Ben Tuiskula | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Ben Tuiskula

Associate, Helsinki

T +358 9 228 64 360

E btuiskula@whitecase.com

Overview

Ben Tuiskula is a senior associate whose practice focuses on corporate and financial transactions, with a particular focus on capital markets transactions. Ben has represented issuers and underwriters in international securities offerings outside the United States under Regulation S and offerings into the United States under Rule 144A and other private placement exemptions. His recent capital markets work includes international equity and debt capital market transactions primarily in the Nordic countries.

Ben regularly advises European companies and financial institutions on various aspects of U.S. federal securities law. He has also worked on business acquisitions and demergers in the Nordic countries, including public tender offers and mergers.

Prior to joining White & Case in 2011, Ben was a corporate associate at a leading law firm in New York.

Bars and Courts

  • New York State Bar

Education

  • JD, Hofstra University School of Law
  • BA, University of Massachusetts

Languages

  • English

Experience

Alimak Hek IPO, 2015

Representing Citigroup, SEB and Carnegie, as the managers, in connection with the initial public offering and listing on Nasdaq Stockholm of the shares in Alimak Hek.

Asiakastieto IPO, 2015

Representing Danske Bank and Pohjola, as the managers, in connection with the initial public offering and listing on Nasdaq Helsinki of the shares in Asiakastieto.

Capio IPO, 2015

Representing J.P. Morgan, SEB, Deutsche Bank and Carnegie, as the managers, in connection with the initial public offering and listing on Nasdaq Stockholm of the shares in Capio.

Danske Bank US MTN program, 2015

Representing Danske Bank in connection with the update of its U.S. medium-term note program and subsequent US$1 billion drawdown under the program.

Nordax IPO, 2015

Representing Nordax Bank and principal owner Vision Capital in connection with the initial public offering and listing on Nasdaq Stockholm of the shares in Nordax Bank.

Aker Solutions demerger, 2014

Representing ABG Sundal Collier, Barclays and Carnegie, as the joint lead managers, in connection with the demerger of Aker Solutions and listing of the shares in the new Aker Solutions on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

Outokumpu €665 million rights offering, 2014

Representing Outokumpu in connection with its €665 million rights offering.

Emlak Konut US$1.6 billion equity offering, 2013

Representing Emlak Konut in connection with its secondary public offering. The transaction was the largest ever primary equity offering in Turkish history and was also recorded as the largest European real estate equity raise in the previous five years.

Metso demerger, 2013

Representing Metso in connection with its partial demerger in which Metso's paper, pulp and power businesses were transferred to the newly-established company Valmet. The transaction included the listing of the shares in Valmet on Nasdaq Helsinki.

Sanoma €440 million bond offering, 2012

Representing Sanoma in connection with its inaugural bond offering and the listing of the notes on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.