Corporate Law / M&A

Attention to detail, creativity, business sense and professionalism make us one of the strongest local legal teams in Corporate Law / M&A. Our lawyers are masterminds behind many complex, one-of-a-kind, domestic or cross-border transactions with high commercial sensitivity and are sought out by domestic and international clients for the same reason.

Corporate Law / M&A practice is core to the services of our law firm. We assist our clients in all matters from choosing the type of business enterprise and its establishment, to complex domestic and international transactions. Our experience in this field has enabled us to become familiar with virtually all major business sectors such as transportation; banking and financial services; energy; chemicals; real estate and construction; supermarkets; automotive manufacturing; hotels, restaurants and F&B sector; consumer products; aircraft manufacturing and defense industry.

Our Corporate Law / M&A practice focuses on:

  • acquisitions, mergers, spin-offs, takeovers, joint ventures and other structures of M&A transactions
  • corporate restructurings
  • privatizations, public sector transactions and deals involving state-owned enterprises
  • startups and innovative business ideas; establishment of new businesses
  • creative transaction structuring
  • tax advice and tax transaction structuring
  • complex due diligence
  • antitrust and competition agenda, state aid, general EU law
  • foreign investments and international trade
  • private equity and venture capital
  • corporate governance and compliance
  • day-to-day full service corporate agenda
  • investments and disinvestments (exit) strategies
  • contract law
  • private clients and asset management
  • not-for-profit matters and affairs
  • public procurement
  • IP/IT matters

Recent transactions & assignments:

Acquisition of Cargo Wagon, a.s., together with a large railcars fleet from the state-owned company ZSSK Cargo by VTG GROUP

Complex corporate and M&A legal advisory for Slovenské elektrárne, a.s., including day to day corporate and shareholders’ agenda and dispute resolution

Complex and overall legal services in respect to the contemplated termination of activities of the National Property Fund of the Slovak Republic including preparation of legislation amendments

Sale of Renault and Toyota business of Johnson Controls in Slovakia to two Turkish investors

Creation of Joint-Venture local logistics company and ŽELEZNIČNÁ SPOLOČNOSŤ CARGO SLOVAKIA (state owned largest Slovak freight railway transportation company)