Budapest - Transactional highlights
  • Advising the APS Group with regard to the acquisition of an EUR 139 million residential mortgage NPL portfolio from Unicredit Bank, Hungary. Pontes Budapest advised APS with regard to the financing, regulatory and JV related issues of the transaction, together with advising APS on their day-to-day operations in Hungary.
  • Advising APS with the acquisition of Mark Zrt., the national NPL asset manager from the Central Bank of Hungary through the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Mark.
  • Advising the OXO Group, a leading start-up accelerator, angel fund, private equity house and venture capital fund with regard to their investments and day-to-day operations.
  • Advising a leading solar power plant developer with regard to the divestments of one of the largest Hungarian solar power plants under development.
  • Representing the Export-Import Bank of the US and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation with regard to the USD 240.000.000 project financing of the largem bioethanol production facility in Central-Eastern Europe.
  • Advising the Renesola Group with the acquisition, financing, construction and commissioning of more than 40 MWp of solar power plants in Hungary in 2018.
  • Advising the PHOTON Energy Group with the acquisition, financing, construction and commissioning of more than 30 MWp of solar power plants in Hungary in 2018.
  • Representing fund managers, private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) funds and pipeline companies with regard to a number PE/VC transactions.
  • Corporate restructuring of Greenergy Group, a green energy service provider, together with the establishment of a joint venture with US-based Global Environment Fund.
  • Advising the RWE-SUEZ consortium on the privatization of a significant regional water public utility provider.
  • Acquisition of a leading Hungarian hearing aid distributor by SIEMENS AG.
  • Global corporate restructuring of EGL AG, a Swiss elektricity trader.
  • Successfully defending Budapest Airport Zrt., in four related multi-hundred million EUR UNCITRAL arbitration procedures.
  • Advising K&H Bank in connection with the financing of a biogas-fuelled power plant in Hungary.
  • Advising a major power generator in connection with its planned CFB and CCGT power plants.
  • Advising a major power generator in connection with systém balancing, CO2 and other day-to-day issues in the electricity sector.
  • Advising the AES Group in connection with its ICSID arbitration procedure against the Hungarian State under the Energy Charter Treaty.