Hungary > Capital markets
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Allen & Overy has one of the busiest teams in Hungary for debt capital markets matters, and is expert in Eurobond issuances. It recently advised OTP Mortgage Bank on a €750m floating rate mortgage notes issuance. On the equity side, it advised Concorde Group on three planned IPOs. Practice head Zoltán Lengyel is ‘strong’ and ‘very experienced’.
Andrékó Kinstellar’s strength in finance and its broad American client base make it a leading player in capital markets. Team head Csilla Andrékó acts for several large issuers, and recently advised MOL on its second domestic bond programme. Dániel Straub assisted B-TEL with preparing and issuing bonds.
Horváth & Partners DLA Piper’s ‘efficient’ and ‘well-organised’ team provides ‘quick solutions for all types of legal matters’, and regularly advises the Hungarian government. Gábor Molnár recently acted for GEM Investments America on an equity line to EST Media, and András Nemescsói represented several clients in capital markets litigation. Managing partner András Posztl is also recommended.
Siegler Law Office/Weil, Gotshal & Manges has ‘a very strong reputation’ for its capital markets advice to some of Hungary’s leading financial institutions, including K&H and OTP Bank. Name partner Konrád Siegler and Gábor Zoltán Szabó acted for ING Bank on a put and call option agreement with Hungarian oil company MOL. László Nagy is also recommended.
At CMS, team head Erika Papp advised MFB on a €500m bond issue; and Iván Sefer assisted Crédit Agricole with a HUF10bn private bond issuance by MÁV Magyar Államvasutak.
Law Office of Gárdos, Füredi, Mosonyi, Tomori has ‘broad experience with corporate and capital market transactions’. The ‘business-focused’ Erika Tomori is ‘very committed’, and shows ‘comprehensive knowledge’ when it comes to securities issuances.
Pál Takács heads the team at Kajtár Takács Hegymegi-Barakonyi Baker & McKenzie, which regularly represents the local interests of US financial institutions and corporates. Dusán Lásztity recently acted for an Asian electronics firm on a securitisation transaction.
Lakatos, Köves and Partners advises international banks on securitisation transactions, capital markets regulations, and litigation. The team regularly acts for clients such as UniCredit Bank and Deutsche Bank as underwriters of sovereign foreign exchange issuances. Richard Lock has ‘broad-ranging abilities across capital markets and financial services regulation’. Péter Köves and Szabolcs Mestyán are also recommended.
Oppenheim provides regulatory advice to large financial institutions, and advises private equity funds on securities issuances. Mihály Barcza advises clients such as Goldman Sachs and Nomura.
Réczicza White & Case LLP has a cross-border practice, and advises clients such as Ukraine’s Ministry of Finance on numerous bond deals outside Hungary. Edward Keller heads the practice, and acts for clients including Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Electricité de France.