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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.

Lawyers involved

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.

Lawyers involved

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.

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News / 03.05.2017

Helsinki International Arbitration Day on 18th May 2017

Waselius & Wist is sponsoring the upcoming Helsinki International Arbitration Day 2017, organized by The Arbitration Institute of the Finland Chamber of Commerce. The event will take place on 18th May 2017 at Finlandia Hall, Mannerheimintie 13 E, Helsinki, Finland. We look forward to meeting you there!

More information and registration:

http://www.hiad.fi/

#HIAD2017

News / 03.05.2017

Offering of EUR 2 billion guaranteed notes by Wereldhave

Waselius & Wist advised J.P. Morgan Securities plc as the Arranger and the Dealers in the Finnish law aspects of the establishment of a EUR 2,000,000,000 Guaranteed Euro Medium Term Note Programme by Wereldhave N.V.. Wereldhave is a Dutch real estate investment company that invests in convenience shopping centres, including one of the largest shopping centres in Finland.

Lawyers involved

Timo Lehtimäki
Partner
Ann-Marie Eklund
Associate
News / 21.04.2017

Refinancing of Nomad Foods by Offering of Senior Secured Notes and Senior Credit Facilities

Waselius & Wist advised the initial purchasers on the Finnish aspects of the issuance of EUR 400 million 3.250% senior notes due by 2024 by Nomad Foods Limited (NYSE: NOMD). Waselius & Wist also advised the arrangers on the Finnish aspects of the refinancing of Nomad Foods’ senior credit facilities with EUR 500 million and USD 610 million senior term loans.

Nomad Foods is a leading frozen foods company that produces, markets and distributes brands in 17 countries and has the leading market share in Western Europe. The Company’s portfolio of leading frozen food brands includes Birds Eye, Iglo, and Findus.

Value: EUR 900 million and USD 610 million

Lawyers involved

Lauri Peltola
Senior Counsel
Maria Pajuniemi
Associate
Ann-Marie Eklund
Associate

 

News / 11.04.2017

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 IS-Hankinta Oy of blood glucose meters and test strips.

Lawyers involved

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