Ebury: Weekly FX Market Update

ECB hawkishness fails to rescue euro as Russian invasion continues to drive markets The ECBs unambiguously hawkish messaging last week did not stop the euro from sinking to new lows as concerns mount over stagflation or worse. We also saw a significant rebound in Eastern European currencies led by the Polish zloty, as central banks … Continued

Principal Coaching advises how to deal with stress and anxiety

If you’re noticing anxiety in yourself or those around you these days, you’re not alone. With mention of Ukraine, it’s no wonder we’re all anxious. Dealing with the uncertainty of the current situation is difficult for everyone. Fear and anxiety are feelings that are both valid and common. I wanted to provide you with a … Continued

EY: Tomáš Čupr, founder and owner of Rohlik Group, is EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021 in the Czech Republic

Tomáš Čupr, founder and owner of Rohlík Group, the largest online food retailer in the Czech Republic, was awarded the prestigious title of EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021. Among other things, the independent judging panel appreciated his company’s approach to sustainable business, technology and the superior service it provides to customers. In addition to … Continued

Ebury: Weekly FX Market Update

European currencies sink, dollar soars as the news from Ukraine get grimmer The worsening humanitarian and security crisis brought about by the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues to buffet financial markets. There are volatile moves and a flight to safe havens everywhere, but European assets are being punished with particular severity, due to both geography … Continued

Jan Pošvář will lead JŠK’s Business Development

Jan Pošvář became JŠK’s new business development manager in March. He will focus primarily on developing business opportunities in all areas of the law firm’s activities as well as the implementation of business development and marketing tools. Jan previously held similar positions at the international law firms Kinstellar, Schönherr and Taylor Wessing. Over the course … Continued

Kinstellar advises 365.invest on its real estate portfolio expansion in the Czech Republic

March 2022 – Kinstellar has successfully advised the investment fund 365.invest on its acquisition from CPI Property Group of three shopping centre projects in the Czech Republic. The shopping centres involved are IGY České Budějovice, OC Géčko and Shopping Center City Park Jihlava. The deal  is one of the largest transactions of its kind on the Czech-Slovak market. Kinstellar advised on due diligence … Continued

Indorama Ventures acquires 85% equity stake in UCY Polymers CZ

Allen & Overy has announced that it has advised Indorama Ventures on its acquisition of 85% share capital of UCY Polymers CZ (a Czech supplier of high quality PET recyclate materials for food-grade as well as industrial applications) and negotiation of the shareholders agreement and other related transactional documents. The Czech team was led by … Continued

Ebury: What Russia’s invasion means for FX & Weekly Market FX Update

Financial markets were sent into a tailspin on Thursday on the news that Russia had begun a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, launching land, air and sea attacks on military bases, airfields and many of the country’s major cities. Despite a whole raft of warnings from world leaders, and President Putin himself, financial markets have been … Continued