TSkoumal

Tomáš Skoumal

Partner
Baker & McKenzie s.r.o., advokátní kancelář

Biography

Tomáš Skoumal heads the Firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Department in Prague. He has been recognized for his proficiency in his area of practice by Chambers Global, Legal 500, PLC Which Lawyer and International Financial Law Review.

Practice Focus

Mr. Skoumal has vast experience with all aspects of M&A, private equity and corporate restructuring. He also provides sound and insightful advice on corporate and acquisitions finance.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Acted for the Bidvest Group on acquisition of two food processing and distribution companies - Nowaco Czech Republic s.r.o. (in the Czech Republic) and Farutex Sp.z o.o. (in Poland).
  • Acted for Sika AG and its Czech subsidiary in connection with the acquisition of the business of Panbex group (a CEE market leader in cementious flooring systems) in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Romania and Serbia.
  • Acted for the seller in connection with sale of 100 percent of Radiokomunikace a.s. and 39.2 percent of T-Mobile Czech Republic a.s. to a consortium of private equity investors.
  • Acted for Aqualia Gestion Integral Del Aqua, S.A., a member of the FCC Group, on acquisition from Penta Investments group entity of a 98.5 percent stake in Severomoravske vodovody a kanalizace Ostrava a.s. (SmVaK) and on subsequent mandatory tender offer to minority shareholders of SmVaK.
  • Advised Energeticky a prumyslovy holding, a.s. in connection with the acquisition (via Slovak Gas Holding B.V.) of 49 percent share (and management control) in SPP (Slovenský plynárenský priemysel a.s.) from Gaz De France and EON.
  • Advised Energeticky a prumyslovy holding, a.s. in connection with acquisition of 49 percent share (and management control) in SSE (Stredoslovenská energetika, a.s.) from Electricité De France.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Czech Bar Association

Admissions

  • Czech Republic (2001)

Education

  • Charles University, Prague (Mgr.) (1997)
  • University of Wales (Diploma Law) (1995)

Languages

  • Czech
  • English
  • Farsi
  • Persian
  • Russian