Hannes Snellman acted as counsel to Baltic Property Group (NBP) in the acquisition and financing of two office properties with an aggregate area of approx. 15,000 sqm in Helsinki and Lahti from RBS Nordisk Renting. Our core team in Helsinki included Tapio Teräkivi, Maria Lassenius, Hanna Westenius, Heini Salonen and Janne Veneranta.
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Hannes Snellman acted as counsel to TeliaSonera Finland Oyj in the establishment of a new mobile network sharing joint venture regarding the sparsely populated Northern and Eastern Finland with DNA Oy.
The Real Estate industry magazine Fastighetssverige has listed last year's most successful real estate practices. Hannes Snellman's Swedish Real Estate practice made it into the top 10 list regarding total transaction value, while Head of our Real Estate group, Safa Mahmoudi, is number two on the list of Real Estate practitioners who have been involved in transactions with the highest deal value during 2013.
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Hannes Snellman acted as counsel to APG Asset Management N.V. in its acquisition of approximately 22.8% of the shares in Finland's second largest rental housing company SATO Oyj from Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company. Sato has a EUR 2.4 billion residential unit portfolio.
Hannes Snellman acted as counsel to Ahlström Capital in its acquisition of Destia Ltd from the State of Finland for 148 MEUR.
We are very pleased to announce that our specialist partner, Mika Pohjonen, has been elected as the new Chairman of the Board of The Finnish Competition Law Association. The Finnish Competition Law Association is a non-profit association established by Finnish competition lawyers and economists in 2000. The purpose of the association is to promote the knowledge of Finnish and international competition law and economics. The association has over 300 members, whom are primarily lawyers and economists from the private and public sectors as well as academia.