Press releases

Milan Polák and Zbyšek Kordač elected to the Czech Bar Association’s bodies

25.09.2017

At the General Assembly of the Czech Bar Association held on 22 September 2017, two senior attorneys-at-law of Weinhold Legal were elected to the Czech Bar Association’s bodies. Zbyšek Kordač has been elected as a new member of the Supervisory Council of the Czech Bar Association, and Milan Polák has been re-elected as a member of the Disciplinary Commission of the Czech Bar Association.

This selection brings a significant potential for both colleagues to contribute to future developments of legal profession in Czechia. Weinhold Legal´s team is very proud to be represented by these outstanding lawyers at the supreme bodies of the Czech Bar Association. 

American Chamber of Commerce for Czech Republic held a panel discussion hosted by Daniel Weinhold on topic regarding Public procurement: from the cost to the value

31.03.2017

On March 30, 2017, American Chamber of Commerce for Czech Republic held a panel discussion on topic regarding Public procurement: from the cost to the value

Panel discussion was hosted by Daniel Weinhold from the law firm Weinhold Legal.

http://www.amcham.cz/news/public-procurement-from-the-cost-to-the-value

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Weinhold Legal advised the sellers on sale of Princip a.s. to Eurowag

20.02.2017

Weinhold Legal provided comprehensive legal advice to the sellers in respect of disposal of shares in the company Princip a.s., the Czech market leader in telematics and a prominent producer of GPS/GPRS fleet management units, to W.A.G payment solutions (Eurowag) – one of the largest European providers of payment solutions for road mobility.

Complex legal services in relation to the transaction included among others advice on transactional structure, corporate restructuring, drafting and negotiating contractual documentation, and closing assistance.

The Weinhold Legal team was led by partner Daniel Weinhold, in cooperation with managing attorney-at-law Dalibor Šimeček and with attorney-at-law Václav Štraser.

Weinhold Legal advises Bohemia Sekt on sale of its liquor business to Stock Plzeň

13.10.2016

Weinhold Legal provided comprehensive legal assistance to Bohemia Sekt, one of the leading producers of sparkling wines and still wines in Central and Eastern Europe, in connection with the sale of its liquor business to Stock Plzeň, the market leader in the Czech Republic producing the finest traditional spirits and bitters.

Our complex legal services included among others advice on transactional structure and negotiating contractual documentation governed by Czech law.
The Weinhold Legal team was led by partner Ondřej Havránek, in cooperation with Dalibor Šimeček and Václav Smetana, attorneys-at-law, and others.
Ondřej Havránek commented on the transaction: "We are pleased to assist in such a prestigious transaction where both parties are market leaders with high reputations."

Weinhold Legal celebrates 20th anniversary

15.09.2016

Weinhold Legal (WL) celebrated its twentieth anniversary with its clients and business partners at a Garden Party in the magical garden of Velkopřevorský Palace in Malá Strana.

The participants were inspired by the garden wall, which in recent decades has become the Lennon Wall. They left messages and wishes to WL and its lawyers on the LEGAL wall which had been installed in the garden especially for the party.

Daniel Weinhold reminded our guests that the WL team was among the first pioneers of multidisciplinary advisory services provided together with tax, transaction and other EY advisory groups and this concept is still very successful.

Weinhold Legal advises ITAKA group on acquisition of the oldest Czech travel agency ČEDOK

10.08.2016

Weinhold Legal provided comprehensive legal advice to the Polish group ITAKA, the biggest travel agency active on the Polish market, in respect of the acquisition of the oldest and the most famous Czech travel agency ČEDOK. ČEDOK has been on the market continuously since 1920.

Our complex legal services in relation to the acquisition of ČEDOK included among others advice on transactional structure, legal due diligence and negotiating contractual documentation governed by Czech law.

The Weinhold Legal team was led by partner Ondřej Havránek, in cooperation with managing attorney-at-law Ondřej Havlíček and others. Ondřej Havránek commented on the transaction: "We are very pleased to have assisted in the transaction involving one of the famous Czech travel agencies. The structuring of the transaction to ensure the further development of the travel agency was a valuable experience for us."

WEINHOLD LEGAL ASSISTED IN AN EURO BILLION TRANSACTION INVOLVING ELIT AND AUTO KELLY

06.01.2016

Weinhold Legal provided legal services to LKQ Corporation - a leading US distributor of auto parts and accessories - in connection with the acquisition of Rhiag-Inter Auto Parts group from the private equity group Apax Partners. Rhiag-Inter Auto Parts group includes the leading distributors of auto parts in the Czech Republic and Slovakia - ELIT Group and Auto Kelly.

The announced deal value was 1.04 billion euros. Weinhold Legal´s team led by Daniel Weinhold and Dušan Kmoch provided legal services that included Czech and Slovak legal aspects of the transaction, including extensive legal due diligence. K&L Gates advised LKQ Corp. on other aspects of the transaction.