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

Ben Tuiskula

Associate, Helsinki

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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

Munters SEK 4.0 billion IPO, 2017

Representation of Carnegie, Goldman Sachs, Danske Bank, Jefferies, Nordea and Swedbank, as the underwriters, on the IPO and Nasdaq Stockholm listing of Munters Group.

Stora Enso €300 million notes offering under its €4 billion EMTN program and cash tender offer, 2017

Representation of Stora Enso Oyj on its issue of €300 million notes due 2027 under its €4 billion EMTN program and its related cash tender offers to the holders of its existing €500 million notes due 2018 and €500 million notes due 2019.

Danske Bank US$10 billion US MTN program, 2015 – 2017

Representation of Danske Bank A/S on the annual updates of its U.S. medium-term note program and various drawdowns under the program.

Combination of Munksjö and Ahlstrom, 2016

Representation of Munksjö Oyj on the combination of Munksjö and Ahlstrom Corporation through a statutory absorption merger.

Scandinavian Tobacco Group DKK 3.6 billion IPO, 2016

Representation of Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S and its selling shareholders, Skandinavisk Holding II and Swedish Match Cigars Holding, in the IPO and Nasdaq Copenhagen listing of the shares in Scandinavian Tobacco Group.

Nordax Bank SEK 2.6 billion IPO, 2015

Representation of Nordax Group AB (publ) and its selling shareholder, Vision Capital, on the IPO and Nasdaq Stockholm listing of the shares in Nordax.

Capio SEK 2.6 billion IPO, 2015

Representation of J.P. Morgan, SEB, Deutsche Bank and Carnegie, as the managers, on the IPO and Nasdaq Stockholm listing of the shares in Capio AB (publ).

Outokumpu €665 million rights offering, 2014

Representation of Outokumpu Oyj on its €665 million rights offering.

Emlak Konut US$1.6 billion equity offering, 2013

Representation of 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

Representation of Metso Corporation on its €1 billion partial demerger in which Metso's paper, pulp and power businesses were transferred to a newly-established company, Valmet Corporation. As a part of the transaction, the shares in Valmet were listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.