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Karolina Olko

Karolina Olko focuses her practice on corporate law issues and real estate. She assists both Polish and international clients, including developers and investment funds, in real estate matters related to mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, and private equity transactions. Her experience includes transactions involving infrastructure, offices, hotels, and gas and energy enterprises.

Concentrations

  • REITs
  • Due diligence reports
  • Joint Ventures
  • Corporate law

Capabilities

Experiencia

  • Participated in the work for CA Immobilien Anlagen AG in connection with the acquisition of all shares in P14 Sp. z o.o., the owner of the Postępu 14 office building located in the Mokotów area of Warsaw.
  • Participated in the work for Madison International Realty in connection with the acquisition of shares in Cavatina Office sp. z o.o., the owner of the Chmielna 89 office building in Warsaw, from Cavatina Holding S.A.
  • Participated in the work for South Korean fund K-Trust, managed by JR AMC, in connection with the acquisition of the Feniks office building, located in the Wola district of Warsaw.
  • Participated in the work for ISOC Group, a Manila-based investor in the acquisition of the Argon building in the Alchemia office complex in Gdańsk.
    Participated in the work for Cromwell European Real Estate Investment Trust, through its subsidiaries, on its acquisition of 16 predominantly freehold office properties in Poland, the Netherlands, and Finland.
  • Participated in work for RREEF Investment GmbH in connection with the acquisition of the Alchemia I office building in Gdańsk.°
  • Participated in work for Union Investment Real Estate GmbH in connection with the acquisition of the Maraton office building in Poznań.°
  • Participated in work for M&G European Property Fund SICAV-FIS in connection with the acquisition of the Konotopa logistic park.°
  • Participated in work for Rockcastle Global Real Estate Holdings B.V. in connection with the acquisition of the Galeria Warmińska shopping center in Olsztyn.°
  • Advised Ghelmaco's subsidiary in connection with the acquisition of a real property located in Łódż.°
  • Participated in work for Griffin Real Estate in connection with the acquisition of the Raiffeisen Business Center office building in Warsaw.°
  • Advised Globe Trade Centre S.A. in connection with negotiation of lease agreements concerning commercial premises located in Galeria Północna, the first large-format shopping center in Warsaw’s Białołęka district.°
  • Participated in the work for BNP Paribas Group on completion of the transaction involving the acquisition of the core banking business of Raiffeisen Bank Polska S.A. by Bank BGŻ BNP Paribas S.A. and the related equity investment of PLN 430 million (approximately EUR 100 million) by the EBRD through the acquisition of an approximately 4.5 percent stake in Bank BGŻ BNP Paribas S.A. from Raiffeisen Bank International AG) and BNP Paribas SA. 
  • Participated in work for Arcus Infrastructure Partners in connection with the acquisition of an 85 percent stake in Gdańsk Transport Company (the owner and concessionaire for the northern section of the AmberOne A1 motorway in Poland).°
  • Participated in work for U City Public Company Limited in connection with the acquisition of shares in companies from the Warimpex hotel portfolio in Europe (concerning the following hotels:  Andel’s by Vienna House Łódź, Andel’s by Vienna House Kraków, Vienna House Easy Chopin Kraków, Angelo by Vienna House Katowice and Vienna House Amber Baltic Międzyzdroje).°
  • Participated in work for Raiffeisen Bank Polska S.A. in connection with the credit facility  to be granted by the bank for the financing and refinancing of a warehouse project located in Poland.°

°The above representations were handled by Ms. Olko prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp.k.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, Bar Association of Warsaw

Credentials

Educación
  • Advocate, 2016
  • Polish-French Diploma , Competition Law, The Institute of Law Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw, 2014
  • Master of Law, 2012
Con licencia para ejercer en
  • Poland
Idiomas
  • Polish, Nativo
  • Inglés, Fluido