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Recent Deals / 19.11.2020

Advised Hg Capital and Visma in the sale of ownership interests in Visma

Waselius & Wist advised Hg Capital, a specialist private equity investor focused on software and services businesses, and Visma in the Finnish law aspects of the sale of ownership interests in Visma, the leading software company to private and public enterprises in the Nordic, Benelux and Baltic region. Read more

Recent Deals / 22.10.2019

Advised AMC Networks in connection with the rights offering of Next Games

Waselius & Wist advised AMC Networks Ventures LLC, subsidiary of AMC Networks Inc (Nasdaq: AMCX) in underwriting the rights issue of Next Games Corporation (Nasdaq: NXTGMS) by subscription commitments from AMC and another key investor. Final results of the offering were announced 22 October 2019. Read more

Recent Deals / 15.08.2019

Divestment by Commonwealth Bank of Australia of First State Investments

Waselius & Wist represented Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) and First State Investments (FSI) in Finnish regulatory filings and approvals relating to the divestment by CBA of leading global asset manager, Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFSGAM) to Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation. Read more

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). Read more

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. Read more

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. Read more

Recent Deals / 12.04.2018

Acquisition of Digita Oy by Digital Colony

Waselius & Wist represented Digital Colony in the Finnish law aspects of its acquisition of Digita Oy from First State Investments. Read more

Recent Deals / 28.02.2017

Acquisition of Staples’ European Business by Cerberus Capital Management

Waselius & Wist advised Cerberus Capital Management in the Finnish aspects of its acquisition of a controlling stake in the European operations of the US listed office supplies company Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS). Read more

Recent Deals / 19.07.2016

Proposed divestment by Sandvik AB of its Mining Systems Operations

Waselius & Wist advised Sandvik AB in the Finnish law aspects of the proposed divestment of its mining systems operations to the private equity company CoBe Capital. In 2015, the mining systems operations had annual sales of 5 billion SEK representing 6% of Sandvik Group revenues. Read more

Recent Deals / 21.12.2015

Investment by JZ International

Waselius & Wist advised JZ International in its investment into a Finnish consumer lending platform business. Read more