Counsel Renata Patoka has been appointed Co-Head of Corporate and M&A at Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland in Warsaw.
Patoka will share leadership of the practice with Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland Co-Managing Partner Ewa Szlachetka.
According to Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland, Patoka "he has 20 years of experience providing legal advice to business. Over many years of cooperation with Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland, she has advised on numerous mergers and acquisitions of companies from various sectors of the economy. She has prepared, negotiated, and coordinated various types of domestic and international transactions in this area, at various stages of the investment process. She has conducted due diligence procedures, supervising the work of teams locally and internationally."
Among the prominent matters she has advised on in recent years is the sale of a stake in ITP S.A. to Abris CEE Mid-Market III LP (as reported by CEE Legal Matters on July 23, 2018), and the establishment by Poland's Ministry of Economic Development of the Polish Aviation Group, a joint-stock company founded with a capital of PLN 1.2 billion (as reported by CEE Legal Matters on March 28, 2018).
“Renata has always conducted difficult and complicated projects with great commitment and professionalism, taking full responsibility from start to finish," commented Szlachetka. "In recent years she has worked on nearly all of the largest projects we had the pleasure to advise on. Our work grows from year to year, so I am grateful to Renata for agreeing to support me in managing this practice, and I wish her continued professional success.”