DTB Supports Entain in the Largest Acquisition of all Times in Croatia and Wider Region

November 2022 Divjak, Topic, Bahtijarevic & Krka are proud to announce that after obtaining all regulatory approvals, Entain Plc., a global sports-betting, gaming, and interactive entertainment group, completed the takeover of SuperSport Group, the leading Croatian gaming and sportsbook operator with a 54% market share. This transaction is the largest all-time deal in the CEE region, with the value of the consideration of approximately €920 million and its implications exceeding not just Croatia, but also the entire CEE region. The acquisition was made through a partnership with EMMA Capital,…

Sports Law Disputes in Turkey and Europe Webinar

Join KDK's webinar on Wednesday, 3 November, to explore sports law disputes in Turkey and Europe. This webinar, which has been organised by Istanbul Bilgi University, The Solution and Kolcuoglu Demirkan Kocakli, will feature presentations from Herve Le Lay of Brown Rudnick LLP, Jean-Louis Dupont of RocaJunyent and Prof. Dr. Hatice Ozdemir-Kocasakal of the Galatasaray University Faculty of Law. Okan Demirkan will moderate the session. Topics of the presentations will include: - Player’s Contracts: Topical Litigious Issues in View of CAS Case Law; - Internal Judicial Bodies and Arbitration in…

Decathlon Opens its First Store in Serbia

Decathlon, one of the world’s largest sporting goods retailers, opened its first outlet in Serbia. With stores in more than 50 countries and a tradition of more than 40 years, this French sports chain offers sports equipment for all age groups and for more than 80 sports. Decathlon is expected to enrich the Serbian sports retail market with its policy of providing customers with high-value products at affordable prices.

Sale of Share in ALPINA

The Slovenian Bank Assets Management Company is selling a 86,88% share in ALPINA, a sports and fashion footwear manufacturer, globally best known as the first choice of Olympic and World Cup winners in cross-country skiing races.

SELIH & PARTNERJI Advised KJK Fund on its Acquisition of Elan

SELIH & PARTNERJI Law Firm has advised the KJK Fund on its acquisition of Slovenian sporting goods manufacturer Elan from MLI (part of the Bank of America Merrill Lynch group) and Wiltan (part of VR Capital group). While merger clearances in other countries have already been obtained, the sale is still contingent on the approval of Slovenia's competition authority, and it is expected to close in mid-2019.