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Clifford Chance

JUNGMANNOVA PLAZA, JUNGMANNOVA 24, 110 00 PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
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Work +420 222 555 222
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Czech Republic

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

Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance¬†handled a steady stream of real estate acquisition financing mandates. Practice head¬†MiloŇ° Felgr¬†advised UniCredit Bank and HSBC on the refinancing of the existing debt of residential real estate investment company¬†Residomo through a bond issuance, and assisted Sazka Group with the financing of the acquisition of a 67% stake in SuperSport, owner of a leading Croatian online gaming platform. Other instructions include mezzanine financing and high-yield capital markets transactions. The team is also 'excellent at senior associate level', where¬†Vladim√≠r R√Ĺlich,¬†Stanislav Holec¬†and¬†Marian Hus√°r¬†are highly recommended.

Leading individuals

MiloŇ° Felgr - Clifford Chance

Next Generation Partners

Marian Hus√°r - Clifford Chance

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

Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance¬†maintained a strong level of activity in strategic M&A. In 2017,¬†Alex Cook¬†advised European Investment Bank on the development of a cooperation platform with¬†Inven Capital, while¬†David Kol√°ńćek¬†and¬†MiloŇ° Felgr¬†assisted KKCG Investments with its acquisition of a majority stake in AutoCont Group. Counsel¬†Michal JaŇ°ek¬†is also singled out.

Leading individuals

Alex Cook - Clifford Chance

David Kol√°ńćek - Clifford Chance

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance's recent caseload includes acting for banks in disputes arising out of insolvency proceedings and handling a range of commercial, shareholder and construction disputes.¬†Emil Holub¬†and¬†MiloŇ° Felgr¬†are the key names to note.

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 3

Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance¬†has seen an increase in project financing and litigation instructions. The team lost¬†Petr Z√°kouck√Ŭ†to¬†Dentons, and is now jointly led by¬†Alex Cook,¬†MiloŇ° Felgr,¬†¬†Emil Holub¬†and¬†David Kol√°ńćek. Recent highlights include advising a local bank on the project financing of wind power plants. Clients include ńĆeskoslovensk√° obchodn√≠ banka and¬†Mitsui & Co.

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

Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance's real estate practice is 'among the best'. The team, which is jointly led by the highly regarded¬†Emil Holub¬†and real estate financing specialist¬†MiloŇ° Felgr,¬†covers the full gamut of real estate matters across a wide range of sectors. It advised Atrium European Management on the disposal of a shopping centre; acted for J&T Banka on the financing for the acquisition of Chatham; and advised Goldman Sachs International on the Czech aspects of the refinancing of Residomo. Its client list also features¬†CPI Property Group,¬†Cromwell European Management Services,¬†PFCEE Dutch Holding and¬†Independent Capital Group. Senior associate Milan R√°kosn√≠k¬†is also noted.

Leading individuals

Emil Holub - Clifford Chance

Next Generation Partners

Milan Rákosník - Clifford Chance

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance's tax practice enjoyed another busy year with an impressive workload that includes handling the tax aspects of major M&A and capital markets transactions, and¬†tax restructurings.¬†Recent highlights include assisting CPI Management with the tax aspects of its acquisition of¬†Futurum Hradec Kr√°lov√© shopping centre from Meyer Bergman.¬†Its client roster also features¬†KKCG Group and Aberdeen Asset Management.¬†David Kol√°ńćek¬†and¬†Petr ҆ebesta¬†are the key contacts.

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