Banking, Finance & Capital Markets

Kinstellar, Linklaters and Molinari join forces to advise on the strategic bancassurance partnership of Generali and UniCredit in Central and Eastern Europe

May 2018 – Kinstellar, Linklaters and Molinari have advised Generali CEE Holding B.V. and UniCredit S.p.A. on the completion of a strategic bancassurance agreement in CEE.

Kinstellar, acting at the local level, was represented by the...

Kinstellar picks up two CEE Legal Matters Deal of the Year awards

June 2018 – Kinstellar has won the Deal of the Year award for Hungary and Serbia at the CEE Legal Matters awards ceremony, which was held in Prague on 6 June 2018. A two-tiered panel of leading lawyers from across the region selected winners for 17...

Yet another wave of EU regulations in the financial sector reaches Bulgaria’s shore

March 2018 – There is hardly any major business that will not be affected by the entry into force of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on 25 May. In addition to that, the financial services providers need to prepare for and be compliant...

Kinstellar advises B2 KAPITAL on acquisition of EUR 119 million loan portfolio from Moneta Money Bank

February 2018 – Kinstellar has successfully advised B2 KAPITAL on the acquisition of a EUR 119 million unsecured retail NPL portfolio from MONETA Money Bank. Kinstellar provided advice in connection with the bidding process, as well as with negotiations...

Kinstellar advises on the merger between Cibank and United Bulgarian Bank

Feburary 2018 – Kinstellar is pleased to announce that it has successfully advised United Bulgarian Bank (“UBB”) and Cibank on their merger. The transaction follows UBB’s acquisition by KBC Group in 2017. Our team in Sofia has worked on the merger...

Andriy Nikiforov, Counsel at Kinstellar, elected Head of Banking, Finance and Insurance Committee of the Ukrainian Bar Association

January 2018 - Andriy Nikiforov, Counsel and Head of Banking & Finance at Kinstellar Kyiv, has been elected as Head of the Banking, Finance and Insurance Committee of the Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA). The UBA Board announced the appointment on...

Kinstellar advises Vetroelektrane Balkana (WEBG) in relation to the financing of the largest wind farm project in Serbia

January 2018 – Zajednička advokatska kancelarija Marić i Mujezinovć in cooperation with Kinstellar (“Kinstellar”) acted as the local legal advisor to Vetroelektrane Balkana (WEBG) in relation to the EUR 300 million financing of the largest wind...

Kinstellar advises ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih on a USD 350 million EBRD loan

January 2018 – Kinstellar has acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to Public Joint Stock Company ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, Ukraine’s largest steel mill, in connection with a USD 350 million loan facility provided by the European Bank for Reconstruction...

Kinstellar advises lenders on financing of WestEnd City Center shopping mall in Budapest

November 2017 – Kinstellar Hungary’s market-leading Banking and Finance law team has successfully advised a syndicate of banks comprised of Erste Group Bank AG, Erste Bank Hungary Zrt., K&H Bank Zrt., UniCredit Bank Hungary Zrt. and UniCredit...

Kinstellar advises OTP Bank, DSK Bank and Eurobank Bulgaria on their landmark EUR 133 million senior loan to Business Park Sofia

September 2017 – Kinstellar is pleased to announce that it has successfully advised a consortium of Hungary’s OTP Bank PLC, its Bulgarian subsidiary, DSK Bank, and Eurobank Bulgaria on a landmark EUR 133 million senior loan facility to Business Park...