Ondřej Florián focuses on M&A,
corporate law, involving domestic and international acquisitions, including the
pre-transaction and post-transaction restructuring. In addition, Ondřej focuses
on the transformation of companies and other aspects of corporate law. As a
part of transformations, he specializes in setting up holding structures and
implementing all types of company transformations.
Among its clients are, in
particular, the ultimate owners of successful domestic and foreign business
groups belonging to the Czech Top 100 rankings, top managers, or major Czech
companies and subsidiaries of the largest international companies.
In recent years, in the field of acquisitions, sales and corporate restructuring, he has been involved in a number of transactions both on the part of sellers and buyers, particularly in the areas of brewing, automotive, financial and banking services, and the furniture industry.
Ondřej joined our law firm in 2010; he is a partner with co-responsibility for corporate law since 2018.
Membership in professional associations
Czech Bar Association
Languages Czech, English
Masaryk University in Brno, Faculty of Law, Brno (2010), Mgr. (Master of Laws)
comprehensive corporate advice on the implementation of a total of three processes of demerger by spin-off of a part of the business assets of one of the largest international company dealing with the furniture industry with formation of a new companies (a cross-border transaction worth EUR 900 million)
comprehensive legal advice of one of the largest international company dealing with retail sale on a demerger by the spin-off of a part of the corporate assets of its two subsidies
advising and assisting one of the United States’ largest brewing companies on the acquisition of a 100% interest in Central and Eastern European breweries (including the Czech Republic’s second largest brewery), with subsequent post-transaction restructuring
advising major private clients on the structuring and complete implementation of their holding structures
advising one of the largest manufacturer of food, body care and household care products on post-transactional restructuring
corporate advice to the Czech subsidiary of the largest manufacturer of furniture and home accessories
advising on the sale of business of the Czech subsidiary of a major U.S. manufacturer of bicycles and related products
advising a major corn seed supplier on the post-transactional restructuring entailing a merger and subsequent creation of a holding structure
advising the purchaser on the acquisition of business of a supplier of stainless steel and aluminium materials
corporate advice to the Czech subsidiary of a U.S. manufacturer of motorcycles and accessories
advising and assisting a Czech automobile dealer on the squeeze-out of a minority shareholder
advising the seller on the sale of a Czech developer of aviation, marine, outdoor and automotive GPS navigation systems and avionics devices
advising on the post-merger restructuring of a company specialised in the development, construction, production and sale of electromechanical components for the automotive and electronics industries
advising a major foreign manufacturer of light propeller airplanes on the formation of a branch in the Czech Republic
advising a major Czech manufacturer and supplier of concrete on its restructuring and change of legal form
Ondřej Florián and Štěpán Štarha to become partners of HAVEL & PARTNERS
The largest Czech-Slovak law firm HAVEL & PARTNERS will have 27 partners from 1 July 2018. Ond…
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Publications and newsletters
The search for the beneficial owner continues! Have you made a timely registration of your beneficial owner?
Authors: Ondřej Florián (Partner), Alexandra Parnaiová (Junior Associate)
As we covered in one…
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Articles and Interviews
Employee participation in supervisory boards of joint stock companies in the Czech Republic will be mandatory from January 2019!
An amendment to Act No. 90/2012 Sb., on Companies and Cooperatives (Act on Business Corporations), …
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