Dentons has advised a syndicate of four banks headquartered in Prague – Komercni Banka, Ceska Sporitelna, Ceskoslovenska Obchodni Banka, and UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia – on the financing of DEK’s acquisition of Best, including the refinancing of the Best group. Financial details were not disclosed.
Best is a Czech manufacturer of concrete outdoor and garden architecture elements with seven production plants that was sold by its founder, Tomas Brezina, thirty years after it was established. DEK holding is a Czech producer and supplier of building materials and related services.
Dentons' team in Prague consisted of Partner Daniel Hurych, Senior Associate Jan Hrivnak, and Associates Radek Novak and Eva Klimova.