DLA Piper has advised Polish banks PKO BP and Santander on financing of PLN 113.5 million 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.
Binder Groesswang has 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, which closed in early October.
DLA Piper has 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 established earlier this year as a joint venture by French energy giants Engie and EDPR.
DLA Piper has 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 Forum’s Climate Governance Initiative.
DLA Piper has 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 reportedly advised Pekao bank on the deal.
DLA Piper in Poland has advised Elite Partners Capital on the acquisition of a warehouse in the Polish town of Mszczonow from P3 Logistic Parks. Dentons reportedly advised P3 Logistic Parks on the deal.
DLA Piper Hungary’s busiest practice lately has been its Litigation and Regulatory team, headed by Partner Andras Nemescsoi. COVID-19-generated legal uncertainty and a set of opportunities arising from a relaxation on state-aid rules fuel the workload.
DLA Piper has advised the founder of Top System, a flexible packaging company in the dairy industry in Poland, on the sale of a majority stake to Switzerland's Aluflexpack, a manufacturer of flexible packaging solutions.
DLA Piper’s Prague office has advised Russia's Trust Union Fund on its acquisition of the Kovosvit machine tool manufacturer from Industry Innovation, which itself is owned by Czech businessman Jaroslav Strnad. NKL Legal reportedly advised the sellers on the deal.
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