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GT advised Telewizja Polsat on the acquisition of a majority share in Eleven Sports Network

WARSAW – June 8, 2018 – Lawyers from the Greenberg Traurig Warsaw office advised Telewizja Polsat sp. z o.o., a leading Polish broadcaster of television channels, 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.

Greenberg Traurig provided comprehensive legal advice covering legal due diligence, the structure of the Transaction, including antimonopoly aspects, and the preparation and negotiation of transaction documents, in particular the share purchase agreement and shareholders agreement.

The Greenberg Traurig team was led by Local Partner Daniel Kaczorowski, supported by Associate Agata Iżyk, Senior Associate Maciej KacymirowSenior Associate Marek Kłeczek, Associate Iga Czerniak and Paralegal Katarzyna Małocha. Partner Robert Gago, supported by Senior Associate Radosław Pawluk, was responsible for the antimonopoly aspects of the Transaction.

“We are proud that once again we could participate in a strategic project and the next step in Cyfrowy Polsat Group’s development,” said Jarosław Grzesiak, Managing Partner at the Warsaw office of Greenberg Traurig.

Eleven Sports Network Ltd. is involved in the production and distribution of sports programs. It also owns attractive sports rights resold in the form of program packages to pay-TV operators acting on the Polish market.

Telewizja Polsat is a company from the Cyfrowy Polsat Group, one of the largest Polish companies and a leading media and telecommunications group in the region.

Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp.k. was named the 2018 Most Innovative Law Firm of the Year Award for Poland by International Financial Law Review (IFLR) and the 2017 Law Firm of the Year in Poland by Chambers and Partners. The Warsaw office of Greenberg Traurig, LLP provides legal services to clients in Central Europe and beyond and consists of more than 100 lawyers. Team members are regularly recognized as leaders in numerous practice areas. Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, IFLR1000 and EMEA Legal 500 consistently rank them among the top tiers the areas of Corporate/M&A, Capital Markets, Real Estate, Private Equity, Tax, Banking and Finance, Project Finance, Energy, Dispute Resolution and TMT.