Gessel has assisted J.S. Hamilton Poland S.A. in connection with a PLN 40 million issue of ordinary A-series interest-bearing unsecured bonds. The entire issue was acquired by institutional investors.
Squire Patton Boggs has advised CEE consumer-focused private equity firm Resource Partners on its acquisition of a 70% stake in Polish cosmetics company Torf Corporation. Weil Gotshal & Manges advised selling Torf CEO Wojciech Piasecki and Director General Ryszard Guminski on the deal, which remains subject to standard regulatory approvals.
Clifford Chance's Prague office has advised CBRE Global Investors, a Fortune 500 real estate company with offices in more than 64 countries worldwide, on the sale of its high-quality retail portfolio in Central and Eastern Europe to CPI Property Group (CPI). Dentons advised CPI on the transaction, which is valued at over EUR 600 million and will see properties including 11 shopping centers change hands across the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, and Romania.
Mrowiec Fialek and Partners has advised private equity fund Argus Capital and GTX Hanex Plastic sp. z o.o. on Argu's divestment of GTX Hanex to Marpol S.A. The BIL Law Firm advised the buyers on the deal, which remains contingent on approval by the President of the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection.
FKA Furtek Komosa Aleksandrowicz has advised mBank SA on the sale of a portfolio of non-performing receivables towards corporate clients (and related receivables owed to a government financial institution) with a face value of over PLN 125 million. FKA describes the unidentified buyer of the portfolio as "a securitization closed-end investment fund belonging to one of the leading groups in the debt management market."