Matti-Pekka is one of Finland’s leading professionals in raising debt financing for real estate acquisitions. He has significant experience from both investments and banking.
Prior to co-founding Sirius, Matti-Pekka was responsible for all debt financing in Finland and the Baltics at Sveafastigheter. During this period, Matti-Pekka negotiated and executed loan facilities with Nordic and international banks amounting to some € 400 million, including acquisition financing, refinancing and capex facilities. He also acted as the responsible investment manager for selected investments.
Before assuming his position at Sveafastigheter, Matti-Pekka was Vice President at the German property financier Aareal Bank in Helsinki and Stockholm. He held a key role in underwriting new loans to international real estate investors in Finland, as well as managing the bank’s sizeable loan portfolio. Before entering the real estate industry, Matti-Pekka worked as a finance lawyer at Nokia Corporation. Matti-Pekka holds an MSc in Economics and Business from Helsinki School of Economics and an MSc in Law from University of Helsinki.