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Petra Čorba Stark

Partner
Head of Corporate

CMS Bratislava
UNIQ, Staromestská 3
811 03 Bratislava
Slovakia
Languages Slovak, English, Hungarian

Petra Čorba Stark is a partner in the Corporate M&A Team at CMS Bratislava where she specialises in complex M&A transactions and innovative corporate restructurings.

Petra has particular expertise in the energy & transport, lifesciences and financial services sectors, where she frequently advises international investors on the acquisition of Slovak companies, as well as on a whole range of corporate matters in the country.

Prior to joining CMS, Petra previously worked for a leading law firm in the Czech Republic and Slovakia and as an in–house lawyer in a major petrochemical company.

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"Petra is a well prepared legal advisor with extensive experience from the corporate environment. During our cooperation she has always provided firm, professional support and moreover has shown a high level of client managerial skills, which helped us to conclude our cases and transactions with success."

CEO of Arriva Slovakia

Relevant experience

  • The largest European railway carrier on the acquisition of various Slovak transport companies.
  • The Slovak government in connection with its shareholding in the largest energy company in Slovakia including due diligence.
  • A leading pharmaceuticals group in relation to reorganisation, and the subsequent formation of a joint venture.
  • A leading Polish pharmaceuticals group on the acquisition of Slovak and Czech companies.
  • A leading Slovak bank on the sale of one of its subsidiaries operating in the publishing and document distribution sector.
  • A major international insurance group on a cross-border merger.
  • A major central European oil and petrochemicals group on the acquisition of a company which operates petrol stations.
  • A leading European investment group in connection with a planned acquisition of a telecommunications company in Slovakia.
  • CEE venture capital company on investment in a Hungarian IT company.
  • A major Slovak energy company in relation to the acquisition of a stake in a gas trading company.
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Education

  • 2000 - Mgr. (Master of Laws), Pavol Jozef Šafárik University, Faculty of Law, Košice, Slovakia 
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Memberships

  • Slovak Bar Association
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