Mandatum And Sampo Group’s €40 Million Financing Arrangement of European Directories BondCo S.C.A Close

Krogerus advised the arranger Mandatum Asset Management Ltd and certain other Sampo Group companies. Hannes Snellman acted as counsel to European Directories.

The arranger Mandatum Asset Management Ltd and certain other Sampo Group companies announced a EUR 40,000,000 private financing of European Directories BondCo S.C.A., a portfolio company of Triton Fund III. In addition to Sampo Group companies, Mandatum Opportunistic Loan Strategy, Mandatum Life Nordic High Yield Total Return Fund, and Mandatum Life Fixed Income Total Return Fund have invested in the transaction.

Mandatum Asset Management Ltd belongs to Sampo Group and was formed by combining Sampo Group’s proprietary balance sheet, client assets and the investment operations from Sampo plc and Mandatum Life.

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The Krogerus team, led by Partner Päivi Toivari (Picture), included Partner Heidi Kivenjuuri and Associate Hanna Kim.

Hannes Snellman’s core team included Antti Alanko and Matias Moberg.

Involved fees earner: Antti Alanko – Hannes Snellman; Matias Moberg – Hannes Snellman; Hanna Kim – Krogerus Attorneys Ltd; Heidi Kivenjuuri – Krogerus Attorneys Ltd; Päivi Toivari – Krogerus Attorneys Ltd;

Law Firms: Hannes Snellman; Krogerus Attorneys Ltd;

Clients: EDSA European Directories; Mandatum Asset Management; Sampo Oyi;

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler