Kasper Paasikallio advises clients in the field of corporate and financial transactions, including bank finance transactions, mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions.
Kasper joined White & Case in 2018 after his graduation from law school.
Metso's combination of Metso Minerals and Outotec, 2019
Advising 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.
Technopolis – EUR 930 million refinancing, 2019
Representing 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.
Antilooppi – EUR 565 million facilities agreement, 2019
Representing Antilooppi Ky, a modern real estate company focusing on office properties in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area, in connection with its €565 million facilities agreement with Nordea Bank Abp, OP Corporate Bank plc, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ) and Danske Bank A/S and Handelsbanken Capital Markets, Svenska Handelsbanken AB (publ) as lenders and arrangers. The facilities consist of three separate tranches: a €385 million committed term loan facility, a €165 million uncommitted term loan facility and a €15 million uncommitted ancillary facility, to be used for refinancing of Antilooppi's and its subsidiaries' existing secured facilities and financing additional investments.