Weinhold Legal advises on the sale of ŽPSV a.s.
Company: Weinhold Legal, v.o.s. advokátní kancelář
Weinhold Legal provided comprehensive legal advice to Obrascón Huarte Lain (OHL) group in connection with the sale of its majority stake in ŽPSV a.s., the largest Czech supplier of concrete products for the building industry specializing in transport structures (railways, roads) and ground works, to the German group of Leonhard Moll AG. ŽPSV a.s.’s turnover last year was over CZK 1.5 billion, generating a profit of CZK 75 million. In addition to railway sleepers, ŽPSV also produces in its six production plants in the Czech Republic prefabricated halls and bridges and is active in other areas of construction.
The complex legal services related to this transaction included advice on the transactional structure, drafting and negotiating all contractual documentation, arranging for merger control clearance and closing assistance.
The Weinhold Legal team was led by partner Ondřej Havránek
, in cooperation with managing attorney-at-law Jan Turek
and attorneys-at-law Michaela Koblasová, Tereza Hošková and Václav Smetana.
About Weinhold Legal
Ever since the establishment of its Prague office in 1996, the legal practice of Weinhold Legal has maintained a strong presence on the Czech market. The law firm currently boasts a team of more than forty highly-qualified experts. Weinhold Legal has been selected as the winner in the Corporate Law category in the LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR 2017 awards, held under the auspices of the Minister of Justice of the Czech Republic and the Czech Bar Association. Weinhold Legal has been highly ranked in international client guides to the best law firms on the market today, among them Legal 500, Chambers and Partners, and IFLR. Weinhold Legal was selected by the UK magazine ACQ as Banking and Finance Law Firm of the year in Czech Republic in 2017 and 2018. Weinhold Legal has won the Acquisition International Awards: Best Litigation & Arbitration Law Practice in the Czech Republic in 2018, Czech Domestic Disputes Law firm of the Year in 2017 in Commercial Law, Best for Dispute Resolution in 2017.
Weinhold Legal has also been selected as the winner in the categories of Real Estate and Infrastructure Funds – Lawyer of the Year - Czech Republic, as part of the Finance Monthly Law Awards 2017; as the winner of the category Corporate Governance – Law Firm of the Year - Czech Republic and Data Protection – Lawyer of the Year – Slovakia as part of the Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards 2017; as the winner in the categories of Mergers and Acquisitions - Lawyer of the Year - Czech Republic.