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Horv√°th & Partners DLA Piper

CS√ĖRSZ UTCA 49-51, H-1124 BUDAPEST, HUNGARY
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Hungary

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 1

Horv√°th & Partners DLA Piper

The team at Horváth & Partners DLA Piper, jointly led by Gábor Borbély and Péter Györfi-Tóth, advises on a range of domestic and cross-border transactions. Among its recent mandates, Borbély advised Wing on the financing for the development of the new Magyar Telekom headquarters, and Györfi-Tóth advised an international school provider on a series of acquisition credit and bond financing transactions.

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 1

Horv√°th & Partners DLA Piper

The practice at Horváth & Partners DLA Piper successfully assisted Duna House with its IPO, and is advising National Development Agency on the Hungarian implementation of all aspects of the HUF200bn EU subsidy programme, joint European resources for micro to medium enterprises. András Nemescsói and Gábor Molnár are the main contacts.

Leading individuals

András Nemescsói - Horváth & Partners DLA Piper

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

Horv√°th & Partners DLA Piper

Horv√°th & Partners DLA Piper‚Äôs team has recently handled a stream of cross-border mandates, including joint ventures and private equity transactions. G√°bor Moln√°r assisted Abroncs KerekedŇĎh√°z with the sale of a majority shareholding to Ardian Group, and Andr√°s Posztl advised MediaWorks Hungary on the acquisition of Pannon Lapok T√°rsas√°ga from Funke Mediengruppe. Counsel Istv√°n Szatm√°ry and senior associate G√°bor Simon are also highly regarded.

Leading individuals

G√°bor Moln√°r - Horv√°th & Partners DLA Piper

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Competition
Competition - ranked: tier 3

Horv√°th & Partners DLA Piper

Horváth & Partners DLA Piper’s recent workload includes cartel investigations, merger filings, and on-going advisory work. Counsel István Szatmáry recently represented Duna House in a matter concerning a horizontal cartel arrangement that alleged resale price maintenance and territorial restrictions. Managing partner András Posztl is another name to note.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Horv√°th & Partners DLA Piper

Horv√°th & Partners DLA Piper‚Äôs recent caseload features online gambling litigation, domestic and international commercial disputes and investment treaty arbitrations. Counsel Viktor Radics is representing Strabag √Čp√≠tŇĎ in a multimillion-euro construction dispute against an investor. Andr√°s Nemescs√≥i is recommended for financial regulatory issues and international arbitration.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

Horv√°th & Partners DLA Piper

Led by the ‚Äėprecise and prompt‚Äô Helga Feh√©r, Horv√°th & Partners DLA Piper‚Äôs team handled the employment-related aspects of restructuring, transactions and data protection for clients in the aviation, energy and manufacturing sectors. Csaba V√°ri was a new hire from Er√∂s √úgyv√©di Iroda/Squire Patton Boggs in 2017.

Leading individuals

Helga Fehér - Horváth & Partners DLA Piper

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 3

Horv√°th & Partners DLA Piper

Horváth & Partners DLA Piper is particularly active in the media, entertainment and pharmaceutical sectors. Mónika Horváth is the main contact. Zoltán Kozma moved in-house with Microsoft in 2017.

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 1

Horv√°th & Partners DLA Piper

Jointly led by András Posztl, counsel Gábor Simon and Péter Györfi-Tóth, Horváth & Partners DLA Piper’s team regularly advises public and private sector clients on major infrastructure, transport and energy projects. In one highlight, Györfi-Tóth is advising the Ministry of National Development on international treaty compliance and regulatory issues regarding the development, reconstruction and financing of the Hungarian section of the Belgrade-Budapest high-speed railway project.

Leading individuals

G√°bor Simon - Horv√°th & Partners DLA Piper

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 2

Horv√°th & Partners DLA Piper

At Horváth & Partners DLA Piper, practice head Szilárd Kui, Gábor Borbély and Attila Remes are the key names. The team advised an institutional investor on a number of acquisitions and assisted a property management company with the sale of a pan-European real estate portfolio to a multinational investor.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 2

Horv√°th & Partners DLA Piper

Horváth & Partners DLA Piper advises TMT sector clients on the full range of contentious and non-contentious matters, and is particularly experienced in assisting with film and television projects. Mónika Horváth is the main contact. Zoltán Kozma moved in-house with Microsoft in 2017.

Leading individuals

Mónika Horváth - Horváth & Partners DLA Piper

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 1

Horv√°th & Partners DLA Piper

Jointly led by counsels Levente Torma and √Ākos Becher, Horv√°th & Partners DLA Piper‚Äôs tax practice advises on the tax aspects of commercial and corporate transactions and also handles high-profile tax litigation.

Leading individuals

Levente Torma - Horv√°th & Partners DLA Piper

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