Ellex Raidla has advised Estonia's Elektrilevi on its acquisition of the Imatra Elekter energy services provider from Imatran Seudun Sahko. Finland's LLH Law advised the sellers on the deal.
Sorainen has advised Mehilainen, a healthcare and social services provider in Finland, on the acquisition of occupational healthcare provider Qvalitas Arstikeskus and dental care chain Unimed Grupp from BaltCap. Ellex Raidla advised BaltCap on the deal, which remains contingent on regulatory approval.
Maido Lillemets, Legal and Compliance Manager at BaltCap in Estonia, reports that the three-pillar pension system in his country has been shaken by the recent legislative move from a mandatory to a voluntary approach to contributions into pension funds. This change, Lillemets reports, has cost the pension funds EUR 850 million already and the eventual cost may exceed EUR 1 billion.