Claes is the Managing Partner at Oaklins Merasco in Finland. He has more than 20 years of experience in transactions acting as advisor, executive and investor. Claes has participated in a vast number of M&A and financing deals across several industries, working with public and private companies, successful entrepreneurs and the government. His senior executive roles in firms in the technology and IT sectors as well as banking have contributed to his deep understanding of the dynamics in these areas. Notable clients he has recently advised include Taaleri Plc, Siili Solutions Plc, CVC Capital Partners and Rapala VMC Corporation.
Prior to joining Oaklins Merasco, Claes was the head of Heiroth Capital, a boutique advisory firm in Helsinki. He has an MSc in Economics from the Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration in Helsinki and an MSc in Law from Helsinki University. He is Chairman of the Lauri Jäntti Foundation.
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