WARSAW –18 June 2019 – Lawyers from the Greenberg Traurig Warsaw office are advising Madison International Realty and Ghelamco on the sale of the Warsaw Spire A office building.
The transaction involves the sale by affiliates of Madison International Realty and Ghelamco of their respective 50% stakes in the building to Immofinanz through a share deal. The transaction is subject to customary anti-trust approval.
“We are proud to once again have the chance to work as legal counsel on a transaction that involves this landmark office complex. Our knowledge of the asset is significantly helping us to provide legal services in a timely and cost-effective manner,” said Radomił Charzyński, Partner at the Warsaw office of Greenberg Traurig.
“The opportunity to work on such a prestigious transaction is proof that we have become one of the unquestionable leaders on the Polish real estate market and, most importantly, shows the level of trust from our Clients,” said Jolanta Nowakowska-Zimoch, Partner and Head of the Real Estate Group at the Warsaw office of Greenberg Traurig.
The Warsaw Spire A, with 49 floors in a 220-meter tower, is currently the tallest office building in Warsaw. The Warsaw Spire retail-office complex also includes two auxiliary buildings, Warsaw Spire B and Warsaw Spire C. The entire Warsaw Spire complex won the Best Office & Business Development category MIPIM 2017 Award in Cannes, France.
Greenberg Traurig LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 2000 attorneys serving clients from 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.
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.
About Greenberg Traurig's Real Estate Practice
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.
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