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ODI Law Firm

Corporate/Commercial

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What the team is known for

Established team well known for its experience in big-ticket M&A and investment transactions. Regularly advises international clients on acquisitions of Slovenian companies as well as assisting with issues pertaining to market entry. Active across a broad variety of sectors including financial services, logistics, automotive and technology.

Strengths

One client says that the lawyers "always provide thorough support and guidance throughout the whole transaction."

Sources praise the team for its technical abilities, with one interviewee also describing the practitioners as "very commercial and pragmatic in their approach."

Work highlights

Assisted MHP with its EUR300 million acquisition of Perutnina Ptuj, a Slovenia-based meat processing corporation.

Notable practitioners

Clients praise Branko Ilić for his "strategic mind and focus on achieving the client's goal." He advises on a diverse range of real estate transactions, offering particular expertise in mandates involving Croatia.

Uroš Ilić is well placed to assist international clients with inbound acquisitions and investments. Sources say that he is a "very experienced" practitioner and also describe him as a "fantastic negotiator."

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Overview

Corporate / M&A Practice Group represents one of the firm’s core pillars, advising on domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, distressed M&A matters, financing transactions, private equity transactions, corporate governance and (in- and out-of-court) restructurings.

The group has been recently involved regionally significant acquisitions, namely MHP’s acquisition of Perutnina Ptuj, a Slovenia-seated well-established and vertically integrated meat processing corporation in Southeast Europe (approx. EUR 270M with additional EUR 200M anticipated investments) and Xpediator’s bid for Intereuropa, the largest Slovenian logistics corporation (approx. EUR 100M). The group is also regularly involved in all major restructuring cases in Slovenia, advising either banks or debtors. Some of the more prominent clients that ODI has represented are the Bank Assets Management Company, SKB Societete Generale, EBRD, NLB, NKBM, Abanka, Sparkasse, Unicredit and Česka Sporitelna Bank.

ODI also specializes in corporate governance advisory and compliance reviews. ODI regularly supports Slovenian strategically important companies, such as PETROL, Perutnina Ptuj and Cetis, with preparation of shareholders’ meetings and acts as a chairman of shareholders’ meetings.

Members

Ilić, Uroš (Head of Department)

Bončin Jamšek, Suzana

Ilić, Branko

Jan, Matjaž

Kos, Klemen

Mikolič, Primož

Mišic, Tine

Clients

FedEx Corporation

Generali CEE Holding B.V.

Hidria Group

KNAPP AG

MHP SE

MSIN d.o.o.

Perutnina Ptuj, d.d.

PETROL Slovenian energy company d.d., Ljubljana

TNT EXPRESS WORLDWIDE B.V.

Xpediator PLC

Industries

Banks

Construction & Materials

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Energy

Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers

Forestry & Paper

Government

Industrial Engineering

Insurance

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Private Clients / Individuals

Real Estate

Real Estate Finance

Retail

Software & Computer Services

Sports

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Telecommunications

Transportation

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Corporate/Commercial Department

ODI Law Firm

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Department location

Davčna ulica 1

Ljubljana

Central Slovenia

Slovenia

SI-1000

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Slovenia

Corporate/Commercial


Uroš Ilić
Band 2

Real Estate


Branko Ilić
Band 3