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CZECH REPUBLIC INDEPENDENT LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR, MAREŠ PARTNERS GAMECHANGER OF THE YEAR, PAVEL SKOPOVÝ, MAREŠ PARTNERS

Dr. Pavel Skopový is a partner of the firm. After finishing the Law Faculty of Charles University in Prague in 1987 and post-graduate studies abroad, he worked as advokát and partner in the international law firm Linklaters. Before he has joined Mareš Partners in 2014, he worked as a partner of the law firm Hogan Lovells LLP for several years. He specializes on cross-border M&A, restructuring, international arbitrations, regulatory issues mainly in the areas of automotive, petrochemical and gas industries, energy and other commercial legal services to the clients. He also frequently advises on labor law issues. He is also an experienced arbitrator of the Arbitration Court attached to the Economic Chamber of the CR and Agricultural Chamber of the CR and a member of the ICC CR Commission on Arbitration. He speaks Czech, English and German. Pavel Skopovy

Dr. Pavel Skopový is closely working on most of the deals and cases with the senior associate, Aleš Martínek, who joined the company in 2010 and specializes in corporate, commercial, insolvency and labour law. FIRM PROFILE MAREŠ PARTNERS is a leading independent law firm in the Czech Republic providing legal services to its clients in all areas of trade, industry and services related to clients’ business activities from 2003. MAREŠ PARTNERS has established specialist practice groups in the following areas and sectors: • General corporate and commercial services

Ales Martinek

Mareš Partners Dr. Pavel Skopový, advokát Dušní 10 110 00 Prague 1 Czech Republic

• Finance, restructuring and insolvency • Arbitration and selected dispute resolution • Competition and public procurement • Labour law • Real estate and construction

Email: pavel.skopovy@marespartners.cz

• Energy

Phone no: +420 222 222 312

• Engineering and automotive industry

PORTUGAL MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS OF THE YEAR, MERCAL CONSULTING GROUP FINANCIAL RESTRUCTURING CONSULTANTS OF THE YEAR, MERCAL CONSULTING GROUP BUSINESS AND MARKETING ADVISORY FIRM OF THE YEAR, MERCAL CONSULTING GROUP BUSINESS ADVISORY FIRM OF THE YEAR (SME), MERCAL CONSULTING GROUP

Founded in 1996, Mercal has always been guided by high professional and ethical patterns, being officially accredited as a management consultancy company and certified by ISO 9001. We specialize in Strategy and Management Consultancy, International Marketing and M&A for middle-market companies and also deal with solutions for venture capital and equity funds. Our clients range from public institutions and funds, to multinational companies, private equity firms, management teams, entrepreneurs and family companies. Our clients includes: AICEP, AIRFREE, ASM Group, CBE, GASODATA, IAPMEI, INOSAT, MEIOSTEC, SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC, TURISMO FUNDOS. We are very pleased to be recognised by ACQ5 in four categories, namely Portugal – Management Consultants; Financial Restructuring; Business and Marketing Advisory; and Business Advisory Firm (SME) of the year. Our teams deserve it as a reward for their hard work. Our success is due to offering best solutions to our clients, independently of their complexity and multicultural environment, which always bring a challenge and a highly rewarding experience for Mercal. An award is an important way to motivate our staff for improve and continue acting with an entrepreneurial spirit in order to offer the best possible service. It is a way to commit us to improve our market position, bring awareness to our brand and set a clear path to aim at excelling in our industry. Our philosophy is to develop withstanding partnership relations with our clients based on trust and qualified work and to be able to promote the business at a national or an international level. We focus on results and offer innovative solutions, and our staff participates in an incentive scheme which is very competitive. MERCAL CONSULTING GROUP Mercal, Gestão e Marketing Internacional, Lda. Campo Grande, nº 35 – 6ºA, Lisboa 1700-087, Portugal Tel: (+351) 217 811 145 João Ribeiro Email: joao.ribeiro@mercal.pt

Our principal advantage is based on the fact that strategy consulting is our core business. We also have a solid business network and database in many industries and markets that allow us to benchmark how our clients perform compared to their respective industries. Consultants must be open-minded, flexible and customer focused that face challenges in a friendly and creative way. For us it is of great importance to show responsibility and accountability to our clients every step of the way. Due to the economic situation, our main assignments have been on Strategy and International Marketing, M&A and Finance Restructuring. As the Portuguese economy is now growing we expect that the management consultancy business to continue to grow due to strategic expansion and diversification needs, at a national and international level.

ACQ GLOBAL AWARDS 2017  

ACQ5 is proud to announce to the world the winners of the ACQ5 Global Awards 2017. The 2017 ACQ5 Global Award winners represent the best o...

ACQ GLOBAL AWARDS 2017  

ACQ5 is proud to announce to the world the winners of the ACQ5 Global Awards 2017. The 2017 ACQ5 Global Award winners represent the best o...