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White & Case Advises Legrand on Acquisition of Ensto Building Systems

Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised Legrand, a global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures, on its acquisition of Ensto Building Systems.

Founded in 1909, Legrand is a global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures, offering high-value-added products and solutions that transform work, living and meeting spaces. Legrand is active in close to 90 countries, with more than 36,700 employees and total sales of €6.1 billion in 2020.

Ensto Building Systems is the leading smart electrical solution provider in the Nordics and part of the Finnish-based, globally operating electrical solution provider Ensto Group. Following the transaction Ensto Building Systems with its distribution system operators business will operate in 17 countries.

The White & Case team which advised on the transaction was led by partner Timo Airisto (Helsinki) and included partners Alan Burke, Nicholas Greenacre, Peita Menon, Will Smith, Helen Joseph (all London), Hugues Mathez, Clara Hainsdorf, Alexandre Jaurett (all Paris), Juan Manuel de Remedios (Madrid), Henrik Patel (New York), Axel Schulz (Brussels) and Martin Jarvengren (Stockholm), local partners Carlos Daroca (Madrid), Marek Sawicki (Warsaw) and Jan Jakoubek (Prague), counsel Paul Harrington (London) and associates Asta Tukiainen and Samuel Salmivirta (both Helsinki).

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