White & Case advises Georg Fischer on €2.1 billion voluntary recommended public cash tender offer
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Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised Georg Fischer AG on its €2.1 billion voluntary recommended public cash tender offer for all the issued and outstanding shares in Uponor.
Georg Fischer offers products and solutions that enable the safe transport of liquids and gases, as well as lightweight casting components and high precision manufacturing technologies. Founded in 1802 and headquartered in Switzerland, it has more than 15,000 employees and a presence in 34 countries.
Based in Finland and listed on Nasdaq Helsinki, Uponor is a leading global provider of solutions that move water through cities, buildings and homes. It employs around 3,900 people in 26 countries in Europe and North America and sells its products in more than 80 countries. In 2022, Uponor achieved net sales of around €1.4 billion.
The White & Case team which advised on the transaction was led by partner Timo Airisto (Helsinki) and included partners Jenni Nygård, Mikko Hulkko and Tanja Törnkvist (all Helsinki), Tilman Kuhn (Düsseldorf & Brussels), Thilo Diehl (Frankfurt), Rebecca Farrington (Washington, DC) and associates Krista Enarvi, Samuel Salmivirta, Helen Happonen, Anniina Nuutero, Asmo Esser (all Helsinki) Martina Castrén (Brussels & Helsinki), Gabriela Baca (Washington, DC) and Jan-Christopher Wilhelms (Frankfurt).
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