Selected References - Hungary

The Hungarian experience of Mécs/Csákay partners include:

  • representing a Hungarian bank in the sale and subsequent lease of its head office and sale of various properties in its portfolio
  • representing French interests in connection with the development of retail shopping complexes with responsibility for all aspects of the development of the sites in Hungary including, the obtaining of all building permits, drafting and negotiation of all construction contracts with architects, engineers and other construction professionals, the drafting and negotiation of all infrastructure agreements, drafting and negotiation of all other building contracts and drafting and negotiation of all leases
  • general counsel to the Hungarian subsidiary of an international finance leasing group (AT&T) in setting up its business and in all finance and operating lease activities in Hungary, including the preparation of its leasing packages and related financing instruments
  • represented the Hungarian subsidiary of an international media group in connection with the financial leasing of all of its motor cars
  • represented the Hungarian subsidiary of a Belgian company involved in the food industry in connection with the financial leasing of all of its motor cars
  • represented hoteliers in the negotiation of the long-term lease contract of an apartment hotel to be built to their specifications including advice on related construction and real estate matters
  • represented Deloitte & Touche (DRT) Hungary, as liquidator of YBL Bank
  • represented Deloitte & Touche Hungary in connection with the reorganisation and sale of the Barneval group
  • represented Kereskedelmi Bank in several mandates  including:
  •     the reorganisation and privatisation processes for Phylaxia Pharmaceuticals concluding in a successful compromise with creditors within the framework of a bankruptcy
  •     the reorganisation of the DEKO group of companies involved in food processing and canning including structuring and completion of the financing offered by the Bank
  •     the reorganisation of various companies in the poultry industry,  including sector analysis, the selection of companies for support and the prioritisation of resource allocation  particularly with respect to Kiskunhalas and Törökszentmiklós
  •     the operation and subsequent acquisition of the Nagyatád Canning factory from the liquidator
  •     structuring and negotiation of the financing package offered to finance the purchasers of the assets of Pannonglas Rt.
  • advice to OTP Bank on its documentation for use in connection with syndicated lending
  • represented MBFB in connection with the reorganisation of  Hazai Fésüs Fonógyár
  • counsel to the lead Hungarian bank in connection with structuring and negotiation of the syndicated term loan agreement offered to a tenderer in connection with the Hungarian State Property and Privatisation Agency (ÁPVRt.) call for tenders in the privatisation of  a major Hungarian manufacturing concern
  • Hungarian counsel to a major telecommunications group in connection with their commercial, corporate and financing matters in Hungary
  • counsel to a Hungarian financial institution specialised in work-outs in the realisation of its secured debt and the restructing of the debtor company
  • representing Canadian interests in connection with their bid to acquire a copper mine from  ÁPVRt.
  • representing a venture capital fund in connection with selected investments in Hungarian businesses.
  • represented  Dutch interests (well established in the Western European market with sales of over US$ 2 billion) in connection with a potential investment in a Hungarian company engaged in the manufacture of textiles
  • represented Canadian and British interests, each with multi-national operations in  telecommunications, in connection with the establishment of a joint venture in the field of telecommunications in Hungary
  • represented American investors in connection with joint ventures in Hungary concerned with energy production
  • represented a pharmaceutical company, in connection with all foreign trade aspects of their business including  licensing of know-how 
  • represented Central European University/ Közép-Európai Egyetem in connection with construction  matters concerning university buildings
  • represented a Canadian tenderer in connection with the construction of the ORFK building and in this regard participated in all aspects of the tender preparation, including all legal aspects of construction
  • general counsel to the Hungarian subsidiary of an international automobile manufacturer in connection with the import and country-wide distribution of its products
  • general counsel to the Hungarian subsidiaries of  an international group manufacturing  electrical and electronic components for the automotive industry providing advice on general corporate and commercial issues and manufacturing specific issues relating to  outsourcing and the operation of  customs free zones
  • general counsel to leading Hungarian entity  involved in  document storage
  • general counsel to Hungary's leading animation studio
  • represented a major stock exchange in advising on  Hungarian securities law
  • acted as Hungarian counsel in advising on custodian services (for cash and securities) to be provided by a major international financial institution in Hungary
  • Hungarian counsel to a foreign financial institution in the recovery of the proceeds of fraudulently negotiated instruments
  • general counsel to the Hungarian subsidiary of one of the world's largest exhibitors of films in connection with the set-up of its business, acquisition of sites for and operation of its Hungarian theatres
  • representing French interests involved in heating technology
  • advising a French owned Hungarian company involved in the operating of industrial incinerators on environmental and competition issues
  • special counsel to international franchise chain on its off-shore Hungarian holding
  • counsel to multi-national company operating in the food and beverage industry.
  • general counsel to the Hungarian subsidiaries of an international publicly listed group involved in the publication and distribution of classified ads through print and electronic media including advice on corporate, financings, acquisitions,  labour, trade marks and  internet matters.
  • advising a Hungarian master franchisee on the acquisition, development, and financing of new locations as well as on its corporate structure
  • general counsel to the Hungarian subsidiary of a international group manufacturing specialized windows providing advice on all matters relating to their Hungarian operation including corporate,  promotions, competition, labour, trade marks etc.
  • counsel to the Hungarian subsidiary of an international group providing logistics support to the computer industry.