Dentons Warsaw has advised Hines Polska on its acquisition of the Zalando Lounge distribution center from Hillwood Development, which was advised by Clifford Chance. Financing was provided by PKO Bank Polski, advised by DLA Piper.
Linklaters has advised Chariot Group on the EUR 224 million disposal of a portfolio of four M1 shopping centers located in the Polish cities of Bytom, Czestochowa, Poznan, and Radom. The purchaser is a subsidiary of EPP N.V., a Dutch-based REIT dually listed on the Johannesburg and Luxembourg stock exchanges.
Members of the BPV Legal in Romania, Hungary, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia have provided local counsel in those jurisdictions to Dutch property managers MVGM on its takeover of the property management division of the Jones Lang LaSalle Group in Continental Europe. The Hague office of the Dutch law firm Barents Krans acted as lead counsel to MVGM, and Watson, Farley & Williams was lead counsel to JLL, working with local counsel from Schoenherr in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, and Romania.
Dentons has advised EPP on the sale of a 70% stake in a joint venture company holding 11 newly-built office properties to Henderson Park. Linklaters advised Henderson Park on the deal, which sees EPP maintaining its 30% stake in the joint venture and continuing to manage properties in cooperation with Henderson Park.
Linklaters has advised LUX MED on its 100% acquisition of Centrum Medyczne Mavit Sp. z o.o. from its majority shareholder Resource Partners and the company’s unnamed founding minority shareholder. Rykowski Jusiel advised sellers on the deal, which remains contingent on the approval of the Polish Office of Competition and Consumer Protection.