Václav Kubr

Partner, Prague

Biography

“He is incredibly switched-on. We really value all the hard work he has done for us.”
Chambers Europe, 2018

Overview

Václav Kubr is a partner of the Prague office, who primarily specializes in the areas of real estate and corporate law. He has led teams on various real estate development projects, real estate acquisitions and joint ventures and other property transactions. He has also advised clients on a number of real estate financing projects. 

Václav has advised on some of the biggest real estate transactions in the Czech Republic and CEE region to-date. He has been recognized as a leading lawyer in real estate by Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 and IFLR1000.

Bars and Courts
Czech Bar Association
Education
JD
Charles University, Faculty of Law

Prague, Czech Republic

Master's Degree
Charles University, Faculty of Law

Prague, Czech Republic

Languages
Czech
English

Experience

CTP, a leading commercial real estate developer and manager of business parks in Central & Eastern Europe, on the €450 million sale of a Czech logistics portfolio to Deka Immobilien, the largest German institutional investor. 

P3 Logistic Parks (P3) and leading global investment company TPG Real Estate, on the sale of P3 to GIC, a sovereign wealth fund established by the government of Singapore. With a transaction value of €2.4, this represented the largest deal in the Czech Republic.

Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) in connection with the disposal of a portfolio of logistics and light industrial assets in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

M7 Real Estate, the pan-European investor and asset manager, in connection with the acquisition of Oregon House, a modern office building in Prague, Czech Republic, from CACEIS Bank Deutschland GmbH, as well as the subsequent sale of the property to BHS German Real Estate Fund.

Shinhan Investment Corporation, the global-leading South Korea-based investment manager, advised by Mint Investments, one of the leading real estate investors in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, on the acquisition of Florenc Office Center, a Class A office building in Prague, and the headquarters of KPMG in the Czech Republic.

Cromwell Property Group within the disposal of Galerie Butovice shopping center in Prague 5 to the Czech real estate fund Investika.

Red Group, a privately held niche commercial real estate development company active in the Czech Republic for over twenty years, in connection with the sale of (i) The Orchard commercial office park in central Ostrava, (ii) two industrial projects in Stará Boleslav and Letňany, (iii) the Nagano Office Park in Prague, and (iv) the Orchard Hotel in Ostrava.

Klepierre in connection with the disposal of the Novodvorska Plaza shopping center in Prague to Bluehouse Capital, a private equity real estate investment management firm focused on Central and Southeastern Europe.

ČSOB (a KBC Bank subsidiary in the Czech Republic) in the development and construction of the second building for the group’s headquarters in the Czech Republic. Previously, Václav Kubr was a member of the team that prepared the structure of the project for the development and construction of the first building for the bank´s new headquarters in Prague. With over 80,000 square meters, the CSOB headquarters became the largest administrative building in Prague.

Erste Group Bank AG, Česká spořitelna, a.s., UniCredit S.p.A., UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, a.s., Société Générale S.A. and Komerční banka, a.s., as mandated lead arrangers, in connection with syndicated financing provided to CTP Group, one of the largest industrial developers in the CEE region, for the purposes of refinancing the existing financial indebtedness of certain property companies within CTP Group that operate logistics parks in the Czech Republic. At the amount of €1.9 billion, this is one of the largest real estate financings in the CEE region.

Awards and Recognition

Ranked as "Highly regarded" in Real Estate Acquisitions
(IFLR 1000, 2019)

Ranked as "Highly regarded" in Project development
(IFLR 1000, 2019)

Leading Individual in Real Estate & Construction in the Czech Republic
(Legal 500, 2019)

Band 2 in Real Estate in the Czech Republic
(Chambers Europe, 2019)