Weinhold Legal has advised the JOJ Group on its acquisition of a 100% stake in Ceskoslovenska Filmova Spolecnost, s.r.o, the Czechoslovak Film Society.
The acquisition is contingent on the approval of the Czech Radio and Television Broadcasting Council.
The JOJ Group is a Slovak commercial broadcaster. Established in 2010, the media company is present in the Czech and Slovak media markets and owns TV JOJ, TV JOJ PLUS, and MAC TV. The company is also a shareholder of BigBoard Slovakia, BigMedia, RECAR Slovensko a.s., RECAR Bratislava a.s. BigBoard Slovakia, and BigBoard Praha.
Ceskoslovenska Filmova Spolecnost is an artistic association founded in 2004 to support Czech and Slovak film. Its portfolio includes TV stations such as CS Film, CS Mini, Horor Film, War TV, Kinosvet, and online videoportal Film Popular.
The Weinhold Legal team was led by Partner Ondrej Havranek, working in cooperation with Managing Attorney-at-law Ondrej Havlicek. They were assisted by Attorney-at-Law Vaclav Smetana and Legal Trainee Michal Kandrac.