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All 2020 CEE Deals of the Year Submissions

2020 CEE Deals of the Year Submissions (All)

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The CEE Deals of the Year Awards continue to grow in popularity, and by this, their fourth year, they have become a fundamental part of the commercial legal industry in Central and Eastern Europe, interwoven into the fabric of the year.

The importance of the awards was reflected both in the impressive profiles of the legal experts who agreed to review and judge all the submissions (see page 74), but also in the urgency with which firms labored to meet the deadline or begged permission to exceed it, and – sometimes – the emotion they put into their pleas that the eligibility criteria should be expanded.

Impressively, we received a total of 269 eligible submissions this year, from 95 different law firms, reflecting the work of a total of 278 law firms. Yes, this represents a slight drop – about 7% – from last year’s 288 submissions. But considering these deals were executed and these submissions made against the background of a year-long pandemic that put entire economies under pressure, under the circumstances … that’s remarkable.

The finalists for each country will be announced in the March 2021 issue of the CEE Legal Matters magazine, and winners will be announced at the annual CEE Deals of the Year Awards Banquet scheduled – COVID-permitting – for June 3, 2021.

In the meantime, thank you to all who submitted deals. We appreciate the time and effort that you put into the process, and we – like you – are eager to see the results.

Good luck, one and all!

Country Name of Deal Submitting Firm(s) Other Firms
Albania Albania Eurobond Issuance Dechert Allen & Overy, Wolf Theiss
Austria UNIQA's Acquisition of AXA Subsidiaries in the Czech Republic, Poland, and Slovakia Schoenherr Clifford Chance;

GO2Law

Austria Verbund AG's Acquisition of Majority Stake in Gas Connect Austria GmbH from OMV AG Schoenherr Cerha Hempel; Wolf Theiss
Austria Austrian Airlines Financing Schoenherr DLA Piper; Eisenberger Herzog; Gleiss Lutz Hootz Hirsch PartmbB Rechtsanwalte; Hengeler Mueller; REN Legal Management Limited; Stibbe Avocats; Viehbock Breiter Schenk & Nau; Weber Rechtsanwalte
Austria CA Immobilien Anlagen AG's Green Bond Cerha Hempel Linklaters, Wolf Theiss
Austria OMV AG's Acquisition of Stake in Borealis AG from Mubadala Group Cerha Hempel Allen & Overy; Binder Groesswang; Eisenberger & Herzog; Kromann Reumert; Gorrissen Federspiel; Schoenherr
Austria Koninklijke DSM NV and DSM International Participations B.V.'s Acquisition of San Pacific and San Venture's Shareholdings in Erber AG Cerha Hempel Allen & Overy; Alrud; Arnold; Baker McKenzie; Bonelli Erede; DLA Piper; DeBrauw; Dorda; Eisenberger & Herzog; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Hengeler Mueller; Herguner Bilgen Ozeke; Jeantet; Linklaters; Kromann Reumert; Pelzmann Gall Gross; Schoenherr;Sorainen; Stibbe; Travers Smith; Webber Wentzel; Wolf Theiss
Austria AMS AG's Capital Increase Dorda Bar & Karrer; Herbst Kinsky; Linklaters; Schellenberg Wittmer; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
Belarus HBOR Financing for Be Cloud Borovtsov & Salei BDV Legal
Bosnia & Herzegovina EBRD's Acquisition of Stake in Eastern Mining d.o.o CMS Emir Sudzuka Law Office
Bosnia & Herzegovina Restarting of Aluminij Aluminum Production Factory Maric & Co.  
Bosnia & Herzegovina ASA Finance's Takover of Central Osiguranje d.d. Milijkovic & Partners  
Bosnia & Herzegovina Endava's Acquisition of Comtrade Digital Services Schoenherr Hauer & Feld; Watson Farley & Williams
Bosnia & Herzegovina Hidroelektrana Dabar Public Procurement Proceedings for Construction of Hydro Plants on the Trebisnjica River Schoenherr  
Bosnia & Herzegovina NLB Bank's acquisition of Komercijalna Banka AD Law Firm Sajic AP Legal; Prica & Partners; Kinstellar
Bulgaria United Group's Acquisition of Nova Broadcasting Group from Advance Media Kambourov & Partners O'Melveny & Myers; Paul Weiss
Bulgaria Transfer and Sale of Comsed Shares Georgiev, Todorov & Co.  
Bulgaria Fleet Services' Acquisition of Mobiliz Bilgi ve Iletisim Teknolojileri Sirketi Georgiev, Todorov & Co. Akol Law; Yordanov & Rachev
Bulgaria Office Sgradi EOOD's Acquisition of 50% Stake in On Clinic Bulgaria AD from On Clinic Advanced Medical Institute B.V. Georgiev, Todorov & Co. Epstein Rosenblum Maoz
Bulgaria United Group BV's Note Issuance Schoenherr Kirkland & Ellis; Linklaters; Wolf Theiss
Bulgaria Enery's IFC and DFC Project Refinancing Schoenherr Allen & Overy; CMS; Spasov & Bratanov; Wolf Theiss
Bulgaria I Squared Capital's Acquisition of Infrastructure Unit from GTT Communications Kinstellar Goodwin; Linklaters
Bulgaria Appfire’s Acquisition of Botron Software Solutions Kinstellar Honigman; Kirkland & Ellis
Bulgaria PP Project for Supply of Multipurpose Modular Patrol Vessels to the Bulgarian Navy Gugushev & Partners  
Bulgaria Balkan Stream Project CMS Arsov, Nachev, Ganeva; Dentons; Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov; Latham & Watkins; Linklaters; Tsvetkova Bebov Komarevski
Bulgaria Enery Development GmbH's Acquisition of Karadzhalovo Photovoltaic Power Plant and Nomac Ltd O&M Operator from ACWA Power, BlackRock, and Crescent Capital CMS Allen & Overy; Memery Crystal; Schoenherr; Spassov and Bratanov; Wolf Theiss
Bulgaria International BEZ Group Spol. S.r.o.'s Acquisition of Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Bulgaria AD from Hyundai Electric & Energy Systems Co. Ltd. CMS Ernst & Young
Croatia Nafta Farm-In Cipcic Bragadin Mesic & Associates Marohnic Tomek Gjoic; Wolf Theiss
Croatia TUI's Acquisition of Karisma Hotels Adriatic Group from Fortenova Group and Karisma Resorts International S.A. Schoenherr Galindo, Arias & Lopez; Gugic, Kovacic, & Krivic; Jade Advisors; Kovacevic Prpic Simeunovic; Oblin & Partners
Croatia Croatian Employment Matters Related to 2019 Global Combination of Pfizer and Mylan Cipcic Bragadin Mesic & Associates Bird & Bird
Croatia Osijek-Koteks' Acquisition of Projektgradnja from Fortenova Group Ostermann & Partners Smolek & Skrinjar
Croatia Devolver Digital's Acquisition of Croteam Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic & Krka Baker McKenzie; Deloitte Legal
Croatia World Star Aviation's Aircraft Delivery and Lease Kovacevic Prpic Simeunovic Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
Croatia Infinum-Porsche Digital Joint Venture Miskovic & Miskovic; CMS Dentons
Croatia CVC Capital Partners' Acquisition of D-Marin's Businesses in Croatia, Turkey, Greece, and the UAE Savoric & Partners Clifford Chance
Croatia Silversmith Capital Partners' Investment in Microblink via Acquisition of Minority Shares Savoric & Partners Bogdanovic, Dolicki & Partners; Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck; Dechert; Kirkland & Ellis
Croatia Stillfront Group's Acquisition of Nanobit Savoric & Partners DLA Piper; Glinkska & Miskovic; Latham & Watkins
Croatia Rohatyn Group's Acquisition of Controlling Stake in Optimapharm Group Go2Law BDV Legal; Babic & Partners; Nauta Dutilh; PWC Legal; Taylor Wessing; Wolf Theiss
Croatia CA Immo's Sale ofZagrebtower to S Immo AG CMS Schoenherr
Czech Republic Worldline's Acquisition of Majority Stake in GoPay s.r.o. from Pavel Schwarz Baker McKenzie Hajduk & Partners; JSK
Czech Republic Cromwell's Acquisition of Arete Invest Logistic Parks Portfolio Kocian Solc Balastik Clifford Chance; Wilsons
Czech Republic Skoda Transportation’s Acquisition of Ekova Electric Kocian Solc Balastik GT Legal
Czech Republic Solitea Intragroup Merger Kocian Solc Balastik  
Czech Republic Celonis SE's Aquisition of Czech Integromat, s.r.o. Schoenherr Davis & Polk; Novalia
Czech Republic KB SmartSolutions' Acquisition of Stake in Platebni Instituce Roger Schoenherr BPV Braun Partners; Setina, Komendova & Partners
Czech Republic UNIQA's Acquisition of AXA Subsidiaries in the Czech Republic, Poland, and Slovakia Schoenherr Clifford Chance; Go2Law
Czech Republic Apollo Global Management's Investment in Sazka Entertainment Baker McKenzie Clifford Chance; Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
Czech Republic Astute, Inc.'s Acquisition of Socialbakers a.s. Baker McKenzie Cooley; Pierstone; Ropes & Gray
Czech Republic PPP Project for the D4 Expressway CMS Kinstellar; White & Case
Czech Republic Novavax, Inc.'s Acquisition of Praha Vaccines a.s. from Cyrus Poonawalla Group Kinstellar Bird & Bird; Novalia; Ropes & Gray
Czech Republic Veolia's Acquisition of Prazska Teplarenska from EP Energy Kinstellar  
Czech Republic Infosys' Acquisition of GuideVision Kinstellar DLK; Castren & Snellman; Osborne Clarke; Sorainen
Czech Republic Benson Oak Capital's Sale of Klikpojisteni.cz Weinhold Legal Travers Smith; Wolf Theiss
Czech Republic EIB Financing to CD Cargo PRK Partners Nauta Dutilh
Czech Republic MVM's Acquisition of Innogy Czech Republic from E.ON Havel & Partners Hengeler Mueller; White & Case
Czech Republic Raiffeisenbank's Financing of Galerie Santovka Shopping Center PRK Partners Squire Patton Boggs
Czech Republic Eligo's Acquisition of Euroserum's Czech Business PRK Partners Kocian, Solc, Balastík
Estonia GAN's Acquisition of Coolbet TGS Baltic B:Col Legal Advokat; Fenech & Fenech; Hedman Partners; Morgan, Lewis & Bockius; Sheppard Mullin
Estonia Bolt Technology’s Series D Financing Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe Sorainen
Estonia Brink's Company Acquisition of G4S Ellex Raidla Allen & Overy
Estonia Boku's Acquisition of Fortumo Cobalt Sorainen
Estonia Luminor Bank`s Covered Bond Program Cobalt Allen & Overy; Clifford Chance
Estonia Vista Equity Partners Investment in Pipedrive Cobalt DLA Piper; Kirkland & Ellis; Latham & Watkins
Estonia BaltCap Growth Fund's Acquisition of Majority Stake in TradeHouse Ellex Raidla PwC Legal
Estonia Bite Group’s Bond Issuance and Financing Ellex Raidla Latham & Watkins
Estonia UP Invest's Acquisition of Forum Cinemas from AMC Eversheds Sutherland Sorainen
Estonia East Capital Real Estate's Acquisition of SEB’s Head Office in Estonia Fort Cobalt
Estonia LHV Bank's Acquisition of Danske Bank’s Portfolio of Estonian Corporate & Public Sector Loans Fort Ellex
Estonia Selver's Acquisition of ABC Supermarkets Fort Ellex
Greece EBRD Financing to Public Power Corporation S.A. Watson, Farley & Williams Mibank
Greece Cubico Sustainable Investment Limited's Acquisition of Greek Wind Farms Watson, Farley & Williams Lambadarios; Potamitis Vekris
Greece METKA-EGN, Acquisition and Subsequent Sale of Two Photovoltaic Projects to Motor Oil Hellas S.A Watson, Farley & Williams Lambadarios; Potamitis Vekris
Hungary Budapest Bank Group, MKB Bank Group and Takarekbank Group's Creation of Hungarian "Superbank" DLA Piper  
Hungary Airbus Helicopters and Hungarian State JV to Create New Aerospace Enterprise in Hungary DLA Piper; Kinstellar Latham & Watkins; Sheppard Mullin
Hungary PortfoLion Green Fund's Acquisition of NAGISZ Group DLA Piper Imre Law Firm; Oppenheim
Hungary Indotek's Acquisition of Majority Stake in Waberer’s International from Mid Europa Lakatos, Koves & Partners Deloitte Legal; Illes es Tarsai; PWC Legal; White & Case
Hungary GalCap Europe's Acquisition of Rumbach Center from Al Habtoor Lakatos, Koves & Partners Cerha Hempel
Hungary LGI Denmark Aps's Acquisition of Organo-Pet Kft. From Szilagyi Family Holding Lakatos, Koves & Partners Deloitte Legal
Hungary Audax's Acquisition of E.ON Energiakereskedelmi Kft. From E.ON Szecskay Attorneys at Law CMS; Garrigues
Hungary Covivio's Lease of Luxury Hotels to NH Group Schoenherr BonelliErede; CMS
Hungary Covivio's acquisition of Boscolo Hotel Portfolio from Varde Partners Kinstellar CMS; Clifford Chance; Gianni & Origoni
Hungary Bank of China's Financing for Construction of a Photovoltaic Power Plant Kinstellar Ashurst
Hungary Allianz Real Estate's Acquisition of Eiffel Square Office Building CMS Dentons
Hungary UniCredit Bank Hungary's 5G Concession Licence Financing to Telenor Magyarorszag Zrt CMS  
Hungary Optima’s Acquisition of GTC from Lone Star Funds Dentons Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov; Karanovic Partners; Rymarz Zdort; Schoenherr; White & Case
Hungary Diller Scofidio + Renfro's Agreement with Hungarian State to Design New Hungarian Museum of Transport Szecskay Attorneys at Law DRSK, Noble, Wickersham & Heart
Latvia Bite Group Bond Issuance and Financing Ellex Klavins Allen & Overy; Latham & Watkins; Sorainen
Latvia Brink's Company's Acquisition of G4S Cash Operations Ellex Klavins Allen & Overy
Latvia Quaero Capital's Acquisition of Digitalas Ekonomikas Attistibas Centrs in Latvia and Dumenz Logistikos Centras Ellex Klavins Triniti
Latvia Valmieras Stikla Skiedra Debt Restructuring and Sale of Majority Stake to Duke I S.a.r.l Eversheds Sutherland Cobalt; Ellex Klavins
Latvia Ignitis Grupe IPO TGS Baltic  
Latvia Moller Real Estate Baltic AS's Acquisition of Real Estate in Riga TGS Baltic Cobalt
Latvia SIA Saules Aptieka's Delivery of Face Masks from China to Latvia During COVID-19 Pandemic TGS Baltic  
Latvia Recapitalization of AirBaltic Cobalt Covington & Burling
Latvia Summus Capital OU and Ivar Vendelin's Acquisition of Riga Plaza Shopping Mall from LSREF3 Latvia Investments S.a r.l. Vilgerts Cobalt; Sorainen
Lithuania INVL Baltic Sea Growth Fund's Acquisition of MBL New Holdco ApS Cobalt Accura Advokatpartnerselskab; Horten; Linklaters
Lithuania EIB's Agreement with Siauliu Bankas TGS Baltic Sorainen
Lithuania Designing and Establishment of Lithuanian Aid Fund for Businesses Affected by COVID-19 TGS Baltic  
Lithuania Avia Solutions Group's Acquisition of Bluebird Nordic Motieka & Audzevicius BBA//Fjeldco
Lithuania DG21's Acquisition of Siemens Arena, Cido Arena, Tiketa and Seven Live Motieka & Audzevicius Sorainen
Lithuania Bite's Acquisition of Mezon Data Transmission and Digital Television Business from AB Lietuvos Radijo ir Televizijos Centras Cobalt Sorainen
Lithuania AB Linas Agro Group's Acquisition of AB Kauno Grudai Group Motieka & Audzevicius Alrud; Cobalt; Ellex Valiunas; Tark; Wardynski & Partners
Lithuania Repharm Group's Acquisition of Kardiolita and MediCA Klinika from CGP Sale Glimstedt Cobalt; TGS Baltic
Lithuania Relocation of Curve to Lithuania Ellex Valiunas  
Lithuania Quaeri's Acquisition of UAB Duomenu Logistikos Centras from Ignitis Group Ellex Valiunas TGS Baltic
Lithuania Polhem Infra's Acquisition of Telia Carrier from Telia Company AB Ellex Valiunas Mannheimer Swartling
LIthuania Ignitis Grupe IPO Walless Ashurst; Debevoise & Plimpton; Dentons; Sorainen; TGS Baltic
LIthuania Miss Group's Acquisition of UAB Interneto Vizija and UAB Rakrejus Walless Eversheds Sutherland; Squire Patton Boggs
Lithuania Zenith/Dao Group's Acquisition of Park Town Business Center from Darnu Group Walless Sorainen
Moldova Vetropack's Acquisition of Glass Container Group from Western NIS Fund and Other Shareholders Gladei & Partners Turcan Cazac
Moldova CG Cell Technologies' Acquisition of Moldcell from Telia Group Gladei & Partners; Schoenherr Sullivan & Cromwell
Moldova EBRD's Acquisition of 25% Stake in Vestmoldtransgaz Gladei & Partners Turcan Cazac
Moldova Mintos Finance Estonia and Sebo Credit's Pledge Agreement Amendment Cobzac & Partners  
Montenegro Montenegro Eurobond Issue Schoenherr Linklaters; White & Case
North Macedonia Management Buyout of Diners Club International Mak ODI Law Buterin & Posavec, Law Office Trajkovski
North Macedonia Aspire Global's Acquisition of BtoBet Ltd ODI Law Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co
North Macedonia Giesecke+Devrient Group’s Investment in Netcetera Karanovic & Partners Baker McKenzie
North Macedonia Syndicated Financing for Limak’s Diamond the Pride of Skopje Project Karanovic & Partners Wiersma Mensonides; GKC Partners; Polenak; NautaDutih Cakmak Avukatlii Ortakligi
North Macedonia Aricoma Group’s Acquisition of Seavus Group Karanovic & Partners Bird & Bird; Clifford Chance; Mannheimer Swartling
Poland Apollo-Rida's Acquisition of EBP Office Park Penteris Dentons; Allen & Overy
Poland Electronic Control Systems's Sale of Asset Portfolio Penteris Allen & Overy
Poland Heimstaden Bostad's Acquisition of Built-to Rent-Projects in Warsaw from Eiffage Immobilier Polska DWF Dentons
Poland KGAL'S Acquisition of Polish Wind Farm Portfolio from CEZ DWF Skils; WKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski Baehr
Poland Fonnes sp. Z o.o.'s Acquisition of Wind Farms from Solaque Holding DWF Clifford Chance
Poland Bank Pekao S.A.'s Financing to Miejskie Przedsiebiorstwo Oczyszczania w m. st. Warszawie sp. z o.o. for Municipal Waste-to-Energy Plant Hogan Lovells BSWW
Poland EIB's Financing for Metro Warszawskie Sp. z o. o. for New Infrastructure and Purchase of New Rolling Stock Hogan Lovells Allen & Overy
Poland Securitization of Santander Leasing S.A. Lease Receivables Portfolio Hogan Lovells  
Poland Allegro IPO Clifford Chance Allen & Overy; Greenberg Traurig
Poland CMC Poland Power Purchase Agreement with Statkraft Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe SSW Pragmatic Solutions
Poland Butternut Box's Strategic Investment in PsiBufet Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe Kancelarii Kulicki; Kondracki Celej
Poland Societe Generale Financing of Iliad's Acquisition of Play Communications S.A. Schoenherr Bredin Prat; Herbert Smith Freehills; Soltysinski, Kawecki & Szlezak
Poland UNIQA's Acquisition of AXA Subsidiaries in the Czech Republic, Poland, and Slovakia Schoenherr; Clifford Chance Go2Law
Poland Polimery Police Project Financing CMS Baker & McKenzie; DLA Piper; White & Case
Poland Panattoni, Marvipol, Bluehouse, and Kajima's Sale of Logistics Parks CMS Dentons
Poland Aareal Bank AG's Refinancing of Accolade Group Industrial Parks CMS Allen & Overy
Poland A&R Carton's Tender Offer for BSC Drukarnia Opakowań Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski  
Poland LITGRID's Harmony Link Construction Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski CMS
Poland Ricoh's Acquisition of SimplicITy Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski  
Poland PreZero's Acquisition of SUEZ's Recycling and Recovery Operations Wardynski & Partners Jones Day; Noerr
Poland European Commission's Consent for PKN Orlen's Acquisition of Grupa Lotos SMM Legal Maciak Mataczynski Adwokaci Compass Lexecon; Geradin Partners; Gide Law
Poland Miedzynarodowe Targi Poznanskie sp. z o.o.'s Tender for Land Plot SMM Legal Maciak Mataczynski Adwokaci GWW Grynhoff i Partnerzy Radcowie Prawni i Doradcy Podatkowi
Poland Salling Group's Acquisition of Tesco Poland Wardynski & Partners Compass Lexecon; Gorrissen Federspiel
Poland Rementi Investments S.A.'s Acquisition of Centrum Rozliczen Elektronicznych Polskie ePlatnosci S.A. from Innova and OPTeam Rymarz Zdort WKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr; White & Case
Poland Global Compute Infrastructure LP's Acquisition of ATM S.A. from MCI.EuroVentures and Mezzanine Management NGL Legal Rymarz Zdort; White & Case
Romania Banca Transilvania's Acquisition of Microinvest Filip & Co. Vernon | David; Turcan Cazac; Osborne Clark
Romania AFI Europe Group's Acquisition of NEPI Rockcastle Office Portfolio (Including Financing) CMS; Dentons; Wolf Theiss Deloitte Legal (Reff & Associates); Herbert Smith
Romania Vienna Insurance Group's Acquisition of Aegon's Insurance Business in Hungary, Poland, Romania, and Turkey RTPR Radu Taracila Padurari Retevoescu; Wolf Theiss Allen & Overy; Paksoy
Romania Holmbergs Safety Systems Holding AB’s Acquisition of Te-Rox Prod S.R.L Wolf Theiss David si Baias; RTPR Radu Taracila Padurari Retevoescu
Romania Innova's Acquisition of Paypoint and Payzone from PayPoint Group RTPR | Radu Taracila Padurari Retevoescu Go2Law; Mills & Reeve; Vernon David
Romania Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets' Acquisition of CEZ Group in Romania RTPR | Radu Taracila Padurari Retevoescu; Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii Allen & Overy; Skils
Romania Hidroelectrica's Acquisition of Crucea Wind Farm and STEAG Energie Romania from STEAG GmbH Bondoc si Asociatii; CMS  
Romania Bain Capital Credit's Acquisition of NPL Portfolio from National Bank of Greece CMS Milbank
Romania KC Agro's Acquisition of Working Farm Dentons MPPL
Romania KPS's Acquisition of Lufkin from Baker Hughes Dentons King & Spalding; Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
Romania SIBS's Acquisiion of Wirecard Romania in Insolvency Noerr; Stratulat Albulescu Jaffe Rechtsanwalte Insolvenzverwalter; Taylor Wessing; Turcan Cazac
Romania Kingspan Group's Acquisiton of TeraPlast SA's Steel Division Clifford Chance; Schoenherr  
Romania Optima Investment's Acquisition of Lone Star's Majority Share in Global Trade Centre SA Schoenherr Dentons
Romania RCS & RDS S.A.'s Senior Secured High-Yield Notes Offering Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton Clifford Chance; Filip & Co; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Houthoff; Kinstellar; Linklaters; Orban & Perlaki; White & Case
Romania Glory Ltd.'s investment in Acrelec Group SAS Stratulat Albulescu Fieldfisher; Goodwin
Romania GapMinder Venture Partners's investment in Druid Stratulat Albulescu DLA Piper; Grigorescu, Crestincov & Associates
Romania Simultaneous Sales of Stakes in NOD Network Bondoc si Asociatii  
Romania Sage Automotive Interiors Acquisition of Automotive Fabrics Business from Adient Automotive Bondoc si Asociatii Morrison & Foerster; Schoenherr
Romania WIPRO Limited's Acquisition of Metro Systems Romania SRL from Metro AG Kinstellar Baker McKenzie; DLA Piper
Romania S Immo AG's Acquisition of Bucharest Ofice Buildings from Skanska Kinstellar Peli Partners
Romania Joint Resolution/Zeus Capital Management's Acquisition of Floreasca Park from GLL Real Estate Partners Kinstellar Peli Partners
Romania Digi Communications NV Bond Issue Clifford Chance Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Filip & Co.
Romania Electrica SA's Internal Merger of Dstribution Companies Radu si Asociatii  
Romania DKV's Acquisition of Smart Diesel Fuel Card Business Radu si Asociatii Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen
Romania Orange Romania's Acquisition of Telekom Romania from OTE Dechert; Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii D’Ornano Partners; Eversheds Sutherland; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Latham & Watkins; Norton Rose Fulbright; Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii
Russia A-Propert's Acquisition of 51% of Elga Coalfield Project from Mechel Alrud Monastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov & Partners
Russia Sberbank and Mail.Ru Group's Acquisition of Majority Stake in Samokat Claims LLC; Fiducia LLC Sainlex LLC
Russia RZD’s Social LPNs Offering Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton Arthur Cox; Linklaters
Russia Russian Direct Investment Fund/Barilla Rus Joint Venture Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton CMS
Russia Sovcomflot IPO Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton Trewatch Group; Watson, Farley & Williams
Russia Sber Group of Companies's Creation of Ecosystem for Development of AI in Health Care with Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology Allen & Overy Pepeliaev Group
Russia Acquisition Financing by VTB Bank to Fortiana Holdings Limited for Acquisition of Highland Gold Mining Ltd. Allen & Overy Herbert Smith Freehills; Michael Kyprianou & Co; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; Weil, Gotshal & Manges
Russia VTB Leasing and Aeroflot Group's Restructuring of Aircraft Leases in Light of COVID-19 Allen & Overy Baker Botts
Russia HeadHunter's Acquisition of Zarplata.ru from Hearst Shkulev Media Group Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Morgan Lewis
Russia Sovcombank's Acquisition of SOVEST Consumer Lending Business from QIWI plc Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner  
Russia Aeroflot's Equity Fundraising White & Case Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners
Russia Mechel Restructuring White & Case Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner; Schellenberg Wittmer-Gregoire West
Russia JV of SIBUR with Sinopec at Amur GCC White & Case Dechert
Russia PJSC Lukoil Eurobond Issue Akin Gump Clifford Chance
Russia Nakhodka Fertilizer Plant Project Financing Herbert Smith Freehills Hogan Lovells; Lundgrens Law Firm P/S
Russia VTB Bank and VEB.RF's Project Financing for Sea Port Sukhodol Herbert Smith Freehills  
Russia Elbrus Capital Funds' Acquisition of Majority Stake in Banki.ru Dentons KIAP
Russia Hyundai Motor's Acquisition of General Motors' Factory in St. Petersburg Dentons  
Russia Uralkali Group's Syndicated Pre-Export Finance Facility Dentons CMS; Cobalt
Serbia Pollard Banknote Limited's Acquisition of the Equity of Next Generation Lotteries AS Karanovic & Partners Tory's
Serbia J.S. Hamilton's Acquisition of SP Laboratorija from Victoria Group Karanovic & Partners  
Serbia Sun Valley and Oaktree's Acquisition of Victoria Oil from Victorial Group Schoenherr Bojanovic & Partners; Markovic Vukotic Jovkovic
Serbia Endava's Acquisition of Comtrade Digital Services Schoenherr Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld; Watson Farley & Williams
Serbia Republic of Serbia Eurobond issuance Schoenherr Ashurst; Linklaters; White & Case
Serbia Nova Ljubljanska Banka Acquisition of Komercijalna Banka AP Legal; Kinstellar; Prica & Partners Kalo & Associates; ODI Law; Radonjic & Associates; Sajic; Selih & Partnerji
Serbia B92's Transformation from JSC into LLC Zivkovic Samardzic  
Serbia Amazon's Acquisition of Sizmek’s Ad Serving and Dynamic Content Optimization Businesses Zivkovic Samardzic Schuman & Co
Serbia APIS Assay Technologies Ltd's Acquisition of BeoGenomics Zivkovic Samardzic CT Legal
Slovakia Cisco Systems' Acquisition of Sli.do Allen & Overy; Dentons Fenwick & West; White & Case
Slovakia Prima Banka Slovensko's International Covered Bond Programme Allen & Overy White & Case
Slovakia U.S Steel Financing Allen & Overy White & Case
Slovakia Slovakia Sovereign Bond Issuance White & Case  
Slovakia KBC Group's Acquisition of OTP Banka Slovensko from OTP Bank Kinstellar; Schoenherr  
Slovakia UNIQA's Acquisition of AXA Subsidiaries in the Czech Republic, Poland, and Slovakia GO2Law; Schoenherr Clifford Chance
Slovakia E.ON Acquisition of Stake in Vychodoslovenska Energetika Holding from RWE Kinstellar Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Slovakia Telekom Italia's Acquisition of Noovle Slovakia Cechova & Partners Chiomenti
Slovakia REEF Technologies' Acquisition of Livedispatcher from AppVenture, Wayra, Neulogy Ventures, and Derona Majernik & Mihalikova Dentons; JSK
Slovakia Stada Pharma Slovakia's Acquisition of Slovak Operations of Walmark Group Hamala Kluch Viglasky Kinstellar
Slovakia T-Systems Slovakia Carve-Out Hamala Kluch Viglasky  
Slovenia Sartorius Stedim Biotech's Acquisition of BIA Separations Schoenherr Eisenberger & Herzog; Milbank; Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & Partners
Slovenia EPH Joint Venture with Slovenian Railways Schoenherr Jadek & Pensa
Slovenia Endava's Acquisition of Comtrade Digital Services Schoenherr Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld; Watson Farley & Williams
Slovenia Go Asset Development's Acquisition of Multiple Land Plots for Project Hoce Miro Senica and Attorneys  
Slovenia Petrol d.d.'s Acquisition of E-3 d.o.o. from Elektro Primorska d.d. Miro Senica and Attorneys Law Firm Prodan Juric
Slovenia Pollen Street Capital's Acquisition of Polish, Slovenian and Croatian Operations of April Group Miro Senica and Attorneys Crido Legal; Ivekovic Attorneys at Law; Jeantet; Kallay & Partners; Kirm Perpar
Slovenia Diagnosticni Center Vila Bogatin's Acquisition of Kirurski Sanatoru Rozna Dolina d.o.o. from Ampelus Holding Limited Kavcic, Bracun & Partners Bojanovic & Partners; Brulc Gaberscik & Partners; Law Firm Knezovic & Associates; Prelevic Law Firm; Tashko Pustina
Slovenia Barings Finance LLC's Financing of Loftware, Inc.'s Acquisition of Euro Plus d.o.o. CMS Choate Hall & Stewart; Karanovic Partners; McGuire Woods
Slovenia Kubota and Impact Funds’ Acquisition of Stake in Trapview CMS Jadek & Pensa
Turkey Zynga Inc.'s Acquisition of Peak ABCOO; GKC Partners (White & Case); Esin Attorney Partnership (Baker McKenzie); Balcioglu Selcuk Ardiyok Keki Attorney Partnership (Dentons) BTS & Partners; Verdi Law Firm
Turkey Turkiye Vakiflar Bankasi T.A.O.'s Eurobond Issuance Akol Law Allen & Overy; Mayer Brown
Turkey Kervan Gıda IPO Akol Law  
Turkey Q Terminals' Acquisition of Antalya Port from Global Ports Akol Law Clyde & Co; Kolcuoglu Demirkan Kocakli
Turkey Turkey Wealth Fund’s Acquisition of Controlling Shares of Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. Aksu Caliskan Beygo Attorney Partnership; Durukan + Partners Clifford Chance; Kabine Law Office; Herguner Bilgen Ozeke; Kinstellar; Nazim & Co; Milbank; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; Sorainen; Sullivan & Cromwell; White & Case
Turkey QIA’s Acquisition of Stake in Borsa Istanbul from Turkey Wealth Fund GKC Partners (White & Case) Clifford Chance
Turkey Ulker Biskuvi’s Debut Eurobond Issuance GKC Partners (White & Case) Esin Attorney Partnership (Baker McKenzie)
Turkey Actera Investment in Vivense Kinstellar  
Turkey Qatar Holding LLC's Acquisition of Stake in Istinye Park Shopping Pall from Dogus Holding Kinstellar  
Turkey Calderys Deutschland GmbH's Acquisition of Maority Stake in Haznedar Durer Refrakter ve Sanayii Malzemeleri Anonim Sirketi from Haznedar Group Ak Law Firm Paksoy
Turkey Arzum IPO Balcioglu Selcuk Akman Keki Attorney Partnership (dentons)  
Turkey Teknoser's Acquisition of Fujitsu Technology Solutions Bilisim Fujitsu Technology Solutions Gmbh and Fujitsu Technology Solutions Holding B.V. Heuvels Uras Law Firm Balcioglu Selcuk Akman Keki Attorney Partnership (Dentons)
Turkey Taxim Capital's Acquisition of Doganay Moral & Partners Gun + Partners
Turkey Riverwood Capital-led USD 32 Million Club Investment in Insider Turunc Cooley; Moroglu Arseven; Rajah & Tann
Ukraine VFU Funding PLC Eurobond Offering DLA Piper Avellum; Linklaters
Ukraine DebtX Restructuring of Bank Claims Aequo  
Ukraine Restructuring of Deposit Guarantee Fund’s Debt to Ministry of Finance of Ukraine Aequo Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Ukraine Novus Ukraine's Acquisition of Billa Ukraine from REWE Group Aequo Dentons
Ukraine UkrGasVydobuvannya’s Production Enhancement Contract with Expert Petroleum Redcliffe Partners CMS
Ukraine Onit’s Acquisition of Axdraft Avellum Aequo; Morris, Manning & Martin; Silicon Legal
Ukraine EBRD's Legal and Regulatory Reform on Trading Infrastructure in Ukraine Dentons  
Ukraine Novus Ukraine's Acquisition of Billa Supermarket Chain from REWE Group Dentons Aequo
Ukraine QTerminals WLL Port Concession Project of Black Sea Port of Olvia Kinstellar Clyde & Co; EY Law
Ukraine DP World's Acquisition of Majority Stake in TIS Container Terminal Marchenko Partners CMS; Squire Patton Boggs
Ukraine Ukraine's July 2020 Eurobond Issuance Avellum; Sayenko Kharenko Latham & Watkins; White & Case
Ukraine Glencore Agriculture Limited's Acquisition of a Port Terminal from Orexim Sayenko Kharenko Baker McKenzie
Ukraine PJSC Eurocar and LLC RIC'c Restructuring GoLaw  
Ukraine Ukraine's January 2020 Eurobond issue Avellum, Sayenko Kharenko Latham & Watkins; White & Case
Ukraine Kexim's Financing of Grain Terminal Holdings CMS Aequo
Ukraine Quadient's Acquisition of Majority Stake in YayPay CMS Goodwin Procter; Quarles & Brady, Redcliffe Partners

 

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