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Weinhold Legal Advises Bohemia Sekt on Sale of Liquor Business to Stock Plzen

Weinhold Legal Advises Bohemia Sekt on Sale of Liquor Business to Stock Plzen

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Weinhold Legal has advised the Bohemia Sekt wine producer in connection with the sale of its liquor business to Stock Plzen.

Weinhold Legal describes Bohemia Sekt as "one of the leading producers of sparkling and still wines in Central and Eastern Europe," and Stock Plzen as "the market leader in the Czech Republic producing the finest traditional spirits and bitters.” The firm’s legal services "included, among others, advice on the transactional structure and negotiating contractual documentation governed by Czech law."

The Weinhold Legal team was led by Partner Ondrej Havranek, who commented that "we are pleased to assist in such a prestigious transaction where both parties are market leaders with high reputations." Havranek was supported by Weinhold Legal Attorneys-at-Law Dalibor Simecek and Vaclav Smetana, among others.

Weinhold Legal explained that it was unable to disclose the name of the law firm that represented Stock Plzen, "as the information has not been made public yet."

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