Asta Tukiainen advises clients in the field of corporate and financial transactions, including mergers & acquisitions and capital markets transactions.
Asta joined White & Case in 2018 after her graduation from law school and was seconded to White & Case’s private equity team in London from September 2022 to June 2023.
Representation of Bregal Milestone, a leading technology growth capital firm, and other shareholders on the sale of Epassi Group Oy, a leading pan-European platform for digital employee benefit payments, including meals, transportation, healthcare, exercise, and culture, to a consortium consisting of TA Associates and Warburg Pincus.
Representation of A.P. Moller Capital on its joint venture with Hassam Allam Utilities to create an integrated logistics platform. The platform, offering an array of services, including air cargo handling facilities, logistics and distribution centers, integrated warehousing parks and inland dry ports will hold assets in Egypt initially.
Representation of MidEuropa on its acquisition of a majority stake in Optegra, a European ophthalmology platform operating in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland and the United Kingdom.
Representation of A.P. Moller Capital on its acquisition of Vector Logistics, South Africa's leading frozen logistics operator, providing multi-temperature warehousing and distribution, supply chain intelligence, and sales and merchandising solutions.
Representation of Development Partners International on its partial sale of MNT-Halan, one of Egypt's leading consumer finance and microfinance businesses.
Representation of Nexans S.A. (Euronext Paris: NEX), one of the world's leading suppliers of cable technologies and services, on its EUR 53 million acquisition of Reka Cables Ltd., a Finnish cable manufacturer, from Reka Industrial Plc (NASDAQ OMX Helsinki: REKA).
Representation of ORIT Holdings Limited on its acquisition of the Saunamaa and Vöyrinkangas wind farms in Finland (through the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Nordic Power Development Limited, an English company).
Representation of VALOREM, the French pioneering independent renewable energy developer and operator, on the divestment of the 165 MW Kalistanneva onshore wind farm to a Finnish consortium formed by HELEN Oy and the Bank of Åland Wind Power Fund Non-UCITS, and the simultaneous approximately €135 million project financing of the neighbouring 148.5 MW Matkussaari onshore wind farm, together with the negotiation and settlement of all related commercial arrangements.
Representation of Legrand SA, global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures, as the acquirer on the acquisition of Ensto Building Systems from Ensto Invest Oy, an international technology company providing reliable and smart electric solutions and expertise for electricity distribution networks and buildings.
Representation of Neles Corporation, the global leader in flow control solutions and services, as the acquirer on the acquisition of Flowrox Oy's valve and pumps businesses.
Representation of Starwood Capital Group, a leading global private investment firm, in connection with the financing for the acquisition (through a controlled affiliate) of a Finnish rental residential portfolio of approximately 2,200 units in partnership with Avara Oy, Finland’s leading residential real estate investment and asset management company, and related refinancing. The portfolio consists of 73 assets located in 16 cities, with 50% of the portfolio value in the Helsinki region.
Representation of Metso Corporation, a world-leading industrial company offering equipment and services for the sustainable processing and flow of natural resources in the mining, aggregates, recycling and process industries, on the combination of Metso Minerals and Outotec Oyj under the name Metso Outotec, with the remainder of Metso, Metso Flow Control, becoming an independent separately listed company under the name Neles. The combination will be implemented through a partial demerger of Metso, in which all assets and liabilities of Metso that relate to Metso Minerals will transfer to Outotec in exchange for shares in Outotec to be issued to Metso shareholders. The combined company had illustrative combined sales of €3.9 billion in 2018 and approximately 15,600 employees and will maintain its listing on Nasdaq Helsinki.
Representation of Technopolis Plc, a modern real estate company providing shared office space and related services, and certain of its group companies in Finland, Norway, Sweden and Lithuania in connection with its approximately EUR 930 million euro, Norwegian krone and Swedish krona denominated senior secured facilities and mezzanine secured facilities. The facilities are to be used for, among others, the refinancing of Technopolis and its group companies’ existing indebtedness and the financing of certain existing and future organic growth projects.
Representation of ÅF AB in its €611 million recommended public cash tender offer for all issued and outstanding shares in Pöyry PLC. Together with the shares acquired by ÅF through market purchases, the shares tendered during the offer period, including the subsequent offer period, represent approximately 99.3 percent of all the issued and outstanding shares and voting rights in Pöyry. ÅF is an engineering and design company within the fields of energy, industry and infrastructure, based in Europe and operating globally with net sales in 2018 of SEK 13,975 million. Pöyry is an international consulting and engineering company serving clients across power generation, transmission and distribution, forest industry, biorefining & chemicals, mining and metals, infrastructure and water and environment.
Representation of Nordea Bank Abp, Swedbank Ab (publ) and Aktia Bank plc as lenders in relation to the EUR 142,000,000 financing of an acquisition of six daily-goods properties in Finland and related refinancing of Cibus Retail 2 Oy, an affiliate of Cibus Nordic Real Estate AB (publ).
Representation of Technopolis plc, a Helsinki Nasdaq-listed shared workspace business, on the €730 million public tender offer for all of its shares by Kildare Partners, a real estate investment firm.
Representation of Goldman Sachs International, J.P. Morgan Securities plc and Nordea Bank AB (publ), Finnish Branch, as the joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners, and OP Corporate Bank plc as the joint bookrunner, in the initial public offering and listing on Nasdaq Helsinki of the shares in Kojamo plc, the largest private residential real estate company in Finland measured by fair value of investment properties.