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Wojciech Ostapowicz

Wojciech Ostapowicz focuses his practice on tax law. Wojciech Ostapowicz advises clients on various tax issues related to mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings and reorganizations, real estate transactions as well as capital market transactions (issuance of equity and debt instruments). He provides advice at all transactional stages including due diligence, transaction structuring and negotiation of transactional documents. He is also involved in handling tax disputes before tax authorities and administrative courts.


  • Tax advisory related to mergers & acquisitions
  • Tax advisory related to corporate restructuring
  • Tax issues related to the issuance of equity and debt securities
  • Tax disputes




  • Advised a leading owner and manager of shoppingcenters in Eastern and Central Europe on internal restructuring and transfer of real estate across Poland.
  • Assisted in the work for Innova Capital, a private equity fund, on the acquisition of a majority stake in PEKAES S.A. from Kulczyk Investments S.A. and Kulczyk Holding S.A.
  • Participated in the work for Rentokil Initial in connection with the acquisition of the organized part of an enterprise from Magic Group Polska Sp. z o.o. relating to aroma marketing solutions carried out under the brand AromaCorp.
  • Participated in the work for Raiffeisen Bank International AG in connection with the acquisition of a 70% share in Polbank EFG.°
  • Participated in the work for PKO BP Bank in connection with the acquisition of Nordea Bank Poland, Nordea Life and Nordea Finance. The value of the transaction was approx. PLN 3.5 billion.
  • Assisted in the work for Złota 44 sp. z o.o., a joint venture company of Amstar Global Partners Ltd. and BBI Development S.A. in connection with a general contractor agreement regarding resumption of construction work on Złota 44, a luxurious residential building in Warsaw.
  • Advised Atlantik S.A. and Pfleiderer Grajewo S.A. (currently, Pfleiderer Group S.A.) in connection with the cross-border reverse takeover and re-IPO of the Pfleiderer Group on the WSE. The total value of the Transaction, including the private placement and the repayment in kind, amounts to approximately PLN 744 million.
  • Participated in the work for Polkomtel sp. z o.o. on the reverse merger with Spartan Capital Holdings, which was the last phase of LBO structure implementation. The value of the transaction was EUR 4.5 billion.
  • Participated in the merger of Polski Bank Przedsiębiorczości S.A with FM Bank S.A. within the Abris Capital Group.
  • Participated in the work for Alior Bank in connection with the PLN 2.2 billion public offering of rights offering and issuance of new shares and the admission of the new shares to trading on the WSE.
  • Assisted in the work for Grupa LOTOS S.A. in connection with the PLN 1 billion public offering of shares.
  • Participated in the work for the underwriters: Deutsche Bank, Citigroup, Morgan Stanley, BofA Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse, KBC Securities and Santander Investment in connection with one of the biggest secondary offerings in the history of WSE - PLN 4.9 billion secondary offering of BZ WBK shares.
  • Participated in the PLN 680 million IPO of Zespół Elektrowni “Pątnów-Adamów-Konin” S.A. on the WSE.
  • Participated in the due diligence of PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A. in connection with its PLN 6 billion IPO on the WSE.°
  • Assisted with tax issues related to a bond issued by CEDC.°
  • Participated in the work for Wrigley Poland sp. z o.o. in connection with its customs issues before the customs authorities.°
  • Participated in tax proceedings related to HOOP Polska sp. z.o.o., Jutrzenka sp. z o.o. and Ziołopex sp. z o.o.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Ostapowicz prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp.k.

Anerkennung durch den Markt

  • Member, District Chamber of Legal Advisors in Warsaw
  • Member, National Chamber of Tax Advisors, Poland


Akademische Ausbildung
  • Legal Advisor, 2011
  • Tax Advisor, 2009
  • Master of Law, The University of Warsaw
  • Diploma, the University of Warsaw in cooperation with University of Cambridge, British Centre for English and European Legal Studies, 2004
  • Poland
  • Polnisch, Native
  • Englisch, Fluent