Fully plugged into the corporate scene, our lawyers are as dynamic and enterprising as the market itself.
In the fast-paced corporate world, decisions have to be made quickly and decisively. Whether you’re launching a new venture, investing in an existing company or buying one out, our corporate team is always at hand with practical, strategic and rigorous advice.
Our corporate lawyers combine business acumen with acute industry knowledge in sectors ranging from banking to energy, infrastructure, retail, technology and communications.
We routinely advise international companies – not least from the USA, Canada and China – and private equity firms on all aspects of M&A deals, from due diligence to antitrust, as well as on joint-venture projects, sales and purchase agreements and PPPs.
We have a proud track record of advising companies of all sizes, local and global, in establishing, building and expanding their business operations in Serbia and the wider Southeast Europe (SEE) region.
The firm is ranked in Tier 1 by Legal 500 for Commercial, Corporate and M&A, in Tier 1 for Financial and Corporate by IFLR1000, and Band 2 by Chambers and Partners for Corporate/Commercial.
- Advising the consortium of Karlovarské minerální vody a.s. and PepsiCo on the acquisition of Knjaz Milos, one of the largest producers of mineral water, soft and energy drinks in Southeast Europe. We conducted due diligence and advised on the Management Warranty Deed, Sales and Purchase Agreement and other transactional documents, as well as the competition law aspects of the transaction.
- Advising Gastrans, a joint-venture between Gazprom (Russia’s leading natural gas producer) and Srbijagas (Serbia’s state-owned natural gas supplier) on complex corporate and commercial matters related to the implementation of a project to build a 400km natural gas pipeline through Serbia. Part of the TurkStream project, the interconnector will join up with pipelines in Bulgaria and Hungary to deliver natural gas from Russia to central Europe.
- Advising Warburg Pincus (one of the largest private equity firms in the world) as a potential buyer of a majority stake in United Group, the largest alternative pay-TV company in the former Yugoslavia from the US-based private equity firm, KKR. The transaction was valued at EUR 2.6 billion.
- Complex corporate advice regarding a joint-venture between the Government of Republika Srpska and China Shandong International Economic & Technical Cooperation Group to build the 42 km Banja Luka-Prijedor highway. The project entails the development, design, financing, construction, completion, operation and maintenance of the first highway concession project in the Republic of Srpska.