Saku-Matti Koponen

Director, Tax & Structuring

Saku-Matti strives for development and finding solutions to complex questions. He has an extensive career within structuring and tax, with more than 9 years of experience from that field.

Prior to joining Sirius, he was a senior Tax Manager and local partner at EY in Helsinki, working with matters relating to transaction tax, tax due diligence, tax structuring and corporate income tax. During his time at EY, he specialized in questions relating to real estate sector and advised eg. Sirius on eg. tax and structuring matters both concerning both the Sirius funds and the listed company Cibus. His clients included high profile international real estate investors and he has advised investors in multiple over EUR 100 million real estate transactions.

During 2015-2017 he was a Tax Manager at Finnair. He was also member of Finnair’s investment committee and project manager for record to report (R2R) development projects.

Saku-Matti joined Sirius in March 2021. He is responsible for tax, structuring, reporting and fund administration. Saku-Matti holds an MSc in Administration Sciences, Tax Law from University of Eastern Finland, where he still acts as an annual guest lecturer in a course on corporate income tax.
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