Mikko Hulkko | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Mikko Hulkko
Mikko Hulkko

Mikko Hulkko

Partner, Helsinki, London

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“Clients have been resoundingly positive about Mikko Hulkko, describing him as ‘absolutely fantastic. We trust him, his expertise is superb and he is one of our favourite lawyers in Finland.’”

Chambers Europe 2017

Overview

Mikko Hulkko advises both underwriters and issuers in connection with international equity and debt offerings, including listings on one or more securities exchanges.

His recent capital markets work has been mainly in international capital markets transactions of industrial companies and financial institutions in the Nordic countries. He also advises clients on general corporate and securities law matters, including compliance with US federal securities laws and Finnish company and securities laws.

Mikko joined White & Case's Helsinki office in 1999 and has also worked in the Firm's London and Paris offices. Mikko is currently sharing his time between the Helsinki and London offices.

He is an active participant in discussions surrounding international equity and a frequent contributor to the Firm's industry alerts.

Bars and Courts

  • New York State Bar

Education

  • LLM, Columbia Law School, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • Masters in European Union Law, Katholic University of Leuven, Belgium
  • LLM, University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law

Languages

  • English
  • Finnish
  • Swedish

Experience

Rovio €896 million IPO, 2017

Representing Carnegie Investment Bank AB, Finland Branch and Danske Bank A/S, Helsinki Branch, as joint global coordinators, and Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch and OP Corporate Bank plc, as joint bookrunners, in connection with Rovio Entertainment Corporation’s IPO and listing on Nasdaq Helsinki.

Combination of Munksjö and Ahlstrom, 2017

Representing Munksjö Oyj on the combination of Munksjö and Ahlstrom Corporation through a statutory absorption merger.

Kamux €119 million IPO, 2017

Representing Kamux Corporation and its selling shareholder, Intera Fund II Ky, in connection with Kamux’s IPO and listing on Nasdaq Helsinki.

Motherson Sumi Systems €571 million tender offer for PKC, 2017

Representing Motherson Sumi Systems Ltd. on its €571 million voluntary recommended public tender offer for all shares and stock options in PKC Group Plc.

Stora Enso €300 million notes offering under its EMTN Program and related tender offer, 2017

Representing Stora Enso Oyj on its issue of €300 million notes due 2027 under its €4 billion euro medium-term note (EMTN) program and its related tender offers to the holders of its €500 million notes due 2018 and €500 million notes due 2019 to tender such notes for purchase for cash.

Metso €300 million notes offering under its EMTN Program and related tender offer, 2017

Representing Metso Corporation on its issue of €300 million notes due 2024 under its €1.5 billion euro medium-term note (EMTN) program and the related tender offer by Nordea Bank AB (publ) to the holders of Metso's €400 million notes due 2019 to tender such notes for purchase for cash.

Ahlstrom-Munksjo €250 million notes offering, 2017

Representing Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj in its offering of €250 million five-year notes. Nordea Bank and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken acted as the joint lead managers and joint bookrunners. In addition, White & Case represented Ahlstrom-Munksjö on its simultaneous cash tender offer for its existing €100 million notes due 2019.

Tokmanni €165 million IPO, 2016

Representing Tokmanni Group Corporation and its selling shareholder, the Nordic Capital company Cidron Disco S.à r.l., in connection with Tokmanni’s IPO and listing on Nasdaq Helsinki.

Awards & Recognition

Ranked Lawyer in Capital Markets (Band 2) – Finland, Chambers Europe 2017

Highly Regarded for Capital Markets – Finland, IFLR 1000 2018

Foreign Expert Based in Finland: Capital Markets: Debt & Equity – USA, Chambers Global 2017