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.
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.