Rabbe Sittnikow




Rabbe is a partner within the firm's M&A practice in Helsinki and he has a special focus on infrastructure and energy related matters. He joined the firm in 1999 and became a partner in 2007.
He has over 15 years of experience of corporate law and various private and public M&A deals, most of which have involved a cross-border element. A significant amount of the deals have also involved either private equity funds directly or private equity backed companies.
He has also considerable experience from infrastructure and energy related deals, having advised on all major Finnish road and railway PPP projects and some of the largest Finnish electricity distribution network deals as well as in relation to the planned Finnish nuclear power plant projects.
Rabbe is acting as Vice-Chair of the International Bar Association’s M&A and Corporate Committee.
He spent 1.5 years during 2008-2009 as a resident partner at Hannes Snellman's office in Moscow advising foreign clients on Russia related M&A and corporate matters.

•	Ranked as a Leading lawyer in Banking, Capital markets, Energy and infrastructure, M&A and Project finance in the 2014 and 2015 editions of IFLR1000
•	Ranked among the best lawyers in the 2014 and 2015 editions (Helsinki: Mergers and Acquisitions) of Best Lawyers®
•	"Within Corporate and M&A, Hannes Snellman Attorneys at Law Ltd is a first tier firm." "Among those singled out for praise is Rabbe Sittnikow.", Legal 500, 2010

Contact details

+358 9 2288 4343 / +358 40 544 5280

Areas of Practice



University level studies in finance and business administration at Hanken - the Swedish School of Ec
Master of Laws, University of Helsinki, 1999


Member of the Finnish Bar Association
Member of the International Bar Association
Officer of the M&A and Corporate Law Committee of the International Bar Association
Member of AIJA - the International Association of Young Lawyers
Associate member of the American Bar Association