Martin Mojžiš | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Martin Mojzis
Martin Mojzis

Martin Mojžiš

Associate, London

T +44 20 7532 1498

E mmojzis@whitecase.com

Overview

Martin Mojžiš is an associate in the Firm's Capital Markets group in London.

He has experience with representation of underwriters and issuers in relation to debt and equity capital markets transactions. Martin also has experience with representation of issuers in connection with restructuring of their financial indebtedness and certain other corporate transactions.

Bars and Courts

  • England and Wales

Education

  • MSc, Law and Accounting, London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
  • LLB (Hons), University of London, United Kingdom
  • Master of Laws, Comenius University, Slovak Republic
  • Bachelor of Laws, Comenius University, Slovak Republic
  • Diploma in English and European Union Law, University of Cambridge

Languages

  • Slovak
  • English

Experience

Restructuring of Alliance Bank and its merger with Temirbank and ForteBank (2014)

Represented Alliance Bank JSC on restructuring of certain of its financial indebtedness with value of U.S.$1.3 billion and on its merger with Temirbank JSC and ForteBank JSC, the first such bank merger in Kazakhstan.

Restructuring of BTA Bank (2012)

Represented BTA Bank JSC on restructuring of certain of its financial indebtedness with value in excess of U.S.$11.1 billion.

Acquisition Financing for Cabot's Acquisition of Marlin Financial Group (2014)

Represented Cabot Credit Management Limited, the largest manager and acquirer of defaulted consumer debt in the UK, in the £105 million bridge financing for its acquisition of Marlin Financial Group Limited, which was provided by a syndicate of banks led by J.P. Morgan, the subsequent consent solicitation in relation to the outstanding high yield notes issued by Marlin as well in connection with a high-yield bond offering of £175 million 6.5% senior secured notes due 2021.

High-Yield Bond Offering by Elior (2013)

Represented JP Morgan, Crédit Agricole, HSBC and Nomura, acting as initial purchasers, on an offering by Elior Finance & Co. S.C.A., of €350 million 6.50% senior secured notes due 2020.

Financing of Amaya's Acquisition of PokerStars (2014)

Represented GSO Capital Partners LP on its U.S.$600 million investment in convertible preferred shares of Amaya and U.S.$55 million investment in its common shares and GSO's participation in the first and second lien debt financing completed by Amaya for the purposes of financing its U.S.$4.9 acquisition of Oldford Group Limited, the owner and operator of PokerStars, the world's largest on-line poker platform.

Dual-Track Sale of Slovak Telekom (2015)

Represented Citi and J.P. Morgan (who acted as financial advisers and joint global coordinators) in connection with the dual-track sale of 49% stake in Slovak Telekom by the Slovak Republic. The sale process was run in parallel as an IPO with contemplated dual-listing on the London Stock Exchange and the Bratislava Stock Exchange and a direct sale. At the time of pricing the IPO, the transaction was converted into an M&A transaction and concluded as a direct sale of the shares to Deutsche Telekom AG, Slovak Telekom's controlling shareholder, for consideration of approximately €900 million.

Slovak Republic's Sovereign Bond Issuances

Represented the Slovak Republic or the joint lead managers on bond issuances by the Ministry of Finance of the Slovak Republic with an aggregate principal value in excess of EUR 15 billion.

Bond Offerings by SPP Infrastructure Group

Represented Citi, Raiffeisen Bank, RBS, Sberbank, Société Générale, UniCredit Bank and VTB Capital in connection with issuance by SPP – distribúcia, a.s., the owner and operator of the gas distribution network in the Slovak Republic, of its €500 million 2.62% notes due 2021. Represented Citi, ING, Societe Générale and UniCredit Bank in connection with issuance by SPP Infrastructure Financing B.V. of its €500,000,000 2.625% notes due 2025 guaranteed by eustream, a.s. The guarantor is the owner and operator of the gas transmission pipeline in the Slovak Republic.

Publications

  • Liability for Securities Offering Documents: Beyond the Province of the Prospectus Directive, Obiter Dicta, July 2011
  • Law Applicable to Proprietary Aspects of Securities, Obiter Dicta, January 2011