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Szabina Marsi


CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP Magyarországi Fióktelepe
YBL Palace
Károlyi utca 12
1053 Budapest
Languages Hungarian, English, German, French

Szabina is an Associate at the Corporate/M&A practice group of the CMS Budapest office.

Szabina joined the firm in September 2016 after graduating summa cum laude from Eötvös Loránd University and obtaining a French Master’s Degree from Université Panthéon-Assas Paris II by the completion of a French-Hungarian Comparative Law course. She is a qualified lawyer in Hungary and admitted to the Budapest Bar Association since 2020.  

Szabina is specialised in the field of corporate law and has gained substantial experience in advising on both domestic and international corporate transactions and projects including due diligence, mergers and acquisitions, company restructurings and company formations. She has significant experience in the Hungarian FDI licensing procedures and has been engaged in the preparation of various memoranda relating to complex company law issues as well as in several types of corporate maintenance activities.

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Relevant experience

  • E.ON Hungária on two takeovers which took place on the Budapest Stock Exchange, as part of the global transaction involving E.ON group’s acquisition of the Innogy group. 
  • Waberer’s International Nyrt. on a competitive tender process in respect of the sale of Wáberer Hungária Biztosító Zrt., a Hungarian insurance company, which provides non-life insurance services to Waberer's and third party clients.
  • Liberty Global on the Hungarian (and Czech and Romanian) aspects of Vodafone’s €18.4bn acquisition of Liberty Global’s European assets, which was the largest transaction in CEE in 2018.
  • Wizz Air, the Hungarian low-cost airline with its head office in Budapest on the transformation of the holding company.
  • China CEE Investment Co-operation Fund and CEE Equity Partners on their acquisition of 99.9% of Magyar Telecom B.V.’s holdings in the Invitel Group (matter value: EUR 200 million); and China CEE-Fund and CEE Equity Partners/Ilford Holding on the sale of a major part of the Invitel Group to DIGI Group (matter value: EUR 140 million).
  • Work Service on the acquisition of Hungary's second-largest workforce solutions firm ProHuman.
  • Crown Packaging on the restructuring purchase and merger with Mivisa Hungary Kft.
  • Siemens in Hungary on the demerger of the mobility business line and merger with Siemens Mobility Ltd.
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Memberships & Roles

  • 2020 – Budapest Bar Association
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  • 2016 – French-Hungarian Comparative Law Course, Université Panthéon-Assas Paris II.
  • 2016 – Doctor of Law, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary.
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