Expert resume of Dr. Matti Engelberg
Founding Partner, Doctor of Laws with Court Training
Matti Engelberg is Founding Partner of Engelberg&Co Ltd, an exclusive finance law consulting firm based in Helsinki, Finland. He has over 30 years´ of experience in the international finance and capital markets. From 2003 to 2019 he served, as Senior Advisor and Partner, in one of the leading Nordic Law Firms, Hannes Snellman, with prior 18 years of leading legal positions within Nordea Bank and its predecessors.
Dr. Engelberg's practice concentrates on finance and capital markets, cross-border corporate transactions and finance restructuring. The reference clientele has included leading Nordic public companies, banks and sovereign and supranational entities. Engelberg has represented the arrangers in over 200 syndicated loan transactions, as well as numerous capital market transactions and structured financing arrangements including securitisation.
Since 1995, Dr. Engelberg has organised and chaired frequent seminars on Financial Law for leading CFO's and legal counsels and acted as Chairman and Speaker at numerous conferences organised by, inter alia, Nordic Capital Markets Forum and International Loan Market Association. Recently, he acted as a moderator of a Round Table Seminar on English Company Law Framework Schemes of Arrangement. This has also been his academic research topic.
Mr. Engelberg has repeatedly been ranked as Expert and Leading Lawyer by Who’s Who Legal, IFLR1000, Chambers, Legal 500, Best Lawyers and has actively contributed to the work of various market organisations.
Dr. Engelberg holds his Master of Laws from the University of Helsinki (1985), has been trained on the bench (1987) and defended his LL.D.-dissertation on preventive restructuring legal frameworks in 2019.