Adam Hodoň


Partner

+421 2 5929 1152

Adam Hodoň

Partner
+421 2 5929 1152

 

Office

Hviezdoslavovo námestie 13
811 02 Bratislava
Slovakia

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Adam Hodoň is a Partner in the Bratislava office and a registered tax advisor. He focuses on tax and state aid, as well as M&A and corporate.


Adam Hodoň receives acclaim for being 'very helpful and providing the necessary support and advice'.

Chambers Europe, 2020

RECENT ENGAGEMENTS INCLUDE ADVISING

Tax

  • KENDALL SQUARE INVESTMENT on the tax aspects of the acquisition of an Amazon warehouse facility in Dobroviz, the Czech Republic from AEW
  • ARCAPITA BANK on the tax aspects of a number of restructuring projects optimising the real estate portfolio in Slovakia, including mergers and demergers, real estate tax, corporate tax and VAT aspects of such reorganisations
  • BALLYMORE PROPERTIES on the tax aspects of the acquisition of land and the EUR 300 million development of retail, commercial and residential premises and a business centre, including international tax structures, local VAT issues and exit strategy
  • BE GROUP on the tax aspects in relation to insolvency proceedings in Slovakia
  • DELL EUROPE on tax aspects of Slovak investment incentives for a call centre

Infrastructure & Projects

  • METROSTAV, the largest Czech construction company, on all matters related to its participation in the Slovak tender for the design, construction, financing, operation and maintenance of the prison facility Rimavská Sobota
  • VINCI CONCESSIONS and MERIDIAM INFRASTRUCTURE during the participation in the tender for the D4/R7 Highway PPP project in Slovakia and on all related public procurement issues, corporate agenda, the establishment of the project company and the set-up of contractual relationships (D&B, O&M, SHA), including the analysis of state aid and tax risks related to the project financing
  • VINCI CONCESSIONS and MERIDIAM INFRASTRUCTURE on the operation of the R1 Expressway, the first Slovak road PPP project, valued at EUR 1.2 billion; ongoing advice on a wide range of commercial contracts, operation and public procurement issues, liaising with the Public Authority, as well as in relation to the participation of the same consortium in the D4/R7 Bratislava bypass tender

M&A and Corporate

  • BIOSYNTH, a Swiss manufacturer of chemicals and APIs, on the acquisition of the Slovak manufacturing company TauChem and on its subsequent restructuring
  • E.ON on the sale of a state-of-the art CCGT power plant to the regional power producer and distributor Západoslovenská energetika (ZSE), in which the Slovak state holds a 51% stake
  • NN GROUP on the acquisition of Aegon insurance companies in Slovakia and the Czech Republic, including merger control approval in both countries
  • NIDEC CORPORATION on the acquisition of the Embraco business from Whirlpool in Slovakia
  • VEOLIA ENERGIA SLOVENSKO, the Slovak branch of French energy giant, on the acquisition of PPC Investments (part of Czech investment fund Avant Energy), which owns and operates a combined cycle natural gas-fired power plant near the Slovak capital, Bratislava

Automotive & Industrials

  • A GLOBAL AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURER on matters related to their newly set-up Slovak subsidiary concerning compliance with Slovak labour legislation and its impact on state aid granted to the manufacturing facility in Slovakia
  • HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY on the acquisition of network of authorised dealers and repairers in the Czech Republic and Slovakia from the local entities controlled by Autobinck group
  • ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS, a Fortune 500 company producing engineered fasteners and components, equipment and consumable systems, on all Czech and Slovak aspects of the global acquisition of engineered fasteners and components business from ZF TRW Automotive
  • METALSA AUTOMOTIVE, a leading global producer of automotive components, on several proposed acquisitions in Slovakia and a joint venture with a Slovak producer in order to establish a new producing capacity for chassis components manufacturing
  • PORSCHE on the acquisition of the operation of Kuka Enco in Slovakia

Employment & Labour Law

  • A GLOBAL AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURER on matters related to a newly set-up Slovak subsidiary concerning compliance with Slovak labour legislation and its impact on state aid granted to the manufacturing facility in Slovakia
  • AMAZON on employment policies, standard employment contracts and all significant HR issues in Slovakia
  • ESET, the world leader in development of anti-virus and similar security software, on complex arrangements regarding international secondments of its employees within various group companies worldwide and on compliance with relevant Slovak and EU employment legislation
  • GBF PROJECT SERVICES on setting up its business in the mining / natural resources sector in Slovakia, including preparation of employment agreements for client’s local as well as seconded staff, employment policies and overall labour law compliance in Slovakia
  • TECH MAHINDRA, a multinational IT company, on the Slovak regulatory environment applicable to lease of labour or outsourcing of staff to provide IT services and all related matters

Competition & State Aid

  • CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS on state aid compliance pursuant to an investment agreement signed with the Slovak government
  • KIA MOTORS CORPORATION and HYUNDAI MOBIS on the state aid and tax issues connected to their investment into a greenfield car manufacturing facility
  • OPEL on an investigation conducted by the Slovak Antimonopoly Office and the subsequent administrative proceedings in connection with the provision of aftersales services related to the sales of its cars in the Slovak Republic
  • VALIANT on state aid issues in connection with the establishment of a joint venture manufacturing project in Slovakia

      EDUCATION

      • 1997 – 2001: The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
      • 1993 – 1998: Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia, Faculty of Management, Master of Business Finance and Accounting (Mgr.)

      PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION

      • Slovak Chamber of Tax Advisors
      • International Fiscal Association (IFA)

      LANGUAGES

      Slovak, English, German

       

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