People

Elisa Viiri

Associate

Elisa advises clients on all types of financing transactions, including acquisition finance, real estate finance, as well as refinancing and restructuring. She also provides advice on questions related to general corporate, contract, commercial, and property law.

Elisa joined Hannes Snellman as a trainee in September 2020 and was appointed as an associate in May 2021.

Dedicated with strong attention to detail.

Legal 500, 2023


References

Transaction 

Counsel to YIT Oyj in relation to its EUR 33.5 million directed share issue, its issue of EUR 36 million convertible notes and certain amendments to its EUR 300 million revolving credit facility agreement with Nordea, Danske Bank, LähiTapiola, OP Corporate Bank, SEB, and Swedbank and its EUR 140 million term loan facility agreement with OP Corporate Bank, SEB, and Swedbank.

Role

Counsel to YIT Oyj

Anniina Järvinen

Anniina Järvinen

Partner
anniina.jarvinen@hannessnellman.com
Markus Bremer

Markus Bremer

Partner
markus.bremer@hannessnellman.com
Mikko Heinonen

Mikko Heinonen

Partner
mikko.heinonen@hannessnellman.com
Janne Veneranta

Janne Veneranta

Managing Associate
janne.veneranta@hannessnellman.com
Sofi Lehtinen

Sofi Lehtinen

Associate
sofi.lehtinen@hannessnellman.com
Elisa Viiri

Elisa Viiri

Associate
elisa.viiri@hannessnellman.com
Tobias Palmgren

Tobias Palmgren

Associate
tobias.palmgren@hannessnellman.com

Hannes Snellman acted as counsel to YIT Oyj in relation to its EUR 140 million term loan facility agreement with OP Corporate Bank, SEB, and Swedbank.

Markus Bremer

Markus Bremer

Partner
markus.bremer@hannessnellman.com
Janne Veneranta

Janne Veneranta

Managing Associate
janne.veneranta@hannessnellman.com
Elisa Viiri

Elisa Viiri

Associate
elisa.viiri@hannessnellman.com
Mikko Heinonen

Mikko Heinonen

Partner
mikko.heinonen@hannessnellman.com
Robert Gordin

Robert Gordin

Senior Associate
robert.gordin@hannessnellman.com

Parties

OP Corporate Bank plc, Danske Bank A/S, SATO Corporation and Sato-Asunnot Oy

Transaction

Counsel to OP Corporate Bank plc and Danske Bank A/S in relation to SATO’s EUR 100 million sustainability linked secured term loan facility agreement.

Deal Value

EUR 100 million

Role

Counsel to OP Corporate Bank plc and Danske Bank A/S

Markus Bremer

Markus Bremer

Partner
markus.bremer@hannessnellman.com
Josefina Aalto

Josefina Aalto

Counsel
josefina.aalto@hannessnellman.com
Elisa Viiri

Elisa Viiri

Associate
elisa.viiri@hannessnellman.com

Parties:

SEB Private Equity, VaccinDirekt.

Transaction:

Counsel to SEB Private Equity in Its Divestment of VaccinDirekt

Deal value: 

Value not public

Role:

Counsel to SEB Private Equity.

Santeri Jääskeläinen

Santeri Jääskeläinen

Associate
santeri.jaaskelainen@hannessnellman.com
Elisa Viiri

Elisa Viiri

Associate
elisa.viiri@hannessnellman.com

Parties:

Mandatum Asset Management Ltd, NREP’s Noli Studios

Transaction:

Counsel to Mandatum Asset Management Ltd in arranging a senior secured financing for the acquisition of land and for the construction of NREP’s Noli Studios in Otaniemi, Espoo

Deal Value:

Value not public

Role:

Counsel to Mandatum Asset Management Ltd

Antti Nyberg

Antti Nyberg

Partner
antti.nyberg@hannessnellman.com
Matias Moberg

Matias Moberg

Managing Associate
matias.moberg@hannessnellman.com
Elisa Viiri

Elisa Viiri

Associate
elisa.viiri@hannessnellman.com

Parties 

NREP (Buyer), a fund managed by Genesta (Seller)

Transaction 

Hannes Snellman acted as counsel to NREP in the financing and refinancing of the acquisition of the historic office property Bulevardi 21 located in Central Helsinki from a fund managed by Genesta.

Deal Value 

Value not public

Role

Counsel to NREP

Antti Nyberg

Antti Nyberg

Partner
antti.nyberg@hannessnellman.com
Janne Veneranta

Janne Veneranta

Managing Associate
janne.veneranta@hannessnellman.com
Elisa Viiri

Elisa Viiri

Associate
elisa.viiri@hannessnellman.com
Panu Vikberg

Panu Vikberg

Senior Associate
panu.vikberg@hannessnellman.com

Counsel to Eltel AB in financing agreement with banks comprising a EUR 35 million term loan and EUR 90 million revolving credit facility.

Antti Nyberg

Antti Nyberg

Partner
antti.nyberg@hannessnellman.com
Elisa Viiri

Elisa Viiri

Associate
elisa.viiri@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Nordea Bank Abp, Duell Bike-Center, Tecno Globe

Transaction

Counsel to Nordea Bank Abp in financing the acquisition of Tecno Globe by Duell Bike-Center, a portfolio company of Sponsor Capital, and the refinancing of existing financing of Duell Bike-Center

Deal Value

Value not public

Role

Counsel to Nordea Bank Abp

Antti Nyberg

Antti Nyberg

Partner
antti.nyberg@hannessnellman.com
Pauliina Sutinen

Pauliina Sutinen

Senior Associate
pauliina.sutinen@hannessnellman.com
Elisa Viiri

Elisa Viiri

Associate
elisa.viiri@hannessnellman.com

Parties 

NEP Group, Inc. (a Carlyle Group portfolio company), Bright Group Oy (funds managed by CapMan Buyout)

Transaction 

Counsel to global event technology leader NEP Group, Inc., a Carlyle Group portfolio company, in the acquisition of Bright Group, a 360 supplier of live event services in Northern Europe with presence in Finland, Sweden, and Norway.

Deal Value 

Value not public

Role

Counsel to NEP Group, Inc. (a Carlyle Group portfolio company)

Mikael Lustig

Mikael Lustig

Senior Associate
mikael.lustig@hannessnellman.com
Antti Nyberg

Antti Nyberg

Partner
antti.nyberg@hannessnellman.com
Elisa Viiri

Elisa Viiri

Associate
elisa.viiri@hannessnellman.com
Ingrid Remmelgas

Ingrid Remmelgas

Counsel
ingrid.remmelgas@hannessnellman.com
Jesper Nevalainen

Jesper Nevalainen

Partner
jesper.nevalainen@hannessnellman.com
Jenni Parviainen

Jenni Parviainen

Managing Associate
jenni.parviainen@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Nordea Bank Abp, Danske Bank A/S, Handelsbanken Capital Markets Svenska Handelsbanken AB (publ), OP Corporate Bank plc, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (publ), and VR-Group Oy

Transaction

Hannes Snellman acted as counsel to Nordea Bank Abp, Danske Bank A/S, Handelsbanken Capital Markets Svenska Handelsbanken AB (publ), OP Corporate Bank plc, and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (publ) in EUR 200 million sustainability linked revolving credit facility of VR-Group Oy.

Deal Value

EUR 200 million

Role

Counsel to Nordea Bank Abp, Danske Bank A/S, Handelsbanken Capital Markets Svenska Handelsbanken AB (publ), OP Corporate Bank plc, and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (publ)

Antti Nyberg

Antti Nyberg

Partner
antti.nyberg@hannessnellman.com
Elisa Viiri

Elisa Viiri

Associate
elisa.viiri@hannessnellman.com

Rankings

  • "Dedicated with strong attention to detail.", Banking and Finance, Legal 500, 2023 

Memberships and Positions of Trust

  • Member of the Association of Finnish Lawyers

Education and Professional Background

  • Associate, Hannes Snellman, 2021–
  • Master of Laws, University of Helsinki, 2021
  • Associate Trainee, Hannes Snellman, 2020
  • Associate Trainee, Roschier, Attorneys Ltd., 2020
  • Summer Associate, White & Case, Stockholm, Sweden, 2019
  • Studies corresponding to Bachelor of Laws, Uppsala University, Sweden, 2016–2019