Juha Koponen heads the firm’s capital markets team. He is a dual qualified (Finland and New York) transactional lawyer who focuses his practice on capital markets, M&A and private equity transactions. He has advised issuers and underwriters on public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, including IPOs, high-yield debt offerings, convertible debt issuances and rights offerings. He has also advised bidders and target companies on tender offers.

Prior to joining Borenius, Juha was a partner with another major Finnish law firm. His prior experience includes working as an associate at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP for three years (New York and London) and as a corporate legal counsel at Nokia Corporation focusing on securities regulation.