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2-MarDeloitte Legal; Kontogeorgiou Bakopanou & AssociatesDeloitte Legal, working in collaboration with Kontogeorgiou Bakopanou & Associates, assisted the shareholders of All Balcans Corporation Sha on the selling of their entire stake in the company to Neregelia Trading LTD dhe Beta Group Shpk.N/AAlbania
29-OctDeloitte LegalDeloitte Legal assisted Albanian Telecommunication Unions Shpk on its takeover of 85% of the share capital in Digicom Shpk.N/AAlbania
14-DecArcliffe; ODI LawArcliffe assisted Yazaki on corporate and labor-related matters related to the company's activity in Czech Republic, Slovakia, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, Slovenia, and Croatia. ODI Law supported Arcliffe in the Adria region countries.N/AAlbania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Croatia; Czech Republic; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovakia; SloveniaHere
2-OctBDK Advokati; Kalo & Associates; Kirkland & Ellis; Polenak; Schoenherr; Selih & PartnersBDK Advokati, Kirkland & Ellis, Selih & Partners, Polenak, and Kalo & Associates advised BC Partners on its agreement to acquire a majority stake in United Group B.V. from KKR.
Schoenherr advised KKR on the sale.
N/AAlbania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Croatia; Macedonia; Montenegro; Serbia; SloveniaHere
29-AugCMS; Jones Day; Kalo & Associates; SchoenherrCMS acted with lead counsel Jones Day in advising the OTP Bank Group on its acquisition of Societe Generale subsidiaries SG Expressbank Group, Sogelife Insurance Company, and SG Banka Albania, for over EUR 600 million. Schoenherr and Kalo & Associates in Tirana advised Societe Generale on the sale.EUR600millionAlbania; Bulgaria; HungaryHere
13-FebDBK Partners; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Kerameus & PartnersDBK Partners acted as local counsel to National Bank of Greece S.A. on the February 2, 2018 sale of NBG's entire stake in its Albanian subsidiary, Banka NBG Albania Sh.A. to American Bank of Investments SHA. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer served as international counsel to MBG on the sale, while Kerameus & Partners advised ABI.N/AAlbania; GreeceHere
13-FebCR Partners; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Kerameus & PartnersCR Partners acted as local counsel to National Bank of Greece S.A. on the sale of NBG's entire stake in its Albanian subsidiary, Banka NBG Albania Sh.A. to American Bank of Investments SHA. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer served as international counsel to MBG on the sale, while Kerameus & Partners advised ABI.N/AAlbania; GreeceHere
1-MarDrakopoulos; Manos Markakis Law OfficeDrakopoulos helped Chipita settled a dispute with ELKA/Interelka for trade dress infringement in Greece and Albania. ELKA/Interelka was represented by Manos Markakis Law office,N/AAlbania; Greece
31-AugAndrikopoulos Law Firm; DrakopoulosDrakopoulos assisted Hygeia Hospital Tirana with regard to the acquisition of 100% of its shares by a local company. Andrikopoulos Law Firm is advising Hygeia Hospital Tirana in Greece.EUR29.5millionAlbania; Greece
10-AugDeloitte LegalDeloitte Legal assisted Turkiye Maarif Vakfi on its takeover of 100% of the share capital in University of New York of Tirana Shpk.N/AAlbania; Turkey
1-JanBinder Groesswang; Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati; Vavrovsky Heine MarthCHSH advised Luxembourg-based Wohnen Plus Fonds on the establishment of a joint venture with Austrian real estate developer WienWert. Binder Groesswang advised Wohnen Plus Fonds on the Syndicate Agreement. Vavrovsky Heine Marth advised WienWert.EUR22millionAustria
1-JanCerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati; Manhart Einsle & PartnerCHSH advised SES Spar European Shopping Centers on the sale of a small shopping center (Kronenhaus Bludenz) in the federal state of Vorarlberg to German and South African high-net-worth individuals via a share deal. Manhart Einsle & Partner advised the buyers.N/AAustria
2-JanCerha Hempel Spiegelfeld HlawatiCHSH Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati advised red-stars.com data AG on the expansion of its M2M telecoms segment by means of an acquisition of a 50% stake in Freeeway GmbH and on the capital increase by subsidiary Machine & Voice Communication GmbH resulting from a new investment by KLK Holding Ltd.N/AAustriaHere
4-JanSchoenherr; Weber & CoSchoenherr advised BUWOG AG on Vonovia SE's voluntary public takeover bid of the company. Vonovia was advised by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, with Clifford Chance Germany and Austria's Weber & Co advising JP Morgan on debt financing provided to Vonovia to support the transaction.N/AAustriaHere
4-JanLattenmayer, Luks & Enzinger; Saxinger, Chalupsky & PartnersSCWP Schindhelm advised Upper Austrian housing company WAG Wohnungsanlagengesellschaft on its acquisition of Vienna's KALLCO Group project and property developer. Lattenmayer, Luks & Enzinger advised the seller on the deal.N/AAustriaHere
8-JanBaker Mckenzie; Frierich Schubert; Graf & PitkowitzGraf & Pitkowitz advised the Fleissner Group on the sale of the Fachmarktzentrum Deutschlandsberg retail park, which arose in 2000 from a joint venture between the Fleissner Group and the Kuess Group. The Kuess Group was advised by the Frierich Schubert law firm, and the buyer, TH Real Estate, which acquired the park for the Austria Property Fund, was counseled by Baker McKenzie.N/AAustriaHere
11-JanCerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati; Schoenherr; Fellner Wratzfeld & PartnerSchoenherr advised Zurich-listed Liechtensteinische Landesbank AG on its acquisition of Semper Constantia Privatbank AG. Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner advised Semper Constantia Privatbank Aktiengesellschaft; CHSH has given a second opinion on the acquisition of Semper Constantia Privatbank AG, Vienna and the intended merger between Semper Constantia Privatbank AG and Liechtensteinische Landesbank AG "LLB" in 2018. According to CHSH, "the opinion was the decisive factor to determine the direction of the merger of the two legal entities."EUR185millionAustriaHere
11-JanHerbst KinskyHerbst Kinsky advised Hookipa Biotech AG in connection with an oversubscribed series C financing round in the amount of EUR 50 million.EUR50millionAustriaHere
16-JanFellner Wratzfeld & PartnerFellner Wratzfeld & Partner successfully represented the Timber Industry section of the Upper Austrian Economic Chamber in its opposition to an attempt to repeal the membership fee regulation in the Chamber made to the Austrian Constitutional Court.N/AAustriaHere
16-JanBrandl & Talos; DLA Piper; Herbst KinskyBrandl & Talos advised the shareholders of Viennese biotech company Themis Bioscience GmbH on a Series C Financing Round. One of the shareholders, the Global Health Investment Fund, was also advised by DLA Piper, while Themis Bioscience was represented by Herbst Kinsky.N/AAustriaHere
22-JanHerbst Kinsky; LagaHerbst Kinsky advised Miracor Medical Systems GmbH on its cross-border merger and subsequent EUR 25 million financing round with Miracor Medical SA. Miramar Medical SA was represented by Belgian law firm Laga.EUR25millionAustriaHere
22-JanPHH Attorneys at LawPHH Rechtsanwalte advised CIDAN Machinery Sweden AB on the acquisition of all shares of Forstner Maschinenbau GmbH.N/AAustriaHere
25-JanDordaDorda advised the Sazka Group, a Czech lottery and gaming group, on the acquisition of shares of Casinos Austria held by Leipnik-Lundenburg Invest Beteiligungs AG and UNIQA Beteiligungs-Holding GmbH.N/AAustriaHere
30-JanCerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati; Eversheds SutherlandCHSH advised the Acron Group on the sale of the Wien Westbahnhof A3 commercial property at BahnhofCity Wien West to the REAL I.S. Group, which was represented by Eversheds Sutherland.N/AAustriaHere
6-FebBeurle Oberndorfer Mitterlehner; Vavrovsky Heine MarthVavrovsky Heine Marth advised Tyrolean Ing. Hans Bodner Baugesellschaft mbH & Co KG in a tender process for the reconstruction of part of the NeuBau 3 tobacco factory. The tender process was conducted by an affiliate of the city of Linz, which was represented by Beurle Oberndorfer Mitterlehner.N/AAustriaHere
7-FebGraf & PitkowitzGraf & Pitkowitz persuaded the European Court of Justice to dismiss a class action brought against its client, Facebook, by Austrian lawyer and activist Maximilian Schrems.N/AAustriaHere
8-FebCerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss Austria advised Erste Group Bank in arranging and placing two Sparkassen Immobilien bond issuances. S Immo was advised by Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati.EUR150millionAustriaHere
12-FebFreshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Linklaters; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss provided Austrian legal advice and Linklaters provided German advice on Raiffeisen Bank International's issuance of EUR 500 million additional tier notes. Freshfields advised the Joint Lead Managers.EUR500millionAustriaHere
12-FebFreshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Linklaters; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss provided Austrian legal advice and Linklaters provided German advice on Raiffeisen Bank International's issuance of EUR 500 million additional tier notes. Freshfields reportedly advised the Joint Lead Managers on both German and Austrian legal matters.EUR500millionAustriaHere
14-FebRautnerRautner Rechtsanwalte advised an international banking consortium consisting of Landesbank Baden-Wurttemberg (Technical Lead), Credit Agricole, Credit Suisse, DZ BANK, and Erste Group as Joint Lead Managers for Erste Group AG's issuance of a EUR 1 billion fixed-rate mortgage Pfandbrief.EUR1billionAustriaHere
28-FebVanovac; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss and Gleiss Lutz advised Liechtenstein-based construction machinery manufacturer Hilti on its acquisition of Austrian company Bst Brandschutztechnik Dopfl GmbH and its sales company in Germany. The Vanovac law firm coordinated the work of several other firms advising Bst Brandschutztechnik Dopfl on the sale.N/AAustriaHere
28-FebFiebinger Polak & Partner; SchoenherrSchoenherr advised Heineken and Brau Union on the acquisition of a 70% stake in Austrian beverages retailer Rudolf Ammersin GmbH. Fiebinger Polak & Partner advised the sellers.N/AAustria
1-MarCerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati; LinklatersCHSH and Linklaters advised ING Groep N.V. et. al. on the March 2018 update of the Austrian-related parts of their Debt Issuance Program.N/AAustria
8-MarDorda; Fellner Wratzfeld & PartnerDorda advised Cyoss GmbH, a German provider of data analytics and IT and OT security, on the acquisition of a majority stake in RadarServices, a European technology company in the field of cyber attack detection and response. The shareholders of RadarServices were represented by FWP on the deal.N/AAustriaHere
9-MarBuse Heberer Fromm; Eisenberger & Herzog; Herbert Smith Freehills; SchoenherrSchoenherr and Buse Heberer Fromm advised British specialty chemicals company Synthomer plc on its acquisition of BASF SE's production site for styrene-butadiene-based paper dispersions in Pischelsdorf, Austria. BASF SE was represented by Eisenberger & Herzog. Herbert Smith Freehills was lead competition counsel.N/AAustriaHere
15-MarFreimuller Obereder Pilz; SchoenherrSchoenherr supported IAC Applications on the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Austrian start-ups iTranslate and 24apps from their founders. Freimuller Obereder Pilz advised the sellers.N/AAustria
16-MarWolf TheissWolf Theiss advised Bitpanda on the legal structuring of an Initial Coin Offering related to the company's launch of its new open-source research project, Pantos.N/AAustriaHere
19-MarCerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati; Jank Weiler Operenyi; Kuhn Rechtsanwalte; Weber & CoCerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati advised Fosun Industrial Holdings Limited on its takeover of the Wolford AG textile group, which is headquartered in Vorarlberg, Austria. Wolford AG was represented by Weber & Co and the selling core shareholder group was advised by Kuhn Rechtsanwalte. Jank Weiler Operenyi Rechtsanwalte acted as legal counsel to WolfordÍs financing banks.EUR90millionAustriaHere
22-MarAct Legal (WMWP)Act Legal Austria supported T-Matix with the successful closing of a new financing round.N/AAustriaHere
23-MarDordaDorda advised EGGER Holzwerkstoffe GmbH on a EUR 150 million hybrid bond issue.EUR150millionAustriaHere
23-MarAllen & Overy; Clifford Chance; Eisenberger & Herzog; Griss & Partners; Scherbaum Seebacher; Schindler AttorneysEisenberger & Herzog, Schindler Attorneys, and RTPR Allen & Overy acted as counsels for funds managed by Deutsche Private Equity Management III GmbH in the acquisition of the majority of the shares from Austria's VTU Anlagenplanung & Lieferung GmbH and VTU Engineering Deutschland GmbH.N/AAustriaHere
26-MarBinder GroesswangBinder Groesswang advised Austrian electricity provider Verbund AG, on the issuance of a green bonded loan, arranged by German bank Helaba Landesbank Hessen-Thuringen.EUR100millionAustriaHere
31-MarSchoenherrSchoenherr advised the arrangers and initial purchasers Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and UBS Limited in connection with the comprehensive approx EUR 1.5 billion combined notes and senior facilities refinancing of Nomad Foods Limited. The deal consisted of a EUR 400 million floating rate senior secured high yield bond and approximately EUR 1.1 billion of senior debt (in the form of a EUR 500 million term facility and USD 610 million term facility).EUR1.5billionAustria
1-AprFreshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Linklaters; SchoenherrSchoenherr and Linklaters advised Barclays Bank plc as agent, security agent and orginal lender in connection with Alpha Group Sarl's EUR 335 million senior secured credit facility. Freshfields advised the borrower.EUR335millionAustria
1-AprCerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati; Taylor WessingCHSH advised Universal-Investment, a fund company based in Frankfurt, on its acquisition of the FMZ Stadlau retail park in Vienna from a core plus fund advised by Tristan Capital Partners. Taylor Wessing advised the seller.EUR39millionAustria
1-AprCerha Hempel Spiegelfeld HlawatiCHSH advised Ithuba Capital AG on the establishment of an EuVECA fund vehicle designed to operate in Austria, Germany, Poland, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Spain, Hungary, Slovakia, Sweden, and Slovenia.EUR50millionAustria
1-AprCerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati; DordaCHSH advised IC Development on its sale of the Denk Drei office complex in Vienna to ARE, a subsidiary of Bundesimmobiliengesellschaft mbH. Dorda advised ARE.N/AAustria
5-AprBGT Rechtsanwalte; bpv Hugel; Brandl & Talos; SchoenherrBrandl & Talos advised aws-mittelstandsfonds Management GmbH on its acquisition of Austrian medical products and surgical equipment manufacturer A.M.I. Schoenherr advised one of the shareholders in the management vehicle which acquired A.M.I. along with aws-mittelstandsfunds Management GmbH, while the seller was advised by bpv Hugel.N/AAustria
12-AprCMSCMS advised the Hirmer Group on its acquisition of Travel Charme Hotels & Resorts, a resort and holiday hotel chain in Germany and Austria, from Zurich-based Travel Charme Hotels & Resorts AG.N/AAustriaHere
13-AprBinder GroesswangFlick Gocke Schaumburg and Binder Groesswang advised VR Equitypartner GmbH and HOR Technologie GmbH on the acquisition of family-owned company Pichler & Strobl GmbH. The seller, who requested anonymity, was represented by Vavrovsky Heine Marth.N/AAustriaHere
19-AprBaker Mckenzie; Dorda; Latham & WatkinsDorda worked alongside lead counsel Latham & Watkins in advising Swiss private equity investor Capvis on its acquisition of a majority stake in the Amann Girrbach-Group. Baker McKenzie advised the seller, investment company TA Associates.N/AAustriaHere
24-AprBaker Mckenzie; K&L Gates; SchoenherrSchoenherr and K&L Gates advised German property investor Art-Invest Real Estate on the acquisition of 390 apartments in Vienna's third district from Premium Immobilien AG and ARE Austrian Real Estate Development GmbH, which were represented by Baker & McKenzie.N/AAustriaHere
24-AprCMSCMS and Linklaters advised Credit Suisse (Hong Kong) as the sole bookrunner in connection with the listing of two convertible bonds of South Korean LG Chem on the Vienna Stock Exchange. Cleary Gottlieb acted as international counsel to LG Chem on the bond offeringN/AAustriaHere
2-MayEisenberger & Herzog; Hengeller Mueller; LinklatersHengeler Mueller and Eisenberger & Herzog advised BAWAG Group AG on all aspects of an AT 1 issuance in the amount of EUR 300 million.EUR300millionAustriaHere
2-MayBinder GroesswangWorking pro bono, Binder Groesswang advised on the creation of a social impact hybrid bond to finance the CAPE 10 social project: a proposed medical treatment center for homeless and socially disadvantaged people initiated by Viennese doctor Siegfried Meryn.N/AAustriaHere
3-MayEisenberger & Herzog; SchoenherrSchoenherr advised German building-materials specialist Rohrdorfer Group on its acquisition of Semmelrock Group's paver business in Austria. Eisenberger & Herzog advised the sellers.N/AAustria
4-MayDorda; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Lee & Ko.Dorda advised the shareholders of the ZKW Group on the EUR 1.1 billion sale of the company to South Korea's LG Corporation and LG Electronics. LG was advised by Freshfields and Lee & Ko.EUR1.1billionAustriaHere
9-MaySchoenherrSchoenherr advised SAnova Pharma GesmbH on the purchase of Okopharm GmbH's core 45 over the counter nutritional supplement products via an asset deal and onthe establishment of a strategic partnership for future developments in the sector.N/AAustria
10-MayBock Fuchs Nonhoff; Vavrovsky Heine MarthVavrovsky Heine Marth advised GalCap Europe on its acquisition of the Vienna Bio Center II and the Vienna Competence Center - two offices and a laboratory in Vienna - from the German investment company WealthCap, which was advised by Bock Fuchs Nonhoff.N/AAustriaHere
15-MayAct Legal (WMWP); Freimuller Obereder Pilz; Herbst KinskyWMWP Act Legal advised aws Gruenderfonds in the course of Series A financing for Adverity - an Austrian company that specializes in integration and analysis of marketing data. Mangrove Capital Partners, which was involved as a lead investor, was advised by Herbst Kinsky. Freimuller Obereder Pilz advised Adverity in the deal.EUR3.2millionAustriaHere
16-MayWeber & Co; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised Raiffeisen-Landesbank Steiermark AG on the issuance of EUR 500 million mortgage-backed bonds under its Bonds and Certificates offering program. The Joint Lead Managers were DZ BANK AG, Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank Frankfurt am Main, Erste Group Bank AG, Landesbank Baden-Wurttemberg, Raiffeisen Bank International AG, and UniCredit Bank AG, advised by Weber & Co.N/AAustriaHere
18-MayBinder Groesswang; Herbst Kinsky; Sidley AustinBinder Groesswang and Willkie Farr & Gallagher advised Ardian on the sale of ESIM Chemicals to an affiliate of Sun European Partners, LLP. The buyer was represented by Sidley Austin and Herbst Kinsky.N/AAustriaHere
23-MayFreshfields Bruckhaus DeringerFreshfields Bruckhaus Deringer advised South Korean LG Electronics and LG Corporation on its acquisition of Austria's ZKW group from Mommert Holding GmbH.EUR1.1billionAustriaHere
23-MayCerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati; Chiomenti; Dentons; Latham & Watkins; Schoenherr; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss, working with Italian offices of Dentons, advised the shareholders of Lifebrain on the sale of its shares to an investment subsidiary of Investindustrial VI L.P. Investindustria, which was advised by Italy's Chiomenti law firm, with CHSH acting as local counsel for Austria, now owns 96% of Lifebrain. Schoenherr, alongside lead counsel Latham & Watkins, advised UniCredit, Natixis and RBI as mandated lead arrangers of the debt financing for the acquisition.N/AAustriaHere
24-MayAct Legal (WMWP)Act Legal's Austrian office assisted PPGA Architects in negotiating a contract with Qatari officials after the company won a public tender published by the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha.N/AAustriaHere
28-MayKirkland & Ellis; Norton Rose Fulbright; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss and Norton Rose Fulbright advised Canadian Tire Corporation Limited on its CAD 985 million acquisition of a majority stake in Norwegian sportswear and workwear brand Helly Hansen from the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan. Kirkland & Ellis advised the sellers.CAD985millionAustriaHere
31-MayBinder Groesswang; Wolf TheissBinder Groesswang advised UniCredit Bank Austria AG in connection with financing provided for the construction of The Student Hotel Vienna, which was represented by Wolf Theiss.N/AAustriaHere
1-JunCerha Hempel Spiegelfeld HlawatiCHSH advised Raiffeisenlandesbank NO-Wien AG on the 2018 update of its EUR 5 billion program for the issuance of debt instruments and on the 2018 update of its EUR 5 billion German language Basisprospekt.EUR5billion+EUR5billionAustria
6-JunBrandl & Talos; Spoor & FisherBrandl & Talos advised Aphria Inc., a Canadian medical cannabis company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, on the forming of a joint venture with South Africa's Verve Group of Companies. As part of the transaction, the new entity, CannInvest Africa Ltd, acquired an interest in Verve Dynamics Inc., a licensed producer of medical cannabis extracts in Lesotho. Verve Group of Companies was advised by Spoor & Fisher.N/AAustriaHere
13-JunBrandl & Talos; CMSBrandl & Talos and CMS Slovenia advised the Martens Management Group on its proposed takeover of Cinkarna Celje, a Slovenian corporation listed on the Ljubljana Stock Exchange.N/AAustriaHere
22-JunAllen & Overy; Linklaters; SchoenherrSchoenherr advised the UniCredit Group on its establishment of exclusive strategic partnerships with Allianz and Generali for the distribution of insurance products for individuals and small businesses in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, and Slovenia. Allianz was advised by Allen & Overy, and Generali was advised by Linklaters.N/AAustriaHere
25-JunHerbst Kinsky; Jones DayHerbst Kinsky advised the owner of Sipwise GmbH on the sale of the company to Alcatel Lucent Enterprises. The buyer was represented by Jones Day.N/AAustriaHere
27-JunWolf TheissWolf Theiss advised Raiffeisen Centrobank Ag on the introduction of reinvesting certificates - an updated base prospectus for Raiffeisen Centrobank's Structured Securities Program published on May 11, 2018.N/AAustriaHere
27-JunBinder GroesswangBinder Groesswang, working in cooperation with Veirano Advogados, advised Austria's Lenzing Group, a company specialized in cellulosic fibres, and Brazilian Duratex, a producer of industrialized wood panels, on their entrance into a joint venture, in order to build a single line dissolving wood pulp plant in Brazil.N/AAustriaHere
29-JunWeber & Co; White & CaseWhite & Case advised joint lead managers BNP Paribas, J.P. Morgan, Erste Group, ING, MUFG, and Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking on a EUR 500 million hybrid bond issue by OMV Aktiengesellschaft with an initial fixed interest rate and interest adjustment. Weber & Co advised OMV on the deal.EUR500millionAustriaHere
6-JulBinder Groesswang; Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati; Hogan LovellsCerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati advised Graz-based disposal and recycling company Saubermacher AG in connection with its joint venture with French company Veolia Environment S.A. Veolia was represented by Binder Groesswang, with Hogan Lovells advising the company on merger approval matters.N/AAustriaHere
13-Julbpv Hugel; SchoenherrSchoenherr advised Starwood Capital Group on the acquisition of a 26% shareholding in CA Immobilien Anlagen AG from Immofinanz AG. bpv Hugel advised Immofinanz.N/AAustriaHere
18-JulHerbst Kinsky; Schoenherr; Wolf TheissSchoenherr advised Dutch capital investment firm Endeit Capital on a EUR 50 million Series C financing round for Austrian tour booking platform TourRadar that was led by TCV. TourRadar was advised by Herbst Kinsky. Wolf Theiss advised TCV.EUR50millionAustriaHere
19-JulSchoenherrSchoenherr advised Novomatic AG on the sale of a 76.81% stake in I-NEW Unified Mobile Solutions AG to Cyan AG.EUR17.1millionAustriaHere
20-JulSchoenherrSchoenherr advised German fund manager Union Investment Real Estate on the acquisition of two properties in Graz. The seller of the Styria Center was a consortium of three private owners, while the Max Tower was purchased from businessman Harald Fischl.N/AAustriaHere
23-JulWhite & Case; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised Raiffeisen Bank International AG, Erste Bank, and Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberosterreich Aktiengesellschaft on their green bond issuance. White & Case advised Joint Lead Managers Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank; DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral Genossenschaftsbank, Frankfurt am Main; HSBC Bank plc; ING Bank N.V.; and Raiffeisen Bank International AG.N/AAustriaHere
26-JulWeber & Co; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberosterreich Aktiengesellschaft on its June 12, 2018 placement of mortgage-covered bank bonds with a fixed interest rate in the amount of EUR 500 million on the international capital market. Weber & Co advised Joint Lead Managers DekaBank, DZ Bank, Erste Group, Raiffeisen Bank International, and UniCredit.EUR500millionAustriaHere
26-JulAllen & Overy; Binder Groesswang; Dorda; Eisenberger & Herzog; Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner; Latham & Watkins; LinklatersDorda, working alongside international lead counsel Latham & Watkins and Dutch counsel Resor N.V., advised the Ad Hoc Committee of SEAG Lenders of Steinhoff Europe AG on Austrian law matters related to the out-of-court restructuring of its debt. Steinhoff Europe was advised by Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner and Linklaters.The Coordinating Committee of the Banks was represented by Binder Groesswang and Allen & Overy, while the convertible bondholders were advised by Eisenberger & Herzog and Kirkland & Ellis.N/AAustriaHere
30-JulAllen & Overy; Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner; Kirkland & Ellis; latham & Watkins; LinklatersFellner Wratzfeld & Partner and the London office of Linklaters advised the Steinhoff Group on its restructuring agreement with creditors. The London offices of Allen & Overy, Latham & Watkins, and Kirkland & Ellis advised the creditors.N/AAustriaHere
31-Julbpv HugelAustria's bpv Hugel advised International Airlines Group on establishing Level (Anisec), a new low-cost airline in Austria.N/AAustriaHere
1-AugCerha Hempel Spiegelfeld HlawatiCHSH advised SPAR on its EUR 300 million retail issuances and on its commercial paper program.EUR500millionAustria
2-AugBock Fuchs Nonhoff; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss office advised TH Real Estate on its acquisition of the Adler & Ameise office building in Vienna from Blue Capital Europa Immobilien GmbH & Co Siebte Objekte Osterreich KG, represented by WealthCap. Bock Fuchs Nonhoff advised the seller.N/AAustriaHere
6-AugTWP Rechtsanwalte; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised Borealis on the acquisition of 100% of shares in Ecoplast Kunststoffrecycling GmbH from Intrec Vernetzte Recycling-Losungen GmbH & Co KG. Germany's TWP Rechtsanwalte advised Intrec on the sale.N/AAustriaHere
15-AugHerbst Kinsky; Schoenherr; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised international tech investor TCV on its investment in Vienna-based travel start-up TourRadar, which was represented by Herbst Kinsky. Endeit Capital, Hoxton Ventures, and Cherry Ventures also formed part of the USD 50 million funding round, with Endeit Capital advised by Schoenherr.USD50millionAustriaHere
27-AugBrandl & Talos; Clifford Chance; Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek; Willkie Farr & GallagherBrandl & Talos, Willkie Farr & Gallagher, and Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek advised Ring International Holding AG on its acquisition of the BOA Group, a global manufacturers of flexible metal components. Clifford Chance advised the BOA Group on the sale.N/AAustriaHere
3-SepArnold; Eisenberger & Herzog; Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner; Gleiss Lutz; Hadley & McCloy; Milbank; Schoenherr; Urbanek Lind Schmied Reisch; Wolf TheissEisenberger & Herzog, in cooperation with the London office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, advised a group of creditors of Steinhoff Holdings' subsidiary Hemisphere Properties on its sale of Kika/Leiner property assets in Austria and several other CEE countries to the Signa Group. Steinhoff was counseled by Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner and Gleiss Lutz, and Hemisphere was advised by Clifford Chance and Wolf Theiss. The Signa Group was advised by Arnold, while Kika/Leiner was represented by Schoenherr, Urbanek Lind Schmied Reisch, and Preslmayr.N/AAustriaHere
6-SepSchoenherrSchoenherr advised crowdinvesting company CONDA AG on digitalizing the shares and enabled registered shares to be managed via blockchain technology.N/AAustriaHere
14-SepSaxinger, Chalupsky & Partners; Vavrovsky Heine MarthVavrovsky Heine Marth advised the Buwog Group on its entrance into a partnership with WIK/IES Immobilien Group to develop the Marina Tower residential building in Vienna. Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partner advised WIK/IES Immobilien Group on the deal.N/AAustriaHere
18-SepSchoenherrSchoenherr advised Wieland Ventures GmbH on the acquisition of a 22.1 % stake in UrbanGold, which has developed technology to extract valuable metals from electrical and electronic waste.N/AAustria
20-SepAllen & Overy; Davis Polk & WardwellAllen & Overy advised Oesterreichische Kontrollbank on its public offering of USD 1.5 billion of 2.875% Guaranteed Global Notes due 2021. The underwriters, Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch, J.P. Morgan Securities, and RBC Capital Markets, were represented by Davis Polk & Wardwell.N/AAustriaHere
21-SepFreshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; SchoenherrSchoenherr advised Aves One AG on its EUR 155 million senior facility refinancing in the form of a new facility agreement arranged by a consortium of German banks. The lenders were advised by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Vienna and Frankfurt.EUR155millionAustriaHere
24-SepWeber & Co; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised Raiffeisenlandesbank Vorarlberg on its first issue of a EUR 500 million bond. The banking consortium responsible for placing the bond on the international capital market was represented by Weber & CoEUR500millionAustriaHere
24-SepAct Legal (WMWP)WMWP Act Legal advised Vienna-based start-up Saturo Foods on an investment by Square One Foods.N/AAustriaHere
26-SepBaker McKenzieThe Vienna office of Baker McKenzie advised Austrian start-up company Klaiton on the entry of Germany's Haufe Group as a strategic investor.N/AAustriaHere
27-SepBaker McKenzie; Hogan LovellsBaker McKenzie advised Austrian certification expert Intact GmbH on its sale of a majority stake in the company to German investment company IMCap Partners. The buyer was represented by Hogan Lovells' Dusseldorf office.N/AAustriaHere
2-OctArnold; bpv Hugel; Eisenberger & Herzogbpv Hugel advised Immofinanz on the acquisition of a 29.14% stake in S IMMO AG for approximately EUR 390 million from companies of the RPR group (approximately 14.6 million shares), represented by Eisenberger & Herzog, and the SIGNA group (approximately 4.9 million shares), represented by Arnold.EUR390millionAustriaHere
4-OctCerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised Raiffeisen Bank International AG and UniCredit Bank Austria AG as joint lead managers on the placement of CA Immobilien Anlagen Aktiengesellschaf's EUR 150 million bond. Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati advised CA Immo on the deal.EUR150millionAustriaHere
9-OctFellner Wratzfeld & PartnerFellner Wratzfeld & Partner advised the Vienna Business Agency on the development of framework procurement agreements for start-up services.N/AAustriaHere
11-OctPaul Weiss; SchoenherrSchoenherr advised Palladium Equity Partners on Austrian elements of its acquisition of Kymera International from Platinum Equity. Paul Weiss advised the seller.N/AAustria
15-OctB-Legal; SCWP SchindhelmSCWP Schindhelm advised UBM Development on the acquisition of a 23,000 square meter property located near the Danube Canal in Vienna from Reitenburg. The seller, represented by B-legal, continues to hold a 10% interest in the project.N/AAustriaHere
17-OctBrandl & TalosBrandl & Talos advised VMS Value Management on sponsoring its third private equity fund.EUR80millionAustriaHere
26-Octbpv Grigorescu Stefanica; bpv Hugel; Clifford Chance; Latham & Watkins; Lenz & Staehelinbpv Hugel advised Raiffeisen Informatik GmbH on its sale of 100% of the shares in global IT service provider Comparex to SoftwareOne, a platform, solutions, and services company. Lenz & Staehelin and Latham & Watkins advised the buyers on the transaction. bpv Grigorescu Stefanica acted as local counsel to Raiffeisen Informatik in Romania. Clifford Chance advised Comparex as the target.N/AAustriaHere
26-OctBinder Groesswang; Wolf TheissBinder Groesswang advised Mayr-Melnhof Packaging on its acquisition of the TANN Group from Eurasia Invest Holding AG. Wolf Theiss advised Eurasia Invest Holding AG on the deal.N/AAustriaHere
30-OctVavrovsky Heine MarthVavrovsky Heine Marth advised Volksbank Wien AG on the sale of its corporate headquarters in Vienna's city center to a consortium consisting of Austria's Federal Real Estate Company and Irma Investments and on the leasing of the company's new business center in Vienna Erdberg from CA Immo.EUR80millionAustriaHere
31-OctWolf TheissWolf Theiss advised Erste Group on its first fully digital issue of a borrower's loan note via a blockchain platform in Europe.N/AAustriaHere
20-NovFellner Wratzfeld & PartnerFellner Wratzfeld & Partner advised the banks of the Waagner-Biro group on the company's restructuring and sale to Grosso Holding.N/AAustriaHere
20-NovWolf TheissWolf Thiess Vienna advised Panoro Energy ASA on its acquisition of OMV's wholly-owned subsidiary, Tunisia Upstream GmbH.USD65millionAustriaHere
22-NovDLA Piper; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised RBI and Erste Bank as joint lead managers and bookrunners on UBM Development AG's EUR 75 million corporate bond and as dealer managers of an exchange offer. DLA Piper advised UBM Development.EUR75millionAustriaHere
23-NovPKHV; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised real estate investor and manager Westcore Europe on its acquisition of the U6 Center office and warehouse property in Vienna from Hanseatische Immobilienfonds Oesterreich IV and Germany's HCI Treuhand Geschlossener real estate fund. The sellers were advised by PKHV Rechtsanwalte.N/AAustriaHere
30-NovBaker McKenzie; Linklaters; Latham & Watkins; SchoenherrSchoenherr, working with Linklaters London, advised SIX on its setting-up of a strategic partnership with Wordline SA in the cards business (merchant acceptance & acquiring and international card processing). As part of the deal, SIX agreed to contribute its existing cards business into the partnership and receive a 27% stake in Worldline to participate in the future growth of the business. The total consideration of EUR 2.303 billion (CHF 2.750 billion) consists of 49.1 million newly-issued Worldline shares and a cash consideration of CHF 319 million (EUR 267 million). Latham & Watkins advised Wordline globally and Baker McKenze advised Wordline on Austrian law.EUR2.3billionAustria
30-NovBinder Groesswang; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Gomez-Acebo & Pombo; NoerrBinder Groesswang, Noerr, and Spain's Gomez-Acebo & Pombo advised Japan's Daikin Group on the EUR 881 million acquisition of AHT Group from the Bridgepoint private equity group. The Frankfurt office of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer advised the sellers on the deal.EUR881millionAustriaHere
4-DecDelphi; PHH Attorneys at Law; Schoenherr; Torngren MagnellSchoenherr Vienna and Sweden's Delphi law firm advised AddLife AB on the acquisition of Austrian life sciences company Biomedica Medizinprodukte GmbH. The sellers of Biomedica were advised by PHH Attorneys at Law and Sweden'ss Torngren Magnell law firm.EUR39millionAustriaHere
7-DecWeber & Co; White & CaseWeber & Co advised OMV Aktiengesellschaft in connection with the issue of a corporate bond in an aggregate volume of EUR 1 billion. White & Case advised the Joint Lead Managers on the bond issue.EUR1billionAustriaHere
10-DecBrandl & TalosBrandl & Talos advised aws Grunderfonds on its investment into Viennese start-up ToolSense GmbH.N/AAustriaHere
13-DecCerha Hempel Spiegelfeld HlawatiAustria's Central Public Prosecutor's Office for White-Collar Crime and Corruption dropped charges against Matthias Hartmann, the former Director of Austria's Burgtheater, who was represented by Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati.N/AAustriaHere
14-DecDoralt Seist Csoklich; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised Soravia on the sale of its "The Brick" building complex to Wiener Stadtische Versicherung. Doralt Seist Csoklich advised the buyers on the deal.N/AAustriaHere
4-JulJadek & Pensa; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised the Chinese home appliance producer Hisense on its takeover offer for 95% of the shares in Slovenian White-goods manufacturer Gorenje. Jadek & Pensa advised Gorenje on the sale.EUR250millionAustria; Albania; Bulgaria; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Czech Republic; Poland; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia; UkraineHere
28-FebCerha Hempel Spiegelfeld HlawatiCHSH advised Avcon Jet AG (Austria) on regulatory issues with respect to transferring and receiving international lease payments in the Republic of Belarus. The advice on the regulatory regime in Belarus was provided in connection with the sale of a business jet to a customer in Belarus.N/AAustria; Belarus
20-NovCerha Hempel Spiegelfeld HlawatiCHSH advised Lukoil International GmbH (Austria) on structuring corporate governance in subsidiary Lukoil Belorussia FLLC. The work included corporate, employment, and tax issues.N/AAustria; Belarus
30-NovCerha Hempel Spiegelfeld HlawatiCHSH advised Silgan Holdings Austria GmbH on the liquidation of its Belarusian subsidiary Silgan Metal Packaging Grodno FLLC.N/AAustria; Belarus
31-JulAfridi & Angell Legal Consultants; Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati; LutherCHSH advised KSBH Limited (UAE) on structuring financing of its indirect subsidiary Miory Group LLC (Belarus). CHSH acted as lead counsel and coordinated the work of local counsels in Singapore and the United Arab Emirates. Luther LLP advised on Singapore law and Afridi & Angell Legal Consultants advised on UAE law.EUR34millionAustria; Belarus; Russia
20-NovBaker McKenzie; Covington & Burling; CMS; ODI Law; Simkins; Van Bael & BellisBaker McKenzie, ODI Law, Simkins, Covington & Burling, and Van Bael & Bellis 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, MHPÍs financial partner.N/AAustria; Bosnia & Herzegovina; Croatia; Macedonia; Serbia; Slovenia; Romania; Ukraine
24-DecEY Law; Sajic Law FirmThe Sajic Law Firm successfully advised Hidraulika Flex d.o.o. Laktasi on the sale of 60% shares to Austra's Pewag Engineering GmbH for EUR 3.9 million. EY Law advised the buyer.EUR3.9milionAustria; Bosnia and Herzegovina
3-JulWolf TheissWolf Theiss advised BMI Securities Ltd, Hong Kong as lead manager on the debut issue of an international bond by the Republic of Srpska of up to EUR 200,000,000, 4.75% Notes due 2023.EUR200millionAustria; Bosnia and Herzegovina; SerbiaHere
28-MarDjingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & VelichkovDjingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov succeeded in having a foreign arbitral award on behalf of Sandvik Bulgaria in proceedings held under the auspices of the Vienna International Arbitral Center recognized and enforced in Bulgaria.N/AAustria; BulgariaHere
26-AprAllen & Overy; Boyanov & Co; Freshfields Bruckhaus DeringerFreshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Boyanov & Co. advised Bulgarian telecommunications company Vivacom on the refinancing of its EUR 400 million worth of from a syndicate of more than a dozen financial institutions. The banks were represented by Allen & Overy.EUR400millionAustria; BulgariaHere
21-DecBaker McKenzie; Norton Rose Fulbright; Musat & Asociatii; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised Energizer Holding Inc., on the acquisition of Spectrum Brands' global battery and portable lightning business. Wolf Theiss assisted Energizer in Austria, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Croatia, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Ukraine. Musat & Asociatii advised the seller in Romania. Norton Rose Fulbright was lead counsel forEnergizer and Baker McKenzie was international counsel to Spectrum Brands.USD2billionAustria; Bulgaria; Czech Republic; Croatia; Hungary; Romania; Slovakia; Slovenia; Ukraine
30-JanAschmann & Pfandl; Fellner Wratzfeld & PartnerFellner Wratzfeld & Partner advised the Wienerberger Group on its acquisition of the Brenner brick factory from by Ziegelwerk Brenner, F. Wirth Gesellschaft GmbH, which was represented by Aschmann & Pfandl.N/AAustria; CroatiaHere
2-JulArnold; Eisenberger & Herzog; Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner; Milbank; Schoenherr; Urbanek Lind Schmied Reisch; Wolf TheissFellner Wratzfeld & Partner and Wolf Theiss advised the Steinhoff Group on the sale of the Kika/Leiner Group to Signa Holding. Arnold Rechtsanwalte advised Signa Holding on the acquisition. Kika was represented by Urbanek Lind Schmied Reisch on the sale. Eisenberger & Herzog and the London office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy advised a group of creditors of the seller of Kika/Leiner's property assets in Austria and several CEE countries.N/AAustria; Croatia; Czech Republic; Hungary; Romania; SlovakiaHere
14-FebAlrud; Avellum; Arendt & Medernach; Binder Groesswang; DLA Piper; Homburger; White & Case; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss offices in Austria, Croatia, Hungary, Slovenia, Slovakia and Ukraine, working with Switzerland's Homburger AG and Luxembourg's Arendt & Medernach, advised the Munich RE Group on the sale by its ERGO Group AG subsidiary of its legal protection subsidiary DAS Switzerland and the legal protection insurance portfolios of DAS Luxembourg and DAS Slovakia to the Allianz Group. White & Case and Binder Groesswang advised the Allianz Group. Avellum advised the buyer on Ukrainian aspects. Alrud represented Munich RE (ERGA Group) in Russia and DLA Piper Moscow advised the buyer.EUR1.3millionAustria; Croatia; Hungary; Russia; Slovenia; Slovakia; UkraineHere
11-JulCMSCMS advised Viennese car park operator Best In Parking on its launch of a debt issuance program of EUR 175 million through its finance company.EUR175millionAustria; Croatia; SlovakiaHere
31-OctAequo; Hengeler Mueller; K&L Gates; Wolf TheissAequo advised Ipsos, a market research and consulting firm, on Ukrainian law matters related to its acquisition of the global Customer Experience, Experience Innovation, Health and Public Affairs divisions of the GfK Custom Research Business. Wolf Theiss advised Ipsos Group in Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, and Ukraine. K&L Gates was the lead counsel to Ipsos and Hengeler Mueller advised the seller globally.EUR105millionAustria; Czech Republic; Hungary; Romania; UkraineHere
11-AprClifford Chance; Gleiss Lutz; Homburger; SchoenherrSchoenherr advised the Alpiq Group, a Swiss energy services provider and electricity producer, on the CHF 850 million sale of its industrial business to French building company Bouygues Construction. Homburger was the global advisor to the seller and Gleiss Lutz advised the seller on German law, and Clifford Chance advised the buyers.CHF850millionAustria; Czech Republic; RomaniaHere
29-MarBaker McKenzie; Latham & Watkins; Schoenherr; Stikeman Elliott; Torys; Weil, Gotshal & MangesSchoenherr advised Platinum Equity in the Czech Republic, Serbia, and Austria on the acquisition of Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd. from Berkshire Partners and OMERS Private Equity. Weil, Gotshal & Manges advised the sellers and Latham & Watkins advised Platinum Equity globally. Torrys and Stikeman Elliott advised the sellers and Platinum Equity, respectively, on Canadian law. Baker McKenzie advised Platinum Equity on regulatory law.EUR3.39billionAustria; Czech Republic; Serbia
13-AprGraf Patsch Taucher; JSK; Majernik & Mihalikova; MisikJSK, Majernik & Mihalikova, and Graf Patsch Taucher advised ARBES Technologies on its cross-border acquisition of the Slovak software company FINAMIS. The sellers were advised by the Misik law firm.N/AAustria; Czech Republic; SlovakiaHere
13-JulBrandl & Talos; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Linklaters; Niederer Kraft FreyBrandl & Talos and Swiss law firm Niederer Kraft Frey advised Sportradar AG and company CEO Carsten Koerl on the EUR 2.1 billion sale by private equity firm EQT and minority shareholders of a stake in the company to the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and growth equity firm TCV. The buyers were represented by Linklaters, while EQT was represented by Freshfields.EUR2.1billionAustria; EstoniaHere
29-MarBrandl & Talos; Ellex (Raidla); Sorainen; Weil, Gotshal & MangesSorainen, Weil Gotshal & Manges, and Brandl & Talos advised investment company Novalpina on the public offer by its Odyssey Europe AS subsidiary to acquire all the shares in the listed Estonian gaming group Olympic Entertainment Group from Hansa Assets OU and Hendaya Invest OU. Ellex Raidla advised the sellers.N/AAustria; Estonia; Latvia; LithuaniaHere
1-OctBurai-Kovacs Perlaki Stanka Szikla & Partners; SchoenherrSchoenherr Hungary advised OMV Hungaria Asvanyolaj Kft. and OMV Refining and Marketing GmbH in the course of the acquisition of a 51.72% stake in Dunatar Koolajtermektarolo Kft. Burai-Kovacs Perlaki Stanka Szikla & Partners advised the sellerN/AAustria; Hungary
4-JulSchoenherrSchoenherr represented the Republic of Moldova in front of an ICSID Tribunal, which on June 28, 2018, dismissed the bulk of damages sought by a group of US investors in a claim filed against the country under the state's bilateral investment treaty with the USA.N/AAustria; MoldovaHere
26-MarWolf TheissWolf Theiss advised Polish state-owned company Towarzystwo Finansowe Silesia sp. z o.o. on the acquisition of a majority stake in Fabryka Kotlow Sefako S.A., a Polish manufacturer of boilers for the power industry, from the state fund MARS Fundusz Inwestycyjny ZamknietyN/AAustria; PolandHere
31-MarDe Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; DLA PiperDLA Piper advised Lely Holding S.a.r.l. on the sale and reorganization of its worldwide Forage business through several asset and share transactions. De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek advised the buyer.N/AAustria; Poland
26-JunAct Legal (BSWW); Act Legal (WMWP)Act BSWW and WMWP Rechtsanwalte advised YIT on the acquisition of Parkur Tower Business Park from UBM plc.N/AAustria; PolandHere
26-JunWeber & Co; Winston & Strawn; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss's Vienna office and Winston & Strawn's Paris office advised US automotive supplier Hendrickson on its acquisition of the U-bolt division of Frauenthal Group. Weber & Co advised Frauenthal.N/AAustria; PolandHere
15-JulLinklaters; PeliFilip; Seitz; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss assisted OSRAM Licht AG with its entry into a joint venture with Continental AG aimed at combining expertise in lighting, light control and electronics by way of a business transfer at local level. Seitz coordinated employment-related matters of the joint venture for Osram while Linklaters and PeliFilip coordinated employment-related matters of the joint venture for Continental AG.N/AAustria; Romania
9-AprCMSCMS advised Green Source and Core Value Capital on the acquisition and development of nine photovoltaic parks in Russia.N/AAustria; RussiaHere
3-JulAlrud; Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati; Milbank; Schoenherr; Shearman & SterlingCHSH and Shearman & Sterling advised General Electric on the USD 3.25 billion sale of its Distributed Power Business unit to Austria's Advent International. The buyer was represented by Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy and Schoenherr. Alrud advised General Electric Company on Russian matters.USD3.25billionAustria; RussiaHere
17-OctSelih & Partners; Wolf TheissSelih & Partners Slovenia advised food retail chain Mercator on its sale of ten shopping centers in Slovenia to Supernova Invest GmbH. Wolf Theiss advised Supernova on the acquisition.N/AAustria; SloveniaHere
7-AugBrandl & TalosBrandl & Talos assisted bwin in obtaining closure after ten years of preliminary proceedings against charges of bribery.N/AAustria; TurkeyHere
1-JunBinder Groesswang; Clifford Chance; Herbert Smith FreehillsBinder GroeSSWang and Clifford Chance advised Emirates NBD Bank PJSC on the acquisition of 99.85% of the shares of Turkish DenizBank A.S. and its Austrian subsidiary DenizBank AG from Sberbank of Russia. Herbert Smith Freehills advised Sberbank on the sale.EUR2.7billionAustria; Turkey; RussiaHere
4-JulBinder Groesswang; Homburger; DLA PiperDLA Piper advised the Haas Group, an Austrian wafer, biscuits, and confectionery production company, on the sale of the company to Switzerland's Buhler AG. The buyer was represented by Binder Groesswang and Zurich-based Homburger.N/AAustria; UkraineHere
18-JanVlasova, Mikhel & PartnersVlasova, Mikheel & Partners advised bookrunners JP Morgan, Sberbank CIB, and Renaissance Capital on Eurotorg LLC's issuance of the first ever Belarusian corporate Eurobonds - five-year Loan Participation Notes (USD 350 million) with an annual coupon rate of 8.75%.USD350millionBelarusHere
30-JanSorainenSorainen Belarus advised the International Finance Corporation on the sale of its remaining 4.99% stake in Belarusky Narodny Bank in two deals concluded at the Belorussian Currency Stock Exchange under the consent of the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus.USD2millionBelarusHere
1-FebArzinger & Partners; CobaltArzinger & Partners represented Belarus-based startup Y-Tech on its acquisition by Yonder Music. Cobalt advised Yonder.N/ABelarus
15-FebSorainenSorainen Belarus is advising Geely International Corporation on the implementation of a joint venture with the Borisov Automotive and Tractor Electrical Equipment Plant.N/ABelarusHere
1-MarArzinger & PartnersArzinger & Partners supervised the creation of Cortlex's affiliate for the entrance to the Hi-Tech Park of Belarus.N/ABelarus
14-MarClifford Chance; Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners; White & CaseThe Minsk office of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners advised joint lead managers Citigroup Global Markets Limited and Raiffeisen Bank International AG on the issue and placement of USD 600 million in sovereign Eurobonds by the Republic of Belarus. Clifford Chance advised the banks on English and American law, while White & Case advised Belarus.USD600millionBelarusHere
18-MarArzinger & PartnersArzinger & Partners advised China Triumph International Engineering Co., Ltd. on entering the Great Stone China-Belarus Industrial Park, including registering the legal entity for such purposes in Belarus.N/ABelarus
1-AprArzinger & PartnersArzinger & Partners advised the Russian-based affiliate of Cummins on its entrance into the Belarusian market.N/ABelarus
17-AprEgorov Puginsky Afanasiev & PartnersThe Minsk office of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners advised Nordic Aviation Capital on its aircraft lease with the national Belarusian airline, Belavia.N/ABelarusHere
30-AprCerha Hempel Spiegelfeld HlawatiCHSH advised Monster Energy Limited (Ireland) on a distribution arrangement with Coca-Cola Beverages Belorussiya UE (Belarus).N/ABelarus
14-MayReveraRevera advised the Croatian Bank for Reconstruction and Development on the financing of the 4G Network - the first Belarusian telecommunication network for Belarusian cloud technologies.N/ABelarusHere
16-MayReveraRevera assisted with the corporate structuring and preparation of ICO documents needed for the creation of Scorum, a sports media platform based on block chain technology.N/ABelarusHere
16-MayReveraRevera advised OMA, a wholesale & retail chain of DIY stores, on its expansion and credit negotiations with EBRD.N/ABelarusHere
29-MayEgorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners; Ellex (Valiunas); Revera; Verkhovodko & PartnersThe Minsk office of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners advised the EBRD on a six year senior secured loan of EUR 24 million to OMA, the leading Belarusian DIY retail chain. The borrowers were represented by Verkhovodko & Partners and Revera, with Valiunas Ellex serving as OMA LLC's Lithuanian counsel and Baker Botts as the company's English counsel.EUR24millionBelarusHere
31-MayCerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati; Taylor WessingCHSH advised InVisionApp Inc. on entering into a major software development agreement with a Belarusian IT company. Taylor Wessing acted as global counsel for InVisionApp Inc.N/ABelarus
25-JunVlasova, Mikhel & PartnersVlasova Mikhel & Partners helped the China Development Bank set up a new representative office in office in Minsk.N/ABelarusHere
23-JulSorainenSorainen assisted Baring Vostok Private Equity Fund V with the acquisition of a minority stake in Belarusian software developer Itransition.N/ABelarusHere
1-AugSorainen; TradeoSorainen advised Duisburger Hafen, the world's largest inland port, on its acquisition of a shareholding in the Industrial Park Development Company _ the management company of the Great Stone China-Belarus industrial park.N/ABelarusHere
22-AugSorainenSorainen advised Zubr Capital and the EBRD in their equity investment in the Targetprocess company group, a Belarusian developer of Agile-based project portfolio management systems.N/ABelarusHere
31-AugCerha Hempel Spiegelfeld HlawatiCHSH advised Moet Hennessy Osterreich GmbH on leasing of staff in Belarus. CHSH acted as local counsel and advised on the draft outstaffing contract including but not limited to all employment law, tax, licensing, and regulatory issues.N/ABelarus
21-SepSorainenSorainen Belarus advised Baltic Beverages Holding, a member of the Carlsberg Group, on the acquisition of an additional 10.5% stake in the Alivaria brewery from the EBRD.N/ABelarusHere
1-OctSorainenSorainen advised the EBRD on Belarusian law matters in connection with the lending of USD 15 million to the Modern-Expo group.USD15millionBelarusHere
15-OctCobaltCobalt advised Mangrove Capital Partners on its investment in mobile app Flo, a pregnancy calculator, ovulation calendar, and menstrual cycle tracker.N/ABelarusHere
5-NovEgorov Puginsky Afanasiev & PartnersThe Minsk Office of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners assisted a subsidiary of Appodeal Inc. open an office in Minsk and register as a resident of Belarus's High-Tech ParkN/ABelarusHere
1-DecArzinger & PartnersArzinger & Partners advised Germany-based furniture producer Polipol GmbH on the construction of a furniture production facility in the Republic of Belarus.N/ABelarus
18-DecAleinikov & Partners; SorainenAleinikov & Partners advised the Russian-Belarusian Venture Capital Fund on its acquisition of a minority stake in Belarusian innovation company Data Delivery LLC, developing a platform for managing the online business RocketData.io, which was advised by Sorainen.EUR500000Belarus
30-AprCerha Hempel Spiegelfeld HlawatiCHSH advised BAUMIT Sud Holding GmbH (Austria) on a multi-stage restructuring of its two local subsidiaries - Baumit-Bel LLC and Kema LLC. The restructuring was completed with the merger of these two companies.EUR4millionBelarus; Austria
8-OctSorainenSorainen advised Helmes, an international software development company based in Estonia with an R&D office in Minsk, on its acquisition of a majority shareholding in Belarusian outsourcing IT company SolbegSoft, a resident of the High Technology Park.N/ABelarus; Estonia
4-JulMotieka & AudzeviciusMotieka & Audzevicius successfully represented the Administration of Lithuania's Plunge District Municipality in a public procurement case.EUR2.2millionBelarus; LithuaniaHere
31-JulCobalt; Primus DerlingPrimus advised Belarus's Mebelain factory on a EUR 20 million loan from the EBRD to facilitate the expansion of its furniture factory. EBRD was advised by Cobalt.EUR20millionBelarus; LithuaniaHere
22-AugSorainenSorainen acted as Belarusian and Lithuanian counsel for the EBRD on its USD 15 million loan to the Modus Group.USD15millionBelarus; LithuaniaHere
28-AugBaker McKenzie; Cobalt; SorainenSorainen and Baker McKenzie advised Hewlett Packard Enterprise on its agreement to have Swiss-based ALSO Holding run its sales and services business in Lithuania, Ukraine, and Belarus. ALSO was represented by Cobalt.N/ABelarus; Lithuania; UkraineHere
1-DecArzinger & PartnersArzinger & Partners advised Polish construction company Unibep S.A. with the construction of a logistics center covering 230 hectares in the Orsha region of Belarus for the Bremino Group.EUR152millionBelarus; Poland
27-DecArzinger & Partners; K&L Gates; SorainenArzinger & Partners and K&L Gates advised CDRL S.A. Poland on its acquisition of 90% of shares in Belarusian LLC "West Ost Union." The sellers -- the EBRD and four individuals -- were advised by Sorainen.N/ABelarus; Poland
31-DecArzinger & PartnersArzinger & Partners advised Polish construction company Unibep S.A. within construction of a sports center in Minsk, Belarus for Belarusian Enterprise "Aqua-Minsk".EUR34millionBelarus; Poland
1-FebAlrud; Avellum; Herbert Smith FreehillsAvellum helped Uber obtain merger control clearance from the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine for the creation of a joint venture with Yandex that will be active in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, and Russia. Alrud advised Uber in Russia and Herbert Smith Freehills was global counsel to Uber.USD325millionBelarus; Russia; Ukraine
1-OctAvellum; EY Law; Sayenko KharenkoAvellum advised the EVO Group, the Ukrainian e-commerce market leader, on its merger with Rozetka. Sayenko Kharenko acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to Naspers, the former majority shareholder of EVO Group, and EY Ukraine Tax & Law provided Ukrainian legal counsel to Rozetka.N/ABelarus; Russia; Ukraine
22-JanIlyashev & PartnersIlyashev & Partners advised Mozyrsalt OJSC in an anti-dumping investigation involving white evaporated salt imported from Belarus to Ukraine.N/ABelarus; UkraineHere
14-FebHarrisons Solicitors; Law Office StevanovicHarrisons advised the EBRD on matters of English law in relation to a loan of up to EUR 5 million to Addiko Bank Banja Luka to be on-lent to medium and small enterprises. The Law Office Stevanovic acted as the EBRD's counsel for Bosnian and Herzegovinian law.EUR5millionBosnia and HerzegovinaHere
26-AprSajic Law FirmSajic successfully represented the Krajina Osiguranje Banja Luka insurance company against a claim of unjust enrichment brought by RK BOSKA Banja Luka.EUR3.2millionBosnia and HerzegovinaHere
27-AprSajic Law FirmSajic represented Pavgord d.o.o. Foca in an enforcement procedure against the Clay Factory BIRAC.EUR65millionBosnia and HerzegovinaHere
12-NovSajic Law FirmThe Sajic law firm successfully represented Italy's Amigos Caffee S.n.c. before the Intellectual Property Institute of Bosnia and Herzegovina in its challenge to the attempt to apply for the "AMIGO" trademark by the Netherlands' Strauss Coffee BV.N/ABosnia and HerzegovinaHere
16-JulAllen & Overy; LinklatersLinklaters advised Griffin Real Estate and Redefine on the acquisition of nine logistics properties located in Poland for a total price of around EUR 200 million and on the financing of the transaction in the form of a new loan provided by ING Bank Slaski S.A., which was advised by Allen & Overy.EUR200millionBosnia and Herzegovina; PolandHere
3-JanAllen & Overy; CMS; Spasov & BratanovCMS advised the investors of Acwa Power CF Karad PV Park EAD - a joint venture of Acwa Power, Blackstone, and the Clean Energy Transition Fund (which itself includes the EBRD and the European Investment Bank, among others, as partners) which owns one of the largest photovoltaic power plants in Bulgaria - on the restructuring of its debt. Allen & Overy (as international legal counsel) and Spasov & Bratanov (as Bulgarian legal counsel) advised lenders IFC, OPIC, Unicredit London, and Unicredit Bulbank.N/ABulgariaHere
5-JanCMS; Wolf TheissCMS advised Hugo Pfohe GmbH on the legal aspects of a competitive tender to sell Bulgaria's Moto-Pfohe Group, with Wolf Theiss advising the winning bidder, the Sumitomo Corporation.N/ABulgariaHere
16-JanSchoenherr; Tocheva and Mandadjieva; Wolf TheissSchoenehrr Bulgaria advised UniCredit Bulbank and Societe Generale Expressbank on the restructuring of LMA-style facilities extended to project companies operating solar parks in Bulgaria that were sold by Samsung to a joint venture of Micronix (Czech Republic) and KGAL (Germany). Wolf Theiss Sofia advised the new shareholders/pledgors while Tocheva and Mandadjieva advised the previous shareholders/pledgors and the borrowers.EUR52.8millionBulgaria
30-JanDjingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & VelichkovDGKV advised Hungary's OTP Bank and its Bulgarian subsidiary DSK Bank EAD on a EUR 80 million restructuring and extension of additional facilities to the Bulgarian subsidiaries of Libena Resorts.EUR80millionBulgariaHere
9-FebKinstellarKinstellar advised The Adecco Group on the spin-off of its business in Bulgaria into two separate companies.N/ABulgariaHere
15-FebKinstellarKinstellar advised United Bulgarian Bank and Cibank on the merger of the two companies.N/ABulgariaHere
15-FebKinstellarKinstellar advised UBB and Cibank on their merger, which resulted in the third largest bank in Bulgaria.N/ABulgaria
27-FebSchoenherrSchoenherr advised the European Investment Bank on a Finance Contract with ProCredit Bank (Bulgaria).N/ABulgaria
28-FebDjingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & VelichkovDGKV advised VMware Bulgaria, part of the US cloud computing company VMware Inc., on its lease of more than 20,000 square meters of office space in two buildings in Sofia's Garitage Park residential and business complex.N/ABulgariaHere
1-MarDjingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & VelichkovDGKV advised GetBack Recovery S.R.L. on the establishment of a non-banking financial institution and the acquisition of a portfolio of receivables under consumer non-performing loan agreements concluded between UniCredit Bulbank AD and third parties.EUR11.85millionBulgaria
1-MarDjingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & VelichkovDGKV acted as a legal counsel and representative of CEZ Electro Bulgaria AD in a commercial dispute against Future Energy OOD and its creditor Karpleon Bulgaria EOOD arising from a framework agreement for electricity supply and its early termination due to the removal of the supplier Future Energy from the electricity market.EUR3.5millionBulgaria
1-MarDjingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & VelichkovDGKV acted as legal counsel for British Arab Commercial Bank Plc. on matters of Bulgarian law in relation to a multi-option facility letter signed between a UAE and a Bulgarian industry group.USD40millionBulgaria
6-MarCMS; Hristova, Jivkov & TsotsorkovaCMS advised Global Biomet on the acquisition of two photovoltaic parks in Bulgaria from the US/Indian venture Good Earth. The seller was represented by Hristova, Jivkov & Tsotsorkova, a recent spin off from Eurolex Bulgaria.N/ABulgariaHere
22-MarPenkov, Markov & PartnersPenkov, Markov & Partners represented BA Glass Bulgaria in a dispute against Toplofikatsia Sofia EAD, a heating producer and supplier for Sofia.N/ABulgariaHere
26-MarBuzeva and Partners; Katten Muchin Rosenman; SchoenherrSchoenherr and Katten Muchin Rosenman advised US private credit asset management firm Monroe Capital on financing the acquisition of Bulgarian optics producers American Optics Europe and Micro Optics Europe, as well as on the Bulgarian security package. Buzeva and Partners advised the collateral providers in Bulgaria.USD20millionBulgaria
28-MarSchoenherrSchoenherr Bulgaria advised J.P. Morgan Securities plc on the validity and enforceability of close-out netting arrangements and financial collateral arrangements under the ISDA master agreements.N/ABulgaria
30-MarBoyanov & Co; KinstellarKinstellar advised DZI on the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Bulgarian insurance company UBB-MetLife. Kinstellar advised UBB on the transfer of its 60% shareholding in UBB-MetLife, while Boyanov & Co advised MetLife on the transfer of its 40% interest.N/ABulgariaHere
1-AprDjingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & VelichkovDGKV successfully negotiated an out-of-court settlement for Risoil B.V. (a universal successor of the Bulgarian company Agro-Lega EOOD) in a dispute with Sent Zhiran EOOD arising out of a share purchase agreement concerning the sale of the shares in the capital of Papas-Olio AD, a Bulgarian processor of oil seeds.EUR16.5millionBulgaria
1-AprDjingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & VelichkovDGKV advised Landmark Holding AD in relation to a proposed refinancing of a facilities agreement with UniCredit S.p.A. (previously Bank Austria Creditanstalt AG).EUR70millionBulgaria
1-AprCMS; Dineva and RusevCMS advised OTP Bank and DSK Bank on the refinancing of a shopping mall in Bulgaria. Dineva and Rusev advised the borrower.EUR85millionBulgaria
4-AprBoyanov & Co; Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & VelichkovDGKV advised Thunder Software Technology Co., Ltd., China, on its EUR 31 million acquisition of Bulgarian graphics and imaging technology company MM Solutions. Boyanov & Co. advised Texas Instruments - one of the sellers - on Bulgarian legal aspects of the sale.EUR31millionBulgariaHere
25-AprSchoenherrSchoenherr Bulgaria advised ING Bank N.V. on the validity and enforceability of close-out netting arrangements and financial collateral arrangements under the ISDA master agreements and ISDA clearing opinions and onn the enforceability of the netting under repo transactions with Bulgarian counterparties under the GMRA master agreements.N/ABulgaria
3-MayDjingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov; Noblex GroupDGKV acted as Bulgarian legal counsel to UniCredit Bank Austria AG and to a syndicate of lenders consisting of UniCredit Bulbank AD, Raiffeisenbank Bulgaria EAD, and Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberosterreich Aktiengesellschaft for the EUR 100 million facility to Kronospan Bulgaria EOOD. The Noblex Group advised Kronospan.EUR100millionBulgariaHere
7-MayKinstellarKinstellar acted as exclusive legal advisor in Bulgaria to the International Hotel Licensing Company S.A.R.L - a subsidiary of Marriott International Inc. - on the first management agreement for a Marriott hotel in Bulgaria.N/ABulgariaHere
7-MayCMS; Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & VelichkovDGKV advised Polish real estate developer Globe Trade Centre on its acquisition of Mall of Sofia and on obtaining a loan facility from a consortium of the OTP and DSK banks to finance up to 65% of the market value of the asset, and W&I insurance and title insurance. CMS Cameron McKenna in Bulgaria advised Europa Capital on its sale of the Mall of Sofia, and CMS Reich-Rohrwig advised the banking consortium.N/ABulgariaHere
30-MaySchoenherrSchoenherr Bulgaria advised Leoni AG on its entry on the Bulgarian market and the construction and lease of a production factory in Bulgaria.N/ABulgaria
1-JunDjingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & VelichkovDGKV successfully advised Bulgarian Real Estate Fund REIT on the restructuring of its capital and follow-up public offering of new shares of the company on the Bulgarian Stock Exchange.EUR30millionBulgaria
26-JunDjingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & VelichkovDGKV advised poultry producer Gradus -1 OOD on the initial public offering of its shares on the Bulgarian Stock Exchange.N/ABulgariaHere
29-JunDjingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & VelichkovDjingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov advised sole bookrunner and lead manager Citigroup Global Markets Ltd. and First Financial Brokerage House Ltd. on Bulgarian Energy Holding EAD's third Eurobond issue.N/ABulgariaHere
29-JunKambourov & Partners; Tokushev and PartnersTokushev and Partners advised KBC Group's Bulgarian subsidiaries, United Bulgarian Bank and insurer DZI, on the acquisition of new headquarters in the Millennium Center in Sofia from construction company NIKMI AD. The seller was represented by Kambourov and Partners.N/ABulgariaHere
2-JulDjingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & VelichkovDjingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov advised ContourGlobal Maritsa East 3 AD on its purchase of greenhouse gas emission allowances from the Germany-based Statkraft Markets GmbH.EUR78.6millionBulgariaHere
2-JulCMS; Krapov & PartnersCMS Sofia advised Ireland's Communicorp Media radio group on the sale of its radio stations in Bulgaria to its local management team, which has created a new holding company named Fresh Media Bulgaria. Krapov & Partners advised Communicorp's local management team on the acquisition.N/ABulgariaHere
4-JulSchoenherrSchoenherr Bulgaria advised FMSW (Germany), Dexia (France), KA Finanz (Austria), and BNP-Branch Sofia (Bulgaria) in relation to the restructuring of and repayment by Bulgarian National Railway Holding (BDZ) of a EUR 120 million bond it issued in 2007 and defaulted on a few years later. Following rounds of negotiations, the Bulgarian government finally approved state aid for BDZ for repayment under the bond in July 2018.EUR53millionBulgaria
31-JulDentons; SchoenherrSchoenherr Bulgaria and Dentons successfully represented international creditors FMSW (Germany), Dexia (France), and KA Finanz (Austria) in Bulgarian litigation against the state-owned company BDZ Passenger, a subsidiary of the National Railway Holding (BDZ) involving BDZ Passenger's joint liability under the EUR 120 million bond issued by BDZ in 2007.EUR21millionBulgaria
31-JulCMS; Jones Day; SchoenherrSchoenherr Bulgaria and Jones Day advised Societe Generale on the sale of all its Bulgarian financial subsidiaries to DSK Bank EAD (a subsidiary of OTP Bank, Hungary). CMS advised the buyer.N/ABulgaria
1-AugCMS; Dineva and RusevCMS advised OTP Bank and DSK Bank on the financing of the purchase of a major hypermarket retail space and parking. Dineva and Rusev advised the borrower.EUR11millionBulgaria
1-AugCMS; Spasov & BratanovCMS advised Scholz Recycling GmbH on the sale of its Bulgarian subsidiary. Spasov & Bratanov assisted the buyer.EUR2millionBulgaria
9-AugCMS; KinstellarCMS Sofia advised Austrian-based funds Universale International Realitaten, CA Immo International Holding, and CEE Realty Beteiligungs on the sale of Megapark, a 75,000 square meter office building in Sofia, to Lion's Head Investments, a joint venture between the Bulgarian real estate holding AG Capital and the South African investor Old Mutual Group. Kinstellar advised the buyer on the deal.EUR90millionBulgariaHere
28-AugSchoenherrSchoenherr provided a ull-fledged legal opinion to Raiffeisen Bank International AG in relation to the enforceability in Bulgaria of Repo Transactions under the the Global Master Repurchase Agreesment.N/ABulgaria
30-AugDME Law; Kambourov & PartnersKambourov & Partners advised PREEMZ on Bulgarian IP law and the U.S.'s DME Law advised PREEMZ on US law regarding ROW8, a consumer premium video on-demand platform.N/ABulgariaHere
31-AugCMS; Herbert Smith Freehills; SchoenherrSchoenherr Bulgaria and Herbert Smith Freehills advised Woodside Energy, on a farm-out agreement with Shell International Exploration and Development Italia S.p.A. concerning Block Khan Kubrat 1-14 in the Black Sea. CMS advised Shell International Exploration and Development Italia S.p.A.N/ABulgaria
1-SepBoyanov & Co; Schoenherr; White & CaseSchoenherr Bulgaria and White & Case continued to act for VTB Capital Plc and VTB Europe SE as lenders on the Bulgarian legal aspects of restructuring a EUR 240 Million financing to Viva Telecom (Luxemburg) SA as borrower for the indirect acquisition of the Bulgarian Telecommunications Company, as well as on their relevant security package (as pledgees). Boyanov & Co advised the collateral provider in Bulgaria.EUR240millionBulgaria
1-OctKambourov & PartnersKambourov & Partners advised the Stillfront Group on its EUR 10 million acquisition of 100% of the shares in Imperia Online JSC.EUR10millionBulgariaHere
11-OctCMSCMS Sofia advised the UK-based oil and gas company Petroceltic on remedying a force majeure event related to the offshore production of natural gas in Bulgaria.N/ABulgariaHere
15-OctCMS; SchoenherrSchoenehrr Bulgaria advised the Debt Collection Agency, the Bulgarian arm of Norway's B2 Kapital, on its acquisition of a portfolio of loans with a face value of EUR 249 million from UniCredit Bulbank. CMS Sofia advised UniCredit Bulbank.EUR249millionBulgaria
23-OctCMS; SchoenherrCMS Sofia advised UniCredit Bulbank on the sale of a real estate-secured NPL portfolio to Debt Collection Agency, a subsidiary of the Norwegian financial services group B2Holding. The buyer was supported by the Bulgarian office of Schoenherr.N/ABulgariaHere
30-OctSchoenherrSchoenherr Bulgaria advised mandated lead arranger, agent, and security agent Raiffeisen Bank International AG with respect to novelties in its Bulgarian security package for a facility in connection with 40MW wind power plant projects of ERG Wind Bulgaria S.P.A. (Italy) in Bulgaria.EUR44.2millionBulgaria
14-NovDjingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & VelichkovDGKV successfully represented Wiemer & Trachte GmbH in insolvency proceedings before the European Court of Justice (CJEU Case C-296/17) in claims against Mr. Tadjer. As a result the European Court issued a reference for a preliminary ruling to interpret Article 24 from the European Insolvency Regulation (EIR).N/ABulgaria
22-NovCMSCMS advised UniCredit S.p.A. on the amendment and restructuring of a portfolio financing.EUR47millionBulgaria
30-NovCMS; Delloite LegalCMS advised UniCredit S.p.A. and UniCredit Bulbank on the restructuring of a real estate financing (shopping mall). Delloite Legal advised the borrower.EUR116millionBulgaria
4-DecSchoenherrSchoenherr Bulgaria advised Alstom on the participation in a public procurement tender announced by the Bulgarian National Railway Holding for "Five year technical maintenance of Series 10 Diesel Multiple Units and Series 30 and 31 Electrical Multiple Units" with an estimated procurement value of BGN 137,001,704 and on the successful appeal of the Bulgarian National Railway Holding's decision to disqualify Alstom from the tender.EUR70milionBulgaria
29-JanHogan Lovells; Schoenherr; Wolf TheissSchoenherr and Hogan Lovells advised Ares Management on financing for Kohlberg & Company's acquisition of the K2 Sports and Marker Dalbello Volkl (MDV) winter sports brands in the Czech Republic and Bulgaria. Wolf Theiss advised the collateral providers in Bulgaria.EUR75millionBulgaria; Czech Republic
26-FebAllen & Overy; CMS; Spasov & BratanovCMS advised PPF Group on the acquisition of Bulgaria's Nova Broadcasting Group, with 95% of the shares acquired from the Modern Times Group - advised by Allen & Overy and Spasov & Bratanov - and the remaining 5% from Eastern European Media Holdings S.A.N/ABulgaria; Czech RepublicHere
26-MarAllen & Overy; BDK Advokati; Boyanov & Co; Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov; Latham & Watkins; Karanovic & Partners; Schoenherr; White & Case;Latham & Watkins and Schoenherr advised Telenor on its agreement to sell its assets in Central and Eastern Europe to the PPF Group for EUR 2.8 billion. White and Case (as lead counsel), DGKV, and Karanovic & Partners advised PPF Group on the deal. Allen & Overy, BDK Advokati, and Boyanov & Co. advised Societe Generale, as agent, and a syndicate of banks on a EUR 3.05 billion credit facility provided to PPF Group for the acquisition.EUR3.05billionBulgaria; Czech Republic; Hungary; Montenegro; SerbiaHere
23-JulCMSA German-Czech CMS team advised Munich-based Leonhard Moll Betonwerke GmbH & Co KG on its acquisition of ZPSV a.s., together with its subsidiaries and production sites in the Czech Republic, Bulgaria, and Slovakia, from the Spanish OHL Group.N/ABulgaria; Czech Republic; SlovakiaHere
10-MayAllen & Overy; Boyanov & Co; Gedik Eraksoy; Kocian Solc Balastik; Linklaters; Paksoy; Tsvetkova Bebov KomarevskiKocian Solc Balastik, Linklaters, BLC Law Office, Paksoy, and Tsvetkova Bebov Komarevski acted as legal counsels to Energo-Pro a.s. in its EUR 250 million Eurobond issue in London. The Joint bookrunners and the trustee were advised by Allen & Overy, Tbilisi-based BGI Legal, Boyanov & Co. in Sofia, and Istanbul's Gedik & Eraksoy.EUR250millionBulgaria; Czech Republic; TurkeyHere
14-NovMilbank; White & CaseWhite & Case advised Piraeus Bank SA on the sale of its 99.98 percent shareholding in Piraeus Bank Bulgaria AD to Eurobank Bulgaria AD. The buyer was advised by Milbank.N/ABulgaria; GreeceHere
20-SepCMSCMS advised ING Bank on financing provided to two companies from the Ukrainian agribusiness sector.USD100millionBulgaria; Poland; UkraineHere
24-MayDivjak, Topic & BahtijarevicDivjak, Topic & Bahtijarevic advised Sazka Group on its acquisition of a controlling stake in Super Sport, a Croatian online and land-based sports betting operator.N/ACroatiaHere
31-JulAllen & Overy; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; SchoenherrSchoenherr advised both Hotelbeds and TUI on Hotelbeds' sale of Gulliver Travel d.o.o., the Croatian-based travel company, to TUI AG subsidiary Leibnitz Service GmbH. Allen & Overy advised TUI AG while Freshfields assisted Hotelbeds.N/ACroatia
1-AugAlrud; Schoenherr; Vukic & PartnersSchoenherr Croatia and Alrud advised Cassowary Investments Ltd on its acquisition of Croatian shipping and freight agency Transagent. Vukic & Partners advised the seller.N/ACroatia
31-AugAlrud; Schoenherr; Vukic & PartnersSchoenherr Croatia and the Alrud law firm advised Russian LC Locomotive Technology on its acquisition of 51% share capital in the Croatian company Transagent from the majority shareholder. Vukic & Partners advised the seller.N/ACroatia
1-NovDivjak, Topic & BahtijarevicDivjak, Topic & Bahtijarevic advised Prvo Plinarsko Drustvo on its October 31, 2018 investment, made along with Croatia's state-owned oil company INA, into the Capital Increase Agreement of regional fertilizer manufacturer Petrokemija.EUR40millionCroatia
30-JunSavoric & Partners; SchoenherrSchoenherr advised Mr. Josip Milavic, the founder and owner of Croatia's Studenac grocery stores, on the sale of a 100 % stake in the business to a Polish private equity fund managed by Enterprise Investors. Savoric & Partners advised the buyer.N/ACroatia, Serbia, Poland
15-JunDentons; DLA PiperDLA Piper advised Revetas on its acquisition of the TriGranit platform from TPG Real Estate. The closing was simultaneous in Poland, Slovakia, Hungary and Croatia. Dentons advised TPG Real Estate.EUR450millionCroatia; Hungary; Poland; Slovakia
28-SepAllen & Overy; White & Case; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss assisted SIA S.p.A with the acquisition of First DataÍs card processing businesses in Croatia, Serbia, Hungary, and Romania. White & Case was lead counsel for SIA, and First Data was advised by Allen & Overy.EUR375millionCroatia; Hungary; Romania; Serbia
19-JanJPM Jankovic Popovic MiticJPM advised Constellation Software Inc. on the acquisition by its Vela Operating Group division and subsidiary Aquila Software of the IN2 Group.N/ACroatia; SerbiaHere
28-DecDeloitte Legal; Petrovic & GlogonjacDeloitte Legal Serbia advised Mondo Inc. on its acquisition of the Adria Media Group and several of its subsidiaries in Serbia and Croatia. Petrovic & Glogonjac advised the seller.N/ACroatia; Serbia
5-DecAnela Troskot; ODI LawODI advised Sberbank on its acquisition of a multi-apartment complex in Vrsar, Croatia, from ART-DEPO d.o.o. The transaction also included a debt-to-equity swap, eliminating the NPL, and establishing a cross-border joint venture. Anela Troskot advised the buyers on the deal.EUR4millionCroatia; Slovenia
8-JanDvorak Hager & PartnersDvorak Hager & Partners represented the shareholders of Turf Holding, a.s., which operates Prague's Velka Chuchle racecourse, on the sale of the company to an unnamed investor.N/ACzech RepublicHere
12-JanPwC Legal; Act Legal (Randa Havel Legal)Randa Havel Legal represented the Jufa Investment Group in the acquisition of two large Czech solar power plants with a total capacity of 17 megawatts. The seller was advised by PwC.N/ACzech RepublicHere
16-JanCMS; NoerrCMS Prague advised Czech metal processing conglomerate Metal Trade Comax Group on its acquisition of the German Oetinger Aluminium Group from Orlando Management AG. Orlando was represented by Noerr's Munich office.N/ACzech RepublicHere
29-JanDLA Piper; Giese & Partners; Taylor WessingDLA Piper advised Luxembourg-based private equity firm ASC Investment on its acquisition of Vitrablok, the Czech-based glass block division of the Seves Group, and on obtaining financing from RiverRock for the transaction. The sellers were advised by Giese & Partners in the Czech Republic and by LMS Studio Legale in Italy, and RiverRock was advised by Taylor Wessing.N/ACzech RepublicHere
30-JanDvorak Hager & Partners; Eversheds SutherlandEversheds Sutherland and Dvorak Hager & Partners represented Raisio, a Finnish food company, on the EUR 100 million sale of its confectionary division to Valeo Foods.EUR100millionCzech RepublicHere
7-FebHavel & Partners; JSKThe JSK law firm advised Czech engineering company Toshulin on its acquisition of TOS Kurim and CKD Blansko from ALTA a.s. Havel & Partners advised ALTA in the sale.N/ACzech RepublicHere
14-FebKinstellarKinstellar advised B2 Kapital on the acquisition of the EUR 119 billion unsecured retail nonperforming loan portfolio from Moneta Money Bank.EUR119millionCzech RepublicHere
16-FebKocian Solc BalastikKocian Solc Balastik advised Czech game development studio Warhorse on the initial crowdfunding for the launch of its "Kingdom Come: Deliverance" video game and on legal aspects of the game's development, including licensing arrangements with the software developers.N/ACzech RepublicHere
23-FebKocian Solc BalastikKSB advised Skoda Auto DigiLab on its HoppyGo project, a car-sharing application developed by CreativeDock. Novalia advised the seller.N/ACzech RepublicHere
1-MarPRK PartnersPRK Partners advised UniCredit Bank as lead manager and security agent on a notes issue by a project development SPV (a joint venture of developers FINEP and RSJ) worth up to CZK 300 million. The notes were secured by a guarantee issued by FINEP Holding and by the pledge of plots designated for development of residential housing in Prague.CZK300millionCzech Republic
15-MarPRK PartnersPRK Partners assisted Galerie Butovice s.r.o., an SPV belonging to Cromwell Property Group, on the construction and long-term lease of a new three-storey retail building in Prague to be fully let to Kika, a member of the Steinhoff group.N/ACzech Republic
16-MarCEE AttorneysCEE Attorneys advised PZL Sedziszow S.A., a Polish automotive, industrial, and agricultural filter producer, in its acquisition of a 69% stake in Bohm Plast-Technik a.s., a Czech producer and service provider in the area of plastic injection moulding technologies and metallization.N/ACzech RepublicHere
19-MarAllen & OveryAllen & Overy advised International Campus Group, a Munich-based specialist for micro-living products, on its expansion to the Czech Republic.N/ACzech RepublicHere
28-MarKocian Solc Balastik; PWC LegalA consortium of Kocian Solc Balastik, PWC Legal Germany, PWC Legal Czech Republic, and Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek won a tender to advise the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency on public procurement law, competition law, and contract management issues.N/ACzech RepublicHere
29-MarAct Legal (WMWP)Act Legal (WMWP) advised Immofinanz on the sale of the Brno Business Park office buildings via a share deal to the Infond investment fund.N/ACzech RepublicHere
29-MarDeloitte Legal; Krivanek TomasekDeloitte Legal advised Trinecke Zelezarny, a. s. on its acquisition of Bohemia Rings s.r.o. Advokatni Kancelar Krivanek, Tomasek spol. s r.o. advised the seller.N/ACzech Republic
6-AprDunovska & PartnersDunovska & Partners advised Serge Grimaux, a promoter of the Rolling Stones concert in Prague, on securing financing for the concert's costs, as well as on negotiating and executing contracts with financing partner Bestsport, with Rolling Stones management, and with other partners and service providers.N/ACzech RepublicHere
6-AprMikulas & Partners; Act Legal (Randa Havel Legal)Randa Havel Legal represented the owners of Astratex in the sale of the majority of their stake in the company to the Hartenberg Holding investment group, which is owned by Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis. Hartenberg Holding was advised by Mikulas & Partners.N/ACzech RepublicHere
11-AprClifford ChanceClifford Chance advised CPI Property Group on its acquisition of the Futurum Hradec Kralove shopping center from Meyer Bergman, a privately held real estate investment management firm. Meyer Bergman was represented by Tomsa & Spol.N/ACzech RepublicHere
24-AprKinstellarKinstellar advised Canada's Canopy Growth Corporation, a diversified cannabis and hemp company, on the acquisition of Czech medical cannabis company Annabis Medical.CAD2millionCzech RepublicHere
27-AprLatham & Watkins; Delta Legal; Dvorak Hager & PartnersDvorak Hager & Partners and Latham & Watkins advised ZF TRW in connection with the sale of Global Body Control Systems business unit to Luxshare Ltd. Delta Legal advised the buyer.N/ACzech Republic
2-MayDvorak Hager & Partners; RohrichDvorak Hager & Partners represented Algotech in the purchase of a 100% ownership interest in SugarFactory s.r.o. The sellers were represented by the Rohrich law firm.N/ACzech RepublicHere
10-MayCMSCMS Prague advised the New-Zealand listed Scott Group on its acquisition of Alvey, a specialist provider of palletizing, conveying, and warehouse automation. Alvey was represented by Liska & Sobolova.N/ACzech RepublicHere
14-MayLatham & Watkins; White & CaseWhite & Case advised cybersecurity provider Avast on its USD 816.6 million initial public offering. The joint bookrunners - UBS, MS, BAML, Jeffries, Credit Suisse, Key Banc, and Barclays -were represented by Latham & Watkins.USD816.6millionCzech RepublicHere
15-MayPRK PartnersPRK Partners advised Fillamentum a.s. on its incorporation (by way of non-monetary contributions to the registered capital) and listing of its shares on the non-regulated SMEs (start-up) market organized by the Prague Stock Exchange -- the first initial public offering by an SME firm on the new START market/selling platform.CZK38millionCzech Republic
15-MayWeinhold LegalWeinhold Legal advised Zdenek Rinth on the sale of 90% of Kara Trutnov a.s. shares to the C2H group, which belongs to Czech investor Michal Micka. Rinth retains the remaining 10%.N/ACzech RepublicHere
17-MaySchoenherr; Weil, Gotshal & MangesSchoenherr Prague advised EVO Payments International on the creation of a long-term strategic alliance with Moneta Money Bank for payment acceptance services to the bank's retail customers. Weil, Gotshal & Manges advised Moneta Money Bank on the deal.N/ACzech RepublicHere
17-MayClifford Chance; WilsonsClifford Chance advised the Cromwell Property Group on its entrance into a strategic partnership with Linkcity to invest in the roll-out of a portfolio of logistics and light industrial assets in Central and Eastern Europe. Linkcity was advised by Wilsons.N/ACzech RepublicHere
25-MayWeinhold LegalWeinhold Legal advised Cryptelo on the preparation and successful implementation of the issue of its own cryptographic CRL via an initial coin offer.N/ACzech RepublicHere
28-MayDentons; Wachtell Lipton, Rosen & KatzDentons advised PFNonwovens Inc., a member of the Prague-based R2G Rohan nonwovens group, in connection with its agreement to acquire First Quality Nonwovens Inc. and First Quality Nonwovens (Wuxi) Co., Ltd., an American and a Chinese manufacturer of nonwovens for consumer, health care, and industrial products. The seller, First Quality Enterprises, was represented by Wachtell Lipton, Rosen & Katz.N/ACzech RepublicHere
28-MayDvorak Hager & PartnersDvorak Hager & Partners represented Cool Credit, s.r.o. in its registration in the register of non-bank consumer credit providers with the Czech National Bank.N/ACzech RepublicHere
30-MayDeloitte Legal; KPMG LegalDeloitte Legal advised Paul Stricker, S.A. on its acquisition of 100% of shares in REDA a.s. KPMG Legal advised the sellers.N/ACzech Republic
31-MayAct Legal (WMWP); Havel & Partners; Latham & Watkins; Mayer BrownHavel & Partners and the Frankfurt office of Latham & Watkins advised a consortium of banks as initial purchasers of 3% senior secured notes in an aggregate principal amount of EUR 450 million due in 2026 issued by Progroup AG and a second consortium of banks in relation to several facilities agreements in an aggregate of more than EUR 600 million (equivalent). Mayer Brown's Dusseldorf office and Act Legal (WMWP) advised Progroup on German law and Czech law, respectively.EUR1.05billionCzech RepublicHere
31-MayPRK PartnersPRK Partners provided legal and tax advice to Concerto AI on the undertaking of business in the Czech Republic.N/ACzech Republic
1-JunDorda; Herbst KinskyDorda advised Czech private equity and venture capital firm Enern on the Series A financing of Vienna-based online sport booking service Eversports.N/ACzech RepublicHere
13-JunAct Legal (Randa Havel Legal)Randa Havel Legal advised four stakeholders of New Presence Jewels s.r.o., which operates the Presence chain of jewelry stores in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, in their sale of the company to the Poland's Polish Luxury Group.N/ACzech RepublicHere
15-JunPRK PartnersPRK Partners advised Prabos plus a.s. in the process of a partial exit through the non-regulated SMEs (start-up) market organized by the Prague Stock Exchange and listing of its shares on that market, making it the first secondary public offering by an SME firm on the new START market/selling platform.CZK90millionCzech Republic
15-JunCEE AttorneysCEE Attorneys helped LeaderFin s.r.o obtain a non-bank consumer credit provider license and a listing in the Czech National Bank register of non-bank consumer credit providers.N/ACzech RepublicHere
18-JunAct Legal (WMWP)Act Legal (WMWP) assisted PREmereni, a subsidiary of Prazske Energetika, on the purchase of family-owned Solarinvest-Green Energy.N/ACzech RepublicHere
19-JunPRK Partners; Weinhold LegalPRK Partners provided legal advice to agent UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, a.s., and Ceska Sporitelna, a.s. on the acquisition financing for the agricultural group Tekro, spol. s r.o. Weinhold Legal advised Tekro.CZK1.6billionCzech Republic
26-JunBaker McKenzie; PRK Partners; Strnad Joch Lokajicek advokatiPRK Partners assisted J&T Group in connection with enforcement of security against CEFC Group, a major Chinese investor group in the Czech Republic and Central Europe, including a takeover of Czech assets of CEFC Group and resolution of J&T GroupÍs receivables by way of agreement with CITIC, a Chinese state controlled entity. Baker McKenzie advised CITIC. Strnad Joch Lokajicek advokati also advised J&T.EUR420millionCzech Republic
27-JunPRK PartnersPRK Partners provided legal advice to Komercni banka, a.s. on financing the preparation and implementation of residential house construction in the Kaskady Barrandov project realized by FINEP, the leading property developer in the Czech Republic. Ganado Advocates advised on Maltese law.EUR8millionCzech Republic
28-JunCravath, Swaine & Moore; Kirkland & Ellis; Latham & Watkins; SchoenherrSchoenherr and Kirkland & Ellis advised Smurfit Kappa on its issuance of EUR 600 million senior secured notes for purpose of refinancing certain existing debt and financing the acquisition of Reparenco Holding B.V. Cravath, Swaine & Moore advised the consortium of initial purchasers (banks) and Latham & Watkins assisted the trustee.EUR600millionCzech Republic
29-JunCMS; DentonsCMS advised Reico on its CZK 2.3 billion acquisition of the Metronome office building in Prague from HB Reavis. Dentons advised HB Reavis on the sale.CZK2.3billionCzech RepublicHere
2-JulClifford Chance; DentonsClifford Chance advised CA Immobilien Anlagen AG on its acquisition of Visionary, an A-class office building in Prague. The seller, Skanska, was represented by Dentons.EUR68millionCzech RepublicHere
2-JulGlatzova & CoGlatzova & Co successfully represented WPB Capital in a dispute against the Czech National Bank.N/ACzech RepublicHere
2-JulDentons; SchoenherrSchoenherr assisted Continental AG on the acquisition of VUK spol. s r.o., a Czech producer of machinery for the rubber industry. Dentons advised the seller.N/ACzech Republic
3-JulCMSCMS advised Wells Fargo as lead arranger, together with Credit Agricole, ING, Mizuho, Commerzbank, BNP Paribas, Citibank, LBBW, Standard Chartered, and First Abu Dhabi Bank, on a EUR 1.05 billion facility for Bank of China, Luxembourg Branch, for refinancing its existing debt and other general corporate purposes.EUR1.05billionCzech RepublicHere
9-JulWhite & CaseWhite & Case advised Piraeus Bank, S.A. on the sale and transfer of a portfolio of non-performing, denounced unsecured retail consumer and credit cards exposures equivalent to EUR 2.238 billion total legal claims or EUR 385 million on-balance sheet gross book value to APS Investments S.a.r.l.EUR385millionCzech RepublicHere
18-JulClifford ChanceClifford Chance advised Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited, a producer in the intermediate petrochemicals industry and a manufacturer of wool yarns, on its acquisition of Kordarna Plus, a Czech-based industrial textile and tire cord fabrics producer.N/ACzech RepublicHere
18-JulDeloitte Legal; DentonsDentons advised the shareholders of VUK, spol. s.r.o., on the company's sale to global automotive supplier Continental. Deloitte Legal advised Continental.N/ACzech RepublicHere
19-JulCMS; Weinhold LegalWeinhold Legal advised Obrascon Huarte Lain on the sale of its majority stake in ZPSV a.s.to the German group of Leonhard Moll AG. The buyers were advised by CMS.N/ACzech RepublicHere
25-JulClifford Chance; PRK PartnersPRK Partners advised Komercni Banka, a.s. (as facility and security agent, coordinator, arranger and original lender), Ceska sporitelna, a.s., ceskoslovenska obchodni banka, a. s. and UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, a.s. (as arrangers and original lenders) and Sberbank CZ, a.s. (as original lender) on a syndicated loan facility up to CZK 7.5 billion for Sazka a.s., the leading Czech betting company. Clifford Chance advised the debtor.CZK7.5billionCzech Republic
26-JulAllen & Overy; White & CaseAllen & Overy advised Ceska Sporitelna, the dealer manager, lead manager, delivery agent, listing agent, fiscal agent, and paying agent, on exchange and tender offers and the issuance of Czech koruna-denominated and Czech law-governed domestic bonds by Czech gas transmission operator NET4GAS. White & Case advised NET4GAS on the deal.N/ACzech RepublicHere
26-JulHavel & Partners; Weinhold LegalWeinhold Legal advised the shareholders of the Ventos s.r.o. engineering company on the sale of 60% of their stake to the SkyLimit Industry investment fund. Havel & Partners advised SkyLimit on the acquisition.N/ACzech RepublicHere
26-JulKinstellarKinstellar advised Zhejiang Huajie Investment Development Group on the leasing of 25,000 square meters of logistics space at the Panattoni Park Prague Airport II near the village of Pavlov in the Czech Republic.N/ACzech RepublicHere
30-JulJSK; Rowan LegalJSK, working in cooperation with solo practitioner Pavel Suser, advised the shareholders of James Cook Languages on the sale of 100% of the company to Vladimir Schmalz and his EDUA Group. Rowan Legal advised the EDUA Group on the acquisition.N/ACzech RepublicHere
30-JulHavel & Partners; JSKJSK advised investment fund BHS Private Equity Fund on the acquisition of engineering company Boco Pardubice Machines from private individuals Jan Dostal, Petr Pilny, and Jan Dotzauer, with Dotzauer staying on as a minority partner and co-investor. Havel & Partners advised the sellers in the deal.N/ACzech RepublicHere
2-AugKocian Solc BalastikKSB assisted Carthamus obtain clearance to operate a biomass heating plant in Cesky Krumlov, in the Czech Republic.N/ACzech RepublicHere
6-AugKocian Solc BalastikKocian Solc Balastik advised Skoda Auto DigiLab on its Care-Driver Project: a German service based on combining transportation and home care services for children, seniors, and disabled citizens.N/ACzech RepublicHere
13-AugHavel & Partners; Kocian Solc BalastikKocian Solc Balastik advised Continuum Search Fund on its acquisition of exhibition stand manufacturers Best Expo and IRE - the first acquisition by a search fund in the Czech Republic. The sellers - entrepreneurs Hellen Berends and Petr Kotvas - were advised by Havel & Partners.N/ACzech RepublicHere
14-AugCMS; Dvorak Hager & PartnersDvorak Hager & Partners represented Raiffeisen Realitni Fond in its acquisition of Retail Park Pisek, s.r.o. from Czech developer CSPP. CMS advised the sellers.N/ACzech RepublicHere
30-AugWeinhold LegalWeinhold Legal advised LEEL Electricals on the sale of Janka Engineering s.r.o. to the Ostrava-based Multicraft Group.N/ACzech RepublicHere
3-SepKSD Legal; Weinhold LegalWeinhold Legal advised Austrian building contractor PORR on its acquisition of all shares in Alpine Bau CZ from PSJ Holding. The seller was represented by KSD Legal.N/ACzech RepublicHere
4-SepCEE AttorneysCEE Attorneys assisted the founders of the Vnimave Hracky/Toyeto toy stores on a joint venture with an unidentified new investor.N/ACzech RepublicHere
15-OctDvorak Hager & PartnersDvorak Hager & Partners represented a group of shareholders on the sale of their majority stake in Czech agricultural producer Zeas Podorlicko.N/ACzech RepublicHere
24-OctWeinhold Legal; Wolf TheissWeinhold Legal advised Momentum on the sale of Jansen Display Group, a Czech manufacturer of promotional display hardware and signage systems, to the Sign-Zone, LLC. Wolf Theiss advised Sign-Zone on the acquisition.N/ACzech RepublicHere
26-OctK.Law; Masek, Koci, Aujezdsky; Mikulas & Partners; Strnad Joch LokajicekMasek, Koci, Aujezdsky advised Livesport Invest s.r.o. on its acquisition of a significant stake in Liftago, a.s. from 15 shareholders in the company and by means of a subscription of newly-issued shares in connection with the increase of the company's registered capital. Some of the selling shareholders were advised by Strnad Joch Lokajicek, K.Law advised another of them. Liftago was advised byb Mikulas & Partners.CZK100millionCzech RepublicHere
30-OctClifford ChanceClifford Chance Prague provided pro bono assistance to DenÍk N on the official commencement of its activities.N/ACzech RepublicHere
1-NovClifford Chance; Dvorak Hager & PartnersDvorak Hager & Partners assisted investment group Opifer with its acquisition of the Futurum Brno shopping mall from Euro Mall Brno Real Estate, s.r.o. and Bainbridge Czech Republic Brno Videnska Hyper s.r.o. The sellers were represented by Clifford Chance.EUR38.5millionCzech Republic
5-NovAct Legal (Randa Havel Legal); Weinhold LegalRanda Havel Legal - the Czech member of the Act Legal alliance - represented the owners of Janus spol. s r.o., a distributor of Kyocera brand products in the Czech Republic and Slovakia on the sale of 100% of their shares to Dutch company Kyocera Document Solutions Europe B.V. The buyer was represented by Weinhold Legal.N/ACzech RepublicHere
12-NovDeloitte LegalDeloitte Legal advised on the merger of two insurance companies in the Czech Republic resulting in the new Kooperativa Pojistovna, a.s., Vienna Insurance Group.N/ACzech Republic
14-NovWeinhold LegalWeinhold Legal advised GZ Media, a.s., the largest producer of vinyl record players in the world, on its CZK 85 million acquisition of a 67% stake in the PB Tisk.N/ACzech RepublicHere
19-NovCMS; White & CaseCMS advised Deka Immobilien GmbH on its acquisition of a Czech logistics portfolio from the CTP Group.EUR460millionCzech RepublicHere
25-NovPRK PartnersPRK Partners advised Czech stock company UDI CEE a.s. on the listing of its shares on the non-regulated SMEs (start-up) market START organized by the Prague Stock Exchange.
UDI CEE a.s., a member of Czech developer group UDI Group, issued a total of 587,000 shares at CZK 440 per share, raising a total of CZK 258.3 million.
CZK258.3millionCzech Republic
4-DecNovaliaNovalia advised tech start-up Sapho on its sale to Citrix.USD200millionCzech RepublicHere
5-DecPRK PartnersPRK Partners advised EuroManganese Inc. in connection with the initial public offering and listing of its shares in Canada and Australia.CZK150millionCzech RepublicHere
5-DecPRK PartnersPRK Partners advised UDI CEE a.s. in the process of listing of its shares on the non-regulated Start market organized by the Prague Stock Exchange.N/ACzech RepublicHere
12-DecPRK Partners; WilsonsWilsons advised European warehouse developer P3 on its sale of Green Tower, an office building located in Prague, to a private Czech investor. PRK Partners advised the buyer on the deal.N/ACzech Republic
13-DecHavel & Partners; PRK PartnersPRK Partners assisted Publicis Groupe with its acquisition of Kindred Group, the largest independent digital communications group in the Czech Republic from CEO and founder Michal Nydrle and other investors. Havel & Partners advised the sellers on the deal.N/ACzech RepublicHere
15-DecPRK PartnersPRK Partners assisted Moneta Money Bank, a.s. on the relocation of its headquarters to a newly refurbished 21,500 sqm premises in BB CentrumÍs Building A in Prague 4 owned by the investment and development company Passerinvest Group.N/ACzech Republic
30-AprPRK PartnersPRK Partners advised UniCredit Bank as issuer in updating the base prospectus of its offering programme of mortgage bonds and adding the possibility to issue notes under Slovak law under the programme. This was the first banking prospectus allowing for issuing mortgage bonds under the laws of two jurisdictions - Czech and Slovak.CZK100billionCzech Republic, Slovakia
4-JunBowman Gilfillan; Cobalt; Ellex (Raidla); Jeantet; Njord; Noerr; SorainenNoerr, Ellex Raidla, Jeantet, and Bowman Gilfillan advised Daimler AG on a USD 175 million investment in Estonian startup Taxify. Sorainen Estonia advised Taxify on the successfully concluded funding round that brought its valuation to the USD 1 billion mark. Cobalt's Estonian office advised Taxify shareholder DiDi Chuxing, on the investment round. Njord advised TafixyÇs first business angel Peaksjah OUUSD175millionCzech Republic; Estonia; Poland; RomaniaHere
1-MarLakatos, Koves & Partners; Szecskay Law Firm; White & Case; Wolf TheissLKT, working alongside White & Case, advised Czech based energy company Energeticky a prumyslovy holding, a.s. (ñEPHî) as lead member in a consortium with Hungarian company Status Power in connection with the acquisition by the consortium vehicle Status Power from German energy companies RWE and EnBW shares in a company operating a lignite-fired power plant (Matrai Eromu), two adjacent lignite mines and solar power plant in Hungary. Szecskay Law Firm has advised EnBW and Wolf Theiss has advised RWE as sellers.EUR30millionCzech Republic; Hungary
2-MayCMS; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Kirkland & EllisCMS and Freshfields advised global private equity firm Cinven on the acquisition of Partner in Pet Food, a European pet food manufacturer, from Pamplona Capital Management. Kirkland & Ellis advised Pamplona on the sale.N/ACzech Republic; HungaryHere
11-MayCMSCMS Prague advised private equity-backed Waterlogic, a designer, manufacturer, distributor, and servicer of purified drinking water dispensers, on the acquisition of Lux Aqua Czech s.r.o. and Lux Aqua Hungaria Kft. The sellers reportedly were represented by Hogan Lovells.N/ACzech Republic; HungaryHere
7-NovLakatos, Koves & Partners; Tenk Law officeLKT advised Czech investor Z-Group in association with the acquisition of an RTB (ready to build) photovoltaic project, along with land and licences, from Kappa Energy. Tenk Law office represented the seller.N/ACzech Republic; Hungary
7-DecAshurst; Clifford Chance; Kinstellar; Lakatos, Koves & PartnersLKT advised Blackstone on the Hungarian aspects of a new EUR 337 million debt financing for VardeÍs Dedica Anthology luxury hotel brand. Kinstellar acted for Varde on the Hungarian aspects of the financing. BlackstoneÍs legal team was coordinated by Clifford ChanceÍs Milan office and VardeÍs legal team was coordinated by Ashurst.EUR337millionCzech Republic; Hungary
14-NovBird & Bird; Karanovic & Partners; Kinstellar; Maravela & Asociatii; Osborne ClarkeBird & Bird was lead counsel to Precision for Medicine on its multi-jurisdictional acquisition of contract research organization Argint International. Maravela | Asociatii assisted Precision for Medicine on Romanian matters and Karanovic & Partners advised on Serbian matters. Kinstellar's advised the sellers on Romanian, Czech, and Hungarian aspects of the deal, working with lead counsel Osborne Clarke.N/ACzech Republic; Hungary; Poland; Romania; Serbia; SlovakiaHere
4-OctCMS; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Kirkland & Ellis; Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii; Weil, Gotshal & MangesCMS, Freshfields Bruckhaus Derringer, and Kirkland & Ellis advised Advent International on the acquisition of Zentiva, Sanofi's European generics business. Weil Gotshal & Manges advised Sanofi on the sale. Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii advised Sanofi on the Romanian legal aspects of the deal.EUR1.9billionCzech Republic; Hungary; Poland; Romania; SlovakiaHere
10-MayCMS; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Lakatos, Koves & Partners; Ropes & Gray; Slaughter And May; Tuca Zbarcea & AsociatiiSlaughter and May advised Vodafone on its acquisition of Liberty Global's operations in Germany, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Romania. Vodafone was advised by Lakatos, Koves and Partners on Hungarian legal aspects of the acquisition. Liberty Global was represented by Freshfields, with US support from Ropes & Gray. CMS advised Liberty Global on the Czech, Hungarian, and Romanian aspects of the transaction. Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii advised Vodafone Romania on the Romanian legal aspects.EUR18.4billionCzech Republic; Hungary; RomaniaHere
26-FebBaker McKenzie; Kocian Solc Balastik; Lakatos, Koves & PartnersKSB and Lakatos, Koves & Partners advised Karlovarske Mineralni Vody on its purchase of PepsiCo's Czech, Slovak, and Hungarian operations. Pepsi was advised by Baker McKenzie.N/ACzech Republic; Hungary; SlovakiaHere
8-NovCechova & Partners; Clifford Chance; Kocian Solc BalastikClifford Chance advised Ceskoslovenska Obchodni Banka, a. s., as mandated lead arranger, facility agent, security agent, and underwriter on the initial finance documentation and in relation to subsequent syndication and transactional closing with Ceska Sporitelna, a.s. and the EBRD on financing provided to Karlovarske Mineralni Vody for its acquisition of PepsiCo's assets and operations in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Hungary. Kocian Solc Balastik advised KMV on the financing and on the underlying acquisition, and represented KMV in proceedings before the Czech Competition Authority. Cechova & Partners advised KMV on Slovakian aspects of the deal.N/ACzech Republic; Hungary; SlovakiaHere
9-MaySquire Patton BoggsSquire Patton Boggs successfully defended the Republic of Kosovo against a EUR 380 million investment treaty claim brought by German investor ACP Axos Capital GmbH.EUR380millionCzech Republic; KosovoHere
1-JanK&L GatesK&L Gates advised Venture Inc S.A. as transactional counsel on its initial public offering and introduction of shares to the trading market of the Warsaw Stock Exchange.EUR12milionCzech Republic; Poland
1-MarDLA Piper; K&L Gates; TGS BalticK&L Gates, together with TGS Baltic as counsel on Lithuanian law, advised Novatura on its initial public offering and introduction of shares to the trading market of the Warsaw Stock Exchange. DLA Piper advised bookrunners PKO, BP, and Trigon.EUR22millionCzech Republic; Poland
2-MarHavel & Partners; K&L Gates; Kinstellar; Wiercinski Kwiecinski BaehrKinstellar advised Genesis Private Equity Fund III and the Poland-based Avallon MBO Fund II on the acquisition of EQOS Energie Polska Sp. z o.o. and EQOS Energie Cesko spol. s r.o. WKB and Havel & Partners advised EQOS Energie Holding on the process of divesting 100% of its shares in subsidiaries EQOS Energie Polska Sp. z o.o. and EQOS Energie Ceskospol. s r.o. to Polish-based Avallon MBO Fund II and Czech-based Genesis Private Equity Fund III.N/ACzech Republic; PolandHere
30-MayDvorak Hager & Partners; Eversheds SutherlandEversheds Sutherland advised Parker Hannifin on the cross-border merger of Parker's Polish and Czech entities and the moving of the business to a legal entity organized in the Czech Republic. Dvorak Hager & Partners (now part of Eversheds Sutherland) advised Parker Hannifin in the Czech Republic.N/ACzech Republic; Poland
31-AugClifford ChanceClifford Chance lawyers from Prague and Warsaw were on the multi-jurisdictional team advising FlaktGroup, a portfolio company of Triton, on the sale of DELBAG, a specialist for air filtration, to Hengst SE.N/ACzech Republic; PolandHere
1-OctDLA Piper; Kinstellar; Weil, Gotshal & MangesDLA Piper advised arrangers Wood & Company and Erste Group Bank on the sale of a substantial stake in Kofola Ceskoslovensko by a shareholder by way of accelerated book-building. Weil, Gotshal & Manges and Kinstellar advised the issuer.N/ACzech Republic; Poland
6-AugCMSCMS advised Kreditech Holding SSL GmbH on the sale of 100% shares in its Czech subsidiary, Kreditech Ceska Republika, to Kancelaria Medius S.A.N/ACzech Republic; Poland;Here
29-MarAllen & OveryAllen & Overy advised the EBRD and ING Bank Romania on a EUR 96 million financing for CTPark Bucharest - a logistics park located on the A1 Bucharest-Pitesti motorway, owned by CTP Group.EUR96millionCzech Republic; Poland; RomaniaHere
25-AprClifford Chance; Herbert Smith Freehills; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss and Herbert Smith Freehills advised French media and publishing group Lagardere on the EUR 73 million sale of its central European radio businesses to Czech Media Invest. Clifford Chance advised Czech Media Invest on the acquisition.EUR73millionCzech Republic; Poland; Romania; SlovakiaHere
1-AugCEE Attorneys; Havel & PartnersCEE Attorneys advised Detska Galaxie, a company belonging to the Ags 92 group, on the acquisition of Feedo e-shop from Windeln.de. Havel & Partners advised Windeln.de.N/ACzech Republic; Poland; SlovakiaHere
24-AugHerbert Smith Freehills; Schoenherr; Tetra LawSchoenherr and Herbert Smith Freehills advised French thermal solutions provider Atlantic in Slovakia, the Czech Republic, and Poland on the acquisition of Belgian space heating producer ACV International. Tetra Law advised the seller.N/ACzech Republic; Poland; Slovakia
27-MarGessel; Mrowiec Fialek; NautaDutilh Avocats; PRK Partners; Schoenherr; Selih & PartnersPRK Partners provided legal advice to Komercni Banka, a.s. in connection with financing provided to Avia Prime, a.s. for the acquisition of interests in Linetech S.A. and Adria Airways Technika d.d. Mrowiec Fialek acted as legal counsel to the lender and Gessel advised the debtor on Polish law. Selih & Partners advised the lender and Schoenherr assisted the debtor on Slovenian law. NautaDutilh Avocats advised on Luxembourg Law.EUR15millionCzech Republic; Poland; Slovenia
1-MayDentons; Oncescu & AsociatiiDentons advised VGP on the acquisition of land for envisaged logistics/industrial development in Romania. Oncescu & Asociatii advised the sellerN/ACzech Republic; Romania
11-JanNozdrovicky, Suvert & Co.; Taylor WessingTaylor Wessing Bratislava advised Martinus, s.r.o., the largest online book retailer and the second largest book retailer in Slovakia, on the acquisition of e-shop Gorila.sk and Czech e-shop arara.cz from Beyond Media, s.r.o. Nozdrovicky, Suvert & Co. advised the seller.N/ACzech Republic; SlovakiaHere
18-JanKinstellar; Weinhold LegalWeinhold Legal advised the Sarantis Group on its EUR 8.5 million acquisition of Slovak and Czech cosmetic brand Indulona. The sellers were advised by Kinstellar Bratislava.EUR8.5millionCzech Republic; SlovakiaHere
21-AugAllen & Overy; KinstellarAllen & Overy advised Aegon on the EUR 155 million divestment of its insurance businesses in the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the NN Group. The buyer was advised by Kinstellar.EUR155millionCzech Republic; SlovakiaHere
27-MarKavcic Bracun & Partners; Kirm PerparKirm Perpar advised Czech Banka Creditas on the establishment of securities for a loan provided for financing the purchase of assets in Slovenia. Kavcic Bracun & Partners advised the borrower.EUR2.25millionCzech Republic; SloveniaHere
22-NovKavcic Bracun & Partners; Kirm PerparKirm Perpar advised Czech Banka Creditas on the establishment of securities for a loan provided for financing the purchase of assets in Slovenia. Kavcic Bracun & Partners advised the borrower.EUR13.5millionCzech Republic; Slovenia
8-JanPwC LegalPwC Legal Estonia successfully represented the City of Tartu in disputes relating to EstoniaÍs largest bus transport procurement, which resulted in awarding a public contract worth EUR 66 million to AS GoBus over 10 years.EUR66millionEstonia
10-JanEllex (Raidla); SorainenEllex Raidla advised Nordic Trustee & Agency AB on its role in Future Gaming Group International AB's bond issuance to finance its acquisition of ViisTek Media in Estonia and Unlimited Media in Malta. Sorainen Estonia advised ViisTek Media and its shareholders on that subsequent acquisition.SEK200millionEstoniaHere
11-JanTGS BalticTGS Baltic's banking and finance team advised online trading provider Admiral Markets on a public bond issue.EUR1.8millionEstoniaHere
11-JanSorainenSorainen counseled Rogue Wave Software in the acquisition of ZeroTurnaround, the company behind JRebel, XRebel, and XRebel Hub.N/AEstoniaHere
16-JanCobalt; Ellex (Raidla)Ellex Raidla advised Swedish real estate investor CA Fastigheter AB on the sale of the Postimaja Shopping Center to the Baltic Horizon Fund, advised by CobaltN/AEstoniaHere
19-JanCobalt; NoveNove advised the shareholders of electricity and communication networks construction company Corle on the company's BPM Mezzanine Fund-financed sale to Network Assets. BPM Capital was represented by Cobalt Estonia.N/AEstoniaHere
5-FebCobalt; TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised Euroapteek, a subsidiary of Euroapotheca group, on its acquisition of the Ulikooli Apteek pharmacy chain in Estonia from Yliopiston Apteekki OY, a Finnish state company, which was advised by Cobalt.N/AEstoniaHere
6-FebCobaltCobalt Estonia successfully represented the non-profit association Puskini Instituut and its manager in relation to the charge of embezzlement of money allocated to support the non-profit association by the Narva City Government.N/AEstonia
7-FebPwC LegalPwC Legal Estonia is advising the Tartu City Government on legal matters related to the potential construction of a biorefinery plant by the Emajogi river proposed by EST-FOR Invest OU and the Estonian Government. The value of the contemplated plant is of approximately EUR 1 billion.EUR1billionEstonia
12-FebCobaltCobalt Estonia advised seed investment company Ambient Sound Investment and other sellers on the sale of Ecofleet Holding to Fleet Complete, a global provider of mission-critical fleet, asset, and mobile workforce management solutions.N/AEstoniaHere
12-FebCobaltCobalt Estonia advised seed investment company Ambient Sound Investment and other sellers on the sale of Ecofleet Holding to Fleet Complete, a global provider of mission-critical fleet, asset, and mobile workforce management solutions.N/AEstoniaHere
16-FebLeadell (Pilv)Leadell Pilv successfully represented Aigar Lepp, the manager of Tartu Valla Kommunaal OU and Miljon Motet OU, against charges of corruption brought by the Public Prosecutor's Office including the falsification of and use of a falsified procurement document.N/AEstoniaHere
19-FebFort LegalFort's Tallinn office successfully represented a subsidiary of Baltic real estate fund EfTEN in a dispute against a former lessee.N/AEstoniaHere
22-FebCobaltCobalt advised Alexela Energia on a transaction involving its acquisition of Adven Eesti's natural gas portfolio, and Adven Eesti's acquisition of the natural gas distribution company Gaasienergia AS from Alexela.N/AEstoniaHere
26-FebCobalt; Fort LegalFort Legal advised Eften Kinnisvarafond II AS, the closed-end core real estate fund of Eften Capital, in its acquisition of the Marienthal commercial center in Tallinn. The seller, real estate investment company AS Gildhall, was advised by Cobalt Estonia.N/AEstoniaHere
1-MarPwC LegalPwC Legal advised the Amber Beverage Group on the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Aktsiaselts Remedia by the Amber Beverage Group.N/AEstonia
5-MarCobaltCobalt has advised technology investment fund Rubylight on its investment in London-based Sweatcoin as part of a recently completed USD 5.7-million initial seed stage round of financing.USD5.7millionEstoniaHere
14-MarTGS BalticTGS Baltic's Estonian office advised property lender EstateGuru on its EUR 1.6 million loan to Finnish-based printing house Libris Oy for the purchase of real estate.EUR1.6millionEstoniaHere
14-MarCobaltCobalt advised SmartCap on its investment of EUR 4.2 million into accelerator fund Superangel.EUR4.2millionEstoniaHere
22-MarCobalt; Ellex (Raidla)Ellex Raidla advised pension funds managed by AS LHV Varahaldus and Swedbank Investeerimisfondid AS on their EUR 25 million investment in the bonds of Alexela Tanklad OU to finance the purchase of the Euro Oil petrol station chain. Alexela Tanklad OU was advised by Cobalt.EUR25millionEstoniaHere
26-MarEllex (Raidla); SorainenEllex Raidla advised BaltCap and Unimed Clinics on the purchase of the Eurodent Dental Clinic from Kristjan Gutmann, who was advised by Sorainen.N/AEstoniaHere
26-MarCobaltCobalt advised BPM Mezzanine Fund on its backing of the acquisition of 100% of DenEesti OU by an unidentified buyer.N/AEstoniaHere
1-AprPrimus Derling; TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised major construction materials producer Framm (formerly Talot) on its acquisition of concrete manufacturer Lasbet. Primus Derling provided assistance to Lasbet.N/AEstonia
1-AprPwC LegalPwC Estonia advised Sanatoorius Tervis on contractual matters, including the drafting of a long-term lease contract for a heating pipeline.N/AEstonia
4-AprCobalt; DerlingCobalt advised Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG on its acquisition of Estonian terminal operator Transiidikeskuse AS from Kantauro OU, which was represented by Derling.N/AEstoniaHere
6-AprTGS BalticTGS Baltic advised Eesti Uhistukapital on its acquisition of a 5% stake in Coop Pank from Inbank.N/AEstoniaHere
6-AprNjordNjord assisted Kopikas Entertainment OU in its successful application for a permit to organize remote gambling.N/AEstoniaHere
11-AprApplex Attorneys; JV Lakiasiat; NjordNjord, working with Finland's Applex Attorneys, advised AQ Group AB on its acquisition of 100% of the shares of Mecanova Oy from Nivala, Finland, and its Mecanova OU subsidiary in Estonia. JV Lakiasiat advised the Mecanova shareholders on the sale.N/AEstoniaHere
12-AprPwC LegalPwC Legal Estonia advised the Ferratum Group on the verification and updating of its AML / CFT internal documentation regarding implementation of AMLD4.N/AEstonia
19-AprPwC LegalPwC Legal Estonia advised Crowdcredit in the evaluation of legal risks related to financing for a sale advance for the Adruvahi 9 real estate development project.N/AEstonia
27-AprPwC LegalPwC Legal Estonia advised Crowdcredit in the evaluation of legal risks related to bridge financing for Kiviloo Manor.N/AEstonia
30-AprPwC LegalPwC Legal Estonia advised Coop in its preparations for the GDPR.N/AEstonia
30-AprPwC LegalPwC Legal Estonia advised R-Kiosk in its preparations for the GDPR.N/AEstonia
3-MaySorainenSorainen advised Baltic Horizon Fund, managed by Northern Horizon Capital, on its issuance of five-year unsecured bonds.EUR30millionEstoniaHere
4-MayTGS BalticTGS Baltic has assistsed Cryptus in obtaining virtual currency handling authorization from Estonia's Financial Intelligence Unit to provide services exchanging a virtual currency against a fiat currency as well as virtual currency wallet services.N/AEstoniaHere
7-MaySorainenSorainen Estonia advised Estonian electricity and gas transmission system operator Elering on in its EUR 225 million Eurobond issue.EUR225millionEstoniaHere
9-MayCobaltCobalt Estonia advised AS Alexela Varahaldus on the investment by Wartsila Corporation to Hamina LNG terminal.N/AEstonia
11-MayBNT Attorneys; TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised TKC on the sale of InteliVENT to Zehnder Group, a multinational group producing, developing and selling ventilation and radiator solutions under different brands. BNT Attorneys acted as legal adviser to Zehnder Group.N/AEstonia
14-MayCobaltCobalt advised Estonian-based asset management service provider AS Kawe Kapital on obtaining a license to operate as an investment firm from the Estonian Financial Supervision Authority.N/AEstoniaHere
15-MayEversheds Sutherland; TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised EstateGuru on the establishment of its first institutional credit line with Germany's Varengold Bank AG. The bank was represented by Eversheds Sutherland.N/AEstoniaHere
18-MayCobaltCobalt advised Estonian software company Helmes AS on its launch of an option program that will enable 70 of its employees to become shareholders of the company.N/AEstoniaHere
25-MayCobalt; Pohla & Hallmagi; Thommessen BergenPohla & Hallmagi, working in cooperation with Norwegian law firm Thommessen Bergen, advised Norwegian hotel operator Citybox on its agreement with Estonian company Porto Franco OU to establish a Citybox hotel in Tallin. Cobalt advised Porto Franco on the deal.N/AEstoniaHere
28-MayEllex (Raidla)Ellex Raidla advised Endover Kinnisvara on a EUR 7.5 million bond issuance.EUR7.5millionEstoniaHere
30-MayCobaltCobalt advised Estonian venture capital firm Karma Ventures on its investment in Realeyes, a tech company that uses A.I. and computer vision to help computers read people's emotions.N/AEstoniaHere
30-MayHPP Attorneys; Pohla & HallmagiPohla & Hallmagi advised Hansapost on its merger with Finnish company Hobby Hall. HPP Attorneys advised Hobby Hall Oy and its Finnish shareholders SGN Group Oy and Four P&P Consulting Oy on the merger.N/AEstoniaHere
31-MayPwC LegalPwC Legal Estonia advised Endover in its preparations for the GDPR.N/AEstonia
1-JunDeloitte Legal; Pohla & HallmagiPohla & Homagi advised France's Oberthur Technologies on its agreement with Estonia's Police and Border Guard Board to produce ID cards in the country. The Police & Border Guard Board was represented by Deloitte Legal.N/AEstoniaHere
1-JunEllex (Raidla); TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised Rondam Grupp on its acquisition of a high-rise office building that is currently leased to Luminor Bank and serves as its headquarters. The deal , which included additional financing of the seller's mother company, was structured as a share deal -- and was also a part of a larger deal whereby Nordic Contractor, the financial investor of the sellerÍs mother company, exited the venture. Raidla Ellex advised the seller.N/AEstonia
1-JunPwC Legal_PwC Legal Estonia advised Capfield on the drafting and negotiating of a construction agreement for the expansion of one of its shopping centers.N/AEstonia
1-JunPwC LegalPwC Legal Estonia advised Tervis Spa Group in its preparations for the GDPR.N/AEstonia
11-JunEllex (Raidla)Ellex represented Estonia's Inbank on its acquisition of 100% of the shares of UAB Mokilizingas from shareholders LHV Group and UAB Inovatyvus Prekybos.N/AEstoniaHere
11-JunSorainenSorainen advised Eurovia, a subsidiary of VINCI, on the acquisition of a 75% stake in Estonian infrastructure construction company TREV2 Grupp from BaltCap.N/AEstoniaHere
12-JunSorainenSorainen advised a working group of the Tallinn City government on the development of an anti-corruption strategy for the city.N/AEstoniaHere
13-JunSorainenSorainen Estonia advised Hobbiton, the Estonian handicraft log home producer, on its merger with another Estonian log house producer, Saulerman.N/AEstoniaHere
15-JunPwC LegalPwC Legal Estonia comprehensively assisted auto24 - the administrator of the largest portal for advertisements for the sale of vehicles in Estonia - in their preparations for the GDPR.N/AEstonia
22-JunBaker McKenzie; CobaltCobalt and Baker McKenzie advised on the initial public offering of the shares of Estonian state-owned company AS Tallinna Sadam, the Port of Tallinn.N/AEstoniaHere
25-JunEllex (Raidla)Ellex Raidla advised European Lingerie Group AB in the acquisition of French online lingerie seller Dessus-Dessous.N/AEstoniaHere
26-JunPwC LegalPwC Legal Estonia advised Keskkonnainspektsioon, the Estonian Environmental Inspectorate, on the possibility of recovering the costs of substitutive enforcement in the case of the disposal and recycling of the Tartu Raadi tire heap.N/AEstonia
27-JunLeppik & Partnerid; SorainenSorainen advised Estonian e-cigarette seller Nicorex Baltic, which - together with retailer Veipland - acquired competitor the Elgery Group. Leppik & Partnerid advised the Elgery Group on the transaction.N/AEstoniaHere
1-JulPwC LegalPwC Estonia successfully represented the Estonian Ministry of the Environment in a major public procurement dispute related to a tender to clean up pollution in the area covering the Purtse River, the Kohtla River, and a phenol swamp in Northern Estonia. The courts agreed with the Ministry of the Environment that a tenderer having provided false data could be excluded due to loss of confidence, even if it could qualify otherwise.EUR16millionEstonia
5-JulCobaltCobalt successfully represented AS Ragn-Sells in a dispute against the City of Tallinn. The case involved the unlawful activities of the city in the waste transport area of Tallinn's Kesklinn borough.N/AEstoniaHere
10-JulCobaltCobalt advised Karma Ventures on its investment in MeetFrank, a recruitment startup founded in September 2017.EUR1millionEstoniaHere
16-JulCobaltCobalt Estonia successfully represented the Port of Tallinn in a dispute against Vesta Terminal Tallinn OU.N/AEstoniaHere
18-JulCobaltCobalt Estonia advised the EBRD on its investment of EUR 20 million into the BaltCap Infrastructure Fund.EUR20millionEstoniaHere
20-JulNjordNjord advised SafeEnt Ltd (the Estonian subsidiary of Global Gaming) on its entrance into the Estonian market, and its successful application to the Estonian Tax and Customs Board for a gambling license.N/AEstonia
29-JulPwC LegalPwC Legal Estonia successfully represented Estonian Railways in an important public procurement process for the modernization of traffic management systems on the Laane-Harju railway line. After the procurement process and resolution of procurement disputes at the Public Procurement Review Committee, the Tallinn Administrative Court, the Tallinn Circuit Court, and finally the Supreme Court, Estonian Railways awarded the public contract to Mipro Oy.EUR16.5millionEstonia
2-AugEllex (Raidla)Ellex successfully represented personal transportation company Segway Inc. in a dispute with Estonian company Lara Invest concerning Segway's registered product design rights.N/AEstoniaHere
7-AugCobalt; SorainenCobalt advised Alexela Oil on the acquisition of 220 Energia, an Estonian private-capital-based electricity sales company. The seller, Home of Smart Energy, was represented by Sorainen.N/AEstoniaHere
14-AugCobaltCobalt advised the shareholders of the TMB Group on the sale of their business to the Consolis Group, a company dealing with suppliers of precast concrete solutions.N/AEstoniaHere
29-AugEllex (Raidla); Eversheds SutherlandEllex Raidla advised GrECo JLT, a risk and insurance manager in Central and Eastern Europe, on the acquisition of a stake of over 57% in IIZI Group AS.N/AEstoniaHere
31-AugTGS BalticTGS Baltic advised Estonian electricity and gas system operator Elering on agreements worth approximately EUR 60 million for the construction of the Paldiski compressor station, which will serve the Estonia-Finland Balticconnector gas link, and for the Puiatu compressor station, which will serve the Estonia-Latvia connection.EUR60millionEstoniaHere
6-SepSorainenSorainen advised the Baltic Horizon Fund on listing its 5-year unsecured bonds on the Nasdaq Baltic Bond List.EUR30millionEstoniaHere
11-SepEllex (Raidla); PwC LegalEllex Raidla advised AS Infortar, the majority owner of Estonian shipper Tallink Grupp, on the sale of Pirita Spa Hotel to Purje Vara OU, which was advised by PwC Legal.N/AEstoniaHere
12-SepCobaltCobalt Estonia advised Alexela Kuumasinkitys Oy, a subsidiary of Alexela Group, on the acquisition of Finland's Helon Kuumasinkitys Oy.N/AEstoniaHere
13-SepSorainenSorainen advised the Kaamos Group on the sale of its majority stake in Estonian veneer producer Valmos to Poland's Paged Group.N/AEstoniaHere
18-SepIlyashev & PartnersThe Tallinn office of Ilyashev & Partners advised Cryptagio, a licensed Estonian platform for cryptocurrency exchange, on business operations and business development-related matters.N/AEstoniaHere
24-SepDerling; Pohla & HallmagiPohla & Hallmagi advised Kunda Sadam AS, a company owned by the Baltic Maritime Logistics Group, on the acquisition of Kunda Port from Kunda Nordic Tsement AS, owned by the HeidelbergCement Group. Derling advised the sellers on the sale.N/AEstoniaHere
25-SepPwC LegalPwC Legal Estonia advised Baltic Real Estate OU on the acquisition of real estate from TopSpa Kinnisvara OU in Estonia.N/AEstonia
25-SepPwC LegalPwC Legal Estonia helped SupplierPlus OU, an Estonian fintech company providing a cloud-based supplier financing solution based on blockchain technology, draft its client agreements.N/AEstonia
27-SepCobaltCobalt advised Denmark's Sjolund Group on the acquisition of Estonian metal works company Cutform OU.N/AEstoniaHere
1-OctLexia; TGC BalticTGS Baltic advised Plastone, a subsidiary of Finland's Plastone, on Estonian law aspects on acquiring Ensto EnsekÍs injection moulding machinery. Lexia (Finland) was Plaston's main advisor.EUR1millionEstonia
4-OctCobaltCobalt Estonia advised AKA Investment OU on its acquisition of 95.5% of the shares of AS Wris from Holostovi Kinnisvarahalduse OU.N/AEstonia
8-OctJones Day; SorainenSorainen and Jones Day are representing Windoor in arbitration proceedings at the International Center for the Settlement of Investment Disputes in Washington, D.C., in its EUR 23 million claim against the Republic of Kazakhstan.EUR23millionEstoniaHere
8-OctSorainenSorainen advised CTS Engtec on the purchase of SystemTest, an Estonian company supplying industrial and infrastructure projects with industrial automation systems.N/AEstoniaHere
8-OctTGS BalticTGS Baltic advised Posti on Estonian law aspects of its acquisition of the Suomen Transval Group.N/AEstoniaHere
17-OctEllex (Raidla); TrinitiEllex Raidla advised BaltCap, acting through its DenCap Investments holding company, on the acquisition of Estonian dental care provider Kaarli Hambapolikliinik OU from OU Magnum & Co, OU SILLEVER, and Patre Investeeringud OU. The sellers were advised by Triniti.N/AEstoniaHere
25-OctEllex (Raidla)Ellex Raidla successfully represented Estonia's Environmental Board in a dispute over the damming of a Natura 2000 water body.N/AEstoniaHere
25-OctEllex (Raidla)Ellex Raidla advised the Graanul Invest Group on the sale of its boiler plants, Pelletikute AS, to Estonian energy producer Adven Eesti.N/AEstoniaHere
26-OctPwC Legal; Rask Law FirmThe Rask law firm represented joint bidders Artes Terrae and Alkranel and PwC Legal represented joint bidders OU Keskkonnaprojekt, AS Maves and AS Kobras in their challenge of a decision by Riga's State Support Center to approve the bid by another company - Skepast & Puhkim - to serve as consultant for the Est-For pulp mill special plan.N/AEstoniaHere
26-OctRask Law FirmThe Rask law firm successfully represented Tamsalu Uus Apteek OU in Estonia's Supreme Court, gaining what it describes as "a landmark victory in the field of pharmacies owned by pharmacists."N/AEstoniaHere
29-OctCobaltCobalt advised Visma on the acquisition of Merit Tarkvara from its shareholders.N/AEstoniaHere
29-OctCobalt; SorainenSorainen advised Livonia Partners and its portfolio company Ha Serv on its merger with wood manufacturing company Thermory. Cobalt advised the founders and management of Ha Serv on the merger.N/AEstoniaHere
30-OctCobalt; Ellex (Raidla)Ellex advised the Consolis Group on the acquisition of Estonian company TMB AS. The sellers, TMB's shareholders, were represented by Cobalt.N/AEstoniaHere
30-OctRask Law FirmRask advised Elle Capital on its exit from real estate development and management company Arealis.N/AEstoniaHere
9-NovEllex (Raidla)Ellex Raidla successfully represented the BLRT Group in a dispute against motorcycle racer Anastassia Kovalenko regarding the accuracy of allegations she published in the media and in her master's thesis.N/AEstoniaHere
12-NovCobaltCobalt Estonia successfully represented Lennuabi, a company specializing in obtaining compensation for flight delays or cancellations, in a dispute with the Smartlynx airline in the Harju County Court.N/AEstoniaHere
12-NovEllex (Raidla)Ellex Raidla advised LHV Group AS on the public offer, listing, and admission to trading of subordinated bonds.N/AEstoniaHere
12-NovTGS balticThe Estonian office of TGS Baltic advised the Astel Group on its acquisition of a 95% shareholding in Rakvere Metsamajand, the oldest timber log house manufacturer in the Baltics, from Viru Puit.N/AEstoniaHere
13-NovEversheds Sutherland; SorainenEversheds Sutherland Ots & Co advised Estonian software company Scoro in a EUR 4.4 million Series A funding round involving venture capital fund Livonia Partners and existing investors, Inventure and Tera Ventures. Sorainen advised Livonia Partners on the round.EUR6.1millionEstoniaHere
13-NovIntegritesThe Estonian office of Cobalt advised and successfully represented long-term client AS Ragn-Sells against a monetary claim made against it.N/AEstoniaHere
16-NovNoveNove successfully represented Nasdaq Tallinn AS in a Tallinn Stock Exchange Arbitration against Olympic Entertainment Group AS involving a decision of Nasdaq Tallinn's Listing and the Surveillance Committee.N/AEstoniaHere
20-NovEllex (Raidla)Ellex Raidla assisted Luminor with the establishment of a European Medium Term Note program in the amount of EUR 3 billion.EUR3billionEstoniaHere
20-NovCobaltCobalt Estonia advised real estate management company Pirita Tee Development OU on the sale of Kadrioru Arikeskus, Kadriorg's business center in Tallinn, to EfTEN Real Estate Fund 4.N/AEstoniaHere
20-NovCobalt; Eversheds SutherlandCobalt successfully represented AS Poohtech and Activity OU in litigation before the Supreme Court in a dispute concerning approval of annual reports. The defendant was advised by Eversheds Sutherland.N/AEstoniaHere
20-NovCobaltCobalt successfully represented the European Commission in a dispute with the Republic of Estonia in the Court of Justice of the European Union regarding the amount to be charged for surplus sugar stocks.N/AEstoniaHere
22-NovCobaltCobalt successfully represented AS Ragn-Sells in a dispute with the City of Tallinn regarding waste transport in the city's Nomme and Lasnamae neighborhoods.N/AEstoniaHere
28-NovSorainenSorainen advised A-Ulevaatus on its acquisition of Rael's inspection stations.N/AEstoniaHere
28-NovEversheds SutherlandEversheds Sutherland's teams in Estonia and the US advised Click & Grow, the producer of smart indoor gardens, in the closing of a financing round through which the company raised over USD 11 million.USD11millionEstoniaHere
4-DecCobalt; TrinitiCobalt Estonia advised European Diversified Infrastructure Fund II SPSC, a long-term infrastructure fund managed by First State Investments, on its acquisition of 85% of shares in Utilitas. Triniti advised the sellers.EUR320millionEstoniaHere
11-DecEllex (Raidla)Ellex Raidla advised Tallink on its public offering on Nasdaq Helsinki.N/AEstoniaHere
12-DecSorainenSorainen was appointed as legal advisor to the FinEst Bay Area Development tunnel project, designed to enable a safe, high-speed connection between Helsinki Vantaa Airport and Tallinn Airport.N/AEstoniaHere
12-DecSorainenSorainen Estonia acted as Estonian adviser to a syndicate of banks consisting of Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken, Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, and HSH Nordbank in financing the investment of European Diversified Infrastructure Fund II SPSc in Utilitas.N/AEstoniaHere
14-DecCobaltCobalt advised MCF Group Estonia on the development of a data center to be built in the Estonian city of Saue in 2019.EUR100millionEstoniaHere
8-JanTGS BalticTGS Baltic represented Credit Value Investments and the funds managed by it during an investment procedure in bonds of AB Civinity.EUR11millionEstonia; LatviaHere
4-MayTGS BalticTGS Baltic advised Swedish company Bergs Timber on its acquisition of Vika Wood and Byko-lat (Latvia), EWP AS and Laesti AS (Estonia), and Norvik Shipping (United Kingdom) from Icelandic Norvik hf.N/AEstonia; LatviaHere
5-OctCobaltCobalt advised A-Katsastus and Bridgepoint on the sale of the A-Katsastus Group's business operations in Sweden, Estonia, Latvia, and Poland to pan-European private equity advisory group IK Investment Partners.N/AEstonia; LatviaHere
19-OctTGS BalticTGS Baltic assisted Kapitel with the reorganization of ELL Buve SIA by spinning-off the newly-established SK 23 SIA.EUR2millionEstonia; Latvia
10-JanEllex (Klavins); Ellex (Raidla); Ellex (Valiunas); Motieka & Audzevicius; Skrastins & Dzenis; TarkEllex advised OP Financial Group on its sale of all shares of non-life insurance company Seesam Insurance AS to Vienna Insurance Group. Skrastins & Dzenis in Latvia, Tark in Estonia, and Motieka & Audzevicius in Lithuania advised VIG on the acquisition.N/AEstonia; Latvia; LithuaniaHere
16-JanDLA Piper; Glimstedt; SorainenSorainen, working with DLA Piper, advised insurance broker company Aon Baltic on its acquisition of Balto Link. The sellers were advised by Glimstedt.N/AEstonia; Latvia; LithuaniaHere
22-JanTGS BalticTGS Baltic advised the Fluid Handling Solutions business group of Axel Johnson International on its acquisition of Bahr Pump OU in Estonia, Pumptechnique SIA in Latvia, and Flow Technologies UAB in Lithuania.N/AEstonia; Latvia; LithuaniaHere
14-MarCobaltCobalt advised Luminor on the company's management structure reorganization.N/AEstonia; Latvia; LithuaniaHere
6-JunEllex (Klavins); Ellex (Raidla); Ellex (Valiunas); Thommessen BergenEllex advised Eesti Energia subsidiary Enefit Green AS on its acquisition of 100% the shares in Nelja Energia AS from Vardar Eurus AS and Nelja Energia's minority shareholders. The sellers were represented by Norway's Thomessen law firm.N/AEstonia; Latvia; LithuaniaHere
12-JulCobaltCobalt advised Luminor on its successful application to the European Central Bank for permission to merge all its banks in the Baltics.N/AEstonia; Latvia; LithuaniaHere
14-AugCobalt; TGS BalticCobalt, in cooperation with Setterwalls, advised SEB and Swedbank on their extension of EUR 185 million syndicated loan facilities to the Euroapotheca pharmacy chain. Euroapotheca was assisted by TGS Baltic.EUR185millionEstonia; Latvia; LithuaniaHere
31-AugTGS BalticTGS Baltic provided legal support to the Moller group on asset restructuring in the Baltics in relation to the intended sale of the group's real property portfolio.EUR11millionEstonia; Latvia; Lithuania
20-SepAllen & Overy; Cobalt; Ellex (Klavins); Ellex (Raidla); Ellex (Valiunas); HamiltonEllex, Allen & Overy, and Hamilton advised Blackstone on the EUR 1 billion acquisition by a consortium of private equity funds it manages of a 60% stake in Luminor from Nordea Bank AB and DNB Bank ASA. Cobalt advised Luminor on the sale.EUR1billionEstonia; Latvia; LithuaniaHere
10-OctKronbergs Cukste Levin; Motieka & AudzeviciusMotieka & Audzevicius advised Kesko Senukai on the acquisition of the "1A" e-commerce business in all three Baltic States from SIA MZ Investments, SIA GS, and SIA KP Investments. Kronbergs Cukste Levin advised the sellers on the deal.N/AEstonia; Latvia; LithuaniaHere
17-DecCobalt; Ellex (Valiunas); Motieka & Audzevicius; SorainenMotieka & Audzevicius advised the Publicum Group and Cobalt advised the Idea Group in joining forces to create the largest integrated communications group in the Baltic States and on their entrance into a joint venture with worldwide communications group Havas. Havas acquired 51% of Baltic Media Holding OU -- the controlling entity of operating companies which were part of the Publicum and Idea groups. Ellex Valiunas advised the shareholders of UAB Good One and UAB Socialus Marketingas which have been bought by Publicum Group and Sorainen advised Havas.N/AEstonia; Latvia; Lithuania
10-SepTGS BalticTGS Baltic advised mBank Spolka Akcyjna on financing it provided, along with MCI.Creditventures 2.0 Fundusz Inwestycyjny Zamkniety, to the Morele group, in the form of a credit facility and bond issue.PLN16millionandPLN40millionEstonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Poland
17-SepCobalt; Roschier; TGS Baltic; Vinge; Wolf TheissTGS Baltic and Sweden's Vinge Law Firm advised IK Investment Partners on the acquisition of A-Katsastus Group's operations in the Baltics, Sweden, and Poland. Sweden's Roschier Law Firm and Cobalt advised A-Katsastus Group and its subsidiary A-Katsastus.N/AEstonia; Latvia; Lithuania; PolandHere
26-FebEllex; Nobles; Noerr; Stelios AmericanosNoerr was lead counsel to Union Tank Eckstein in relation to its acquisition of 51% of the shares of Polish company Timex Card, a franchisee and distributor of UTA service cards for car fleets issued by Union Tank Eckstein. Ellex advised UTA on Estonian, Latvian, and Lithuanian matters, Nobles advised UTA on Ukrainian law, and Stelios Americanos advised it on Cypriot law issues.N/AEstonia; Latvia; Lithuania; UkraineHere
10-JanCobalt; Ellex (Valiunas)Cobalt Estonia advised BaltCap on the sale of 100% of its shares in Magnetic MRO to Guangzhou Hangxin Aviation Technology. The buyer was advised by Ellex.EUR43millionEstonia; LithuaniaHere
21-MarTGS BalticTGS Baltic advised joint bookrunners Dom Maklerski PKO Banku Polskiego, Swedbank, and Trigon Dom Maklerski on the IPO of Baltic tour operator AB Novaturas in Lithuania and Estonia.N/AEstonia; LithuaniaHere
28-MayEllex (Valiunas)Ellex Valiunas advised Estonia's Inbank on its acquisition of 100% of the shares of UAB Mokilizingas from shareholders AS LHV Group and UAB Inovatyvus Prekybos Sprendimai.EUR15millionEstonia; LithuaniaHere
10-JulCobalt; TGS BalticCobalt advised MyInvest Estonia on its sale of the Bauhof hardware store chain to Lithuanian hardware store chain Ermitazas, a subsidiary of the Vilniaus Prekyba Group. TGS Baltic advised Ermitazas.N/AEstonia; LithuaniaHere
11-DecNorton Rose Fulbright; Sorainen; TGS BalticSorainen advised Pigu.lt and its shareholders on its merger with Morele.net. Polish private equity group MCI, an investor in both Pigu.lt and Morele.net., was advised by Norton Rose Fulbright and TGS Baltic on the deal.EUR30millionEstonia; Lithuania; PolandHere
1-AugRedcliffe PartnersRedcliffe Partners advised Brightgrove with respect to customer contracts and labor law issues.N/AGermany; Ukraine
5-JanDrakopoulosDrakopoulos, acting on behalf of JetAir, conducted a legal due diligence project on the real estate assets owned by a hotel resort in Rhodes, Greece, pursuant to enforcement proceedings to be initiated by JetAir against the resort.N/AGreece
12-JanAlexiou-Kosmopoulos; DLA Piper;DLA Piper advised the Marguerite Fund on its acquisition of a 10% stake in Fraport Greece, the owner and operator of 14 regional airports in Greece. Greek counsel was provided by Alexiou-Kosmopoulos.N/AGreeceHere
22-JanDrakopoulos; Squire Patton BoggsDrakopoulos, together with Squire Patton Boggs, helped Voiceweb settle a breach of contract case against Sonatel (Orange Senegal), with respect to a Mega Promo SMS campaign project.N/AGreece
30-JanDrakopoulosDrakopoulos advised AIM-listed Secure Property Development & Investment on the collection of an unspecified amount under a loan agreement concluded in a convertible structure for the purposes of partially funding the acquisition of Romanian logistics assets.EUR4millionGreece
6-MarInce & Co.; Orrick; Seward & KisselOrrick's London team advised Precitox Holdings, Oratosio Holdings, and Humberto Finance on the USD 367 million sale of 100% of the share capital of H.E.C. Europe Limited to Aegean Marine Petroleum Network. Aegean was advised by Ince & Co and Seward & Kissel.USD367millionGreeceHere
29-MarWatson Farley & Williams; White & CaseWhite & Case advised Energean on a USD 180 million reserve-based lending facility in relation to its Greek assets provided by the EBRD, the Black Sea Trade Development Bank, Romanian Ex-Im Bank, Banca Comerciala Intesa Sanpaolo Romania, and HSBC (acting as agent and security agent). Watson Farley & Williams advised the lenders on financing designed for the development of the Prinos Basin offshore of Greece. The new facility is an amendment, restatement, and extension to an existing USD 75 million facility granted to Energean by the EBRD in 2016.USD180millionGreeceHere
18-JunKaratzas & PartnersKaratzas & Partners advised B2Holding on its acquisition of a portfolio of under-performing and non-performing consumer and small business loans worth EUR 3.6 billion from Alpha Bank.EUR3.6billionGreeceHere
19-JunKaratzas & Partners; Zepos & YannopoulosKaratzas & Partners advised Bain Capital on the acquisition of a secured corporate NPE portfolio from Piraeus Bank equivalent to EUR 1.95 million of legal claims or EUR 1.45 million gross book value. Piraeus Bank was advised by Zepos & Yannopoulos.EUR1.95millionGreeceHere
13-JulAnna Panagou and Nektarios Makrystathis Law Office; DrakopoulosDrakopoulos represented TUI France before the Court of First Instance of Athens in a case of hotelier agentÍs compensation and alleged damages. The Anna Panagou and Nektarios Makrystathis Law Office represented the claimant.EUR3.1millionGreece
26-JulKyriakides GeorgopoulosKyriakides Georgopoulos advised Alpha Bank on financing the acquisition of Golf Residencies SA, which owns and operates five luxury hotels and resorts formerly belonging to the Sbokos Hotel Group.N/AGreeceHere
26-JulKyriakides GeorgopoulosKyriakides Georgopoulos advised the European Investment Bank and Alpha Bank A.E. on the financing of two wind parks in northern Greece.N/AGreeceHere
3-AugNorton Rose Fulbright; Watson Farley & WilliamsNorton Rose Fulbright advised Alpha Bank on the EUR 30 million non-recourse financing of a greenfield onshore wind power project developed by Eoliki Energiaki Achladotopos S.A., a Greek subsidiary of Total Eren, in Evia, Greece. Watson, Farley & Williams advised the sponsor.EUR30millionGreeceHere
14-AugKaratzas & PartnersKaratzas & Partners advised AutoHellas S.A., an independent car leasing company in Greece, and StormHarbour, as the arranger, on the securitization of automotive leases for small and medium-sized enterprises originated by Autohellas. The transaction was funded by the European Investment Bank, the European Investment Fund, KfW, and the EBRD.N/AGreeceHere
18-SepKyriakides GeorgopoulosThe KG Law Firm advised Senfluga Energy Infrastructure Holding on the debt financing of 64.22% of the cost of the acquisition by the company of 66% of the shares of Hellenic Gas Transmission System Operator S.A.N/AGreeceHere
19-SepKyriakides GeorgopoulosKyriakides Georgopoulos advised Sinsin Europe Solar Asset Limited Partnership on the acquisition of a portfolio of 15MW photovoltaic projects from an unidentified seller.N/AGreeceHere
20-SepDrakopoulos; Osborne ClarkeDrakopoulos, coordinated by Osborne Clarke, advised Leaseplan Corporation, a Dutch fleet management company, with respect to the terms and conditions of its sales agreement related to the use of Leaseplan's online e-auction platform.N/AGreece
21-SepKyriakides GeorgopoulosKyriakides Georgopoulos advised Alpha Bank in relation to the financing of two Sumec Clean Energy Ltd. wind parks.N/AGreeceHere
24-SepKyriakides GeorgopoulosKyriakides Georgopoulos helped Axpo Trading AG obtain a Gas Supply License and Electricity Trading License in Greece.N/AGreeceHere
24-SepKyriakides GeorgopoulosKyriakides Georgopoulos assisted Blue Grid Gas and Power S.A. with the formulation of a proposed contract to be used with customers.N/AGreeceHere
24-SepKyriakides GeorgopoulosKyriakides Georgopoulos advised Public Power Corporation Renewables on the formulation of tender rules for the selection of a strategic partner to participate in the Biomass CHP Plant Company as an equity partner with a 51% stake.N/AGreeceHere
15-OctBernitsas; Koutalidis; White & CaseWhite & Case, working with Greece's Koutalidis Law Firm, advised the four systemic Greek banks - Alpha Bank, Eurobank, National Bank of Greece, and Piraeus Bank - on their entry into a servicing agreement with Italian credit institution doBank S.p.A. Bernitsas advised doBank on Greek law matters.N/AGreeceHere
18-OctDrakopoulosDrakopoulos represented Samsung Electronics in criminal court of Thessaloniki against a counterfeit trader, who was ultimately convicted and sentenced to 11 years of imprisonment plus a penalty of EUR 32,000 and a 3-year deprivation of political rights.N/AGreece
28-NovKG LawKG Law advised EDPR S.U.L. in the first call for RES Tenders.N/AGreeceHere
3-DecDrakopoulosDrakopoulos advised Vitaria, an Oracle Systems integrator incorporated and registered in Cyprus, with respect to the incorporation of a Greek branch and its registration with the Greek tax authorities.N/AGreece
30-OctDrakopoulosDrakopoulos advised Gradista, a Greek-Cypriot real estate fund, on its participation in a joint venture for the management and development of certain special purpose vehicles owning real estate assets in Greece. Both Gradista and the remaining investors participated in the financing of the joint venture through equity in the form of shareholders loans.EUR5millionGreece; Romania
1-JanClifford Chance; Hengeler Mueller; Lakatos, Koves & Partners; Norton Rose Fulbright; SchoenherrLKT, working with Clifford Chance China, conducted a due diligence on the operation of the Hungarian subsidiary of BoschÍs starters and generators business as part of Zhengzhou Coal Mining Machinery (Group) Co., Ltd's acquisition of BoschÍs starters and generators business in a global transaction. Schoenherr advised Robert Bosch GmbH on the sale. Norton Rose Fulbright advised the buyer. Hengeler Mueller advised the seller as local counsel.EUR500millionHungary
1-JanDLA PiperDLA Piper advised Teknikum Yhtiot Oy on the acquisition of a 25.6% stake to add to its existing 24.9% stake in T-Plasztik Kft, a Hungarian family-established enterprise engaged in rubber and plastic production and foam processing.N/AHungary
1-JanDLA PiperDLA Piper acted as Hungarian legal counsel to the production of a theatrical motion picture with the working title ñMarbleî, starring Jennifer Lawrence.N/AHungary
4-JanDeloitte Legal; DentonsDentons advised Enterprise Investors on the sale by its Polish Enterprise Fund VI of 100% of shares in Netrisk.hu to MCI.EuroVentures of MCI Capital Group. Deloitte Legal advised the buyers on the transaction.EUR56.5millionHungaryHere
9-JanDLA Piper; KinstellarDLA Piper advised Eni regarding the disposal its shares in Tigaz Group. The buyer, MET Holding, was advised by Kinstellar.N/AHungaryHere
11-JanCMS; DentonsDentons advised the London branch of UniCredit Bank AG and MUFG as coordinators on a EUR 750 million revolving credit facility provided by a group of 13 banks to MOL Plc, the Hungarian multinational oil and gas company. CMS advised MOL on the deal.EUR750millionHungaryHere
23-JanCerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati; CMSCHSH advised CA Immobilien Anlagen AG on the sale of the Infopark Building A office complex in Budapest from the Magyar Posta Takarek Ingatlan Befektetesi Alap real estate fund, owned by Magyar Posta and managed by Diofa Alapkezelo Zrt. CMS advised the sellers on the deal.N/AHungaryHere
1-FebDentons; Lakatos, Koves & PartnersLKT advised Care Park on its acquisition of six underground car parks in central Budapest. Dentons advised the seller.EUR19millionHungary
1-FebLakatos, Koves & Partners; Peter Metzinger law officeLKT advised CG Power on the sale of its Hungarian industrial transformation business to Ganz Villamossagi Zrt. The Peter Metzinger law office advised the buyer.N/AHungary
8-FebEY Law; KinstellarEY Law Hungary advised Magyar Takarekszovetkezeti Bank Zrt. on the EUR 12.5 million refinancing of Korda Studios, located in Etyek, Hungary. The borrower was represented by Kinstellar.EUR12.5millionHungaryHere
15-FebCMSCMS advised Goodman, an Australian integrated commercial and industrial property group, on the development of an 87,200 square meter greenfield logistics facility in Hungary.N/AHungaryHere
16-FebLakatos, Koves & Partners; Szecsenyi & PartnersLakatos, Koves & Partners advised Atrium Properties on its sale of the EuroCenter Obuda Shopping Center in Budapest and the Family Center Shopping Center and the Praktiker Department Store in Szombathely, Hungary, to Hungarian real estate developer Wing Zrt. The buyer was advised by Szecsenyi & Partners.N/AHungaryHere
1-MarDLA PiperDLA Piper acted as Hungarian legal counsel on the production of "Blade Runner 2", a multi-million dollar sequel to the eighties movie "Blade Runner".N/AHungary
1-MarDLA PiperDLA Piper advised Colette Film Holdings Ltd / Colette Film Productions Limited on the production of the motion picture ñColette,î starring Keira Knightley and Dominic West.N/AHungary
9-MarCMSCMS Budapest advised Belgian real estate developer Atenor on the sale of Building D of the Vaci Greens complex to an unnamed Hungarian fund.N/AHungaryHere
18-MarDLA Piper; Kalo Kicska Law FirmDLA Piper advised Hydro Extrusion Hungary Kft. in connection with a lease agreement entered into with Science Office Complex Kft. for various premises in Science Park, a class A office building located in the 11th district of Budapest. The Kalo Kicska Law Firm advised the landlord.N/AHungary
19-MarDeloitte Legal; NoerrNoerr advised Prologis on the sale of Prologis Park Hegyeshalom, in Hungary, to Horvath Rudolf Intertransport Kft. The buyer was represented by Deloitte Hungary.N/AHungaryHere
21-MarEY LawSolo practitioner Andrea Zsuzsanna Kovacs advised Austrian investor List Group on the sale of its Austria House office building to a Hong Kong-based company backed by overseas investors. The buyers were advised by EY Law Hungary.N/AHungaryHere
21-MarKovacs Reti Szegheo; OppenheimKRS Kovacs Reti Szegheo successfully represented the liquidator of Buda-Cash against Saxo Bank in the Metropolitan Regional Court in Hungary. Saxo Bank was advised by Oppenheim.N/AHungaryHere
26-MarCerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati; Hogan LovellsCHSH advised GalGap Europe on its acquisition of a mixed-purpose property named "Central Udvar" in the heart of Budapest that is administered on behalf of a separate account for a German pension scheme by Institutional Investment Partners. Partos & Noblet in cooperation with Hogan Lovells advised the seller.N/AHungaryHere
1-AprDeloitte Legal; Lakatos, Koves & PartnersLKT advised Stonehill and IC Campus in connection with all Hungarian legal aspects of its acquisition of real properties to be used for development of major student housing facilities in a university district in Budapest. Deloitte Legal advised the sellers.N/AHungary
1-AprDLA PiperDLA Piper advised Atlantic 2.1 Entertainment Group, Inc./ Pioneer Stillking Genius Kft on the production of season 2 of the "Genius aka Picasso" television series.N/AHungary
1-AprKardos, Peto and Torocsik Law Firm; SchoenherrSchoenherr advised Citoxlab on its acquisition of Solvo Biotechnology. Kardos, Peto, and Torocsik Law Firm advised the sellers.N/AHungary
16-AprLakatos, Koves & PartnersLakatos, Koves & Partners advised Waberer's throughout the buyout of its minority partner, Lorand Szemerey. Szemerey was represented by the Botos Law Office.N/AHungaryHere
17-AprHBK Partners; Sarhegyi And PartnersHBK Partners advised MKB Bank on the sale of its non-performing retail mortgage loan portfolio, secured mostly by residential mortgages, to MKK Hungarian Debt Management Company. Sarhegyi and Partners advised MKK Zrt. on the acquisition.EUR300millionHungary
25-AprKertesz es Tarsa Law Office; Lakatos, Koves & PartnersLKT advised the Mattoni Group on the sale of its luxury real estate portfolio in Budapest, consisting of 41 residential and five retail units in 21 different buildings and 16 other properties. Kertsz es Tarsa Law Office advised the buyer.N/AHungary
1-MayNagy es TrocsanyiNagy es Trocsanyi succesfully represented FBZ, the business leader in the Hungarian feather industry, in a tax dispute regarding diverse VAT claims.N/AHungary
2-MayHBK Partners; Kertesz And Partners; Lakatos, Koves & PartnersHBK Partners and Kertesz & Partners advised Status Power Invest Zrt. on its acquisition of an additional 36% stake in Matrai Power Plant from EP Power Europe A.S., a Czech energy holding company. The seller was represented by Lakatos, Koves & Partners.N/AHungaryHere
7-MaySar & PartnersSar & Partners represented Herend Porcelain Manufactory in litigation against ZARA Home Ltd. on intellectual property rights related to an alleged infringement of the Herend Porcelain Manufactory collection.N/AHungaryHere
14-MayHogan Lovells; Partos & NobletPartos & Noblet in co-operation with Hogan Lovells advised KPMG Global Services on negotiations for a new lease agreement for space in the Advance Tower Office Buildings on the Vaci corridor in Budapest. The landlord, Futureal, was advised by solo practitioner Roland Jabronka.N/AHungaryHere
23-MayBekes Partners; Dentons; HBK Partners; JeantetHBK Partners and Bekes Partners advised Novohot Kft. on the acquisition of Hotel Novotel Szeged from Accor Hotels. Jeantet and Dentons advised Accor Hotels in the sale.N/AHungaryHere
28-MayCMS; OppenheimOppenheim advised IAD Investments, an independent Slovak asset management company, on the acquisition of the Dunaharaszti industrial park on behalf of its Prvy Realitny fond. The seller, IPD, was advised by CMS.N/AHungaryHere
9-JunGabor Molnar attorney at law; George Y. Yiangou; Lakatos, Koves & Partners; Ospelt & Partner Attorneys at Law; Specht & PartnersLKT advised VTB Bank (Europe) SE on the refinancing of Immobilia Zrt.. Also advising VTB were George Y. Yiangou LLC (on Cyprus law) and Ospelt & Partner Attorneys at Law (on Liechtenstein law). Benisch Meszaros Specht & Partner Attorneys at Law and Gabor Molnar Attorney at Law advised the borrowers.EUR40.5millionHungary
28-JunClifford Chance; Lakatos, Koves & Partners; McCann FitzGerald; SchoenherrLKT and Clifford Chance (on English law) advised DVB Bank SE on the financing of the acquisition of a railcar portfolio by Touax Group. The borrowers were advised by Schoenherr Budapest and McCann FitzGerald.EUR76.92millionHungary
1-JulCMS; Lakatos, Koves & PartnersLKT advised JP Morgan in relation to the redemption of its facility to Lone Star/Hudson granted in relation to the acquisition of Hungarian shopping centers. CMS advised the borrower.EUR500millionHungary
1-JulNagy es TrocsanyiNagy es Trocsanyi represented Hungary, an intervener, before the General Court of the European Union in the Austria v Commission case launched in 2015, the subject matter of which was the Commission's resolution permitting state aid from the UK to the Hinkley Point C atomic energy plant project. The judgement approving the Commission's decision was released in July 2018N/AHungary
1-JulDLA PiperDLA Piper Hungary successfully represented WHB Befektetesi Kft. and Epito-es Epuletkarbantarto Zrt. (both active in Hungary's construction industry) in a merger clearance proceeding.N/AHungary
5-JulOppenheim; Szecsenyi & PartnersOppenheim advised Triuva on the sale of the Infopark D Office Building in the South Buda area of the Hungarian capital to property development and investment company Wing Zrt. The buyer was represented by Szecsenyi and Partners.N/AHungaryHere
9-JulDentonsThe Budapest office of Dentons advised ARX Equity Partners on the acquisition of a majority stake in TMX Mobile Solutions from Kekbegy Property Kft. Solo practitioner Ivan Varga advised Kekbegy Property.N/AHungaryHere
26-JulKirkland & Ellis; Lakatos, Koves & Partners; Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Wolf TheissLKT and Weil, Gotshal & Manges advised Barclays Bank plc, as to Hungarian and English law, respectively, on the financing of the acquisition of the Vita Group. The borrowers were advised by Wolf Theiss Budapest and Kirkland & Ellis.EUR130millionHungary
1-AugLakatos, Koves & PartnersLKT advised Indotek in relation to the acquistion of an NPL portfolio from Szanalasi Koveteleskezelesi Zrt. It also advised Indotek on the financing for the acquisitionN/AHungary
1-SepDLA PiperDLA Piper advised Radical Mars Ltd / Pioneer Stillking Mars 2 Kft on the second production season of the episodic ñMARSî television series.N/AHungary
19-SepCMS; DentonsCMS Budapest advised private equity firm Lone Star on selling the Mammut shopping centre to NEPI Rockcastle, which was advised by Dentons.EUR254millionHungary
19-SepAkin Gump; Lakatos, Koves & Partners; Linklaters; RSM LegalLKT advised Mercuria Energy Trading SA on financing provided to Aspect Holdings, LLC. Linklaters advised the lender on English law and the borrowers were advised by RSM Legal and Akin Gump.EUR55.825millionHungary
21-SepKinstellar; Lakatos, Koves & PartnersLKT advised Indotek Group on the acquisition of three significant shopping malls across Hungary -- the Duna Plaza (Budapest),æAlba Plaza (Szekesfehervar), and Nyir Plaza (Nyiregyhaza) -- from French real estate investor Klepierre. Kinstellar advised the seller.N/AHungary
25-SepClifford Chance; Lakatos, Koves & Partners; Zsolt Szita Law OfficeLKT provided Hungarian law advice to Deutsche Bank AG, Erste Group and JP Morgan Securities (as joint lead managers) of a EUR 1 billion sovereign bond issuance by Hungary. Clifford Chance advised the lead managers on English law and the issuer was advised by the Zsolt Szita Law Office.EUR1billionHungary
25-SepDentons; Tenk Law FirmDentons advised the Globe Trade Centre S.A. real estate company on its 100% acquisition of a real property located on the Vaci Corridor in Budapest. The seller, Masped Zrt., was represented by the Tenk Law Firm.N/AHungaryHere
1-OctClifford Chance; Lakatos, Koves & PartnersLKT advised Patrizia Gewerbeinvest Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft mbH, acting on behalf of Patrizia Buro-Invest Europa I, on the sale of a Hungarian office building. Clifford Chance Frankfurt was the global advisor.N/AHungary
19-OctEY Law; Szecsenyi & PartnersEY Hungary advised a Hong Kong-based private investment fund partnering with Wigan Acquisitions as local co-investment partner on the acquisition of the K6 office building in downtown Budapest. The seller, a US-based real estate investment company, was represented by Szecsenyi & Partners.N/AHungaryHere
31-OctDentons; NGYL PartnersDentons advised Skanska on its sale of Mill Park, a two-building office project in Budapest, to the real estate fund of Erste Alapkezelo Zrt., a subsidiary of Erste Asset Management GmbH. The buyer was represented by NGYL Partners.N/AHungaryHere
16-NovClifford Chance; CMS; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Lakatos, Koves & PartnersLKT and Clifford Chance advised a syndicate of banks consisting of Bank of America Merrill Lynch International Limited, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., London Branch, ING Bank N.V., London Branch, Societe Generale S.A. Frankfurt Branch, and Raiffeisen Bank International AG, as lenders, Global Loan Agency Services Limited as agent, Glas Trust Corporation Limited as security agent, and Artemis Group as borrower and guarantors regarding Hungarian aspects of the provision of a EUR 310 million senior secured facility for the purpose of acquiring PHM Topco 27 S.a r.l. and its subsidiaries. CMS Budapest and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer advised the borrowers.EUR310millionHungary
28-NovClifford Chance; Gleiss Lutz; Lakatos, Koves & Partners; SchoenherrLKT and Clifford Chance advised a syndicate of banks consisting of Barclays Bank PLC, HSBC Bank plc, HSBC Trinkaus & Burkhardt AG, Morgan Stanley Bank International Limited, Morgan Stanley Senior Funding, Inc. and Unicredit Bank AG, on Hungarian and English law, respectively, on a loan to the Atlas Group as original borrowers for the purposes of acquiring the Coveris Group in the amount of EUR 437 million. The borrowers were advised by Schoenherr Budapest and Gleiss Lutz.EUR437millionHungary
6-DecCMS; DLA PiperCMS Budapest advised the Futureal Group on the sale of its six existing office buildings and two office buildings currently under construction in Budapest, together referred to as the Corvin Office Portfolio, to OTP Real Estate Investment Fund Management. DLA Piper represented the OTP Group on the acquisition.N/AHungaryHere
17-DecCMS; DLA Piper; NoerrCMS Budapest advised Siemens on the sale and leaseback of its nearly 40,000 square meter site on Gizella Road in Budapest. DLA Piper advised Wing, the buyer, and Noerr advised K&H Bank on the financing for the deal.N/AHungary
1-AprDLA PiperDLA Piper advised Spinel Productions and Spinel Films Ltd. (Hungary) on the production of the theatrical motion picture "The Spy Who Dumped Me".N/AHungary, England, Wales
1-JunDLA Piper; Sunjka Law FirmThe Sunjka Law Firm advised Falkensteiner Hotels & Residences on its long-term lease of a hotel resort in Budva, Montenegro. DLA Piper advised the lessor.N/AHungary, Montenegro
10-JanCvetkovic, Skoko & Jovicic; Deloitte LegalDeloitte Legal Serbia provided local advice to the OTP Group in relation to the EUR 32.5 million refinancing of a shopping mall project in Serbia. The borrowers were advised by Cvetkovic, Skoko & Jovicic.N/AHungary; Montenegro; Serbia
1-MarHCB Solicitors; Kinstellar; K&L GatesK&L Gates and Kinsteller advised Innovation Nest on its investment in Antavo, which was advised by HCB Solicitors.N/AHungary; Poland
4-DecDentonsDentons advised Enlight Renewable Energy on contract negotiations for the construction of three solar power plants in Hungary, with an aggregate capacity of approximately 57 MW. The firm also assisted Enlight in obtaining HUF 15 billion (around EUR 45 million) in financing for the project.EUR45millionHungary; PolandHere
8-OctDvorak Hager & Partners; Law Firm MCL; Specht & Partners advised the buyer on Hungarian law.Dvorak Hager & Partners and Benisch Meszaros Specht & Partners represented the Max Aicher Group on its acquisition of a part of a steel mill enterprise through an international tender conducted by Slovakia Steel Mills, a.s. v konkurze (in a bankruptcy proceeding) in Strazske, Slovakia, and the subsequent integration of the acquired part of the enterprise into the Max Aicher Group. Law Firm MCL advised the seller.N/AHungary; Slovakia
10-MayDeloitte Legal; Hill DickinsonDeloitte Legal, working in collaboration with Hill Dickinson, assisted NKL Limited on its takeover of 100% of the share capital in NewCo Ferronikeli Complex LLC from Cunico Resources N.V.N/AKosovo
11-JanCobaltOn 16 November 2017 the Supreme Court of Latvia recognized the right of SIA Reaton, Ltd., which was represented by Cobalt, to choose the most suitable form of business restructuring.N/ALatviaHere
11-JanEversheds SutherlandEversheds Sutherland Bitans provided assistance to the City Development Department of the Riga City Council on the development of a city spatial plan for 2019-2030 that was recently brought up for public discussion.N/ALatviaHere
12-JanTGS BalticTGS Baltic, acting as part of a consortium led by Rothschild, advised Latvia's Ministry of Economics on the acquisition by Latvian electricity transmission system operator AS Augstsprieguma Tikls of 16.05% of the shares of the natural gas transmission and storage system operator AS Conexus Baltic Grid from SIA ITERA Latvija.N/ALatviaHere
15-JanCobaltCobalt advised B2Kapital SIA on the acquisition of a non-performing loan portfolio from SIA Hiponia in Latvia.N/ALatviaHere
18-JanSorainen; Vinson & ElkinsSorainen Latvia and Vinson & Elkins successfully represented the energy group E-energija in an investment dispute against the Republic of Latvia.EUR3.7millionLatviaHere
18-JanMeitar; Primus Derling; TGS BalticTGS Baltic assisted KnowledgePrice with the sale of 100% of its shares to Sapiens International Corporation. Primus Derling and Israel's Meitar law firm advised Sapiens on the deal.N/ALatviaHere
26-JanEversheds Sutherland; SorainenEversheds Sutherland Bitans assisted BaltCap Infrastructure Fund with its EUR 9.45 million acquisition of shares in Latvian biogas businesses SIA AD Biogazes Stacija and SIA Aizkalnu Tehnika. Sorainen represented SIA Augstkalnu Druvas, the seller of the shares.EUR9.45millionLatviaHere
2-FebTGS BalticTGS Baltic advised BENU Aptieka Latvija SIA, a medicine retail chain in the Baltics, with the acquisition of 100% shares of SIA Pils Zala Aptieka, a privately owned pharmacy in Jelgava, Latvia.N/ALatviaHere
7-FebClifford Chance; TGS BalticTGS Baltic and Clifford Chance Poland advised the European Investment Bank on financing the acquisition of rolling stock and construction of a maintenance center by AS Pasazieru Vilciens, a state-owned joint stock company engaged in the provision of passenger services.EUR110millionLatvia
12-FebEllex (Klavins); Fort LegalEllex Klavins advised Swedish investment company Eastnine on its EUR 24.8 million acquisition of Alojas Biznesa Centrs and its EUR 4.8 million acquisition of two adjacent properties from the LNK Group. The seller was advised by Fort Legal.EUR29.6millionLatviaHere
12-FebEllex (Klavins); Fort LegalEllex Klavins advised Swedish investment company Eastnine on its EUR 24.8 million acquisition of Alojas Biznesa Centrs and its EUR 4.8 million acquisition of two adjacent properties from the LNK Group. The seller was advised by Fort Legal.EUR29.6millionLatviaHere
13-MarTGS BalticTGS Baltic advised the University of Latvia regarding a EUR 11.5 million loan agreement with the Council of Europe Development Bank for the further development of an Academic Centre.EUR11.5millionLatviaHere
28-MarCobalt; GlimstedtCobalt advised John Joseph McDermott on the sale of the Latvian American Eye Center to the MFD Healthcare Group. Glimstedt represented SIA Dziedings, the owner of the MFD health group, on the acquisition.N/ALatviaHere
16-AprSorainenSorainen advised mobile telecommunications operator BITE Latvija on its acquisition of Stream Networks and its LATNET Serviss subsidiary.N/ALatviaHere
19-AprCobaltCobalt represented AS Cits Medijs pro bono in a trademark dispute with SIA Zurnals Ir Nauda involving the registration of the "Ir Nauda" mark.N/ALatviaHere
30-AprTGS BalticTGS Baltic assisted golf course construction company Modo Golf with drafting, negotiating, concluding, and implementing a contract to construct the Tbilisi Hills golf course in Georgia commissioned by Primera Residence Development and Construction LLC.EUR20millionLatvia
3-MayCobaltCobalt advised Bisnode on the acquisition of Datu Serviss, the Dun & Bradstreet franchise partner in Latvia for more than 20 years.N/ALatvia
7-MayTGS BalticTGS Baltic assisted Overkill Venture AIFP acquire the status of a registered alternative investment manager and with the registration of the Overkill Ventures Fund I and Overkill Ventures Fund II funds.N/ALatviaHere
25-MayCobaltCobalt advised BaltCap, Dasha Group AS, and others on the sale of their majority shareholding in Runway BPO to Webhelp, a global business process outsourcing and customer experience company.N/ALatviaHere
28-MaySorainenSorainen advised Stockholm-listed gaming operator MRG on the acquisition of a majority stake in Latvia-licensed operator 11.lv.N/ALatviaHere
29-MayCobaltCobalt advised Kartesia on its acquisition of Groglass - its first investment in the Baltics from NCH Capital - which reportedly was represented by Ellex Klavins.N/ALatviaHere
20-JunFort LegalFort Legal helped Latvia's Cabinet of Ministers win in legal proceedings concerning the layout of the Rail Baltica route in Latvia.N/ALatviaHere
26-JunBDO LawBDO Law won a tender for the legal due diligence of lease agreements between Latvia's state-owned joint stock company State Real Estate and Latvian state authorities and private individuals.N/ALatviaHere
2-JulAllen & Overy; Clifford Chance; CobaltCobalt and Clifford Chance's London office advised J.P. Morgan, Citigroup Global Markets Limited, and Natixis as the joint lead managers on an issue of dual-tranche Eurobonds by the Republic of Latvia in a total amount of EUR 650 million. Allen & Overy advised the Republic of Latvia on the deal.EUR650millionLatviaHere
4-JulCobaltCobalt advised Storent Investments AS on the issuance of EUR 10 million bonds and the listing of the bonds on the Baltic Bond List of Nasdaq Riga.EUR10millionLatviaHere
16-JulEllex (Klavins); VilgertsEllex Klavins represented commercial real estate fund SG Capital Partners Fund I on the acquisition of the Duntes Nami office building in Riga from East Capital Baltic Property Fund AB. The seller was advised by Vilgerts.N/ALatviaHere
16-JulBDO lawBDO Law successfully assisted the Akers VKS ventilation and conditioning systems company in a lawsuit against Euro Luxe Trading Latvia, the developer of the Vernisaza recreational complex, which had refused to pay Akers for construction work it had performed.N/ALatviaHere
17-JulEllex (Klavins); Fort LegalEllex Klavins advised Baltic Horizon Fund on the acquisition of the LNK Center office building from SIA LNK Properties and SIA FIN.LV. The sellers were advised by Fort Legal.EUR17millionLatviaHere
24-JulTGS BalticTGS Baltic advised the European Investment Bank on the financing of the electrification of the Latvian railway network in 25kV 50 Hz maintained by AS Latvijas Dzelzcels, the state-owned joint stock company holding the assets of the railway network.EUR420millionLatvia
14-AugArquis; CobaltCobalt, in cooperation with German law firm Arquis, advised AVS Verkehrssicherung GmbH on the acquisition of KMK Projekts, a provider of traffic safety products and permanent road marking in Latvia.N/ALatviaHere
24-AugSorainenSorainen Partner Eva Berlaus was appointed one of the four liquidators of ABLV Bank, following the European Central Bank's February, 23, 2017 determination that ABLV was failing or likely to fail in accordance with the Single Resolution Mechanism Regulation.N/ALatviaHere
4-SepEllex (Klavins)Ellex Klavins advised Baltic Retail Properties Latvia on its merger with its three subsidiaries, on related reorganizational matters, and on the registration of the resulting changes in relevant public registers.N/ALatviaHere
10-SepCobalt; SorainenSorainen advised Medilink, a medicine and laboratory product supplier in Latvia, on the sale of its product distribution businesses - Roche diagnostics solutions and Sysmex haematology solutions - to Roche Latvija. Cobalt advised the buyersN/ALatviaHere
12-SepPrimus DerlingPrimus successfully represented the interests of Latvia's "I support sports!" sports federation initiative at the meeting of the Sports Sub-Committee of the Parliamentary Commission for Education, Culture, and Science.N/ALatviaHere
14-SepPrimus DerlingPrimus represented Novira Capital, an Estonian real estate financing and development company, on its financing of a real estate and company share acquisition in relation to undeveloped property in the central part of Riga.N/ALatviaHere
8-OctPrimus DerlingPrimus successfully represented AS Luminor Bank in several disputes after borrowers and guarantors, unable to meet their obligations towards the bank, disposed of their properties to relatives or friends to avoid recovery measures .N/ALatviaHere
10-OctEllex (Klavins); Manheimer Swartling; TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised the shareholders owning 51% of the shares in SIA S.B.C. on the sale of their shares to Norway's Contiga Holding AS, which already held the other 49%. Sweden's Mannheimer Swartling and Ellex Klavins advised Contiga Holding on the acquisition.N/ALatviaHere
17-OctSorainenSorainen Latvia advised Estonian company Baltic Bioethanol on the construction of a production facility in the Bauska industrial park, where it will invest up to EUR 150 million.EUR150millionLatviaHere
18-OctBaiba Strupisa Law Office; Primus DerlingPrimus Derling represented the shareholders of a new concept service station KOOL Latvija in a deal for attracting new investors, including BaltCap Growth Fund EuVECA usaldusfond, an investment fund registered in Estonia. Baiba Strupisa Law Office advised BaltCap Growth Fund EuVECA usaldusfond.N/ALatvia
24-OctTGS BalticTGS Baltic represented Ltd. 2B Capital AIFP before Latvia's Financial and Capital Market Commission in its successful application to become a registered alternative investment fund manager and in its registration of the Equilibrium Fund closed alternative investment fund, with five sub-funds.N/ALatvia
26-OctPrimus DerlingPrimus Derling advised VGP Latvia on the development of the new VGP Park Kekava industrial park.N/ALatviaHere
26-OctSorainenSorainen advised Primekss, a Latvian company in the building industry, on a patent litigation case.N/ALatviaHere
31-OctCobalt; Primus DerlingCobalt advised BaltCap Infrastructure Fund on its acquisition of 70% of the shares in SIA Energia Verde, a biomass combined heat and power plant near Riga, from Latvian company AS Energoeco, advised by Primus Derling.N/ALatviaHere
1-NovTGS BalticTGS Baltic assisted Novartis Pharma AG with the termination of Novartis Pharma Services Inc.'s representative office in Latvia after all operations of Novartis Pharma in Latvia had been transferred to Novartis Baltics SIA, following the establishment of that company.N/ALatvia
5-NovPrimus DerlingPrimus Derling advised VGP Latvia on matters related to the opening of its new industrial park outside Riga.N/ALatviaHere
8-NovCobalt; Sorainen; TGS BalticCobalt advised the Astor Group on its acquisition of the capital shares of SIA Polar BEK Daugava, the owner of the Radisson Blu Daugava hotel on the Daugava river. The seller PBR Hotel at the time of M&A transaction was represented by Sorainen. TGS Baltic assisted Expobank CZ a.s. with financing of acquisition.EUR28millionLatviaHere
8-NovOrrick; TGS BalticTGS Baltic, working alongside Orrick, assisted US camera company Snap Inc. with opening and closing its subsidiary in Latvia, SIA Snap Latvia.N/ALatvia
12-NovCobaltCobalt successfully represented the Central Election Commission of Latvia in a claim before the Department of Administrative Cases of the Supreme Court of Latvia.N/ALatviaHere
22-NovFort; SorainenSorainen represented Swedish company Bergvik Skog in the EUR 324 million sale of its forest properties in Latvia to another Swedish company, Sodra. The sale was carried out by divesting Bergvik Skog of its subsidiaries in Latvia, which own 111,100 hectares of land, of which 80,300 are covered by productive forest. Fort advised Sodra ekonomisk forening.EUR324millionLatviaHere
3-DecCobalt; Eversheds SutherlandCobalt advised the European Investment Bank on its provision of a EUR 10 million financing facility to electronic system development and manufacturing company AS HansaMatrix, which was advised by Eversheds Sutherland.EUR10millionLatvia
5-DecSkrastins & DzenisSkrastins & Dzenis successfully represented the interests of LLC Mile Auto - Citroen's official dealer in Latvia - in a challenge to an open tender for purchase of vehicles worth in excess of EUR 300,000.EUR300000LatviaHere
5-DecSkrastins & DzenisSkrastins & Dzenis successfully represented the interests of DLV and provided legal assistance in a dispute between shareholders of the company, helping the founders regain full control.N/ALatviaHere
11-DecVilgertsVilgerts successfully represented the Moller group companies in Latvia's Administrative Regional Court in a challenge to a EUR 7.4 million fine levied on the company by Latvia's Competition Council.EUR7.4millionLatviaHere
13-DecTGS BalticTGS Baltic assisted AS Augstsprieguma Tikls, the only electricity transmission system provider in Latvia, with obtaining clearance by the Latvian Competition Council for its potential acquisition of a decisive influence over AS Conexus Baltic Grid, the only natural gas transmission and storage system provider in Latvia.EUR57.39millionLatvia
18-JanPwC Legal; TGS BalticTGS Baltic represented Credit Value Investments and the funds managed by it on their investment in bonds of AB Civinity. AB Civinity was reportedly advised by PwC.EUR11millionLatvia; LithuaniaHere
4-MaySorainenSorainen advised the Marketing Investment Group on its acquisition of more than ten stores in Lithuania and Latvia from retailer Bogvila. The seller was represented by SGKA Legal.N/ALatvia; LithuaniaHere
28-SepSorainenSorainen advised Lords LB Special Fund V on its agreement with the InterContinental Hotels Group regarding the management of the Holiday Inn hotel in Riga.N/ALatvia; LithuaniaHere
14-NovManheimer Swartling; TGS BalticTGS Baltic, working alongside Manheimer Swartling, assisted Nordea Bank Abp (Finland) with registering the change of the pledgee of the commercial pledge provided by OneMed from Nordea Bank AB (publ) (Sweden) to Nordea Bank Abp (Finland).EUR154.4milionLatvia; Lithuania
28-DecAddlaw; Cobalt; GlimstedtGlimstedt advised UAB APL fast food, which belongs to Estonia's Apollo Group, on the acquisition of Cibus Restaurants UAB, which owns KFC restaurants in Lithuania and Latvia. Cobalt and Addlaw advised the seller.N/ALatvia; Lithuania
5-OctSSW Pragmatic Solutions; TGS BalticTGS Baltic and SSW Solutions advised CVI regarding unitranche funding in the sum of EUR 5.2 million to Arsenal Industrial.EUR5.2millionLatvia; PolandHere
7-MarTGS BalticTGS Baltic assisted Apek Alliance B.V., Agile Finance S.A., Gemini Grupe UAB;, and Invefina UAB with drafting and submitting merger notification and represented the four companies during pre-consultations with Latvia's Competition Council in proceedings relating to the acquisition by four holding companies of joint control over companies developing hotels in Romania.N/ALatvia; Romania
1-JunPopovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised VIA SMS Group, a Latvian online lending platform, on its acquisition of Romania's Netcredit IFN SA, a non-banking financial institution.N/ALatvia; Romania
3-JanSorainenSorainen advised Trustcom Financial on its obtaining of an e-money institution license from the Bank of Lithuania.N/ALithuaniaHere
8-JanCobalt; SorainenSorainen advised Elektrobalt and the Wurth Group on the acquisition of Gaudre, a company in the lighting solutions market in Lithuania, from Practica Venture Capital. Cobalt advised the seller on the deal.N/ALithuaniaHere
11-JanTGS BalticTGS Baltic and Sweden's Hammarskiold & Co advised UAB Euroapotheca, a Baltic and CEE pharmacy retail and wholesale group, on its purchase of Swedish pharmacy chain Apoteksgruppen from the Kingdom of Sweden. The seller was advised by the Lindahl and Cederquist law firms.EUR171millionLithuaniaHere
12-JanCobalt; Motieka & AudzeviciusCobalt represented the shareholders of UAB Ilsanta, a Lithuanian company installing and distributing medical devices and equipment, on the sale of 100% of the company's shares to UAB ILS Holding. ILS Holding, which is part of the ZIA Valda investment company, was represented by Motieka & Audzevicius.N/ALithuaniaHere
17-JanCobaltCobalt advised Agrosfera UAB and its Estonia-based shareholder Agromeril on the purchase of an additional share issue of Agrosfera UAB by ICOR.N/ALithuaniaHere
30-JanTGS BalticTGS Baltic represented the interests of Jonaiciai Ir Ko, a private gynecology clinic, in litigation against Lithuania's State Tax Inspectorate after the clinic was ordered to prepare patients' health files for a period of three years for tax inspection purposes.N/ALithuaniaHere
31-JanEllex (Valiunas); Primus DerlingPrimus represented the AUGA Group in its acquisition of 100% shares of UAB Arginta Engineering. Arginta Engineering was represented by Ellex Valiunas.EUR6.4millionLithuaniaHere
7-FebCobaltCobalt successfully represented and defended German company Danpower in a case against the Lithuanian Ministry of Energy. In ruling for Danpower, the Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania held that the Ministry of Energy had illegally suspended the German company's investments in a new bio-fuel plant in Vilnius.EUR30millionLithuaniaHere
7-FebSorainenSorainen advised Orion RE Income Fund I, managed by real estate development company Orion Asset Management, on the acquisition of the B66 business center in Kaunas, Lithuania, from developer YIT Kausta Bustas.N/ALithuaniaHere
7-FebCobalt; SorainenSorainen advised the Modus Group on the merger of its UniPark brand with Parkdema, which is managed by the Energy and Infrastructure SME Fund of investment company Lords LB Asset Management. Lords was advised by Cobalt on the deal.N/ALithuaniaHere
8-FebTvinsTvins advised the shareholders of the Mundus UAB asset management company on the sale of 51% of their shares to INVL Asset Management UAB.N/ALithuaniaHere
9-FebEllex (Valiunas)Ellex advised Cognizant Worldwide Limited on its acquisition of the remaining 34% of shares in Cognizant Technology Solutions Lithuania from Storebrand, giving it full ownership of the company.N/ALithuaniaHere
14-FebEllex (Valiunas)Ellex consulted Baltpool, the Lithuanian Energy Exchange operator, on launching the BiomassPool Aps biofuel exchange in Denmark with Kenneth Lykkedal, a Danish energy entrepreneur.N/ALithuaniaHere
2-MarSorainenSorainen Lithuania became a Certified Adviser on First North, entitling the firm to advise Lithuanian companies on admission to to the exchange.N/ALithuaniaHere
5-MarSorainenSorainen advised the Modus Group on entering the Nasdaq Baltic First North alternative market. The total nominal value of the Modus Group issue is EUR 4,999,900, with an annual interest rate of five percent.EUR5millionLithuaniaHere
8-MarTGS Baltic; TvinsTvins advised UAB Easy Debt Service on a loan portfolio purchase from Ukio Bankas. Ukio Bankas was advised by TGS Baltic.N/ALithuaniaHere
14-MarMotieka & AudzeviciusMotieka & Audzevicius advised Wisdom Events, an event and business meetings organizer, on a cross-border swap of shares that involved partners splitting into different jurisdictions.N/ALithuaniaHere
22-MarMotieka & AudzeviciusMotieka & Audzevicius defended the interests of Uzstato Sistemos Administratorius, a public non-profit deposit system administration institution, in a contractual dispute before the Court of the Appeals in Lithuania.N/ALithuaniaHere
22-MarSorainenSorainen Lithuania advised satellite manufacturer NanoAvionics on securing an investment from Avellan Space Technology & Science to support the expansion of the company's global operations.N/ALithuaniaHere
3-AprSorainenSorainen advised Valyuz on establishing a company in Lithuania and obtaining an e-money institution license from the Bank of Lithuania.N/ALithuaniaHere
4-AprTvins; ZRGTvins advised Easy Debt Service on a EUR 95 million loan portfolio purchase from the bankruptcy administrator of four credit unions: Vilniaus Taupomoji Kasa, Nacionaline Kredito Unija, Laikinosios Sostines Kreditas, and Svyturio Taupomoji Kasa. The seller was represented by ZRG.EUR95millionLithuaniaHere
9-AprSorainenSorainen successfully represented former board members of Investment and Business Guarantees - a company subordinate to the Lithuanian Ministry of Economy _ in a case concerning a bonus payment to a former manager of the company.N/ALithuaniaHere
9-AprGlimstedt; SorainenSorainen advised Henkell & Co.-Gruppe, a Germany-based international producer and distributor of alcoholic beverages that belongs to the Oetker Group, on the acquisition of a majority stake in Filipopolis, an importer and distributor of alcoholic drinks in Lithuania. Glimstedt advised Filipopolis on the deal.N/ALithuaniaHere
24-AprSpc LegalSPC Legal advised the GATAS Group on its acquisition of 99.74% of shares in JSC Zemaitijos Keliai, a Lithuanian company that carries out civil engineering work.N/ALithuaniaHere
25-AprTGS BalticTGS Baltic advised Koinvesticinis Fondas on its investment in UAB Gusania.Eur880000LithuaniaHere
26-AprTGS BalticTGS Baltic advised KS Investicija on its acquisition of 100% of Vilijos Parkas from the Ogmios Grupe.N/ALithuaniaHere
27-AprTGS BalticTGS Baltic advised the four investors in Apex Holding Limited on shareholders' and investment agreements related to its indirect management of Romanian companies that will be developing a four-hotel complex in Bucharest.N/ALithuaniaHere
11-MayGlimstedt; SorainenGlimstedt advised on the construction of the extension of the Radisson Blue Hotel in Vilnius. Sorainen advised the owners of the neighboring land plot.N/ALithuania
14-MayCobaltCobalt advised Wallter in obtaining an electronic money institution license for non-limited activity.N/ALithuaniaHere
15-MayEllex (Valiunas)Ellex Valiunas assisted both Urban Inventors and the Lithuanian branch of the US-information technologies company Intermedix on a lease agreement between the two in Kaunas, Lithuania.N/ALithuaniaHere
16-MayTvinsTvins successfully represented the interests of the BTA Baltic Insurance Company in a dispute.N/ALithuaniaHere
29-MaySorainenSorainen successfully represented dairy products producer Luksiu Pienine in a dispute against Pieno Zvaigzdes, a Lithuanian manufacturer of milk and dairy products, over the use of the Liliputas brand.N/ALithuaniaHere
13-JunFort Legal; Vilnius Law Firm No 9The Vilnius office of Fort Legal represented EfTEN Real Estate Fund III AS on its acquisition, made through subsidiary EfTEN Evolution UAB, of the Evolution business center in Vilnius from Evolution Office System UAB, owned by Audrone Petraitiene ir Nordija UAB. The sellers were advised by Vilnius Law Firm No 9.EUR9millionLithuaniaHere
15-JunCEE Attorneys; MagnussonThe Vilnius office of CEE Attorneys advised a shareholder on the sale of his shares in OrtopedijosTechnika, a manufacturer of orthopedic products in the Baltic States, to Ortofina, another shareholder, which was advised by Magnusson.N/ALithuaniaHere
18-JunCobalt; SorainenSorainen advised real estate management and development company MG Valda on the sale of the Verslo Trikampis business complex. The buyer, real estate fund LIM Verslo Trikampio NT Fondas, controlled by fund management company Lewben Investment Management (which in turn is owned by the Lewben Group), was represented by Cobalt.N/ALithuaniaHere
19-JunEllex (Valiunas)Ellex Valiunas assisted Swedbank in the Lithuanian Competition Authority's investigation of charges that Swedbank had abused its dominant position by including certain provisions in Bank Link service agreements concluded with undertakings providing online payment collection services to e-shops.N/ALithuaniaHere
20-JunCobalt; Ellex (Valiunas); SorainenCobalt and Sorainen advised NEPI Rockcastle on its acquisition of 100% of shares in JSC Ozantis from Arena Zweite Verwaltungs GmbH, a company in the Hamburg-based ECE group. Ellex advised Arena Zweite Verwaltungs on the sale.EUR124.6millionLithuaniaHere
26-JunSorainen; TGS Baltic; TrinitiTGS Baltic advised Koinvesticinis Fondas on an investment of over EUR 300,000 in Millo Appliances, a start-up represented by Triniti. SBA, a business group from Lithuania, also invested in the start-up. SBA was represented by Sorainen.EUR300000LithuaniaHere
26-JunSorainenSorainen advised Esco Micro on its acquisition of AT Medical.N/ALithuaniaHere
3-JulCobaltCobalt helped Kevin EU, UAB obtain a license as a payment institution from the Bank of Lithuania.N/ALithuaniaHere
11-JulEllex (Valiunas)The Vilnius office of Ellex advised Bazaarvoice on its lease of space in the Technopolis Penta business center in Vilnius.N/ALithuaniaHere
16-JulMotieka & AudzeviciusMotieka & Audzevicius successfully represented flyLAL in a dispute against Air Baltic Corporation involving private competition enforcement in Lithuania.N/ALithuaniaHere
17-JulClifford Chance; Dentons; Ellex (Valiunas); TGS BalticTGS Baltic, working in cooperation with Dentons' UK and Middle East offices, advised UAB Lietuvos Energija in approving a medium term note program upsized to EUR 1.5 billion, and issuing a EUR 300 million bond issue under the same program. Banking groups BNP Paribas, J.P. Morgan, and SEB Bank acted as intermediaries for placement of the issue. BNP Paribas and SEB were represented by Ellex Valiunas, while J.P. Morgan was advised by Clifford Chance.EUR300millionLithuaniaHere
18-JulEversheds Sutherland; SorainenSorainen advised BaltCap on the sale of Kelprojektas to Swedish technical consultancy firm Tyrens. Eversheds Sutherland advised Tyrens on the deal.N/ALithuaniaHere
23-JulEllex (Valiunas)Ellex helped Nayax, an Israel-based company which sells cashless, telemetry, management, monitoring, and business intelligence products for the vending and unattended sales industries, obtain a payment institution license.N/ALithuaniaHere
26-JulCobalt; Ellex (Valiunas)Cobalt represented UAB Imlitex Holdings on the sale of the Arka business center in Kaunas, Lithuania from an unidentified buyer, represented by Ellex Valiunas.N/ALithuaniaHere
30-JulPrimus DerlingPrimus advised international real estate consultancy company Newsec on the launch of an auction platform called Newsecaukcionai.lt.N/ALithuaniaHere
31-JulPrimus DerlingPrimus advised Lithuanian company UAB Hekon on its EUR 8.7 million acquisition of a newly constructed Ibis hotel in Vilnius from Lithuanian construction company Merko.EUR8.7millionLithuaniaHere
1-AugEllex (Valiunas)Ellex successfully represented Avibaltika before the Court of Justice of the European Union, after Ukio Bankas demanded that Aviabaltika should pay, again, an amount already paid to it as financial collateral under the Law on Financial Collateral Arrangements.N/ALithuaniaHere
1-AugCobaltCobalt advised UAB Parkdema on its acquisition of a 100% stake in OU Europark Estonia and SIA Europark Latvia from Baltic Park AS.N/ALithuania
2-AugTGS BalticTGS Baltic advised UAB Medicinos Bankas on approving a subordinated bond program of up to EUR 10 million and placing the first ever bond emission exceeding EUR 2.2 million under the program. UAB FMI Orion securities acted as the bank's intermediary for placement of the issue.EUR10millionLithuaniaHere
3-AugTGS BalticTGS Baltic helped TBF Finance obtain a payment institution license from the Bank of Lithuania.N/ALithuaniaHere
8-AugSorainen; TGS BalticSorainen advised Audimas and its major shareholders on the sale of 60% of the company's shares to investment management company LC invest. TGS Baltic advised the purchaser.N/ALithuaniaHere
14-AugCobalt; Sorainen; TGS BalticSorainen assisted Freor LT and its majority shareholder Rytis Bernatonis on Mezzanine Management's sale of a block of Freor LT shares to Baltics-based private equity fund Livonia Partners. Mezzanine Management was advised by Cobalt on the sale, and Livonia Partners was advised by TGS Baltic.EUR36millionLithuaniaHere
15-AugTGS BalticTGS Baltic represented Lithuanian waste management company UAB Ecoservice on its acquisition of a controlling 66.31% interest in UAB Marijampoles Svara from UAB Alga. The remaining shares are held by the Marijampole Municipality of Lithuania and a private individual.N/ALithuaniaHere
23-AugSorainenSorainen advised Mobilieji Mokejimai, a company founded by three competitors in the Lithuanian telecommunications sector - Telia Lietuva, Tele2, and Bite Lietuva - on launching and managing MoQ, the first mobile payment platform in the Baltics.N/ALithuaniaHere
27-AugTvinsTvins assisted Domestique Asset Management UAB with its successful application for an asset management company license under the Law on Collective Investment Schemes Designed for Qualified Investors of the Republic of Lithuania.N/ALithuaniaHere
29-AugCobaltCobalt advised the Stemma Group on the sale of 100% of shares in private limited liability companies Vejo Vatas and Vejo Gusis, which operate three wind farms, to Lietuvos Energija.N/ALithuaniaHere
31-AugSorainenSorainen assisted retail footwear chain Batu Kalnas in a case involving the company's claim that its trademark had been fraudulently used on Instagram to set up a fake Batu Kalnas profile and invite people to become influencers for the footwear brand.N/ALithuaniaHere
3-SepGlimstedtGlimsted assisted with the incorporation and licensing of UAB Verslo Angelu Fondo Valdymasith with the financial supervisory authority (the Bank of Lithuania).N/ALithuania
6-SepEoedl & Partner; SorainenSorainen advised travel planning tools provider Kayak on the acquisition of a business unit from software development company NFQ Technologies in Lithuania. The seller was represented by Roedl and Partner.N/ALithuaniaHere
10-SepEllex (Valiunas); Schoenherr; SorainenSorainen and Schoenherr helped the Vienna Insurance Group obtain Lithuanian Competition Council approval for its acquisition of 100% of Seesam Insurance shares from Finnish financial services company OP Financial Group. Ellex Valiunas advised the OP Financial Group on the underlying sale.N/ALithuaniaHere
12-SepCobalt; Deloitte LegalCobalt advised Furniture1, UAB, a company operating in Lithuania under the Baldai1.lt trademark, on the sale of 30% of its shares to the Bygghemma Group. The buyers were advised by Deloitte Legal.N/ALithuaniaHere
14-SepDominas LevinDominas Levin advised the limited liability company Misku Zeme on its share emission.N/ALithuania
17-SepClifford Chance; Ellex (Valiunas); Linklaters; TGS BalticTGS Baltic's Vilnius office and Clifford Chance advised Maxima Grupe on its EUR 1 billion medium-term note program and issuance of EUR 300 million of 5-year bonds. BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank, and SEB Bankas, which acted as intermediaries, were advised by Linklaters and Ellex Valiunas.EUR1.3billionLithuaniaHere
20-SepCobalt; SorainenSorainen advised Pardavimo Automatai and its shareholders on the sale of 100% of the company's shares to BCH Lithuania, managed by Latvia's Baltic Coffee Holding. BCH Lithuania was advised by Cobalt.N/ALithuaniaHere
24-SepSorainenSorainen advised real estate management and development company MG Valda on the sale of the Park Town office complex in Vilnius.N/ALithuaniaHere
30-SepDominas Levin; Grant ThortonDominas Levin advised Familjen Ramel Godsforvaltning Aktiebolag on the sale of forestry development company UAB Ramelis. Grant Thorton Baltic advised the buyers.EUR3.2millionLithuania
2-OctPrimus; SorainenSorainen Vilnius advised venture capital fund Open Circle Capital on its EUR 400,000 investment, made with the Blue Bridge Group's managing company, into Blue Ridge Group member and CRM solutions developer Teamgate. Primus advised Blue Bridge group on the deal.EUR400000LithuaniaHere
2-OctCobaltCobalt's Vilnius office advised BaltCap Infrastructure Fund on its investment in a real estate development to be leased to the Queen Morta School and Childhood Garden pre-school, both privately run by Austeja Landsbergiene. The prime contractor in the project is UAB Merko Statyba.N/ALithuaniaHere
3-OctSorainenSorainen advised venture capital fund Open Circle Capital on its investment, made along with technology company iTo, of EUR 300,000 in business process management tool Tasker.EUR300000LithuaniaHere
10-OctDeloitte Legal; PwC LegalDeloitte Legal Lithuania advised Aurora Cannabis Inc. on its acquisition of 100% of the issued and outstanding shares in Agropro UAB and Borela UAB. PwC Legal advised Agropro and Borela.EUR5.5millionLithuaniaHere
10-OctCobaltCobalt advised the Norwegian company Reitan Convenience AS in its acquisition of 100% of shares in the coffee shop chain Caffeine from BaltCap and the founders of the Four Rooms company.N/ALithuania
12-OctEllex (Valiunas)Ellex helped Mano Bankas obtain a specialized bank license to operate in Lithuania.N/ALithuaniaHere
12-OctCobalt; TGS BalticCobalt hadvised the INVL Baltic Sea Growth Fund on its acquisition by its wholly-owned subsidiary BSGF Sanus of a 70% stake in the InMedica health care clinics chain from the Lithuania SME Fund. TGS Baltic advised the sellers on the deal.N/ALithuania
22-OctGlimstedtGlimsted assisted with the incorporation and licensing of Business Angels Fund II, a closed-end investment fund, with the financial supervisory authority (the Bank of Lithuania). The matter included negotiations with EBRD (advising the local business support agency) on the fund documentation.EUR10.5millionLithuania
1-NovCobaltCobalt advised UAB SUEK Baltic on the acquisition of all shares in Barter Coal Sp. z o.o.N/ALithuania
1-NovGlimstedtGlimsted assisted with the incorporation and licensing of Iron Wolf Capital Management with the supervisory authority (the Bank of Lithuania).N/ALithuania
5-NovSorainenSorainen successfully defended Valdas Sarunas, a former director of Lithuania's Kedainiy Aruodai grain producer and seller, against a claim brought by the company.N/ALithuaniaHere
27-NovCobaltCobalt successfully represented Luxembourg-based East West Bank S.A. in a civil case against AB Bank SNORAS for termination of contracts, refund, and damages.N/ALithuaniaHere
5-DecEllex (valiunas); SorainenEllex Valiunas mediated a transaction between SEB and UAB Technopolis concerning leased space in the new Nova office building in Vilnius.N/ALithuaniaHere
6-DecEllex (Valiunas); SorainenSorainen advised Inchcape International Holdings Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Inchcape plc, on the acquisition of BMW's distribution business in Lithuania from UAB Modus Group, which was advised by Ellex Valiunas.N/ALithuaniaHere
10-DecEllex (Valiunas); Glimstedt; Motieka & AudzeviciusMotieka & Audzevicius advised UAB Publicum Group in its acquisition of Good One, UAB. Ellex Valiunas advised some of the sellers - shareholders of UAB Good One - and Glimstedt a different seller (UAB Media Klubas).N/ALithuania
10-DecEllex (Valiunas); Motieka & AudzeviciusMotieka & Audzevicius advised UAB Publicum Group in its acquisition of digital marketing agency Socialus Marketingas. Ellex Valiunas the selling shareholders of UAB Socialus Marketingas.N/ALithuania
11-DecTGS BalticTGS Baltic advised AB Siauliu Bankas on its admission of a EUR 20 million bond issue to trading on AB Nasdaq Vilnius.EUR20millionLithuaniaHere
12-DecFort Legal; SorainenSorainen Lithuania assisted Pontos Group and its Estonian subsidiary, Pontos Baltic, on the EUR 47 million sale of the RYO shopping center in the city of Panevezys, in northern Lithuania, to EfTEN Real Estate Fund 4, managed by EfTEN Capital. Fort Legal advised the buyers on the deal.EUR47millionLithuaniaHere
14-DecPrimus DerlingPrimus Derling advised the Tipro Group, which owns more than 40 online portals in Lithuania, on the sale of the All Media Digital Company to All Media Lithuania, which is the owner of Lithuania's TV channel TV3.N/ALithuaniaHere
18-DecCobaltCobalt advised Practica Capital on the launch of new venture capital fund, Practica Capital Venture II, which will invest in the Baltic innovation- and technology-driven ventures.N/ALithuania
27-DecGlimstedtGlimsted assisted with the incorporation of LcX Opportunity Fund, a closed-end investment fund. The matter included negotiations with EBRD (advising the local business support agency) on the fund documentation.EUR25millionLithuania
28-DecCobaltCobalt represented UAB Prosperus Real Estate Fund III in the acquisition of a shopping center in Palanga from Venturecorp Property Holdings Limited and UAB Capital City Group.N/ALithuania
1-MarGlimstedt; Motieka & AudzeviciusMotieka & Audzevicius advised the buyers (Akola ApS and AB Linas Agro Group) on the acquisition of shares in three companies - Akola ApS, UAB Mestilla and AB Linas Agro Group - from one of the shareholders. Glimstedt advised the seller.N/ALithuania; Denmark
11-JanCMSCMS advised Poland's PFR TFI on an investment in Lithuania's UAB EMP recycling.N/ALithuania; PolandHere
6-AprBird & Bird; White & CaseBird & Bird advised a joint venture of two private Lithuanian energy groups, E-Energija and Sun Investment Group, on the acquisition of a 42 MWp portfolio of solar projects. The seller, Polish solar developer R.Power Renewables, was represented by White & Case.N/ALithuania; PolandHere
31-AugDentons; TGS BalticTGS Baltic and Dentons Warsaw advised AUGA group AB and shareholder Baltic Champs Group UAB on implementing a secondary public offering of shares in the company in Lithuania.N/ALithuania; PolandHere
31-JanDLA Piper; Sulija Partners Law Firm VilniusSulija Partners Law Firm Vilnius advised a subsidiary of AviaAM Leasing on the sale of an Airbus A321-211 aircraft from its fleet with an operating lease contract with Yamal Airlines to a subsidiary of GTLK Europe. GTLK Europe Ltd. was advised by DLA Piper.N/ALithuania; RussiaHere
8-MayMotieka & AudzeviciusMotieka & Audzevicius assisted Serbian state company JP Srbijagas secure enforcement of four ICC and VIAC awards in the Republic of Lithuania against the Lithuanian corporation Arvi.EUR50millionLithuania; SerbiaHere
10-MayAvellum; SorainenSorainen advised Nordcurrent, a Baltic game development studio, on its acquisition of Blam! Games Studios, a Ukrainian game development and animation studio. Avellum acted as a Ukrainian legal counsel to Nordcurrent.N/ALithuania; UkraineHere
5-OctCMS; Efrim Rosca & Associates; Gladei & PartnersGladei & Partners advised the EBRD and private equity firms AB Invalda INVL and Horizon Capital on Moldovan law matters related to their acquisition of a 41.09% stake in B.C. Moldova Agroindbank S.A. at an auction held by Moldova's Public Property Agency. The EBRD was advised on English-law matters by CMS. Moldova Agroindbank and Moldova's Government was represented by Efrim, Rosca & Associates.N/AMoldovaHere
1-NovCMSCMS Kyiv advised a consortium consisting of the EBRD and private equity firms AB Invalda INVL and Horizon Capital on their acquisition of a 41.09% stake in B.C. Moldova Agroindbank S.A, Moldova's largest commercial bank, at auction.N/AMoldova
26-JanCMS; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Turcan & Cazac; Vernon David & AssociatesTurcan & Cazac and Vernon David & Associates advised Banca Transilvania and the EBRD on Moldovan matters related to their joint acquisition of a stake of over 66% in Victoriabank. In the Netherlands and UK, the EBRD was advised by CMS and Banca Transilvania by Freshfields.N/AMoldova; RomaniaHere
22-FebAllen & Overy; CMS; Leroy Si AsociatiiRTPR Allen & Overy advised Purcari Wineries Public Company Limited on its IPO and admission to trading on the Bucharest Stock Exchange under the WINE symbol. Leroy si Asociatii advised the IFC on the listing, representing 49% of the Purcari Wineries share capital. The offer was managed by Raiffeisen Bank and Swiss Capital, advised by CMS.N/AMoldova; RomaniaHere
6-AprTuca Zbarcea & Asociatii; Turcan & CazacTuca Zbarcea & Asociatii and Turcan Cazac advised Eurotransgaz SRL, a company established by Transgaz in Chisinau, on the full acquisition of S.E. Vestmoldtransgaz, a company that manages the Moldovan side of the Iasi-Ungheni gas transmission pipeline, from the Public Property Agency of the Republic of Moldova.N/AMoldova; RomaniaHere
1-JanBDK Advokati; SchoenherrSchonherr advised New Fjord Developments d.o.o on its acquistion by Boka Bay Investment Ltd. BDK advised the buyer.N/AMontenegro
26-MarDragoljub Dukanovic Law Office; Harrisons Solicitors; Reed Smith; KinstellarHarrisons and Reed Smith advised the EBRD on a EUR 20 million loan to support the development of the Port of Bar, the main Montenegrin sea port. Kinstellar, working with the Dragoljub Dukanovic Law Office as special Montenegrin counsel, advised the Port of Adria (the borrower), Global Port Holding Plc (the guarantor) and Global Liman Isletmeleri A.S. (the shareholder of the borrower) on the financing.EUR20millionMontenegroHere
12-JanHarrisons SolicitorsHarrisons provided Serbian advice to the EBRD related to its EUR 35 million loan to the Serbia and Montenegro Air Traffic Services LLC.EUR35millionMontenegro; SerbiaHere
31-OctNKO PartnersNKO Partners advised INA, part of the MOL group, on competition law issues relating to its acquisition of Croatian state-owned fertilizer manufacturer Petrokemija, through a joint venture with Croatia's Prvo Plinarsko Drustvo.EUR40.3millionMontenegro; Serbia
16-NovNKO PartnersNKO Partners advised INA, part of the MOL group, on competition law issues related to its acquisition of ENI Croatia, the operator of the Northern Adriatic and Marica offshore gas fields.N/AMontenegro; Serbia
1-JulDLA PiperDLA Piper advised Black Sea Trade and Development Bank on a EUR 15.4 million medium term secured loan made available to a Ukrainian borrower for the purposes of construction and operation of a Radisson branded hotel in the city of Odessa, Ukraine.EUR15milionN/A
1-JanK&L GatesK&L Gates represented Polish engineering company Prochem in a construction dispute resulting from the rescission of a contract for the construction of a 300 kilometer oil pipeline in Poland.EUR40millionPoland
2-JanKwasnicki, Wrobel & PartnersRKKW advised Fit Invest sp. z o.o. (a subsidiary of Benefit Systems SA) on the PLN 12 million acquisition of the remaining 33.94% of shares in Fabryka Formy SA.N/APolandHere
2-JanK&L GatesK&L Gates advised PFR Ventures on the setting-up of the Starter, CVC, Open Innovations, Koffi, and Biznest funds.N/APoland
3-JanCMS; Greenberg TraurigCMS advised a consortium of mBank S.A., Santander Bank Polska S.A, and Bank Ochrony Srodowiska S.A. on financing of the construction of the Mennica Legacy Tower office complex in Warsaw, with a value of EUR 131 million and PLN 28 million. The investment is carried out jointly by Golub GetHouse and Mennica Polska S.A. Greenberg Traurig advised the borrower.EUR131millionandPLN28millionPoland
3-JanSSW Pragmatic Solutions; TGS BalticSSW Pragmatic Solutions assisted Capital Park S.A. on its approximately EUR 15 million bonds issuance.EUR15millionPolandHere
3-JanSSW Pragmatic SolutionsSSW Pragmatic Solutions advised GetBack S.A. on its bond issuance with a nominal value of about EUR 7 million.EUR7millionPolandHere
3-JanJara Drapala & PartnersJara Drapala & Partners successfully represented ILF Consulting Engineers Polska in an international commercial arbitration conducted under the ICC Rules in London.N/APolandHere
4-JanChajec, Don-Siemion & ZytoCDZ advised 24/7 Communication public relations agency on a merger with the Headlines-Porter Novelli PR agency.N/APolandHere
5-JanAct Legal (BSWW)Act Legal Poland, BSWW, advised Rank Progress S.A. on a joint venture agreement and subsequent investment contract with Vantage Development S.A. covering the implementation of a development project on a 14-hectare land plot in Wroclaw.N/APolandHere
8-JanKochanski Zieba & Partners; Weil, Gotshal & MangesWeil advised Echo Investment on the EUR 49 million sale of the O3 Business Campus II office building in Krakow to Echo Polska Properties N.V. Kochanski Zieba & Partners advised the buyers on the transaction, which was part of a greater transaction in 2016 involving a portfolio of real estate assets in Poland.EUR49millionPolandHere
10-JanDentons; EY LawDentons represented Indykpol S.A. on its sale of a chicken abattoir in Lublin and a chicken hatchery in Turka to SuperDrob. The buyer was advised by EY.EUR45millionPolandHere
10-JanLinklatersLinklaters advised SDIC Zhonglu Fruit Juice on the acquisition of Polish juice producer Appol Group from its Polish shareholders.N/APolandHere
11-JanMagnussonMagnusson advised A-R-A Retail Centers on the previously-reported sale of 28 shopping centers to Chariot Top Group BV.EUR1billionPolandHere
11-JanSMM LegalSMM Legal is advising Poland's National Centre for Research and Development on a tender for a public contract to develop and deliver innovative emission-free public transport vehicles.N/APolandHere
12-JanGide Loyrette Nouel; Studnicki Pleszka Cwiakalski GorskiGide advised MEDI-system on the acquisitions of the Angel Care elderly care facility from the Angel Poland Group and the Ostoya Care Facility from the Allenort Capital Fund. SPCG advised the Angel Poland Group and Everberg advised the Allenort Capital Fund.N/APolandHere
17-JanLesnodorski Slusarek I WspolnicyLSW advised Golub GetHouse on the purchase of property for the construction of the 140-meter "Liberty Tower" - a skyscraper which will include flats for rent and a hotel area.N/APolandHere
18-JanSSW Pragmatic SolutionsSSW Pragmatic Solutions advised a company from the Holiday Park & Resort capital group to obtain PLN 60 million in financing from the Credit Value Investment group for construction of new holiday and recreation facilities.PLN60millionPolandHere
22-JanDentonsDentons assisted GPW Benchmark in preparing documentation for the new Warsaw Interbank Offer Bid Rate and Warsaw Interbank Offered Rate reference rates, which will become effective on February 1, 2018.N/APolandHere
26-JanStudnicki Pleszka Cwiakalski GorskiSPCG advised an Angel Group Poland company on the acquisition of a 8.5 hectare property in the center of Krakow for the development of a commercial-residential area.N/APolandHere
30-JanSoltysinski Kawecki & SzlezakSK&S assisted ING Bank Slaski S.A. in obtaining of a permit from Poland's Financial Supervision Authority to create a mortgage bank.N/APolandHere
31-JanJara Drapala & PartnersJara Drapala & Partners advised Belgium's Ontex Group, a supplier of disposable personal hygiene products, on the construction of a new plant in the Lodz Special Economic Zone in Radomsko, Poland.N/APolandHere
1-FebAllen & Overy; Clifford ChanceA&O advised Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets on its acquisition of INEA group from funds managed by Warburg Pincus and founders. Clifford Chance advised Warburg Pincus.N/APoland
1-FebCuatrecasas; K&L Gates; Morais Leitao, Galvao Teles, Soares da Silva & AssociadosK&L Gates advised Innovation Nest on its investment in Prodsmart, a company offering real-time tracking for production lines. Cuatrecasas advised Innovation Nest on Spanish law and Morais Leitao, Galvao Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados advised Prodsmart on Portuguese law.N/APoland
2-FebKurzynski Kosinski Lyszyk WierzbickiKKLW represented the auxiliary prosecutor of PKP PLK in criminal proceedings related to a 2012 train crash near the the Polish town of Szczekociny that killed 16 people and left 58 more injured.N/APolandHere
2-FebBSJP; Greenberg Traurig; SSW Pragmatic SolutionsSSW Pragmatic Solutions advised Aerium on the sale of a portfolio of three shopping centers in Poland to Newbridge, an affiliate of Somerston Group. The buyer was assisted by Greenberg Traurig on the acquisition and on financing for the acquisition from Deutsche Pfandbriefbank. The BSJP firm advised DPB on the financing.N/APolandHere
5-FebGreenberg Traurig; LinklatersLinklaters advised Austrian developer UBM Development AG on its EUR 38 million sale and lease-back of a new Holiday Inn hotel to an institutional investment fund managed by German Union Investment Real Estate GmbH. The buyer was advised by Greenberg Traurig.EUR38millionPolandHere
6-FebSSW Pragmatic SolutionsSSW Pragmatic Solutions advised Brand24 on its IPO and entry onto Poland's NewConnect stock exchange.N/APolandHere
7-FebDentonsDentons supported Polish power contractor Rafako in a tender procedure and a contract to build two coal-fired power units on the Indonesian island of Lombok.EUR200millionPolandHere
7-FebDentons; LinklatersDentons' Real Estate team in Warsaw advised Skanska on the sale of two buildings in Krakow's High5ive office complex to Niam. The buyer was advised by Linklaters.N/APolandHere
8-FebDentonsDentons represented Stadler Poland, a manufacturer of rolling stocks, in two public tender procedures with a combined value of more than EUR 600 million.EUR600millionPolandHere
8-FebBird & BirdBird & Bird's Warsaw office supported Energa S.A. on the planned hybrid bond issuance by Energa-Operator S.A..PLN1billionPolandHere
9-FebCMS; DLA PiperCMS advised ZFP Investments on its acquisition of the Kotlarska 11 office project in Krakow from UBM Development AG, which was advised by DLA Piper.EUR30millionPolandHere
12-FebAct Legal (BSWW)Act BSWW advised Fortuna Online Zaklady Bukmacherskie sp. z o.o. on an internal merger of its subsidiaries.N/APolandHere
12-FebAct Legal (BSWW)Act BSWW advised Fortuna Online Zaklady Bukmacherskie sp. z o.o. on an internal merger of its subsidiaries.N/APolandHere
14-FebBird & Bird; DentonsDentons Warsaw advised the Cromwell Property Group on the sale of the Warsaw Corporate Center office building to Raiffeisen Immobilien Kapitalanlage-Gesellschaft. The buyer was advised by Bird & Bird.N/APolandHere
15-FebDentonsDentons successfully represented DZ Polska in three cases before the Polish Supreme Court.N/APolandHere
16-FebAct Legal (BSWW); JezolkowskiAct BSWW advised Buma Group on its lease agreement of space at the DOT Office in Krakow to Shell. Shell was assisted by the Jezolkowski law firmN/APolandHere
16-FebAct Legal (BSWW)Act BSWW advised Kulczyk Silverstein Properties on its lease agreement negotiations with the tenants of the Ethos office and retail building in Warsaw.N/APolandHere
22-FebDentonsA Dentons-led consortium won a government tender to provide assistance to Poland's Ministry of Investment and Development and the Ministry of Sports and Tourism in selecting a private-sector partner for a PPP project to develop the common grounds adjacent to Warsaw's National Stadium.N/APolandHere
22-FebSoltysinski Kawecki & SzlezakSoltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak advised Sokolow S.A., a company belonging to the Danish Crown A.S. group, on the acquisition of a range of companies making up the meat group Gzella.N/APolandHere
22-FebSSW Pragmatic SolutionsSSW Pragmatic Solutions advised the Inwest Group, a group of Polish property developer companies, on its obtaining of PLN 35 million in mezzanine debt financing in the form of bonds for an unspecified project.PLN35millionPolandHere
23-FebDentonsDentons was part of a consortium winning a public tender to provide consulting services on a PPP project regarding the construction of kindergartens in Warsaw organized by the Ministry of Investment and Development in Poland.N/APolandHere
23-FebAct Legal (BSWW)Act BSWW assisted the Immobel Group on lease agreement negotiations with retail space tenants in the CEDET project in Warsaw.N/APolandHere
27-FebChajec, Don-Siemion & ZytoChajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto advised Capital Partners on a multi-stage equity restructuring of Ekoplast S.A. and its group companies.N/APolandHere
1-MarAllen & Overy; Clifford ChanceA&O advised the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Poland on its Green Bond issue. Clifford Change advised the managers.EUR1billionPoland
1-MarAllen & OveryA&O secured a phase I clearance for the Asmodee Group in merger control proceedings before the Polish Competition Authority related to AsmodeeÍs acquisition of Rebel Polska Sp. z o.o.GBP30millionPoland
1-MarGunderson Dettmer; K&L GatesK&L Gates advised TFI PZU S.A. on its acquisition of a partnership interest in the Khosla Ventures VI LP venture capital firm. Gunderson Dettmer advised the fund with respect to US law.N/APoland
1-MarDLA Piper; Legal Care Legal AdvisorsDLA Piper advised Bank Polska Kasa Opieki on amendments to existing financing. Legal Care Legal Advisors represented the borrower.PLN500millionPoland
2-MarKancelaria Adwokacka; Kurzynski Kosinski Lyszyk Wierzbicki; Kwasnicki, Wrobel & PartnersKwasnicki, Wrobel & Partners advised Benefit Systems SA and its subsidiary Fit Invest sp. Z o.O on their agreement to purchase the Calypso Fitness SA chain from Glastonbury Ventures Limited in a multi-stage procedure. The seller was advised by Kurzynski Lyszyk Wierzbicki.N/APolandHere
9-MarChajec, Don-Siemion & ZytoChajec Don-Siemion & Zyto advised a private equity fund managed by Value Quest on the acquisition of 100% shares in TTComm S.A., a satellite services provider in Central and Eastern Europe.N/APolandHere
9-MarKurzynski Lyszyk WierzbickiKKLW Kurzynski Lyszyk Wierzbicki advised Robyg S.A on the acquisition of four limited partnerships which have legal title to real properties located in Warsaw's Ursus district.PLN82millionPolandHere
13-MarLesnodorski Slusarek I Wspolnicy; Mrowiec FialekMrowiec Fiakek & Partners advised Centrum Rozliczen Elektronicznych Polskie ePlatnosci S.A., a portfolio company of Innova Capital, on its acquisition of 100% of shares in PayLane Sp. z o.o. LSW represented the sellers, two private individuals, on the deal.N/APolandHere
14-MarJara Drapala & PartnersJara Drapala & Partners persuaded Poland's National Appeals Chamber to grant the appeal of a Polish-French consortium of Constructions Industrielles de la Mediterranee S.A., CNIM Poznan Sp. z o.o., and PORR S.A., regarding its rejected tender for the development of a municipal waste treatment plant in Warsaw.N/APolandHere
14-MarGessel; Greenberg TraurigGreenberg Traurig advised VLET Holdings S. a r. l., a subsidiary Abris Capital Partners, on its acquisition of the Velvet Care paper hygiene product manufacturer from Avallon MBO II BV. Gessel assisted Avallon on the transaction.N/APolandHere
14-MarKurzynski Lyszyk WierzbickiKurzynski Lyszyk Wierzbicki advised Poland's Museum of Modern Art on its construction of a new headquarters in Warsaw.N/APolandHere
14-MarDeloitte Legal; GesselDeloitte Legal advised Nettle S.A., a member of the Ortie group, on the investment by Accession Mezzanine Capital of PLN 100 million into the company. Gessel advised Accession Mezzanine Capital on the funding.PLN100millionPolandHere
14-MarStudnicki Pleszka Cwiakalski GorskiSPCG represented WPO ALBA S.A, a European waste management company, in a dispute involving the pick-up and management of municipal waste in a municipality in the lower Silesian voivodeship of Poland.PLN15millionPolandHere
19-MarDWF; Kochanski Zieba & Partners; Ropes & Gray; Stolarek & GrabalskiKochanski Zieba & Partners and Ropes & Gray International advised the US investment firm Davidson Kempner Capital Management on the GBP 180 million financing granted to Pepkor Europe of the Steinhoff Group. Pepkor Europe was represented by DWF and Stolarek & Grabalski.GBP180millionPolandHere
19-MarMrowiec Fialek; Weil, Gotshal & MangesMrowiec Fialek and Partners advised the Argus Capital private equity fund on the sale of its minority stake in KCR S.A. to an unnamed buyer. KCR was advised by Weil, Gotshal & Manges.N/APolandHere
21-MarDentons; LinklatersDenton Warsaw advised Skanska on the EUR 52 million sale of the Nowa Fabryczna office building in Lodz, Poland to fund manager Niam. The buyer was assisted by Linklaters.EUR52millionPolandHere
22-MarChajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto; DentonsChajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto advised Nevu Sp. z o.o. on the acquisition of Eubioco S.A., a producer of pharmaceuticals and dietary supplements, from Pelion S.A. Pelion was advised by Dentons.N/APolandHere
26-MarClifford Chance; DentonsDentons advised Statoil Group on the acquisition of 50% of shares in two offshore projects from Polenergia. Polenergia was advised by Clifford Chance.N/APolandHere
27-MarAllen & Overy; Nowakowski i WspolnicyA&O, working with co-counsel Nowakowski i Wspolnicy, persuaded the Polish Court of Appeal „ in an appeal of the judgment of the Polish Court of Competition and Consumer Protection „ to reduce a fine levied against Cemex Polska by the Polish Competition Authority in cartel proceedings against five cement producers.N/APoland
27-MarBSJPBSJP represented Dyckerhoff Polska Sp. z o.o. in competition court proceedings related to an appeal of a fine in the cement cartel case. BSJP succeeded in the Court of Appeals and saw the fine reducted from PLN 64 million to PLN 30 million.PLN64millionPoland
28-MarEversheds SutherlandWierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland advised the Polish Ministry of Economic Development on the establishment of the Polish Aviation Group, a joint-stock company founded with a capital of PLN 1.2 billion.PLN1.2billionPolandHere
28-MarJacek Kosinski Adwokaci I Radcowie PrawniJacek Kosinski Adwokaci i Radcowie Prawni advised Bank Zachodni WBK Santander Group on financing in excess of PLN 40 million granted an unnamed joint stock company for the purchase of its own shares for the release and inflow of working capital.PLN40millionPolandHere
29-MarKurzynski Lyszyk WierzbickiThe Kurzynski Lyszyk Wierzbicki law firm advised Polish start-up Szumisie sp. z o.o. and its German partner Daglo Vertriebs GmbH in a cross-border consolidation of business entities.N/APolandHere
30-MarMrowiec FialekMrowiec Fialek advised Fabryka Pizzy Sp. z o.o. on the transition into Phase 2 of the investment agreement with Sfinks Polska S.A., followed by further development of the brand and, ultimately, the sale of 100% shares of Fabryka Pizzy Sp. z o.o. to Sfinks Polska S.A.N/APoland
1-AprK&L GatesK&L Gates advised Innovation Nest on its investment in HCM Deck sp. z o.o., a developer of an innovative product for employee performance management.EUR0.5milionPoland
1-AprK&L GatesK&L Gates advised OncoArendi Therapeutics S.A. on Polish law and on EU legal regulations effecttive in Poland and on the conduct of public offerings, as well as on internal regulations concerning the regulated market operated by the Warsaw Stock Exchange in Warsaw.EUR14milionPoland
1-AprAllen & OveryA&O advised Bank Zachodni WBK on a PLN 1 billion subordinated bonds (Tier II) issuance.EUR230millionPoland
1-AprAllen & Overy; Clifford Chance; White and CaseA&O advised Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund, Inea S.A., and other companies from the INEA group on the refinancing of the group's existing indebtedness, the financing of the group's capital expenditure requirements, and the group's general corporate and working capital purposes. White and Case advised the lenders and Clifford Chance advised the existing lenders.N/APoland
1-AprCuatrecasas; K&L GatesK&L Gates and Cuatrecasas (on Portuguese law) advised Innovation Nest on an investment in Climber.N/APoland
1-AprK&L GatesK&L Gates advised Innovation Nest on its investment in Versum, a company providing innovative solutions for beauty salon management.N/APoland
1-AprK&L Gates; Morgan, Lewis & BockiusK&L Gates advised venture capital platform Target Global on its investment in Surge Ventures Inc., a company developing online booking software. Morgan, Lewis & Bockius advised Surge Ventures.N/APoland
1-AprK&L GatesK&L Gates advised Dirlango in connection with the purchase of shares in ContextLogic, Inc., doing business as Wish.N/APoland
1-AprCapital Law Limited; K&L GatesK&L Gates advised Alfabeat Alfa sp. z o.o. sp.k in connection with an investment in a company established in Poland in cooperation with Andiamo Ltd. Capital Law Limited was the UK law counsel to Andiamo Ltd.N/APoland
3-AprCMSCMS advised Polski Fundusz Rozwoju on the planning for a new power unit with a capacity of 910 MW to be constructed at the Jaworzno Power Plant, which is owned by the Tauron Group. The Tauron Group was advised by DZP.N/APolandHere
3-AprLinklatersLinklaters advised Panattoni Europe, a branch of the Panattoni Development Company, on the construction of the largest parcel distribution center for the GLS Poland courier company.N/APolandHere
4-AprGreenberg Traurig; K&L GatesGreenberg Traurig advised OTB Ventures on a seed funding transaction relating to Cosmose Inc., an American company specializing in new technologies. Cosmose was represented by K&L Gates.N/APolandHere
6-AprDLK LegalDLK Legal advised Polish company England.pl on the acquisition of Gadu-Gadu, a Polish instant messaging platform, from Xevin Consulting Limited.N/APolandHere
6-AprCMSCMS advised Clinmed Pharma's owner, Wojciech Kula, on a sale of a 100% stake in the company to Neuca, a Polish wholesaler of pharmaceutical products.N/APoland
11-AprArgon Legal; DentonsArgon Legal advised HB Reavis on the lease of the Varso 2 office building in Warsaw to the Cambridge Innovation Center. Dentons advised the lessee.N/APolandHere
11-AprAct Legal (BSWW)Act BSWW advised ECC Real Estate Sp. z o.o., a developer of the Nowa Stacja shopping center in Pruszkow, on financing it received from Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowewgo.N/APolandHere
11-AprCrido Legal; Noerr; Weil, Gotshal & MangesNoerr advised Work Service S.A. on the PLN 178.6 million sale of all its shares in Exact Systems companies to funds managed by Cornerstone Partners and Oaktree Capital Management. Crido Legal assisted Exact Systems Management Board members Leslaw Walaszczyk and Pawel Gos, and Weil, Gotshal and Manges office advised both Cornerstone Partners and Oaktree Capital Management on the acquisition.PLN200millionPolandHere
12-AprAllen & Overy; Clifford ChanceClifford Chance advised Credit Agricole CIB/Credit Agricole Bank Polska S.A. on a refinancing facility for Multimedia Polska S.A. Allen & Overy represented Multimedia Polska.EUR515millionPolandHere
12-AprGreenberg TraurigGreenberg Traurig advised BNP Paribas Group on its acquisition of the core banking operations of Raiffeisen Bank Polska from Raiffeisen Bank International. RBI was advised by Weil, Gotshal & Manges on the transaction.PLN3.25billionPolandHere
16-AprSSW Pragmatic SolutionsSSW Pragmatic Solutions advised Ten Square Games S.A., a producer and developer of mobile and browser games in Poland, on its preparation of a prospectus for approval by Poland's Financial Supervision Commission.N/APolandHere
18-AprCMS; SSW Pragmatic SolutionsCMS advised Visdal Investments Sp. z o.o., controlled by Kuwait Projects Company Holding, on its acquisition of a controlling stake in Mlekoma sp. z o.o. and its subsidiaries Foodexo sp. z o.o and Mlekoma Dairy z o.o. from AMIZG Invest sp. z o.o. SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised AMIZG Invest.N/APoland
19-AprNoerr; White & CaseNoerr advised PFR Life Science, a subsidiary of the Polish Development Fund, on its PLN 38.3 million investment in Mabion S.A., a biotechnology company in Poland. Mabion was represented by White & Case.PLN38.3millionPolandHere
20-AprBSJPBSJP advised Polaqua Sp. z o.o. in connection with a public procurement proceeding entitled "Reconstruction and extension of municipal wastewater treatment plant in Deblin" as part of the "Modernization and extension of the sewage disposal and water supply system in D_blin agglomeration - Stage II" project. BSJP prepared an appeal and represented Polaqua before the National Chamber of Appeal.EUR14.7millionPoland
20-AprDentons; LinklatersDentons advised Skanska on the sale of the Wroclaw Green2Day office building to Niam. The buyers were advised by Linklaters.N/APolandHere
23-AprAct Legal (BSWW); Michalowski StefanskiAct BSWW advised the CPI Property Group on its acquisition of five Polish retail parks from Polish developer Katharsis Development. The Michalowski Stefanski law firm advised Katharsis Development on the sale.N/APolandHere
26-AprMagnussonMagnusson advised Immobel Poland on its entrance into a contract with Warbud S.A. for the first stage of construction of an office building in the center of Warsaw.N/APolandHere
26-AprCMS; Greenberg TraurigCMS advised Maxima Grupe UAB on the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Emperia Holding S.A., the owner of the Stokrotka supermarket chain. Greenberg Traurig advised Emperia Holding on the sale.N/APolandHere
26-AprSMM LegalSMM Legal advised the Polish National Centre for Science and Research on a project designed to boost the development of the electric transportation sector in Poland.PLN2billionPolandHere
1-MayCarey Olsen; K&L Gates; Proskauer Rose; Van Campen LiemK&L Gates advised TFI PZU on the transfer of its interest in venture capital funds Atomico, Evolution Equity Partners, and DN Capital. Van Campen Liem was the counsel to Evolution Equity Partners with respect to Luxembourg law. Carey Olsen advised Atomico with respect to law of the Island of Guernsey. Proskauer Rose advised DN Capital with respect to English law and counseled Atomico with respect to US law.N/APoland
8-MayRkkw Law OfficeThe RKKW Law Office successfully represented Warsaw-based Emperia Holding SA in proceedings initiated by one of the company's minority shareholders to preclude Emperia from enforcing a resolution concerning changes to its articles of incorporation.N/APolandHere
9-MayDentons; Greenberg TraurigGreenberg Traurig advised Madison International Realty on the acquisition of 50% of the Warsaw Spire A office building and on signing a joint-venture agreement with the seller, Ghelamco Group, which was represented by Dentons.N/APolandHere
14-MayChajec, Don-Siemion & ZytoCDZ advised Parkdema UAB, an SPV of the Lithuanian-based Energy and Infrastructure SME Fund managed by Lords LB Asset Management, on its acquisition of a 100% stake in City Parking Group S.A. from, among others, Royalton Partners.N/APolandHere
16-MaySSW Pragmatic SolutionsSSW Pragmatic Solutions advised Ten Square Games S.A. on its debut at the Warsaw Stock Exchange.PLN94millionPolandHere
18-MayBrockhuis Jurczak Prusak Sroka NilssonBrockhuis Jurczak Prusak Sroka Nilsson advised Schnee Polska Sp. z o.o. on the construction of a manufacturing plant in Sieradz, Poland, on the territory of the Lodz Special Economic Zone.EUR15millionPolandHere
18-MayKwasnicki, Wrobel & PartnersRKKW Kwasnicki, Wrobel & Partners successfully represented Emperia Holding SA in proceedings initiated by minority shareholder Eurocash contesting a resolution relating to a change of one of the provisions of its articles of incorporation.N/APolandHere
21-MayAct Legal (BSWW)Act BSWW advised GPRE Management Sp. z o.o., on the process of preparing and negotiating agreements related to the implementation of SAP Business One software.N/APolandHere
23-MaySMM Legal; Weil, Gotshal & MangesSMM Legal is advising PKN Orlen on its merger with Grupa Lotos S.A., which is advised by the Warsaw office of Weil, Gotshal & Manges.N/APolandHere
24-MayJedwabny & BrzozowskaJedwabny & Brzozowska advised Less Mess Storage on negotiating PLN 210 million of loan facility commitments from Bank Polska Kasa Opieki S.A.PLN210millionPolandHere
25-MayBSJP; DLA PiperBSJP advised Ideal Automotive on legal issues connected with the construction of a new manufacturing plant in Swidnica, on the territory of the Wabrzych Special Economic Zone. DLA Piper advised the general contractor, Panattoni Development Europe.EUR15millionPoland
25-MaySchoenherr; Wiercinski Kwiecinski Baehr; Weil, Gotshal & MangesWKB advised BC Bavarian Candles Expansion GmbH on the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Korona Candles, a private label manufacturers of candles. The sellers - the company's founder and primary shareholders - were advised by Weil, Gotshal & Manges. Schoenherr acted as local counsel for Bayerische Landesbank on Facilities Agreement and financing for the acquisition.N/APolandHere
28-MayKondracki & Celej; OrrickKondracki & Celej and the London office of Orrick advised Black Pearls VC on PLN 3 million financing as part of Deep.BI seed round, which resulted in a total of PLM 4.8 million (EUR 1.1 million). The remaining 1.8 million PLN was raised from Polish business angels related to the media industry: Piotr Walter, Tomasz Jozefacki, Krzysztof Debowski, and Adam Sawicki.EUR1.1millionPolandHere
28-MayStudnicki Pleszka Cwiakalski GorskiSPCG Studnicki Pleszka Cwiakalski Gorski successfully represented T-Mobile Polska S.A. in a dispute with Poland's President of the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection before the country's Court of Competition and Consumer Protection regarding a subscription price increase and the obligation to pay public compensation.N/APolandHere
28-MayAllen & Overy; Greenberg TraurigA&O secured a phase I clearance for Abris CEE Mid-Market Fund III LP by the Polish Competition Authority for Abris's acquisition of sole control over Velvet Care sp. z o.o., a Polish producer of tissue consumer products. Greenberg Traurig acted as corporate legal advisor of Abris CEE Mid-Market Fund III LP.N/APoland
29-MayFreshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; Wardynski & Partners; Wiercinski Kwiecinski BaehrWKB and Skadden advised Joyson Electronics on Polish aspects of its USD 1.6 billion acquisition of the global assets of Takata Corporation. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer advised the sellers, with Wardynski & Partners acting as local Polish counsel.USD1.6billionPolandHere
30-MayLawmore; SchoenherrSchoenherr advised Speedinvest II EuVECA GmbH&Co KG on its investment in Polish start-up Packhelp sp. z o.o. Lawmore advised Packhelp.N/APoland
31-MaySchoenherrSchoenherr advised Carmel Investments sp. z o.o. on the Polish law aspects of a Facility Agreement amendment.N/APoland
1-JunAllen & Overy; Hogan LovellsA&O advised Vue and its Polish subsidiary Multikino on the acquisition of CINEMA 3D S.A., a company operating several cinema sites in Poland. Hogan Lovells advised the seller.EUR16millionPoland
1-JunK&L GatesK&L Gates advised i2 Development S.A. on the public bond issue program. Under the program, i2 Development S.A. may issue unsecured bearer bonds with a total nominal value of up to PLN 100 million. The company intends to introduce the bonds into trading on a regulated market run by the Warsaw Stock Exchange.N/APoland
1-JunK&L Gates; Slaughter and MayK&L Gates advised GPW S.A. on the sale of a 20.3% stake in Aquis Exchange during its initial public offering and admission to listing on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange. Slaughter and May advised the issuer.N/APoland
6-JunSMM LegalSMM Legal assisted Poland's National Centre for Research and Development on a program to incentivize the creation of new hydrogen storage technology.EUR7millionPolandHere
6-JunWiercinski Kwiecinski BaehrWKB helped the Ryanair Group establish Ryanair Sun, a new business unit in Poland.N/APolandHere
7-JunSMM LegalSMM Legal advised the National Centrer for Research and Development in the preparation and execution of a pre-commercial procurement procedure for creating innovative technology for changing the work regime of 200 MWe power units.EUR466millionPoland
11-JunSSW Pragmatic SolutionsSSW Pragmatic Solutions helped ZPC Otmuchow S.A. obtain permission from the Polish Financial Supervision Authority for its issue prospectus.N/APolandHere
11-JunSSW Pragmatic SolutionsOn May 29, 2018, SSW Pragmatic Solutions obtained a favorable judgment for Erbud S.A. in its dispute with Millennium Bank before the Court of Appeal in Warsaw.N/APolandHere
13-JunDentons; Wolf TheissDentons advised NEPI Rockcastle on its EUR 64.9 million acquisition of the Aura Centrum shopping center from Amsterdam-based company Rockspring NPS European Alfa B.V., which was advised by Wolf Theiss.EUR64.9millionPolandHere
13-JunLinklatersLinklaters advised Panattoni Europe on the lease of 16,000 square meters of space in Panattoni Park Gdansk III to LPP S.A, a Polish company engaged in the clothing and accessories industry. The complex, which is currently under construction, will consist of two warehouse halls of nearly 64,000 square meters.N/APolandHere
14-JunDentons; LinklatersDentons advised Peakside Capital on the sale of the Atrium Centrum and Atrium Plaza office buildings in Warsaw to the CPI Property Group. Linklaters advised the buyers on the deal.N/APolandHere
15-JunCMS; DLA PiperCMS advised insurance company Generali on the acquisition of entities from the Concordia Ubezpieczenia Group, which reportedly was represented by DLA Piper.N/APolandHere
20-JunKondracki & Celej; OrrickOrrick and Kondracki & Celej advised Poland's Black Pearls VC on the investment of PLN 2.94 million (EUR 700,000) by its Black Pearls VC II Fund into cloud-based Insurtech Insly, part of Insly's seed round.EUR700000PolandHere
25-JunDentonsDentons advised mBank S.A. on matters related to the establishment of its EMTN Program and preparation of the bond issue prospectus.N/APolandHere
27-JunWhite & CaseWhite & Case advised Goldman Sachs International and Trigon Dom Maklerski S.A. on the acquisition of 4.4 percent of the shares in Cyfrowy Polsat S.A. from Sensor Overseas Limited.USD171millionPolandHere
28-JunWhite & CaseWhite & Case advised global coordinator and book-runner Bank Zachodni WBK S.A. on the issue of 286,624,204 new shares in Globalworth Poland Real Estate N.V., part of a private issue with a total value of EUR 450 million.EUR450millionPolandHere
28-JunSSW Pragmatic SolutionsSSW Pragmatic Solutions advised T-Bull, a company that produces, designs, and distributes games for mobile devices, on approval of its prospectus by Poland's Financial Supervisory Authority.N/APolandHere
29-JunDeBenedetti Majewski Szczesniak; Hogan LovellsHogan Lovells advised the Gothaer Group on the sale of its Polish subsidiary, Gothaer Towarzystwo Ubezpieczen, to the Vienna Insurance Group. DeBenedetti Majewski Szczesniak advised Vienna Insurance Group on the deal.N/APolandHere
29-JunGreenberg TraurigGreenberg Traurig advised Fabryka PZO sp. z o.o, a subsidiary of Soho Development S.A., on the sale of a property consisting of over 10,000 square meters that was part of the former Polish Optical Industries factory in Warsaw.N/APolandHere
29-JunGreenberg TraurigThe Warsaw office of Greenberg Traurig advised Invesco Real Estate on the sale of E-Commerce Centre - a logistics center in northern Poland - to Vestas Investment Management.N/APolandHere
30-JunCMS; Eversheds SutherlandEversheds Sutherland advised Ghelamco in connection with a loan agreement for financing and re-financing of the construction of the ".big Krakow" office building. CMS Cameron McKenna represented the lender, Bank Polska Kasa Opieki S.A.EUR25millionPoland
1-JulDentons; K&L GatesK&L Gates advised PKN Orlen S.A. on a dispute involving the construction of a new power plant by a general contractor (a consortium consisting of General Electric Inc and SNC Lavalin Polska) and assisting PKN Orlen during negotiations over a settlement of a contract for the construction of a 463 MWe gas and steam unit in Wloclawek. Dentons represented the GE/SNC consortium.N/APoland
3-JulCMSCMS Warsaw advised Phillips Industries on its purchase of Fortech, a Polish manufacturer of high-quality electrical connections for trucks and cars.N/APolandHere
6-JulAct BSWW; DLA PiperAct BSWW Poland advised Comp S.A. on the sale of 100% shares in PayTel S.A. to Portuguese company Sibs-SGPS S.A. DLA Piper advised Sibs-SGPS on the acquisition.N/APolandHere
9-JulKondrat & PartnersKondrat & Partners successfully acquired protection for the trademark of the color violet in the Polish Patent Office for Polish mobile operator PLAY Exclusive.N/APolandHere
10-JulAllen & Overy; Hogan LovellsThe Warsaw office of Hogan Lovells advised Cinema3D S.A. on the sale of its portfolio of sites in Poland to Vue International. Allen & Overy advised Vue International on the acquisition.N/APolandHere
10-JulLinklatersLinklaters Warsaw advised the participants in the Resi4Rent joint venture on their establishment and execution of Resi4Rent, which is described as "the first fully integrated investor, operator and asset manager for purpose-built residential communities in Poland."N/APolandHere
13-JulGreenberg TraurigGreenberg Traurig's Warsaw office advised Polish television broadcaster Telewizja Polsat on its purchase of a majority stake in Eleven Sports Network sp. z o.o. and entrance into a strategic relationship with Eleven Sports Network Ltd.N/APolandHere
13-JulNoerrA German-Polish team from Noerr advised the Schwarz Group on the takeover by its GreenCycle affiliate of the Tonsmeier group of companies in Germany.N/APolandHere
16-JulDentons; LinklatersLinklaters advised Globalworth on its acquisition of Warsaw's Spektrum Tower from Europa Capital. Dentons advised Europa Capital on the deal.EUR101millionPolandHere
16-JulGessel; Greenberg Traurig; LinklatersLinklaters advised Triton Partners and Flokk Group on the acquisition of Profim sp. z o.o. from Innova Capital. Greenberg Traurig advised Innova Capital on the acquisition, and Gessel advised Profim and its shareholders.N/APolandHere
16-JulAllen & Overy; LinklatersAllen & Overy advised ING Bank Slaski on financing of the acquisition of nine logistic properties located in Poland by European Logistic Investment B.V. Linklaters assisted the seller.N/APoland
18-JulOles & Rodzynkiewicz; PwC LegalPwC Legal advised the shareholders of online women's shoe sellers DeeZee on the sale of 51% of its shares to European footwear manufacturer and retailer CCC. The buyer was represented by Oles & Rodzynkiewicz.N/APolandHere
23-JulGreenberg Traurig; Szybkowski Kuzma JelenGreenberg Traurig advised Centrum Haffnera Sp. z o.o. on the sale of the Centrum Haffnera commercial and service complex in Sopot, Poland, to EuroEast 2 B.V. Szybkowski Kuzma Jelen advised the buyer on the acquisition.N/APolandHere
23-JulCMS; Eversheds SutherlandCMS advised Abris CEE Mid-Market III LP on the acquisition by its subsidiary NEPT Holdings of a stake in ITP S.A., which operates in the aesthetic medicine industry. The sellers of the stake, ITP's founders, were represented by Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland.N/APolandHere
24-JulChajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto; CMSCMS advised Solid Brain sp. z o.o. and its shareholders on the sale of a majority stake of shares to IT Kontrakt sp. z o.o., a company belonging to the portfolio of the Oaktree Capital Management and Cornerstone Partners funds. Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto advised IT Kontrakt on the acquisition.N/APolandHere
24-JulLinklaters; Weil, Gotshal & MangesLinklaters advised PESA Bydgoszcz, a Polish rolling stock manufacturer, on the sale of 100% of its shares to the Polish Development Fund. Weil, Gotshal & Manges advised the Polish Development Fund on the acquisition.N/APolandHere
26-JulClifford Chance; Hauszyld i Partnerzy Adwokaci; Kancelaria Kurek, Wojcik i PartnerzyClifford Chance advised Nice S.p.A. on the acquisition of 100% of shares of Polish company Fibaro Group S.A.. Kancelaria Kurek, Wojcik i Partnerzy and Hauszyld i Partnerzy Adwokaci advised the Fibaro Group on the sale.N/APolandHere
26-JulSoltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak; Willkie Farr & GallagherSoltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak and the Frankfurt office of Willkie Farr & Gallagher advised Solaris Bus & Coach and its owners on an investment into the company by Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles.N/APolandHere
26-JulWiercinski Kwiecinski BaehrWKB advised the PKO BP Group during the merger process of Polish investment fund companies PKO TFI and Gamma TFI (previously KBC TFI).N/APolandHere
30-JulDentons; TGS BalticTGS Baltic and Dentons advised AB AviaAM Leasing and some of its shareholders on delisting the company's shares from trading on the regulated market of the Warsaw Stock Exchange.N/APolandHere
30-JulClifford Chance; Elzanowski, Cherka & Wasowski; Hogan LovellsClifford Chance and Elzanowski, Cherka & Wasowski advised SPV Operator sp. z o.o., a subsidiary of Agencja Rozwoju Przemyslu S.A., on the acquisition of 81.05% of shares in Stocznia Gdansk S.A. and 50% of shares in GSG Towers sp. z o.o. from the Gdansk Shipyard Group. Hogan Lovells advised the sellers.N/APolandHere
30-JulBrockhuis Jurczak Prusak Sroka Nilsson; Domanski Zakrzewski PalinkaBSJP advised No Fluff Jobs Sp. on an investment agreement with Ringier Axel Springer Media AG. Ringier Axel Springer was represented by DZP.N/APolandHere
30-JulKirkland & Ellis; SchoenherrSchoenherr and Kirkland & Ellis advised Swedish private equity firm EQT on the sale of Polish medical device company HTL-Strefa to UK-based private equity firm Investindustrial.N/APoland
1-AugCuatrecasas; K&L Gates; PLMJ AdvogadosK&L Gates and Cuatrecasas advised First Minute Capital and Innovation Nest on investments in Infraspeak S.A., a company providing quality management solutions for industrial facilities. PLMJ Advogados advised Infraspeak.EUR1.6milionPoland
1-AugK&L GatesK&L Gates advised MSF Engenharia S.A. and its Polish branch , MSF Polska, on the development of a settlement agreement with the General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways relating to mutual claims for unrealized contracts for the construction of motorways with a total value of PLN 400 million, as well as a parallel settlement agreement with JV Partners.EUR93milionPoland
1-AugWiercinski Kwiecinski BaehrWKB advised a consortium of GE Power and Alstom Power Systems during a successful tender procedure and on signing the consequent contract for the construction of the Ostroleka C 1,000 MW power plant.N/APolandHere
1-AugWeil, Gotshal & Manges; Wiercinski Kwiecinski BaehrWKB advised ABB on the Polish aspects of its acquisition of GE Industrial Solutions, General Electric's global electrification solutions business. The seller, General Electric, was represented by Weil, Gotshal & Manges.N/APolandHere
1-AugGreenberg Traurig; OrrickGreenberg Traurig and Orrick advised Silvair Inc. on its initial public offering of shares and their admission to trading on the regulated market of the Warsaw Stock Exchange.N/APolandHere
1-AugCuatrecasas; K&L Gates; Latham & WatkinsK&L Gates and Cuatrecasas advised Target Global on its investment in Badi Inc, a room rental facilitation application. Latham & Watkins advised Badi.N/APoland
2-AugJS Legal; Kondracki Celej; K&L GatesKondracki Celej advised the founders of CallPage on a USD four million Round-A investment by TDJ Pitango Ventures, Innovation Nest, and Market One Capital. JS Legal advised TDJ-Pitango, and K&L Gates counseled Innovation Nest.USD4millionPolandHere
3-AugCMS; DentonsCMS advised UBM Development AG and Lindorcenia on the sale of the Park Inn by Radisson Krakow Hotel to Union Investment, Institutional Property. Dentons advised Union Investment on the acquisition.EUR26millionPolandHere
3-AugCG Law; Kochanski Zieba & PartnersKochanski Zieba & Partners advised French Groupe Beneteau on its agreement with Polish yacht producer Delphia Yachts regarding the sale of its design, building, and marketing operations for sailing and motor yachts under the Delphia Yachts and Maxi Yachts brands. Delphia was represented by CG Law.N/APolandHere
3-AugCMSCMS advised Polski Fundusz Rozwoju S.A. on its acquisition of 100% of shares of Krajowy Fundusz Kapitalowy S.A, the central fund of venture capital funds in Poland, from Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego.N/APoland
6-AugDentonsDentons will provide pro bono assistance and advisory to Jerzy Owsiak, a Polish journalist, social campaigner, and organizer of cultural events, in a freedom of artistic expression case involving his use of profanity in a quotation at a recent book reading.N/APolandHere
8-AugKochanski Zieba & Partners; Michal BieniakKZP advised EPP on its EUR 91.1 million acquisition of the King Cross Marcelin shopping center in Poznan. The transaction consisted of the acquisition of 100% of shares in Poznan Zonkil S.A., the owner of the shopping center, from the King Cross Group. The seller was advised by the Michal Bieniak Law Firm.EUR91.1millionPolandHere
8-AugAct Legal (BSWW)Act BSWW advised Volkswagen on the acquisition of a new property in Poznan.N/APolandHere
8-AugDLA Piper; Greenberg TraurigGreenberg Traurig Warsaw advised Golub GetHouse, as the landlord, on a lease concluded with flexible workspace provider WeWork, which became the exclusive tenant of office space in the western building of the Mennica Legacy Tower complex. DLA Piper advised WeWork on the deal.N/APolandHere
13-AugStudnicki Pleszka Cwiakalski GorskiSPCG successfully represented MetLife Open Pension Fund as one of five defendants in a dispute regarding the failure to announce a call for subscriptions for the sale of shares in connection with the alleged conclusion by the shareholders of an agreement regarding consistent voting at the general meeting and conducting a persistent policy towards the public company.N/APolandHere
13-AugSoltysinski Kawecki & SzlezakSoltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak advised a consortium consisting of Ferrovial Agroman, Budimex, and Estudio Lamela in its reaching of a settlement with Przedsiebiorstwo Panstwowe "Porty Lotnicze" in a dispute involving the extension of the Warsaw Okecie International Airport.N/APolandHere
21-AugEversheds SutherlandWierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland successfully represented the Polish Association of Construction Employers before Poland's National Appeal Chamber in a challenge to the award of a public contract by the PKP PLK SA railway company.N/APolandHere
22-AugSchoenherr; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised AEW on the sale of the Atrium Tower office building in downtown Warsaw to the Vienna Insurance Group. Schoenherr advised the buyers.N/APolandHere
24-AugAct Legal (BSWW)Act BSWW advised Europart International GmbH on its acquisition of the remaining 49% of the shares of Europart Polska S.A. from Vesta Fundusz Inwestycyjny Zamkniety Aktywow Niepublicznych and Protyl-Serwis 44.N/APolandHere
24-AugGreenberg TraurigGreenberg Traurig advised IREEF on the sale of Crown Square Warsaw PropCosp. z o.o., the owner of Warsaw's Crown Square office building, to M&A Capital.N/APolandHere
24-AugDentons; LinklatersLinklaters advised Echo Investment on the forward sale of the Sagittarius Business House building in Wroclaw, Poland, to Warburg-HIH Invest Real Estate GmbH. The buyer was represented by Dentons.N/APolandHere
27-AugLinklatersLinklaters advised real estate developer Panattoni on its agreement to build a warehouse project in the build-to-own formula for Intersnack, the German-based owner of brands such as Felix, Crispers, and Przysnacki.N/APolandHere
28-AugKwasnicki, Wrobel & Partners; SSW Pragmatic SolutionsRKKW - Kwasnicki, Wrobel & Partners advised Vippo sp. o.o. on its issuance of bonds on the private debt market. SWW Pragmatic Solutions advised an unidentified investment bank on the deal.N/APolandHere
31-AugBSJPBSJP advised Kapsch TrafficCom AG in connection with a public procurement proceeding titled "National toll collection system with activities related to the collection of electronic toll and activities related to the toll collection."EUR18millionPoland
3-SepSoltysinski Kawecki & SzlezakSoltysinski Kawecki Szlezaksuccessfully represented Stowarzyszenie Twoja Sprawa in a case brought against the producer of Devil Energy Drink.N/APolandHere
5-Sepclifford chanceClifford Chance advised CBRE Global Investors on the sale of the Wars Sawa Junior Shopping Center in Warsaw to Atrium Real Estate on behalf of the Property Fund Central and Eastern Europe.EUR300millionPolandHere
11-SepCMS; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; PwC LegalFreshfields Bruckhaus Deringer advised the XIO Group on the sale of 100% of the shares of Compo Expert GmbH to Grupa Azoty S.A. The buyers were advised by PwC Poland and CMS Germany.N/APolandHere
11-SepCMSCMS advised LGI Ventures B.V., Liberty GlobalÍs Dutch portfolio company, on setting up a joint venture in Poland in the IT sector.N/APoland
11-SepCMSCMS advised Corum Asset Management on its acquisition of the Castorama DIY store in Poznan.N/APoland
13-SepClifford Chance; Greenberg TraurigGreenberg Traurig advised the HB Reavis Group on the sale of two A class office buildings that are part of the Gdanski Business Center complex in the center of Warsaw to Savills Investment Management, acting on behalf of Malaysia's Employees Provident Fund.EUR200millionPolandHere
14-SepBSJPBSJP advised Schnee Polska Sp. z o.o. on legal issues connected with the construction of a manufacturing plant in Poland.EUR15millionPoland
17-SepLSW Lesnodorski Slusarek & Partners; Maruta WachtaMaruta Wachta advised Equitin Partners on the acquisition of a majority stake in Kids & Co., an operator of private kindergartens in Poland. LSW Lesnodorski Slusarek & Partners advised Kids & Co.N/APolandHere
17-SepHogan LovellsThe Warsaw office of Hogan Lovells advised Pekao Bank Hipoteczny on the issue of the public mortgage bonds.N/APolandHere
18-SepK&L Gates; SMM LegalSMM Legal advised the National Center for Research and Development on its participation as public investor in the investment by public-private investment fund TDJ Pitango Ventures in Neptune sp. z o.o., the creator of the Neptune.ml platform. TDJ Pitango Ventures was supported by K&L Gates.EUR1.5millionPoland
21-SepEverberg; Eversheds SutherlandWierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland advised Grupa Netsprint, an Innova Capital portfolio company, on its acquisition of Way To Grow, a company that specializes in optimizing the advertising space of publishers in a programmatic model. Way To Grow was represented by Everberg.N/APolandHere
26-SepSK&S; White & CaseSK&S advised Cargill on its acquisition of entities operating within the Konsol Group. The owners of Konsol were represented by White & Case.N/APolandHere
26-SepWKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski BaehrWKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski Baehr advised Qualia Development Sp. z o.o. on the sale of Residence Management Sp. z o.o. to Chopin Airport Development Sp. z o.o.N/APolandHere
28-SepAllen & Overy; Clifford ChanceAllen & Overy advised Santander Bank Polska S.A. on the issue of its EUR 500 million Eurobonds. The joint lead managers, J.P. Morgan and PKO Bank Polski, were represented by Clifford Chance.EUR500millionPolandHere
1-OctAllen & Overy; Hogan LovellsA&O represented Mapletree Investments Pte Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited, in proceedings before the Polish Competition Authority related to the acquisition of companies and assets belonging to the Prologis, Inc. capital group. Hogan Lovells advised Prologis, Inc.USD1.1billionPoland
2-OctAct BSWWAct BSWW advised Zeitgeist Asset Management on its acquisition of an office building in Warsaw.N/APolandHere
8-OctSoltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak; WKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski BaehrSoltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak advised Eurocash S.A. on the sale of 100% of the shares in PayUp Polska S.A. to Centrum Rozliczen Elektronicznych Polskie ePlatnosci S.A. WKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski Baehr advised the buyers on the acquisition.N/APolandHere
9-OctClifford Chance; DentonsDentons advised PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna on financing provided by a consortium of banks, including PKO Bank Polski S.A., Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A., MUFG Bank N.V., and Santander Bank Polska S.A. The banks were represented by Clifford Chance.PLN4.1billionPolandHere
11-OctCMS; LinklatersCMS advised Mid Europa Partners on the sale of 100% of shares in Altura S. a r. l., the holding company which owns 99.77% of the shares in Polskie Koleje Linowe SA, to the Polish Development Fund. Linklaters advised the buyers on the deal.N/APolandHere
15-OctGide Loyrette NouelGide advised Orpea Polska on its acquisition of a property in Warsaw from Orange Polska.N/APolandHere
15-OctStudnicki Pleszka Cwiakalski GorskiStudnicki Pleszka Cwiakalski Gorski Limited Partnership successfully represented the Tesco Poland retail chain in an arbitration dispute before the Court of Arbitration at the Confederation of Lewiatan in a dispute involving the admissibility of turnover-based bonuses by the retail chain of use in trade.N/APolandHere
19-OctCMSCMS advised logistics company PCC Intermodal S.A. on its delisting from the Warsaw Stock Exchange and the re-materialization of its shares.N/APoland
25-OctDentonsDentons advised Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego on financing the building and the equipping of a local hospital in Zywiec, southern Poland.N/APolandHere
25-OctCooley; Kubas Kos Galkowski; Wiercinski Kwiecinski BaehrWKB assisted ShopRunner, Inc on the Polish aspects of its acquisition of both the enterprise of Spring NYC, Inc., and that of its Polish subsidiary, Spring Poland Sp. z o.o. Cooley advised the sellers globally and Kubas Kos Galkowski advised the sellers on Polish aspects of the transaction.N/APoland
26-OctDentonsDentons represented Generali on its acquisition of a 100% stake in Polish asset management company Union Investment TFI S.A. from Union Asset Management Holding AG. Weil, Gotshal & Manges advised the sellers on the transaction.N/APolandHere
30-OctDentonsDentons advised BGZ BNP Paribas on financing granted to PDC Industrial Center 59, a joint venture of Panattoni and Marvipol, for the construction of the Panattoni Park Warszawa Annopol warehouse.EUR9millionandPLN7millionPolandHere
30-OctKurzynski Lyszyk WierzbickiKKLW represented Poland's State Enterprise Porty Lotnicze on the takeover of the Radom Airport.N/APolandHere
30-OctAllen & OveryA&O advised Indorama Ventures Spain SL in merger proceedings before the President of the Competition and Consumers Protection Office regarding its acquisition of Kordarna Plus a.s. and subsidiary Kordplast s.r.o.N/APoland
31-OctEversheds SutherlandWierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland advised the Warsaw University of Technology on its entrance into an agreement with Lotos Lab sp. z o.o. to cooperate on R&D projects involving low-emission transportation and energy storage.N/APolandHere
1-NovAct Legal (BSWW)Act BSWW advised a member of the Ideal Idea group on its acquisition of real property located on the border of Warsaw and the nearby village of Raszyn.N/APolandHere
1-NovDLA Piper; Greenberg TraurigDLA Piper advised Fattal Leonardo Hotels (UK) Limited on the negotiation of a long-term "build-to-suit" lease agreement for a 4-star hotel in Warsaw. HD Reavis, the developer, was advised by Greenberg Traurig.N/APoland
1-NovCMSCMS advised Pierre Fabre on the launch of its first online store in Europe.N/APoland
2-NovCMSCMS advised Work Service S.A. on the dissolution of its joint venture with Fiege Logistik Stiftung & Co. KG, including taking full control over the JV by acquiring 26% of the shares in Work Service GmbH & Co. KG (the joint-venture vehicle) from Fiege Logistik Stiftung & Co. KG and spinning-off Exact Systems GmbH from the joint-venture. This project was a condition precedent for the sale of Work ServiceÍs majority stake in Exact Systems S.A. to Remango Investments.N/APoland
5-NovGreenberg Traurig; K&L Gates; Weil, Gotshal & MangesK&L Gates advised the EBRD on its acquisition of approximately 4.5% of the shares of Bank BGZ BNP Paribas, which takes place in the context of the completion of BGZ BNP ParibasÍ acquisition of the core assets of Raiffeisen Bank Polska S.A. announced in April 2018.Weil, Gotshal & Manges advised Reiffeisen and Greenberg Traurig assisted BGZ BNP Paribas.EUR100milionPoland
7-NovClifford Chance; Greenberg TraurigGreenberg Traurig advised Societe Generale on the sale of Euro Bank, its retail banking subsidiary in Poland, to Bank Millenium. Clifford Chance represented the buyers.N/APolandHere
9-NovCMS; Elzbieta WasilewskaCMS advised Athena Investments A/S on the sale of the the Polczyno wind farm (via Eolica Polczyno sp. z o.o.) to a local private investor. The buyer was advised by lawyer Elzbieta Wasilewska.N/APoland
11-NovAllen & Overy; Greenberg Traurig; Studnicki Pleszka Cwiakalski GorskiA&O advised Banco Santander and subsidiary Santander Bank Polska on the acquisition of Deutsche Bank PolskaÍs retail business. Studnicki Pleszka Cwiakalski Gorski provided legal advice to Deutsche Bank Polska, and Greenberg Traurig advised Deutsche Bank AG.EUR300millionPoland
11-NovAllen & Overy; MagnussonA&O advised Grupa Zywiec on its acquistion of 100% of shares in Browar Namysloww. Magnusson advised the seller.PLN500millionPoland
12-NovDentonsDentons' Warsaw advised BGZ BNP Paribas on a EUR 17 million financing granted to three Yareal Group companies to refinance the purchase costs of three properties in Warsaw intended for the construction of residential buildings.EUR17millionPolandHere
12-NovEversheds SutherlandEversheds Sutherland successfully represented InterRisk TU SA in a dispute with a contractor.N/APolandHere
13-NovStudnicki Pleszka Cwiakalski GorskiSPCG advised on the creation of Beta ETF WIG20TR, the first Polish closed-end investment fund, which was recently authorized by Polish Financial Supervision Authority.N/APolandHere
14-NovDentons; Redcliffe PartnersDentons advised BNP Paribas and a syndicate of international banks on the extension and increase of a pre-export secured revolving facility to Ferrexpo.USD500millionPolandHere
19-NovCrido Legal; Gessel; NoerrNoerr advised Work Service S.A. on the PLN 155.3 million sale of all its shares in Exact Systems' companies in a management buy-out by Pawel Gos and Leslaw Walaszczyk, founders and managers of Exact Systems, supported by funds managed by CVI Dom Maklerski through Remango Investments. Crido Legal advised the managers and Gessel advised CVI Dom Maklerski.N/APolandHere
20-NovMrowiec Fialek; Stemplewski Szczudlo & PartnersMrowiec Fialek & Partners advised the private equity fund Innova Capital on the acquisition by portfolio company OCRK Sp. z o.o. of Nuss Sp. z o.o. Stemplewski Szczudlo & Partners advised the seller on the deal.N/APolandHere
20-NovCDZ Legal; CMSCDZ Legal Advisors advised e-commerce company SaveCart on the sale of a minority stake in the company to mBank S.A. subsidiary Future Tech FIZ, a closed-end investment fund. CMS advised Future Tech FIZ.N/APolandHere
20-NovKwasnicki, Wrobel & PartnersKwasnicki, Wrobel & Partners advised Artifex Mundi S.A. on the preparation and implementation of a private stock offering.PLN10.5millionPolandHere
20-NovStudnicki Pleszka Cwiakalski GorskiSPCG Law Firm successfully represented Miejskie Przedsiebiorstwo Komunikacyjne S.A. before the Court of Appeal in Krakow in a dispute with the manufacturer of Krakowiak trams concerning the payment of a contractual PLN 15 million penalty due to a delay in vehicle delivery.PLN15millionPolandHere
21-NovLinklatersLinklaters advised Globalworth on a preliminary purchase agreement with Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield for the Skylight and Lumen office buildings in Warsaw, part of the multi-functional Zlote Tarasy complex.EUR190millionPolandHere
21-NovBaker Tilly Woroszylska Legal; Greenberg TraurigGreenberg Traurig's Warsaw office advised Generali Real Estate on the acquisition of an office building in Warsaw from S+B Gruppe. Baker Tilly Woroszylska Legal assisted S+B Gruppe on the sale.N/APolandHere
22-NovDentonsDentons Warsaw advised BGZ BNP Paribas on a EUR four million financing granted to Europejskie Centrum Inwestycyjne ECI S.A., a member of the ECI Group.EUR4millionPolandHere
22-NovStudnicki Pleszka Cwiakalski GorskiStudnicki Pleszka Cwiakalski Gorski successfully represented Krakow City Park Sp. z o.o. in a dispute with Polish tax authorities regarding the interpretation of VAT exemption regulations.N/APolandHere
22-NovGreenberg TraurigGreenberg Traurig's Warsaw office successfully represented Smithfield Foods in antitrust proceedings before the European Commission and Poland's Office of Competition and Consumer Protection.N/APolandHere
28-NovCienkowski & Partners; Compliance PartnersCienkowski & Partners advised United Beverages S.A. on its acquisition of 100% shares in System sp. z o.o. from Agnieszka Skowronska and Tomasz Skowronski. Compliance Partners advised the sellers.N/APoland
29-NovAllen & Overy; Greenberg TraurigGreenberg Traurig's Warsaw and Berlin Offices represented CCC S.A. in the sale of its German operations to German footwear retailer HR Group S.a. r.l., and its acquisition of 30.5% shares of the HR Group. Allen & Overy advised the HR Group on the deal.N/APoland
29-NovAllen & Overy; CMSCMS advised private equity fund Value4Capital on the acquisition by its V4C Poland Plus Fund of waste management firm Kom-Eko S.A. from Royalton Partners. Allen & Overy Warsaw advised the sellers.N/APoland
30-NovAct Legal (BSWW)Act BSWW advised ECC Real Estate on an unspecified project related to the newly-developed Nowa Stacja mall in Pruszkow, Poland.N/APoland
1-DecN/AK&L Gates advised Alfabeat Alfa sp. z o.o. sp.k in connection with an investment in Robocamp, a company creating online textbooks on robotics and programming.EUR450000Poland
1-DecAllen & Overy; Baker McKenzieA&O advised Innova Capital on the acquisition of a 33% stake in Oshee Polska sp. z o.o.. Baker McKenzie advised the seller.N/APoland
1-DecGide Loyrette Nouel; K&L GatesK&L Gates advised i2 Development S.A. on its joint investment in a special purpose vehicle together with YIT Development sp z o.o., which was advised by Gide Loyrette Nouel.N/APoland
1-DecN/AK&L Gates advised Grupa Lotos S.A. on establishing a corporate venture capital fund.N/APoland
1-DecGreenberg Traurig; K&L GatesK&L Gates advised Alfabeat Alfa sp. z o.o. sp.k in connection with its investment in Unamo, a company engaged in creation and management of an IT solution aiming at monitoring web-pages' positions in web searchers. Greenberg Traurig advised Unamo.N/APoland
1-DecKPM Legal Pajak Michalik; K&L GatesK&L Gates advised TDJ Pitango Ventures on an investment in Neptune Labs sp. z o.o. -- which wasassisted by KPM Legal Pajak Michalik.N/APoland
3-DecGide Loyrette NouelGide Loyrette Nouel advised Mindspace on its development in the Polish market.N/APoland
3-DecChajec, Don-Siemion & ZytoChajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto advised Capital Partners S.A., the majority shareholder of Gekoplast S.A, in connection with its acquisition by Karton S.p.A.N/APoland
3-DecDLA PiperDLA Piper advised both Alchemia and the selling shareholders on Alchemia's purchase of its own shares.N/APoland
5-DecBird & BirdBird & Bird helped PKN Orlen negotiate a sponsorship agreement with the Williams Formula 1 team.N/APoland
5-DecSSW Pragmatic SolutionsSSW Pragmatic Solutions advised BoomBit S.A. on a transaction which included the indirect acquisition of shares in Cellense s.r.o.N/APoland
5-DecDLA Piper; GKR LegalDLA Piper advised Allegro.pl on the acquisition of eBilet. GKR Legal advised the seller.N/APoland
6-DecGesselGessel advised the Polish Enterprise Fund VIII, a private equity fund managed by Enterprise Investors, on the acquisition of a minority stake in Anwim SA, an independent operator of fuel stations in Poland.PLN100millionPoland
10-DecCzabanski & GaluszynskiCzabanski & Galuszynski advised Yawal S.A. and Final S.A. on a syndicated loan of over PLN 90 million by Santander Bank Polska S.A. and mBank S.A.PLN90millionPoland
11-DecCzabanski & GaluszynskiCzabanski & Galuszynski advised Bank Handlowy w Warszawie S.A. on the sale of an NPL portfolio to two investment funds, acting through securitization funds.N/APoland
12-DecDentons; Ozog TomczykowskiDentons advised Jones Lang LaSalle on its acquisition of REAS. The Ozog Tomczykowski law firm advised REAS.N/APoland
12-DecCMSCMS advised Aberdeen Standard Investments on the acquisition of the Panattoni Europe Park Janki II logistics park.N/APoland
12-DecDLA PiperDLA Piper advised Alior Bank S.A. on the financing of the development of a multi-purpose investment including hotel, office, and retail space and a housing estate in Olsztyn, Poland by Inopa.PLN135millionPoland
13-DecDentons; Greenberg TraurigDentons Warsaw advised GLL Real Estate Partners on the acquisition of the Cedet building in Warsaw from Immobel Poland. Greenberg Traurig advised Immobel Poland on the sale.EUR129.5millionPoland
13-DecGreenberg TraurigGreenberg Traurig is representing CCC S.A. in the announced tender offer for 100% of Gino Rossi S.A.N/APoland
13-DecClifford ChanceClifford Chance Warsaw advised Work Service S.A. on its successful debt restructuring.N/APoland
14-DecCzabanski & GaluszynskiCzabanski & Galuszynski advised Wielton SA on adapting its operation to the requirements of the GDPR.N/APoland
14-DecAllen & Overy; NoerrNoerr advised Landesbank Hessen-Thuringen Girozentrale on the refinancing of Atrium European Real Estate's acquisition of the Wars Sawa & Junior shopping center in Warsaw. Allen & Overy advised AERE.N/APoland
20-DecDLA Piper; LinklatersDLA Piper advised Santander Bank Polska S.A. on the financing of the repayment of the existing facilities and acquisition of five student accommodation projects in Poznan, Lodz, Lublin, Wroclaw, and Warsaw by Griffin Real Estate. Linklaters advised the borrower.EUR27.5millionPoland
21-DecCMS; DLA PiperCMS advised both the EIB and PEKAO SA on financing of the revitalization and construction of the Norblin Factory in Warsaw, with a value of EUR 159.3 million. DLA Piper represented the borrower.EUR159.3millionPoland
21-DecSMM LegalSMM Legal advised Datarella GmbH on the process of raising share capital due to the contribution in kind of the shares of a Polish start-up company Baltic Data Science sp. z o.o. and legal aspects of the takeover, being a condition of a wider transaction which included the acquisition of a stake in Datarella by new investor Krypto AG.N/APoland
20-AprCMSCMS advised ING in connection with a USD 30 million loan to the Astarta Group, a sugar and agricultural production and an industrial milk producer company in Ukraine, for its export operations.USD30millionPoland; Ukraine
1-JanAllen & OveryRTPR Allen & Overy advised Raiffeisen Bank International AG and Raiffeisen Bank SA (Romania) on a financing of up to EUR 49.4 million granted to a Romanian subsidiary of CTP Group for the development of a logistic park near Bucharest, Romania.EUR49.4millionRomania
1-JanPwC Legal (David & Baias)D&B David si Baias advised Duet Private Equity on its acquisition of Marfin Bank Romania from Cyprus Popular Bank.N/ARomania
1-JanPwC Legal (David & Baias)D&B David si Baias and PwC Romania assisted Proleasing Motors SRL on the acquisition of the Hyundai car sales business and the business for repair and maintenance of Hyundai and Ford vehicles from Automar SRL.N/ARomania
2-JanAllen & Overy; Musat & Asociatii; Wolf TheissRTPR Allen & Overy advised the shareholders of A&D Pharma on the sale of the entire group to the Dr. Max pharmacy network, owned by Penta Investments. Musat & Asociatii advised the buyers on the transaction. Wolf Theiss assisted the Romanian entrepreneurs Becheanu Dorel Cristinel and Adina Maria Becheanu, shareholders of the pharmacy chain ARTA (which includes YORK FARM, IEZER FARM, PANPHARMA MED and FASTPHARM SRL) in the sale of the pharmacies to Penta Investments.N/ARomania
4-JanPopovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii assisted Auchan with the acquisition of OK Supermarket network, which consists of three stores located in and around Bucharest.N/ARomania
9-JanPetrea & Asociatii; Popovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii assisted longstanding client Voestalpine on the acquisition of the KTL plant in Timisoara, which produces coating for metal components, from Barum Technik. The seller was advised by Petrea & Asociatii.N/ARomania
15-JanPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii; PwC LegalPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii and global advisor PwC TLS Avvocati e Commercialisti Torino advised the CLN Group on an increase in its EUR 200 million loan facilities to EUR 315 that was advanced by a consortium of banks including IMI, Monte dei Paschi di Siena, BNP Paribas, UniCredit and Banca Popolare di Milano.EUR315millionRomania
15-JanDrakopoulosDrakopoulos advised Phonetastic GSM on its obtaining of a EUR 2 million open credit line to sustain its corporate expansion.N/ARomania
15-JanMorrison & Forester; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss and lead counsel Morrison & Forester advised shareholders Coopertif H2 Equity Partners Fund IV Holding W.A. and Ooesteinde Investment XXI B.V. on the sale of HALEX Holding GmbH.N/ARomania
17-JanFiron Bar Nir; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised Revetas Capital Fund II and an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management on the acquisition of an 86,000 square meter hotel complex in Bucharest. Firon Bar Nir advised the sellers.N/ARomania
22-JanBondoc Si Asociatii; DentonsBondoc si Asociatii assisted JD Norman Industries Inc., a US-based manufacturer of steel components, with Romanian law aspects related to its acquisition of REGE Automotive Brasov. The transaction, which involved the shareholdings of REGE Group in several countries, including Germany and Romania, involved financing by Wanxiang America Corporation, and Bondoc si Asociatii assisted JD Norman Industries on Romanian law aspects of that as well. Dentons advised Wanxiang America on the financing.N/ARomania
23-JanPopovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Auchan on its absorption of six companies, which together owned 11 Auchan Hyper shopping centres in Bucharest and other Romanian cities.EUR135millionRomania
23-JanPopovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Hidroconstructia on a USD 23 million syndicated credit agreement concluded with BRD Societe Generale and Exim Bank for the implementation of a USD 115.5 million contract in Jordan.USD23millionRomania
30-JanDeloitte Legal (Reff & Associates); TMO LegalReff & Associates assisted Banca Transilvania on the sale of a portion of its unsecured corporate & SME portfolio to EOS KSI Romania S.R.L., the Romanian subsidiary of a German group specializing in debt management and purchase. TMO Legal acted as legal counsel to EOS KSI Romania.EUR120millionRomania
30-JanPopovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised the PZP, SYAA, and ARXTUDIO architecture offices on their merger into a new entity, named CUMULUS.N/ARomania
1-FebPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii; Vlad Rogozea Sitaru & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised BLOM Bank on the restructuring of a EUR 22 million loan to Electroputere. Vlad Rogozea Sitaru & Asociatii advised Electroputere.EUR22millionRomania
1-FebPwC Legal (David & Baias)D&B David si Baias and PwC Romania assisted TDV SA on the acquisition of the Magnolia Shopping Center in Brasov, Romania. Following the transaction, TDV SA became the new shareholder of Miller Centre SRL, the owner of the shopping mall. The seller, Miller Developments, is a division of the British investment group Miller.N/ARomania
1-FebBDO; PwC Legal (David & Baias)D&B David si Baias and PwC Romania assisted private investor Ioan Biianu on the acquisition of participations held by Ienovan Radu in Romanian companies Glissando SRL, Tellurium Chemical Co SRL, and Conf-Met SA. BDO was the seller's legal advisor.N/ARomania
1-FebGoodwin Procter; Jones Day; Latham & Watkins; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss assisted Theramex HQ UK Limitedon on the acquisition of all assets belonging to the women's health business line of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries. Latham & Watkins and Jones Day were lead counsels to the buyer. Goodwin Procter advised Teva.USD703millionRomania
6-FebEversheds Sutherland; Maravela & AsociatiiMaravela & Asociatii advised Betty Ice, a Romanian ice cream producer, on the sale of the company to Unilever South Central Europe. The buyer was advised by Eversheds Sutherland.N/ARomania
7-FebAllen & OveryRTPR Allen & Overy obtained a dismissal of the application for restitution in kind for the land where the Profi store in the center of Cluj Napoca is located.N/ARomania
9-FebZamfirescu Racoti & PartnersZamfirescu Racoti & Partners successfully represented Romania's National Agency for Mineral Resources in arbitration against Chevron.N/ARomania
20-FebDobre, Tulei & Asociatii; Tuca Zbarcea & AsociatiiTuca Zbarcea & Asociatii advised the founders of Evotracking SRL on the sale of 100% stake to Vodafone Romania. Dobre, Tulei & Asociatii advised the buyers.N/ARomania
26-FebMaravela & AsociatiiMaravela & Asociatii advised Belgian company Interparking on its almost EUR 4 million acquisition of P700 Parking, in Timisoara, from S.C. Constructim S.A.EUR4millionRomania
28-FebEversheds Sutherland; Deloitte Legal (Reff & Associates)Reff & Associates advised NEPI Rockcastle on its taking over the building of a commercial center in downtown Sibiu, Romania, from Primavera Development Group. Primavera Development Group was assisted by Eversheds Sutherland Romania.EUR21millionRomania
28-FebPopovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Unirii View, a company owned by Belgian investor Yves Weerts, on a EUR 23 million financing from Raiffeisen Bank meant for the development of Unirii View's 19-floor office building.EUR23millionRomania
2-MarPopovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised WTA world number 1 women's tennis player Romanian Simona Halep on the signing of a new commercial endorsement contract with Nike.N/ARomania
8-MarAllen & Overy; Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii; Wolf TheissRTPR Allen & Overy advised the EBRD on a EUR 60 million loan to Transgaz, the technical operator of the national natural gas transmission, for its construction of Romania's section of a regional gas pipeline between Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary, and Austria. Transgaz was assisted by Tuca, Zbarcea & Asociatii. Wolf Theiss advised the European Investment Bank (EIB) in relation to the financing, via two tranches amounting to EUR 100 million, granted to Transgaz to finance the construction of the Romanian section of the gas pipeline from Bulgaria to Austria via Romania and Hungary (BRUA).EUR60millionandEUR100millionRomania
13-MarFenwick & West; Gunderson Dettmer; Tuca Zbarcea & AsociatiiTuca Zbarcea & Asociatii advised Accel Partners as lead investor in a EUR 153 million Series B funding round for UiPath, a leading enterprise robotic process automation software company. New investors CapitalG and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers joined Accel, already an existing investor, in contributing. Fenwick & West also advised Accel, and Gunderson Dettmer advised UiPath.EUR153millionRomania
13-MarClifford ChanceClifford Chance Badea secured a favorable decision for BRD Societe Generale in relation to a claim raised by Metexcom SRL at the Court of International Commercial Arbitration attached to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania.N/ARomania
16-MarPopovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPNSA advised the Somaco Group on several multimillion credit facilities granted by BRD Societe Generale and Banca Transilvania.N/ARomania
19-MarSuciu Popa & AssociatesSuciu Popa has successfully represented an Enel Group company at the Romanian High Court of Cassation and Justice in a matter involving the issuance of green certificates for a wind energy production project.N/ARomania
22-MarMusat & AsociatiiThe criminal law team of Musat & Asociatii won a case before Romania's High Court of Cassation and Justice involving client Ludovic Orban, the chairman of the main opposition party, who had been accused of using his influence to obtain undue advantage by the Romanian National Anticorruption Directorate.N/ARomania
26-MarSuciu Popa & AssociatesSuciu Popa successfully represented Hidroelectrica, an electricity production and technological services provider in Romania, in two complex court cases involving claims of over EUR 2 million made by an equipment provider.EUR2millionRomania
26-MarAllen & Overy; PelifilipPeliFilip assisted the majority shareholder of the Romanian companies EcoPack and Ecopaper with the sale of its shares to the British group DS Smith. Allen & Overy advised DS Smith on the deal.N/ARomania
29-MarPopovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii provided legal advice to a nature documentary movie project named "Untamed Romania," which had its Romanian premiere at the Bucharest National Theater on March 21, 2018.N/ARomania
1-AprPwC Legal (David & Baias); Toader si AsociatiiD&B David si Baias assisted the Jianu familiy with the sale of their participation in Proestetica Hospital SRL to Centrul Medical "Policlinico di Monza" SRL. Toader si Asociatii was the buyer`s legal advisor.N/ARomania
1-AprDima si Asociatii; PwC Legal (David & Baias)D&B David si Baias advised the shareholders of Clinica Polisano on the sale of the company. Dima si Asociatii advised the buyer.N/ARomania
1-AprSchoenherr; Shearman & SterlingSchoenherr and Shearman & Sterling advised the Eurobank Group on the sale of its shares in Bancpost SA, ERB Retail Services IFN SA ,and ERB Leasing IFN SA to Banca Transilvania.N/ARomania
3-AprTuca Zbarcea & AsociatiiTuca Zbarcea & Asociatii advised Al Dahra Agriculture LLC on the acquisition of a project company (Agricost), holding the farming rights to approximately 57,000 hectares in Romania.EUR200millionRomania
5-AprMitel & Partners; Deloitte Legal (Reff & Associates)Reff & Associate - the Romanian office of Deloitte Legal - advised the Halewood Group on the sale of its wine production and distribution operations to the Alexandrion Group. Alexandrion was advised by Mitel & Partners.N/ARomania
11-AprSuciu Popa & AssociatesSuciu Popa successfully represented Monsson Trading in enforcement proceedings against the ING Bank.N/ARomania
12-AprSchoenherrSchoenherr Romania assisted Salesianer Miettex with the acquisition of Promar Textil SRL's professional laundry services business from its shareholders (the Moraru family).EUR5millionRomania
13-AprNestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston PetersenNestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen represented Azomures, a Romanian fertilizer producer, in a commercial dispute against private railway company Grup Feroviar Roman.EUR15millionRomania
24-AprAllen & OveryRTPR Allen & Overy advised a syndicate of banks made up of ING Bank N.V., Banca Comerciala Romana, Raiffeisen Bank SA, and UniCredit Bank SA in relation to a credit facility of USD 360 million granted to KMG International.USD360millionRomania
1-MayPwC Legal (David & Baias); Radulescu, Iliescu, Maravela & AsociatiiD&B David si Baias performed a legal due diligence investigation and provided legal transaction assistance to Rombat SA during its subscription of approximately 35% from the share capital of Prime Motors Industry SRL. Radulescu, Iliescu, Maravela & Asociatii advised the seller.N/ARomania
1-Maybpv Grigorescu StefanicaBPV Grigorescu Stefanica assisted the Municipality of Bucharest with the preparation of a prospectus for admission to trading of 55,500 municipal bonds, amounting to RON 555 million, with a fixed interest rate of 5.6% (5.53% effective interest rate after premium) and a maturity of ten years, on the regulated spot market of the Bucharest Stock Exchange.RON555millionRomania
2-MayCMS; Tuca Zbarcea & AsociatiiTuca Zbarcea & Asociatii advised Peeraj Brands International on the EUR 33 million sale of a 100% stake in Shoe Express S.A. to Polish footwear retailer CCC. CMS Romania advised CCC.EUR33millionRomania
2-MayCEE AttorneysCEE Attorneys advised venture capital fund Sparking Capital in signing a seed investment contract with Romanian toy company Evertoys.N/ARomania
9-MayAllen & Overy; Wolf TheissRTPR Allen & Overy advised Autonom Services on the acquisition of BT Operational Leasing, an operational leasing company currently owned by the Banca Transilvania Group. BT was represented by Wolf Theiss.n/aRomania
16-MayBiris GoranBiris Goran assisted Romanian investors in the hostile takeover ofæRomprimæSAæ, a leading Romanian fire-fighting and other special vehicles manufacturer.N/ARomania
18-MayDeloitte Legal; Kinstellar; Deloitte Legal (Reff & Associates)Reff & Associates - the Bulgarian member of Deloitte Legal - advised MAS Real Estate on its acquisition of the Militari Shopping Center in Bucharest from Atrium European Real Estate. Atrium was advised by Kinstellar Romania.EUR95millionRomania
24-MayPopovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPNSA advised Medicover on the acquisition of a majority stake in Pelican Hospital in Romania.N/ARomania
25-MayNestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston PetersenNestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen successfully represented the Municipality of Bucharest in a dispute involving ownership of the Mogosoaia Palace.N/ARomania
13-JunClifford Chance; Hengeler MuellerClifford Chance Badea advised BNP Paribas Leasing on the acquisition of shares in two Romanian companies from IKB, a Germany-based group that is exiting the local market. Hengeler Mueller (global) and Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii (local) advised IKB on the deal.N/ARomania
18-JunCMS; NoerrNoerr advised Germany's Messer group on its take-over of the Buse Gaz company, which provides delivery services for industrial gases in Romania. Buse Gaz was represented by CMS Romania.N/ARomania
20-JunKinstellar; Allen & OveryKinstellar advised Ballymore Group, an Ireland-based international property development company, on the sale of property to Mitiska REIM. The buyer was represented by RTPR Allen & Overy.N/ARomania
21-JunPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii; SchoenherrSchoenherr assisted AkzoNobel on its acquisition of 100% of the shares of Fabryo Corporation S.R.L., a decorative paints company. The seller, Oresa Ventures, was assisted by Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii.N/ARomania
21-JunKinstellar; Popovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPNSA advised Swiss grain and fertilizer trader Ameropa on the acquisition of 40% of the shares of agribusiness companies Promat Comimpex and Agroind Cauaceu, two distributors of agricultural inputs and outputs in the northern part of Romania. The sellers, Cristian Moldovan and Dan Corbut, were represented by Kinstellar.N/ARomania
25-JunPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii; Tuca Zbarcea & AsociatiiTuca Zbarcea & Asociatii advised Speedwell Real Estate Development on its acquisition of two plots of land from Austrian real estate investor Immofinanz, which was represented by Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii.N/ARomania
26-JunPaul Hastings; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised ContourGlobal on the acquisition of a 7 MW photovoltaic project in Romania from Quadrivio Capital from one of the largest private equity funds in Italy, recently taken over by Green Arrow Capital. Paul Hastings advised the italian entities.EUR7millionRomania
28-JunMusat & AsociatiiMusat & Asociatii successfully represented Romania's Vasile Alecsandri Cultural and Scientific Society and the Ministry of Culture and National Identity in a dispute involving the classification of the Vasile Alecsandri Memorial House in Bacau as a historical monument.N/ARomania
29-JunKinstellarKinstellar advised US-based Idera Inc. on its acquisition of Froala Labs, a Romanian start-up which develops tools for web and mobile app programmers.N/ARomania
1-JulPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii; PwC Legal (David & Baias); SchoenherrSchoenherr advised German group Phoenix on its acquisition of drugs wholesaler Farmexim and the Help Net pharmace chain. Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii and David & Baias advised the sellers.EUR100millionRomania
2-JulKinstellar; Sidley AustinKinstellar and Sidley Austin advised Pandora Media Inc. on its EUR 145 million acquisition of AdsWizz Inc., a digital audio ad tech firm.EUR145millionRomania
2-JulKinstellarKinstellar advised the shareholders of Promat Comimpex and Agroind Cauaceu, two agribusiness companies in Romania, on the sale of 40% of their shares to Ameropa, a Swiss grain and fertilizer trader.N/ARomania
3-JulNestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston PetersenNestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen assisted AFI Europe with the acquisition of 43,000 square meters of land close to Bucharest's AFI Park office development and shopping mall from New Century Holdings.N/ARomania
5-JulClifford ChanceClifford Chance Badea secured a favorable decision for Pfizer in relation with the claim of a pharmaceutical company concerning the Romanian Ministry of Health's public acquisition procedure of 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine.N/ARomania
5-JulTuca Zbarcea & AsociatiiTuca Zbarcea & Asociatii advised Ringier Sportal, a joint venture of Ringier Romania and Bulgaria's Sportal Media Group, on the acquisition of Romanian sports brand Gazeta Sporturilor and its online platform.N/ARomania
9-JulAllen & Overy; Wolf TheissThe Bucharest office of Wolf Theiss assisted BT Investments with the sale of 100% shares of BT Operational Leasing to Autonom Services and Autonom International. RTPR Allen & Overy advised both Autonom Group companies in the acquisition.N/ARomania
12-JulTuca Zbarcea & AsociatiiTuca Zbarcea & Asociatii advised ENGIE Romania on the acquisition of 60% of Flashnet.N/ARomania
12-JulPopovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Swietelsky Romania on its successful tender for a public procurement contract involving the "Rehabilitation of the Pedestrian Tunnel, Railway Platforms and Coverings, Water-Sewage Networks for the Sibiu Station" by Romania's National Railroad Company.N/ARomania
13-JulAllen & Overy; Baker McKenzie; Tuca Zbarcea & AsociatiiRTPR Allen & Overy advised Pet Product shareholder Cristian Pop on the sale of his company to Rohatyn Group. The buyer was represented by Baker McKenzie and Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii.N/ARomania
16-JulPopovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPNSA advised Medicover on the acquisition of Romania's Academica Medical Center.N/ARomania
17-JulRopes & Gray; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss assisted US fund Genstar Capital LLC in acquiring CRF Health Group, an international provider of health-related services, from private equity firm Vitruvian Partners. The deal was part of a global transaction involving the US, UK, Australia, Finland, and Romania subsidiaries of CRF Health Group Limited. Ropes & Gray was lead counsel for the buyer.N/ARomania
27-JulCMS; Deloitte Legal (Reff & Associates)Reff & Associates advised Damen, a shipbuilding group in the Netherlands, on taking over Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co Ltd.'s participation in Romania's Daewoo Mangalia shipyard. DSME was advised by CMS.N/ARomania
30-JulClifford ChanceClifford Chance Badea advised Rockwool Romania during the negotiations of a construction contract with CON-A Sibiu for a stone wool factory in Ploiesti, Romania.N/ARomania
8-AugPeliFilip; Popovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Dedeman on the acquisition of The Bridge, a new office project in Bucharest with approximately 80,000 square meters of leasable area, from Forte Partners. The seller was counseled by PeliFilip.N/ARomania
10-AugDrakopoulosDrakopoulos assisted Yellow Korner with regard to its presence in Romania by preparing a "franchising kit."N/ARomania
17-AugPopovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPNSA advised private healthcare chain Medicover on its acquisition of the Phoenix Medical Center, which has a network of eight medical centers in Southwest Romania.N/ARomania
22-AugBiris GoranBiris Goran representedæOne United Propertiesæin the acquisition of a 25,800 sqm piece of land in BucharestÍs Floreasca area from Telekom, following a February 2018 public auction.EUR18millionRomania
24-AugTuca Zbarcea & AsociatiiTuca Zbarcea & Asociatii advised Erste Bank Group on its acquisition of an additional 6.29% shareholding in Banca Comerciala Romana from investment company SIF Oltenia, giving it a 99.88% stake.N/ARomania
27-AugMaravela & Asociatii; SchoenherrMaravela & Asociatii assisted a majority shareholder of Romanian petfood producer Nordic Petfood on the sale of the entire business to United Petfood. Schoenherr advised United Petfood on the acquisition.N/ARomania
30-AugDeloitte Legal (Reff & Associates); Wolf TheissReff & Associates assisted Banca Transilvania on the sale of a portion of its secured corporate & SME portfolio to B2holding, the Romanian subsidiary of a leading Pan-European debt specialist. Wolf Theiss advised the buyer.EUR125millionRomania
30-AugDeloitte Legal (Reff & Associates); DLA Piper; Laura Istrate Law OfficeReff & Associates advised Priscilla BV on the sale (by means of a share deal) of its office portfolio of four office buildings in Bucharest. Laura Istrate Law Office was the purchaserÍs legal advisor and DLA Piper Dinu was the foreign financial insititution's legal advisor.EUR8.8millionRomania
1-Sepbpv Grigorescu Stefanicabpv Grigorescu Stefanica assisted Immofinanz AG with respect to notification of the economic concentration resulting from its takeover of sole control over S Immo AG to Romania's competition council.EUR390millionRomania
1-SepPopovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Somaco Grup Prefabricate, an affiliate of Swedish investment fund Oresa Ventures, on the merger by acquisition of Somaco Antrepriza and Somaco Structuri Prefabricate. Through the merger, Somaco Grup Prefabricate also acquired the G&D Teius, Targoviste, and Timisoara concrete products plants.N/ARomania
1-Sepbpv Grigorescu Stefanica; Rada & AsociatiiBPV Grigorescu Stefanica assisted Fair Value Com on its take-over by S&T Romania. S&T Romania was assisted by Rada & Asociatii.N/ARomania
4-SepBiris GoranBiris Goran advised CloudTreats Inc., on the sale of its food delivery platform, hipMenu.ro, to online food-delivery group Delivery Hero.N/ARomania
18-SepWolf TheissWolf Theiss's Bucharest office reported that it secured a favorable decision in the first instance in an EUR 180 million claim against Saudi Arabia's Al-Arrab Contracting Co., the majority shareholder of Electroputere Craiova.EUR180millionRomania
24-SepPopovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPNSA assisted Swiss grain and fertilizer trader Ameropa on its acquisition of the Sarulesti agricultural base from Comcereal Fundulea.N/ARomania
2-OctClifford Chance; White & CaseClifford Chance Badea advised Polish-based private equity fund Abris Capital Partners on the sale of the Urgent Cargus courier company to Mid Europa Partners. White & Case advised Mid Europa on the deal.N/ARomania
10-OctStratulat AlbulescuStratulat Albulescu advised World Class Romania on the acquisition of the Stay Fit Gym Oltenitei fitness club from Stay Fit Gym SRL.N/ARomania
15-OctPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii; The Law ChamberPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised WDP, a Belgian developer and owner of logistics and warehousing, on the acquisition of two logistics parks in Romania: Dunca Logistics Centre from Dunca Imobiliare and CTPark Cluj I from CTP Group. Dunca Imobiliare was represented by Moroianu & Associates, and the CTP Group was advised by Romania's The Law Chamber.N/ARomania
24-OctAllen & OveryRTPR Allen & Overy advised Arobs Transilvania on the acquisition of SAS Grup, the company that owns alarma.ro. Solo Practitioner Gabriela Stanescu advised the SAS Grup on the deal.N/ARomania
25-OctMcGregor & PartnersMcGregor & Partners helped Fauna & Flora International acquire 115 hectares of land in Transylvania to provide a key corridor for large carnivores as part of the EU's Life Connect Carpathians project.N/ARomania
29-OctPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii; Tuca Zbarcea & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Voestalpine on the acquisition of a majority stake in Travertec Buzau. Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii advised the seller.N/ARomania
30-OctSuciu Popa & AssociatesSuciu Popa & Associates represented KMG International in connection with the structuring and creation of the new Kazakh-Romanian Investment Fund.N/ARomania
31-OctDeloitte Legal (Reff & Associates)Reff & Associates advised Patria Bank on the sale of a portfolio of non-performing loan receivables to InvestCapital LTD, a part of the KRUK Group.RON245millionRomania
1-NovBerechet Rusu HiritBerechet Rusu Hirit successfully represented the Monsson Group, a green energy producer and owner of two wind farms in Constanta, Romania, in a tax dispute before the country's High Court of Cassation and Justice.N/ARomania
2-NovPopovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised RTC Proffice Experience, a subsidiary of Swedish investment fund Oresa Ventures, on the acquisition of the cleaning and hygiene products distribution of Paper Plus SRL.N/ARomania
9-NovDentons; PwC LegalDentons advised Monsson on the sale of a member of its group to an Italian investor. PwC Legal advised the buyerN/ARomania
12-NovTuca Zbarcea & AsociatiiTuca Zbarcea & Associates advised a syndicate of banks consisting of Banca Comerciala Romana, Raiffeisen Bank, BRD Groupe Societe Generale, and Banca Transilvania on a syndicated credit facility for MedLife.N/ARomania
13-NovIjdelea MihailescuIjdelea Mihailescu assisted Black Sea Oil & Gas throughout the performance of the open season capacity booking process and its entrance into a gas transmission contract with SNTGN Transgaz necessary for the Midia Gas Development Project, a project aimed at putting the natural gas of XV Midia Block, offshore Black Sea, into production.N/ARomania
14-NovPopovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Associates advised DB Schenker on the merger of its Romanian businesses into one company.N/ARomania
14-NovPelifilip; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss assisted funds advised by Revetas Capital Advisors LLP in the acquisition of the Landmark, a premium office complex located in Bucharest's Central Business District, from Manali Holdings Limited and Daphne Consultancy Real Estate SRL. PeliFilip advised the sellers on the deal.N/ARomania
15-NovTanasescu Gavrila and Associates; Zamfirescu Racoti & PartnersZamfirescu Racoti & Partners and Tanasescu Gavrila & Asociatii successfully represented the Romania state in an ICSID investment arbitration initiated by Alpiq AG Switzerland.USD450millionRomania
20-NovPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii; Tuca Zbarcea & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii assisted Voestalpine AG on the acquisition of a 60% stake in Travertec Buzau from PCM RAIL.ONE AG. Tuca Zbarcea Asociatii advised Travertec on the sale.N/ARomania
20-NovPopovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPNSA assisted RTC Proffice Experience, a subsidiary of Sweden's Oresa Ventures investment fund, with its acquisition of the cleaning and hygiene products distribution business of Paper Plus SRL.N/ARomania
22-NovAllen & Overy; NoerrRTPR Allen & Overy advised Ruukki Romania, a member of the Swedish group SSAB, in relation to the sale of its factory in Bolintin-Deal, Romania, to Finland's Peikko Group Corporation. Noerr advised the buyers.N/ARomania
23-NovSuciu Popa & AssociatesSuciu Popa & Associates advised Black Sea Oil & Gas S.R.L. and its co-venture partners Petro Ventures Resources S.R.L and Gas Plus International B.V. on signing a Gas Sales Agreement with ENGIE subsidiary Engie Energy Management Romania S.R.L. for natural gas supply from the Midia Gas Development Project.N/ARomania
27-NovDLA Piper; Stratulat AlbulescuStratulat Albulescu advised GapMinder on its EUR 600,000 investment in FintechOS. DLA Piper advised Fintech on the deal.EUR600000Romania
27-NovDLA Piper; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss Bucharest assisted Search Corporation and two minority shareholders in the sale of their participation in Plaza Development SRL, which owns Bucharest's Crystal Tower office building, to Czech investment company PPF Real Estate. DLA Piper advised the seller.N/ARomania
27-NovMaravela & AsociatiiMaravela|Asociatii assisted CEE chemicals producer Chimcomplex in the Romanian Competition Council's merger review procedure related to the company's takeover of Oltchim's assets.N/ARomania
27-NovIjdelea MihailescuIjdelea Mihailescu provided legal assistance to Black Sea Oil & Gas in relation to the Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation & Commissioning Contract for all offshore and onshore facilities and Development Drilling Contract with GSP Offshore for the Midia Gas Development Project, offshore Romania.N/ARomania
27-NovJinga & AsociatiiJinga & Asociatii advised Romania's Ecofarmacia Network on the structuring, implementation, and operation of the online Pilulka.ro pharmacy platform.N/ARomania
6-DecDentonsDentons advised a syndicate of Bank Pekao S.A., Ceska Sporitelna, a.s., PKO BP, and ING Bank Slaski on the financing of AmRest Group.EUR190millionRomania
14-DecBondoc Si Asociatii; Dentons; Deloitte Legal (Reff & Associates); Stratulat Albulescu; White & CaseDentons advised Credit Suisse AG and Stratulat Albulescu and White & Case advised VTB Bank Europe SE on financing for Chimcomplex SA Borzesti's acquisition of several asset bundles from Oltchim SA. Bondoc & Asociatii advised Oltchim on the sale and Reff & Associates, a member of Deloitte Legal, developed the due dilligence report based on which Chimcomplex secured its financing.EUR40millionRomania
18-DecAllen & Overy; Paun Ciprian si AsociatiiRTPR Allen & Overy advised CEECAT Capital on the sale of Brikston Construction Solutions S.A., one of the major players on the masonry and finishing materials market in Romania, to the Austrian group Leier. The buyer was advised by Paun Ciprian si Asociatii.N/ARomania
30-DecDrakopoulosDrakopoulos advised EMV-UTIL SRL on its acquisition of land plots in Romania and on the construction of real estate development projects in several Romanian cities.EUR10millionRomania
1-Decbpv Grigorescu Stefanica; Jones Day; Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Wolf TheissBPV Grigorescu Stefanica assisted Molex USA (a subsidiary of Koch Industries) on its acquisition of the Laird GroupÍs Romanian subsidiary. Jones Day UK acted as lead counsel for Molex and coordinated the legal assistance provided in several jurisdictions. Laird CVS Division was advised by Weil, Gotshal & Manges and Wolf Theiss.N/ARomania;
18-SepAP Legal; CMS; JPM Jankovic Popovic MiticAP Legal Belgrade and CMS Bucharest advised the lenders of Victoria Group a.d. Beograd and its subsidiaries on the sale of its loan receivables to MK Group d.o.o. Belgrade. Jankovic, Popovic, Mitic advised the Victoria Group.N/ARomania; Serbia
8-JanWhite & CaseWhite & Case advised Russian food retailer X5 Retail Group on the acquisition of one of the largest retail supermarket chains in Russia, currently operating under the O'KEY brand.N/ARussia
10-JanCarnelutti; Dentons; OrrickOrrick advised U.S. impact finance company FINCA Impact Finance in the divestiture of its micro-finance operations in Russia to Luxembourg-based Mikro Kapital. The transaction involved restructuring third-party financing from the EBRD, the MEF, and the responsAbility Fund. Mikro Kapital was advised by Italian/Russian law firm Carnelutti, and the lenders were advised by Dentons.N/ARussia
12-JanDentonsDentons advised Raven Russia on its acquisition of part of a warehouse complex from the Orientir group.N/ARussia
17-JanGoltsblat BLPGoltsblat BLP advised AFG National on the sale of a 35% stake in its subsidiary Yuzhniye Zemli LLC to Volga Group Agro, a company consolidating Volga Group's agricultural projects.N/ARussia
17-JanAndrey Gorodisskiy & PartnersAndrey Gorodisskiy & Partners supported a capital increase of a commercial real estate sub-fund to RUB 8.8. billion through Telecom-5 - a joint venture of Sberbank PJSC and Rostelecom PJSC.RUB2.4billionRussia
18-JanDLA Piper; SalomonsDLA Piper advised Yandex.Taxi on its acquisition of Russia's FoodFox restaurant delivery service. Salomons advised the sellers.N/ARussia
19-JanClifford Chance; DentonsClifford Chance Moscow advised a consortium of banks on a EUR 150 million syndicated facility for PJSC Chelyabinsk Pipe, a Russian manufacturer of tubular goods and the provider of integrated solutions for fuel and energy companies. The ChelPipe group was advised by Dentons.EUR150millionRussia
30-JanEgorov Puginsky Afanasiev & PartnersEPAM defended the interests of the Federal State Institution of the North West Construction, Reconstruction, and Restoration Management of the Russian Federation Culture Ministry in a dispute over a penalty of RUB 300 million levied against the contractor Stroy Soyuz LLC.RUB300millionRussia
12-FebCapital Legal Services; Skolkovo Deal Support CenterCapital Legal Services advised the Rusnano Sistema SICAR fund on its USD 1.5 million investment project into Geosplit, a Russian oil service developer and integrator of technology for the oil industry. Geosplit was advised by the Skolkovo Deal Support Center.USD1.5millionRussia
12-FebCapital Legal Services; Skolkovo Deal Support CenterCapital Legal Services advised the Rusnano Sistema SICAR fund on its USD 1.5 million investment project into Geosplit, a Russian oil service developer and integrator of technology for the oil industry. Geosplit was advised by the Skolkovo Deal Support Center.USD1.5millionRussia
13-FebGoltsblat BlpGoltsblat BLP advised Alfa-Bank on the acquisition of a portfolio of shares in Pay-Me, a mobile acquiring services company.N/ARussia
16-FebWhite & CaseWhite & Case advised JSC Siberian Anthracite, a producer and exporter of ultrahigh-grade anthracite, on a pre-export financing of up to US 570 million from a pool of international and Russian banks.USD570millionRussia
27-FebDLA PiperDLA Piper advised NovaWind, a Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation's unit responsible for new energy programs in Russia, on its joint venture with Dutch turbine developer Lagerwey to supply 388 turbines to Russian wind farms by 2022.N/ARussia
1-MarEgorov Puginsky Afanasiev & PartnersEPAM defended the interests of Razvitie Zdorovia i Sporta LLC in a dispute over billions of rubles worth of losses.RUB100millionRussia
8-MarCMS; Kirkland & Ellis; Latham & WatkinsCMS Russia advised LivaNova PLC on the sale of its cardiac rhythm management business to MicroPort Scientific Corp. Latham & Watkins was global counsel to LivaNova. Kirkland & Ellis acted as legal counsel to MicroPort.USD190millionRussia
9-MarEgorov Puginsky Afanasiev & PartnersEgorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners successfully defended VEB-Leasing in a dispute against Inpromleasing.RUB12billionRussia
9-MarBaker Mckenzie; Capital Legal ServicesCapital Legal Services advised Leroy Merlin on its RUB 12 billion acquisition of 12 out of the 14 K-Rauta stores owned by Finland's Kesko, with Kesko discontinuing its operations in Russia. Baker McKenzie advised Kesko on the sale.RUB12billionRussia
19-MarBaker Mckenzie; Goltsblat BLPGoltsblat BLP advised the shareholder of Tymensky Fanerny Zavod, a plywood producer in Western Siberia, on the sale of the company's 100% stake to SVEZA, a global producer of birch plywood. SVEZA was advised by Baker McKenzie.N/ARussia
21-MarGoltsblat BLP; White & CaseGoltsblat BLP advised Otkrytaya Mobilnaya Pltaforma LLC and RUSINTEH on the sale of 75% of shares of Otkrytaya Mobilnaya Pltaforma and 75% of shares of Vatron LLC respectively to PJSC Rostelecom. Rostelecom was advised by White & Case's Moscow office.N/ARussia
17-AprPepeliaev GroupThe Pepeliaev Group won three tenders to provide Gazprom PJSC general legal and consulting services, audits in relation to taxes and social security contributions, and representation before state and judicial authorities.N/ARussia
24-AprAlrudAlrud represented NIDEC Corporation before FAS Russia as part of Nidec Corporation's global acquisition of Whirlpool CorporationÍs Embraco compressor business.USD1.08billionRussia
4-MayBryan Cave Leighton PaisnerBryan Cave Leighton Paisner successfully represented mobile operator VimpelCom in a dispute with the Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service over changes to B2B SMS service tariffs.N/ARussia
7-MayAlrud; Slaughter And MayAlrud advised SICPA Security Solutions SA regarding the establishment of a JV with Russian local partners to provide equipment and services relating to the tracking, tracing, and identifying goods in Russia. Slaughter and May advised on English law.N/ARussia
7-MayAlrud; Loeb & Loeb; Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & GarrisonAlrud represented Endeavor in the acquisition of NeuLion, a technology product and service provider specializing in the digital video broadcasting, distribution and monetization of live and on-demand content to Internet-enabled devices. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison was global advisor to Endeavor and Loeb & Loeb acted for NeuLion.USD250millionRussia
8-MayEgorov Puginsky Afanasiev & PartnersEgorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners represented publicly owned joint-stock company Alviz, subsidiary to the Beluga Group, in an intellectual property rights dispute against LLC Shampanskiye Vina.N/ARussia
14-MayBryan Cave Leighton Paisner; S & K VerticalBryan Cave Leighton Paisner represented the interests of Double LLC in a dispute with the social network VKontakte over the use of open data from a social network. VKontakte was represented by S&K Vertical.N/ARussia
15-MayWhite & CaseWhite & Case advised VTB Bank on a secured term loan provided to Russian retail chain PJSC M.video for the acquisition of shares in Russian retail chain Eldorado.N/ARussia
16-MayAlrud; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Latham & WatkinsAlrud advised Widex A/S on Russian antitrust law issues arising from its global merger with the Sivantos Group. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Latham & Watkins advised Sivantos.USD2.26billionRussia
24-MayEgorov Puginsky Afanasiev & PartnersEgorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners successfully represented Bank Saint Petersburg in a case against Russian entrepreneur Vitaly Arkhangelsky and Oslo Marine Group Ports LLC before the High Court of Justice.RUB1.5billionRussia
24-MayBryan Cave Leighton PaisnerThe Moscow office of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner successfully represented the Prosveshcheniye publishing house in an intellectual property rights dispute against Russian publishing house Ventana-Graf.RUB3.7billionRussia
28-MayYustYUST advised Rusgazdobycha JSC on the preliminary stage of an agreement with Gazprom to build a gas plant in the Leningrad region of Russia.N/ARussia
5-JunCMS; Hoche Societe d'AvocatsCMS represented Orange S.A. in connection with the Russian aspects of its takeover of Business & Decision S.A. Hoche Societe d'Avocats was global counsel to the buyer.EUR62.5millionRussia
26-JunBryan Cave Leighton PaisnerBryan Cave Leighton Paisner advised MasterCard Member Association on its launch of a new service, consisting of simultaneous cash-out with POS payment by bank card at shop tills, tentatively named "Cash-Out" or "Purchase with Cash Back" on the Russian market.N/ARussia
30-JunAlrudAlrud advised AEON on the establishment of a joint venture owning assets in the territory of the property complex of JSC Khimprom for the purposes of modernizing and developing carbide production.N/ARussia
4-JulEgorov, Puginski, Afanasiev & Partners; Macfarlanes; Maitland ChambersEgorov, Puginski, Afanasiev & Partners, Macfarlanes, and Maitland Chambers successfully represented UC Rusal in a dispute involving the sale of Norilsk Nickel shares by Roman Abramovich's Crispian Investments to Vladimir Potanin's Whiteleave Holdings.N/ARussia
10-JulDentons; White & caseWhite & Case advised a group of 13 international banks coordinated by UniCredit Bank and Raiffeisenbank on a new USD 820 million unsecured finance facility provided to EuroChem Group AG, a mineral fertilizer producer company. Dentons advised the EuroChem Group on the transaction.USD820millionRussia
11-JulMaxima LegalMaxima Legal advised financial blockchain platform Zodiaq on its initial coin offering.N/ARussia
13-JulWhite & CaseWhite & Case advised Baltic Gas Chemical on the construction of a methanol plant project in Ust-Luga, an industrial port in Russia's Leningrad region.N/ARussia
16-JulEgorov Puginsky Afanasiev & PartnersThe St. Petersburg office of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners successfully defended the interests of Russian airline Aviastar-TU in a long-running dispute regarding an aircraft engine maintenance contract.N/ARussia
24-JulBryan Cave Leighton PaisnerBryan Cave Leighton Paisner advised international investment company Verno on its management of the Kazakhstan Infrastructure Fund C.V. in a project involving the development and letting of around 25,000 square meters of warehouse premises.N/ARussia
27-JulClifford Chance; CMSClifford Chance advised 14 Russian and international banks on the USD 825 million facility for potash producer Uralkali. CMS advised Uralkali.USD825millionRussia
31-JulAlrudAlrud advised Fl.ru, a Russia-based remote job website, on the sale by Artem Bektimirov, Vitaly Martyanov and Anton Mazhirin of 97.5% of the company to TalentTech, a subsidiary of Russian investment company Severgroup OOO.USD7.6millionRussia
6-AugBryan Cave Leighton PaisnerBryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Russia) successfully represented Samsung C&T Corporation in proceedings against Rostovskiy ElectroMetallurgicheskiy Zavod involving REMZ's alleged breach of a supply contract.N/ARussia
7-AugEgorov Puginsky Afanasiev & PartnersEgorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners successfully represented Solntse Mexico in a dispute before the Moscow District Commercial Court with a Russian grid company over payment for electricity consumption.N/ARussia
7-AugThe Pepeliaev Group; Zhong Lun Law FirmThe Pepeliaev Group is providing legal services to the China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Machinery and Electronic Products and a number of Chinese producers and exporters of aluminum alloy wheels within the framework of an anti-dumping investigation. The project is being implemented in cooperation with Beijing's Zhong Lun Law Firm.N/ARussia
7-AugClifford Chance; DebevoiseClifford Chance advised CDB Aviation Lease Finance DAC on a long-term lease of three Boeing 737-800 aircraft to Russian carrier Nordwind Airlines. Debevoise advised Nordwind.N/ARussia
16-AugBryan Cave Leighton PaisnerBryan Cave Leighton Paisner advised Rusklimat Group, a Russian manufacturer and importer of climate control equipment, on the restructuring of its business units and divisions.N/ARussia
16-AugAlliance LegalMoscow's Alliance Legal law firm successfully represented the interests of Mikhail Kiyko, Director General of the United Grain Company, in a claim before the Moscow Region's Khimki City Court, which ruled that an article appearing in The Moscow Post entitled "The General Millionaire Tries to Get to Zolotov's Deputy" was untrue.N/ARussia
22-AugEgorov Puginsky Afanasiev & PartnersEgorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners advised Solntse Mexico and Mission Foods Stupino, the Russian divisions of the Gruma Group, on their restructuring and on obtaining special economic zone resident status with the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation and other governmental bodies in connection with its investment in a factory in the Moscow Region of Russia.N/ARussia
23-AugDLA PiperDLA Piper advised Transmashholding, Russia's largest manufacturer of locomotives and rail equipment, on its joint venture with Japanese industrial conglomerate Hitachi to produce traction inverters for passenger trains in Russia.N/ARussia
27-AugDLA PiperDLA Piper advised Sberbank on the sale of a 19.99% stake in Verkhnekamsk Potash Company, the operator of the Talitsky Potash Project, to Acron Group, with a simultaneous sale of the same stake back to Sberbank Investments, as VPC equity financing investor.N/ARussia
28-AugBaker Botts; DLA PiperDLA Piper advised Baring Vostok, a private equity fund investing in Russia/CIS, on its acquisition of a minority stake in Itransition, a Belarusian software solutions developer and IT services provider. The seller, Firestrong Ltd., was represented by Baker Botts.N/ARussia
30-AugEgorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners; RoschierEgorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners advised FAM AB on its USD 580 million plus acquisition of the business subdivision of Sandvik Process Systems. Nordic law firm Roschier acted as global counsel for Sandvik.USD580millionRussia
30-AugDLA PiperDLA Piper advised Doc+, a Russian digital e-health startup, on a USD 9 million financing from Vostok New Ventures.USD9millionRussia
31-AugAlrud; Herbert Smith FreehillsAlrud advised the shareholders of JSC SMAK in their sale of 100% shares in the company. Herbert Smith Freehills advised the buyer.N/ARussia
4-SepCapital Legal ServicesCapital Legal Services advised the Siberian Concession Company on its agreement to build a bridge across the Ob River in Novosibirsk, Russia, for the Government of the Novosibirsk Region and Gazprom.N/ARussia
11-SepDLA PiperDLA Piper advised Russia's largest bank, Sberbank, on its joint venture with Rambler Group and several other investors to create Foodplex, a united digital platform for the restaurant market. The stake of Sberbank in the JV will be 35% and Rambler Group will own 30%. Another 35% will be owned by GHP Partners and investors Grigoriy Gurevich and Evgeniy Malakhov.N/ARussia
24-SepPepeliaev GroupThe Pepeliaev Group successfully represented Mucos Pharma CZ in a USD 500,000 dispute against a Russian insurance company over a payout under an insurance agreement along with interest for the use of another party's funds.USD500000Russia
24-SepBryan Cave Leighton PaisnerBryan Cave Leighton Paisner advised the International Investment Bank on a USD 96.5 million multi-asset secured facility for financing and refinancing the acquisition of a number of passenger and special purposes aviation and mining assets for Russia's State Transport Leasing Company.USD96.5millionRussia
28-SepAlrud; Taylor Wessing; Sidley AustinAlrud advised LSC Communications on Russian law matters related to the sale of its Russian subsidiary as part of a global deal. Sidley Austin was seller's global advisor and Taylor Wessing was global advisor to the purchaser.N/ARussia
1-OctAlrud; Clifford Chance; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Wachtell Lipton, Rosen & KatzAlrud represented The Blackstone Group L.P., on Russian aspects of its acquisition of a Thomson Reuters Corp. financial and risk unit. Simpson Thacher & Bartlett was global advisor for The Blackstone Group. Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and Clifford Chance were international advisors to Thomson Reuters Corporation.USD20billionRussia
9-OctEgorov Puginsky Afanasiev & PartnersEgorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners successfully represented Morsvyazsputnik, the only Russian supplier of INMARSAT satellite communications services, in a contractual dispute against Glonass North-West.N/ARussia
6-NovWhite & CaseWhite & Case advised SIBUR, a leading Russian gas processing and petrochemicals company, on the tender offer related to the USD 500 million, 4.125% Guaranteed Notes due 2023 issued by SIBUR Securities DAC and unconditionally and irrevocably guaranteed by PJSC SIBUR Holding.USD500millionRussia
12-NovEgorov Puginsky Afanasiev & PartnersEgorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners advised the SOGAZ group on its agreement to acquire 100% of VTB Insurance IC from the VTB Group.N/ARussia
14-NovCMS; DLA PiperCMS Russia and DLA Piper advised Dublin-based life sciences investor Ovoca Bio Plc on its acquisition of Russian drug development company Ivix.N/ARussia
14-NovCMSCMS advised S8 Capital on its acquisition of a 100% participation interest in the charter capital of Russian online marketplace platform Price.ru from Russian Internet holding Rambler Group.N/ARussia
16-NovCMS; De Brauw Blackstone WestbroekCMS advised Advance Publications, Inc. on its acquisition of 100% of the shares of Stage Entertainment, one of the world's largest theatre producers and owners, from CVC Fund VI and Joop van den Ende. De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek advised the sellers.N/ARussia
20-NovBGP LitigationBGP Litigation advised PIK Group on the acquisition of an unfinished shopping center covering 73,000 square meters on a square near the Paveletsky Railway in Moscow from BTA Bank.N/ARussia
22-NovCooley; DLA PiperDLA Piper advised RealtimeBoard on its USD 25 million series A financing round led by venture capital firm Accel. Cooley advised Accel on the deal.USD25millionRussia
28-NovKIAPKIAP's IP team, working pro bono, has helped the SUNFLOWER charity register its logo as a trademark in Russia's Rospatent office, giving the foundation exclusive ownership of the trademark under Russian law.N/ARussia
28-NovClifford Chance; CMSCMS Russia advised Rosneft on the set-up of a joint venture with Beijing Gas (Beijing Gas will have a 45% stake) to develop a network of compressed natural gas fueling stations in Russia. Clifford Chance advised Beijing Gas.N/ARussia
3-DecCMSCMS Russia advised S8 Capital on the acquisition of a 100% shares in Price.ru, an on-line shopping service, from Rambler Group, a Russian media holding company.N/ARussia
4-DecBryan Cave Leighton PaisnerBryan Cave Leighton Paisner advised the Globus chain of hypermarkets on the acquisition of property and real estate assets of Logorprom Medvedkovo in the north-east part of Moscow to build a new hypermarket.RUB2billionRussia
5-DecBryan Cave Leighton PaisnerBryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Russia) is representing Russian hydroelectricity company RusHydro in an international arbitration against the Kyrgyz Republic over the termination of the intergovernmental agreement dated September 20, 2012 for construction and operation of the Upper-Naryn hydroelectric power plants.N/ARussia
5-DecDanilov & PartnersDanilov & Partners advised Qurrex on a token sale.N/ARussia
5-DecDLA PiperDLA Piper advised TMH Africa on the acquisition of a 45,000 square meter DCD Rolling Stock manufacturing facility in Boksburg, South Africa, from the DCD Group.N/ARussia
5-DecNorton Rose Fulbright; OrrickOrrick advised the Russian Copper Company on its USD 200 million acquisition of the Malmyzh copper-gold porphyry field in the Russian Far East, which is designated as of "federal importance," from Khabarovsk Minerals LLC. Norton Rose Fulbright advised the sellers on the deal.USD200millionRussia
14-DecEgorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners; Tilling PetersEgorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, working with Tilling Peters, successfully represented the interests of German multinational Bayer in a patent dispute before Russia's Intellectual Property Court, which overturned previous court rulings in the case.N/ARussia
14-DecEgorov Puginsky Afanasiev & PartnersEgorov, Puginsky, Afanasyev and Partners persuaded Russia's Bureau in the Chamber for Patent Disputes to overrule the decision of Rospatent and register a new trademark in the name of "Abrau-Durso."N/ARussia
26-DecCMSCMS Russia advised the shareholders of PJSC Western Siberian Commercial Bank on the sale of 71.8% of the bank to PJSC VTB.N/ARussia
1-OctAlrud; Durukan+Partners; Seyfarth Shaw; Shearman & Sterling; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & FlomDurukan + Partners advised LyondellBasell in connection with Turkish law matters relating to its global acquisition of A.Schulman. In Russia, Alrud advised LyondellBasell and Skadden advised A. Schulman. Shearman & Sterling and Seyfarth Shaw were global advisors on the deal.USD2.25billionRussia; Turkey
1-JanClifford Chance; Redcliffe PartnersRedcliffe Partners, working alongside lead counsel Clifford Chance Moscow, advised UniCredit Bank Austrian AG and ING Bank N.V. in relation to a PXF revolving credit facility provided to Kernel Group.USD200millionRussia; Ukraine
31-JanEgorov Puginsky Afanasiev & PartnersLawyers from Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners' Russian and Ukrainian offices represented Bestway Global Holdings, a Chinese outdoor leisure products manufacturer, on Russian and Ukrainian law matters related to its USD 149 million IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.USD149millionRussia; Ukraine
8-MarPepeliaev GroupThe Pepeliaev Group successfully represented Kavminvody JSC in the Russian Intellectual Property Court in a trademark dispute with Krymservis LLC.N/ARussia; Ukraine
13-AprCleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Norton Rose Fulbright; Sayenko KharenkoSayenko Kharenko acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to Anheuser-Busch InBev S.A./N.V., and SUN InBev Ukraine in relation to the combination of the Russian and Ukrainian businesses and assets of AB InBev and Anadolu Efes Biracilik ve Malt Sanayii AS and the creation of a joint venture. Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton acted as AB InBev's Global Counsel, while Efes was represented by Norton Rose Fulbright.N/ARussia; Ukraine
30-NovBaker McKenzieBaker McKenzie advised Invitro on the sale of its Ukrainian laboratory operations to Medicover.N/ARussia; Ukraine
18-SepAsters; Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & SullivanAsters, in cooperation with Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, successfully represented Ukraine in the English Court of Appeal in a USD 3 billion Eurobond dispute with Russia.USD3billionRussia; Ukraine
3-JanKaranovic & Partners; Zivkovic SamardzicKaranovic & Partners advised Societe Generale Srbija on its acquisition of a part of Jubanka AD Beograd's credit portfolio, including housing and cash credits, credit cards, and credits for small and medium-sized enterprises. Zivkovic Samardzic advised Jubanka on the deal.N/ASerbia
4-JanAllen & Overy; AP Legal; Karanovic & PartnersAP Legal advised UniCredit Bank Srbija a.d. Beograd (a subsidiary of Elicio) on financing provided by it and the International Finance Corporation to Electrawinds-s d.o.o. Belgrade for the development of the Alibunar wind-farm. IFC reportedly was advised on English law by Allen & Overy and on Serbian law by Karanovic & Partners.N/ASerbia
9-JanJPM Jankovic Popovic MiticJPM advised Barentz, an international distribution company of high-quality ingredients, on the acquisition of Soforebo-Commerce d.o.o. Sombor.N/ASerbia
11-JanBdk Advokati; Dentons; Harrisons Solicitors; Norton Rose FulbrightBDK Advokati advised Enlight Renewable Energy, as the sponsor, and Electrawinds K-Wind, as the borrower, on the EUR 142 million project financing of Serbia's 104.5 MW Kovacica Wind Farm provided by parallel loans from Erste Group Bank AG (supported by the German Export Credit Agency Euler-Hermes), Erste Bank Serbia, and the EBRD. Dentons was international counsel to Enlight, and the lenders were advised on international law by Norton Rose Fulbright and by Harrisons on local legal matters.EUR142millionSerbia
17-JanKaranovic & Partners; Kinstellar (Maric I Mujezinovic); Norton Rose FulbrightThe Maric i Mujezinovic law office in cooperation with Kinstellar provided local advice to Vetroelektrane Balkana in relation to the EUR 300 million financing of the largest wind farm project in Serbia. The lenders were advised by Karanovic & Partners and Norton Rose Fulbright.EUR300millionSerbia
22-JanZivkovic SamardzicZivkovic & Samardzic achieved victory in a freedom of expression case for broadcaster B92, its former journalist Nikola Radisic, and its news and current affairs editor and chairperson of the Board of Directors Veran Matic, in the Supreme Court of Cassation of Serbia.N/ASerbia
23-JanZivkovic SamardzicZivkovic Samardzic advised the SRA Group on setting up its presence in Serbia.N/ASerbia
25-JanCMSCMS supported the Serbian government on its selection of a new operator for Serbia's largest airport.EUR1.5billionSerbia
6-FebAlba Partners; SchoenherrSchoenherr advised Telenor on the sale of 85% of Telenor Banka to Bulgarian investment fund River Styxx Capital. Telenor will maintain 15% ownership. Alba Partners advised the buyer.N/ASerbia
28-FebSchoenherrSchoenherr advised the Phoenix group on all aspects of its acquisition of Goodwill pharmacies. The deal also involved the dissolution of the joint venture the owners of Goodwill Apoteka had with Hemofarm, as a pre-condition for the deal.N/ASerbia
1-MarBDK AdvokatiBDK Advokati advised the EBRD on its provision of a EUR 2 million loan to BG Reklam, a marketing materials manufacturer.EUR2millionSerbia
9-MarAp LegalAP Legal has advised Eurobank a.d. and Komercijalna Banka a.d. Belgrade in relation to a EUR 29.6 million senior loan to Retail Center d.o.o. Belgrade.EUR29.6millionSerbia
9-MarAllen & Overy; BDK Advokati; Sidley Austin; Van Campen Liem; Zavisin Semiz & PartneriAllen & Overy, BDK Advokati, and Van Campen Liem advised Blue Sea Capital on the sale of a 55% stake in Serbia's MediGroup healthcare provider to Mid Europa, which was represented by Sidley Austin and Zavisin Semiz & Partneri.N/ASerbia
19-MarKaranovic & Partners; LinklatersKaranovic & Partners advised Alltech, a global animal and crop nutrition company, on the sale of its baking yeast factory in Senta, Northern Serbia, to Lesaffre, a global baking yeast and fermented products company. Lesaffre was advised by Linklaters Brussels.N/ASerbia
11-AprZivkovic SamardzicZivkovic Samardzic successfully represented Titan, an international cement and building materials producing group headquartered in Athens, in a dispute with former minority shareholders of Cementara Kosjeric, the group's Serbian subsidiary, relating to the 2009 squeeze-out of minority shareholders.N/ASerbia
11-AprBDK AdvokatiBDK Advokati assisted India's Tractors and Farm Equipment tractor producer on the acquisition of the assets of IMT Beograd - including the trademarks and the location for the development of a new production plant - in bankruptcy.N/ASerbia
18-AprBDK AdvokatiBDK Advokati represented journalist Slobodan Georgiev in a case against the publisher and the editor-in-chief of the Informer, a daily Serbian newspaper.N/ASerbia
24-AprHarrisons SolicitorsHarrisons provided Serbian legal advice and Norton Rose Fulbright provided English law advice to the EBRD in relation to an Issuing Bank Agreement and Revolving Credit Agreement with Addiko Bank ad Beograd.N/ASerbia
24-AprJPM Jankovic Popovic MiticJPM advised Raiden Resourced Limited, a publicly listed Australian mining company, on the process of raising additional funds to explore and develop its future mining projects through the acquisition of Australia's Timok Resources - the parent company of Serbian companies Kingstown Resources and Skarnore Resources. Australian law firm Bellanhouse advised Raiden Resourced Limited on Australian aspects of the deal.N/ASerbia
3-MayZivkovic SamardzicZivkovic Samardzic advised the joint-stock public company that owns and operates the Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport on its share capital increase through contribution of 28 real estate properties owned by its majority shareholder, the Republic of Serbia.N/ASerbia
8-MayBojovic & PartnersBojovic & Partners provided local merger clearance assistance to Nestle with regards to the USD 2.8 billion cash sale of its US confectionary business to Ferrero. Davis Polk and Wardwell served as advisors to Ferrero.N/ASerbia
9-MayBojovic & PartnersBojovic & Partners advised Nestle on the sale of its local confectionary brand, CIPIRIPI, to Paracinka AD, a member of the Silbo distribution group.N/ASerbia
1-JunIsidora Savic Nikolic; NKO PartnersNKO Partners advised real state brokerage company CBS International, a member of the Cushman & Wakefield Group, on its acquisition of a premium office building located in Belgrade from Gorenje. Local attorney Isidora Savic Nikolic represented the seller.EUR5.5millionSerbia
16-JunBlake, Cassels & Graydon; Cassels Brock & Blackwell; Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners; NKO PartnersNKO Partners, together with Blake, Cassels & Graydon, advised Canadian mining exploration company Mundoro on a earn-in and joint venture arrangement with Freeport McMoran for two of its copper and gold mineral licenses for areas in Eastern Serbia. Serbian Law Firm Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners and Canadian law firm Cassels Brock & Blackwell advised Freeport McMoran.EUR40millionSerbia
1-JulNKO PartnersNKO Partners advised CTP Group on the acquisition of land in Novi Sad for the development of a logistic park.EUR3.4millionSerbia
2-JulKaranovic & PartnersKaranovic & Partners advised ZF Friedrichshafen AG on the opening of an electric vehicle parts factory in Pancevo, Serbia, with an investment planned to amount over EUR 100 million.EUR100millionSerbia
18-JulGecic Law; Specht & PartnersGecic Law and Specht & Partners successfully advised the Republic of Serbia and EPS, one of the largest energy companies in the region, on a probe led by the Energy Community Secretariat regarding alleged State support for the multi-million-euro Kolubara B project.N/ASerbia
19-JulMarkovic Vukotic Jovkovic; Tasic & PartnersMarkovic Vukotic Jovkovic advised De Heus on its acquisition of Serbian compound feed plant Komponenta from HZZ Komponenta DOO. Tasic & Partners advised the sellers on the deal.N/ASerbia
20-JulZivkovic SamardzicZivkovic Samardzic advised Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport on its third issuance of shares.N/ASerbia
3-AugJPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic; SchonehrrJankovic Popovic Mitic advised VTB Bank on the sale of 100% of its stake in VTB Banka a.d. Beograd to AZRS Invest doo Beograd. Schoenherr advised Andrej Sljahov on his acquisition of VTB Banka a.d. Beograd (VTB Beograd) from VTB Bank OAO.N/ASerbia
13-AugNKO PartnersNKO Partners advised Bulgarian pharmaceutical company Sopharma Trading on its acquisition of locations in Belgrade and Nis for the construction of its logistic and distribution centers.EUR4.5millionSerbia
16-AugKinstellarKinstellar advised the CTP Group on its acquisition of a 10,000 square meter logistics center near Belgrade from Montenegro-based Industriaimport-Industriaimpex AD Podgorica.N/ASerbia
24-AugBDK Advokati; Karanovic & Partners; Orrick; Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & RosatiWilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, together with Karanovic & Partners, advised US-based Nutanix on its acquisition of US-based company Mainframe2 Inc, known as Frame. Orrick, as global adviser, working with BDK Advokati, assisted Frame.USD165millionSerbia
5-SepKaranovic & PartnersKaranovic & Partners advised Zijin Mining on its successful participation in a privatization procedure that resulted in the company becoming a strategic partner in Serbia's sole copper complex, RTB Bor. Zijin Mining pledged to invest USD 1.46 billion in return for a 63% stake.USD1.46billionSerbia
26-SepZivkovic SamardzicZivkovic Samardzic advised Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport on its third issuance of shares and share capital increase in less than five months.N/ASerbia
27-SepBDK Advokati; JPM Jankovic Popovic MiticJankovic Popovic Mitic advised Adp Gauselmann GmbH, a member of the Gauselmann Group, on the sale of 49% of shares in its Serbian subsidiary, Merkur Gaming Slots d.o.o., to Aleksandar Jojic. BDK Advokati advised Jojic, a minority shareholder of Balkan Bet, on the acquisition.N/ASerbia
12-OctDeloitte Legal; Harrisons SolicitorsHarrisons Solicitors advised Al Dahra Holding on its acquisition of the Poljoprivredna Korporacija Beograd agricultural company. Deloitte Legal Serbia acted as sell side legal counselN/ASerbia
19-OctZivkovic SamardzicZivkovic Samardzic advised Slovenia's Pivka Perutninarstvo d.d., on a direct conversion of debt owed to Pivka by its Serbian subsidiary, Pivka-S, into equity of Pivka-S, as well as on the buyout of shares owned by Milutin Nikic, the minority shareholder and director of Pivka-S.N/ASerbia
31-OctLaw Firm Stanivuk and Manasijevski; NKO PartnersNKO Partners advised Asterfarm, part of Dr. Max pharmacy chain, controlled by Penta Investment, on the acquisition of the ZU Leko-Vita pharmacy. Law Firm Stanivuk and Manasijevski advised the sellers.EUR2millionSerbia
5-NovBojovic & Partners; Omerovic-Rabrenovic & PartnersBojovic Draskovic Popovic & Partners advised Cyprus-based Welkino Limited on the sale of Serbia's Zitoprodukt d.o.o. form Backa Palanka to Austria-based ASA Trading. The buyers were advised by Omerovic-Rabrenovic & Partners.N/ASerbia
7-NovJPM Jankovic Popovic MiticJPM advised Organigram Holdings Inc., the parent company of Organigram Inc., a licensed producer of medical marijuana in Canada, on a private placement investment in Eviana Health Corporation. Organigram and an unnamed strategic institutional investor each participated 50% in a USD 10 million debenture offering by Eviana.USD10millionSerbia
30-NovBozo Prelevic; NKO PartnersNKO Partners advised UniCredit Rent on the sale of a shopping center in the City of Kuresavc. Local attorney Bozo Prelevic advised the buyer.EUR1.5millionSerbia
1-DecSchoenherrSchoenherr advised Immonfinanz AG on the acquisition of reatils parks in Belgrad, Smederevo, and Subotica from MPC.N/ASerbia
13-DecZivkovic SamardzicZivkovic Samardzic advised Livnica a.d. Kikinda, the Serbian subsidiary of Cimos and a member of the TCH Group, on its delisting from the Belgrade Stock Exchange.N/ASerbia
15-DecAleksandra Nedeljkovic; NKO PartnersSerbian attorney at law Aleksandra Nedeljkovic represented the Czech Republic's UDI Developers on its acquisition of a 50,000 square meter property in New Belgrade. NKO Partners advised the sellers.EUR10.5millionSerbia
21-DecAllen & Overy; Andric Law Office; BDK Advokati; CMS; Dentons; Graf & Pitkowicz; Orrick; Vasiljevic-Bogdanovic; Zivkovic SamardzicOrrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe advised the Republic of Serbia on a 25-year concession awarded to French infrastructure group Vinci for the expansion, operation, and maintenance of BelgradeÍs Nikola Tesla airport. Dentons acted as global advisor for VINCI. Andric Law Office and Vasiljevic-Bogdanovic Law Office acted as local advisors to VINCI. Allen & Overy, Graf & Pitkowicz, and BDK Advokati advised the lenders. CMS Belgrade advised the Serbian Government on the concession award process. Zivkovic Samardzic advised the Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport on a series of share issuances as part of the preparatory actions for the concession.EUR1billionSerbia
3-DecClifford Chance; Go2Law; Zivkovic SamardzicGo2Law has advised Kopernikus Corporation, owned by Srdjan Milovanovic, on its acquisition of TV Prva and TV O2 in Serbia and Montenegro from the Antenna Group. Zivkovic Samardzic, working with EY and Clifford Chance, advised the Antenna Group on the sale.EUR180millionSerbia; Montenegro
1-AugSchoenherrSchoenherr advised KKR on the acquisition of Pink Montenegro and Pink Bosnia and Herzegovinia.N/ASerbia; Montenegro; Bosnia & Herzegovinia
6-JulLaw Firm Fatur; ODI Law; Selih & PartnersODI advised Hidria on its EUR 129 million debt refinancing. The new financing is provided by a bank syndicate led by NLB. Law Firm Fatur advised Hidria on its corporate restructuring and Selih & Partners represented the lenders.EUR129millionSerbia; Slovenia
5-FebDentonsDentons secured an acquittal for businessman Robert Ciz and his spouse Adriana Cizova, who had been accused of large-scale fraud involving the Glance House apartment building in the Slovakian village of Bernolakovo, near Bratislava.N/ASlovakia
22-MarEisenberger & Herzog; Havel & Partners; NoerrEisenberger & Herzog and Noerr Bratislava advised Vienna House on the March 1, 2018 acquisition of Vienna House Easy Bratislava as part of an asset deal from Strabag Real Estate GmbH, which was advised by Havel & Partners.N/ASlovakia
28-MarWilsonsWilsons represented Reico in its CZK 990 million acquisition of a newly built logistics park in Dubnica nad Vahom, Slovakia, from Invest4See.CZK990millionSlovakia
28-MarJSK; Vanko & VankovaJSK advised Cemex on the sale of its Slovak subsidiaries, Kamenolomy CMX s.r.o. and Cemex Aggregates Slovakia s.r.o., to CEMMAC a.s. The buyer was represented by Vanko & Vankova.N/ASlovakia
3-AprAllen & OveryAllen & Overy advised Slovak Investment Holding, a.s. on its subscription as a lead investor in a Round B share offering for new shares in GA Drilling a.s., a company based in Slovakia that develops technology for well drilling.N/ASlovakia
23-MayKinstellar; Sidley AustinKinstellar, working with global legal counsel Sidley Austin, advised the Nidec Corporation on Slovak law aspects of its acquisition of Brazilian compressor business Embraco from Whirlpool Corporation.USD1.08billionSlovakia
5-JunJLL; KinstellarKinstellar advised Wood & Company on the acquisition of the Lakeside Park office complex in Bratislava. JLL advised the seller.N/ASlovakia
15-JulPRK PartnersPRK Partners advised Ringier Axel Springer in relation to the corporate restructuring and subsequent sale of the Slovak portfolio of printed newspapers and magazines. Ringier Axel Springer also acquired the domain aktualne.sk as part of the transaction.N/ASlovakia
13-AugKinstellar; RR LegalKinstellar advised the Slovak branch of French energy giant Veolia Energie International on its acquisition of PPC Investments, which owns and operates a combined cycle natural gas-fired power plant near Bratislava, from Czech investment fund Avant Energy. Avant Energy was advised by RR Legal on the transaction.N/ASlovakia
28-AugAllen & Overy; KinstellarKinstellar advised E.ON on its sale of the Malzenice power plant to Zapadoslovenska Energetika. Allen & Overy advised ZSE on the acquisition.N/ASlovakia
4-Octbpv Braun Partners; Weinhold LegalWeinhold Legal advised Prvni Novinova Spolecnost, a Czech press distributor, on its acquisition of the alternative postal operator Mediaservis from RMSM3, part of the Cromwell group. bpv Braun Partners advised RMSM3 on the sale.N/ASlovakia
17-OctKinstellar; SchoenherrSchoenherr Bratislava advised ContourGlobal, a worldwide developer and operator of electric power and district heating businesses, on the sale of a 49% stake in its 35MW Slovak energy portfolio to Credit Suisse Energy Infrastructure Partners. Kinstellar Slovakia advised the buyer.EUR23millionSlovakia
16-NovKinstellar; Mori Hamada & Matsumoto; Taylor WessingKinstellar, together with Mori Hamada & Matsumoto, advised JVC Kenwood Corporation on the acquisition of a share in the Slovak technology company Streamstar. Taylor Wessing advised the seller.N/ASlovakia
21-NovCMS; MCL Law FirmMCL Law Firm advised MiddleCap Real Estate Ltd. on the development and sale of Bratislava's Stein Administrative Building to IAD, the manager of the oldest Slovak real estate fund. CMS advised the buyers.N/ASlovakia
22-NovMCL Law Firm; RelevansMCL advised the Euromax Group on the sale of the City Arena Shopping Mall in Trnava, Slovakia, to Trenesma, controlled by sole shareholder Peter Korbacka. The Relevans law firm advised the buyers on the deal.N/ASlovakia
29-NovJLL; KinstellarKinstellar advised Redside Investicni Spolecnost on the EUR 90 million acquisition of TrencÕn Industrial Park from AU Optronics. JLL advised the seller.EUR90millionSlovakia
6-DecMaple & FishMaple & Fish successfully represented the Slovak Republic in a state aid case involving its provision of EUR 125 million in investment aid to Jaguar Land Rover before the European Commission.EUR125millionSlovakia
11-DecBartosik Svaby; KinstellarKinstellar advised Wood & Company on the acquisition of the BBC5 business center in Bratislava from the Heitman Real Estate Fund. Bartosik Svaby advised the seller.N/ASlovakia
9-JanDvorak Hager & Partners; Law firm Roman Kvasnica a partneriDvorak Hager & Partners represented Intercable, a producer of automotive parts, on its acquisition of an industrial area for production of automotive parts in Krivan, Slovakia, including advice on the special requirements applying to the state aid for the project. Law firm Roman Kvasnica a partneri advised the seller.N/ASlovakia
18-JanMiro Senica And AttorneysMiro Senica and Attorneys assisted Slovenian company Litostroj Jeklo in its successful avoidance of bankruptcy.N/ASlovenia
1-FebMiro Senica And AttorneysMiro Senica And Attorneys helped Litostroj Jeklo conclude a Master Restructuring Agreement with respect to secured claims, one of the main conditions for the confirmation of the compulsory settlement by the creditors.EUR34millionSlovenia
5-FebKirm PerparKirm Perpar advised RWE Ljubljana d.o.o., on the aquisition of Slovenia's Energenti Plus d.o.o.N/ASlovenia
27-MarZupancic and Mauhler; Miro Senica And AttorneysMiro Senica And Attorneys advised Avtobusni Promet Murska Sobota d.d. on the privatization and acquisition of treasury shares of the company Linija d.d. The Zupancic and Mauhler Law Firm advised the seller.EUR1.75millionSlovenia
28-MarSchoenherrSchoenherr advised Adriaplin d.o.o., the Slovenian subsidiary of Eni S.p.A., on its acquisition of Mestni Plinovodi d.o.o., a natural gas distribution network operator and gas supplier, from a consortium of sellers consisting of gas distributors Ireti and ACSM-AGAM from Italy and Istrabenz Plini from Slovenia. The sellers' advisor was Bettini Formigaro Pericu.N/ASlovenia
4-JunAllen & Overy; Mayer Brown; Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & Partners; Ulcar & PartnerjiRojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & Partners and Allen & Overy (together with Consultant Hugh Owen of Go2Law), advised insurer Generali CEE Holding BV, a part of Italy's Generali Group, on its sale of Adriatic Slovenica Zavarovalna Druzba d.d to financial group KD Group d.d. Ulcar & Partnerji and solo-practitioner Simon Gabrijelcic advised the buyers on Slovenian law matters, with Mayer Brown advising on English law matters.EUR245millionSlovenia
18-JunGessel; SchoenherrSchoenherr, working alongside lead counsel Gessel, advised Adria Tehnika on the establishment of a strategic Partnership with Czech investment firm Hartenberg Holding.N/ASlovenia
16-JulRojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & Partners; Selih & PartnersSelih & Partners advised Slovenia's NLB banking and finance group on a long-term syndicated loan of USD 72 million and a mid-term revolving facility of EUR 30 million extended by a consortium of banks which it belongs to to the Interblock Group. Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & Partners advised Interblock on the deal.USD102millionSlovenia
31-JulJadek & Pensa; SchoenherrSchoenherr advised Groupe Beneteau on the acquisition of Seascape d.o.o., a Slovenian manufacturer of recreational sailing boats. Jadek & Pensa advised the sellers.N/ASlovenia
21-SepLaw firm Zdolsek; Miro Senica And AttorneysMiro Senica And Attorneys assisted telecommunications provider T-2 d.o.o. reach a settlement with Telekom Slovenije d.d., bringing a conclusion to a dispute over the latter's alleged abuse of its dominant position that lasted (and moved up and down the Slovenian court system) for over a decade. Law firm Zdolsek advised Telekom Slovenije.N/ASlovenia
25-SepRojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & Partners; Selih & PartnersSelih & Partners advised Coface on the acquisition of 100% shares of SID-Prva kreditna zavarovalnica from SID Bank, a Slovenian public bank.N/ASlovenia
15-OctODI LawODI advised SKB Bank d.d., part of the Societe Generale Group, on loan agreements concluded with Alpe-Panon d.o.o., a franchisee of McDonald's.EUR48millionSlovenia
13-NovJadek & Pensa; SchoenherrSchoenherr Slovenia advised SALUS on the acquisition and takeover of Sanolabor d.d. Jadek & Pensa advised the sellers.EUR10millionSlovenia
26-NovClifford Chance; Dentons; Shearman & Sterling; Ulcar & PartnerjiClifford Chance advised Nova Ljubljanska Banka d.d., Ljubljana on its public offering and listing on the London and Ljubljana Stock Exchanges. Dentons advised Slovenski Drzavni Holding d.d., wholly-owned by the government of the Republic of Slovenia, on the share sale and public offer. Ulcar & Partnerij advised the Slovenian Sovereign Holding on issues related to corporate governance and Slovenian banking regulations. Shearman & Sterling advised Joint Global Coordinators Deutsche Bank and J.P. Morgan, Joint Bookrunner Citigroup, and Co-Lead Manager Wood & Company.EUR608.6millionSlovenia
29-NovMiro Senica And Attorneys; Selih & PartnersMiro Senica And Attorneys advised Corum Origin on the acquisition of one of the largest logistic centers in Europe. Selih & Partners advised the sellers.EUR69.6millionSlovenia
20-DecMiro Senica And Attorneys; Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & PartnersMiro Senica And Attorneys advised Gorenje d.d. on the sale of Gorenje Surovina d.o.o. and its daughter companies in Slovenia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Croatia. Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & Partners advised the buyer.N/ASlovenia
28-DecODI LawODI advised SKB Bank d.d., part of the Societe Generale Group, on loan agreements concluded with D.S.U. d.o.o., one of the largest state-owned Slovenian real estate investors.EUR11millionSlovenia
31-DecKirm Perpar; Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & PartnersKirm Perpar helped defendant Alpina, Tovarna Obutve, d.o.o. settle litigation initiated by ADMETAM GmbH in connection with an agreement for provision of consultancy services within the restructuring of Alpina d.o.o. Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & Partners advised the plaintiff.EUR0.6millionSlovenia
5-JanPaksoyPaksoy advised DyDo Group Holdings on the acquisition by its Turkish subsidiary Della Gida of 80% shares in Mavidag, a local water production company.N/ATurkey
1-FebDurukan+PartnersDurukan + Partners advised KfW Ipex Bank in connection with an amendment to the EUR 16 million export financing to Trakya Glass Bulgaria EAD, guaranteed by Turkiye Sise ve Cam Fabrikalari A.S., Trakya Cam Sanayii A.S., and Pasabahce Cam Sanayii A.S.EUR16millionTurkey
10-FebASC Law Firm; Durukan+Partners; Hogan Lovells; Latham & WatkinsDurukan + Partners and Hogan Lovells advised Emaar Properties PJSC in connection with a USD 200 million loan facility it obtained from Standard Chartered Bank. Latham & Watkins and ASC Law Firm advised the lenders.USD200millionTurkey
26-FebNorton Rose FulbrightNorton Rose Fulbright advised Albaraka Turk Katilim Bankasi A.S. on the issuance of its USD 205 million additional tier one capital Sukuk.USD205millionTurkey
28-FebHS Attorney PartnershipHS Attorney Partnership advised Yavuz Taner on his TRY 50 million sale of 90% of the agricultural group consisting of Alanar Meyve and Alara Fidan to Tekfen Tarimsal Arastirma, the Tekfen Group's agriculture subsidiary.TRY50millionTurkey
13-MarActeonActecon persuaded the 10th Administrative Court of Ankara to annul the a penalty of TRY 14.5 million levied by the Turkish Competition Authority against client GOLTAS Cement and five other cement producers operating in the Aegean Region of Turkey.TRY14.5millionTurkey
16-MarPaksoyPaksoy advised Volkswagen Dogus Finansman A.S. on the issuance of TRY 5 billion asset-backed securities in various series, with the first series issued in the amount of TRY 566.5 million and TRY 250 million. There is also a TRY 239.5 million subordinated note in the deal structure.TRY5billionTurkey
20-MarPaksoy; Verdi Law Firm; WarendorfThe Verdi Law Firm advised Actera Group on the sale of 15% of the shares in Celebi Havacilik Holding to Alpha Airport Services B.V. Paksoy advised the Celebi Havacilik Holding shareholders in relation to the restructuring. Warendorf advised on Dutch law matters.N/ATurkey
21-MarAkol Ozok Namli Attorney Partnership; Verdi Law FirmThe Verdi Law Firm advised the Korozo Group on its acquisition of a 77% stake in Korsini Ambalaj Endustrisi Yatirim ve Ticaret A.S., in the process acquiring sole control of Korsini-Saf Ambalaj Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S., which had previously been under the common control of the two parties. The Akol Ozok Namli Attorney Partnership advised the sellers.EUR24.7millionTurkey
30-MarHerbert Smith Freehills; Gkc Partners; Paksoy; White & CasePaksoy and Herbert Smith Freehills advised the underwriters on the IPO and listing on Borsa Istanbul of Enerjisa Enerji A.S. White & Case acted as legal advisor to the issuer as to American and English law, while GKC Partners advised on Turkish law.N/ATurkey
30-MarGide Loyrette Nouel; Verdi Law FirmThe Verdi Law Firm advised Fiba Emeklilik ve Hayat A.S. on its acquisition of the private pension portfolio of Groupama Emeklilik A.S. Gide Loyrette Nouel advised the seller.TRY35.091millionTurkey
6-AprPaksoyPaksoy advised the Akfen Group on agreements to construct and service four wind farms with a total capacity of 242 MW in the Turkish cities of Canakkale and Denizli.N/ATurkey
9-AprCleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; TuruncTurunc and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton advised worldwide automotive supplier Valeo on the sale of its passive hydraulic actuation division to Raicam, executed to obtain regulatory clearance for Valeo's planned takeover of German clutch manufacturer FTE. Italy's Studio Legale Gullo & Associati advised the buyers.N/ATurkey
16-AprDentons (BASEAK)BASEAK and Dentons advised Akbank subsidiary Arts Limited on its securitization program.N/ATurkey
16-AprDentons (BASEAK)BASEAK and Dentons advised Entek Elektrik Uretimi A.S., a subsidiary of Koc Holding, on its acquisition of the Menzelet and Kilavuzlu hydropower plants from Turkey's Privatization Administration. The lenders of the project, a syndicate of Turkish and international commercial banks and the EBRD, were represented by Clifford Chance and Yegin Ciftci Attorney Partnership.USD375millionTurkey
17-AprDentons (BASEAK)BASEAK advised Tiryaki Agro Gida Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S., a Turkish agricultural products exporter, on a long-term loan facility of USD 65 million, extended by a syndicate led by Dutch development bank, FMO, the EBRD, and Proparco, which were advised by Hogan Lovells.USD65millionTurkey
26-AprDentons (BASEAK)Balcioglu Selcuk Akman Keki Attorney Partnership and Dentons advised Isdemir, a member of the Oyak Mining Metallurgy Group, on the incorporation of a joint venture with Linde Group, to build a new air separation unit at the Iskenderun premises of Isdemir.N/ATurkey
17-MayPaksoyPaksoy advised Doktas Metal on the sale of 93.57% shares of Turkish automotive manufacturer Doktas Dokumculuk to Celik Holding.N/ATurkey
17-MayPaksoyPaksoy advised CS Wind, a wind tower manufacturer headquartered in South Korea, on its purchase of 100% shareholding in Ege Tower.N/ATurkey
17-MayPaksoyPaksoy advised Japan's Nippon Yusen on the formation of a joint venture with Oyak, the Turkish military's pension fund, to build a port in northwest Turkey.USD110millionTurkey
1-JunDurukan+Partners; Latham & WatkinsDurukan + Partners advised BNP Paribas in connection with a multi-currency secured equity financing to Acibadem Saglik Yatirimlari A.S. Latham & Watkins Hong Kong advised the lenders on English law.USD187.5millionTurkey
5-JunPaksoy; SchoenherrPaksoy advised Yapisan Elektrik Uretim A.S., a subsidiary of Bilgin Enerji, on the acquisition of OMV Samsun Elektrik Uretim Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. from OMV. Schoenherr advised OMV on the sale.N/ATurkey
7-JunBaker Mckenzie; Baker McKenzie (Esin Attorney Partnership); Verdi Law FirmThe Verdi Law Firm and Kirkland & Ellis advised Actera Group and ESAS Holding A.S. on the sale of a 98.8% stake in U.N. Ro-Ro Isletmeleri A.S., a Turkish ferry route operator, to shipping company DFDS A.S. Baker Mckenzie and Esin Avukatlik Ortakligi advised the purchaser.EUR950millionTurkey
11-JunGleiss Lutz; Kirkland & Ellis; Paksoy; Sidley AustinPaksoy, Kirkland & Ellis, and Sidley Austin advised Accuride Corporation, a US-based supplier of components to the commercial vehicle industry, on the acquisition of the Mefro Wheels GmbH. The sellers were advised by the Munich office of Gleiss Lutz.N/ATurkey
11-JunGKC Partners; Paksoy; White & CasePaksoy advised the Zorlu Group on raising USD 330 million for Osmangazi Elektrik Dagitim AS from the EBRD, IFC, Nederlandse Financierings Maatschappij Voor Ontwikkelingslanden N.V., and Turkish commercial banks. White & Case and GKC Partners advised the consortium of banks on the deal.USD330millionTurkey
13-JunPaksoyPaksoy advised Turkish energy company Enerjisa on its acquisition of the majority of shares in Esarj, a company operating in the electric vehicle charging station sales and installation sectors.N/ATurkey
15-JunArikan Law; PaksoyPaksoy advised Turkish energy company Enerjisa on its acquisition of a majority stake in Esarj, a company operating in the electric vehicle charging station sales and installation sectors. Esarj was represented by Arikan Law.N/ATurkey
15-JunLinklaters; PaksoyLinklaters and Paksoy advised Turkey's Garanti Bank on its issue of USD 75 million of so-called "gender bonds," focused on financing small enterprises and companies owned or managed by women in Turkey.USD75millionTurkey
27-JunCakmakCakmak represented the shareholders of Erg-Verbund Elektrik, the owner of the operational rights of Turkey's Afsin Elbistan (A) Thermal Power Plant, on the USD 200 million sale of all its shares to Celikler Group.USD200millionTurkey
20-JulGide Loyrette NouelGide Loyrette Nouel and associated Turkish firm Ozdirekcan Dundar _enocak advised Renault on the renewal of its strategic partnership with OYAK.N/ATurkey
3-AugDechert; Gleiss Lutz; PaksoyPaksoy and Gleiss Lutz advised Lindsay Goldberg on the acquisition of Coveris Rigid, the rigid packaging business of Coveris Holdings S.A. Dechert advised Coveris Holding on the sale.EUR700millionTurkey
7-AugDechert; Gleiss Lutz; PaksoyPaksoy and Gleiss Lutz advised global private equity investor Lindsay Goldberg on its acquisition of the Coveris Rigid rigid packaging business from Coveris Holdings. The seller was represented by Dechert.N/ATurkey
8-AugPaksoyPaksoy advised Turkish retail company Migros on the issuance of TL150 million bonds in two equal tranches, with two and three years of maturity.TLR150millionTurkey
9-AugVerdi Law FirmThe Verdi Law Firm advised ALJ Holding A.S. and the Denso Group on the sale of their entire stakes in DJ Cool Klima ve Sogutma Cihazlari A.S., which produces air cooling systems for the automotive sector, to Safkar Ege Sogutmacilik Klima Soguk Hava Tesisleri Ihracat Ithalat Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S.N/ATurkey
24-AugBaker McKenzie (Esin Attorney Partnership); Gide Loyrette NouelThe Esin Attorney Partnership advised Altinyag Kombinalari A.S. and Gurtas Tarim Enerji Yatirimlari San. ve Tic. A.S. in connection with the sale of its production facilities to Sodrugestvo Group S.A. The buyer was advised by Gide Loyrette Nouel.N/ATurkey
1-SepDurukan+PartnersDurukan + Partners advised Emaar Properties PJSC on the extention and amendment of a USD 180 million loan facility from HSBC.USD180millionTurkey
4-SepBaker Mckenzie; Verdi Law FirmThe Verdi Law Firm advised the Actera Group in connection with the subscription by Hana Investment Company WLL, Racer S.r.l. and 57 Stars Global Opportunity Fund 3 (KIA), L.P. into shares of Alpha Airport Services B.V. Baker Mckenzie advised Hana Investment Company WLL, Purrington Moody Weil advised 57 Stars Global Opportunity Fund 3 (KIA), L.P. , while Racer S.r.l. relied on its in-house team.N/ATurkey
6-SepPaksoyPaksoy advised Migros Ticaret A.S., on its August 31, 2018 merger with Kipa Ticaret A.S. following the July 19, 2018 approval of Turkey's Capital Markets Board. The resulting company will operate under the Migros brand.N/ATurkey
12-SepCooley; Hogan Lovells; PaksoyPaksoy and Hogan Lovells advised Atlassian on its USD 295 million acquisition of Boston-based OpsGenie, a company making technology which enables companies to better plan for and respond to IT service disruptions. Cooley advised OpsGenie CEO and co-founder Berkay Mollamustafaoglu on the sale.USD295millionTurkey
3-OctMoral & Partners; PAE Law OfficeMoral & Partners advised Arimpeks Aluminyum Sanayi Ic ve Dis Ticaret A.S on the sale of an 80% stake in the company by the Kansak and Ercin families to Swiss-based Montana Tec Components AG, acting via its Aluflexpack AG subsidiary. PAE Law Office advised both Montana and Aluflexpack.N/ATurkey
12-OctAccura; DLA Piper; PaksoyPaksoy, working alongside DLA Piper, advised Gurit on its acquisition of all the shares of JSB Group, a company designing, developing, and manufacturing customer-specific core kits for wind turbine blades. JSB was represented by Denmark's Accura law firm.N/ATurkey
17-OctDurukan+PartnersDurukan + Partners advised Sephora Kozmetik A.S. (Sephora) on the transfer of 19 stores to Sephora from another Turkish cosmetic company by negotiating lease agreements and completing all formalities for governmental agencies for the transfer.USD16millionTurkey
19-NovDurukan+PartnersDurukan + Partners advised GroupMed sal, Group Med International Holding Limited, and their shareholders regarding indirect changes in the shareholding of Turkland Bank A.S. and Turkland Sigorta A.S.USD1.4millionTurkey
19-NovDurukan+PartnersDurukan + Partners advised GroupMed International Management Holding Limited and Cynvest in connection with the share transfer in Turkland Sigorta A.S.USD1.4millionTurkey
23-NovBezen & Partners; Verdi Law FirmThe Verdi Law Firm advised TFI TAB Gida Yatirimlari A.S., a leading Quick Service Restaurant operator in Turkey and China, in connection with its merger with Pangaea Gida Lojistik ve Reklamcilik A.S. as part of the roll-up of its minority shareholding in the Ecosystem companies. Bezen & Partners advised Pangaea One Acquisition Holdings XV, LLC and its subsidiary Pangaea Gida Lojistik ve Reklamcilik A.S.N/ATurkey
28-NovDLA Piper; PaksoyPaksoy and DLA Piper advised Gurit, a company listed on the Swiss Exchange, on its agreement to acquire all shares in the JSB Group.N/ATurkey
1-DecDurukan+PartnersDurukan + Partners advised McCormick & Company, Inc. on the termination and liquidation of a joint venture company with Yildiz Holding in the food industry.N/ATurkey
1-DecAllen & Overy; Clifford Chance; Durukan+Partners; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Gedik & EraksoyAllen & Overy and Gedik & Eraksoy advised a coordinating committee on the financial restructuring of Ojer Telekomunikasyon A.S. through a lender-led transaction. Clifford Chance and Durukan + Partners advised OTAS on the deal. Freshfields advised STC (an indirect shareholder of OTAS), in its envisaged proposed capital injection and restructuring.USD5.1billionTurkey
25-MayPaksoyPaksoy advised Sberbank of Russia on a share purchase agreement for the sale of Denizbank to Emirates NBD Bank.USD3.2billionTurkey; Russia
10-SepDelphi; Goktas Attorneys; Karanovic & Partners; Pekin & BayarKaranovic & Partners, Pekin & Bayar, and Sweden's Delphi law firm advised NIBE Industrier AB on its acquisition of 51% of the EMIN Group. Goktas Attorneys advised Emin Group on the sale.N/ATurkey; Serbia
6-FebClifford Chance; Redcliffe PartnersRedcliffe Partners and Clifford Chance advised Citibank Europe Plc (UK Branch) on the restructuring of a USD 16 million outstanding loan provided to Rubizhne Cardboard & Packaging Mill under an up-to USD 88 million term facility.USD16millionTurkey; Ukraine
1-JanArendt & Medernach; Avellum; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; WalkersAvellum acted as Ukrainian legal advisor to Copperatieve Rabobank U.A. on several export loan facilities to the Myronivsky Hliboproduct Group, with the benefit of credit insurance policy issued by Atradius Dutch State Business N.V. and suretyships provided by MHP Group companies. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer advised Rabobank on Dutch law matters. Walkers advised Rabobank on BVI law matters. Arendt & Medernach advised Rabobank on Luxembourg law matters.EUR21millionUkraine
1-JanRedcliffe PartnersRedclife Partners advised Revita with respect to brand book IP legal protection in Ukraine and companyÍs IP trademark portfolio.N/AUkraine
1-JanClifford Chance; Redcliffe PartnersRedcliffe Partners, working alongside Clifford Chance, advised the Export-Import Bank of Korea with respect to amendment of the Loan Agreement with the Southern Railway (executed in 2010) to reflect the merger of the Southern Railway into the Ukrainian Railway.USD260millionUkraine
2-JanAvellum; Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Clifford Chance; KinstellarClifford Chance and Avellum advised the EBRD on a loan of up to USD 350 million to support the modernization and environmental upgrade of Ukraine's largest steel mill, PubJSC ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih. ArcelorMittal was advised by Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and Kinstellar.USD350millionUkraine
4-JanEuconEucon successfully represented Ukraine's Savik Shuster Studio TV Channel in a tax matter regarding the proper determination of the regular sale price of national TV programs.N/AUkraine
4-JanAequoAequo advised Ukraine's Dragon Capital Group on the acquisition of a logistics and an industrial center in the Kyiv region of Ukraine from unidentified private individuals.N/AUkraine
10-JanDentonsDentons represented Bojer Innovativ Ingenior Radgivning, an engineering consulting company from Aarhus, Denmark, on its appeal of a lower court judgment regarding a raid of its property in Odessa.n/aUkraine
11-JanArbitradeArbitrade advised Italian discount airline Ernest Airlines on its entry into the Ukrainian market.N/AUkraine
12-JanCMS; Clyde & Co.; Sayenko KharenkoCMS advised SD Capital on English and Ukrainian law aspects of a joint venture transaction involving towage services in Ukraine's Black Sea port of Yuzhnyi. P&O Maritime was advised on English law by Clyde & Co. and on Ukrainian law by Sayenko Kharenko.N/AUkraine
12-JanSayenko KharenkoSayenko Kharenko advised PJSC Toronto-Kyiv on the restructuring of a cross-border syndicated loan facility from PJSC Alfa-Bank to develop the Toronto-Kyiv Business Center in downtown Kyiv.USD100millionUkraine
18-JanAstersAsters acted as Ukrainian counsel to the International Finance Corporation in connection with an over EUR 30 million loan to the IMMER Group, a Eastern European producer of flexible packaging.EUR30millionUkraine
19-JanAvellumAvellum advised Deere & Company on Ukrainian employment matters related to its acquisition of the Wirtgen Group.USD5.2billionUkraine
22-JanAstersAsters successfully represented Metro Cash & Carry Ukraine in its challenge to fines levied by Ukraine's Antimonopoly Committee in a retail cartel case.N/AUkraine
25-JanAequoAequo advised the EBRD on matters of Ukrainian law related to its USD 25 million loan to Astarta, a Ukrainian agribusiness operator and sugar producer.USD25millionUkraine
30-JanSayenko KharenkoSayenko Kharenko advised the Nordic Environment Finance Corporation on a EUR 30 million loan to Ukraine to fund a project designed to boost energy efficiency programs in Ukrainian universities and the teaching conditions in the facilities.EUR30millionUkraine
30-JanCMSCMS advised the EBRWD on funding provided to improve the energy efficiency of public buildings in Ukraine. The Central Ukrainian city of Kremenchuk is the first municipality to receive funding under the EBRD's Public Sector Energy Efficiency Financing Framework.EUR9millionUkraine
31-JanAvellumAvellum advised the Public Joint Stock Company Commercial Bank Center and its sole shareholder Hamed Alikhani on increasing the bank's charter capital to UAH 200 million.N/AUkraine
1-FebRedcliffe PartnersRedcliffe Partners advised Kajus Financial Limited on establishment of data protection compliance system.N/AUkraine
1-FebDLA Piper; AequoDLA Piper USA and Aequo advised Michelin on obtaining merger control clearance from the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine for establishing a 50-50 joint venture with Sumitomo Corporation of Americas.USD2billionUkraine
2-FebSpenser & KauffmannSpenser & Kauffmann advised Chinese textile producers Yuyue Home Textile in connection with business structuring issues in Ukraine.N/AUkraine
6-FebBaker Mckenzie; GestorsBaker McKenzie, in cooperation with Gestors, assisted Arcelor Mittal Kryvyi Rih with an anti-dumping investigation involving the import of reinforcing steel bars and wire rods from the Russian Federation.N/AUkraine
9-FebEuconEucon successfully represented the Ukrrichflot JCS shipping company in its challenge to a tax fine of over UAH 4.8 million levied by the Office of Large Taxpayers of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine arising from a purported customs violation.UAH4.8millionUkraine
12-FebClifford Chance; Redcliffe PartnersRedcliffe Partners worked with Clifford Chance in advising the EBRD on unfunded risk participation agreements with Ukrsibbank valued at up to USD 50 million.USD50millionUkraine
12-FebClifford Chance; Redcliffe PartnersRedcliffe Partners and Clifford Chance advised the EBRD on unfunded risk participation agreements with Ukrsibbank.USD50millionUkraine
13-FebEuconEucon won a six-year dispute on behalf of Linik PJSC against the tax and customs departments of the Ukrainian State Fiscal Service by successfully appealing a UAH 55 million fine arising from an inspection at Linik to the Supreme Administrative Court of Ukraine.UAH55millionUkraine
13-FebEuconEucon has successfully appealed a UAH 55 million fine arising from an inspection at client Linik PJSC by the tax and customs departments of the Ukrainian State Fiscal Service at the Supreme Administrative Court of Ukraine.UAH55millionUkraine
16-FebClifford Chance; Redcliffe PartnersRedcliffe Partners advised the EBRD in relation to the unfunded risk participation agreement with Raiffeisen Bank Aval of a total value of EUR 20 million. On English law, the EBRD was advised by Clifford Chance, while Bank Aval used its internal legal department.EUR20millionUkraine
22-FebIlyashev & PartnersIlyashev & Partners is representing the interests of BTA Bank in litigation against Kennet Alibek, a former Max-Well pharmaceutical plant director, who is accused of being an accessory to money laundering under Articles 27 (5) and 209 (3) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine related to the provision by BTA Bank of credit facilities for the reconstruction of the Max-Well plant in the Kyiv Region.N/AUkraine
22-FebEuconEucon successfully represented the interests of Eurol in a VAT refund dispute against the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine in the Kyiv Administrative Court of Appeal.UAH4.2millionUkraine
1-MarAvellumAvellum represented the interests of Ferrexpo Yeristovo Mining in a dispute with Ukrainian tax authorities over the cancellation of individual tax ruling.N/AUkraine
1-MarRedcliffe PartnersRedcliffe Partners advised software developer Yevhen Gromsky on the legal strategy for its start-up.N/AUkraine
1-MarDLA PiperDLA Piper provided legal support to Aristocrat Leisure, one of the largest global manufacturers of gaming solutions, on its successful acquisition of developer Plarium GlobalN/AUkraine
1-MarBonn Steichen & Partners; Hogan Lovells; Niederer Kraft & Frey; Redcliffe Partners; WalkersRedcliffe Partners acted as a legal counsel to Natixis with respect to up to USD 100 million Secured Revolving PXF Facility Agreement from the syndicate of lenders to Kernel Group. Hogan Lovells advised on English law, Bonn Steichen & Partners on Luxembourg law, Niederer Kraft & Frey on Swiss law and the Walkers Dubai office on BVI law.USD100millionUkraine
1-MarDentonsDentons advised BNP Paribas and a syndicate of six other international banks on a USD 195 million three-year pre-export secured revolving facility to Ferrexpo.USD195millionUkraine
1-MarAvellum; Harneys; Norton Rose FulbrightAvellum acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to ING in connection with two secured pre-export revolving loan facilities with the total value of USD 25 million to Agroprosperis Group. Norton Rose Fulbright advised ING Bank N.V. on English law matters. Harneys, Aristodemou Loizides Yiolitis LLC
advised ING Bank N.V. on Cyprus law matters.
USD25millionUkraine
1-MarClifford Chance; Redcliffe PartnersRedcliffe Partners, working alongside Clifford Chance, advised FMO (Nederlandse Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden N.V.) with respect to extension of a secured loan facility to Astarta-Kyiv for financing the development of a grain and sugar infrastructure for the company.USD25millionUkraine
2-MarAvellum; Baker Mckenzie; Norton Rose Fulbright; Sayenko Kharenko; White & CaseAvellum and White & Case advised the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine on the state-guaranteed USD 250 million loan extended to the "Energoatom" State Enterprise National Nuclear Energy Generating Company by Bank of America Merrill Lynch and OPIC. Baker McKenzie advised Energoatom. Norton Rose Fulbright was the US Counsel to OPIC.USD250millionUkraine
5-MarEterna LawEterna Law advised the Ukrainian subsidiary of AIG on its restructuring.N/AUkraine
13-MarVasil Kisil & PartnersVasil Kisil & Partners advised Lekhim in its buy-out of minority shareholders in Technolog PJSC. As a result of the squeeze-out, more than 2.5 million shares of Technolog were credited to the account of the controlling shareholder, Lekhim JSC, on February 23, 2018.N/AUkraine
14-MarAsters; Avellum; Sayenko KharenkoAvellum acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to PJSC Ukrzaliznytsia, the country's state-owned rail transport company, on a USD 1 billion collaboration with GE Transportation, a division of the General Electric company. Asters advised GE Transportation on Ukrainian law. Sayenko Kharenko represented Ukreximbank in connection with the deal.USD1billionUkraine
16-MarGestorsGestors successfully represented the Ukrainian Media Holding Group in a dispute with the National Agency for the Prevention of Corruption involving its claim to assets of the Holding Group.N/AUkraine
19-MarEuconEucon successfully represented EUROL in a dispute with the SFS of Ukraine regarding about the allegedly illegal reduction of its VAT refund of UAH 4.2 million at the Kiev Administrative Court of Appeal.UAH4.2millionUkraine
22-MarAequoAequo represented Dragon Capital before the National Council of Television and Radio Broadcasting of Ukraine regarding its acquisition of Radio-Era TRC, the first nationwide radio station in Ukraine.N/AUkraine
22-MarAvellum; Latham & Watkins; Sayenko Kharenko; White & CaseSayenko Kharenko acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to Ukreximbank, the state-owned Export-Import Bank of Ukraine, in connection with UAH 4.051 billion (approximately USD 150 million), 16.5% loan participation notes due 2021. On English law, Ukreximbank was advised by White & Case. The joint lead managers for the issue, Citigroup Global Markets Limited and J.P. Morgan Securities, were advised on Ukrainian law by Avellum and on English law by Latham & Watkins.USD150millionUkraine
23-MarCMSCMS advised ING Bank N.V. as mandated lead arranger and bookrunner on a USD 80 million pre-export finance facility to Vioil - one of the largest producers of vegetable oils in Ukraine.USD80millionUkraine
26-MarVasil Kisil & PartnersVasil Kisil & Partners advised Corteva Agriscience, an agricultural division of DowDuPont, on signing a cooperation memorandum with the Poltava Regional State Administration to develop road infrastructure in the Dykanka district of Central Ukraine.N/AUkraine
26-MarBaker MckenzieBaker McKenzie advised Phoenix-Capital LLC on the multi-tiered sale of the Victoria Gardens shopping center to Dragon Capital.N/AUkraine
28-MarSpenser & KauffmannSpenser & Kauffmann represented the PJSC Trade Alliance, a wholesale operator, in a dispute over a UAH 6 million VAT budget refund with the Large Taxpayers Office of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine in the District Administrative Court of Kyiv and before the Court of Appeal.UAH6millionUkraine
1-AprRedcliffe Partners; Simmons & SimmonsRedcliffe Partners acted as a legal counsel to the EBRD in connection with a loan to Myronivsky Hliboproduct for financing the construction of a greenfield 10MW biogas plant. Simmons & Simmons advised on English law.EUR25millionUkraine
1-AprRedcliffe PartnersRedcliffe Partners advised Ukrnafta with respect to contractual mechanisms to rehabilitate oil reservoirs and improve recovery, used in Ukraine for the first time.N/AUkraine
1-AprRedcliffe PartnersRedcliffe Partners advised the INKAS Group of Companies with respect to brand book IP legal protection and registration of IP trademark portfolio in Ukraine.N/AUkraine
1-AprClifford Chance; Froriep; Redcliffe PartnersRedcliffe Partners advised the EBRD in relation to a loan to Nibulon to support the modernization of its river logistic infrastructure. Clifford Chance Warsaw advised on English law and Froriep advised on Swiss law.USD50millionUkraine
1-AprRedcliffe Partners; Simmons & SimmonsRedcliffe Partners advised the EBRD on the amendment and restatement of a loan agreement to Myronivsky Hliboproduct. Simmons & Simmons advised on English law.USD85millionUkraine
4-AprPwC LegalPwC Legal protected the interests of Jura Electroapparate AG in a dispute with its Ukrainian distributor involving the alleged termination of its local trademark registration.N/AUkraine
5-AprSayenko KharenkoSayenko Kharenko represented the interests of the DF Group companies, including JSC Azot, PJSC Severodonetsk Azot Association, PJSC Rovnoazot, and PJSC Concern Stirol, on an interim review of anti-dumping measures applied to imports into Ukraine of nitrate ammonium originating from the Russian Federation.N/AUkraine
17-AprIlyashev & PartnersIlyashev & Partners represented the interests of Ukrainian company Poltava Petroleum before the Kharkiv Administrative Court of Appeal.UAH154millionUkraine
18-AprAsters; DentonsAsters advised China Machinery Engineering Corporation, a Chinese state-owned construction and engineering company, on its agreement with Ukrainian private power producer DTEK for the construction of a solar power plant. DTEK was advised by Dentons.N/AUkraine
23-AprEuconEUCON International Legal Center defended the interests of Mikogen-Ukraine against Ukraine's State Fiscal Service Authorities in Ukraine's Administrative Court of Appeal.UAH2.1millionUkraine
24-AprAstersAsters advised the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank on a USD 20 million loan to Concern Galnaftogaz, a Ukrainian petroleum retailer company.USD20millionUkraine
27-AprIlyashev & PartnersIlyashev & Partners Law Firm advised Ferrexpo iron ore company on unspecified business activities in Ukraine.N/AUkraine
27-AprAstersAsters advised the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank in connection with its USD 20 million loan to PJSC Concern Galnaftogaz, a Ukrainian chain of gas stations.USD20millionUkraine
27-AprAvellum; Baker MckenzieAvellum advised MHP Lux S.A. on its USD 550 million, 8 year, 6.95% Eurobond issue with the benefit of the guarantees from its Ukrainian subsidiaries. The joint lead managers on the transaction, J.P. Morgan Securities plc, the London Branch of ING Bank N.V., and UBS Limited, were represented by the Kyiv office of Baker McKenzie as to Ukrainian law and by Latham & Watkins' London office as to English and American law.USD550millionUkraine
1-MayDLA PiperDLA Piper advised the Royal Norwegian Embassy and Statsbygg, the Norwegian state-owned company that owns buildings overseas on behalf of the Norwegian government, on a lease extension of 15 Striletska Str, the location of the Royal Norwegian Embassy in the historical part of Kyiv.N/AUkraine
1-MayRedcliffe PartnersRedcliffe Partners advised IO Analytics on GDPR implementation.N/AUkraine
1-MayRedcliffe PartnersRedcliffe Partners represented LG Electronics Ukraine in ICAC arbitration and procedures in state courts of Ukraine related to its sales contract with Ukrnextpulbrutt.USD1.5millionUkraine
7-MayDentonsDentons advised DTEK Renewables B.V. on the implementation of a project for the construction of a solar power plant with an established capacity of 200 MW in the Nikopol district of the Dnipropetrovsk region in Ukraine.EUR230millionUkraine
8-MayWolf TheissWolf Theiss Kyiv successfully represented SHID XXI, a British-owned project company, in a multiparty litigation that was initiated against the company by the State Enterprise "Horse Farming of Ukraine" with respect to an eight-hectare plot located in Odessa.USD8millionUkraine
9-MayKinstellarKinstellar acted as Ukrainian counsel to the International Hotel Licensing Company S.a r.l., a subsidiary of Marriott International, in connection with the opening of Aloft Kiev, the first Marriott-managed hotel in Ukraine.N/AUkraine
9-MayVasil Kisil & PartnersVasil Kisil & Partners represented Piraeus Bank ICB JSC, a Ukrainian bank with foreign capital, in a bankruptcy case against Ukoinvestbud, a member of the group of companies owned by developer Anatolii Voitsekhovskyi.UAH800millionUkraine
11-MayVasil Kisil & PartnersVasil Kisil & Partners advised Lekhim JSC on the acquisition of a production and warehouse complex in the Kyiv Region of Ukraine.USD1millionUkraine
14-MayAllen & Overy; Avellum; Clifford Chance; Linklaters; Redcliffe Partners; Sayenko KharenkoSayenko Kharenko and Linklaters advised Deutsche Bank, ING, Natixis, and UniCredit, the joint bookrunners of Metinvest's USD 1,592 million Eurobond issue. Metinvest was represented by Allen & Overy and Avellum on the issue, while Redcliffe Partners and Clifford Chance advised the coordinating mandated lead arrangers. Clifford Chance also advised on the bank debt.USD1592millionUkraine
15-MayPwC LegalPwC Legal helped SAT LLC recover a debt for export of soybeans in amount about USD 270,000 in the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Ukrainian CCI.USD270000Ukraine
17-MayAvellumAvellum advised Horizon Capital and other individuals on the disposal of a 90% stake in Ergopack Group to the Sarantis Group.N/AUkraine
22-MayAsters; AvellumAsters advised VR Capital Group on the acquisition of 50% of Matlomenius Holdings Ltd (Cyprus) from ICU. The seller was represented by Avellum.N/AUkraine
24-MayCMS; LinklatersCMS advised HNA Group on the sale of equipment service provider TIP Trailer Services to I Squared Capital, an independent infrastructure investment manager. Linklaters advised I Squared Capital on the acquisition.N/AUkraine
30-MayAsters; AvellumAvellum advised Investment Capital Ukraine on the establishment of a joint venture with the VR Capital Group to develop a 63.8 MW solar power plant in the Khmelnytskyi region of Ukraine. VR Capital Group was advised by Asters.N/AUkraine
1-JunAvellumAvellum advised Private Joint Stock Company A/T B.A.T.-Prylucky Tobacco Company on various Ukrainian corporate law matters, including the preparation of documents necessary for a purchase of shares of the companyÍs minority shareholders.N/AUkraine
1-JunAvellumAvellum advised Eurohold Insurance Group on antitrust matters in connection with the acquisition of PrJSC European Travel Insurance, a Ukrainian subsidiary of the MunichRe Group.N/AUkraine
1-JunClifford Chance; Redcliffe PartnersRedcliffe Partners advised the EBRD in relation to the increase of a sub-loan and investment incentives amount. Clifford Chance Istanbul advised on English lawN/AUkraine
1-JunRedcliffe PartnersRedcliffe Partners advised Zero Gravity on GDPR implemantation.N/AUkraine
1-JunAvellumAvellum advised the EBRD on the drafting, negotiation and perfection of the mortgage and moveable pledge of the assets LLC NPK Ecopharm was obligated to provide to the EBRD following the first disbursement of its senior secured loan of up to 3.8 million from the EBRD in 2015.USD3.8millionUkraine
6-JunAvellumAvellum advised the EBRD in connection with a senior secured loan of up to EUR 9.5 million to Nova Poshta LLC.EUR9.5millionUkraine
11-JunIlyashev & PartnersIlyashev & Partners successfully represented the Ukrainian Association of Ferroalloys Producers and Other Electrometallurgy Products in an anti-dumping investigation concerning imports of ferro-silicon originating in Egypt and Ukraine.N/AUkraine
12-JunVasil Kisil & PartnersVasil Kisil & Partners represented the European Business Association in administrative litigation regarding Resolution N231 of March 16, 2017 of Ukraine's Cabinet of Ministers.N/AUkraine
14-JunKinstellarKinstellar helped the MET Group obtain merger control and concerted practices clearances from the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine for its acquisition of 98.99% of the registered capital and voting rights in the Hungarian company Tigaz Zrt from Italian oil & gas company Eni.N/AUkraine
15-JunAGA PartnersAGA Partners agreed to represent Danyil Boldyrev, the world champion and record-holder in high-speed climbing, within the framework of the "Legal Aid to Sport in Ukraine" project.N/AUkraine
15-JunAequoAequo advised the EBRD on Ukrainian law matters associated with the acquisition of its borrower, Ergopack LLC, by the Sarantis Group.N/AUkraine
21-JunCMSCMS advised Scatec Solar ASA, a Norway-based solar power producer, on securing two solar projects in the Cherkassy region of Ukraine.N/AUkraine
21-JunVasil Kisil & PartnersVasil Kisil & Partners advised Auchan on obtaining a lease for a new store in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine.N/AUkraine
21-JunAequoAequo represented Kreditanstalt fur Wiederaufbau, a German government-owned development bank, on Ukrainian law matters related to a financing extension provided to OTP Leasing LLC, a Ukrainian leasing company.USD17millionUkraine
23-JunPwC LegalPwC Legal convinced the tax auhtorities to settle a case in favor of client Havas Worldwide Ukraine in its administrative challenge of the results of a tax audit.EUR61862Ukraine
26-JunAstersAsters advised the IFC on a loan to Ukrainian pork producer Nyva Pereyaslavshchyny.USD12.5millionUkraine
26-JunAstersAsters acted as Ukrainian law counsel to the IFC on its USD 30 million loan to Ukrainian agriculture producer Astarta.USD30millionUkraine
27-JunAstersAsters advised the IFC on a USD 17 million loan to Agrofusion.USD17millionUkraine
29-JunAxon PartnersAxon Partners advised Money Token on its Initial Coin Offering.USD37millionUkraine
1-JulDLA PiperDLA Piper advised on the phasing-in of ñSmart-Moneyî service - a fast, convenient, and secure way of online payments provided by Kyivstar.N/AUkraine
1-JulDLA Piper; Patterson Belknap Webb & TylerDLA Piper advised Citibank N.A. New York in its capacity as depositary bank on different aspects of issuance of the GDN program backed by Ukrainian government securities. Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler was the international counsel.N/AUkraine
1-JulAvellum; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss Kyiv advised the EBRD on the sale of a portfolio of non-performing loans in Ukraine. Wolf Theiss Austria advised the client on English law and Avellum acted as Ukrainian counsel to certain buyers.USD170millionUkraine
3-JulVasil Kisil & PartnersVasil Kisil & Partners advised LNZ Group on the purchase of 100% of Shpola-Agro Industry LLC. EY Law advised Shpola-Agro Industry on the transaction.N/AUkraine
4-JulAvellum; Dentons; EverlegalEverlegal advised UDP Renewables on the sale of solar power plants under development in the Kyiv region to Acciona Energy. Dentons advised the buyers on the acquisition. Avellum acted as the Ukrainian legal counsel to UDP Renewables on obtaining a merger control clearance of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine.N/AUkraine
4-JulDentonsDentons advised Danish company Better Energy A/S and the Northern Environmental Financial Corporation in connection with the construction of a 19 MW solar park in Western Ukraine.N/AUkraine
4-JulAstersAsters advised Industrial Media Network PrJSC, a provider of telecommunication services in Ukraine, in connection with an intra-group loan restructuring via a debt-to-equity swap.N/AUkraine
4-JulIntegritesIntegrites successfully represented Ukrainian insurance company Euroins Ukraine in a dispute involving the company's former minority shareholder and senior manager, who was challenging corporate resolutions adopted by Euroins Ukraine's shareholders.N/AUkraine
9-JulAstersAsters successfully defended JSC CB PrivatBank in the Cassation Commercial Court within the Supreme Court of Ukraine in disputes against Agroterminal Logistic and PJSC Pivdenmedbiosintez Design and Search Institute.UAH5.72billionUkraine
13-JulIlyashev & PartnersIlyashev & Partners successfully defended the interests of Swisspan Limited in an antidumping investigation related to the imports of carbamide-formaldehyde products from the Russian Federation into Ukraine.N/AUkraine
16-JulSayenko KharenkoSayenko Kharenko advised Glenalta S.p.A on its merger with CFT S.p.A, the parent company of CFT Group, a manufacturer of food processing and packaging machines.N/AUkraine
17-JulCMSCMS in Kyiv advised the EBRD on a EUR 13 million loan to the communal enterprise Mariupolske Tramvaino-Troleybusne Upravlinnya.EUR13millionUkraine
19-JulCMSCMS advised Scatec Solar ASA on the acquisition of a stake in a solar projects portfolio from Rengy Development.N/AUkraine
19-JulDentons; Vasil Kisil & PartnersVasil Kisil & Partners advised Spectr-Agro LLC and Spectr-Agrotekhnika on the acquisition by Sumitomo of 51% shares in the company. Dentons advised the buyers on the deal.N/AUkraine
25-JulPwC LegalPwC Legal supported Wolters Kluwer in the closing of its Ukrainian subsidiaries.N/AUkraine
26-JulJeantet; Tarasov & PartnersJeantet advised Airbus Helicopters on an agreement to sell 55 civil helicopters to the Ukrainian Ministry of the Interior, which was advised by Ukraine's Tarasov & Partners law firm.N/AUkraine
26-JulDLA PiperDLA Piper Ukraine advised US-based aircraft lessor Pegasus Aviation VI on the lease of a Boeing 767-300 aircraft to Ukrainian airline Azur Air Ukraine.N/AUkraine
26-JulAequoAequo advised RIA.com on the tax structuring of the group's international business.N/AUkraine
26-JulVasil Kisil & PartnersVasil Kisil & Partners successfully represented Piraeus Bank ICB before the Ukrainian Supreme Court in a dispute regarding the recovery of UAH 175 million from a developer's financial surety.N/AUkraine
26-JulAequoAequo advised Dragon Capital Investment Limited, a private equity investor in Ukraine and member of the Dragon Capital group of companies, on its acquisition of the 30,000 square meter Sky Park shopping mall in Vinnytsia, a city in west-central Ukraine.N/AUkraine
30-JulAequo; CMSAequo advised Dragon Capital Investment Limited, a private equity investor in Ukraine and member of the Dragon Capital group of companies, on its acquisition of the 17,000 square meterEco Tower business center in Zaporizhzhya, Ukraine, from Austria's Conwert Group. The sellers were represented by CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz.N/AUkraine
31-JulAvellumAvellum has advised the EBRD in connection with a senior secured loan of up to EUR 10 million, made with the option to increase the loan up to EUR 25 million, to Private Joint-Stock Company Kyiv Cardboard and Paper Mill.EUR25millionUkraine
31-JulVasil Kisil & PartnersVasil Kisil & Partners advised Mondelez International on buy-out of 1,975 minority shareholders from Mondelez Ukraine PrJSC credited to the securities account of controlling shareholder Kraft Foods Entity Holdings B.V.N/AUkraine
1-AugRedcliffe PartnersRedcliffe Partners advised Kromann Reumert with respect to reporting obligations in Ukraine.N/AUkraine
1-AugRedcliffe Partners; White & CaseRedcliffe Partners advised Axel Johnson International on acquisition of Passerotti sp. z.o.o., a Polish niche distributor of technical seals, from the industrial service provider ERIKS. White & Case acted as lead counsel.N/AUkraine
1-AugAvellumAvellum advised Abbeydrift Limited (a holding company of Digital Capital Partners, an independent mid-market private equity firm), on the acquisition of joint control, with FMO, a Dutch state-owned investment bank, over Allseeds S.AUSD15millionUkraine
1-AugAvellum; Latham & Watkins; Sayenko Kharenko; White & CaseAvellum acted as the Ukrainian legal counsel to the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine on the private placement of USD 725 million zero-coupon notes maturing in 2019. Sayenko Kharenko acted as Ukrainian law counsel to Goldman Sachs International as placement agent. White & Case and Latham & Watkins acted as English and United States law counsel to the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine and Goldman Sachs International, respectively.USD725millionUkraine
3-AugBaker McKenzieBaker McKenzie advised Canada on its acquisition of lease rights to a land plot in Kyiv for use by the Embassy of Canada to Ukraine.N/AUkraine
6-AugAequoAequo successfully represented Pilot Group's TV production companies in a dispute over the invalidation of transactions and the improperly acquired funds.N/AUkraine
17-AugAstersAsters advised the EBRD in connection with its up to USD 3.86 million financing to Energoresurs-Invest Corporation, a provider of insulated steel pipe solutions and manufacturer of wastewater plastic pipes and drainage systems.USD3.86millionUkraine
20-AugVasil Kisil & PartnersVasil Kisil & Partners successfully represented Rost Agro, one of the largest seed producers and exporters in Ukraine, in a tax dispute.UAH63millionUkraine
28-AugANK LawANK Law advised Delta-Wilmar CIS on its agreement to cooperate with the Ukrainian Sea Ports Administration on the construction of a soybean recycling plant and a new terminal for the accumulation and storage of grain cargo and protein meal at the port of Yuzhny.N/AUkraine
1-SepRedcliffe PartnersRedcliffe Partners advised Cadogan Petroleum PLC on compliance system and internal documentation.N/AUkraine
1-SepRedcliffe PartnersRedcliffe Partners advised Ciklum SA on data protection matters and GDPR compliance.N/AUkraine
3-SepDLA Piper; Engarde; Integrites; Pavlenko Legal GroupDLA Piper advised Atlantic Agro Holdings and DUI Holding on the sale of the Kyiv Atlantic Group - a grain, oil seed, and vegetable protein processing agro-holding consisting of Kyiv Atlantic Ukraine, Atlantic Farms, and Atlantic Farms II - to Agrolife and Eridon. Integrites acted as lead legal counsel to one of the sellers. The Pavlenko Legal Group advised both sellers on their acquisition of Atlantic Farms and Atlantic Farms II. Engarde also advised Agrolife on the acquisition of Kyiv Atlantic Ukraine.N/AUkraine
4-SepKinstellarKinstellar advised the Investment Fund for Developing Countries, an agency of the Government of Denmark, in connection with a secured EUR 5.75 million loan facility to the Kness Group, a Ukrainian engineering, procurement, and construction group of companies.EUR5.75millionUkraine
4-SepEterna LawEterna Law advised the Modus Group on its investment in the construction of a solar station in Zhytomyr region of Ukraine.N/AUkraine
6-SepIlyashev & PartnersIlyashev & Partners represented PJSC Podilskiy Cement, PJSC Dyckerhoff Cement Ukraine, PJSC Heidelbergcement Ukraine, and PJSC Ivano-Frankivscement in an anti-dumping investigation on imports to Ukraine of Portland cement clinker originating from the Russian Federation, the Republic of Belarus, and the Republic of Moldova.N/AUkraine
7-SepBaker McKenzieBaker McKenzie helped a consortium of German banks led by Bayerische Landesbank and DTEK Renewables complete an ECA-backed finance transaction in the Ukrainian renewable energy sector aimed at financing the construction of the first stage of the Primorska wind electric plant in Ukraine.N/AUkraine
11-SepEterna LawEterna Law advised Gamma Solar holding on an investment into the development of a solar power station project in the Vinnytsia Region of Ukraine.N/AUkraine
11-SepAstersAsters advised the EBRD on a USD 15 million loan to the Modern-Expo Group, one of the largest manufacturers and suppliers of fixtures and equipment for retail stores and warehouses in Central and Eastern Europe.USD15millionUkraine
12-SepSayenko KharenkoSayenko Kharenko's international arbitration team helped Safege-Suez Consulting reach an agreement with Ukraine's National Commission for State Regulation of Energy and Public Utilities regarding the completion of payment for consultancy services provided within the framework of the district heating regulatory reform support program funded by the World Bank.EUR1.2millionUkraine
12-SepPwC LegalPwC Legal persuaded the Administrative Court of Ukraine to award client Syngenta LLC a refund of approximately UAH 170 million that was overpaid to the tax authorities.EUR533millionUkraine
12-SepIlyashev & PartnersIlyashev & Partners successfully represented Ukrinterenergo in a dispute with the Russian state-owned CJSC Inter RAO UES regarding the supply of Russian electricity to Ukraine's Luhansk and Donetsk territories.N/AUkraine
14-SepDentons; K&L Gates; Sunshine Law; Volkov & PartnersThe London office of K&L Gates advised NBT AS and its Ukrainian subsidiary SyvashEnergoProm LLC on the Syvash Wind Power Project in Ukraine. Nordex Energy GmbH, advised by Dentons, will act as a turbine supplier for the project. Sunshine Law and Volkov & Partners advised engineering, procurement, and construction contractors Power Construction Corporation of China, Ltd. and POWERCHINA Fujian Engineering Co. Ltd.N/AUkraine
14-SepDentonsDentons advised Chris Iacovides and Andri Antoniou, the joint liquidators of Ukraine's Mriya Agro Holding Public Limited, which is in liquidation in Cyprus, in relation to the company's successful debt restructuring.USD1.1billionUkraine
24-SepSayenko KharenkoSayenko Kharenko acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to the European Fund for Southeast Europe in connection with Ukrainian hryvnia financing to the Public Joint Stock Company Kredobank, a Ukrainian subsidiary of Poland's PKO Bank Polski S.A.EUR10millionUkraine
25-SepAsters; Avellum; Dentons; Hogan Lovells; Latham & Watkins; Redcliffe Partners; Sayenko KharenkoSayenko Kharenko advised Mriya Agro Holding and Hogan Lovells advised the company's ad hoc committee of note-holders on the restructuring of its USD 1.1 billion debt, and the two firms advised the company on its subsequent sale of the company's assets, including infrastructure facilities, machinery, and land lease rights, to the Saudi Agricultural & Livestock Investment Company United Kingdom. Redcliffe Partners advised SALIC on the matter. Avellum acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to the NoteholdersÍ Committee of Mriya Agro Holding plc. Representing the majority of the USD 470 million notes issued by Mriya Agro Holding plc in the context of restructuring of USD1 billion worth debt of Mriya Agro Holding. sters announced that it had advised the International Finance Corporation in connection with its restructuring deal with the Mriya group.N/AUkraine
27-SepBaker McKenzieBaker McKenzie's Kyiv office assisted Monsanto - now a part of the Bayer Group - on the creation of a seed processing facility project in Ukraine.N/AUkraine
1-OctPwC LegalPwC Legal Ukraine successfully represented Pravexbank in a dispute against Ukraine's tax authority.N/AUkraine
1-OctAsters; AvellumAvellum acted as legal counsel to Investment Capital Ukraine on the establishment of a joint venture with VR Capital Group to develop a 34.75 MW photovoltaic solar power plant in Kherson region of Ukraine. Asters Advised VR Capital on the deal.N/AUkraine
1-OctAvellum; Herbert Smith FreehillsAvellum acted as Ukrainian legal advisor to Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. on its acquisition, made with Dragon Capital, of the Horizon Business Centre from LLC Proekt-ñAî and PJSC Ukrsotsbank. Herbert Smith Freehills was global legal advisor to Goldman Sachs.N/AUkraine
1-OctRedcliffe PartnersRedcliffe Partners advised Next Level Racing in relation to IP rights infringement.N/AUkraine
3-OctAvellum; Norton Rose FulbrightAvellum advised a private equity vehicle managed by ResponsAbility Investments AG on Ukrainian law matters related to its acquisition of a shareholding in Bank Lviv. ResponsAbility was counseled on English law by Norton Rose Fulbright.N/AUkraine
4-OctAstersAsters successfully defended the interests of PrivatBank CB JSC in a dispute against Pivdenmedbiosintez Design and Survey Institute JSC before the Commercial Cassation Court of Ukraine's Supreme Court.UAH2BillionUkraine
5-OctAstersAsters successfully defended the interests of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries in a dispute involving the extension of a patent term for a medical product for an additional three years.N/AUkraine
5-OctDentonsDentons advised Natixis on Ukrainian law requirements for carrying out certain unspecified banking transactions and regulatory and banking and finance law matters.N/AUkraine
8-OctVasil Kisil & PartnersVasil Kisil & Partners successfully represented Mondelez Ukraine a dispute against the Trostianets City Council regarding an increase of the rent for a land plot.N/AUkraine
9-OctAsters; AvellumAsters advised VR Capital Group on its acquisition of 50% of shares in PVK Energy Investments from ICU. ICU was represented by Avellum.N/AUkraine
10-OctAvellumAvellum successfully represented a UK citizen in Ukraine's Supreme Court in a dispute regarding the return of a wrongfully retained child.N/AUkraine
10-OctAequoAequo acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to the EBRD in connection with a USD 20 million secured loan granted to Ukrainian subsidiaries of the Astarta Group, Ukraine's leading agribusiness operator and sugar producer.USD20millionUkraine
17-OctAllen & Overy; AvellumAvellum advised FMO (the Dutch development bank) and Diligent Capital Partners on their joint acquisition of a 16% equity stake in Allseeds SA and on the successful application for Competition Authority approval. Hugh Owen, acting through Go2Law, advised FMO/DCP on matters of English law. Allen & Overy advised Allseedsl.N/AUkraine
29-OctPwC LegalPwC Legal successfully defended Fino Verde in a tax dispute involving the reflection of VAT receivables in the newly-established VAT Electronic Administration System.EUR261390Ukraine
30-OctIntegritesIntegrites, working in cooperation with K&L Gates, advised NBT AS, a Norwegian wind farm developer, on the acquisition of a Ukrainian wind farm developer and on the construction of a 250 MW wind farm worth EUR 372 million in Ukraine's southern Kherson Oblast.EUR372millionUkraine
30-OctPwC LegalPwC Legal helped Farmers Edge establish legal presence in Ukraine.N/AUkraine
31-OctSayenko KharenkoSayenko Kharenko advised insurance and asset management company AXA Group and UkrSibbank on the sale of PrJSC Insurance, AXA Insurance, and ALC Insurance company AXA Life Insurance to Fairfax Financial Holding Limited.N/AUkraine
1-NovAvellumAvellum acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to the EBRD in connection with a senior secured loan of up to EUR 1.3 million to the Kyiv Medical University to be used for the acquisition of a new campus building, which will accommodate additional 1,000 students per year.EUR1.3millionUkraine
1-NovBird & Bird; Kinanis; Redcliffe Partners; Quijano & AssociatesRedcliffe Partners acted as legal counsel to the EBRD in connection with a EUR 15 million senior secured long-term loan to I&U Group. The financing package consists of a EUR 13 million loan to be provided by the EBRD, and a EUR 2 million concessional loanæprovided by the Clean Technology Fund. Bird & Bird advised on English law, Kinanis LLC on Cypriot law, and Quijano & Associates on BVI law.EUR15millionUkraine
1-NovAvellumAvellum acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to Slobozhanska Budivelna Keramika in connection with the restructuring and refinancing of SBKÍs debt, valued at approximately EUR 20 million.EUR20millionUkraine
1-NovClifford Chance; Redcliffe PartnersRedcliffe Partners, working alongside Clifford Chance Amsterdam, advised Nikon on an Anti-Bribery Matrix.N/AUkraine
14-NovDentons; Milbank; Redcliffe PartnersRedcliffe Partners acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to Ferrexpo plc. in connection with a USD 400 million four-year committed revolving pre-export finance facility from a syndicate of nine foreign banks and financial institutions, with BNP Paribas S.A. and Deutsche Bank AG acting as mandated lead arrangers. Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy was lead counsel to Ferrexpo, while the lenders were advised by Dentons.USD400millionUkraine
15-NovSayenko KharenkoSayenko Kharenko acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to AB InBev Efes B.V. with respect to its acquisition of shares of PJSC SUN InBev Ukraine from minority shareholders under the new procedures for mandatory tender offer and sell-out recently introduced to Ukrainian law.N/AUkraine
19-NovAvellum; Latham & Watkins; Sayenko Kharenko; White & CaseSayenko Kharenko acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to BNP Paribas, Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, and J.P. Morgan Securities on Ukraine's USD 2 billion Eurobond issue. Avellum advised the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine on the issue. White & Case acted as English and United States law counsel to the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine while Latham & Watkins offered the same support to the Joint Lead Managers.USD2billionUkraine
21-NovLatham & Watkins; Linklaters; PwC Legal; Redcliffe PartnersPwC Legal Ukraine and Linklaters advised Guala Closures S.p.A. on the issue of bonds for EUR 455 million, maturing in 2024 and listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. Redcliffe Partners and Latham & Watkins assisted Credit Suisse, Banca IMI, Barclays, UniCredit, Banca Akros, and KKR Capital Markets on the deal.EUR455millionUkraine
25-NovPwC LegalPwC Legal advised The Timken Company on establishing legal presence in Ukraine and with a variety of labor law matters, including a review of regulations regarding relations with local management.N/AUkraine
27-NovSayenko KharenkoSayenko Kharenko advised Industria Veneta Lavorazione Elettrodomestici S.p.A. on the application of agency agreements in Ukraine.N/AUkraine
28-NovDentonsDentons advised DTEK Renewables B.V. on the signing of a contract with General Electric regarding the supply of 26 modern wind turbines for the second phase of the Prymorska wind farm in Ukraine.EUR150millionUkraine
1-DecAllen & Overy; Clifford Chance; Redcliffe Partners; Sayenko Kharenko; TGS BalticRedcliffe Partners acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to Straco BVBA (Belgium) in relation to the acquisition of the Ukrainian subsidiaries of Greenyard NV (Belgium) engaged in the mycoculture business. Clifford Chance and TGS Baltic also advised the buyers. Allen & Overy and Sayenko Kharenko advised the seller.EUR120millionUkraine
1-DecAvellum; Clifford Chance; Redcliffe Partners; White & CaseAvellum acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine on the financing for the purchase of more than 25 Airbus helicopters for the National Guard of Ukraine, the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine, the State Emergency Service of Ukraine, and the National Police of Ukraine. Avellum supported the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine with regard to Ukrainian law issues arising both in relation to the intergovernmental treaty and in the course of negotiation and signing of the loan documentation with Natixis DAI and Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank. Redcliffe Partners acted as Ukrainian law counsel to Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank as mandated lead arranger and original lender. White and Case and Clifford Chance advised the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine and Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, respectively, on French law.EUR475millionUkraine
1-DecAvellumAvellum acted as legal adviser to PJSC Commercial Bank Center and a midsize bank in Odessa, PJSC MTB Bank (former Marfin Bank), in the process of the Bank Center's reorganization following its merger with MTB Bank according to a simplified procedure.N/AUkraine
1-DecRedcliffe PartnersRedcliffe Partners advised Ukrnafta on a potential sale of its gas-producing assets to NAK Naftogaz of Ukraine.USD1billionUkraine
1-DecAvellum; Clifford Chance; Reed Smith; Sayenko Kharenko; White & CaseAvellum acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine on a EUR term loan facility in the amount equivalent to USD 400 million arranged by Deutsche Bank and backed by an International Bank for Reconstruction and Development policy-based guarantee. Sayenko Kharenko acted as Ukrainian law counsel to mandated lead arranger and original lender Deutsche Bank. White & Case and Clifford Chance acted as English law counsel to the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine and Deutsche Bank, respectively. Reed Smith advised TMF Global Services (UK), the facility agent, on English law.USD400millionUkraine
1-DecClifford Chance; DLA Piper; Redcliffe Partners; SDM PartnersRedcliffe Partners represented the EBRD in a number of proceedings against Interleaseinvest related to a loan agreement. Clifford Chance Warsaw and DLA Piper Netherlands also advised the EBRD. SDM Partners advised the co-lenders.USD90millionUkraine
3-DecAvellumAvellum acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to the EBRD in connection with a senior secured loan of up to EUR 1.3 million it provided to the Kyiv Medical University.EUR1.3millionUkraine
3-DecAsters; Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & SullivanAsters acted as local Ukrainian counsel and Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan acted as lead counsel to JSC Oschadbank in connection with its successful claim against the Russian Federation for recovery of compensation as a result of the total loss of its investments in Crimea.USD1.3billionUkraine
5-DecIntegritesIntegrites successfully defended the interests of PJSC Farmak in a case involving LLC Pharmhim's partial refusal to supply Mebhydrolin, a medical substance that was actively used by PJSC Farmak to produce the pharmaceutical product Diazolin.N/AUkraine
5-DecKPD ConsultingKPD Consulting Law Firm advised the Yuzhnoye State Design Office on a project to extend its facilities.N/AUkraine
5-DecKPD ConsultingKPD Consulting successfully represented UA-Budservis LLC in a case involving the recovery of paid funds and losses incurred in connection with the delivery of equipment.N/AUkraine
5-DecBorovyk & PartnersBorovyk & Partners represented Switzerland's Geberit group of companies on a squeeze-out of the minority shareholders of PJSC Slavuta Plant "Budfarfor."N/AUkraine
6-DecAvellum; Wolf TheissAvellum acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to Slobozhanska Budivelna Keramika in connection with the restructuring and refinancing of SBK's debt, valued at approximately EUR 20 million. Wolf Theiss advised the EBRD, one of the lenders.EUR20millionUkraine
11-DecIntegritesIntegrites advised Business Retail Group on legal due diligence and compliance with the requirements of Ukrainian legislation.N/AUkraine
12-DecDentonsDentons acted as legal counsel to DTEK Renewables in relation to the implementation of the Orlovka Wind Farm project, in particular by providing legal support during contract negotiations with Vestas, a supplier of the equipment and the EPC contractor for the project.N/AUkraine
14-DecAequoOn November 30, 2018, the European Commission, on behalf of the EU, approved the disbursement of the first EUR 500 million of the new EUR 1 billion Macro-Financial Assistance program to Ukraine. Aequo advised the European Commission on the deal.EUR500millionUkraine
14-DecAequoAequo successfully defended the interests of Pilot Group's TV production companies by concluding settlement agreements in a dispute they were involved in.N/AUkraine
18-DecSorainen; Wolf TheissThe Ukrainian office of Wolf Theiss and the Estonian office of Sorainen have advised Rent24, an international co-working and co-living solutions company headquartered in Germany, on its entrance into the Ukrainian market in the form of a joint venture with Ukraine's Chasopys GroupN/AUkraine; Estonia