CMS has advised CEE Equity Partners — the investment advisor to the China Central and Eastern Europe Investment Co-operation Fund II — on its acquisition of a majority stake in EuroWagon Sp. z o.o. Grant Thornton's Poznan-based transaction advisory and legal arm advised the unidentified sellers.
CMS describes EuroWagon as "the largest independent rolling stock leasing company (ROSCO) in Poland," and reports that it "aims to develop into the dominant ROSCO in Central Eastern Europe through the expansion of its modern fleet of cargo wagons." According to the firm, "the company’s clients include leading European railway operators, as well as blue-chip industrial clients."
CMS's team was led by Partner Rafal Zwierz and included Senior Associate Olga Czyzycka and Associate Rafał Burda.