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Best in Technology, Media and Telecoms (Legal 500 awards 2015)
Overview of selected transactions over the past 12 months: Advising
Dentsu Aegis Network on the acquisition of media group Adexpres, a leading independent group of digital agencies in the Czech Republic. Advising National Management Agency (NAMA) on the sale of the Kotva shopping centre in Prague to Pražská správa nemovitostí (PSN), a company owned by a Czech property businessman Václav Skala. Advising Revetas Capital on acquisition a real estate portfolio of assets in the Czech Republic as a part of a cross-border real estate transaction. DLA Piper was lead acquisition and finance counsel to Revetas Capital, winner of Property Investor Europe 2016 Awards Investment of the Year - Specialist. Advising Prague Prime Homes Management (a real estate arm of Austrian Meinl Bank) on acquisition of secession hotel in Prague Grand Hotel Europa on the Wenceslas Square from the Czech real estate businessman Vaclav Skala. Advising UniCredit Leasing CZ on all issues relating to the administration of the whole portfolio of real estate and solar power plants projects of the client (client is provider of real estate financial leasing, operational leasing and credit financing). On-going representation ŠkoFIN in insolvency proceedings. The advice is complex and covers all relevant issues within the process (lodgement of the claims, review of the claims, realization of collateral, release of the leased assets from the bankruptcy estate, disputes with bankruptcy trustees and other creditors, formal completion of the proceedings, participation in creditors' committees, criminal complaints). Advising Lone Star Funds on acquisition of real estate finance loans portfolio with a nominal volume of EUR 2.2 billion to from Hypothekenbank Frankfurt AG, including seven loan assets with properties located in the Czech Republic. Advising the consortium od developers on the landmark sale of the real estate at the cargo station in Prague quarter Žižkov, a highly exposed multi-functional area including approx. 120.000 sqm in a proximity of the Prague city center, to a leading local developer.
Xura Inc. (previously known as Comverse, Inc.), a global leader in digital services, in connection with the acquisition of Acision, a privately-held leader in secure mobile messaging and engagement services.
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