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Banking & Finance

1 ranked lawyersBand 2Czech RepublicEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Strong firm for banking and finance transactions in the CEE region, well placed to advise leading banks, borrowers and private equity sponsors. Has a strong track record in cross-border acquisition and real estate finance, with further strength in refinancing and restructuring. Popular choice for deals governed by English law, with on-the-ground capabilities at its disposal domestically. Also well prepared to assist with NPL portfolio acquisitions.

Strengths

Clients point out that the team is "highly communicative and effective," adding that the practitioners are "very knowledgeable in their respective focus areas."

Other clients highlight the team's "ability to work on large cross-border transactions involving many jurisdictions."

Work highlights

Advised Advent International and Zentiva on the financing of an acquisition in the pharmaceutical sector.

Notable practitioners

Market commentators describe Paul Stallebrass as "an amazing lawyer who is great to work with." He demonstrates expertise in cross-border corporate finance mandates. He often acts on behalf of lenders, and his sector experience includes the travel and pharmaceutical industries.

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Overview

CMS‘ experienced banking & finance team in the Czech Republic has a leading position in an increasingly sophisticated and fast changing finance market, providing innovative, commercial advice to the full range of market participants. Our ability to blend international legal advice with the in-depth local knowledge and language capability means that we can offer clients a service second to none.

From general corporate lending to acquisition and leveraged finance, derivatives and securitisations to real estate finance and corporate recovery, we can help you achieve the best outcome, both in the Czech Republic and across Central and Eastern Europe.

CMS has unmatched geographical coverage in the region and more English and US qualified banking and finance partners on the ground than any other law firm. We are the first port for international, regional and local clients, whether they are planning a cross-border transaction with a multi-jurisdictional security package or loan portfolio or implementing a first-of-a-kind financing structure in their domestic market.

We act for financial institutions, equity houses, asset managers, mutual funds, accountants, privately owned companies, corporations and public entities,  ensuring their products, services and business models reflect their commercial aims. That is why we organise our teams along the business lines of sectors as it gives us a deep insight into the commercial and legal issues our clients face.

Banking & Finance Department

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CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang, advokáti, v.o

Palladium

Na Poříčí 1079/3a

Prague

Prague

Czech Republic

110 00

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Czech Republic

Banking & Finance


Paul Stallebrass
Band 2