Clifford Chance advises Česká spořitelna on financing of acquisitions of Schulte and GAF by Genesis Capital

Clifford Chance’s Prague office has successfully advised Česká spořitelna on acquisition financings relating to two significant transactions by Genesis Capital Equity in the Czech Republic. The first transaction involved the acquisition of a majority stake in Schulte Group, an established provider of technical building services specialising in HVAC solutions. The second transaction saw Genesis Capital … Continued

Invitation to: ReVize Česka 2024

We are thrilled to announce our partnership with ReVize Česka 2024, organized by Hospodářské noviny and Druhá ekonomická transformace. This premier annual event will be held in the historic setting of Vindyš’s factory, featuring a lineup of top figures from the Czech business community, including the President of the Czech Republic, Petr Pavel, among other … Continued

Botanique Hotel Prague has completed extensive renovations of all its rooms

Located in the heart of Prague and nestled in the vibrant Karlín district, Botanique Hotel Prague is currently celebrating the completion of its project. Since the beginning of April, guests have been enjoying fully renovated rooms, which have undergone a transformation over the past few years with an investment of 4.4 million euros. A total … Continued

CEE Sustainable Finance Summit 2024

Between 27 and 29 May, Prague will become the European capital for sustainable finance. The 2024 CEE Sustainable Finance Summit will bring together representatives from the financial and business sectors, subject matter experts, thought leaders, and policymakers from the European Commission and national authorities. The CEE Summit is an interactive event, during which the audience … Continued

Clifford Chance advises club of banks led by Česká spořitelna in financing of acquisition of Packeta by CVC Capital Partners, Emma Capital

The Prague office of Clifford Chance advised club of major Czech banks consisting of Česká spořitelna, Československá obchodní banka and Citibank and led by Česká spořitelna as agent in financing of acquisition of Packeta, the parent company of Zásilkovna, by a consortium of CVC Capital Partners and Emma Capital. The transaction further involves refinancing and … Continued

Course on Conflict Resolution and Managerial Psychology

Introducing insightful course on conflict resolution & managerial psychology that was just launched by our member Společnost pro management a leadership s.r.o. Dive into essential skills like active listening, mediation, and negotiation to become the leader your team admires. Effective conflict resolution is a key skill for every manager. Proper listening, empathy and open communication … Continued

SUE RYDER CHARITY CUP 2024: Football helps or Goals for the benefit of seniors

Do you have a corporate football team and want to play for a good cause? You can. This year, on 12 September, Sue Ryder Home, a long-standing member of the British Chamber of Commerce, is organising the 16th edition of the successful SUE RYDER CHARITY CUP 2024 small-sided football tournament for companies. Traditionally at Strahov … Continued

Allen & Overy advises on a pioneering private education sector transaction

Allen & Overy has advised a consortium of investors, including J&T Arch Investments, and its founder Ondřej Kania, on the strategic divestment of a majority stake in Consilium Europe (Consilium) to Dukes Education. The CZK1 billion transaction marks a significant milestone in the private education investment landscape within the CEE region. Consilium is composed of … Continued

Clifford Chance advises Arçelik on the successful creation of Beko Europe and the acquisition of Whirpool’s MENA operations

Clifford Chance has advised Arçelik A.Ş., one of the world’s leading home appliances and  consumer durables companies, on the successful completion of the formation of a joint venture  between Arçelik’s subsidiary, Beko B.V., and Whirlpool Corporation’s subsidiary, Whirpool EMEA  Holdings LLC, resulting in the establishment of a standalone company, Beko Europe.  Based on production volumes … Continued