The key areas of the Firm’s recent mandates related to acquisition and take-over financings, securitization, property investment, development financing and bank lending in forms of project and syndicated loan financing. The team leader, Attila S Horváth, has been ranked as a leading finance lawyer in several publications (including all relevant Chambers and Partners Reports since 2004) and has been involved in several major cross border and local finance transactions over the past decade.
The senior attorneys of the Firm have been at the forefront of project finance in Hungary since the development of the first truly innovative finance structures in 1997. The lawyers assigned to represent clients thoroughly understand the key legal and business concepts in project finance and related thematic areas with creating transparent solutions based on clear structuring that serve the relevant client objectives.
Correspondingly, the Firm’s lawyers have been involved in all aspects of planning, construction, operation financing, restructuring and termination arising in the context of various financing schemes. In addition, the Firm frequently negotiates and documents complex regulatory and contractual arrangements and coordinates optimal tax strategies at request. The Firm’s relevant expertise covers a wide range of specialized finance related areas, including domestic power and energy projects, infrastructure and transportation projects, as well as telecommunication projects. The senior attorneys have acted as senior legal advisors to financiers in several of the largest PFI and PPP deals, including motorway construction loans and construction loans for various leisure centers and sport stadiums.
The Firm regularly provides advice on derivatives, capital markets and regulatory issues, including debt and equity finance, establishment and compliance for regulated market participants and other clients active in the financial markets.