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Waselius & Wist advised Esse Elektro-Kraft Oy, a Finnish energy company, in its acquisition of Hanhikoski hydroelectric power plant from the municipality of Evijärvi.

Value: EUR 5,170,000

Waselius & Wist advised Rockwood Holdings, Inc., a leading global specialty chemicals company, in Finnish law aspects relating to the sale of its titanium dioxide pigments and four other non-strategic businesses, including its Finnish subsidiary Sachtleben Pigments Oy, to Huntsman Corporation, a global specialty chemical company.

Value: USD 1,275,000,000

For more information, please contact Ms. Tarja Wist.

Waselius & Wist represented Danske Bank, Deutsche Bank, J.P. Morgan, Mizuho Financial Group, Nordea Bank, Nykredit A/S and UBS in the financing of the acquisition of Nets Holding A/S and its Finnish subsidiaries, a payments, card and information services group in the Nordic region.

For more information, please contact Ms. Tarja Wist.

Waselius & Wist advised Yaskawa Electric Corporation, a world leader in motion control and robotics, in its acquisition of The Switch Engineering Oy, a leading supplier of megawatt-class permanent magnet generator and full-power converter packages for wind power and other renewable energy applications.

Value: Undisclosed

For more information, please contact Mr. Lauri Peltola or Mr. Christoffer Waselius.

Waselius & Wist represented the Issuers, Monitchem Holdco 2 S.A. and Monitchem Holdco 3 S.A., in the Finnish law aspects of the issuance of EUR 410 million senior secured notes and EUR 175 million senior notes and the related financing arrangements. The proceeds from the issuance were used, inter alia, to finance the acquisition of CABB Group by Permira from Bridgepoint and to refinance the existing loans of CABB. CABB is a supplier of chemical building blocks based on chlorine and sulphur and a market leader in monochloroacetic acid. CABB Group has major industrial assets in Finland.

For more information please contact Mr. Lauri Peltola or Ms. Maria Pajuniemi.

Waselius & Wist represented ALMC hf. (formerly the Icelandic investment bank Straumur-Burdaras) as the mezzanine agent and as portfolio manager of Creditor B.V., an incoming senior lender, in the issuance by Elematic Oy Ab of Senior Secured Bonds due 2018 and the related financing arrangements. Elematic is the leading supplier of precast concrete machinery and complete production plants for building construction worldwide.

For more information please contact Mr. Timo Lehtimäki.

Waselius & Wist represented Ovako AB (publ), a Triton portfolio company, as the issuer in the Finnish law aspects of the issuance of EUR 300 million Senior Secured Notes due 2019 and the related financing arrangements. Ovako is a leading European producer of engineering steel for customers in the bearing, transportation and manufacturing industries.

For more information please contact Mr. Timo Lehtimäki or Ms. Maria Pajuniemi.

Waselius & Wist advises Kämp Group, the leading Finnish luxury and lifestyle hotel group majority owned by funds managed by CapMan, in its acquisition of Klaus K, Finland’s first real design hotel, and the related financing arrangements.

Value undisclosed.

For more information, please contact Mr. Timo Lehtimäki.

Waselius & Wist advised Permira Advisers LLP on the Finnish law aspects relating to the acquisition of the specialty chemicals company CABB International from Bridgepoint, including its Finnish subsidiaries which operate a specialty chemicals plant in Finland. The transaction is subject to approval from the competent antitrust authorities. CABB is a leading global supplier of fine chemicals, specialty chemicals and intermediates to a variety of growing global industries including the agrochemicals industry.

Value: Undisclosed

For more information, please contact Mr. Christoffer Waselius.

Waselius & Wist represented First Quantum Minerals Ltd in the Finnish law aspects of the offering of 7,25% Senior Notes due 2022.

Value: USD 850,000,000.

For more information please contact Ms. Tarja Wist.