Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Recent work highlights

Construction and development

  • Advised Finish Fund for Industrial Cooperation Ltd a prominent group of companies on the establishment of a JV with a major steel producer in BiH Mittal Steal and City of Zenica (includes various regulatory and corporate advice) (Winner of theaward Deal of the year 2018 CEE Legal Matters).
  • Advised Dogs Trust (UK), on real estate, corporate and regulatory matters regarding construction of the first rehoming centre.
  • Advised PCC SE on various matters regarding the construction of the first of three small hydro power plants.

Planning and environmental

  • Advised European Energy A/S on real estate regulatory matters regarding using of the concession rights, and on building on private land in order to find the most suitable solution in accordance with the local laws and regulations as well as drafting and negotiation of the land lease.
  • Advised a group of companies on the establishment of a JV (a renewable energy power plant) with a major steel producer in BiH (includes various regulatory and corporate advice) in connection with the building of renewable power plant.
  • Advised the EBRD on all aspects of the financing of the Regional Energy Efficiency Programme, including regulatory framework, project structuring, drafting model transactional documentation, model tender documentation etc.

Financing

  • Advised the European Fund for Southeast Europe on several projects regarding loans to local banks as well as microcredit organizations.
  • Advised EBRD on the project financing of construction of residential complex in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • Acted for the EBRD on numerous financings granted to local companies for the purpose of production facilities and premises expansion (acquisitions and construction).

Investment and disposal

  • Advised Vestas on their ongoing renewable energy project regarding supply and construction of wind power plants in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The project is important to the local renewable energy system. Advised a UK group of companies on planned expansion investments into Bosnia and Herzegovina through acquisition of major production facilities consisting of both real estate and movables assets.
  • Advised Heta Asset Resolution AG on sale of real property as part of bankruptcy proceedings over the debtor.

Managers and occupiers

  • Advised a leading hotel management company, on corporate, general business, employment, competition and other matters in relation to their activities in Bosnia and Herzegovina regarding three hotels to be operated by Interstate in Sarajevo.
  • Advised Hypo Alpe Adria Group regarding temporary management (including all general real estate matters) over one of the biggest shopping centres in Bosnia and Herzegovina based on the awarded custody as part of the enforcement procedure.

 Facts and figures

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Located in Sarajevo

13 team members

Languages: Bosnian, Croatian,
Serbian, English, German,
Slovenian and Swedish

Key contacts

Contact
Nedžida Salihović-Whalen
Nedžida Salihović-Whalen
Partner
T +387 33 94-4610