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Jun 8, 2020
Details Share This Dentons has advised Sev.en Energy on the acquisition of US-based metallurgical coal producer Blackhawk Mining. Latham & Watkins reportedly advised Blackhawk on the deal. Sev.En Energy is the largest private operator of coal mines and conventional power plants in the Czech Republic. According to Dentons, “Blackhawk Mining is one of the largest metallurgical coal producers in the US. With an annual production capacity of seven to eight million tonnes of metallurgical coal among its five underground and open-pit mining complexes in West Virginia and Kentucky, Blackhawk Mining is an important supplier of metallurgical coal both locally and internationally. It also owns three thermal coal mine complexes producing three to four million tonnes per annum. In 2019, Blackhawk Mining had USD 1 billion revenues and USD 120 million EBITDA.” Dentons’ team included Prague-based Partner Petr Zakoucky and Associate Barbora Obracajova, New York-based Partners Ilan Katz and Lee Smith and Managing Associate Gregory DiBella, Lexington-based Partner Christopher Van Bever, Evansville-based Partner John Rhine, and Chicago-based Partner Robert Richards. Czech Republic Knowledge Partner JŠK, advokátní kancelář, s.r.o. (JŠK) is a medium-sized law firm based in Prague providing a comprehensive range of commercial legal advisory services in the Czech Republic. Our team consists of almost 30 lawyers, five of whom are partners with many years of experience from leading international law firms. We advise local and international clients from banking, insurance and various industry sectors, boast a respected projects practice, and work for the public sector at the federal and municipal level. Ever since it was founded in 2004, JŠK has striven for the epitome of professionalism, expertise and ethical integrity. We continuously seek to surpass what large global law firms can offer and to give our clients a personal approach. All mandates are equally important to us regardless of size as we guide clients through both complex and seemingly routine matters. Our clients turn to us for advice when implementing their business plans across all areas of commercial law. We are proud members of PONTES: the CEE lawyers, a unique network of law firms through which we provide services not only in the Czech Republic but also in Austria, Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovakia.