Mika J Lehtimäki carries out research in the field of private equity, financial law and corporate transactions. He is currently carrying out research on leveraged buy-outs and corporate restructuring.  He is also involved in combining financial law and regulation with game theory and computer science. Mika has been an associate editor of the Oxford Business Law Blog.

He completed his masters degree in the University of Helsinki in 1999. He has an M.Jur (2003, Distinction) degree and an M.St (2006) degree from the University of Oxford. His M.St thesis was titled 'Debt Subordination in Corporate Liquidation' and his DPhil topic focuses on 'Intercreditor Agreement as a Contractual Solution to Restructuring Leveraged Buy-Outs'.

Mika has long experience of M&A and financial transactions, deal structuring and assisting funds and institutional investors in cross-border transactions. He has been listed several times as a leading financial and M&A lawyer.

He can also be found on LinkedIn.


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Corporate finance, banking law and regulation, M&A, hedge funds, private equity funds, corporate restructuring, derivatives, game theory, financial economics, computer science, programming, artificial intelligence in financial law

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