HPP appoints Emil Degerholm as Senior Counsel in Transactions team

HPP Attorneys is pleased to announce the arrival of Emil Degerholm as Senior Counsel in HPP’s Transactions team effective as of Monday 4 May. Emil Degerholm is a highly-experienced transactional lawyer with over a decade’s experience of advising on the full range of M&A, joint venture and corporate structuring transactions. He has particular experience of assisting private equity clients on sell-side divestments as well as buy-outs and structured auction processes. His wider experience also includes PE fund-related issues and he also has significant experience of advising on Warranty & Indemnity insurance underwriting processes. His transactional work covers a wide range of sectors, including real estate transactions.

Commenting on his move, Degerholm said: “I am really pleased to join HPP at a time of real growth in its transactional practice. HPP’s team has been increasingly noticeable in the M&A and private equity markets in recent years. I was impressed by the range of expertise the team possesses and their ambition for continued growth both in the domestic M&A market and increasingly in cross-border transactional work, something I have been very involved in and will continue to focus on.”

HPP’s Managing Partner, Markku Mäkinen, commenting on Degerholm’s arrival, said: “Emil’s arrival is another reflection of HPP strengthening our ability to handle high-value, complex transactional work, and our focus on attracting and advising a growing roster of private equity clients, both Finnish and international. Attracting talented and experienced lawyers is important to our future growth and we are delighted that Emil has chosen to join HPP to help us continue the positive development of the firm. Emil’s expertise will add significant value to both our firm and, ultimately, our clients.”

Prior to joining HPP, Degerholm spent 12 years in the Transactions team at another leading Finnish law firm.

Emil Degerholm can be contacted as follows:

Emil Degerholm
Senior Counsel
040 566 2128

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