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Greenberg Traurig advised Union Investment on the acquisition of the multiplex cinema at Manufaktura in Łódź

WARSAW- April 24, 2019 - Attorneys from the Warsaw office of Greenberg Traurig, LLP advised Union Investment on the acquisition of a multiplex cinema operating under the Cinema City brand from a Cineworld Group company. The cinema is located on the same site as the Manufaktura shopping center in Łódź.

The Greenberg Traurig team was led by two partners, Radomił Charzyński and Karol Brzoskowski, assisted by Filip Janeczko (Associate) and Samanta Wenda-Uszyńska (Associate).

Union Investment engages in buying and managing commercial property worldwide, with special emphasis on the European market.

The Cinema City brand belongs to Cineworld Group, one of the world’s largest multiplex cinema operators. Manufaktura in Łódź is unique in Europe, the project revitalized 19th century buildings of a former textile mill owned by Izrael Poznański, a local textile industry tycoon. The landmark buildings now house one of Poland’s largest shopping centers, surrounded by modern urban space.

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Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 2000 attorneys serving clients from 39 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp.k. was named the 2019 and 2018 Most Innovative Law Firm of the Year for Poland by International Financial Law Review (IFLR) and the 2017 Law Firm of the Year in Poland by Chambers and Partners. Greenberg Traurig was ranked as number one in the Mergermarket Global & Regional M&A Report 2018 with respect to the value of M&A transactions handled in Poland in 2018. The total value of the transactions on which Greenberg Traurig advised its clients amounted to USD 2.807 billion.

Greenberg Traurig in Poland provides legal services to the largest Polish and international companies and institutions in Central Europe and beyond. The Warsaw office has over 100 lawyers considered to be the leading lawyers in Poland. 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 in the areas of Corporate/M&A, Capital Markets, Private Equity, project financing, competition law, court and arbitration proceedings, tax as well as such fields as: Real Estate, Energy, Banking and Finance, Insurance and TMT.

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Greenberg Traurig's Global Real Estate Practice is a cornerstone of the firm and recognized leader in the industry. The firm’s real estate attorneys deliver diversified and comprehensive legal solutions for property acquisition and investment, development, management and leasing, financing, restructuring, and disposition of all asset classes of real estate. The team draws upon the knowledge and experience of 400 real estate lawyers from around the world, serving clients from key markets in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America. The group’s clientele includes a broad range of property developers, lenders, investment managers, private equity funds, REITs, and private owners. The firm’s real estate team advises clients on a variety of matters across a broad spectrum of commercial, recreational, and residential real estate, including structured equity and debt and the hybrids.

Greenberg Traurig's real estate team in Warsaw consists of more than 40 top-rated specialists who cover a broad spectrum of core real estate and additional practices. The team offers clients an unparalleled level of legal experience and service in Poland and within Central Europe.