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of private-label pet food, to Pamplona Capital Management. LAMA Group on the acquisition of operator of satellite TV broadcasting DIGI Czech Republic from RCS & RDS. Triglav INT on the sale of its Czech subsidiary Triglav pojišťovna, to VIGO Finance, part of VIGO Investments Group. mBank on the sale of its 100% stake in the Transfinance factoring business to UniCredit. Raiffeisen on the financing, in connection with the cross-border acquisition of a logistics portfolio by P3 from CA Immobilien. UniCredit, ING and Raiffeisen on the financing for the add-on acquisition of Euromedic’s laboratories by Alpha Medical. Standard Life on the acquisition of a retail park portfolio. The portfolio included two of the biggest retail parks in the Czech Republic and one retail park in Poland. Pramerica on the sale of a portfolio of 6 logistics park in Czech Republic and Slovakia to Blackstone. Prologis on the acquisition of Westgate logistics park. Deka Immobilien on the sale of the 11,000 sqm Florenc Office Center in Prague. Siemens in a dispute concerning a major tender linked to the modernisation of the railways in Slovakia.
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offices cities 33 countries 53
Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Scotland, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine and United Kingdom
Algeria, Brazil, China, Mexico, Morocco, Oman and United Arab Emirates 800
partners fee earners 5,500 total staff 3,000
Combined annual turnover: EUR 934,5million (2014)