Allen & Overy has advised CZG - Ceska Zbrojovka Group SE on its acquisition of US firearms maker Colt. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison advised Colt on US law matters while Baker McKenzie advised the company on Czech law.
According to Allen & Overy, “the unique nature of the transaction stems from the use of newly subscribed shares in Ceska Zbrojovka to pay a part of the purchase price to US shareholders of Colt as part of the cash & shares settlement of the transaction.”
The A&O team was led by Partner Petr Vybiral with the assistance of Senior Associate Jana Chwaszcz and Junior Lawyer Tereza Veverkova.
Baker McKenzie's team included Partner Tomas Skoumal, Associate Jan Kolar, and Junior Associate Michal Malkovsky.