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Kinstellar advises on the first Korean direct investment into real estate in the Czech Republic

January 2019 – Kinstellar has advised HELABA on the financing for the acquisition by Korea’s Shinhan Investment Corp. of the Florenc Office Center in Prague (commonly known as the KPMG HQ building), valued at more than EUR 48 million.
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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...

Amendment to Czech trademark legislation: additional responsibilities of trademark owners

January 2019 – On 1 January 2019 an amendment to Czech trademark legislation entered into effect. The amendment incorporates applicable EU regulations, and also introduces some country specifics. Below, we summarise the most important changes from a...

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...

Kinstellar advises on one of the largest-ever bond financing by an alternative debt provider

December 2018 – Kinstellar has advised The Dedica Anthology hotel group, a European portfolio of nine luxury hotels located in Italy, France, Hungary and the Czech Republic, owned by global alternative investment firm Värde Partners, on a EUR 337 million...

Revitalisation of brownfield sites in the Czech Republic – Simplifications offered by the amended Building Act

October 2018 – Revitalising brownfield sites in the Czech Republic has generally been viewed as a nightmare for investors, both private developers and state organisations, mainly due to the length of time required for different permitting processes...

Overview of the recent important changes in Czech legislation

September 2018 – We have prepared a brief overview of important changes in Czech legislation and the most significant high court judicial decisions issued over the past few months that might affect your operations in the Czech Republic or that may be...

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 Huajie on one of the biggest leasing transactions in the Czech Republic

July 2018 – Kinstellar has successfully advised Zhejiang Huajie Investment Development Group on the leasing of 25,000 m2 of logistics space at the Panattoni Park Prague Airport II near Pavlov in the Czech Republic. The deal has been reported as one...

Kinstellar advises on the largest-ever UK technology IPO

July 2018 – Kinstellar has successfully advised the underwriters of the IPO of Avast Software, an industry-leading producer of security software. Valued at around GBP 2.8 billion, the listing of the Prague-based company represents the largest-ever technology...