Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, reportedly working alongside Clifford Chance, has advised Citigroup Global Markets Limited and Raiffeisen Bank International AG as joint lead managers on the issuance and placement of Belarus's JSC Development Bank's corporate Eurobonds totaling USD 500 million. Vlasova Mikhel & Partners advised JSC Development Bank on matters of Belarusian law and Baker McKenzie advised the bank on U.S. and English law.
Kochanski & Partners has advised IB6 Fundusz Inwestycyjny Zamkniety Aktywow Niepublicznych, an investment fund managed by the Griffin Real Estate group, on the sale of a Warsaw office building to an entity belonging to the Generali group. The purchaser was reportedly supported by White & Case and Baker McKenzie.
Baker McKenzie has advised the Delachaux Group, which it describes as "the world market leader in rail infrastructure technology," on its acquisition of a majority stake in Upper Austria's Frauscher Sensortechnik from the Greenbriar private equity fund. Kirlkand & Ellis advised the sellers on the deal, which closed on February 28, 2019. Financial details were not disclosed.
Baker McKenzie and the Esin Attorney Partnership, a member firm of Baker McKenzie International, have advised Turkish telecoms operator Turk Telekomunikasyon A.S. on its Rule 144A offering of USD 500 million 6.875 percent Notes due 2025. Allen & Overy advised joint bookrunners Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, ING, MUFG and Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking.
Baker McKenzie, ODI Law, Simkins, Covington & Burling, and Van Bael & Bellis have advised MHP SE on the acquisition of 90.68% of the issued capital of Perutnina Ptuj, d.d. Schoenherr Vienna advised the sellers on the deal and CMS London advised ING, MHP’s financial partner.
A specific form of cooperation was introduced in Austria in 2018 and will become effective on January 1, 2019: Upon the taxpayer’s request, an enterprise may opt for a “horizontal monitoring” procedure. This new law was introduced after a pilot project in which internationally renowned enterprises such as Red Bull, Shell Austria, and Infineon Technologies participated (although whether these enterprises will also participate in the new “horizontal monitoring” procedure is not yet known).
Baker McKenzie Warsaw has advised Baltisse on its acquisition of Polflam, a Polish fire-resistant glass manufacturer, from its two founders, Maciej Szamborski and Wojciech Wilczak, and from Syntaxis Capital, a private debt and growth capital investor. Dentons, which had advised Syntaxis Capital on its 2014 investment in Polflam (then trading as Glass-Team), advised the sellers on the deal.