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ARI
LEPPÄNEN

+358 40 525 9241

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Ari has twenty years of experience in corporate finance.

Ari has twenty years of experience in corporate finance. He joined PCA in 1996 and has been Managing Partner since 2007. Ari’s broad experience in corporate finance advisory covers M&A, financial structuring and fundraising projects in various industrial sectors including electronics, IT, consumer, retail, service, construction and real estate. Before his investment banking career, Ari held various financial administration positions. Ari holds a M.Sc. (Econ.) degree from Aalto University School of Business and an MBA from the Moore School of Business, USA.

TIMO
LEINO

+358 50 325 5754

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Timo has 35 years of experience in corporate finance.

Over the past 35 years, Timo has actively operated as an investment banker at JPMorgan and UBS Warburg, in management consulting at Boston Consulting Group and Booz Allen Hamilton as well as in private equity at Triton Partners. Over the past ten years, Timo’s specialization has been in debt and capital advisory and corporate governance. He joined PCA in 2017 as Senior Partner when Linnea Advisors merged with PCA – a true homecoming for Timo after being one of PCA’s founding partners and our first Managing Partner in 1992-1996. Timo holds a legal degree from the University of Helsinki and he is an active board professional.

KALLE
HELANDER

+358 40 504 3462

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Kalle has over 15 years of experience in private equity and debt and capital advisory.

Kalle has over 15 years of experience in private equity and debt and capital advisory from e.g. 3i and KPMG. He joined PCA in 2017 as Senior Partner when Linnea Advisors merged with PCA. Kalle is responsible for Debt and Capital advisory at PCA. He has vast experience in M&A transactions and capital structuring in many sectors. Kalle holds an M.Sc. (Eng.) in industrial management from Aalto University.

MIKA
JALAMO

+358 40 521 1002

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Mika has over twenty years of experience in investment banking.

Mika has over twenty years of experience in investment banking. He joined PCA in 1996 and is Senior Partner at the company. Mika has led a number of mergers and acquisitions projects, share issues for publicly traded companies, as well as fundraising for growth companies in multiple industries. Prior to joining PCA, he worked at Investa Asset Management from 1993 to 1996. Mika has also worked for several years as equity analyst at Kansallis-Osake-Pankki (now Nordea). Mika holds a M.Sc. (Econ.) degree from Aalto University School of Business.

TIMO
LAPPALAINEN

+358 40 503 2139

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Timo has nearly 20 years of experience in corporate finance.

Timo has nearly 20 years of experience in corporate finance. He joined PCA in 1999 and is Senior Partner at the company. Timo has led numerous domestic and cross-border transactions for private companies, publicly traded companies and private equity companies. He has also been responsible for developing PCA’s processes within this area. Timo has not specialised in any specific sector but has a wealth of experience in consumer facing business as well as in electronics related industries. In addition to an LLM degree, Timo holds a M.Sc. (Econ.) degree.

JUHA
RAUNIO

+358 40 570 5260

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Juha has 20 years of experience in corporate finance.

Juha has 20 years of experience in corporate finance. He joined PCA in 1998 and is Senior Partner at the company. Juha has gained broad experience in mergers and acquisitions and fundraising projects. He has gained industry experience specialising in the IT, media, and telecom operator sectors. Juha has previously served as board member at NetHawk (provider of network testing and measurement tools), Green Stream Network (emission allowances broker) and PCA Infocom Finance (IT investment firm). Prior to joining PCA, Juha worked for IVO International (now ÅF). Juha holds a M.Sc. (Econ.) degree from Aalto University School of Business.

TAPIO
TOLVANEN

+358 40 533 9474

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Tapio has over twenty years’ experience in equity capital markets and mergers and acquisitions.

Tapio has over twenty years’ experience in equity capital markets and mergers and acquisitions. He joined PCA in 1997 and is Senior Partner at the company. Tapio was Managing Director at PCA from 2005 to 2007. He has led several equity capital markets and M&A projects in a variety of industrial sectors, and has also advised several large companies on designing and implementing equity-related incentive schemes. Before joining PCA, Tapio worked for the Finnish Central Securities Depository and was responsible for managing IPO, share issues and M&A transaction projects. He has also been a board member at several service companies. Tapio holds an LL.M. from the University of Helsinki and an MBA from Henley Business School. Tapio is a member of Directors’ Institute of Finland.

TOMMI
WALTHER

+358 40 501 9975

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Tommi has nearly 15 years of experience in investment banking.

Tommi has nearly 15 years of experience in investment banking. He joined PCA in 2004 and is Partner at the company. Tommi has played a key role in a number of domestic and cross-border M&A and fundraising transactions for both publicly listed and private corporations. Prior to joining PCA, Tommi worked as a top-rated analyst at the European investment banking arm of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) in London. Tommi holds a M.Sc. (Econ.) degree in finance from Aalto University School of Business and has also studied industrial management at Aalto University. He is also a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) charterholder.

ANTTI
HEIKKILÄ

+358 40 551 9299

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Antti has over 20 years of experience in working on the legal aspects of M&A and the capital markets.

Antti has over 20 years of experience in working on the legal aspects of M&A and the capital markets. He joined PCA in 2000 and is Partner at the company. Antti has provided legal expertise in a large part of PCA’s client projects in M&A, share issues and other financing transactions, and equity based incentive schemes. Prior to joining PCA, Antti worked as a lawyer for Roschier Attorneys Ltd, as Chief Legal Counsel for Vattenfall’s Finnish operations and as Legal Counsel for the Capital Markets Division of Kansallis-Osake-Pankki (now Nordea Bank). Antti holds an LL.M. from the University of Helsinki.

MARJU
SIMPANEN

+358 40 541 6983

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Marju has held various positions in the field of M&A, investor relations and management compensation since 2007.

Marju has held various positions in the field of M&A, investor relations and management compensation since 2007. She was employed by PCA in 2007-2011, after which she worked for Rautaruukki (now SSAB) and UPM. Marju returned to PCA in 2016 and is Associate Partner at the company. She holds a M.Sc. (Econ.) degree from Aalto University School of Business and from EDHEC Business School in France.

KIMMO
VOUTILAINEN

+358 50 377 9900

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Kimmo has nearly 10 years of experience in corporate finance and strategy.

Kimmo has nearly 10 years of experience in corporate finance and strategy. He joined PCA in 2012 and is Associate Partner at the Company. Prior to PCA, Kimmo worked as an analyst for Sanoma and Ernst & Young Corporate Finance, participating in various domestic and cross-border M&A transactions. Kimmo holds a M.Sc. (Econ.) degree from Aalto University School of Business.

ELINA
RIUTTA

+358 40 595 5266

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Elina has 16 years of experience from capital markets.

Elina has 16 years of experience from capital markets. She joined PCA in 2017 when Linnea Advisors merged with PCA. Elisa works with projects to optimize and rearrange our clients’ financing and capital structure. In 2000-2016 Elina worked at Evli Bank as an equity analyst (capital goods, banks & insurance), strategist and in corporate finance. Prior to Evli, Elina worked as controller of Konecranes´ Eastern European subsidiaries and in various finance related roles at Sisu Terminal Systems, currently part of Cargotec. Elina holds a M.Sc. degree from the Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki.

MIKKO
HIRVONEN

+358 40 549 8369

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Mikko joined PCA as an Analyst in 2017 when Linnea Advisors merged with PCA.

Mikko joined PCA as an Analyst in 2017 when Linnea Advisors merged with PCA. Prior to Linnea, Mikko worked as an analyst at Pohjola Bank and OP Corporate Bank since 2014. Mikko holds a M.Sc. (Econ.) degree from the University of Jyväskylä.

NORA
LATVAKANGAS

+358 40 967 8338

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Nora joined PCA as an Analyst in September 2016.

Nora joined PCA as an Analyst in September 2016. Nora holds a M.Sc. (Econ.) degree in finance from the University of Vaasa.

NIKO
PIIPARINEN

+358 40 752 2333

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Niko has two years’ experience from financial markets.

Niko joined PCA as an Analyst in January 2017. Niko has two years’ experience from financial markets. Prior to joining PCA, he worked in derivatives sales at Nordea Markets. Niko holds a M.Sc. (Econ.) degree in finance from Aalto University School of Business.

NICKLAS
SIVULA

+358 400 347 875

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Nicklas has two years of experience in corporate finance and strategy.

Nicklas has two years of experience in corporate finance and strategy. Prior to joining PCA, he worked as an analyst at Nokia in Finland, Germany and Taiwan, participating in M&A and strategy projects in 2016-17. Before Nokia, he gained experience from Vaaka Partners, MCF Corporate Finance and BearingPoint. Nicklas holds a M.Sc. (Econ.) degree from the University of Vaasa.

KAROLIINA
MYLLYKANGAS

+358 40 707 9508

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Karoliina is responsible for PCAˈs administrative functions.

Karoliina is responsible for PCAˈs administrative functions. She joined PCA in November 2014. Karoliina worked previously as an assistant at Ideakone Oy, part of Fonecta Group. Karoliina holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the Vaasa University of Applied Sciences.

ARI
LEPPÄNEN

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TIMO
LEINO

KALLE
HELANDER

MIKA
JALAMO

TIMO
LAPPALAINEN

JUHA
RAUNIO

TAPIO
TOLVANEN

TOMMI
WALTHER

ANTTI
HEIKKILÄ

MARJU
SIMPANEN

KIMMO
VOUTILAINEN

ELINA
RIUTTA

MIKKO
HIRVONEN

NORA
LATVAKANGAS

NIKO
PIIPARINEN

NICKLAS
SIVULA

KAROLIINA
MYLLYKANGAS