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Agata Iżyk focuses her practice on counseling corporate clients with regard to mergers and acquisitions matters and restructuring.

Concentrations

  • Private and public mergers & acquisitions
  • Project finance
  • Restructuring

Expertise

Erfahrung

  • Participated in the work for Allianz S.E. in connection with the EUR 2.5 billion acquisition of the Polish life and non-life insurance operations, as well as pension and asset management business, from Aviva and acquire a 51% stake in Aviva’s life and non-life bancassurance joint ventures with Santander. The value of the transaction exceeded EUR 2.5 billion.
  • Participated in the work for Echo Investment S.A. on the indirect purchase of a majority stake in Archicom S.A. After finalizing the transaction, the Echo-Archicom group became the largest residential developer in Poland.°
  • Participated in the work for the Onduline group on the acquisition of CB S.A., a company specializing in the production of roofing solutions and waterproofing systems. The transaction resulted in the creation of the international Ondura group.°
  • Participated in the work for Optimum Ventures Magántőkealap on the Polish aspects of transactions and capital markets law in the acquisition of a 61.49% stake in the Globe Trade Center development company, whose shares are listed on the stock exchanges in Warsaw and Johannesburg, from the American private equity fund Lone Star.°
  • Participated in the work for Mansa Investments sp. z o.o. on concluding an investment agreement and a shareholder agreement with a company related to Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P. ("Investor"). Under the agreement, the Investor, acting in concert with Mansa Investments sp. z o.o., announced a tender offer addressed to other shareholders of the Company for 100% of Polenergia S.A. shares and acquired over 20% of Polenergia S.A. shares. As a result of this, Mansa Investments sp. z o.o. and the Investor jointly own over 70% of Polenergia S.A. shares.°
  • Participated in the work for Cavatina on the sale of a block of shares in Murapol S.A. The buyer was a joint venture established by Ares Management and Griffin Real Estate, which as part of the transaction purchased a total of 98% of Murapol shares from the existing shareholders.°
  • Participated in the work for Cyfrowy Polsat on the joint venture agreement with Discovery Communications Europe and TVN regarding the establishment of a new OTT platform.
  • Participated in the work for CCC S.A. in connection with the establishing of strategic business and capital cooperation in Germany with HR Group, second largest specialized footwear retail chain in Germany. As part of a complex cross border transaction CCC S.A. acquired 30.5% shares in HR Group and sold 100% of shares in CCC Germany GmbH.
  • Participated in the work for CCC S.A. in connection with the announced tender offer for 100% of shares in Gino Rossi S.A., the execution of a conditional agreement on the sale of Gino Rossi S.A. receivables with Bank PKO BP S.A. and the signing of agreements with certain minority shareholders of Gino Rossi S.A. regarding their participation in the tender offer process.
  • Participated in the work for Telewizja Polsat sp. z o.o. in connection with the establishing of strategic cooperation with Eleven Sports Network Ltd. and the acquisition of a majority share in the Polish company Eleven Sports Network sp. z o.o.
  • Participated in the work for Algonquin regarding the sale of the company operating the Sheraton Grand Kraków in connection with the share purchase agreement. The value of the transaction was EUR 70 million.°
  • Participated in the work for Puratos in connection with the acquisition of a bakery enterprise from the Nurtico Group.°
  • Participated in the work related to the execution and implementation of the location gérance agreement concerning an enterprise with a value of several tens of million of EUR.°
  • Participated in the work for Owens Corning in connection with the acquisition of the Paroc Group.°
  • Participated in the work for InfraCapital fund in connection with a joint undertaking with Nokia aimed at the implementation of a project consisting in the construction and operation of fiber optics networks. The estimated expenditure on the project is EUR 300 million.°
  • Represented Padilla Fire Doors in the acquisition of land for investment projects in Poland.°
  • Participated in work related to the establishment and operation of companies, cooperatives and foundations, as well as in negotiating agreements and conducting due-diligence analyses.°
  • Participated in work connected with the restructuring of chains of pharmacies following the enactment of the “Pharmacies for pharmacists” rule and the introduction of demographic and geographic criteria regarding permits for opening new pharmacies.°

°The above representations were handled by Ms. Iżyk prior to her joining GREENBERG TRAURIG Nowakowska-Zimoch Wysokiński sp.k.

Anerkennung durch den Markt

  • Member, Poznań Bar Association of Attorneys-at-Law

Ausbildung

Akademische Ausbildung
  • Attorney-at-law, 2020
  • Master of Law, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, 2015
  • M.A., English Studies, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, 2008
Zulassung
  • Poland
Sprache
  • Polnisch, Native
  • Englisch, Fluent