Our bright team

While each of our lawyers is specialised in one or more practice areas, they nevertheless develop and maintain professional knowledge in general business law. We train our lawyers to be exceptionally well-rounded practitioners in order to ensure that specialisation is achieved without sacrificing the important perspective of the generalist. Strict adherence to quality is reflected in the selection and training of our professionals.

Ann-Marie Eklund

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Position:
Associate
Joined Firm:
2013
Education:
University of Helsinki, LL.M. 2012
Languages:
English, Finnish, Swedish
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Practice Areas

Banking and Finance; Aircraft Financing; Capital Markets

Career and qualifications

Waselius & Wist 2013-; Deloitte & Touche Oy 2012-2013;
Trainee in other law firms 2009-2012

Ann-Marie regularly advises financial institutions and other operators in the aviation industry on aircraft financing and leasing, including ongoing assistance with registration matters.

Member

Finnish Bar Association (2017); Association of Finnish Lawyers

Recent Publications

* Lexology Navigator – Secured Lending: Finland
* Structured Finance & Securitisation Global Guide 2017/18
* Banking regulation Global Guide 2017
* Restructuring & Insolvency Global Guide 2016

Laura Paalosmaa

Assistant
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Selected experience:

* Public takeover bid for Nets A/S;
* Financing of the acquisition of ADB Safegate by Carlyle;
* Joint venture between Firesteel Resources Inc. and Nordic Mines AB;
* Financing of Ovako;
* Financing of Venator;
* Neste Corporation EUR 400 million notes listed on NASDAQ Helsinki;
* Refinancing of Nomad Foods by Offering of Senior Secured Notes and Senior Credit Facilities;
* Offering of EUR 2 billion guaranteed notes by Wereldhave;
* Offering of 7.250% senior notes due 2023 and 7.500% senior notes due 2025 by First Quantum Minerals Ltd;
* Offering of Senior Notes by Nets Group;
* Securitisation of auto loan hire purchase contracts by Santander Consumer Finance Oy;
* Financing of the acquisition by Triton of Fläkt Woods;
* Sale- and leaseback of Airbus A350-900 Aircraft;
* Refinancing of EUR 1.93 billion of Finland’s largest electricity distribution business;
* Securitisation of auto loan hire purchase contracts by Santander Consumer Finance Oy;
* Financing of the acquisition by Vitruvian of CRF Health;
* Financing of the acquisition of Musti ja Mirri Group Oy;
* Securitisation of hire purchase contracts by Santander Consumer Finance Oy;
* Acquisition by Bygghemma Sverige AB of Netrauta Finland Oy;
* Financing of the acquisition of Nets Holding A/S and its Finnish subsidiaries;
* Advising Inwido AB on the Finnish tax aspects in preparation of Inwido AB’s initial public offering;
* Offering of 7,25% Senior Notes by First Quantum Minerals Ltd;
* Exchange Offering and Consent Solicitation by First Quantum Minerals Ltd;
* Consent Solicitation by First Quantum Minerals Ltd;

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