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CMS Cameron McKenna has announced that Dispute Resolution Partner Olga Vorozhbyt joined the firm's Kiev office on July 1, 2014, to develop the office’s litigation and compliance practice.  

CMS supported B2Holding, a leading European specialty finance business, in its July 1, 2014 acquisition of the entire share capital of ULTIMO, a leading Polish credit management business. The value of the transaction was not disclosed. Closing remains subject to antimonopoly clearance. 

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CMS has provided legal advice to the Hungarian MOL Group on its sale-purchase agreement with the Rome-based Eni oil and gas company for Eni's downstream businesses in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Romania, including a retail network currently under the Agip brand.

Following on the already-reported news that Wolf Theiss has made Ileana Glodeanu a Partner in its Bucharest office, the firm announced today that it had made four more partners in various CEE offices. Lawyers Laura Struc (Ljubljana), Katerina Kraeva and Radoslav Mikov (Sofia) and Sebastian Oberzaucher (Vienna) all joined the Wolf Theiss partnership along with Glodeanu.

The Magnusson law firm has expanded its Real Estate practice in Poland with the arrival of Partner Michal Siwek, who joins with two Associates. Siwek’s experience in Real Estate matters includes planning, construction, and corporate.

Lidings has announced the promotion of Corporate/M&A lawyer Sergey Patrakeev from Counsel to Partner.


In an item related to the story reported by CEE Legal Matters on February 7,  Norton Rose Fulbright has announced that it advised J.P. Morgan and Bank of America Merrill Lynch as global coordinators on the EUR 900 million high-yield bond offering of P4 Sp. (the Polish mobile network operator operating under the ”PLAY” brand).

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