CEE countries offer huge investment opportunities in airport and renewables: CMS 2019 Infrastructure Index

CMS publishes its biennial Infrastructure Index which ranks 50 countries in order of infrastructure investment attractiveness Poland leads the CEE regional table, with six other CEE countries listed in the Index CEE shows highest growth in passenger traffic in Europe, with major airport expansion projects announced Central and Eastern Europe is brimming with opportunities in … Continued

CMS named Slovakia Law Firm of the Year at the CIJ Awards

International law firm CMS is delighted to have been awarded Slovakia Law Firm of the Year at the 2019 CIJ Awards, held in Bratislava on Thursday evening. The CIJ Awards are longest-running commercial property awards event in Slovakia and have evolved continuously over the past 15 years to keep pace with changes in local, regional … Continued

EY: Business leaders continue to target M&A opportunities amid global uncertainty

Business leaders are continuing to reshape their company portfolios despite a challenging geopolitical environment, with 52% of global corporates planning to pursue acquisitions in the next year, according to the 21st EY Global Capital Confidence Barometer (CCB). The search for technology and talent is driving deals: two-thirds (66%) of respondents plan to allocate more than … Continued

GSK: The world’s top HIV experts will meet in Pilsen

GSK/ViiV Healthcare, in collaboration with Associate Prof. Dalibor Sedláček of the Pilsen University Hospital and Prof. José Gatell from Spain, has created an opportunity for the Czech professional public to meet and discuss current development, treatment and professional experience issues with world-renowned HIV experts at the occasion of the 6th annual World AIDS Day symposium, … Continued

Allen & Overy takes finance advisory role in acquisition of CME Group by PPF

Allen & Overy has advised arrangers on the EUR1.15 billion financing of the CME acquisition by PPF Group N.V. The facilities have been fully underwritten by BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole CIB, Credit Suisse, HSBC, Société Générale and UniCredit acting as Underwriters, Mandated Lead Arrangers and Bookrunners. Société Générale and Komerční banka are acting as facility … Continued