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K&L Gates has advised a consortium of banks consisting of Mercurius Dom Maklerski (as global co-ordinator), mBank and Trigon Dom Maklerski (as joint-bookrunners), and mCorporate Finance and Trigon Investment Banking (as financial advisors) in connection with the sale of 51.17% of the shares of LC Corp in an accelerated bookbuilding process by shareholders Leszek Czarnecki, LC Corp BV, Getin Noble Bank, Open Finance, and Open Life. DZP reportedly advised the selling shareholders on the sale, which is valued at approximately 500 million zlotys.

In The Corner Office, we invite Senior and Managing Partners at law firms from across the region to share information about their careers, management styles, and strategies. For this issue, we asked them to describe their least favorite part of their jobs. 

WKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr is advising PKO Bank Polski, a leading Polish banking group, on the purchase by PKO BP Finat Sp. z o.o. of 100% of the shares in KBC TFI S.A. from KBC Asset Management, a Belgian fund manager from the KBC banking group. SPCG advised KBC on the deal.

Dentons has advised German banks Helaba, Deutsche Pfandbriefbank, and Berlin Hyp on their refinancing of the Warsaw Spire office complex. White & Case advised Belgian company Ghelamco on the deal. The value of the loan facility was EUR 370 million.

The Prague and Warsaw offices of Noerr have joined the firm's multi-jurisdictional team in advising the electronics manufacturer Luxshare on the financing of the strategic acquisition of ZF Friedrichshafen’s Global Body Control Systems Unit. With this transaction, the group from Hong Kong also took over the Radio Frequency Electronics product line.

Norton Rose Fulbright has advised a consortium of banks consisting of Bank Polska Kasa Opieki S.A., Bank Handlowy w Warszawie S.A., mBank S.A., and ING Bank Slaski S.A. on a complex transaction involving the grant of EUR 160 million and PLN 380 million in financing to Polish, Romanian, and German companies from the Cersanit Group and a PLN 100 million corporate bond issue placed on the Polish market. Bank Polska Kasa Opieki S.A. acted as agent and security agent. White & Case reportedly advised Cersanit on the deal.

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