Slovakia

a. EPH Group Acquisition of Slovenske Elektrarne from Enel

White & Case advised Energeticky a prumyslovy holding (EPH), a leading Central European energy group, in connection with its two-stage acquisition of 66% of the shares of Slovenske elektrarne, a member of the Enel Group, and the issues related to the joint venture between EPH and ENEL in the period prior to EPH’s acquisition of the second tranche of shares. Allen & Overy advised the Enel Group on the initial stage of the deal, with another international firm that has asked to remain unnamed taking over for the second stage.

Deal parties (advisors)

  • Seller: Enel Group (Allen & Overy (originally); Unnamed second firm (taking over for the second stage of the project)
  • Buyer: EPH Group (White & Case)

 

b. CNIC Corporation Property Acquisition from Prologis

Dentons advised CNIC Corporation Ltd., an investment company owned by the Chinese government, on its acquisition of Prologis Park Galanta-Gan in Slovakia — described as “the largest logistics asset, both by area and investment volume, ever sold in the CEE region” — from Prologis, which was advised by Kinstellar.

Deal parties (advisors)

  • Seller: Prologis (Kinstellar)
  • Buyer: CNIC (Dentons)

 

c. Patrick Hessel Investment into AeroMobil

Majernik & Mihalikova advised private investor Patrick Hessel on his investment into AeroMobil, a Bratislava-based developer of flying cars. White & Case and the Carpathian Advisors Group advised the company’s two founders. The AeroMobil car is “designed to comply with all existing regulations for road and air transport and will represent a significant milestone in the worldwide development of a unique vehicle intended for road and air travel."

Deal parties (advisors)

  • Investor: Patrick Hessel (Majernik & Mihalikova)
  • Founder: Stefan Klein (White & Case)
  • Founder: Juraj Vaculik (Carpathian Advisors Group)
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