Strong Deal Flow Continues in Q1/21
In an active transaction market, D&I is once again ranked top-3 in deal value among Finland-based law firms in Q1/2021 according to Mergermarket.
“In line with global development, our pipeline of deals on the Finnish market remains exceptionally strong. Both public and private M&A transactions keep us busy”, says Jan Ollila, Head of Transactions at D&I. “PE continues to maintain a high level of activity in this interesting market” says Wilhelm Eklund, Head of D&I’s Private Equity practice.
D&I is the go-to law firm for many sophisticated market players when it comes to large and complex deals in, into and out of Finland, the Nordics and the Baltics.
D&I’s Transaction Powerhouse has been engaged for instance in the following transactions in Q1 of 2021:
We provided Cargotec, the Finland-based cargo handling solutions and services provider, with strategic advice on data privacy and transactional matters in relation to the sale of Cargotec’s Navis business to technology investment firm Accel-KKR for an EV of EUR 380 million.
We advised Tiger Global in their investment in the USD 530 million financing round in Wolt, the Helsinki-based technology company.
We advised Prosus in their investment in the USD 530 million financing round in Wolt, the Helsinki-based technology company.
We advised Kahoot! in the acquisition of Digital Teaching Tools Finland Ltd, the company behind the Whiteboard.fi online whiteboard tool.
We advise Parmaco’s management on the sale of Parmaco Group Oy to Partners Group, a global private markets investment manager.
We advise Loiste Group and Energiapolar on their sale of Loiste Sähkönmyynti, a leading Finnish electricity retailer, to Suur-Savon Sähkö.