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19-Mar Albania Freshfields; Kalo & Associates Kalo & Associates and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, both acting on behalf of the Republic of Albania, persuaded an ICSID arbitral panel to dismiss a case brought by the Anglo-Adriatic Investment Fund, which was claiming about EUR 220 million for foreign investment expropriation. EUR 220 million ceelegalmatters.com/albania/10457-freshfields-and-kalo-associates-successful-for-republic-of-albania-in-icsid-arbitration
10-Apr Albania Kalo & Associates Kalo & Associates helped the YURA Corporation, a South Korean auto-supplier, launch the first stage of the operation of its plant on a 4.9 hectare site near Fier, in southwest Albania. EUR 6.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/albania/10594-kalo-associates-assists-yura-corporation-with-establishment-of-plant-in-albania
2-May Albania Tonucci & Partners; Wolf Theiss Tonucci & Partners advised Union Bank on the acquisition of the International Commercial Bank in Albania, and Wolf Theiss provided legal advice to Union Bank during the regulatory approval phase. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/albania/10686-tonucci-partners-and-wolf-theiss-advise-union-bank-on-icbank-acquisition
17-Jul Albania Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised the European Investment Fund on its EUR 25 million loan to Albania's Alpha Bank. EUR 25 million ceelegalmatters.com/albania/11173-wolf-theiss-advises-eif-on-eur-25-million-loan-to-alpha-bank-albania
18-Oct Albania A.R.S Legal & Financial Services A.R.S Legal & Financial Services became the official "advisory office" of the French Embassy in Albania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/albania/11797-a-r-s-legal-and-financial-services-becomes-official-advisor-of-french-embassy-in-albania
1-May Albania; Bosnia & Herzegovina; Croatia; Ukraine Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss assisted Alvogen in its CEE restructuring leading up to the company's sale to Zentiva in Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, and Ukraine. N/A
10-Apr Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Croatia; Kosovo; North Macedonia; Montenegro; Serbia BDK Advokati; Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic; Kalo & Associates; Maric & Co.; Polenak Law Firm; Selih & Partners Law firm members of the SEE Legal Group, acting on behalf of Netlog Logistics, completed a due diligence analysis of the Intereuropa group of companies, upon the announcement of a banking consortium that it is selling 72% share capital in Intereuropa d.d. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/10591-see-legal-firms-provide-due-diligence-of-intereuropa-for-netlog-logistics
21-Jan Albania; Bulgaria Boyanov & Co.; Go2Law; Kalo & Associates; White & Case; Wolf Theiss Boyanov & Co., Kalo & Associates, and Go2Law advised Albania Telecom Invest, a joint venture of entrepreneurs Spas Roussev and Elvin Guri, on its EUR 50 million acquisition of Telekom Albania from OTE. White & Case and Wolf Theiss advised the sellers on the deal. EUR 50 million ceelegalmatters.com/albania/10048-boyanov-co-wolf-theiss-and-white-case-advise-on-acquisition-of-telekom-albania-from-ote
2-Jan Austria Clifford Chance; CMS; Dorda; Orange Clover; Sidley Dorda and the Munich office of Sidley Austin have advised private equity investor Gilde Buy Out Partners on the acquisition of the majority stake in Gundlach Automotive Corporation from Dutch investment company Pon Holdings. Gilde was also advised by the Orange Clover law firm in the Netherlands, which acted as global lead counsel. Clifford Chance acted as global lead counsel and CMS as Austrian counsel for Pon Holdings. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/9882-dorda-advises-gilde-buy-out-partners-on-acquisition-of-gundlach-automotive-corporation
7-Jan Austria Dorda; Eisenberger&Herzog; Ey Law; Reed Smith; Shearman & Sterling Eisenberger & Herzog and Reed Smith have advised Austrian start-up Greenstorm Mobility on an investment into the company from European private equity firm Bregal Milestone L.P. Shearman & Sterling and Dorda advised Bregal Milestone. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/9916-e-h-reed-smith-shearman-sterling-and-dora-advise-on-investment-in-greenstorm-mobility
9-Jan Austria Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner Rechtsanwalte is serving as legal counsel to IKEA in the Swedish furniture giant's opening of a branch "featuring a concept unique in the world" in Vienna's Westbahnhof station. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/9933-fellner-wratzfeld-advising-ikea-on-proposed-westbahnhof-store-in-vienna
11-Jan Austria Brandl & Talos Brandl & Talos has advised GoLending AT GmbH on the preparation of a capital market prospectus for the issuance of qualified subordinated loans for approximately EUR 30 million. EUR 30 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/9964-brandl-talos-advises-golending-on-issuance-of-subordinated-debt
18-Jan Austria Bird & Bird; Dorda Dorda and the French office of Bird & Bird (acting as local counsel) advised Cyan AG on an international tender and on its entrance into a group license agreement with French telecommunications provider Orange S.A. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10024-dorda-advises-cyan-ag-on-license-agreement-with-orange
22-Jan Austria SCWP Schindhelm SCWP Schindhelm advised Startup300 AG on its listing on the Vienna Stock Exchange. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10075-scwp-schindhelm-advises-startup300-on-listing-in-new-market-segment-of-vienna-stock-exchange
23-Jan Austria Eisenberger & Herzog; Schoenherr Schoenherr advised Playtika Ltd. on the acquisition of Supertreat GmbH, the developer of the mobile game Solitaire - Grand Harvest. Eisenberger & Herzog advised the sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10080-schoenherr-and-eisenberger-herzog-advise-on-playtika-s-acquisition-of-supertreat
31-Jan Austria Clifford Chance; Herbst Kinsky; Weber & Co. Weber & Co. acted as underwriter's and managers' counsel to Erste Group Bank AG (Sole Global Coordinator) and Goetzpartners Securities Ltd (Co-Lead Manager) on Marinomed Biotech AG's February 1, 2019 debut on the Vienna Stock Exchange. Herbst Kinsky Rechtsanwalte advised Marinomed, with Clifford Chance Frankfurt advising the company on US law aspects of the IPO. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10141-weber-co-herbst-kinsky-and-clifford-chance-advises-on-marinomed-biotech-ipo-in-vienna
1-Feb Austria EY Law; Schoenherr Schoenherr advised Austrian insurtech start-up bsurance on its Series-A financing round. The investment was provided by UNIQA Ventures GmbH - advised by EY Law - and an additional investor. EUR 4 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10146-schoenherr-and-ey-law-advise-on-bsurance-series-a-financing
4-Feb Austria Allen & Overy Allen & Overy advised Oesterreichische Kontrollbank on legal aspects of its public offering of USD 1.5 billion of 2.625% Guaranteed Global Notes due 2022. USD 1.5 billion ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10156-allen-overy-advises-oesterreichische-kontrollbank-on-usd-1-5-billion-bond-offering
5-Feb Austria Ashurst; Cerha Hempel; Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Schoenherr Cerha Hempel and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton advised OMV on the acquisition of a 15% share in Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company and a 15% share in a to-be-established trading joint venture involving the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company. Ashurst and Schoenherr advised ADNOC and ADNOC on the deal. EUR 2.43 billion ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10167-chsh-and-cleary-gottlieb-advise-omv-on-share-acquisition-in-adnoc-refining-and-joint-venture
22-Feb Austria Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner Fellner Wratzfeld & Partners helped UIV Urban Innovation Vienna GmbH find a location for a new multifunctional mega arena. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10287-fwp-helps-uiv-urban-innovation-vienna-on-find-location-for-new-mega-arena
22-Feb Austria Oberhammer; Weber & Co. Weber & Co. advised plaing agent and settlement agent Erste Group Bank AG on the EUR 15 million capital increase against contribution in kind by Unternehmens Invest AG, which was advised by Oberhammer Rechtsanwalte. EUR 15 million
28-Feb Austria Schoenherr Schoenherr advised Styria Vitalis on the registration of its quality seal "Gruner Teller", which the firm claims is Austria's first registered certification mark. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10341-schoenherr-registers-first-ever-certification-mark-for-styria-vitalis-gruener-teller
28-Feb Austria Dorda; Pistotnik & Krilyszyn Dorda advised Universal Investment on the acquisition of Euro Plaza 6 from Austrian Kapsch Immobilien, an international road telematics, information technology, and telecommunications company in Vienna. Pistotnik & Krilyszyn advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10345-dorda-advises-bvk-on-acquisition-of-euro-plaza-6-in-vienna
1-Mar Austria Cerha Hempel; Linklaters Cerha Hempel advised Immofinanz AG on its debut EUR 500 million issue of an investment grade rated benchmark bond. Linklaters advised the banks on the issuance. EUR 500 million
6-Mar Austria Schindler Attorneys; Schoenherr Schoenherr advised Toyota Motor Europe on the acquisition of Austrian marketing and sales company Toyota Frey Austria from the Frey Holding GmbH. Schindler Attorneys advised the sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10374-schoenherr-and-schindler-attorneys-advise-on-toyota-motor-europe-acquisition-of-toyota-frey-austria
6-Mar Austria BPV Huegel; Viehbpck Breiter Nau. BPV Huegel advised Germant's Allistro Capital Fonds on the acquisition of medical device manufacturer Hofer Medical. The sellers were advised by Viehbpck Breiter Nau. N/A
8-Mar Austria Baker McKenzie; Binder Groesswang; Kirkland & Ellis Baker McKenzie advised the Delachaux Group on its acquisition of a majority stake in Upper Austria's Frauscher Sensortechnik from the Greenbriar private equity fund. Kirlkand & Ellis advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10381-baker-mckenzie-and-kirkland-ellis-advise-on-delachaux-takeover-of-frauscher-sensortechnik
8-Mar Austria Dorda; Eisenberger & Herzog; Latham & Watkins; Linklaters Dorda and Latham & Watkins advised private equity fund Triton and ADIA - a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority - on the acquisition of 100% of IFCO, a unit of Australian Securities Exchange-listed Brambles Limited. Brambles Limited was advised by Linklaters and Eisenberger & Herzog. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10386-dorda-and-latham-watkins-advise-triton-and-adia-on-ifco-takeover
15-Mar Austria Dorda; Wolf Theiss Dorda advised Odeon Cinemas Group on the sale of its three Austrian UCI cinemas. Wolf Theiss advised Constantin Film-Holding GmbH, which bought UCI Kinowelt. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10438-dorda-and-wolf-theiss-advise-on-odeon-cinemas-group-sale-of-uci-cinemas-in-austria
18-Mar Austria Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner; Schoenherr Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner advised Oesterreichische Kontrollbank AG on the acquisition of approximately 70% of Osterreichische Hotel-und Tourismusbank Gesellschaft m.b.H from UniCredit Bank Austria AG and Erste Bank der Oesterreichischen Sparkassen AG. Schoenherr advised UniCredit Bank and Erste Bank on the sale. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10446-fwp-and-schoenherr-advise-on-oekb-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-oht
21-Mar Austria Schoenherr Schoenherr successfully advised the Vienna International Airport and the province of Lower Austria on the successful application for permission to construct a third runway at the Vienna International Airport. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10473-schoenherr-helps-vienna-international-airport-achieve-final-permission-to-construct-third-runway
21-Mar Austria Addleshaw Goddard; Cerha Hempel; Linklaters; Morais Leitao, Galvao Teles, Soares da Silva & Ass Cerha Hempel, Addleshaw Goddard, and Portugal's Morais Leitao, Galvao Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados advised Value One Holding AG on its joint venture with Nuveen Real Estate to invest EUR 600 million on the development of purpose-built student accommodations in Portugal and Austria. Linklaters advised Nuveen Real Estate on the deal. EUR 600 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10476-chsh-advises-value-one-on-student-accommodation-joint-venture
21-Mar Austria Brandl & Talos Brandl & Talos assisted Wolftank-Adisa Holding AG in its listing on a new segment of the Vienna Stock Exchange, N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10478-brandl-talos-assists-wolftank-adisa-holding-with-listing-on-new-segment-of-vienna-stock-exchange
21-Mar Austria Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner advised a syndicate of banks consisting of Erste Bank der oesterreichischen Sparkassen AG, Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberosterreich AG, Raiffeisen Bank International AG, and UniCredit Bank Austria on financing and a consequent takeover of Waagner Biro Bridge Systems AG by a group of investors. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10484-fwp-advises-on-waagner-biro-bridge-systems-takeover
22-Mar Austria Schoenherr Schoenherr provided Austrian advice and Hengeler Mueller was lead counsel to private equity group Bain Capital on its sale of a 32% stake in the Wittur Group to an investment company of the Canadian Public Sector Pension Investment Board. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10488-schoenherr-advises-bain-capital-on-sale-of-stake-in-wittur-group-to-psp-investments
25-Mar Austria Baker McKenzie; Deloitte Legal (Jank Weiler Operenyi) Baker McKenzie advised France's Compagnie des Alpes on its purchase of all shares in M. Muller GmbH, the operator of the Familypark amusement park in Austria. Jank Weiler Operenyi advised the sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10505-baker-mckenzie-and-jank-weiler-operenyi-advise-on-cda-take-over-of-austrian-amusement-park
10-Apr Austria Eversheds Sutherland; Binder Groesswang Eversheds Sutherland advised Omicron Electronics GmbH on the acquisition of b2 Electronic GmbH from sellers Stefan Baldauf, Rudi Blank, and Maybridge Investments. Binder Groesswang advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10598-eversheds-sutherland-and-binder-groesswang-advise-on-omicron-electronics-acquisition-of-b2-electronic
18-Apr Austria Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised Volksbank Wien AG on its March 4, 2019 placement of EUR 500 million covered bonds and the April 9, 2019 EUR 200 million additional tier 1 notes. EUR 200 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10622-wolf-theiss-advises-volksbank-wien-ag-on-covered-bonds-and-notes-placements
23-Apr Austria Accura; Bech Bruun; Cederquist; CMS CMS, working with Denmark's Bech Bruun law firm, advised ALPLA on its entrance into a joint venture in Denmark with BillerudKorsnas to develop the biobased and recyclable paper bottle company ecoXpac. BillerudKorsnas was advised by Accura and Cederquist. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10628-cms-advises-on-alpla-bilerudkorsnas-jv-for-development-of-recyclable-paper-bottle-company
23-Apr Austria Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised Japan's Takeda Group on its acquisition of plasma donation center Plasmapunk Favoriten and Donaustadt. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10630-wolf-theiss-advises-takeda-group-on-acquisition-of-plasmapunkt-favoriten-and-donaustadt
24-Apr Austria BPV Huegel BPV Huegel advised ISS on its acquisition of Austrian business catering company JH Catering. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10634-bpv-huegel-advises-iss-on-acquisition-of-jh-catering
25-Apr Austria Dorda; Hasch & Partner Dorda advised Swiss milk processor EMMI AG on the acquisition of a 66% stake in Leeb Biomilch GmbH and its affiliate company Hale GmbH, the Austrian suppliers of organic goat milk and sheep milk products, from shareholders Hubert Leeb and Jorg Hackenbuchner. Hasch & Partner advised Leeb Biomilch GmbH. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10645-dorda-and-hasch-partner-advise-on-acquisition-by-emmi-of-majority-stake-in-austrian-organic-dairy
2-May Austria Act Legal (WMWP) Act Legal Austria assisted the BABEG Carinthian Agency for Investment Promotion and Public Shareholding with the legal structuring of its cooperation with mobile operator A1 to open Austria's first "5G Playground" at the Lakeside Science and Technology Park in the Carinthia region of Austria. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10688-act-legal-austria-supports-babeg-in-agreement-with-a1-to-open-5g-playground
3-May Austria Dorda Dorda advised Warburg HIH Invest Real Estate on the acquisition of the HBF 1 office property at the Vienna Central Railway Station from the Rhomberg Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10701-dorda-advises-warburg-hih-invest-on-acquisition-of-office-property-at-vienna-central-railway-station
6-May Austria Deloitte Legal (Jank Weiler Operenyi) Jank Weiler Operenyi, the Austrian member of the Deloitte Legal Network, advised T-Mobile group on the post-merger integration of the UPC group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10709-deloitte-legal-supports-t-mobile-with-post-merger-integration-of-upc-group
7-May Austria Allen & Overy; Rautner Attorneys at Law; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised Erste Group Bank AG on the issue of EUR 500 million Eligible Liabilities Format Notes. Allen & Overy Frankfurt and Rautner Attorneys at Law advised the consortium of banks. EUR 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10723-wolf-theiss-advises-erste-group-bank-on-eur-500-million-bond-issue
7-May Austria Linklaters; Rautner Attorneys at Law; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss and Linklaters Frankfurt advised Erste Group Bank AG on the issue of EUR 500 million Additional Tier 1 Notes. Rautner Attorneys at Law advised Joint Lead Managers BAML, Barclays, Erste, Goldmans, and UBS. EUR 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10726-wolf-theiss-and-linklaters-advise-erste-group-bank-on-eur-500-million-low-risk-bond-issue
24-May Austria DSC Doralt Seist Csoklich; Schoenherr Schoenherr advised South Korean investment fund KTB Investment & Securities and its subsidiary KTB Asset Management on the acquisition of 100% of Liegenschaftsbesitz GmbH from GENO Saturn Tower/T-Center Immobilien beteiligungs holding GmbH & Co.OG and BEGO-ZWP GmbH. The sellers were advised by DSC Doralt Seist Csoklich. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10805-Schoenherr-and-dsc-advise-on-ktb-investment-securities-acquisition-of-vienna-s-t-center
30-May Austria BPV Huegel BPV Huegel advised Constantia Flexibles on a squeeze-out compensation settlement for minority shareholders of the formerly-listed Constantia Packaging AG. EUR 50 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10874-bpc-huegel-achieves-squeeze-out-compensation-settlement-for-constantia-flexibles
3-Jun Austria Dorda; Noerr; Schmutzer & Ott-Sander Dorda advised the Kapsch Group on the sale of CarrierCom and PublicTransportCom to S&T AG. Schmutzer & Ott-Sander Rechtsanwalte and the Munich office of Noerr advised S&T. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10885-dorda-advises-kapsch-on-sale-of-carriercom-and-publictransportcom-to-s-t
3-Jun Austria Cerha Hempel Cerha Hempel advised Frequentis AG on an IPO in Frankfurt and Vienna. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10890-chsh-advises-frequentis-on-its-ipo-in-vienna-and-frankfurt
3-Jun Austria Allen & Overy; Clifford Chance; Schoenherr; Wolf Theiss Schoenherr and Clifford Chance advised Tyson Foods on Austrian law aspects of its USD 340 million acquisition of BRF's chicken distribution business in Europe and Thailand. Allen & Overy, as lead counsel, and Wolf Theiss, as local counsel in Austria, advised the seller. USD 340 million
17-Jun Austria Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised Duravant on its acquisition of Austria's Motion06 GmbH. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10975-wolf-theiss-supports-duravant-with-acquisition-of-motion06
20-Jun Austria 42Law; Cerha Hempel; Hemmelrath Cerha Hempel, working with the Hemmelrath Partnerschaftsgesellschaft, advised Immundiagnostik AG, a German laboratory diagnostics company, on its acquisition of Austrian start-up Kiweno. Kiweno was advised by 42Law. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10990-Cerha-Hempel-Spiegelfeld-Hlawati-hemmelrath-and-42law-advise-on-immundiagnostik-acquisition-of-kiweno
21-Jun Austria DLA Piper; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised M.M.Warburg & CO as the sole manager and bookrunner on topping up a corporate bond of UBM Development AG. UBM Development was advised by DLA Piper Weiss-Tessbach. EUR 45 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/10998-wolf-theiss-and-dla-piper-advise-on-increase-of-corporate-bond-of-ubm-development
24-Jun Austria Binder Groesswang; Dechert Binder Groesswang and Dechert advised U.S. private equity firm Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, on the sale of its stake in AIM Software Group to SimCorp. EUR 60 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11005-binder-groesswang-and-Dechert-advise-on-sale-of-stake-in-aim-holding-sca-to-simcorp
27-Jun Austria Act Legal (WMWP) WMWP Act Legal advised KMG, a subsidiary of Stadtwerke Klagenfurt AG and Klagenfurt am Worthersee, on the restructuring of the public transport in Klagenfurt am Worthersee. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11038-wmwp-act-legal-advises-kmg-on-new-legal-structure-for-public-transport-in-klagenfurt
27-Jun Austria Weber & Co.; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised Oberbank AG as the issuer of debt securities. Weber & Co. advised the banking consortium of Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft, DZ Bank AG Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank, Erste Group Bank AG, and Raiffeisen Bank International AG that coordinated the bond placement. EUR 250 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11042-wolf-theiss-and-weber-co-advise-on-eur-250-million-oberbank-bond
1-Jul Austria Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner advised Bawag P.S.K on its acquisition of 49 percent of Finventum GmbH. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11062-fwp-advises-bawag-p-s-k-on-investment-in-finventum
9-Jul Austria Weber & Co.; White & Case; Wolf Theiss White & Case and Wolf Theiss advised joint lead managers Barclays Bank PLC, BNP Paribas, Erste Group Bank AG, Raiffeisen Bank International AG, and UniCredit Bank Austria AG on OMV Aktiengesellschaft's EUR 1 billion bond issue. OMV was advised by Weber & Co. EUR 1 billion ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11110-white-case-wolf-theiss-and-weber-co-advise-on-omv-aktiengesellschaft-s-eur-1-billion-bond-issuance
10-Jul Austria Dorda; Grama Schwaighofer Vondrak; Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek Dorda and Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek advised VR Equitypartner GmbH on its acquisition of a majority stake in Signon Osterreich GmbH from TUV Sud. Grama Schwaighofer Vondrak advised TUV Sud. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11129-Dorda-heuking-kuhn-luer-wojtek-and-grama-schwaighofer-vondrak-advise-on-vr-equitypartner-acquisition-of-it-signon
12-Jul Austria Hasch & Partner; Schoenherr Schoenherr advised Coeo Inkasso GmbH on its acquisition of 100% of the shares of KNP Financial Services GmbH from founders Anton Moser and Wolfgang Hetlinger, who were advised by Hasch & Partner. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11140-Schoenherr-advises-coeo-inkasso-on-acquisition-of-knp-financial-services
22-Jul Austria Arqis; Clifford Chance; Niederer Kraft Frey; Slaughter and May; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss and Clifford Chance advised the Blackstone Group on its EUR 1.64 billion acquisition of CRH's European distribution business. Niederer Kraft Frey and ARQIS acted as Swiss and German counsel to CRH, respectively, and Slaughter and May advised CRH on the transaction. EUR 1.64 billion ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11196-wolf-theiss-clifford-chance-and-slaughter-and-may-advise-on-blackstone-s-acquisition-of-crh-s-european-distribution-unit
23-Jul Austria Dorda; Freshfields; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; Weber & Co. Weber & Co. and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom advised joint global coordinators Citigroup Global Markets Limited and Goldman Sachs International and book-runners Erste Group Bank AG, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, and Raiffeisen Centrobank AG on Addiko Bank's IPO on the Vienna Stock Exchange. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer advised Addiko Bank. Dorda advised private equity firm Advent - which held approximately 78% of Addiko Bank prior to the IPO and which reduced its stake below 40% through the indirect sale of shares in the transaction - on the IPO N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11205-weber-co-advises-on-addiko-bank-ipo-in-vienna
24-Jul Austria DLA Piper DLA Piper advised pharmaceutical laboratory VelaLabs Austria on its acquisition of Vienna-based Laboratorium fur Betriebshygiene GmbH from unidentified private individuals. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11209-dla-piper-advises-velalabs-on-acquisition-of-laboratorium-fur-betriebshygiene
25-Jul Austria Freshfields Freshfields advises Volkswagen AG as IP/IT, Antitrust, and CFIUS counsel on its proposed USD 2.6 billion co-investment in the autonomous vehicle technology company Argo AI with the Ford Motor Co. USD 2.6 billion ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11228-Freshfields-vienna-advising-volkswagen-on-proposed-co-investment-in-argo-ai
25-Jul Austria Linklaters; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised Asfinag Motorways and Freeways Financing on its bond issue. The Frankfurt office of Linklaters reportedly advised joint lead managers Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Goldman Sachs International, J.P. Morgan Securities plc, and UniCredit Bank Austria AG, as well as co-lead managers Erste Group Bank AG and Raiffeisen Bank International AG. EUR 600 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11231-wolf-theiss-advises-asfinag-on-eur-600-million-bond
26-Jul Austria CMS; Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner CMS advised Australian crude oil explorer ADX on its acquisition of the Zistersdorf & Gaiselberg oilfields in Austria from Austrian exploration and production company RAG. Fellner Wratzfeld Partner advised RAG. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11245-CMS-advises-adx-energy-on-acquisition-of-austrian-oilfields
29-Jul Austria SCWP Schindhelm; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss Vienna advised Miba AG on its acquisition of a 25.1% stake in Voltlabor GmbH from Montenor GmbH and on its establishment of a joint venture to develop battery systems for mobile applications. SCWP Schindhelm advised Montenor. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11249-wolf-theiss-and-scwp-advise-on-miba-acquisition-of-stake-in-voltlabor
31-Jul Austria Grassner Lenz Thewanger & Partner; Schoenherr Schoenherr advised France's Thales Group on its acquisition of insolvent motor manufacturer Steyr Motors GmbH. Grassner Lenz Thewanger & Partner advised the unnamed seller on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11285-Schoenherr-advises-thales-group-on-acquisition-of-steyr-motors
31-Jul Austria CMS The German and Austrian offices of CMS advised Austrian IT-service provider Catalysts and German IT market research and consulting company Crisp Research on their merger, resulting in the formation of Frankfurt-headquartered Cloudflight Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11300-CMS-advises-on-catalysts-crisp-research-merger
1-Aug Austria Herbst Kinsky Herbst Kinsky advised the founders of Hokify GmbH on a share sale to karriere.at. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11320-herbst-kinsky-advises-founders-of-hokify-on-partial-exit
1-Aug Austria Baker McKenzie; Schoenherr Baker McKenzie advised Oesterreichische Post AG on its acquisition of the majority of Deutsche Post AG's logistics facilities in Austria. Schoenherr advised Deutsche Post on the deal. N/A
2-Aug Austria Schramm Oehler Schramm Oehler advised the Austrian City of St. Polten and the University St. Polten on a PPP process to identify a private partner to build, finance, and provide the first extension for St. Polten University of Applied Sciences. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11321-schramm-oehler-advises-city-of-st-polten-on-construction-of-extension-at-university
2-Aug Austria Eisenberger & Herzog; PHH Rechtsanwate PHH advised outside creditors Helaba and the European Investment Bank on the Educational Campuses project in Vienna, which takes the form of a public-private partnership with winning bidders HYPO NOE and Strabag. Eisenberger & Herzog. EUR 100 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11331-phh-and-eisenberger-herzog-advise-on-vienna-educational-campuses-project
6-Aug Austria CMS; Eisenberger & Herzog CMS advised Niederosterreichische Breitband Holding on its selection of Allianz Capital Partners as a partner on a potential EUR 300 million investment package involving a broadband network in Lower Austria. Eisenberger & Herzog advised Allianz Capital Partners on its successful bid. EUR 300 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11346-CMS-and-eisenberger-herzog-advise-on-niederosterreichische-breitband-holding-selection-of-broadband-network-investor
12-Aug Austria Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised Miba AG, acting through its Miba eMobility subsidiary, on its acquisition of a stake in Voltlabor, and its subsequent entrance into a joint venture in the field of battery systems for mobile applications. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11351-wolf-theiss-advises-miba-on-expansion-of-emobility-business
14-Aug Austria Eisenberger & Herzog; Schoenherr; White & Case Schoenherr advised the shareholders of the Synergis Informationssysteme GmbH on the sale of SynerGIS GIS & FM Solutions - its geographic information systems and facility management software development business - to AED-SICAD. The buyers were advised by White & Case and Eisenberger & Herzog. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11362-Schoenherr-white-case-and-eisenberger-herzog-advise-on-sale-of-gis-and-fm-software-development-business-by-synergis-to-aed-sicad
16-Aug Austria DLA Piper; Schoenherr Schoenherr advised the Tscherne family - the owners of Hotel Weismayr in Bad Gastein, Austria - on their entrance into a 20-year lease with the Selina hospitality group. DLA Piper advised Selina. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11386-Schoenherr-and-dla-piper-advise-on-hotel-weismayr-lease-with-selina
16-Aug Austria RPCK; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised Swiss logistics group Kuehne & Nagel on the takeover of Austrian freight forwarding and transportation company Joebstl. RPCK advised Joebstl. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11394-wolf-theiss-advise-kuehne-nagel-on-takeover-of-joebstl
19-Aug Austria Eisenberger & Herzog Eisenberger & Herzog advised SevenVentures Austria on its entrance into a "media for equity" agreement with shopping.at, the online marketplace of the Austrian Post. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11212-e-h-assists-sevenventures-on-media-for-equity-deal-with-shopping-at
22-Aug Austria DLA Piper; Schoenherr DLA Piper advised a consortium of South Korean investors working with asset manager Mastern Investment Management on the acquisition, made as part of a joint venture with Munich-based asset manager Wealthcore Invester Management, of the Hilton Parkview Vienna. The sellers were represented by Invester United Benefits and advised by Schoenherr. EUR 375 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11426-dla-piper-and-Schoenherr-advise-on-south-korean-investors-acquisition-of-vienna-hilton-parkview
22-Aug Austria BPV Huegel; Herbert Smith Freehills; Proskauer Rose BPV Huegel worked with lead counsels Herbert Smith Freehills and Proskauer Rose in advising AnaCap Financial Partners on the sale of its majority shareholding in its German fintech business to KKR. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11428-bpv-huegel-herbert-smith-freehills-and-proskauer-advise-anacap-on-sale-of-fintech-company-heidelpay-group-to-kkr
23-Aug Austria Allen & Overy; Binder Groesswang; Dorda; Eisenberger & Herzog; Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner; Gleiss Lutz; Kirkland & Ellis; Latham & Watkins; Linklaters; Wolf Theiss Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner, working with Linklaters, Wolf Theiss, and Gleiss Lutz, helped conclude a "Company Voluntary Agreement," paving the way for the financial restructuring of the Steinhoff Group. Binder Groesswang and Allen & Overy advised the international creditor coordinating committee consisting of banks and funds. Latham & Watkins and Dorda advised the Secondary creditor committee, while Eisenberger & Herzog and Kirkland & Ellis advised the convertible bondholder. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11429-Fellner-Wratzfeld-Partner-binder-wolf-theiss-a-o-and-eisenberger-herzog-advise-on-steinhoff-group-financial-restructuring
26-Aug Austria Dorda; Schoenherr Dorda advised European hotel developer UBM Development and real estate developer S IMMO AG on the sale of the QBC 1&2 office properties in Vienna to EPH Eastern Property Holding. Schoenherr advised EPH on the deal. EUR 233 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11440-Dorda-and-Schoenherr-advise-on-eph-acquisition-of-office-properties-in-vienna
28-Aug Austria DSC Doralt Seist Csoklich; Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner advised IKEA on negotiations with Jo & Joe Open House, a branch of the French hotel group Accor, regarding the construction of a hotel on top of the future IKEA Westbahnhof in Vienna. DSC Doralt Seist Csoklich advised Accor. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11470-Fellner-Wratzfeld-Partner-and-dsc-assist-with-negotiations-between-ikea-and-jo-joe-open-house-for-hotel-on-ikea-westbahnhof
9-Sep Austria Cerha Hempel Cerha Hempel acted as escrow agent on CA Immo's sale of a 35% stake in Airportcity St. Petersburg to Warimpex. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11552-Cerha-Hempel-Spiegelfeld-Hlawati-acts-as-escrow-agent-on-ca-immo-sale-of-35-stake-in-airportcity-st-petersburg-to-warimpex
10-Sep Austria Cerha Hempel Cerha Hempel advised SPAR on the issuance of bonds with a total volume of EUR 300 million and prepared the public offer prospectus. EUR 300 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11564-Cerha-Hempel-Spiegelfeld-Hlawati-helps-spar-prepare-first-austrian-prospectus-under-new-eu-regime
16-Sep Austria DLA Piper DLA Piper advised Lasker Cross-Media on the entrance of three unidentified new investors. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11580-DLA-piper-advises-lasker-cross-media-on-private-equity-investment
19-Sep Austria Weber & Co.; Wolf Theiss Weber & Co. advised joint lead managers Erste Group Bank AG, HSBC France, ING Bank N.V., Landesbank Baden-Wurttemberg, and Nykredit Bank A/S on the issue by Erste Group Bank AG of a EUR 500 million 0.010% Mortgage Pfandbriefe under the bank's Covered Bonds Programme. Wolf Theiss was issuers counsel. EUR 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11593-weber-co-and-wolf-theiss-advise-on-erste-group-mortgage-pfandbriefe
19-Sep Austria Binder Groesswang; Davies Ward; Hengeler Mueller; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett Binder Groesswang, working with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in London and New York, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg in Toronto, Hengeler Mueller in Germany, and other European local counsel, advised funds managed by The Blackstone Group Inc. on their acquisition of Dream Global REIT, a Canadian real estate investment trust listed in Toronto and Frankfurt holding a pan-European real estate portfolio. EUR 4.2 billion ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11596-binder-groesswang-advises-the-blackstone-group-inc-on-acquisition-of-dream-global-reit
24-Sep Austria Freshfields; White & Case; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised Raiffeisen Bank International AG as issuer of EUR 500 million Tier 2 Notes and on a tender offer for the repurchase of EUR 500 million Subordinated Callable Fixed Rate Reset Notes due February 2025. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Germany advised RBI in connection with the tender offer and White & Case Frankfurt advised joint lead managers RBI, BNP Paribas, Citi Bank, UBS, and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. EUR 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11610-wolf-theiss-freshfields-and-white-case-advise-on-raiffeisen-note-issuance
25-Sep Austria Schoenherr; Wolf Theiss Schoenherr advised InterGlobe Enterprises Limited, an India-based company engaged in providing aviation, hospitality and travel-related services, on its EUR 11 million acquisition of K+K Management GmbH, an Austrian company that operates the K+K hotels chain, from Highgate Hotels, L.P. and Goldman Sachs & Co. Wolf Theiss and Jones Day advised the sellers. EUR 11 million
27-Sep Austria Dorda Dorda advised Denmark's Too Good To Go tech start-up on the launch of operations in Austria. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11635-dorda-advises-too-good-to-go-app-on-market-entry-in-austria
30-Sep Austria Baker Mckenzie; Brandl & Talos; Herbst Kinsky Brandl & Talos advised an investor consortium of Farallon Capital, Adjuvant Capital, Global Health Investment Fund, Hadean Ventures, Omnes Capital, Ventech, Wellington Partners Life Sciences, and High-Tech Grunderfonds on Themis Bioscience's EUR 40 million Series D financing round. Herbst Kinsky advised Themis Bioscience, and Baker McKenzie advised another investor, MSD. EUR 40 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11645-brandl-talos-and-herbst-kinsky-advises-series-d-investors-on-financing-round-for-themis-bioscience
7-Oct Austria Clifford Chance; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised DekaBank, DZ Bank AG, Erste Group, LBBW, UniCredit Bank, and Hypo Noe as managers on Hypo Noe's successful EUR 500 million public-sector Pfandbriefe benchmark issue. Clifford Chance advised the banks on German law aspects. EUR 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11682-wolf-theiss-and-clifford-chance-advise-managers-on-hypo-noe-pfandbriefe-benchmark-issue
9-Oct Austria CMS; Eisenberger & Herzog Eisenberger & Herzog advised Allianz Capital Partners on the acquisition of a 75% stake in Niederosterreichische Glasfaserinfrastruktur from Breitband Holding, controlled by the Province of Lower Austria. CMS advised NoGIG on the deal. EUR 300 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11697-eisenberger-herzog-advises-allianz-capital-partners-on-investment-in-broadband-expansion
14-Oct Austria Cerha Hempel; Grama Schwaighofer Vondrak Cerha Hempel advised Aberdeen Standard Investments Deutschland AG on its acquisition of the Franz Joseph residential development project from Innsbrucker Projektgemeinschaft Moser Wohnbau & Immobilien GmbH and Bauwerk Wohnraum GmbH. Grama Schwaighofer Vondrak Rechtsanwalte advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11739-cerha-hempel-advises-aberdeen-standard-investments-on-vienna-residential-project
15-Oct Austria White & Case; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised Raiffeisen Bank International AG on the issue and listing of a EUR 750 million Green Bond. White & Case advised a syndicate consisting of Barclays Bank Ireland PLC, Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Raiffeisen Bank International AG, Societe Generale, and UniCredit Bank AG on the issuance. EUR 750 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11745-wolf-theiss-and-white-case-advise-on-raiffeisen-bank-international-green-bond
16-Oct Austria Allen & Overy; Binder Groesswang; Eisenberger & Herzog Binder Groesswang advised the Gilde Buy Out Partners private equity fund and 17 other sellers on the sale of the Austria-based Powerlines Group GmbH to French energy group ENGIE Ineo. Allen & Overy and Eisenberger & Herzog advised ENGIE Ineo on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11770-binder-groesswang-advises-gilde-buy-out-partners-on-sale-of-powerlines-group-to-french-energy-group-engie-ineo
16-Oct Austria Weber & Co. Weber & Co. advised placing agent and settlement agent Erste Group Bank AG on Marinomed Biotech's EUR 13 million accelerated book building transaction. EUR 13 million
17-Oct Austria Hengeler Mueller; Weber & Co. Weber & Co. advised dealers Commerzbank, DekaBank, DZ BANK, Erste Group, LBBW, RBI and Bankhaus Lampe on the issue of EUR 500 million 0.01 percent Mortgage Pfandbriefe due 19 October 2026 by Hypo Tirol Bank AG. Hengeler Mueller advised the dealers on German law. EUR 500 million
18-Oct Austria Cerha Hempel; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised MRB FerCon on the acquisition of Iron Foundry in Herzogenburg, Austria, via a management buyout of George Fischer Casting Solutions, a division of George Fischer. George Fischer was advised by Cerha Hempel. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11799-wolf-theiss-and-cerha-hempel-advise-on-mrb-fercon-s-acquisition-of-austrian-iron-foundry
19-Oct Austria Cerha Hempel; Wolf Theiss Cerha Hempel advised GF Casting Solutions Services GmbH, a division of Georg Fischer AG, on the sale of an iron foundry in Herzogenburg to MRB FerCon GmbH. Wolf Theiss advised the buyers. EUR 55 million
22-Oct Austria Cerha Hempel; Weber & Co.; White & Case White & Case and Weber & Co. advised documentation agent, coordinator, and mandated lead arranger SEB on the provision of a EUR 1 billion financing to the Voestalpine steel and technology group. Cerha Hempel advised Voestalpine. EUR 1 billion ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11839-white-case-and-weber-co-advise-seb-on-eur-1-billion-voestalpine-financing
24-Oct Austria Honert & Partner; Scwp Schindhelm; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised Manzanita US Investments on the acquisition of a majority stake in high-end natural cosmetics company Susanne Kaufmann, including a share swap with a UK holding company. SCWP Schindhelm and Honert & Partner advised the shareholders of Susanne Kaufmann on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11842-wolf-theiss-scwp-schindhelm-and-honert-partner-advises-on-manzanita-s-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-susanne-kaufmann
24-Oct Austria Dorda Dorda advised real estate fund KGAL KETA Grundstucksgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG on the sale of two office buildings in Vienna to IW Property Tau GmbH Asset Deals and an unnamed investment fund company. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11845-dorda-advises-real-estate-fund-kgal-on-sale-of-vienna-office-buildings
24-Oct Austria Brandl & Talos Brandl & Talos advised Sportradar Group, a Swiss provider of sports data and content, on the acquisition of Optima, a Spanish sports betting and gaming omni-channel platform. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11852-brandl-talos-advises-sportradar-group-on-acquisition-of-optima
28-Oct Austria Schoenherr Schoenherr helped found SASR Alpha Fifty-Seventh Investment Management GmbH - the first limited liability company in Austria ever founded by digital means. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11887-schoenherr-assists-with-first-ever-digital-foundation-of-llc-in-austria
30-Oct Austria Cerha Hempel Cerha Hempel successfully represented Austrian Power Grid AG before the EU General Court in its challenge to the order by the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators that the German-Austria electricity price zone be separated. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11916-cerha-hempel-successful-for-austrian-power-grid-in-eu-general-court
31-Oct Austria Pastor & M.Monche Abogados; Schoenherr Schoenherr and Pastor & M.Monche Abogados advised Black Toro Capital, the owner of the Spanish motorcycle manufacturer GasGas, on a joint venture with Austria's KTM Industries AG. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11923-schoenherr-advises-black-toro-capital-on-joint-venture-with-ktm
31-Oct Austria Cerha Hempel; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised Erste Group Bank AG in its capacity as sole book-runner and sole lead manager of S Immo AG's EUR 100 million, 2%, 10-year bond issuance. Cerha Hempel advised S Immo. EUR 100 Million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11924-wolf-theiss-advises-erste-group-on-eur-100-million-s-immo-bond-issuance
31-Oct Austria Binder Groesswang; Wolf Theiss Binder Groesswang advised industrial holding company Mutares SE & Co. KGaA on a notarized, binding offer to acquire the business of Q Logistics GmbH, a logistics subsidiary of Osterreichische Bundesbahnen-Holding Aktiengesellschaft. Wolf Theiss advised OBB on the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11925-binder-groesswang-and-wolf-theiss-advise-on-mutuares-offer-for-q-logistics-to-obb
5-Nov Austria Dorda Dorda advised Emmy, a Berlin-based electric scooter sharing company, on its expansion into Austria. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11934-dorda-advises-german-scooter-sharing-company-on-entrance-into-austria
7-Nov Austria Herbst Kinsky Herbst Kinsky advised Viennese FinTech start-up FINcredible GmbH on the acquisition by credit protection association KSV1870 of a 25.1% stake in the company. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11947-herbst-kinsky-advises-fintech-start-up-fincredible-on-acquisition-of-stake-by-ksv1870
15-Nov Austria DLA Piper; Wolf Theiss DLA Piper advised European hotel developer UBM Development AG on the successful issue of a new EUR 120 million corporate bond, including an exchange offer. Wolf Theiss advised joint lead managers and book-runners Raiffeisen Bank International AG and M.M.Warburg & CO. EUR 120 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/11985-dla-piper-and-wolf-theiss-advise-on-ubm-development-s-issuance-of-new-corporate-bond
18-Nov Austria Weber & Co.; Wolf Theiss Weber & Co. advised joint lead managers Erste Group, LBBW, RBI, and UniCredit on the issuance of EUR 300 million mortgage covered notes by Raiffeisenlandesbank Vorarlberg. Wolf Theiss advised Raiffeisenlandesbank Vorarlberg on the issuance. EUR 300 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12002-weber-co-and-wolf-theiss-advise-on-covered-notes-issuance-by-raiffeisenlandesbank-vorarlberg
19-Nov Austria Binder Groesswang; Kosch & Partner; Womble Bond Dickinson Binder Groesswang advised British private equity fund Enact on backing the management team of Qualter, Hall & Company Limited in its buyout of the business from the insolvency estate of Waagner-Biro AG. Womble Bond Dickinson advised Enact on matters of English law. Kosch & Partner advised Waagner-Biro. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12015-binder-groesswang-advises-enact-on-management-buyout-of-waagner-biro-subsidiary
20-Nov Austria Graf & Pitkowitz Graf & Pitkowitz advised Lukoil International GmbH on its acquisition of a 5% share in the GHASHA project for the development of deposits of gas, oil, and gas condensate in the United Arab Emirates. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12025-graf-pitkowitz-advise-lukoil-on-hydrocarbon-extraction-project
20-Nov Austria Weber & Co.; Wolf Theiss Weber & Co. advised Erste Group and Erste Bank der Oesterreischischen Sparkassen as dealers of the Covered Bonds Programme of Erste Group, which was advised by Wolf Theiss. N/A
22-Nov Austria CMS CMS advised ALPLA on its acquisition of Spanish recycling companies Suminco S.A. and Replacal S.L. Barcelona's Fornesa Ceca Magan law firm advised the sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12041-cms-advises-alpla-on-the-acquisition-of-recycling-companies-in-spain
25-Nov Austria Dorda; Gleiss Lutz Dorda and Gleiss Lutz advised Austria's Miba, a strategic partner of the international engine and automotive industry, on its entrance into a joint venture with German metal processor Zollern. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12054-dorda-and-gleiss-lutz-advise-miba-on-joint-venture-with-zollern
26-Nov Austria Dorda; Schoenherr Schoenherr advised Credi2 GmbH on the acquisition by Volkswagen Bank of a 20% stake in the company. Volkswagen Bank was advised by Dorda. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12068-schoenherr-advises-fintech-start-up-credi2-on-investment-by-volkswagen-bank
28-Nov Austria BPV Huegel; Freshfields; Lenz & Staehelin; Linklaters; Meyerlustenberger Lachenal BPV Huegel and Switzerland's Meyerlustenberger Lachenal law firm advised shareholder Raiffeisen Informatik on the initial public offering of SoftwareONE Holding AG and its listing on the SIX Swiss Exchange. Lenz & Staehelin and Linklaters advised SoftwareONE, while Niederer Kraft Frey and Freshfields advised joint global coordinators and joint book-runners Credit Suisse, J.P. Morgan, and UBS Investment Bank, and additional joint book-runners BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, UniCredit, and Zurcher Kantonalbank. CHF 2.9 billion ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12083-bpv-huegel-advises-raiffeisen-informatik-on-softwareone-ipo
29-Nov Austria Rautner Attorneys At Law; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised Volksbank Wien AG on the issuance of covered bank bonds. Rautner advised the joint lead managers, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, DZ Bank AG Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank, Frankfurt am Main, Erste Group Bank AG, and Landesbank Baden-Wurttemberg. EUR 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12088-wolf-theiss-and-rautner-advise-on-volksbank-wien-covered-bank-bond-issuance
6-Dec Austria Cooley; Duane Morris; Herbst Kinsky; Schoenherr Herbst Kinsky and Cooley advised Bitmovin GmbH, a subsidiary of Bitmovin Inc US, on its receipt of a loan of up to EUR 20 million from the European Investment Bank. Cooley served as the US law advisor to BItmovin. EIB was advised by Duane Morris and Schoenherr. EUR 20 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12148-herbst-kinsky-cooley-schoenherr-and-duane-morris-advise-on-bitmovin-s-eib-venture-debt-financing
11-Dec Austria Cerha Hempel; White & Case Cerha Hempel and White & Case advised the SES-imagotag Group on its entrance into a joint venture with Switzerland's Bossard Group. SES-imagotag will control 70% of the new joint venture - PDi Digital GmbH, based in Austria - with Bossard controlling the remaining 30%. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12170-cerha-hempel-advises-ses-imagotag-group-on-jv-with-bossard-group-for-iot-solutions
12-Dec Austria Schoenherr Schoenherr advised the EIB on its loan of up to EUR 20 million to Austrian start-up Bitmovin. The borrowers were advised by Herbst Kinsky and Cooley. EUR 20 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12185-schoenherr-advises-eib-on-egff-financing-transaction-with-bitmovin
13-Dec Austria KWR; Taylor Wessing Taylor Wessing advised the German Wefox Group on its merger with DIE Maklergruppe Versicherungsmakler GmbH. KWR Karasek Wietrzyk Rechtsanwalte advised DIE Maklergruppe. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12192-taylor-wessing-and-kwr-advise-on-wefox-merger-with-die-maklergruppe
13-Dec Austria Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised Raiffeisen Bank International AG on the issuance of covered bank bonds and the bonds' listing on the Official Market of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. DZ Bank AG Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank, Frankfurt am Main, Mediobanca-Banca di Credito Finanziario S.p.A., Raiffeisen Bank International AG, Societe Generale, and UniCredit Bank AG were joint lead managers. EUR 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12196-wolf-theiss-advises-raiffeisen-bank-international-on-covered-bond-issuance
19-Dec Austria BPV Huegel BPV Huegel helped Sanochemia Pharmazeutika AG with its restructuring and is representing the company in court proceedings. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12211-BPV-huegel-helps-sanochemia-pharmazeutika-with-restructuring
29-Dec Austria Cerha Hempel; Schoenherr Cerha Hempel advised the shareholders of Austrian electric car manufacturer Elin Motoren GmbH on the sale of a 70% stake to the Voith technology group. Schoenherr advised the buyers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12368-cerha-hempel-advises-elin-motoren-on-sale-of-70-stake-to-voith-group
30-Dec Austria BPV Huegel BPV Huegel advised French biotech company Valneva SE on its delisting from the Vienna Stock Exchange. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12357-BPV-huegel-helps-valneva-delist-from-vienna-stock-exchange
31-Dec Austria Beiten Burkhardt; Schoenherr; Stratulat Albulescu Schoenherr advised Aareon AG on its acquisition of CalCon Deutschland AG. The sellers were advised by Beiten Burkhardt and Stratulat Albulescu. N/A
2-Aug Austria; Czech Republic; Estonia Clifford Chance; Cuatrecasas; Ellex (Raidla); Fenech Farrugia Fiott Legal; Hassans; Mishcon de Reya; Mourant Ozanne; Saiber; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic and Clifford Chance advised London-listed online gaming operator JPJ Group plc on the Estonian law aspects of its GBP 490 million conditional acquisition of UK-based software developer Gamesys Holdings Ltd. CMS and Ellex Raidla advised Gamesys on the deal. GBP 490 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/11334-tgs-baltic-CMS-Ellex-Raidla-and-clifford-chance-advise-on-jpj-group-acquisition-of-gamesys
24-Jan Austria; Czech Republic; Hungary; Poland; Romania; Slovakia Baker McKenzie; Sorainen; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised ALSO Holding AG on its agreement with MCI Euroventures, the majority shareholder of ABC Data S.A., to make a joint tender offer for all publicly-held shares of Warsaw Stock Exchange-listed ABC Data. Sorainen and Baker McKenzie advised MCI and ABC Data on the sale. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10097-wolf-theiss-and-baker-mckenzie-advise-on-also-holding-acquisition-of-abc-data
4-Jun Austria; Czech Republic; Hungary; Romania; Slovakia Binder Groesswang; Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher; Kinstellar; Loyens & Loeff; Paul Hastings Kinstellar, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Stibbe, and Binder Groesswang advised CANAL+ Group, a subsidiary of the Vivendi group, on the acquisition of the M7 Group from Astorg, a European private equity firm. Paul Hastings and Loyens & Loeff advised Astorg and the other selling shareholders of the M7 Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/10899-kinstellar-and-binder-groesswang-advise-canal-group-on-acquisition-of-m7-group
4-Jun Austria; Czech Republic; Hungary; Romania; Slovakia Arnold Rechtsanwalte; Cerha Hempel; Noerr; Wolf Theiss Noerr and the Arnold law firm advised SignaRetail on the sale of Kika's Eastern European business to XXXLutz. XXXLutz was represented by Cerha Hempel on the purchase and by Wolf Theiss on the merger clearance process. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/10900-Noerr-arnold-chsh-and-wolf-theiss-advise-on-sale-of-kika-s-cee-business-to-xxxlutz
5-Jul Austria; Czech Republic; Poland; Romania; Russia; Slovakia Barents Krans; BPV Braun Partners; BPV Grigorescu Stefanica; BPV Huegel; BPV Jadi Nemeth; Noerr; Watson Farley & Williams Members of BPV Legal in Romania, Hungary, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia have provided local counsel in those jurisdictions to Dutch property managers MVGM on its takeover of the property management division of the Jones Lang LaSalle Group in Continental Europe. The Hague office of the Dutch law firm Barents Krans acted as lead counsel to MVGM, and Watson, Farley & Williams was lead counsel to JLL. Noerr advised on Russian matters N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/11099-bpv-legal-Schoenherr-and-watson-farley-williams-advise-on-mvgm-acquisition-of-jll-property-management-business-of-jll
3-Jan Austria; Czech Republic; Romania DLA Piper; Tarpan Partners DLA Piper advised games publisher Asmodee Group on the acquisition of European fantasy and trading card games distributor ADC Blackfire Entertainment Group. N/A
15-Jan Austria; Estonia EY Law; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised EstateGuru Holding on a capital investment and convertible loan and in ongoing negotiations with Austrian investor Speedinvest F EuVECA GmbH & Co KG. Speedinvest was advised by EY Law. EUR 1 million
25-Jan Austria; Lithuania Graf & Pitkowitz; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic and Austria's Graf & Pitkowitz successfully represented bankrupt Lithuanian bank Snoras in arbitration proceedings initiated by Austrian bank Meinl Bank AG under the Rules of Vienna International Arbitration Centre in a complex declaratory relief claim. N/A
14-Mar Austria; Poland; Romania Allen & Overy; Bredin Prat; Eisenberger & Herzog; Freshfields; Galicia Abogados; Gleiss Lutz; Noerr; Hengeler Mueller; Junhe; Schoenherr; Wuersch & Gering; Ziems & Partner Schoenherr, working with lead counsel Hengeler Mueller and Belgium's Bredin Prat, China's JunHe, Mexico's Galicia Abogados, and New York's Wuersch & Gering, advised Sweden's Ericsson on its acquisition of Germany's Kathrein SE's antenna and filters division. Noerr and Ziems & Partner acted as lead counsel to Kathrein, assisted by, among others, Eisenberger & Herzog, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Allen & Overy, and Gleiss Lutz. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/10432-schoenherr-part-of-plethora-of-firms-advising-on-ericsson-acquisition-of-kathrein-se-antenna-and-filters-business
1-Nov Austria; Poland; Romania Baker McKenzie; Bonelli Erede; Lansky, Ganzger + partner; Kancelaria Robert Jedynak; Loyens & Loeff; Michael Kyprianou and Co; Stratulat Albulescu; Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii; Wilegal Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii acted as the global counsel to Amethyst Group on an investment into the company by The Rohatyn Group. Baker McKenzie acted as lead legal counsel and Stratulat Albulescu acted as Romanian co-counsel for the buyer on the transaction. Firms advising the seller included Loyens & Loeff (on tax and Dutch legal aspects), Michael Kyprianou and Co LLC in Cyprus, Lansky, Ganzger + partner in Austria, Wilegal in France, Bonelli Erede in Italy, and Kancelaria Robert Jedynak in Poland. N/A
1-Feb Austria; Poland; Slovakia Arendt & Medernach; Eisenberger & Herzog; NautaDutilh; Noerr Noerr helped European Finance Funds III, managed by Apollo, set up a pan-European logistics platform. NautaDutilh, Eisenberger & Herzog, and Arendt & Medernach advised on Benelux, Austrian, and Luxembourg matters, respectively. EUR 700 million
30-Dec Austria; Poland; Slovakia Noerr Noerr advised funds managed by Apollo Global Management on the sale of a real estate package consisting of 28 logistics centres worth almost EUR 1 billion in Germany, Poland, Slovakia, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Austria to Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, GIC. EUR 1 billion
25-Jul Austria; Romania Deloitte Legal (Reff & Associates; Deloitte Legal (Jank Weiler Operenyi); Thurnher Wittwer Pfefferkorn & Partner Jank Weiler Operenyi and Reff & Associates - the Austrian and Romanian members of the Deloitte Legal network - advised Rondo Ganahl AG on its acquisition of 60% of the shares of Romanian SC Transilvania Pack and Print SA from Offsetdruckerei Schwarzach GmbH. Thurnher Wittwer Pfefferkorn & Partner advised Offsetdruckerei Schwarzach on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/11223-deloitte-legal-and-twp-advise-on-rondo-ganahl-acquisition-of-transilvania-pack-and-print
10-Oct Austria; Russia; Ukraine CMS; FCG-Partners CMS advised Constantia Flexibles on its acquisition of Russian TT-print. FCG-Partners advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/11712-CMS-advises-constantia-flexibles-on-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-russian-tt-print
26-Jun Austria; Serbia Bojovic Draskovic Popovic & Partners; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised a multi-national bank syndicate consisting of Erste Group Bank AG, UniCredit Bank Srbija a.d., and Erste Banka a.d. Novi Sad in their provision of a EUR 65 million loan for the planned refinancing of the existing indebtedness of NBGP Properties d.o.o. (including the refinancing of the Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn hotels in Belgrade). Bojovic Draskovic Popovic & Partners advised NBGP Properties. EUR 65 million
15-Nov Austria; Serbia Law Office Homen; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised UniCredit Bank Srbija a.d. and UniCredit SpA on a cross-border syndicated facility extended to a Serbian borrower in the amount of EUR 60.3 million to be used for financing a real estate development project in Novi Beograd. Law Office Homen advised the unidentified borrower. EUR 60.3 million
28-Nov Austria; Slovakia Cerha Hempel; Deloitte Legal Cerha Hempel advised Raiffeisen Property on the sale of Tatracentrum in Bratislava. The buyer was advised by Deloitte Legal. N/A
20-Feb Austria; Slovenia Gorazd Buda; Odi Law ODI Law advised Austrian multinational Knapp AG on its acquisition of a majority stake in Slovenian logistical software solution company Epilog. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/10260-odi-law-advises-knapp-ag-on-epilog-acquisition
20-Feb Austria; Slovenia Cerha Hempel; Leskovec Law Office; Selih & Partners Cerha Hempel and Law Office Leskovec advised CA Immo on the sale of the Austria Trend Hotel in Ljubljana to a joint-venture of Slovenian asset manager KD Sladi and German real estate investment manager Peakside Capital. Selih & Partners advised the joint venture. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/10263-chsh-leskovec-law-office-and-selih-partners-advise-on-ca-immo-sale-of-austria-trend-hotel-in-slovenia
31-Dec Austria; Slovenia CMS CMS advised Freudenberg Performance Materials, a manufacturer of high-quality performance technical fabrics, nonwovens, and textiles, on its acquisition of Slovenia's Filc d.o.o., also a producer of needlepunched nonwoven textiles and laminated materials. EUR 200 million
17-Dec Austria; Ukraine Avellum; Freshfields; Schoenherr Freshfields and Avellum advised the Netherlands-based Van Leeuwen Pipe and Tube Group on the acquisition of Benteler Distribution Ukraine, a part of the international distribution division of Benteler International AG. Schoenherr advised on Austrian matters N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/12256-freshfields-and-avellum-advise-van-leeuwen-pipe-and-tube-group-on-acquisition-of-benteler-distribution-ukraine
22-Jan Belarus Aleinikov & Partners Aleinikov & Partners advised ASBIS on its acquisition of a Belarusian group of companies dealing with the management, development, implementation, and operation of software and network and telecommunication technology products. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/belarus/10071-a-p-advises-asbis-on-acquisition-of-belarusian-group
30-Jan Belarus Sorainen Sorainen Belarus assisted the EBRD with the sale of its share in Commercial and Industrial Group West-Ost Union to CDRL S.A. and to the company's current CEO and shareholder, Siarhei Misiachenka. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/belarus/10133-Sorainen-helps-ebrd-exit-from-large-belarusian-children-s-goods-retail-chain
11-Mar Belarus Sorainen Sorainen is advising the EBRD on Belarusian and Lithuanian aspects of its loan of USD 11.3 million to the Modus Group for use in the construction of two biogas power plants with total installed capacity of 3MW in Belarus. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/belarus/10412-sorainen-advises-ebrd-on-second-loan-to-modus-group-for-construction-of-biogas-power-plants-in-belarus
10-Apr Belarus SPP Stepanovski, Papakul & Partners SPP Stepanovski, Papakul & Partners assisted with establishment of H&M in Belarus. The Swedish clothing retailer is registered as H and M Hennes & Maurits Bel. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/belarus/10592-spp-stepanovski-papakul-partners-helps-h-m-enter-belarus
1-May Belarus Arzinger Arzinger Law Offices advised MED VR - a VR start-up from Belarus - on the transfer of IP rights to a MedTech mobile application and on structuring IP rights in the United Kingdom. USD 1 million
24-May Belarus Baker McKenzie; Clifford Chance; Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners; Vlasova, Mikheel & Partners Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners and Clifford Chance advised Citigroup Global Markets Limited and Raiffeisen Bank International AG as joint lead managers on the issuance and placement of Belarus's JSC Development Bank's corporate Eurobonds. Vlasova Mikhel & Partners advised JSC Development Bank on matters of Belarusian law and Baker McKenzie advised the bank on U.S. and English law. USD 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/belarus/10810-epam-vmp-and-baker-mckenzie-advise-on-issuance-of-jsc-development-bank-eurobonds
28-May Belarus Sorainen Sorainen advised Sika on its acquisition of BelINECO, a company specializing in the production of polyurethane foams. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/belarus/10854-sorainen-advises-sika-on-acquisition-of-belineco
18-Jul Belarus Cerha Hempel Cerha Hempel helped Israel's Innoviz Technologies Ltd. open an office in Minsk and register as a resident in Belarus's China-Belarus Industrial Park. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/belarus/11175-Cerha-Hempel-Spiegelfeld-Hlawati-helps-innoviz-technologies-open-minsk-office
16-Aug Belarus Arzinger Acting on behalf of the Incab manufacturer and seller of fiber-optic cables, Arzinger successfully protected the interests of it and six other producers of optical cables from Russia, Kazakhstan, and Belarus in an antidumping investigation initiated in 2018 by Rosnano's Optic Fiber Systems JSC in the Eurasian Economic Commission against US and Japanese producers of optical fiber. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bosnia-herzegovina/11390-Arzinger-successful-for-cable-factories-in-eaeu-anti-dumping-investigation
29-Aug Belarus SBH Law Offices SBH Law Offices advised Zubr Capital, a private equity fund from Belarus, on its investment in MediaCube, a developer of IT solutions for video creators and musicians. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/belarus/11478-sbh-law-advises-zubr-capital-on-investment-in-mediacube
13-Sep Belarus Bird & Bird; Revera; SBH Law Offices SBH advised the EBRD and Zubr Capital on their investment in the Mila group of companies, a wholesale distributor of beauty and personal care products that sells these products through its chain of Mila stores. Revera advised Mila on the deal and Bird & Bird reportedly worked with both sides. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/belarus/11578-sbh-advises-on-ebrd-and-zubr-capital-investment-in-mila-group
27-Sep Belarus Sorainen Sorainen assisted Shaanxi Fast Gear in its entrance into a joint venture with Minsk Automobile Plant MAZ, the Belarusian state-owned manufacturer of trucks. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/belarus/11639-Sorainen-helps-shaanxi-fast-gear-on-joint-venture-with-maz-in-belarus
30-Sep Belarus Aleinikov & Partners Aleinikov & Partners advised the Development Bank of the Republic of Belarus on venture financing issues related to the Enhancing Access to Financing of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in the Republic of Belarus project implemented with the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/belarus/11646-aleinikov-partners-advises-development-bank-of-republic-of-belarus-on-venture-financing-issues
20-Nov Belarus Sorainen Sorainen advised Google on Belarusian aspects of its acquisition of San Francisco-based wearables brand Fitbit. USD 2.1 billion ceelegalmatters.com/belarus/12021-sorainen-belarus-provides-local-assistance-to-google-on-acquisition-of-fitbit
21-Nov Belarus Sorainen Sorainen advised Flex-n-Roll, a producer of self-adhesive labels, on its entrance into the China-Belarus "Great Stone" Industrial Park. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/belarus/12031-sorainen-helps-flex-n-roll-become-resident-of-great-stone-industrial-park-in-belarus
1-Dec Belarus Arzinger Arzinger Law Offices advised a private shareholder of shoe producer and retailer Belwest on the purchase of 55% Belwest's state-owned share. USD 10 million
10-Dec Belarus SBH Law Offices SBH Law Offices advised on the creation of TechMinsk, the first start-up accelerator in Belarus. N/A
12-Dec Belarus Sorainen Sorainen advised Moomin Characters Oy Ltd, a company established by Finnish writer and illustrator Tove Jansson that is responsible for Moomin copyright and trademark protection, in pre-trial proceedings regarding a copyright infringement issue. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/belarus/12181-sorainen-advises-moomin-characters-oy-ltd-on-pre-trial-settlement-regarding-copyright-infringement
30-Dec Belarus Sorainen Sorainen advised the EBRD on its provision of a EUR 200 million financing package to Belarusian subsidiaries of the Kronospan group. EUR 200 million ceelegalmatters.com/belarus/12314-sorainen-advises-ebrd-on-eur-200-million-kronospan-financing
30-Dec Belarus Sorainen Sorainen helped Northern European fast-food chain Hesburger expand its operations in Belarus. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/belarus/12317-sorainen-helps-hesburger-expand-presence-in-belarus
3-Jan Belarus; Poland Arzinger; K&L Gates K&L Gates and Arzinger & Partners have advised CDRL S.A. on its December 27, 2018 acquisition of 90% of the shares of Belarus-registered Handlowo - Przemyslowa Grupa West Ost Union Sp. z o. o. o., which owns a chain of shops with children's goods in Belarus operating under the brand Buslik, from the EBRD and four private individuals. Closing will occur on January 1, 2019. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/9890-k-l-gates-and-arzinger-partners-advise-cdrl-on-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-children-s-goods-chain-in-belarus
1-Jan Belarus; Russia Arzinger Arzinger Law Offices successfully represented the interests of an association of Belarusian cable producers, which was accused of damaging the reputation of the company importing cable manufactured in Russia that was included in Belarus's register of unsafe products prohibited for importation and (or) circulation. USD 1 million
21-Jan Belarus; Russia Deloitte Legal Deloitte Legal advised Currency Com Bel LLC on its launch of the world's first regulated tokenized securities exchange. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/10040-deloitte-legal-advises-currency-com-bel-on-launch-of-first-regulated-tokenized-securities-exchange
21-Jan Belarus; Russia Aleinikov & Partners ; DLA Piper Aleinikov & Partners, working jointly with the Moscow office of DLA Piper, advised Alfa-Bank CJSC on its acquisition of Home Credit Group's Belarusian subsidiary. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/10049-aleinikov-partners-and-dla-piper-advise-on-alfa-bank-s-acquisition-of-home-credit-group-s-belarusian-subsidiary
2-Jan Bosnia and Herzegovina JPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic JPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic is advising China Shandong on the concession of the Banja Luka - Prijedor project. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bosnia-herzegovina/9883-jpm-advises-china-shandong-on-concession-of-banja-luka-prijedor-project
22-Jan Bosnia and Herzegovina EY Law; Law Firm Sajic Law Firm Sajic advised Hidraulika Flex d.o.o. Laktasi on the EUR 3.9 million sale of 60% shares to Pewag Engineering Gmbh. Ernst & Young reportedly advised Pewag Engineering on the deal. EUR 3.9 million ceelegalmatters.com/bosnia-herzegovina/10066-sajic-advises-hidraulika-flex-laktasi-on-sale-of-shares-to-pewag-engineering
6-Feb Bosnia and Herzegovina Schoenherr Schoenherr advised Phoenix Pharma d.o.o., a Bosnia and Herzegovina-based distributor of pharmaceutical and medical products, on its acquisition of ZU Apoteka Expera Pharmacy. N/A
14-Feb Bosnia and Herzegovina Law Firm Sajic The Law Firm Sajic won a EUR 3.25 million case for insurance company Krajina Osiguranje before the Supreme Court of the Republic of Srpska. EUR 3.25 million ceelegalmatters.com/bosnia-herzegovina/10229-law-firm-sajic-wins-for-krajina-osiguranje-before-supreme-court-of-republic-of-srpska
5-Apr Bosnia and Herzegovina Sajic Law Firm Sajic successfully represented Aquana doo Banja Luka in the Supreme Court of the Republic of Srpska, which upheld the decision of the lower court that Aquana doo owed only EUR 50,594.85 to plaintiff Atzwanger S.P.A. as damages related to the construction of an aqua-park in Banja Luka, and not the EUR 1,158,863.90 that Atzwanger had been seeking. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bosnia-herzegovina/10567-law-firm-sajic-saves-aquana-doo-banja-luka-over-eur-1-million-in-republic-of-srpska-breach-of-contract-dispute
10-Jul Bosnia and Herzegovina Maric & Co. Maric & Co successfully prepared a joint notification of concentration between South Korea's LG Electronics Inc, and its client Lufthansa Technik AG and filed it with the Bosnian Competition Council. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bosnia-herzegovina/11121-maric-co-prepares-joint-notification-of-concentration-between-lg-electronics-and-lufthansa-technik-ag
29-Aug Bosnia and Herzegovina Maric & Co. Maric & Co. represented former employees of Aluminij d.d. Mostar in an ethnic discrimination case against the company and the Government of the Federation of Bosnia & Herzegovina. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bosnia-herzegovina/11479-maric-co-successful-for-former-employees-of-aluminij-d-d-mostar-in-ethnic-discrimination-case
13-Nov Bosnia and Herzegovina Sajic Sajic successfully represented photographer Zivan Vanja Panic in a copyright infringement case heard by the Sarajevo Municipal Court. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bosnia-herzegovina/11969-sajic-successful-for-photographer-in-copyright-infringement-case
5-Sep Bosnia and Herzegovina; Montenegro; Serbia Dimitrijevic & Partners; Schoenherr Schoenherr advised Mtel a.d. Banja Luka, a Bosnia-and-Herzegovina-based telecommunication operator and subsidiary of Telekom Srbija a.d. on its acquisition of Elta-Kabel d.o.o., a Bosnia and Herzegovina-based provider of cable television, Internet, fixed and mobile telephony services. Dimitrijevic & Partners advised the seller, Aco Kabanica. N/A
18-Oct Bosnia and Herzegovina; Serbia Karanovic & Partners Karanovic & Partners acted as Serbian legal counsel for Vale Canada Limited on its acquisition of the option to earn-in in four of Mundoro Capital Inc's exploration licenses in the Timok mining complex. USD 45 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/11808-karanovic-partners-advises-vale-on-acquiring-earn-in-option-from-mundoro-capital
8-Jan Bulgaria CMS; Herbert Smith Freehills; Schoenherr CMS has advised Shell International Exploration and Development Italia on the transfer of 30% of its exploration rights on Bulgarian offshore Block 1-14 Khan Kubrat to the local branch of Australia's Woodside Energy Limited. Herbert Smith and Schoenherr advised Woodside on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/9917-cms-herbert-smith-and-schoenherr-advise-on-shell-offshore-block-transfer-to-woodside-in-bulgaria
9-Jan Bulgaria Boyanov & Co. Boyanov & Co. has advised both the buyers and the sellers on NBG Pangaea REIC's acquisition of I&B Real Estate AD from Icon OOD, a company from the GEK Terna Group. EUR 79 million ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/9934-boyanov-co-advises-buyer-and-seller-of-sofia-s-city-tower
11-Jan Bulgaria Dimitrov Petrov & Co. Dimitrov, Petrov & Co has helped Vaha Trade EOOD obtain the first MIFID II license issued in Bulgaria. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/9962-dimitrov-petrov-co-helps-vaha-trade-obtain-first-mifid-ii-license-in-bulgaria
15-Jan Bulgaria Dentons; Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov DGKV (as local counsel) and Dentons (as lead counsel) advised Laboratoires Thea on the acquisition of a majority stake of its Sofia-based distributor. N/A
17-Jan Bulgaria Dimitrov Petrov & Co.; Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov DGKV advised the owners of Hamilton Data Services on the sale of the company to Iron Mountain International Holdings. Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. advised the buyer. N/A
5-Feb Bulgaria CMS; Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov CMS advised Fresh and Food Logistics on its acquisition of the logistics activities of Froneri, a joint venture of Nestle and R&R that produces ice-cream, frozen foods, and dairy products in Sofia and Varna, Bulgaria. Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov advised Froneri on this deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/10160-CMS-and-dgkv-advise-on-acquisition-of-froneri-s-logistics-activities-in-sofia-and-varna
6-Feb Bulgaria CMS CMS successfully represented RES Technology in a dispute heard by the Arbitration Court of the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry initiated by Bulgaria's state-owned electricity transmission system operator ESO EAD. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/10175-CMS-successful-for-res-technology-in-arbitration-against-bulgarian-state-owned-electricity-transmission-system-operator
6-Feb Bulgaria CMS CMS helped China Communications Construction Company Ltd. win a public procurement contract with the Bulgarian railways. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/10179-CMS-advises-cccc-on-public-procurement-contract-for-bulgarian-railways
18-Feb Bulgaria Georgiev, Todorov & Co. Georgiev, Todorov & Co. is representing BMF Port Burgas in oral arguments before the Court of Justice of European Union in a Preliminary Reference Procedure related to a ruling by the Administrative Court of Sofia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/10245-georgiev-todorov-co-represents-bmf-port-burgas-in-electricity-dispute-before-the-court-of-justice-of-european-union
19-Feb Bulgaria Kambourov & Partners Kambourov & Partners advised one of the founders of the Union Ivkoni Ltd. bus company on the sale of his share in the company as part of the company's merger with competitor Etap Address. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/10253-kambourov-partners-advises-founder-of-union-ivkoni-ltd-on-merger-with-etap-address
25-Feb Bulgaria CMS CMS supported both Shell and Repsol on the transfer of 20% of Shell's interest in the Khan Kubrat block, offshore Bulgaria, to Repsol Bulgaria Khan Kubrat S.A N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/10295-cms-advises-shell-and-repsol-on-partial-license-transfer-of-khan-kubrat-block
12-Mar Bulgaria Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov DGKV advised GTC on EUR 27.5 million project financing it received from UniCredit Bulbank for the construction of a second building in the Advance Business Centre. EUR 27.5 million
14-Mar Bulgaria Dimitrov Petrov & Co. Dimitrov, Petrov & Co advised Neveq Management OOD on the registration of the company as an Alternative Investment Fund Manager. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/10434-dpc-advises-neveq-on-aifm-registration
20-Mar Bulgaria CMS CMS Sofia helped SPM Bulgaria LLC obtain a permit to prospect and explore Block 1-25 Vratsa West, which covers a large territory in northwestern Bulgaria. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/10467-cms-helps-spm-bulgaria-obtain-onshore-block-permit
29-Mar Bulgaria Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov DGKV acted as Bulgarian counsel and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton was lead counsel for Korean autoparts manufacturerHanon Systems on its acquisition of the fluid pressure and controls business of Magna International Inc. N/A
12-Apr Bulgaria BVBA Crosslaw; Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov DGKV represented BVBA Rivermills, a Belgian company specialized in the distribution of yarns, in a dispute with the Bulgarian affiliate of Belgium's Vanden Berghe Invest relating to outstanding payments due to Rivermills for delivered goods valued at approximately EUR 250,000. BVBA Crosslaw advised BVBA Rivermills on Belgian law. EUR 250,000
15-Apr Bulgaria Allen & Overy; Boyanov & Co.; Go2Law; Kambourov & Partners; Mayer Brown; O'Melveny & Myers; Spasov & Bratanov Boyanov & Co. advised the lenders on a EUR 100 million syndicated financing of the Advance Media Group EAD's EUR 185 million acquisition of the Nova Broadcasting Group from MTG Broadcasting AB and Eastern European Media Holdings S.A. Advance Media was assisted by O'Melveny & Myers in London and Kambourov & Partners in Sofia. MTG Broadcasting was advised by Allen & Overy, Go2Law, and Spasov & Bratanov, and Eastern European Media Holdings was advised by Mayer Brown. EUR 100 million ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/10609-boyanov-co-allen-overy-go2law-and-spasov-bratanov-advise-on-financing-of-and-nova-bulgaria-sale
22-Apr Bulgaria Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov; Stephenson Harwood DGKV acted as local counsel to the Export-Import Bank of China in relation to USD 94 million financing it extended to subsidiaries of Bulgarian shipping operator Navigation Maritime Bulgare AD for the purchase of six new shipping vessels. Stephenson Harwood was lead counsel to CEXIM. USD 94 million
25-Apr Bulgaria Dimitrov Petrov & Co. Dimitrov Petrov & Co helped Telenor Bulgaria obtain regulatory permission to conduct the business of an insurance agent. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/10648-dimitrov-petrov-co-helps-telenor-bulgaria-register-as-insurance-agent
1-May Bulgaria Boyanov & Co.; Freshfields; Jones Day; Kambourov & Partners Freshfields, as global advisor, and Kambourov & Partners, as local advisor, assisted data analytics provider Verisk on its acquisition of SAP's Content as a Service business. The seller was assisted by Jones Day and Boyanov & Co. N/A
21-May Bulgaria Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov DGKV advised Fund Manager of Financial Instruments in Bulgaria (a special-purpose vehicle fully owned by the State to manage the financial instruments designed to support the implementation of programmes co-financed from EU funds) on conforming the documentation for participation in an open EUR 18.2 million "Implementation of the Financial Instrument Acceleration and Initial Financing Fund II financed by Operational Program 'Innovation and Competitiveness 2014-2020'" tender procedure with applicable Bulgarian legislation. EUR 18.2 million
11-Jun Bulgaria Boyanov & Co.; Forlexa; Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen; Polenak Law Firm Boyanov & Co., Polenak, and NNDKP advised Link Mobility Group AS Norway on the acquisition of Terracomm, a provider of B2C messaging services, from Allterco. Allterco was advised by Forlexa. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/10923-boyanov-co-polenak-nndkp-and-forlexa-advise-on-acquisition-of-teracomm-by-link-mobility-group-as-norway
13-Jun Bulgaria CMS CMS Sofia successfully represented CEZ in an administrative challenge to a regulatory decision by the Energy and Water Regulatory Commission on set prices for electricity sales in Bulgaria. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/10943-cms-wins-regulatory-case-for-cez-electro-bulgaria
14-Jun Bulgaria CMS CMS Sofia successfully convinced Bulgaria's Supreme Administrative Court to repeal a regulatory decision by the Bulgarian Energy and Water Regulatory Commission in favor of biomass producer Eco Energy Management Ltd. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/10957-cms-successful-for-eco-energy-management-on-regulatory-decision-repeal
17-Jun Bulgaria Kambourov & Partners Kambourov & Partners assisted Petroceltic International PLC with the sale of Petroceltic Bulgaria EOOD, the company's Bulgarian subsidiary, to an unidentified third party. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/10979-kambourov-partners-advises-on-sale-of-petroceltic-bulgaria-eood
18-Jun Bulgaria Tsvetkova Bebov Komarevski Tsvetkova Bebov Komarevski advised Deutsche Bahn Bulgarian subsidiary DB Cargo Bulgaria EOOD on the acquisition of assets of insolvent railway rolling stock repair company VRZ Karlovo. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/10982-tsvetkova-bebov-komarevski-advises-deutsche-bahn-on-acquisition-of-assets-of-vrz-karlovo
27-Jun Bulgaria CMS; Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov; White & Case DGKV as local counsel and White & Case as lead counsel advised Alvogen Emerging Markets Holdings Limited in the refinancing of an intragroup loan extended to Alvogen's corporate group in Eastern Europe. The lender, Raiffeisen Bank International, was advised by CMS. EUR 248 million
2-Jul Bulgaria Eversheds Sutherland; GvW Graf von Westphalen; Hristov Partners Eversheds Sutherland as lead counsel and Hristov Partners as local counsel in Bulgaria advised Ricoh on its acquisition of content services solution provider DocuWare from Morgan Stanley. GvW Graf von Westphalen advised the seller. N/A
16-Jul Bulgaria Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov DGKV advised the EBRD on the extension of financing to Elana Agrocredit AD and Agromanagement OOD. N/A
22-Jul Bulgaria Kinstellar Kinstellar helped a consortium led by French infrastructure fund Meridiam with its winning bid for the 35-year concession to manage the Sofia Airport. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/11175-Kinstellar-advises-winning-bidder-for-sofia-airport-concession
25-Jul Bulgaria Velchev & Co Velchev & Co represented Philip Morris in the Supreme Administrative Court of Bulgaria in a dispute with Georgia's Standard Tobacco Incorporated regarding the registration of the Parliament trademark. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/11225-velchev-co-successful-for-phillip-morris-in-defending-parliament-trademark
25-Jul Bulgaria Hristov Partners; Raits Bleiziffer Rechtsanwalte Hristov Partners advised Pappas Holding on an intra-group restructuring and represented the company's shareholders in related mandatory merger control proceedings in Bulgaria. Raits Bleiziffer Rechtsanwalte was lead counsel regionally. N/A
30-Jul Bulgaria Boyanov & Co.; Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov advised Dohle Trading Group Holding LLC & Co. LP on the June 2019 sale of its Bulgarian subsidiary to Rodna Zemya Holding AD, which was advised by Boyanov & Co. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/11271-dgkv-and-boyanov-co-advise-on-dohle-sale-of-hit-hypermarket-chain-sale-to-rodna-zemlya
1-Aug Bulgaria Hristov Partners Hristov Partners helped CTP establish its Bulgarian business and advised on corporate reorganizations and related corporate aspects in Bulgaria. N/A
6-Aug Bulgaria Arsov Natchev Ganeva Arsov Natchev Ganeva was selected as part of a consortium with Deloitte Bulgaria to advise the Bulgarian Ministry of Finance on the effective application of EU State Aid rules to the provision of Services of General Economic Interest in Bulgaria. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/11342-arsov-natchev-ganeva-to-advise-bulgarian-ministry-of-finance-on-application-of-eu-state-aid-rules
12-Aug Bulgaria Georgiev, Todorov & Co. Georgiev, Todorov & Co advised Gazprom Export LLC on the termination of employment contracts with some of the company's employees in Bulgaria. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/11354-georgiev-todorov-co-advises-gazprom-export-on-employment-law-issue
21-Aug Bulgaria Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov; Greenberg Traurig; Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe; Tokushev and Partners Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov and Greenberg Traurig advised QuickBase Inc., backed by Vista Equity Partners, on its acquisition of CloudPipes Group Ltd. Tokushev & Partners and Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe advised CloudPipes and the company's sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/11409-Djingov,Gouginski,Kyutchukov&Velichkov-tokushev-partners-and-Orrick-advise-on-quickbase-acquisition-of-cloudpipes
23-Aug Bulgaria Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov advised Patisha AD, a Bulgarian infrastructure construction company, on the sale of a 90% stake in the company to Zavodski Stroeji PS Pazardzhik EAD, a construction company in Southern Bulgaria. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/11436-ssw-pragmatic-solutions-and-djp-advise-on-unilink-group-s-acquisition-of-consultia-insurance-agency-2
28-Aug Bulgaria Kambourov & Partners Kambourov & Partners assisted international cargo operator Fleet Air International Kft. on the incorporation of its Bulgarian subsidiary and the relocation of Fleet's air fleet to Bulgaria. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/11469-kambourov-partners-helps-fleet-air-international-relocate-to-bulgaria
29-Aug Bulgaria Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov DGKV advised OTP Bank Ltd. on a EUR 120 million refinancing of an existing loan provided to Terra Four Services for the construction of hotels in Bulgaria. EUR 120 million
12-Sep Bulgaria CMS CMS Bulgaria helped Robert Bosch, a subsidiary of the German Bosch Group, secure a multi-million public procurement contract with EVN Bulgaria District Heating for the supply, installation, and operation of 19+1 MW water heating boilers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/11576-CMS-advises-robert-bosch-on-successful-public-procurement-bid-in-bulgaria
17-Sep Bulgaria CMS CMS Sofia advised Global Biomet on the acquisition of the Resen photovoltaic project, with installed capacity of 5 MW, from Austria's Novasolar GmbH. EUR 10 million ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/11590-CMS-sofia-advises-global-biomet-on-acquisition-of-solar-power-plant-from-novasolar
19-Sep Bulgaria CMS CMS Sofia advised Bulgaria's Argos Energy Ltd on the completion of the first renewable energy project in Bulgaria created without any subsidy or feed-in tariff. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/11597-CMS-advises-argos-energy-on-renewable-energy-project-in-bulgaria
25-Sep Bulgaria Dimitrov Petrov & Co.; Krusteva & Ganeva Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. advised Bulgarian entrepreneur Dilyan Pavlov on an unspecified equity investment in Sofia's Park Lane Office Center. Krusteva & Ganeva advised the sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/11616-dimitrov-petrov-co-advises-investor-in-sofia-real-estate-project
7-Oct Bulgaria Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov; Hristov Partners Hristov Partners advised Elit Car and its founders on the parallel acquisition of Auto Kelly Bulgaria Ltd. and the sale of 20% of Elit Car's share capital to Auto Kelly a.s., an affiliate of LKQ Corporation. Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov advised Auto Kelly. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/11684-hristov-partners-and-dgkv-advise-on-elit-car-acquisition-of-auto-kelly-bulgaria-and-sale-of-minority-equity-stake
10-Oct Bulgaria Tsvetkova Bebov Komarevski Tsvetkova Bebov Komarevski advised Bombardier Transportation Italy on its entrance into a public procurement contract with Bulgaria's state-owned National Railway Infrastructure Company. EUR 94.6 million ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/11720-tbk-advises-bombardier-on-railway-procurement-contract-in-bulgaria
15-Oct Bulgaria CMS CMS assisted Corinth Pipeworks S.A., a Greek producer of gas pipeline equipment, on its successful preparation, bid, and signing of a multi-million pipe delivery agreement with ICGB, the project company developing the Natural Gas Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/11741-CMS-assists-corinth-pipeworks-on-successful-bid-and-pipe-delivery-agreement-with-icgb
18-Oct Bulgaria Dimitrov Petrov & Co. Dimitrov Petrov & Co helped NEVEQ set up a new alternative investment fund valued at EUR 23.2 million for collective investment. EUR 23.2 million ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/11803-dimitrov-petrov-co-helps-neveq-set-up-new-vision-3-alternative-investment-fund
21-Oct Bulgaria Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov DGKV advised Mezzanine Partners on its participation in the "Implementation of a financial instrument Mezzanine/Growth Fund, financed by Operational Program Innovation and Competitiveness 2014-2020" tender procedure initiated by Fund Manager of Financial Instruments in Bulgaria EAD. EUR 38.5 million
22-Oct Bulgaria Velchev & Co Velchev & Co helped Iris Solutions OOD obtain s payment institution license from the Bulgarian National Bank. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/11838-velchev-co-helps-iris-solutions-obtain-license-from-bulgarian-national-bank
24-Oct Bulgaria Velchev & Co Velchev & Co helped adp Gauselmann GmbH obtain _ license to produce, distribute, and service gaming equipment from the State Commission on Gambling of Bulgaria. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/11854-velchev-co-helps-gauselmann-obtain-gaming-equipment-license-in-bulgaria
24-Oct Bulgaria CMS CMS Sofia advised Solar World Aquiris S.a.r.l. on a EUR 10.5 million financing of its 10MW photovoltaic plants in Bulgaria from the United Bulgarian Bank. EUR 10.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/11856-cms-sofia-advises-solar-world-aquiris-on-financing-from-united-bulgarian-bank
25-Oct Bulgaria Georgiev, Todorov & Co. Georgiev, Todorov & Co successfully represented BMF Port Burgas before the Court of Justice of the European Union in a Preliminary Reference Procedure initiated by the Administrative Court of Sofia regarding an administrative act by Bulgaria's Energy and Water Regulatory Commission relating to an electrical network connection dispute. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/11880-georgiev-todorov-co-successful-for-bmf-port-burgas-before-the-cjeu
1-Nov Bulgaria Kambourov & Partners Kambourov & Partners was assisted Akropolis Real Estate BV with the sale of the former Balkancar September 6 manufacturing plant, covering 197,000 square meters). N/A
4-Nov Bulgaria Georgiev, Todorov & Co. Georgiev, Todorov & Co. has successfully represented BMF Port Burgas EAD, the concessionaire of Bulgaria's Bourgas East 2 and Burgas West port terminals, before the European Court of Justice in a matter initiated by the Administrative Court of Sofia regarding the interpretation of Directive 2009/72/EC regarding the common rules for the internal market in electricity. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/11932-georgiev-todorov-co-successful-for-bulgarian-port-terminal-concessionaire-in-ecj
15-Nov Bulgaria Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov; Kirkland & Ellis; Kyoseva Yakimova Dimitrova; Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman DGKV advised a consortium of lenders including the London-based investment firm Blantyre Capital Limited, the EBRD, and the Bulgarian Development Bank on the financial restructuring of Bulsatcom EAD - the largest Bulgarian TV and satellite operator. Kirkland & Ellis advised Blantyre Capital and Bulgarian Development Bank on matters of English law and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman advised the EBRD. Bulsatcom was advised by Kyoseva, Yakimova, Dimitrova and Bulgarian solo practitioner Liliya Tsoncheva. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/11986-dgkv-advises-consortium-of-lenders-on-financial-restructuring-of-bulsatcom
21-Nov Bulgaria Boyanov & Co. Boyanov & Co. advised Eurobank Bulgaria AD on the merger and absorption of Piraeus Bank Bulgaria AD. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/12034-boyanov-co-advises-on-bank-merger-in-bulgaria
9-Dec Bulgaria Vassilev & Partners Vassilev & Partners helped Cyprus's JFD Group Limited register its branch in the Bulgarian Commercial Register and the Investment Intermediary Register, both kept by the Financial Supervision Commission. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/12158-vassilev-partners-advises-jfd-group-on-entrance-into-bulgaria
11-Dec Bulgaria Kambourov & Partners Kambourov & Partners advised Akropolis Real Estate BV on the sale of a 197,000 square meter residential development lot in Sofia to the Galaxy Investment Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/12168-kambourov-partners-advises-akropolis-real-estate-on-sale-of-residential-lot-in-sofia
18-Dec Bulgaria Boyanov & Co.; CMS Boyanov & Co. advised Globalfoundries on its acquisition of the Process Design Kit's engineering team from Smartcom Bulgaria AD in Sofia. CMS advised the sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/12233-boyanov-co-and-CMS-advise-on-globalfoundries-acquisition-of-smartcom-s-pdk-engineering-team
30-Dec Bulgaria CMS CMS advised UniCredit Bulbank on the sale of a mixed non-performing loan portfolio, secured mostly by real estate assets, to a consortium of APS Holding and Balbec. EUR 50 million ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/12306-CMS-advises-unicredit-bulbank-on-npl-portfolio-sale
30-Dec Bulgaria Tokushev and Partners Tokushev & Partners helped the Fund of Funds in Bulgaria make arrangements with two financial intermediaries to create alternative investment funds for equity investments. BGN 59 million ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/12338-tokushev-partners-helps-fund-of-funds-in-bulgaria-arrange-two-alternative-investment-funds
10-Jun Bulgaria Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov DGKV advised and represented the water and sewerage company in the Bulgarian city of Dobrich in a tariff dispute against the country's Energy & Water Regulatory Commission. N/A
9-Apr Bulgaria; Czech Republic Allen & Overy; Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov; White & Case White & Case advised PPF Arena 1 B.V. on the establishment of its EUR 3 billion Medium Term Note Program and the debut issuance of EUR 550 million 3.125% notes due March 2026 thereunder. Allen & Overy represented the mandated lead arrangers, joint lead managers, and dealers under the program agreement in connection with the change of terms of financing of the acquisition of CEE and SEE assets of Telenor by the PPF Group, as well as the joint lead managers and dealers under the program agreement and the first issuance of notes under the program agreement. DGKV acted as local counsel to PPF Arena 1 in Bulgaria. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10586-white-case-and-allen-overy-advise-on-ppf-arena-1-b-v-euro-medium-term-note-program-and-debut-issuance
1-Jul Bulgaria; Czech Republic; Romania; Slovakia; Slovenia; Ukraine Covington & Burling; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss and Covington & Burling advised Johnson Controls International plc the USD 13 billion sale of its Power Solutions business to Brookfield Business Partners LP. USD 13.2 billion
31-Oct Bulgaria; Hungary D'Ornano Partners; Schoenherr D'Ornano Partners advised the Groupama Group on its acquisition of Express Life Bulgaria IJSC from the OTP Group. Schoenherr advised the OTP Group on the deal. N/A
24-Apr Bulgaria; Hungary; Poland King Wood & Mallesons; White & Case White & Case advised Total Eren, a French renewable energy Independent Power Producer, on the acquisition of NovEnergia Holding Company, a Southern European Independent Power Producer. King Wood & Mallesons advised NovEnergia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/10640-white-case-advises-on-total-eren-acquisition-of-novenergia
10-Jul Bulgaria; North Macedonia; Romania Boyanov & Co.; Forlexa; Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen; Polenak Law Firm Boyanov & Co, NNDKP, and Polenak advised Norway's LINK Mobility Group on its June 29, 2019 acquisition of all five of Allterco's telecommunications subsidiaries in Bulgaria, Romania, and North Macedonia. Bulgaria's Forlexa law firm advised Allterco on the deal. EUR 7.9 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/11133-see-legal-firms-advise-link-mobility-on-acquisition-of-allterco-s-telecom-subsidiaries
1-Feb Bulgaria; Romania Drakopoulos Drakopoulos successfully represented ANIMACCORD in a legal against Bomboni Ltd, a Bulgarian candy and toy producer which registered an industrial design partially reproducing ANIMACCORD's "MASHA AND THE BEAR" trademark, translated into Bulgarian. N/A
5-Feb Bulgarian Gugushev & Partners Gugushev & Partners successfully defended the interests of Korelana Ltd. in proceedings before the Sofia City Court involving a penalty claimed due under a terminated construction contract secured with a mortgage, securing Korelana's position as a privileged creditor to an insolvent debtor in parallel insolvency proceedings. N/A
1-Apr Bulgarian Gugushev & Partners Gugushev & Partners advised Remix Global, a second-hand retailer in Europe, on a settlement agreement with Bulstrad Vienna Insurance Group. EUR 2.5 milion
1-Jun Bulgarian Gugushev & Partners; Wolf Theiss Gugushev & Partners advised Morgan Stanley Senior Funding, Inc., an administrative and collateral agent under a USD 2 billion credit agreement provided to Sensata Technologies Group, on amendments to the existing collateral provided by the Bulgarian subsidiary of Sensata Technologies BV. Wolf Theiss advised Sensata Technologies Bulgaria EOOD. USD 2 billion
1-Sep Bulgarian Gugushev & Partners; Wolf Theiss Gugushev & Partners provided Bulgarian advice to Morgan Stanley Senior Funding on amendments to a credit facility provided by a certain group of lenders to companies in the Sensata Technologies Group and the related USD 450 million bond financing, as well as on the Bulgarian collateral documents. Wolf Theiss advised Sensata Technologies Bulgaria EOOD. USD 450 milion
1-Nov Bulgarian Gugushev & Partners; Dokovska, Atanasov and Partners Gugushev & Partners successfully persuaded the Sofia City Court to dismiss the claim for damages brought by a Bulgarian citizen for damages against firm client DMA International arising from an accident on the territory of a third country as outside its jurisdiction. Dokovska, Atanasov and Partners represented the claimant. N/A
1-Dec Bulgarian Gugushev & Partners Gugushev & Partners advised securities trader Alpha Bulgaria JSC on the BGN 1 million value transfer of assets following a special regulatory procedure and under monitoring of the Financial Supervision Commission. BGN 1 milion
27-Dec Bulgarian Gugushev & Partners; Spasov & Bratanov Gugushev & Partners advised China's Jiangsu Sunshine Group on the update of collateral securing a EUR 48 million loan from the China Development Bank provided for the development of a 25 MW photo-voltaic power plant. Spasov & Bratanov advised the China Development Bank. EUR 48 milion
27-Dec Bulgarian Gugushev & Partners; Spasov & Bratanov Gugushev & Partners advised China's Hareon Solar Technology Co., Ltd. on the update of collateral securing a EUR 95 million loan from the China Development Bank provided for the development of a 50 MW photo-voltaic power plant. Spasov & Bratanov advised the China Development Bank EUR 95 milion
1-Jan Croatia Ostermann & Partners Ostermann & Partners performed due diligence for the Connecting Europe Broadband Fund of regulatory matters and the company's business plan regarding its EUR 30 million inaugural investment in Croatia. Subsequently, the firm also advised the CEBF on its agreement with two telecommunications companies from Croatia to set up the RuNe Group, which will invest in high-quality fiber-to-the-home broadband deployed by Croatian Rune Group entity Rune Crow. N/A
2-Jan Croatia Cacic & Partners; Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic Divjak Topic & Bahtijarevic has advised AR Packaging Group AB on its acquisition of all outstanding shares in Istragrafika, d.d., a producer of high-quality folding carton products for the tobacco, food, and consumer goods industries, from Croatia's British American Tobacco subsidiary TDR. Cacic & Partners advised the buyers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/croatia/9875-dtb-and-cacic-partners-advise-on-ar-packaging-group-acquisition-of-istragrafika
12-Jan Croatia Mamic Peric Reberski Rimac; Ostermann & Partners Ostermann & Partners advised APS Investments on the purchase of Addiko bank d.d.'s NPL portfolio, with an approximate nominal value of approximately EUR 12 million. Mamic Peric Reberski Rimac advised the seller. EUR 12 million
21-Jan Croatia CMS; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised DDM Group and B2Holding on their acquisition of Heta Asset Resolution's Croatian servicing platform and a portfolio of receivables and properties with a face value of EUR 800 million. CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz advised Heta on the sale. EUR 800 million ceelegalmatters.com/croatia/10041-wolf-theiss-and-CMS-advise-on-acquisition-of-eur-800-million-croatian-npl-portfolio
8-Feb Croatia Cipcic-Bragadin Mesic & Associates Cipcic-Bragadin Mesic & Associates assisted Flixbus CEE South d.o.o. with its acquisition of competitor Auto Poduzece Imotski Ltd. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/croatia/10186-cipcic-bragadin-mesic-associates-advises-flixbus-cee-south-on-acquisition-of-competitor
1-Mar Croatia Dlacic Law Offices; Ostermann & Partners Ostermann & Partners advised Kamen-Psunj on a mining infrastructure project on the "Kremesnica-Lasinjska" exploitation field in Karlovac County, Croatia, primarily by helping the company prepare its successful strategy for competing in a concession granting procedure against Beton-Lucko. Dlacic Law Offices advised Beton-Lucko. N/A
1-Mar Croatia Ostermann & Partners Ostermann & Partners LLP advised Velicki Kamen, a construction and mining company, in collective bargaining with its syndicate. N/A
1-Apr Croatia Kovacevic Prpic Simeunovic Kovacevic Prpic Simeunovic advised Hrvatska Postanska Banka d.d. in its acquisition of Jadranska Banka d.d. Sibenik, a bank in recovery under the European Commission's Resolution scheme for small credit institutions with total assets below EUR 1.5 billion. N/A
1-May Croatia Ostermann & Partners Ostermann & Partners handled the squeeze-out process of minority shareholders of regional construction company Osijek-Koteks. N/A
8-May Croatia Zuric i Partneri Zuric i Partneri advised both OTP Bank d.d. and Splitska Banka d.d. on their merger. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/croatia/10732-zuric-i-partneri-advises-on-otp-bank-and-splitska-banka-merger
29-May Croatia Cliffod Chance; Kirkland & Ellis; Savoric & Partners Savoric & Partners, working with Kirkland & Ellis, advised Lone Star Real Estate Fund and its subsidiaries in Austria and Croatia - Centrice group of companies - on a EUR 175.32 million refinancing of the facility which was used for acqusition of the real estate portfolio located in Croatia from HETA as well as disposing the real estate portfolio through several asset and share deals, of which the largest share deal of approx EUR 45 million value was closed in 2019. Clifford Chance advised the lender on English Law. 175.32 million
7-Jun Croatia Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic; Kirkland & Ellis; Schoenherr Schoenherr advised Tele2 AB on the EUR 220 million sale of its Croatian business, Tele2 Croatia, to the United Group. Kirkland & Ellis and Divjak, Topic & Bahtijarevic represented the BC Partners-backed United Group. EUR 220 million ceelegalmatters.com/croatia/10918-Schoenherr-and-dtb-advise-on-tele2-croatia-sale-to-united-group
1-Jul Croatia Kovacevic Prpic Simeunovic; Norton Rose Fulbright; Pinsent Masons; Porobija & Porobija In cooperation with Norton Rose Fulbright, Kovacevic Prpic Simeunovic advised a group of lenders, consisting of the EBRD, Privredna Banka Zagreb, Banca IMI, Credit Industriel et Commercial, OTP Bank PLC, OTP Banka d.d., Siemens Bank, and Zagrebacka Banka, on their refinancing of the Zagreb airport concession project operated by Medunarodna Zracna Luka Zagreb d.d. as the concessionaire. Pinsent Masons advised the borrower on English law and Porobija & Porobija on Croatian law. EUR 250 million
1-Jul Croatia Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft; Kovacevic Prpic Simeunovic Kovacevic Prpic Simeunovic, in cooperation with Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, advised Insight Investment Management Limited with respect to financing for its acquisition of a large NPL portfolio secured by real estate collateral in Croatia. EUR 70 million
1-Jul Croatia Kovacevic Prpic Simeunovic; Maja Kruljac Kovacevic Prpic Simeunovic advised AIK Banka AD with regard to existing collaterals on real estate including the shopping mall in Sibenik, Croatia, for the financing of its acquisition of UniCredit S.p.A.'s receivables against Dalmare d.o.o. Dalmare was assisted by solo practicioner Maja Kruljac and UniCredit relied on in-house counsel. EUR 21 million
1-Jul Croatia Buterin & Posavec; CMS; Savoric & Partners; White & Case Savoric & Partners represented STUDENAC d.o.o., a rapidly growing fast moving consumer goods retail company operating a wide network of neighbourhood grocery stores in the Croatian region of Dalmatia in acquisition of 100% stake in the company ISTARSKI SUPERMARKETI d.o.o. Savoric & Partners also acted in obtaining merger clearance from the Croatian Competition Agency as well as worked together with White & Case towards obtaining a EUR 26 milliion financing from EBRD and Bank Pekao SA as lenders for the purpose of the acquisition. Buterin & Posavec advised the seller. CMS advised the lenders. N/A
26-Aug Croatia Savoric & Partners Savoric & Partners acted for Lone Star Real Estate Fund and its subsidiaries in Austria and Croatia, Centrice group of companies, in sale of the largest Croatian company in the portfolio, Centrice Zagreb, through a share deal, with value of approx EUR 42 million. EUR 42 million
27-Aug Croatia Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic Divjak, Topic Bahtijarevic advised Energia Naturalis on its mandatory public offer for all outstanding shares in Luka Ploce. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/croatia/11458-divjak-topic-bahtijarevic-advises-energia-naturalis-on-mandatory-public-offer-for-outstanding-shares-in-luka-ploce
17-Sep Croatia BDK Advokati; Mamic Peric Reberski Rimac BDK Advokati advised the United Kingdom's Convex Holding on the sale of 51% of its shares in Trizma d.o.o. to Croatia's Meritus Upravljanje d.o.o. MPRR advised the buyers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/croatia/11582-BDK-advokati-advises-convex-holding-on-sale-of-trizma-stake-to-meritus-upravljanje
22-Oct Croatia Savoric & Partners Savoric & Partners acted for Tokheim Services Group, a leading supplier of equipment and services to petrol stations and oil companies in Europe and Africa, in relation to acquisition of PIRAEX d.o.o., a leading Croatian company engaged in installation, commissioning, calibration and repair of the measuring devices, equipment and technology at petrol stations. N/A
11-Nov Croatia Divjak, Topic & Bahtijarevic Divjak, Topic & Bahtijarevic helped Globe Trade Center obtain stage two financing from Erste & Steiermarkische Bank for the construction of the Matrix Office Park. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/croatia/11958-dtb-helps-gtc-obtain-financing-for-construction-of-business-park-in-zagreb
1-Dec Croatia Kovacevic Prpic Simeunovic Kovacevic Prpic Simeunovic advised HPB-Stambena Stedionica d.d. on the merger between it and Hrvatska Postanska Banka d.d. N/A
1-Dec Croatia Dentons; Kovacevic Prpic Simeunovic; Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman Dentons advised Ireland's Chorus Aviation Capital Limited as the new lessor and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman advised Falko Regional Aircraft Limited as the existing lessor on two transactions relating to two Bombardier De Havilland DHC-8-Q402 aircrafts on lease to Croatia's national air carrier. Kovacevic Prpic Simeunovic acted as Croatian transaction counsel to all parties: Chorus, Falko, and existing financing bank Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale. N/A
1-Dec Croatia Kovacevic Prpic Simeunovic Kovacevic Prpic Simeunovic advised a syndicate of major Croatian banks, consisting of the Croatian Bank for Reconstruction and Development, OTP Banka d.d., Privredna Banka Zagreb, and Zagrebacka Banka d.d., in a financing of up to HRK 537 million for the construction of a Zagreb-Sljeme cable car with carpark granted to Zagrebacki Elektricni Tramvaj, the transit authority responsible for public transport in Zagreb and parts of the surrounding Zagreb County. EUR 72 million
17-Dec Croatia Kunstek, Halle, Simac; Savoric & Partners; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom Savoric & Partners, workinding together with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, acted for Hyundai Motor Company, commonly known as Hyundai Motors, along with Kia Motors Corporation, in relation to a acquisition of shareholding in a company established by the founders of Rimac Automobili d.o.o. Kunstek, Halle, Simac advised the seller. EUR 3 million
23-Dec Croatia Buterin & Posavec; Savoric & Partners Savoric & Partners represented STUDENAC d.o.o., a rapidly growing fast moving consumer goods retail company operating a wide network of neighbourhood grocery stores in the Croatian region of Dalmatia in acquisition of 100% stake in the company SONIK TRGOVINA d.o.o., which is operating a wide local network of neighbourhood grocery stores predominately in Croatian region of Northern Dalmatia. Savoric & Partners also acted in obtaining the merger clearance of the Croatian Competition Agency prior to closing of the transaction. N/A
24-Oct Croatia, Slovenia Savoric & Partners; Schindler Attorneys; Sidley Austin Savoric & Partners, working with Sidley Austin as lead counsel and Schindler Attorneys as Austrian counsel, acted for OpCapita in relation to a potential sale of shares in, and shareholder loans granted to, the NKD group of companies, one of the leading clothing retailers in Central Europe, including a Croatian subsidiary NKD Moda d.o.o. operating over thirty retail clothing stores within Croatia. N/A
5-Mar Croatia; North Macedonia; Serbia; Slovenia; Ukraine Baker McKenzie; CMS; Covington & Burling; ODI Law; Schoenherr; Simkins; Van Bael & Bellis Baker 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, MHP's financial partner. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/10370-baker-mckenzie-and-odi-advise-mhp-se-on-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-perutnina-ptuj
27-Jun Croatia; Serbia; Slovenia CMS; Dechert; Hanzekovic & Partners; JPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic; Nauta Dutilh; Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & Partners; Savoric & Partners Dechert, as lead counsel, together with Savoric & Partners (Croatian counsel), JPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic (Serbian counsel), Rojs, Pejhan, Prelesnik & Partners (Slovenian counsel), and Nauta Dutilh (Luxembourg counsel), advised Mid Europa on the acquisition of a majority stake in MLINAR pekarska industrija d.o.o., the leading bakery retail and wholesale business in Croatia which operates the largest bakery retail network in SEE. The seller was advised by Hanzekovic & Partners. The acquisition was financed by a syndicate of banks, with UniCredit S.p.A acting as agent. CMS advised the lender. N/A
29-Jul Croatia; Serbia; Slovenia ODI Law; Selih & Partners ODI represented AIK Banka and Societe Generale's Slovenian entities on a EUR 36 million cross-border syndicated debt refinancing of the Don Don Group. Selih & Partnerji assisted Don Don on the deal. EUR 36 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/11247-odi-advises-banks-on-eur-36-million-debt-refinancing-of-don-don-group
12-Sep Croatia; Serbia; Slovenia CMS; Schoenherr CMS advised Nova KBM Bank on the sale of a Slovenian, Croatian, and Serbian corporate loan portfolio wth a face value of EUR 325 million. The buyer was assisted by Schoenherr. EUR 325 million
1-Jan Czech Republic Noerr; Ropes & Gray Noerr and Ropes & Gray advised Epiris Fund II on its acquisition of Diamorph, a supplier of advanced material solutions for demanding and safety-critical applications. N/A
9-Jan Czech Republic PRK Partners PRK Partners has assisted Moneta Money Bank, a.s., the fourth-largest banking institution in the Czech Republic, with respect to the relocation of its headquarters to new premises, covering 21,500 square meters in BB Centrum's Building A in Prague. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/9941-prk-partners-advises-moneta-money-bank-on-move-to-new-premises-in-prague
10-Jan Czech Republic PRK Partners; Wilsons Wilsons has 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, which was completed in December 2018. The price was not disclosed. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/9943-wilsons-and-prk-partners-asvise-on-sale-of-green-tower-in-prague
17-Jan Czech Republic Nemec, Blaha & Navratilova; Schoenherr Schoenherr Prague advised Finland's Caverion Emerging Markets Oy on the disposal of its Czech subsidiary, Caverion Ceska Republika s.r.o., to KART spol. s r.o., a member of the CEZ Group. The Nemec, Blaha & Navratilova law firm advised KART on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10006-schoenherr-advises-caverion-on-sale-of-czech-subsidiary-to-cez-group
18-Jan Czech Republic Glatzova & Co. Glatzova & Co. advised DRFG Real Estate on its acquisition of three commercial properties in North Bohemia from Czech Property Investments, a.s. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10014-glatzova-co-advises-drfg-real-estate-on-acquisition-of-commercial-properties-in-north-bohemia
22-Jan Czech Republic Kocian Solc Balastik Kocian Solc Balastik successfully represented Asiana in a dispute with transportation company Student Agency before the Regional Court in Brno. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10070-ksb-successful-for-asiana-in-unfair-competition-challenge-to-student-agency
23-Jan Czech Republic Petros Sedlackova Legal; Weinhold Legal Weinhold Legal advised Czech insurance broker Renomia, a.s. on its acquisition of a majority stake in IMG a.s. Petros Sedlackova Legal advised the selling shareholder. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10081-weinhold-legal-and-petros-sedlackova-legal-advise-on-renomia-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-img
23-Jan Czech Republic Havel & Partners; Kinstellar Kinstellar advised the Helaba Bank on financing for the EUR 48 million acquisition of the Florenc Office Center in Prague by Korea's Shinhan Investment Corp. The sellers, ZFP Investments, were advised by Havel & Partners. EUR 48 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10084-kinstellar-advises-helaba-on-financing-for-korean-company-s-acquisition-of-prague-office-building
7-Feb Czech Republic Clifford Chance; Dentons Dentons advised the Czech Republic's Sev.en Energy on an agreement to acquire a 50 percent stake in multinational energy company InterGen N.V. from the Canadian Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan. Clifford Chance advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10181-dentons-and-clifford-chance-advise-on-sev-en-energy-acquisition-of-stake-in-intergen
12-Feb Czech Republic Weinhold Legal Weinhold Legal advised the Czech Republic's National Medicines Verification Organization on the launch of a medicine verification system in the country. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10217-weinhold-legal-advises-on-launch-of-european-system-of-medicine-verification-in-czech-republic
12-Feb Czech Republic Baker McKenzie; DLA Piper DLA Piper advised the sellers and managers of Warhorse Studios (a Czech PC game developing company standing behind the well-known PC game Kingdom Come) on the sale of the studio to Sweden's THQ. Baker McKenzie advised the buyer. CZK 1.1 billion
19-Feb Czech Republic bpv Braun Partners; CMS BPV Braun Partners advised the Conseq Realitni real estate fund on the acquisition of the A7 Office Center, an administrative and commercial complex in the Holesovice neighborhood in Prague, from Revetas Capital. CMS advised Revetas Capital on the sale. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10252-bpv-braun-partners-and-cms-advise-on-conseq-realitni-acquisition-of-a7-office-center-in-prague
21-Feb Czech Republic Weinhold Legal Weinhold Legal advised the JOJ Group on its acquisition of a 100% stake in Ceskoslovenska Filmova Spolecnost, s.r.o, the Czechoslovak Film Society. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10272-weinhold-legal-advises-joj-group-on-acquisition-of-cs-film
1-Mar Czech Republic Kinstellar; PRK Partners Kinstellar successfully advised Mornington Capital on the sale of The Don Giovanni Hotel in Prague to Wenaasgruppen, a Norwegian family-owned fund. PRK advised the buyer. N/A
8-Mar Czech Republic Eversheds Sutherland; Wilsons The Prague office of Eversheds Sutherland advised the Conseq real estate fund on its acquisition of the Retail Park Hradec Kralove s.r.o. from Tesco Europe B.V., which was advised by Wilsons. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10400-eversheds-sutherland-and-wilsons-advise-on-conseq-acquisition-of-hradec-kralove-shopping-center
19-Mar Czech Republic PRK Partners PRK Partners advised Martin Barry, the developer of the Manifesto marketplace in Prague, on the acquisition of a minority equity stake in Manifesto by the Rockaway Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10448-prk-partners-advises-on-equity-investment-in-foodie-marketplace-in-prague
26-Mar Czech Republic bpv Braun Partners; Wilson BPV Braun Partners advised fund management company Redside on the sale of Avenir E, a grade A office building in Prague, to Investika. Wilsons advised Investika on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10515-bvp-and-wilson-advise-on-redside-sale-of-avenir-e-building
5-Apr Czech Republic Dentons; Wilsons Dentons advised Penta Real Estate on its EUR 250 million sale of the Waltrovka office complex in Prague to Munich-based real estate fund manager GLL Real Estate Partners, acting together with LB Asset Management on behalf of South Korean investor Hanwha Investment & Securities. Wilsons advised the buyers on the deal. EUR 250 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10570-dentons-and-wilsons-advise-on-waltrovka-office-complex-sale-in-prague
8-Apr Czech Republic Allen & Overy; Dentons Dentons advised CPI Property Group on an update of a revolving credit facility, the issue of USD 350 million Reg S bonds, and a EUR 170 million senior unsecured Schuldschein. Allen & Overy advised Barclays, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, J.P. Morgan, Komercni Banka, Nomura, Raiffeisen Bank, UniCredit, Goldman Sachs, and Bank of China on the credit facility update. USD 350 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10573-dentons-advises-cpi-property-group-on-series-of-capital-markets-and-financing-transactions
9-Apr Czech Republic Freshfields; Havel & Partners; PRK Partners PRK Partners, working alongside lead counsel Freshfields, advised RWE on Czech aspects of its acquisition of 50.05% of the shares in Innogy Grid Holding. Havel & Partners was Czech counsel for seller Innogy SE. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10580-prk-partners-and-havel-partners-provide-czech-counsel-on-rwe-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-innogy-grid-holding
17-Apr Czech Republic CMS; Forlex; Pinsent Masons CMS advised the ESPIRA private equity fund on the acquisition with ICON's executive management team of ICON Communication Centres, a provider of multilingual contact center services, from the joint administrators of former energy broker Utilitywise Plc. The FORLEX law firm advised Icon management, and Pinsent Masons advised the administrator. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10616-cms-and-forlex-advise-on-acquisition-of-icon-communication-centres
17-Apr Czech Republic JSK; Marian Jerabek Law Firm JSK advised the Sedlacek family on the sale of PONY Auto Trend s.r.o. and PONY Plast s.r.o. to Fine Gusto Nature Trade s.r.o. The Marian Jerabek Law Firm advised Fine Gusto Nature Trade on the acquisition. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10619-jsk-advises-sedlacek-family-on-pony-group-sale-to-fine-gusto-nature
23-Apr Czech Republic CMS; Gleiss Lutz; Schoenherr CMS Prague advised Ceskoslovenska Obchodni Banka, the Czech division of the KBC Group, on the acquisition of 45% stake in the Ceskomoravska Stavebni Dporitelna bank from Bausparkasse Schwabisch Hall, which was advised by Schoenherr. Gleiss Lutz advised the seller on German law. EUR 240 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10632-cms-and-schoenherr-advise-on-csob-acquisition-of-cmss-from-bausparkasse-schwabisch-hall
24-Apr Czech Republic Glatzova & Co. Glatzova & Co advised CSOB on the creation of a joint venture with the Mall Group, to improve the MallPay payment service that facilitates shopping at Czech shopping malls. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10633-glatzova-co-advises-csob-on-establishment-of-joint-venture-with-mall-group
2-May Czech Republic Cerha Hempel; Clifford Chance; Havel & Partners Cerha Hempel advised SES Spar European Shopping Centers on its entrance into a joint venture with Czech investors DBK and Proxy Finance regarding the ownership and operation of the Europark Prague shopping center. EPI, a joint venture of DBK Praha and Proxy Finance, acquired a 77% stake in the shopping center from SES, which retains the other 23%. EPI advised by Havel & Partners. Clifford Chance was the financing bank's counsel. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10690-chsh-advises-ses-spar-on-joint-venture-for-prague-shopping-center
3-May Czech Republic Allen & Overy; Freshfields Allen & Overy advised a consortium of investors managed by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets Limited on its acquisition of a 50.04% stake in Innogy Grid Holding from RWE, making the consortium the sole owner of IGH. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer advised RWE on the deal. EUR 1.8 billion ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10697-allen-overy-advises-macquarie-led-consortium-on-acquisition-of-remainder-of-innogy-grid-holding-from-rwe
7-May Czech Republic PRK Partners PRK Partners successfully represented RPG Industries against a claim for damages brought by ARC Equity Services against RPG and Residomo. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10725-prk-partners-successful-in-defending-rpg-industries-against-claim-brought-by-arc-equity-services
15-May Czech Republic Glatzova & Co. Glatzova & Co. advised DRFG Financial Managementon a public offer of notes up to CZK 2 billion. CZK 2 billion ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10763-glatzova-co-advises-drfg-financial-management-on-public-offer-of-notes
23-May Czech Republic Glatzova & Co. Glatzova & Co. advised J&T Banka a.s. and J&T IB Capital Markets a.s. on preparation of a book-entry bonds issue for residential investment fund Natland. CZK 300 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10801-glatzova-co-advises-j-t-banka-and-j-t-ib-capital-markets-on-book-entry-bonds-issue
23-May Czech Republic Kinstellar Kinstellar advised Genesis Private Equity Fund II on the sale of its majority stake in KS Klima-Service to TROX GmbH, giving the German-based global producer of air handling equipment and filters 100% ownership of the company. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10802-kinstellar-advises-on-sale-of-ks-klima-service-in-czech-republic
27-May Czech Republic JSK JSK advised Prazska Energetika a.s. on its acquisition of Voltocm spol. s r.o. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10818-jsk-advises-pre-on-acquisition-of-voltcom
29-May Czech Republic Dentons Dentons Prague provided pro bono assistance to the Eduzmena Endowment Fund regarding its establishment and rules of operation. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10860-Dentons-announces-pro-bono-partnership-with-eduzmena-foundation
3-Jun Czech Republic Kinstellar; Schoenherr Schoenherr advised Portiva Private Equity a.s. on the acquisition of a 50% share in EAG SE, which, through its Carvagocom s.r.o. subsidiary, will operate an innovative platform to be used for buying, selling, and renting cars and other related services. Kinstellar advised EAG on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10893-Schoenherr-and-kinstellar-advise-on-portiva-private-equity-acquisition-of-50-share-in-eag-se
4-Jun Czech Republic Allen & Overy; CMS Allen & Overy advised Alpiq AG on its sale of 100% of shares in Alpiq Generation to Sev.en Energy Group for EUR 280 million. CMS advised Sev.En Energy. EUR 280 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10895-allen-overy-advises-swiss-alpiq-on-sale-of-czech-power-plants-to-sev-en-energy
4-Jun Czech Republic White & Case White & Case acted as transaction counsel on Rohlik.cz Finance's issue of CZK 777 million 6.6% guaranteed and secured notes due 2023, with the option to increase to CZK 1.166 billion. CZK 777 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10896-white-case-advises-on-rohlik-cz-group-s-notes-issuance
5-Jun Czech Republic Clifford Chance Clifford Chance advised J&T Real Estate CZ on the sale of the Rustonka office center in Prague's Karlin district to an investment trust fund established by Hana Alternative Asset Management and White Star Real Estate. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10905-clifford-chance-advises-j-t-real-estate-cz-on-sale-of-office-building-in-prague
5-Jun Czech Republic Masek, Koci, Aujezdsky Prague's Masek, Koci, Aujezdsky Law Firm advised Livesport Invest s.r.o. on its acquisition of Pragosport, a.s. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10910-masek-koci-aujezdsky-advise-livesport-invest-on-acquisition-of-pragosport
7-Jun Czech Republic CMS; DLA Piper; Weil, Gotshal & Manges CMS and DLA Piper advised Kiwi.com regarding General Atlantic's strategic investment in it. Weil, Gotshal & Manges acted as counsel for General Atlantic. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10920-cms-advises-on-general-atlantic-investment-in-kiwi-com
11-Jun Czech Republic Masek, Koci, Aujezdsky Masek, Koci, Aujezdsky advised Livesport on its acquisition of Tapito, a tech start-up news application company, from O2 subsidiary Bolt Start Up Development. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10926-masek-koci-aujezdsky-advises-livesport-on-acquisition-of-tapito-from-bolt-start-up-development
14-Jun Czech Republic Kinstellar Kinstellar helped Carvago, a Czech start-up in the used car sector, establish a company and set up its online platform. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10958-kinstellar-advises-carvago-on-company-launch
14-Jun Czech Republic Glatzova & Co.; Kubica Zajic & Partners; Ondrej Kolar Glatzova & Co advised the Pale Fire Capital investment group on its acquisition of 55 percent of shares in the Czech Aukro.cz business portal from Agora Development, Equity Partners, and Ladislav Chodak. The sellers were advised by Kubica Zajic & Partners. The remaining 45 percent of Aukro.cz is owned by Leverage Technology, advised by solo-practitioner Ondrej Kolar. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/10963-glatzova-co-advises-pfc-on-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-aukro
26-Jun Czech Republic Act Legal (Randa Havel Legal); Eversheds Sutherland Randa Havel Legal advised Jufa Investment Group on its acquisition of five solar parks, with a total capacity of 12 MW, from Eques Fotovoltaica. Eversheds Sutherland Dvorak Hager advised Eques Fotovoltaica. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11027-randa-havel-legal-and-eversheds-sutherland-dvorak-hager-advise-on-jufa-sale-of-five-solar-parks-to-eques-fotovoltaica
28-Jun Czech Republic CMS; Glatzova & Co. CMS advised Arthur J. Gallagher on the acquisition of a minority stake in Renomia. Glatzova & Co. advised Renomia on the sale. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11053-CMS-and-glatzova-co-advise-on-gallagher-acquisition-of-minority-stake-in-renomia
1-Jul Czech Republic Clifford Chance; DLA Piper; White & Case Clifford Chance Prague advised CTP on a EUR 1.9 billion underwriting package agreement with Erste Group Bank AG, Ceska Sporitelna a.s., Societe Generale S.A. and Komercni Banka a.s., and UniCredit S.p.A. and UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia a.s. White & Case advised the banks and DLA Piper advised Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG as the security agent for the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11059-clifford-chance-white-case-and-dla-piper-advise-on-ctp-s-eur-1-9-billion-underwriting-package
3-Jul Czech Republic Dentons; PRK Partners Dentons advised a South Korea's Hana Financial Investment on its acquisition of the Main Point Pankrac office building in Prague, from Aceur Investment S.A. PRK Partners advised Aceur. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11083-Dentons-and-prk-partners-advise-on-hana-financial-investment-acquisition-of-prague-office-building
4-Jul Czech Republic Glatzova & Co. Glatzova & Co. assisted Maxi-Tip Finance with its preparation of a bond issuance totalling CZK 250 million. CZK 250 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11088-glatzova-co-advises-maxi-tip-finance-on-bond-issuance
10-Jul Czech Republic Clifford Chance; White & Case White & Case advised Ceske Drahy, a.s., the Czech national railway transport operator, on its issuance of EUR 500 million 1.5% notes due 2026 and their admission to trading on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. Clifford Chance advised joint global coordinators and bookrunners Citigroup and Erste Group Bank AG and joint bookrunner ING. EUR 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11132-white-case-advises-czech-railways-on-eur-500-million-eurobond-issue
15-Jul Czech Republic Weinhold Legal Weinhold Legal assisted Lagardere Travel Retail on its successful bid to become the operator of duty free shops at Prague's Vaclav Havel airport. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11149-weinhold-legal-helps-lagardere-win-concession-to-operate-prague-airport-duty-free-shops
16-Jul Czech Republic Eversheds Sutherland Eversheds Sutherland advised Cesky Strojirensky on its acquisition of a 100% stake in MF Energy, a manufacturer of blades and accessories for gas, steam, and smaller water turbines. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11158-eversheds-sutherland-advises-cesky-strojirensky-holding-on-acquisition-of-mf-energy
19-Jul Czech Republic Clifford Chance; DRV Legal Clifford Chance advised Teijin Holdings Netherlands B.V. on the acquisition of Benet Automotive s.r.o., a supplier of composite components to the automotive industry, from Jet Alfa. DRV Legal advised Jet Alfa. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11178-clifford-chance-and-drv-legal-advise-on-teijin-s-acquisition-of-benet-automotive
19-Jul Czech Republic JSK JSK advised KKCG on a transfer of shares in SAZKA Group entities between it and EMMA Capital. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11188-jsk-advises-kkcg-on-transfer-of-shares-in-sazka-group-entities-with-emma-capital
26-Jul Czech Republic Allen & Overy; White & Case White & Case Prague advised CD Cargo on the issue of CZK 1 billion 2.17 percent notes due July 2026. Allen & Overy advised lead manager ING Bank N.V., Prague Branch on the issuance. CZK 1 billion ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11244-white-case-and-allen-over-advise-on-cd-cargo-czk-1-billion-note-issuance
30-Jul Czech Republic Glatzova & Co. Glatzova & Co.. advised the Renomia brokerage group upon the acquisition of a minoriy stake in the company by Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11276-glatzova-co-advises-renomia-on-acquisition-of-stake-by-arthur-j-gallagher-co
30-Jul Czech Republic Barthelemy & Partners; Herbert Smith Freehills; Schoenherr; Sullivan & Cromwell Schoenherr and Herbert Smith Freehillds advised BNP Paribas on a EUR 345 million term and revolving facilities agreement for Financiere SNOP Dunois S.A. in relation to its acquisition of manufacturing facilities from Tower International. Sullivan & Cromwell was lead counsel to the borrower; and Barthelemy & Partners provided Czech counsel. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/11283-Schoenherr-and-herbert-smith-advise-bnp-paribas-on-financing-for-financiere-snop-dunois-acquisition
31-Jul Czech Republic BBH BBH successfully helped Moventum, a member of a Luxembourg-based fund distribution group, obtain authorization to operate as an investment firm. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11289-bbh-helps-moventum-obtain-investment-firm-license
31-Jul Czech Republic Glatzova & Co. Glatzova & Co. helped Electo obtain the authorization of the Czech National Bank to operate as an investment intermediary. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11290-glatzova-co-helps-electo-obtain-investment-intermediary-license-under-the-mifid-ii-framework
1-Aug Czech Republic Baker McKenzie Baker McKenzie advised Luxembourg-based Moulins de Kleinbettingen on the sale of its entire share in United Bakeries to Penam, a subsidiary of Agrofert Holding. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11317-baker-mckenzie-advises-moulins-de-kleinbettingen-on-sale-of-united-bakeries-to-penam
1-Aug Czech Republic Dentons; Kinstellar Kinstellar advised Ceska Sporitelna on financing for the acquisition of Centrum Krakov, a Prague shopping center, by WOOD & Company, through its retail subfund. Dentons advised the buyer. N/A
6-Aug Czech Republic BPV Braun Partners BPV Braun Partners advised CEMOS, a.s. on the sale of shares in the Czech Republic's Unesovsky Statek agricultural company and the transfer of extensive agricultural land to an unnamed buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11349-bpv-braun-partners-advises-cemos-on-sale-of-unesovsky-starek-shares
14-Aug Czech Republic Clifford Chance; White & Case White & Case advised EP Infrastructure, a.s. on the issuance of its EUR 600 million 1.698% notes due 2026 and their admission to trading on the Global Exchange Market of the Irish Stock Exchange. Joint book-runners Citigroup, HSBC, ICBC Standard Bank, Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking, and UniCredit Bank were advised by Clifford Chance. EUR 600 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11356-white-case-advises-ep-infrastructure-on-eur-600-million-eurobond-issue
14-Aug Czech Republic Clifford Chance; Dentons; Kinstellar The Prague office of Dentons advised Wood & Company on its acquisition of Centrum Krakov, a shopping center located in Prague, from Syner Group and private investors Petr Syrovatko and Karel Zetka. Clifford Chance advised the sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11365-Dentons-advises-wood-company-on-acquisition-of-krakov-shopping-center-in-prague
15-Aug Czech Republic Clifford Chance Clifford Chance advised CBRE Global Investors on its acquisition of the Praga Studios complex in Prague's Karlin district from Skanska. EUR 55 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11372-clifford-chance-advises-cbre-global-investors-on-acquisition-of-praga-studios
15-Aug Czech Republic BPV Braun Partners; Havel & Partners BPV Braun Partners advised Immofinanz on its acquisition of the Palmovka Open Park office complex in Prague from Metrostav Development. Havel Partners advised Metrostav Development on the sale. EUR 76.4 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11378-bpv-braun-partners-advises-immofinanz-on-acquisition-of-palmovka-open-park-office-complex
16-Aug Czech Republic BPV Braun Partners BPV Braun Partners advised Germany's Antaris group on the sale of two photovoltaic power plants with a total installed capacity of 4.2 MW to a German investment group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11392-bpv-braun-partners-advises-antaris-solar-group-on-sale-of-photovoltaic-power-plants
19-Aug Czech Republic Glatzova & Co. Glatzova & Co. advised Preciosa, a member of the Jablonec group, on the sale of a 50% share in glass stopper producer Vinolok to Corticeira Amorim. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11351-glatzova-co-advises-preciosa-on-sale-of-50-share-of-vinolok-to-corticeira-amorim
22-Aug Czech Republic Dentons; White & Case Dentons advised Czech real estate developer Sebre on the sale of the DRN building in Prague to KGAL Investment Management. White & Case advised KGAL on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11417-Dentons-and-white-case-advise-on-sale-of-drn-building-in-prague-to-kgal
27-Aug Czech Republic Kocian Solc Balastik Kocian Solc Balastik advised the Solitea Group on its acquisition of Dotykacka and Smart Software. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/kocian-solc-balastik/11459-ksb-advises-solitea-group-on-acquisition-of-dotykacka-and-smart-software
27-Aug Czech Republic Hladky Legal; Weinhold Legal Weinhold Legal advised Transdev on the acquisition of the 3CSAD group from CIDEM Hranice, which was advised by Hladky Legal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11463-weinhold-legal-advises-transdev-on-acquisition-of-3-ccsad-bus-companies
29-Aug Czech Republic Clifford Chance; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces on its acquisition of Technistone, a global manufacturer of quartz. Clifford Chance advised Technistone on the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11480-wolf-theiss-and-clifford-chance-advise-on-wilsonart-engineered-surfaces-acquisition-of-technistone
30-Aug Czech Republic Havel & Partners; Hogan Lovells; Latham & Watkins; Schoenherr; Walder Wyss Latham & Watkins, Walder Wyss, and Schoenherr advised Voyant Communications, LLC, the US-based company providing UCaaS and CPaaS service, on its acquisition of Acrobits, s.r.o., a Czech Republic-based engaged in developing mobile communication apps. Havel & Partners and Hogan Lovells advised the sellers. N/A
6-Sep Czech Republic CEE Attorneys; Havel & Partners Havel & Partners advised German-based investors Thomas Noglik, Thomas Strohe, and Jochen Berger, acting through their BrainWeb Investment GmbH, Pecunalta GmbH, and Quines Capital GmbH companies, on their acquisition of a 75% stake in the VSHosting Group. CEE Attorneys advised the unidentified sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11544-havel-partners-and-cee-attorneys-advise-on-sale-of-majority-stake-in-vshosting-group
25-Sep Czech Republic Glatzova & Co.; JSK JSK has advised the shareholders of Cloud4Com on the sale of a 70% stake in the company to Autocont a.s. Glatzova & Co. reportedly advised the sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11631-jsk-advises-shareholders-of-cloud4com-on-sale-of-majority-stake-to-autocont
27-Sep Czech Republic Allen & Overy Allen & Overy Prague advised joint lead managers J&T Banka, Ceska Sporitelna, Komercni Banka, and UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, and J&T IB and Capital Markets as arrangers, on the Sazka Group's CZK 6 billion bond issuance. CZK 6 billion ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11632-allen-overy-advises-on-domestic-bond-issuance-by-sazka-group
27-Sep Czech Republic Rowan Legal; Schoenherr Schoenherr Prague advised Spanish manufacturer Torrot Electric Europa, S.A. on the "delivery of technology solutions" for scooter sharing to Skoda Auto DigiLab s.r.o. Rowan Legal advised Skoda Auto DigiLab on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11633-schoenherr-advises-torrot-on-electric-scooters-delivery-to-skoda-auto-digilab
27-Sep Czech Republic Kocian Solc Balastik Kocian Solc Balastik advised PepsiCo CZ on the sale of its Toma bottled water business to Coca-Cola HBC Cesko a Slovensko. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11634-ksb-helps-pepsico-cz-sell-bottled-water-business-to-coca-cola-hbc-cesko-a-slovensko
27-Sep Czech Republic Kocian Solc Balastik Kocian Solc Balastik advised the Corinthia Palace Hotel Company Limited on the sale of its Panorama Hotel Prague and adjoining land and property to the Austrian developer S + B Gruppe. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11642-ksb-assists-on-sale-of-panorama-hotel-prague
1-Oct Czech Republic Kinstellar; Stibbe Kinstellar advised the Dutch NN Group on its acquistition of the Czech and Slovakian businesses of Aegon. Stibbe advised Aegon. N/A
1-Oct Czech Republic Dentons; Kinstellar Kinstellar advised a South Korean institutional investor managed by Roebuck Asset Management in relation to the acquisition of a 125,000 square meter purpose-built modern facility let to Amazon. Dentons advised the seller. N/A
7-Oct Czech Republic Clifford Chance; Eversheds Sutherland Clifford Chance advised investment group KKCG on the sale of its CK Fischer travel agency in the Czech Republic to German group REWE. Eversheds Sutherland advised the REWE Group on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11685-clifford-chance-and-eversheds-sutherland-advise-on-rewe-group-acquisition-of-czech-travel-agency
9-Oct Czech Republic Allen & Overy Allen & Overy advised sole lead manager J.P. Morgan on the approximately CZK 2 billion domestic subordinated Tier 2 capital bond issue by Moneta MonEY Bank. CZK 2 billion ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11691-allen-overy-advises-j-p-morgan-on-tier-2-capital-bonds-issue-by-moneta-bank
10-Oct Czech Republic Kinstellar; Svoboda & Kucera Kinstellar advised Ceskomoravska Nemovitostni a.s. on its acquisition of the Blox office building in Prague from the CFH Group. The seller was advised by Svoboda & Kucera. CZK 2 billion ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11711-kinstellar-and-svoboda-kucera-advise-on-cmn-s-acquisition-of-prague-office-building
10-Oct Czech Republic Kinstellar; White & Case Kinstellar advised Warburg-HIH Invest on its acquisition of the River Garden I office building in Prague from LaSalle Investment Management. White & Case advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11714-kinstellar-advises-warburg-hih-invest-on-acquisition-of-river-garden-i-office-building-in-prague
17-Oct Czech Republic Allen & Overy; Clifford Chance; CMS CMS Prague advised Advent International on its sale of TES Vsetin to ARX Equity Partners. Clifford Chance advised the buyers on the deal, and Allen & Overy advised Raiffeisenbank a.s. on the acquisition financing. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11777-cms-clifford-chance-and-a-o-advise-on-advent-s-sale-of-tes-vsetin-to-arx-equity-partners-and-underlying-financing
18-Oct Czech Republic JSK JSK advised the Catalyst Capital investment group on its acquisition of the Olympia shopping center in Olomouc, in the eastern part of the Czech Republic, from an unidentified seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11800-jsk-advises-catalyst-capital-on-acquisition-of-olympia-shopping-center-in-olomouc
22-Oct Czech Republic Weinhold Legal Weinhold Legal assisted Lagardere Travel Retail, a global operator of duty-free shops, on its successful bid to operate travel essentials shops at Prague's Vaclav Havel airport. EUR 6.23 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11833-weinhold-legal-assists-lagardere-travel-retail-on-travel-essentials-shops-concession-bid-at-prague-airport
25-Oct Czech Republic Allen & Overy; Pwc Legal Allen & Overy advised Ceska Sporitelna and Ceskoslovenska Obchodni Banka on their financing of Bike Fun International, a bike producer in the Czech Republic. PwC Legal advised Bike Fun on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11870-allen-overy-and-pwc-legal-advise-on-financing-of-bike-fun
25-Oct Czech Republic Clifford Chance; HVH Legal Clifford Chance advised HID Global, a subsidiary of Swedish engineering and technology company Assa Abloy, on the acquisition of LUX-IDent, a provider of radio frequency identification components based in the Czech Republic. HVH Legal advised LUX-IDent on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11873-clifford-chance-advises-assa-abloy-on-acquisition-of-lux-ident
28-Oct Czech Republic BPV Braun Partners BPV Braun Partners successfully represented the Czech Ministry of Finance in a dispute with the insolvency administrator of Viktoriagruppe. EUR 5 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11902-bpv-braun-partners-successful-for-the-czech-ministry-of-finance-in-bankruptcy-case-before-german-court
5-Nov Czech Republic CMS; Freshfields; White & Case; Wolf Theiss Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and CMS advised Advent International and its European medicines producer Zentiva on Zentiva's acquisition of the Central and Eastern European business of Alvogen. White & Case advised Alvogen. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11935-freshfields-cms-and-white-case-advise-on-zentiva-s-acquisition-of-alvogen-cee
8-Nov Czech Republic Allen & Overy Allen & Overy advised Ceska Sporitelna, UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, and Komercni Banka on the Czechoslovak Group's exchange offer, issuance of new bonds, and partial cash settlement. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11951-allen-overy-advises-banks-on-czechoslovak-group-bond-exchange-offer-and-issuance
15-Nov Czech Republic JSK; Kinstellar; White & Case Kinstellar advised Czech real estate fund Investika on its acquisition and refinancing of the Galerie Butovice shopping center in Prague from funds managed by Cromwell Property Group. White & Case advised the seller and JSK advised the bank. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11992-kinstellar-advises-investika-on-galerie-butovice-acquisition
19-Nov Czech Republic Allen & Overy; Dentons Dentons advised CPI Property Group on its issuance of green bonds. Allen & Overy advised joint lead managers Barclays, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Raiffeisen Bank, and Societe Generale. EUR 750 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/12012-dentons-advises-cpi-property-group-on-debut-green-bond-issuance
27-Nov Czech Republic White & Case White & Case advised PPF Arena 1 B.V. on a note issuance. EUR 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/12067-white-case-advises-ppf-arena-1-on-eur-500-million-debt-issuance
1-Dec Czech Republic Kinstellar; Wilsons Kinstellar advised Star Capital Investments on the sale of the Hana Olomouc retail centre to the Czech Real Estate Investment Fund. Wilsons advised the buyer. N/A
2-Dec Czech Republic BBH; Schoenherr; Latham & Watkins Schoenherr, together with Latham & Watkins, advised Facebook, Inc. and Facebook Technologies, LLC on the acquisition of Czech games studio Beat Games s.r.o., which develops and upgrades the Beat Saber virtual reality game. Beat Games was advised by BBH. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/12104-schoenherr-and-bbh-advise-on-facebook-acquisition-of-beat-games
6-Dec Czech Republic BPV Braun Partners BPV Braun Partners advised a fund managed by Aventicum Real Estate on renovations and the expansion of the Prague Marriott Hotel. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/12139-bpv-braun-partners-advises-aventicum-real-estate-on-renovation-and-expansion-of-prague-marriott
11-Dec Czech Republic CMS; Dentons CMS advised Karimpol on the sale of Greenline, a 15,500 square meter office building in Prague, to Wood & Company. Dentons advised the buyers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/12176-cms-prague-and-dentons-advise-on-sale-of-greenline-building-in-prague
13-Dec Czech Republic DLA Piper DLA Piper advised CarbonFree Chile SpA on the acquisition of a solar power plant in Chile (owned and operated by Parque Solar Los Paltos SpA) from Solek Chile Holding SpA, a subsidiary of a Czech solar power plant developer company. N/A
19-Dec Czech Republic Dentons Dentons advised joint lead managers Barclays, BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank, Citi, and HSBC on the issuance by CEZ, a.s., of EUR 750 million 0.875% bonds due 2026 and listed on the regulated market of Luxembourg Stock Exchange. EUR 750 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/12206-dentons-advises-joint-lead-managers-on-cez-bond-issuance
20-Dec Czech Republic Kocian Solc Balastik KSB advised Solitea Holding on the acquisition of a 100% share in Clever Decision, a business intelligence solution and data warehouse company operating on the Czech and Slovak markets. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/12202-ksb-advises-solitea-holding-on-acquisition-of-clever-decision
20-Dec Czech Republic BPV Braun Partners; Havel & Partners; Theodor Klan BPV Braun Partners advised Pojist'ovna Patricie on an intra-group sale of two properties from a real estate project in Prague, and on an extra-group sale of real estate in Ostrava and Usti Nad Labem to the Capexus group, which was advised by Havel & Partners and Czech solo practitioner Theodor Klan. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/12378-BPV-braun-partners-advises-pojistovna-patricie-on-real-estate-transfers
30-Dec Czech Republic PWC Legal PWC Legal advised the U City Group on internal restructuring, involving the incorporation of hotels previously purchased by Vienna House into its portfolio and the restructuring of the Vienna House Diplomat Prague hotel. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/12304-PWC-legal-advises-u-city-on-restructuring-of-vienna-house-diplomat-prague-hotel
30-Dec Czech Republic CMS; Kinstellar Kinstellar advised Star Capital Investments on the acquisition of Lighthouse Towers in Prague's Holesovice district from German real estate fund DEKA Immobilien. The sellers were advised by CMS. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/12345-kinstellar-and-CMS-advise-on-star-capital-s-acquisition-of-lighthouse-towers-in-prague
19-Nov Czech Republic; Estonia; Hungary; Latvia; Lithuania; Poland Cobalt; Kinstellar; Lakatos, Koves & Partners; Linklaters; Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak; Weil, Gotshal & Manges; White & Case Linklaters, Kinstellar, Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak, and Cobalt have advised Stada Arzneimittel on the acquisition of Walmark from Mid Europa Partners. White & Case, Weil, Gotshal & Manges, and Lakatos Koves & Partners advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/12016-kinstellar-sk-s-and-cobalt-advise-stada-arzneimittel-on-acquisition-of-walmark-from-mid-europa
31-Jan Czech Republic; Hungary BBH; Szecskay Attorneys at Law Szecskay Attorneys at Law advised SVUS Pharma A.S. on the re-naming of its Hungarian subsidiary and registration of a new shareholder following a demerger and amalgamation in the Czech Republic as a pre-condition to the sale of part of the SVUS/Farmax Business. BBH advised the sellers. N/A
2-May Czech Republic; Hungary CMS; Havel & Partners; Paul Hastings; Szecskay Attorneys at Law Szecskay Attorneys at Law helped satellite-tv broadcaster M7 Group obtain the approval of the Hungarian Competition Authority for its acquisition of satellite-tv broadcaster UPC DTH from Liberty Global. Havel & Partners notified the Czech Competition Authority of the transaction. On the deal itself, CMS advised Liberty Global on the deal and Paul Hastings negotiated the SPA for M7. N/A
7-Nov Czech Republic; Hungary DLA Piper DLA Piper Hungary advised Hungarian telecommunication company Antenna Hungaria on its acquisition of a 25% shareholding in Telenor Hungary from the Czech Republic's PPF Group. White & Case advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/11941-dla-piper-and-white-case-advise-on-antenna-hungaria-s-acquisition-of-stake-in-telenor-hungary
13-Feb Czech Republic; Hungary; Slovakia BBH; Kinstellar Kinstellar advised Neuraxpharm Group on its acquisition of Farmax from SVUS Pharma in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Hungary. BBH advised SVUS Pharma on the sale. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/10218-kinstellar-advises-neuraxpharm-on-european-expansion
11-Jul Czech Republic; North Macedonia; Romania Kinstellar Kinstellar advised British steel-maker Liberty Steel on Romanian and Czech law aspects of its acquisition of ArcelorMittal's European assets. EUR 740 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/11126-Kinstellar-advises-liberty-steel-on-acquisition-of-arcelormittal-s-european-assets
25-Feb Czech Republic; Poland Clifford Chance; Greenberg Traurig; Weil, Gotshal & Manges Clifford Chance Warsaw advised Czech Media Invest on the sale of Polish radio company Eurozet sp. z o.o. to Prague-based SFS Ventures s.r.o. and Polish media group Agora S.A. Weil, Gotshal, Manges advised SFS Ventures and Greenberg Traurig advised Agora S.A. on the acquisition. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/10293-clifford-chance-weil-and-greenberg-traurig-advise-on-cmi-sale-of-eurozet-group-to-sfs-ventures-and-agora
23-Aug Czech Republic; Poland Clifford Chance; Dentons; Latham & Watkins; McDermott Will & Emery McDermott Will & Emery advised German automotive supplier Borges on its restructuring. Latham & Watkins acts as coordinating counsel to the bank syndicate on the restructuring, with the Prague and Warsaw offices of Clifford Chance advising the syndicate and Dentons lawyers in Frankfurt and Berlin advising Bank Ceska Sporitelna. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/11438-mcdermott-will-emory-clifford-chance-latham-watkins-and-Dentons-advise-on-massive-borgers-restructuring
2-Sep Czech Republic; Poland King Wood & Mallesons; Kirkland & Ellis; Schoenherr Schoenherr, working with lead counsel Kirkland & Ellis, advised Apax Partners on its acquisition of a majority stake in the ADCO Group. The ADCO Group's shareholders were advised by King Wood & Mallesons on the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/11505-Schoenherr-and-kirkland-ellis-advise-apax-partners-on-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-adco-group
6-Sep Czech Republic; Poland; Hungary Allen & Overy; DLA Piper; Novalia; Oppenheim; PRK Partners DLA Piper Poland, Oppenheim, and PRK Partners advised Metro Properties on the sale and lease-back of 11 Cash & Carry stores in Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic to FLE GmbH, an Austrian subsidiary of French LFPI Group, investing on behalf of the AIF regulated fund. Allen & Overy, Novalia, and DLA Piper Hungary advised FLE on the transaction. EUR 250 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/11542-dla-piper-prk-partners-allen-overy-novalia-and-oppenheim-advise-on-metro-properties-sale-and-lease-back-of-portfolio-of-cash-carry-stores-to-fle-gmbh
17-Dec Czech Republic; Poland; Slovakia; Ukraine Eversheds Sutherland; Nobles Eversheds Sutherland advised Safestay PLC on the acquisition of a Czech company operating a hostel in Prague from Dreamgroup Management. Ukraine's Nobles advised Dreamgroup. N/A
18-Mar Czech Republic; Romania CMS; Evan Law Firm; Fine Law CMS advised Zentiva Group a.s. on its acquisition of Romanian pharmaceutical company Solacium and its subsidiary Be Well Pharma from Siyiara Enterprises - a holding entity of A&D Pharma / Dr. Max Group - and entrepreneur Tony Trasca. The Czech Republic's Evan Law Firm advised Siyiara and Romania's Fine Law advised Trasca on the sale. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/10443-cms-evan-law-firm-and-fine-law-advise-on-zentiva-acquisition-of-romanian-pharma-company
1-Jul Czech Republic; Romania Clifford Chance; Istocescu & Vintila; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss performed due diligence for Sompo International for its issuance of a warranty and indemnity insurance policy in connection with an agreement for the sale and purchase of a one-stop-shop travel agency from Touring Eurolines S.A. and Cosmin Marinof. Clifford Chance advised the buyers while Istocescu & Vintila advised the sellers. EUR 10 million
1-Feb Czech Republic; Romania Noerr; O'Melveny & Myers Noerr and O'Melveny & Myers advised Skyview Capital LLC on the acquisition of select customer care assets from Conduent Incorporated. N/A
1-Jan Czech Republic; Romania; Serbia Skils; Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii and the Czech Republic's Skils law firm advised CEZ, a.s. on its acquisition of High Tech Clima SRL in Romania and its Serbian branch, High-Tech Clima DOO. N/A
1-Apr Czech Republic; Romania; Slovakia Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft; Chassany Watrelot; Clint; DLA Piper; Kinstellar; Luther; Simmons & Simmons; WLP-Law Kinstellar advised Inteva Products on Romanian, Czech, and Slovak aspects of the sale of its roof business to CIE Automotive. Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft were lead counsel and DLA Piper, Simmons & Simmons, Luther, WLP-Law, Chassany Watrelot, and CLINT provided local assistance in other jurisdictions. N/A
6-Nov Czech Republic; Romania; Slovakia Allen & Overy; Bondoc si Asociatii; Covington & Burling; Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov; Sullivan & Cromwell; White & Case White & Case advised the PPF Group on its USD 2.1 billion acquisition of Central European Media Enterprises. Bondoc si Asociatii advised PPF on Romanian law matters. CME was advised by Covington & Burling and Sullivan & Cromwell. USD 2.1 billion ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/11938-white-case-bondoc-si-asociatii-and-covington-burling-advise-on-ppf-s-acquisition-of-cme
11-Jun Czech Republic; Serbia Clifford Chance; JPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic; Karanovic & Partners; Kocian Solc Balastik JPM, Clifford Chance, and Kocian Solc Balastik advised Pepsico and Karlovarske Mineralne Vody on the acquisition of Knjaz Milos, a producer of mineral water and soft drinks in the countries of former Yugoslavia, from Mid Europa Partners. Karanovic & Partners advised the sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/10924-jpm-ksb-karanovic-partners-and-clifford-chance-advise-on-pepsico-and-karlovarske-mineralni-vody-acquisition-of-knjaz-milos
21-Feb Czech Republic; Slovakia Weinhold Legal Weinhold Legal provided Czech and Slovak assistance to Henry Schein, a provider of health care solutions for office-based dental and medical professionals, in relation to the spin-off of the company's animal health business. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/10279-weinhold-legal-provides-czech-and-slovak-advice-on-spin-off-of-henry-schein-s-global-animal-health-business
30-May Czech Republic; Slovakia Gutt Olk Feldhaus; Luther; PRK Partners; Schoenherr PRK Partners advised the Remy Cointreau Group on the sale of its Czech and Slovak distribution companies to Germany's Mast-Jagermeister. Germany's Luther law firm provided advice on German elements of the deal, which closed in April 2019, while Germany's Gutt Olk Feldhaus and Schoenherr advised Mast-Jagermeister. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/10873-prk-partners-advises-remy-cointreau-group-on-sale-of-czech-and-slovak-distribution-companies-to-mast-jagermeister
2-Aug Czech Republic; Slovakia Majernik & Mihalikova; Taylor Wessing Majernik & Mihalikova assisted with an increase of registered capital and conversion of the loans provided by a new investor to LiveDispatcher s.r.o. As a condition to the transaction, Majernik & Mihalikova and Taylor Wessing completed the transfer of ownership interest in LiveDispatcher, which belonged to the liquidation balance of a Czech-based investo undergoing a winding-up procedure, to its parent company. N/A
19-Aug Czech Republic; Slovakia Dentons; Legate; MCL; Miks & Suk; Urban & Hejduk The MCL law firm advised private equity group MiddleCap Partners on its acquisition of Czech and Slovak optical component retailers Fokus Optic a.s. and Fokus Ocna Optika a.s., as well as on related acquisition financing from Slovenska Sporitelna. Urban & Hejduk assisted MiddleCap Partners on Czech elements of the deal, with Czech law firm Miks and Suk and Slovak law firm Legate advising the sellers. Dentons advised Slovenska Sporitelna. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/11314-mcl-urban-hejduk-legate-Dentons-advise-on-middlecap-partners-acquisition-of-czech-and-slovak-optical-centers
22-Nov Czech Republic; Slovakia Abraham & Partners; MCL MCL advised Air Ventures, a start-up investment fund, on the acquisition of a 15% stake in Czech mobile provider Cross Network Intelligence from two unnamed individuals. The sellers were advised by Abraham & Partners. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/12046-mcl-advises-air-ventures-on-acquisition-of-stake-in-cross-network-intelligence
18-Dec Czech Republic; Slovakia Garaj & Partners; Majernik & Mihalikova Majernik & Mihalikova represented the shareholders of Slovak windows and doors manufacturing company INCON spol. s r.o. on the sale of their majority business shares in the company to a Czech buyer, and on the transfer of real estate properties owned by a separate entity controlled by the shareholders. Garaj & Partners represented the buyer. N/A
10-Oct Czech Republic; Slovenia ODI Law; Schoenherr ODI Law in Slovenia and the LTA Legal Tax Audit in the Czech Republic advised the Czech Ministry of Finance and IMOB and PRISKO, the Ministry's two state-owned subsidiaries, on the sale of a majority stake in VIPAP VIDEM KRSKO, the largest paper mill in Slovenia, as well as on the sale of claims against it, to Czech-based RIDG Holding. RIDG was advised by Schoenherr. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/11717-ODI-LTA-and-schoenherr-advise-on-ridg-holding-s-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-slovenian-paper-mill
25-Nov Czech Republic; Slovenia ODI Law ODI advised the Czech Republic's Ministry of Finance and its state-owned IMOB and PRISKO subsidiaries on the sale of a majority stake in Vipap Videm Krsko, a large Slovenian paper mill and newsprint manufacturer, to Czech-based Ridg Holding. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/12058-odi-advises-czech-ministry-of-finance-on-sale-of-majority-stake-in-slovenian-paper-mill
2-Jan Estonia Ellex (Raidla); KPMG Legal Ellex Raidla has advised AS LHV Pank on the acquisition of the loan portfolio of Versobank AS, which is under liquidation, for approximately EUR 18.4 million. The transaction is expected to close in late January, 2019. EUR 18.4 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/9885-ellex-advises-lhv-pank-on-acquisition-of-versobank-loan-portfolio
9-Jan Estonia Ellex (Raidla); Pohla & Hallmagi Pohla & Hallmagi has advised Autospirit on its acquisition of shares in Ascar Auto AS, the Tallinn Opel & Peugeot dealership, from Amserv Grupp. Ellex Raidla advised the seller on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/9927-pohla-hallmagi-and-ellex-raidla-advise-on-autospirit-acquisition-of-ascar-auto
10-Jan Estonia Ellex (Raidla) Ellex Raidla has advised Inbank on the issuance of AT1 bonds through private placement in the amount of EUR 3.15 million. EUR 3.15 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/9946-ellex-advises-inbank-on-eur-3-15-million-at-1-bond-issue
11-Jan Estonia Sorainen Sorainen has advised Canadian Forest Products on its acquisition of Vida Packaging Eesti. The transaction is connected to Canfor's 70 percent acquisition of Swedish company VIDA Aktiebolag. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/9961-sorainen-advises-canfor-on-acquisition-of-vida-packaging-eesti
16-Jan Estonia Laus & Partners; Pohla & Hallmagi Pohla & Hallmagi advised Kunda Sadam AS on its acquistion of Palgaria Kraana OU. The sellers were advised by Laus & Partners. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/9995-pohla-hallmagi-advises-kunda-sadam-on-acquistion-of-palgaria-kraana
16-Jan Estonia Laus & Partners; Pohla & Hallmagi Pohla & Hallmagi advised Kunda Sadam AS on the acquistion of PK Terminal OU. The sellers were reportedly advised by Laus & Partners. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/9998-pohla-hallmagi-advises-kunda-sadam-on-acquistion-of-pk-terminal
18-Jan Estonia Ellex (Raidla); Primus Derling; Tark; Triniti Ellex Raidla advised Estonian pension fund manager LHV Varahaldus and LHV Bank on their equal subscription to and acquisition of EUR 10 million in secured notes issued by Transpordi Varahaldus, Estonia's state-owned holding company, to finance its purchase and leasing to Estonian airline Nordica of a Bombardier CRJ900 jet. Transpordi Varahaldus was advised by Triniti, Derling Primus acted as the security agent appointed by the finance parties, and Nordica was advised by the Tark law firm. EUR 10 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/10017-Ellex-derling-primus-and-triniti-advise-on-estonian-bond-issue-and-aircraft-acquisition
21-Jan Estonia Cobalt Cobalt advised Finnish private equity fund KJK on its acquisition of a 50% stake in Estonian Tahe Outdoors OU. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/10053-Cobalt-advises-kjk-on-acquisition-of-stake-in-tahe-outdoors-Ellex-raidla-advises-tahe-on-acquisition-of-bic-sport
21-Jan Estonia Ellex (Raidla) Ellex Raidla advised Tahe Outdoors on its acquisition of BIC Sport. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/10053-cobalt-advises-kjk-on-acquisition-of-stake-in-tahe-outdoors-ellex-raidla-advises-tahe-on-acquisition-of-bic-sport
22-Jan Estonia Cobalt Cobalt Estonia advised French real estate fund Corum Origin on its acquisition of an industrial building that is fully leased to Harmet OU for 15 years under a sale and leaseback transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/7988-Cobalt-advises-corum-origin-on-acquisition-of-production-facility-in-estonia
28-Jan Estonia Cobalt Cobalt advised the Jersey-based fund Scope Growth III L.P. on Estonian aspects of its acquisition of the lingerie brand Miss Mary of Sweden. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/10121-Cobalt-advises-scope-on-estonian-aspects-of-lingerie-brand-acquisition
11-Feb Estonia Nove Nove successfully represented Estonian bus transport service provider AS SEBE in a dispute regarding a public service contract worth more than 21 million euros. EUR 21 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/10200-nove-successful-for-sebe-as-in-public-procurement-dispute
13-Feb Estonia Cobalt Cobalt advised the EIB on a EUR 12 million quasi-equity loan it provided to Estonian company Elcogen. EUR 12 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/10219-Cobalt-advises-eib-on-eur-12-miillion-loan-to-elcogen
22-Feb Estonia Triniti Triniti advised the owners of OU Utilitas on the acquisition of an 85% shareholding of the company by investment fund EDIF II. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/10284-triniti-advises-owners-of-utilitas-on-sale-of-majority-stake-to-edif-ii
28-Feb Estonia Sorainen Sorainen and Gunderson Dettmer in Los Angeles advised Brainbase on a successfully completed USD 1 million seed round. The round was led by Tera Ventures, with participation from Sterling Road and several angel investors, including Severin Hacker, Andrew Rabin, and Hamid Barkhordar. USD 1 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/10340-sorainen-advises-brainbase-on-usd-1-million-seed-round
1-Mar Estonia Njord; Sorainen Njord advised Peaksjah OU on its investment into MILREM AS, a defence company specializing in lifecycle management services for armored and combat vehicles. Sorainen advised MILREM. N/A
14-Mar Estonia Ellex (Raidla) Ellex Raidla advised Magnetic MRO, a global provider of technical care for aircraft operators and lessors, on a bond issue worth a total of EUR 8 million. EUR 8 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/10433-ellex-raidla-advises-magnetic-mro-on-bonds-issuance
29-Mar Estonia Cobalt Cobalt advised Nextclinics International GmbH on the acquisition of a 100% stake in reproductive medical services provider F-Est OU, the owner of Fertility Clinic Nordic. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/10530-cobalt-advises-nextclinics-on-f-est-acquisition
1-Apr Estonia Dirkzwager; Lextal; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised TBD-Biodiscovery and its sole shareholder on the acquisition by SEAL Investments B.V. of 30% of the TBD-Biodiscovery shares. Lextal and Dirkzwager advised the investor. EUR 4.5 million
1-Apr Estonia K&L Gates; Morgan Lewis; Sorainen; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Ares Management, a global alternative asset manager, on Estonian law matters for a USD 120 million financing agreement with Teligent, Inc., a U.S. Nasdaq-listed specialty generic pharmaceutical company active in the United States, Canada, and Estonia. Morgan Lewis was the lender's lead counsel. the borrower was assisted by K&L Gates and Sorainen. EUR 120 million
2-Apr Estonia Sorainen Sorainen advised FinEst Bay Area Development on the creation of a memorandum of understanding for EUR 15 billion in financing with China's Touchstone Capital Partners for an undersea train tunnel linking Helsinki with Tallinn. EUR 15 billion ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/10540-sorainen-advises-on-helsinki-tallinn-tunnel-investment
24-Apr Estonia Sorainen; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Royal Vopak N.V and Global Ports Investments PLC on the sale of the shares of Vopak E.O.S., an independent oil terminal operator in the Baltics, to Abu Dhabi-based Liwathon. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/10635-tgs-baltic-advises-on-sale-of-shares-of-vopak-e-o-s-to-liwathon
25-Apr Estonia Cobalt Cobalt advised the BaltCap Growth Fund on its acquisition of a minority stake in Viru Haigla AS, which will use the investment to expand its Pihlakodu chain of elderly care homes. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/10644-cobalt-advises-baltcap-growth-fund-on-investment-in-pihlakodu-chain
25-Apr Estonia Sorainen Sorainen helped Holm Bank become the first credit institution in Estonia to obtain a credit institution license from the European Central Bank under the new European Union Single Supervision Mechanism framework. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/10649-sorainen-helps-holm-bank-obtain-credit-institution-license
1-May Estonia Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman; Njord; Norton Rose Fulbright Njord represented client SharkRF OU, an Estonian start-up with a product with registered trademarks for the EU and US, on the successful settlement of a claim brought by Swedish Sandvik to all rights to trademarks with the name SHARK. Sandvik was represented by Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman on the US trademark while Norton Rose Fulbright represented the Swedish company on the EU trademark. N/A
1-May Estonia Njord; Objartel & Partners Njord successfully represented Parnu Instituut, a spatial planning services provider, as the claimant in a dispute with Luunja municipality to whom it had rendered planning services. The dispute concerned the payment obligations under the contract after the latter had been prematurely terminated. Both the first instance court and the appeal court decided in Parnu Instituut's favour. Objartel & Partners represented the defendant. N/A
1-May Estonia TGS Baltic TGS Baltic assisted Finora Capital with a private placement bond issue. EUR 15 million
2-May Estonia Ellex (Raidla) __Ellex Raidla advised the European Investment Bank on the signing of a EUR 20 million framework loan agreement with the Estonian City of Tartu that will support the city's development plan and investments in education. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/10689-ellex-raidla-advises-eib-on-framework-loan-to-municipality-of-tartu
3-May Estonia Ellex (Raidla) Ellex Raidla advised AbeStock AS, a wholesale company that is part of the ABC Group, on the acquisition of AS Sales-Star. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/10705-ellex-raidla-advises-abc-group-on-acquisition-of-sales-star-wholesale-company
3-May Estonia TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Chaga, an Estonian producer of organic food supplements, on its investment round on Funderbeam, a funding and trading platform which enables small investors to buy and sell equity stakes in private companies. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/10708-tgs-baltic-advises-chaga-on-investment-round-on-funderbeam-platform
15-May Estonia Cobalt Cobalt is advising AS Ragn-Sells on its agreement with Eesti Energia to research the possibility of recycling and increasing the value of oil shale ash. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/10761-cobalt-advises-ragn-sells-on-osa-agreement-with-eesti-energia
17-May Estonia Cobalt Cobalt advised Tallinna Linnatranspordi AS, a public transportation company owned by the City of Tallinn, on the addition of bus routes. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/10773-Cobalt-advises-tallinna-linnatranspordi-on-launch-of-new-bus-routes
21-May Estonia Cobalt Cobalt analyzed the compliance of activities of AS Eesti Teed with the rules on state aid in Estonia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/10785-Cobalt-analyzes-compliance-of-eesti-teed-activities-with-estonian-state-aid-rules
21-May Estonia Cobalt Cobalt advised Estonia's Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications on drafting a model energy performance contract for the public sector in compliance with the EU Energy Efficiency Directive. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/10788-Cobalt-helps-estonian-ministry-of-economic-affairs-and-communications-draft-model-energy-contract
21-May Estonia Leadell (Pilv) Leadell successfully represented a former employee of Estonia's Labor Inspectorate in a dispute concerning the legality of release from service. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/10790-leadell-successful-for-former-employee-in-unlawful-termination-claim-against-estonian-labor-inspectorate
21-May Estonia Cobalt Cobalt Estonia compiled instructional materials for KredEx regarding the general principles of public procurement. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/10792-Cobalt-compiles-instructional-materials-in-estonia-on-public-procurement-general-principles
27-May Estonia Core Legal; Pohla & Hallmagi; PwC Legal Pohla & Hallmagi successfully represented IDEMIA France SAS in a dispute with Gemalto in relation to the decision of the Estonian Police and Border Guard Board to award the contract for producing Estonian ID-cards to it. PwC Legal advised Gemalto and the Police and Border Guard Board was represented by Core Legal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/10817-pohla-hallmagi-successful-for-idemia-france-in-dispute-with-gemalto
29-May Estonia Ellex (Raidla) Ellex Raidla advised LHV Group AS regarding the public offering of additional subordinated bonds. EUR 15 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/10859-ellex-raidla-advises-lhv-group-on-public-offering
29-May Estonia Sorainen Sorainen Estonia advised Artist Media on the sale of 90% of its shares to All Media Eesti, the parent company of Estonia's TV3's TV channel. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/10866-sorainen-advises-artist-media-on-90-share-sale-to-all-media-eesti
30-May Estonia Sorainen Sorainen assisted Milrem AS obtain equity investments from multiple investors. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/10875-sorainen-helps-milrem-secure-equity-investments
3-Jun Estonia Nove Nove successfully represented firearms manufacturer Lewis Machine & Tool Company in a dispute regarding the public procurement of 5.56mm and 7.62mm automatic rifles for the Estonian Defense Forces. EUR 75 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/10889-nove-successful-for-lewis-machine-tool-company-in-public-procurement-dispute
3-Jun Estonia Applex Asianajotoimisto; Krogerus; Njord Njord advised the AQ Group AB on Estonian law related to its agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of LTI Holding Oy and its Finnish subsidiary Trafotek Oy,i ts Estonia subsidiary Trafotek AS, its Chinese subsidiary Trafotek Suzhou Co., Ltd., and its Brazilian subsidiary Trafotek Power Eletronicos e Transformadores, from Intera Partners Oy. Applex Asianajotoimisto and Krogerus advised on Finish law on the buy and sell side, respectively. EUR 28 million
6-Jun Estonia TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Contrarian Ventures as the lead investor on the investment of EUR 300,000 to Hepta Airborne OU, a start-up providing automatic defect analysis for power lines. EUR 300,000
7-Jun Estonia Leadell (Pilv) Leadell successfully represented construction company OU Monoliit and Monolit board member Jaak Reinmets in a criminal proceeding involving accusations of benefit fraud. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/10916-leadell-successfully-defends-monolit-in-benefit-fraud-criminal-proceeding
7-Jun Estonia Fort Legal Fort advised LHV Pank on the acquisition of a Danske Bank unit consisting of a loan portfolio of Estonian private clients. EUR 470 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/10919-fort-advises-lhv-on-acquisition-of-danske-bank-loan-portfolio
11-Jun Estonia Nove Nove successfully represented Europark Estonia before the Estonian Supreme Court in a dispute involving whether the parking manager's leaving a contractual penalty notice under a client's windshield wiper constituted a reasonable way of delivery. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/10928-nove-successful-for-parking-manager-in-estonian-supreme-court
17-Jun Estonia Cobalt Cobalt advised Karma Ventures as a lead arranger on its USD 3.65 million investment in Infermedica, a provider of artificial intelligence technology solutions for healthcare companies. USD 3.65 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/10968-Cobalt-advises-karma-ventures-on-investment-in-infermedica
21-Jun Estonia TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised KAFO Eesti, a vendor of both coffee and coffee dispensing machines, on joining the Eugesta Group, a Lithuanian wholesale provider. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/10999-tgs-baltic-advises-kafo-eesti-on-joining-eugesta-group
24-Jun Estonia Ellex (Raidla) Ellex Raidla advised Magnetic MRO AS on an agreement with Shenzhen Yongtai Trading Co., Limited and Sapphire Investment Holding Limited to raise additional capital. EUR 8.95 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11004-Ellex-advises-magnetic-mro-on-issue-of-new-shares
24-Jun Estonia Ellex (Raidla); Hannes Snellman; Sorainen Ellex Raidla and Hannes Snellman advised Fazer Group on its EUR 475 million divestment of Fazer Food Services to Compass Group PLC. Sorainen advised the Compass Group. EUR 475 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11006-Ellex-Raidla-and-hannes-snellman-advise-fazer-group-on-divestment-of-fazer-food-services
24-Jun Estonia Sorainen Sorainen successfully represented the Polybius Foundation in a dispute with a participant in Polybius's initial coin offering, who was attempting to force a reversal of his token purchase. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11008-Sorainen-successful-for-polybius-foundation-in-dispute-on-initial-coin-offering-dispute
24-Jun Estonia Sorainen Sorainen Estonia advised Intrum on the purchase of Danske Bank's Estonian portfolio of overdue loans. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11013-Sorainen-advises-intrum-on-acquistion-of-danske-bank-s-overdue-loans
24-Jun Estonia Ellex (Raidla) Ellex Raidla helped the Estonian Ministry of Finance draft the documents for Estonia's short-term treasury bill program. EUR 200 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11014-Ellex-advises-estonian-ministry-of-finance-on-short-term-t-bill-program
27-Jun Estonia Squire Patton Boggs Squire Patton Boggs successfully defended the Republic of Estonia against a USD 100 million investment treaty claim brought under the Netherlands-Estonia Bilateral Investment Treaty by Estonian water provider AS Tallinna Vesi and its Dutch shareholder United Utilities B.V. USD 100 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11043-squire-patton-boggs-successful-for-republic-of-estonia-in-usd-100-million-investment-dispute
28-Jun Estonia Nove Nove successfully represented PKM Grupp OU in a road construction dispute before the Estonian Supreme Court. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11054-nove-successful-for-pkm-grupp-in-estonian-supreme-court
1-Jul Estonia Nove Nove successfully represented AS MV Kaubad in a dispute before the Estonian Supreme Court. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11057-nove-successful-for-as-mv-kaubad-in-estonia-s-supreme-court
2-Jul Estonia Ellex (Raidla) Ellex Raidla advised Estonian telecommunications company Levikom regarding its bond issue. EUR 5 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11069-Ellex-Raidla-advises-levikom-on-bond-emission
5-Jul Estonia Pohla & Hallmagi Pohla & Hallmagi advised Norwegian Karmsund Group on its acquisition of an office and warehouse block near the Tallinn Airport from developer Waiper Invest OU. EUR 7 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11098-pohla-hallmagi-advises-karmsund-group-on-acquisition-of-property-near-tallinn-airport
16-Jul Estonia Ellex (Raidla); PwC Legal Ellex Raidla advised ISS on the sale of its Eesti AS subsidiary to private investors Triinu Reinold, Ulo Kallas, Roberto de Silvestri, and Elio Cravero. PwC Legal advised the buyers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11155-Ellex-advises-iss-on-sale-of-eesti-as-to-private-investors
17-Jul Estonia Nove; PwC Legal Nove advised Futurma OU on its sale of 100% shareholding in Mercurio OU to OneMed OU. PwC Legal advised OneMed on the acquisition. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11164-nove-and-pwc-advise-on-sale-of-mercurio-to-onemed
23-Jul Estonia Tark; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised venture capital firm Creandum on its investment in Tallinn-based startup Klaus. The Tark law firm advised Klaus. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11207-tgs-baltic-and-tark-advise-on-investment-in-estonian-customer-support-platform
24-Jul Estonia BAHR; Cobalt; G&D Advokatbyra; Hannes Snellman The Tallinn office of Cobalt advised Norwegian home textiles chain Kid ASA on its acquisition of Hemtex AB from ICA Gruppen AB. The ICA Group was advised by G&D Advokatbyra. Hannes Snellman served as local counsel to Kid ASA in Sweden and Finland, and the BAHR law firm advised Kid ASA on aspects of Norwegian law. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11212-Cobalt-advises-kid-asa-on-acquisition-of-hemtex
25-Jul Estonia Cobalt; Eversheds Sutherland Cobalt advised Karma Ventures on a series A round investment in Estonia's Xolo. Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co advised Xolo on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11221-Cobalt-and-eversheds-sutherland-advise-on-karma-ventures-investment-in-xolo
30-Jul Estonia Sorainen Sorainen Estonia advised BoostMe, a manufacturer of superfood blends, on its successful generation of approximately EUR 220,000 through the Funderbeam crowdfunding platform. EUR 220,000 ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11278-Sorainen-advises-boostme-on-raising-funds-on-funderbeam
31-Jul Estonia RASK RASK provided pro bono advice to the Estonian National Culture Foundation, helping it resolve issues concerning the will and testamentary estate of Tiiu Alliste, important to the launch of the new Harmatali scholarship fund dedicated to the support of Estonian children's literature. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11295-rask-provides-pro-bono-assistance-to-estonian-children-s-literature-foundation
1-Aug Estonia Nove Nove advised Danpower Eesti AS on its take-over of the production, distribution, and sale of heating in the Puiga village of Voru county in Southern Estonia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11309-nove-advises-danpower-eesti-on-takeover-of-production-distribution-and-sales-of-heating-in-puiga
6-Aug Estonia Derling Primus Derling Primus advised Nortal on its EUR 50 million bond issue. EUR 50 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11345-derling-primus-advises-nortal-on-eur-50-million-bond-issue
12-Aug Estonia Laus & Partners; Pohla & Hallmagi Pohla & Hallmagi advised the Baltic Maritime Logistics Group on its acquisition of Stivis OU, a company operating in the Port of Muuga in Tallinn, Estonia. The sellers were represented by Laus & Partners. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11353-pohla-hallmagi-advises-baltic-maritime-logistics-group-on-acquisition-of-stivis
15-Aug Estonia Eversheds Sutherland Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co advised Lindstrom Oy on its acquisition of an unidentified textile service and laundry group in Estonia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11375-eversheds-sutherland-ots-co-advises-lindstrom-oy-on-acquisition-of-estonian-textile-service-and-laundry-group
22-Aug Estonia Eversheds Sutherland Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co advised the Apollo Group on its acquisition of the Piano Group OU, which owns Vapiano restaurants in the Baltics and Finland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11407-eversheds-sutherland-ots-co-advises-apollo-group-on-acquisition-of-vapiano-restaurants-in-the-baltics
22-Aug Estonia Sorainen Sorainen advised Lowell on the divestment of its Estonian subsidiary, Lowell Estonia, to Estonian-based debt collection agency Julianus Inkasso. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11425-Sorainen-advises-lowell-on-divestment-of-estonian-business-unit-to-julianus-inkasso
23-Aug Estonia Ellex (Raidla) Estonia's Coop Pank has selected Ellex Raidla to assist with it preparations for its upcoming IPO. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11430-coop-pank-selects-ellex-raidla-for-upcoming-ipo
27-Aug Estonia Cobalt; Ellex (Raidla); Simpson Thacher & Bartlett Ellex Raidla advised BaltCap Private Equity Fund II on its sale of Estonia's auto24 automotive classifieds portal to Baltic Classifieds Group. Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and Cobalt advised the Baltic Classifieds Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11455-ellex-raidla-advises-baltcap-on-sale-of-auto24-classifieds-site
25-Sep Estonia Cobalt Cobalt helped inHouse Pay AS obtain an e-money institution license from the Estonian Financial Supervision Authority to issue electronic money and provide various payment services. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11613-cobalt-helps-inhouse-pay-as-obtain-e-monEY-institution-license
30-Sep Estonia Aavik & Partnerid; Ellex (Raidla) Ellex Raidla advised OiLTAnking GmbH on its sale of the OiLTAnking Tallinn terminal to Aqua Marina AS, the holding company of the Olerex Group. Aavik & Partnerid advised Olerex on the acquisition. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11649-Ellex-Raidla-advises-oiLTAnking-on-sale-of-tallinn-terminal-to-olerex
1-Oct Estonia Pohla & Hallmagi Pohla & Hallmagi successfully represented Scania Eesti AS in a dispute against Tallinna Linnatranspordi AS, the Tallinn city transportation company. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11656-pohla-hallmagi-successful-for-scania-eesti-in-procurement-dispute-against-tallinn-city-transportation
1-Oct Estonia Fort Legal Fort advised the private shareholders of Digital Future on the sale of the group to Estonia-based investment company UP Invest. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11661-Fort-advises-on-sale-of-estonian-outdoor-media-group-to-up-invest
11-Oct Estonia Sorainen Sorainen successfully represented Krassik OU and other fuel trading sector companies from the Daxin Group in legal proceedings before the Supreme Court of Estonia related to a purported abuse of position by Krassik's previous management board. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11729-Sorainen-represents-daxin-group-companies-before-the-supreme-court-of-estonia
11-Oct Estonia Ellex (Raidla) Ellex Raidla advised 3i Infrastructure plc on its EUR 220 million acquisition of Ionisos from Ardian Expansion. EUR 220 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11731-Ellex-Raidla-advises-3i-infrastructure-on-acquisition-of-ionisos
11-Oct Estonia Njord Njord assisted Cavotec Finland Oy with its successful participation in the public procurement process related to the provision of vacuum mooring equipment for Old City Harbour Tallinn. N/A
15-Oct Estonia Ellex (Raidla) Ellex Raidla advised the Estonian Lottery on its agreement with the Quality Group Lottery Solutions GmbH for system upgrades. EUR 1.92 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11748-Ellex-Raidla-advises-estonian-lottery-on-system-upgrade
21-Oct Estonia Derling Primus Derling Primus advised the shareholders of Estonia's Linnamae Lihatoostus wild game meat producer on the sale of shares in the company to UP Invest. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11823-derling-primus-advises-linnamae-lihatoostus-on-sale-of-shares-to-up-invest
21-Oct Estonia Nove Nove successfully represented AS SEBE bus and transportation company in a public procurement dispute. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11824-nove-successful-in-estonian-public-procurement-dispute
24-Oct Estonia Ellex (Raidla); Hannes Snellman; Magnusson Ellex Raidla and Hannes Snellman advised Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. on its USD 31.8 million acquisition of Pro Farm Technologies Oy. The Magnusson Law Firm advised the sellers on the deal. USD 31.8 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11847-ellex-raidla-hannes-snellman-and-magnusson-advise-on-marrone-bio-innovations-acquisition-of-pro-farm-technologies
24-Oct Estonia Sorainen Sorainen advised Livonia Partners and its portfolio company Thermory AS on the acquisition of a majority stake in Siparila Oy, a Finnish wood-processing company specializing in exterior and interior panels and cladding. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11853-sorainen-advises-livonia-partners-on-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-siparila-oy
24-Oct Estonia Ellex (Raidla) Ellex Raidla helped international transport and logistics company Operail open a subsidiary in Finland and invest EUR 50 million to begin freight transport on Finnish railways. EUR 50 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11858-ellex-raidla-helps-operail-enter-finnish-market
25-Oct Estonia Ellex (Raidla) Ellex Raidla advised Enefit Green and Nordic Environment Finance Corporation on the sale of their shareholdings in Vinni and Oisu biogas combined head and power plants to Infortar. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11878-ellex-raidla-advises-enefit-green-and-nefco-on-sale-of-shares-in-4e-biofond
25-Oct Estonia Hansen Law; Sorainen Sorainen, working with Sweden's Hansen Law, has advised Xllnc Nordic on the acquisition of Estonia's Replace OU. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11883-sorainen-advises-sweden-s-xllnc-nordic-on-acquisition-of-estonia-s-replace
28-Oct Estonia Cobalt; Linklaters Cobalt and Linklaters advised the Zeppelin Group on its acquisition of Tallinn's Baltic Marine Contractors from the Pon Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11889-cobalt-and-linklaters-advise-zeppelin-on-acquisition-of-baltic-marine-contractors
28-Oct Estonia Ellex (Raidla); Eversheds Sutherland Ellex Raidla advised Arealis on the sale of the Microsoft Office Building in Tallinn to LHV Pension Funds and Lumi Capital. Eversheds Sutherland advised Lumi Capital on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11892-ellex-raidla-advises-arealis-on-sale-of-microsoft-office-building-to-lhv-pension-funds-and-lumi-capital
30-Oct Estonia Ellex (Klavins) Ellex Klavins advised Air Total International on the sale and transfer of its shares in SIA Gulfstream Oil. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11917-ellex-klavins-advises-air-total-international-on-sale-of-stake-in-gulfstream-oil
7-Nov Estonia Sorainen Sorainen advised Baltic private equity investment fund Livonia Partners on its acquisition of Klaasimeister, an Estonia-based glass processing company. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/11944-sorainen-advises-livonia-partners-on-acquisition-of-estonian-glass-processing-company
13-Nov Estonia Njord; Rask Njord successfully represented Alandia KV and its board member in two cases that reached the Supreme Court brought by Toomas Saarma, the bankruptcy trustee of AS Suda Maja . The bankruptcy administrator of Suda Maja was represented by Rask. EUR 216,800
28-Nov Estonia Dittmar & Indrenius; Ellex (Raidla); Lukander Ruohola; TGS Baltic Ellex Raidla advised Auto-Bon Oy on the acquisition of Veho's Estonian subsidiary, Veho Eesti AS. Veho was advised by TGS Baltic. Dittmar & Indrenius was the lead counsel of Veho Oy Ab while Lukander Ruohola HTO was the lead counsel of Auto-Bon Oy. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/12086-ellex-raidla-and-tgs-baltic-advise-on-auto-bon-oy-s-acquisition-of-veho-eesti
10-Dec Estonia Tark; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Tallinna Linnatranspordi AS in the public procurement process for the delivery of 100 natural gas buses. Tark advised successful bidder Solaris Bus & Coach. EUR 27 million
13-Dec Estonia Ellex (Raidla); Eversheds Sutherland Ellex Raidla has advised IM Arvutid AS on its sale to UP Invest OU, an investment company controlled by Margus Linnamae. Eversheds Sutherland advised the buyers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/12193-ellex-raidla-and-eversheds-sutherland-advise-on-im-arvutid-s-sale-to-up-invest-ou
17-Dec Estonia Cobalt Cobalt advised Karma Ventures on its follow-on investment in career app MeetFrank. Eversheds Sutherland advised MeetFrank. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/12240-cobalt-advises-karma-ventures-on-follow-on-investment-in-meetfrank
18-Dec Estonia Cobalt Cobalt advised Salv, an anti_money laundering startup founded by ex-TransferWise employees, on its successful raising of USD 2 million in seed funding. USD 2 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/12221-cobalt-advises-salv-on-generation-of-seed-funding
18-Dec Estonia Cobalt Cobalt advised Danske Bank on the sale of its main building in Tallinn to KEK Arendus OU, a company controlled by local entrepreneur Neinar Seli. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/12228-cobalt-advises-danske-bank-on-sale-of-building-in-tallinn
20-Dec Estonia Nove Estonia's Nove law firm successfully represented Tallinn Notary Triin Silda in a dispute involving the scope of notary duties, in which the Estonian Supreme Court clarified when a notary may refuse to perform a notarial act. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/12198-nove-successful-for-tallinn-notary-triin-silda-in-dispute-involving-scope-of-notary-duties-in-estonia
24-Dec Estonia Cobalt Cobalt successfully represented jewelry artist Keiu Kulles in a copyright infringement dispute with AS Saaremaa Piimatoostus and advertising agency La Ecwador. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/12383-cobalt-successful-for-jewelry-artist-keiu-kulles
12-Feb Estonia; Latvia Hasto & Co; TGS Baltic; Wesslau Soderqvist Advokatbyra TGS Baltic advised Sweden's LMT Group AB on the acquisition of PLM Group companies in Latvia, Estonia, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Iceland. The LMT Group was also advised by Sweden's Wesslau Soderqvist Advokatbyra and Finland's Hasto & Co. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/10208-tgs-baltic-advises-lmt-group-on-acquisition-of-plm-group-companies-in-latvia-and-estonia
9-May Estonia; Latvia Cobalt; Krogerus; Ellex (Raidla); Ellex (Valiunas); Setterwalls Cobalt advised the shareholders of the TMB Group on the sale of its Finnish and Latvian operations to the Consolis Group, a European supplier of precast concrete solutions, acting through is Finnish entity, Parma Oy. Ellex Raidla, acting with Finland's Krogerus and Sweden's Setterwalls, advised the buyers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/10744-cobalt-and-ellex-advise-on-consolis-acquisition-of-tmb-group-s-latvian-and-finnish-operations
26-Jun Estonia; Latvia TGS Baltic TGS Baltic's Latvian and Estonian teams helped Cryptofex, a fintech specialized in cryptocurrency exchange and customer wallet services, obtain a license from the Estonian Financial Intelligence Unit. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/11029-tgs-baltic-advises-cryptofex-on-licensing-and-investor-attraction-process
11-Jan Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania Hogan Lovells; Sorainen A joint team from Sorainen and Hogan Lovells is advising RB Rail on drafting the underlying international treaties, infrastructure management agreements, and revisions to national laws that are needed for management of the Rail Baltica cross-border railway infrastructure. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/9965-sorainen-and-hogan-lovells-work-on-rail-baltica-project-of-the-century
12-Feb Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania Glimstedt Glimstedt advised international advisory real estate company Newsec on its investment in Lithuanian crowdfunding real estate platform Rontgen. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/10185-Cobalt-advises-vink-nordic-holding-on-acquisition-of-proplastik
5-Apr Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania Cobalt; Ellex (Raidla); Quorum Cobalt advised BaltCap on the sale of its 95% stake in Baltic-based Fitek Holding to the UnifiedPost Group, which was advised by Belgian law firm Quorum and Ellex Raidla. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/10563-cobalt-and-ellex-advise-on-baltcap-sale-of-fitek
27-Sep Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen advised Autolux on the takeover of operations and exclusive administration of the Hertz franchise in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/11641-Sorainen-advieses-autolux-on-takeover-of-hertz-operations-in-baltics
27-Sep Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania Sorainen; TGS Baltic TGS assisted APR-RENT with the conclusion of a sub-franchise agreement with Autolux for operating car lease business under the Hetrz franchise. Sorainen advised Autolux. N/A
18-Oct Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania Merkants; Pohla & Hallmagi; Proventus Law; TGS Baltic Pohla & Hallmagi, Merkants, and Proventus Law advised the shareholders of Nortire OU on the sale of the company to Global Rubber Industries Ltd. TGS Baltic advised GRI on the acquisition. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/11813-pohla-hallmagi-advises-on-gri-s-acquisition-of-nortire
30-Oct Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania PwC Legal PwC Legal advised Baltic cinema operator Forum Cinemas OU on its cross-border merger with SIA Forum Cinemas and UAB Forum Cinemas, Finnkino OY's companies in Latvia and Lithuania, . N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/11914-pwc-legal-advises-forum-cinemas-on-merger-with-finnkino-in-latvia-and-lithuania
17-Dec Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania Castren & Snellman; Cobalt; Dittmar; Ellex (Klavins); Ellex (Raidla); Ellex (Valiunas); Sorainen; TGS Baltic Finland's Castren & Snellman and Sorainen advised the OP Corporate Bank on its provision of financing to Finland's Veho Group for Veho's acquisition of Silberauto. Finland's Dittmar Law Firm and Ellex's three offices in the Baltic advised Veho on the financing, as they had on the acquisition itself. EUR 218,4 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/12242-sorainen-and-ellex-advise-on-financing-of-veho-s-acquisition-of-silberauto
18-Dec Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania Magnusson; Sorainen; TGS Baltic; White & Case Magnusson and TGS Baltic advised the Avia Solutions Group on a USD 300 million unsecured bond issue. Joint lead managers JP Morgan and BNP Paribas were advised by White & Case and Sorainen. USD 300 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/12223-magnusson-and-TGS-baltic-advised-avia-solutions-group-on-usd-300-million-unsecured-bond-issue
8-Feb Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Cobalt; TGS Baltic Cobalt advised London-based Vink Group, Europe's largest semi-finished plastics distributor, on its acquisition of Baltic companies OU Proplastik, SIA Proplastik, and UAB Proplastik. TGS Baltic advised the Proplastik shareholders on the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/10214-Glimstedt-advises-newsec-on-investment-in-rontgen
1-Aug Estonia; Latvia; Turkey TGS Baltic TGS Baltic represented FZE Procyone in the high profile merger proceedings with regard to acquiring SIA Smart Aviation Holdings, the sole shareholder of SIA SmartLynx Airlines. N/A
22-Jan Estonia; Lithuania Glimstedt Glimstedt advised APL Restaurants, a member of Estonia's Apollo Group, on its acquisition of Ozo Boulingas from the Akropolis Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/10077-Glimstedt-advises-apollo-group-on-acquisition-of-ozo-boulingas
1-Apr Estonia; Lithuania Njord; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Contrarian Ventures on its investment into Estonian start-up Hepta Airborne. Njord advised UAB Contrarian Ventures I in relation to conducting Hepta Group Airborne OU legal due diligence EUR 0.65 million
1-Jun Estonia; Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Estonia's Enefit Green AS and its subsidiaries in Lithuania, which operated the UAB Naujoji Energija, UAB Sudenu Vejo Elektra, UAB Silales Vejo Elektra, and UAB Iverneta wind energy projects, which were merged into UAB Silutes Vejo Projektai (after reorganization - Enefit Wind, UAB). N/A
1-Jul Estonia; Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic helped register Estonian short-term real estate crowdfunding platform EstateGuru in the Public List of Crowdfunding Platform Operators maintained by the Bank of Lithuania. N/A
26-Sep Estonia; Lithuania Cobalt; Ellex (Raidla); Ellex (Valiunas) Cobalt advised Silberauto on the sale of its enterprises in Estonia and Lithuania to Scandinavian vehicle dealer Veho. Ellex advised Veho on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/11622-cobalt-and-Ellex-advise-on-sale-of-silberauto-business-sale-to-veho
4-Nov Estonia; Lithuania Cobalt; Sorainen Sorainen advised Nordea Bank and DNB on financing they provided to the Luminor Group to develop Luminor's lending activities and group liquidity buffers and to refinance existing debt. Cobalt advised Luminor on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/11926-sorainen-and-cobalt-advise-on-financing-for-luminor-group
25-Mar Estonia; Poland Avance Attorneys; Manheimer Swartling Mannheimer Swartling and Avance Attorneys advised the Finnish investment company CapMan on divestment of Maintpartner's operations in Finland, Estonia, and Poland to the maintenance and facility management company Caverion. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/10506-mannheimer-swartling-advises-capman-on-divestment-in-finland-estonia-and-poland
24-Jun Estonia; Poland Clifford Chance; Dentons; Ellex (Raidla) Ellex Raidla and Clifford Chance advised Enefit Green, a subsidiary of Eesti Energia, on its acquisition of 20 solar park projects in Poland from GEO Group's subsidiaries. Dentons' advised the GEO Group on the deal. EUR 17.3 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/11009-Ellex-clifford-chance-and-Dentons-advise-on-enefit-green-acquisition-of-solar-parks-in-poland
18-Nov Estonia; Russia Njord; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised the shareholders of Tallinn-based Eesti Digiraamatute Keskus on the sale of a majority shareholding to Russia publisher OOO Litres. Njord advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/12004-tgs-baltic-advises-on-sale-of-majority-shareholding-in-eesti-digiraamatute-keskus
2-Jan Greece Allen & Overy; Shearman & Sterling Sherman & Sterling has advised Titan Cement on its offering of EUR 250 million guaranteed notes, as well as its cash tender offer for its outstanding guaranteed notes, as well as in connection with the re-opening of a Reg S offering of fixed rate, guaranteed, high yield, non-U.S. dollar-denominated, senior notes. Allen & Overy was counsel to lead underwriter HSBC. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/9874-shearman-sterling-and-allen-overy-advise-on-titan-cement-note-offering
21-Jan Greece Kyriakides Georgopoulos; Watson Farley & Williams Watson Farley & Williams advised the National Bank of Greece on a ten year non-recourse acquisition financing of EUR 357 million to a consortium of Snam, Enagas, and Fluxys to fund approximately 65% of the consideration for the consortium's acquisition of a 66% stake in Hellenic Gas Transmission System Operator S.A. Kyriakides Georgopoulos advised the consortium. EUR 357 million ceelegalmatters.com/greece/10044-wfw-advises-nbg-on-loan-for-defsa-privatisation
30-Jan Greece Ashurst; Bernitsas; Koutalidis; White & Case White & Case and Greece's Koutalidas law firm advised Alpha Bank A.E. on its sale of a mixed pool of non-performing loans to Greek SMEs to a consortium of funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management and the IFC, as well as its sale, together with Alpha Bank's wholly-owned group company Alpha Leasing S.A., of repossessed real estate assets in Greece. Ashurst and Bernitsas advised the buyers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/10132-white-case-ashurst-koutalidis-and-bernitsas-advise-on-sale-of-npls-and-real-estate-assets-to-alpha-bank
1-Feb Greece Drakopoulos Drakopoulos helped the Noxell Corporation, the proprietor of the Max Factor trademark, secure a customs seizure of counterfeits in Thessaloniki. N/A
1-Feb Greece Drakopoulos Drakopoulos helped Estee Lauder, the proprietor of the MAC trademark, secure a customs seizure of counterfeits in Thessaloniki. N/A
7-Feb Greece Drakopoulos Drakopoulos is representing Hellenic Shipyards in ICC arbitration proceedings against the Hellenic Republic. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/10182-drakopoulos-represents-hellenic-shipyards-in-icc-arbitration-proceedings
20-Feb Greece Drakopoulos Drakopoulos advised Asics on a parallel import case related to the import of genuine Asics products from Turkey into the EU. N/A
11-Mar Greece Kyriakides Georgopoulos The Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm advised a consortium consisting of Snam, Enagas, and Fluxys on a >10-year non-recourse acquisition financing corresponding to approximately 65% of the enterprise value to fund the acquisition, through Senfluga Energy Infrastructure Holdings, of a 66% stake of the Hellenic Gas Transmission System Operator S.A. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/10406-kg-law-advises-snam-enagas-and-fluxys-on-acquisition-financing-for-66-stake-of-hellenic-gas-transmission-system-operator
19-Mar Greece KLC Greece's KLC Law Firm successfully represented France's Vinci Construction Grands Projets SAS before the Hellenic Competition Commission. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/10459-klc-law-firm-successful-for-vinci-before-hellenic-competition-commission
3-Apr Greece Karatzas & Partners Karatzas & Partners acted as Greek legal advisers on the successful completion of TAP's EUR 3.9 billion project financing. EUR 3.9 billion ceelegalmatters.com/greece/10548-karatzas-partners-provides-greek-advice-on-tap-project-financing
3-Jun Greece Papapolitis & Papapolitis; Reed Smith Reed Smith advised the EBRD on a EUR 55 million loan to Invel Real Estate to support its purchase of a 32.7% stake in Pangea from the National Bank of Greece. Papapolitis & Papapolitis advised Invel. EUR 55 million ceelegalmatters.com/greece/10892-reed-smith-and-papapolitis-papapolitis-advise-on-ebrd-loan-to-invel-for-acquisition-of-pangea
10-Jun Greece Alexiou Kosmopoulos Law Firm; Drakopoulos; Lambadarios Law Firm; Zepos & Yannopoulos Drakopoulos advised Brook Lane Special Situations Fund on its EUR 95.3 million acquisition of 100% of the share capital of a company owning a real estate portfolio consisting of five prime income office real estate assets from Alpha Bank. Zepos & Yannopoulos advised Brook Lane Special Situations Fund on the financial documentation. The Lambadarios Law Firm advised Alpha bank. The Alexiou Kosmopoulos Law Firm advised Eurobank - the financing bank. EUR 95.3 million
17-Jun Greece Karatzas & Partners; Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & Mccloy; White & Case White & Case advised Intrum AB on the EUR 328 million acquisition and hive-down of the Recovery Banking Unit of Piraeus Bank. Karatzas & Partners and Milbank advised Piraeus Bank. EUR 328 million ceelegalmatters.com/greece/10970-bpv-grigorescu-stefanica-advises-on-set-up-of-smart-tv-2
10-Jul Greece Bernitsas; Clifford Chance; Papadimitriou - Pimblis & Partners Clifford Chance and Bernitsas advised MediaMarktSaturn on the restructuring of its Greek operations and the establishment of a joint venture with the Olympia Group to cover the Greek and Cypriot markets. Papadimitriou - Pimblis & Partners advised Olympia on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/11130-clifford-chance-advises-mediamarktsaturn-on-restructuring-of-greek-operations
11-Jul Greece Lambadarios Law Firm; Watson Farley & Williams; White & Case White & Case advised the National Bank of Greece on the financing of Elsewedy Electric's acquisition of a portfolio of five windfarms and two hydroelectric plants in Greece from the RF Energy Feidakis Group. The Lambadarios Law Firm advised Elsewedy both on the financing and on the underlying acquisition, and Watson, Farley & Williams advised the RF Energy Feidakis Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/11135-white-case-and-lambadarios-law-firm-advise-on-financing-for-elsewedy-electric-s-acquisition-of-greek-windfarms
31-Jul Greece Bernitsas; Zepos & Yannopoulos Zepos & Yannopoulos advised Eurobank Ergasias S.A., on its agreement with Celidoria for the sale of 95% of the mezzanine and junior notes issued by Pillar. Bernitsas Law advised Celidoria on the deal. EUR 2 billion ceelegalmatters.com/greece/11286-zepos-yannopoulos-and-bernitsas-advise-on-eurobank-sale-of-non-performing-residential-mortgage-securitization
1-Aug Greece Norton Rose Fulbright Norton Rose Fulbright advised Alpha Bank, Eurobank Ergasias, and National Bank of Greece on the approximately EUR 117 million non-recourse refinancing of the Agios Georgios wind farm on the islet of Agios Georgios in the Athens metropolitan area. EUR 117 million ceelegalmatters.com/greece/11307-norton-rose-fulbright-advises-on-refinancing-of-largest-greek-wind-farm
1-Aug Greece Drakopoulos; Papapolitis & Papapolitis Drakopoulos advised Victini Logistics Park S.A. on the sale of its participation and interests in the ownership and management of a logistics warehouse in Aspropyrgos Attica to a Luxembourgish real estate fund. Papapolitis & Papapolitis advised the buyer. EUR 1.5 million
14-Aug Greece Papapolitis & Papapolitis Papapolitis & Papapolitis advised the Soho House hotel chain on its acquisition of the Scorpios Beach Club and San Giorgio Hotel on Mykonos. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/11360-papapolitis-papapolitis-advises-soho-house-on-acquisition-of-club-and-hotel-in-mykonos
15-Aug Greece Papapolitis & Papapolitis Papapolitis & Papapolitis advised London & Regional Properties on its acquisition of the Titania Hotel in Athens. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/11374-papapolitis-papapolitis-advises-london-regional-properties-on-acquisition-of-titania-hotel-in-athens
15-Aug Greece Zepos & Yannopoulos Zepos & Yannopoulos advised Orkla Food Ingredients AS on its takeover bid of all shares of Athens Exchange-listed Stelios Kanakis S.A. EUR 32.7 million ceelegalmatters.com/greece/11383-zeya-advises-orkla-food-ingredients-on-voluntary-takeover-bid-for-stelios-kanakis-shares
16-Aug Greece Zepos & Yannopoulos Zepos & Yannopoulos is advising a consortium of funds advised by affiliates of Centerbridge Partners and Elliott Advisors on their acquisition of a secured NPL portfolio of approximately 12,800 secured non-performing small business lending and SME loans with an outstanding principal amount of approximately EUR 0.9 billion from NBG SA. EUR 0.9 billion ceelegalmatters.com/greece/11387-zepos-yannopoulos-advises-consortium-of-funds-on-npl-portfolio-acquisition
16-Aug Greece Papapolitis & Papapolitis _Papapolitis & Papapolitis advised lead underwriters Eurobank S.A. and Piraeus Bank S.A. on the EUR 175 million Attica Holdings bond issuance. EUR 175 million ceelegalmatters.com/greece/11395-papapolitis-papapolitis-advises-underwriters-on-attica-holdings-bond-issuance
22-Aug Greece Karatzas & Partners; Zepos & Yannopoulos Zepos & Yannopoulos advised CarVal Investors in its acquisition of an unsecured non-performing portfolio of credit cards, consumer loans, small business loans, and small & medium enterprises loans with a total principal amount of almost EUR 1.2 billion from the National Bank of Greece. NBG was advised by Karatzas & Partners. EUR 1.2 billion ceelegalmatters.com/greece/11424-zeya-and-karatzas-partners-advise-on-carval-investors-acquisition-of-npl-portfolio-from-nbg
25-Sep Greece Bahr; Wikborg Rein; Zepos & Yannopoulos Zepos & Yannopoulos advised both the buyer and the seller on Greek aspects of the acquisition by MacGregor, a subsidiary of Cargotec Oyj, of the marine and offshore businesses of TTS Group ASA. Norway's Wikborg Rein law firm advised TTS Group ASA and Norway's Bahr law firm advised Cargotec's MacGregor. EUR 87 million ceelegalmatters.com/greece/11615-zepos-yannopoulos-advises-on-macgregor-s-acquisition-of-tts-group
17-Oct Greece KLC KLC was appointed as external legal counsel to the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund in relation to recent corporate governance reforms adopted by an unidentified Greek systemic bank. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/11783-klc-advises-hellenic-financial-stability-fund-on-greek-bank-s-corporate-governance-reforms
17-Oct Greece KLC KLC acted as external legal counsel to the European Investment Bank on its set-up of the Infrastructure Fund of Funds, designed to finance projects in the areas of energy efficiency, renewable energy, and sustainable urban infrastructure with funds up to a total amount of EUR 450 million. EUR 450 million ceelegalmatters.com/greece/11792-klc-advises-european-investment-bank-on-set-up-of-infrastructure-fund-of-funds
18-Oct Greece Anagnostopoulos The IAG law firm in Greece successfully represented the Board of Alpha Bank before the Athens Court of Appeals in a dispute involving charges of breach of trust in relation to multi-million loans granted to a well-known publishing company. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/11809-iag-successfully-defends-board-of-alpha-bank-before-athens-court
24-Oct Greece Ballas, Pelecanos & Associates; Lambadarios Law Firm Ballas, Pelecanos & Associates and the Lambadarios Law Firm helped Leidos Inc triumph in arbitration with the Hellenic Republic, bringing a decade-long dispute involving the C4I Olympic Security System for the 2004 Athens Olympic Games to a close. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/11844-ballas-pelecanos-associates-and-lambadarios-successful-for-leidos-in-arbitration-against-hellenic-republic-regarding-security-system-for-2004-athens-olympics
24-Oct Greece Kyriakides Georgopoulos The Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm advised EIB, Alpha Bank, and the National Bank of Greece on what the firm is describing as "the first-ever secondary PPP Deal in Greece." N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/11860-kyriakides-georgopoulos-advises-on-first-ever-secondary-ppp-in-greece
25-Oct Greece Kelemenis & Co; Zepos & Yannopoulos Zepos & Yannopoulos advised DECA Investments AIFM, the investment manager of Luxembourg's Diorama fund, on the acquisition of a minority stake in an unidentified generics pharmaceutical development group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/11877-zeya-advises-deca-investments-on-acquisition-of-minority-stake-in-generics-pharma-development-group
4-Nov Greece Koutalidis The Koutalidis law firm advised a consortium of banks led by Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan on a EUR 525 million high-yield bond issue by WIND Hellas group and on the signing of a new EUR 75 million revolving credit facility. EUR 525 million ceelegalmatters.com/greece/11933-koutalidis-advises-banks-on-wind-hellas-bond-issue
5-Nov Greece Koutalidis The Koutalidis law firm advised a consortium of banks led by Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse on a EUR 500 million fixed-rate unsecured bond issue and tender for notes purchase by Hellenic Petroleum. The bonds are listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. EUR 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/greece/11937-koutalidis-advises-banks-on-hellenic-petroleum-bond-issue
12-Nov Greece Machas & Partners Machas & Partners advised Greece's EUROXX Securities S.A. on the delisting of its shares from the Alternative Market and its listing on the Main Market of the ATHEX Stock Exchange. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/11964-machas-partners-advises-euroxx-securities-on-athex-listing
13-Nov Greece Zepos & Yannopoulos Zepos & Yannopoulos is advising Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment, a US gaming industry group, on its participation in an international tender for the concession of a casino operating license in the Hellinikon - Ag. Kosmas Metropolitan Pole, which was launched in February 2019 by the Hellenic Gaming Commission. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/11971-zepos-yannopoulos-advising-mohegan-gaming-and-entertainment-on-tender-for-casino-concession
18-Nov Greece Freshfields; Kyriakides Georgopoulos Kyriakides Georgopoulos and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer advised the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund on a long-term strategic partnership between Piraeus Bank and Intrum and the establishment of a credit management servicer in Greece. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/12007-kyriakides-georgopoulos-advises-hellenic-financial-stability-fund-on-piraeus-bank-intrum-partnership
19-Nov Greece Koutalidis Koutalidis advised the Southbridge Europe Mezzanine investment fund and other unidentified sellers on the sale of the Arivia group to Upfield. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/12014-koutalidis-advises-sellers-on-sale-of-arivia-group-to-upfield
19-Nov Greece KLC The KLC Law Firm advised Forum S.A., a Greek company specialized in the field of trade show organizations and trade magazine publications, on its acquisition of an 80% stake in the NuernbergMesse Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/12017-klc-advises-forum-on-acquisition-of-stake-in-nuernbergmesse-group
27-Dec Greece Alexiou Kosmopoulos Law Firm; Drakopoulos; Korina Fassouli Grafanaki & Associates Law Firm Drakopoulos advised Brook Lane Special Situations Fund on the acquisition and financing of 100% of the share capital of Ippon Real Estate S.A., a company owning a building located on Kifisias Avenue that is leased out to PWC Business Solutions SA. The Korina Fassouli Grafanaki & Associates Law Firm advised the seller. The Alexiou Kosmopoulos Law Firm advised Eurobank - the financing bank. EUR 17.3 million
1-Apr Greece; Romania Drakopoulos Drakopoulos advised Bluebigbox 3, a company wholly owned by AIM-listed Secure Property Development & Investment, on the termination of a services agreement with EMEU Property Services. N/A
1-Jan Hungary Danubia; Szecskay Attorneys at Law Szecskay Attorneys at Law successfully defended Richter Gedeon Nyrt. against Pfizer's claim for patent infringement related to the marketing of a pharmaceutical product containing sildenafil (generic Viagra). Danubia represented Pfizer N/A
9-Jan Hungary Cerha Hempel; Jalsovszky Cerha Hempel advised Vienna-based real estate investor CA Immo on the sale of the special purpose vehicle that owns the Duna Center shopping mall in Gyor, Hungary, to Indotek. The Jalsovszky Law Firm advised the buyers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/9939-chsh-and-jalsovszky-advise-on-sale-of-duna-center-shopping-center-in-gyor
9-Jan Hungary Ban, S. Szabo & Partners; Jalsovszky Jalsovszky advised Agocs es Fiai Kft., founder of Porfestek Kft., on the sale of Porfestek's line of business relating to the distribution of powder-paint products to St Powder Coatings. The St Powder group, through a holding company, also acquired the 8,688 square meter property of Agocs es Fiai. Ban, S. Szabo & Partners advised the buyers. N/A
10-Jan Hungary Taylor Wessing Taylor Wessing Budapest, working with lawyers from America's Nixon Peabody law firm, helped persuade the United States Supreme Court to uphold a lower court's ruling that US courts lack jurisdiction over the Hungarian State in a lawsuit involving the attempted restitution of artworks that once belonged to the Herzog Collection. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/9956-taylor-wessing-budapest-successful-for-hungarian-state-in-us-supreme-court
15-Jan Hungary CMS; DLA Piper; Noerr Noerr advised K&H Bank on the financing of the Wing Groups' acquisition of the "Siemens Offices" real estate complex in Budapest from Siemens. CMS advised Siemens on the acquisition itself, and DLA Piper advised Wing. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/9986-noerr-advises-k-h-bank-on-financing-for-acquisition-of-and-CMS-advises-siemens-on-sale-of-real-estate-complex-in-budapest
25-Jan Hungary Deloitte Legal; Pontes Deloitte Legal advised K&H Bank on long-term non-recourse project financing provided to Photon Energy Group for Photon Energy's 11.5 MWp proprietary PV power plant portfolio in Hungary. Pontes Budapest advised Photo Energy on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/10105-deloitte-legal-and-pontes-budapest-advise-on-k-h-bank-loan-to-photon-energy-group
25-Jan Hungary Noerr Noerr Budapest advised Hiventures on its investment in Oriana International, a Hungarian company providing low-code platform development and partnering in domestic and international sales. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/10107-noerr-advises-hiventures-on-investment-in-oriana-international
25-Jan Hungary Noerr Noerr advised the EIB on financing provided to the Hungarian automotive technology company Almotive. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/10111-noerr-advises-eib-on-financing-for-hungary-s-almotive
28-Jan Hungary Simmons & Simmons; Szecskay Attorneys at Law Szecskay Attorneys at Law secured a EUR 73 million victory at an ICSID tribunal on behalf of French food services company Sodexo Pass International in an arbitration against Hungary. Simmons & Simmons acted as French counsel to Sodexo. EUR 73 million
30-Jan Hungary Kapolyi Law Firm The Kapolyi Law Firm assisted the CyBERG Corp. the owner of Budapest's Kajahu "social digital' restaurant chain, with its initial placement of shares on the Budapest Stock Exchange's BSE Xtend mid-market and their introduction to trading. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/10134-kapolyi-assists-cyberg-with-admission-to-trading-of-shares-on-bse-xtend-market
30-Jan Hungary Deloitte Legal Deloitte Legal helped Germany's ABO Wind AG launch a 5.2 MW solar power plant to the south of Debrecen in Hungary. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/10139-deloitte-legal-helps-abo-wind-with-second-hungarian-investment
4-Feb Hungary Noerr; Wolf Theiss Noerr advised AEW Europe on the acquisition financing of the Luxus Aruhaz retail unit at Vorosmarty square in the heart of Budapest. The transaction was financed by UniCredit Bank AG Vienna, which was represented by Wolf Theiss. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/10149-noerr-and-wolf-theiss-advise-on-acquisition-financing-for-luxus-aruhaz-in-budapest
14-Feb Hungary Kapolyi Law Firm Kapolyi advised AutoWallis Plc., a new company of the Wallis Group specializing on automotive investments, on its February 7, 2019 IPO and listing on the Budapest Stock Exchange. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/10233-kapolyi-advises-on-autowallis-ipo-and-listing-on-budapest-stock-exchange
15-Feb Hungary CMS; Freshfields; Noerr; Szecskay Attorneys at Law Noerr and lead counsel CMS Germany advised ElringKlinger on Hungarian aspects of the EUR 350 million group level financing obtained from a consortium of banks led by Commerzbank AG, Deutsche Bank AG, and Landesbank Baden-Wurttemberg. Freshfields Germany and Szecskay Attorneys at Law advised the lenders. EUR 350 million
20-Feb Hungary Noerr Noerr's Budapest office advised ErlingKlinger AG, a Frankfurt stock exchange listed innovative car part manufacturer, on its financing by a syndicate consisting of Commerzbank, Landesbank Baden-Wurttemberg, Deutsche Bank, DZ Bank, HSBC, and Banque Europeenne du Credit Mutuel. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/10262-noerr-advises-erlingklinger-on-financing-from-banking-syndicate
25-Feb Hungary DLA Piper DLA Piper advised Hanon Systems Hungary Kft. on the built-to-suit lease of a logistic property to be developed in Hungary. N/A
28-Feb Hungary Act Legal (Ban & Karika) Ban & Karika Attorneys at Law, the Hungarian member of the Act Legal alliance, has been selected to provide and coordinate legal assistance to Air France-KLM in 11 countries. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/10346-act-legal-ban-karika-selected-to-lead-regional-legal-assistance-for-air-france-klm
28-Feb Hungary DLA Piper; Tenk Law Firm DLA Piper advised McDonald's Restaurant Operations, Inc. on the sale of its operations in Hungary. The Tenk Law Firm advised the buyer. N/A
4-Mar Hungary CMS; Oppenheim Oppenheim advised investment firm AEW on its acquisition of two mixed-use buildings on Budapest's historic Andrassy avenue from an undisclosed seller. CMS advised the seller on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/10353-oppenheim-and-cms-advise-on-aew-s-andrassy-acquisition
5-Mar Hungary KPMG Legal; Oppenheim Oppenheim advised the Beghelli Group on the sale of Klotild Palace, an English neo-baroque building in Budapest's 5th district currently housing the Buddha-Bar Hotel Budapest, to ABA Gate Hungary Kft., a company owned by private investors from Qatar. KPMG Legal advised the buyer. EUR 48 million ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/10365-oppenheim-and-kpmg-legal-advise-on-sale-of-budapest-s-klotild-palace
26-Mar Hungary Allen & Overy; Dentons; DLA Piper Dentons' Budapest office advised Hungarian online consumer electronics retailer Extreme Digital and its shareholders in connection with Extreme Digital's merger with eMAG Hungary -- a member of South Africa's Naspers Group. Allen & Overy and DLA Piper advised eMAG on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/10514-dentons-advises-on-merger-of-two-largest-on-line-retailers-in-hungary
26-Mar Hungary Bird & Bird; Oppenheim Oppenheim advised Immofinanz on its sale of the Arpad Center office building in Budapest to asset and property management company ConvergenCE. Bird & Bird advised ConvergenCE on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/10517-oppenheim-and-bird-bird-advise-on-sale-of-arpad-center-in-budapest
29-Mar Hungary Baker McKenzie Baker McKenzie advised MET Renewables AG on the establishment of a joint venture with Gazprom Neft-owned NIS, after helping MET acquire a 50% share in a Serbian wind farm project from an unidentified third party. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/10529-baker-mckenzie-advises-met-group-on-jv-with-nis-to-build-102-mw-wind-park-in-serbia
1-Apr Hungary Szecskay Attorneys at Law Szecskay Attorneys at Law helped Invitel gain the approval of the Hungarian Competition Authority for its acquisition of a business division of Penta Kft. N/A
30-Apr Hungary Lakatos, Koves & Partners; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom Lakatos, Koves & Partners, together with Skadden Arps, advised US-based international HR consultant Spencer Stuart on its acquisition of the Hungarian assets of a consulting business from AON Hewitt. N/A
6-May Hungary Sarhegyi & Partners Sarhegyi & Partners advised the Ministry of Innovation of Technology of Hungary on the EUR 30 million acquisition of 20% of Hungarian steel products manufacturer Ozdi Steelworks Ltd, a subsidiary of German steel products manufacturer Max Aicher GmbH & Co. KG. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/10714-sarhegyi-partners-advises-hungarian-ministry-of-innovation-of-technology-on-acquisition-of-stake-in-ozdi-steelworks
6-May Hungary Sarhegyi & Partners Sarhegyi & Partners advised GrECo Direct Holding AG on its acquisition of Hungarian insurance broker portal Biztositas.hu from Netrisk.hu, MCI Private Ventures Fund, and AMC Capital IV Net. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/10716-sarhegyi-partners-advises-greco-direct-holding-on-acquisition-of-online-insurance-portal
6-May Hungary Sarhegyi & Partners Sarhegyi & Partners advised the Hungarian Export-Import Bank on the issue of a second tranche of a EUR 40 million domestic bond program arranged by ERSTE Investments Hungary. EUR 40 million ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/10719-sarhegyi-partners-advises-hungarian-export-import-bank-on-domestic-bond-program
17-May Hungary Act Legal (Ban & Karika) Ban and Karika Attorneys at Law in cooperation with Act Legal advised the Share Now car-sharing service on its entrance into Budapest. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/10775-act-legal-advises-share-now-on-entrance-into-hungarian-market
17-May Hungary DLA Piper; Morgan Lewis DLA Piper advised Paradox Pictures LLC and Hungary's SB Films Kft on the production of the theatrical motion picture "Terminator". Morgan Lewis Bockius was the US advisor to Paradox Pictures. N/A
3-Jun Hungary Kinstellar; Szecsenyi & Partners Szecsenyi and Partners advised Wing Holding Zrt. on the purchase of the Liget Center office building in Budapest from the M7 Central European Real Estate Fund I, managed by M7 Real Estate. Kinstellar advised the seller on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/10887-szecsenyi-and-partners-and-kinstellar-advise-on-wing-acquisition-of-liget-center
7-Jun Hungary Schoenherr Schoenherr conducted due diligence for Russmedia International AG, a Liechtenstein-based company that invests in digital marketplaces and aggregators as well as SaaS solutions, on Dating Central Europe Zrt, a Hungary-based operator of online dating websites, which Russmedia acquired from Gran Private Equity Zrt. N/A
21-Jun Hungary Lakatos, Koves & Partners Lakatos Koves & Partners advised Hungarian Real Estate Financing Zrt., a member of the Indotek Group, on its acquisition in a public state tender of a portfolio of claims against 11 credit institutions from the National Deposit Insurance Fund. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/10996-lkt-advises-indotek-group-on-npl-portfolio-acquisition-from-national-deposit-insurance-fund
25-Jun Hungary HBK Partners HBK Partners advised MKB Bank on the listing of its shares on the Budapest Stock Exchange. HUF 100 billion ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/11020-hbk-partners-advises-mkb-bank-on-ipo
14-Aug Hungary Schmidt Law Office The Schmidt Law Office successfully represented the interests of Hungary's Tibor Trans Ltd. before the European Court of Justice in its demand for damages resulting from a purported cartel of six truck manufacturers that operated to fix prices of medium and heavy trucks. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/11367-schmidt-law-office-obtains-preliminary-ruling-against-truck-cartel-in-european-court-of-justice
30-Aug Hungary DLA Piper; Sheridans; TBC DLA Piper advised Samsung Catalyst Fund on its USD 11 million investment in Hungarian startup Commsignia. Sheridans advised on UK matters and TBC advised on US matters. USD 11 million
2-Sep Hungary Csetneki; Noerr Noerr advised Hungarian-based online travel portal Szallas.hu on its take-over of the MaiUtazas Group travel portal in a combined share and asset deal transaction. The acquisitions were financed with Szallas.hu's internal resources, as well as capital from the equity funds of Szallas.hu's owner, OTP Bank. The Csetneki Law Firm advised MaiUtazas Group on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/11507-noerr-advises-szallas-hu-on-acquisition-of-maiutazas-group
5-Sep Hungary Bird & Bird; Oppenheim Oppenheim advised Immofinanz on the sale of the Central Business Center office building in Budapest's 2nd district to ConvergenCE. Bird & Bird advised ConvergenCE. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/11396-oppenheim-advises-immfinanz-on-sale-of-budapest-central-business-center-to-convergence
9-Sep Hungary Baker McKenzie; CMS; DLA Piper CMS advised GTC Hungary on the sale of the White House office building in Budapest to Warburg-HIH Invest Real Estate. Warburg-HIH was advised by Baker McKenzie, and DLA Piper advised the financing banks. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/11556-CMS-and-dla-piper-advise-on-sale-of-white-house-office-building-in-budapest
13-Sep Hungary Baker McKenzie; Kinstellar Baker McKenzie Budapest advised Hungarian entrepreneur Stefan Fritsch on his sale of 61% of the 11 Entertainment Group to the Genesis Private Equity Fund III, a private equity fund advised by Genesis Capital. Kinstellar advised Genesis Capital on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/11577-baker-mckenzie-and-kinstellar-advise-on-genesis-capital-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-11-entertainment-group
17-Sep Hungary CMS; HBK Partners CMS Hungary advised Balbec Capital and Momentum Credit Zrt, a Hungarian joint venture owned by Balbec Capital and the APS Group, on the purchase of MKB Bank Nyrt's non-performing retail mortgage loan portfolio. MKB Bank was advised by HBK Partners on the transaction. EUR 75 million ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/11588-CMS-hungary-and-HBK-partners-advise-on-npl-portfolio-transfer
18-Sep Hungary CMS; Jalsovszky The Jalsovszky law firm advised Hungarian-based integrated business management and administration software distributor Libra Szoftver Zrt. on its take-over of VT-Soft Kft. from Unit4 Software NV. CMS Budapest advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/11591-jalsovszky-and-CMS-advise-on-libra-szoftver-acquisition-of-vt-soft
20-Sep Hungary BLS; CMS CMS Hungary advised OTP Bank Plc. in its capacity as arranger of Pannonia Bio's issuance of the first Hungarian forint bond in line with the Bond Funding for Growth Scheme announced by the Central Bank of Hungary. BLS represented Pannonia Bio. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/11547-CMS-advises-on-first-bond-issue-under-hungary-s-bond-funding-for-growth-scheme
26-Sep Hungary CMS CMS Budapest advised the Bank of China on raising the credit line of Hungary's MVM power company from EUR 250 million to EUR 350 million and extending it by two years, until 2026. from EUR 250 million to EUR 350 million ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/11619-CMS-advises-bank-of-china-on-raising-mvm-s-credit-line
26-Sep Hungary EY Law; Jalsovszky EY Law advised Austria's List Group on the sale of the Deli Point Office Building in the 12th District of Budapest to Central European Ingatlanalap, a legal entity belonging to the Idotek-Group. The Jalsovszky Law Firm advised the buyers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/11629-EY-law-firm-advises-list-group-on-sale-of-deli-point-office-building-in-budapest
30-Sep Hungary DRD Ugyvedi Tarsulas; Lakatos, Koves & Partners Lakatos Koves & Partners advised Munich-based GLL, part of the Macquarie Group, on the sale of the Roosevelt Office Center on Szechenyi Square in Budapest to the OTP Real Estate Fund. The buyers were advised by DRD Ugyvedi Tarsulas. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/11644-Lakatos,KovesandPartners-and-DRD-advise-on-sale-of-budapest-s-roosevelt-office-center
8-Oct Hungary DLA Piper DLA Piper assisted Kodak Ltd. with its participation in a public procurement procedure launched by the Hungarian Film Fund. N/A
28-Oct Hungary Jalsovszky; Peremiczki And Turi Peremiczki & Turi advised LV Invest Befekteto and Terracotta on the sale of Terracotta Kfr and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Terra-Tozeg Kft, to a group of unidentified private investors. The buyers were advised by Jaslovszky. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/11890-peremiczki-turi-and-jalsovszky-advise-on-invest-befekteto-s-sale-of-terracotta-and-terra-tozeg
9-Nov Hungary Herbert Smith Freehills; White & Case White & Case advised Hungarian energy firm MOL on its USD 1.57 billion acquisition of Chevron's stake in an oilfield in Azerbaijan. Herbert Smith Freehills advised Chevron on the deal. USD 1.57 billion ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/11953-white-case-advises-mol-on-acquisition-of-chevron-stake-in-azeri-oilfield
11-Nov Hungary DLA Piper DLA Piper advised Opus Global Nyrt. on the listing of its newly issued shares on the Budapest Stock Exchange. N/A
19-Nov Hungary DLA Piper; Dr. Zsolt Szita; Lanchidi & Partners DLA Piper advised Vanessa Research and its Hungarian subsidiary on a change of ownership and company structure. The sell-side of the transaction was advised by Zsolt Szita and Lanchidi & Partners. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/11874-dla-piper-advises-vanessa-research-on-change-of-ownership-and-company-structure
22-Nov Hungary Kinstellar; Lakatos, Koves & Partners Lakatos, Koves & Partners advised the Indotek Group on its acquisition of Hungary's Miskolc Plaza, Duna Plaza, Gyor Plaza, and Corvin Plaza shopping centers from Klepierre. Kinstellar advised the sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/12042-lkt-and-kinstellar-advise-on-indotek-group-acquisition-of-hungarian-shopping-malls
6-Dec Hungary Allen & Overy; Hengeler Mueller; Lakatos, Koves & Partners In the context of E.ON's purchase of Innogy SE from RWE, Lakatos Koves & Partners, together with Hengeler Mueller, advised Innogy SE in relation to the indirect and direct acquisition by E.ON of the Hungarian electricity service providers Elmu & Emasz Nyrt. The mandatory takeover offer completed on 6 December 2019. Allen & Overy advised E.ON N/A
19-Dec Hungary Jalsovszky; Noerr Jalsovszky advised the Infogroup Group on its acquisition of the Technik Park Heliport industrial park in Kecskemet from the Kecskemet Municipal Development Fund. Noerr advised the sellers. N/A
26-Dec Hungary Deloitte Legal; Travers Smith; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss worked alongside lead counsel Travers Smith in advising TA Associates on an unspecified investment in Netrisk, a Hungarian online independent insurance marketplace. Netrisk and existing investor MCI Capital were advised by Deloitte Legal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/12379-wolf-theiss-and-travers-smith-advise-ta-associates-on-investment-in-netrisk-hu
30-Dec Hungary Deloitte Legal Deloitte Legal advised Hungarian web-based insurance broker Netrisk and its majority shareholder, MCI.EuroVentures 1.0., on Netrisk's acquisition of a 100% stake in Biztositas.hu Biztositasi Alkusz Kft., a Hungarian online insurance agent. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/12322-deloitte-legal-advises-netrisk-on-acquisition-of-biztositas-hu-biztositasi-alkusz-kft
1-Jan Hungary CEE-Lawyers LP; Kinstellar Kinstellar advised Logicor on the sale of a 4,170 square meter logistics warehouse in Jaszbereny, Hungary, to an entity selected via a tender process. CEE-Lawyers LP advised the buyer. N/A
1-Jun Hungary Baker McKenzie; Kinstellar Kinstellar advised M7 Real Estate on the sale by the M7 Central European Real Estate Fund I, of the Aerozone Logistics Park in Budapest to South Africa's JTRoss Property Group. Baker McKenzie advised the buyer. N/A
1-Jun Hungary Kinstellar; Nora Nagy Kinstellar advised Lindstrom Oy on the acquisition of the business and assets of Salzol Kft. Solo practitioner Nora Nagy advised the seller. N/A
19-Jul Hungary Kinstellar Kinstellar advised Skanska Hungary on the sale of the Nordic Light Trio office building in Budapest to South Korean real estate investment trust JR AMC. EUR 41 million
28-Feb Hungary, Czech Republic Lakatos, Koves & Partners Lakatos, Koves & Partners advised Photon Energy on its acquisition of the PV company Optisolar. N/A
1-Jun Hungary; Austria Szecskay Attorneys at Law Szecskay Attorneys at Law represented Austria's Snohetta in the course of the tender and the negotiations of a design contract published by The Centre for Priority Government Investments for the Budapest Southern City Gate Development Master Plan preparation. EUR 1.8 million
15-Mar Hungary; Poland CMS; Gide Loyrette Nouel; King & Spalding; Kinstellar; Python; SSW Pragmatic Solutions; Vischer; Wolf Theiss Gide Poland, Wolf Theiss Hungary, Switzerland's Python law firm, and King & Spalding Germany advised Steinhoff International Holdings on the sale of its European companies to the Cotta Group. The buyer was advised by SSW Solutions. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/10439-gide-and-wolf-theiss-advise-on-steinhoff-international-holdings-sale-of-european-companies-to-cotta-group
15-May Hungary; Poland DLA Piper; HP Legal DLA Piper advised Lampo Kft on the sale of an 80% shareholding in Poli-Farbe Vegyipari Kft., a Hungarian paint producer, to Warsaw Stock Exchange-listed Fabryka Farb i Lakierow Sniezka SA. HP Legal advised the buyer. HUF 10 Billion
4-Jan Latvia Ellex (Klavins); Fort Legal Ellex Klavins has advised commercial real estate fund SG Capital Partners Fund I KS on the acquisition of the SWH Office complex in the central business district of Riga from JSC SWH Grupa. SWH Grupa was advised by Fort Legal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/9898-ellex-and-fort-legal-advise-on-sg-capital-acquisition-of-riga-office-complex
6-Jan Latvia Clifford Chance; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic, working alongside Clifford Chance's Belgium office, assisted Belgian investment group Straco with the acquisition of AS Greenyard Horticulture Latvia as part of the acquisition of the horticulture segment from Greenyard in Belgium, France, Poland, Ukraine, and Latvia. EUR 120 million
7-Jan Latvia Sorainen Sorainen has advised Hili Properties on its acquisition of SIA Tirdzniecibas Centrs "Dole" from AMD Holding. The target company is the owner and operator of the Dole shopping center in Riga, which has a total leasable area of 8,000 square meters. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/9903-sorainen-helps-hili-properties-acquire-dole-shopping-mall-in-riga
9-Jan Latvia TGS Baltic The Riga office of TGS Baltic has assisted Finland's Nordea Bank Abp register a change of the pledgee in a commercial pledge provided by OneMed from Sweden's Nordea Bank AB to Nordea Bank Abp as the result of the Nordea Group's relocation of its head office from Sweden to Finland in the form of a cross-border merger of the bank into its wholly-owned Finnish subsidiary. EUR 154.48 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/9940-tgs-baltic-assists-nordea-bank-register-change-of-pledgee
10-Jan Latvia TGS Baltic TGS Baltic has assisted AS Augstsprieguma Tikls obtain merger clearance by the Latvian Competition Council for its potential acquisition of a decisive influence over AS Conexus Baltic Grid. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/9944-tgs-baltic-assists-as-augstsprieguma-tikls-obtain-advance-clearance-for-potential-acquisition-of-decisive-influence-over-conexus-baltic-grid
17-Jan Latvia Ellex (Raidla); Grant Thornton Ellex Raidla advised Ichiban OU on the sale of Auto Forte Tallinn OU, the retailer of Peugeot and Hyundai in Tallinn, to United Motors AS. Grant Thornton Baltic advised United Motors on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/10005-Ellex-and-grant-thornton-advise-on-sale-of-auto-forte-tallinn-to-united-motors
18-Jan Latvia Cobalt; Ellex (Klavins) Cobalt advised Corum Origin on the acquisition and leaseback transaction of the ELKO Group headquarters office and warehouse in Riga for EUR 14.6 million. Ellex Klavins advised ELKO Group on the sale. EUR 14.6 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/10019-Cobalt-and-Ellex-advise-on-corum-origin-acquisition-of-elko-group-office
18-Jan Latvia Cobalt; Deloitte Legal; Sorainen; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Expobank CZ a.s.on the financing of the acquisition by Astor Group Latvia of the shares of SIA Polar Bek Daugava, owner of the Radisson Blu Daugava Hotel, from PBR Hotel. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/10025-tgs-baltic-advises-expobank-on-financing-of-radisson-blu-daugava-hotel-acquisition-in-riga
25-Jan Latvia Ellex (Klavins); Primus Derling Primus Derling advised the Lumi Retail Property Fund on its acquisition of the shares of SIA Anninmuizas Iela, owner of the Anninmuizasa retail shopping center in Riga, from Latvian investment fund Hipo Latvijas Nekustama Ipasuma Fonds I, which was advised by Ellex Klavins. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/10106-primus-derling-and-Ellex-klavins-advise-on-lumi-s-acquisition-of-anninmuizas-shopping-center-in-riga
25-Jan Latvia Cobalt Cobalt has assisted AS Eves Agro on its "inclusion" of SIA Palsa under a special Latvian process. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/10116-Cobalt-advies-on-sia-palsa-inclusion-into-as-eves-agro
28-Jan Latvia Sorainen Sorainen Latvia is providing legal assistance to Tiesu Namu Agentura in an open competition for the design, construction, and supervision of a new prison complex in the western Latvian city of Liepaja. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/10122-Sorainen-advises-republic-of-latvia-on-tender-for-construction-of-prison
30-Jan Latvia Primus Derling Primus Derling assisted ALD Automotive, SIA with the development of a new consumer car rental product. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/10136-primus-derling-assists-ald-automotive-with-consumer-car-rental-product-development
5-Feb Latvia TGS Baltic TGS Baltic helped Poland's MCI.PrivateVentures Fundusz Inwestycyjny Zamkni_ty and sub-fund MCI.TechVentures 1.0 obtain the permission of Latvia's Competition Council for its acquisition of sole control over Morele.net.Sp. z.o.o. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/10158-tgs-baltic-helps-polish-fund-obtain-clearance-for-merger-with-morele-net
5-Feb Latvia Primus Derling Primus Derling helped Skoda Vagonka, the manufacturer of electric passenger trains, draft an application to challenge the decision of Latvia's Pasazieru Vilciens public transport service provider relating to its decision to award a tender to deliver passenger trains and related equipment to another bidder. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/10159-primus-derling-successful-for-skoda-vagonka-in-challenge-to-latvian-public-procurement-procedure
28-Feb Latvia Cobalt Cobalt advised joint lead managers Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Citi, and Goldman Sachs International on the issue of a 30-year Eurobond by the Republic of Latvia in a total amount of EUR 700 million. EUR 700 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/10338-cobalt-advises-joint-lead-managers-on-30-year-eurobond-issue-by-latvia
8-Mar Latvia Deloitte Legal; Ellex (Klavins) Ellex Latvia advised Silverlake Axis Ltd on the acquisition of 80% of the equity interest in SIA X Infotech Group. Deloitte Legal advised Novaltisco Investments Limited, a shareholder of SIA X Infotech Group, on the sale. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/10399-ellex-and-deloitte-legal-advise-on-silverlake-axis-limited-acquisition-of-x-infotech
11-Mar Latvia Kronbergs Cukste Levin; Uria Menendez Kronbergs Cukste Levin and Uria Menendez successfully represented the European Central Bank in front of the European Court of Justice in a case against the Republic of Latvia involving security measures it took against the Governor of Latvijas Banka Ilmars Rimsevics. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/10404-kronbergs-cukste-levin-and-uria-menendez-successful-for-ecb-against-latvia
20-Mar Latvia Ellex (Klavins); Glimstedt; Titov & Partners Ellex Klavins provided Latvian advice and Titov & Partners provided Swedish advice to Latvian Forest Company AB on the sale of Its operating subsidiaries to the Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA group, which was advised by Glimstedt. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/10466-ellex-klavins-and-glimstedt-advise-on-sale-of-latvian-forest-company-subsidiaries-to-svenska-cellulosa-aktiebolaget
21-Mar Latvia Cobalt The Riga office of Cobalt helped SIA M257 obtain a commission for Akropole projects from the City of Riga's construction authority. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/10475-cobalt-helps-sia-m257-obtain-commission-for-akropole-projects-in-riga
17-Apr Latvia Penningtons Manches; TGS Baltic; Vinge TGS Baltic, working with Sweden's Vinge as lead counsel, advised Swedish Bergs Timber AB on the acquisition of Latvia's Vika Wood and Byko-lat, Estonia's EWP AS and Laesti AS, and the UK's Norvik Shipping from Iceland Norvik. Penningtons Manches advised Bergs Timber AB on UK matters. EUR 70 million
18-Apr Latvia TGS Baltic TGS Baltic helped Apranga APB establish subsidiary Apranga HLV SIA, which will operate Zara Home stores in Latvia. EUR 50,000 ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/10625-tgs-baltic-assists-with-opening-of-first-zara-home-shop-in-latvia
23-Apr Latvia TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised SIA M257 on the opening of Akropole, a shopping and leisure mall in Riga. EUR 180 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/10631-tgs-baltic-assists-on-opening-of-akropole-shopping-mall
2-May Latvia Skrastins & Dzenis Skrastins & Dzenis successfully represented the SIA U-R-A Architectural Studio in a dispute with a contractor. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/10692-s-d-successful-for-u-r-a-studio-in-intellectual-property-dispute
6-May Latvia TGS Baltic TGS Baltic successfully represented the shareholders of the AS Grindeks pharmaceutical company in Latvia's appellate court against a claim by VAS Privatizacijas Agentura arising from Grindeks' alleged failure to make a mandatory buy-back offer. EUR 1.9 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/10718-tgs-baltic-defends-grindeks-shareholders-against-eur-2-million-claim
14-May Latvia Cobalt Cobalt is advising Roche Latvija on the reconstruction of Roche's historic headquarters in Riga, as well as on an agreement with Italian contractor Novatek to level the building. EUR 5 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/10758-cobalt-advises-roche-latvija-on-reconstruction-of-historic-headquarters-in-riga
28-May Latvia Ellex (Klavins) Ellex Klavins advised alternative investment fund manager SIA SG Capital Partners AIFP on raising investments for the commercial real estate fund SG Capital Partners Fund I KS it manages. EUR 80 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/10856-ellex-klavins-advises-sg-capital-partners-aifp-on-raising-eur-80-million-investment
29-May Latvia Cobalt; Sorainen Cobalt Estonia advised venture capital firm Karma Ventures and Sorainen Latvia advised Practica Capital on their co-financing of EUR 5 million series A investment in Sonarworks. EUR 5 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/10865-Cobalt-and-sorainen-advise-on-series-a-round-investment-in-sonarworks
1-Jun Latvia Fort Legal; Sorainen; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic assisted IRI Investments BV on its ultimately unsuccessful participation in the bidding process for Bergvik Skog forest properties and business in Latvia. Fort Legal advised rival bidder Sodra, which successfully acquired SIA Bergvik Skog and SIA Ruda in November 2018. Sorainen advised the seller, Bergvik Skog. EUR 324 million
3-Jun Latvia Ellex (Klavins); Sorainen Ellex Klavins advised Baltic Horizon on its acquisition of 100% of Tampere Invest SIA, which owns the Galerija Centrs shopping center in Riga, from Linstow AS. Sorainen advised Linstow. EUR 75 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/10891-ellex-klavins-and-sorainen-advise-on-acquisition-of-galerija-centrs-shopping-center-in-riga
4-Jun Latvia Cobalt Cobalt advised AB SEB Bankas on arranging the EUR 70 million notes issue program of AS Attistibas Finansu Institucija Altum and issuance of EUR 15 million notes with a yield of 0.95%. EUR 70 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/10901-Cobalt-advises-seb-bankas-on-altum-bond-issuance
18-Jun Latvia Cobalt Cobalt successfully represented the Central Election Commission of Latvia before the Latvian Administrative District Court in a case regarding the cancellation of 2019 EP election results. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/10984-Cobalt-successful-for-central-election-commission-of-latvia-in-administrative-district-court
19-Jun Latvia Primus Derling Primus Derling advised Besix ReRe Group on its agreement with Eiropas Dzelzce_a llnijas to develop the complex building design and construct the Rail Baltica Riga railway bridge, earth bank, and Riga Central Passenger Station. EUR 430.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/10987-primus-derling-advises-besix-rere-group-on-rail-baltica-railway-bridge-and-central-passenger-station-construction
25-Jun Latvia TGS Baltic TGS Baltic Latvia successfully represented insolvent SIA Viesis 2 on its claim of EUR 1,786,655.54 in damages from its former management board members in in order to enable the company to pay creditor's claims and the costs of the insolvency proceedings. EUR 1.78 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/11016-tgs-baltic-successful-for-sia-viesis-2-in-claim-against-former-management
30-Jul Latvia BDO Legal BDO Law assisted Deichmann Apavi, a subsidiary of German shoe vendor Deichmann SE, on its entrance onto the Latvian market. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/11282-bdo-law-helps-deichmann-enter-latvian-market
31-Jul Latvia Cobalt; Dentons; Linklaters; Sorainen Dentons and Cobalt advised Latvia's airBaltic airline on its July 23, 2019 placement of 200 million euro issue 6.75 percent 5-year bonds. Linklaters and Sorainen advised J.P. Morgan as global coordinator and it and SEB as joint bookrunners. EUR 200 Million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/11291-Cobalt-and-Dentons-advise-airbaltic-on-eur-200-million-bond-issuance
1-Aug Latvia Cobalt Cobalt advised real estate development and investment group M.M.M. Projektai on its acquisition of a property in Riga from RE Property SIA. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/11303-Cobalt-advises-brivibas-parks-projekti-on-acquisition-of-riga-property
19-Aug Latvia Derling Primus Derling Primus advised Skoda Vagonka on its agreement with Pasazieru Vilciens for the production and supply of 32 electric trains in Latvia. EUR 242 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/11403-derling-primus-advises-skoda-vagonka-on-acquiring-32-electric-trains-from-as-pasazieru-vilciens
28-Aug Latvia Fort Legal Fort Legal advised private equity fund ZGI-4 on its investment of EUR 2 million in HansaMatrix. EUR 2 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/11467-fort-asvises-zgi-4-on-investment-in-hansamatrix
3-Sep Latvia Njord Njord Latvia represented AbeBooks Inc. and AbeBooks Europe GmbH, subsidiaries of Amazon Inc., in a dispute with the Latvian operator of a website who allegedly infringed on the copyright of the companies by using text and images taken from the www.abebooks.co.uk website. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/11522-njord-latvia-successful-for-amazon-subsidiaries-in-copyright-infringement-case
6-Sep Latvia Ellex (Klavins); TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Vika Wood and Byko-Lat, members of the Bergs Timber group, on Latvian aspects of a refinancing transaction with Danske Bank and Svensk Exportkredit of senior term and revolving facilities worth SEK 622 million and EUR 12 million, where the Latvian companies acted as guarantors. Ellex advised Danske Bank and Svensk Exportkredit. SEK 622 million and EUR 12 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/11543-tgs-baltic-assists-latvian-bergs-timber-companies-on-refinancing
9-Sep Latvia TGS Baltic TGS Baltic helped Procyone FZE obtain clearance from the Latvian Competition Council for its acquisition of decisive influence over Smart Aviation Holding, the parent company of SmartLynx Airlines. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/11549-tgs-baltic-helps-procyone-fze-obtain-merger-clearance-from-latvia-s-competition-council
10-Sep Latvia TGS Baltic TGS Baltic helped Latvian hotel operator Mogotel register Melliore Asset Management, an alternative investment fund manager, and Melliore EF 1 closed-end AIF (with two sub-funds, Melliore EF 1 and Melliore RF 1), with Latvia's Financial and Capital Market Commission. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/11561-tgs-baltic-helps-mogotel-register-investment-funds
30-Sep Latvia TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Latvian board games company SIA Brain Games on its acquisition of Lithuanian board game and toys wholesaler and retailer UAB New Media Publishing. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/11750-TGS-baltic-advises-sia-brain-games-on-acquisition-of-uab-new-media-publishing-in-latvia
9-Oct Latvia Fort Legal; Sorainen Sorainen Latvia advised Rpax One on the sale of Baltcom to mobile communications operator Bite Latvija for an undisclosed sum. Fort Legal advised Bite on the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/11694-Sorainen-and-Fort-advise-on-bite-acquisition-of-baltcom
10-Oct Latvia Ellex (Klavins); Fort Legal Ellex Klavins advised Eastnine AB on its acquisition of the Valdemara Centrso office property in Riga from Capital Mill. Fort Legal advised the seller on the deal. EUR 25 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/11710-Ellex-klavins-and-Fort-legal-advise-on-acquisition-of-eastnine-office-property-in-riga
24-Oct Latvia Sorainen Sorainen helped the VEFRESH association establish an urban smart solution testing area in the VEF district of Riga. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/11861-sorainen-helps-vefresh-association-establish-a-testing-area-in-vef-district-of-riga
29-Oct Latvia Baker Mckenzie; Cobalt; Cuatrecasas; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic and Baker McKenzie advised Inspired, a global premium schools group, on its acquisition of the King's College, a British schools group. Cobalt advised the King's College on limited due diligence and Cuatrecasas advised King's College on the sale. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/11909-tgs-baltic-and-cobalt-advise-inspired-on-acquisition-of-the-king-s-college
15-Nov Latvia Primus Derling Primus Derling advised AS Sakret Holdings on its issuance of 5-year bonds worth almost EUR 4 million and the registration of collateral for them in Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia. EUR 4 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/11989-primus-derling-assists-with-as-sakret-holdings-bond-issuance
15-Nov Latvia Azanda & Partners; Primus Derling Primus Derling advised AJ Power Recycling on the acquisition of 100% of the shares of SIA Latvijas Zalais Fonds. Azanda & Associates advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/11990-primus-derling-and-azanda-partners-advise-on-aj-power-recycling-s-acquisition-of-sia-latvijas-zalais-fonds
18-Nov Latvia Ellex (Klavins) Ellex Klavins successfully represented Deaflympics athlete Maris Grenins before the Supreme Court of the Republic of Latvia, which on November 5th ruled that the Latvian Cabinet of Ministers had acted improperly in making an unusually low cash award to Grenins following his success in the 2013 Summer Deaflympic Games. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/12000-ellex-klavins-successful-for-deaflympic-athlete-in-claim-against-latvian-cabinet-of-ministers
21-Nov Latvia Njord Njord Latvia successfully represented Grovema BV, a Dutch seller of Liebherr parts and machines, in a dispute with SIA Mark Investa involving invoices for machines and parts that had been delivered but not paid for. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/12036-njord-latvia-successful-for-grovema-bv-in-dispute-with-sia-mark-investa
13-Dec Latvia CMS; Cobalt; Herbert Smith Freehills; Sorainen Sorainen Latvia and Herbert Smith Freehills advised MM Capital Infrastructure Fund I, a Marubeni-backed fund, on the acquisition of a 29.06% interest in JSC Conexus Baltic Grid, a unified natural gas transmission and storage operator in Latvia, from Marguerite Gas I. Marguerite was advised by CMS London and Cobalt on the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/12195-sorainen-and-cobalt-advise-on-mm-capital-infrastructure-fund-s-acquisition-of-stake-in-conexus-baltic-grid
16-Dec Latvia Eversheds Sutherland Eversheds Sutherland Bitans advised ExpressCredit Ltd on its issuance of new notes and on securing the interests of new and existing investors with a commercial pledge in the amount of EUR 40.5 million, held by Eversheds Sutherland Bitans as the collateral agent. EUR 40.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/12249-eversheds-sutherland-bitans-advises-expresscredit-on-secured-notes-issue
26-Dec Latvia Cobalt; Lauris Leja Cobalt advised BaltCap portfolio company Coffee Address Holding, a vending and coffee service company in the Baltics operating under the Coffee Address brand, on its acquisition of SIA Kafe Serviss - a vending operator in Latvia. Solo practitioner Lauris Leja represented Kafe Serviss on the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/12377-cobalt-advises-coffee-address-on-acquisition-of-sia-kafe-serviss
30-Dec Latvia Ellex (Klavins) Ellex Klavins advised Eastnine AB on the acquisition of an 11,500 square meter land plot in Riga from the MCity real estate development company. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/12339-ellex-klavins-advises-eastnine-on-acquisition-of-plot-in-riga
31-Dec Latvia Sorainen Sorainen is advising UniCredit on its disposal of UniCredit Leasing and its operations in Lithuania and Estonia to Citadele Bank. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/12310-sorainen-advises-unicredit-on-sale-of-unicredit-leasing-to-citadele-bank
25-Jan Latvia; Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen assisted the Bridgestone producer of tires and other rubber products on the implementation of the GDPR in its group company in Latvia and its branch in Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/10115-Sorainen-assists-bridgestone-with-gdpr-implementation
14-Feb Latvia; Lithuania Addlaw; Cobalt; Glimstedt Glimstedt advised the Apollo Group on its acquisition of a network of KFC restaurants operating in Lithuania and Latvia from the Cibus Group. Cobalt and Addlaw advised the sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/10230-Glimstedt-advises-apollo-group-on-acquisition-of-kfc-restaurants-in-lithuania-and-latvia
1-Jul Latvia; Lithuania Mannheimer Swartling; Sorainen; TGS Baltic; Vinge Sorainen and Mannheimer Swartling advised telecommunication company Bite on its agreement with Tele2 to create a shared radio access network in Lithuania and Latvia. TGS Baltic and Vinge advised Tele2. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/11060-Sorainen-and-tgs-baltic-advise-on-bite-partnership-with-tele2-for-faster-5g-network-development
2-Aug Latvia; Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen advised Capitalica Baltic Real Estate Fund I on its entrance to the alternative First North market in Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/11327-Paksoy-advises-iss-global-forwarding-on-acquisition-of-osf-lojistik-assets-2
1-May Lihuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised UAB DHL Lietuva on the limits of application of civil liability in a case concerning partial cargo damage during shipping under the provisions of the Hague-Visby Rules and established case-law. EUR 20,000
4-Jan Lithuania Cobalt; Ellex (Valiunas) Cobalt has advised Practica Capital on the launch of a new venture capital fund, Practica Capital Venture II, which will invest in Baltic innovation and technology-driven ventures, with EUR 15 million of public funds committed by Invega and the rest committed by Practica Capital and other local and international investors. Ellex reportedly advised Invega on the deal. EUR 15 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/9897-cobalt-advises-practica-capital-on-launch-of-new-venture-capital-fund
7-Jan Lithuania Ellex (Valiunas); Motieka & Audzevicius Motieka & Audzevicius has assisted the Publicum Group with its acquisition of UAB Good One, a SEO and digital marketing services provider in Lithuania.The sellers were private persons and UAB Media Klubas, which was reportedly advised by Ellex Valiunas. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/9904-m-a-advises-publicum-group-on-good-one-acquisition
7-Jan Lithuania Cobalt Cobalt has successfully represented Evelina Gudzinskaite, the Head of Lithuania's Migration Department, in her challenge to a March 21, 2018 order by the Ministry of the Interior revoking her Class 3 qualification (and thereby reducing her salary by 15%). N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/9906-cobalt-successful-for-lithuanian-head-of-migration-department-in-challenge-to-class-revocation-order
7-Jan Lithuania Glimstedt Glimstedt has advised LitCapital on the launch of a new venture capital fund: the LcX Opportunity Fund. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/9908-glimstedt-advises-litcapital-on-launch-of-new-venture-capital-fund-in-lithuania
7-Jan Lithuania Cee Attorneys CEE Attorneys Vilnius has advised the Audejas Group on the planning and reorganization of one a group company. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/9909-cee-attorneys-advises-audejas-group-on-reorganization-of-group-company
7-Jan Lithuania Cobalt; Ellex (Valiunas); SPC Legal Cobalt has advised UAB Prosperus Real Estate Fund III on the acquisition of a shopping center in Palanga, Lithuania, from Venturecorp Property Holdings Limited and UAB Capital City Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/9914-cobalt-advises-prosperus-real-estate-fund-iii-on-acquisition-of-lithuanian-shopping-center
8-Jan Lithuania Ellex (Valiunas); Motieka & Audzevicius Motieka & Audzevicius has assisted the Publicum Group with its acquisition of digital marketing agency Socialus Marketingas from private individuals. The sellers were reportedly advised by Ellex Valiunas. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/9910-m-a-advises-publicum-group-on-acquisition-of-socialus-marketingas
8-Jan Lithuania CEE Attorneys; KPMG Legal CEE Attorneys has advised fabric manufacturer Agne Chomiciene and Malte Holding Aps on the division of UAB Baltijos Tekstile into two parts, and the consequent EUR 4 million sale of the remainder of the company to long-term business partner Gabriel A/S. KPMG Denmark represented Gabriel A/S in the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/9920-cee-attorneys-advises-baltijos-tekstile-on-its-share-capital-sale-to-gabriel-a-s
15-Jan Lithuania Glimstedt Glimstedt advised Business Angels Fund I on the launch of Business Angels Fund II with UAB Investiciju Ir Verslo Garantijos. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/9993-Glimstedt-advises-business-angels-fund-i-on-launch-of-business-angels-fund-ii-with-invega
17-Jan Lithuania Allen & Overy; Arendt & Medernach; Cobalt; Linklaters; Sorainen Cobalt, working with Linklaters in Poland, Homburger in Switzerland, and Arendt & Medernach in Luxembourg, represented SEB Bank in allocating EUR 80 million financing for the development of Lithuania's joint-stock stevedoring company Klaipedos Smelte. Allen & Overy advises Klaipedos Smelte. EUR 80 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10012-Cobalt-represents-seb-bank-in-allocating-eur-80-million-financing-for-development-of-klaipedos-smelte
17-Jan Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic assisted Kazimiero Simanaviciaus Universietas, UAB, in the privatization of UAB Kauno Petrasiunu Darbo Rinkos Mokymo Centras. EUR 293,047
18-Jan Lithuania Donatas Venslavicius; Sorainen Sorainen advised SBA group company Urban Inventors on the acquisition of a part of the former Kauno Grudai site in Kaunas, Lithuania, from Omina Bona, Antra Kryptis, and Emea Rei Limited. Solo practitioner Donatas Venslavicius advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10020-Sorainen-advises-urban-inventors-on-acquisition-of-part-of-kauno-grudai-site
23-Jan Lithuania Cobalt; TGS Baltic Cobalt advised Lithuanian invoice financing company UAB Debitum Fori on the sale of the company to Dutch factoring company Factris. TGS Baltic advised Factris on the acquisition. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10082-Cobalt-and-tgs-baltic-advise-on-debifo-and-factris-merger
24-Jan Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Akropolis Group, UAB EUROVAISTINe in negotiations with UAB Mitnija on the renovation of the Akropolis shopping and entertainment center in Vilnius. EUR 14 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10103-tgs-baltic-advises-akropolis-group-on-renovation-agreement-for-vilnius-shopping-center
1-Feb Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised UAB Eugesta on the acquisition of a majority interest in UAB Armavista. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10143-tgs-baltic-advises-eugesta-on-acquisition-of-majority-interest-in-armavista
1-Feb Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Maxima LT UAB on the development of its mobile application. N/A
1-Feb Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic succesfully defended Lithuanian airports in a case involving the dismissal of one of its senior managers. N/A
6-Feb Lithuania CEE Attorneys; Cobalt Cobalt advised UAB Cgates on its acquisition of telecommunications company Splius. CEE Attorneys advised the shareholders of Splius on the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10169-Cobalt-and-cee-attorneys-advise-on-cgates-acquisition-of-splius-telecommunications
6-Feb Lithuania Cobalt; Ellex (Valiunas) Cobalt advised Dasos Capital Oy on its acquisition of Euroforest's Lithuanian forest assets. Ellex advised Euroforest Lithuania on the sale. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10180-Cobalt-advises-dasos-capital-on-acquisition-of-euroforest-s-lithuanian-forest-assets
8-Feb Lithuania Cobalt; Glimstedt Glimstedt and Cobalt advised Resolution Holdings on its acquisition of real estate brokerage company UAB Luminor Bustas from Luminor bank and on its investment in UAB Trecia Diena. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10188-Glimstedt-and-Cobalt-advise-on-resolution-holdings-acquisition-of-luminor-bustas
11-Feb Lithuania Tvins Tvins advised asset management company Mundus UAB on the setting up of MUNDUS Mezzanine I, a new closed-end investment fund. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10196-tvins-helps-mundus-set-up-new-closed-end-investment-fund
11-Feb Lithuania CEE Attorneys CEE Attorneys provided CARGGO with assistance in relocating more than 25 software developers and other tech employees from outside the EU in Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10198-cee-attorneys-helps-carggo-relocate-25-employees-from-outside-the-eu-into-lithuania
11-Feb Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen advised fund management on the structuring and incorporation of the Iron Wolf Capital Fund, a limited partnership in Lithuania. The expected size of the fund is over EUR 25 million. EUR 25 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10201-Sorainen-advises-on-establishment-of-iron-wolf-capital-fund
15-Feb Lithuania Glimstedt Glimstedt advised Investment and Business Guarantees, Ltd (Invega) and Startup Wise Guys, which the firm describes as "one of the most experienced startup accelerators in Europe," on the launch of two venture capital funds in Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10238-Glimstedt-advises-on-launch-of-new-venture-capital-funds-in-lithuania
20-Feb Lithuania Sorainen; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised UAB XXT, which is controlled by UAB M.M.M. Projektai, on the sale of the S7 office complex to Eastnine. Sorainen advised Eastnine on the acquisition. EUR 128.3 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10265-tgs-baltic-and-sorainen-advise-on-m-m-m-projektai-sale-of-vilnius-office-complex-to-eastnine
21-Feb Lithuania Cobalt Cobalt helped ValorPay UAB obtain a payment institution license from the Bank of Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10271-cobalt-helps-valorpay-obtain-payment-institution-license
21-Feb Lithuania SPC Legal SPC Legal, acting on behalf of the Mazeikiai District Municipal Administration, persuaded the Lithuanian Court of Appeal to dismiss the appeal of companies Eikos Statyba and Genra of a procurement process involving a construction project. EUR 13 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10275-spc-legal-successful-for-mazeikiai-district-municipal-administration-in-appeal-of-public-procurement-process
28-Feb Lithuania Cobalt; TGS Baltic Cobalt advised the INVL Baltic Sea Growth Fund, the largest private equity investment fund in the Baltics, on the 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. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10333-cobalt-and-tgs-baltic-advise-on-invl-baltic-sea-growth-fund-acquisition-of-inmedica-chain
28-Feb Lithuania Advokatfirmaet Bahr; Cobalt Cobalt, working with Advokatfirmaet Bahr, advised Norway's Reitan Convenience AS on its acquisition of 100% of shares in the Caffeine coffee shop chain. N/A
28-Feb Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised SBA on the termination of Berry Baldai activity. N/A
1-Mar Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised the Microsoft Corporation on the Lithuanian launch of its new AccountGuard security service, which is tailored for Microsoft Office 365 customers acting in the political area. NA
1-Mar Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic represented the Lithuanian Cable Television Association in submitting a complaint to Lithuania's Competition Council regarding the predatory pricing of a dominant TV, Internet, and mobile services provider in the country. N/A
4-Mar Lithuania Primus Derling; TGS Baltic Primus Derling advised the Eksma Group on the acquisition of the Dvarcioniu Keramika factory building from laser systems manufacturer Sviesos Konversija. TGS Baltic advised Sviesos Konversija. EUR 1.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10351-primus-derling-advises-eksma-on-acquisition-of-factory-building-from-dvarcioniu-keramika
4-Mar Lithuania Glimstedt; Sorainen Sorainen advised venture capital fund Open Circle Capital on its investment of EUR 170,000 in ad exchange startup SixAds. Glimstedt advised SixAds on the deal. EUR 170,000 ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10359-sorainen-and-glimstedt-advise-on-open-circle-capital-investment-in-ad-exchange-start-up
7-Mar Lithuania Balciunas, Grajauskas and Partners; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic defended the interests of AB Klaipedos Nafta in a private competition enforcement case involving allegations of damages amounting to approximately EUR 5 million. The claimant, UAB Kroviniu Terminalas, claimed that AB Klaipedos Nafta has abused its dominant position in the market of loading and storage of certain petroleum products. Balciunas, Grajauskas and Partners represented UAB Kroviniu Terminalas. EUR 5 million
8-Mar Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen helped global marketing tech company Supermetrics establish its office in Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10397-sorainen-helps-supermetrics-set-up-development-office-in-lithuania
11-Mar Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen advised venture capital fund Open Circle Capital on its investment of EUR 300,000 in the Whatagraph platform. EUR 300,000 ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10409-sorainen-advises-open-circle-capital-on-investment-in-lithuanian-marketing-startup-whatagraph
11-Mar Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen successfully represented former board members of Investment and Business Guarantees - a company subordinate to the Lithuanian Ministry of Economy - in an appeal before the Vilnius Regional Court concerning a bonus payment to a former manager of the company. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10413-sorainen-successful-for-former-manager-of-invega-on-appeal
12-Mar Lithuania Cobalt; TGS Baltic Cobalt advised UAB Volternas on the sale of UAB 1ClickFactory to the IT Channel Company. TGS Baltic advised the buyers. N/A
21-Mar Lithuania Cobalt Cobalt helped Earthport Payment Services UAB obtain a payment institution license from the Bank of Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10481-cobalt-helps-earthport-payment-services-obtain-payment-institution-license
22-Mar Lithuania Ellex (Valiunas) Ellex Valiunas advised Baltic Sea Properties on its 12-year lease of a 6500 square meter space in a logistics terminal to be built in Lithuania by the Oribalt Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10486-ellex-valiunas-advises-baltic-sea-properties-in-lease-of-logistics-terminal-from-oribalt-group
1-Apr Lithuania Tvins The TVINS law firm advised Eika Asset Management UAB on the setting up of the new Eika Real Estate Fund closed-end investment company. N/A
1-Apr Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic provided legal advice to AB Klaipedos Nafta regarding state aid planned for the Klaipeda Liquefied Natural Gas Terminal, which it operated. EUR 150 million
3-Apr Lithuania Cobalt; Glimstedt Cobalt advised SIA Stova on its acquisition of SIA Europark Latvia. The seller was advised by Glimstedt N/A
4-Apr Lithuania Motieka & Audzevicius Motieka & Audzevicius is reporting that it successfully represented JP Srbijagas in litigation before the Vilnius Regional Court in order to secure enforcement of two ICC and two VIAC awards. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10553-motieka-audzevicius-successful-for-jp-srbijagas-in-vilnius-regional-court
4-Apr Lithuania Motieka & Audzevicius; Ruzinskas & Partners Motieka & Audzevicius advised Satalia on its acquisition of software and automatization solutions company Data Dog from entrepreneurs Domas Janickas, Marius Buzaitis, Gytis Koryzna, and Mindaugas Zickevicius. Rudzinskas & Partneriai advised the sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10557-m-a-and-rudzinskas-partners-advise-on-satalia-acquisition-of-data-dog
12-Apr Lithuania Ellex (Valiunas) Ellex Valiunas advised Visa on its indirect acquisition of 100% of the shares of UAB Earthport Payment Services, a payment institution licensed in Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10605-ellex-advises-visa-on-acquisition-of-earthport-payment-services-in-lithuania
12-Apr Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic acted as transactional counsel to both parties in the transfer of shares in UAB Topcolor. N/A
16-Apr Lithuania Motieka & Audzevicius Motieka & Audzevicius advised 70 Ventures, UAB on the establishment of the 70 Ventures Accel and 70 Ventures Seed private equity funds. 70 Ventures, UAB was selected by INVEGA as the manager of the accelerator funds, which will provide training and investment for innovative start-ups. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10610-motieka-audzevicius-advises-on-establishment-of-two-new-venture-capital-funds
24-Apr Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen successfully represented Topo Grupe in a trademark registration dispute. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10641-sorainen-successful-for-topo-grupe-in-trademark-registration-dispute
1-May Lithuania Marriott Harrison; Motieka & Audzevicius; Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe Motieka & Audzevicius and Orrick represented Eneba.com in receiving an investment from United Kingdom-based venture capital fund InReach Ventures. Marriott Harrison advised the fund. EUR 2.5 million
1-May Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic represented the Police of the Republic of Lithuania in a case against police officer trade unions and which involved the requested annulment of structural reform solutions due to the alleged failure to comply with requirements regarding information and consultation of employees required in the Labor Code. N/A
1-May Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic prepared a memorandum by request of TT Club Mutual Insurance Ltd and UAB Nostrada presenting a legal opinion on the limits of the civil liability of the carrier UAB Nostrada in a case concerning cargo damage and lawfulness of the actions of the cargo owner MARS Polska Sp. Z.o.o., which decided to fully destroy the cargo. EUR 50,000
3-May Lithuania Ellex (Valiunas) Ellex Valiunas assisted Baltic Sea Properties in obtaining a EUR 23.4 million refinancing loan from the Luminor bank to refinance 23 stores in Lithuania leased by the Norfa retail chain and logistics center. EUR 23.4 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10699-ellex-valiunas-advises-baltic-sea-properties-on-refinancing-loan-from-luminor
6-May Lithuania Motieka & Audzevicius; SPC Legal Motieka & Audzevicius advised YNOT Media on the acquisition of FCR Media Lietuva, the Lithuanian division of the FCR Media Group, a company owned by BaltCap which operates in the market of advertising services and business information dissemination through digital channels. SPC Legal advised the sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10707-motieka-audzevicius-and-spc-legal-advise-on-acquisition-of-fcr-media-lietuva-by-ynot-media
6-May Lithuania Adon Legal Adon Legal helped UAB IBS Lithuania revise its electronic money institution license. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10712-adon-legal-helps-ibs-lithuania-with-revised-electronic-money-institution-license
7-May Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen advised Volfas Engelman on the acquisition of shares in Lamate, a Lithuanian company engaged in the extraction of mineral water, and on the construction of the Uniqa mineral water plant in southern Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10729-sorainen-advises-volfas-engelman-on-acquisition-of-lamate-and-establishment-of-uniqa-mineral-water-plant
8-May Lithuania Ellex (Valiunas); TGS Baltic TGS Baltic successfully represented the shareholders/directors of UAB Reklamos Vilkai in a case concerning the cancellation of an advertising contract, the application of restitution, and the determination and application of shareholders' subsidiary liability for the company's obligations. Ellex Valiunas represented the claimant. EUR 182,579
14-May Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen advised AB NEO Finance on its public share offer, as well as on its entrance to the First North alternative securities market in Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10759-sorainen-advises-neo-finance-on-public-share-offer-and-listing-on-first-north
15-May Lithuania Eversheds Sutherland; TGS Baltic Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co advised Apax Partners and Media Investments & Holding OU on the acquisition of the Baltic Classifieds Group, a portfolio of online classified advertising platforms in the Baltics. TGS Baltic advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10766-eversheds-sutherland-ots-co-advise-on-acquisition-of-baltic-classifieds-group-by-apax
21-May Lithuania Cobalt; TGS Baltic Cobalt Vilnius advised Interactio, a Lithuanian start-up that developed a smart interpretation system, on attracting an investment of EUR 435,000 from business angels and the Co-Investment Fund. TGS Baltic advised KUB Koinvesticinis fondas on the investment EUR 435,000 ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10789-Cobalt-advises-lithuanian-start-up-on-attracting-investment
22-May Lithuania Cobalt; Motieka & Audzevicius Motieka & Audzevicius advised Orion Private Equity Fund I on the acquisition of a stake in Lithuania's Alna Business Solutions, Alna Software, and DocLogix IT companies. Cobalt advised the seller, the Alna Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10795-motieka-audzevicius-and-Cobalt-advise-on-acquisition-of-alna-group-it-companies
22-May Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen advised Barclays Group Operations Lithuania on the transfer of the Rise Vilnius startup hub to Swedbank. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10797-sorainen-advises-barclays-on-transfer-of-rise-vilnius-startup-hub-to-swedbank
23-May Lithuania Cahill; Davis Polk & Wardwell; Ellex (Valiunas); TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Bausch Health Companies Inc. (previously known as Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc.) and its Lithuanian subsidiary AB Sanitas in relation to financing arrangements of group companies. Davis Polk & Wardwell advised on New York State law, Cahill advised the creditors (bondholders and financing parties), and Ellex Valiunas advised the creditor on local law. N/A
29-May Lithuania CEE Attorneys CEE Attorneys successfully represented Audejas in a dispute against Vilniaus Miesto Projektai, which is managed by investment fund Lord LB Asset Management. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10862-cee-attorneys-successful-for-fabric-producer-in-lithuanian-dispute
29-May Lithuania Fort Legal Fort represented 200 buyers of non-issued Snoras shares in their successful claim for procedural interest for the period of litigation against the Lithuanian state enterprise Deposit and Investment Insurance. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10864-fort-successful-for-buyers-of-non-issued-snoras-shares-in-vilnius-regional-court
1-Jun Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Contrarian Ventures on its investment in CHOOOSE, a Norwegian start-up that closed USD 4 million in its seed round. N/A
5-Jun Lithuania Walless Walless successfully defended the interests of Luminor Bank in the Court of Justice of the European Union. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10906-walless-successful-for-luminor-in-court-of-justice-of-the-european-union
5-Jun Lithuania Glimstedt Glimstedt advised Vastint Lithuania on an agreement with the Mitnija construction company in regard to the construction of a 55,000-square-meter office park in Vilnius. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10908-glimstedt-advises-vastint-lithuania-on-office-park-construction-agreement-in-vilnius
9-Jun Lithuania Cobalt; Ellex (Valiunas) Cobalt advised ASGAARD A/S and SimNomics ApS on their sale of the B2B Park, UAB. Ellex Valiunas advised the buyer. N/A
12-Jun Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen helped Verse Payments Lithuania obtain an electronic money institution license. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10935-sorainen-helps-verse-payments-lithuania-obtain-electronic-money-institution-license
12-Jun Lithuania Sorainen; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised KuB Koinvesticinis Fondas and Sorainen advised Open Circle Capital on their joint investment of EUR 200,000, made with the Lithuanian network of business agents LitBAN, in artificial intelligence start-up Attention Insight. EUR 0.2 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10940-tgs-baltic-and-sorainen-advise-on-investment-in-artificial-intelligence-start-up
13-Jun Lithuania Glimstedt; Sorainen Glimstedt advised AB Grigeo and UAB Grigeo Investiciju Valdymas on an investment and shareholders agreement regarding a EUR 30 million investment into the companies by UAB BSGF Salvus, a subsidiary of the INVL Baltic Sea Growth Fund. EUR 30 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10948-glimstedt-and-sorainen-advise-on-invl-baltic-sea-growth-fund-investment-in-grigeo
13-Jun Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised the Smart Energy Fund, powered by Lietuvos Energija, on its investment in Moixa, a UK-based company developing smart energy storage devices and virtual power plant technologies. EUR 0.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10953-tgs-baltic-advises-smart-energy-fund-on-investment-in-moixa
13-Jun Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen successfully represented Unis Steel Baltija before the Lithuanian Supreme Court. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10955-sorainen-successful-for-unis-steel-baltija-in-lithuanian-supreme-court
14-Jun Lithuania Cobalt Cobalt helped UAB Wittix obtain an electronic money institution license for unrestricted activity. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/10964-Cobalt-helps-wittix-obtain-electronic-money-institution-license
17-Jun Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised UAB Ecoservice on its acquisition of UAB Toirenta from UAB Mano Aplinka Plius. N/A
19-Jun Lithuania Cobalt; Glimstedt Cobalt advised Estonia XP on its acquisition of OU Europark Estonia. The seller was advised by Glimstedt. N/A
19-Jun Lithuania Cobalt; Glimstedt Cobalt advised Estonia XP on its acquisition of Citypark Eesti OU. The seller was advised by Glimstedt N/A
20-Jun Lithuania Glimstedt; TGS Baltic; Triniti TGS Baltic advised KUB Koinvesticinis Fondas on its second round investment in the amount of EUR 750,000 in start-up Millo Appliances. Glimstedt advised another investor participating in the round, Triniti advised Millo Appliances. EUR 750,000
21-Jun Lithuania IP Forma; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic successfully represented Maima LT, UAB in a dispute involving claims by NAOS SAS, an official manufacturer of Bioderma cosmetics, that Bioderma cosmetics may not be sold in Maxima LT stores, but only with the consultation of a pharmacist. IP Forma advised NAOS SAS. N/A
24-Jun Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen Partner Laurynas Lukosiunas represented the Republic of Lithuania in a meeting at the European Commission. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11003-Sorainen-partner-laurynas-lukosiunas-represents-lithuania-at-european-commission-meeting
24-Jun Lithuania SPC Legal; Triniti SPC advised TM Investments on the acquisition of shares of UAB Trailinga, a company owning leased-out administrative, warehousing, and manufacturing buildings. Triniti advised the shareholders of UAB Trailinga on the sell-side. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11011-spc-and-triniti-advise-on-acquisition-of-trailinga-by-tm-investments
25-Jun Lithuania Cobalt Cobalt advised UAB Veju Spektras, which manages a 21.5 MW wind farm in Lithuania, on the sale of 100% of its shares to Quaero European Infrastructure Fund, managed by the Swiss company Quaero Capital. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11019-Cobalt-advises-shareholders-of-veju-spektras-in-sale-of-shares-to-quaero-european-infrastructure
25-Jun Lithuania Dentons; Freshfields; Sorainen; TGS Baltic Dentons and TGS Baltic advised the Republic of Lithuania on the issuance of EUR 650 million 0.500% Notes due 2029 and EUR 850 million 1.625% Notes due 2049. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer was international counsel and Sorainen acted as Lithuanian counsel to the underwriters. EUR 1500 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11022-Dentons-tgs-baltic-Freshfields-and-Sorainen-advise-on-lithuania-s-bond-issuance
27-Jun Lithuania Walless Walless helped Lithuania's UAB General Financing obtain a specialized bank license from the European Central Bank. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11046-Walless-helps-general-financing-obtain-specialized-bank-licence
1-Jul Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic successfully represented Gemmo S.p.A., VSLS OU, and VilniusLux, UAB in arbitration with the Vilnius City Municipality under the rules of the Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration regarding the implementation of preconditions set in the public-private partnership agreement. EUR 3.5 million
1-Jul Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Contrarian Ventures on its investment of EUR 50,000 in LastMile, a quick delivery start-up. EUR 50,000
1-Jul Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised TV Play Baltics AS on all IP matters and helped to rebrand its activities in Lithuania, when TV Play changed its name from Viasat. N/A
1-Jul Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised the Vilnius Academy of Arts on IP-related matters. N/A
1-Jul Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic successfully assisted Lithuanian postal services provider AB Lietuvos Pastas in a Competition Council investigation related to allegations that Lietuvos Pastas abused its dominant position. The investigation ultimately was terminated upon acceptance of the commitments offered by AB Lietuvos Pastas, which were deemed appropriate and sufficient to eliminate the alleged infringement. N/A
3-Jul Lithuania Ellex (Valiunas) Ellex Valiunas advised US private equity company Hammond, Kennedy, Whitney & Company, HKW, and its affiliated company Xirgo Technologies on their acquisition of a 100% stake in Baltic Car Equipment, a Lithuanian company which manufactures electronic equipment and develops IT solutions for transport and agricultural machinery. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11077-Ellex-valiunas-advises-hkw-on-acquisition-of-baltic-car-equipment
3-Jul Lithuania Cobalt; TGS Baltic Cobalt Lithuania advised KJK Sports on its acquisition of Baltic Bicycle Trade UAB from Denmark's Asgaard A/S and Lithuania's Litcapital I. TGS Baltic advised Asgaard and Litcapital I on the sale. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11080-Cobalt-and-tgs-baltic-advise-on-kjk-sports-purchase-of-baltic-bicycle-trade
3-Jul Lithuania Primus Derling Primus Derling assisted the SBA Furniture Group with the acquisition of 80% shares in Robotex, a specialized robotics and production automation solutions company. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11081-primus-derling-advises-sba-furniture-group-on-acquisition-of-robotex
3-Jul Lithuania Primus Derling Primus Derling successfully represented the founders of PriceOn in a dispute before the Supreme Court of Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11084-primus-derling-successful-for-priceon-in-supreme-court-of-lithuania
4-Jul Lithuania TGS Baltic; Wint TGS Baltic advised and represented UAB Plieninis Skydas, its CEO, and its 50% shareholder as respondents in a shareholders' dispute which evolved into multiple cases Wint advised the claimant. EUR 90,000
8-Jul Lithuania Cobalt; Walless Walless helped Vilniaus Baldai get a parallel loan of EUR 37.8 million from the EBRD and AS Citadele Banka's Lithuanian branch. Cobalt advised the lenders on the deal. EUR 37.8 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11105-Walless-and-Cobalt-advise-on-vilniaus-baldai-loan-from-ebrd-and-citadele-bank-lithuania
9-Jul Lithuania Motieka & Audzevicius Motieka & Audzevicius successfully represented deposit system manager Uzstato Sistemos Administratorius before Lithuania's Court of Appeals. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11114-motieka-audzevicius-successful-for-deposit-system-manager-in-lithuanian-court-of-appeals
10-Jul Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen successfully represented insolvent credit union Taupkase (under the administration of Klaipedos Administratoriu Biuras) in a case regarding whether a share can be recognized as a deposit. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11116-Sorainen-successful-for-insolvent-credit-union-taupkase-in-dispute
10-Jul Lithuania TGS Baltic; Walless Walless advised Affidea on the acquisition of UAB Medicinos Paslaugu Grupe from the LitCapital I KUB fund. TGS Baltic advised the sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11120-Walless-and-tgs-baltic-advise-on-affidea-acquisition-of-medicinos-paslaugu-grupe
10-Jul Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen successfully represented the insolvent credit union Taupkase (under the administration of Klaipedos Administratoriu Biuras) in a dispute with employees over the amount of downtime pay and termination compensation they are due. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11128-Sorainen-successful-for-insolvent-taupkase-in-employee-dispute-over-bonus-calculation
12-Jul Lithuania Primus Derling Primus Derling advised Polish feature phone manufacturer Maxcom SA on its EUR 280,000 acquisition of 20.15% of Rubbee, a Lithuanian manufacturer of electric bicycle drives. EUR 280,000 ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11136-glatzova-co-advises-drfg-on-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-fibrenet-2
15-Jul Lithuania Motieka & Audzevicius Motieka & Audzevicius assisted 70 Ventures, UAV, with the preparation of its investment funds using the Accelerator Fund of Lithuania's Ministry of Economy and Innovation. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11143-motieka-audzevicius-helps-70-ventures-structure-two-investment-funds
15-Jul Lithuania Kirkland & Ellis; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic, working together with Kirkland & Ellis, advised PharmaSwiss SA on the transfer of its shares in UAB PharmaSwiss to Bausch Health Luxembourg S.a.r.l. EUR 2.85 million
25-Jul Lithuania Cobalt; Sorainen; TGS Baltic Cobalt advised Practica Capital on its investment in startup Oxipit during Oxipit's EUR 1.5 million seed round. Sorainen advised Oxipit on the deal. TGS Baltic advised KUB Koinvesticinis fondas on its investment in the seed round. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11227-Cobalt-and-Sorainen-advise-on-practica-capital-s-investment-in-oxipit
26-Jul Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen advised Bite Lietuva on the implementation of a new employee motivation system. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11246-Sorainen-advises-bite-lietuva-on-new-employee-motivation-system
30-Jul Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen successfully represented insolvent credit union Taupkas_ in a domain registration case. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11280-Sorainen-again-successful-for-taupkase-in-domain-registration-dispute
1-Aug Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Ignitis (the former Lietuvos Energija) in a broad scope due diligence of currently owned trademarks and domains and represented Ifnitis before the national, European, and international registrars of trademarks. TGS Baltic also helped register over 40 trademarks in various jurisdictions. N/A
1-Aug Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Evolution Investment Capital on cannabis regulation. N/A
2-Aug Lithuania Adon Legal Adon Legal helped UAB Kredito Partneris set up business operations and be placed on the list of lenders with the Bank of Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11329-adon-legal-helps-uab-kredito-partneris-set-up-business
2-Aug Lithuania Walless Walless helped Simplex obtain an e-money license from the Bank of Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11333-Walless-helps-simplex-obtain-e-money-license-from-bank-of-lithuania
5-Aug Lithuania TGS Baltic; Walless Walless advised Revolut on a lease agreement with Norway's Schage group of companies in Vilnius's Quadrum Business City. TGS Baltic advised Schage on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11340-Walless-advises-revolut-on-lease-of-vilnius-office
6-Aug Lithuania Fort Legal Fort advised EfTEN Real Estate Fund 4 on its acquisition of shares of the company managing the River Mall shopping center and the newly-constructed River Hall business center in Kaunas, Lithuania, from a member of the Sirin group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11348-czabanski-galuszynski-advises-acteeum-central-europe-and-equilis-polska-on-financing-for-chelm-shopping-center-2
6-Aug Lithuania Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co; Glimstedt; Walless Walless provided Lithuanian counsel and Israel's Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co. was lead counsel to BLender P2P Israel Ltd on its generation of a total of USD 22 million in debt financing from Eiffel Investment Group SAS and equity investment by Asia Plus Group Holdings PCL, Blumberg Capital, and the Aviv Group. Glimstedt advised Eiffel on the debt financing. USD 22 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11350-Walless-and-glimstedt-assist-on-blender-financing
7-Aug Lithuania Cobalt; Triniti Cobalt advised the sellers on the sale of a 90% stake in Idex Baltic UAB, a heat and electricity producer in Lithuania. Triniti advised the buyer. N/A
8-Aug Lithuania Glimstedt; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Nordea Danmark and Filal af Nordea Bank Abp, Finland on granting a loan of over EUR 17 million and extending already granted loans over EUR 10 million to Parlevliet & Van der Plas group companies. Glimstedt advised the borrower. EUR 17 million
14-Aug Lithuania TGS Baltic The Vilnius office of TGS Baltic advised the AB Avia Solutions Group on its merger with its subsidiary in Cyprus. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11357-tgs-baltic-advises-avia-solutions-group-in-merger-with-cyprus-subsidiary
22-Aug Lithuania Relegal; SPC Legal SPC Legal advised East Capital Investment on the sale of an unidentified piece of real estate in Lithuania to a group of unidentified buyers, who were represented by Relegal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11427-spc-legal-and-Relegal-advise-on-east-capital-sale-of-real-estate-to-private-investors
26-Aug Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen successfully represented the Luksiu Pienine milk producer in a dispute with another Lithuanian milk processor over alleged unfair competition and trademark infringement. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11442-Sorainen-successful-for-lithuanian-cheese-maker-in-trademark-dispute
27-Aug Lithuania Sorainen; TGS Baltic Sorainen advised Inion on the investment into the company of EUR 50,000 by Contrarian Ventures, a smart energy venture fund powered by Lietuvos Energija. TGS Baltic advised Contrarian Ventures. EUR 50,000 ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11464-Sorainen-advises-inion-on-contrarian-ventures-investment
29-Aug Lithuania Walless Walless assisted Litvalda during the merger clearance procedure related to its acquisition of sole control of 13 companies in the real estate rental market. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11481-walless-helps-litvalda-obtain-merger-clearance-for-real-estate-companies-acquisition
29-Aug Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised UAB Malsena Plius on the transfer of its shareholdings in UAB M.D.M Baltic to other shareholders. N/A
3-Sep Lithuania Averus Averus advised the bankruptcy administrator of BUAB Lietuvos Juru Laivininkyste on the successful completion of bankruptcy procedures and the removal of the company from the Register of Legal Entities. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11524-averus-advises-bankruptcy-administrator-of-buab-lietuvos-juru-laivininkyste-on-completion-of-bankruptcy
3-Sep Lithuania Sorainen; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised KS Investicija on the sale of 45% of newly-issued shares in UAB VK Investicija to Swiss investor Marquess Global AG. Sorainen advised Marquees Global. EUR 3 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11526-tgs-baltic-and-Sorainen-advise-on-vk-investicija-s-sale-of-shares-in-sparta-factory-in-vilnius-to-marquess-global
4-Sep Lithuania Walless Walless helped the SumUp Group set up a subsidiary in Lithuania and obtain an electronic money license for it. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11527-walless-helps-sumup-group-obtain-electronic-money-license-in-lithuania
5-Sep Lithuania Cobalt; Motieka & Audzevicius Cobalt advised Orion RE Income Fund I, managed by investment company Orion Asset Management, on the acquisition of the Sostena Auto office building from a real estate company belonging to the Sostena Group car dealer. Motieka & Audzevicius advised the buyer. N/A
11-Sep Lithuania Ellex (Valiunas) Ellex Valiunas represented Norwegian real estate investment company EECP on a EUR 40.5 million loan granted by Luminor that EECP will use to refinance the ten premises where Maxima stores are currently located. EUR 40.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11567-ellex-valiunas-advises-norway-s-eecp-on-luminor-loan
11-Sep Lithuania Sorainen; TGS Baltic Sorainen helped DappRadar, a Lithuanian platform for discovering and analyzing blockchain-based decentralized applications, raise USD 2.33 million in seed funding from Naspers, Blockchain.com Ventures, and Angel Invest Berlin. TGS Baltic advised Naspers Ventures. USD 2.33 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11571-Sorainen-helps-dappradar-raise-seed-funding-led-by-naspers
11-Sep Lithuania Cobalt; Walless Walless advised the Baltic Horizon Fund on its EUR 20.7 million acquisition of the North Star business center in Lithuania from the UAB Prosperus Strategic RE Fund. Cobalt advised the Prosperus Strategic RE Fund on the deal. EUR 20.7 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11572-walless-advises-baltic-horizon-fund-on-acquisition-of-vilnius-business-center
16-Sep Lithuania Glimstedt Glimstedt assisted an unnamed private investor and the KUB Business Angels Fund II, managed by UAB Business Angels Fund Management UAB, on their investment of approximately EUR 1 million into optical coating company UAB Optonas. Legitus advised Optonas on the deal. EUR 1 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11581-glimstedt-helps-business-angel-fund-ii-invest-in-optonas-uab
24-Sep Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen successfully persuaded the Lithuanian Court of Appeals to uphold the dismissal of an action for damages brought by a customer and the customer's insurers against international packaging systems producer Slootweg Machinefabriek. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11609-Sorainen-successful-for-slootweg-machinefabriek-in-claim-for-damages
24-Sep Lithuania Cobalt; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic represented Vs_ Lietuvos Oro Uostai in several disputes related to the repair and overhaul services of Vilnius Airport. Cobalt represented the claimant. EUR 350,000
25-Sep Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen successfully defended the interests of Ekonovus in a lawsuit brought by utility company VSA Vilnius, which was seeking to suspend the implementation of a EUR 16.3 million contract for waste transportation in the Vilnius city center. EUR 16.3 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11614-Sorainen-lithuania-successfully-for-ekonovus-in-waste-transport-contract-dispute
26-Sep Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised private individual Mindaugas Tutlys on the sale of his shares in UAB Everise Labs, an IT company providing investment management solutions, to private individual Marius Dubnikovas. N/A
27-Sep Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Klaipedos Nafta on negotiations with the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania and the European Commission to change the financing mechanism for the Klaipeda Liquid Natural Gas terminal in Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11637-TGS-baltic-advises-klaipedos-nafta-in-negotiations-to-change-financing-mechanism-for-klaipeda-lng-terminal
30-Sep Lithuania Sorainen; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised AB Kauno Tiltai on the sale of shares in UAB Pletros Investicijos to SPV-39 UAB. Sorainen advised the buyer. N/A
1-Oct Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen advised Lords LB Baltic Fund IV on its lease of space in the renovated G9 shopping center in Vilnius to Swedish clothes retail giant H&M, which used the space to house its COS premium segment brand store - the first COS store in Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11658-Sorainen-advises-lords-lb-baltic-fund-iv-on-lease-agreement-with-h-m-in-lithuania
1-Oct Lithuania Herzog Fox & Neeman; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Contrarian Ventures on its investment of more than EUR 250,000 in H2Pro, LTd, an Israel-based start-up company providing patented innovative and clean hydrogen production technology, in a seed round. Herzog Fox & Neeman advised H2Pro. EUR 250,000
9-Oct Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen, representing Klaipedos Administratoriai, has persuaded the Lithuanian Court of Appeal to rule that a minor creditor cannot initiate the removal of a bankruptcy administrator. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11700-Sorainen-guides-lithuanian-court-of-appeal-to-significant-bankruptcy-ruling
10-Oct Lithuania CMS; Ellex (Valiunas) Ellex Valiunas and CMS advised German private equity firm Halder on its acquisition of Drumag Fluidtechnik and EPH Elektronik from Ulrich Ziegler. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11716-Ellex-and-CMS-advise-halder-on-drumag-fluidtechnik-and-eph-elektronik-acquisition
10-Oct Lithuania Walless Walless represented the Kaunas City Municipality in the European Court of Justice in a case involving the compatibility of additional requirements for contracts stipulated in Lithuanian national law with EU law. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11722-walless-represents-kaunas-city-municipality-in-european-court-of-justice
11-Oct Lithuania Ellex (Valiunas) Ellex Valiunas helped US medical equipment manufacturer Hollister Incorporated open a factory in the Kaunas Free Economic Zone in Lithuania. USD 50 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11730-Ellex-valiunas-assists-hollister-incorporated-with-construction-of-factory-in-kaunas
14-Oct Lithuania Marger; Primus Derling Primus Derling in Lithuania advised JNG Investments Estonia on the acquisition by its VIA 3L subsidiary of fellow third party logistics company Terminal LT from GIRTEKA. The sellers were advised by the Marger Law Firm. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11735-primus-derling-and-marger-advise-jng-investments-on-acquisition-of-lithuanian-logistics-company
15-Oct Lithuania Law Firm SPES; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic represented UAB Miesto Energija in a dispute involving the obligation to perform certain actions and to compensate for its investments. Law Firm Spes advised the respondent. EUR 1.5 million
15-Oct Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Abakhan Fabriks Eesti OU on its exit from the Lithuanian market. N/A
15-Oct Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic helped Epso-G and its group companies prepare data protection impact assesments. N/A
16-Oct Lithuania Ellex (Valiunas); Sorainen Ellex Valiunas advised Moody's on a lease agreement with the SBA Group for office space in the Green Hall 3, a class A building developed by Urban Inventors in Vilnius. Sorainen advised SBA on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11772-ellex-valiunas-advises-moody-s-on-office-lease-deal-with-sba-group-for-green-hall-3
18-Oct Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen helped Opal Transfer obtain an electronic money institution license in Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11807-sorainen-helps-opal-transfer-obtain-electronic-money-institution-license-in-lithuania
18-Oct Lithuania Sorainen; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Schage Eiendom AS on its sale of the Quadrum Business City in Vilnius to German real estate manager Deka Immobilien. Deka Immobilien was advised by Sorainen on the deal. EUR 156 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11812-tgs-baltic-advises-schage-eiendom-on-sale-of-quadrum-business-city-in-vilnius-to-deka-immobilien
18-Oct Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Contrarian Ventures on its investment in Bolt Bikes, the world's first platform offering logistics players smart light electric vehicles as a service. EUR 135,000
18-Oct Lithuania Advokates L. Meskauskaites Kontora; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Andrius Tapinas on the acquisition of shares in UAB Kurybiniu Industriju Namai from Mykolas Markauskas. The seller was advised by Advokates L. Meskauskaites Kontora. N/A
24-Oct Lithuania Walless Walless helped Revolut Payments UAB get on the Bank of Lithuania's official List of Insurance Brokers, allowing Revolut to engage in insurance distribution activities. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11850-walless-helps-revolut-payments-get-on-list-of-insurance-brokers
24-Oct Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen advised the Baltic Horizon Fund on private placements of fund units, which raised a total of EUR 16.5 million. EUR 16.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11862-sorainen-advises-baltic-horizon-fund-on-private-placement-of-fund-units
24-Oct Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen helped CBI Money obtain an e-money license from the Bank of Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11863-sorainen-helps-cbi-money-obtain-e-money-license-from-bank-of-lithuania
24-Oct Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised pharmace chain Eurovaistine on the development of a loyalty program, e-shop, and related functionalities and systems. N/A
25-Oct Lithuania Primus Derling; SPC Legal Primus Derling advised GrECo International Holding AG on the acquisition of an 80% stake in Uzdaroji Akcine Draudimo Brokeriu Bendrove Sagaut, an insurance and reinsurance brokerage company operating in Lithuania. SPC Legal advised Sagaut on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/11879-primus-derling-advises-greco-on-acquisition-of-stake-in-lithuanian-insurance-broker
7-Nov Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised KSND Holding, UAB, the shareholder of a group engaged in wholesale and retail of ferrous metal products, in its buy-out of the other shareholder of a common business, Metalo Namai, UAB and Steel Trade, UAB. N/A
13-Nov Lithuania Walless Walless helped AS Inbank obtain authorization from the Bank of Lithuania to establish a bank branch and provide financial services in Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11968-walless-helps-inbank-obtain-permission-to-open-a-branch-in-lithuania
13-Nov Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen successfully represented Valdas Sarunas, a former manager of Lithuania's Kedainiu Aruodai grain collecting company, in the Lithuanian Court of Appeal, which upheld a first instance ruling in a case concerning damages related to company losses. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11972-sorainen-successful-for-former-manager-of-kedainiu-aruodai-in-lithuanian-court-of-appeals
13-Nov Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen advised Baltic Mill, a Baltic grain processing group, on its issuance of a two-year bond with a total value of EUR 3 million that was organized by Siauliu Bankas. EUR 3 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11973-sorainen-advises-baltic-mill-on-eur-3-million-eurobond-issuance
15-Nov Lithuania CEE Attorneys; Cobalt Cobalt advised LF Property on the sale of the Gostauto 40 business center in Vilnius to UAB AJ Projektai. CEE Attorneys advised UAB AJ Projektai on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/11998-cobalt-and-cee-attorneys-advise-on-sale-of-vilnius-business-center
15-Nov Lithuania CEE Attorneys; Cobalt Cobalt advised Lithuania's LF Property on the sale of the Gostauto 40 business center in Vilnius to UAB AJ Projektai. CEE Attorneys advised UAB AJ Projektai on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/11998-cobalt-and-cee-attorneys-advise-on-sale-of-vilnius-business-center
15-Nov Lithuania Cobalt; Triniti Cobalt advised the shareholders of Danpower Baltic on the sale of 50% of their shares to French renewable energy group Idex - a subsidiary of Antin Infrastructure Partners. Idex bought another 40% of Danpower Baltic shares from UAB GECO Investicijos, which retains its 10% stake in the company. Triniti advised Idex on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/11993-cobalt-and-triniti-advise-on-idex-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-danpower-baltic
15-Nov Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic prepared a franchise agreement for German automotive manufacturer Continental AG. N/A
19-Nov Lithuania Magnusson Magnusson advised the Von Elk Company, known for Gloet, a popular sparkling glogg in the Nordic countries, on its cooperation with Nordic alcoholic beverage company Altia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12013-magnusson-advises-von-elk-company-on-cooperation-agreement-with-altia
19-Nov Lithuania Linklaters; Sorainen Sorainen and Linklaters are advising the Ministry of Finance of Lithuania, the European Commission, and the EBRD on an EC-funded project aimed at promoting green investment in Lithuania. The project is funded via the Structural Reform Support Programme in collaboration with the European Commission Structural Reform Support Service. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12018-sorainen-advises-ec-ebrd-and-lithuanian-ministry-of-finance-on-green-investment-project
21-Nov Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic defended the interests of AB Klaipedos Nafta before the Panevezys Regional Court regarding its request to annul a construction permit issued by the Klaipeda municipality to AB Kroviniu Terminalas for the construction of petrol and other oil products storage tanks. N/A
22-Nov Lithuania Glimstedt Glimstedt advised the Iron Wolf Capital venture capital fund on its investment of EUR 570,000 in UAB Sprana, a manufacturer of industrial spectroscopes. EUR 570 000 ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12044-glimstedt-advises-iron-wolf-capital-on-investment-in-uab-sprana
25-Nov Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic was selected as legal advisor to the European Investment Bank on Lithuania's multi-apartment building modernization. . N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12052-tgs-baltic-appointed-legal-advisor-on-apartment-building-modernization
2-Dec Lithuania Sorainen; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised UAB Schage Real Estate on the sale of its shares in an entity owning and managing the Quadrum business center in Vilnius to Deka Immobilien Investment GmbH. Sorainen advised the buyer. EUR 156.1 million
4-Dec Lithuania Cobalt Cobalt advised French real estate investment fund Corum on the acquisition of 22,000 square meter large Depo DIY store in Kaunas. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12129-cobalt-advises-corum-origin-on-acquisition-of-depo-store-in-kaunas
6-Dec Lithuania Walless Walless helped PayRay, a capital financing company based in Lithuania, obtain a full banking license from the Bank of Lithuania and the ECB. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12140-walless-helps-payray-obtain-banking-license-from-bank-of-lithuania-and-european-central-bank
6-Dec Lithuania Cooley; Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe; Taylor Wessing; Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Orrick advised Sprint Capital on its investment in Vinted, a website marketplace for second-hand fashion. Other backers included Lightspeed Venture Partners, Insight Venture Partners, Accel, and Burda Principal Investments. Taylor Wessing and Wilson Sonsini advised Vinted and Cooley advised Lightspeed Venture Partners on the deal. EUR 128 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12146-orrick-and-taylor-wessing-advise-on-sprint-capital-s-investment-in-vinted
9-Dec Lithuania Fort Legal Fort Legal advised Eika Real Estate Fund on its acquisition of Vilnius's Highway business center - an A+ class building with total leasable space of 5700 square meters. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12160-fort-advises-eika-real-estate-fund-on-acquisition-of-vilnius-business-center
12-Dec Lithuania Dentons; Magnusson; Sorainen; TGS Baltic; White & Case Sorainen and White & Case advised joint lead managers JP Morgan and BNP Paribas on Avia Solutions Group's five-year bond issue with a total value of USD 300 million. The Avia group was advised by Dentons, Magnusson, and TGS Baltic. USD 300 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12184-sorainen-tgs-baltic-and-dentons-advise-on-avia-solutions-group-bond-issuance
17-Dec Lithuania Ellex (Valiunas) Ellex Valiunas advised No Magic Europe UAB, a Lithuanian subsidiary of No Magic Inc., on its lease of 2,000 square meters of office space in the Kaunas Business Center in Lithuania from Kautros Investicijos and NI Pletra. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12238-ellex-valiunas-advises-no-magic-europe-uab-on-lease-of-office-space-in-kaunas-business-center
17-Dec Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Auga Group on its issuance of green bonds amounting to EUR 20 million. EUR 20 million
18-Dec Lithuania Adon Legal Lithuania's ADON Legal advised Protean Risk Limited on the adaptation of a PSD Bond to Lithuanian law and its coordination with the Bank of Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12225-adon-legal-advises-protean-risk-limited-on-adaptation-of-psd-bond-in-lithuania
18-Dec Lithuania 3Law Miskinis & Partners; Cobalt Cobalt advised the INVL Baltic Forests Fund I, managed by INVL Asset Management, on the sale of 100% of shares in UAB Aukstagire and UAB Aukstasile to Silvestica Green Forest Lithuania, which was advised by 3Law Miskinis & Partners. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12231-cobalt-advises-invl-baltic-forests-fund-i-on-sale-of-lithuanian-forests
18-Dec Lithuania Fort Legal; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Royalton Partners on its sale of Lithuanian aircraft ground handling company Litcargus to Gateway Airport Services. Fort advised the buyer. N/A
20-Dec Lithuania Glimstedt; TGS Baltic Glimstedt advised Precia Molen on the acquisition of 100% of Milviteka UAB from its shareholders, who were advised by TGS Baltic. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12185-glimstedt-and-TGS-baltic-advise-on-precia-molen-s-acquisition-of-milviteka
27-Dec Lithuania SPC Legal SPC Legal advised Lithuanian construction company UAB Litana Ir Ko on the construction of a fish processing plant in the Klaipeda free economic zone in Lithuania, as well as on financing and security structuring. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12381-SPC-legal-advises-litana-ir-ko-on-construction-and-financing-of-industrial-plant-in-klaipeda-fez
27-Dec Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic helped AB Dolomitas prepare data protection impact assesments. N/A
30-Dec Lithuania 3Law Miskinis & Partners; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised BaltCap on its acquisition of Lithuania's Krekenavos Agrofirma meat processing company from UAB Edverita and entrepreneur Linas Griksas. The sellers were advised by 3Law Miskinis & Partners. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12342-TGS-baltic-advises-baltcap-on-acquisition-of-lithuanian-meat-processing-company
31-Dec Lithuania SPC Legal SPC Legal successfully defended BUAB Sibimpeksas shareholders and directors in an intentional bankruptcy case. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12311-SPC-legal-successful-for-buab-sibimpeksas-in-bankruptcy-case
31-Dec Lithuania Cobalt; Walless Cobalt advised the shareholder of UAB Kuncu Ambulatorine Klinika on the sale of 100% shares of the company to the Affidea group, a provider of cancer care services in Europe. Walless advised the buyer. N/A
31-Dec Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Skandia on its exit from the Lithuanian market. N/A
11-Oct Lithuania, Poland TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised MBank S.A. on its entrance into an Agreement on Amendment of Maximum Pledge Agreement between it, Morele.net, Pigu, UAB Pigu IP, and SIA Pigu Latvia securing claims arising out of the Facility Agreement. N/A
22-Oct Lithuania, Poland TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised MBank S.A. and MCI.Creditventures on their entrance into a Maximum Pledge Agreement under which newly issued shares of UAB Pigu were pledged, thereby securing Morele Group obligations under the Bonds Underwriting Agreement and Bonds Issue Terms. N/A
9-Oct Lithuania; North Macedonia; Serbia Karanovic & Partners; Motieka & Audzevicius Motieka & Audzevicius advised Petstart UAB on its exit from a joint venture with Romania's PET packaging waste company. The unidentified buyer was advised by Karanovic & Partners. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/11704-jurgita-venckute-and-lina-taletaviciute-misiuniene-join-averus-as-partners-2
1-May Lithuania; Poland Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic, in cooperation with Polish law firm Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak, advised Lietuvos Energija (the current Ignitis Group) on its acquisition of the 94 MW Pomerania wind farm in Poland from Spanish company IGE, which is owned by the environmental impact fund SI Capital. N/A
14-Jun Lithuania; Poland TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Sunly Land AS on the acquisition of 7 photovoltaic panel development projects from five Polish companies. N/A
2-Jul Lithuania; Poland Dentons; Ellex (Valiunas); Weil, Gotshal & Manges Dentons advised CEE hotel group Orbis on the separation of its real estate ownership from its service business and the subsequent sale of its service business to the Accor hotel group. Weil advised Accor on the deal. Ellex Valiunas provided unspecified advice to Orbis on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/11064-Dentons-Ellex-and-weil-advise-on-orbis-separation-of-business-and-sale-to-accor-hotel-group
2-Oct Lithuania; Romania DLA Piper; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised a consortium of ING Bank N.V. Amsterdam-Bucharest and London Branch, UniCredit Bank S.A., OTP Bank Romania, and Intesa San Paolo Bank Romania acting as creditors) and ING Bank N.V. Amsterdam-London Branch (acting as agent and securities agent) on their grant of a EUR 66 million multicurrency syndicated loan to the Romanian group of companies Green Group. The borrower was advised by DLA Piper. EUR 66 million
21-Jun Lithuania; Serbia Glimstedt Glimstedt, acting on behalf of Sanitex UAB, successfully persuaded Lithuania's Supreme Court to refuse to recognize and enforce a Serbian arbitration award against the Serbian state privatization agency. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/11002-glimstedt-successfully-represents-interests-of-sanitex-against-serbian-privatization-agency-in-lithuania-s-supreme-court
31-Jan Moldova Gladei & Partners Gladei & Partners advised Austria's Deniz Bank on a cross-border EUR 5 million financing to Health Forever International for the expansion of the first private Moldovan hospital Medpark. EUR 5 million
15-Feb Moldova CMS; Jones Day; Schoenherr; Turcan Cazac CMS and Turzan Cazac advised the OTP Bank Group on the acquisition of 87.85% of shares in Mobiasbanca from the Societe Generale group. Schoenherr, working with lead counsel Jones Day, advised Societe Generale on the sale. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/moldova/10236-CMS-and-schoenherr-advise-on-otp-bank-acquisition-of-mobiasbanca-from-societe-generale
19-Mar Moldova Cobzac & Partners; Efrim Rosca & Associates; Gladei & Partners Efrim, Rosca & Associates advised the Moldovan Government, acting through the Agency for Public Property, on its sale of 63.8865% of the authorized capital of Moldindconbank to Bulgaria's Doverie United-Holding AD. Gladei & Partners and Cobzac & Partners advised Doverie-Invest on the deal, which had received preliminary approval on January 22 from the National Bank of Moldova. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/moldova/10460-efrim-rosca-si-asociatii-advises-moldovan-government-on-sale-of-majority-stake-in-moldindconbank
1-May Moldova Norton Rose Fulbright; Turcan Cazac Turcan Cazac ad US counsel Norton Rose Fulbright advised Carlyle Aviation Partners on the dry leasing of an Airbus A320 aircraft to C.A. Air Moldova S.R.L., Moldova's largest airline. USD 20 million
15-May Moldova Turcan Cazac; Volciuc Ionescu Turcan Cazac advised Victoriabank and Banca Transilvania on a club deal loan in Moldova to Lemi Invest S.A. to finance the construction of the first A+ class office building in Chisinau and a 4-star Courtyard Marriott Hotel. Volciuc Ionescu advised Victoriabank and Banca Transilvania on matters of Romanian law. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/moldova/10765-turcan-cazac-advises-victoriabank-and-banca-transilvania-on-club-deal-loan-to-lemi-invest
1-Jun Moldova Turcan Cazac Turcan Cazac advised Aircastle Advisor, an aircraft leasing company, in relation to the dry leasing of two Airbus A320 aircraft to Fly One S.R.L., Moldova's second largest airline. USD 53 million
1-Jul Moldova Hogan Lovells; Homburger; Turcan Cazac Turcan Cazac, working with lead counsel Hogan Lovells and Swiss counsel Homburger, advised Societe Generale S.A., Zurich Branch in relation to a pre-crop finance facility to Trans-Oil International S.A./Trans-Oil Group, the largest Moldovan group of agricultural companies. USD 35 million
31-Jul Moldova Gladei & Partners Gladei & Partners acted as Moldovan legal counsel to the EBRD in providing trade finance facilities to Moldova-Agroindbank (USD 8 million) and Victoriabank (USD 5 million), under a new TFP facility. USD 13 million
30-Nov Moldova Allen & Overy; Gladei & Partners; GSK Gladei & Partners acted as Moldovan legal counsel to Mogo Loans on its guarantee of Mogo Finance's issue of EUR 100 million secured bonds via the Frankfurt stock exchange. GSK Luxembourg acted as Luxembourg counsel to the the Issuer and the security providers while Allen & Overy acted as Luxembourg counsel to the lead manager and co-managers. EUR 100 million
31-Jul Moldova Gladei & Partners; Igor Doicov Gladei & Partners advised the Netherlands' Credit Europe Bank on a cross-border EUR 25 million financing to FSS Invest SRL for the construction of an A+ class office building in Chisinau and the Courtyard Marriott Hotel. Individual Attorney Igor Doicov advised the Moldovan borrower. EUR 25 million
1-May Moldova; Romania Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii; Turcan Cazac Turcan Cazac advised Eurotransgaz S.R.L., a subsidiary of Romanian SNTGN Transgaz S.A., on the privatization of I.S. Vestmoldtransgaz and the construction of a natural gas pipeline to allow Moldova to import natural gas from Romania. Tuca Zbarcea si Asociatii was lead counsel to Eurotransgaz. EUR 90 million
31-Jul Moldova; Ukraine Arthur Cox; Baker McKenzie; Gladei & Partners; Harneys; Homburger; Linklaters; Sayenko Kharenko; Turcan Cazac Baker McKenzie (acting as English, Swiss, and Ukrainian counsel), together with Gladei & Partners (acting as Moldovan counsel), Arthur Cox (acting as Irish counsel), and Harneys Aristodemou Loizides Yiolitis (acting as Cypriot counsel), advised the Trans-Oil Group in relation to a secured Eurobond issuance by Aragvi Finance International DAC, a member of the Trans-Oil Group. The joint lead bookrunners in the issue - Citigroup, Renaissance Capital, and UBS Investment Bank - were advised by Linklaters on English law, Homburger AG on Swiss law, Sayenko Kharenko on Ukrainian law, and Turcan Cazac on Moldovan law. USD 300 million
6-Feb Montenegro Allen & Overy; Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Karanovic & Partners; Kinstellar; Radonjic Associates; Shearman & Sterling Kinstellar, Shearman & Sterling, and Radonjic Associates advised Masdar on its acquisition of a 49% share in Krnovo Green Energy from a subsidiary of Akuo Energy. Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and Karanovic & Partners advised Akuo Energy, while Allen & Overy advised the lenders. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/montenegro/10171-kinstellar-karanovic-partners-radonjic-associates-and-cgsh-advise-on-masdar-acquisition-of-wind-farm-project-in-montenegro
17-Apr Montenegro CMS; Jones Day; Schoenherr Jones Day advised Societe Generale on the sale of its majority stake in the share capital of Societe Generale Montenegro to OTP Bank Nyrt. Schoenherr advised Societe Generale on matters of Montenegrin law, and CMS advised OTP. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/montenegro/10615-jones-day-schoenherr-and-cms-advise-on-sale-of-majority-stake-in-societe-generale-montenegro-to-otp-bank
14-May Montenegro NKO Partners NKO Partners advised Montenegrin telecommunication company MTEL on its entrance into a pledge agreement with Unicredit Bank Serbia and represented MTEL in registering the pledge over MTEL's assets worth EUR 4,930,570 in the Pledge Registry held by the Commercial Court in Podgorica. EUR 4.93 million
16-Jul Montenegro Jones Day; Schoenherr Schoenherr, working with Jones Day, advised Crnogorska Komercijalna Banka AD on its acquisition of a 90.56% stake in Societe Generale Banka Montenegro a.d. from Societe Generale SA, for a consideration of EUR 40.455 million. EUR 40.45 million
14-Nov Montenegro NKO Partners NKO Partners advised Galenika AD Beograd and successfully represented Galenika as a creditor in bankruptcy proceedings involving its Montengrin subsidiary before the Commercial Court in Montenegro. N/A
11-Jan Montenegro; Serbia BDK Advokati; Bojanovic & Partners; HRLE BDK Advokati has advised Montenegro's Industriaimport-Industriaimpex AD on its acquisition of 49% of the registered capital of Serbian pharmaceutical wholesaler Farmalogist d.o.o. from private equity firm Adriatic Fund B.V., and in connection with the Shareholders' Agreement entered into with the owners of the remaining 51% of the shares. HRLE advised Adriatic, while Bojanovic & Partners advised the owners of 51% of the shares in Farmalogist. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/9959-bdk-advokati-hrle-and-bojanovic-partners-advise-on-industriaimport-industriaimpex-acquisition-of-stake-in-farmalogist-from-adriatic-fund-subsequent-shareholders-agreement
8-Mar North Macedonia CMS; Jones Day; Schoenherr CMS advised Steiermarkische Sparkasse und Bank AG on its acquisition of Societe Generale's shares in Ohridska Banka Societe Generale. Jones Day was lead counsel to Societe Generale, which was also advised by Moravcevic Vojnovic i Partneri (Schoenherr) in the Republic of Northern North Macedonia. EUR 49 million ceelegalmatters.com/NorthMacedonia/10398-cms-and-moravcevic-vojnovic-advise-on-steiermarkische-sparkasse-bank-purchase-in-northern-NorthMacedonia
10-Apr North Macedonia Polenak Law Firm The Polenak Law Firm advised Global Special Opportunities Ltd. on its acquisition of the assets of ferronickel production plant Feni Industries AD in its process of bankruptcy and reorganization. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/NorthMacedonia/10593-polenak-law-firm-advises-global-special-opportunities-on-acquisition-of-feni-industries-assets
17-Jul North Macedonia Polenak Law Firm The Polenak Law Firm advised the EBRD on its EUR 5 million loan to SME Aktiva, including transaction advice and security documentation in North Macedonia. EUR 5 million ceelegalmatters.com/NorthMacedonia/11171-polenak-advises-ebrd-on-eur-5-million-loan-to-aktiva
22-Aug North Macedonia ODI Law ODI advised duty free shop operator ATU North Macedonia on the granting of a EUR 0.5 million loan to its sole shareholder, Turkey-based ATU Turism A.S. EUR 0.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/NorthMacedonia/11420-odi-advises-atu-NorthMacedonia-on-inter-company-loan
23-Aug North Macedonia ODI Law ODI advised Turkish aircraft management and rental company Rey Airlines on the winding up of its Rey Airlines Europe LLC JV, which it established in partnership with a private individual in Skopje in 2016. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/NorthMacedonia/11432-odi-advises-rey-airlines-on-winding-up-of-NorthMacedonian-joint-venture
14-Feb North Macedonia; Russia Alrud; CMS CMS advised RESO-Garantia on its acquisition of ERGO Insurance, a Russian subsidiary of the ERGO Group, from ERGO International AG. Alrud advised ERGO International on the sale. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/10232-CMS-and-alrud-advise-on-reso-garantia-acquisition-of-ergo-insurance-company
1-Jan Poland RS Legal RS Legal successfully represented EDP Renewables in a case before the Provincial Administrative Court in Poznan regarding real estate tax in the context of a wind farm. N/A
2-Jan Poland Dentons Dentons Warsaw has advised Hines Global REIT on the sale of a portfolio of five logistics properties in Poland for approximately EUR 140 million to Gemini Poland Holdcos, affiliates of Blackstone Group. EUR 140 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/9876-dentons-advises-hines-on-sale-of-logistics-portfolio-in-poland
2-Jan Poland SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions has advised Therme Group on a joint venture with Studio Drift and FuturePace in regard to the shared ownership and operation of Franchise Freedom LTD. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/9881-ssw-advises-therme-group-on-joint-venture-with-studio-drift-and-futurepace-for-flying-sculpture-project
3-Jan Poland Gide Loyrette Nouel; K&L Gates The Warsaw office of Gide Loyrette Nouel has advised YIT Development on its shareholders' agreement with the Wroclaw-based developer i2 Development regarding a joint investment in a special purpose vehicle. K&L Gates advised i2 Development on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/9887-gide-and-k-l-gates-advise-on-yit-development-and-i2-development-joint-venture
3-Jan Poland Clifford Chance; Dentons Dentons has advised global renewable energy giant the Equinor Group (formerly Statoil), on the conclusion of a preliminary agreement for the purchase of a 50 percent stake in Polenergia Baltyk I, the company developing the Baltyk I offshore wind farm, from Polenergia SA. Clifford Chance advised Polenegria on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/9889-dentons-advises-equinor-group-on-agreement-to-purchase-stake-in-third-offshore-wind-farm-from-polenergia
3-Jan Poland Dentons; Hogan Lovells The Warsaw office of Hogan Lovells has advised the ISOC Group on the acquisition of the C and D buildings of the Silesia Business Park from Skanska. Dentons advised Skanska on the sale. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/9893-hogan-lovells-and-dentons-advise-on-acquisition-of-silesia-business-park-office-buildings
4-Jan Poland Clifford Chance; Linklaters Clifford Chance has advised NN Investment Partners International Holdings B.V. on the sale of a 45% of minority shareholding in NN Investment Partners TFI to ING Bank Slaski S.A. Linklaters advised ING on the acquisition. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/9900-clifford-chance-and-linklaters-advise-on-ing-bank-slaski-acquisiton-of-nn-investment-partners-tfi-shares
4-Jan Poland CMS CMS Warsaw has advised global dermo cosmetics manufacturer Pierre Fabre on the November 2018 launch of its first online store in Europe. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/9901-cms-advises-pierre-fabre-on-online-store-launch-in-europe
8-Jan Poland Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto has advised Capital Partners S.A., the majority shareholder of Gekoplast S.A, in connection with Gekoplast's acquisition by Karton S.p.A. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/9925-cdz-advises-capital-partners-on-sale-of-gekoplast-to-karton
9-Jan Poland Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak Poland's SK&S has assisted ING Bank Hipoteczny SA on its successful application for permission to start operations. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/9929-sk-s-helps-ing-bank-hipoteczny-achieve-pfsa-permission
9-Jan Poland Eversheds Sutherland Counsel Witold Slawinski has become the head of the Tech & Industrial Engineering Practice at Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland in Poland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/9935-witold-slawinski-becomes-head-of-tech-industrial-engineering-practice-at-wierzbowski-eversheds-sutherland
9-Jan Poland Dentons; Linklaters Linklaters has advised Unilever on the sale of assets used for the manufacturing in its Polish factory in Katowice of "spreads" products to Upfield Polska sp. z o.o., a company from the KKR group. Dentons represented Upfield. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/9938-linklaters-advises-unilever-on-sale-spreads-product-manufacturing-assets-in-poland
11-Jan Poland Gessel Gessel has advised the majority shareholders of Fast White Cat S.A. on their divestment of a 94% stake in the company to Sare S.A. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/9960-gessel-advises-on-sale-of-majority-stake-in-fast-white-cat-to-sare
15-Jan Poland Gide Loyrette Nouel Gide advised Benvic Europe SAS on the acquisition of Alfa PVC sp. z o.o., a manufacturer of granulated polyvinyl chloride blends. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/9981-gide-advises-investindustrial-fund-on-acquisition-of-chemical-company
15-Jan Poland Clifford Chance; Weil, Gotshal & Manges Clifford Chance advised private equity firm Cinven on its acquisition of a minority stake in RTB House, a Warsaw-based global provider of innovative retargeting technology. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/9984-clifford-chance-and-weil-advise-on-cinven-investment-in-rtb-house
15-Jan Poland Gide Loyrette Nouel; Krassowski Law Firm Gide advised Resource Partners on its acquisition of a 70 percent stake in Maczfit, a dietary catering home delivery company. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/9985-gide-advises-resource-partners-on-investments-in-dietary-catering-market
15-Jan Poland Most Partners; Noerr Noerr advised Otwarty Rynek Elektroniczny S.A. on the sale of an 81% stake in BrainSHARE IT sp. z o.o., to Norway's VISMA International Holding AS. The buyer was advised by Most Partners. N/A
17-Jan Poland Clifford Chance; Dechert; Gide Loyrette Nouel; White & Case Gide advised Enterprise Investors on the sale of Intive group companies involved in digital product development to Mid Europa Partners. White & Case, Clifford Chance, and Dechert advised Mid Europa Partners on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10001-gide-dechert-and-clifford-chance-advise-on-intive-sale
18-Jan Poland Cooley; Kubas Kos Galkowski; Morgan Lewis; WKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski Baehr WKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr, working with lead counsel Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, assisted ShopRunner, Inc. with its acquisition of the enterprise of Spring NYC, Inc. and its Polish subsidiary, Spring Poland Sp. z o.o. Cooley was global counsel to the sellers, with Kubas Kos Galkowski advising with regard to the Polish aspects of the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10016-wkb-and-kkg-advise-on-shoprunner-acquisition-of-spring-nyc
18-Jan Poland Dentons; Hogan Lovells Dentons Warsaw advised Tristan Capital Partners and White Star Real Estate on a EUR 86 million acquisition for the portfolio of EPISO 4 opportunity fund of a portfolio of five warehouses located in Poland from Oz Real Estate. Hogan Lovells advised the sellers. EUR 86 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10033-dentons-and-hogan-lovells-advise-on-polish-warehouse-portfolio-sale
18-Jan Poland CMS; DLA Piper DLA Piper advised Capital Park on obtaining a EUR 159.3 million loan from the European Investment Bank and Pekao SA for the implementation of the "ArtN" project. CMS advised the lenders. EUR 159.3 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10034-dla-piper-and-CMS-advise-on-financing-of-norblin-factory-complex-project
22-Jan Poland Linklaters Linklaters advised development company Skanska on the purchase of the remaining stake of shares in Business Link sp. o.o. from the Academic Entrepreneurship Incubator foundation, which runs a network of co-working and private rental offices in Poland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10059-linklaters-advises-skanska-on-acquisition-of-business-link
22-Jan Poland CEE Attorneys CEE Attorneys Poland persuaded the Polish Court of Appeals to significantly lower an award of damages made against client BBA Transport System in a case involving a breach of a non-competition clause. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10072-cee-attorneys-persuades-polish-court-of-appeals-to-lower-damages-award-against-bba-transport-system
23-Jan Poland Dentons; Hogan Lovells Dentons Warsaw advised Santander Bank Polska S.A. on a EUR 42 million and PLN 60 million financing granted to Galtair, a special purpose vehicle controlled by ISOC Group, for the acquisition of Silesia Business Park C and D office buildings from Skanska. Hogan Lovells advised Galtair on the financing. EUR 42 million and PLN 60 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10085-dentons-and-hogan-lovells-advise-on-santander-bank-financing-for-silesia-business-park-acquisition
24-Jan Poland Gessel; Kasprzyk & Wojdan Gessel advised Bank BGZ BNP Paribas on its acquisition of a minority stake in Dafo Plastics, a packaging producer from the Polish town of Nowy Targ. Kasprzyk & Wojdan advised Dafo Plastics on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10096-gessel-and-kasprzyk-wojdan-advise-on-bgz-bnp-paribas-investment-in-dafo-plastics
25-Jan Poland Dentons; Weil, Gotshal & Manges Dentons advised Orbis in connection with a tender offer issued by majority shareholder AccorHotels to purchase all outstanding shares in Orbis's share capital. EUR 337 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10112-dentons-advises-orbis-on-accorhotels-tender-offer
28-Jan Poland Zieba & Partners Zieba & Partners advised Skanska Residential Development Poland on the acquisition of real estate properties in Warsaw and Krakow from unnamed private sellers for a combined PLN 70 million. PLN 70 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10125-zieba-partners-advises-on-pair-of-skanska-residential-acquisitions
29-Jan Poland K&L Gates K&L Gates advised Poland's Alfabeat venture capital fund in Poland on its investment in RoboCamp. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10128-k-l-gates-advises-alfabeat-on-investment-in-robocamp
31-Jan Poland Dentons; Squire Patton Boggs Squire Patton Boggs advised InterHealth Canada Limited in relation to a loan agreement with Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego for a project involving the complete construction and commence operations of the Zywiec Hospital, the first PPP healthcare facility in Poland. Dentons advised BGK. PLN 140 million
1-Feb Poland Dentons; DLA Piper Dentons advised Hines Poland on the sale of the Graffit office building in Warsaw to Zeus Capital Management. DLA Piper advised the buyer on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10144-dentons-and-dla-piper-advise-on-sale-of-graffit-office-building-in-warsaw
1-Feb Poland K&L Gates K&L Gates successfully represented Chinese construction company China Overseas Engineering Group Co., Ltd in a dispute with a subcontractor involving its commitment to supply acoustic screens for the A2 motorway between Warsaw and Lodz. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10145-k-l-gates-successful-for-china-overseas-engineering-group-in-dispute-with-subcontractor-in-poland
4-Feb Poland WKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski Baehr On January 25, 2019, Poland's National Appeals Chamber dismissed an appeal of the results of the contest to develop the urban-architectural Music Centre and City Park concept in Krakow which was organized by the Malopolska Voivodeship and the Municipality of Krakow. The organizer of the contest was supported by WKB throughout the appeals procedure. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10150-wkb-successful-for-organizer-of-krakow-music-center-project-in-defending-selection-procedure
5-Feb Poland GFKK Grzybczyk Kaminski Gawlik GFKK Grzybczyk Kaminski Gawlik provided pro bono assistance to the Mieczyslaw Karlowicz 1st and 2nd Degree State Music School in Katowice for the renovation of its concert hall in the school building. The main work contractor was Dombud S.A. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10161-gfkk-helps-with-renovation-of-mieczyslaw-karlowicz-music-school-concert-hall-renovation
5-Feb Poland Clifford Chance; K&L Gates Clifford Chance's Warsaw office represented Hoist Finance, a Swedish financial services company active in nine European countries, on its acquisition of non-performing loans from Polish company GetBack. K&L Gates advised GetBack on the sale. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10168-clifford-chance-and-k-l-gates-advise-on-hoist-finance-acquisition-of-npl-from-getback
6-Feb Poland Clifford Chance; Weil, Gotshal & Manges Clifford Chance advised Mid Europa Partners and its recently-acquired portfolio company Hortex on the conditional agreement to purchase Jurajska from Bewa. Weil Gotshal & Manges advised Bewa on the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10178-clifford-chance-and-weil-advise-on-hortex-s-acquisition-of-polish-mineral-water-producer
11-Feb Poland Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig represented CCC S.A. on the initiiation of a business and capital cooperation with the HR Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10199-greenberg-traurig-represents-ccc-in-launch-of-business-and-capital-cooperation-with-hr-group
13-Feb Poland Dentons Dentons advised the LRC Group on its acquisition of 175 apartments and commercial spaces in a modern housing estate in Warsaw. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10223-dentons-advises-lrc-group-on-acquisition-of-apartments-in-warsaw
13-Feb Poland Jara Drapala & Partners Jara Drapala & Partner persuaded the Court of Appeal in Warsaw to dismiss an appeal of a judgment by the Regional Court awarding compensation to IT company and firm client Exorigo-Upos sp. z o.o. for "stock exchange damage." N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10225-jara-drapala-partners-wins-first-final-polish-judgment-regarding-stock-exchange-damage
13-Feb Poland CMS; Evangelides and Partners; Noerr Noerr advised real estate investment fund Golub GetHouse on financing from a Polish bank for the construction of a private student house in Krakow. CMS acted as lender's counsel while Evangelides and Partners advised the borrower in Cyprus. EUR 22.5 million
14-Feb Poland DLA Piper; Luther; Roedl & Partner DLA Piper advised Eiffel Investment Group on the financing of photovoltaic systems in Poland built by Germany's SUNfarming Group. SUNfarming was advised by Roedl & Partner on Polish law matters and Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft on German law. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10228-dla-piper-advises-eiffel-investment-group-on-financing-of-sunfarming-photovoltaic-systems-in-poland
18-Feb Poland Gide Loyrette Nouel; Norton Rose Fulbright Gide Warsaw advised Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield on the refinancing of the Galeria Mokotow shopping center in Warsaw. EUR 200 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10249-gide-warsaw-advises-unibail-rodamco-westfield-on-refinancing-of-warsaw-shopping-center
21-Feb Poland Baker McKenzie; Dentons Baker McKenzie Warsaw advised Baltisse on its acquisition of Polflam, a Polish fire-resistant glass manufacturer, from its two founders, Maciej Szamborski and Wojciech Wilczak, and from Syntaxis Capital, a private debt and growth capital investor. Dentons, which had advised Syntaxis Capital on its 2014 investment in Polflam (then trading as Glass-Team), advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10270-baker-mckenzie-and-dentons-advise-on-baltisse-acquisition-of-polish-fire-resistant-glass-manufacturer
21-Feb Poland K&L Gates A team of lawyers from K&L Gates' Warsaw office, acting pro bono, successfully represented Tomasz Stepien in a case involving the recognition and enforcement in Poland of an arbitral award rendered by the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne in Switzerland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10278-k-l-gates-successful-for-polish-rugby-player-in-pro-bono-enforcement-proceeding
22-Feb Poland Bird & Bird; DMS DeBenedetti Majewski Szczesniak DMS DeBenedetti Majewski Szczesniak advised InterRisk TU SA VIG on its acquisition of shares in TUW TUW from the MACIF Group. Bird & Bird advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10283-dms-debenedetti-majewski-szczesniak-advises-interrisk-tu-sa-vig-on-acquisition-of-shares-in-tuw-tuw
22-Feb Poland Dentons Dentons Warsaw advised Mitsui High-tec on it construction of a plant to manufacture generator and motor parts for electric and hybrid vehicles in Invest-Park, the Walbrzych Special Economic Zone in Poland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10286-dentons-advises-japan-s-mitsui-high-tec-on-expansion-to-europe
25-Feb Poland CMS CMS Warsaw advised Aberdeen Standard European Logistics Income PLC on the acquisition of a logistics warehouse in Krakow from Panattoni Development Co and Marvipol SA. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10292-cms-advises-aberdeen-standard-european-logistics-income-on-acquisition-of-logistics-warehouse-in-krakow
28-Feb Poland Eversheds Sutherland; WKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski Baehr WKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr advised Centrum Rozliczen Elektronicznych Polskie ePlatnosci S.A. on its acquisition of 100% of shares in Billbird S.A. from International Game Technology. Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland advised International Game Technology on the sale. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10343-wkb-advises-polskie-eplatnosci-on-acquisition-of-billbird
1-Mar Poland Celej & Kondracki; DLA Piper DLA Piper represented TDJ Pitango Ventures in its EUR 3.5 million investment in Custom Sp z o.o. Celej & Kondracki advised Custom and its founders on the deal. EUR 3.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10348-dla-piper-and-celej-kondracki-advise-on-tdj-pitango-ventures-on-investment-in-custom
5-Mar Poland K&L Gates K&L Gates advised Inovo Venture Partners - a Series A fund focused on Poland and CEE - in connection with its investment in Slovakian startup Eyerim. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10369-k-l-gates-advises-inovo-venture-partners-on-investment-in-slovakian-startup-eyerim
8-Mar Poland Zieba & Partners Zieba & Partners advised mBank on its lease of office space at the Warsaw complex from Golub GetHouse and Mennica Polska S.A. Greenberg Traurig advised Golub GetHouse and Mennica Polska. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10380-zieba-partners-advises-mbank-on-move-of-headquarters-to-warsaw-s-mennica-legacy-tower
11-Mar Poland Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, Gorski SPCG successfully represented former shareholders of PGE Elektrownia Belchatow SA and other companies from the PGE group in a dispute with PGE GiEK SA before the Supreme Court of Poland involving payment of interest due to delays in paying dividends. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10414-spcg-successful-for-shareholders-claiming-interest-on-delayed-dividend-payments-from-pge-giek
12-Mar Poland Greenberg Traurig The Warsaw office of Greenberg Traurig has represented Manila's ISOC Group in the acquisition of the Argon building in the Alchemia office complex in Gdansk. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10421-greenberg-traurig-helps-isoc-group-acquire-expensive-office-building-in-gdansk
13-Mar Poland Gide Loyrette Nouel; White & Case Gide Warsaw advised KGHM Polska Miedz S.A. on a USD 450 million financing for Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego. White & Case advised BGK on the deal. USD 450 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10430-gide-and-white-case-advise-on-kghm-polska-miedz-financing-from-bgk
13-Mar Poland Allen & Overy; Greenberg Traurig; White & Case; Wolf Theiss Greenberg Traurig represented Cromwell European Real Estate Investment Trust, acting through its subsidiaries, on the acquisition of 16 predominantly freehold office properties in Poland, the Netherlands, and Finland. The sellers, represented by White & Case in London and Finland and Wolf Theiss in Warsaw, were entities related to Goldman Sachs. Allen & Overy advised the financing banks. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10431-greenberg-traurig-advises-cereit-on-pan-european-acquisition
18-Mar Poland Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto Chajec, Don-Siemion and Zyto advised funds managed by TFI Capital Partners on a financial investment in the Piotr & Pawel Group, a Polish supermarket chain operating 145 stores. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10441-cdz-advises-tfi-capital-partners-on-investment-in-piotr-pawel-supermarket-chain
18-Mar Poland Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, Gorski SPCG advised Sonae Sierra, a developer and provider of services for developing commercial real estate, on its acquisition of 50% of the shares in the Balmain Asset Management Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10445-spcg-advises-sonae-sierra-on-acquisition-of-50-of-shares-in-balmain-asset-management-group
19-Mar Poland Act Legal (BSWW) Poland's Act Legal (BSWW) advised the NEO Hospital Group, which runs Krakow's Szpital na Klinach clinic, on the acquisition of the da Vinci surgical system. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10458-act-bsww-advises-neo-hospital-on-purchase-of-da-vinci-robot
20-Mar Poland Dentons; DLA Piper Dentons Warsaw advised HB Reavis on the EUR 350 million financing granted to its three subsidiaries by a syndicate of Santander Bank Polska, Helaba, Bank Pekao, and UniCredit for the construction of Varso Place in Warsaw. The banks were advised by DLA Piper. EUR 350 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10465-dentons-and-dla-piper-advise-on-varso-place-financing
21-Mar Poland Clifford Chance; Dentons; Linklaters; Weil, Gotshal & Manges Clifford Chance advised Australia's Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets and Australian pension funds MTAA Superannuation Fund, Statewide Superannuation Fund, and Westscheme Fund on the sale of DCT Gdansk S.A., Poland's largest container terminal, to a consortium of PSA International Ptd Ltd, the Polish Development Fund, and the IFM Global Infrastructure Fund (managed by IFM Investors). Weil Gotshal & Manges advised the consortium and the Polish Development Fund, Linklaters advised IFM, and Dentons advised PSA. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/10472-clifford-chance-linklaters-dentons-and-weil-advise-on-massive-dct-gdansk-deal
21-Mar Poland Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto advised Nevu Sp. z o.o. on the acquisition of a 100% stake of pharmaceutical and dietary supplement producer Eubioco S.A. from Pelion S.A. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10474-cdz-advises-nevu-on-acquisition-of-pharma-producer
21-Mar Poland Act Legal (BSWW) Act Legal (BSWW) successfully represented PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe S.A. in procedures aimed at securing interim relief against Astaldi S.p.A. PLN 450 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10477-act-bsww-successful-for-pkp-plk-in-proceedings-against-astaldi
21-Mar Poland Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland won a tender to provide legal services for road projects carried out by Poland's General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10479-wierzbowski-eversheds-sutherland-wins-tender-to-advise-poland-s-general-directorate-for-national-roads-and-motorways
21-Mar Poland Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised Madison International Realty on its indirect acquisition of a majority stake in Capital Park S.A., an investor in the ArtN complex in the Wola district of Warsaw. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10482-greenberg-traurig-advises-madison-international-realty-on-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-capital-park
21-Mar Poland Jara Drapala & Partners Jara Drapala & Partners advised Hive, a new supplier of electric scooters, on its entry into the Polish market. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10483-jara-drapala-partners-advises-electric-scooter-supplier-on-polish-entry
22-Mar Poland DMS DeBenedetti Majewski Szczesniak DMS DeBenedetti Majewski Szczesniak advised Vienna Insurance Group AG on its acquisition of 100% of the shares in Gothear Towarzystwo Ubezpieczen S.A. from Germany's Gothaer Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10487-dms-advises-vienna-insurance-group-on-acquisition-of-gothaer-towarzystwo-ubezpieczen
25-Mar Poland Clifford Chance; White & Case White & Case advised the Polish Ministry of Finance on the EUR 2 billion issuance of 10 and 30-year Euro-denominated Green Bonds, maturing on March 7, 2029 and March 8, 2049 respectively. Clifford Chance advised lead managers and bookrunners Citi, ING, J.P. Morgan, PKO BP, Santander, and Societe Generale. EUR 2 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10500-white-case-advises-polish-ministry-of-finance-on-eur-2-billion-green-bonds-issuance
25-Mar Poland Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto advised CP Fundusz Inwestycyjny Zamkniety and Capital Partners Investment I Fundusz Inwestycyjny Zamkniety on the sale of 100% of their shares and bonds in Symbio Polska S.A., as well as on an investment in an unnamed FMCG company. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10504-cdz-advises-investment-funds-on-capital-markets-transaction
25-Mar Poland Act Legal (BSWW) Act Legal Poland helped Strabag PFA Austria GmbH - a member of the Strabag Group - acquire 100% of the shares of Caverion Polska Sp. z o.o. from Finland's Caverion Oyj. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10507-act-legal-poland-advises-strabag-on-takeover-of-caverion
25-Mar Poland Dentons; K&L Gates K&L Gates advised PFR Ventures on its investment in the Cogito Capital Partners fund, created to support startups in the growth phase. Dentons advised Cogito on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10508-k-l-gates-and-dentons-advise-on-pfr-ventures-investment-in-cogito-capital-fund
25-Mar Poland Gessel; Mrowiec Fialek & Partners Gessel assisted mLeasing sp. z o.o. with its acquisition of a 100% stake in LeaseLink sp. z o.o., from Pragma Faktoring S.A. coupled with refinancing of LeaseLink's debt. Mrowiec Fialek and Partners advised Pragma Faktoring S.A. and the minority shareholders of LeaseLink sp. z o.o. on the sale. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10509-gessel-advises-mleasing-on-its-take-over-of-leaselink
26-Mar Poland CMS; White & Case White & Case advised Vienna-based FLE on the purchase of the K1 office building in Krakow. CMS advised the seller, an unnamed global investment manager, on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10512-white-case-advises-fle-on-acquisition-of-tallest-office-building-in-krakow
29-Mar Poland Weil, Gotshal & Manges Weil Gotshal & Manges advised Tacit Investment and its subsidiary on the opening of a Nobu Hotel and Restaurant in Warsaw. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10524-weil-advises-on-opening-of-nobu-hotel-and-restaurant-in-warsaw
29-Mar Poland Mrowiec Fialek & Partners Mrowiec Fialek and Partners advised ZAP Sznajder Batterien S.A. on the acquisition of 100% of shares in NEF Battery Holding S.a r.l., the majority shareholder of Orzel Bialy S.A. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10531-mrowiec-fialek-and-partners-advises-zap-sznajder-batterien-on-investment-in-orzel-bialy
30-Mar Poland Crido Legal; Squire Patton Boggs Squire Patton Boggs advised the administrators of Wonga Worldwide Limited (in administration) on the sale of all shares in Wonga.pl sp. z o.o. to Kruk S.A. Crido Legal advised the buyer. PLN 97.1 million
1-Apr Poland Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto; DZP Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto advised RED 8, a group of advertising and marketing companies, on the sale of Content Invest Sp. z o.o. to a company from the Dentsu Aegis Group. DZP Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka advised the Dentsu Aegis Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10534-cdz-advises-red-8-on-sale-of-content-invest-to-dentsu-aegis
2-Apr Poland Greenberg Traurig; Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland advised Drukarnia Embe Press on the sale of 80% of the company's shares to Innova Capital. Greenberg Traurig advised the buyer on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10539-wierzbowski-eversheds-sutherland-and-greenberg-traurig-advise-on-innova-capital-investment-in-drukarnia-embe-press
2-Apr Poland Act Legal (BSWW) The Warsaw office of Act Legal advised Finnish developer YIT on the acquisition of a six-hectare property in the Warsaw district of Bemowo. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10541-act-bsww-advises-yit-on-property-acquisition-in-warsaw
2-Apr Poland Linklaters; Paul Hastings Linklaters advised Patron Capital on the acquisition of the 5-star Sheraton Hotel in the center of Warsaw from a joint venture of Benson Elliot and Walton Street. Paul Hastings in London and WKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski Baehr in Warsaw advised the sellers on the sale. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10547-linklaters-and-wkb-advise-on-patron-capital-acquisition-of-sheraton-hotel-in-warsaw
3-Apr Poland Jara Drapala & Partners Jara Drapala & Partners, working with SWS Strykowski Wachowiak, successfully represented Mostostal Warszawa S.A. in a dispute against Zaklad Unieszkodliwiania Odpadow regarding a contract for the construction of a waste incineration plant in the city of Szczecin. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10550-jdp-successful-for-mostostal-warszawa-in-waste-incineration-plant-contract-dispute-in-court-of-appeals
9-Apr Poland Linklaters Linklaters advised Globalworth Poland on its EUR 37 million acquisition of the Rondo Business Park office complex in Krakow. EUR 37 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10578-linklaters-advises-globalworth-on-acquisition-of-rondo-business-park-in-krakow
9-Apr Poland Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto advised biotechnology company Pharmena S.A. on the transfer of its shares to the Warsaw Stock Exchange from the NewConnect market. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10581-cdz-advises-pharmena-on-listing-on-warsaw-stock-exchange
9-Apr Poland Crido Legal Crido Legal advised Akademia Pilkarska Legii Sp. z o.o. - a special purpose vehicle of Legia Warszawa S.A. - on the establishment of a modern football training complex in the Grodzisk Mazowiecki municipality of Poland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10587-crido-legal-advises-on-establishment-of-modern-football-training-center-in-poland
9-Apr Poland Crido Legal; SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW advised Skanska S.A. on its sale of 11 bituminous mass plants and other assets to Colas Polska sp. z o.o. Crido Legal advised Colas Polska on the transaction. PLN 120 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10588-ssw-and-crido-legal-advise-on-sale-of-assets-by-skanska-to-colas-polska
9-Apr Poland Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig represented Mazovia Capital in the sale of the Mazovia Plaza office building to M7, a pan-European investor and asset manager. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10589-greenberg-traurig-represents-mazovia-capital-in-sale-of-mazovia-plaza-office-building-in-warsaw
10-Apr Poland Baker McKenzie; Dentons; White & Case Dentons Warsaw advised a fund managed by GLL Real Estate Partners on the acquisition of the Gatehouse Offices, the first building in the Warsaw Brewery complex, from Echo Investment. White & Case and Baker McKenzie advised Echo Investment on the sale. EUR 76.8 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10595-dentons-baker-mckenzie-and-white-case-advise-on-gll-real-estate-partners-acquisition-of-office-building-in-warsaw-brewery
10-Apr Poland Act Legal (BSWW); Dentons Dentons Warsaw advised Patrizia Immobilien AG, the Germany-based provider of real estate investments, on the sale of the Atrium International office building in Warsaw's central business district to Strabag Real Estate. Act Legal (BSWW) advised Strabag on the acquisition. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10597-dentons-advises-patrizia-on-sale-of-atrium-international-office-building-in-warsaw
10-Apr Poland Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig Warsaw advised Akron Investment Central Eastern Europe II and Heitman on the sale of 100% of the shares in the Warsaw Trade Tower office building to Globalworth Poland Real Estate. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10599-greenberg-traurig-advises-akron-investment-fund-on-sale-of-warsaw-trade-tower-office-building
10-Apr Poland RKKW Kwasnicki, Wrobel & Partners RKKW Kwasnicki, Wrobel & Partners successfully represented Leszek Gierszewski, the majority shareholder and president of the board of Drutex SA, in a family business dispute in the District Court in Gdansk and the District Court in Slupsk. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10601-rkkw-successful-in-drutex-case-before-gdansk-and-slupsk-district-courts
15-Apr Poland Baker Tilly ; Gide Loyrette Nouel; Linklaters Gide advised Yareal International on the sale of buildings A and B in Warsaw's LIXA office project to Commerz Real AG. Commerz Real was advised by Baker Tilly in Poland and Linklaters in Luxembourg. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10608-gide-advises-yareal-on-sale-of-warsaw-office-buildings-to-commerz-real
16-Apr Poland Greenberg Traurig The Greenberg Traurig Warsaw office advised VD Invest, a subsidiary of Vantage Development, on the sale of Wroclaw's Delta 44 office-retail building to pan-European investor and asset manager M7. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10613-greenberg-traurig-represents-vantage-development-on-sale-of-wroclaw-office-building
18-Apr Poland Baker McKenzie; Kochanski & Partners; White & Case Kochanski & Partners advised IB6 Fundusz Inwestycyjny Zamkniety Aktywow Niepublicznych, an investment fund managed by the Griffin Real Estate group, on the sale of a Warsaw office building to an entity belonging to the Generali group. The purchaser was advised y White & Case and Baker McKenzie. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10620-k-p-and-baker-mckenzie-advise-on-griffin-real-estate-group-sale-of-warsaw-office-building
18-Apr Poland Hogan Lovells Hogan Lovells successfully represented the Malta Foundation in a dispute with Poland's Ministry of Culture and National Heritage in the Regional Court in Warsaw. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10626-hogan-lovells-successful-for-malta-foundation-in-claim-against-poland-s-ministry-of-culture-and-national-heritage
25-Apr Poland Mrowiec Fialek & Partners Mrowiec Fialek and Partners advised private equity fund Value4Capital on the sale of the Konsalnet group's operations in the field of security of persons and assets, including manned guarding, GPS monitoring, and technical security systems, to Separgefi SAS. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10647-mrowiec-fialek-and-partners-advises-value4capital-on-the-sale-of-operations-of-konsalnet-group-to-separgefi
26-Apr Poland CMS; Solivan Pontes; SSW Pragmatic Solutions Solivan, the Polish member firm of Pontes The CEE Lawyers network, advised German project developer WKN on the sale of the 42 MW Barwice wind farm and the 132 MW Jasna wind farm to Germany's Wirtgen Invest Energy GmbH and Stadtwerke Munchen, respectively. Wirtgen Invest was represented by SSW Pragmatic Solutions and Stadtwerke Munchen was advised by CMS in Germany and Poland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10651-solivan-ssw-and-cms-advise-on-wkn-sale-of-polish-wind-farms-to-wirtgen-invest-and-stadtwerke-munchen
2-May Poland Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised Tritax EuroBox plc on the acquisition of a logistics facility in Strykow, Central Poland, from a company belonging to the Panattoni Europe group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10687-greenberg-traurig-advises-tritax-eurobox-on-acquisition-of-logistics-facility-in-central-poland
2-May Poland SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised PGS Software on the introduction of its I-series shares to trading on the regulated market of the Warsaw Stock Exchange. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10691-ssw-pragmatic-solutions-advises-pgs-software-on-introduction-of-shares-to-trading-on-wse
3-May Poland Greenberg Traurig _Greenberg Traurig advised Union Investment on the acquisition of a multiplex cinema in Lodz from the Cineworld Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10698-greenberg-traurig-advises-union-investment-on-acquisition-of-multiplex-cinema-in-lodz
3-May Poland Gessel Gessel assisted Sunfish Partners with the legal and tax structuring of a new fund established under the PFR Starter program of the Polish Development Fund. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10700-gessel-helps-sunfish-partners-structure-venture-capital-fund
8-May Poland Baker McKenzie; Dentons Dentons advised Solaque Holding Ltd, a developer of renewable energy installations, on setting up a joint venture with Wind Power Invest A/S, advised by Baker McKenzie Warsaw. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10730-dentons-and-baker-mckenzie-advise-on-solaque-holding-and-wind-power-invest-joint-venture
8-May Poland Maruta Wachta; Whitestone Legal Maruta Wachta advised Orange Poland on its acquisition of a 100% stake in BlueSoft from Tokajami and Wellchosen Investments. Tokajami and Wellchosen Investments received legal advice from Whitestone Legal. PLN 200 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10735-maruta-wachta-advises-orange-poland-on-acquisition-of-bluesoft
9-May Poland Clifford Chance; Gide Loyrette Nouel Clifford Chance advised Commerzbank on the April 5th issuance by mBank of CHF 125,000,000.00 unsecured bonds under the EMTN Program that will be listed on SIX Swiss Exchange Ltd. Gide advised mBank. CHF 125 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10743-clifford-chance-advises-commerzbank-on-mbank-secured-bond-issuance
9-May Poland Jara Drapala & Partners Jara Drapala & Partners advised Mercedes-Benz Polska on matters related to the development of a logistics center in Olltarzew, near Warsaw. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10746-jdp-advises-mercedes-benz-on-development-of-logistics-center-near-warsaw
13-May Poland KKLW KKLW is assisting the Sinfonia Varsovia Orchestra with the construction of the orchestra's new headquarters in Warsaw. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10754-kklw-assisting-the-sinfonia-varsovia-orchestra-with-construction-of-new-headquarters-in-warsaw
15-May Poland Dentons; Weil, Gotshal & Manges Dentons Warsaw advised Bank Pekao S.A., BNP Paribas Bank Polska S.A., and Banco de Sabadell S.A on revolving credit facilities worth a total of PLN 500 million granted to the CIECH S.A. chemical company and guaranteed by CIECH's five subsidiaries. Weil Gotshal & Manges advised CIECH on the deal. PLN 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10760-dentons-and-weil-advise-on-pln-500-million-financing-for-ciech
15-May Poland Deloitte Legal; Mrowiec Fialek & Partners Mrowiec Fialek and Partners advised Value4Capital's V4C Poland Plus Fund on the acquisition of a minority stake in Dreamcommerce S.A. from the company's shareholders. Dreamcommerce S.A. was advised by Deloitte Legal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10762-mrowiec-fialek-and-partners-and-deloitte-legal-advise-on-value4capital-acquisition-of-shares-in-dreamcommerce-s-a
17-May Poland Dentons; Weil, Gotshal & Manges Dentons Warsaw advised Kajima Student Housing Limited on the acquisition of a majority stake in Student Depo, the operator of a chain of student dormitories in Poland, from Oaktree Capital Management. Weil, Gotshal & Manges advised the seller on the deal, which left former JV partner Griffin Real Estate Partners retaining its 10% share in the chain. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10776-Dentons-and-weil-advise-on-polish-student-dormitories-chain-acquisition
17-May Poland Allen & Overy; Dentons; Hogan Lovells Hogan Lovells advised Xcity Investment Sp. z o.o. and Dentons advised HB Reavis on their sale of the West Station office complex in Warsaw to Mapletree Investments. Allen & Overy advised Mapletree on the acquisition. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10779-hogan-lovells-Dentons-and-allen-overy-advise-on-west-station-office-complex-sale-in-warsaw
22-May Poland Hogan Lovells; Magnusson The Warsaw office of Hogan Lovells advised the ISOC Group on the acquisition of three class A Business Garden Wroclaw I office buildings from Vastint Polska. Magnusson advised the seller on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10798-hogan-lovells-and-magnusson-advise-on-isoc-group-acquisition-of-wroclaw-office-buildings
29-May Poland Act Legal (BSWW) BSWW Act Legal in Poland advised Rank Progress S.A. on its sale of over eight hectares of investment land to Vantage Development S.A. PLN 75 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10861-act-legal-advises-rank-progress-on-second-stage-of-port-popowice-project
29-May Poland Allen & Overy; EY Law; Hogan Lovells Hogan Lovells Poland advised the owner of Cinema 3D S.A. on the sale of its Polish portfolio to Vue International. Allen & Overy advised Vue International and its Polish subsidiary Multikino on the acquisition. EY Law helped Vue International obtain the consent of The President of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection for the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10863-hogan-lovells-and-allen-overy-advise-on-cinema-3d-portfolio-sale
1-Jun Poland RS Legal RS Legal supported PKP Energetyka S.A. (CVC Capital Partners) - a private company in charge of the power grid that supplies electricity to the national railway network and customers connected to that network - in the electricity tariff approval process before the President of the Energy Regulatory Office. N/A
3-Jun Poland Dentons Dentons advised a syndicate of six banks, including the EBRD, Bank Pekao S.A., and DNB Bank Polska S.A., on a EUR 290 million loan to Potegowo Mashav for the construction and operation of a wind farm in Northern Poland. EUR 290 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10880-Dentons-advises-banks-financing-potegowo-mashav-for-wind-farm-in-northern-poland
3-Jun Poland Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig Poland advised Cyfrowy Polsat on the issue of series B bonds. PLN 1 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10888-greenberg-traurig-advises-cyfrowy-polsat-on-pln-1-billion-bond-issue
3-Jun Poland Act Legal (BSWW) Act Legal Poland advised Heli Aviation Service Sp. z o.o. on the purchase of an AW169 helicopter manufactured by Leonardo S.p.A., formerly AgustaWestland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10894-act-legal-poland-advises-on-purchase-of-aw169-helicopter
4-Jun Poland Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, Gorski SPCG Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, Gorski successfully represented Engie Zielona Energia Sp. z o.o. in a dispute involving its lease of land for a wind farm and attempt to reduce the lease due to the collapse of the renewable energy market and the dramatic fall in electricity prices and green certificates. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10898-spcg-successful-for-engie-zielona-energia-in-lease-dispute
5-Jun Poland Greenberg Traurig; Shearman & Sterling Greenberg Traurig and Shearman & Sterling advised Societe Generale on the PLN 1.83 billion sale of Euro Bank, its retail banking subsidiary in Poland, to Bank Millennium. PLN 1.83 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10903-greenberg-traurig-advises-societe-generale-on-sale-of-euro-bank-to-bank-millennium
6-Jun Poland Aplaw Artur Piechocki APlaw advised ComCERT S.A. on the sale of its shares to IT software developer Asseco Poland S.A. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10913-aplaw-advises-comcert-on-share-sale-to-asseco-poland
11-Jun Poland Crido Legal; Dentons Dentons advised Jozef Grzymala, a co-founder of Polish pharmaceutical company LEK-AM, on the sale of the company to the other co-founder, Andrzej Wyrzykowski. Crido advised Andrzej Wyrzykowski. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10930-Dentons-and-crido-legal-advise-on-sale-of-lek-am-from-one-founder-to-another
11-Jun Poland Dentons; Linklaters Dentons Real advised GLL Real Estate Partners on a sale of shares in the company owning the Renaissance office building in central Warsaw to KanAm Grund Group. Linklaters advised the buyers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10932-Dentons-and-linklaters-advise-on-kanam-group-acquisition-of-warsaw-office-building
14-Jun Poland Dubois & Wspolnicy; Noerr Noerr advised Merkur Sportwetten, a member of the Gauselmann Group, on the acquisition of a majority stake in Totolotek, a member of the Intralot Group. Totolotek was advised by Dubois & Wspolnicy. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10949-Noerr-and-dubois-wspolnicy-advise-on-merkur-sportwetten-s-acquisition-of-totolotek
14-Jun Poland Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, Gorski SPCG Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, Gorski successfully represented Air Liquide Global E&C Solutions Poland S.A. in Poland's Supreme Administrative Court regarding corporate income tax. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10959-spcg-successful-for-air-liquide-global-e-c-solutions-poland-in-supreme-administrative-court
17-Jun Poland Jara Drapala & Partners Jara Drapala & Partners successfully persuaded the Lodz, Poland Appellate Court to affirm the judgment of the lower court awarding firm client Mosty Lodz S.A. nearly PLN 32 million from the City of Lodz. PLN 32 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10977-jdp-wins-for-mosty-lodz-in-appellate-court-regarding-damages-for-bridge-replacement
18-Jun Poland Allen & Overy Allen & Overy advised PKO Bank Hipoteczny on the issue of green covered bonds worth PLN 250 million. PLN 250 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10981-allen-overy-advises-pko-bank-hipoteczny-on-first-issue-of-green-covered-bonds
20-Jun Poland Greenberg Traurig; Magnusson Greenberg Traurig advised Madison International Realty and Ghelamco on the sale of the Warsaw Spire A office building to Immofinanz. Magnusson advised Immofinanz on the transaction N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10991-greenberg-traurig-and-magnusson-advise-on-sale-of-warsaw-spire-a-office-building
21-Jun Poland Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, Gorski SPCG Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, & Gorski advised Spanish company Invall Green Energy on the sale of its shares in Pomerania Invall sp. o.o. to Lietuvos Energija Renewables, a member of the Lietuvos Energija Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10997-spcg-advises-invall-green-energy-on-pomerania-wind-farm-project-sale
26-Jun Poland Allen & Overy; Baker McKenzie; Dentons Dentons and Baker McKenzie advised Skanska on the sale of an office building in the Nowy Rynek complex in Poznan, custom-built for Franklin Templeton Investments fund. Allen & Overy advised Franklin Templeton. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11026-Dentons-baker-mckenzie-and-allen-overy-advise-on-sale-of-poznan-office-complex
26-Jun Poland Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka; Gluchowski Siemiatkowski Zwara; Szymanczyk Roman Deresz Karpinski Adwokaci Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka advised Tramwaje Warszawskie on its contract with Korea's Hyundai Rotem for 213 trams. Gluchowski Siemiatkowski Zwara and Szymanczyk Roman Deresz Karpinski Adwokaci advised Hyundai Rotem on the deal. PLN 1.8 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11028-dzp-gluchowski-siemiatkowski-zwara-and-srdk-advise-on-warsaw-tram-tender
26-Jun Poland Clifford Chance; Wardynski & Partners; White & Case Wardynski & Partners advised the largest bondholders of series D and F bonds issued by OT Logistics S.A. and listed on Catalyst regarding the issuance of series H refinancing bonds. Clifford Chance advised OT Logistics and White & Case advised the banks on the issuance. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11035-wardynski-partners-advises-ot-logistics-bondholders-on-debt-restructuring-of-the-group
27-Jun Poland RK Legal; WKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski Baehr WKB advised Infradata on the acquisition of 100% of shares in DIM System sp. z o.o. and Tukan IT sp. z o.o. RK Legal advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11039-wkb-and-rk-legal-advise-on-infradata-acquisition-of-dim-system-and-tukan-it
28-Jun Poland Act Legal (BSWW) BSWW Act Legal advised Silver Dental Clinic's owners on the sale of the company to the Lux Med Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11052-bsww-advises-silver-dental-clinic-on-sale-to-lux-med-group
30-Jun Poland Kancelaria Adwokacka Marcin Krawczyk; Squire Patton Boggs Squire Patton Boggs advised CNG Holdings / Axcess Financial on the sale of a 100% stake in Polish consumer loans lender Axcess Financial Poland to E-Kancelaria. Kancelaria Adwokacka Marcin Krawczyk advised the buyer. N/A
2-Jul Poland Kondracki Celej; Orrick Kondracki Celej advised PolSource S.A., a Salesforce customer success platform advisory company, on a Series A growth round with investment from existing shareholders, company executives, and Salesforce Ventures, which recently launched a USD 125 million Europe Trailblazer Fund to fuel enterprise cloud startups. Orrick advised Salesforce Ventures on the deal. USD 125 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11068-kondracki-celej-and-Orrick-advise-on-polsource-series-a-investment-round
2-Jul Poland Linklaters; Rykowski Jusiel Linklaters advised LUX MED on its 100% acquisition of Centrum Medyczne Mavit Sp. z o.o. from its majority shareholder Resource Partners and the company's unnamed founding minority shareholder. Rykowski Jusiel advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11073-Linklaters-and-rykowski-jusiel-advise-on-lux-med-acquisition-of-cm-mavit
2-Jul Poland Dentons; Linklaters Dentons advised EPP on the sale of a 70% stake in a joint venture company holding 11 newly-built office properties to Henderson Park. Linklaters advised Henderson Park on the deal, which sees EPP maintaining its 30% stake in the joint venture and continuing to manage properties in cooperation with Henderson Park. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11074-Dentons-and-Linklaters-advise-on-henderson-park-acquisition-of-epp-shares-in-office-portfolio
3-Jul Poland Crido Legal; Peterka & Partners Peterka & Partners Poland advised Denmark's Falck group on the sale of its shares in Falck Medical Centers sp. z o.o. and subsidiary Starowka sp. z o.o to PZU Zdrowie. Crido Legal advised PZU Zdrowie. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11082-peterka-partners-advises-falck-group-on-sale-of-falck-medical-centers-to-pzu-zdrowie
4-Jul Poland Act Legal (BSWW) BSWW Act Legal Poland advised Progress XVIII sp. z o.o.-S.K.A., a subsidiary of Rank Progress S.A., on its acquisition of nearly eight hectares of land in Otwock, a town in central Poland, for the development of a shopping mall. PLN 27 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11091-act-legal-advises-rank-progress-on-acquisition-of-eight-hectares-in-poland
4-Jul Poland Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, Gorski SPCG Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, Gorski advised AgioFunds TFI on the creation of Polish closed-end portfolio investment fund Beta ETF mWIG40TR, with the Brokerage House of Bank Ochrony Srodowiska acting as the offering entity. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11094-spcg-advises-agiofunds-tfi-on-closed-end-portfolio-investment-fund
5-Jul Poland Euclid; Gide Loyrette Nouel; SMM Legal SMM Legal, Euclid, and Gide Loyrette Nouel have assisted PKN Orlen prepare to notify and notify the European Commission in Brussels of its intent to acquire Grupa Lotos S.A. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11097-smm-legal-assists-with-notification-to-european-commission-of-pkn-orlen-s-intent-to-acquire-grupa-lotos
8-Jul Poland Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka; DWF; K&L Gates DZP advised DWF Group plc on its acquisition of the legal services business of K&L Gates Jamka sp.k. in Warsaw. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11104-dzp-helps-dwf-take-over-k-l-gates-in-warsaw
8-Jul Poland Linklaters Linklaters advised Chariot Group on the disposal of a portfolio of four M1 shopping centers to a subsidiary of EPP N.V. EUR 224 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11109-Linklaters-advises-chariot-group-on-disposal-of-four-shopping-centers-in-poland
10-Jul Poland SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised MWP Group s.r.o. on its sale of a Czech holding company, the sole shareholder of Polish company Zaklady Chemiczne Permedia S.A., to the LERG capital group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11123-ssw-advises-mwp-group-on-sale-of-permedia-shares
10-Jul Poland Zieba & Partners Zieba & Partners advised Echo Investment on an unspecified real estate acquisition in the center of Poznan. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11125-zieba-partners-advises-echo-investment-on-real-estate-acquisition-in-poznan
10-Jul Poland Gide Loyrette Nouel Gide advised KGHM Polska Miedz S.A. on its issuance of two series of bonds. EUR 471 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11127-gide-advises-kghm-polska-miedz-on-pln-4-billion-bond-issuance-program
12-Jul Poland Dentons; Greenberg Traurig Dentons advised Kulczyk Silverstein Properties on its sale of the Ethos office building in downtown Warsaw to a fund operated by Credit Suisse Asset Management, which was advised by Greenberg Traurig. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11139-Dentons-and-greenberg-traurig-advise-on-ethos-office-building-sale-in-warsaw
12-Jul Poland Clifford Chance; Dentons; DLA Piper Dentons Warsaw advised Hines Polska on its acquisition of the Zalando Lounge distribution center from Hillwood Development, which was advised by Clifford Chance. Financing was provided by PKO Bank Polski, advised by DLA Piper. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11141-Dentons-clifford-chance-and-dla-piper-advise-on-hines-acquisition-of-polish-distribution-center
12-Jul Poland Zieba & Partners Zieba & Partners is continuing its cooperation with Grupa Azoty S.A. on a project developed by Azoty Compounding sp. z o.o. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11142-zieba-partners-cooperating-with-grupa-azoty-on-construction-of-icx-compound
16-Jul Poland Kubas Kos Galkowski Kubas Kos Glkowski advised Sabre Polska on its lease of approximately 16 thousand square meters of office space in the Tischnera Office building in Krakow from the Cavatina Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11154-kubas-kos-galkowski-advises-sabre-polska-on-lease-in-krakow
17-Jul Poland Compliance Partners; Linklaters Linklaters advised DYWIDAG-Systems International on its acquisition of PARTEC System from its founder, 100% shareholder, and CEO Krzysztof Kotarba, who was advised by Compliance Partners. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11169-Linklaters-and-compliance-partners-advise-on-dywidag-acquisition-of-partec-system
18-Jul Poland CMS; Weil, Gotshal & Manges CMS advised the Modus Group on its sale of 49 solar power plants in Poland to Aberdeen Standard Investments SL Capital Infrastructure II fund. Weil, Gotshal & Manges advised the buyers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11177-CMS-and-weil-advise-on-modus-group-sale-of-photovoltaic-projects-in-poland
19-Jul Poland Robert Siwik Law Firm The Law Firm of Attorney-at-Law Dr Robert Siwik represented Central Europe Genomics Center sp. o.o. in a Polish public procurement procedure entitled "Delivery of Innovative Products That Make Up the Genomic Map of Poland," conducted by the Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11180-robert-siwik-law-firm-assists-central-europe-genomics-center-make-winning-polish-public-procurement-bid
19-Jul Poland Mrowiec Fialek & Partners Mrowiec Fialek & Partners advised the shareholders of Pentacomp Systemy Informatyczne S.A. on their sale of a majority stake in the company to Lorentz Tech Limited. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11187-mrowiec-fialek-partners-advises-on-sale-of-majority-stake-in-pentacomp-systemy-informatyczne
22-Jul Poland Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, Gorski SPCG helped AgioFunds TFI obtain the approval for prospectuses from the Polish Financial Supervision Authority to create two closed-end portfolio funds in Poland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11190-spcg-helps-agiofunds-obtain-pfsa-permits-for-more-closed-end-portfolio-investment-funds
23-Jul Poland CMS CMS advised Motel One, a German network of hotels operating across Europe, on its entry into the Polish market and the acquisition of the first Motel One hotel in Warsaw. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11203-CMS-advises-motel-one-on-launch-in-poland
23-Jul Poland Greenberg Traurig; White & Case Greenberg Traurig advised Spanish private equity fund Azora Europa on the sale of two office buildings in Warsaw to M7 Real Estate. White & Case advised M7 Real Estate. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11206-greenberg-traurig-advises-azora-europa-on-sale-of-office-portfolio-in-warsaw-to-m7-real-estate
23-Jul Poland Act Legal (BSWW) BSWW Act Legal advised Adventum on its acquisition of the Poznan Financial Center in Poznan. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11208-bsww-advises-adventum-on-acquisition-of-poznan-financial-center
24-Jul Poland Greenberg Traurig; Norton Rose Fulbright Greenberg Traurig advised Benson Elliot on its acquisition of the Diamentum Office in Wroclaw from Cavatina Holding. Dentons advised Cavatina Holding. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11211-greenberg-traurig-and-Dentons-advise-on-benson-eliot-s-acquisition-of-diamentum-office-in-wroclaw
24-Jul Poland Baker McKenzie; Dentons Dentons advised the Polnord Group on the sale of the Betheone and Befree office buildings in Warsaw's Wilanow Office Park complex to a subsidiary of Polski Holding Nieruchomosci, which was advised by Baker McKenzie. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11213-Dentons-and-baker-mckenzie-advises-on-polnord-s-sale-of-the-wilanow-office-park-in-warsaw
25-Jul Poland Grabalski, Kempinski i Wspolnicy; Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak advised Rolmlecz shareholders on the sale of the company to the Polmlek group in Poland. Grabalski, Kempinski i Wspolnicy advised Polmlek on the acquisition. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11222-sk-s-advises-on-sale-of-rolmlecz-to-polmlek
25-Jul Poland SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW helped Ferrum S.A. receive regulatory approval for its prospectus from the Polish Financial Supervision Authority. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11226-ssw-pragmatic-solutions-helps-ferrum-obtain-regulatory-approval-for-prospectus
25-Jul Poland Clifford Chance; Norton Rose Fulbright Norton Rose Fulbright advised Grupa Lotos SA on the USD 500 million refinancing of loan facilities contracted by the company in connection with its "Program 10+" financing. Clifford Chance advised a consortium of domestic and international banks on the deal. USD 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11232-norton-rose-fulbright-clifford-chance-and-Linklaters-advise-on-grupa-lotos-refinancing
26-Jul Poland Noerr; White & Case Noerr advised Al-Sraiya Hotels & Hospitality Group on the refinancing of the Westin Warsaw hotel. The EUR 41 million loan was provided by Bank Polska Kasa Opieki S.A. White & Case advised the bank. EUR 41 million
29-Jul Poland SMM Legal SMM Legal helped Energa-Obrot S.A. settle a dispute with an unnamed wind farm over the validity of a framework agreement for the sale of green certificates. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11250-smm-legal-helps-energa-settle-dispute-with-wind-farm
29-Jul Poland Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak; Wardynski & Partners Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak advised Polish businessman Piotr Morkowski on his sale of shares in WiseBase sp. z o.o. to Syndigo Polska sp. z o.o. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11253-sk-s-helps-piotr-morkowski-sell-wisebase-shares-to-syndigo-polska
30-Jul Poland SSW Pragmatic Solutions; Wolf Theiss SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised investment vehicles belonging to the 4fi and Origami groups on their take-over of a portfolio of five commercial facilities in several Polish cities from Tesco. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11270-ssw-advises-4fi-and-origami-on-acquisition-of-tesco-poland-real-estate-portfolio
30-Jul Poland RS Legal RS Legal advised PKN Orlen S.A. on a project involving a retrofit of the TG1 turbine generator set at the CHP Plock thermal power plant. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11273-rs-legal-advises-pkn-orlen-on-turbine-generator-retrofit-project
30-Jul Poland Act Legal (BSWW) BSWW Act Legal advised Polish developer Echo Investment on its acquisition of Elektrownia RE sp. z o.o in Lodz. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11274-bsww-advises-echo-investment-on-acquisition-of-elektrownia-re-in-lodz
30-Jul Poland Czabanski & Galuszynski; Linklaters Czabanski & Galuszynski advised Polskie Gornictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo SA on a PLN 10 billion credit agreement with a consortium of banks, which were advised by Linklaters. PLN 10 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11279-c-g-and-Linklaters-advise-on-pln-10-billion-loan-for-pgnig
1-Aug Poland Czabanski & Galuszynski Czabanski & Galuszynski advised Powszechna Kasa Oszczednosci Bank Polski SA and Credit Agricole Bank Polska SA. on syndicated financing for the Pamapol Group companies. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11305-czabanski-galuszynski-advises-on-syndicated-financing-of-pamapol-group
1-Aug Poland DLA Piper DLA Piper successfully represented the Qubus Hotel in its claim for damages against the City of Warsaw related to what the firm describes as its "unlawful refusal to issue a building permit for a hotel." N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11311-dla-piper-successful-for-qubus-hotel-in-claim-for-damages-from-city-of-warsaw
2-Aug Poland DLA Piper; Sullivan & Cromwell; WKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski Baehr DLA Piper advised First Data Corporation on the indirect acquisition of First Data Polska's shares by Fiserv, Inc. WKB and Sullivan & Cromwell advised Fiserv on the deal, which was part of a global merger of First Data with subsidiary Fiserv that was valued at USD 22 billion. USD 22 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11324-dla-piper-and-wkb-advise-on-fiserv-s-indirect-acquisition-of-first-data-polska-s-shares-as-part-of-global-deal
2-Aug Poland Eversheds Sutherland; Taylor Wessing Eversheds Sutherland advised Cogito Fund I on its first investment in MarketInvoice, a London-based online invoice finance platform. Taylor Wessing advised MarketInvoice on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11336-eversheds-sutherland-and-taylor-wessing-advise-on-cogito-fund-i-series-b-investment-in-marketinvoice
5-Aug Poland Gessel; White & Case Gessel advised a private equity fund managed by Enterprise Investors and the three founders of 3S on the sale of 100% shares in 3S to Play Communications subsidiary P4. White & Case advised P4 on the matter. EUR 96 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11337-gessel-and-white-case-advise-on-sale-of-3s-to-p4
6-Aug Poland Gessel Gessel helped Internet operator Przelewy24 and Nets enter into a strategic alliance to create the P24 DotCard payment services entity. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11343-gessel-advises-on-creation-of-new-payment-services-entity
6-Aug Poland Czabanski & Galuszynski Czabanski & Galuszynski advised Acteeum Central Europe and Equilis Polska on a loan of approximately EUR 21 million they received from mBank to finance the construction of a shopping center in the Polish city of Chelm. EUR 21 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11347-czabanski-galuszynski-advises-acteeum-central-europe-and-equilis-polska-on-financing-for-chelm-shopping-center
14-Aug Poland Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, Gorski SPCG Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, Gorski successfully represented Amon sp. z o.o., a subsidiary of Polenergia S.A., in proceedings involving a potentially ineffective termination of a contract by Polska Energia - Pierwsza Kompania Handlowa sp. z o.o., a subsidiary of Tauron Polska Energia S.A. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11358-spcg-successful-for-amon-in-gdansk-district-court
14-Aug Poland DLA Piper; Linklaters DLA Piper advised Santander Bank Polska and Helaba, Landesbank Hessen-Thuringen, on their grant of a loan to finance the construction of 1060 rental apartments at Resi4Rent projects in Poznan, Warsaw, and Gdansk. Linklaters advised Resi4Rent on the deal. EUR 47.15 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11359-dla-piper-and-Linklaters-advise-on-resi4rent-project-financing
14-Aug Poland Dentons Dentons advised investment firm Benson Elliot on its purchase of the Aktyn Business Centre in Warsaw. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11363-Dentons-advises-benson-elliot-on-acquisition-of-aktyn-office-building-in-warsaw
14-Aug Poland Clifford Chance Clifford Chance, acting pro bono on behalf of LGBTQ Groups in Poland, has persuaded a Polish court to order the conservative Gazeta Polska newspaper to halt the distribution of "LGBT-free zone" stickers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11368-clifford-chance-successful-in-pro-bono-challenge-to-lgbt-free-zone-sticker-distribution-in-poland
15-Aug Poland Gorazda Swistun Watroba & Partners; RKKW Kwasnicki, Wrobel & Partners RKKW advised Fitness Place, a subsidiary of Benefit Systems, on its acquisition of twelve fitness clubs in Poland operating under the Platinum Fitness brand. Gorazda, Swistun, Watroba & Partners advised Platinum Fitness on the deal. EUR 12.7 Million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11376-rkkw-advises-fitness-place-on-acquisition-of-12-polish-fitness-clubs
15-Aug Poland Gide Loyrette Nouel; Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised Eltel AB on the EUR 12.7 million sale of its Polish Communication business to Vinci Energies SA, which was advised by Gide. EUR 12.7 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11380-greenberg-traurig-and-gide-advise-on-eltel-sale-of-polish-communication-business
15-Aug Poland Kondracki Celej; DWF; Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland advised EEC Magenta on the PLN 13 million round B funding of Reliability Solutions, which was advised by Kondracki Celej. Icos Capital, which was advised by DWF, also invested in Reliability Solutions. PLN 13 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11381-wierzbowski-eversheds-sutherland-and-kondracki-celej-advise-on-eec-magenta-investment-in-reliability-solutions
15-Aug Poland Bird & Bird Bird & Bird assisted Siemens Mobility with its successful participation in a tender for the supply of an intelligent traffic management and control system in the Polish city of Tychy. PLN 118 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11384-bird-bird-helps-siemens-mobility-win-tender-for-supply-intelligent-traffic-management-and-control-system-in-tychy
19-Aug Poland DWF; Eversheds Sutherland; Kondracki Celej; DWF Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland has advised EEC Magenta on the PLN 13 million round B funding of Reliability Solutions, which was advised by Kondracki Celej. Icos Capital, advised by DWF, also invested in Reliability Solutions. PLN 13 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11381-wierzbowski-eversheds-sutherland-and-kondracki-celej-advise-on-eec-magenta-investment-in-reliability-solutions
19-Aug Poland Gessel; White & Case White & Case advised Emperia Holding S.A. on the sale of its Infinite Sp. z o.o. subsidiary to Poland's DIalCom24 Group. Gessel advised the buyers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11399-white-case-advises-emperia-holding-on-sale-of-it-systems-subsidiary
19-Aug Poland Clifford Chance; Linklaters Linklaters advised ING Bank Slaski on the acquisition of a 45% stake in investment fund management company NN Investment Partners TFI in Poland from NN Investment Partners International Holdings. Clifford Chance advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11406-Alrud-advises-ctrip-on-acquisition-of-stake-in-avia-center-2
21-Aug Poland CMS CMS advised Warbud S.A on its entrance into a public-private partnership investment project involving the reconstruction and expansion of a secondary school in Piastow, Poland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11413-CMS-advises-warbud-on-education-sector-ppp-project-in-poland
22-Aug Poland Gessel Gessel advised Stemlab, a subsidiary of the Polish Stem Cell Bank, on its acquisition of the remaining 65% of the shares of Portuguese stem cell bank Bebecord, giving it sole ownership of the company. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11416-Gessel-advises-stemlab-on-acquisition-of-bebecord
22-Aug Poland SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised the Thimm Group on the acquisition of 100% shares of United Packaging, a company that manufactures corrugated board. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11419-ssw-pragmatic-solutions-advises-thimm-group-on-acquisition-of-united-packaging
22-Aug Poland Zieba & Partners Zieba & Partners advised Danish IT company EG A/S on its lease of office premises in Warsaw from Park Avenue 2010 sp. z o.o. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11422-zieba-partners-advises-eg-a-s-on-lease-of-office-space-in-warsaw
23-Aug Poland Doktor Jerszynski Pietras; SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised Unilink Group on the acquisition of the Consultia group. Doktor Jerszynski Pietras advised Consultia on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11433-ssw-pragmatic-solutions-and-djp-advise-on-unilink-group-s-acquisition-of-consultia-insurance-agency
23-Aug Poland RS Legal RS Legal advised Innogy Polska S.A. on the acquisition of the remaining interests and assumption of 100% control of Foton Technik Sp. z o.o. N/A
26-Aug Poland Act Legal (BSWW); Baker McKenzie Act Legal Poland advised Inter-BudGroup on its lease of office space in the Fabryczna Office Park in Krakow to UBS. Baker McKenzie advised UBS on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11444-act-legal-poland-and-baker-mckenzie-advise-on-ubs-lease-of-fabryczna-office-park-in-krakow
27-Aug Poland Gessel Gessel advised Sunfish Partners on the first round of financing to Molecule One sp. z o.o.,, a start-up that develops software for designing artificial synthesis models based on artificial intelligence. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11457-Gessel-advises-sunfish-partners-on-investment-in-molecule-one
28-Aug Poland Dentons Dentons advised Stadler Polska on its agreement to build and sell 12 FLIRT electric multiple units to PKP Intercity. The contract also provides for maintenance of the train units for 15 years. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11465-Dentons-advises-stadler-polska-on-tender-for-supply-of-electric-trains-to-pkp-intercity
28-Aug Poland Dentons Dentons advised Solar Turbines Europe on its successful bid in a tender for the supply and maintenance of a set of compressor units for the Baltic Pipe project. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11466-Dentons-advises-solar-turbines-europe-on-sale-of-compressor-units-for-baltic-pipe-project
29-Aug Poland Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka is advising Toyota Motor Manufacturing Poland on its manufacture of a second electronic continuously variable transmission for low-emission hybrid systems, which will work with a 1.5l engine. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11482-DomanskiZakrzewskiPalinka-advises-toyota-on-investments-in-electric-hybrid-transmission-plants
30-Aug Poland Act Legal (BSWW) Act Legal Poland advised Finland's YIT Development on the purchase of a land lot in Sadyba, Warsaw. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11499-act-legal-poland-advises-finnish-developer-yit-on-purchase-of-land-in-warsaw
2-Sep Poland Baker Tilly Baker Tilly Woroszylska advised TPA Poland, a Warsaw-based tax advisory, audit, accounting, and payroll outsourcing company that is part of the Baker Tilly International network, on its merger with Moore Stephens Central Audit Team, which includes over 60 tax, accounting, and auditing specialists. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10989-baker-tilly-woroszylska-advises-tpa-poland-on-merger-with-moore-stephens-central-s-audit-team
2-Sep Poland Allen & Overy; Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka advised Impax Asset Management on the sale of a 42 MW wind farm in Kisielice, Poland, to a Green Investment Group investment fund managed by the Macquarie Group Ltd. Allen & Overy advised the buyers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11506-DomanskiZakrzewskiPalinka-and-allen-overy-advise-on-impax-asset-management-s-sale-of-wind-farm-to-green-investment-group
3-Sep Poland Bird & Bird; Kancelaria Kozlowski Bird & Bird advised Exeter Property Group on the acquisition of a logistics park in Sosnowiec, Poland, from Biuro Inwestycji Kapitalowych, which was advised by Kancelaria Kozlowski. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11523-bird-bird-and-kancelaria-kozlowski-advise-on-exeter-property-group-s-acquisition-of-polish-logistics-park
4-Sep Poland CMS; Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka CMS advised the owners of Kino Swiat, a film distributor in Poland, on the sale to ITI Neovision S.A, the operator of the nc+ platform. Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka advised ITI Neovision on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11532-CMS-and-DomanskiZakrzewskiPalinka-advise-on-kino-swiat-s-sale-to-iti-neovision
6-Sep Poland Clifford Chance; Dentons Dentons advised Atrium Poland on its acquisition of Warsaw's King Cross Praga shopping mall (minus the hypermarket part of the complex) from the PFCEE Dutch Holding fund, an affiliate of CBRE Global Investors. Clifford Chance advised PFCEE. EUR 43 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/11540-Dentons-and-clifford-chance-advise-on-atrium-s-acquisition-of-king-cross-praga-mall-in-warsaw
6-Sep Poland Greenberg Traurig; Linklaters Linklaters advised UBM Development AG on the sale of a new Holiday Inn hotel in Gdansk, Poland, to an institutional investment fund managed by the German Union Investment Real Estate GmbH. Greenberg Traurig advised the buyer on the deal. EUR 38.25 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11541-linklaters-and-greenberg-traurig-advise-on-on-sale-of-holiday-inn-in-gdansk
6-Sep Poland Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka successfully represented Dobra Energia Olsztyna in a challenge to its selection via a tender process to construct a new combined heat and power plant in Olsztyn by way of a public-private partnership. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11545-DomanskiZakrzewskiPalinka-successful-for-dobra-energia-in-challenge-to-successful-tender-bid
9-Sep Poland DWF; Freshfields; K&L Gates DWF Poland, working with K&L Gates, advised Tauron Polska Energia S.A. on the acquisition of five wind farms located in the north of Poland with a total capacity of 180 MW from the In.Ventus Group. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer advised the In.Ventus group on the deal. EUR 137 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11551-dwf-poland-advises-tauron-on-acquisition-of-wind-farms-with-180-mw-capacity
11-Sep Poland Grant Thornton; Skils; WKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski Baehr WKB advised the CEZ capital group on Polish aspects of its acquisition of a majority of shares in Euroklimat, a provider of building installation services, from its founders and shareholders. The Czech Republic's Skils law firm was lead counsel to CEZ, and Grant Thornton advised Euroklimat and its shareholders on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11570-wkb-and-grant-thornton-advise-on-cez-s-acquisition-of-shares-in-euroklimat
11-Sep Poland Act Legal (BSWW) Act Legal (BSWW) advised the Kliny Hospital in Krakow, Poland, on its purchase of an online training simulator from Intuitive Surgical for surgeons performing procedures with the da Vinci robot. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11573-act-bsww-assists-krakow-hospital-with-purchase-of-online-simulator-for-robot-surgeon
17-Sep Poland White & Case White & Case Warsaw advised Kenbourne Invest S.A. on the accelerated book-building process announced by Kenbourne Invest and Tollerton Investments Ltd. for the sale of shares in Play Communications S.A. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11584-white-case-advises-kenbourne-invest-on-sale-of-shares-in-play-communications
17-Sep Poland Act Legal (BSWW); Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised Credit Suisse Asset Management Global Real Estate on the acquisition of the Astoria Premium Offices in Warsaw from Strabag, and on the financing of the acquisition. Act Legal (BSWW) advised Strabag on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11585-greenberg-traurig-advises-credit-suisse-asset-management-global-real-estate-on-acquisition-of-astoria-premium-offices-in-warsaw
17-Sep Poland Eversheds Sutherland; Porebski I Wspolnicy Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland advised EEC Magenta on its investment in the TakeTask platform. The Porebski i Wspolnicy law firm advised TakeTask on the series A financing round. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11586-wierzbowski-eversheds-sutherland-advises-eec-magenta-on-investment-in-taketask
26-Sep Poland Baker Mckenzie; Dentons; Greenberg Traurig Dentons Warsaw advised Skanska on the sale of two buildings in the High5ive office complex in Krakow and the Nowy Targ office building in Wroclaw to a fund managed by Credit Suisse Asset Management Global Real Estate. Baker McKenzie advised Skanska on tax matters, and Greenberg Traurig advised Credit Suisse . EUR 214 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11624-dentons-and-baker-mckenzie-advise-skanska-on-sale-of-office-buildings-in-wroclaw-and-krakow
26-Sep Poland Mrowiec Fialek & Partners Mrowiec Fialek and Partners advised Ceramika Nowa Gala S.A. on an unspecified investment agreement with Cerrad sp. z o.o. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11627-mrowiec-fialek-and-partners-advises-ceramika-nowa-gala-on-agreement-with-cerrad
27-Sep Poland Kochanski & Partners Kochanski & Partners advised Ringier Axel Springer Polska throughout RUCH S.A.'s restructuring, including in proceedings before the Restructuring Court and at meetings of the Creditors' Committee. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11640-kochanski-partners-advises-ringier-axel-springer-polska-on-ruch-restructuring
30-Sep Poland Act Legal (BSWW) Act Legal Poland advised Finland's YIT Development on the purchase of a land lot in Gdansk. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11647-act-BSWW-advises-yit-on-land-acquisition-in-gdansk
30-Sep Poland Act Legal (BSWW) Act Legal Poland advised Moderna Holding sp. z o.o. on its acquisition of 100% shares in Przedsiebiorstwo Budowlane Kokoszki S.A., a Gdansk-based developer company. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11650-act-BSWW-advises-moderna-holding-on-acquisition-of-gdansk-based-real-estate-developer
9-Oct Poland BCLA; SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised the CC83 Closed Investment Fund of Private Assets on the acquisition of an office building in Warsaw from the Griffin Real Estate Group. The BCLA law firm advised the Griffin Real Estate Group on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11698-SSW-pragmatic-solutions-and-bcla-advise-on-cc83-fund-s-acquisition-of-office-building-in-warsaw-from-griffin-real-estate
9-Oct Poland SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions acted as legal advisor to WDB Brokerzy Ubezpieczeniowi on its delisting from NewConnect. Prior to delisting, the company's key shareholders performed a squeeze-out of minority shareholders. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11699-SSW-pragmatic-solutions-advises-wdb-brokerzy-ubezpieczeniowi-on-delisting-from-new-connect
9-Oct Poland Magnusson; Wardynski & Partners Magnusson advised Vastint Poland on the sale of the first stage of the Business Garden Poznan office buildings to Singapore's Cromwell European REIT fund. Wardynski & Partners advised Cromwell European on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11701-magnusson-and-wardynski-partners-advise-on-vastint-sale-of-poznan-office-buildings-to-cromwell-european
10-Oct Poland SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised Klabater S.A. on the introduction of its shares to the alternative trading system of the WSE's NewConnect market. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11713-SSW-advises-on-introduction-of-klabater-s-a-shares-to-newconnect-market-of-wse
10-Oct Poland SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions successfully represented the owners of the Polish franchisee of Subway International B.V., in arbitration against Subway under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules administered by the International Centre for Dispute Resolution and American Arbitration Association in New York. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11718-SSW-pragmatic-solution-successful-for-polish-franchisee-in-arbitration-against-subway-in-new-york
10-Oct Poland Dentons; Linklaters; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised Berlin Hyp as the lender on a EUR 166 million loan to companies controlled by a joint venture between EPP and pan-European private equity real estate platform Henderson Park. EPP and Henderson Park were advised by Linklaters and Dentons. EUR 166 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11719-wolf-theiss-and-linklaters-advise-on-berlin-hyp-s-loan-to-epp-and-henderson-park
10-Oct Poland CMS; Weil, Gotshal & Manges Solivan advised ReneSola on its sale of 55 MW Polish solar farms with an aggregate capacity of 54.6 megawatts to Aberdeen Standard Investment. Weil, Gotshal & Manges advised Aberdeen Standard Investment on the acquisition. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11721-solivan-and-weil-advise-on-renesola-sale-of-polish-solar-farms
15-Oct Poland Dentons; Linklaters Linklaters is advising Hines European Value Fund, acting through its subsidiary Gisla, on the acquisition of the Wola Center office building in Warsaw from Develia. EUR 101.9 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11744-linklaters-and-dentons-advise-on-hines-european-value-fund-s-acquisition-of-wola-center-in-warsaw
15-Oct Poland Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak SK&S advised Portuguese Private Investment Ltd. in a Series B investment in Warsaw-based Tylko. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11747-sk-s-advises-portuguese-private-investment-in-series-b-investment-in-tylko
15-Oct Poland Noerr; Weil, Gotshal & Manges Noerr acted as a legal advisor to Europoles on the sale of 100% shares in Europoles Kromiss ad loans receivables to Track Tec S.A. Weil advised Track Tec S.A. and Fusion Invest GmbH N/A
15-Oct Poland Noerr Noerr advised Globe Trade Centre on the sale of two real estate properties in Katowice and Wroclaw to Active Investment Sp. z o.o. and Triada Dom Real Estate Developers, respectively. EUR 5.25 million
17-Oct Poland BSJP BSJP represented SPIE Elbud Gdansk S.A. in a dispute with Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne in the Regional Court of Warsaw regarding the interpretation and application of Poland's Public Procurement Law Act. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11778-bsjp-successful-for-contractor-in-dispute-regarding-interpretation-and-application-of-public-procurement-law
18-Oct Poland Weil, Gotshal & Manges Weil, Gotshal & Manges advised Polski Standard Platnosci sp. z o.o., the operator of Poland's BLIK mobil payment system, on an agreement with Mastercard to establish a mobile payments system. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11806-weil-advises-polski-standard-platnosci-on-agreement-with-mastercard
18-Oct Poland Gide Loyrette Nouel; Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised Eltel AB on the divestment of its Polish communication business, Eltel Networks Telecom, to Vinci Energies. Gide Loyrette Nouel advised Vinci on the transaction. EUR 12.7 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11810-greenberg-traurig-and-gide-advise-on-eltel-s-sale-of-eltel-networks-telecom-to-vinci-energies
18-Oct Poland Allen & Overy; CMS CMS advised Signify on the purchase of renewable energy for its operations in Poland from Green Investment Group's Kisielice onshore wind farm. Allen & Overy advised GIG on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11811-cms-and-a-o-advise-on-polish-renewable-energy-corporate-power-purchase-agreement
21-Oct Poland Allen & Overy; White & Case White & Case advised a syndicate of banks including Santander Bank Polska S.A., Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego, Powszechna Kasa Oszczednosci Bank Polski S.A., Caixabank S.A., Oddzial w Polsce, and MUFG Bank N.V., on Energa's PLN 2 billion ESG-linked revolving credit facility. Allen & Overy advised Energa on the deal. PLN 2 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11822-white-case-and-allen-overy-advise-on-first-esg-linked-financing-in-poland
24-Oct Poland Greenberg Traurig; Weil, Gotshal & Manges; White & Case Greenberg Traurig advised the Wing Group on the acquisition of Lisala sp. z o.o. from Echo Partners B.V. Echo Partners is owned by affiliates of Oaktree and PIMCO, and through Lisala it holds 55.95% of the shares of Echo Investment S.A. Weil advised the sellers and White & Case advised the management board of Echo Investment on the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11848-greenberg-traurig-white-case-and-weil-advise-on-wing-acquisition-of-echo-investment
24-Oct Poland Gessel Gessel advised iBuying company SonarHome and its founders on venture debt financing received for the expansion of its operations from Maciej Noga and Ataxary Ventures. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11859-gessel-advises-sonarhome-on-venture-debt-financing
25-Oct Poland CMS; Gessel Gessel advised OEX S.A. on the PLN 65 million sale of ArchiDoc S.A. to Offsite Archive Storage & Integrated Services OASIS, an Irish entity held by the Montagu private equity fund. CMS advised OASIS on the transaction. PLN 65 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11881-gessel-and-cms-advise-on-oex-s-sale-of-archidoc-to-oasis
25-Oct Poland Kochanski & Partners; Kucharski & Partners Kochanski & Partners advised Oxenwood Real Estate on its acquisition of the entire shareholding in the DHL logistics center located in Radzymin near Warsaw from a joint venture of Panattoni Europe and Bluehouse Capital. Kucharski & Partners advised the sellers on the deal. EUR 13.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11882-k-p-and-kucharski-partners-advise-on-oxenwood-s-acquisition-of-dhl-logistics-center-in-poland
25-Oct Poland Weil, Gotshal & Manges Weil, Gotshal & Manges advised Bank Pekao S.A. on the integration of its brokerage business within its capital group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11884-weil-advises-bank-pekao-on-consolidation-of-brokerage-business
28-Oct Poland Linklaters Linklaters advised Panattoni Europe on its lease of a logistics facility of over 123,300 square meters in Central Poland to Leroy Merlin. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/11893-linklaters-advised-panattoni-europe-on-logistics-facility-lease-agreement-for-leroy-merlin
28-Oct Poland Clifford Chance Clifford Chance advised ING Bank Slaski S.A. on a facility agreement for PLN 44.5 million financing of the PV farms under construction by Polenergia Farma Wiatrowa 17 sp. z o.o., a subsidiary of the Polenergia private energy group. PLN 44.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11888-clifford-chance-advises-ing-bank-slaski-on-pln-44-5-million-financing-of-polish-solar-energy-farms
28-Oct Poland Mrowiec Fialek & Partners Mrowiec Fialek and Partners advised Alvo Spolka z Ograniczona Odpowiedzialnoscia Spolka Komandytowa on financing received from the BHM Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11903-mrowiec-fialek-and-partners-advise-alvo-on-financing-from-bhm-group
4-Nov Poland Linklaters Linklaters helped Panattoni Europe negotiate the terms of lease agreements with DHL Parcel Polska for 8400 square meters of space in two built-to-suit logistics facilities in Poland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11927-linklaters-helps-panattoni-europe-negotiate-leases-with-dhl-parcel-polska
4-Nov Poland Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig Poland advised Cyfrowy Polsat S.A. on its entrance into a joint venture with Discovery Communications Europe Limited and TVN S.A. to establish a new OTT streaming platform. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11929-greenberg-traurig-advises-cyfrowy-polsat-on-jv-with-discovery-communications-europe-and-tvn
5-Nov Poland Act Legal (BSWW); CMS CMS advised REInvest Asset Management on the sale of Warsaw's Renaissance Plaza office building to Adventum International, a Malta-based boutique investment fund manager. Act Legal (BSWW) advised Adventum International. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11936-cms-advises-on-sale-of-renaissance-plaza-in-warsaw
6-Nov Poland White & Case White & Case advised the European Investment Fund as guarantor on a securitization by Alior Leasing sp. z o.o., the leasing subsidiary of the Alior Bank Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11940-white-case-advises-eif-on-alior-leasing-receivables-portfolio-securitization
7-Nov Poland DWF; WKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski Baehr WKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr advised Avallon and Euro Choice IV funds on the sale of a majority stake in Meyra Group S.A. to the H.I.G. Europe fund. DWF advised HIG on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11945-wkb-and-dwf-advise-on-avallon-s-and-euro-choice-s-sale-of-meyra-group-to-hig
8-Nov Poland DWF; Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak DWF advised RWE Renewables on the acquisition of shares in project companies owning four offshore wind projects in Poland with a total generation capacity of more than 1.5 gigawatts from private owners and developers. SK&S advised the unnamed sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11952-dwf-advises-rwe-renewables-on-acquisition-of-offshore-wind-projects-in-poland
11-Nov Poland Weil, Gotshal & Manges Weil, Gotshal & Manges advised Santander Bank Polska S.A. on the integration of the brokerage business of Santander Securities S.A. with the operations of the Santander Biuro Maklerskie brokerage house - a separate organizational unit of Santander Bank Polska. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11959-weil-advises-santander-bank-polska-on-integration-of-santander-securities-brokerage-business
11-Nov Poland CMS CMS successfully assisted telecommunications operator P4 in litigation with Poland's Office of Competition and Consumer Protection concerning the introduction of mobile TV in 2008-2010. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11962-cms-helps-p4-in-dispute-with-polish-office-of-competition-and-consumer-protection
12-Nov Poland Gessel Gessel advised Wirtualna Polska Media on its acquisition of AutoCentrum.pl from the Oponeo Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11963-gessel-advises-wirtualna-polska-media-on-acquisition-of-autocentrum-pl
12-Nov Poland Haitong; Noerr Noerr Warsaw advised Globe Trade Centre S.A. on a public offering of bonds and their listing on the Warsaw Stock Exchange's alternative market, BondSpot. Haitong advised the sole arranger. EUR 52 million
13-Nov Poland Gessel Gessel advised Black Forest, an investment fund controlled by Polish businessman and rally driver Michal Solowow, on its investment in Polish startup Tikrow. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11976-gessel-advises-black-forest-fund-on-investment-in-polish-temporary-employment-start-up
15-Nov Poland Allen & Overy; Clifford Chance; Dentons; DLA Piper; White & Case Dentons advised Spain's Comsa S.A.U. on debt restructuring and its issue of new shares in Trakcja PRKiI S.A., a Polish infrastructure and energy company listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. DLA Piper advised Trakcja on the deal, White & Case advised the insurance companies, and Clifford Chance advised the Industrial Development Agency. Allen & Overy reportedly advised the banks. EUR 230 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11988-dentons-dla-piper-clifford-chance-and-white-case-advise-on-trakcja-s-debt-restructuring-and-share-issuance
15-Nov Poland BDO Legal; Gessel Gessel advised Polimex Mostostal on the acquisition of a majority stake in Energomontaz - Polnoc Belchatow, a specialized designer, producer, and installer of steel structures, power generation devices, and industrial operations. BDO Legal advised Energomontaz - Polnoc Belchatow on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11991-gessel-and-bdo-legal-advise-on-polimex-mostostal-s-takeover-of-energomontaz-polnoc-belchatow
15-Nov Poland Dentons; Weil, Gotshal & Manges Dentons advised Cavatina Holding on preliminary agreements for the sale of two Polish office buildings - Chmielna 89 in Warsaw and Tischnera Office in Krakow - to Globalworth. Weil Gotshal & Manges advised the sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11995-dentons-and-weil-advise-on-cavatina-holding-s-sale-of-two-office-buildings-in-poland-to-globalworth
18-Nov Poland RKKW Kwasnicki, Wrobel & Partners RKKW advised Harvent Capital on its agreement to invest in the construction of a holiday apartment complex on the Polish coast. PLN 23 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12005-rkkw-advises-harvent-capital-on-financing-construction-of-holiday-apartment-building-in-poland
19-Nov Poland SK&S SK&S advised IB Vogt, a German photovoltaic company operating in Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia, on its investment in a portfolio of PV companies in Poland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11942-soltysinski-kawecki-szlezak-advises-ib-vogt-on-investment-in-portfolio-of-polish-pv-companies
19-Nov Poland Norton Rose Fulbright Norton Rose Fulbright advised Santander Bank Polska S.A. and Bank BNP Paribas Bank Polska S.A. on loans to companies operating the DUKA, Miloo Home, and Incood consumer brands in Poland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12010-norton-rose-fulbright-advises-polish-banks-on-multiple-financings
20-Nov Poland Mrowiec Fialek & Partners; Ostrowski And Partners Mrowiec Fialek and Partners advised Schindler Polska sp. z o.o. on the acquisition of 100% of the share capital of Torun-based DZWIG Polska sp. z o.o. Ostrowski and Partners advised DZWIG on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12023-mrowiec-fialek-and-partners-and-ostrowski-and-partners-advise-on-schindler-polska-acquisition-of-dzwig-polska
25-Nov Poland Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, Gorski SPCG persuaded Poland's Supreme Court to dismiss a cassation complaint from the President Poland's competition authority regarding an alleged anti-competitive agreement of telecommunications providers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12060-spcg-successful-for-t-mobile-in-unfair-competition-dispute-in-poland-s-supreme-court
25-Nov Poland Noerr Noerr advised TAG Immobilien AG on its EUR 85 million acquisition of Vantage Development S.A., a real estate developer operating in Western Poland. EUR 85 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12063-noerr-advises-tag-immobilien-on-entrance-into-poland
26-Nov Poland Dentons Dentons advised Mitsui & Co. and J-Power Investment Netherlands B.V on the sale of Poland's Zajaczkowo wind farm to the Green Investment Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12067-dentons-advises-mitsui-co-and-j-power-investment-on-sale-of-zajaczkowo-wind-farm
26-Nov Poland Crido Legal; DLA Piper Crido Legal has advised PZU Zdrowie on the acquisition of Tomma Diagnostyka Obrazowa, a network of diagnostic centers, from the Tar Heel Capital private equity fund. DLA Piper advised the sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12072-crido-legal-and-dla-piper-advise-pzu-zdrowie-on-acquisition-of-polish-diagnostic-centers-from-tar-heel-capital
26-Nov Poland CMS; Grant Thornton CMS advised CEE Equity Partners - the investment advisor to the China Central and Eastern Europe Investment Co-operation Fund II - on its acquisition of a majority stake in EuroWagon Sp. z o.o. Grant Thornton's Poznan-based transaction advisory and legal arm advised the unidentified sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12073-cms-advises-cee-equity-partners-on-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-eurowagon
28-Nov Poland Linklaters Linklaters helped Panattoni Europe negotiate the terms of a lease for logistics space in the Panattoni Business Center Lodz III with Sealed Air. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12082-linklaters-advises-panattoni-europe-on-lease-for-sealed-air
29-Nov Poland Noerr; Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak Noerr acted as a lead counsel for Bauer Media Group on the acquisition of the enterprise of the Tense Group (a Polish company operating in the SEO market) from the company's founder. Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak advised the seller. N/A
1-Dec Poland CMS; RS Legal RS Legal represented Polchar Sp. z o.o., on financing it received from a Polish bank for its current operations, future investments, refinancing of existing debt, and in relation to financing provided in the U.S. to its U.S.-based affiliate and security created in Poland and in relation to an intercreditor agreement regulating the priority of enforcement of security. CMS advised the unidentified lender. N/A
6-Dec Poland SMM Legal SMM Legal helped the Polish branch of Coventry University open a campus in Wroclaw. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12142-smm-legal-helps-coventry-university-open-wroclaw-campus
6-Dec Poland Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner; DWF DWF advised Sonoco Products on the acquisition by its subsidiaries of the Thermoform and Plastique Group. The unnamed sellers were advised by Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner on the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12144-dwf-advises-sonoco-products-on-acquisition-of-healthcare-packaging-and-medical-device-group
6-Dec Poland Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised CP Retail BV, a Capital Park Group subsidiary, on the sale of a stake in Dakota Investment, the owner of the Eurocentrum Office Complex in Warsaw. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12147-greenberg-traurig-advises-capital-park-group-on-sale-of-warsaw-office-complex
6-Dec Poland DLA Piper; SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised the owner of Kospel S.A. on the sale of a 100% stake in the company to the Viessmann Group. DLA Piper advised the Viessmann Group on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12149-ssw-and-dla-piper-advise-on-kospel-s-sale-to-viessmann-group
6-Dec Poland Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig helped Cyfrowy Polsat S.A. obtain a PLN 1 billion incremental facility from unnamed Polish and foreign institutions. Norton Rose Fulbright advised agent and lenders UniCredit Bank AG London Branch. PLN 1 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12150-greenberg-traurig-helps-cyfrowy-polsat-obtain-pln-1-billion-incremental-facility
9-Dec Poland Linklaters; SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised the owners of Masterchem on their sale of a majority stake in the company - a Polish manufacturer of PET containers - to the Logoplaste Group, a producer of rigid plastic containers. Linklaters advised Logoplaste on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12151-ssw-and-linklaters-advise-on-masterchem-sale-of-majority-stake-to-logoplaste-group
9-Dec Poland Dentons Dentons helped GPW Benchmark obtain permission from the Polish Financial Supervision Authority to administer all stock exchange indices, including the WIG20, mWIG40, sWIG80, and NCIndex, as well as the TBSP Index. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12154-dentons-helps-gpw-benchmark-obtain-authorization-to-administer-polish-capital-market-benchmarks
11-Dec Poland SSW Pragmatic Solutions; Wardynski & Partners SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised Boryszew S.A on the sale of its Impexmetal S.A. subsidiary to Sweden's Granges AB, a manufacturer of aluminum products. Wardynski & Partners advised Granges on the transaction. PLN 1 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12177-ssw-and-wardynski-partners-advise-on-sale-of-impexmetal-to-granges-ab
12-Dec Poland CMS; Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka CMS advised the Local Government Investment Fund, managed by the Polish Development Fund, on its approximately PLN 100 million acquisition of a 25% stake in the Wodociagi I Kanalizacja water utility company from the city of Opole in Poland. Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka advised the city of Opole. PLN 100 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12187-cms-and-dzp-advise-on-pfr-s-purchase-of-shares-in-water-supply-company-in-opole
12-Dec Poland Deloitte Legal; Noerr Noerr advised Papierfabrik Adolf Jass GmbH & Co. KG on the acquisition of Convert PL sp. z o.o., owned by Ostoja I Fundusz Inwestycyjny Zamkni_ty Aktywow Niepublicznych, a closed-end investment fund backed by the Giermaziak family. Convert PL was advised by Deloitte Legal on the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12191-noerr-and-deloitte-legal-advise-on-papierfabrik-adolf-jass-takeover-of-convert-pl
16-Dec Poland Dentons Dentons Warsaw helped GPW Benchmark apply to the Polish Financial Supervision Authority for authorization to administer reference rates, including the key interest rate benchmark WIBOR. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12248-dentons-helps-gpw-benchmark-apply-to-act-as-administrator-of-wibid-and-wibor-reference-rates
16-Dec Poland Clifford Chance; Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier; De Pardieu; Dentons; Ellex (Valiunas); Gide Loyrette Nouel; Kochanski & Partners; Weil, Gotshal & Manges Clifford Chance and Kochanski & Partners advised AccorInvest Group S.A. on its purchase of shares in Polish hotel chain Orbis S.A. from Accor S.A. and Accor Polska sp. z o.o. Dentons and Ellex Valiunas advised Orbis, and Accor was advised by De Pardieu, Weil, Gotshal & Manges, Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier, Gide Loyrette Nouel, and Ellex Valiunas. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12252-clifford-chance-kochanski-partners-dentons-ellex-and-gide-advise-on-accorinvest-group-s-purchase-of-orbis
16-Dec Poland Dentons Dentons advised Equinor and Polenergia on a joint venture related to the Baltyk I offshore windfarm, with Equinor acquiring a 50% stake in the project from Polenergia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12254-dentons-advises-equinor-and-polenergia-on-offshore-windfarm-joint-venture-in-poland
16-Dec Poland Dentons; Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak Dentons advised Europa Capital investment fund on the sale of the Radisson Collection Hotel in Warsaw to Wenaas Hotels Europe A/S, a fund belonging to the Norwegian investment group Wenaasgruppen. Wenaas Hotels was advised by Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12258-dentons-and-sk-s-advise-on-europa-capital-s-sale-of-radisson-collection-hotel-in-warsaw
17-Dec Poland Czabanski & Galuszynski Czabanski & Galuszynski advised the ODDO BHF Aktiengesellschaft Bank in the financing and securing of a bank guarantee granted by a third bank. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/11662-czabanski-galuszynski-advises-oddo-bhf-aktiengesellschaft-bank-on-financing
17-Dec Poland Linklaters Linklaters Warsaw advised Meridiam and Urbaser on a public private partnership for a major waste-to-energy project in the Polish city of Olsztyn. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12243-linklaters-advises-meridiam-and-urbaser-on-ppp-for-waste-to-energy-project-in-olsztyn
17-Dec Poland Clifford Chance; White & Case Clifford Chance advised mBank Hipoteczny on its foreign issuance of EUR 300 million of mortgage bonds, placed on the Euromarket and maturing in September 2025. White & Case advised joint lead managers Commerzbank AG, Erste Group Bank AG, Landesbank Baden-Wuerttemberg, and Landesbank Hessen-Thuringen Girozentrale on the issuance. EUR 300 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12250-clifford-chance-advises-mbank-hipoteczny-on-mortgage-bond-issuance
17-Dec Poland Deloitte Legal Deloitte Legal Poland advised Value4Capital on the acquisition of Summa Linguae Technologies S.A. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12255-deloitte-legal-poland-advises-value4capital-on-acquisition-of-summa-linguae
18-Dec Poland Baker Mckenzie Baker McKenzie advised Scandinavia's Flugger group A/S on its acquisition of a 60% shareholding in Unicell, a paint manufacturer based in Poland. Flugger also acquired the rights to purchase an additional 14% of the shares at a later date. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12220-baker-mckenzie-advises-flugger-on-acquisition-of-stake-in-unicell
18-Dec Poland SMM Legal SMM Legal helped the MPT Group, a Polish trade fair organizer, implement IP Friendly, a project aimed at streamlining IP-related disputes involving exhibitors. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12224-SMM-legal-helps-mpt-group-implement-ip-project-to-streamline-ip-disputes-for-exhibitors
18-Dec Poland Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland advised EEC Magenta on funding provided to the Wroclaw-based startup ChallengeRocket.com, a platform linking specialists from the IT sector with employers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12229-wierzbowski-eversheds-sutherland-advises-eec-magenta-on-investment-in-challengerocket-poland
18-Dec Poland Dentons Dentons Warsaw and Greenberg Traurig advised Patrizia Frankfurt Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft on its sale of the Feniks office building in Warsaw to South Korea's K-Trust, managed by JR AMC. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12235-dentons-and-greenberg-traurig-advise-on-sale-of-feniks-office-building-in-warsaw
18-Dec Poland Kochanski & Partners Kochanski & Partners advised iTaxi on the acquisition of an organized part of Radio Taxi Barbakan's enterprise from an unnamed Krakow taxi corporation. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12239-kochanski-partners-advises-itaxi-on-acquisition-of-radio-taxi-barbakan
18-Dec Poland Dentons Dentons advised BaltCap Infrastructure Fund on a PPP procedure related to an energy efficiency upgrade of public utility buildings in the Mielno Municipality of Poland. PLN 20 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12245-dentons-advises-baltcap-on-hybrid-ppp-project-in-poland
19-Dec Poland Mrowiec Fialek & Partners Mrowiec Fialek and Partners advised the Clovin Group and its shareholders on the acquisition of a majority stake in Clovin S.A. and the subsidiaries and affiliates of the Clovin Group by Poland's Avallon private equity fund. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12204-mrowiec-fialek-and-partners-advises-on-sale-of-majority-stake-in-clovin
19-Dec Poland Gessel; KPMG Legal Gessel advised BNP Paribas Bank on its investment in Asprod, a bakery and baked goods retail chain in Western Pomerania that was advised by KPMG Legal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12217-gessel-advises-bank-bnp-paribas-on-investment-in-asprod
20-Dec Poland Gessel Gessel advised the Lux Med Group on the acquisition of Optimum Head and Neck Clinic in Warsaw. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12203-gessel-advises-lux-med-on-acquisition-of-optimum-head-and-neck-clinic-in-warsaw
20-Dec Poland Greenberg Traurig; SMM Legal SMM Legal advised PKN Orlen on a tender offer aimed at acquiring all shares issued by Energa S.A. Greenberg Traurig advised Energa. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12207-SMM-legal-advises-pkn-orlen-on-tender-offer-to-energa-s-a
29-Dec Poland Balicki Czekanski Gryglewski Lewczuk; WBW Weremczuk, Bobel & Wspolnicy BCGL Balicki Czekanski Gryglewski Lewczuk advised mBank on financing provided to Maced. WBW Weremczuk, Bobel & Wspolnicy advised Maced on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12372-bcgl-advises-mbank-on-financing-to-maced
30-Dec Poland Clifford Chance; Deloitte Legal Deloitte Legal helped Iglotex S.A., which is co-owned by Penta Investments, negotiate with a banking consortium for a facilities agreement totaling PLN 160 million. The banking consortium consisted of BNP Paribas Bank Polska and Santander Bank Polska, which were advised by Clifford Chance Warsaw. PLN 160 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12321-deloitte-legal-advises-iglotex-on-pln-160-million-financing
30-Dec Poland Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised Cyfrowy Polsat S.A. and Reddev Investments Limited on the acquisition of a 22% stake in Asseco Poland S.A. PLN 1.2 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12340-greenberg-traurig-advises-cyfrowy-polsat-on-acquisition-of-stake-in-asseco-poland
31-Dec Poland Dentons; DWF Dentons advised Skanska on the sale of an office building in Poznan's Nowy Rynek complex, located at the site of Poznan's former central coach station, to French fund Corum XL. DWF advised Corum XL on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12307-dentons-and-DWF-advise-on-sale-of-poznan-office-building
31-Dec Poland Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak Soltysinski Kawecki i Szlezak helped Cinkciarz.pl protect its "Cikciarz" trademark against a claim by competitor Currency One that the trademark is not distinctive. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12309-soltysinski-kawecki-i-szlezak-successful-for-cinkciarz-in-trademark-dispute-before-general-court-of-eu
30-Jul Poland DLA Piper; Squire Patton Boggs Squire Patton Boggs advised Ashland Global Holdings in the spin-off of its composites business in Poland in connection with the planned sale of the business to INEOS. DLA Piper advised INEOS. USD 1.1 billion
4-Feb Poland; Romania Deloitte Legal; Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii advised Interbrands on the sale of 60% of the company to Orbico, one of the largest distributors of consumer goods in Central and Eastern Europe. Deloitte Legal advised Orbico on the deal, which remains contingent on the approval of the Romanian competition council. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/10227-buzescu-ca-assists-danfoss-on-absorption-of-sondex-romania
24-May Poland; Romania CEE Attorneys CEE Attorneys in Romania advised EshopWedrop Group, the B2C service of Xpediator Plc., on signing a franchise agreement with TMM Express in Poland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/10806-cee-attorneys-advises-eshopwedrop-group-on-its-expansion-in-poland
20-Dec Poland; Romania Allen & Overy; Allen & Overy (RTPR); Clifford Chance RTPR Allen & Overy in Romania and Allen & Overy in Poland advised Powszechna Kasa Oszczednosci Bank Polski S.A. on a PLN 73 million and EUR 5.5 million financing granted to Polski Bank Komorek Macierzystych S.A., a Polish stem cells bank. Clifford Chance advised PBKM. EUR 22.6 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/12215-allen-overy-advises-pko-bank-polski-on-stem-cells-bank-financing
12-Aug Poland; Ukraine Avellum; Weil, Gotshal & Manges Avellum advised Polish IT company Cornerstone Partners, the co-owner of IT Kontrakt, on its acquisition of CoreValue, a US-headquartered IT service provider with Ukrainian roots. Weil, Gotshal & Manges was lead counsel to Cornerstone Partners. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/11352-Avellum-and-weil-gotschal-manges-advise-cornerstone-partners-on-acquisition-of-corevalue
1-Jan Romania Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii; Wiggin Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii and Wiggin advised the EVO Gaming Group in a cross-border acquisition of Ezugi, a live dealer gaming provider. USD 12 million
3-Jan Romania MDM Legal MDM Legal, acting on behalf of taxi request and aggregator mobile app Star Taxi, has persuaded the Bucharest Court of Appeal to suspend a decision of the Bucharest General Council and notify and prompt the Court of Justice of the European Union to determine whether that decision conflicts with EU law. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/9895-mdm-legal-successful-for-star-taxi-in-bucharest-court-of-appeal
10-Jan Romania Leaua Damcali Deaconu Paunescu; Lenz & Staehelin Switzerland's Lenz & Staehelin and Romania's Leaua Damcali Deaconu Paunescu have successfully represented Romania's state-owned Hidroelectrica SA as Respondent in arbitration proceedings against Swiss energy trader Energy Financing Team AG held under the 1976 UNCITRAL Rules. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/9947-lenz-staehelin-and-lddp-successful-for-hidroelectrica-in-uncitral-arbitration-against-energy-financing-team
15-Jan Romania BPV Grigorescu Stefanica; Jones Day BPV Grigorescu, working alongside lead counsel Jones Day, advised Molex Electronic Technologies, LLC, on its acquisition of the Connected Vehicle Solutions (CVS) Division of Laird Limited. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/9997-musat-asociatii-advises-spectrum-brands-on-sale-of-battery-and-lighting-equipment-divisions-to-energizer
16-Jan Romania Musat & Asociatii; Wolf Theiss Musat & Asociatii advised Spectrum Brands Holdings on the USD 2 billion sale of its battery and lighting equipment divisions to Energizer Holding USD 2 billion ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/10151-tuca-zbarcea-asociatii-and-deloitte-legal-advise-on-orbico-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-interbrands
18-Jan Romania Gordon Blair; Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised the owners of Net Brinel on the sale of 85% of the share capital to French Group SNEF, which was advised by Monaco's Gordon Blair law firm. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/9982-bpv-grigorescu-and-jones-day-advise-molex-electronic-technologies-on-acquisition-of-connected-vehicle-solutions-division-of-laird-limited
19-Jan Romania Stratulat Albulescu Stratulat Albulescu Attorneys At Law advised World Class Romania on the lease of a premises in Tomis Mall Constanta. N/A
19-Jan Romania Lupsa si Asociatii; Stratulat Albulescu Stratulat Albulescu Attorneys At Law advised World Class Romania on its lease of premises in Bucharest's Grand Marriot Hotel. Lupsa si Asociatii advised Marriot. N/A
25-Jan Romania CEE Attorneys CEE Attorneys/Boanta, Gidei si Asociatii represented Comcereal S.A. and Prutul S.A. in court in a dispute relating to the cancellation of an unlawful share capital increase by the Authority for Administration of State-Owned Assets amounting to EUR 1,057,000. EUR 1.05 million
31-Jan Romania CEE Attorneys CEE Attorneys/Boanta, Gidei si Asociatii successfully persuaded the Romanian courts to annul in its entirety an enforcement procedure initiated by the Romanian tax authorities worth EUR 1 million against firm client Parc Industrial Bucuresti Est S.R.L. (a company controlled by the Austria-based EMSA Capital Fund). EUR 1 million
1-Feb Romania Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners; Grimaldi Law Offices; Schoenherr; Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii and global counsel Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners advised Astaldi S.p.A. on the issuance of Euro 75.000.000.00 Super-senior Secured PIYC Floating Rate Notes due 12 February 2022. Grimaldi Law Offices and Schoenherr Bucharest advised the investment management firm. EUR 75 million
1-Feb Romania CEE Attorneys CEE Attorneys/Boanta, Gidei si Asociatii successfully represented Romanian real estate developer Isorast Technology-Rotary S.R.L. before the competent courts in relation to the annulment of a public procurement procedure organized by the Romanian Ministry of Defense. EUR 1.5 million
8-Feb Romania Foley Hoag; Razvan Nicolau; Stratulat Albulescu; Whiteford, Taylor & Preston Stratulat Albulescu advised GapMinder Venture Capital fund on its investment in tech start-up TypingDNA. Solo practitioner, Razvan Nicolau, advised the company. Foley Hoag LLP advised the company on US Law while Whiteford, Taylor & Preston advised the investors on US Law. EUR 1.2 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/10028-pnsa-advises-net-brinel-on-takeover-by-snef
11-Feb Romania Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen assisted Smithfield Group in its acquisition of the Maier Com sausage factory in Arad County, Romania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/10192-stratulat-albulescu-advises-gapminder-on-typingdna-investment
11-Feb Romania Suciu Popa Suciu Popa successfully represented Hidroelectrica S.A in a class action lawsuit initiated by 3,000 employees concerning rights claimed under the collective bargaining agreement. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/10197-nndkp-assists-smithfield-in-acquisition-of-maier-com
14-Feb Romania Paksoy; White & Case; White & Case (GKC Partners) Paksoy advised the Ulusoy family on the sale of a majority stake in Ulusoy Elektrik to Eaton Capital Unlimited Company. White & Case and GKC Partners advised Eaton Capital on the acquisition. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/10205-suciu-popa-successful-for-hidroelectrica-in-class-action-labor-law-claim
14-Feb Romania Buzescu Ca Buzescu Ca assisted Danfoss on the absorption by one of its Romanian subsidiaries of Sondex Romania as part of a global deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/10226-paksoy-and-white-case-advise-on-sale-of-majority-stake-in-ulusoy-elektrik
15-Feb Romania CEE Attorneys; Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners CEE Attorneys/Boanta, Gidei si Asociatii, together with Zamfirescu Racoti Vsile & Partners, successfully defended the interests of OMV Petrom S.A. in the National Council for Solving Complaints and the competent court in relation to a public procurement dispute concerning the awarding of a EUR 210.5 million procurement framework agreement. EUR 210.5 million
20-Feb Romania Bondoc si Asociatii; Wolf Theiss Bondoc & Asociatii advised Sarica Niculitel on the acquisition of the Zoresti winery from Domaine Vinarte, which was supported by Wolf Theiss. EUR 1.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/10264-bondoc-asociatii-and-wolf-theiss-advise-on-sale-of-prominent-romanian-winery
20-Feb Romania Suciu Popa Suciu Popa advised Central Bottling Company Ltd. on acquisition of sole control of Muller Romania, the Romanian subsidiary of Molkerei Alois Muller GmbH & Co. KG, a multinational producer of dairy products. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/10268-suciu-popa-advises-central-bottling-on-acquisition-of-sole-control-of-muller-romania
20-Feb Romania Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Immofinanz on the sale of the Craiova project to a local investor. EUR 2.2 million
1-Mar Romania CEE Attorneys CEE Attorneys/Boanta, Gidei si Asociatii successfully defended Fortuna S.A. in a a real-estate dispute amounting to EUR 4,600,000. EUR 4.6 mllion
8-Mar Romania Deloitte Legal (Reff & Associates); Allen & Overy RTPR Allen & Overy advised Prime Kapital on the sale of a real estate portfolio to MAS Real Estate. Reff & Associates - the Romanian office of Deloitte Legal - advised the sellers on the deal, which involves nine retail centers throughout Romania. EUR 112.97 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/10401-rtpr-allen-overy-and-reff-associates-advise-on-large-real-estate-portfolio-sale-in-romania
8-Mar Romania Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss performed due diligence of Romania's Happy Recruiter SRL for House of HR N.V., then advised House of HR with its acquisition of Happy Recruiter SRL. N/A
15-Mar Romania Jones Day; Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised IBM US on Romanian law on the launch of a blockchain-based payment system named World Wire. Jones Day was the global advisor for IBM. N/A
19-Mar Romania PeliPartners; Stratulat Albulescu Stratulat Albulescu Attorneys At Law advised World Class Romania on its lease of premises in the Oregon Park Business Center, a mixed-use development by Portland Trust located in a growing area of North Bucharest. PeliPartners advised Oregon Park N/A
25-Mar Romania Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen NNDKP successfully represented Rompetrol Downstream Srl in a RON 62 million breach of contract claim filed against the company by Regie Autonoma de Transport Bucuresti. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/10502-nndkp-successful-for-rompetrol-downstream-in-breach-of-contract-defense
28-Mar Romania Vernon David & Associates Vernon David & Associates advised Banca Transylvania SA on labor and employment law issues relating to its integration with Bancpost SA. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/10521-vernon-david-associates-advises-banca-transylvania-on-integration-following-bancpost-merger
31-Mar Romania Eversheds Sutherland; MPR Partners | Maravela, Popescu & Roman; Paul Hastings; Wolf Theiss Lead counsel Eversheds Sutherland and Romanian counsel Wolf Theiss assisted Federal Mogul with the sale of its windshield wiper division to Trico Products Corporation. Trico was advised by Paul Hastings and Maravela, Popescu & Roman. N/A
1-Apr Romania Drakopoulos Drakopoulos advised UK company Kit For Kids on the sale of its Romanian From Products subsidiary to Green Future. N/A
8-Apr Romania Suciu Popa Suciu Popa successfully represented Enel Green Power Romania in tax litigation. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/10571-suciu-popa-successful-for-enel-green-power-romania-in-tax-dispute
9-Apr Romania Clifford Chance; Allen & Overy Clifford Chance Badea advised Alpha Bank Romania in relation to the first covered bond program established in Romania. RTPR Allen & Overy advised Barclays Bank PLC as arranger on the program. EUR 1 billion ceelegalmatters.com/romania/10584-clifford-chance-badea-and-rtpr-allen-overy-advises-on-first-covered-bond-program-in-romania
12-Apr Romania Dragne & Associatii Dragne & Asociatii successfully represented Partidul Libertate, Unitate si Solidaritate before Romania's High Court of Cassation and Justice of Romania in a dispute regarding the right to constitute electoral alliances. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/10604-dragne-asociatii-victorious-for-romanian-political-party-in-dispute-over-right-to-participate-to-elections
12-Apr Romania Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised the Somaco Group, a company owned by Swedish investment fund Oresa, on the merger by acquisition of its Somaco Antrepriza, Somaco Structuri Prefabricate, and G&D Teius subsidiaries, into one company: Somaco Grup Prefabricate. N/A
19-Apr Romania Stratulat Albulescu Stratulat Albulescu Attorneys At Law advised Belvedere Residences UTR3 S.R.L., one of London Partners' local vehicles, in relation to a multi-phase residential project developed in one of the fastest growing areas of Northern Bucharest. N/A
19-Apr Romania Stratulat Albulescu Stratulat Albulescu Attorneys At Law advised World Class Romania on the relocation of World Class Ploiesti to AFI Palace Ploiesti. N/A
19-Apr Romania Stratulat Albulescu Stratulat Albulescu Attorneys At Law advised World Class Romania on the lease of premises in the upcoming AFI Palace Brasov, currently under construction, located in the center of Brasov. N/A
19-Apr Romania Stratulat Albulescu Stratulat Albulescu Attorneys At Law advised World Class Romania on the lease of premises for the purpose of a fitness and health center in the Colosseum Centre Shopping Mall. N/A
19-Apr Romania CEE Attorneys CEE Attorneys/Boanta, Gidei si Asociatii successfully represented APR Warehouses 1 S.R.L. before the Bucharest Court of Appeal in connection with its challenge to a tax imposition decision amounting to EUR 2,200,000. EUR 2.2 million
23-Apr Romania Clifford Chance Clifford Chance Badea advised First Bank, owned by US-based investment fund J.C. Flowers & Co., on its acquisition of Bank Leumi Romania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/10629-clifford-chance-badea-advises-first-bank-on-acquisition-of-bank-leumi-romania
8-May Romania Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen is supporting the Norofert Group, a Romanian producer of organic agricultural products, on its listing in the AeRO market of the Bucharest Stock Exchange. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/10731-nndkp-advises-norofert-group-on-listing-on-bucharest-stock-exchange-s-aero-market
9-May Romania Deloitte Legal (Reff & Associates); PeliFilip; PeliPartners; Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii Reff & Associates advised Nepi Rockcastle and a group of companies owned by Romanian real estate entrepreneur Ovidiu Sandor on the sale of an office building in Cluj-Napoca to Dedeman. Popovici Nitu Stoica and Associates advised the buyer. Additionally, a team that started at PeliFilip and moved to Peli Partners acted as strategic adviser to one of the sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/10742-reff-associates-and-pnsa-advise-on-sale-of-cluj-napoca-office-building
14-May Romania Linklaters; Kinstellar Kinstellar and international counsel Linklaters advised China Three Gorges on Romanian matters related to its bid for EDP operations globally. EUR 9.1 Billion
24-May Romania Biris Goran; Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen Biris Goran advised Global Vision on its agreement with Globalworth to develop a EUR 35.5 million logistic project in the southeastern Romanian town of Chitila. Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen advised Globalworth on the deal. EUR 35.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/10809-biris-goran-and-nndkp-advise-on-eur-35-5-million-logistics-project-near-bucharest
27-May Romania Appelby; Clifford Chance Clifford Chance Badea advised NE Property B.V. on the implementation of a EUR 1.5 billion Medium Term Program guaranteed by NEPI Rockcastle plc, as well on the launch of a 2.625% EUR 500 million bonds issue due 2023 under the program. Appleby assisted Clifford Chance in advising NEPI Rockcastle. EUR 1.5 billion ceelegalmatters.com/romania/10824-clifford-chance-badea-advises-ne-property-and-nepi-rockcastle-on-bonds-program-implementation
31-May Romania Dragne & Asociatii Dragne & Asociatii successfully represented the Jewish Community of Galati in a 55-year dispute that involving property that was taken over by the Communist regime, and which necessitated overturning a decision that had been rendered in 1964. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/10876-dragne-asociatii-successful-for-jewish-community-of-galati-in-55-year-dispute
31-May Romania Enache Pirtea and Associates; PCA Lawyers PCA Lawyers advised Badea Medical SRL on the sale of a 65% stake in Badea Medica Center of Excellence to MedLife. Enache Pirtea and Associates advised MedLife on the acquisition. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/10877-pca-lawyers-advises-badea-medical-srl-on-sale-of-majority-stake-to-medlife
31-May Romania Allen & Overy; DLA Piper RTPR Allen & Overy advised AROBS Transilvania on the acquisition of UCMS Romania, a human resources management business, from TMF Group, which was advised by DLA Piper N/A
5-Jun Romania Eversheds Sutherland; MPR Partners | Maravela, Popescu & Roman; Wolf Theiss Maravela, Popescu & Roman advised wiper blade manufacturer Trico on the acquisition of the wiper systems business of Federal-Mogul Motorparts. Wolf Theiss advised Federal-Mogul on matters of Romanian law, acting with lead counsel Eversheds Sutherland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/10902-mpr-partners-advises-trico-on-acquisition-of-wiper-systems-business-from-federal-mogul
5-Jun Romania Dentons; Kinstellar Dentons advised CEE Equity Partners on an agreement with the Brise Group for the investment, modernization, and development of the first open access agriculture infrastructure platform, based on 15-grain silos and logistic hubs in Romania. Kinstellar advised Brise on the deal. EUR 60 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/10907-Dentons-and-kinstellar-advise-on-cee-equity-partners-agreement-with-brise-group-in-romania
5-Jun Romania CMS; Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen; Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Dedeman on an investment term facility of EUR 30,000,000 from Raiffeisen Bank International AG and a VAT facility of EUR 4,800,000 from Raiffeisen Bank SA Romania. CMS advised the seller and NNDKP advised Forte Partners on the subsequent transaction. EUR 34.8 million
6-Jun Romania Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Dedeman, as majority shareholder of an SPV company, on contracting an investment term facility of approx. EUR 7.2 million and a VAT facility of EUR 1.3 million from UniCredit Bank SA Romania. EUR 9.5 million
6-Jun Romania CEE Attorneys; CMS CEE Attorneys/Boanta, Gidei si Asociatii advised Olympian Parks Group in connection with obtaining a 48 million EUR project financing from Alpha Bank required to finance the expansion of 150,000 GLA industrial and logistics parks network in Bucharest and across Romania. CMS advised Alpha Bank. EUR 48 million
13-Jun Romania Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii successfully represented Federatia Romana de Fotbal against Football Club U Craiova S.A. EUR 300 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/10952-tuca-zbarcea-asociatii-successful-for-romanian-football-federation-in-eur-300-million-dispute
14-Jun Romania Clifford Chance; Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii Popovice Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Italy's CLN-Coils Lamiere Nastri - the owner of Romania's MW Romania SA Dragasani car factory - on a EUR 134 million financing received from the IFC and Cassa Depositi E Prestiti SPA. The lenders were advised by Clifford Chance Badea. EUR 134 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/10960-pnsa-and-clifford-chance-advise-on-financing-for-cln-coils-lamiere-nastri-from-the-ifc-and-cassa-depositi-e-prestiti
14-Jun Romania Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Dedeman on its acquisition of The Bridge 2 office complex in Bucharest from developer Forte Partners. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/10962-pnsa-advises-dedeman-on-acquisition-of-bridge-2-office-complex
17-Jun Romania Kinstellar; Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Dedeman on its entrance into a partnership with Element Industrial to develop the ELI Park 1 logistics project in the Chitila-Buftea area of Bucharest. Kinstellar advised Element Industrial. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/10967-pnsa-advises-dedeman-on-partnership-with-element-invest-partners-for-logistics-park
17-Jun Romania BPV Grigorescu Stefanica; Taralunga & Associates BPV Grigorescu Stefanica advised Adrian Sarbu on his role setting up a new TV station in Romania called Smart TV with co-founding partner Marius Tuca. Tuca was advised by Taralunga and Associates. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/10969-bpv-grigorescu-stefanica-advises-on-set-up-of-smart-tv
17-Jun Romania Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Dedeman on the establishment of EquiLiant Capital Project, a private equity fund that will target small and medium-sized enterprises in Romania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/10971-pnsa-advises-dedeman-on-establishment-of-equiliant-capital-project
17-Jun Romania De Breij; MPR Partners | Maravela, Popescu & Roman Romania's MPR Partners and the De Breij law firm in Amsterdam advised Dutch company Nederlandse MKB Participatiemaatschappij on its acquisition of BusyMachines BV, a Dutch-Romanian software developer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/10976-mpr-partners-and-de-breij-advise-nederlandse-mkb-on-acquisition-of-busymachines
17-Jun Romania Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised SAP on a public procurement tender organized by the Electricity Distribution Company South Transylvania - SDEE Transilvania Sud. EUR 11.5 million
19-Jun Romania Stratulat Albulescu Stratulat Albulescu Attorneys At Law advised London Partners, a real estate investment platform, with the acquisition of a plot with an approximate area of 29,000 sq.m., located in the Expozitiei Area, one of the most fast developing areas in Bucharest. N/A
24-Jun Romania CEE Attorneys CEE Attorneys Boanta, Gidei si Asociatii advised investment fund V7 Capital on financing provided to Confida. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/11012-cee-attorneys-advises-v7-capital-on-investment-in-confida
26-Jun Romania Allen & Overy; Schoenherr RTPR Allen & Overy and Schoenherr successfully represented Romanian electrical company Societatea Energetica Electrica S.A. in a EUR 800 million dispute against the Romanian Management Company for Ownership in Energy. EUR 800 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/11031-rtpr-allen-overy-and-Schoenherr-successful-in-eur-800-million-litigation-case-for-electrica
27-Jun Romania Bulboaca & Asociatii; Filip & Company; Freshfields; Linklaters Linklaters and Bulboaca & Asociatii advised the Export-Import Bank of Romania on its purchase of a 99.28% stake in Banca Romaneasca from the National Bank of Greece. Freshfields and Filip & Company assisted the NBG. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/11045-Linklaters-bulboaca-asociatii-and-filip-company-advise-on-eximbank-acquisition-of-banca-romaneasca
3-Jul Romania Arthur Cox; DLA Piper; Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised The Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland on Romanian law matters related to amendments to the EUR 400 million financing granted to the Irish group Origin Enterprises Public Limited Company. Arthur Cox advised the lender under Irish law and DLA Piper advised the borrowers under Irish and Romanian law. EUR 400 million
4-Jul Romania Kinstellar; PeliPartners Kinstellar advised Lion's Head Investments on the closing of its acquisition of Building C in Oregon Park from Portland Trust. PeliPartners advised the seller. EUR 60 million
8-Jul Romania Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii successfully persuaded the Bucharest Court of Appeal to suspend an order of Romania's President of the National Authority for Consumer Protection sanctioning Vodafone Romania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/11107-tuca-zbarcea-asociatii-successful-for-vodafone-romania-in-dispute-with-romania-s-consumer-protection-authority
8-Jul Romania Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Auchan in merger control proceedings before the Competition Council related to My Auchan proximity stores operating in Petrom gas stations. N/A
9-Jul Romania Act Legal (Ban & Karika); MPR Partners | Maravela, Popescu & Roman MPR Partners | Maravela, Popescu & Roman has been selected by Ban and Karika Attorneys at Law to provide legal assistance to Air France and KLM in Romania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/11115-mpr-partners-retained-to-assist-air-france-klm-in-romania
10-Jul Romania Moroianu & Asociatii; Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen assisted CTP with the acquisition of the A1 Bucharest Park logistics park from the Vabeld Group. Moroianu & Asociatii advised Vabeld on the sale. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/11124-nndkp-assists-ctp-with-acquisition-of-a1-bucharest-park-logistics-park
10-Jul Romania DLA Piper; Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised RI-GD Investments DAC on the accession of two Romanian subsidiaries of an Irish agribusiness group to a EUR 30 million financing. EUR 30 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/11131-pnsa-advises-ri-gd-investments-dac-on-financing-of-irish-agribusiness-group
10-Jul Romania Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Romanian infrastructure company Hidroconstructia on a EUR 18 million multicurrency revolving facility agreement granted by CEC Bank. EUR 18 million
13-Jul Romania Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Yandex on introducing a ridesharing business model on the local market. N/A
15-Jul Romania Albota Law Firm; Allen & Overy RTPR Allen & Overy advised ING Tech, the global software development hub of the ING Group, on the lease of office space in the Dacia One building in Bucharest from the Atenor Group for its new headquarters. The Albota law firm advised the Atenor Group on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/11150-rtpr-allen-overy-and-albota-law-firm-advise-on-lease-of-new-ing-headquarters-in-bucharest
15-Jul Romania Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Lactalis in three investigations and a preliminary examination regarding the market for the production and commercialization of butter. N/A
17-Jul Romania CMS; Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii CMS advised Polish Innova Capital on its acquisition of Romania's Optical Network. Popovici Nitu Stoica & Associati advised the Optical Network. N/A
18-Jul Romania Firon Bar-Nir; PeliPartners PeliPartners advised AFI Europe on its acquisition of 75% of the old Casa Radio building in downtown Bucharest from a company controlled by Plaza Centers NV. Firon Bar-Nir advised Plaza Centers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/11176-pelipartners-and-firon-bar-nir-advise-on-afi-europe-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-casa-radio
19-Jul Romania Filip & Company; Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii Filip & Company advised LafargeHolcim on its acquisition of the Somaco Group from Oresa Ventures in Romania. Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Oresa on the sale, which remains subject to regulatory approvals and competition clearance in Romania and is expected to close in the fall of 2019. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/11186-filip-co-and-pnsa-advise-on-lafargeholcim-acquisition-of-somaco-group-from-oresa
19-Jul Romania Radulescu & Musoi; Stratulat Albulescu Stratulat Albulescu Attorneys at Law advised Momentum Capital S.R.L. and Romanian entrepreneur David Canta, who is also the managing director and shareholder of the Romanian arm of global commercial real estate firm Avison Young, on the acquisition of Facilitec Services SRL. Radulescu & Musoi Attorneys at Law advised selling shareholders Diego Stuyck, Tomas Manjon, and David Tortosa. N/A
22-Jul Romania Filip & Company; Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii PNSA advised ORESA on its sale of Romanian precast concrete producer Somaco to global construction materials company LafargeHolcim. Filip & Co advised the buyers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/11197-pnsa-advises-oresa-on-sale-of-somaco-to-lafargeholcim
23-Jul Romania Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen; Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Ameropa on its entrance into a EUR 324 million multivalued revolving credit facility. The banking syndicate was advised by Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen. EUR 324 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/11204-pnsa-snd-nndkp-advise-on-syndicated-credit-facility-for-ameropa
24-Jul Romania Clifford Chance Clifford Chance Badea advised the REWE/DerTour group on its acquisition of the travel agency arm of Eurolines Romania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/11219-clifford-chance-badea-advises-rewe-dertour-on-acquisition-of-eurolines-romania-travel-agency-division
25-Jul Romania Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen helped Norofert SA prepare for a private placement ahead of the group's listing on the Bucharest Stock Exchange. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/11234-nndkp-helps-norofert-prepare-private-placement
25-Jul Romania Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised SIVECO on the successful award of a public procurement contract for the maintenance, extension, and development of the information system of the Paying and Intervention Agency for Agriculture. EUR 21.5 million
29-Jul Romania Clifford Chance; Karanovic & Partners; Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii advised Fadi Rida and Mihai Stanescu, founders of the Global Technical Group, on their sale of a majority stake in the group to private equity fund manager Abris Capital Partners. Clifford Chance Badea and Karanovic & Partners advised Abris Capital Partners on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/11251-tuca-zbarcea-asociatii-and-clifford-chance-advise-on-abris-capital-partners-acquisition-of-global-technical-group
31-Jul Romania Filip & Company Filip & Company advised Romania's Ministry of Public Finance on its issuance of EUR 2 billion in bonds. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/11294-filip-company-advises-ministry-of-public-finance-of-romania-on-eur-2-billion-bond-issue
1-Aug Romania CMS; Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii advised Optiplaza, the second-largest company in the Romanian optical retail market, on the company's sale to Innova Capital, which was advised by CMS. N/A
6-Aug Romania Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen successfully defended the interests of the Baylor Black Sea Foundation before the Court of Appeals in Romania in relation to a dispute with the fiscal authorities. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/11341-nndkp-successful-for-baylor-black-sea-foundation-in-dispute-with-fiscal-authorities
19-Aug Romania DLA Piper; Stratulat Albulescu Stratulat Albulescu Attorneys at Law advised GapMinder Venture Partners, a venture capital fund financed by the Competitiveness Operational Programme 2014-2020, an EU programme aiming to bolster the competitiveness of the Romanian economy, on its EUR 650,000 investment in MEDIjobs, the first platform in Romania connecting companies and specialists from the medical field. MEDIjobs was advised by DLA Piper. EUR 650,000
29-Aug Romania Act Legal (Botezatu Estrade Partners); CEE Attorneys The Romanian office of CEE Attorneys advised the sellers on the final stage of the sale of the 7Card business to Sodexo. Botezatu si Asociatii | The Counsel advised Sodexo Romania on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/11477-cee-attorneys-romania-advises-on-sale-of-7card-to-sodexo
30-Aug Romania CEE Attorneys CEE Attorneys/Boanta, Gidei si Asociatii advised Romania's V7 Capital venture capital fund on its investment in Flip Technologies, operating an online marketplace plaform in the second-hand electronics industry. N/A
1-Sep Romania Scorei si Asociatii; Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii advised a syndicate of banks (i.e. Banca Comerciala Romana, as coordinator, mandated lead arranger, documentation agent, facility & security agent and lender, BRD Groupe Societe Generale, Banca Transilvania and Raiffeisen Bank, as lead arrangers and lenders) in relation to a EUR 24 million facility granted to MedLife, as part of a syndicated loan worth EUR 90 million. Scorei si Asociatii advised the borrower. EUR 24 million
5-Sep Romania Stratulat Albulescu Stratulat Albulescu advised London Partners on its acquisition of a 29,000 square meter plot in the Expozitiei area of Bucharest. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/11539-stratulat-albulescu-advises-london-partners-on-land-acquisition-in-bucharest
6-Sep Romania CEE Attorneys The Romanian office of CEE Attorneys advised Austria's Simacek group on the consolidation of the facility management activities of its Romanian entities Simacek Cleaning and Simacek Gardening into one Group company. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/11536-cee-attorneys-advises-simacek-on-restructuring-of-romanian-entities
8-Sep Romania Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Swietelsky on the successful award by CFR of the contract "Rehabilitation of railway Brasov-Simeria, part of the Rin-Danube Corridor, for 160Km/h maximum speed circulation, Section Brasov-Sighisoara, subsections: 1. Brasov- Apata and 3. Cata -Sighisoara." EUR 700 million
19-Sep Romania Reff & Associates; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss Bucharest advised Ingka Investments on its acquisition of an 80% shareholding in seven companies owning wind power plants with an aggregate installed capacity of 171MW from Vestas Wind Systems A/S, which retains the remaining 20% shareholding. Reff & Associates advised Vestas on the transaction. EUR 136 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/11598-wolf-theiss-advises-ingka-investments-in-acquisition-of-80-shareholding-in-romanian-wind-farm-companies-from-vestas-group
19-Sep Romania Andersen Tax & Legal; DLA Piper; Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen DLA Piper assisted Norwegian aluminum group Norsk Hydro ASA with the divestment of its Romanian extrusion plant, Hydro Extrusion SRL, to Hammerer Aluminium Industries GmbH. NNDKP in Romania and Andersen Tax & Legal in Germany advised Hamerrer Aluminium on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/11602-DLA-piper-advises-norsk-hydro-on-sale-of-romanian-extrusion-plant-to-hammerer-aluminium-industries
24-Sep Romania Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen assisted Grab with Romanian law aspects of its strategic partnership with Telenav, Inc., a provider of connected-car and location-based services. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/11604-nndkp-helps-grab-app-with-romanian-aspects-of-strategic-partnership-with-telenav
24-Sep Romania Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised several subsidiaries of Enel on the annulment of Order no. 168/2018 of the Romanian Energy Regulatory Authority that sets the regulated rate of return applied for the approval of the tariffs for the electricity distribution service provided by the concessionaire distribution operators. N/A
25-Sep Romania CEE Attorneys CEE Attorneys/Boanta, Gidei si Asociatii assisted Romania's V7 Capital venture capital fund on its seed investment in Smartit Global - a start-up that helps merchants and online stores to integrate easily in marketplaces. N/A
26-Sep Romania Bondoc si Asociatii Bondoc Si Asociatii advised eMAG on its acquisition of 54% of shares in online food delivery platform EuCeMananc in Romania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/11625-bondoc-asociatii-advises-emag-on-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-eucemananc
27-Sep Romania Biris Goran; Clifford Chance; Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii Clifford Chance Badea advised French investment fund AEW on the sale of the America House office building in Bucharest to the real estate investment division of Morgan Stanley and a group of Israeli investors represented by David Hay, and the Promenada Mall Targu Mures to Hungary's Indotek Group. Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii advised the buyers on the first deal and Biris Goran advised the buyers on the second. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/11617-clifford-chance-and-tza-advise-on-aew-sale-of-romanian-properties
27-Sep Romania EY Law (Radu Si Asociatii); Schoenherr Schoenherr Bucharest advised Greenbridge Partners on its acquisition of a 75% stake in Rus Savitar and its retail arm Casa Rusu from the Rusu family. Radu si Asociatii SPRL, the Romanian member firm of Ernst & Young Global, advised the Rusu family on the sale. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/11638-schoenherr-and-EY-law-advise-on-greenbridge-partners-acquisition-of-rus-savitar-and-casa-rusu-acquisition
27-Sep Romania Deloitte Legal (Reff & Associates); Dentons Dentons assisted White Star Real Estate on various title and real estate matters, specifically land ownership certificate-related issues and title insurance, related to its contemplated acquisition of shares or assets of a technology park located in Cluj-Napoca. Colliers and Reff & Associates advised the seller on the deal. EUR 25 million
30-Sep Romania Pavel Margarit & Associates Pavel, Margarit & Associates advised perpetoo.com, the first peer to peer car-sharing platform in Romania, on its commencement of business activities. N/A