Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak has advised China Security & Fire Co. Ltd., a company listed on the Shanghai stock exchange, on its acquisition of Konsalnet Holding S.A. and its subsidiaries from a company controlled by the Value4Capital private equity fund. Mrowiec Fialek & Partners advised V4C on the transaction, which was valued at approximately EUR 110 million, and which remains subject to conditions precedent, including antimonopoly clearance.
According to SK&S, the Konsalnet Group is "one of the major entities in Poland in the fields of security services for people and property, cash processing (including convoys), technical security systems and monitoring, [and] fire protection services."
Also according to SK&S, the China Security & Fire Co. is "active primarily in China, where it provides 'smart city solutions' for large cities (i.e. solutions related to construction and development, security and fire system integration and operation services dedicated to administrators; the solutions are applied to resolve difficulties in the process of urban development, including public safety, public services and industrial transformation)." The firm reports that the company's activity outside China, "which is carried throughout Southwest Asia, Australia and New Zealand, encompasses cash logistics management, financial security, human security, electronic security, facility management and various extended security services with businesses."
The SK&S team was supervised by Senior SK&S Partner Tomas Kanski, and included Senior Associate Leszek Malecki and Associate Karol Skibniewski on corporate matters, Partner Piotr Andrzejak and Senior Associate Szymon Czerwinski on tax matters, Partner Krzysztof Kanton and Senior Counsel Jarosław Lukawski on antimonopoly matters, and Partner Roch Palubicki and Associate Filip Sodulski on employment matters.
The Mrowiec Fialek team consisted of Partner Miroslaw Fialek, Senior Associates Pawel Cyganik, Anna Paszek, and Michal Faderski, and Associates Malgorzata Banaszkiewicz, Michal Nowodworski, and Paulina Bijoch.