Hays plc’s Shares Placing

Slaughter and May, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP and Mourant advised Hays plc on this placing. The Placing, which represented c.14.3% of Hays’ existing issued ordinary share capital, was announced on 2 April 2020. It was conducted by an accelerated book-building process, with BofA Securities, Jefferies International Limited, and UBS AG London Branch […]

KGAL Investment Management GmbH & Co. KG’s Real Estate Project Acquisition In Wiesbaden-Schierstein

ARQIS has advised KGAL Investment Management GmbH & Co. KG on this transaction. The seller is Athora Real Estate S.à.r.l. from Luxembourg. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price. The acquisition concerns a residential complex called “Rheingold”, which was completed in 2017 and comprises 178 fully let residential units with a total […]

KPMG Sweden’s Acquisition of KPMG Latvia and KPMG Lithuania

Sorainen advised KPMG Sweden on the transaction. KPMG Sweden acquired KPMG Latvia and KPMG Lithuania. KPMG Sweden, Latvia and Lithuania will form an even stronger organization that can benefit from increased cross-selling, resource matching and an enhanced digital offering – both for clients and to enable efficient deliveries. The Sorainen team consisted of Managing Partner […]

redT energy’s Reverse Takeover Of Avalon

Osborne Clarke advised redT energy on this deal. The deal concerned the acquisition of Avalon Battery Corporation and associated placing and open offer, which raised a total of £8 million (before expenses). The acquisition constitutes a reverse takeover under the AIM Rules for Companies. Following re-admission to AIM, the combined business will be named Invinity […]

Ukrainian Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Producers Association’s Anti-Dumping Investigation

Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm advised Ukrainian manufacturers and members of the Ukrainian Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Producers Association in an anti-dumping investigation. Further to the results of the anti-dumping investigation, the Interagency Commission for International Trade upheld a decision No. AD-437/2020/4411-03 dated 21 February 2020 on the application of a final anti-dumping duty at the […]

Wizz Air’s Romanian State Aid Dispute Before the European Commission

Buzescu Ca represented Wizz Air before the European Commission. The EU Commission, the bloc’s executive, approved Romania’s plans to grant a temporary loan of about 36.7 million euros ($39.8 million) to state-owned flag carrier Tarom to ensure the orderly continuation of air transport services. The Buzescu Ca team included Senior Partner Peter Buzescu, Partner Adrian […]

AS Baltika’s Reorganization Proceedings

Cobalt advised AS Baltika on reorganization proceedings. Baltika is going through a reorganization process as a measure to protect the rights and interests of the shareholders, employees, creditors, and partners. This is also supported by the restructuring and efforts to improve business model which have already been made by the Baltika Group, such as cessation […]

Compact Industry’s €8 Million Deal Agreement With Regent Lighting

Samardzic, Oreski & Grbobic advised Compact Industry on the deal. Compact Industry did an €8 million construction deal with Swiss lighting manufacturer Regent Lighting. The deal involves the construction of a 6,000 square meter business-production facility in Svilajnac. The Samardzic, Oreski & Grbovic team included Partner Radovan Grbovic (Picture) and Senior Associate Milan Novakov. Involved […]