We have advised one of the purchasers, an investor, developer, and operator of shopping malls located in Slovakia with a gross leasable area of more than 150.000 qm, on its joint acquisition of the Shopping Mall Optima in Košice, together with another Slovakian coinvestor.
The total acquisition costs amounted to EUR €118 million, which represents the largest investment transaction in Slovakia so far in 2022.
The Shopping Mall Optima is one of the biggest shopping malls in Slovakia, offering various activities and products, including food, fashion and entertainment.
Milan Červenka | Senior Associate, Taylor Wessing Slovakia
Martin Koreň | Designated Investment Manager
This transaction drew on the expertise offered by the firm’s corporate/M&A, real estate and banking teams. The team was led by mergers and acquisitions senior associate Milan Červenka and composed of Corporate/M&A partner Juraj Frindrich and Banking & Finance partner Silvia Hlavačková and associates, Barbora Bartovičová, Eva Smoleňová and Zoltán Nagy.