Mihajlo Prica

Position:  Managing Partner

 

 

 

Consistently rated by the main independent guides to the legal profession as one of the leading corporate/commercial lawyers in Serbia, Mihajlo has been described as "extremely competent" (Legal 500); “Mihajlo Prica is recommended as a trusted business ally and source of expertise in commercial law” (Chambers Global); At Prica & Partners, clients value Mihajlo Prica’s "pragmatism and realistic approach" (Chambers Global). 

Practice areas:  Banking and Finance, Telecommunications, Environmental law

Career:  Mihajlo commenced his professional career in 1989 with Prica & Partners.

Experience:   

  • Leader of the team in the €400 million acquisition of majority stake in petrol industry of Serbia (NIS) by Gazprom Neft, based on IG agreement between Russia and Serbia;
  • IFC of the World Bank project in foreign investment transactions related to the restructuring of the largest tyre production plant in Serbia;
  • IFC of the World Bank project of Public-private partnerships (PPP) for the water supply management of the City of Belgrade in light of the Concession Law and the Municipal Activities Law of the Republic of Serbia;
  • Representing Deutsche Bank / UBS as underwriters in the first international IPO project involving a Serbian company on the LSE;
  • IFC of the World Bank project regarding a Euro and a Swiss Franc loans IFC agreed to provide Raiffeisenbank A.D. Beograd;
  • Assisting Société Générale Yugoslav Bank AD of Belgrade regarding loan facility granted by the European Investment Bank;
  • EBRD of London, UK, including restructuring of securities established in relation to a loan granted to the major coffee production company in Serbia;
  • National Bank of Greece in acquisition of a local Serbian leasing company;
  • M-Tel Holdings, a consortium of Austrian private investors, in (1) Eur 1,6 billion acquisition of a privately owned stake in capital of the largest mobile telecommunications company in Serbia (Mobtel), (2) incorporation of a new entity Mobi 63, and (3) organizing an auction sale of Mobi 63 and its sale to Telenor;
  • Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (CVRD) of Brazil, Brazilian mining giant and the world's largest producer and exporter of iron in tender privatization of Serbian copper mines.

Admissions:  Belgrade Bar Association

Memberships:  International Bar Association (IBA)

Languages:  Serbian, English

Contact:  mprica@pricapartners.com