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.
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.
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.
Former Counsel Jakub Jedrzejewski, who manages SSW Pragmatic Solutions' Competition law and Consumer Protection practices, has been promoted to partner at the firm.
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.
DLA Piper has advised asset management company KGAL Group on its purchase of the Prosta Office Center in Warsaw from Prosta Investments. Greenberg Traurig reportedly advised the sellers.
Przemyslaw Drapala has been appointed Managing Partner of JDP Drapala & Partners.
Mrowiec Fialek and Partners has helped Lime Access sp. z o.o. find an investor and execute an investment agreement.
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.
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.
Gessel has advised Avallon on the acquisition of a majority stake in Clovin S.A.
Adam Zwierzynski has been promoted to Partner at Radzikowski Szubielska.
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.
Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka has advised OGP Gaz-System S.A. on a project involving the creation of a new gas supply corridor on the European market.
Sebastian Pietrzyk, former Partner at Brillaw Mikulski & Partners in Warsaw, has joined Act BSWW to co-head the firm's Public Procurement practice.
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.
Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland has advised ELMO on the sale of an organized part of its enterprise to Solutions 30 Holding.
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.