BDO and Midventum join forces in corporate finance advisory services
18 August 2022
The new co-operation will provide clients with broad expertise in corporate finance to support clients through all stages of growth.
BDO’s international network of 95,000 experts, versatile service offering and strong industry expertise will provide the clients of Midventum with an access to a wide range of services covered by BDO’s extensive network of experts. BDO Corporate Finance and Transactions Team gains strong experience in financing arrangements as a founding member of Midventum, Marko Roukkula, will provide the new BDO Corporate Finance Team with extensive experience in financing arrangements.
“We will be able to provide our clients with top-class service in most areas of corporate finance while being one of the most versatile service providers in the industry both for entrepreneur-driven businesses and SMEs. Roukkula’s strong experience in planning and implementing corporate finance solutions will help us to serve our clients in finding the right solutions to fit their special capital needs,” says the partner and team leader of BDO Valuation & Corporate Finance team Jan Kovero.
Marko Roukkula has worked at Midventum since the company was established in 2008. In addition to founding Midventum, Roukkula has an extensive experience from different positions at OP Corporate Bank, latest as a Finance Director. Roukkula has a total of 20 years of experience in corporate transactions and financing arrangements, of which he worked around 15 years as an advisor. His special expertise in corporate transactions and financing arrangements has accumulated from assignments in several industries in both Finnish and international markets. Roukkula’s strength lies in versatile experience in several financing arrangements - he is best known for combining his extensive alternative direct lending experience with a strong background in entrepreneur-driven and family-owned companies.
The Corporate Finance services is BDO’s growing business area
BDO’s Nordic Corporate Finance and Transactions Team comprises more than 100 experts; internationally there are over 2,500 professionals engaged in deals every day. The Finnish clients can benefit from the services of one of the most experienced M&A teams in the market.
“Our aim is to provide our clients with a top-class service by understanding each client’s special needs to support them in profitable growth. Our competence lies in our network of partners around the world. Through the network of international partners, we are able to provide solutions even for the most complex corporate finance challenges. Our aim is to be the number one Corporate Finance service provider both for SMEs and companies in the infrastructure industry” says Kovero.
Through the new co-operation, Marko Roukkula will continue to serve the clients of Midventum as part of BDO Corporate Finance’s expert team.
“Our goal is to create diversified solutions together and in co-operation with BDO’s international network, which will work seamlessly for our clients and allow us to combine our strengths and expertise. With this co-operation, we can more comprehensively support companies and their owners at every step of corporate finance, no matter if it is the acquisition or sale of a company or single business operation, consolidating sectors, acquiring financing or other arrangements in ownership or structure,” says Roukkula.