Firm Profile > Kinstellar > Bratislava, Slovakia

Kinstellar
HVIEZDOSLAVOVO NÁMESTIE 13
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811 02 BRATISLAVA
Slovakia

Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 1

Kinstellar utilises its regional network to advise on finance transactions and regulatory matters for domestic and international clients. Its team is 'an experienced, reliable service provider with a dynamic business approach'. It generates mandates from banks, sponsors and borrowers in relation to matters such as syndicated lending, as well as acquisition, real estate, structured, infrastructure and project finance. Key contacts include managing associate Vladimír Polička, who is the head of the practice, and Tomáš Melišek.

Practice head(s):

Vladimír Polička

Testimonials

We appreciate the client-focused approach and understanding of practical commercial needs of the client

Tomáš Melišek has a problem-solving attitude and provides straight to the point legal advice and is very flexible in terms of timing

The team is extremely knowledgeable in the area of banking and finance

Tomáš Melišek is a rare expert; he is always willing and able to find a suitable solution for his client who can argue even before the counterparty

Key clients

Sky Park / Penta Real estate

UniCredit Bank

Tatra banka (Raiffeisen)

Slovenská sporiteľňa (ERSTE GROUP)

Garrett Inc.

Vinci Concessions

Slovalco a.s.

OTP Bank

Citibank

Morgan Stanley

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

Kinstellar's international reach makes it well-positioned to handle cross-border M&A for large global companies operating in the energy, real estate, insurance, TMT, financial services and logistics sectors. The team is led by 'very experienced' managing partner Patrik Bolf, who works with Viliam Myšička and managing associate Tomáš Melišek.

Practice head(s):

Viliam Myšička; Adam Hodoň; Roman Oleksik

Testimonials

I like the firm’s professional – yet informal – approach to its clients

I appreciate the interest of the Kinstellar individuals we work with in our business and how deep they dive to understand the core of the issue they have been approached to resolve

Key clients

AIP Asset Management

The Valseco Group

European City Estates (ECE)

Veolia

E.ON

NN

Wood & Company

Nidec Corporation

JVC Kenwood Corporation

Canal+ Group

ProLogis Developments Holding

YIT Slovakia

CTP

P3

Czech Property Investments

Stiga (formerly Global Garden Products)

Metalsa Automotive

Slovalco

The Capital Markets Company

Východoslovenská energetika Holding (RWE/Innogy group)

Západoslovenská energetika (E.ON group)

Inteva Products

REDSIDE Investiční Společnost

Biosynth

Magna Slovteca

Faisal Private Bank

Projects and energy Tier 1

The 'practical' team at Kinstellar regularly handles energy, infrastructure and construction projects. The 'top-quality' team is adept at handling project finance transactions and PPP work is also a key specialism. Roman Oleksik and Adam Hodoň are key figures.

Practice head(s):

Adam Hodoň; Roman Oleksik

Testimonials

Roman Oleksik has a willingness to support on operational and practical issues

Key clients

VINCI Concessions

Veolia Energie

E.ON

Innogy / RWE

ENEL

Slovalco

Continental Automotive

UniCredit Bank

Credit Suisse Energy Infrastructure Partners

Faisal Private Bank

Real estate and construction Tier 1

Kinstellar is able to handle a full spectrum of real estate transactions, building on the firm's established M&A and finance expertise. The team is especially experienced in industrial and residential development work and often engages the firm's internationally based teams to provide cross-office support on complex transactions. Team heads Roman Oleksik and Viliam Myšička are recommended.

Practice head(s):

Roman Oleksik; Viliam Myšička

Key clients

AIP Asset Management

The Valesco Group

European City Estates

E.ON

Sky Park / Penta Real Estate

UniCredit Bank

Wood & Company

P3

REDSIDE Investiční Společnost

Magna Powertrain

Stiga (formerly Global Garden Products)

YIT

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP / Lucid Agency Services Limited

Sereď Logistics Park

Process Automation Solutions

Dispute resolution Tier 2

Kinstellar excels in commercial disputes in the energy, automotive, healthcare, real estate, IT and agriculture sectors. In addition to being active in litigation, the team also has significant experience of compliance and risk issues, and is often engaged in internal investigations and inquiries. Roman Oleksik is recommended.

Practice head(s):

Roman Oleksik

Key clients

Vaša Slovensko

Firstfarms

Prosperious Printing Company

Qintetiq Limited

Eric Gelinas, Justin Pogge

Sandorn

R&H Hall

Employment Tier 2

Praised for its 'friendly and practical approach', Kinstellar's team demonstrates expertise in business restructurings, secondments, transfers, mass dismissals, share option plans and special remuneration schemes. Employment disputes are also a key focus of the team, which works with members of the firm's white-collar crime group in any related investigations.

Practice head(s):

Adam Hodoň

Key clients

The Capital Markets Company Slovakia

ESET Software

Wood Group / ATG (The Automated Technology Group)

Metalsa Automotive

Magna Powertrain

Tech Mahindra

Premier Research Group

Teva Pharmaceuticals

Process Automation Solutions