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News / 02.10.2015

Divestment by BASF of its Finnish slurry production sites

Waselius & Wist advised BASF, the chemical company, on Finnish law aspects in connection with the divestment of its slurry production sites in Rauma and Kotka to Chemec.

Value undisclosed.

Lawyers involved

Jan Waselius
Founding Partner
Niklas Thibblin
Managing Partner
News / 28.08.2015

Sale by TE Connectivity of its Telecom, Enterprise and Wireless businesses

Waselius & Wist advised TE Connectivity, a world leader in fiber optic connectivity for wireline and wireless networks, on Finnish law aspects in connection with the sale of its Telecom, Enterprise and Wireless businesses to CommScope Holding Company, Inc.

Value: USD 3 billion

Lawyer involved

Tarja Wist
Founding Partner
News / 11.08.2015

Merger between Zimmer and Biomet

Waselius & Wist advised Zimmer as to Finnish law aspects in connection with the merger between Zimmer and Biomet. The merger is one of the largest medical device deals in the last decade and positioned the combined company Zimmer Biomet (NYSE and SIX: ZBH) as the leader in the musculoskeletal industry.

Value: USD 13.35 billion

Lawyers involved

Jouni Kautto
Associate
Matti Koivusalo
Associate
News / 04.08.2015

Acquisition by PwC of Booz & Company

Waselius & Wist advised PricewaterhouseCoopers as to Finnish law aspects in connection with its acquisition of New York -based consulting firm Booz & Company.

Lawyers involved

News / 16.06.2015

Offering of USD 155 million Senior Notes by Coveris

Waselius & Wist represented the joint bookrunners in the Finnish law aspects of the issuance of USD 155 million Senior Notes due 2019 by Coveris, a Sun Capital portfolio company. The Notes constitute a further issuance of, and form a single class with, Coveris’s existing senior notes due 2019. Coveris is a leading global plastic packaging company and has been formed by the combination of Exopack, Britton Group, Kobusch, PACCOR and Paragon Print & Packaging.

Lawyer involved

Timo Lehtimäki
Partner
News / 01.06.2015

Acquisition by Jabil Circuit Inc of Clothing Plus -group

Waselius & Wist advised Jabil Circuit Inc, the world’s third largest electronic manufacturing service supplier in the acquisition of Clothing Plus -group, the world’s largest provider of textile integrated electronics for some of the leading global brands in sportswear, sports electronics and medical devices.

Value undisclosed

Lawyer involved

News / 18.05.2015

Financing of the acquisition by Kämp Group of three upscale hotels

Waselius & Wist advised Kämp Group, the leading Finnish luxury and lifestyle hotel group majority owned by funds managed by CapMan, in the financing of its acquisition of Hotel Haven, Hotel Fabian and Hotel Lilla Roberts. The arrangement will further strengthen Kämp Group’s position as the leading operator of luxury and lifestyle hotels in Helsinki.

Value undisclosed.

Lawyer involved

Timo Lehtimäki
Partner
News / 06.05.2015

Waselius & Wist featured in Kauppalehti, the leading Finnish financial newspaper

Waselius & Wist was featured in a special M&A enclosure of Kauppalehti, the leading Finnish financial newspaper.

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News / 15.04.2015

Stora Enso selects BravoSolution as global SRM solution partner

Waselius & Wist represented BravoSolution in the negotiations of a collaboration with Stora Enso whereby BravoSolution was selected as the global partner of Stora Enso for building a new SRM solution for all Stora Enso business units. BravoSolution is a leading global strategic procurement solution provider with operations in twelve countries across four continents (www.bravosolution.com).

Value undisclosed.

Lawyer involved 

News / 18.03.2015

Issue by Neste Oil of EUR 500M 2.125 % Notes listed on the HSE

Waselius & Wist represented the Joint Lead Managers, Barclays Bank, Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Danske Bank, and Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International in the issuance by Neste Oil of EUR 500 million 2.125 per cent Notes due 2022. The Notes are listed on the Helsinki Stock Exchange.

Value: EUR 500,000,000

Lawyer involved 

Lauri Peltola
Senior Counsel

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