Recent Deals

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Recent Deals / 01.07.2019

Waselius & Wist advised the winning tenderer Marfina S.L. in the public tender regarding the Vantaa City Bike System

Waselius & Wist advised the winning tenderer Marfina S.L. and its subcontractor CityBike Finland Oy in the public tender, and in the negotiation of the procurement contract, relating to a major procurement by the City of Vantaa of a City Bike System comprising in total 1,000 bikes and 100 city bike stations in the Tikkurila, Aviapolis, Myyrmäki and Martinlaakso areas in Vantaa. Read more

Recent Deals / 07.06.2019

Waselius & Wist successfully represented CityJet Oy in dispute regarding the company’s pension policy

Waselius & Wist acted for the defendant CityJet Oy in a dispute before the Labour Court against Blue1 Pilots Association ry. The issue in the case was whether CityJet Oy had correctly applied the pension agreement concluded between CityJet Oy (then Blue1 Oy) and Blue1 Pilots Association ry in 2014. Read more

Recent Deals / 31.05.2019

Refinancing of Technopolis

Waselius & Wist advised the mezzanine lender on the Finnish aspects of the refinancing of Technopolis Plc and certain of its group companies in Finland, Norway, Sweden and Lithuania by euro, Norwegian krone and Swedish krona denominated senior secured facilities and mezzanine secured facilities for approximately EUR 930 million in total. Read more

Recent Deals / 06.05.2019

Acquisition by Loram of Roadscanners’ Rail Division business

Waselius & Wist advised Loram Maintenance of Way, Inc. in its acquisition of the Rail Division business of Roadscanners Oy, including its Rail Doctor® software. Read more

Recent Deals / 24.04.2019

Acquisition of Pro Lift Oy by Joab group

Waselius & Wist represented Joab group in the acquisition of the business of Pro Lift Oy. Read more

Recent Deals / 11.04.2019

Waselius & Wist successfully represented MSD Finland Oy in first ever patent dispute regarding a biosimilar medicinal product

Waselius & Wist acted for the defendant MSD Finland Oy in a preliminary injunction matter before the Finnish Market Court against F. Hoffman-La Roche AG, Roche Oy and Genentech Inc. The issue in the case was whether MSD Finland Oy by marketing and selling a medicinal product in Finland infringed Roche and Genentech’s rights according to the Finnish part of a European product patent. Read more

Recent Deals / 03.04.2019

Waselius & Wist successfully represented Ascensia Diabetes Care Finland Oy

Waselius & Wist successfully represented Ascensia Diabetes Care Finland Oy before the Market Court in litigation against the Joint Municipal Authority of the Hospital District of Central Finland regarding a major procurement of blood glucose meters and test strips. Read more

Recent Deals / 27.03.2019

Waselius & Wist successfully represented public broadcaster YLE in its Panama Papers tax case

In 2016, the Finnish tax authorities ordered public broadcaster YLE to hand over documents leaked from the Panama law firm Mossack Fonseca. Today, the Finnish Supreme Administrative Court (SAC) held that the Tax Administration had no right to demand YLE to hand over documents. Our Tax partner, Jouni Weckström represented YLE in this extremely interesting case, which will serve as a precedent in future disclosure obligation matters. Read more

Recent Deals / 25.02.2019

Acquisition by Cockerill Maintenance & Ingénierie of Galvatek

Waselius & Wist represented Cockerill Maintenance & Ingénierie, a Belgian engineering group, in its acquisition of Oy Galvatek Ab, a leading Finnish automated surface treatment plant provider. Read more

Recent Deals / 12.02.2019

Acquisition of Patrizia’s Itämerenkatu 5 office asset by eQ Finnish property fund

Waselius & Wist represented eQ Fund Management Company Ltd acting in the name and on behalf of eQ Finnish Real Estate (in Finnish: Erikoissijoitusrahasto eQ Liikekiinteistöt) as the buyer in the sale by PATRIZIA Immobilien Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft mbH acting for the account of the special AIF PATRIZIA Büro-Invest Europa I of commercial office property located in close vicinity of Helsinki city centre at Ruoholahti, Itämerenkatu 5. Read more