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News / 08.01.2015

Financing of the acquisition by Vitruvian of CRF Health

Waselius & Wist represented Alcentra Limited and the Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland as arrangers in the Finnish law aspects of the senior financing for Vitruvian Partners’ acquisition of CRF Health, a global provider of electronic clinical outcome assessment for the life sciences industry.

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Timo Lehtimäki
Partner

News / 02.01.2015

Niklas Thibblin appointed new Managing Partner of Waselius & Wist

Niklas Thibblin has been appointed new Managing Partner of Waselius & Wist as of 1 January 2015.

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News / 30.12.2014

Financing of the acquisition of Musti ja Mirri Group Oy

Waselius & Wist represented Nordea Bank in the financing of the acquisition of Musti ja Mirri Group Oy, a retailer of pet food and accessories. Musti ja Mirri operates 127 stores in both Finland and Sweden.

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Tarja Wist
Founding Partner

News / 17.12.2014

Wind power joint venture between NV Nordisk Vindkraft AB and Tornator Oyj

Waselius & Wist advised NV Nordisk Vindkraft AB in all aspects of establishing a joint venture with Tornator Oyj for the development of wind power in Finland. The initial portfolio comprises six projects with a potential of around 200 wind turbines located mainly on Tornator Oyj’s land. NV Nordisk Vindkraft AB is a leading wind power company in the Nordic region with a track record of over 380 MW of constructed wind power capacity.

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News / 17.11.2014

Assisting SCA in the establishment of an energy joint venture company

Waselius & Wist acted for SCA in the incorporation of a joint venture energy company Nokianvirran Energia Oy, owned by SCA, Nokian Tyres and Leppäkosken Sähkö. Nokianvirran Energia Oy has signed a letter of intent with Valmet for a delivery of a biomass-fired boiler plant in conjunction to an existing power plant in Nokia, Finland, the aggregate amount of the investment being approximately 45 million euros.

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Jan Waselius
Founding Partner

News / 07.11.2014

Securitisation of hire purchase contracts by Santander Consumer Finance Oy

Waselius & Wist advised Banco Santander and Santander Consumer Finance Oy in the securitisation of hire purchase contracts by Santander Consumer Finance Oy. Santander Consumer Finance Oy is an automotive financing solutions company and part of the Santander Consumer Finance and Santander group.

Value: EUR 517,700,000

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Tarja Wist
Founding Partner

News / 07.11.2014

Acquisition by Bygghemma Sverige AB of Netrauta Finland Oy

Waselius & Wist acted as the Finnish counsel to Bygghemma Sverige AB in its acquisition of Netrauta Finland Oy, a leading Finnish e-business company for building materials. Bygghemma Sverige AB has sold building materials online since 2006 and is now the leading Nordic e-business company for building materials.

Value undisclosed.

News / 31.10.2014

Fingrid Oyj EMTN Debt Issuance Programme listed on the LSE

Waselius & Wist represented the Arranger, Barclays, and the Dealers, Barclays, Danske Bank, Handelsbanken, ING Bank, Nordea Bank and Pohjola Bank plc in Fingrid Oyj’s EMTN Debt Issuance Programme of 2014.

Value: EUR 1,500,000,000

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Lauri Peltola
Partner

 

News / 28.10.2014

Acquisition by Esse Elektro-Kraft Oy of a hydroelectric power plant

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

News / 01.10.2014

Sale by Rockwood Holdings, Inc. of its titanium dioxide pigments and other non-strategic businesses

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

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Tarja Wist
Founding Partner

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