WARSAW – July 16, 2019 – Lawyers from the Greenberg Traurig Warsaw advised Benson Elliot, a leading, independent pan-European private equity real-estate fund manager, on the acquisition of Diamentum Office in Wroclaw.
The Greenberg Traurig team was led by Senior Associate Anna Wiśniewska, supported by Associate Filip Widuch. Partner Agata Jurek-Zbrojska provided strategic supervision on this transaction and Associate Samanta Wenda-Uszyńska participated in the due diligence stage.
Greenberg Traurig provided comprehensive legal advice with respect to the transaction, including the development of the transaction structure, conducting due diligence of the asset, and drafting and negotiating the agreements with the seller, Cavatina Holding.
Greenberg Traurig also provided legal advice regarding the financing of the transaction. The financing team was led by Senior Associate Paweł Jaśkiewicz, and included Senior Associate Magdalena Bachleda-Księdzularz and Associate Iga Czerniak. The strategic supervision regarding financing aspects was provided by Partner Aleksander Janiszewski.
“We are honored that for the fifth time we can represent Benson Elliot in one of its strategic investments. Gaining their trust confirms the position of Greenberg Traurig as a leader on the real estate market in Poland,” said Jolanta Nowakowska-Zimoch, Partner and Head of the Real Estate Group at the Warsaw office of Greenberg Traurig
Diamentum Office, located at ul. Robotnicza in Wrocław, was designed as a building with a solid rectangular structure. The design of the glass façade was inspired by the structure of a diamond. The building consists of eight above-ground levels and one underground level.
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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.
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 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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