Nets CEE d.o.o. (Nexi S.p.A.)’s €180 Million Acquisition Of Merchant Acquiring Business Of Intesa Sanpaolo In Croatia

Schoenherr, Legance and KPMG advised NEXI S.p.A. on the deal, while PwC TLS assisted Intesa Sanpaolo.

NEXI S.p.A. reached an agreement with Privredna banka Zagreb d.d. and PBZ Card d.o.o., a Croatian company indirectly controlled by Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A., to purchase PBZ Card’s merchant acquiring business in the Croatian market, for a consideration of EUR 180 million.

NEXI is a payment services provider offering merchant acquiring, card issuing and digital banking services across Europe. 

The Schoenherr team advising on the transaction was led by Partner Vladimír Cí?k (Picture), Ivan Einwalter (local partner) and Christoph Haid (partner), and it also consisted of Ana Mihaljevic (attorney at law), Dina Vlahov Buhin (attorney at law) and Alan Vuckovecki (associate).

The Legance team consisted of Andrea Botti, Giacomo Gitti, Filippo Benintendi, Paolo Antonio Mulas, Paolo Piccirilli, Emilio De Niro, Vito Auricchio and Guendalina Catti De Gasperi.

The KPMG team was led by Arturo Betunio, Giuseppina Del Gatto and Valeria Russo.

The PwC TLS team included Giovanni Stefanin, Pietro Negroni, Francesca Broggi, Alessio Menin, Francesca Tironi, Giulia Spalazzi, Francesco Nuzzolo, Alessandro Catona and Anna Pirtskhalava.

Involved fees earner: Arturo Betunio – KPMG; Giuseppina Del Gatto – KPMG; Valeria Russo – KPMG; Vito Auricchio – Legance; Filippo Benintendi – Legance; Andrea Botti – Legance; Guendalina Catti De Gasperi – Legance; Emilio De Niro – Legance; Giacomo Gitti – Legance; Paolo Antonio Mulas – Legance; Paolo Piccirilli – Legance; Francesca Broggi – PwC; Alessandro Catona – PwC Tax & Legal; Pietro Negroni – PwC Tax & Legal; Francesco Nuzzolo – PwC Tax & Legal; Anna Pirtskhalava – PwC Tax & Legal; Giulia Spalazzi – PwC Tax & Legal; Giovanni Stefanin – PwC Tax & Legal; Francesca Tironi – PwC Tax & Legal; Vladimír ?ížek – Schoenherr; Ivan Einwalter – Schoenherr; Christoph Haid – Schoenherr; Ana Mihaljevi? – Schoenherr; Dina Vlahov Buhin – Schoenherr; Alan Vu?kove?ki – Schoenherr;

Law Firms: KPMG; Legance; PwC; PwC Tax & Legal; Schoenherr;

Clients: Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A.; Nexi S.p.A.;