BPV Braun Partners has advised a fund managed by Aventicum Real Estate on renovations and the expansion of the Prague Marriott Hotel.
Herbert Smith Freehills and Indonesian associate firm Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung have advised a joint venture of Pertamina-Rosneft on engineering contracts for a new USD 16 billion refinery in Tuban, East Java, designed to increase Pertamina's refining capability and strengthen Rosneft's presence in the Asia-Pacific petroleum market.
Wolf Theiss has advised Volksbank Wien AG on the issuance of EUR 500 million covered bank bonds 2019-2029. The bonds with a denomination of EUR 100,000, each, are listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange. 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.
Wolf Theiss has informed CEE Legal Matters that this past spring it worked alongside Jones Day and Kirkland & Ellis in advising Blackstone Tactical Opportunities on its EUR 175 million acquisition of a minority stake in Romania's Superbet Group. Romania's Bulboaca & Asociatii worked alongside global counsel Herzog, Fox & Neeman in advising the sellers.
BPV Huegel and Switzerland's Meyerlustenberger Lachenal law firm have 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.