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KSB Advises Heureka Group on Acquisition of Dataweps
Kocian Solc Balastik, March 2021
Czech Republic

KSB’s team, led by partner Petr Kasík and lawyer Jakub Porod, advised Heureka Group in the acquisition of a 100% stake in Dataweps, a Brno-based technology company engaged in product data analytics and e-shop automation. KSB’s primary role was to conduct due diligence and negotiate the acquisition agreements...

Chambers Europe Recommends KSB in Nine Areas in 2021
Kocian Solc Balastik, March 2021
Czech Republic

In its latest yearbook "Chambers Europe 2021", the renowned British rating company Chambers and Partners recommends KSB in the following areas: Banking Compliance Tax Energy law M&A / Corporate law Capital Markets Labour law Competition Litigation Pavel Dejl maintains his position as one of the leading experts in the Czech Republic in two categorie

The Vlcek Family Foundation
Kocian Solc Balastik, March 2021
Czech Republic

On 10 March 2021, Katarína and Ondřej Vlček established the Vlček Family Foundation with the primary aim of supporting palliative care for children. The founders are investing CZK 1.5 billion in the foundation, which makes it one of the largest philanthropic projects of its kind in the Czech Republic. KSB’s team led by partner Vlastimil Pihera and tax advisor Simona Hornochová provided Mr...

ARETE INVEST CEE II’s Portfolio of Logistics Parks Sold with KŠB’s Assistance
Kocian Solc Balastik, March 2021
Czech Republic

The ARETE real estate investment group completed the sale of a complete portfolio of the ARETE INVEST CEE II sub-fund to Cromwell European REIT (CEREIT) for EUR 113.2 million (CZK 3 billion). Cromwell is a publicly traded real estate investment trust listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange...

KSB scores in Chambers Global 2021
Kocian Solc Balastik, March 2021
Czech Republic

The renowned British rating agency Chambers and Partners once again recommends Kocián Šolc Balaštík in its current publication “Chambers Global 2021”...

Solitea continues with acquisitions, again with the assistance of KŠB
Kocian Solc Balastik, March 2021
Czech Republic

The KŠB team led by partner Drahomír Tomašuk and lawyer Ján Béreš assisted the Solite holding in another acquisition this year. Solitea has acquired 100% of the Czech-Slovak group D3Soft, which has been specializing in its own development and implementation of a CRM system and energy solutions for medium and large companies for almost 20 years...

Dagmar Dubecká and Sylvie Sobolová in the prestigious ranking of the Top 100 women in the Czech and Slovak legal business
Kocian Solc Balastik, March 2021
Czech Republic

KŠB partners Dagmar Dubecká and Sylvie Sobolová are among the leading representatives of Czech and Slovak law in the ranking of the Top 100 women in the Czech and Slovak legal business. Dagmar succeeded in the category of Mergers and Acquisitions, Sylvie in the category of Intellectual Property...

KŠB assisted its long-term client, Solitea, in its next acquisition
Kocian Solc Balastik, February 2021
Czech Republic

The KŠB team, led by partner Drahomír Tomašuk and lawyer Ján Béreš, assisted Solitea in the acquisition of the IT Services division of the Czech company AspectWorks, in particular by conducting a due diligence and preparing and negotiating acquisition and post-acquisition agreements...

Dagmar Dubecká Ranked Once Again Among the TOP Women in the Czech Republic
Kocian Solc Balastik, February 2021
Czech Republic

The partner of the law firm KŠB Dagmar Dubecká is once again placed in the traditional ranking of TOP women in the Czech Republic, namely in the category of Top women business - businesswoman...

Acquisition of apt Group by Inner Mongolia Mengtai Listed in Deals of the Year 2020
Kocian Solc Balastik, February 2021
Czech Republic

The acquisition of the apt group by China-based Inner Mongolia Mengtai has been included on the prestigious Deals of the Year 2020 list, which is published annually by the China Business Law Journal. KŠB’s assistance included comprehensive due diligence of the Czech subsidiary apt Products s.r.o...

Petr Kasík Named the New Managing Partner of KŠB
Kocian Solc Balastik, February 2021
Czech Republic

On 1 February 2021, Petr Kasík became the new managing partner of Kocián Šolc Balaštík, taking over the role from Dagmar Dubecká. “It will definitely not be easy to fill Dagmar’s shoes as the firm’s managing partner, but I believe that with the help of my colleagues Pavel Dejl and Jiří Horník, who are the other members of KŠB’s managing team, we will succeed” says Petr...

KSB Provided Legal Assistance to Solitea Group in the Acquisition of the Companies Dotykacka and Smart Software
Kocian Solc Balastik, August 2019
Czech Republic

KSB has provided comprehensive legal advice to the Solitea Group on the acquisition of a stake in the company Dotykacka and the acquisition of Smart Software, operating the Markeeta brand. The legal advice consisted mainly in the preparation and negotiation of acquisition contracts...

KŠB Advises Karlovarské minerální vody on Acquisition of Largest Serbian Mineral Water Producer
Kocian Solc Balastik, August 2019
Czech Republic

KŠB’s team led by partners Dagmar Dubecká and Martin Krejčí with associates Ivo Průša and Jana Guričová advised Karlovarské minerální vody Group (KMV), which, in a joint venture with PepsiCo, acquired Knjaz Miloš – the largest Serbian mineral water and non-alcoholic beverage producer...

Consortium of PwC Legal Germany, PwC Legal Czech Republic, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek and Kocian Solc Balastik (KSB) advise the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency GSA
Kocian Solc Balastik, March 2018
Czech Republic

The European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA) in Prague is an agency founded by the European Union whose mission is to implement the satellite programs GALILEO and EGNOS...

Kocian Solc Balastik Advised Emerging Europe Properties Fund on the Share-Sale of WOTEG GWG-Group Centro-Ostrava Shopping Park
Kocian Solc Balastik, October 2016
Czech Republic

KSB advised Emerging Europe Properties Fund on the share-sale of WOTEG GWG-Group, owner of the Centro-Ostrava shopping park located approximately 6 from the capital of the Moravia-Silesia Region. WOTEG GWG-Group was purchased by FOCUS Estate Fund, which is a newly incorporated fund based in Cyprus...

Martin Solc, the Founding Partner of Kocian Solc Balastik, is the First Central European to be Elected President of the International Bar Association
Kocian Solc Balastik, September 2016
Czech Republic

Martin Solc, founding partner of Kocian Solc Balastik, is the first Central European to be elected President of the International Bar Association Press release 23 September 2016 Martin Solc, the founding partner of leading Czech law firm Kocian Solc Balaštík (KSB), has achieved unprecedented success in the field of global advocacy...

Kocian Solc Balastik advised J&T Bank on issuing CZK and EUR perpetual bonds
Kocian Solc Balastik, January 2016
Czech Republic

KŠB advised one of the leading Czech private banks on two issues of subordinated unsecured perpetual bonds, one in Czech crowns and the other in euros. The bonds were accepted for trading on the Prague Stock Exchange...

Kocian Solc Balastik Advised Tiger Global Management on the Sale of a Minority Stake in leading online portal Seznam.cz
Kocian Solc Balastik, January 2016
Czech Republic

KŠB advised New York-based Tiger Global Management group on a minority stake transfer deal in which the target company Seznam.cz, a leading Czech online player, acquired shares in itself from Tiger Holding Four and Mirua International. KŠB’s advice focused on Czech corporate and contract law issues, including pledge aspects...

Kocian Solc Balastik Advises O2 Czech Republic on Unique Spin-Off and Voluntary Unbundling that may Become a Benchmark Procedure for Similar Transformations of Large Telecom Operators Worldwide
Kocian Solc Balastik, June 2015
Czech Republic

Before the spin-off, O2 was the largest integrated telecom operator on the Czech market O2, with its balance sheet value amounting to more than CZK 75 billion at the end of 2014. O2 shares were and continue to be publically traded on the regulated market...

KŠB Named Best Law Firm in the Czech Republic
Kocian Solc Balastik, April 2015
Czech Republic

Kocián Šolc Balaštík (KŠB) was named Law Firm of the Year in the Czech Republic for a third time in the Chambers Europe Awards for Excellence in Amsterdam on Friday. The award by the renowned British legal rating agency is even more prestigious this year as both Czech and international law firms operating on the Czech market were rated together in one category...

Brussels Office Established
Kocian Solc Balastik, January 2015
Czech Republic

KŠB, together with leading Central European law firms, the Polish Wardýnski & Partners and the Slovak Èechová Rakovský, has established an office in Brussels...

KSB senior partner Martin Šolc Elected Vice-President of International Bar Association - A First for a Central European Lawyer
Kocian Solc Balastik, October 2014
Czech Republic

Martin Šolc, one of the founding partners of leading Czech law firm Kocián Šolc Balaštík (KŠB), achieves major international success in Tokyo today by being elected Vice President of the International Bar Association. The International Bar Association (IBA) is the world’s leading organisation of over 200 bar associations, including the Czech association, and has over 50,000 individual members...

Kocian Solc Balastik Wins Major Victory at European Court of Human Rights for client re Dawn Raid by Competition Authority
Kocian Solc Balastik, October 2014
Czech Republic

Kocian Solc Balastik has achieved a major victory for client DELTA PEKÁRNY a.s., part of the United Bakeries group in the Czech Republic at the European Court for Human Rights (ECHR). The ECHR yesterday ruled (2 October 2014) that a dawn raid carried out by the Czech Competition Authority was unlawful...

Success for KŠB Client: VGP Group Completes Giant Property Deal
Kocian Solc Balastik, September 2014
Czech Republic

Leading developer VGP recently announced the completion of one of the biggest real-estate transactions in Europe in the last decade. KŠB has advised VGP Group since 2005 and helped build the large property portfolio that was sold...

KŠB Advises on the Acquisition of Centrum Holdings s.r.o.
Kocian Solc Balastik, July 2013
Czech Republic

Kocian Solc Balastik provided legal advice to BM Management s.r.o. during the acquisition of Centrum Holdings s.r.o., the operator of Aktuálně.cz, Centrum.cz, Atlas.cz and other web portals, by Economia, a.s. Economia is a major Czech publishing house whose best known titles include daily Hospodářské noviny, weeklies Respekt and Ekonom, and news website ihned.cz...

KŠB Advises Verdi Capital on Acquisition of Solar Power Plants
Kocian Solc Balastik, July 2013
Czech Republic

Kocian Solc Balastik advised Verdi Capital, a hedge fund, on the acquisition of three Czech solar parks with an overall installed output of 10.8 MWp. Two of the solar parks (which represent almost half of the total installed output) are roof-top installations. The seller was the Enfinity Group, a leading Belgian solar park developer...

Kocian Solc Balastik Names New Partner - Jiri Hornik
Kocian Solc Balastik, January 2013
Czech Republic

On 1 January 2013, Jiří Horník (38) became a new partner at Kocián Šolc Balaštík (KŠB). Jiří specialises in property law and project financing and is one of only a few Czech experts on aviation and aerospace law. KŠB now has nine partners. “Jiří is a great attorney but we equally value him for his human qualities...

Kocian Solc Balastik partner Martin Šolc Elected Secretary-General of the International Bar Association
Kocian Solc Balastik, October 2012
Czech Republic

The International Bar Association, the world’s leading organisation of over 200 bar associations and law societies and over 45,000 legal practitioners, will for the first time ever have a Secretary-General from Central & Eastern Europe. Martin Šolc, one of the founding partners of Czech law firm Kocián Šolc Balaštík (KŠB), will assume the office of Secretary-General in January 2013...

Kocian Solc Balastik partner Professor Jan Dedic receives 2012 Patron of Czech Business Award
Kocian Solc Balastik, May 2012
Czech Republic

Professor Jan Dědič, a partner at law firm Kocián Šolc Balaštík, was recently honoured with the 2012 Patron of Czech Business award. The business community particularly noted his goal to simplify registration in the Commercial Register and his long-term efforts to clean up Czech commercial law...

KŠB Wins the National Law Firm of the Year Award
Kocian Solc Balastik, May 2012
Czech Republic

Kocián Šolc Balaštík (KŠB) was named Law Firm of the Year in the Czech Republic for a second time in the Chambers Europe Awards for Excellence in Amsterdam yesterday...

KSB advises UNIMEX GROUP, a.s. in the sale of duty free shops at Prague airport
Kocian Solc Balastik, January 2012
Czech Republic

Kocián Šolc Balaštík (Czech Republic) kicked off the new year by helping complete a significant transaction: the sale of UG Air, an operator of duty free and fashion shops at the international airport in Prague, to Aelia Czech Republic s.r.o. KSB has provided legal advice to UNIMEX GROUP, a.s...

Kocian Solc Balastik Wins Czech Republic's Law Firm of the Year Award for Fourth Straight Year
Kocian Solc Balastik, December 2011
Czech Republic

Kocian Solc Balastik (KSB) was recently honoured once again as one of the best law firms in the Czech Republic and, for a remarkable fourth year in a row, it won the distinguished Law Firm of the Year 2011 award in the category of Company and Competition Law...

Kocian Solc Balastik represents DAF trucks N.V. in creating a new business partnership with TATRA. a.s.
Kocian Solc Balastik, August 2011
Czech Republic

Czech Republic WSG law firm member Kocian Solc Balastik (KSB) acted for DAF Trucks N.V. in creating a new business partnership with TATRA, a.s. DAF will supply engines and cabins to TATRA for the new Tatra Pheonix, an off-road, all-wheel drive TATRA truck based on a TATRA chassis. The model offers the possibility of engaging or disengaging the front-wheel drive at any time while driving...

Kocian Solc Balastik partner Petr Kasik appointed as Chairman of the Czech National Bank's Appeal Committee and member of the Public Law Commission of the Czech Government Legislative Council
Kocian Solc Balastik, July 2011
Czech Republic

The Bank Board of the Czech National Bank appointed KSB partner Petr Kasík, as the chairman of the III Chamber of the Czech National Bank’s Appeals Committee effective as of 1 January 2011. Petr Kasík has been on the Czech National Bank’s Appeals Committee since 2008...

Kocian Solc Balastik partner Pavel Dejl is again recommended in The International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers and Economists 2011 in the field of competition law
Kocian Solc Balastik, July 2011
Czech Republic

International rating publication The International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers and Economists 2011 has again nominated KSB partner Pavel Dejl as a recommended specialist in the field of competition law in the Czech Republic. Pavel Dejl has received this recommendation repeatedly since 2006...

KSB advises Keihin Corporation in the acquisition of Showa Denko’s heat exchanger for automotive A/C business
Kocian Solc Balastik, July 2011
Czech Republic

Kocián Šolc Balaštík advised Japan-based Keihin Corporation on the Czech aspects of Keihin’s take-over of Japan-based Showa Denko’s heat exchanger for automotive A/C manufacture operations, including Showa Denko’s subsidiaries in the USA, China, Thailand and the Czech Republic. The value of the transaction, which was initiated in October, last year, has not been publicly released...

Kocián Šolc Balaštík advises Ontex Global Group on refinancing and bond offering
Kocian Solc Balastik, July 2011
Czech Republic

Law firm Kocián Šolc Balaštík advised the Ontex Global Group on the Czech aspects of the EUR 50 million refinancing of its existing credit facilities along with the Group's first bond offering (EUR 675 million Senior Secured Notes and EUR 250,000,000 Senior Notes)...

KSB Succeeds in Arbitration Proceedings
Kocian Solc Balastik, May 2011
Czech Republic

Law firm Kocián Šolc Balaštík successfully represented its client, a major Czech insurance company, in a dispute concerning a claim to insurance proceeds in the amount of CZK 127 million with interest and charges...

Kocián Šolc Balaštík advises during establishment of functional airspace block in Central Europe (FAB CE)
Kocian Solc Balastik, May 2011
Czech Republic

The date of 5 May 2011 became an important milestone for Kocián Šolc Balaštík’s provision of legal advice in recent years to Øízení letového provozu ÈR, s.p. (Air Navigation Services of the Czech Republic) when an international agreement was signed in the Slovenian city of Brdo to create a so-called functional airspace block...

Kocián Šolc Balaštík Celebrates 20th Anniversary
Kocian Solc Balastik, February 2011
Czech Republic

WSG Czech Republic law firm member Kocian Solc Balastík (“KSB”) recently celebrated its 20th anniversary with clients, business partners and friends in the historical premises of Martinický Palace on Hradèanské námìstí in Prague...

Kocián Šolc Balaštík is Law Firm of the Year 2010 in the Czech Republic in the Category of Company and Competition Law
Kocián Šolc Balaštík, November 2010
Czech Republic

Law firm Kocián Šolc Balaštík (“KSB”) has been named leading law firm in the Czech Republic in the category of Company and Competition law in the Law Firm of the Year 2010 competition organized by Epravo.cz...

Kocián Šolc Balaštík Celebrates 20th Anniversary
Kocian Solc Balastik, July 2010
Czech Republic

Kocián Šolc Balaštík (“KSB”) was founded 20 years ago on 1 July 1990. The originally small traditional law firm rapidly grew over several years into a dynamic modern law firm which, with a team of seventy lawyers, five tax advisers and over sixty employees, now belongs among the leaders on the Czech market...

Martin Krejčí becomes new Partner at Kocián Šolc Balaštík
Kocian Solc Balastik, January 2010
Czech Republic

Martin Krejčí, a Kocián Šolc Balaštík („KSB“) lawyer of many years standing, became a partner effective 1 January 2010. The firm now has nine partners and nearly seventy legal and tax specialists. Mgr. Ing. Martin Krejčí graduated from the Charles University Law School in 1998 and the University of Economics, Prague, in 1999. Martin joined KSB in 1998 and became an advocate in 2001...

Kocián Šolc Balaštík continues to lead – awarded Czech Republic’s Law Firm of the Year for the fourth time
Kocian Solc Balastik, August 2009
Czech Republic

Kocián Šolc Balaštík (KSB) was named for the fourth consecutive year Czech Republic Law Firm of the Year 2009 in the international Who’s Who Legal Awards organized by the British rating agency Who’s Who Legal. KSB is not a newcomer standing on an imaginary podium – the law firm has already won the award for the prior years of 2006, 2007 and 2008...

Kocián Šolc Balaštík Opens Branch Office in Ostrava, Czech Republic
Kocian Solc Balastik, April 2009
Czech Republic

Law firm Kocián Šolc Balaštík (KSB), named several times by international rating agencies as a leading Czech law firm, opened a new branch office in Ostrava, Czech Republic, on 1 March 2009. The opening of KSB’s Ostrava branch office is an expression of KSB’s focus on satisfying the needs of its large corporate clients from the Moravia region...

Kocián Šolc Balaštík has been advising MAGNA Group on its takeover of Cadence Innovation
Kocian Solc Balastik, March 2009
Czech Republic

Law firm Kocián Šolc Balaštík (KSB) has been providing legal consultancy to its long-term client, the globally operating Canadian company MAGNA, in its acquisition of Cadence Innovation, s.r.o. The company belongs to the largest world-wide manufacturers of car parts and is established in the Czech Republic...

Kocián Šolc Balaštík Announced as Leading Law Firm in Czech Corporate Law By Fellow Law Firms
Kocian Solc Balastik, November 2008
Czech Republic

Law firm Kocián Šolc Balaštík has been awarded the title of the Czech Republic’s leading law firm in the field of corporate law in the first year of the Czech ranking survey Leading Law Firm of the Year 2008. This survey is organized by EPRAVO.CZ under the professional auspices of the Czech Bar Association...

Kocián Šolc Balaštík receives VIA Bona Award for Corporate Philanthropy
Kocian Solc Balastik, October 2008
Czech Republic

For this year’s VIA Bona Awards given out by the Czech Republic's VIA Foundation, law firm Kocián Šolc Balaštík (KSB) received the Award For Long-Term Partnership for its long-term charitable support, by means of KSB's well known Advent charity concerts, of the Good Will Committee – Olga Havel Foundation (GWC)...

Kocián Šolc Balaštík Involved in Acquisition of FEZKO
Kocian Solc Balastik, October 2008
Czech Republic

Czech law firm Kocián Šolc Balaštík (KSB) provided legal advisory to the Michel Thierry Group, a leader in the production of textiles and leather for the car industry, during its acquisition of majority shares in FEZKO, a.s. and FEZKO SERVIS, a.s...

Kocián Šolc Balaštík named Czech Republic’s Law Firm of the Year for the third time by International Who's Who of Business Lawyers
Kocián Šolc Balaštík, July 2008
Czech Republic

The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers Kocián Šolc Balaštík named Czech Republic’s Law Firm of the Year for the third time Kocián Šolc Balaštík has been named Czech Republic Law Firm of the Year 2008 in the Who’s Who Legal Awards. This is the third consecutive time the firm has been recognised in this way, and has won the award every year since its inception...

 

 


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