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.

Kim Ekqvist

Senior Associate
Joined Firm:
University of Helsinki, LL.M. 2013
English, Finnish, Swedish
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Practice Areas

Mergers and Acquisitions; Corporate and Commercial Law; Energy Law

Career and qualifications

Waselius & Wist 2013-; Visiting lawyer at Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, London, 2017-2018; Trainee in other law firms 2009-2013; Assistant Legal Counsel Cargotec Corporation 2012


Finnish Bar Association (2017); AIJA (International Association of Young Lawyers)

Recent Publications

* LexGTDT Private M&A 2021 – Finland
* Private Equity 2020 – Finland
* Private mergers and acquisitions in Finland: overview
* Electricity and oil and gas regulation in Finland
* M&A in Finland
* The Real Estate Market in Finland

Laura Paalosmaa


Selected experience:

* Acquisition by Euronext of Ticker Software;
* Acquisition of Automatia Pankkiautomaatit Oy by Loomis AB;
* Sale of Aviator to Avia Solutions Group;
* Acquisition of HRM Partners Oy by Hanken & SSE;
* Acquisition of Gasmet Technologies Oy by Nederman Holding AB (publ.);
* Acquisition of Coromatic by E.ON;
* Acquisition by Loram of Roadscanners’ Rail Division business;
* Acquisition of Pro Lift Oy by Joab group;
* Acquisition by Inlook of Montegruppen;
* Acquisition of Bella Boats by Nimbus Boats;
* Acquisition by Söderbergföretagen of a majority stake in SEAB;
* Investment by Delos Living LLC in NaturVention Oy (Naava);
* Acquisition of Staples’ European Business by Cerberus Capital Management;
* Acquisition by Chr. Hansen A/S and Chr. Hansen Finland Oy of LGG®, the world’s best documented probiotic strain, from Valio Oy;
* Sale of Algol Pharma;
* Acquisition by HiQ International AB (publ) of Great Apes Oy;
* Divestment by Sandvik AB of its Mining Systems Operations;
* Acquisition by LifeAssays of Magnasense Technologies;
* Wind power joint venture between NV Nordisk Vindkraft AB and Tornator Oyj;
* Acquisition by Bygghemma Sverige AB of Netrauta Finland Oy;
* Acquisition by Kämp Group of Klaus K;
* Acquisition by CapMan of Kämp Group;
* Acquisition of Renesas Mobile Europe Oy;
* Acquisition by FSI, Borealis and Finnish pension funds of Fortum Corporation’s electricity distribution business in Finland;
* Sale by Rockwood Holdings, Inc. of its titanium dioxide pigments and other non-strategic businesses;

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