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M&A & Corporate

Kinstellar advises Genesis Capital on the acquisition of Hungarian entertainment centres

September 2019 – Kinstellar has successfully advised Genesis Private Equity Fund III (GPEF III) on its acquisition of a majority stake in the Hungarian 11 Entertainment group. The group operates indoor amusement parks in Hungary, including trampoline...

Right of first refusal clauses are now recognised by Bulgarian courts

August 2019 – The Bulgarian Supreme Court of Cassation (“Supreme Court”) has recently issued a decision (No.19, dated 8 August 2019, under commercial case No.2511/2017) that recognises for the first time the concept of right of first refusal (“ROFR”)...

Kinstellar advises Brise Group on its agreement with CEE Equity Partners regarding the modernisation and development of 15 grain silos and logistics hubs in Romania

August 2019 – Kinstellar has successfully advised Brise Group, a significant regional player in the grain and agricultural input sector, on its agreement with CEE Equity Partners regarding the modernisation, integration and development of 15 grain silos...

Kinstellar advises winning bidder for Sofia Airport concession

July 2019 ─ Kinstellar has successfully advised a consortium led by French infrastructure fund Meridiam on its winning bid for the 35-year concession to manage Sofia Airport.
Our team in Sofia — coordinated by Partner Diana Dimova and Managing...

Kinstellar advises Liberty Steel on the acquisition of ArcelorMittal’s European assets

July 2019 – Kinstellar has advised UK steelmaker Liberty Steel on the Romanian and Czech law aspects of its EUR 740 million acquisition of ArcelorMittal’s European assets. The deal turns Liberty, part of London-based GFG Alliance, into one of the...

Non-profit Organisations in Slovakia must report details of their statutory bodies

June 2019 – In accordance with Act No. 346/2018 on the Register of Non-Governmental Non-Profit Organisations (the “Act”), a new public register of non-governmental non-profit organisations has been established in Slovakia. As outlined below, the...

Strategic partnership as a model of privatisation under Serbia’s Privatisation Law

June 2019 – With approximately 20 companies in Serbia set for privatisation in the second half of 2019, now is a good time to review the current provisions of Serbia’s Privatisation Law (“Privatisation Law”). The current wording of the law, which...

Kinstellar advises Slovak company EcoCocon on asset deal with Lithuanian UAB EcoCocon

June 2019 – Kinstellar has recently advised the newly established Slovak company EcoCocon and its founder on the acquisition of a portfolio of assets with the Lithuanian company UAB EcoCocon. Details of the deal are not disclosed. Kinstellar’s legal...

Kinstellar and Ashurst advise AIP Asset Management and The Valesco Group on the first South Korean real estate investment deal in Slovakia

June 2019 – Kinstellar and Ashurst have recently advised AIP Asset Management (AIP), a Seoul-based asset manager, and London real estate investment manager The Valesco Group (Valesco) on the EUR 120 million acquisition of the newly developed landmark...

Kinstellar advises Czech start-up Carvago to take used car selling digital

June 2019 – Kinstellar has successfully advised Carvago, an innovative Czech start-up in the used car sector, on establishing the company and on the initial setup of its online platform.
Carvago.com was established by Jan Kranát, a former VW...