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CMS Cameron McKenna v.o.s. IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC SINCE 1991 CMS Prague offers a full range of commercial legal services. We have been active in Prague since 1991, and our team has extensive experience and knowledge of the local landscape. We have Czech and English law capacity “on the ground” in Prague. Our lawyers have advised foreign investors and government agencies on privatisations in the financial, energy and telecoms sectors and have helped shape the financial sector by advising on pioneering transactions, including the country’s first syndicated leveraged buyout. Our market-leading real estate practice is consistently involved in the most significant property transactions and construction and development projects. CMS continues to be one of the busiest M&A legal advisors in the CEE region, topping (at least top three) the CEE deal tables by volume for four consecutive years. Our commercial, regulatory and disputes team advises clients on matters of strategic importance to their business, such as litigation, regulatory investigations and preparing and negotiating commercial agreements. By providing strategic advice and transactional support, we have developed a loyal client base consisting of international and domestic businesses from across all sectors.
YOUR WORLD FIRST Every day your world is changing – presenting new challenges, new risks – but also new opportunities.
CMS´s 3,000 law and tax experts in 59 international offices help organisations thrive in changing times. In a competitive legal market, we stand apart through our deep commitment to understanding our clients´ business and the sectors and countries in which we operate. Through our technical rigour, strategic expertise and deep focus on building long-term partnerships, we are committed to putting our clients and their business success first. We have a phrase to sum up our promise to our clients: ‘Your World First’.
ADVISING ON HEADLINE TRANSACTIONS AND CASES Some of our most recent experience includes advising: Clarion
Capital Partners on its investment in Moravia IT, a Brno head-quartered global localisation and translation business. MOL on the acquisition of 208 filling stations in Central Europe from Italian multinational oil and gas company Eni, including 125 filling stations based in the Czech Republic. Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW) on the sale of its Czech subsidiary, LBBW Bank CZ to Expobank from Russia. Advent International on the sale of Partner in Pet Food, a leading European manufacturer 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.