Schoenherr has advised APS on the refinancing of existing indebtedness under CZK 620 million public bonds traded on the Prague Stock Exchange, by way of a loan facility from UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, a.s. Dentons advised the banks on the transaction, with Nauta Dutilh acting as local counsel on Luxembourg legal matters. BDK Advokati acted as local legal advisor to UniCredit Bank in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro and Savoric & Partners acted as local legal advisor to UniCredit Bank in Croatia.
APS is a Czech Republic-based alternative asset management firm with assets under advisement exceeding EUR 9.4 billion that is present in 15 jurisdictions in CEE. The APS group provides services to institutional investors in NPL portfolios as well as to banks, leasing providers, and telecommunications and utility companies, investment advisory with respect to distressed debt and assets and identification, and investments into and asset management of real estate assets.
Schoenherr’s team was led by Partner Vladimir Cizek and Attorney Michal Jendzelovsky.
Dentons's team included Prague-based Partner Jiri Tomola, Senior Associate Martin Mandulak, and Associates Ondrej Vales and Eva Klimova, Budapest-based Partner Gergely Horvath and Associates Bence Boszormenyi and Nora Nagy, Bucharest-based Partner Simona Marin and Counsel Maria Tomescu, and Luxembourg-based Partner Stephan Hadet and Senior Associate Christophe Renaudin.
BDK Advokati's team included Managing Partner Tijana Kojovic, Partner Luka Popovic, Counsel Dragoljub Sretenovic, Senior Associate Dijana Pejic Sinik, and associate Jelena Brajkovic.
Savoric & Partners' team included Partner Mia Lazis and Senior Associate Andrea Ruba.