Jan Juroška


Managing Partner

+420 221 622 162

Jan Juroška

Managing Partner
+420 221 622 162

 

Jan Juroška is the Managing Partner of the Prague office, the head of the local and the co-head of the firm-wide M&A, Corporate and Private Equity service line. He has a particular focus on private equity and corporate finance.


Jan's exceptional legal acumen, combined with a pragmatic and solutions-oriented approach, has consistently delivered outstanding results for our company.

Jan Juroška is competent, highly reliable, experienced and simultaneously the innovative leader of the Kinstellar legal group. Jan has been working with us for many years to our full satisfaction. Jan is also well informed and knowledgeable in relatively new areas of the law like, for instance, life sciences and healthcare.

Chambers Europe, 2024 / Legal 500, 2024

RECENT ENGAGEMENTS INCLUDE ADVISING

M&A and Corporate

  • CANAL+ GROUP on the acquisition of M7 Group, one of the largest independent pay-TV operators in Europe
  • MORNINGTON CAPITAL on the sale of The Don Giovanni Hotel in Prague to Wenaasgruppen
  • PORTIVA on the acquisition of a retail centre in Ivančice and Central Kladno Shopping Mall
  • STAR CAPITAL INVESTMENTS on the acquisition of Lighthouse Towers in Prague’s Holešovice, a grade A office building, and on the sale of the Haná Olomouc retail centre to Czech Real Estate Investment Fund
  • APPLOVIN CORPORATION, a US mobile game specialist and the world's third largest mobile advertising network operator after Google and Facebook, on the acquisition of Geewa
  • NOVAVAX on the acquisition of Praha Vaccines from the Cyrus Poonawalla Group
  • OMERS INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT and ALLIANZ CAPITAL PARTNERS on the complex corporate law issues (extensive due diligence, negotiating share purchase agreement and shareholders agreement) in connection with the acquisition of the Czech Transmission System Operator - Net4Gas
  • TRELLEBORG, a Swedish industrial giant, on the USD 1.25 billion acquisition of ČGS Holding, a leading supplier of specialty tyres and engineered polymer solutions, and its subsidiary Mitas
  • GLP, a leading global investment manager and business builder in logistics, real estate, infrastructure, finance and related technologies, on an agreement to acquire Goodman Group’s Central and Eastern Europe logistics portfolio, subject to regulatory approvals

Private Equity

  • GENESIS PRIVATE EQUITY FUND III (GPEF III) on the acquisition of a majority stake in the Hungarian 11 Entertainment group; the group operates indoor amusement parks in Hungary, including trampoline centres, playgrounds and laser games
  • GENESIS PRIVATE EQUITY FUND II (GPEF II) on the sale of its majority stake in KS Klima-Service
  • GENESIS PRIVATE EQUITY FUND III (GPEF III) on the acquisition of the largest operator of contact centres in the Czech Republic, Conectar, from Karel Komárek's KKCG investment group
  • B2 KAPITAL on the acquisition of a EUR 119 million unsecured retail NPL portfolio from Moneta Money Bank; advising on the bidding process and negotiation of the loan, sale and purchase agreement, servicing agreement and other transaction agreements
  • A CONSORTIUM OF PRIVATE EQUITY FUNDS on the acquisition of breweries in CEE
  • TA ASSOCIATES on the acquisition of minority shareholding in W.A.G. payment solutions (Eurowag), including due diligence and negotiation of all transaction documents; Eurowag is the biggest independent issuer of fleet cards in Central & Eastern Europe and the overall number two in terms of market share

Capital Markets

  • MORGAN STANLEY and UBS on a GBP 2.8 billion IPO of Avast Software, an industry-leading maker of the most trusted security software in the world, on structuring the deal, due diligence and advising on the prospectus and various regulatory matters
  • CITIGROUP, GOLDMAN SACHS and JPMORGAN CHASE on the biggest IPO in Central and Eastern Europe (since 2011) of Moneta Money Bank, the banking business of GE Capital, in the Czech Republic

    EDUCATION

    • 2005 – 2006: Kent College of Law, Chicago, USA, LL.M.
    • 2000 – 2005: Palacký University, Olomouc, Czech Republic, Faculty of Law, Master of Law (Mgr.)

    PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION

    Czech Bar Association

    LANGUAGES

    Czech, English

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