M&A & Corporate

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...

Kinstellar advises on major European media company acquisition

May 2019 – Kinstellar have successfully advised CANAL+ Group on its acquisition of M7 Group, one of the largest independent pay-TV operators in Europe, operating in Benelux, Germany and Central Europe. Gibson Dunn served as lead counsel to the CANAL...

Kinstellar’s Sofia office contributes the Bulgaria chapter to Kluwer’s Corporate M&A guide

May 2019 – Kinstellar’s Sofia office has once again contributed the Bulgaria chapter to the Kluwer Corporate Acquisitions and Mergers Guide.
The Guide is the largest and most detailed database of M&A know-how available anywhere in the...

Kinstellar advises on the sale of KS Klima-Service in the Czech Republic

May 2019 – Kinstellar has successfully advised Genesis Private Equity Fund II (GPEF II) on the sale of its majority stake in KS Klima-Service – a Czech leader in the development, production and supply of air filters and filtering equipment for atmospheric...

Kinstellar Bratislava advises European City Estates on the acquisition of the BCT 2 office complex from Penta Real Estate

April 2019 – Kinstellar’s Bratislava office has recently advised the Austrian company European City Estates (ECE) on its acquisition of the Business Centrum Tesla 2 (BCT 2) office complex in Košice, Slovakia from Penta Real Estate.
ECE European...

Kinstellar scores Deal of the Year in Slovakia at CEE Legal Matters Awards

March 2019 – Kinstellar has won the Deal of the Year award for Slovakia at the CEE Legal Matters awards ceremony, which was held in Budapest on 28 March 2019. A panel of leading lawyers from across the region selected winners for 17 different CEE jurisdictions.

Disclosure of ultimate beneficial owners in Slovakia

March 2019 – The transposition of the 4th AML Directive (EU Directive 2015/849) to Slovak legislation obliges Slovak companies and other legal persons, including non-profit organisations, to disclose their ultimate beneficial owners (“UBOs”).

Kinstellar advises Veolia Energie International on the acquisition of a combined-cycle natural gas-fired power plant from Slovintegra

February 2019 – Kinstellar has recently advised the Slovak branch of the French energy giant Veolia Energie International on the acquisition from the local investment group Slovintegra of Slovintegra Energy and of a group of related companies, including...