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White & Case and Havel & Partners Advise on CVC and Emma Capital's Acquisition of Packeta Group from JSK

White & Case and Havel & Partners Advise on CVC and Emma Capital's Acquisition of Packeta Group from JSK

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White & Case has advised CVC Capital Partners on its acquisition of the Packeta Group, alongside co-investor Emma Capital. Havel & Partners advised JSK Investments and its shareholders, Simona and Jaromir Kijonka, on the sale of Packeta.

CVC is a private equity and investment advisory firm with a network of 29 offices throughout Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the US, with approximately USD 177 billion in assets under management.

Packeta is the parent company of local technology and logistics company Zasilkovna and is a Czech Republic-headquartered e-commerce logistics and out-of-home delivery player with delivery networks in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. It has more than 9,000 third-party pick-up and drop-off points and more than 6,000 automatic parcel machines, providing e-commerce delivery solutions to a customer base of more than 45,000 retailers, as well as straight-to-consumer home delivery services.

The White & Case team included Prague-based Partners Jan Andrusko and Jan Stejskal, Local Partner Jan Jakoubek, and Associates Iva Cechrakova, Monika Sedlackova, and Lukas Pavlik as well as further team members in Abu Dhabi, London, and New York.

The Havel & Partners team included Partners Vaclav Audes, Jiri Kunasek, Robert Neruda, and Jan Sturm, Managing Associates Silvie Kiraly and Martin Simek, Associates Katerina Kabatova, Jan Palacky, and Martin Rott, and Junior Associates Johana Nemeckova and Jan Mozol.

Editor's Note: After this article was published, CMS announced it had advised the Packeta Group. The firm's team included Prague-based Partner Helen Rodwell and Associate Stepan Havranek, Bratislava-based Partner Juraj Fuska and Associate Martin Balaz, Warsaw-based Partner Blazej Zagorski, and Bucharest-based Managing Partner Horea Popescu.

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