Warsaw Private Equity

Thanks to our longstanding reputation for excellence as private equity advisors, we have worked on the vast majority of the top private equity deals in the Polish market in recent years. We advise most of the leading private equity houses operating in Poland and are involved in most of the big-ticket private equity transactions.

Our practice is multi-disciplinary, and we work closely with colleagues throughout the firm’s other practice groups to meet the full range of our clients’ legal needs. By combining the capabilities and international experience of our lawyers advising on fund formation, corporate and securities law, tax, energy, infrastructure, real estate, insurance, bankruptcy and restructuring, we are able to support our clients in maximizing value from any given private equity transaction. Our private equity team advises on four primary fields:

  • Acquisitions of portfolio companies;
  • Fund formation;
  • Advice to portfolio companies regarding corporate and securities matters, financings, and reorganizations; and
  • Exit strategies.

 

Portfolio Company Investments

We advise financial investors in connection with acquisitions, mergers, financings and exit strategies. We have familiarity with virtually all sectors in the manufacturing and service industries, as well as telecommunications, energy, infrastructure and real estate. Our practice also includes advising portfolio companies regarding corporate governance, securities, tax, debt finance, restructuring, intellectual property and executive compensation matters.

Core Capabilities

Our private equity practice advises on the representation of sponsors employing all types of private market investment vehicles, including buy-out and growth equity funds, funds of funds, secondary funds, hedge funds and funds investing in real estate, power, infrastructure and other specialized asset classes. We also represent leading institutional investors in connection with their investments in a wide variety of alternative investment vehicles, which gives us strong knowledge of market conditions.

In 2018 we were ranked Band 1 in Private Equity by Chambers Europe, and we were also named “Private Equity Law Firm of the Year 2018” by M&A Today Global Awards and Lawyer International Legal 100.