HELSINKI Nov 15 Finland's state investment fund
Solidium said it had decided additional equity investment in
Talvivaara was not viable and it was not
involved in negotiations to help restructure the troubled
Talvivaara is looking at various ways of raising cash, and
some investors had believed Solidium would step in.
Talvivaara is now seeking a loan for a court-supervised
reorganisation process, and Solidium's investment director Hanna
Masala said the fund could not help as it was an equity
"We are not a party in these negotiations," Masala told
Reuters. "Additional equity investment in Talvivaara was not
something we see as a viable option."
(Reporting by Ritsuko Ando; Editing by Mark Potter)