316 | 2016 | The Leanding Law Firms
Advising on entry to the Czech market via the acquisition of Zatecky pivovar (Zatec brewery) in the Czech Republic in two tranches. Westmont Hospitality Group: Advising on the sale of the Hotel InterContinental in Prague to Best Hotel Properties in amount of €115 million. Garmin: Advising the leading global producer of navigation technology on the acquisition of its local distributor in the Czech Republic. Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology Development: Advising on the acquisition of German and Czech group companies called m-tec.
Deutsche Pfandbriefbank and UniCredit Bank Austria: Advising on their €215 million senior facility to refinance the Point Park Properties (P3) portfolio of five modern logistics parks located in the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia. Česká spořitelna/Erste Bank AG: Advising on refinancing of CTP real estate portfolios in Brno, Plzeň, Pohořelice, Modřice, Ostrava, Okříšky and Bor, totalling over €265 million, including structuring of the transactions. Sberbank Slovensko: Advising arranger and agent of syndicated loans for Slovenské elektrárne, Slovak subsidiary of ENEL group. One of the loans will be guaranteed by EXIAR (Export Insurance Agency of Russia, the Russian export insurance agency) and we also provide advice on the security. Our lawyers from Bratislava and Prague offices worked on this project. Club of leading Czech banks: Advising on a €170 million acquisition and working capital financing for a heavy industry borrower belonging to one of the leading Czech business groups, where the acquisition concerned a German company, member of a group on the verge of insolvency. Raiffeisenbank: Advising on the financing of the acquisition of T Machinery by the TOMÁŠ Group company and the related working capital financing. Raiffeisen Bank International, Raiffeisen Bank Polska and Raiffeisenbank: Advising mandated lead arrangers in relation to a PLN and CZK project financing of the assets of Tameh, a joint-venture project company of ArcelorMittal and Tauron, in relation to the capex programme for the development of power plants in Poland and the Czech Republic.
(Czech Republic and Poland): Advising on a comprehensive financing of the Tristone Flowtech group. This transaction was coordinated by our Prague office and involved eight jurisdictions, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, Germany, France, Spain, Italy and Turkey. Česká spořitelna: Advising on refinancing the real estate portfolio of CTP in Brno, Plzeň and Pohořelice in amount of €92 million, including advising on structuring transactions. Komerční banka: Advising on a working capital financing to Cestovní kancelář FISCHER, a.s. travel agency (KKCG group) in amount of €363 million. Czech Export Bank: Advising on €31 million financing of OOO Russkat for the purpose of construction of a fire refined copper rod production factory in the Russian Federation, to be built by PSJ, a.s. UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia: Assisting with €17 million investment and guarantee facilities for a German gas drilling company. Raiffeisenbank: Advising on financing €16.2 million loan for the construction of the medium size hydro power plant on the Labe (Elbe) River. UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia and Komerční banka: Advising on financing of reconstruction and further development of shopping centers Olympia and IGY in České Budějovice, Teplice and Mladá Boleslav. Československá obchodní banka: Advising on the financing of development project of houses for seniors.
group of foreign bondholders (among others Lehman Brothers, Credit Suisse, RBS and UniCredit): Representing in the Czech insolvency proceedings against ECM Real Estate Investments, a Luxembourg development company listed on the Prague Stock Exchange (Burza cenných papírů Praha). We have prepared a strategy that led to the recognition of the rights of bondholders, including the opening of a separate insolvency proceedings in Hong Kong, and after several successes disputes have been closed to allow for the disposal of assets and distribution of proceeds to creditors. ING and RBS as lenders of MSV Metal Studenka: Representing in a creditor-driven reorganization of MSV Metal Studénka, a.s., a major supplier of railway components. The lenders initiated the ap-