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Milan Rákosník

Milan Rákosník


Milan Rákosník

Milan Rákosník specialises in real estate M&A, asset management and development across all product sectors - retail, office and logistics - as well as on real estate financing and secured lending.

A key member of the Prague office's market-leading real estate practice, Milan has gained significant industry expertise from his involvement on a host of real estate and financing transactions in the Czech Republic and across the wider region.

  • Finep, a prominent Czech developer, in the sale of a residential complex in Hloubětín to the Mint residential fund. The transaction's value is approaching one billion Czech crowns.
  • ARETE, the investment and real estate group, in connection with the bank financing of its portfolio in excess of one hundred million euros, that was signed with a consortium of banks Česká spořitelna and Slovenská sporiteľňa.
  • Komerční banka, Česká spořitelna and Raiffeisenbank in connection with club loan facility provided to finance development of the largest ever warehouse in the Czech Republic in Kojetín.
  • Generali Real Estate, one of the world’s leading real estate asset managers, on the aprox. CZK 3.5 billion acquisition of Kotva Department Store in Prague city centre.
  • Heimstaden Bostad, leading residential property company in the Nordic countries, on EUR 1.3 billion acquisition of the RESIDOMO residential portfolio located in the Moravia-Silesia region that consists of more than 42,000 residential units - it is by far the largest residential portfolio in the Czech Republic.
  • A club of lenders in connection with club loan facility provided to finance development of a high-profile office building Masaryčka.
  • G City Europe in relation to a divestment of Optima, shopping centre located in Košice, Slovakia.
  • G City Europe on recent disposal of Atrium Palác Pardubice, a shopping centre located in the heart of Pardubice, Czech Republic, and the adjacent land plot for EUR 123.8 million.
  • LCN Capital Partners on sale and lease back acquisition of a portfolio consisting of 11 car showrooms in the Czech Republic and Slovakia and related financing obtained from UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia.

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Career and qualifications

  • McCombs School of Business, University of Texas, Austin (Corporate Finance) 2009
  • Charles University, Prague (Masters' degree in Law, Mgr.) 2010
  • University of Economics, Prague (Engineer's degree in Business Administration and Corporate Finance, Ing.) 2010
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2011
  • Admitted as an advokat in the Czech Republic 2014

Professional bodies

  • Czech Bar Association

Awards and citations

  • Milan Rákosník wins Rising Star Award

    Clifford Chance Prague is delighted to announce that Milan Rákosník, Senior Associate from Prague Real Estate team, has won Europe Raising Star: Czech Republic at inaugural Euromoney Legal Media Group Europe Awards.
  • Milan Rákosník is a growing presence in the market, assisting domestic and international clients with their property portfolio investments across a range of sectors, along with property finance and secured lending. One commentator reports: "He produces high-quality work, is expedient and very commercial and you get swift replies." He assisted PPF Banka with the provision of a EUR6.3 million investment term loan to Lornoka Real Estate.
    Chambers Europe 2019
  • Milan Rákosník is gaining recognition for his work in real estate M&A and financing and has been particularly active of late in retail outlet transactions. One client refers to him as "young, ambitious and a technically sound lawyer."
    Chambers Europe 2018