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Latest M&A Trends in Southeast Europe

The SEE Legal Corporate and M&A Practice Group partners, joined by Ileana Antypas and William Wells of Rothschild & Co will discuss the latest M&A trends in the SEE region.

NNDKP Assists AAylex Group in Securing a EUR 20 Million Financing for the Group’s Expansion in Romania and in the Acquisition of Banvit Foods Romani...

Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (NNDKP) successfully assisted AAylex Group, one of the leading Romanian players in the food industry, controlled by entrepreneur Bogdan Stanca as majority shareholder, in securing the funds necessary for the Group’s expansion in Romania through the acquisition of Banvit Foods Romania. The AAylex Group, having former enterprise Avicola Buzau as its starting point, covers various operations ranging from genetics, feed production, breeding, incubation, broiler chicken farming to slaughtering and the distribution of processed chicken meat and value-added…

SEE Legal Group Advises on Nomad Foods' Acquisition of Fortenova Group’s Frozen Food Portfolio

Nomad Foods Limited has entered into an agreement to acquire Fortenova Group’s Frozen Food Business Group for an aggregate consideration of approximately EUR 615 million on a debt-free, cash-free basis.

Divestment of OMV’s business in Slovenia

As part of their EUR 2 billion disposal program, OMV AG has recently announced the second divestment package comprising Borealis’ nitrogen business and OMV’s business in Slovenia.

NNDKP Assists DKV with its Further Expansion on the Romanian Market

Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (NNDKP) provided legal assistance to DKV in the acquisition of Smart Diesel, the largest independent fuel company in Romania.

KG Law Firm Advising CEE Equity in its First Deal in Greece

KG Law Firm’s partner Theodore Rakintzis and senior associate Meletios (Alkis) Andrianos led the KG team in advising the private equity fund CEE Equity in its first deal in Greece in the EUR 28 million acquisition of the ATHEX-listed Paperpack SA.

NNDKP assists OPEL (Groupe PSA) in the transfer of its Romanian business to Trust Motors

Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (NNDKP) provided legal and tax assistance to Opel (Groupe PSA) in relation to the transfer of its Romanian business to Trust Motors, an independent importer for Peugeot, Citroen and DS brands.

KG Law Firm Advised on the Sale of Instashop Limited

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm is proud to have acted as sellers’ (investors and founders’) legal counsel, advising founders and investors in this landmark M&A transaction of USD 360 million for the sale of 100% of the shares of Instashop Limited.

BOYANOV & Co. Advised Valea Foundation on the Acquisition of Important Minority Package in First Investment Bank

BOYANOV & Co.'s M&A and corporate partner Yordan Naydenov advised Valea Foundation on all Bulgarian law aspects of the acquisition of a minority package in the capital of FIBank.

DTB Advised Playrix in the Acquisition of Cateia Games

Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic & Krka advised Playrix, one of the leading mobile game developers in the world, and the 9th highest-grossing game publisher globally on iOS and Android (according to 2018 results), in its acquisition of Cateia Games, one of the oldest Croatian gaming studios, focused on developing and publishing premium quality video games.

Kristijan Polenak Interviewed by Lawyer Monthly Magazine

olenak Law Firm’s managing partner, Kristijan Polenak talks about GOFI SA's sale of Eurolink Osiguruvanje AD Skopje to Grazer Wechselseitige Versicherung Aktiengesellschaft (GRAWE) in the July issue of Lawyer Monthly magazine.

Serbian Competition Authority Interprets Merger Filing Requirements

The Serbian Competition Commission has been laying low since the outbreak of coronavirus, with the activities at the minimum. There has not been much news on its website either, except that on 1 June 2020, it clarified who is considered to be a party to a concentration and how merger filing thresholds are calculated.