Micke Kari

Associate, Helsinki

Biography

Overview

Micke Kari advises clients in the field of corporate and financial transactions, including mergers & acquisitions and capital markets transactions.

Micke joined White & Case in 2017 after his graduation from law school.

Education
LLM
University of Lapland

Faculty of Law

Languages
Finnish
English

Experience

Evolver Equity's acquisition of Arktis, Nolliplan and M.A.D., 2020
Advising Evolver Equity, a Finnish private equity investor specialized in Nordic small-cap buyouts, on the acquisition of Arktis AS, Nolliplan AB and Micro Aided Design Oy in parallel transactions from private sellers. All three companies are specialized providers of open-source building information modelling (Open BIM) tools and solutions for architecture, engineering and construction industries. Through the transaction Evolver establishes a group that has a product portfolio, a range of competencies and a geographic footprint that enables provision of unique customer benefits and reinforces the companies' positions as market leaders within Open BIM market.

Prosero's acquisition of Arvolukko Oy, 2020
Represented Valedo Partners and Prosero Security Group AB in the add-on acquisition of Arvolukko Oy.

Accent Equity's acquisition of Lunawood, 2019
Advising Accent Equity, a Nordic mid-market investor, on the acquisition of Lunawood from funds managed by CapMan and other shareholders. Lunawood is the global leader in thermally modified Nordic softwood, a sustainable and rapidly growing alternative to traditional building materials and a substitute for tropical hardwood in decorative surfaces. The company, headquartered in Lahti, Finland, has three production facilities in Finland, sales employees in Finland, Germany and France and representatives in Russia and China. The company's products are sold in 50 countries.

Nordika III Fastigheter Acquisition of Kiinteistö Oy Mäkelänkatu 91, 2019
Representation of Nordika III Fastigheter AB in the acquisition of real estate company Kiinteistö Oy Mäkelänkatu 91.

Adelis' acquisition of Roister Marketing, 2019
Representation of Adelis Equity Partners Fund I AB in the acquisition of Roister Marketing Oy including its subsidiaries for the Søgemedier group.

Rameder Group's acquisition of Koukkupaja Oy and Felox Finland Oy, 2019
Representation of Rameder Group, a portfolio company of FSN Capital and a leading European distributor of tow bars, wiring kits and carrier systems, in the acquisition of the majority stake in Koukkupaja Oy, and Felox Finland Oy, a tow bars retail group with operations in Finland and Sweden.

Nalka Invest's acquisition of OneMed, 2019
Representation of Nalka Invest in the acquisition of OneMed, a leading North-European distributor of consumables to the healthcare industry.

Zynga's acquisition of Small Giant Games, 2019
Representation of Zynga Inc., a social game developer, on its acquisition of the Finnish mobile game developer Small Giant Games Oy. Under the terms of the deal, Zynga acquired 80 percent of Small Giant Games for US$560 million, and will purchase the remaining 20 percent over three years at valuations based on specified profitability goals. Zynga is responsible for developing well-known games, such as Words with Friends, FarmVille and CSR2 Racing. The acquisition brings to Zynga a talented team who created the hit mobile game Empires & Puzzles.

Initial public offering and listing on Nasdaq Helsinki of the Shares in Kojamo plc, 2018
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 connection with Kojamo plc’s IPO and listing on Nasdaq Helsinki.