VJT & Partners believes that advising on M&A transactions is more than providing just legal advice. Understanding the logic and dynamics of the industry sector in which the client and other participants operate is a prerequisite for success. We always dedicate our resources to understanding both the intentions and concerns of our clients, so we can provide bespoke advice tailored to our client's needs.
We advise clients on various international and Hungarian M&A transactions including acquisitions, disposals, mergers and demergers, from deal inception through due diligence and negotiations to post completion, with an absolute commitment to excellence in our work. The expertise of our multi-disciplinary team in all relevant areas, including corporate, commercial, competition, real estate, employment and regulatory, gives us the ability to provide a truly excellent service.
We have recently advised clients on numerous successful M&A transactions in the information technology, communications, food and transport industries.
As an M&A specialist lawyer, János Tamás advises international private equity, venture capital and strategic investors on their investments into Hungarian companies. Industries on which he regularly advises in relation to M&A activity include communications, software development, manufacturing, consumer goods, fast food, real estate, financial sector, laser technology, online and offline media, healthcare and biotechnology. He has been involved as lead counsel in over 60 investment and divestment transactions.
András has more than 15 years of experience in international M&A, restructuring and private equity transactions, as well as participation in a wide variety of project-related proceedings in all stages of such projects from due diligence to drafting and negotiating the terms of the transaction and legal assistance in closing the deal. The M&A projects András has worked on included both domestic and cross-border acquisitions as well as privatizations.
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Zoltán has more than 14 years of expertise in strategic M&A and private equity transactions. He has a diverse corporate and commercial practice, covering M&A transactions, commercial arrangements, and distribution, supply, agency, purchase and franchising agreements.
Legal 500 EMEA, 2017
Clients of VJT & Partners are full of praise for the ‘very reliable team’ of ‘true professionals’, who are ‘organised, expedient, accurate and flexible’. Corporate and M&A work form a cornerstone of the firm, which has a clear focus and specialism in cross-border work. András Lovretity has ‘an intricate understanding of the client’s business’. János Tamás Varga, Zoltán Csernus and Gábor Hacsi are also highly recommended.
Legal 500 EMEA, 2016
VJT & Partners wins plaudits for its ‘excellent quality, focus and outstanding understanding of clients’ needs’. János Tamás Varga, who is ‘business-minded and has the ability to see the big picture’, and the ‘precise and knowledgeable’ Zoltán Csernus advised on the Hungarian aspects of [...]’s acquisition of [...]. The group expanded in August 2015 with the arrival of ‘very good’ transactional lawyer András Lovretity, who was previously a freelance legal counsel.
Chambers Europe, 2017
"The junior lawyers support the seniors’ work very efficiently and can manage even the shortest deadlines."
"They have an exceptional understanding of business, a pragmatic and precise approach, and they give valuable input to the pure commercial points."
Chambers Global, 2017
"Proactive in seeking the best solution for the client. A well-prepared team, which provides a high level of legal service."