Danica Šebestová's practice focus is financial services, M&A and general corporate matters

    Her finance experience includes representing major financial institutions in real estate, corporate and export financings and solving problematic loans, both locally and internationally. Danica also represents real estate funds in development and acquisition financings throughout Central and Eastern Europe.


    Recently, Danica has been travelling to the Middle East where she is advising clients on economic sanctions regimes.

    Danica's corporate experience includes mergers and acquisitions, and assisting large international clients with corporate and commercial matters on an ongoing basis.

    Danica is a member of the Czech Bar Association, the Slovak Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association.

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    • Representing a Czech bank in connection with €85 million financing of food chain companies in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Belgium.
    • Advising clients in the Middle East on economic sanctions regimes.
    • Representing an investor in acquisition of an office building in Prague.
    • Advising global provider of online loans on day-to-day Czech law regulatory and corporate matters including e-money, anti-money laundering, privacy and data protection.
    • Representing a Czech bank in export financing in Lebanon.
    • Advising a Czech commercial bank and a Slovak commercial bank in connection with €60 million refinancing of acquisition costs and working capital/acquisition financing provided by the banks to leading telecommunication operator in Slovakia.
    • Representing a Czech bank in refinancing of a leading European frozen products company.
    • Advising Slovak and Czech branches of a US-based tire manufacturing company on the €550 million multinational refinancing of revolving credit facilities (including an increase of the facilities amount) provided by a syndicate of banks with J.P. Morgan Europe Limited, as administrative agent, and JPMorgan Chase Bank, as collateral agent to the client. We also advised clients on Czech and Slovak law matters in connection with multinational refinancing.
    • Representing one of the world's largest real estate investment management firms in several refinancings of its acquisition financings of office, retail and shopping centers in Prague, Liberec and Budapest, Zalaegerszeg and Nyíregyháza in Hungary.
    • Advising a Czech bank on export financing regarding the sale of production lines in the automotive industry to a Russia-based borrower insured by EXIM Bank.
    • Representing an international investor in the acquisition financing of a 5-star hotel and retail complex in the center of Prague; advising on day-to-day management of the complex.
    • Advising an institutional private equity fund on the acquisition of several companies in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic, including conducting comprehensive legal due diligence, advising on specific aspects of potential acquisitions relating to special nature of acquired companies and negotiating English law share purchase agreement.
    • Representing a Czech bank in connection with club financial restructuring of a major chemical producer in the Czech Republic.

    Education

    • University of Michigan, LL.M., 2004
    • Comenius University in Bratislava, Mgr., 2000

    Admissions

    • Czech Republic, 2007
    • New York, 2005

    Languages

    • Slovak
    • Czech
    • English
    • Recommended in The Legal 500 EMEA 2018 in banking, finance and capital markets, Czech Republic and Slovakia
    • Recommended in The Legal 500 EMEA 2015, 2016 and 2018 in Czech Republic
    • Recommended in The Legal 500 EMEA 2018 in banking, finance and capital markets, Czech Republic and Slovakia
    • Recommended in The Legal 500 EMEA 2015, 2016 and 2018 in Czech Republic

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