Firms To Watch: Leading firms

Brezavšček Žgavec was established in 2021; Andrej Brezavšček and Simon Žgavec head up the group, which undertakes corporate, financial, real estate, and public procurement matters.
Deloitte svetovanje d.o.o.‘s practice encompasses banking and finance, and M&A transactions, across the energy, real estate, and technology and telecoms industries. Uroš Rožič leads the group.
Marko Kosmač heads the team at Attorney office Kosmac LLC, which has a core focus on corporate law matters, including restructurings, share transfers, and establishment of companies. Its client roster includes foreign companies which are either established in, or entering, the Slovenian market, as well as domestic companies.
Zivko Mijatovic & Partners d.o.o. supports domestic and international clients with the full array of IP matters, frequently engaging in patent and trade mark prosecution and infringement cases. Metka Malis Furlan leads the team.

Leading firms in Slovenia

Jadek & Pensa

Jadek & Pensa is ‘one of the most recognised law firms in Slovenia with a long-standing practice’. The sizeable team has an all-encompassing offering, including labour law, dispute resolution, M&A, restructuring, and corporate departments, amongst others. In the disputes space, it represents clients in domestic and international litigation cases and arbitrations. Additionally, it has an integrated tax advisory service, which supports its impressive client roster with tax restructuring, due diligence, and general advisory work. Managing partners Srečo JadekPavle Pensa and Jure Levovnik are key names to note, as are head of the advisory unit Aleksandra Jemc Merc and Ožbej Merc and Andraž Jadek, head and deputy head of the transactional team, respectively. Senior associate Nastja Merlak is also a core contact in the banking and finance space.

Practice head(s):

Srečo Jadek; Pavle Pensa; Aleksandra Jemc Merc; Ožbej Merc

Other key lawyers:

Janja Zaplotnik; Mitja Podpečan; Borut Leskovec; Iris Pensa; Domen Romih; Nastja Merlak; Andraž Jadek; Jure Levovnik


‘The Jadek & Pensa lawyers are highly professional, and with their broad knowledge, provide the latest solutions in the field of law. In addition, they understand the company’s needs and their solutions enable correct decisions.’

‘One of the most recognised law firms in Slovenia with a long-standing practice, and senior people as well as an up-and-coming younger team with the highest professional standards.’

‘Ožbej Merc is excellent and quick, can absorb a lot of complexities, and also demonstrates excellent understanding of the local market and relevant industry sector. He is a joy to work with and brings not only outstanding expertise and pragmatism to his clients, but also a brilliant sense of humour and assurance that nothing is too much trouble.’

‘Aleksandra Jemc Merc has a great technical understanding, provides excellent legal advice, and takes into account the wider commercial implications. She is very responsive and her advice is clear and pro-active.’

Nastja Merlak has all the details under control and is excellent in making sure all loose ends are taken care of by closing.’

‘Janja Zaplotnik has in-depth knowledge in the field of competition law and unfair trade practices. Her advice is useful and she also understands the commercial business of the company.’ 

‘Srečo Jadek has excellent strategic thinking with commercial aspects in mind, a tremendous breadth of knowledge, and he is a great negotiator.’

‘Pavle Pensa has great communication skills, is extremely professional, and he has a lot of experience.’

Key clients

AIG Europe S.A.


Atlantic Droga Kolinska d.d.

Belimed d.o.o.

BNP Paribas

BNY Mellon

DARS d.d.

Delo d.d.

Fiskars Living Business, STEKLARNA ROGAŠKA d.o.o.

Goldman Sachs Bank Europe SE


International Capital Market Association

Istrabenz Plini

J.P. Morgan SE


Kylin Prime Group

Lesnina MG oprema d.d.

MAHLE Electric Drives


Merkur trgovina

Meta Ingenium, Meta Ventures

Municipality of Bohinj



Novartis, Sandoz, Lek

Petrol d.d., Ljubljana

SIJ – Slovenian Steel Group

Slovenian state forest company

Slovenske železnice

STG Partners LLC



UniCredit Bank AG

Unior d.d.

Work highlights

  • Advising paint manufacturer JUB on a €194.5m acquisition by Dulux Group.
  • Advising BNP Paribas, Goldman Sachs Bank Europe, J.P. Morgan, and UniCredit Bank, as joint lead manager, on the issuance of non-preferred senior bonds on the international market in the nominal amount of €300m by Nova KBM bank.
  • Advising the Slovenian Railways holding company on concluding a strategic partnership for its cargo and freight forwarding businesses with EPH’s subsidiary, EP Logistics International.

Law firm Kavcic, Bracun & Partners, o.p., d.o.o.

Law firm Kavčič, Bračun & Partners, o.p., d.o.o. is praised as ‘one of the best legal firms in Slovenia’ and provides clients with day-to-day legal advice, as well as handling representation before courts, administrative bodies and regulators, and acting in arbitrations. Its offering includes corporate and commercial law advice for domestic and foreign buyers, sellers, and financial investors on domestic and cross-border M&A transactions. It also assists banks, creditors, and debtors with financings and restructuring matters, as well as advising on competition law issues for clients in the telecoms, postal services, and energy sectors. Real estate law, including supporting clients with acquisitions and the drafting of agreements, as well as employment and IP law, are also strengths of the firm. Managing partners and co-founders Matej Kavčič, who is singled out as ‘one of the best corporate lawyers in Slovenia‘, and 'top lawyer' Simon Bračun sit at the helm of the practice. Aleksandra Mitić and senior associates Ana Bonča and Špela Bračun are also noted.

Practice head(s):

Matej Kavčič; Simon Bračun

Other key lawyers:

Ana Bonča; Aleksandra Mitić; Špela Bračun; Katja Černivec


‘One of the best legal firms in Slovenia. They are very strong in the field of competition law and acquisitions. Their approach is detailed, and their team is highly skilled and motivated with a good mix of young and experienced lawyers who are prepared to look for different legal solutions.’

‘It is great to work with the individuals of the law firm KBP, because their personal commitment to the client’s case instills confidence in the client that the solution is professionally thought out, with an eye on possible developments in the future.’

‘The firm offers top-end services in the field of intellectual property rights and commercial and corporate law. With its team of highly experienced and very goal-oriented lawyers, they are very valuable partners in business life.’

‘They are very client-oriented and their technical expertise is exceptional. Clients really enjoy working with the team because of their responsiveness, attention to detail, wide scope of knowledge, innovative solutions, industry knowledge, and their reliability. They have always been at the forefront of technological developments and are pioneers in developing new, client-friendly solutions.’

‘Matej Kavčič is one of the best corporate lawyers in Slovenia and he understands the importance of treating clients with the highest level of professionalism and courtesy. Throughout working with him, he has demonstrated problem-solving abilities and immense analytical skills.’

‘Simon Bračun is not only a top lawyer – he is also a great person. When searching for a legal solution, he is the lawyer everyone would love to have beside them. Highly skilled, very experienced, goal-oriented, flexible, and a great listener – these are the qualities that make him exceptional.’

‘Aleksandra Mitić is intelligent, professional, and diligent. She has extensive knowledge and practical experience handling the most complex cases.’

‘Ana Bonča is really eager to help, always makes time for clients, and provides legal advice in due time.’

ODI Law Firm

ODI Law Firm is a ‘go-to firm‘ and has five offices across Slovenia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, and North Macedonia, placing it in good stead to advise on cross-border mandates. Its core offering includes M&A and corporate advice, restructuring and insolvency issues for banks and debtors, support with banking and finance matters, and representation in disputes. Additionally, it also supports clients with corporate governance matters and compliance reviews. Managing partner Uroš Ilić oversees the firm and also heads the transactional division. Other key lawyers include Matjaž Jan, an ‘experienced lawyer with an almost unprecedented knowledge of corporate, commercial, and financial law’; Suzana Bončina Jamšek, who has ‘broad experience in the finance sector’; and the ‘well-measured litigator’ Branko Ilić. Tine Mišic is also notable as regional head of the regulatory and compliance group, as well as co-head of the Italian desk, and Primož Mikolič is likewise recommended.

Practice head(s):

Uroš Ilić

Other key lawyers:

Primož Mikolič; Suzana Bončina Jamšek; Branko Ilić; Matjaž Jan; Tine Mišic; Maša Drkušič


‘A go-to firm for all legal issues in Slovenia with highly professional and qualified lawyers that always deliver very satisfactory work results, even in the case of low-budget constraints.’

‘Being extremely business-savvy, ODI is knowledgeable and well-experienced, with their cross-border multi-jurisdictional coordination second to none in the region. They cope extremely well in heavily-regulated environments too.’

‘The ODI team has proven excellent in providing well-coordinated, multi-jurisdictional assistance. The team is knowledgeable and experienced in the M&A field.’

‘Primož Mikolič is a great lawyer who can assist in every legal matter, especially in real estate administration. He is a very smart, thorough, and excellent!’

‘Suzana Bončina Jamšek has a thorough understanding of the banking market and laws, is highly responsive, and has a can-do attitude. She has excellent knowledge as well as broad experience in the finance sector, where her work is indeed outstanding. Her understanding of the legal issues at hand, and simultaneously of the client’s needs, is exceptional and enables her to provide the best possible solutions.’

‘Branko Ilić has thorough knowledge of banking laws and is a well-measured litigator.’

‘Matjaž Jan is a good strategist and a very experienced lawyer with an almost unprecedented knowledge of corporate, commercial, and financial law, and he possesses the innovative skills required for the successful resolution of any dispute.’

‘Besides Tine Mišic’s exceptional legal skills, he is also a great organiser and an important factor for the whole firm in delivering very satisfactory work results.’

Key clients

Perutnina Ptuj

The Bank Assets Management Company

FedEx Corporation

Holding Slovenske Elektrarne

MSIN Group

SKB Banka

Eta Invest


Gorenjska banka

Tokić Ltd




Mesi Ltd


Work highlights

  • Advised Perutnina Ptuj on the process of selling its subsidiary Ptujska klet.
  • Advised Holding Slovenske elektrarne on a €350m cross-border syndicated refinancing.
  • Advised Connecting Europe Broadband Fund on €160m financing from a consortium of international financial institutions for the deployment of physical infrastructure in all rural parts of Slovenia without high-speed internet access.

Law firm Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & Partners o.p., d.o.o.

Law firm Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & Partners o.p., d.o.o. has a strong track record in commercial and corporate law matters – including antitrust mandates and M&A transactions – banking and finance, real estate, and litigation and alternative dispute resolution. The firm’s client roster consists of both major domestic and international companies and institutions, including pharmaceutical and media companies, industrial corporations, and investment and commercial banks, as well as privately-managed and state-owned funds. The leadership trio comprises Ales Rojs, who predominantly handles M&A transactions; Robert Prelesnik, who is active in the construction and real estate space; and Grega Peljhan, who has substantial experience in the banking and finance space. In firm news, both Aljoša Krdžić and Jakob Ivančič were promoted to partner in January 2022. Bojan Šporar, Blaž Hrastnik and Ana Grabnar Crnčec are also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Aleš Rojs; Robert Prelesnik; Grega Peljhan

Other key lawyers:

Bojan Šporar; Blaž Hrastnik; Ana Grabnar Crnčec; Aljoša Krdžić; Jakob Ivančič

Key clients

Generali CEE Holding B.V.

United Group

Magna Steyr

Dulux Group

MOL Group


VR Capital

Bank of America Merrill Lynch International

Sparkasse d.d.


Lone Star

Marand d.o.o.

SRC d.o.o.

Allianz SE


Antenna Group

Salviol Group

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.

PharmaSwiss d.o.o.

LafargeHolcim Group

Styria Media Group


LCN Capital Partners


Agrokor d.d.

Fortenova Grupa d.d.

Bausch Health Companies Inc.


Sparkasse d.d.

Intersport ISI d.o.o.

Heta Asset Resolution d.o.o.

Aviva Italia Holding

Erste Group Bank AG






KPL d.d.

Samsic d.o.o

Porsche Slovenija





GEN-I d.o.o.

Magna Steyr

Corwin A.S. Slovakia

HETA Asset Resolution d.o.o.

City Municipality of Ljubljana


Raiffeisen Leasing d.o.o.

AV NALOŽBE d. o. o.


Work highlights

  • Advised Fortnenova Grupa on the €250m transfer of shares in Mercator ot Forentova grupa and on raising money for the €500m debt restructuring of Mercator.
  • Advised the MOL Group on the €301m acquisition of OMV’s gas station business in Slovenia following OMV’s planned exit from the market.
  • Advised the DuluxGroup of the Nippon Paints Group on the €200m acquisition of DP JUB and JUB.

Schoenherr Slovenia

Schoenherr Slovenia is praised as a ‘top-of-the-line law firm‘ which fields a ‘large team of dedicated professionals’. This includes Bojan Brežan, head of the dispute resolution department and co-head of the real estate team alongside Marko Frantar, who also chairs the regulatory practice. Breżan also jointly leads the corporate and M&A department alongside banking and finance practice head Vid Kobe, whose clients include financiers, borrowers, buyers, and sellers. Eva Škufca heads up the EU, competition, and IP departments; Matej Črnilec leads the corporate investigations practice; and Manja Hubman leads the labour and employment group. The firm's client roster includes companies from a wide range of industries, including automotive, construction, energy, financial services, real estate, retail, and technology.

Practice head(s):

Bojan Brežan; Vid Kobe; Eva Škufca; Marko Frantar; Matej Črnilec; Manja Hubman

Other key lawyers:

Jan Primožič; Peter Gorše


‘They are particularly client focused and have strong organisational skills in complex matters, as well as the ability to find practical solutions, combining the expertise of their lawyers from diverse practices.’

‘Schoenherr Slovenia is an excellent law firm. They have an excellent array of lawyers who are very capable of handling all matters of commercial law. They are knowledgeable, responsive, and always looking out for their clients’ best interests.’

‘Schoenherr Slovenia is a top-of-the-line law firm. They have a large team of dedicated professionals with extensive knowledge and experience from all areas of business law. They are responsive, cooperative, and friendly. It is always a pleasure working with the lawyers there. Can only highly recommend.’

‘Jan Primožič is a one-stop partner handling a broad bucket of different legal requests.’

‘Bojan Brežan stands out as an excellent strategist. It is always a good idea to involve him in the project as early as possible, because he always ensures that things proceed smoothly. An all-round impressive lawyer.’

‘Bojan Brežan is a very impressive lawyer. He has a very strategic outlook on matters and is always two steps ahead of how matters will unfold. He has a very deep and profound understanding of the law and is great at communicating and negotiating.’

‘Vid Kobe is a strong legal mind and big-picture strategist. He is very skilled in various negotiations.’

‘Peter Gorše is very competent with a very good grasp of the ramifications of individual clauses on the big picture. He is very hard-working and strongly defends his client’s position in negotiations.’

Key clients

PHOENIX Pharmahandel GmbH & Co KG

Vitruvian Partners LLP

EP Logistics International, a.s.

Bank Association of Slovenia

Nova Ljubljanska banka d.d.


SALUS, Ljubljana, d.d.

Terme Čatež d.d.

DZS d.d.

Adriaplin d.o.o., Eni S.p.A. Group


KBC Bank

Slovenian Sovereign Holding

Swiss Automotive Group

UniCredit Banka d.d.

Banka Sparkasse d.d.

Addiko Bank Slovenia

LynxCap Group AG

VTB Bank

BNP Paribas

DDM Group AG

EOS Holding

ALFI d.o.o.

Blanc und Fischer Familienholding GmbH & Co. KG

Rarec IN d.o.o.

ISBE d.o.o.

TKG in proizvodnja vijakov d.o.o.

FGI d.o.o.

PLUTA Rechtsanwalts GmbH

Tesla Group

Omnipresent Group Limited

Gühring KG

Globalization Partners, Inc

Eurolab Internacional Grup d.o.o.

Work highlights

  • Advised Vitruvian Partners on the acquisition of Fotona Holdings.
  • Advised PHOENIX Pharmahandel on the acquisition of McKesson Europe, including Kemofarmacija.
  • Representing UniCredit and Sparkasse in collective actions and associated proceedings.


‘Leading law firmŠELIH & PARTNERJI Law Firm is instructed by a notable roster of both domestic and international companies, especially multinational companies with Slovenian business operations. Core areas of strength for the firm include M&A transactions (both domestic and cross-border for the buy and sell side), corporate and commercial law, banking and finance – including regulatory advice to financial service providers – and insolvency and restructuring. It also advises clients on antitrust and competition matters, as well as representing them in disputes. Real estate projects are also within the firm’s offering, as is registration and enforcement of a variety of IP rights. Nina Selih  and Nataša Pipan Nahtigal jointly head up the firm. Other notable names include ‘standout‘ partner Mia Kalaš, who leads the banking and finance practice; Helena Butolen, head of the litigation and alternative dispute resolution practice; and corporate specialist Špela Remec, who frequently assists client with merger control and cartel cases. Jera Majzelj is also noted.

Other key lawyers:

Mia Kalaš; Jera Majzelj; Blaž Ogorevc; Špela Remec


‘A leading law firm in Slovenia that has great reactivity of the team members and good knowledge of the various practices in the country.’

‘The lawyers are always available and give excellent advice and suggestions on how to solve problems/issues. Work is done in set time-limits and very professionally.’

‘The team works seamlessly with colleagues in other jurisdictions, they are flexible, and they could adjust their timetables and respond immediately. The co-operation is very smooth and the lawyers deliver value-added advice.’

‘A firm that is a tailored service provider. You feel they care for you, they have time for you, and they are extra detail oriented.’

‘Mia Kalaš is extraordinarily committed and detail oriented. She is very good at finding issues, good at working around the clock, and is always available for you as a client.’

‘Mia Kalaš is a standout – she is exceptionally professional, capable, and trustworthy. One can always rely on her to get matters solved and taken care of. She is always searching for the best ways to solve the problem and is proactive in searching for new ideas or approaches.’

‘Mia Kalaš and her team are extremely responsive and provide clear explanations and advice.’

‘Jera Majzelj is very responsive, professional, attentive, committed, client focused, and solution driven.’

Key clients



J.P. Morgan


McDonalds Corporation

OncXerna Therapeutics


The Walt Disney Company

SAP Concur

Addiko Bank





Monster Energy Europe Limited

Work highlights

  • Advised Ridango on the purchase of LIT Tranzit.
  • Represented Sava Re, Zavarovalnica Sava, Generali zavarovalnica, Prva, Skupina Prva, Prva pokojninska družba, Sava pokojninska družba, Sava Infond, LON, and Generali investments as the plaintiffs in several litigation and administrative proceedings regarding the bail-in of six Slovenian banks.
  • Advised KJK Capital on the sale of its Slovenian company Tomplast.

Wolf Theiss

With 13 offices across the CEE region, Wolf Theiss has strengths in handling a range of commercial law matters, as well as banking and finance mandates for domestic and international financial institutions, and corporate and M&A transactions. Its offering also includes advice on real estate, employment, competition, IP and IT, and regulatory matters, as well as representation in disputes. Slovenian and Austrian-qualified lawyer Markus Bruckmüller heads the Slovenian offering, supported by Klemen Radosavljević, who is notable in the field of M&A and banking and finance, and registered trade marks and designs attorney Klara Miletič. Teja Balažic Jerovšek is an employment and dispute resolution specialist. Counsel Petra Jermol is also a key team member.

Practice head(s):

Markus Bruckmüller

Other key lawyers:

Klemen Radosavljević; Klara Miletič; Petra Jermol; Teja Balažic Jerovšek


‘Petra Jermol does the work in a perfect way.’

‘Petra Jermol is a hard worker and always very responsive.’

Key clients

Apollo Global Management

Nova KBM d.d.

Goldman Sachs

BIA Separations Gesellschaft für Separationstechnologie

Gorenje, d.o.o.

Hisense Group Co., Ltd

Emil Frey

TK Aufzüge

HPS Investment Partners

MERKUR trgovina


Barclays Bank PLC

BNP Paribas

ECM Partnerji, upravljanje alternativnih investicijskih skladov

Bank of America

Raiffeisen-Landesbank Steiermark

ISTRABENZ PLINI, plini in plinske tehnologije, d.o.o.

Glovoapp23, S.L.

Humble Group AB

Webasto Thermo & Comfort d.o.o.


LynxCap Group AG

Arjo AB

Landis+Gyr AG

Work highlights

  • Advising an entity owned by funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management and EBRD on the indirect sale of 100% of Nova KBM to the Hungarian bank OTP.
  • Advised the managers – including Barclays Bank and BNP Paribas – on the the issuance of various series of notes by the Republic of Slovenia.
  • Advising Emil Frey on the restructuring of its Slovenian subsidiaries by way of an asset deal and a demerger.


The Slovenian branch of CMS sits within the firm’s global network, and its core offerings include corporate and M&A, banking and finance, and real estate. It also advises clients on employment issues, tax-related mandates, data protection, IP, and competition matters, as well as handling disputes. The team is jointly led by Dunja Jandl, Maja Erker ŽgajnarAmela Žrt, and Saša Sodja – the last of whom was recently elevated to partnership level and took over leadership of the corporate, commercial, and M&A offering. In other team news, Irena Šik Bukovnik was promoted to counsel within the banking and financing practice.

Practice head(s):

Amela Žrt; Dunja Jandl; Maja Erker Žgajnar; Saša Sodja

Other key lawyers:

Irena Šik Bukovnik; Maja Šipek


‘The team is good technically and excellent at working with other offices of the same or different law firms.’

‘The team has deep knowledge, precision, and good availability.’

‘Very friendly and competent advice in a timely manner.’

‘The team is to the point, professional, efficient, and dedicated.’

‘Amela Žrt is impressive based on the knowledge she demonstrates, the speed of responses to set requests, and the dedication to the project itself.’

‘CMS Slovenia is always there for their clients, especially Maja Šipek. One can see the main idea behind their practice is to put the client first.’

‘Maja Šipek is always thinking outside the box and exemplifies growth behaviour. She wants to understand the complexity of the problem first and then deep dives into the challenge. She somehow manages to find simple solutions at the end, which is really worth admiring.’

‘Maja Erker Žgajnar is excellent in finding solutions in a tricky negotiation.’

Key clients

AbbVie d.o.o.

AIG Europe S.A.

AIPA k.o.

Akzo Nobel N.V.


B2 Holding ASA

Barilla Adriatik, d.o.o.


BeeIN, telekomunikacije, d.o.o.


CBE d.o.o.

CBE Invest d.o.o.

DCO d.o.o.

Deutsche Bank



Efos d.o.o.




Eisenwerk Sulzau-Werfen R.&E. Weinberger AG, Valji d.o.o.

EOS KSI, Upravljanje terjatev d.o.o.,


EOS INVEST SI, upravljanje naložb d.o.o.

ALOS RE d.o.o.

Erste Group Bank AG


Generali Investments d.o.o.

Groupe B&B Hôtels

Insignia Group

JMS Adriatic, part of Jacquet Metal Services group

Kildare Partners Luxembourg S.A R.L.

Kommunalkredit Austria AG

KTP Kunststoff Palettentechnik GmbH


NLB d.d.

Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale

Nova KBM d.d.

Optibus Ltd

Oaktree Capital Management

Raiffeisen Bank International

Slavija Property d.o.o.


Strabag RE

Susi Partners AG

Efficiency Solutions II SV S.à r.l.

trivium projektbetreuung GmbH



UniCredit Bank AG

UniCredit Bank London


Wise payments

Work highlights

  • Advised Oaktree Capital Management on the acquisition of the Slovenian luxury gaming supplier Interblock.
  • Advised AkzoNobel, as one of the bidders, on the competitive acquisition process for Slovenian paints and decorating materials producer, JUB Group, for €194m.
  • Advised EOS and the buyer on the €35m acquisition of a 100% share in the target company, which is the owner of 16 real estate properties.

Ketler & Partners member of Karanovic

M&A and restructuring expert Marko Ketler leads the team at Ketler & Partners member of Karanovic, with signifcant experience in domestic and SEE-based matters. The team advises its clients on a wide range of matters, from corporate M&A transactions and banking and finance mandates, to real estate and infrastructure projects, and day-to-day support. The team has undergone significant recent growth with the addition of senior associates Urša Jerman, Ajda Kuhar, and Maja Kreča from Law firm Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & Partners o.p., d.o.o., Kirm Perpar, and Law Firm Senica & Partners, Ltd, respectively, in the first half of 2022.

Practice head(s):

Marko Ketler

Other key lawyers:

Igor Angelovski; Vesna Ložak Polanec; Nina Krajnc; Urša Jerman; Ajda Kuhar; Maja Kreča; Minu Anamaria Gvardjančič


‘The team has fabulous client focus.’

‘Marko Ketler is a super deal facilitator and truly cares about his clients’ interests.’

‘Vesna Ložak Polanec is very responsive with in-depth knowledge of her field. She is proactive and always there to support her clients with the services they need.’

Law Firm Senica & Partners, Ltd

The full-service Law Firm Senica & Partners, Ltd ‘is capable of handling the most complex legal issues’, including matters regarding corporate and commercial law, as well as civil, administrative, and constitutional issues. Its offering also extends to employment and immigration, as well as criminal and tax law. Its client roster includes large and well-established enterprises, as well as emerging start-ups from a range of sectors, including energy, retail, logistics, automotive, and manufacturing. The group also advises clients from the transport, hospitality, telecoms and IT, life sciences and pharmaceutical industries. Founder Miro Senica leads the team alongside Katarina Kresal, with both also acting as managing partners. Other core members of the team include Uroš Cop, an expert in constitutional, public, and regulatory law; corporate and commercial specialist Aleš Lunder; Maja Šubic, who is skilled in antitrust and competition matters; and Katarina Mervič, a key name for criminal proceedings.

Practice head(s):

Miro Senica; Katarina Kresal

Other key lawyers:

Uroš Čop; Aleš Lunder; Petra Plevnik; Janja Ovsenik; Žiga Sternad; Maja Šubic; Katarina Mervič


‘The firm is distinguished by great work ethics and the efforts of their professionals, who not only provide quick and effective solutions, but always take a comprehensive approach to every legal issue. The quality of their services remains extremely high as they have years of experience which they successfully pass on to the younger generation of lawyers and other employees.’

‘Provides all services under one roof and their professionals understand the business side of things, and can therefore suggest appropriate solutions.’

‘The firm is capable of handling the most complex legal issues. The law firm adheres to the highest quality standards and an in-depth knowledge of its areas of expertise. It has a strong team of highly-skilled lawyers whose particular feature is the ability to have a reasoned debate amongst themselves, which in turn provides clients with substantiated and practical answers.’

‘The invaluable strength of Miro Senica, the founding and managing partner of the firm, lies in his ability to act as a strategic leader, having a broad perspective on issues concerning law and the economy.’

‘Katarina Kresal has a brilliant mind with a heart of gold. Her broad knowledge in commercial and corporate law, as well as dispute resolution, and her in-depth knowledge of corporate structures and procedures, brings much needed economic and business oversight to the table. She is highly skilled and precise and as she is also a collaborative attorney, she is the best in leading difficult negotiations.’

‘Maja Šubic and her team are amazing and they always find innovative solutions, and Uroš Čop is a specialist in commercial and criminal law and is a valuable asset with his exceptional ability to correlate the two areas of expertise.’

‘Petra Plevnik has great experience in civil law and you can see from her work that she has expertise in providing legal services.’

Key clients

GO ASSET Development

Oaktree Capital Management

CORUM Origin


Interblock d.o.o.

Zorlu Enerji Elektrik Üretim Anonim Şirketi


Mercator d.o.o.

Binder Beteiligungs AG

Log Center M

DLA Piper for the Client Graphic Packaging International LLC

HEBA investicije d.o.o.

University Medical Centre Ljubljana

RTC Zatrnik d.o.o.

Quehenberger Eastern Europe GmbH

City of Ljubljana & Festival Ljubljana

Kemis d.o.o.

Dm drogerie markt d.o.o.

Surovina d.o.o.

2HM Logistics

Work highlights

  • Advised Binder Beteiligungs on the acquisition of BSW Timber.
  • Advising RTC Zatrnik on renovating a large ski resort in the Western Balkans, situated in the Triglav National Park of Slovenia.
  • Advised Nundinae Group on negotiations with MGI Group.

Sibincic Križanec

Corporate law firm Sibincic Križanec fields an ‘amazing and perfectly organised team’ with substantial expertise representing foreign clients in a variety of matters, especially in domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, capital markets-related mandates, and restructurings. It is also active in tax issues, as well as having strong capabilities in the disputes arena. Co-founders and managing partners Jan Sibinčič and Uroš Križanec jointly lead the team, with Sibinčič heading the corporate and M&A practice, and Križanec leading the corporate litigation department. Matic Novak is also a key name to note in the M&A and financing space.

Practice head(s):

Jan Sibinčič; Uroš Križanec

Other key lawyers:

Matic Novak; Teja Podržaj; Nina Čuden; Dinar Rahmatullin; Anja Škof; Janja Končan


‘The law firm is constantly working for the client, studying new and old court practices, and always looking for the best solutions for the client.’

‘From the first day of collaboration, the firm showed its ability to meet the most demanding legal issues and needs. This amazing and perfectly organised team of lawyers possesses deep legal knowledge and can solve very complicated legal matters remarkably smoothly. Each team member is experienced in working with large-scope businesses and each step of the way, you can count on their professionalism.’

‘Matic Novak always carefully listens to the clients’ problems and has studied the specialties of the market and industry in depth.’

Anja Škof is an amazing young lawyer who really knows how to lead clients through challenging issues.’

‘Dinar Rahmatullin, Nina Čuden and Janja Končan handle all of the operational tasks very professionally, which gives one great comfort. They are all always there for their clients.’

‘Jan Sibinčič is a go-to lawyer for transactions and a genius at work; always delivers and has everything under control, and is a great negotiator!’

‘Teja Podržaj is an amazing employment lawyer!’

‘Uroš Križanec is extremely good at leading and motivating his team; he solves a lot of problems with creativity and by thinking outside of the box. Besides deep legal knowledge, he also has as a good network of connections that is useful in everyday business life.’

Key clients

Hartenberg Capital



Ensol 360

Swiss outdoor lifestyle



Termo Shop

Intersport ISI

Planet TV

Nektar Natura



TV2 Adria


Salonit Anhovo

Weiler Abrasiver

Work highlights

  • Advised Belektron on the acquisition of a 33% shareholding in NGEN by a share capital increase.
  • Advised Hartenberg Capital on the acquisition of 49% shareholdings in four independent project companies owned by Corwin.
  • Advised RadioFactory and Media Moment on the acquisition of Radio City.

Fabiani, Petrovic, Jeraj, Rejc attorneys -at-law Ltd.

Fabiani, Petrovic, Jeraj, Rejc attorneys -at-law Ltd. supports both local and foreign clients with corporate and M&A transactions, tax-related issues, commercial law maters, and restructurings and insolvencies. Its offering also extends to labour law, energy law, and property and construction law. The team is led by ‘four very experienced partners’: Jernej Jeraj, an expert in M&A mandates and restructurings; Tomaž Petrovič, who has a focus on the telecoms, energy, and manufacturing sectors in the corporate space; Boštjan Rejc, head of the energy, real estate, and construction law department; and Luka Fabiani, whose broad workload renders him 'an expert in several different fields’.

Practice head(s):

Tomaž Petrovič; Jernej Jeraj; Boštjan Rejc; Luka Fabiani


‘High-quality lawyers who make a great team and provide legal advice at the highest level.’

‘The firm is led by four very experienced partners, each of them specialised in their own field. They put clients first, maintaining strong, professional, and friendly relationships with them. Before providing any legal advice, they put their efforts into fully understanding the client’s business and expectations.’

‘A large team covering all the necessary fields. They are always reachable, providing constantly useful and straight-to-the-point advice.’

‘A strong team that is able to cover all aspects of business law. Great language and communication skills, and they provide valuable, concise advice, even in the most complex of matters.’

‘Jernej Jeraj is an outstanding attorney in the fields of M&A, employment, and real estate. Great language skills and lots of experience in international transactions and matters.’

‘Jernej Jeraj is a solution-oriented lawyer who has wide knowledge and expertise, which makes him a perfect pick for clients with complex legal matters. His way of thinking always brings a big advantage for his clients.’

‘Luka Fabiani provides immediate responses and his advice is always in an executive-summary style. He is an expert in several different fields.’

‘Boštjan Rejc and Tomaž Petrovič provide understandable legal advice on energy law and complex energy questions in a way that a broad group of people (not only lawyers) are able to understand.’

Key clients

Alpe Adria Hoteli


Avant Car

Best in Parking GmbH

BIA Separations

Cubo Group

ECP Tap Op


German-Slovene Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Goodyear Slovenija

Heureka Group a.s.

HSE Group

Huter invest



Jorc Holding B.V.



Novo Investicije

OC IMP Klima




Q-Free Traffic Design

SG Automotive

Skupina prva, zavarovalniški holding

Slovenian Sovereign Holding

Smartseller SI


Veoilia Industries GSL

Work highlights

  • Advised Pipistrel Group on the sale of shares.
  • Advised HSE on the mid-term closing of a large coal mine in Slovenia.
  • Assisted Jorc Holding with the acquisition of its remaining shares.

Kirm Perpar

Independent, full-service firm Kirm Perpar fields a ‘highly skilled team’ with a strong focus on corporate and commercial law. On the corporate side, its offering includes advice to domestic and international clients on governance models, compliance and regulatory matters, M&A transactions, joint ventures, strategic alliances, restructurings, and takeovers. On the commercial side, it supports clients with contracts and agreements with business partners, suppliers, and manufacturers, distribution, marketing, and supply chain matters, and procurement issues. The practice is jointly chaired by Andrej Kirm and Matej Perpar, with the support of Jan Gorjup.

Practice head(s):

Andrej Kirm; Matej Perpar

Other key lawyers:

Jan Gorjup


‘The team from Kirm Perpar possesses an excellent combination of skills which ensures high-quality delivery of services from various practice areas. Their best attributes are pragmatism, an ability to turn around matters quickly, and the ability to explain complex legal matters in a simple way.’

‘One of the things that stands out is their entrepreneurial approach to understanding their client’s business and objectives, and providing tailored legal support accordingly.’

‘A highly skilled team with very good legal knowledge and understanding of business. The team is well known for their availability and responsiveness, as well as for their commercial approach and understanding the needs of their clients.’

Key clients






Mercedes-Benz AG

B & B Hotels

Servier Pharma

DHL Global Forwarding




The Walt Disney Company


Pernod Ricard



Apave Group

Work highlights

  • Advised K&H on the take-over of Alpina, Žiri, which was sold by Slovenian BAMC.
  • Advised SOPREMA, as a potential bidder, on the process of bidding for TRIMO, which was divested by Innova Capital in the first half of 2022.
  • Advising E.ON Ljubljana and its shareholder E.ON Hrvatska on the sales process of the local entity to a strategic buyer.

Ulcar & partnerji LLC

Independent law firm Ulcar & partnerji LLC handles a wide range of matters, including corporate, commercial, financial, real estate, and labour law matters. Its clients roster covers major Slovenian companies and public entities, as well as international companies which are investing in the market. Sectors of focus for the group include energy, pharmaceutical, automotive, hospitality, and retail. Founding and managing partner Matjaž Ulčar leads the team, and is a seen by one client as a ‘the unquestionable asset of the team’. Corporate and commercial lawyer Barbara Ulčar is also noted as a key team member.

Practice head(s):

Matjaž Ulčar

Other key lawyers:

Barbara Ulčar; Ana Čeh; Blaž Prinčič


‘The team is very good: they work together with purpose and have a high level of commercial understanding. The unquestionable asset of the team is Matjaž Ulčar.’

‘The whole team is very professional and efficient. They are one of the best law firms in Slovenia and they are especially experienced and well-versed when it comes to corporate, finance, and M&A transactions. The entire team works well together and is capable of producing great results on time and within the agreed budget.’

‘Their team has a lot of expertise working for international law firms, so the quality of their output and advice is always top-notch and very practical.’

Key clients

Petrol d.d.

Generali Investments d.o.o.

Volpi Capital

NS PIZ d.o.o. d.o.o.

AMZS d.d.

Zdravstvo d.o.o.

Cimos d.d.

Slovenski državni holding d.d.

Luka Koper d.d.

Nestle Adriatic d.o.o.

Work highlights

  • Advised PETROL on the acquisition of 100% of the business shares in Crodux Derivati Dva.
  • Advised Volpi Capital on its investment in Adacta.
  • Advised TCH on the sale of Cimos Group to the international private equity investor Mutares Group.

Zdolsek Attorneys at law

Managing partner and commercial litigator Stojan Zdolšek leads the ‘young and driven team’ at Zdolsek Attorneys at law, which undertakes a range of corporate and commercial matters, including M&A transactions and restructurings. It also supports clients with commercial litigation, insolvencies, and white-collar crime mandates. Katja Zdolšek and Barbara Kozlevčar Kuhar are also 'extremely capable' team members. Zdolšek handles a large proportion of the team’s M&A projects, as well as antitrust and state aid mandates.

Practice head(s):

Stojan Zdolšek

Other key lawyers:

Katja Zdolšek; Barbara Kozlevčar Kuhar


‘Zdolšek Attorneys at Law is a young and driven team that is very well versed in issues related to litigation, cross-border enforcement of court decisions, and bills of exchange.’

‘They are very flexible and accommodating time-wise, as well as efficiently organised with excellent management skills. The team is very professional.’

‘Zdolšek’s team is unique in its approach of combining relentless professional excellence with a human approach to tackling difficult issues. This approach has allowed them to execute difficult deals while keeping clients satisfied and explaining complex legal issues to them in a manner that is clear to everyone on the team.’

‘Very knowledgeable lawyers who are willing to work and take on cases in various sectors.’

‘Stojan Zdolšek is very professional and experienced, principled and determined, and he pays attention to the details and procedures.’

‘Katja Zdolšek is among the top lawyers in Slovenia. She is brilliant, energetic, enthusiastic, and an exceptional practitioner. She doesn’t leave a stone unturned. She is the bravest and the most informed attorney ever. It is fascinating how calm and informed she is when making decisions.’

‘Katja Zdolšek and Barbara Kozlevčar Kuhar are extremely capable attorneys who have legal expertise, are sensitive to client’s needs, and have an in-depth understanding of the sector, which extends beyond merely solving the legal problem at hand.’

‘Katja Zdolšek provides strong added value for projects, not just on the legal issues, but on the overall execution of the deal. She not only has the skills to solve even the most difficult legal issues, but also the breadth to comprehend other aspects of the deal and their potential legal implications.’

Key clients

Hisense Gorenje d.o.o.1


Sava d.d.1

BTC, d.d.1

DM Drogerie Markt

Telekom Slovenije, d.d.1

Fortenova Group


Zavarovalnica Triglav1

Krka, d.d.1

DARS d.d.1

Geoplin, d.o.o.1

Farmadent d.o.o1


Work highlights

  • Advised Fortenova on the €615m sale of Ledo Group to Nomad Foods.
  • Represented a private pharmacy operator in a state aid case against the European Commission before the EU General Court and achieved an annulment of the state aid decision by the European Commission concerning the state aid awarded by the Municipality of Ljubljana to public pharmacies.
  • Acting for Gen-I and GEN EL in a corporate dispute between two shareholders, the Republic of Slovenia and an investment firm, who have failed to agree on appointment of a new management board in the company.

Jerovšek Malis Law Firm

Jerovšek Malis Law Firm was established in 2020 and handles corporate matters, M&A transactions on the buy and sell side, IP protection, real estate issues, and disputes. Insolvency and restructuring mandates are also within the team’s capabilities. Its work covers a range of industries, including transport, technology, finance, e-services, and the pharmaceutical sectors. ‘Outstanding lawyers’ Rok Jerovšek and Peter Malis are founding and managing partners, and jointly lead the group.

Practice head(s):

Rok Jerovšek; Peter Malis


‘Jerovšek Malis has exceptional professionalism and care for the client. You really get the best service for the money you pay from this law firm.’

‘The lawyers from Jerovšek Malis are dedicated and solution-oriented, and they provide quality legal services by performing an in-depth analysis of all important aspects of each individual case by focusing on the bigger picture. Their practice focuses on client care, which makes them great to collaborate with.’

‘The firm provides excellent work; they are experts in several fields and are able to successfully combine their knowledge from these fields to provide a complete service.’

MP Law

MP Law is a boutique firm which was established in 2018 and has offices in both Slovenia and Austria, allowing it to service its clients on cross-border mandates as well as domestic transactions. Its offering includes corporate law and M&A, capital markets advice, and financing deals and restructurings. Other areas of focus for the group include advice on real estate and labour law, and succession planning. The group caters to clients from a variety of industries, including telecoms, pharmaceutical, energy, leisure, tourism, and retail. Founding partner Marko Prušnik leads the team and is praised as ‘an exceptional professional with extensive legal experience and broad legal knowledge’.

Practice head(s):

Marko Prušnik

Other key lawyers:

Gaber Kontelj


‘The team at MP Law is very professional and extremely customer driven. It is a pleasure to work with these people due to their professionalism combined with extreme reliability in contacting their clients.’

‘The combination of professionalism and human thinking makes this team very unique. What makes them very different (espacially Marko Prušnik) is that they are, as a team, very reachable, always friendly, and still very hard working.’

‘MP Law is a boutique law firm and they are capable of handling even the most complex of legal issues and representing the clients in legal transactions of all sizes.’

Key clients

Admiral Group

BKS Bank

Grazer Wechselseitige

Gebr. Heinemann

Heinzl Industriesysteme

Hirsch Servo

Mercator d.d.

Russmedia Equity Partners Establishment

Telekom Slovenija

Valamar Group

Work highlights

  • Advised Valamar Group on the acquisitions of Hotel Marietta and Hotel Kesselspitze in Obertauern, Austria.
  • Advised the sellers on the sale of Rolnet/ to Generali Investments.
  • Advised Heinemann Group on the establishment of a food and duty-free shop joint venture with Casualfood, and on the subsequent sale of border shops to Kompas.

Law Firm Neffat

Law Firm Neffat’s offering is broad ranging, encompassing advice on environmental and waste management, public procurement, real estate and construction, employment, and corporate law matters, as well as representation of clients in contentious proceedings. Additionally, the group supports clients with debt enforcement cases, sports-related conflicts, and with claims relating to copyrights and trade marks. Founder of the firm and ‘superb professional’ Domen Neffat leads the team as managing partner.

Practice head(s):

Domen Neffat

Other key lawyers:

Njives Prelog Neffat; Mojca Marovt


‘A well-trained team with expert knowledge in the fields of corporate and civil law, as well as public procurement procedures.’

‘The excellent team has an awesome attitude; there are specialists for specific branches and they are all very professional with good communication and presentation, a wholesome approach, and a complete service for resolving clients’ situations.’

‘The firm has so many human resources and lawyers in different areas. The law firm monitors various legal changes from very diverse areas, which helps the client in making decisions regarding their business.’

‘The firm’s practitioners listen to one’s needs and desires in terms of the outcome one wishes to achieve.’

‘They are looking for solutions all the time and there is added value at all stages to meet client demands and to help and assist the client at anytime. Domen Neffat is a great leader with wide knowledge and great understanding. He is very open minded with a calm and smart energy.’

‘Domen Neffat has always paid particular attention to nurturing his associates. This (and the excellent choice of co-workers) is one reason why they always strive to reach the best possible outcome for their clients.’

‘Domen Neffat is a superb professional and a person with wide knowledge. He is calm in any situation.’

‘Domen Neffat is reliable and very professional with excellent knowledge of environmental legislation.’

Key clients

Termit d.d.

Salonit Anhovo d.d.

Hidroelektrarne na spodnji Savi d.o.o.

RIKO d.o.o.

Ifm electronic GmbH

2TDK d.o.o.

Komunalno podjetje Ptuj d.d.

Saubermacher Slovenija d.o.o.

Premogovnik Velenje d.o.o.

Neuhaus Nepremičnine d.o.o.

ISKRA d.o.o.

IBE d.d.

Družba za upravljanje terjatev bank d.d.

ECE d.o.o.

Pošta Slovenije d.o.o.

GOZD Ljubljana d.o.o.

HTTPOOL d.o.o.

Gorenjska gradbena družba

Work highlights

  • Representing RIKO against the Government in its claim for additional payment for construction of the Slovenian Pavilion at EXPO 2020 Dubai for €3.2m.
  • Advised Neuhaus Nepremičnine on obtaining a building permit and on the drafting of various documents, including the reservation contracts, SPA contracts, the agreement on the regulation of the relations between the condominium owners, and a marketing contract for owners of serviced apartments.
  • Representing BAMC in proceedings related to a bankruptcy and advising on out-of-court negotiations with the debtor and other preferential creditors.


Nlaw has a strong focus on venture capital matters and the technology sector, including M&A transactions and mandates in the blockchain space. The team also has an increasing number of private equity clients. Founder of the firm and managing partner Nejc Novak leads the team with expertise in M&A mandates, corporate and debt restructurings, and NPL acquisitions. Ambrož Arko is also a core member of the firm, and oversees the corporate and commercial department. Urška Cujnik has substantial experience in contractual agreements involving real estate law.

Practice head(s):

Ambrož Arko; Nejc Novak

Other key lawyers:

Urška Cujnik

Key clients

Adria Mobil d.o.o.

ACH Invest d.o.o.

Avtotransporti Kastelec


Blub Blub


COGGS Holding

Contrade d.o.o.




Ernst & Young

Fil Rouge Capital

Fishing Points d.o.o.


Iconomi d.o.o.


Lynxcap AG

Mare Santo

Modra Jagoda d.o.o.

Outbrain Inc.

Pullus Wines d.o.o.

Palo Alto d.o.o.

Process Space




Sava d.d.

Securities Grid

Silicon Gardens Fund

Slorest d.o.o.

Slovenske Železnice d.o.o.


Visionect d.o.o.

Wisdom Labs

Work highlights

  • Advised Mediately on €6.2m worth of funding.
  • Assisted Iconomi with securing its FCA approval as a cryptocurrency trading business in the UK.
  • Advised an angel investor on Pasaca’s late-stage investment in Kraftpal for €122.9m.

Odvetniška družba Lukman o.p., d.o.o.

Odvetniška družba Lukman o.p., d.o.o. is a ‘quick and flexible’ firm which advises significant market players in Slovenia on a variety of mandates, covering M&A deals, business transactions, competition-related matters, and labour law issues, as well as providing them with representation in litigation. Sectors of focus for the group include healthcare, retail, real estate, construction, and energy. Corporate and commercial lawyer Tomaž Lukman and regulatory expert Sanda Južnik jointly head the team, and are praised for their ‘very deep understanding and expertise in their areas.’

Practice head(s):

Tomaž Lukman; Sanda Južnik


‘Since its establishment, Odvetniška družba Lukman has become a well-known firm. They have the structure and capacity to engage in all of the central legal areas, with an excellent competency in M&A, corporate, and competition legal assistance.’

‘Odvetniška družba Lukman is an experienced M&A and corporate law firm and their team has extensive knowledge, competence, and integrity. Their lawyers go the extra mile to get the deal done.’

‘Odvetniška družba Lukman has the standing and capabilities of a big law firm while remaining quick and flexible like a boutique firm. Their service is exceptional. They are very detail-oriented, are extremely responsive, and often go the extra mile. The team has the ability to leverage experience across multiple sectors to provide pragmatic, flexible, and workable solutions to the challenges clients face.’

‘Odvetniška družba Lukman is a respected firm with a broad construction offering. The team offers expertise across a range of matters, from infrastructure projects to construction disputes. Furthermore, they offer expertise in corporate matters as well.’

‘Tomaž Lukman and Sanda Južnik have very deep understanding and expertise in their areas. With personalities that complement their expertise, they stand out from their competitors.’

‘Sanda Južnik delivers clear advice with a quick judgement, attention to detail, and an unparalleled strategic approach and efficiency.’

‘Every member of the team is incredibly well prepared and professional, however, Tomaž Lukman really stands out for managing all aspects of the cases very well and ensuring the process runs smoothly.’

‘Tomaž Lukman has strong business understanding and one can recommend him for a wide range of legal support. He is very good at monitoring processes and guiding clients through transactions, and he has vast experience and broad know-how of private equity and M&A.’

Key clients

Alfi Pe D.O.O., Sis, K.D

Kolektor Koling D.O.O.

Akids D.O.O.

Dun& Bradstreet D.O.O.

Pet Network D.O.O.

Kf Finance D.O.O.

Novo Nordisk D.O.

Btc D.O.O.

Aleja Finance D.O.O.

Eles D.O.O.

Wienerberger D.O.O.

Bekra Nepremičnine D.O.O.

Triglav, Zdravstvena Zavarovalnica D.D.

Intra Lighting D.O.O.

Zebra Bi D.O.O.

Celtra D.O.O.

Medilab D.O.O.

Bekra Nepremičnine D.O.O.

Merit International D.O.O.

Merit Hp D.O.O.

Epexspot S.E.

Work highlights

  • Advising ELES on the formation of a consortium of owners with other transmission system operators and strategic partners and establishing a regional energy exchange in the CEE region.
  • Advised the Slovenian managing director and minority seller in the sale of 100% of the shares in PET Network International group.
  • Advised a consortium of the acquirers, including specialised investment fund ALFI PE and Diagnostični center Vila Bogatin, on their €14.4m acquisition of 100% of the shares in MDT&T.