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Gessel has advised Polish Enterprise Fund VII, a private equity fund managed by Enterprise Investors, on the EUR 140 million sale of Danwood Holding to GS Engineering & Construction. 

Read more: Gessel and DLA Piper Advises on Enterprise Investors Sale of Danwood to GS Engineering &...

Dentons has advised Erste Group Bank AG and mBank S.A. on refinancing the acquisition of Polish solar projects with a capacity of 46 MW granted to a project company controlled by Aberdeen Standard Investments's fund.

Read more: Dentons Advises Erste Group Bank and MBank on Refinancing Acquisition of Solar Projects in Poland

Linklaters has advised Chariot Group B.V. on the sale of DIY stores leased by OBI located in Gdansk and Lodz, with a total gross leasable area of 18,300 square meters, to a subsidiary of Marr Holdings, a company from the Republic of South Africa. Dentons reportedly advised the buyers.

Read more: Linklaters and Dentons Advise on Chariot Group's Sale of OBI Stores in Poland

Kochanski & Partners has advised Visa Inc. on its launch of open banking services in Poland based on the country's amended Payment Services Act, which implements the EU's PSD2 Directive into Polish law.

Read more: Kochanski & Partners Advises Visa on Launch of Open Banking Services in Poland

Studnicki Pleszka, Cwiakalski, Gorski has advised French renewable energy producer Akuo Energy on financing it received for the construction of three wind farms with a total power of 132 MW from the Mirova Eurofideme 4 fund and a consortium of BNP Paribas Bank Polska, Commerzbank, and mBank. Dentons reportedly advised Akuo as well, and the bank consortium was advised by Allen & Overy.

Read more: SPCG and Allen & Overy Advise on Financing for Polish Wind Farm Construction

SPCG has advised BNP Paribas on its investment, made with Alior Bank and PKO Bank Polski and in agreement with existing investors Innovation Nest and Black Pearls, in Autenti, a Polish Fintech platform for paperless electronic contract signing and digital document circulation. PKO was advised by Jankowski & Stroinski and Alior Bank by Kondracki Celej.

Read more: SPCG and Jankowski & Stroinski Advise on Autenti Investment Round

DLA Piper has advised FIZAN Foreign Expansion Fund on the acquisition by its Recat subsidiary of a minority block of shares in Tesla Recycling from the Elemental Holding group. Elemental was advised by solo practitioner Maria Janicka.

Read more: DLA Piper Advises FIZAN Foreign Expansion Fund on Acquisition of Minority Share in Tesla Recycling

DLA Piper has advised FIZAN Foreign Expansion Fund on its entrance into a joint venture with Poland's Elemental Holding to acquire a majority stake in PGM, a Texas company specializing in the treatment of used automotive and industrial catalytic converters. The firm also advised Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego on financing for the acquisition.

Read more: DLA Piper Advises FIZAN Foreign Expansion Fund on Investment in PGM

On December 18, 2019, CEE Legal Matters reported that Scandinavia's Flugger group A/S acquired a 60% shareholding in Unicell, a paint manufacturer based in Poland. We reached out to Flugger’s Group General Counsel and Vice President, Torben Schwaner Dehlholm, for more details.

Read more: Deal 5: Flugger's Group General Counsel Torben Schwaner Dehlholm on Flugger's Acquisition of Stake...

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