Tadeáš Matys, an associate of the Prague office and a member of the Debt Finance Practice Group, joined White & Case in 2016.
During his studies, Tadeáš participated in the 22nd and 23rd Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition as a member of the Charles University team, which made it as far as the round of 32. When studying at the University of Sheffield, Tadeáš also participated in the NLS-Trilegal International Arbitration Moot Competition, winning a major individual award.
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.
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.
Advising 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.
Advising a club of banks including Česká spořitelna, a.s., Komerční banka, a.s. and Citibank Europe plc, a branch in connection with the financing of Notino, s.r.o.
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.
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.