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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.
Representation of Carnegie, Goldman Sachs, Danske Bank, Jefferies, Nordea and Swedbank, as the underwriters, on the IPO and Nasdaq Stockholm listing of Munters Group.
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.
Representation of Danske Bank A/S on the annual updates of its U.S. medium-term note program and various drawdowns under the program.
Representation of Munksjö Oyj on the combination of Munksjö and Ahlstrom Corporation through a statutory absorption merger.
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.
Representation of Nordax Group AB (publ) and its selling shareholder, Vision Capital, on the IPO and Nasdaq Stockholm listing of the shares in Nordax.
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).
Representation of Outokumpu Oyj on its €665 million rights offering.
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.
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.