Andrew G. Sandor
Andrew Sandor’s practice focuses on corporate matters including private equity, mergers and acquisitions, real estate and corporate finance.
Andrew’s private equity experience includes counsel to private equity funds on investor relations and regulatory compliance, as well as acquisitions and related equity and debt financing of their portfolio companies, together with ongoing governance, labor and litigation matters.
Andrew’s mergers and acquisitions experience involves advising primarily US-based clients in their acquisitions and further dispositions of various businesses operating in the CEE region.
In the area of real estate, Andrew has advised clients in the purchase or leaseback of office buildings, an industrial park and warehousing facilities in Hungary and elsewhere in Central Europe, all of which included substantial financing elements.
Andrew co-authored publications including “Secured Transactions in International Practice: the Slovak Republic,” submitted to the Center for International Legal Studies in 2005, and “Registry of Land Records” published in Connection Magazine
Andrew is a licensed US and UK lawyer.
- Representing a consortium of eight private equity funds in the leveraged acquisition of a telecommunications company with operations throughout Central and Eastern Europe.
- Representing a Europe-based merchant bank in the acquisition of a minority stake in and a convertible loan to a trucking company in Central Europe.
- Representing a Hungary-based reverse mortgage company in “A” round of investment and mezzanine/senior loan financing from a bank in Europe, as well as a later refinancing and acquisition of a minority stake by a US-based bank.
- Representing a major Slovak Republic-based power producer in a €1.1 billion in refinancing (two syndicated loans and a Eurobond) of all outstanding commercial and most state-guaranteed loans, as well as in negotiations for loan amendments and swap agreements.
- Representing a Hungary-based private equity fund in an arbitration proceeding related to a failed investment in a Slovak Republic-based media company.