Corporate and M&A

Typical areas covered

  • Company formation, including licensing, tax, employment and property leasing matters
  • Domestic and cross border M&A transactions, including target due diligence, structuring, negotiation, closing and post-closing assistance
  • Mergers, squeeze-outs, spin-offs and other intra-group reorganizations
  • Day-to-day corporate matters
  • Company secretarial and registered office service

Recent Representative Experience

  • Advising Elektrovod Žilina, a machine engineering company, on the sale of its business to the Czech Signum Group, including transaction structuring (business spin-off), drafting and negotiating the transaction documentation, and pre-closing support.
  • Advising Electricité de France (EDF) regarding the sale of 49 % of the shares in the company Stredoslovenská energetika, a.s., a local DSO, to Czech energy group Energetický a průmyslový holding (EPH).
  • Advising the Ministry of Finance of the Slovak Republic on privatization of the state owned banking and financial institutions, including public tender management, due diligence review, drafting and negotiating transaction documentation and monitoring of the post-closing obligations.
  • Advising client, a leading Chinese producer of threads and sockets for lamps, on the contemplated acquisition of a Slovak target company.
  • Advising MATADOR Group on the formation of a joint venture with Continental AG.
  • Advising clients, the individual shareholders of ZIPP, a leading Slovak construction company, on the sale of a 100% share to STRABAG.
  • Advising client, an individual minority shareholder, on the sale of his shares in the largest local media agency to the remaining shareholder.
  • Advising client, an international operator of shopping centres in Slovakia, on internal group reorganization involving the gradual merger of 6 operating companies.
  • Advising client, a member of an Austrian development group, on the contemplated sale of its shopping mall in Bratislava, including drafting and negotiating the transaction documentation.
  • Advising client MSD on Slovak legal aspects of cross-border acquisition of Schering-Plough Ltd. by Merck Sharp & Dohme IDEA, Inc., including counselling on legal entities integration.