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Date Covered Country(ies) Firm(s) Deal/Litigation Description Value CEELM Coverage
4-Jan Turkey Dentons (BASEAK) The Balcioglu Selcuk Akman Keki Attorney Partnership advised Arzum on its IPO. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/15541-baseak-advises-arzum-on-ipo
4-Jan Russia Liniya Prava Liniya Prava advised the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the placing of three issues of government bonds, series 01, 07, and 11, for a total amount of RUB 40 billion. RUB 40 billion ceelegalmatters.com/russia/15540-liniya-prava-advises-republic-of-kazakhstan-on-government-bonds-issuance
4-Jan Croatia; Hungary D'Ornano Partners; Ivekovic Attorneys at Law; Schoenherr D’Ornano Partners advised the Groupama Group on its acquisition of the entire share capital of OTP Osiguranje, an insurance company owned by OTP Bank in Croatia. Ivekovic Attorneys at Law acted as local advisors to Groupama. Schoenherr advised the seller on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/croatia/15539-d-ornano-partners-advises-groupama-on-acquisition-of-otp-osiguranje-in-croatia
4-Jan Ukraine Avellum Avellum advised Ukreximbank, the state export-import bank of Ukraine, and Goldman Sachs International as dealer manager, on a USD 316 million cash tender offer. USD 316 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/15538-avellum-advises-ukreximbank-and-goldman-sachs-on-usd-316-million-cash-tender-offer
5-Jan Poland Rymarz Zdort Rymarz Zdort advised Pekao in the acquisition of certain assets, rights, and liabilities of Idea Bank in the course of the bank's resolution process, which was initiated by Poland's Bank Guarantee Fund. PLN 14.6 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15546-rymarz-zdort-advises-pekao-on-acquisition-of-business-of-idea-bank-in-resolution
6-Jan Russia DLA Piper DLA Piper advised Societe Generale on a USD 125 million loan to Polymetal, a gold and silver producer with assets in Russia and Kazakhstan, to finance investments in the transition to a sustainable and low-emissions economy. This is the first green loan in the Russian mining sector. USD 125 million ceelegalmatters.com/russia/15552-dla-piper-advises-societe-generale-on-green-loan-to-russian-mining-sector
6-Jan Russia Andrey Gorodissky & Partners Andrey Gorodissky & Partners advised Tashir Medica on a Round B investment in Botkin.AI. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/15559-andrey-gorodissky-partners-advises-tashir-medica-on-investment-in-botkin-ai
6-Jan Serbia Andrejic & Partners; NKO Partners NKO Partners advised CTP Invest on its EUR 15 million acquisition of a part of Eyemaxx Real Estate’s portfolio in Serbia. Andrejic & Partners advised Eyemaxx on the deal. EUR 15 million ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/15557-nko-partners-advises-ctp-invest-on-partial-acquisition-of-eyemaxx-real-estate-s-portfolio-in-serbia
6-Jan Poland CMS; Dentons CMS advised AFI Properties on its EUR 100 million acquisition of the T-Mobile Office Park in Warsaw from Starwood Capital Group. Dentons advised the seller on the deal. EUR 100 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15553-cms-advises-afi-properties-on-acquisition-of-t-mobile-office-park-in-warsaw
6-Jan Austria; Czech Republic; Greece; Slovakia Allen & Overy; Bernitsas; Clifford Chance; CMS; Georgiades & Pelides Clifford Chance’s Prague office helped the Sazka Group obtain a EUR 640 million senior secured loan. Allen & Overy advised the unidentified lenders on the deal, along with the Bernitsas Law Firm in Greece, Georgiades & Pelides in Cyprus, and CMS Reich Rohrwig Hainz in Austria. EUR 640 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/15554-clifford-chance-and-allen-overy-advise-on-eur-640-million-loan-to-sazka-group
6-Jan Latvia Ellex (Klavins) Ellex Klavins represented SIA Depozita Lepakojuma Operators in its successful bid to become a deposit and return system operator for packaging of beverages in Latvia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/15555-ellex-klavins-helps-sia-depozita-lepakojuma-operators-make-successful-bid-to-become-deposit-and-return-system-operator-for-packaging-of-beverages-in-latvia
7-Jan Poland DLA Piper DLA Piper advised Polish bike site Dadelo on its initial public offering and December 29, 2020 admission to trading on the regulated market operated by the Warsaw Stock Exchange. PLN 82 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15563-dla-piper-advises-on-dadelo-ipo
7-Jan Poland B2RLaw; Gessel; Mrowiec Fialek & Partners B2RLaw advised Atende on its sale of subsidiary Atende Software to Custodia Capital for PLN 52.5 million. Mrowiec Fialek & Partners advised Custodia Capital on the deal. Gessel advised a group of unnamed individual investors co-investing with Custodia Capital. PLN 52.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15565-mrowiec-fialek-and-partners-advises-custodia-capital-on-acquisition-of-atende-software
7-Jan Bulgaria CMS CMS Sofia successfully represented Bezmer Energy in a dispute against the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Bulgaria involving the country's feed-In tariff. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/15562-cms-successful-for-renewable-energy-producer-in-claim-for-compensation-from-bulgarian-ministry-of-finance
8-Jan Poland Gide Loyrette Nouel Gide Loyrette Nouel advised Yareal on the sale of buildings A and B in its LIXA project to Commerz Real, acting on behalf of South-Korean investor Hana Financial Investment. Baker Tilly Woroszylska Legal advised Commerz Real on the transaction, which was financed by Helaba Bank. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15576-gide-advises-yareal-on-sale-of-buildings-in-lixa-project
8-Jan Czech Republic; Poland DLA Piper DLA Piper advised Photon Energy in connection with the admission to trading of all its shares on the regulated parallel markets of the Warsaw and Prague Stock Exchanges. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/15573-dla-piper-advises-photon-energy-on-listing-on-regulated-markets-of-warsaw-and-prague-stock-exchanges
8-Jan Lithuania Ellex (Valiunas) Ellex Valiunas helped Witty Global, UAB obtain an electronic money institution license from the Bank of Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/15577-ellex-valiunas-helps-witty-global-obtain-electronic-money-institution-license-in-lithuania
8-Jan Latvia TGS Baltic TGS Baltic assisted the SIA GLD Company with the sale of a 32.12-hectare property in the Marupe region of Latvia, near Riga, to SIA Septini Marupes Ozoli. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/15571-tgs-baltic-advises-gld-company-in-latvian-real-estate-transaction
11-Jan Estonia Ellex (Raidla) Ellex Raidla advised the Liven real estate developer on its EUR 2 million bond issuance. EUR 2 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/15579-ellex-raidla-advises-liven-on-eur-2-million-bond-issuance
11-Jan Estonia Ellex (Raidla) Ellex Raidla advised Tera Ventures on its investment in Estonian property rental start-up Rendin. EUR 1.2 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/15580-ellex-raidla-advises-tera-ventures-on-investment-in-rendin
11-Jan Estonia Ellex (Raidla); TGS Baltic Ellex Raidla advised Capital Mill and Estmak Capital on their sale of the Energate gas company to the De Maria Project investment company. TGS Baltic advised the buyer on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/15581-ellex-raidla-and-tgs-baltic-advise-on-sale-of-estonian-gas-company-to-de-maria-project
11-Jan Estonia Cobalt; Hedman Partners Cobalt advised early-stage investment fund Change Ventures on its investment in Tallinn-based computer vision startup Fyma. Hedman Partners advised Fyma on the deal. USD 1.8 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/15583-cobalt-and-hedman-partners-advise-on-usd-1-8-million-investment-in-fyma
11-Jan Lithuania Cobalt Cobalt advised the SEB Bank and Public Investment Development Agency on their provision of a EUR 8.4 million loan to BaltCap Infrustructure Fund and the Kaunas District Municipality, designed to finance the renovation of schools in the the towns of Zapyskis, Kacergine, and Mastaiciai and the modernization of the Mastaiciai swimming pool. EUR 8.4 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/15584-cobalt-advises-seb-bank-and-vipa-on-financing-renovation-of-schools-in-kaunas
11-Jan Turkey Akol Law Firm Akol Law advised Yapi Kredi & Halkbank on the restructuring of Can Komur’s facilities for the Can-2 Thermal Power Plant, which are guaranteed by Can Komur's parent company, Odas Enerji. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/15585-akol-law-advises-yapi-kredi-halkbank-on-restructuring-can-2-thermal-power-plant-facilities
11-Jan Lithuania Walless Walless helped Safe Connect, UAB, obtain a payment institution license from the Bank of Lithuania, allowing it to to offer payment services. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/15588-wallless-helps-safe-connect-obtain-payment-institution-license-in-lithuania
11-Jan Czech Republic; Poland Baker Mckenzie Baker McKenzie advised Swiss building component supplier Arbonia on the sale of its windows business to Denmark's Dovista Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/15589-baker-mckenzie-prague-and-warsaw-part-of-multi-jurisdictional-team-advising-arbonia-on-sale-of-windows-business
11-Jan Romania Schoenherr Schoenherr helped dairy producer Covalact SA annul a competition fine in litigation proceedings. EUR 35 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/15590-schoenherr-romania-successful-in-competition-litigation-for-covalact
11-Jan Turkey Turunc The Turunc Law Firm advised Vinci on an unspecified venture capital investment in the Izmir-based ShipsGo logistics company. Pruva Hukuk was counsel to ShipsGo on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/15591-turunc-advises-vinci-on-investment-in-shipsgo
11-Jan Greece Kyriakides Georgopoulos; Potamitis Vekris Kyriakides Georgopoulos advised the China-CEE Fund II, represented by CEE Equity Partners, on its EUR 28 million acquisition of ATHEX-listed Paperpack SA. Potamitis Vekris advised Ioannis Tsoukarides and his family, the controlling shareholders of Paperpack. EUR 28 million ceelegalmatters.com/greece/15594-kg-law-and-potamitis-vekris-advise-on-acquisition-of-athex-listed-paperpack-sa
12-Jan Austria Binder Groesswang; Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partners Binder Groesswang advised Raiffeisen Bank on the acquisition of several bank branches, including customer relationships, from Landes-Hypothekenbanken Steiermark AG. Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partner advised Landes-Hypothekenbanken Steiermark on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/15602-binder-groesswang-and-saxinger-chalupsky-partner-advise-on-raiffeisen-bank-s-acquisition-of-landes-hypothekenbanken-steiermark-branches
12-Jan Belarus Revera Revera advised Eurotorg on a USD 300 million IPO and listing on the London Stock Exchange. USD 300 million ceelegalmatters.com/belarus/15604-revera-advises-eurotorg-on-london-stock-exchange-ipo
12-Jan Serbia CMS CMS advised Banca Intesa Belgrade on financing provided to Delta Real Estate for the development of the Delta Planet Nis shopping mall in Nis, Serbia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/15606-cms-advises-banca-intesa-belgrade-on-financing-construction-of-delta-planet-nis-shopping-mall
12-Jan Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic successfully represented LTG Infra, a subsidiary of Lithuania's Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai railways group, in a dispute with Hidrostatyba over damages allegedly incurred by one of LTG Infra's contractors. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/15600-tgs-baltic-successful-for-ltg-infra-in-construction-dispute-with-hidrostatyba
13-Jan Romania DLA Piper DLA Piper advised Wipro Limited on its acquisition of Metro-Nom in Germany and Metro Systems Romania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/15609-dla-piper-advises-wipro-limited-on-acquisition-of-metro-nom-and-metro-systems-romania
13-Jan Lithuania Cobalt; Wint Cobalt advised Betonika on the sale of its production base in Kaunas to Peikko Lietuva. Wint advised the buyer on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/15619-cobalt-advises-betonika-on-sale-of-factory-to-peikko-lietuva
13-Jan Austria Freshfields Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer advised a consortium of Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, BNP Paribas, HSBC, and UniCredit on the placement of Qiagen NV’s USD 500 million convertible bonds due in 2027 and the management of bondholder’s buyback of Qiagen's convertible bonds due in 2021. USD 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/15621-freshfields-advises-banks-on-placement-of-qiagen-s-usd-500-million-convertible-bond
13-Jan Poland Gessel Gessel advised the Black Forest fund on its investment in Corab. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15623-gessel-advises-black-forest-fund-on-investment-in-corab
13-Jan Estonia; Poland Triniti Triniti advised Estonian national airline Nordica on the acquisition of the remaining 49% of Regional Jet OU (Xfly), a joint venture between it and Polskie Linie Lotnicze LOT. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/15610-triniti-advises-nordica-on-acquisition-of-xfly-from-lot
13-Jan Romania Clifford Chance Clifford Chance advised Credit Agricole on its sale of Credit Agricole Bank Romania to Vista Bank Romania. David & Baias advised the buyer on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/15624-clifford-chance-advises-on-sale-of-credit-agricole-bank-to-vista-bank-in-romania
13-Jan Bosnia and Herzegovina Milosevic Law Firm The Milosevic Law Firm advised Bat Hotel on its sale of the Hotel Bistrica ski resort in the Jahorina mountain of Bosnia and Herzegovina to ZTC Banja Vrucica. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bosnia-herzegovina/15625-milosevic-law-firm-advises-bat-hotel-on-sale-of-hotel-bistrica-ski-resort
13-Jan Romania Glodeanu & Associates; Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen Glodeanu & Partners advised ReneSola Energy on the sale of its two Romanian solar parks to Alternus Energy. NNDKP advised Alternus Energy on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/15620-glodeanu-partners-advises-renesola-on-sale-of-romanian-solar-parks-to-alternus-energy
13-Jan Austria Allen & Overy; Cerha Hempel; De Brauwblackstone Westbroek; Loyens & Loeff Cerha Hempel, working with Allen & Overy, advised Mississippi Ventures B.V. on the acquisition of 50% of the shares in Dutch retail chain Hema B.V. from the Ad Hoc Group. Loyens & Loeff advised the Ad Hoc Group on the deal, and De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek advised Hema. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/15611-cerha-hempel-advises-mississippi-ventures-on-acquisition-of-dutch-retail-chain
13-Jan Estonia Cobalt Cobalt advised AS Nordic Aviation Group on a EUR 8 million revolving loan facility agreement with Sihtasutus KredEx. EUR 8 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/15612-cobalt-advises-nordic-aviation-group-on-loan-to-sihtasutus-kredex
13-Jan Poland Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka advised ERG Poland Holding on the acquisition of all of the shares in EW Piotrkow Kujawski from Vortex Energy. The value of the transaction and construction of the 24.5 MW wind farm is EUR 36.5 million (PLN 167 million). EUR 36.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15613-dzp-advises-erg-poland-holding-on-acquisition-of-ew-piotrkow-kujawski
13-Jan Greece Koutalidis Greece's Koutalidis law firm been appointed by the General Secretariat for Research and Technology of the Ministry of Development and Investments of Greece as the advisor on the tender for the Politeia Innovation Center project. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/15614-koutalidis-advises-on-politeia-innovation-center-tender
13-Jan Poland B2RLaw; Sidley Austin B2RLaw, working along Sidley Austin, advised founders Pawel Malon and Marek Jakubow on the formation of Stability Capital, a Warsaw-based search fund. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15615-b2rlaw-advises-on-formation-of-stability-capital-search-fund
13-Jan Austria Cerha Hempel Cerha Hempel advised Worthington Cylinders GmbH, a designer and manufacturer of pressure vessels, on its acquisition of all of the shares in German PTEC Pressure Technology GmbH from its unidentified founder and sole shareholder. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/15616-cerha-hempel-advises-worthington-cylinders-on-acquisition-of-ptec
13-Jan Ukraine Moris Moris successfully represented Green Team LLC, a vegetable storage facility, in a dispute that reached the Supreme Court of Ukraine. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/15617-moris-successful-for-green-team-before-supreme-court-of-ukraine
13-Jan Lithuania Deloitte Legal Deloitte Legal advised Kursenu ZUB on the intra-group restructuring of its four subsidiaries. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/15618-deloitte-legal-advises-kursenu-zub-on-intra-group-restructuring
14-Jan Austria Burns & Levinson; DLA Piper; Frotz Riedl DLA Piper advised Panoptes Pharma co-founders Franz Obermayr and Stefan Sperl and other unspecified shareholders on the sale of 100% of the company to EyeGate Pharmaceuticals. Frotz Riedl in Austria and Burns & Levinson in the US advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/15626-dla-piper-advises-on-sale-of-panoptes-pharma-to-eyegate-pharmaceuticals
14-Jan Lithuania Cobalt; Ellex (Valiunas) Cobalt advised the PREF III investment fund on its acquisition of a shopping center in Kaunas from Globalus Investicinia Sprendimai. Ellex Valiunas advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/15628-cobalt-advises-pref-iii-on-acquisition-of-shopping-center-in-kaunas
14-Jan Romania Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen; Radu si Asociatii Radu si Asociatii advised Ovidiu Andries and Daniel Imbre, founders of the Romanian gas station operator Smart Diesel, on the sale of the business to Germany’s DKV. Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen advised the buyer on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/15632-radu-si-asociatii-advises-founders-on-sale-of-smart-diesel-to-dkv
14-Jan Serbia Karanovic & Partners; Torys Karanovic & Partners advised Pollard Banknote on its EUR 36 million acquisition of the Next Generation Lotteries in Serbia. Canada's Torys law firm also advised the buyer on the deal. EUR 36 million ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/15634-karanovic-partners-advises-pollard-banknote-on-acquisition-of-serbia-s-next-generation-lotteries
14-Jan Poland Orrick; Pinsent Masons; SSW Pragmatic Solutions Orrick and SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised CMC Poland on its entry into a ten-year synthetic power purchase agreement with Norwegian renewable energy producer Statkraft. Pinsent Masons advised Statkraft on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15645-orrick-and-ssw-pragmatic-solutions-advise-cmc-poland-on-energy-deal-with-statkraft
14-Jan Latvia Eversheds Sutherland Eversheds Sutherland represented Euromin Holdings Limited before the Court of Justice of the European Union in a proceeding with the Financial and Capital Market Commission. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/15638-eversheds-sutherland-represents-euromin-holdings-before-the-court-of-justice-of-the-european-union
14-Jan Ukraine Asters Asters advised Withine Investments LTD, a subsidiary of Ukrainian industrial and investment group Smart Holding, on the sale of JSC Unex Bank to Dragon Capital Investments Limited and Ivan Svitek. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/15639-asters-advises-smart-holding-on-sale-of-unex-bank
14-Jan Romania Biris Goran Biris Goran advised Tubinox SA on the sale of a plot of land in Bucharest and related buildings to an unidentified buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/15648-biris-goran-advises-tubinox-on-sale-of-bucharest-property
14-Jan Lithuania Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised OTB Ventures on its provision of early stage funding to Ondato, a Vilnius-based company providing know-your-customer compliance management solutions. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/15647-greenberg-traurig-advises-otb-ventures-on-investment-in-lithuania-s-ondato
14-Jan Poland Crido Legal; DWF DWF advised the Corum XL investment fund on the acquisition of the Astris office building in Krakow from Astris sp. z o.o. sp.k., which was advised by Crido. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15641-dwf-and-crido-advise-on-corum-xl-s-acquisition-of-astris-office-building-in-krakow
15-Jan Estonia Cobalt Cobalt advised Alexela Logistics on its acquisition of a majority stake in Kotka Tank Storage Oy. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/15649-cobalt-advises-alexela-logistics-on-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-kotka-tank-storage
15-Jan Estonia Ellex (Raidla) Ellex Raidla helped Tallinn-based R8tech obtain EUR 900,000 in funding from multiple investors. EUR 900,000 ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/15650-ellex-raidla-helps-r8tech-obtain-eur-900-000-in-funding
15-Jan Turkey Paksoy Paksoy helped lead counsel Hogan Lovells advise pharmaceutical supply chain company AmerisourceBergen on the acquisition of the pharmaceutical wholesale business of Walgreens Boots Alliance in several countries, as well as select parts of its international retail pharmacy business. USD 6.5 billion ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/15651-paksoy-advises-amerisourcebergen-on-acquisition-of-walgreens-boots-alliance-s-wholesale-pharmaceutical-business
15-Jan Poland Kondracki Celej; Kulicki Law Firm; Orrick Orrick and Kondracki Cele advised Dogmates, which trades under the Butternut Box brand, on an investment into Polish dog food manufacturer PsiBufet as part of PsiBufet's pre-seed round. The Kulicki Law Firm advised PsiBufet on the deal. PLN 1.6 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15652-orrick-and-kulicki-law-firm-advise-on-butternut-box-s-investment-in-psibufet
15-Jan Czech Republic Havel & Partners Havel & Partners advised Ceska Zbrojovka Group SE on the acquisition, made with Brazil's CBC ammunition manufacturer, of a stake in New Lachaussee, a Belgian designer and builder of ammunition production machines. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/15657-havel-partners-advises-ceska-zbrojovka-group-on-acquisition-of-new-lachaussee
15-Jan Austria Binder Groesswang Binder Groesswang advised Wustenrot Versicherungs AG and Carl Spangler & Co AG on their sale of 100% of the shares in Spangler IQAM Invest to DekaBank. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/15653-binder-groesswang-helps-wustenrot-group-set-up-bank-for-private-customers
15-Jan Poland DLA Piper; Gorzelnik Nentwig Ziebinski DLA Piper advised Respect Energy on the construction of a photovoltaic power plant in Zwartow, Poland. GNZ Legal advised Germany’s Goldbeck Solar, which cooperated with Respect Energy on the project. EUR 200 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15668-dla-piper-and-gnz-legal-advise-on-construction-of-photovoltaic-power-plant-in-poland
15-Jan Austria Schoenherr Schoenherr is advising Starwood Capital Group on its offer for a public takeover of VSE-listed CA Immobilien Anlagen AG. EUR 3.4 billion ceelegalmatters.com/austria/15661-schoenherr-advises-starwood-capital-on-public-takeover-offer-for-ca-immo
15-Jan Albania Kalo & Associates Kalo & Associates provided assistance to Albania's Ministry of Finance and Economy in the drafting of the recently-enacted Law on the Central Register of Bank Accounts. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/albania/15672-kalo-associates-helps-with-drafting-of-albanian-law-on-central-register-of-bank-accounts
15-Jan Estonia Cobalt Cobalt successfully represented Lennuabi in a dispute with SmartLynx Airlines Estonia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/15670-cobalt-successful-for-lennuabi-in-dispute-with-smartlynx-airlines-estonia
15-Jan Austria Binder Groesswang Binder Groesswang helped the Wustenrot Group set up its own bank for private customers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/15653-binder-groesswang-helps-wustenrot-group-set-up-bank-for-private-customers
15-Jan Serbia BDK Advokati; Karanovic & Partners BDK Advokati advised Frontier Pharma and the Baystone investment group on the acquisition of Zdravlje Leskovac, a Serbian pharmaceutical company owned by Actavis, which is itself a subsidiary of Israel's Teva. Karanovic & Partners advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/15656-bdk-advokati-advises-frontier-pharma-and-baystone-on-acquisition-of-zdravlje-leskovac
15-Jan Poland Norton Rose Fulbright Norton Rose Fulbright advised agent, security agent, and original lender Raiffeisen Bank International AG on two facility agreements totaling EUR 41 million with closed-end fund MCI.PrivateVentures FIZ, which is managed by MCI Capital Towarzystwo Funduszy Inwestycyjnych S.A. EUR 41 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15654-norton-rose-fulbright-advises-raiffeisen-on-financing-for-mci-privateventures-fiz
15-Jan Romania Grigorescu Crestincov & Associates; Stratulat Albulescu Stratulat Albulescu advised GapMinder Venture Partners on its investment in Druid, a conversational technology company. The financing round was led by GapMinder and included Early Game Ventures. Grigorescu, Crestincov & Associates advised Druid on the deal. USD 2.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/15655-stratulat-albulescu-and-grigorescu-crestincov-associates-advise-on-gapminder-venture-partners-investment-in-druid
18-Jan Bulgaria Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov DGKV successfully represented Bulgaria's Mezzanine Partners Consortium before the Fund Manager of Financial Instruments in Bulgaria EAD, the Bulgarian Commission for Protection of Competition, and the Bulgarian Supreme Administrative Court, in a public procurement tender (and related disputes) for a manager of the Mezzanine Fund/ Growth Fund. BGN 75.4 million ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/15676-dgkv-successful-for-bulgarian-mezzanine-partners-consortium-in-public-procurement-dispute-with-bulgarian-fund-of-funds
18-Jan Czech Republic Clifford Chance Clifford Chance's advised Gramexo on the sale of an office building in Prague's Karlin district to J&T Banka. CZK 2.1 billion ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/15677-clifford-chance-advises-gramexo-on-sale-of-prague-office-building-to-j-t-banka
18-Jan Greece Bernitsas; Moratis Passas; Orrick Bernitsas acted as local advisor to Piraeus Bank on the public NPE securitization in Greece. Moratis Passas and Orrick advised sole arranger UBS Europe SE on the deal. EUR 1.92 billion ceelegalmatters.com/greece/15679-bernitsas-orrick-and-moratis-passas-advise-on-piraeus-bank-s-npe-securitization
18-Jan Greece; Serbia; Slovakia Kinstellar Kinstellar advised Austria's KA Finanz on the sale of a Greek municipal loan portfolio to Piraeus Bank. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/15674-kinstellar-advises-ka-finanz-on-sale-of-loan-portfolio-in-greece
18-Jan Lithuania Cobalt Cobalt advised Practica Capital on its participation in Lithuanian start-up Biomatter Designs' EUR 500 million investment round. EUR 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/15678-cobalt-helps-practica-capital-invest-in-biomatter-designs
18-Jan Poland BCGL BCGL advised mBank S.A. on the transfer of a real estate credit portfolio from mBank Hipoteczny S.A. to mBank S.A. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15685-bcgl-advises-mbank-on-real-estate-credit-portfolio-transfer
18-Jan Poland Clifford Chance; Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised Partners Group on the acquisition of selected real estate assets of Krakow's Buma Group. Clifford Chance advised Buma on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15687-greenberg-traurig-advises-partners-group-on-acquisition-of-office-portfolio
18-Jan Romania Jinga & Associates; Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii advised Engie Romania on the acquisition of a 9.3 MW photovoltaic park from developer Alpin Solar and Ever Solar SA, a subsidiary of German photovoltaic park developer Soventixr. The sellers were advised by Jinga & Asociatii. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/15682-tuca-zbarcea-asociatii-and-jinga-asociatii-advise-on-engie-romania-s-acquisition-of-photovoltaic-park
18-Jan Romania Radu si Asociatii Radu si Asociatii advised the Electrica Group on a merger through which Societatea de Distributie a Energiei Electrice Transilvania Nord S.A. absorbed two other group distribution companies. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/15686-radu-si-asociatii-advises-electrica-on-internal-merger-of-distribution-companies
18-Jan Turkey Guzel Law Guzel Law advised OSEM A.S. and the Insurance Association of Turkey before the Competition Board of Turkey. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/15684-guzel-law-advises-osem-and-insurance-association-of-turkey-before-competition-board
18-Jan Ukraine Ilyashev & Partners Acting on behalf of PrJSC Dickergoff Cement Ukraine, PrJSC HeidelbergCement Ukraine, PJSC Podilskyi Cement, and PrJSC Ivano-Frankivsk Cement, Ilyashev & Partners persuaded Ukraine's District Administrative Court of Kyiv to dismiss the demand of the Belarusian Cement Company Holding and the Ukrainian importers of its products that the anti-dumping duties imposed on imports of cement to Ukraine be lifted. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/15675-ilyashev-partners-persuades-court-to-keep-anti-dumping-duties-on-imports-of-cement-in-place
19-Jan Austria Abreu Advogados; Baker Mckenzie; Clifford Chance Baker McKenzie advised Kelag on the acquisition of 25 power plants in France and Portugal from the RWE Group. Local expertise for Portugal was provided by the Portuguese law firm Abreu Advogados, while the Dusseldorf office of Clifford Chance advised the RWE Group on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/15703-baker-mckenzie-advises-kelag-on-acquisition-of-french-and-portuguese-power-plants
19-Jan Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania Cobalt Cobalt advised sports-betting and gaming group Entain on its public offer to acquire all of the shares in Enlabs AB. EUR 276 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/15694-cobalt-advises-entain-on-takeover-offer-for-enlabs
19-Jan Croatia; Czech Republic; Slovakia Allen & Overy; Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic & Krka Divjak, Topic, Bahtijarevic & Krka, working alongside Allen & Overy, advised J&T Bank, the arranger on a public offering of senior secured bonds. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/15701-dtb-advises-j-t-on-bond-issuance
19-Jan Estonia Sorainen Sorainen advised the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the establishment of a cooperation agency with the Estonian Center of Eastern Partnership, a training and research center focusing on the six countries of the EU's Eastern Partnership. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/15696-sorainen-advises-estonian-ministry-of-foreign-affairs-on-establishment-of-cooperation-agency
19-Jan Poland Greenberg Traurig; Rymarz Zdort Greenberg Traurig advised sole global coordinator Wood & Co. on the sale, made through an accelerated book-building process, of Ten Square Games S.A. shares representing 9.78% of the share capital and total votes in the company, with a value of over PLN 355 million. Rymarz Zdort advised the sellers, Ten Square Games' shareholders Maciej Popowicz and Arkadiusz Pernal. PLN 355 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15699-greenberg-traurig-and-rymarz-zdort-advise-on-wood-co-s-accelerated-bookbuilding-process-for-9-78-of-shares-of-ten-square-games
19-Jan Poland Herbert Smith Freehills; PwC Legal; Squire Patton Boggs Squire Patton Boggs, Campos Ferreira, Sa Carneiro CS Associados, and Herbert Smith Freehills advised a banking consortium led by Banco Comercial Portugues, S.A. and Novo Banco, S.A. on financing provided to Metalogalva-Irmaos Silvas S.A. for its acquisition of certain of Europoles Group’s European divisions. PwC Legal and Telles Avogados advised the borrower on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15700-squire-patton-boggs-advises-banks-on-financing-for-metalogalva-irmaos-silvas-acquisition-of-europoles-group
19-Jan Poland B2RLaw B2RLaw advised Next Road Ventures on its venture capital investment in Poland's TrustMate. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15695-b2rlaw-advises-next-road-ventures-on-investment-in-trustmate
19-Jan Poland Gide Loyrette Nouel Gide Loyrette Nouel advised the European Investment Bank on taking up PLN 500 million bonds issued by by the Polish Development Fund. PLN 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15698-gide-advises-eib-on-taking-polish-development-fund-s-bonds
19-Jan Romania Bondoc si Asociatii Bondoc si Asociatii advised independent electricity and gas supplier Restart Energy on its agreement with consulting and fund management company Interlink Capital Strategies to develop green energy projects in Romania and neighboring countries and to launch the blockchain-based RED platform in the USA. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/15704-bondoc-si-asociatii-advises-restart-energy-on-agreement-with-interlink-capital-strategies
19-Jan Russia DLA Piper; Linklaters DLA Piper advised Raspadskaya on its USD 920 million acquisition of Russian coal producer Yuzhkuzbassugol from EVRAZ. Linklaters advised the seller on the deal. USD 920 Million ceelegalmatters.com/russia/15705-dla-piper-and-linklaters-advise-raspadskaya-on-acquisition-of-yuzhkuzbassugol-in-russia
19-Jan Serbia Karanovic & Partners Alibaba and Oath Inc., a subsidiary of Verizon operating under the Yahoo! brand, appointed Karanovic & Partners as their data protection representatives in Serbia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/15706-alibaba-and-oath-inc-appoint-karanovic-partners-as-privacy-representative-in-serbia
19-Jan Turkey Akol Law Firm; Clifford Chance Akol Law advised Turkiye Sinai Kalkinma Bankasi A.S. on its 144A/Reg S placement of USD 350 million sustainable Eurobonds with 5-year maturity. Clifford Chance advised joint bookrunners Bank ABC, BNP Paribas, Citi, Commerzbank, ING, SMBC Nikko, and Standard Chartered Bank. USD 350 million ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/15693-akol-law-advises-turkiye-sinai-kalkinma-bankasi-on-usd-350-million-eurobond-issue
19-Jan Ukraine DLA Piper; Redcliffe Partners Redcliffe Partners advised US investors Aspect Energy and SigmaBleyzer — acting jointly through a special-purpose vehicle, Ukrainian Energy, L.L.C. — on an oil & gas production sharing agreement with the Republic of Ukraine. DLA Piper advised the Republic of Ukraine on the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/15708-redcliffe-partners-advises-aspect-energy-and-sigmableyzer-on-oil-and-gas-production-sharing-agreement-with-ukraine
19-Jan Ukraine Aequo; Sayenko Kharenko Aequo advised Dragon Capital New Ukraine Fund LP on its acquisition of a controlling stake in Treeum. Sayenko Kharenko advised the seller on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/15697-aequo-and-sayenko-kharenko-advise-on-dragon-capital-s-acquisition-of-controlling-stake-in-treeum
20-Jan Serbia K&L Gates; Karanovic & Partners Karanovic & Partners, working with global lead counsel K&L Gates, advised analytics company SAS Institute Inc on the acquisition of the Boemska technology company. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/15716-karanovic-partners-advises-sas-on-acquisition-of-boemska
20-Jan Turkey Akol Law Firm; Freshfields; Morgan Lewis; Paksoy Paksoy, working with lead counsel Freshfields, advised Belgium's Solvay S.A. chemical company on the sale of its North American and European amphoteric surfactant manufacturing business, including the tolling business in Turkey, to OpenGate Capital. Morgan Lewis acted as global counsel to Open Gate, and Akol provided Turkish advice. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/15714-paksoy-and-akol-advise-on-solvay-s-sale-of-amphoteric-surfactant-manufacturing-business
21-Jan Bosnia and Herzegovina; Serbia Kinstellar; Sajic Sajic and Kinstellar advised NLB Bank on its take-over of the majority of shares in Komercijalna Banka a.d. Beograd. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/15719-sajic-and-kinstellar-advise-nlb-bank-on-take-over-of-komercijalna-banka-beograd
21-Jan Bulgaria Ivanov & Tsoncheva Ivanov & Tsoncheva advised Bulgarian startup Quendoo on financing it received from Bulgarian VC fund Vitosha Venture Partners. EUR 750,000 ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/15718-ivanov-tsoncheva-advises-quendoo-on-financing-from-vitosha-venture-partners
21-Jan Hungary Hengeller Mueller; Schoenherr Schoenherr’s Budapest office, working with lead counsel Hengeler Mueller, advised Andros Deutschland on its acquisition of fruit and vegetable processors Spreewaldkonserve Golssen in Germany and Schenk es Tarsa in Hungary. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/15731-schoenherr-and-hengeler-mueller-advise-andros-on-acquisition-of-schenk-es-tarsa-and-spreewaldkonserve-golssen
21-Jan Latvia Cobalt Cobalt is representing legislature of the Republic of Latvia before the Latvian Constitutional Court regarding the compatibility of its administrative-territorial reform package with the country's Constitution and the European Charter of Local Self-Governments. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/15720-cobalt-represents-parliament-of-the-republic-of-latvia-before-constitutional-court
21-Jan Poland SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised Waimea Holding on its entrance into a development management agreement with Fortress Fund for the development of two warehouse parks in Poland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15717-ssw-pragmatic-solutions-advises-waimea-holding-on-development-management-agreement-for-warehouse-parks
21-Jan Poland Allen & Overy; Stachowicz Ptak; Traple Konarski Podrecki & Partners Allen & Overy advised Grupa Zywiec on the sale of its brewery in Braniewo, Poland, and its Kuflowe, Braniewo, and Jasne ze Pelne beer brands to Van Pur. Stachowicz Ptak and Traple Konarski Podrecki & Partners advised the buyer on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15724-allen-overy-and-stachowicz-ptak-advise-on-grupa-zywiec-s-sale-of-brewery-to-van-pur
21-Jan Poland Cooley; White & Case White & Case advised Texan construction technology startup AI Clearing Inc on a new round of seed funding led by Tera Ventures, joined by Inovo Venture Parners and Innovation Nest. Cooley advised the investors. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15728-white-case-advises-ai-clearing-on-seed-funding-round
21-Jan Romania Stratulat Albulescu Stratulat Albulescu, working with lead counsel Nixon Peabody, advised US-based ThoughtWorks on the acquisition of Romanian software developer Gemini Solutions. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/15723-stratulat-albulescu-advises-thoughtworks-on-acquisition-of-gemini-solutions
21-Jan Russia Allen & Overy; Clifford Chance Clifford Chance helped Sovcombank obtain a USD 350 million ESG loan — its first loan based on environmental, social and governance principles. Allen & Overy advised the mandated lead arrangers, book-runners, and ESG coordinator. USD 350 million ceelegalmatters.com/russia/15726-clifford-chance-and-allen-overy-advise-on-sovcombank-s-usd-350-million-esg-loan-in-russia
21-Jan Russia; Slovakia Stetom Stetom advised Slovak private equity group Eastfield on the restructuring and subsequent sale of the Raevskoe winery, together with vineyards and agricultural land plots in Anapa, on the Black Sea coast, to the Krasnodarzernoprodukt Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/15722-stetom-advises-eastfield-on-restructuring-and-sale-of-raevskoe-winery
21-Jan Slovakia Havel & Partners Havel & Partners advised the Premium Design Group on its acquisition of manufacturing cooperative Javorina. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/slovakia/15730-havel-partners-advises-premium-design-group-on-acquisition-of-furniture-manufacturer-javorina
21-Jan Ukraine Vasil Kisil & Partners Vasil Kisil & Partners advised Ukrainian pharmaceutical company Lekhim on the structuring of the distribution of the Covid-19 Sinovac vaccine in Ukraine. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/15721-vasil-kisil-partners-advises-lekhim-on-distribution-of-covid-19-vaccine
22-Jan Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania Cobalt; Ellex (Klavins) Cobalt advised BaltCap Private Equity Fund III and its co-investor Sven Nuutmann on the acquisition of Baltic Ticket Holdings OU. Ellex advised the sellers on the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/15738-cobalt-advises-baltcap-on-acquisition-of-baltic-ticket-holdings
22-Jan Poland SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised the unidentified owners of PePe on the sale of the company to Brammer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15733-ssw-pragmatic-solutions-advises-owners-of-pepe-on-sale-of-business-to-brammer
22-Jan Poland Gessel; Noerr Noerr advised Germany’s GBA Group on its acquisition of JARS S.A. Gessel advised the seller on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15734-noerr-and-gessel-advise-on-gba-group-s-acquisition-of-jars
22-Jan Turkey Clifford Chance; Sullivan & Cromwell Lawyers from Clifford Chance's Istanbul office were on a multi-office team advising private equity group CVC Capital Partners on the acquisition by CVC Fund VII of the Turkish, Greek, Croatian, Montenegrin, and UAE businesses of D-Marin from Turkey's Dogus Group. Sullivan & Cromwell advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/15735-clifford-chance-advises-cvc-on-acquisition-of-d-marin-s-businesses-in-turkey-greece-croatia-and-the-uae
22-Jan Ukraine Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko advised joint lead managers BNP Paribas and Goldman Sachs International on Ukraine's USD 600 million Eurobond tap issue. EUR 600 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/15736-sayenko-kharenko-advises-on-usd-600-million-eurobond-tap-issue-by-ukraine
25-Jan Austria Allen & Overy; BPV Huegel; Siwe Rechtsanwalte Sinzger & Partner BPV Huegel advised Austria’s Herold and Germany's Dogado Group — both subsidiaries of the EDSA Group — on their merger. Allen & Overy advised the EDSA Group, and SIWE Rechtsanwalte Sinzger & Partner also advised the Dogado Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/15761-bpv-huegel-siwe-and-allen-overy-advise-on-merger-of-edsa-s-herold-and-dogado-group-subsidiaries
25-Jan Austria Fangda Partners; Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner; Weber & Co. Fellner Wratzfeld & Partners advised Robert Kanduth, the founder of GREENoneTEC, on his repurchase of 51% of the shares in GREENoneTEC Solarindustrie from China’s Haier Group. Fangda Partners in China and Weber & Co. in Austria advised the seller on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/15758-fellner-wratzfeld-partners-advises-on-acquisition-of-greenonetec-from-haier-group
25-Jan Czech Republic DLA Piper; Schoenherr DLA Piper advised Zip Co Limited on its investment in Twisto Payments. Schoenherr advised Twisto Payments on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/15759-dla-piper-advises-zip-co-limited-on-investment-in-twisto-payments
25-Jan Czech Republic Corvel; Kocian Solc Balastik; Noerr Kocian Solc Balastik advised Prague-based Daquas on the sale of its shares to ALSO Holding. Noerr, working with Germany’s Corvel, advised the buyer on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/15757-ksb-and-noerr-advise-on-sale-of-daquas-to-also
25-Jan Czech Republic BPV Braun Partners; Liska & Sobolova BPV Braun Partners advised Kappenberger + Braun on the sale of 100% of its shares in K + B Expert to Electro World, a subsidiary of Slovakia’s NAY Group. Liska & Sabolova advised the buyer on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/15756-bpv-braun-partners-advises-kappenberger-braun-on-sale-of-k-b-expert-to-electro-world
25-Jan Czech Republic Eversheds Sutherland; Jicha & Holman Eversheds Sutherland advised the Conseq investment fund on the acquisition of Retail Park Podebradska in Prague from KPD Group and Exafin, which were advised by Jicha & Holman. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/15744-eversheds-sutherland-and-jicha-holman-advise-on-conseq-s-acquisition-of-retail-park-podebradska
25-Jan Czech Republic Dentons; Wilson & Partners Dentons advised Skanska on the sale of the Parkview office building in Prague to Deka Immobilien. Wilson & Partners advised Deka Immobilien on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/15745-dentons-advises-skanska-on-sale-of-parview-office-building-in-prague-to-deka-immobilien
25-Jan Estonia Ellex (Raidla) Ellex Raidla advised United Angels VC and Superangel on their EUR 800,000 investment in Vok Bikes, a Tallinn-based electric cargo bike producer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/15747-ellex-raidla-advises-united-angels-vc-and-superangel-on-investment-in-vok-bikes
25-Jan Hungary Clifford Chance; Dentons; Ogier Dentons advised a syndicate of underwriters, including BNP Paribas, Citi, and J.P. Morgan, on Wizz Air’s successful issue of EUR 500 million 1.350% fixed rate guaranteed notes due 2024 under Wizz Air's Euro Medium Term Note Program, which was oversubscribed with books exceeding EUR 2 billion. The notes were guaranteed by Wizz Air Holdings Plc. Clifford Chance and Ogier advised Wizz Air on the deal. EUR 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/15746-dentons-advises-underwriters-on-wizz-air-s-debut-eur-500-million-bond-issue
25-Jan Poland Kochanski & Partners Kochanski & Partners successfully represented Polish journalist Renata Grochal in appellate proceedings before the Regional Court in Warsaw in a defamation case brought against her by Telewizhja Polska. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15760-kochanski-partners-successful-for-polish-journalist-in-defamation-case-in-poland
25-Jan Poland RS Legal Radzikowski, Szubielska i Wspolnicy advised Baltic Power on its entrance into a grid connection agreement with Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne for an offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15743-radzikowski-szubielska-i-wspolnicy-advises-baltic-power-on-grid-connection-agreement-for-offshore-wind-farm
25-Jan Poland B2RLaw; Cleaver Fulton Rankin B2RLaw, working with Northern Ireland's Cleaver Fulton Rankin law firm, advised Vox Financial Partners on its acquisition of Delv Global. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15755-b2rlaw-advises-vox-financial-partners-on-acquisition-of-delv-global
25-Jan Poland B2RLaw B2RLaw advised the PKO VC and RKK VC venture capital funds on an unspecified investment into Papukurier. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15754-b2rlaw-advises-pko-vc-and-rkk-vc-on-investment-in-papukurier
25-Jan Ukraine LCF Law Group LCF successfully persuaded Ukrainian courts to enforce an arbitration award obtained by Banke Electromotive. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/15748-lcf-successfully-ensures-enforcement-of-arbitration-award-in-favor-of-banke-electromotive
26-Jan Austria Eisenberger + Herzog; Herbst Kinsky Herbst Kinsky advised the founders of Xaleon and investor eQventure on the sale of the company to TeamViewer. Eisenberger & Herzog advised the buyer on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/15766-herbst-kinsky-and-eisenberger-herzog-advise-on-teamviewer-s-acquisition-of-xaleon
26-Jan Austria Cerha Hempel Cerha Hempel advised Switzerland's Stadler Bussnang on its successful participation in a tender procedure for the sale of up to 20 new fire-fighting and rescue trains to the Austrian Federal Railways. EUR 240 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/15776-cerha-hempel-advises-stadler-on-sale-of-trains-to-austrian-federal-railways
26-Jan Czech Republic White & Case White & Case advised Memsource and its majority shareholder The Carlyle Group on the acquisition of a majority stake in German software localization platform Phrase. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/15775-white-case-advises-memsource-and-carlyle-group-on-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-phrase
26-Jan Czech Republic BBH; Latham & Watkins; Shearman & Sterling BBH, working with lead counsel Shearman & Sterling, advised Citrix on Czech aspects of the USD 2.25 billion acquisition of project management software company Wrike from Vista Equity Partners. Latham & Watkins advised the seller on the deal. USD 2.25 billion ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/15771-bbh-advises-citrix-on-czech-elements-of-wrike-acquisition
26-Jan Estonia; Latvia Kirkland & Ellis; Latham & Watkins; Sorainen Sorainen and Kirkland & Ellis advised Vista Equity Partners an unspecified investment in Estonia's Pipedrive, a cloud-based provider of customer relationship management services. Latham & Watkins advised Pipedrive on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/15768-sorainen-and-kirkland-ellis-advise-vista-equity-partners-on-investment-in-pipedrive
26-Jan Poland Clifford Chance Clifford Chance advised Polish oil refiner and petrol retailer PKN Orlen on its PLN 1 billion issue of bonds under the company’s existing domestic bonds program. PLN 1 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15770-clifford-chance-advises-pkn-orlen-on-pln-1-billion-bonds-issue
26-Jan Romania Musat & Asociatii Musat & Asociatii advised tech giant Google LLC on Romanian aspects of its acquisition of Fitbit. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/15764-musat-asociatii-advises-google-on-romanian-aspects-of-global-acquisition-of-fitbit
26-Jan Serbia Samardzic, Oreski & Grbovic Samardzic, Oreski & Grbovic helped Delta Motors and Delta Automoto ensure full compliance with the Serbian Data Protection Act as well as the General Data Protection Regulation of the EU. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/15780-sog-helps-delta-motors-and-delta-automoto-with-gdpr-compliance
26-Jan Turkey BTS & Partners BTS & Partners advised Two.Zero Ventures on its investment in BluTV, a Turkish TV digital entertainment platform operating in the Middle East, North Africa, Central Europe, and Asia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/15779-bts-partners-advises-two-zero-on-investment-in-blu-tv
27-Jan Czech Republic Nauta Dutilh; PRH Partners PRK Partners advised CD Cargo on a EUR 130 million loan from the European Investment Bank. Nauta Dutilh advised CD Cargo on Luxembourg elements of the transaction. EUR 130 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/15791-prk-partners-advises-cd-cargo-on-eur-130-million-loan-from-eib
27-Jan Czech Republic Allen & Overy; White & Case White & Case advised the banks on the establishment of a EUR 5 billion international mortgage-covered bonds program by Komercni Banka and the issue of EUR 500 million 0.01% fixed rate mortgage-covered bonds due 2026 under the program. Allen & Overy advised Komercni Banka throughout the process. EUR 5 billion ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/15795-white-case-and-a-o-advise-on-komercni-banka-s-mortgage-covered-bonds-program
27-Jan Poland Rymarz Zdort Rymarz Zdort advised Polish logistics platform European Logistics Investment on its acquisition of land and the construction of the Krakow V logistics center in the Polish community of Skawina. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15796-rymarz-zdort-advises-european-logistics-investment-on-construction-of-logistics-center-in-skawina
27-Jan Romania Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Dr. Leahu Dental Clinics on its acquisition of the Corident Pro Clinic in Sibiu, Romania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/15789-popovici-nitu-stoica-asociatii-advises-dr-leahu-dental-clinics-on-acquisition-of-corident-pro-clinic-in-sibiu
27-Jan Serbia Milosevic Law Firm The Milosevic Law Firm advised Milos and Ruzica Krdzic on the sale of their shares in several radio stations in Serbia to Global Media Technology. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/15793-milosevic-law-firm-advises-maxim-media-group-on-sale-of-shares-in-serbian-radio-stations
27-Jan Ukraine Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko advised the Green for Growth Fund on its provision of a Ukrainian hryvnia loan worth EUR 5 million to Bank Lviv. EUR 5 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/15794-sayenko-kharenko-advises-green-for-growth-fund-on-loan-to-bank-lviv
27-Jan Ukraine Arzinger Arzinger successfully represented Nufarm Ukraine in pre-trial and judicial appeals against tax notification decisions. USH 263 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/15790-arzinger-successful-for-nufarm-ukraine-in-tax-dispute-pre-trial-and-judicial-appeals
28-Jan Bulgaria Penkov Markov & Partners Penkov, Markov & Partners helped CEZ a.s. obtain approval from the Bulgarian Energy and Water Regulatory Commission for its disposal of 67% of its shares in CEZ Distribution Bulgaria to Eastern European Electric Company B.V. (which is part of the Eurohold Group). N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/15808-penkov-markov-partners-helps-cez-obtain-authorization-from-bulgarian-energy-and-water-regulatory-commission-for-capital-disposal
28-Jan Estonia Sorainen Sorainen advised Kaamos Real Estate, a subsidiary of Estonia's Kaamos Group, on the sale of the Tridens logistics center. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/15802-sorainen-advises-kaamos-real-estate-on-sale-of-tridens-logistics-centre
28-Jan Estonia Cobalt; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised real estate company Kapitel on the acquisition of a 50% holding in the Nordassets logistics property company from Logassets OU. Cobalt advised Logassets on the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/15803-tgs-baltic-and-cobalt-advise-on-kapitel-s-acquisition-of-50-of-nordassets
28-Jan Estonia Cobalt Cobalt successfully represented AS Tallinna Sadam in a dispute with Worldwide Cargo Establishment. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/15806-cobalt-successful-for-as-tallinna-sadam-in-dispute
28-Jan Estonia Walless Walless advised the Laane-Nigula municipality of Estonia on termination of preparatory work on a special plan and environmental assessment for a wind farm construction project planned by Enefit Green. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/15812-walless-advises-laane-nigula-municipality-on-halting-wind-farm-construction-in-estonia
28-Jan Estonia Magnusson The Circuit Court of Tallinn, acting on a motion made by Magnusson Estonia’s Attorney-at-Law Martin Hirvoja, ordered the Estonian Central Prosecution Office to initiate a criminal investigation into the leak of files from the Danske Bank money-laundering case. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/15811-magnusson-effects-investigation-into-leak-of-danske-bank-criminal-case-files
28-Jan Hungary Act Legal Ban & Karika Act Ban & Karika helped Hungarian information database provider Opten Ltd. enter the international market with its new website, opten.eu, offering almost three million companies’ public business information across six CEE countries. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/15807-act-ban-karika-helps-opten-with-regional-expansion
28-Jan Lithuania Sorainen; SPC Legal Sorainen advised Open Circle Capital on its investment in Monimoto, a company developing a smart trackers for motorcycles. SPC Legal advised Monimoto on the deal. EUR 400,000 ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/15804-sorainen-and-spc-legal-advise-on-open-circle-capital-s-investment-in-monimoto
28-Jan Poland Allen & Overy; LegalKraft LegalKraft advised Vastint Poland on the sale of the Brama Portowa office building complex in Szczecin, Poland to FLE SICAV FIS, managed by FLE GmbH from Vienna. Allen & Overy advised the buyers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15800-legalkraft-and-allen-overy-advise-on-vatint-poland-s-sale-of-brama-portowa-office-building-to-fle-sicav-fis
28-Jan Poland Clifford Chance; White & Case Clifford Chance advised DNB Bank Polska S.A. and the EBRD on financing they granted to a joint-venture company controlled by Taaleri SolarWind II and Masdar, an Abu Dhabi-based Future Energy Company. White & Case advised Taaleri SolarWind II and Masdar on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15805-clifford-chance-and-white-case-advise-on-financing-for-taaleri-solarwind-ii-and-masdar-s-wind-farms
28-Jan Poland White & Case White & Case advised P4, the Polish operator of Play mobile network, on the issuance of PLN 500 million of seven-year unsecured B-series bonds. PLN 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15813-white-case-advises-p4-on-pln-500-million-bond-issuance
28-Jan Turkey Akol Law Firm; Solo Practitioner Caglayan Kokkilinc Akol advised Human Care HC AB, a portfolio company of Applied Value Group, on its acquisition of Kenmak Hastane Malzemeleri ve Elektrostatik Boya San Tic from its founder Kenan Kilic, who was advised by solo practitioner Caglayan Kokkilinc. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/15809-akol-advises-human-care-hc-ab-on-acquisition-of-kenmak-hastane-malzemeleri-ve-elektrostatik-boya-san-tic
28-Jan Ukraine Antika The Antika Law Firm successfully represented the interests of Cherkasyteplokommunenergo — the utility company for heating networks of the Cherkasy City Council — in a dispute before the Economic Court of the Cherkasy region in Ukraine. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/15801-antika-defends-interests-of-cherkasyteplokommunenergo
28-Jan Ukraine Asters; Integrites Asters advised the International Finance Corporation on its provision of a EUR 30 million loan to Ukrgasbank for financing of sustainable energy and energy-efficient projects, including those developed by small and medium enterprises. Integrites advised the bank on the deal. EUR 30 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/15307-asters-and-integrites-advise-on-ifc-s-eur-30-million-loan-to-ukrgasbank
29-Jan Austria Schoenherr; Wolf Theiss Schoenherr advised joint lead managers DZ Bank, Erste Group, Helaba, and Raiffeisen Bank International on the successful issue of notes by Upper Austria-based Oberbank Aktiengesellschaft, which was advised by Wolf Theiss. EUR 250 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/15817-schoenherr-and-wolf-theiss-advise-on-oberbank-aktiengesellschaft-s-issue-of-eur-250-million-non-preferred-senior-eligible-notes
29-Jan Czech Republic BBH BBH advised the Czech-Moravian Development Bank on the launch of its IPO Fund and signing of a cooperation agreement with the Prague Stock Exchange to support new entities wishing to list on its START market. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/15824-bbh-helps-czech-moravian-development-bank-launch-ipo-fund
29-Jan Estonia TGS Baltic TGS Baltic obtained a positive interim judgment for Coffee IN in judicial proceedings against Apollo Cinema. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/15818-tgs-baltic-successful-for-coffee-in-in-dispute-against-apollo-cinema
29-Jan Poland B2RLaw; Stan Komorowski B2RLaw advised Ambulero, Inc., a biotechnology company developing cell and gene therapy treatments for patients suffering from vascular disease, on its receipt of up to USD 5.5 million in financing from Orphinic Scientific. Orphinic Scientific was advised by solo practitioner Stan Komorowski. USD 5.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15819-b2rlaw-advises-ambulero-on-investment-from-orphinic-scientific
29-Jan Poland CMS CMS advised BaltCap Infrastructure Fund on a public-private partnership construction of lighting in the municipality of Miedzno, in the Slaskie Voivodship in Poland. PLN 22.4 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15820-cms-advises-baltcap-infrastructure-fund-on-ppp-public-lighting-project-in-poland
29-Jan Russia Clifford Chance Clifford Chance advised the EBRD on its provision of two loans to the city of Walbrzych, Poland. PLN 134.7 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15825-clifford-chance-advises-ebrd-on-two-loans-to-polish-city-of-walbrzych
29-Jan Turkey Akol Law Firm; Kolcuoglu Demirkan Kocakli Akol Law advised Global Ports Holding on the sale of 99.9% of its stake in Port Akdeniz to QTerminals. Kolcuoglu Demirkan Kocakli, working with Clyde & Co as the coordinator on the deal, advised QTerminals. USD 115 million ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/15822-akol-law-and-kdk-advise-on-global-ports-holding-s-sale-of-port-akdeniz
1-Feb Czech Republic Havel & Partners Havel & Partners helped Sprava Zeleznic organize an international architectural competition to design the first Czech high-speed railway terminal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/15830-havel-partners-helps-sprava-zeleznic-ogranize-competition-for-railway-terminal-design-in-prague
1-Feb Estonia Magnusson Magnusson represented special purpose companies Envst United Action, KTZL Action Group, MNTHR Action Group, and more than 2000 international and local investors in their fraud claims against three crowdfunding platforms. EUR 15 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/15831-magnusson-represents-investors-in-fraud-claim-proceedings-against-estonian-crowdfunding-platforms
1-Feb Lithuania Adon Legal Adon Legal helped Paymont obtain an Electronic Money Institution license from the Bank of Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/15832-adon-legal-helps-paymont-obtain-electronic-money-institute-license-in-lithuania
1-Feb Poland Bird & Bird; Clifford Chance; Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka; Kromann Reumert Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka advised Hanwha Q Cells on the sale of 51 photovoltaic farms in Poland with a total capacity of 46 MW to Danish PV plant developer Obton. Clifford Chance advised KfW IPEX-Bank on financing for the deal and Danish law firm Kromann Reumert advised on Danish legal aspects of the transaction. Obton was advised by Bird & Bird. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15828-dzp-clifford-chance-and-bird-bird-advise-on-hanwha-q-cells-sale-of-pv-farms-to-obton
1-Feb Poland CMS; Clifford Chance; Stibbe; Weil, Gotshal& Manges CMS advised InPost and its majority shareholder Advent International on InPost's listing on the Euronext Amsterdam Stock Exchange. Weil, Gotshal & Manges and Stibbe advised InPost and Clifford Chance advised a syndicate of Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan, ABN Amro, Barclays, BNP Paribas, Jefferies, DMBH, ING, and Pekao on the deal. EUR 8 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15821-cms-advises-inpost-on-ipo-on-euronext-amsterdam
1-Feb Poland Kondracki Celej Kondracki Celej advised Alior Bank on its exit from PayPo. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15833-kondracki-celej-advises-alior-bank-on-exit-from-poland-s-paypo
1-Feb Romania TPA Romania TPA Romania successfully represented Austrotherm Romania before the High Court of Cassation and Justice in a dispute with Romania’s fiscal authorities over excise taxes. EUR 1 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/15829-tpa-romania-obtains-eur-1-million-excise-tax-refund-for-austrotherm-romania
1-Feb Russia Dechert; White & Case White & Case advised Russia-based petrochemicals company Sibur Holding on its sale of 40% of its stake in Amur Gas Chemical Complex to China’s Sinopec. Dechert advised the buyer on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/15834-white-case-and-dechert-advise-sibur-and-sinopec-on-joint-venture-establishment
2-Feb Lithuania Cobalt; Triniti Cobalt advised venture capital fund Practica Capital on its participation in Lithuanian biotech startup Droplet Genomics' investment round. Triniti advised Droplet Genomics on the round. EUR 1 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/15870-cobalt-advises-practica-capital-on-investment-in-droplet-genomics
2-Feb Poland B2RLaw B2RLaw advised Johnson Matthey on its agreement with Axpo Polska Sp. Z.o.o. to have renewable electricity provided to the company's new factory in Konin, Poland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15871-b2rlaw-advises-johnson-matthey-on-renewable-powered-factory
2-Feb Poland Dentons; Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised companies in the Marvipol group on the sale of residential and commercial units in three built-to-rent residential projects in Warsaw to Swedish company Heimstaden Bostad. Dentons advised Heimstaden Bostad on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15872-greenberg-traurig-and-dentons-advise-on-marvipol-development-s-sale-of-three-residential-projects-in-warsaw
2-Feb Russia White & Case White & Case advised Russian telecommunication services provider Rostelecom on the USD 464.3 million sale of a 44.8% stake in SafeData to Russia-based VTB Bank. Baker McKenzie advised the buyer on the deal. USD 464.3 million ceelegalmatters.com/russia/15869-white-case-advises-rostelecom-on-sale-of-safedata-to-vtb-bank
2-Feb Ukraine Baker Mckenzie Baker McKenzie helped IKEA launch its first brick-and-mortar store in Ukraine. EUR 30 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/15868-baker-mckenzie-helps-ikea-open-first-brick-and-mortar-store-in-ukraine
3-Feb Greece KLC KLC advised SRH Marine SAIT on its agreement with Tototheo Maritime to form a new jointly-owned company, MAR360. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/15876-klc-advises-srh-marine-sait-on-agreement-with-tototheo-maritime
3-Feb Hungary; Romania Act Legal Ban & Karika Act Ban & Karika helped Germany's Bader Group reorganize within the framework of the cross-border insolvency proceeding of its Hungarian subsidiary. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/15878-act-ban-karika-attorneys-helps-bader-group-reorganize
3-Feb Slovakia Dentons On January 12, 2021, the Supreme Court of the Slovak Republic confirmed the verdict delivered by the Specialized Criminal Court in February 2020 on the forging of four promissory notes of private television broadcaster TV Markiza. Businessman Marian Kocner and former minister Pavol Rusko, a onetime owner of TV Markíza, were accused of forging the promissory notes and using them to demand EUR 69 million from the television station. Both Kocner and Rusko were convicted of forging the promissory notes and were each sentenced to 19 years’ imprisonment. Dentons' Litigation team represented TV Markiza in the case. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/slovakia/15881-dentons-litigation-team-represents-tv-markiza-in-criminal-trial-of-former-owner
4-Feb Bosnia and Herzegovina Sajic Sajic successfully represented Elektropenos BiH a.d. Banjaluka in a commercial dispute. EUR 31 million ceelegalmatters.com/bosnia-herzegovina/15889-sajic-successful-for-elektroprenos-bih-a-d-banjaluka-in-commercial-dispute
4-Feb Bulgaria Boyanov & Co. Boyanov & Co. defended the interests of European airline Wizz Air in an appeal before the Supreme Administrative Court of Bulgaria, involving its “unjust discrimination” challenge to the terminal charges set by Sofia Airport. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/15890-boyanov-co-successfully-represents-wizz-air-in-challenge-to-airport-charges-at-sofia-airport
4-Feb Estonia Walless Walless helped Funderbeam obtain an investment firm license from the Estonian Financial Supervision Authority, allowing the company to continue operations in the European Economic Area after Brexit. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/15891-walless-helps-funderbeam-obtain-investment-firm-license-from-estonian-financial-supervision-authority
4-Feb Serbia Jankovic Popovic Mitic JPM helped Xella implement GDPR best practices. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/15892-jpm-helps-xella-with-gdpr-implementation
4-Feb Ukraine LCF Law Group LCF Law Group advised Scatec Solar on the development of a 32 MW photovoltaic power plant in Ukraine. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/15888-lcf-law-group-advises-scatec-on-photovoltaic-power-plant-development-in-ukraine
5-Feb Czech Republic Ashurst; Clifford Chance; Schoenherr Clifford Chance, working with Latham & Watkins, advised the steering committee of the credit financiers, including Commerzbank AG, DZ Bank AG, Erste Group Bank AG, Landesbank Baden-Wurttemberg, and Norddeutsche Landesbank, on the restructuring of the Benteler Group. Ashurst and Schoenherr advised Benteler on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/15919-clifford-chance-ashurst-and-schoenherr-advise-on-restructuring-of-benteler
5-Feb Estonia TGS Baltic TGS Baltic represented Juri Roosa and Freddy Tomingas, members of the Estonian punk rock band Vanemode Veljo Vingissar, in a dispute over the band’s name with former member Andrus Kerstenbeck. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/15906-tgs-baltic-successful-for-estonian-punk-rock-band-in-trademark-dispute-with-former-member
5-Feb Estonia TGS Baltic TGS Baltic successfully represented Dubai-based La Campana General Trading in a dispute with Cryotech Nordic AS regarding claims arising from an exclusive distribution agreement. EUR 87,000 ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/15907-tgs-baltic-helps-la-campana-general-trading-obtain-reimbursement-from-cryotech-nordic
5-Feb Estonia; Latvia TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised SIA BRC's Estonian subsidiaries Balti Realiseerimiskeskus OU and BR Merger OU on their internal merger into SIA BRC. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/15916-tgs-baltic-advises-on-sia-brc-internal-merger
5-Feb Latvia Cobalt; PwC Legal Cobalt advised Change Ventures on its participation in Berlin-based startup Inzmo's EUR 3.1 million round. Inzmo was advised by PwC Legal Germany. EUR 3.1 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/15918-cobalt-advises-change-ventures-on-investment-in-inzmo
5-Feb Latvia Cobalt Cobalt successfully persuaded the Administrative Department of the Supreme Court Senate of Latvia to deny the appeal of the State Revenue Service of a decision by the District Administrative Court in favor of the firm's client, SIA Lielzeltini. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/15917-cobalt-secures-sia-lielzeltini-win-in-tax-dispute-with-latvia-s-state-revenue-service
5-Feb Poland Linklaters Linklaters successfully defended Polish bank Interbrok Investment against claims worth PLN 270 million made against it by unidentified former clients. PLN 270 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15898-linklaters-defends-interbrok-investment-against-pln-270-million-in-claims
5-Feb Poland Greenberg Traurig; Wardynski & Partners Wardynski & Partners, working with lead counsel Plesner, advised Denmark-based Faerch on its acquisition of Inline Poland from the Sirap Group. Greenberg Traurig advised the seller on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15901-wardynski-partners-advises-faerch-on-acquisition-of-inline-poland
5-Feb Poland Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised AEW on its acquisition of a logistics project near Warsaw. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15909-greenberg-traurig-advises-aew-on-acquisition-of-logistics-project-near-warsaw
5-Feb Poland Linklaters; Penteris Penteris advised a joint venture formed by Rida Development Corp and Mack Real Estate Group on its acquisition of the Jerozolimskie Business Park in Warsaw from A&T Holdings. Linklaters advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15911-penteris-and-linklaters-advise-on-sale-of-jerozolimskie-business-park
5-Feb Russia Morgan Lewis & Bockius Morgan Lewis represented the Far East High Technology Fund on its RUB 200 million investment in Motorica, a Russian manufacturer of high-tech hand prostheses. RUB 200 million ceelegalmatters.com/russia/15913-morgan-lewis-advises-fehtf-on-rub-200-million-investment-in-motorica
5-Feb Turkey BASEAK; Caliskan Okkan Toker The Balcioglu Selcuk Akman Keki Attorney Partnership advised Turkish cyber security company Cyberwise and Cyberwise shareholders Taxim Capital, Faruk Eczacibasi, and Aret Killioglu on their acquisition of Innovera Bilisim Teknolojileri. Caliskan Okkan Toker advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/15900-baseak-and-caliskan-okkan-toker-advise-on-merger-of-cyberwise-and-innovera
5-Feb Turkey Akol Law Firm Akol Law advised Turkish plastic injection and original equipment manufacturer production company Isik Plastik on its initial public offering with the Istanbul Stock Exchange. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/15915-akol-law-advises-isik-plastik-on-ipo-on-istanbul-stock-exchange
5-Feb Turkey Cigdemtekin Cakirca Aranci; Paksoy Paksoy advised Albioma and Cigdemtekin Cakirca Aranci advised Egesim on their acquisition of 75% and 25%, respectively, of Turkish geothermal power plant Gumuskoy, from BM Holding. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/15910-paksoy-and-cigdemtekin-cakirca-aranci-advise-on-acquisition-of-turkish-power-plant
5-Feb Ukraine Ilyashev & Partners Ilyashev & Partners successfully represented Volodymyr Mykolaiovych Isaienko in a dispute with the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine over his dismissal from the position of Rector of the National Aviation University. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/15905-ilyashev-partners-effects-reinstatement-of-rector-of-national-aviation-university-in-ukraine
8-Feb Austria Eisenberger + Herzog; Herbst Kinsky E+H advised the shareholders of Curecomp Software on the sale of the company to the ProALPHA Group. Herbst Kinsky advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/15930-e-h-and-herbst-kinsky-advise-on-proalpha-s-acquisition-of-curecomp-software-services
8-Feb Latvia Walless Walless advised UCTAM Baltics SIA on the sale of several land plots in Riga to Urban Investors. EUR 5.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/15925-walless-advises-uctam-baltics-on-sale-of-land-plots-in-riga-to-urban-investors
8-Feb Romania Buzescu Ca Buzescu Ca advised Danfoss on the sale of a land plot containing a factory and office space in the Bucharest metropolitan area to Transparent Design. The buyer was advised by Notary Maria Terovan. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/15927-buzescu-ca-advises-danfoss-on-sale-of-property-in-bucharest-to-transparent-design
8-Feb Serbia Clifford Chance; CMS; Karanovic & Partners Karanovic & Partners, working with lead counsel Clifford Chance, advised Deutsche Private Equity on the local aspects of its acquisition of a majority stake in M-Sicherheitsbeteiligungen from Armira. CMS advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/15929-karanovic-partners-and-clifford-chance-advise-dpe-on-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-mehler-vario-system
9-Feb Austria 42 Law; Herbst Kinsky; Linklaters Herbst Kinsky, working with lead counsel Linklaters, advised Neovia Logistics Holdings on its acquisition of two unidentified companies from Austria’s Temmel Logistik Group. 42 Law advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/15945-herbst-kinsky-advises-neovia-logistics-on-takeover-of-two-temmel-logistik-companies
9-Feb Bulgaria Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov; Hogan Lovells; Schoenherr DGKV advised California's Sanmina Corporation on its acquisition of Osram EOOD, a Bulgarian lights and lighting devices manufacturer owned by Germany's Osram GmbH. Hogan Lovells was lead counsel to Sanmina on the deal. Schoenherr advised Osram GmbH on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/14917-dgkv-and-schoenherr-advise-on-sanmina-s-acquisition-of-osram-eood
9-Feb Czech Republic Dentons Dentons advised CPI Property on the issuance of EUR 650 million 1.500% senior notes due 27 January 2031 and EUR 400 million 3.750% resettable undated subordinated notes callable in July 2028. EUR 1 billion ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/15944-dentons-advises-cpi-property-group-on-eur-1-billion-notes-issuance
9-Feb Poland B2RLaw B2RLaw advised Proteon Pharmaceuticals on a strategic partnership with Skretting aimed at tackling challenges in the aquaculture industry. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15938-b2rlaw-advises-proteon-pharmaceuticals-on-strategic-partnership-with-skretting
9-Feb Poland Kondracki Celej Kondracki Celej helped Polish telehealth services platform Telemedico obtain USD 6.6 million in Series A financing from investors Flashpoint Venture Capital, UNIQA Ventures, PKO Bank Polski, Black Pearls VC, and Adamed Pharma. USD 6.6 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15946-kondracki-celej-helps-telemedico-with-series-a-financing-round
9-Feb Poland Balicki Czekanski Gryglewski Lewczuk; Gessel; Schoenherr BCGL helped Warsaw-based private equity investment fund Omikron Capital obtain a loan from PKO Bank Polski and subsequently acquire 100% of the shares in Dagat-ECO. Schoenherr advised the seller and Gessel advised the bank on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15949-bcgl-schoenherr-and-gessel-advise-on-omikron-capital-s-acquisition-of-dagat-eco
9-Feb Poland Gide Loyrette Nouel Gide Loyrette Nouel advised Volkswagen Financial Services Polska on the establishment of its PLN 3 billion bond issue program. PLN 3 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15947-gide-helps-volkswagen-financial-services-polska-establish-pln-3-billion-bond-program
9-Feb Russia Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner; Morgan Lewis & Bockius Morgan Lewis advised Russian online services provider Yandex and its subsidiary MLU on the acquisition of Vezet Group’s call centers and cargo business. Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner advised the seller. USD 178 million ceelegalmatters.com/russia/15948-morgan-lewis-advises-yandex-on-acquisition-of-vezet-group-s-call-center-and-cargo-businesses-in-russia
9-Feb Turkey Ciftci; Clifford Chance Clifford Chance advised Tpay Mobile, a full-service digital payments platform for the Middle East, Africa, and Turkey, on its receipt of financing for its acquisition of Turkish payment service provider Payguru. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/15942-clifford-chance-advises-tpay-mobile-on-financing-for-acquisition-of-payguru
9-Feb Ukraine Asters Asters successfully defended Anders Aslund, a Swedish-American economist, diplomat, and expert on the Ukrainian economy, in a defamation dispute with Igor Kolomoisky, former co-owner of PrivatBank, before the Kyiv Court of Appeal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/15939-asters-defends-anders-aslund-in-defamation-action
10-Feb Austria Allen & Overy Allen & Overy advised Oesterreichische Kontrollbank on its issue of USD 1.5 billion 0.500% guaranteed global notes due 2026. USD 1.5 billion ceelegalmatters.com/austria/15951-allen-overy-advises-oesterreichische-kontrollbank-on-usd-1-5-billion-notes-issue
10-Feb Estonia Ellex (Raidla); Triniti Ellex Raidla advised United Utilities on its sale of its 35.3% stake in AS Tallinna Vesi to the City of Tallinn and Utilitas. Triniti advised the buyers on the deal. EUR 100.2 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/15953-ellex-raidla-and-triniti-advise-on-united-utilities-sale-of-stake-in-tallinn-water
10-Feb Latvia TGS Baltic TGS Baltic assisted Latvian warehousing and logistics park SIA Olaines Logistics Parks and holding company SIA Olaines Logistics with the former’s merger into the latter. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/15955-tgs-baltic-assists-with-merger-of-warehousing-and-logistics-park-sia-olaines-logistics-parks-into-sia-olaines-logistics
10-Feb Latvia Ellex (Klavins); Sorainen Ellex Klavins advised Danske Bank on the sale of its corporate portfolio to Luminor. Sorainen advised the buyer on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/15957-ellex-klavins-and-sorainen-advise-on-danske-bank-s-sale-of-corporate-portfolio-to-luminor
10-Feb Lithuania Cobalt Cobalt successfully represented the interests of Vintage Holdings Limited in proceedings against the Isle of Man-based company initiated by BAB Ukio Bankas and BUAB Ukio Bankas Investicine Grupe. EUR 51 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/15952-cobalt-successful-for-vintage-holdings-limited-against-bab-ukio-bankas-and-buab-ukio-bankas-investicine-grupe
10-Feb Poland; Russia Norton Rose Fulbright Lawyers from Norton Rose Fulbright's Moscow and Warsaw offices participated in the firm's multi-jurisdictional team advising Sandvik AB on its EUR 943 million acquisition of DSI Underground, a multinational underground mining solutions company, from Triton Partners. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/15961-polish-and-russian-lawyers-on-norton-rose-fulbright-s-team-advising-sandvik-on-acquisition-of-dsi-underground
10-Feb Russia Baker Mckenzie Baker McKenzie advised the Goal Number Seven association on the launch of the international renewable energy certificates system in Russia. The firm provided its services on a pro bonobasis. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/15954-baker-mckenzie-helps-goal-number-seven-launch-international-renewable-energy-certificate-system-in-russia
10-Feb Turkey KP Legal; YUU Legal YUU Legal advised the shareholders of Birlesik Odeme Hizmetleri ve Elektronik Para A.S., including the founding shareholders and Finberg Arastirma Gelistirme Danismanlik Yatirim Hizmetleri Anonim Sirketi, a subsidiary of Fiba Holding, on the sale of a majority stake in Birlesik Odeme to Oyak Portfoy Yonetimi A.S. Ucuncu GiriSim Sermayesi Yatirim Fonu, which was advised by KP Legal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/15959-yyu-legal-and-kp-legal-advise-on-birlesik-odeme-s-sale-to-oyak-portfoy
10-Feb Ukraine Vasil Kisil & Partners Vasil Kisil & Partners advised the KDD Group and Kovalska on a project to build the NUVO Business Park. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/15956-vasil-kisil-partners-advises-kdd-group-and-kovalska-on-construction-of-nuvo-business-park
10-Feb Ukraine Avellum Avellum helped Samoran Investments Limited, a company affiliated with Yakov Gribov, a beneficiary of the Nemiroff Group, obtain approval from the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine for the acquisition of shares in Rostok Agroinvest Limited. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/15958-avellum-helps-samoran-investments-limited-obtain-merger-control-clearance-for-acquisition-of-rostok-agroinvest-limited
11-Feb Austria Cerha Hempel Cerha Hempel advised the RHI Magnesita Group on the sale of its participation in RHI Normag AS and Premier Periclase Ltd to Callista Private Equity. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/15971-cerha-hempel-advises-rhi-magnesita-group-on-sale-of-rhi-normag-and-premier-periclase-to-callista
11-Feb Estonia Cobalt Cobalt advised the shareholders of Kids Network Television OU, including its management, on the sale of the business to MM Grupp OU. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/15970-cobalt-advises-on-sale-of-kids-network-television-to-mm-grupp
11-Feb Latvia Kirkland & Ellis; Sorainen Sorainen, working with Kirkland & Ellis, advised AE Industrial Partners on its acquisition of UAV Factory. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/15968-sorainen-helps-ae-industrial-partners-acquire-uav-factory-in-latvia
11-Feb Latvia Walless Walless advised Lumi Retail Property Fund on its acquisition of the Juglas Centrs shopping center in Riga from RCH Management. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/15967-walless-helps-lumi-capital-acquire-riga-shopping-center
11-Feb Poland Brzozowska & Barwinska Brzozowska & Barwinska advised the Cogitare Group on its internal corporate restructuring. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15965-brzozowska-barwinska-advises-cogito-group-on-internal-restructuring
11-Feb Romania Schoenherr Schoenherr advised Agricover on the issuance of EUR 40 million in corporate bonds and on their admission to trading on the regulated market of the Bucharest Stock Exchange. EUR 40 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/15969-schoenherr-advises-agricover-on-corporate-bond-issuance
12-Feb Czech Republic Havel & Partners Havel & Partners advised entrepreneur Jaroslav Rudolf on the sale of Salvator Strechy s.r.o., a specialized roofing material company, to an unidentified construction material company. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/15977-havel-partners-advises-jaroslav-rudolf-on-sale-of-salvator-strechy
12-Feb Czech Republic CMS; Havel & Partners; Linklaters; PRK Partners CMS advised AnaCap Financial Partners on its sale of the Equa Bank to Raiffeisen Bank International, acting through its Czech subsidiary. Havel & Partners and Linklaters advised the buyer on the deal, and PRK Partners advised Equa Bank and its management. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/15980-cms-and-havel-partners-advise-on-anacap-s-sale-of-equa-bank-to-raiffeisen
12-Feb Estonia TGS Baltic TGS Baltic successfully represented entrepreneur Toomas Tamm, the former owner of Kivioli Keemiatoostus, in a dispute involving a guarantee issued by OU AP-Terminaal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/15983-tgs-baltic-successful-for-toomas-tamm-in-dispute-over-guarantee-issued-by-ap-terminaal
12-Feb Latvia Walless Walless advised the shareholders of SIA R&D Apdrosinasanas Brokers on the sale of a 60% stake in the company and its associated company SIA RD AB to Czech insurance service provider Renomia a.s. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/15979-walless-helps-r-d-apdrosinasanas-brokers-attract-investment-from-renomia
12-Feb Russia Kachkin & Partners Kachkin & Partners successfully represented Anton Vladimirovich Novikov, a former top manager and a JSC Mostostroy No. 6 board of directors member, in a dispute. RUB 7 billion ceelegalmatters.com/russia/15975-kachkin-partners-successful-for-former-jsc-mostostroy-no-6-ceo-in-subsidiary-liability-dispute
12-Feb Ukraine Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko successfully represented Zhejiang Baokang Wheel Manufacture Co., Ltd. in an anti-dumping investigation related to imports into Ukraine of aluminum wheel disks originating in China and Russia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/15976-sayenko-kharenko-represents-zhejiang-baokang-wheel-manufacture-in-anti-dumping-investigation
15-Feb Austria Graf & Pitkowitz Graf & Pitkowitz advised Germany's Hubert Burda Media group on its acquisition of digital brands Netdoktor.at and Netdoktor.ch from Vienna-based Netdoktor.at GmbH. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/15989-graf-pitkowitz-advises-hubert-burda-media-on-acquisition-of-netdoktor-s-digital-brands
15-Feb Czech Republic; Romania Dentons Dentons advised automotive supplier Brandl Industries on the sale of its operating subsidiaries in the Czech Republic and Romania and its German management service company to International Alexander Holding. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/15984-dentons-advises-brandl-industries-on-sale-of-czech-and-romanian-subsidiaries
15-Feb Poland Bird & Bird Bird & Bird advised DP Poland on its acquisition of the Polish pizza restaurant Dominium. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15990-bird-bird-advises-on-dp-poland-s-reverse-takeover-of-dominium
15-Feb Poland Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig helped Agora S.A. appeal against adecision of the President of the Polish Office of Competition and Consumer Protection prohibiting the company from taking control over Eurozet Sp. z o.o. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15985-greenberg-traurig-assists-agora-in-appeal-of-decision-prohibiting-takeover-of-eurozet
15-Feb Poland B2RLaw B2RLaw advised the owners of digital product development studio Polidea on the sale of the studio to Snowflake, an American cloud-based data-warehousing company. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/15986-b2rlaw-advises-polidea-on-sale-to-snowflake
15-Feb Turkey BTS & Partners; Kavlak BTS & Partners advised Twozero Ventures on its USD 1 million investment in Pubinno. Kavlak advised Pubinno on the deal. USD 1 million ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/15987-bts-partners-and-kavlak-advise-on-twozero-ventures-investment-in-pubinno
16-Feb Austria BPV Huegel; EY Law; Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners; Pelzmann Gall Gross BPV Huegel advised the Irish Zeus Packaging Group on the acquisition of Austrian-based food packaging company Petruzalek from Italian investment holding company Italmobiliare. Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners and Pelzmann Gall Gross — the Austrian office of EY Law — advised the sellers on the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/16001-bpv-huegel-and-pelzmann-gall-gross-advise-on-zeus-packaging-group-s-acquisition-of-petruzalek
16-Feb Belarus Dentons; Kirkland & Ellis; Stelios Americanos Dentons and Cyprus-based Stelios Americanos advised Zubr Capital on the sale by it and the EBRD of Targetprocess to tech business management solutions provider Apptio. Kirkland & Ellis advised Apptio on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/belarus/16003-dentons-advises-on-zubr-capital-and-ebrd-s-exit-from-targetprocess
16-Feb Czech Republic Kinstellar Kinstellar helped the Czech Banking Credit Bureau with an audit of its personal data processing activities, which the bureau was carrying out as the data processor of the Client Information Bank Register. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16009-kinstellar-conducts-gdpr-audit-for-czech-banking-credit-bureau
16-Feb Greece Zepos & Yannopoulos Zepos & Yannopoulos advised the Intrum Group on its acquisition made as part of joint venture with the EBRD of an unsecured non-performing exposure portfolio originated by Piraeus Bank, consisting of approximately 53,000 loans with total legal claims of about EUR 1.7 billion and a gross book value of EUR 0.7 billion. EUR 700 Million ceelegalmatters.com/greece/16000-zepos-yannopoulos-advises-intrum-group-on-acquisition-of-massive-npe-portfolio
16-Feb Latvia TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised real estate company AS Retail Mezaparks on the EUR 2 million sale of a 10,190 square meter property to SIA Plesko Real Estate for the construction of a Rimi supermarket in Riga. EUR 2 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/15999-tgs-baltic-advises-as-retail-mezaparks-on-sale-of-land-to-sia-plesko-real-estate
16-Feb Poland Decisive Worldwide Szmigiel Papros Gregorczyk Decisive Szmigiel Papros Gregorczyk advised Enel-Med on the establishment of a new medical center in Warsaw’s Forest Business Park. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16004-decisive-szmigiel-papros-gregorczyk-helps-enel-med-establish-new-medical-center
16-Feb Poland SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised Impexmetal S.A., a Polish enterprise operating mainly on the non-ferrous metals market, on the sale of a former aluminum factory to sustainable technologies company Johnson Matthey. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16002-ssw-pragmatic-solutions-advises-impexmetal-s-a-on-sale-of-former-aluminium-factory-in-konin
16-Feb Poland Radzikowski, Szubielska i Wspolnicy Radzikowski, Szubielska i Wspolnicy successfully represented private individuals Eliza Kubarska and Dawid Kaszlikowski in a dispute with Joanna Onoszsko -- the author of “The Secret Life of Butterflies” -- and the Znak publishing house. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16006-radzikowski-szubielska-i-wspolnicy-successful-for-claimants-in-dispute-over-mountaineering-novel
16-Feb Russia Noerr Noerr advised the Aluminium Rheinfelden Group on the sale of its assets to Russian aluminum manufacturer RUSAL. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/16007-noerr-advises-aluminium-rheinfelden-group-on-sale-of-assets-to-rusal
16-Feb Turkey Kinstellar Kinstellar advised Hungarian medical device manufacturer Medicor on its investment in the construction of an incubator-production facility in Ankara, Turkey. EUR 2 million ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/16008-kinstellar-helps-medicor-invest-in-production-facility-in-turkey
17-Feb Austria Binder Groesswang; Schoenherr Schoenherr advised Linz-based start-up Storyblok on its EUR 7 million Series A financing round. Mubadala Capital, the state investment company of the United Arab Emirates, participated in the current financing round, as did existing investors 3VC and Firstminute Capital, Binder Groesswang advised Mubadala Capital on the deal. EUR 7 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/16014-schoenherr-and-binder-groesswang-advise-on-storyblok-s-series-a-financing-round
17-Feb Czech Republic Glatzova & Co Glatzova & Co. helped Natland Bonds set up a bond program with the maximum nominal value of issued and outstanding bonds of CZK 1 billion. CZK 1 billion ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16025-glatzova-co-helps-natland-bonds-establish-czk-1-billion-bond-program
17-Feb Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania Cobalt Cobalt helped Swedbank with its internal restructuring in the Baltics, as a result of which the bank’s existing subsidiaries in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania will continue under the ownership of the bank’s new subsidiary, Swedbank AB. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/16026-cobalt-helps-swedbank-on-internal-restructuring-in-baltics
17-Feb Hungary CMS CMS advised OTP Group affiliate OTP Mobile, a Hungarian online payment platform, on a FinTech cooperation agreement with Raiffeisen. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/16020-cms-advises-otp-mobile-on-fintech-agreement-with-raiffeisen
17-Feb Lithuania Cobalt; Sorainen Sorainen advised Lithuanian-based UAB Scandagra on the acquisition of a majority stake in Silutes Girnos, a company operating grain storage facilities and related real estate. Cobalt advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16015-sorainen-and-cobalt-advise-on-scandagra-s-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-silutes-girnos
17-Feb Lithuania Gowling WLG; Sorainen Sorainen, working with London-based Gowling WLG, advised Reorg, a provider of financial and legal intelligence, on its acquisition of Aggredium Finance, a specialist in European sub-investment grade credit bond and loan data. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16021-sorainen-advises-reorg-on-acquisition-of-aggredium-finance
17-Feb Poland B2RLaw; Kaczor Klimczyk Puchar Wypior; Kondracki Celej B2RLaw advised FinTech company SMEO on the injection of capital into the company by Finch Capital and Precapital. Kondracki Celej advised Finch Capital and KKPW Kaczor Klimczyk Pucher Wypior advised Precapital on the PLN 21 million investment round. PLN 21 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16013-b2rlaw-and-kondracki-celej-advise-on-smeo-financing-round
17-Feb Poland Gessel Gessel advised Polskie Bank Komorek Macierzystych SA on its acquisition of a minority stake in two companies operating stem cell banks: the Czech Republic's Rodinna Banka Perinatalnich a Mesenchymalnich Bunek and Slovakia's Rodinna Banka Perinatalnych a Mezenniechlnych. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16012-gessel-advises-polskie-bank-komorek-macierzystych
17-Feb Serbia Andrejic & Partners Andrejic & Partners advised German listed company Eyemaxx Real Estate AG on providing collaterals and giving security for a EUR 10 million loan from Bank of China’s Frankfurt branch. EUR 10 million ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/16018-andrejic-partners-advises-eyemaxx-real-estate-on-eur-10-million-loan-from-bank-of-china
17-Feb Serbia Andrejic & Partners Andrejic & Partners advised Eyemaxx International Holding & Consulting, a member of the Eyemaxx Real Estate AG group, on its restructuring in Serbia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/16019-andrejic-partners-advises-eyemaxx-international-holding-consulting-on-organizational-restructuring-in-serbia
17-Feb Turkey Baker Mckenzie (Esin Attorney Partnership); Dentons (BASEAK) The Balcioglu Selcuk Ardiyok Keki Attorney Partnership advised Yildiz Holding A.S. and Gozde Girisim Sermayesi Yatirim Ortakligi A.S. on the sale of their 100% stake in Kumas Manyezit Sanayi A.S., a producer and seller of customized refractory products, to Eregli Demir ve Celik Fabrikalari T.A.S. The Esin Attorney Partnership advised the buyers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/16016-baseak-and-the-esin-attorney-partnership-advise-on-sale-of-kumas-manyezit-sanayi-to-eregli-demir-ve-celik-fabrikalari
17-Feb Ukraine Asters Asters helped Intreprinderea Mixta Zernoff S.R.L., an Eastern European manufacturer of spirits and strong alcoholic beverages, obtain approval from Ukraine's competition authority for its acquisition of Ukrspyrt's assets. UAH 120 milllion ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16017-asters-helps-zernoff-obtain-antimonopoly-approval-for-privatization-of-ukrainian-spirits-industry
17-Feb Ukraine CMS CMS advised a syndicate of banks led by mandated lead arranger ING Bank N.V. in relation to the extension of a pre-export facility for Ukraine’s Kernel Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16022-cms-advises-ing-bank-led-syndicate-of-banks-on-extension-of-usd-300-million-pre-export-facility-to-kernel-group
18-Feb Estonia Sorainen Sorainen advised Finnish state-owned company Vapo on the sale of its Nevel subsidiary to French private investment company Ardian. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16028-sorainen-advises-vapo-on-sale-of-nevel
18-Feb Latvia Glimstedt; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised the shareholders of Mailigen SIA, including private equity fund FlyCap, on the sale of email marketing automation platform company Mailigen SIA to international customer relationship management systems company Pipedrive Ireland Limited. Glimstedt advised Pipedrive Ireland on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/16027-tgs-baltic-advises-on-sale-of-mailigen-sia-to-pipedrive-ireland-limited
18-Feb Poland CMS CMS advised TR Warszawa on the construction of a complex of buildings at Plac Defilad in Warsaw. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16023-cms-advises-tr-warszawa-on-theatre-and-museum-construction-project-in-warsaw
18-Feb Russia Akin Gump; Debevoise Debevoise & Plimpton advised the Ant Group on its agreements with Mail.ru Group, USM, Russian Direct Investment Fund, and MegaFon to create payments and financial services joint ventures. Akin Gump advised Mail.ru on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/16029-debevoise-advises-ant-group-on-forming-joint-ventures-with-mail-ru-group-usm-megafon-and-rdif
19-Feb Bulgaria Zaiwalla & Co Zaiwalla & Co helped Bulgarian gas distributor Overgas Group reach a settlement in a dispute with Russia’s Gazprom. USD 105 million ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/16037-zaiwalla-co-helps-bulgaria-s-overgas-settle-dispute-with-gazprom
19-Feb Czech Republic Allen & Overy Allen & Overy advised the Ball Corporation on its acquisition of land for the planned EUR 170 million construction of a manufacturing plant in the Borske Terasy industrial park in Pilsen. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16036-allen-overy-helps-ball-acquire-land-in-pilsen-for-plant-construction
19-Feb Hungary Act Legal Ban & Karika Act Ban & Karika helped Swiss-based Elpro, a manufacturer of environmental monitoring solutions for the pharmaceutical, life science, biotech, and health care industries, establish its Hungarian office and implement relevant GDPR compliance procedures. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/16033-act-ban-karika-helps-elpro-group-establish-hungarian-office
19-Feb Poland Greenberg Traurig; SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised 7R on its entrance into an agreement with Zabka for the construction of a logistics center in Radzymin, Poland. Greenberg Traurig advised Zabka on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16041-ssw-pragmatic-solutions-and-greenberg-traurig-advise-on-7r-and-zabka-s-construction-project
19-Feb Poland Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka; Watson Farley & Williams Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka and Watson Farley & Williams advised Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale on its EUR 45.5 million bridge financing of a wind farm portfolio in Poland that is being developed by Denmark-based European Energy. EUR 45.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16038-dzp-and-wfw-advise-norddeutsche-landesbank-on-financing-wind-farm-projects-in-poland
19-Feb Poland Balicki Czekanski Gryglewski Lewczuk; WKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski Baehr Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr advised the P. Van de Velde Group on the acquisition of Drukarnia Impresta’s enterprise and production facility. BCGL advised Drukarnia Impresta and its shareholders on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16034-wkb-and-bcgl-advise-on-p-van-de-velde-group-s-acquisition-of-drukarnia-impresta
19-Feb Russia Andrey Gorodissky & Partners Andrey Gorodissky & Partners advised Rose Group on its sale of the Tsvetnoy department store in Moscow to Bonum Capital. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/16040-andrey-gorodissky-partners-advises-rose-group-on-sale-of-tsvetnoy-department-store
22-Feb Poland Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Wardynski & Partners Wardynski & Partners, working with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, is advising the Austrian group Mayr-Melnhof Karton on its acquisition of a paper mill in Kwidzyn, Poland, from International Paper, for almost EUR 670 million, and an additional EUR 33 million for payment of usufruct and operational leasing obligations. EUR 703 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16044-wardynski-partners-advises-mayr-melnhof-karton-on-acquisition-of-polish-paper-mill
22-Feb Romania Buzescu Ca; Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe; Polsinelli Buzescu Ca advised US web search company Algolia on its acquisition of the Romanian subsidiary of AI tech company MorphL AI, which was advised by the US's Polsinelli law firm. _Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe advised Algolia on US law matters. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16043-buzescu-ca-advises-algolia-on-acquisition-of-morphl-ai-s-romanian-subsidiary
22-Feb Russia Capital Legal Services; Castren & Snellman; Eversheds Sutherland Eversheds Sutherland advised the Cherkizovo Group on its acquisition of meat processing company Pit-Product from the Atria Group. Finnish law firm Castren & Snellman and Capital Legal Services from Russia reportedly advised the Atria Group on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/16045-eversheds-sutherland-advises-cherkizovo-group-on-acquisition-of-pit-product
23-Feb Austria Binder Groesswang; PRK Partners PRK Partners, working with Binder Groesswang, helped American restaurant chain Five Guys open its first restaurant in Vienna. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/16067-prk-partners-and-binder-groesswang-help-five-guys-open-in-vienna
23-Feb Croatia Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic & Krka Divjak, Topic, Bahtijarevic & Krka advised Hungarian financial enterprise Bohemian Financing and Topaz Zagreb on the mandatory public offer of shares of Croatian tourist company Hoteli Jadran. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/croatia/16060-dtb-advises-bohemian-financing-and-topaz-zagreb-on-mandatory-public-offering-of-hoteli-jadran-shares
23-Feb Czech Republic Havel & Partners Havel & Partners advised D&FG Sumava I s.r.o. on the development and subsequent sale of three buildings of the Sumavske Strane Project to over 70 individual buyers. CZK 220 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16058-havel-partners-advises-d-fg-sumava-i-on-sale-of-sumavske-strane-residential-project
23-Feb Czech Republic Allen & Overy; Nordbruis Clement Allen & Overy advised W.A.G. Payment Solutions on an unspecified investment in Netherlands-based Last Mile Solutions. Nordbruis Clement advised Last Mile Solutions. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16052-allen-overy-advises-eurowag-on-investment-in-dutch-last-mile-solutions
23-Feb Czech Republic Schoenherr; Tarpan Legal Schoenherr advised Raiffeisen Bank International AG and Raiffeisenbank a.s. on the acquisition of Akcenta CZ a.s., a CEE/SEE provider of FX and payment services to European SMEs and high net worth individuals, from Akcenta Group SE and Milan Lacina. Tarpan Legal advised the sellers on the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16065-schoenherr-advises-raiffeisen-bank-international-ag-and-raiffeisenbank-a-s-on-acquisition-of-akcenta
23-Feb Poland Greenberg Traurig; SKJ Szybkowski Kuzma Jelen Greenberg Traurig advised Polish real estate developer Torus on its sale of the Neon office building in Gdansk to DWS Grundbesitz. SKJ Szybkowski Kuzma Jelen advised the buyer. EUR 80 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16056-greenberg-traurig-and-skj-advise-on-sale-of-neon-building-in-gdansk
23-Feb Poland Rymarz Zdort Rymarz Zdort advised Canada's Northland Power Inc. on the forming of a joint venture with PKN Orlen S.A. involving the preparation, development, and operation of an offshore wind farm with a total capacity of up to 1.2 GW. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16063-rymarz-zdort-advises-northland-power-on-joint-venture-with-pkn-orlen
23-Feb Poland Dentons; Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka advised EnerCap Power Funds on the sale of a 22 MW onshore wind farm in Scieki to Macquarie’s Green Investment Group, which was advised by Dentons. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16066-dzp-advises-enercap-power-funds-on-sale-of-scieki-wind-farm-to-green-investment-group
23-Feb Poland Rymarz Zdort Rymarz Zdort advised PGE on its entrance into a joint venture with Danish energy concern Orsted, involving the development, construction, and operation of the Baltica-3 Wind Power Plant with a capacity of approximately 1 GW and the Baltica-2 Wind Power Plant with a capacity of approximately 1.5 GW. Allen & Overy advised Orsted on the deal. PLN 30 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16064-rymarz-zdort-advises-pge-on-two-wind-farm-projects-in-baltic-sea
23-Feb Poland DWF DWF Poland helped Enter Air obtain PLN 287 million in financing under the Polish Development Fund's Financial Shield Programme for Large Companies. PLN 287 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16053-dwf-helps-enter-air-obtain-financing-from-polish-development-fund
23-Feb Slovakia Dentons; Blumenfeld Legal; Ferro Legal; Law & Trust; Taylor Wessing; Wilson Sonsini Dentons, working with Law & Trust, advised Slovak businessman Ivan Chrenko on the sale of his stake in Exponea to the US-based BloomReach e-commerce digital platform. Ferro Legal and Blumenfeld Legal advised Exponea, and Wilson Sonsini and Taylor Wessing reportedly advised the buyer on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/slovakia/16057-dentons-and-ferro-legal-advise-on-sale-of-exponea-to-bloomreach
23-Feb Slovenia CMS CMS advised BeeIN on its successful participation in a two-phase public tender to obtain access to 5G frequencies organized by the Communications Networks and Services Agency of the Republic of Slovenia. EUR 970,000 ceelegalmatters.com/slovenia/16055-cms-helps-beein-win-tender-for-access-to-5g-frequencies-in-slovenia
23-Feb Ukraine Aequo Aequo helped Ukrainian agro-industrial group Rostok-Holding obtain merger clearance from the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine for the acquisition of Novgorod-Seversky Elevator, Novgorod-Seversky Agrarian Investments, and Demor. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16059-aequo-helps-rostok-holding-obtain-merger-clearance-in-ukraine
24-Feb Austria GSK Stockmann; Hogan Lovells Hogan Lovells advised the HR Group hotel operating company on its acquisition of a hotel portfolio from the Vienna House Group, which was advised by GSK Stockmann. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/16069-hogan-lovells-advises-hr-group-on-acquisition-of-hotel-portfolio-from-vienna-house-group
24-Feb Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen advised Fenner Dunlop, a part of the Michelin Group, on its acquisition of Technobalt Estonia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/16079-sorainen-advises-fenner-dunlop-on-pan-baltic-acquisition-of-technobalt
24-Feb Lithuania Motieka & Audzevicius Motieka & Audzevicius persuaded the Supreme Court of Lithuania to reverse the ruling by the Court of Appeals dismissing the claims by bankrupt Lithuanian national airline company FlyLAL against airBaltic and the Riga International Airport and order the case returned for reconsideration. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16068-motieka-audzevicius-successful-for-flylal-before-supreme-court-of-lithuania
24-Feb Lithuania SPC Legal SPC Legal provided assistance to UAB Caverion Lietuva related to its construction of a production facility for the Thermo Fisher Scientific Baltics expansion. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16070-spc-legal-assists-caverion-lietuva-with-construction-of-thermo-fisher-scientific-baltics-production-facility
24-Feb Poland Dentons; Rymarz Zdort Rymarz Zdort advised the founders of Archicom S.A. on their sale of 66.01% of the share capital and 65.99% of the votes to Echo Investment S.A. Dentons advised Echo on the deal. PLN 425.1 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16077-rymarz-zdort-and-dentons-advise-on-sale-of-controlling-stake-in-archicom-to-echo-investment
24-Feb Poland WKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski Baehr WKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr helped French aerospace company Safran Aircraft Engines SAS and Germany’s MTU Aero Engines AG obtain clearance from the Polish competition authority to form a joint venture. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16075-wkb-helps-safran-aircraft-engines-sas-and-mtu-aero-engines-obtain-joint-venture-clearance
24-Feb Russia Intellectual Capital Russia's Intellectual Capital law firm persuaded the Moscow Arbitrazh Court that a requirement that participants in a Rosatom tender for legal counsel be ranked in Legal500 and Chambers & Partners was illegal and violated Russian competition law. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/16076-intellectual-capital-persuades-court-that-presence-in-law-firm-rankings-should-not-be-prerequisite-for-tender-participation
25-Feb Lithuania Cobalt; Ellex (Valiunas) Cobalt advised the shareholders of AGACAD, a Vilnius-based developer of building information modeling software, on the sale of the company to France’s Arkance. Ellex Valiunas advised the buyer on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16085-cobalt-and-ellex-valiunas-advise-on-sale-of-agacad-to-arkance
25-Feb Poland Dentons; SSW Pragmatic Solutions Dentons advised Stage Capital Management Limited and Mashav Energia on the sale of the Kanin Wind Farm to PKN Orlen. SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised the buyer on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16091-dentons-and-ssw-pragmatic-solutions-advise-on-sale-of-kanin-wind-farm-to-orlen
25-Feb Poland Babiaczyk, Skrocki i Wspolnicy; SMM Legal SMM Legal advised Perfect Eye Optic on its merger with Avenir Medical Poland. Babiaczyk, Skrocki i Wspolnicy advised Avenir Medical. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16092-smm-legal-advises-perfect-eye-optic-on-merger-with-avenir-medical-poland
25-Feb Poland Baker McKenzie; Rymarz Zdort; White & Case White & Case advised Delaware-based developer and publisher of video games Huuuge on its PLN 1.67 billion initial public offering on the regulated market of the Warsaw Stock Exchange. Rymarz Zdort and Baker & McKenzie advised joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners J.P. Morgan AG, Credit Suisse Securities, and Sociedad De Valores S.A., and lead manager Ipopema Securities S.A. PLN 1.67 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16078-white-case-and-rymarz-zdort-advise-on-huuuge-s-ipo-on-warsaw-stock-exchange
25-Feb Poland Clifford Chance; Dentons Clifford Chance advised a syndicate of banks including Santander Bank Polska, BNP Paribas Bank Polska, and PKO Bank Polski on the financing of a portfolio of four wind farm projects and 29 PV projects with a total capacity of 106 MW, belonging to Qair, an independent electricity producer. Dentons advised Qair on the PLN 479 million transaction. PLN 479 Million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16086-clifford-chance-advises-lenders-of-financing-of-wind-and-pv-farm-portfolio-of-qair-polska
25-Feb Turkey Turunc Turunc advised Bogazici Ventures on its USD 500,000 investment in Barakatech. USD 500,000 ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/16090-turunc-advises-bogazici-ventures-on-usd-500-000-investment-in-barakatech
26-Feb Austria Eisenberger & Herzog; KPMG Law E+H advised Australian graphic design platform Canva on the acquisition of all of the shares of Austrian visual AI startup Kaleido AI GmbH. KPMG Law advised Kaleido AI and its founders on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/16096-e-h-and-kpmg-law-advise-on-canva-s-acquisition-of-kaleido-ai
26-Feb Czech Republic Marek Hoskovec; Kocian Solc Balastik Kocian Solc Balastic advised Solitea, which develops business, accounting, and personnel systems, on the acquisition of the IT Services division of Czech company AspectWorks. Solo practitioner Marek Hoskovec advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16097-kocian-solc-balastic-advises-solitea-on-acquisition-of-it-services-division-from-aspectworks
26-Feb Estonia Blessner; Sorainen Sorainen advised Skoda on its agreement to sell six trains to Eesti Liinirongid with an additional option to buy ten more in coming years. Eesti Liinirongid was advised on the procurement process by Blessner. EUR 55.2 Million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16095-sorainen-advises-skoda-on-sale-of-trains-to-eesti-liinirongid
26-Feb Greece Alexiou-Kosmopoulos; Lambadarios Law Firm; Zepos & Yannopoulos Zepos & Yannopoulos advised BrookLane Capital on acquisition financing and a long term financing arrangement with Alpha Bank as part of a broader leveraged buyout deal of Alpha subsidiary Alpha Investment Properties II. AKL and the Lambadarios Law Firm advised the Alpha Bank. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/16102-zepos-yannopoulos-akl-and-lambadarios-advise-on-brooklane-capital-and-alpha-bank-s-lbo-transaction
26-Feb Latvia Cobalt; Ellex (Klavins); Eversheds Sutherland Ellex Klavins advised Duke I S.a.r.l. on the acquisition of 83.14% of the share capital of AS Valmieras Stikla Skiedra from the company’s controlling shareholder group. In addition to the equity transaction, VSS debt was restructured with Duke I S.a r.l becoming the second-largest secured creditor in place of Danske Bank A/S. Eversheds Sutherland advised VSS and Cobalt advised both Danske Bank and AS SEB Banka on their participation in the restructuring process. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/16099-ellex-klavins-eversheds-sutherland-and-cobalt-advise-on-duke-i-s-acquisition-of-major-stake-in-as-valmieras-stikla-skiedra
26-Feb Romania DLA Piper; Kinstellar DLA Piper advised Romanian mobile gaming studio Green Horse Games on an unspecified investment into the company from mobile game developer Miniclip. Kinstellar advised Miniclip on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16094-dla-piper-advises-green-horse-games-on-investment-from-miniclip
26-Feb Russia Morgan Lewis & Bockius Morgan Lewis advised a consortium of investors led by the Russia-China Investment Fund on the establishment and development of the Binnopharm Group pharmaceutical holding. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/16104-morgan-lewis-advises-rcif-on-establishment-of-binnopharm-group
26-Feb Russia Integrites Integrites successfully represented the interests of China-based Foshan Vinmay Stainless Steel Co. Ltd in an anti-dumping investigation related to the import of welded stainless pipes, manufactured in China, into the Eurasian Economic Union. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/16098-integrites-secures-lowest-dumping-margin-for-foshan-vinmay-stainless-steel
26-Feb Ukraine Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko advised the European Fund for Southeast Europe on its provision of a loan to Bank Lviv. EUR 5 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16101-sayenko-kharenko-advises-efse-on-loan-to-bank-lviv
1-Mar Austria; Lithuania; Poland Binder Groesswang; Dentons; Glimstedt Dentons advised Kommunalkredit Austria AG on its provision of a EUR 23 senior term loan to Green Genius in Lithuania. Binder Groesswang and Glimstedt advised Kommunalkredit in Austria and Lithuania, respectively. EUR 23 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/16139-dentons-advises-kommunalkredit-on-eur-23-million-loan-to-green-genius-in-lithuania
1-Mar Czech Republic De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; White & Case White & Case advised CTP B.V. on the latest drawdown of EUR 500 million 0.750% green bonds due 2027 under the Euro Medium Term Note Program, which are admitted to trading on the Global Exchange Market of Euronext Dublin. De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek advised CTP as to Dutch law matter. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16119-white-case-advises-ctp-b-v-on-eur-500-million-green-bond-issuance
1-Mar Greece Zepos & Yannopoulos Zepos & Yannopoulos advised Alpha Bank on Project Galaxy, which the firm describes as "the second largest NPE securitization in Europe." N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/16136-zepos-yannopoulos-advises-alpha-bank-on-project-galaxy
1-Mar Hungary Kapolyi The Kapolyi law firm helped Connecticut-based international brokerage company Interactive Brokers establish its Central European headquarters in Budapest. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/16133-kapolyi-helps-interactive-brokers-establish-budapest-office
1-Mar Poland B2RLaw; Crido Legal; Linklaters B2RLaw and Crido Legal advised Eagle JVCo on its acquisition of a student housing portfolio involving two development sites in Poland. Linklaters also advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16134-b2rlaw-and-crido-legal-advise-on-eagle-jvco-s-student-housing-acquisition
1-Mar Poland Dentons; Linklaters Linklaters advised Cornerstone Partners on a strategic joint venture with the Crestyl Group, a Czech developer of multi-purpose real estate projects. Dentons advised the Crestyl Group on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16121-linklaters-advises-cornerstone-partners-on-jv-with-crestyl-group
1-Mar Serbia Karanovic & Partners; NKO Partners Karanovic & Partners advised precious and base metals explorer Adriatic Metals on the acquisition of the remaining 90% of the shares in Ras Metals from Bulgaria-based Cuprum LTD and an unidentified Serbian individual. NKO Partners advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/16120-karanovic-partners-and-nko-partners-advise-on-adriatic-metals-acquisition-of-ras-metals
2-Mar Greece Zepos & Yannopoulos Zepos & Yannopoulos advised Bain Capital Credit on its acquisition of a non-performing corporate loan portfolio from the National Bank of Greece. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/16137-zepos-yannopoulos-advises-bain-capital-on-acquisition-of-loan-portfolio-from-national-bank-of-greece
2-Mar Poland JDP JDP helped a consortium of Budimex S.A., Tecnicas Reunidas SA, and Mitsubishi Power Europe GmbH settle a dispute with PGE GiEK S.A. involving a contract for the design and construction of a lignite power unit at Elektrownia Turow in Poland. PLN 108 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16144-jdp-helps-builders-reach-settlement-with-pge-giek-in-power-plant-construction-dispute
2-Mar Poland Clifford Chance; Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised Cyfrowy Polsat S.A. and Polkomtel sp. z o.o. on the sale of a 99.99% stake in subsidiary Polkomtel Infrastruktura sp. z o.o., to Cellnex Poland sp. z o.o., a subsidiary of European telecommunications infrastructure operator Cellnex Telecom, which was advised by Clifford Chance. PLN 7 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16143-greenberg-traurig-advises-polsat-group-on-sale-of-telecommunications-infrastructure-to-cellnex-telecom
2-Mar Russia Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; DLA Piper DLA Piper advised Elektrozavod Group, a Russian manufacturer of transformer equipment, on the RUB 30.5 billion sale of a 94.01% stake in JSC Elektrozavod and 100% in LLC Elektrokombinat to LLC Megapolis Invest, a joint venture between Sistema and Sberbank Investments. Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton advised the buyers on the deal. RUB 30.5 billion ceelegalmatters.com/russia/16145-dla-piper-and-cleary-advise-on-sale-of-elektrozavod-and-elektrokombinat-to-sistema-and-sberbank-joint-investments
3-Mar Croatia Marohnic Tomek & Gjoic Marohnic Tomek and Gjoic advised both Day One Capital and Orqa Holding Limited on the former’s EUR 1.3 million investment in the latter. EUR 1.3 million ceelegalmatters.com/croatia/16165-mtg-advises-on-day-one-capital-s-investment-in-orqa-holding-limited
3-Mar Poland Gut & Partners; Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, Gorski SPCG advised Immobiliaria Camins SAU on the sale of Immobiliaria Camins Polska to NOHO Investment. Gut & Partners advised the buyer on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16172-spcg-advises-immobiliaria-camins-on-sale-of-polish-subsidiary-to-noho-investment
3-Mar Poland Baker Tilly Woroszylska Legal Baker Tilly Woroszylska advised EWT Automotive Polska on its acquisition of the Mercedes-Benz trucks sales and repair division in the north-eastern region of Poland from Auto Idea. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16164-baker-tilly-woroszylska-and-tpa-poland-advise-ewt-on-acquisition-of-auto-idea-s-truck-business
3-Mar Romania Firon Bar-Nir Firon Bar-Nir helped the Private School Association and a group of parents with a class action law suit against Romania’s Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education and Research, and several other governmental bodies aimed at having in-person teaching in Romanian schools resumed. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16166-firon-bar-nir-supports-private-school-association-in-demand-that-in-person-schooling-be-resumed
3-Mar Romania Bondoc si Asociatii Bondoc si Asociatii advised Ireland's Tapbury (Management) Limited on the acquisition of a Romanian company that is developing a wind farm project with approximately 60 MW installed capacity on around 150 hectares of land in Dobrogea region. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16152-bondoc-si-asociatii-advises-tapbury-management-limited-on-acquisition-of-romanian-wind-farm-development-company
3-Mar Russia Intellectual Capital Acting on behalf of firm client CD Land Contact LLC, Russia's Intellectual Capital law firm initiated bankruptcy proceedings against Fortes LLC. RUB 5 million ceelegalmatters.com/russia/16168-intellectual-capital-protects-cd-land-contact-s-ip-in-russia
3-Mar Ukraine Avellum Avellum successfully defended the interests of PJSC A/T B.A.T.-Prilucky Tobacco Company — the Ukrainian subsidiary of British American Tobacco — in a dispute with the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine heard by the Northern Commercial Court of Appeal in Kyiv. UAH 448 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16169-avellum-successful-for-british-american-tobacco-in-dispute-with-ukraine-s-antimonopoly-committee
3-Mar Ukraine Avellum Avellum helped Ukrainian supermarket chain Furshet obtain merger control clearance from the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine for the acquisition by the Fozzy Group of control over Furshet’s retail assets. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16153-avellum-helps-furshet-with-ukrainian-merger-control-aspects-of-furshet-s-acquisition-by-fozzy-group
4-Mar Austria Binder Groesswang; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised the owners of the Janus Group, a Vienna-based provider of cleaning services in the hospital sector, on the sale of the company to Germany’s Dussmann Group. Binder Groesswang advised the buyer on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/16188-wolf-theiss-and-binder-groesswang-advise-on-dussmann-s-acquisition-of-janus-group
4-Mar Austria CMS; Taylor Wessing CMS advised US-based thermal management technology developer Modine Manufacturing Company on the sale of its Europe-based air-cooled automotive business to Austria’s Schmid Metall GmbH. Taylor Wessing advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/16171-cms-advises-modine-on-sale-of-automotive-business-to-schmid-metall
4-Mar Czech Republic Glatzova & Co Glatzova & Co helped Winstor Investicni Spolecnost, a manager and administrator of investment funds, get its investment operating license extended by the Central Bank of the Czech Republic. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16177-glatzova-co-helps-winstor-investment-company-extend-operating-license
4-Mar Estonia Ellex (Raidla); Sheridans Ellex Raidla advised the Atomico investment firm on its participation in Katana's USD 11 million series A funding round. EUR 11 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16181-ellex-advises-atomico-on-usd-11-million-series-a-funding-round-to-katana
4-Mar Estonia Rask; Sorainen Sorainen advised BaltCap on its acquisition of Ridango, an Estonia-based provider of public transport services, from LipCap. Rask advised the seller on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16186-sorainen-and-rask-advise-on-baltcap-s-acquisition-of-ridango
44259 Latvia Cobalt Cobalt helped AB Linas Agro Group with its application for approval from the Competition Council of Latvia for its acquisition of the Kauno Grudai group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/16178-cobalt-helps-linas-agro-group-obtain-clearance-in-latvia-for-acquisition-of-kauno-grudai-group
4-Mar Lithuania Cobalt; Sorainen; Walless Sorainen helped 3D model trading platform CGTrader attract USD 9.5 million in a Series B funding round from Mikael Hed, Evli Growth Partners, LVV Group, and Karma Ventures. Walless advised Mikael Hed and Evli Growth Partners and Cobalt advised Karma Ventures on the deal. USD 9.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16187-sorainen-walless-and-cobalt-advise-on-cgtrader-s-usd-9-5-million-series-b-funding-round
4-Mar Poland Clifford Chance; Linklaters Clifford Chance advised Polish public construction company Budimex S.A. on the PLN 1.5 billion sale of its Budimex Nieruchomosci subsidiary to Cornerstone Partners and Crestyl Real Estate. Linklaters advised the buyers on the deal. PLN 1.5 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16184-clifford-chance-and-linklaters-advise-sale-of-budimex-nieruchomosci-to-cornerstone-partners-and-crestyl
4-Mar Poland Clifford Chance; Rymarz Zdort Rymarz Zdort advised WhitePress founders Pawel Strykowski and Tomasz Kwasny and fellow shareholder Grupa Netsprint on the sale of WhitePress to RTB House. Clifford Chance advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16190-rymarz-zdort-and-clifford-chance-advise-on-rtb-house-s-acquisition-of-whitepress
4-Mar Poland Allen & Overy; Studnicki, Pleszka, Cwiakalski, Gorski SPCG advised the shareholders of Obido Sp. z o.o, which runs a service connecting residential developers with potential clients, on the sale of the company to OLX Global B.V. Allen & Overy advised the OLX Group on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16179-spcg-and-allen-overy-advise-on-sale-of-obido-to-olx-group
4-Mar Romania Schoenherr Schoenherr advised Elevator Ventures, the corporate venture capital entity of Raiffeisen Bank International, on its participation in a seed round investment in Romanian fintech start-up Finqware. EUR 500,000 ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16180-schoenherr-advises-elevator-ventures-on-seed-round-investment-in-finqware
4-Mar Romania Kinstellar Kinstellar helped Ontario Power Generation, acting through its Canadian Nuclear Partners subsidiary, enter into a EUR 3.156 million contract to refurbish Reactor 1 of the Cernavoda nuclear power plant from Romania’s S.N. Nuclearelectrica S.A. EUR 3.156 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16189-kinstellar-helps-ontario-power-generation-obtain-nuclear-reactor-refurbishment-contract-in-romania
4-Mar Russia Debevoise Debevoise & Plimpton advised Russian e-commerce platform Ozon Holdings PLC on the issue of USD 750 million senior unsecured bonds due 2026, convertible into American depositary shares, representing ordinary shares of Ozon. USD 750 million ceelegalmatters.com/russia/16176-debevoise-advises-ozon-on-usd-750-million-convertible-bonds-offering
4-Mar Serbia Bojanovic & Partners Bojanovic & Partners successfully represented football player Nemanja Nikolic in CAS arbitration between him and Israeli club Hapoel Tel Aviv. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/16183-bojanovic-partners-successful-for-nemanja-nikolic-in-cas-arbitration-case
4-Mar Serbia; Slovenia Karanovic & Partners (Ketler & Partners) Ketler & Partners, a member firm of Karanovic & Partners, advised ARX Equity Partners on its acquisition of Instrumentation Technologies and Red Pitaya, a handheld electronics lab, from its founders. The sellers were advised by Acuity Advisors. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/16174-ketler-partners-advises-arx-equity-partners-on-acquisition-of-instrumentation-technologies
4-Mar Turkey Gedik & Eraksoy; Paksoy Paksoy advised the Ageas insurance company on its acquisition of a 40% stake in Turkey's AvivaSA life insurance company from British insurance group Aviva, for approximately GBP 122 million. Gedik & Eraksoy advised AvivaSA on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/16173-paksoy-advises-ageas-on-acquisition-of-40-stake-in-avivasa
4-Mar Ukraine Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko successfully represented claimant Ukrainian agricultural holding PJSC MHP at the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, as well as in Ukrainian courts, in connection with the unsuccessful attempt of the unidentified respondent in the case to set aside the ICAC's award. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16175-sayenko-kharenko-successfull-for-mhp
5-Mar Austria Brandl Talos; Herbst Kinsky Brandl Talos advised Btov Partners on its EUR 1 million investment in Vienna-based startup Visplore. Herbst Kinsky advised Visplore on the deal. EUR 1 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/16204-brandl-talos-and-herbst-kinsky-advise-on-btov-s-eur-1-million-investment-in-visplore
5-Mar Bulgaria Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov; Hogan Lovells; Schoenherr Schoenherr advised Germany's Osram GmbH on the sale of its Bulgarian business to the Sanmina Corporation. Hogan Lovells and Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov advised Sanmina on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/16201-schoenherr-and-dgkv-advise-on-osram-s-sale-of-bulgarian-business-to-sanmina
5-Mar Czech Republic Kinstellar; Simkova & Partneri Kinstellar advised EAG on its acquisition of Cebia. Simkova & Partneri advised the unnamed seller on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16207-kinstellar-and-simkova-partneri-advise-on-eag-s-acquisition-of-cebia
5-Mar Estonia Cobalt Cobal advised technology-oriented venture capital fund Earlybird Digital East Fund on its provision of EUR 1.5 million in seed funding into Binalyze, a provider of advanced digital forensics and incident response solutions. EUR 1.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16198-cobalt-advises-earlybird-digital-east-fund-on-investment-in-binalyze
5-Mar Estonia; Lithuania Cobalt; Sorainen Cobalt advised venture capital fund Karma Ventures on its follow-on investment in Vilnius-based CGTrader, which was advised by Sorainen. Evli Growth Partners, Karma Ventures, and LVV Group participated in the round, in which CGTrader raised USD 9.5 million. USD 9.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/16199-cobalt-and-sorainen-advise-on-karma-ventures-follow-on-investment-in-cgtrader
5-Mar Latvia Ellex (Klavins); Lextal (Rasa, Esenvalds, Radzins) Ellex Raidla advised SG Capital Partners Fund I on the acquisition of a 90,000 square meter logistics complex near the Plavinieki and Dreilini districts in Riga by acquiring shares in SIA Beinits and SIA Balt Cargo Solutions from a group of private investors. The sellers were advised by Rasa, Esenvalds, and Radzins. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/16200-ellex-raidla-and-rasa-esenvalds-and-radzins-advise-on-sg-capital-partners-fund-i-s-acquisition-of-logistics-complex-in-riga
5-Mar Moldova; Romania Mitroi, Damian, Serbu & Associates Mitroi, Damian, Serbu & Associates and Ireland's Crowley Millar Solicitors successfully represented Romanian airline Just-Us Air in arbitration with Air Moldova, the largest Moldovan airline. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/16196-mds-legal-successful-for-just-us-air-in-arbitration-with-air-moldova
5-Mar Poland CMS CMS advised PFR Ventures on its investment in private equity funds British Apax Partners, French PAI Partners, and Poland-based Avallon MBO. PLN 340 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16202-cms-advises-pfr-ventures-on-pe-funds-investment
5-Mar Poland Kondracki Celej; Orrick Orrick and Kondracki Celej advised PolSource on its sale to EPAM Systems Inc. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16193-orrick-and-kondracki-celej-advise-epam-systems-on-acquisition-of-polsourt
5-Mar Poland Rymarz Zdort Rymarz Zdort advised BIF IV Europe Holdings Limited, an affiliate of Brookfield Renewable Partners, on an unspecified investment in Polish renewable energy producer Polenergia S.A. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16205-rymarz-zdort-advises-brookfield-on-investment-in-polenergia
5-Mar Romania Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen; Pacuraru, Iliescu, Mazareanu & Associates NNDKP advised Clinica Victoria on the establishment of a partnership with EquiLiant Capital, an investment fund financed by Paval Holding. PIM & Associates advised EquiLiant on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16194-nndkp-helps-clinica-victoria-establish-partnership-with-equiliant-capital
5-Mar Romania Glodeanu & Associates; Nivaro Law Firm Glodeanu & Partners, working with the Nivaro Law Firm, advised Impero Software on the acquisition of Danish-based Netop, which has a presence in Romania through two of its subsidiaries, from Consolidated Holdings A/S. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16197-glodeanu-partners-advises-impero-software-on-acquisition-of-netop
8-Mar Belarus Grata International Grata International advised Multigroup Trade on the acquisition of Brestskoe Pivo, a Belarusian producer of alcoholic beverages. EUR 2.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/belarus/16215-grata-helps-multigroup-trade-acquire-and-restructure-brestskoe-pivo-in-belarus
8-Mar Bulgaria Kinstellar Kinstellar advised the KBC Group N.V. and its Bulgarian subsidiary DZI-Life Insurance EAD on their successful EUR 77.7 million bid for NN’s Bulgarian pension and life insurance businesses. EUR 77.7 million ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/16208-kinstellar-advises-kbc-group-on-acquisition-of-nn-s-pension-and-life-insurance-businesses-in-bugaria
8-Mar Estonia Lextal (Ilaw) Lextal advised the unidentified owners of Raunistal on the sale of the company to Estonian-state-owned renewable energy company Enefit Green. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16217-lextal-advises-raunistal-s-on-sale-of-100-of-shares-to-enefit-green
8-Mar Latvia Ellex (Klavins); Markvarte/Lexchange Ellex Klavins advised the BTA Insurance Company on its acquisition of a residential portfolio in Riga from Rentejas. Markvarte/Lexchange advised the seller on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/16219-ellex-klavins-and-markvarte-lexchange-advise-on-bta-insurance-s-acquisition-of-residential-portfolio-from-rentejas
8-Mar Poland Bendza Barszcz; Sadkowski i Wspolnicy Bendza Barszcz advised Zlota 44 on the sale of a package of apartments in the Zlota 44 residential tower in Warsaw. Sadkowski i Wspolnici advised the unidentified purchaser on the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16213-bendza-barszcz-and-sadkowski-i-wspolnicy-advise-on-sale-of-zlota-44-residential-tower-apartments
8-Mar Poland Mrowiec Fialek & Partners; Rymarz Zdort Rymarz Zdort advised Meliuz S.A. on its unspecified investment in e-commerce platform Picodi.com S.A. Mrowiec Fialek i Wspolnicy advised Picodi.com. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16218-rymarz-zdort-and-mrowiec-fialek-i-wspolnicy-advise-on-meliuz-s-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-picodi
8-Mar Slovakia Bartosik Svaby; Cerha Hempel Cerha Hempel advised CA Immobilien Anlagen AG on the sale of the BBC1 and BBC1Plus office buildings in Bratislava to a fund managed by Wood & Co, which was advised by Bartosik Svaby. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/slovakia/16212-cerha-hempel-and-bartosik-svaby-advise-on-ca-immo-s-sale-of-brata-office-buildings-to-wood-co
8-Mar Turkey Kinstellar Kinstellar advised Turkish technology start-up Dream Games on its generation of a USD 50 million Series A Round investment from lead investor Index Ventures, Balderton Capital, and the Makers Fund. USD 50 million ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/16209-kinstellar-helps-dream-games-generate-usd-50-million-in-series-a-investment
9-Mar Austria Cerha Hempel; Hogan Lovells; Linklaters Cerha Hempel advised payment and transaction services provider Worldline and its Luxembourg-based subsidiary Six Payment Services on the contribution of its merchant services business in Austria to PayOne, a joint venture of the Ingenico Group and Deutscher Sparkassen. Linklaters advised Worldline in Germany and Luxembourg and Hogan Lovells advised Deutsche Sparkassen and PayOne. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/16226-cerha-hempel-advises-worldline-on-transfer-of-merchant-services-business-to-payone
9-Mar Czech Republic CMS; Pierstone; White & Case CMS advised Partech, the EBRD, Quadrille Capital, and the J&T Bank on a EUR 190 million Series B investment in the Rohlik Group. Index Ventures, R2G, and Enern also participated in the investment round. Pierstone advised Index Ventures and White & Case advised the Rohlik Group. EUR 190 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16225-cms-pierstone-and-white-case-advise-on-investment-in-rohlik
9-Mar Estonia TGS Baltic TGS Baltic successfully represented Eesti Post in a proceeding before Estonia’s Competition Authority initiated by direct marketing company Target Master. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16227-tgs-baltic-successful-for-eesti-post-in-competition-proceedings-in-estonia
9-Mar Lithuania Averus; Cobalt Cobalt, working with lead counsel McCann FitzGerald, advised Irish aircraft lessor Genesis on its strategic alliance with Heston Aviation to create Heston Airlines. Averus advised Heston Aviation on the deal, which also included the leasing of a number of A320 aircraft. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16231-cobalt-advises-genesis-on-creation-of-heston-airlines
9-Mar Poland B2RLaw B2RLaw advised Pinova Capital on the acquisition of a majority stake in German software company Raynet GmbH. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16224-b2rlaw-advises-pinova-capital-on-acquisition-of-raynet
9-Mar Poland Rymarz Zdort; Schoenherr Rymarz Zdort advised Allegro Group, an e-commerce platform in Central and Eastern Europe, on its lease of a 36,500 square meter space in the A2 Warsaw Park from Panattoni. Schoenherr advised Panattoni on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16233-rymarz-zdort-advises-allegro-group-on-lease-of-warehouse-space-in-a2-warsaw-park
9-Mar Poland Mrowiec Fialek & Partners; Rymarz Zdort Mrowiec Fialek & Partners advised the shareholders and the management board of Picodi.com on the sale of a majority stake in the company to Meliuz S.A., an investor listed on the Brazilian Stock Exchange. Rymarz Zdort advised Meliuz on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16236-mrowiec-fialek-partners-and-rymarz-zdort-advise-on-majority-stake-sale-in-picodi-com-to-meliuz
9-Mar Poland Clifford Chance Clifford Chance advised the financial creditors involved in the sixth and final stage of Polimex Mostostal's financial restructuring. PLN 2 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16223-clifford-chance-advises-financial-creditors-on-last-stage-of-polimex-mostostal-restructuring
9-Mar Serbia Advokatfirmaet Selmer; Karanovic & Partners Karanovic & Partners, working with Advokatfirmaet Selmer, advised the Fortaco Group on its acquisition of marine industry supplier Rapp Zastava. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/16230-karanovic-partners-advises-fortaco-group-on-acquisition-of-rapp-zastava-in-serbia
9-Mar Ukraine KPD Consulting KPD Consulting successfully defended PJSC Complex Lybidsky against an attempt to unlawfully seize its Loftpark auto center in Kyiv by Mokra Sprava. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16237-kpd-consulting-prevents-unlawful-seizure-of-complex-lybidsky-s-auto-center-in-kyiv
9-Mar Ukraine Latham & Watkins; Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko, working with lead counsel Latham & Watkins, successfully represented the State of Ukraine in a USD 6.1 billion investment treaty arbitration at the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce against Littop Enterprises Limited, Bridgemont Ventures Limited, and Bordo Management Limited, the minority shareholders of Ukraine’s oil and gas producer PJSC Ukrnafta. USD 6.1 billion ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16232-sayenko-kharenko-successful-for-ukraine-in-usd-6-1-billion-energy-investment-dispute
10-Mar Austria Schoenherr; Wolf Theiss Schoenherr advised joint lead managers DekaBank, DZ Bank, Erste Group, Raiffeisen Bank International, and UniCredit on the successful issue of covered notes by Raiffeisenlandesbank Vorarlberg Waren-und Revisionsverband registrierte Genossenschaft mit beschrankter Haftung. Wolf Theiss advised Raiffeisenlandesbank Vorarlberg on the issue. EUR 300 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/16241-schoenherr-and-wolf-theiss-advise-on-raiffeisenlandesbank-vorarlberg-s-eur-300-million-mortgage-covered-notes-issuance
10-Mar Estonia Eversheds Sutherland Eversheds Sutherland helped IPF Digital AS obtain an e-money institution authorization, which allows it to issue e-money and provide payment services. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16240-eversheds-sutherland-helps-ipf-digital-obtain-e-money-institution-authorization
10-Mar Hungary Provaris Provaris advised Hackrate on the development of an "ethical hacking services" offer for clients. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/16249-provaris-helps-hackrate-develop-ethical-hacking-program
10-Mar Latvia Walless Walless helped SIA Depo DIY with a property insurance claim regarding a fire in one of its stores. EUR 5.8 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/16242-walless-helps-depo-diy-secure-insurance-payment
10-Mar Poland CMS CMS has been advising IIAC, the operator of Seoul's Incheon Airport, on its successful bid to become the strategic advisor to Centralny Port Komunikacyjny sp. z o.o., the operator of the Solidarity Transport Hub Poland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16238-cms-advises-iiac-on-strategic-advisory-to-solidarity-transport-hub-poland
10-Mar Poland Clifford Chance Clifford Chance advised Pekao Bank Hipoteczny on the update of its covered bonds program and on a PLN 250 million issuance under that program. PLN 250 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16239-clifford-chance-advises-pekao-bank-hipoteczny-on-pln-250-million-covered-bonds-issue
10-Mar Poland CMS; White & Case White & Case advised a syndicate of Polish and international financial institutions on the closing of the more-than-PLN 5 billion financing of Grupa Azoty Polyolefins S.A.'s Police Polymers project. CMS advised Grupa Azoty on the deal. PLN 5 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16234-white-case-and-cms-advise-on-pln-5-billion-financing-of-polimery-police-project
10-Mar Romania Cozmaciuc, Puiu & Asociatii; Kinstellar Kinstellar advised VGP on its acquisition of a 250,000-square-meter plot of land from Willbrook. Cozmaciuc, Puiu & Asociatii advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16244-kinstellar-advises-vgp-on-acquisition-of-land-near-bucharest
10-Mar Russia Dentons; Stepanovski Papakul And Partners Dentons advised Sberbank on its acquisition of Yo-Engineering, the Russian developer of the Yo-mobile hybrid electric car, from Belarus-based KG Impex. Dentons was supported on Belarusian aspects of the deal by Stepanovski Papakul and Partners. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/16235-dentons-advises-sberbank-on-acquisition-of-yo-engineering-in-russia
10-Mar Turkey Caliskan Okkan Toker; Eversheds Sutherland; Paksoy Paksoy, working with Eversheds Sutherland as global counsel, advised Siniora Food Industries Company PLC, a Jordan-originating multinational food company, on its acquisition of a 77% stake of Polonez - Trakya Et ve Sut Urunleri San. ve Tic. A.S., a Turkish processed meat products company. Caliskan Okkan Toker advised the selling Akkas Family members. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/16211-paksoy-and-caliskan-okkan-toker-advise-on-siniora-s-acquisition-of-polonez
11-Mar Croatia Deloitte Legal (Krehic & Partners); Vukmir & Associates Krehic & Partners in cooperation with Deloitte Legal helped OMV-Indoil form a strategic partnership with AVK International through the sale of shares. Vukmir & Associates advised AVK International on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/croatia/16259-krehic-partners-helps-omv-indoil-form-partnership-with-avk-international
11-Mar Czech Republic Kinstellar; Linklaters; Uria Menendez; Weil, Gotshal & Manges Kinstellar’s Prague office, working with Linklaters, successfully advised the Carlyle Group on the sale of the majority stake in Logoplaste to the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board. Weil, Gotshal & Manges and Uria Menendez advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16253-kinstellar-advises-carlyle-group-on-sale-of-majority-stake-in-logoplaste
11-Mar Estonia Sorainen Sorainen advised Japanese trading and investment business conglomerate Marubeni on an unspecified investment in Estonian energy storage technology developer Skeleton Technologies. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16257-sorainen-advises-marubeni-on-investment-in-estonia-s-skeleton-technologies
11-Mar Estonia Sorainen Sorainen helped Bolt obtain a EUR 20 million investment from the International Finance Corporation. EUR 20 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16258-sorainen-helps-bolt-obtain-eur-20-million-investment-from-ifc
11-Mar Hungary Act Legal Ban & Karika Act Ban & Karika is advising Peri Kft, a Hungarian construction company with a net sales revenue of over HUF 6 billion, on a variety of legal matters. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/16252-act-ban-karika-assists-peri-kft-on-various-legal-matters
11-Mar Poland Rymarz Zdort Rymarz Zdort advised European Logistics Investment on its acquisition of land for the development of a 37,000-square-meter warehouse complex in Krakow, Poland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16256-rymarz-zdort-advises-european-logistics-investment-on-development-of-logistics-center-in-krakow
11-Mar Russia Dentons; Mayer Brown Dentons advised GEM Capital Holdings on its all-cash offer for the entire issued and to-be-issued ordinary share capital of Volga Gas. Mayer Brown advised the issuer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/16254-dentons-advises-gem-capital-on-takeover-of-volga-gas
11-Mar Russia Dentons Dentons advised the Puratos Group on its acquisition of Rushleb Research, a Russian manufacturer of biotechnological products for the baking industry. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/16255-dentons-advises-puratos-group-on-acquisition-of-rushleb
12-Mar Czech Republic Kinstellar; White & Case Kinstellar advised Czech sporting goods retail chain Sportisimo on its lease of a warehouse in Ostrava from Contera. White & Case reportedly advised the lessor on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16273-kinstellar-helps-sportisimo-lease-logistics-center-in-ostrava
12-Mar Czech Republic Havel & Partners; Rakovsky & Partners Havel & Partners advised Moravia Containers on its acquisition of Contimade. Rakovsky & Partners advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16267-havel-partners-advise-moravia-containers-on-acquisition-of-contimade
12-Mar Czech Republic; Slovakia Havel & Partners Havel & Partners advised Gi International on its acquisition of Work Service Czech and Work Service Slovakia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/16278-havel-partners-advises-gi-international-on-acquisition-of-work-service-in-czech-republic-and-slovakia
12-Mar Estonia Ellex (Raidla); Sorainen Sorainen advised Mehilainen, a healthcare and social services provider in Finland, on the acquisition of occupational healthcare provider Qvalitas Arstikeskus and dental care chain Unimed Grupp from BaltCap. Ellex Raidla advised BaltCap on the deal, which remains contingent on regulatory approval. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16271-sorainen-and-ellex-raidla-advise-on-mehilainen-s-acquisition-of-qvalitas-arstikeskus-and-unimed-grupp-from-baltcap
12-Mar Estonia Sorainen Sorainen helped to establish the Green Tiger Foundation in Estonia, a collaboration platform designed to boost environmental awareness and create a basis for a green economy. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16270-sorainen-helps-establish-green-tiger-foundation
12-Mar Hungary Lakatos, Koves & Partners Lakatos Koves & Partners advised European logistics and semi-industrial real estate developer VGP on the construction of the new VGP Park Gyor Beta, in Gyor, Hungary. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/16280-lakatos-koves-partners-advises-vgp-on-park-construction-in-hungary
12-Mar Lithuania Cobalt Cobalt helped US-based Sezzle Inc. obtain an electronic money institution license from the Bank of Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16274-cobalt-helps-sezzle-obtain-electronic-money-institution-license-in-lithuania
12-Mar Poland B2RLaw; Linklaters Linklaters advised Czech investor Investika Realitni Fond, OPF on the acquisition of the Szyperska Office Center in Poznan from Wechta Nieruchomosci sp. z o.o., which was advised by B2RLaw. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16281-linklaters-and-b2rlaw-advise-on-investika-realitni-fond-s-acquisition-of-poznan-office-center
12-Mar Poland DZP Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka DZP advised Portuguese bicycle manufacturer RTE on a agreement with Dekpol S.A. and Dekpol Budownictwo sp. z o.o. for the construction of a bicycle production facility. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16283-dzp-advises-rte-poland-on-bicycles-production-facility-construction-for-decathlon-chain
12-Mar Poland DLA Piper; Gide Loyrette Nouel DLA Piper advised Zabka Polska, a portfolio company of CVC Capital Partners, on the acquisition of Maczfit Foods, a dietary catering company based in Poland, from Resource Partners. Gide Loyrette Nouel advised Resource Partners and entrepreneur Maciej Lubiak on the sale. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16268-dla-piper-advises-zabka-polska-on-acquisition-of-maczfit-foods
12-Mar Poland Clifford Chance; White & Case White & Case advised Mid Europa Partners on the financing of its acquisition of Sage sp. z o.o. from the Sage Group. The syndicated loan for the acquisition was granted by a consortium consisting of Bank Polska Kasa Opieki S.A., BNP Paribas Bank Polska S.A., and Santander Bank Polska S.A. Clifford Chance advised the banks on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16266-white-case-advises-mid-europa-partners-on-financing-for-acquisition-of-sage
12-Mar Poland Balicki Czekanski Gryglewski Lewczuk; Brzozowska & Barwinska BCGL advised Bank Pekao on its provision of an unspecified investment and a revolving loan to the Genexo pharmaceutical company. Brzozowska & Barwinska advised the borrower on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16272-bcgl-advises-bank-pekao-on-provision-of-investment-and-revolving-loan-to-genexo
12-Mar Romania Bondoc si Asociatii Bondoc si Asociatii advised Solarealize SA, a Portuguese independent renewables company, on a development/partnership agreement with a Romanian company experienced in solar projects to develop a targeted 43.5 MW initial project. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16282-bondoc-si-asociatii-advises-solarealize-on-partnership-for-development-of-solar-projects-in-romania
12-Mar Russia Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners helped the Samolet Group register the trademark of the group’s brand with Russia’s Federal Service for Intellectual Property. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/16276-epam-helps-samolet-group-secure-trademark-recognition-in-russia
12-Mar Russia Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners advised Russian retailer Lenta on its re-domiciliation from Cyprus to Russia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/16275-epam-advises-lenta-on-re-domiciliation-process-in-russia
12-Mar Serbia NKO Partners; Zdravkovic & Partners NKO Partners advised CTP on the acquisition of 27.5 hectares of land close to Belgrade's city center from the Roaming Group and Robne Kuce Beograd. Zdravkovic & Partners advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/16287-nko-partners-advises-ctp-on-acquisition-of-land-in-serbia
12-Mar Turkey Turunc Turunc advised Wellbees on its angel funding round. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/16286-turunc-helps-wellbees-with-angel-funding-round
12-Mar Turkey BTS & Partners BTS & Partners advised Midas, a Turkish commission-free trading platform, on its receipt of an unspecified investment from Deniz Ventures, backed by Deniz Bank. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/16269-bts-partners-advises-midas-on-receiving-investment-from-deniz-ventures
15-Mar Estonia Ellex (Raidla); LLH Law Ellex Raidla advised Estonia's Elektrilevi on its acquisition of the Imatra Elekter energy services provider from Imatran Seudun Sahko. Finland's LLH Law advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16288-ellex-raidla-advises-elektrilevi-on-acquisition-of-imatra-elekter
15-Mar Latvia Vilgerts Vilgerts successfully represented the interests of Rigas Piena Kombinats, which operates under the Food Union brand, in a dispute over the trademark for the specific tone of orange used for its curd snacks product. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/16289-vilgerts-successful-for-food-union-in-trademark-dispute
16-Mar Bulgaria Dimitrov & Partners; Kambourov & Partners; Schoenherr Schoenherr and Kambourov & Partners advised the United Group on the acquisition of Sofia's Net1 telecom operator. Schoenherr also advised the United Group on the acquisition of Digital Cable Television, a telecommunications operator in the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv, operating under the brand name N3. Dimitrov & Partners advised the sellers of N3. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/16294-schoenherr-and-kambourov-partners-advise-on-united-group-acquisition-of-bulgarian-telecom-operators
16-Mar Bulgaria Gianni Origoni Grippo Cappelli; Spasov & Bratanov; Tsvetkova Bebov Komarevski Tsvetkova Bebov Komarevski and Gianni & Origoni advised Alperia S.p.A., Dolomiti Energia Holding, and Finest S.p.A. on the sale of PVB Power Bulgaria AD and five hydropower plants along the Iskar River in Bulgaria to French renewable energy independent power producer Akuo Energy. Spasov & Bratanov advised Akuo Energy on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/16293-tsvetkova-bebov-komarevski-and-spasov-bratanov-advise-on-sale-of-5-hydropower-plants-to-akuo-energy
16-Mar Czech Republic Havel & Partners Havel & Partners advised Dentamed CZ on its acquisition of Medema. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16298-havel-partners-advises-dentamed-on-acquisition-of-medema
16-Mar Greece Dracopoulos & Vassalakis; Your Legal Partners Dracopoulos and Vassalakis, working with Your Legal Partners, advised Greece’s Piraeus Bank on its sale of 30% of the mezzanine notes of its securitized Vega non-performing loans to Intrum AB. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/16302-dracopoulos-and-vassalakis-and-ylp-advise-piraeus-bank-on-sale-of-vega-npl-portfolio
16-Mar Greece KLC; Lambadarios Law Firm; Seissoglou & Nicolaidis The KLC Law Firm advised National Energy on its acquisition of a 70 megawatt portfolio of wind and solar parks in Greece from the IBG Hellenic Fund III and minority shareholders. The Piraeus Bank provided financing for the acquisition. Seissoglou & Nicolaidis advised the sellers and the Lambadarios Law Firm advised the bank. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/16305-klc-seissoglou-nicolaidis-and-lambadarios-advise-on-national-energy-s-acquisition-of-renewables-portfolio-in-greece
16-Mar Latvia Cobalt Cobalt advised Austrian railway and infrastructure constructor Swietelsky AG on its successful bid for a EUR 237 million contract to build the Rail Baltica station and related infrastructure at the Riga International Airport. The contract was awarded in a public procurement procedure by Eiropas Dzelzcela linijas SIA, the implementing body of the Rail Baltica project in Latvia. EUR 237 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/16303-cobalt-advises-swietelsky-on-construction-of-rail-baltica-station-at-riga-airport
16-Mar Poland Dentons; Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised Tritax EuroBox on the sale of a warehouse in the Polish logistics hub of Strykow, near Lodz, to Savills Investment Management. Dentons advised the buyer on the deal. EUR 65.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16299-greenberg-traurig-and-dentons-advise-on-tritax-eurobox-s-sale-of-warehouse-to-savills-investment-management
16-Mar Poland Gide Loyrette Nouel Gide Loyrette Nouel advised Polish electricity distributor Tauron Polska Energia S.A. on its establishment of a hybrid bond issue program. PLN 450 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16297-gide-helps-tauron-polska-energia-establish-hybrid-bond-issue-program
16-Mar Poland Greenberg Traurig; White & Case Greenberg Traurig advised MBank as the manager of the offering in an accelerated bookbuilding process of Mabion’s PLN 130 million newly issued shares. White & Case advised the issuer. PLN 130 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16300-greenberg-traurig-advises-mbank-on-accelerated-bookbuilding-of-mabion-s-shares
16-Mar Romania Radu si Asociatii SPRL; Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii Radu si Asociatii SPRL advised Visionapartments, a Swiss serviced-apartment renting company, on the acquisition of the Majestic Hotel in Bucharest. Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii advised the unidentified sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16295-radu-si-asociatii-and-tuca-zbarcea-asociatii-advise-on-acquisition-of-ramada-majestic-hotel-in-bucharest
16-Mar Turkey Bumin & Varlik; Paksoy Paksoy advised the Orion Innovation Group on its acquisition of NetRD from Netas. Bumin & Varlik advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/16301-paksoy-advises-orion-on-acquisition-of-netrd-from-netas
17-Mar Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania Clifford Chance; Ellex (Klavins); Ellex (Raidla); Ellex (Valiunas); Sorainen Sorainen advised the Fortum energy company on the sale of its district heating business in the Baltics to the Partners Group, acting on behalf of its clients. Ellex advised the Partners Group on the transaction. EUR 800 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/16308-sorainen-and-ellex-advise-on-fortum-s-sale-of-baltics-district-heating-business-to-partners-group
17-Mar Greece Dracopoulos & Vassalakis Dracopoulos and Vassalakis advised Quant on its entrance into a long-term servicing agreement with the Pancreta Bank for a EUR 670 million non-performing corporate and SME loan portfolio. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/16304-dracopoulos-and-vassalakis-advises-quant-on-npl-servicing-agreement-with-pancreta-bank
17-Mar Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen helped KogoPay obtain an electronic money institution license in Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16309-sorainen-helps-kogopay-obtain-electronic-money-institution-license-in-lithuania
17-Mar Poland Allen & Overy; Baker McKenzie; DLA Piper DLA Piper has advised KGAL Investment Management on the acquisition of the Villa Office office building in Warsaw from Echo Investment. Allen & Overy and Baker McKenzie advised Echo Investment on the deal. EUR 86.7 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16313-dla-piper-allen-overy-and-baker-McKenzie-advise-on-kgal-s-acquisition-of-villa-office-in-warsaw-from-echo-investment
17-Mar Poland DLA Piper; Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak DLA Piper advised the founders of the Arhelan retail chain on the sale of a 49% stake to Polish retailer Eurocash, which was advised by Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16311-dla-piper-and-sk-s-advise-on-arhelan-retail-chain-s-sale-of-stake-to-eurocash
17-Mar Poland DLK Legal DLK Legal helped Kardynal & Kardynal obtain a payment initiation and account information services license from the Polish Financial Supervision Authority. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16247-dlk-legal-helps-kardynal-kardynal-obtain-pis-and-ais-license-in-poland
17-Mar Serbia Bojanovic & Partners Bojanovic & Partners successfully challenged the decision by the FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber in the Court of Arbitration for Sport in a dispute between its client, Serbian football player Milos Jokic, and Greece's PAS Lamia football club. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/16314-bojanovic-partners-successful-for-football-player-milos-jokic-against-pas-lamia
18-Mar Austria Baker McKenzie; Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe Baker McKenzie advised EP Power Europe, a.s., a subsidiary of the Czech energy supply company Energeticky a Prumyslovy holding, a.s., on the acquisition of the STEAG Power Minerals Group. Orrick advised the seller, STEAG GmbH. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/16324-baker-McKenzie-advises-ep-power-europe-on-acquisition-of-steag-power-minerals-group
18-Mar Austria Brandl Talos; Sheridans; Shoosmiths Brandl Talos and Sheridans advised the Sportradar Group on its acquisition of UK-based personalized messaging platform operator Fresh Eight. Shoosmiths advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/16336-brandl-talos-advises-sportradar-group-on-acquisition-of-fresh-eight
18-Mar Greece Koutalidis Koutalidis advised Alpha Bank S.A. on its EUR 500 million Tier 2 bond issuance. EUR 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/greece/16325-koutalidis-advises-alpha-bank-on-eur-500-million-tier-2-bond-issuance
18-Mar Greece Kyriakides Georgopoulos Kyriakides Georgopoulos advised US private equity firm Drew International on its acquisition of Flow Water Technologies' drinking water and disinfection business in Cyprus. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/16327-kyriakides-georgopoulos-advises-drew-international-on-acquisition-of-drinking-water-disinfectant-business-of-fwt-in-cyprus
18-Mar Greece Zepos & Yannopoulos Zepos & Yannopoulos advised PPC S.A., the largest generator and supplier of electricity in Greece, on its inaugural international offering of EUR 650 million 3.875% sustainability-linked senior notes due 2026. EUR 650 million ceelegalmatters.com/greece/16328-zepos-yannopoulos-advises-ppc-on-eur-650-million-senior-notes-issuance
18-Mar Latvia Sorainen Sorainen advised Cesu Alus, the largest and oldest brewery in Latvia, which is part of the Olvi Group, Finland’s third largest brewery, on the acquisition of Piebalgas Alus. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/16323-sorainen-advises-cesu-alus-on-acquisition-of-piebalgas-alus
18-Mar North Macedonia; Turkey Debarliev, Dameski & Kelesoska; Paksoy Paksoy advised Migros Ticaret AS on the sale of 99% of its Ramstore Macedonia DOO subsidiary to City Plaza DOO Skopje, which was advised by Debarliev, Dameski & Kelesoska. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/16321-paksoy-advises-migros-on-sale-of-ramstore-macedonia
18-Mar Poland Deloitte Legal; Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak; SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised Polish resin manufacturer Lerg on the acquisition of another Polish resin manufacturer, Ciech Zywice, from the Ciech Group. Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak advised the Ciech Group on the transaction. Deloitte Legal advised Bank Pekao on financing for the deal. PLN 160 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16312-ssw-pragmatic-solutions-and-sk-s-advise-on-lerg-s-acquisition-of-ciech-zywice
18-Mar Poland Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka; Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak; Willkie Farr & Gallagher Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak, working with Willkie Farr & Gallagher, advised the unidentified owners of El-Cab on the sale of a controlling stake in the company to US-based Amphenol. Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16310-sk-s-and-dzp-advise-on-amphenol-s-acquisition-of-el-cab
18-Mar Poland Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak successfully defended Bank Millennium in the Warsaw Court of Appeal. PLN 185 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16334-sk-s-successful-for-bank-millennium-in-dispute-with-first-data-polska
18-Mar Romania Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Incom-Vranco on a merger-by-absorption with Euro Conf Industrial. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16322-pnsa-advises-incom-vranco-on-merger-with-euro-conf-industrial
18-Mar Russia Korelskiy Ischuk Astafiev & Partners Korelskiy Ischuk Astafiev & Partners become the official legal consultant of the International Chess Federation. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/16335-kiap-becomes-legal-advisor-to-international-chess-federation
18-Mar Serbia Karanovic & Partners Karanovic & Partners advised Continental Teves, a German multinational tire manufacturer and supplier, on various state incentives and on the lease of land, lease agreements, construction contracts, and design and project management agreements. EUR 140 million ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/16329-karanovic-partners-advises-continental-teves-on-lease-land-acquisition-and-construction-in-serbia
18-Mar Turkey Akol Law Firm; Cakmak; GKC Partners Cakmak advised Engie on the sale of its shares in energy-sector companies Izgaz, Baymina, and EPG to Palmet Enerji. Garanti BBVA and VakifBank provided acquisition financing to Palmet Enerji. Akol Law advised the buyer and GKC Partners in association with White & Case advised the banks. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/16337-cakmak-gkc-partners-and-akol-law-advise-on-palmet-enerji-s-acquisition-of-izgaz-baymina-and-epg
18-Mar Ukraine Kinstellar Kinstellar is advising Ukrainian road construction company Automagistral-Pivden on the preparation of an unsolicited proposal for the construction of the 300-kilometer Krakovets-Lviv-Brody-Rivne motorway, to be undertaken on a public-private partnership or concession basis in accordance with Ukraine’s new PPP and concession law. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16326-kinstellar-advises-automagistral-pivden-on-preparation-of-proposal-for-krakovets-lviv-brody-rivne-ppp-road-project
18-Mar Ukraine Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko advised DTEK Renewables on its entrance into a contract with wind turbine manufacturer Vestas for the joint implementation of the first phase of DTEK’s Tiligulska wind power project in Ukraine’s Mykolaiv region. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16332-sayenko-kharenko-advises-dtek-renewables-on-construction-of-tiligulska-wind-park
19-Mar Czech Republic CEE Attorneys; Clifford Chance CEE Attorneys advised the RT Torax Group on the acquisition of Nova Karolina Park in Ostrava from the Passerinvest Group. Clifford Chance advised the financing parties, which included Mezzanine Capital through MCI Eta s.r.o., J&T Banka, a.s., and J&T AIF Fund Sicav Plc through its J&T Loan Fund I subfund. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16344-cee-attorneys-and-clifford-chance-advise-on-rt-torax-group-s-acquisition-of-nova-karolina-park-in-ostrava
19-Mar Czech Republic CMS; Schoenherr CMS advised Icelandic asset manager Kaupthing on its sale of a land plot near the D5 highway near Pilsen to German retail chain Lidl. Schoenherr advised Lidl on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16350-cms-and-schoenherr-advise-on-kaupthing-s-sale-of-land-to-lidl
19-Mar Czech Republic; Hungary; Romania; Slovakia Clifford Chance; Kinstellar Kinstellar helped the Business Lease Group B.V. and its CEE subsidiaries obtain a EUR 242 million refinancing loan in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, and Slovakia from a syndicate of ABN Amro Bank N.V., ING Bank N.V., and Cooperatieve Rabobank U.A. Clifford Chance advised the lenders. EUR 242 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/16352-kinstellar-helps-business-lease-group-obtain-eur-242-million-cross-border-loan
19-Mar Hungary Baker McKenzie; Noerr Noerr advised oil and gas company MOL on its acquisition of the Hungarian operating company of Marche. Baker McKenzie advised seller Marche International. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/16351-noerr-advises-mol-on-acquisition-of-marche-hungary
19-Mar Hungary CMS; Jalsovszky Jalsovszky advised Hungarian energy and real estate developer Callis Energetika Zrt. on its sale of an 8,300-square-meters plot to Atenor Hungary. CMS advised the unidentified buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/16353-jalsovszky-and-cms-advise-on-callis-energetika-s-sale-of-land-in-budapest-to-atenor
19-Mar Poland Dentons; Linklaters Linklaters advised Chariot, a group managed by Griffin Real Estate, on the sale of retail parks in the Polish communities of Olsztyn, Opole, Kielce, and Tychy to EPP, which was advised by Dentons. EUR 106 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16345-linklaters-and-dentons-advise-on-chariot-s-eur-106-million-sale-of-four-retail-parks-in-poland
19-Mar Turkey Bezen & Partners; Cakmak Cakmak advised Koc Holding subsidiary Entek Elektrik on the acquisition of the 60 MW Suloglu wind power plant and its O&M services company from STEAG GmbH. Bezen Partners advised STEAG on the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/16343-cakmak-and-bezen-partners-advise-on-entek-elektrik-s-acquisition-of-suloglu-wind-power-plant-from-steag
22-Mar Czech Republic CEE Attorneys; Deloitte Legal CEE Attorneys advised the RT Torax Group on the acquisition of the 6,203-square meter Premium Plaza office building in Karlovy Vary from the UBM Development group, which was advised by Deloitte Legal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16356-cee-attorneys-advises-rt-torax-group-on-acquisition-of-premium-plaza-in-karlovy-vary
22-Mar Czech Republic Eversheds Sutherland; Kinstellar; Mcdermott Will & Emery Eversheds Sutherland advised Dutch investment company H2 Equity Partners on its acquisition of Optegra from Eight Roads. Kinstellar and McDermott Will & Emery advised Eight Roads. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16364-eversheds-sutherland-and-kinstellar-advise-on-h2-equity-partners-acquisition-of-optegra
22-Mar Czech Republic Kocian Solc Balastik; PwC Legal Kocian Solc Balastik advised Solitea on its acquisition of D3Soft. PwC Legal advised the unidentified sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/14547-ksb-and-pwc-legal-advise-on-solitea-s-acquisition-of-d3soft
22-Mar Estonia Ellex (Raidla) Ellex Raidla advised Coop Pank on a public offering of unsecured subordinated bonds. EUR 8 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16358-ellex-raidla-advises-coop-pank-on-bond-issuance
22-Mar Estonia Eversheds Sutherland; Hedman Partners; Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe; Sheridans Orrick and Eversheds Sutherland advised Scoro, a producer of work management software for professional service businesses, on the closing of a USD 16.4 million Series B round led by Kennet Partners. Additional investors include Columbia Lake Partners, Inventure, Livonia Partners, and Tera Ventures. Estonian legal advice to Kennet Partners was provided by Hedman Partners, working with lead counsel Sheridans. USD 16.4 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16354-orrick-hedman-partners-and-eversheds-sutherland-advise-scoro-on-usd-16-million-series-b-round
22-Mar Latvia Vilgerts Vilgerts successfully represented the interests of Balcia in defending its trademark before the European Union Intellectual Property Office against a claim that it was similar to that of another company. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/16361-vilgerts-successful-for-balcia-before-euipo
22-Mar Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Maxima Grupe, which controls the largest food retail group in the Baltics, on structuring a commercial paper program, and on the issuance of EUR 40 million of notes under it. The Luminor bank acted as the sole arranger and book-runner of the offering. EUR 40 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16359-tgs-baltic-advises-maxima-grupe-on-commercial-paper-program-structuring-and-eur-40-million-issuance-of-notes
22-Mar Poland CMS CMS advised Macquarie’s Green Investment Group on a ten-year physical corporate Power Purchase Agreement with the Danone companies in Poland and separately on a route to market physical PPA with Axpo, one of the largest independent off-takers of renewable energy, under which the wind farm will sell the remaining volume of electric energy and receive balancing services from Axpo. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16357-cms-advises-green-investment-group-on-sale-of-res-energy-to-danone-companies-in-poland
22-Mar Slovakia Allen & Overy Allen & Overy advised Epic Games on the acquisition of Capturing Reality from its founders. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/slovakia/16355-allen-overy-advises-epic-games-on-acquisition-of-capturing-reality
23-Mar Austria; Bulgaria; Serbia; Slovenia Schoenherr Schoenherr advised the Liechtenstein Group on an unspecified investment in PV-Invest, a renewable energy company active in Austria and Southern and Southeastern Europe. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/16380-schoenherr-advises-liechtenstein-group-on-investment-in-pv-invest
23-Mar Czech Republic Kocian Solc Balastik Kocian Solc Balastik helped Katarina and Ondrej Vlcek establish the Vlcek Family Foundation, designed to support palliative care for children. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16360-kocian-solc-balastik-helps-establish-vlcek-family-foundation
23-Mar Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania Cobalt Cobalt advised private equity firm Levine Leichtman Capital Partners on the acquisition of the Creditinfo Group in partnership with Creditinfo's founder and management team. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/16370-cobalt-advises-levine-leichtman-capital-partners-on-acquiring-creditinfo
23-Mar Latvia Sorainen Sorainen advised US-based video game developer and publisher TinyBuild on the admission of its shares to trading on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/16379-sorainen-advises-tinybuild-on-admission-of-shares-on-london-stock-exchange
23-Mar Romania Pacuraru, Iliescu, Mazareanu & Associates; RTPR RTPR advised Swedish private equity fund Oresa on its acquisition of the Solo logistics and industrial park in Iasi, Romania, from the Tester Group. Pacuraru, Iliescu, Mazareanu & Associates advised the Tester Group on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16369-rtpr-advises-oresa-on-acquisition-of-logistics-and-industrial-park-in-iasi
23-Mar Russia DLA Piper; Monastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov & Partners DLA Piper 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. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/16372-dla-piper-and-mzs-advise-on-rosatom-subsidiary-s-acquisition-of-stake-in-south-korean-battery-manufacturer
23-Mar Ukraine Ilyashev & Partners Acting on behalf of Swisspan Limited Company, Ilyashev & Partners initiated an anti-dumping investigation into the import of wood chipboard originating both from the Republic of Belarus and the Russian Federation into Ukraine. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16378-ilyashev-partners-initiates-anti-dumping-investigation-regarding-import-to-ukraine-of-wood-chipboard-from-belarus-and-russia
23-Mar Ukraine LCF Law Group LCF Law Group successfully represented the interests of First Ukrainian International Bank in a dispute with PJSC Ukrainian Railways regarding its obligation to repay the debt of SE Donetsk Railway. USD 22 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16373-lcf-law-group-successful-for-first-ukrainian-international-bank-in-demand-for-repayment-from-pjsc-ukrainian-railways
24-Mar Austria Schoenherr; Taylor Wessing Schoenherr 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. EUR 143 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/16394-schoenherr-helps-bitpanda-secure-series-b-investment
24-Mar Bulgaria Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov advised the founders of tech start-up MYX AD on a EUR 350,000 investment in the company by a group led by New Vision 3 Fund KD. EUR 350,000 ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/16381-dgkv-advises-myx-ad-on-receiving-investment-from-new-vision-3-fund-kd
24-Mar Poland Allen & Overy; Dentons Dentons advised South Africa's Fortress REIT on its acquisition of Waimea Logistic Park Bydgoszcz and Waimea Logistic Park Stargard from Griffin Property Finance. Allen & Overy advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16393-dentons-and-allen-overy-advise-on-fortress-reit-s-acquisition-of-two-logistics-parks-in-poland
24-Mar Romania Radu si Asociatii Radu si Asociatii 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. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16383-radu-si-asociatii-advises-s-n-nuclearelectrica-on-take-over-of-uranium-oxide-processing-line
24-Mar Russia Alrud; DLA Piper DLA Piper advised KazanExpress on the acquisition of a 30% stake in the company by 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. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/16384-dla-piper-and-alrud-advise-on-aliexpress-russia-s-investment-in-kazanexpress
24-Mar Russia Dentons; Latham & Watkins Dentons advised Andrey Komarov, the controlling shareholder of PJSC ChelPipe, on the sale of his 86.54% share in the company to PJSC TMK. Latham & Watkins advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/16391-dentons-and-latham-watkins-advise-on-tmk-s-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-chelpipe
24-Mar Turkey CMS (Yalcin Babalioglu Kemahli); Kolcuoglu Demirkan Kocakli Yalcin Babalioglu Kemahli advised Discovery Inc. on its unspecified investment in BluTV, a Turkish provider of subscription video-on-demand services. Kolcuoglu Demirkan Kocakli advised BluTV. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/16390-ybk-and-kdk-advise-on-discovery-inc-s-investment-in-blutv
24-Mar Ukraine Dentons Dentons advised the European Federation of Energy Traders on the enforceability of the EFET General Agreement concerning the delivery and acceptance of natural gas and collateral arrangements. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16382-dentons-advises-european-federation-of-energy-traders-on-enforceability-of-efet-general-agreement
25-Mar Austria Act Legal (WMWP) Act Legal WMWP advised Viennese real estate start-up Wowflow on a EUR 300,000 financing round. EUR 300,000 ceelegalmatters.com/austria/16403-act-legal-wmwp-advises-wowflow-on-eur-300-000-financing-round
25-Mar Bulgaria CMS CMS advised Vier Gas Transport GmbH on its successful participation in a tender for a commercial dispatching center technical consultant for the Interconnection Greece-Bulgaria project and enhancement of the IGB network code. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/16405-cms-advises-vier-gas-transport-in-successful-bid-to-become-consultant-on-interconnection-greece-bulgaria
25-Mar Estonia Njord Njord assisted Estonian Japan Trading Company AS obtain admission to the trading of its shares on Estonia's First North alternative market, operated by Nasdaq Baltic. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16398-njord-advises-estonian-japan-trading-company-on-admission-of-shares-on-nasdaq-baltic-stock-exchange
25-Mar Estonia PwC Legal PwC Legal advised real estate manager and administrator Stell Estonia on the acquisition of competitor Kyyrix. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16401-pwc-legal-advises-stell-estonia-on-acquisition-of-kyyrix
25-Mar Greece Clifford Chance; Simmons & Simmons; Souriadakis Tsibris; Zepos & Yannopoulos Zepos & Yannopoulos and Clifford Chance advised the Piraeus Bank on its entrance into an agreement with Christofferson, Robb & Company for the synthetic securitization of the bank’s EUR 1.4 billion performing SME and corporate loans portfolio. Souriadakis Tsibris and Simmons & Simmons advised CRC. EUR 1.4 billion ceelegalmatters.com/greece/16400-zepos-yannopoulos-and-souriadakis-tsibris-advise-on-securitization-of-piraeus-bank-s-loan-portfolio
25-Mar Latvia Allen & Overy; Clifford Chance; Cobalt Clifford Chance and Cobalt advised joint lead managers Barclays, BNP Paribas, and Credit Agricole CIB on the issue of a ten-year EUR 1.250 billion Eurobond by the Republic of Latvia. Allen & Overy advised the Republic of Latvia on the issuance. EUR 1.25 billion ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/16404-cobalt-advises-joint-lead-managers-on-issue-of-eur-1-250-billion-eurobond-by-republic-of-latvia
25-Mar Poland Gide Loyrette Nouel Gide Loyrette Nouel advised a consortium of banks that included PKO Bank Polski, BNP Paribas, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China’s Poland branch, Bank Pekao, mBank, Bank Millennium, Credit Agricole, Societe Generale, Bank Handlowy, Bank Ochrony Srodowiska, and Intesa Sanpaolo, on its provision of PLN 2.115 billion in financing to the Ciech Group. PLN 2.115 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16402-gide-advises-banks-on-pln-2-billion-loan-to-ciech
25-Mar Poland Grant Thornton; Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak Grant Thornton advised the Biomasa Partner Group on its acquisition of a sawmill in Chociwel, Poland from IKEA Industry. Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16392-grant-thornton-and-sk-s-advise-on-biomasa-partner-group-s-takeover-of-sawmill-from-ikea-industry
26-Mar Austria Schoenherr; Wolf Theiss Schoenherr advised joint lead managers Barclays Bank Ireland Plc, Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, DZ Bank AG Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank, Frankfurt am Main, Erste Group Bank AG, and Raiffeisen Bank International AG on the successful issuance of EUR 500 million 0.875 % senior non-preferred eligible notes 2021-2026 by Volksbank Wien AG. Wolf Theiss advised Volksbank Wien on the issuance. EUR 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/16416-schoenherr-and-wolf-theiss-advise-on-volksbank-wien-note-issuance
26-Mar Czech Republic Dentons Dentons advised Heimstaden Bostad, the third-largest provider of rental housing in Europe, on its EUR 23 million acquisition of Czech real estate development company Daramis's residential-apartments-for-rent portfolio in the Unicity complex in Plzen. EUR 23 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16413-dentons-advises-heimstaden-on-acquisition-of-residential-portfolio-in-plzen
26-Mar Estonia; Turkey BTS & Partners; JPP Law; Turunc Turunc, working with JPP Law, advised Turkish/British digital employee-experience platform Sorwe on financing it received from Estonia-based Startup Wise Guys and Turkey-based TechOne. BTS Partners advised TechOne on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/16414-turunc-and-bts-partners-advise-on-sorwe-financing-from-startup-wise-guys-and-techone
26-Mar Lithuania Motieka & Audzevicius; Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe Motieka & Audzevicius, working with Orrick, Herrington &_Sutcliffe, advised Lithuanian start-up Turing College on its relocation to the United States in order to participate in Silicon Valley's Y Combinator accelerator. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16417-motieka-audzevicius-advises-turing-college-startup-on-participating-in-silicon-valley-accelerator-y-combinator
26-Mar Poland Accreo; Wiercinski Kwiecinski Baehr WKB advised the Orkla Group on its acquisition of the enterprise of Ambasador 92 sp. z o.o. sp.k. Accreo advised Ambasador 92 on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16415-wkb-and-accreo-advise-on-orkla-group-s-acquisition-of-ambasador-92
26-Mar Poland Clifford Chance; White & Case Clifford Chance advised Deutsche Bank and other arrangers on an update of the up-to-EUR 70 billion EMTN program of the State Treasury of the Republic of Poland. White & Case advised the Republic of Poland on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16412-clifford-chance-advises-on-update-of-poland-s-emtn-program
26-Mar Poland CMS; Gide Loyrette Nouel Gide Loyrette Nouel advised Polish real estate developer Yareal on its sale of the Neopark campus complex in Warsaw's Mokotow district to an unspecified French fund managed by Amundi Real Estate. CMS advised Amundi on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16426-gide-and-cms-advise-on-yareal-s-sale-of-neopark-complex
26-Mar Poland White & Case White & Case Warsaw advised mBank S.A. as the arranger on the update of Echo Investment S.A.'s bond issuance program for up-to PLN 1 billion and subsequent PLN 195 million bond issuance. PLN 195 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16427-white-case-advises-mbank-on-echo-investment-bond-issuance
26-Mar Romania Stratulat Albulescu Stratulat Albulescu helped Konig Frankstahl S.R.L. obtain authorization to take over the business line related to metallurgical products belonging to Frankstahl Romania S.A. in a simplified merger control procedure before the Romanian Competition Council. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16418-stratulat-albulescu-helps-konig-frankstahl-with-simplified-merger-control-before-the-romanian-competition-council
26-Mar Turkey Akol Law Firm; GKC Partners; Pekin & Pekin GKC Partners advised a consortium of lenders consisting of Ziraat Bankasi, DenizBank, HalkBank, and Yapi Kredi Bankasi on their USD 1.1 billion financing of the restructuring of Turkey's Besiktas, Fenerbahce, Galatasaray, and Trabzonspor football clubs. Akol Law advised Galatasaray and Pekin & Pekin advised Fenerbahce. USD 1.1 billion ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/16425-gkc-partners-and-akol-law-advise-on-restructuring-of-four-turkish-football-clubs
29-Mar Austria Brandl Talos; Greenberg Traurig; Sheridans Brandl Talos, working with Sheridans, advised Ring International Holding AG on its agreement with PLK Europe GmbH, an affiliate of Restaurant Brands International Inc., to become the UK master franchisee of Popeyes with exclusive rights to the brand in the United Kingdom. Greenberg Traurig's London office advised RBI on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/16435-brandl-talos-advises-ring-international-holding-on-investment-in-popeyes-uk
29-Mar Austria CMS; Dorda Dorda advised the Exeter Property Group on the sale of a logistics center near Vienna to Allianz Real Estate. CMS advised the buyer on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/16436-dorda-and-cms-advise-on-exeter-property-group-s-sale-of-logistics-facility-in-vienna
29-Mar Czech Republic Kocian Solc Balastik; Tarpan Legal Kocian Solc Balastik advised the Heureka Group on the acquisition of Dataweps, a Brno-based technology company engaged in product data analytics and e-shop automation. Dataweps' sellers were advised by Tarpan Legal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16432-ksb-advises-heureka-group-on-acquisition-of-dataweps
29-Mar Estonia Lextal Lextal advised wind energy developer Raunistal on its sale to Eesti Energia subsidiary Enefit Green. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16429-lextal-advises-raunistal-on-sale-to-enefit-green
29-Mar Estonia Lextal Lextal advised TB Grupp OU on the sale of conveyor service, maintenance, and components provider Technobalt Eesti OU and its Latvian and Lithuanian subsidiaries to the Michelin Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16430-lextal-advises-tb-grupp-on-sale-of-technobalt-eesti-to-micheline-group
29-Mar Estonia Nove Nove attorney Veikko Puolakainen successfully represented Estonia's Land Board in the country's Supreme Court. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16442-nove-successful-for-estonia-s-land-board-in-dispute-over-refusal-to-register-cadastral-unit-on-baltic-sea
29-Mar Poland Kondracki Celej Kondracki Celej advised Polish furniture startup Tylko on a EUR 22 million series C investment round which generated investments from Pitango, Evil Growth Partners, TDJ Pitango Ventures, and Experior VC, among others. EUR 22 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16433-kondracki-celej-advises-tylko-on-eur-22-million-series-c-round
29-Mar Romania Biris Goran; Pelipartners PeliPartners advised Alpha Real Estate Services on the sale of three major hotels in downtown Bucharest — Hotel Venetia, Hotel Central, and Hotel Opera — to Zeus International Group. Biris Goran advised Zeus International Group on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16437-pelipartners-and-biris-goran-advise-on-alpha-real-estate-services-sale-of-bucharest-hotels-to-zeus-international
29-Mar Serbia Karanovic & Partners Karanovic & Partners advised MTU Aero Engines, a German aircraft engine manufacturer, on the construction of a new maintenance-repair-and-overhaul-facility in Serbia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/16434-karanovic-partners-advises-mtu-aero-engines-on-construction-of-new-facility-in-serbia
29-Mar Turkey Baspinar & Partners; Dentons (BASEAK); ErsoyBilgehan Balcioglu Selcuk Ardiyok Keki Avukatlik Ortakligi advised Gulf Capital on the sale of its 70% stake in TurkNet lletisim Hizmetleri A.S., an alternative Internet service provider in Turkey, to the members of the Celebiler family and a fund of Re-Pie Portfoy Yonetimi A.S. ErsoyBilgehan advised the Celebiler family on that deal, and on the immediate sale of 40% shares in Turknet to Re-pie. Baspinar & Partners advised Re-Pie on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/16422-baseak-and-ersoybilgehan-advise-on-gulf-capital-s-sale-of-turknet
30-Mar Austria Brandl Talos; DLA Piper; Latham & Watkins; Niederer Kraft Frey; Schellenberg Wittmer Brandl Talos, Latham & Watkins, and Niederer Kraft Frey advised Sportradar Group on the acquisition of sports data and video analytics platform Synergy Sports. The sellers were represented by DLA Piper and Schellenberg Wittmer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/16445-brandl-talos-advises-sportradar-group-on-acquisition-of-synergy-sports
30-Mar Czech Republic BDK Advokati; Dentons; Nauta Dutilh; Savoric & Partners; Schoenherr Schoenherr advised APS on the refinancing of existing indebtedness under CZK 620 million public bonds traded on the Prague Stock Exchange by way of a loan facility from UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, a.s. Dentons advised the banks on the transaction, with Nauta Dutilh acting as local counsel on Luxembourg legal matters. BDK Advokati acted as local legal advisor to UniCredit Bank in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro and Savoric & Partners acted as local legal advisor to UniCredit Bank in Croatia. CZK 620 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16443-schoenherr-bdk-advokati-and-savoric-partners-advise-on-aps-s-refinancing-of-public-bonds-issue
30-Mar Estonia Nove Nove Attorney Veikko Puolakainen successfully represented Estonian bus company AS SEBE in a lawsuit related to the procurement of public buses in Harju County, Estonia, by MTU Pohja-Eesti Uhistranspordikeskus. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16446-nove-successful-for-as-sebe-in-estonian-dispute-over-public-procurement-procedure-for-provision-of-buses
30-Mar Estonia PwC Legal PWC Legal been selected as the legal, business, and tax advisor of the Estonian e-residency program. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16453-pwc-legal-becomes-legal-business-and-tax-advisor-of-estonian-e-residency-program
30-Mar Russia Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners persuaded Russia's antimonopoly agency to approve the partnership between the Gett and CityMobil taxi aggregator services. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/16455-epam-successful-for-gatt-and-citymobil-taxi-services-before-russian-antimonopoly-agency
30-Mar Ukraine Marchenko Partners Marchenko Partners advised the Western NIS Enterprise Fund on the financing of Printing House in Kramatorsk, Ukraine. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16444-marchenko-partners-advises-wnisef-on-support-project-for-eastern-ukraine-social-enterprises
31-Mar Lithuania; Poland Cobalt; Greenberg Traurig; Hogan Lovells; Rymarz Zdort; Slaughter & May; Sorainen; Wiercinski Kwiecinski Baehr Sorainen and Greenberg Traurig advised Allianz SE on its acquisition of life and non-life insurance operations and the pension and asset management business in Poland and Lithuania — including Lithuanian subsidiary Aviva Lithuania — from the Aviva Group. The Aviva Poland business also includes Aviva’s 51% shareholding in life and general insurance joint ventures with Santander: Santander-Aviva Towarzystwo Ubezpieczen Na Zycie S.A. and Santander-Aviva Towarzystwo Ubezpieczen S.A. Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr and Hogan Lovells, working with lead counsel Slaughter and May, advised Aviva on the deal in Poland, and Cobalt advised Aviva in Lithuania. Rymarz Zdort advised Santander. EUR 2.7 billion ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/16460-sorainen-greenberg-traurig-slaughter-and-may-wkb-cobalt-and-rymarz-zdort-advise-on-allianz-s-acquisition-of-aviva-s-operations-in-lithuania-and-poland
31-Mar North Macedonia Karanovic & Partners Karanovic & Partners advised energy company Interenergo and investment firm Trigal on an investment of EUR 40 million for the construction of a 30 MW wind farm in Bogdanci, North Macedonia. EUR 40 million ceelegalmatters.com/macedonia/16461-karanovic-partners-advises-interenergo-and-trigal-on-wind-park-construction-in-north-macedonia
31-Mar Poland Baker McKenzie; Dentons Dentons advised CEE Equity Partners, the investment advisor of the China-CEE Fund I, on the sale by the fund of three onshore wind farms in Poland to Iberdrola. Baker McKenzie advised Iberdrola on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16463-dentons-advises-cee-equity-partners-on-sale-of-three-onshore-wind-farms-to-iberdrola
31-Mar Romania Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen; PeliPartners NNDKP advised Banca Comerciala Romana on its sale of the Bucharest Financial Plaza building to Immofinanz. PeliPartners advised Immofinanz on the deal. EUR 36 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16466-nndkp-and-pelipartners-advise-on-bcr-s-sale-of-bucharest-financial-plaza-to-immofinanz
31-Mar Russia Akin Gump; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom Akin Gump advised Trans-Siberian Gold PLC – the operator of the Asacha gold mine in Kamchatka, Russia – on its GBP 108 million takeover by Horvik Ltd. The buyer was advised by Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. GBP 108 million ceelegalmatters.com/russia/16467-akin-gump-and-skadden-advise-on-horvik-s-gbp-108-million-takeover-of-trans-siberian-gold
31-Mar Russia Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners EPAM successfully represented Magnit in an antimonopoly case against Spar and Magnit involving an alleged cartel conspiracy. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/16465-epam-defends-magnit-against-cartel-conspiracy-claim-in-russia
1-Apr Austria Brandl Talos; Herbst Kinsky; SMP Brandl Talos advised a syndicate of 42CAP, Amino Collective, Push Ventures, Air Street Capital, and VP Venture Partners on their investment in Allcyte. Germany's SMP law firm also advised the 42CAP fund on its participation. Herbst Kinsky advised Allcyte. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/16471-brandl-talos-herbst-kinsky-and-smp-advise-on-allcyte-investment
1-Apr Bulgaria Ashurst; Bar & Karrer; Kambourov & Partners; Latham & Watkins; Nauta Dutilh; Noerr; Shearman & Sterling Kambourov & Partners, Latham & Watkins, Shearman & Sterling, NautaDutilh, Noerr, and Bar & Karrer advised private equity firm Silverfleet Capital on its acquisition of a majority stake in the entity resulting from the recent merger of Bulgarian software company Bulpros and German CRM company ec4u. Financing was provided by Ares, which was represented by Ashurst. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/16468-kambourov-partners-and-schoenherr-advise-on-silverfleet-capital-s-investment-in-bulpros-ec4u-merger
1-Apr Croatia; Slovenia Law Office Mucalo; ODI Law ODI Law advised the MSIN Group on the acquisition by member company EGP of a 75.11% stake in Croatia-based cardboard packaging manufacturer Neograf from Croatian entrepreneur Dusan Boras. The Law Office Mucalo advised Boras. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/16473-odi-law-and-law-office-mucalo-advise-on-msin-group-s-acquisition-of-neograf
1-Apr Czech Republic AK Zizlavsky; Allen & Overy; Dentons; Holland & Knight; Norton Rose Fulbright; White & Case Dentons advised Czech airline Smartwings on its out-of-court restructuring and CZK 2 billion financing from UniCredit Bank, Komercni Banka, Ceskoslovenska Obchodni Banka, and Ceska Sporitelna, which will allow it to continue operating in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. White & Case advised the lenders, and Allen & Overy, Holland & Knight, Norton Rose, and Clifford Chance advised selected lessors on the deal. AK Zizlavsky advised Smartwings on insolvency law aspects. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16478-dentons-allen-overy-white-case-and-zizlavsky-advise-on-smartwings-out-of-court-restructuring-and-czk-2-billion-financing
1-Apr Czech Republic CEE Attorneys CEE Attorneys' Prague office advised the sellers on the acquisition of SIT by the J&T Thein Sicav investment fund. Solo practitioner Veronika Ordnungova advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16470-cee-attorneys-advises-on-sit-sale-to-j-t-thein-sicav
1-Apr Czech Republic White & Case White & Case advised European online grocery business Rohlik Group on the investment of EUR 190 million into the compan by by Partech, Index Ventures, EBRD, J&T Banka, Quadrille Capital, R2G, and Enern. EUR 190 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16475-white-case-advises-rohlik-group-on-eur-190-million-investment-round
1-Apr Czech Republic; Hungary Clifford Chance; PRK Partners; Schoenherr; Szecsenyi & Partners Schoenherr and PRK Partners advised B&B Hotels on the sale of properties in Hungary and the Czech Republic to Primonial REIM. Clifford Chance and Szecsenyi & Partners advised the buyers on the deal, which included a leaseback by B&B Hotels. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/16482-schoenherr-szecsenyi-partners-clifford-chance-and-prk-partners-advise-on-b-b-hotels-sale-to-primonial-reim
1-Apr Hungary Goodwin; Kinstellar Kinstellar, working with the Goodwin law firm, advised the Creandum fund on its EUR 10 million Series A round investment into Hungarian fraud-detection startup SEON Technologies Ltd. EUR 10 million ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/16476-kinstellar-advises-creandum-fund-on-investment-in-seon
1-Apr Poland B2RLaw B2RLaw advised Paine Schwartz Partners on an unspecified investment made by Paine Schwartz Food Chain Fund V in Kynetec. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16469-b2rlaw-advises-paine-schwartz-partners-on-investment-in-kynetec
1-Apr Poland Deloitte Legal; Gide Loyrette Nouel Gide advised Sierra Gorda S.C.M., KGHM Polska Miedz S.A., Sumitomo Metal Mining CO., LTD, and Sumitomo Corporation on a USD 700 million financing from Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego. Sullivan & Cromwell advised Sumitomo Corporation and Sumitomo Metal Mining as well, while Deloitte Legal advised BGK on the deal. USD 700 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16480-gide-and-deloitte-legal-advise-on-sierra-gorda-kghm-polska-miedz-sumitomo-metal-mining-and-sumitomo-corporation-s-financing-from-bgk
1-Apr Poland Gide Loyrette Nouel Gide successfully represented Polish spirits company Wyborowa S.A. in proceedings before the European Intellectual Property Office involving its opposition to the registration of a trademark similar to LUKSUSOWA. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16481-gide-represents-wyborowa-in-opposition-proceedings-before-european-intellectual-property-office
1-Apr Poland Wardynski & Partners Wardynski & Partners advised the Roca Group on Polish aspects of its acquisition of a majority shareholding in the Royo Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16474-wardynski-partners-advises-on-roca-group-s-acquisition-of-majority-shareholding-in-royo-group
1-Apr Romania Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii advised Mol Romania on the expansion of its network of service stations on Romania's A1 and A2 highways. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16479-tuca-zbarcea-asociatii-assists-mol-in-service-station-concession-on-highways-in-romania
1-Apr Ukraine Avellum; Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko had advised Horizon Capital on the sale by its Emerging Europe Growth Fund III, LP of a minority stake in Dobrobut to the company's existing shareholders: Dobrobut Managing Shareholder and CEO Oleg Kalashnikov and Concorde Capital. Avellum advised the shareholders on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16491-sayenko-kharenko-and-avellum-advise-on-buyback-of-dobrobut-shares-from-horizon-capital
2-Apr Albania; Croatia; Hungary; Montenegro; North Macedonia; Serbia; Slovakia; Slovenia Akin Gump; BDK Advokati; Boga & Associates; Bogdanovic Dolicki & Partneri; Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic & Krka; Forgo Damjanovic & Partners; Harrisons; Isailovic & Partners; Kalo & Associates; Lakatos, Koves & Partners; Maric & Co.; Norton Rose Fulbright; Polenak Law Firm; Popovski & Partners; Selih & Partners; Zdolsek Akin Gump, Bogdanovic, Dolicki & Partneri, Maric & Co, Isailovic & Partners, Harrisons, Zdolsek Attorneys at Law, Boga & Associates, Popovski & Partners, and Forgo Damjanovic & Partners advised Croatian conglomerate Fortenova Grupa d.d. on the EUR 615 million sale of its frozen food business to Nomad Foods. Norton Rose Fulbright, Lakatos, Koves & Partners, and five firms from the SEE Legal alliance advised Nomad Foods on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/16504-firms-from-across-see-advise-on-nomad-foods-acquisition-of-fortenova-s-frozen-food-business
2-Apr Austria Binder Groesswang; Kirkland & Ellis; Linklaters Binder Groesswang, working with lead counsel Kirkland & Ellis, advised GTCR and Corza Health on its acquisition of TachoSil Surgical Patch from Takeda, a subsequent merger with Surgical Specialties, and the resulting founding of Corza Medical. Takeda was advised by Linklaters. EUR 350 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/16505-binder-groesswang-kirkland-ellis-and-linklaters-advise-on-takeda-sale-of-tachosil-surgical-patch
2-Apr Bulgaria Boyanov & Co; Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath; Mcdermott Will & Emery; Wolf Theiss Boyanov & Co., working alongside Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath, advised the Concord USA owners on Bulgarian aspects of the sale of company to H.I.G. Capital. McDermott Will & Emery and Wolf Theiss provided U.S. and Bulgarian advice, respectively, to H.I.G. Capital. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/16487-boyanov-co-faegre-drinker-biddle-reath-mcdermott-will-emery-and-wolf-theiss-advise-on-sale-of-concord-usa
2-Apr Czech Republic; Romania Clifford Chance; Karanovic & Partners; Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen; White & Case White & Case, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek , Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen and Karanovic & Partners advised CTP B.V. on its initial public offering and listing of its shares on Euronext Amsterdam. Clifford Chance advised the underwriters. EUR 854.2 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/16493-white-case-de-brauw-blackstone-westbroek-and-nndkp-advise-on-ctp-s-ipo
2-Apr Estonia Cobalt Cobalt advised Respiray on its seed investment round, which included Skype cofounder and DeepMind early investor Jaan Tallinn. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16485-cobalt-advises-on-respiray-seed-investment-round
2-Apr Estonia Ellex (Raidla) Ellex Raidla advised Estonian box bikes manufacturer KP Cyclery on investments into the company by Comodule OU, among others. NA ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16497-ellex-advises-kp-cyclery-on-investment-by-comodule
2-Apr Estonia Pohla & Hallmagi Pohla & Hallmagi successfully represented the interests of LTH-Baas before the Tallinn Administrative Court in a public procurement dispute related to a contract to maintain and repair Estonian military vessels. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16500-pohla-hallmagi-represents-lth-baas-in-public-procurement-dispute
2-Apr Estonia Pohla & Hallmagi Pohla & Hallmagi successfully represented the interests of Elektrilabor before the Estonian Public Procurement Dispute Resolution Board regarding a procurement process run by the Narva City Government City Administration titled “Maintenance works of exterior lighting of Narva city 2021-2022.” N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16503-pohla-hallmagi-represents-elektrilabor-in-public-procurement-dispute
2-Apr Lithuania Fort; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Norway's Moller Real Estate Baltic AS on the sale of Audi and Volkswagen dealership buildings in Vilnius to UAB Eika Real Estate Fund, managed by UAB Eika Asset Management. Fort advised the buyer on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16499-tgs-baltic-and-fort-advise-on-sale-of-audi-and-volkswagen-dealership-buildings-in-vilnius
2-Apr Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen advised the Lewben Art Foundation on a public tender for the lease of premises for an art gallery in Vilnius. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16488-sorainen-advises-lewben-art-foundation-on-public-tender-for-art-gallery-premises
2-Apr Poland Gide Loyrette Nouel Gide and Kubas Kos Galkowski advised PKO Bank Polski on the development of a scheme for the amicable settlement of disputes arising under foreign currency housing loans, as proposed by the Chairman of the Financial Supervision Authority of Poland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16494-gide-advises-pko-bank-polski-on-settlement-scheme-with-foreign-currency-borrowers
2-Apr Ukraine Esquires Ukraine's Esquires Law Firm helped the Translogist Sistem transport and logistics company recover funds that had, according to the firm, been "criminally seized by a sham legal entity in Ukraine." EUR 40,000 ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16484-esquires-helps-translogist-sistem-recover-fraudulently-taken-funds
2-Apr Ukraine Kinstellar Kinstellar is assisting the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development with its review of Ukrainian corporate governance regulations and the related practices of state-owned enterprises, and benchmarking them against the OECD Guidelines on the Corporate Governance of SOEs. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16489-kinstellar-assisting-oecd-with-review-of-ukrainian-corporate-governance-regulations-and-practices
5-Apr Estonia Ellex (Raidla) Ellex Raidla advised Bidrento, a start-up company that develops software simplifying the management of rental real estate, on investment into the company by entrepreneurs Timo Rein and Urmas Purde, among others. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16495-ellex-raidla-advises-bidrento-on-investment-round
5-Apr Estonia Ellex (Raidla) Ellex Raidla advised Estonian metal producer Favor AS on its merger with Finland's LaserComp Oy, its subsidiary Celermec Oy, and the Ojala Group, to form Leden Group Oy, an industrial company for sheet metal products. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16496-ellex-raidla-advises-favor-as-on-merger-with-three-finnish-companies-to-form-leden-group-oy
5-Apr Estonia Pohla & Hallmagi Pohla & Hallmagi successfully represented the interests of Scania before the Estonian Public Procurement Dispute Resolution Board regarding a procurement process managed by the Tallinn City Transportation titled “Purchase of city buses powered by compressed gas.” N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16501-pohla-hallmagi-represent-scania-in-public-procurement-dispute
5-Apr Poland Clifford Chance; Norton Rose Fulbright Clifford Chance Warsaw advised Cargounit, a locomotive leasing business in Central and Eastern Europe, on a financing agreement with a consortium of Polish and international banks consisting of BNP Paribas Bank Polska S.A., PKO Bank Polski S.A., Siemens Bank GmbH, Bank Millennium S.A., ING Bank Slaski S.A., Bank Pekao S.A., and Bank Ochrony Srodowiska S.A. Norton Rose Fulbright advised the banks on the deal. PLN 615 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16506-clifford-chance-and-norton-rose-fulbright-advise-on-cargounit-s-pln-615-million-financing
5-Apr Ukraine VB Partners VB Partners successfully defended the interests of online English school SkyEng in a WIPO arbitration over domain name re-registration. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16498-vb-partners-successful-for-skyeng-in-arbitration-over-domain-name-re-registration
6-Apr Austria Binder Groesswang; Linklaters; Schoenherr; White & Case Binder Groesswang and White & Case advised Verbund AG on their issuance of innovative green and sustainability-linked notes. Schoenherr and Linklaters advised BofA Securities and J.P. Morgan in their capacities as joint ESG structuring agents and joint bookrunners, as well as Erste Group, Morgan Stanley, and Societe Generale in their capacities as joint bookrunners. EUR 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/16512-binder-groesswang-schoenherr-white-case-and-linklaters-advise-on-verbund-green-and-sustainability-linked-note-issuance
6-Apr Estonia Cobalt; Dechert; DLA Piper; Pohla & Hallmagi; PwC Legal; Sorainen Dechert and Cobalt advised MidEuropa on its acquisition of the Hobby Hall Group and Pigu UAB. Pohla & Hallmagi and PWC Legal advised the Hobby Hall Group on the sale, while Sorainen advised Pigu. DLA Piper advised MCI.PrivateVentures on the sale of UAB Pigu. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16508-dechert-pohla-hallmagi-sorainen-pwc-legal-and-cobalt-advise-on-mideuropa-s-acquisition-of-pigu-and-hobby-hall-group
6-Apr Estonia Pohla & Hallmagi Pohla & Hallmagi successfully represented the interests of IDEMIA France in a public procurement dispute before the Estonian Public Procurement Dispute Resolution Board. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16524-pohla-hallmagi-represents-idemia-france-in-public-procurement-dispute
6-Apr Greece Bernitsas Bernitsas Law advised CVC Capital Partners on its acquisition of a 99.47% stake in Vivartia Holdings from the Marfin Investment Group and the Piraeus Bank, as well as on the financial restructuring of Vivartia’s group bank debt. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/16516-bernitsas-law-advises-cvc-capital-partners-on-acquisition-of-vivartia-holdings
6-Apr Greece Bernitsas; Koutalidis Bernitsas Law advised Citigroup Global Market Limited on the placement of 3.86% of Jumbo SA’s shares in in an accelerated book-building process. Koutalidis advised the unidentified seller on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/16519-bernitsas-law-and-koutalidis-advise-on-cgml-s-placement-of-jumbo-shares
6-Apr Greece Souriadakis Tsibris Souriadakis Tsibris assisted Mytilineos S.A. with its successful application for permission to use Flash Notes to publish its preliminary financial results, making it the first Greek issuer to do so. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/16510-souriadakis-tsibris-helps-mytilineos-obtain-permission-to-use-flash-notes-for-financial-statement
6-Apr Lithuania Ellex (Valiunas); Fort Fort Legal advised EfTEN Capital on its acquisition and leaseback agreement with the Arginta Group for three office and industrial buildings in Vilnius. Ellex Valiunas advised the Arginta Group on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16515-fort-legal-and-ellex-valiunas-advise-on-eften-s-acquisition-of-vilnius-properties-from-arginta-group
6-Apr Poland Deloitte Legal; Greenberg Traurig; Modrzewski Greenberg Traurig advised the CCC Group on the acquisition by Cyfrowy Polsat and A&R Investments Limited of 10% stakes in subsidiary eobuwie.pl. Deloitte Legal advised A&R Investments Limited and Modrzewski represented Cyfrowy Polsat. PLN 1 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16507-greenberg-traurig-advises-ccc-group-on-sale-of-stakes-in-e-commerce-subsidiary
6-Apr Poland Dentons; SSW Pragmatic Solutions Dentons advised Interpierre Europe Centrale on its acquisition of the MAN Truck & Bus Center warehouse in Malopole, Poland, from 7R. SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised 7R on the deal N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16517-dentons-and-ssw-advise-on-7r-s-sale-of-warehouse-to-interpierre-europe-centrale
6-Apr Poland PwC Legal PwC Legal Poland advised DIF Capital Partners on the acquisition by its DIF Infrastructure Fund VI of two onshore wind farm projects from OX2. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16518-pwc-legal-advises-dif-capital-partners-on-acquisition-of-polish-wind-farms
6-Apr Romania PeliPartners; Wolf Theiss PeliPartners advised the Mitiska REIM Group on its receipt of a EUR 123 million senior debt facility from the Erste Group. Wolf Theiss advised the Erste Group. EUR 123 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16513-pelipartners-and-wolf-theiss-advise-on-erste-group-s-eur-123-million-loan-to-mitiska-reim
6-Apr Romania RTPR; Skils; Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii, working with lead counsel Skils, advised the CEZ Group on the sale of its Romanian assets to funds managed by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets. RTPR advised MIRA on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16509-tuca-zbarcea-asociatii-and-rtpr-advise-cez-s-divestment-of-romanian-assets
6-Apr Ukraine Esquires The Esquires law firm persuaded Ukraine's Sixth Administrative Court of Appeal to revoke an order of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dismissing former Deputy Head of the State Customs Service of Ukraine Denys Shendryk from that position. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16525-esquires-persuades-court-to-revoke-order-dismissing-deputy-head-of-the-state-customs-service-of-ukraine
6-Apr Ukraine Ilyashev & Partners Ilyashev & Partners successfully represented the Druzhkovk_ Hardware Plant in its demand that the Donetsk Customs Office of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine reimburse it for duties wrongfully collected. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16523-ilyashev-partners-obtains-reimbursement-of-two-year-duty-overpayment-for-druzhkovk-hardware-plant
6-Apr Ukraine Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko worked with law firms in the United States and elsewhere in advising Creatio Inc. in connection with a USD 68 million minority investment into the company led by growth equity firm Volition, with participation from Horizon Capital. USD 68 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16511-sayenko-kharenko-advises-creatio-on-investment-raised-from-us-and-european-growth-equity-funds
7-Apr Austria Cooley; Goodwin Proctor; Herbst Kinsky; Schoenherr; Wolf Theiss Herbst Kinsky advised Viennese start-up GoStudent on its EUR 70 million Series B investment round, which included existing investors Left Lane Capital and DN Capital as well as New York fund Coatue. Goodwin and Schoenherr advised Left Lane, and Cooley and Wolf Theiss advised Coatue. EUR 70 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/16532-herbst-kinsky-schoenherr-and-godwin-advises-gostudent-on-eur-70-million-series-b-round
7-Apr Czech Republic Glatzova & Co; Samak Glatzova & Co advised the shareholders of composite wood producer WPC-Woodplastic on the sale of a majority stake in the company to investment group M.L. Moran. Samak advised M.L. Moran on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16530-glatzova-co-and-samak-advise-on-sale-of-majority-stake-in-wpc-woodplastic-to-m-l-moran
7-Apr Czech Republic Havel & Partners Havel & Partners successfully represented Apple in a dispute with the President of the Czech Republic's Industrial Property Office involving the trademark for the company's "Think Different" slogan in the Czech Republic. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16535-havel-partners-represents-apple-in-trademark-dispute
7-Apr Czech Republic; Hungary; Romania; Slovakia Havel & Partners; Noerr; RTPR Noerr advised facility services provider ISS on the divestment of its main subsidiaries in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, and Hungary to Hungarian facility management company B+N Referencia Zrt. Havel & Partners and RTPR advised B+N Referencia on the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/16531-noerr-advises-iss-on-divestment-in-eastern-europe
7-Apr Greece Zepos & Yannopoulos Zepos & Yannopoulos advised Intrum Justicia and Intrum Hellas on Project Phoenix, a securitization of a non-performing residential mortgage loan portfolio owned by Piraeus Bank. EUR 1.92 billon ceelegalmatters.com/greece/16528-zepos-yannopoulos-advises-intrum-justicia-and-intrum-hellas-on-project-phoenix
7-Apr Lithuania Motieka & Audzevicius; Sorainen; TGS Baltic Sorainen advised Germany's ConHostinger on the acquisition of an approximately 31% stake in Hostinger, a company providing web hosting, VPS, Internet domain registration, website building software, and e-mail services. TGS Baltic advised the seller, UAB Debesu Slenis, with both TGS Baltic and Motieka & Audzevicius advising Hostinger on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16526-sorainen-tgs-baltic-and-motieka-audzevicius-advise-on-conhostinger-s-acquisition-of-minority-stake-in-hostinger
7-Apr Serbia BDK Advokati; Go2Law; Karanovic & Partners Karanovic & Partners advised Teva Pharmaceuticals on the sale of its Serbian factory, Zdravlje Leskovac, to Frontier Pharma and the Baystone Group. BDK Advokati and Go2Law advised the buyers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/16527-karanovic-partners-bdk-advokati-and-go2law-advise-on-sale-of-zdravlje-leskovac-to-frontier-pharma-and-baystone-group
7-Apr Serbia Jankovic Popovic Mitic Jankovic Popovic Mitic successfully represented Bridgestone Europe in an unspecified arbitral procedure conducted under the rules of the Belgrade Arbitration Center. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/16533-jpm-successful-for-bridgestone-in-bac-arbitration
8-Apr Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen successfully represented bankrupt credit union Taupkase (under administration by Klaipedos Administratoriu Biuras) in the Lithuanian Court of Appeal in a dispite involving the recognition of a credit union share as a deposit. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16541-sorainen-successful-for-bankrupt-credit-union-taupkase-in-lithuania-s-court-of-appeal
8-Apr Poland Allen & Overy; White & Case White & Case advised Play network operator P4 sp. z o.o. on PLN 5.5 billion in financing obtained from a consortium of financial institutions including main arrangers, original lenders, and financing guarantors Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Raiffeisen Bank International AG, and Santander Bank Polska and Credit Agricole Bank Polska. Allen & Overy reportedly advised the banks on the deal. PLN 5.5 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16540-white-case-and-allen-overy-advise-on-pln-5-5-billion-financing-for-play
8-Apr Poland Rymarz Zdort Rymarz Zdort advised a company controlled by a fund managed by Aberdeen Standard Investments on financing for the acquisition of 130 photovoltaic farms in Poland with an aggregate capacity of 122 MW. Mandated lead arrangers include ING Bank Slaski S.A. and BNP Paribas Bank Polska S.A. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16543-rymarz-zdort-advises-fund-managed-by-aberdeen-standard-investments-on-acquisition-financing-of-130-photovoltaic-farms-in-poland
9-Apr Belarus Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko advised Getin Holding S.A. on its sale of 99.9% of the shares in Idea Bank Belarus to Belarus's MTBank. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/belarus/16556-sayenko-kharenko-advises-getin-holding-on-sale-of-idea-bank-belarus-to-mtbank
9-Apr Czech Republic Havel & Partners Havel & Partners advised Sebre, Havel & Partners' Managing Partner Jaroslav Havel and Sebre Managing Director Jan Kubicek on the joint acquisition of a 50% shareholding in SousedeCZ, a company operating an online platform for digital communication of homeowner associations in residential buildings, from entrepreneurs Tomas Holomoucky and Tomas Sikora. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16559-havel-partners-advises-sebre-on-acqusition-of-shareholding-in-sousedecz
9-Apr Estonia Walless Walless helped AS Creditinfo Eesti obtain a payment institution license from the Estonian Financial Supervision Authority. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16552-walless-helps-creditinfo-obtain-payment-institution-license-in-estonia
9-Apr Lithuania Motieka & Audzevicius; TGS Baltic Motieka & Audzevicius advised the UAB Re Verum Group on its acquisition of a funeral home in Vilnus and UAB Ritualas from UAB Laidotoviu Rumai. TGS Baltic advised the sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16554-motieka-audzevicius-and-tgs-baltic-advise-on-re-verum-s-acquisition-of-funeral-home-in-vilnius
9-Apr Poland B2RLaw; Greenberg Traurig B2RLaw advised UK-based private equity firm Henley Investments on its acquisition of the Galeria Pestka shopping center in Poznan, Poland. Greenberg Traurig advised the unidentified seller on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16555-b2rlaw-and-greenberg-traurig-advise-on-henley-investments-acquisition-of-galeria-pestka
9-Apr Poland Wardynski & Partners Wardynski & Partners, acting pro bono, successfully represented former Polskie Radio Rzeszow Grazyna Bochenek in his claim that he was illegally terminated from his position following the broadcast of a negative comment by a listener concerning the President of Poland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16558-wardynski-partners-successful-pro-bono-for-illegally-terminated-polish-journalist
9-Apr Poland White & Case White & Case advised PKN Orlen on the issuance of 10,000 series D bearer bonds under the company’s existing bonds program. PLN 1 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16561-white-case-advises-pkn-orlen-on-pln-1-billion-bond-issuance
9-Apr Romania CEE Attorneys The Bucharest office of CEE Attorneys advised pharmaceutical company USP on its entrance into the Romanian market. N/A www.ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16549-cee-attorneys-advises-on-usp-entry-into-romania
9-Apr Ukraine Aequo; Avellum Avellum acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to the EBRD in connection with an up-to EUR 50 million loan to Communal Enterprise “Kyivskiy Metropolitan” that was guaranteed by the Kyiv City Council. Aequo advised the borrowers on the deal. EUR 50 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16562-avellum-and-aequo-advise-on-ebrd-loan-to-finance-purchase-of-kyiv-metro-cars
9-Apr Ukraine Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko successfully represented Bacardi in a dispute with beverage manufacturer Niva over Niva's use of packaging similar to Bacardi’s Martini Bianco for its own products. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16557-sayenko-kharenko-successfully-defends-bacardi-s-ip-before-supreme-court-of-ukraine
12-Apr Czech Republic Hladky Legal; JSK JSK, working with solo practitioner Daniel Marousek, advised TGA Holding on the sale of Znacky Morava and its Grames and Silverton affiliates to CIDEM Invest. Hladky Legal advised CIDEM invest on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16568-jsk-and-hladky-legal-advise-on-znacky-morava-sale
12-Apr Estonia Cobalt Cobalt advised the Estonian Institute of Historical Memory foundation in the planning and carrying out a public procurement process for the design of the International Memorial Museum for the Victims of Communism planned for Tallinn's Patarei Prison. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16571-cobalt-advises-estonian-institute-of-historical-memory-in-procurement-of-design-for-anti-communism-museum
12-Apr Greece Bojanovic & Partners; DLA Piper; Kyriakides Georgopoulos; Potamitis Vekris; Tashko Pustina DLA Piper, working with Potamitis Vekris in Greece, Bojanovic & Partners in Serbia, and Tashko Pustina in Albania, advised Team.Blue on its acquisition of the Enartia Group from founders Aggela Anthoulaki, Dimitris Anthoulakis, and Frank Maounis. The Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm advised the sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/16572-dla-piper-and-kyriakides-georgopoulos-advise-on-team-blue-s-acquisition-of-enartia-group
12-Apr Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen advised Dexcom on its agreement to lease a 6,000-square-meter office space in Vilnius from Hanner. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16566-sorainen-advises-dexcom-on-lease-agreement-in-lithuania
12-Apr Montenegro Vujacic Law Offices The Law Office Vujacic advised GE Capital Aviation Services on the sale of two Embraer 195 aircrafts to Montenegro's ToMontenegro airline. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/montenegro/16569-law-office-vujacic-advises-ge-capital-aviation-services-on-sale-of-two-embraer-195-airplanes-to-tomontenegro
13-Apr Austria Berger Ettel; Deloitte Legal (Jack Weiler Operenyi) Jank Weiler Operenyi, the Austrian member of Deloitte Legal, advised the Kruger Group, the minority shareholder in soda maker manufacturer Sodapop Austria GmbH, on the acquisition of the remaining shares of the company from BAST Unternehmensbeteiligungs GmbH and ROHE Vertriebsmanagement und BeteiligungsgmbH. Austria's Berger Ettel law firm advised the sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/16577-deloitte-legal-advises-kruger-group-on-takeover-of-sodapop-austria
13-Apr Bosnia and Herzegovina; Croatia Deloitte Legal (Krehic & Partners); Deloitte Legal (Legal Partners) Legal Partners and Krehic & Partners, both members of the Deloitte Legal Network, advised a group of German investors led by Brillant3221. on the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Dolomit d.o.o. Kupres, which exploits and processes minerals in Bosnia and Herzegovina. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/16587-deloitte-legal-s-legal-partners-and-krehic-partners-advise-on-brillant3221-s-acquisition-of-dolomit-in-bosnia-and-herzegovina
13-Apr Hungary Dentons; Lakatos, Koves & Partners Dentons advised a syndicate of Raiffeisen Bank, UniCredit Bank, ING Bank, CIB Bank, Erste Bank, K&H Bank, MKB Bank, and four affiliated leasing companies, on the restructuring of the Waberer’s Group’s debts. Lakatos, Koves & Partners advised Waberer's on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/16579-dentons-and-lkt-advise-waberer-s-debt-restructuring
13-Apr Latvia Cobalt Cobalt filed an Amicus Curiae brief on behalf of the Association of LGBT and Their Friends Mozaika in the Constitutional Court of Latvia in a case regarding the state fee applicable to testators’ same-sex partners. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/16585-cobalt-provides-pro-bono-legal-assistance-to-association-of-lgbt-and-their-friends-mozaika-in-proceedings-before-latvian-constitutional-court
13-Apr Lithuania Cobalt; Walless Walless advised the unidentified founders of the Alwark Group on the sale of 66% of their shares in the company to the KJK Fund III. Cobalt advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16586-walless-and-cobalt-advise-on-kjk-s-acquisition-of-shares-in-alwark-group
13-Apr Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic successfully represented the former directors and shareholders of bankrupt credit union Amber in a dispute involving a claim for damages. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16582-tgs-baltic-successful-for-former-directors-and-shareholders-of-bankrupt-credit-union-against-claim-for-damages
13-Apr Poland Jacek Kosinski Adwokaci i Radcowie Prawni; Kurzynski Kosinski Lyszyk Wierzbicki The Jacek Kosinski law firm advised Worm on its sale of several photovoltaic farms of 1 MW each in Poland to the Modus Group, operating under the Green Genius brand. KKLW reportedly advised the Modus Group on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16578-jacek-kosinski-advises-worm-on-photovoltaic-farms-sale-to-green-genius
13-Apr Romania Bondoc si Asociatii Bondoc si Asociatii advised on legal aspects related to the establishment of the Localm.ro platform, which is dedicated to promoting locations in Romania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16576-bondoc-si-asociatii-advises-on-localm-ro-launch
13-Apr Turkey Akol Law Firm Akol Law assisted both transportation services company Turex Turizm Tacimacilik Anonim Sirketi and ceramic tile producer Qua Granite Haya Yapi ve Urunleri Sanayi Ticaret A.S. on their initial public offerings at Borsa Istanbul. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/16581-akol-law-advises-on-two-turkish-ipos
13-Apr Ukraine CMS CMS advised Acciona on a five-year virtual power purchase agreement with automotive manufacturer Brembo in Poland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16580-cms-advises-acciona-on-virtual-power-purchase-agreement-with-brembo
14-Apr Austria Binder Groesswang; Bird; KPMG Law Binder Groesswang and Bird & Bird advised Deutsche Beteiligungs AG and its portfolio company Fast Lean Smart Group GmbH on their acquisition of Impactit GmbH. KPMG Law advised the unidentified seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/16589-binder-groesswang-advises-on-establishment-of-solvares-group
14-Apr Czech Republic Allen & Overy Allen & Overy advised Czech Gas Networks Investments S.a r.l on its successful issuance and placement of EUR 500 million notes with investors on international capital markets. EUR 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16591-allen-overy-advises-czech-gas-networks-investments-on-eur-denominated-note-issuance-and-placement
14-Apr Estonia Cobalt Cobalt successfully represented Astro Vara in a dispute with Kermon Hekta and Kermon, companies held by Kersti Kracht. EUR 1 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16600-cobalt-successful-for-astro-vara-in-lease-termination-dispute-with-kermon
14-Apr Estonia Sorainen Sorainen helped Cuploop attract a EUR 550,000 investment from investors Martin Henk, Martin Tajur, Ragnar Sass, Andrus Purde, and Lev Dolgatsjov, among others. EUR 550,000 ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16593-sorainen-helps-cuploop-attract-eur-550-000-investment-for-product-development
14-Apr Latvia; Lithuania Ellex (Klavins); Ellex (Valiunas); Vilgerts Ellex advised the Vilvi Group on the acquisition by subsidiary AB Vilkyskiu Pienine of 70% of the qualifying holding of the SIA Baltic Dairy Board. Vilgerts advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/16601-ellex-and-vilgerts-advise-on-vilvi-group-s-acquisition-of-baltic-dairy-board
14-Apr Poland Gessel Gessel advised the Smartt Group on an unspecified investment into the company by MJM Holdings. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16596-gessel-helps-smartt-group-secure-investment-from-mjm-holdings
14-Apr Poland Greenberg Traurig; Penteris Penteris advised Immofinanz on its EUR 72.5 million sale of four office buildings in Warsaw to Hungary's Indotek Group. Greenberg Traurig advised the Indotek Group. EUR 72.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16590-penteris-and-greenberg-traurig-assist-with-indotek-acquisition-of-warsaw-office-building-portfolio
14-Apr Poland Kochanski & Partners Kochanski & Partners advised CVI Dom Maklerski on the issuance by Huta Malapanew of secured bonds with a nominal value of PLN 23 million and their acquisition by a fund with assets managed by CVI Dom Maklerski. PLN 23 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16594-kochanski-partners-advises-cvi-dom-maklerski-on-huta-malapanew-secured-bonds-issuance
14-Apr Turkey Paksoy Paksoy advised Matriks Bilgi Dagitim Hizmetleri A.S. and an unidentified underwriter on the initial public offering of Matriks’s shares on the Borsa Istanbul stock exchange. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/16597-paksoy-advises-matriks-on-ipo-on-borsa-istanbul
14-Apr Ukraine Baker McKenzie Baker McKenzie advised the A.G.R. Group on its acquisition of the Alpha Farm and Eurasia-Agro enterprises in Ukraine from AG Management Group LLC. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16599-baker-McKenzie-advises-a-g-r-group-on-acquisition-of-enterprises-from-ag-management-group
14-Apr Ukraine Everlegal; Redcliffe Partners Everlegal advised UDP Renewables on its investment agreement with Nebras Power, a global power development and investment company headquartered in Doha, Qatar. Redcliffe Partners advised Nebras Power on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16595-everlegal-and-redcliffe-partners-advise-on-udp-renewables-nebras-power-agreement
15-Apr Estonia; Lithuania Lextal; Triniti Lextal advised Columbus A/S on the sale of Columbus Eesti AS to its General Manager Ivo Suursoo and Columbus Lietuva UAB to its CEO Dovydas Zinkevicius. Triniti advised the buyers on both deals. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/16611-lextal-and-triniti-advise-on-management-buyouts-of-columbus-s-estonian-and-lithuanian-subsidiaries
15-Apr Hungary Baker McKenzie; Kertesz & Partners Baker McKenzie advised the MET Group on its divestment from Tigaz Zrt via the sale of 50% of the shares in MS Energy Holding AG, representing a 49.57% stake in Tigaz, to Opus Global Nyrt. Kertesz & Partners advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/16613-baker-McKenzie-advises-met-group-on-divestment-from-tigaz
15-Apr Lithuania Marger Lithuania's Marger law firm successfully represented the former CEO of UAB KDS Grupe in a dispute with the bankrupt company. EUR 1.39 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16606-marger-defends-former-ceo-against-claim-brought-by-uab-kds-grupe
15-Apr Poland Clifford Chance; Norton Rose Fulbright Clifford Chance advised Arctic Paper S.A.on a term and revolving facilities agreement with Santander Bank Polska S.A., BNP Paribas Bank Polska S.A., and Bank Polska Kasa Opieki S.A., under which the lenders agreed to grant the company an approximately PLN 300 million equivalent multi-currency refinancing package comprised of term and revolving facilities. Norton Rose Fulbright advised the banks on the deal. PLN 300 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16607-clifford-chance-and-norton-rose-fulbright-advises-on-arctic-paper-financing
15-Apr Poland Linklaters; Rymarz Zdort Linklaters advised Orange Polska on its entrance into a joint venture with Dutch pension investment firm APG. Rymarz Zdort advised APG on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16603-linklaters-advises-orange-on-establishment-of-fiberco-joint-venture-with-apg
15-Apr Romania Bondoc si Asociatii; DLA Piper Bondoc si Asociatii advised BFS Molecular on the sale of its assets, including intellectual property, to CareDx. DLA Piper advised CareDx on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16602-bondoc-si-asociatii-and-dla-piper-advise-on-bfs-molecular-sale-to-caredx
16-Apr Czech Republic DLA Piper; Squire Patton Boggs; Van Campen Liem Van Campen Liem and Squire Patton Boggs advised ARX Equity Partners on its acquisition of Promens Zlin from Berry Global. DLA Piper advised Berry Global. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16614-van-campen-liem-advises-arx-on-acquisition-of-promens-zlin
16-Apr Estonia Lextal Lextal’s Tallinn office advised Alarmo Kapital, the majority shareholder of Arco Vara, on its takeover bid of EUR 1.3 per share for the remaining shares in the company. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16612-lextal-advises-alarmo-kapital-on-takeover-bid-of-arco-vara-s-shares
16-Apr Lithuania Motieka & Audzevicius Motieka & Audzevicius successfully represented Vilniaus Prekyba, UAB, in its claim for EUR 81.25 million in damages from M. Marcinkevicius arising from Marcinkevicius' efforts to pause the acquisition of entities controlling the Akropolis shopping centers in Vilnius, Klaipeda, and Siauliai. EUR 81.25 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16617-motieka-audzevicius-obtains-eur-81-25-million-in-damages-for-vilniaus-prekyba
16-Apr Poland Dentons; Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka Lawyers from the Warsaw and Paris offices of Dentons advised the Ondura Group on its acquisition of CB S.A. Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16615-dentons-advises-ondura-group-acquisition-of-poland-s-cb-s-a
16-Apr Poland; Romania Hogan Lovells; White & Case Hogan Lovells is advising CPI Property Group S.A. and White & Case is advising Aroundtown SA on their joint takeover offer for the entire issued share capital of Globalworth Real Estate Investments Limited. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/16616-hogan-lovells-and-white-case-advise-on-takeover-offer-for-globalworth-real-estate-investments-share-capital
16-Apr Romania Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen; RTPR RTPR assisted Rodbun Grup SRL in relation to a syndicated loan in amount of RON 84.5 million from Banca Comerciala Romana, CEC Bank, Raiffeisen Bank, and Banca Romaneasca, which was guaranteed by Eximbank. NNDKP advised the banks. RON 84.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16622-rtpr-advises-rodbun-grup-on-ron-84-5-million-financing
16-Apr Russia Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners is representing a coalition of Avito, IVI, CIAN, Profi.ru, Tutu.ru, Drom.ru, 2GIS, and Zoon in a abuse-of-dominant-position case against Yandex initiated by the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/16621-epam-represents-companies-in-yandex-antimonopoly-case
16-Apr Russia Dentons Dentons acted as counsel to Domodedovo Airport Group on its Rule 144A/Regulation S issuance of USD 453 million 5.35 percent loan participation notes due 2028; the consent solicitation and tender offer in relation to its loan participation notes maturing in 2021; and the capped tender offer with respect to its loan participation notes maturing in 2023. USD 453 million ceelegalmatters.com/russia/16623-dentons-advises-domodedovo-airport-group-on-eurobond-issuance-and-liability-management-exercise
16-Apr Ukraine KPD Consulting KPD Consulting successfully represented the community of the Vozdvyzhenka neighborhood in Kyiv in a dispute with the developer of the Podol Grad Vintage residential complex. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16618-kpd-consulting-represents-vozdvyzhenka-community-in-dispute-with-developer
19-Apr Czech Republic Havel & Partners Havel & Partners' Partner Frantisek Korbel, acting as a legal representative for the Ceske Radiokomunikace a.s. telecommunications company, successfully appealed a Czech Supreme Court resolution to the Czech Constitutional Court in a dispute over the removal of the Petrov TV translator station from property owned by the defendant. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16629-havel-partners-successful-in-czech-constitutional-court-in-telecommunications-property-dispute
19-Apr Estonia Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe; Sorainen Sorainen, working with Orrick, helped Veriff attract a USD 69 million Series B investment from Institutional Venture Partners and Accel. USD 69 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16634-sorainen-helps-veriff-secure-series-b-investment
19-Apr Lithuania Ellex (Valiunas); Sorainen Ellex Valiunas represented AMC Capital IV, advised by Accession Capital Partners (formerly Mezzanine Management), on the acquisition of a minority stake in the Plasta Group. Sorainen advised Plasta Group shareholders Hillary Denmark ApS, It is Future, and Vytas Poderis N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16630-ellex-valiunas-and-sorainen-advise-on-amc-capital-iv-investment-in-plasta-group
19-Apr Poland Mrowiec Fialek & Partners Mrowiec Fialek and Partners advised Ipopema Securities S.A. on its entrance into investment and offering agreements with Biomed Lublin S.A. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16635-mrowiec-fialek-and-partners-helps-ipopema-securities-offer-biomed-lublin-s-shares
19-Apr Romania Radulescu & Musoi; Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii advised Coca-Cola HBC Romania on its acquisition of 50% of the share capital in the Stockday b2b e-commerce platform from Heineken Romania. Radulescu & Musoi advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16631-tuca-zbarcea-asociatii-and-radulescu-musoi-advise-on-coca-cola-s-acquisition-of-stockday-from-heineken-in-romania
20-Apr Czech Republic Eversheds Sutherland Eversheds Sutherland advised Expandia on its acquisition of Industrial Park CK and IPCK II, the owners of an industrial park in the Czech community of Cerveny Kostelec. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16643-eversheds-sutherland-advises-expandia-on-acquisition-of-cerveny-kostelec-industrial-park
20-Apr Estonia Ellex (Raidla) Ellex Raidla helped Tera Ventures, one of the longest-running seed-stage funds in the Nordic & Baltic countries, bring its fund size to EUR 43 million with several global investors stepping in as limited partners. EUR 43 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16641-ellex-raidla-helps-tera-ventures-increase-fund-size-to-eur-43-million
20-Apr Lithuania Cobalt Cobalt advised Prosperus Asset Management on its acquisition of a shopping center in Klaipeda, Lithuania, from Raseiniu Pletra. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16644-cobalt-advises-prosperus-asset-management-on-acquisition-of-lithuanian-shopping-center
20-Apr Poland WKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski Baehr WKB advised Gaz-System and Polskie LNG on the former's takeover of the latter. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16639-wkb-advises-on-gaz-system-and-polskie-lng-merger
21-Apr Czech Republic Eversheds Sutherland Eversheds Sutherland provided pro bono legal advice to Nadacni Fond Dum Ronalda McDonalda on contractual documentation related to the start of construction of the first Ronald McDonald House in the Czech Republic. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16657-eversheds-sutherland-provides-pro-bono-advice-on-creation-of-first-ronald-mcdonald-house-in-the-czech-republic
21-Apr Czech Republic Havel & Partners Havel & Partners advised Hyundai Motor Czech s.r.o. on its entrance into financing agreements with Essox s.r.o. related to the importation and distribution of Hyundai vehicles in the Czech Republic. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16651-havel-partners-advises-hyundai-motor-czech-on-financing-agreements-with-essox
21-Apr Czech Republic; Lithuania Allen & Overy; Cobalt Cobalt advised the unidentified founders of Drivitty on its entrance into a strategic partnership with Eurowag. Allen & Overy advised Eurowag on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/16645-cobalt-and-allen-overy-advise-on-establishment-of-drivitty-eurowag-strategic-partnership
21-Apr Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen successfully represented a Lithuanian company owned by the W. P. Carey fund in its claim that Kesko Senukai Lithuania had wrongly failed to pay it rent for its use of a logistics center in the Kaunas district of Lithuania. EUR 537,517 ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16652-sorainen-successful-for-logistics-landlord-in-claim-for-rent-during-covid
21-Apr Poland SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised the PKN Orlen Group on its purchase of three wind farms with a total capacity of 90 MW from Spanish investment funds. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16658-ssw-pragmatic-solutions-advises-pkn-orlen-on-purchase-of-three-polish-wind-farms
21-Apr Poland Kwasnicki, Wrobel & Partners The RKKW law firm helped the Historical Museum of Sanok, in Poland, respond to an offer to sell it a counterfeit version of a painting by Zdzislaw Beksinski from an American auction website. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16653-rkkw-helps-historical-museum-of-sanok-object-to-attempt-to-sell-counterfeit-version-of-painting
21-Apr Poland Gessel Gessel advised Polimex Mostostal S.A. on its PLN 1.22 million acquisition of a 100% stake in Instal-Lublin S.A. from the receiver of PartnerBud in bankruptcy. PLN 1.22 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16650-gessel-advises-polimex-mostostal-on-takeover-of-instal-lublin
21-Apr Russia Dentons Dentons assisted Oleg Boyko, the founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Finstar Financial Group, on Finstar's acquisition of a 99.56% share of St. Petersburg's SIAB Bank PJSC. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/16649-dentons-advises-finstar-financial-ceo-on-acquisition-of-siab-bank
21-Apr Serbia Jankovic Popovic Mitic; Schoenherr JPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic advised Pertula Holdings Ltd. and Aleksandar Popovic on the sale of the remaining shares in Grand Production to Grand Slam Group. Moravcevic Vojnovic and Partners in cooperation with Schoenherr advised the buyers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/16647-jpm-advises-on-sale-of-remaining-shares-in-grand-production-to-grand-slam-group
21-Apr Ukraine Ilyashev & Partners Ilyashev & Partners represented State Enterprise Antonov in negotiations with the Kyiv Watch Factory for a license to use the "Antonov" trademark in the production of Kleynod watches. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16654-ilyashev-partners-advises-on-antonov-s-grant-of-license-to-use-trademark-in-creation-of-special-watches
22-Apr Belarus DLA Piper; Sorainen Sorainen acted as Belarusian counsel to DLA Piper Norway on its provision of legal services to the Norwegian Seafood Council related to a licensing agreement for the council’s “Seafood from Norway” trademark. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/belarus/16666-sorainen-helps-dla-piper-norway-advise-norwegian-seafood-council-on-licensing-agreement
22-Apr Belarus; Russia Aleinikov & Partners; DLA Piper; Sorainen Sorainen advised Data Delivery LLC, the Belarusian developer of a platform for managing the online status and business reputation of RocketData.io, on share acquisitions and additional investment into the company by mapping service 2GIS, which is part of the Sber group. DLA Piper Moscow and Aleinikov & Partners in Minsk advised 2GIS on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/16610-sorainen-dla-piper-and-aleinikov-partners-advise-on-2gis-s-acquisition-of-stake-in-data-delivery
22-Apr Czech Republic Staidl Leska Advokati Staidl Leska Advokati successfully defended Czech translator Pavel Dominik’s right to use the Czech version of the title of Oscar Wilde’s play “The Importance of Being Earnest,” originally translated by J.Z.Novak. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16663-staidl-leska-successful-for-oscar-wilde-translator-pavel-dominik-in-czech-ip-dispute
22-Apr Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised the Evernord Real Estate Fund III, which is managed by Vilnius-based investment firm Evernord Asset Management, on its acquisition of a 65% stake in Riga's Novira Plaza business center. EUR 55 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16668-tgs-baltic-advises-on-acquisition-of-novira-plaza-in-riga
22-Apr Poland DLA Piper; Grant Thornton; KPT Tax Advisors Grant Thornton advised the shareholders of Atlantic Products Sp. z o.o. on the sale of the business to Maced, a Polish manufacturer of dog treats controlled by Resource Partners. DLA Piper and KPT Tax Advisors advised Resource Partners on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16661-grant-thornton-kpt-tax-advisors-and-dla-piper-advise-on-resource-partners-acquisition-of-atlantic-products
22-Apr Poland; Russia; Ukraine Asters; Clifford Chance; Ionescu & Sava; Norton Rose Fulbright Norton Rose Fulbright, Asters, and Ionescu si Sava advised a syndicate of banks on its provision of a PLN 1.5 billon loan to Polish, Russian, Romanian, Ukrainian, and German members of the Cersanit Group. Clifford Chance advised Cersanit on the deal. PLN 1.5 billion ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/16662-norton-rose-fulbright-asters-and-clifford-chance-advise-on-cersanit-financing
22-Apr Romania Clifford Chance; Filip & Company; Linklaters Filip & Company and Linklaters assisted Romania's Ministry of Public Finance in its two-tranche Eurobond issuance, which attracted EUR 3.5 billion from international markets. Clifford Chance advised BNP Paribas, Citigroup Global Markets Europe AG, HSBC Continental Europe, Raiffeisen Bank International AG, Societe Generale, and UniCredit Bank AG on the issuance. EUR 3.5 billion ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16660-filip-company-linklaters-and-clifford-chance-advise-on-romanian-eurobond-issuance
22-Apr Serbia Harrisons Harrisons advised EBRD on its provision of a EUR 20 million loan to UniCredit Leasing Serbia. EUR 20 million ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/16659-harrisons-advises-ebrd-on-eur-20-million-financing-to-unicredit-leasing-serbia
22-Apr Turkey Ciftci Attorney Partnership; Clifford Chance; GKC Partners; White & Case GKC Partners in association with White & Case advised sole lead manager Commerzbank AG on Alternatif Bank’s USD 200 million 10.5% Additional Tier 1 Notes issuance. Ciftci Attorney Partnership in association with Clifford Chance advised the issuer. USD 200 million ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/16664-gkc-partners-and-ciftci-attorney-partnership-advise-on-alternatif-bank-s-additional-tier-1-notes-issuance
23-Apr Austria Herbst Kinsky Herbst Kinsky advised Biogena Group Invest AG on its capital increase. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/16671-herbst-kinsky-advises-biogena-group-invest-on-capital-increase
23-Apr Lithuania Sorainen; TGS Baltic Sorainen advised the shareholders of the Salavijas clinic in Utena on the sale of 100% of their shares in Aksanas and Dilina, companies operating under the Salavijas brand, to InMedica. TGS Baltic advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16667-sorainen-advises-salavijas-on-sale-of-clinics-to-inmedica
23-Apr Poland Clifford Chance Clifford Chance advised the EBRD on its provision of an unspecified loan to Elemental Holding S.A. for the construction of a recycling facility in Poland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16665-clifford-chance-advises-ebrd-on-financing-elemental-holding-s-car-battery-recycling-plant
23-Apr Poland DLA Piper; Krzyzagorska Loboda i Partnerzy DLA Piper advised Resource Partners on its acquisition of the majority of shares in 7Anna. The Krzyzagorska Loboda i Partnerzy law firm advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16669-dla-piper-advises-resource-partners-on-acquisition-of-7anna
23-Apr Romania BPV Grigorescu Stefanica; Withers BPV Grigorescu Stefanica, working with Withers, advised Draper Esprit on its participation in FinTechOS's USD 60 million Series B investment round. USD 60 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16670-bpv-grigorescu-stefanica-advises-draper-esprit-vc-on-series-b-investment-in-fintechos
26-Apr Greece Koutalidis The Koutalidis Law Firm advised Alpha Bank on its demerger by way of a hive-down of its banking sector to a new banking entity. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/16679-koutalidis-advises-alpha-bank-on-hive-down-of-banking-sector
26-Apr Poland Wardynski & Partners Wardynski & Partners, acting pro bono, successfully represented blogger Lukasz Kasprowicz in a criminal libel case that reached the Supreme Court of Poland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16676-wardynski-partners-successful-for-polish-blogger-in-libel-case
26-Apr Russia DLA Piper DLA Piper advised Safmar Financial Investments, an investment arm of Russia's Safmar Group, on the sale of 100% of shares in the Safmar non-state pension fund to Leningradskoe Adagio, an investment company owned by Russia’s Region Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/16675-dla-piper-advises-safmar-group-on-sale-of-non-state-pension-fund
27-Apr Poland Rymarz Zdort Rymarz Zdort advised European Logistics Investment on its purchase of land for the development of a modern warehouse complex in the Polish community of Tychy. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16683-rymarz-zdort-advises-eli-on-tychy-land-acquisition
27-Apr Ukraine Ilyashev & Partners; PWC Legal PWC Legal and Ilyashev & Partners advised Latvia's Lu Invest on its sale of 49.99% in Ukrainian agri-holding Golden Sunrise Agro to Cyprus's Unagro Finance Limited, which already owned the remaining 50.01% of the company. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16684-ilyashev-partners-advises-lu-invest-on-exit-from-ukraine-s-golden-sunrise-agro
28-Apr Estonia Ellex (Raidla) Ellex Raidla helped VideoCV secure a EUR 410,000 investment in a pre-seed round from Zenith Family O_ce, EstBAN, and several unidentified business angels. EUR 400,000 ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16690-ellex-raidla-helps-videocv-secure-financing-in-pre-seed-round
28-Apr Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised the unidentified founders of Strive on the EUR 5.4 million sale of the shares in its Strive Platform to Sweden’s Betsson Group. EUR 5.4 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16691-tgs-baltic-advises-strive-on-sale-of-coaching-platform-to-betsson-group
28-Apr Poland Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka helped Polregio sp. z o.o. obtain approval from the European Commission for the over-PLN 6 billion in state aid it received for its restructuring. PLN 6 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16692-dzp-helps-polregio-obtain-ec-s-approval-for-state-aid
28-Apr Romania Act Legal (Botezatu Estrade); BPV Grigorescu Stefanica; CEE Attorneys; Kinstellar BPV Grigorescu Stefanica and Kinstellar advised Product Lead on a EUR 600,000 financing round led by Sparking Capital that also included investments from Bulgaria-based Eleven VC and Sweden-based Founders Bridge. CEE Attorneys/Boanta, Gidei si Asociatii advised Sparking Capital and ACT Legal Romania advised Founders Bridge. EUR 600,000 ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16694-bpv-grigorescu-stefanica-kinstellar-act-legal-romania-and-cee-attorneys-advise-on-product-lead-financing-round
29-Apr Austria Binder Groesswang; Clifford Chance; Linklaters; Schoenherr Schoenherr and Clifford Chance advised Raiffeisen Bank International as arranger on a true sale securitization of a EUR 538 million portfolio of vehicle leasing receivables by Raiffeisen Leasing Group. Linklaters and Binder Groesswang advised anchor investors, including the European Investment Bank and the European Investment Fund. EUR 538 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/16702-schoenherr-advises-raiffeisen-on-roof-2021-leasing-receivables-securitization
29-Apr Poland B2RLaw B2RLaw advised PGNiG Group’s corporate venture capital fund on its PLN 2.53 million investment in Enelion, a provider of electro-mobility solutions. PLN 2.53 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16700-b2rlaw-advises-pgnig-group-on-investment-in-enelion
29-Apr Poland DWF; Miller Canfield DWF advised Aberdeen Standard European Logistics Income on its EUR 28 million acquisition of the Panattoni Lodz City VIII logistics and distribution center from Panattoni. Miller Canfield advised the seller. EUR 28 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16693-dwf-and-miller-canfield-advise-on-panattoni-s-sale-of-warehouse-to-aberdeen-standard-european-logistics
29-Apr Poland Hogan Lovells Hogan Lovells provided pro bono legal representation to Piotr Wawrzecki in a dispute over the seizure of his decedent father’s assets by the Polish State Treasury. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16696-hogan-lovells-helps-piotr-wawrzecki-battle-to-regain-property-belonging-to-father-executed-during-communist-era
29-Apr Serbia Bojovic Draskovic Popovic & Partners Bojovic Draskovic Popovic & Partners advised AerCap House, and its sister company Flotlease Msn 973, on the lease of an Airbus A330-200 aircraft to Air Serbia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/16701-bd2p-advises-on-procurement-of-airbus-a330-200
30-Apr Estonia; Latvia Ellex (Klavins); Ellex (Raidla) Ellex advised Eesti Energia on its entrance into a memorandum of understanding with Orsted for the development of a large-scale offshore wind farm and the movement towards delivering the first offshore wind farm in the Gulf of Riga. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/16707-ellex-advises-eesti-energia-on-mou-with-orsted
30-Apr Poland Vinge; Wardynski & Partners Wardynski & Partners provided Polish advice to AddLife AB on its EUR 165 million acquisition of an unspecified number of shares in the Vision Ophthalmology Group and its subsidiary Polymed Polska sp. z o.o from SSCP Vision Parent S.C.A. EUR 165 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16695-wardynski-partners-advises-addlife-on-acquisition-of-polymed-polska
30-Apr Romania Biris Goran; Schoenherr Biris Goran helped River Development sell The Light One office building in Bucharest to UNIQA Real Estate GmbH. Schoenherr advised UNIQA on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16708-biris-goran-and-schoenherr-advise-on-sale-of-the-light-one-office-building-in-bucharest
30-Apr Russia DLA Piper; Herbert Smith Freehills DLA Piper advised Russian oil and gas company TAIF on the merger of its petrochemical business with Russian petrochemical company Sibur. Herbert Smith Freehills advised Sibur. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/16703-dla-piper-advises-taif-on-merger-of-petrochemical-business-with-sibur
30-Apr Turkey Akol Law Firm; Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel Akol Law advised Barclays Investment Bank, Credit Suisse, J.P. Morgan, ING, Nomura, Societe Generale, and Standard Chartered Bank on VakifBank's DPR securitization. Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel advised Vakifbank on the deal. USD 1.75 billion ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/16705-akol-law-advises-banks-on-vakifbank-dpr-securitization
3-May Poland Baker Mckenzie; DWF; Miller Thomson Baker McKenzie advised People Can Fly on its acquisition of Canada-based Game On Creative, Inc. The transaction provides for a share swap with PCF shares and the reinvestment of Game On's founder in PCF. DWF Poland and Miller Thomson advised Game On Creative. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16711-baker-mckenzie-dwf-poland-and-miller-thomson-advise-on-people-can-fly-s-acquisition-of-game-on-creative
3-May Turkey Dentons (Baseak); Egemenoglu Egemenoglu advised Turkish beverage company Uludag Beverage on a EUR 15 million financing from the EBRD. The Balcioglu Selcuk Ardiyok Keki Attorney Partnership advised the EBRD on the financing. EUR 15 million ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/16712-egemenoglu-and-baseak-advise-on-uludag-beverage-s-ebrd-financing
3-May Ukraine Asters Asters acted as Ukrainian law counsel to the International Finance Corporation in connection with a USD 20 million loan to Nyva Pereyaslavshchyny, Ukraine's second largest pork producer. USD 20 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16709-asters-advises-on-third-ifc-loan-to-nyva-pereyaslavshchyny
4-May Belarus Sorainen Sorainen helped Hesburger develop its operations in Belarus. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/belarus/16725-sorainen-helps-hesburger-restructure-franchise-relations-in-belarus
4-May Czech Republic Glatzova & Co Glatzova & Co. advised the Purpose Ventures SE fund on its investment in Accomango. EUR 1.54 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16717-glatzova-co-helps-purpose-ventures-se-fund-invest-in-accomango
4-May Czech Republic Allen & Overy; White & Case White & Case helped Ceske Drahy secure a loan of up to CZK 2.6 billion from Raiffeisenbank. Allen & Overy advised the lender on the deal. CZK 2.6 billion ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16715-white-case-and-allen-overy-advise-on-raiffeisenbank-s-loan-to-ceske-drahy
4-May Estonia Sorainen Sorainen advised the Estonian Ministry of the Environment on matters related to the management of hazardous substances at sea. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16726-sorainen-advises-estonian-ministry-of-the-environment-on-managment-of-hazardous-substances-at-sea
4-May Poland Vinge; Wardynski & Partners Wardynski & Partners and Vinge advised the Lagercrantz Group on its acquisition of CW Lundberg, a Poland-based subsidiary of the CWL Group AB. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16716-wardynski-partners-advises-lagercrantz-group-on-acquisition-of-cw-lundberg-in-poland
4-May Poland Olesinski & Wspolnicy; Penteris Penteris advised Huuuge on its USD 38.9 million acquisition of Traffic Puzzle from Wroclaw-based gaming studio Picadilla Games. Olesinski & Wspolnicy advised Picadilla on the deal. USD 38.9 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16723-penteris-advises-huuuge-on-acquisition-of-traffic-puzzle
4-May Poland Kochanski & Partners Kochanski & Partners advised Inovo Venture Partners VC fund on the acquisition of shares in the SunRoof technology company as part of a seed round extension. Other investors participating in the round included SMOK Ventures, LT Capital, EIT InnoEnergy, FD Growth Capital, KnowledgeHub, and other local and international business angels. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16720-kochanski-partners-advises-inovo-venture-partners-vc-fund-on-acquisition-of-shares-in-sunroof
4-May Romania Act Legal (Botezatu Estrade) Act Botezatu Estrade Romania advised OncoChain on its EUR 380,000 seed financing round, which was led by Cleverage Venture Capital and also included an equity crowdfunding round on the Seedblink platform, as well as two angel investors from the Growceanu network. EUR 380,000 ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16722-act-botezatu-estrade-romania-advises-oncochain-on-seed-investment-round
4-May Romania DLA Piper DLA Piper advised Hypo Noe Landesbank on a EUR 16.6 million multi-tranche loan facility granted to the owner and operator of a number of retail shopping centers in Romania. EUR 16.6 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16730-dla-piper-advises-hypo-noe-on-multi-tranche-real-estate-loan-to-shopping-center-operator
4-May Romania Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners successfully represented the interests of Romanian bike producer Atelierele Pegas in a trademark dispute with Germany's ZEG Zweirad-Einkaufs-Genossenschaft eG. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16721-zamfirescu-racoti-vasile-partners-succesful-for-romanian-bike-manufacturer-in-trademark-dispute
4-May Slovakia Cernejova & Hrbek; MCL; Skubla & Partneri MCL advised Marek Vaclavik and Petit Press directors Alexej Fulmek and Peter Macinga on their acquisition of a 5.5% stake in Petit Press from Slovakian finance group Penta. Skubla & Partners advised Penta on the deal, which also included the sale of Penta's remaining 34% stake in Petit Press to the Media Development and Investment Fund. Cernejova & Hrbek advised MDIF on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/slovakia/16731-mcl-and-skubla-partners-advise-on-penta-s-exit-from-petit-press
4-May Ukraine Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko successfully represented Ascania-Flora in a safeguard investigation initiated by the company related to imports of fresh cut roses notwithstanding country of origin and export. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16724-sayenko-kharenko-successfully-represents-ascania-flora
4-May Ukraine Integrites Integrites helped Khlibni Investytsii subsidiary Chanta Mount secure a USD 3 million loan from Raiffeisen Bank International for the construction of a new production line. EUR 3 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16714-integrites-helps-khlibni-investytsii-secure-loan-from-rbi
5-May Estonia Ellex (Raidla); Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Ellex Raidla, working with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, advised investment fund Atomico on its participation in the USD 11 million Series A funding round of Estonian artificial intelligence platform startup Pactum. USD 11 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16738-ellex-raidla-advises-atomico-on-pactum-series-a-funding-round
5-May Lithuania Delphi; Sorainen Sorainen, working alongside Delphi, advised Sweden's Addnode Group on the acquisition of S-Group Solutions, a software company specializing in business-related GIS solutions for municipalities, water, and sewage organizations. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16740-sorainen-advises-addnode-group-on-acquisition-of-s-group-solutions
5-May Moldova Cobzac & Partners Cobzac & Partners successfully represented Latvia's SIA Fertco fertilizer distributor in its attempt to obtain the partial annulment of an arbitral award in Moldova's courts. EUR 2.4 million ceelegalmatters.com/moldova/16732-cobzac-partners-successful-for-latvian-client-in-challenge-of-moldovan-arbitration-award
5-May Poland Allen & Overy; Squire Patton Boggs Allen & Overy advised Ghelamco on the sale of the Woloska 24 office building in Warsaw to ZFP Investments, a subsidiary of Slovakia's IAD Investments. Squire Patton Boggs advised ZFP on the deal. EUR 60 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16742-allen-overy-advises-ghelamco-on-sale-of-woloska-24-office-building-in-warsaw-to-zfp-investments
5-May Romania Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii PNSA advised Ameropa Grains on the sale of a former industrial platform in Constanta to Hornbach. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16741-pnsa-advises-ameropa-grains-on-sale-of-industrial-platform-in-constanta-to-hornbach
6-May Bulgaria Bouzeva & Partners; Gide Loyrette Nouel; Kinstellar; Norton Rose Fulbright; Wilkie Farr & Gallagher; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss, working with Gide Loyrette Nouel and Norton Rose Fulbright, advised the EBRD, the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank, the International Finance Corporation, UniCredit S.p.a., UniCredit Bulbank, UniCredit Bank AG, Societe Generale, Kommunalkredit Austria, and DSK Bank on their provision of a EUR 296 million debt package to support the SOF Connect consortium on its successful bid for the concession of the Sofia Airport. Willkie Farr & Gallagher, Kinstellar, and Bouzeva & Partners advised the borrowers on the deal. EUR 296 million ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/16749-wolf-theiss-gide-norton-rose-wilkie-farr-gallagher-kinstellar-and-bouzeva-partners-advised-on-massive-sofia-airport-concession-financing
6-May Poland Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised private equity fund Gilde Healthcare on its acquisition of Acti-Med AG. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16746-greenberg-traurig-advises-gilde-healthcare-on-acquisition-of-acti-med
6-May Russia Capital Legal Services Capital Legal Services advised ABS LLC, a joint venture of Airports of Regions MC and Novaport Holding, on its entrance into a RUB 7 billion concession agreement for the development of the Blagoveschensk airport. RUB 7 billion ceelegalmatters.com/russia/16745-capital-legal-services-advises-abs-on-development-of-blagoveschensk-airport-passenger-terminal
6-May Ukraine Marchenko Partners Marchenko Partners advised Western NIS Enterprise Fund on its provision of loans to Smachni Spravy and Pizza Veterano Kyiv. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16748-marchenko-partners-advises-wnisef-on-loans-to-smachni-spravy-and-pizza-veterano
6-May Ukraine Latham & Watkins Latham & Watkins advised joint lead managers and bookrunners BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, and JP Morgan on Ukraine’s USD 1.25 billion notes issuance. USD 1.25 billion ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16747-latham-watkins-advises-banks-on-ukraine-bond-issuance
7-May Ukraine Ilyashev & Partners Ilyashev & Partners, representing the interests of the Ukrainian Red Cross Society, persuaded the Economic Court of Kyiv to invalidate the trademark of a Ukrainian pharmacy network featuring the image of a red cross. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16768-ilyashev-partners-successful-again-for-red-cross-society
10-May Austria Schoenherr Schoenherr advised Energie Graz, Energie Steiermark, EVN, Illwerke VKW, Innsbrucker Kommunalbetriebe AG, Kelag, and Linz AG on the foundation of a joint venture in the e-mobility sector. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/16779-schoenherr-advises-energy-service-providers-on-e-mobility-joint-venture
10-May Croatia Deloitte Legal (Krehic & Partners); Savoric & Partners Krehic & Partners in cooperation with Deloitte Legal advised Nipro PharmaPackaging, a supplier of glass primary packaging for the pharmaceutical industry, on the acquisition of Croatian glass pharmaceutical packaging manufacturer Piramida from Blue Sea Capital. Savoric & Partners advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/croatia/16784-krehic-partners-and-savoric-partners-advise-on-nipro-pharmapackaging-s-acquisition-of-piramida
10-May Czech Republic CMS; Kocian Solc Balastik; Schoenherr Schoenherr advised Twisto FinCo s.r.o. and Twisto payments a.s. on its EUR 25 million debt refinancing, including a senior stream provided by J&T Banka of approximately EUR 17.3 million and a mezzanine stream provided jointly by Orbit Capital and Growth Finance of approximately EUR 7.7 million. Kocian Solc Balastik represented J&T Banka and CMS advised Orbit Capital and Growth Finance. EUR 25 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16797-schoenherr-ksb-and-cms-advise-on-twisto-group-s-senior-and-mezzanine-debt-re-financings
10-May Czech Republic HKR HKR, working in cooperation with solo practitioner Adam Zitek, successfully represented the interests of the City of Brno in a dispute over the substantive nature of purpose-built roads on land adjacent to the Luzanky football stadium. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16781-hkr-sucessful-for-city-of-brno-in-dispute-over-roads
10-May Estonia PWC Legal PwC Legal advised Guardtime on its preparation of the VaccineGuard vaccination certificate platform for Estonia's Health and Welfare Information Systems Center. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16782-pwc-legal-helps-guardtime-complete-estonian-vaccination-certificate-system
10-May Greece Norton Rose Fulbright Norton Rose Fulbright advised PPC Renewables S.A. and its Iliaka Parka Dytikis Makedonias 1 S.A. subsidiary on financing it received for the construction of a 15MW photovoltaic park in Ptolemaida, Greece, from the National Bank of Greece and Eurobank. The European Investment Bank was also provided with the right to participate in the financing. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/16796-norton-rose-fulbright-advises-on-ppcr-solar-project-financing
10-May Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen advised the Council of Europe Development Bank on its provision of funding to Kauno Autobusai for the purchase of 100 new solo hybrid buses. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16780-sorainen-advises-council-of-europe-development-bank-on-funding-for-purchase-of-100-hybrid-buses
10-May Slovakia Dentons Dentons, working pro bono, successfully obtained a favorable ruling from the Constitutional Court of the Slovak Republic on behalf of Jozef Andrej, who had been previously convicted of the manslaughter of his severely disabled son. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/slovakia/16783-dentons-achieves-favorable-ruling-for-manslaughter-defendant-in-slovak-constitutional-court
10-May Turkey MC Legal MC Legal advised ZIraat GYO on its TRY 1.9 billion IPO in Turkey. 1.9 billion ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/16778-mc-legal-advises-ziraat-gyo-on-ipo
11-May Austria CMS CMS advised German investment company Finexx on its acquisition of Volpini Verpackungen GmbH Austria. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/16821-cms-advises-finexx-on-acquisition-of-volpini
11-May Czech Republic Allen & Overy; White & Case Allen & Overy advised Cordiant Digital Infrastructure Limited on the acquisition of Ceske Radiokomunikace a.s., a telecommunications, media, and technology infrastructure and services provider in the Czech Republic, from funds managed by Macquarie Asset Management. White & Case advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16798-allen-overy-advises-cordiant-digital-infrastructure-limited-on-acquisition-of-ceske-radiokomunikace
11-May Czech Republic; Slovakia Dentons; Schoenherr Schoenherr advised Ventus LLC and Sky Logistica on the acquisition of Skyport, a cargo operator based in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, from the Czechoslovak Group, a.s. In a parallel transaction, Schoenherr also advised Elite Partners Capital on the acquisition of the Skyport RE cargo property company from the Czechoslovak Group. Dentons advised the Czechoslovak Group on the parallel deals. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/16820-schoenherr-and-dentons-advise-on-ventus-and-sky-logistica-s-acquisition-of-skyport
11-May Estonia Ellex (Raidla) Ellex Raidla advised Superangel on an investment in ParcelSea, made as part of a EUR 935,000 financing round. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16815-ellex-raidla-advises-superangel-on-investment-in-parcelsea
11-May Latvia; Lithuania Ellex (Raidla); Fort; Glimstedt; Walless Glimstedt and Fort Legal advised real estate company Vastint on the sale of office buildings in Vilnius and Riga to Eastnine. Ellex advised Eastnine. EUR 35.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/16814-glimstedt-fort-legal-and-ellex-advise-on-office-building-sale-in-riga-and-vilnius
11-May Lithuania Cobalt Cobalt advised real estate developer Reefo on its EUR 6 million acquisition of the Nidos Banga hotel in Lithuania. EUR 6 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16816-cobalt-advises-reefo-on-acquisition-of-nidos-banga-hotel-in-lithuania
11-May Romania Filip & Company; Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii Filip & Company advised investment fund Mozaik Investments on the acquisition of a minority shareholding in the Romanian company operating the Stradale chain of restaurants, the Mitzu coffee shops, and the Flavours catering service providers. Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii advised the unnamed sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16799-filip-company-and-tza-advise-on-mozaik-s-acquisition-of-shareholding-in-food-services-company
11-May Slovakia Dentons Dentons advised a syndicate of Tatra, Slovenska Sporitena, and UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia on a EUR 116 million loan to Eurovea 2, s.r.o. EUR 116 million ceelegalmatters.com/slovakia/16818-dentons-advises-banks-on-eur-116-million-loan-to-eurovea
12-May Estonia Cobalt Cobalt successfully advised Wolt Eesti in proceedings before the Estonian Competition Authority relating to the company’s price parity conditions. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16817-cobalt-advises-wolt-in-competition-supervision-proceedings-in-estonia
12-May Greece Bernitsas Bernitsas Law advised industrial and energy company Mytilineos SA on its issuance of EUR 500 million aggregate principal amount senior notes due 2026, and on the listing of the notes on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange’s Euro MTF market. EUR 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/greece/16823-bernitsas-law-advises-mytilineos-on-inaugural-green-bond-offering
12-May Poland Bird & Bird; CMS Bird & Bird advised Polish Enterprise Fund VI, a private equity fund managed by Enterprise Investors, on the sale of companies from the Wento group to international energy concern Equinor, which was advised by CMS. EUR 100 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16822-bird-bird-and-cms-advise-on-enterprise-investors-sale-of-wento-to-equinor
12-May Turkey Squire Patton Boggs Squire Patton Boggs, acting on behalf of the State of Turkmenistan, persuaded the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes to dismiss in full a claim of nearly USD 500 million brought against the country by Turkish construction company Sehil Insaat Endustri ve Ticaret Ltd. Sti., and its majority shareholder, Muhammet Cap. USD 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/16824-squire-patton-boggs-successful-for-turkmenistan-in-icsid-arbitration-against-turkish-claimants
13-May Bosnia and Herzegovina BDK Advokati BDK Advokati, working with lead counsel Allen & Overy, advised the joint lead managers, including Societe Generale, on Republika Srpska’s global EUR 300 million Eurobond offering on the London Stock Exchange. EUR 300 million ceelegalmatters.com/bosnia-herzegovina/16839-bdk-advokati-advises-banks-on-republika-srpska-s-lse-bond-offering
13-May Czech Republic Clifford Chance Clifford Chance advised the Film Servis Festival Karlovy Vary, which organizes the Czech Republic's annual Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, on a strategic investment into the entity by the Rockaway Capital Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16834-clifford-chance-advises-organizers-of-karlovy-vary-international-film-festival-on-partnership-with-rockaway-capital
13-May Czech Republic Havel & Partners Havel & Partners, acting on behalf of T-Mobile Czech Republic, persuaded the Regional Court in Brno to annul a decision of the Czech Competition Authority regarding T-Mobile Czech Republic's entrance into interconnection agreements with other mobile operators. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16837-havel-partners-successful-for-t-mobile-czech-republic-in-competition-dispute
13-May Romania Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen; Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii advised Brazilian food company BRF, acting through Nutrinvestment BV and Banvit Bandirma Vitaminli Yem Sanayii AS, on the EUR 20.3 million sale of Banvit Foods to Aaylex System Group S.A. Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston & Petersen advised the Aaylex Group on the deal. EUR 20.3 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16835-tuca-zbarcea-asociatii-and-nndkp-advise-on-brf-s-sale-of-banvit-foods-romania
13-May Romania Buzescu Ca Buzescu Ca advised Danfoss on the sale of a plant in Cluj, Romania, and land around it to NKS Logistic Business. Korcsog & Carunta Notaries advised the buyers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16840-buzescu-ca-advises-danfoss-on-sale-of-plant-and-land-in-cluj-to-nks-logistic-business
14-May Czech Republic Dunovska & Partners; Havel & Partners Havel & Partners advised shareholders Tomas Rutrle, Martin Lips, Yvona Parmova, Martin Slama, and Libor Malek on their sale of IT company Komix to the Cleverlance Group, a subsidiary of the Aricoma Group. Dunovska & Partners advised the buyers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16847-havel-partners-and-dunovska-partners-advise-on-sale-of-komix-to-cleverlance
14-May Czech Republic Kirkland & Ellis; Shearman & Sterling; Weinhold Legal Weinhold Legal, working alongside global counsel Kirkland & Ellis, advised Lionbridge AI on Czech legal aspects of its USD 935 million sale to Canadian telecom company Telus. Shearman & Sterling was global counsel to Telus. USD 935 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16836-weinhold-legal-provides-czech-assistance-on-telus-s-acquisition-of-lionbridge-ai
14-May Czech Republic CMS CMS advised a consortium of Vinci and Meridiam on its public-private partnership contract for the construction of the D4 motorway in the Czech Republic, the country’s first road PPP. Vinci and Meridiam each have a 50% stake in the project, and EUR 474 million of financing been obtained. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16844-cms-advises-vinci-and-meridiam-consortium-on-czech-republic-motorway-ppp-contract
14-May Hungary Allen & Overy; Kinstellar Kinstellar advised mandated arranger and facility and security agent Bank of China on an approximately USD 75 million loan to sponsor China National Machinery Import and Export for the construction and operation of a 100 MW photovoltaic power plant in Hungary. Allen & Overy advised the sponsor. USD 75 million ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/16843-kinstellar-advises-bank-of-china-on-photovoltaic-power-plant-financing-in-hungary
14-May Romania Act Legal (Botezatu Estrade); RTPR RTPR, acting on behalf of the Electrica Group’s electricity distribution company, and ACT Legal Romania, acting on behalf of the Delgaz Grid, persuaded Romania's High Court of Cassation and Justice to rule on behalf of their clients and several other distribution companies in a long-running dispute involving claims of anti-competitive behavior brought by Digi Communications, a member of the RCS-RDS group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16841-rtpr-and-act-legal-successful-for-electrica-group-and-delgaz-group-in-competition-dispute-with-digi-communications
14-May Turkey Baseak; GKC Partners GKC Partners in association with White & Case advised Garanti BBVA and the Alternatif Bank on their provision of a TRY 800 million dividend recapitalization loan to Test Tasit Muayene Istasyonlari Yapim Ve Isletme A.S. The Balcioglu Selcuk Ardiyok Keki Attorney Partnership advised the borrower. TRY 800 million ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/16842-gkc-partners-and-baseak-advise-on-loan-to-bridgepoint-subsidiary
17-May Austria Dorda; King Wood & Mallesons Dorda and King & Wood Mallesons advised a fund managed by Pinova Capital and other shareholders of Deurowood Holding GmbH on the sale of Deurowood to Freudenberg Chemical Specialities. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/16858-dorda-and-king-wood-mallesons-advise-on-pinova-capital-s-sale-of-deurowood-to-freudenberg-chemical-specialities
17-May Croatia Karanovic & Partners (Ilej & Partners); Novak Law NLaw advised the Czech Republic's J&T Ventures on an unspecified investment in Croatia's Robotiq. Ilej & Partners advised Robotiq on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/croatia/16860-nlaw-and-ilej-partners-advise-on-j-t-ventures-investment-in-robotiq
17-May Hungary Lakatos, Koves & Partners; Schjodt; Szecskay Hungary's Lakatos, Koves & Partners and Norway's Schjodt Law Firm advised Norbit ASA on its acquisition of IData Kft. Szecskay Attorneys at Law advised the sellers on the deal. EUR 14.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/16859-lakatos-koves-partners-and-szecskay-advise-on-norbit-asa-s-acquisition-of-idata-kft
17-May Lithuania Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe Orrick advised EQT and Sprints on their investment in Vinted as part of a EUR 250 million round that also included Accel, Burda Principal Investments, Insight Partners, and Lightspeed Venture Partners. Taylor Wessing advised Vinted on the deal. EUR 250 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16852-orrick-and-taylor-wessing-advise-on-vinted-investment-round
17-May Poland Norton Rose Fulbright Norton Rose Fulbright advised BNP Paribas Bank Polska S.A. on financing granted to five SPVs managing photovoltaic installations in Poland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16851-norton-rose-fulbright-advises-bnp-paribas-bank-polska-on-financing-for-polish-pv-installations
17-May Poland Ozog Tomczykowski; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised Burda Media Polska on its acquisition of Edipresse Polska from the Edipresse Group, a Swiss newspaper and magazine publisher. The Ozog Tomczykowski Law Firm advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16865-wolf-theiss-and-ozog-tomczykowski-law-firm-advise-on-burda-s-acquisition-of-edipresse-polska
17-May Poland WKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski Baehr WKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr advised E&W Spolka z Ograniczona Odpowiedzialnoscia ZOL Spslka Komandytowa, a company belonging to Denmark's Eurowind Energy A/S and Windbud Sp. z o.o., on the construction of the Zolkiewka wind farm. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16861-wkb-advises-e-w-on-construction-of-zolkiewka-wind-farm
17-May Turkey Baker Mckenzie; White & Case; White & Case (GKC Partners) GKC Partners in association with White & Case advised Pegasus Airlines on its USD 375 million debut Eurobonds issuance, due in 2026. Baker McKenzie advised global coordinators and joint book-runners BofA Securities and Goldman Sachs International. USD 375 million ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/16862-gkc-partners-and-baker-mckenzie-advise-on-pegasus-airlines-debut-eurobonds-issuance
17-May Ukraine Asters Asters advised Elementum Energy Ltd. on the acquisition of a majority stake in the Dnistrovska wind park, in the Odessa region of Ukraine, and advised Elementum and Ukraine Power Resources on the construction of the first phase of the wind park. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16850-asters-advises-elementum-energy-and-ukraine-power-resources-on-acquisition-and-construction-of-first-phase-of-dnistrovska-wind-park
18-May Greece Drakopoulos Drakopoulos advised the TUI Group on its sale of 100% of the shares in an unspecified SPV, which owns a hotel and a 75,000-square-meter plot of land in Ermioni, Greece, to an unidentified consortium of investors. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/16869-drakopoulos-advises-tui-group-on-sale-of-beachfront-hotel-in-ermioni-greece
18-May Poland KPMG Legal; Ozog Tomczykowski The Ozog Tomczykowski Law Firm advised the Warsaw Equity Group on its sale of a 64% stake in Zaklady Przemyslu Cukierniczego Otmuchow S.A. and a minority stake in Przedsiebiorstwo Wyrobow Cukierniczych Odra S.A to Kervan Gűda Sanayi Ve Ticaret Anonim Sirketi. KPMG Legal advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16864-ozog-tomczykowski-and-kpmg-legal-advise-on-warsaw-equity-group-s-sale-of-zpc-otmuchow-and-pwc-odra
18-May Romania Albota Law Firm; Peli Partners The Albota law firm assisted Belgium-based real estate developer Atenor on its sale of the Hermes Business Campus to Adventum International. Peli Partners reportedly advised the buyer on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16872-albota-law-firm-assists-atenor-with-sale-of-hermes-business-campus-to-adventum-international
18-May Romania Bondoc & Asociatii Bondoc si Asociatii advised Restart Energy on its issuance of 163,612 green bonds convertible into shares and their admission to trading on the Bucharest Stock Exchange’s Multilateral Trading System. Romania-based brokerage company Goldring acted as an intermediary on the transaction. RON 16 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16870-bondoc-si-asociatii-advises-restart-energy-on-convertible-green-bonds-issuance
18-May Romania Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen advised Globalworth on its approximately EUR 18 million acquisition of Romania's Industrial Park West Arad and the IPW Oradea Industrial Park West Oradea from an unidentified seller. EUR 18 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16868-nndkp-advises-globalworth-on-acquisition-of-ipw-arad-and-ipw-oradea
18-May Turkey White & Case; White & Case (GKC Partners) GKC Partners in association with White & Case advised Rollic Games on its acquisition of 100% of the shares of Uncosoft Yazilim. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/16871-gkc-partners-advises-rollic-games-on-acquisition-of-uncosoft-yazilim
19-May Latvia TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised the representatives of the European Central Bank on Latvian law matters related to the rejection of the appeals of ABLV Bank AS and its largest shareholders of orders of the General Court of the European Union dismissing their actions for annulment of the ECB's declaration that ABLV Bank and its subsidiary, ABLV Bank Luxembourg SA, were failing or were likely to fail. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/16877-tgs-baltic-advises-european-central-bank-on-latvian-law-matters-related-to-appeals-of-orders-of-the-general-court-of-european-union
19-May Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Evernord, an investment firm based in Vilnius, on the placement of EUR 4 million in bonds by freeze-dried food manufacturer Dehidra. EUR 4 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16879-tgs-baltic-advises-evernord-on-dehidra-s-eur-4-million-bond-issue
19-May Poland Dentons; SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised Wave Properties Polska on the sale of the Adama Asynka 9 office property in Krakow to the Paref Group. Dentons reportedly advised the buyer on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16881-ssw-pragmatic-solutions-and-dentons-advise-on-paref-group-s-acquisition-of-office-property-in-krakow
20-May Bulgaria Boyanov & Co; Freshfields; Mayer Brown Boyanov & Co., working with lead counsel Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, advised initial purchasers Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley on Bulgarian legal aspects of Standard Profil Automotive’s issuance of EUR 275 million 6.250% secured notes due 2026. Mayer Brown advised the issuer on the deal. EUR 275 million ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/16892-boyanov-co-and-mayer-brown-advise-on-standard-profil-automotive-bond-offering
20-May Estonia Sorainen Sorainen helped Estonian payment service provider Wallester obtain a license from the Estonian Financial Supervision and Resolution Authority to provide services cross-border in all EU and EEA states. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16889-sorainen-helps-wallester-obtain-license-to-provide-cross-border-services
20-May Estonia TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised FitSphere on a seed-round involving multiple investors. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16880-tgs-baltic-advises-fitsphere-on-seed-round-investments
20-May Lithuania Ellex (Valiunas) Ellex Valiunas successfully represented Klaipedos Nafta in a dispute with the Achema Group over the financing of the development of the Klaipeda liquefied natural gas terminal that reached the Court of Justice of the European Union. EUR 448 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16893-ellex-valiunas-successful-for-klaipedos-nafta-in-dispute-with-achema-group
20-May Romania Schoenherr Schoenherr advised Engie Romania on the acquisition of a fully operational Romanian photovoltaic project from two German investors. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16934-schoenherr-advises-engie-romania-on-acquisition-of-operational-pv-park
20-May Ukraine DLA Piper; Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe DLA Piper advised the Stillfront Group on its acquisition of 100% of the shares in Game Labs Inc. from founders and management. Orrick advised the sellers. USD 32.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16890-dla-piper-and-orrick-advise-on-stillfront-group-s-acquisition-of-game-labs-inc
20-May Ukraine Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko helped Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. obtain the approval of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine for its merger with Peugeot S.A. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16878-sayenko-kharenko-helps-fiat-chrysler-automobiles-obtain-ukrainian-merger-clearance-for-combination-of-fca-and-psa
21-May Austria Schoenherr; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised Kommunalkredit Austria AG on its successful issue of ordinary senior eligible notes in the amount of EUR 300 million. Schoenherr advised joint lead managers Erste Group Bank AG, Landesbank Baden-Wurttemberg, and Raiffeisenbank International AG, and co-lead manager Landesbank Hessen-Thuringen Girozentrale. EUR 300 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/16900-wolf-theiss-and-schoenherr-advise-on-kommunalkredit-note-issuance
21-May Czech Republic BPV Braun Partners BPV Braun Partners advised Czech tech start-up SentiSquare s.r.o., on its second round of financing, in which it acquired EUR 1 million from new investors IXPERTA and Fazole Ventures. EUR 1 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16898-bpv-braun-partners-advises-sentisquare-on-second-round-of-financing
21-May Estonia Cobalt; Sorainen The Tallinn office of Sorainen advised YIT on the sale of its paving and mineral aggregates business in Estonia to KMG Inseneriehitus. Cobalt reportedly advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16894-sorainen-advises-yit-on-sale-of-paving-and-mineral-aggregates-business-in-estonia
21-May Lithuania Ellex (Valiunas) Ellex Valiunas successfully represented the Vakaru Baltijos shipyard in its appeal of a public procurement award to a consortium of Finnish companies to provide a specialized vessel for the Lithuanian Armed Forces to eliminate pollution incidents and carry out rescue operations in the Baltic Sea. EUR 40 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16899-ellex-valiunas-successful-for-vakaru-baltijos-shipyard-in-challenge-of-public-procurement-award
21-May Russia Dentons Dentons advised Russian animation studio Soyuzmultfilm LLC on its acquisition of an unidentified stake in Mult Efir LLC. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/16901-dentons-advises-soyuzmultfilm-on-acquisition-of-stake-in-mult-efir
21-May Ukraine CMS; Redcliffe Partners Redcliffe Partners and CMS advised the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in connection with a EUR 13.8 million loan to the Kokhavynska Paper Factory. EUR 13.8 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16897-redcliffe-partners-advises-ebrd-on-loan-to-kokhavynska-paper-factory
24-May Austria Brandl Talos; McCullough Robertson Brandl Talos, working with McCullough Robertson, advised Sportradar Group on its acquisition of InteractSport Group, a sports data and technology company based in Australia and England. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/16910-brandl-talos-advises-sportradar-on-acquisition-of-interactsport
24-May Lithuania Sorainen The Vilnius office of Sorainen, working with lead counsel Fasken, advised Canada-based payment technology provider Nuvei on its USD 250 million acquisition of Simplex. USD 250 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16908-sorainen-advises-nuvei-on-acquisition-of-simplex
24-May Romania Schoenherr Schoenherr advised Risen Energy Solar Project GmbH on the sale of a photovoltaic project with an installed capacity of 20 MW, located in Giurgiu county, Romania, to Alternus Energy Group plc. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16909-schoenherr-advises-risen-energy-solar-project-on-sale-of-photovoltaic-park-to-alternus-energy-group
25-May Bulgaria Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov Djingov, Gouginsky, Kyutchukov & Velichkov advised Blocks Group AD on a EUR 30.2 million ten-year secured bond issue, placed on April 12, 2021, and offered to a limited number of specific qualified investors. The anchor investor in the bonds is Bulgarian Development Bank AD. EUR 30.2 million ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/16911-dgkv-advises-blocks-group-on-bond-issuance
25-May Czech Republic Clifford Chance Clifford Chance advised sole lead manager J&T Banka and arranger J&T IB Capital Markets on Czech legal aspects of Energo-Pro Green Finance’s increase of its CZK 530 million bonds issue to CZK 1.06 billion. CZK 530 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16920-clifford-chance-advises-underwriters-on-increase-of-energo-pro-s-bonds-issue
25-May Hungary Lakatos, Koves & Partners Lakatos, Koves & Partners assisted the Duna Medical Center with the beginning of the development of a new hospital in Budapest. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/16917-lkt-advises-duna-medical-center-on-development-of-new-hospital-in-budapest
25-May Hungary Lakatos, Koves & Partners; Orban-Perlaki Law Firm Lakatos, Koves & Partners advised Portuguese insurance company Fidelidade on the acquisition of the 16,000-square-meter BC 140 office building on the Vaci Corridor in Budapest. The Orban-Perlaki Law Firm reportedly advised German asset management company DWS, the seller, on the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/16917-lkt-advises-duna-medical-center-on-development-of-new-hospital-in-budapest
25-May Lithuania Bahr; Ellex (Valiunas); Wiersholm Law Firm Ellex Valiunas, working alongside Norway's Bahr law firm, advised Sweden's Alfa Laval on its EUR 363 million acquisition of weather intelligence company StormGeo, including its Lithuanian subsidiary. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2021. Norway's Wiersholm Law Firm advised the seller, the EQT Mid Market fund. EUR 363 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16121-ellex-valiunas-advises-alfa-laval-on-stormgeo-acquisition
25-May Lithuania Sorainen; TGS Baltic Sorainen advised Eco Baltia, backed by the INVL Baltic Sea Growth Fund and the EBRD, on its acquisition of an 85% stake in Ecoservice from the BaltCap Private Equity Fund II. TGS Baltic advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16916-sorainen-and-tgs-baltic-advise-on-eco-baltia-s-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-ecoservice
25-May Poland Allen & Overy; Dentons Dentons advised Reino IO Logistics on the acquisition by its investment vehicle Polish Logistics of logistics parks in Lodz, Poznan, Sosnowiec, Bielsko-Biala, and Rzeszow, from AEW Europe. Allen & Overy advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16921-dentons-and-allen-overy-advise-on-polish-logistics-acquisition-of-five-logistics-parks-from-aew
25-May Russia Dentons Dentons advised UniCredit on its provision of a USD 50 million sustainability-linked loan to PJSC Sibur Holding, the largest integrated petrochemicals company in Russia. USD 50 million ceelegalmatters.com/russia/16915-dentons-advises-unicredit-on-esg-loan-to-sibur
25-May Turkey Baker McKenzie (Esin Attorney Partnership); Chiomenti; Gide Loyrette Nouel (Ozdirekcan Dundar Senocak) Gide Loyrette Nouel and its associated firm in Turkey, Ozdirekcan Dundar Senocak, both working with lead counsel Chiomenti, advised Carel on its acquisition of a 51% stake in CFM Sogutma ve Otomasyon A.S. The Esin Attorney Partnership advised the seller on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/16919-gide-and-esin-attorney-partnership-advise-on-carel-s-acquisition-of-stake-in-cfm-in-turkey
25-May Ukraine Asters; Avellum; Hogan Lovells; Latham & Watkins Latham & Watkins advised DTEK Energy on the restructuring of over USD 2 billion of its bank and bond indebtedness pursuant to two inter-conditional schemes of arrangement. Hogan Lovells and Asters advised an unidentified group of ad hoc lenders on the matter. Avellum advised DTEK on Ukrainian legal matters. USD 2 billion ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16912-latham-watkins-hogan-lovells-and-asters-advise-on-dtek-energy-usd-2-billion-debt-restructuring
26-May Austria; Lithuania Deloitte Legal; LeitnerLaw Deloitte Legal Lithuania and LeitnerLaw advised Hoerbiger on the cross-border merger of Lithuanian entity Hoerbiger LT UAB into Austrian entity Hoerbiger Wien. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/16924-deloitte-legal-and-leitnerlaw-advise-hoerbiger-on-cross-border-merger
26-May Estonia Sorainen; Taylor Wessing Sorainen, working alongside Taylor Wessing in Germany, advised IT lifecycle company Foxway on its acquisition of recommerce business Flip4 from shareholders including its founders and Media-Saturn-Holding GmbH. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16926-sorainen-and-taylor-wessing-advise-foxway-on-flip4-acquisition
26-May Hungary Lakatos, Koves & Partners Lakatos, Koves & Partners advised Budapest real estate company Convergence on the doubling of the office space it leases to private healthcare provider Doktor24 in Budapest's Cityzen office building. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/16927-lkt-advises-convergence-on-doktor24-office-space-lease
26-May Poland Brzezinski Gregorczyk; Gessel Gessel advised Resource Partners on an unspecified investment in playground producer Buglo. The Law Office of Brzezinski and Gregorczyk advised Buglo on the deal. Financing was provided by ING Bank. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16928-gessel-advises-resource-partners-on-investment-in-buglo
26-May Serbia Dangubic Law Firm; NSTLaw NSTLaw advised Amdico International Ltd. on the purchase of hospitality company HTP Srbija d.o.o, the owner and operator of the Srbija Hotel in Vrsac, Serbia, from Spain's _Eix Daurada Invest sl. The Dangubic Law Firm in Vrsac advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/16930-nstlaw-advises-amdico-international-on-hotel-purchase-in-serbia
27-May Czech Republic JSK JSK advised the shareholders of the North Moravian investment company Cresco&Finance on the sale of its Silnice Morava subsidiary to Imos Brno. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16948-jsk-advises-cresco-finance-on-sale-of-silnice-morava
27-May Hungary Kinstellar The Budapest office of Kinstellar advised SK Innovation on its acquisition of land in Ivancsa, Hungary, for its new automotive battery factory. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/16943-kinstellar-advises-sk-innovation-on-acquisition-of-land-in-hungary-for-construction-of-new-factory
27-May Hungary Noerr The Budapest office of Noerr advised Polish pesticide distributor Chemirol on its acquisition of a 10% shareholding in Hungary's Chemark Zrt. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/16936-noerr-advises-chemirol-on-acquisition-of-stake-in-chemark
27-May Kosovo RPHS Law RPHS helped the Moxico Luma Kosova Mining consortium from the UK and Poland obtain strategic investor status in Kosovo. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/kosovo/16950-rphs-helps-moxico-luma-kosova-mining-obtain-strategic-investor-status-in-kosovo
27-May Poland DLK Legal DLK Legal helped Mytaxi Polska sp. z o.o., which does business as Free Now, register with the Polish Financial Supervision Authority as an entity benefiting from the limited network exemption under the Polish Act on Payment Services. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/16945-dlk-legal-helps-free-now-register-a-limited-network-instrument-with-polish-financial-supervision-authority
27-May Romania Bondoc & Asociatii Bondoc & Asociatii advised digital transformation and solution provider Intive on the acquisition of technology group Ammeon. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16933-bondoc-asociatii-advises-intive-on-acquisition-of-ammeon
27-May Romania Clifford Chance; Linklaters Clifford Chance Badea advised MAS Real Estate on a EUR 300 million green bond offer. Linklaters advised joint book-runners and lead managers Raiffeisen Bank International and Deutsche Bank. EUR 300 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16946-clifford-chance-and-linklaters-advise-on-mas-real-estate-s-green-bond-offer
27-May Russia Kachkin & Partners Kachkin & Partners advised Sirin Development on the sale of the Nordway logistics complex near St. Petersburg to investment development company Central Properties. RUB 4.5 billion ceelegalmatters.com/russia/16947-kachkin-partners-advises-sirin-development-on-sale-of-st-petersburg-logistics-complex-to-central-properties
27-May Turkey Paksoy Paksoy advised Cisco Systems on the acquisition of Socio Labs, a US-based event technology platform that was co-founded by its Turkish CEO, Yarkin Sakucoglu. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/16935-paksoy-advises-cisco-on-acquisition-of-socio-labs
27-May Ukraine Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko advised the EBRD on the extension of an up-to-EUR 25 million loan to Credit Agricole Bank Ukraine. EUR 25 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16944-sayenko-kharenko-advises-ebrd-on-loan-to-support-smes-in-ukraine
28-May Austria Allen & Overy; CMS; Dorda Dorda, working with lead counsel Allen & Overy, advised DIF Capital Partners on the sale of its stake in a PPP portfolio including two hospitals in Vienna to Equitix. CMS advised Equitix on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/16959-dorda-cms-and-allen-overy-advise-dif-capital-partners-on-sale-of-stake-in-ppp-project-with-two-hospitals-in-vienna
28-May Czech Republic Dentons Dentons advised a syndicate of four banks – Komercni Banka, Ceska Sporitelna, Ceskoslovenska Obchodni Banka, and UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia – on the financing of DEK’s acquisition of Best, including the refinancing of the Best group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16965-dentons-advises-banks-on-financing-dek-s-acquisition-of-best-in-the-czech-republic
28-May Czech Republic Dentons; Giese & Partners Dentons helped Crestyl secure a EUR 130 million loan from German banks PBB Deutsche Pfandbriefbank and Helaba for refinancing the Dock in Office Park in Prague. Giese & Partner reportedly advised the banks. EUR 130 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16957-dentons-and-giese-partner-advise-on-crestyl-s-refinancing-of-prague-s-dock-in-office-park
28-May Czech Republic Kocian Solc Balastik Kocian Solc Balastik advised US software company Jamf on its USD 400 million acquisition of software developer Wandera. USD 400 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/16939-kocian-solc-balastik-advises-jamf-on-acquisition-of-wandera
28-May Estonia DLA Piper; Sorainen Sorainen advised Graphic Packaging International on the Estonian aspects of its approximately USD 1.45 billion cash acquisition of the AR Packaging Group from the CVC Capital Partners Fund VI. DLA Piper Stockholm was lead counsel to GPI on the deal. USD 1.45 billion ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16961-sorainen-and-dla-piper-advise-on-graphic-packaging-s-acquistion-of-ar-packaging-group
28-May Latvia Cobalt Cobalt advised joint lead managers Luminor and Swedbank on Latvenergo AS’s EUR 50 million green seven-year maturity bonds issuance. EUR 50 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/16953-cobalt-advises-banks-on-latvenergo-s-green-bonds-issuance
28-May Latvia Ellex (Klavins) Ellex Klavins successfully represented the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Latvia in legal proceedings brought by Latvian state companies against the former shareholders of AS Parex Banka, now doing business as AS Reverta. EUR 141 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/16938-ellex-klavins-successful-for-latvian-ministry-of-finance-in-claim-against-parex-banka
28-May Latvia Ellex (Klavins); Goodwin Procter; Latham & Watkins Ellex Klavins and Latham & Watkins advised Printful on a USD 130 million investment into the company by Bregal Sagemont. Goodwin Procter advised Bregal Sagemount. USD 130 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/16937-ellex-advises-printful-on-usd-130-million-investment
28-May Latvia Sorainen Sorainen represented Danish furniture and home decor retailer JYSK before Latvia’s Constitutional Court, Competition Council, and Ministry of Economics regarding the government-imposed restrictions on commerce at shopping centers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/16956-sorainen-helps-jysk-oppose-restrictions-on-commerce-in-large-shopping-malls-in-latvia
28-May Latvia TGS Baltic TGS Baltic, working with lead counsel Vinge, advised the Lagercrantz Group AB on its acquisition of a 75% stake in Libra-Plast AS. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/16951-tgs-baltic-and-vinge-advise-on-lagercrantz-s-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-libra-plast
28-May Latvia Walless Walless successfully helped Latvia's state-owned SIA Publisko Aktivu Parvalditajs Possessor recover EUR 1.9 million in damages in a lawsuit against Grindeks shareholders Kirovs Lipmans and Filips Lipmans. EUR 1.9 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/16941-walless-successful-for-publisko-aktivu-parvalditajs-possessor-in-lawsuit-against-grindeks-shareholders
28-May Poland DLK Legal DLK Legal helped Kardynal&Kardynal obtain a license from the Polish Financial Supervision Authority to provide payment initiation services and account information services as a payment institution. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16960-dlk-legal-helps-kardynal-kardynal-obtain-payment-institution-license-in-poland
28-May Poland Olesinski & Wspolnicy; Ozog Tomczykowski The Ozog Tomczykowski law firm helped Placeme.pl on a PLN 2 million investment into the company by the BValue fund. Olesinski & Wspolnicy advised the investor on the deal. PLN 2 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16952-ozog-tomczykowski-and-olesinski-wspolnicy-advise-on-bvalue-s-investment-in-placeme-pl
28-May Romania Clifford Chance Clifford Chance Badea advised guarantor and bond trustee Nordic Trustee AS on the Norwegian-law-governed EUR 200 million senior secured green bond issuance by a subsidiary of Ireland's Alternus Energy Group. EUR 200 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16942-clifford-chance-advises-nordic-trustee-on-green-bond-issuance-by-altus-energy-group-subsidiary
28-May Romania Maier, Ciucur & Asociatii Maier, Ciucur & Asociatii successfully represented health and fitness operator Smartfit Timisoara in its challenge to the Romanian Government's mandatory shutdown of gyms and fitness centers in communities with a fourteen-day COVID-19 tally above four in one thousand. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/16964-maierciucur-successful-for-smartfit-in-dispute-with-romanian-government
28-May Serbia Karanovic & Partners Karanovic & Partners advised the Marriott International hotel chain on its entrance into a cooperation agreement with Millennium Resorts for the construction of a hotel complex in Vranjska Banja, Serbia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/16940-karanovic-partners-advises-marriott-international-on-creation-of-serbian-hotel-complex
28-May Turkey White & Case (GKC Partners); Paksoy GKC Partners in association with White & Case advised joint bookrunners UBS and Bank of America Securities on LimakPort’s issuance of USD 370 million senior secured bonds, under Rule 144A / Regulation S due 2036, at a coupon rate of 9.50%. Paksoy advised the issuer. USD 370 million ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/16963-gkc-partners-and-paksoy-advise-on-limakport-secured-bonds-issuance
31-May Estonia Sorainen Sorainen helped Estonian non-governmental organization Eesti Tsiviilallianss submit proposed amendments to Estonia's Communicable Diseases Prevention and Control Act to the Estonian parliament. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/16955-sorainen-helps-eesti-tsiviilallianss-amend-estonia-s-communicable-diseases-prevention-and-control-act
31-May Lithuania Averus Averus advised newly established Lithuania-headquartered Heston Airlines on its launch. The company was granted an air operators certificate from the Lithuanian Transport Competence Agency and intends to initiate its charter and wet-lease operations this summer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16978-averus-advises-heston-airlines-on-getting-its-wings
31-May Ukraine Avellum; OMP Avellum acted as Ukrainian counsel to Diligent Capital Partners on the joint acquisition with the FMO bank of a minority stake in Ukrainian feed producer Edinstvo Group. The OMP law firm reportedly advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16954-avellum-advises-dcp-on-ukrainian-aspects-of-stake-acquisition-in-edinstvo-group
1-Jun Lithuania Cobalt; Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe; Withersworldwide Orrick, working with the Lithuanian office of Cobalt, advised Interactio, a Lithuania-based remote interpretation platform, on its recent USD 30 million Series A funding round. Withersworldwide and Sorainen advised the investors. USD 30 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16983-orrick-cobalt-and-withers-advise-on-interactio-series-a-funding
1-Jun Lithuania Fort; Walless Fort advised the Eika Real Estate Fund on its entrance into an agreement with Tamro UAB to develop a built-to-suit type logistics and business center and its lease in the Kaunas district of Lithuania. Walless advised Tamro on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/16982-fort-legal-and-walless-advise-on-eika-real-estate-fund-s-development-of-logistics-center
1-Jun Poland Clifford Chance; Rymarz Zdort Rymarz Zdort advised Pepco Group N.V. on Polish law matters related to its IPO and the admission and introduction of its shares to trading on the regulated market of the Warsaw Stock Exchange. Clifford Chance reportedly advised joint global coordinators Goldman Sachs Bank Europe SE and J.P. Morgan A.G. PLN 23 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16984-rymarz-zdort-advises-pepco-group-n-v-on-ipo
1-Jun Poland Clifford Chance; White & Case Clifford Chance advised Trinseo S.A. on the sale of its synthetic rubber business in Schkopau, Germany, to Poland-based Synthos S.A. for an enterprise value of USD 491 million. White & Case advised the buyers on the deal. USD 491 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16986-clifford-chance-and-white-case-advise-on-trinseo-s-sale-of-german-synthetic-rubber-business-to-synthos
1-Jun Poland JDP JDP Drapala & Partners, representing Madrid's Acciona Construccion S.A. and Mostostal Warszawa S.A., obtained a partial judgment from the Appellate Court in Warsaw amending the judgment of the first instance court and ordering public employer GDDKiA to pay the firm's clients a total of over PLN 23 million (including interest). PLN 23 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/16995-jdp-drapala-partners-successful-for-acciona-construccion-and-mostostal-warszawa-in-important-liquidated-damages-case
1-Jun Slovenia; Croatia Deloitte Legal (Krehic & Partners) Krehic & Partners in cooperation with Deloitte Legal advised Slovenia's Iskra on its acquisition of Croatia's Elka Cables from Cotra d.o.o and Miljenko Hacek. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/16985-krehic-partners-advises-iskra-on-acquisition-of-elka-cables
1-Jun Turkey Ozbek Attorney Partnership; Turunc The Turunc Law Firm advised Bogazici Ventures on its USD 1.4 million investment into Tarentum, a developer of machine learning and artificial intelligence technology solutions. The Ozbek law firm advised Tarentum on the deal. USD 1.4 million ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/16981-turunc-and-ozbek-advise-on-bogazici-ventures-investment-in-tarentum
1-Jun Ukraine Vasil Kisil & Partners Vasil Kisil and Partners successfully represented commercial audio content provider PressCom and its clients Testi Food (which operates the KFC restaurants chain) and Bastet Fem (which operates the Pesto Cafe chain) in a lawsuit brought against them by the Ukrainian League of Copyright and Related Rights for lost profits allegedly arising from their use of PressCom sourced music in their restaurants. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/16980-vasil-kisil-and-partners-successful-for-presscom-in-copyright-profits-dispute
2-Jun Bulgaria Dimitrov Petrov & Co.; Schoenherr Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. advised Svilen Maximov – the sole owner of TV- and Internet-provider Networx-Bulgaria – on the sale of 100% of the company’s shares to BTC. Schoenherr advised BTC on the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/17027-dimitrov-petrov-co-and-schoenherr-advise-on-sale-of-networx-bulgaria-to-btc
2-Jun Poland Kondracki Celej; Mason Hayes & Curran; Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe Orrick and Kondracki Celej advised lead investor FF Ventures on the EUR 5 million in financing obtained by SpaceOS. Mason Hayes & Curran advised SpaceOS on the financing. EUR 5 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17024-orrick-kondracki-celej-and-mason-hayes-curran-advise-on-spaceos-financing
2-Jun Russia Kachkin & Partners Kachkin & Partners advised real estate developer Krasnaya Strela on the sale of a business-class residential development project on Moskovsky Prospekt in Saint Petersburg, including the 2.63-hectare plot, building permits, and RUB 6.3 billion in financing provided by the DOM.RF Bank, to developer E.Development of Moscow. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17026-kachkin-partners-advised-developer-krasnaya-strela-on-saint-petersburg-real-estate-sale
3-Jun Lithuania DLA Piper; Sorainen Sorainen, working with lead counsel DLA Piper Sweden, advised Storskogen on its acquisition of a majority stake in Scandia Steel. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/17029-sorainen-and-dla-piper-advise-on-storskogen-s-acquisition-of-majority-of-shares-in-scandia-steel
3-Jun Poland Baker Mckenzie; Noerr Noerr advised the shareholders of Adaptive Vision Sp. z o.o. on the sale of 100% of the shares in the company to a UK-based subsidiary of Zebra Technologies. Baker McKenzie advised the buyers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17025-noerr-and-baker-mckenzie-advise-on-sale-of-adaptive-vision-to-zebra-technologies-subsidiary
4-Jun Czech Republic DLA Piper; Schoenherr DLA Piper advised Zip Co Ltd on the conditional acquisition of the remaining 78% of Spotii and 90% of Twisto. Schoenherr advised Twisto on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/17041-dla-piper-and-schoenherr-advise-on-zip-s-acquisitions-of-spotii-and-twisto
4-Jun Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania Eversheds Sutherland Eversheds Sutherland advised Estonian investment firm MM Grupp OU on its acquisition of control over Forum Cinemas OU in Estonia, as well as its branches in Latvia and Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/17055-eversheds-sutherland-advises-mm-grupp-on-acquisition-of-controlling-stake-in-forum-cinemas
4-Jun Hungary; Serbia BDK Advokati; Dentons; Lakatos, Koves & Partners; Zavisin Semiz & Partneri BDK Advokati and Lakatos, Koves & Partners advised Hungarian real estate investor Indotek Group on its EUR 267.6 million acquisition of 11 office buildings from Globe Trade Centre in Belgrade, Serbia. Dentons and Zavisin Semiz & Partneri advised GTC on the deal. EUR 267.6 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17051-bdk-advokati-lkt-and-zsp-advise-on-indotek-group-s-acquisition-of-gtc-s-belgrade-office-portfolio
4-Jun Latvia Sorainen Sorainen provided legal assistance to Latvian band Astro’n’out related to their composition of the anthem for the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship 2021, which will be held in Riga, Latvia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/17036-sorainen-advises-astro-n-out-on-composition-of-ice-hockey-world-championship-anthem
4-Jun Poland Baker Mckenzie; Dentons; DLA Piper; Wolf Theiss Dentons and Baker McKenzie advised international investment manager BentallGreenOak on its acquisition of three 7R Park Tczew warehouses from 7R. Wolf Theiss advised the seller. DLA Piper advised ING on its provision of financing for the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17037-dentons-baker-mckenzie-wolf-theiss-and-dla-piper-advise-on-bentallgreenoak-s-acquisition-of-logistics-parks-from-7r
4-Jun Russia Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners advised PPG Industries on Russian legal aspects of its tender offer for the shares of Finnish paint manufacturer Tikkurila. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17056-epam-advises-ppg-industries-on-russian-aspects-of-tikkurila-acquisition
4-Jun Ukraine Aequo Aequo advised BlaBlaCar on the acquisition of Ukrainian company Octobus, which developed an inventory management system for the automation of bus passenger transportation. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/17042-aequo-advises-blablacar-on-acquisition-of-octobus
7-Jun Austria Brandl Talos Brandl Talos advised Riddle&Code FinTech Solutions on its registration as a virtual currency service provider with the Austrian Financial Market Authority. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17053-brandl-talos-advises-riddle-code-fintech-solutions-on-registration-with-austrian-financial-market-authority
7-Jun Austria Schoenherr; Wolf Theiss Schoenherr advised joint lead managers Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft, Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Landesbank Baden-Wurttemberg, and Raiffeisenbank International AG, on the placement of EUR 500 million 0.5% mortgage covered notes due 2041 issued by Raiffeisen-Landesbank Steiermark AG. Wolf Theiss advised the issuer. EUR 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17050-schoenherr-advises-banks-on-placement-of-raiffeisen-landesbank-steiermark-s-mortgage-covered-notes
7-Jun Czech Republic Allen & Overy; Baker Mckenzie; Paul Weiss Allen & Overy advised CZG - Ceska Zbrojovka Group SE on its acquisition of US firearms maker Colt. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison advised Colt on US law matters while Baker McKenzie advised the company on Czech law. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/17045-allen-overy-paul-weiss-and-baker-mckenzie-advise-on-ceska-zbrojovka-group-s-acquisition-of-colt
7-Jun Czech Republic BPV Braun Partners; Peterka & Partners BPV Braun Partners advised online wine retailer 8Wines Czech Republic s.r.o. on its acquisition of a 10% stake in Purcari Wineries Plc. Peterka & Partners advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/17057-bpv-braun-partners-advises-8wines-on-acquisition-of-stake-in-purcari-wineries
7-Jun Czech Republic Dentons; Hoffmannova Koranda; Kinstellar; Strnad Joch Lokajicek Advokati Kinstellar advised a syndicate of Raiffeisenbank, UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, and Komercni Banka Raiffeisen on financing it provided to Raiffeisen Leasing for that company's acquisition of the Proton Therapy Center Czech from Immorent. Kinstellar also advised Raiffeisen Leasing on the underlying deal. Dentons advised Immorent. Hoffmannova Koranda reportedly also advised Immorent and Strnad Joch Lokajicek Advokati reportedly advised the Proton Therapy Center Czech. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/17047-kinstellar-and-dentons-advise-on-raiffeisen-group-s-acquisition-of-proton-therapy-center-czech
7-Jun Czech Republic Havel & Partners; Weil, Gotshal & Manges Havel & Partners advised British investment firm CapVest on Czech legal aspects of its sale of Valeo Foods to Bain Capital Private Equity. Weil, Gotshal & Manges reportedly advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/17049-havel-partners-advises-capvest-on-sale-of-valeo-foods-to-bain-capital
7-Jun Czech Republic PRKPartners PRK Partners advised Societe Generale on an unspecified investment in and increase in its stake in Czech online insurance start-up Mutumutu. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/17052-prk-partners-advises-societe-generale-on-investment-in-mutumutu
7-Jun Estonia Cobalt Cobalt advised the Nordic Secondary Fund on its acquisition of shares in Estonian financing facility company Fiizy. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/17040-cobalt-advises-nordic-secondary-fund-on-acquisition-of-shares-in-fiizy
7-Jun Estonia Cobalt Cobalt advised Lixea on an investment of EUR 2 million into the company by the European Innovation Council Fund. EUR 2 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/17039-cobalt-advises-lixea-on-raising-eur-2-million-from-european-innovation-council
7-Jun Estonia; Lithuania Cobalt; Sorainen Cobalt advised Estonia's Aktiva Finants on its acquisition of specialized payment platform Viena Saskaita from ME Investicija. Sorainen advised ME Investicija on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17038-cobalt-advises-aktiva-finants-on-acquiring-viena-saskaita
7-Jun Poland DLA Piper; Gessel DLA Piper advised convenience store chain Zabka Polska Sp. z o.o., part of CVC Capital Partners, on the acquisition of a majority stake in MasterLife Solutions Sp. z o.o., which owns the Dietly.pl. e-commerce platform. Gessel advised the owners of Dietly.pl on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17046-dla-piper-advises-zabka-polska-on-acquisition-of-dietly-pl
7-Jun Serbia; Slovenia CMS CMS advised the Sportina Group on the implementation of a new online sales channel in cooperation with Shoppster. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17054-cms-slovenia-and-serbia-advise-sportina-group-on-cooperation-with-shoppster
7-Jun Ukraine Aequo; Baker Mckenzie Aequo advised Dragon Capital on the acquisition of the Amtel office-and-logistic complex in Ukraine. Baker McKenzie advised Amtel properties on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/17043-aequo-and-baker-mckenzie-advise-on-dragon-capital-s-acquisition-of-amtel-complex-in-ukraine
7-Jun Ukraine Avellum Avellum advised Concorde Capital on its sale of a 72% stake in Zeleny Park LLC to an unidentified buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/17059-avellum-advises-concorde-capital-on-sale-of-majority-stake-in-zeleny-park
8-Jun Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia Cuatrecasas; Gugushev & Partners; Uria Menendez; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss and Spain's Uria Menendez advised Spain's Glovo on its EUR 170 million acquisition of Delivery Hero's food delivery service businesses in Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Montenegro, and Croatia. Cuatrecasas and Gugushev & Partners advised Delivery Hero. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17064-wolf-theiss-uriah-menendez-cuatrecasas-advise-on-glovo-s-acquisition-of-delivery-hero-s-see-bu-n-es
8-Jun Bulgaria Boyanov & Co Boyanov & Co advised Mondelez International on Bulgarian law aspects of its approximately-USD 2 billion acquisition of Greek snacking company Chipita S.A. from the Olayan Group, Spyros Theodoropoulos, and several unidentified individuals. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/17071-boyanov-co-advises-mondelez-international-on-acquisition-of-chipita
8-Jun Estonia Sorainen Sorainen helped Estonian mortgage loan provider Clementer obtain a creditor’s license. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/17068-sorainen-helps-clementer-obtain-creditor-s-license
8-Jun Lithuania Clifford Chance; Linklaters; TGS Baltic; Walless TGS Baltic and Clifford Chance advised Baltic shopping and entertainment developer Akropolis Group on a EUR 300 million Eurobond issuance. Walless and Linklaters advised global coordinators and joint book-runners BNP Paribas and J.P. Morgan. EUR 300 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/17070-tgs-baltic-clifford-chance-walless-and-linklaters-advise-on-akropolis-group-eurobond-issuance
8-Jun Lithuania Triniti (Triniti Jurex) Triniti Jurex successfully represented Lietuvos Pastas in a trademark dispute with Deutsche Post before the European Union Intellectual Property Office. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/17066-triniti-jurex-successful-for-lietuvos-pastas-in-trademark-dispute-with-deutsche-post
8-Jun Romania Stratulat Albulescu Stratulat Albulescu advised the Element Group on the acquisition of a 2.7-hectare plot of land near Pitesti, Romania, in the immediate vicinity of the country's A1 highway. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/17065-stratulat-albulescu-advises-element-group-on-acquisition-of-land-plot
8-Jun Russia Dentons Dentons advised titanium producer VSMPO-AVISMA Corporation on an English law-governed unsecured five-year club loan facility for up to USD 400 million provided by a number of international banks. USD 400 million ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17067-dentons-advises-vsmpo-avisma-corporation-on-loan
9-Jun Austria 42Law; Dorda; Kirkland & Ellis Dorda, working with lead counsel Kirkland & Ellis, advised Boston-based growth equity fund Guidepost as lead investor on the USD 35 million investment in Austria’s Tractive GmbH. 42Law reportedly advised Tractive on the deal. EUR 35 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17078-dorda-and-kirkland-ellis-advise-guidepost-on-investment-in-tractive
9-Jun Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen advised video game developer and publisher Wargaming on its lease of 5,000 square meters of office space spread over five floors in the East building of the Quadrum Business Center in Vilnius. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/17069-sorainen-advises-wargaming-on-lease-of-office-space-in-vilnius
9-Jun Poland Rymarz Zdort Rymarz Zdort advised Pepco Group N.V. on Polish law matters related to a EUR 740 million senior facilities agreement, including secured term loans of up to EUR 550 million and a secured working capital facility of up to EUR 190 million, with a consortium of 11 Polish and international financial institutions, in order to refinance Pepco's existing debt. EUR 740 Million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17079-rymarz-zdort-advises-pepco-group-on-eur-740-million-senior-facilities-agreement
9-Jun Poland Taylor Wessing The Warsaw office of Taylor Wessing advised the MLP Group on its PLN 123 million public offering of series E ordinary bearer stocks and their introduction to trade on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. PLN 123 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17077-taylor-wessing-advises-mlp-group-on-stock-offering-on-warsaw-stock-exchange
9-Jun Ukraine Baker Mckenzie Baker McKenzie advised Raiffeisen Bank Aval on its launch of the Fairo digital banking services platform, a mobile application aimed at freelancers and entrepreneurs. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/17072-baker-mckenzie-advises-raiffeisen-bank-aval-on-digital-banking-services-platform-launch
9-Jun Ukraine Integrites Integrites advised EuroCape Ukraine I on the commencement of commercial generation of electricity in Phase I of the 500 MW Zaporizhzhia Wind Park. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/17076-integrites-advises-eurocape-ukraine-i-on-commencement-of-zaporizhzhia-wind-park-s-electricity-production
10-Jun Latvia Eversheds Sutherland Eversheds Sutherland Bitans successfully represented the Latvian Privatization Agency and its subsidiaries in litigation against former Parex Bank shareholders. EUR 124 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/17080-eversheds-sutherland-successfully-represents-latvian-privatization-agency-before-supreme-court
11-Jun Bulgaria Boyanov & Co Boyanov & Co advised EnerSys Holdings S.a.r.l. on the sale of its Bulgarian subsidiary EnerSys AD, to Recocycling EOOD. Solo practitioner Kiro Kirov advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/17102-boyanov-co-advises-enersys-holdings-on-sale-to-recocycling
11-Jun Estonia PwC Legal PwC Legal Estonia advised Krauss-Maffei Wegmann on its acquisition of a 24.9% stake in Milrem Robotics. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/17090-pwc-legal-estonia-advises-kmw-on-acquisition-of-stake-in-milrem-robotics
11-Jun Estonia Sorainen Sorainen advised state-owned Swedish energy group Vattenfall on its EUR 1 million seed investment into Fermi Energia. EUR 1 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/17099-sorainen-advises-vettenfall-on-eur-1-million-investment-in-fermi-energia
11-Jun Hungary CMS; Dentons Dentons, advised Central Europe Alfa Asset Management Ltd. and its sole investor, Optima Investments Limited, on the acquisition of the Budapest Metropolitan University from Central European Education Holding Zrt for a cash consideration of USD 50 million. CMS advised the seller. USD 50 million ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/17101-dentons-and-cms-advise-on-sale-of-budapest-metropolitan-university
11-Jun Latvia; Lithuania Ellex (Klavins); Ellex (Valiunas); Eversheds Sutherland Ellex Klavins and Ellex Valiunas advised Livonia Partners on the sale of 100% of the shares in Santa Monica Networks to LMT in Latvia and Lithuania, respectively. Eversheds Sutherland advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17095-ellex-and-eversheds-sutherland-advise-on-livonia-partners-sale-of-santa-monica-networks-to-lmt
11-Jun Lithuania Cobalt Cobalt advised Danish renewable energy producer European Energy on its acquisition and development of wind and solar farms in Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/17093-cobalt-advises-european-energy-on-wind-and-solar-farms-projects-in-lithuania
11-Jun Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic successfully represented LTG Infra in a dispute with a consortium consisting of Leonhard Weiss RTE, Hidrostatyba, and Autokausta over a delay in the implementation of a EUR 54.8 million contract for the construction of the Kaunas-Palemonas railway. EUR 0.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/17091-tgs-baltic-successful-for-ltg-infra-in-dispute-over-construction-implementation-delay
11-Jun Poland Clifford Chance Clifford Chance Warsaw advised ING Bank Slaski on the amendment and restatement of the PLN 44.5 million financing agreement for the second phase of development of photovoltaic farms in the Sulechow municipality by Polenergia Farma Wiatrowa 17. PLN 44.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17094-clifford-chance-advises-ing-bank-slaski-on-financing-of-sulechow-2-photovoltaic-farm
11-Jun Poland Dentons; Linklaters Linklaters advised CP Developer S.a r.l. on its PLN 1.4 billion long-term forward sale of 2,500 rental apartments to Sweden’s Heimstaden Bostad. Dentons advised the buyer. PLN 1.4 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17096-linklaters-and-dentons-advise-on-cp-developer-forward-sale-of-apartments-to-heimstaden-bostad
11-Jun Russia Baker Mckenzie Baker McKenzie advised the Russian Ministry of Finance on a EUR 1 billion issuance of 2.65% bonds due 2036, as well as a EUR 500 million tap offering of 1.125% bonds due 2027. EUR 1.5 billion ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17092-baker-mckenzie-advises-russian-federation-on-eur-1-5-billion-eurobond-offering
11-Jun Russia Debevoise; Linklaters Debevoise & Plimpton advised NLMK on its EUR 500 million 5-year Eurobond offering with an annual coupon rate of 1.45%. Linklaters advised joint lead managers and joint bookrunners J.P. Morgan, BofA Securities, and Societe Generale. EUR 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17088-debevoise-plimpton-and-linklaters-advise-on-nlmk-s-eur-500-million-eurobond-offering
11-Jun Serbia Milosevic Law Firm Milosevic Law Firm advised Vocarescar d.o.o. Beograd on the acquisition of Vocar Merosina, a fruit cold storage company based in southern Serbia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/17104-milosevic-law-firm-advises-vocarescar-on-acquisition-of-vocar-merosina
11-Jun Turkey Pelister Atayilmaz Enkur The Pelister Atayilmaz Enkur Law Office advised Montana Tec Components on the acquisition of the remaining 20% stake in Turkish flexible packaging manufacturer Arimpeks. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/17086-pae-advises-montana-tec-components-on-acquisition-of-remaining-stake-in-arimpeks
11-Jun Ukraine CMS; Sayenko Kharenko CMS advised Horizon Capital and Datagroup on the acquisition of the Volia group of companies. Sayenko Kharenko advised Volia on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/17100-cms-and-sayenko-kharenko-advise-on-horizon-capital-and-datagroup-s-leveraged-acquisition-of-volia
14-Jun Austria; Romania Allen & Overy; RTPR RTPR and Allen & Overy achieved a successful outcome for Premier Energy in an international arbitration case conducted under London Court of International Arbitration arbitration rules. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17106-rtpr-and-allen-overy-successful-for-premier-energy-in-arbitration-proceedings
14-Jun Estonia Cobalt Cobalt helped Fortumo file a complaint to the Press Council regarding incorrect and misleading articles and headlines in the Aripaev and Postimees publications. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/17107-cobalt-helps-fortumo-with-press-council-complaint
14-Jun Romania Stratulat Albulescu Stratulat Albulescu advised QeOPS and its shareholders on a partial exit to Cargus, owned by Mid Europa Partners. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/17105-stratulat-albulescu-advises-qeops-and-shareholders-on-partial-exit-towards-cargus
15-Jun Austria Act Legal (WMWP); Herbst Kinsky Herbst Kinsky advised property technology startup Propster on its EUR 3 million seed financing round led by Austrian AWS Grunderfonds, Axeleo from France, and Pi Labs from the UK, joined by new and existing private investors. AWS was advised by Wiedenbauer Mutz Winkler & Partner. EUR 3 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17116-herbst-kinsky-and-wmwp-advise-on-propster-s-eur-3-million-financing-round
15-Jun Austria Binder Groesswang; Herbst Kinsky; Sidley Austin Herbst Kinsky and Sidley Austin advised ESIM Chemicals on the spin-off and sale of its Intermediates & Specialty Chemicals division to Vertellus and Pritzker Private Capital. Binder Groesswang advised the buyers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17114-herbst-kinsky-sidley-and-binder-groesswang-advise-on-esim-chemicals-division-spin-off-and-sale
15-Jun Hungary Freshfields; Oppenheim Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer advised Japanese petroleum company ENEOS on its acquisition of JSR Corporation's global elastomers business. Oppenheim cooperated with Freshfields, as local counsel in Hungary. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/17117-freshfields-advises-eneos-on-acquisition-of-jsr-s-elastomer-business
15-Jun Lithuania SPC Legal SPC Legal advised real estate developer Laisves 75 UAB on a built-to-suit lease agreement with Baltic online retailer Pigu.lt. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/17118-spc-legal-advises-laisves-75-on-built-to-suit-lease-with-pigu-lt
15-Jun Poland Rymarz Zdort Rymarz Zdort and Setterwalls Advokatbyra advised CEPD N.V. on its investment in the LloydsApotek pharmacy chain operator Admenta Sweden AB, including the acquisition of 100% of Admenta shares from the current shareholder. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17119-rymarz-zdort-advises-cepd-on-investment-in-lloydsapotek-pharmacies
15-Jun Serbia Karanovic & Partners Karanovic & Partners advised Take-Two Interactive on its acquisition of Serbian mobile game developer Nordeus. USD 378 million ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/17115-karanovic-partners-advises-take-two-on-acquisition-of-nordeus
16-Jun Bulgaria CMS CMS Sofia successfully represented Philicon-97 in a dispute against the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Bulgaria involving the country's feed-in tariff. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/17151-cms-successful-for-philicon-97-in-compensation-claim-from-bulgarian-ministry-of-finance-2
16-Jun Croatia Vukmir & Associates Vukmir & Associates successfully represented the Museum of Illusions in challenging a decision by the Board of Appeal of the European Union Intellectual Property Office at the EU General Court. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/croatia/17124-vukmir-associates-secures-win-for-museum-of-illusions-at-egc
16-Jun Poland Allen & Overy; White & Case White & Case advised PKN Orlen S.A. on the establishment of its EUR 5 billion EMTN program and the subsequent issuance of EUR 500 million 1.125% green bonds due 2028. Allen & Overy reportedly advised the bookrunners. EUR 5 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17126-white-case-advises-pkn-orlen-on-establishing-eur-5-billion-eurobond-program
16-Jun Poland Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig Warsaw advised BNP Paribas SA on its PLN 470 million sale of over 7.47 million BNP Paribas Bank Polska shares in an accelerated book-building process. PLN 470 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17127-greenberg-traurig-advises-bnp-paribas-on-sale-of-bnp-paribas-bank-polska-shares
16-Jun Russia Alliance Legal Alliance Legal CG successfully represented the Ekaterinburg Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church, on a pro bono basis, in a RUB 4 million dispute with the Ekaterinburg City Administration over the diocese’s subsidiary liability for the obligations of its Orthodox Kindergarten. The case was brought before the Arbitration Court of the Sverdlovsk Region. RUB 4 million ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17131-alliance-legal-cg-successful-for-russian-orthodox-church-in-dispute-with-ekaterinburg-city-administration
16-Jun Slovakia DLA Piper DLA Piper successfully represented U.S. Steel Kosice before the Constitutional Court of Slovakia in a case regarding employment termination notice under the Slovak Commercial Code. The Constitutional Court reversed the earlier verdict delivered by the Supreme Court. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/slovakia/17137-dla-piper-successful-for-u-s-steel-kosice-before-constitutional-court
16-Jun Turkey Allen & Overy; Allen & Overy (Gedik Eraksoy); Ciftci Attorney Partnership; Clifford Chance Clifford Chance and Ciftci Attorney Partnership advised Arcelik A.S. on its offering of EUR 350 million in 3.0% Green Bonds due 2026 on the Euronext Dublin Stock Exchange. Gedik & Eraksoy and Allen & Overy advised joint lead managers JP Morgan Securities plc, Merrill Lynch International, and MUFG Securities EMEA plc. EUR 350 million ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/17125-clifford-chance-ciftci-attorney-partnership-allen-overy-and-gedik-eraksoy-advise-on-arcelik-s-green-bond-offering
16-Jun Turkey BTS & Partners BTS & Partners advised Veloxia Technology on a USD 3 million financing round led by Collective Spark. USD 3 million ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/17136-bts-partners-advises-veloxia-technology-on-securing-collective-spark-investment
16-Jun Turkey White & Case (GKC Partners); Paksoy GKC Partners and White & Case advised Zorlu Yenilenebilir Enerji A.S. on its USD 300 million issuance of 9.00% senior secured notes due 2026. Paksoy advised global coordinator BofA Securities on the issuance. USD 300 million ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/17128-gkc-partners-and-paksoy-advise-on-zorlu-renewables-senior-secured-notes-issuance
17-Jun Czech Republic Allen & Overy Allen & Overy advised Raiffeisenbank a.s. on its EUR 350 million issuance of senior non-preferred MREL-eligible green notes under its international debt issuance program. EUR 350 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/17140-allen-overy-advises-raiffeisenbank-on-eur-350-million-note-issuance
17-Jun Estonia; Latvia Cobalt Cobalt advised Treeland OU on the acquisition of a 51% stake in Latvian catering company Lido AS for an undisclosed amount. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17138-cobalt-advises-treeland-ou-on-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-lido-as
17-Jun Hungary; Slovenia Baker Mckenzie; Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & Partners; Schoenherr Baker McKenzie advised MOL Group on the acquisition of a 92.25% stake in OMV Slovenija d.o.o. for EUR 301 million. Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & Partners advised MOL on Slovenian law. Schoenherr advised OMV on the matter. EUR 301 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17144-baker-mckenzie-and-rojs-peljhan-prelesnik-partners-advise-on-mol-s-acquisition-of-stake-in-omv-slovenija
17-Jun Poland Allen & Overy; DLA Piper DLA Piper advised international investment firm Eurazeo on its provision of financing to the Avenga Group. Allen & Overy reportedly advised Avenga. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17135-dla-piper-advises-eurazeo-on-provision-of-financing-to-avenga-group
17-Jun Poland Clifford Chance; Rymarz Zdort Clifford Chance advised a consortium of banks consisting of Santander Bank Polska and ING Bank Slaski on the financing of the takeover of Luxembourg-seated Moventum by ProService Finteco. Rymarz Zdort advised ProService Finteco on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17143-clifford-chance-and-rymarz-zdort-advise-on-financing-proservice-finteco-s-takeover-of-moventum
17-Jun Poland Clifford Chance; White & Case White & Case advised Polish photovoltaic farm developer R.Power on the establishment of a green bond issuance program with a total nominal value of up to PLN 1 billion. Clifford Chance advised mBank, the sole broker on the deal. PLN 1 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17141-white-case-and-clifford-chance-advise-on-r-power-s-pln-1-billion-green-bond-issuance-program
17-Jun Russia DLA Piper; Herbert Smith Freehills DLA Piper advised the Renaissance Insurance Group on the sale of its 100% stake in Renaissance Pensions to the non-state pension fund of Russia’s Sberbank. Herbert Smith Freehills reportedly advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17133-dla-piper-advises-renaissance-insurance-on-sale-of-pension-fund-to-sberbank
17-Jun Russia Liniya Prava Liniya Prava advised the Moscow Exchange on its acquisition of a 70% stake in electronic commerce platform Inguru, with an option to increase its stake to 100% within the next five years. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17132-liniya-prava-advises-the-moscow-exchange-on-inguru-acquisition
17-Jun Turkey Baker Mckenzie (Esin Attorney Partnership); Paksoy Paksoy advised Kibar Holding on the sale of Assan Gida Sanayi ve Ticaret to Kraft Heinz Company. Esin Attorney Partnership advised Heinz on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/17145-paksoy-and-esin-attorney-partnership-advise-on-kibar-holding-s-sale-of-assan-gida-to-kraft-heinz-company
17-Jun Turkey BTS & Partners BTS & Partners advised freight tech startup Yolda on a USD 1.9 million seed round led by Speedinvest, Collective Spark, and prior angel investors including Marcus Mosen, Stefan Kalteis, and Florian Gschwandtner. USD 1.9 million ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/17142-bts-partners-advises-yolda-on-usd-1-9-million-seed-round
18-Jun Austria DLA Piper; Freshfields DLA Piper advised Austrian research and development company Bionic Surface Technologies GmbH on its joint development agreement with the Nikon Corporation regarding research and development of riblet technologies. Freshfields reportedly advised Nikon on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17139-dla-piper-advises-bionic-surface-technologies-on-joint-development-agreement-with-nikon-corporation
18-Jun Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Poland Roedl & Partner Roedl & Partner advised the DKV Mobility Group on acquiring Osauhing Port One Estonia, UAB State Port Group, and Port One Polska Spolka z Ograniczona Odpowiedzialnoscia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17154-roedl-partner-helps-dkv-mobility-group-strengthen-presence-in-baltics-and-poland
18-Jun Hungary Allen & Overy Allen & Overy advised Raiffeisen Bank Hungary on the HUF 70 billion issuance of 1.75% bonds due 2031 by Richter Gedeon Nyrt. HUF 70 billion ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/17152-allen-overy-advises-raiffeisen-bank-hungary-on-huf-70-billion-bond-issuance-by-richter-gedeon
18-Jun Ukraine Marchenko Partners Marchenko Partners advised the Western NIS Enterprise Fund on its provision of unspecified loans to Veterano Pizza Mariupol and the AnVita medical center. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/17089-marchenko-partners-advises-wnisef-on-provision-of-loans-to-two-social-enterprises-in-ukraine
21-Jun Austria Linklaters; Schoenherr Schoenherr advised Credendo on the cross-border merger of their Austrian stock company into a Belgian group company, advised by Linklaters. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17163-schoenherr-advises-credendo-on-merger-of-their-austrian-stock-company-into-a-belgian-group-company
21-Jun Czech Republic CMS; Eversheds Sutherland CMS advised Bluehouse on the sale of its Ostrava-based shopping center Korso Karvina to Conseq. Eversheds Sutherland advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/17164-cms-and-eversheds-advise-on-bluehouse-s-sale-of-korso-karvina-shopping-center-to-conseq
21-Jun Czech Republic BPV Braun Partners; Wilsons BPV Braun Partners advised RSBC Real Estate, a private investment group, on the acquisition of the Platinium office building in the Brno city center from REICO IS CS, reportedly advised by Wilsons. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/17160-bpv-braun-partners-advises-rsbc-on-acquisition-of-platinium-office-building
21-Jun Estonia Ellex (Raidla); Pohla & Hallmagi Pohla & Hallmagi advised Restate on the sale of two properties – a shopping center and a commercial property in Tallinn – to BRCKS SPV. Ellex Raidla advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/17158-pohla-hallmagi-and-ellex-advise-on-restate-s-sale-of-assets-to-brcks-spv
21-Jun Lithuania SPC Legal; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised health & wellness company Kilo Health on a EUR 300,000 investment in Revolab, a Lithuanian startup that developed a smart blood testing app. SPC Legal advised Revolab. EUR 300,000 ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/17157-tgs-baltic-and-spc-legal-advise-on-kilo-health-s-investment-in-revolab
21-Jun Poland Gessel Gessel advised OEX S.A and its majority shareholders on a tender offer for 100% of the company’s shares. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17159-gessel-advises-oex-and-its-majority-shareholders-on-tender-for-100-of-company-s-shares
21-Jun Poland; Romania; Ukraine Filip & Company; Linklaters; Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen; Sayenko Kharenko Filip & Company and Linklaters advised Banca Transilvania on its RON 213 million acquisition of the shares held by Getin Holding in the Idea Bank Group in Romania. Sayenko Kharenko and Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen advised the seller on the matter. RON 213 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17155-filip-company-sayenko-kharenko-linklaters-and-nndkp-advise-on-bt-s-acquisition-of-idea-bank
21-Jun Romania Suciu Popa Suciu Popa successfully represented Rompetrol Well Services in a corporate dispute initiated by one of its minority shareholders. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/17161-suciu-popa-successfully-represents-rompetrol-well-services-in-dispute-with-minority-shareholder
22-Jun Austria; Hungary; Slovenia Paul Weiss; Selih & Partners; Wolf Theiss Selih & Partners advised OTP on the acquisition of Nova KBM bank in Slovenia from Apollo and the EBRD. Paul Weiss and Wolf Theiss advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17171-selih-partners-and-wolf-theiss-advise-on-otp-s-acquisition-of-nova-kbm
22-Jun Croatia Baker Mckenzie; Covington & Burling; Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher; Vukmir & Associates Vukmir & Associates, working with Covington & Burling and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, advised on Croatian aspects of the spinoff of Merck’s women’s health business, now operating under the name Organon. Baker McKenzie reportedly advised Merck as well. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/croatia/17180-vukmir-associates-advises-on-merck-s-organon-spinoff
22-Jun Czech Republic Kocian Solc Balastik Kocian Solc Balastik advised J&T IB Capital Markets on Fraternity Funds' CZK 400 million senior bond issuance due 2026. CZK 400 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/17167-ksb-advises-j-t-ib-capital-markets-on-alpha-quest-funds-senior-bond-issuance
22-Jun Czech Republic Kocian Solc Balastik Kocian Solc Balastik advised J&T IB Capital Markets on Alpha Quest Funds' CZK 500 million senior bond issuance due 2026. CZK 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/17167-ksb-advises-j-t-ib-capital-markets-on-alpha-quest-funds-senior-bond-issuance
22-Jun Lithuania Motieka & Audzevicius Motieka & Audzevicius advised Elektroniniu Pinigu Bite on obtaining an electronic money institution license. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/17177-motieka-audzevicius-advises-elektroniniu-pinigu-bite-on-electronic-money-institution-license
22-Jun Poland JDP JDP Drapala & Partners successfully represented a consortium consisting of Polimex Infrastruktura Sp. z o.o., Polimex Mostostal S.A., and Trakcja S.A. in an appeal procedure before the Regional Court in Warsaw. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17174-jdp-successful-for-polimex-infrastruktura-polimex-mostostal-and-trakcja-in-appeal-procedure-before-warsaw-regional-court
22-Jun Poland Allen & Overy; BSJP BSJP advised German wind farm developer Sabowind GmbH on its sale of a 108 megawatt wind project portfolio to DIF Infrastructure Fund VI. Allen & Overy advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17169-bsjp-and-allen-overy-advise-on-sabowind-s-sale-of-wind-farm-portfolio-to-dif-capital-partners
22-Jun Romania CMS CMS advised ING Bank Romania on the extension and modification of a bilateral EUR 100 million loan granted to a company within the NEPI Rockcastle Group, among others, with the addition of certain ESG components. EUR 100 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/17176-cms-advises-ing-bank-romania-on-eur-100-million-financing-extension-including-esg-components
22-Jun Russia Alrud Alrud advised German chocolate manufacturer Ludwig Schokolade on countering imports of counterfeit goods resembling its products into the Russian Federation and protecting intellectual property. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17165-alrud-advises-ludwig-schokolade-on-countering-counterfeits
22-Jun Russia Baker Botts Baker Botts advised Russian liquified natural gas producer PAO Novatek on the sale of a 10% participation interest in Arctic Transshipment LLC to TotalEnergies SE. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17168-baker-botts-advises-pao-novatek-on-sale-of-stake-in-arctic-transshipment-to-totalenergies
22-Jun Ukraine Avellum; Sayenko Kharenko Avellum advised Interpipe Holdings on a USD 300 million issue of 8.375% guaranteed notes due 2026. Sayenko Kharenko advised the joint lead managers and bookrunners on the deal. USD 300 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/17179-avellum-advises-on-interpipe-s-usd-300-million-eurobond-issue
23-Jun Austria BPV Huegel; Wildmoser Koch BPV Hugel advised Viennese company Wojnar on the sale of a 74% majority stake to Vivatis Holding AG. Wildmoser Koch reportedly advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17178-bpv-hugel-advises-wojnar-on-sale-of-majority-stake-to-vivatis-holding
23-Jun Austria Brandl Talos Brandl Talos advised Contextflow on its Series A financing round from B&C Innovation Investments GmbH as lead investor, new co-investor TTIP Beteiligungs, as well as previous investors Apex Ventures, Crista Galli Ventures, IST cube, Nina Capital, and Novacapital. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17192-brandl-talos-advises-contextflow-on-series-a-financing-round
23-Jun Bulgaria Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov; Vladimirov Kiskinov DGKV advised Internet Corporated Networks on the sale of its hosting and domain business to Superhosting.bg. The Vladimirov Kiskinov law office reportedly advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/17172-dgkv-advises-icn-on-sale-of-business-to-superhosting-bg
23-Jun Slovakia Clifford Chance; Dentons Dentons advised SPP - Distribucia, a.s. on its EUR 500 million Regulation S bond issuance due 2031 with a 1% annual yield. Clifford Chance reportedly advised joint lead managers Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft, Erste Group Bank AG, ING Bank N.V., and Societe Generale. EUR 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/slovakia/17170-dentons-advises-spp-distribucia-on-regulation-s-bond-issuance
24-Jun Austria Herbst Kinsky; Schoenherr Herbst Kinsky advised Russmedia Equity Partners on the acquisition of 100% of shares in finderly GmbH, which operates the online flea market Shpock, from Norway's Adevinta. Schoenherr advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17194-herbst-kinsky-and-schoenherr-advise-on-russmedia-s-acquisition-of-shpock-from-adevinta
24-Jun Lithuania Ellex (Valiunas) Ellex advised the BaltCap Lithuania SME Fund on the sale of its 46% stake in Labochema to France's Dominique Dutscher. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/17197-ellex-advises-baltcap-on-sale-of-labochema-to-dominique-dutscher
24-Jun Poland Gessel; Kondracki Celej; Procope & Hornborg Kondracki Celej advised the shareholders of software company Skyrise.tech on the sale of 100% of shares to Etteplan. Gessel advised Etteplan alongside, reportedly, Finland-based Procope & Hornborg. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17193-kondracki-celej-and-gessel-advise-on-sale-of-skyrise-tech-to-etteplan
24-Jun Slovakia Allen & Overy; Dentons Dentons advised the shareholders of Slovak facility management company BK on the sale of their shares to Zapadoslovenska Energetika, Slovakia’s largest electricity distributor. Allen & Overy advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/slovakia/17198-dentons-and-allen-overy-advise-on-zse-s-acquisition-of-bk
24-Jun Turkey Goodwin Procter; Ilhanli Baser; Koenig Oelsner Taylor Schoenfeld & Gaddis; Turunc Turunc and Goodwin Procter advised virtual and hybrid experiences platform Hopin on its acquisition of onsite event platform Boomset. Ilhanli Baser and Koenig, Oelsner, Taylor, Schoenfeld & Gaddis advised Boomset on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/17195-turunc-and-ilhanli-baser-advise-on-hopin-s-acquisition-of-boomset
24-Jun Turkey Paksoy Paksoy advised the EBRD on its USD 50 million investment in green bonds issued by Turkey's QNB Finansbank. USD 50 million ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/17196-paksoy-advises-ebrd-on-investment-in-qnb-finansbank-green-bonds
25-Jun Greece CMS; Zepos & Yannopoulos Zepos & Yannopoulos and CMS France advised Axa Mediterranean Holding on the sale of Greek subsidiary Axa Insurance to Italian insurance group Generali for a consideration of EUR 167 million. EUR 167 million ceelegalmatters.com/greece/17201-zepos-yannopoulos-and-cms-advise-axa-on-sale-of-greek-subsidiary-to-generali
25-Jun Moldova; Ukraine Arthur Cox; Baker Mckenzie; Gladei & Partners; Harneys Aristodemou Loizides Yiolitis; Homburger; Linklaters; Sayenko Kharenko; Turcan Cazac Sayenko Kharenko, Turcan Cazac, Linklaters, and Homburger advised joint lead managers and bookrunners Citigroup, ING, and Renaissance Capital on the USD 400 million issuance of 8.45% secured notes due 2026 by the Trans-Oil Group of Companies. Gladei & Partners, Baker McKenzie, Arthur Cox, and Harneys Aristodemou Loizides Yiolitis advised the issuer and the guarantors. USD 400 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17202-sayenko-kharenko-gladei-partners-and-turcan-cazac-among-firms-advising-on-trans-oil-group-usd-400-million-eurobond-issuance
28-Jun Austria Karasek Wietrzyk; Schoenherr Schoenherr advised SiteLog Infra GmbH on the acquisition of the Equipment & Technology Services business unit from Implenia Osterreich GmbH, via an asset deal. Karasek Wietrzyk advised Implenia on the matter. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17217-schoenherr-and-karasek-wietrzyk-advise-on-sitelog-infra-s-acquisition-of-implenia-baugesellschaft-s-austrian-business-unit
28-Jun Austria Herbst Kinsky; Jarolim Partner Herbst Kinsky advised UPL Europe on its investment in Pixofarm GmbH. Jarolim Partner advised Pixofarm on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17218-herbst-kinsky-and-jarolim-partner-advise-on-upl-s-investment-in-pixofarm
28-Jun Austria; Czech Republic; Poland; Russia; Slovakia Alrud; Barnes & Thornburg; Bonelli Erede Lombardi Pappalardo; Bruun & Hjejle; Corrs Chambers Westgarth; Glatzova & Co; Hengeler Mueller; Jeantet; Macfarlanes; Mattos Filho; Niederer Kraft Frey; Schjodt; Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak; Uria Menendez; Van Bael & Bellis; Wolf Theiss Glatzova & Co, working with global counsel Hengeler Mueller, advised Chinese tool manufacturer Greatstar Group on its acquisition of the Behrens Group. According to Hengeler Mueller, Alrud, Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak, and Wolf Theiss advised the buyer on the Russian, Polish, and Austrian aspects of the deal and Barnes & Thornburg, Bonelli Erede Lombardi Pappalardo, Bruun & Hjejle, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Jeantet, Macfarlanes, Mattos Filho, Niederer Kraft Frey, Schjodt, Uria Menendez, and Van Bael & Bellis advised the buyer in various other jurisdictions. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17214-glatzova-co-and-hengeler-mueller-among-firms-advising-greatstar-on-acquisition-of-behrens
28-Jun Bulgaria Boyanov & Co Boyanov & Co assisted Econt Financial Services in acquiring an e-money institution license from the Governing Council of the Bulgarian National Bank. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/17211-boyanov-co-assists-econt-financial-services-with-e-money-institution-license
28-Jun Hungary Oppenheim Oppenheim successfully represented Hell Energy in a trademark dispute before the EU General court regarding the protection of its Hell trademark for coffee-related products. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/17227-oppenheim-successful-for-hell-energy-before-eu-general-court
28-Jun Latvia Cobalt Cobalt, acting pro bono, successfully assisted a Belarusian journalist seeking asylum in obtaining refugee status in Latvia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/17222-cobalt-successful-pro-bono-for-belarusian-journalist-seeking-asylum
28-Jun Latvia; Russia CMS; Dentons CMS advised PJSC Uralkali on its debut USD 1.25 billion sustainability-linked pre-export finance facility arranged by a consortium of banks, with ING Bank acting as lead sustainability coordinator. Dentons advised ING Bank. USD 1.25 billion ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17212-cms-advises-pjsc-uralkali-on-usd-1-25-billion-finance-facility
28-Jun Lithuania Ellex (Valiunas); Fort Fort advised Eften Capital AS on the acquisition of two 20,000 square meter production buildings in Panevezys, Lithuania from Adax and Baltic Sea Properties. Ellex Valiunas advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/17210-fort-and-ellex-advise-on-eften-capital-s-acquisition-of-industrial-buildings
28-Jun Poland WKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski Baehr WKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr advised E&W on the construction agreements for three wind farms in Chodziez, Gostynin, and Zalecino with a consortium of contracting companies. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17205-wkb-advises-e-w-on-three-wind-farm-construction-agreements
28-Jun Poland Dentons; Hogan Lovells; Linklaters Dentons advised Patrizia Frankfurt Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft on the sale of its Le Palais office building in Warsaw to Generali Europe Income Holding subsidiary Loranze. Linklaters advised Generali on the deal. Hogan Lovells advised the seller on tax issues. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17209-dentons-linklaters-and-hogan-lovells-advise-on-patrizia-sale-of-office-building-to-generali
28-Jun Poland SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised Santander Bank Polska on a PLN 23 million financing project for OEX SA’s tender offer for its own shares. PLN 23 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17216-ssw-pragmatic-solutions-advises-santander-bank-polska-on-pln-23-million-financing-for-oex
28-Jun Russia Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Dentons Dentons advised VTB Capital on its USD 75 million acquisition of a minority stake in car-sharing company Delimobil Holding SA. Cleary Gottlieb advised the seller. USD 75 million ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17213-dentons-and-cleary-gottlieb-advise-on-vtb-capital-s-acquisition-of-stake-in-delimobil-holding
29-Jun Austria Brandl Talos; Cooley; Kunz Wallentin Brandl Talos advised Allcyte shareholders on the sale of their company to clinical-stage pharmaceutical technology company Exscientia. Cooley LLP and Kunz Wallentin advised Exscientia on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17220-brandl-talos-advises-allcyte-shareholders-on-sale-to-exscientia
29-Jun Austria Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek; Milbank; Schoenherr Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek advised the Grotkamp family on the acquisition of all shares in Funke Mediengruppe. Schoenherr advised on antitrust aspects of the deal. Milbank advised the Funke Mediengruppe. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17226-heuking-and-schoenherr-advise-on-grotkamp-acquisition-of-all-shares-in-funke-mediengruppe
29-Jun Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania Sorainen; Walless Walless advised Mandatum Life on the sale of its life insurance business in the Baltics to the Lithuanian Invalda INVL group. Sorainen advised the buyer on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17221-walless-advises-mandatum-life-on-baltic-operations-sale-to-invalda-invl-group
29-Jun Latvia Sorainen Sorainen advised real estate project developer Linstow on the acquisition of Sporta 2 quarter from SIA Sporta 2, part of the NP Properties Group. EUR 10.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/17229-sorainen-advises-linstow-on-acquisition-of-sporta-2-quarter
29-Jun Lithuania; Poland Cobalt Cobalt advised Estonian Peranto OU on the sale of UAB Mockavos Terminalas to AB Orlen Lietuva. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17223-cobalt-advises-peranto-on-sale-of-mockavos-terminalas-to-orlen-lietuva
29-Jun North Macedonia Dentons; Karanovic & Partners Karanovic & Partners and Dentons advised the Green for Growth Fund on its EUR 3.5 million equity investment in Thor Impex Skopje, partially funding the construction and operation of a 36-megawatt wind farm near Bogoslovec in North Macedonia. EUR 3.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17219-karanovic-partners-and-dentons-advise-on-green-for-growth-fund-s-wind-farm-investment-in-north-macedonia
29-Jun Poland DWF; Kutnik, Kalinowski i Partnerzy DWF advised the KGAL managed ESPF 4 fund on the acquisition of a 27-megawatt wind farm project from the Boryszew Group. Kutnik, Kalinowski i Partnerzy advised the Boryszew Group on the deal. EUR 11 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17230-dwf-and-kutnik-kalinowski-i-partnerzy-advise-on-kgal-s-acquisition-of-polish-wind-farm
30-Jun Greece Kyriakides Georgopoulos Kyriakides Georgopoulos advised GlaxoSmithKline on the EUR 12 million sale and partial leaseback of its corporate headquarters office building to the ATHEX listed Intercontinental International REIC. EUR 12 million ceelegalmatters.com/greece/17237-kyriakides-georgopoulos-advises-gsk-on-commercial-building-sale-and-partial-leaseback
30-Jun Russia; Serbia Vulic Law Vulic Law advised dairy product company Mlekara Sabac on the construction of a factory in Russia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17236-vulic-law-advises-serbian-mlekara-sabac-on-investment-in-russia
1-Jul Austria Herbst Kinsky Herbst Kinsky advised learning platform GoStudent on its EUR 205 million Series C financing round with DST Global, Softbank, Dragoneer, Tencent, Left Lane Capital, DN Capital, and Coatue participating. EUR 205 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17252-herbst-kinsky-advises-gostudent-on-financing
1-Jul Estonia Ellex (Raidla); Nove The Nove law firm, reportedly working with Ellex Raidla, successfully represented Seesam Insurance in a dispute with Ragn-Sells over indemnity insurance for the damage caused by fires to the latter’s waste fuel plant. EUR 10 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/17246-nove-successful-for-seesam-insurance-before-estonian-supreme-court
1-Jul Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen advised Baltic media company Ekspress Grupp on the sale of Printall to Trukitung. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17251-sorainen-advises-ekspress-grupp-on-sale-of-printall-to-trukitung
1-Jul Lithuania Ellex (Valiunas); Motieka & Audzevicius Motieka & Audzevicius advised UAB Holdco A as the seller in a management buyout of UAB Alna Software. Ellex Valiunas advised the buyers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/17247-motieka-audzevicius-and-ellex-advise-on-management-buyout-of-alna-software
1-Jul Lithuania Cobalt; Sorainen Sorainen advised the owners and co-founders of castable sonar company Deeper, as well as financial investor Gemini Grupe, on their sale to Resource Partners. Cobalt advised Resource Partners on the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/17250-sorainen-and-cobalt-advise-on-sale-of-deeper-to-resource-partners
1-Jul Lithuania SPC Legal SPC Legal advised Lithuanian photovoltaics software company PVcase on its 730 square meter office space lease in the Boksto Skveras complex from Baltisches Haus. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/17244-spc-legal-advises-pvcase-on-vilnius-office-space-lease
1-Jul Poland Clifford Chance; White & Case White & Case advised Polish chemicals producer Synthos on its EUR 600 million 2.5% seven-year bond issuance. Clifford Chance advised global coordinators BNP Paribas and Goldman Sachs Bank Europe and joint bookrunners Bank Pekao, Banco Santander, ING, and PKO BP. EUR 600 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17248-white-case-and-clifford-chance-advise-on-synthos-eur-600-million-bond-issuance
1-Jul Poland DZP Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka advised the consortium of Aldesa Construcciones Polska, Aldesa Construcciones, and Aeronaval de Construcciones Instalaciones on a PLN 178 million contract with Poland's General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways for a traffic control system. PLN 178 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17238-dzp-advises-aldesa-on-traffic-control-system-contract
1-Jul Poland Gide Loyrette Nouel Gide Loyrette Nouel advised Bank Pekao and mBank on the establishment of Robyg’s PLN 500 million bond program and its subsequent PLN 150 million bond issuance. PLN 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17245-gide-advises-banks-on-establishment-of-robyg-bond-program
1-Jul Romania RTPR; Wolf Theiss RTPR advised the founders of Keez on the sale of a majority stake to software company Visma. Wolf Theiss advised Visma on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/17239-rtpr-and-wolf-theiss-advise-on-keez-sale-of-majority-stake-to-visma
1-Jul Russia Clifford Chance The Moscow office of Clifford Chance advised AO Raiffeisenbank, Sberbank, Bank Saint-Petersburg, and Credit Bank of Moscow on their provision of a RUB 15 billion five-year loan to the Ural Mining & Metallurgical Company. RUB 15 billion ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17243-clifford-chance-advises-banks-on-loan-to-ural-mining-metallurgical-company
2-Jul Albania; Bulgaria Boyanov & Co; Kalo & Associates; Wolf Theiss Boyanov & Co and Kalo & Associates advised Albania Telecom Invest Bulgaria and One Telecommunications SHA Albania on a refinancing loan made by a club of banks including OTP Bank Hungary, DSK Bank Bulgaria, and Banka OTP Albania, for a principal amount of EUR 37 million with a maturity of 10 years. Wolf Theiss advised the lenders on the deal. EUR 37 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17261-boyanov-co-kalo-associates-and-wolf-theiss-advise-on-albania-telecom-invest-and-one-telecommunications-sha-on-loan-refinancing
2-Jul Croatia Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic & Krka Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic & Krka advised Croatian hotel operator Villa Dubrovnik on its offer of 830,019 ordinary shares on the Zagreb Stock Exchange. HRK 83 million ceelegalmatters.com/croatia/17266-dtb-advises-villa-dubrovnik-on-ordinary-shares-offer-on-zagreb-stock-exchange
2-Jul Czech Republic Act Legal (Randa Havel) Act Legal Czech Republic advised Sokolov on the construction of a CZK 140 million facility that will help the company transition from coal to natural gas as its energy source. CZK 140 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/17271-act-legal-czech-republic-advises-sokolov-on-construction-of-power-plant
2-Jul Czech Republic Kocian Solc Balastik Kocian Solc Balastik advised Sandberg Capital on the acquisition of a 40% stake in Daktela. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/17267-ksb-advises-sandberg-capital-on-acquisition-of-stake-in-daktela
2-Jul Czech Republic; North Macedonia; Romania CMS; White & Case CMS advised Thor Impex – the project company for the Bogoslovec 36 Megawatt wind farm in North Macedonia – on a EUR 51 million financing from a club of banks led by the Erste Bank. White & Case advised the lenders. EUR 51 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17270-cms-and-white-case-advise-on-financing-of-bogoslovec-wind-farm-in-north-macedonia
2-Jul Czech Republic; Slovakia Goodwin Procter; Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised Canadian Dream Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust on the acquisition of a corporate group holding a portfolio of 31 logistics properties in Europe, from Clarion Europe for EUR 882 million. Goodwin's London office advised the seller. EUR 882 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17258-greenberg-traurig-advises-dream-industrial-reit-on-acquisition-of-pan-european-logistics-portfolio
2-Jul Estonia Ellex (Raidla) Ellex Raidla successfully represented the interests of Enefit Green AS before the Tallinn Circuit Court regarding the merger with Nelja Energia AS. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/17273-ellex-successful-for-enefit-green-before-tallinn-circuit-court
2-Jul Hungary Lakatos, Koves & Partners Lakatos, Koves & Partners advised GLP on the lease of a 43,000 square-meter warehouse and office space within the Sziget Logistics Center to Germany-based Fiege Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/17268-lkt-advises-glp-on-lease-of-warehouse-and-office-space-to-fiege-group
2-Jul Hungary Jalsovszky Jalsovszky advised Luma Automation on the acquisition of all shares in IronTech Zrt. from Tibor Bochkor. Jalsovszky also advised Raiffeisen Bank and CIB Bank, as lenders granting financing for the acquisition. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/17280-jalsovszky-advises-on-luma-automation-s-acquisition-of-irontech
2-Jul Hungary EY Law; Jalsovszky Jalsovszky advised Janos Kubinszky on the sale of a 100% shareholding interest in KTT Kft. to Axel Johnson International. Ernst & Young advised the buyer on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/17259-jalsovszky-and-ernst-young-advise-on-sale-of-ktt-to-axel-johnson
2-Jul Lithuania Fort; SPC Legal SPC Legal advised Kaunas FEZ Management Company on an investment from Eika Asset Management. Fort Legal advised Eika on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/17278-spc-legal-and-fort-advise-on-eika-asset-management-s-investment-in-kaunas-fez-management-company
2-Jul Poland Clifford Chance; Dentons Dentons advised Globe Trade Centre S.A. on its EUR 500 million debut issuance of unsecured green bonds with a coupon of 2.25% per annum, maturing on June 23, 2026. Clifford Chance advised the banks involved, including joint bookrunners J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Erste Group, and Raiffeisen Bank International. EUR 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17240-dentons-and-clifford-chance-advise-on-globe-trade-centre-issuance
2-Jul Poland DGTL Law; Gessel Gessel advised the Lux Med Group on its acquisition of the Hifu Clinic. DGTL Law advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17265-gessel-and-dgtl-law-advise-on-lux-med-acquisition-of-hifu-clinic
2-Jul Russia CMS CMS Russia advised the VTB Group on its acquisition of a 25.1% stake of the iCITY business center from a subsidiary belonging to Russian businessman Alexey Bogachev. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17264-cms-russia-advises-on-vtb-group-acquisition-of-icity-project-stake
2-Jul Russia; Turkey Dentons The Moscow and Istanbul offices of Dentons advised the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank on its provision of a seven-year EUR 75 million loan to the Hayat Kimya Group for the construction of a new hygienic tissue and paper towel factory in Kaluga, Russia. EUR 75 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17269-dentons-advises-bstdb-on-construction-financing-of-hayat-kimya-group-s-factory-in-russia
2-Jul Ukraine Vasil Kisil & Partners Vasil Kisil & Partners advised Arcona Property Fund on the acquisition of Secure Property Development & Investments’ two development sites in Kyiv, with a total value of EUR 1.8 million. EUR 1.8 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/17279-vasil-kisil-partners-advises-arcona-on-acquisition-of-ukrainian-assets-of-spdi
5-Jul Poland B2RLaw; Compliance Partners; Goodwin Procter B2RLaw, working alongside Goodwin, advised growth equity investors Kennet Partners and Digital+ Partners on their USD 30 million equity investment in eStoreMedia. Compliance Partners Szpytka advised eStoreMedia on the deal. USD 30 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17275-b2rlaw-and-compliance-partners-szpytka-advise-on-kennet-partners-and-digital-partners-equity-investment-in-estoremedia
5-Jul Russia Dentons Dentons advised Prosveshcheniye, a Russian educational integrator, on an equity transaction with Sber, VEB.RF, and RDIF, as a result of which each shareholder will hold a 25% stake in JSC Prosveshcheniye. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17277-dentons-advises-jsc-prosveshcheniye-on-equity-transaction-with-sber-veb-rf-and-rdif
5-Jul Turkey Egemenoglu; Herguner Bilgen Ozeke Egemenoglu advised shareholders Yasar Kucukcalik and Yilmaz Kucukcalik on the sale of a minority stake of Kucukcalik Tekstil to American textile company Standard Textile. Herguner Bilgen Ozeke reportedly advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/17274-egemenoglu-advises-kucukcalik-tekstil-on-sale-of-shares-to-standard-textile
6-Jul Austria Binder Groesswang; Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner advised Soravia on its acquisition of the Immo-Contract companies from the Volksbanken Group. Binder Groesswang reportedly advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17296-fwp-advises-soravia-on-acquisition-of-immo-contract-from-volksbanken-group
6-Jul Czech Republic CMS; Pelikan Krofta Kohoutek; Pierstone; White & Case CMS advised Partech, Quadrille, J&T, and EBRD on investing in the Czech online grocery company Rohlik Group. The EUR 100 million Series C, at a valuation of USD 1 billion, was led by Index Ventures and included Ener. Pierstone advised Index on the deal, with Pelikan Krofta Kohoutek advising Ener and White & Case advising the Rohlik Group. EUR 100 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17288-cms-white-case-and-pierstone-advise-on-investment-in-rohlik
6-Jul Poland; Czech Republic Clifford Chance; Mcdermott Will & Emery; Norton Rose Fulbright; White & Case Norton Rose Fulbright advised the financial institutions involved on the EUR 500 million revolving facilities made available to companies from the Synthos Group incorporated in Poland and the Czech Republic. White & Case and Clifford Chance advised Synthos on the deal, with McDermott Will & Emery advising the security agent, Citibank Europe. EUR 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17289-norton-rose-fulbright-clifford-chance-and-white-case-advise-on-eur-500-million-financing-to-synthos-group
7-Jul Austria Eisenberger & Herzog E+H Advises STC on Development and Sale of Sustainable Housing Project N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17300-e-h-advises-stc-on-development-and-sale-of-sustainable-housing-project
7-Jul Bulgaria; Serbia Jordanov, Valkov & Partners; Schoenherr Schoenherr advised Swiss-based media company Ringier on the acquisition of a majority stake in Bulgarian sports news portal Sportal Media Group and affiliated IT developer of the Sports Content Management System Sportal365 – Digital Ventures. Jordanov, Valkov & Partners advised Angel Stoyanov Shishkov as the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17293-schoenherr-and-jordanov-valkov-partners-advise-on-ringier-s-acquisition-of-sportal-media-group-and-digital-ventures
7-Jul Croatia Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic & Krka Divjak, Topic, Bahtijarevic & Krka advised the Croatian subsidiary of M7 Real Estate on the acquisition of two urban logistics assets in Zagreb on behalf of the CEREF II fund. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/croatia/17299-dtb-advises-croatian-subsidiary-of-m7-on-acquisition-of-two-logistics-assets
7-Jul Croatia; Czech Republic; Poland; Romania; Slovakia Allen & Overy; Athos Demetriou Associates; Carey Olsen; Karanovic & Partners (Ilej & Partners); RTPR Allen & Overy advised CEE betting and gaming operator Fortuna Entertainment Group N.V. and its subsidiaries, on an up to EUR 551 million refinancing for the group. RTPR, Ilej & Partners in cooperation with Karanovic & Partners, Athos Demetriou Associates, and Carey Olsen advised the group in Romania, Croatia, Cyprus, and Jersey, respectively. EUR 551 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17305-allen-overy-rtpr-and-ilej-partners-advise-financing-for-fortuna-entertainment-group
7-Jul Croatia; Lithuania; Poland Dentons; Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka; Porobija & Porobija; TGS Baltic; Williams Mullen Dentons advised PKO Bank Polski, ING Bank Slaski, Santander Bank Polska, and BNP Paribas Bank Polska, on their EUR 265 million refinancing of Press Glass / AMG Group’s debt, as well as financing of the group’s further investments. Porobija & Porobija and TGS Baltic acted as Croatian and Lithuanian counsel to the banks, respectively. Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka advised the borrower on the deal. Williams Mullen in the US reportedly also advised the lenders. EUR 265 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17314-dentons-porobija-porobija-and-dzp-advise-on-eur-265-million-refinancing-of-press-glass-amg-group
7-Jul Poland Clifford Chance; WKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski Baehr WKB advised Energix on a facilities agreement under which a consortium of banks that includes EBRD and Banco Santander will provide PLN 550 million in financing for the construction of two wind farms in Banie and Sepopol, Poland. Clifford Chance advised the banks. PLN 550 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17301-wkb-and-clifford-chance-advise-on-energix-financing-for-banie-and-sepopol-wind-farms
7-Jul Poland; Lithuania Dubinski Jelenski Masiarz And Partners; Sorainen; SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised Mid Europa Partners on its acquisition of UAB Pigu from MCI.Techventures and minority shareholders. Sorainen advised the founders of Pigu on the sale. Dubinski Jelenski Masiarz and Partners reportedly also advised the sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17313-ssw-pragmatic-solutions-and-sorainen-advise-on-mid-europa-partners-acquisition-of-pigu
7-Jul Romania Kinstellar Kinstellar Bucharest advised Romanian fintech startup Capex.com on raising USD 21 million in an investment round led by venture capital firms Growth Box and Moore & Moore Investments. USD 21 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/17312-kinstellar-advises-capex-com-on-investment-from-growth-box-and-moore-moore-investments
7-Jul Romania; Russia Dentons; Simmons & Simmons; Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners Dentons advised the Black Sea Trade and Development bank on a seven-year USD 40 million corporate loan to Romanian aluminum producer Alro, part of Vimetco Group, for its capital investment program. Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners and Simmons & Simmons advised Alro. USD 40 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17303-dentons-and-zrvp-advise-on-black-sea-trade-and-development-bank-s-usd-40-million-loan-to-alro
7-Jul Serbia NKO Partners NKO Partners advised CTP on the acquisition of land from the City of Novi Sad. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/17298-nko-partners-advises-ctp-on-novi-sad-land-acquisition
7-Jul Slovenia Allen & Overy; Dentons; Jadek & Pensa; Karmen Rebesco Karmen Rebesco law firm, working with Allen & Overy, advised mandated lead arranged Nova Ljubljanska Banka d.d. on the provision of a EUR 148 million syndicated loan to members of the SIJ Group. Dentons and Jadek & Pensa advised the SIJ Group on the deal. EUR 148 million ceelegalmatters.com/slovenia/17302-karmen-rebesco-jadek-pensa-dentons-and-allen-overy-advise-nlb-loan-to-sij-group
7-Jul Ukraine Asters Asters advised the International Finance Corporation on an up to EUR 35 million financing to the City of Zaporizhzhia. EUR 35 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/17304-asters-advises-ifc-on-up-to-eur-35-million-financing-to-city-of-zaporizhzhia
8-Jul Austria Delphi; Frotz Riedl; PHH Rechtsanwalte; Wistrand PHH and Wistrand advised Vertiseit AB on the acquisition of Grassfish Marketing Technologies GmbH for EUR 13.5 million. Frotz Riedl and Delphi advised the shareholders of Grassfish Marketing Technologies. EUR 13.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17310-phh-and-frotz-riedl-advise-on-vertiseit-s-acquisition-of-grassfish-marketing-technologies
8-Jul Austria Schoenherr Schoenherr advised shareholders Czipin Privatstiftung and Alois Czipin on the sale of Austrian consulting company Czipin Produktivitatssteigerungs-GmbH to EFESO Consulting France SAS. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17330-schoenherr-advises-on-sale-of-czipin-produktivitatssteigerungs-to-roi-efeso
8-Jul Austria Brandl Talos; Covington & Burling; Lenz & Staehelin; Niederer Kraft Frey Brandl Talos advised Sportradar on a ten-year Partnership with the US National Hockey League. Niederer Kraft Frey advised Sportradar on Swiss law with Covington & Burling and Lenz & Staehelin advising the NHL. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17318-brandl-talos-advises-sportradar-on-ten-year-partnership-with-nhl
8-Jul Croatia CMS; Kunstek Halle & Simac; Squire Patton Boggs Squire Patton Boggs and KHS Kunstek, Halle & Simac advised Croatian Rimac Automobili on its joint-venture with French automotive brand Bugatti Automobiles to create Bugatti Rimac. CMS advised the Volkswagen Group, which owns Bugatti, on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/croatia/17331-squire-patton-boggs-cms-and-khs-advise-on-combination-of-rimac-and-bugatti
8-Jul Estonia Ellex (Raidla) Ellex advised Tera Ventures on leading a EUR 700,000 financing round for Estonian start-up 10Lines. EUR 700,000 ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/17320-ellex-advises-tera-ventures-on-10lines-financing-round
8-Jul Estonia TGS Baltic TGS Baltic successfully represented AS Kevelt in a case before the Supreme Court of Estonia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/17334-tgs-baltic-successful-for-kevelt-before-supreme-court
8-Jul Greece Zepos & Yannopoulos Zepos & Yannopoulos advised Intrum AB and Intrum Hellas on Sunrise I – a Hellenic Asset Protection Scheme securitization transaction originated by Piraeus Bank involving a retail and corporate NPE portfolio with a EUR 7.2 billion gross book value. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/17339-zepos-yannopoulos-advises-intrum-on-piraeus-bank-s-project-sunrise-i
8-Jul Latvia Cobalt Cobalt advised SEB on a new lease agreement with the Galio Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/17321-cobalt-advises-seb-on-new-office-lease-from-galio-group
8-Jul Lithuania Walless Walless advised UAB Fintegry on obtaining a payment institution license from the Bank of Lithuania, authorizing the company to provide account information services. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/17337-walless-advises-on-fintegry-s-payment-institution-license
8-Jul Lithuania Cobalt; Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Cobalt advised ME Investicija on its investment in US logistics start-up Project44. Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati advised the start-up. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/17319-cobalt-advised-me-investicija-on-investment-project44
8-Jul Lithuania Motieka & Audzevicius Motieka & Audzevicius advised AB Linas Agro Group on competition clearance in Lithuania for its acquisition of the AB Kauno Grudai group of companies. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/17326-motieka-audzevicius-advises-on-lithuanian-competition-clearance-for-linas-agro-group-s-acquisition-of-kauno-grudai
8-Jul Poland Weil, Gotshal & Manges; White & Case White & Case advised a consortium of banks on InPost's EUR 490 million issuance of senior notes due 2027. Weil, Gotshal & Manges advised InPost on the deal. EUR 490 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17338-white-case-advises-banks-on-inpost-issuance
8-Jul Poland Rymarz Zdort Rymarz Zdort advised Innova Capital-controlled CS Group Polska on the refinancing of existing debt and obtaining additional term and revolving credit facilities, under an agreement with mBank S.A. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17329-rymarz-zdort-advises-cs-group-polska-and-innova-capital-on-financing-from-mbank
8-Jul Poland SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised PKO Bank Polski and Credit Agricole Bank Polska on a PLN 110 million credit agreement with Pamapol Group. PLN 110 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17333-ssw-pragmatic-solutions-advises-pko-bank-polski-and-credit-agricole-bank-polska-on-pamapol-group-financing
8-Jul Poland Rymarz Zdort Rymarz Zdort advised Pfleiderer Polska and its subsidiaries on a revolving credit facility of up to PLN 200 million under an agreement with a consortium of three banks. PLN 200 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17332-rymarz-zdort-advises-pfleiderer-polska-on-financing
8-Jul Poland Clifford Chance; Norton Rose Fulbright Norton Rose Fulbright advised a consortium formed by domestic and international financial institutions on the PLN 800 million (EUR 177 million) unsecured financing granted to Zaklady Farmaceutyczne Polpharma S.A. Clifford Chance advised Polpharma on the matter. PLN 800 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17311-norton-rose-fulbright-and-clifford-chance-advise-on-pln-800-million-financing-for-polpharma
8-Jul Romania Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised Novalpina Capital LLP on the acquisition of MaxBet. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17308-wolf-theiss-advises-novalpina-capital-on-acquisition-of-maxbet
8-Jul Romania Filip & Company Filip & Company successfully represented natural gas supplier Energy Gas Provider SRL in a proceeding against Romania's National Energy Regulatory Authority concerning the gas suppliers’ obligation to build minimum stocks of gas throughout the cold season. RON 500,000 ceelegalmatters.com/romania/17322-filip-company-successful-for-energy-gas-against-anre-sanction
8-Jul Turkey White & Case (GKC Partners); Paksoy; White & Case Paksoy advised BNP Paribas, HSBC, and TEB Yatirim on Sasa Polyester Sanayi’s EUR 200 million convertible bond issuance. GKC Partners and White & Case advised Sasa on the deal. EUR 200 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17309-paksoy-gkc-partners-and-white-case-advise-on-sasa-s-convertible-bond-issuance
8-Jul Turkey Turunc Turunc advised Lycian Capital Partners on the formation of its regulated private equity fund. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/17335-turunc-advises-on-formation-of-lycian-capital-pe-fund
8-Jul Turkey Baker Mckenzie; Baker Mckenzie (Esin Attorney Partnership); Kinstellar Baker McKenzie and Esin Attorney Partnership advised Index Ventures on a USD 155 million Series B investment round in mobile gaming company Dream Games. Kinstellar advised Dream Games on the deal. USD 155 million ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/17317-baker-mckenzie-esin-attorney-partnership-and-kinstellar-advise-on-index-ventures-investment-in-dream-games
8-Jul Turkey Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; White & Case (GKC Partners); Paksoy GKC Partners advised Hepsiburada.com on its USD 780 million IPO on Nasdaq. Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan Securities, Goldman Sachs, BofA Securities, and UBS Securities acted as the bookrunners. Paksoy advised the banks on Turkish law and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton reportedly advised on US law. USD 780 million ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/17323-gkc-partners-and-paksoy-advise-on-hepsiburada-com-usd-780-million-ipo-on-nasdaq
8-Jul Ukraine Ilyashev & Partners Ilyashev & Partners successfully represented VAAG in a dispute regarding anti-dumping duties for the import of gas-concrete blocks from Belarus, before the Sixth Administrative Court of Appeal in Ukraine. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/17324-ilyashev-partners-successful-for-vaag-before-court-of-appeal
8-Jul Ukraine VB Partners VB Partners successfully defended the interests of Scania Ukraine in a dispute with a dealer, worth UAH 123 million. UAH 123 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/17336-vb-partners-successfully-defends-interests-of-scania-ukraine-in-dispute-with-dealer
9-Jul Austria; Hungary; Russia A&L Goodbody; Cahill Gordon & Reindel; Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier; Gianni & Origoni; Macfarlanes; Noerr; Schima Mayer Starlinger Noerr advised Irish clinical research company Icon Plc on EU merger clearance for its acquisition of PRA Health Sciences. Schima Mayer Starlinger advised Icon on Austrian law, while A&L Goodbody, Cahill Gordon & Reindel, Macfarlanes, Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier, and Gianni & Origoni advised on Irish, US, UK, French, and Italian law, respectively. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17342-noerr-and-schima-mayer-starlinger-among-firms-advising-on-merger-clearance-for-icon-s-acquisition-of-pra-health-sciences
9-Jul Austria; Romania Freshfields; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised Romanian Raiffeisen Bank S.A. on its RON 1.2 billion issuance of senior non-preferred eligible green notes with a fixed annual coupon of 3.793%. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer advised Raiffeisen Bank on German law matters. RON 1.2 billion ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17343-wolf-theiss-and-freshfields-advise-on-raiffeisen-bank-s-ron-1-2-billion-issuance
9-Jul Austria; Slovakia Eversheds Sutherland; Kallan; Kinstellar; PHH Rechtsanwalte; Schindler Attorneys; TM & Partners Lead counsel PHH Attorneys at Law advised Austrian HPS Holding on the sale of five subsidiaries to Swedish Global Leisure Group. Lead counsel Kallan worked with Kinstellar to advise the buyer. Eversheds Sutherland and TM & Partners reportedly advised the seller on Slovakian and Swedish law. Schindler Attorneys reportedly advised the buyer on Austrian law. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17341-kinstellar-and-phh-among-firms-advising-on-gaspi-acquisition-of-hps-group
9-Jul Estonia Cirio; Ellex (Raidla); Roschier Ellex Raidla and Sweden's Cirio Law Firm advised the Kindred Group on its acquisition of outstanding shares in Relax Gaming. Roschier Attorneys advised the shareholders of Relax Holding Limited. EUR 80 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/17348-ellex-advises-kindred-on-relax-gaming-acquisition
9-Jul Greece Zepos & Yannopoulos Zepos & Yannopoulos advised the Unilever Group on the sale of its Greek tomato product business unit to Minerva. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/17344-zepos-yannopoulos-advises-unilever-on-sale-of-tomato-business-unit-to-minerva
9-Jul Latvia Cobalt Cobalt advised VPH Latvia on the development of a shopping center on Valdeku street in Riga. EUR 8 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/17346-cobalt-advises-vph-latvia-on-new-riga-shopping-center-development
9-Jul Poland White & Case White & Case advised mBank S.A. on Develia's bond issuance for a total amount of up to USD 105 million. USD 105 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17347-white-case-advises-mbank-on-develia-bond-issuance
12-Jul Austria Schoenherr; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised Oberbank AG on its EUR 250 million green mortgage-covered bond issuance. Schoenherr advised joint lead managers Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Erste Group Bank AG, and Raiffeisen Bank International AG. EUR 250 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17352-schoenherr-and-wolf-theiss-advise-on-oberbank-s-eur-250-million-green-bond-issuance
12-Jul Poland Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka; Linklaters Linklaters advised NREP on its acquisition of more than 1,000 new-built units in Warsaw from YIT. Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka advised the seller on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17353-linklaters-and-domanski-zakrzewski-palinka-advise-on-nrep-investment-in-poland
12-Jul Poland Clifford Chance; Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised the CCC Group on a PLN 500 million investment agreement with the Softbank Group. The SoftBank Vision Fund 2 will invest in CCC's majority-owned online footwear and clothing platform Eobuwie.pl SA by taking up convertible bonds. Clifford Chance advised SoftBank on the deal. PLN 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17354-greenberg-traurig-advises-ccc-group-on-softbank-s-pln-500-million-investment-in-eobuwie-pl
13-Jul Austria Herbst Kinsky Herbst Kinsky advised Byrd on its EUR 16 million Series B financing round. EUR 16 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17368-herbst-kinsky-advises-byrd-on-eur-16-million-financing-round
13-Jul Austria Baker Mckenzie; Binder Groesswang Baker McKenzie advised Paragon Partners portfolio company WH Weka Holding GmbH on the sale of Info-Techno Baudatenbank GmbH to Byggfakta Group subsidiary Olmero AG. Binder Grosswang reportedly advised Olmero on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17355-baker-mckenzie-advises-wh-weka-holding-on-sale-of-info-techno-baudatenbank
13-Jul Bulgaria Boyanov & Co; Mayer Brown Boyanov & Co, working alongside Mayer Brown, advised Hungarian OTP Bank Plc and its Bulgarian subsidiary DSK Bank AD on a EUR 27.6 million club deal financing to MET Renewables AG for the acquisition of a 42-megawatt wind park in Northeast Bulgaria from Ene EUR 27.6 million ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/17360-boyanov-co-advises-otp-bank-and-dsk-bank-on-club-deal-financing-of-met-renewables
13-Jul Czech Republic Kocian Solc Balastik Kocian Solc Balastik advised Webglobe on the acquisition of domain registration and hosting service provider Savana.cz from founder Pavel Hofner. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/17357-ksb-advises-webglobe-on-acquisition-of-savana-cz
13-Jul Estonia Cobalt; Ellex (Raidla) Cobalt advised on the sale of Estonian software development company Icefire to cloud-based payment solution provider Checkout.com. Ellex Raidla reportedly advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/17371-cobalt-advises-on-icefire-sale-to-checkout-com
13-Jul Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania Clifford Chance; Ellex (Klavins); Ellex (Raidla); Ellex (Valiunas); Simpson Thacher & Bartlett Ellex and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett advised the Baltic Classifieds Group on its IPO and listing on the London Stock Exchange. Clifford Chance advised sponsor, global coordinator, and joint bookrunner BofA Securities and joint bookrunner BNP Paribas. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17358-ellex-advises-baltic-classifieds-group-on-ipo-and-listing-on-london-stock-exchange
13-Jul Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen advised real estate management company Agathum on a non-public three-year bond issuance, with a nominal value of EUR 1.5 million. EUR 1.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/17362-sorainen-advises-agathum-on-bond-issue
13-Jul Poland Act Legal (BSWW); Deloitte Legal ACT Legal Poland (ACT BSWW Legal & Tax) advised Adventum on refinancing the Poznan Financial Center. Deloitte Legal advised Berlin Hyp AG on providing the new financing. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17370-act-legal-poland-and-deloitte-legal-advise-on-adventum-s-poznan-financial-center-refinancing
13-Jul Poland Rymarz Zdort Rymarz Zdort advised entities of the Energa Capital Group on the carve-out of a gas power plant from Elektrownia Ostroleka. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17366-rymarz-zdort-advises-on-elektrownia-ostroleka-carve-out
13-Jul Romania Stratulat Albulescu Stratulat Albulescu advised lead investor Catalyst Romania Fund II on its participation in SeedBlink’s EUR 3 million Series A funding round. EUR 1.2 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/17361-stratulat-albulescu-advises-catalyst-romania-on-eur-1-2-million-investment-in-seedblink
13-Jul Romania BPV Grigorescu Stefanica; Mitel & Partners Mitel & Partners advised GED Eastern Fund II on its divestment process from Happy Tour. BPV Grigorescu Stefanica represented sole Hey, Be Well! shareholder, CEO Javier Garcia del Valle, as the buyout manager. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/17369-bpv-grigorescu-stefanica-and-mitel-partners-advise-on-hey-be-well-s-takeover-of-happy-tour
13-Jul Russia Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner; Morgan Lewis & Bockius Morgan Lewis advised Baring Vostok Capital Partners on its acquisition of a 12% stake in 12 Storeez. Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner advised 12 Storeez and its founders on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17367-morgan-lewis-advises-baring-vostok-on-investment-in-12-storeez
13-Jul Serbia Go2Law; Milbank; Schoenherr; Zivkovic Samardzic Zivkovic Samardzic advised on the merger of Eurobank a.d. Beograd with Direktna Banka a.d. Kragujevac, via an absorption of Direktna by Eurobank Serbia. GO2Law advised Direktna on English law matters, with Milbank advising both banks on English law. Schoenherr reportedly advised Eurobank Serbia on the deal as well. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/17372-zivkovic-samardzic-and-go2law-advise-on-eurobank-beograd-s-merger-with-direktna-bank-kragujevac
13-Jul Ukraine Kinstellar Kinstellar advised the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development on a EUR 10 million revolving credit facility for ERU Trading LLC. EUR 10 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/17359-kinstellar-advises-ebrd-on-eru-trading-eur-10-million-credit-facility
13-Jul Ukraine CMS; Kinstellar Kinstellar advised the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development on a USD 65 million loan to Datagroup for the acquisition of Volia. CMS advised Datagroup on the deal. USD 65 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/17356-kinstellar-and-cms-advise-on-ebrd-financing-for-datagroup-s-acquisition-of-volia
14-Jul Austria Clifford Chance; DLA Piper; Dorda DLA Piper advised UBM Development AG on the placement of a sustainability-linked bond with a value of EUR 100 million. Clifford Chance and Dorda advised joint lead managers, bookrunners, and dealer managers HSBC Continental Europe and Raiffeisen Bank International AG. EUR 100 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17383-dla-piper-and-dorda-advise-on-ubm-s-additional-sustainability-linked-bond
14-Jul Austria Cerha Hempel Cerha Hempel advised Areos Development and ARE Austrian Real Estate on the sale of 90 apartments in the jointly developed Eschengarten 1230 residential project in Vienna. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17376-cerha-hempel-advises-areos-and-are-on-sale-of-apartments-in-vienna
14-Jul Austria DLA Piper DLA Piper advised existing investor Cloudflight in a financing round totaling EUR 1.3 million for Linz-based HR tech startup TeamEcho. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17384-dla-piper-advises-cloudflight-on-financing-round-for-teamecho
14-Jul Czech Republic Kocian Solc Balastik; KPMG Legal Kocian Solc Balastik advised Devereal on the sale of the Profimedia.CZ group to the Czech Press Office. KPMG Legal advised the Czech Press Office on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/17378-ksb-advises-on-devereal-s-sale-of-profimedia-cz
14-Jul Estonia Eversheds Sutherland; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Baltic private equity fund manager BaltCap on its exit from Estonian waste management company AS Eesti Keskkonnateenused. Eversheds Sutherland reportedly advised Eesti Keskkonnateenused on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17375-tgs-baltic-advises-baltcap-on-eesti-keskkonnateenused-exit
14-Jul Estonia Moss Legal; Sorainen; Uplegal Sorainen advised Dooropener on the acquisition of a 50% stake in the MCC Group from Katrin and Tarvo Moss. Moss Legal and Uplegal advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/17377-sorainen-uplegal-and-moss-legal-advise-on-dooropener-s-acquisition-of-stake-in-mcc-group
14-Jul Estonia Sorainen On a pro bono basis, Sorainen represented victims of the Lihula shooting incident, by submitting a civil claim for damages. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/17387-sorainen-represents-victims-of-lihula-shooting-incident
14-Jul Poland Rymarz Zdort Rymarz Zdort advised Wirtualna Polska Media S.A. on the purchase of a three megawatt photovoltaic farm in the Lower Silesia region. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17381-rymarz-zdort-advises-wirtualna-polska-on-acquisition-of-photovoltaic-farm-in-lower-silesia
14-Jul Poland Gessel Gessel advised the Lux Med Group on its investment in Swiss entrepreneur Bruno Hangartner's Swissmed Centrum Zdrowia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17385-gessel-advises-lux-meg-group-on-investment-in-swissmed-centrum-zdrowia
14-Jul Romania Eversheds Sutherland; EY Legal (Radu si Asociatii); GTC Law Group; Morgan Lewis & Bockius Radu si Asociatii, working with Eversheds Sutherland, advised the shareholders of GloriaFood, including Oliver Auerbach, Mihai Anghel, and Cosmin Ancuta, on the sale of the company to Oracle. Morgan Lewis and GTC Law Group advised Oracle on the deal on M&A and IP aspects, respectively. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/17380-radu-si-asociatii-advises-shareholders-of-gloriafood-on-sale-to-oracle
14-Jul Romania Filip & Company Filip & Company advised One United Properties on the initial public offering of shares amounting to more than RON 250 million. RON 250 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/17382-filip-company-advises-one-united-properties-on-ipo
14-Jul Ukraine Asters Asters advised the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank on up to USD 20 million in financing to the group of companies that owns two shopping malls under the Araks brand in Kyiv. USD 20 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/17386-asters-advises-bstdb-on-usd-20-million-loan-to-araks-shopping-malls-owners
14-Jul Ukraine Avellum; Linklaters; Sayenko Kharenko Avellum advised State Road Agency of Ukraine Ukravtodor on a debut USD 700 million issuance of 6.25% guaranteed notes due 2028 with a sovereign guarantee, as well as the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine on the actual sovereign guarantee. Sayenko Kharenko and Linklaters advised managers J.P. Morgan, Dragon Capital, and Ukreximbank. USD 700 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/17379-avellum-sayenko-kharenko-and-linklaters-advise-on-ukravtodor-s-debut-usd-700-million-eurobond-issue
16-Jul Croatia Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic & Krka; Madirazza & Partners Divjak, Topic, Bahtijarevic & Krka advised the United Group on the acquisition of a majority stake in Optima Telekom from Hrvatski Telekom and Zagrebacka Banka. Madirazza and Partners advised Hrvatski Telekom and Zagrebacka Banka. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/croatia/17396-dtb-and-madirazza-and-partners-advise-on-united-group-s-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-optima-telekom
16-Jul Czech Republic Dentons; Havel & Partners Havel & Partners advised Masonite Czech Republic managers Pavel Satny, Lubomir Brousek, and David Krubner on their acquisition of 100% of shares in the Czech entity from Masonite International. Dentons advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/17403-havel-partners-and-dentons-advise-on-masonite-czech-republic-buyout
16-Jul Hungary CMS; Szecsenyi & Partners Szecsenyi & Partners advised M7 CEREF II on its acquisition of the Terrapark Office complex near Budapest. CMS advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/17405-szecsenyi-partners-and-cms-advise-on-m7-s-acquisition-of-the-terrapark-office-complex
16-Jul Ukraine EY Law; Vasil Kisil & Partners Vasil Kisil & Partners advised the Avrora Group on the sale of a minority stake to Horizon Capital private equity fund. EY Law advised Horizon Capital on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/17404-vasil-kisil-partners-and-ey-law-advise-on-horizon-capital-s-investment-in-avrora-group
19-Jul Poland CMS CMS advised PKN Orlen on the Olefins III petrochemical complex construction agreement with Korean contractor Hyundai Engineering Co. and Spanish contractor Tecnicas Reunidas. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17408-cms-advises-pkn-orlen-on-petrochemical-complex-construction
19-Jul Russia Debevoise Debevoise & Plimpton advised Russian Norilsk Nickel on a buyback of up to 3.4% of its issued outstanding shares for a total amount of approximately USD 2 billion. USD 2 billion ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17406-debevoise-advises-norilsk-nickel-on-share-buyback
19-Jul Turkey Egemenoglu; Herguner Bilgen Ozeke Egemenoglu advised the sole shareholder of Esitas Elektrik San. Ve Tic. A.S. on the sale of the entire share capital of Esitas Elektrik to Arteche Instrument Transformers S.L. Herguner Bilgen Ozeke reportedly advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/17410-egemenoglu-advises-on-esitas-elektrik-s-sale-to-arteche
20-Jul Austria Eisenberger & Herzog E+H successfully represented Austrian Airlines before the General Court of the European Union in a state aid-related proceeding. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17413-e-h-successful-for-austrian-airlines-before-general-court-of-the-european-union
20-Jul Austria; Slovakia CMS; Havel & Partners Havel & Partners advised Panara a.s. on an unspecified investment from Alpla Werke Alwin Lehner GmbH & Co KG. CMS reportedly advised Alpla on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17420-havel-partners-advises-panara-on-investment-from-alpla-werke-alwin-lehner
20-Jul Czech Republic BNT Attorneys; BPV Braun Partners BPV Braun Partners advised Mint Rezidencni Fond Sicav on the acquisition of the first stage of the Vysocansky Mlyn project in Prague from Metrostav Development. BNT Attorneys-at-Law advised Metrostav Development on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/17424-bpv-braun-partners-advises-mint-residential-fund-on-acquisition-of-part-of-vysocansky-mlyn-project
20-Jul Estonia Nove; Sorainen Sorainen advised Forus Grupp on the acquisition of Tulika Takso from Tulika Grupp. Nove advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/17412-sorainen-and-nove-advise-on-forus-grupp-s-acquisition-of-tulika-takso
20-Jul Greece Kyriakides Georgopoulos Kyriakides Georgopoulos advised Alpha Bank on a PPP project refinancing for the Attica Schools project. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/17423-kyriakides-georgopoulos-advises-alpha-bank-on-ppp-project-refinancing
20-Jul Poland Linklaters; Norton Rose Fulbright Norton Rose Fulbright advised a consortium of financial institutions including the European Investment Bank and underwriters BNP Paribas, ING Bank, Societe Generale, and Santander Bank Polska on senior secured facilities for a new joint venture of Orange Polska and an investor controlled by APG. Linklaters reportedly advised Orange Polska on the deal. EUR 690 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17428-norton-rose-fulbright-advises-on-eur-690-million-financing-for-joint-venture-of-orange-polska
20-Jul Poland CMS CMS advised co-organizers and dealers Bank Polska Kasa Opieki and BNP Paribas Bank Polska, securities dealer ING Bank Slaski, and securities administrator mBank on a bond issue program for InPost at a total maximum nominal value of PLN 1 billion, as well as the first issue of bonds. PLN 1 billion ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17480-cms-advises-banks-on-inpost-bond-issue-program-and-first-issue-of-bonds
20-Jul Romania BPV Grigorescu Stefanica BPV Grigorescu Stefanica advised Hornbach on the acquisition and development of a DIY Store in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/17414-bpv-grigorescu-stefanica-advises-hornbach-on-acquisition-and-development-of-diy-store-in-cluj-napoca
20-Jul Romania Filip & Company; Linklaters Filip & Company, working with Linklaters, advised the Ministry of Public Finance of Romania on a two-tranche Eurobond issue that drew over EUR 3.5 billion from the international markets. EUR 3.5 billion ceelegalmatters.com/romania/17422-filip-company-advises-the-romanian-ministry-of-public-finance-on-eur-3-5-billion-eurobond-issue
20-Jul Russia Latham & Watkins Latham & Watkins advised Russian investment company Sistema on VTB Capital’s RUB 7 billion minority investment in Binnopharm. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17427-latham-watkins-advises-sistema-on-vtb-capital-s-investment-in-binnopharm
20-Jul Ukraine LCF Law Group LCF Law Group advised Scatec Solar on the launch of a 148-megawatt solar power plant located in the Mykolaiv region. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/17411-lcf-advises-scatec-solar-on-new-solar-power-plant
21-Jul Russia Debevoise Debevoise & Plimpton advised the Ultra Group on the establishment of a joint venture with Sredneuralsk Copper Smelter to form and operate an ammonium sulfate production plant. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17425-debevoise-advises-ultra-group-on-joint-venture-with-sredneuralsk-copper-smelter
21-Jul Russia Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner advised the MTT Group on the sale of MTT to Mobile TeleSystems PJSC for RUB 5 billion. RUB 5 billion ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17426-bryan-cave-leighton-paisner-advises-mtt-group-on-sale-of-mtt-to-pjsc-mts
21-Jul Slovakia; Turkey Havel & Partners; Ozderin Havel & Partners advised Compass Europe on forming a joint venture with Fipol Deniz Araclari ve Turizm Plastik Sanayi Ticaret AS. The Ozderin Law Firm reportedly advised Fipol on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17421-havel-partners-advises-compass-europe-on-joint-venture-with-fipol
22-Jul Austria Cerha Hempel; Gowling WLG Cerha Hempel, working with Gowling WLG as German counsel, advised the SAN Group on the acquisition of Germany-based AniCon Labor GmbH and Campus Grundstucks GmbH. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17436-cerha-hempel-advises-san-group-on-acquisition-of-anicon-labor
22-Jul Austria Brandl Talos; Herbst Kinsky; Schoenherr Herbst Kinsky advised Berlin-based VC firm Project A and Munich-based Senovo Capital and Schoenherr advised Digital+ Partners on the USD 20 million financing round of Anyline. Brandl Talos advised Anyline on the deal. USD 20 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17446-herbst-kinsky-brandl-talos-and-schoenherr-advise-on-anyline-financing-round
22-Jul Austria; Hungary; Russia; Serbia DLA Piper DLA Piper advised Gazprom Export on the acquisition of Centrex Europe & Energy Gas AG from Gazprombank. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17430-dla-piper-advises-gazprom-export-on-acquisition-of-centrex-europe-energy-gas
22-Jul Croatia Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic & Krka Divjak, Topic, Bahtijarevic & Krka advised the IFC on its EUR 75 million investment in bonds issued by the Erste & Steiermarkische Bank. EUR 75 million ceelegalmatters.com/croatia/17454-dtb-advises-ifc-on-investment-in-erste-steiermarkische-bank-bonds
22-Jul Czech Republic JSK JSK advised Cresco&Finance a.s. on the sale of Krnovska Skrobarna spol. s r.o. and Krnovsky Lihovar spol. s r.o. to Reticulum Holding. Solo practitioner Marek Prchlik reportedly advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/17447-jsk-advises-cresco-finance-on-sale-of-krnovska-skrobarna-and-krnovsky-lihovar
22-Jul Czech Republic Bowmans; Dentons Dentons advised Draslovka on the acquisition of the sodium cyanide business from South African petrochemicals company Sasol. Bowmans advised Sasol on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/17452-dentons-and-bowmans-advise-on-draslovka-s-acquisition-of-sodium-cyanide-business
22-Jul Estonia Cobalt Cobalt advised Elektrum Eesti on its acquisition of Imatra Elekter’s electricity retail business. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/17439-cobalt-advises-elektrum-eesti-on-acquisition-of-imatra-elekter-s-electricity-retail-business
22-Jul Estonia TGS Baltic TGS Baltic’s Tallinn office advised Noo Lihatoostus on the repurchase of its 29% holding from the Maag Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/17441-tgs-baltic-advises-noo-lihatoostus-on-repurchase-of-shares-from-maag-group
22-Jul Estonia Ellex (Raidla) Ellex Raidla advised Superangel on investing in Estonian startup FleetGuru. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/17450-ellex-raidla-advises-superangel-on-investing-in-fleetguru
22-Jul Hungary Baker Mckenzie; DLA Piper Baker McKenzie advised Swiss Post on its acquisition of a majority stake in Tresorit. DLA Piper advised Tresorit on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/17431-baker-mckenzie-and-dla-piper-advise-on-swiss-post-s-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-tresorit
22-Jul Lithuania Motieka & Audzevicius Motieka & Audzevicius helped the Pharnasanta Group obtain competition clearance for the acquisition of the Vilniaus Metrologijos Centras metrology company. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/17437-motieka-audzevicius-helps-pharnasanta-group-obtain-competition-clearance-for-acquisition-of-vilniaus-metrologijos-centras
22-Jul Lithuania Cobalt Cobalt advised the BaltCap Infrastructure Fund on the sale of Energia Verde to Gren. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/17440-cobalt-advises-baltcap-infrastructure-fund-on-sale-of-energia-verde-to-gren
22-Jul Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Konstantinas Karosas, Western Petroleum Limited, and UAB MB Valdymas on obtaining approval from the European Central Bank for the acquisition of the qualifying shareholding and voting rights in UAB Medicinos Bankas. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/17453-tgs-baltic-advises-on-ecb-clearance-for-medicinos-bankas-acquisition
22-Jul Poland Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised Onde S.A. on its IPO and shares admission to trading on the regulated market operated by the Warsaw Stock Exchange. PLN 444.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17432-greenberg-traurig-advises-onde-on-ipo
22-Jul Poland Wardynski & Partners Wardynski & Partners advised Konami Digital Entertainment on a partnership with Polish game developer Bloober Team. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17434-wardynski-partners-advises-konami-on-partnership-with-bloober
22-Jul Poland Gorg; Wardynski & Partners Wardynski & Partners, working alongside German law firm Gorg, advised the Herbstreith & Fox Group on the acquisition of the Naturex pectin manufacturing business from Swiss-based Givaudan SA group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17435-wardynski-partners-advises-herbstreith-fox-group-on-acquisition-of-naturex-pectin-manufacturing-business-from-givaudan-sa-group
22-Jul Poland DWF DWF advised Elektrownia Ostroleka and CCGT Ostroleka on an EPC contract for a 745 megawatt CCGT power plant in Ostroleka and a long-term service agreement with companies from the General Electric group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17438-dwf-advises-elektrownia-ostroleka-on-negotiations-with-ge-for-epc-contract
22-Jul Poland Rymarz Zdort Rymarz Zdort advised Griffin Real Estate on a joint venture agreement with Madison International Realty for the development of two build-to-suit properties in Germany. EUR 80 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17444-rymarz-zdort-advises-griffin-real-estate-on-jv-for-the-development-of-two-properties-in-germany
22-Jul Poland Act Legal (BSWW); GWW Legal ACT Legal Poland advised MA Investment sp. z o.o. on the acquisition of 100% of shares in Baltic Wave sp. z o.o. GWW Legal advised the shareholders of Baltic Wave on the sale. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17449-act-legal-poland-and-gww-legal-advise-on-baltic-wave-hotel-acquisition-in-kolobrzeg
22-Jul Romania Allen & Overy; CMS; Dentons Dentons advised the NEPI Rockcastle Group on two loans from the IFC and a bank syndicate led by BRD-Groupe Societe Generale and the Garanti Bank. Allen & Overy London reportedly advised the IFC and CMS Bucharest advised the banks. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/17443-dentons-and-cms-advise-on-nepi-rockcastle-financing
22-Jul Russia Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners advised US-based chemical corporation 3M on Russian legal aspects of personal data processing and website cookies. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17445-epam-advises-3m-on-personal-data-processing-in-russia
22-Jul Slovakia Z/C/H Legal Z/C/H Legal advised ZDR Investments on its acquisition from an undisclosed seller of a Tesco hypermarket and a logistics park in the Slovak cities of Presov and Senec, respectively. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/slovakia/17448-z-c-h-legal-advises-zdr-investments-on-acquiring-two-assets-in-slovakia
22-Jul Ukraine CMS CMS Kyiv helped Stakelogic obtain a B2B supplier license from the Commission for the Regulation of Gambling and Lotteries in Ukraine. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/17442-cms-kyiv-advises-stakelogic-on-b2b-supplier-license-in-ukraine
23-Jul Czech Republic; Lithuania; Slovakia Havel & Partners; Sorainen; Sparring Havel & Partners and Sorainen have advised PriceHubble on its acquisition of Realtify. Sparring advised Realtify on the transaction. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17458-havel-partners-sparring-and-sorainen-advise-on-pricehubble-acquisition-of-realtify
23-Jul Estonia Cobalt; Ellex (Raidla) Ellex Raidla advised HHL Group on the acquisition of 4 million shares of Ekspress Grupp from KJK Fund SICAV-SIF. Cobalt reportedly advised KJK on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/17451-ellex-raidla-advises-hhl-group-on-acquisition-of-4-million-shares-of-ekspress-grupp
23-Jul Lithuania TGS Baltic; Walless TGS Baltic advised Greituolis on the sale of 67% of the shares of its online grocery retail platform LastMile to Iki. Walless advised the buyer on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/17462-tgs-baltic-and-walless-advise-on-sale-of-online-retail-platform-lastmile-to-iki
23-Jul Poland Ellisons Solicitors; Eversheds Sutherland; Woloszanski & Partners Alliott Global Alliance members Woloszanski & Partners and Ellisons Solicitors have advised Web Shield on the sale of its shares in the Web Shield Group to Swedish ZignSec AB. Eversheds Sutherland advised the buyer. EUR 28 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17459-woloszanski-partners-ellisons-solicitors-and-eversheds-sutherland-advise-on-zignsec-s-acquisition-of-web-shield-group
23-Jul Poland Allen & Overy Allen & Overy advised M7 on its acquisition of two warehouse buildings in Mogilenska Street, Poznan. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17463-allen-overy-advises-m7-on-acquisition-of-two-warehouses-in-poznan
23-Jul Poland BWHS Wojciechowski Springer i Wspolnicy BWHS Wojciechowski Springer i Wspolnicy successfully represented Magna Polonia S.A. in an eight-year competition court dispute with Emitel S.A. EUR 57,6 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17464-bwhs-represents-magna-polonia-in-competition-dispute
23-Jul Russia Dentons; Linklaters Dentons advised the EuroChem Group on project financing for the construction of an ammonia plant in Kingisepp, Russia, from a bank syndicate consisting of VEB.RF, Sberbank, VTB Bank, Gazprombank, and Otkritie FC Bank. Linklaters Moscow advised the banks. RUB 123.5 billion ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17461-dentons-and-linklaters-advise-on-project-financing-of-eurochem-ammonia-plant-in-russia
26-Jul Austria Binder Groesswang Binder Groesswang advised Anadi Bank on the framework for offering banking services within Austria's tobacco shops. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17467-binder-groesswang-advises-anadi-bank-on-tobacco-shop-cooperation
26-Jul Austria Binder Groesswang; DLA Piper Binder Groesswang advised Blockpit GmbH on its USD 10 million Series A financing round. DLA Piper advised lead investor MiddleGame Ventures. USD 10 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17476-binder-groesswang-and-dla-piper-advise-on-blockpit-series-a-financing
26-Jul Austria; Poland Bird & Bird; Cerha Hempel; Dorda; Wardynski & Partners Cerha Hempel and Wardynski & Partners have advised Worthington Industries International on the sale of its shareholding in Poland's Stako to Westport Fuel Systems Italia. Bird & Bird advised Westport on Polish law with Dorda acting as the buyer's Austrian advisor. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17482-cerha-hempel-wardynski-partners-and-bird-bird-advise-on-stako-sale
26-Jul Poland Rymarz Zdort Rymarz Zdort advised PGE Energia Ciepla on the last phase of the consolidation of its assets. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17460-rymarz-zdort-advises-pge-energia-ciepla-on-consolidation-of-assets-in-poland
26-Jul Poland Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised Benefit Systems on its PLN 94.4 million sale of 118,053 treasury shares in an accelerated book-building process. PLN 94.4 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17471-greenberg-traurig-advises-benefit-systems-on-treasury-share-sale
26-Jul Poland JDP JDP Drapala & Partners advised Poland's Inter Metal on the construction of a galvanizing plant in Inowroclaw. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17478-jdp-advises-inter-metal-on-galvanizing-plant-construction
26-Jul Romania Suciu Popa Suciu Popa successfully represented Romanian railway freight carrier Grup Feroviar Roman SA in a commercial dispute against a debt collection company. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/17475-suciu-popa-successful-for-grup-feroviar-roman-in-commercial-dispute
26-Jul Russia Liniya Prava; White & Case White & Case advised the underwriters on the USD 500 million IPO of United Medical Group CY PLC. Liniya Prava advised the company. USD 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17468-white-case-and-liniya-prava-advise-on-european-medical-center-s-usd-500-million-ipo
26-Jul Russia Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners successfully represented insurance company Rosgosstrakh in a case in which Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service considered an agreement between the company and another undisclosed insurance company as anti-competitive. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17479-epam-successful-for-rosgosstrakh-before-federal-antimonopoly-service
26-Jul Turkey Cetinkaya Taktak Semiz Baltali Yorukoglu; Paksoy; SZA Schilling, Zutt & Anschütz Paksoy and SZA Schilling, Zutt & Anschutz have advised Germany's DZ Bank AG on providing EUR 20 million in financing to Galata Wind Enerji for the development of the Taspinar Wind Energy Power Plant. Cetinkaya Taktak Semiz Baltali Yorukoglu advised the borrower. EUR 20 million ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/17470-paksoy-sza-and-ccao-advise-on-dz-bank-s-loan-to-galata-wind
27-Jul Greece Zepos & Yannopoulos Zepos & Yannopoulos advised PPC S.A. on its international offering of EUR 500 million 3.375% sustainability-linked senior notes due 2028. EUR 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/greece/17488-zepos-yannopoulos-advises-ppc-on-eur-500-million-offering
27-Jul Poland DLA Piper; Moskwa Jarmul Haladyj i Wspolnicy MJH advised Shoper S.A. and its selling shareholders on the company’s IPO. DLA Piper advised the financial institutions involved – Biuro Maklerskie PKO BP, mBank, and WOOD & Co. PLN 363 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17487-mjh-and-dla-piper-advise-on-shoper-s-ipo
27-Jul Serbia; Turkey Baker Mckenzie (Esin Attorney Partnership); Karanovic & Partners; Prica & Partners Karanovic & Partners advised Founders Jasmina Knezevic and Milan Knezevic on the sale of a 70% share in Bel Medic to Acibadem Healthcare Group. Prica & Partners and Esin Attorney Partnership advised Acibadem on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17484-karanovic-partners-prica-partners-and-esin-attorney-partnership-advise-on-bel-medic-joining-acibadem-healthcare-group
28-Jul Czech Republic CMS; Jicha & Holman CMS advised Patria on the acquisition of two retail parks from Czech development group KPD. Jicha & Holman represented KPD on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/17486-cms-and-jicha-holman-advise-on-patria-s-acquisition-of-retail-parks-from-kpd
28-Jul Czech Republic; Slovakia Clifford Chance; Kocian Solc Balastik; Wilsons Kocian Solc Balastik advised the Arete Group on securing a EUR 30 million loan from Raiffeisenbank. The Prague office of Clifford Chance advised the lender. Wilsons Slovakia advised Arete on Slovak aspects of the deal. EUR 30 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17495-ksb-wilsons-and-clifford-chance-advise-on-raiffeisenbank-loan-to-arete
28-Jul Latvia Sorainen Sorainen advised Domenikss owner Benita Danilenko on the sale of the company to Veho. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/17491-sorainen-advises-on-veho-s-acquisition-of-domenikss-in-latvia
28-Jul Romania Kinstellar Kinstellar advised FirstFarms A/S on the DKK 104 million sale and divestment of its operations in North-Western Romania. DKK 104 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/17490-kinstellar-advises-firstfarms-on-sale-of-romanian-operations
28-Jul Russia Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; DLA Piper DLA Piper advised BestDoctor on securing a USD 26 million Series B investment from Winter Capital Partners, VNV Global, and UNIQA Ventures. Cleary Gottlieb reportedly advised the investors. USD 26 million ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17492-dla-piper-advises-bestdoctor-on-series-b-investment-round
29-Jul Poland Eversheds Sutherland; GN Law Gorzelnik Nowicka Eversheds Sutherland advised Airbridge Equity Partners on the acquisition of a minority stake in Survicate. GN Law Gorzelnik Nowicka advised Survicate on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17497-eversheds-sutherland-and-gorzelnik-nowicka-advise-on-airbridge-equity-partners-investment-in-survicate
29-Jul Romania Kinstellar Kinstellar, working with Linklaters, advised the United Petfood Group on securing approximately EUR 526 million in syndicated term and revolving facilities. BNP Paribas, J.P. Morgan, Rabobank, and ING Bank were the mandated lead arrangers and bookrunners, with ING Bank also acting as agent. EUR 526 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/17496-kinstellar-advises-united-petfood-group-on-eur-526-million-loan
30-Jul Austria DLA Piper DLA Piper advised Cooperative Rabobank U.A., Landesbank Baden-Wurttemberg, and Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale on their financing for two Highfield Solar Limited solar projects in Ireland with a total capacity of 282 megawatts. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17518-dla-piper-advises-lenders-on-financing-for-two-highfield-solar-pv-projects-in-ireland
30-Jul Moldova Brodsky Uskov Looper Reed & Partners; Turcan Cazac Turcan Cazac advised Gedeon Richter Plc. on the sale of its Moldovan subsidiaries Gedeon Richter-Retea Farmaceutica SRL and Rihpangalfarma SRL to the Felicia Group. Brodsky Uskov Looper Reed & Partners advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/moldova/17517-turcan-cazac-and-bulr-advise-on-gedeon-richter-s-sale-of-moldovan-subsidiaries-to-felicia-group
30-Jul Poland Dentons The Warsaw office of Dentons advised the EBRD, DNB Bank Polska, mBank, Bank Pekao, and PZU on their provision of financing to Potegowo Mashav for the expansion of the Potegowo wind farm. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17515-dentons-advises-lenders-on-expansion-financing-of-potegowo-wind-farm
30-Jul Poland Greenberg Traurig; White & Case White & Case advised Celon Pharma S.A. on its second public offering of 6 million series D shares. Greenberg Traurig advised global coordinators and joint book-runners Dom Maklerski Banku Handlowego, Citigroup Global Markets Europe, Erste Group Bank AG, and Erste Securities Polska, joint book-runners Jefferies GmbH and Jefferies International Limited, and co-lead manager Trigon Dom Maklerski. PLN 216 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17519-white-case-and-greenberg-traurig-advise-on-celon-pharma-s-pln-216-million-spo
30-Jul Russia Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners advised the US-based tool manufacturer Milltronics Manufacturing Company on its entrance into a distribution agreement with an undisclosed Russian counterparty. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17521-epam-advises-milltronics-manufacturing-company-on-russian-distribution-agreement
30-Jul Turkey Egemenoglu Egemenoglu advised Escar Turizm Tasimacilik Ticaret A.S. on the TRY 165 million initial public offering of its shares on Borsa Istanbul. TRY 165 million ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/17514-egemenoglu-advises-escar-on-ipo-in-turkey
2-Aug Bulgaria CMS CMS advised UniCredit Bulbank on the refinancing of Solarian Holdings' 21-megawatt operational photovoltaic portfolio in Bulgaria. EUR 36 million ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/17544-cms-advises-unicredit-bulbank-on-refinancing-solarian-holdings-portfolio
2-Aug Slovakia Cechova & Partners; MCL; PRK Partners MCL advised Bistro.sk founder and minority shareholder Milan Dubec on the sale of the company to Dutch Just Eat Takeaway.com for EUR 50 million. PRK Partners advised Ringier Axel Springer as the other selling shareholder. Cechova & Partners advised the buyer. EUR 50 million ceelegalmatters.com/slovakia/17543-mcl-prk-partners-and-cechova-partners-advise-on-sale-of-bistro-sk-to-just-eat-takeaway-com
4-Aug Austria Bar & Karrer; Brandl Talos; Davis Polk & Wardwell Brandl Talos, working with Bar & Karrer, advised AC Immune on the acquisition of Vienna-based Affiris AG’s portfolio of therapeutics targeting alpha-synuclein, a clinically-validated active vaccine candidate for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. Davis Polk & Wardwell acted as AC Immune’s U.S. legal counsel. USD 58.7 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17554-brandl-talos-advises-ac-immune-on-acquisition-of-parkinson-s-disease-vaccine-candidate
4-Aug Czech Republic Kocian Solc Balastik; Oswaldova & Partners Kocian Solc Balastik advised Solitea on its acquisition of Mainstream Technologies and its parent company Powerstream. Oswaldova & Partners reportedly advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/17561-ksb-advises-solitea-on-acquisition-of-mainstream-technologies-and-powerstream-in-czech-republic
4-Aug Czech Republic; Poland Baker Mckenzie; Corp. Baker McKenzie advised Lesjofors on its acquisition of the Alcomex Group from Nordian Capital. Dutch law firm Corp. reportedly advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17557-baker-mckenzie-advises-lesjofors-on-acquisition-of-alcomex-group
4-Aug Estonia; Lithuania Cobalt; Sorainen Sorainen advised Finnish Technopolis UMA Holding on the sale of its Estonian and Lithuanian UMA Workspace business to Workland. Cobalt advised Workland on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17552-sorainen-and-cobalt-advise-on-technopolis-uma-holding-s-sale-of-uma-workspace-to-workland
4-Aug Poland Linklaters; Nikiel Wojcik Noworyta Linklaters advised industrial and warehouse developer Panattoni on its lease of logistics spaces to DHL Supply Chain and MidOcean. Nikiel Wojcik Noworyta advised MidOcean on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17562-linklaters-and-nikiel-wojcik-noworyta-advise-on-panattoni-s-lease-of-logistics-space-to-dhl-supply-chain-and-midocean
4-Aug Romania Filip & Company Filip & Company advised RCS & RDS and several of its subsidiaries on securing two medium-term loans amounting to approximately EUR 232 million. EUR 232 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/17559-filip-company-advises-rcs-rds-and-subsidiaries-on-two-credit-facilities
4-Aug Russia Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner; White & Case Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner advised Sberbank Investments and the Russia-China Investment Fund on a RUB 1.6 billion investment structured as a syndicated venture loan in Eruditor Group holding. White & Case advised the Eruditor group on the deal. RUB 1.6 billion ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17553-bclp-and-white-case-advise-on-sberbank-investments-and-russia-china-investment-fund-s-investment-in-eruditor-group-holding
4-Aug Russia Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner; Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners; Kosta Legal; Legate Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, working with Uzbekistan-based co-counsel Kosta Legal, advised Sberbank on its sale of 84.2% of the shares in JSC Akhangarancement. Legate and, reportedly, EPAM advised the unidentified buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17560-bclp-kosta-legal-and-legate-advise-on-sberbank-s-sale-of-akhangarancement-shares
4-Aug Ukraine Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to the EBRD on its provision of a Hryvnia currency loan equivalent to EUR 25 million to Ukrgasbank. EUR 25 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/17558-sayenko-kharenko-advises-ebrd-on-loan-to-ukrgasbank
5-Aug Austria Chiomenti; Latham & Watkins; Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe; Schoenherr; Wolf Theiss Schoenherr, working with Latham & Watkins and Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, advised French diagnostic center group Cerba HealthCare on the acquisition of the Lifebrain Group from Investindustrial. Chiomenti and Wolf Theiss advised Investindustrial on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17575-schoenherr-and-wolf-theiss-advise-on-cerba-healthcare-s-acquisition-of-lifebrain-group-from-investindustrial
5-Aug Bulgaria Boyanov&Co; Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov; White & Case Boyanov & Co, working with the London office of White & Case, advised the initially mandated lead arranger J.P. Morgan AG, general security agent BNY Mellon Corporate Trustee Services Limited, and Bulgarian security agent DSK Bank AD on a EUR 360 million facility to Eastern European Electric Company B.V., financing the acquisition of a group of seven targets in Bulgaria, including the electricity distribution utility companies in North-West Bulgaria from CEZ. Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov also advised agent and lender Metric Capital Partners LLP on a mezzanine facility provided to Eastern European Electric Company to partially fund the acquisition of CEZ. EUR 360 million ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/17574-boyanov-co-and-dgkv-advise-on-financing-of-cez-bulgarian-business-acquisition-by-eurohold
5-Aug Croatia Vukmir & Associates Vukmir & Associates advised Erste & Steiermarkische Bank and Zagrebacka banka on their provision of a EUR 24 million club loan to the Arena Hospitality Group. EUR 24 million ceelegalmatters.com/croatia/17566-vukmir-associates-advises-lenders-on-eur-24-million-loan-to-arena-hospitality-group
5-Aug Estonia Sorainen Sorainen advised Tallinn-based Temnikova & Kasela art gallery on a non-fungible token project. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/17578-sorainen-advises-temnikova-kasela-on-nft-launch
5-Aug Moldova; Ukraine Baker Mckenzie; Gladei & Partners; Sayenko Kharenko; Turcan Cazac Sayenko Kharenko and Turcan Cazac advised joint bookrunners Citigroup, ING, and Renaissance Capital on the tap issue of USD 50 million 8.45% secured notes due 2026 by Trans-Oil Group. Baker McKenzie and Gladei & Partners advised Trans-Oil Group. USD 50 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17577-sayenko-kharenko-gladei-partners-turcan-cazac-and-baker-mckenzie-advise-on-usd-50-million-eurobond-tap-issue-by-trans-oil-group
5-Aug Poland Chabasiewicz Kowalska & Partners; Pilsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman; Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak; Winston & Strawn Soltysinski, Kawecki & Szlezak, working with Winston & Strawn, advised Los Angeles-based investment firm Diversis Capital on the acquisition of image recognition platform developer Shelfwise. Chabasiewicz Kowalska, working with Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, represented the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17564-sk-s-chabasiewicz-kowalska-winston-strawn-and-pillsbury-winthrop-shaw-pittman-advise-on-diversis-capital-s-acquisition-of-shelfwise
5-Aug Poland Dentons; Linklaters Linklaters advised Bain Capital Credit on a strategic joint venture with White Star Group. The joint venture will invest in logistics projects in Poland and the CEE. Dentons advised White Star Group on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17565-linklaters-and-dentons-advise-on-bain-capital-credit-and-white-star-group-logistics-projects-joint-venture
5-Aug Romania Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen NNDKP successfully represented companies that are part of the Efacec Group before the Court of International Commercial Arbitration attached to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania against local administrative authority Braila County. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/17576-nndkp-successful-for-efacec-group-in-arbitration-proceedings
5-Aug Russia Alrud Alrud represented French automobile educational association GNFA in a corporate dispute with a former minority shareholder, an unidentified Russian company. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17563-alrud-successfully-represents-gnfa-in-corporate-dispute
6-Aug Czech Republic Havel & Partners; KPMG Legal Havel & Partners advised the Heluz family business on the acquisition of insulating glass manufacturer Izos. KPMG Legal reportedly advised the seller, Petr Aschenbrenner. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/17595-havel-partners-advises-heluz-family-on-izos-acquisition
6-Aug Estonia TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised Estonian construction company Merko Ehitus Eesti AS on its acquisition of a 35% holding in Connecto Eesti. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/17581-tgs-baltic-advises-merko-ehitus-eesti-on-acquisition-of-35-holding-of-connecto-eesti
6-Aug Greece Bernitsas; Shearman & Sterling; Zepos & Yannopoulos Zepos & Yannopoulos advised global coordinator and joint bookrunner Citigroup Global Markets Europe on Motor Oil Corinth Refineries’ EUR 400 million 2.125% unsecured senior note issuance due 2026. Bernitsas Law advised the issuer. Shearman & Sterling advised initial purchasers Citigroup Global Markets Europe, as well as Alpha Bank, Eurobank, Goldman Sachs Bank Europe, HSBC Continental Europe, ING Bank, J.P. Morgan, National Bank of Greece, Nomura Financial Products Europe, Optima Bank, and Piraeus Bank. EUR 400 million ceelegalmatters.com/greece/17582-zepos-yannopoulos-bernitsas-law-and-shearman-sterling-advise-on-motor-oil-corinth-refineries-senior-notes-issuance
6-Aug Lithuania; Poland CMS CMS advised Partner in Pet Food on its acquisition of Polish pet food producer Mispol S.A. from Lithuania-based NDX. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17580-cms-advises-partner-in-pet-food-on-acquisition-of-mispol-in-poland
6-Aug Poland DWF DWF successfully represented the interests of Multikino S.A. in proceedings over lease agreements. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17579-dwf-successfully-represents-multikino-in-proceedings-over-lease-agreements
6-Aug Poland Act Legal (BSWW) Act BSWW advised Cordia Polska on the PLN 68.8 million issuance of three-year A-series bonds. PLN 68.8 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17593-act-bsww-advises-cordia-polska-on-pln-68-8-million-bond-issuance
6-Aug Romania Act Legal (Botezatu Estrade); CEE Attorneys; DLA Piper; Shoosmiths Act Botezatu Estrade Partners advised French VC fund Axeleo Capital on its seed round investment into Bright Spaces. DLA Piper advised Bright Spaces. Shoosmiths reportedly also advised Bright Spaces, while CEE Attorneys reportedly advised Romania's Sparking Capital, another investor in the round. EUR 1.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/17589-act-botezatu-estrade-partners-and-dla-piper-advise-on-axeleo-capital-s-seed-round-for-bright-spaces
6-Aug Russia Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner; Rybalkin, Gortsunyan & Partners Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner advised Russia’s Sberbank on its sale of debt and equity in the Eurocement Group to the Mikhaylovsky Construction Materials Plant for an aggregate consideration of RUB 161 billion. According to BCLP, Schellenberg Wittmer advised the seller on Swiss law while Patrikios Pavlou & Associates and Chryssafinis & Polyviou advised on Cypriot law. Rybalkin Gortsunyan & Partners advised the buyer on the deal. RUB 161 billion ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17588-bclp-and-rybalkin-gortsunyan-partners-advise-on-sberbank-s-sale-of-eurocement-group
6-Aug Russia Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner; Herbert Smith Freehills Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner advised GetCourse founder and CEO Sergey Mikhaylov on a USD 50 million private equity deal with Goldman Sachs, Winter Capital Partners, and Baring Vostok Capital Partners. Herbert Smith Freehills advised the funds on the deal. USD 50 million ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17592-bryan-cave-leighton-paisner-and-herbert-smith-freehills-advise-on-getcourse-founder-ceo-s-private-equity-deal
6-Aug Serbia BDK Advokati; Holman Fenwick; Jankovic Popovic Mitic; Markovic Vukotic Jovkovic; Sidley Austin BDK Advokati, working with Sidley Austin, advised Archer Daniels Midland on the acquisition of Sojaprotein from MK Group, Apsara Limited, Mr. Milija Babovic, and Sliderule Trading Limited. Holman Fenwick Willan advised the sellers on the deal, with Jankovic Popovic Mitic advising Sliderule and Markovic Vukotic Jovkovic advising MK Group, Apsara Limited, and Milija Babovic. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/17591-bdk-advokati-mvj-and-jpm-advise-on-adm-s-acquisition-of-sojaprotein
9-Aug Czech Republic Glatzova & Co Glatzova & Co. advised venture capital fund Reflex Capital on its investment in Czech event platform Happenee. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/17598-glatzova-co-advises-reflex-capital-on-investment-in-happenee
9-Aug Romania PeliPartners PeliPartners advised Polish developer Scallier on the acquisition of a retail project in Timisoara from the Oasis group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/17599-pelipartners-advises-scallier-on-acquisition-of-retail-park-in-timisoara
10-Aug Austria Binder Groesswang; FWP Binder Grosswang advised BNP Paribas on the sale of Austria’s largest online broker Hello Bank! to Bawag P.S.K. Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17573-binder-grosswang-and-fellner-wratzfeld-partner-advise-on-bnp-paribas-s-sale-of-hello-bank-to-bawag
10-Aug Czech Republic Kocian Solc Balastik Kocian Solc Balastik advised J&T IB and Capital Markets on the arranging of 3M Fund MSI's issuance of senior bonds with a value of CZK 1 billion. CZK 1 billion ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/17572-kocian-solc-balastik-advises-on-3m-fund-msi-s-bond-issue
10-Aug Estonia Sorainen Sorainen represented Lux Express and other bus operators in a public service obligation dispute with the Estonian state. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/17570-sorainen-represents-lux-express-in-public-service-obligation-dispute-with-estonian-state
10-Aug Poland Balicki Czekanski Gryglewski Lewczuk; Gide Loyrette Nouel Gide Loyrette Nouel advised the Haitong Bank and mBank on arranging Cognor’s PLN 200 million bond issuance. BCGL Balicki Czekanski Gryglewski Lewczuk advised the issuer. PLN 200 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17567-gide-and-bcgl-advise-on-cognor-s-bond-issuance
10-Aug Poland Kwasnicki, Wrobel & Partners RKKW-Kwasnicki, Wrobel & Partners successfully protected the intellectual property rights of the Historical Museum in Sanok by blocking the sale of almost ten thousand illegal digital reproductions of works by Zdzislaw Beksinski. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17590-rkkw-successful-for-historical-museum-in-sanok
10-Aug Ukraine Golaw Golaw successfully defended the interests of Canadian investor TIU Canada over a solar power plant disconnection. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/17571-golaw-successful-for-tiu-canada-in-solar-power-plant-dispute
11-Aug Poland BSJP; Russell Bedford Poland BSJP advised French group Alliando on the acquisition of Polish joint-stock company Bayleg from shareholders Andrzej Woznica, Aleksandra Kopral-Woznica, Marta Woznica, and Krzysztof Iwan. Russell Bedford Poland advised the sellers on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17606-bsjp-and-russell-bedford-poland-advise-on-alliando-s-acquisition-of-bayleg
11-Aug Poland Deloitte Legal; Norton Rose Fulbright Norton Rose Fulbright advised a club of Polish banks including BNP Paribas Bank Polska and Santander Bank Polska on their PLN 242 million financing for R. Power. Deloitte Legal advised the borrower on the deal. PLN 242 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17609-norton-rose-fulbright-and-deloitte-legal-advise-on-r-power-financing-in-poland
11-Aug Slovakia Deloitte Legal; Dentons; MCL MCL advised Pavol Jakubec on the acquisition of the remaining 50% of shares in I.D.C. Holding from Kassay Invest. Dentons advised Slovenska Sporitelna on financing the deal. Deloitte Legal advised both on German law. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/slovakia/17608-mcl-advises-middlecap-on-joint-venture-for-berlin-development-sites
11-Aug Turkey White & Case (GKC Partners) GKC Partners advised joint bookrunners Citi, Goldman Sachs, and JP Morgan on Aydem Renewables’ USD 750 million inaugural issuance of senior secured green bonds. USD 750 million ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/17605-gkc-partners-advises-banks-on-aydem-renewables-green-bond-issuance
11-Aug Turkey BTS & Partners BTS & Partners advised 500 Startups and Qnbeyond Ventures on investment in Ango AI. Solo practitioner Furkan Karacam advised the founders of Ango AI on the deal. USD 720,000 ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/17607-bts-partners-advises-500-startups-and-qnbeyond-ventures-on-investment-in-ango-ai
12-Aug Estonia Sorainen Sorainen advised and represented Elering in two procurement disputes concerning the reconstruction of a 330 kilovolt overhead transmission line in the Viru 330 kilovolt substation and Tartu 330/110 kilovolt substation. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/17612-sorainen-successful-for-elering-on-procurement-disputes
12-Aug Latvia Sorainen Sorainen advised Cardinal Health on the sale of Cordis to Hellman & Friedman. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/17616-sorainen-advises-cardinal-health-on-sale-of-cordis-to-hellman-friedman
12-Aug Poland Act Legal (BSWW); Cherka Act BSWW advised Strabag Real Estate on the sale of a real estate asset on Canaletta Street in Warsaw to Puro Hotels. Cherka advised Puro Hotels on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17613-act-bsww-and-cherka-advise-on-strabag-real-estate-s-sale-of-assets-to-puro-hotels
12-Aug Serbia Vulic Law Vulic Law advised the International Finance Corporation on the restructuring procedure of Vino Zupa. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/17615-vulic-law-advises-ifc-on-vino-zupa-restructuring
13-Aug Lithuania TGS Baltic TGS Baltic represented Lithuanian Orion Asset Management in a case concerning a EUR 40,000 fine imposed by the Supervisory Authority of the Bank of Lithuania. EUR 40,000 ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/17617-tgs-baltic-successfully-represents-orion-asset-management-in-dispute-with-bank-of-lithuania
13-Aug Poland Gide Loyrette Nouel Gide Loyrette Nouel advised Okam Capital on the acquisition of a 62-hectare plot located in Warsaw's Zeran suburb. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17614-gide-advises-okam-capital-on-warsaw-real-estate-acquisition
16-Aug Austria Eisenberger & Herzog; Herbst Kinsky Herbst Kinsky advised Austrian refurbished electrical product retailer Refurbed on its EUR 45.5 million Series B investment provided by Evli Growth Partners and Almaz Capital, as well as SevenVentures, Bonsai Partners, Speedinvest, and All Iron Ventures, among others. E+H advised SevenVentures on the deal. EUR 45.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17623-herbst-kinsky-and-e-h-advise-on-refurbed-series-b-investment-round
16-Aug Estonia Sorainen Sorainen advised Bolt on raising EUR 600 million in funding from new investors Sequoia, Tekne, and Ghisallo, as well as existing investors G Squared, D1 Capital, and Naya. EUR 600 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/17626-sorainen-advises-bolt-on-eur-600-million-investment-round
16-Aug Lithuania Sorainen Sorainen advised the Darnu Group on the acquisition of 8.3 hectares of land for the construction of residential buildings with commercial premises in Vilnius. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/17618-sorainen-advises-darnu-group-on-construction-land-acquisition
16-Aug Lithuania; Poland Gessel; Legal Kraft; Motieka & Audzevicius Gessel advised the Avallon Fund on the sale of its majority stake in EBS to the Sevenways Group holding. Legal Kraft and Motieka & Audzevicius advised the buyer in Poland and Lithuania, respectively. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17628-gessel-legal-kraft-and-motieka-audzevicius-advise-on-avallon-fund-s-sale-of-stake-in-ebs-to-sevenways-group
16-Aug Poland SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised Aion Bank on its entry into the Polish market. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17619-ssw-pragmatic-solutions-advises-aion-bank-on-entry-into-poland
16-Aug Poland Allen & Overy; Clifford Chance; Dentons; Filipiak Babicz; Linklaters; Stibbe Clifford Chance advised private equity fund Cornerstone Investment Management on the establishment of a food-producing joint venture with Kartesia and Okechamp, through its acquisition of Greenyard Prepared Netherlands from Greenyard. Dentons and Linklaters also advised CIM on financing and antitrust aspects of the deal, respectively. Filipiak Babicz advised Okechamp and Stibbe advised Kartesia. Allen & Overy reportedly advised Greenyard. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17625-clifford-chance-dentons-linklaters-and-filipiak-babicz-advise-on-joint-venture-establishment-between-cornerstone-kartesia-and-okechamp
16-Aug Poland CMS; DLA Piper CMS advised Medicover on its acquisition of a majority stake in the MML Medical Center from CM MML. DLA Piper advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17627-cms-and-dla-piper-advise-on-medicover-s-acquisition-of-mml-medical-center-in-warsaw
16-Aug Romania DWF; KPMG Legal; Wolf Theiss Wolf Theiss advised the founders of AMC Ro Studio on the sale of their shares to Keywords Studios. KPMG Legal, alongside DWF’s London office, advised Keywords Studios. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/17622-wolf-theiss-and-kpmg-legal-advise-on-amc-ro-studio-sale-to-keywords-studios
16-Aug Romania Dentons; Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii Dentons advised Payten on its acquisition of a majority stake in Romanian e-commerce software developer ContentSpeed. Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/17630-dentons-and-pnsa-advise-on-payten-s-acquisition-of-majority-stake-in-contentspeed
16-Aug Russia Hogan Lovells Hogan Lovells advised Russian private equity company Elbrus Capital on its co-investment with iTech Capital into Aviasales. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17621-hogan-lovells-advises-elbrus-capital-on-aviasales-investment
16-Aug Serbia NKO Partners NKO Partners advised CTP on its acquisition of a 7-hectare plot on the outskirts of Belgrade from a group of unidentified sellers. Solo practitioner Jadranko Kecman reportedly advised the sellers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/17633-nko-partners-advises-ctp-on-7-hectare-land-acquisition-in-serbia
17-Aug Bulgaria Gugushev & Partners; Kinstellar Kinstellar Sofia advised American online resale platform ThredUp on its USD 28.5 million acquisition of European fashion resale company Remix Global. Gugushev & Partners advised the sellers. USD 28.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/17844-kinstellar-advises-thredup-on-acquisition-of-remix-global
17-Aug Czech Republic; Estonia; Poland Ellex (Raidla); Procope & Hornborg; White & Case White & Case and Ellex Raidla have advised Legrand on its acquisition of Ensto Building Systems from Finnish electrical solution provider Ensto. Procope & Hornborg advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17629-white-case-ellex-and-procope-hornborg-advise-on-legrand-acquisition-of-ensto-building-systems
17-Aug Poland DLA Piper; Linklaters DLA Piper advised EDP Renewables Polska on the sale of a 149-megawatt wind portfolio in Poland to Natixis Investment Managers affiliate company Mirova for approximately EUR 303 million. Linklaters reportedly advised Mirova on the deal. EUR 303 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17632-dla-piper-advises-edpr-on-sale-of-polish-wind-portfolio-to-mirova
17-Aug Poland DWF; STSW Stoinski Swierczynski Zimnicka DWF advised Zeitgeist Asset Management on the acquisition of a 157-room student residence in Krakow from NNS. STSW Stoinski Swierczynski Zimnicka reportedly advised the seller on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17631-dwf-advises-zeitgeist-asset-management-on-student-housing-acquisition-in-krakow
18-Aug Croatia; North Macedonia Bradvica Maric Wahl Cesarec; Clark Hill Law; Lalicic & Boskoski Law Office; LK Shields; Mannheimer Swartling; Porobija & Spoljaric; Tragardh Porobija & Spoljaric and Lalicic & Boskoski have advised the founders of the City Connect Group on their sale of the company to Sweden’s Transcom. LK Shields and Tragardh reportedly advised the sellers in Ireland and Sweden, respectively. Bradvica Maric Wahl Cesarec, Clark Hill Law, and Mannheimer Swartling reportedly advised the buyer in Croatia, Ireland, and Sweden, respectively. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17639-porobija-spoljaric-and-lalicic-boskoski-advise-on-sale-of-city-connect-to-transcom
18-Aug Czech Republic Glatzova & Co Glatzova & Co advised the Pale Fire Capital SE investment group on the acquisition of VirtualTraining. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/17637-glatzova-co-advises-pale-fire-capital-on-virtual-training-acquisition
18-Aug Romania PeliPartners; Schoenherr PeliPartners advised Portland Trust on its sale of the Ratesti 153-megawatt photovoltaic development project to Econergy and Nofar Energy. Schoenherr advised Nofar Energy on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/17640-pelipartners-and-schoenherr-advise-on-portland-trust-s-sale-of-romanian-pv-project
19-Aug Austria PHH Rechtsanwalte PHH advised Austrian Nuki Home Solutions and its existing shareholders on a EUR 20 million financing round that included existing investors Up to Eleven Digital Solutions, Venta, Fortuna, and new investor Cipio Partners. EUR 20 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17655-phh-advises-nuki-on-eur-20-million-financing-round
19-Aug Belarus Sorainen Sorainen advised the Cajun Operating Company on franchising matters in Belarus. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/belarus/17642-sorainen-advises-cajun-operating-company-on-franchising-in-belarus
19-Aug Bulgaria Schoenherr Schoenherr advised MET Group on the acquisition of a 60-megawatt operational wind park in Suvorovo, Western Bulgaria, from Grupo Enhol. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/17649-schoenherr-advises-met-group-on-suvorovo-wind-park-acquisition-in-bulgaria
19-Aug Bulgaria CMS CMS successfully represented Global Biomet in proceedings against the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Bulgaria in a dispute related to the country's feed-in tariff. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/17653-cms-successful-for-global-biomet-against-bulgarian-ministry-of-finance
19-Aug Bulgaria; Ukraine CMS CMS advised the ING Bank N.V. on its provision of a USD 100 million three-year syndicated loan to Nibulon SA. USD 100 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17644-cms-advises-ing-on-usd-100-million-loan-to-nibulon
19-Aug Czech Republic Dostal & Sorokac; Havel & Partners Havel & Partners advised Bohuslav Maska on the sale of M-Soft to Jawvivotek.cz. Dostal & Sorokac reportedly advised Jawvivotek.cz on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/17654-havel-partners-advises-on-sale-of-m-soft-to-jawvivotek-cz
19-Aug Czech Republic Clifford Chance; Havel & Partners; Randa Havel Havel & Partners advised Central European Supermarkets on the acquisition of Flosman Holding from the Flosman family. Clifford Chance advised Ceska Sporitelna on financing the acquisition. Randa Havel Legal advised the Flosman family. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/17650-havel-partners-randa-havel-legal-and-clifford-chance-advise-on-central-european-supermarkets-acquisition-of-flosman-holding
19-Aug Estonia Ellex (Raidla); Sorainen Sorainen advised Montonio on raising EUR 2.5 million from Tera Ventures, as well as ffVC, Superangel, Practica, 365.fintech, Startup Wise Guys, and a number of business angels. Ellex Raidla advised Tera Ventures. EUR 2.5 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/17648-sorainen-and-ellex-raidla-advise-on-montonio-eur-2-5-million-investment-round
19-Aug Estonia Fort; Walless Fort advised Capitalica Asset Management on the acquisition of green concept logistics buildings near Tallinn from Ferroline Group's FW Force OU. Walless advised Force. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/17652-fort-and-walless-advise-on-capitalica-asset-management-s-acquisition-of-logistics-complex-from-fw-force-ou
19-Aug Estonia Ellex (Raidla) Ellex Raidla advised the Prime Label Group on its acquisition of Estonia-based sticker producer LabelPrint OU. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/17645-ellex-raidla-advises-prime-label-group-on-acquisition-of-labelprint
19-Aug Estonia Sorainen Sorainen advised Estonia-based startup 99math on raising USD 1 million from Genesis Investments, Change Ventures, and five angel investors. USD 1 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/17647-sorainen-advises-99math-on-usd-1-million-investment-round
19-Aug Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania Allen & Overy; Ellex (Klavins); Ellex (Raidla); Ellex (Valiunas); Sorainen; White & Case Sorainen advised Apollo Global Management on its acquisition of a majority stake in AS Graanul Invest. Ellex and White & Case advised the seller. Reportedly, Allen & Overy also advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17646-sorainen-ellex-and-white-case-advise-on-apollo-global-management-s-acquisition-of-graanul-invest
19-Aug Greece Koutalidis Koutalidis advised Nexi on the signing of a memorandum of understanding with Alpha Bank in relation to establishing a strategic and long-term partnership in the payments acceptance space in Greece. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/17656-koutalidis-advises-nexi-on-mou-with-alpha-bank
19-Aug Latvia; Lithuania Ellex (Klavins); TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised the Akropolis Group on the acquisition of a __154,000 square-meter shopping center in Riga from Norway's AMD Holding. Ellex Klavins advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17660-tgs-baltic-and-ellex-advise-on-akropolis-group-s-acquisition-of-shopping-center-in-riga
19-Aug Poland Allen & Overy; Baker Mckenzie; Dentons Allen & Overy and Baker McKenzie have advised Echo Investment on its EUR 152.3 million sale of the Malthouse Offices to Deka Immobilien. Dentons reportedly advised the buyer. EUR 152.3 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17643-allen-overy-and-baker-mckenzie-advise-echo-investment-on-sale-of-malthouse-offices-to-deka-immobilien
19-Aug Poland Rymarz Zdort Rymarz Zdort advised Accolade on a JV investment in an A-class warehouse facility in Wielenin-Kolonia in Central Poland. EUR 26 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17651-rymarz-zdort-advises-accolade-on-acquisition-of-a-class-warehouse-facility
19-Aug Poland Act Legal (BSWW) Act BSWW advised Rank Progress on the sale of the Miejsce Piastowe retail park to MSRetail IV and the preliminary sale agreement for Pasaz Wislany retail park in Grudziadz with MSRetail V. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17657-act-bsww-advises-on-sale-of-two-retail-parks
19-Aug Serbia Cytowski & Partners; Zivkovic Samardzic Zivkovic Samardzic and Cytowski & Partners have advised Credo Ventures on Serbian and US aspects, respectively, of its investment in Trickest. Solo practitioners Vladimir Boskovic and Dusan Delic advised the founder of Trickest. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/17662-zivkovic-samardzic-and-cytowski-partners-advise-on-credo-ventures-investment-in-trickest
20-Aug Poland Greenberg Traurig Greenberg Traurig advised Capital Park on the sale of a property to Marvipol Development in Warsaw. EUR 20 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17664-greenberg-traurig-advises-capital-park-on-property-sale-to-marvipol-development
20-Aug Poland White & Case White & Case advised Mid Europa Partners on the increase of the current financing of the Mid Europa portfolio company J.S. Hamilton Group to the amount of PLN 282 million. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17663-white-case-advises-mid-europa-partners-on-j-s-hamilton-group-s-increase-of-financing
23-Aug Bulgaria Georgiev, Todorov & Co. Georgiev, Todorov & Co successfully represented Uni Hospital in a claim against the National Health Insurance Fund for payment of over-the-limit medical activities. BGN 2 million ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/17661-georgiev-todorov-co-defends-uni-hospital-against-national-health-insurance-fund
23-Aug Bulgaria Kambourov & Partners Kambourov & Partners successfully represented Sofia Municipality in a copyright dispute. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/17659-kambourov-partners-successful-for-sofia-municipality-in-copyright-litigation
23-Aug Bulgaria Kinstellar Kinstellar advised Netherlands-based industrial developer CTP on two real estate acquisitions in Bulgaria. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/17658-kinstellar-advises-ctp-on-real-estate-acquisitions-in-bulgaria
23-Aug Croatia Lovric Novokmet Smrcek; Mamic Peric Reberski Rimac; Marohnic Tomek & Gjoic; Praljak & Svic Marohnic, Tomek and Gjoic advised Balkan Properties Limited on its sale of Poslovni Park Zagreb to Quattro Logistika. Praljak & Svic advised the buyer. Mamic Peric Reberski Rimac and Lovric Novokmet Smrcek reportedly also advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/croatia/17670-mtg-and-praljak-svic-advise-on-quattro-logistika-s-acquisition-of-poslovni-park-zagreb
23-Aug Czech Republic Ceska, Cisar, and Smutny; VGD Legal VGD Legal advised New York-based Steve Holl Architects on negotiations with the City of Ostrava for a design contract for the construction of a modern concert hall. Ceska, Cisar, and Smutny reportedly advised the city authorities. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/17672-vgd-legal-advises-steve-holl-architects-on-design-contract-for-concert-hall-in-ostrava
23-Aug Czech Republic Havel & Partners; Linkers Legal; VGD Legal VGD Legal advised Smarty Holdings on its acquisition of JRC Gamecentrum from Hamaga. Linkers Legal advised the seller and Havel & Partners advised Ceska Sporitelna on financing the acquisition. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/17671-vgd-legal-linkers-legal-and-havel-partners-advise-on-smarty-holdings-acquisition-of-jrc-gamecentrum
23-Aug Czech Republic Kirkland & Ellis; Macfarlanes; White & Case White & Case advised Avast on its merger with NortonLifeLock, structured as the latter’s takeover of the former. Macfarlanes and Kirkland & Ellis advised NortonLifeLock in the UK and the US, respectively. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/17667-white-case-macfarlanes-and-kirkland-ellis-advise-on-avast-and-nortonlifelock-merger
23-Aug Serbia BDK Advokati BDK Advokati advised MediGroup on its acquisition of biochemical laboratories TalijaLab in Serbia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/17669-bdk-advokati-advises-medigroup-on-acquisition-of-talijalab
23-Aug Serbia AP Legal; CMS; D'Ornano Partners; MMD AP Legal, working with CMS’ London office, advised Raiffeisen Bank International and its subsidiary Raiffeisen Bank Belgrade on the acquisition of Credit Agricole Bank Serbia Novi Sad and its subsidiary CA Leasing Serbia from Credit Agricole. D’Ornano Partners and Maric, Malisic & Dostanic acted as legal advisors to Credit Agricole. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/17676-ap-legal-and-maric-malisic-dostanic-advise-on-raiffeisen-bank-s-acquisition-of-credit-agricole-bank-serbia
23-Aug Turkey Bener Law Office; White & Case (GKC Partners) GKC Partners advised Yemeksepeti on its acquisition of Turkish online shopping platform Marketyo Bilisim Teknoloji. Bener Law Office advised the shareholders of Marketyo. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/17668-gkc-partners-and-bener-law-office-advise-on-yemeksepeti-acquisition-of-marketyo
24-Aug Poland Allen & Overy Allen & Overy advised Garbe Industrial Real Estate on the acquisition of Hubergroup’s new production and warehouse facility located in Wroclaw, from Savills Poland. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17678-allen-overy-advises-garbe-on-acquisition-of-facility-from-savills-in-poland
24-Aug Serbia; Slovenia AP Legal; Schoenherr AP Legal advised the founder and sole shareholder of YU PD Express Belgrade, Ljiljana Zivkovic Karaklajic, on the sale of the company to Slovenia Broadbank. Schoenherr reportedly advised Slovenia Broadbank. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17684-ap-legal-advises-on-sale-of-yu-pd-express-belgrade-to-slovenia-broadbank
24-Aug Turkey Akol Law Firm; Gen & Temizer Ozer; Herguner Bilgen Ozeke; Kinstellar; Lexist Law Firm; Paksoy; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Verdi Law Firm; White & Case; White & Case (GKC Partners) Paksoy advised General Atlantic on co-leading a USD 1.5 billion funding round for Trendyol, alongside SoftBank Vision Fund 2, Princeville Capital, and sovereign wealth funds ADQ and the Qatar Investment Authority, with Alibaba and Omega Oryx Limited also investing. White & Case and GKC Partners advised Softbank Vision Fund 2, Kinstellar and Gen Temizer Ozer advised Princeville Capital, Herguner Bilgen Ozeke advised Alibaba, and Lexist advised Omega Oryx, while Akol Law Firm advised the Qatar Investment Authority. Reportedly, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and Verdi advised Trendyol. USD 1.5 billion ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/17677-paksoy-white-case-gkc-partners-kinstellar-gen-temizer-ozer-herguner-bilgen-ozeke-and-lexist-advise-on-trendyol-s-latest-funding-round
24-Aug Ukraine ILF The ILF law firm represented Pavlo Schwartz – a candidate for the position of Bishop of the German Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ukraine – in a dispute over being registered as head of the church. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/17679-ilf-successful-for-now-bishop-pavlo-schwartz
24-Aug Ukraine Golaw Golaw successfully represented international cosmetics manufacturer Evyap Trading Ukraine in a tax dispute worth UAH 4 million. UAH 4 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/17687-golaw-successful-for-evyap-trading-ukraine-in-uah-4-million-tax-dispute
25-Aug Lithuania Ellex (Valiunas) Ellex Valiunas helped Curve in extending and expanding its electronic money institution (EMI) license from the Bank of Lithuania. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/17688-ellex-valiunas-helps-curve-extend-license-in-lithuania
25-Aug Lithuania Ellex (Valiunas) Ellex Valiunas advised Norwegian real estate management company Baltic Sea Properties on two lease agreements with French parcel delivery group DPD in the cities of Siauliai and Telsiai. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/17693-ellex-advised-bsp-on-two-lease-agreements-with-dpd
25-Aug Romania Filip & Company; Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised the owners of Via-Trend on the sale of the company to Swedish private equity fund Oresa. Filip & Company advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/17691-pnsa-and-filip-company-advise-on-via-trend-sale-to-oresa
26-Aug Croatia; Turkey Cuatrecasas; Deloitte Legal; Deloitte Legal (Krehic & Partners); Porobija & Porobija Krehic & Partners, working alongside Deloitte Spain and Deloitte Legal Germany and Turkey, advised Cementos Molins on the Croatian legal aspects of its EUR 150 million acquisition of Calucem from Private Equity Fund Ambienta. Cuatrecasas also reportedly advised the buyer. Porobija & Porobija reportedly acted as Croatian legal advisor to the seller. EUR 150 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17694-krehic-partners-and-deloitte-legal-turkey-advise-on-cementos-molins-s-acqusition-of-calucem
26-Aug Latvia Sorainen; TGS Baltic Sorainen advised the Ignitis Group on the acquisition of three wind farm projects in Latvia. TGS Baltic advised the unidentified seller. EUR 200 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/17695-sorainen-and-tgs-baltic-advise-on-ignitis-group-s-acquisition-of-three-wind-farm-projects-in-latvia
26-Aug Romania Berechet Rusu Hirit; Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii advised Electrica on its acquisition of a 207-megawatt wind and solar project portfolio from Monsson. Berechet Rusu Hirit advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/17699-tuca-zbarcea-asociatii-and-berechet-rusu-hirit-advise-on-electrica-s-acquisition-of-wind-and-solar-projects-from-monsson
26-Aug Russia Kachkin & Partners Kachkin & Partners advised the Krasnaya Strela Group on its acquisition of two buildings in St. Petersburg from the Okhta Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17696-kachkin-partners-advises-krasnaya-arrow-group-on-acquisition-of-two-buildings-in-st-petersburg
27-Aug Austria Herbst Kinsky Herbst Kinsky advised SoftBank Investment Advisers on a USD 120 million Series D investment round in Adverity, together with Sapphire Ventures. USD 120 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17698-herbst-kinsky-advises-softbank-on-series-d-investment-in-adverity
27-Aug Russia Rybalkin, Gortsunyan & Partners Rybalkin, Gortsunyan and Partners advised Etalon on its acquisition of a 35% stake in QB Technology and its associated intellectual property. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17697-rgp-advises-etalon-group-on-acquiring-shares-in-qb-technology
30-Aug Austria Schoenherr Schoenherr advised Bitpanda on a EUR 224 million Series C investment round led by Valar Ventures that included LeadBlock Partners, Jump Capital, Alan Howard, and Redo Ventures. EUR 224 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17717-schoenherr-advises-bitpanda-on-series-c-investment-round
30-Aug Bulgaria; Romania DLA Piper; Kambourov & Partners; Schoenherr DLA Piper Romania advised Abris Capital Partners on the acquisition, through its subsidiary Dentotal, of Dentatechnica. Kambourov & Partners acted as Bulgarian counsel to the buyer and Schoenherr advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17728-dla-piper-kambourov-partners-and-schoenherr-advise-on-dentotal-s-acquisition-of-dentatechnica
30-Aug Czech Republic VGD Legal VGD Legal advised the Jablotron Group on its approximately EUR 9.8 million acquisition of the Avicena project from Vavrincuv Vrch. Solo practitioner Michal Zibrid reportedly advised the seller. EUR 9.8 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/17727-vgd-legal-advises-jablotron-group-on-acquisition-of-avicena-project-in-czech-republic
30-Aug Estonia Ellex (Raidla) Ellex Raidla advised construction management platform Remato on securing a EUR 1.4 million investment from Passion Capital, Kaamos Group, Superangel, Lemonade Stand, Spring Capital, and several angel investors. EUR 1.4 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17721-kondracki-celej-and-mjh-advise-on-sumup-sale-of-shoplo-to-shoper
30-Aug Poland Kondracki Celej; Moskwa Jarmul Haladyj i Wspolnicy Kondracki Celej advised SumUp on its sale of Shoplo to Shoper. MJH Moskwa, Jarmul, Haladyj i Partnerzy advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17721-kondracki-celej-and-mjh-advise-on-sumup-sale-of-shoplo-to-shoper
30-Aug Poland SSW Pragmatic Solutions SSW Pragmatic Solutions advised Modern Commerce on its PLN 80 million issuance of shares. PLN 80 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17720-ssw-pragmatic-solutions-advises-modern-commerce-on-shares-issuance
30-Aug Romania Bejenaru & Partners; LC Legalproof LC LegalProof advised Zipper Studios on the sale of its business to Romanian software services provider Fortech. Bejenaru & Partners advised the buyer on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/17719-lc-legalproof-advises-zipper-studios-on-sale-to-fortech
30-Aug Russia BGP Litigation BGP Litigation successfully represented UniCredit Bank as one of the creditors in bankruptcy proceedings against Russian shoe retailer Firma ANTA, operating under the brand of Carlo Pazolini. The case was brought before the Moscow Arbitration Court. RUB 121.8 million ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17726-bgp-successful-for-unicredit-in-bankruptcy-proceedings-against-carlo-pazolini-in-russia
30-Aug Ukraine Kinstellar Kinstellar’s Kyiv office advised Vienna-based Raiffeisen Bank International on matters of enforceability under Ukrainian law of netting derivative transactions with Vodafone Ukraine. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/17718-kinstellar-advises-raiffeisen-bank-on-netting-derivatives-with-vodafone-ukraine
31-Aug Czech Republic Kocian Solc Balastik Kocian Solc Balastik advised the third fund of the Arete Group on its approximately EUR 10 million acquisition of a production facility complex near Beroun, Czech Republic. EUR 10 million ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/17725-ksb-advises-arete-group-on-acquisition-of-production-facility-near-prague
31-Aug Romania Deloitte Legal (Reff & Associates); Leroy si Asociatii Leroy si Asociatii advised Vinci Energies on its acquisition of Frigotehnica from Roca Investments. Reff & Associates in cooperation with Deloitte Legal advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/17723-leroy-si-asociatii-and-reff-associates-advise-on-vinci-energies-acquisition-of-frigotehnica
1-Sep Bulgaria; Ukraine CMS CMS advised the Export-Import Bank of Korea on a USD 36 million financing extension deal with Grain Terminal Holdings. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17734-cms-advises-kexim-on-financing-for-ukrainian-grain-port-terminal
1-Sep Estonia Sorainen Sorainen advised Nordic food company HKScan on the development of their new pan-Baltic logistics center in Estonia. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/17737-sorainen-advises-hkscan-on-new-baltic-logistics-centre
1-Sep Romania Deloitte Legal (Reff & Associates); Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii Deloitte Legal's Reff & Associates advised Belgian developer Speedwell in refinancing the loan granted by BRD Groupe Societe Generale for the development of the Record Park Offices project in Cluj-Napoca. Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii advised the bank. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/17736-reff-associates-and-tuca-zbarcea-asociatii-advise-on-speedwell-s-refinancing-of-record-park-offices
2-Sep Belarus Revera Revera advised US-based The Games Fund on its USD 1 million investment in the Vandrouka Games studio. USD 1 million ceelegalmatters.com/belarus/17741-revera-advises-the-games-fund-on-investment-in-vandrouka-games
2-Sep Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania Ellex (Valiunas); Sorainen Sorainen, working alongside Norwegian firm Wikborg Rein, advised digital identity company Signicat on its acquisition of Baltic electronic signature solution provider Dokobit. Ellex Valiunas advised the seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17746-sorainen-and-ellex-advise-on-signicat-s-acquisition-of-dokobit
2-Sep Romania Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen; RTPR RTPR advised Rodbun Grup on a RON 278 million syndicated loan from Banca Comerciala Romana, CEC Bank, Raiffeisen Bank, Banca Transilvania, and Banca Romaneasca. Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen advised the bank syndicate. RON 278 million ceelegalmatters.com/romania/17743-rtpr-and-nndkp-advise-on-rodbun-grup-syndicated-financing
2-Sep Ukraine Avellum; Ilyashev & Partners Ilyashev & Partners advised Ukraine's Zavalivskiy Graphite Group on its sale of a 70% stake to Australia's Volt Resources Limited. Avellum advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/17747-ilyashev-partners-and-avellum-dvise-on-volt-resources-acquisition-of-stake-in-zavalivskiy-graphite
3-Sep Greece Koutalidis Koutalidis advised the United Group on its acquisition of Greek mobile operator Wind Hellas. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/17754-koutalidis-advises-united-group-on-wind-hellas-acquisition
3-Sep Poland Kochanski & Partners; Most Partners Kochanski & Partners advised VC fund Inovo Venture Partners on its investment in Jutro Medical. Most Partners reportedly advised Jutro Medical. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17755-kochanski-partners-advises-inovo-venture-partners-on-investment-in-jutro-medical
3-Sep Poland Kondracki Celej Kondracki Celej advised Innovation Nest on participating in a USD 3.2 million investment round in Cardiomatics. USD 3.2 million ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17749-kondracki-celej-advises-innovation-nest-on-investment-in-cardiomatics
6-Sep Czech Republic Kinstellar Kinstellar successfully defended Kiwi.com before the Czech Constitutional Court against a preliminary injunction issued by the Regional Court in Brno. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/17763-kinstellar-defends-kiwi-com-before-czech-constitutional-court
6-Sep Greece Ballas, Pelecanos & Associates Ballas, Pelecanos & Associates advised GEK Terna and the Motor Oil Hellas Group on obtaining the concentration approval from the Hellenic Competition Commission for their EUR 385 million joint acquisition of Thermoelectric Komotini. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/greece/17764-ballas-pelecanos-associates-advises-gek-terna-and-moh-on-obtaining-acquisition-clearance
6-Sep Poland Kochanski & Partners Kochanski & Partners advised iTaxi on the acquisition of Miejskie Przedsiebiorstwo Taksowkowe assets from Miejskie Zaklady Autobusowe in Warsaw. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17772-kochanski-partners-advises-itaxi-on-the-acquisition-of-mpt-assets
6-Sep Romania CEE Attorneys CEE Attorneys / Boanta, Gidei si Asociatii advised Sparking Capital on a EUR 180.000 investment in Romania-based digital platform Bankata.ro. EUR 180,000 ceelegalmatters.com/romania/17771-cee-attorneys-advises-sparking-capital-in-the-financing-granted-to-bankata-ro
6-Sep Romania Ijdelea Mihailescu Ijdelea Mihailescu advised United Petfood on its acquisition of 150,000 square meters of land close to Bucharest from an undisclosed seller. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/17774-ijdelea-mihailescu-advises-united-petfood-on-land-acquisition-in-romania
6-Sep Serbia Sunjka Law SunjkaLaw advised Novi Sad-based Pin Computers on the sale of the company to Switzerland's Also Holding. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/serbia/17767-sunjkalaw-advises-pin-computers-on-sale-to-also-holding
7-Sep Czech Republic Dentons; Glatzova & Co Dentons advised Stratus Data Systems company Gobii Europe on the establishment of a joint venture with the CSOB Group to bring the Igluu technology solution to the Czech real estate market. Glatzova & Co advised the CSOB Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/czech-republic/17769-dentons-advises-gobii-europe-on-igluu-joint-venture-with-csob-group
7-Sep Poland B2RLaw; Think Legal B2RLaw advised the Village Network on financing received from Movens Capital. Think Legal advised Movens. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17768-b2rlaw-and-think-legal-advise-on-village-network-financing-from-movens-capital
7-Sep Russia Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners successfully represented global pharmaceutical corporation Novartis before the FAS in an unfair competition dispute with a Nativa distributor. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17762-epam-successful-for-novartis-in-unfair-competition-dispute
7-Sep Turkey BTS & Partners; Erdem & Erdem; Verdi Law Firm Erdem & Erdem advised Akinon on securing a USD 20 million Series B investment from the Actera Group, Revo Capital, and Endeavor Catalyst. BTS & Partners advised Revo Capital and Endeavor Catalyst. Verdi reportedly advised the Actera Group. USD 20 million ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/17765-erdem-erdem-and-bts-partners-advise-on-akinon-s-series-b-investment-round
8-Sep Austria Baker Mckenzie; Schoenherr Schoenherr advised Austrian oral hygiene start-up Playbrush on its sale of a majority stake to Switzerland-based international healthcare company Sunstar Group. Baker McKenzie advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17806-schoenherr-and-baker-mckenzie-advise-on-sunstar-group-s-acquisition-of-playbrush
8-Sep Austria Cerha Hempel; Schoenherr Cerha Hempel advised Vienna-based Value One on the sale of Krieau grandstand Tribune 3 to Red Bull Media House. Schoenherr advised the buyer. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17799-cerha-hempel-and-schoenherr-advise-on-red-bull-media-house-s-acquisition-of-tribune-3-from-value-one
8-Sep Russia Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner; DLA Piper DLA Piper advised Borzo on its USD 35 million Series C investment round. Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner advised one of the investors in the round – Emirati investment company Mubadala. USD 35 million ceelegalmatters.com/russia/17800-dla-piper-and-bclp-advise-on-borzo-investment-round
8-Sep Turkey BTS & Partners BTS & Partners advised luxury food order and delivery platform Fuudy.co on its recent USD 1.1 million seed funding round. USD 1.1 million ceelegalmatters.com/turkey/17803-bts-advises-fuudy-co-on-funding-round
9-Sep Bosnia and Herzegovina Ibrahimovic & Co Ibrahimovic & Co advised Studen & Co Holding on an agreement with Brcko District's Government to build a free business zone in the district. BAM 500 million ceelegalmatters.com/bosnia-herzegovina/17815-ibrahimovic-co-advises-studen-co-on-free-business-zone-agreement-with-brcko-district
9-Sep Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania Ellex; Hannes Snellman Ellex advised the BTA Baltic Insurance Company on establishing a EUR 120 million Baltic rental housing co-investment vehicle together with Finnish developer YIT. Hannes Snellman advised YIT on the deal. EUR 120 million ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17813-ellex-advises-bta-on-rental-housing-co-investment-vehicle-with-yit
9-Sep Romania Ijdelea Mihailescu Ijdelea Mihailescu successfully represented Velikov and Co on a community trademark and community design dispute before the European Union Intellectual Property Office. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/romania/17812-ijdelea-mihailescu-successful-for-velikov-and-co-before-euipo
10-Sep Bulgaria Boyanov & Co; CMS; Kirkland & Ellis; White & Case Boyanov & Co advised Agent J.P. Morgan and Security Agent Wilmington Trust on the accession of Alvogen's Bulgarian subsidiary Alvogen Pharma Trading Europe as an additional guarantor to two loan agreements totaling more than EUR 2 billion. CMS Bulgaria advised Alvogen and its subsidiary. White & Case reportedly advised the agent and security agent. Kirkland & Ellis reportedly advised the borrowers. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/17817-boyanov-co-and-cms-advise-on-alvogen-pharma-trading-accession-as-additional-guarantor-to-loan
10-Sep Estonia Ellex Ellex advised Tallink Grupp on the public offering of new company shares in Estonia and Finland. EUR 34.6 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/17816-ellex-advises-tallink-grupp-on-share-offering-in-estonia-and-finland
10-Sep Hungary Schoenherr Schoenherr advised Paris-based MNK Partners on the acquisition of the Kodolanyi Janos University building in Hungary from Defactoring. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/hungary/17818-schoenherr-advises-mnk-partners-on-purchase-of-kodolanyi-janos-university-building
10-Sep Latvia Skrastins & Dzenis Skrastins & Dzenis advised Moda Kapitals on the sale of its pawnshop portfolio of consumer credits to the DelfinGroup. EUR 1 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/17820-skrastins-dzenis-advises-moda-kapitals-on-sale-of-credit-portfolio
10-Sep Ukraine Asters; Dechert; Sayenko Kharenko Sayenko Kharenko advised joint lead managers J.P. Morgan and Dragon Capital on a USD 300 million eurobond issuance by Ukrainian Railways. Asters, working with Dechert, advised the state-owned company. USD 300 million ceelegalmatters.com/ukraine/17821-sayenko-kharenko-advises-on-ukrainian-railways-usd-300-million-eurobond-issuance
13-Sep Czech Republic; Romania; Slovakia Dentons; Havel & Partners Dentons advised Ciklum on its acquisition of Czech-based software developer CN Group from Genesis Capital. Havel & Partners advised Genesis Capital. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17828-dentons-and-havel-partners-advise-on-ciklum-acquisition-of-cn-group
13-Sep Greece; Romania Clifford Chance; EY Law; Volciuc Ionescu Volciuc-Ionescu, working with EY Law, advised Mytilineos on the sale of two Romanian solar farms totaling 90 megawatts to Enel Group's Enel Green Power Romania. Clifford Chance advised the Enel Group. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/deals-and-cases/17827-volciuc-ionescu-and-clifford-chance-advise-on-mytilineos-solar-portfolio-sale-to-enel-green-power
13-Sep Latvia Ellex Ellex advised the Lithuanian real estate developer Hanner Group on its EUR 131 million sale of Riga office complex Jauna Teika to the Eften Real Estate Fund 4. EUR 131 million ceelegalmatters.com/latvia/17826-ellex-advises-hanner-group-on-sale-of-jauna-teika-office-complex
13-Sep Lithuania Glimstedt; Motieka & Audzevicius Motieka & Audzevicius advised Lithuanian educational start-up Turing College on its USD 1.05 million seed-round with investments from local and foreign venture capital funds and Silicon Valley business angels. Glimstedt advised Iron Wolf Capital on its investment into Turing College. USD 1.05 million ceelegalmatters.com/lithuania/17829-motieka-audzevicius-and-glimstedt-advise-on-turing-college-seed-round
13-Sep Poland Gessel Gessel advised R22 S.A. and H88 S.A. on their investment in Sellintegro. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/poland/17831-gessel-advises-r22-and-h88-on-sellintegro-investment
14-Sep Austria Clifford Chance; Schoenherr Schoenherr advised Vienna-based Wienerberger on its EUR 81.25 million treasury shares placement with institutional investors. Clifford Chance advised the joint bookrunners J.P. Morgan, Erste Group, and UniCredit. EUR 81.25 million ceelegalmatters.com/austria/17847-schoenherr-advises-wienerberger-on-treasury-shares-placement
14-Sep Bulgaria CMS; Hristov Partners CMS advised Cordeel Group N.V. on the sale of a mixed-use logistics and office development to CTP. Hristov & Partners advised the buyer on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/bulgaria/17838-cms-and-hristov-partners-advise-on-cordeel-s-sale-of-sofcor-logistics-to-ctp
44453 Croatia Bogdanovic Dolicki & Partneri; Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic & Krka DTB advised Dogus Croatia and Martimus B.V. on the sale of D-Resort Sibenik to Villa Dubrovnik and subsequent sale of a majority stake in Villa Dubrovnik to the Erste Pension Fund. Bogdanovic, Dolicki & Partners advised the buyer on the deal. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/croatia/17840-dtb-and-bogdanovic-dolicki-partners-advise-on-dogus-croatia-and-martimus-sale-of-d-resort-sibenik-and-villa-dubrovnik-to-erste-pension-fund
14-Sep Estonia Sorainen; TGS Baltic TGS Baltic advised short-term property-backed loan marketplace EstateGuru on its EUR 5.8 million series A investment round. Sorainen advised Jersey-based VC TMT Investments as lead investor in the round. EUR 5.8 million ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/17837-sorainen-and-tgs-baltic-advise-on-estateguru-series-a-round
14-Sep Estonia Linklaters; Sorainen Sorainen and Linklaters have advised fintech company Wise on launching the OwnWise customer shareholder program in the EU and establishing its level 1 American depositary receipt program in the US. N/A ceelegalmatters.com/estonia/17836-sorainen-and-linklaters-advise-wise-on-shareholder-program-and-us-depositary-receipt-program
14-Sep Greece; Hungary; Poland; Turkey Bernitsas; De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; Dechert; Garrigues; Gide Loyrette Nouel; Gleiss Lutz; Herguner Bilgen Ozeke; Homburger; Kinstellar; Paksoy; Paul Weiss; Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak; Stibbe; Zepos & Yannopoulos Paksoy, working with Paul Weiss, advised KPS Capital Partners on the acquisition of 80% of Crown Holdings’ EMEA food, aerosol, and promotional packaging business for EUR 2.5 billion. Also advising KPS Capital were Stibbe in the Netherlands, Gide Loyrette Nouel in Morroco, Cautrecasas in Spain and Portugal, Gleiss Lutz in Germany, Chiomenti in Italy, and Zepos & Yannopoulos in Greece. Dechert advised Crown Holdings, with Bernitsas Law in Greece, Bennani & Associes in Morroco, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek in the Netherlands, ENSafrica in Ghana, Garrigues in Spain and Portugal, Homburger in Switzerland, Lexel Juridique & Fiscal in Madagascar, Cellere Gangemi in Italy, Soltysinski, Kawecki & Szlezak