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machine tools, revision and drafting of new loan and security documentation (almost all types of security involved). Legal support to ČSOB in acquisition finance projects, especially the SME sector, legal due-diligence of target companies and assets serving as collateral, legal opinions on SPAs and selected additional documents (evaluation or risks, deficiencies and advice on amendments), drafting of capacity opinions. Legal advisory to HSBC with claims against a world leading smartphone producer in connection with unlawful drawing of stand-by letter of credit. Drafting of complete loan and security documentation for Raiffeisenbank with regard to a loan facility provided for financing of agriculture real estate purchase in the amount of EUR 24 mil. financing of real estate acquisition. Revision and drafting of amended factoring and security documentation for ČSOB Factoring reflecting the specifics of a global assignment of receivables within recourse, non-recourse and true-sale factoring.
Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Organizing
a tender for sale of unpaid loan receivables of ČSOB in the amount of approx. CZK 1 billion, drafting of tender documentation, organizing tender procedures including the due diligence process, drafting and negotiation of transaction documentation. Legal advice to ČS regarding the recovery of loan receivables from a leading processor of skins and hides facing insolvency, drafting of insolvency petition and registration of claims, representation in creditors’ committee, recovery of pledged receivables from local and foreign debtors. Legal advisory to HSBC regarding loan exposure arising from non-recourse factoring provided to a eading European company engaged in distribution and wholesale of mobile phones. Legal advice to ČSOB with restructuring the loan exposure and security of a leading Czech producer of textiles, analysis of loan and security documentation, Standstill agreement and further representation in insolvency proceedings (registration of claims, membership in creditors committee etc.), assistance with search for strategic or financial investor and subsequent sale of loan receivables to an investor.
advisory to ČSOB regarding the restructuring of a EUR 30 million (approx. CZK 762 million) loan exposure towards a debtor from a group operating in the construction and technology supplies sector. Analysis of the restructuring plan, analysis of risks and impacts of the envisaged restructuring on bank’s loan receivables, including security thereof. Legal assistance to ČS with restructuring loan exposure towards a company specialising in landscape, subterranean and mining constructions including the enforcement of security instruments. Legal advisory with restructuring of a holding structure of one of Sberbank’s debtor’s operating in biogas power plants sector, analysis of restructuring plan of the group, including the analysis of risks and impacts of the envisaged restructuring on bank’s loan receivables, including security thereof.
Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Law Legal
representation of Odyssey 44, a.s. regarding negotiation and execution of contractual documentation for acquisition of 50% share of Direct pojišťovna, a.s. and legal advice in drafting and filing a request to Czech National Bank and Office for Protection of Competition for approval of acquisition of qualifying shareholding in the insurance company, including drafting of loan, option and security documentation related to financing of the insurance company. Complex legal advisory to AUTOCONT in corporate trasformation involving two companies from client’s group, in form of a cross merger of a joint stock company with its subsidiary a limited liability company which ceases to exist as a result of the merger. Advice in consequent change of legal form of the successor company from a joint stock company to a limited liability company. Legal advisory to LES PRODUCTION UNIQUE INC. in the matter of securing financing of costs for promotion of Rolling Stones concert in Prague (7/2018) including advising with negotiation and execution of contractual documentation with Rolling Stones managers, the financing partner (Bestsport, member of PPF group) and other contractual partners and suppliers of services for the concert promotion. Complex legal advisory to ČSOB regarding an acquisition finance project involving purchase of shares in a company engaged in sales and service of machinery for cutting operation and 3D.