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Pontes Budapest in cooperation with Deloitte Legal advised on K&H Bank Loan to Photon Energy Group

Deloitte Legal has advised K&H Bank on long-term non-recourse project financing provided to Photon Energy Group for Photon Energy’s 11.5 MWp proprietary PV power plant portfolio in Hungary. Pontes Budapest advised Photo Energy on the deal.

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PONTES firms included in Legal 500 2018 Edition

Several PONTES offices were ranked in the 2018 Edition of the prestigious Legal 500 guide to the best law firms. JŠK in Prague was recognised in the M&A/Corporate and Dispute Resolution categories, as was Bulgarian firm Gugushev & Partners, which was also recommended for Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Energy & Natural Resources and Real Estate & Construction. Meanwhile Graf Patsch Taucher in Vienna was singled out for its work in Banking & Finance, M&A/Corporate, Dispute Resolution and Real Estate.   

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JSK & PONTES: the CEE lawyers hosted a CEE energy and M&A event at the Czech Embassy in London

Around 40 participants attended a JSK & PONTES event at the Czech Embassy in London on 12 April 2018 entitled "CEE Energy and M&A". The briefing and round table discussion focused on the energy, M&A and private equity markets in CEE and was followed by a business mixer. The participants included lawyers, bankers and investors.

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JŠK, Majerník & Miháliková and Graf Patsch Taucher successfully represented ARBES Technologies in the acquisition of FINAMIS in Slovakia

The JŠK law firm in cooperation with Slovak law firm Majerník & Miháliková and Austrian firm Graf Patsch Taucher, all members of the Central European PONTES network, provided legal advisory services to ARBES Technologies, a member of the Expandia Group, in connection with the cross-border acquisition of Slovak software company FINAMIS.

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PONTES offices ranked by Chambers and Partners

Three PONTES network offices were included by Chambers and Partners in its law firm rankings released at the beginning of March 2018. Majernik & Mihalikova in Slovakia scored well in the area of Corporate/M&A, while Graf Patsch Taucher Rechtsanwälte in Austria was recommended for its Banking & Finance and Corporate M&A practice both in Europe and globally, as well as for Real Estate in Europe. Gugushev & Partners in Bulgaria was singled out for its work in the Corporate/Commercial, Energy and Real Estate categories.

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WFW and Solivan advise on 55 MW solar portfolio project financing in Poland

International law firm Watson Farley & Williams (“WFW“) and its Polish partner firm Solivan Pontes have advised Sequoia Investment Management (“Sequoia”) on the project financing of a 55 MW solar portfolio located in Poland. This transaction is the first large project financing under the newly implemented auction support systems in Central-Eastern Europe. For more information, please, click here.

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BSWW Legal & Tax and Solivan Advise on Sale of Galeria Swidnicka in Poland.

BSWW Legal & Tax has advised Rank Progress on the EUR 26.7 million sale of Galeria Swidnicka to the Catalyst Capital Fund (an SPV of Calioppe Investments). The Solivan firm advised the seller on the deal. For more information, please, click here.

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Deal announcement

JŠK advised APS Holding on an agreement with Hellenic Bank of Cyprus for the management of real estate assets and the servicing of the non-performing loans of the Bank. For more information, please, click here.

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The PONTES office Solivan in Warsaw strengthens its PE&VC competence

The PONTES office Solivan in Warsaw (Poland) strengthens its team by PE&VC expert Dorota Przelaskowska, a legal counsel (radca prawny) with 20 years professional experience. Click here for more information.