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Europe Guide 2022
Hungary Corporate/M&A
3
Band 3

1 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Wolf Theiss

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.

Chambers Review

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Corporate/M&A - Hungary
3
Band 3
What the team is known for

Wolf Theiss frequently works closely alongside the firm's other CEE offices to handle large regional transactions. The team acts for clients from a broad range of sectors, including TMT, energy, healthcare and insurance, as well as representing private equity houses. The law firm advises on acquisitions, sales and restructuring mandates.

Work Highlights

Provided by Wolf Theiss
  • Advised Vienna Insurance Group on the Hungarian aspects of its acquisition of Aegon's insurance business in a number of European jurisdictions.

Notable Practitioners

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János Tóth
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János Tóth
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Band 2

János Tóth has a strong focus on transactions in the insurance, healthcare and renewable energy sectors. He assists clients with acquisitions, divestments and corporate reorganisations, and is additionally active on behalf of private equity firms. An interviewee reports that he is "easy to work with."

Ranked Lawyers at
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János Tóth
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Members

Provided by Wolf Theiss

Kinga Kajcsos

Norbert Bálint

Péter Ihász

Zoltán Bódog

Clients

Provided by Wolf Theiss

ASSA ABLOY

CPI Property Group

Elanco Animal Health

Nimbus Investments CXXXII

Peek & Cloppenburg

Royal DSM

Steinhoff Europe

TA Associates

Tricentis

Vienna Insurance Group

Industries

Provided by Wolf Theiss

Agriculture

Automotive

Consumer Goods

Energy

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Insurance

Life Sciences

Manufacturing

Pharma and Biotechnology

Private Equity

Telecommunications