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3 Széchenyi rkp.
1054 Budapest
Hungary

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Noted for his 'impressive negotiation skills', Kristóf Ferenczi often acts on regulatory matters and assists international clients with establishing energy plants in Hungary. Ferenczi also advises on M&A transactions for renewable and fossil fuel facilities and assets.

Interviewees describe him as 'an excellent lawyer' and a 'leading figure' in the market.

Chambers Europe, 2020

Kristóf Ferenczi

Kristóf Ferenczi

Managing Partner
+36 1 428 4471

Kristóf Ferenczi is the Managing Partner of the Budapest office and the head of the firm-wide Energy & Natural Resources sector. He also focuses on M&A and infrastructure matters.

RECENT ENGAGEMENTS INCLUDE ADVISING

  • ALPIQ CSEPEL POWER PLANT on the planned brown-field development of a new 400 MW combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power plant in Budapest, including advising on the preparation and negotiation of the EPC Contract and related energy regulatory, procurement and competition law aspects
  • RWE’s 960 MW MÁTRAI POWER PLANT on the planned construction of a new 440 MW lignite-fired power plant, including the drafting and negotiation of all project agreements and advising on the related regulatory aspects of the project, through its joint venture with the MVM Group
  • PANNERGY on the energy regulatory aspects of the development of a major geothermal plant in Northern Hungary
  • MICHELIN HUNGÁRIA on the drafting and negotiation of a new long-term heat supply agreement to its major tyre manufacturing plant in Hungary
  • MAJOR UAE INVESTOR on the due diligence on a major wind power project in Serbia

EDUCATION

  • 2000 – 2001: Robert Schuman University, Strasbourg, postgraduate studies in Business Law
  • 1995 – 2000: University Eötvös Loránd, Budapest, Faculty of Law, Bachelor of Law

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION

Budapest Bar Association

LANGUAGES

Hungarian, English, French, Italian

PUBLICATIONS

  • 'The operation and regulation of the Hungarian electricity sector I', Complex Wolters Kluwer, 2010 (co-author of chapter on EU Third Energy Package)