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Schoenherr has helped Viennese crypto-currencies retail broker Bitpanda obtain a EUR 143 million Series B investment from Valar Ventures and DST Global. Taylor Wessing advised Valar Ventures on the deal.

Yalcin Babalioglu Kemahli in cooperation with CMS has advised Discovery Inc. on its unspecified investment in BluTV, a Turkish provider of subscription video-on-demand services. Kolcuoglu Demirkan Kocakli advised BluTV.

DLA Piper has advised KazanExpress on an acquisition of a 30% stake in the company from AliExpress Russia — a joint venture between China’s Alibaba Group and Russia’s MegaFon, Mail.ru Group, and Russian Direct Investment Fund. Alrud advised AliExpress Russia on the deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Radu si Asociatii has advised S.N. Nuclearelectrica S.A. on the acquisition of a uranium oxide processing line from Compania Nationala a Uraniului S.A., Feldioara Branch. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval and closing conditions agreed upon by the parties.

DLA Piper has advised Renera, a Russian energy storage business owned by Rosatom’s Tvel Fuel Company, on the acquisition of a 49% stake in Enertech International, a South Korean manufacturer of electrodes, lithium-ion storage cells, and energy storage systems. Monastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov & Partners advised Enertech on the deal.

RTPR has advised Swedish private equity fund Oresa on the acquisition of the Solo logistics and industrial park in Iasi, Romania, from the Tester Group, which is owned by Romanian businessman Bogdan Pitigoi. Pacuraru, Iliescu, Mazareanu & Associates reportedly advised the Tester Group on the deal.

TGS Baltic has advised Maxima Grupe, which controls the largest food retail group in the Baltics, on structuring a commercial paper program, and issuing EUR 40 million of notes under it. Luminor bank acted as the sole arranger and book-runner of the offering.

Vilgerts has successfully represented the interests of Balcia in defending its trademark to the European Union Intellectual Property Office against a claim that it was similar to that of another company.

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