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Kinstellar advises the joint-lead managers on the USD 700 million debut Eurobond of Uzbekneftegaz

November 2021 – Kinstellar is pleased to announce that our team in Taskent has advised the joint-lead managers—Bank GPB, Citi, J.P. Morgan and MUFG—on the debut USD-denominated Eurobond, with a tenor of seven years, of the Uzbek state-owned oil...

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....

Hungary ranks fourth on the list of European countries with the highest number of GDPR fines

November 2021 – According to a recent report by the cybersecurity company ESET, since the entry into force in May 2018 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Hungary’s data protection authority has imposed the fourth-highest number of...

Overview of 5G auctions in Kinstellar jurisdictions

November 2021 – The introduction of 5G networks has opened a wide range of new possibilities in a variety of sectors (including manufacturing, health, energy, automotive, media and entertainment). 5G implementation remains a hot topic. Please click...

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 the joint lead managers on the debut, USD 500 million bond issue by Kazakhstan’s sovereign wealth fund, Samruk-Kazyna

November 2021 – Kinstellar is pleased to announce that our team in Almaty has advised Citibank, MUFG, UBS Investment Bank and VTB Capital, as joint lead managers and joint bookrunners, on the successful USD 500 million bond issue (2% notes due in 2026)...

Spotlight on Uzbekistan: Kinstellar’s regular look at the Uzbek market - November 2021

November 2021 – This issue covers the following topics: 

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 named "Law Firm of the Year” for corporate law in the Czech Republic

November 2021 – Kinstellar has been named the Law Firm of the Year in the Czech Republic in the category of Corporate Law at this year’s prestigious Law Firm of the Year competition, held annually by EPRAVO.cz.