Wikborg Rein advising in the sale of EcoOnline
Wikborg Rein advised Summa Equity and Viking Venture with the sale of EcoOnline to Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division and Summa Equity Fund II.
Acqusition of Sølvtrans
WR assists Antin Infrastructure Partners in their acquisition of Sølvtrans.
Successful sale of Cambodian microfinance company
We have assisted with the sale of 80.01% equity in the Cambodian microfinance company AMK Microfinance Institution PLC to The Shanghai Commercial & Savings Bank, Ltd.
The Naftogaz-Gazprom saga
Great article in the law magazine (Jusbilaget) of the Norwegian business daily "Finansavisen" about the Naftogaz-Gazprom saga, in which Wikborg Rein represented Naftogaz:
We assisted Songa Bulk in its combination with Star Bulk
Wikborg Rein assisted Songa Bulk ASA (OSE: SBULK) in its transaction to combine its fleet with Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (NASDAQ: SBLK) against consideration in shares of Star bulk and cash.
Storebrand Livsforsikring AS
Advisor to Storebrand, a leading Norwegian insurance and financial services provider, on the winding-up and acquisition of the portfolio of Silver Pensjonsforsikring AS.
Norsk Hydro ASA
We advised Norsk Hydro as sole external counsel in its acquisition of Orkla's 50 percent interest in Sapa. The total enterprise value was NOK 27 billion, giving full ownership in the international leader in extruded aluminium solutions and making Hydro a leading force in the global aluminium industry.
National Joint Stock Company Naftogaz of Ukraine
International arbitrations at the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, over prices, volumes and payments under long term gas sales and transit agreements. The disputes were some of the largest commercial arbitrations in the world, with reported total amounts in dispute of more than USD 125 billion, and affected some half of Russia's gas supplies to Europe which transit through Ukraine.