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CMS

Corporate/Commercial

2 ranked lawyersBand 3SloveniaEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Global firm routinely involved in M&A transactions and assisting foreign corporates with investments into the Slovenian market. Assists companies with the incorporation of new Slovenian subsidiaries. Also acts on acquisitions and share deals. Frequently collaborates with its network of offices on cross-border matters, most notably within the CEE region.

Strengths

One client comments: "Their responses were timely and they took the initiative to move the transactions forward," before concluding: "I would definitely use them again."

Work highlights

Acted for Freudenberg Performance Materials on its acquisition of Filc.

Notable practitioners

Aleš Lunder handles a broad spectrum of mandates in M&A and also assists with corporate restructurings. Market sources enthuse: "He has a lot of experience."

Dunja Jandl enters the rankings following increased visibility in the market. She regularly handles real estate acquisitions and project developments. She also offers expertise in leasing mandates. Clients say that she is "always reliable and understands our needs."

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Overview

CMS has an established and well-known Corporate / M&A department with a prominent record of accomplishments in advising on privatisation deals and distressed debt M&A transactions, headed by partner Aleš Lunder with over 20 years of experience in the industry and with CMA.

Having been involved in most of the major M&A transactions in Slovenia in the past 9 years, CMS has advised on the following high-profile cases in the course of 2016 and 2017:

  • advising a consortium of majority stakeholders consisting of DUTB, SDH and five banks in the sale of its majority stake of the company CIMOS (car-parts producer with additional locations in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Serbia) to TCH Cogeme, part of Italy’s private equity firm Palladio Holding Group. The transaction was due to additional factors like the conclusion of a financial restructuring agreement and a side agreement with the Croatian government very complex and is one of the most prominent transactions in Slovenia this year.
  • advising Innova Capital in the acquisition of Trimo Trebnje further confirmed the renowned position of CMS advising PE Funds as it has advised and still is  advising Cinven, KKR and Mid Europa Partners on their operations and potential acquisitions in Slovenia.
  • advising Andlinger, a family fund, in the acquisition of one of the leading producers of electrical fusers ETI Izlake and the strategic investor Raycap in the acquisition of the surge protection producers Iskra Zaščite and Varsi.

Members

Hajdu, Gašper

Jandl, Dunja

Jozelj, Urša

Lunder, Aleš

Sodja, Saša

Corporate/Commercial Department

CMS

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Department location

CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz

Bleiweisova 30

Ljubljana

Central Slovenia

Slovenia

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Slovenia

Corporate/Commercial


Aleš Lunder
Band 3

Real Estate


Dunja Jandl
Up and Coming