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Sorainen has 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.

Dimitrov Petrov & Co has helped Telenor Bulgaria obtain regulatory permission necessary for conducting the business of an insurance agent.

Mrowiec Fialek and Partners has 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.

Paskoy has advised Ziraat Katilim on its entry into a EUR 250 million murabaha syndicated loan agreement with the participation of Bank ABC, Dubai Islamic Bank PJSC, Emirates NBD Capital Limited, Standard Chartered Bank, and Warba Bank. Dentons reportedly advised the afore-mentioned banks involved on the loan agreement.

Dorda has 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.

Cobalt has advised the BaltCap Growth Fund on investing almost EUR 3 million of growth capital in Viru Haigla AS to expand the Pihlakodu chain of elderly care homes. As a result of the transaction, BaltCap will acquire a minority shareholding in Viru Haigla AS.

K&L Gates and Integrites have advised NBT on the financing documents for Segment 2 of Ukraine’s Syvash Wind Power Project, with commitments of an additional EUR 107.6 million of further senior debt coming from the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (EUR 30 million), Proparco (approximately EUR 42 million), Finnfund and IFU (EUR 15 million each), and the Nordic Environment Finance Corporation (EUR 5 million). The lenders were advised on Ukrainian law by Redcliffe Partners and on English law by Clifford Chance.

Sorainen has successfully represented Topo Grupe in a trademark registration dispute.

White & Case has 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 on the deal.

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. The new name of the logistics company will be Liwathon E.O.S.

BPV Huegel has advised ISS on its acquisition of Austrian business catering company JH Catering.

Glatzova & Co has advised CSOB on the creation of a joint venture with the Mall Group, to improve the MallPay payment service that was created last year to facilitate shopping at Czech shopping malls.

Former Allen & Overy Senior Associate and Head of Real Estate in Slovakia Vojtech Palinkas has joined Slovakia's MCL law firm, where he will co-head the Real Estate, Projects, M&A, and Corporate law practices.

Schoenherr has established a dedicated firm-wide Consumer Protection group, led by Partner Wolfgang Tichy.

Elena Volyanskaya, who heads the Bankruptcy and Restructuring practice at Ukraine's LCF Law Group, has been promoted to Partner at the firm.

Former Jeantet Partners Illya Tkachuk and Igor Krasovskiy have joined Integrites in Kyiv, bringing the total number of partners to 19 across the firm's six offices.

On April 5, 2019 Arcliffe announced the opening of a Vilnius office, which will be headed by Partner and Coordinator Dainius Kenstavicius.

Former ENKSZ Lead Attorney Emese Szitasi has joined DLA Piper as a senior associate.

Budapest lawyer Balazs Csuday, Bratislava lawyer Daniel Lipsic, and Prague lawyer Jan Prochazka are among the 25 European lawyers promoted to partner by Dentons as part of its 2019 cycle.

Former Mol Head of Group Compliance & Ethics Balazs Pista has joined Egis Pharmaceuticals in Budapest as the company's new Compliance Officer.

Vladimira Chlandova was hired as the new Head of Legal Affairs at T-Mobile Czech Republic and Slovak Telekom.

Adina Calfa-Dudoiu, the former Legal Director at Rosia Montana Gold Corporation, has joined the E-INFRA Group in Romania as the new Group General Counsel.

Bulgarian lawyer Antonia Mavrova and Czech lawyer Tomas Cihula have been promoted to partner at Kinstellar.

Quido Gero has been made a Junior Partner at Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner.