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Greenberg Traurig represents OANDA Global Corporation, CVC’s portfolio company, in the acquisition of TMS Brokers

WARSAW, September 1, 2020 - Greenberg Traurig is acting as legal advisor for OANDA Global Corporation in the acquisition of Dom Maklerski TMS Brokers S.A.

OANDA Global Corporation entered into a preliminary agreement with a vehicle controlled by a fund managed by PineBridge Investments and the minority shareholder for the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Dom Maklerski TMS Brokers S.A. The completion of the transaction is subject to obtaining regulatory clearances from the Polish Financial Supervision Authority.

Greenberg Traurig is providing comprehensive legal advice with respect to the transaction. The acquisition of TMS Brokers by OANDA is another example of Greenberg Traurig’s leading position with respect to banking and financial sector M&A transactions in Poland.

The transaction is led by Local Partner Michał Bobrzyński, supported by Partner Łukasz PawlakLocal Partners Anna Hałas-Krawczyk and Filip Kijowski, Senior Associates Maciej Pietrzak, Magdalena Medyńska, Anna Wiśniewska and Associates Michał Bałdowski, Tomasz Denko, Marta Kownacka, Angelika Makar as well as Adam Anduła.

Managing Partner Jarosław Grzesiak is supervising the transaction.

OANDA Group is a leading global CFD broker and provider of the FX data services. In 1996, OANDA became the first organisation to share exchange rate data free of charge on the Internet, launching a forex trading platform that helped pioneer the development of Internet-based currency trading five years later. Today, OANDA provides online multi-asset trading, payments, money transfers and currency data to corporates and consumers alike, demonstrating an unrivalled expertise in foreign exchange. Regulated by six major financial services authorities and with offices in the world’s most active financial markets, the firm remains dedicated to transforming the business of foreign exchange.

In 2018 OANDA was acquired by CVC Capital Partners. Established in 1981, CVC is a world leader in private equity and credit with USD 105.1 billion of assets under management, USD 160.3 billion of funds committed and a global network of 23 local offices: 15 across Europe and the Americas and eight in the Asia Pacific region.

Dom Maklerski TMS Brokers S.A. is the oldest forex brokerage house on the Polish market. The platforms created by TMS Brokers provide clients with access to thousands of investment products, including contracts for currencies, crypto, indices, commodities and stocks from the world's major exchanges.

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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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