M&A & Corporate

Kinstellar advises Idera, Inc. on the acquisition of Froala Labs

June 2018 – Kinstellar has advised US-based Idera, Inc., the parent company of global B2B software productivity brands, on the acquisition of Froala Labs, a Romanian start-up that develops tools for web and mobile app programmers.
Răzvan Popa...

Kinstellar advises Promat Comimpex and Agroind Cauaceu on the sale of shares, in Romania

June 2018 – Kinstellar has advised the shareholders of Promat Comimpex and Agroind Cauaceu, two of the largest agribusiness companies in Romania, on the sale of 40% of their shares to Ameropa, a leading Swiss grain and fertiliser trader. Promat Comimpex...

Ukraine continues to reform corporate legislation with a new law governing LLCs

June 2018 – On 17 June 2018, the long-awaited Law of Ukraine "On Limited and Additional Liability Companies" No. 2275-VIII dated 6 February 2018 (the "Law") came into effect, with the exception of some specific provisions related to inheritance that...

Kinstellar advises Pandora Media Inc. on a US$145 million acquisition in the digital audio advertising market

June 2018 – Kinstellar has advised the US company Pandora Media Inc. on the Romanian law aspects of its acquisition of a leading digital audio ad tech firm, AdsWizz. At the close of the transaction, AdsWizz will become a subsidiary of Pandora​, thus...

Kinstellar advises Ballymore Group on the sale of a Romanian property

May 2018 – Kinstellar has advised Ballymore Group, an Ireland-based international property development company, on the sale of a real estate property (consisting of a 20,774 sq. m. land plot and the retail store located thereon) in Brașov, a city in...

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 advises Wood & Company on the acquisition of Lakeside Park in Bratislava, Slovakia

June 2018 – Kinstellar has advised Wood & Company, the leading investment bank in Emerging Europe, on the acquisition of the Lakeside Park office complex in Bratislava. The transaction was finalised in June 2018.
A pioneer in Emerging Europe, Wood...

Transfer of licenses in the context of asset privatisations in the mining sector

June 2018 – The current Serbian privatisation framework was established in August 2014 through the adoption of a new privatisation law (“Privatisation Law”) and subsequent introduction of all relevant secondary legislation. Although the phase of...

Law on Central Register of Beneficial Owners adopted in Serbia

June 2018 – On 25 May 2018, the Serbian Parliament adopted the Law on the Central Register of Beneficial Owners (“the Law”). The main purpose of the Law is compliance with Chapter III of Directive (EU) 2015/849 of 20 May 2015. The Law will enter...

Kinstellar advises Nidec on the Slovak law aspects of the US$1.08 billion acquisition of Embraco

May 2018 – Kinstellar has advised Nidec Corporation, a leading Japanese manufacturer of electric motors, on the Slovak law aspects of the acquisition of the Brazilian compressor business, Embraco, from Whirlpool Corporation for US$1.08 billion in cash....