Avance wins Mergermarket’s Finland M&A Legal Adviser of the Year Award

Avance has received Mergermarket’s European M&A Awards 2021 – Finland M&A Legal Adviser of the Year Award.

“We are honoured to be awarded this prestigious award by Mergermarket. I am proud of the entire Avance team and what we have achieved together. We want to express a special thank you to our clients for placing trust in us. This award serves as an excellent motivator to continue working to improve our services and exceed our clients’ expectations,” says Ilkka Perheentupa.

Avance celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2021 and has during this past decade cemented its position among the most recognized legal advisers in high-end, complex M&A in Finland and the Nordics. Avance has recently been centrally engaged in a majority of the largest and most interesting corporate transactions in the Finnish market, including advising DoorDash, Inc. in the acquisition of Wolt Enterprises Oy, advising Hologic, Inc. in the acquisition of Mobidiag Oy, advising Vapo Oy in the sale of Nevel Oy to Ardian, advising Blackstone Tactical Opportunities and Brunswick Real Estate in the sale of Kielo to Castellum and advising Reworks Oy and its shareholders in the sale of the company to Playtika.

The Mergermarket European M&A Awards recognize financial and legal advisers’ excellence in M&A deals in Europe, and are based on an in-depth analysis of an independent judging panel as well as the Mergermarket’s transaction database. There is only one winner per category, which means an M&A Award from Mergermarket is true recognition of an outstanding year.