M&A, Corporate and Private Equity

Kinstellar advises Portiva investment group on the acquisition of Astrid Offices building in Holešovice, Prague

December 2021 – Kinstellar has successfully advised Portiva investment group on its acquisition of Astrid Offices building in Holešovice, Prague, from UBM group.

Kinstellar advises (VC) Eleven Ventures on its USD 2 million investment in Romanian startup Frisbo

December 2021 – Kinstellar and Dewi Advisory have successfully advised the leading VC Eleven Ventures (joined by GapMinder, Roca X and Neogen Capital) on a USD 2 million investment in Frisbo, a Romanian-based e-commerce startup.

Czech Republic: UBO follow-up obligations

December 2021 – The obligations of a statutory body arising from Act No. 37/2021 Coll., on the registration of ultimate beneficial owners (the “UBO Act”), are not fulfilled by merely registering the ultimate beneficial owners in the relevant register....

Renowned Capital Markets expert Müfit Arapoglu joins Gen Temizer Özer, Kinstellar’s office in Istanbul, as Partner

December 2021 – Kinstellar is pleased to announce that Müfit Arapoğlu has joined the Istanbul office as a Partner and Head of the local Capital Markets practice.

Kinstellar advises KBC Bank on the EUR 1 billion acquisition of Raiffeisenbank Bulgaria

November 2021 – Kinstellar Sofia has acted as lead counsel to KBC Bank NV on an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of Raiffeisenbank (Bulgaria) EAD, comprising the Bulgarian banking operations of Raiffeisen Bank International, for EUR 1,015 million....

Kinstellar advises Vista on acquisition of Crello and Depositphotos

November 2021 – Kinstellar’s Kyiv office has successfully represented Vista, a Cimpress company (Nasdaq: CMPR), the world leader in mass customization, on its acquisition of the online graphic design editor Crello and a stock photo marketplace Depositphotos...

Kinstellar advises X-Chem on the acquisition of ComInnex  

November 2021 – Kinstellar has successfully advised the US-based X-Chem on the acquisition of a 100% stake in ComInnex, a leading European provider of synthetic chemistry services and novel chemical technologies to support early-stage drug discovery. 

Kinstellar advises FirstFarms A/S on a sub-sale of land in western Romania

November 2021 – Kinstellar and Dewi Advisory continue to advise the Danish agricultural investment company FirstFarms on a new sale of land in western Romania for DKK 20 million. The transaction is part of an agreement signed by FirstFarms to divest...

Kinstellar advises Komercijalna Banka a.d., Beograd on the sale of Komercijalna Banka a.d., Banja Luka

November 2021 – Kinstellar is delighted to announce that on 27 October 2021, our client, Komercijalna Banka a.d., Beograd (“KB”), and Banka Poštanska Štedionica a.d., Beograd (“BPŠ’’) executed a Sale and Purchase Agreement for the sale...

Kinstellar advises GIC on the acquisition of CETIN Group in CEE

October 2021 – Kinstellar has successfully advised GIC, a global investment company founded in 1981 in Singapore, on the acquisition of a 30% stake in CETIN Group. PPF continues to retain a 70% majority in the CETIN Group—a provider of telecommunications...