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Hannes Snellman Counsel to Lockheed Martin on Its New UAE Joint Venture

Hannes Snellman acted for Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) in connection with the structuring and negotiation of its investment in Exechon Enterprises L.L.C., based in the United Arab Emirates. Hannes Snellman advised in particular on Swedish and Finnish law aspects of the acquisition of the assets and undertaking of Swedish company, Exechon AB, an investor in the new joint venture company.  


Hannes Snellman counsel to H.C. Starck GmbH on investment in MetaSphere Technology AB

Hannes Snellman acted as counsel to H.C. Starck GmbH on its investment in MetaSphere Technology AB. H.C. Starck is one of the leading producers of customer-specific powders and components made of technology metals and technical ceramics while MetaSphere has developed an innovative, proprietary technology for the production of spherical metal powders, a material in high demand in growth industries such as additive manufacturing.


Hannes Snellman counsel to Dr Fisher Farma B.V. on the acquisition of Pharmachim

Hannes Snellman acted as counsel to Dr Fisher Farma B.V. on its acquisition of all the shares in Pharmachim AB. Pharmachim is one of the largest parallel importers of prescription pharmaceuticals in Sweden and a supplier to major pharmacy chains, the main Swedish pharmaceutical distributor Tamro and local health authorities. The deal is an important strategic move for Fisher Farma in the European market.

“Interpretation and Application of the Tax Avoidance Act”

Interpretation and Application of the Tax Avoidance Act”, a 198 page book (only available in Swedish), written by Specialist Partner Carl-Magnus Uggla and Senior Associate Christian Carneborn, has today been published by Wolters Kluwer/Norstedts Juridik and is already available in most online book stores.

Hannes Snellman Advises Certeum Corporation and Its Board of Directors in Relation to the Sale of the Majority Stake in Certeum

Hannes Snellman advises Certeum Corporation and its Board of Directors in relation to the sale of shares representing 57.5% of all shares in Certeum, between Sponda Plc and Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company (as sellers) and Tungsten Investment S.à.r.l. (as purchaser), a company affiliated to Blackstone Real Estate Partners Europe IV. 

Hannes Snellman counsel to Alma Media Corporation in the tender offer for Talentum Oyj

Hannes Snellman acts as counsel to Alma Media Corporation (publisher of for instance Kauppalehti) in the exchange offer for the shares and options in Talentum Oyj (publisher of for instance Affärsvärlden). The exchange offer includes both share and cash components and the total value of the offer amounts to Eur 42.7 million.

Best Lawyers’ Lawyer of the Year: Johan Aalto and Mikael Wahlbeck

Hannes Snellman’s Senior Partner in Helsinki, Johan Aalto, has been named the Best Lawyers' 2016 Helsinki Mergers and Acquisitions Law "Lawyer of the Year".

Hannes Snellman’s Head of Competition practice in Helsinki, Mikael Wahlbeck, has been named the Best Lawyers' 2016 Helsinki Competition Law "Lawyer of the Year".

Hannes Snellman counsel to Niam in its acquisition of Kaari shopping centre

Hannes Snellman acted as counsel to Niam in its acquisition of the Kaari shopping centre, the ninth largest shopping centre in Finland, and five freehold plots around the shopping centre. Additionally, the purchaser and the seller, Helsingin Osuuskauppa Elanto, agreed on long term leases of the seller's current premises in the shopping centre.

The transaction is the first 100% sale and purchase of a major shopping centre in Helsinki since 2008.


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