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Havel & Partners has advised shareholders Tomas Rutrle, Martin Lips, Yvona Parmova, Martin Slama, and Libor Malek on their sale of IT company Komix to the Cleverlance Group, a subsidiary of the Aricoma Group. Dunovska & Partners advised the buyers on the deal.

CMS has advised a consortium of Vinci and Meridiam on its public-private partnership contract for the construction of the D4 motorway in the Czech Republic, the country’s first road PPP. Vinci and Meridiam each have a 50% stake in the project, and EUR 474 million of financing has been obtained.

Kinstellar’s Budapest office has advised mandated arranger and facility and security agent Bank of China on an approximately USD 75 million loan to sponsor China National Machinery Import and Export for the construction and operation of a 100 MW photovoltaic power plant in Hungary. Allen & Overy reportedly advised the sponsor.

GKC Partners in association with White & Case has advised Garanti BBVA and the Alternatif Bank on their provision of a TRY 800 million dividend recapitalization loan to Test Tasit Muayene Istasyonlari Yapim Ve Isletme A.S. The Balcioglu Selcuk Ardiyok Keki Attorney Partnership advised the borrower.

RTPR, acting on behalf of the Electrica Group’s electricity distribution company, and ACT Legal Romania, acting on behalf of the Delgaz Grid, have persuaded Romania's High Court of Cassation and Justice to rule on behalf of their clients ad several other distribution companies in a long-running dispute involving claims of anti-competitive behavior brought by Digi Communications, a member of the RCS-RDS group.

Weinhold Legal, working alongside global counsel Kirkland & Ellis, has advised Lionbridge AI on the Czech legal aspects of its USD 935 million sale to Canadian telecom company Telus. Shearman & Sterling was global counsel to Telus.

Buzescu Ca has advised Danfoss on the sale of a plant in Cluj, Romania and land around it to NKS Logistic Business. Korcsog & Carunta Notaries advised the buyers. 

Havel & Partners, acting on behalf of T-Mobile Czech Republic, has persuaded the Regional Court in Brno to annul a decision of the Czech Competition Authority regarding T-Mobile Czech Republic's entrance into interconnection agreements with other mobile operators.

BDK Advokati, working with lead counsel Allen & Overy, has advised the joint lead managers, including Societe Generale, on Republika Srpska’s global EUR 300 million Eurobond offering on the London Stock Exchange.

Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii has advised Brazilian food company BRF, acting through Nutrinvestment BV and Banvit Bandirma Vitaminli Yem Sanayii AS, on the EUR 20.3 million sale of Banvit Foods to Aaylex System Group S.A. Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston & Petersen advised Aaylex Group on the deal.

Clifford Chance has advised the Film Servis Festival Karlovy Vary, which organizes the Czech Republic's annual Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, on a strategic investment into the entity by the Rockaway Capital Group.

Squire Patton Boggs, acting on behalf of the State of Turkmenistan, has persuaded the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes to dismiss in full a claim of nearly USD 500 million brought against the country by Turkish construction company Sehil Insaat Endustri ve Ticaret Ltd. Sti. and its majority shareholder Muhammet Cap.

Former BekesPartners lawyer Stella Simon and Perger Law attorney Gabor Perger have founded the AegisLegal law firm in Budapest.

Wladek Rzycki has joined CMS as a Partner in the Infrastructure and Projects Group.

Dentons has appointed Petr Zakoucky as Czech Republic Managing Partner, replacing outgoing MP Michal Hink, who is leaving Dentons to become Investment General Counsel at the Heimstaden real estate company.

Former Rymarz Zdort Co-Head of Real Estate Agnieszka Koniewicz has joined Penteris as a Partner.

Murat Demir has been promoted to Regional Partner and Dogus Gulpinar to Partner at Nazali Tax & Legal in Turkey and Ukraine, respectively.

Former Dentons Managing Counsel Magdalena Raducanu has joined Kinstellar’s Bucharest office as Special Counsel and Head of the Romanian Banking & Finance practice, and Partner Zsuzsa Csiki is take over leadership of Kinstellar's Romanian Corporate and M&A practice.

Romanian MPR Partners has announced it is opening an office in London, to be headed by Co-Founder and Co-Managing Partner Alina Popescu.

Bird & Bird Partner Marta Koremba has become an Equity Partner in Bird & Bird's international network, and Bird & Bird Warsaw Head of Employment Karolina Stawicka and Head of Financing Transactions Maciej Georg have been promoted to Partner. 

Warsaw's Monika Macura and Krakow's Konieczny Wierzbicki law firms have merged, and will operate going forward in both markets under the Konieczny Wierzbicki brand.

Gabor Hollos and Zoltan Kozma have been promoted to Local Partner at DLA Piper in Budapest.

Former Stada CIS Head of Legal Konstantin Sharlovskiy has joined the Pepeliaev Group as Head of Life Sciences in Moscow.

Former PWC Legal Partner Stefanie Werinos-Sydow has brought her team to PHH Rechtsanwalte in Vienna.