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Knjaz Miloš Sold to KMV and PepsiCo
Karanovic & Partners, August 2019
Serbia

One of the largest deals of 2019 is officially completed – Mid Europa Partners, the leading private equity investor in Central and Eastern Europe, sold its shares in Knjaz Miloš to a joint venture between Karlovarské Minerální Vody (KMV) and PepsiCo, Inc. (PepsiCo)...

Transaction complete: Mid Europa Partners sells Bambi
Karanovic & Partners, June 2019
Serbia

The leading private equity investor in Central and Eastern Europe Mid Europa Partners sold Bambi, the leading Serbian biscuit and confectionary maker, to Coca-Cola HBC. The sale was completed on 18 June, and Bambi, one of the most recognisable brands in Serbia, will continue its development under Coca-Cola HBC...

Karanovic & Partners Advise ZF Group in EUR 160 Million Investment to Open Factory in Pancevo
Karanovic & Partners, June 2019
Serbia

A leader on the car industry market, the German company ZF opens its factory in Pančevo within the first phase of the EUR 160 million investment. The factory will start producing machines, generators for hybrid and electric drives, gearshift switches and microswitches in the first half of June...

Mid Europa Partners Sells Knjaz Miloš to KMV and PepsiCo
Karanovic & Partners, June 2019
Serbia

Mid Europa Partners, the leading private equity investor in Central and Eastern Europe, announced today the agreement to sell its shares in Knjaz Miloš to a joint venture between Karlovarské Minerální Vody (KMV) and PepsiCo, Inc. (PepsiCo). The transaction is currently subject to customary regulatory approval and is expected to close in Q3 2019...

Karanovic & Partners Wins the Law Firm of the Year Award
Karanovic & Partners, March 2019
Serbia

This is the third time that Karanovic & Partners is selected among some of the best law firms in Europe to take home this renowned accolade, awarded by The Lawyer Magazine. The Lawyer European awards showcase the impressive achievements of Europe’s finest law firms, and this year marks their 10th anniversary...

Karanovic & Partners Advise Conscia Holding in Acquisition of NIL Skupina for EUR 41 million
Karanovic & Partners, March 2019
Serbia

A leading provider of secure IT infrastructure solutions in Europe, Conscia Holding acquires NIL Skupina, a leading IT services provider headquartered Slovenia, with subsidiaries in Serbia, South Africa and the United Arab Emirates. The Karanovic & Partners legal team – led by Senior Partner* Marko Ketler and Associate Živa Nucic, advised Conscia Holding in this transaction...

Top Ranked in the 2019 Chambers Global Guide
Karanovic & Partners, February 2019
Serbia

We are proud to announce that Karanovic & Partners has once again been top-ranked on the most recent Chambers Global leading law firm listing. The 2019 Chambers Global guide highlights the Corporate & Commercial practice group in the jurisdictions of Montenegro and Serbia as belonging to band 1...

Karanovic & Partners Shortlisted With 5 Deals for Deal of the Year Award
Karanovic & Partners, February 2019
Serbia

After winning the Deal of the Year Award in 2018, Karanovic & Partners is this year once again in the finals for this prestigious accolade – this time with 5 deals and in 5 jurisdictions. Organized by the renowned CEE Legal Matters magazine, these awards are a way of recognizing the biggest and most important deals by law firms in Central and Eastern European jurisdictions...

Mid Europa Partners sells Bambi to Coca-Cola HBC
Karanovic & Partners, February 2019
Serbia

Coca-Cola HBC announced the agreement to acquire Bambi, the leading Serbian biscuit and confectionary maker, from Mid Europa Partners, the leading private equity investor in Central and Eastern Europe...

Major Transaction: Epic Games Acquires 3Lateral
Karanovic & Partners, January 2019
Serbia

Karanovic & Partners is proud to support Epic Games in their acquisition of 3Lateral, the leading developer of digital humans technology and creative content. Our team was led by Senior Partner Marjan Poljak, Partner *Ivan Nonković and Associate ⃰ *Marko Ćulafić. ⃰ Independent attorney at law in cooperation with Karanović & Partners...

Karanovic & Partners Promotes New Senior Associates
Karanovic & Partners, January 2019
Serbia

Karanović & Partners is pleased to announce that Milorad Gajić, Andrej Jelenković, Mina Srećković, Amina Đugum and Lejla Popara, have been named Senior Associates.* These talented individuals have established themselves as key members of our team, and their promotion reflects their professionalism, as well as exemplary service to clients...

Karanovic & Partners Wins the 2018 Stanton Chase Most Innovative Talent Programme Award
Karanovic & Nikolic, December 2018
Serbia

We are honoured and delighted to announce that Karanovic & Partners won the Stanton Chase Talent Management Award in the Most Innovative Locally Developed Talent Programme category. These prestigious accolades are organized by Stanton Chase, the leading international retained executive search and consulting firm and are now in their fifth year...

Zijin Mining Officially Takes Over RTB Bor
Karanovic & Nikolic, December 2018
Serbia

Zijin Mining, one of China's biggest gold producers and the second biggest producer of copper ore, became a major shareholder of the Serbia's sole copper complex RTB Bor. The Chinese company pledged to invest USD 1.46 billion in return for a 63% stake. Karanovic & Partners advised Zijin Mining in this privatisation procedure...

Renewable Incentives in Serbia Remain Unchanged in 2019
Karanovic & Nikolic, December 2018
Serbia

The Government of the Republic of Serbia extended the validity of the Decree on Incentive Measures for the Production of Electric Energy from Renewable Energy Sources and High-efficiency Cogeneration of Electric Energy and Thermal Energy (Decree) until the end of 2019. It was initially valid until the end of 2018...

Karanovic & Partners Joins Lus Laboris
Karanovic & Nikolic, November 2018
Serbia

We are proud to announce that Karanovic & Partners has joined Ius Laboris, the world's premier global network of human resources law firms. The Employment practice of Karanovic & Partners in Serbia joined this prestigious organisation to reinforce its international HR advisory services for domestic and international companies...

Karanovic & Partners: The 13th Traditional Conference on Competition Law and Data Protection
Karanovic & Nikolic, November 2018
Serbia

Karanovic & Partners, together with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom, held the Competition and Data Protection conference at the Hilton Belgrade hotel...

Karanovic & Partners wins the 2018 Euromoney Real Estate Awards
Karanovic & Nikolic, September 2018
Serbia

We are proud to announce that Karanovic & Partners won the Euromoney Real Estate Survey in the Advisors and Consultants category for the second year in a row! Karanovic & Partners was once again chosen as the Number One Legal Service provider in Serbia in the Real Estate industry. "It is truly a privilege to be honored with this award for the second time...

Zijin Mining takes over RTB Bor for USD 1.46 billion
Karanovic & Partners, August 2018
Serbia

Zijin Mining, one of China's biggest gold producers and the second biggest producer of copper ore, won the tender to become a strategic partner in Serbia's sole copper complex RTB Bor. The Chinese company pledged to invest USD 1.46 billion in return for a 63% stake.Karanovic & Partners advised Zijin Mining in this privatisation procedure...

Karanovic & Nikolic advised ZF in Greenfield Investment
Karanovic & Nikolic, June 2018
Serbia

The Karanović & Nikolić team, led by Senior PartnerMarjan Poljakand Senior Associates ⃰Ana StankovićandAna Luković, advisedZF Friedrichshafenon the project of opening an electric vehicle parts factory in Pančevo, Serbia...

Karanović & Nikolić at the 2018 Balkans M&A and Private Equity Forum
Karanovic & Nikolic, June 2018
Serbia

​Rastko Petaković, managing partner at Karanović & Nikolić, held a presentation of the latest private equity trends CEE region on the 2018 Balkans M&A and Private Equity Forum. Organized by Mergermarket, a leading media company that provides specialist news, research, analysis and data on financial markets, this is the second year this conference was held in Belgrade...

Karanović & Nikolić Wins the 2017 Deal of the Year Award
Karanovic & Nikolic, June 2018
Serbia

We are pleased to announce that Karanović & Nikolić has won the 2017 Deal of the Year Award for Serbia for the EBRD and IFC financing of Vetrolektrane Balkana - Čibuk 1 Windfarm...

Karanović & Nikolić Recognized as Top Tier Law Firm by Legal 500
Karanovic & Nikolic, April 2018
Serbia

We are proud to announce that Karanović & Nikolić and its cooperating lawyers have once again been recognized as a top tier legal practice on the 2018 Legal 500 list of leading law firms. This prestigious UK-based directory provides comprehensive worldwide coverage on recommended law firms...

Karanović & Nikolić: GDPR Ante Portas!
Karanovic & Nikolic, April 2018
Serbia

On Thursday, 12 April, Karanović & Nikolić organised a presentation on the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This briefing was intended for employees of legal and HR departments in various Serbian companies, who had a unique opportunity to learn more about this regulation, which will come into force on 25 May this year...

Karanović & Nikolić: Managing Emotions in Labour Disputes – More than Law
Karanovic & Nikolic, March 2018
Serbia

On 21 March, Karanović & Nikolić held its traditional student workshop titled “Managing Emotions in Labour Disputes – More than Law”. The event was organised in cooperation with the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law...

Karanović & Nikolić at the Symposium for Lawyers in Serbian Banks
Karanovic & Nikolic, March 2018
Serbia

Maja Jovančević Šetka, partner ⃰ at Karanović & Nikolić's Banking & Finance practice group, held a presentation titled "Risk Participation Agreement – Collateral or Derivative, Implementation of the Law on Foreign Exchange Operations" at a symposium for lawyers in Serbian banks...

Karanović & Nikolić at the Intellectual Property in Serbia Conference
Karanovic & Nikolic, March 2018
Serbia

Tamara Bubalo, Associate in Karanović & Nikolić's Intellectual Property practice group, held a presentation on 5 March at the "Intellectual Property in Serbia" conference...

Karanović & Nikolić Supports the Belgrade Pre-Moot Competition & Arbitration Conference
Karanovic & Nikolic, March 2018
Serbia

With record breaking attendance this year, Karanović & Nikolić continued its traditional support to the Belgrade pre-moot and X Belgrade Arbitration conference, organized by the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law...

Landmark Deal: PPF Acquires Telenor’s CEE Operations for 2.8 Billion Euros
Karanovic & Nikolic, March 2018
Serbia

Karanović & Nikolić, together with White & Case as lead international counsel, advised PPF Group, the Czech investment firm, on the EUR 2.8 billion acquisition of Telenor's assets in Central and Eastern Europe...

Karanovic & Nikolic Ranks as Leading Law Firm in Chambers Europe 2018
Karanovic & Nikolic, March 2018
Serbia

We are proud to announce that Karanović & Nikolić has once again emerged on top of the rankings on the most recent list of leading European law firms – the prestigiousChambers Europe 2018...

Alltech Sells its Factory in Serbia to Lesaffre
Karanovic & Nikolic, February 2018
Serbia

Alltech - a leading global animal and crop nutrition company, sold its baking yeast factory in Senta, in northern Serbia, to Lesaffre - a leading global baking yeast and fermented products company. The acquired factory will continue to produce baker's yeast for the Serbian market and yeast extracts for the food and animal feed industries...

Karanović & Nikolić Shortlisted To Win Another Law Firm Of The Year Award
Karanovic & Nikolic, January 2018
Serbia

After winning the Law Firm of the Year awards in 2014 and 2017, Karanović & Nikolić is once again a finalist for this prestigious recognition. The awards, now in their ninth year, are organised by The Lawyer, a prestigious British weekly magazine for lawyers and in house counsel. According to the organisers, this year's contest is particularly fierce...

Karanović & Nikolić Promotes New Senior Partner and Six Partners
Karanovic & Nikolic, January 2018
Serbia

Karanović & Nikolić is pleased to welcome Marko Ketler as its new Senior Partner, as well as Ivan Nonković, Goran Radošević, Ivana Dišović, Katarina Gudurić, Jaka Simončič and Petar Mitrović who have been named Partner...

Societe Generale Acquires Jubanka’s Credit Portfolio
Karanovic & Nikolic, December 2017
Serbia

Karanović & Nikolić advised on Societe Generale Srbija's acquisition of a part of Jubanka's credit portfolio – which included housing and cash credits, credit cards, as well as credits for small and medium-sized enterprises. Societe Generale Srbija is now the third largest bank in Serbia in terms of credit volume...

Karanović & Nikolić Advises On The Sale Of Tikkurila’s Balkan Subsidiaries
Karanovic & Nikolic, December 2017
Serbia

Karanović & Nikolić, in cooperation with local lawyers, advised Tikkurila Oyj, the Finnish paints and coatings maker, on the sale of the entire share capital of its subsidiaries in Serbia and Macedonia to the local management. According to the signed sales agreement, the transaction – subject to the fulfilment of agreed conditions, will be closed in the first quarter of 2018...

OTP Bank Buys Vojvođanska Banka
Karanovic & Nikolic, December 2017
Serbia

Hungary's OTP Bank bought Vojvođanska Banka, as well as NGB Leasing and the National Bank of Greece's corporate loan portfolio in Serbia. This is one of the biggest recent banking transactions in the region and it was closed on Friday, the 1st of December in Belgrade...

Karanović & Nikolić Hosts The Empowering Students To Enter The Workplace Conference
Karanovic & Nikolic, November 2017
Serbia

Karanović & Nikolić hosted the "Empowering Students to Enter the Workplace" HR conference, held on the 30th of November in Belgrade, Serbia. The event was organised in cooperation with Stanton Chase, one of the top 10 global retained executive search firms, and the guests and panellists included leading professionals in the field of human resources, as well as employment law experts...

Karanović & Nikolić Hosts The 12th Traditional Conference On Competition Law
Karanovic & Nikolic, November 2017
Serbia

Karanović & Nikolić, together with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom, hosted the Competition and Competitiveness conference on the 28th of November, 2017, at the Metropol Palace hotel, Belgrade...

Karanovic & Nikolic Advises On AmSpec’s Acquisition Of Agri Services
Karanovic & Nikolic, October 2017
Serbia

Karanovic & Nikolic advised AmSpec on the acquisition of Agri Services doo - an inspection and testing company serving the Agricultural and Petroleum market in the Danube region from their locations in Serbia and Hungary...

Karanovic & Nikolic Advises In The Signing Of The Landmark PPP For The Vinca Waste Treatment Project
Karanovic & Nikolic, October 2017
Serbia

Karanovic & Nikolic Advises In The Signing Of The Landmark PPP For The Vinca Waste Treatment Project Karanovic & Nikolic advised in the signing of the biggest PPP project in Serbia for the landfill remediation and development of the waste treatment facility in Belgrade, Vinca...

Karanovic & Nikolic Advises on OTP’s Acquisition of Vojvodanska Banka
Karanovic & Nikolic, August 2017
Serbia

Karanovic & Nikolic, in cooperation with the global law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, advised OTP Bank – one of the leading banks in Central and Eastern Europe, on the acquisition of Vojvodanska Banka...

Karanovic & Nikolic advises on the Acquisition of Telenor Banka
Karanovic & Nikolic, August 2017
Serbia

Karanovic & Nikolic advised River Styxx Capital on the acquisition of Telenor Banka. The companies signed an agreement by which the Bulgaria-based investment fund will acquire 85% of Telenor's shares in the Serbian online bank. Under this agreement of strategic partnership, the Norwegian telecommunications group will keep 15% of its shares in Telenor Banka...

Karanovic & Nikolic Wins the Award for Law Firm of The Year in Eastern Europe and the Balkans by The Lawyer
Karanovic & Nikolic, March 2017
Serbia

The Lawyer Magazine, a weekly British magazine for top commercial lawyers and in-house counsel, has named Karanovic & Nikolic Law Firm of the Year for Eastern Europe and the Balkans during their annual European Awards ceremony on March 16, 2017 in London...

Karanovic & Nikolic Supports EFSE Extension of Investment Portfolio
Karanovic & Nikolic, March 2017
Serbia

Karanovic & Nikolic is pleased to announce that the firm has supported the European Fund for Southeast Europe (EFSE) in a recently closed extension of the investment portfolio of EFSE to UniCredit Bank Serbia. The transaction involved new EUR 20 million financing of UniCredit Bank Serbia, which will serve to finance housing loans for private households in Serbia...

Karanovic & Nikolic Shortlisted For IFLR’s “Deal Of The Year”
Karanovic & Nikolic, March 2017
Serbia

Karanovic & Nikolic is pleased to announce that we, in cooperation with local lawyers, have been shortlisted by IFLR for "Deal of the Year" within the Project Finance category for our assistance in the SASA mine refinancing project in Macedonia...

New Senior Partners Announced
Karanovic & Nikolic, January 2017
Serbia

Karanović & Nikolić is pleased and proud to announce the promotion of a new generation of Senior Partners - Milan Lazić, Marjan Poljak and Darko Jovanović. Milan Lazić joined the firm as an Associate in 2007 after having spent three years at the Commercial Court in Belgrade...

Rastko Petaković Promoted To Senior Partner
Karanovic & Nikolic, July 2016
Serbia

Karanović & Nikolić is proud to announce that Rastko Petaković has been made Senior Partner. Rastko began his impeccable career as a trainee at the Belgrade office of Karanović & Nikolić in 2005...

IBA’s International Financial Law Conference Highlights
Karanovic & Nikolic, June 2016
Serbia

Karanović & Nikolić Senior Associate, Katarina Gudurić, attended the 33rdInternational Financial Law Conference, recently held by IBA in Athens between 18-20 May. The event was a great opportunity for international lawyers with expertise in banking and securities law to (re)connect and exchange views on many hot topics in the area of banking and capital markets...

Karanović & Nikolić Featured In Chambers Europe Ranking 2016
Karanovic & Nikolic, May 2016
Serbia

After publishing theirGlobal Rankingin March, Chambers & Partnershas recently published thelatest edition of its Chambers Europe Ranking, and we are pleased to announce that Karanović & Nikolić has once again been included in its list of Europe's finest legal practices...

Karanović & Nikolić Attends Commission’s Anniversary
Karanovic & Nikolic, May 2016
Serbia

Karanović & Nikolić attorneys were among the guests at the Republic of Serbia's Commission for the Protection of Competition's 10 year anniversary celebration, which also included an international conference on the topic of the law and policy of competition protection.The conference was opened by Deputy Prime Minister, Prof...

Celebrating Twenty Years of Legal Service
Karanovic & Nikolic, June 2015
Serbia

Karanović & Nikolić, a leading provider of legal services operating in Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Macedonia, Croatia and Slovenia, has announced that September 2015 will mark the 20th anniversary of their founding. Twenty years ago, co-founders Dragan Karanović and Dejan Nikolić pioneered a new concept for legal services in the region...

 

 


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