The JSK law firm has advised Czech engineering company Toshulin on its acquisition of TOS Kurim and CKD Blansko from ALTA a.s. Havel & Partners advised ALTA in the sale.
ALTA — one of the largest mechanical engineering groups in CEE — is a Czech supplier of machine tools and technological equipment for mechanical engineering, metallurgy, power engineering, mining, and construction materials. Toshulin is an engineering company operating in the machine tool market and TOS Kurim-OS is a machine tools producer which, along with CKD Blansko-OS, conducts research and manufacturing activities.
“This was a really tough deal,” said Katerina Kotkova, the financial and economic director of Toshulin, “We faced major time pressure and very non-standard conditions.”
The JSK team was led by Partner Tomas Dolezil and included Senior Associates Patrik Muller and Martina Bacikova, Junior Lawyers Michaela Krajickova and Ivana Taskarova, and Paralegal Lenka Petrakova. JSK Of Counsel Michal Petr provided Competition advice.
The Havel & Partners team consisted of Partner Ludvik Juricka and Managing Partner and Jiri Buryan.