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White & Case (Europe) LLP

Czech Republic

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 1

White & Case (Europe) LLP

White & Case (Europe) LLPunderstands the complexities of multi-jurisdictional legal structures’. It advised PPF Group on the €7.3bn financing of its fully funded bid for the Central and Eastern European (CEE) assets and businesses of Anheuser-Busch InBev. The ‘fantastic’ Jonathan Weinberg and David Plch, who is ‘great at navigating clients through complex transactions’, co-head the bank finance team, while Eva Svobodová and Petr Hudec are the capital markets co-heads. Jan Linda is ‘first-rate’ and Tomáš Jíně is ‘very knowledgeable’.

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David Plch - White & Case (Europe) LLP

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Jan Linda - White & Case (Europe) LLP

Tomáš Jíně - White & Case (Europe) LLP

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

White & Case (Europe) LLP

White & Case (Europe) LLPgoes the extra mile in terms of quality’. In a multi-departmental mandate, the team advised Avast Software on its $1.3bn purchase of AVG Technologies. The team also advised P3 Logistics Parks and TPG Real Estate on the €2.4bn sale of P3 to GIC. Jan Andruško is ‘a great organiser’ and Jan Pařík, who was recently promoted to partner, is noted for tax matters. Jan Stejskal, who was promoted to partner in 2018, is also recommended. Petr Pánek heads the team.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

White & Case (Europe) LLP

The ‘highly recommended’ team at White & Case (Europe) LLP handles high-profile commercial litigation and arbitration cases, as well as white-collar crime disputes and investigations. Luděk Chvosta Sr represented Modrá pyramida stavební spořitelna in the possible cancellation of building loan contracts. Ivo Janda handles regulatory and competition cases. Magda Olyšarová recently made counsel.

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Luděk Chvosta Sr - White & Case (Europe) LLP

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 1

White & Case (Europe) LLP

White & Case (Europe) LLP’s team is adept at infrastructure, energy, and natural resources projects, has ‘strong negotiation skills’ and is noted for its financing expertise. It has been advising ČEZ Distribuce on the public procurement process for core and non-core supplies, services and construction works, and acted for Česká spořitelna as arranger on working capital financing for OTE. The ‘goal-oriented’ Vít Stehlík and David Plch jointly head the team. Pavel Čížek is also recommended.

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Vít Stehlík - White & Case (Europe) LLP

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 1

White & Case (Europe) LLP

White & Case (Europe) LLP is ‘strong’ in real estate deals and financing matters, and advised P3 Logistic Parks and TPG Real Estate on the €2.4bn sale of P3 Logistic Parks to GIC. It also advised Red Group on the sale of two industrial projects to a group of Czech private investors led by Accolade. LaSalle Investment Management, M7 Real Estate and York Capital Management are also key clients. The ‘unflappable’ Václav Kubr ‘makes the deals happen’ and pays ‘superb attention to detail’; Ladislav Chundela is also recommended. The ‘brilliant’ Petr Pánek heads the team.

Leading individuals

Petr Pánek - White & Case (Europe) LLP

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TMT - ranked: tier 1

White & Case (Europe) LLP

White & Case (Europe) LLP handles transactional, regulatory, competition and dispute resolution matters across the TMT sector. The team advised České Radiokomunikace, on its transition from the DVB-T to DVB-T2 broadcasting standard, and on the related release of the 700MHz frequency band. It also acted, as part of a cross-office team, for Avast Software on its $1.3bn acquisition of AVG Technologies. Jan Andruško leads the team. Jakub Menčl left the firm for an in-house role.

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Tax - ranked: tier 2

White & Case (Europe) LLP

White & Case (Europe) LLP handles a range of cross-border tax mandates, individual income tax and tax structuring matters. The team advised the founding shareholders of Czech start-up company Apiary on the tax aspects of its sale to Oracle. Recently promoted partner Jan Pařík heads the team.

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