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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.

We advise Aviator Group, the largest independent aviation ground handling provider in the Nordic region, in its acquisition of the former Servisair ground handling operations at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport from Swissport International Ltd., and related financing arrangements. Aviator Group has its head office in Stockholm, Sweden, and is majority-owned by the investment fund Accent Equity 2008.

Value undisclosed.

For more information, please contact Mr. Mikko Eerola or Mr. Timo Lehtimäki.

Waselius & Wist was involved in two out of the four transactions in Finland in 2013 with a deal value exceeding EUR 1 billion. The firm was ranked number 4 of independent Finnish law firms in deal value in Mergermarket 2013 league table of legal advisors to M&A.

We maintain our top rankings in Finland in Chambers Global 2014 edition, the world’s leading directory of the legal profession. Our practice and individual lawyers are highlighted in all of our core areas and we are recognized as one of the leading law firms in Finland. We are delighted to be once again praised and acknowledged by our clients and peers.

Chambers and Partners

Mr. Juha Salonen, LL.M., B.Sc. (Econ) will join Waselius & Wist as Senior Counsel as of 1 April 2014. Juha Salonen moves from Huhtamäki Group, a global manufacturer of consumer and specialty packaging where he was Senior Vice President, Administration & Legal and member of the Group Executive Team. Juha has a distinctive legal in-house career within Huhtamäki Group for 30 years. In addition to the Group’s legal matters, Juha has had executive duties in Group administrative, HR and corporate governance/compliance matters.

Juha’s expertise will strengthen, especially, Waselius & Wist’s corporate compliance/investigations and corporate governance practice areas.

Waselius & Wist advised Taminco Corp. (NYSE: TAM) in the Finnish law aspects of the financing of the acquisition of Kemira Plc’s formic acid businesses in Finland.

Value: Enterprise value EUR 140,000,000

For more information please contact Mr. Timo Lehtimäki.

Waselius & Wist represented First Quantum Minerals Ltd in the Finnish law aspects of the Exchange Offering and Consent Solicitation with respect to the  8,75% Senior Notes due 2020 and 7,50% Senior Notes due 2021 issued by Inmet Mining Corporation (now FQM (Akubra) Inc.). First Quantum Minerals Ltd is a mining and metals company.

Value: USD 1,500,000,000 and USD 500,000,000.

For more information please contact Ms. Tarja Wist.

Waselius & Wist advised Hemsö Fastighets AB in the structuring of the acquisition of a portfolio of 15 healthcare and senior care properties from Trevian Care I Ky, a real estate equity fund managed by Trevian Asset Management Oy

Value: EUR 100,000,000

For more information, please contact Mr. Niklas Thibblin.

Waselius & Wist represented First Quantum Minerals Ltd in the Finnish law aspects of Consent Solicitation with respect to the Certain Amendments to the Indenture governing 7,25% Senior Notes due 2019. First Quantum Minerals Ltd is a mining and metals company based in Canada.

For more information please contact Ms. Tarja Wist.