The Warsaw office of Gide Loyrette Nouel has advised a consortium of banks, including PKO Bank Polski, BNP Paribas, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China’s Poland branch, Bank Pekao, mBank, Bank Millennium, Credit Agricole, Societe Generale, Bank Handlowy, Bank Ochrony Srodowiska, and Intesa Sanpaolo, on its provision of PLN 2.115 billion in financing to the Ciech Group.
On March 8, 2021, CEE Legal Matters reported that Bendza Barszcz had advised Zlota 44 on the sale of a package of apartments in the Zlota 44 residential tower in Warsaw. CEEIHM spoke with Katarzyna Goryszewska, Sales Director at Zlota 44, to learn more about the deal.
CMS has advised Macquarie’s Green Investment Group on a ten-year physical corporate Power Purchase Agreement with the Danone companies in Poland and separately on a route to market physical PPA with Axpo, one of the largest independent off-takers of renewable energy, under which the wind farm will sell the remaining volume of electric energy and receive balancing services from Axpo.
With the Act Legal alliance announcing an integrated brand (reported by CEE Legal Matters on March 18, 2021), we spoke with Martin Randa, Managing Partner, Act Legal Czech Republic, Marek Wojnar, Managing Partner, Act Legal Poland, Stefan Botezatu, Managing Partner, Act Legal Romania, and Roman Hager, Partner, Act Legal Austria, to learn more about what the integration of the brand means for the alliance and what its plans are for the future.
Linklaters has advised Chariot, a group managed by Griffin Real Estate, on the sale of retail parks in the Polish communities of Olsztyn, Opole, Kielce, and Tychy to EPP, which was advised by Dentons. The value of the transaction was EUR 106 million and the total leasable area of the properties amounts to 110,000 square meters.
On February 5, 2021, CEE Legal Matters reported that Greenberg Traurig had advised AEW on its acquisition of a logistics project near Warsaw from an unspecified seller. CEEIHM spoke with Xavier Aubrun, Associate Director at AEW, to learn more about the acquisition.