Bird & Bird advised the shareholders of Specim, Spectral Imaging in connection with the sale of their shares to Konica Minolta


We advised shareholders of Specim, Spectral Imaging Oy Ltd., a leading provider of hyperspectral imaging technology, in connection with their sale of all the shares in the company to Konica Minolta Inc. Specim is a Oulu-based Finnish technology company founded in 1995 and a leading player in hyperspectral imaging (HSI) market.

Bird & Bird's core team was led by partner Katia Ducker and our Corporate and Capital Markets specialist, Counsel Mika Puurunen.

"We have been very satisfied with Bird & Bird's outstanding advice and support through the whole transaction and negotiation process. They have left no stone unturned in always finding the best possible solution for all the sellers in the process", said board member Vilma Torstila, representative of the investor sellers in the process.

"This has been a demanding transaction with a global scale and thus we are very happy for the excellent result from the perspective of all the parties involved. This is a very good example of Bird & Bird's strong competence in the area of complex cross-border transaction processes, and we are very happy having had the opportunity to work with the sellers and the company to reach the best possible outcome", says lead partner Katia Duncker.