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Greenberg Traurig represented a South Korean fund in its first transaction on the Polish market

WARSAW - Dec. 10, 2019 - Greenberg Traurig represented South Korean fund K-Trust, managed by JR AMC, in the acquisition of the Feniks office building, located in the Wola district of Warsaw.

Greenberg Traurig’s team was led by Local Partner Justyna Szwech, supported by Senior Associate Karolina Olko and Associate Jakub Gajzler. Senior Associate Magdalena Bachleda-Księdzularz, supported by Associate Iga Czerniak, was responsible for the transaction financing.

The acquisition of the Feniks office building is the first investment made in Poland by JR AMC, a REIT based in South Korea, which invests on global real estate markets. We are delighted that we could support our Client in this engaging project,” said Justyna Szwech.

 “We are even more honored as we were recommended to work on this transaction by a long-term Client. This is great proof of appreciation of our work and commitment,” added Jolanta Nowakowska-Zimoch, Partner and Head of the Real Estate Group at the Warsaw office.

Feniks is a modern office building that offers over 8,000 sq m of top class office space for lease over 8 floors.

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Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp.k. was named the 2019 and 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 approximately 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.

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