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Finland: Banking and finance
Within Banking and finance, Waselius & Wist is a second tier firm,
Waselius & Wist has been active in large, cross-border financings, including recently advising Banco Santander and Santander Consumer Finance on a €482m auto loans securitisation, the first ever in Finland. Well respected practice head Lauri Peltola recently represented a syndicate of lenders in making a €180m long-term club loan to Tikkurila Oyj. Tarja Wist is also recommended.
Finland: Capital markets
Within Capital markets, Waselius & Wist is a third tier firm,
Waselius & Wist advises domestic and international issuers, managers, underwriters and other parties on capital markets and related regulatory work. The team has recently acted for clients including Deutsche Bank, J.P. Morgan and RBS, and assisted Schroeders Investment Management Ltd with the issuance and subsequent conversion of secured convertible loan notes and restructuring. Department head Tarja Wist is widely respected.
Finland: Corporate and M&A
Within Corporate and M&A, Waselius & Wist is a second tier firm,
Waselius & Wist has acted on some of the Nordic region’s most significant transactions, and provides ‘first-class service’. Highly regarded transactional specialist Jan Waselius recently advised a multinational personal care products company on Finnish aspects of its €1bn acquisition of the European operations of a competitor. Practice head Mikko Eerola is ‘a reliable and knowledgeable lawyer’.
Finland: Dispute resolution
Within Dispute resolution, Waselius & Wist is a third tier firm,
Waselius & Wist’s Jan Waselius has been described as arguably ‘Finland’s greatest litigator’. He and Tanja Jussila lead the team, and both are highly recommended for a wide range of litigation and arbitration proceedings.
Finland: EU and competition
Finland: Intellectual property
Within Intellectual property, Waselius & Wist is a third tier firm,
Waselius & Wist provides ‘good legal advice in good time, representing value for money’. Practice head Bernt Juthström, who is ‘business-oriented and nice to work with’, recently represented a leading online auctions company in a case regarding a competitor’s alleged infringement of a number of trade mark and other IP rights.
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