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Michal Huťan


CMS Bratislava
Staromestská 3
811 03 Bratislava
Languages Slovak, English, Czech, French

Michal Huťan is a partner in the Real Estate team at CMS Bratislava. He provides advice on all aspects of real estate, projects, construction and energy, ranging from transactional, joint-ventures and financial and corporate restructuring, to litigation and disputes, lending and leasing, asset and infrastructure development and management. He also advises on due diligence, contract and permitting, and complex corporate and regulatory issues.

His clients range from international investment funds, real estate and logistics investment funds, and asset management companies, to global retailers and e-retailers, developers, leading automotive and transport companies, and energy producers and distributers.

Michal has considerable experience advising on high-end real estate projects, including large-scale greenfield investments as well as residential and offices developments. He has also advised on various energy and infrastructure projects and public-private partnership projects in the field of transport infrastructure.

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Relevant experience

  • Gramercy Europe, through its fund Gramercy Property Europe III, on the successful acquisition of the KiK Logistics Centre from Go Asset and ECE European City Estates.
  • An Asian investment company on the acquisition of two substantial logistics parks in the west and central regions of Slovakia from a major US developer of logistics real estate logistics properties.
  • A leading German luxury car manufacturer on a potential EUR 1bn+ strategic greenfield development project.
  • International fashion retailer Primark on the investment in and opening of its new flagship store in Bratislava. Our work also included negotiating the lease and future lease agreements.
  • One of the largest global online retailers on the development of a logistics asset in Slovakia, including negotiating built-to-suite lease agreements, and on leasing a substantial part of one of the most prominent Bratislava office centres to house its client service centre.
  • Wood & Co., a leading investment bank in Europe, on its acquisition of the Aupark Office Tower from Heitman, one of the largest office transactions in Slovakia in recent years.
  • A leading European beauty and cosmetics retailer on future lease agreements and lease agreements for retail stores with landlords in four major shopping centres across Slovakia.
  • An international private joint-stock company active predominantly in the energy sector, on a due diligence and advice regarding refinancing construction works on several Hydro plants.
  • A newly formed Austrian investment fund on the acquisition of a solar power portfolio across the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
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  • 2005 - Politics of International Economic Relations, New York University, USA
  • 2004 - International Dispute Settlement, New York University, USA
  • 2001 - Mgr. (Master), Faculty of Law at Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
  • 1999 - Human Rights, International Institute of Human Rights, Strasbourg, France
  • 1994/1995 - Transfer Student, Polyvalente Thérèse-Martin, Quebec, Canada
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