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Jakub Zavadil is an associate of the Prague office and a member of the M&A/Corporate and Tax practice team. Prior to joining White & Case, he worked with Ernst & Young’s corporate tax advisory group for more than two years.
Jakub focuses on mergers and acquisitions, acquisition structuring and Czech and international corporate tax advice.
He has been involved in many important M&A projects, advising both on corporate and complex tax and accounting issues. Jakub´s professional practice includes both the preparatory phase of acquisitions (the due diligence of target companies and the structuring of transactions) and acquisition and post-acquisition phase advisory services of a corporate and tax nature.
Jakub has been a licensed tax advisor in the Czech Republic since 2009.
Jakub has also successfully represented clients in tax litigation with the Czech tax authorities. During his practice, he has been involved in the representation of some of the leading companies in the real estate, manufacturing and energy sectors.
P3 Logistic Parks (P3) and TPG Real Estate, a leading global investment company (the previous owner of the P3 developer alongside Ivanhoé Cambridge), on the sale of P3 to GIC, a sovereign wealth fund established by the government of Singapore. With a transaction value of €2.4 billion, this represents the largest deal on the European real estate market in 2016, and the largest real estate deal ever in the Czech Republic.
Avast Software, an industry leading software security company, in the US$1.3 billion acquisition of AVG Technologies, a developer of business, mobile and PC device security software applications, by way of a public tender offer.
Avast Software and a selling shareholder consortium in the sale of a significant minority stake to CVC Capital Partners, one of the world's leading private equity and investment advisory firms.
Arx Equity Partners and Benson Oak on their exit from BOCHEMIE, a leading Czech producer of special chemical products.
Euroclinicum, the Czech hospital-to-occupational healthcare group owned by Tuffieh Funds, a Maltese private equity group, in the acquisition of the Czech arm of Medicover Group, one of the largest private medical facilities in the Czech Republic. The transaction covered three clinics in Prague and one in Brno.
UniCredit Bank Czech Republic, a.s. in the process of the merger with its subsidiary UniCredit CAIB Czech Republic a.s.
A real estate investor in connection with the restructuring of its real estate portfolio by way of its division into separate project companies.
Euromedic group in the post-acquisition restructuring of its Czech operating companies by way of consecutive mergers into a single entity.
Benson Oak group in the process of the spin-off de-merger of the automotive division of PLASTKOV AUTOMOTIVE a.s. into a newly established manufacturing company, PLASTKOV SYSTEMS s.r.o.
Arx CEE III LP and DBG Eastern Europe II LP in the restructuring of a group of private healthcare facilities specializing in laser eye and cataract surgery in the Czech Republic by merger into a single operating company.
Megatech group in the consolidation of its Czech operating entities active in the automotive industry by virtue of mergers by absorption into two separate companies.