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Date Covered Country(ies) Firm(s) Deal/Litigation Description Value CEELM Coverage
2-Jan Austria Binder Grosswang; CMS; Frotz Riedl; Schoenherr Binder Groesswang and Schoenherr advised Austria's Wiesenthal AG and Wiesenthal Holding on the sale of Wiesenthal & Co GmbH, including Wiesenthal Handel und Service GmbH, to Switzerland's Mercedes Benz Automobil AG. Switzerland's Frotz Riedl law firm and CMS Vienna advised the buyers on the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12297-binder-groesswang-schoenherr-and-CMS-advise-on-wiesenthal-s-sale-of-wiesenthal-co-and-wiesenthal-handel-und-service-to-swiss-mercedes-benz-automobil
2-Jan Austria Dorda; Schoenherr Dorda advised DLH Real Estate Austria, a company owned by the Zech Group, on the sale of two logistics properties and the forward sale of two additional logistics properties to Germany's Deka Immobilien. The buyers were advised by Schoenherr. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12288-dorda-and-schoenherr-advise-on-dlh-austria-s-sale-of-logistics-objects-to-deka-immobilien
2-Jan Estonia; Latvia Allen & Overy; Sorainen Sorainen and Allen & Overy advised Sage, a UK-based company specializing in integrated accounting, payroll, and payment systems, on its acquisition of CakeHR, a Latvian startup that offers a native cloud solution that for HR tasks for small businesses. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/12295-sorainen-and-a-o-advise-sage-on-acquisition-of-cakehr
2-Jan Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised AUGA group, AB on a bond program worth up to EUR 60 million and the issuance of EUR 20 million in green bonds in Lithuania. EUR 80 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12300-TGS-baltic-advises-auga-group-on-bond-program-and-green-bond-issuance
2-Jan Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen advised investment management company Orion Asset Management on the acquisition by its SPV-39 subsidiary of Pletros Investicijos, the company managing the "Palanga Bypass" a 8.25 part of the road from Klaipeda to Liepaja in Lithuania via a public-private partnership. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12302-sorainen-advises-orion-asset-management-on-acquisition-of-pletros-investicijos
2-Jan Poland Mrowiec Fialek & Partners Mrowiec Fialek and Partners advised OCRK Sp. z o.o., a Polish portfolio company of Innova Capital, on the acquisition of a majority stake in Marcos Bis from unnamed sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12296-mrowiec-fialek-and-partners-advises-ocrk-on-acquisition-of-marcos-bis
2-Jan Poland CMS CMS advised Allianz Real Estate and Curzon Capital Partners III, L.P. on the sale of the Warsaw Financial Center in Warsaws financial district to the Czech Republic's CPI Property Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12294-CMS-advises-allianz-real-estate-on-sale-of-warsaw-financial-center-to-cpi-property-group
2-Jan Poland Dentons; Greenberg Traurig Dentons advised commercial real estate investor and developer Globe Trade Centre on its sale of shares in GTC Neptune Gdansk Sp. z o.o. the owner of the Neptun Office Center in Gdansk. Greenberg Traurig advised the unnamed buyers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12301-dentons-advises-globe-trade-centre-on-sale-of-gdansk-office-building
3-Jan Austria Dorda; Schoenherr Dorda advised Patrizia AG on the sale of Zentrum Rennweg to Swiss Life Living + Working via a structured bidding process. Schoenherr advised Swiss Life Living + Working. EUR 52 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12283-dorda-advises-patrizia-ag-on-sale-of-zentrum-rennweg
3-Jan Estonia PWC Legal PWC Legal advised DncOne OU, managed by Estonian entrepreneur Ullar Jaaksoo, on its acquisition of iD Susteemide OU. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/12289-PWC-legal-advises-dncone-on-acquisition-of-id-susteemide
3-Jan Lithuania Fort; TGS Baltic Fort Legal advised Gateway Airport Services on its acquisition of 100% shares of Litcargus, an aircraft ground handling company in Vilnius. TGS Baltic advised the sellers, Central European Airport Services S.A, a company managed by Royalton Partners. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12292-fort-advises-gateway-airport-services-on-acquisition-of-litcargus
3-Jan Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen advised InMedica medical clinic network on its issuance of bonds planned for listing on First North, an alternative securities market administered by Nasdaq Vilnius. EUR 5 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12276-sorainen-advises-inmedica-on-public-bond-issuance-in-lithuania
6-Jan Poland DLA Piper; WBW Weremczuk Bobel & Wspolnicy DLA Piper advised Resource Partners on its acquisition of a majority stake in Maced, a family-owned dog treats and snacks producer in Polanow, Poland. Maced was advised by WBW Weremczuk, Bobel & Wspolnicy. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12291-DLA-piper-and-WBW-advise-on-resource-partners-acquisition-of-maced
6-Jan Poland White & Case White & Case advised P4, the operator of Polish mobile network Play, on the launch of a bond issue program with a total nominal value of PLN 2 billion, as well as on the first issuance under the program of unsecured bearer bonds with a total nominal value of PLN 750 million. PLN 2 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12282-white-case-advises-play-on-pln-2-billion-bond-issue-program
7-Jan Poland Gessel; Kasprzyk & Wojdan Gessel advised BNP Paribas Bank Polska S.A. on its unspecified participation in Dafo Plastics S.A.'s recent financing round. Dafo Plastics was advised by Kasprzyk & Wojdan. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12277-gessel-advises-on-bnp-paribas-bank-polska-s-financing-to-dafo-plastics
7-Jan Poland Czabanski & Galuszynski Czabanski & Galuszynski advised Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego on its loan of almost PLN 50 million to an unidentified special purpose vehicle to finance the costs of the construction of a warehouse complex in Poland. PLN 50 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12274-czabanski-galuszynski-advises-bgk-on-financing-of-construction-of-warehouse-complex
8-Jan Romania Peli Partners; Stratulat Albulescu Stratulat Albulescu advised Romanian health & fitness chain World Class Romania on its lease of a 1500 square meter space in Bucharest's Expo Business Park for a new fitness club. The lessor was advised by Peli Partners. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/12279-stratulat-albulescu-advises-world-class-on-new-fitness-club-in-bucharest-s-expo-business-park
8-Jan Romania Bulboaca & Asociatii Bulboaca si Asociatii advised D Moonshots, an investment fund created by Sacha Dragic, the founder of the Superbet group, on its investment in tech start-up Medicai. EUR 500 000 ceelegalmatters.com/romania/12290-bulboaca-si-asociatii-advises-d-moonshots-on-inestment-in-medicai
8-Jan Russia Rustam Kurmaev & Partners Rustam Kurmaev & Partners successfully represented Boris Dubrovskiy, the former governor of Russia's Chelyabinsk region, in a dispute with the Antimonopoly Service of Russia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/12278-rustam-kurmaev-partners-successful-for-former-governor-of-chelyabinsk-in-dispute-with-antimonopoly-service-of-russia
9-Jan Turkey Pelister Atayilmaz Enkur; Taboglu The Pelister Atayilmaz Enkur Law Office advised the Hoshizaki Corporation on its acquisition of 28.6% of shares in Oztiryakiler Madeni Esya Sanayi ve Ticaret via a share transfer from the Oztiryakiler family and the subscription of new shares following a capital increase in Ozti. The Oztiryakiler family was advised by Taboglu Attorneys at Law. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/12280-pae-and-taboglu-advise-on-hoshizak-s-acquisition-of-shares-in-oztiryakiler-madeni-esya
10-Jan Ukraine Eversheds Sutherland; LCA Studio Legale; Nobles Nobles and Italy's LCA Studio Legale advised Dreamgroup Management, an Eastern European hostel operator, on the sale of its hostels in Warsaw, Prague, and Bratislava to London-based hostel operator Safestay plc. Eversheds Sutherland advised Safestay on the transaction. EUR 3.7 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/12281-nobles-LCA-studio-legale-and-eversheds-sutherland-advise-on-dreamgroup-s-sale-of-cee-hostels-to-safestay
13-Jan Ukraine Eterna Law Eterna Law helped Baltic power trader Axton Commodities launch its Ukrainian operations and obtain a power trading activities license in Ukraine. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/12286-eterna-law-helps-axton-commodities-launch-in-ukraine
14-Jan Serbia BDK Advokati; Samardzic, Oreski & Grbovic BDK Advokati advised Biomin GmbH on the acquisition of Vinfeed doo, a Serbian distributor of animal nutrition products. The unidentified sellers were advised by Samardzic, Oreski, & Grbovic. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/12269-BDK-advokati-and-sog-advise-on-biomin-s-acquisition-of-vinfeed
14-Jan Slovenia Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & Partners; Selih & Partners Selih & Partnerji advised Supernova on its EUR 220 million acquisition of seven shopping malls and five smaller shopping centers from Centrice Real Estate GmbH, a member of America's Lone Star fund. The sellers were advised by Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & Partnerji. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/slovenia/12268-selih-partnerji-and-rppp-advise-on-supernova-s-acquisition-of-shopping-centers-in-slovenia
14-Jan Ukraine Avellum; Latham & Watkins; Sayenko Kharenko; White & Case Sayenko Kharenko and White & Case advised the JSC State Export-Import Bank of Ukraine on the issuance of USD 100 million subordinated loan participation notes, listed on the London Stock Exchange. Latham & Watkins and, reportedly, Avellum, advised J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley, the joint leaders on the transaction. USD 300 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/12275-sayenko-kharenko-and-latham-watkins-advise-on-ukreximbank-s-subordinated-eurobond-issue
14-Jan Ukraine Baker Mckenzie; Gestors Baker McKenzie and Attorneys' Association Gestors assisted ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih in an anti-dumping investigation regarding the imports of carbon and other alloy steel rods originating from Belarus and Moldova. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/12270-baker-mckenzie-and-gestors-assist-arcelormittal-kryvyi-rih-with-anti-dumping-investigation
15-Jan Austria Garger Spallinger; Garrigues; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss and Garrigues advised the shareholders of Tag Systems S.A. on the sale of the company to Austriacard and their entrance into a joint venture with Austriacard. The buyers were advised by Garger Spallinger. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12253-wolf-theiss-and-garger-spallinger-advise-on-sale-of-tag-systems-to-austriacard
15-Jan Latvia Cobalt; Sorainen Cobalt advised Workday, Inc. on Latvian issues related to its cross-border acquisition of online procurement platform Scout RFP. The sellers were advised by Sorainen. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/12264-cobalt-and-sorainen-advise-on-workday-s-acquisition-of-scout-rfp
15-Jan Poland CMS; DZP Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka CMS advised Poland's Local Government Investment Fund on its acquisition of 45% shares in Tarnobrzeskie Wodoci_gi sp. z o.o., a water supply company in Tarnobrzeg, Poland. Tarnobrzeskie Wodociagi and the Municipality of Tarnobrzeg were advised by Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12261-CMS-and-DZP-advise-on-pfr-s-acquisition-of-shares-in-polish-water-supply-company
15-Jan Romania Glodeanu & Associates Glodeanu & Partners negotiated a lease agreement for Amrest with Romanian railway company Caile Ferate Romane to open a new Starbucks in Bucharest's Gara the Nord train station. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/12262-glodeanu-partners-negotiates-lease-for-new-starbucks-in-bucharest-train-station
15-Jan Turkey Ozbek Attorney Partnership; Turunc Turunc advised BigChefs on its acquisition of Turkey's NumNum cafe/restaurant chain from the Is Girisim private equity fund and Chef Mehmet Gurs. The sellers were advised by the Ozbek Law Firm. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/12267-turunc-and-ozbek-advise-on-bigchefs-acquisition-of-turkish-restaurant-chain
15-Jan Ukraine Asters Asters advised the EBRD on a EUR 10 million financing to the Kormotech Group. EUR 10 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/12263-asters-advises-ebrd-on-financing-to-kormothech
16-Jan Bulgaria Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov DGKV successfully defended the interests of Mayoral Moda Infantil S.A. and its Bulgarian subsidiary Mayoral Bulgaria EOOD before the Bulgarian Commission for Protection of Competition in a case brought by Comsed involving allegations of superior bargaining position. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/12386-dgkv-successful-for-mayoral-moda-infantil-in-competition-dispute
17-Jan Austria Lattenmayer, Luks & Enzinger; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised the REWE group on the sale of a property in the Donaustadt district of Vienna. The successful bidder, BUWOG, was advised by Lattenmayer Luks & Enzinger. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12394-wolf-theiss-advises-rewe-group-on-sale-of-property
17-Jan Austria Brandl & Talos Brandl & Talos supported APEX Ventures in the creation of the APEX Digital Health venture capital fund, designed for investments in new companies with unique technologies and applications in the healthcare sector. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12410-brandl-talos-assists-apex-ventures-with-creation-of-apex-digital-health-venture-capital-fund
17-Jan Belarus Sorainen Sorainen advised Data Delivery LLC, a Belarus-based developer of the RocketData.io platform for managing business reputation and online data, on implementing share options for employees. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/belarus/12402-sorainen-advises-data-delivery-on-grant-of-options-to-employees
17-Jan Czech Republic Clifford Chance; Dentons; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett Dentons and Simpson Thacher advised Round Hill Capital and Blackstone Tactical Opportunities on the sale of a EUR 1.3 billion residential real estate portfolio in the Czech Republic to Swedish real estate company Heimstaden Bostad AB. Clifford Chance advised Heimstaden Bostad on the deal. EUR 1.3 billion ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/12409-dentons-and-clifford-chance-advise-on-sale-of-czech-residential-real-estate-portfolio
17-Jan Estonia Tark Tark successfully represented Solaris Bus & Coach in a dispute over the procurement of gas buses for Tallinna Linnatranspordi. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/12396-tark-successful-for-solaris-bus-coach-in-gas-bus-procurement-dispute
17-Jan Estonia Sorainen Sorainen successfully represented Eesti Kontsert, a state-owned philharmonic foundation, in a dispute against claimants United Capital and Brutus Inkasso. EUR 28,296 ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/12401-sorainen-successful-for-eesti-kontsert-in-dispute-with-united-capital
17-Jan Latvia Cobalt Cobalt is representing UAB Niklita in a dispute related to a procurement process organized by the Prisons Administration of the Ministry of Justice of Latvia involving the supply of catering services to prisoners. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/12415-cobalt-represents-uab-niklita-in-procurement-dispute-with-prisons-administration-of-latvian-ministry-of-justice
17-Jan Lithuania SPC Legal SPC Legal successfully represented UAB T Parkas in a dispute regarding the termination of a state-owned land lease agreement with another user of the land plot. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12398-spc-legal-successful-for-t-parkas-in-dispute-over-termination-of-state-owned-land-lease-agreement
17-Jan Lithuania SPC Legal SPC Legal advised UAB Akmenes Projektai, a company managed by Domestique Asset Management, on unspecified investment agreements with Akmene FEZ Management Company in the Akmene free economic zone in Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12405-spc-legal-advises-domestique-asset-management-on-investments-in-lithuanian-free-economic-zone
17-Jan Lithuania Sorainen; Walless Walless advised Spanish companies Elecnor and Abengoa on their agreement to electrify the Vilnius railway hub and the Kaisiadorys-Klaipeda railway for Lithuanias state-owned railway company Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai. Sorainen advised Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai on the contract. EUR 363 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12407-walless-and-sorainen-advise-on-electrification-agreement-for-lithuanian-railway
17-Jan Lithuania Cobalt; Walless Walless advised the Affidea Group on its acquisition of 100% of the shares of UAB Kuncu Ambulatorine Klinika, the operator of the Vetrunge clinic in Klaipeda, Lithuania. Cobalt advised the unidentified seller on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12417-walless-and-cobalt-advise-on-sale-of-kuncu-ambulatorine-klinika-to-affidea-group
17-Jan Lithuania; Poland Deloitte Legal; Kopec & Zaborowski The Lithuanian office of Deloitte Legal participated in a multi-jurisdictional team advising Enva, a provider of recycling and specialist resource recovery solutions in the UK and Ireland, on its acquisition of SAR Recycling Ltd, which was advised by, among others, Warsaw's Kopec & Zaborowski law firm. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/12416-deloitte-legal-and-kopec-zaborowski-advise-on-enva-acquisition-of-sar-recycling
17-Jan Poland Act (BSWW) Act BSWW advised the Buma Group on the construction of the Wadowicka 3 real estate project in Krakow. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12414-act-bsww-advises-buma-group-on-office-project-in-krakow
17-Jan Poland Bird & Bird Bird & Bird advised Bank of China Luxembourg S.A, Poland and Luxembourg branches, on financing worth over EUR 120 million provided to two unnamed entities. EUR 120 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12400-bird-bird-advises-bank-of-china-on-loan-exceeding-eur-120-million
17-Jan Poland Linklaters Linklaters advised Glamox AS, a Triton portfolio company, on its successful public tender offer to acquire 98.21% of the shares of Polish lighting solution provider ES-System. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12404-linklaters-advises-glamox-on-public-tender-offer-for-es-system-shares
17-Jan Poland Linklaters Linklaters advised Resi4Rent on the acquisition of an apartment building in Wroclaw, Poland from Echo Investment. The financing of the building's construction was provided by a consortium led by Bank Pekao. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12408-linklaters-advises-resi4rent-on-acquisition-of-apartment-building-from-echo-investment
17-Jan Poland Linklaters Linklaters advised UBM Development AGon the forward sale of hotel properties in Krakow and Katowice to Union Investment Institutional Property GmbH. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12403-linklaters-advises-ubm-development-on-forward-sale-of-hotels-in-katowice-and-krakow
17-Jan Poland Allen & Overy; Gide Loyrette Nouel Gide Loyrette Nouel advised KGHM Polska Miedz S.A. on a December 20, 2019 credit facility agreement in the amount of USD 1.5 billion with a consortium of banks including Bank Polska Kasa Opieki, Powszechna Kasa Oszczednosci Bank Polski, Intesa Sanpaolo, and Santander Bank Polska. The banks were advised by Allen & Overy. USD 1.5 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12411-gide-and-allen-overy-advise-on-kghm-polska-miedz-financing
17-Jan Russia Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners helped BlaBlaCar to obtain clearance from Russia's competition authority for its purchase of Busfor, an online bus ticker aggregator. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/12397-epam-helps-blablacar-obtain-clearance-from-fas-russia-for-purchase-of-busfor
17-Jan Serbia Jankovic Popovic Mitic JPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic provided legal support to Gastrans d.o.o., Serbia (a 100% subsidiary of a OAO Gazprom and Srbijagas joint venture) on the construction of Gazprom's 400 km long Turkish Stream gas pipeline through Serbia, which Srbijagas Director Dusan Bajatovic has recently declared complete. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/12406-jpm-advises-gastrans-on-construction-of-serbian-section-of-turkish-stream-pipeline-through-serbia
17-Jan Ukraine Asters; Deacons Asters successfully represented ASK Technology Limited, a Hong Kong-based manufacturer of multi-GPU systems for mining, rendering, and AI, in a dispute with a Finnish company over a contract for the supply of mining equipment in the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce. Deacons provided Hong Kong-law expertise. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/12391-asters-wins-stockholm-arbitration-for-ask-technology-involving-crypto-mining-equipment
20-Jan Austria Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner advised Bundesimmobiliengesellschaft on the structuring and procurement of an "innovation partnership'' in Austria. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12432-fellner-wratzfeld-partner-advises-bundesimmobiliengesellschaft-on-innovation-partnership
20-Jan Estonia Leadell (Pilv) The Leadell Pilv firm successfully defended businessman Alexander Kofkin in the Harju County Court. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/12430-leadell-pilv-successful-for-alexander-kofkin-in-high-profile-corruption-trial
20-Jan Poland Clifford Chance Clifford Chance advised a consortium of Bank Pekao, PKO BP, Santander Bank Polska, and BNP Paribas Bank Polska on LPP S.A.'s bond issue program of up to PLN 300 million. PLN 300 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12421-clifford-chance-advises-banks-on-on-lpp-bond-issue
21-Jan Bosnia and Herzegovina Baros Bicakcic & Partners Baros, Bicakcic & Partners successfully persuaded the High Commercial Court in Banja Luka to uphold a decision obliging Addiko Bank to pay Vucko d.o.o. Jahorina a total of over BAM 1 million in damages, interest, and court costs. BAM 1 million ceelegalmatters.com/bosnia-herzegovina/12436-baros-bicakcic-partners-successful-for-bosnian-ski-resort-in-dispute-with-addiko-bank
21-Jan Estonia Sorainen; Triniti Triniti advised ANMKinnisvara, K.E.D.S, and Faroc on the sale of Birger to Finland's Fincumet Group, which was advised by Sorainen. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/12441-triniti-advises-birger-on-sale-to-fincumet-group
21-Jan Moldova; Romania Filip & Company; Freshfields; Osborne Clarke; Turcan Cazac; Vernon David & Associates Filip & Company, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, and Vernon David & Associates advised Banca Transilvania on the acquisition of Microinvest. Osborne Clarke and Turcan Cazac advised the sellers on the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/12445-filip-company-vernon-david-associates-and-turcan-cazac-advise-on-banca-transilvania-s-acquisition-of-microinvest
21-Jan Poland DLA Piper DLA Piper advised FIZAN Foreign Expansion Fund on its investment in PGM, a Texas firm specializing in the treatment of used automotive and industrial catalytic converters. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12439-dla-piper-advises-fizan-foreign-expansion-fund-and-bank-gospodarstwa-krajowego-on-investment-in-pgm
21-Jan Poland DZP Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka advised OGP Gaz-System S.A. on a project involving the creation of a new gas supply corridor on the European market. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12447-dzp-advises-gaz-system-on-acquisition-related-to-creation-of-new-gas-supply-corridor
21-Jan Poland Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland advised ELMO on the sale of an organized part of its enterprise to Solutions 30 Holding. PLN 60 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12437-wierzbowski-eversheds-sutherland-advises-elmo-on-sale-of-part-of-enterprise
21-Jan Ukraine Clifford Chance; Linklaters; Redcliffe Partners Redcliffe Partners advised the EBRD on Ukrainian aspects of its loan of an additional two million euros to Aquanova Development LLC for the construction, equipment, and placing in operation of a 3.5 MWp solar PV plant in the Zakarpattya Region of Ukraine. Clifford Chance and Linklaters advised the EBRD on English and Italian law, respectively. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/12446-redcliffe-partners-and-clifford-chance-advise-ebrd-on-loan-to-aquanova
21-Jan Ukraine Aequo; Baker McKenzie Aequo advised the Epicentr Group on its receipt of a USD 70 million multi-currency secured loan from the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank. Baker McKenzie advised BSTDB on the deal. USD 70 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/12438-aequo-advises-epicentr-group-on-usg-70-million-loan-from-black-sea-trade-and-development-bank
22-Jan Austria Brandl & Talos; Herbst Kinsky; Schnittker Mollmann Brandl & Talos advised Anyline on its generation of USD 12 million in growth capital through a Series A round of financing. Lead investors Project A and Senovo were advised by Herbst Kinsky and Schnittker Mollmann Partners, respectively. USD 12 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12453-brandl-talos-herbst-kinsky-and-schnittker-mollmann-advise-on-anyline-s-series-a-financing
22-Jan Estonia Cobalt; Sorainen Cobalt advised the European Investment Bank on a EUR 50 million venture debt facility to Bolt, the Estonian developer of a ride-hailing app. The borrowers were advised by Sorainen on the financing. EUR 50 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/12455-cobalt-and-sorainen-advise-on-eib-venture-debt-facility-to-bolt
22-Jan Lithuania Sorainen; SPC Legal SPC Legal advised real estate investment company Capital City Group on the sale to a company managed by Kenova Asset Management of a tunnel car-wash station in Lithuania that is leased by UAB Svaros Broliai. Sorainen advised the buyers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12454-spc-legal-advises-capital-city-group-on-sale-of-car-wash-station
23-Jan Austria CMS; KPMG Legal; Schoenherr KPMG Law advised the shareholders of Barracuda Holding GmbH on the sale of 71% of the shares in the company to the CTS Eventim Group. The buyers were advised by CMS and Schoenherr. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12465-kpmg-schoenherr-and-cms-advise-on-eventim-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-barracuda-group
23-Jan Poland DLA Piper DLA Piper advised FIZAN Foreign Expansion Fund on the acquisition by its Recat subsidiary of a minority block of shares in Tesla Recycling from the Elemental Holding group. Elemental was advised by solo practitioner Maria Janicka. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12462-dla-piper-advises-fizan-foreign-expansion-fund-on-acquisition-of-minority-share-in-tesla-recycling
23-Jan Romania Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii; PwC Legal (D&B David si Baias) Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Swedish investment fund Oresa on the sale of its RTC Proffice Experience subsidiary, a stationery and office supplies company. D&B David si Baias advised the buyer, technology & communication producer and wholesaler Complet Electro Serv, which is part of the Altex group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/12466-popovici-nitu-stoica-asociatii-advises-oresa-on-sale-of-rtc-to-complet-electro-serv
23-Jan Slovakia EY Law; Noerr Noerr advised NEI, an Indian bearings manufacturer and exporter, on its acquisition of international bearings producer Kinex Bearings and bearing trading company Global Supply. The sellers were advised by Ernst & Young. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/slovakia/12470-noerr-advises-nei-on-acquisition-of-kinex-and-global-supply
24-Jan Austria CMS; Schoenherr CMS advised Encavis Infrastructure Fund III on its acquisition of the Furstkogel wind farm in Austria, consisting of five wind turbines with a total rated output of 17.25 MW. The sellers, wind energy specialist Ecowind Handels- & Wartungs-GmbH, were advised by Schonherr. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12479-cms-and-schonherr-advise-on-encavis-infrastructure-fund-s-acquisition-of-furstkogel-wind-farm
24-Jan Czech Republic Kinstellar Kinstellar advised Czech investment group Portiva on its acquisition of a 5000-square meter retail center in the Czech Republic from Austrian developer Aventin. CZK 250 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/12484-kinstellar-advises-portiva-on-aquisition-of-ivancice-retail-center
24-Jan Hungary Katona Gyorgy Law Office; Lakatos, Koves & Partners Lakatos, Koves & Partners advised Soulbrain on the acquisition of a development site from the state-owned National Industrial Park Management and Development Company. The sellers were advised by the Katona Gyorgy Law Office. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/12476-lakatos-koves-partners-advises-soulbrain-on-acquisition-of-development-site-in-hungary
24-Jan Kosovo Dentons; White & Case Dentons advised Enlight Renewable Energy on the construction and EUR 115 million financing of the 105 MW Selac wind farm in Kosovo. The EBRD provided EUR 57 million of the total amount, with Erste Group Bank and NLB Bank providing the remaining EUR 58 million, and with coverage provided by the German export credit agency Euler Hermes. The lenders were advised by White & Case. EUR 115 million ceelegalmatters.com/kosovo/12471-dentons-advises-enlight-renewable-energy-on-eur-115-million-financing-for-wind-farm-in-kosovo
24-Jan Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen advised Rocket Software on opening a new development center in Vilnius. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12481-sorainen-advises-rocket-software-on-opening-development-center-in-vilnius
24-Jan Poland Jankowski & Stroinski; Kondracki Celej; Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, Gorski SPCG advised BNP Paribas on its investment, made with Alior Bank and PKO Bank Polski and in agreement with existing investors Innovation Nest and Black Pearls, in Autenti, a Polish Fintech platform for paperless electronic contract signing and digital document circulation. PKO was advised by Jankowski & Stroinski and Alior Bank by Kondracki Celej. PLN 17 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12478-spcg-and-jankowski-stroinski-advise-on-autenti-investment-round
24-Jan Poland Gessel Gessel advised Avallon on the acquisition of a majority stake in Clovin S.A. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12474-gessel-advises-avallon-on-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-clovin
24-Jan Romania Stratulat Albulescu Stratulat Albulescu advised Hagag on its acquisition of a 7013-square meter office building in Bucharest from NCH Capital. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/12475-stratulat-albulescu-advises-hagag-on-office-building-acquisition-in-bucharest
24-Jan Slovakia CMS; MCL MCL advised MiddleCap Real Estate Ltd. on its acquisition, reconstruction, and development of the Gorkeho 4 office project and subsequently on the sale of the project to Kooperativa Insurance company, a member of the Vienna Insurance Group. Kooperativa Insurance was advised by CMS. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/slovakia/12480-mcl-advises-middlecap-real-estate-on-acquisition-and-sale-of-gorkeho-office-building-in-bratislava
27-Jan Austria DSC Doralt Seist Csoklich; Linklaters; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss and Linklaters advised J.P. Morgan and Erste Group Bank AG as joint book-runners on S Immo AG's issuance of 6,691,717 new shares via an accelerated book-building procedure involving the exclusion of shareholders' subscription rights. S Immo AG was advised by DSC Doralt Seist Csoklich. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12494-wolf-theiss-and-linklaters-advise-on-s-immo-ag-capital-increase
27-Jan Austria Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner advised Bundesimmobiliengesellschaft m.b.H. on the structuring and procurement of an "innovation partnership" with several enterprises in Austria. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12492-fellner-wratzfeld-partner-advises-big-on-innovation-partnerships-in-vienna
27-Jan Bulgaria Georgiev, Todorov & Co. Georgiev, Todorov & Co successfully defended the interests of Multi-profile Hospital for Active Treatment Doverie against Bulgaria's National Health Insurance Fund in a dispute involving payment for medical care provided by the hospital to health-insured persons above the limits set by the NHIF. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/12488-georgiev-todorov-co-successful-for-hospital-in-dispute-with-bulgarian-health-insurance-fund
27-Jan Croatia Tus & Andrijanic Tus & Andrijanic advised JGL d.d. on its HRK 130 million issuance of corporate bonds. The agent for the issue was Privredna Banka Zagreb d.d. HRK 130 million ceelegalmatters.com/croatia/12491-tus-andrijanic-advises-jgl-on-croatian-bond-issuance
27-Jan Czech Republic Weinhold Legal Weinhold Legal advised Czech insurance broker Renomia on its acquisition of FINVOX Financni Sluzby, a Czech company focusing on insurance, credit, and investment mediation. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/12487-weinhold-legal-advises-renomia-on-acquisition-of-finvox-financni-sluzby
27-Jan Czech Republic Clifford Chance; Hladky Legal; Kroupahelan Clifford Chance advised P & O Netherlands B.V. on the EUR 21.5 million sale of its 50% stake in the Technologicky Park Brno business center to the city of Brno. As a result of the deal, the city, which was advised by Hladky Legal and the Kroupahelan Law Firm, became the majority owner of the park. EUR 21.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/12498-clifford-chance-hladky-legal-and-kroupahelan-advise-on-p-o-netherlands-sale-of-stake-in-technologicky-park-brno
27-Jan Czech Republic Kinstellar Kinstellar advised Youplus Insurance International AG and myLife Lebensversicherung AG, members of Switzerland's Insurevolution Partners insurance group, on the acquisition of Czech and Slovak life and non-life insurance contract portfolios from Basler Sachversicherungs-AG and Basler Lebensversicherungs-AG. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/12493-kinstellar-advises-swiss-insurevolution-partners-on-acquisition-of-insurance-portfolios-from-basler-group
27-Jan Lithuania Deloitte Legal The Lithuanian office of Deloitte Legal advised Aurora Cannabis Inc. on the merger of its two Lithuanian subsidiaries, Agropro and Borela. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12501-deloitte-legal-advises-aurora-cannabis-on-merger-of-lithuanian-subsidiaries
27-Jan Poland Mrowiec Fialek & Partners Mrowiec Fialek and Partners helped Lime Access sp. z o.o. find an investor and execute an investment agreement. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12490-mrowiec-fialek-helps-lime-access-find-investor
27-Jan Poland Allen & Overy; Dentons; Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, Gorski Dentons and Studnicki Pleszka, Cwiakalski, Gorski advised French renewable energy producer Akuo Energy on financing it received for the construction of three wind farms from the Mirova Eurofideme 4 fund and a consortium of BNP Paribas Bank Polska, Commerzbank, and mBank. The banks were advised by Allen & Overy. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12486-spcg-and-allen-overy-advise-on-financing-for-polish-wind-farm-construction
27-Jan Ukraine Eterna Law Eterna Law extended its agreement to provide legal assistance to the Ukrainian Tennis Federation for another year. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/12489-eterna-law-extends-agreement-to-assist-ukrainian-tennis-foundation-for-another-year
28-Jan Austria Herbst Kinsky; Weber & Co. Weber & Co. advised Erste Group Bank AG as the sole bookrunner on the sale of 105,000 Marinomed Biotech AG shares by shareholders Acropora Beteiligungs GmbH, VETWIDI Forschungsholding GmbH, and BVT Beteiligungsverwaltung und Treuhand GmbH. Herbst Kinsky advised Marinomed on the sale. EUR 10 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12505-weber-co-and-herbst-kinsky-advise-on-sale-of-marinomed-biotech-shares
28-Jan Austria Weber & Co.; Wolf Theiss Weber & Co. advised DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, DZ Bank, Erste Group, RBI, and UniCredit as joint lead managers on the successful issuance of mortgage covered bank bonds by Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberosterreich AG. Wolf Theiss advised Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberosterreich on the issuance. EUR 500 Million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12522-weber-co-and-wolf-theiss-advise-on-raiffeisenlandesbank-oberosterreich-s-mortgage-covered-bank-bonds-issue
28-Jan Estonia TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised real estate company KEK Arendus OU, a member of the Rondam Group, on its acquisition of an office building in the Tallinn city center from Danske Bank A/S and on its conclusion of a lease contract with the current user of the building. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/12503-tgs-baltic-advises-kek-arendus-on-acquisition-of-office-building-in-tallinn
28-Jan Hungary BLS; Schoenherr Hungary's BLS Law Firm advised LP Portfolio on its issuance of HUF bonds under the Bond Funding for Growth Scheme announced by the Central Bank of Hungary. Schoenherr advised the arranger, OTP Bank. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/12517-bls-advises-lp-portfolio-on-huf-bonds-issuance
28-Jan Hungary Jalsovszky Jalsovszky advised both parties on the sale by Magyar Posta Takarek Ingatlan Befektetesi Alap of the Buda Business Center Office Building to an unnamed real estate fund. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/12520-jalsovszky-advises-on-sale-of-buda-business-center
28-Jan Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen advised venture capital fund Startup Wise Guys on its investment in Lithuanian transport management system developer GoRamp. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12513-sorainen-advises-startup-wise-guys-on-second-investment-in-goramp
28-Jan Poland Dentons; Linklaters Linklaters advised Chariot Group B.V. on the sale of DIY stores leased by OBI located in Gdansk and Lodz to a subsidiary of Marr Holdings, a company from the Republic of South Africa. Dentons advised the buyers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12518-linklaters-and-dentons-advise-on-chariot-group-s-sale-of-obi-stores-in-poland
28-Jan Poland Kochanski & Partners Kochanski & Partners advised Visa Inc. on its launch of open banking services in Poland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12511-kochanski-partners-advises-visa-on-launch-of-open-banking-services-in-poland
28-Jan Poland DLA Piper; Greenberg Traurig DLA Piper advised asset management company KGAL Group on its purchase of the Prosta Office Center in Warsaw from Prosta Investments. Greenberg Traurig advised the sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12502-dla-piper-advises-kgal-on-acquisition-of-prosta-office-centre
28-Jan Poland Dentons Dentons advised Erste Group Bank AG and mBank S.A. on refinancing the acquisition of Polish solar projects with a capacity of 46 MW granted to a project company controlled by Aberdeen Standard Investments's fund. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12521-dentons-advises-erste-group-bank-and-mbank-on-refinancing-acquisition-of-solar-projects-in-poland
28-Jan Romania Stratulat Albulescu Stratulat Albulescu advised Bourbon Black Sea on its lease of 800 square meters of space in the Pipera Business Tower in Bucharest. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/12504-stratulat-albulescu-advises-bourbon-black-sea-on-lease-of-office-space-in-bucharest
28-Jan Romania Mitel & Partners; Stratulat Albulescu Stratulat Albulescu advised BogArt Residential on the acquisition of a 749 square meter land plot in Bucharest from an unnamed group of Spanish investors. Mitel & Partners advised the sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/12512-stratulat-albulescu-advises-bog-art-residential-on-land-acquisition-in-bucharest
29-Jan Austria Schoenherr Schoenherr helped UniCredit Bank establish its Social Impact Banking initiative in Austria. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12527-schoenherr-helps-unicredit-bank-austria-establish-social-impact-banking-initiative
29-Jan Bulgaria Kambourov & Partners Kambourov & Partners advised Spain's Bankia bank on a loan portfolio transfer in which part of the receivables was secured by collateral provided by Bulgarian companies. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/12526-kambourov-partners-advises-bankia-on-loan-portfolio-transfer
29-Jan Estonia Cobalt Cobalt advised AS PRFoods, a fish farming and production company listed on the Tallinn Stock Exchange, on a private placement of secured notes. EUR 9.1 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/12532-cobalt-advises-as-prfoods-on-note-issuance
29-Jan Hungary Jalsovszky; Lovasz Jalsovszky advised Magyar Posta Takarek Ingatlan Befektetesi Alap on its sale of a retail portfolio, consisting of warehouses in the Hungarian communities of Ajka, Albertirsa, Dunaujvarosm, and Oroshaz. The unidentified buyers were advised by Lovasz. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/12534-jalsovszky-advises-magyar-posta-takarek-ingatlan-befektetesi-alap-on-sale-of-warehouse-portfolio
29-Jan Poland DZP Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka advised the Ingka Group on a merger of its IKEA Retail and IKEA Property Poland subsidiaries in Poland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12533-domanski-zakrzewski-palinka-advises-on-merger-of-polish-ikea-companies
29-Jan Poland Greenberg Traurig; Rymarz Zdort Greenberg Traurig advised Madison International Realty on its acquisition of a 46.5% stake in European Logistics Investment, which holds a Polish real estate warehouse portfolio valued at approximately EUR 500 million, from its majority owner Redefine Properties Limited. Rymarz Zdort advised Redefine on the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12528-greenberg-traurig-and-rymarz-zdort-advise-on-madison-s-acquisition-of-46-5-stake-in-redefine-s-european-logistics-investment
29-Jan Poland DLA Piper; Gessel Gessel advised Polish Enterprise Fund VII, a private equity fund managed by Enterprise Investors, on the sale of Danwood Holding to GS Engineering & Construction. EUR 140 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12524-gessel-and-dla-piper-advises-on-enterprise-investors-sale-of-danwood-to-gs-engineering-construction
29-Jan Poland Eversheds Sutherland; Ignition Law Eversheds Sutherland advised Cogito Capital Partners on its investment in London-based Applica.AI ltd and its subsidiary Applica.AI sp.z.o.o., a software company and a developer of AI-based robotic text automation platform. Applica was advised by Ignition Law. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12530-eversheds-sutherland-advises-cogito-capital-partners-on-series-a-investment-in-applica-ai
29-Jan Romania Bondoc Si Asociatii Bondoc & Asociatii assisted McGuire Woods on the transformation and sale of its Romanian entity. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/12529-bondoc-asociatii-assists-with-sale-of-mcguirewoods-consulting-in-romania
30-Jan Bulgaria CMS; EY Law CMS advised Hyundai Electric & Energy Systems on the sale of its Bulgarian subsidiary Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Bulgaria AD to Russias SVEL Group. EY Law advised the buyers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/12543-cms-advises-hyundai-electric-on-sale-of-hyundai-heavy-industries-bulgaria
30-Jan Hungary CMS CMS Hungary advised India-based manufacturing company SRF Limited on an EUR 70 million credit facility. EUR 70 million ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/12538-cms-advises-srf-limited-on-eur-70-million-credit-facility
30-Jan Poland Kondrat & Partners Kondrat & Partners successfully represented the interests of the Warsaw School of Economics in a ten-year long dispute with the International Olympic Committee. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12542-kondrat-partners-successful-for-warsaw-school-of-economics-in-dispute-with-international-olympic-committee
30-Jan Poland Mrowiec Fialek & Partners Mrowiec Fialek and Partners advised Centrum Rozliczen Elektronicznych Polskie ePlatnosci S.A., a portfolio company of Innova Capital, on the acquisition of Poznan-based TopCard. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12537-mrowiec-fialek-and-partners-advises-centrum-rozliczen-elektronicznych-polskie-eplatnosci-s-a-on-acquisition-of-topcard
30-Jan Poland Noerr; White & Case White & Case advised the Polish Aviation Group, which owns LOT Polish Airlines, on the acquisition of Germany's Condor Flugdienst GmbH. The sellers, UK's Thomas Cook, were advised by Noerr. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12547-white-case-and-noerr-advise-on-polish-aviation-group-s-acquisition-of-condor-flugdienst
30-Jan Poland Jacek Kosinski Adwokaci i Radcowie Prawni Jacek Kosinski Adwokaci i Radcowie Prawni helped PGE Baltica obtain environmental permits to construct two offshore wind farms from the Regional Director for Environmental Protection in Gdansk. PLN 30 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12525-jacek-kosinski-helps-pge-baltica-obtain-permits-for-offshore-wind-farms
30-Jan Poland Kochanski & Partners Kochanski & Partners helped Global Primex obtain clearance from the Polish Financial Supervision Authority to introduce the Vload eVoucher within the European Union. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12539-kochanski-partners-help-global-primex-obtain-clearance-to-introduce-evouchers-in-eu
30-Jan Serbia CMS CMS advised Turkeys DenizBank and Ziraat Bank on a loan of approximately EUR 220 million granted to the Ministry of Construction, Transport, and Infrastructure of the Republic of Serbia for the design, construction, and/or reconstruction of the Novi Pazar-Tutin, Sremska Raca-Kuzmin, and Pozega-Kotroman sections of the motorway and a bridge over the River Sava. EUR 220 million ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/12540-cms-advises-denizbank-and-ziraat-bank-on-financing-infrastructure-projects-in-serbia
31-Jan Austria Linklaters; Rautner Attorneys At Law; Weber & Co.; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised Erste Group Bank AG on the issue of EUR 500 million of Additional Tier 1 Notes and on the issue of EUR 750 million Mortgage Pfandbriefe. Linklaters and Rautner Rechtsanwalte advised lead managers HSBS, BofA Securities, Morgan Stanley, and Societe Generale on the Tier 1 note issuance. Weber & Co advised Banca IMI, Danske Bank, DekaBank, DZ BANK, Erste Group (in its capacity as Manager), and LBBW on the Mortgage Pfandbriefe. 1.2 billion ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12560-wolf-theiss-linklaters-rautner-and-weber-co-advise-on-erste-group-s-benchmark-emissions
31-Jan Austria White & Case; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss and White & Case advised joint lead managers ABN Amro, Deutsche Bank, DZ Bank AG, RBI, and UniCredit on UniCredit Bank Austria AG's successful January 21, 2020 placement of a benchmark EUR 500 million issuance of mortgage securities. EUR 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12570-wolf-theiss-and-white-case-advise-joint-lead-managers-on-unicredit-bank-austria-s-mortgage-securities-issuance
31-Jan Austria Bc& Studio Di Consulenza Societaria Tributaria Legale; Brandl & Talos Brandl & Talos advised founders Simon Falkensteiner and Matthias Trenkwalder and investors including aws Gruenderfonds, Falkensteiner Ventures, and Nextfloor Ventures on the sale of RateBoard, a developer of a revenue management software for the hotel industry, to Zucchetti, an Italian software developer in the field of hospitality and restaurant industry. Zuchetti was advised by BC& Studio di Consulenza Societaria Tributaria Legale and Solo Practitioner Mario Perl. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12554-brandl-talos-advises-on-sale-of-rateboard-to-zucchetti-group
31-Jan Estonia Ellex (Raidla); PwC Legal PwC Legal Estonia advised DncOne OU on its acquisition of iD Susteemide OU. Ellex Raidla advised the sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/12553-pwc-legal-advises-dncone-on-acquisition-of-id-susteemide
31-Jan Estonia Sorainen Sorainen advised the Fincumet Group on the acquisition of a 60% stake of Estonia's Birger, a producer of hooklift containers and related steel constructions, from owner and CEO Aleksei Manniste. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/12561-sorainen-advises-fincumet-group-on-acquisition-of-birger
31-Jan Hungary HBK Parters; Jalsovszky; Noerr Noerr advised ElringKlinger AG on the sale of the Heliport Industrial Park in Kecskemet, Hungary, to a consortium led by Infogroup and including an equity fund owned by the Municipality of Kecskemet. Jalsovszky advised Infogroup and HBK Partners advised Kecskemet on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/12551-noerr-advises-elringklinger-on-sale-of-heliport-industrial-park-to-infogroup
31-Jan Lithuania DLK Legal DLK Legal helped Digital Virgo obtain an e-money institution license for Lithuania's Digital Virgo Payment UAB. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12558-dlk-legal-helps-digital-virgo-obtain-e-money-institution-license
31-Jan Poland DLA Piper DLA Piper advised OEX on the buy-back of its shares. PLN 8 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12572-dla-piper-advises-oex-on-buy-back-of-shares
31-Jan Poland DLK Legal DLK Legal advised Nest Bank S.A. on the launch of Nest Bank API a project in which the bank provides FinTech firms and other institutions with an interface for integrating their services with its own. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12569-dlk-legal-advises-nest-bank-on-launch-of-nest-bank-api-project
31-Jan Poland Paul Hastings; WKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski Baehr WKB advised the Intel Corporation on Polish aspects of its acquisition of Habana Labs, an Israeli company specializing in the design of processors for machine learning and artificial intelligence applications. Paul Hastings was global counsel to the Intel Corporation on the deal. USD 2 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12562-wkb-provides-polish-assistance-on-intel-s-acquisition-of-habana-labs
31-Jan Poland SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised Venture Capital fund Cofounder Zone on its acquisition of an undefined stake in Ekobilet S.A., the owner of a technology platform for selling tickets for artistic and sporting events. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12559-ssw-pragmatic-solutions-advises-on-cofounder-zone-s-investment-in-ekobilet
31-Jan Poland Dentons; Penteris Penteris advised Apollo Rida on the acquisition of the Equal Business Park in Krakow from Cavatina Holding. Dentons advised the sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12555-penteris-advises-apollo-on-acquisition-of-equal-business-park-in-krakow
31-Jan Serbia CMS CMS Belgrade advised BMTS Technology on the opening of a manufacturing plant in Serbia. EUR 50 million ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/12568-cms-belgrade-advises-bmts-technology-on-construction-of-serbian-manufacturing-plant
31-Jan Ukraine Ilyashev & Partners Ilyashev & Partners helped Druzhkovka Hardware Plant PrJSC initiate an anti-dumping investigation into imports of steel fasteners from the Peoples Republic of China into Ukraine. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/12556-ilyashev-partners-helps-druzhkovka-hardware-initiate-anti-dumping-investigation
31-Jan Ukraine Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko acted as legal counsel to the winners of both pilot tenders for the concession of Ukraine's Kherson and Olvia seaports. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/12563-sayenko-kharenko-helps-risoil-kherson-and-risoil-olivia-with-successful-tender-bid
31-Jan Ukraine Vasil Kisil & Partners Vasil Kisil & Partners advised Lekhim-Obukhiv LLC on the acquisition of two land plots from Helikom LV, a manufacturer of wood-plastic composites in the Ukrainian community of Obukhiv. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/12552-vasil-kisil-partners-advises-lekhim-obukhiv-on-acquisition-of-land-plots-in-ukraine
3-Feb Ukraine Ilyashev & Partners Acting on behalf of Hemoplast PJSC, Ilyashev & Partners persuaded Ukraine's Interdepartmental International Trade Commission to initiate a safeguard investigation into syringe imports into Ukraine. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/12575-ilyashev-partners-initiates-safeguard-investigation-into-syringe-imports-into-ukraine
4-Feb Czech Republic Kocian Solc Balastik KSB's helped the Experientia Foundation "transform and professionalize." N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/12602-ksb-assists-experientia-foundation
4-Feb Czech Republic BPV Braun Partners BPV Braun Partners advised Carrier Transicold on the sale of its Czech subsidiary. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/12614-bpv-braun-partners-advises-carrier-transicold-on-sale-of-czech-subsidiary
4-Feb Lithuania Derling Primus Derling Primus helped NBC Security, Inc. establish UAB Baltic Defense Industries, which will manufacture military and defense products in Lithuania for global defense and law enforcement agencies. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12618-derling-primus-helps-nbc-security-establish-baltic-defense-industries-in-lithuania
4-Feb Lithuania Cobalt Cobalt advised Iron Wolf Capital on its EUR 1.6 million investment in Integrated Fiber Optics. EUR 1.6 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12599-cobalt-advises-iron-wolf-capital-on-investment-in-integrated-fiber-optics
4-Feb Poland Czabanski & Galuszynski _Poland's Czabanski & Galuszynski law firm represented the AXA Association pro bonoin an unspecified dispute before Administrative courts. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12601-czabanski-galuszynski-represents-axa-association-in-administrative-court
4-Feb Poland Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised Wood & Co. as the sole global coordinator on an accelerated book-building process acquisition of 13.3% shares in Ten Square Games S.A. from its management board members Maciej Popowicz and Arkadiusz Pernal. PLN 220 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12617-greenberg-traurig-advises-wood-co-on-ten-square-games-stake-acquisition-by-management-board
4-Feb Turkey Bezen & Partners Bezen & Partners successfully represented Turkish football player Omer Kerim Ali Riza in a dispute with the Turkish Football Federation before The European Court of Human Rights. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/12615-bezen-partners-successful-for-turkish-football-player-omer-kerim-ali-r-za-in-dispute-with-turkish-football-federation
4-Feb Turkey Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher; Paksoy; Winston & Strawn Paksoy worked alongside global counsel Winston & Strawn in advising Danfoss A/S, a Danish manufacturer of heat transfer solutions, on its acquisition of Eaton Corporations hydraulics business. Gibson & Dunn advised Eaton on the transaction. USD 3.3 billion ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/12600-paksoy-and-winston-strawn-advise-danfoss-on-global-acquisition-of-eaton-s-hydraulics-business
5-Feb Bulgaria; Poland Noerr; Penkov Markov & Partners Noerr and Penkov, Markov & Partners advised private equity firm Aurelius Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA on the acquisition of the Renewable Power Systems and Protection Relays businesses from Woodward, Inc. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/12628-noerr-and-penkov-markov-partners-advise-aurelius-equity-opportunities-on-acquisition-of-businesses-from-woodward
5-Feb Czech Republic JSK; Kinstellar Kinstellar advised Raiffeisenbank on financing for KWR Czech's acquisition of DCK Holoubkov, a company that produces all-plastic outdoor low-voltage distribution switchboards, from two unnamed individuals. KWR Czech, owned by BHS Fund II Private Equity, was advised by JSK on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/12621-kinstellar-and-jsk-advise-on-financing-of-dck-holoubkov-bohemia-acquisition
5-Feb Estonia HPP Attorneys; Pohla & Hallmagi Estonia's Pohla & Hallmagi advised Wraight Invest on its acquisition of the remaining 54% of Hobby Hall Group OU from fellow shareholders SGN Group Oy and Four P&P Consulting Oy. Finland's HPP Attorneys advised the Finnish sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/12629-pohla-hallmagi-advises-wraight-invest-on-acquisition-of-remainder-of-hobby-hall-group
5-Feb Estonia Cobalt Cobalt advised Poco Holding on the sale of banking-as-a-service provider PocoSys to the Opera Group. Opera also signed an agreement to acquire PocoSys's sister company, EU-licensed payment institution Pocopay. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/12631-cobalt-advises-poco-holding-on-sale-of-pocosys-to-opera-group
5-Feb Hungary DLA Piper DLA Piper advised the Hungarian Fund Management Company on the acquisition of Forgacs Intezet, a company focusing on the provision of reproductive health services and obstetric and outpatient care. The unidentified seller was advised by Solo Practitioner Forgacs Vince. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/12634-dla-piper-advises-hungarian-fund-management-on-acquisition-of-forgacs-intezet
5-Feb Hungary DLA Piper DLA Piper advised the Hungarian Fund Management Company on its acquisition of shares in Sterilitas and Varandos. Solo practitioner Istvan Devai advised the unidentified seller on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/12622-dla-piper-advises-hungarian-fund-management-on-acquisition-of-sterilitas-and-varandos
5-Feb Poland DLA Piper; Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka DLA Piper advised Polish family-owned investment firm TDJ on its acquisition of a controlling 83% stake in Teamtechnik Production Technology, a company specializing in the design and manufacture of intelligent production lines for the automotive industry. Teamtechnik was advised by Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12632-dla-piper-and-dzp-advise-on-tdj-s-acquisition-of-controlling-stake-in-teamtechnik-production-technology
6-Feb Austria; Poland; Slovakia Dentons; Kirkland & Ellis; Noerr Dentons and Kirkland & Ellis represented GIC, Singapores sovereign wealth fund, on the acquisition of the Maximus logistics real estate portfolio from funds managed by Apollo Global Management, a US-based private equity firm. Noerr advised the sellers on the transaction. EUR 950 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/12651-dentons-kirkland-ellis-and-noerr-advise-on-gic-s-acquisition-of-maximus-logistics-real-estate-portfolio-from-apollo-global-management
6-Feb Bulgaria Kinstellar Kinstellar advised GTC on its lease of of 4,000 square meters in the Advance Business Center II, an office building in Sofia, Bulgaria, that is expected to open near the end of this year. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/12648-kinstellar-advises-gtc-on-lease-in-sofia
6-Feb Hungary Dentons; DLA Piper DLA Piper advised Optima Investment Co Ltd on the sale of the Reno Udvar real estate project in Hungary to the Chi Fu Group. Dentons advised the buyer on the deal. EUR 60 million ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/12643-dla-piper-and-dentons-advise-on-optima-investment-s-sale-of-reno-udvar-real-estate-project-to-chi-fu-group
6-Feb Latvia Sorainen Sorainen advised the Kaamos Group on its acquisition of one-sixth of the shares in Sunly Land. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/12637-sorainen-advises-kaamos-group-on-acquisition-of-shares-in-sunly-land
6-Feb Lithuania Ellex (Valiunas); Motieka & Audzevicius Motieka & Audzevicius advised MyFitness, a sports and fitness club operator, on the acquisition of Lithuania-based Gym Plius. Ellex Valiunas advised the unidentified sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12642-motieka-audzevicius-and-ellex-valiunas-advise-on-myfitness-acquisition-of-gym-plius
6-Feb Poland Kochanski & Partners Kochanski & Partners advised Formaster S.A. on its merger by absorption of subsidiaries Dafi Pro S.A. and Dafi Market S.A.. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12644-kochanski-partners-advises-formaster-on-absorption-of-subsidiaries
6-Feb Romania Act (Botezatu Estrade Partners); Gide Loyrette Nouel; Leroy si Asociatii Act | Botezatu Estrade Partners assisted Teva Pharmaceuticals on the accession by its Romanian subsidiary to the groups securitization programme, arranged by BNP Paribas, Dublin Branch. Leroy si Asociatii and Gide Loyrette Nouel advised BNP Paribas. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/12646-act-botezatu-estrade-partners-assists-teva-pharmaceuticals-on-securitization-project
6-Feb Serbia Andric Law Office; BDK Advokati; Dentons BDK Advokati advised the shareholders of Serbian IT company Logo doo on the sale of a 60% stake to GetSwift. Dentons and Andric Law advised GetSwift on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/12638-bdk-advokati-dentons-and-andric-law-advise-on-getswift-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-logo
6-Feb Ukraine Ilyashev & Partners Ilyashev & Partners is providing pro bono advice to the Ukrainian Red Cross Society on the day-to-day business activities of its organizations. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/12650-ilyashev-partners-providing-pro-bono-assistance-to-ukrainian-red-cross
6-Feb Ukraine Arzinger; Baker Mckenzie Baker McKenzie advised the shareholders of Biopharma, a Ukrainian manufacturer of pharmaceuticals and healthcare products, on the sale of its non-plasma business to Stada AG. Arzinger advised Stada on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/12647-baker-mckenzie-advises-biopharma-on-sale-of-pharmaceutical-business-to-stada
6-Feb Ukraine Avellum; Latham & Watkins; Sayenko Kharenko; White & Case Sayenko Kharenko and Latham & Watkins advised BNP Paribas, JP Morgan, and Raiffeisen Bank International as the joint lead managers of Ukraines EUR 1.25 billion Eurobond issuance. Avellum and White & Case advised Ukraine's Ministry of Finance on the issuance. EUR 1.25 billion ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/12640-sayenko-kharenko-latham-watkins-avellum-and-white-case-advise-on-ukrainian-eurobond-issuance
7-Feb Austria Brandl & Talos; Leitner Law Brandl & Talos advised Aws Mittelstandsfonds on an unspecified investment in Communi5 Technologies GmbH. Leitner Law advised Communi5 on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12654-brandl-talos-advises-aws-mittelstandsfonds-on-investment-in-communi5-technologies
7-Feb Lithuania BBA Fjeldco; Motieka & Audzevicius Motieka & Audzevicius advised Avia Solutions Group on the acquisition of Bluebird Nordic, a cargo airline headquartered in Iceland. Bluebird Nordic was reportedly advised by Iceland's BBA//Fjeldco law firm. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12657-motieka-audzevicius-advises-avia-solutions-group-on-acquisition-of-bluebird-nordic
7-Feb Lithuania Ellex (Valiunas); Tenden Ellex Valiunas and Norway's Tenden law firm advised Norway's Passer Group on its acquisition of 49% of shares in Lithuania's SIDC Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12653-ellex-valiunas-advises-passer-group-on-acquisition-of-sidc-group-shares
7-Feb Poland Dentons Dentons helped Toshiba Carrier Corporation establish its first European manufacturing site in Poland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12656-dentons-helps-toshiba-carrier-corporation-establish-manufacturing-site-in-europe
7-Feb Poland Greenberg Traurig; Linklaters Greenberg Traurig advised Tritax EuroBox on its acquisition of Central Logistics Investment from Griffin Real Estate, which was acting on behalf of Redefine Properties. Linklaters advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12663-greenberg-traurig-and-linklaters-advise-on-tritax-eurobox-s-acquisition-of-central-logistics-investment
7-Feb Poland CMS CMS advised the Partners Group on its acquisition of a majority share of the VSB Group. EUR 1.3 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12652-cms-advises-partners-group-on-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-vsb-group
7-Feb Poland Radzikowski, Szubielska I Wspolnicy; SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised White Stone Development on a loan it received from Santander Bank Polska. Radzikowski, Szubielska I Wspolnicy reportedly advised Santander Bank Polska. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12658-ssw-pragmatic-solutions-advises-white-stone-development-on-loan-from-santander-bank-polska
7-Feb Ukraine Eterna Law Eterna Law advised British company Spacebit on its attempt to perform the first British landing on the moon. USD 40 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/12655-eterna-law-advises-spacebit-on-moon-landing-project
10-Feb Poland Clifford Chance; White & Case Clifford Chance advised INEA, an open-access fiber-optic network operator in Poland, on additional financing procured from a consortium of Bank Pekao S.A., Credit Agricole Bank Polska S.A., Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, EBRD, ING Bank Slaski S.A., PKO BP S.A., BNP Paribas Bank Polska S.A., and PZU Fizan BIS 1. White & Case advised the lenders. PLN 400 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12665-clifford-chance-and-white-case-advise-on-400-million-pln-financing-for-inea
11-Feb Bulgaria Tokushev And Partners Tokushev and Partners advised DZI - General Insurance on its acquisition of Mall Varna from Hydrostroy. EUR 16 million ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/12670-tokushev-and-partners-advises-dzi-on-acquisition-of-mall-varna
11-Feb Greece Zepos & Yannopoulos Zepos & Yannopoulos advised Greek real estate developer ZOIA on the acquisition of 16 real estate properties in Athens from various unnamed sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/12672-zeya-advises-zoia-on-acquisition-of-real-estate-properties-in-athens
11-Feb Poland Eversheds Sutherland Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski is advising the Polish Ministry of Finance and Polish Financial Supervision Authority on a project titled "On the Road to Financial Inclusion and Innovation," which is designed to establish a legal and technological framework for developing the FinTech and SupTech sector in Poland. The project also involves the EBRD, among others. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12671-eversheds-sutherland-wierzbowski-advises-poland-on-legal-and-technology-framework
11-Feb Poland Eversheds Sutherland; WKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski Baehr Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski advised IGT Global Services on the sale of 100% of the shares of BillBird to Centrum Rozliczen Elektronicznych Polskie ePlatnosci. Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr advised the buyers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12675-eversheds-sutherland-wierzbowski-and-wkb-advise-on-igt-s-sale-of-billbird
11-Feb Romania Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Clifford Chance; Filip & Company Filip & Company advised RCS & RDS and Digi Communications N.V. on issuing two series of senior secured bonds. Clifford Chance Badea and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton advised lead arrangers Citibank, ING Bank N.V., and UniCredit Bank S.A. EUR 850 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/12674-filip-co-clifford-chance-and-cleary-advise-on-rcs-rds-and-digi-communications-bond-issuances
11-Feb Ukraine Integrites Integrites successfully protected the interests of Euronet Ukraine, the Ukrainian representative of the Euronet Worldwide group, in a tax dispute with the Kyiv State Fiscal Service. UAH 64 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/12669-integrites-successful-for-euronet-ukraine-in-tax-dispute
12-Feb Estonia Glikman Alvin Levin Glikman Alvin Levin advised Deca Games OU on its merger with Deca Live Operations GmbH. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/12692-glikman-alvin-levin-advises-on-cross-border-merger-of-deca-games-and-deca-live-operations
12-Feb Lithuania Ashurst; Sorainen Sorainen won a tender to advise Lithuania's state-owned Ignitis Group on an initial public offering it is currently considering. Ashurst will be advising on English and US law aspects. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12684-sorainen-to-advise-ignitis-group-on-possible-ipo
12-Feb Poland Allen & Overy; DLA Piper; Greenberg Traurig; Norton Rose Fulbright; Rymarz Zdort Norton Rose Fulbright advised the banks on financing provided to Vectra S.A. for its acquisition of Multimedia Polska S.A. Vectra was advised by Rymarz Zdort. Multimedia Polska was advised by Allen & Overy, while DLA Piper advised the shareholders of Multimedia Polska. Multimedia Polska's creditors were advised by Greenberg Traurig. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12693-norton-rose-fulbright-and-rymarz-zdort-advise-on-financing-for-vectra-s-acquisition-of-multimedia-polska
12-Feb Poland SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised SkinWallet on its receipt of PLN 3.4 million in financing from multiple unidentified investors. PLN 3.4 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12683-ssw-pragmatic-solutions-advises-skinwallet-on-financing
12-Feb Romania BPV Grigorescu Stefanica BPV Grigorescu Stefanica advised Iveco Defense Vehicles, part of the CNH Industrial group of companies, on its sale of over 2900 high mobility trucks to the Romanian Ministry of National Defense for a total value of over EUR 700 million. EUR 700 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/12689-bpv-grigorescu-stefanica-advises-iveco-defense-vehicles-on-sale-of-military-trucks-to-romanian-ministry-of-national-defense
12-Feb Russia Liniya Prava Liniya Prava is an official partner to Russia's "Great Heart" charity fund. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/12681-liniya-prava-official-pro-bono-partner-of-great-heart-charity-fund
12-Feb Turkey White & Case White & Case advised Mid Europa Partners on the merger of its portfolio company CMC Iletisim ve Cagri Merkezi Hizmetleri A.S. with Meritus Upravljanje d.o.o., part of M+ Group, in return for a 30% equity stake in the combined group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/12691-white-case-advises-mid-europa-on-merger-of-subsidiary-cmc-with-m-group
12-Feb Ukraine Clyde & Co; Kinstellar Kinstellar, in coordination with lead counsel Clyde & Co, represented Qatari port operator QTerminals in its successful tender for the port concession project involving the Black Sea Port of Olvia. USD 123 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/12688-kinstellar-and-clyde-co-advise-qterminals-on-successful-bid-for-port-concession-project-in-ukraine
13-Feb Austria Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised Raiffeisen Bank International AG on the issuance of Ordinary Senior Eligible bonds worth EUR 750 million under its EUR 25 million Debt Issuance Program. Banco Santander, S.A., BNP Paribas, Citigroup Global Markets Limited, Morgan Stanley & Co International, and RBI were joint lead managers. EUR 750 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12697-wolf-theiss-advises-rbi-on-issuance-of-eur-750-million-ordinary-non-subordinated-debentures
13-Feb Belarus Aleinikov & Partners Aleinikov & Partners is representing Blitz Team in a dispute with Wargaming, developer of the game World of Tanks. USD 1.69 million ceelegalmatters.com/belarus/12701-aleinikov-partners-represent-blitz-team-in-dispute-against-wargaming
13-Feb Belarus Aleinikov & Partners Aleinikov & Partners advised Playrix on an unspecified investment in Belarusian studio Vizor Games. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/belarus/12695-aleinikov-partners-advises-playrix-on-investment-in-vizor-games
13-Feb Bulgaria Kambourov & Partners Kambourov & Partners advised Yotpo on its acquisition of SMSBump. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/12702-kambourov-partners-helps-yotpo-acquire-smsbump
13-Feb Czech Republic Weinhold Legal Weinhold Legal advised Ceska Posta on its CZK 353 million sale of the St. Gabriel Monastery to the Cimex Group. CZK 353 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/12703-weinhold-legal-advises-ceska-posta-on-sale-of-st-gabriel-monastery-to-cimex-group
13-Feb Poland Greenberg Traurig; Linklaters Greenberg Traurig advised Union Investment on a preliminary agreement to acquire planned hotel properties in Katowice (the Hotel Mercure) and Krakow (the Hotel Ibis Styles) from UBM Development. Linklaters advised UBM Development on the transaction. EUR 86 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12700-greenberg-traurig-advises-union-investment-on-acquisition-of-polish-hotels-from-ubm-development
13-Feb Poland CMS; Solivan Pontes; Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, Gorski CMS advised MEAG, a German renewable industry investor, on its acquisition of a 21 MW wind farm project located in Zary, in Western Poland, from Sweden's OX2 Wind International AB. The sellers were advised by Solivan and Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, Gorski. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12705-cms-solivan-and-spcg-advise-on-wind-farm-acquisition-in-poland
13-Feb Romania Clifford Chance; Filip & Company Clifford Chance Badea advised a consortium of BNP Paribas, Citigroup Global Markets Limited, Raiffeisen Bank International AG, Societe Generale, and Unicredit Bank AG on the sovereign bond issuance by the Romanian Ministry of Finance on external markets. The Ministry of Finance was advised by Filip & Co. EUR 3 billion ceelegalmatters.com/romania/12707-clifford-chance-badea-and-filip-co-advise-on-romanian-sovereign-eurobonds-issuance
13-Feb Romania Stratulat Albulescu Stratulat Albulescu advised Glory Global Solutions Ltd on Romanian law matters related to its investment in the Acrelec Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/12696-stratulat-albulescu-advises-glory-global-solutions-on-investment-in-acrelec-group
13-Feb Romania Stratulat Albulescu Stratulat Albulescu advised Beez on its receipt of EUR 1.2 million funding from GapMinder Venture Partners and ROCA X. EUR 1.2 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/12704-stratulat-albulescu-advises-beez-on-eur-1-2-million-seed-funding
13-Feb Romania Deloitte Legal (Reff & Associates) Reff & Associates successfully represented a consortium of construction companies led by the Spanish firm Viales Y Obras Publicas SA Cuenca in an international commercial arbitration regarding the construction of road infrastructure based on a FIDIC contract. EUR 5 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/12699-reff-associates-successful-for-viales-in-road-construction-arbitration
13-Feb Ukraine Redcliffe Partners Redcliffe Partners helped GE Capital, the financial services division of General Electric, obtain clearance from Ukraine's competition authority for its sale of the PK AirFinance aviation lending business to Apollo Global Management and Athene Holding Ltd. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/12706-redcliffe-partners-helps-obtain-merger-clearance-for-ge-capital-s-sale-of-pk-airfinance
14-Feb Czech Republic BPV Braun Partners; Eversheds Sutherland BPV Braun Partners advised Unicapital Energy Group on the acquisition of PSP Technicke Sluzby. Eversheds Sutherland advised the sellers on the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/12711-bpv-braun-partners-advises-unicapital-energy-group-on-acquisition-of-psp-technicke-sluzby
14-Feb Czech Republic; Poland; Russia; Ukraine CMS; Dentons; Leges Lawyers from CMS in Ukraine and Poland joined the firm's multi-national team advising the EBRD on the acquisition of a stake in Uzbek food retailer Korzinka. Uzbek law firm Leges reportedly advised the EBRD as well, while Dentons advised the sellers. USD 40 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/12712-cms-and-dentons-advise-on-ebrd-s-acquisition-of-stake-in-uzbekistan-s-food-retailer-korzinka
14-Feb Czech Republic; Poland; Slovakia Clifford Chance; Go2Law; Schoenherr Schoenherr and Hugh Owen of Go2Law advised UNIQA on its acquisition of AXA subsidiaries in the Czech Republic, Poland, and Slovakia. Clifford Chance advised AXA on the transaction. EUR 1 billion ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/12713-schoenherr-go2law-and-clifford-chance-advise-on-uniqa-s-eur-1-billion-acquisition-of-axa-subsidiaries-in-czech-republic-poland-and-slovakia
14-Feb Poland Balicki Czekanski Gryglewski Lewczuk; SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised Unilink S.A. on its acquisition of a majority stake in Damo Ubezpieczenia. The sellers were advised by BCGL. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12708-ssw-and-bcgl-advise-on-unilink-s-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-damo-ubezpieczenia
17-Feb Bulgaria CMS CMS helped Korea's SDN Company Ltd regain control over photo-voltaic producer EU Sunday AD. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/12720-cms-completes-restructuring-of-photovoltaic-producer-eu-sunday-in-bulgaria
17-Feb Poland Decisive Worldwide Szmigiel Papros Gregorczyk Decisive Worldwide advised the ENEL MED group on its lease of medical clinics in the Centrum Zana in Gdansk and in the React building in Lodz. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12719-decisive-worldwide-advises-enel-med-group-on-medical-clinic-leases
17-Feb Serbia Karanovic & Partners Karanovic & Partners advised Sweden's Backer AB on the acquisition of shares in Serbia's Elektrotermija d.o.o. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/12715-karanovic-partners-advises-backer-on-acquisition-of-stake-in-elektrotermija
18-Feb Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania Cobalt Cobalt advised SEB life insurance entities in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania on a cross-border merger in the Baltics. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/12726-cobalt-advises-seb-life-insurance-on-cross-border-merger-in-the-baltics
18-Feb Poland SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised the owner of Kospel S.A. on the sale of the company to the Viessmann Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12732-ssw-pragmatic-solutions-advises-kospel-on-the-sale-of-100-shares-to-viessmann-group
18-Feb Poland Kondrat & Partners Kondrat & Partners successfully represented KA sp. z o.o. in a dispute with Poland's Chief Pharmaceutical Inspectorate in Warsaw regarding KA's preparation of homeopathic medicines on commission for another pharmacy. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12721-kondrat-partners-successful-for-ka-in-dispute-with-poland-s-chief-pharmaceutical-inspectorate
19-Feb Estonia Cobalt Cobalt advised Change Ventures on its EUR 500,000 investment in Estonian educational startup 99math. EUR 500,000 ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/12733-cobalt-advises-change-ventures-on-investment-in-99math
19-Feb Estonia; Latvia Cobalt Cobalt assisted Viessmann with the restructuring of its refrigeration systems business in Latvia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/12740-cobalt-advises-viessmann-on-restructuring-of-latvian-refrigeration-systems-business
19-Feb Lithuania Cobalt Cobalt advised Genopas B.V. and Nunica Holdings B.V. on the sale of their 100% shareholding in UAB Pusbroliai to Idex Baltic. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12736-cobalt-advised-genopas-and-nunica-holdings-on-sale-of-pusbroliai-to-idex-baltic
19-Feb Poland Act (BSWW) Act BSWW advised Adventum International on the acquisition of the Katowice Business Point building in Katowice. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12735-act-bsww-advises-adventum-on-acquisition-of-katowice-business-point
19-Feb Poland Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised Cyfrowy Polsat on the issuance of Series C green bonds with an aggregate nominal value of PLN 1 billion. PLN 1 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12739-greenberg-traurig-advises-cyfrowy-polsat-on-first-corporate-green-bonds-issue-in-poland
19-Feb Ukraine Baker Mckenzie Baker McKenzie advised the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank on its up USD 70 million loan to Epicentr K LLC and Renvior Trading Limited. USD 70 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/12738-baker-mckenzie-advises-bstdb-on-loan-to-epicentr-k
20-Feb Bulgaria Georgiev, Todorov & Co. Georgiev, Todorov & Co successfully defended the rights of Multi-Profile hospital for Active Treatment Europe against the Ministry of Health of Bulgaria. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/12751-georgiev-todorov-co-successful-for-multi-profile-hospital-for-active-treatment-europe-in-dispute-with-bulgarian-ministry-of-health
20-Feb Czech Republic Allen & Overy Allen & Overy advised sole lead manager JP Morgan on Moneta Money Bank's approximately CZK 2.6 billion domestic subordinated Tier 2 capital bond issuance. CZK 2.6 billion ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/12750-allen-overy-advises-jp-morgan-on-moneta-money-bank-bond-issuance
20-Feb Czech Republic; Slovakia Dentons; Rodl & Partner Dentons advised GeoPost / DPDgroup on the acquisition of Czech and Slovak parcel delivery operations of Germany's Geis logistics group. The Geis group was advised by Rodl & Partner. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/12747-dentons-and-rodl-partner-advise-on-geopost-s-acquisition-of-geis-parcel-cz-and-geis-parcel-sk
20-Feb Greece Koutalidis Koutalidis advised Alpha Bank S.A. on matters of Greek Law related to its issuance of a EUR 500 million Tier 2 subordinated bond. EUR 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/greece/12745-koutalidis-advises-alpha-bank-on-tier-2-eur-500-million-bond
20-Feb Latvia Deloitte Legal; Ellex (Klavins); Sorainen; TGS Baltic Ellex Klavins advised SIA Verus Praedium on its sale of 14.45 hectares of land to SIA Riga Retail Park for the development of a new Saga shopping center. Riga Retail Park was advised by Sorainen. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/12744-ellex-advises-sia-verus-praedium-on-sale-of-land-to-sia-riga-retail-park
20-Feb Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen advised Baltic Mill on its third bond issuance and the bonds' listing on Nasdaq Baltic First North, an alternative bond market managed by Nasdaq Vilnius. Sorainen also advised arranger Siauliu Bankas on the deal. EUR 3 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12749-sorainen-advises-baltic-mill-on-third-bond-issuance-and-listing-on-nasdaq-first-north
20-Feb Poland Act Legal (BSWW) Act BSWW advised MK Holding Sarl on a joint venture with a company in theDeA Capital Group, an Italian investment group focusing on real estate and equity investments. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12743-act-bsww-advises-mk-holding-sarl-on-joint-venture-with-dea-capital-group
20-Feb Poland Argon Legal; Decisive Worldwide Szmigiel Papros Gregorczyk Decisive Worldwide advised Orsted Polska on its lease of office space in Warsaw's Varso Space Complex from CHM 1, which was advised by Argon Legal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12754-decisive-worldwide-advises-orsted-polska-on-lease-in-varso-ii-space-complex
20-Feb Poland Jara Drapala & Partners; WKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski Baehr Jara Drapala & Partners advised Bas Lease B.V. on cross-border financing granted to Boekestijn Transport Holding B.V. for its acquisition of Baltic Trans sp. z o.o. from ECS Corporate N.V. WKB advised Boekestijn Transport on both the financing and the acquisition. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12748-jdp-and-wkb-advise-on-boekestijn-transport-holding-s-acquisition-of-baltic-trans
20-Feb Ukraine Marchenko Partners Marchenko Partners advised the Western NIS Enterprise Fund on loans granted to CCE Dnipro Training and Production Enterprise of the Ukrainian Society of the Blind and the "Printing House" Center for Labor Rehabilitation of Disabled Persons. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/12752-marchenko-partners-advises-western-nis-enterprise-fund-on-two-social-loans-in-ukraine
21-Feb Croatia Cipcic-Bragadin Mesic & Associates; Marohnic Tomek & Gjoic; Nozdrovicky, Suvert & Co.; Wolf Theiss; Zeljka Velic Dvorscak & Silvije Skerlev Cipcic-Bragadin Mesic and Associates advised Nafta a.s. on the acquisition of 50% of investors' rights and sharing obligations under the 2016 Production Sharing Agreement entered into between Vermilion Zagreb Exploration and the Government of the Republic of Croatia. Marohnic Tomek & Gjoic, Zeljka Velic Dvorscak & Silvije Skerlev, and Nozdrovicky, Suvert & Co also advised Nafta on the deal, while Wolf Theiss advised Vermilion. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/croatia/12759-cipcic-bragadin-mesic-and-associates-advises-nafta-on-acquisition-of-vermilion-zagreb-exploration-s-rights-and-obligations-with-republic-of-croatia
21-Feb Estonia Cobalt Cobalt advised the Hansab Group on the sale of recycling technology provider Moya OU to Swedish recycling machinery producer RVM Systems AB. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/12762-cobalt-advises-hansab-group-on-sale-of-stake-in-moya
21-Feb Poland Gide Loyrette Nouel; Wardynski & Partners Gide advised B&B Hotels Polska on a cooperation agreement with Covivio and on the sale and leaseback of three hotels. Covivio was advised by Wardynski & Partners. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12760-gide-and-wardynski-partners-advise-on-b-b-hotels-covivio-agreement-in-poland
21-Feb Poland Linklaters Linklaters advised Panattoni Europe on negotiating the terms of a lease of nearly 6,500 square meters of space in the Panattoni Park Gorzow logistics park to Omnipack. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12757-linklaters-helps-panattoni-europe-negotiate-lease-agreement-for-omnipack
21-Feb Romania Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii assisted the AkzoNobel group on its inter-group merger of the company's Romanian subsidiary with the Fabryo Corporation. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/12756-pnsa-advises-on-akzonobel-romania-merger-with-fabryo-corporation
21-Feb Turkey Paksoy Paskoy advised Novartis on the sale of one of Sandoz Turkeys manufacturing facilities to Turkish pharmaceutical company Generica Ilac. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/12755-paksoy-advises-novartis-on-sale-of-sandoz-turkey-s-manufacturing-facility-to-generica
21-Feb Ukraine CMS CMS advised the TIS Group on English and Ukrainian law aspects of a joint venture involving DP World's entry into Ukraine. Marchenko Partners advised DP World on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/12761-cms-advises-tis-group-on-dp-world-s-entry-into-ukraine
24-Feb Austria Allen & Overy Allen & Overy advised Oesterreichische Kontrollbank on legal aspects of its public offering of USD 1.5 billion of 1.500% Guaranteed Global Notes due 2025. USD 1.5 billion ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12773-allen-overy-advises-oesterreichische-kontrollbank-on-usd-1-5-billion-bond-offering-24-02-2020
24-Feb Poland Dentons; Kwasnicki, Wrobel & Partners; Rymarz Zdort Rymarz Zdort advised a joint venture of a fund managed by the Real Estate Group of Ares Management Corporation and Griffin Real Estate on its acquisition of 98.04% of the shares in residential property developer Murapol. RKKW advised Murapol on the deal, and Dentons advised the Cavatina real estate company on the sale of its stake in Murapol. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12766-rymarz-zdort-and-rkkw-advise-on-murapol-takeover
24-Feb Poland Clifford Chance; Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised REINO RF CEE Real Estate, a Luxembourg-based fund created by REINO Capital and Australia's CorVal, on its preliminary agreement to acquire the entire BUMA Group real estate portfolio. Clifford Chance advised the BUMA group. PLN 1.3 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12768-greenberg-traurig-advises-reino-capital-and-rf-corval-on-acquisition-of-buma-group
24-Feb Ukraine Kinstellar Kinstellar advised Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH, a development finance institution and subsidiary of KfW Bankengruppe, on a USD 20 million credit facility for Nibulon, an agricultural commodities exporter and producer in Ukraine. Clifford Chance's Frankfurt office advised DEG on matters of English law. USD 20 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/12765-kinstellar-advises-deg-on-usd-20-million-credit-facility-for-nibulon
25-Feb Austria CMS; Herbst Kinsky CMS Austria advised Topinstallateur GmbH on the acquisiton of a majority stake in the company by Germany's Auctus investment fund. Auctus was advised by Herbst Kinsky. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12785-cms-and-herbst-kinsky-advise-on-auctus-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-topinstallateur
25-Feb Austria Cerha Hempel Cerha Hempel advised KTM AG on its establishment of a joint venture with Spanish engine manufacturer GasGas Motorcycles S.L. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12780-cerha-hempel-advises-ktm-ag-on-joint-venture-with-gasgas-motorcycles
25-Feb Lithuania Adon Legal Adon Legal helped Seili UAB set-up its operations as a consumer credit provider and mortgage credit provider. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12777-adon-legal-helps-seili-set-up-as-consumer-credit-provider-and-mortgage-credit-provider
25-Feb Poland Clifford Chance; White & Case White & Case advised the Polish Ministry of Finance on its issuance of EUR 1.5 billion five-year notes. Clifford Chance advised the consortium of banks that arranged the issuance, which included BNP Paribas, Commerzbank, ING, JP Morgan, PKO BP and Santander. EUR 1.5 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12776-white-case-and-clifford-chance-advise-on-polish-issuance-of-eur-1-5-billion-five-year-notes
25-Feb Poland Linklaters Linklaters advised Bain Capital Credit on a joint venture with real estate investment manager Corestate that resulted in Corestate's approximately EUR 73 million acquisition of the first Micro Living properties in Gdansk and Krakow for Bain Capital Credit. EUR 73 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12783-linklaters-advises-bain-capital-credit-on-joint-investment-with-corestate
25-Feb Russia Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner advised Enisey THC, a subsidiary of the Siberian Generating Company, on its RUB 10 billion acquisition of Krasnoyarsk GRES-2 from OGK-2. RUB 10 billion ceelegalmatters.com/russia/12782-bryan-cave-leighton-paisner-advises-enisey-thc-on-acquisition-of-krasnoyarsk-gres-2-from-ogk-2
25-Feb Ukraine DLA Piper DLA Piper advised food chain Billa on an eight-year lease extension with the Kyiv City Council for Billa's flagship store in Kyiv's Bessarabskyi Market. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/12778-dla-piper-advises-billa-on-lease-extension-for-store-in-bessarabskyi-market-in-kyiv
26-Feb Poland White & Case White & Case advised the European Investment Fund on a synthetic securitization project originated by Europejski Fundusz Leasingowy, a leasing company in the Credit Agricole Group. EUR 490 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12786-white-case-advises-european-investment-fund-on-europejski-fundusz-leasingowy-securitization-project
26-Feb Poland Mrowiec Fialek & Partners Mrowiec Fialek and Partners advised Wroclaw-based Work Service S.A. on an investment agreement with Gi International. PLN 210.2 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12553-mrowiec-fialek-and-partners-advises-work-service-on-investment-by-gi-international
26-Feb Ukraine Redcliffe Partners Redcliffe Partners advised the EBRD on a risk participation agreement with Piraeus Bank Ukraine with a total value of EUR 10 million. EUR 10 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/12789-redcliffe-partners-advises-ebrd-on-risk-sharing-arrangement-with-piraeus-bank-ukraine
26-Feb Ukraine Everlegal Everlegal successfully represented Turkish airline Onur Air in a claim to recover USD 43 million. USD 43 million ceelegalmatters.com/russia/12790-everlegal-successful-for-onur-air-in-dispute
27-Feb Austria; Czech Republic; Poland BonelliErede; Gianni Origoni Grippo Cappelli; Ludovici Piccone And Partners; Schoenherr Schoenherr, in cooperation with BonelliErede, advised Covivio on its EUR 573 million acquisition of eight luxury hotels in Europe from alternative investment firm Varde Partners. Varde was reportedly advised by Italian firms Gianni Origoni Grippo Cappelli and Partners and Ludovici Piccone and Partners. EUR 573 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/12722-schoenherr-advises-covivio-on-purchase-of-hotels-from-varde-partners
27-Feb Belarus Revera; SBH SBH advised Zubr Capital on the investment by its Zubr Capital Fund I in the Myfin Group, an IT platform for banking products. Revera advised Myfin Group on the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/belarus/12635-sbh-advises-zubr-capital-on-investment-in-myfin-group
27-Feb Russia Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev and Partners advised the Uralsoloto Group of Companies on its acquisition of securities of Petropavlovsk PLC. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/12799-epam-advises-uralsoloto-on-acquisition-of-petropavlovsk-securities
27-Feb Russia White & Case White & Case advised VTB Capital as auction organizer and financial advisor to UTLC on its RUB 60.3 billion auction of a controlling stake in Russian railway container operator TransContainer. USD 968 million ceelegalmatters.com/russia/12759-white-case-advises-vtb-capital-on-sale-of-transcontainer
27-Feb Ukraine Vasil Kisil & Partners Vasil Kisil and Partners successfully represented Rost Agro, a Ukrainian-based seed producer and exporter, in an administrative appeal procedure with the State Tax Service of Ukraine. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/12798-vasil-kisil-and-partners-successfull-for-rost-agro-in-tax-dispute
28-Feb Czech Republic; Slovakia Badokh; CMS; Schoenherr Schoenherr advised Kommunalkredit Austria AG on financing provided to Enery Development for its acquisition of six 21 MW solar power plants in the Czech Republic and two 4 MW solar power plants in the Slovak Republic from Czech fund Green Horizon Renewables. CMS advised Enery and Badokh advised Green Horizon Renewables. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/12803-schoenherr-advises-kommunalkredit-austria-on-financing-for-enery-development-solar-plant-acquisitions
28-Feb Lithuania Ellex (Valiunas) Ellex Valiunas helped Lords LB Baltic Fund IV negotiate a lease agreement for a building in Vilnius with Northern Lyceum. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12805-ellex-valiunas-advises-lords-lb-baltic-fund-iv-on-lease-of-vilnius-building
28-Feb Romania Kinstellar; RTPR Allen & Overy The Bucharest office of Kinstellar advised Highlander Partners on its acquisition of Sano Vita. RTPR Allen & Overy advised the sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/12806-kinstellar-and-rtpr-allen-overy-advise-on-highlander-partners-acquisition-of-sano-vita
28-Feb Russia Debevoise Debevoise & Plimpton advised Norilsk Nickel on the upsizing and extension of its December 2017 syndicated facility agreement. USD 1.65 billion ceelegalmatters.com/russia/12804-debevoise-advises-norilsk-nickel-on-amended-2017-syndicated-facility-agreement
28-Feb Turkey Baker Mckenzie (Esin Attorney Partnership); Gide Loyrette Nouel (Ozdirekcan Dundar Senocak) Gide Loyrette Nouel advised Groupama Holding Filiales et Participations on the sale and transfer of its 10% stake in Turkish insurance company Gunes Sigorta A.S. to TVF Finansal Yatirimlar Anonim Sirketi, a subsidiary of the Turkey Wealth Fund. Baker McKenzie advised TVF on the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/12818-gide-loyrette-nouel-and-baker-mckenzie-advise-on-groupama-s-sale-of-minority-stake-in-gunes-sigorta-stake-to-turkey-wealth-fund-subsidiary
2-Mar Latvia; Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen advised Credit Suisse on matters of Latvian and Lithuanian law related to its EUR 27 million loan to Amber Beverage Group, EUR 27 million
2-Mar Serbia Zivkovic Samardzic Zivkovic Samardzic advised Serbias national commercial broadcaster B92, a subsidiary of the Kopernikus Corporation, on its transformation from a joint-stock company into a limited liability company. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/12822-zivkovic-samardzic-advises-b92-on-transformation-from-jsc-into-llc
4-Mar Austria Brandl & Talos; Herbst Kinsky; Schoenherr Brandl & Talos advised Ready2order on its EUR 5 million investment round, which was led by Reimann Investors and Speedinvest, which were advised by Schoenherr and Herbst Kinsky. EUR 5 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12874-brandl-talos-advises-ready2order-on-eur-5-million-investment-round
4-Mar Czech Republic PwC Legal PwC Legal advised IBSA Group on the acquisition of its long-term distributor on the Czech market, IBI spol. s r.o. IBI was advised by Solo Practitioners Violeta Jirackova and Rostislav Zak. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/12853-pwc-legal-advises-switzerland-s-ibsa-on-acquisition-of-czech-distributor
4-Mar Latvia Ellex (Valiunas); Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen; Penkov Markov & Partners; Uria Menendez; Wardynski & Partners Ellex Valiunas advised Edenred SA on its acquisition of a 60% stake in Lithuania's EBV Finance. The acquisition also included EBV Finance subsidiaries in Bulgaria, Poland, Romania, Spain, and Estonia. Penkov Markov & Partners advised Edenred in Bulgaria, as did Wardynski & Partners in Poland, Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen in Romania, and Uria Menendez in Spain. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/12850-ellex-valiunas-wardynski-partners-and-nndkp-advise-edenred-on-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-ebv-finance
4-Mar Lithuania Walless Walless advised Tadas Bulotas on the sale of Lithuania's BBaltics sports agency to the Wasserman sports agency. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/12855-walless-advises-on-sale-of-bbaltics-to-wasserman1
4-Mar Lithuania Cobalt; Ellex (Valiunas) Ellex Valiunas advised Fan19 on its acquisition of Engagecraft. Cobalt advised the unidentified seller on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12885-ellex-and-cobalt-advise-on-fan19-s-acquisition-of-engagecraft
4-Mar Poland Clifford Chance; Gessel; Noerr Noerr advised HKM Beteiligungs GmbH on the sale of Gratka sp. z o.o.to Ringier Axel Springer Media AG, which was advised by Clifford Chance. The deal also included a related transaction in which Ringier Axel Springer Media acquired MZN Property SA via tender offer. Gessel advised MZN minority shareholder Alterium Holding Sp. z o. o., on that deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12863-noerr-and-clifford-chance-advise-on-hkm-beteilingungs-sale-of-gratka-to-ringier-axel-springer1
4-Mar Poland Andersen Global Andersen Tax & Legal helped the FCA Group alter the Polish structure of the banking arm of the FCA Bank, a joint venture of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Credit Agricole Consumer Finance. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12873-andersen-tax-legal-helps-fca-bank-transform-fca-group-bank-polska-into-polish-branch-of-fca-bank-of-turin3
4-Mar Serbia Zivkovic Samardzic Zivkovic Samardzic advised Israeli company Sizmek Technologies Ltd. on Serbian aspects of Amazon's acquisition of Sizmeks ad serving and dynamic content optimization businesses. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/12886-zivkovic-samardzic-advises-on-amazon-s-acquisition-of-sizmek
4-Mar Ukraine Eterna Law Eterna Law advised the MET Group on its agreement to assist Ukrenergo on the latter's plan to reconstruct its infrastructure in Ukraine. N/A
4-Mar Ukraine Kinstellar Kinstellar helped Qatar-based QTerminals obtain merger control approval from the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine for the appropriation of assets belonging to the State Enterprises Stevedoring Company Olvia and the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority, both in Mykolaiv, which enable stevedoring activities in the Specialized Sea Port Olvia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/12858-kinstellar-helps-qterminals-obtain-merger-control-approval-for-concession-of-olvia-sea-port
4-Mar Ukraine Ilyashev & Partners Ilyashev & Partners successfully protected the interests of Ukrainian manufacturers and members of the Ukrainian Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Producers Association in an anti-dumping investigation related to imports of gas-concrete blocks originating in the Republic of Belarus. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/12854-ilyashev-partners-succesful-for-ukrainian-gas-concrete-block-manufacturers-in-anti-dumping-investigation
5-Mar Bosnia and Herzegovina; Kosovo; Montenegro; North Macedonia; Serbia; Slovenia Kinstellar Kinstellar advised Nova Ljubljanska Banka d.d. on the conclusion of a share purchase agreement with the Republic of Serbia for the acquisition of an 83.23% ordinary shareholding in Komercijalna Banka a.d. Beograd. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/12894-kinstellar-advises-nova-ljubljanska-banka-on-acquisition-of-serbia-s-komercijalna-banka
5-Mar Estonia Cobalt Cobalt advised Laurus S.a.r.l. on the sale of the Valge Maja office building in Tallinn to LHV pension funds. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/12901-cobalt-advises-laurus-on-sale-of-valge-maja-office-building-in-tallinn
5-Mar Estonia Cobalt Cobalt successfully helped Nuctech Warsaw Company Limited Sp. z o.o. win a public procurement procedure to sell the Tallinn Airport two baggage-scanning devices. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/12903-cobalt-helps-nuctech-warsaw-win-public-procurement-procedure-for-tallinn-airport-deal
5-Mar Hungary Noerr; P+P Pollath & Partners The Budapest office of Noerr joined the firm's multi-jurisdictional team advising Saxonia Systems Holding GmbH on its sale of Saxonia Systems AG to Carl Zeiss AG. P+P Pollath & Partners advised the buyers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/12889-noerr-budapest-helps-advise-on-sale-of-saxonia-systems-to-carl-zeiss-ag
5-Mar Latvia Cobalt Cobalt successfully represented AS PNB Banka before Latvias Constitutional Court in a case involving the fee calculation for credit institutions for financing the Financial and Capital Market Commissions operations. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/12890-cobalt-successful-for-pnb-banka-before-latvia-s-constitutional-court
5-Mar Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen advised Autoukis NT on the sale of a complex of buildings in Vilnius to a company controlled by the Hanner Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12900-sorainen-advises-autoukis-on-sale-of-vilnius-buildings-to-hanner-group
5-Mar Lithuania Pohla & Hallmagi Pohla & Hallmagi advised Norway's Selvaag Eastern European Development Fund OU on the sale of its LIthuanian subsidiary, UAB Parkavimo Paslaugos, to UAB Baltexpro. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12897-pohla-hallmagi-advises-seed-on-sale-of-lithuanian-subsidiary
5-Mar Moldova Gladei & Partners; Schoenherr Schoenherr advised Fintur Holdings B.V. on its sale o Moldcell S.A., to CG Cell Technologies DAC. Gladei & Partners advised CG Technologies. USD 31.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/moldova/12891-schoenherr-advises-fintur-on-sale-of-moldcell-to-cg-cell-technologies
5-Mar Poland DLA Piper; Olesinski & Wspolnicy DLA Piper advised Allegro on its acquisition of FinAi from its founders and from the Fidiasz FIZ investment fund. Olesinski & Wspolnicy advised Fidiasz on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12902-dla-piper-advises-allegro-on-acquisition-of-finai
5-Mar Poland Benvalor; Jacek Kosinski Adwokaci I Radcowie Prawni; LXA Jacek Kosinski Adwokaci i Radcowie Prawni, working with the Netherlands' Benvalor law firm, advised Shibumi, a Dubai-based venture capital company, on an unspecified investment in Sustonable, a sustainable building materials company which produces composite stone surfaces. Sustonable was advised by LXA. N/A
5-Mar Poland Dentons; DLA Piper DLA Piper advised Santander Bank Polska, BNP Paribas Bank Polska, PKO Bank Polski, and Bank Pekao on a loan to HB Reavis for the development of the Forest office campus in Warsaw. Dentons advised HB Reavis on the deal. EUR 162 million
5-Mar Romania BPV Grigorescu Stefanica BPV Grigorescu Stefanica successfully represented the Municipality of Bucharest in a dispute with two private companies involving the failure by its General Council to approve a Zonal Urban Plan. EUR 5 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/12904-bpv-grigorescu-stefanica-successful-for-municipality-of-bucharest-in-zoning-dispute
5-Mar Romania White & Case White & Case persuaded UK's Supreme Court to accept the petition of Romanian entrepreneur Ioan Micula and the companies in which he invested, enabling an action to enforce a 2013 ICSID arbitral award of approximately EUR 300 million, plus interest. EUR 300 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/12898-white-case-wins-uk-supreme-court-judgment-lifting-stay-of-enforcement-of-icsid-award-for-ioan-micula
5-Mar Slovakia Kinstellar Kinstellar advised Hungary-based financial group OTP Bank on the sale of its 99.44% stake in its Slovak operations to Belgium's KBC Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/slovakia/12899-kinstellar-advises-otp-bank-on-sale-of-slovak-operations-to-kbc-group
5-Mar Ukraine Avellum; DLA Piper Avellum advised arrangers J.P. Morgan Securities Plc and Raiffeisen Bank International AG on a USD 464 million bridge loan financing for Bakcells acquisition of PSJC Vodafone Ukraine. DLA Piper advised Bakcell on the deal. USD 464 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/12905-avellum-and-dla-piper-advise-on-vodafone-acquisition-and-financing
5-Mar Ukraine Eterna Law Eterna Law advised the Ukrainian subsidiary of AIG on its restructuring. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/12895-eterna-law-advises-on-restructuring-of-ukrainian-subsidiary-of-aig05-03-2020
6-Mar Latvia Deloitte Legal; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic and Deloitte Legal advised CVI Dom Maklerski on financing provided to SIA Riga Retail Park for the purposes of co-financing its acquisition of real property as well as the construction and development of the Saga Lifestyle and Shopping Centre in Stopini, a suburb of Riga, by Baltic real estate developer VPH UAB. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/12912-tgs-baltic-and-deloitte-advise-cvi-on-secured-mezzanine-bonds-transaction-for-sia-riga-retail-park
6-Mar Poland Hogan Lovells Hogan Lovells advised German real estate investment funds management company Patrizia Frankfurt on tax aspects of its sale of an office building in Warsaw. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12914-hogan-lovells-advises-patrizia-frankfurt-on-sale-of-office-building-in-warsaw
6-Mar Poland CMS CMS advised MZN Property S.A. and some of its shareholders on the acquisition of an unnamed strategic investor. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12913-cms-advises-mzn-property-on-tech-sector-investments
6-Mar Ukraine Cai & Lenard Cai & Lenard is advising Ukrainian teenage dance troupe Light Balance Kids on the next phase of what the firm calls its creative development." N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/12911-cai-lenard-advises-ukrainian-teenage-dance-group
9-Mar Poland Allen & Overy; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised Marvipol Development and PG Dutch Holding I on the sale by their joint venture special purpose vehicles of development plots in Warsaw and Michalowice to LaSalle Investment Management KVG. Allen & Overy advised the buyer on the deal. EUR 29.6 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12923-wolf-theiss-and-allen-overy-advised-on-lasalle-investment-management-acquisition-of-polish-properties
9-Mar Serbia NKO Partners NKO Partners advised Mercata, a Serbian distributor of fast-moving consumer goods, on its merger with Veletabak, a Serbian tobacco and consumer goods distributor. Veletabak was advised by solo practitioner Zeljko Marovic. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/12924-nko-partners-advises-mercata-on-merger-with-veletabak
9-Mar Ukraine Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko advised Promprylad.Renovation, a project within the premises of a revitalized Soviet-era plant in Ivano-Frankivsk, on its buying-out of plant facilities. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/12917-sayenko-kharenko-advises-promprylad-renovation-on-purchase-of-facilities
10-Mar Poland Eversheds Sutherland Eversheds Sutherland advised EEC Magenta on its investment of PLN 10 million in Sinterit Sp. z o.o. PLN 10 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12928-eversheds-sutherland-advises-eec-magenta-on-investment-in-sinterit
11-Mar Austria Dorda Dorda advised China's Weichai Group on its acquisition of 51% of the VDS Group, an Upper-Austrian transmissions specialist. SCWP Schindhelm advised the sunidentified sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12940-dorda-advises-weichai-group-on-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-vds-group
11-Mar Austria Dorda Dorda advised GalCap on the acquisition of a mixed-use building at Pohlgasee 26 in Vienna-Meidling from UBM and Invester. UBM was advised by solo practitioner Jakob Molzbichler. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12934-dorda-advises-galcap-on-acquisition-of-building-in-vienna-meidling
11-Mar Austria Cerha Hempel Cerha Hempel advised the EBRD on the conversion of its indirect participation in listed Addiko Bank AG into a direct participation. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12943-cerha-hempel-advises-ebrd-on-direct-participation-in-addiko-bank
11-Mar Austria Schoenherr Schoenherr advised Austria's HS Timber Group and Blue Minds IF on their February 28, 2020 acquisition of Interfloat Corporation and GMB Glasmanufaktur Brandenburg GmbH. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12951-schoenherr-advises-hs-timber-group-and-blue-minds-if-on-acquisition-of-interfloat
11-Mar Austria; Hungary Eisenberger & Herzog; Noerr Noerr and Eisenberger & Herzog advised Austrian packaging company Coveris on its acquisition of Plasztik-Tranzit Kft, a producer of flexible packaging solutions for the food industry. The unidentified sellers were advised by solo practitioner Tamas Reisz. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/12947-noerr-and-eisenberger-herzog-advise-coveris-on-acquisition-of-plasztik-tranzit
11-Mar Bulgaria Kinstellar Kinstellar advised the EBRD on its first loan under the EUR 200 million Bulgarian Water Sector Financing Framework to Ruse Water Supply and Sanitation Company. EUR 200 million ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/12950-kinstellar-advises-ebrd-on-first-financing-in-bulgaria-under-esif-ebrd-water-sector-financing-framework
11-Mar Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen successfully defended HR solutions provider Amston before Lithuania's Equal Opportunities Ombudsperson. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12945-sorainen-successful-for-amston-before-lithuanian-equal-opportunities-ombudsperson
11-Mar Lithuania Spc Legal SPC Legal successfully represented the non-profit Baltic Environmental Forum in Vilnius' Administrative Court in its claim that the State Service for Protected Areas unlawfully suspended the expansion of Lithuania's Punia pinewood reserve. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12948-spc-legal-successful-for-baltic-environmental-forum-in-vilnius-administrative-court
11-Mar Poland Gessel Gessel successfully represented Polish citizen Wladyslaw Frasyniuk against charges he violated the physical integrity of police officers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12941-gessel-s-successful-in-defense-of-polish-individual-facing-charges-of-attacking-police
11-Mar Poland SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions helped Games Operators obtain the approval of the Polish Financial Supervision Authority for its prospectus. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12936-ssw-pragmatic-solutions-helps-games-operators-acquire-polish-approval-for-prospectus
11-Mar Romania Leaua Damcali Deaconu Paunescu Leaua Damcali Deaconu Paunescu and LALIVE successfully represented the interests of Romania before ICSID, which on March 5 rejected claims against Romania amounting to over RON 9 billion brought by Ioan and Viorel Micula. RON 9 billion ceelegalmatters.com/romania/12935-lldp-and-lalive-successful-for-romania-before-icsid
11-Mar Romania Kinstellar Kinstellar advised First Farms on the acquisition of agricultural land from NCH Capital in Romania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/12944-kinstellar-advises-first-farms-on-acquisition-of-agricultural-land-in-romania-from-nch-capital
11-Mar Slovakia Kinstellar; Skubla & Partneri Kinstellar advised Austrian company European City Estates on its acquisition of the Rosum office complex in Bratislava from Penta Real Estate, which was advised by Skubla & Partneri. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/slovakia/12937-kinstellar-and-skubla-partneri-advise-on-ece-s-acquisition-of-bratislava-office-complex-from-penta-real-estate
12-Mar Austria Brandl & Talos; Gross Hofer; Schnittker Moellmann Partners; Wilkie Farr & Gallagher Brandl & Talos, Willkie Farr & Gallagher, and Germany's Schnittker Moellmann Partners advised Insight Partners and e.ventures on the EUR 30 million series A investment in Viennese start-up PlanRadar. Grohs Hofer advised PlanRadar. EUR 30 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12959-brandl-talos-advises-insight-partners-and-e-ventures-on-series-a-investment-in-planradar
12-Mar Latvia Ellex (Klavins); TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Cooperatieve Rabobank U.A. on its refinancing of Latvian fishing company SIA Batterfisa's existing liabilities and working capital needs. Batterfisa was advised by Ellex Klavins. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/12957-tgs-baltic-and-ellex-klavins-advise-on-rabobank-s-participation-in-batterfisa-s-debt-refinancing
12-Mar Poland SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised V&P sp. z o.o. on the companys investment policy and investment strategy and represented V&P in proceedings before the Polish Financial Supervisory Authority, resulting in the company's successful registration as an Alternative Investment Funds Manager. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12958-ssw-helps-v-p-register-as-alternative-investment-funds-manager
12-Mar Russia Macfarlanes; Rybalkin, Gortsunyan & Partners Rybalkin, Gortsunyan & Partners and Macfarlanes advised AEON Corporation on its sale of a 28.34% stake in Petropavlovsk Plc to the Yuzhuralzoloto Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/12962-rybalkin-gortsunyan-partners-advises-aeon-on-sale-of-stake-in-petropavlovsk-plc
13-Mar Austria Hochedlinger Luschin Marenzi Kapsch; Schoenherr Schoenherr advised Neuraxpharm, a portfolio company of Apax Partners, on the acquisition of Austrian consumer healthcare company Easypharm OTC GmbH. Hochedlinger Luschin Marenzi Kapsch advised the unidentified sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12966-schoenherr-and-hochedlinger-luschin-marenzi-kapsch-advise-on-neuraxpharm-s-acquisition-of-easypharm
13-Mar Poland DLA Piper DLA Piper advised Polnord, a residential development company in Poland, on its EUR 31.7 million public offering. EUR 31.7 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12965-dla-piper-advises-polnord-on-eur-31-7-million-public-offering
16-Mar Austria DLA Piper DLA Piper advised PORR AG on the issuance of EUR 150 million hybrid bond. EUR 150 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12976-dla-piper-advises-porr-ag-on-eur-125-million-hybrid-bond-issuance
16-Mar Austria Cerha Hempel; Linklaters Cerha Hempel advised CA Immobilien Anlagen AG on its EUR 500 million benchmark bond issuance. Linklaters advised sole global coordinator J.P. Morgan and joint book-runners Erste Group, J.P. Morgan, and Morgan Stanley. EUR 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12973-cerha-hempel-and-linklaters-advise-on-ca-immobilien-anlagen-ag-s-eur-500-million-bond-issuance
16-Mar Czech Republic Kocian Solc Balastik Kocian Solc Balastik advised Czech hosting company IGNUM on its acquisition of web hosting and server services provider Stable.cz. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/12972-ksb-advises-ignum-on-acquisition-of-stable-cz
16-Mar Czech Republic Kocian Solc Balastik Kocian Solc Balastik advised Solitea on the acquisition of Axiom Provis Int. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/12977-ksb-advises-solitea-on-acquisition-of-axiom-provis-int
16-Mar Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic successfully represented Orlen Lietuva before the Court of Appeal of Lithuania in a dispute regarding Polocktransneft Druzhba's claim for damages of over USD 70 million. USD 70 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/12974-tgs-baltic-successful-for-orlen-lietuva-in-dispute-over-ownership-of-leftover-oil-in-pipeline
17-Mar Austria Act Legal (WMWP); Herbst Kinsky Herbst Kinsky advised Earlybird Venture Capital on its investment into Mostly AI Solutions MP GmbH. Act Legal advised Mostly AI. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/12979-herbst-kinsky-and-act-legal-advise-on-vc-earlybird-s-entry-into-mostly-ai
17-Mar Bulgaria Kambourov & Partners; Wolf Theiss Kambourov & Partners advised DS Smith on Bulgarian aspects of the sale of it plastic packaging business to Liquibox. Wolf Theiss advised Liquidbox on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/12981-kambourov-partners-and-wolf-theiss-advise-on-ds-smith-s-sale-of-packaging-business-to-liquibox
17-Mar Bulgaria D'Ornano Partners; Schoenherr DOrnano Partners advised the Groupama Group on its acquisition of Express Life Bulgaria IJSC, a member of the OTP Group. Schoenherr advised the OTP Group on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/12985-d-ornano-partners-advises-groupama-group-on-acquisition-of-express-life-bulgaria
17-Mar Croatia Cipcic _ Bragadin Mesic & Associates Cipcic-Bragadin Mesic & Associates executed a public procurement advisory agreement with the Croatian Ministry of Public Administration in relation to the implementation of an e-Business project. HRK 50 million ceelegalmatters.com/croatia/12986-cipcic-bragadin-mesic-associates-to-advise-croatian-ministry-of-public-administration-on-e-business-project-implementation
17-Mar Czech Republic Clifford Chance; Dentons Clifford Chance advised Heimstaden Bostad AB on its EUR 1.3 billion acquisition of Residomo's residential portfolio, which consists of move 42,000 residential units primarily in the Moravia-Silesia region of the Czech Republic. Dentons advised Residomo on the deal. EUR 1.3 billion ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/12987-clifford-chance-advises-heimstaden-bostad-on-acquisition-of-czech-residential-portfolio
17-Mar Czech Republic Weinhold Legal Weinhold Legal advised Skolnik Holding s.r.o. on the acquisition of a majority stake in Hobra-Skolnik from Switzerland's Filtrox. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/12984-weinhold-legal-advises-skolnik-holding-on-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-hobra-skolnik
17-Mar Estonia Cobalt Cobalt advised Luminor Bank on its inaugural issue of covered bonds, with an aggregate nominal value of EUR 500 million. EUR 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/12980-cobalt-advises-luminor-bank-on-first-ever-covered-bonds-issuance-in-baltics
17-Mar Ukraine Clifford Chance; Redcliffe Partners Redcliffe Partners and Clifford Chance participated in a global mapping survey for the United Nations Special Rapporteur for Human Rights and the Environment related to the existence (or non-existence) of a fundamental human right to a healthy environment. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/12982-redcliffe-partners-and-clifford-chance-contribute-to-global-pro-bono-project-on-human-right-to-healthy-environment
18-Mar Czech Republic Kinstellar Kinstellar helped Portiva acquire Astrid Offices, an administrative center under development in Pragues Holesovice district. EUR 19.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/12999-kinstellar-advises-portiva-on-acquisition-of-astrid-offices-in-prague
18-Mar Poland Dentons; Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised Heitman on the sale of the Marynarska Business Park A-class office building complex in Warsaw to Benson Elliot. Dentons advised the buyers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12992-greenberg-traurig-and-dentons-advise-on-heitman-s-sale-of-marynarska-business-park-in-warsaw
18-Mar Poland Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak Soltysinski Kawecki & Slezak successfully represented the interests of Polimex-Mostostal before the Court of Appeal in Katowice, Poland, in a dispute against the City of Katowice. PLN 40.4 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/12996-sk-s-successful-for-polimex-mostostal-in-polish-court-of-appeal
18-Mar Russia Alrud; Integrites; Norton Rose Fulbright Integrites and Switzerland's HFW law firm advised MUFG Bank and a syndicate of lending banks including Citi, Credit Agricole, and Societe Generale on a limited recourse term loan to finance Trafiguras acquisition of copper cathodes from the Swiss trading arm of the Russian mining group Norilsk Nickel. Trafigura was advised by Norton Rose Fulbright and Alrud. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/12994-integrites-advises-mufg-citi-credit-agricole-and-societe-generale-on-financing-for-trafigura-acquisition
19-Mar Czech Republic; Hungary; Poland; Slovakia Allen & Overy; Greenberg Traurig; Kinstellar; Kirkland & Ellis Greenberg Traurig provided Polish advice to GLP on its acquisition of Goodman Groups Central and Eastern Europe logistics portfolio. Kirkland & Ellis served as global legal counsel to GLP, while Kinstellar provided local legal advice with respect to Czech, Slovak, and Hungarian aspects of the transaction. Allen & Overy advised the Goodman Group on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/13024-greenberg-traurig-kinstellar-and-allen-overy-advise-on-glp-s-acquisition-of-goodman-group-s-cee-logistics-portfolio
19-Mar Poland Act Legal (BSWW); Clifford Chance; Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka; Oles & Rodzynkiewicz Act BSWW advised the Management Boards of the Buma Group companies on the sale of its real estate assets to Reino RF CEE Real Estate, a joint venture established by Reino Capital and RF CorVal International Holdings Limited. Clifford Chance, Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka, and Oles & Rodzeynkiewicz advised the sellers on the deal, while Greenberg Traurig advised the buyers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13023-act-bsww-and-clifford-chance-advise-on-buma-group-sale-of-real-estate-assets-to-reino-rf-cee-real-estate
19-Mar Poland Rymarz Zdort; White & Case Rymarz Zdort advised Innova Capital and OPTeam on the sale of Centrum Rozliczen Elektronicznych Polskie ePlatnosci to Rementi Investments. White & Case advised Rementi Investments on the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13026-rymarz-zdort-and-white-case-advise-on-sale-of-polskie-eplatnosci-to-rementi-investments
19-Mar Poland Moore Blatch; Zieba & Partners Zieba & Partners advised Gamma Communications on Polish Law aspects of its acquisition of Exactive Holdings Limited. England's Moore Blatch advised Exactive. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13025-zieba-partners-advises-gamma-communications-on-acquisition-of-exactive-holdings-limited
19-Mar Poland Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka advised TECS Telecommunication & e-Commerce Solutions GmbH on a tender for the implementation of a project for handling cashless payments and settling transactions in the Electronic Toll Collection System that was conducted by Poland's General Inspectorate of Road Transport. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13018-domanski-zakrzewski-palinka-advises-tecs-on-e-toll-tender
19-Mar Poland Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, Gorski SPCG persuaded the District Court in Gdansk to rule in favor of its client, Talia Sp. z o.o., in a claim against Polska Energia - First Kompania Handlowa sp. z o. o. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13016-spcg-successful-for-talia-in-gdansk-district-court
19-Mar Romania Musat & Asociatii Musat & Asociatii advised the EBRD on a EUR 16 million facility granted to the TeraPlast Group. EUR 16 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/13017-musat-asociatii-advises-ebrd-on-eur-16-million-facility-to-teraplast-group
19-Mar Russia Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner; Linklaters Linklaters advised Sovcombank as arranger on the RUB 5.7 billion domestic green project bonds issued by an orphan special purpose vehicle, SFO RuSol 1 LLC, for the purpose of financing two of Solar Systems LLC's solar stations in the Astrakhan region of Russia. Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner advised the issuer. RUB 5.7 billion ceelegalmatters.com/russia/13022-linklaters-and-bryan-cave-leighton-paisner-advise-on-sovcombank-s-pilot-domestic-green-project-bonds-issuance
19-Mar Ukraine Eterna Law Eterna Law successfully helped PZU Zycie complete an insurance case investigation. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13021-eterna-law-successful-for-pzu-zycie-in-insurance-investigation-project
23-Mar Austria Binder Groesswang; Schoenherr Binder Groesswang advised Austrian risk and insurance manager GrECo and its majority owners, the Neubrand family, on the buy-back of GrECo shares from former partner JLT. Schoenherr advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13040-binder-groesswang-and-schoenherr-advise-on-greco-buy-back-of-shares-from-jlt
23-Mar Poland Dentons; Penteris Penteris advised Immofinanz on its sale of the Equator I office building in Warsaw to CPI Property Group. Dentons advised the buyers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13035-penteris-and-dentons-advise-on-sale-of-equator-i-office-building-in-warsaw
23-Mar Poland Dentons Dentons helped Pro Patria Electronics win a public contract bid to deliver 104 battlefield reconnaissance radar sets in Poland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13037-dentons-helps-pro-patria-electronics-win-bid-for-battlefield-reconnaissance-radars-contract-in-poland
23-Mar Poland Thommessen Law Firm; Zieba & Partners Zieba & Partners advised EG A/S on its acquisition of Holte AS. Norway's Thommessen Law advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13039-zieba-partners-and-thommessen-law-advise-on-eg-a-s-acquisition-of-holte
23-Mar Romania Arcliffe Arcliffe advised Italian energy company Alerion on the acquisition of a 100 MW wind energy project in Romania from unnamed Romanian sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/13038-arcliffe-advises-alerion-on-acquisition-of-100-mw-wind-energy-project-in-romania
23-Mar Serbia Samardzic, Oreski & Grbovic SOG advised Tesla on the launch of its first fast-charging station in Serbia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/13041-sog-advises-tesla-on-fast-charging-station-launch-in-serbia
23-Mar Slovenia ODI Law ODI Law advised Agromarkets local Slovenian entity on its acquisition of Semenarna Ljubljana from Dezelna Banka Slovenije. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/slovenia/13036-odi-advises-agromarket-on-acquisition-of-semenarna-ljubljana
24-Mar Austria BPV Huegel; Dechert; Dorda Dechert and BPV Huegel advised Valneva Austria GmbH on debt financing it received from the US-based Deerfield and OrbiMed healthcare funds. Dorda advised the lenders. USD 85 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13057-bpv-huegel-dorda-and-dechert-advise-on-valneva-financing-from-us-healthcare-funds
24-Mar Greece Karatzas & Partners; White & Case; Zepos & Yannopoulos White & Case and Zepos & Yannopoulos advised Centerbridge Partners and Elliott Advisors UK Limited on the acquisition of a EUR 900 million portfolio of secured non-performing small business lending and SME loans from the National Bank of Greece. Karatzas & Partners advised the NBG on the deal. EUR 900 million ceelegalmatters.com/greece/13049-white-case-and-zeya-advise-on-acquisition-of-eur-900-million-npl-portfolio-from-national-bank-of-greece
24-Mar Lithuania Motieka & Audzevicius Motieka & Audzevicius helped Nandi Finance obtain an electronic money institution license from the Bank of Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13048-motieka-audzevicius-helps-nandi-finance-obtain-electronic-money-institution-licence
24-Mar Poland SMM Legal SMM helped Energa-Obrot S.A. settle its seventh and final dispute in a series of conflicts involving green certificates for wind farms with unnamed business partners. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13050-smm-legal-helps-energa-obrot-s-a-sign-settle-wind-farm-disputes
25-Mar Ukraine Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko advised OH Holding Limited on the sale of a 51% stake in the Luxoptica Group and the creation of a joint venture with Essilor Nederland Holding B.V. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13058-sayenko-kharenko-advises-oh-holding-on-disposal-of-majority-stake-in-luxoptica-group-and-creation-of-joint-venture-with-essilorluxottica
26-Mar Bulgaria Tsvetkova Bebov Komarevski Tsvetkova Bebov Komarevski advised Eleven Capital on its IPO. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/13070-tbk-advises-eleven-capital-on-bulgaria-s-first-ipo-since-2018
26-Mar Czech Republic Allen & Overy; Clifford Chance; Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & Mccloy Allen & Overy advised J.P. Morgan, HSBC, Societe Generale, UniCredit, Erste Group, and J&T BANKA as initial purchasers of the EUR 300 million 3.875% Senior Notes due 2027 issued by the Sazka Group and guaranteed on a senior basis by subsidiary Sazka Czech. MIlbank acted as international and New York law counsel for Sazka, while Clifford Chance advised it on Czech law aspects. EUR 300 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/13073-allen-overy-advises-banks-on-eur-300-million-high-yield-bond-offering-of-sazka-group
26-Mar Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen helped E4F Money obtain an electronic money institution license in Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13074-sorainen-helps-e4f-money-obtain-electronic-money-institution-license-in-lithuania
26-Mar Poland; Turkey Baker Mckenzie (Esin Attorney Partnership); Caliskan Okkan Toker; Gessel Gessel and Caliskan Okkan Tokker advised Polski Bank Komorek Macierzystych on its acquisition of 70% shares in the newly-created Famicord-Acibadem company. The Esin Attorney Partnership advised Acibadem on the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13066-gessel-and-esin-attorney-partnership-advise-on-polish-stem-cell-bank-s-investment-in-famicord-acibadem
26-Mar Russia Stetom Stetom advised Skoda Transportation on its entrance into a joint venture with Sinara-Transport Machines. The joint venture company, Sinara-Skoda, will be based in St. Petersburg, and will produce trams, trolleybuses and subway kits for the Russian market. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/13072-stetom-advises-skoda-transportation-on-joint-venture-with-sinara-group-in-russia
26-Mar Ukraine Avellum Avellum advised the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank on a long-term secured loan of up to USD 10 million to Butsefal LLC and Prometey Swiss SA. USD 10 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13075-avellum-advises-bstdb-on-secured-loan-to-prometey-group-and-butsefal
27-Mar Austria Dorda; Reidlinger Schatzmann Dorda advised Warburg-HIHInvest Real Estate on the sale of a multi-story office building in the Summering part of Vienna to a real estate fund managed by Luxembourg-based Blue Colibri Capital. Reidlinger Schatzmann advised the buyers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13090-dorda-advises-warburg-hih-invest-on-sale-of-office-building-in-vienna
27-Mar Bulgaria Kambourov & Partners Kambourov & Partners advised DEV.bg, a Bulgarian IT community developer, on the EUR 200,000 acquisition by hosting and software development company SiteGround of newly issued shares representing a 10% stake in the company. EUR 200,000 ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/13086-kambourov-partners-advises-dev-bg-on-investment-from-siteground
27-Mar Bulgaria; Turkey Kinstellar Kinstellar advised Earlybird Venture Capital on its EUR 3 million seed funding of fintech startup Payhawk, a paperless corporate card used for simplifying expenses for businesses. EUR 3 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/13088-kinstellar-advises-earlybird-venture-capital-on-eur-3-million-funding-to-payhawk
27-Mar Estonia Pohla & Hallmagi Pohla & Hallmagi advised the Hobby Hall Group, operating under the Hansapost brand, on an agreement to manufacture and provide personal protective equipment to the seven clinics of the North Estonia Medical Center. N/A
27-Mar Poland Dentons; DLA Piper DLA Piper advised Elite Partners Capital on the purchase of a five-warehouse logistics park covering more than 200,000 square meters in the south-west of Warsaw, from P3 Mszczonow. Dentons advised the sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13089-dla-piper-and-dentons-advise-on-elite-partners-capital-s-acquisition-of-logistics-park-in-warsaw
27-Mar Ukraine Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko advised the EBRD on its provision of a four-year loan of up to EUR 15 million to OTP Leasing. The loan will be available for disbursement as Ukrainian hrivnya synthetic and/or euro denominated facilities. EUR 15 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13085-sayenko-kharenko-advises-ebrd-on-eur-15-million-loan-to-otp-leasing
30-Mar Estonia Cobalt Cobalt successfully represented Estonia's largest waste handler Ragn-Sells AS in a dispute regarding the public procurement of a waste removal concession organized by the Vinni municipality in northern Estonia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/13095-cobalt-represents-ragn-sells-in-estonian-public-procurement-dispute
30-Mar Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen advised the Ignitis Group on the receipt of a loan by Pomerania Wind Farm, a Polish company belonging to the group, of a loan from EIB. PLN 258 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13099-sorainen-advises-ignitis-group-on-loan-from-eib-for-polish-wind-farm
30-Mar Poland Dentons; Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised Deka Immobilien on the acquisition of the Generation Park Z office building from Skanska. Dentons advised Skanska. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13096-greenberg-traurig-and-dentons-advise-on-deka-immobilien-s-acquisition-of-generation-park-z
30-Mar Ukraine Asters Asters advised British oil and gas company Regal Petroleum on its acquisition of Arkona Gas-Energy, a Ukrainian company holding the license to explore, develop, and produce hydrocarbons in the Svystunkivsko-Chervonolutske field, in the Poltava region of Ukraine. USD 8.63 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13100-asters-advises-regal-petroleum-on-acquisition-of-arkona-gas-energy
31-Mar Croatia Cipcic _ Bragadin Mesic & Associates Cipcic-Bragadin Mesic & Associates announced the launch of a "Covid-19 + Zagreb Earthquake" pro bono project to help those affected by Covid-19 and/or the earthquake that rocked the Croatian capital on March 22, 2020. HRK 1 million ceelegalmatters.com/croatia/13115-cipcic-bragadin-mesic-associates-announces-launch-of-pro-bono-covid-19-zagreb-earthquake-offering
31-Mar Czech Republic; Slovakia White & Case White & Case advised TPG Capital on a development loan for unidentified industrial premises to "serve as multi-purpose facilities for warehousing, administration, and trade and science and technology. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/13108-white-case-advises-tpg-capital-on-development-financing
31-Mar Turkey Guden Law Firm The Guden Law Firm advised Turkish petroleum exporter BDY Group Yatirim A.S. on questions related to the impact of the growing COVID-19 crisis on their company's master sale and purchase agreements. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/13109-guden-law-firm-advises-bdy-as-to-whether-covid-19-crisis-qualifies-as-force-majeure
31-Mar Ukraine Avellum; Watson Farley & Williams Avellum and Watson Farley & Williams advised the EBRD on a long-term secured loan of up to EUR 52.5 million to Novi Biznes Poglyady. EUR 52.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13110-avellum-and-watson-farley-williams-advise-ebrd-on-loan-to-novi-biznes-poglyady
1-Apr Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic successfully defended Klaipedos Naft before the Court of Appeal of Lithuania in a case involving EUR 6 million in damages. EUR 6 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13118-tgs-baltic-successfully-represents-klaipedos-nafta-before-lithuanian-court-of-appeal
1-Apr Ukraine Esquires Attorneys At Law Ukraine's Esquires Attorneys at Law successfully represented Trade and Logistic Complex Arctic LLC in a dispute involving the unlawful transfer by a former director of the company of equipment related to the supply of electricity to a complex of storage and food production facilities to the ownership of another company that he was affiliated with. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13119-esquires-successful-for-trade-and-logistic-complex-arctic-in-dispute-with-former-director
2-Apr Estonia Cobalt Cobalt advised fashion brand house AS Baltika on reorganization proceedings. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/13140-cobalt-advises-as-baltika-on-reorganization-proceedings
2-Apr Latvia; Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen, working alongside Sweden's Mannheimer Swartling, is advising KPMG Sweden on its acquisition of KPMG Latvia and KPMG Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/13141-sorainen-advising-kpmg-sweden-on-acquisition-of-kpmg-latvia-and-kpmg-lithuania
2-Apr Poland Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka and solo practitioner Marzena Juskiewicz successfully represented the City of Krakow Road Administration before Poland's National Appeal Chamber regarding a PPP project involving the design, construction, and operation of part of a tramway. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13135-dzp-successful-for-city-of-krakow-road-administration-before-the-national-appeal-chamber
2-Apr Russia Clifford Chance The Moscow office of Clifford Chance formed part of a multi-jurisdictional team helping GE obtain US and global merger clearance in connection with the USD 21.4 billion sale of its BioPharma business to Danaher. USD 21.4 billion ceelegalmatters.com/russia/13137-clifford-chance-moscow-advises-ge-on-russian-merger-clearance-for-sale-of-biopharma
2-Apr Serbia JSP Law; Samardzic, Oreski & Grbovic Samardzic, Oreski & Grbobic advised Serbian construction and infrastructure company Compact Industry on its EUR 8 million construction deal with Swiss lighting manufacturer Regent Lighting. JSP Legal advised Regent Lighting on the deal. EUR 8 million ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/13138-samardzic-oreski-grbovic-advises-compact-industry-on-deal-with-regent-lighting
3-Apr Austria Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner advised VTB Bank Europe on financing provided to an unidentified buyer for its acquisition of 50% of SEMA Vermoegensverwaltung GmbH, the Austrian holding company of the Planquadr.at development and real estate portfolio group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13156-fellner-wratzfeld-partner-advises-vtb-bank-on-financing-for-planquadr-at-acquisition
3-Apr Czech Republic BPV Braun Partners; CEE Attorneys BPV Braun Partners advised Generali Investments CEE on its acquisition of a residential building in Prague. CEE Attorneys advised the unidentified seller on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/13152-bpv-braun-partners-and-cee-attorneys-advise-on-generali-fund-s-acquisition-of-prague-residential-building
3-Apr Hungary Dentons; Jalsovszky; Noerr; Szabo Kelemen & Partners Noerr advised the Doktor24 Group on a series of transactions, including raising private equity capital and acquiring two healthcare companies in Hungary: Svabhegyi Gyermekgyogyintezet and Kastelypark Klinika. Dentons advised the co-investors on the funding, the Jalsovszky Law Firm advised the sellers of Svabhegyi Gyermekgyogyintezet, and Szabo Kelemen & Partners advised the sellers of Kastelypark Klinika. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/13154-noerr-dentons-jalsovszky-and-szabo-kelemen-partners-advise-on-doktor24-group-s-funding-and-acquisitions
3-Apr Lithuania Ellex (Valiunas) Ellex Valiunas successfully defended the interests of the Kaunas City Municipality in a dispute involving the termination of a contract for the reconstruction of S. Darius and S. Girenas Stadium under public procurement rules. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13163-ellex-valiunas-successful-for-kaunas-city-municipality-in-breach-of-contract-dispute-with-kayi-insaat
3-Apr Poland Radzikowski, Szubielska i Wspolnicy Radzikowski, Szubielska i Wspolnicy advised ZPUE on a PLN loan of 180 million it received from, among others, Santander Bank, Citihandlowy-Bank Handlowy w Warszawie, and ING Bank Slaski. PLN 180 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13151-radzikowski-szubielska-i-wspolnicy-advises-zpue-on-pln-180-million-financing
3-Apr Poland Dentons Dentons advised CPI Property Group on its acquisition of the Moniuszki 1A office building in Warsaw from Canadian investment fund Catalyst Capital. EUR 800 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13149-dentons-advises-cpi-property-group-on-acquisition-of-moniuszki-1a-office-building-in-warsaw
3-Apr Romania Leaua Damcali Deaconu Paunescu Leaua, Damcali, Deaconu, Paunescu successfully represented Trammo GmbH in a case involving the question of whether, in the firm's words, "temporary seizure of assets can preclude an enforcement procedure conducted by another creditor. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/13150-leaua-damcali-deaconu-paunescu-successfully-represents-trammo-gmbh-in-court
3-Apr Slovenia Jadek & Pensa; Kavcic Bracun & Partners; Wolf Theiss Jadek & Pensa advised Abanka on its acquisition by NKBM from the Republic of Slovenia. NKBM was advised by Wolf Theiss, while Kavcic, Bracun & Partners advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/slovenia/13148-jadek-pensa-and-wolf-theiss-advise-on-abanka-s-acaquisition-by-nkbm
6-Apr Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Viada LT on its issuance of EUR 1 million worth of bonds, which will be included to trading on Lithuania's alternative First North stock exchange. EUR 1 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13165-tgs-baltic-advises-viada-lt-on-eur-1-million-bond-issuance
6-Apr Serbia CMS CMS, in cooperation with GFA Consulting Group, helped the EBRD prepare a tendering process for the Serbian City of Pirot for the selection of a private partner in a PPP project titled Reconstruction and Maintenance of the Public Lighting System in the City of Pirot. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/13179-cms-helps-ebrd-prepare-tender-process-for-ppp-project-in-serbia
7-Apr Austria Dorda; Herbst Kinsky Dorda advised joint global coordinators UBS and HSBC on the EUR 1.65 billion capital increase of Austria's AMS AG. EUR 1.65 billion ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13190-dorda-advises-ubs-and-hsbc-on-ams-ag-capital-increase
7-Apr Austria Dorda Dorda advised Lernsieg Mobile Media GmbH on data protection issues related to the relaunch of its Lernsieg app, which allows students to evaluate their schools and teachers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13186-dorda-advises-lernsieg-mobile-media-on-relaunch-of-teacher-and-school-evaluation-app
7-Apr Belarus; Estonia Sorainen Sorainen advised the Kaamos Group, its Estonian subsidiary Kamos Timber, and its Belarusian subsidiary, Mozyr Sawmill, on a EUR 15 million loan it received from the EBRD for the construction of a new sawmill in Belarus. EUR 15 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/13189-sorainen-advises-kaamos-group-on-eur-15-million-loan-from-ebrd
7-Apr Lithuania Motieka & Audzevicius Motieka & Audzevicius is representing big data company Oxylabs in an IP rights infringement dispute in Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13188-motieka-audzevicius-successful-for-oxylabs-in-appeal-of-dismissal-of-ip-dispute
7-Apr Ukraine Bird & Bird Bird & Bird won a USD 149 million judgment from the English Commercial Court for Carpatsky Petroleum Corporation, a subsidiary of Kuwait Energy, in a dispute with PJSC Ukrnafta arising out of a joint activity agreement relating to gas fields in Ukraine. USD 149 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13185-bird-bird-wins-judgment-from-english-court-for-carpatsky-petroleum-corporation-in-dispute-with-pjsc-ukrnafta
8-Apr Czech Republic Clifford Chance; Dolecek Advokati Clifford Chance advised Generali Real Estate on its acquisition of the Kotva Department Store, a 28,000 square meter seven-story building in the Prague city center, from PSN. Dolecek Advokati advised the sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/13208-clifford-chance-advises-generali-real-estate-on-acquisition-of-prague-department-store
8-Apr Russia Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner advised PJSC RusHydro on that sale of a 90% shareholding in JSC International Energy Corporation to OJSC Hrazdan Power Company. As part of the transaction, OJSC refinanced MEKs debt obligations to the EBRD and the Asian Development Bank. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/13200-bclp-advises-rushydro-on-sale-of-majority-shareholding-in-international-energy-corporation-to-ojsc-hrazdan-power-company
8-Apr Russia Kachkin & Partners Kachkin & Partners successfully defended the interests of the Mamoshin Architectural Workshop in a dispute over the creation of a new stage at the Maly Drama Theater in St. Petersburg. RUB 22.4 million ceelegalmatters.com/russia/13197-kachkin-partners-successful-for-mamoshin-architectural-workshop-in-dispute-over-new-stage-of-maly-drama-theater-in-st-petersburg
9-Apr Austria Weber & Co.; White & Case Weber & Co. advised OMV AG on the issuance of multi-tranche corporate bonds. White & Case Frankfurt advised joint lead managers Barclays Bank Ireland PLC, Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, MUFG Securities, Societe Generale, and UniCredit Bank Austria AG. EUR 1.75 billion ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13214-weber-co-and-white-case-advise-on-omv-ag-bonds-issuance
9-Apr Latvia Sorainen Sorainen advised the Biolars chemical factory on starting the manufacturing of disinfectants in its Latvian production plants. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/13212-sorainen-advises-biolars-on-manufacture-of-disinfectants-to-mitigate-covid-19-outbreak
9-Apr Poland Clifford Chance; Linklaters Clifford Chance advised a consortium of banks including Intesa Sanpaolo Oddzia_ w Polsce as lender and paying agent, Banca IMI, London Branch and China Construction Bank Oddzial w Polsce as mandated lead arrangers and bookrunners, and Banca IMI S.p.A. as facility agent on a PLN 500 million syndicated loan to Tauron Polska Energia. Linklaters advised Tauron Polska Energia. PLN 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13215-clifford-chance-and-linklaters-advise-on-pln-500-million-loan-to-tauron-polska-energia
9-Apr Poland Baker Mckenzie; Dentons Dentons advised Hines Poland Sustainable Income Fund on the sale of a portfolio of six Polish distribution parks and the Nord Point office building in Warsaw to Chinese investor CGL Investment Holdings Corporation Limited. Baker McKenzie advised the buyers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13217-dentons-and-baker-mckenzie-advise-on-hines-sale-of-polish-distribution-parks-portfolio-and-office-building
10-Apr Ukraine Integrites Integrites helped the Agro Group complete a competition investigation project involving the sugar beet processing market initiated by the regional department of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine in the country's Chernihiv region. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13225-integrites-successful-for-gals-agro-group-in-competition-investigation
14-Apr Austria Allen & Overy; Dorda; Eisenberger & Herzog Dorda advised Greiner AG on the takeover of Eurofoam GmbH from Recticel. The Brussels office of Allen & Overy and Eisenberger & Herzog advised Recticel on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13234-dorda-a-o-and-eisenberger-herzog-advise-on-greiner-s-takeover-of-eurofoam
14-Apr Hungary Jalsovszky; Oppenheim Jalsovszky advised Szkaliczki Holding on the sale of Szkaliczki & Partners Plastic Processing Ltd to Nefab AB, a Swedish company that offers multi-material packaging solutions and logistics services. Oppenheim advised Nefab. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/13232-jalsovszky-and-oppenheim-advise-on-sale-of-szkaliczki-partners-plastic-processing-to-nefab
14-Apr Latvia Allen & Overy; Cobalt Cobalt advised joint lead managers Barclays, J.P. Morgan, and Societe Generale on the Republic of Latvia's EUR 550 million Eurobond issuance. Allen & Overy advised the Republic of Latvia on the issuance. EUR 550 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/13227-cobalt-and-allen-and-overy-advise-on-republic-of-latvia-s-eur-550-million-eurobond-issuance
14-Apr Poland Dentons Dentons advised Savills Investment Management on its acquisition of the Leroy Merlin distribution center near Lodz from Invesco Real Estate. The purchase, which was valued at approximately EUR 71 million, was made on behalf of Korean institutional investors managed by Vestas Investment Management. EUR 71 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13228-dentons-advises-savills-investment-management-on-acquisition-of-polish-distribution-center
14-Apr Romania Deloitte Legal (Reff & Associates); Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen Reff & Associates advised Forum Serdika, a Dutch financial holding group owned by British investment fund East Balkan Properties, on its sale of the Equest Logistic industrial park to CTP Bucharest. NNDKP advised the buyers on the deal.. EUR 30 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/13230-reff-associates-and-nndkp-advise-on-sale-of-equest-logistic-industrial-park-to-ctp-bucharest
14-Apr Ukraine Avellum Avellum advised Ukrainian development company UDP on the acquisition of a 33.35% stake in Ocean Plaza, a shopping and entertainment center in Ukraine. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13229-avellum-advises-udp-on-acquisition-of-stake-in-ocean-plaza-shopping-center
14-Apr Ukraine Integrites Integrites successfully defended the interests of renewable energy producer Euro_ape Ukraine in a dispute against the Head Office of the State Tax Service in Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia region. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13231-integrites-successful-for-eurocape-ukraine-in-tax-dispute
15-Apr Austria Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised Japan's Takeda Pharmaceuticals on its acquisition of Plasmaspendedienst GmbH. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13242-wolf-theiss-advises-takeda-on-acquisition-of-plasmaspendedienst
15-Apr Austria Cerha Hempel Cerha Hempel advised Philip Morris Austria GmbH on the launch of a new tobacco product in Austria. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13255-cerha-hempel-helps-philip-morris-launch-new-tobacco-product-in-austria
15-Apr Austria Dorda Dorda successfully represented Willhaben in a dispute against AutoScout24 AS involving the Austrian Unfair Competition Act. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13260-dorda-successful-for-willhaben-in-unfair-competition-claim-against-competing-austrian-online-marketplace
15-Apr Serbia JPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic JPM advised the German School Belgrade on its implementation of a GDPR program. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/13251-jpm-helps-german-school-belgrade-with-gdpr-implementation-project
15-Apr Austria Cerha Hempel Cerha Hempel advised Philip Morris Austria on the launch of a new tobacco product in Austria. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13255-cerha-hempel-helps-philip-morris-launch-new-tobacco-product-in-austria
15-Apr Austria Dorda Dorda successfully represented Willhaben in a dispute with AutoScout24 AS. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13260-dorda-successful-for-willhaben-in-unfair-competition-claim-against-competing-austrian-online-marketplace
15-Apr Austria Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised Japan's Takeda Pharmaceuticals on its acquisition of Plasmaspendedienst GmbH. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13242-wolf-theiss-advises-takeda-on-acquisition-of-plasmaspendedienst
15-Apr Serbia JPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic JPM advised the German School Belgrade on its implementation of a GDPR program. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/13251-jpm-helps-german-school-belgrade-with-gdpr-implementation-project
16-Apr Estonia PwC Legal PwC Legal successfully represented Guardtime in a public procurement dispute before the Public Procurement Review Committee and Tallinn Administrative Court, which allowed Guardtime to enter into a public procurement agreement with NATO to develop an automated planning and control platform for the NATO Cyber Range. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/13277-pwc-legal-helps-guardtime-conclude-public-procurement-agreement-with-nato
16-Apr Estonia Sorainen Sorainen advised Tenova India Private, an international innovative solutions provider for metals and mining, in an asset recovery process. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/13280-sorainen-helps-tenova-india-private-with-successful-asset-recovery
16-Apr Lithuania Motieka & Audzevicius Motieka & Audzevicius successfully represented AVAgro LLC in a dispute with Singapore-based Dreymoor regarding interim measures pertaining to assets of AVAgro's subsidiary, AVAgro UAB. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13278-motieka-audzevicius-successful-for-avagro-in-dispute-regarding-interim-measures
16-Apr Lithuania Motieka & Audzevicius Motieka & Audzevicius successfully represented Axis Industries in an insurance indemnification dispute. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13281-motieka-audzevicius-successful-for-axis-industries-in-indemnification-claim
16-Apr Romania BPV Grigorescu Stefanica BPV Grigorescu Stefanica successfully represented Mondialacqua SRL in a dispute over a utility model for a public water fountain technically similar to a Mondialacqua product. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/13279-bpv-grigorescu-stefanica-successful-for-mondialacqua-in-unfair-competition-case
17-Apr Austria Allen & Overy; Binder Groesswang; Cerha Hempel; Eisenberger & Herzog; Schoenherr Cerha Hempel and Schoenherr advised OMV on the acquisition of a 39% stake in Borealis AG from Mubadala for USD 4.68 billion. Allen & Overy, Eisenberger & Herzog, and Binder Groesswang advised Mubadala on the transaction. USD 4.68 billion ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13291-cerha-hempel-and-schoenherr-advise-omv-on-acquisition-of-stake-in-boralis-ag-from-mubadala-for-usd-4-68-billion
17-Apr Bulgaria; Croatia; Poland; Romania; Serbia Dentons; Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov; Ilej & Partners; Karanovic & Partners; Schoenherr Dentons, DGKV, Karanovic & Partners, and Ilej & Partners in cooperation with Karanovic & Partners advised Hungary's Optima Befektesi Alapkezelo on its acquisition of a 61.49% share in Globe Trade Centre S.A. from Lone Star Funds. Schoenherr advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/13292-dentons-dgkv-karanovic-partners-and-schoenherr-advise-on-optima-s-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-globe-trade-centre
17-Apr Estonia Eversheds Sutherland Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co Managing Partner Maivi Ots been designated the reorganization adviser for proceedings related to AS Tallinna Moekombinaat, the owner and administrator of the T1 Mall of Tallinn. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/13288-eversheds-sutherland-ots-co-managing-partner-designated-as-the-reorganization-adviser-for-t1-mall-of-tallinn-owner
17-Apr Poland Greenberg Traurig; Linklaters Greenberg Traurig advised IAD Investments on its acquisition of the company holding the D48 office building in the Mokotow district of Warsaw from Penta Real Estate. Linklaters advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13290-greenberg-traurig-and-linklaters-advise-on-iad-investments-acquisition-of-d48-office-building-in-warsaw
20-Apr Czech Republic JSK; Mavericks JSK advised Tilia Impact Ventures and Nation 1 on their investment in Dot Glasses, a provider of a radical new concept for prescription eyeglasses for people in need. The Mavericks law firm advised Dot Glasses on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/13296-jsk-and-mavericks-advise-on-investments-in-dot-glasses
20-Apr Estonia Derling Primus; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised AS Framm on the acquisition of AS Lasbet Tootmine from AS Lasbet. Derling Primus advised AS Lasbet on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/13297-tgs-baltic-and-derling-primus-advise-on-as-framm-acquisition-of-as-lasbet-tootmine
20-Apr Estonia Sorainen Sorainen advised Auth0 on its acquisition of Apility.io. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/13301-sorainen-advises-auth0-on-acquisition-of-apility-io
20-Apr Latvia TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised SIA Saules Aptieka on an agreement with People's Republic of China regarding the supply of surgical face masks to Latvia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/13299-tgs-baltic-advises-saules-aptieka-on-agreement-with-china-for-supply-of-surgical-face-masks
20-Apr Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen advised Lords LB Special Fund I Subfund B investment fund on its lease of a 7000 square meter area in its Lvovo business center in Vilnius to Telia Global Services Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13298-sorainen-advises-lords-lb-special-fund-i-subfund-b-on-lease-to-telia-global-services-lithuania
20-Apr Poland Mrowiec Fialek & Partners Mrowiec Fialek and Partners advised Yuniversal Development on the issuance of PLN 4 million in corporate bonds. PLN 4 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13300-mrowiec-fialek-and-partners-advises-on-yuniversal-development-bond-issuance
21-Apr Estonia Cobalt Cobalt advised Steel Import Finland Oy, a metal products wholesaler, on the acquisition of Estonia's Osauhing FinEst Metallid. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/13313-cobalt-advised-steel-import-finland-on-acquisition-of-osauhing-finest-metallid
21-Apr Poland Clifford Chance; Dentons; Kancelaria Kurek Wojcik Dentons advised a fund managed by GLL Real Estate Partners on the acquisition of a logistic center in Kokotow, Poland, from a joint venture of 7R S.A. and Hillwood Polska. KKW advised 7R and Clifford Chance advised Hillwood Polska on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13312-dentons-and-clifford-chance-advise-on-gll-real-estate-partners-acquisition-of-logistic-center-in-poland
22-Apr Austria Baker Mckenzie Baker McKenzie advised McDonalds on the implementation of short-time work for all of its restaurants in Austria due to the Coronavirus pandemic. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13336-baker-mckenzie-advises-mcdonald-s-austria-on-short-time-work
22-Apr Estonia; Latvia Cobalt Cobalt advised Lauma Fabrics, a textile manufacturer in the Baltics and Europe, on the delivery of COVID-19 personal protective equipment to Estonia and Latvia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/13333-cobalt-advises-lauma-fabrics-on-delivery-of-covid-19-personal-protective-equipment-to-estonia-and-latvia
22-Apr Latvia Cobalt Cobalt advised APX on an unspecified pre-seed investment into Marine Digital. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/13321-cobalt-advises-apx-on-investment-into-marine-digital
22-Apr Latvia; Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen successfully represented Lithuania's E Energija against the Republic of Latvia in an ICSID arbitration. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/13327-sorainen-successful-for-e-energija-in-arbitration-against-republic-of-latvia
22-Apr Poland CMS; Gide Loyrette Nouel CMS advised Amundi Real Estate on its acquisition of Nowogrodzka Square, a Class A office and retail building in Warsaw, from Polish property developer Yareal. Gide Loyrette Nouel advised Yareal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13332-cms-and-gide-advise-on-amundi-s-acquisition-of-nowogrodzka-square-in-warsaw
22-Apr Poland Rymarz Zdort Rymarz Zdort advised PSP, the operator of the BLIK mobile payment system, on the addition of Mastercard as an investor and the start of commercial collaboration between it and PSP. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13328-rymarz-zdort-helps-establish-cooperation-between-psp-and-mastercard
22-Apr Poland SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised Orlen Poludnie on its launch of a second generation bioethanol plant at its refinery in Jedlicze, Poland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13334-ssw-pragmatic-solutions-helps-orlen-poludnie-launch-bioethanol-plant
22-Apr Russia Baker Mckenzie Lawyers in Baker McKenzie's Moscow office were part of the firm's multi-jurisdictional team advising arrangers and dealers Citi and J.P. Morgan and dealers Barclays, BofA Securities, and HSBC on the establishment of a USD 6.5 billion Global Medium Term Note program by VEON. USD 6.5 billion ceelegalmatters.com/russia/13331-baker-mckenzie-advises-on-establishment-of-veon-s-usd-6-5-billion-issuance-program
22-Apr Slovakia White & Case White & Case advised lead managers Ceskoslovenska Obchodna Banka, Slovenska Sporitelna, and Tatra Banka on the Slovak Republic's issuance of EUR 1.5 billion 1.000% notes due in 2030. EUR 1.5 billion ceelegalmatters.com/slovakia/13329-white-case-advises-lead-managers-on-slovakia-s-eur-1-5-billion-standalone-bond-issuance
22-Apr Slovenia Linklaters; ODI Law ODI Law worked alongside lead counsel Linklaters in advising cryptocurrency software development and research company nCHAIN on its acquisition of CREA, a Slovenia-based software development firm. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/slovenia/13323-odi-law-and-linklaters-advise-nchain-on-acquisition-of-crea
23-Apr Bulgaria Buzeva & Partners; CMS CMS has helped Bulgaria's Global Biome settle a dispute with the Sustainable Energy Development Fund related to recent changes to Bulgarian legislation. The SEDF was advised by Buzeva & Partners. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/13346-cms-and-buzeva-partners-help-negotiate-settlement-between-global-biomet-and-sustainable-energy-development-fund
23-Apr Estonia Cobalt Cobalt advised Baltic Agro Machinery OU on the sale of John Deeres agricultural and horticultural machinery business in Estonia to Wihuri OU. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/13343-cobalt-advises-baltic-agro-machinery-on-sale-of-estonian-john-deere-business
23-Apr Latvia Cobalt The Latvian office of Cobalt, working alongside Clifford Chance, advised Barclays, J.P. Morgan, and Societe Generale on the issuance of a 3-year Eurobond by the Republic of Latvia in an amount of EUR 1 billion. Allen & Overy advised the Republic of Latvia. EUR 1 billion ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/13348-cobalt-and-allen-overy-advise-on-latvia-s-eur-1-billion-eurobond-issuance
23-Apr Lithuania Nove Nove advocates Veikko Puolakainen and Veiko Vaske successfully represented the Political Parties' Supervision Commission in Lithuania's Supreme Court. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13345-nove-successful-for-political-parties-supervision-commission-in-dispute-over-party-funding-in-lithuania-s-supreme-court
23-Apr Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen successfully represented Alfa Bank as the creditor of Arvi Ir Ko in a case concerning the annulment of Arvi Ir Ko sales transactions. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13341-sorainen-successful-for-alfa-bank-in-lithuania-court-of-appeal
23-Apr Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen provided pro bono advice to Invega on Covid-19 measures for affected businesses. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13347-sorainen-advises-invega-pro-bono-on-covid-19-aid-measures-for-businesses-in-lithuania
23-Apr Poland DLA Piper; Rymarz Zdort Rymarz Zdort advised Cordia International on its PLN 229.4 million acquisition of a majority stake in Polnord S.A. DLA Piper advised Polnord on the deal. PLN 229.4 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13342-rymarz-zdort-and-dla-piper-advise-on-cordia-international-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-polnord
24-Apr Czech Republic Baker Mckenzie Baker McKenzie advised Kofola CeskoSlovensko on its acquisition of rhe Karlovarska Korunni and Ondrasovka food and beverage companies. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/13352-baker-mckenzie-advises-kofola-ceskoslovensko-on-acquisition-of-karlovarska-korunni-and-ondrasovka
24-Apr Estonia Cobalt Cobalt's Tallinn office successfully represented Starbucks Corporation in a dispute involving a local entrepreneur's attempt to register a confusingly similar trademark. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/13351-cobalt-successful-for-starbucks-in-trademark-case-in-estonia
24-Apr Latvia Cobalt Cobalt advised arranger and sole book-runner AB SEB Bankas on financial institution Altum's issuance of EUR 20 million notes. EUR 20 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/13362-cobalt-advises-ab-seb-bankas-on-altum-s-eur-20-million-note-issuance
24-Apr North Macedonia Polenak Law Firm Polenak advised Eurolink Osiguruvanje AD Skopje on its sale of 100% shares to GRAWE. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/macedonia/13358-polenak-advises-eurolink-osiguruvanje-ad-skopje-on-sale-of-100-shares-to-grawe
24-Apr Poland SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions assisted Games Operators with its initial public offering and listing on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13354-ssw-pragmatic-solutions-helps-games-operators-with-ipo
24-Apr Turkey Aksan; BTS & Partners; Kolcuoglu Demirkan Kocakli; Turunc Turunc advised ELBA HR Insan Kaynaklari Egitim ve Danismanlik Anonim Sirketi (doing business as "Peoplise") and its founding shareholders on the acquisition of 86.7% of the company from them and Revo Capital and 500 Startups by LOGO. Yazilim Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. BTS & Partners and Aksan advised Revo Capital and 500 Startups, respectively, and Kolcuoglu Demirkan Kockali advised LOGO. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/13353-turunc-bts-partners-kdk-and-aksan-advise-on-peoplise-s-sale-of-shares-to-logo
27-Apr Austria Binder Groesswang Binder Groesswang advised Lenzing AG and Palmers Textil AG on the establishment of a joint venture to produce protective masks in Austria. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13367-binder-groesswang-advises-lenzing-ag-and-palmers-textil-ag-on-protective-mask-production
27-Apr Poland CMS CMS advised Real Assets Advisers on its joint acquisition of 33% of Acciona Energa Internacional by AXA Real Asset and Acciona S.A. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13368-cms-advises-real-assets-advisers-on-structuring-acquisition-of-acciona-energia-internacional-stake
27-Apr Poland White & Case White & Case advised PKO Bank Polski on a tender offer to the holders of its EUR 750 million notes and USD 1 billion notes issued by its subsidiary, PKO Finance AB. EUR 1.2 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13369-white-case-advises-pko-bank-polski-on-tender-offer
28-Apr Poland Dentons; Rymarz Zdort Dentons advised ING Bank Slaski on a multimillion acquisition financing and refinancing of a portfolio of Polish solar projects with an aggregate capacity of 45 MW. The financing was granted to a project company controlled by a fund managed by Aberdeen Standard Investments, which was advised by Rymarz Zdort. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13382-dentons-and-rymarz-zdort-advise-on-ing-s-financing-of-polish-solar-projects
28-Apr Poland Jacek Kosinski Adwokaci i Radcowie Prawni Jacek Kosinski Adwokaci i Radcowie Prawni advised Dubai-based VC Shibumi International on its investment in Hustro, a Wroclaw-based company that operates in the construction sector. Hustro was advised by solo practitioner Maksymilian Imbirski. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13376-jacek-kosinski-adwokaci-i-radcowie-prawni-advises-shibumi-international-on-investment-in-hustro
28-Apr Russia Baker Mckenzie; DLA Piper DLA Piper advised Russian private equity firm Baring Vostok on the acquisition of a minority stake in Synergetic, a Russian manufacturer of environmentally friendly detergents and cosmetics. Synergetic was advised by Baker McKenzie. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/13384-dla-piper-and-baker-mckenzie-advise-on-baring-vostok-acquisition-of-stake-in-synergetic
29-Apr Austria Binder Groesswang Binder Groesswang helped Austrian Post with the launch of its new bank Bank99. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13391-binder-groesswang-helps-austrian-post-set-up-bank99
29-Apr Austria BPV Huegel; DLA Piper; Oberhammer wald Oberhammer, Christoph Nauer, and Christian Temmel, of Oberhammer Rechtsanwalte, BPV Huegel, and DLA Piper, respectively, served as independent proxies at the general meeting of Schoeller-Bleckmann Oilfeld Equipment Aktiengesellschaft -- the first virtual general meeting of a listed company in the German-speaking countries, together with Wilhelm Rasinger from the Interessensverband der Anleger. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13392-oberhammer-bpv-huegel-and-dla-piper-at-first-virtual-shareholders-meeting-in-german-speaking-country
29-Apr Croatia Lovric Novokmet Smrcek; Wolf Theiss Lovric Novokmet Smrcek advised I4 Invention and Miodrag Mircetic on the sale of a majority shareholding in Tradeticity DOO to Italian-listed company Antares Vision, which was advised by Wolf Theiss. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/croatia/13388-lovric-novokmet-smrcek-and-wolf-theiss-advise-on-i4-invention-and-miodrag-mircetic-s-sale-of-majority-shareholding-of-tradeticity-to-antares-vision
29-Apr Ukraine Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko advised the EBRD on its provision of an up-to-EUR 7.5 million synthetic loan in Ukrainian currency to Bank Lviv under the EU4Business-EBRD Credit Line. EUR 7.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13390-sayenko-kharenko-advises-ebrd-on-eur-7-5-million-loan-to-bank-lviv-to-support-ukrainian-smes
29-Apr Ukraine Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko advised the EBRD on its provision of a four-year loan of up to EUR 15 million equivalent to OTP Leasing. EUR 15 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13413-sayenko-kharenko-advises-ebrd-on-eur-15-million-financing-to-otp-leasing-to-support-smes-in-ukraine
30-Apr Austria DLA Piper DLA Piper Austria advised FFF Real Estate, a subsidiary of FFF Fund I SCSp SICAV-RAIF, on financing provided to an unnamed residential real estate developer for the acquisition and development of an unspecified residential project in Luxembourg. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13414-dla-piper-helps-fff-real-estate-with-transaction-in-luxembourg
30-Apr Greece; Poland Bird & Bird; Kyriakides Georgopoulos Bird & Bird and Kyriakides Georgopoulos advised Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego on a credit agreement annex. EUR 15.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/13412-bird-bird-and-kg-law-advise-bank-gospodarstwa-krajowego-on-credit-agreement-annex
30-Apr Latvia Sorainen Sorainen advised NEFCO on its investment in the Second Mezzanine Fund, which is managed by FlyCap. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/13418-sorainen-advises-nefco-on-investment-in-second-mezzanine-fund
30-Apr Lithuania Motieka & Audzevicius; TGS Baltic Motieka & Audzevicius advised the founders of Lithuania's In Balance Grid on the investment of EUR 950,000 into the company by Koinvesticinis Fondas, Contrarian Ventures, and several angel investors, all of which were advised by TGS Baltic. EUR 950,000 ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13415-motieka-audzevicius-and-tgs-baltic-advise-on-investments-in-in-balance-grind
30-Apr Russia White & Case White & Case advised VTB Bank on the USD 1.7 billion restructuring of Russian mining and metal company Mechel PAO and on various matters connected to the related sale of the Elga Coal Complex, one of Mechel's main assets. USD 1.7 billion ceelegalmatters.com/russia/13417-white-case-advises-vtb-bank-on-usd-1-7-billion-restructuring-of-mechel-pao
30-Apr Ukraine Baker Mckenzie The Kyiv office of Baker McKenzie assisted with drafting new regulations of the National Securities and Stock Market Commission of Ukraine for the issuance of UAH-denominated bonds by international financial institutions in Ukraine. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13410-baker-mckenzie-helps-draft-new-regulations-for-issuance-of-uah-denominated-bonds-by-international-financial-institutions-in-ukraine
30-Apr Ukraine KPD Consulting KPD advised Werner Wirth on its establishment of a joint venture with an unnamed Ukrainian partner and on making a cross-border intra-group loan to the joint venture. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13416-kpd-advises-werner-wirth-on-establishment-of-joint-venture-in-ukraine
4-May Austria Binder Groesswang; Freimuller Obereder Pilz Binder Groesswang and Freimuller Obereder Pilz advised on Sapphire Ventures' participation in Adveritys EUR 23 million Series C financing round. Adverity was advised by Freimuller Obereder Pilz. EUR 23 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13446-binder-groesswang-and-freimuller-obereder-pilz-advise-on-sapphire-ventures-s-investment-in-adverity
4-May Belarus EPAP; Sorainen Sorainen advised DEG on the acquisition of a stake in Belgips, a Belarusian manufacturer of gypsum-based building materials. Belgips was advised by Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/belarus/13444-sorainen-and-epap-advise-on-deg-acquisition-of-stake-in-belgips
4-May Lithuania Triniti Triniti advised the Groa Real Estate Fund I, a fund managed by Groa Capital, on the acquisition of the Rimi Hypermarket shopping center in Vilnius from UAB Sun Invest. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13447-triniti-advises-groa-real-estate-fund-i-on-acquisition-of-rimi-hypermarket-in-vilnius
4-May Poland SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised Link4 TU S.A. on the implementation of a blockchain-based project that will allow the company to, in the firm's words, "meet the requirements set by the regulator in the area of providing clients with documents, and save costs through digitization. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13439-ssw-pragmatic-solutions-advises-link4-tu-on-blockchain-based-project-implementation
4-May Romania Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised the Romanian branch of BLOM Bank France on a EUR 5 million loan to Isaran, a real estate developer from Brasov, to finance the development of residential projects. EUR 5 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/13443-pnsa-advises-blom-bank-france-on-financing-to-isaran
4-May Russia DLA Piper DLA Piper advised Debex on the sale of a minority stake in the company to Dmitry Shushkin, the managing director of ABBYY Russia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/13440-dla-piper-advises-debex-on-sale-of-minority-stake-to-dmitry-shushkin
4-May Ukraine CMS CMS advised the Bank of Cyprus on Ukrainian law matters following its 2014 sale of the Ukrainian subsidiary of Bank of Cyprus and associated debt to Alfa Group and on the refinancing by the EBRD of a EUR 68 million facility. EUR 68 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13436-cms-advises-bank-of-cyprus-on-post-completion-matters-following-sale-of-ukrainian-subsidiary
5-May Poland CMS; Schoenherr CMS advised PZ Cussons on the sale of LUKSJA, a Polish personal care cosmetics brand, to the Sarantis Group. Schoenherr advised Sarantis on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13455-cms-advises-pz-cussons-on-sale-of-luksja-cosmetics
5-May Poland Greenberg Traurig; Noerr Greenberg Traurig has advised the Polsat Group on its acquisition of Interia Group from Bauer Media Group. Noerr advised the sellers on the deal, which remains subject to regulatory approval. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13454-greenberg-traurig-and-noerr-advise-on-polsat-group-s-acquisition-of-interia-group-from-bauer-media-group
5-May Poland SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised Zedra Malta Limited on the acquisition of Poland's Awans Corporate Services. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13452-ssw-pragmatic-solutions-advises-zedra-malta-limited-on-acquisition-of-awans-corporate-services
5-May Romania Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Libra Internet Bank on its establishment of a partnership with Monesse. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/13450-pnsa-advises-libra-internet-bank-on-partnership-with-monese
5-May Turkey Allen & Overy; Turunc; Yuksel Legal Turunc advised Yu-Ce Medical and its shareholders, Cengiz Balcik and Yumnu Balcik, on the acquisition of the remaining 28% of Yu-Ce shares from the Anatolia Growth Capital Fund. Yuksel Legal and Allen & Overy advised the Anatolia Growth Capital Fund on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/13453-turunc-and-yuksel-legal-advise-on-acquisition-of-remaining-yu-ce-medical-shares-from-anatolia-growth-capital-fund
6-May Bulgaria Georgiev, Todorov & Co. Georgiev, Todorov & Co successfully defended the rights of concessionaire BMF Port Burgas Burgas East 2 and Burgas West port terminals in an appeal of the Energy and Water Regulatory Commissions decision in a dispute concerning direct connection to electricity grids. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/13463-georgiev-todorov-co-successful-for-bmf-port-burgas-in-dispute-with-electricity-distribution-operator
6-May Lithuania Dentons; Sorainen; TGS Baltic Sorainen advised joint lead managers BNP Paribas, Citi, and Erste Group on a dual-tranche Eurobond issue by the Republic of Lithuania a 5-year Eurobond of EUR 750 million face value and a 10-year Eurobond of EUR 1 billion 250 million face value. EUR 2 billion www.ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13469-sorainen-advises-joint-lead-managers-on-lithuania-s-eur-2-billion-eurobond-issue
6-May Lithuania Sorainen; Triniti Triniti helped Eddy Travels, a Lithuanian startup developing an artificial-intelligence-based digital travel planning assistant, to raise an additional EUR 600,000 to complete an approximately EUR 1.1 million early-stage funding round. Lead investor KUB Open Circle Capital was advised by Dentons. EUR 600,000 www.ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13464-triniti-and-dentons-advise-on-eddy-travels-funding-round
6-May Poland Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka advised Gas-System SA on a construction and assembly agreement with Saipem Limited regarding the laying of the Baltic Pipe intersystem gas pipeline on the bottom of the Baltic Sea and connecting the undersea part of the pipeline with onshore sections in Poland and Denmark. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13468-dzp-advises-gaz-system-on-gas-pipeline-construction-agreement-with-saipem-limited
6-May Poland Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig helped Zygmunt Solorz, the founder and majority shareholder of Grupa Polsat, purchase 200 thousand genetic tests to be used by all Ministry of Health laboratories in Poland to diagnose the coronavirus. PLN 16 million www.ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13462-greenberg-traurig-helps-zygmunt-solorz-purchase-genetic-coronavirus-tests
7-May Austria PHH Rechtsanwlte PHH helped GR Real acquire the historic Art Nouveau apartment building in Linz. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13486-phh-attorneys-at-law-advises-gr-real-on-linz-apartment-building-purchase
7-May Czech Republic Weinhold Legal Weinhold Legal advised technology security start-up Resistant AI on its recent venture financing round. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/13487-weinhold-legal-advises-resistant-ai-on-venture-financing-round
7-May Estonia Fort Fort Legal advised AS Selver, a subsidiary of Tallinna Kaubamaja Grupp AS, on its acquisition of a 100% shareholding in retailer ABC Supermarkets AS. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/13484-fort-advises-as-selver-on-acquisition-of-abc-supermarkets
7-May Estonia Sorainen Sorainen represented Tallinna Linnatranspordi Aktsiaselts, a company fully owned by the City of Tallinn, in its purchase of compressed gas for natural gas-powered buses. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/13480-sorainen-represents-city-of-tallinn-company-purchase-compressed-gas-for-buses
7-May North Macedonia Polenak Law Firm The Polenak Law Firm advised the EBRD in a EUR 2.5 million loan to Ohridska Banka AD Skopje under the Green Economy Financing Facility program, which is supported by the EU, Austria, and Western Balkans Investment Framework. EUR 2.5 million www.ceelegalmatters.com/macedonia/13481-polenak-advises-ebrd-on-first-investment-since-covid-19-outbreak
7-May Poland Rymarz Zdort Rymarz Zdort advised Griffin Real Estate and European Logistics Investment BV on the acquisition of land and the construction of warehouses in the Polish communities of Ruda Slaska, Czeladz, and Torun, from Panattoni Development Europe. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13482-rymarz-zdort-advises-european-logistics-investment-and-griffin-real-estate-on-land-acquisition-in-poland
7-May Romania Furtuna si Asociatii Furtuna si Asociatii represented the Romanian Airport Services handling company before the Romanian Competition Council regarding the abuse of dominant position investigation of the Avram Iancu Cluj International Airport. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/romania/13479-furtuna-si-asociatii-represents-romanian-airport-services-before-romanian-competition-council
7-May Ukraine Marchenko Partners Marchenko Partners helped Carlsberg Ukraine conduct a competition compliance spot check. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13483-marchenko-partners-advises-carlsberg-ukraine-on-competition-compliance-matters
8-May Austria Cerha Hempel; Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner; Schoenherr Schoenherr advised Voith and Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner advised PCS on their acquisition of 59% of the shares of Traktionssysteme Austria GmbH. Cerha Hempel advised the selling shareholders on the deal. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13493-schoenherr-fellner-wratzfeld-partner-and-cerha-hempel-advise-on-tsa-s-sale-of-shares-to-voith-and-pcs-holding
8-May Austria Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss assisted Swiss investment foundation AFIAA on the sale of a six-property office and retail property portfolio in Salzburg to German property developer RMI. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13488-wolf-theiss-advises-afiaa-on-sale-of-salzburg-real-estate-portfolio-to-rmi-group
8-May Poland Dentons; Wozniak Legal Dentons advised the CPI Property Group on its acquisition of a 50.3% share in the ownership of the Chalubinskiego 8 office building in Warsaw from First Property Group. Wozniak Legal advised the sellers on the deal. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13492-dentons-and-wozniak-legal-advise-on-cpi-property-group-s-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-warsaw-s-oxford-tower
8-May Poland Marekwia & Plawny; Noerr Noerr advised environmental service provider PreZero on its acquisition of 100% of the shares of Komart, a Polish provider of municipal and industrial waste management services. Marekwia & Plawny advised the unidentified sellers on the deal. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13496-noerr-advises-prezero-on-acquisition-of-polish-waste-management-provider
11-May Austria; Czech Republic Binder Groesswang; Havel & Partners; Jandura a Partneri Binder Groesswang and Havel & Partners advised BEXity and its holding company, Mutares SE & Co. KGaA, on the management buy-out of Czech subsidiary European Contract Logistics. The buyer, EC Logistics CEO Roman Goerojo, was advised by Jandura a Partneri. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/13500-binder-groesswang-havel-partners-and-jandura-a-partneri-advise-on-bexity-sale-of-ec-logistics-to-roman-goerojo
11-May Latvia Sorainen Sorainen represented YIT Latvija in a dispute over the legality of a construction permit. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/13502-sorainen-successful-for-yit-latvija-in-construction-permit-dispute
11-May Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Siauliu Bankas on the issuance of EUR 20 million subordinated bonds and their listing on Nasdaq Vilnius's Debt Securities List. EUR 20 million www.ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13505-tgs-baltic-advises-siauliu-bankas-on-eur-20-million-bond-issuance-and-listing
11-May Poland Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised CCC and its main shareholder on issuing and offering 13.7 million new shares. PLN 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13503-greenberg-traurig-advises-ccc-on-new-share-offering
11-May Russia Alrud; Monastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov & Partners Alrud advised the Mechel Group on the sale of its 51% participatory interest in the companies which operate the Elga coalfield project in Russia to A-Property. Monastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov & Partners advised A-Property on the deal, which was valued at RUB 89 billion. RUB 89 billion www.ceelegalmatters.com/russia/13504-alrud-and-monastyrsky-zyuba-stepanov-partners-advise-on-mechel-group-s-sale-of-51-of-elga-coal-project
11-May Ukraine LCF Law Group The LCF Law Group helped Scatec Solar and Partners launch a 54 MW Boguslav-2 PV-power-plant in Ukraine. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13501-lcf-helps-scatec-solar-launch-pv-powerplant-in-ukraine
11-May Ukraine Vasil Kisil & Partners Vasil Kisil and Partners advised Ingersoll-Rand on its merger with Gardner Denver. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13499-vasil-kisil-and-partners-advises-on-ingersoll-rand-s-merger-with-gardner-denver
12-May Bosnia and Herzegovina Maric & Co. Maric & Co advised the European Investment Bank on a loan to Intesa Sanpaolo Bank in Bosnia and Herzegovina. EUR 60 million ceelegalmatters.com/bosnia-herzegovina/13517-maric-co-advises-eib-on-loan-to-intesa-sanpaolo-bank
12-May Bulgaria CMS CMS Sofia advised Korean investors KOSEP and SDN on a additional EUR 10 million financing obtained from UniCredit Bulbank AD, Expressbank AD, and DSK Bank EAD for two 42 MWp photovoltaic projects in Bulgaria. CMS Vienna advised the lenders. EUR 10 million www.ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/13524-cms-advises-on-financing-for-two-bulgarian-photovoltaic-projects
12-May Lithuania Sorainen; TGS Baltic Sorainen advised Nitin Shelke, the founder and chairman of Growmore Group, on its acquisition of Medicinos Bankas, a retail bank in Lithuania with USD 395 million in assets, from Konstantinas Karosas and Western Petroleum Limited. The sellers were advised by TGS Baltic. USD 395 million www.ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13515-sorainen-and-tgs-baltic-advise-on-growmore-group-s-acquisition-of-medicinos-bankas
12-May Romania Noerr Noerr has advised the Bauer Media Group on the sale of its Romanian publishing business to Ringier. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/13519-noerr-advises-bauer-media-group-on-sale-of-romanian-publishing-business-to-ringier
12-May Turkey Linklaters; Paksoy Paksoy and Linklaters advised I Squared Capital LLP on its indirect acquisition of 45% of the shares in Rubis Terminal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/13518-paksoy-and-linklaters-assist-i-squared-capital-on-acquisition-of-rubis-shares
12-May Ukraine Everlegal Everlegal advised UDP Renewables on the development and construction of the 20 MW Terslav solar power plant in the Dnipropetrovsk region of Ukraine. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13516-everlegal-advises-udp-renewables-on-development-of-20mw-solar-power-plant-in-ukraine
13-May Croatia Tus & Andrijanic; Wuersch & Gering Croatia's Tus & Andrijanic law firm, acting with New York's Wuersch & Gering lw firm, advised Budapest-based Lead Ventures Plc. on it EUR 3 million acquisition of an unspecified stake in insurtech start-up Amodo d.o.o. EUR 3 million ceelegalmatters.com/croatia/13525-tus-andrijanic-advises-lead-ventures-plc-on-acquisition-of-stake-in-insurtech-start-up-amodo
14-May Poland SMM Legal SMM Legal helped the Polish National Center for Research and Development launch the "Grand Challenge: Energy" project. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13533-smm-legal-helps-poland-s-national-center-for-research-and-development-launch-grand-challenge-energy
14-May Russia Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner; TA Legal Consulting Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner advised PJSC Sovcombank and Mobile Payments LLC on their entrance into a partnership with IDRAM LLC and IDBank CJSC, which were advised by TA Legal Consulting. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/russia/13535-bryan-cave-leighton-paisner-and-ta-legal-consulting-advise-on-mobile-payment-partnership-in-russia-and-armenia
14-May Ukraine Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko successfully defended the interests of pharmaceutical manufacturer Bayer AG before the Supreme Court of Ukraine regarding a patent dispute over the drug Rivaroxaban. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13537-sayenko-kharenko-successful-for-bayer-in-before-supreme-court-of-ukraine
14-May Ukraine VB Partners VB Partners successfully represented the interests of educational start-up SkyEng in a trademark registration proceeding in Ukraine. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13532-vb-partners-successful-for-skyeng-in-ukrainian-trademark-dispute
15-May Czech Republic Dentons; PwC Legal PwC Legal advised Varroc Lighting Systems, a Czech manufacturer of headlamps, on the expansion of a syndicate of creditors which had extended the company a EUR 230 million loan. The banking syndicate was advised by Dentons. EUR 230 million www.ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/13543-pwc-legal-and-dentons-on-advise-on-expansion-of-banking-syddicate-in-varroc-lighting-systems-financing
15-May Latvia Cobalt Cobalt assisted with the drafting of the terms and conditions of moratoria introduced by Latvian banks and liaised with the Latvian competition authority to obtain backing for the process and outcome of negotiation. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/13548-cobalt-helps-latvian-banking-industry-reach-agreements-on-loan-repayment-moratoria
15-May Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen advised Orkela on the conversion of the former Sv. Jokubo hospital in the Vilnius city center into a hotel. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13544-sorainen-advises-orkela-on-sv-jokubo-hospital-complex-conversion-project-in-vilnius
15-May Poland Kwasnicki, Wrobel & Partners Kwasnicki Wrobel & Partners advised Lorentz Tech Limited on the acquisition of Cube ID, a Polish company specializing in identity management products. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13545-kwasnicki-wrobel-partners-advises-lorentz-tech-limited-on-acquisition-of-cube-id
15-May Poland Allen & Overy Allen & Overy advised the Polish Development Fund on the implementation of Poland's "PFR Financial Shield for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises" program that is designed to provide financial support for enterprises following the outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13552-a-o-advises-polish-development-fund-on-implementation-of-pfr-financial-shield-for-small-and-medium-sized-enterprises-program
18-May Estonia Cobalt Cobalt advised Change Ventures on its investment in fintech startup askRobin. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/13566-cobalt-advises-change-ventures-on-askrobin-investment
18-May Estonia Sorainen Sorainen assisted SeAH Changwon Integrated Special Steel Corporation with an asset recovery process. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/13498-sorainen-helps-seah-changwon-integrated-special-steel-corporation-recover-assets
18-May Poland Gessel Gessel advised Systexan SARL, a fund managed by Enterprise Investors, on its exit from X-Trade Brokers Dom Maklerski S.A., including its conducting a public offer in the form of accelerated book-building worth PLN 111.2 million. Global coordinators were PKO BP and Ipopema Securities. PLN 111.2 million www.ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13559-gessel-advises-systexan-on-exit-from-x-trade-brokers-dm
18-May Poland Bird & Bird Bird & Bird won the right to advise the Solidarity Transport Hub on its selection of key consultants for a new airport in Poland. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13561-bird-bird-wins-tender-to-advise-on-solidarity-transport-hub-in-poland
18-May Romania Filip & Company Filip & Company assisted Raiffeisen Bank on the May 14, 2020, listing of lei-denominated subordinated bonds on the Bucharest Stock Exchange. RON 480 million www.ceelegalmatters.com/romania/13558-filip-co-assists-raiffeisen-bank-with-lei-denominated-subordinated-bond-listing
18-May Russia Akin Gump; Clifford Chance Akin Gump advised PJSC Lukoil on its issuance of USD 1.5 billion Eurobonds listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange. Clifford Chance advised joint lead managers Citigroup, Societe Generale CIB, and Bank GPB International S.A. (Gazprombank). USD 1.5 billion www.ceelegalmatters.com/russia/13560-akin-gump-and-clifford-chance-advise-on-lukoils-usd-1-5-billion-eurobond-offering
18-May Ukraine LCF Law Group Ukraine's LCF Law Group became a legal partner of the Ukrainian Association of Renewable Energy. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13557-lcf-law-group-becomes-legal-partner-of-ukrainian-association-of-renewable-energy
18-May Ukraine Kinstellar Kinstellar advised UMG Investments on the acquisition of a minority stake in Feednova LLC, a Ukrainian company focusing on the production of feed additives for farm animals and pets, and the subsequent establishment of a joint venture with Effective Investments Group and other stakeholders of Feednova. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13565-kinstellar-advises-umg-investments-on-acquisition-of-minority-stake-in-feednova
18-May Ukraine Vasil Kisil & Partners Vasil Kisil and Partners successfully represented the interests of Czech national Vasil Sadocha in a case against Ukraine before the European Court of Human Rights. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13562-vasil-kisil-partners-successful-for-czech-national-in-echr-case-against-ukraine
19-May Croatia Babic & Partners; BDV Legal; Go2Law; Taylor Wessing; Wolf Theiss Go2Law and BDV advised Optimapharm founders Igor and Gordana Cicak and Wolf Theiss advised investor Mezzanine Management on the sale of Optimapharm to the Rohatyn Group. Babic & Partners, Taylor Wessing, and Nauta Dutilh advised the Rohatyn Group on the deal. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/croatia/13579-go2law-bdv-wolf-theiss-and-babic-partners-advise-on-rohatyn-group-s-acquisition-of-optimapharm
19-May Hungary Allen & Overy; Gardos Mosonyi Tomori Balazs Sahin-Toth, Counsel in the Budapest office of Allen & Overy, working pro bonoin conjunction with Peter Gardor from Hungary's Gardos Mosonyi Tomori Law Firm and Hungarian solo practitioners Adel Kegye and Eleonora Hernadi, persuaded the Hungarian Supreme Court to uphold a lower court's decision that the Hungarian segregation of Roma students between 2003 and 2017 provided a lower level of education. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/13574-allen-overy-successful-in-pro-bono-representation-of-roma-children-in-hungarian-segregation-claim
20-May Latvia Kronbergs Cukste Levin; Primus Derling; Vilgerts Kronbergs Cukste Levin advised environment management group Eco Baltia on the sale of a controlling stake in the company to INVL Baltic Sea Growth Fund. Vilgerts and Primus Derling advised the buyers on the deal. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/13582-kronbergs-cukste-levin-advises-eco-baltia-on-sale-of-controlling-stake-to-invl-baltic-sea-growth-fund
21-May Czech Republic Kinstellar Kinstellar helped CSOB to launch the we.trade finance platform in the Czech Republic. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/13595-kinstellar-helps-csob-launch-blockchain-trade-finance-platform-in-the-czech-republic
21-May Czech Republic GT Legal; Trojan, Dolecek & Partners GT Legal represented Fragile Media s.r.e. founder Daniel Kafka and the Etnetera Group at the sale of their combined 50% stake in Fragile Media to the Czech KnowLimits media and communications group. Trojan, Dolecek & Partners advised the buyers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/13594-gt-legal-and-tdpa-advise-on-sale-of-stake-in-fragile-media-to-knowlimits-group
21-May Ukraine Antika Ukraine's Antika law firm successfully defended the interests of the Persha insurance company in a dispute involving the recovery of funds by subrogation. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13593-antika-successful-for-persha-in-subrogation-dispute
22-May Austria BPV Huegel; Lenz & Staehelin; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett BPV Huegel, working alongside Switzerland's Lenz & Staehelin law firm, advised Raiffeisen Informatik on the sale of shares in SoftwareONE Holding AG via an over-night accelerated book-building process. Credit Suisse AG, J.P. Morgan Securities plc, UBS AG, and KKR Capital Markets Partners LLP acted as joint book-runners for the placement. Simpson Thacher & Bartlett advised KKR on the deal. CHF 350 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13611-bpv-huegel-simpson-thacher-and-lenz-staehelin-advise-on-placement-of-softwareone-shares
22-May Austria Dorda; Eisenberger & Herzog; GSK Stockmann; Hogan Lovells Dorda and Hogan Lovells advised ARE Austrian Real Estate on a joint project with UBM Development involving the development of part of the Aspanggrunde in Vienna's 3rd district and an area in Munich. UBM was advised by Eisenberger & Herzog and GSK Stockmann. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13605-dorda-hogan-lovells-eisenberger-herzog-and-gsk-stockmann-advise-on-ubm-and-are-joint-ventures-in-vienna-and-munich
22-May Austria Schoenherr; Wolf Theiss Schoenherr advised Invester United Benefits on the sale of the Wohngarten residential construction project in Vienna to ZBI Zentral Boden Immobilien Gruppe. Wolf Theiss advised the buyers on the deal. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13613-schoenherr-advises-invester-united-benefits-on-sale-of-wohngarten-project-to-zbi-zentral-boden-immobilien-gruppe
22-May Bosnia and Herzegovina Maric & Co. Maric & Co advised Shandong International and its Bosnian subsidiary SDHS-CSI BH Banja Luka on the Banja Luka-Prijedor-Novi Grad highway construction project. EUR 300 million www.ceelegalmatters.com/bosnia-herzegovina/13608-maric-co-advises-shandong-international-on-bosnia-and-herzegovina-highway-construction-project
22-May Czech Republic Glatzova & Co; Kinstellar Glatzova & Co advised the KKCG investment group on the sale of Conectart, a call center operator in the Czech Republic, to the Genesis Capital Group. The Prague office of Kinstellar advised the buyers on the deal. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/13607-glatzova-co-and-kinstellar-advise-on-kkcg-s-sale-of-conectart-to-genesis-capital
22-May Poland Act (BSWW) Act BSWW advised AFI Europe on a lease of 900 square meters of office space in the V.Offices complex in Krakow to BrainShare IT. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13603-act-bsww-advises-afi-europe-on-lease-of-space-in-v-offices-to-brainshare-it
22-May Poland Clifford Chance; DWF DWF advised Solaque Holding Ltd. on the sale of two wind farms in Poland to Fonnes sp. z o.o., a subsidiary of Taaleri Plc. Clifford Chance advised the buyers on the deal. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13606-dwf-advises-solaque-holding-on-sale-of-two-polish-wind-farms
22-May Romania Stratulat Albulescu Stratulat Albulescu successfully represented Hervis Sports & Fashion before a Specialized Tribunal in Cluj, winning an injunction for the deferred payment of part of the rent relating to the Vivo Shopping Center Cluj. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/romania/13612-stratulat-albulescu-successful-for-hervis-sports-fashion-before-specialized-tribunal-in-cluj
22-May Ukraine Esquires Attorneys At Law Ukraine's Esquires law firm successfully defended the interests of Diezelmashservice KR LLC in the first-instance Dnipropetrovsk District Administrative Court and then the Third Administrative Court of Appeal in a VAT dispute with Ukraine's tax authorities. USD 100,000 www.ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13604-esquires-successful-for-diezelmashservice-kr-in-vat-disputes
25-May Czech Republic Travers Smith; Weinhold Legal; Wolf Theiss Weinhold Legal advised the shareholders of Klikpojisteni.cz, a.s., including the private equity arm of Benson Oak Capital, on the sale of their 100% stake in Klikpojisteni.cz, a.s. to a company majority-owned by TA Associates and minority-owned by MCI EuroVentures. The buyer was advised by Wolf Theiss and Travers Smith. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/13616-weinhold-legal-and-wolf-theiss-advise-on-sale-of-klikpojisteni-cz
25-May Greece Drakopoulos; Koutalidis; Your Legal Partners Koutalidis advised Aktor Concessions S.A. on its successful bid to own, use, administer, operate, and exploit the Marina of Alimos. The concession, which is good for 40 years, was granted by the Hellenic Asset Development Fund. The HADF was advised by Dracopoulos & Vassalakis and Your Legal Partners. EUR 177 million ceelegalmatters.com/greece/13626-koutalidis-dracopoulos-vassalakis-and-your-legal-partners-advise-on-marina-of-alimos-concession-grant
25-May Russia Debevoise & Plimpton Debevoise & Plimpton is advising PAO TMK, a producer of tubular products for the oil and gas industry, on the repurchase of its regular shares by subsidiary Volzhsky Pipe Plant JSC, and on the prospective delisting of TMKs global depositary receipts from the London Stock Exchange. USD 300 million www.ceelegalmatters.com/russia/13619-debevoise-plimpton-advising-tmk-on-share-repurchase-programme-and-gdr-delisting
25-May Serbia BDK Advokati BDK Advokati has been appointed to act as the local representative for Google under the Serbian Data Protection Act. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/13618-bdk-advokati-appointed-as-google-s-data-protection-representative-in-serbia
26-May Belarus Sorainen Sorainen successfully represented Belomo, a Belarusian enterprise specializing in optomechanical and optoelectronic equipment, in arbitration before the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/belarus/13632-sorainen-successful-for-belomo-in-arbitration
26-May Estonia Cobalt Cobalt advised AS LHV Pank, an Estonian credit institution with shares are listed on the Tallinn Stock Exchange, on the establishment of its EUR 1 billion Covered Bond Program. EUR 1 billion www.ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/13639-cobalt-helps-lhv-pank-establish-covered-bond-program
26-May Estonia Ellex (Raidla) Ellex Raidla advised NGO Back to Work on testing one of the world's first digital immunity passports an application that enables users to securely share data when a person taken a COVID-19 virus test or an antibody test. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/13637-ellex-raidla-helps-back-to-work-launch-digital-immunity-passport-project
26-May Lithuania Ellex (Valiunas); Euroteises Biuras Ellex Valiunas advised Northern Ireland's Mzuri Holdings on the acquisition of 60% stake in Lithuanian window covering manufacturer Domus Lumina. Euroteises Biuras advised Domus Lumina. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13640-ellex-valiunas-advises-on-mzuri-holdings-acquisition-of-stake-in-domus-lumina
26-May Poland White & Case White & Case advised Kenbourne Invest II and Tollerton Investments Limited on the PLN 700 million sale of shares in Play Communications. BofA Securities and Santander Bank Polska S.A. - Santander Biuro Maklerskie acted as joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners. PLN 700 million www.ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13631-white-case-advises-on-play-communications-pln-700-million-share-sale
26-May Romania Buzescu Ca Buzescu Ca successfully represented Alvogen IPCO S.a.r.l., and Alvogen Romania S.R.L. before the Bucharest Court of Appeals in their challenge to an application by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. for a preliminary injunction against the sale of a drug Alvogen distributes. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/romania/13635-buzescu-ca-successful-for-alvogen-ipco-and-alvogen-romania-in-challenge-to-application-for-preliminary-injunction
26-May Serbia Samardzic, Oreski & Grbovic Samardzic Oreski & Grbovic advised Bravos Holding on the acquisition of a high-class office building in Belgrade from DUTB. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/13633-samardzic-oreski-grbovic-advises-bravos-holding-on-acquisition-of-belgrade-office-building
26-May Serbia NKO Partners NKO Partners advised Dr. Max, the largest pharmacy network in Central Europe, on a public-private partnership project involving the concession of 27 state owned pharmacies located in the City of Krusevac and the Rasina District of Serbia. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/13636-nko-partners-helps-dr-max-win-concession-over-27-pharmacies
27-May Austria Deloitte Legal; Lumsden and Partners Deloitte Legal advised Magenta Telekom on structuring its cooperation with the City of Vienna regarding broadband coverage. Lumsden and Partners advised the City of Vienna on the deal. EUR 1 billion www.ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13650-deloitte-legal-and-lumsden-and-partners-advise-on-vienna-s-partnership-with-magenta-telekom
27-May Czech Republic Allen & Overy; Dentons Dentons advised CPI Property Group on a successful tender offer of bonds and the issue of EUR 750 million 2.75% Notes due 2026 under CPI's EUR 8 billion Medium Term Note Program. Allen & Overy advised joint lead managers Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited, Deutsche Bank AG, HSBC Bank plc, Nomura International plc, and Unicredit Bank AG. EUR 750 million www.ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/13668-dentons-and-allen-overy-advise-on-cpi-property-group-s-green-bond-issuance-and-tender-offer
27-May Lithuania Motieka & Audzevicius Motieka & Audzevicius successfully represented the Republic of Serbia before the Lithuanian Court of Appeals in a case regarding the enforcement of Serbias EUR 12 million claim against am unspecified Lithuanian company. EUR 12 million www.ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13646-motieka-audzevicius-successful-for-republic-of-serbia-in-lithuanian-court-of-appeal
27-May Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic successfully defended the interests of TV Play at the Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania against the Radio and Television Commission of Lithuania in a dispute involving the "must carry" obligation under Lithuanian law. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13649-tgs-baltic-successful-for-tv-play-at-supreme-administrative-court-of-lithuania
27-May Romania Filip & Company Filip & Company successfully represented Romanias Financial Supervisory Authority in a dispute against a former board member of the National Securities Commission involving labor and administrative issues worth over RON 1 million. RON 1 million www.ceelegalmatters.com/romania/13647-filip-company-successful-for-romania-s-financial-supervisory-authority-in-dispute-with-former-board-member-of-national-securities-commission
27-May Serbia Karanovic & Partners; NKO Partners Karanovic & Partners advised Canadian precious and base metals exploration company Tethyan Resource Corp on its acquisition of ten percent of the shares and management control over the of the Serbian geological company EFPP. NKO Partners advised EFPP on the deal. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/13648-karanovic-partners-advises-tethyan-resource-corp-on-acquisition-of-10-stake-in-efpp
27-May Serbia NKO Partners NKO Partners advised industrial real estate developer CTP on its EUR 2.1 million acquisition of six hectares of land in Kragujevac, Serbia, from the City of Kragujevac. EUR 2.1 million www.ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/13651-nko-partners-advises-ctp-on-land-acquisition-in-serbia
27-May Ukraine Integrites Integrites advised Sibelco on the acquisition of Ukrainian clay producers Euromineral LLC and Kurdyumovsky Plant PrJSC. The seller was advised by in-house counsel Yana Petrova. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13652-integrites-advises-sibelco-on-acquisition-of-euromineral-and-kurdyumovsky-plant-in-ukraine
28-May Austria Brandl & Talos; Covington & Burling; Herbst Kinsky; Mcdermott Will & Emery; Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss and Covington & Burling advised MSD on its acquisition of Austrian biotech company Themis Bioscience. Brandl & Talos and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati advised the selling shareholders on the deal, with McDermott Will & Emery and Herbst Kinsky advising Themis Bioscience. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13682-wolf-theiss-brandl-talos-and-herbst-kinsky-advise-on-msd-s-acquisition-of-themis-bioscience
28-May Bulgaria CMS CMS advised Korea's Solarian Holdings Ltd. on the acquisition of a 5 MW photovoltaic power plant in Bulgaria from FEC Perun. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/13678-cms-advises-solarian-holdings-on-acquisition-of-5-mw-photovoltaic-power-plant-in-bulgaria
28-May Greece Alexiou-Kosmopoulos; Dracopoulos & Vassalakis; Your Legal Partners Dracopoulos & Vassalakis, Your Legal Partners, and Alexiou-Kosmopoulos have been appointed as legal advisors to the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund on the privatization of regional ports of Alexandroupolis, Heraklion, Igoumenitsa, and Volos through the sale of majority stakes in the state-owned port operating companies. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/13673-dracopoulos-vassalakis-your-legal-partners-and-alexiou-kosmopoulos-to-advise-hellenic-republic-asset-development-fund-on-privatization-of-greek-ports
28-May Hungary D'Ornano Partners; RSM Legal Szucs & Partners D'Ornano Partners advised the Hungarian subsidiary of the Ruget group on the transfer of assets and the sale of real estate to Hungary's Ferzol Group. RSM Legal Szucs & Partners advised Ferzol on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/13672-d-ornano-partners-advises-ruget-group-on-sale-of-assets-to-ferzol
28-May Lithuania Cobalt; Sorainen Cobalt advised Lithuania's AB Lietuvos Radijo ir Televizijos Centras on the sale of its data transmission and digital television business developed under the Mezon brand to Lithuania's Bite Group. Sorainen advised Bite on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13675-cobalt-advises-lietuvos-radijo-ir-televizijos-centras-on-sale-of-mezon-to-bite-group
28-May Poland Dentons; Rymarz Zdort Rymarz Zdort advised a company controlled by a fund managed by Aberdeen Standard Investments on the refinancing of one of its Polish photovoltaic portfolio with an aggregate capacity of 55 MW. Dentons advised Erste Group Bank AG and ING Bank Slaski S.A. on the refinancing. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13671-rymarz-zdort-advises-aberdeen-standard-company-on-refinancing-of-pv-projects
28-May Russia Vegas Lex Vegas Lex won what it calls "two crushing victories" in the Arbitration Court of the North-Western District for pharmaceutical company Alium in disputes related to a contract for the construction of a large pharmaceutical plant. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/13681-vegas-lex-twice-successful-for-alium
28-May Russia Liniya Prava Liniya Prava helped the VTB Group attract investors to Demeter Holding. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/13676-liniya-prava-helps-vtb-group-attract-investors-to-demeter-holding
28-May Slovakia White & Case White & Case advised lead managers Barclays Bank, Citigroup Global Markets Limited, Deutsche Bank AG, HSBC, and Intesa Sanpaolo Group member Vseobecna Uverova Banka on the Slovak Republic's dual tranche issuance of EUR 2 billion 0.250% notes due 2025 and EUR 2 billion 1.000% notes due 2032. EUR 4 billion ceelegalmatters.com/slovakia/13677-white-case-advises-lead-managers-on-slovak-republic-s-eur-4-billion-bond-issuance
29-May Estonia Sorainen Sorainen successfully represented the Polybius Foundation, which had conducted an initial coin offering, in a dispute involving one of the buyers, Maksim Velitsko, who was attempting to force a reversal of his token purchase. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/13699-sorainen-successful-for-polybius-foundation-against-claim-for-refund-following-initial-coin-offering
29-May Latvia Sorainen Sorainen advised Nasdaq CSD SE on a cross-border merger with Nasdaq CSD Iceland hf. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/13694-sorainen-advises-nasdad-csd-on-integrating-iceland-depositary-business
29-May Lithuania Clifford Chance; Dentons; TGS Baltic; Walless TGS Baltic and Dentons advised the Ignitis group on its renewed EUR 1.5 billion medium-term debt securities program and EUR 300 million bond issuance. Clifford Chance and Walles advised intermediaries BNP Paribas, Citi, J.P. Morgan, and Luminor bank. EUR 300 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13698-tgs-baltic-dentons-clifford-chance-and-walless-advise-on-ignitis-eur-300-million-bond-issuance
29-May Poland BCGL; Gessel BCGL advised mBank S.A. on financing granted to PGB Holdco and its subsidiaries for the development and start-up of biogas plant facilities. Gessel advised PGB Holdco on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13690-bcgl-and-gessel-advise-on-mbank-financing-for-pgb-holdco
1-Jun Lithuania Sorainen; TGS Baltic Sorainen advised Danielius Merkinas and Ceslovas Kazlauskas, the founders of NNL LT, on the acquisition of a 44% stake in NNL LT from Litcapital through an acquisition vehicle. TGS Baltic advised Litcapital. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13716-sorainen-and-tgs-baltic-advise-on-founders-acquisition-of-44-of-of-nnl-lt-from-litcapital
1-Jun Romania Filip & Company; Linklaters Filip & Company, working alongside Linklaters, advised the Romanian Ministry of Public Finance on the issuance of Eurobonds in two tranches that raised EUR 3.3 billion from international markets. EUR 3.3 billion ceelegalmatters.com/romania/13714-filip-company-and-linklaters-advise-romanian-ministry-of-public-finance-on-eur-3-3-billion-eurobonds-issuance
1-Jun Russia White & Case White & Case advised Alliance Oil Company Ltd. on a tender offer and consent solicitation in respect of its USD 500 million 7.000% Guaranteed Notes due 2020. USD 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/russia/13712-white-case-advises-alliance-oil-on-tender-offer-and-consent-solicitation
1-Jun Ukraine Ilyashev & Partners The International Trade Practice team of Ilyashev & Partners secured the introduction of provisional anti-dumping duties on imports to Ukraine of steel fasteners originating in the Peoples Republic of China. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13715-ilyashev-partners-secures-introduction-of-provisional-anti-dumping-duty-on-imports-of-steel-fasteners-to-ukraine-from-china
2-Jun Estonia Cobalt Cobalt advised Nordea Bank Abp on amendments to a EUR 280 million loan agreement with AS Tallink Grupp, an Estonian shipping company, that was signed in 2016. EUR 280 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/13719-cobalt-advises-nordea-bank-abp-on-amendments-to-loan-agreement
2-Jun Turkey BTS & Partners; Ilhanli Baser BTS & Partners advised Turkish logistics company Yolda and its founders on their receipt of an investment of USD 835,000 from Collective Spark, an investment fund focusing on tech companies, and various angel investors. Ilhanli Baser advised Collective Spark on the investment. USD 835,000 ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/13720-bts-partners-advise-yolda-on-investment-from-collective-spark
3-Jun Belarus BNT Attorneys; Sorainen Sorainen advised ERGO Group on the sale of its Belarusian non-life subsidiary, ERGO Insurance Company, to the Euroins Insurance Group. BNT advised the Euronis Insurance Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/belarus/13738-sorainen-advises-ergo-group-on-sale-of-ergo-insurance-company-to-euroins-insurance-group
3-Jun Czech Republic Glatzova & Co Glatzova & Co successfully represented the interests of paper products manufacturer Mondi Steti before the Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/13736-glatzova-co-successful-for-mondi-steti-before-czech-constitutional-court
3-Jun Estonia Sorainen Sorainen advised transportation platform Bolt on a EUR 100 million investment from London-based investment firm Naya Capital Management. EUR 100 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/13730-sorainen-advises-bolt-on-eur-100-million-investment-agreement-with-naya-capital-management
3-Jun Estonia Ellex (Raidla) Ellex Raidla advised the European Investment Bank on a EUR 25 million loan to the North Estonia Medical Centre. EUR 25 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/13737-ellex-raidla-advises-the-eib-on-eur-25-million-loan-to-north-estonia-medical-centre
3-Jun Serbia Kinstellar Kinstellar advised Korea's Kyungshin Cable on the construction of a 12,000-square-meter factory in the Serbian town of Smederevska Palanka. EUR 20 million ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/13735-kinstellar-advises-kyungshin-cable-on-construction-of-factory-in-serbia
3-Jun Serbia NKO Partners NKO Partners advised Lola Real Estate on its acquisition of 9,376 square meters of land in a public tender procedure from the Belgrade Land Agency, then advised Lola Real Estate sole shareholder Loran Soco on the sale of the company to the Czech Republic's UDI Group. Sole practitioner Aleksandra Nedeljkovic advised UDI on the latter deal. EUR 7 million ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/13731-nko-partners-advises-on-lola-real-estate-transactions
3-Jun Turkey Abcoo; Baker Mckenzie; Baker Mckenzie (Esin Attorney Partnership); BTS & Partners; Dentons; Dentons (Baseak); GKC Partners; Verdi Law Firm; White & Case White & Case and its associated Turkish firm, GKC Partners, advised interactive entertainment company Zynga Inc. on its USD 1.8 billion acquisition of Istanbul-based Peak Oyun Yazilim ve Pazarlama, A.S. Baker McKenzie, working with its Turkish affiliate, the Esin Attorney Partnership, advised Peak on the transaction. Dentons, along with its affiliate Balcioglu Selcuk Ardiyok Keki Avukatlik Ortakligi, advised Hummingbird Ventures CVA as the investor seller. BTS & Partners advised Endeavour Catalyst, as an investor seller, and Abcoo had advised Peak Founder and CEO Sidar Sahin. USD 1.8 billion ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/13739-white-case-gkc-partners-baker-mckenzie-and-esin-attorney-partnership-advise-on-zynga-s-acquisition-of-peak
3-Jun Ukraine Asters Asters advised the EBRD on financing provided to Lantmannen Axa, a producer of breakfast cereals in Ukraine that is owned by Swedens agribusiness cooperative Lantmannen. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13732-asters-advises-ebrd-on-loan-to-lantmannen-axa
3-Jun Ukraine Ilyashev & Partners Ilyashev & Partners successfully protected the interests of Ukrainian Match Factory LLC in an anti-dumping investigation on the importation of matches originating in the Republic of Belarus and the Russian Federation into Ukraine. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13729-ilyashev-partners-successful-for-ukrainian-match-factory-in-anti-dumping-duty-investigation
4-Jun Poland Allen & Overy; Ellex (Valiunas) Ellex Valiunas advised Energy Solar Projekty sp.z o.o on its receipt of a EUR 36 million loan from the EIB and DNB Bank Polska. Allen & Overy advised DNB Bank Polska on the loan, which is designed for the development of a solar power plant project in Poland. EUR 36 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13746-ellex-valiunas-and-allen-overy-advise-on-energy-solar-projekty-s-eur-36-million-loan
4-Jun Poland Baker Mckenzie; CMS; DLA Piper; White & Case CMS advised Grupa Azoty Polyolefins on financing it received from Grupa Lotos SA and South Korea's Hyundai Engineering and Korea Overseas Infrastructure & Urban Development Corporation for the Police Polimery polypropylene project in Poland, as well as on the implementation of the project. Baker McKenzie advised Grupa Lotos and DLA Piper advised Hyundai and Korea Overseas Infrastructure & Urban Development on the deal. USD 1.20 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13752-cms-dla-piper-baker-mckenzie-and-white-case-advise-on-grupa-azoty-s-financing-for-polimery-police-in-poland
4-Jun Poland Act (BSWW); Deloitte Legal Act BSWW advised the Adventum International investment fund on the acquisition of a 17,000-square-meter office building in Wroclaw, Poland, from EFL Service SA,, which is controlled by Europejski Fundusz Leasingowy SA. Deloitte Legal advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13743-act-bsww-and-deloitte-legal-advise-on-adventum-international-s-acquisition-of-wroclaw-office-building-from-efl-service
4-Jun Poland CMS; Eversheds Sutherland Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski advised the Lithuanian electricity transmission system operator on an agreement regarding the construction of the Harmony Link submarine cable between Lithuania and Poland. CMS advised Polish power transmission system operator PSE on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13742-eversheds-sutherland-wierzbowski-advises-litgrid-on-harmony-link-construction
4-Jun Russia Clifford Chance Clifford Chance advised the Russian Far East and Arctic Development Fund on a loan of RUB 5.7 billion (approximately USD 80 million) for the Amur hydrometallurgical plant, a subsidiary of Polymetal. RUB 5.7 billion ceelegalmatters.com/russia/13744-clifford-chance-advises-far-east-and-arctic-development-fund-on-rub-5-7-billion-facility-for-polymetal
5-Jun Czech Republic Kinstellar Kinstellar advised US-based Novavax, a late-stage biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, on its acquisition of Praha Vaccines a.s. from the Cyrus Poonawalla Group. USD 167 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/13756-kinstellar-advises-novavax-on-acquisition-of-praha-vaccines-from-cyrus-poonawalla-group
5-Jun Poland Hogan Lovells; Linklaters Linklaters advised Swedish real estate private equity firm NIAM on the sale of Silesia Business Park A and B in Katowice to the Philippine's ISOC Group, represented in Poland by Augusta Cracovia, which was advised by Hogan Lovells. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13753-linklaters-and-hogan-lovells-advise-on-niam-s-sale-of-silesia-business-park-a-and-b-to-isoc
8-Jun Czech Republic Dentons; Latham & Watkins Dentons advised Sev.en Energy on the acquisition of US-based metallurgical coal producer Blackhawk Mining. Latham & Watkins advised Blackhawk on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/13770-dentons-advises-sev-en-energy-on-acquisition-of-blackhawk-mining
8-Jun Estonia TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Iron Mountain Inc. on the applicable time limits for the preservation of documents and obligations regarding the submission of documents to public authorities. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/13763-tgs-baltic-provides-iron-mountain-with-overview-of-time-limits-for-preservation-of-documents
8-Jun Lithuania Sorainen; SPC Legal Sorainen advised venture capital fund Open Circle Capital on an unspecified investment in Lithuanian marketing startup Billo. SPC Legal advised Billo. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13766-sorainen-and-spc-legal-advise-on-oracle-circle-capital-investment-in-billo
8-Jun Poland MGS Law MGS Law advised Orange Poland on two Power Purchase Agreements concluded with German renewable energy projects developer WPD regardingwind farms WPD will operate in Jarocin (5 MW) and Krotoszyn (10 MW). N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13764-mgs-law-advises-orange-poland-on-power-purchase-agreements-with-wpd-in-poland
8-Jun Poland DWF DWF advised Polish Enterprise Fund VIII, a private equity fund managed by Enterprise Investors, on an unspecified investment in the Vehis Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13767-dwf-advises-enterprise-investors-on-investment-in-vehis-group
8-Jun Poland Gide Loyrette Nouel The Warsaw office of Gide advised Archicom on its EUR 33.8 million sale of the City One office building in Wroclaw to an unnamed institutional investor. EUR 33.8 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13771-gide-advises-archicom-on-sale-of-wroclaw-office-complex
8-Jun Poland Mrowiec Fialek & Partners Mrowiec Fialek & Partners advised Polski Holding Nieruchomosci S.A. on the issuance of E series shares and on their admission to trading on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. PLN 4.2 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13769-mrowiec-fialek-partners-advises-on-polski-holding-nieruchomosci-s-e-series-share-issuance
8-Jun Poland Dentons; Penteris Dentons advised commercial real estate developer Cavatina Holding on the sale of three A-class office buildings in the Equal Business Park office complex in Krakow to a consortium managed by Apollo-Rida Poland. Penteris advised Apollo-Rida on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13760-dentons-and-penteris-advise-on-cavatina-holding-s-sale-of-office-complex-in-krakow
8-Jun Poland Rymarz Zdort Rymarz Zdort advised funds controlled by Aberdeen Standard Investments on the acquisition of a portfolio of 130 photovoltaic plants with a total capacity of 122 MW from Poland's R. Power Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13774-rymarz-zdort-advises-aberdeen-standard-controlled-funds-on-acquisition-of-photovoltaic-plant-portfolio
9-Jun Austria Allen & Overy; BPV Huegel; Dorda; Rittershaus; Siwa Rechtsanwalte Szinger & Partner BPV Huegel, working with SIWE Rechtsanwalte Sinzger & Partner, advised Dogado GmbH a subsidiary of European Directories on its acquisition of Austrian hosting provider Easyname GmbH. Dorda and Rittershaus advised the seller, Easynames Founder and Managing Director Florian Schicker, and Allen & Overys Frankfurt office advised European Directories. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13782-bpv-huegel-dorda-and-allen-overy-advise-on-dogado-s-merger-with-easyname
9-Jun Austria Taylor Wessing; Wolf Theiss Taylor Wessing advised the Korber Group and subsidiary Werum IT Solutions GmbH on their acquisition of the operations of Exputec GmbH and Exputec Kft. Wolf Theiss advised Exputec on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13777-taylor-wessing-and-wolf-theiss-advise-on-korber-acquisition-of-exputec
9-Jun Russia Baker Mckenzie; Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner advised Kopy Goldfields AB on Russian matters related to its acquisition of authorized capital of the Russian gold mining company Amur Gold from HC Alliance Mining Group Ltd. and Lexor Group SA. Baker McKenzie advised the sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/13779-bryan-cave-leighton-paisner-and-baker-mckenzie-advise-on-kopy-goldfields-acquisition-of-authorized-capital-of-amur-gold
10-Jun Austria Cerha Hempel; Preslmayr Cerha Hempel, working alongside German law firm Menold Benzler, advised Alfred Ritter GmbH & Co KG on its acquisition of a production facility belonging to Mars Austria OG in the Austrian village of Breitenbrunn. Preslmayr advised Mars. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13785-cerha-hempel-and-preslmayr-advise-on-ritter-s-acquisition-of-production-facility-from-mars
10-Jun Lithuania Cobalt Cobalt advised APX on an unspecified pre-seed investment in Haslle. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13784-cobalt-advises-apx-on-investment-in-haslle
10-Jun Turkey Allen & Overy; Gedik & Eraksoy Allen & Overy and Gedik & Eraksoy advised Standard Chartered Bank and Bank of America as arrangers of an ESG-linked syndicated loan facility for Turkeys Garanti BBVA. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/13786-allen-overy-and-gedik-eraksoy-advise-arrangers-on-esg-linked-syndicated-loan-to-garanti-bbva
10-Jun Ukraine Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko advised Dobrobut on the acquisition of the Doctor Sam medical network, which operates three clinics in Kyiv. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13783-sayenko-kharenko-advises-dobrobut-on-acquisition-of-doctor-sam-medical-network
11-Jun Austria Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner Fellner Wratzfeld & Partners supported the biodiversity project known as "Mielo" and donated a large amount of the honey produced through the project to the parish of St. Stephens Cathedral in Vienna. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13790-fellner-wratzfeld-partner-supports-biodiversity-project-and-donates-to-parish-of-st-stephen-s-cathedral
11-Jun Austria Weber & Co.; Wolf Theiss Weber & Co advised Wienerberger AG, a Vienna-based supplier of building materials and infrastructure solutions, on its issuance of EUR 400 million of 2.750% 2020-2025 Bonds. Wolf Theiss advised joint lead managers BNP Paribas, Raiffeisen Bank International AG, and UniCredit on the issuance. EUR 400 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13792-weber-co-and-wolf-theiss-advise-on-wienerberger-s-eur-400-million-corporate-bond-issue
11-Jun Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen successfully defended the interests of racing organizer NASCAR in disputes involving the registration of the company's trademark in Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/13787-sorainen-successful-for-nascar-in-baltic-trademark-disputes
11-Jun Poland Gide Loyrette Nouel; White & Case Gide Loyrette Nouel advised Sierra Gorda on its entrance into a credit facility agreement of USD 200 million with Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego. Gide also advised corporate guarantors KGHM Polska Miedz S.A., Sumitomo Metal Mining Co. Ltd, and Sumitomo Corporation. White & Case advised Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego on the deal. EUR 200 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13794-gide-and-white-case-advises-on-usd-200-million-financing-for-sierra-gorda
11-Jun Russia Noerr Noerr advised the Bauer Media Group on the sale of its interests in its Russian publishing companies to its current Russian management. The portfolio sold by BMG consists of interests in five Russian entities and around 90 magazines in total. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/13791-noerr-advises-bauer-media-group-on-sale-of-russian-publishing-business
11-Jun Ukraine Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko advised the EBRD on its up-to-USD 60 million secured loan to the Fozzy Group. USD 60 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13793-sayenko-kharenko-advises-ebrd-on-usd-60-million-loan-to-fozzy-group
11-Jun Ukraine Asters Asters successfully defended PrivatBank CB JSC, the largest bank in Ukraine by assets, in a defamation dispute with O. Dubilet, the former chairman of the bank's board, before the Civil Court of Cassation of the Supreme Court in Ukraine. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13795-asters-defends-privatbank-in-defamation-suit-before-ukraine-s-supreme-court
12-Jun Czech Republic Kocian Solc Balastik Kocian Solc Balastik successfully represented the Czech Republic's National Theatre in a rent dispute before the Czech Supreme Court. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/13796-ksb-successful-for-czech-national-theatre-in-rent-dispute
15-Jun Austria Schoenherr Schoenherr, acting as leader of a consortium of European law firms, conducted what it describes as "a comprehensive study on the regulatory and administrative requirements for entry and trade on the gas wholesale market in the EU for the European Commission, Directorate General Energy." N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13812-schoenherr-advises-european-commission-on-legislative-options-for-upgrading-european-gas-markets
15-Jun Bulgaria Kinstellar Kinstellar served as legal counsel to the SOF Connect consortium on litigation related to its successful participation in the tender that resulted in its receiving the 35-year concession to operate the Sofia airport. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/13799-kinstellar-helps-meridiam-led-consortium-obtain-final-approval-for-sofia-airport-concession
15-Jun Czech Republic Kocian Solc Balastik Kocian Solc Balastik helped prepare contractual documentation for the Arete investment and real estate group related to the refinancing of the portfolio of its EUR 80 million CEE II sub-fund. EUR 80 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/13809-ksb-advises-arete-group-on-refinancing
15-Jun Estonia Fort Fort's Estonia office advised AS LHV Pank, a subsidiary of AS LHV Group, on its acquisition of Danske Banks business unit operating the Estonian corporate and public sector credits, which at the end of April amounted to approximately EUR 312 million. EUR 312 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/13813-fort-advises-as-lhv-pank-on-acquisition-of-danske-bank-business-unit
15-Jun Estonia Sorainen Sorainen advised the Estonian technology company Milrem Robotics on raising EUR 5.5 million from a number of prominent Estonian investors. EUR 5.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/13810-sorainen-advises-milrem-robotics-on-funding
15-Jun Estonia Sorainen Sorainen Estonia advised Communications & Power Industries on the acquisition of SATCOM Technologies, the antenna systems business of General Dynamics. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/13805-sorainen-estonia-advises-communications-power-industries-on-acquisition-of-satcom-technologies
15-Jun Lithuania Cerniauskas & Partners; Glimstedt; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised venture capital fund Koinvesticinis Fondas and four other business angels on their investment of EUR 210,000 in Lithuanian start-up Funkciniai Gerimai. Cerniauskas & Partners advised Funkciniai Gerimai on the deal, while Glimstedt advised the business angels. EUR 210,000 ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13811-tgs-baltic-and-glimstedt-advise-on-investment-in-kombucha-drink-start-up
15-Jun Lithuania Ellex (Valiunas); TGS Baltic Ellex Valiunas advised Quaero European Infrastructure Fund II on the acquisition of UAB Duomenu Logistikos Centras from energy company Ignitis Group and Litgrid. TGS Baltic advised the sellers on the transaction. EUR 10.1 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13801-ellex-valiunas-and-tgs-baltic-advise-on-quaero-s-acquisition-of-duomenu-logistikos-centras
15-Jun Poland Bird & Bird; SRC Bird & Bird advised mBank on an unspecified financing and refinancing transaction related to the construction of 28 solar farms in northwestern Poland owned by seven SPVs belonging to Denmark's Nordic Solar. SRC advised Nordic Solar. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13800-bird-bird-advises-mbank-on-loan-to-nordic-solar-for-construction-of-solar-farms-in-poland
15-Jun Poland Jara Drapala & Partners JDP helped a consortium composed of Intercor, Stecol, and Sinohydro to win a tender announced by PKP PLK S.A. and involving the construction of part of Rail Baltica, a railway corridor connecting Berlin, Warsaw, Kaunas, Riga, Tallinn and Helsinki. PLN 4.1 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13808-jdp-helps-intercor-stecol-and-sinohydro-win-major-railway-tender-in-poland
15-Jun Russia Herbert Smith Freehills; White & Case White & Case advised Russian online video streaming service IVI on financing it received from Alfa Bank. Herbert Smith Freehills advised Alfa Bank on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/13806-white-case-and-herbert-smith-freehills-advise-on-ivi-s-financing-from-alfa-bank
15-Jun Serbia JPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic JPM helped Gastrans d.o.o. Novi Sad draft the Natural Gas Transmission System Network Code, which, with the consent of the Energy Agency of the Republic of Serbia, entered into force on May 30, 2020. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/13802-jpm-assists-with-preparation-of-serbia-s-natural-gas-transmission-system-network-code
15-Jun Turkey BTS & Partners; Norton Rose Fulbright; Norton Rose Fulbright (Inal Kama Attorney Partners) BTS & Partners advised the shareholders of mobile payment and bank transfer service provider Payguru on the sale of 100% of its shares to Tpay Mobile. Norton Rose Fulbright London and the Inal Kama Attorney Partnership advised Tpay Mobile on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/13814-bts-partners-inal-kama-attorney-partnership-and-norton-rose-advise-on-sale-of-payguru-to-tpay-mobile
16-Jun Albania Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised joint lead managers Banca IMI, Citi Bank, JP Morgan, and Raiffeisen Bank International on the Republic of Albanias EUR 650 million seven-year international bond issuance. EUR 650 million ceelegalmatters.com/albania/13820-wolf-theiss-advises-joint-lead-managers-on-albania-s-eur-650-million-bond-issuance
16-Jun Czech Republic Kocian Solc Balastik Kocian Solc Balastik advised Czech hosting company Ignum, a member of Slovakias WY Group, on the acquisition of the hosting division of Axfone LLC, a development and telecommunications company with branches in Europe, the USA, and Asia. Solo practitioner Richard Sysel advised Axfone on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/13821-ksb-advises-ignum-on-acquisition-of-axfone
16-Jun Czech Republic Masek, Koci, Aujezdsky; Vyskocil Kroslak a Partneri Masek, Koci, Aujezdsky advised sports platform Livesport on the acquisition of film portal Kinobox.cz from entrepreneur Peter Vachler, who will remain on as a consultant. Vyskocil, Kroslak a Partneri advised Vachler on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/13825-masek-koci-aujezdsky-and-vyskocil-kroslak-a-partneri-advise-on-livesport-s-acquisition-of-kinobox-from-peter-vachler
16-Jun Estonia Sorainen Sorainen advised Livonia Partners on the sale of a majority stake in Thermory, a producer of thermally modified wood and sauna materials, to Estonian capital-based UG Investeeringud, which as a result transforms from a minority to a majority shareholder. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/13819-sorainen-advises-livonia-partners-on-sale-of-majority-stake-in-thermory
16-Jun Estonia Cobalt; Schjodt Cobalt advised the Algeco Group on its acquisition of Wexus Group AS from Norvestor Equity AS. Norway's Schjodt law firm advised the sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/13823-cobalt-advises-algeco-group-on-acquisition-of-wexus-group
16-Jun Estonia Sorainen Sorainen advised the Fortum Corporation on the acquisition by subsidiary Fortum Heat Estonia of the remaining 40% in district heating and cooling group Fortum Tartu from Giga. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/13827-sorainen-advises-fortum-on-purchase-of-remainder-of-forum-tartu-from-giga
16-Jun Estonia TGS Baltic Acting on behalf of Erial Ehitus OU, TGS Baltic successfully persuaded the Supreme Court of Estonia to overrule lower courts' rulings that the company's name could not be registered because the word construction ("ehitus," in Estonian) in its name was protected as a trademark. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/13824-tgs-baltic-successful-for-erial-ehitus-in-trademark-dispute-at-estonian-supreme-court
16-Jun Lithuania Ellex (Valiunas) Ellex Valiunas persuaded the Supreme Court of Lithuania to rule that the Kaunas City Municipality may continue centralizing food purchases for pre-school education institutions. EUR 900,000 ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13828-ellex-valiunas-successful-for-kaunas-city-municipality-before-supreme-court-of-lithuania-in-procurement-dispute
16-Jun Serbia Karanovic & Partners Karanovic & Partners advised Serbian IT company 3Lateral on its EUR 7.7 million acquisition of a 6,500-square-meter lot from the City of Novi Sad. EUR 7.7 million ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/13822-karanovic-partners-advises-3lateral-on-land-acquisition-in-serbia
17-Jun Czech Republic CMS; Dunovska & Partners CMS advised Arkance on its acquisition of CAD Studio, a company involved in the digitalization of manufacturing and construction industries in the Czech and Slovak Republics and Hungary, from Autocont, a member of the Aricoma Group. Dunovska & Partners advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/13834-cms-and-dunovska-partners-advise-on-arkance-s-acquisition-of-cad-studio
17-Jun Greece Karatzas & Partners; Zepos & Yannopoulos Zepos & Yannopoulos advised Bain Capital Credit LP on the acquisition of a portfolio of approximately 2,800 primarily secured non-performing corporate loans, originated or otherwise owned by National Bank of Greece S.A. Karatzas & Partners advised the NBG EUR 1.6 billion ceelegalmatters.com/greece/13835-zeya-and-karatzas-partners-advise-on-bain-capital-acquisition-of-secured-npl-portfolio-from-national-bank-of-greece
17-Jun Greece Karatzas & Partners; Zepos & Yannopoulos Zepos & Yannopoulos advised arrangers Alantra Corporate Portfolio Advisors, Mediobanca Banca di Credito Finanziario, and security trustee, cash manager, and account bank Citibank London branch on the EUR 7.5 billion multi-asset NPE securitization of Eurobank Ergasias. Karatzas & Partners advised Eurobank Ergasias. EUR 7.5 billion ceelegalmatters.com/greece/13840-zeya-and-karatzas-partners-advise-on-eurobank-ergasias-npe-securitization
17-Jun Lithuania Walless Walless helped the Ambr Groups set up a Lithuanian subsidiary Ambr Payments UAB and obtain an electronic money license from the Bank of Lithuania to issue electronic money and provide payment services. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13837-walless-helps-ambr-group-set-up-a-subsidiary-and-obtain-an-electronic-money-license
17-Jun Poland CK Legal; Decisive Worldwide Szmigiel Papros Gregorczyk Decisive Worldwide Szmigiel Papros Gregorczyk advised Rengl Polska Sp. z o. o. on its acquisition of the assets of Krakow's Wenecja Advertising Agency. CK Legal advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13838-decisive-worldwide-and-ck-legal-advised-on-rengl-polska-s-acquisition-of-assets-of-wenecja-advertising-agency
17-Jun Ukraine Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko successfully represented the interests of PJSC Manufacturing Association Stalkanat-Silur in a sunset review of antidumping measures against the import of wire ropes originating from China into Ukraine. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13836-sayenko-kharenko-successful-for-stalkanat-silur-in-review-of-anti-dumping-measures
17-Jun Ukraine Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko advised JSC Novokramatorsky Machine Building Plant in a sunset review of anti-dumping measures against the import of casting rollers originating from Ukraine into the Eurasian Economic Union. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13841-sayenko-kharenko-advises-jsc-novokramatorsky-machine-building-plant-on-antidumping-review
18-Jun Austria Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised Euronext Amsterdam-listed Royal DSM on its acquisition of the Erber Group. Cerha Hempel advised San Pacific Investment and San Venture Biotech, as well as their sole shareholder Erich Erber, on the sale of Erber to Royal DSM. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13826-wolf-theiss-advises-royal-dsm-on-acquisition-of-erber-group
18-Jun Bulgaria Boyanov & Co; Kinstellar Kinstellar advised regional property developer Globe Trade Center on negotiations with Germanys Commerzbank to lease 3,500 square meters of space at Sofia' Advance Business Center II office building. Boyanov & Co advised Commerzbank on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/13850-kinstellar-and-boyanov-co-advise-on-gtc-s-pre-lease-agreement-with-commerzbank
18-Jun Poland Norton Rose Fulbright Norton Rose Fulbright advised a consortium of Polish banks consisting of mBank S.A. and Santander Bank Polska S.A. in relation to the financing of R. Power's 121 MWp PV installations in Poland. PLN 350 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13845-norton-rose-fulbright-advises-consortium-of-polish-banks-on-financing-pv-project-in-poland
18-Jun Romania Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii Tuca Zbarcea & Asocatii successfully represented the Romanian Tennis Federation, led by former world tennis star Ion Tiriac, against several challenges to the registration of the new board. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/13843-tuca-zbarcea-asociatii-successful-for-romanian-tennis-federation-in-bucharest-court-of-appeal
19-Jun Estonia Triniti Triniti successfully persuaded the Tallinn Circuit Court of Appeal to uphold the judgment of the District Court in a dispute between Estonian individual Katrin Lust and prominent chiropractor and entertainer Allan Gary Oolo involving an episode of the Estonian TV show Kuuuurija. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/13856-triniti-successful-in-copyright-and-defamation-dispute-before-estonian-court
19-Jun Ukraine Aver Lex Aver Lex persuaded Ukraine's cassation Administrative Court to uphold the judgments of lower courts that the dismissal of Ukraine's Sergey Bochkovskiy from the Head of the Emergency Service of Ukraine was unlawful and groundless. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13855-aver-lex-persuades-administrative-court-of-appeal-that-termination-of-ukraine-s-head-of-emergency-services-was-unlawful
19-Jun Ukraine Esquires Attorneys At Law Esquires successfully defended Solum LLC in a dispute over real estate property rights valued at USD 8.5 million. USD 8.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13852-esquires-successful-for-solum-in-dispute-over-real-estate
22-Jun Bulgaria Georgiev, Todorov & Co. Georgiev, Todorov & Co advised COMSED JSC, the largest retail chain for toys and children's accessories in Bulgaria, on a change in the ownership structure of the company. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/13872-georgiev-todorov-co-advises-comsed-jsc-on-ownership-restructuring
22-Jun Greece Karatzas & Partners; Karatzas & Partners; Koutalidis Koutalidis advised Eurobank Ergasias S.A. on the sale of 80% stake of subsidiary Eurobank Financial Planning Services to DoValue S.p.A. DoValue was advised by Karatzas & Partners. EUR 11.3 billion ceelegalmatters.com/greece/13867-koutalidis-and-karatzas-partners-advise-on-eurobank-sale-of-majority-of-eurobank-financial-planning-services
22-Jun Poland CMS; Rymarz Zdort Rymarz Zdort advised a fund controlled by Aberdeen Standard Investments on its acquisition of a portfolio of 41 photovoltaic projects from Lithuania-based Green Genius. CMS advised Green Genius on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13866-rymarz-zdort-and-cms-advise-on-aberdeen-standard-investments-acquisition-of-40mw-photovoltaic-portfolio
22-Jun Romania BPV Grigorescu Stefanica; CEE Attorneys CEE Attorneys Boanta, Gidei si Asociatii advised the Sparking Capital investment fund on financing granted to the Romanian start-up K Factory. BPV Grigorescu Stefanica advised K-Factory on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/13871-cee-attorneys-and-bpv-grigorescu-stefanica-advise-on-sparking-capital-s-financing-of-k-factory-s-smart-manufacturing-platform
22-Jun Ukraine Ilyashev & Partners Ilyashev & Partners persuaded the District Administrative Court of Kyiv to suspend the June 9, 2020 decision of the General Director of Ukroboronprom, Aivaras Abromavicius, dismissing Oleksandr Donets, the president of the Antonov State Enterprise. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13869-ilyashev-partners-persuades-district-court-to-reinstate-head-of-strategic-state-enterprise-antonov
23-Jun Estonia Sorainen Sorainen advised EIB on financing a project related to the modernization of tracks and signaling and traffic control systems of Estonian Railways. EUR 95 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/13883-sorainen-helps-eib-support-renewal-of-estonian-railway-infrastructure
23-Jun Lithuania Cobalt; Sorainen Cobalt advised Western Union Processing Lithuania on its lease of more than 15,000 square meters of office space from Finland's Technopolis real estate investment and management company, which was advised by Sorainen. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13887-cobalt-and-sorainen-advise-on-western-union-processing-lithuania-s-lease-agreement-with-technopolis
23-Jun Lithuania Sorainen; Walless Sorainen advised electronic money institution Verse Payments Lithuania on its acquisition by Square, an electronic payment and financial services company headquartered in San Francisco and listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Walless advised Square. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13879-sorainen-and-walless-advise-on-square-acquisition-of-verse-payments-lithuania
23-Jun Poland Schnittker Moellmann Partners; SSW Pragmatic Solutions; Taylor Wessing SSW Pragmatic Solutions, working with Germany's Schnittker Moellmann Partners, advised Polish private equity investor ARIA Private Equity on its investment in Inuru, a company providing electronic packaging solutions. Taylor Wessing advised Inuru on the transaction. EUR 2 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13881-ssw-pragmatic-solutions-advises-aria-private-equity-on-investment-in-inuru
23-Jun Poland Gawronski & Partners Gawronski & Partners advised Przedsiebiorstwo Wodociagow i Kanalizacji on the organization of a public procurement procedure for the construction of a pioneer nutrient recovery facility designed torecover phosphorus from reclaimed water in a sewage treatment plant in the Polish town of Cielcza. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13886-gawronski-partners-advises-przedsiebiorstwo-wodociagow-i-kanalizacji-on-public-procurement-procedure-for-construction-of-pioneer-nutrient-recovery-facility
23-Jun Poland Linklaters Linklaters advised Polish Logistics LLP on the acquisition and financing of a logistics park in Piotrkow Trybunalski, near Lodz, from unnamed sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13878-linklaters-advises-polish-logistics-on-property-acquisition-in-poland
23-Jun Poland Dentons; Linklaters Linklaters advised the EBRD and BNP Paribas Bank Polska on financing provided to five Polish special purpose vehicles owned by the French renewable energy developer and operator Qair and the French infrastructure fund RGreen Invest and advised BNP Paribas Bank Polska on financing provided to three Polish special purpose vehicles of the same portfolio, with the total financing to the portfolio amounting to approximately PLN 700 million. Dentons advised Qair on the deal. PLN 700 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13884-linklaters-and-dentons-advise-on-ebrd-and-bnp-paribas-financing-of-200-mw-portfolio-of-wind-and-solar-projects-in-poland
23-Jun Romania Kinstellar Kinstellar advised FirstFarms, a Denmark-based land and agriculture investor in Eastern Europe, on the sale of a farm covering approximately 1,700 hectares in Western Romania. EUR 11.4 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/13885-kinstellar-advises-firstfarms-on-sale-of-farm-in-western-romania
23-Jun Romania DLA Piper; Stratulat Albulescu Stratulat Albulescu advised CODA Intelligence on a EUR 800,000 seed funding round led by Romanian Early Game Ventures and including technology investment fund ROCA X and other angel investors. DLA Piper advised Early Game Ventures on the deal. EUR 800,000 ceelegalmatters.com/romania/13877-stratulat-albulescu-and-dla-piper-advise-on-coda-intelligence-seed-funding
23-Jun Russia Debevoise Debevoise & Plimpton advised Sberbank on the acquisition of a 75% stake in 2GIS, an international digital maps and city guides company that provides "geo-information and hyperlocal services." N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/13876-debevoise-advises-sberbank-on-acquisition-of-75-stake-in-2gis
23-Jun Russia DLA Piper; Herbert Smith Freehills DLA Piper advised Veon Holdings B.V.on the RUB 100 billion refinancing of its facilities with Russia's Sberbank. Herbert Smith Freehills advised Sberbank. RUB 100 billion ceelegalmatters.com/russia/13882-dla-piper-and-herbert-smith-freehills-advise-on-veon-holdings-refinancing
23-Jun Serbia JPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic JPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic advised sellers Milija Babovic and Apsara on the sale of a 67% stake in the Victoria Group to the MK Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/13880-jpm-advises-on-mk-group-s-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-victoria-group
24-Jun Austria Weber & Co.; White & Case Weber & Co advised OMV AG, the international integrated oil and gas company headquartered in Vienna, on the issuance of two tranches of corporate bonds. White & Case's Frankfurt office advised joint lead managers Citigroup Global Markets Europe AG, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft, Erste Group Bank AG, Landesbank Baden-Wuerttemberg, Mizuho Securities Europe GmbH, and Raiffeisen Bank International AG. EUR 1.5 billion ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13899-weber-co-and-white-case-advise-on-omv-s-high-volume-corporate-bonds-issue
24-Jun Hungary Cerha Hempel; Lakatos, Koves & Partners Lakatos Koves & Partners advised the Dubai-based Al Habtoor Group on the sale of Budapest's Rumbach Center to GalCap Europe, a real estate asset and investment manager operating in Austria and Central Europe. Cerha Hempel advised GalCap Europe on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/13895-lakatos-koves-partners-and-cerha-hempel-advise-on-sale-of-rumbach-center
24-Jun Poland CK Legal CK Legal advised Selvita S.A. on its successfully allotment of 2.38 million of C series shares, raising EUR 20.6 million from investors. EUR 20.6 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13897-ck-legal-advises-selvita-on-issuance-of-new-shares
26-Jun Austria Dorda Dorda advised Eastern Property Holdings on the acquisition of an office building in Vienna. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13911-dorda-advises-eastern-property-holdings-on-acquisition-of-office-building-in-vienna
26-Jun Austria BPV Huegel BPV Huegel helped Austrian low-cost airline Level Europe GmbH initiate and implement judicial insolvency proceedings at the Regional Court of Korneuburg. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13918-bpv-huegel-helps-austrian-discount-airline-file-for-insolvency
26-Jun Austria; Slovenia Cerha Hempel; Schoenherr Cerha Hempel advised MK Group Global Limited on the acquisition of a loan portfolio from Heta Asset Resolution AG and the acquisition of the direct and indirect shareholdings of HETA in three Slovenian wind-down entities that manage receivables from non-performing loans granted by the former Hypo Alpe-Adria-Bank International AG and its subsidiaries to customers in Slovenia. Schoenherr advised the Republic of Austria as the owner of HETA. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/13906-cerha-hempel-and-schoenherr-advise-on-mk-group-s-on-acquisition-of-heta-loan-portfolio-and-slovenian-wind-down-entities
26-Jun Bulgaria Georgiev, Todorov & Co. Georgiev, Todorov & Co successfully represented the Port of Burgas on its appeal of a decision of the Energy and Water Regulatory Commission regarding a connection to Bulgaria's national electricity transmission grid. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/13907-georgiev-todorov-co-successful-for-port-burgas-in-electric-grid-connection-dispute
26-Jun Estonia Cobalt Cobalt helped Luminor Bank request the termination of the reorganization proceedings of dumpling producer Uvic. EUR 9 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/13908-cobalt-helps-luminor-bank-obtain-termination-of-reorganization-proceedings-of-estonian-dumpling-producer
26-Jun Estonia Cobalt Cobalt advised AS Baltika on reorganization proceedings. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/13923-cobalt-advises-as-baltika-on-successful-reorganization-proceedings
26-Jun Estonia Cobalt; Ellex (Raidla); Sorainen Cobalt advised Fortumo and Ellex Raidla advised the company's founders and shareholders Mobi Solutions, Rain Rannu and Veljo Otsason on the sale of Fortumo to global mobile payments platform Boku. Sorainen advised Boku on the deal. USD 45 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/13917-cobalt-ellex-raidla-and-sorainen-advise-on-sale-of-fortumo-to-boku
26-Jun Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen assisted the Kino Pavasaris Vilnius International Film Festival on the removal of counterfeit copies of the Oscar-winning movie Parasite from illegal torrent sites in Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13915-sorainen-helps-vilnius-international-film-festival-kino-pavasaris-fight-digital-piracy
26-Jun Poland Gessel Gessel advised Polish stem cell bank Polski Bank Komorki Macierzystych on its EUR 420,000 acquisition of 53% of the share capital of Milan-based Sorgente S.r.l. EUR 420,000 ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13916-gessel-advises-polski-bank-komorki-macierzystych-on-agreement-to-purchase-majority-of-sorgente
26-Jun Poland Gessel Gessel advised Anwim on its investment in a network of unmanned eMila service stations. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13910-gessel-advises-anwim-on-investment-in-emila-gas-station-network
26-Jun Poland Arena Legal; Gessel; Lewczuk Lyszczarek I Wspolnicy Gessel advised the Sunfish Partners fund on participating in an investment round, together with Chiratae Ventures and Joyance Partners, for Aether Biomedical. Lewczuk Lyszczarek I Wspolnicy advised Aether Biomedical on the deal, while Arena Legal had advised Chiratae Ventures and Joyance Partners. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13921-gessel-advises-sunfish-partners-on-investment-in-aether-biomedical
26-Jun Poland SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised CofounderZone, a venture capital fund managed by the state-owned PFR Ventures group, on its investment in Nethansa, a Polish startup offering the Clipperon system for automating logistics and sales processes on the Amazon platform. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13920-ssw-pragmatic-solutions-advises-cofounderzone-on-nethansa-investment
26-Jun Poland DWF; Skils; WKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski Baehr DWF advised the ESPF 4 fund managed by KGAL on the acquisition of two wind farms with a total capacity of 40 MW from the CEZ Group. WKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski Baehr and Skils advised CEZ on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13924-dwf-wkb-and-skils-advise-on-kgal-s-acquisition-of-polish-wind-farm-portfolio-from-cez
26-Jun Poland Rymarz Zdort Rymarz Zdort advised European Logistics Investment BV and Griffin Real Estate on the acquisition of land for the construction of a warehouse in Zabrze, Poland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13914-rymarz-zdort-advises-european-logistics-investment-and-griffin-real-estate-on-acquisition-of-land-for-warehouse
26-Jun Turkey BTS & Partners BTS & Partners advised the Growth Circuit venture capital firm on an unspecified investment in Invidyo a developer of child monitoring devices that rely on artificial intelligence. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/13909-bts-partners-advise-growth-circuit-on-investment-in-invidyo
26-Jun Ukraine Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko helped the EBRD prepare its input into Ukraines new law On Amendments to Certain Legal Acts to Facilitate Attraction of Investments and to Introduce New Financial Instruments. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13913-sayenko-kharenko-advises-ebrd-on-input-into-ukrainian-derivatives-and-corporate-bond-reform
29-Jun Poland SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions helped Gaming Factory SA obtain approval for its prospectus from the Polish Financial Supervision Authority for a planned public offering and application for admission and introduction of shares to trading on the regulated market of the Warsaw Stock Exchange. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13931-ssw-pragmatic-solutions-helps-gaming-factory-get-approval-for-prospectus-from-polish-financial-supervision-authority
29-Jun Romania DLA Piper DLA Piper advised Early Game Ventures on financing provided to Humans DNA, a Romanian startup developing the technology for generating synthetic media. ROCA X and other angel investors also participated in the EUR 330,000 financing round. EUR 330,000 ceelegalmatters.com/romania/13928-dla-piper-advises-early-game-ventures-on-financing-of-humans-dna
29-Jun Russia Herbert Smith Freehills Herbert Smith Freehills advised RusChemAlliance, a joint venture of Gazprom and RusGazDobycha, on the Baltic LNG integrated gas processing and LNG project. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/13929-herbert-smith-freehills-advises-ruschemalliance-on-baltic-lng-project
29-Jun Serbia NKO Partners NKO Partners helped Konica Minolta Serbia, a part of a Japanese multinational technology company, obtain a favorable judgment from the Administrative Court of Serbia, which annulled a fine previously levied against the company by the Serbian Competition Commission for allegedly entering into restrictive agreements. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/13930-nko-partners-successful-for-konica-minolta-at-administrative-court-of-serbia
30-Jun Austria Schoenherr Schoenherr advised a club of lenders led by Erste Group and including Raiffeisen Bank International, UniCredit Bank Austria, BAWAG, and Oberbank on a EUR 300 million financing for Austrian Airlines. EUR 300 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13936-schoenherr-advises-lenders-on-eur-300-million-secured-financing-for-austrian-airlines
30-Jun Austria Eisenberger & Herzog Eisenberger & Herzog helped OBB-Technische Services GmbH, LTE Logistik Transport-GmbH, and ELL Austria GmbH set up a joint venture to establish and operate a service base for locomotives. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13941-eisenberger-herzog-helps-obb-technische-services-lte-logistik-transport-and-ell-austria-set-up-a-joint-venture
30-Jun Romania Cazacu, Manolache, Popa Cazacu, Manolache, Popa advised a Romanian subsidiary of Raiffeisen Leasing on the sale of a large plot of land in Aleea Viilor in Timisoara, Romania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/13937-cmp-advises-raiffeisen-leasing-on-sale-of-plot-of-land-in-timisoara
30-Jun Russia Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner advised Sberbank Investments LLC on the acquisition of a 50% interest in Mayak LLC and Prima LLC, which are implementing projects related to the construction of a five-star hotel and apartments in Moscow. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/13942-bclp-advises-sberbank-investments-on-acquisition-of-50-stake-in-fairmont-vesper-projects
1-Jul Austria Schoenherr; Schrebaum Seebacher Schonherr advised Union Investment on the acquisition of a residential complex in Graz from the Immola Group. Scherbaum Seebacher advised the Immola Group on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13944-schonherr-and-scherbaum-seebacher-advise-on-union-investment-s-acquisition-of-residential-complex-in-graz
1-Jul Bulgaria CMS; Terziyski & Partners Legal Partnership CMS acted for private property investor Strategy Solution Ltd. on its EUR 1.4 million acquisition of a landmark office building in Sofia, Bulgaria, from six private individuals. Terziyski & Partners advised the sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/13953-cms-advises-strategy-solution-on-acquisition-of-landmark-building-in-sofia
1-Jul Estonia Cobalt; Hedman Partners Cobalt advised Change Ventures on a seed investment into Planet42. Hedman Partners reportedly advised Planet42. EUR 2.2 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/13950-cobalt-and-hedman-partners-advise-on-change-ventures-investment-in-planet42
1-Jul Poland Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised Panattoni Development Europe on a transaction related to the financing and planned development of a logistic park near Warsaw. EUR 132 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13955-greenberg-traurig-advises-panattoni-development-europe-on-logistic-transactions
1-Jul Poland Allen & Overy; Gorrissen Federspiel; Wardynski & Partners Wardynski & Partners and Gorrissen Federspiel advised the Salling Group on the acquisition of shares in Tesco. Allen & Overy advised Tesco. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13947-wardynski-partners-gorrissen-federspiel-and-allen-overy-advise-on-salling-group-acquisition-of-stake-in-tesco
1-Jul Poland CMS CMS advised Bayerische Landesbank on financing to Pacifico Energy Partners for the construction of three wind farms with a total capacity of almost 52 MW. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13951-cms-advises-bayerische-landesbank-on-financing-for-construction-of-polish-wind-farms
1-Jul Ukraine Asters Asters advised the EBRD on a EUR 25 million loan to Yuria-Pharm, a Ukrainian manufacturer of intensive care medicines, medical devices, and antiseptics. EUR 25 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13946-asters-advises-ebrd-on-eur-25-million-financing-to-yuria-pharm
2-Jul Austria BPV Huegel; Kung Rechtsanwalte & Notare; Lenz & Staehelin; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett BPV Huegel advised Raiffeisen Informatik on the sale of shares in SoftwareONE Holding by KKR, Raiffeisen Informatik, and the heirs of Patrick Winterin, via an accelerated book-building process. Lenz & Staehelin acted as Swiss counsel for the sellers, KKR was advised by Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, and the heirs of Patrick Winter were advised by Switzerland's Kung Rechtsanwalte & Notare firm. CHF 380 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13957-bpv-huegel-lenz-staehelin-simpson-thacher-bartlett-and-kung-rechtsanwalte-notare-advise-on-raiffeisen-informatik-s-sale-of-shares-in-softwareone-holding
2-Jul Austria Herbst Kinsky Herbst Kinsky advised Viennese start-up GoStudent GmbH on its EUR 8.3 million series A financing round, which was led by VC fund Left Lane Capital. EUR 8.3 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13959-herbst-kinsky-advises-gostudent-on-eur-8-3-million-financing-round
2-Jul Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen advised Koinvesticinis Fondas on the investment, made along with three business angels, of EUR 100,000 in Lithuanian startup Cogastro, which developed the worlds first computer program for insect farm monitoring and management. EUR 100,000 ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13958-sorainen-advises-koinvesticinis-fondas-on-investment-in-insect-farming-startup
2-Jul Serbia Zivkovic Samardzic Zivkovic Samardzic achieved a victory in the Appellate Court in Belgrade for the Crime and Corruption Reporting Network (KRIK), a non-profit organization established to improve investigative journalism in Serbia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/13960-zivkovic-samardzic-successful-for-crime-and-corruption-reporting-network-before-court-of-appeal
3-Jul Austria 42Law; Cerha Hempel; Deloitte Legal Cerha Hempel, working alongside Deloitte Legal in Germany, advised Germany's GBTEC Software + Consulting AG on the acquisition of all shares in Avedos, a Vienna-based GRC software specialist, through direct and indirect share purchases and by means of a contribution by Samuel Brandstatter the founder, managing director and shareholder of Avedos. 42law advised Brandstatter on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/13965-cerha-hempel-and-deloitte-legal-advise-gbtec-on-acquisition-of-avedos
3-Jul Czech Republic; Slovakia Allen & Overy; Clifford Chance Clifford Chance advised Vseobecna Uverova Banka a.s., the Slovak subsidiary of Intesa Sanpaolo, on the update of its EUR 5 billion covered bond program and another syndicated EUR 500 million issuance via the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. Allen & Overy advised joint lead managers Banca IMI S.p.A., Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft, Danske Bank A/S, Erste Group Bank AG, and Landesbank Baden-Wuerttemberg. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/slovakia/13977-clifford-chance-advises-vseobecna-uverova-banka-on-syndicated-slovak-covered-bond-transaction
3-Jul Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen advised the Vienna Insurance Group on consolidating the businesses of its group non-life insurance companies Compensa and Seesam in Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/13971-sorainen-advises-vienna-insurance-group-on-consolidating-business-of-baltic-non-life-insurance-companies
3-Jul Lithuania Sorainen; Walless Sorainen advised the Darnu Group on the sale of the 15,000 square meter East Hill building in Vilnius's Park Town business center to an investment company jointly owned by the Zenith Family Office and the Dao Family Office. Walless advised the buyers on the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/13967-sorainen-advises-darnu-group-on-sale-of-east-hill-building-in-park-town
3-Jul Poland Rymarz Zdort Rymarz Zdort represented Polskie Goornictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo S.A. in arbitration proceedings against PAO Gazprom and OOO Gazprom Export involving PGNiG's demand that the contract price for gas supplied by Gazprom under an agreement commonly known as the Yamal Contract be revised. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13976-rymarz-zdort-represents-pgnig-in-successful-arbitration-with-gazprom
3-Jul Poland Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised Panattoni Development Europe on the acquisition of an undeveloped plot in Gdansk from unidentified sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13974-greenberg-traurig-advises-panattoni-development-europe-on-acquisition-of-land-in-gdansk
3-Jul Poland Dentons; DLA Piper DLA Piper advised Grupa PZU on the lease of 47,000 square meters of office, retail, and warehouse space in the Generation Park Y in Warsaw from Skanska. Dentons advised Skanska on the deal. PLN 787 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13970-dla-piper-and-dentons-advise-on-pzu-s-lease-of-space-in-generation-park-y-with-skanska
3-Jul Poland Kochanski & Partners Kochanski & Partners helped Forteam Investments overcome the attempt by Polish entrepreneur Mariusz Switalski to have the District Court in Poznan lift an injunction against him and his assets in an ongoing proceeding. USD 86 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13966-kochanski-partners-successful-for-forteam-investments-in-ongoing-civil-suit-against-mariusz-switalski
3-Jul Serbia CMS; Nko Partners NKO Partners advised industrial real estate developer CTP on a EUR 16.5 million financing for its real estate projects in Serbia from Raiffeisen Bank Serbia. CMS advised Raiffeisen Bank on the transaction. EUR 16.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/13975-nko-partners-advises-ctp-on-financing-for-real-estate-projects-in-serbia
3-Jul Ukraine Doubinsky & Osharova Doubinsky & Osharova successfully represented Jack Daniel before the Ukrainian Supreme Court in a trademark dispute. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13964-doubinsky-osharova-successful-for-jack-daniels-in-trademark-dispute-before-ukrainian-supreme-court
6-Jul Czech Republic Kinstellar; Roedl & Partner; Tarpan Partners Kinstellar advised Max Aicher GmbH & Co. KG on the acquisition of the enterprises of bankrupt Czech companies Pilsen Steel s.r.o. and Pilsen Estates s.r.o. from insolvency administrator Jaroslav Broz. Tarpan Partners were on the insolvency administrators team, while Roedl & Partner served as tax advisors to the Max Aicher group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/13983-kinstellar-advises-max-aicher-on-acquisition-of-pilsen-steel
6-Jul Serbia Bojovic Draskovic Popovic & Partners Bojovic Draskovic Popovic & Partners is advising PEPCO on its plans to enter the Serbian market. N/a ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/13980-bojovic-draskovic-popovic-partners-advising-pepco-on-serbian-entrance
6-Jul Ukraine CMS; Everlegal Everlegal advised the first innovation park in Ukraine, UNIT.City, on its receipt of EUR 50 million in financing from the European Investment Bank. CMS advised EIB on the deal. EUR 50 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13984-everlegal-and-cms-advise-on-eib-financing-for-unit-city
7-Jul Latvia TGS Baltic TGS Baltic successfully represented the Anti-Doping Bureau of Latvia in the Court of Arbitration for Sport. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/13986-tgs-baltic-successfully-for-anti-doping-bureau-of-latvia-in-court-of-arbitration-for-sport
7-Jul Poland Gessel Gessel advised the Polish Stem Cell Bank on the signing of a preliminary contract for the purchase of 100% of shares in Germany's Eticur from InGeneron and another owner. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13991-gessel-advises-polski-bank-komorek-macierzystych-on-purchase-of-eticur
7-Jul Poland SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised Fitch Ratings on the multi-stage restructuring of the Fitch Group in Europe. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/13989-ssw-pragmatic-solutions-advised-on-restructuring-of-fitch-group-in-europe
7-Jul Russia Liniya Prava Liniya Prava assisted DNS Development with preparations for the first ever public-private partnership to build a school and kindergarten in the Primorsky Kraj territory of the Russian Far East. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/13988-liniya-prava-assists-with-first-ever-ppp-to-build-school-and-kindergarten-in-primorsky-kraj
7-Jul Ukraine Aequo Aequo advised Dragon Capital on the acquisition of a six-story building in Kyiv. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/13990-aequo-advises-dragon-capital-on-acquisition-of-building-in-kyiv
8-Jul Bulgaria Kinstellar Kinstellar advised Silversmith Capital Partners, a Boston-based growth equity firm, on Appfires acquisition of Botron Software, a Bulgaria-based provider of tools that enable enterprise-level change and configuration management within the Jira software platform. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/14005-kinstellar-advises-silversmith-capital-partners-on-acquisition-of-botron-software
8-Jul Czech Republic Kocian Solc Balastik KSB advised Solitea Holding on the internal merger of thirty companies from the Czech Republic and Slovakia into two national companies. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14006-ksb-advises-solitea-on-merger-of-30-companies
8-Jul Czech Republic Kocian Solc Balastik KSB advised Sandberg Capital on the acquisition of a 35% stake in Revolgy Business Solutions. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14014-ksb-advises-sandberg-capital-on-acquisition-of-stake-in-revolgy-business-solutions
8-Jul Estonia Cobalt; Fort Cobalt advised Laurus a joint venture of Partners Group and Northern Horizon Capital on the sale of the building housing SEB's head office in Tallinn to East Capital Real Estate IV. Fort Legal advised the buyer on the transaction. EUR 45.75 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/13999-cobalt-and-fort-advise-on-east-capital-real-estate-s-acquisition-of-tallinn-office-building
8-Jul Estonia Cobalt Cobalt advised Berlin-based early-stage investor Project A on its investment in Estonian start-up Pactum, an AI-based platform that enables global companies to automate personalized commercial negotiations on a massive scale. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/14009-cobalt-advises-project-a-on-investment-in-contract-negotiating-start-up-pactum
8-Jul Poland DLA Piper DLA Piper advised Katoen Natie, an international logistics service provider and port operator, on the acquisition of the Polish warehousing activities of the Nijhof-Wassink logistics company. The sellers were advised by solo practitioner Boguslaw Kanski. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14011-dla-piper-advises-katoen-natie-on-acquisition-of-nijhof-wassink-warehousing-activities
8-Jul Poland Mrowiec Fialek & Partners Mrowiec Fialek & Partners advised Mota-Engil Real Estate Management on its issuance of private corporate bonds. PLN 15 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14010-mrowiec-fialek-advises-mota-engil-on-corporate-bond-issuance
8-Jul Romania Radulescu & Musoi; Schoenherr Radulescu & Musoi advised Black Sea Fund I on its acquisition of an unspecified stake in interior design and custom furniture company Intermedio General, which operates under the Theta brand. Schoenherr advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14008-radulescu-musoi-and-schoenherr-advise-on-black-sea-s-acquisition-of-stake-in-intermedio
8-Jul Turkey BTS & Partners; Uysal Law Firm BTS & Partners advised QNBeyond Ventures, the venture arm of QNB Finansbank, on an unspecified investment in cloud-based accounting software and financial application platform Kolaybi. The Uysal Law Firm advised Kolaybi's shareholders, including its founders and HUB Venture Capital. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/14012-bts-partners-advises-qnbeyond-ventures-on-investment-in-kolaybi
8-Jul Turkey Cakmak Cakmak advised Landesbank Baden-Wurttemberg and KfW IPEX-Bank GmbH on the financing of 132 MW Phase 2 investment in Lodos Karaburun Elektrik Uretim A.Ss wind farm in the Izmir province of Turkey. USD 134.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/14002-cakmak-advises-landesbank-baden-wurttemberg-and-kfw-ipex-bank-on-financing-of-lodos-karaburun-elektrik-uretim-wind-farm
8-Jul Ukraine Asters advised the EBRD on financing provided to the Grain Alliance Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14007-asters-advises-ebrd-on-financing-to-grain-alliance-group
8-Jul Ukraine Ilyashev & Partners Ilyashev & Partners successfully represented JS Corrugating Machinery Co. Ltd. in the Kyiv Court of Appeals, which upheld the recognition and enforcement in Ukraine of China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission's USD 5 million award in favor of the company against LLC South Cardboard Ukraine, plus penalties and arbitration fees. USD 5 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14013-ilyashev-partners-successful-for-js-corrugating-machinery-in-kyiv-court-of-appeals
9-Jul Croatia Baker Mckenzie; Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic & Krka DTB and Baker McKenzie advised mobile game developer Playrix on the acquisition of Croatian gaming studio Cateia Games. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/croatia/14019-dtb-and-baker-mckenzie-advise-playrix-on-acquisition-of-cateia-games
9-Jul Czech Republic Weinhold Legal Weinhold Legal advised Chropynska Strojirna on the acquisition of a 100% stake in HLS Czech. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14023-weinhold-legal-advises-chropynska-strojirna-on-acquisition-of-hls-czech
9-Jul Poland Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised Lee Hecht Harrison on the acquisition of the enterprise of Development & Business Consulting Gniazdowski i Partnerzy sp.k., which had been operating as the Polish Lee Hecht Harrison representative. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14025-greenberg-traurig-advises-adecco-group-on-acquisition-of-polish-talent-management-company
9-Jul Poland Baker Mckenzie; DLA Piper DLA Piper advised private equity investor Resource Partners on the sale of a majority stake in Golpasz to De Heus, an international animal feed manufacturer. Baker McKenzie advised De Heus on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14024-dla-piper-and-baker-mckenzie-advise-on-resource-partners-sale-of-golpasz
9-Jul Romania CEE Attorneys; Digital 2 Law CEE Attorneys Boanta, Gidei si Asociatii advised the Sparking Capital investment fund on the financing of Romanian start-up Questo. Digital 2 Law advised Questo on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14022-cee-attorneys-and-digital-2-law-advise-on-sparking-capital-s-financing-of-travel-platform-start-up
9-Jul Slovakia Bartosik Svaby Bartosik Svaby advised the Eterus Capital fund on its EUR 1.5 million acquisition of a 12.36% stake in Eyerim. EUR 1.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/slovakia/14020-bartosik-svaby-advises-eterus-capital-on-acquisition-of-stake-in-eyerim
9-Jul Slovenia ODI Law ODI Law advised Hranilnica Lon on a new issuance of shares. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/slovenia/14021-odi-law-advises-hranilnica-lon-on-share-issuance
10-Jul Czech Republic Allen & Overy; Go2Law; White & Case Allen & Overy and Go2Law advised the management of Memsource on the sale of its majority stake to the Carlyle Group. White & Case advised the Carlyle Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14030-allen-overy-and-white-case-advise-on-carlyle-group-acquisition-of-stake-in-memsource
10-Jul Hungary Cerha Hempel Cerha Hempel's Budapest office helped set-up a new company Cetin Hungary by way of a de-merger from Telenor Hungary. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/14041-cerha-hempel-advises-on-telenor-spin-off-in-hungary
10-Jul Latvia Cobalt Cobalt successfully represented Latvian Television in a copyright and competition dispute against All Media Latvia that reached Latvia's Supreme Court. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/14034-cobalt-successful-for-latvian-television-in-latvia-s-supreme-court
10-Jul Poland Norton Rose Fulbright; Rosicki, Grudzinski & Co. Norton Rose Fulbright advised Bank Polska Kasa Opieki S.A. on refinancing the debt of Polska Zegluga Morska Group companies in connection with the acquisition of five vessels. Rosicki, Grudzinski & Co. advised Polska Zegluga. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14033-norton-rose-fulbright-advises-on-refinancing-of-polska-zegluga-morska-group
10-Jul Russia CMS CMS helped money transfer provider MoneyGram register as an operator of a foreign payment system with the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/14032-cms-helps-moneygram-register-as-operator-of-foreign-payment-systems-in-russia
10-Jul Turkey Caliskan Okkan Toker; Travers Smith; Turunc The Turunc Law Firm, working alongside Travers Smith, represented Micro Focus in its acquisition of Atar Labs from founders Burak Dayioglu, Murat Tora, and Gokhan Say and investor Diffusion Capital Partners. The sellers were represented by Caliskan Okkan Toker. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/14031-turunc-and-caliskan-okkan-toker-advise-on-micro-focus-s-acquisition-of-atar-labs
13-Jul Austria Binder Groesswang; Clifford Chance Binder Groesswang and Clifford Chance Frankfurt advised BNP Paribas' Arval subsidiary on the acquisition of UniCredit Leasing Fuhrparkmanagement GmbH and a long-term cooperation agreement with UniCredit Bank Austria. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14052-binder-groesswang-and-clifford-chance-advise-arval-on-acquisition-of-unicredit-leasing-fuhrparkmanagement
13-Jul Czech Republic Clifford Chance Clifford Chance advised the Nadace Dagmar a Vaclava Havlovych VIZE 97 foundation on multiple intellectual property protection matters. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14043-clifford-chance-advises-nadace-dagmar-a-vaclava-havlovych-vize-97-on-ip-matters
13-Jul Poland Clifford Chance Clifford Chance advised mBank S.A. on Echo Investment S.A.'s up-to-PLN 150 million bond issuance. PLN 150 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14042-clifford-chance-advises-mbank-on-echo-investment-bond-issuance
13-Jul Romania EY Law (Radu Si Asociatii) Acting on behalf of Chep Equipment Pooling NV, the tax litigation practice of Radu si Asociatii obtained a ruling from the Court of Justice of the European Union on the right of non-resident taxpayers to obtain VAT refunds. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14045-radu-si-asociatii-obtains-vat-ruling-from-court-of-justice-of-the-european-union
14-Jul Austria Schoenherr Schoenherr successfully represented TIWAG-Tiroler Wasserkraft AG before Austria's Administrative Court in the last challenge to the implementation of the Kuhtai Storage Power Plant project. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14054-schoenherr-successful-for-tiwag-tiroler-wasserkraft-in-final-challenge-to-kuhtai-hydro-power-plant-expansion
14-Jul Bulgaria Boyanov & Co Boyanov & Co. advised the Valea Foundation on the acquisition of a minority capital package in FIB Bank. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/14056-boyanov-advises-valea-on-acquisition-of-minority-capital-package-in-first-investment-bank
14-Jul Latvia Cobalt Cobalt provided pro bono advice to the Apeirons Foundation regarding an opinion the latter submitted to the Constitutional Court of Latvia as amicus curiae. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/14058-cobalt-provides-pro-bono-assistance-to-apeirons-on-amicus-curiae-brief
14-Jul Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen advised Koinvesticinis Fondas on its investment in Nanoenergija, a Lithuanian startup that developed vibration energy harvesting technology to power wireless IoT sensors. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14057-sorainen-advises-koinvesticinis-fondas-on-investment-in-nanoenergija
14-Jul Poland SMM Legal SMM Legal advised the Energa Group on the acquisition of a wind farm project in Poland from Energa Invest. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14055-smm-legal-advises-energa-group-on-wind-farm-project-acquisition-in-poland
15-Jul Austria Eisenberger & Herzog; Peters, Schonberger & Partner Eisenberger & Herzog, working alongside Germany's Peters, Schonberger & Partner, advised Vetter Pharma on its acquisition of a clinical production facility in Rankweil, Austria. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14065-eisenberger-herzog-advises-vetter-pharma-on-acquisition-of-austrian-production-facility
15-Jul Bulgaria Dimitrov Petrov & Co. Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. assisted with the spin-off of CETIN Bulgaria from PPF Telenor. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/14066-dimitrov-petrov-co-assists-with-spin-off-of-cetin-bulgaria-from-ppf-telenor
15-Jul Poland Linklaters Linklaters advised Chariot Top Group BV on the EUR 1 billion sale of a 1.8 hectare investment plot in Katowice, Poland, to unnamed buyers. EUR 1 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14067-linklaters-advises-chariot-top-group-on-sale-of-investment-plot-in-katowice
15-Jul Poland Norton Rose Fulbright Norton Rose Fulbright advised the Accolade Group on its acquisition and development of a new multi-tenant logistics park in Gorzow Wielkopolski, Poland. EUR 47 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14060-norton-rose-fulbright-helps-accolade-group-acquire-and-develop-logistics-park-in-poland
15-Jul Poland Balicki Czekanski Gryglewski Lewczuk; Grant Thornton; WKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski Baehr WKB advised Orbico and Distribev Orbico on the sale of 80% of shares in the share capital of Distribev Orbico to United Beverages. Grant Thornton advised United Beverages. BCGL advised Bank Pekao S.A. on its provision of financing for the acquisition. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14063-wkb-bcgl-and-grant-thornton-advise-on-sale-of-stake-in-distribev-orbico-to-united-beverages
15-Jul Poland Gessel Gessel advised Creepy Jar and Ipopema Securities shareholders on the sale of Creepy Jar shares in a public offering via an accelerated book-building procedure. PLN 45 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14064-gessel-advises-creepy-jar-and-ipopema-securities-on-sale-of-creepy-jar-shares
15-Jul Russia CMS CMS Moscow successfully represented the interests of GE Healthcare in several court proceedings against the Russian healthcare regulatory authority Roszdravnadzor. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/14059-cms-successful-for-ge-healthcare-in-challenge-to-russia-s-healthcare-regulatory-authority
15-Jul Turkey Akol Law Firm; CMS (Yalcin Babalioglu Kemahli Attorney Partnership); Turunc; Yondem Yigit Uclertopragi The Turunc Law Firm advised a group of private investors led by Cetin Yilmaz on their acquisition of MCI's majority stake in online travel agency Tatilbudur from Polish private equity fund MCI. The Yalcin Babalioglu Kemahli Attorney Partnership advised MCI on the deal, while Akol Law advised shareholder Is Girisim. Tatilbudur was advised by Yondem Yigit Uclertopragi. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/14062-turunc-and-ybb-advise-on-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-turkish-online-travel-agency
16-Jul Austria Eisenberger & Herzog Eisenberger & Herzog advised the Switzerland's Brisen Group on its entrance into an operating agreement with the Mandarin Oriental hotel chain. EUR 100 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14073-eisenberger-herzog-advises-brisen-group-on-agreement-with-mandarin-oriental-for-vienna-hotel
16-Jul Belarus Aleinikov & Partners Aleinikov & Partners has advised StringersHub on investment into the company by a group of angel investors and venture capital firms Insta Ventures and Starta Ventures. USD 500,000 ceelegalmatters.com/belarus/14071-aleinikov-partners-advises-stringershub-on-seed-investment-round
16-Jul Czech Republic Havel & Partners; Hengeller Mueller; White & Case White & Case advised Hungary's MVM on the acquisition of the entire share capital in Innogy Czech Republic from Innogy Beteiligungsholding, a member of the Innogy/E.ON Group. Hengeler Mueller and Havel & Partners advised E.ON on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14070-white-case-and-hengeler-mueller-advise-on-mvm-acquisition-of-innogy-czech-republic
16-Jul Romania Stratulat Albulescu Stratulat Albulescu advised digital technology consulting company Brillio on the acquisition of Cognetik. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14075-stratulat-albulescu-advises-brillio-on-acquisition-of-cognetik
16-Jul Romania Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners successfully represented Banca Transilvania in a contract dispute before the Court of Justice of the European Union. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14072-zrvp-successful-for-banca-transilvania-before-court-of-justice-of-the-european-union
16-Jul Ukraine CMS CMS advised the EBRD on a loan of approximately USD 13.9 million to Ukraine's Irshanska SES LLC. USD 13.9 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14074-cms-advises-ebrd-on-renewable-energy-investment-in-ukraine
16-Jul Ukraine Ilyashev & Partners Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm successfully defended the interests of Ukrainian pharmaceutical manufacturer Biopharma in a case involving the protection of competition in Ukraine's immunoglobulins market. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14076-ilyashev-partners-successful-in-challenge-of-antimonopoly-committee-for-biopharma
17-Jul Austria BPV Huegel; Linklaters; Weber & Co. BPV Huegel advised Immofinanz on a combined share placement and the first-to-market issue of subordinated mandatory convertible notes. Linklaters and Weber & Co. advised bookrunners J.P. Morgan Securities plc, Sole Global Coordinator, and Erste Group Bank AG and Raiffeisen Centrobank AG. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14085-bpv-huegel-linklaters-and-weber-co-advise-on-immofinanz-share-placement-and-notes-issuance
17-Jul Bulgaria Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov DGKV advised Bulgarian start-up Nasekomo on the investment into the company of EUR 4 million from VC funds Morningside Hill and New Vision 3 backed by the Fund of Funds in Bulgaria. EUR 4 million ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/14082-dgkv-advises-nasekomo-on-seed-funding-round
17-Jul Bulgaria Kinstellar Kinstellar advised OTP Bank and its Bulgarian subsidiary, DSK Bank, on a EUR 25 million loan provided to Balkan Business Center AD for the construction and operation of the Balkan Business Center office complex in Sofia. EUR 25 million ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/14086-kinstellar-advises-otp-bank-on-eur-25-million-loan-for-balkan-business-center-in-sofia
20-Jul Austria Eisenberger & Herzog Eisenberger & Herzog helped Austrian Airlines on its receipt of State aid amounting to EUR 150 million from the Republic of Austria. EUR 150 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14091-eisenberger-herzog-helps-austrian-airlines-recieve-eur-150-million-in-state-aid
20-Jul Russia Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners EPAM advised the VIS Group on the refinancing of a public-private partnership involving the construction of 12 social infrastructure facilities in Yakutsk through the placing of secured social bonds worth over RUB 5.6 billion. The refinancing was arranged by BKS, Otkritie Bank, DOM.RF Bank, and Sovcombank. RUB 5.6 billion ceelegalmatters.com/russia/14089-epam-advises-vis-group-on-refinancing-of-yakutsk-ppp
21-Jul Bulgaria Georgiev, Todorov & Co. Georgiev, Todorov & Co. successfully represented Sofia's Acibadem City Clinic Multidisciplinary Hospital for Active Treatment Tokuda EAD in a claim against Bulgaria's National Health Insurance Fund for payment for medical care provided by the hospital to health-insured persons above the NHIF's limits. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/14098-georgiev-todorov-co-successful-for-sofia-hospital-in-dispute-with-bulgarian-national-health-insurance-fund
21-Jul Estonia Cobalt Cobalt helped the Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications obtain authorization to provide State aid from the European Commission. EUR 20 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/14102-cobalt-helps-estonian-ministry-of-economic-affairs-and-communications-obtain-state-aid-authorization
21-Jul Greece Bahas Gramatidis & Partners Bahas, Gramatidis & Partners is advising Coffee Berry and Hans & Gretal on the creation of their corporate structures and the structuring of franchise agreements for Greece and abroad. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/14101-bahas-gramatidis-partners-advises-coffee-berry-and-hans-gretal-on-corporate-and-franchising-matters
21-Jul Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic successfully represented Valstybiniu Misku Uredija Lithuania's state-owned enterprise responsible for the supervision, administration, and inventory of state forests before the Supreme Court of Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14100-tgs-baltic-successful-for-valstybiniu-misku-uredija-in-lithuanian-supreme-court
21-Jul Ukraine Baker Mckenzie Baker McKenzie successfully defended the interests of Prandicle Limited a company owned by former Ukrainian Vice Prime Minister and former Naftogaz CEO Oleh Dubyna against proprietary and unjust enrichment claims. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14099-baker-mckenzie-defends-interests-of-oleh-dubyna-owned-prandicle-limited-in-english-commercial-court
22-Jul Austria DLA Piper DLA Piper advised Austria's Kurant GmbH on the Europe-wide roll-out of its Bitcoin vending machines. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14106-dla-piper-advises-kurant-on-roll-out-of-bitcoin-vending-machines
22-Jul Austria Freshfields; Schoenherr Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer advised an international banking consortium consisting of HSBC Bank plc, JP Morgan Securities plc, and Raiffeisen Bank International AG on Uniqua Insurance Group AG's successful issuance of two bonds worth a total of EUR 800 million. Schoenherr advised Uniqua on the deal. EUR 800 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14117-freshfields-and-schoenherr-advise-on-uniqa-group-bond-issuance
22-Jul Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania Ellex (Klavins); Ellex (Raidla); Ellex (Valiunas); Latham & Watkins; Sorainen Sorainen advised the Bite Group on a EUR 700 million bond issuance and refinancing. Latham & Watkins and Ellex reportedly advised initial bond purchasers and mandated lead arrangers Citigroup Global Markets Limited, Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch, ING Bank N.V., London Branch, and UniCredit Bank AG. EUR 700 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/14107-sorainen-and-ellex-advise-on-bite-group-s-eur-700-million-bond-issuance-and-financing
22-Jul Greece Koutalidis Koutalidis advised investment fund Southbridge Europe Mezzanine and the founders of Skroutz S.A. on the sale of a minority stake in Skroutz S.A. to CVC Capital Partners. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/14115-koutalidis-advises-on-sale-of-minority-stake-in-skroutz-to-cvc-capital-partners
22-Jul Lithuania SPC Legal SPC Legal advised UAB Leteja on the sale of Hotel Conti, located in Vilnius' Old Town, to UAB NS Consulting. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14112-spc-legal-advises-uab-leteja-on-sale-of-hotel-conti-in-vilnius
22-Jul Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised the Opera Limited browser provider on its acquisition of Fjord Bank. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14116-tgs-baltic-advises-opera-limited-on-acquisition-of-fjord-bank
22-Jul Poland Norton Rose Fulbright Norton Rose Fulbright advised a consortium of ten banks on a PLN 5.5 billion loan to Gaz-System, Polands designated natural gas transmission system operator. PLN 5.5 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14109-norton-rose-fulbright-advises-banks-on-pln-5-5-billion-loan-to-gaz-system
22-Jul Serbia PR Legal PR Legal successfully defended the interests of coffee producer and manufacturer Strauss Adriatic in a dispute over the alleged infringement of the "C Kafa" trademark. EUR 45,000 ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/14108-pr-legal-successful-for-strauss-adriatic-in-dispute-over-c-kafa-trademark
22-Jul Turkey Cooley; Moroglu Arseven; Rajah & Tann; Turunc Turunc and Cooley advised US-based private equity fund Riverwood Capital on its investment in Insider, a growth management platform for digital marketers. Riverwood led the USD 32 million investment round, which included participation from Sequoia, Wamda, and Endeavor Catalyst. Moroglu Arseven and Rajah & Tann advised Insider. USD 32 million ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/14113-turunc-advises-riverwood-capital-on-investment-in-insider
22-Jul Ukraine Aequo Aequo advised Allrise Capital Inc. on the acquisition of the Chornomorets stadium in Odessa from Imeksbank. The sale, which was conducted by auction, was arranged by the Deposit Guarantee Fund. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14114-aequo-advises-allrise-capital-on-acquisition-of-chornomorets-stadium
22-Jul Ukraine Asters Asters advised the IFC on a USD 20 million loan to Nyva Pereyaslavshchyny, a Ukrainian pork producer. USD 20 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14110-asters-advises-ifc-on-usd-20-million-loan-to-nyva-pereyaslavshchyny
23-Jul Estonia Ellex (Raidla) Ellex Raidla successfully represented Enefit Green in a dispute over competition clearance the company received for its 2018 merger with Nelja Energia AS. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/14128-ellex-raidla-successful-for-enefit-green-in-defense-of-merger-clearance
23-Jul Russia Debevoise; Hogan Lovells Debevoise & Plimpton advised the NLMK Group on a EUR 600 million revolving credit facility, with an accordion option allowing it to increase the funding limit up to EUR 1 billion. Hogan Lovells advised coordinating mandated lead manager ING Bank N.V. and mandated lead arrangers Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, NATIXIS, SGBTCI, AO Raiffeisenbank, Bank of America Merrill Lynch International Designated Activity Company, Mizuho Bank, Ltd., Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch, Bank ICBC (JSC), UniCredit S.p.A., and Intesa Sanpaolo Bank Ireland Plc . EUR 600 million ceelegalmatters.com/russia/14126-debevoise-plimpton-advises-nlmk-on-eur-600-million-revolving-credit-facility
23-Jul Ukraine Redcliffe Partners Redcliffe Partners advised the EBRD on an up to EUR 25 million term loan to be provided to Ukrainian State Air Traffic Services Enterprise for working capital needs. EUR 25 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14127-redcliffe-partners-advises-ebrd-on-eur-25-million-term-loan-to-uksatse
24-Jul Austria Binder Grosswang; BPV Huegel; Herbert Smith Freehills BPV Huegel worked with the Frankfurt office of Herbert Smith Freehills in advising the Heidelpay Group, a German technology company for international payments, on the acquisition of the Paysafe Groups Pay Later business. Binder Groesswang advised the Paysafe group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14140-bpv-huegel-herbert-smith-freehils-and-binder-groesswang-advise-on-heidelpay-group-acquisition-of-paysafe-group-s-pay-later-business
24-Jul Lithuania Cobalt Cobalt helped Lithuania's UAB Kedainiai Free Economic Zone draft establishment and operation agreements for Kormotech. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14143-cobalt-advises-uab-kedainiai-free-economic-zone-prepare-agreements-for-kormotech
24-Jul North Macedonia Polenak Law Firm Polenak advised the EBRD on a EUR 20 million loan to Sparkasse Bank Makedonija. EUR 20 million ceelegalmatters.com/macedonia/14145-polenak-advises-ebrd-on-eur-20-million-loan-to-sparkasse-bank-makedonija
24-Jul Poland Kurzynski Kosinski Lyszyk Wierzbicki; Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak Soltysinski Kawecki Szlezak advised IKEA Industry Poland, a member of the IKEA Group, on the sale of its furniture factory in Konstantynow Lodzki to a member of Latvia's Vakaru Medienos Grupe. Kurzynski Kosinski Lyszyk Wierzbicki advised Vakaru Medienos on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14138-sks-and-kklw-advise-on-ikea-industry-poland-s-sale-of-furniture-factory
24-Jul Poland Rymarz Zdort Rymarz Zdort advised PGNiG S.A. on the execution of a five-year agreement with Klaipedos Nafta for the use of the entire capacity of its liquid natural gas tanker truck reloading station in Klaipeda, Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14146-rymarz-zdort-advises-pgnig-on-exclusive-use-agreement-for-lng-reloading-station-in-klaipeda
24-Jul Turkey Aksan Aksan advised Paket Mutfak Gayrimenkul Isletmeciligi ve Hizmetleri Anonim Sirketi and its shareholders on its latest investment round. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/14142-aksan-advises-paket-muftak-and-shareholders-on-investment-round
24-Jul Turkey Dentons; Dentons (BASEAK); Herguner Bilgen Ozeke Balcioglu Selcuk Akman Keki Attorney Partnership advised Anatolia B.V., a subsidiary of agricultural exporter Tiryaki Agro Foods Industry, on the sale of 25.58% shareholding in Sunrise Foods International Inc. to Hassad Holdings Canada. Dentons advised Tiryaki on English law matters, and Herguner Bilgen Ozeke advised Hassad Holdings. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/14141-baseak-and-dentons-advise-anatolia-on-sale-of-stake-in-sunrise-foods-international-to-hassad-holdings-canada
24-Jul Turkey Kinstellar Kinstellar advised Vivense and its CEO and founder Kemal Erol on a USD 130 million investment into the company by the Actera Group, a private equity firm focusing on investments in Turkey. USD 130 million ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/14144-kinstellar-advises-vivense-on-usd-130-million-investment-by-actera-group
24-Jul Ukraine Vasil Kisil & Partners Vasil Kisil & Partners successfully represented McDonald's Ukraine in a case against the Ukrainian League of Copyright and Related Rights. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14139-vasil-kisil-partners-successful-for-mcdonald-s-ukraine-against-ukrainian-league-of-copyright-and-related-rights
27-Jul Bulgaria CMS; Eurolex Bulgaria Eurolex Bulgaria and CMS advised Trace Group Holding and Balkantel members of the Plovdiv Railway Project Consortium on their successful participation in a tender for a EUR 45 million railway public procurement project in Bulgaria. EUR 45 million ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/14158-eurolex-bulgaria-and-cms-advise-plovdiv-railway-project-consortium-on-public-procurement-tender-in-bulgaria
27-Jul Poland Allen & Overy; Clifford Chance Clifford Chance advised a consortium consisting of the EBRD, ING Bank Slaski, mBank, and Santander Bank Polska on financing of PLN 480 million to Polenergia for the construction of a 121 MW wind farm in Debsk, Poland. Allen & Overy advised Polenergia. PLN 480 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14159-clifford-chance-and-a-o-advise-on-financing-of-construction-of-wind-plant-in-poland
27-Jul Poland CK Legal; Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised UBS and Ipopema Securities on Ryvu Therapeutics' PLN 140 million new share offering. Chabasiewicz, Kowalska, and Partners advised Ryvu Therapeutics. PLN 140 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14162-greenberg-traurig-and-ck-legal-advise-on-ryvu-therapeutics-share-offering
27-Jul Russia Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner helped the PSA Group obtain Russian antitrust clearance for its merger with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/14160-bryan-cave-leighton-paisner-helps-psa-group-obtain-russian-merger-clearance-for-merger-with-fca
27-Jul Russia Ivanyan & Partners Ivanyan & Partners represented the interests of the Russian Union of Railway Transport Operators and oil products transporter Transoil in antitrust proceedings against railway wheel manufacturer Vyksa Steel Works. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/14157-ivanyan-partners-represents-union-of-railway-transport-operators-and-transoil-in-russian-antitrust-proceedings
27-Jul Ukraine Integrites Integrites represented Metro Cash & Carry Ukraine in a dispute with a former energy supplier who filed a claim against one of the company's stores demanding that it be fined for changing its electricity supplier. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14161-integrites-helps-metro-cash-and-carry-ukraine-on-change-of-energy-supplier-dispute
27-Jul Ukraine Redcliffe Partners Redcliffe Partners helped Saudi Basic Industries Corporation obtain merger clearance from the Ukrainian competition authority for the USD 69.1 billion sale of 70% of its shares by the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia the sovereign wealth fund of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the Saudi Arabian Oil Company. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14155-redcliffe-helps-sabic-obtain-ukrainian-merger-clearance-for-sale-of-shares-to-saudi-aramco
28-Jul Belarus; Ukraine Ilyashev & Partners Acting on behalf of Challenge Shipping Ltd., the Odesa office of Ilyashev & Partners secured the acceptance by Ukraine's State Ecological Inspection of a British protection and indemnity club's letter of undertaking as a sufficient security for a maritime claim. UAH 13.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14171-ilyashev-partners-persuades-ukraine-s-state-ecological-inspection-to-accept-british-p-i-club-s-letter-of-undertaking-as-security-for-claim
28-Jul Czech Republic Grant Thornton; GT Legal; Kocian Solc Balastik Kocian Solc Balastik advised the Skoda Transportation Group on the acquisition of Ostrava-based Ekova Electric. GT Legal and Grant Thornton advised the seller, Dopravni Podnik Ostrava. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14170-ksb-advises-the-skoda-transportation-group-on-acquisition-of-ekova-electric
28-Jul Greece Koutalidis Koutalidis advised mandated lead arrangers Bank of Greece, Alpha Bank, Eurobank, Piraeus Bank, and Euroxx Securities, and issuance advisors Eurobank and Piraeus Bank, on Lamda Development S.A.'s issuance of a EUR 320 million bond and it admission to trading on the Athens Exchange. EUR 320 million ceelegalmatters.com/greece/14175-koutalidis-advises-mandated-lead-arrangers-and-issuance-advisors-on-lamda-development-bond-issuance
28-Jul Lithuania Cobalt Cobalt advised the EBRD, Swedbank, and Citadele Bank on their provision of a EUR 86 million syndicated loan to UAB Vakaru Medienos Grupe in Lithuania. EUR 86 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14167-cobalt-advises-banks-on-syndicated-loan-for-development-of-vakaru-medienos-grupe
28-Jul Poland CMS CMS advised Bonair on its sale to the Netherlands' Fellowmind group, which is owned by Sweden's FSN Capital private equity fund. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14172-cms-advises-bonair-on-sale-to-fellowmind
28-Jul Poland GTS Legal; SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised Kom-Eko on its acquisition of 69.46% of shares in Lubelska Agencja Ochrony Srodowiska. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14176-ssw-advises-kom-eko-on-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-lubelska-agencja-ochrony-srodowiska
28-Jul Poland Noerr; Rapala Law Firm Noerr advised Telekom Innovation, a strategic investment fund of Deutsche Telekom, on an unspecified equity investment in Poland's RemoteMyApp technology company. The Rapala Law Firm advised RemoteMyApp. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14168-noerr-and-rapela-advise-on-telekom-innovation-s-equity-investment-in-remotemyapp
28-Jul Poland Schoenherr Schoenherr advised Panattoni Europe on its lease of space at Poland's Panattoni Park Ruda Slaska II to Dywidag-Systems International sp. z o.o., a producer of geotechnical and compression systems. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14173-schoenherr-advises-panattoni-europe-on-lease-agreement-with-dywidag
30-Jul Austria Themmer Toth & Partner; Weber & Co. Weber & Co. advised Central European University on its July 27, 2020 agreement with the Vienna Business Agency to use the Otto Wagner site in Vienna as the university's new site. Themmer, Toth & Partner advised the Vienna Business Agency. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14184-weber-co-and-themmer-toth-partner-advise-on-ceu-agreement-to-use-otto-wagner-site-in-vienna
30-Jul Bulgaria Dimitrov Petrov & Co.; Vladimirov Kiskinov Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. advised Team.blue on its acquisition of the Bulgarian web hosting company SuperHosting. The Vladimirov Kiskinov law firm advised SuperHosting on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/14187-dimitrov-petrov-co-and-vladimirov-kiskinov-advise-on-team-blue-acquisition-of-superhosting
30-Jul Estonia; Lithuania Deloitte Legal; Kaevando & Partnerid Lawyers from Deloitte Legal's Lithuanian and Estonian offices advised Lonas UAB, a manufacturer of mattresses and beds, on its acquisition of Estonia's Dreamland Home OU, a retailer and wholesaler of bedroom products, from ITIS Holding OU. Kaevando & Partnerid advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/14186-deloitte-legal-and-kaevando-partnerid-advise-on-lonas-acquisition-of-estonian-bedroom-product-seller
30-Jul Hungary Kinstellar Kinstellar advised the Hungarian State on a greenfield investment in a helicopter spare parts manufacturing plant to be established in Hungary by Airbus Helicopters and the Hungarian state-owned NLP Nemzeti Legiipari Projekt Kft. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/14185-kinstellar-advises-the-hungarian-state-on-greenfield-investment-with-airbus
30-Jul Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen successfully defended the interests of the Union of Lithuanian Journalists and other journalists in a case investigated by Lithuanias Supreme Administrative Court regarding defense of that country's constitutional right to receive, collect, and share information. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14189-sorainen-successful-for-union-of-lithuanian-journalists-regarding-defense-of-right-to-information
30-Jul Poland Kochanski & Partners Kochanski & Partners successfully represented Ringier Axel Springer Polska in a dispute with the Polish Filmmakers Association that reached Poland's Supreme Court involving the calculation of royalties. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14190-kochanski-partners-successful-for-ringier-axel-springer-polska-in-royalty-dispute-with-polish-filmmakers-association
30-Jul Romania Clifford Chance; Jankovic Popovic Mitic; Schoenherr Clifford Chance Badea advised the Kingspan Group, a company specialized in high-performance insulation and building envelope solutions, on the acquisition of TeraSteel SA, TeraSteel DOO Serbia, and Wetterbest SA. Schoenherr advised TeraPlast on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14183-clifford-chance-badea-and-schoenherr-advise-on-kingspan-group-s-acquisition-of-teraplast-s-steel-division
31-Jul Austria Schoenherr Schoenherr assisted Auer-Blaschke GmbH & Co KG with the registration of its new AUER brand design as a model brand at the Austrian Patent Office. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14198-schoenherr-helps-auer-blaschke-register-new-brand-design-with-austrian-patent-office
31-Jul Bulgaria Boyanov & Co Boyanov & Co successfully represented Organic Land Corporation EOOD, a Bulgarian subsidiary of Tradin Organic B.V., in litigation against an unidentified agricultural company. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/14200-boyanov-co-successful-in-litigation-for-organic-land-corporation-eood
31-Jul Greece Norton Rose Fulbright Norton Rose Fulbright advised Admie, the owner and operator of the Greek electricity transmission grid, on the concession for the Crete-Attica high-voltage direct current interconnection project, which was granted to Admies subsidiary Ariadne Interconnection. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/14197-norton-rose-fulbright-advises-admie-on-electricity-interconnection-project-in-greece
31-Jul Hungary Allen & Overy; Erdos | Katona Erdos | Katona advised Cordia International Zrt. on its HUF 36 billion bond issuance, made pursuant to the Bond Funding for Growth Program of the Hungarian National Bank. Allen & Overy advised lead arranger Raiffeisen Bank. HUF 36 billion ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/14194-erdos-katona-and-allen-overy-advise-on-cordia-international-bond-issuance
31-Jul North Macedonia Law Office Karmen Rebesco; Polenak Law Firm The Polenak Law Firm advised NLB Bank Skopje as mandated lead arranger, agent, and lender on a EUR 72 million syndicated loan to East Gate to finance the construction of the East Gate Mall in Skopje. Law Office of Karmen Rebesco prepared the LMA finance documents and advised NLB dd. on the deal. East Gate was advised by solo practitioner Zeqir Zeqiri. EUR 72 million ceelegalmatters.com/macedonia/14195-polenak-advises-banks-on-syndicated-loan-to-east-gate
31-Jul Poland Kochanski & Partners Kochanski & Partners successfully represented Polish journalist Mikolaj Podolski in criminal proceedings. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14196-kochanski-partners-successful-in-defense-of-onet-journalist
31-Jul Poland SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised Polish resin manufacturer LERG S.A. on the acquisition of CIECH Zywice, another Polish resin manufacturer. EUR 36 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14199-ssw-pragmatic-solutions-advises-one-polish-resin-manufacturer-on-acquisition-of-another
3-Aug Bulgaria Lacore; Tsvetkova Bebov Komarevski Separate teams from Tsvetkova Bebov Komarevski advised both EnduroSat and Freigeist Capital on the latter's investment into the former. Lacore Rechtsanwalte was German counsel to Freigeist Capital. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/14217-tsvetkova-bebov-komarevski-advises-on-freigeist-capital-s-investment-in-endurosat
3-Aug Czech Republic Allen & Overy; Clifford Chance Allen & Overy advised Czech Gas Networks Investments on its successful issuance and placement of EUR 600 million and CZK 6.75 billion notes with investors on international capital markets. Clifford Chance reportedly advised joint book-runners Citigroup Global Markets Europe AG, Societe Generale, UniCredit Bank AG, Ceska Sporitelna, a.s., Ceskoslovenska Obchodni Banka, a. s., and Komercni Banka, a.s., as well as trustee Citicorp Trustee Company Limited and the London branch of Citibank, which acted as the paying agent, transfer agent, and the agent bank. EUR 855 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14220-allen-overy-advises-czech-gas-networks-investments-on-issuance-and-placement-of-notes
3-Aug Estonia Sorainen Sorainen advised Montonio on its generation of EUR 500,000 from both Estonian and international investors. EUR 500,000 ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/14221-sorainen-advised-montonio-on-funds-raising
3-Aug Latvia Cobalt The Latvian office of Cobalt advised AirBaltic on a EUR 250 million investment in its shares by the Latvian Government. EUR 250 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/14219-cobalt-advises-airbaltic-on-investment-by-latvian-government
3-Aug Russia White & Case White & Case advised the Moscow Exchange, Russia's largest securities exchange group, on its acquisition of a 17% stake in BierbaumPro AG and the right to acquire the rest from unidentified sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/14218-white-case-advises-moscow-exchange-on-acquisition-of-stake-in-bierbaumpro
4-Aug Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen advised Alfa Bank on debt recovery efforts against Lithuanian businessman Vidmantas Kucinskas, as well as identifying possibly illegal acts by Kucinskas, who is suspected of financial fraud. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14228-sorainen-advises-alfa-bank-in-debt-recovery-process-against-vidmantas-kucinskas
4-Aug Romania Filip & Company Filip & Company advised SoftwareONE Holding AG, a global provider of end-to-end software and cloud technology solutions, on the acquisition of B-lay, a provider of Software Asset Management advisory and managed services for SAP and Oracle solutions. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14226-filiip-company-advises-softwareone-holding-ag-on-acquisition-of-b-lay
4-Aug Serbia CMS; NKO Partners NKO Partners advised CTP on financing of EUR 13.5 million from the EBRD for real estate project development in Serbia. CMS advised the EBRD on the transaction. EUR 13.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/14225-nko-partners-advises-ctp-on-financing-from-ebrd
4-Aug Ukraine Avellum; Latham & Watkins; Sayenko Kharenko; White & Case Latham & Watkins and Sayenko Kharenko advised JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs as the joint lead managers and joint dealer-managers on Ukraines successful completion of the settlement of its new USD 2 billion 7.253% Eurobond due 2033, as well as on its first-ever intra-day switch tender offer in relation to its outstanding USD-denominated 7.75% senior notes due 2021 and USS-denominated 7.75% senior notes due 2022. Avellum and White & Case advised the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine. EUR 2 billion
5-Aug Austria Eisenberger & Herzog; Schnittker Moellmann Partners Eisenberger & Herzog advised Samsung Catalyst Fund, a venture capital fund of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, on an undisclosed investment in the Speedinvest 3 fund, which was advised by Berlin-based Schnittker Mollmann Partners. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14233-eisenberger-herzog-advises-samsung-catalyst-fund-on-investment-in-speedinvest-3-fund
5-Aug Czech Republic Bird & Bird Bird & Bird advised KB SmartSolutions on its strategic entry into Upvest. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14239-bird-bird-advises-kb-smartsolutions-on-investment-in-upvest
5-Aug Estonia Cobalt Cobalt advised Estonia-based real estate development and management company Capfield OU on a EUR 85 million financing it received from Luminor. EUR 85 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/14234-cobalt-advises-capfield-on-eur-85-million-loan-from-luminor
5-Aug Lithuania Dentons; Sorainen; TGS Baltic The Vilnius office of Sorainen advised dealers BNP Paribas, Citi, and Erste Group on Lithuanias raising of EUR 1.75 billion by means of a 30-year Eurobond issue. EUR 1.75 billion ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14236-sorainen-advises-banks-on-lithuania-s-eur-1-75-billion-eurobond
5-Aug North Macedonia ODI Law ODI Law helped Exor N.V. obtain Macedonian merger clearance for its EUR 102.4 million acquisition of GEDi Gruppo Editoriale S.p.A. from CIR SpA. EUR 102.4 million ceelegalmatters.com/macedonia/14237-odi-helps-exor-obtain-macedonia-merger-clearance-for-acquisition-of-geddi-gruppo-editoriale
5-Aug North Macedonia ODI Law ODI Law advised FLO Magazacilik ve Pazarlama A.S on the opening of stores in Skopje and Tetovo. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/macedonia/14231-odi-advises-turkish-shoe-retailer-on-store-opening-in-north-macedonia
5-Aug Poland Baker Mckenzie; Clifford Chance Baker McKenzie advised PKN Orlen on a revolving facility agreement under English law with a consortium of 16 banks. Clifford Chance advised the lenders on the deal. EUR 1.75 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14232-baker-mckenzie-and-clifford-chance-advise-on-pkn-orlen-revolving-credit-facility
5-Aug Turkey Aksan Turkey's Aksan Law Firm advised Albaraka Asset Management on its investment in Clotie, an e-commerce company that provides personalized clothing services. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/14238-aksan-law-firm-advises-albaraka-asset-management-on-investment-in-clotie
6-Aug Czech Republic Eversheds Sutherland Eversheds Sutherland advised Expandia on the sale of the Hamburg Business Center office complex in Pilsen, in the Czech Republic. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14241-eversheds-sutherland-advises-expandia-on-sale-of-pilsen-office-complex
6-Aug North Macedonia ODI Law ODI helped Nova Ljubljanska Banka obtain Macedonian merger clearance for the acquisition of 83.23% of the ordinary shareholding in Komercijalna Banka a.d. Beograd. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/macedonia/14242-odi-helps-nova-ljubljanska-banka-obtain-merger-clearance-for-acquisition-of-komercijalna-banka
6-Aug Poland KPRF Law Office; Linklaters Linklaters advised Chariot Group, a company managed by Griffin Real Estate, on the extension of leases with Auchan Poland for six retail properties. The KPRF Law Office advised Auchan Poland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14245-linklaters-and-kprf-advise-on-chariot-group-s-lease-extensions-with-auchan-poland
6-Aug Turkey BTS & Partners BTS & Partners advised TechOne Venture Capital and Twozero Ventures, funds managed by Actus Asset Management, on an unspecified investment in FineDine Digital Menus for Restaurants, Cafes & Bars. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/14240-bts-partners-advises-actus-asset-management-funds-on-investment-in-finedine
7-Aug Austria Herbst Kinsky Herbst Kinsky advised Byrd technologies GmbH on a EUR 5 million Series A financing round. EUR 5 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14250-herbst-kinsky-advises-byrd-technologies-on-eur-5-million-funding-round
7-Aug Bulgaria CMS; Reed Smith; Wolf Theiss CMS advised OTP Bank, DSK Bank, and Eurobank on the EUR 110 million refinancing of the Business Park Sofia with Arco Capital Corporation. Reed Smith and Wolf Theiss advised Arco Capital on the transaction. EUR 110 million ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/14251-cms-and-wolf-theiss-advise-on-eur-110-million-refinancing-of-business-park-sofia
7-Aug Estonia Cobalt Cobalt advised Estonia's Helmes on its acquisition of all shares of software development company T2T from Latvia's Tet. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/14254-cobalt-advises-helmes-on-acquisition-of-t2t-from-tet
7-Aug Latvia BDO Law The Latvian office of BDO Law provided legal analysis to the European Investment Bank regarding a EUR 80 million financing agreement with the Latvian state. EUR 80 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/14248-bdo-law-analyzes-latvian-financing-agreement-for-eib
7-Aug Lithuania Iustum; Sorainen Sorainen advised the Darnu Group on a construction agreement with UAB Naresta for the sixth stage of the Paupys district of Vilnius, in Lituania. UAB Naresta was reportedly advised by the Iustum law firm. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14252-sorainen-advises-darnu-group-on-development-of-vilnius-neighborhood
7-Aug Poland Bird & Bird; Norton Rose Fulbright Bird & Bird advised Wento and Enterprise Investors on the EUR 50 million sale of Eco Power sp. z o.o. to PGE Energia Odnawialna. The Warsaw office of Norton Rose Fulbright advised the buyers on the deal. EUR 50 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14247-bird-bird-and-norton-rose-fulbright-advise-on-sale-of-eco-power-to-pge-energia-odnawialna
7-Aug Serbia Bojovic Draskovic Popovic & Partners; JPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic Jankovic Popovic Mitic advised French multinational company C.D Holding Internationale SAS on its EUR 5 million acquisition of an additional stake in Emergo Sport d.o.o., the Serbian subsidiary of Fitpass Limited. Fitpass was advised by Bojovic, Draskovic, Popovic, and Partners. EUR 5 million ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/14249-jpm-and-bd2p-advise-on-c-d-holding-internationale-s-acquisition-of-additional-stake-in-emergo-sport
10-Aug Austria Freshfields; Linklaters; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss and Linklaters advised Raiffeisen Bank International AG on the issuance of EUR 500 million worth of additional Tier 1 capital. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer advised joint lead managers Barclays Bank plc, Goldman Sachs International, J.P. Morgan Securities plc, Raiffeisen Bank International AG, and UBS Europe SE. EUR 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14256-wolf-theiss-linklaters-and-freshfields-advise-on-raiffeisen-bank-international-s-additional-tier-1-issuance
10-Aug Poland Baker Mckenzie Baker McKenzie advised ElectroMobility Poland SA on agreements with Torino Design and EDAG Engineering Gmbh regarding the construction and assembly of electric cars in Poland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14259-baker-mckenzie-advises-electromobility-poland-on-polish-electric-car-production
10-Aug Romania Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii successfully represented the interests of the Association of Romanian Construction Companies and several other large construction companies before the Bucharest Court of Appeal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14258-popovici-nitu-stoica-asociatii-successful-for-araco-in-bucharest-court-of-appeal
11-Aug Austria Brandl & Talos Brandl & Talos advised BTOV's Industrial Technologies Fund on its participation in ToolSense's financing round that also included AWS Grunderfonds, Segnalita Ventures, Martin Global AG, and Dr. Georg Hoblik GmbH. EUR 3 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14257-brandl-talos-advises-lead-investor-btov-on-toolsense-financing-round
11-Aug Austria Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner advised a consortium of UniCredit Bank Austria, BAWAG P.S.K, Commerzbank, Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberoesterreich, and HYPO Vorarlberg on the reorganization proceedings of the Huber Group, an Austrian lingerie manufacturer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14271-fellner-wratzfeld-partner-advises-banking-syndicate-on-reorganization-proceedings-of-huber-group
11-Aug Bulgaria; Ukraine CMS; Harney's; Jipyong CMS advised the Export-Import Bank of Korea on a USD 36 million financing deal with Grain Terminal Holdings a Singapore-based joint venture between Posco International and the Orexim Group. Posco International was advised by South Korea's Jipyong law firm, and the Orexim Group was advised by Harneys' Cyprus office. USD 36 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/14280-cms-advises-kexim-on-financing-for-grain-terminal-holdings
11-Aug Estonia Cobalt Cobalt advised the Rubylight technology investment fund on its participation in Tandem's Series A round of financing, which also included investors Brighteye Ventures, Trind Ventures, and GPS Ventures. USD 5.7 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/14267-cobalt-advises-rubylight-on-investment-in-language-app-start-up
11-Aug Greece Zepos & Yannopoulos Zepos & Yannopoulos advised Pancreta Bank on its transformation from a cooperative bank into a "societe anonyme." N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/14279-zepos-yannopoulos-helps-pancreta-bank-transform-into-societe-anonyme
11-Aug Lithuania Sorainen The Lithuanian office of Sorainen advised Koinveticinis Fondas on its investment in Ligence, a Lithuanian startup developing an automated cardiac ultrasound diagnostic solution based on artificial intelligence. EUR 360,000 ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14278-sorainen-advises-koinveticinis-fondas-on-investment-in-ligence
11-Aug Poland Decisive Worldwide Szmigiel Papros Gregorczyk. Decisive Worldwide Szmigiel Papros Gregorczyk advised the Skarbiec Dochodowych Nieruchomosci Fizan investment fund on the negotiation and sale of retail premises in Wroclaws Old Town. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14282-decisive-worldwide-advises-skarbiec-dochodowych-nieruchomosci-fizan-on-sale-of-retail-premises-in-wroclaw
11-Aug Romania Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners successfully represented Intermed Consulting & Management before the High Court of Cassation and Justice of Romania in a case involving industrial park real estate tax exemption. RON 28 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14264-zamfirescu-racoti-vasile-partners-succesful-for-intermed-consulting-management-in-tax-dispute
11-Aug Russia Baker Mckenzie; Semenov & Pevzner Baker McKenzie advised audio streaming service Spotify on its launch in 13 new markets, giving it a presence in 92 markets worldwide. Semenov & Pevzner advised Spotify on intellectual property issues related to its launch in the Russian market, as well as in Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, and Kazakhstan. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/14274-baker-mckenzie-advises-spotify-on-entrance-into-cee-markets
11-Aug Turkey Dentons; TOCC Attorney Partnership The TOCC Attorney Partnership advised Akbank subsidiary AKLease on its EUR 40 million financing from the EBRD. Dentons reportedly advised the EBRD on the deal. EUR 40 million ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/14265-tocc-attorney-partnership-advises-aklease-on-financing-from-ebrd
11-Aug Ukraine Redcliffe Partners Redcliffe Partners advised the EBRD on a USD 27 million short-term secured loan to Nibulon LLC, a Ukrainian agricultural company. USD 27 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14281-redcliffe-partners-advises-ebrd-on-short-term-loan-to-nibulon
11-Aug Ukraine Vasil Kisil & Partners Vasil Kisil & Partners advised St Sophia Homes on its lease of office space in Kyiv to Goethe-Institut. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14268-vasil-kisil-partners-advises-st-sophia-homes-on-lease-agreement-with-goethe-institut
12-Aug Czech Republic Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek; Kocian Solc Balastik Kocian Solc Balastik and Germany's Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek advised China-based Inner Mongolia Mengtai on the acquisition of the Czech part of the Apt group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14292-kocian-solc-balastik-advises-inner-mongolia-mengtai-on-acquisition-of-czech-part-of-apt-group
12-Aug Hungary Erdos | Katona; Kinstellar Erdos | Katona advised Hell Energy on its refinancing of an existing loan with four unidentified Hungarian banks. Kinstellar reportedly advised the banks. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/14293-erdos-katona-advises-hell-energy-on-refinancing
12-Aug Russia White & Case White & Case advised VTB Bank and a consortium of investors on the RUB 132 billion sale of a 55% stake in Tele2 Russia to Russia's Rostelecom, and on the acquisition of an approximately 29% stake in Rostelecom. RUB 132 billion ceelegalmatters.com/russia/14291-white-case-advises-on-rub-132-billion-sale-of-tele2-russia
12-Aug Turkey Caliskan Okkan Toker; GKC Partners; White & Case White & Case and its associated Turkish firm, GKC Partners, advised Zynga Inc. on its USD 168 million acquisition of an 80% stake in Rollic, a mobile games developer and publisher, from Mehmet Can Yavuz, Deniz Basaran, Burak Vardal, Volkan Bicer, Mehmet Ayan, and Yunus Emre Gonul. Caliskan Okkan Toker advised the sellers on the deal. USD 168 million ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/14294-white-case-gkc-partners-and-caliskan-okkan-toker-advise-on-zynga-s-acquisition-of-rollic
12-Aug Ukraine Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko advised the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development on its entry into the 1992 ISDA Master Agreement with the National Bank of Ukraine. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14283-sayenko-kharenko-advises-ebrd-on-entrance-into-isda-master-agreement-with-national-bank-of-ukraine
13-Aug Bulgaria Georgiev, Todorov & Co. Georgiev Todorov & Co. advised Bulgaria's Office Sgradi EOOD on the purchase of 50% of the shares of Medical Center-On Clinic Bulgaria AD from the Netherlands-based On Clinic Advanced Medical Institute B.V. The seller was reportedly advised by Israel's Epstein Rosenblum Maoz. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/14311-georgiev-todorov-co-advises-office-sgradi-eood-on-acquisition-of-50-of-on-clinic-bulgaria-ad
13-Aug Hungary CMS; Noerr Noerrs Budapest office advised UniCredit Bank on financing provided to GTC for the development of the Pillar office building in Budapest. CMS reportedly advised GTC on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/14310-noerr-advises-unicredit-bank-on-financing-for-pillar-office-building-in-budapest
13-Aug Latvia BDO Law BDO Law advised Deichmann-Schuhe Service-GmbH on its investment of EUR 500,000 in its Latvian subsidiary, SIA Deichmann Apavi, that increased its capital to EUR 1.15 million. EUR 500,000 ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/14295-bdo-law-advises-deichman-on-internal-investment-in-latvia
13-Aug Moldova; Ukraine Hillmont Partners Hillmont Partners obtained an award for interim measures for client Komaksavia Airport Invest Ltd in arbitration against the Republic of Moldova related to the concession agreement for the Chisinau International Airport. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/14312-hillmont-partners-secures-win-for-komaksavia-airport-invest-ltd-in-arbitration-against-republic-of-moldova
14-Aug Bulgaria Tokushev and Partners Tokushev and Partners advised Intercapital Property Development REIT on its initial public offering of company shares worth over BGN 24 million. BGN 24 million ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/14314-tokushev-and-partners-advises-intercapital-property-development-on-ipo
14-Aug Russia Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners successfully represented Finland's Fortum energy company before the Russian government's commission on foreign investments and before Russia's competition authority with regard to the company's acquisition of a majority stake in Germany's Uniper. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/14323-epam-successful-for-fortum-on-russian-aspects-of-uniper-stake-acquisition
17-Aug Lithuania Motieka & Audzevicius Motieka & Audzevicius helped CommonSign obtain a payment institution license for account information services. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14328-motieka-audzevicius-helps-commonsign-obtain-aisp-license
17-Aug Poland CMS; Freshfields; Wistrand; WKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski Baehr CMS and Sweden's Wistrand law firm advised Nordex SE on its execution of a put option agreement for the potential sale of Nordex's European wind and photovoltaic development pipeline to RWE. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and WKB reportedly advised RWE on the transaction. EUR 402.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14325-cms-advises-nordex-on-renewable-energy-transaction
17-Aug Poland Dentons; DLA Piper; Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised Panattoni Development Europe on the sale of the Lodz City VI logistics park to Kajima Properties and Savills Investment Management. DLA Piper advised Savills Investment Management and Dentons advised Kajima Properties. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14330-greenberg-traurig-dla-piper-and-dentons-advise-on-panattoni-development-europe-s-sale-of-logistics-park-in-lodz
17-Aug Romania BPV Grigorescu Stefanica BPV Grigorescu Stefanica advised Romanian start-up Innoship on its acquisition of EUR 550,000 in seed funding from GapMinder VC. EUR 550,000 ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14326-bpv-grigorescu-stefanica-helps-romanian-innoship-acquire-seed-funding
19-Aug Czech Republic Kinstellar Kinstellar advised Genesis Growth Equity Fund I on its acquisition of R2B2, an advertising company in the Czech Republic. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14340-kinstellar-advises-genesis-growth-equity-fund-i-on-acquisition-of-r2b2
19-Aug Hungary Noerr Noerrs Budapest office advised K&H Bank on financing provided to Wing Zrt. for development of the Gizella Loft office building. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/14341-noerr-advises-k-h-bank-on-development-financing-of-gizella-loft-in-budapest
19-Aug Lithuania Cobalt; Fort Cobalt advised UAB Sonex Consulting on the sale of a 6,948 square meter business center in Vilnius to EfTen Real Estate Fund III, which is managed by EfTEN Capital. Fort Legal advised EfTen on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14345-cobalt-and-fort-legal-advise-on-sonex-consulting-s-sale-of-vilnius-business-center-to-eften-capital
19-Aug Romania Stratulat Albulescu Stratulat Albulescu successfully represented Romanian facility management company Compania Romprest Service S.A. in a dispute with the Ministry of European Funds in the Bucharest Court of Appeal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14339-stratulat-albulescu-successful-for-compania-romprest-service-in-bucharest-court-of-appeal
19-Aug Serbia CMS; NKO Partners CMS advised the EBRD and Raiffeisen Bank Serbia on a EUR 30 million loan extended to CTP Property companies in Serbia for the purpose of refinancing existing financial indebtedness and for the development, construction, and operation of light manufacturing and warehouse facilities. EUR 30 million ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/14338-cms-advises-ebrd-and-raiffeisen-bank-serbia-on-eur-30-million-financing-to-ctp-property
19-Aug Serbia Jankovic Popovic Mitic Jankovic Popovic Mitic helped sporting good retailer Intersport S Trgovina doo comply with the Serbian Data Protection Act. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/14343-jankovic-popovic-mitic-helps-intersport-implement-gdpr-best-practices
19-Aug Ukraine Baker McKenzie Baker McKenzie successfully represented Berlin-Chemie AG the maker of the Nimesil anti-inflammatory drug in its trademark challenge to the Nimesin brand. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14348-baker-mckenzie-successful-for-berlin-chemie-in-nimesil-vs-nimesin-trademark-dispute
19-Aug Ukraine CMS; Redcliffe Partners Redcliffe Partners advised the YayPay financial technology company on the EUR 17 million sale of a majority stake in the company to Quadient. The buyer was advised by CMS. EUR 17 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14347-redcliffe-partners-and-cms-advise-on-quadient-s-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-yaypay
20-Aug Bosnia and Herzegovina Maric & Co. Maric & Co successfully represented the interests of Swietelsky Baugesellschaft m.b.H in the Constitutional Court of Bosnia & Herzegovina in appellate proceedings regarding a tax dispute against the country's Office for Indirect Taxation. BAM 3 million ceelegalmatters.com/bosnia-herzegovina/14354-maric-co-successful-for-swietelsky-baugesellschaft-in-constitutional-court-of-bosnia-herzegovina
20-Aug Latvia Loyens & Loeff; Sorainen Sorainen and Loyens & Loeff advised the Kekava ABT consortium on its agreement with Latvian State Roads to construct the Kekava Bypass part of the Via Baltica. EUR 100 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/14356-sorainen-and-loyens-loeff-advise-kekava-abt-on-major-infrastructure-deal-in-latvia
20-Aug Russia Dentons The St. Petersburg office of Dentons advised Power Machines on the reform of its intellectual property management system. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/14351-dentons-advises-power-machines-on-ip-management-system-reform
21-Aug Bulgaria CMS CMS advised Korea's Solarian Holdings Ltd. on the acquisition of a 2.25 Megawatt photovoltaic power plant in Bulgaria from Julian Torchanov and Mat Ltd. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/14361-cms-advises-solarian-holdings-on-acquisition-of-ppv-plant-from-julian-torchanov-and-mat-ltd
21-Aug Poland Dentons; Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised the Metropol Group on the acquisition of regional shopping centers in the Polish cities of Gdynia, Olkusz, Radom, Swietochlowice, and Siemianowice from subsidiaries of the Atrium group. Dentons advised the Atrium Group on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14362-greenberg-traurig-and-dentons-advise-on-metropol-s-acquisition-of-polish-shopping-centers-from-atrium
21-Aug Russia Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners helped The Chatterjee Group and Rhone Capital obtain approval from the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia for their acquisition of Lummus Technology from McDermott International. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/14359-epam-helps-the-chatterjee-group-and-rhone-capital-obtain-russian-approval-for-acquisition-of-lummus-technology
21-Aug Russia Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners; Eversheds Sutherland Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners and Eversheds Sutherland successfully protected the patent rights of Bayer in appellate proceedings before the Intellectual Property Court in Russia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/14363-epam-and-eversheds-sutherland-successful-on-appeal-for-bayer-in-russian-ip-dispute
21-Aug Serbia NKO Partners NKO Partners advised BizLink Holding on what the firm calls an intercompany restructuring that resulted in the company becoming the sole shareholders of its subsidiary, BizLink Serbia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/14360-nko-partners-advises-bizlink-holding-on-internal-restructuring
24-Aug Austria Baker Mckenzie; Freimuller Obereder Pilz Baker McKenzie advised Amplifier Game Invest on the acquisition of games developer Rare Earth Games. The Freimueller, Obereder, Pilz firm advised Rare Earth Games founders Michael Borras, Peter Ehardt, and Helmut Hutterer. EUR 300,000 ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14365-baker-mckenzie-and-freimueller-obereder-pilz-advise-on-amplifier-game-invest-s-acquisition-of-rate-earth-games
24-Aug Lithuania Andersen Partners; Deloitte Legal Deloitte Legal and Denmark's Andersen Partners advised Maskinhandler Indkobsringen A/S, a Danish farm equipment company, on the sale of a majority stake of shares in MI Agrotinklas UAB to one of MI Agrotinklas's founders. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14367-deloitte-legal-advises-maskinhandler-indkobsringen-on-exit-from-mi-agrotinklas
24-Aug Turkey AK Law Firm; Paksoy; Schulteriesenkampff Paksoy and Germany's Schulteriesenkampff law firm advised Imerys on the acquisition by its subsidiary, Calderys Deutschland GmbH, of a 60% stake in the Haznedar Group, from several individual shareholders. The AK Law Firm advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/14372-paksoy-and-ak-advise-on-imerys-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-haznedar-group
24-Aug Turkey BTS Partners BTS Partners advised Qnbeyond ventures on an unspecified investment in Ikas, a software-as-a-services commerce platform for small-and-medium enterprises. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/14366-bts-partners-advises-qnbeyond-ventures-on-investment-in-ikas
25-Aug Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen advised Inion LT on a EUR 500,000 investment in the company by venture capital funds Koinvesticinis Fondas and Contrarian Ventures and startup accelerator 70 Ventures. EUR 500,000 ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14379-sorainen-helps-inion-lt-obtain-funding-from-koinvesticinis-fondas-contrarian-ventures-and-70-ventures
25-Aug Poland Gessel Gessel advised CD Projekt on the buy-back of its shares. PLN 214 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14382-gessel-advises-on-cd-projekt-on-share-buy-back-program
25-Aug Poland; Serbia; Slovenia Jadek & Pensa; Prica & Partners; Rymarz Zdort Rymarz Zdort, Jadek & Pensa, and Prica & Partners advised Innova Capital on the sale of 100% of the shares of subsidiary Trimo d.o.o. to Kingspan Group plc. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/14380-rymarz-zdort-and-prica-partners-advise-innova-capital-on-sale-of-trimo-to-kingspan-group
25-Aug Serbia Karanovic & Partners Karanovic & Partners provided its analysis of the Serbian railway freight transport market to the World Bank Group and the Serbian Competition Commission regarding. The firm's analysis was provided as part of the Program for Improving the Business Environment in Serbia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/14383-karanovic-partners-analyzes-serbian-railway-freight-transport-market-for-world-bank-group-and-serbian-competition-commission
25-Aug Turkey Gun & Partners; Moral & Partners Moral & Partners advised Taxim Capital on its acquisition of Doganay Gida, a Turkish manufacturer of non-carbonated beverages, sauces, and vinegars. Gun & Partners advised the unidentified sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/14378-moral-partners-advises-taxim-capital-on-acquisition-of-turkish-beverage-manufacturer
25-Aug Ukraine Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko advised Oleksandr Yaroslavsky, the owner and president of the DCH group, on his acquisition of all shares of Bank Credit Dnipro from Cyprian Brancroft Enterprises Limited. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14377-sayenko-kharenko-advises-oleksandr-yaroslavsky-on-acquisition-of-bank-credit-dnipro
26-Aug Czech Republic; Poland; Slovakia Garrigues; Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, Gorski Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, Gorski advised the Oriens Bijou Group on the sale of the network to the Tous group. Garrigues advised Tous on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/14393-spcg-and-garrigues-advise-on-oriens-bijou-s-sale-of-tous-stores-in-poland-czech-republic-and-slovakia
26-Aug Serbia BDK Advokati BDK Advokati advised the EBRD and the Enterprise Expansion Fund on a EUR 12 million secured credit facility loan to High Tech Engineering Center, a software developer and technology research and development service provider in Serbia. EUR 12 million ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/14396-bdk-advokati-advises-ebrd-and-enef-on-loan-to-htec
26-Aug Ukraine EY Law; Kinstellar Kinstellar advised Qatari port operator Qterminals and its Ukrainian subsidiary, Qterminals Olvia, on their entrance into a 35-year concession agreement for the Olvia port with the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine and the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority. EY Law advised the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Sea Ports Authority on the deal. EUR 122.9 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14394-kinstellar-advises-qterminals-on-olvia-port-concession-in-ukraine
27-Aug Latvia Sorainen Sorainen advised the Sarmants event planning association in an intellectual property dispute. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/14418-sorainen-advises-event-planning-association-in-ip-dispute
27-Aug Lithuania Ellex (Valiunas); Glimstedt Glimstedt advised GE Energy Financial Services on an unspecified investment in E Energijas 68.9MW wind farm in Telsiai, Lithuania, which uses GEs Cypress 5.3MW turbines. E Energija was advised by Ellex Valiunas. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14419-glimstedt-and-ellex-valiunas-advise-on-ge-s-investment-in-e-energija-wind-farm-in-lithuania
27-Aug Poland B2Rlaw; Dagital Legal; Dentons; Ssw Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised BoomBit on its sale of a part of its shareholding in SuperScale to British venture capital fund Level-Up. Dentons advised Level-Up on the deal while B2RLaw, working with London's Fieldfisher and Bratislava's Dagital Legal law firms, also advised BoomBit and its founder Ivan Trancik. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14416-ssw-dentons-b2rlaw-and-dagital-legal-advise-on-boombit-s-sale-of-shares-in-superscale
27-Aug Serbia Mikijelj Jankovic & Bogdanovic Mikijelj, Jankovic & Bogdanovic successfully represented the interests of Serbian TV hosts Zoran Kesic and Ivan Ivanovic before the Press Council of Serbia regarding an alleged violation of the Code of Ethics of Serbian Journalists by daily newspaper Telegraf and the news portal Republika.rs. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/14420-mj-b-successful-for-tv-hosts-in-dispute-with-newspaper-and-news-portal
28-Aug Latvia Cobalt; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Moller Real Estate Baltic AS on the acquisition of a land plot near the Riga International Airport and an office-warehouse building located on it. Cobalt advised the unidentified sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/14426-tgs-baltic-and-cobalt-advise-on-moller-real-estate-baltic-s-acquisition-of-real-estate-in-riga
28-Aug Poland Eversheds Sutherland; Latham & Watkins Eversheds Sutherland advised Icos Capital on an unspecified Series B investment in Carbon Clean Solutions. Latham & Watkins advised Carbon Clean Solutions on the deal. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14439-eversheds-sutherland-and-latham-watkins-advise-on-icos-capital-investment-in-carbon-clean-solutions
28-Aug Turkey Moral & Partners Moral & Partners advised the minority shareholders of Turquoise Yacht formerly known as Proteksan on the sale of 40% of the shares of the company to the Al Barwani Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/14427-moral-partners-advises-on-sale-of-stake-in-turquoise-yacht-to-al-barwani-group
31-Aug Austria Rautner Attorneys at Law Rautner Rechtsanwalte advised Windkraft Simonsfeld on a EUR 63 million financing deal with the European Investment Bank and Erste Bank. EUR 63 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14447-rautner-advises-windkraft-simonsfeld-on-financing-of-14-new-wind-turbines-in-austria
31-Aug Latvia Cobalt Cobalt successfully represented the Latvian Television TV network before the Administrative District Court and Administrative Regional Court of Latvia against an association of political parties challenging the rules set by the network related to the allocation of airtime leading up to parliamentary elections. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/14441-cobalt-successfully-represents-latvian-television-against-challenge-by-political-parties
31-Aug Latvia; Lithuania Ellex (Klavins); Ellex (Valiunas); Triniti Ellex advised Quaero European Infrastructure Fund II on the acquisition of Digitalas Ekonomikas Attistibas Centrs from Solo Investments SIA, Astondesmit Astoni SIA, Duo Investicijas SIA, and KFP SIA. Triniti advised the sellers on the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/14445-ellex-and-triniti-advise-on-quaero-european-infrastructure-fund-ii-s-acquisition-of-digitalas-ekonomikas-attistibas-centrs
31-Aug Lithuania Ellex (Klavins); Ellex (Valiunas) Ellex Valiunas and Ellex Klavins advised infrastructure investment fund QEIF II on the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Citatalas Economic Development Center. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14450-ellex-advises-qeif-ii-on-acquisition-of-citatalas-economic-development-center
31-Aug Lithuania Motieka & Audzevicius Motieka & Audzevicius helped Donatas Aleksandravicius, the owner of the Ds Byggeri construction company, file an indemnification claim against Denmark at the ICSID. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14452-motieka-audzevicius-advises-donatas-aleksandravicius-on-icsid-claim-against-denmark
31-Aug Moldova Gladei & Partners; K&L Gates; Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii; Turcan Cazac Gladei & Partners and K&L Gates advised the EBRD on the acquisition of a 25% stake in Vestmoldtransgaz, a gas transmission company operating the newly built Ungheni-Chisinau gas pipeline. Turcan Cazac advised Vestmoldtransgaz on the deal, while Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii advised sellers TransGaz and its Moldovan subsidiary Eurotransgaz. EUR 20 million ceelegalmatters.com/moldova/14444-gladei-partners-advises-ebrd-on-acquisition-of-stake-in-vestmoldtransgaz
31-Aug Poland B2RLaw B2RLaw assisted USPTC with a consultancy project relating to the merger of Politechnika Bialostocka and the University of Bialystok. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14451-b2rlaw-assists-usptc-with-merger-consultancy-project-for-two-universities-in-poland
31-Aug Poland B2RLaw; Dechert B2RLaw and Dechert advised Barings BDC, Inc. on its merger with MVC Capital, Inc. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14448-b2rlaw-and-dechert-advise-barings-bdc-on-merger-with-mvc-capital
31-Aug Poland Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised Ekstraklasa S.A. on the sale of media rights for the Polish premier football league to broadcast networks CANAL+ and TVP. PLN 1 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14446-greenberg-traurig-advises-ekstraklasa-on-sale-of-media-rights-for-polish-football-league
31-Aug Romania Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii Popovici, Nitu, Stoica & Asociatii advised Belgian developer VGP Parks on the acquisition of 40 hectares of real estate in the Western Romanian city of Arad from an unnamed seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14442-pnsa-advises-vgp-parks-on-acquisition-of-real-estate-in-arad
31-Aug Russia BGP Litigation BGP Litigation successfully represented Irina Zhivova against her ex-husband in a post-divorce process regarding challenges to agreements involving property, children, and alimony. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/14443-bgp-litigation-successful-for-irina-zhivova-against-ex-husband
31-Aug Ukraine Asters Asters advised the EBRD and IFC on a USD 70 million loan to OJSC Concern Galnaftogaz, which operates a chain of more than 400 fuel stations in Ukraine. USD 70 million www.ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14450-asters-advises-ebrd-and-ifc-on-loan-to-galnaftogaz
1-Sep Bulgaria; Greece Kambourov & Partners Kambourov & Partners advised Bulgartransgaz EAD on its acquisition of a 20% stake in Gastrade S.A. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/14456-kambourov-partners-advises-bulgartransgaz-on-acquisition-of-stake-in-gastrade
1-Sep Ukraine Ilyashev & Partners Ilyashev & Partners successfully defended the interests of Danube Shipping and Stevedoring Company LLC in a dispute with the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority over the use of the berth and berthing infrastructure at the Mykolaiv Sea Port. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14459-ilyashev-partners-successful-for-danube-shipping-and-stevedoring-company-in-dispute-with-ukrainian-sea-ports-authority
2-Sep Austria Herbst Kinsky Herbst Kinsky advised Presono GmbH on a media-for-equity deal with Seven Ventures Austria. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14465-herbst-kinsky-advises-presono-on-media-for-equity-deal-with-seven-ventures-austria
2-Sep Czech Republic BPV Braun Partners BPV Braun Partners advised ECO Finance Group s.r.o on establishing a joint venture with the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Olomouc. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14463-bpv-braun-partners-advises-ecofinance-group-on-jv-with-archdiocese-of-olomouc
2-Sep Estonia PwC Legal PwC Legal advised GuardTime on its entrance into a partnership with the Estonian Ministry of Interiors IT and Development Centre. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/14464-pwc-legal-advises-guardtime-launch-on-partnership-with-smit
2-Sep Estonia TGS Baltic TGS Baltic successfully represented the interests of Kuu HUBB Oy in a dispute in the Arbitration Court of the Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/14469-tgs-baltic-successful-for-kuu-hubb-oy-in-arbitration
2-Sep Lithuania Motieka & Audzevicius; Sorainen Sorainen and Motieka & Audzevicius advised Startup Wise Guys and the Motieka Investment Fund on a EUR 1.2 million investment in Lithuanian edu-tech start-up Turing College. Motieka & Audzevicius also advised Turing College on the deal. EUR 1.2 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14467-sorainen-and-motieka-audzevicius-advise-on-investment-in-turing-college
2-Sep Lithuania Walless Walless advised E Energija on a green energy purchase deal with Eesti Energia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14471-walless-advises-e-energija-on-green-energy-purchase-agreement
2-Sep Poland Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised Concept Development BSD 2 on the sale of the 9000-square-meter 15-floor Concept Tower office building in Warsaw to the CPI Property Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14468-wolf-theiss-advises-concept-development-bsd-2-on-sale-of-concept-tower
3-Sep Austria Gassauer-Fleissner; PHH Rechtsanwalte PHH advised Bondi Consult on the sale of the "service hub" part of the TwentyOne commercial project in Vienna's Floridsdorf district to InterXion. Gassauer-Fleissner Rechtsanwalte advised InterXion on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14477-phh-and-gassauer-fleissner-advise-on-bondi-consult-s-sale-of-service-hub-to-interxion
3-Sep Lithuania Walless Walless helped Railsbank Group subsidiary UAB Payrnet obtain an electronic money institution license from the Bank of Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14480-walless-helps-uab-payrnet-obtain-e-money-institution-license
3-Sep Poland Bird & Bird; Smolarek Rogala Caban Bird & Bird advised mBank on a financing and refinancing deal with Nordic Solar Energy related to the construction of 26 solar farms in northwestern Poland. Smolarek Rogala Caban advised Nordic Solar Energy on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14482-bird-bird-advises-mbank-on-financing-with-nordic-solar-energy-to-construct-solar-farms-in-poland
3-Sep Poland Decisive Worldwide Szmigiel Papros Gregorczyk Decisive Szmigiel Papros Gregorczyk advised the Revetas Group on its lease of almost 2600 square meters of space in Warsaw's Trinity One office building to the local branch of an unidentified telecom holding company. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14478-decisive-szmigiel-papros-gregorczyk-advises-revetas-group-on-office-space-lease-in-warsaw
3-Sep Poland Gessel; Grabarek Szalc i Wspolnicy Gessel advised OEX on an investment in iPOS that will see OEX take up newly issued shares constituting the majority of iPOS share capital. Grabarek Szalc i Wspolnicy reportedly advised iPOS on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14476-gessel-advises-oex-on-investment-in-ipos
4-Sep Poland Baker Mckenzie; Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised Oanda Global Corporation on the acquisition of Dom Maklerski TMS Brokers S.A from Nabbe Investments, a subsidiary of PineBridge Investments. Baker McKenzie advised Nabbe and PineBridge Investments on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14485-greenberg-traurig-advises-oanda-global-corporation-on-acquisition-of-dom-maklerski-tms-brokers
4-Sep Romania CMS; Deloitte Legal (Reff & Associates); Herbert Smith Freehills; Wolf Theiss CMS advised AFI Europe on its share acquisition of six companies owning four Class A office projects in Romania from NEPI Rockcastle. Herbert Smith Freehills and Reff & Associates the Romanian member firm of Deloitte Legal advised the seller. EUR 300 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14483-cms-reff-associates-and-herbert-smith-freehills-advise-on-afi-europe-s-successful-acquisition-of-romanian-office-projects-from-nepi-rockcastle
4-Sep Romania Deloitte Legal (Reff & Associates) Reff & Associates advised Romania's Haier Tech on a refrigeration factory construction project in Prahova county, Romania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14486-reff-associates-advises-haier-tech-on-eur-53-million-construction-project
4-Sep Turkey BTS & Partners; EY Legal (KS Attorney Partnership) BTS & Partners advised the founders of Entekno Global and Diffusion Capital Partners on Croda International Plc.'s recent GBP 1.5 million acquisition of a minority stake in the company. The KS Attorney Partnership, the local legal arm of EY Turkey, advised Croda on the deal. GBP 1.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/14484-bts-partners-and-ks-attorney-partnership-advise-on-croda-investment-in-entekno
4-Sep Ukraine Avellum; White & Case Avellum and White & Case advised Argus Media Ltd on its acquisition of Agritel International, which provides information, consulting, and forecasting on agricultural and agro-industrial markets. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14487-avellum-advises-argus-media-ltd-on-acquisition-of-agritel-international
7-Sep Austria Weber & Co.; White & Case; Wolf Theiss White & Case and Wolf Theiss advised joint lead managers Barclays, MUFG, UniCredit Bank Austria, BNP Paribas, Credit Agricole CIB, J.P. Morgan, Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking, Bayern LB, DZ Bank AG, Helaba and SMBC Nikko on OMV Aktiengesellschaft's EUR 1.25 billion hybrid bonds issue. Weber & Co advised the issuer on the deal. EUR 1.25 billion ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14491-white-case-and-weber-co-advise-on-omv-s-hybrid-bonds-issuance
7-Sep Croatia Beiten Burkhardt Beiten Burkhardt advised Dr. Zwiebelhofer GmbH on the acquisition of two Croatian companies, KM Kovnica and KM Alati, from an unidentified seller, and on the two companies' reintegration into the Konig Metall Group, from which they had been sold in 2013. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/croatia/14492-beiten-burkhardt-helps-dr-zwiebelhofer-reacquire-and-reintegrate-km-kovnica-and-km-alati
7-Sep Estonia Eversheds Sutherland; Sorainen Eversheds Sutherland in Estonia advised UP Invest on its EUR 65 million acquisition of Forum Cinemas from AMC. Sorainen advised AMC on the deal. EUR 65 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/14493-eversheds-sutherland-and-sorainen-advise-on-acquisition-of-forum-cinemas-by-up-invest
7-Sep Poland Dentons; Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised Invesco Real Estate on the sale of a logistics center in Lodz to Savills Investment Management, acting on behalf of Savills IM European Logistics Fund 2. Dentons advised the buyer on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14490-greenberg-traurig-and-dentons-advise-on-invesco-real-estate-s-sale-of-logistics-center-in-lodz
7-Sep Poland Grochowicz Law Office The Grochowicz Law Office advised Stena Investment S.a.r.l. on the sale of its Polish subsidiaries Shaletech Energy sp. z o.o. and Northam sp. z o.o. in a management buyout. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14499-grochowicz-advises-stena-investment-on-sale-of-polish-subsidiaries
7-Sep Poland Mrowiec Fialek & Partners Mrowiec Fialek and Partners advised Redan SA on the sale of shares in Top Secret sp. z o.o. to the company's majority shareholder. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14497-mrowiec-fialek-and-partners-advises-redan-on-sale-of-shares-in-top-secret
7-Sep Romania Kinstellar; PeliPartners Kinstellar advised a joint venture of Resolution Property and Zeus Capital Management on its acquisition of the Floreasca Park office complex in Bucharest from GLL Real Estate Partners. PeliPartners advised GLL Real Estate Partners. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14495-kinstellar-advises-on-acquisition-of-floreasca-park-office-complex-in-bucharest
7-Sep Russia Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners advised DynaEnergetics on the sale of its Russian subsidiary. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/14496-epam-advises-dynaenergetics-on-russian-exit
7-Sep Russia White & Case White & Case advised Raiffeisenbank on a loan of up to USD 127 million to Rosvodokanal. USD 127 million ceelegalmatters.com/russia/14498-white-case-advises-raiffeisenbank-on-loan-to-rosvodokanal
8-Sep Bulgaria Herbert Smith; Schoenherr Schoenherr advised BNP Paribas S.A. Citibank NA, London Branch, and Black Sea Trade and Development Bank on Bulgarian legal aspects of a EUR 90 million syndicated credit facility extended to Oliva AD and Buildcom EOOD, as well as on the establishment of a Bulgarian security package for the facility. Herbert Smith Freehills acted as English law counsel to the banks. EUR 90 million ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/14509-schoenherr-advises-lenders-on-syndicated-credit-facility-to-oliva
8-Sep Latvia; Lithuania Cobalt; Glimstedt Glimstedt advised UAB CGP Management on the sale of four private medical service operators in Lithuania to Latvia's Repharm healthcare group. Cobalt advised Repharm on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/14501-glimstedt-and-cobalt-advise-on-cgp-management-s-sale-of-private-clinics-in-lithuania
8-Sep Lithuania Accura; Cobalt; Gessel; Horten; Norton Rose Fulbright The Lithuanian office of Cobalt and Denmark's Accura law firm advised INVL Baltic Sea Growth Fund on its acquisition of a 48% stake in MBL from Accession Mezzanine Capital III and the Lauritsen family. The Horten, Gessel, and Norton Rose Fulbright law firms reportedly advised the sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14508-cobalt-advises-invl-baltic-sea-growth-fund-on-acquisition-of-stake-in-mbl
8-Sep Russia Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners provided BNP Paribas Fortis Private Equity Belgium with a red flag analysis of contracts for the provision of freight forwarding and customs representative services and storage. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/14502-epam-helps-bnp-paribas-fortis-private-equity-belgium-with-freight-forwarding-provision-analysis
8-Sep Russia Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners advised US-based Clemco International, a manufacturer of air-powered abrasive blasting equipment, on IP, corporate, customs, and regulatory matters in Russia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/14513-epam-advises-clemco-international-on-russian-matters
8-Sep Turkey Cakmak; Paksoy Cakmak advised Voodoo on an unspecified investment in Fabrika Games. Paksoy advised Fabrika Games on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/14505-cakmak-and-paksoy-advise-voodoo-and-fabrika-games-on-investment-deal
8-Sep Ukraine Aequo Aequo advised Raiffeisen Bank International and Creative Dock on the launch of the "Fairo" mobile application. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14512-aequo-helps-raiffeisen-bank-international-and-creative-dock-launch-fairo-mobile-application
8-Sep Ukraine Asters; Integrites Integrites successfully protected the interests of Lifelong Meditech, an Indian producer and exporter of medical equipment, in a safeguard investigation initiated by the Ukrainian producer Hemoplast concerning the import of syringes in Ukraine. Asters successfully represented the Association of Market Operators of Medical Devices and other Ukrainian importers during the investigation. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14504-integrites-successful-for-ligelong-meditech-in-import-investigation
8-Sep Ukraine Baker McKenzie; Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko advised the Orexim Group on the sale of Ukraine's Everi port terminal to Renaisco B.V., a subsidiary of Glencore Agriculture Limited. Baker McKenzie advised the buyers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14506-sayenko-kharenko-advises-orexim-on-sale-of-everi-port-terminal-to-glencore-agriculture-limited
9-Sep Bulgaria Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov; Tokushev and Partners Tokushev and Partners advised Oliva AD, the largest grain trader and oilseeds crusher in Bulgaria, on its acquisition of all long-term assets of the Kaliakra plant in Dobrich, Bulgaria, from Kaliakra AD, the Bulgarian subsidiary of Bunge. Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov, and Velichkov advised Kaliakra on the deal. USD 2.3 million ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/14518-tokushev-and-partners-and-dgkv-advise-on-oliva-s-acquisition-of-assets-of-kaliakra-plant
9-Sep Hungary Kapolyi The Kapolyi law firm advised Duna House, a property brokerage group in Central and Eastern Europe, on its participation in the National Bank of Hungary's Growth Bond Program. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/14519-kapolyi-advises-duna-house-on-bond-issuance
9-Sep Poland BWHS Wojciechowski Springer i Wspolnicy BWHS Wojciechowski Springer i Wspolnicy advised Uranpres, spol. s.r.o. on a EUR 70 million construction agreement with a consortium consisting of Mirbud S.A, Kobylarnia S.A, and Zrzeszenie Budowlane Interbudmontaz. EUR 70 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14525-bwhs-wojciechowski-springer-i-wspolnicy-helps-uranpres-obtain-contract-for-infrastructure-project-in-poland
9-Sep Poland CMS CMS advised Aareal Bank on the EUR 153 million refinancing of Accolade Groups industry parks portfolio, which includes locations in the Polish communities of Szczecin, Bydgoszcz, Lublin, Legnica, Bialystok, and Zielona Gora. EUR 153 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14521-cms-advises-aareal-bank-on-refinancing-of-accolade-group-industry-parks-portfolio
9-Sep Poland Dentons Dentons advised MaForm Holding Luxembourg S.A R.L. on its tender offer to purchase 66% of shares in WSE-listed Fabryki Mebli Forte S.A. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14515-dentons-advises-maform-holding-luxembourg-on-tender-offer-for-shares-in-fabryki-mebli-forte
9-Sep Romania Dentons Dentons advised TC Capital on its EUR 20 million acquisition of a grain and oilseed farm from France's Gespie SAS. EUR 20 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14523-dentons-advises-tc-capital-on-acquisition-of-grain-and-oilseed-farm-in-romania
9-Sep Romania Leroy si Asociatii Leroy and Associates advised Groupe Rocher on its acquisition of Romania's Sabon cosmetics and toiletries retailer, and with subsequent merger control procedures before the Romanian Competition Council. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14516-leroy-and-associates-advises-groupe-rocher-on-acquisition-of-sabon
9-Sep Ukraine Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko advised ADM, Bunge, Cargill, COFCO, the Louis Dreyfus Company, and Glencore Agriculture on obtaining clearance from the Anti-Monopoly Committee of Ukraine for their establishment of a joint venture. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14517-sayenko-kharenko-helps-obtain-clearance-for-agricultural-joint-venture-in-ukraine
9-Sep Ukraine Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko helped AbbVie Inc. obtain merger clearance in Ukraine from the country's Anti-Monopoly Committee for its global USD 63 billion acquisition of Allergan plc. USD 63 billion ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14522-sayenko-kharenko-helps-abbvie-obtain-ukrainian-merger-clearance-for-acquisition-of-allergan
10-Sep Czech Republic Havel & Partners Havel & Partners assisted eMan a.s. with the listing of its CZK 45 million securities on the Prague Stock Exchange's START exchange. CZK 45 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14540-havel-partners-helps-eman-list-securities-on-start-exchange
10-Sep Lithuania Watson Farley & Williams Watson Farley & Williams advised the Froelich family on their sale of Froelich Internationale Transporte GmbH & Co. KG to Lithuanias Transimeksa Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14531-watson-farley-williams-advises-on-sale-of-froelich-internationale-transporte-to-lithuania-s-transimeksa-group
10-Sep Poland CMS; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised the European Investment Bank on a EUR 10 million financing to Scope Fluidics S.A., a Polish medical technology company that designs diagnostic systems. CMS advised Scope Fluidics on the deal. EUR 10 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14528-wolf-theiss-and-cms-advise-on-eib-financing-to-scope-fluidics
10-Sep Poland Decisive Worldwide Szmigiel Papros Gregorczyk Decisive Szmigiel Papros Gregorczyk advised Nexity Polska on a general construction agreement with Wegner. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14533-decisive-szmigiel-papros-gregorczyk-advises-nexity-on-construction-agreement-with-wegner
10-Sep Romania Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen NNDKP advised shareholders Gheorghe Iana and Vlad Ardeleanu on the sale of a majority stake in Medima Health to Morphosis Capital. Schoenherrs Bucharest office reportedly advised Morphosis Capital on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14532-nndkp-advises-on-sale-of-majority-stake-in-medima-health-to-morphosis-capital
10-Sep Serbia Mikijelj Jankovic & Bogdanovic Mikijelj Jankovic & Bogdanovic advised the Belgrade-based Nelt Grupa on its acquisition of baby food brand Bebi from Atlantic Grupa. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/14529-mjb-advises-nelt-grupa-on-acquisition-of-bebi-food-brand-from-atlantic-grupa
10-Sep Ukraine Avellum Avellum advised the Ukrainian Ministry of Finance in connection with a new macro-financial assistance program from the European Union. EUR 1.2 billion ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14537-avellum-advises-ukraine-s-ministry-of-finance-on-eu-micro-financial-assistance-program
10-Sep Ukraine Avellum; Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko advised J.P. Morgan on the purchase of the USD 329 million Eurobond tap issue by Ukraine. Avellum advised Ukraines Ministry of Finance. USD 329 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14530-sayenko-kharenko-and-avellum-advise-on-ukraine-s-eurobond-tap-issue
14-Sep Czech Republic DLA Piper; NKL Legal DLA Pipers Prague office advised Russia's Trust Union Fund on its acquisition of the Kovosvit machine tool manufacturer from Industry Innovation. NKL Legal advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14551-dla-piper-advises-trust-union-fund-on-acquisition-of-kovosvit
14-Sep Estonia Sorainen Sorainen advised Sunly City on the implementation of a new business model for electricity consumers, and on developing and drafting customer contracts for solar energy solutions. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/14556-sorainen-advised-sunly-city-on-implementation-of-new-business-model
14-Sep Latvia Sorainen Sorainen advised Brette Haus on the preparation of a sales contract template for prefabricated folding houses. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/14552-sorainen-helps-brette-haus-prepare-sale-contract-template-for-prefabricated-houses
14-Sep Romania Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii; Schoenherr Popovici Nitu Stoica and Asociatii advised Auchan Retail Romania on its agreement with OMV Petrom to place 400 MyAuchan stores in the Petrom network of filling stations over the next five years. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14558-pnsa-and-schoenherr-advise-on-auchan-retail-romania-s-takeover-of-omv-petrom-petrol-stations
14-Sep Serbia CT Legal; Zivkovic Samardzic Zivkovic Samardzic advised Manchester-based biotech firm APIS Assay Technologies Ltd on the Serbian aspects of its acquisition of BeoGenomics. CT Legal advised the unnamed seller of BeoGenomics on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/14554-zivkovic-samardzic-and-ct-legal-advise-on-apis-assay-technologies-acquisition-of-beogenomics
14-Sep Serbia DWF; Kinstellar Kinstellars Belgrade Office successfully advised the Serbian Orthodox Church on a case heard by an English High Court regarding claims of alleged abuse by clergymen in Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Croatia. DWF and Michael McParland, QC, also provided legal assistance to the Church in the UK. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/14557-kinstellar-advises-serbian-orthodox-church-on-abuse-case-in-england
14-Sep Turkey Bezen & Partners Bezen & Partners advised MB UAE Investment LLC on its buy-out of minority shareholders in the company's Turkish subsidiaries. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/14542-bezen-partners-advises-mb-uae-investment-on-turkish-minority-shareholder-buyout
15-Sep Austria Binder Groesswang; Bird & Bird Binder Groesswang and Bird & Bird advised Blockpit on its acquisition of 21 Consulting. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14565-binder-groesswang-advises-blockpit-on-acquisition-of-21-consulting-in-germany
15-Sep Bulgaria CMS; Schoenherr CMS advised ACWA Power, Blackrock, and Crescent Capital on their sale of ACWA Power CF Karad PV Park and NOMAC Bulgaria, which operate the 60 MWp Karadzhalovo photovoltaic plant in Bulgaria, to Enery Development GmbH. Schoenherr advised the buyer on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/14567-cms-and-schoenherr-advise-on-sale-of-acwa-power-cf-karad-pv-park-and-nomac-bulgaria-to-enery-development
15-Sep Romania Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen; Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii; Schwartz & Asociatii Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised WDP, a Belgian developer and owner of logistics centers and warehousing, on the acquisition of the Aquila Logistics Centre in Cluj from _SNS Logistic Investment, the Craiova Logistics Centre in Dolj from Tamo-Ko Development SRL, and the Dunca Logistics Centre in Timis from Dunca Imobiliare. NNDKP advised SNS Logistic investment and Schwartz & Asociatii advised Tamo-Ko Development on those two deals. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14569-pnsa-and-nndkp-advise-on-wdp-s-acquisition-of-romanian-logistics-parks
15-Sep Russia Debevoise Debevoise & Plimpton advised longstanding client PJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel on its USD 500 million Eurobond offering. USD 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/russia/14564-debevoise-advises-norilsk-nickel-on-2020-eurobond
15-Sep Ukraine Ilyashev & Partners Ilyashev & Partners initiated a safeguard investigation into the import of wires to Ukraine, regardless of the country of origin and export, on behalf of clients PJSC Odesa Cable Plant and PJSC Yuzhkabel Plant. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14568-ilyashev-partners-initiates-safeguard-investigation-into-wire-imports-to-ukraine
16-Sep Ukraine Baker Mckenzie Baker McKenzie conducted legal due diligence for the State Property Fund of Ukraine related to its privatization of the Dnipro Hotel, which was sold at auction with a winning bid of UAH 1.111 billion. UAH 1.111 billion ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14574-baker-mckenzie-advises-the-state-property-fund-of-ukraine-on-privatization-of-dnipro-hotel
17-Sep Czech Republic Baker McKenzie; Pierstone Pierstone advised the Prague-based Socialbakers social media marketing company on the sale of its global business to U.S.-based customer engagement company Astute. Baker McKenzie advised Astute on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14577-pierstone-advises-socialbakers-on-sale-to-astute
17-Sep Czech Republic; Hungary CMS; Schoenherr Schoenherr advised Covivio on its lease of the Carlo IV hotel in Prague and the New York Palace and New York Residence hotels in Budapest to the NH Hotel Group. CMS advised the NH Hotel Group on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/14579-schoenherr-and-cms-advise-covivio-on-lease-of-hotels-to-nh-hotel-group
17-Sep Poland Clifford Chance; White & Case White & Case advised Valmet on its acquisition of the PMP Group. Clifford Chance Warsaw advised the seller on the deal. EUR 64 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14576-white-case-and-clifford-chance-advise-on-acquisition-of-pmp-group-by-valmet
17-Sep Romania Glodeanu & Associates Glodeanu & Partners advised Blue Rock Investments on the acquisition of two logistic centers in Bucharest from unspecified sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14578-glodeanu-partners-advises-blue-rock-investments-on-real-estate-acquisition-in-bucharest
18-Sep Latvia Cobalt Cobalt advised capital300 and Chalfen Ventures on a EUR 5 million series A investment into Riga-based startup Lokalise. EUR 5 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/14580-cobalt-advises-capital300-and-chalfen-ventures-on-investment-into-lokalise
18-Sep Poland DLA Piper; Noerr DLA Piper advised the founder of Top System, a flexible packaging company in the dairy industry in Poland, on the sale of an 80% stake to Switzerland's Aluflexpack. Noerr advised Aluflexpack on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14586-dla-piper-warsaw-advises-on-sale-of-stake-in-top-system-to-aluflexpack
18-Sep Russia Hogan Lovells Hogan Lovells advised Netflix on its partnership with Russia's National Media Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/14587-hogan-lovells-advises-netflix-on-partnership-with-national-media-group-in-russia
18-Sep Russia DLA Piper DLA Piper advised Sberbank Investments on a secured mezzanine loan to Russias Nizhny Novgorod Region and Prosveshcheniye Group for the construction of a training and educational center. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/14583-dla-piper-advises-sberbank-investments-on-financing-for-development-of-russian-educational-center
18-Sep Ukraine Asters Asters reached a settlement following an anti-dumping investigation concerning imports into Ukraine of hot rolled seamless steel pipes originating from the People's Republic of China. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14584-asters-secures-no-duty-outcome-for-chinese-suppliers-of-steel-pipes
21-Sep Austria Binder Groesswang Binder Groesswang advised Austrian cryptocurrency service provider SmartBytes GmbH, operating as Coinpanion, on a pre-seed financing round. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14594-binder-groesswang-advises-smartbytes-on-financing-round
21-Sep Bulgaria Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov advised OTP Bank and DSK Bank on financing provided to Minstroy Properties EOOD for the development of NV Tower, a high-rise office building in Sofia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/14592-dgkv-advises-otp-bank-and-dsk-bank-on-financing-for-construction-of-nv-tower
21-Sep Poland Dentons; Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised Madison International Realty on its acquisition of an unspecified stake in Cavatina Office sp. z o.o., the owner of the Chmielna 89 office building in Warsaw, from Cavatina Holding S.A., as well as on its entry into a joint venture agreement with Cavatina Holding S.A. and the refinancing of the existing bank debt of Cavatina Office sp. z o.o. Dentons reportedly advised Cavatina Holding S.A. on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14591-greenberg-traurig-advises-madison-international-realty-on-acquisition-of-warsaw-s-chmielna-89-office-building
21-Sep Russia Debevoise; Rybalkin, Gortsunyan & Partners Rybalkin, Gortsunyan & Partners, working with Debevoise & Plimpton and Henry King QC as part of PJSC Tatnefts legal team, successfully defended the right of Russian lawyers to claim attorney-client privilege in English court proceedings. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/14598-rgp-successful-in-defense-of-right-of-russian-lawyers-to-assert-attorney-client-privilege-in-english-court-proceedings
21-Sep Ukraine Integrites Integrites successfully defended Orlen Lietuva in a dispute with the Zhytomyr office of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine. UAH 1.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14593-integrites-successful-for-orlen-lietuva-in-ukrainian-customs-dispute
22-Sep Austria Dorda; Eisenberger & Herzog Dorda advised Patrizia AG on the acquisition of the Aira Tower residential project in Graz from Aira Development Group. Eisenberger & Herzog advised the Aira Development Group on the sale. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14604-dorda-advises-patrizia-ag-on-acquisition-of-aira-tower-in-graz
22-Sep Bulgaria Kinstellar Kinstellar advised the EBRD on a EUR 40 million agreement with Raiffeisebank Bulgaria. EUR 40 million ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/14617-kinstellar-advises-ebrd-on-agreement-with-raiffeisenbank-for-financing-sewage-and-water-operators-in-bulgaria
22-Sep Czech Republic Kocian Solc Balastik Kocian Solc Balastik helped the Walteran Company obtain a license from the Czech National Bank to operate an investment company. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14619-ksb-helps-the-walteran-company-obtain-license-from-czech-national-bank
22-Sep Czech Republic Kocian Solc Balastik KSB advised the WY Group on its acquisition of Hosting90 System and Hosting Zdarma in the Czech Republic. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14605-ksb-advises-wy-group-on-acquisition-of-two-it-companies-in-the-czech-republic
22-Sep Czech Republic; Hungary; Poland Castren & Snellman; DLK Legal; Havel & Partners; Kinstellar; Osborne Clarke; Sorainen DLK Legal in Poland and Kinstellar in Hungary and the Czech Republic advised Infosys on its acquisition of GuideVision. Osborne Clarke, Sorainen, and Castren & Snellman also advised Infosys on the deal. Havel & Partners served as GuideVisions advisor in the Czech Republic. EUR 30 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/14621-dlk-legal-and-kinstellar-advise-infosys-on-acquisition-of-guidevision
22-Sep Latvia Ellex (Klavins) Ellex Klavins helped Gulbenes Autobuss and Balvu Autotransports successfully contest a procurement award involving a regional passenger carriage in Latvia to the country's Procurement Monitoring Bureau. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/14612-ellex-klavins-successful-for-gulbenes-autobuss-and-balvu-autotransports-in-contest-of-procurement-contract-award-in-latvia
22-Sep Poland Jeantet; Nautadutih; Noerr Noerr is advising the Schwarz Group on its intended takeover and potential entrance into a strategic partnership with the French Suez Group in the waste disposal and recycling business. NautaDutilh in Luxembourg and the Netherlands and Jeantet in France worked on the deal as well. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14606-noerr-advises-schwarz-group-on-partial-purchase-of-suez-s-waste-management-and-recycling-business
22-Sep Romania CEE Attorneys CEE Attorneys / Boanta, Gidei si Asociatii advised Romanian entrepreneur Andrei Cretu on the launch of the Pluria B2B platform. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14614-cee-attorneys-advises-on-launch-of-pluria-platform
22-Sep Romania Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii PNSA advised Burda Group on the sale of its business in Romania to an unspecified buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14610-pnsa-advises-burda-group-on-exit-from-romanian-market
22-Sep Russia DLA Piper DLA Piper advised the ADG group on the acquisition of Russian cinema operator Modern. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/14622-dla-piper-advises-adg-group-on-acquisition-of-cinema-operator-in-russia
22-Sep Slovakia Freshfields; Kinstellar Kinstellar advised E.ON on its acquisition of a 49% stake in electric utility Vychodoslovenska Energetika Holding from the German's RWE. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer advised the seller on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/slovakia/14603-kinstellar-and-freshfields-advise-on-acquisition-of-vychodoslovenska-energetika-holding-in-slovakia
22-Sep Ukraine Aequo; Dentons Aequo advised Novus Ukraine on the acquisition of the Billa supermarket chain in Ukraine from the REWE Group. Dentons advised the seller on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14609-aequo-and-dentons-advise-on-acquisition-of-billa-supermarkets-by-novus-ukraine
23-Sep Hungary Hogan Lovells; Kinstellar; Noerr Noerr advised UniCredit on financing to South Korean real estate investment trust JR AMC for its acquisition of the Nordic Light Trio office building in Budapest from Skanska. Partos & Noblet the Budapest office of Hogan Lovells advised JR AMC on both the financing and the underlying acquisition, while Kinstellar advised Skanska. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/14623-noerr-hogan-lovells-and-kinstellar-advise-on-financing-and-sale-of-nordic-trio-light-building-in-budapest
23-Sep Ukraine Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko analyzed data protection regimes in the UK, Germany, California, Israel, and Turkey as part of a technical assistance project supported by Ukraine's Ministry of Digital Transformation and the USAID Competitive Economy Program in Ukraine. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14626-sayenko-kharenko-prepares-report-for-ukrainian-parliament-verkhovna-rada-on-global-data-protection-laws
24-Sep Czech Republic Kinstellar; White & Case Kinstellar advised Czech investment group Portiva and Micronix on its acquisition of the Central Kladno shopping center in the Czech town of Kladno from Crestyl. White & Case advised Crestyl on the deal. CZK 2 billion ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14631-kinstellar-and-white-case-advise-on-acquisition-of-central-kladno-shopping-center-in-the-czech-republic
24-Sep Czech Republic Baker Mckenzie; JSK; Urban & Hejduk Baker McKenzies Prague office advised Worldline SA/NV on its acquisition of a 53% of stake in Gopay. JSK and Urban & Hejduk advised the seller on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14629-baker-mckenzie-jsk-and-urban-hejduk-advise-on-acquisition-of-gopay-by-worldline
24-Sep Poland Dentons; DLA Piper DLA Piper in Poland advised Elite Partners Capital on the acquisition of a warehouse in the Polish town of Mszczonow from P3 Logistic Parks. Dentons advised P3 Logistic Parks on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14634-dla-piper-assists-elite-partners-capital-on-acquisition-of-warehouse-in-poland
24-Sep Romania Bondoc Si Asociatii Bondoc & Asociatii advised Eviva Energy on the restructuring of an outstanding commercial debt owed to it by an unspecified renewable energy operator in Romania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14633-bondoc-associatii-assists-eviva-energy-on-loan-restructuring-deal
24-Sep Ukraine Ilyashev & Partners Ilyashev & Partners is defending Ukrainian trade and economic interests in a dispute between Ukraine and the EU relating to a temporary export ban on unprocessed timber. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14630-ilyashev-partners-represents-ukraine-in-first-dispute-under-eu-ukraine-association-agreement
25-Sep Bulgaria Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov; Jordanov, Valkov & Partners DGKV advised Dow Jones International on the execution of a lease agreement for the company's new office in Sofia. The lessor, T.I.M-X OOD, was advised by the Jordanov, Valkov & Partners law firm. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/14640-dgkv-advises-dow-jones-international-on-lease-of-new-office-in-sofia
25-Sep Bulgaria Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov DGKV advised Sitel Bulgaria on extending ite lease and renegotiating certain lease provisions necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/14644-dgkv-advises-sitel-bulgaria-on-renegotiation-of-lease
25-Sep Czech Republic Dentons Dentons advised CPI Property Group on a successful tender offer and the issue of EUR 525 million 4.875% undated subordinated notes callable in November 2026. EUR 525 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14641-dentons-advises-cpi-property-group-on-new-hybrid-issue-and-tender-offer
25-Sep Poland DLA Piper DLA Piper helped Aerotunel obtain financing from Pekao bank for the construction of the Deepspot diving pool in the Polish town of Mszczonow, together with conference and hotel facilities. The BB law firm advised Pekao bank on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14639-dla-piper-helps-aerotunel-obtain-financing-for-construction-of-deepspot-diving-pool-in-poland
25-Sep Romania Filip & Company Acting on behalf of Hidroelectrica, Filip & Co successfully persuaded the European Court of Justice to, in the firm's words, "confirm the free market status for all energy transactions by stating that imposing OPCOM as the sole transaction platform for producers is an unjustified restriction on the free movement of goods." N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14648-filip-co-successful-for-hidroelectrica-in-european-court-of-justice
28-Sep Croatia Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic & Krka; Mamic Peric Reberski Rimac DTB advised Interxion on its acquisition of Altus IT in Croatia. Mamic Peric Reberski Rimac advised Altus IT on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/croatia/14654-dtb-and-mprr-advise-on-acquisition-of-altus-it-by-interxion-in-croatia
28-Sep Czech Republic DLA Piper DLA Piper advised Inven Capital on an unspecified investment in Sweden's Eliq AB. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14659-dla-piper-advises-inven-capital-on-investment-in-swedish-software-company-eliq-ab
28-Sep Latvia Actus Q; Cobalt Cobalt advised Dithmarschen Baltic GmbH on its acquisition of 100% of Dan-Lat Invest and ODK & RB. Actus Q advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/14656-cobalt-advises-dithmarschen-baltic-on-acquisition-of-latvian-agribusinesses
28-Sep Lithuania Ashurst; Debevoise & Plimpton; Dentons; Linklaters; Sorainen; TGS Baltic; Walless Sorainen, Linklaters, and Ashurst advised Lithuania's state-owned Ignitis Group on its initial public offering and admission to the Vilnius and London stock exchanges. Walless and Dentons advised bookrunners Bank of America, JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Swedbank, and UBS on the offering. TGS Baltic and Debevoise & Plimpton advised GDR depositary Bank of New York Mellon. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14651-sorainen-and-walless-advise-on-ignitis-group-s-entry-to-stock-markets-in-lithuania-and-the-uk
28-Sep Poland Bredin Prat; Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak; White & Case White & Case advised Play Communications and its shareholders, Novator and Olympia, on the EUR 2.2 billion sale of all of its shares to French telecommunication provider Iliad SA. Bredin Prat and Soltysinski, Kawecki & Szlezak advised the buyer on the deal. EUR 2.2 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14653-white-case-advises-play-communications-on-sale-of-shares-to-iliad
28-Sep Poland Clifford Chance; Gorzelnik Nentwig Ziebinski; Sorainen Clifford Chance advised Sun Investment Group Polska on the sale of a 170 megawatt solar parks portfolio currently under development to Ignitis Renewables. Gorzelnik Nentwig Ziebinski and Sorainen advised the buyer on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14658-clifford-chance-and-gorzelnik-nentwig-ziebinski-advise-on-ignitis-renewables-acquisition-of-sun-investment-group-portfolio
28-Sep Romania Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii advised the Clever Business Transilvania media group on its acquisition of Prima TV in Romania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14650-tuca-zbarcea-asociatii-helps-clever-business-transilvania-expand-tv-station-portfolio-in-romania
28-Sep Russia DLA Piper DLA Piper advised VNV Global on its approximately USD 2 million investment in NaPopravku. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/14652-dla-piper-advises-vnv-global-on-investment-in-napopravku-healthcare-platform
30-Sep Austria; Hungary Dentons Dentons helped Austrian insurance group UNIQA and CherryHUB, its Hungarian InsurTech subsidiary, enter the German market. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/14668-dentons-advises-uniqa-group-insurtech-on-digital-entrance-into-german-market
30-Sep Latvia Cobalt Cobalt represented Latvia's Central Election Commission in proceedings before the Regional Administrative Court in Riga regarding the annulment of extraordinary elections to the Riga City Council. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/14666-cobalt-represents-latvia-s-central-election-commission-in-challenge-to-extraordinary-election
30-Sep Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen is representing 15min, a news website in Lithuania, in an appeal against a warning issued by Lithuania's State Consumer Rights Protection Authority commission. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14669-sorainen-represents-15min-in-appeal
30-Sep Poland Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig helped OTB Ventures launch a dedicated investment vehicle to support Europes space technologies the OTB Space Program I backed by the European Investment Fund and the European Commission through the InnovFin for Equity program. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14672-greenberg-traurig-helps-otb-ventures-launch-otb-space-program-i
30-Sep Russia Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners helped aluminum producer Rusal register as a new resident of the Special Administrative Region on Oktyabrsky Island in the Kaliningrad region of Russia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/14671-epam-advises-rusal-on-re-domiciliation-process
30-Sep Russia DLA Piper DLA Piper been appointed as a legal partner to provide pro bono legal assistance to the Russian Chapter: the Russian hub for the global platform on climate change that operates under the auspices of the World Economic Forums Climate Governance Initiative. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/14673-dla-piper-appointed-pro-bono-legal-partner-to-russian-chapter-of-world-economic-forum-s-climate-governance-initiative
1-Oct Poland SMM Legal SMM Legal advised PKN Orlen S.A. on its tender offer to buy the remaining shares in Energa S.A. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14677-smm-legal-advises-pkn-orlen-on-tender-offer-to-buy-remaining-shares-of-energa-s-a
1-Oct Romania Suciu Popa Suciu Popa successfully represented Grup Feroviar Roman in its request that a bankruptcy claim filed against its subsidiary Rovit SA be dismissed. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14678-suciu-popa-gets-bankruptcy-claim-dismissed-for-grup-feroviar-roman
1-Oct Ukraine Ilyashev & Partners lyashev & Partners successfully defended the interests of Municipal Enterprise International Airport Kyiv and Master-Avia LLC in a dispute involving allegations that they had acted together to improperly restrict competition in the Kyiv airport's ground handling market. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14679-ilyashev-partners-successful-in-ukraine-s-supreme-court-for-kyiv-airport-and-master-avia
2-Oct Austria Schoenherr Schoenherr advised Austrian fintech Bitpanda on a European Series A financing round that was led by Valar Ventures. Taylor Wessing advised Valar Ventures. USD 52 million www.ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14684-schoenherr-advises-bitpanda-on-series-a-financing-round
2-Oct Estonia Nove The Nove Law Firm successfully represented the Political Party Financing Supervision Committee in a dispute with the Center Party of Estonia. EUR 40,387 ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/14685-nove-successful-for-political-party-financing-supervision-committee-in-dispute-with-estonia-s-center-party
2-Oct Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic established a pro bono partnership with the Kazickas Family Foundation, an international non-profit organization that supports education, social welfare, technology, culture, and medicine projects in the United States of America, Lithuania, and Africa. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14687-tgs-baltic-to-provide-pro-bono-advice-to-kazickas-family-foundation
2-Oct Poland Dentons; Gorzelnik Nentwig Ziebinski GNZ Legal advised WPM Mosty on a successful financing and refinancing deal with mBank for the construction of a 10 megawatt portfolio of photovoltaic projects. Dentons advised mBank. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14691-gnz-legal-and-dentons-advise-on-financing-of-polish-pv-plants
2-Oct Romania MPR Partners | Maravela, Popescu & Asociatii MPR Partners advised Interparking on its acquisition of the Bucur Obor Parking building in Bucharest from Parcaj Subteran Bucur Obor. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14686-mpr-partners-advises-belgium-s-interparking-on-expansion-of-parking-locations-portfolio-in-romania
5-Oct Czech Republic Kocian Solc Balastik KSB advised Eligo on its acquisition of the Czech branch of Euroserum. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14694-ksb-advises-eligo-on-acquisition-of-euroserum-s-czech-branch
5-Oct Lithuania DLA Piper DLA Piper advised Lithuania's Ignitis Group on its acquisition of a 5% stake in the Moray West wind farm project on the east coast of Great Britain currently under development by Ocean Winds, which was established earlier this year as a joint venture by French energy giants Engie and EDPR. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14696-dla-piper-advises-ignitis-group-on-acquisition-of-minority-stake-in-moray-west-wind-farm
5-Oct Poland Bird & Bird Bird & Bird helped Santander Bank Polska implement the Salesforce CRM cloud-based system in Poland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14700-bird-bird-helps-santander-implement-salesforce-crm-system-in-poland
5-Oct Poland Ozog Tomczykowski; Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak advised Britain's Smart Pension Ltd on the takeover of an IT team from Smart Pension's contractor, Code & Pepper. The Ozog Tomczykowski law firm advised Code & Pepper. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14697-sk-s-assists-smart-pensions-on-takeover-of-it-team-from-code-pepper
5-Oct Romania Noerr; Stratulat Albulescu; Taylor Wessing Noerr advised Michael Jaffe, the insolvency administrator of Wirecard Sales International Holding GmbH, on the sale of all shares of its subsidiary Wirecard Romania SA to SIBS. Stratulat Albulescu and Taylor Wessing advised SIBS on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14699-noerr-advises-on-sale-of-wirecard-romania-to-sibs
6-Oct Austria Cerha Hempel; Schoenherr Cerha Hempel advised OMV on the sale of its 51% stake in Gas Connect Austria GmbH to Verbund AG. Schoenherr advised Verbund on the sale. EUR 271 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14718-cerha-hempel-and-schoenherr-advise-on-omv-s-sale-of-majority-stake-in-gas-connect-austria-to-verbund
6-Oct Czech Republic Kocian Solc Balastik KSB advised the Pilsen Public Transport Corporation on awarding a public contract to renovate the Slovany tram depot in the Czech city of Plzen. CZK 1.7 billion ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14702-kocian-solc-balastik-advises-plzenske-mestske-dopravni-podniky-on-award-of-contract-to-rebuild-plzen-tram-depot
6-Oct Estonia Ellex (Raidla) Ellex Raidla advised the LHV Group on the public offering of its EUR 25 million subordinated bonds. EUR 85.3 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/14703-ellex-raidla-advises-lhv-group-on-public-offering-of-subordinated-bonds-in-estonia
6-Oct Lithuania Walless Walless advised Eastnine on the acquisition of an office property in central Vilnius. EUR 20 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14706-walless-advises-eastnine-on-acquisition-of-office-property-in-vilnius
6-Oct Poland Benvalor; Eversheds Sutherland; Malecki Legal; Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak Eversheds Sutherland advised Cogito Capital Partners on its EUR 3.7 million Series A investment in digital healthcare provider HomeDoctor. Malecki Legal, Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak, and the Netherlands' Benvalor law firm advised HomeDoctor and its founders on the deal. EUR 3.7 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14707-eversheds-sutherland-malecki-legal-benvalor-and-sk-s-advise-on-cogito-capital-partners-investment-in-homedoctor
6-Oct Poland Grant Thornton; Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, Gorski SPCG advised the Vafo Group on its acquisition of 100% of the shares in Carry Pet Food. Grant Thornton advised the seller on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14709-spcg-advises-vafo-group-on-acquisition-of-carry-pet-food
6-Oct Romania Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii PNSA advised Bico Industries and majority shareholder Mihai Birliba on the acquisition of a 30% stake in Bico by Roca Investments. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14710-pnsa-advises-bico-industries-on-new-investor-entry
6-Oct Romania BPV Grigorescu Stefanica BPV Grigorescu Stefanica advised the Hornbach Group on the development of a DIY mega-store in Oradea, Romania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14713-bpv-grigorescu-stefanica-advises-hornbach-on-development-of-diy-store-in-romania
6-Oct Romania Filip & Company; Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen; Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii Filip & Co advised BCR on its sale of equal 33.3% stakes in the CIT One armored car company to BRD Groupe Societe Generale and Raiffeisen Bank Romania. PNSA advised BRD Groupe Societe Generale on the deal, while NNDKP advised Raiffeisen Bank Romania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14704-filip-company-advises-bcr-on-sale-of-shares-in-cit-one-to-brd-groupe-societe-generale-and-raiffeisen-bank-romania
6-Oct Ukraine Esquires Ukraine's Esquires law firm helped Skytrans LLC enforce a goods transportation agreement it had with an unidentified customer. USD 85,000 ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14712-esquires-helps-skytrans-enforce-goods-transportation-agreement
7-Oct Belarus Sorainen Sorainen advised Australia's Aristocrat Digital gambling machine manufacturer on an undisclosed investment in Belarusian game development studio Neskin Games. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/belarus/14789-sorainen-advises-aristocrat-digital-on-investment-in-neskin-games
7-Oct Poland JDP JDP advised Free Now, the owner and operator of a ride sharing app, on compliance matters related to the new set of regulations in Poland applicable to the ride share market. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14722-jdp-advises-free-now-on-lex-uber-in-poland
7-Oct Romania Stratulat Albulescu Stratulat Albulescu advised BogArt Residential on the acquisition of two land plots in Bucharest from OMV Petrom S.A. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14723-stratulat-albulescu-advises-bog-art-residential-on-acquisition-of-bucharest-land-plots
8-Oct Croatia; Slovenia ODI Law; Praljak & Svic ODI Law and Praljak & Svic advised Tokic, a Croatian auto parts retail chain, on the acquisition of all shares in Slovenian tire distribution company Bartog from private individuals Jasna Bartolj Kotar and Darija Bartolj Umek. The sellers were advised by solo practitioners Mihael Prcic and Janez Tekavc. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/14727-odi-law-and-praljak-svic-advise-tokic-on-acquisition-of-bartog
8-Oct Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen helped establish the Aid Fund for Business, which will invest public and private funds in enterprises affected by Covid-19. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14728-sorainen-helps-with-establishment-of-aid-fund-for-business-in-lithuania
8-Oct Poland JDP JDP advised Trei Real Estate GmbH on a EUR 51 million loan it received for its Polish subsidiaries from pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank. EUR 51 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14730-jdp-advises-trei-real-estate-on-financing-for-polish-subsidiaries-from-deutsche-pfandbriefbank
8-Oct Russia Eversheds Sutherland; Tomashevskaya & Partners Eversheds Sutherland advised the Cherkizovo Group on its acquisition of Compas Foods LLC, a chicken processing facility in the Tula region of Russia that is a subsidiary of Cargill Inc. Tomashevskaya & Partners advised Cargill on the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/14734-eversheds-sutherland-advises-the-cherkizovo-group-on-acquisition-of-cargill-facility-in-russia
8-Oct Ukraine Kinstellar Kinstellar helped the Turkey Wealth Fund obtain merger control approval from the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine for the acquisition of a controlling interest in Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14731-kinstellar-helps-turkey-wealth-fund-obtain-ukrainian-approval-for-controlling-interest-acquisition-in-turkcell
8-Oct Ukraine Arzinger Arzinger assisted with Water Empire Ukraine's successful appeal of a decision of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine involving the companys alleged market violations. UAH 2.7 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14735-arzinger-helps-water-empire-ukraine-lift-procurement-ban
8-Oct Ukraine Arzinger Arzinger advised the IFC on a loan to OTP Leasing in Ukraine. USD 50 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14729-arzinger-advises-the-ifc-on-loan-to-otp-leasing-in-ukraine
9-Oct Austria Delphi; Schoenherr; SCWP Schindhelm Schoenherr and Sweden's Delphi law firm advised AddLife on its acquisition of all shares in the DACH Medical Group Holding AG. The unidentified sellers were advised by SCWP Schindhelm. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14741-schoenherr-advises-addlife-on-acquisition-of-dach-medical-group
9-Oct Austria; Slovenia Eisenberger & Herzog; Milbank; Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & Partners; Schoenherr Eisenberger & Herzog, Milbank, and Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & Partners advised the Sartorius Group on its acquisition of BIA Separations and its merger into its Sartorius Stedim Biotech subgroup. Schoenherr advised the unidentified majority shareholder of BIA Separations on the sale. EUR 360 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/14747-eisenberger-herzog-schoenherr-milbank-and-rojs-peljhan-prelesnik-partners-advise-on-sartorius-acquisition-of-bia-separations
9-Oct Bulgaria Clifford Chance; Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov; Linklaters; Tsvetkova Bebov Komarevski Tsvetkova Bebov Komarevski and Clifford Chance advised the Republic of Bulgaria on its dual tranche EUR 2.5 billion eurobond issuance. DGKV and Linklaters advised lead managers Citi, JP Morgan, BNP Paribas, and Unicredit. EUR 2.5 billion ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/14748-tbk-clifford-chance-dgkv-and-linklaters-advise-on-bulgaria-s-eurobonds
9-Oct Croatia CMS; Schoenherr Schoenherr advised S Immo AG on the acquisition of the Zagrebtower office complex from CA Immobilien Anlagen AG. CMS advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/croatia/14751-schoenherr-and-cms-advise-on-s-immo-ag-s-acquisition-of-zagrebtower-office-complex-from-ca-immo
9-Oct Czech Republic Havel & Partners Havel & Partners helped Czech software supplier eMan list its shares on the Start stock exchange. CZK 45 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14745-havel-partners-helps-eman-list-shares-on-start-stock-exchange
9-Oct Czech Republic Havel & Partners Havel & Partners advised Prazska Teplarenska on the spin-off of its assets into five successor companies. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14752-havel-partners-advises-prazska-teplarenska-on-spin-off-of-assets
9-Oct Czech Republic BPV Braun Partners; Schoenherr; Setina Komendova & Partners Schoenherr advised KB SmartSolutions on the acquisition of an almost 25% stake in Platebni Instituce Roger from Echilon Capital. BPV Braun Partners advised Echilon Capital on the transaction, and Setina, Komendova & Partners advised Platebni Instituce Roger's CEO Adam Soukal and CTO Tomas Slobodnik. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14754-schoenherr-bpv-braun-partners-and-setina-komendova-partners-advise-on-kb-smartsolutions-acquisition-of-stake-in-platebni-instituce-roger
9-Oct Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen advised Infracapital and AMP Capital on the sale of their combined ownership interest in Adven, a provider of clean energy solutions across the Nordics and Baltics, to unnamed institutional investors. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/14745-sorainen-advises-infracapital-and-amp-capital-on-sale-of-ownership-in-adven
9-Oct Poland JDP JDP assisted the Greenpack Group with the establishment of a legal and tax presence in Poland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14746-jdp-helps-greenpack-group-set-up-shop-in-poland
9-Oct Poland Gessel Gessel advised the founders of R2G Polska on the sale of a block of shares to a subsidiary of the Abris CEE Mid-Market III LP fund, managed by Abris Capital Partners Ltd. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14742-gessel-advise-founders-of-apaczka-on-sale-of-shares-to-abris
9-Oct Poland SMM Legal SMM Legal advised Miedzynarodowe Targi Poznanski on its sale of a 5.5 hectare plot in the center of Poznan, Poland. PLN 114.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14749-smm-legal-advises-miedzynarodowe-targi-poznanski-on-plot-sale-in-poznan
9-Oct Romania Digital 2 Law; Stratulat Albulescu Stratulat Albulescu advised GapMinder Venture Partners on an unspecified investment in Cartloop, an eCommerce conversational marketing platform start-up. Digital 2 Law advised Cartloop. EUR 300,000 ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14753-stratulat-albulescu-advises-gapminder-venture-partners-on-investment-in-cartloop
9-Oct Ukraine Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko advised the Power Construction Corporation of China, Ltd. on matters related to the construction of the 245.7 MW Syvash Wind Farm in Ukraine. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14743-sayenko-kharenko-advises-power-construction-corporation-of-china-on-construction-of-syvash-wind-farm
12-Oct Estonia Cobalt Cobalt successfully represented textile solutions supplier Protex Balti AS in a dispute with Amigtex, the vendor of Optitex software. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/14762-cobalt-successful-for-protex-balti-against-amigtex
12-Oct Lithuania Triniti (Triniti Jurex) Triniti Jurex successfully represented Restaurants Group Fortas in a dispute with an unnamed insurance company. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14759-triniti-jurex-successful-for-restaurant-group-fortas-in-insurance-dispute
12-Oct Poland WKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski Baehr Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr worked alongside lead counsel Osborne Clark in advising Giant Ventures on the Polish aspects of an unspecified investment in Airly sp. z o.o. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14760-wiercinski-kwiecinski-baehr-advises-giant-ventures-on-investment-in-airly
12-Oct Poland WKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski Baehr Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr advised Baltic Green I sp. z o.o. on contractor selection for the Katy Wind Farm project in Poland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14763-wkb-advises-baltic-green-i-on-contractor-selection-for-katy-wind-farm
12-Oct Poland Kochanski & Partners Kochanski & Partners is representing Polish tennis player Katarzyna Kawa pro bono in her dispute against the International Tennis Federation and the French Tennis Federation. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14765-kochanski-partners-represents-katarzyna-kawa-pro-bono-against-international-and-french-tennis-federations
12-Oct Poland Act BSWW Act BSWW advised Pracuj Ventures on the acquisition of a minority stake in Gamfi. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14770-act-bsww-advises-pracuj-ventures-on-investment-in-gamfi
12-Oct Poland Allen & Overy; Clifford Chance Clifford Chance advised mBank on a PLN 150 million loan to Polenergia for the VAT and costs of construction of the Kostomloty wind farm in Poland. Allen & Overy advised Polenergia on the deal. PLN 150 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14756-clifford-chance-advises-mbank-on-financing-construction-of-kostomloty-wind-farm-in-poland
12-Oct Poland; Slovakia Kochanski & Partners; Squire Patton Boggs Kochanski & Partners and Squire Patton Boggs both claimed success in their representation of Poland's Muszynianka Spolka z Ograniczona Odpowiedzialnoscia and the Republic of Slovakia, respectively, in international arbitration initiated under the Agreement on the Protection and Promotion of Investments between the Slovak Republic and the Republic of Poland. EUR 170 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/14757-both-squire-patton-boggs-and-kochanski-partners-claim-success-in-slovak-polish-arbitration
12-Oct Ukraine Redcliffe Partners Redcliffe Partners advised Ukrainian HR tech product manufacturer Hurma System on seed financing from European venture capital firm Pragmatech Ventures. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14764-redcliffe-partners-advises-hurma-system-on-financing-from-pragmatech-ventures
13-Oct Czech Republic JSK; Noerr JSK advised Poland's R22 Group on its acquisition by auction of a 100% stake in ProfiSMS s.r.o. and its two Czech fully-owned subsidiaries, Axima SMS Services s.r.o. and SMSbrana s.r.o., from Net Brokers Holding. Noerr represented the sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14781-jsk-and-noerr-advise-on-r22-s-acquisition-of-czech-communication-provider-profisms
13-Oct Czech Republic Havel & Partners Havel & Partners advised on the sale of the Czech special purpose vehicle that owns Prime Timesheet to Icelandic IT company Tempo Ehf. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14785-havel-partners-advises-on-sale-of-prime-timesheet-to-tempo-ehf
13-Oct Czech Republic Havel & Partners Havel & Partners advised Genesis Capital Growth on the acquisition of a 100% stake in Home Care Promedica, a home healthcare and social services provider in the Czech Republic. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14773-havel-partners-advises-genesis-capital-growth-on-acquisition-of-home-care-promedica
13-Oct Estonia Cobalt Cobalt successfully represented Protex Balti in a dispute with Amigtex. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/14771-cobalt-successful-for-protex-balti-in-software-licensing-dispute-with-amigtex
13-Oct Latvia Cobalt Cobalt advised two natural persons in an administrative appeal of a decision of Latvia's Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs denying them residence permits due to non-compliance with the provisions of the Immigration Law. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/14778-cobalt-successful-in-appeal-of-permanent-residence-permit-denials
13-Oct Poland Allen & Overy; Clifford Chance; Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig and Allen & Overy advised the global coordinators, joint bookrunners, and lead managers on Allegro.eu's IPO and the admission of Allegro shares to listing on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. Clifford Chance advised Allegro on the IPO. PLN 9.2 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14774-clifford-chance-and-greenberg-traurig-advise-on-poland-s-largest-ever-ipo
13-Oct Turkey Erdem & Erdem Erdem & Erdem advised the Sisecam Group on its acquisition of five Turkish companies: Anadolu Cam, Denizli Cam, Pasabahce, Soda Sanayii, and Trakya Cam. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/14777-erdem-erdem-advises-sisecam-group-on-acquisition-of-five-competitors
13-Oct Ukraine Vasil Kisil & Partners Vasil Kisil & Partners successfully represented the interests of the Rele construction company in a dispute with the Kyiv City Council over its failure to recognize Rele's transfer of the right to use land. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14775-vasil-kisil-partners-successful-for-rele-in-dispute-with-kyiv-city-council
13-Oct Ukraine DLA Piper; Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko advised Myrwayton Holding Limited on its sale of an unspecified railway operator to Renaisco, a subsidiary of Glencore Agriculture. DLA Piper advised the buyer on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14782-sayenko-kharenko-and-dla-piper-advise-on-myrwayton-holding-s-sale-of-ukrainian-railway-operator-to-renaisco
14-Oct Lithuania Glimstedt Glimstedt successfully represented Nigeria's Arik Air Limited in a cross-border debt collection enforcement case in the Kaunas Regional Court. EUR 2 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14788-glimstedt-persuades-court-to-suspend-debt-collection-enforcement-against-arik-air
15-Oct Austria Binder Groesswang; Bird & Bird Binder Groesswang, working alongside lead counsel Bird & Bird, advised European investment fund Cube Infrastructure Fund II on the acquisition of a majority stake in Switzerland's Heliot Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14797-binder-groesswang-advises-cube-infrastructure-fund-ii-on-investment-in-heliot-group
15-Oct Austria; Hungary; Slovakia CMS; Wolf Theiss CMS advised Green Source GmbH and its Solar Partners subsidiary on financing provided by Kommunalkredit Austria for the construction of power plants in Hungary. Wolf Theiss advised Kommunalkredit Austria. EUR 66 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/14795-cms-and-wolf-theiss-advise-on-financing-of-green-source-s-photovoltaic-parks-in-hungary
15-Oct Bulgaria CMS CMS advised the Italian-Saudi Arabian Arkad Consortium on the amendment and supplement of a public procurement agreement for materials and equipment, investment design-phase detailed design, construction, and commissioning of the Balkan Stream gas pipeline project. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/14803-cms-advises-arkad-consortium-on-amendment-of-balkan-stream-gas-pipeline-construction-contract
15-Oct Poland Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, Gorski SPCG represented a group of former shareholders of Merlin.pl S.A. in a dispute with Switalski & Synowie Sp. z o.o. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14796-spcg-successful-for-former-shareholders-of-merlin-pl-in-dispute-with-switalski-synowie
15-Oct Poland DWF; Norton Rose Fulbright DWF advised Enertrag on the sale of the Dargikowo and Karlino windparks in Poland to Allianz Capital Partners. Norton Rose Fulbright advised Allianz Capital Partners on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14798-dwf-advises-enertrag-on-sale-of-wind-parks-in-poland-to-allianz-capital-partners
15-Oct Romania Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii helped founders Florin Maxim, Eugen Zbircea, and Daniel Nanboe launch Comarket, a B2B marketplace for the Romanian hospitality industry. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14799-tuca-zbarcea-asociatii-helps-launch-comarket-in-romania
15-Oct Russia Kachkin & Partners Kachkin & Partners helped Russian general contractor STEP LLC reach a settlement with Pharmasintez-Nord JSC in a dispute regarding payment for work and related claims. RUB 100 million ceelegalmatters.com/russia/14794-kachkin-partners-successful-for-step-in-dispute-against-pharmasintez-nord
16-Oct N/A CMS CMS Austria advised Oesterreichische Nationalbank on the Felix Austria project, which seeks to modernize the processing of bulk payment transactions in Austria. Austria ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14826-cms-advises-austrian-central-bank-on-felix-austria-project
16-Oct EUR 50 million Binder Groesswang; Grama Schwaighofer Vondrak Rechtsanwalte Binder Groesswang advised UBM Development on the sale of its housing project in Viennas Nordbahnviertel district to the Buwog Group. Grama Schwaighofer Vondrak advised Buwog on the deal. Austria ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14827-binder-groesswang-and-gsv-advise-on-ubm-development-sale-of-vienna-housing-project-to-buwog-group
16-Oct N/A Binder Groesswang; DLA Piper Binder Groesswang advised Lafayette Mittelstand Capital on its acquisition of the elevator cable business from the Gebauer & Griller Group as part of a carve-out. DLA Piper advised Gebauer & Griller on the deal. Austria ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14816-binder-groesswang-and-dla-piper-advise-on-lafayette-mittelstand-capital-s-acquisition-of-elevator-cable-business
16-Oct N/A Triniti (Triniti Jurex) Triniti Jurex successfully defended the Lithuanian Radio and Television Center Telecentras and its CEO, Remigijus Seris, against a defamation lawsuit filed by the former President of the Lithuanian Business Confederation, Valdas Sutkus. Lithuania ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14825-triniti-jurex-successful-for-telecentras-in-defamation-lawsuit
16-Oct N/A Triniti (Triniti Jurex) Triniti Jurex successfully represented the Visoriu Slenio Gyventoju Bendruomene association in its petition to the Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania to order a reevaluation of the environmental impact study regarding planned construction of the M. Lietuvio Street bypass in Vilnius. Lithuania ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14815-triniti-jurex-successful-in-petition-to-reevaluate-environment-the-impact-of-vilnius-street-bypass
16-Oct N/A Sorainen Sorainen's Lithuanian office helped Dexcom establish a global business service center in Vilnius, Lithuania. Lithuania ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14820-sorainen-helps-dexcom-set-up-shop-in-lithuania
16-Oct PLN 155 million Clifford Chance; Dentons Dentons Poland advised DNB Bank Polska on its PLN 155 million financing package for Wilko 5, a special purpose vehicle of the Helios Energy Investments Fund, for the construction of five wind farms in Polands Wielkopolskie region. Clifford Chance advised the borrowers on the deal. Poland ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14813-dentons-advises-dnb-banka-polska-on-polish-wind-farm-financing
16-Oct N/A Crido Legal; DWF Crido Legal advised the Avenger Flight Group on its entry onto the Polish market and establishment of a joint venture with Enter Air. DWF Poland advised Enter Air. Poland ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14817-crido-legal-and-dwf-poland-help-enter-air-and-avenger-flight-group-establish-polish-jv
16-Oct PLN 12 million Eversheds Sutherland; White & Case Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski advised the EEC Magenta fund on its PLN 12 million investment in CashDirector, a financial platform supporting small and medium-sized enterprises in liquidity management. White & Case advised CashDirector on the deal. Poland ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14824-wierzbowski-eversheds-sutherland-and-white-case-advise-on-eec-magenta-investment-in-cashdirector
16-Oct N/A Musat & Asociatii; NNDKP NNDKP advised Romanian entrepreneur Daniel Boaje on the sale of his 10% stake in Premier Capital SRL and Premier Assets SRL to the Premier Capital Group. Musat & Asociatii advised the buyer on the deal. Romania ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14814-nndkp-helps-daniel-boaje-exit-management-of-mcdonald-s-restaurants-in-romania
16-Oct N/A BPV Grigorescu Stefanica BPV Grigorescu Stefanica helped Forty Management obtain a license from U.S.-based Crystal Lagoons to develop the EUR 100 million Central District Lagoon City in Bucharest. Romania ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14818-bpv-grigorescu-stefanica-helps-forty-management-obtain-license-for-construction-of-central-district-lagoon-city
16-Oct USD 600 million Hogan Lovells; White & Case White & Case advised sole global coordinator and bookrunner Morgan Stanley & Co International on Mail.ru's US 200 million equity placing and further US 400 million convertible bonds offering due in 2025. Hogan Lovells provided legal advisory services to Mail.ru. Russia ceelegalmatters.com/russia/14810-white-case-and-hogan-lovells-advise-on-mail-ru-s-equity-placement-and-convertible-bond-offering
16-Oct N/A HS Attorney Partnership HS Attorney Partnership advised Poland's Ster Sp. z.o.o on its acquisition of 51% of the shares of Fource Koltuk Sistemleri from shareholders Koray Ucar, Nedim Guler, and Tuncer Cevik. Turkey ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/14823-hs-attorney-partnership-advises-ster-on-acquisition-of-fource-koltuk-sistemleri-in-turkey
19-Oct N/A CMS CMS advised Bechtle AG on its acquisition of Dataformers GmbH. Austria ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14835-cms-helps-bechtle-acquire-dataformers-in-austria
19-Oct N/A Clifford Chance; Wilsons Clifford Chance advised Generali Real Estate on the acquisition of the IBC office building in Prague from Mint Investments. Wilsons advised Mint Investments. Czech Republic ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14838-clifford-chance-and-wilsons-advise-on-generali-real-estate-s-acquisition-of-prague-office-building
19-Oct EUR 27 million Kocian Solc Balastik Kocian Solc Balastik advised J&T Banka on project financing to the Julius Meinl Living Group for the development of an apartment hotel on Senovazne Namesti in Prague. Czech Republic ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14834-kocian-solc-balastik-advises-j-t-banka-on-project-financing-to-julius-meinl-living-group-for-apartment-hotel-development
19-Oct N/A Havel & Partners; Noerr Noerr advised Bilfinger SE on the sale of Bilfinger Industrial Services Czech s.r.o., Bilfinger Euromont a.s., and Bilfinger Slovensko s.r.o to funds advised by Deutsche Invest Mittelstand. Havel & Partners advised the buyers on the deal. Czech Republic ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14830-noerr-advises-bilfinger-on-sale-of-czech-and-slovak-industrial-services-business-to-deutsche-invest-mittelstand
19-Oct EUR 130 million Bernitsas; Hogan Lovells; Kyriakides Georgopoulos; Norton Rose Fulbright; White & Case; Zepos & Yannopoulos White & Case and Zepos & Yannopoulos advised the EIF and the EBRD on securitization of automotive leases originated by Olympic Commercial and Tourist Enterprises S.A., a car leasing company in Greece that is the master franchisee of the Avis Budget Group. Avis was advised by Norton Rose Fulbright andKyriakides Georgopoulos, while Hogan Lovells and M&P Bernitsas advised lead manager and sole arranger Citi and co-lead manager Piraeus Bank. Greece ceelegalmatters.com/greece/14833-zeya-white-case-norton-rose-fulbright-and-hogan-lovells-advise-on-avis-greece-s-green-mobility-securitization
19-Oct N/A Motieka & Audzevicius; Sorainen Sorainen represented Seven Entertainment and its shareholders in the sale of Lithuania's Siemens and Cido multi-purpose arenas, the Tiketa ticket distribution company, and the Seven Live event organization company, to Lithuania's DG21. Motieka & Audzevicius advised the buyer on the deal. Lithuania ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14837-sorainen-and-m-a-advise-on-sale-of-seven-entertainment-s-lithuanian-businesses-to-dg21
19-Oct USD 120 milion DWF; Mayer Brown; Wolf Theiss DWF advised Sonoco Products Company on the USD 120 million sale of its Europe contract packaging business, Sonoco Poland-Packaging Services sp. z o.o., to Prairie Industries Holdings. Mayer Brown and Wolf Theiss advised Prairie Industries Holdings on the transaction. Poland ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14831-dwf-mayer-brown-and-wolf-theiss-advise-on-sonoco-products-sale-of-europe-contract-packaging-business
20-Oct N/A CMS CMS successfully represented ASM-BG Investicii in a dispute with ESO EAD, Bulgaria's state-owned electricity transmission system operator, heard by the Arbitration Court of the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Bulgaria ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/14843-cms-successful-for-asm-bg-investicii-in-dispute-with-bulgaria-s-public-electricity-transmission-system-operator
20-Oct N/A JSK JSK advised shareholders Petr Janu, Jan Zvonk, Ladislav Partl, and Jiri Trcka on the sale of TKZ Polna, spol. s r.o. to the Rose Investments Group. Czech Republic ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14852-jsk-advises-on-sale-of-tkz-polna-to-rose-investments-group
20-Oct N/A Davis Polk; Novalia; Schoenherr Schoenherr and Davis Polk advised Germanys Celonis on its acquisition of Integromat and its subsidiaries in the Czech Republic. Novalia advised the selling shareholders on the deal. Czech Republic ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14845-schoenherr-and-novalia-advise-on-celonis-s-acquisition-of-integromat-in-czech-republic
20-Oct USD 350 million Baker McKenzie Baker McKenzie advised PJSC Koks on the issuance of new Eurobonds by subsidiary IMH Capital and a cash tender offer together with an exit consent solicitation to the holders of USD 500 million notes due 2022 issued by Koks Finance, another subsidiary of PJSC Koks. Russia ceelegalmatters.com/russia/14847-baker-mckenzie-helps-russia-s-pjsc-koks-with-eurobond-issuance
20-Oct EUR 333 million Allen & Overy; Avellum; Linklaters; Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko and Linklaters have advised joint bookrunners Deutsche Bank, Natixis, IMI Intesa Sanpaolo, and Raiffeisen Bank International on Metinvest's USD 333 million Eurobond issue. Allen & Overy and Avellum advised Metinvest. Ukraine ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14849-sayenko-kharenko-linklaters-avellum-and-allen-overy-advise-on-metinvest-usd-333-million-eurobond-issue-and-cash-tender-offer
21-Oct EUR 60 million Andric Law Office; CMS; Doklestic Repic & Gajin; Eurolex Bulgaria CMS Sofia and Doklestic Repic & Gajin have advised Balkantel on its participation with the Trace Group in a EUR 60 million modernization and rehabilitation project of the Nis-Brestovac railway in southern Serbia. The Trace Group was advised by Eurolex Bulgaria and the Andric Law Office. Bulgaria; Serbia ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/14858-cms-dr-g-eurolex-bulgaria-and-andric-law-office-advise-on-modernization-of-railway-in-southern-serbia
21-Oct N/A Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic & Krka; Krehic & Partners DTB advised US-based Devolver Digital on its acquisition of Croatian independent game development company Croteam. Krehic & Partners in cooperation with Deloitte Legal advised Croteam on the deal. Croatia ceelegalmatters.com/croatia/14853-dtb-and-deloitte-legal-advise-on-devolver-digital-s-acquisition-of-croatian-video-game-developer
21-Oct N/A Cobalt; Wint Cobalt advised Arunas Kuraitis on a lease of a building in Vilnius's Old Town from Lithuania's Jesuit Province. Wint advised the Jesuit Province on the deal. Lithuania ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14863-cobalt-and-wint-advise-on-lease-agreement-in-vilnius-old-town
21-Oct EUR 2 million Cobalt Cobalt advised Practica Capital on the final close of the Practica Venture Capital II fund, which included a EUR 2 million investment from Swedbank Asset Management. The total fundraising amount reached EUR 28.5 million. Lithuania ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14857-cobalt-advises-practica-capital-on-practica-venture-capital-ii-fund-closing
21-Oct N/A Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised Innova/5 on its sale of an unspecified stake in Pekaes to Geodis in Poland. Poland ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14854-greenberg-traurig-helps-innova-5-fund-sell-shares-in-pekaes-to-geodis-in-poland
21-Oct USD 175 million Bondoc & Asociatii Bondoc & Asociatii advised Adient on the Romanian aspects of its global sale of its automotive fabrics manufacturing business, including its lamination business, to Sage Automotive Interiors. Romania ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14766-bondoc-asociatii-advises-adient-on-sale-of-fabrics-business
22-Oct N/A Binder Groesswang; Garrigues; Wilkie Farr & Gallagher; Wolf Theiss Binder Groesswang and Willkie Farr & Gallagher have advised private equity investment company Ardian on the sale of Gantner Electronic Austria Holding GmbH to Salto Systems. Wolf Theiss and Garrigues advised Salto Systems. Austria ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14865-binder-groesswang-wolf-theiss-and-garrigues-advise-on-ardian-s-sale-of-gantner-electronic-austria-holding-to-salto
22-Oct N/A Havel & Partners Havel & Partners, working pro bono, helped the Plant-for-the-Planet organization establish its presence in the Czech Republic. Czech Republic ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14872-havel-partners-provides-pro-bono-assistance-to-plant-for-the-planet
22-Oct CZK 250 Million KLB Legal KLB Legal advised Pilulka Lekarny on its initial public offering on the Start market of the Prague Stock Exchange. Wood & Company Financial Services served as the arranger on the offering, which was valued at CZK 250 million. Czech Republic ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14874-klb-legal-helps-pilulka-lekarny-with-launch-of-ipo-on-prague-s-start-market
22-Oct PLN 100 million Gessel Gessel advised Benefit Systems on its issuance of Series A and B bonds valued at PLN 100 million and their admission to trading on the Warsaw Stock Exchange's Alternative Trading System platform, as well as the bookrunner on the issuance, the Polish branch of Haitong Bankas. Poland ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14869-gessel-advises-benefit-system-on-pln-100-million-series-a-and-b-bonds-issuance
22-Oct PLN 20 Million Gessel Gessel advised Poland-based paraffin producer Polwax on the public offering of its shares with subscription rights and admission of shares to trading on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. Poland ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14876-gessel-advises-polwax-on-public-offering-of-shares
22-Oct N/A Eversheds Sutherland Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski advised Ricoh on the acquisition of IT company SimplicITy. Poland ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14866-eversheds-sutherland-wierzbowski-advises-ricoh-on-acquisition-of-simplicity
22-Oct N/A Fieldfisher; LMS Studio Legale; Prica & Partners Prica & Partners as Serbian counsel and LMS Studio Legale Milano as Italian counsel have advised Ferrero on Serbian merger clearance aspects related to Ferrero's acquisition of Foxs Biscuits. Fieldfisher advised CTH Invest, a Belgian holding group associated with Ferrero Group, on the underlying acquisition. Serbia ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/14870-prica-partners-helps-ferrero-obtain-serbian-clearance-for-acquisition-of-fox-s-biscuits
22-Oct N/A Pelister Atayilmaz Enkur; PwC Legal Pelister Atayilmaz Enkur advised Greece's Elton Group on the acquisition of the final 20% of Turkish chemical resellers Elton Marmara Kimya Sanayi ve Ticaret Anonim Sirketi from the Senlen Family. PwC Legal advised the sellers. Turkey ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/14868-pelister-atayilmaz-enkur-and-pwc-legal-advise-on-elton-group-s-acquisition-of-remainder-of-elton-marmara
23-Oct CHF 111 million BPV Huegel; Lenz & Staehelin BPV Huegel and Lenz & Staehelin have advised Raiffeisen Informatik on the sale of the remaining shares in SoftwareONE Holding in an accelerated book-building process. Austria www.ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14878-bpv-huegel-and-lenz-staehelin-advise-on-raiffeisen-informatik-s-exit-from-softwareone
23-Oct N/A CMS; Memery Crystal; Schoenherr Schoenherr advised the MET Group on the acquisition of a 100% stake in a 42MW wind park in the Kavarna region of Bulgaria from Enel Green Power. Memery Crystal provided English law advice to the MET Group. CMS advised Enel Green Power on the transaction Bulgaria ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/14881-schoenherr-advises-met-group-on-acquisition-of-42-mw-wind-park-in-bulgaria
23-Oct SEK 9.4 million DLA Piper; Kambourov & Partners DLA Piper advised Polhem Infra on Ukrainian aspects of its acquisition of telecommunication services provider Telia Carrier from the Telia Company. Kambourov & Partners acted as Bulgarian advisor to Polhem Infra on the deal. Bulgaria; Ukraine ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14880-dla-piper-advises-polhem-infra-on-ukrainian-aspects-of-telia-carrier-acquisition
23-Oct N/A Greenberg Traurig; SSW Pragmatic Solutions Greenberg Traurig advised the Innova/6 private equity fund on its acquisition of a majority stake in Poland-based software developer STX Next from Maciej Dziergwa and other unnameds shareholders. SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised the sellers on the deal. Poland ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14882-greenberg-traurig-advises-innova-6-fund-on-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-stx-next
23-Oct N/A Rymarz Zdort; White & Case Rymarz Zdort advised MCI.PrivateVentures and AMC Capital IV Albatros S.a r.l. on their sale of ATM S.A. to Global Compute Infrastructure LP, a platform supported by the Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division. White & Case advised Global Compute Infrastructure on the transaction. Poland ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14879-rymarz-zdort-and-white-case-advise-on-sale-of-atm-to-global-compute-infrastructure
26-Oct N/A Sorainen Sorainen helped the Turkey Wealth Fund obtain approval from the Ministry of Antimonopoly Regulation and Trade of the Republic of Belarus for its acquisition of control over Belarusian telecommunications network CJSC. Belarus ceelegalmatters.com/belarus/14891-sorainen-helps-turkey-wealth-fund-obtain-antitrust-approval-for-acquisition-of-belarusian-telecommunications-network
26-Oct EUR 1.1 billion Freshfields Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer advised the EBRD, SACE, DEG, IFC, the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank, Intesa Sanpaolo, Barings, Credit Agricole CIB, Deutsche Bank, UniCredit, Akbank, Isbank, and the Turkish Industrial Development Bank on the EUR 1.1 billion restructuring of the PPP agreement related to the development, construction, maintenance and operation of the Ankara Etlik Integrated Health Campus. Turkey ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/14886-freshfields-advises-lenders-on-ankara-etlik-integrated-health-campus-ppp
27-Oct N/A CMS CMS advised green electricity provider eFriends on the sale of a 24% stake to RWA Raiffeisen Ware Austria. Austria ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14903-cms-advises-efriends-on-sale-of-24-stake-to-raiffeisen-ware-austria
27-Oct N/A Dentons; Skils Dentons advised international energy group Sev.en Energy on the acquisition of the Pocerady power plant from CEZ. Skils advised CEZ on the transaction. Czech Republic ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14907-dentons-advises-sev-en-energy-on-acquisition-of-pocerady-power-plant-from-cez
27-Oct N/A Clifford Chance Clifford Chance advised AOC on its acquisition of the unsaturated polyester resin manufacturing operations of Spolchemie. Czech Republic ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14902-clifford-chance-advises-aoc-on-acquisition-of-unsaturated-polyester-resin-operations-in-czech-republic
27-Oct N/A Deloitte Legal; Lakatos, Koves & Partners; White & Case White & Case and Lakatos Koves and Partners have advised Mid Europa Partners on the sale of 24% of the issued share capital of Waberer's International Nyrt to Trevelin Holding Zrt, the Hungarian-based member of Indotek Group. Deloitte Legal advised Trevelin Holding on the deal. Hungary ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/14892-white-case-advises-mid-europa-partners-on-sale-of-waberer-s-stake-to-trevelin-holding
27-Oct N/A Cobalt Cobalt advised Latvia's Repharm healthcare group on the acquisition of a network of MediCA, Kardiolita, and 33 other clinics from UAB CGP Management, and their subsequent merger with InMedica, a network of medical clinics indirectly managed by the INVL Baltic Sea Growth Fund. Latvia; Lithuania ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/14904-cobalt-advises-repharm-on-acquisition-and-merger-of-healthcare-clinics
27-Oct N/A B2Rlaw B2RLaw advised the Life Science Innovation Fund on an unspecified investment in telemedicine startup Aidlab. Poland ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14909-b2rlaw-advises-life-science-innovation-fund-on-investment-in-aidlab
27-Oct PLN 65 million Gessel Gessel advised the Polish high-tech company DataWalk on the public offering of its new issue of shares worth approximately PLN 65 million to qualified investors via a book-building process. Poland ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14900-gessel-advises-datawalk-on-public-offering-of-shares-in-poland
27-Oct N/A Decisive Worldwide Szmigiel Papros Gregorczyk Decisive Worldwide Szmigiel Papros Gregorczyk advised Frances Nexity Group on an agreement to work on an unspecified development project with Erbud. Poland ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14894-decisive-worldwide-szmigiel-papros-gregorczyk-advises-nexity-group-on-agreement-with-erbud
27-Oct N/A Go2Law; Mills & Reeve; Rtpr; Vernon David & Associates RTPR and Go2Law advised Innova Capital on its acquisition of PayPoint Services and Payzone from the PayPoint Group. Vernon David & Associates, working in cooperation with the UK's Mills & Reeve law firm, advised PayPoint on the deal. Romania ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14893-rtpr-advises-innova-capital-on-acquisition-of-paypoint-in-romania
27-Oct N/A Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners successfully defended Ilya Averyanov, the former owner of the Menshevik Confectionary in South-Eastern Moscow, against charges that he murdered a guard at the factory. Russia ceelegalmatters.com/russia/14895-epam-successful-for-ilya-averyanov-in-murder-trial
27-Oct N/A Andrey Gorodissky & Partners Andrey Gorodissky & Partners advised the founders of the "Kitchen in the District" service on their sale of an 87.4% stake in the company to O2O, a joint venture of the Mail.ru Group and Sberbank. Russia ceelegalmatters.com/russia/14901-andrey-gorodissky-partners-advises-founders-of-kitchen-on-the-district-service-on-sale-to-o2o
27-Oct N/A White & Case Working pro bono, White & Case successfully represented a Crimean applicant in his request for asylum in the United States. Russia; Ukraine ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/14906-white-case-helps-brutalized-crimean-medical-student-obtain-asylum-in-the-united-states
27-Oct N/A Integrites Integrites successfully represented the interests of AKW Ukrainian Kaolin Company before the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine regarding an alleged infringement by the rail operator in the Vinnytsia region of Ukraine. Ukraine ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14898-integrites-successful-for-akw-ukrainian-kaolin-company-before-the-antimonopoly-committee-of-ukraine
27-Oct N/A CMS CMS advised ING Bank N.V. on restructuring the financing facility for the ViOil Group to reflect changes in ViOil's corporate structure. Ukraine ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14908-cms-advises-ing-bank-on-restructuring-vioil-financing
28-Oct N/A Allen & Overy; Eisenberger & Herzog; Freshfields; Shearman & Sterling Eisenberger & Herzog, Allen & Overy, and Shearman & Sterling advised SAP SE on iyd acquisition of Emarsys, a Viennese cloud-based provider of omnichannel customer loyalty platforms. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer advised Emarsys. Austria ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14916-eisenberger-herzog-allen-overy-shearman-sterling-and-freshfields-advise-on-sap-acquisition-of-emarsys
28-Oct N/A Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner advised Immobilien Holding on the sale of its shares in Arwag Holding to the Fund for Temporary Housing in Vienna. Austria ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14912-fwp-advises-austria-s-immobilien-holding-on-sale-of-shares-in-arwag
28-Oct N/A Eversheds Sutherland; Sorainen Sorainen advised Splunk Inc., a US-based global provider of the Data-to-Everything Platform, on the acquisition of Estonian tech startup Plumbr. Eversheds Sutherland advised Plumbr's selling shareholders on the deal. Estonia ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/14921-sorainen-and-eversheds-sutherland-advise-splunk-on-acquistion-of-estonian-startup-plumbr
28-Oct N/A Triniti (Triniti Jurex) Triniti Jurex helped Termolink obtain damages from a general contractor for work the company performed on an unspecified project. Lithuania ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14899-triniti-jurex-successful-for-termolink-in-dispute-with-general-contractor
28-Oct N/A Rymarz Zdort Rymarz Zdort advised shareholders Mariusz Cieply and Maciej Jarzebowski on the sale of their shares in LiveChat Software S.A. in an accelerated bookbuilding process. Poland ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14913-rymarz-zdort-advises-on-public-offering-of-shares-in-livechat-in-abb-transaction
28-Oct N/A Stratulat Albulescu Stratulat Albulescu advised GapMinder Venture Partners and DayOne Capital on their joint investment in Romanian startup Soleadify. Romania ceelegalmatters.com/romania/14915-stratulat-albulescu-advises-gapminder-venture-partners-and-dayone-capital-on-joint-investment-in-soleadify
28-Oct N/A Arzinger Arzinger convinced the Board of the Appeals Chamber of Ukraine's Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture to recognize the "lifecell" trademark as well-known in Ukraine, thereby officially confirming the "high position of the lifecell brand" in the telecommunications services market. Ukraine ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14918-arzinger-achieves-recognition-of-lifecell-brand-in-ukraine-s-ministry-of-economic-development-trade-and-agriculture
28-Oct N/A Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko advised Elementum Energy on its acquisition of the minority stake in the joint venture company EE had entered into with the Volterra Energy Group. Ukraine ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14920-sayenko-kharenko-helps-elementum-energy-acquire-volterra-energy-s-minority-stake-in-joint-venture
29-Oct N/A Binder Groesswang; Brandl & Talos; Hengeller Mueller; Schif Hardin Binder Groesswang, Schiff Hardin, and Hengeler Mueller advised California-based medical devices and life science instruments manufacturer Paramit Corporation on the acquisition of Austria's System Industrie Electronic GmbH and its German subsidiary, System Industrie Electronic Deutschland GmbH, from former majority shareholder System Industrie Holding AG (and its ultimate owner, the Filzmaier Private Foundation) and Aws Mittelstandsfonds, a former minority shareholder. Brandl & Talos advised the sellers on the transaction. Austria ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14924-binder-groesswang-brandl-talos-schiff-hardin-and-hengeler-mueller-advise-on-paramit-s-acquisition-of-system-industrie-electronic
29-Oct EUR 1 million B2Rlaw; Jakub Kapica B2RLaw advised KnowledgeHub on its EUR 1 million investment in Genomtec. Solo practitioner Jakub Kapica advised Genomtec on the deal. Poland ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14923-b2rlaw-advises-on-knowledgehub-s-investment-in-genomtec
29-Oct N/A Clifford Chance; CMS Clifford Chance's Warsaw office advised a consortium of banks including Santander Bank Polska S.A., Bank Millennium S.A., and Bank Polska Kasa Opieki S.A. on financing for Gemini Polska. CMS advised Gemini Polska on the deal. Poland ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14930-clifford-chance-and-cms-advise-on-financing-to-gemini-polska
30-Oct EUR 3 million Act Legal (WMWP); Schoenherr Schoenherr advised Austrian start-up Carbomed Medical Solutions on a EUR 3 million financing round led by AWS Gruenderfonds. Act Legal Austria WMWP advised AWS Gruenderfonds on the deal. Austria ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14938-schoenherr-and-act-legal-austria-wmwp-advise-on-carbomed-financing-round
30-Oct N/A 42Law; Eisenberger & Herzog Eisenberger & Herzog advised Markus Kummel, Oliver Jusinger, and Andreas Kossmeier, the founders of the Bergfex tourism platform, on the sale of a 60% stake to Russmedia Equity Partners. 42law advised Russmedia Equity Partners on the deal. Austria ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14945-eisenberger-herzog-and-42law-advise-on-sale-of-majority-stake-in-bergfox-to-russmedia-equity-partners
30-Oct N/A Sorainen; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Latvia's SIA Tepix on the sale of its carpet rental business to SIA Lindstrom. Sorainen advised Lindstrom on the deal. Latvia ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/14936-tgs-baltic-and-sorainen-advise-on-tepix-s-sale-of-carpet-rental-service-to-lindstrom
30-Oct N/A Wiercinski Kwiecinski Baehr Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr advised E&W, which belongs to Danish Eurowind Energy A/S and Windbud Sp. z o.o., on agreements to construct four wind farms in Poland. Poland ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14933-wiercinski-kwiecinski-baehr-advises-e-w-on-agreement-to-build-polish-wind-farms
30-Oct PLN 113.5 million Brzozowska & Barwinska; DLA Piper DLA Piper advised Polish banks PKO BP and Santander on a PLN 113.5 million loan to Rockfin, an engineering company from the THC SICAV-RAIF portfolio. Brzozowska & Barwinska advised Rockfin and Tar Heel Capital Sp.z.o.o., the advisory company to the THC SICAV-RAIF fund, on the deal. Poland ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14944-dla-piper-and-brzozowska-barwinska-advise-on-financing-to-rockfin
30-Oct N/A DLA Piper; Rymarz Zdort Rymarz Zdort advised Nemera on the acquisition of Copernicus sp. z o.o. DLA Piper advised the unidentified sellers on the transaction. Poland ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14939-rymarz-zdort-and-dla-piper-advise-on-nemera-s-acquisition-of-copernicus
30-Oct N/A B2Rlaw B2RLaw advised Apis Venture on an unspecified investment in the Polish video game developer Byte Barrel. Poland ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14937-b2rlaw-advises-apis-venture-on-investment-in-polish-video-games-developer
30-Oct N/A Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners; Goodwin Proctor Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners, working alongside lead counsel Goodwin Procter, advised TA Associates on an unspecified investment in Netwrix Corporation. Russia ceelegalmatters.com/russia/14943-epam-advises-ta-associates-on-investment-in-netwrix
30-Oct RUB 80 billion Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners; White & Case White & Case advised global coordinator and bookrunner VTB Capital on PJSC Aeroflot's fundraising of more than USD 1 billion. Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners advised Aeroflot on the deal. Russia ceelegalmatters.com/russia/14935-white-case-and-epam-advise-on-aeroflot-s-equity-capital-increase
30-Oct EUR 105 million Dentons; Relevans Dentons advised Vseobecna Uverova Banka and UniCredit Bank on a EUR 105 million loan to J&T Real Estate for the construction of the Eurovea Tower in Slovakia. Relevans advised the unidentified borrower on the deal. Slovakia ceelegalmatters.com/slovakia/14934-dentons-advises-vseobecna-uverova-banka-and-unicredit-on-construction-financing-of-eurovea-tower-in-bratislava
30-Oct EUR 1.82 billion Akin Gump; Allen & Overy; Asters; Clifford Chance; Redcliffe Partners Redcliffe Partners and Clifford Chance advised ED & F Man Treasury Management plc, the treasury management arm of ED & F Man, a UK-based international commodities trader, on Ukrainian law aspects on the refinancing and restructuring of nearly USD 1.5 billion of debt and raising an extra USD 320 million in working capital. Allen & Overy and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld advised the scheme creditors and note-holders, respectively, and Asters advised the unidentified lenders on Ukrainian law aspects of the deal. Ukraine ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14940-redcliffe-partners-clifford-chance-a-o-akin-gump-and-asters-advise-on-ed-f-man-debt-refinancing
2-Nov N/A Bahr; Brandl & Talos; Bruun & Hjejle; Cirio; Wikborg | Rein Brandl & Talos advised Ring International Holding on its takeover of the Burger King franchise in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark from Umoe Restaurants. Norwegian law firm Bahr advised the seller on the deal. Wikborg | Rein in Norway, Cirio in Sweden, and Bruun & Hjejle in Denmark acted as local advisors to the buyer. Austria ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14964-brandl-talos-advises-ring-international-on-takeover-of-burger-king-franchise-in-scandinavia
2-Nov N/A Sorainen Sorainen advised Metsagrupp on its entrance into a joint venture with Sunly Land. Estonia ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/14968-sorainen-advises-metsagrupp-on-establishment-of-joint-venture-with-sunly-land-in-estonia
2-Nov N/A Marger Marger Law Firm successfully represented Lithuanias Svencionys municipality in a dispute with an unspecified contractor about the effectiveness of a previous arbitration award that was heard by the Supreme Court of Lithuania. Lithuania ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14972-marger-law-firm-successful-for-svencionys-municipality-against-challenge-to-previous-arbitration-award
2-Nov N/A Ellex (Valiunas) Ellex Valiunas helped Curve obtain an electronic money institution license from the Bank of Lithuania and transfer its European activities to the country. Lithuania ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/14966-ellex-valiunas-helps-curve-move-business-to-lithuania
2-Nov N/A Harrisons Harrisons advised Aer Rianta International on its five-year duty-free concession to run retail stores at the Tivat and Podgorica airports in Montenegro. Montenegro ceelegalmatters.com/montenegro/14971-harrisons-helps-aer-rianta-international-win-concession-for-retail-stores-at-montenegrin-airports
2-Nov EUR 800 million Bredin Prat; Clifford Chance; Herbert Smith Freehills; Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak Clifford Chance and Herbert Smith Freehills advised Cellnex Telecom on its agreement with French telecommunication company Iliad SA to acquire a 60% stake in a new company that will operate Iliad-owned Play Communications approximately 7,000 telecommunications sites in Poland. Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak and Bredin Prat advised Iliad. Poland ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14970-clifford-chance-and-sk-s-advise-on-cellnex-s-acquisition-of-almost-7-000-telecommunications-sites-of-play-in-poland
2-Nov N/A Hillmont Partners Hillmont Partners successfully defended the interests of Delta Wilmar Ukraine in a dispute with the State Environmental Inspectorate of Ukraine. Ukraine ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14973-hillmont-partners-successfull-for-delta-wilmar-ukraine-in-dispute-with-ukraine-s-state-environmental-inspectorate
2-Nov N/A Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko helped the Ukrainian Parliament form a strategy to obtain recognition from the EU Commission that Ukraine provides adequate protection of personal data. Ukraine ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/14965-sayenko-kharenko-helps-ukrainian-parliament-form-strategy-to-obtain-eu-commission-personal-data-decision
3-Nov EUR 500 million Cerha Hempel; Linklaters Cerha Hempel advised Immofinanz on its successful placement of an unsubordinated, unsecured bonds issue worth EUR 500 million. Citigroup and J.P. Morgan Securities acted as joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners, while Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Erste Group Bank, and HSBC served as joint bookrunners on the deal. Linklaters advised the underwriters. Austria ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14990-cerha-hempel-advises-immofinanz-on-unsubordinated-bonds-placement
3-Nov N/A Arnold Rechtsanwalte; Dorda Dorda advised Ascott on an agreement for serviced residences in the Forum Donaustadt/Vienna Twentytwo development in Vienna with Signa Real Estate and Austria Real Estate. The aparthotel will be marketed under the Citadines Aparthotel brand and is scheduled to open at the end of 2022. Arnold advised Signa and ARE on the deal. Austria ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14987-dorda-advises-ascott-on-residences-agreement-in-vienna-twentytwo-urban-development-project
3-Nov CZK 812 million Allen & Overy; White & Case Allen & Overy advised Ceska Zbrojovka Group on its initial public offering and the listing of its shares on the Prime Market of the Prague Stock Exchange. White & Case advised joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners Ceska Sporitelna, Komercni Banka, and Societe Generale. Czech Republic ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14989-allen-overy-advises-ceska-zbrojovka-group-on-ipp-on-prague-stock-exchange
3-Nov N/A Bird & Bird Bird & Bird assisted KB SmartSolutions on an unspecified investment into the fintech company Lemonero, made through the acquisition of shares in its parent company, MonkeyData. Czech Republic ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14985-bird-bird-advises-kb-smar-solutions-on-investment-in-lemonero
3-Nov EUR 7.2 million Sorainen Sorainen advised Northern Horizon Capital on a secondary public offering that raised EUR 7.2 million and a listing of new units of the Baltic Horizon Fund on Nasdaq Tallinn and Nasdaq Stockholm stock exchanges. Estonia ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/14992-sorainen-advises-northern-horizon-capital-on-secondary-public-offering-on-nasdaq-tallinn-and-nasdaq-stockholm
3-Nov N/A Clifford Chance; Norton Rose Fulbright Clifford Chance advised the Three Seas Initiative Investment Fund on its acquisition of Industrial Division from Abris Capital Partners. Norton Rose Fulbright advised the seller on the deal. Poland ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14991-clifford-chance-advises-three-seas-investment-fund-on-acquisition-of-industrial-division-in-poland
3-Nov PLN 120,000 Decisive Worldwide Szmigiel Papros Gregorczyk Decisive Szmigiel Papros Gregorczyk successfully represented Enel Invest, a member of the Enel-Med Group, in a lawsuit filed against its landlord. Poland ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14986-decisive-szmigiel-papros-gregorczyk-successful-for-enel-invest-in-claim-against-landlord
3-Nov GBP 3 billion Latham & Watkins; Linklaters Latham & Watkins advised arranger and lender VTB Bank in connection with the GBP 3 billion take-private offer for KAZ Minerals PLC made by Nova Resources, a consortium formed by two of KAZ Minerals largest shareholders. Linklaters advised KAZ Minerals on the deal. Russia ceelegalmatters.com/russia/14988-latham-watkins-advises-vtb-bank-on-nova-resources-gbp-3-billion-take-private-offer-for-kaz-minerals
3-Nov EUR 20 million Harrisons Harrisons advised the EBRD on its EUR 20 million loan to Banca Intesa Beograd. Serbia ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/14998-harrisons-advises-ebrd-on-eur-20-million-loan-to-banca-intesa-beograd
3-Nov N/A NKO Partners NKO Partners helped Belgrade Waterfront open the Galerija Belgrade shopping center byassistingBelgrade Waterfront in drafting and negotiating all lease agreements for the shopping mall, including those with anchor tenants. Serbia ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/15007-nko-partners-helps-belgrade-waterfront-open-galerija-belgrade
4-Nov N/A Schoenherr Schoenherr successfully represented Austrian AOP Orphan Pharmaceuticals AG in arbitration against Taiwan's PharmaEssentia Corporation. Austria ceelegalmatters.com/austria/14993-schoenherr-successful-for-orphan-pharmaceuticlas-in-arbitration-against-pharmaessentia-corporation
4-Nov N/A Fort Fort Legal advised Broadcast Solutions on its acquisition of Lithuanias TVC Solutions from Practica Capital and four other unidentified shareholders. Lithuania ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/15015-fort-legal-advises-broadcast-solutions-on-acquisition-of-tvc-solutions-in-lithuania
4-Nov N/A Dentons; Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised CA Immobilien Anlagen AG on the acquisition of P14 Sp. z o.o., the owner of the Postepu 14 office building in Warsaw, from HB Reavis. Dentons advised the sellers on the deal. Poland ceelegalmatters.com/poland/14994-greenberg-traurig-and-dentons-advise-on-ca-immo-s-acquisition-of-postepu-14-office-building
5-Nov N/A Dorda Dorda successfully defended Energy Hero in a case heard by the Austrian Supreme Court against an unspecified energy supplier. Austria ceelegalmatters.com/austria/15013-dorda-successful-for-energy-hero-in-dispute-with-energy-supplier
5-Nov CZK 530 million Clifford Chance Clifford Chance advised sole lead manager J&T Banka and arranger J&T IB Capital Markets on Energo-Pro Green Finances issuance of bonds valued at CZK 530 million. Czech Republic ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/15011-clifford-chance-advises-underwriters-on-energo-pro-green-finance-s-bonds-issue
5-Nov N/A Kocian Solc Balastik KSB successfully represented Czech railway carrier Leo Express in a complaint against competitor Ceske Drahy filed with the European Commision. Czech Republic ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/15014-ksb-successful-for-leo-express-in-ec-competition-claim-against-cesky-drahy
5-Nov N/A Kinstellar Kinstellar helped Nexen Tire Europe lease a 12,000-square-meter warehouse in CTPark Zatec, about 80 kilometers northwest of Prague, from CTP Bohemia North. Czech Republic ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/15010-kinstellar-advises-nexen-tire-europe-on-lease-of-warehouse-from-ctp-bohemia-north
5-Nov N/A Cobalt; Sorainen Cobalt advised Latvian IT company Tilde on the sale of its Jumis Pro accounting and business management system business to Nordic IT company Visma. Sorainen advised Visma on the deal. Latvia ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/15016-cobalt-and-sorainen-advise-on-tilde-s-sale-of-jumis-pro-to-visma
5-Nov EUR 25 million Harrisons Harrisons advised the EBRD on an EUR 25 million loan, which will be matched by Raiffeisen Banka Beograd, to Sojaprotein. AP Legal advised Raiffeisen Banka on the deal. Serbia ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/15022-harrisons-advises-ebrd-on-eur-25-million-loan-to-sojaprotein
5-Nov N/A BASEAK The Balcioglu Selcuk Ardiyok Keki Attorney Partnership advised Sabanci Holding and the PPF Group on the acquisition by each of a 50% stake in Temsa Ulasim Araclari Sanayi ve Ticaret Anonim Sirketi. Turkey ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/15019-baseak-advises-sabanci-holding-and-ppf-group-on-acquisition-of-temsa-in-turkey
5-Nov N/A Asters Asters helped the Tabletochki Fund organize the DobroRun charity race, involving over 1200 individuals from Ukraine and 16 other countries. Ukraine ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/15012-asters-helps-tabletochki-raise-over-uah-1-1-million-for-children-with-cancer
6-Nov EUR 15 million CMS; KPMG Legal CMS advised Plastic Omnium on establishing a joint venture with ElringKlinger. In addition, Plastic Omnium acquired ElringKlingers_Austrian subsidiary, ElringKlinger_Fuelcell_Systems Austria. KPMG Law advised ElringKlinger. Austria ceelegalmatters.com/austria/15037-cms-and-kpmg-law-advise-on-plastic-omnium-s-establishment-of-joint-venture-with-elringklinger
6-Nov N/A Hristov Partners Hristov & Partners advised MTD Products, an Ohio-based manufacturer of outdoor power and lawn care equipment, on the restructuring of its business operations in Bulgaria. Bulgaria ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/15030-hristov-partners-advises-on-restructuring-of-mtd-products-bulgaria
6-Nov N/A Kocian Solc Balastik; PRK Partners PRK Partners advised Euroserum on the sale of its international operations to Eligo. Kocian Solc Balastik reportedly advised Eligo. Czech Republic ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/15027-prk-partners-advises-euroserum-on-sale-of-eastern-european-activities-to-eligo
6-Nov EUR 41.3 million Ellex (Raidla) Ellex Raidla helped Skeleton Technologies Group raise EUR 41.3 million in a funding round from a group of investors, including EIT InnoEnergy, FirstFloor Capital, MM Group, and Harju Elekter. Estonia ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/15035-ellex-raidla-helps-skeleton-technologies-attract-eur-41-3-million-investment
6-Nov N/A Kertesz and Partners; Lakatos, Koves & Partners Lakatos Koves & Partners advised Innobyte on the sale of a majority stake in the company and its Innoware subsidiary to IT company 4iG. Following the approval of the Hungarian Competition Office, the transaction closed in October. Kertesz and Partners advised 4iG on the deal. Hungary ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/15026-lakatos-koves-partners-advises-innobyte-on-sale-of-majority-stake-to-4ig
6-Nov EUR 44.5 million Glimstedt; Sorainen Sorainen Latvia advised Isnaudas Forest Holding on the sale of its five subsidiaries to SCA Mezs Latvija. Glimstedt advised Mezs Latvija on the deal. Latvia ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/15033-sorainen-advises-isnaudas-forest-holding-on-sale-of-subsidiaries-to-sca-mezs-latvija
6-Nov N/A Sorainen Sorainen advised Lords LB Baltic Fund III, managed by the Lithuanian investment company Lords LB Asset Management, on the sale of a logistics center in Riga to EfTEN Real Estate Fund 4. Latvia ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/15024-sorainen-advises-lords-lb-baltic-fund-iii-on-sale-of-logistics-center-in-riga-to-eften-real-estate-fund-4
6-Nov N/A Sorainen Sorainen advised the Vienna Insurance Group on its acquisition of the remaining 9.17% shares in BTA Baltic Insurance Company from AAS Balcia, making VIG the company's sole shareholder. Latvia ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/15018-sorainen-advises-venna-insurance-group-on-acquisition-of-remaining-shares-of-baltic-insurance-company
6-Nov N/A DLA Piper; Linklaters DLA Piper advised the PORR construction company on the sale of all its shares in Stal-Service to the Celsa Huta Ostrowiec steel plant in Poland. Linklaters advised Celsa Huta Ostrowiec. Poland ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15031-dla-piper-advises-porr-on-sale-of-shares-in-stal-service-in-poland
6-Nov N/A Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka and BIM Klaster, working with the European Commission, helped PwC develop a roadmap for the implementation of BIM methodology in public procurement together with templates of BIM documents for the Polish Ministry of Development. Poland ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15028-dzp-helps-pwc-develop-public-procurement-methodology-for-polish-ministry-of-development
6-Nov N/A Dentons Dentons helped petitioners obtain three favorable rulings from the Constitutional Court of the Slovak Republic. Slovakia ceelegalmatters.com/slovakia/15038-dentons-successful-for-petitioners-in-three-separate-cases-before-slovakia-s-constitutional-court
6-Nov USD 650 million Baker Mckenzie; Esin Attorney Partnership; White & Case Baker McKenzie and The Esin Attorney Partnership advised joint global coordinators Bank of America and J.P. Morgan, joint lead manager HSBC, and co-managers Radobank and Renaissance Capital on Ulker Biskuvi Sanayi's issuance of USD 650 million Eurobonds due 2025. White & Case advised the issuer on the deal. Turkey ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/15032-baker-mckenzie-and-esin-attorney-partnership-advise-on-ulker-biskuvi-sanayi-s-eurobond-issuance
6-Nov UAH 13.5 million Ilyashev & Partners Ilyashev & Partners successfully represented Challenging Shipping Ltd. in its appeal of a decision of the State Ecological Inspection of Ukraine imposing an administrative penalty onto the captain of one of its ships, New Challenge, for contaminating the harbor waters in the Mykolayiv seaport. Ukraine ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/15029-ilyashev-partners-challenges-penalty-levied-by-state-ecological-inspection-of-ukraine-against-challenge-shipping
6-Nov N/A Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko advised Wind Farm LLC on its entry into an engineering, procurement, and construction agreement with Powerchina for the joint development of an 800 megawatt wind farm in the Donetsk region in Ukraine. Ukraine ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/15034-sayenko-kharenko-advises-wind-farm-on-800-mw-project-epc-contract-with-powerchina
9-Nov N/A Kwasnicki, Wrobel & Partners RKKW advised Omikron Capital on its acquisition of ZAP-Mechanika from an unidentified seller. Poland ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15048-rkkw-advises-omikron-capital-on-acquisition-of-zap-mechanika-in-poland
10-Nov USD 1.4 million Cobalt; Hedman Partners Cobalt advised Passion Capital on its USD 1.4 million seed-round investment into Warren.io. Hedman Partners advised Warren.io on the deal. Estonia ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/15050-cobalt-and-hedman-partners-advise-on-passion-capital-s-investment-in-estonia-s-warren
10-Nov N/A Allen & Overy; Linklaters Allen & Overy advised Lamda Hellix on its sale to Digital Realty's Interxion subsidiary. Linklaters advised the buyer on the deal. Greece; Poland ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/15051-allen-overy-and-linklaters-advise-on-sale-of-lamda-hellix-to-interxion
10-Nov N/A Krassowski Law Firm; Wiercinski Kwiecinski Baehr