The Best Real Estate Investment Bank in Finland


Advium Corporate Finance, eQ Bank Ltd, was awarded “Best Real Estate Investment Bank in Finland” in the Euromoney’s 2008 Liquid Real Estate Awards. The 4th annual real estate industry’s benchmark survey also named Advium as the winner in the following categories:
- Best Real Estate Advisor & Consultant in Finland
- Best Transaction Execution in Finland
- Best Real Estate Financial Services in Finland
As a demonstration of consistent outperformance in the Finnish market, Advium has won the category “Best Transaction Execution in Finland” every year the award has been given since 2005.

“We are much honored that our clients and peers view us as the best advisor in the Finnish property market. Our 100 percent commitment and dedication to provide the best advice and service possible is what brings success both to our clients and us. This award demands and pushes us to continue to provide valuable advice to our clients. The current market environment is challenging and different from 6 months ago. However, through our continuous dialogue with our network, we continue to see an on-going interest in property related transactions “, says Janne Larma.

The Liquid Real Estate Awards presented by Euromoney are highly regarded in the global real estate and finance industries. Euromoney surveys the opinions of real estate developers, advisors, financial institutions, investors and end-users in over 50 countries worldwide for the annual real estate awards.

In 2008, Advium has advised in the largest real estate transactions made in Finland. In October, Advium advised in the process where seven properties in the Forum block in the Helsinki city center were acquired by the limited partnership Fastighetskapitalfonden Forum Fastighets Kb for 490 million euro. In March, Advium advised Northern European Properties when it divested 39 hotels for € 805 million to a fund managed by CapMan. Also in March, Advium advised Tapiola as it sold a portfolio for 216 million euro to the Carlyle Group.

Overall Advium has advised in some 80 transactions with a total value of 7.5 billion euro including real estate transactions, traditional M&A transactions and public takeovers.

11.12.2008 - Advium advises Forcit

Forcit, the leading explosives manufacturer in Finland, has acquired Lapuan Räjähdysainepalvelu, a manufacturer of ...

23.10.2008 - Advium advises Forcit

Forcit, the leading explosives manufacturer in Finland, has acquired its longtime partner Alkupanos Oy.  Alkupanos is ...

02.10.2008 - Advium advises in the ownership concentration of Forum

The limited partnership Fastighetskapitalfonden Forum Fastighets Kb has acquired 7 properties in the Forum block in the Helsi...

06.03.2008 - Advium advises Tapiola in real estate transaction

Tapiola Group has sold its real estate portfolio to the funds managed by Carlyle Group for 216 million euros. Tapiola&rsquo...

28.02.2008 - Advium advises Kesko on the divestment of its subsidiary Kauko-Telko

Kesko Corporation has sold its subsidiary Kauko-Telko Ltd. to the conglomerate company Aspo plc. The enterprise value is ab...

18.01.2008 - Advium advises Northern European Properties in major transaction

Northern European Properties Ltd has sold a portfolio consisting of 39 hotels for EUR 805 million to a Capman’s newly e...

16.01.2008 - Advium advises Forcit on divestment of its Finndisp polymer dispersions business

Finland’s leading explosives manufacturer Forcit has sold its dispersion business, Finndisp, to American specialty mate...