Success is built on experience. Our lawyers have a great wealth of transactional experience gained from a wide range of high profile transactions. We pride ourselves on making use of this experience in all of our work. The Pontes lawyers have, for example, worked on:

  • Advising EGL AG (now AXPO), a Swiss electricity producer, distributor and trader in relation to its global corporate restructuring and operations in the CEE region (Austria, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Slovakia, Czech Republic)

  • Advising GDF-SUEZ in relation to its planned acquisition of a minority stake in the Nabucco international gas pipeline (Bulgaria, Hungary, Austria, Romania)
  • Advising a major regional river shipping company in relation to its corporate restructuring (Austria, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria);
  • Advising a club of banks in relation to the financing of the first PPP project in Slovakia regarding the design, finance, construction, operation and maintenance of the R1 Expressway (Slovakia, Czech Republic);
  • Advising 3TS Capital Partners, one of the leading venture capital and private equity firms in Central and Eastern Europe, on its investment in ZOOT, a well-established and rapidly growing online fashion retailer headquartered in the Czech Republic and operating also in Slovakia and Romania (Czech Republic, Slovakia);
  • Advising the Hungarian developers of a hydropower plant in Romania in relation to their construction contracts and other project contracts in Romania (Hungary, Romania);
  • Advising in relation to EFET-based cross-border electricity trading arrangements in Romania and Hungary (Hungary, Romania);
  • Advising in relation to a Polish IPO in co-operation with Chadbourne & Parke (Austria, Hungary);
  • Representing a Czech truck manufacturer in a trade dispute (Hungary, Czech Republic).