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the number one law firm by the number of deals according to Mergermarket and EMIS DealWatch. In Slovakia, Havel, Holásek & Partners was named the Law Firm of the Year for mergers and acquisitions (2015), and recently received the prestigious global M&A Today Awards (2013–2017) for the fifth time in a row.
OUR VISION Our vision is to be the leading Czech-Slovak law firm, consistently providing services reflecting the highest international standards in the legal profession. In line with this vision, we always aim to strengthen the excellent relationships we have with our clients and business partners so that they may maximise the effect of our legal services on their business plans or other objectives. We strive to create a genuine, mutually beneficial business partnership with our clients.
the brand Tabák Valmont, a network of more than 100 exclusive retail stores of press, tobacco products and brand Sekyra Group: legal advice on the formation of a joint venture between Sekyra Group and a group of foreign investors for the development projects Rohan and Smíchov in Prague AB Facility / Penta Investments: legal advice on the sale of a major company engaged in technical management of facilities and selected technologies – AB Facility, belonging to the portfolio of the investment group Penta Investments Plzeň: legal advice to the statutory City of Plzeň on the purchase of a 98.3% shareholding in Vodárna Plzeň from Veolia Česká republika; Vodárna Plzeň belongs to the ten largest water supply and sewerage system operators in the Czech Republic
We are a business-oriented law firm with a pro-active approach. With a team of highly qualified lawyers, our top priorities include client care and time flexibility. We take an individual and personal approach to each client and in finding a proper solution for their needs. We strive to provide services with high added value, to create excellent and lasting business relations with clients, and to provide services in a manner exceeding our clients‘ expectations. Our lawyers are sought by clients for their comprehensive legal advice, strategic thinking, and their desire to suceed, as well as for their ability to complete our clients’ transactions successfully and effectively assert their business interests.
MAJOR REPRESENTATIVE TRANSACTIONS IKEA Centres / Pradera: local advice to IKEA Centres on the sale of selected shopping parks in Europe to the real estate fund Pradera European Retail Parks SCSp Železiarne Podbrezová / Žďas: legal advice to the Slovak company Železiarne Podbrezová on the sale of 100% of shareholding in the machinery and metallurgy firm Žďas and its subsidiaries TS Plzeň and ZDAS SGS GmbH to the Chinese company CEFC PressMedia / Grafobal Group: legal advice to PressMedia on the purchase of a 70% shareholding in Valmont, which operates in the Czech Republic, under
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