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White & Case Advises Munksjö and EQT in Creation of Global Leader in High Quality Specialty Papers

Pressmeddelande   •   Jun 07, 2013 09:24 CEST

Stockholm, 2013-06-07 ... Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised Munksjö AB and its principal owner, EQT, on the combination of Munksjö AB and Ahlstrom's European label and processing business to create Munksjö Corporation, a global leader in high quality specialty
papers.

The new entity, which is headquartered in Stockholm, has combined pro forma net sales of EUR 1.2 billion and employs around 3,000 people across 15 production sites, was listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki on June 7, 2013.

White & Case also acted for Munksjö Corporation in relation to the financing of the combined entity.

Stockholm-based White & Case partner Rikard Stenberg said, "We worked with Munksjö AB and EQT to complete the creation of Munksjö Corporation successfully. Once again we demonstrated the Firm’s truly global ability – pooling, on this occasion, relevant knowledge and expertise from a number of different countries on behalf of our client."

The White & Case team was led by Rikard Stenberg, assisted by associates Petter Alberts and Johan Thiman (M&A/Corporate) as well as Helsinki partner Tanja Törnkvist (financing). The team also included, among others: Helsinki: Petri Avikainen; Milan: Alessandro Seganfreddo, Angelica Longanesi Cattani; Frankfurt: Stefan Koch; Paris: Vincent Morin, Clara Hainsdorf.

About White & CaseWhite & Case LLP is a leading global law firm with lawyers in 39 offices in 27 countries. Among the first US-based law firms to establish a truly global presence, we provide counsel and representation in virtually every area of law that affects cross-border business. Our clients value both the breadth of our global network and the depth of our US, English and local law capabilities in each of our regions and rely on us for their complex cross-border transactions, as well as their representation in arbitration and litigation proceedings.

Contact: Andrew Newsham
EMEA Media
Relations Manager
White & Case LLP
+ 44 20 7532 2670
andrew.newsham@whitecase.com

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