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Wolf Theiss

Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

Established corporate practice that works closely with the firm's offices throughout the CEE region to advise on cross-border M&A transactions. Assists with corporate restructuring, as well as corporate compliance and governance mandates. Acts for private equity funds on investments into the Hungarian market and the establishment of subsidiaries. Represents domestic and international clients from the energy and pharmaceutical sectors.

Strengths

Clients highlight the team's "precision, accuracy and ability to meet deadlines."

"They try to think with the client in a pragmatic way and try to find pragmatic solutions," another client observes.

Work highlights

Advised TA Associates on its USD61 million investment in Netrisk.

Notable practitioners

According to clients, János Tóth "makes sure that clients get answers really quickly." Tóth has considerable experience in transactions in the insurance, pharmaceutical and chemicals industries, often acting for private equity clients. He additionally acts on corporate restructuring.

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Overview

Our Corporate/M&A team regularly advises foreign investors in breaking new ground with their greenfield investments, or in their equity or asset acquisitions from existing businesses, as well as in setting up joint ventures with local partners.

Our reputation

The team members have many years of experience on the Hungarian legal market and have an outstanding knowledge of the local legal and business environment. By knowing the industry specifics we understand the business and the competitive context of our clients; enabling us to provide useful advice not only from a legal but from a business perspective as well.

Specialization

We not only handle large scale transactions efficiently, but treat even small matters with the required degree of attention and specialisation. In addition to transactional work, we advise our clients on various other aspects of corporate matters including associated litigation, merger control advice, environmental, data privacy, employment and IP related issues. We are one of the very few law firms in Hungary equipped to combine legal services with tax advisory, that is of utmost importance in M&A mandates.

Clientele

We provide client-focused and industry-driven tailor-made advice which is a key factor for the high quality of work that we are committed to delivering. Our clients include national and international corporations and financial institutions, private equity and other financial players on both buy side and sell side.

Members

Bálint, Norbert

Bódog, Zoltán

Budai, Ágnes

Eros, Akos

Ihász, Péter

Nádor, Judit

Tóth, János

Clients

ASSA ABLOY AB

Elanco Animal Health Inc.

Nimbus Investments CXXXII B.V.

Peek & Cloppenburg

Royal DSM

Steinhoff Europe

TA Associates

Tricentis GmbH

Industries

Agriculture

Automotive & Parts

Energy

FMCG

Funds

Manufacturing

Pharma and biotechnology

Private Equity

Telecommunications

Corporate/M&A 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

Corporate/M&A


János Tóth
Band 2