Cobalt has advised vehicle parts distributor Meko on its EUR 122 million acquisition of spare parts and services provider Koivunen.
Schoenherr, working with Legance, has advised Nexi on its agreement with Privredna Banka Zagreb and Intesa Sanpaolo-controlled company PBZ Card to purchase PBZ Card’s merchant acquiring business in Croatia for EUR 180 million. Reportedly, PwC Legal and KPMG Legal advised Intesa Sanpaolo.
The board of the Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency (“the Board”) has announced macro-prudential measures over the course of this weekend, consisting of (i) the Board Decision regarding prohibition of commercial Turkish Lira loans to corporate borrowers subject to independent audit dated June 24, 2022 (“Board Decision”) and (ii) press release determining the scope and implementation of the Board Decision dated June 26, 2022 (“Press Release”). Accordingly, until a new decision to the contrary is introduced by the Board or the Central Bank, corporate borrowers being subject to independent audit and holding foreign currencies above certain thresholds will no longer be allowed to borrow commercial cash loans in Turkish Lira.