ODI has advised Fersped, a Slovenian transport company and a subsidiary of Slovenske Zeleznice (the Slovenian national railway company), in acquiring 100% control over logistics company VV-LOG. Debernardi & Partners advised sellers Daniel Tomljanovic and Dean Persic on the sale agreement, which was signed with several conditions precedent, including approval by the Slovenian Competition Authority. RMG advised Slovenske Zeleznice.
Fersped, seated in Ljubljana, is one of the subsidiaries of Slovenske Zeleznice, the largest transport company in Slovenia with a consolidated yearly turnover in 2015 of more than EUR 580 million and EBITDA of EUR 72 million. The core business of VV-LOG, which was founded in 2010, is freight forwarding and transport of goods.
ODI, acting as an exclusive legal counsel on behalf of Fersped, provided legal due diligence of the target and initial competition analysis and drafted and negotiated the agreement on the sale, as well as advising on internal corporate approvals. The firm's team was led by Partner Uros Ilic and Senior Associate Suzana Boncina Jamsek.
The RMG team was led by Managing Partner Gorazd Podbevsek, assisted by Maja Jensterle.
The Debernardi team was led by Managing Partner Igor Debernardi.