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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 60 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: Nordic
Partners on the EUR 175m sale of Hamé to Oslo-listed food group Orkla. Clarion Capital Partners on its investment in Moravia IT, a Brno head-quartered global localisation and translation business. Erste Group Bank on its joint venture with Global Payments a leading worldwide provider of payment technology solutions, and CaixaBank for providing merchant acquiring and payment processing services to retailers in the Czech Republic, Romania and Slovakia.