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News / 02.11.2017

Acquisition of the assets of Jahti-Rakennus Oy by Inlook Oy

Waselius & Wist advised Inlook Oy, the leading Finnish service company supplying interior building solutions, in the acquisition of the assets of Jahti-Rakennus Oy. Inlook employs over 400 people with annual sales of some EUR 65 million.

Lawyers involved

News / 01.11.2017

Acquisition by Loomis of Intermarketing Oy

Waselius & Wist advised Loomis AB, one of the world’s leading cash handling companies,  in its acquisition of Intermarketing Oy. Intermarketing provides cash recycling solutions to customers in the bank and retail sector.

Lawyers involved

Fredrik Lassenius
Specialist Partner
Tatu Paavilainen
Associate
Henri Kaskimo
Associate
Helena Wist
Associate
News / 31.10.2017

Acquisition of Skaala by IFN Group

Waselius & Wist advised IFN Group, a leading European company for complete solutions around windows, doors, facades and sun protection systems, in its acquisition of 80 percent of the shares in Skaala Group Oy. Skaala is the largest window and door brand in Finland. The company currently employs around 400 people and had a turnover of EUR 96 million in 2016.

Lawyers involved

Maria Pajuniemi
Associate
Niko Markkanen
Associate
Mona Numminen
Associate
News / 13.10.2017

Financing of Ovako

Waselius & Wist represented Ovako AB (publ), a Triton portfolio company, as the issuer in the Finnish law aspects of the issuance of EUR 310 million Senior Secured Notes due 2022 and the related financing arrangements. Ovako is a leading European producer of engineering steel for customers in the bearing, transportation and manufacturing industries. Ovako is the only Nordic company in its product segment and holds a leading position in the European engineering steel market and in a number of global niches.

Lawyers involved

Timo Lehtimäki
Partner
Ann-Marie Eklund
Associate

News / 28.09.2017

Waselius & Wist appoints four new associates

Waselius & Wist is pleased to welcome four new associates as part of our highly talented team. Mona Numminen and Henri Kaskimo both join from Roschier, Attorneys Ltd., while Emilia Saloranta and Helena Wist are new graduates and have both previously worked as Trainees at Waselius & Wist. Henri has also been previously employed by the firm as an associate between 2013-2015.

We are excited to have these four ambitious lawyers join our team.

Helena Wist
Associate
Emilia Saloranta
Associate
Mona Numminen
Associate
Henri Kaskimo
Associate
News / 12.09.2017

Financing of My Lender

Waselius & Wist advised Goldman Sachs International as the arranger in connection with the EUR 50 million facility agreement for My Lender Oy.
My Lender Oy is a Finnish online consumer lender and a portfolio company of JZ International, co-owned by the management team.
Value: EUR 50,000,000

Lawyers involved

Lauri Peltola
Senior Counsel
Maria Pajuniemi
Associate
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.

Lawyers involved

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)

Lawyers involved

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