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Tomas Bury



Bury Tomas
Tomas Bury



Tomáš is pragmatic and solution-oriented legal adviser with significant experience in M&A, VC and other aspects of corporate law.

Tomáš specializes in particular on private M&A (auction or bilateral, both buy side and sell-side), joint ventures, venture capital investments (both investor-side and founder-side) and private equity/funds structures. His experience in these areas include broad spectrum of sectors, in particular energy/infrastructure, financial institutions, real estate, TMT, retail.


Other noteworthy experience includes advising:

  • W.A.G. payment solutions , a.s. (CZ) on acquisition of a majority interest in Sygic, a.s, leading provider of mobile-app-based navigation.
  • Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) on the acquisition of a 30% stake in EP Infrastructure, a portfolio of infrastructure assets (gas TSO, gas DSO, underground gas storages, electricity DSO and gas and electricity suppliers and producers), from EPH.
  • Goodman Europe on sale of its logistics parks in Central Europe (Slovakia, Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic).
  • Patrick Hessel, founder of c2i, an innovative manufacturer of carbon components for cars and airplanes on all aspects of his gradual divestment of his stake in c2i to LG Hausys and renegotiation of the existing shareholders’ agreement.
  • Infracapital, the infrastructure investment arm of M&G Investments and one of the largest European infrastructure investment funds, on the acquisition of the CEE utility group GGE, an operator of a number of combined heat and power plants, district heating networks and producer and supplier of heat, electricity and gas.
  • ENEL on the sale of its 66% stake in Slovenské elektrárne, the largest electricity producer in Slovakia, to EPH in two phases, the first of which involves creating a temporary joint venture between ENEL and EPH.
  • Západoslovenská energetika, a.s. on the acquisition of the largest combined heat and power plant in Slovakia (with the installed capacity of 430 MW) from E.ON SE.
  • European Investment Fund on the structuring and implementation of the risk capital co-investment fund in Slovakia with Limerock under JEREMIE Slovakia initiative.
  • Slovak Investment Holding on the structuring and implementation of the co-investment funds in Slovakia in the field of waste management and renewables.
  • Slovak Investment Holding on the debt and quasi-equity financing (together with the European Investment Bank) of GreenWay Group, regional leader of charging stations & services for electric vehicles.
  • European Investment Bank on a set-up of new EUR 50 million venture capital fund in Slovakia (Venture to Future Fund).

Experience highlights



Allen & Overy Bratislava, s.r.o.
Eurovea Central 1, Pribinova 4

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Admitted as an Attorney (advokat) in Slovakia, 2014


JUDr., Law, Pan-European University in Bratislava, 2013

Mgr, Law, Comenius University in Bratislava, 2010

Published work

  • Tomáš has led preparation of the model documentation (term sheet) for the venture capital transactions in Slovakia under auspices of the Slovak Venture Capital Associations (SLOVCA).

News & insights

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Publications: 22 JULY 2021

Virgin Active, Hurricane Energy and the future of the cross-class cramdown

In this alert, we look at the recent Virgin Active and Hurricane Energy restructuring plans. Stakeholders should continue to see the restructuring plan as an important tool for the implementation of…

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diversity and inclusion

Blog Post: 22 JULY 2021

What is meant by diversity and inclusion?

Ask anyone what is meant by diversity and inclusion in the workplace and they are likely to give an answer along the followings lines: Diversity is about having the presence of different…

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News: 22 JULY 2021

Allen & Overy advises Exscientia on its oncology joint venture with GT Apeiron Therapeutics

Allen & Overy has advised Exscientia on its strategic research and development collaboration agreement with GT Apeiron Therapeutics (GTA). The collaboration will leverage Exscientia’s AI-driven drug…

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Publications: 19 MAY 2020

Venture capital in Slovakia and the impact of Covid-19

Tomáš Búry, senior associate in Allen & Overy Bratislava, advises clients on M&A transactions, on venture capital transactions and on private equity/funds structuring mandates.

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