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Translink Corporate Finance Oy
Kluuvikatu 5
00100 Helsinki, Finland
Tel: +358 20 743 2790

Email addresses are of the form of “first name’s first letter”+”last name” For example John Doe’s email address is


Tero Nummenpää, Partner

Tero Nummenpää has been involved with M&A since early 2000s. Before founding Translink Finland, he worked as Investment Manager in an investment company PCA Infocom Finance Oy. Tero is the Chairman of the Board of Translink International AG that coordinates Translink’s international operations. Tero holds an M.Sc. (Tech.) from University of Tampere and an MBA from Virginia Tech. He has participated in various deals within the IT sector and is member of our IT industry group.

Jari Lauriala, Partner

Jari Lauriala has worked since 2000 in the investment banking sector advising leading Finnish and international corporations, private equity funds and financial institutions in a broad range of domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions and finance transactions. His expertise includes venture capital and private equity transactions, leveraged financing arrangements, complex security issues, IPOs, structuring and establishment of private equity funds and structuring and negotiating investments into target companies. He has published several books and articles. Jari holds an LL.M and an MBA from Aalto University.

Pontus Backlund, Partner

Pontus Backlund has been working with M&A since 2006. He has advised Finnish entrepreneurs, international corporations and private equities and executed numerous cross-border M&A transactions. He has also advised companies in their IPO processes. Pontus holds an M.Sc. (Tech.) from Aalto University and an M.Sc. from Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki. He has participated in various deals within the IT sector and is member of our IT industry group.

Lars-Olof Staffans, Partner

Since 1980’s Mr. Staffans has worked in commercial and investment banks, including e.g. various executive positions in Mandatum & Co. During his career he has been involved in hundreds of transactions both on the sell- and buy-side.

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