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Counsel Tomáš Melišek is appointed new head of our Slovak Banking & Finance practice

April 2021 – Kinstellar’s Bratislava office ushered in 2021 with several key staff changes. Among the most significant of these is the promotion of our colleague Tomáš Melišek to Counsel. We are also pleased to announce that Tomáš has been appointed...

Kinstellar announces new promotions to Partner and Counsel

April 2021 – Kinstellar is delighted to announce the promotions to Partner of Balázs Sepsey (Budapest), and to Counsel of Tomáš Melišek (Bratislava), Alexandru Mocănescu (Bucharest) and Nina Tsifudina (Sofia).

Kinstellar advises Business Lease Group on a EUR 242 million cross-border syndicated refinancing loan

March 2021 – Kinstellar is pleased to announce that it has successfully advised Business Lease Group B.V., a car-fleet management services provider, and its CEE subsidiaries, on a EUR 242 million syndicated cross-border refinancing loan covering the...

Counsel Andriy Nikiforov speaks on personal guarantees of UBOs of closely-held companies at a webinar organised by the Ukrainian Bar Association

February 2021 – On 25 January 2021, Andriy Nikiforov, Counsel at Kinstellar’s Kyiv office, spoke at a webinar organised jointly by the Banking, Finance and Insurance Committee and the Civil, Inheritance and Matrimonial Law Committee of the Ukrainian...

Kinstellar advises a syndicate of banks on a EUR 150 million financing to RCS & RDS, in Romania

December 2020 – Kinstellar is pleased to announce that it has successfully advised a consortium of leading banks comprising Citigroup Europe plc - Dublin Romanian Branch, ING Bank N.V. Amsterdam Bucharest Branch and Unicredit Bank S.A. on the Romanian...

Ukrainian parliament adopts bill on virtual assets in the first reading

December 2020 – On 2 December 2020, Ukraine’s parliament adopted in the first reading the Bill on Virtual Assets No. 3637, which is available in Ukrainian here. The proposed legislation is the latest in a series of attempts by lawmakers to regulate...

Kinstellar Counsel Andriy Nikiforov moderates a webinar on the new AML Act in Ukraine organised by the Ukrainian Bar Association

December 2020 – On 1 December 2020, Andriy Nikiforov, Counsel at Kinstellar Kyiv and Chair of the Banking, Finance and Insurance Committee of the Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA), moderated a webinar, organised by the UBA, focused on the Act of Ukraine...

Kinstellar advises the joint lead managers on the USD 300 million debut Eurobond offering by JSC National Bank for Foreign Economic Activity of the Republic of Uzbekistan (NBU)

November 2020 – Kinstellar has successfully advised the joint lead managers on the issue of USD 300 million 5.5%  senior unsecured notes due in 2025 listed on the London Stock Exchange by JSC National Bank for Foreign Economic Activity of the Republic...

Kinstellar re-launches its Restructuring & Insolvency Practice to help clients navigate today’s market challenges

November 2020 – Co-led by Csilla Andrékó, Head of Kinstellar’s Banking & Finance Practice, and Denise Hamer, Head of Kinstellar’s C/SEE Asset Solutions Sector, Kinstellar’s Restructuring & Insolvency Practice is a multi-discipline and...

Kinstellar advises Nexen Tire Europe on leasing of 12,000 m2 warehouse

November 2020 – Following an investment of more than CZK 22 billion (approx. EUR 800 million), representing the third-largest FDI into the Czech Republic, the Kinstellar team has successfully completed another project for our client, Nexen Tire Europe...