Tadeáš Matys, an associate of the Prague office and a member of the Banking and Finance Practice Group, joined White & Case in 2016.
In the area of loan financing, Tadeáš has represented both local and international clients: financial institutions and corporate groups in particular. In his practice, he focuses on, among others, real estate acquisition financing and project financing with insolvency and restructuring facets.
Tadeáš represented PPF Group, a Czech-founded investment group with investments in banking and financial services, telecommunications, biotechnology, insurance, real estate, and agriculture, on an agreement with Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. (CME) in connection with acquisition (including related financing) of CME, which operates television stations in Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia.
Tadeáš acted for ING Bank and other MLAs in connection with the financing in excess of CZK28bn of a high-profile public-to-private acquisition by a regional sponsor.
Tadeáš advised syndicate of banks led by Komerční banka, a.s. and Česká spořitelna, a.s. as mandated lead arrangers, to W.A.G. payment solutions, a.s. in connection with repayment of the existing indebtedness of the group, financing of envisaged acquisitions, capital expenditures and general corporate purposes of the group.
Tadeáš represented UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, a.s. in acquisition financing of Kotva, famous department store located in Prague. The building has been listed among Czech cultural monuments for its architectural and historic value. Opened in 1975, Kotva was for long among the largest department stores in Europe, and one of the most popular buildings in the Czech capital.
Tadeáš advised UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, a.s. with regard to the financing of a real estate portfolio owned by the Fidurock Fund in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.