Gessel has advised Anwim on its investment in a network of unmanned eMila service stations.
Gessel describes eMILA as "a network of unmanned petrol stations located throughout Poland [that] offer a fully automated refueling format for individual customers.”
Anwim S.A. operates a network of over 250 petrol stations under the Moya brand. It is a portfolio company of the Enterprise Investors fund, which has operated in Central and Eastern Europe since 1990. It has created nine funds with a total capital exceeding EUR 2.5 billion.
Gessel’s team included Managing Partner Marcin Macieszczak, Partner Bernadeta Kasztelan-Swietlik, Managing Associate Bartlomiej Wozniak, Senior Associates Agnieszka Nowacka, Karolina Krzal-Kwiatkowska, and Krzysztof Jasinski, Associates Anna Haciuk, Diana Strzalkowska, and Paulina Maciag, and Paralegal Iwona Gielo-Benza.
Gessel did not reply to our inquiry on the matter.
Editor's Note: On August 7, 2020, Gessel announced that Anwim's acquisition of a stake in the eMILA network fuel stations from BM Reflex sp. Z o.o. sp.k was approved by Poland's Office of Competition and Consumer Protection on July 22, 2020.
CEE Legal Matters also learned that Kubiak & Eger had advised BM Reflex on the deal. The firm's team was led by Partner Malina Tarczynska-Kubiak.