Armatori Corporate Finance

Armatori Corporate Finance, with roots dating back to 2001, is a Finnish corporate finance company offering M&A and financial advisory services. Armatori is owned by its partners and is independent from financial institutions and investors, thereby providing services without any conflicts of interest.

Our clients include investors, private and public companies, family businesses, private equity investors, financial institutions as well as their respective owners.

We offer our clients customised solutions of the highest quality. Our business philosophy is based on client focus, creativity, quality and integrity.

Through our M&A Worldwide network, covering six continents, we provide access to industry expertise, a large number of strategic buyers, transaction targets and financial partners to ensure a successful transaction.


Mergers and Acquisitions

We advise our clients in various M&A transactions such as:

  • Sales of private and public companies as a whole, or in parts
  • Acquisitions of private or public companies
  • Mergers and joint ventures
  • Advising in public tender offers
  • Advising the Board of target companies to maximize shareholder value
  • Providing fairness opinions in transactions

Financial Advisory

We advise our clients in the financing of their businesses through the following:

  • Optimising the capital structure
  • Assessing alternative financing sources
  • Raising equity and debt financing
  • Structuring subordinated instruments
  • Advising in changes relating to shareholder structure
  • Advising in acquisition financing


We advise our clients in restructurings and strategic changes such as:

  • Divesting or restructuring companies in financial distress
  • Evaluating action plans for improved profitability
  • Assessing and enhancing financial flexibility
  • Resolutions in financial conflicts of interests
  • Evaluating business closure versus sales

General Advisory

Based on our strong financial skills, we also offer general advisory services such as:

  • Valuations and opinions of fair market value
  • Analyses for developing business portfolios
  • Strategic analyses in conjunction with M&A transactions
  • Advice in modifying group structure and shareholder base
  • Incentive plans for management and employees



Niklas Uddström

Niklas has substantial M&A experience from several industries, including engineering, ICT, professional services, food, shipping, airlines, freight, pulp and paper, banking and insurance, construction and media. His previous engagements also include IPOs and de-listings, issues of shares and debt instruments, restructurings, fairness opinions and valuations.

Prior to Armatori Corporate Finance, Niklas worked at leading global, Nordic and Finnish corporate finance companies. He held executive positions at Ernst & Young, Danske Bank Corporate Finance and Mandatum & Co.

Niklas holds an M.Sc. Degree in Engineering and a B.Sc. Degree in Finance.



Markus Hämäläinen

Markus has led over one hundred M&A projects globally, covering industrial engineering and B2B services, automation, offshore operations as well as the construction industry. Markus has significant experience in strategic planning, business integration, business development and corporate law.

Before starting at Armatori Corporate Finance, Markus held executive positions at Cargotec, Hiab, KONE and Partek, all major international industrial corporations.

Markus holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) Degree.


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M&A Worldwide

M&A Worldwide was established in 2004 and has since then developed into a leading global network of merger and acquisition professionals with a presence in over 40 countries. The aim of the network is to initiate and execute mergers and acquisitions as well as divestments.

The partners of the network have leading positions in their respective countries. Client value is created through first-hand relations and market intelligence in search of international investors and transaction opportunities.

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Niklas Uddström
phone +358 40 5853186

Markus Hämäläinen
phone +358 40 7573951

Armatori Corporate Finance Oy

Kluuvikatu 7, 5th floor
FI-00100 Helsinki