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Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski is advising the Polish Ministry of Finance and Polish Financial Supervision Authority on a project titled "On the Road to Financial Inclusion and Innovation," which is designed to establish a legal and technological framework for developing the FinTech and SupTech sector in Poland. The project also involves, among others, the EBRD.

Read more: Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski Advises Poland on Legal and Technology Framework

Clifford Chance has advised INEA, an open-access fiber-optic network operator in Poland, on additional financing of over PLN 400 million procured from a consortium of Bank Pekao S.A., Credit Agricole Bank Polska S.A., Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, EBRD, ING Bank Slaski S.A., PKO BP S.A., BNP Paribas Bank Polska S.A., and PZU Fizan BIS 1. White & Case advised the lenders on the deal.

Read more: Clifford Chance and White & Case Advise on 400 Million PLN Financing for INEA

Greenberg Traurig has advised Tritax EuroBox on its acquisition of Central Logistics Investment from Griffin Real Estate, which was acting on behalf of Redefine Properties. Linklaters advised the sellers on the deal.

Read more: Greenberg Traurig and Linklaters Advise on Tritax EuroBox's Acquisition of Central Logistics...

SSW Pragmatic Solutions has advised White Stone Development on a loan it received from Santander Bank Polska. Radzikowski, Szubielska i Wspolnicy reportedly advised Santander Bank Polska.

Read more: SSW Pragmatic Solutions Advises White Stone Development on Loan from Santander Bank Polska

Dentons and Kirkland & Ellis have represented GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, on the acquisition of the Maximus logistics real estate portfolio from funds managed by Apollo Global Management, a US-based private equity firm. Noerr advised the sellers on the transaction, which was signed in December 2019 and closed on January 31, 2020, and which was valued at approximately EUR 950 million.

Read more: Dentons, Kirkland & Ellis, and Noerr Advise on GIC's Acquisition of Maximus Logistics Real Estate...

Schoenherr lawyers Pawel Halwa and Thomas Kulnigg have been promoted to Equity Partner as part of the firm's annual promotion round, and lawyers Constantin Benes, Leon Kopecky, Guenther Leissler, Laurenz Schwitzer, Manuela Zimmermann, Georgiana Badescu, Madalina Neagu, and Milos Lakovic have been promoted to Contract Partner.

Read more: Schoenherr Announces Partner Promotions in Poland, Austria, Romania, and Serbia

DLA Piper has advised Polish family-owned investment firm TDJ on its acquisition of a controlling 83% stake in Teamtechnik Production Technology, a company specializing in the design and manufacture of intelligent production lines for the automotive industry. Teamtechnik was advised by Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka.

Read more: DLA Piper and DZP Advise on TDJ's Acquisition of Controlling Stake in Teamtechnik Production...

Noerr and Penkov, Markov & Partners have advised private equity firm Aurelius Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA on the acquisition of the Renewable Power Systems and Protection Relays businesses from NASDAQ-listed Woodward, Inc.

Read more: Noerr and Penkov, Markov & Partners Advise Aurelius Equity Opportunities on Acquisition of...

Greenberg Traurig has advised Wood & Co. as the sole global coordinator on an accelerated book-building process acquisition of 13.3% shares in Ten Square Games S.A. from its management board members Maciej Popowicz and Arkadiusz Pernal. The transaction is valued at PLN 220 million.

Read more: Greenberg Traurig Advises Wood & Co. on Ten Square Games Stake Acquisition by Management Board

With GDP growth for 2019 projected to be approximately 4%, the Polish economy remains strong, and the country’s real estate sector continues to set new records. The low availability of housing, strong domestic consumption, and stable industry production have boosted the profitability of real estate investments. Demand for land is high and developers compete fiercely for the shrinking number of attractive spots. In August 2019, a new law came into force which may make real properties held in a right of perpetual usufruct (RPU) more attractive than they used to be.

Read more: Perpetual Usufruct Right Becomes More and More Similar to Freehold

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