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on the sale of real estate portfolio comprising of mixture of retail premises, offices and logistic park in several jurisdictions of Eastern Europe in relation to the process of due diligence, various corporate matters (e.g. change of legal form in Romania, transfers of minority shares in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, liquidation and transfer of shares in Hungary) and negotiation and completion of regulatory, financing and litigation (restitution claims) aspects of the transaction YANFENG AUTOMOTIVE TRIM SYSTEMS on local law aspects (due diligence) of a joint venture with Johnson Controls. This is a noncash transaction comprised of asset contributions by the two parties that will create the largest automotive interiors company in the world with revenues of approximately $7.5 billion. Yanfeng will hold the majority 70 percent share in the joint venture, and Johnson Controls will have a 30 percent share. This transaction was recognized by China Business Law Journal as a 2014 „Deal of the Year.“ NOVARTIS INTERNATIONAL on contractual, corporate and regulatory issues in connection with a series of major transactions with GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) including the acquisition of certain assets from GSK, the creation of a world-leading consumer healthcare business through a joint venture that combines the two companies‘ consumer divisions, and the divestiture of the Novartis non-influenza vaccines business to GSK. The deal involved more than 70 jurisdictions and was structured as an asset deal and a sale of a part of business. This is the biggest multibillion-dollar pharmaceuticals deal in the history that will reshape two of the world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies. DANONE on regulatory issues related to the sale of Danone’s medical nutrition and baby food business in the Czech Republic. This was one of a few transactions in the sector of Food & beverages worldwide.
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