Magdaléna Lajdová

Associate, Prague



Magdaléna Lajdová is an associate of the Prague office and a member of the Banking and Finance practice group. Magdaléna joined the Prague office of White & Case during her studies as a legal intern.

Magdaléna is a graduate of the Faculty of Law of Charles University (where her diploma thesis was on financial law); during her studies, she also obtained a diploma in English law from the British Law Centre based at the University of Cambridge.

Prior to joining White & Case, Magdaléna gained professional experience at law firms focusing on commercial law.

At White & Case, Magdaléna has provided advisory services under the leadership of her senior colleagues to financial institutions, whereas she was involved in providing legal advice throughout the entire transaction process.

Bars and Courts
Czech Bar Association
Faculty of Law
Charles University
Diploma in English Law
University of Cambridge


Advised a club of eight international commercial banks and international financial institutions in connection with a financing of up to €291 million for the construction of the 461MW VIFOR wind farm in Romania, which, once fully constructed and operational, will be one of Europe's largest onshore wind farms. This transaction is the first financing for Rezolv Energy, an Actis platform.

Represented Komerční banka, a.s., as lead arranger, agent, and security agent and lender, and UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, a.s., as arranger and lender, on the EUR 100,000,000 financing for CTP Vlněna (member of CTP Group).

Representation of Carlyle fund on the financing of its acquisition of Meopta Optika (Meopta), a leading manufacturer of optical, opto-mechanical and optoelectronic products used in the industrial, military and consumer markets, with operations in Czech Republic, Carlyle's investment will support Meopta's growth plans by increasing its focus on research and development, expanding its international presence and improving its operations, and is Carlyle's largest investment in the Czech Republic to-date.

Advising UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, a.s. in connection with an up to EUR 112,000,000 financing regarding refinancing of certain indebtedness in connection with the acquisition of an SPV owning shopping mall "Arkády Pankrác" in Prague by Trigea, a Czech real estate fund.

Representation of UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, a.s. and Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberoesterreich Aktiengesellschaft in connection with financing provided to Máj Národní a.s. in connection with reconstruction and development of multi-purpose center Máj, located in Prague.