Linklaters has advised LeadCrest Capital Partners on two sale-leaseback investments in Poland – the acquisition of a light industrial and logistics facility from KGL and the acquisition of three retail warehouses from 3W. Reportedly, Rykowski & Gniewkowski advised KGL and Pirozek and Pirozek advised 3W.
Dentons Advises HB Reavis on Financing Forest Office Campus in Warsaw
Dentons has advised HB Reavis on obtaining additional funds for the Forest office campus in Warsaw. The syndicate of lenders – Santander Bank Polska, BNP Paribas Bank Polska, Bank Pekao, and PKO Bank Polski – increased the existing loan from EUR 162 million to EUR 205 million. DLA Piper reportedly advised the banks.
Nikiel Wojcik Noworyta Advises MAN on Niepolomice Truck Factory Expansion
Nikiel Wojcik Noworyta has advised MAN on contracting the construction work for its EUR 200 million investment into the expansion of the Niepolomice truck factory in Poland.
DWF Advises Gold Town on Sale of Wittchen Shares in ABB Process
DWF has advised shareholder Gold Town Inv. Limited on the sale of shares in Wittchen via an accelerated book-building process with sole global coordinator and bookrunner Ipopema Securities.
Clifford Chance Advises Lenders on BDR Thermea EUR 650 Million Revolving Credit Facility
Clifford Chance has advised documentation and facility agent ABN AMRO Bank and lenders Banco Sabadell, Credit Industriel et Commercial, BNP Paribas, Citi, Commerzbank, and SEB on BDR Thermea Group's EUR 650 million revolving credit facility.
Mirella Lechna-Marchewka Appointed New Managing Partner of Wardynski & Partners
Mirella Lechna-Marchewka has become Wardynski & Partners’ new Managing Partner – taking over from Stefan Jacyno who held the position for the past 22 years – while the firm has also appointed a new 6-member Council and new finance director.
Linklaters and Dentons Advise on Develia Acquisition of Nexity's Polish Subsidiaries
Linklaters has advised Polish developer Develia on its acquisition of 19 Polish subsidiaries from French developer Nexity for EUR 100 million. Dentons advised Nexity.
SSW and SK&S Successful for Cinkciarz.pl in Dispute Against Currency One
SSW Pragmatic Solutions and Soltysinski Kawecki i Szlezak have successfully represented the interests of Cinkciarz.pl in its dispute with Currency One regarding the latter's use of the “cinkciarz” and “cinkciarz.pl” keywords in Google Ads.
Dentons and White & Case Advise on Komercni Banka and Ceska Sporitelna ESG Amendment for Eurowag Loan
Dentons has advised Komercni Banka and Ceska Sporitelna on a sustainability-linked ESG loan amendment for the 2022 W.A.G. Payment Solutions (Eurowag) multicurrency term and revolving facilities agreement. White & Case advised Eurowag.
Norton Rose Fulbright and Greenberg Traurig Advise on PLN 10.5 Billion Financing for Grupa Polsat Plus Entities
Norton Rose Fulbright has advised a financial consortium on its PLN 10.5 billion financing for Grupa Polsat Plus entities Cyfrowy Polsat and Polkomtel. Greenberg Traurig advised Grupa Polsat Plus. Pestalozzi reportedly also advised the lenders.
White & Case Advises BGK on USD 1.75 Billion Bond Issuance
White & Case has advised Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego on the issuance of ten-year bonds guaranteed by the State Treasury of the Republic of Poland with a total nominal value of USD 1.75 billion and a 5.375% annual coupon. Linklaters reportedly advised the managers.
Linklaters Advises NREP on Rental Housing Loan from EBRD
Linklaters has advised NREP on a PLN 229 million loan from the EBRD, under the EBRD’s Resilience and Livelihoods Framework, to finance two residential rental projects in Warsaw. Clifford Chance reportedly advised the EBRD.
Piotr Nerwinski and Bartosz Nojek To Head Dentons Banking and Finance in Warsaw
Partners Piotr Nerwinski and Bartosz Nojek have been appointed the Co-Heads of Dentons' Banking and Finance team in Warsaw, taking over from Mateusz Toczyski who will continue as Global Co-Chair of the Dentons Banking and Finance practice.
Closing: Laumann Group's Acquisition of Ponzio Polska Now Closed
On May 24, 2023, JDP Drapala & Partners announced that Laumann Group’s acquisition of a majority stake in Ponzio Polska (reported by CEE Legal Matters on December 22, 2022) had closed.
New Partners, Moves, and Appointments at Kochanski & Partners
Dariusz Dobkowski has joined Kochanski & Partners as an Equity Partner, while Marek Krol joined the firm as a Partner. Markiyan Malskyy and Karol Polosak have been elevated to Equity Partners and Monika Mackowska-Morytz was appointed a Partner, while Managing Partner Piotr Kochanski will Head the firm’s Technology practice.
SSW Pragmatic Solutions and Gide Advise on Enterprise Investors Investment in Goodspeed
SSW Pragmatic Solutions has advised Enterprise Investors on its investment in temperature-controlled logistics provider Goodspeed. Gide advised Goodspeed.
Positive Poland: A Buzz Interview with Agnieszka Janicka of Clifford Chance
Despite a potential recession and high-interest rates, the overall outlook for the Polish market remains optimistic, with robust M&A activity in sectors such as IT, infrastructure, renewable energy, and gaming, according to Clifford Chance Office Managing Partner Agnieszka Janicka.
DMS Advises Regera on EUR 43 Million Financing for Cavatina and Resi Capital
DeBenedetti Majewski Szczesniak has advised Fidera Group company Regera Sarl on its EUR 43 million financing for real estate development companies belonging to Cavatina and Resi Capital.