Recent Deals

Our latest deals.

Recent Deals / 18.10.2018

Acquisition of VR Track by NRC Group

Waselius & Wist represented NRC Group, a Norwegian company listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange, in the Finnish law aspects relating to its acquisition of VR Track, a subsidiary of the Finnish state-owned railway operator VR Group. The combined group will have more than 2 450 employees and annual revenues of more than NOK 6 billion.

Value: EUR 225 million.

Lawyers involved:

Tarja Wist
Founding Partner
Matti Siiteri
Associate
Recent Deals / 17.10.2018

Waselius & Wist successfully represented Ascensia Diabetes Care Finland Oy

Waselius & Wist successfully represented Ascensia Diabetes Care Finland Oy in public procurement litigation before the Market Court relating to a major procurement by the Joint Municipal Authority of the Hospital District of South Ostrobotnia of blood glucose meters and test strips.

Value: More than EUR 2 million

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Recent Deals / 07.09.2018

Acquisition of Mehiläinen by CVC Capital Partners, LocalTapiola, Varma, Ilmarinen and management

Waselius & Wist represented Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company in the acquisition of Mehiläinen, one of the largest private healthcare providers in Finland. Mehiläinen was acquired by a consortium of Finnish institutions including Varma, LocalTapiola and Ilmarinen together with Mehiläinen management in partnership with lead investor CVC Capital Partners (CVC) Fund VII.

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Recent Deals / 05.09.2018

Waselius & Wist successfully represented Bayer Oy

Waselius & Wist successfully represented Bayer Oy in two cases concerning blood glucose meters and test strips before the Market Court.

Value: More than EUR 10 million

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Recent Deals / 15.08.2018

Acquisition of Verifone Systems Inc. by Francisco Partners and BCI

Waselius & Wist represented Francisco Partners in the Finnish law aspects of the acquisition of Verifone Systems, Inc. (NYSE: PAY) by Francisco Partners and British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI).
Verifone is a payments technology provider that offers products and services in more than 150 countries worldwide, including in Finland through the regulated payment institution Verifone Finland Oy.

Value: USD 3.4 billion

Lawyers involved

Lauri Peltola
Senior Counsel
Maria Lehtimäki
Associate
Ann-Marie Eklund
Associate
Emilia Saloranta
Associate
Recent Deals / 14.08.2018

Acquisition of DIARC Technology Oy by Oerlikon

Waselius & Wist represented Oerlikon in its acquisition of an innovative Finnish coating producer. Oerlikon Balzers is one of the world’s leading suppliers of innovative surface technologies. Oerlikon Balzers operates a dynamically growing network of more than 100 coating centres in 35 countries in Europe, America and Asia.

Lawyers involved

Tarja Wist
Founding Partner
Matti Siiteri
Associate
Recent Deals / 13.06.2018

Acquisition of Solita by Apax

Waselius & Wist represented Apax Partners in the Finnish law aspects of the acquisition of a majority stake in the leading Finnish digital transformation company, Solita, from Vaaka Partners, including the financing arrangements and merger control proceedings relating to the acquisition. The acquisition was carried out by Apax Digital Fund, a growth equity fund advised by global private equity advisory firm Apax Partners. Apax Digital Fund specialises in growth equity and buyout investments in high-growth enterprise software, internet, and technology-enabled services companies worldwide. Solita is a digital transformation company driven by data and human insight. The company provides a range of services, including strategic consulting, service design, artificial intelligence, analytics and managed cloud services to its fast-growing international client roster. Solita employs more than 650 digital specialists across Finland, Sweden and Estonia.

Lawyers involved

Fredrik Lassenius
Specialist Partner
Timo Lehtimäki
Partner
Henri Kaskimo
Associate
Recent Deals / 16.05.2018

Acquisition by I Squared Capital of TIP Trailer Services

Waselius & Wist represented I Squared Capital, an independent global infrastructure investment manager, in the Finnish law aspects of its acquisition of Tip Trailer Services from HNA Group, a global Fortune 500 company focused on aviation and tourism, logistics and financial services. TIP Trailer Services is a leading equipment service provider operating in 17 countries and headquartered in Amsterdam.

Lawyers involved

Henri Kaskimo
Associate
Recent Deals / 15.05.2018

Waselius & Wist successfully represented Ascensia Diabetes Care Finland Oy

Waselius & Wist successfully represented Ascensia Diabetes Care Finland Oy in public procurement litigation in the Market Court relating to a major procurement by the City of Espoo of blood glucose meters and test strips.

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Recent Deals / 14.05.2018

Sale of Maksuturva to Svea Ekonomi

Waselius & Wist represented the shareholders in Maksuturva Group Oy and Maksuturva ICT Services Oy in the sale of 90% of the shares in Maksuturva to Svea Ekonomi, a leading Northern European provider of financial services. 10% of the shares will continue to be held by Maksuturva’s management. Maksuturva is a Finnish provider of intelligent payment services to companies and their customers in Finland and abroad.

Lawyers involved

Fredrik Lassenius
Specialist Partner
Niklas Thibblin
Managing Partner
Henri Kaskimo
Associate
Tatu Paavilainen
Associate
Tuurna