Kocián Šolc Balaštík

Corporate/M&A Department

Czech Republic
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Overview

Whenever there was a pioneering project in the area of Corporate and M&A KŠB was involved in such project - the first-ever privatization, the first-ever squeeze-outs, creating a Societas Europaea company, spin off of listed companies or the most significant transactions on the Czech market.


KŠB provides comprehensive legal services particularly in the areas of:

  • performing legal due diligence;
  • developing tax-efficient transaction structures;
  • addressing compliance within a legal and regulatory framework, including competition issues;
  • consulting on acquisitions of shareholdings, businesses (and parts of and enterprise’s business) and asset deals;
  • consulting on all types of transformations (mergers by acquisition, mergers by the formation of a new company, asset transfers to a shareholder, demergers, spin-offs, legal form changes), including cross-border mergers;
  • advice on competition law for undertakings and other market participants, in particular to clients with a significant market share, during large transactions, including representation of clients before the Competition Authority during negotiations and administrative proceedings;
  • drafting all corporate documents required for a transformation;
  • representing clients at Commercial Register proceedings and in proceedings (if any) on reviewing cash settlements and conversion ratios;
  • and negotiation and implementation of deals as well as post-closing operational aspects.​

Members

Dubecká, Dagmar (Head of Department)

Béreš, Ján

Dědič, Jan

Frank, Rainer

Kasík, Petr

Krejčí, Martin

Kubík, Martin

Lasák, Jan

Pihera, Vlastimil

Šolc, Martin

Tomašuk, Drahomír

Clients

CERL Green B.V., Cyprus

ČEZ a.s., Czech Republic

Heineken Group, Netherlands

Hexpol Group, Sweden

Karlovarské minerální vody, Czech Republic

NIBE AB, Sweden

O2 Czech Republic, Czech Republic

SLOT Group a.s., Czech Republic

YIT Stavo s.r.o., Czech Republic

Industries

Aerospace & Defence

Banks

Construction & Materials

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Energy

Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers

Health Care

Media

Mining & Metals

Private Clients / Individuals

Real Estate

Retail

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Telecommunications

Transportation

Travel & Leisure

Utilities