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Kochanski Zieba & Partners (KZP) has advised Generac Holdings Inc., a designer and manufacturer of power generation equipment and other engine powered products, on the acquisition of assets of Motortech Holding GmbH & Co. KG from its family shareholders. The sellers were advised by the KSB Intax firm on the transaction, which remains subject to regulatory approval (and which is expected to close in the first quarter of 2017).

Clifford Chance has represented the TDJ Group in the Kopex Group's debt restructuring. The signing of the restructuring documents was the last condition precedent to the TDJ Group's acquiring the majority of the shares in Kopex S.A.  According to reports, the TDJ Group's acquisition of control over the Kopex Group crowns the largest acquisition in the machine manufacturing sector in Poland.

Jara Drapala & Partners is reporting that it has successfully reached a settlement on behalf of Alpine Bau Deutschland AG in a lawsuit brought by the company as part of a consortium of contractors in 2014 against the Polish State Treasury for damages related to the consortium's construction of the National Stadium in Warsaw. In its initial claim, Alpine Bau demanded PLN 139 million in damages and remuneration. Linklaters advised the Polish State Treasury in negotiations, with CMS advising Zurich Insurance.

Noerr has announced today that a team of 11 lawyers from Polish firm DJBW will join its Warsaw office effective January 1, 2017. Of the five Partners in DJBW, four — Witold Danilowicz, Witold Jurcewicz, Radoslaw Biedecki, and Ludomir Biedecki — will move to Noerr. 

Clifford Chance has advised Wydawnictwa Szkolne i Pedagogiczne S.A. on syndicated refinancing of up to PLN 410 million organized by ING Bank Slaski S.A., Bank BGZ BNP Paribas S.A., Bank Handlowy w Warszawie S.A., Bank Zachodni WBK S.A., and Raiffeisen Polbank S.A. Allen & Overy advised the banks on the transaction, which involved the repayment of their bilateral credit facilities and the redemption of bonds listed in the ATS, as well as ensuring acquisition and revolving financing for the company.

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