Dimitrijevic & Partners has collaborated with Jadek & Pensa in Slovenia and lead counsel Clifford Chance in assisting Mercator in a series of transactions related to the restructuring of the company's business operations in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
CMS has advised the Cosmo Consult Group on its recent acquisition of the Austrian Microsoft partner FWI.
Wolf Theiss has advised a banking group consisting of UniCredit, RBI, NLB, and SKB Banka on the recapitalization of AGIC and its subsidiary, Fotona in a re-financing. The transaction closed on October 4, 2017.
CMS has advised mBank on establishing the mAccelerator corporate venture capital fund.
Schoenherr, working with lead counsel Gleiss Lutz, has advised French IT service provider Atos SE on the planned acquisition of Siemens Convergence Creators GmbH for an undisclosed price. Siemens AS was represented by Hengeler Muller on the deal, which is expected to close at the end of December 2017 and is still subject to the information/consultation process with employee representative bodies and the approval of the relevant regulatory and antitrust authorities.
Kinstellar and White & Case have advised BMO Real Estate Partners on the acquisition of the high end department store in Prague occupied by Van Graaf on behalf of investors in its pan-European retail property investment fund. BMO Real Estate Partners acquired the building from Vienna-based MTK Developments. PRK Partners reportedly advised the sellers on the deal.
Dentons and King & Spalding have advised Triuva Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft mbH on its approximately EUR 48.5 million acquisition of the new Green Day office building in Wroclaw. The seller, a Luxembourg fund advised jointly by GLL Real Estate Partners and Investec Bank PLC, was advised by Hogan Lovells.
The Sarhegyi and Partners law firm has successfully represented the Hungarian State on appeal to the Metropolitan Regional Court against claims brought against it by the Hungarian town of Budaors involving challenges to aspects of the country's Budget Act. In addition to the immediate dispute, the case represents the first time that the issue of liability for damages caused by legislation was considered since the new Hungarian Civil Code entered into force in 2014.
Schoenherr has advised Austrian Post on its acquisition of a share of In Time Spedice. CEE Attorneys advised the selling shareholder on the deal. The transaction closed in August 2017, and financial terms were not disclosed.