WARSAW, 22 July 2022 – Greenberg Traurig acted as legal advisor to Stock Spirits group in connection with the preliminary agreement related to the indirect acquisition of 100% of the shares in Polmos Bielsko-Biała S.A. Stock Spirits is a portfolio company owned by a fund managed by CVC Capital Partners.
The closing of the transaction is subject to regulatory approval by the President of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK).
The Greenberg Traurig team was led by Local Partner Michał Bobrzyński, supported by Senior Associate Joanna Kuc and Associate Adam Anduła. The transaction team also included Partner Rafał Baranowski, Partner Robert Gago, Partner Andrzej Wysokiński, Local Partner Barbara Pancer, Local Partner Filip Kijowski, Senior Associates Filip Drgas and Tomasz Denko and Associates Anna Bryńska, Iga Czerniak, Katarzyna Goljan, Marcin Gralewski, Wiktoria Grotkowska-Szostak, Marta Popławska and Krzysztof Popławski.
Stock Spirits is one of the largest spirit producers in the CEE region. The company’s portfolio includes more than 70 brands of vodka, vodka-based fruit liqueurs, rum, brandy, bitters and limoncello. Stock’s flagship brands include Stock, Amundsen, Żołądkowa de Luxe and Lubelska.
CVC Capital Partners is a leading global private equity platform.
Polmos Bielsko-Biała is one of the leading producers of premium vodka brands, with more than 10 brands in the portfolio including Biały Bocian, Ogiński, Extra Żytnia and Advocaat.
Polmos Bielsko-Biała was represented by Deloitte Legal.
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