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CMS has advised Australian crude oil explorer ADX on its acquisition of the Zistersdorf & Gaiselberg oilfields in Austria from Austrian exploration and production company RAG. Fellner Wratzfeld Partner reportedly advised RAG on the deal.

Simona Marin is an English- and New York-qualified partner in CMS’s International Finance team in Bucharest, where she focuses on project finance, real estate finance and other financing structures, both syndicated and bilateral, secured and unsecured. Simona has over ten years’ experience advising on a broad range of high-profile financings and projects throughout Central and Eastern Europe.

CMS has advised Motel One, a German network of hotels operating across Europe, on its entry into the Polish market and the acquisition of the first Motel One hotel in Warsaw.

In The Corner Office we ask Managing Partners across CEE about their unique roles and responsibilities. The question this time around: How do you do performance reviews, and how important are they to the planning and management of the firm?”

On June 20, 2019, the Dentons, CMS, and Everlegal law firms, working with global accounting network Baker Tilly and Ukraine's IKNET, which implements, manages, and guides investment projects in the energy industry, signed a Memorandum of Cooperation to create GetMarket, an open online platform for green projects.

CMS had advised international metal automotive components manufacturer Gestamp on issues related to the inauguration of a new plant specializing in aluminum in Nitra, western Slovakia.

CMS Russia has advised S8 Capital on the sale of ELT-Poisk — a motor insurance and lending platform that provides development and implementation of IT solutions for automating the interaction of car dealers, leasing companies, insurance companies, and banks — to an unidentified foreign private fund specializing in FinTech investments.

CMS Russia has advised global travel retailer Dufry on its agreement, made through its Russian joint venture, to acquire a 60% stake in RegStaer-M LLC, a Russian duty-free and duty-paid operator, from RegStaer Group. O2 Consulting advised the sellers on the deal.

CMS Sofia has successfully represented CEZ in an administrative procedure against a regulatory decision from the Energy and Water Regulatory Commission on set prices for electricity sales in Bulgaria.

CMS has advised Kiwi.com regarding General Atlantic’s strategic investment in it. Kiwi.com co-founders Oliver Dlouhy and Jozef Kepesi will remain significant shareholders and continue to lead the company. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. DLA Piper also provided legal advice to Kiwi.com while Weil, Gotshal & Manges acted as counsel for General Atlantic.