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December, 2017

Karanović & Nikolić Advised Societe Generale Srbija

Societe Generale Acquires Jubanka’s Credit Portfolio

Karanović & Nikolić advised on Societe Generale Srbija’s acquisition of a part of Jubanka’s credit portfolio – which included housing and cash credits, credit cards, as well as credits for small and medium-sized enterprises. Societe Generale Srbija is now the third largest bank in Serbia in terms of credit volume. The Karanović & Nikolić team […]

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December, 2017

Karanović & Nikolić At The Competition Law In The Energy Sectors Conference

SEEPEX – Serbian Experience

Miloš Vučković, Senior Partner at Karanović & Nikolić, held a presentation on the 4th of December at the Competition Law in the Energy Sectors conference in Vienna. The event was organized by the Energy Community and it featured representatives from various European countries, as well as legal experts and professionals from the energy sector. The main […]

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December, 2017

Karanović & Nikolić Advised OTP Bank

OTP Bank Buys Vojvođanska Banka

Hungary’s OTP Bank bought Vojvođanska Banka, as well as NGB Leasing and the National Bank of Greece’s corporate loan portfolio in Serbia. This is one of the biggest recent banking transactions in the region and it was closed on Friday, the 1st of December in Belgrade. Karanović & Nikolić, in cooperation with the global law firm Weil, Gotshal […]

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November, 2017

Karanović & Nikolić Hosts The 12th Traditional Conference On Competition Law

Competition and Competitiveness Conference Held in Belgrade

Karanović & Nikolić, together with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom, hosted the Competition and Competitiveness conference on the 28th of November, 2017, at the Metropol Palace hotel, Belgrade. The conference represents a traditional yearly gathering of experts from the business and legal community, as well as key regulators and stakeholders, to discuss the most important issues and practical […]

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October, 2017

The Agreement on the Financing of the Largest Windfarm in The Western Balkans Si...

Karanović & Nikolić Advised IFC and EBRD

Karanović & Nikolić advised the IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on the EUR 215 million financing of Čibuk 1, developed by Vetroelektrane Balkana. The facility agreement was signed in Belgrade, on the 16th of October, 2017. The Karanović & Nikolić legal team – led by Maja […]

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October, 2017

Karanović & Nikolić Advised Central Asia Metals

Central Asia Metals Acquires Lynx Resources And SASA Mine

Macedonian lawyers cooperating with Karanović & Nikolić advised Central Asia Metals (CAML) in the acquisition of Lynx Resources, which operates the SASA zinc-lead mine in Macedonia. UK-based CAML agreed to purchase a 100% interest in Lynx Resources from Orion Co-investments III and Fusion Capital for EUR 340 million, making it the new owner of one […]

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October, 2017

Karanović & Nikolić Launches The Academy

The Academy – Internal Training and Development Programme

With people development being our strategic priority, it is our pleasure to announce that Karanović & Nikolić launched The Academy – a comprehensive educational programme meant for the internal training and development of both legal and non-legal professionals. With some of the most experienced and talented lawyers, HR and soft skills experts in the region […]

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October, 2017

Karanović & Nikolić Advises On AmSpec’s Acquisition Of Agri Services

AmSpec’s Continues Expansion into the Agri-Market

Karanović & Nikolić advised AmSpec on the acquisition of Agri Services doo – an inspection and testing company serving the Agricultural and Petroleum market in the Danube region from their locations in Serbia and Hungary. The acquisition of Agri Services shows AmSpec’s continued expansion into the Agri-market and is yet another strategic step for the […]

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October, 2017

Karanović & Nikolić Advises the City of Belgrade and IFC

Signing The Landmark PPP For The Vinča Waste Treatment Project

Karanović & Nikolić advised in the signing of the biggest PPP project in Serbia for the landfill remediation and development of the waste treatment facility in Belgrade, Vinča. The Belgrade Secretariat for Environmental Protection, the company “Beočista Energija” and the French–Japanese consortium, SUEZ Groupе – I-Environment Investments limited, signed a public-private partnership for the financing, construction, operation […]

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September, 2017

Karanović & Nikolić Chosen as the Number One Legal Service provider in Serbia ...

Karanović & Nikolić Wins The 2017 Euromoney Real Estate Survey

Karanović & Nikolić wins the 13th annual Euromoney Real Estate Survey in the Advisors and Consultants category. Among 2462 valid responses that were submitted this year, Karanović & Nikolić was chosen as the Number One Legal Service provider in Serbia in the Real Estate industry. The renowned Euromoney magazine was created in 1969, originally to cover the re-emergence […]

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September, 2017

Karanović & Nikolić Advises On The Financing Of Malibunar Wind Park

Elicio Finances Malibunar Wind Park in the Ammount of 9.8 Million EUR

Karanović & Nikolić advised the Belgian renewable energy group, Elicio NV, on the 9.8 million euro financing of the Malibunar wind park. UniCredit Bank Serbia​ and Electrawinds Mali WF d.o.o, a Serbian subsidiary 100% owned by Elicio, signed a long-term financing agreement for the development, construction and operation of the wind park located in South Banat. UniCredit Bank […]

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September, 2017

Karanović & Nikolić Announces New Partner

Alexander Poels Joins As Partner And Director Of International Relations

​​We are pleased to announce that Alexander Poels joined Karanović & Nikolić as Partner and Director of International Relations. With 13 years of international professional experience as a corporate/M&A legal advisor and executive director in a large regional Central and Eastern European law firm, Alexander will be a welcome addition to the team. His role will […]

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August, 2017

Another Recognition for Karanović & Nikolić

Rastko Petaković Wins The 2017 EMEA Emerging Leaders Award

Rastko Petaković, the Managing Partner of Karanović & Nikolić, is the winner of the EMEA Emerging Leaders Award in the Legal Professional category! Organized by the M&A Advisor, these awards are globally renowned for their presentation and recognition of outstanding professionals in the fields of M&A and finance. In their seventh year now, the Emerging Leaders Awards have […]

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June, 2017

Karanović & Nikolić Advises On Teraplast’s Acquisition Of Interlemind

Teraplast Acquired Interlemind for EUR 4.3 Million

The Karanović & Nikolić legal practice advised Teraplast Bistrita (TRP), the largest PVC processor in Romania, in the acquisition of Interlemind, a Serbian producer of sandwich panels, by means of public auction of the bankruptcy estate. The value of the acquisition is 4.3 million euros, while Teraplast’s planned investment in Serbia amounts to EUR 11 million. This includes […]

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June, 2017

Dragan Karanović Received a Special Award from CEE Legal Matters

Dragan Karanović Named The Market Maker For Serbia

Dragan Karanović, a Founding Partner at Karanović & Nikolić, was named the Market Maker for Serbia, on the 1st of June, by CEE Legal Matters — the widely-read source of news and information about lawyers and legal markets of Central and Eastern Europe. This is a special lifetime achievement award given to a senior lawyer identified by […]

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June, 2017

Karanović & Nikolić Launches a New Publication

The Fourth Edition In The Focus On Energy Series

Karanović & Nikolić is proud to present the Fourth Edition in the Focus on Energy series. We bring you a number of interesting stories and articles, analysing in detail the situation and trends in the Energy sector in Southeast Europe. The articles in the book focus mainly on the countries of former Yugoslavia – Bosnia […]

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March, 2017

Karanović & Nikolić is the Law Firm of The Year of Eastern Europe and the Balk...

Karanović & Nikolić Wins The Lawyer Award

The Lawyer Magazine, a weekly British magazine for top Commercial Lawyers and In-House Counsel, has named Karanović & Nikolić law firm of the year for Eastern Europe and the Balkans during their annual European Awards ceremony on March 16, 2017 in London. The awards, now in their eighth year, were the first initiative of their kind to reward and […]

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March, 2017

Karanović & Nikolić Supports EFSE Extension Of Investment Portfolio

EFSE Financed UniCredit Bank Serbia with EUR 20 Million

We are pleased to announce that Karanović & Nikolić team has supported the European Fund for Southeast Europe (EFSE) in a recently closed extension of the investment portfolio of EFSE to UniCredit Bank Serbia. The transaction involved new EUR 20 million financing of UniCredit Bank Serbia, which will serve to finance housing loans for private […]

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January, 2017

Promotion of New Generation of Senior Partners

New Senior Partners Announced

Karanović & Nikolić is pleased and proud to announce the promotion of a new generation of Senior Partners – Milan Lazić, Marjan Poljak and Darko Jovanović. Milan Lazić joined the firm as an Associate in 2007 after having spent three years at the Commercial Court in Belgrade. The combination of his outstanding legal skills, responsiveness and professional manner paved the way for his […]

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January, 2017

Rastko Petaković Elected as Managing Partner

New Managing Partner Announced

​Karanović & Nikolić is pleased to announce that Rastko Petaković has been elected as Managing Partner. Rastko takes over the firm’s leading position from Dejan Nikolić who served as Managing Partner until 2016. Rastko’s dedication and energy was evident from the beginning of his career when he joined the firm as a legal trainee back […]

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