M&A & Corporate

Kinstellar advises Redside investiční společnost on the acquisition of Trenčín Industrial Park, in Slovakia

January 2019 – Kinstellar has recently advised the Czech fund management company REDSIDE on its EUR 90 million acquisition of Trenčín Industrial Park from AU Optronics—the largest industrial transaction in Slovakia in 2018. The deal marks REDSIDE’s...

Kinstellar advises JVC Kenwood on its acquisition of shares in Streamstar

January 2019 – Kinstellar has recently advised the Japanese multinational electronics company JVC Kenwood on its acquisition of shares in the Slovak technology company Streamstar.
Streamstar specialises in the development, manufacture and sales...

Kinstellar closes the largest insurance deal of 2018 in the Czech Republic and Slovakia

January 2019 – Kinstellar has successfully advised the Dutch insurer NN Group on the completion of its acquisition of Aegon’s Czech life insurance business, as well as of its Slovak life and pension insurance businesses, for a combined total of EUR...

Kinstellar advises on the largest real estate deal of 2018 in the Czech Republic

December 2018 – Kinstellar advised HELABA (Agent) and ČSOB on the refinancing of Forum Nová Karolina in connection with its acquisition by ČS nemovitostní fund managed by Reico investiční společnost České spořitelny, the largest single asset...

Martial law introduced in several regions of Ukraine may affect business operations

November 2018 – On 26 November 2018, the Ukrainian parliament adopted the Law that approves the Decree of the President of Ukraine on the imposition of martial law (not to be confused with a ‘state of war’) in Ukraine. The new Law, effective 28...

Kinstellar advises E.ON on the disposal of a combined cycle (CCGT) power plant in western Slovakia

August 2018 – Kinstellar has recently advised the German group 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.

Kinstellar advises on the largest insurance deal of 2018 in the Czech Republic and Slovakia

August 2018 – Kinstellar has successfully advised the Dutch group NN on the acquisition of the Czech life insurance business and the Slovak life and pension insurance businesses of Aegon, a Dutch financial services major, for a combined total of EUR...

Kinstellar advises CTP Group on acquisition of a logistics centre in Serbia

August 2018 – Kinstellar has successfully advised CTP Group on the acquisition of a 10,000 m2 logistics centre near the Serbian capital, Belgrade. The acquisition was made through an M&A transaction and included assistance with acquisition financing...

Kazakhstan introduces new “Squeeze-Out” mechanism for major shareholders

August 2018 – On 2 July 2018, Kazakhstan adopted the Law No. 166-VI "On amendments and changes to certain legislative acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Insurance and Insurance Activities, the Securities Market" (the “Law”). The Law entered into...

Kinstellar advises Veolia Energie International on the acquisition of Slovak heat & power producer PPC Investments

August 2018 – Kinstellar has recently advised the Slovak branch of French energy giant Veolia Energie International on the acquisition of PPC Investments, which owns and operates a combined cycle natural gas-fired power plant near the Slovak capital...