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News / 09.08.2017

Financing of Venator

Waselius & Wist represented the joint book-running managers and co-manager as well as certain financial institutions as lenders in the Finnish law aspects of offering of USD 375 million senior notes by Venator and related financing arrangements consisting of senior secured term loan facilities of USD 375 million and revolving ABL facilities of USD 300 million. Venator, a subsidiary of Huntsman Corporation, is a leading global chemical company dedicated to the development and manufacture of titanium dioxide (TiO2) pigments and performance additives.

Lawyers involved

Timo Lehtimäki
Partner
Ann-Marie Eklund
Associate
News / 08.08.2017

Acquisition of CCM Hockey from Adidas AG

Waselius & Wist advised Birch Hill Equity Partners on the Finnish law aspects in the acquisition of CCM Hockey from Adidas AG for a total consideration of US$ 110 million. The transaction is expected to be completed during the third quarter of 2017.

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News / 30.06.2017

Waselius & Wist successfully represented the winning tenderer Moventia & Smoove in public procurement litigation in the Market Court

Waselius & Wist successfully represented the winning tenderer Moventia & Smoove in public procurement litigation in the Market Court relating to the procurement by Helsinki City Transport (HKL) of a City Bicycle System.

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News / 29.06.2017

Investment by Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance Company in Maas Global Oy

Waselius & Wist represented Japan based Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance Company in the Finnish law aspects of its investment in Maas Global Oy, a Finnish company developing multi-modal mobility solutions and applications enabling its users to plan journeys and purchase various mobility services through a single service (the Whim app)

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News / 14.06.2017

Waselius & Wist successfully represented Hardware Group Finland Oy in trademark dispute before the Supreme Court

Waselius & Wist acted for the defendant, Hardware Group Finland Oy, in trademark infringement proceedings initiated by Abloy Oy, one of the leading manufacturers of locks and locking systems. The Market Court dismissed Abloy Oy’s infringement claims in June 2015. The Supreme Court rendered its judgment on 13 June 2017 confirming the Market Court’s earlier decision that Hardware Group Finland Oy’s key blank products are not infringing. This is one of the very few cases that have got a leave to appeal to the Supreme Court since 2013 when the Market Court become a special court for IPR disputes.

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News / 08.06.2017

Neste Corporation EUR 400 million notes listed on NASDAQ Helsinki

Waselius & Wist advised the joint lead managers on the Finnish aspects of the issuance of EUR 400 million 1.500% notes due by 2024 by Neste Corporation (HEL: NESTE). The notes are listed on NASDAQ Helsinki.

Neste is a refining and marketing company that creates sustainable choices for the needs of transport, businesses and consumers and has operations in 18 countries. In 2016, Neste’s net sales were EUR 11.7 billion.

Value: EUR 400 million

Lawyers involved

Lauri Peltola
Senior Counsel
Maria Pajuniemi
Associate
News / 01.06.2017

Waselius & Wist successfully represented BASF Oy in a contractual dispute

Waselius & Wist successfully represented BASF Oy in a contractual dispute with three other companies regarding the payment of fees for electricity and steam.

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Tanja Jussila
Partner
News / 04.05.2017

Waselius & Wist successfully represented Bayer Oy in public procurement litigation in the Market Court

Waselius & Wist successfully represented Bayer Oy in public procurement litigation in the Market Court relating to a major procurement by the Hospital District of Southwest Finland of blood glucose meters and test strips.

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News / 04.05.2017

Waselius & Wist successfully represented Olympus Finland Oy in public procurement litigation in the Market Court

Waselius & Wist successfully represented Olympus Finland Oy in public procurement litigation in the Market Court relating to a major procurement of endoscopy devices.

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News / 03.05.2017

Acquisition of Tamrotor Kompressorit Oy by Gardner Denver

Waselius & Wist represented Gardner Denver in the acquisition by Gardner Denver Oy of Tamrotor Kompressorit Oy.

Value undisclosed.

Lawyers involved

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