Our experienced advisory teams will help your business to develop and grow in a constantly changing market environment. We offer tailored solutions with a collaborative approach and with a focus on critical and value-influencing factors.

Our professional services support you whether you’re looking at a transaction, valuation issue, dispute or need for a turnaround.

We often work together with other well-known corporate finance, law, and private equity firms. Our experienced specialists, together with our global network in over 140 countries, enables us to assist you with cross-border assignments.

Every successful transaction needs a thoroughly performed due diligence, valuation, and deal structuring. Our team will assist you to get a clear view of the transaction target and its value, and identify possible risks related to the transaction. We can help you throughout the transaction process from the pre-transaction planning to the post-transaction integration.

Our advisory services include:

  • M&A advisory services
  • Transaction advisory services
  • Valuations
  • Restructuring advisory

Our Advisory

M&A services

Our M&A advisory team will assist you, whether you need strategic advice, you are buying or selling a business, planning an MBO/MBI or you need to raise funds.

Valuation services

Do you know the value of your business?

Transaction advisory services

Planning an acquisition or a sale of a business? Our dedicated transaction advisory team helps you through the process, focusing on transaction-critical factors.

Recovery & reorganisation

Our experienced restructuring advisory team helps businesses to improve their operating performance and profitability.


Advisor to Tokmanni in connection with the acquisition of Click Shoes and Shoe House
Grant Thornton acted as advisor to Tokmanni in connection with the acquisition of Click Shoes Oy and Shoe House Oy in February 2023. The services provided included Financial and Tax Due Diligence. Click Shoes Oy and Shoe House Oy operate 29 shoe retail stores around Finland. The combined revenue of the two companies was nearly 10 million euros for the fiscal year 2021, and the companies employed some 100 persons. Tokmanni is a retail chain publicly listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Tokmanni Oyj generated 1.1 billion euros in revenue in 2021 and employed over 4000 employees. The ownership of Click Shoes Oy and Shoe House Oy is transferred to Tokmanni on 1 March 2023.
Advisor to KLINGER in the acquisition of Econosto
Grant Thornton acted as the financial advisor to KLINGER Finland Oy, part of KLINGER Group, in the acquisition of Econosto Oy. Econosto Oy is a Finnish company specializing in import and sale of industrial and power plant products such as high-quality valves, level gauges, actuators, strainers as well as steam and pressure solutions. The client base consists mainly of shipyards, manufacturing industries and power plants. KLINGER Finland Oy is a solutions provider for the technical trade sector and is a part of the international KLINGER Group. KLINGER Group operates in 60 countries worldwide and is a leading manufacturer and supplier of industrial sealing, fluid control and fluid monitoring systems.
Grant Thornton Finland advised Smartfin in their investment to Happeo Oy
Grant Thornton advised Smartfin in the US$26 million Series-B funding round of Happeo Oy in July 2022. Happeo provides an intranet platform centered around a knowledge hub that can be used for internal communications, engagement of employees, and community building. Happeo’s revenue for FY21 was c.€5 million and has 124 employees in Finland, Netherlands, US, and Romania. Smartfin is a Brussels-based venture capital investor, investing in B2B technology companies. Currently, Smartfin has 20 portfolio companies and €380 million in assets under management.


Grant Thornton advised Instalco on the acquisition of Kyrön Sähkö Oy
In February 2022, Instalco acquired Kyrön Sähkö Oy. Kyrön Sähkö is a full-service electrical contractor spesialised in providing electrical installations for sawmill industry, and heat and power plants. The company’s revenue is ca.€8 million and it employs ca.50 persons. The acquisition complements Instalco’s operations as one of the leading Nordic companies in the field of heating & plumbing, electrical, ventilation and cooling installations. Grant Thornton was responsible for the financial due diligence process in the project.
Grant Thornton advised Lassila & Tikanoja Plc in entering into a joint venture with Neova Oy
Lassila & Tikanoja Plc has entered into a joint venture with Neova Oy in December 2021. The joint venture comprises L&T Biowatti Oy, owned by Lassila & Tikanoja Plc, and Neova Oy’s energy wood business. The joint venture’s revenue will be some €100 million and it will employ some 100 persons. Grant Thornton advised L&T in the process.
Grant Thornton advised Landis+Gyr on the acquisition of AMR business operations of Telia Finland
July 2021 - Landis+Gyr Plc acquired Telia’s AMR (Automated Meter Reading) business in Finland as a part of its strategy to further expand the service business in the EMEA region. The acquisition covers more than 950,000 metering points and a dedicated team of AMI service professionals from Telia. Landis+Gyr AG is a leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions. Grant Thornton’s team provided Landis+Gyr financial due diligence services.


Grant Thornton advised Lotus Maskin & Transport AB on the acquisition of the demolition business from Delete Finland Oy
Grant Thornton acted as financial advisor to Lotus Maskin & Transport AB in connection with the acquisition of the demolition business from Delete Finland Oy (part of Delete Group Oyj). The acquired business is Finland’s leading player in demolition services with revenue of ca. €50.9m in FY19 and headcount of 163. Lotus Maskin & Transport AB is Sweden’s leading company in demolition, drilling and remediation services. After the transaction, the Group’s revenue amount to ca. SEK1.2bn and they employ some 450 professionals. The project was carried out in co-operation with Grant Thornton Sweden and services provided included Financial and Tax Due Diligence and financial modelling services.
Grant Thornton advised Helix Partners on the acquisitions of Katsastus Kovalainen and Q-katsastus group
Grant Thornton advised Helix Partners on the acquisitions of Katsastus Kovalainen and Q-katsastus group. Grant Thornton provided financial- and tax due diligence services to Helix Partners in connection with the acquisitions of Katsastus Kovalainen and five vehicle inspection stations operated under the Q-katsastus brand in November 2020. In FY19, the Group’s combined revenue amounted to ca. €4m, EBITDA to ca. €1.1m and employed some 30 professionals. Helix Partners is a Finnish investment company focusing on majority investments in SME’s with a proven and sustainable business model.

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