CMS has advised Best in Parking and its majority shareholder Breiteneder Immobilien Parking on receiving a minority investment from Macquarie Asset Management. Linklaters advised Macquarie Asset Management.
Macquarie Asset Management is a global infrastructure investor with assets under management of almost EUR 500 billion.
According to CMS, “Best in Parking currently operates around 87,000 parking spaces at 198 high-quality locations, which act as EV charging stations of the future and hubs for mobility. The company currently has 470 EV charging points, which are to be expanded to over 1,000 by 2025. In addition to its core markets Austria, Italy, and Croatia, the company also operates in Switzerland, Slovakia, Slovenia, and other markets.”
The CMS team included Austria-based Partners Martin Zuffer, Philipp Mark, Walter Gapp, Alexander Rakosi, Clemens Grossmayer, Dieter Zandler, Stefan Paulmayer, Johannes Hysek, Hans Lederer, Oliver Werner, and Sibylle Novak, Of Counsel Sixtus Kraus, Senior Associate David Kohl, Associates Shivam Subhash, Anna-Maria Kohlweg, Maximilian Uidl, and Vera Mitteregger, and Lawyers Vanessa Horaceck, Mariella Kapoun, Marlene Wimmer-Nistelberger, and Daniela Kroemer; Slovenia-based Partner Dunja Jandl, Counsel Irena Sik Bukovnik, Associate Sara Mernik, and Lawyer Maja Sipek; Croatia-based Partners Ana-Marija Skoko, Sandra Lisac, Marija Zrno Prosic, Marija Musec, Tamara Jelic Kazic, and Mia Kalajdzic, Senior Associates Antonija Kanjer and Karmen Sinozic, Associate Luka Abrlic, and Lawyers Ana Koceic, Mirta Klaic, and Vedrana Vuckovic; as well as furhter team members in Italy.
Linklaters' team included lawyers in the UK, Italy, and Germany.