Hungary: Successful IPO – LKT Provides Hungarian Law Advice To Mid Europa Partners In Relation To The IPO Of Waberer’s International Nyrt
Last Updated: 14 July 2017

Leading Hungarian law firm Lakatos, Köves and Partners provides Hungarian law advice to Mid Europa Partners in relation to the IPO of Waberer's International Nyrt., one of Europe's largest haulage and logistics companies.

Hungarian law firm Lakatos, Köves and Partners (LKT) advises Mid Europa Partners on Hungarian law aspects of the IPO of WABERER'S INTERNATIONAL Nyrt (WABERER'S). White & Case's London and Prague office acted as international legal advisor.

Trading WABERER'S shares on the Budapest Stock Exchange started on 6 July 2017 in the Equities Prime category. With a market capitalisation of approx. HUF 90 billion, WABERER'S is the sixth largest company on the Budapest Stock Exchange. WABERER'S IPO is Hungary's biggest public listing in more than a decade.

LKT's team, comprising Péter Lakatos (managing partner), Pál Rahóty (counsel), Balázs Fazakas, Judit Zalán-Lipák, Balázs Kántor and Gyula Rátz (associates) advised on all Hungarian law aspects throughout the IPO process, including advice in relation to the preparation of the stock exchange prospectus and assistance in the regulatory approval and BSE listing processes.

LKT lead partner Péter Lakatos commented: "We are proud that our team was able to contribute to the successful listing of Waberer's shares on the Budapest Stock Exchange. We also helped to develop the Hungarian regulatory environment and practice to enable the implementation of recently developed market solution on the Budapest market. Our team's diligence contributed to the timely completion of all legal steps in this complicated and time critical capital markets project."

The White & Case team comprised Petr Hudec (partner), Philip Broke (partner), Ian Clark (partner), Erik Illmann and Eva Svoboda (associates).

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