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White & Case LLP
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Banking and finance Tier 1

Tanja Törnkvist heads up the team at White & Case LLP, which recently advised Technopolis on its €518m refinancing arrangement with three Nordic financial institutions, and assisted the Blackstone Group with the €1.6bn refinancing of Sponda's group companies. Timo Airisto and associate Oona Lilja are also key names to note; Airisto is experienced in cross-border real estate transactions. Other key clients include Danske Bank, Carnegie Investment Bank, and Nordea Bank.

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Capital markets Tier 1

Petri Haussila leads the department at White & Case LLP, which handles ECM and DCM work; on the DCM side the team advised Nordea Bank on a $1.8bn note offering under its global medium term note programme, and a recent ECM highlight involved acting for the coordinators and bookrunners on Kojamo's IPO. Other clients include Solidium, BNP Paribas and Pohjolan Voima. Mikko Hulkko is also a noteworthy practitioner.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

At White & Case LLP, practice head Timo Airisto recently led advice to Huhtamäki on its acquisition of International Paper's paper cup business in China and assisted Blackstone with the refinancing of Sponda's group companies, while private equity specialist Janko Lindros acted for Supercell on its investment into game developer Trailmix. Petri Haussila stands out for his significant transactional experience.

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Real estate and construction Tier 3

Timo Airisto heads up the group at White & Case LLP, which recently advised Blackstone on its tender offer for the share capital of real estate investment company Sponda. The firm has substantial experience in real estate M&A, while Tanja Törnkvist handles real estate financing matters.

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Banking and finance Tanja Törnkvist
Capital markets Petri Haussila
Capital markets Mikko Hulkko
Capital markets Petri Avikainen
Corporate/M&A Petri Haussila
Corporate/M&A Timo Airisto
Corporate/M&A Janko Lindros
Corporate/M&A Petri Avikainen
Real estate Timo Airisto
Real estate Tanja Törnkvist
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