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Date CoveredFirm(s)Deal/Litigation DescriptionValueCountry(ies)CEELM Coverage
Jan-21Boyanov & Co.; Go2Law; Kalo & Associates; White & Case; Wolf TheissBoyanov & Co., Kalo & Associates, and Go2Law advised Albania Telecom Invest, a joint venture of entrepreneurs Spas Roussev and Elvin Guri, on its EUR 50 million acquisition of Telekom Albania from OTE. White & Case and Wolf Theiss advised the sellers on the deal.EUR50millionAlbaniaHere
Mar-19Freshfields; Kalo & AssociatesKalo & Associates and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, both acting on behalf of the Republic of Albania, persuaded an ICSID arbitral panel to dismiss a case brought by the Anglo-Adriatic Investment Fund, which was claiming about EUR 220 million for foreign investment expropriation.EUR220millionAlbaniaHere
Apr-10Kalo & AssociatesKalo & Associates helped the YURA Corporation, a South Korean auto-supplier, launch the first stage of the operation of its plant on a 4.9 hectare site near Fier, in southwest Albania.EUR6.5millionEUR 6.5 millionHere
May-2Tonucci & Partners; Wolf TheissTonucci & Partners advised Union Bank on the acquisition of the International Commercial Bank in Albania, and Wolf Theiss provided legal advice to Union Bank during the regulatory approval phase.N/AAlbaniaHere
Jul-17Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised the European Investment Fund on its EUR 25 million loan to Albania's Alpha Bank.EUR25millionAlbaniaHere
Oct-18A.R.S Legal & Financial ServicesA.R.S Legal & Financial Services became the official "advisory office" of the French Embassy in Albania.N/AAlbaniaHere
May-1Wolf TheissWolf Theiss assisted Alvogen in its CEE restructuring leading up to the company's sale to Zentiva in Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, and Ukraine.N/AAlbania; Bosnia & Herzegovina; Croatia; Ukraine
Apr-10BDK Advokati; Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic; Kalo & Associates; Maric & Co.; Polenak Law Firm; Selih & PartnersLaw firm members of the SEE Legal Group, acting on behalf of Netlog Logistics, completed a due diligence analysis of the Intereuropa group of companies, upon the announcement of a banking consortium that it is selling 72% share capital in Intereuropa d.d.N/AAlbania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Croatia; Kosovo; North Macedonia; Montenegro; SerbiaHere
Jan-2Clifford Chance; CMS; Dorda; Orange Clover; SidleyDorda and the Munich office of Sidley Austin have advised private equity investor Gilde Buy Out Partners on the acquisition of the majority stake in Gundlach Automotive Corporation from Dutch investment company Pon Holdings. Gilde was also advised by the Orange Clover law firm in the Netherlands, which acted as global lead counsel. Clifford Chance acted as global lead counsel and CMS as Austrian counsel for Pon Holdings.N/AAustriaHere
Jan-7Dorda; Eisenberger&Herzog; Ey Law; Reed Smith; Shearman & SterlingEisenberger & Herzog and Reed Smith have advised Austrian start-up Greenstorm Mobility on an investment into the company from European private equity firm Bregal Milestone L.P. Shearman & Sterling and Dorda advised Bregal Milestone.N/AAustriaHere
Jan-9Fellner Wratzfeld & PartnerFellner Wratzfeld & Partner Rechtsanwalte is serving as legal counsel to IKEA in the Swedish furniture giant's opening of a branch "featuring a concept unique in the world" in Vienna's Westbahnhof station.N/AAustriaHere
Jan-11Brandl & TalosBrandl & Talos has advised GoLending AT GmbH on the preparation of a capital market prospectus for the issuance of qualified subordinated loans for approximately EUR 30 million.EUR30millionAustriaHere
Jan-18Bird & Bird; DordaDorda and the French office of Bird & Bird (acting as local counsel) advised Cyan AG on an international tender and on its entrance into a group license agreement with French telecommunications provider Orange S.A.N/AAustriaHere
Jan-22SCWP SchindhelmSCWP Schindhelm advised Startup300 AG on its listing on the Vienna Stock Exchange.N/AAustriaHere
Jan-23Eisenberger & Herzog; SchoenherrSchoenherr advised Playtika Ltd. on the acquisition of Supertreat GmbH, the developer of the mobile game Solitaire - Grand Harvest. Eisenberger & Herzog advised the sellers.N/AAustriaHere
Jan-31Clifford Chance; Herbst Kinsky; Weber & Co.Weber & Co. acted as underwriter's and managers' counsel to Erste Group Bank AG (Sole Global Coordinator) and Goetzpartners Securities Ltd (Co-Lead Manager) on Marinomed Biotech AG's February 1, 2019 debut on the Vienna Stock Exchange. Herbst Kinsky Rechtsanwalte advised Marinomed, with Clifford Chance Frankfurt advising the company on US law aspects of the IPO.N/AAustriaHere
Feb-1EY Law; SchoenherrSchoenherr advised Austrian insurtech start-up bsurance on its Series-A financing round. The investment was provided by UNIQA Ventures GmbH - advised by EY Law - and an additional investor.EUR4millionAustriaHere
Feb-4Allen & OveryAllen & Overy advised Oesterreichische Kontrollbank on legal aspects of its public offering of USD 1.5 billion of 2.625% Guaranteed Global Notes due 2022.USD1.5billionAustriaHere
Feb-5Ashurst; Cerha Hempel; Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; SchoenherrCerha Hempel and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton advised OMV on the acquisition of a 15% share in Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company and a 15% share in a to-be-established trading joint venture involving the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company. Ashurst and Schoenherr advised ADNOC and ADNOC on the deal.EUR2.43billionAustriaHere
Feb-22Fellner Wratzfeld & PartnerFellner Wratzfeld & Partners helped UIV Urban Innovation Vienna GmbH find a location for a new multifunctional mega arena.N/AAustriaHere
Feb-22Oberhammer; Weber & Co.Weber & Co. advised plaing agent and settlement agent Erste Group Bank AG on the EUR 15 million capital increase against contribution in kind by Unternehmens Invest AG, which was advised by Oberhammer Rechtsanwalte.EUR15millionAustria
Feb-28Dorda; Pistotnik & KrilyszynDorda advised Universal Investment on the acquisition of Euro Plaza 6 from Austrian Kapsch Immobilien, an international road telematics, information technology, and telecommunications company in Vienna. Pistotnik & Krilyszyn advised the sellers on the deal.N/AAustriaHere
Feb-28SchoenherrSchoenherr advised Styria Vitalis on the registration of its quality seal "Gruner Teller", which the firm claims is Austria's first registered certification mark.N/AAustriaHere
Mar-1Cerha Hempel; LinklatersCerha Hempel advised Immofinanz AG on its debut EUR 500 million issue of an investment grade rated benchmark bond. Linklaters advised the banks on the issuance.EUR500millionAustria
Mar-6Schindler Attorneys; SchoenherrSchoenherr advised Toyota Motor Europe on the acquisition of Austrian marketing and sales company Toyota Frey Austria from the Frey Holding GmbH. Schindler Attorneys advised the sellers.N/AAustriaHere
Mar-6BPV Huegel; Viehbpck Breiter Nau.BPV Huegel advised Germant's Allistro Capital Fonds on the acquisition of medical device manufacturer Hofer Medical. The sellers were advised by Viehbpck Breiter Nau.N/AAustria
Mar-8Baker McKenzie; Binder Groesswang; Kirkland & EllisBaker McKenzie advised the Delachaux Group on its acquisition of a majority stake in Upper Austria's Frauscher Sensortechnik from the Greenbriar private equity fund. Kirlkand & Ellis advised the sellers on the deal.N/AAustriaHere
Mar-8Dorda; Eisenberger & Herzog; Latham & Watkins; LinklatersDorda and Latham & Watkins advised private equity fund Triton and ADIA - a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority - on the acquisition of 100% of IFCO, a unit of Australian Securities Exchange-listed Brambles Limited. Brambles Limited was advised by Linklaters and Eisenberger & Herzog.N/AAustriaHere
Mar-15Dorda; Wolf TheissDorda advised Odeon Cinemas Group on the sale of its three Austrian UCI cinemas. Wolf Theiss advised Constantin Film-Holding GmbH, which bought UCI Kinowelt.N/AAustriaHere
Mar-18Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner; SchoenherrFellner Wratzfeld & Partner advised Oesterreichische Kontrollbank AG on the acquisition of approximately 70% of Osterreichische Hotel-und Tourismusbank Gesellschaft m.b.H from UniCredit Bank Austria AG and Erste Bank der Oesterreichischen Sparkassen AG. Schoenherr advised UniCredit Bank and Erste Bank on the sale.N/AAustriaHere
Mar-21Brandl & TalosBrandl & Talos assisted Wolftank-Adisa Holding AG in its listing on a new segment of the Vienna Stock Exchange,N/AAustriaHere
Mar-21Addleshaw Goddard; Cerha Hempel; Linklaters; Morais Leitao, Galvao Teles, Soares da Silva & AssCerha Hempel, Addleshaw Goddard, and Portugal's Morais Leitao, Galvao Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados advised Value One Holding AG on its joint venture with Nuveen Real Estate to invest EUR 600 million on the development of purpose-built student accommodations in Portugal and Austria. Linklaters advised Nuveen Real Estate on the deal.EUR600millionAustriaHere
Mar-21Fellner Wratzfeld & PartnerFellner Wratzfeld & Partner advised a syndicate of banks consisting of Erste Bank der oesterreichischen Sparkassen AG, Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberosterreich AG, Raiffeisen Bank International AG, and UniCredit Bank Austria on financing and a consequent takeover of Waagner Biro Bridge Systems AG by a group of investors.N/AAustriaHere
Mar-21SchoenherrSchoenherr successfully advised the Vienna International Airport and the province of Lower Austria on the successful application for permission to construct a third runway at the Vienna International Airport.N/AAustriaHere
Mar-22SchoenherrSchoenherr provided Austrian advice and Hengeler Mueller was lead counsel to private equity group Bain Capital on its sale of a 32% stake in the Wittur Group to an investment company of the Canadian Public Sector Pension Investment Board.N/AAustriaHere
March-25Baker McKenzie; Deloitte Legal (Jank Weiler Operenyi)Baker McKenzie advised France's Compagnie des Alpes on its purchase of all shares in M. Muller GmbH, the operator of the Familypark amusement park in Austria. Jank Weiler Operenyi advised the sellers.N/AAustriaHere
April-10Eversheds Sutherland; Binder GroesswangEversheds Sutherland advised Omicron Electronics GmbH on the acquisition of b2 Electronic GmbH from sellers Stefan Baldauf, Rudi Blank, and Maybridge Investments. Binder Groesswang advised the sellers on the deal.N/AAustriaHere
April-18Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised Volksbank Wien AG on its March 4, 2019 placement of EUR 500 million covered bonds and the April 9, 2019 EUR 200 million additional tier 1 notes.EUR200millionAustriaHere
April-23Accura; Bech Bruun; Cederquist; CMSCMS, working with Denmark's Bech Bruun law firm, advised ALPLA on its entrance into a joint venture in Denmark with BillerudKorsnas to develop the biobased and recyclable paper bottle company ecoXpac. BillerudKorsnas was advised by Accura and Cederquist.N/AAustriaHere
April-23Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised Japan's Takeda Group on its acquisition of plasma donation center Plasmapunk Favoriten and Donaustadt.N/AAustriaHere
April-24BPV HuegelBPV Huegel advised ISS on its acquisition of Austrian business catering company JH Catering.N/AAustriaHere
April-25Dorda; Hasch & PartnerDorda advised Swiss milk processor EMMI AG on the acquisition of a 66% stake in Leeb Biomilch GmbH and its affiliate company Hale GmbH, the Austrian suppliers of organic goat milk and sheep milk products, from shareholders Hubert Leeb and Jorg Hackenbuchner. Hasch & Partner advised Leeb Biomilch GmbH.N/AAustriaHere
May-2Act Legal (WMWP)Act Legal Austria assisted the BABEG Carinthian Agency for Investment Promotion and Public Shareholding with the legal structuring of its cooperation with mobile operator A1 to open Austria's first "5G Playground" at the Lakeside Science and Technology Park in the Carinthia region of Austria.N/AAustriaHere
May-3DordaDorda advised Warburg HIH Invest Real Estate on the acquisition of the HBF 1 office property at the Vienna Central Railway Station from the Rhomberg Group.N/AAustriaHere
May-6Deloitte Legal (Jank Weiler Operenyi)Jank Weiler Operenyi, the Austrian member of the Deloitte Legal Network, advised T-Mobile group on the post-merger integration of the UPC group.N/AAustriaHere
May-7Allen & Overy; Rautner Attorneys at Law; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised Erste Group Bank AG on the issue of EUR 500 million Eligible Liabilities Format Notes. Allen & Overy Frankfurt and Rautner Attorneys at Law advised the consortium of banks.EUR500millionAustriaHere
May-7Linklaters; Rautner Attorneys at Law; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss and Linklaters Frankfurt advised Erste Group Bank AG on the issue of EUR 500 million Additional Tier 1 Notes. Rautner Attorneys at Law advised Joint Lead Managers BAML, Barclays, Erste, Goldmans, and UBS.EUR500millionAustriaHere
May-24DSC Doralt Seist Csoklich; SchoenherrSchoenherr advised South Korean investment fund KTB Investment & Securities and its subsidiary KTB Asset Management on the acquisition of 100% of Liegenschaftsbesitz GmbH from GENO Saturn Tower/T-Center Immobilien beteiligungs holding GmbH & Co.OG and BEGO-ZWP GmbH. The sellers were advised by DSC Doralt Seist Csoklich.N/AAustriaHere
May-30BPV HuegelBPV Huegel advised Constantia Flexibles on a squeeze-out compensation settlement for minority shareholders of the formerly-listed Constantia Packaging AG.EUR50millionAustriaHere
Jun-3Cerha HempelCerha Hempel advised Frequentis AG on an IPO in Frankfurt and Vienna.N/AAustriaHere
Jun-3Dorda; Noerr; Schmutzer & Ott-SanderDorda advised the Kapsch Group on the sale of CarrierCom and PublicTransportCom to S&T AG. Schmutzer & Ott-Sander Rechtsanwalte and the Munich office of Noerr advised S&T.N/AAustriaHere
Jun-3Allen & Overy; Clifford Chance; Schoenherr; Wolf TheissSchoenherr and Clifford Chance advised Tyson Foods on Austrian law aspects of its USD 340 million acquisition of BRF's chicken distribution business in Europe and Thailand. Allen & Overy, as lead counsel, and Wolf Theiss, as local counsel in Austria, advised the seller.USD340millionAustria
Jun-17Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised Duravant on its acquisition of Austria's Motion06 GmbH.N/AAustriaHere
Jun-2042Law; Cerha Hempel; HemmelrathCerha Hempel, working with the Hemmelrath Partnerschaftsgesellschaft, advised Immundiagnostik AG, a German laboratory diagnostics company, on its acquisition of Austrian start-up Kiweno. Kiweno was advised by 42Law.N/AAustriaHere
Jun-21DLA Piper; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised M.M.Warburg & CO as the sole manager and bookrunner on topping up a corporate bond of UBM Development AG. UBM Development was advised by DLA Piper Weiss-Tessbach.EUR45millionAustriaHere
Jun-24Binder Groesswang; DechertBinder Groesswang and Dechert advised U.S. private equity firm Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, on the sale of its stake in AIM Software Group to SimCorp.EUR60millionAustriaHere
Jun-27Act Legal (WMWP)WMWP Act Legal advised KMG, a subsidiary of Stadtwerke Klagenfurt AG and Klagenfurt am Worthersee, on the restructuring of the public transport in Klagenfurt am Worthersee.N/AAustriaHere
Jun-27Weber & Co.; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised Oberbank AG as the issuer of debt securities. Weber & Co. advised the banking consortium of Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft, DZ Bank AG Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank, Erste Group Bank AG, and Raiffeisen Bank International AG that coordinated the bond placement.EUR250millionAustriaHere
Jul-1Fellner Wratzfeld & PartnerFellner Wratzfeld & Partner advised Bawag P.S.K on its acquisition of 49 percent of Finventum GmbH.N/AAustriaHere
Jul-9Weber & Co.; White & Case; Wolf TheissWhite & Case and Wolf Theiss advised joint lead managers Barclays Bank PLC, BNP Paribas, Erste Group Bank AG, Raiffeisen Bank International AG, and UniCredit Bank Austria AG on OMV Aktiengesellschaft's EUR 1 billion bond issue. OMV was advised by Weber & Co.EUR1billionAustriaHere
Jul-10Dorda; Grama Schwaighofer Vondrak; Heuking Kuhn Luer WojtekDorda and Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek advised VR Equitypartner GmbH on its acquisition of a majority stake in Signon Osterreich GmbH from TUV Sud. Grama Schwaighofer Vondrak advised TUV Sud.N/AAustriaHere
Jul-12Hasch & Partner; SchoenherrSchoenherr advised Coeo Inkasso GmbH on its acquisition of 100% of the shares of KNP Financial Services GmbH from founders Anton Moser and Wolfgang Hetlinger, who were advised by Hasch & Partner.N/AAustriaHere
Jul-22Arqis; Clifford Chance; Niederer Kraft Frey; Slaughter and May; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss and Clifford Chance advised the Blackstone Group on its EUR 1.64 billion acquisition of CRH's European distribution business. Niederer Kraft Frey and ARQIS acted as Swiss and German counsel to CRH, respectively, and Slaughter and May advised CRH on the transaction.EUR1.64billionAustriaHere
Jul-23Dorda; Freshfields; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; Weber & Co.Weber & Co. and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom advised joint global coordinators Citigroup Global Markets Limited and Goldman Sachs International and book-runners Erste Group Bank AG, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, and Raiffeisen Centrobank AG on Addiko Bank's IPO on the Vienna Stock Exchange. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer advised Addiko Bank. Dorda advised private equity firm Advent - which held approximately 78% of Addiko Bank prior to the IPO and which reduced its stake below 40% through the indirect sale of shares in the transaction - on the IPON/AAustriaHere
Jul-24DLA PiperDLA Piper advised pharmaceutical laboratory VelaLabs Austria on its acquisition of Vienna-based Laboratorium fur Betriebshygiene GmbH from unidentified private individuals.N/AAustriaHere
Jul-25FreshfieldsFreshfields advises Volkswagen AG as IP/IT, Antitrust, and CFIUS counsel on its proposed USD 2.6 billion co-investment in the autonomous vehicle technology company Argo AI with the Ford Motor Co.USD2.6billionAustriaHere
Jul-25Linklaters; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised Asfinag Motorways and Freeways Financing on its bond issue. The Frankfurt office of Linklaters reportedly advised joint lead managers Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Goldman Sachs International, J.P. Morgan Securities plc, and UniCredit Bank Austria AG, as well as co-lead managers Erste Group Bank AG and Raiffeisen Bank International AG.EUR600millionAustriaHere
Jul-26CMS; Fellner Wratzfeld & PartnerCMS advised Australian crude oil explorer ADX on its acquisition of the Zistersdorf & Gaiselberg oilfields in Austria from Austrian exploration and production company RAG. Fellner Wratzfeld Partner advised RAG.N/AAustriaHere
Jul-29SCWP Schindhelm; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss Vienna advised Miba AG on its acquisition of a 25.1% stake in Voltlabor GmbH from Montenor GmbH and on its establishment of a joint venture to develop battery systems for mobile applications. SCWP Schindhelm advised Montenor.N/AAustriaHere
Jul-31Grassner Lenz Thewanger & Partner; SchoenherrSchoenherr advised France's Thales Group on its acquisition of insolvent motor manufacturer Steyr Motors GmbH. Grassner Lenz Thewanger & Partner advised the unnamed seller on the deal.N/AAustriaHere
Jul-31CMSThe German and Austrian offices of CMS advised Austrian IT-service provider Catalysts and German IT market research and consulting company Crisp Research on their merger, resulting in the formation of Frankfurt-headquartered Cloudflight Group.N/AAustriaHere
Aug-1Herbst KinskyHerbst Kinsky advised the founders of Hokify GmbH on a share sale to karriere.at.N/AAustriaHere
Aug-1Baker McKenzie; SchoenherrBaker McKenzie advised Oesterreichische Post AG on its acquisition of the majority of Deutsche Post AG's logistics facilities in Austria. Schoenherr advised Deutsche Post on the deal.N/AAustria
Aug-2Eisenberger & Herzog; PHH RechtsanwatePHH advised outside creditors Helaba and the European Investment Bank on the Educational Campuses project in Vienna, which takes the form of a public-private partnership with winning bidders HYPO NOE and Strabag. Eisenberger & Herzog.EUR100millionAustriaHere
Aug-2Schramm OehlerSchramm Oehler advised the Austrian City of St. Polten and the University St. Polten on a PPP process to identify a private partner to build, finance, and provide the first extension for St. Polten University of Applied Sciences.N/AAustriaHere
Aug-6CMS; Eisenberger & HerzogCMS advised Niederosterreichische Breitband Holding on its selection of Allianz Capital Partners as a partner on a potential EUR 300 million investment package involving a broadband network in Lower Austria. Eisenberger & Herzog advised Allianz Capital Partners on its successful bid.EUR300millionAustriaHere
Aug-12Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised Miba AG, acting through its Miba eMobility subsidiary, on its acquisition of a stake in Voltlabor, and its subsequent entrance into a joint venture in the field of battery systems for mobile applications.N/AAustriaHere
Aug-14Eisenberger & Herzog; Schoenherr; White & CaseSchoenherr advised the shareholders of the Synergis Informationssysteme GmbH on the sale of SynerGIS GIS & FM Solutions - its geographic information systems and facility management software development business - to AED-SICAD. The buyers were advised by White & Case and Eisenberger & Herzog.N/AAustriaHere
Aug-16DLA Piper; SchoenherrSchoenherr advised the Tscherne family - the owners of Hotel Weismayr in Bad Gastein, Austria - on their entrance into a 20-year lease with the Selina hospitality group. DLA Piper advised Selina.N/AAustriaHere
Aug-16RPCK; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised Swiss logistics group Kuehne & Nagel on the takeover of Austrian freight forwarding and transportation company Joebstl. RPCK advised Joebstl.N/AAustriaHere
Aug-19Eisenberger & HerzogEisenberger & Herzog advised SevenVentures Austria on its entrance into a "media for equity" agreement with shopping.at, the online marketplace of the Austrian Post.N/AAustriaHere
Aug-22BPV Huegel; Herbert Smith Freehills; Proskauer RoseBPV Huegel worked with lead counsels Herbert Smith Freehills and Proskauer Rose in advising AnaCap Financial Partners on the sale of its majority shareholding in its German fintech business to KKR.N/AAustriaHere
Aug-22DLA Piper; SchoenherrDLA Piper advised a consortium of South Korean investors working with asset manager Mastern Investment Management on the acquisition, made as part of a joint venture with Munich-based asset manager Wealthcore Invester Management, of the Hilton Parkview Vienna. The sellers were represented by Invester United Benefits and advised by Schoenherr.EUR375millionAustriaHere
Aug-23Allen & Overy; Binder Groesswang; Dorda; Eisenberger & Herzog; Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner; Gleiss Lutz; Kirkland & Ellis; Latham & Watkins; Linklaters; Wolf TheissFellner Wratzfeld & Partner, working with Linklaters, Wolf Theiss, and Gleiss Lutz, helped conclude a "Company Voluntary Agreement," paving the way for the financial restructuring of the Steinhoff Group. Binder Groesswang and Allen & Overy advised the international creditor coordinating committee consisting of banks and funds. Latham & Watkins and Dorda advised the Secondary creditor committee, while Eisenberger & Herzog and Kirkland & Ellis advised the convertible bondholder.N/AAustriaHere
Aug-26Dorda; SchoenherrDorda advised European hotel developer UBM Development and real estate developer S IMMO AG on the sale of the QBC 1&2 office properties in Vienna to EPH Eastern Property Holding. Schoenherr advised EPH on the deal.EUR233millionAustriaHere
Aug-28DSC Doralt Seist Csoklich; Fellner Wratzfeld & PartnerFellner Wratzfeld & Partner advised IKEA on negotiations with Jo & Joe Open House, a branch of the French hotel group Accor, regarding the construction of a hotel on top of the future IKEA Westbahnhof in Vienna. DSC Doralt Seist Csoklich advised Accor.N/AAustriaHere
Sep-9Cerha HempelCerha Hempel acted as escrow agent on CA Immo's sale of a 35% stake in Airportcity St. Petersburg to Warimpex.N/AAustriaHere
Sep-10Cerha HempelCerha Hempel advised SPAR on the issuance of bonds with a total volume of EUR 300 million and prepared the public offer prospectus.EUR300millionAustriaHere
Sep-16DLA PiperDLA Piper advised Lasker Cross-Media on the entrance of three unidentified new investors.N/AAustriaHere
Sep-19Binder Groesswang; Davies Ward; Hengeler Mueller; Simpson Thacher & BartlettBinder Groesswang, working with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in London and New York, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg in Toronto, Hengeler Mueller in Germany, and other European local counsel, advised funds managed by The Blackstone Group Inc. on their acquisition of Dream Global REIT, a Canadian real estate investment trust listed in Toronto and Frankfurt holding a pan-European real estate portfolio.EUR4.2billionAustriaHere
Sep-19Weber & Co.; Wolf TheissWeber & Co. advised joint lead managers Erste Group Bank AG, HSBC France, ING Bank N.V., Landesbank Baden-Wurttemberg, and Nykredit Bank A/S on the issue by Erste Group Bank AG of a EUR 500 million 0.010% Mortgage Pfandbriefe under the bank's Covered Bonds Programme. Wolf Theiss was issuers counsel.EUR500millionAustriaHere
Sep-24Freshfields; White & Case; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised Raiffeisen Bank International AG as issuer of EUR 500 million Tier 2 Notes and on a tender offer for the repurchase of EUR 500 million Subordinated Callable Fixed Rate Reset Notes due February 2025. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Germany advised RBI in connection with the tender offer and White & Case Frankfurt advised joint lead managers RBI, BNP Paribas, Citi Bank, UBS, and Bank of America Merrill Lynch.EUR500millionAustriaHere
Sep-25Schoenherr; Wolf TheissSchoenherr advised InterGlobe Enterprises Limited, an India-based company engaged in providing aviation, hospitality and travel-related services, on its EUR 11 million acquisition of K+K Management GmbH, an Austrian company that operates the K+K hotels chain, from Highgate Hotels, L.P. and Goldman Sachs & Co. Wolf Theiss and Jones Day advised the sellers.EUR11millionAustria
Sep-27DordaDorda advised Denmark's Too Good To Go tech start-up on the launch of operations in Austria.N/AAustriaHere
Sep-30Baker Mckenzie; Brandl & Talos; Herbst KinskyBrandl & Talos advised an investor consortium of Farallon Capital, Adjuvant Capital, Global Health Investment Fund, Hadean Ventures, Omnes Capital, Ventech, Wellington Partners Life Sciences, and High-Tech Grunderfonds on Themis Bioscience's EUR 40 million Series D financing round. Herbst Kinsky advised Themis Bioscience, and Baker McKenzie advised another investor, MSD.EUR40millionAustriaHere
Oct-7Clifford Chance; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised DekaBank, DZ Bank AG, Erste Group, LBBW, UniCredit Bank, and Hypo Noe as managers on Hypo Noe's successful EUR 500 million public-sector Pfandbriefe benchmark issue. Clifford Chance advised the banks on German law aspects.EUR500millionAustriaHere
Oct-9CMS; Eisenberger & HerzogEisenberger & Herzog advised Allianz Capital Partners on the acquisition of a 75% stake in Niederosterreichische Glasfaserinfrastruktur from Breitband Holding, controlled by the Province of Lower Austria. CMS advised NoGIG on the deal.EUR300millionAustriaHere
Oct-14Cerha Hempel; Grama Schwaighofer VondrakCerha Hempel advised Aberdeen Standard Investments Deutschland AG on its acquisition of the Franz Joseph residential development project from Innsbrucker Projektgemeinschaft Moser Wohnbau & Immobilien GmbH and Bauwerk Wohnraum GmbH. Grama Schwaighofer Vondrak Rechtsanwalte advised the sellers on the deal.N/AAustriaHere
Oct-15White & Case; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised Raiffeisen Bank International AG on the issue and listing of a EUR 750 million Green Bond. White & Case advised a syndicate consisting of Barclays Bank Ireland PLC, Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Raiffeisen Bank International AG, Societe Generale, and UniCredit Bank AG on the issuance.EUR750millionAustriaHere
Oct-16Allen & Overy; Binder Groesswang; Eisenberger & HerzogBinder Groesswang advised the Gilde Buy Out Partners private equity fund and 17 other sellers on the sale of the Austria-based Powerlines Group GmbH to French energy group ENGIE Ineo. Allen & Overy and Eisenberger & Herzog advised ENGIE Ineo on the deal.N/AAustriaHere
Oct-16Weber & Co.Weber & Co. advised placing agent and settlement agent Erste Group Bank AG on Marinomed Biotech's EUR 13 million accelerated book building transaction.EUR13millionAustria
Oct-17Hengeler Mueller; Weber & Co.Weber & Co. advised dealers Commerzbank, DekaBank, DZ BANK, Erste Group, LBBW, RBI and Bankhaus Lampe on the issue of EUR 500 million 0.01 percent Mortgage Pfandbriefe due 19 October 2026 by Hypo Tirol Bank AG. Hengeler Mueller advised the dealers on German law.EUR500millionAustria
Oct-18Cerha Hempel; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised MRB FerCon on the acquisition of Iron Foundry in Herzogenburg, Austria, via a management buyout of George Fischer Casting Solutions, a division of George Fischer. George Fischer was advised by Cerha Hempel.N/AAustriaHere
Oct-19Cerha Hempel; Wolf TheissCerha Hempel advised GF Casting Solutions Services GmbH, a division of Georg Fischer AG, on the sale of an iron foundry in Herzogenburg to MRB FerCon GmbH. Wolf Theiss advised the buyers.EUR55millionAustria
Oct-22Cerha Hempel; Weber & Co.; White & CaseWhite & Case and Weber & Co. advised documentation agent, coordinator, and mandated lead arranger SEB on the provision of a EUR 1 billion financing to the Voestalpine steel and technology group. Cerha Hempel advised Voestalpine.EUR1billionAustriaHere
Oct-24Brandl & TalosBrandl & Talos advised Sportradar Group, a Swiss provider of sports data and content, on the acquisition of Optima, a Spanish sports betting and gaming omni-channel platform.N/AAustriaHere
Oct-24DordaDorda advised real estate fund KGAL KETA Grundstucksgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG on the sale of two office buildings in Vienna to IW Property Tau GmbH Asset Deals and an unnamed investment fund company.N/AAustriaHere
Oct-24Honert & Partner; Scwp Schindhelm; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised Manzanita US Investments on the acquisition of a majority stake in high-end natural cosmetics company Susanne Kaufmann, including a share swap with a UK holding company. SCWP Schindhelm and Honert & Partner advised the shareholders of Susanne Kaufmann on the deal.N/AAustriaHere
Oct-28SchoenherrSchoenherr helped found SASR Alpha Fifty-Seventh Investment Management GmbH - the first limited liability company in Austria ever founded by digital means.N/AAustriaHere
Oct-30Cerha HempelCerha Hempel successfully represented Austrian Power Grid AG before the EU General Court in its challenge to the order by the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators that the German-Austria electricity price zone be separated.N/AAustriaHere
Oct-31Binder Groesswang; Wolf TheissBinder Groesswang advised industrial holding company Mutares SE & Co. KGaA on a notarized, binding offer to acquire the business of Q Logistics GmbH, a logistics subsidiary of Osterreichische Bundesbahnen-Holding Aktiengesellschaft. Wolf Theiss advised OBB on the transaction.N/AAustriaHere
Oct-31Cerha Hempel; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised Erste Group Bank AG in its capacity as sole book-runner and sole lead manager of S Immo AG's EUR 100 million, 2%, 10-year bond issuance. Cerha Hempel advised S Immo.EUR100MillionAustriaHere
Oct-31Pastor & M.Monche Abogados; SchoenherrSchoenherr and Pastor & M.Monche Abogados advised Black Toro Capital, the owner of the Spanish motorcycle manufacturer GasGas, on a joint venture with Austria's KTM Industries AG.N/AAustriaHere
Nov-5DordaDorda advised Emmy, a Berlin-based electric scooter sharing company, on its expansion into Austria.N/AAustriaHere
Nov-7Herbst KinskyHerbst Kinsky advised Viennese FinTech start-up FINcredible GmbH on the acquisition by credit protection association KSV1870 of a 25.1% stake in the company.N/AAustriaHere
Nov-15DLA Piper; Wolf TheissDLA Piper advised European hotel developer UBM Development AG on the successful issue of a new EUR 120 million corporate bond, including an exchange offer. Wolf Theiss advised joint lead managers and book-runners Raiffeisen Bank International AG and M.M.Warburg & CO.EUR120millionAustriaHere
Nov-18Weber & Co.; Wolf TheissWeber & Co. advised joint lead managers Erste Group, LBBW, RBI, and UniCredit on the issuance of EUR 300 million mortgage covered notes by Raiffeisenlandesbank Vorarlberg. Wolf Theiss advised Raiffeisenlandesbank Vorarlberg on the issuance.EUR300millionAustriaHere
Nov-19Binder Groesswang; Kosch & Partner; Womble Bond DickinsonBinder Groesswang advised British private equity fund Enact on backing the management team of Qualter, Hall & Company Limited in its buyout of the business from the insolvency estate of Waagner-Biro AG. Womble Bond Dickinson advised Enact on matters of English law. Kosch & Partner advised Waagner-Biro.N/AAustriaHere
Nov-20Graf & PitkowitzGraf & Pitkowitz advised Lukoil International GmbH on its acquisition of a 5% share in the GHASHA project for the development of deposits of gas, oil, and gas condensate in the United Arab Emirates.N/AAustriaHere
Nov-20Weber & Co.; Wolf TheissWeber & Co. advised Erste Group and Erste Bank der Oesterreischischen Sparkassen as dealers of the Covered Bonds Programme of Erste Group, which was advised by Wolf Theiss.N/AAustria
Nov-22CMSCMS advised ALPLA on its acquisition of Spanish recycling companies Suminco S.A. and Replacal S.L. Barcelona's Fornesa Ceca Magan law firm advised the sellers.N/AAustriaHere
Nov-25Dorda; Gleiss LutzDorda and Gleiss Lutz advised Austria's Miba, a strategic partner of the international engine and automotive industry, on its entrance into a joint venture with German metal processor Zollern.N/AAustriaHere
Nov-26Dorda; SchoenherrSchoenherr advised Credi2 GmbH on the acquisition by Volkswagen Bank of a 20% stake in the company. Volkswagen Bank was advised by Dorda.N/AAustriaHere
Nov-28BPV Huegel; Freshfields; Lenz & Staehelin; Linklaters; Meyerlustenberger LachenalBPV Huegel and Switzerland's Meyerlustenberger Lachenal law firm advised shareholder Raiffeisen Informatik on the initial public offering of SoftwareONE Holding AG and its listing on the SIX Swiss Exchange. Lenz & Staehelin and Linklaters advised SoftwareONE, while Niederer Kraft Frey and Freshfields advised joint global coordinators and joint book-runners Credit Suisse, J.P. Morgan, and UBS Investment Bank, and additional joint book-runners BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, UniCredit, and Zurcher Kantonalbank.CHF2.9billionAustriaHere
Nov-29Rautner Attorneys At Law; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised Volksbank Wien AG on the issuance of covered bank bonds. Rautner advised the joint lead managers, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, DZ Bank AG Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank, Frankfurt am Main, Erste Group Bank AG, and Landesbank Baden-Wurttemberg.EUR500millionAustriaHere
Dec-6Cooley; Duane Morris; Herbst Kinsky; SchoenherrHerbst Kinsky and Cooley advised Bitmovin GmbH, a subsidiary of Bitmovin Inc US, on its receipt of a loan of up to EUR 20 million from the European Investment Bank. Cooley served as the US law advisor to BItmovin. EIB was advised by Duane Morris and Schoenherr.EUR20millionAustriaHere
Dec-11Cerha Hempel; White & CaseCerha Hempel and White & Case advised the SES-imagotag Group on its entrance into a joint venture with Switzerland's Bossard Group. SES-imagotag will control 70% of the new joint venture - PDi Digital GmbH, based in Austria - with Bossard controlling the remaining 30%.N/AAustriaHere
Dec-12SchoenherrSchoenherr advised the EIB on its loan of up to EUR 20 million to Austrian start-up Bitmovin. The borrowers were advised by Herbst Kinsky and Cooley.EUR20millionAustriaHere
Dec-13KWR; Taylor WessingTaylor Wessing advised the German Wefox Group on its merger with DIE Maklergruppe Versicherungsmakler GmbH. KWR Karasek Wietrzyk Rechtsanwalte advised DIE Maklergruppe.N/AAustriaHere
Dec-13Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised Raiffeisen Bank International AG on the issuance of covered bank bonds and the bonds' listing on the Official Market of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. DZ Bank AG Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank, Frankfurt am Main, Mediobanca-Banca di Credito Finanziario S.p.A., Raiffeisen Bank International AG, Societe Generale, and UniCredit Bank AG were joint lead managers.EUR500millionAustriaHere
Dec-19BPV HuegelBPV Huegel helped Sanochemia Pharmazeutika AG with its restructuring and is representing the company in court proceedings.N/AAustriaHere
Dec-29Cerha Hempel; SchoenherrCerha Hempel advised the shareholders of Austrian electric car manufacturer Elin Motoren GmbH on the sale of a 70% stake to the Voith technology group. Schoenherr advised the buyers on the deal.N/AAustriaHere
Dec-30BPV HuegelBPV Huegel advised French biotech company Valneva SE on its delisting from the Vienna Stock Exchange.N/AAustriaHere
Dec-31Beiten Burkhardt; Schoenherr; Stratulat AlbulescuSchoenherr advised Aareon AG on its acquisition of CalCon Deutschland AG. The sellers were advised by Beiten Burkhardt and Stratulat Albulescu.N/AAustria
Aug-2Clifford Chance; Cuatrecasas; Ellex (Raidla); Fenech Farrugia Fiott Legal; Hassans; Mishcon de Reya; Mourant Ozanne; Saiber; TGS BalticTGS Baltic and Clifford Chance advised London-listed online gaming operator JPJ Group plc on the Estonian law aspects of its GBP 490 million conditional acquisition of UK-based software developer Gamesys Holdings Ltd. CMS and Ellex Raidla advised Gamesys on the deal.GBP490millionAustria; Czech Republic; EstoniaHere
Jan-24Baker McKenzie; Sorainen; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised ALSO Holding AG on its agreement with MCI Euroventures, the majority shareholder of ABC Data S.A., to make a joint tender offer for all publicly-held shares of Warsaw Stock Exchange-listed ABC Data. Sorainen and Baker McKenzie advised MCI and ABC Data on the sale.N/AAustria; Czech Republic; Hungary; Poland; Romania; SlovakiaHere
Jun-4Arnold Rechtsanwalte; Cerha Hempel; Noerr; Wolf TheissNoerr and the Arnold law firm advised SignaRetail on the sale of Kika's Eastern European business to XXXLutz. XXXLutz was represented by Cerha Hempel on the purchase and by Wolf Theiss on the merger clearance process.N/AAustria; Czech Republic; Hungary; Romania; SlovakiaHere
Jun-4Binder Groesswang; Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher; Kinstellar; Loyens & Loeff; Paul HastingsKinstellar, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Stibbe, and Binder Groesswang advised CANAL+ Group, a subsidiary of the Vivendi group, on the acquisition of the M7 Group from Astorg, a European private equity firm. Paul Hastings and Loyens & Loeff advised Astorg and the other selling shareholders of the M7 Group.N/AAustria; Czech Republic; Hungary; Romania; SlovakiaHere
Jul-5Barents Krans; BPV Braun Partners; BPV Grigorescu Stefanica; BPV Huegel; BPV Jadi Nemeth; Noerr; Watson Farley & WilliamsMembers of BPV Legal in Romania, Hungary, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia have provided local counsel in those jurisdictions to Dutch property managers MVGM on its takeover of the property management division of the Jones Lang LaSalle Group in Continental Europe. The Hague office of the Dutch law firm Barents Krans acted as lead counsel to MVGM, and Watson, Farley & Williams was lead counsel to JLL. Noerr advised on Russian mattersN/AAustria; Czech Republic; Poland; Romania; Russia; SlovakiaHere
Jan-3DLA Piper; Tarpan PartnersDLA Piper advised games publisher Asmodee Group on the acquisition of European fantasy and trading card games distributor ADC Blackfire Entertainment Group.N/AAustria; Czech Republic; Romania
Jan-15EY Law; TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised EstateGuru Holding on a capital investment and convertible loan and in ongoing negotiations with Austrian investor Speedinvest F EuVECA GmbH & Co KG. Speedinvest was advised by EY Law.EUR1millionAustria; Estonia
Jan-25Graf & Pitkowitz; TGS BalticTGS Baltic and Austria's Graf & Pitkowitz successfully represented bankrupt Lithuanian bank Snoras in arbitration proceedings initiated by Austrian bank Meinl Bank AG under the Rules of Vienna International Arbitration Centre in a complex declaratory relief claim.N/AAustria; Lithuania
Mar-14Allen & Overy; Bredin Prat; Eisenberger & Herzog; Freshfields; Galicia Abogados; Gleiss Lutz; Noerr; Hengeler Mueller; Junhe; Schoenherr; Wuersch & Gering; Ziems & PartnerSchoenherr, working with lead counsel Hengeler Mueller and Belgium's Bredin Prat, China's JunHe, Mexico's Galicia Abogados, and New York's Wuersch & Gering, advised Sweden's Ericsson on its acquisition of Germany's Kathrein SE's antenna and filters division. Noerr and Ziems & Partner acted as lead counsel to Kathrein, assisted by, among others, Eisenberger & Herzog, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Allen & Overy, and Gleiss Lutz.N/AAustria; Poland; RomaniaHere
Nov-1Baker McKenzie; Bonelli Erede; Lansky, Ganzger + partner; Kancelaria Robert Jedynak; Loyens & Loeff; Michael Kyprianou and Co; Stratulat Albulescu; Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii; WilegalTuca Zbarcea & Asociatii acted as the global counsel to Amethyst Group on an investment into the company by The Rohatyn Group. Baker McKenzie acted as lead legal counsel and Stratulat Albulescu acted as Romanian co-counsel for the buyer on the transaction. Firms advising the seller included Loyens & Loeff (on tax and Dutch legal aspects), Michael Kyprianou and Co LLC in Cyprus, Lansky, Ganzger + partner in Austria, Wilegal in France, Bonelli Erede in Italy, and Kancelaria Robert Jedynak in Poland.N/AAustria; Poland; Romania
Feb-1Arendt & Medernach; Eisenberger & Herzog; NautaDutilh; NoerrNoerr helped European Finance Funds III, managed by Apollo, set up a pan-European logistics platform. NautaDutilh, Eisenberger & Herzog, and Arendt & Medernach advised on Benelux, Austrian, and Luxembourg matters, respectively.EUR700millionAustria; Poland; Slovakia
December-30NoerrNoerr advised funds managed by Apollo Global Management on the sale of a real estate package consisting of 28 logistics centres worth almost EUR 1 billion in Germany, Poland, Slovakia, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Austria to Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, GIC.EUR1billionAustria; Poland; Slovakia
July-25Deloitte Legal (Reff & Associates; Deloitte Legal (Jank Weiler Operenyi); Thurnher Wittwer Pfefferkorn & PartnerJank Weiler Operenyi and Reff & Associates - the Austrian and Romanian members of the Deloitte Legal network - advised Rondo Ganahl AG on its acquisition of 60% of the shares of Romanian SC Transilvania Pack and Print SA from Offsetdruckerei Schwarzach GmbH. Thurnher Wittwer Pfefferkorn & Partner advised Offsetdruckerei Schwarzach on the deal.N/AAustria; RomaniaHere
Oct-10CMS; FCG-PartnersCMS advised Constantia Flexibles on its acquisition of Russian TT-print. FCG-Partners advised the sellers on the deal.N/AAustria; Russia; UkraineHere
Jun-26Bojovic Draskovic Popovic & Partners; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised a multi-national bank syndicate consisting of Erste Group Bank AG, UniCredit Bank Srbija a.d., and Erste Banka a.d. Novi Sad in their provision of a EUR 65 million loan for the planned refinancing of the existing indebtedness of NBGP Properties d.o.o. (including the refinancing of the Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn hotels in Belgrade). Bojovic Draskovic Popovic & Partners advised NBGP Properties.EUR65millionAustria; Serbia
Nov-15Law Office Homen; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised UniCredit Bank Srbija a.d. and UniCredit SpA on a cross-border syndicated facility extended to a Serbian borrower in the amount of EUR 60.3 million to be used for financing a real estate development project in Novi Beograd. Law Office Homen advised the unidentified borrower.EUR60.3millionAustria; Serbia
Nov-28Cerha Hempel; Deloitte LegalCerha Hempel advised Raiffeisen Property on the sale of Tatracentrum in Bratislava. The buyer was advised by Deloitte Legal.N/AAustria; Slovakia
Feb-20Cerha Hempel; Leskovec Law Office; Selih & PartnersCerha Hempel and Law Office Leskovec advised CA Immo on the sale of the Austria Trend Hotel in Ljubljana to a joint-venture of Slovenian asset manager KD Sladi and German real estate investment manager Peakside Capital. Selih & Partners advised the joint venture.N/AAustria; SloveniaHere
Feb-20Gorazd Buda; Odi LawODI Law advised Austrian multinational Knapp AG on its acquisition of a majority stake in Slovenian logistical software solution company Epilog.N/AAustria; SloveniaHere
Dec-31CMSCMS advised Freudenberg Performance Materials, a manufacturer of high-quality performance technical fabrics, nonwovens, and textiles, on its acquisition of Slovenia's Filc d.o.o., also a producer of needlepunched nonwoven textiles and laminated materials.EUR200millionAustria; Slovenia
Dec-17Avellum; Freshfields; SchoenherrFreshfields and Avellum advised the Netherlands-based Van Leeuwen Pipe and Tube Group on the acquisition of Benteler Distribution Ukraine, a part of the international distribution division of Benteler International AG. Schoenherr advised on Austrian mattersN/AAustria; UkraineHere
Jan-22Aleinikov & PartnersAleinikov & Partners advised ASBIS on its acquisition of a Belarusian group of companies dealing with the management, development, implementation, and operation of software and network and telecommunication technology products.N/ABelarusHere
Jan-30SorainenSorainen Belarus assisted the EBRD with the sale of its share in Commercial and Industrial Group West-Ost Union to CDRL S.A. and to the company's current CEO and shareholder, Siarhei Misiachenka.N/ABelarusHere
Mar-11SorainenSorainen is advising the EBRD on Belarusian and Lithuanian aspects of its loan of USD 11.3 million to the Modus Group for use in the construction of two biogas power plants with total installed capacity of 3MW in Belarus.N/ABelarusHere
Apr-10SPP Stepanovski, Papakul & PartnersSPP Stepanovski, Papakul & Partners assisted with establishment of H&M in Belarus. The Swedish clothing retailer is registered as H and M Hennes & Maurits Bel.N/ABelarusHere
May-1ArzingerArzinger Law Offices advised MED VR Ð a VR start-up from Belarus Ð on the transfer of IP rights to a MedTech mobile application and on structuring IP rights in the United Kingdom.USD1millionBelarus
May-24Baker McKenzie; Clifford Chance; Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners; Vlasova, Mikheel & PartnersEgorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners and Clifford Chance advised Citigroup Global Markets Limited and Raiffeisen Bank International AG as joint lead managers on the issuance and placement of Belarus's JSC Development Bank's corporate Eurobonds. Vlasova Mikhel & Partners advised JSC Development Bank on matters of Belarusian law and Baker McKenzie advised the bank on U.S. and English law.USD500millionBelarusHere
May-28SorainenSorainen advised Sika on its acquisition of BelINECO, a company specializing in the production of polyurethane foams.N/ABelarusHere
July-18Cerha HempelCerha Hempel helped Israel's Innoviz Technologies Ltd. open an office in Minsk and register as a resident in Belarus's China-Belarus Industrial Park.N/ABelarusHere
Aug-16ArzingerActing on behalf of the Incab manufacturer and seller of fiber-optic cables, Arzinger successfully protected the interests of it and six other producers of optical cables from Russia, Kazakhstan, and Belarus in an antidumping investigation initiated in 2018 by Rosnano's Optic Fiber Systems JSC in the Eurasian Economic Commission against US and Japanese producers of optical fiber.N/ABelarusHere
Aug-29SBH Law OfficesSBH Law Offices advised Zubr Capital, a private equity fund from Belarus, on its investment in MediaCube, a developer of IT solutions for video creators and musicians.N/ABelarusHere
Sep-13Bird & Bird; Revera; SBH Law OfficesSBH advised the EBRD and Zubr Capital on their investment in the Mila group of companies, a wholesale distributor of beauty and personal care products that sells these products through its chain of Mila stores. Revera advised Mila on the deal and Bird & Bird reportedly worked with both sides.N/ABelarusHere
Sep-27SorainenSorainen assisted Shaanxi Fast Gear in its entrance into a joint venture with Minsk Automobile Plant MAZ, the Belarusian state-owned manufacturer of trucks.N/ABelarusHere
Sep-30Aleinikov & PartnersAleinikov & Partners advised the Development Bank of the Republic of Belarus on venture financing issues related to the Enhancing Access to Financing of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in the Republic of Belarus project implemented with the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development.N/ABelarusHere
Nov-20SorainenSorainen advised Google on Belarusian aspects of its acquisition of San Francisco-based wearables brand Fitbit.USD2.1billionBelarusHere
Nov-21SorainenSorainen advised Flex-n-Roll, a producer of self-adhesive labels, on its entrance into the China-Belarus "Great Stone" Industrial Park.N/ABelarusHere
Dec-1ArzingerArzinger Law Offices advised a private shareholder of shoe producer and retailer Belwest on the purchase of 55% Belwest's state-owned share.USD10millionBelarus
Dec-10SBH Law OfficesSBH Law Offices advised on the creation of TechMinsk, the first start-up accelerator in Belarus.N/ABelarus
Dec-12SorainenSorainen advised Moomin Characters Oy Ltd, a company established by Finnish writer and illustrator Tove Jansson that is responsible for Moomin copyright and trademark protection, in pre-trial proceedings regarding a copyright infringement issue.N/ABelarusHere
Dec-30SorainenSorainen advised the EBRD on its provision of a EUR 200 million financing package to Belarusian subsidiaries of the Kronospan group.EUR200millionBelarusHere
Dec-30SorainenSorainen helped Northern European fast-food chain Hesburger expand its operations in Belarus.N/ABelarusHere
Jan-3Arzinger; K&L GatesK&L Gates and Arzinger & Partners have advised CDRL S.A. on its December 27, 2018 acquisition of 90% of the shares of Belarus-registered Handlowo - Przemyslowa Grupa West Ost Union Sp. z o. o. o., which owns a chain of shops with children's goods in Belarus operating under the brand Buslik, from the EBRD and four private individuals. Closing will occur on January 1, 2019.N/ABelarus; PolandHere
Jan-1ArzingerArzinger Law Offices successfully represented the interests of an association of Belarusian cable producers, which was accused of damaging the reputation of the company importing cable manufactured in Russia that was included in Belarus's register of unsafe products prohibited for importation and (or) circulation.USD1millionBelarus; Russia
Jan-21Aleinikov & Partners ; DLA PiperAleinikov & Partners, working jointly with the Moscow office of DLA Piper, advised Alfa-Bank CJSC on its acquisition of Home Credit Group's Belarusian subsidiary.N/ABelarus; RussiaHere
Jan-21Deloitte LegalDeloitte Legal advised Currency Com Bel LLC on its launch of the world's first regulated tokenized securities exchange.N/ABelarus; RussiaHere
Jan-2JPM Jankovic Popovic MiticJPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic is advising China Shandong on the concession of the Banja Luka - Prijedor project.N/ABosnia and HerzegovinaHere
Jan-22EY Law; Law Firm SajicLaw Firm Sajic advised Hidraulika Flex d.o.o. Laktasi on the EUR 3.9 million sale of 60% shares to Pewag Engineering Gmbh. Ernst & Young reportedly advised Pewag Engineering on the deal.EUR3.9millionBosnia and HerzegovinaHere
Feb-6SchoenherrSchoenherr advised Phoenix Pharma d.o.o., a Bosnia and Herzegovina-based distributor of pharmaceutical and medical products, on its acquisition of ZU Apoteka Expera Pharmacy.N/ABosnia and Herzegovina
Feb-14Law Firm SajicThe Law Firm Sajic won a EUR 3.25 million case for insurance company Krajina Osiguranje before the Supreme Court of the Republic of Srpska.EUR3.25millionBosnia and HerzegovinaHere
Apr-5SajicLaw Firm Sajic successfully represented Aquana doo Banja Luka in the Supreme Court of the Republic of Srpska, which upheld the decision of the lower court that Aquana doo owed only EUR 50,594.85 to plaintiff Atzwanger S.P.A. as damages related to the construction of an aqua-park in Banja Luka, and not the EUR 1,158,863.90 that Atzwanger had been seeking.N/ABosnia and HerzegovinaHere
Jul-10Maric & Co.Maric & Co successfully prepared a joint notification of concentration between South Korea's LG Electronics Inc, and its client Lufthansa Technik AG and filed it with the Bosnian Competition Council.N/ABosnia and HerzegovinaHere
Aug-29Maric & Co.Maric & Co. represented former employees of Aluminij d.d. Mostar in an ethnic discrimination case against the company and the Government of the Federation of Bosnia & Herzegovina.N/ABosnia and HerzegovinaHere
Nov-13SajicSajic successfully represented photographer Zivan Vanja Panic in a copyright infringement case heard by the Sarajevo Municipal Court.N/ABosnia and HerzegovinaHere
Sep-5Dimitrijevic & Partners; SchoenherrSchoenherr advised Mtel a.d. Banja Luka, a Bosnia-and-Herzegovina-based telecommunication operator and subsidiary of Telekom Srbija a.d. on its acquisition of Elta-Kabel d.o.o., a Bosnia and Herzegovina-based provider of cable television, Internet, fixed and mobile telephony services. Dimitrijevic & Partners advised the seller, Aco Kabanica.N/ABosnia and Herzegovina; Montenegro; Serbia
Oct-18Karanovic & PartnersKaranovic & Partners acted as Serbian legal counsel for Vale Canada Limited on its acquisition of the option to earn-in in four of Mundoro Capital Inc's exploration licenses in the Timok mining complex.USD45millionBosnia and Herzegovina; SerbiaHere
Jan-8CMS; Herbert Smith Freehills; SchoenherrCMS has advised Shell International Exploration and Development Italia on the transfer of 30% of its exploration rights on Bulgarian offshore Block 1-14 Khan Kubrat to the local branch of Australia's Woodside Energy Limited. Herbert Smith and Schoenherr advised Woodside on the deal.N/ABulgariaHere
Jan-9Boyanov & Co.Boyanov & Co. has advised both the buyers and the sellers on NBG Pangaea REIC's acquisition of I&B Real Estate AD from Icon OOD, a company from the GEK Terna Group.EUR79millionBulgariaHere
Jan-11Dimitrov Petrov & Co.Dimitrov, Petrov & Co has helped Vaha Trade EOOD obtain the first MIFID II license issued in Bulgaria.N/ABulgariaHere
Jan-15Dentons; Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & VelichkovDGKV (as local counsel) and Dentons (as lead counsel) advised Laboratoires Thea on the acquisition of a majority stake of its Sofia-based distributor.N/ABulgaria
Jan-17Dimitrov Petrov & Co.; Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & VelichkovDGKV advised the owners of Hamilton Data Services on the sale of the company to Iron Mountain International Holdings. Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. advised the buyer.N/ABulgaria
Feb-5CMS; Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & VelichkovCMS advised Fresh and Food Logistics on its acquisition of the logistics activities of Froneri, a joint venture of Nestle and R&R that produces ice-cream, frozen foods, and dairy products in Sofia and Varna, Bulgaria. Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov advised Froneri on this deal.N/ABulgariaHere
February-6CMSCMS helped China Communications Construction Company Ltd. win a public procurement contract with the Bulgarian railways.N/ABulgariaHere
February-6CMSCMS successfully represented RES Technology in a dispute heard by the Arbitration Court of the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry initiated by Bulgaria's state-owned electricity transmission system operator ESO EAD.N/ABulgariaHere
February-18Georgiev, Todorov & Co.Georgiev, Todorov & Co. is representing BMF Port Burgas in oral arguments before the Court of Justice of European Union in a Preliminary Reference Procedure related to a ruling by the Administrative Court of Sofia.N/ABulgariaHere
February-19Kambourov & PartnersKambourov & Partners advised one of the founders of the Union Ivkoni Ltd. bus company on the sale of his share in the company as part of the company's merger with competitor Etap Address.N/ABulgariaHere
February-25CMSCMS supported both Shell and Repsol on the transfer of 20% of Shell's interest in the Khan Kubrat block, offshore Bulgaria, to Repsol Bulgaria Khan Kubrat S.AN/ABulgariaHere
March-12Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & VelichkovDGKV advised GTC on EUR 27.5 million project financing it received from UniCredit Bulbank for the construction of a second building in the Advance Business Centre.EUR27.5millionBulgaria
March-14Dimitrov Petrov & Co.Dimitrov, Petrov & Co advised Neveq Management OOD on the registration of the company as an Alternative Investment Fund Manager.N/ABulgariaHere
Mar-20CMSCMS Sofia helped SPM Bulgaria LLC obtain a permit to prospect and explore Block 1-25 Vratsa West, which covers a large territory in northwestern Bulgaria.N/ABulgariaHere
Mar-29Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & VelichkovDGKV acted as Bulgarian counsel and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton was lead counsel for Korean autoparts manufacturerHanon Systems on its acquisition of the fluid pressure and controls business of Magna International Inc.N/ABulgaria
Apr-12BVBA Crosslaw; Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & VelichkovDGKV represented BVBA Rivermills, a Belgian company specialized in the distribution of yarns, in a dispute with the Bulgarian affiliate of Belgium's Vanden Berghe Invest relating to outstanding payments due to Rivermills for delivered goods valued at approximately EUR 250,000. BVBA Crosslaw advised BVBA Rivermills on Belgian law.EUR250000Bulgaria
Apr-15Allen & Overy; Boyanov&Co; Go2Law; Kambourov & Partners; Mayer Brown; O'Melveny & Myers; Spasov & Bratanov; Tsvetkova Bebov KomarevskiBoyanov & Co. advised the lenders on a EUR 100 million syndicated financing of the Advance Media Group EAD's acquisition of the Nova Broadcasting Group from MTG Broadcasting AB and Eastern European Media Holdings S.A. Advance Media was assisted by O'Melveny & Myers in London and Kambourov & Partners in Sofia. MTG Broadcasting was advised by Allen & Overy, Go2Law, and Spasov & Bratanov, and Eastern European Media Holdings was advised by Mayer Brown.EUR100millionBulgariaHere
Apr-15Allen & Overy; Boyanov & Co.; Go2Law; Kambourov & Partners; Mayer Brown; O'Melveny & Myers; Spasov & BratanovBoyanov & Co. advised the lenders on a EUR 100 million syndicated financing of the Advance Media Group EAD's EUR 185 million acquisition of the Nova Broadcasting Group from MTG Broadcasting AB and Eastern European Media Holdings S.A. Advance Media was assisted by O'Melveny & Myers in London and Kambourov & Partners in Sofia. MTG Broadcasting was advised by Allen & Overy, Go2Law, and Spasov & Bratanov, and Eastern European Media Holdings was advised by Mayer Brown.EUR100millionBulgariaHere
Apr-22Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov; Stephenson HarwoodDGKV acted as local counsel to the Export-Import Bank of China in relation to USD 94 million financing it extended to subsidiaries of Bulgarian shipping operator Navigation Maritime Bulgare AD for the purchase of six new shipping vessels. Stephenson Harwood was lead counsel to CEXIM.USD94millionBulgaria
Apr-25Dimitrov Petrov & Co.Dimitrov Petrov & Co helped Telenor Bulgaria obtain regulatory permission to conduct the business of an insurance agent.N/ABulgariaHere
May-1Boyanov & Co.; Freshfields; Jones Day; Kambourov & PartnersFreshfields, as global advisor, and Kambourov & Partners, as local advisor, assisted data analytics provider Verisk on its acquisition of SAP's Content as a Service business. The seller was assisted by Jones Day and Boyanov & Co.N/ABulgaria
May-21Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & VelichkovDGKV advised Fund Manager of Financial Instruments in Bulgaria (a special-purpose vehicle fully owned by the State to manage the financial instruments designed to support the implementation of programmes co-financed from EU funds) on conforming the documentation for participation in an open EUR 18.2 million "Implementation of the Financial Instrument Acceleration and Initial Financing Fund II financed by Operational Program 'Innovation and Competitiveness 2014-2020'" tender procedure with applicable Bulgarian legislation.EUR18.2millionBulgaria
Jun-11Boyanov & Co.; Forlexa; Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen; Polenak Law FirmBoyanov & Co., Polenak, and NNDKP advised Link Mobility Group AS Norway on the acquisition of Terracomm, a provider of B2C messaging services, from Allterco. Allterco was advised by Forlexa.N/ABulgariaHere
Jun-13CMSCMS Sofia successfully represented CEZ in an administrative challenge to a regulatory decision by the Energy and Water Regulatory Commission on set prices for electricity sales in Bulgaria.N/ABulgariaHere
Jun-14CMSCMS Sofia successfully convinced Bulgaria's Supreme Administrative Court to repeal a regulatory decision by the Bulgarian Energy and Water Regulatory Commission in favor of biomass producer Eco Energy Management Ltd.N/ABulgariaHere
Jun-17Kambourov & PartnersKambourov & Partners assisted Petroceltic International PLC with the sale of Petroceltic Bulgaria EOOD, the company's Bulgarian subsidiary, to an unidentified third party.N/ABulgariaHere
Jun-18Tsvetkova Bebov KomarevskiTsvetkova Bebov Komarevski advised Deutsche Bahn Bulgarian subsidiary DB Cargo Bulgaria EOOD on the acquisition of assets of insolvent railway rolling stock repair company VRZ Karlovo.N/ABulgariaHere
Jun-27CMS; Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov; White & CaseDGKV as local counsel and White & Case as lead counsel advised Alvogen Emerging Markets Holdings Limited in the refinancing of an intragroup loan extended to Alvogen's corporate group in Eastern Europe. The lender, Raiffeisen Bank International, was advised by CMS.EUR248millionBulgaria
Jul-2Eversheds Sutherland; GvW Graf von Westphalen; Hristov PartnersEversheds Sutherland as lead counsel and Hristov Partners as local counsel in Bulgaria advised Ricoh on its acquisition of content services solution provider DocuWare from Morgan Stanley. GvW Graf von Westphalen advised the seller.N/ABulgaria
Jul-16Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & VelichkovDGKV advised the EBRD on the extension of financing to Elana Agrocredit AD and Agromanagement OOD.N/ABulgaria
Jul-22KinstellarKinstellar helped a consortium led by French infrastructure fund Meridiam with its winning bid for the 35-year concession to manage the Sofia Airport.N/ABulgariaHere
Jul-25Velchev & CoVelchev & Co represented Philip Morris in the Supreme Administrative Court of Bulgaria in a dispute with Georgia's Standard Tobacco Incorporated regarding the registration of the Parliament trademark.N/ABulgariaHere
Jul-25Hristov Partners; Raits Bleiziffer RechtsanwalteHristov Partners advised Pappas Holding on an intra-group restructuring and represented the company's shareholders in related mandatory merger control proceedings in Bulgaria. Raits Bleiziffer Rechtsanwalte was lead counsel regionally.N/ABulgaria
Jul-30Boyanov & Co.; Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & VelichkovDjingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov advised Dohle Trading Group Holding LLC & Co. LP on the June 2019 sale of its Bulgarian subsidiary to Rodna Zemya Holding AD, which was advised by Boyanov & Co.N/ABulgariaHere
Aug-1Hristov PartnersHristov Partners helped CTP establish its Bulgarian business and advised on corporate reorganizations and related corporate aspects in Bulgaria.N/ABulgaria
Aug-6Arsov Natchev GanevaArsov Natchev Ganeva was selected as part of a consortium with Deloitte Bulgaria to advise the Bulgarian Ministry of Finance on the effective application of EU State Aid rules to the provision of Services of General Economic Interest in Bulgaria.N/ABulgariaHere
Aug-12Georgiev, Todorov & Co.Georgiev, Todorov & Co advised Gazprom Export LLC on the termination of employment contracts with some of the company's employees in Bulgaria.N/ABulgariaHere
Aug-21Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov; Greenberg Traurig; Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe; Tokushev and PartnersDjingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov and Greenberg Traurig advised QuickBase Inc., backed by Vista Equity Partners, on its acquisition of CloudPipes Group Ltd. Tokushev & Partners and Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe advised CloudPipes and the company's sellers on the deal.N/ABulgariaHere
Aug-23Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & VelichkovDjingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov advised Patisha AD, a Bulgarian infrastructure construction company, on the sale of a 90% stake in the company to Zavodski Stroeji PS Pazardzhik EAD, a construction company in Southern Bulgaria.N/ABulgariaHere
Aug-28Kambourov & PartnersKambourov & Partners assisted international cargo operator Fleet Air International Kft. on the incorporation of its Bulgarian subsidiary and the relocation of Fleet's air fleet to Bulgaria.N/ABulgariaHere
Aug-29Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & VelichkovDGKV advised OTP Bank Ltd. on a EUR 120 million refinancing of an existing loan provided to Terra Four Services for the construction of hotels in Bulgaria.EUR120millionBulgaria
Sep-12CMSCMS Bulgaria helped Robert Bosch, a subsidiary of the German Bosch Group, secure a multi-million public procurement contract with EVN Bulgaria District Heating for the supply, installation, and operation of 19+1 MW water heating boilers.N/ABulgariaHere
Sep-17CMSCMS Sofia advised Global Biomet on the acquisition of the Resen photovoltaic project, with installed capacity of 5 MW, from Austria's Novasolar GmbH.EUR10millionBulgariaHere
Sep-19CMSCMS Sofia advised Bulgaria's Argos Energy Ltd on the completion of the first renewable energy project in Bulgaria created without any subsidy or feed-in tariff.N/ABulgariaHere
Sep-25Dimitrov Petrov & Co.; Krusteva & GanevaDimitrov, Petrov & Co. advised Bulgarian entrepreneur Dilyan Pavlov on an unspecified equity investment in Sofia's Park Lane Office Center. Krusteva & Ganeva advised the sellers.N/ABulgariaHere
Oct-7Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov; Hristov PartnersHristov Partners advised Elit Car and its founders on the parallel acquisition of Auto Kelly Bulgaria Ltd. and the sale of 20% of Elit Car's share capital to Auto Kelly a.s., an affiliate of LKQ Corporation. Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov advised Auto Kelly.N/ABulgariaHere
Oct-10Tsvetkova Bebov KomarevskiTsvetkova Bebov Komarevski advised Bombardier Transportation Italy on its entrance into a public procurement contract with Bulgaria's state-owned National Railway Infrastructure Company.EUR94.6millionBulgariaHere
Oct-15CMSCMS assisted Corinth Pipeworks S.A., a Greek producer of gas pipeline equipment, on its successful preparation, bid, and signing of a multi-million pipe delivery agreement with ICGB, the project company developing the Natural Gas Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria.N/ABulgariaHere
Oct-18Dimitrov Petrov & Co.Dimitrov Petrov & Co helped NEVEQ set up a new alternative investment fund valued at EUR 23.2 million for collective investment.EUR23.2millionBulgariaHere
Oct-21Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & VelichkovDGKV advised Mezzanine Partners on its participation in the "Implementation of a financial instrument Mezzanine/Growth Fund, financed by Operational Program Innovation and Competitiveness 2014-2020" tender procedure initiated by Fund Manager of Financial Instruments in Bulgaria EAD.EUR38.5millionBulgaria
Oct-22Velchev & CoVelchev & Co helped Iris Solutions OOD obtain s payment institution license from the Bulgarian National Bank.N/ABulgariaHere
Oct-24CMSCMS Sofia advised Solar World Aquiris S.a.r.l. on a EUR 10.5 million financing of its 10MW photovoltaic plants in Bulgaria from the United Bulgarian Bank.EUR10.5millionBulgariaHere
Oct-24Velchev & CoVelchev & Co helped adp Gauselmann GmbH obtain _ license to produce, distribute, and service gaming equipment from the State Commission on Gambling of Bulgaria.N/ABulgariaHere
Oct-25Georgiev, Todorov & Co.Georgiev, Todorov & Co successfully represented BMF Port Burgas before the Court of Justice of the European Union in a Preliminary Reference Procedure initiated by the Administrative Court of Sofia regarding an administrative act by Bulgaria's Energy and Water Regulatory Commission relating to an electrical network connection dispute.N/ABulgariaHere
Nov-1Kambourov & PartnersKambourov & Partners was assisted Akropolis Real Estate BV with the sale of the former Balkancar September 6 manufacturing plant, covering 197,000 square meters).N/ABulgaria
Nov-4Georgiev, Todorov & Co.Georgiev, Todorov & Co. has successfully represented BMF Port Burgas EAD, the concessionaire of Bulgaria's Bourgas East 2 and Burgas West port terminals, before the European Court of Justice in a matter initiated by the Administrative Court of Sofia regarding the interpretation of Directive 2009/72/EC regarding the common rules for the internal market in electricity.N/ABulgariaHere
Nov-15Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov; Kirkland & Ellis; Kyoseva Yakimova Dimitrova; Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw PittmanDGKV advised a consortium of lenders including the London-based investment firm Blantyre Capital Limited, the EBRD, and the Bulgarian Development Bank on the financial restructuring of Bulsatcom EAD - the largest Bulgarian TV and satellite operator. Kirkland & Ellis advised Blantyre Capital and Bulgarian Development Bank on matters of English law and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman advised the EBRD. Bulsatcom was advised by Kyoseva, Yakimova, Dimitrova and Bulgarian solo practitioner Liliya Tsoncheva.N/ABulgariaHere
Nov-21Boyanov & Co.Boyanov & Co. advised Eurobank Bulgaria AD on the merger and absorption of Piraeus Bank Bulgaria AD.N/ABulgariaHere
Dec-9Vassilev & PartnersVassilev & Partners helped Cyprus's JFD Group Limited register its branch in the Bulgarian Commercial Register and the Investment Intermediary Register, both kept by the Financial Supervision Commission.N/ABulgariaHere
December-11Kambourov & PartnersKambourov & Partners advised Akropolis Real Estate BV on the sale of a 197,000 square meter residential development lot in Sofia to the Galaxy Investment Group.N/ABulgariaHere
Dec-18Boyanov & Co.; CMSBoyanov & Co. advised Globalfoundries on its acquisition of the Process Design KitÔs engineering team from Smartcom Bulgaria AD in Sofia. CMS advised the sellers.N/ABulgariaHere
Dec-30CMSCMS advised UniCredit Bulbank on the sale of a mixed non-performing loan portfolio, secured mostly by real estate assets, to a consortium of APS Holding and Balbec.EUR50millionBulgariaHere
Dec-30Tokushev and PartnersTokushev & Partners helped the Fund of Funds in Bulgaria make arrangements with two financial intermediaries to create alternative investment funds for equity investments.BGN59millionBulgariaHere
Jun-10Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & VelichkovDGKV advised and represented the water and sewerage company in the Bulgarian city of Dobrich in a tariff dispute against the country's Energy & Water Regulatory Commission.N/ABulgaria
Apr-9Allen & Overy; Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov; White & CaseWhite & Case advised PPF Arena 1 B.V. on the establishment of its EUR 3 billion Medium Term Note Program and the debut issuance of EUR 550 million 3.125% notes due March 2026 thereunder. Allen & Overy represented the mandated lead arrangers, joint lead managers, and dealers under the program agreement in connection with the change of terms of financing of the acquisition of CEE and SEE assets of Telenor by the PPF Group, as well as the joint lead managers and dealers under the program agreement and the first issuance of notes under the program agreement. DGKV acted as local counsel to PPF Arena 1 in Bulgaria.N/ABulgaria; Czech RepublicHere
Jul-1Covington & Burling; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss and Covington & Burling advised Johnson Controls International plc the USD 13 billion sale of its Power Solutions business to Brookfield Business Partners LP.USD13.2billionBulgaria; Czech Republic; Romania; Slovakia; Slovenia; Ukraine
Oct-31D'Ornano Partners; SchoenherrD'Ornano Partners advised the Groupama Group on its acquisition of Express Life Bulgaria IJSC from the OTP Group. Schoenherr advised the OTP Group on the deal.N/ABulgaria; Hungary
Apr-24King Wood & Mallesons; White & CaseWhite & Case advised Total Eren, a French renewable energy Independent Power Producer, on the acquisition of NovEnergia Holding Company, a Southern European Independent Power Producer. King Wood & Mallesons advised NovEnergia.N/ABulgaria; Hungary; PolandHere
Jul-10Boyanov & Co.; Forlexa; Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen; Polenak Law FirmBoyanov & Co, NNDKP, and Polenak advised Norway's LINK Mobility Group on its June 29, 2019 acquisition of all five of Allterco's telecommunications subsidiaries in Bulgaria, Romania, and North Macedonia. Bulgaria's Forlexa law firm advised Allterco on the deal.EUR7.9millionBulgaria; North Macedonia; RomaniaHere
Feb-1DrakopoulosDrakopoulos successfully represented ANIMACCORD in a legal against Bomboni Ltd, a Bulgarian candy and toy producer which registered an industrial design partially reproducing ANIMACCORD's "MASHA AND THE BEAR" trademark, translated into Bulgarian.N/ABulgaria; Romania
Feb-5Gugushev & PartnersGugushev & Partners successfully defended the interests of Korelana Ltd. in proceedings before the Sofia City Court involving a penalty claimed due under a terminated construction contract secured with a mortgage, securing Korelana's position as a privileged creditor to an insolvent debtor in parallel insolvency proceedings.N/ABulgarian
Apr-1Gugushev & PartnersGugushev & Partners advised Remix Global, a second-hand retailer in Europe, on aÊsettlement agreement with Bulstrad Vienna Insurance Group.EUR2.5milionBulgarian
Jun-1Gugushev & Partners; Wolf TheissGugushev & Partners advised Morgan Stanley Senior Funding, Inc., an administrative and collateral agent under aÊUSD 2 billion credit agreement provided to Sensata Technologies Group, on amendments to the existing collateral provided by the Bulgarian subsidiary of Sensata Technologies BV. Wolf Theiss advised Sensata Technologies Bulgaria EOOD.USD2billionBulgarian
Sep-1Gugushev & Partners; Wolf TheissGugushev & Partners provided Bulgarian advice to Morgan Stanley Senior Funding on amendments to a credit facility provided by a certain group of lenders to companies in the Sensata Technologies Group and the related USD 450 million bond financing, as well as on the Bulgarian collateral documents. Wolf Theiss advised Sensata Technologies Bulgaria EOOD.USD450milionBulgarian
Nov-1Gugushev & Partners; Dokovska, Atanasov and PartnersGugushev & Partners successfully persuaded the Sofia City Court to dismiss the claim for damages brought by a Bulgarian citizen for damages against firm client DMA International arising from an accident on the territory of a third country as outside its jurisdiction. Dokovska, Atanasov and Partners represented the claimant.N/ABulgarian
Dec-1Gugushev & PartnersGugushev & Partners advised securities trader Alpha Bulgaria JSC on the BGN 1 million value transfer of assets following a special regulatory procedure and under monitoring of the Financial Supervision Commission.BGN1milionBulgarian
Dec-27Gugushev & Partners; Spasov & BratanovGugushev & Partners advised China's Jiangsu Sunshine Group on the update of collateral securing a EUR 48 million loan from the China Development Bank provided for the development of a 25 MW photo-voltaic power plant. Spasov & Bratanov advised the China Development Bank.EUR48milionBulgarian
Dec-27Gugushev & Partners; Spasov & BratanovGugushev & Partners advised China's Hareon Solar Technology Co., Ltd. on the update of collateral securing a EUR 95 million loan from the China Development Bank provided for the development of a 50 MW photo-voltaic power plant. Spasov & Bratanov advised the China Development BankEUR95milionBulgarian
Jan-1Ostermann & PartnersOstermann & Partners performed due diligence for the Connecting Europe Broadband Fund of regulatory matters and the company's business plan regarding its EUR 30 million inaugural investment in Croatia. Subsequently, the firm also advised the CEBF on its agreement with two telecommunications companies from Croatia to set up the RuNe Group, which will invest in high-quality fiber-to-the-home broadband deployed by Croatian Rune Group entity Rune Crow.N/ACroatia
Jan-2Cacic & Partners; Divjak Topic BahtijarevicDivjak Topic & Bahtijarevic has advised AR Packaging Group AB on its acquisition of all outstanding shares in Istragrafika, d.d., a producer of high-quality folding carton products for the tobacco, food, and consumer goods industries, from Croatia's British American Tobacco subsidiary TDR. Cacic & Partners advised the buyers on the deal.N/ACroatiaHere
Jan-12Mamic Peric Reberski Rimac; Ostermann & PartnersOstermann & Partners advised APS Investments on the purchase of Addiko bank d.d.'s NPL portfolio, with an approximate nominal value of approximately EUR 12 million. Mamic Peric Reberski Rimac advised the seller.EUR12millionCroatia
Jan-21CMS; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised DDM Group and B2Holding on their acquisition of Heta Asset Resolution's Croatian servicing platform and a portfolio of receivables and properties with a face value of EUR 800 million. CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz advised Heta on the sale.EUR800millionCroatiaHere
Feb-8Cipcic-Bragadin Mesic & AssociatesCipcic-Bragadin Mesic & Associates assisted Flixbus CEE South d.o.o. with its acquisition of competitor Auto Poduzece Imotski Ltd.N/ACroatiaHere
Mar-1Dlacic Law Offices; Ostermann & PartnersOstermann & Partners advised Kamen-Psunj on a mining infrastructure project on the "Kremesnica-Lasinjska" exploitation field in Karlovac County, Croatia, primarily by helping the company prepare its successful strategy for competing in a concession granting procedure against Beton-Lucko. Dlacic Law Offices advised Beton-Lucko.N/ACroatia
Mar-1Ostermann & PartnersOstermann & Partners LLP advised Velicki Kamen, a construction and mining company, in collective bargaining with its syndicate.N/ACroatia
Apr-1Kovacevic Prpic SimeunovicKovacevic Prpic Simeunovic advised Hrvatska Postanska Banka d.d. in its acquisition of Jadranska Banka d.d. Sibenik, a bank in recovery under the European Commission's Resolution scheme for small credit institutions with total assets below EUR 1.5 billion.N/ACroatia
May-1Ostermann & PartnersOstermann & Partners handled the squeeze-out process of minority shareholders of regional construction company Osijek-Koteks.N/ACroatia
May-8Zuric i PartneriZuric i Partneri advised both OTP Bank d.d. and Splitska Banka d.d. on their merger.N/ACroatiaHere
Jun-7Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic; Kirkland & Ellis; SchoenherrSchoenherr advised Tele2 AB on the EUR 220 million sale of its Croatian business, Tele2 Croatia, to the United Group. Kirkland & Ellis and Divjak, Topic & Bahtijarevic represented the BC Partners-backed United Group.EUR220millionCroatiaHere
Jul-1Kovacevic Prpic Simeunovic; Norton Rose Fulbright; Pinsent Masons; Porobija & PorobijaIn cooperation with Norton Rose Fulbright, Kovacevic Prpic Simeunovic advised a group of lenders, consisting of the EBRD, Privredna Banka Zagreb, Banca IMI, Credit Industriel et Commercial, OTP Bank PLC, OTP Banka d.d., Siemens Bank, and Zagrebacka Banka, on their refinancing of the Zagreb airport concession project operated by Medunarodna Zracna Luka Zagreb d.d. as the concessionaire. Pinsent Masons advised the borrower on English law and Porobija & Porobija on Croatian law.EUR250millionCroatia
Jul-1Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft; Kovacevic Prpic SimeunovicKovacevic Prpic Simeunovic, in cooperation with Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, advised Insight Investment Management Limited with respect to financing for its acquisition of a large NPL portfolio secured by real estate collateral in Croatia.EUR70millionCroatia
Jul-1Kovacevic Prpic Simeunovic; Maja KruljacKovacevic Prpic Simeunovic advised AIK Banka AD with regard to existing collaterals on real estate including the shopping mall in Sibenik, Croatia, for the financing of its acquisition of UniCredit S.p.A.'s receivables against Dalmare d.o.o. Dalmare was assisted by solo practicioner Maja Kruljac and UniCredit relied on in-house counsel.EUR21millionCroatia
Aug-27Divjak Topic BahtijarevicDivjak, Topic Bahtijarevic advised Energia Naturalis on its mandatory public offer for all outstanding shares in Luka Ploce.N/ACroatiaHere
Sep-17BDK Advokati; Mamic Peric Reberski RimacBDK Advokati advised the United Kingdom's Convex Holding on the sale of 51% of its shares in Trizma d.o.o. to Croatia's Meritus Upravljanje d.o.o. MPRR advised the buyers on the deal.N/ACroatiaHere
Nov-11Divjak, Topic & BahtijarevicDivjak, Topic & Bahtijarevic helped Globe Trade Center obtain stage two financing from Erste & Steiermarkische Bank for the construction of the Matrix Office Park.N/ACroatiaHere
Dec-1Kovacevic Prpic SimeunovicKovacevic Prpic Simeunovic advised HPB-Stambena Stedionica d.d. on the merger between it and Hrvatska Postanska Banka d.d.N/ACroatia
Dec-1Dentons; Kovacevic Prpic Simeunovic; Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw PittmanDentons advised Ireland's Chorus Aviation Capital Limited as the new lessor and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman advised Falko Regional Aircraft Limited as the existing lessor on two transactions relating to two Bombardier De Havilland DHC-8-Q402 aircrafts on lease to Croatia's national air carrier. Kovacevic Prpic Simeunovic acted as Croatian transaction counsel to all parties: Chorus, Falko, and existing financing bank Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale.N/ACroatia
Dec-1Kovacevic Prpic SimeunovicKovacevic Prpic Simeunovic advised a syndicate of major Croatian banks, consisting of the Croatian Bank for Reconstruction and Development, OTP Banka d.d., Privredna Banka Zagreb, and Zagrebacka Banka d.d., in a financing of up to HRK 537 million for the construction of a Zagreb-Sljeme cable car with carpark granted to Zagrebacki Elektricni Tramvaj, the transit authority responsible for public transport in Zagreb and parts of the surrounding Zagreb County.EUR72millionCroatia
Mar-5Baker McKenzie; CMS; Covington & Burling; ODI Law; Schoenherr; Simkins; Van Bael & BellisBaker McKenzie, ODI Law, Simkins, Covington & Burling, and Van Bael & Bellis advised MHP SE on the acquisition of 90.68% of the issued capital of Perutnina Ptuj, d.d. Schoenherr Vienna advised the sellers on the deal and CMS London advised ING, MHP's financial partner.N/ACroatia; North Macedonia; Serbia; Slovenia; UkraineHere
Jul-29ODI Law; Selih & PartnersODI represented AIK Banka and Societe Generale's Slovenian entities on a EUR 36 million cross-border syndicated debt refinancing of the Don Don Group. Selih & Partnerji assisted Don Don on the deal.EUR36millionCroatia; Serbia; SloveniaHere
Sep-12CMS; SchoenherrCMS advised Nova KBM Bank on the sale of a Slovenian, Croatian, and Serbian corporate loan portfolio wth a face value of EUR 325 million. The buyer was assisted by Schoenherr.EUR325millionCroatia; Serbia; Slovenia
Jan-1Noerr; Ropes & GrayNoerr and Ropes & Gray advised Epiris Fund II on its acquisition of Diamorph, a supplier of advanced material solutions for demanding and safety-critical applications.N/ACzech Republic
January-9PRK PartnersPRK Partners has assisted Moneta Money Bank, a.s., the fourth-largest banking institution in the Czech Republic, with respect to the relocation of its headquarters to new premises, covering 21,500 square meters in BB Centrum's Building A in Prague.N/ACzech RepublicHere
January-10PRK Partners; WilsonsWilsons has advised European warehouse developer P3 on its sale of Green Tower, an office building located in Prague, to a private Czech investor. PRK Partners advised the buyer on the deal, which was completed in December 2018. The price was not disclosed.N/ACzech RepublicHere
January-17Nemec, Blaha & Navratilova; SchoenherrSchoenherr Prague advised Finland's Caverion Emerging Markets Oy on the disposal of its Czech subsidiary, Caverion Ceska Republika s.r.o., to KART spol. s r.o., a member of the CEZ Group. The Nemec, Blaha & Navratilova law firm advised KART on the deal.N/ACzech RepublicHere
January-18Glatzova & Co.Glatzova & Co. advised DRFG Real Estate on its acquisition of three commercial properties in North Bohemia from Czech Property Investments, a.s.N/ACzech RepublicHere
January-22Kocian Solc BalastikKocian Solc Balastik successfully represented Asiana in a dispute with transportation company Student Agency before the Regional Court in Brno.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Jan-23Havel & Partners; KinstellarKinstellar advised the Helaba Bank on financing for the EUR 48 million acquisition of the Florenc Office Center in Prague by Korea's Shinhan Investment Corp. The sellers, ZFP Investments, were advised by Havel & Partners.EUR48millionCzech RepublicHere
Jan-23Petros Sedlackova Legal; Weinhold LegalWeinhold Legal advised Czech insurance broker Renomia, a.s. on its acquisition of a majority stake in IMG a.s. Petros Sedlackova Legal advised the selling shareholder.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Feb-7Clifford Chance; DentonsDentons advised the Czech Republic's Sev.en Energy on an agreement to acquire a 50 percent stake in multinational energy company InterGen N.V. from the Canadian Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan. Clifford Chance advised the sellers on the deal.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Feb-12Weinhold LegalWeinhold Legal advised the Czech Republic's National Medicines Verification Organization on the launch of a medicine verification system in the country.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Feb-12Baker McKenzie; DLA PiperDLA Piper advised the sellers and managers of Warhorse Studios (a Czech PC game developing company standing behind the well-known PC game Kingdom Come) on the sale of the studio to Sweden's THQ. Baker McKenzie advised the buyer.CZK1.1billionCzech Republic
Feb-19bpv Braun Partners; CMSBPV Braun Partners advised the Conseq Realitni real estate fund on the acquisition of the A7 Office Center, an administrative and commercial complex in the Holesovice neighborhood in Prague, from Revetas Capital. CMS advised Revetas Capital on the sale.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Feb-21Weinhold LegalWeinhold Legal advised the JOJ Group on its acquisition of a 100% stake in Ceskoslovenska Filmova Spolecnost, s.r.o, the Czechoslovak Film Society.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Mar-1Kinstellar; PRK PartnersKinstellar successfully advised Mornington Capital on the sale of The Don Giovanni Hotel in Prague to Wenaasgruppen, a Norwegian family-owned fund. PRK advised the buyer.N/ACzech Republic
Mar-8Eversheds Sutherland; WilsonsThe Prague office of Eversheds Sutherland advised the Conseq real estate fund on its acquisition of the Retail Park Hradec Kralove s.r.o. from Tesco Europe B.V., which was advised by Wilsons.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Mar-19PRK PartnersPRK Partners advised Martin Barry, the developer of the Manifesto marketplace in Prague, on the acquisition of a minority equity stake in Manifesto by the Rockaway Group.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Mar-26bpv Braun Partners; WilsonBPV Braun Partners advised fund management company Redside on the sale of Avenir E, a grade A office building in Prague, to Investika. Wilsons advised Investika on the deal.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Apr-5Dentons; WilsonsDentons advised Penta Real Estate on its EUR 250 million sale of the Waltrovka office complex in Prague to Munich-based real estate fund manager GLL Real Estate Partners, acting together with LB Asset Management on behalf of South Korean investor Hanwha Investment & Securities. Wilsons advised the buyers on the deal.EUR250millionCzech RepublicHere
Apr-8Allen & Overy; DentonsDentons advised CPI Property Group on an update of a revolving credit facility, the issue of USD 350 million Reg S bonds, and a EUR 170 million senior unsecured Schuldschein. Allen & Overy advised Barclays, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, J.P. Morgan, Komercni Banka, Nomura, Raiffeisen Bank, UniCredit, Goldman Sachs, and Bank of China on the credit facility update.USD350millionCzech RepublicHere
Apr-9Freshfields; Havel & Partners; PRK PartnersPRK Partners, working alongside lead counsel Freshfields, advised RWE on Czech aspects of its acquisition of 50.05% of the shares in Innogy Grid Holding. Havel & Partners was Czech counsel for seller Innogy SE.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Apr-17CMS; Forlex; Pinsent MasonsCMS advised the ESPIRA private equity fund on the acquisition with ICON's executive management team of ICON Communication Centres, a provider of multilingual contact center services, from the joint administrators of former energy broker Utilitywise Plc. The FORLEX law firm advised Icon management, and Pinsent Masons advised the administrator.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Apr-17JSK; Marian Jerabek Law FirmJSK advised the Sedlacek family on the sale of PONY Auto Trend s.r.o. and PONY Plast s.r.o. to Fine Gusto Nature Trade s.r.o. The Marian Jerabek Law Firm advised Fine Gusto Nature Trade on the acquisition.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Apr-23CMS; Gleiss Lutz; SchoenherrCMS Prague advised Ceskoslovenska Obchodni Banka, the Czech division of the KBC Group, on the acquisition of 45% stake in the Ceskomoravska Stavebni Dporitelna bank from Bausparkasse Schwabisch Hall, which was advised by Schoenherr. Gleiss Lutz advised the seller on German law.EUR240millionCzech RepublicHere
Apr-24Glatzova & Co.Glatzova & Co advised CSOB on the creation of a joint venture with the Mall Group, to improve the MallPay payment service that facilitates shopping at Czech shopping malls.N/ACzech RepublicHere
May-2Cerha Hempel; Clifford Chance; Havel & PartnersCerha Hempel advised SES Spar European Shopping Centers on its entrance into a joint venture with Czech investors DBK and Proxy Finance regarding the ownership and operation of the Europark Prague shopping center. EPI, a joint venture of DBK Praha and Proxy Finance, acquired a 77% stake in the shopping center from SES, which retains the other 23%. EPI advised by Havel & Partners. Clifford Chance was the financing bank's counsel.N/ACzech RepublicHere
May-3Allen & Overy; FreshfieldsAllen & Overy advised a consortium of investors managed by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets Limited on its acquisition of a 50.04% stake in Innogy Grid Holding from RWE, making the consortium the sole owner of IGH. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer advised RWE on the deal.EUR1.8billionCzech RepublicHere
May-7PRK PartnersPRK Partners successfully represented RPG Industries against a claim for damages brought by ARC Equity Services against RPG and Residomo.N/ACzech RepublicHere
May-15Glatzova & Co.Glatzova & Co. advised DRFG Financial Managementon a public offer of notes up to CZK 2 billion.CZK2billionCzech RepublicHere
May-23Glatzova & Co.Glatzova & Co. advised J&T Banka a.s. and J&T IB Capital Markets a.s. on preparation of a book-entry bonds issue for residential investment fund Natland.CZK300millionCzech RepublicHere
May-23KinstellarKinstellar advised Genesis Private Equity Fund II on the sale of its majority stake in KS Klima-Service to TROX GmbH, giving the German-based global producer of air handling equipment and filters 100% ownership of the company.N/ACzech RepublicHere
May-27JSKJSK advised Prazska Energetika a.s. on its acquisition of Voltocm spol. s r.o.N/ACzech RepublicHere
May-29DentonsDentons Prague provided pro bono assistance to the Eduzmena Endowment Fund regarding its establishment and rules of operation.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Jun-3Kinstellar; SchoenherrSchoenherr advised Portiva Private Equity a.s. on the acquisition of a 50% share in EAG SE, which, through its Carvagocom s.r.o. subsidiary, will operate an innovative platform to be used for buying, selling, and renting cars and other related services. Kinstellar advised EAG on the deal.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Jun-4Allen & Overy; CMSAllen & Overy advised Alpiq AG on its sale of 100% of shares in Alpiq Generation to Sev.en Energy Group for EUR 280 million. CMS advised Sev.En Energy.EUR280millionCzech RepublicHere
Jun-4White & CaseWhite & Case acted as transaction counsel on Rohlik.cz Finance's issue of CZK 777 million 6.6% guaranteed and secured notes due 2023, with the option to increase to CZK 1.166 billion.CZK777millionCzech RepublicHere
Jun-5Clifford ChanceClifford Chance advised J&T Real Estate CZ on the sale of the Rustonka office center in Prague's Karlin district to an investment trust fund established by Hana Alternative Asset Management and White Star Real Estate.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Jun-5Masek, Koci, AujezdskyPrague's Masek, Koci, Aujezdsky Law Firm advised Livesport Invest s.r.o. on its acquisition of Pragosport, a.s.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Jun-7CMS; DLA Piper; Weil, Gotshal & MangesCMS and DLA Piper advised Kiwi.com regarding General Atlantic's strategic investment in it. Weil, Gotshal & Manges acted as counsel for General Atlantic.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Jun-11Masek, Koci, AujezdskyMasek, Koci, Aujezdsky advised Livesport on its acquisition of Tapito, a tech start-up news application company, from O2 subsidiary Bolt Start Up Development.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Jun-14Glatzova & Co.; Kubica Zajic & Partners; Ondrej KolarGlatzova & Co advised the Pale Fire Capital investment group on its acquisition of 55 percent of shares in the Czech Aukro.cz business portal from Agora Development, Equity Partners, and Ladislav Chodak. The sellers were advised by Kubica Zajic & Partners. The remaining 45 percent of Aukro.cz is owned by Leverage Technology, advised by solo-practitioner Ondrej Kolar.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Jun-14KinstellarKinstellar helped Carvago, a Czech start-up in the used car sector, establish a company and set up its online platform.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Jun-26Act Legal (Randa Havel Legal); Eversheds SutherlandRanda Havel Legal advised Jufa Investment Group on its acquisition of five solar parks, with a total capacity of 12 MW, from Eques Fotovoltaica. Eversheds Sutherland Dvorak Hager advised Eques Fotovoltaica.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Jun-28CMS; Glatzova & Co.CMS advised Arthur J. Gallagher on the acquisition of a minority stake in Renomia. Glatzova & Co. advised Renomia on the sale.N/ACzech RepublicHere
July-1Clifford Chance; DLA Piper; White & CaseClifford Chance Prague advised CTP on a EUR 1.9 billion underwriting package agreement with Erste Group Bank AG, Ceska Sporitelna a.s., Societe Generale S.A. and Komercni Banka a.s., and UniCredit S.p.A. and UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia a.s. White & Case advised the banks and DLA Piper advised Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG as the security agent for the transaction.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Jul-3Dentons; PRK PartnersDentons advised a South Korea's Hana Financial Investment on its acquisition of the Main Point Pankrac office building in Prague, from Aceur Investment S.A. PRK Partners advised Aceur.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Jul-4Glatzova & Co.Glatzova & Co. assisted Maxi-Tip Finance with its preparation of a bond issuance totalling CZK 250 million.CZK250millionCzech RepublicHere
Jul-10Clifford Chance; White & CaseWhite & Case advised Ceske Drahy, a.s., the Czech national railway transport operator, on its issuance of EUR 500 million 1.5% notes due 2026 and their admission to trading on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. Clifford Chance advised joint global coordinators and bookrunners Citigroup and Erste Group Bank AG and joint bookrunner ING.EUR500millionCzech RepublicHere
Jul-15Weinhold LegalWeinhold Legal assisted Lagardere Travel Retail on its successful bid to become the operator of duty free shops at Prague's Vaclav Havel airport.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Jul-16Eversheds SutherlandEversheds Sutherland advised Cesky Strojirensky on its acquisition of a 100% stake in MF Energy, a manufacturer of blades and accessories for gas, steam, and smaller water turbines.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Jul-19Clifford Chance; DRV LegalClifford Chance advised Teijin Holdings Netherlands B.V. on the acquisition of Benet Automotive s.r.o., a supplier of composite components to the automotive industry, from Jet Alfa. DRV Legal advised Jet Alfa.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Jul-19JSKJSK advised KKCG on a transfer of shares in SAZKA Group entities between it and EMMA Capital.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Jul-26Allen & Overy; White & CaseWhite & Case Prague advised CD Cargo on the issue of CZK 1 billion 2.17 percent notes due July 2026. Allen & Overy advised lead manager ING Bank N.V., Prague Branch on the issuance.CZK1billionCzech RepublicHere
Jul-30Glatzova & Co.Glatzova & Co.. advised the Renomia brokerage group upon the acquisition of a minoriy stake in the company by Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Jul-30Barthelemy & Partners; Herbert Smith Freehills; Schoenherr; Sullivan & CromwellSchoenherr and Herbert Smith Freehillds advised BNP Paribas on a EUR 345 million term and revolving facilities agreement for Financiere SNOP Dunois S.A. in relation to its acquisition of manufacturing facilities from Tower International. Sullivan & Cromwell was lead counsel to the borrower; and Barthelemy & Partners provided Czech counsel.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Jul-31BBHBBH successfully helped Moventum, a member of a Luxembourg-based fund distribution group, obtain authorization to operate as an investment firm.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Jul-31Glatzova & Co.Glatzova & Co. helped Electo obtain the authorization of the Czech National Bank to operate as an investment intermediary.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Aug-1Baker McKenzieBaker McKenzie advised Luxembourg-based Moulins de Kleinbettingen on the sale of its entire share in United Bakeries to Penam, a subsidiary of Agrofert Holding.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Aug-1Dentons; KinstellarKinstellar advised Ceska Sporitelna on financing for the acquisition of Centrum Krakov, a Prague shopping center, by WOOD & Company, through its retail subfund. Dentons advised the buyer.N/ACzech Republic
Aug-6BPV Braun PartnersBPV Braun Partners advised CEMOS, a.s. on the sale of shares in the Czech Republic's Unesovsky Statek agricultural company and the transfer of extensive agricultural land to an unnamed buyer.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Aug-14Clifford Chance; Dentons; KinstellarThe Prague office of Dentons advised Wood & Company on its acquisition of Centrum Krakov, a shopping center located in Prague, from Syner Group and private investors Petr Syrovatko and Karel Zetka. Clifford Chance advised the sellers.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Aug-14Clifford Chance; White & CaseWhite & Case advised EP Infrastructure, a.s. on the issuance of its EUR 600 million 1.698% notes due 2026 and their admission to trading on the Global Exchange Market of the Irish Stock Exchange. Joint book-runners Citigroup, HSBC, ICBC Standard Bank, Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking, and UniCredit Bank were advised by Clifford Chance.EUR600millionCzech RepublicHere
Aug-15BPV Braun Partners; Havel & PartnersBPV Braun Partners advised Immofinanz on its acquisition of the Palmovka Open Park office complex in Prague from Metrostav Development. Havel Partners advised Metrostav Development on the sale.EUR76.4millionCzech RepublicHere
Aug-15Clifford ChanceClifford Chance advised CBRE Global Investors on its acquisition of the Praga Studios complex in Prague's Karlin district from Skanska.EUR55millionCzech RepublicHere
Aug-16BPV Braun PartnersBPV Braun Partners advised Germany's Antaris group on the sale of two photovoltaic power plants with a total installed capacity of 4.2 MW to a German investment group.N/ACzech RepublicHere
August-19Glatzova & Co.Glatzova & Co. advised Preciosa, a member of the Jablonec group, on the sale of a 50% share in glass stopper producer Vinolok to Corticeira Amorim.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Aug-22Dentons; White & CaseDentons advised Czech real estate developer Sebre on the sale of the DRN building in Prague to KGAL Investment Management. White & Case advised KGAL on the deal.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Aug-27Kocian Solc BalastikKocian Solc Balastik advised the Solitea Group on its acquisition of Dotykacka and Smart Software.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Aug-27Hladky Legal; Weinhold LegalWeinhold Legal advised Transdev on the acquisition of the 3CSAD group from CIDEM Hranice, which was advised by Hladky Legal.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Aug-29Clifford Chance; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces on its acquisition of Technistone, a global manufacturer of quartz. Clifford Chance advised Technistone on the transaction.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Aug-30Havel & Partners; Hogan Lovells; Latham & Watkins; Schoenherr; Walder WyssLatham & Watkins, Walder Wyss, and Schoenherr advised Voyant Communications, LLC, the US-based company providing UCaaS and CPaaS service, on its acquisition of Acrobits, s.r.o., a Czech Republic-based engaged in developing mobile communication apps. Havel & Partners and Hogan Lovells advised the sellers.N/ACzech Republic
Sep-6CEE Attorneys; Havel & PartnersHavel & Partners advised German-based investors Thomas Noglik, Thomas Strohe, and Jochen Berger, acting through their BrainWeb Investment GmbH, Pecunalta GmbH, and Quines Capital GmbH companies, on their acquisition of a 75% stake in the VSHosting Group. CEE Attorneys advised the unidentified sellers.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Sep-25Glatzova & Co.; JSKJSK has advised the shareholders of Cloud4Com on the sale of a 70% stake in the company to Autocont a.s. Glatzova & Co. reportedly advised the sellers.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Sep-27Allen & OveryAllen & Overy Prague advised joint lead managers J&T Banka, Ceska Sporitelna, Komercni Banka, and UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, and J&T IB and Capital Markets as arrangers, on the Sazka Group's CZK 6 billion bond issuance.CZK6billionCzech RepublicHere
Sep-27Kocian Solc BalastikKocian Solc Balastik advised PepsiCo CZ on the sale of its Toma bottled water business to Coca-Cola HBC Cesko a Slovensko.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Sep-27Kocian Solc BalastikKocian Solc Balastik advised the Corinthia Palace Hotel Company Limited on the sale of its Panorama Hotel Prague and adjoining land and property to the Austrian developer S + B Gruppe.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Sep-27Rowan Legal; SchoenherrSchoenherr Prague advised Spanish manufacturer Torrot Electric Europa, S.A. on the "delivery of technology solutions" for scooter sharing to Skoda Auto DigiLab s.r.o. Rowan Legal advised Skoda Auto DigiLab on the deal.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Oct-1Kinstellar; StibbeKinstellar advised the Dutch NN Group on its acquistition of the Czech and Slovakian businesses of Aegon. Stibbe advised Aegon.N/ACzech Republic
Oct-1Dentons; KinstellarKinstellar advised a South Korean institutional investor managed by Roebuck Asset Management in relation to the acquisition of a 125,000 square meter purpose-built modern facility let to Amazon. Dentons advised the seller.N/ACzech Republic
Oct-7Clifford Chance; Eversheds SutherlandClifford Chance advised investment group KKCG on the sale of its CK Fischer travel agency in the Czech Republic to German group REWE. Eversheds Sutherland advised the REWE Group on the deal.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Oct-9Allen & OveryAllen & Overy advised sole lead manager J.P. Morgan on the approximately CZK 2 billion domestic subordinated Tier 2 capital bond issue by Moneta MonEY Bank.CZK2billionCzech RepublicHere
Oct-10Kinstellar; Svoboda & KuceraKinstellar advised Ceskomoravska Nemovitostni a.s. on its acquisition of the Blox office building in Prague from the CFH Group. The seller was advised by Svoboda & Kucera.CZK2billionCzech RepublicHere
Oct-10Kinstellar; White & CaseKinstellar advised Warburg-HIH Invest on its acquisition of the River Garden I office building in Prague from LaSalle Investment Management. White & Case advised the sellers on the deal.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Oct-17Allen & Overy; Clifford Chance; CMSCMS Prague advised Advent International on its sale of TES Vsetin to ARX Equity Partners. Clifford Chance advised the buyers on the deal, and Allen & Overy advised Raiffeisenbank a.s. on the acquisition financing.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Oct-18JSKJSK advised the Catalyst Capital investment group on its acquisition of the Olympia shopping center in Olomouc, in the eastern part of the Czech Republic, from an unidentified seller.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Oct-22Weinhold LegalWeinhold Legal assisted Lagardere Travel Retail, a global operator of duty-free shops, on its successful bid to operate travel essentials shops at Prague's Vaclav Havel airport.EUR6.23millionCzech RepublicHere
Oct-25Allen & Overy; Pwc LegalAllen & Overy advised Ceska Sporitelna and Ceskoslovenska Obchodni Banka on their financing of Bike Fun International, a bike producer in the Czech Republic. PwC Legal advised Bike Fun on the deal.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Oct-25Clifford Chance; HVH LegalClifford Chance advised HID Global, a subsidiary of Swedish engineering and technology company Assa Abloy, on the acquisition of LUX-IDent, a provider of radio frequency identification components based in the Czech Republic. HVH Legal advised LUX-IDent on the deal.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Oct-28BPV Braun PartnersBPV Braun Partners successfully represented the Czech Ministry of Finance in a dispute with the insolvency administrator of Viktoriagruppe.EUR5millionCzech RepublicHere
Nov-5CMS; Freshfields; White & Case; Wolf TheissFreshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and CMS advised Advent International and its European medicines producer Zentiva on Zentiva's acquisition of the Central and Eastern European business of Alvogen. White & Case advised Alvogen.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Nov-8Allen & OveryAllen & Overy advised Ceska Sporitelna, UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, and Komercni Banka on the Czechoslovak Group's exchange offer, issuance of new bonds, and partial cash settlement.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Nov-15JSK; Kinstellar; White & CaseKinstellar advised Czech real estate fund Investika on its acquisition and refinancing of the Galerie Butovice shopping center in Prague from funds managed by Cromwell Property Group. White & Case advised the seller and JSK advised the bank.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Nov-19Allen & Overy; DentonsDentons advised CPI Property Group on its issuance of green bonds. Allen & Overy advised joint lead managers Barclays, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Raiffeisen Bank, and Societe Generale.EUR750millionCzech RepublicHere
Nov-27White & CaseWhite & Case advised PPF Arena 1 B.V. on a note issuance.EUR500millionCzech RepublicHere
Dec-1Kinstellar; WilsonsKinstellar advised Star Capital Investments on the sale of the Hana Olomouc retail centre to the Czech Real Estate Investment Fund. Wilsons advised the buyer.N/ACzech Republic
Dec-2BBH; Schoenherr; Latham & WatkinsSchoenherr, together with Latham & Watkins, advised Facebook, Inc. and Facebook Technologies, LLC on the acquisition of Czech games studio Beat Games s.r.o., which develops and upgrades the Beat Saber virtual reality game. Beat Games was advised by BBH.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Dec-6BPV Braun PartnersBPV Braun Partners advised a fund managed by Aventicum Real Estate on renovations and the expansion of the Prague Marriott Hotel.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Dec-11CMS; DentonsCMS advised Karimpol on the sale of Greenline, a 15,500 square meter office building in Prague, to Wood & Company. Dentons advised the buyers on the deal.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Dec-13DLA PiperDLA Piper advised CarbonFree Chile SpA on the acquisition of a solar power plant in Chile (owned and operated by Parque Solar Los Paltos SpA) from Solek Chile Holding SpA, a subsidiary of a Czech solar power plant developer company.N/ACzech Republic
Dec-19DentonsDentons advised joint lead managers Barclays, BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank, Citi, and HSBC on the issuance by CEZ, a.s., of EUR 750 million 0.875% bonds due 2026 and listed on the regulated market of Luxembourg Stock Exchange.EUR750millionCzech RepublicHere
Dec-20BPV Braun Partners; Havel & Partners; Theodor KlanBPV Braun Partners advised Pojist'ovna Patricie on an intra-group sale of two properties from a real estate project in Prague, and on an extra-group sale of real estate in Ostrava and Usti Nad Labem to the Capexus group, which was advised by Havel & Partners and Czech solo practitioner Theodor Klan.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Dec-20Kocian Solc BalastikKSB advised Solitea Holding on the acquisition of a 100% share in Clever Decision, a business intelligence solution and data warehouse company operating on the Czech and Slovak markets.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Dec-30CMS; KinstellarKinstellar advised Star Capital Investments on the acquisition of Lighthouse Towers in Prague«s Holesovice district from German real estate fund DEKA Immobilien. The sellers were advised by CMS.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Dec-30PWC LegalPWC Legal advised the U City Group on internal restructuring, involving the incorporation of hotels previously purchased by Vienna House into its portfolio and the restructuring of the Vienna House Diplomat Prague hotel.N/ACzech RepublicHere
Nov-19Cobalt; Kinstellar; Lakatos, Koves & Partners; Linklaters; Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak; Weil, Gotshal & Manges; White & CaseLinklaters, Kinstellar, Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak, and Cobalt have advised Stada Arzneimittel on the acquisition of Walmark from Mid Europa Partners. White & Case, Weil, Gotshal & Manges, and Lakatos Koves & Partners advised the sellers on the deal.N/ACzech Republic; Estonia; Hungary; Latvia; Lithuania; PolandHere
Jan-31BBH; Szecskay Attorneys at LawSzecskay Attorneys at Law advised SVUS Pharma A.S. on the re-naming of its Hungarian subsidiary and registration of a new shareholder following a demerger and amalgamation in the Czech Republic as a pre-condition to the sale of part of the SVUS/Farmax Business. BBH advised the sellers.N/ACzech Republic; Hungary
May-2CMS; Havel & Partners; Paul Hastings; Szecskay Attorneys at LawSzecskay Attorneys at Law helped satellite-tv broadcaster M7 Group obtain the approval of the Hungarian Competition Authority for its acquisition of satellite-tv broadcaster UPC DTH from Liberty Global. Havel & Partners notified the Czech Competition Authority of the transaction. On the deal itself, CMS advised Liberty Global on the deal and Paul Hastings negotiated the SPA for M7.N/ACzech Republic; Hungary
Nov-7DLA PiperDLA Piper Hungary advised Hungarian telecommunication company Antenna Hungaria on its acquisition of a 25% shareholding in Telenor Hungary from the Czech Republic's PPF Group. White & Case advised the sellers on the deal.N/ACzech Republic; HungaryHere
Feb-13BBH; KinstellarKinstellar advised Neuraxpharm Group on its acquisition of Farmax from SVUS Pharma in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Hungary. BBH advised SVUS Pharma on the sale.N/ACzech Republic; Hungary; SlovakiaHere
Jul-11KinstellarKinstellar advised British steel-maker Liberty Steel on Romanian and Czech law aspects of its acquisition of ArcelorMittal's European assets.EUR740millionCzech Republic; North Macedonia; RomaniaHere
Feb-25Clifford Chance; Greenberg Traurig; Weil, Gotshal & MangesClifford Chance Warsaw advised Czech Media Invest on the sale of Polish radio company Eurozet sp. z o.o. to Prague-based SFS Ventures s.r.o. and Polish media group Agora S.A. Weil, Gotshal, Manges advised SFS Ventures and Greenberg Traurig advised Agora S.A. on the acquisition.N/ACzech Republic; PolandHere
Aug-23Clifford Chance; Dentons; Latham & Watkins; McDermott Will & EmeryMcDermott Will & Emery advised German automotive supplier Borges on its restructuring. Latham & Watkins acts as coordinating counsel to the bank syndicate on the restructuring, with the Prague and Warsaw offices of Clifford Chance advising the syndicate and Dentons lawyers in Frankfurt and Berlin advising Bank Ceska Sporitelna.N/ACzech Republic; PolandHere
Sep-2King Wood & Mallesons; Kirkland & Ellis; SchoenherrSchoenherr, working with lead counsel Kirkland & Ellis, advised Apax Partners on its acquisition of a majority stake in the ADCO Group. The ADCO Group's shareholders were advised by King Wood & Mallesons on the transaction.N/ACzech Republic; PolandHere
September-6Allen & Overy; DLA Piper; Novalia; Oppenheim; PRK PartnersDLA Piper Poland, Oppenheim, and PRK Partners advised Metro Properties on the sale and lease-back of 11 Cash & Carry stores in Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic to FLE GmbH, an Austrian subsidiary of French LFPI Group, investing on behalf of the AIF regulated fund. Allen & Overy, Novalia, and DLA Piper Hungary advised FLE on the transaction.EUR250millionCzech Republic; Poland; HungaryHere
December-17Eversheds Sutherland; NoblesEversheds Sutherland advised Safestay PLC on the acquisition of a Czech company operating a hostel in Prague from Dreamgroup Management. Ukraine's Nobles advised Dreamgroup.N/ACzech Republic; Poland; Slovakia; Ukraine
March-18CMS; Evan Law Firm; Fine LawCMS advised Zentiva Group a.s. on its acquisition of Romanian pharmaceutical company Solacium and its subsidiary Be Well Pharma from Siyiara Enterprises - a holding entity of A&D Pharma / Dr. Max Group - and entrepreneur Tony Trasca. The Czech Republic's Evan Law Firm advised Siyiara and Romania's Fine Law advised Trasca on the sale.N/ACzech Republic; RomaniaHere
July-1Clifford Chance; Istocescu & Vintila; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss performed due diligence for Sompo International for its issuance of a warranty and indemnity insurance policy in connection with an agreement for the sale and purchase of a one-stop-shop travel agency from Touring Eurolines S.A. and Cosmin Marinof. Clifford Chance advised the buyers while Istocescu & Vintila advised the sellers.EUR10millionCzech Republic; Romania
February-1Noerr; O'Melveny & MyersNoerr and O'Melveny & Myers advised Skyview Capital LLC on the acquisition of select customer care assets from Conduent Incorporated.N/ACzech Republic; Romania
January-1Skils; Tuca Zbarcea & AsociatiiTuca Zbarcea & Asociatii and the Czech Republic's Skils law firm advised CEZ, a.s. on its acquisition of High Tech Clima SRL in Romania and its Serbian branch, High-Tech Clima DOO.N/ACzech Republic; Romania; Serbia
April-1Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft; Chassany Watrelot; Clint; DLA Piper; Kinstellar; Luther; Simmons & Simmons; WLP-LawKinstellar advised Inteva Products on Romanian, Czech, and Slovak aspects of the sale of its roof business to CIE Automotive. Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft were lead counsel and DLA Piper, Simmons & Simmons, Luther, WLP-Law, Chassany Watrelot, and CLINT provided local assistance in other jurisdictions.N/ACzech Republic; Romania; Slovakia
November-6Allen & Overy; Bondoc si Asociatii; Covington & Burling; Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov; Sullivan & Cromwell; White & CaseWhite & Case advised the PPF Group on its USD 2.1 billion acquisition of Central European Media Enterprises. Bondoc si Asociatii advised PPF on Romanian law matters. CME was advised by Covington & Burling and Sullivan & Cromwell.USD2.1billionCzech Republic; Romania; SlovakiaHere
June-11Clifford Chance; JPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic; Karanovic & Partners; Kocian Solc BalastikJPM, Clifford Chance, and Kocian Solc Balastik advised Pepsico and Karlovarske Mineralne Vody on the acquisition of Knjaz Milos, a producer of mineral water and soft drinks in the countries of former Yugoslavia, from Mid Europa Partners. Karanovic & Partners advised the sellers.N/ACzech Republic; SerbiaHere
Feb-21Weinhold LegalWeinhold Legal provided Czech and Slovak assistance to Henry Schein, a provider of health care solutions for office-based dental and medical professionals, in relation to the spin-off of the company's animal health business.N/ACzech Republic; SlovakiaHere
May-30Gutt Olk Feldhaus; Luther; PRK Partners; SchoenherrPRK Partners advised the Remy Cointreau Group on the sale of its Czech and Slovak distribution companies to Germany's Mast-Jagermeister. Germany's Luther law firm provided advice on German elements of the deal, which closed in April 2019, while Germany's Gutt Olk Feldhaus and Schoenherr advised Mast-Jagermeister.N/ACzech Republic; SlovakiaHere
Aug-2Majernik & Mihalikova; Taylor WessingMajernik & Mihalikova assisted with an increase of registered capital and conversion of the loans provided by a new investor to LiveDispatcher s.r.o. As a condition to the transaction, Majernik & Mihalikova and Taylor Wessing completed the transfer of ownership interest in LiveDispatcher, which belonged to the liquidation balance of a Czech-based investo undergoing a winding-up procedure, to its parent company.N/ACzech Republic; Slovakia
Aug-19Dentons; Legate; MCL; Miks & Suk; Urban & HejdukThe MCL law firm advised private equity group MiddleCap Partners on its acquisition of Czech and Slovak optical component retailers Fokus Optic a.s. and Fokus Ocna Optika a.s., as well as on related acquisition financing from Slovenska Sporitelna. Urban & Hejduk assisted MiddleCap Partners on Czech elements of the deal, with Czech law firm Miks and Suk and Slovak law firm Legate advising the sellers. Dentons advised Slovenska Sporitelna.N/ACzech Republic; SlovakiaHere
Nov-22Abraham & Partners; MCLMCL advised Air Ventures, a start-up investment fund, on the acquisition of a 15% stake in Czech mobile provider Cross Network Intelligence from two unnamed individuals. The sellers were advised by Abraham & Partners.N/ACzech Republic; SlovakiaHere
Dec-18Garaj & Partners; Majernik & MihalikovaMajernik & Mihalikova represented the shareholders of Slovak windows and doors manufacturing company INCON spol. s r.o. on the sale of their majority business shares in the company to a Czech buyer, and on the transfer of real estate properties owned by a separate entity controlled by the shareholders. Garaj & Partners represented the buyer.N/ACzech Republic; Slovakia
Oct-10ODI Law; SchoenherrODI Law in Slovenia and the LTA Legal Tax Audit in the Czech Republic advised the Czech Ministry of Finance and IMOB and PRISKO, the Ministry's two state-owned subsidiaries, on the sale of a majority stake in VIPAP VIDEM KRSKO, the largest paper mill in Slovenia, as well as on the sale of claims against it, to Czech-based RIDG Holding. RIDG was advised by Schoenherr.N/ACzech Republic; SloveniaHere
Nov-25ODI LawODI advised the Czech Republic's Ministry of Finance and its state-owned IMOB and PRISKO subsidiaries on the sale of a majority stake in Vipap Videm Krsko, a large Slovenian paper mill and newsprint manufacturer, to Czech-based Ridg Holding.N/ACzech Republic; SloveniaHere
Jan-2Ellex (Raidla); KPMG LegalEllex Raidla has advised AS LHV Pank on the acquisition of the loan portfolio of Versobank AS, which is under liquidation, for approximately EUR 18.4 million. The transaction is expected to close in late January, 2019.EUR18.4millionEstoniaHere
Jan-9Ellex (Raidla); Pohla & HallmagiPohla & Hallmagi has advised Autospirit on its acquisition of shares in Ascar Auto AS, the Tallinn Opel & Peugeot dealership, from Amserv Grupp. Ellex Raidla advised the seller on the deal.N/AEstoniaHere
Jan-10Ellex (Raidla)Ellex Raidla has advised Inbank on the issuance of AT1 bonds through private placement in the amount of EUR 3.15 million.EUR3.15millionEstoniaHere
Jan-11SorainenSorainen has advised Canadian Forest Products on its acquisition of Vida Packaging Eesti. The transaction is connected to Canfor's 70 percent acquisition of Swedish company VIDA Aktiebolag.N/AEstoniaHere
Jan-16Laus & Partners; Pohla & HallmagiPohla & Hallmagi advised Kunda Sadam AS on its acquistion of Palgaria Kraana OU. The sellers were advised by Laus & Partners.N/AEstoniaHere
Jan-16Laus & Partners; Pohla & HallmagiPohla & Hallmagi advised Kunda Sadam AS on the acquistion of PK Terminal OU. The sellers were reportedly advised by Laus & Partners.N/AEstoniaHere
Jan-18Ellex (Raidla); Primus Derling; Tark; TrinitiEllex Raidla advised Estonian pension fund manager LHV Varahaldus and LHV Bank on their equal subscription to and acquisition of EUR 10 million in secured notes issued by Transpordi Varahaldus, Estonia's state-owned holding company, to finance its purchase and leasing to Estonian airline Nordica of a Bombardier CRJ900 jet. Transpordi Varahaldus was advised by Triniti, Derling Primus acted as the security agent appointed by the finance parties, and Nordica was advised by the Tark law firm.EUR10millionEstoniaHere
Jan-21CobaltCobalt advised Finnish private equity fund KJK on its acquisition of a 50% stake in Estonian Tahe Outdoors OU.N/AEstoniaHere
Jan-21Ellex (Raidla)Ellex Raidla advised Tahe Outdoors on its acquisition of BIC Sport.N/AEstoniaHere
Jan-22CobaltCobalt Estonia advised French real estate fund Corum Origin on its acquisition of an industrial building that is fully leased to Harmet OU for 15 years under a sale and leaseback transaction.N/AEstoniaHere
Jan-28CobaltCobalt advised the Jersey-based fund Scope Growth III L.P. on Estonian aspects of its acquisition of the lingerie brand Miss Mary of Sweden.N/AEstoniaHere
Feb-11NoveNove successfully represented Estonian bus transport service provider AS SEBE in a dispute regarding a public service contract worth more than 21 million euros.EUR21millionEstoniaHere
Feb-13CobaltCobalt advised the EIB on a EUR 12 million quasi-equity loan it provided to Estonian company Elcogen.EUR12millionEstoniaHere
Feb-22TrinitiTriniti advised the owners of OU Utilitas on the acquisition of an 85% shareholding of the company by investment fund EDIF II.N/AEstoniaHere
Feb-28SorainenSorainen and Gunderson Dettmer in Los Angeles advised Brainbase on a successfully completed USD 1 million seed round. The round was led by Tera Ventures, with participation from Sterling Road and several angel investors, including Severin Hacker, Andrew Rabin, and Hamid Barkhordar.USD1millionEstoniaHere
Mar-1Njord; SorainenNjord advised Peaksjah OU on its investment into MILREM AS, a defence company specializing in lifecycle management services for armored and combat vehicles. Sorainen advised MILREM.N/AEstonia
Mar-14Ellex (Raidla)Ellex Raidla advised Magnetic MRO, a global provider of technical care for aircraft operators and lessors, on a bond issue worth a total of EUR 8 million.EUR8millionEstoniaHere
Mar-29CobaltCobalt advised Nextclinics International GmbH on the acquisition of a 100% stake in reproductive medical services provider F-Est OU, the owner of Fertility Clinic Nordic.N/AEstoniaHere
Apr-1Dirkzwager; Lextal; TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised TBD-Biodiscovery and its sole shareholder on the acquisition by SEAL Investments B.V. of 30% of the TBD-Biodiscovery shares. Lextal and Dirkzwager advised the investor.EUR4.5millionEstonia
Apr-1K&L Gates; Morgan Lewis; Sorainen; TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised Ares Management, a global alternative asset manager, on Estonian law matters for a USD 120 million financing agreement with Teligent, Inc., a U.S. Nasdaq-listed specialty generic pharmaceutical company active in the United States, Canada, and Estonia. Morgan Lewis was the lender's lead counsel. the borrower was assisted by K&L Gates and Sorainen.EUR120millionEstonia
Apr-2SorainenSorainen advised FinEst Bay Area Development on the creation of a memorandum of understanding for EUR 15 billion in financing with China's Touchstone Capital Partners for an undersea train tunnel linking Helsinki with Tallinn.EUR15billionEstoniaHere
Apr-24Sorainen; TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised Royal Vopak N.V and Global Ports Investments PLC on the sale of the shares of Vopak E.O.S., an independent oil terminal operator in the Baltics, to Abu Dhabi-based Liwathon.N/AEstoniaHere
Apr-25CobaltCobalt advised the BaltCap Growth Fund on its acquisition of a minority stake in Viru Haigla AS, which will use the investment to expand its Pihlakodu chain of elderly care homes.N/AEstoniaHere
Apr-25SorainenSorainen helped Holm Bank become the first credit institution in Estonia to obtain a credit institution license from the European Central Bank under the new European Union Single Supervision Mechanism framework.N/AEstoniaHere
May-1Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman; Njord; Norton Rose FulbrightNjord represented client SharkRF OU, an Estonian start-up with a product with registered trademarks for the EU and US, on the successful settlement of a claim brought by Swedish Sandvik to all rights to trademarks with the name SHARK. Sandvik was represented by Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman on the US trademark while Norton Rose Fulbright represented the Swedish company on the EU trademark.N/AEstonia
May-1Njord; Objartel & PartnersNjord successfully represented Parnu Instituut, a spatial planning services provider, as the claimant in a dispute with Luunja municipality to whom it had rendered planning services. The dispute concerned the payment obligations under the contract after the latter had been prematurely terminated. Both the first instance court and the appeal court decided in Parnu Instituut's favour. Objartel & Partners represented the defendant.N/AEstonia
May-1TGS BalticTGS Baltic assisted Finora Capital with a private placement bond issue.EUR15millionEstonia
May-2Ellex (Raidla)__Ellex Raidla advised the European Investment Bank on the signing of a EUR 20 million framework loan agreement with the Estonian City of Tartu that will support the city's development plan and investments in education.N/AEstoniaHere
May-3Ellex (Raidla)Ellex Raidla advised AbeStock AS, a wholesale company that is part of the ABC Group, on the acquisition of AS Sales-Star.N/AEstoniaHere
May-3TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised Chaga, an Estonian producer of organic food supplements, on its investment round on Funderbeam, a funding and trading platform which enables small investors to buy and sell equity stakes in private companies.N/AEstoniaHere
May-15CobaltCobalt is advising AS Ragn-Sells on its agreement with Eesti Energia to research the possibility of recycling and increasing the value of oil shale ash.N/AEstoniaHere
May-17CobaltCobalt advised Tallinna Linnatranspordi AS, a public transportation company owned by the City of Tallinn, on the addition of bus routes.N/AEstoniaHere
May-21CobaltCobalt advised Estonia's Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications on drafting a model energy performance contract for the public sector in compliance with the EU Energy Efficiency Directive.N/AEstoniaHere
May-21CobaltCobalt analyzed the compliance of activities of AS Eesti Teed with the rules on state aid in Estonia.N/AEstoniaHere
May-21CobaltCobalt Estonia compiled instructional materials for KredEx regarding the general principles of public procurement.N/AEstoniaHere
May-21Leadell (Pilv)Leadell successfully represented a former employee of Estonia's Labor Inspectorate in a dispute concerning the legality of release from service.N/AEstoniaHere
May-27Core Legal; Pohla & Hallmagi; PwC LegalPohla & Hallmagi successfully represented IDEMIA France SAS in a dispute with Gemalto in relation to the decision of the Estonian Police and Border Guard Board to award the contract for producing Estonian ID-cards to it. PwC Legal advised Gemalto and the Police and Border Guard Board was represented by Core Legal.N/AEstoniaHere
May-29Ellex (Raidla)Ellex Raidla advised LHV Group AS regarding the public offering of additional subordinated bonds.EUR15millionEstoniaHere
May-29SorainenSorainen Estonia advised Artist Media on the sale of 90% of its shares to All Media Eesti, the parent company of Estonia's TV3's TV channel.N/AEstoniaHere
May-30SorainenSorainen assisted Milrem AS obtain equity investments from multiple investors.N/AEstoniaHere
Jun-3NoveNove successfully represented firearms manufacturer Lewis Machine & Tool Company in a dispute regarding the public procurement of 5.56mm and 7.62mm automatic rifles for the Estonian Defense Forces.EUR75millionEstoniaHere
Jun-3Applex Asianajotoimisto; Krogerus; NjordNjord advised the AQ Group AB on Estonian law related to its agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of LTI Holding Oy and its Finnish subsidiary Trafotek Oy,i ts Estonia subsidiary Trafotek AS, its Chinese subsidiary Trafotek Suzhou Co., Ltd., and its Brazilian subsidiary Trafotek Power Eletronicos e Transformadores, from Intera Partners Oy. Applex Asianajotoimisto and Krogerus advised on Finish law on the buy and sell side, respectively.EUR28millionEstonia
Jun-6TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised Contrarian Ventures as the lead investor on the investment of EUR 300,000 to Hepta Airborne OU, a start-up providing automatic defect analysis for power lines.EUR300000Estonia
Jun-7Fort LegalFort advised LHV Pank on the acquisition of a Danske Bank unit consisting of a loan portfolio of Estonian private clients.EUR470millionEstoniaHere
Jun-7Leadell (Pilv)Leadell successfully represented construction company OU Monoliit and Monolit board member Jaak Reinmets in a criminal proceeding involving accusations of benefit fraud.N/AEstoniaHere
Jun-11NoveNove successfully represented Europark Estonia before the Estonian Supreme Court in a dispute involving whether the parking manager's leaving a contractual penalty notice under a client's windshield wiper constituted a reasonable way of delivery.N/AEstoniaHere
Jun-17CobaltCobalt advised Karma Ventures as a lead arranger on its USD 3.65 million investment in Infermedica, a provider of artificial intelligence technology solutions for healthcare companies.USD3.65millionEstoniaHere
Jun-21TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised KAFO Eesti, a vendor of both coffee and coffee dispensing machines, on joining the Eugesta Group, a Lithuanian wholesale provider.N/AEstoniaHere
Jun-24Ellex (Raidla)Ellex Raidla advised Magnetic MRO AS on an agreement with Shenzhen Yongtai Trading Co., Limited and Sapphire Investment Holding Limited to raise additional capital.EUR8.95millionEstoniaHere
Jun-24Ellex (Raidla)Ellex Raidla helped the Estonian Ministry of Finance draft the documents for Estonia's short-term treasury bill program.EUR200millionEstoniaHere
Jun-24Ellex (Raidla); Hannes Snellman; SorainenEllex Raidla and Hannes Snellman advised Fazer Group on its EUR 475 million divestment of Fazer Food Services to Compass Group PLC. Sorainen advised the Compass Group.EUR475millionEstoniaHere
Jun-24SorainenSorainen Estonia advised Intrum on the purchase of Danske Bank's Estonian portfolio of overdue loans.N/AEstoniaHere
Jun-24SorainenSorainen successfully represented the Polybius Foundation in a dispute with a participant in Polybius's initial coin offering, who was attempting to force a reversal of his token purchase.N/AEstoniaHere
Jun-27Squire Patton BoggsSquire Patton Boggs successfully defended the Republic of Estonia against a USD 100 million investment treaty claim brought under the Netherlands-Estonia Bilateral Investment Treaty by Estonian water provider AS Tallinna Vesi and its Dutch shareholder United Utilities B.V.USD100millionEstoniaHere
Jun-28NoveNove successfully represented PKM Grupp OU in a road construction dispute before the Estonian Supreme Court.N/AEstoniaHere
Jul-1NoveNove successfully represented AS MV Kaubad in a dispute before the Estonian Supreme Court.N/AEstoniaHere
Jul-2Ellex (Raidla)Ellex Raidla advised Estonian telecommunications company Levikom regarding its bond issue.EUR5millionEstoniaHere
Jul-5Pohla & HallmagiPohla & Hallmagi advised Norwegian Karmsund Group on its acquisition of an office and warehouse block near the Tallinn Airport from developer Waiper Invest OU.EUR7millionEstoniaHere
Jul-16Ellex (Raidla); PwC LegalEllex Raidla advised ISS on the sale of its Eesti AS subsidiary to private investors Triinu Reinold, Ulo Kallas, Roberto de Silvestri, and Elio Cravero. PwC Legal advised the buyers.N/AEstoniaHere
Jul-17Nove; PwC LegalNove advised Futurma OU on its sale of 100% shareholding in Mercurio OU to OneMed OU. PwC Legal advised OneMed on the acquisition.N/AEstoniaHere
Jul-23Tark; TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised venture capital firm Creandum on its investment in Tallinn-based startup Klaus. The Tark law firm advised Klaus.N/AEstoniaHere
Jul-24BAHR; Cobalt; G&D Advokatbyra; Hannes SnellmanThe Tallinn office of Cobalt advised Norwegian home textiles chain Kid ASA on its acquisition of Hemtex AB from ICA Gruppen AB. The ICA Group was advised by G&D Advokatbyra. Hannes Snellman served as local counsel to Kid ASA in Sweden and Finland, and the BAHR law firm advised Kid ASA on aspects of Norwegian law.N/AEstoniaHere
Jul-25Cobalt; Eversheds SutherlandCobalt advised Karma Ventures on a series A round investment in Estonia's Xolo. Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co advised Xolo on the deal.N/AEstoniaHere
Jul-30SorainenSorainen Estonia advised BoostMe, a manufacturer of superfood blends, on its successful generation of approximately EUR 220,000 through the Funderbeam crowdfunding platform.EUR220000EstoniaHere
Jul-31RASKRASK provided pro bono advice to the Estonian National Culture Foundation, helping it resolve issues concerning the will and testamentary estate of Tiiu Alliste, important to the launch of the new Harmatali scholarship fund dedicated to the support of Estonian children's literature.N/AEstoniaHere
Aug-1NoveNove advised Danpower Eesti AS on its take-over of the production, distribution, and sale of heating in the Puiga village of Voru county in Southern Estonia.N/AEstoniaHere
Aug-6Derling PrimusDerling Primus advised Nortal on its EUR 50 million bond issue.EUR50millionEstoniaHere
Aug-12Laus & Partners; Pohla & HallmagiPohla & Hallmagi advised the Baltic Maritime Logistics Group on its acquisition of Stivis OU, a company operating in the Port of Muuga in Tallinn, Estonia. The sellers were represented by Laus & Partners.N/AEstoniaHere
Aug-15Eversheds SutherlandEversheds Sutherland Ots & Co advised Lindstrom Oy on its acquisition of an unidentified textile service and laundry group in Estonia.N/AEstoniaHere
Aug-22Eversheds SutherlandEversheds Sutherland Ots & Co advised the Apollo Group on its acquisition of the Piano Group OU, which owns Vapiano restaurants in the Baltics and Finland.N/AEstoniaHere
Aug-22SorainenSorainen advised Lowell on the divestment of its Estonian subsidiary, Lowell Estonia, to Estonian-based debt collection agency Julianus Inkasso.N/AEstoniaHere
Aug-23Ellex (Raidla)Estonia's Coop Pank has selected Ellex Raidla to assist with it preparations for its upcoming IPO.N/AEstoniaHere
Aug-27Cobalt; Ellex (Raidla); Simpson Thacher & BartlettEllex Raidla advised BaltCap Private Equity Fund II on its sale of Estonia's auto24 automotive classifieds portal to Baltic Classifieds Group. Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and Cobalt advised the Baltic Classifieds Group.N/AEstoniaHere
Sep-25CobaltCobalt helped inHouse Pay AS obtain an e-money institution license from the Estonian Financial Supervision Authority to issue electronic money and provide various payment services.N/AEstoniaHere
Sep-30Aavik & Partnerid; Ellex (Raidla)Ellex Raidla advised OiLTAnking GmbH on its sale of the OiLTAnking Tallinn terminal to Aqua Marina AS, the holding company of the Olerex Group. Aavik & Partnerid advised Olerex on the acquisition.N/AEstoniaHere
Oct-1Fort LegalFort advised the private shareholders of Digital Future on the sale of the group to Estonia-based investment company UP Invest.N/AEstoniaHere
Oct-1Pohla & HallmagiPohla & Hallmagi successfully represented Scania Eesti AS in a dispute against Tallinna Linnatranspordi AS, the Tallinn city transportation company.N/AEstoniaHere
Oct-11Ellex (Raidla)Ellex Raidla advised 3i Infrastructure plc on its EUR 220 million acquisition of Ionisos from Ardian Expansion.EUR220millionEstoniaHere
October-11SorainenSorainen successfully represented Krassik OU and other fuel trading sector companies from the Daxin Group in legal proceedings before the Supreme Court of Estonia related to a purported abuse of position by Krassik's previous management board.N/AEstoniaHere
October-11NjordNjord assisted Cavotec Finland Oy with its successful participation in the public procurement process related to the provision of vacuum mooring equipment for Old City Harbour Tallinn.N/AEstonia
Oct-15Ellex (Raidla)Ellex Raidla advised the Estonian Lottery on its agreement with the Quality Group Lottery Solutions GmbH for system upgrades.EUR1.92millionEstoniaHere
Oct-21Derling PrimusDerling Primus advised the shareholders of Estonia's Linnamae Lihatoostus wild game meat producer on the sale of shares in the company to UP Invest.N/AEstoniaHere
Oct-21NoveNove successfully represented AS SEBE bus and transportation company in a public procurement dispute.N/AEstoniaHere
Oct-24Ellex (Raidla)Ellex Raidla helped international transport and logistics company Operail open a subsidiary in Finland and invest EUR 50 million to begin freight transport on Finnish railways.EUR50millionEstoniaHere
Oct-24Ellex (Raidla); Hannes Snellman; MagnussonEllex Raidla and Hannes Snellman advised Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. on its USD 31.8 million acquisition of Pro Farm Technologies Oy. The Magnusson Law Firm advised the sellers on the deal.USD31.8millionEstoniaHere
Oct-24SorainenSorainen advised Livonia Partners and its portfolio company Thermory AS on the acquisition of a majority stake in Siparila Oy, a Finnish wood-processing company specializing in exterior and interior panels and cladding.N/AEstoniaHere
Oct-25Ellex (Raidla)Ellex Raidla advised Enefit Green and Nordic Environment Finance Corporation on the sale of their shareholdings in Vinni and Oisu biogas combined head and power plants to Infortar.N/AEstoniaHere
Oct-25Hansen Law; SorainenSorainen, working with Sweden's Hansen Law, has advised Xllnc Nordic on the acquisition of Estonia's Replace OU.N/AEstoniaHere
Oct-28Cobalt; LinklatersCobalt and Linklaters advised the Zeppelin Group on its acquisition of Tallinn's Baltic Marine Contractors from the Pon Group.N/AEstoniaHere
Oct-28Ellex (Raidla); Eversheds SutherlandEllex Raidla advised Arealis on the sale of the Microsoft Office Building in Tallinn to LHV Pension Funds and Lumi Capital. Eversheds Sutherland advised Lumi Capital on the deal.N/AEstoniaHere
Oct-30Ellex (Klavins)Ellex Klavins advised Air Total International on the sale and transfer of its shares in SIA Gulfstream Oil.N/AEstoniaHere
Nov-7SorainenSorainen advised Baltic private equity investment fund Livonia Partners on its acquisition of Klaasimeister, an Estonia-based glass processing company.N/AEstoniaHere
Nov-13Njord; RaskNjord successfully represented Alandia KV and its board member in two cases that reached the Supreme Court brought by Toomas Saarma, the bankruptcy trustee of AS Suda Maja . The bankruptcy administrator of Suda Maja was represented by Rask.EUR216800Estonia
Nov-28Dittmar & Indrenius; Ellex (Raidla); Lukander Ruohola; TGS BalticEllex Raidla advised Auto-Bon Oy on the acquisition of Veho's Estonian subsidiary, Veho Eesti AS. Veho was advised by TGS Baltic. Dittmar & Indrenius was the lead counsel of Veho Oy Ab while Lukander Ruohola HTO was the lead counsel of Auto-Bon Oy.N/AEstoniaHere
Dec-10Tark; TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised Tallinna Linnatranspordi AS in the public procurement process for the delivery of 100 natural gas buses. Tark advised successful bidder Solaris Bus & Coach.EUR27millionEstonia
Dec-13Ellex (Raidla); Eversheds SutherlandEllex Raidla has advised IM Arvutid AS on its sale to UP Invest OU, an investment company controlled by Margus Linnamae. Eversheds Sutherland advised the buyers.N/AEstoniaHere
Dec-17CobaltCobalt advised Karma Ventures on its follow-on investment in career app MeetFrank. Eversheds Sutherland advised MeetFrank.N/AEstoniaHere
Dec-18CobaltCobalt advised Danske Bank on the sale of its main building in Tallinn to KEK Arendus OU, a company controlled by local entrepreneur Neinar Seli.N/AEstoniaHere
Dec-18CobaltCobalt advised Salv, an anti_money laundering startup founded by ex-TransferWise employees, on its successful raising of USD 2 million in seed funding.USD2millionEstoniaHere
Dec-20NoveEstonia's Nove law firm successfully represented Tallinn Notary Triin Silda in a dispute involving the scope of notary duties, in which the Estonian Supreme Court clarified when a notary may refuse to perform a notarial act.N/AEstoniaHere
Dec-24CobaltCobalt successfully represented jewelry artist Keiu Kulles in a copyright infringement dispute with AS Saaremaa Piimatoostus and advertising agency La Ecwador.N/AEstoniaHere
Feb-12Hasto & Co; TGS Baltic; Wesslau Soderqvist AdvokatbyraTGS Baltic advised Sweden's LMT Group AB on the acquisition of PLM Group companies in Latvia, Estonia, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Iceland. The LMT Group was also advised by Sweden's Wesslau Soderqvist Advokatbyra and Finland's Hasto & Co.N/AEstonia; LatviaHere
May-9Cobalt; Krogerus; Ellex (Raidla); Ellex (Valiunas); SetterwallsCobalt advised the shareholders of the TMB Group on the sale of its Finnish and Latvian operations to the Consolis Group, a European supplier of precast concrete solutions, acting through is Finnish entity, Parma Oy. Ellex Raidla, acting with Finland's Krogerus and Sweden's Setterwalls, advised the buyers.N/AEstonia; LatviaHere
Jun-26TGS BalticTGS Baltic's Latvian and Estonian teams helped Cryptofex, a fintech specialized in cryptocurrency exchange and customer wallet services, obtain a license from the Estonian Financial Intelligence Unit.N/AEstonia; LatviaHere
Jan-11Hogan Lovells; SorainenA joint team from Sorainen and Hogan Lovells is advising RB Rail on drafting the underlying international treaties, infrastructure management agreements, and revisions to national laws that are needed for management of the Rail Baltica cross-border railway infrastructure.N/AEstonia; Latvia; LithuaniaHere
Feb-12GlimstedtGlimstedt advised international advisory real estate company Newsec on its investment in Lithuanian crowdfunding real estate platform Rontgen.N/AEstonia; Latvia; LithuaniaHere
Apr-5Cobalt; Ellex (Raidla); QuorumCobalt advised BaltCap on the sale of its 95% stake in Baltic-based Fitek Holding to the UnifiedPost Group, which was advised by Belgian law firm Quorum and Ellex Raidla.N/AEstonia; Latvia; LithuaniaHere
Sep-27SorainenSorainen advised Autolux on the takeover of operations and exclusive administration of the Hertz franchise in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.N/AEstonia; Latvia; LithuaniaHere
Sep-27Sorainen; TGS BalticTGS assisted APR-RENT with the conclusion of a sub-franchise agreement with Autolux for operating car lease business under the Hetrz franchise. Sorainen advised Autolux.N/AEstonia; Latvia; Lithuania
Oct-18Merkants; Pohla & Hallmagi; Proventus Law; TGS BalticPohla & Hallmagi, Merkants, and Proventus Law advised the shareholders of Nortire OU on the sale of the company to Global Rubber Industries Ltd. TGS Baltic advised GRI on the acquisition.N/AEstonia; Latvia; LithuaniaHere
Oct-30PwC LegalPwC Legal advised Baltic cinema operator Forum Cinemas OU on its cross-border merger with SIA Forum Cinemas and UAB Forum Cinemas, Finnkino OY's companies in Latvia and Lithuania, .N/AEstonia; Latvia; LithuaniaHere
Dec-17Castren & Snellman; Cobalt; Dittmar; Ellex (Klavins); Ellex (Raidla); Ellex (Valiunas); Sorainen; TGS BalticFinland's Castren & Snellman and Sorainen advised the OP Corporate Bank on its provision of financing to Finland's Veho Group for Veho's acquisition of Silberauto. Finland's Dittmar Law Firm and Ellex's three offices in the Baltic advised Veho on the financing, as they had on the acquisition itself.EUR2184millionEstonia; Latvia; LithuaniaHere
Dec-18Magnusson; Sorainen; TGS Baltic; White & CaseMagnusson and TGS Baltic advised the Avia Solutions Group on a USD 300 million unsecured bond issue. Joint lead managers JP Morgan and BNP Paribas were advised by White & Case and Sorainen.USD300millionEstonia; Latvia; LithuaniaHere
Feb-8Cobalt; TGS BalticCobalt advised London-based Vink Group, Europe's largest semi-finished plastics distributor, on its acquisition of Baltic companies OU Proplastik, SIA Proplastik, and UAB Proplastik. TGS Baltic advised the Proplastik shareholders on the transaction.N/AEstonia; Latvia; Lithuania;Here
Aug-1TGS BalticTGS Baltic represented FZE Procyone in the high profile merger proceedings with regard to acquiring SIA Smart Aviation Holdings, the sole shareholder of SIA SmartLynx Airlines.N/AEstonia; Latvia; Turkey
Jan-22GlimstedtGlimstedt advised APL Restaurants, a member of Estonia's Apollo Group, on its acquisition of Ozo Boulingas from the Akropolis Group.N/AEstonia; LithuaniaHere
Apr-1Njord; TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised Contrarian Ventures on its investment into Estonian start-up Hepta Airborne. Njord advised UAB Contrarian Ventures I in relation to conducting Hepta Group Airborne OU legal due diligenceEUR0.65millionEstonia; Lithuania
Jun-1TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised Estonia's Enefit Green AS and its subsidiaries in Lithuania, which operated the UAB Naujoji Energija, UAB Sudenu Vejo Elektra, UAB Silales Vejo Elektra, and UAB Iverneta wind energy projects, which were merged into UAB Silutes Vejo Projektai (after reorganization Ð Enefit Wind, UAB).N/AEstonia; Lithuania
Jul-1TGS BalticTGS Baltic helped register Estonian short-term real estate crowdfunding platform EstateGuru in the Public List of Crowdfunding Platform Operators maintained by the Bank of Lithuania.N/AEstonia; Lithuania
Sep-26Cobalt; Ellex (Raidla); Ellex (Valiunas)Cobalt advised Silberauto on the sale of its enterprises in Estonia and Lithuania to Scandinavian vehicle dealer Veho. Ellex advised Veho on the deal.N/AEstonia; LithuaniaHere
Nov-4Cobalt; SorainenSorainen advised Nordea Bank and DNB on financing they provided to the Luminor Group to develop Luminor's lending activities and group liquidity buffers and to refinance existing debt. Cobalt advised Luminor on the deal.N/AEstonia; LithuaniaHere
Mar-25Avance Attorneys; Manheimer SwartlingMannheimer Swartling and Avance Attorneys advised the Finnish investment company CapMan on divestment of Maintpartner's operations in Finland, Estonia, and Poland to the maintenance and facility management company Caverion.N/AEstonia; PolandHere
Jun-24Clifford Chance; Dentons; Ellex (Raidla)Ellex Raidla and Clifford Chance advised Enefit Green, a subsidiary of Eesti Energia, on its acquisition of 20 solar park projects in Poland from GEO Group's subsidiaries. Dentons' advised the GEO Group on the deal.EUR17.3millionEstonia; PolandHere
Nov-18Njord; TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised the shareholders of Tallinn-based Eesti Digiraamatute Keskus on the sale of a majority shareholding to Russia publisher OOO Litres. Njord advised the buyer.N/AEstonia; RussiaHere
Jan-2Allen & Overy; Shearman & SterlingSherman & Sterling has advised Titan Cement on its offering of EUR 250 million guaranteed notes, as well as its cash tender offer for its outstanding guaranteed notes, as well as in connection with the re-opening of a Reg S offering of fixed rate, guaranteed, high yield, non-U.S. dollar-denominated, senior notes. Allen & Overy was counsel to lead underwriter HSBC.N/AGreeceHere
Jan-21Kyriakides Georgopoulos; Watson Farley & WilliamsWatson Farley & Williams advised the National Bank of Greece on a ten year non-recourse acquisition financing of EUR 357 million to a consortium of Snam, Enagas, and Fluxys to fund approximately 65% of the consideration for the consortium's acquisition of a 66% stake in Hellenic Gas Transmission System Operator S.A. Kyriakides Georgopoulos advised the consortium.EUR357millionGreeceHere
Jan-30Ashurst; Bernitsas; Koutalidis; White & CaseWhite & Case and Greece's Koutalidas law firm advised Alpha Bank A.E. on its sale of a mixed pool of non-performing loans to Greek SMEs to a consortium of funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management and the IFC, as well as its sale, together with Alpha Bank's wholly-owned group company Alpha Leasing S.A., of repossessed real estate assets in Greece. Ashurst and Bernitsas advised the buyers.N/AGreeceHere
Feb-1DrakopoulosDrakopoulos helped the Noxell Corporation, the proprietor of the Max Factor trademark, secure a customs seizure of counterfeits in Thessaloniki.N/AGreece
Feb-1DrakopoulosDrakopoulos helped Estee Lauder, the proprietor of the MAC trademark, secure a customs seizure of counterfeits in Thessaloniki.N/AGreece
Feb-7DrakopoulosDrakopoulos is representing Hellenic Shipyards in ICC arbitration proceedings against the Hellenic Republic.N/AGreeceHere
Feb-20DrakopoulosDrakopoulos advised Asics on a parallel import case related to the import of genuine Asics products from Turkey into the EU.N/AGreece
Mar-11Kyriakides GeorgopoulosThe Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm advised a consortium consisting of Snam, Enagas, and Fluxys on a >10-year non-recourse acquisition financing corresponding to approximately 65% of the enterprise value to fund the acquisition, through Senfluga Energy Infrastructure Holdings, of a 66% stake of the Hellenic Gas Transmission System Operator S.A.N/AGreeceHere
Mar-19KLCGreece's KLC Law Firm successfully represented France's Vinci Construction Grands Projets SAS before the Hellenic Competition Commission.N/AGreeceHere
Apr-3Karatzas & PartnersKaratzas & Partners acted as Greek legal advisers on the successful completion of TAP's EUR 3.9 billion project financing.EUR3.9billionGreeceHere
June-3Papapolitis & Papapolitis; Reed SmithReed Smith advised the EBRD on a EUR 55 million loan to Invel Real Estate to support its purchase of a 32.7% stake in Pangea from the National Bank of Greece. Papapolitis & Papapolitis advised Invel.EUR55millionGreeceHere
June-10Alexiou Kosmopoulos Law Firm; Drakopoulos; Lambadarios Law Firm; Zepos & YannopoulosDrakopoulos advised Brook Lane Special Situations Fund on its EUR 95.3 million acquisition of 100% of the share capital of a company owning a real estate portfolio consisting of five prime income office real estate assets from Alpha Bank. Zepos & Yannopoulos advised Brook Lane Special Situations Fund on the financial documentation. The Lambadarios Law Firm advised Alpha bank. The Alexiou Kosmopoulos Law Firm advised Eurobank - the financing bank.EUR95.3millionGreece
June-17Karatzas & Partners; Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & Mccloy; White & CaseWhite & Case advised Intrum AB on the EUR 328 million acquisition and hive-down of the Recovery Banking Unit of Piraeus Bank. Karatzas & Partners and Milbank advised Piraeus Bank.EUR328millionGreeceHere
July-10Bernitsas; Clifford Chance; Papadimitriou - Pimblis & PartnersClifford Chance and Bernitsas advised MediaMarktSaturn on the restructuring of its Greek operations and the establishment of a joint venture with the Olympia Group to cover the Greek and Cypriot markets. Papadimitriou - Pimblis & Partners advised Olympia on the deal.N/AGreeceHere
July-11Lambadarios Law Firm; Watson Farley & Williams; White & CaseWhite & Case advised the National Bank of Greece on the financing of Elsewedy Electric's acquisition of a portfolio of five windfarms and two hydroelectric plants in Greece from the RF Energy Feidakis Group. The Lambadarios Law Firm advised Elsewedy both on the financing and on the underlying acquisition, and Watson, Farley & Williams advised the RF Energy Feidakis Group.N/AGreeceHere
July-31Bernitsas; Zepos & YannopoulosZepos & Yannopoulos advised Eurobank Ergasias S.A., on its agreement with Celidoria for the sale of 95% of the mezzanine and junior notes issued by Pillar. Bernitsas Law advised Celidoria on the deal.EUR2billionGreeceHere
Aug-1Norton Rose FulbrightNorton Rose Fulbright advised Alpha Bank, Eurobank Ergasias, and National Bank of Greece on the approximately EUR 117 million non-recourse refinancing of the Agios Georgios wind farm on the islet of Agios Georgios in the Athens metropolitan area.EUR117millionGreeceHere
Aug-1Drakopoulos; Papapolitis & PapapolitisDrakopoulos advisedÊVictini Logistics Park S.A. onÊthe saleÊofÊitsÊparticipation andÊinterestsÊin the ownership and managementÊof a logistics warehouse in Aspropyrgos Attica to a Luxembourgish real estate fund. Papapolitis & Papapolitis advised the buyer.EUR1.5millionGreece
Aug-14Papapolitis & PapapolitisPapapolitis & Papapolitis advised the Soho House hotel chain on its acquisition of the Scorpios Beach Club and San Giorgio Hotel on Mykonos.N/AGreeceHere
Aug-15Papapolitis & PapapolitisPapapolitis & Papapolitis advised London & Regional Properties on its acquisition of the Titania Hotel in Athens.N/AGreeceHere
Aug-15Zepos & YannopoulosZepos & Yannopoulos advised Orkla Food Ingredients AS on its takeover bid of all shares of Athens Exchange-listed Stelios Kanakis S.A.EUR32.7millionGreeceHere
Aug-16Papapolitis & Papapolitis_Papapolitis & Papapolitis advised lead underwriters Eurobank S.A. and Piraeus Bank S.A. on the EUR 175 million Attica Holdings bond issuance.EUR175millionGreeceHere
Aug-16Zepos & YannopoulosZepos & Yannopoulos is advising a consortium of funds advised by affiliates of Centerbridge Partners and Elliott Advisors on their acquisition of a secured NPL portfolio of approximately 12,800 secured non-performing small business lending and SME loans with an outstanding principal amount of approximately EUR 0.9 billion from NBG SA.EUR0.9billionGreeceHere
Aug-22Karatzas & Partners; Zepos & YannopoulosZepos & Yannopoulos advised CarVal Investors in its acquisition of an unsecured non-performing portfolio of credit cards, consumer loans, small business loans, and small & medium enterprises loans with a total principal amount of almost EUR 1.2 billion from the National Bank of Greece. NBG was advised by Karatzas & Partners.EUR1.2billionGreeceHere
Sep-25Bahr; Wikborg Rein; Zepos & YannopoulosZepos & Yannopoulos advised both the buyer and the seller on Greek aspects of the acquisition by MacGregor, a subsidiary of Cargotec Oyj, of the marine and offshore businesses of TTS Group ASA. Norway's Wikborg Rein law firm advised TTS Group ASA and Norway's Bahr law firm advised Cargotec's MacGregor.EUR87millionGreeceHere
Oct-17KLCKLC acted as external legal counsel to the European Investment Bank on its set-up of the Infrastructure Fund of Funds, designed to finance projects in the areas of energy efficiency, renewable energy, and sustainable urban infrastructure with funds up to a total amount of EUR 450 million.EUR450millionGreeceHere
Oct-17KLCKLC was appointed as external legal counsel to the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund in relation to recent corporate governance reforms adopted by an unidentified Greek systemic bank.N/AGreeceHere
Oct-18AnagnostopoulosThe IAG law firm in Greece successfully represented the Board of Alpha Bank before the Athens Court of Appeals in a dispute involving charges of breach of trust in relation to multi-million loans granted to a well-known publishing company.N/AGreeceHere
Oct-24Ballas, Pelecanos & Associates; Lambadarios Law FirmBallas, Pelecanos & Associates and the Lambadarios Law Firm helped Leidos Inc triumph in arbitration with the Hellenic Republic, bringing a decade-long dispute involving the C4I Olympic Security System for the 2004 Athens Olympic Games to a close.N/AGreeceHere
Oct-24Kyriakides GeorgopoulosThe Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm advised EIB, Alpha Bank, and the National Bank of Greece on what the firm is describing as "the first-ever secondary PPP Deal in Greece."N/AGreeceHere
Oct-25Kelemenis & Co; Zepos & YannopoulosZepos & Yannopoulos advised DECA Investments AIFM, the investment manager of Luxembourg's Diorama fund, on the acquisition of a minority stake in an unidentified generics pharmaceutical development group.N/AGreeceHere
Nov-4KoutalidisThe Koutalidis law firm advised a consortium of banks led by Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan on a EUR 525 million high-yield bond issue by WIND Hellas group and on the signing of a new EUR 75 million revolving credit facility.EUR525millionGreeceHere
Nov-5KoutalidisThe Koutalidis law firm advised a consortium of banks led by Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse on a EUR 500 million fixed-rate unsecured bond issue and tender for notes purchase by Hellenic Petroleum. The bonds are listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.EUR500millionGreeceHere
Nov-12Machas & PartnersMachas & Partners advised Greece's EUROXX Securities S.A. on the delisting of its shares from the Alternative Market and its listing on the Main Market of the ATHEX Stock Exchange.N/AGreeceHere
Nov-13Zepos & YannopoulosZepos & Yannopoulos is advising Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment, a US gaming industry group, on its participation in an international tender for the concession of a casino operating license in the Hellinikon - Ag. Kosmas Metropolitan Pole, which was launched in February 2019 by the Hellenic Gaming Commission.N/AGreeceHere
Nov-18Freshfields; Kyriakides GeorgopoulosKyriakides Georgopoulos and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer advised the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund on a long-term strategic partnership between Piraeus Bank and Intrum and the establishment of a credit management servicer in Greece.N/AGreeceHere
Nov-19KoutalidisKoutalidis advised the Southbridge Europe Mezzanine investment fund and other unidentified sellers on the sale of the Arivia group to Upfield.N/AGreeceHere
Nov-19KLCThe KLC Law Firm advised Forum S.A., a Greek company specialized in the field of trade show organizations and trade magazine publications, on its acquisition of an 80% stake in the NuernbergMesse Group.N/AGreeceHere
Dec-27Alexiou Kosmopoulos Law Firm; Drakopoulos; Korina Fassouli Grafanaki & Associates Law FirmDrakopoulos advised Brook Lane Special Situations Fund on the acquisition and financing of 100% of the share capital of Ippon Real Estate S.A., a company owning a building located on Kifisias Avenue that is leased out to PWC Business Solutions SA. The Korina Fassouli Grafanaki & Associates Law Firm advised the seller. The Alexiou Kosmopoulos Law Firm advised Eurobank - the financing bank.EUR17.3millionGreece
Apr-1DrakopoulosDrakopoulos advised Bluebigbox 3, a company wholly owned byÊAIM-listedÊSecure Property Development & Investment, on the termination of a services agreement with EMEU Property Services.N/AGreece; Romania
Jan-1Danubia; Szecskay Attorneys at LawSzecskay Attorneys at Law successfully defended Richter Gedeon Nyrt. against Pfizer's claim for patent infringement related to the marketing of a pharmaceutical product containing sildenafil (generic Viagra). Danubia represented PfizerN/AHungary
Jan-9Cerha Hempel; JalsovszkyCerha Hempel advised Vienna-based real estate investor CA Immo on the sale of the special purpose vehicle that owns the Duna Center shopping mall in Gyor, Hungary, to Indotek. The Jalsovszky Law Firm advised the buyers on the deal.N/AHungaryHere
Jan-9Ban, S. Szabo & Partners; JalsovszkyJalsovszky advised Agocs es Fiai Kft., founder of Porfestek Kft., on the sale of Porfestek's line of business relating to the distribution of powder-paint products to St Powder Coatings. The St Powder group, through a holding company, also acquired the 8,688 square meter property of Agocs es Fiai. Ban, S. Szabo & Partners advised the buyers.N/AHungary
Jan-10Taylor WessingTaylor Wessing Budapest, working with lawyers from America's Nixon Peabody law firm, helped persuade the United States Supreme Court to uphold a lower court's ruling that US courts lack jurisdiction over the Hungarian State in a lawsuit involving the attempted restitution of artworks that once belonged to the Herzog Collection.N/AHungaryHere
Jan-15CMS; DLA Piper; NoerrNoerr advised K&H Bank on the financing of the Wing Groups' acquisition of the "Siemens Offices" real estate complex in Budapest from Siemens. CMS advised Siemens on the acquisition itself, and DLA Piper advised Wing.N/AHungaryHere
Jan-25Deloitte Legal; PontesDeloitte Legal advised K&H Bank on long-term non-recourse project financing provided to Photon Energy Group for Photon Energy's 11.5 MWp proprietary PV power plant portfolio in Hungary. Pontes Budapest advised Photo Energy on the deal.N/AHungaryHere
Jan-25NoerrNoerr advised the EIB on financing provided to the Hungarian automotive technology company Almotive.N/AHungaryHere
Jan-25NoerrNoerr Budapest advised Hiventures on its investment in Oriana International, a Hungarian company providing low-code platform development and partnering in domestic and international sales.N/AHungaryHere
Jan-28Simmons & Simmons; Szecskay Attorneys at LawSzecskay Attorneys at Law secured a EUR 73 million victory at an ICSID tribunal on behalf of French food services company Sodexo Pass International in an arbitration against Hungary. Simmons & Simmons acted as French counsel to Sodexo.EUR73millionHungary
Jan-30Deloitte LegalDeloitte Legal helped Germany's ABO Wind AG launch a 5.2 MW solar power plant to the south of Debrecen in Hungary.N/AHungaryHere
Jan-30Kapolyi Law FirmThe Kapolyi Law Firm assisted the CyBERG Corp. the owner of Budapest's Kajahu "social digital' restaurant chain, with its initial placement of shares on the Budapest Stock Exchange's BSE Xtend mid-market and their introduction to trading.N/AHungaryHere
Feb-4Noerr; Wolf TheissNoerr advised AEW Europe on the acquisition financing of the Luxus Aruhaz retail unit at Vorosmarty square in the heart of Budapest. The transaction was financed by UniCredit Bank AG Vienna, which was represented by Wolf Theiss.N/AHungaryHere
Feb-14Kapolyi Law FirmKapolyi advised AutoWallis Plc., a new company of the Wallis Group specializing on automotive investments, on its February 7, 2019 IPO and listing on the Budapest Stock Exchange.N/AHungaryHere
Feb-15CMS; Freshfields; Noerr; Szecskay Attorneys at LawNoerr and lead counsel CMS Germany advised ElringKlinger on Hungarian aspects of the EUR 350 million group level financing obtained from a consortium of banks led by Commerzbank AG, Deutsche Bank AG, and Landesbank Baden-Wurttemberg. Freshfields Germany and Szecskay Attorneys at Law advised the lenders.EUR350millionHungary
Feb-20NoerrNoerr's Budapest office advised ErlingKlinger AG, a Frankfurt stock exchange listed innovative car part manufacturer, on its financing by a syndicate consisting of Commerzbank, Landesbank Baden-Wurttemberg, Deutsche Bank, DZ Bank, HSBC, and Banque Europeenne du Credit Mutuel.N/AHungaryHere
Feb-25DLA PiperDLA Piper advised Hanon Systems Hungary Kft. on the built-to-suit lease of a logistic property to be developed in Hungary.N/AHungary
Feb-28Act Legal (Ban & Karika)Ban & Karika Attorneys at Law, the Hungarian member of the Act Legal alliance, has been selected to provide and coordinate legal assistance to Air France-KLM in 11 countries.N/AHungaryHere
Feb-28DLA Piper; Tenk Law FirmDLA Piper advised McDonald's Restaurant Operations, Inc. on the sale of its operations in Hungary. The Tenk Law Firm advised the buyer.N/AHungary
Mar-4CMS; OppenheimOppenheim advised investment firm AEW on its acquisition of two mixed-use buildings on Budapest's historic Andrassy avenue from an undisclosed seller. CMS advised the seller on the deal.N/AHungaryHere
Mar-5KPMG Legal; OppenheimOppenheim advised the Beghelli Group on the sale of Klotild Palace, an English neo-baroque building in Budapest's 5th district currently housing the Buddha-Bar Hotel Budapest, to ABA Gate Hungary Kft., a company owned by private investors from Qatar. KPMG Legal advised the buyer.EUR48millionHungaryHere
Mar-26Allen & Overy; Dentons; DLA PiperDentons' Budapest office advised Hungarian online consumer electronics retailer Extreme Digital and its shareholders in connection with Extreme Digital's merger with eMAG Hungary -- a member of South Africa's Naspers Group. Allen & Overy and DLA Piper advised eMAG on the deal.N/AHungaryHere
Mar-26Bird & Bird; OppenheimOppenheim advised Immofinanz on its sale of the Arpad Center office building in Budapest to asset and property management company ConvergenCE. Bird & Bird advised ConvergenCE on the deal.N/AHungaryHere
Mar-29Baker McKenzieBaker McKenzie advised MET Renewables AG on the establishment of a joint venture with Gazprom Neft-owned NIS, after helping MET acquire a 50% share in a Serbian wind farm project from an unidentified third party.N/AHungaryHere
Apr-1Szecskay Attorneys at LawSzecskay Attorneys at Law helped Invitel gain the approval of the Hungarian Competition Authority for its acquisition of a business division of Penta Kft.N/AHungary
Apr-30Lakatos, Koves & Partners; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & FlomLakatos, Koves & Partners, together with Skadden Arps, advised US-based international HR consultant Spencer Stuart on its acquisition of the Hungarian assets of a consulting business from AON Hewitt.N/AHungary
May-6Sarhegyi & PartnersSarhegyi & Partners advised GrECo Direct Holding AG on its acquisition of Hungarian insurance broker portal Biztositas.hu from Netrisk.hu, MCI Private Ventures Fund, and AMC Capital IV Net.N/AHungaryHere
May-6Sarhegyi & PartnersSarhegyi & Partners advised the Hungarian Export-Import Bank on the issue of a second tranche of a EUR 40 million domestic bond program arranged by ERSTE Investments Hungary.EUR40millionHungaryHere
May-6Sarhegyi & PartnersSarhegyi & Partners advised the Ministry of Innovation of Technology of Hungary on the EUR 30 million acquisition of 20% of Hungarian steel products manufacturer Ozdi Steelworks Ltd, a subsidiary of German steel products manufacturer Max Aicher GmbH & Co. KG.N/AHungaryHere
May-17Act Legal (Ban & Karika)Ban and Karika Attorneys at Law in cooperation with Act Legal advised the Share Now car-sharing service on its entrance into Budapest.N/AHungaryHere
May-17DLA Piper; Morgan LewisDLA Piper advised Paradox Pictures LLC and Hungary's SB Films Kft on the production of the theatrical motion picture "Terminator". Morgan Lewis Bockius was the US advisor to Paradox Pictures.N/AHungary
Jun-3Kinstellar; Szecsenyi & PartnersSzecsenyi and Partners advised Wing Holding Zrt. on the purchase of the Liget Center office building in Budapest from the M7 Central European Real Estate Fund I, managed by M7 Real Estate. Kinstellar advised the seller on the deal.N/AHungaryHere
Jun-7SchoenherrSchoenherr conducted due diligence for Russmedia International AG, a Liechtenstein-based company that invests in digital marketplaces and aggregators as well as SaaS solutions, on Dating Central Europe Zrt, a Hungary-based operator of online dating websites, which Russmedia acquired from Gran Private Equity Zrt.N/AHungary
Jun-21Lakatos, Koves & PartnersLakatos Koves & Partners advised Hungarian Real Estate Financing Zrt., a member of the Indotek Group, on its acquisition in a public state tender of a portfolio of claims against 11 credit institutions from the National Deposit Insurance Fund.N/AHungaryHere
Jun-25HBK PartnersHBK Partners advised MKB Bank on the listing of its shares on the Budapest Stock Exchange.HUF100billionHungaryHere
Aug-14Schmidt Law OfficeThe Schmidt Law Office successfully represented the interests of Hungary's Tibor Trans Ltd. before the European Court of Justice in its demand for damages resulting from a purported cartel of six truck manufacturers that operated to fix prices of medium and heavy trucks.N/AHungaryHere
Aug-30DLA Piper; Sheridans; TBCDLA Piper advised Samsung Catalyst Fund on its USD 11 million investment in Hungarian startup Commsignia. Sheridans advised on UK matters and TBC advised on US matters.USD11millionHungary
Sep-2Csetneki; NoerrNoerr advised Hungarian-based online travel portal Szallas.hu on its take-over of the MaiUtazas Group travel portal in a combined share and asset deal transaction. The acquisitions were financed with Szallas.hu's internal resources, as well as capital from the equity funds of Szallas.hu's owner, OTP Bank. The Csetneki Law Firm advised MaiUtazas Group on the deal.N/AHungaryHere
Sep-5Bird & Bird; OppenheimOppenheim advised Immofinanz on the sale of the Central Business Center office building in Budapest's 2nd district to ConvergenCE. Bird & Bird advised ConvergenCE.N/AHungaryHere
Sep-9Baker McKenzie; CMS; DLA PiperCMS advised GTC Hungary on the sale of the White House office building in Budapest to Warburg-HIH Invest Real Estate. Warburg-HIH was advised by Baker McKenzie, and DLA Piper advised the financing banks.N/AHungaryHere
Sep-13Baker McKenzie; KinstellarBaker McKenzie Budapest advised Hungarian entrepreneur Stefan Fritsch on his sale of 61% of the 11 Entertainment Group to the Genesis Private Equity Fund III, a private equity fund advised by Genesis Capital. Kinstellar advised Genesis Capital on the deal.N/AHungaryHere
Sep-17CMS; HBK PartnersCMS Hungary advised Balbec Capital and Momentum Credit Zrt, a Hungarian joint venture owned by Balbec Capital and the APS Group, on the purchase of MKB Bank Nyrt's non-performing retail mortgage loan portfolio. MKB Bank was advised by HBK Partners on the transaction.EUR75millionHungaryHere
Sep-18CMS; JalsovszkyThe Jalsovszky law firm advised Hungarian-based integrated business management and administration software distributor Libra Szoftver Zrt. on its take-over of VT-Soft Kft. from Unit4 Software NV. CMS Budapest advised the sellers on the deal.N/AHungaryHere
Sep-20BLS; CMSCMS Hungary advised OTP Bank Plc. in its capacity as arranger of Pannonia Bio's issuance of the first Hungarian forint bond in line with the Bond Funding for Growth Scheme announced by the Central Bank of Hungary. BLS represented Pannonia Bio.N/AHungaryHere
Sep-26CMSCMS Budapest advised the Bank of China on raising the credit line of Hungary's MVM power company from EUR 250 million to EUR 350 million and extending it by two years, until 2026.fromEUR250milliontoEUR350millionHungaryHere
Sep-26EY Law; JalsovszkyEY Law advised Austria's List Group on the sale of the Deli Point Office Building in the 12th District of Budapest to Central European Ingatlanalap, a legal entity belonging to the Idotek-Group. The Jalsovszky Law Firm advised the buyers.N/AHungaryHere
Sep-30DRD Ugyvedi Tarsulas; Lakatos, Koves & PartnersLakatos Koves & Partners advised Munich-based GLL, part of the Macquarie Group, on the sale of the Roosevelt Office Center on Szechenyi Square in Budapest to the OTP Real Estate Fund. The buyers were advised by DRD Ugyvedi Tarsulas.N/AHungaryHere
October-8DLA PiperDLA Piper assisted Kodak Ltd. with its participation in a public procurement procedure launched by the Hungarian Film Fund.N/AHungary
October-28Jalsovszky; Peremiczki And TuriPeremiczki & Turi advised LV Invest Befekteto and Terracotta on the sale of Terracotta Kfr and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Terra-Tozeg Kft, to a group of unidentified private investors. The buyers were advised by Jaslovszky.N/AHungaryHere
November-9Herbert Smith Freehills; White & CaseWhite & Case advised Hungarian energy firm MOL on its USD 1.57 billion acquisition of Chevron's stake in an oilfield in Azerbaijan. Herbert Smith Freehills advised Chevron on the deal.USD1.57billionHungaryHere
November-11DLA PiperDLA Piper advised Opus Global Nyrt. on the listing of its newly issued shares on the Budapest Stock Exchange.N/AHungary
November-19DLA Piper; Dr. Zsolt Szita; Lanchidi & PartnersDLA Piper advised Vanessa Research and its Hungarian subsidiary on a change of ownership and company structure. The sell-side of the transaction was advised by Zsolt Szita and Lanchidi & Partners.N/AHungaryHere
Nov-22Kinstellar; Lakatos, Koves & PartnersLakatos, Koves & Partners advised the Indotek Group on its acquisition of Hungary's Miskolc Plaza, Duna Plaza, Gyor Plaza, and Corvin Plaza shopping centers from Klepierre. Kinstellar advised the sellers.N/AHungaryHere
Dec-6Allen & Overy; Hengeler Mueller; Lakatos, Koves & PartnersIn the context of E.ON's purchase of Innogy SE from RWE, Lakatos Koves & Partners, together with Hengeler Mueller, advised Innogy SE in relation to the indirect and direct acquisition by E.ON of the Hungarian electricity service providers Elmu & Emasz Nyrt. The mandatory takeover offer completed on 6 December 2019. Allen & Overy advised E.ONN/AHungary
Dec-19Jalsovszky; NoerrJalsovszky advised the Infogroup Group on its acquisition of the Technik Park Heliport industrial park in Kecskemet from the Kecskemet Municipal Development Fund. Noerr advised the sellers.N/AHungary
Dec-26Deloitte Legal; Travers Smith; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss worked alongside lead counsel Travers Smith in advising TA Associates on an unspecified investment in Netrisk, a Hungarian online independent insurance marketplace. Netrisk and existing investor MCI Capital were advised by Deloitte Legal.N/AHungaryHere
Dec-30Deloitte LegalDeloitte Legal advised Hungarian web-based insurance broker Netrisk and its majority shareholder, MCI.EuroVentures 1.0., on Netrisk's acquisition of a 100% stake in Biztositas.hu Biztositasi Alkusz Kft., a Hungarian online insurance agent.N/AHungaryHere
Jan-1CEE-Lawyers LP; KinstellarKinstellar advised Logicor on the sale of a 4,170 square meter logistics warehouse in Jaszbereny, Hungary, to an entity selected via a tender process. CEE-Lawyers LP advised the buyer.N/AHungary
Jun-1Baker McKenzie; KinstellarKinstellar advised M7 Real Estate on the sale by the M7 Central European Real Estate Fund I, of the Aerozone Logistics Park in Budapest to South Africa's JTRoss Property Group. Baker McKenzie advised the buyer.N/AHungary
Jun-1Kinstellar; Nora NagyKinstellar advised Lindstrom Oy on the acquisition of the business and assets of Salzol Kft. Solo practitioner Nora Nagy advised the seller.N/AHungary
Jul-19KinstellarKinstellar advised Skanska Hungary on the sale of the Nordic Light Trio office building in Budapest to South Korean real estate investment trust JR AMC.EUR41millionHungary
Feb-28Lakatos, Koves & PartnersLakatos, Koves & Partners advised Photon Energy on its acquisition of the PV company Optisolar.N/AHungary, Czech Republic
Jun-1Szecskay Attorneys at LawSzecskay Attorneys at Law represented Austria's Snohetta in the course of the tender and the negotiations of a design contract published by The Centre for Priority Government Investments for the Budapest Southern City Gate Development Master Plan preparation.EUR1.8millionHungary; Austria
Mar-15CMS; Gide Loyrette Nouel; King & Spalding; Kinstellar; Python; SSW Pragmatic Solutions; Vischer; Wolf TheissGide Poland, Wolf Theiss Hungary, Switzerland's Python law firm, and King & Spalding Germany advised Steinhoff International Holdings on the sale of its European companies to the Cotta Group. The buyer was advised by SSW Solutions.N/AHungary; PolandHere
May-15DLA Piper; HP LegalDLA Piper advised Lampo Kft on the sale of an 80% shareholding in Poli-Farbe Vegyipari Kft., a Hungarian paint producer, to Warsaw Stock Exchange-listed Fabryka Farb i Lakierow Sniezka SA. HP Legal advised the buyer.HUF10BillionHungary; Poland
Jan-4Ellex (Klavins); Fort LegalEllex Klavins has advised commercial real estate fund SG Capital Partners Fund I KS on the acquisition of the SWH Office complex in the central business district of Riga from JSC SWH Grupa. SWH Grupa was advised by Fort Legal.N/ALatviaHere
Jan-6Clifford Chance; TGS BalticTGS Baltic, working alongside Clifford Chance's Belgium office, assisted Belgian investment group Straco with the acquisition of AS Greenyard Horticulture Latvia as part of the acquisition of the horticulture segment from Greenyard in Belgium, France, Poland, Ukraine, and Latvia.EUR120millionLatvia
Jan-7SorainenSorainen has advised Hili Properties on its acquisition of SIA Tirdzniecibas Centrs "Dole" from AMD Holding. The target company is the owner and operator of the Dole shopping center in Riga, which has a total leasable area of 8,000 square meters.N/ALatviaHere
Jan-9TGS BalticThe Riga office of TGS Baltic has assisted Finland's Nordea Bank Abp register a change of the pledgee in a commercial pledge provided by OneMed from Sweden's Nordea Bank AB to Nordea Bank Abp as the result of the Nordea Group's relocation of its head office from Sweden to Finland in the form of a cross-border merger of the bank into its wholly-owned Finnish subsidiary.EUR154.48millionLatviaHere
Jan-10TGS BalticTGS Baltic has assisted AS Augstsprieguma Tikls obtain merger clearance by the Latvian Competition Council for its potential acquisition of a decisive influence over AS Conexus Baltic Grid.N/ALatviaHere
Jan-17Ellex (Raidla); Grant ThorntonEllex Raidla advised Ichiban OU on the sale of Auto Forte Tallinn OU, the retailer of Peugeot and Hyundai in Tallinn, to United Motors AS. Grant Thornton Baltic advised United Motors on the deal.N/ALatviaHere
Jan-18Cobalt; Ellex (Klavins)Cobalt advised Corum Origin on the acquisition and leaseback transaction of the ELKO Group headquarters office and warehouse in Riga for EUR 14.6 million. Ellex Klavins advised ELKO Group on the sale.EUR14.6millionLatviaHere
Jan-18Cobalt; Deloitte Legal; Sorainen; TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised Expobank CZ a.s.on the financing of the acquisition by Astor Group Latvia of the shares of SIA Polar Bek Daugava, owner of the Radisson Blu Daugava Hotel, from PBR Hotel.N/ALatviaHere
Jan-25CobaltCobalt has assisted AS Eves Agro on its "inclusion" of SIA Palsa under a special Latvian process.N/ALatviaHere
Jan-25Ellex (Klavins); Primus DerlingPrimus Derling advised the Lumi Retail Property Fund on its acquisition of the shares of SIA Anninmuizas Iela, owner of the Anninmuizasa retail shopping center in Riga, from Latvian investment fund Hipo Latvijas Nekustama Ipasuma Fonds I, which was advised by Ellex Klavins.N/ALatviaHere
Jan-28SorainenSorainen Latvia is providing legal assistance to Tiesu Namu Agentura in an open competition for the design, construction, and supervision of a new prison complex in the western Latvian city of Liepaja.N/ALatviaHere
Jan-30Primus DerlingPrimus Derling assisted ALD Automotive, SIA with the development of a new consumer car rental product.N/ALatviaHere
Feb-5Primus DerlingPrimus Derling helped Skoda Vagonka, the manufacturer of electric passenger trains, draft an application to challenge the decision of Latvia's Pasazieru Vilciens public transport service provider relating to its decision to award a tender to deliver passenger trains and related equipment to another bidder.N/ALatviaHere
Feb-5TGS BalticTGS Baltic helped Poland's MCI.PrivateVentures Fundusz Inwestycyjny Zamkni_ty and sub-fund MCI.TechVentures 1.0 obtain the permission of Latvia's Competition Council for its acquisition of sole control over Morele.net.Sp. z.o.o.N/ALatviaHere
Feb-28CobaltCobalt advised joint lead managers Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Citi, and Goldman Sachs International on the issue of a 30-year Eurobond by the Republic of Latvia in a total amount of EUR 700 million.EUR700millionLatviaHere
Mar-8Deloitte Legal; Ellex (Klavins)Ellex Latvia advised Silverlake Axis Ltd on the acquisition of 80% of the equity interest in SIA X Infotech Group. Deloitte Legal advised Novaltisco Investments Limited, a shareholder of SIA X Infotech Group, on the sale.N/ALatviaHere
Mar-11Kronbergs Cukste Levin; Uria MenendezKronbergs Cukste Levin and Uria Menendez successfully represented the European Central Bank in front of the European Court of Justice in a case against the Republic of Latvia involving security measures it took against the Governor of Latvijas Banka Ilmars Rimsevics.N/ALatviaHere
Mar-20Ellex (Klavins); Glimstedt; Titov & PartnersEllex Klavins provided Latvian advice and Titov & Partners provided Swedish advice to Latvian Forest Company AB on the sale of Its operating subsidiaries to the Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA group, which was advised by Glimstedt.N/ALatviaHere
Mar-21CobaltThe Riga office of Cobalt helped SIA M257 obtain a commission for Akropole projects from the City of Riga's construction authority.N/ALatviaHere
Apr-17Penningtons Manches; TGS Baltic; VingeTGS Baltic, working with Sweden's Vinge as lead counsel, advised Swedish Bergs Timber AB on the acquisition of Latvia's Vika Wood and Byko-lat, Estonia's EWP AS and Laesti AS, and the UK's Norvik Shipping from Iceland Norvik. Penningtons Manches advised Bergs Timber AB on UK matters.EUR70millionLatvia
Apr-18TGS BalticTGS Baltic helped Apranga APB establish subsidiary Apranga HLV SIA, which will operate Zara Home stores in Latvia.EUR50000LatviaHere
Apr-23TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised SIA M257 on the opening of Akropole, a shopping and leisure mall in Riga.EUR180millionLatviaHere
May-2Skrastins & DzenisSkrastins & Dzenis successfully represented the SIA U-R-A Architectural Studio in a dispute with a contractor.N/ALatviaHere
May-6TGS BalticTGS Baltic successfully represented the shareholders of the AS Grindeks pharmaceutical company in Latvia's appellate court against a claim by VAS Privatizacijas Agentura arising from Grindeks' alleged failure to make a mandatory buy-back offer.EUR1.9millionLatviaHere
May-14CobaltCobalt is advising Roche Latvija on the reconstruction of Roche's historic headquarters in Riga, as well as on an agreement with Italian contractor Novatek to level the building.EUR5millionLatviaHere
May-28Ellex (Klavins)Ellex Klavins advised alternative investment fund manager SIA SG Capital Partners AIFP on raising investments for the commercial real estate fund SG Capital Partners Fund I KS it manages.EUR80millionLatviaHere
May-29Cobalt; SorainenCobalt Estonia advised venture capital firm Karma Ventures and Sorainen Latvia advised Practica Capital on their co-financing of EUR 5 million series A investment in Sonarworks.EUR5millionLatviaHere
Jun-1Fort Legal; Sorainen; TGS BalticTGS Baltic assisted IRI Investments BV on its ultimately unsuccessful participation in the bidding process for Bergvik Skog forest properties and business in Latvia. Fort Legal advised rival bidder Sodra, which successfully acquired SIA Bergvik Skog and SIA Ruda in November 2018. Sorainen advised the seller, Bergvik Skog.EUR324millionLatvia
Jun-3Ellex (Klavins); SorainenEllex Klavins advised Baltic Horizon on its acquisition of 100% of Tampere Invest SIA, which owns the Galerija Centrs shopping center in Riga, from Linstow AS. Sorainen advised Linstow.EUR75millionLatviaHere
Jun-4CobaltCobalt advised AB SEB Bankas on arranging the EUR 70 million notes issue program of AS Attistibas Finansu Institucija Altum and issuance of EUR 15 million notes with a yield of 0.95%.EUR70millionLatviaHere
Jun-18CobaltCobalt successfully represented the Central Election Commission of Latvia before the Latvian Administrative District Court in a case regarding the cancellation of 2019 EP election results.N/ALatviaHere
Jun-19Primus DerlingPrimus Derling advised Besix ReRe Group on its agreement with Eiropas Dzelzce_a llnijas to develop the complex building design and construct the Rail Baltica Riga railway bridge, earth bank, and Riga Central Passenger Station.EUR430.5millionLatviaHere
Jun-25TGS BalticTGS Baltic Latvia successfully represented insolvent SIA Viesis 2 on its claim of EUR 1,786,655.54 in damages from its former management board members in in order to enable the company to pay creditor's claims and the costs of the insolvency proceedings.EUR1.78millionLatviaHere
Jul-30BDO LegalBDO Law assisted Deichmann Apavi, a subsidiary of German shoe vendor Deichmann SE, on its entrance onto the Latvian market.N/ALatviaHere
Jul-31Cobalt; Dentons; Linklaters; SorainenDentons and Cobalt advised Latvia's airBaltic airline on its July 23, 2019 placement of 200 million euro issue 6.75 percent 5-year bonds. Linklaters and Sorainen advised J.P. Morgan as global coordinator and it and SEB as joint bookrunners.EUR200MillionLatviaHere
Aug-1CobaltCobalt advised real estate development and investment group M.M.M. Projektai on its acquisition of a property in Riga from RE Property SIA.N/ALatviaHere
Aug-19Derling PrimusDerling Primus advised Skoda Vagonka on its agreement with Pasazieru Vilciens for the production and supply of 32 electric trains in Latvia.EUR242millionLatviaHere
Aug-28Fort LegalFort Legal advised private equity fund ZGI-4 on its investment of EUR 2 million in HansaMatrix.EUR2millionLatviaHere
Sep-3NjordNjord Latvia represented AbeBooks Inc. and AbeBooks Europe GmbH, subsidiaries of Amazon Inc., in a dispute with the Latvian operator of a website who allegedly infringed on the copyright of the companies by using text and images taken from the www.abebooks.co.uk website.N/ALatviaHere
Sep-6Ellex (Klavins); TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised Vika Wood and Byko-Lat, members of the Bergs Timber group, on Latvian aspects of a refinancing transaction with Danske Bank and Svensk Exportkredit of senior term and revolving facilities worth SEK 622 million and EUR 12 million, where the Latvian companies acted as guarantors. Ellex advised Danske Bank and Svensk Exportkredit.SEK622millionandEUR12millionLatviaHere
Sep-9TGS BalticTGS Baltic helped Procyone FZE obtain clearance from the Latvian Competition Council for its acquisition of decisive influence over Smart Aviation Holding, the parent company of SmartLynx Airlines.N/ALatviaHere
Sep-10TGS BalticTGS Baltic helped Latvian hotel operator Mogotel register Melliore Asset Management, an alternative investment fund manager, and Melliore EF 1 closed-end AIF (with two sub-funds, Melliore EF 1 and Melliore RF 1), with Latvia's Financial and Capital Market Commission.N/ALatviaHere
Sep-30TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised Latvian board games company SIA Brain Games on its acquisition of Lithuanian board game and toys wholesaler and retailer UAB New Media Publishing.N/ALatviaHere
Oct-9Fort Legal; SorainenSorainen Latvia advised Rpax One on the sale of Baltcom to mobile communications operator Bite Latvija for an undisclosed sum. Fort Legal advised Bite on the transaction.N/ALatviaHere
Oct-10Ellex (Klavins); Fort LegalEllex Klavins advised Eastnine AB on its acquisition of the Valdemara Centrso office property in Riga from Capital Mill. Fort Legal advised the seller on the deal.EUR25millionLatviaHere
Oct-24SorainenSorainen helped the VEFRESH association establish an urban smart solution testing area in the VEF district of Riga.N/ALatviaHere
Oct-29Baker Mckenzie; Cobalt; Cuatrecasas; TGS BalticTGS Baltic and Baker McKenzie advised Inspired, a global premium schools group, on its acquisition of the King's College, a British schools group. Cobalt advised the King's College on limited due diligence and Cuatrecasas advised King's College on the sale.N/ALatviaHere
Nov-15Azanda & Partners; Primus DerlingPrimus Derling advised AJ Power Recycling on the acquisition of 100% of the shares of SIA Latvijas Zalais Fonds. Azanda & Associates advised the sellers on the deal.N/ALatviaHere
Nov-15Azanda & Partners; Primus DerlingPrimus Derling advised AJ Power Recycling on the acquisition of SIA Latvijas Zalais Fonds. Azanda & Associates advised the sellers on the deal.N/ALatviaHere
Nov-15Primus DerlingPrimus Derling advised AS Sakret Holdings on its issuance of 5-year bonds worth almost EUR 4 million and the registration of collateral for them in Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia.EUR4millionLatviaHere
Nov-18Ellex (Klavins)Ellex Klavins successfully represented Deaflympics athlete Maris Grenins before the Supreme Court of the Republic of Latvia, which on November 5th ruled that the Latvian Cabinet of Ministers had acted improperly in making an unusually low cash award to Grenins following his success in the 2013 Summer Deaflympic Games.N/ALatviaHere
Nov-21NjordNjord Latvia successfully represented Grovema BV, a Dutch seller of Liebherr parts and machines, in a dispute with SIA Mark Investa involving invoices for machines and parts that had been delivered but not paid for.N/ALatviaHere
Dec-13CMS; Cobalt; Herbert Smith Freehills; SorainenSorainen Latvia and Herbert Smith Freehills advised MM Capital Infrastructure Fund I, a Marubeni-backed fund, on the acquisition of a 29.06% interest in JSC Conexus Baltic Grid, a unified natural gas transmission and storage operator in Latvia, from Marguerite Gas I. Marguerite was advised by CMS London and Cobalt on the transaction.N/ALatviaHere
Dec-16Eversheds SutherlandEversheds Sutherland Bitans advised ExpressCredit Ltd on its issuance of new notes and on securing the interests of new and existing investors with a commercial pledge in the amount of EUR 40.5 million, held by Eversheds Sutherland Bitans as the collateral agent.EUR40.5millionLatviaHere
Dec-26Cobalt; Lauris LejaCobalt advised BaltCap portfolio company Coffee Address Holding, a vending and coffee service company in the Baltics operating under the Coffee Address brand, on its acquisition of SIA Kafe Serviss - a vending operator in Latvia. Solo practitioner Lauris Leja represented Kafe Serviss on the transaction.N/ALatviaHere
Dec-30Ellex (Klavins)Ellex Klavins advised Eastnine AB on the acquisition of an 11,500 square meter land plot in Riga from the MCity real estate development company.N/ALatviaHere
Dec-31SorainenSorainen is advising UniCredit on its disposal of UniCredit Leasing and its operations in Lithuania and Estonia to Citadele Bank.N/ALatviaHere
Jan-25SorainenSorainen assisted the Bridgestone producer of tires and other rubber products on the implementation of the GDPR in its group company in Latvia and its branch in Lithuania.N/ALatvia; LithuaniaHere
Feb-14Addlaw; Cobalt; GlimstedtGlimstedt advised the Apollo Group on its acquisition of a network of KFC restaurants operating in Lithuania and Latvia from the Cibus Group. Cobalt and Addlaw advised the sellers.N/ALatvia; LithuaniaHere
Jul-1Mannheimer Swartling; Sorainen; TGS Baltic; VingeSorainen and Mannheimer Swartling advised telecommunication company Bite on its agreement with Tele2 to create a shared radio access network in Lithuania and Latvia. TGS Baltic and Vinge advised Tele2.N/ALatvia; LithuaniaHere
Aug-2SorainenSorainen advised Capitalica Baltic Real Estate Fund I on its entrance to the alternative First North market in Lithuania.N/ALatvia; LithuaniaHere
May-1TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised UAB DHL Lietuva on the limits of application of civil liability in a case concerning partial cargo damage during shipping under the provisions of the Hague-Visby Rules and established case-law.EUR20000Lihuania
Jan-4Cobalt; Ellex (Valiunas)Cobalt has advised Practica Capital on the launch of a new venture capital fund, Practica Capital Venture II, which will invest in Baltic innovation and technology-driven ventures, with EUR 15 million of public funds committed by Invega and the rest committed by Practica Capital and other local and international investors. Ellex reportedly advised Invega on the deal.EUR15millionLithuaniaHere
Jan-7Cee AttorneysCEE Attorneys Vilnius has advised the Audejas Group on the planning and reorganization of one a group company.N/ALithuaniaHere
Jan-7CobaltCobalt has successfully represented Evelina Gudzinskaite, the Head of Lithuania's Migration Department, in her challenge to a March 21, 2018 order by the Ministry of the Interior revoking her Class 3 qualification (and thereby reducing her salary by 15%).N/ALithuaniaHere
Jan-7Cobalt; Ellex (Valiunas); SPC LegalCobalt has advised UAB Prosperus Real Estate Fund III on the acquisition of a shopping center in Palanga, Lithuania, from Venturecorp Property Holdings Limited and UAB Capital City Group.N/ALithuaniaHere
Jan-7GlimstedtGlimstedt has advised LitCapital on the launch of a new venture capital fund: the LcX Opportunity Fund.N/ALithuaniaHere
Jan-7Ellex (Valiunas); Motieka & AudzeviciusMotieka & Audzevicius has assisted the Publicum Group with its acquisition of UAB Good One, a SEO and digital marketing services provider in Lithuania.The sellers were private persons and UAB Media Klubas, which was reportedly advised by Ellex Valiunas.N/ALithuaniaHere
Jan-8CEE Attorneys; KPMG LegalCEE Attorneys has advised fabric manufacturer Agne Chomiciene and Malte Holding Aps on the division of UAB Baltijos Tekstile into two parts, and the consequent EUR 4 million sale of the remainder of the company to long-term business partner Gabriel A/S. KPMG Denmark represented Gabriel A/S in the deal.N/ALithuaniaHere
Jan-8Ellex (Valiunas); Motieka & AudzeviciusMotieka & Audzevicius has assisted the Publicum Group with its acquisition of digital marketing agency Socialus Marketingas from private individuals. The sellers were reportedly advised by Ellex Valiunas.N/ALithuaniaHere
Jan-15GlimstedtGlimstedt advised Business Angels Fund I on the launch of Business Angels Fund II with UAB Investiciju Ir Verslo Garantijos.N/ALithuaniaHere
Jan-17Allen & Overy; Arendt & Medernach; Cobalt; Linklaters; SorainenCobalt, working with Linklaters in Poland, Homburger in Switzerland, and Arendt & Medernach in Luxembourg, represented SEB Bank in allocating EUR 80 million financing for the development of Lithuania's joint-stock stevedoring company Klaipedos Smelte. Allen & Overy advises Klaipedos Smelte.EUR80millionLithuaniaHere
Jan-17TGS BalticTGS Baltic assisted Kazimiero Simanaviciaus Universietas, UAB, in the privatization of UAB Kauno Petrasiunu Darbo Rinkos Mokymo Centras.EUR293047Lithuania
Jan-18Donatas Venslavicius; SorainenSorainen advised SBA group company Urban Inventors on the acquisition of a part of the former Kauno Grudai site in Kaunas, Lithuania, from Omina Bona, Antra Kryptis, and Emea Rei Limited. Solo practitioner Donatas Venslavicius advised the sellers on the deal.N/ALithuaniaHere
January-23Cobalt; TGS BalticCobalt advised Lithuanian invoice financing company UAB Debitum Fori on the sale of the company to Dutch factoring company Factris. TGS Baltic advised Factris on the acquisition.N/ALithuaniaHere
January-24TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised Akropolis Group, UAB EUROVAISTINe in negotiations with UAB Mitnija on the renovation of the Akropolis shopping and entertainment center in Vilnius.EUR14millionLithuaniaHere
February-1TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised UAB Eugesta on the acquisition of a majority interest in UAB Armavista.N/ALithuaniaHere
February-1TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised Maxima LT UAB on the development of its mobile application.N/ALithuania
February-1TGS BalticTGS Baltic succesfully defended Lithuanian airports in a case involving the dismissal of one of its senior managers.N/ALithuania
February-6CEE Attorneys; CobaltCobalt advised UAB Cgates on its acquisition of telecommunications company Splius. CEE Attorneys advised the shareholders of Splius on the transaction.N/ALithuaniaHere
February-6Cobalt; Ellex (Valiunas)Cobalt advised Dasos Capital Oy on its acquisition of Euroforest's Lithuanian forest assets. Ellex advised Euroforest Lithuania on the sale.N/ALithuaniaHere
February-8Cobalt; GlimstedtGlimstedt and Cobalt advised Resolution Holdings on its acquisition of real estate brokerage company UAB Luminor Bustas from Luminor bank and on its investment in UAB Trecia Diena.N/ALithuaniaHere
February-11CEE AttorneysCEE Attorneys provided CARGGO with assistance in relocating more than 25 software developers and other tech employees from outside the EU in Lithuania.N/ALithuaniaHere
February-11SorainenSorainen advised fund management on the structuring and incorporation of the Iron Wolf Capital Fund, a limited partnership in Lithuania. The expected size of the fund is over EUR 25 million.EUR25millionLithuaniaHere
February-11TvinsTvins advised asset management company Mundus UAB on the setting up of MUNDUS Mezzanine I, a new closed-end investment fund.N/ALithuaniaHere
February-15GlimstedtGlimstedt advised Investment and Business Guarantees, Ltd (Invega) and Startup Wise Guys, which the firm describes as "one of the most experienced startup accelerators in Europe," on the launch of two venture capital funds in Lithuania.N/ALithuaniaHere
February-20Sorainen; TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised UAB XXT, which is controlled by UAB M.M.M. Projektai, on the sale of the S7 office complex to Eastnine. Sorainen advised Eastnine on the acquisition.EUR128.3millionLithuaniaHere
Feb-21CobaltCobalt helped ValorPay UAB obtain a payment institution license from the Bank of Lithuania.N/ALithuaniaHere
Feb-21SPC LegalSPC Legal, acting on behalf of the Mazeikiai District Municipal Administration, persuaded the Lithuanian Court of Appeal to dismiss the appeal of companies Eikos Statyba and Genra of a procurement process involving a construction project.EUR13millionLithuaniaHere
Feb-28Cobalt; TGS BalticCobalt advised the INVL Baltic Sea Growth Fund, the largest private equity investment fund in the Baltics, on the acquisition by its wholly-owned subsidiary BSGF Sanus of a 70% stake in the InMedica health care clinics chain from the Lithuania SME Fund. TGS Baltic advised the sellers.N/ALithuaniaHere
Feb-28Advokatfirmaet Bahr; CobaltCobalt, working with Advokatfirmaet Bahr, advised Norway's Reitan Convenience AS on its acquisition of 100% of shares in the Caffeine coffee shop chain.N/ALithuania
Feb-28TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised SBA on the termination of Berry Baldai activity.N/ALithuania
Mar-1TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised the Microsoft Corporation on the Lithuanian launch of its new AccountGuard security service, which is tailored for Microsoft Office 365 customers acting in the political area.NALithuania
Mar-1TGS BalticTGS Baltic represented the Lithuanian Cable Television Association in submitting a complaint to Lithuania's Competition Council regarding the predatory pricing of a dominant TV, Internet, and mobile services provider in the country.N/ALithuania
Mar-4Primus Derling; TGS BalticPrimus Derling advised the Eksma Group on the acquisition of the Dvarcioniu Keramika factory building from laser systems manufacturer Sviesos Konversija. TGS Baltic advised Sviesos Konversija.EUR1.5millionLithuaniaHere
Mar-4Glimstedt; SorainenSorainen advised venture capital fund Open Circle Capital on its investment of EUR 170,000 in ad exchange startup SixAds. Glimstedt advised SixAds on the deal.EUR170000LithuaniaHere
Mar-7Balciunas, Grajauskas and Partners; TGS BalticTGS Baltic defended the interests of AB Klaipedos Nafta in a private competition enforcement case involving allegations of damages amounting to approximately EUR 5 million. The claimant, UAB Kroviniu Terminalas, claimed that AB Klaipedos Nafta has abused its dominant position in the market of loading and storage of certain petroleum products. Balciunas, Grajauskas and Partners represented UAB Kroviniu Terminalas.EUR5millionLithuania
Mar-8SorainenSorainen helped global marketing tech company Supermetrics establish its office in Lithuania.N/ALithuaniaHere
Mar-11SorainenSorainen advised venture capital fund Open Circle Capital on its investment of EUR 300,000 in the Whatagraph platform.EUR300000LithuaniaHere
Mar-11SorainenSorainen successfully represented former board members of Investment and Business Guarantees - a company subordinate to the Lithuanian Ministry of Economy - in an appeal before the Vilnius Regional Court concerning a bonus payment to a former manager of the company.N/ALithuaniaHere
Mar-12Cobalt; TGS BalticCobalt advised UAB Volternas on the sale of UAB 1ClickFactory to the IT Channel Company. TGS Baltic advised the buyers.N/ALithuania
Mar-21CobaltCobalt helped Earthport Payment Services UAB obtain a payment institution license from the Bank of Lithuania.N/ALithuaniaHere
Mar-22Ellex (Valiunas)Ellex Valiunas advised Baltic Sea Properties on its 12-year lease of a 6500 square meter space in a logistics terminal to be built in Lithuania by the Oribalt Group.N/ALithuaniaHere
Apr-1TvinsThe TVINS law firm advised Eika Asset Management UAB on the setting up of the new Eika Real Estate Fund closed-end investment company.N/ALithuania
Apr-1TGS BalticTGS Baltic provided legal advice to AB Klaipedos Nafta regarding state aid planned for the Klaipeda Liquefied Natural Gas Terminal, which it operated.EUR150millionLithuania
Apr-3Cobalt; GlimstedtCobalt advised SIA Stova on its acquisition of SIA Europark Latvia. The seller was advised by GlimstedtN/ALithuania
Apr-4Motieka & Audzevicius; Ruzinskas & PartnersMotieka & Audzevicius advised Satalia on its acquisition of software and automatization solutions company Data Dog from entrepreneurs Domas Janickas, Marius Buzaitis, Gytis Koryzna, and Mindaugas Zickevicius. Rudzinskas & Partneriai advised the sellers.N/ALithuaniaHere
Apr-4Motieka & AudzeviciusMotieka & Audzevicius is reporting that it successfully represented JP Srbijagas in litigation before the Vilnius Regional Court in order to secure enforcement of two ICC and two VIAC awards.N/ALithuaniaHere
Apr-12Ellex (Valiunas)Ellex Valiunas advised Visa on its indirect acquisition of 100% of the shares of UAB Earthport Payment Services, a payment institution licensed in Lithuania.N/ALithuaniaHere
Apr-12TGS BalticTGS Baltic acted as transactional counsel to both parties in the transfer of shares in UAB Topcolor.N/ALithuania
Apr-16Motieka & AudzeviciusMotieka & Audzevicius advised 70 Ventures, UAB on the establishment of the 70 Ventures Accel and 70 Ventures Seed private equity funds. 70 Ventures, UAB was selected by INVEGA as the manager of the accelerator funds, which will provide training and investment for innovative start-ups.N/ALithuaniaHere
Apr-24SorainenSorainen successfully represented Topo Grupe in a trademark registration dispute.N/ALithuaniaHere
May-1Marriott Harrison; Motieka & Audzevicius; Orrick, Herrington & SutcliffeMotieka & Audzevicius and Orrick represented Eneba.com in receiving an investment from United Kingdom-based venture capital fund InReach Ventures. Marriott Harrison advised the fund.EUR2.5millionLithuania
May-1TGS BalticTGS Baltic represented the Police of the Republic of Lithuania in a case against police officer trade unions and which involved the requested annulment of structural reform solutions due to the alleged failure to comply with requirements regarding information and consultation of employees required in the Labor Code.N/ALithuania
May-1TGS BalticTGS Baltic prepared a memorandum by request of TT Club Mutual Insurance Ltd and UAB Nostrada presenting a legal opinion on the limits of the civil liability of the carrier UAB Nostrada in a case concerning cargo damage and lawfulness of the actions of the cargo owner MARS Polska Sp. Z.o.o., which decided to fully destroy the cargo.EUR50000Lithuania
May-3Ellex (Valiunas)Ellex Valiunas assisted Baltic Sea Properties in obtaining a EUR 23.4 million refinancing loan from the Luminor bank to refinance 23 stores in Lithuania leased by the Norfa retail chain and logistics center.EUR23.4millionLithuaniaHere
May-6Adon LegalAdon Legal helped UAB IBS Lithuania revise its electronic money institution license.N/ALithuaniaHere
May-6Motieka & Audzevicius; SPC LegalMotieka & Audzevicius advised YNOT Media on the acquisition of FCR Media Lietuva, the Lithuanian division of the FCR Media Group, a company owned by BaltCap which operates in the market of advertising services and business information dissemination through digital channels. SPC Legal advised the sellers.N/ALithuaniaHere
May-7SorainenSorainen advised Volfas Engelman on the acquisition of shares in Lamate, a Lithuanian company engaged in the extraction of mineral water, and on the construction of the Uniqa mineral water plant in southern Lithuania.N/ALithuaniaHere
May-8Ellex (Valiunas); TGS BalticTGS Baltic successfully represented the shareholders/directors of UAB Reklamos Vilkai in a case concerning the cancellation of an advertising contract, the application of restitution, and the determination and application of shareholders' subsidiary liability for the company's obligations. Ellex Valiunas represented the claimant.EUR182579Lithuania
May-14SorainenSorainen advised AB NEO Finance on its public share offer, as well as on its entrance to the First North alternative securities market in Lithuania.N/ALithuaniaHere
May-15Eversheds Sutherland; TGS BalticEversheds Sutherland Ots & Co advised Apax Partners and Media Investments & Holding OU on the acquisition of the Baltic Classifieds Group, a portfolio of online classified advertising platforms in the Baltics. TGS Baltic advised the seller.N/ALithuaniaHere
May-21Cobalt; TGS BalticCobalt Vilnius advised Interactio, a Lithuanian start-up that developed a smart interpretation system, on attracting an investment of EUR 435,000 from business angels and the Co-Investment Fund. TGS Baltic advised KUB Koinvesticinis fondas on the investmentEUR435000LithuaniaHere
May-22Cobalt; Motieka & AudzeviciusMotieka & Audzevicius advised Orion Private Equity Fund I on the acquisition of a stake in Lithuania's Alna Business Solutions, Alna Software, and DocLogix IT companies. Cobalt advised the seller, the Alna Group.N/ALithuaniaHere
May-22SorainenSorainen advised Barclays Group Operations Lithuania on the transfer of the Rise Vilnius startup hub to Swedbank.N/ALithuaniaHere
May-23Cahill; Davis Polk & Wardwell; Ellex (Valiunas); TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised Bausch Health Companies Inc. (previously known as Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc.) and its Lithuanian subsidiary AB Sanitas in relation to financing arrangements of group companies. Davis Polk & Wardwell advised on New York State law, Cahill advised the creditors (bondholders and financing parties), and Ellex Valiunas advised the creditor on local law.N/ALithuania
May-29CEE AttorneysCEE Attorneys successfully represented Audejas in a dispute against Vilniaus Miesto Projektai, which is managed by investment fund Lord LB Asset Management.N/ALithuaniaHere
May-29Fort LegalFort represented 200 buyers of non-issued Snoras shares in their successful claim for procedural interest for the period of litigation against the Lithuanian state enterprise Deposit and Investment Insurance.N/ALithuaniaHere
Jun-1TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised Contrarian Ventures on its investment in CHOOOSE, a Norwegian start-up that closed USD 4 million in its seed round.N/ALithuania
Jun-5GlimstedtGlimstedt advised Vastint Lithuania on an agreement with the Mitnija construction company in regard to the construction of a 55,000-square-meter office park in Vilnius.N/ALithuaniaHere
Jun-5WallessWalless successfully defended the interests of Luminor Bank in the Court of Justice of the European Union.N/ALithuaniaHere
Jun-9Cobalt; Ellex (Valiunas)Cobalt advised ASGAARD A/S and SimNomics ApS on their sale of the B2B Park, UAB. Ellex Valiunas advised the buyer.N/ALithuania
Jun-12SorainenSorainen helped Verse Payments Lithuania obtain an electronic money institution license.N/ALithuaniaHere
Jun-12Sorainen; TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised KuB Koinvesticinis Fondas and Sorainen advised Open Circle Capital on their joint investment of EUR 200,000, made with the Lithuanian network of business agents LitBAN, in artificial intelligence start-up Attention Insight.EUR0.2millionLithuaniaHere
Jun-13Glimstedt; SorainenGlimstedt advised AB Grigeo and UAB Grigeo Investiciju Valdymas on an investment and shareholders agreement regarding a EUR 30 million investment into the companies by UAB BSGF Salvus, a subsidiary of the INVL Baltic Sea Growth Fund.EUR30millionLithuaniaHere
Jun-13SorainenSorainen successfully represented Unis Steel Baltija before the Lithuanian Supreme Court.N/ALithuaniaHere
Jun-13TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised the Smart Energy Fund, powered by Lietuvos Energija, on its investment in Moixa, a UK-based company developing smart energy storage devices and virtual power plant technologies.EUR0.5millionLithuaniaHere
Jun-14CobaltCobalt helped UAB Wittix obtain an electronic money institution license for unrestricted activity.N/ALithuaniaHere
Jun-17TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised UAB Ecoservice on its acquisition of UAB Toirenta from UAB Mano Aplinka Plius.N/ALithuania
Jun-19Cobalt; GlimstedtCobalt advised Estonia XP on its acquisition of OU Europark Estonia. The seller was advised by Glimstedt.N/ALithuania
Jun-19Cobalt; GlimstedtCobalt advised Estonia XP on its acquisition of Citypark Eesti OU. The seller was advised by GlimstedtN/ALithuania
Jun-20Glimstedt; TGS Baltic; TrinitiTGS Baltic advised KUB Koinvesticinis Fondas on its second round investment in the amount of EUR 750,000 in start-up Millo Appliances. Glimstedt advised another investor participating in the round, Triniti advised Millo Appliances.EUR750000Lithuania
Jun-21IP Forma; TGS BalticTGS Baltic successfully represented Maima LT,ÊUAB in a dispute involving claims by NAOS SAS, an official manufacturer of Bioderma cosmetics, that Bioderma cosmetics may not be sold in Maxima LT stores, but only with the consultation of a pharmacist. IP Forma advised NAOS SAS.N/ALithuania
Jun-24SorainenSorainen Partner Laurynas Lukosiunas represented the Republic of Lithuania in a meeting at the European Commission.N/ALithuaniaHere
Jun-24SPC Legal; TrinitiSPC advised TM Investments on the acquisition of shares of UAB Trailinga, a company owning leased-out administrative, warehousing, and manufacturing buildings. Triniti advised the shareholders of UAB Trailinga on the sell-side.N/ALithuaniaHere
Jun-25CobaltCobalt advised UAB Veju Spektras, which manages a 21.5 MW wind farm in Lithuania, on the sale of 100% of its shares to Quaero European Infrastructure Fund, managed by the Swiss company Quaero Capital.N/ALithuaniaHere
Jun-25Dentons; Freshfields; Sorainen; TGS BalticDentons and TGS Baltic advised the Republic of Lithuania on the issuance of EUR 650 million 0.500% Notes due 2029 and EUR 850 million 1.625% Notes due 2049. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer was international counsel and Sorainen acted as Lithuanian counsel to the underwriters.EUR1500millionLithuaniaHere
June-27WallessWalless helped Lithuania's UAB General Financing obtain a specialized bank license from the European Central Bank.N/ALithuaniaHere
Jul-1TGS BalticTGS Baltic successfully represented Gemmo S.p.A., VSLS OU, and VilniusLux, UAB in arbitration with the Vilnius City Municipality under the rules of the Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration regarding the implementation of preconditions set in the public-private partnership agreement.EUR3.5millionLithuania
Jul-1TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised Contrarian Ventures on its investment of EUR 50,000 in LastMile, a quick delivery start-up.EUR50000Lithuania
Jul-1TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised TV Play Baltics AS on all IP matters and helped to rebrand its activities in Lithuania, when TV Play changed its name from Viasat.N/ALithuania
Jul-1TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised the Vilnius Academy of Arts on IP-related matters.N/ALithuania
Jul-1TGS BalticTGS Baltic successfully assisted Lithuanian postal services provider AB Lietuvos Pastas in a Competition Council investigation related to allegations that Lietuvos Pastas abused its dominant position. The investigation ultimately was terminated upon acceptance of the commitments offered by AB Lietuvos Pastas, which were deemed appropriate and sufficient to eliminate the alleged infringement.N/ALithuania
Jul-3Cobalt; TGS BalticCobalt Lithuania advised KJK Sports on its acquisition of Baltic Bicycle Trade UAB from Denmark's Asgaard A/S and Lithuania's Litcapital I. TGS Baltic advised Asgaard and Litcapital I on the sale.N/ALithuaniaHere
Jul-3Ellex (Valiunas)Ellex Valiunas advised US private equity company Hammond, Kennedy, Whitney & Company, HKW, and its affiliated company Xirgo Technologies on their acquisition of a 100% stake in Baltic Car Equipment, a Lithuanian company which manufactures electronic equipment and develops IT solutions for transport and agricultural machinery.N/ALithuaniaHere
Jul-3Primus DerlingPrimus Derling assisted the SBA Furniture Group with the acquisition of 80% shares in Robotex, a specialized robotics and production automation solutions company.N/ALithuaniaHere
Jul-3Primus DerlingPrimus Derling successfully represented the founders of PriceOn in a dispute before the Supreme Court of Lithuania.N/ALithuaniaHere
Jul-4TGS Baltic; WintTGS Baltic advised and represented UAB Plieninis Skydas, its CEO, and its 50% shareholder as respondents in a shareholders' dispute which evolved into multiple cases Wint advised the claimant.EUR90000Lithuania
Jul-8Cobalt; WallessWalless helped Vilniaus Baldai get a parallel loan of EUR 37.8 million from the EBRD and AS Citadele Banka's Lithuanian branch. Cobalt advised the lenders on the deal.EUR37.8millionLithuaniaHere
Jul-9Motieka & AudzeviciusMotieka & Audzevicius successfully represented deposit system manager Uzstato Sistemos Administratorius before Lithuania's Court of Appeals.N/ALithuaniaHere
Jul-10SorainenSorainen successfully represented insolvent credit union Taupkase (under the administration of Klaipedos Administratoriu Biuras) in a case regarding whether a share can be recognized as a deposit.N/ALithuaniaHere
Jul-10SorainenSorainen successfully represented the insolvent credit union Taupkase (under the administration of Klaipedos Administratoriu Biuras) in a dispute with employees over the amount of downtime pay and termination compensation they are due.N/ALithuaniaHere
Jul-10TGS Baltic; WallessWalless advised Affidea on the acquisition of UAB Medicinos Paslaugu Grupe from the LitCapital I KUB fund. TGS Baltic advised the sellers.N/ALithuaniaHere
Jul-12Primus DerlingPrimus Derling advised Polish feature phone manufacturer Maxcom SA on its EUR 280,000 acquisition of 20.15% of Rubbee, a Lithuanian manufacturer of electric bicycle drives.EUR280000LithuaniaHere
Jul-15Motieka & AudzeviciusMotieka & Audzevicius assisted 70 Ventures, UAV, with the preparation of its investment funds using the Accelerator Fund of Lithuania's Ministry of Economy and Innovation.N/ALithuaniaHere
Jul-15Kirkland & Ellis; TGS BalticTGS Baltic, working together with Kirkland & Ellis, advised PharmaSwiss SA on the transfer of its shares in UAB PharmaSwiss to Bausch Health Luxembourg S.a.r.l.EUR2.85millionLithuania
Jul-25Cobalt; Sorainen; TGS BalticCobalt advised Practica Capital on its investment in startup Oxipit during Oxipit's EUR 1.5 million seed round. Sorainen advised Oxipit on the deal. TGS Baltic advised KUB Koinvesticinis fondas on its investment in the seed round.N/ALithuaniaHere
Jul-26SorainenSorainen advised Bite Lietuva on the implementation of a new employee motivation system.N/ALithuaniaHere
Jul-30SorainenSorainen successfully represented insolvent credit union Taupkas_ in a domain registration case.N/ALithuaniaHere
Aug-1TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised Ignitis (the former Lietuvos Energija) in a broad scope due diligence of currently owned trademarks and domains and represented Ifnitis before the national, European, and international registrars of trademarks. TGS Baltic also helped register over 40 trademarks in various jurisdictions.N/ALithuania
Aug-1TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised Evolution Investment Capital on cannabis regulation.N/ALithuania
Aug-2Adon LegalAdon Legal helped UAB Kredito Partneris set up business operations and be placed on the list of lenders with the Bank of Lithuania.N/ALithuaniaHere
Aug-2WallessWalless helped Simplex obtain an e-money license from the Bank of Lithuania.N/ALithuaniaHere
Aug-5TGS Baltic; WallessWalless advised Revolut on a lease agreement with Norway's Schage group of companies in Vilnius's Quadrum Business City. TGS Baltic advised Schage on the deal.N/ALithuaniaHere
Aug-6Fort LegalFort advised EfTEN Real Estate Fund 4 on its acquisition of shares of the company managing the River Mall shopping center and the newly-constructed River Hall business center in Kaunas, Lithuania, from a member of the Sirin group.N/ALithuaniaHere
Aug-6Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co; Glimstedt; WallessWalless provided Lithuanian counsel and Israel's Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co. was lead counsel to BLender P2P Israel Ltd on its generation of a total of USD 22 million in debt financing from Eiffel Investment Group SAS and equity investment by Asia Plus Group Holdings PCL, Blumberg Capital, and the Aviv Group. Glimstedt advised Eiffel on the debt financing.USD22millionLithuaniaHere
Aug-7Cobalt; TrinitiCobalt advised the sellers on the sale of a 90% stake in Idex Baltic UAB, a heat and electricity producer in Lithuania. Triniti advised the buyer.N/ALithuania
Aug-8Glimstedt; TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised Nordea Danmark and Filal af Nordea Bank Abp, Finland on granting a loan of over EUR 17 million and extending already granted loans over EUR 10 million to Parlevliet & Van der Plas group companies. Glimstedt advised the borrower.EUR17millionLithuania
Aug-14TGS BalticThe Vilnius office of TGS Baltic advised the AB Avia Solutions Group on its merger with its subsidiary in Cyprus.N/ALithuaniaHere
Aug-22Relegal; SPC LegalSPC Legal advised East Capital Investment on the sale of an unidentified piece of real estate in Lithuania to a group of unidentified buyers, who were represented by Relegal.N/ALithuaniaHere
Aug-26SorainenSorainen successfully represented the Luksiu Pienine milk producer in a dispute with another Lithuanian milk processor over alleged unfair competition and trademark infringement.N/ALithuaniaHere
Aug-27Sorainen; TGS BalticSorainen advised Inion on the investment into the company of EUR 50,000 by Contrarian Ventures, a smart energy venture fund powered by Lietuvos Energija. TGS Baltic advised Contrarian Ventures.EUR50000LithuaniaHere
Aug-29WallessWalless assisted Litvalda during the merger clearance procedure related to its acquisition of sole control of 13 companies in the real estate rental market.N/ALithuaniaHere
Aug-29TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised UAB Malsena Plius on the transfer of its shareholdings in UAB M.D.M Baltic to other shareholders.N/ALithuania
Sep-3AverusAverus advised the bankruptcy administrator of BUAB Lietuvos Juru Laivininkyste on the successful completion of bankruptcy procedures and the removal of the company from the Register of Legal Entities.N/ALithuaniaHere
Sep-3Sorainen; TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised KS Investicija on the sale of 45% of newly-issued shares in UAB VK Investicija to Swiss investor Marquess Global AG. Sorainen advised Marquees Global.EUR3millionLithuaniaHere
Sep-4WallessWalless helped the SumUp Group set up a subsidiary in Lithuania and obtain an electronic money license for it.N/ALithuaniaHere
Sep-5Cobalt; Motieka & AudzeviciusCobalt advised Orion RE Income Fund I, managed by investment company Orion Asset Management, on the acquisition of the Sostena Auto office building from a real estate company belonging to the Sostena Group car dealer. Motieka & Audzevicius advised the buyer.N/ALithuania
Sep-11Ellex (Valiunas)Ellex Valiunas represented Norwegian real estate investment company EECP on a EUR 40.5 million loan granted by Luminor that EECP will use to refinance the ten premises where Maxima stores are currently located.EUR40.5millionLithuaniaHere
Sep-11Sorainen; TGS BalticSorainen helped DappRadar, a Lithuanian platform for discovering and analyzing blockchain-based decentralized applications, raise USD 2.33 million in seed funding from Naspers, Blockchain.com Ventures, and Angel Invest Berlin. TGS Baltic advised Naspers Ventures.USD2.33millionLithuaniaHere
Sep-11Cobalt; WallessWalless advised the Baltic Horizon Fund on its EUR 20.7 million acquisition of the North Star business center in Lithuania from the UAB Prosperus Strategic RE Fund. Cobalt advised the Prosperus Strategic RE Fund on the deal.EUR20.7millionLithuaniaHere
Sep-16GlimstedtGlimstedt assisted an unnamed private investor and the KUB Business Angels Fund II, managed by UAB Business Angels Fund Management UAB, on their investment of approximately EUR 1 million into optical coating company UAB Optonas. Legitus advised Optonas on the deal.EUR1millionLithuaniaHere
Sep-24SorainenSorainen successfully persuaded the Lithuanian Court of Appeals to uphold the dismissal of an action for damages brought by a customer and the customer's insurers against international packaging systems producer Slootweg Machinefabriek.N/ALithuaniaHere
Sep-24Cobalt; TGS BalticTGS Baltic represented Vs_ Lietuvos Oro Uostai in several disputes related to the repair and overhaul services of Vilnius Airport. Cobalt represented the claimant.EUR350000Lithuania
Sep-25SorainenSorainen successfully defended the interests of Ekonovus in a lawsuit brought by utility company VSA Vilnius, which was seeking to suspend the implementation of a EUR 16.3 million contract for waste transportation in the Vilnius city center.EUR16.3millionLithuaniaHere
Sep-26TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised private individual Mindaugas Tutlys on the sale of his shares in UAB Everise Labs, an IT company providing investment management solutions, to private individual Marius Dubnikovas.N/ALithuania
Sep-27TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised Klaipedos Nafta on negotiations with the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania and the European Commission to change the financing mechanism for the Klaipeda Liquid Natural Gas terminal in Lithuania.N/ALithuaniaHere
Sep-30Sorainen; TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised AB Kauno Tiltai on the sale of shares in UAB Pletros Investicijos to SPV-39 UAB. Sorainen advised the buyer.N/ALithuania
Oct-1SorainenSorainen advised Lords LB Baltic Fund IV on its lease of space in the renovated G9 shopping center in Vilnius to Swedish clothes retail giant H&M, which used the space to house its COS premium segment brand store - the first COS store in Lithuania.N/ALithuaniaHere
Oct-1Herzog Fox & Neeman; TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised Contrarian Ventures on its investment of more than EUR 250,000 in H2Pro, LTd, an Israel-based start-up company providing patented innovative and clean hydrogen production technology, in a seed round. Herzog Fox & Neeman advised H2Pro.EUR250000Lithuania
Oct-9SorainenSorainen, representing Klaipedos Administratoriai, has persuaded the Lithuanian Court of Appeal to rule that a minor creditor cannot initiate the removal of a bankruptcy administrator.N/ALithuaniaHere
Oct-10CMS; Ellex (Valiunas)Ellex Valiunas and CMS advised German private equity firm Halder on its acquisition of Drumag Fluidtechnik and EPH Elektronik from Ulrich Ziegler.N/ALithuaniaHere
Oct-10WallessWalless represented the Kaunas City Municipality in the European Court of Justice in a case involving the compatibility of additional requirements for contracts stipulated in Lithuanian national law with EU law.N/ALithuaniaHere
Oct-11Ellex (Valiunas)Ellex Valiunas helped US medical equipment manufacturer Hollister Incorporated open a factory in the Kaunas Free Economic Zone in Lithuania.USD50millionLithuaniaHere
Oct-14Marger; Primus DerlingPrimus Derling in Lithuania advised JNG Investments Estonia on the acquisition by its VIA 3L subsidiary of fellow third party logistics company Terminal LT from GIRTEKA. The sellers were advised by the Marger Law Firm.N/ALithuaniaHere
Oct-15Law Firm SPES; TGS BalticTGS Baltic represented UAB Miesto Energija in a dispute involving the obligation to perform certain actions and to compensate for its investments. Law Firm Spes advised the respondent.EUR1.5millionLithuania
Oct-15TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised Abakhan Fabriks Eesti OU on its exit from the Lithuanian market.N/ALithuania
Oct-15TGS BalticTGS Baltic helped Epso-G and its group companies prepare data protection impact assesments.N/ALithuania
Oct-16Ellex (Valiunas); SorainenEllex Valiunas advised Moody's on a lease agreement with the SBA Group for office space in the Green Hall 3, a class A building developed by Urban Inventors in Vilnius. Sorainen advised SBA on the deal.N/ALithuaniaHere
Oct-18SorainenSorainen helped Opal Transfer obtain an electronic money institution license in Lithuania.N/ALithuaniaHere
Oct-18Sorainen; TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised Schage Eiendom AS on its sale of the Quadrum Business City in Vilnius to German real estate manager Deka Immobilien. Deka Immobilien was advised by Sorainen on the deal.EUR156millionLithuaniaHere
Oct-18TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised Contrarian Ventures on its investment in Bolt Bikes, the world's first platform offering logistics players smart light electric vehicles as a service.EUR135000Lithuania
Oct-18Advokates L. Meskauskaites Kontora; TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised Andrius Tapinas on the acquisition of shares in UAB Kurybiniu Industriju Namai from Mykolas Markauskas. The seller was advised by Advokates L. Meskauskaites Kontora.N/ALithuania
Oct-24SorainenSorainen advised the Baltic Horizon Fund on private placements of fund units, which raised a total of EUR 16.5 million.EUR16.5millionLithuaniaHere
Oct-24SorainenSorainen helped CBI Money obtain an e-money license from the Bank of Lithuania.N/ALithuaniaHere
Oct-24WallessWalless helped Revolut Payments UAB get on the Bank of Lithuania's official List of Insurance Brokers, allowing Revolut to engage in insurance distribution activities.N/ALithuaniaHere
Oct-24TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised pharmace chain Eurovaistine on the development of a loyalty program, e-shop, and related functionalities and systems.N/ALithuania
Oct-25Primus Derling; SPC LegalPrimus Derling advised GrECo International Holding AG on the acquisition of an 80% stake in Uzdaroji Akcine Draudimo Brokeriu Bendrove Sagaut, an insurance and reinsurance brokerage company operating in Lithuania. SPC Legal advised Sagaut on the deal.N/ALithuaniaHere
Nov-7TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised KSND Holding, UAB, the shareholder of a group engaged in wholesale and retail of ferrous metal products, in its buy-out of the other shareholder of a common business, Metalo Namai, UAB and Steel Trade, UAB.N/ALithuania
Nov-13SorainenSorainen advised Baltic Mill, a Baltic grain processing group, on its issuance of a two-year bond with a total value of EUR 3 million that was organized by Siauliu Bankas.EUR3millionLithuaniaHere
Nov-13SorainenSorainen successfully represented Valdas Sarunas, a former manager of Lithuania's Kedainiu Aruodai grain collecting company, in the Lithuanian Court of Appeal, which upheld a first instance ruling in a case concerning damages related to company losses.N/ALithuaniaHere
Nov-13WallessWalless helped AS Inbank obtain authorization from the Bank of Lithuania to establish a bank branch and provide financial services in Lithuania.N/ALithuaniaHere
Nov-15CEE Attorneys; CobaltCobalt advised LF Property on the sale of the Gostauto 40 business center in Vilnius to UAB AJ Projektai. CEE Attorneys advised UAB AJ Projektai on the deal.N/ALithuaniaHere
Nov-15CEE Attorneys; CobaltCobalt advised Lithuania's LF Property on the sale of the Gostauto 40 business center in Vilnius to UAB AJ Projektai. CEE Attorneys advised UAB AJ Projektai on the deal.N/ALithuaniaHere
Nov-15Cobalt; TrinitiCobalt advised the shareholders of Danpower Baltic on the sale of 50% of their shares to French renewable energy group Idex - a subsidiary of Antin Infrastructure Partners. Idex bought another 40% of Danpower Baltic shares from UAB GECO Investicijos, which retains its 10% stake in the company. Triniti advised Idex on the deal.N/ALithuaniaHere
November-15Cobalt; TrinitiCobalt advised the shareholders of Danpower Baltic on the sale of 50% of their shares to French renewable energy group Idex - a subsidiary of Antin Infrastructure Partners. Triniti advised Idex on the deal.N/ALithuaniaHere
November-15TGS BalticTGS Baltic prepared a franchise agreement for German automotive manufacturer Continental AG.N/ALithuania
November-19MagnussonMagnusson advised the Von Elk Company, known for Gloet, a popular sparkling glogg in the Nordic countries, on its cooperation with Nordic alcoholic beverage company Altia.N/ALithuaniaHere
November-19Linklaters; SorainenSorainen and Linklaters are advising the Ministry of Finance of Lithuania, the European Commission, and the EBRD on an EC-funded project aimed at promoting green investment in Lithuania. The project is funded via the Structural Reform Support Programme in collaboration with the European Commission Structural Reform Support Service.N/ALithuaniaHere
November-21TGS BalticTGS Baltic defended the interests of AB Klaipedos Nafta before the Panevezys Regional Court regarding its request to annul a construction permit issued by the Klaipeda municipality to AB Kroviniu Terminalas for the construction of petrol and other oil products storage tanks.N/ALithuania
November-22GlimstedtGlimstedt advised the Iron Wolf Capital venture capital fund on its investment of EUR 570,000 in UAB Sprana, a manufacturer of industrial spectroscopes.EUR570000LithuaniaHere
November-25TGS BalticTGS Baltic was selected as legal advisor to the European Investment Bank on Lithuania's multi-apartment building modernization. .N/ALithuaniaHere
December-2Sorainen; TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised UAB Schage Real Estate on the sale of its shares in an entity owning and managing the Quadrum business center in Vilnius to Deka Immobilien Investment GmbH. Sorainen advised the buyer.EUR156.1millionLithuania
December-4CobaltCobalt advised French real estate investment fund Corum on the acquisition of 22,000 square meter large Depo DIY store in Kaunas.N/ALithuaniaHere
December-6Cooley; Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe; Taylor Wessing; Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & RosatiOrrick advised Sprint Capital on its investment in Vinted, a website marketplace for second-hand fashion. Other backers included Lightspeed Venture Partners, Insight Venture Partners, Accel, and Burda Principal Investments. Taylor Wessing and Wilson Sonsini advised Vinted and Cooley advised Lightspeed Venture Partners on the deal.EUR128millionLithuaniaHere
December-6WallessWalless helped PayRay, a capital financing company based in Lithuania, obtain a full banking license from the Bank of Lithuania and the ECB.N/ALithuaniaHere
December-9Fort LegalFort Legal advised Eika Real Estate Fund on its acquisition of Vilnius's Highway business center - an A+ class building with total leasable space of 5700 square meters.N/ALithuaniaHere
Dec-12Dentons; Magnusson; Sorainen; TGS Baltic; White & CaseSorainen and White & Case advised joint lead managers JP Morgan and BNP Paribas on Avia Solutions Group's five-year bond issue with a total value of USD 300 million. The Avia group was advised by Dentons, Magnusson, and TGS Baltic.USD300millionLithuaniaHere
Dec-17Ellex (Valiunas)Ellex Valiunas advised No Magic Europe UAB, a Lithuanian subsidiary of No Magic Inc., on its lease of 2,000 square meters of office space in the Kaunas Business Center in Lithuania from Kautros Investicijos and NI Pletra.N/ALithuaniaHere
Dec-17TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised Auga Group on its issuance of green bonds amounting to EUR 20 million.EUR20millionLithuania
Dec-183Law Miskinis & Partners; CobaltCobalt advised the INVL Baltic Forests Fund I, managed by INVL Asset Management, on the sale of 100% of shares in UAB Aukstagire and UAB Aukstasile to Silvestica Green Forest Lithuania, which was advised by 3Law Miskinis & Partners.N/ALithuaniaHere
Dec-18Adon LegalLithuania's ADON Legal advised Protean Risk Limited on the adaptation of a PSD Bond to Lithuanian law and its coordination with the Bank of Lithuania.N/ALithuaniaHere
Dec-18Fort Legal; TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised Royalton Partners on its sale of Lithuanian aircraft ground handling company Litcargus to Gateway Airport Services. Fort advised the buyer.N/ALithuania
Dec-20Glimstedt; TGS BalticGlimstedt advised Precia Molen on the acquisition of 100% of Milviteka UAB from its shareholders, who were advised by TGS Baltic.N/ALithuaniaHere
Dec-27SPC LegalSPC Legal advised Lithuanian construction company UAB Litana Ir Ko on the construction of a fish processing plant in the Klaipeda free economic zone in Lithuania, as well as on financing and security structuring.N/ALithuaniaHere
Dec-27TGS BalticTGS Baltic helped AB Dolomitas prepare data protection impact assesments.N/ALithuania
Dec-303Law Miskinis & Partners; TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised BaltCap on its acquisition of Lithuania's Krekenavos Agrofirma meat processing company from UAB Edverita and entrepreneur Linas Griksas. The sellers were advised by 3Law Miskinis & Partners.N/ALithuaniaHere
Dec-31SPC LegalSPC Legal successfully defended BUAB Sibimpeksas shareholders and directors in an intentional bankruptcy case.N/ALithuaniaHere
Dec-31Cobalt; WallessCobalt advised the shareholder of UAB Kuncu Ambulatorine Klinika on the sale of 100% shares of the company to the Affidea group, a provider of cancer care services in Europe. Walless advised the buyer.N/ALithuania
Dec-31TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised Skandia on its exit from the Lithuanian market.N/ALithuania
Oct-11TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised MBank S.A. on its entrance into an Agreement on Amendment of Maximum Pledge Agreement between it, Morele.net, Pigu, UAB Pigu IP, and SIA Pigu Latvia securing claims arising out of the Facility Agreement.N/ALithuania, Poland
Oct-22TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised MBank S.A. and MCI.Creditventures on their entrance into a Maximum Pledge Agreement under which newly issued shares of UAB Pigu were pledged, thereby securing Morele Group obligations under the Bonds Underwriting Agreement and Bonds Issue Terms.N/ALithuania, Poland
Oct-9Karanovic & Partners; Motieka & AudzeviciusMotieka & Audzevicius advised Petstart UAB on its exit from a joint venture with Romania's PET packaging waste company. The unidentified buyer was advised by Karanovic & Partners.N/ALithuania; North Macedonia; SerbiaHere
May-1Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak; TGS BalticTGS Baltic, in cooperation with Polish law firm Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak, advised Lietuvos Energija (the current Ignitis Group) on its acquisition of the 94 MW Pomerania wind farm in Poland from Spanish company IGE, which is owned by the environmental impact fund SI Capital.N/ALithuania; Poland
Jun-14TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised Sunly Land AS on the acquisition of 7 photovoltaic panel development projects from five Polish companies.N/ALithuania; Poland
Jul-2Dentons; Ellex (Valiunas); Weil, Gotshal & MangesDentons advised CEE hotel group Orbis on the separation of its real estate ownership from its service business and the subsequent sale of its service business to the Accor hotel group. Weil advised Accor on the deal. Ellex Valiunas provided unspecified advice to Orbis on the deal.N/ALithuania; PolandHere
Oct-2DLA Piper; TGS BalticTGS Baltic advised a consortium of ING Bank N.V. Amsterdam-Bucharest and London Branch, UniCredit Bank S.A., OTP Bank Romania, and Intesa San Paolo Bank Romania acting as creditors) and ING Bank N.V. Amsterdam-London Branch (acting as agent and securities agent) on their grant of a EURÊ66Êmillion multicurrency syndicated loan to the Romanian group of companies Green Group. The borrower was advised by DLA Piper.EUR66millionLithuania; Romania
Jun-21GlimstedtGlimstedt, acting on behalf of Sanitex UAB, successfully persuaded Lithuania's Supreme Court to refuse to recognize and enforce a Serbian arbitration award against the Serbian state privatization agency.N/ALithuania; SerbiaHere
Jan-31Gladei & PartnersGladei & Partners advised Austria's Deniz Bank on a cross-border EUR 5 million financing to Health Forever International for the expansion of the first private Moldovan hospital Medpark.EUR5millionMoldova
Feb-15CMS; Jones Day; Schoenherr; Turcan CazacCMS and Turzan Cazac advised the OTP Bank Group on the acquisition of 87.85% of shares in Mobiasbanca from the Societe Generale group. Schoenherr, working with lead counsel Jones Day, advised Societe Generale on the sale.N/AMoldovaHere
Mar-19Cobzac & Partners; Efrim Rosca & Associates; Gladei & PartnersEfrim, Rosca & Associates advised the Moldovan Government, acting through the Agency for Public Property, on its sale of 63.8865% of the authorized capital of Moldindconbank to Bulgaria's Doverie United-Holding AD. Gladei & Partners and Cobzac & Partners advised Doverie-Invest on the deal, which had received preliminary approval on January 22 from the National Bank of Moldova.N/AMoldovaHere
May-1Norton Rose Fulbright; Turcan CazacTurcan Cazac ad US counsel Norton Rose Fulbright advised Carlyle Aviation Partners on the dry leasing of an Airbus A320 aircraft to C.A. Air Moldova S.R.L., Moldova's largest airline.USD20millionMoldova
May-15Turcan Cazac; Volciuc IonescuTurcan Cazac advised Victoriabank and Banca Transilvania on a club deal loan in Moldova to Lemi Invest S.A. to finance the construction of the first A+ class office building in Chisinau and a 4-star Courtyard Marriott Hotel. Volciuc Ionescu advised Victoriabank and Banca Transilvania on matters of Romanian law.N/AMoldovaHere
Jun-1Turcan CazacTurcan Cazac advised Aircastle Advisor, an aircraft leasing company, in relation to the dry leasing of two Airbus A320 aircraft to Fly One S.R.L., Moldova's second largest airline.USD53millionMoldova
Jul-1Hogan Lovells; Homburger; Turcan CazacTurcan Cazac, working with lead counsel Hogan Lovells and Swiss counsel Homburger, advised Societe Generale S.A., Zurich Branch in relation to a pre-crop finance facility to Trans-Oil International S.A./Trans-Oil Group, the largest Moldovan group of agricultural companies.USD35millionMoldova
Jul-31Gladei & PartnersGladei & Partners acted as Moldovan legal counsel to the EBRD in providing trade finance facilities to Moldova-Agroindbank (USD 8 million) and Victoriabank (USD 5 million), under a new TFP facility.USD13millionMoldova
Nov-30Allen & Overy; Gladei & Partners; GSKGladei & Partners acted as Moldovan legal counsel to Mogo Loans on its guarantee of Mogo Finance's issue of EUR 100 million secured bonds via the Frankfurt stock exchange. GSK Luxembourg acted as Luxembourg counsel to the the Issuer and the security providers while Allen & Overy acted as Luxembourg counsel to the lead manager and co-managers.EUR100millionMoldova
Jul-31Gladei & Partners; Igor DoicovGladei & Partners advised the Netherlands' Credit Europe Bank on a cross-border EUR 25 million financing to FSS Invest SRL for the construction of an A+ class office building in Chisinau and the Courtyard Marriott Hotel. Individual Attorney Igor Doicov advised the Moldovan borrower.EUR25millionMoldova
May-1Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii; Turcan CazacTurcan Cazac advised Eurotransgaz S.R.L., a subsidiary of Romanian SNTGN Transgaz S.A., on the privatization of I.S. Vestmoldtransgaz and the construction of a natural gas pipeline to allow Moldova to import natural gas from Romania. Tuca Zbarcea si Asociatii was lead counsel to Eurotransgaz.EUR90millionMoldova; Romania
Jul-31Arthur Cox; Baker McKenzie; Gladei & Partners; Harneys; Homburger; Linklaters; Sayenko Kharenko; Turcan CazacBaker McKenzie (acting as English, Swiss, and Ukrainian counsel), together with Gladei & Partners (acting as Moldovan counsel), Arthur Cox (acting as Irish counsel), and Harneys Aristodemou Loizides Yiolitis (acting as Cypriot counsel), advised the Trans-Oil Group in relation to a secured Eurobond issuance by Aragvi Finance International DAC, a member of the Trans-Oil Group. The joint lead bookrunners in the issue - Citigroup, Renaissance Capital, and UBS Investment Bank - were advised by Linklaters on English law, Homburger AG on Swiss law, Sayenko Kharenko on Ukrainian law, and Turcan Cazac on Moldovan law.USD300millionMoldova; Ukraine
Feb-6Allen & Overy; Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Karanovic & Partners; Kinstellar; Radonjic Associates; Shearman & SterlingKinstellar, Shearman & Sterling, and Radonjic Associates advised Masdar on its acquisition of a 49% share in Krnovo Green Energy from a subsidiary of Akuo Energy. Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and Karanovic & Partners advised Akuo Energy, while Allen & Overy advised the lenders.N/AMontenegroHere
Apr-17CMS; Jones Day; SchoenherrJones Day advised Societe Generale on the sale of its majority stake in the share capital of Societe Generale Montenegro to OTP Bank Nyrt. Schoenherr advised Societe Generale on matters of Montenegrin law, and CMS advised OTP.N/AMontenegroHere
May-14NKO PartnersNKO Partners advised Montenegrin telecommunication company MTEL on its entrance into a pledge agreement with Unicredit Bank Serbia and represented MTEL in registering the pledge over MTEL's assets worth EUR 4,930,570 in the Pledge Registry held by the Commercial Court in Podgorica.EUR4.93millionMontenegro
Jul-16Jones Day; SchoenherrSchoenherr, working with Jones Day, advised Crnogorska Komercijalna Banka AD on its acquisition of a 90.56% stake in Societe Generale Banka Montenegro a.d. from Societe Generale SA, for a consideration of EUR 40.455 million.EUR40.45millionMontenegro
Nov-14NKO PartnersNKO Partners advised Galenika AD Beograd and successfully represented Galenika as a creditor in bankruptcy proceedings involving its Montengrin subsidiary before the Commercial Court in Montenegro.N/AMontenegro
Jan-11BDK Advokati; Bojanovic & Partners; HRLEBDK Advokati has advised Montenegro's Industriaimport-Industriaimpex AD on its acquisition of 49% of the registered capital of Serbian pharmaceutical wholesaler Farmalogist d.o.o. from private equity firm Adriatic Fund B.V., and in connection with the Shareholders' Agreement entered into with the owners of the remaining 51% of the shares. HRLE advised Adriatic, while Bojanovic & Partners advised the owners of 51% of the shares in Farmalogist.N/AMontenegro; SerbiaHere
Mar-8CMS; Jones Day; SchoenherrCMS advised Steiermarkische Sparkasse und Bank AG on its acquisition of Societe Generale's shares in Ohridska Banka Societe Generale. Jones Day was lead counsel to Societe Generale, which was also advised by Moravcevic Vojnovic i Partneri (Schoenherr) in the Republic of Northern North Macedonia.EUR49millionNorth MacedoniaHere
Apr-10Polenak Law FirmThe Polenak Law Firm advised Global Special Opportunities Ltd. on its acquisition of the assets of ferronickel production plant Feni Industries AD in its process of bankruptcy and reorganization.N/ANorth MacedoniaHere
Jul-17Polenak Law FirmThe Polenak Law Firm advised the EBRD on its EUR 5 million loan to SME Aktiva, including transaction advice and security documentation in North Macedonia.EUR5millionNorth MacedoniaHere
Aug-22ODI LawODI advised duty free shop operator ATU North Macedonia on the granting of a EUR 0.5 million loan to its sole shareholder, Turkey-based ATU Turism A.S.EUR0.5millionNorth MacedoniaHere
Aug-23ODI LawODI advised Turkish aircraft management and rental company Rey Airlines on the winding up of its Rey Airlines Europe LLC JV, which it established in partnership with a private individual in Skopje in 2016.N/ANorth MacedoniaHere
Feb-14Alrud; CMSCMS advised RESO-Garantia on its acquisition of ERGO Insurance, a Russian subsidiary of the ERGO Group, from ERGO International AG. Alrud advised ERGO International on the sale.N/ANorth Macedonia; RussiaHere
Jan-1RS LegalRS Legal successfully represented EDP Renewables in a case before the Provincial Administrative Court in Poznan regarding real estate tax in the context of a wind farm.N/APoland
Jan-2DentonsDentons Warsaw has advised Hines Global REIT on the sale of a portfolio of five logistics properties in Poland for approximately EUR 140 million to Gemini Poland Holdcos, affiliates of Blackstone Group.EUR140millionPolandHere
Jan-2SSW Pragmatic SolutionsSSW Pragmatic Solutions has advised Therme Group on a joint venture with Studio Drift and FuturePace in regard to the shared ownership and operation of Franchise Freedom LTD.N/APolandHere
Jan-3Clifford Chance; DentonsDentons has advised global renewable energy giant the Equinor Group (formerly Statoil), on the conclusion of a preliminary agreement for the purchase of a 50 percent stake in Polenergia Baltyk I, the company developing the Baltyk I offshore wind farm, from Polenergia SA. Clifford Chance advised Polenegria on the deal.N/APolandHere
Jan-3Gide Loyrette Nouel; K&L GatesThe Warsaw office of Gide Loyrette Nouel has advised YIT Development on its shareholders' agreement with the Wroclaw-based developer i2 Development regarding a joint investment in a special purpose vehicle. K&L Gates advised i2 Development on the deal.N/APolandHere
Jan-3Dentons; Hogan LovellsThe Warsaw office of Hogan Lovells has advised the ISOC Group on the acquisition of the C and D buildings of the Silesia Business Park from Skanska. Dentons advised Skanska on the sale.N/APolandHere
Jan-4Clifford Chance; LinklatersClifford Chance has advised NN Investment Partners International Holdings B.V. on the sale of a 45% of minority shareholding in NN Investment Partners TFI to ING Bank Slaski S.A. Linklaters advised ING on the acquisition.N/APolandHere
Jan-4CMSCMS Warsaw has advised global dermo cosmetics manufacturer Pierre Fabre on the November 2018 launch of its first online store in Europe.N/APolandHere
Jan-8Chajec, Don-Siemion & ZytoChajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto has advised Capital Partners S.A., the majority shareholder of Gekoplast S.A, in connection with Gekoplast's acquisition by Karton S.p.A.N/APolandHere
Jan-9Eversheds SutherlandCounsel Witold Slawinski has become the head of the Tech & Industrial Engineering Practice at Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland in Poland.N/APolandHere
Jan-9Dentons; LinklatersLinklaters has advised Unilever on the sale of assets used for the manufacturing in its Polish factory in Katowice of "spreads" products to Upfield Polska sp. z o.o., a company from the KKR group. Dentons represented Upfield.N/APolandHere
Jan-9Soltysinski Kawecki & SzlezakPoland's SK&S has assisted ING Bank Hipoteczny SA on its successful application for permission to start operations.N/APolandHere
Jan-11GesselGessel has advised the majority shareholders of Fast White Cat S.A. on their divestment of a 94% stake in the company to Sare S.A.N/APolandHere
Jan-15Clifford Chance; Weil, Gotshal & MangesClifford Chance advised private equity firm Cinven on its acquisition of a minority stake in RTB House, a Warsaw-based global provider of innovative retargeting technology.N/APolandHere
Jan-15Gide Loyrette NouelGide advised Benvic Europe SAS on the acquisition of Alfa PVC sp. z o.o., a manufacturer of granulated polyvinyl chloride blends.N/APolandHere
Jan-15Gide Loyrette Nouel; Krassowski Law FirmGide advised Resource Partners on its acquisition of a 70 percent stake in Maczfit, a dietary catering home delivery company.N/APolandHere
Jan-15Most Partners; NoerrNoerr advised Otwarty Rynek Elektroniczny S.A. on the sale of an 81% stake in BrainSHARE IT sp. z o.o., to Norway's VISMA International Holding AS. The buyer was advised by Most Partners.N/APoland
Jan-17Clifford Chance; Dechert; Gide Loyrette Nouel; White & CaseGide advised Enterprise Investors on the sale of Intive group companies involved in digital product development to Mid Europa Partners. White & Case, Clifford Chance, and Dechert advised Mid Europa Partners on the deal.N/APolandHere
Jan-18Dentons; Hogan LovellsDentons Warsaw advised Tristan Capital Partners and White Star Real Estate on a EUR 86 million acquisition for the portfolio of EPISO 4 opportunity fund of a portfolio of five warehouses located in Poland from Oz Real Estate. Hogan Lovells advised the sellers.EUR86millionPolandHere
Jan-18CMS; DLA PiperDLA Piper advised Capital Park on obtaining a EUR 159.3 million loan from the European Investment Bank and Pekao SA for the implementation of the "ArtN" project. CMS advised the lenders.EUR159.3millionPolandHere
Jan-18Cooley; Kubas Kos Galkowski; Morgan Lewis; WKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski BaehrWKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr, working with lead counsel Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, assisted ShopRunner, Inc. with its acquisition of the enterprise of Spring NYC, Inc. and its Polish subsidiary, Spring Poland Sp. z o.o. Cooley was global counsel to the sellers, with Kubas Kos Galkowski advising with regard to the Polish aspects of the transaction.N/APolandHere
Jan-22CEE AttorneysCEE Attorneys Poland persuaded the Polish Court of Appeals to significantly lower an award of damages made against client BBA Transport System in a case involving a breach of a non-competition clause.N/APolandHere
Jan-22LinklatersLinklaters advised development company Skanska on the purchase of the remaining stake of shares in Business Link sp. o.o. from the Academic Entrepreneurship Incubator foundation, which runs a network of co-working and private rental offices in Poland.N/APolandHere
Jan-23Dentons; Hogan LovellsDentons Warsaw advised Santander Bank Polska S.A. on a EUR 42 million and PLN 60 million financing granted to Galtair, a special purpose vehicle controlled by ISOC Group, for the acquisition of Silesia Business Park C and D office buildings from Skanska. Hogan Lovells advised Galtair on the financing.EUR42millionandPLN60millionPolandHere
Jan-24Gessel; Kasprzyk & WojdanGessel advised Bank BGZ BNP Paribas on its acquisition of a minority stake in Dafo Plastics, a packaging producer from the Polish town of Nowy Targ. Kasprzyk & Wojdan advised Dafo Plastics on the deal.N/APolandHere
Jan-25Dentons; Weil, Gotshal & MangesDentons advised Orbis in connection with a tender offer issued by majority shareholder AccorHotels to purchase all outstanding shares in Orbis's share capital.EUR337millionPolandHere
Jan-28Zieba & PartnersZieba & Partners advised Skanska Residential Development Poland on the acquisition of real estate properties in Warsaw and Krakow from unnamed private sellers for a combined PLN 70 million.PLN70millionPolandHere
Jan-29K&L GatesK&L Gates advised Poland's Alfabeat venture capital fund in Poland on its investment in RoboCamp.N/APolandHere
Jan-31Dentons; Squire Patton BoggsSquire Patton Boggs advised InterHealth Canada Limited in relation to a loan agreement with Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego for a project involving the complete construction and commence operations of the Zywiec Hospital, the first PPP healthcare facility in Poland. Dentons advised BGK.PLN140millionPoland
Feb-1Dentons; DLA PiperDentons advised Hines Poland on the sale of the Graffit office building in Warsaw to Zeus Capital Management. DLA Piper advised the buyer on the deal.N/APolandHere
Feb-1K&L GatesK&L Gates successfully represented Chinese construction company China Overseas Engineering Group Co., Ltd in a dispute with a subcontractor involving its commitment to supply acoustic screens for the A2 motorway between Warsaw and Lodz.N/APolandHere
Feb-4WKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski BaehrOn January 25, 2019, Poland's National Appeals Chamber dismissed an appeal of the results of the contest to develop the urban-architectural Music Centre and City Park concept in Krakow which was organized by the Malopolska Voivodeship and the Municipality of Krakow. The organizer of the contest was supported by WKB throughout the appeals procedure.N/APolandHere
Feb-5Clifford Chance; K&L GatesClifford Chance's Warsaw office represented Hoist Finance, a Swedish financial services company active in nine European countries, on its acquisition of non-performing loans from Polish company GetBack. K&L Gates advised GetBack on the sale.N/APolandHere
Feb-5GFKK Grzybczyk Kaminski GawlikGFKK Grzybczyk Kaminski Gawlik provided pro bono assistance to the Mieczyslaw Karlowicz 1st and 2nd Degree State Music School in Katowice for the renovation of its concert hall in the school building. The main work contractor was Dombud S.A.N/APolandHere
Feb-6Clifford Chance; Weil, Gotshal & MangesClifford Chance advised Mid Europa Partners and its recently-acquired portfolio company Hortex on the conditional agreement to purchase Jurajska from Bewa. Weil Gotshal & Manges advised Bewa on the transaction.N/APolandHere
Feb-11Greenberg TraurigGreenberg Traurig represented CCC S.A. on the initiiation of a business and capital cooperation with the HR Group.N/APolandHere
Feb-13DentonsDentons advised the LRC Group on its acquisition of 175 apartments and commercial spaces in a modern housing estate in Warsaw.N/APolandHere
Feb-13Jara Drapala & PartnersJara Drapala & Partner persuaded the Court of Appeal in Warsaw to dismiss an appeal of a judgment by the Regional Court awarding compensation to IT company and firm client Exorigo-Upos sp. z o.o. for "stock exchange damage."N/APolandHere
Feb-13CMS; Evangelides and Partners; NoerrNoerr advised real estate investment fund Golub GetHouse on financing from a Polish bank for the construction of a private student house in Krakow. CMS acted as lender's counsel while Evangelides and Partners advised the borrower in Cyprus.EUR22.5millionPoland
Feb-14DLA Piper; Luther; Roedl & PartnerDLA Piper advised Eiffel Investment Group on the financing of photovoltaic systems in Poland built by Germany's SUNfarming Group. SUNfarming was advised by Roedl & Partner on Polish law matters and Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft on German law.N/APolandHere
Feb-18Gide Loyrette Nouel; Norton Rose FulbrightGide Warsaw advised Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield on the refinancing of the Galeria Mokotow shopping center in Warsaw.EUR200millionPolandHere
Feb-21K&L GatesA team of lawyers from K&L Gates' Warsaw office, acting pro bono, successfully represented Tomasz Stepien in a case involving the recognition and enforcement in Poland of an arbitral award rendered by the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne in Switzerland.N/APolandHere
Feb-21Baker McKenzie; DentonsBaker McKenzie Warsaw advised Baltisse on its acquisition of Polflam, a Polish fire-resistant glass manufacturer, from its two founders, Maciej Szamborski and Wojciech Wilczak, and from Syntaxis Capital, a private debt and growth capital investor. Dentons, which had advised Syntaxis Capital on its 2014 investment in Polflam (then trading as Glass-Team), advised the sellers on the deal.N/APolandHere
Feb-22DentonsDentons Warsaw advised Mitsui High-tec on it construction of a plant to manufacture generator and motor parts for electric and hybrid vehicles in Invest-Park, the Walbrzych Special Economic Zone in Poland.N/APolandHere
Feb-22Bird & Bird; DMS DeBenedetti Majewski SzczesniakDMS DeBenedetti Majewski Szczesniak advised InterRisk TU SA VIG on its acquisition of shares in TUW TUW from the MACIF Group. Bird & Bird advised the sellers on the deal.N/APolandHere
Feb-25CMSCMS Warsaw advised Aberdeen Standard European Logistics Income PLC on the acquisition of a logistics warehouse in Krakow from Panattoni Development Co and Marvipol SA.N/APolandHere
Feb-28Eversheds Sutherland; WKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski BaehrWKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr advised Centrum Rozliczen Elektronicznych Polskie ePlatnosci S.A. on its acquisition of 100% of shares in Billbird S.A. from International Game Technology. Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland advised International Game Technology on the sale.N/APolandHere
Mar-1Celej & Kondracki; DLA PiperDLA Piper represented TDJ Pitango Ventures in its EUR 3.5 million investment in Custom Sp z o.o. Celej & Kondracki advised Custom and its founders on the deal.EUR3.5millionPolandHere
Mar-5K&L GatesK&L Gates advised Inovo Venture Partners - a Series A fund focused on Poland and CEE - in connection with its investment in Slovakian startup Eyerim.N/APolandHere
Mar-8Zieba & PartnersZieba & Partners advised mBank on its lease of office space at the Warsaw complex from Golub GetHouse and Mennica Polska S.A. Greenberg Traurig advised Golub GetHouse and Mennica Polska.N/APolandHere
Mar-11Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, GorskiSPCG successfully represented former shareholders of PGE Elektrownia Belchatow SA and other companies from the PGE group in a dispute with PGE GiEK SA before the Supreme Court of Poland involving payment of interest due to delays in paying dividends.N/APolandHere
Mar-12Greenberg TraurigThe Warsaw office of Greenberg Traurig has represented Manila's ISOC Group in the acquisition of the Argon building in the Alchemia office complex in Gdansk.N/APolandHere
Mar-13Gide Loyrette Nouel; White & CaseGide Warsaw advised KGHM Polska Miedz S.A. on a USD 450 million financing for Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego. White & Case advised BGK on the deal.USD450millionPolandHere
Mar-13Allen & Overy; Greenberg Traurig; White & Case; Wolf TheissGreenberg Traurig represented Cromwell European Real Estate Investment Trust, acting through its subsidiaries, on the acquisition of 16 predominantly freehold office properties in Poland, the Netherlands, and Finland. The sellers, represented by White & Case in London and Finland and Wolf Theiss in Warsaw, were entities related to Goldman Sachs. Allen & Overy advised the financing banks.N/APolandHere
Mar-18Chajec, Don-Siemion & ZytoChajec, Don-Siemion and Zyto advised funds managed by TFI Capital Partners on a financial investment in the Piotr & Pawel Group, a Polish supermarket chain operating 145 stores.N/APolandHere
Mar-18Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, GorskiSPCG advised Sonae Sierra, a developer and provider of services for developing commercial real estate, on its acquisition of 50% of the shares in the Balmain Asset Management Group.N/APolandHere
Mar-19Act Legal (BSWW)Poland's Act Legal (BSWW) advised the NEO Hospital Group, which runs Krakow's Szpital na Klinach clinic, on the acquisition of the da Vinci surgical system.N/APolandHere
Mar-20Dentons; DLA PiperDentons Warsaw advised HB Reavis on the EUR 350 million financing granted to its three subsidiaries by a syndicate of Santander Bank Polska, Helaba, Bank Pekao, and UniCredit for the construction of Varso Place in Warsaw. The banks were advised by DLA Piper.EUR350millionPolandHere
Mar-21Act Legal (BSWW)Act Legal (BSWW) successfully represented PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe S.A. in procedures aimed at securing interim relief against Astaldi S.p.A.PLN450millionPolandHere
Mar-21Chajec, Don-Siemion & ZytoChajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto advised Nevu Sp. z o.o. on the acquisition of a 100% stake of pharmaceutical and dietary supplement producer Eubioco S.A. from Pelion S.A.N/APolandHere
Mar-21Clifford Chance; Dentons; Linklaters; Weil, Gotshal & MangesClifford Chance advised Australia's Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets and Australian pension funds MTAA Superannuation Fund, Statewide Superannuation Fund, and Westscheme Fund on the sale of DCT Gdansk S.A., Poland's largest container terminal, to a consortium of PSA International Ptd Ltd, the Polish Development Fund, and the IFM Global Infrastructure Fund (managed by IFM Investors). Weil Gotshal & Manges advised the consortium and the Polish Development Fund, Linklaters advised IFM, and Dentons advised PSA.N/APolandHere
Mar-21Greenberg TraurigGreenberg Traurig advised Madison International Realty on its indirect acquisition of a majority stake in Capital Park S.A., an investor in the ArtN complex in the Wola district of Warsaw.N/APolandHere
Mar-21Jara Drapala & PartnersJara Drapala & Partners advised Hive, a new supplier of electric scooters, on its entry into the Polish market.N/APolandHere
Mar-21Eversheds SutherlandWierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland won a tender to provide legal services for road projects carried out by Poland's General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways.N/APolandHere
Mar-22DMS DeBenedetti Majewski SzczesniakDMS DeBenedetti Majewski Szczesniak advised Vienna Insurance Group AG on its acquisition of 100% of the shares in Gothear Towarzystwo Ubezpieczen S.A. from Germany's Gothaer Group.N/APolandHere
Mar-25Act Legal (BSWW)Act Legal Poland helped Strabag PFA Austria GmbH - a member of the Strabag Group - acquire 100% of the shares of Caverion Polska Sp. z o.o. from Finland's Caverion Oyj.N/APolandHere
Mar-25Chajec, Don-Siemion & ZytoChajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto advised CP Fundusz Inwestycyjny Zamkniety and Capital Partners Investment I Fundusz Inwestycyjny Zamkniety on the sale of 100% of their shares and bonds in Symbio Polska S.A., as well as on an investment in an unnamed FMCG company.N/APolandHere
Mar-25Gessel; Mrowiec Fialek & PartnersGessel assisted mLeasing sp. z o.o. with its acquisition of a 100% stake in LeaseLink sp. z o.o., from Pragma Faktoring S.A. coupled with refinancing of LeaseLink's debt. Mrowiec Fialek and Partners advised Pragma Faktoring S.A. and the minority shareholders of LeaseLink sp. z o.o. on the sale.N/APolandHere
Mar-25Dentons; K&L GatesK&L Gates advised PFR Ventures on its investment in the Cogito Capital Partners fund, created to support startups in the growth phase. Dentons advised Cogito on the deal.N/APolandHere
Mar-25Clifford Chance; White & CaseWhite & Case advised the Polish Ministry of Finance on the EUR 2 billion issuance of 10 and 30-year Euro-denominated Green Bonds, maturing on March 7, 2029 and March 8, 2049 respectively. Clifford Chance advised lead managers and bookrunners Citi, ING, J.P. Morgan, PKO BP, Santander, and Societe Generale.EUR2billionPolandHere
Mar-26CMS; White & CaseWhite & Case advised Vienna-based FLE on the purchase of the K1 office building in Krakow. CMS advised the seller, an unnamed global investment manager, on the deal.N/APolandHere
Mar-29Mrowiec Fialek & PartnersMrowiec Fialek and Partners advised ZAP Sznajder Batterien S.A. on the acquisition of 100% of shares in NEF Battery Holding S.a r.l., the majority shareholder of Orzel Bialy S.A.N/APolandHere
Mar-29Weil, Gotshal & MangesWeil Gotshal & Manges advised Tacit Investment and its subsidiary on the opening of a Nobu Hotel and Restaurant in Warsaw.N/APolandHere
Mar-30Crido Legal; Squire Patton BoggsSquire Patton Boggs advised the administrators of Wonga Worldwide Limited (in administration) on the sale of all shares in Wonga.pl sp. z o.o. to Kruk S.A. Crido Legal advised the buyer.PLN97.1millionPoland
Apr-1Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto; DZP Domanski Zakrzewski PalinkaChajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto advised RED 8, a group of advertising and marketing companies, on the sale of Content Invest Sp. z o.o. to a company from the Dentsu Aegis Group. DZP Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka advised the Dentsu Aegis Group.N/APolandHere
Apr-2Linklaters; Paul HastingsLinklaters advised Patron Capital on the acquisition of the 5-star Sheraton Hotel in the center of Warsaw from a joint venture of Benson Elliot and Walton Street. Paul Hastings in London and WKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski Baehr in Warsaw advised the sellers on the sale.N/APolandHere
Apr-2Act Legal (BSWW)The Warsaw office of Act Legal advised Finnish developer YIT on the acquisition of a six-hectare property in the Warsaw district of Bemowo.N/APolandHere
Apr-2Greenberg Traurig; Eversheds SutherlandWierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland advised Drukarnia Embe Press on the sale of 80% of the company's shares to Innova Capital. Greenberg Traurig advised the buyer on the deal.N/APolandHere
Apr-3Jara Drapala & PartnersJara Drapala & Partners, working with SWS Strykowski Wachowiak, successfully represented Mostostal Warszawa S.A. in a dispute against Zaklad Unieszkodliwiania Odpadow regarding a contract for the construction of a waste incineration plant in the city of Szczecin.N/APolandHere
Apr-9Chajec, Don-Siemion & ZytoChajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto advised biotechnology company Pharmena S.A. on the transfer of its shares to the Warsaw Stock Exchange from the NewConnect market.N/APolandHere
Apr-9Crido LegalCrido Legal advised Akademia Pilkarska Legii Sp. z o.o. - a special purpose vehicle of Legia Warszawa S.A. - on the establishment of a modern football training complex in the Grodzisk Mazowiecki municipality of Poland.N/APolandHere
Apr-9Greenberg TraurigGreenberg Traurig represented Mazovia Capital in the sale of the Mazovia Plaza office building to M7, a pan-European investor and asset manager.N/APolandHere
Apr-9LinklatersLinklaters advised Globalworth Poland on its EUR 37 million acquisition of the Rondo Business Park office complex in Krakow.EUR37millionPolandHere
Apr-9Crido Legal; SSW Pragmatic SolutionsSSW advised Skanska S.A. on its sale of 11 bituminous mass plants and other assets to Colas Polska sp. z o.o. Crido Legal advised Colas Polska on the transaction.PLN120millionPolandHere
Apr-10Baker McKenzie; Dentons; White & CaseDentons Warsaw advised a fund managed by GLL Real Estate Partners on the acquisition of the Gatehouse Offices, the first building in the Warsaw Brewery complex, from Echo Investment. White & Case and Baker McKenzie advised Echo Investment on the sale.EUR76.8millionPolandHere
Apr-10Act Legal (BSWW); DentonsDentons Warsaw advised Patrizia Immobilien AG, the Germany-based provider of real estate investments, on the sale of the Atrium International office building in Warsaw's central business district to Strabag Real Estate. Act Legal (BSWW) advised Strabag on the acquisition.N/APolandHere
Apr-10Greenberg TraurigGreenberg Traurig Warsaw advised Akron Investment Central Eastern Europe II and Heitman on the sale of 100% of the shares in the Warsaw Trade Tower office building to Globalworth Poland Real Estate.N/APolandHere
Apr-10RKKW Kwasnicki, Wrobel & PartnersRKKW Kwasnicki, Wrobel & Partners successfully represented Leszek Gierszewski, the majority shareholder and president of the board of Drutex SA, in a family business dispute in the District Court in Gdansk and the District Court in Slupsk.N/APolandHere
Apr-15Baker Tilly ; Gide Loyrette Nouel; LinklatersGide advised Yareal International on the sale of buildings A and B in Warsaw's LIXA office project to Commerz Real AG. Commerz Real was advised by Baker Tilly in Poland and Linklaters in Luxembourg.N/APolandHere
Apr-16Greenberg TraurigThe Greenberg Traurig Warsaw office advised VD Invest, a subsidiary of Vantage Development, on the sale of Wroclaw's Delta 44 office-retail building to pan-European investor and asset manager M7.N/APolandHere
Apr-18Hogan LovellsHogan Lovells successfully represented the Malta Foundation in a dispute with Poland's Ministry of Culture and National Heritage in the Regional Court in Warsaw.N/APolandHere
Apr-18Baker McKenzie; Kochanski & Partners; White & CaseKochanski & Partners advised IB6 Fundusz Inwestycyjny Zamkniety Aktywow Niepublicznych, an investment fund managed by the Griffin Real Estate group, on the sale of a Warsaw office building to an entity belonging to the Generali group. The purchaser was advised y White & Case and Baker McKenzie.N/APolandHere
Apr-25Mrowiec Fialek & PartnersMrowiec Fialek and Partners advised private equity fund Value4Capital on the sale of the Konsalnet group's operations in the field of security of persons and assets, including manned guarding, GPS monitoring, and technical security systems, to Separgefi SAS.N/APolandHere
Apr-26CMS; Solivan Pontes; SSW Pragmatic SolutionsSolivan, the Polish member firm of Pontes The CEE Lawyers network, advised German project developer WKN on the sale of the 42 MW Barwice wind farm and the 132 MW Jasna wind farm to Germany's Wirtgen Invest Energy GmbH and Stadtwerke Munchen, respectively. Wirtgen Invest was represented by SSW Pragmatic Solutions and Stadtwerke Munchen was advised by CMS in Germany and Poland.N/APolandHere
May-2Greenberg TraurigGreenberg Traurig advised Tritax EuroBox plc on the acquisition of a logistics facility in Strykow, Central Poland, from a company belonging to the Panattoni Europe group.N/APolandHere
May-2SSW Pragmatic SolutionsSSW Pragmatic Solutions advised PGS Software on the introduction of its I-series shares to trading on the regulated market of the Warsaw Stock Exchange.N/APolandHere
May-3GesselGessel assisted Sunfish Partners with the legal and tax structuring of a new fund established under the PFR Starter program of the Polish Development Fund.N/APolandHere
May-3Greenberg Traurig_Greenberg Traurig advised Union Investment on the acquisition of a multiplex cinema in Lodz from the Cineworld Group.N/APolandHere
May-8Baker McKenzie; DentonsDentons advised Solaque Holding Ltd, a developer of renewable energy installations, on setting up a joint venture with Wind Power Invest A/S, advised by Baker McKenzie Warsaw.N/APolandHere
May-8Maruta Wachta; Whitestone LegalMaruta Wachta advised Orange Poland on its acquisition of a 100% stake in BlueSoft from Tokajami and Wellchosen Investments. Tokajami and Wellchosen Investments received legal advice from Whitestone Legal.PLN200millionPolandHere
May-9Clifford Chance; Gide Loyrette NouelClifford Chance advised Commerzbank on the April 5th issuance by mBank of CHF 125,000,000.00 unsecured bonds under the EMTN Program that will be listed on SIX Swiss Exchange Ltd. Gide advised mBank.CHF125millionPolandHere
May-9Jara Drapala & PartnersJara Drapala & Partners advised Mercedes-Benz Polska on matters related to the development of a logistics center in Olltarzew, near Warsaw.N/APolandHere
May-13KKLWKKLW is assisting the Sinfonia Varsovia Orchestra with the construction of the orchestra's new headquarters in Warsaw.N/APolandHere
May-15Dentons; Weil, Gotshal & MangesDentons Warsaw advised Bank Pekao S.A., BNP Paribas Bank Polska S.A., and Banco de Sabadell S.A on revolving credit facilities worth a total of PLN 500 million granted to the CIECH S.A. chemical company and guaranteed by CIECH's five subsidiaries. Weil Gotshal & Manges advised CIECH on the deal.PLN500millionPolandHere
May-15Deloitte Legal; Mrowiec Fialek & PartnersMrowiec Fialek and Partners advised Value4Capital's V4C Poland Plus Fund on the acquisition of a minority stake in Dreamcommerce S.A. from the company's shareholders. Dreamcommerce S.A. was advised by Deloitte Legal.N/APolandHere
May-17Dentons; Weil, Gotshal & MangesDentons Warsaw advised Kajima Student Housing Limited on the acquisition of a majority stake in Student Depo, the operator of a chain of student dormitories in Poland, from Oaktree Capital Management. Weil, Gotshal & Manges advised the seller on the deal, which left former JV partner Griffin Real Estate Partners retaining its 10% share in the chain.N/APolandHere
May-17Allen & Overy; Dentons; Hogan LovellsHogan Lovells advised Xcity Investment Sp. z o.o. and Dentons advised HB Reavis on their sale of the West Station office complex in Warsaw to Mapletree Investments. Allen & Overy advised Mapletree on the acquisition.N/APolandHere
May-22Hogan Lovells; MagnussonThe Warsaw office of Hogan Lovells advised the ISOC Group on the acquisition of three class A Business Garden Wroclaw I office buildings from Vastint Polska. Magnusson advised the seller on the deal.N/APolandHere
May-29Act Legal (BSWW)BSWW Act Legal in Poland advised Rank Progress S.A. on its sale of over eight hectares of investment land to Vantage Development S.A.PLN75millionPolandHere
May-29Allen & Overy; EY Law; Hogan LovellsHogan Lovells Poland advised the owner of Cinema 3D S.A. on the sale of its Polish portfolio to Vue International. Allen & Overy advised Vue International and its Polish subsidiary Multikino on the acquisition. EY Law helped Vue International obtain the consent of The President of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection for the transaction.N/APolandHere
Jun-1RS LegalRS Legal supported PKP Energetyka S.A. (CVC Capital Partners) - a private company in charge of the power grid that supplies electricity to the national railway network and customers connected to that network - in the electricity tariff approval process before the President of the Energy Regulatory Office.N/APoland
Jun-3Act Legal (BSWW)Act Legal Poland advised Heli Aviation Service Sp. z o.o. on the purchase of an AW169 helicopter manufactured by Leonardo S.p.A., formerly AgustaWestland.N/APolandHere
Jun-3DentonsDentons advised a syndicate of six banks, including the EBRD, Bank Pekao S.A., and DNB Bank Polska S.A., on a EUR 290 million loan to Potegowo Mashav for the construction and operation of a wind farm in Northern Poland.EUR290millionPolandHere
Jun-3Greenberg TraurigGreenberg Traurig Poland advised Cyfrowy Polsat on the issue of series B bonds.PLN1billionPolandHere
Jun-4Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, GorskiSPCG Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, Gorski successfully represented Engie Zielona Energia Sp. z o.o. in a dispute involving its lease of land for a wind farm and attempt to reduce the lease due to the collapse of the renewable energy market and the dramatic fall in electricity prices and green certificates.N/APolandHere
Jun-5Greenberg Traurig; Shearman & SterlingGreenberg Traurig and Shearman & Sterling advised Societe Generale on the PLN 1.83 billion sale of Euro Bank, its retail banking subsidiary in Poland, to Bank Millennium.PLN1.83billionPolandHere
Jun-6Aplaw Artur PiechockiAPlaw advised ComCERT S.A. on the sale of its shares to IT software developer Asseco Poland S.A.N/APolandHere
Jun-11Crido Legal; DentonsDentons advised Jozef Grzymala, a co-founder of Polish pharmaceutical company LEK-AM, on the sale of the company to the other co-founder, Andrzej Wyrzykowski. Crido advised Andrzej Wyrzykowski.N/APolandHere
Jun-11Dentons; LinklatersDentons Real advised GLL Real Estate Partners on a sale of shares in the company owning the Renaissance office building in central Warsaw to KanAm Grund Group. Linklaters advised the buyers on the deal.N/APolandHere
Jun-14Dubois & Wspolnicy; NoerrNoerr advised Merkur Sportwetten, a member of the Gauselmann Group, on the acquisition of a majority stake in Totolotek, a member of the Intralot Group. Totolotek was advised by Dubois & Wspolnicy.N/APolandHere
Jun-14Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, GorskiSPCG Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, Gorski successfully represented Air Liquide Global E&C Solutions Poland S.A. in Poland's Supreme Administrative Court regarding corporate income tax.N/APolandHere
Jun-17Jara Drapala & PartnersJara Drapala & Partners successfully persuaded the Lodz, Poland Appellate Court to affirm the judgment of the lower court awarding firm client Mosty Lodz S.A. nearly PLN 32 million from the City of Lodz.PLN32millionPolandHere
Jun-18Allen & OveryAllen & Overy advised PKO Bank Hipoteczny on the issue of green covered bonds worth PLN 250 million.PLN250millionPolandHere
Jun-20Greenberg Traurig; MagnussonGreenberg Traurig advised Madison International Realty and Ghelamco on the sale of the Warsaw Spire A office building to Immofinanz. Magnusson advised Immofinanz on the transactionN/APolandHere
Jun-21Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, GorskiSPCG Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, & Gorski advised Spanish company Invall Green Energy on the sale of its shares in Pomerania Invall sp. o.o. to Lietuvos Energija Renewables, a member of the Lietuvos Energija Group.N/APolandHere
Jun-26Allen & Overy; Baker McKenzie; DentonsDentons and Baker McKenzie advised Skanska on the sale of an office building in the Nowy Rynek complex in Poznan, custom-built for Franklin Templeton Investments fund. Allen & Overy advised Franklin Templeton.N/APolandHere
Jun-26Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka; Gluchowski Siemiatkowski Zwara; Szymanczyk Roman Deresz Karpinski AdwokaciDomanski Zakrzewski Palinka advised Tramwaje Warszawskie on its contract with Korea's Hyundai Rotem for 213 trams. Gluchowski Siemiatkowski Zwara and Szymanczyk Roman Deresz Karpinski Adwokaci advised Hyundai Rotem on the deal.PLN1.8billionPolandHere
Jun-26Clifford Chance; Wardynski & Partners; White & CaseWardynski & Partners advised the largest bondholders of series D and F bonds issued by OT Logistics S.A. and listed on Catalyst regarding the issuance of series H refinancing bonds. Clifford Chance advised OT Logistics and White & Case advised the banks on the issuance.N/APolandHere
Jun-27RK Legal; WKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski BaehrWKB advised Infradata on the acquisition of 100% of shares in DIM System sp. z o.o. and Tukan IT sp. z o.o. RK Legal advised the sellers on the deal.N/APolandHere
Jun-28Act Legal (BSWW)BSWW Act Legal advised Silver Dental Clinic's owners on the sale of the company to the Lux Med Group.N/APolandHere
Jun-30Kancelaria Adwokacka Marcin Krawczyk; Squire Patton BoggsSquire Patton Boggs advised CNG Holdings / Axcess Financial on the sale of a 100% stake in Polish consumer loans lender Axcess Financial Poland to E-Kancelaria. Kancelaria Adwokacka Marcin Krawczyk advised the buyer.N/APoland
Jul-2Dentons; LinklatersDentons advised EPP on the sale of a 70% stake in a joint venture company holding 11 newly-built office properties to Henderson Park. Linklaters advised Henderson Park on the deal, which sees EPP maintaining its 30% stake in the joint venture and continuing to manage properties in cooperation with Henderson Park.N/APolandHere
Jul-2Kondracki Celej; OrrickKondracki Celej advised PolSource S.A., a Salesforce customer success platform advisory company, on a Series A growth round with investment from existing shareholders, company executives, and Salesforce Ventures, which recently launched a USD 125 million Europe Trailblazer Fund to fuel enterprise cloud startups. Orrick advised Salesforce Ventures on the deal.USD125millionPolandHere
Jul-2Linklaters; Rykowski JusielLinklaters advised LUX MED on its 100% acquisition of Centrum Medyczne Mavit Sp. z o.o. from its majority shareholder Resource Partners and the company's unnamed founding minority shareholder. Rykowski Jusiel advised the sellers on the deal.N/APolandHere
Jul-3Crido Legal; Peterka & PartnersPeterka & Partners Poland advised Denmark's Falck group on the sale of its shares in Falck Medical Centers sp. z o.o. and subsidiary Starowka sp. z o.o to PZU Zdrowie. Crido Legal advised PZU Zdrowie.N/APolandHere
Jul-4Act Legal (BSWW)BSWW Act Legal Poland advised Progress XVIII sp. z o.o.-S.K.A., a subsidiary of Rank Progress S.A., on its acquisition of nearly eight hectares of land in Otwock, a town in central Poland, for the development of a shopping mall.PLN27millionPolandHere
Jul-4Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, GorskiSPCG Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, Gorski advised AgioFunds TFI on the creation of Polish closed-end portfolio investment fund Beta ETF mWIG40TR, with the Brokerage House of Bank Ochrony Srodowiska acting as the offering entity.N/APolandHere
Jul-5Euclid; Gide Loyrette Nouel; SMM LegalSMM Legal, Euclid, and Gide Loyrette Nouel have assisted PKN Orlen prepare to notify and notify the European Commission in Brussels of its intent to acquire Grupa Lotos S.A.N/APolandHere
Jul-8Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka; DWF; K&L GatesDZP advised DWF Group plc on its acquisition of the legal services business of K&L Gates Jamka sp.k. in Warsaw.N/APolandHere
Jul-8LinklatersLinklaters advised Chariot Group on the disposal of a portfolio of four M1 shopping centers to a subsidiary of EPP N.V.EUR224millionPolandHere
Jul-10Gide Loyrette NouelGide advised KGHM Polska Miedz S.A. on its issuance of two series of bonds.EUR471millionPolandHere
Jul-10SSW Pragmatic SolutionsSSW Pragmatic Solutions advised MWP Group s.r.o. on its sale of a Czech holding company, the sole shareholder of Polish company Zaklady Chemiczne Permedia S.A., to the LERG capital group.N/APolandHere
Jul-10Zieba & PartnersZieba & Partners advised Echo Investment on an unspecified real estate acquisition in the center of Poznan.N/APolandHere
Jul-12Dentons; Greenberg TraurigDentons advised Kulczyk Silverstein Properties on its sale of the Ethos office building in downtown Warsaw to a fund operated by Credit Suisse Asset Management, which was advised by Greenberg Traurig.N/APolandHere
Jul-12Clifford Chance; Dentons; DLA PiperDentons Warsaw advised Hines Polska on its acquisition of the Zalando Lounge distribution center from Hillwood Development, which was advised by Clifford Chance. Financing was provided by PKO Bank Polski, advised by DLA Piper.N/APolandHere
Jul-12Zieba & PartnersZieba & Partners is continuing its cooperation with Grupa Azoty S.A. on a project developed by Azoty Compounding sp. z o.o.N/APolandHere
Jul-16Kubas Kos GalkowskiKubas Kos Glkowski advised Sabre Polska on its lease of approximately 16 thousand square meters of office space in the Tischnera Office building in Krakow from the Cavatina Group.N/APolandHere
Jul-17Compliance Partners; LinklatersLinklaters advised DYWIDAG-Systems International on its acquisition of PARTEC System from its founder, 100% shareholder, and CEO Krzysztof Kotarba, who was advised by Compliance Partners.N/APolandHere
Jul-18CMS; Weil, Gotshal & MangesCMS advised the Modus Group on its sale of 49 solar power plants in Poland to Aberdeen Standard Investments SL Capital Infrastructure II fund. Weil, Gotshal & Manges advised the buyers on the deal.N/APolandHere
Jul-19Mrowiec Fialek & PartnersMrowiec Fialek & Partners advised the shareholders of Pentacomp Systemy Informatyczne S.A. on their sale of a majority stake in the company to Lorentz Tech Limited.N/APolandHere
Jul-19Robert Siwik Law FirmThe Law Firm of Attorney-at-Law Dr Robert Siwik represented Central Europe Genomics Center sp. o.o. in a Polish public procurement procedure entitled "Delivery of Innovative Products That Make Up the Genomic Map of Poland," conducted by the Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences.N/APolandHere
Jul-22Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, GorskiSPCG helped AgioFunds TFI obtain the approval for prospectuses from the Polish Financial Supervision Authority to create two closed-end portfolio funds in Poland.N/APolandHere
Jul-23Act Legal (BSWW)BSWW Act Legal advised Adventum on its acquisition of the Poznan Financial Center in Poznan.N/APolandHere
Jul-23CMSCMS advised Motel One, a German network of hotels operating across Europe, on its entry into the Polish market and the acquisition of the first Motel One hotel in Warsaw.N/APolandHere
Jul-23Greenberg Traurig; White & CaseGreenberg Traurig advised Spanish private equity fund Azora Europa on the sale of two office buildings in Warsaw to M7 Real Estate. White & Case advised M7 Real Estate.N/APolandHere
Jul-24Baker McKenzie; DentonsDentons advised the Polnord Group on the sale of the Betheone and Befree office buildings in Warsaw's Wilanow Office Park complex to a subsidiary of Polski Holding Nieruchomosci, which was advised by Baker McKenzie.N/APolandHere
Jul-24Greenberg Traurig; Norton Rose FulbrightGreenberg Traurig advised Benson Elliot on its acquisition of the Diamentum Office in Wroclaw from Cavatina Holding. Dentons advised Cavatina Holding.N/APolandHere
Jul-25Clifford Chance; Norton Rose FulbrightNorton Rose Fulbright advised Grupa Lotos SA on the USD 500 million refinancing of loan facilities contracted by the company in connection with its "Program 10+" financing. Clifford Chance advised a consortium of domestic and international banks on the deal.USD500millionPolandHere
Jul-25Grabalski, Kempinski i Wspolnicy; Soltysinski Kawecki & SzlezakSoltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak advised Rolmlecz shareholders on the sale of the company to the Polmlek group in Poland. Grabalski, Kempinski i Wspolnicy advised Polmlek on the acquisition.N/APolandHere
Jul-25SSW Pragmatic SolutionsSSW helped Ferrum S.A. receive regulatory approval for its prospectus from the Polish Financial Supervision Authority.N/APolandHere
Jul-26Noerr; White & CaseNoerr advised Al-Sraiya Hotels & Hospitality Group on the refinancing of the Westin Warsaw hotel. The EUR 41 million loan was provided by Bank Polska Kasa Opieki S.A. White & Case advised the bank.EUR41millionPoland
Jul-29SMM LegalSMM Legal helped Energa-Obrot S.A. settle a dispute with an unnamed wind farm over the validity of a framework agreement for the sale of green certificates.N/APolandHere
Jul-29Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak; Wardynski & PartnersSoltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak advised Polish businessman Piotr Morkowski on his sale of shares in WiseBase sp. z o.o. to Syndigo Polska sp. z o.o.N/APolandHere
Jul-30Act Legal (BSWW)BSWW Act Legal advised Polish developer Echo Investment on its acquisition of Elektrownia RE sp. z o.o in Lodz.N/APolandHere
Jul-30Czabanski & Galuszynski; LinklatersCzabanski & Galuszynski advised Polskie Gornictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo SA on a PLN 10 billion credit agreement with a consortium of banks, which were advised by Linklaters.PLN10billionPolandHere
Jul-30RS LegalRS Legal advised PKN Orlen S.A. on a project involving a retrofit of the TG1 turbine generator set at the CHP Plock thermal power plant.N/APolandHere
Jul-30SSW Pragmatic Solutions; Wolf TheissSSW Pragmatic Solutions advised investment vehicles belonging to the 4fi and Origami groups on their take-over of a portfolio of five commercial facilities in several Polish cities from Tesco.N/APolandHere
Aug-1Czabanski & GaluszynskiCzabanski & Galuszynski advised Powszechna Kasa Oszczednosci Bank Polski SA and Credit Agricole Bank Polska SA. on syndicated financing for the Pamapol Group companies.N/APolandHere
Aug-1DLA PiperDLA Piper successfully represented the Qubus Hotel in its claim for damages against the City of Warsaw related to what the firm describes as its "unlawful refusal to issue a building permit for a hotel."N/APolandHere
Aug-2DLA Piper; Sullivan & Cromwell; WKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski BaehrDLA Piper advised First Data Corporation on the indirect acquisition of First Data Polska's shares by Fiserv, Inc. WKB and Sullivan & Cromwell advised Fiserv on the deal, which was part of a global merger of First Data with subsidiary Fiserv that was valued at USD 22 billion.USD22billionPolandHere
August-2Eversheds Sutherland; Taylor WessingEversheds Sutherland advised Cogito Fund I on its first investment in MarketInvoice, a London-based online invoice finance platform. Taylor Wessing advised MarketInvoice on the deal.N/APolandHere
August-5Gessel; White & CaseGessel advised a private equity fund managed by Enterprise Investors and the three founders of 3S on the sale of 100% shares in 3S to Play Communications subsidiary P4. White & Case advised P4 on the matter.EUR96millionPolandHere
August-6Czabanski & GaluszynskiCzabanski & Galuszynski advised Acteeum Central Europe and Equilis Polska on a loan of approximately EUR 21 million they received from mBank to finance the construction of a shopping center in the Polish city of Chelm.EUR21millionPolandHere
August-6GesselGessel helped Internet operator Przelewy24 and Nets enter into a strategic alliance to create the P24 DotCard payment services entity.N/APolandHere
August-14Clifford ChanceClifford Chance, acting pro bono on behalf of LGBTQ Groups in Poland, has persuaded a Polish court to order the conservative Gazeta Polska newspaper to halt the distribution of "LGBT-free zone" stickers.N/APolandHere
August-14DentonsDentons advised investment firm Benson Elliot on its purchase of the Aktyn Business Centre in Warsaw.N/APolandHere
August-14DLA Piper; LinklatersDLA Piper advised Santander Bank Polska and Helaba, Landesbank Hessen-Thuringen, on their grant of a loan to finance the construction of 1060 rental apartments at Resi4Rent projects in Poznan, Warsaw, and Gdansk. Linklaters advised Resi4Rent on the deal.EUR47.15millionPolandHere
August-14Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, GorskiSPCG Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, Gorski successfully represented Amon sp. z o.o., a subsidiary of Polenergia S.A., in proceedings involving a potentially ineffective termination of a contract by Polska Energia - Pierwsza Kompania Handlowa sp. z o.o., a subsidiary of Tauron Polska Energia S.A.N/APolandHere
August-15Bird & BirdBird & Bird assisted Siemens Mobility with its successful participation in a tender for the supply of an intelligent traffic management and control system in the Polish city of Tychy.PLN118millionPolandHere
Aug-15Gide Loyrette Nouel; Greenberg TraurigGreenberg Traurig advised Eltel AB on the EUR 12.7 million sale of its Polish Communication business to Vinci Energies SA, which was advised by Gide.EUR12.7millionPolandHere
Aug-15Gorazda Swistun Watroba & Partners; RKKW Kwasnicki, Wrobel & PartnersRKKW advised Fitness Place, a subsidiary of Benefit Systems, on its acquisition of twelve fitness clubs in Poland operating under the Platinum Fitness brand. Gorazda, Swistun, Watroba & Partners advised Platinum Fitness on the deal.EUR12.7MillionPolandHere
Aug-15Kondracki Celej; DWF; Eversheds SutherlandWierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland advised EEC Magenta on the PLN 13 million round B funding of Reliability Solutions, which was advised by Kondracki Celej. Icos Capital, which was advised by DWF, also invested in Reliability Solutions.PLN13millionPolandHere
Aug-19Clifford Chance; LinklatersLinklaters advised ING Bank Slaski on the acquisition of a 45% stake in investment fund management company NN Investment Partners TFI in Poland from NN Investment Partners International Holdings. Clifford Chance advised the sellers on the deal.N/APolandHere
Aug-19Gessel; White & CaseWhite & Case advised Emperia Holding S.A. on the sale of its Infinite Sp. z o.o. subsidiary to Poland's DIalCom24 Group. Gessel advised the buyers on the deal.N/APolandHere
Aug-19DWF; Eversheds Sutherland; Kondracki Celej; DWFWierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland has advised EEC Magenta on the PLN 13 million round B funding of Reliability Solutions, which was advised by Kondracki Celej. Icos Capital, advised by DWF, also invested in Reliability Solutions.PLN13millionPolandHere
Aug-21CMSCMS advised Warbud S.A on its entrance into a public-private partnership investment project involving the reconstruction and expansion of a secondary school in Piastow, Poland.N/APolandHere
Aug-22GesselGessel advised Stemlab, a subsidiary of the Polish Stem Cell Bank, on its acquisition of the remaining 65% of the shares of Portuguese stem cell bank Bebecord, giving it sole ownership of the company.N/APolandHere
Aug-22SSW Pragmatic SolutionsSSW Pragmatic Solutions advised the Thimm Group on the acquisition of 100% shares of United Packaging, a company that manufactures corrugated board.N/APolandHere
Aug-22Zieba & PartnersZieba & Partners advised Danish IT company EG A/S on its lease of office premises in Warsaw from Park Avenue 2010 sp. z o.o.N/APolandHere
Aug-23Doktor Jerszynski Pietras; SSW Pragmatic SolutionsSSW Pragmatic Solutions advised Unilink Group on the acquisition of the Consultia group. Doktor Jerszynski Pietras advised Consultia on the deal.N/APolandHere
Aug-23RS LegalRS Legal advised Innogy Polska S.A. on the acquisition of the remaining interests and assumption of 100% control of Foton Technik Sp. z o.o.N/APoland
Aug-26Act Legal (BSWW); Baker McKenzieAct Legal Poland advised Inter-BudGroup on its lease of office space in the Fabryczna Office Park in Krakow to UBS. Baker McKenzie advised UBS on the deal.N/APolandHere
Aug-27GesselGessel advised Sunfish Partners on the first round of financing to Molecule One sp. z o.o.,, a start-up that develops software for designing artificial synthesis models based on artificial intelligence.N/APolandHere
Aug-28DentonsDentons advised Solar Turbines Europe on its successful bid in a tender for the supply and maintenance of a set of compressor units for the Baltic Pipe project.N/APolandHere
Aug-28DentonsDentons advised Stadler Polska on its agreement to build and sell 12 FLIRT electric multiple units to PKP Intercity. The contract also provides for maintenance of the train units for 15 years.N/APolandHere
Aug-29Domanski Zakrzewski PalinkaDomanski Zakrzewski Palinka is advising Toyota Motor Manufacturing Poland on its manufacture of a second electronic continuously variable transmission for low-emission hybrid systems, which will work with a 1.5l engine.N/APolandHere
Aug-30Act Legal (BSWW)Act Legal Poland advised Finland's YIT Development on the purchase of a land lot in Sadyba, Warsaw.N/APolandHere
Sep-2Baker TillyBaker Tilly Woroszylska advised TPA Poland, a Warsaw-based tax advisory, audit, accounting, and payroll outsourcing company that is part of the Baker Tilly International network, on its merger with Moore Stephens Central Audit Team, which includes over 60 tax, accounting, and auditing specialists.N/APolandHere
Sep-2Allen & Overy; Domanski Zakrzewski PalinkaDomanski Zakrzewski Palinka advised Impax Asset Management on the sale of a 42 MW wind farm in Kisielice, Poland, to a Green Investment Group investment fund managed by the Macquarie Group Ltd. Allen & Overy advised the buyers on the deal.N/APolandHere
Sep-3Bird & Bird; Kancelaria KozlowskiBird & Bird advised Exeter Property Group on the acquisition of a logistics park in Sosnowiec, Poland, from Biuro Inwestycji Kapitalowych, which was advised by Kancelaria Kozlowski.N/APolandHere
Sep-4CMS; Domanski Zakrzewski PalinkaCMS advised the owners of Kino Swiat, a film distributor in Poland, on the sale to ITI Neovision S.A, the operator of the nc+ platform. Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka advised ITI Neovision on the deal.N/APolandHere
Sep-6Clifford Chance; DentonsDentons advised Atrium Poland on its acquisition of Warsaw's King Cross Praga shopping mall (minus the hypermarket part of the complex) from the PFCEE Dutch Holding fund, an affiliate of CBRE Global Investors. Clifford Chance advised PFCEE.EUR43millionPolandHere
Sep-6Domanski Zakrzewski PalinkaDomanski Zakrzewski Palinka successfully represented Dobra Energia Olsztyna in a challenge to its selection via a tender process to construct a new combined heat and power plant in Olsztyn by way of a public-private partnership.N/APolandHere
Sep-6Greenberg Traurig; LinklatersLinklaters advised UBM Development AG on the sale of a new Holiday Inn hotel in Gdansk, Poland, to an institutional investment fund managed by the German Union Investment Real Estate GmbH. Greenberg Traurig advised the buyer on the deal.EUR38.25millionPolandHere
Sep-9DWF; Freshfields; K&L GatesDWF Poland, working with K&L Gates, advised Tauron Polska Energia S.A. on the acquisition of five wind farms located in the north of Poland with a total capacity of 180 MW from the In.Ventus Group. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer advised the In.Ventus group on the deal.EUR137millionPolandHere
Sep-11Act Legal (BSWW)Act Legal (BSWW) advised the Kliny Hospital in Krakow, Poland, on its purchase of an online training simulator from Intuitive Surgical for surgeons performing procedures with the da Vinci robot.N/APolandHere
Sep-11Grant Thornton; Skils; WKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski BaehrWKB advised the CEZ capital group on Polish aspects of its acquisition of a majority of shares in Euroklimat, a provider of building installation services, from its founders and shareholders. The Czech Republic's Skils law firm was lead counsel to CEZ, and Grant Thornton advised Euroklimat and its shareholders on the deal.N/APolandHere
Sep-17Act Legal (BSWW); Greenberg TraurigGreenberg Traurig advised Credit Suisse Asset Management Global Real Estate on the acquisition of the Astoria Premium Offices in Warsaw from Strabag, and on the financing of the acquisition. Act Legal (BSWW) advised Strabag on the deal.N/APolandHere
Sep-17White & CaseWhite & Case Warsaw advised Kenbourne Invest S.A. on the accelerated book-building process announced by Kenbourne Invest and Tollerton Investments Ltd. for the sale of shares in Play Communications S.A.N/APolandHere
Sep-17Eversheds Sutherland; Porebski I WspolnicyWierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland advised EEC Magenta on its investment in the TakeTask platform. The Porebski i Wspolnicy law firm advised TakeTask on the series A financing round.N/APolandHere
Sep-26Baker Mckenzie; Dentons; Greenberg TraurigDentons Warsaw advised Skanska on the sale of two buildings in the High5ive office complex in Krakow and the Nowy Targ office building in Wroclaw to a fund managed by Credit Suisse Asset Management Global Real Estate. Baker McKenzie advised Skanska on tax matters, and Greenberg Traurig advised Credit Suisse .EUR214millionPolandHere
Sep-26Mrowiec Fialek & PartnersMrowiec Fialek and Partners advised Ceramika Nowa Gala S.A. on an unspecified investment agreement with Cerrad sp. z o.o.N/APolandHere
Sep-27Kochanski & PartnersKochanski & Partners advised Ringier Axel Springer Polska throughout RUCH S.A.'s restructuring, including in proceedings before the Restructuring Court and at meetings of the Creditors' Committee.N/APolandHere
Sep-30Act Legal (BSWW)Act Legal Poland advised Finland's YIT Development on the purchase of a land lot in Gdansk.N/APolandHere
Sep-30Act Legal (BSWW)Act Legal Poland advised Moderna Holding sp. z o.o. on its acquisition of 100% shares in Przedsiebiorstwo Budowlane Kokoszki S.A., a Gdansk-based developer company.N/APolandHere
Oct-9Magnusson; Wardynski & PartnersMagnusson advised Vastint Poland on the sale of the first stage of the Business Garden Poznan office buildings to Singapore's Cromwell European REIT fund. Wardynski & Partners advised Cromwell European on the deal.N/APolandHere
Oct-9SSW Pragmatic SolutionsSSW Pragmatic Solutions acted as legal advisor to WDB Brokerzy Ubezpieczeniowi on its delisting from NewConnect. Prior to delisting, the company's key shareholders performed a squeeze-out of minority shareholders.N/APolandHere
Oct-9BCLA; SSW Pragmatic SolutionsSSW Pragmatic Solutions advised the CC83 Closed Investment Fund of Private Assets on the acquisition of an office building in Warsaw from the Griffin Real Estate Group. The BCLA law firm advised the Griffin Real Estate Group on the deal.N/APolandHere
Oct-10CMS; Weil, Gotshal & MangesSolivan advised ReneSola on its sale of 55 MW Polish solar farms with an aggregate capacity of 54.6 megawatts to Aberdeen Standard Investment. Weil, Gotshal & Manges advised Aberdeen Standard Investment on the acquisition.N/APolandHere
Oct-10SSW Pragmatic SolutionsSSW Pragmatic Solutions advised Klabater S.A. on the introduction of its shares to the alternative trading system of the WSE's NewConnect market.N/APolandHere
Oct-10SSW Pragmatic SolutionsSSW Pragmatic Solutions successfully represented the owners of the Polish franchisee of Subway International B.V., in arbitration against Subway under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules administered by the International Centre for Dispute Resolution and American Arbitration Association in New York.N/APolandHere
Oct-10Dentons; Linklaters; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised Berlin Hyp as the lender on a EUR 166 million loan to companies controlled by a joint venture between EPP and pan-European private equity real estate platform Henderson Park. EPP and Henderson Park were advised by Linklaters and Dentons.EUR166millionPolandHere
Oct-15Dentons; LinklatersLinklaters is advising Hines European Value Fund, acting through its subsidiary Gisla, on the acquisition of the Wola Center office building in Warsaw from Develia.EUR101.9millionPolandHere
Oct-15Soltysinski Kawecki & SzlezakSK&S advised Portuguese Private Investment Ltd. in a Series B investment in Warsaw-based Tylko.N/APolandHere
Oct-15Noerr; Weil, Gotshal & MangesNoerr acted as a legal advisor to Europoles on the sale of 100% shares in Europoles Kromiss ad loans receivables to Track Tec S.A. Weil advised Track Tec S.A. and Fusion Invest GmbHN/APoland
Oct-15NoerrNoerr advised Globe Trade Centre on the sale of two real estate properties in Katowice and Wroclaw to Active Investment Sp. z o.o. and Triada Dom Real Estate Developers, respectively.EUR5.25millionPoland
Oct-17BSJPBSJP represented SPIE Elbud Gdansk S.A. in a dispute with Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne in the Regional Court of Warsaw regarding the interpretation and application of Poland's Public Procurement Law Act.N/APolandHere
Oct-18Allen & Overy; CMSCMS advised Signify on the purchase of renewable energy for its operations in Poland from Green Investment Group's Kisielice onshore wind farm. Allen & Overy advised GIG on the deal.N/APolandHere
Oct-18Gide Loyrette Nouel; Greenberg TraurigGreenberg Traurig advised Eltel AB on the divestment of its Polish communication business, Eltel Networks Telecom, to Vinci Energies. Gide Loyrette Nouel advised Vinci on the transaction.EUR12.7millionPolandHere
Oct-18Weil, Gotshal & MangesWeil, Gotshal & Manges advised Polski Standard Platnosci sp. z o.o., the operator of Poland's BLIK mobil payment system, on an agreement with Mastercard to establish a mobile payments system.N/APolandHere
Oct-21Allen & Overy; White & CaseWhite & Case advised a syndicate of banks including Santander Bank Polska S.A., Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego, Powszechna Kasa Oszczednosci Bank Polski S.A., Caixabank S.A., Oddzial w Polsce, and MUFG Bank N.V., on Energa's PLN 2 billion ESG-linked revolving credit facility. Allen & Overy advised Energa on the deal.PLN2billionPolandHere
Oct-24GesselGessel advised iBuying company SonarHome and its founders on venture debt financing received for the expansion of its operations from Maciej Noga and Ataxary Ventures.N/APolandHere
Oct-24Greenberg Traurig; Weil, Gotshal & Manges; White & CaseGreenberg Traurig advised the Wing Group on the acquisition of Lisala sp. z o.o. from Echo Partners B.V. Echo Partners is owned by affiliates of Oaktree and PIMCO, and through Lisala it holds 55.95% of the shares of Echo Investment S.A. Weil advised the sellers and White & Case advised the management board of Echo Investment on the transaction.N/APolandHere
Oct-25CMS; GesselGessel advised OEX S.A. on the PLN 65 million sale of ArchiDoc S.A. to Offsite Archive Storage & Integrated Services OASIS, an Irish entity held by the Montagu private equity fund. CMS advised OASIS on the transaction.PLN65millionPolandHere
Oct-25Kochanski & Partners; Kucharski & PartnersKochanski & Partners advised Oxenwood Real Estate on its acquisition of the entire shareholding in the DHL logistics center located in Radzymin near Warsaw from a joint venture of Panattoni Europe and Bluehouse Capital. Kucharski & Partners advised the sellers on the deal.EUR13.5millionPolandHere
Oct-25Weil, Gotshal & MangesWeil, Gotshal & Manges advised Bank Pekao S.A. on the integration of its brokerage business within its capital group.N/APolandHere
October-28Clifford ChanceClifford Chance advised ING Bank Slaski S.A. on a facility agreement for PLN 44.5 million financing of the PV farms under construction by Polenergia Farma Wiatrowa 17 sp. z o.o., a subsidiary of the Polenergia private energy group.PLN44.5millionPolandHere
Oct-28LinklatersLinklaters advised Panattoni Europe on its lease of a logistics facility of over 123,300 square meters in Central Poland to Leroy Merlin.N/APolandHere
Oct-28Mrowiec Fialek & PartnersMrowiec Fialek and Partners advised Alvo Spolka z Ograniczona Odpowiedzialnoscia Spolka Komandytowa on financing received from the BHM Group.N/APolandHere
Nov-4Greenberg TraurigGreenberg Traurig Poland advised Cyfrowy Polsat S.A. on its entrance into a joint venture with Discovery Communications Europe Limited and TVN S.A. to establish a new OTT streaming platform.N/APolandHere
Nov-4LinklatersLinklaters helped Panattoni Europe negotiate the terms of lease agreements with DHL Parcel Polska for 8400 square meters of space in two built-to-suit logistics facilities in Poland.N/APolandHere
Nov-5Act Legal (BSWW); CMSCMS advised REInvest Asset Management on the sale of Warsaw's Renaissance Plaza office building to Adventum International, a Malta-based boutique investment fund manager. Act Legal (BSWW) advised Adventum International.N/APolandHere
Nov-6White & CaseWhite & Case advised the European Investment Fund as guarantor on a securitization by Alior Leasing sp. z o.o., the leasing subsidiary of the Alior Bank Group.N/APolandHere
Nov-7DWF; WKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski BaehrWKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr advised Avallon and Euro Choice IV funds on the sale of a majority stake in Meyra Group S.A. to the H.I.G. Europe fund. DWF advised HIG on the deal.N/APolandHere
Nov-8DWF; Soltysinski Kawecki & SzlezakDWF advised RWE Renewables on the acquisition of shares in project companies owning four offshore wind projects in Poland with a total generation capacity of more than 1.5 gigawatts from private owners and developers. SK&S advised the unnamed sellers on the deal.N/APolandHere
Nov-11CMSCMS successfully assisted telecommunications operator P4 in litigation with Poland's Office of Competition and Consumer Protection concerning the introduction of mobile TV in 2008-2010.N/APolandHere
Nov-11Weil, Gotshal & MangesWeil, Gotshal & Manges advised Santander Bank Polska S.A. on the integration of the brokerage business of Santander Securities S.A. with the operations of the Santander Biuro Maklerskie brokerage house - a separate organizational unit of Santander Bank Polska.N/APolandHere
Nov-12GesselGessel advised Wirtualna Polska Media on its acquisition of AutoCentrum.pl from the Oponeo Group.N/APolandHere
Nov-12Haitong; NoerrNoerr Warsaw advised Globe Trade Centre S.A. on a public offering of bonds and their listing on the Warsaw Stock Exchange's alternative market, BondSpot. Haitong advised the sole arranger.EUR52millionPoland
Nov-13GesselGessel advised Black Forest, an investment fund controlled by Polish businessman and rally driver Michal Solowow, on its investment in Polish startup Tikrow.N/APolandHere
Nov-15Dentons; Weil, Gotshal & MangesDentons advised Cavatina Holding on preliminary agreements for the sale of two Polish office buildings - Chmielna 89 in Warsaw and Tischnera Office in Krakow - to Globalworth. Weil Gotshal & Manges advised the sellers.N/APolandHere
Nov-15Allen & Overy; Clifford Chance; Dentons; DLA Piper; White & CaseDentons advised Spain's Comsa S.A.U. on debt restructuring and its issue of new shares in Trakcja PRKiI S.A., a Polish infrastructure and energy company listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. DLA Piper advised Trakcja on the deal, White & Case advised the insurance companies, and Clifford Chance advised the Industrial Development Agency. Allen & Overy reportedly advised the banks.EUR230millionPolandHere
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Nov-15BDO Legal; GesselGessel advised Polimex Mostostal on the acquisition of a majority stake in Energomontaz - Polnoc Belchatow, a specialized designer, producer, and installer of steel structures, power generation devices, and industrial operations. BDO Legal advised Energomontaz - Polnoc Belchatow on the deal.N/APolandHere
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Nov-18RKKW Kwasnicki, Wrobel & PartnersRKKW advised Harvent Capital on its agreement to invest in the construction of a holiday apartment complex on the Polish coast.PLN23millionPolandHere
Nov-19Norton Rose FulbrightNorton Rose Fulbright advised Santander Bank Polska S.A. and Bank BNP Paribas Bank Polska S.A. on loans to companies operating the DUKA, Miloo Home, and Incood consumer brands in Poland.N/APolandHere
Nov-19SK&SSK&S advised IB Vogt, a German photovoltaic company operating in Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia, on its investment in a portfolio of PV companies in Poland.N/APolandHere
Nov-20Mrowiec Fialek & Partners; Ostrowski And PartnersMrowiec Fialek and Partners advised Schindler Polska sp. z o.o. on the acquisition of 100% of the share capital of Torun-based DZWIG Polska sp. z o.o. Ostrowski and Partners advised DZWIG on the deal.N/APolandHere
Nov-25NoerrNoerr advised TAG Immobilien AG on its EUR 85 million acquisition of Vantage Development S.A., a real estate developer operating in Western Poland.EUR85millionPolandHere
Nov-25Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, GorskiSPCG persuaded Poland's Supreme Court to dismiss a cassation complaint from the President Poland's competition authority regarding an alleged anti-competitive agreement of telecommunications providers.N/APolandHere
Nov-26CMS; Grant ThorntonCMS advised CEE Equity Partners - the investment advisor to the China Central and Eastern Europe Investment Co-operation Fund II - on its acquisition of a majority stake in EuroWagon Sp. z o.o. Grant Thornton's Poznan-based transaction advisory and legal arm advised the unidentified sellers.N/APolandHere
Nov-26Crido Legal; DLA PiperCrido Legal has advised PZU Zdrowie on the acquisition of Tomma Diagnostyka Obrazowa, a network of diagnostic centers, from the Tar Heel Capital private equity fund. DLA Piper advised the sellers.N/APolandHere
Nov-26DentonsDentons advised Mitsui & Co. and J-Power Investment Netherlands B.V on the sale of Poland's Zajaczkowo wind farm to the Green Investment Group.N/APolandHere
Nov-28LinklatersLinklaters helped Panattoni Europe negotiate the terms of a lease for logistics space in the Panattoni Business Center Lodz III with Sealed Air.N/APolandHere
Nov-29Noerr; Soltysinski Kawecki & SzlezakNoerr acted as a lead counsel for Bauer Media Group on the acquisition of the enterprise of the Tense Group (a Polish company operating in the SEO market) from the company's founder. Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak advised the seller.N/APoland
Dec-1CMS; RS LegalRS Legal represented Polchar Sp. z o.o., on financing it received from a Polish bank for its current operations, future investments, refinancing of existing debt, and in relation to financing provided in the U.S. to its U.S.-based affiliate and security created in Poland and in relation to an intercreditor agreement regulating the priority of enforcement of security. CMS advised the unidentified lender.N/APoland
Dec-6Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner; DWFDWF advised Sonoco Products on the acquisition by its subsidiaries of the Thermoform and Plastique Group. The unnamed sellers were advised by Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner on the transaction.N/APolandHere
Dec-6Greenberg TraurigGreenberg Traurig advised CP Retail BV, a Capital Park Group subsidiary, on the sale of a stake in Dakota Investment, the owner of the Eurocentrum Office Complex in Warsaw.N/APolandHere
Dec-6Greenberg TraurigGreenberg Traurig helped Cyfrowy Polsat S.A. obtain a PLN 1 billion incremental facility from unnamed Polish and foreign institutions. Norton Rose Fulbright advised agent and lenders UniCredit Bank AG London Branch.PLN1billionPolandHere
Dec-6SMM LegalSMM Legal helped the Polish branch of Coventry University open a campus in Wroclaw.N/APolandHere
Dec-6DLA Piper; SSW Pragmatic SolutionsSSW Pragmatic Solutions advised the owner of Kospel S.A. on the sale of a 100% stake in the company to the Viessmann Group. DLA Piper advised the Viessmann Group on the deal.N/APolandHere
Dec-9DentonsDentons helped GPW Benchmark obtain permission from the Polish Financial Supervision Authority to administer all stock exchange indices, including the WIG20, mWIG40, sWIG80, and NCIndex, as well as the TBSP Index.N/APolandHere
Dec-9Linklaters; SSW Pragmatic SolutionsSSW Pragmatic Solutions advised the owners of Masterchem on their sale of a majority stake in the company - a Polish manufacturer of PET containers - to the Logoplaste Group, a producer of rigid plastic containers. Linklaters advised Logoplaste on the deal.N/APolandHere
Dec-11SSW Pragmatic Solutions; Wardynski & PartnersSSW Pragmatic Solutions advised Boryszew S.A on the sale of its Impexmetal S.A. subsidiary to Sweden's Granges AB, a manufacturer of aluminum products. Wardynski & Partners advised Granges on the transaction.PLN1billionPolandHere
Dec-12CMS; Domanski Zakrzewski PalinkaCMS advised the Local Government Investment Fund, managed by the Polish Development Fund, on its approximately PLN 100 million acquisition of a 25% stake in the Wodociagi I Kanalizacja water utility company from the city of Opole in Poland. Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka advised the city of Opole.PLN100millionPolandHere
Dec-12Deloitte Legal; NoerrNoerr advised Papierfabrik Adolf Jass GmbH & Co. KG on the acquisition of Convert PL sp. z o.o., owned by Ostoja I Fundusz Inwestycyjny Zamkni_ty Aktywow Niepublicznych, a closed-end investment fund backed by the Giermaziak family. Convert PL was advised by Deloitte Legal on the transaction.N/APolandHere
Dec-16Clifford Chance; Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier; De Pardieu; Dentons; Ellex (Valiunas); Gide Loyrette Nouel; Kochanski & Partners; Weil, Gotshal & MangesClifford Chance and Kochanski & Partners advised AccorInvest Group S.A. on its purchase of shares in Polish hotel chain Orbis S.A. from Accor S.A. and Accor Polska sp. z o.o. Dentons and Ellex Valiunas advised Orbis, and Accor was advised by De Pardieu, Weil, Gotshal & Manges, Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier, Gide Loyrette Nouel, and Ellex Valiunas.N/APolandHere
December-16DentonsDentons advised Equinor and Polenergia on a joint venture related to the Baltyk I offshore windfarm, with Equinor acquiring a 50% stake in the project from Polenergia.N/APolandHere
December-16Dentons; Soltysinski Kawecki & SzlezakDentons advised Europa Capital investment fund on the sale of the Radisson Collection Hotel in Warsaw to Wenaas Hotels Europe A/S, a fund belonging to the Norwegian investment group Wenaasgruppen. Wenaas Hotels was advised by Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak.N/APolandHere
December-16DentonsDentons Warsaw helped GPW Benchmark apply to the Polish Financial Supervision Authority for authorization to administer reference rates, including the key interest rate benchmark WIBOR.N/APolandHere
December-17Clifford Chance; White & CaseClifford Chance advised mBank Hipoteczny on its foreign issuance of EUR 300 million of mortgage bonds, placed on the Euromarket and maturing in September 2025. White & Case advised joint lead managers Commerzbank AG, Erste Group Bank AG, Landesbank Baden-Wuerttemberg, and Landesbank Hessen-Thuringen Girozentrale on the issuance.EUR300millionPolandHere
December-17Czabanski & GaluszynskiCzabanski & Galuszynski advised the ODDO BHF Aktiengesellschaft Bank in the financing and securing of a bank guarantee granted by a third bank.N/APolandHere
December-17Deloitte LegalDeloitte Legal Poland advised Value4Capital on the acquisition of Summa Linguae Technologies S.A.N/APolandHere
December-17LinklatersLinklaters Warsaw advised Meridiam and Urbaser on a public private partnership for a major waste-to-energy project in the Polish city of Olsztyn.N/APolandHere
December-18Baker MckenzieBaker McKenzie advised Scandinavia's Flugger group A/S on its acquisition of a 60% shareholding in Unicell, a paint manufacturer based in Poland. Flugger also acquired the rights to purchase an additional 14% of the shares at a later date.N/APolandHere
Dec-18DentonsDentons advised BaltCap Infrastructure Fund on a PPP procedure related to an energy efficiency upgrade of public utility buildings in the Mielno Municipality of Poland.PLN20millionPolandHere
Dec-18DentonsDentons Warsaw and Greenberg Traurig advised Patrizia Frankfurt Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft on its sale of the Feniks office building in Warsaw to South Korea's K-Trust, managed by JR AMC.N/APolandHere
Dec-18Kochanski & PartnersKochanski & Partners advised iTaxi on the acquisition of an organized part of Radio Taxi Barbakan's enterprise from an unnamed Krakow taxi corporation.N/APolandHere
Dec-18SMM LegalSMM Legal helped the MPT Group, a Polish trade fair organizer, implement IP Friendly, a project aimed at streamlining IP-related disputes involving exhibitors.N/APolandHere
Dec-18Eversheds SutherlandWierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland advised EEC Magenta on funding provided to the Wroclaw-based startup ChallengeRocket.com, a platform linking specialists from the IT sector with employers.N/APolandHere
Dec-19Gessel; KPMG LegalGessel advised BNP Paribas Bank on its investment in Asprod, a bakery and baked goods retail chain in Western Pomerania that was advised by KPMG Legal.N/APolandHere
Dec-19Mrowiec Fialek & PartnersMrowiec Fialek and Partners advised the Clovin Group and its shareholders on the acquisition of a majority stake in Clovin S.A. and the subsidiaries and affiliates of the Clovin Group by Poland's Avallon private equity fund.N/APolandHere
Dec-20GesselGessel advised the Lux Med Group on the acquisition of Optimum Head and Neck Clinic in Warsaw.N/APolandHere
Dec-20Greenberg Traurig; SMM LegalSMM Legal advised PKN Orlen on a tender offer aimed at acquiring all shares issued by Energa S.A. Greenberg Traurig advised Energa.N/APolandHere
Dec-29Balicki Czekanski Gryglewski Lewczuk; WBW Weremczuk, Bobel & WspolnicyBCGL Balicki Czekanski Gryglewski Lewczuk advised mBank on financing provided to Maced. WBW Weremczuk, Bobel & Wspolnicy advised Maced on the deal.N/APolandHere
Dec-30Clifford Chance; Deloitte LegalDeloitte Legal helped Iglotex S.A., which is co-owned by Penta Investments, negotiate with a banking consortium for a facilities agreement totaling PLN 160 million. The banking consortium consisted of BNP Paribas Bank Polska and Santander Bank Polska, which were advised by Clifford Chance Warsaw.PLN160millionPolandHere
Dec-30Greenberg TraurigGreenberg Traurig advised Cyfrowy Polsat S.A. and Reddev Investments Limited on the acquisition of a 22% stake in Asseco Poland S.A.PLN1.2billionPolandHere
Dec-31Dentons; DWFDentons advised Skanska on the sale of an office building in Poznan's Nowy Rynek complex, located at the site of Poznan's former central coach station, to French fund Corum XL. DWF advised Corum XL on the deal.N/APolandHere
Dec-31Soltysinski Kawecki & SzlezakSoltysinski Kawecki i Szlezak helped Cinkciarz.pl protect its "Cikciarz" trademark against a claim by competitor Currency One that the trademark is not distinctive.N/APolandHere
Jul-30DLA Piper; Squire Patton BoggsSquire Patton Boggs advised Ashland Global Holdings in the spin-off of its composites business in Poland in connection with the planned sale of the business to INEOS. DLA Piper advised INEOS.USD1.1billionPoland
Feb-4Deloitte Legal; Tuca Zbarcea & AsociatiiTuca Zbarcea & Asociatii advised Interbrands on the sale of 60% of the company to Orbico, one of the largest distributors of consumer goods in Central and Eastern Europe. Deloitte Legal advised Orbico on the deal, which remains contingent on the approval of the Romanian competition council.N/APoland; RomaniaHere
May-24CEE AttorneysCEE Attorneys in Romania advised EshopWedrop Group, the B2C service of Xpediator Plc., on signing a franchise agreement with TMM Express in Poland.N/APoland; RomaniaHere
Dec-20Allen & Overy; Allen & Overy (RTPR); Clifford ChanceRTPR Allen & Overy in Romania and Allen & Overy in Poland advised Powszechna Kasa Oszczednosci Bank Polski S.A. on a PLN 73 million and EUR 5.5 million financing granted to Polski Bank Komorek Macierzystych S.A., a Polish stem cells bank. Clifford Chance advised PBKM.EUR22.6millionPoland; RomaniaHere
Aug-12Avellum; Weil, Gotshal & MangesAvellum advised Polish IT company Cornerstone Partners, the co-owner of IT Kontrakt, on its acquisition of CoreValue, a US-headquartered IT service provider with Ukrainian roots. Weil, Gotshal & Manges was lead counsel to Cornerstone Partners.N/APoland; UkraineHere
Jan-1Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii; WigginTuca Zbarcea & Asociatii and Wiggin advised the EVO Gaming Group in a cross-border acquisition of Ezugi, a live dealer gaming provider.USD12millionRomania
Jan-3MDM LegalMDM Legal, acting on behalf of taxi request and aggregator mobile app Star Taxi, has persuaded the Bucharest Court of Appeal to suspend a decision of the Bucharest General Council and notify and prompt the Court of Justice of the European Union to determine whether that decision conflicts with EU law.N/ARomaniaHere
Jan-10Leaua Damcali Deaconu Paunescu; Lenz & StaehelinSwitzerland's Lenz & Staehelin and Romania's Leaua Damcali Deaconu Paunescu have successfully represented Romania's state-owned Hidroelectrica SA as Respondent in arbitration proceedings against Swiss energy trader Energy Financing Team AG held under the 1976 UNCITRAL Rules.N/ARomaniaHere
Jan-15BPV Grigorescu Stefanica; Jones DayBPV Grigorescu, working alongside lead counsel Jones Day, advised Molex Electronic Technologies, LLC, on its acquisition of the Connected Vehicle Solutions (CVS) Division of Laird Limited.N/ARomaniaHere
Jan-16Musat & Asociatii; Wolf TheissMusat & Asociatii advised Spectrum Brands Holdings on the USD 2 billion sale of its battery and lighting equipment divisions to Energizer HoldingUSD2billionRomaniaHere
Jan-18Gordon Blair; Popovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised the owners of Net Brinel on the sale of 85% of the share capital to French Group SNEF, which was advised by Monaco's Gordon Blair law firm.N/ARomaniaHere
Jan-19Stratulat AlbulescuStratulat Albulescu Attorneys At Law advised World Class Romania on the lease of a premises in Tomis Mall Constanta.N/ARomania
Jan-19Lupsa si Asociatii; Stratulat AlbulescuStratulat Albulescu Attorneys At Law advised World Class Romania on its lease of premises in Bucharest's Grand Marriot Hotel. Lupsa si Asociatii advised Marriot.N/ARomania
Jan-25CEE AttorneysCEE Attorneys/Boanta, Gidei si Asociatii represented Comcereal S.A. and Prutul S.A. in court in a dispute relating to the cancellation of an unlawful share capital increase by the Authority for Administration of State-Owned Assets amounting to EUR 1,057,000.EUR1.05millionRomania
Jan-31CEE AttorneysCEE Attorneys/Boanta, Gidei si Asociatii successfully persuaded the Romanian courts to annul in its entirety an enforcement procedure initiated by the Romanian tax authorities worth EUR 1 million against firm client Parc Industrial Bucuresti Est S.R.L. (a company controlled by the Austria-based EMSA Capital Fund).EUR1millionRomania
Feb-1Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners; Grimaldi Law Offices; Schoenherr; Tuca Zbarcea & AsociatiiTuca Zbarcea & Asociatii and global counsel Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners advised Astaldi S.p.A. on the issuance of Euro Super-senior Secured PIYC Floating Rate Notes due 12 February 2022. Grimaldi Law Offices and Schoenherr Bucharest advised the investment management firm.EUR75millionRomania
Feb-1CEE AttorneysCEE Attorneys/Boanta, Gidei si Asociatii successfully represented Romanian real estate developer Isorast Technology-Rotary S.R.L. before the competent courts in relation to the annulment of a public procurement procedure organized by the Romanian Ministry of Defense.EUR1.5millionRomania
Feb-8Foley Hoag; Razvan Nicolau; Stratulat Albulescu; Whiteford, Taylor & PrestonStratulat Albulescu advised GapMinder Venture Capital fund on its investment in tech start-up TypingDNA. Solo practitioner, Razvan Nicolau, advised the company. Foley Hoag LLP advised the company on US Law while Whiteford, Taylor & Preston advised the investors on US Law.EUR1.2millionRomaniaHere
Feb-11Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston PetersenNestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen assisted Smithfield Group in its acquisition of the Maier Com sausage factory in Arad County, Romania.N/ARomaniaHere
Feb-11Suciu PopaSuciu Popa successfully represented Hidroelectrica S.A in a class action lawsuit initiated by 3,000 employees concerning rights claimed under the collective bargaining agreement.N/ARomaniaHere
Feb-14Buzescu CaBuzescu Ca assisted Danfoss on the absorption by one of its Romanian subsidiaries of Sondex Romania as part of a global deal.N/ARomaniaHere
Feb-14Paksoy; White & Case; White & Case (GKC Partners)Paksoy advised the Ulusoy family on the sale of a majority stake in Ulusoy Elektrik to Eaton Capital Unlimited Company. White & Case and GKC Partners advised Eaton Capital on the acquisition.N/ARomaniaHere
Feb-15CEE Attorneys; Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & PartnersCEE Attorneys/Boanta, Gidei si Asociatii, together with Zamfirescu Racoti Vsile & Partners, successfully defended the interests of OMV Petrom S.A. in the National Council for Solving Complaints and the competent court in relation to a public procurement dispute concerning the awarding of a EUR 210.5 million procurement framework agreement.EUR210.5millionRomania
Feb-20Bondoc si Asociatii; Wolf TheissBondoc & Asociatii advised Sarica Niculitel on the acquisition of the Zoresti winery from Domaine Vinarte, which was supported by Wolf Theiss.EUR1.5millionRomaniaHere
Feb-20Suciu PopaSuciu Popa advised Central Bottling Company Ltd. on acquisition of sole control of Muller Romania, the Romanian subsidiary of Molkerei Alois Muller GmbH & Co. KG, a multinational producer of dairy products.N/ARomaniaHere
Feb-20Popovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Immofinanz on the sale of the Craiova project to a local investor.EUR2.2millionRomania
Mar-1CEE AttorneysCEE Attorneys/Boanta, Gidei si Asociatii successfully defended Fortuna S.A. in a a real-estate dispute amounting to EUR 4,600,000.EUR4.6mllionRomania
Mar-8Deloitte Legal (Reff & Associates); Allen & OveryRTPR Allen & Overy advised Prime Kapital on the sale of a real estate portfolio to MAS Real Estate. Reff & Associates - the Romanian office of Deloitte Legal - advised the sellers on the deal, which involves nine retail centers throughout Romania.EUR112.97millionRomaniaHere
Mar-8Wolf TheissWolf Theiss performed due diligence of Romania's Happy Recruiter SRL for House of HR N.V., then advised House of HR with its acquisition of Happy Recruiter SRL.N/ARomania
Mar-15Jones Day; Popovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised IBM US on Romanian law on the launch of a blockchain-based payment system named World Wire. Jones Day was the global advisor for IBM.N/ARomania
Mar-19PeliPartners; Stratulat AlbulescuStratulat Albulescu Attorneys At Law advised World Class Romania on its lease of premises in the Oregon Park Business Center, a mixed-use development by Portland Trust located in a growing area of North Bucharest. PeliPartners advised Oregon ParkN/ARomania
Mar-25Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston PetersenNNDKP successfully represented Rompetrol Downstream Srl in a RON 62 million breach of contract claim filed against the company by Regie Autonoma de Transport Bucuresti.N/ARomaniaHere
Mar-28Vernon David & AssociatesVernon David & Associates advised Banca Transylvania SA on labor and employment law issues relating to its integration with Bancpost SA.N/ARomaniaHere
Mar-31Eversheds Sutherland; MPR Partners | Maravela, Popescu & Roman; Paul Hastings; Wolf TheissLead counsel Eversheds Sutherland and Romanian counsel Wolf Theiss assisted Federal Mogul with the sale of its windshield wiper division to Trico Products Corporation. Trico was advised by Paul Hastings and Maravela, Popescu & Roman.N/ARomania
Apr-1DrakopoulosDrakopoulos advised UK company Kit For Kids on the sale of its Romanian From Products subsidiary to Green Future.N/ARomania
Apr-8Suciu PopaSuciu Popa successfully represented Enel Green Power Romania in tax litigation.N/ARomaniaHere
Apr-9Clifford Chance; Allen & OveryClifford Chance Badea advised Alpha Bank Romania in relation to the first covered bond program established in Romania. RTPR Allen & Overy advised Barclays Bank PLC as arranger on the program.EUR1billionRomaniaHere
Apr-12Dragne & AssociatiiDragne & Asociatii successfully represented Partidul Libertate, Unitate si Solidaritate before Romania's High Court of Cassation and Justice of Romania in a dispute regarding the right to constitute electoral alliances.N/ARomaniaHere
Apr-12Popovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised the Somaco Group, a company owned by Swedish investment fund Oresa, on the merger by acquisition of its Somaco Antrepriza, Somaco Structuri Prefabricate, and G&D Teius subsidiaries, into one company: Somaco Grup Prefabricate.N/ARomania
Apr-19Stratulat AlbulescuStratulat Albulescu Attorneys At Law advised Belvedere Residences UTR3 S.R.L., one of London Partners' local vehicles, in relation to a multi-phase residential project developed in one of the fastest growing areas of Northern Bucharest.N/ARomania
Apr-19Stratulat AlbulescuStratulat Albulescu Attorneys At Law advised World Class Romania on the relocation of World Class Ploiesti to AFI Palace Ploiesti.N/ARomania
Apr-19Stratulat AlbulescuStratulat Albulescu Attorneys At Law advised World Class Romania on the lease of premises in the upcoming AFI Palace Brasov, currently under construction, located in the center of Brasov.N/ARomania
Apr-19Stratulat AlbulescuStratulat Albulescu Attorneys At Law advised World Class Romania on the lease of premises for the purpose of a fitness and health center in the Colosseum Centre Shopping Mall.N/ARomania
Apr-19CEE AttorneysCEE Attorneys/Boanta, Gidei si Asociatii successfully represented APR Warehouses 1 S.R.L. before the Bucharest Court of Appeal in connection with its challenge to a tax imposition decision amounting to EUR 2,200,000.EUR2.2millionRomania
Apr-23Clifford ChanceClifford Chance Badea advised First Bank, owned by US-based investment fund J.C. Flowers & Co., on its acquisition of Bank Leumi Romania.N/ARomaniaHere
May-8Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston PetersenNestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen is supporting the Norofert Group, a Romanian producer of organic agricultural products, on its listing in the AeRO market of the Bucharest Stock Exchange.N/ARomaniaHere
May-9Deloitte Legal (Reff & Associates); PeliFilip; PeliPartners; Popovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiReff & Associates advised Nepi Rockcastle and a group of companies owned by Romanian real estate entrepreneur Ovidiu Sandor on the sale of an office building in Cluj-Napoca to Dedeman. Popovici Nitu Stoica and Associates advised the buyer. Additionally, a team that started at PeliFilip and moved to Peli Partners acted as strategic adviser to one of the sellers.N/ARomaniaHere
May-14Linklaters; KinstellarKinstellar and international counsel Linklaters advised China Three Gorges on Romanian matters related to its bid for EDP operations globally.EUR9.1BillionRomania
May-24Biris Goran; Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston PetersenBiris Goran advised Global Vision on its agreement with Globalworth to develop a EUR 35.5 million logistic project in the southeastern Romanian town of Chitila. Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen advised Globalworth on the deal.EUR35.5millionRomaniaHere
May-27Appelby; Clifford ChanceClifford Chance Badea advised NE Property B.V. on the implementation of a EUR 1.5 billion Medium Term Program guaranteed by NEPI Rockcastle plc, as well on the launch of a 2.625% EUR 500 million bonds issue due 2023 under the program. Appleby assisted Clifford Chance in advising NEPI Rockcastle.EUR1.5billionRomaniaHere
May-31Dragne & AsociatiiDragne & Asociatii successfully represented the Jewish Community of Galati in a 55-year dispute that involving property that was taken over by the Communist regime, and which necessitated overturning a decision that had been rendered in 1964.N/ARomaniaHere
May-31Enache Pirtea and Associates; PCA LawyersPCA Lawyers advised Badea Medical SRL on the sale of a 65% stake in Badea Medica Center of Excellence to MedLife. Enache Pirtea and Associates advised MedLife on the acquisition.N/ARomaniaHere
May-31Allen & Overy; DLA PiperRTPR Allen & Overy advised AROBS Transilvania on the acquisition of UCMS Romania, a human resources management business, from TMF Group, which was advised by DLA PiperN/ARomania
Jun-5Dentons; KinstellarDentons advised CEE Equity Partners on an agreement with the Brise Group for the investment, modernization, and development of the first open access agriculture infrastructure platform, based on 15-grain silos and logistic hubs in Romania. Kinstellar advised Brise on the deal.EUR60millionRomaniaHere
Jun-5Eversheds Sutherland; MPR Partners | Maravela, Popescu & Roman; Wolf TheissMaravela, Popescu & Roman advised wiper blade manufacturer Trico on the acquisition of the wiper systems business of Federal-Mogul Motorparts. Wolf Theiss advised Federal-Mogul on matters of Romanian law, acting with lead counsel Eversheds Sutherland.N/ARomaniaHere
Jun-5CMS; Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen; Popovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Dedeman on an investment term facility of EUR 30,000,000 from Raiffeisen Bank International AG and a VAT facility of EUR 4,800,000 from Raiffeisen Bank SA Romania. CMS advised the seller and NNDKP advised Forte Partners on the subsequent transaction.EUR34.8millionRomania
Jun-6Popovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Dedeman, as majority shareholder of an SPV company, on contracting an investment term facility of approx. EUR 7.2 million and a VAT facility of EUR 1.3 million from UniCredit Bank SA Romania.EUR9.5millionRomania
Jun-6CEE Attorneys; CMSCEE Attorneys/Boanta, Gidei si Asociatii advised Olympian Parks Group in connection with obtaining a 48 million EUR project financing from Alpha Bank required to finance the expansion of 150,000 GLA industrial and logistics parks network in Bucharest and across Romania. CMS advised Alpha Bank.EUR48millionRomania
Jun-13Tuca Zbarcea & AsociatiiTuca Zbarcea & Asociatii successfully represented Federatia Romana de Fotbal against Football Club U Craiova S.A.EUR300millionRomaniaHere
Jun-14Clifford Chance; Popovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovice Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Italy's CLN-Coils Lamiere Nastri - the owner of Romania's MW Romania SA Dragasani car factory - on a EUR 134 million financing received from the IFC and Cassa Depositi E Prestiti SPA. The lenders were advised by Clifford Chance Badea.EUR134millionRomaniaHere
Jun-14Popovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Dedeman on its acquisition of The Bridge 2 office complex in Bucharest from developer Forte Partners.N/ARomaniaHere
Jun-17BPV Grigorescu Stefanica; Taralunga & AssociatesBPV Grigorescu Stefanica advised Adrian Sarbu on his role setting up a new TV station in Romania called Smart TV with co-founding partner Marius Tuca. Tuca was advised by Taralunga and Associates.N/ARomaniaHere
Jun-17Kinstellar; Popovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Dedeman on its entrance into a partnership with Element Industrial to develop the ELI Park 1 logistics project in the Chitila-Buftea area of Bucharest. Kinstellar advised Element Industrial.N/ARomaniaHere
Jun-17Popovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Dedeman on the establishment of EquiLiant Capital Project, a private equity fund that will target small and medium-sized enterprises in Romania.N/ARomaniaHere
Jun-17De Breij; MPR Partners | Maravela, Popescu & RomanRomania's MPR Partners and the De Breij law firm in Amsterdam advised Dutch company Nederlandse MKB Participatiemaatschappij on its acquisition of BusyMachines BV, a Dutch-Romanian software developer.N/ARomaniaHere
Jun-17Popovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised SAP on a public procurement tender organized by the Electricity Distribution Company South Transylvania - SDEE Transilvania Sud.EUR11.5millionRomania
Jun-19Stratulat AlbulescuStratulat Albulescu Attorneys At Law advised London Partners, a real estate investment platform, with the acquisition of a plot with an approximate area of 29,000 sq.m., located in the Expozitiei Area, one of the most fast developing areas in Bucharest.N/ARomania
Jun-24CEE AttorneysCEE Attorneys Boanta, Gidei si Asociatii advised investment fund V7 Capital on financing provided to Confida.N/ARomaniaHere
Jun-26Allen & Overy; SchoenherrRTPR Allen & Overy and Schoenherr successfully represented Romanian electrical company Societatea Energetica Electrica S.A. in a EUR 800 million dispute against the Romanian Management Company for Ownership in Energy.EUR800millionRomaniaHere
Jun-27Bulboaca & Asociatii; Filip & Company; Freshfields; LinklatersLinklaters and Bulboaca & Asociatii advised the Export-Import Bank of Romania on its purchase of a 99.28% stake in Banca Romaneasca from the National Bank of Greece. Freshfields and Filip & Company assisted the NBG.N/ARomaniaHere
Jul-3Arthur Cox; DLA Piper; Popovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised The Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland on Romanian law matters related to amendments to the EUR 400 million financing granted to the Irish group Origin Enterprises Public Limited Company. Arthur Cox advised the lender under Irish law and DLA Piper advised the borrowers under Irish and Romanian law.EUR400millionRomania
Jul-4Kinstellar; PeliPartnersKinstellar advised Lion's Head Investments on the closing of its acquisition of Building C in Oregon Park from Portland Trust. PeliPartners advised the seller.EUR60millionRomania
Jul-8Tuca Zbarcea & AsociatiiTuca Zbarcea & Asociatii successfully persuaded the Bucharest Court of Appeal to suspend an order of Romania's President of the National Authority for Consumer Protection sanctioning Vodafone Romania.N/ARomaniaHere
Jul-8Popovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Auchan in merger control proceedings before the Competition Council related to My Auchan proximity stores operating in Petrom gas stations.N/ARomania
Jul-9Act Legal (Ban & Karika); MPR Partners | Maravela, Popescu & RomanMPR Partners | Maravela, Popescu & Roman has been selected by Ban and Karika Attorneys at Law to provide legal assistance to Air France and KLM in Romania.N/ARomaniaHere
Jul-10Moroianu & Asociatii; Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston PetersenNestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen assisted CTP with the acquisition of the A1 Bucharest Park logistics park from the Vabeld Group. Moroianu & Asociatii advised Vabeld on the sale.N/ARomaniaHere
Jul-10DLA Piper; Popovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised RI-GD Investments DAC on the accession of two Romanian subsidiaries of an Irish agribusiness group to a EUR 30 million financing.EUR30millionRomaniaHere
Jul-10Popovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Romanian infrastructure company Hidroconstructia on a EUR 18 million multicurrency revolving facility agreement granted by CEC Bank.EUR18millionRomania
Jul-13Popovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Yandex on introducing a ridesharing business model on the local market.N/ARomania
Jul-15Albota Law Firm; Allen & OveryRTPR Allen & Overy advised ING Tech, the global software development hub of the ING Group, on the lease of office space in the Dacia One building in Bucharest from the Atenor Group for its new headquarters. The Albota law firm advised the Atenor Group on the deal.N/ARomaniaHere
Jul-15Popovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Lactalis in three investigations and a preliminary examination regarding the market for the production and commercialization of butter.N/ARomania
Jul-17CMS; Popovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiCMS advised Polish Innova Capital on its acquisition of Romania's Optical Network. Popovici Nitu Stoica & Associati advised the Optical Network.N/ARomania
July-18Firon Bar-Nir; PeliPartnersPeliPartners advised AFI Europe on its acquisition of 75% of the old Casa Radio building in downtown Bucharest from a company controlled by Plaza Centers NV. Firon Bar-Nir advised Plaza Centers on the deal.N/ARomaniaHere
Jul-19Filip & Company; Popovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiFilip & Company advised LafargeHolcim on its acquisition of the Somaco Group from Oresa Ventures in Romania. Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Oresa on the sale, which remains subject to regulatory approvals and competition clearance in Romania and is expected to close in the fall of 2019.N/ARomaniaHere
Jul-19Radulescu & Musoi; Stratulat AlbulescuStratulat Albulescu Attorneys at Law advised Momentum Capital S.R.L. and Romanian entrepreneur David Canta, who is also the managing director and shareholder of the Romanian arm of global commercial real estate firm Avison Young, on the acquisition of Facilitec Services SRL. Radulescu & Musoi Attorneys at Law advised selling shareholders Diego Stuyck, Tomas Manjon, and David Tortosa.N/ARomania
Jul-22Filip & Company; Popovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPNSA advised ORESA on its sale of Romanian precast concrete producer Somaco to global construction materials company LafargeHolcim. Filip & Co advised the buyers on the deal.N/ARomaniaHere
Jul-23Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen; Popovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Ameropa on its entrance into a EUR 324 million multivalued revolving credit facility. The banking syndicate was advised by Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen.EUR324millionRomaniaHere
Jul-24Clifford ChanceClifford Chance Badea advised the REWE/DerTour group on its acquisition of the travel agency arm of Eurolines Romania.N/ARomaniaHere
Jul-25Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston PetersenNestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen helped Norofert SA prepare for a private placement ahead of the group's listing on the Bucharest Stock Exchange.N/ARomaniaHere
Jul-25Popovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised SIVECO on the successful award of a public procurement contract for the maintenance, extension, and development of the information system of the Paying and Intervention Agency for Agriculture.EUR21.5millionRomania
Jul-29Clifford Chance; Karanovic & Partners; Tuca Zbarcea & AsociatiiTuca Zbarcea & Asociatii advised Fadi Rida and Mihai Stanescu, founders of the Global Technical Group, on their sale of a majority stake in the group to private equity fund manager Abris Capital Partners. Clifford Chance Badea and Karanovic & Partners advised Abris Capital Partners on the deal.N/ARomaniaHere
Jul-31Filip & CompanyFilip & Company advised Romania's Ministry of Public Finance on its issuance of EUR 2 billion in bonds.N/ARomaniaHere
Aug-1CMS; Tuca Zbarcea & AsociatiiTuca Zbarcea & Asociatii advised Optiplaza, the second-largest company in the Romanian optical retail market, on the company's sale to Innova Capital, which was advised by CMS.N/ARomania
Aug-6Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston PetersenNestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen successfully defended the interests of the Baylor Black Sea Foundation before the Court of Appeals in Romania in relation to a dispute with the fiscal authorities.N/ARomaniaHere
Aug-19DLA Piper; Stratulat AlbulescuStratulat Albulescu Attorneys at Law advised GapMinder Venture Partners, a venture capital fund financed by the Competitiveness Operational Programme 2014-2020, an EU programme aiming to bolster the competitiveness of the Romanian economy, on its EUR 650,000 investment in MEDIjobs, the first platform in Romania connecting companies and specialists from the medical field. MEDIjobs was advised by DLA Piper.EUR650000Romania
Aug-29Act Legal (Botezatu Estrade Partners); CEE AttorneysThe Romanian office of CEE Attorneys advised the sellers on the final stage of the sale of the 7Card business to Sodexo. Botezatu si Asociatii | The Counsel advised Sodexo Romania on the deal.N/ARomaniaHere
Aug-30CEE AttorneysCEE Attorneys/Boanta, Gidei si Asociatii advised Romania's V7 Capital venture capital fund on its investment in Flip Technologies, operating an online marketplace plaform in the second-hand electronics industry.N/ARomania
Sep-1Scorei si Asociatii; Tuca Zbarcea & AsociatiiTuca Zbarcea & Asociatii advised a syndicate of banks (i.e. Banca Comerciala Romana, as coordinator, mandated lead arranger, documentation agent, facility & security agent and lender, BRD Groupe Societe Generale, Banca Transilvania and Raiffeisen Bank, as lead arrangers and lenders) in relation to a EUR 24 million facility granted to MedLife, as part of a syndicated loan worth EUR 90 million. Scorei si Asociatii advised the borrower.EUR24millionRomania
Sep-5Stratulat AlbulescuStratulat Albulescu advised London Partners on its acquisition of a 29,000 square meter plot in the Expozitiei area of Bucharest.N/ARomaniaHere
Sep-6CEE AttorneysThe Romanian office of CEE Attorneys advised Austria's Simacek group on the consolidation of the facility management activities of its Romanian entities Simacek Cleaning and Simacek Gardening into one Group company.N/ARomaniaHere
Sep-8Popovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Swietelsky on the successful award by CFR of the contract "Rehabilitation of railway Brasov-Simeria, part of the Rin-Danube Corridor, for 160Km/h maximum speed circulation, Section Brasov-Sighisoara, subsections: 1. Brasov- Apata and 3. Cata -Sighisoara."EUR700millionRomania
Sep-19Andersen Tax & Legal; DLA Piper; Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston PetersenDLA Piper assisted Norwegian aluminum group Norsk Hydro ASA with the divestment of its Romanian extrusion plant, Hydro Extrusion SRL, to Hammerer Aluminium Industries GmbH. NNDKP in Romania and Andersen Tax & Legal in Germany advised Hamerrer Aluminium on the deal.N/ARomaniaHere
Sep-19Reff & Associates; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss Bucharest advised Ingka Investments on its acquisition of an 80% shareholding in seven companies owning wind power plants with an aggregate installed capacity of 171MW from Vestas Wind Systems A/S, which retains the remaining 20% shareholding. Reff & Associates advised Vestas on the transaction.EUR136millionRomaniaHere
Sep-24Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston PetersenNestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen assisted Grab with Romanian law aspects of its strategic partnership with Telenav, Inc., a provider of connected-car and location-based services.N/ARomaniaHere
Sep-24Popovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised several subsidiaries of Enel on the annulment of Order no. 168/2018 of the Romanian Energy Regulatory Authority that sets the regulated rate of return applied for the approval of the tariffs for the electricity distribution service provided by the concessionaire distribution operators.N/ARomania
Sep-25CEE AttorneysCEE Attorneys/Boanta, Gidei si Asociatii assisted Romania's V7 Capital venture capital fund on its seed investment in Smartit Global - a start-up that helps merchants and online stores to integrate easily in marketplaces.N/ARomania
Sep-26Bondoc si AsociatiiBondoc Si Asociatii advised eMAG on its acquisition of 54% of shares in online food delivery platform EuCeMananc in Romania.N/ARomaniaHere
Sep-27Biris Goran; Clifford Chance; Tuca Zbarcea & AsociatiiClifford Chance Badea advised French investment fund AEW on the sale of the America House office building in Bucharest to the real estate investment division of Morgan Stanley and a group of Israeli investors represented by David Hay, and the Promenada Mall Targu Mures to Hungary's Indotek Group. Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii advised the buyers on the first deal and Biris Goran advised the buyers on the second.N/ARomaniaHere
Sep-27EY Law (Radu Si Asociatii); SchoenherrSchoenherr Bucharest advised Greenbridge Partners on its acquisition of a 75% stake in Rus Savitar and its retail arm Casa Rusu from the Rusu family. Radu si Asociatii SPRL, the Romanian member firm of Ernst & Young Global, advised the Rusu family on the sale.N/ARomaniaHere
Sep-27Deloitte Legal (Reff & Associates); DentonsDentons assisted White Star Real Estate on various title and real estate matters, specifically land ownership certificate-related issues and title insurance, related to its contemplated acquisition of shares or assets of a technology park located in Cluj-Napoca. Colliers and Reff & Associates advised the seller on the deal.EUR25millionRomania
Sep-30Pavel Margarit & AssociatesPavel, Margarit & Associates advised perpetoo.com, the first peer to peer car-sharing platform in Romania, on its commencement of business activities.N/ARomaniaHere
Sep-30DrakopoulosDrakopoulos advised Yalco Romania on the extension of its credit line with Unicredit Bank.EUR0.5millionRomania
Oct-4CEE Attorneys; DLA PiperCEE Attorneys/Boanta, Gidei si Asociatii advised Bunnyshell, a Romanian startup that develops technologies for cloud infrastructure management, on its receipt of EUR 750,000 funding from the Early Game Ventures investment fund and a business angel. Early Game Ventures Fund was advised by DLA Piper.EUR750000RomaniaHere
October-4Allen & Overy; CMSCMS advised CEE Equity Partners, the Investment Advisor to the China CEE Investment Co-operation Fund II, on its majority acquisition of Farmavet-Pasteur Group, including its Pasteur Filiala Filipesti and Farmavet businesses and the animal food/fodder production business of FNC Nutritie Pietroiu. RTPR Allen & Overy advised the sellers, A&S International and Mrs Doina Stanescu.N/ARomaniaHere
Oct-9Popovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised the owners of PlantExtrakt, a Romanian producer of medical and para-medical products, on the company's sale to Europlant Group, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Germany's Martin Bauer.N/ARomaniaHere
Oct-9Allen & Overy; SchoenherrSchoenherr advised Horizon Capital on its sale and private placement of a 22.7% stake in Purcari Wineries Plc, carried out through an accelerated book building process addressed to investors worldwide. RTPR Allen & Overy advised Wood & Company Financial Services, a.s., the coordinator and book-runner, and joint book-runners Raiffeisen Centrobank AG and Raiffeisen Bank S.A.EUR19millionRomaniaHere
Oct-10Bondoc si AsociatiiBondoc Si Asociatii advised eMag on the creation of a European online interface that connects participating marketplaces.N/ARomaniaHere
Oct-16Filip & Company; LinklatersFilip & Company advised Digi Romania, DIGI Communications N.V., and DIGI Hungary on two medium-term loan facilities for an equivalent aggregate value of EUR 150 million from Citibank Europe plc, Romanian Branch, ING Bank N.V. Amsterdam and Bucharest Branches, and Unicredit Bank S.A. Linklaters reportedly advised the lenders on the deal.EUR150millionRomaniaHere
Oct-17Mcdermott Will & Emery Aarpi; Somlea & Asociatii; Stratulat Albulescu; Wolf TheissStratulat Albulescu, Somlea & Asociatii, and Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii advised PitechPlus on the sale of the majority stake held by its founder, Bogdan Herea-Buzatu, to Webhelp Romania. Wolf Theiss and McDermott Will & Emery AARPI advised Webhelp on the acquisition.N/ARomaniaHere
Oct-18Eversheds SutherlandEversheds Sutherland Romania advised investment fund NEPI Rockcastle in its acquisition of a land plot for the construction of a new shopping center in Craiova, Romania.EUR110millionRomaniaHere
Oct-19Loschelder; Stratulat AlbulescuStratulat Albulescu Attorneys at Law acted with Germany's Loscheider law firm Atlas Copco on its acquisition of the Scheugenpflug Group.N/ARomania
Oct-21Musetescu si Asociatii; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss assisted Saudi Arabia's Almarai dairy company on the acquisition of a 49% shareholding in Romanian agricultural conglomerate Maria Fondomonte SA. Musetescu si Asociatii advised the sellers.EUR21millionRomania
Oct-22Musat & AsociatiiMusat & Associates successfully represented Delta Antrepriza de Constructii si Montaj 93 S.A. before the Court of Justice of the European Union in a preliminary ruling procedure against Compania Nationala de Administrare a Infrastructurii Rutiere SA.N/ARomaniaHere
Oct-22PeliPartners; Popovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Associates advised Certinvest on the sale of Certinvest Pensii, which manages over RON 75 million in an optional pension fund that has over 9,500 participants, to Banca Transilvania subsidiaries BT Asset Management SAI and BT Investments. Peli Partners advised Banca Transilvania on the deal.RON75millionRomaniaHere
Oct-22Stratulat AlbulescuStratulat Albulescu Attorneys at Law advised Morphosis Capital on its investment in Doc Process SRL.EUR5millionRomaniaHere
Oct-28Michelmores; Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen; Stratulat AlbulescuStratulat Albulescu advised Corporate Finance House Group on the acquisition of the Day Tower class A office building in Bucharest from the Day Group. Michelmores LLP was the lead legal advisor for CFH and Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen advised the seller.N/ARomaniaHere
Nov-11CEE Attorneys; DLA PiperCEE Attorneys/Boanta, Gidei si Asociatii offered legal services to Romania's Sparking Capital venture capital fund on its seed investment in Bright Spaces, a Romanian start-up providing property tech solutions. Bright Spaces was advised by DLA PiperN/ARomania
Nov-13Popovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised SAP on a public procurement tender organized by the Romanian Competition Council for the acquisition of a Big Data Platform.EUR5millionRomania
Nov-15Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston PetersenNestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen advised Edenred, a company issuing cards and benefits vouchers for employees, on its acquisition of Benefit Online, an extended platform for flexible extra-wage benefits in Romania.N/ARomaniaHere
Nov-15Deloitte Legal (Reff & Associates); Wolf TheissReff & Associates - the Romanian arm of Deloitte Legal - assisted Denmark's Vestas Wind Systems on the sale of 80% of its subsidiaries owning the Pantelimon, Pegasus, and Apollo wind power plants, to IRI Investments, a Romanian subsidiary of the Ingka Group. Wolf Theiss advised the buyers.EUR136millionRomaniaHere
Nov-15Popovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised several subsidiaries of Enel on the annulment of Order no. 169/2018 of the Romanian Energy Regulatory Authority approving the methodology of setting tariffs for the electricity distribution services.N/ARomania
Nov-18CEE AttorneysCEE Attorneys/Boanta, Gidei si Asociatii assisted Sparking Capital in establishing a venture capital fund from private sources on the Romanian market, aiming to invest in various start-up projects.N/ARomania
Nov-19Stratulat AlbulescuStratulat Albulescu advised Amphenol on its acquisition of the Romanian subsidiaries of GJM, a Spanish original equipment manufacturer of key components for the automotive industry.N/ARomaniaHere
Nov-19Stratulat Albulescu; KPMG LegalStratulat Albulescu advised Titluri Quality S.R.L. on its acquisition of all the publishing activities of Gandul, Apropo, Ce Se Intampla Doctore, Descopera, and Go4IT from Mediafax. The transaction also included the acquisition of all related Internet domains, specific operating equipment, and the transfer of employees. KPMG Legal advised Mediafax.N/ARomaniaHere
Nov-22Filip & Company; Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston PetersenNestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen assisted businessman Vicentiu Zorzolan on the sale, made with his partner Octavian Radu, of the shares held in Sistec Next Docs and Sistec Confidential to Inform Lykos. Inform Lykos and Octavian Radu were advised by Filip & Company.N/ARomaniaHere
Nov-26Suciu PopaSuciu Popa successfully represented Italian energy company Enel in an ICC arbitration against the Romanian state in Paris.EUR130millionRomaniaHere
Nov-28Bulboaca & Asociatii; Herzog Fox & Neeman; Jones Day; Kirkland & Ellis; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss worked alongside Jones Day and Kirkland & Ellis in advising Blackstone Tactical Opportunities on its EUR 175 million acquisition of a minority stake in Romania's Superbet Group. Romania's Bulboaca & Asociatii worked alongside global counsel Herzog, Fox & Neeman in advising the sellers.EUR175millionRomaniaHere
Nov-29CEE AttorneysCEE Attorneys/Boanta, Gidei si Asociatii advised Romania's V7 Capital venture capital fund on the acquisition of a 25% shareholding in the Holde Agri project.EUR5millionRomania
Dec-1Deloitte Legal (Reff & Associates); Tuca Zbarcea & AsociatiiTuca Zbarcea & Asociatii advised BRD Group Societe Generale regarding a financing agreement for the development of Record Park, the first mixed urban regeneration project in Cluj-Napoca to be developed by Speedwell. Reff & Asociatii advised the borrower.EUR22.5millionRomania
Dec-1Nicoleta Popescu; Tuca Zbarcea & AsociatiiTuca Zbarcea & Asociatii represented Victor Roncea as the defendant in a law suit initiated by Gabriel Liiceanu claiming EUR 100,000 in damages for an alleged moral prejudice. Solo practitioner Nicoleta Popescu advised the plaintiff.EUR100000Romania
Dec-5Eversheds Sutherland; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised the shareholders of Adeplast on the sale of 100% of the company's shares to the Sika Group. The buyers were advised by Eversheds Sutherland on the transaction.N/ARomaniaHere
Dec-9Allen & OveryRTPR Allen & Overy advised Autonom Services S.A. on its issuance of corporate bonds.N/ARomaniaHere
Dec-11Filip & Company; Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen; Popovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised BRD Groupe Societe Generale on its co-investment with Raiffeisen Bank and BCR in CIT One. BCR and CIT One were advised by Filip & Company, while Raiffeisen Bank was advised by Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen.N/ARomaniaHere
Dec-17CMS; Deloitte Legal (Reff & Associates); Herbert Smith FreehillsCMS advised AFI Europe on its EUR 300 million acquisition of four Class A office projects in Romania from NEPI Rockcastle. The sellers were advised on the transaction by Herbert Smith Freehills and Reff & Associates, the Romanian member firm of Deloitte Legal.EUR300millionRomaniaHere
Dec-17Allen & Overy; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss advised the Visma group on its acquisition of Intelligent IT, the developer of the SmartBill billing software. RTPR Allen & Overy advised Intelligent IT's selling shareholders.N/ARomaniaHere
Dec-18Stratulat AlbulescuStratulat Albulescu advised the CalCon Group on its sale of a majority shareholding to Aareon, a provider of systems and consulting services for the property industry.N/ARomaniaHere
Dec-18Stratulat AlbulescuStratulat Albulescu advised the Niro Investment Group on a EUR 24 million loan from Libra Bank.EUR24millionRomaniaHere
Dec-18Stratulat AlbulescuStratulat Albulescu helped CCBA Verwaltungs GmbH obtain merger control clearance from the Romanian Competition Council for its takeover of Reinert Kunststofftechnik SRL.N/ARomaniaHere
Dec-18Suciu PopaSuciu Popa successfully represented the Azvi construction company in a labor dispute with one of its former managers.N/ARomaniaHere
Dec-18CEE AttorneysThe Romanian office of CEE Attorneys advised the founders of 7Card on the acquisition of a 25% shareholding in the Holde Agri project of local Romanian entrepreneurs, which recently succeeded in obtaining a Series A funding of EUR 5 million.N/ARomaniaHere
Dec-19PWC Legal (D&B David si Baias); Popovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Swedish investment fund Oresa on the sale of its RTC Proffice Experience subsidiary, a stationery and office supplies company, to IT&C producer and wholesaler Complet Electro Serv, a company owned by Altex group. D&B David si Baias advised Altex.N/ARomania
Dec-19Stratulat AlbulescuStratulat Albulescu Attorneys at Law advised Cordia Residence (Group Futureal) on the acquisition of 21.000 sq. m. land plot in the Grivita Lake area, part of the Bucurestii Noi region of Bucharest.N/ARomania
Dec-19PeliPartners; Stratulat AlbulescuStratulat Albulescu Attorneys at Law advised World Class Romania in connection with the opening of a new health and fitness club in Expo Business Park, an office development located in the Expozitlei part of North Bucharest. PeliPartners advised the lessor.N/ARomania
Dec-20Biris GoranBiris Goran advised InteRo Property Development Estates SRL on its sale of a 26,200 square meter plot in the northern part of Bucharest to Skanska.N/ARomaniaHere
Dec-20PeliPartners; Stratulat AlbulescuStratual Albulescu advised Societe Generale, acting through its service center subsidiary, Societe Generale European Business Services, on the lease of 10,500 square meters in the third building of Skanska`s Campus 6 development currently under construction in the Cotroceni part of Bucharest. PeliPartners advised Skanska.N/ARomaniaHere
Dec-20Stratulat AlbulescuStratulat Albulescu advised Romanian health and fitness chain World Class Romania on its acquisition of the Planet Swim and Gym fitness center in Bucharest.N/ARomaniaHere
Dec-30Kinstellar; Popovici Nitu Stoica & AsociatiiPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised the Hexagon Group on its EUR 30 million sale of the Vivido Business Center, Advancity Business Center, and Cube Office buildings in Cluj to Ideal Projects SRL, a subsidiary of Vetimex Capital. Ideal Projects was advised by Kinstellar.EUR30millionRomaniaHere
Apr-1Kinstellar; Roedl & Partner; SchoenherrKinstellar advised Goldmark Property Management on the purchase of a 30,077 square meter plot in Focsani, Romania, destined for retail development, from Austria's Real4You Group real estate investment group, which involved negotiations with Erste Bank Group AG, the existing lender on the project. Schoenherr advised Erste Bank. Roedl & Partner advised the seller.N/ARomania
May-1KinstellarKinstellar advised Adval Asset Management on its sale of Media Center, a 9,600 square meter office and warehouse facility located in the Dimitrie Pompeiu area of Bucharest, to Romanian furniture giant Mobexpert.N/ARomania
Jan-25Allen & Overy; Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & PartnersRTPR Allen & Overy in Bucharest and Allen & Overy in Bratislava advised a syndicate of banks in relation to a USD 68 million credit facility granted to Romania's Alro Slatina. Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners advised Alro on the deal.USD68millionRomania; SlovakiaHere
Oct-18Dentons; Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston PetersenDentons advised Raiffeisen Bank International AG and Raiffeisen Bank SA on a EUR 34 million facility agreement granted to VGP Park Timisoara SRL to refinance an industrial project, including four prime logistic buildings in Timis, Romania. Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen advised VGP Park on the deal.EUR34millionRomania; SlovakiaHere
Jan-1NoerrNoerr Moscow advised German commercial real estate developer ECE Projektmanagement International G.m.b.H on the sale of its shares in ECE Russland OOO.N/ARussia
Jan-1NoerrNoerr Moscow advised Bauer Maschinen GmbH on the purchase of shares in AO Mostostrojindustria, the largest Russian producer of metal parts for bridges.N/ARussia
Jan-3White & CaseWhite & Case has advised Russian online search provider Yandex on its proposed acquisition of rights to a four hectare plot of land in Moscow for the construction of its new headquarters.USD145millionRussiaHere
Jan-4Bryan Cave Leighton PaisnerThe Russian office of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner has advised Raven Property Group Limited on a conditional agreement to acquire a completed and fully-let warehouse of 64,375 square meters and 21.5 hectares of adjacent land in Nizhny Novgorod or RUB 2.8 billion from a fund managed by Amstar. The acquisition remains subject to the satisfaction of certain escrow arrangements.RUB2.8billionRussiaHere
Jan-7Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & PartnersEgorov, Puginsky, Afanasyev and Partners has successfully defended the interests of the Petersburg Tractor Plant in an unfair competition dispute.N/ARussiaHere
Jan-9Bryan Cave Leighton PaisnerThe Moscow office of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner has advised Miratorg Agribusiness Holding on its acquisition of several companies from RAV Agro holding located in the Oryol region of Russia from the PPF Group.N/ARussiaHere
January-10Bryan Cave Leighton PaisnerBryan Cave Leighton Paisner is advising KOPY Goldfields AB, a Swedish gold exploration company, on the sale of its subsidiary Taiga LLC, which holds several exploration and production licenses in Russia's Irkutsk Region.N/ARussiaHere
January-10Bryan Cave Leighton PaisnerBryan Cave Leighton Paisner is advising Pangeo Capital on setting up Pangeo Radar, a Russian-Austrian joint venture between Pangeo Capital and Radarservices Smart IT Security to develop, localize and deploy IT security software for major corporations and public companies.N/ARussiaHere
January-18CMSCMS Russia advised the shareholders of Western Siberian Commercial Bank on the sale of shares representing a total of 71.8% of the bank's share capital to VTB Bank.N/ARussiaHere
January-22Alliance LegalThe Alliance Legal Consulting Group persuaded the Kuntsevsky District Court of Moscow to dismiss a claim brought by Ruslan Kagarmanov for copyright infringement against firm client Alexander Revva regarding the song "Chika."N/ARussiaHere
January-29Kulkov, Kolotilov and PartnersA team from Moscow's Kulkov, Kolotilov and Partners successfully assisted RBC PJSC avoid what it calls "unjustified subsidiary responsibility" in a bankruptcy case in the Moscow Arbitration Court.N/ARussiaHere
January-31Ilyashev & PartnersIlyashev & Partners convinced a Russian court to issue an enforcement order in a dispute between PJSC Alfa-Bank against businessman Kirill Podolsky, the former owner of the online agency Anywayanyday, for over USD 12 million.USD12millionRussiaHere
February-1Alrud; Gleiss LutzAlrud and Gleiss Lutz represented Wieland Werke AG, a German family-owned supplier of semi-finished products made of copper and copper alloys, on its acquisition of Aurubis.N/ARussia
February-7Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner; Clifford ChanceClifford Chance advised IHI plc, owners of the Corinthia Hotels Group, on the acquisition of a property in Moscow, related to the recently announced Corinthia Hotel & Residences project. The Moscow office of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner advised the seller, Cyprus's Barlands Holdings Limited.N/ARussiaHere
February-12Bryan Cave Leighton PaisnerBryan Cave Leighton Paisner advised the Far East and Baikal Region Development Fund on a RUB 2 billion secured loan for the construction of a new terminal at Khabarovsk International Airport and related airport infrastructure.RUB2billionRussiaHere
February-25Alrud; Clifford Chance; WilmerHaleAlrud and WilmerHale represented the Danaher Corporation on the acquisition of the biopharma business of General Electric. Clifford Chance was global advisor to General Electric.USD21.4billionRussia
Feb-28White & CaseWhite & Case advised Credit Bank of Moscow on its offering of EUR 500 million 5.15 percent Eurobonds due 2024.EUR500millionRussiaHere
Mar-1Alrud; Kromann Reumert; PlesnerAlrud and Kromann Reumert advised Haldor Topsoe on the sale of a 30% stake in the company to Temasek, which was advised by Plesner.N/ARussia
Mar-5Maxima LegalMaxima Legal was selected by Institute Stroiproyekt to provide legal assistance following Stroiproyekt's winning of a tender to develop the technical and economic scheme for the construction of a tram line between Saint Petersburg and Leningrad oblast.N/ARussiaHere
Mar-19Baker BottsBaker Botts acted for PAO Novatek, one of the largest independent natural gas producers in Russia, on the sale of a ten percent participation interest in the Arctic LNG 2 project to Total S.A..N/ARussiaHere
Mar-22NoerrNoerr Moscow advised NMC International on the liquidation of its joint venture (consisting of a Luxembourg holding and three Russian subsidiaries).N/ARussia
Mar-27Allen & Overy; DentonsDentons advised The Black Sea Trade and Development Bank on its extension of a USD 69 million loan to the Russian State Transport Leasing Company to finance the construction of the Lavna Coal Transshipment Terminal at the Murmansk sea port. Allen & Overy advised the borrowers.USD69millionRussiaHere
Apr-3DentonsDentons represented a pool of leading international financial institutions including the Asian Development Bank, European Investment Bank, International Finance Corp, and responsAbility Investments AG as creditors to Azerbaijan's AccessBank, on the successful debt restructuring and recapitalization of the bank.N/ARussiaHere
Apr-30AlrudAlrud advised Excellence Logging Limited on the acquisition of the surface data logging business of Weatherford.USD50millionRussia
May-8Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner; HarneysBryan Cave Leighton Paisner and Harneys advised HMS Technologies Limited, a major shareholder of HMS Hydraulic Machines & Systems Group, on the restructuring of core shareholder shareholding.N/ARussiaHere
May-9Alrud; Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & RosatiAlrud and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati represented F5 Networks Inc., a global provider of application services for business, on its acquisition of NGINX Inc.USD670millionRussia
May-17Latham & WatkinsLatham & Watkins advised HeadHunter Group PLC, an online recruitment platform operating in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States, on the initial public offering of its American Depositary Shares.USD253millionRussiaHere
May-23Nektorov Saveliev & PartnersNektorov Saveliev & Partners was assigned the bondholder representative for the issuance of three million non-convertible interest-bearing certificated exchange-traded bonds of PAO AKB Avangard.RUB3billionRussiaHere
Jun-1Alrud; Freshfields; Slaughter and MayAlrud advised Tata Steel Limited and Thyssenkrupp AG on Russian aspects related to the creation of a joint venture which will combine the European flat carbon steel businesses of the companies. Freshfields was the global counsel of Thyssenkrupp and Slaughter and May was the global advisor of Tata Steel.N/ARussia
Jun-10Alrud; Gernandt & DanielssonAlrud advised Polystar OSIX AB in relation to the purchase of its Russian subsidiary by Elis Star AB. Gernandt & Danielsson advised Polystar Instruments.EUR70millionRussia
Jun-11Akin Gump; Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Debevoise & Plimpton; LinklatersAkin Gump advised Russian Internet and IT company Mail.ru on the formation of a joint venture with the Alibaba Group, a global digital commerce company, PJSC MegaFon, a pan-Russian operator of digital opportunities, and the Russian Direct Investment Fund, Russia's sovereign wealth fund. Cleary advised MegaFon on the deal, while Linklaters advised the Russian Direct Investment Fund. Debevoise advised Alibaba.N/ARussiaHere
Jun-17Baker Botts; Herbert Smith Freehills; Infralex; Pinsent MasonsBaker Botts advised PAO Novatek on the sale of 10% participation interests in the Arctic LNG 2 project to each of China National Offshore Oil Corporation and China National Petroleum Corporation. Herbert Smith Freehills advised China National Oil and Gas Exploration and Development Company, a subsidiary of China National Petroleum Corporation, on its investment. Pinsent Masons and Infralex represented CNOOC on the deal.N/ARussiaHere
Jun-24Clifford ChanceClifford Chance advised Baikal Mining Company on the execution of a EUR 250 million equipment supply agreement with Outotec Oyj for the design and supply of the mine-side processing equipment for the Udokan project in the Russian Far East.EUR250millionRussiaHere
Jun-25CMS; O2ConsultingCMS Russia advised global travel retailer Dufry on its agreement, made through its Russian joint venture, to acquire a 60% stake in RegStaer-M LLC, a Russian duty-free and duty-paid operator, from RegStaer Group. O2 Consulting advised the sellers on the deal.N/ARussiaHere
Jun-27Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & PartnersEgorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners successfully represented the interests of the Orion Corporation, a Finnish pharmaceutical company, in a patent dispute before the Cassation Appeal Court.N/ARussiaHere
Jun-27Freshfields; White & CaseWhite & Case advised Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel Works on the offering of USD 500 million 4.375% notes due 2024. Freshfields advised joint lead managers Citi, J.P. Morgan, and Societe Generale on the deal.USD500millionRussiaHere
Jul-3Akin Gump; Clyde & CoAkin Gump advised PJSC Luoil on its acquisition of a 25% interest in the Marine XII License in the Republic of Congo from New Age M12 Holdings Limited. Clyde & Co advised New Age M12 Holdings on the transaction.USD800millionRussiaHere
Jul-4CMSCMS Russia advised S8 Capital on the sale of ELT-Poisk - a motor insurance and lending platform that provides development and implementation of IT solutions for automating the interaction of car dealers, leasing companies, insurance companies, and banks - to an unidentified foreign private fund.N/ARussiaHere
Jul-4Tomashevskaya & PartnersTomashevskaya & Partners advised MaximaTelecom on a joint venture agreement with Gazprom-Media Holding for a new brand, named Quant.N/ARussiaHere
Jul-16Alrud; KPMG LegalAlrud advised the VTB Group on its acquisition of Novorossiysk Grain Terminal LCC from the NSCP Group. KPMG Legal advised the sellers.N/ARussiaHere
Jul-22Alliance LegalAlliance Legal CG is representing the interests of Evgeniy Lebedev, the founder of the pro100business social Internet community, before the Central Court of Chelyabinsk.N/ARussiaHere
Jul-31Nadmitov, Ivanov & PartnersNadmitov, Ivanov and Partners represented the interests of Israel's Rivulis Irrigation Ltd in relation to the establishment of a joint venture with the Polyplastic Group.N/ARussiaHere
Aug-1Debevoise & PlimptonDebevoise & Plimpton advised NLMK on a USD 500 million 7-year Eurobond offering.USD500millionRussiaHere
Aug-1Tonucci & PartnersTonucci & Partners successfully represented the St. Petersburg Mussorgsky State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre in a dispute in an Italian court against the Rome Opera Theater.N/ARussiaHere
Aug-1AlrudAlrud advised CFC Management, the investment advisor of the Samolet Group, on its acquisition of a stake in JIVU.RF.N/ARussia
Aug-14Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner; Morgan LewisMorgan Lewis advised Internet company and search provider Yandex NV on the acquisition of the intellectual property and call-centers of the Vezet group in Russia by MLU B.V - Yandex's ride-sharing and food delivery joint venture with Uber. Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner advised Vezet on the deal.N/ARussiaHere
Aug-16Liniya PravaLiniya Prava advised Gazprombank on its joint role as "co-manager" (along with Otkritie FC Bank, Sovcombank, and the Eurasian Development Bank) and underwriter on the Republic of Belarus's placement of two bond issuances on the Moscow Stock Exchange.N/ARussiaHere
Aug-19Alrud; DehengAlrud advised China Gold, a state-owned Chinese enterprise, on its entrance into a development agreement related to the Klyuchevskoye gold deposit in Russia's Mogochinsky district. Deheng advised China Gold on matters of China and Hong Kong law.N/ARussiaHere
Aug-19Alrud; Fangda Partners; MacfarlanesAlrud advised Ctrip, the largest online travel agent in Asia, on its acquisition of a minority stake in Russia's Avia Center. Fangda Partners provided Chinese law advice to Ctrip on the deal, while McFarlanes provided English law advice.N/ARussiaHere
Aug-19Debevoise & Plimpton; DechertDechert advised the Kinross Gold Corporation on its USD 283 million acquisition of the Chulbatkan heap leach development project from N-mining. Debevoise advised N-mining on the deal.USD283millionRussiaHere
Aug-19Ilyashev & PartnersIlyashev & Partners advised the Kraft Heinz Company in connection with its business development in Russia.N/ARussiaHere
Aug-22Clifford ChanceClifford Chance advised CDB Aviation, a wholly-owned Irish subsidiary of China Development Bank Financial Leasing Co., Limited, on a long-term lease of three Airbus A320neo aircraft to Ural Airlines.N/ARussiaHere
Aug-23AlrudAlrud advised Russia's state-owned VTB bank on the acquisition of more than 70% of shares in grain trading company Mirogroup Resources.N/ARussiaHere
Aug-26Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & PartnersEPAM advised Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions Holdings Corporation on corporate issues related to the maintenance of its Russian subsidiary.N/ARussiaHere
Aug-26Stuarts LegalStuarts Legal advised France's Savencia Fromage & Dairy on the construction of a soft cheese factory in the Russian Republic of Bashkortostan.N/ARussiaHere
Aug-28Bryan Cave Leighton PaisnerBryan Cave Leighton Paisner Russia successfully challenged Russia's Rospatent's decision to cancel the trademarks of Prosveshcheniye Publishers.N/ARussiaHere
Aug-28Pepeliaev GroupThe Pepeliaev Group advised the Netherlands' Cupol Ventures Limited on tax matters related to its acquisition of the Chulbatkan gold project in Russia from N-Mining.N/ARussiaHere
Aug-30DentonsDentons advised Raiffeisenbank on its agreement with the Etalon Group regarding the construction of an office center at the Nagatino I-Land business park in Moscow.N/ARussiaHere
Sep-1Alrud; Studio Legale PedersoliAlrud and Studio Legale Pedersoli advised Coesia, a group of innovation-based industrial and packaging solutions companies, on its acquisition of System Ceramics S.p.A. and its subsidiaries from System Holding.N/ARussia
Sep-3Bryan Cave Leighton PaisnerBryan Cave Leighton Paisner Russia advised Orion LLC, a member of the UST group, on its sale of fiscal data operator First OFD to the VTB Group.N/ARussiaHere
Sep-4Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & PartnersThe St. Petersburg office of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners successfully deflected a claim submitted by the bankruptcy trustee in the Transaero bankruptcy case.N/ARussiaHere
Sep-17Bryan Cave Leighton PaisnerBryan Cave Leighton Paisner Russia advised Joom SIA on its acquisition of a 10% stake in on-line shopping platform iGooods.N/ARussiaHere
Sep-17Baker Mckenzie; Clifford ChanceClifford Chance advised the Baikal Mining Company on an agreement with Renaissance Heavy Industries for the construction of the Udokan Mining and Metallurgical Plant. Baker McKenzie advised Renaissance on the deal,.EUR380millionRussiaHere
Sep-19Clifford ChanceClifford Chance advised GTLK Global Business, Russia's largest leasing company, in connection with the ten-year lease of two coastal passenger vessels to Havila Kystruten AS, a Norwegian cruise operator.N/ARussiaHere
Sep-30Clifford ChanceClifford Chance Moscow advised Societe Generale on a bilateral sustainability-linked credit facility of up to USD 75 million for Polymetal.USD75millionRussiaHere
Oct-1Alrud; Cooley; Herrington & SutcliffeAlrud advised Rockwell Automation and Schlumberger on Russian matters relating to their joint venture - Sensia - a digitally-enabled, integrated automation solutions provider for the oil and gas industry. Cooley was global counsel of Rockwell Automation and Herrington & Sutcliffe was global counsel of Schlumberger.USD250millionRussia
Oct-4CMSCMS Russia advised Bazil-Activ LLC on the sale of a development project in Moscow to the Osnova Group.RUB2billionRussiaHere
Oct-7Herbert Smith FreehillsHerbert Smith Freehills advised BidFair USA regarding the merger control aspects of its acquisition of international auction house Sotheby's.USD3.7billionRussiaHere
Oct-9CMSCMS advised Bazil-Activ LLC, a subsidiary of a Russian commercial bank, on its sale of the 60,000 square meter MainStreet Residential Complex Construction project in Moscow to the Osnova Group.EUR28.2millionRussiaHere
Oct-14Bryan Cave Leighton PaisnerBryan Cave Leighton Paisner Russia advised Mistral Wine on its acquisition of 200 hectares of vineyards and a winery in Russia's Krasnodar Krai.N/ARussiaHere
Oct-15Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & PartnersEgorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners helped the Aqua Investments Group and Kavminkurortresursy JSC establish their exclusive geographical indication rights to the Yessentuki N4 and Yessentuki N17 healing diets and mineralized healing water brands.N/ARussiaHere
Oct-15Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & PartnersEgorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners helped the Aqua Investments Group and Kavminkurortresursy JSC establish their exclusive geographical indication rights to the Yessentuki N4 and Yessentuki N17 healing diets and mineralized healing water brands.N/ARussiaHere
Oct-18Rustam Kurmaev & PartnersRustam Kurmaev & Partners successfully defended Bio-Rad Laboratories in a dispute with Rosstandart, the Russian Federal Agency for Technical Regulation and Metrology.N/ARussiaHere
Oct-22Clifford ChanceClifford Chance advised Russia's SIBUR gas processing and petrochemical company on its benchmark USD 500 million 3.45% Eurobonds issue due 2024.USD500millioneRussiaHere
Oct-25Baker MckenzieBaker McKenzie successfully represented EPK Saratov at Rospatent in a dispute involving a patent on an axle-box with dual bearings.N/ARussiaHere
Oct-28DentonsActing on behalf of Russia's Fund for Infrastructure and Educational Programs, Dentons prepared a "Concept" for regulating alternative finance methods in Russia.N/ARussiaHere
Oct-28Akin GumpAkin Gump is advising Russian Internet and IT company Mail.ru Group Limited on the formation of a joint venture between its ESforce e-sports business and games producer Modern Pick.N/ARussiaHere
Oct-28Dentons; LinklatersDentons advised Russia's Chelpipe on its debut issuance of USD 300 million 4.50% loan participation notes due 2024. Dentons acted as English, United States, and Russian counsel to Chelpipe.USD300millionRussiaHere
Oct-28Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & PartnersEgorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners provided pro bono legal consulting to Big Brothers Big Sisters in Russia.N/ARussiaHere
Oct-28Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & PartnersEgorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners successfully defended the interests of the founders of Transaero in a dispute over a loan that partially led to the air carrier's bankruptcy proceedings.RUB250millionRussiaHere
Oct-30Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & PartnersEgorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners successfully represented BlaBlaCar, a global long-distance carpooling service, in a dispute with an unidentified group of bus carriers in Russia.N/ARussiaHere
Oct-30Kachkin & PartnersKachkin & Partners advised a consortium consisting of Gazprombank and BaltNedvizhService on an agreement to create 21-kilometer tram network in Saint Petersburg.RUB58billionRussiaHere
Oct-31Alrud; Latham & Watkins; Reed Smith; Shearman & SterlingAlrud represented Deutsche Beteiligungs AG in proceedings before the Russian competition authority with regard to clearance of DB's acquisition of Cartonplast Group. Shearman & Sterling and Reed Smith advised the buyer globally. Latham & Watkins advised the sellers.EUR25millionRussia
Nov-4Debevoise & PlimptonDebevoise & Plimpton advised PJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel on in its USD 750 million Eurobond offering due 2024 with a coupon rate of 3.375% per annum.USD750millionRussiaHere
Nov-18DentonsDentons advised the minority shareholders of Russ Outdoor LLC, Russia's largest outdoor advertising operator, on the sale of their combined 48.57% stake in Dutch parent company Russ Out of Home BV to the owners of the third-largest operator in the sector, Vera-Olymp.RUB4billionRussiaHere
Nov-18Alrud; Arendt & Medernach; Ropes & Gray; Herbert Smith FreehillsAlrud, Ropes & Grey, and Arendt advised the TJX Companies on Russian law matters related to its acquisition of a 25% stake in Familia, a Russian low-cost clothing retailer. Herbert Smith Freehills advised the seller. DLA Piper acted as lead tax advisor to several shareholders of Familia.USD225millionRussia
Nov-25Nadmitov, Ivanov & PartnersNadmitov, Ivanov & Partners successfully represented Gazprom Energo before the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation in a dispute over the legality of a "normative legal act" involving the tariff for the transmission of electric energy.N/ARussiaHere
Nov-26DentonsDentons advised the Stada group on a USD 660 million purchase of more than 20 prescription and over-the-counter drugs and dietary supplements from the Takeda group.USD660millionRussiaHere
Nov-27Herbert Smith FreehillsLawyers in the Moscow office of Herbert Smith Freehills joined the firm's multi-jurisdictional team advising the Anex Group on its acquisition of Intourist, Bucher Reisen, and Oger Tours. All three travel businesses were part of the insolvent Thomas Cook Group.N/ARussiaHere
Nov-29Herbert Smith Freehills; Hiswara Bunjamin & TandjunHerbert Smith Freehills and Indonesian associate firm Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung advised a joint venture of Pertamina-Rosneft on engineering contracts for a new USD 16 billion refinery in Tuban, East Java, designed to increase Pertamina's refining capability and strengthen Rosneft's presence in the Asia-Pacific petroleum market.USD16billionRussiaHere
Dec-6Debevoise & Plimpton; Kempernik Maasrschalkerweerd WoutersDebevoise & Plimpton advised the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Nasdaq-listed Yandex N.V. on a restructuring of the company's corporate governance. Kemperink Maarschalkerweerd Wouters acted as co-counsel.N/ARussiaHere
Dec-9Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner; CMS; White & CaseCMS helped ORPEA set up a JV with the Russian Direct Investment Fund, which was advised by Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, and BPI France (France's sovereign wealth fund), which was advised by White & Case, to invest into the development of medical rehabilitation centers under the ORPEA brand in Russia. RDIF and BPI France are expected to jointly acquire up to a 20%-stake in ORPEA's Russian division and finance the further growth of ORPEA's rehabilitation centers chain through the capital of the future JV. The first joint project planned to be carried out by the parties will be the creation of a Rehabilitation Centre at the International Medical Cluster in Skolkovo.N/ARussia
Dec-12DLA Piper; LCA Studio LegaleLawyers from DLA Piper's Moscow office joined the firm's multi-jurisdictional team advising Evraz, a steel and mining company listed on the London Stock Exchange and a constituent of the FTSE 100 index, on its sale of Evraz Palini e Bertoli to the Marcegaglia Group, an Italy-based company in the steel processing sector. Marcegaglia was advised by LCA Studio Legale.EUR40millionRussiaHere
Dec-17Rustam Kurmaev & PartnersRustam Kurmaev & Partners successfully represented Russian Standard Bank JSC in Russia's 4th Cassation Court of General Jurisdiction in an administrative case instituted by the Russian Prosecutor's Office.N/ARussiaHere
Dec-18DS Law; Nektorov Saveliev & PartnersNektorov Saveliev & Partners advised IBS IT Holding on the acquisition of Aplana Software from the Aplana Group, which was advised by DS Law.N/ARussiaHere
Jul-15Alrud; Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Creel, Garcia-Cuellar, Aiza y Enriquez sc; Kinstellar; Linklaters; LMCR - La Torre Morgese Cesaro Rio; Machado Meyer Advogados; Pinheiro Neto Advogados; Sidley AustinSidley Austin was global legal counsel to the Nidec Corporation and Alrud and Kinstellar provided local assistance in Russia and Slovakia, respectively, on the company's USD 1.08 billion acquisition of Embraco from the Whirlpool Corporation. Linklaters, Pinheiro Neto Advogados in Brazil, and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton were among the firms advising Whirlpool on the sale.N/ARussia; SlovakiaHere
Jan-2Allen & Overy; Andric Law Office; BDK Advokati; Dentons; Orrick, Herrington & SutcliffeBDK Advokati, working with international legal counsel Allen & Overy, has announced that it acted as Serbian legal counsel to the lenders providing over EUR 400 million loan commitments for Vinci's concession agreement to take over the management of Belgrade's Nikola Tesla Airport, which closed on December 21, 2018. Dentons and the Andric Law Office advised Vinci on the financing, while the state was advised by Orrick.EUR400millionSerbiaHere
Jan-7Bojovic Draskovic Popovic & PartnersBojovic Draskovic Popovic & Partners is advising the Poseidon Group on the spring 2019 extension of its Capitol Park brand of retail parks to the eastern Serbia city of Zajecar.EUR10millionSerbiaHere
Jan-17JPM Jankovic Popovic MiticJPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic advised the China Shandong International Economic and Technical Cooperation Corp. on its successful bid for the concession to charge a toll on the highway it is constructing in Bosnia's autonomous Republika Srpska announced by the region's government..N/ASerbiaHere
Jan-17Four Legal; NKO PartnersNKO Partners advised Sopharma Trading on its acquisiton of the remaining shares in Serbian pharmaceutical wholesaler Lekovit d.o.o. from Dr. Dragan Petrovic. Four Legal advised the seller.N/ASerbia
Feb-4Karanovic & Partners; Schoenherr; Osborne ClarkeKaranovic & Partners supported Epic Games in its acquisition of 3Lateral, a developer of digital humans technology and creative content. Osborne Clarke advised 3Lateral on the matter. Schoenherr acted as legal counsel to the founder and director, Mr. Mastilovic.N/ASerbiaHere
Feb-5BDK Advokati; Samardzic, Oreski & GrbovicBDK Advokati advised Dnata, a global corporation based in the United Arab Emirates, on the acquisition of all the shares in Serbian EAP Shared Services d.o.o. from Etihad Airport Services LLC. Samardzic, Oreski & Grbovic advised Etihad Airport Services on the deal.N/ASerbiaHere
Feb-8Subotic & JevticBelgrade's Subotic & Jevtic law firm advised Lukoil Srbija a.d. on a capital increase amounting to approximately EUR 62 million.EUR62millionSerbiaHere
Feb-21BDK Advokati; Karanovic & Partners; Kinstellar; Norton Rose Fulbright; White & CaseBDK Advokati and Norton Rose Fullbright advised Coca Cola HBC AG on its EUR 260 million acquisition of Bambi a.d., the leading cookie producer in the countries of former Yugoslavia, from Mid Europa Partners. White & Case and Karanovic & Partners advised the sellers on the deal. Kinstellar advised the client in relation to their issuance of Warranty and Indemnification Insurance to Coca-Cola HBC as the purchaser of shares.EUR260millionSerbiaHere
Feb-26BDK AdvokatiBDK Advokati advised Ellis Enterprises d.o.o., a subsidiary of Valvoline, on signing an agreement with Serbian lubricant producer FAM to acquire its production plant and IP rights.EUR9.5millionSerbiaHere
Feb-26Zivkovic SamardzicZivkovic Samardzic's dispute resolution team secured a victory in Serbia's Commercial Appellate Court for Vlade Divac, a former NBA star and current Vice President of Basketball Operations and General Manager of the Sacramento Kings in the NBA.N/ASerbiaHere
Mar-6Karanovic & Partners; Latham & Watkins; SchoenherrKaranovic & Partners advised the Czech Republic's PPF Group on its acquisition of Telenor Banka, the first fully mobile and online bank operating in Serbia, from Norwegian mobile operator Telenor. Schoenherr and Latham & Watkins advised the sellers.N/ASerbiaHere
Mar-11Bojovic Draskovic Popovic & PartnersBojovic Draskovic Popovic & Partners advised The Collection ltd. Podgorica and The Collection ltd. Belgrade on the launch of the Serbian edition of The Collection magazine.N/ASerbiaHere
Mar-11CMS; NKO PartnersNKO Partners advised CTP Invest on a long term lease in CTPark Novi Sad to BMTS Technology. BMTS will use CTPark Novi Sad as production plant for the assembly and end-of-line testing of turbocharges for commercial vehicles and passenger cars. CMS advised the lessee.N/ASerbia
Mar-21Zivkovic SamardzicZivkovic Samardzic achieved a victory for the Crime and Corruption Reporting Network and Stevan Dojcinovic, its editor in chief, in Serbia's Court of Appeals.N/ASerbiaHere
Mar-25Zivkovic SamardzicZivkovic Samardzic advised Astonko on the voluntary buyout of shares from 42 of the 43 minority shareholders of B92. Solo practitioner Aleksandar Sukiban advised the minority shareholders on the deal.N/ASerbiaHere
Mar-29JPM Jankovic Popovic MiticJPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic was appointed a compliance officer of Gastrans d.o.o. Novi Sad. The appointment of JPM was approved by the Serbian regulatory authority.N/ASerbiaHere
Apr-1JPM Jankovic Popovic MiticJPM assisted the Gastrans d.o.o. gas inter-connector in its successful application for exemption from third-party access rules and regulated prices by the Energy Agency of the Republic of Serbia.N/ASerbiaHere
Apr-4Bojanovic & PartnersBojanovic Partners Partner Filip Blagojevic successfully represented Slavko Perovic in a dispute against Turkey's Denizlispor football club in the FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber.N/ASerbiaHere
Apr-5Prica & PartnersPrica & Partners is advising the Serbian government on the privatization of Komercijalna Banka.N/ASerbiaHere
May-2Bojovic Draskovic Popovic & PartnersBojovic Draskovic Popovic & Partners advised Turkish car part manufacturer Feka Automotive on the acquisition of 40 thousand square meters of land in Serbia to construct a production plant.EUR11millionSerbiaHere
May-6Bojanovic & PartnersBojanovic & Partners helped Vodafone obtain a license to work in Serbia from the country's Agency for Electronic Communications and Postal Services.N/ASerbiaHere
May-9Zivkovic SamardzicZivkovic Samardzic advised South Central Ventures on its investment in LeanPay, a consumer financing startup that helps people pay for consumer goods on credit in installments.N/ASerbiaHere
May-10Dentons; Karanovic & PartnersKaranovic & Partners advised Japanese automotive company Calsonic Kansei on its acquisition of Magneti Marelli, a high-tech components manufacturer for the automotive industry, from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Dentons advised the seller.EUR5.8billionSerbiaHere
May-15BDK AdvokatiBDK Advokati advised Dubai's P&O ports on its EUR 23 million acquisition of Port Luka Novi Sad in northern Serbia.EUR23millionSerbiaHere
Jun-17HarrisonsHarrisons advised the EBRD in relation to a EUR 40 million loan to Erste Bank Serbia for the financing of small and medium-sized enterprises.EUR40millionSerbiaHere
Jun-17Karanovic & PartnersKaranovic & Partners advised the German company ZF on matters related to the opening of its factory in Pancevo, Serbia, as part of the first phase of a EUR 160 million investment.EUR160millionSerbiaHere
Jun-20JPM Jankovic Popovic MiticJPM advised China Shandong International Economic and Technical Cooperation Co. LTD regarding a concession project for four underground garages in Belgrade.N/ASerbiaHere
June-24Aleksandar Sukiban; NKO PartnersNKO Partners advised CBS Studios on the conclusion of a production services agreement with Blakanic S Team Productions, which was advised by solo practitioner Aleksandar Sukiban, for pre-production, principal photography, and post-production of several episodes of the military action drama "Seal Team" that were filmed in Belgrade. NKO Partners also successfully helped CBS Studios obtain Serbian government incentives.N/ASerbia
June-27Zivkovic SamardzicZivkovic Samardzic successfully represented KRIK and its editor-in-chief Stevan Dojcinovic before the High Court in Belgrade in a dispute against Nenad Popovic, the Serbian Minister responsible for innovation and technological development.N/ASerbiaHere
July-4AP Legal; PwC LegalAP Legal advised EOS Matrix on its acquisition via tender of the non-performing loan portfolios of Agrobanka Beograd, Nova Agrobanka Beograd, Privredna Banka Beograd, Razvojna Banka Vojvodine Novi Sad, and Univerzal Banka Beograd from the Deposit Insurance Agency of Serbia, acting in its capacity as the bankruptcy administrator for the banks. PwC Legal advised the Deposit Insurance Agency of Serbia.N/ASerbiaHere
Jul-31Prica & PartnersPrica & Partners advised the Government of Serbia on the China Road Bridge Corporation's agreement to construct an industrial park in the northwest part of Belgrade along the Danube River.N/ASerbiaHere
Aug-2Zivkovic SamardzicZivkovic Samardzic advised Romania's biggest power producer, majority state-owned hydropower producer Hidroelectrica, on the winding-up of its subsidiary in Belgrade.N/ASerbiaHere
Aug-15Zivkovic SamardzicZivkovic Samardzic advised Serbia's national commercial broadcaster Prva TV, a subsidiary of the Kopernikus Corporation, on its merger with Antenna Group Studios, its affiliated production and distribution company.N/ASerbiaHere
Aug-16Bojovic Draskovic Popovic & Partners; JPM Jankovic Popovic MiticJPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic advised C.D Holding Internationale SAS on its entrance into a partnership with the current owners of Serbia's Emergo Sport d.o.o., which was advised by Bojovic Draskovic Popovic & Partners.N/ASerbiaHere
Aug-29BDK Advokati; MarovicBDK Advokati advised Tvornica Duhana Rovinj, a member of the British American Tobacco Group, on the sale of its 25% stake in Veletabak, a Serbian tobacco products wholesaler, to Authoritas, giving Authoritas full ownership of the company. The Marovic law firm advised Authoritas on the deal.N/ASerbiaHere
Aug-29Zivkovic SamardzicZivkovic Samardzic helped Halkbank a.d. Beograd, a subsidiary of Turkish Halkbank, harmonize its operations with the new Law on Personal Data Protection.N/ASerbiaHere
Sep-9CMSCMS advised the Slovenian branch of Sberbank on the financial restructuring of loans to Serbian companies Dijamant AD and Kikindski Mlin AD.EUR20millionSerbiaHere
Sep-24JPM Jankovic Popovic MiticJPM is assisting Serbia's Institute for Molecular Genetics and Genetics Engineering with its implementation of the Balkan Genome Project.N/ASerbiaHere
Oct-4Bojanovic & PartnersBojanovic & Partners helped GTT Communications obtain a license to perform electronic communications activities in the area of public communications networks and Internet services from the regulatory telecommunications agency of Serbia.N/ASerbiaHere
Oct-7Bojanovic & Partners; DLA PiperBojanovic & Partners and DLA Piper advised Barry-Wehmiller on the acquisition of 60% of the shares in Serbia's STAX Technologies.N/ASerbiaHere
Oct-10Baker Mckenzie; BDK Advokati; Clifford Chance; Hogan Lovells; Karanovic & Partners; Wolf TheissBDK Advokati and Clifford Chance advised the EBRD, IFC, and the Development Bank of Austria on financing for a waste management public-private partnership project in the Vinca district of Belgrade. Baker McKenzie and Wolf Theiss advised the financial institutions as well. The City of Belgrade was advised by Hogan Lovells and Karanovic & Partners, with Karanovic & Partners also advising the IFC.EUR350millionSerbiaHere
Oct-18BDK Advokati; Samardzic, Oreski & GrbovicBDK Advokati advised Biomin GmbH, a member of Austria's ERBER Group, on the acquisition of all shares in Serbian Vinfeed, one of the leading Serbian distributors of animal nutrition products. Samardzic, Oreski & Grbovic advised Vinfeed.N/ASerbia
Oct-21BDK Advokati; Nikola ZakicBDK Advokati advised MediGroup on the acquisition of Zdravo Med, a healthcare clinic based in Subotica, Serbia, and helped its human laboratory division MediLab open its laboratories in the Serbian city of Nis. Solo practicioner Nikola Zakic advised Zdravo Med on this deal.N/ASerbiaHere
Oct-25Milan Dumic; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss successfully represented UniCredit bank Srbija a.d. Beograd in several liltigation, enforcement, and insolvency proceedings, mostly concerning former major road construction companies. In 2019, proceedings against PZP Kragujevac a.d. Kragujevac were sucesfully completed, resulting in "significant collection of the client's claims" reported in the insolvency proceedings of the defendant. PZP Kragujevac a.d. Kragujevac was represented by solo practicioner Milan Dumic.EUR21millionSerbia
Oct-28JPM Jankovic Popovic MiticJPM advised MTU Aero Engines AG on its agreement with the Republic of Serbia regarding skilled labor training.N/ASerbiaHere
Nov-21BDK Advokati; JPM Jankovic Popovic MiticBDK Advokati advised the Labiana Group on the acquisition of all issued shares in the Veterinary Institute of Subotica (Vetzavod), a Serbian animal vaccine producer. Labiana acquired 67.05% of Vetzavod shares from Victoria Group AD and 32.95% from Sojaprotein AD. JPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic advised the sellers on the deal.N/ASerbiaHere
Nov-22Karanovic & PartnersKaranovic & Partners advised family-owned automotive industry supplier Brose on the acquisition of 23 hectares of land from the Republic of Serbia for the construction of a plant and a research center that will produce automotive equipment.EUR180millionSerbiaHere
Nov-29NKO PartnersNKO Partners advised CTP Invest on a long term lease of new facilities in the CTPark to Yanfeng Automotive Interiors.N/ASerbia
Dec-1Karanovic & PartnersKaranovic & Partners advised Playrix on its acquisition of Serbia's Enharmonic Games.N/ASerbia
Dec-4Gecic Law; Karanovic & Partners; ZdolsekKaranovic & Partners advised NIBE Industries AB on its acquisition of the TIKI Group, Gorenje's Serbian subsidiary. The TIKI Group was advised by the Zdolsek law firm. Gecic Law had assisted Gorenje doo gospodinjski aparati, Slovenia, in the acquisitionN/ASerbiaHere
Dec-9NKO PartnersNKO Partners represented Cogent Serb d.o.o. Belgrade, a subsidiary of US-based internet provider Cogent Communications, as a creditor in Targo Telekom's bankruptcy, resulting in the Commercial Court's proposal involving the distribution of bankruptcy assets and partially covering Cogent's claim.N/ASerbia
Dec-10BDK Advokati; Parivodic; PwC LegalBDK Advokati advised Eldorado Gold on the sale of its two Serbian mining companies, Tara Gold and South Danube Metals, to Ibaera Capital, an Australian PE focused on exploration and project development. Ibaera Capital was advised by PWC Legal.N/ASerbiaHere
Dec-20BDK Advokati; JPM Jankovic Popovic MiticBDK Advokati and JPM helped Decathlon open its first outlet store in Serbia.N/ASerbiaHere
Dec-26NKO PartnersNKO Partners advised Marbo, PepisiCo's Serbian subisidary and the largest local snack producer, in connection with the conclusion of a set of supply and service agreements related to the purchase and installation of equipment to extend its main production facilities in Backi Maglic, Serbia.N/ASerbia
Dec-27Karanovic & Partners; NKO PartnersNKO Partners advised CTP Invest on its acquisition of 15.3 hectares of land in Novi Banovci intended for the development of logistic-warehouse facilities to be known as CTPark Belgrade North, through a share deal with IKEA. Karanovic & Partners advised the seller.N/ASerbia
Dec-28NKO PartnersNKO Partners advised Zijin Mining Group-Rakita on Serbian law aspects related to preparatory activities preceding its acquisition of a 100% interest in the Lower Zone of the Timok Copper-gold Mine from Freeport-McMoRan.USD240millionSerbia
Dec-30CMS; Cvetkovic Skoko JovicicCMS advised Britain's Poseidon Group and Belgium's Mitiska REIM on the divestment of Capitol Park Rakovica, the largest retail park in Belgrade, to Israel's BIG CEE Group. Cvetkovic, Skoko & Jovicic advised BIG CEE on the transaction.N/ASerbiaHere
Jun-26Doklestic Repic & GajinDoklestic Repic & Gajin is advising Slovenian airline Adria Airways in relation to its challenge to State aid provided to Air Serbia.N/ASerbia; SloveniaHere
Jan-15Dentons; KinstellarKinstellar advised a syndicate of international banks led by UniCredit Bank and including Tatra Banka, CSOB, and Hypo-Bank Burgenland on a EUR 175 million club loan provided to HB Reavis for the construction of Nivy Station in Bratislava. Dentons advised HB Reavis on the deal.EUR175millionSlovakiaHere
Jan-17KinstellarKinstellar Bratislava advised the Japanese multinational electronics company JVC Kenwood on its acquisition of shares in the Slovak technology company Streamstar.N/ASlovakiaHere
Jan-23Kinstellar; Krnac, Koncok & PartnersKinstellar advised the Czech fund management company Redside on its EUR 90 million acquisition of Trencin Industrial Park from AU Optronics. Krnac, Koncok & Partners advised the sellers on the deal.N/ASlovakiaHere
Feb-15Glatzova & Co.; Hengeler MuellerThe Bratislava office of Glatzova & Co, working with lead counsel Hengeler Mueller, provided legal advice on the Slovak part of the acquisition by Canadian information technology services provider Syntax and private investor Novacap of a stake in IT company Freudenberg.EUR300millionSlovakiaHere
Feb-18Noerr; VingeNoerr and Vinge advised Swedish web-hosting service provider Loopia Group AB on its acquisition of 100% of the shares in WebSupport s.r.o. from Trantor Ventures GmbH.N/ASlovakiaHere
Mar-5Havel & Partners; KinstellarKinstellar advised Veolia Energie International on the acquisition of Slovintegra Energy from local investment group Slovintegra. Havel & Partners advised Slovintegra on the sale.N/ASlovakiaHere
Mar-21CMS; Peterka & PartnersCMS advised Gramercy Europe, acting through its Gramercy Property Europe III fund, on the successful acquisition of the KiK Logistics Centre near Dunajska Streda, Slovakia, from Go Asset and ECE European City Estates. Peterka & Partners advised the sellers on the deal.N/ASlovakiaHere
Apr-1Clifford ChanceClifford Chance advised Vseobecna Uverova Banka, a.s., a Slovak subsidiary of Intesa Sanpaolo, in connection with the update of its EUR 5 billion covered bond program and its inaugural syndicated EUR 500 million issuance listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.EUR5billion;EUR500millionSlovakiaHere
Apr-5Taylor WessingTaylor Wessing provided Slovakian president-elect Zuzana Caputova and her team with legal advice on contractual matters and opinions and advice on the operative agenda connected with her successful campaign for President.N/ASlovakiaHere
Apr-18White & CaseWhite & Case advised lead managers Deutsche Bank, HSBC France, Natixis, Societe Generale, and Vseobecna Uverova Banka on the Slovak Republic's issuance of EUR 1 billion 0.750% notes due 2030.EUR1billionSlovakia
May-3Kinstellar; Skubla & PartneriKinstellar's Bratislava office advised Austria's European City Estates on its acquisition of the Business Centrum Tesla 2 office complex in eastern Slovakia from Penta Real Estate. Skubla & Partners advised Penta Real Estate on the sale.N/ASlovakiaHere
May-7Garaj & Partners; Majernik & MihalikovaMajernik & Mihalikova advised Educations Solutions, s.r.o. on the sale of ownership interests in the company. Garaj & Partners represented the buyers.N/ASlovakia
Jun-18Ashurst; Kinstellar; White & CaseKinstellar and Ashurst advised AIP Asset Management, a Seoul-based asset manager, and London real estate investment manager The Valesco Group, on their EUR 120 million acquisition of the newly developed Twin City Tower in Bratislava from HB Reavis. White & Case advised HB Reavis.EUR120millionSlovakiaHere
Jun-27KinstellarKinstellar advised newly-established Slovak company EcoCocon and its founder on the acquisition of a portfolio of assets from Lithuania's UAB EcoCocon.N/ASlovakiaHere
Jul-8CMSCMS Advised international metal automotive components manufacturer Gestamp on issues related to the inauguration of a new plant specializing in aluminum in Nitra, western Slovakia.N/ASlovakiaHere
Jul-10BBH; Glatzova & Co.Glatzova & Co. advised Czech investment group DRFG on its acquisition of a majority stake in FibreNet, s.r.o. BBH Slovakia advised FibreNet on the sale.EUR10millionSlovakiaHere
Jul-17Majernik & Mihalikova; Peterka & PartnersMajernik & Mihalikova advised TaT investment, s.r.o. on the sale of its shareholding in a production company to France's Descours & Cabaud group. Peterka & Partners represented the buyer.N/ASlovakia
Aug-27Freshfields; Hengeler MuellerHengeler Mueller advised Innogy SE on the sale of its 49 percent stake in the business of the Slovakian Vychodoslovenska Energetika Holding a.s. to RWE AG. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer advised RWE on the deal.N/ASlovakiaHere
Oct-17Allen & Overy; White & CaseWhite & Case advised Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft, DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank, Frankfurt am Main, and Landesbank Baden-Wuerttemberg, as joint lead managers on the inaugural issuance of EUR 500 million, 0.01% covered mortgage bonds due in 2026 by Prima Banka Slovensko, a.s. Allen & Overy advised Prima Banka on the deal.EUR500millionSlovakiaHere
Oct-22Dentons; Havel & Partners; Majernik & Mihalikova; Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe;Orrick advised Salesforce Ventures on its participation in software provider Minit's EUR 7 million Series A funding round that was led by Target Global. Dentons advised Target Global on its investment. Majernik & Mihalikova and Havel & Partners advised Minit on the deal.EUR7millionSlovakiaHere
Nov-14LMCR; NoerrNoerr, working with Itay's LMCR law firm, has advised the Nidec Corporation on the sale of its Secop Compressors division to ESSVP IV, advised by Orlando Management AG.N/ASlovakiaHere
Nov-21BPV Braun PartnersBPV Braun Partners advised ConBrio Beteiligungen, a German investment holding company focused on small and midcap transactions in the DACH region, on the purchase of a majority stake in Europin. The sellers were advised by Arquis in Germany and Eversheds Sutherland Dvorak Hager in Slovakia.N/ASlovakiaHere
Nov-22MCLMCL helped SurgLogs, an American medical startup, establish a subsidiary in Slovakia.N/ASlovakiaHere
Nov-25Bartosik Svaby; MCLMCL advised MiddleCap Group on its acquisition of nine Future Vision Optics centers in the Tesco hypermarket network from Galaxy Optical Services Slovakia. Bartosik Svaby advised Galaxy Optical Services on the deal.N/ASlovakiaHere
Nov-26CMS; MCL; Vrba & PartnersMCL advised Italy's Bauli SpA on its acquisition of an unspecified majority stake in MaxSport, a Slovak manufacturer of health and protein food products. The unidentified sellers were advised by CMS and Vrba & Partners.N/ASlovakiaHere
Dec-6Cerha Hempel; Deloitte Legal (Jank Weiler Operenyi)Cerha Hempel advised Raiffeisen Property Holding International on its sale of the Tatracentrum in Bratislava to an unnamed private foundation, which was advised by Jank Weiler Operenyi.N/ASlovakiaHere
Dec-10Majernik & Mihalikova; Vivid LegalMajernik & Mihalikova advised Finportal, a.s. and its founder on the sale of 50% shares to the Arca Capital financial group. Vivid Legal advised the buyer.N/ASlovakia
Dec-11Allen & Overy; Stanek Vetrak & PartneriAllen & Overy advised Vseobecna Uverova Banka on the sale and leaseback of its real estate portfolio to the Czech Republic's Franco Real Estates s.r.o. Stanek Vetrak & Partneri advised Franco Real Estate on the deal,N/ASlovakiaHere
$44,177Bird & Bird; K&L Gates; Norton Rose FulbrightBird & Bird has advised ForVEI II, a joint venture vehicle set up by Foresight and the VEI Green, on its acquisition of 35 photovoltaic plants in Italy and Slovakia from the Origis Group. K&L Gates advised Origis on the deal, while Norton Rose Fulbright advised the financing banks, Deutsche Bank, Cooperatieve Rabobank U.A., and Landesbank Baden-Wurttemberg.N/ASlovakiaHere
$44,051Bartosik Svaby; Majernik & MihalikovaMajernik & Mihalikova advised Zatisie, s.r.o. on its investment into Eyerim. Bartosik Svaby represented the target.N/ASlovakia; Poland
$43,844Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & Partners; Selih & PartnersSelih & Partners has advised the KJK Fund on its acquisition of Slovenian sporting goods manufacturer Elan from MLI (part of the Bank of America Merrill Lynch group) and Wiltan (part of VR Capital group) as sellers of Elan. Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & Partners advised the sellers.N/ASloveniaHere
$43,848Miro Senica and Attorneys; Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & PartnersLaw firm Miro Senica and Attorneys advised household appliance manufacturer Gorenje d.d., on its sale of Gorenje Surovina d.o.o., a waste management services provider in Slovenia, to Eko Surovina d.o.o., a member of the Rastoder Group. Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & Partners advised the buyers on the deal.N/ASloveniaHere
$43,853Levi, Ten-Ami, Shimony & Co.; Selih & Partners; Wildeboer DellelceSelih & Partners advised Cannaglobal, an international cannabis investment company, on its acquisition of MGC Derma, the cosmetics division of MGC Pharmaceuticals, an Australian cannabinoid-based pharmaceutical company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. Wildeboer Dellelce LLP advised Cannaglobal on Canadian aspects of the deal. Israel's Levi, Ten-Ami, Shimony & Co. Law Offices advised the seller.N/ASlovenia
$43,891Karanovic & Partners; Kirm PerparKaranovic & Partners in cooperation with local lawyers in Slovenia advised Diagnosticni Center Bled, a private hospital which performs a variety of specialist examinations, on its acquisition of 100% of MTC Fontana, a medical and thermal center consisting of 17 specialized outpatient clinics. Kirm Perpar advised the seller.EUR6millionSlovenia
$43,902Jerman & Bajuk; Karanovic & PartnersKaranovic & Partners advised Conscia Holding on its acquisition of NIL Skupina from 24 private individuals. Jerman & Bajuk advised the sellers.N/ASloveniaHere
$43,904KBP; Selih & PartnersSelih & Partners advised Universale International Realitaten GmbH Ñ part of the UniCredit Group Ñ on its sale of an office building. KBP advised the buyer.N/ASlovenia
$43,924Plaustajner & Plaustajner; Selih & PartnersSelih & Partners advised a Greek-based multinational industrial corporation, Myltilineos Holdings S.A., on an EPC project in Slovenia involving the supply and installation of a new Ccmbined heat and power plant in Ljubljana. Plaustajner & Plaustajner advised the contracting authority in the public procurement phase.EUR118milionSlovenia
$43,965CMS; Jones Day; SchoenherrJones Day and Schoenherr advised Societe Generale on its sale of subsidiaries SKB Banka d.d. Ljubljana, SKB Leasing d.o.o., and SKB Leasing Select d.o.o. to OTP Bank Group. CMS advised OTP Bank Group on the deal.N/ASloveniaHere
$44,008Karanovic & PartnersKaranovic & Partners advised Ionity, a Munich-headquartered joint venture of the BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford, and the Volkswagen Group with Audi and Porsche, on opening its first 350 kW charging stations in Slovenia.N/ASloveniaHere
$44,009Dentons; Shearman & Sterling; Ulcar & PartnerjiDentons advised Slovenian state-owned Slovenski Drzavni Holding d.d., on the sale of an aggregate of shares and global depository receipts representing 1,999,999 shares in Nova Ljubljanska Banka d.d. Ulcar & Partnerij advised the Republic of Slovenia on Slovenian law aspects and Shearman & Sterling advised the syndicate of banks, including Deutsche Bank as sole global coordinator and joint bookrunner with Citigroup. Wood & Company acted as Co-Lead Manager.N/ASloveniaHere
$44,034ODI LawODI advised Slovenia's MSIN Group on its sale of a majority stake in Keko Varicon to Bourns Limited. Jadek & Pensa advised the buyer on the deal.N/ASloveniaHere
$44,066Miro Senica and Attorneys; Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & PartnersMiro Senica advised Quantel Medical on its acquisition of 100% of Optotek d.o.o. Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & Partners advised the seller.N/ASlovenia
$44,070Jadek & Pensa; ODI LawODI advised Slovenia's MSIN Group on its sale of a majority stake in Keko Varicon to Bourns Limited. Jadek & Pensa advised Bourns on the deal.N/ASloveniaHere
$44,098Miro Senica and AttorneysMiro Senica advised Go Asset Development GmbH on the purchase of multiple land plots in Sezana, Slovenia, from various companies, individuals, and the state-owned Bank Assets Management Company, to be used for the construction of the biggest logistics centers in Slovenia. Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & Partners advised the sellers.EUR8millionSlovenia
$44,100Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & Partners; SchoenherrSchoenherr Ljubljana advised Immofinanz AG on its purchase of a real estate portfolio consisting of five shopping centers from Centrice Real Estate, which was advised by Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & Partners.N/ASloveniaHere
$44,121CMSCMS advised German eye-wear company Fielmann AG on its acquisition of a 70% stake in Optika Clarus, Slovenia's largest retail optician and optometrist, from Planeta d.o.o. and Okulistika Clarus d.o.o.EUR13.5millionSloveniaHere
$44,148Karanovic & Partners; ODI LawODI Law advised the Eta Invest Group on the refinancing of a development project encompassing 28 newly-constructed villas near Nova Gorica, Slovenia. The transaction included a transfer of claims held by various banking and non-banking entities to the Elements Capital Management investment fund, followed by the entrance into a Master Restructuring Agreement by Eta Invest Group and the investment fund. Karanovic & Partners advised Elements Capital Management.N/ASloveniaHere
$44,148Linklaters; Wolf TheissWolf Theiss Slovenia advised Slovenia's Sava Re, d.d. reinsurance company on its issuance of a EUR 75 million subordinated bond. Linklaters advised sole structuring advisor and sole book-runner Erste Group Bank AG.N/ASloveniaHere
$44,148KBP; Jadek & Pensa; SchoenherrKavcic, Rogl & Bracun advised the winning bidder, Posta Slovenije d.o.o., on its acquisition of a 72.13% stake in Intereuropa d.d. Schoenherr Slovenia acted as lead counsel to the seller and Jadek & Pensa advised the target.EUR40millionSlovenia
$43,851Allen & Overy; Allen & Overy (Gedik & Eraksoy); White & Case; White & Case (GKC Partners)White & Case and GKC Partners advised Yapi Kredi Bank on its inaugural offering of USD 650 million Perpetual Fixed Rate Resettable Additional Tier 1 Notes. The global coordinators and joint bookrunners were advised by Allen & Overy and Gedik & Eraksoy.USD650millionTurkeyHere
$43,874ADMD Law Firm; PaksoyPaksoy advised Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Thermal Systems on its acquisition of a stake in Form VRF Sistemleri San. ve Tic. A.S., its long-time distributor of air conditioning systems in Turkey. ADMD/Mavioglu & Alkan advised Form VRF Sistemleri on the sale.N/ATurkeyHere
$43,883Baker Mckenzie; Baker McKenzie (Esin Attorney Partnership); PaksoyThe Esin Attorney Partnership, a member firm of Baker & McKenzie International, advised Secom Co., Ltd. in connection with the establishment of a joint venture, Emlak Girisim Danismanligi Anonim Sirketi, with the Calik Group. The Calik Group was advised by Paksoy.N/ATurkeyHere
$43,896Allen & Overy; Allen & Overy (Gedik & Eraksoy); Baker Mckenzie; Baker McKenzie (Esin Attorney Partnership)Baker McKenzie and the Esin Attorney Partnership, a member firm of Baker McKenzie International, advised Turk Telekomunikasyon A.S. on its Rule 144A offering of USD 500 million 6.875 percent Notes due 2025. Allen & Overy advised joint bookrunners Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, ING, MUFG and Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking.USD500millionTurkeyHere
$43,898Allen & Overy; Allen & Overy (Gedik & Eraksoy); Clifford ChanceAllen & Overy and Gedik & Eraksoy advised a Coordinating Committee on the financial restructuring of Ojer Telekomunikasyon A.S. through a lender-led transaction. Clifford Chance advised OTAS on the deal.USD5.1billionTurkeyHere
$43,902PaksoyPaksoy advised Russia's VTB Bank on Turkish law aspects of its loan of RUB 10.2 billion (approximately USD 155 million) to Ronesans Holding for, among other things, the partial financing of its Neva Towers housing development project.USD155millionTurkeyHere
$43,908Allen & Overy; Allen & Overy (Gedik & Eraksoy); Dentons; Dentons (BASEAK)Balcioglu Selcuk Akman Keki Attorney Partnership and Dentons advised Koc Holding A.S., Turkey's largest holding company, on its issuance of USD 750 million 6.500% Notes due 2025. Gedik & Eraksoy and Allen & Overy advised the joint bookrunners Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, and J.P. Morgan.USD750millionTurkeyHere
$43,916Latham & Watkins; Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & Mccloy; Travers Smith; TuruncTurunc, working with global counsel Travers Smith, advised IT company Micro Focus on the USD 2.535 billion sale of SUSE, its open-source software business, to Swedish private equity group EQT Partners. Latham & Watkins and Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy advised the buyers on the deal.USD2.53billionTurkeyHere
$43,925Baker Mckenzie; Baker McKenzie (Esin Attorney Partnership); PaksoyPaksoy advised Ziraat Bank on a syndicated loan in the amount of USD 1.425 billion it received from forty banks in twenty-two countries. The Esin Attorney Partnership and Baker McKenzie advised the lenders on the deal.USD1.42billionTurkeyHere
$43,930Allen & Overy; Mayer Brown; Paksoy; Yazici Attorney PartnershipMayer Brown and Yazici Legal advised Vakifbank on its March 28, 2019 USD 600 million eurobond offering, made under its USD 7 billion Global Medium Term Note Program. Allen & Overy and Paksoy advised the book-runners on English and United States law,USD7billionTurkeyHere
$43,930aker McKenzie (Esin Attorney Partnership); PaksoyPaksoy advised the PSA Group on taking over the distribution of Citroen brand vehicles in Turkey from Baylas Otomotiv. The Esin Attorney Partnership advised Baylas Otomotiv on the sale.N/ATurkeyHere
$43,938Gide Loyrette Nouel; Yilmaz Law OfficeGide Loyrette Nouel advised Kyu Investment UK Limited, a strategic operating unit of Hakuhodo DY Holdings, on the acquisition of a controlling stake in ATOLYE Yaratici Proje Gelistirme Egitim Danõsmanlik Tasarim Hizmetleri ve Ticaret A.S. The Yilmaz Law Office advised ATOLYE.N/ATurkeyHere
$43,946Dentons; PaskoyPaskoy advised Ziraat Katilim on its entry into a EUR 250 million murabaha syndicated loan agreement with Bank ABC, Dubai Islamic Bank PJSC, Emirates NBD Capital Limited, Standard Chartered Bank, and Warba Bank. Dentons advised the banks on the loan agreement.EUR250millionTurkeyHere
$43,951TuruncTurunc advised Vinci Venture Capital on its investment into Octovan.N/ATurkeyHere
$43,964Caliskan Okkan Toker; SchoenherrSchoenherr advised Tecnolama, S.A., a Spain-based company that manufactures automatic doors for lifts, on its acquisition of a 50% stake in Fupa Asansor, a Turkey-based company engaged in manufacturing of elevator and electronic doors. Calistan Okkan Toker advised the sellers.N/ATurkey
$43,968Akugur Law Firm; Gide Loyrette Nouel; O'Melveny & MyersGide and O'Melveny & Myers advised Electronics For Imaging Inc., a Silicon Valley-based digital imaging company, on the acquisition of BDR Boya Kimya Sanayi ve Ticaret Anonim Sirketi. The Akugur Law Firm advised BDR Boya Kimya.N/ATurkeyHere
$43,968Kolcuoglu Demirkan Kocakli; PaksoyPaksoy advised the Ergo insurance company on the sale of Ergo Sigorta, the company's non-life insurance subsidiary, to HDI Sigorta. Kolcuoglu Demirkan Kocakli advised HDI on the deal.N/ATurkeyHere
$43,972Baker McKenzie; Unsal Avuktalik OrtakligiBaker McKenzie advised BNP Paribas on matters of English and Turkish law related to its EUR 50 million sustainability-linked loan to Turkcell. Unsal Avukatlik Ortakligi advised Turkcell.EUR50millionTurkeyHere
$43,978Dentons (BASEAK)Baseak advised Taxim Capital on Besifarma Ilac A.S. on an undefined investment in Alke Saglik Urunleri Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S.N/ATurkeyHere
$44,007Gide Loyrette Nouel (Caliskan Okkan Toker); Gide Loyrette Nouel; Ozdirekcan Dundar SenocakGide and its Turkish arm, Caliskan Okkan Toker, advised TEB Asset Management, a joint venture of Turk Ekonomi Bankasi and the BNP Paribas Group, on the acquisition of ING Asset Management, a subsidiary of ING Bank in Turkey. ING was assisted by Caliskan Okkan Toker.N/ATurkeyHere
$44,009Kolcuoglu Demirkan Kocakli; Moroglu Arseven; Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe; PaksoyPaksoy advised MIH PayU B.V., a subsidiary of Naspers Ltd., on its June 10, 2019 agreement to acquire Turkish digital payments and e-money company Iyzi Odeme ve Elektronik Para Hizmetleri Anonim Sirketi. Kolcuoglu Demirkan Kocakli advised Iyzi Odeme and its shareholders on the transaction, with Orrick advising selling shareholder Vostok Emerging Finance and Moroglu Arseven advising selling shareholder 212 Capital Partners I Cooperatief.USD165millionTurkeyHere
$44,022Akol Law Firm; Pekin & BayarThe Akol Law Firm advised the Gozde Akpõnar, DAW SE, and other minority Turkish shareholders in their auction sale of 99.98% of the shares of Betek Boya ve Kimya Sanayi A.S. to the Japan's Nippon Paint, which was advised by Pekin & Bayar.TRY2.8billionTurkey
$44,027Gemicioglu; TuruncThe Turunc Law Firm advised Vinci Venture Capital on its equity investment in smart clothing company Thread in Motion. The Gemicioglu law firm represented Thread in Motion on the investment round, in which StartersHub and various angel investors participated.N/ATurkeyHere
$44,029PaksoyPaksoy advised Turkiye Sinai Kalkinma Bankasi on a USD 177 million syndicated loan from a syndicate of twelve banks.USD177millionTurkeyHere
$44,042Bezen & Partners; Kolcuoglu Demirkan KocakliBezen & Partners advised the Suez Group on its successfully bid for a 29-year concession from the Canakkale Waste Management Municipal Union and the subsequent TRY 95 million financing from the EBRD for the development of a modern, efficient, and sustainable waste management system in Canakkale. Kolcuoglu Demirkan Kocakli Attorneys advised the EBRD.TRY95millionTurkeyHere
$44,043Baker McKenzie; Baker McKenzie (Esin Attorney Partnership); Dentons; Dentons (BASEAK)Balcioglu Selcuk Akman Keki Avukatlik Ortakligi and Dentons advised Barclays Bank PLC as the dealer manager on the tender offer by Yasar Holding A.S. to the holders of its outstanding USD 250 million 8.875 percent bonds. Baker McKenzie and Esin Attorney Partnership advised Yasar Holding on the deal.USD250millionTurkeyHere
$44,044Paksoy; PKF IzmirPaksoy advised ISS Global Forwarding Tasimacilik A.S. on its acquisition of assets from OSF Uluslararasi Lojistik Hizmetleri Dis Ticaret A.S. PKF Izmir reportedly advised OSF Uluslararasi Lojistik on the deal.N/ATurkeyHere
$44,044Akol Law Firm; BTS & Partners; Clifford Chance; Gokce Law; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & FlomThe Akol Law Firm, working with Skadden Arps, represented Sovos in its acquisition of Foriba, a Turkish provider of e-delivery note and e-Invoicing solutions. Gokce Law, BTS Legal, and Clifford Chance advised the sellers.USD55millionTurkey
$44,057EgemenogluEgemenoglu advised Derindere Turizm Otomotiv Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. on the restructuring of a syndicated loan from 45 national and international financial institutions.N/ATurkeyHere
$44,062Egemenoglu; KinstellarEgemenoglu advised DRD Fleet Leasing regarding its debt restructuring negotiations with 45 financial institutions as creditors including Credit Europe Bank, Abraaj Group, and ICD. Kinstellar advised the banks on the deal.EUR570millionTurkeyHere
$44,065Akin Gump; Clifford ChanceAkin Gump advised Turkish participation bank Kuveyt Turk Katilim Bankasi A.S., majority-owned by Kuwait Finance House, on its debut issuance of USD 200 million perpetual Tier 1 Capital Certificates, listed on the regulated market of the Irish Stock Exchange plc. Clifford Chance advised the sole manager on the transaction, KFH Capital.USD200millionTurkeyHere
$44,079Allen & Overy; Allen & Overy (Gedik & Eraksoy)Turkey's Gedik & Eraksoy and Allen & Overy advised United Initiators GmbH on its acquisition of 100% of the shares of Hidrojen Peroksit Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S.N/ATurkeyHere
$44,128Dentons (BASEAK); Lexist Law Firm; White & Case; White & Case (GKC Partners)White & Case and GKC Partners advised Sisal S.p.A. on its successful bid, made with with Demiroren Holding affiliate Sans Digital ve Interaktif Hizmetler Teknoloji Yatirim A.S., for a ten-year contract to operate Turkey's Milli Piyango lottery that was tendered by Turkey's Wealth Fund. Balcioglu Selcuk Akman Keki Attorney Partnership advised Sans Digital, and the Lexist Law Firm advised Turkey's Wealth Fund.N/ATurkeyHere
$44,133PaksoyPaksoy advised the EBRD on its direct equity investment in the renewable arm of Turkey's IC Energy Holding.N/ATurkeyHere
$44,150PaksoyPaksoy advised Sofra Yemek Uretim ve Hizmet A.S., a subsidiary of Compass Group Plc, on its acquisition of Turkish catering services company Turkas from the Cokmez family. KKO Legal advised Turkas on the deal.N/ATurkeyHere
$44,156PaksoyPaksoy advised Turkey's Migros Ticaret supermarket chain on the acquisition of 25% of the share capital in Paket Lojistik ve Teknoloji.N/ATurkeyHere
$44,157Bezen & PartnersBezen & Partners advised Transmark Turkey, a Turkish geothermal development company, on an EPC contract with Chinese supplier Zheijang Kaishan Compressor and its subsidiary Open Mountain Energy for the construction of a binary geothermal power plant in Canakkale, Turkey.N/ATurkeyHere
$44,157Allen & Overy; Dentons; Dentons (BASEAK)Dentons and Balcioglu Selcuk Akman Keki Avukatlik Ortakligi advised Czech-based hydroelectricity group Energo-Pro on securing EUR 175 million in financing for the development, construction, and operation of the Alpaslan 2 dam and hydropower plant in Turkey. The financing was arranged by MUFG Securities EMEA plc and Ceska Exportni Banka, and is partially backed by the Export Guarantee and Insurance Corporation, with HSBC acting as the security agent. Allen & Overy advised MUFG and HSBC on the deal.EUR175millionTurkeyHere
$44,164BTS & PartnersBTS & Partners advised Biznet Bilisim Sistemleri ve Danismanlik Sanayi Ticaret and its former shareholder, FVD AS, on FTA Bilisim Hizmetleri's investments in the company and SR Bilisim Yonetim Hizmetleri Ticaret Securrent.N/ATurkeyHere
$44,171SchoenherrSchoenherr advised Turkey's Ege Gubre Sanayi A.S fertilizer manufacturer on its acquisition of TCEEGE Konteyner Terminal Isletmeleri AS, a company focused on the warehousing and storage of a general line of goods.USD10.5millionTurkey
$44,176J&A Garrigues; Latham & Watkins; Noerr; Ozbek Attorney Partnership; Paksoy; Pinheiro Neto Advogados; Shearman & SterlingPaksoy and Shearman & Sterling advised DBAG Fund VII and Deutsche Beteiligungs AG on the acquisition of a majority stake in Cartonplast Group from London-based financial investor Stirling Square Capital Partners. The Ozbek Attorney Partnership advised Stirling Square Capital on the transaction, as did Latham & Watkins, J&A Garrigues, Pinheiro Neto Advogados, and Noerr Biedecki.N/ATurkeyHere
$44,185Gen & Temizer | Ozer; Latham & Watkins; Paksoy; Shearman & Sterling; SorainenPaksoy and Shearman & Sterling advised Telus International on the acquisition of the Competence Call Center from European private equity firm Ardian. CCC was advised by Latham & Watkins and Gen Temizer Ozer. Sorainen advised Ardian.N/ATurkeyHere
$44,195Clifford Chance; Global Law Office; Clifford Chance (Yegin Ciftci Attorney Partnership)China's Global Law Office, Clifford Chance, and the Yegin Ciftci Attorney Partnership advised a consortium consisting of China Merchants Expressway Network & Technology Holdings Co., Ltd., China Merchants Union Limited, Zhejiang Expressway Co., Ltd., Jiangsu Expressway Company Limited, Sichuan Expressway Company Limited, and Anhui Expressway Company Limited on its acquisition of 51% of the project company of Istanbul's Third Bridge and Northern Marmara Motorway project.USD688millionTurkeyHere
$43,831Marchenko PartnersMarchenko Partners advised McKinsey & Company on the legality and enforceability of shares option schemes and assisting with the implementation of the options in full compliance with Ukraine's labor and currency exchange regulations.N/AUkraine
$43,833NoblesNobles has advised Western NIS Enterprise Fund on loans to Urban Space 500 and Veterano Brownie made within the Impact Investing Program.N/AUkraineHere
$43,833Allen & Overy; Clifford Chance; Redcliffe Partners; Sayenko KharenkoRedcliffe Partners, working alongside the Belgian office of Clifford Chance, has advised Straco BVBA on the acquisition of the Ukrainian mycoculture division of Greenyard NV. Allen & Overy and Sayenko Kharenko advised the sellers.N/AUkraineHere
$43,847Sayenko KharenkoSayenko Kharenko acted as legal counsel to Henkell & Co. Sektkellerei GmbH concerning the squeeze-out of minority shareholders from PrJSC Kyivsky Zavod Shampanskikh Vyn "Stolychniy."N/AUkraineHere
$43,848Ilyashev & PartnersIlyashev & Partners has been appointed Ukrainian legal advisor on regulatory issues concerning introduction by the International Air Transport Association of the EasyPay payment system.N/AUkraineHere
$43,852Lavryovych & PartnersLavrynovych & Partners won a dispute with the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine in the Court of Appeals on behalf of the territorial community of the Boryspil district of the Kyiv region of UkraineN/AUkraineHere
$43,855IntegritesIntegrites conducted what it describes as "comprehensive legal due diligence" for the Kyiv-based Business Retail Group.N/AUkraineHere
$43,859Ilyashev & PartnersIlyashev & Partners successfully protected the interests of Mozyrsalt OJSC, one of the largest producers of "salt extra" in the region, in an anti-dumping investigation on imports of white evaporated salt extra originating from Belarus into Ukraine.N/AUkraineHere
$43,859Marchenko PartnersMarchenko Partners advised the Martin Bauer Group on the squeeze-out of minority shareholders from PrJSC Liktravy.EUR0.5millionUkraine
$43,862AvellumAvellum advised PrJSC Jacobs Douwe Egberts Ukraina on a minority squeeze-out procedure.N/AUkraineHere
$43,867PwC LegalPwC Legal Ukraine successfully represented Syngenta LLC, a multinational producer of agrochemicals and seeds, in its claim for a refund of an overpaid corporate profits tax from Ukraine's central tax authority.N/AUkraineHere
$43,869AstersAsters advised Emer Group Limited in connection with the recent sale of its 6.99% stake in JSC Farmak, the largest pharmaceutical producer in Ukraine.N/AUkraineHere
$43,872Aequo; Willkie Farr & GallagherAequo advised Dragon Capital Investments Limited and Dragon Capital New Ukraine Fund L.P. on the acquisition of a minority stake in Ciklum. AVentures Capital also participated in the investment round and acquired a minority stake in Ciklum. Willkie Farr & Gallagher reportedly advised Ciklum on the sale.N/AUkraineHere
$43,872Clifford Chance; Integrites; K&L Gates; Redcliffe PartnersIntegrites and K&L Gates advised Norwegian utility-scale wind power developer NBT and Paris-based renewable energy independent power producer Total Eren on their entrance into a framework agreement with a syndicate of foreign lenders, including EBRD and the Nordic Environment Finance Corporation, for the construction of one of the largest wind farms in Europe. Redcliffe Partners and Clifford Chance advised the lenders and J.P. Morgan Securities Plc as debt coordinator.EUR380millionUkraineHere
$43,873InterlegalInterlegal successfully defended the interests of Thyssenkrupp Materials Trading GmbH as creditor in a debtor-creditor dispute in Ukraine.N/AUkraineHere
$43,874Avellum; Clifford Chance; Sayenko Kharenko; White & CaseSayenko Kharenko and Clifford Chance advised Deutsche Bank on a EUR 349.3 million facility extended to Ukraine under a World Bank guarantee. Avellum and White & Case advised the Ukrainian Ministry of Finance on the deal.EUR349.3millionUkraineHere
$43,875Clifford Chance; Pedersoli Studio Legale; Redcliffe PartnersRedcliffe Partners advised CVC Capital Partners on its acquisition of Recordati S.p.A. from the shareholders of FIMEI. Pedersoli Studio Legale advised FIMEI on the sale.EUR3billionUkraineHere
$43,880IntegritesIntegrites supported Norwegian wind farm developer NBT on its acquisition of shares in a group of project companies for the development of 750 MW in the Zaporizhzhia region of Ukraine.N/AUkraineHere
$43,882GestorsGestors assisted Ukraine's Oscar company in the process of a special protective investigation regarding the import of certain types of steel products into the EU.N/AUkraineHere
$43,886AequoAequo advised Dragon Capital Investments Limited on the acquisition of the Arctica warehouse complex in a Kyiv suburb from Oschadbank, a Ukrainian state bank.N/AUkraineHere
$43,886AvellumAvellum acted as legal counsel on the merger of PJSC MTB Bank and PJSC Commercial Bank Center.N/AUkraineHere
$43,886Sayenko KharenkoSayenko Kharenko provided legal assistance in obtaining merger clearance from the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine for the spinoff and merger of GE's Transportation business with the Wabtec Corporation.N/AUkraine
$43,887Aequo; Jipyong; Sayenko KharenkoAequo and the Jipyong Seul office advised Posco Daewoo Corporation on the acquisition of a 75% stake in the grain terminal business located in Mykolaiv, south Ukraine, from the Orexim Group. Sayenko Kharenko advised the seller on the deal.N/AUkraineHere
$43,887AvellumAvellum advised Kernel Holding S.A. on the acquisition of 100% of shares in Rail Transit Kargo Ukraine.USD64millionUkraineHere
$43,887Ilyashev & PartnersIlyashev & Partners advised Australia's largest listed bulk grain handler, GrainCorp Ltd, on unspecified business matters in Ukraine.N/AUkraineHere
$43,889Sayenko KharenkoSayenko Kharenko acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to Groupe BPCE with respect to its establishment of a long-term partnership with Auchan Holding through the acquisition of a controlling stake in Oney Bank SA.N/AUkraineHere
$43,891Marchenko PartnersMarchenko Partners advised B Braun Medical on competition issues related to its distribution agreements.N/AUkraine
$43,891Marchenko PartnersMarchenko Partners advised NEXT Retail on unfair competition matters related to the illegal usage of its trademark by a local online and brick and mortar shop.N/AUkraine
$43,894Avellum; CMSAvellum advised SM Invest Construction B.V. on the sale of shares in the holding company that is developing a 120MW solar power plant in the Mykolaiv region of Ukraine to solar energy producer Scatec Solar. The buyer was advised by CMS.N/AUkraineHere
$43,898Aequo; Covington & BurlingAequo and Covington & Burling successfully represented NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine and its subsidiaries Chornomornaftogaz, Ukrtransgaz, Likvo, Ukrgazvydobuvannya, Ukrtransnafta, and Naftogaz Group in an international arbitration against the Russian Federation.N/AUkraineHere
$43,898AvellumAvellum acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to the EBRD and the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank in connection with senior secured loans totaling EUR 36.3 million to Rengy Bioenergo LLC.EUR36.3millionUkraineHere
$43,901Aequo; CMS; Wolf TheissCMS Kyiv advised international real estate investment fund Meyer Bergman on Ukrainian and English law aspects of its sale of the Aladdin Shopping Mall in Kyiv to Ukrainian Commercial Property Investment Holding, part of Dragon Capital. Aequo advised the sellers on the deal, while Wolf Theiss advised Sompo International on its provision of M&A warranty and indemnity insurance for the acquisition.N/AUkraineHere
$43,903Sayenko KharenkoSayenko Kharenko advised Elopak A.S. on the squeeze-out of minority shareholders from PrJSC Elopak-Fastiv.N/AUkraineHere
$43,905Avellum; Clifford Chance; Reed Smith; Sayenko Kharenko; White & CaseAvellum acted as Ukrainian legal counsel and White & Case provided English-law advice to the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine in connection with two syndicated EUR-denominated facilities arranged by Deutsche Bank in December 2018 and March 2019 for a total amount equivalent to approximately USD 1 billion. Sayenko Kharenko and Clifford Chance advised Deutsche Bank. Reed Smith was English law counsel to the facility agent, TMF Global Services Limited.USD1billionUkraineHere
$43,912AvellumAvellum acted as the Ukrainian legal counsel to the EBRD in connection with a senior secured loan of up to EUR 2.6 million to Negabarit-Service LLC, a Ukrainian company specializing in oversized and complex auto cargo transportation.EUR2.6millionUkraineHere
$43,915Sayenko KharenkoSayenko Kharenko provided Ukrainian legal counsel to the EBRD for its provision of a dual-tranche UAH-denominated loan equivalent to USD 25 million to The State Export-Import Bank of Ukraine. The synthetic local currency loan provides access to UAH loan funds for eligible SME borrowers.USD25millionUkraine
$43,922Marchenko PartnersMarchenko Partners advised Nova Poshta in an unfair competition investigation related to allegedly misleading information provided to its consumers.N/AUkraine
$43,923AequoAequo advised TMM on financial restructuring under a credit facility granted by Oschadbank, a state-owned bank bank in Ukraine.N/AUkraineHere
$43,923PwC LegalPwC Legal Ukraine advised the majority shareholder of PJSC Dyckerhoff Cement Ukraine on the forced redemption of shares from minority shareholders.N/AUkraineHere
$43,929Baker McKenzieBaker McKenzie Kyiv advised Septa Communications on its sale to Israel-based Perion Network Ltd.N/AUkraineHere
$43,931Avellum; Sayenko KharenkoSayenko Kharenko advised VR Capital on the acquisition of 50% of shares in Nicken Holdings LTD from Investment Capital Ukraine. Avellum advised Investment Capital Ukraine on the sale.N/AUkraineHere
$43,931Kinstellar; Sayenko KharenkoSayenko Kharenko advised VR Capital on the establishment of a joint venture with the Volterra Energy Group to develop solar power plant projects in Ukraine. Kinstellar assisted the Voltera Energy Group.N/AUkraineHere
$43,946Clifford Chance; Integrites; K&L Gates; Redcliffe PartnersK&L Gates and Integrites advised NBT on the financing documents for Segment 2 of Ukraine's Syvash Wind Power Project, with commitments of additional senior debt from the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (EUR 30 million), Proparco (approximately EUR 42 million), Finnfund and IFU (EUR 15 million each), and the Nordic Environment Finance Corporation (EUR 5 million). The lenders were advised on Ukrainian law by Redcliffe Partners and on English law by Clifford Chance.EUR107.6millionUkraineHere
$43,947Eterna LawEterna Law persuaded the Supreme Court of Ukraine to recognize and enforce a disclosure order issued by the High Court of Justice of England and Wales on behalf of client Soufflet Negoce SA.N/AUkraineHere
$43,951Ilyashev & PartnersIlyashev & Partners successfully represented Lifelong Meditech Private Limited, an Indian manufacturer of sterile hypodermic single-use syringes, in an anti-dumping investigation on imports of syringes into Ukraine from the Republic of India, the Republic of Turkey, and the People's Republic of China.N/AUkraineHere
$43,951IntegritesIntegrites is providing pro bono legal advice to the Lifelover charitable foundation, which organizes leisure and recreational activities for senior citizens.N/AUkraineHere
$43,957Baker McKenzie; DLA PiperDLA Piper advised Perion Network on its acquisition of Septa Communications LLC (also known as Captain Growth) - a Ukrainian start-up which applies AI-driven technologies to marketing. Baker McKenzie advised the sellers: Co-Founders Dmytro Plieshakov and Dmytro Bilash.EUR3.75millionUkraineHere
$43,973Sayenko KharenkoSayenko Kharenko advised Deutsche Bank on a EUR 529 million facility extended to Ukraine under a World Bank guarantee.EUR529millionUkraineHere
$43,978Avellum; Sayenko KharenkoAvellum advised Dobrobut and its shareholders on the sale of a minority stake in the company to Horizon Capital. Sayenko Kharenko advised Dobrobut on the deal.N/AUkraineHere
$43,983Marchenko PartnersMarchenko Partners represented KMK Partners in a dispute over employment and services arrangements.N/AUkraine
$43,987AequoAequo represented the Dragon Capital Group before the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine in relation to obtaining merger clearance for its May 2019 sale of Chumak to Delta Wilmar.N/AUkraine