CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz D.O.O. in cooperation with local lawyers > Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina > Firm Profile

CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz D.O.O. in cooperation with local lawyers
UL FRA ANDELA ZVIZDOVICA 1
71000 SARAJEVO
Bosnia & Herzegovina

Bosnia & Herzegovina > Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 1

CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz D.O.O. in cooperation with local lawyers handles a number of mandates from market-leading commercial and national banks and advises on a full range of financial services legal needs. Key clients are often in the energy and infrastructure sectors. The team is co-led by Andrea Zubović-Devedžić and Nedžida Salihović-Whalen. The former is particularly known for her strong regulatory advice on financial operations, and the latter offers a more transactional focus. Associate Sanja Voloder is also well regarded for her cross-border work, and is well placed to handle international work as she is qualified in England and Wales.

Practice head(s):

Andrea Zubović-Devedžić; Nedžida Salihović-Whalen

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

Very good team!

Sanja Voloder, amazing attorney, very kind, professional and solution-oriented!

Key clients

European Bank for Restructuring and Development

European Fund for Southeast Europe

European Investment Bank

International Finance Corporation

Heta Asset Resolution AG

Gazprombank

Work highlights

  • Advising the lenders on security package restructuring and release issues.
  • Advising EFSE and GGF on the financing of several banks and microcredit institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina, in respect to the LMA-based financial documentation.
  • Advising a syndicate of lenders on a cross-border restructuring and implementing changes to an existing security package.

Bosnia & Herzegovina > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz D.O.O. in cooperation with local lawyers' corporate team has expertise across a number of industries, including life sciences, technology, and consumer goods. The group is able to leverage its international network to act for international investors, recently acting on a major joint venture in the energy industry. It also draws on the firm's strength in financing for key banking and financial services transactions. Nedžida Salihović-Whalen and Andrea Zubović-Devedžić lead the team. They are supported by Indir Osmić.

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

European Bank for Restructuring and Development

Wizz Air Hungary Zrt.

Finish Fund for Industrial Cooperation Ltd (FINNFUND) and KPA UNICON GROUP

AUSTRIAN SOCIAL FUND

WAGNER AG WALDSTATT

European Fund for Southeast Europe

Soda Sisecam Lukavac

Heta Asset Resolution AG

Grohe

Work highlights

  • Advised the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development on the acquisition of shares in Eastern Mining d.o.o. Bosnian subsidiary of Adriatic Metals PL.
  • Advised Wizz Air Hungary Zrt. on the establishment of a local subsidiary.
  • Representing WAGNER AG WALDSTATT in a shareholder dispute in a Bosnian- Herzegovinian company the client co-owns with a locally-based shareholder.

Bosnia & Herzegovina > Projects and energy Tier 1

CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz D.O.O. in cooperation with local lawyers is known for its track record acting for foreign investors on developments of large-scale energy and infrastructure projects. The practice’s project financing expertise is one of its key strengths and it works closely with the banking and finance department. It is equally experienced advising on projects in industries including life sciences and ICT. Nedžida Salihović-Whalen and Indir Osmić co-lead the practice, advising on high-profile transactional and financing matters respectively. Associate Ana Terzić provides additional support.

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

European Bank for Restructuring and Development

Soda Sisecam Lukavac

Finish Fund for Industrial Cooperation Ltd (FINNFUND) and KPA UNICON GROUP

AUSTRIAN SOCIAL FUND

WAGNER AG WALDSTATT

Heta Asset Resolution AG

Alpiq AG

Work highlights

  • Advised the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development on the acquisition of shares in Eastern Mining d.o.o.
  • Advising the EBRD on all aspects of the financing of the EBRD-Regional Energy Efficiency Programme (REEP).
  • Representing WAGNER AG WALDSTATT in a shareholder dispute in a Bosnian-Herzegovinian company the client co-owns with a locally-based shareholder.

Bosnia & Herzegovina > Real estate and construction Tier 1

CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz D.O.O. in cooperation with local lawyers is known for its broad real estate practice, advising on large transactions, major projects, and project financing matters. It is particularly known for its offering to international investors. Nedžida Salihović-Whalen and Indir Osmić co-lead the team from Sarajevo. Osmić in particular is regarded for his work relating to energy projects as they intersect with real estate and construction. Ana Terzić is also recommended for her work advising German-speaking clients.

Practice head(s):

Nedžida Salihović-Whalen; Indir Osmić

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

European Bank for Restructuring and Development

Tippin Corporation

Finish Fund for Industrial Cooperation Ltd (FINNFUND) and KPA UNICON GROUP

AUSTRIAN SOCIAL FUND

WAGNER AG WALDSTATT

Soda Sisecam Lukavac

Heta Asset Resolution AG

Alpiq AG

Work highlights

  • Advised the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development on the acquisition of shares in Eastern Mining d.o.o. Bosnian subsidiary of Adriatic Metals PLC.
  • Advising a prominent group of companies in connection with the building of a renewable power plant

Bosnia & Herzegovina > Competition Tier 2

CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz D.O.O. in cooperation with local lawyers is known for its strong merger control offering, with a particular emphasis advising international clients on the Czech competition aspects of transactions. Led by Nedžida Salihović-Whalen, the team is notable for its broad range of industry expertise, including the life sciences, energy, and tech sectors. Salihović-Whalen has a broad understanding of competition regulations and is supported by associate Zlatan Balta, whose work supports large international clients aiming to invest in the local market.

Practice head(s):

Nedžida Salihović-Whalen

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P.

Michelin

Medtronic

MID EUROPA Partners

Delhaize BV

Remho Beteiligungs GmbH

Nectar

Fresenius Medical Car

Work highlights

  • Advising Michelin on competition law aspects of contractual relationships and distribution schemes in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Bosnia & Herzegovina > Intellectual property Tier 2

CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz D.O.O. in cooperation with local lawyers is known for its work on behalf of international companies. In addition to expertise in trademark and patent applications and product liability, the team also offers litigation services, handling design and trademark infringement cases. Nedžida Salihović-Whalen heads up the practice and is experienced in advising clients in the consumer goods and pharmaceuticals sector. Sanja Voloder is known for her focus on advising new market entrants on IP registrations.

Practice head(s):

Nedžida Salihović-Whalen

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

Naspers / MIH Group

Lilly UK

Interstate Hotels & Resorts Company

J FLORIS

Reckitt Benckiser

Kid’s Festival

ŽITO DD

PODRAVKA

HI Nevena

NEXE Grupa d.d.

Work highlights

  • Represented Zito DD in a trademark infringement case before local courts.
DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Banking and finance Nedžida Salihovic-Whalen
Banking and finance Andrea Zubovic-Devedžic
M&A Nedžida Salihovic-Whalen
M&A Sanja Voloder
Corporate and commercial Nedžida Salihovic-Whalen
Corporate and commercial Andrea Zubovic-Devedžic
Real estate and construction Nedžida Salihovic-Whalen
Real estate and construction Ana Terzic
Competition, antitrust and EU Zerina Sulejmanovic
Competition, antitrust and EU Balta Zlatan
Energy, transportation, infrastructure, PPP Belma Hodžic
Energy, transportation, infrastructure, PPP Faruk Hasanspahic
Intellectual property Nedžida Salihovic-Whalen
Intellectual property Selma Šehovic
Labour and employment, pensions Belma Hodžic
Labour and employment, pensions Emina Mameledžija
Public procurement, regulatory Emina Mameledžija
Public procurement, regulatory Indir Osmic
PhotoNamePositionProfile
Indir Osmić photo Indir OsmićIndir Osmić is an attorney at law in cooperation with CMS Reich-Rohrwig…
Nedžida Salihović-Whalen photoMs Nedžida Salihović-WhalenNedžida Salihović-Whalen is CEE partner at CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz. She has over…
Andrea Zubović-Devedžić photoMs Andrea Zubović-DevedžićAndrea Zubović-Devedžić is an attorney with experience in legal work in Bosnia…
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