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CMS Advises on General Atlantic Investment in Kiwi.com

CMS Advises on General Atlantic Investment in Kiwi.com

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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.

Kiwi.com was founded in 2012. Its main business is a service that matches airline tickets with passenger itineraries – it helped sell more than EUR 1 billion in tickets all over the world. 

General Atlantic is a global growth equity firm providing capital and strategic support for growth companies. It has more than 150 investment professionals based in New York, Amsterdam, Beijing, Greenwich, Hong Kong, Jakarta, London, Mexico City, Mumbai, Munich, Palo Alto, Sao Paulo, Shanghai, and Singapore.

The CMS team included Partner Helen Rodwell, Senior Associate Frances Gerard, and Associate Pavel Kocian.

Czech Republic Knowledge Partner

JŠK, advokátní kancelář, s.r.o. (JŠK) is a medium-sized law firm based in Prague providing a comprehensive range of commercial legal advisory services in the Czech Republic. Our team consists of almost 30 lawyers, five of whom are partners with many years of experience from leading international law firms. We advise local and international clients from banking, insurance and various industry sectors, boast a respected projects practice, and work for the public sector at the federal and municipal level.

Ever since it was founded in 2004, JŠK has striven for the epitome of professionalism, expertise and ethical integrity. We continuously seek to surpass what large global law firms can offer and to give our clients a personal approach. All mandates are equally important to us regardless of size as we guide clients through both complex and seemingly routine matters.

Our clients turn to us for advice when implementing their business plans across all areas of commercial law. We are proud members of PONTES: the CEE lawyers, a unique network of law firms through which we provide services not only in the Czech Republic but also in Austria, Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovakia.

Firm's website: http://www.jsk.cz

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