Samuel Salmivirta

Associate, Helsinki



Samuel is an associate in the Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group in the Firm's Helsinki office. Samuel advises both public and private companies as well as private equity sponsors on their M&A transactions and other corporate matters in Finland. In addition, Samuel has experience in equity and debt capital offerings in Finland.

Samuel joined White & Case in 2020.

Faculty of Law
University of Helsinki


Representation of Georg Fischer AG, a leading worldwide provider for the safe transport of liquids and gases, vehicle weight reduction and high-precision manufacturing technologies, on its €2.1 billion voluntary recommended public cash tender offer for all the issued and outstanding shares in Uponor, a Helsinki-listed global solution provider of water distribution.

Representation of Nexans S.A. (Euronext Paris: NEX), one of the world's leading suppliers of cable technologies and services, on its EUR 53 million acquisition of Reka Cables Ltd., a Finnish cable manufacturer, from Reka Industrial Plc (NASDAQ OMX Helsinki: REKA).

Representation of Euroports Group, one of the largest maritime infrastructure companies in Europe, on its acquisition of Oy Hangö Stevedoring AB, a provider of cargo handling services at the Port of Hanko.

Representation of Legrand SA, global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures, as the acquirer on the acquisition of Ensto Building Systems from Ensto Invest Oy, an international technology company providing reliable and smart electric solutions and expertise for electricity distribution networks and buildings.

Representation of institutional investors advised by the Global Infrastructure group at J.P. Morgan Asset Management on its acquisition of Adven, a leading supplier of clean energy solutions across the Nordics and Baltics, from AMP Capital and Infracapital.

Representation of Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj on the voluntary recommended public cash tender offer made by a Bain Capital lead consortium formed by (BC) Lux Holdco S.à r.l., a vehicle owned and controlled by funds managed or advised by Bain Capital Private Equity (Europe), LLP, and/or its affiliates, Ahlstrom Invest B.V (an indirect subsidiary of Ahlström Capital Oy), Viknum AB and Belgrano Inversiones Oy, for all the issued and outstanding shares in Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj. The tender offer values Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s total equity at approximately €2.1 billion. Ahlstrom-Munksjö is a global leader in innovative and sustainable fiber-based materials and its shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki and Nasdaq Stockholm.

Representation of Nordea Bank Abp (publ) in the annual update of its US$25 billion global medium-term note program. Nordea is the largest financial services group in the Nordic markets of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. Notes issued under the program will be listed on Euronext Dublin. BofA Securities acts as arranger and Barclays, BofA Securities, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank Securities, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Nordea and UBS Investment Bank act as dealers for the program.