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Interlaw’s Partner Firm in Hungary Wins Deal of the Year Award

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LKT, Interlaw’s partner firm in Hungary, has been recognized for its work on Nomad Foods’ Acquisition of Fortenova's Frozen Food Business. The 2021 deal was awarded the CEE Legal Deal of the Year at the CEE Legal Matters (CEELM) Dealer’s Choice and the Deal of the Year Awards. Lakatos, Köves & Partners (LKT) received the trophy for its work and involvement in the Hungarian aspects of the deal.

According to CEELM: “This was the most competitive year to date, with the jury voting on a record number of submissions, making the ultimate winners all the more worthy of praise.”

LKT team leader Iván Sólyom commented: “It is a real honour to receive this wonderful award in this very competitive field. The deal enabled Nomad to enter a number of new Central, Eastern and Southeastern European markets. We are very pleased that the voters recognized the deal’s significance, and we are proud to have advised such a major market player in this transaction of strategic importance.”

The LKT team was led by Iván Sólyom Partner, Head of Corporate and M&A and included corporate and merger and acquisition lawyers György Tóth and Soma Schóber.