Jan Stejskal | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Jan Stejskal

Associate, Prague

T +420 255 771 111

E jstejskal@whitecase.com

Overview

Jan Stejskal joined the Prague office of White & Case in 2011. After obtaining a degree in law and jurisprudence at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, he continued his legal studies by enrolling in a master's program in U.S. law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and subsequently successfully passed the New York State Bar examination. Mr. Stejskal is admitted as an English solicitor and qualified to practice law in the Czech Republic as a European Registered Lawyer.

Mr. Stejskal is a member of the M&A practice group focusing on private equity and private M&A. Due to his international and English law expertise, he primarily specializes in cross-border transactions with Czech aspects. In addition to transaction matters, Mr. Stejskal focuses on comparative work related to the application of foreign law in the Czech context (and vice versa), and coordinating cooperation with foreign legal advisors. In the area of capital markets, he has advised clients on numerous debt securities transactions, especially in connection with the establishment and updates of notes programs, and the pertinent issues under such programs. Mr. Stejskal is experienced in representing issuers and managers in domestic and international issues of securities.

Bars and Courts

  • Law Society of England and Wales
  • Czech Bar Association (Registered European Lawyer)
  • New York State Bar

Education

  • LLM, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, USA
  • MA, University of Cambridge, Trinity College, Cambridge, UK

Languages

  • Czech
  • English
  • French
  • Swedish

Experience

Owners of CGS Holding a.s., the Czech Republic-based rubber conglomerate with leading positions in agricultural and speciality tires as well as engineered polymer solutions, on its acquisition by Swedish industrial giant Trelleborg. The total cash consideration amounted to approximately EUR 1.16 billion on a cash and debt free basis.

Prologis, the leading global owner, operator and developer of industrial real estate, in the acquisition of industrial/warehouse portfolio in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland, comprising Rudna Park near Prague, Senec Distribution Center near Bratislava and Zeran Park near Warsaw, from a global real estate investment management firm.

TPG Capital and Ivanhoe Cambridge portfolio company PointPark Properties (P3), owner, developer and manager of European logistics properties, in the EUR 523 million purchase of a Czech logistics portfolio from two funds advised by Tristan Capital Partners and VGP. The value of this acquisition makes it one of the largest single logistics transactions in Europe in the past ten years, and the largest ever deal of its type in the Czech Republic.

RWE AG, a leading European electricity and gas company, in the approximate EUR 1.6 billion sale of its 100% share in NET4GAS, s.r.o., the Czech gas transmission system operator.

PPF a.s., one of the largest investment and finance groups in Central and Eastern Europe, with respect to its EUR 2.5 billion sale of a 49% stake in Generali PPF Holding, one of the largest insurers in CEE and CIS, to Generali. The deal also involved the PPF Group acquiring Generali PPF Holding’s insurance operations in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan for EUR 80 million.