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Greenberg Traurig Warsaw Advised on the Sale of Part of Former Polish Optical Industries Factory

WARSAW – June 25, 2018 – The Warsaw office of Greenberg Traurig, LLP advised Fabryka PZO sp. z o.o, a subsidiary of Soho Development S.A., on the sale of a property comprising over 10,000 m 2, which was part of the former Polish Optical Industries factory located at Grochowska street in Warsaw.

The transaction was led by Partner Radomił Charzyński, who was supported by Associates Kamil Majewski and Michał Niećko.

The transaction was connected with a partial repayment of bonds issued by Soho Development, which required a unique approach towards negotiations with the issuing agent over the documentation regarding the early repayment.

Soho Development has been listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange since 1997. Its strategy focuses on the sale of selected assets of the company and the implementation of the announced policy of buying back its own shares.

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