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Wolf Theiss

Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for

Frequently acts on cross-border matters, representing both foreign and domestic clients. Assists with mandates relating to refinancing and mortgage agreements. Advises on project finance and acquisition finance matters, and also has experience in banking regulatory issues. Additionally deals with amendments to credit facility agreements and loan portfolio acquisitions.

Notable practitioners

Melinda Pelikán assists with the restructuring of existing loan facilities and non-performing loan portfolio transactions. She also acts on development finance mandates. Pelikán is "highly experienced and exceptionally responsive," according to a client, who also notes that "she focuses on our needs and offers feasible solutions that are aligned with our business interests."

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Overview

Our Reputation

Our banking and finance team draws on deep banking product expertise and works with our other specialist teams to develop innovative solutions for our clients, often incorporating complex financing techniques that lead the industry.

Specialisation

We frequently assist clients in the areas of project finance, real estate finance, acquisition finance and private equity, as well as refinancing, financial restructuring and sale of non-performing loans. Our team provides a high standard of advice with in-depth industry knowledge and the notable ability to speak the language of the bankers. We offer a full-coverage approach by working together with other expert groups in our firm; representing the 'finance leg' of mandates.

As the regulatory framework for generating electricity from renewable energy sources is changing, we put a special focus on advising clients on financing such projects.

Clientele

We advise the biggest Hungarian and international banks, insurance companies, funds and other financial services institutions as well as borrowers and customers on issues from commercial lending, project financing and private equity to regulatory work, takeovers, credit-linked notes and securitisation.

Members

Faludi, Zoltán

Pelikán, Melinda

Clients

Erste Group Bank

OTP Bank

The Export-Import Bank of China

UniCredit Bank

Industries

Banks

Financial Institutions

Private Equity

Banking & Finance Department

Wolf Theiss

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Department location

Kalvin ter 12-13

Kalvin Center

4th Floor

Budapest

Budapest, Capital City

Hungary

H 1085

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Hungary

Banking & Finance


Melinda Pelikán
Band 3