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Iga Czerniak focuses her practice on corporate law, banking and finance and mergers and acquisitions.

Concentrations

  • Corporate law
  • Banking & Finance
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

Capabilities

Experience

  • Participated in the work for Hines Pan-European Core Fund in connection with financing aspects of the acquisition of a mezzanine warehouse facility in Wrocław from GLL Real Estate Partners, manager of a fund in the Macquarie Group. 
  • Participated in the work for Madison International Realty in refinancing of the existing bank debt of Cavatina Office sp. z o.o., the owner of the Chmielna 89 office building in Warsaw, in connection with the acquisition of shares in Cavatina Office sp. z o.o. from Cavatina Holding S.A., entry into a joint venture agreement with Cavatina Holding S.A. 
  • Participated in the work for Metropol Group in connection with financing of the acquisition of a shopping centre portfolio, consisting of five regional convenience stores in located in Gdynia, Olkusz, Radom, Świętochłowice and Siemianowice from the subsidiaries of Atrium group.
  • Participated in the work for GLP, a leading global investment manager and business builder in logistics, real estate, insurance and related technologies, on the financing aspects related to the acquisition of Goodman Group’s Central and Eastern Europe logistics real estate portfolio.
  • Participated in the work for IAD Investments, a Slovak investment fund, on the financing aspects of the acquisition of all shares in the company holding the D48 office building located in the Mokotów district of Warsaw.
  • Participated in the work for a South Korean fund K-Trust, managed by JR AMC, in connection with the financing of the acquisition of the Feniks office building, located in the Wola district of Warsaw.
  • Participated in the work for Innova Investments LLC in connection with the extension of financing granted to: (I) KH Logistyka sp. z o.o. sp. k. for the purpose of (i) refinancing of the indebtedness extended by Raiffeisen Bank Polska S.A. and (ii) payment of part of the purchase price for all shares in Pekaes S.A.; and (II) Pekaes S.A. for the purpose of financing the general corporate purposes and working capital of the borrower.
  • Participated in the work for Benson Elliot, a leading, independent pan-European private equity real-estate fund manager, in financing aspects of the acquisition of Diamentum Office in Wrocław.
     
  • Participated in the work for AEW, acting on behalf of a German investor, in connection with the acquisition of a city logistics project near Warsaw. 
  • Participated in the work for Credit Suisse Asset Management Global Real Estate on the acquisition of the Astoria Premium Offices located in Warsaw.
  • Participated in the work for Eltel AB, a leading Northern European provider of technical services for critical infrastructure networks, listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, on an agreement to divest its Polish Communication business to VINCI Energies, a global player in concessions and contracting.
  • Participated in the work for ISOC Group, a Manila-based (Philippines) investor, in the acquisition of the Argon building in the Alchemia office complex in Gdańsk.
  • Participated in the work for Telewizja Polsat sp. z o.o. in connection with the establishing of strategic cooperation with Eleven Sports Network Ltd. and the acquisition of a majority share in the Polish company Eleven Sports Network sp. z o.o.
  • Participated in the work for Cyfrowy Polsat Group in connection with the acquisition of 100% of shares in companies owning the Eska TV, Eska TV Extra, Eska Rock, Polo TV and Vox Music TV channels from ZPR Media Group, and 34% of the shares in the company owning the Fokus TV and Nova TV stations, as well as in connection with the preliminary agreement to purchase a further 15% of shares in this company in the future.
  • Participated in the work for Innova Capital in connection with the acquisition of a majority stake in the Polish company Profim sp. z o.o.
  • Participated in the work for CVC Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition of Żabka Polska S.A. from Mid Europa Partners.
  • Participated in the work for SABMiller plc in connection with Polish aspects of the disposal of its CEE brewing assets to Asahi Group Holdings Ltd. The transaction value amounted to EUR 7.3 billion.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, Warsaw Bar Association

Credentials

Education
  • Advocate, 2021
  • Master of Law, summa cum laude, University of Warsaw, 2017
  • Diploma, Centre for the Study of English and European Union Law, Warsaw University in cooperation with the University of Cambridge, 2017
Admissions
  • Poland
Languages
  • Polish, Native
  • English, Fluent