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Recent Deals / 18.10.2019

Advised Santander in an EUR 799 million STS labelled securitisation of auto loans

Waselius & Wist advised Santander as issuer and originator in the 8th securitisation of auto loan hire purchase contracts originated by Santander Consumer Finance Oy. 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 / 30.11.2018

Victory in VAT dispute before the Helsinki Administrative Court

Our tax partner Mr Jouni Weckström represented successfully a company engaged in wind farming industry and issued Feed-in Tariff by the Finnish Energy Authority. Read more

Recent Deals / 15.02.2016

Acquisition by Sagax of a Property Portfolio

Waselius & Wist advised Sagax (listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm) in the structuring of the acquisition of a portfolio of 2 hypermarkets and 184 grocery stores. Read more

Recent Deals / 19.02.2014

Acquisition by Hemsö Fastighets AB of a portfolio of 15 healthcare and senior care properties

Waselius & Wist advised Hemsö Fastighets AB in the structuring of the acquisition of a portfolio of 15 healthcare and senior care properties from Trevian Care I Ky, a real estate equity fund managed by Trevian Asset Management Oy. Read more

Recent Deals / 29.11.2013

Acquisition by Hemsö Fastighets AB of Turku University of Applied Sciences

Waselius & Wist advised Hemsö Fastighets AB on the structuring of the acquisition of Turku University of Applied Sciences from Nordisk Renting Oy. Read more

Recent Deals / 22.05.2013

Acquisition by Sagax of real estates in Finland

Waselius & Wist represented Sagax (listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm) in three separate acquisitions of three real estates located in Helsinki, Finland. Read more

Recent Deals / 31.08.2012

Acquisition of Digita Oy

Waselius & Wist represents First State European Diversified Infrastructure Fund FCP-SIF, the European Infrastructure fund of First State Investments, in its acquisition of Digita Oy, Finland’s leading provider of broadcast tower infrastructure, from TDF Group, and related financing arrangements. Read more

Recent Deals / 15.08.2011

Acquisition by Arbitron Inc. of Zokem Oy

Waselius & Wist represented Arbitron Inc. in its acquisition and the tax aspects of Zokem Oy, a Finnish mobile audience measurement and analytics firm.

Lawyer involved

Niklas Thibblin
Managing Partner

Tuurna