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Agnieszka Stopińska focuses her practice on competition law, commercial law and mergers and acquisitions. She has experience working with a wide range of clients including banks, oil companies and other corporations.

Concentrations

  • Merger Control (domestic, EU)
  • Antitrust
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • General Corporate Advice

Capabilities

Experience

  • Participated in the work for Agora S.A. in connection with an appeal against the decision of the President of the Polish Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK), prohibiting Agora from taking control over Eurozet Sp. z o.o.
  • Assisted in the work for Innova Capital in proceedings before the UOKiK concerning the acquisition of Drukarnia Embe Press S. Bezdek M. Mamcarz sp. z o.o. and „CHEMES M. SZPERLIŃSKI” sp. z o.o.
  • Assisted in the work for the WING Group, one of the largest privately-owned real estate companies in Hungary, in proceedings before the UOKiK in connection with the indirect acquisition of 55.95% of the shares of Echo Investment S.A. from Echo Partners B.V.
  • Represented PKO BP in proceedings before the EU Commission in connection with the strategic alliance with EVO Payments regarding eService.
  • Assisted in the proceedings before UOKiK in connection with the acquisition of Nordea Bank Poland, Nordea Life and Nordea Finance.
  • Represented the buyer in the proceedings before UOKiK in connection with the acquisition of Zelmer by BSH Sprzęt Gospodarstwa Domowego sp.z o.o.
  • Represented Blackstone in proceedings before UOKiK in connection with the acquisition of logistics centres in Poland.
  • Participated in the work for PAK-Polska Czysta Energia in connection with the acquisition of a special purpose company owned by the Neoinvestment Group, responsible for the construction of a wind farm situated in Człuchów, consisting of 33 wind turbines with a total capacity of approx. 72.6 MW.
  • Participated in the work for Capital Park S.A. in connection with the acquisition of a unique real property consisting of two plots of land in Gdańsk with a total area of 1.3 hectares, on the so-called Polish Hook (Polski Hak) and in the joint venture transaction regarding the acquisition.
  • Participated in the work for ZE PAK in connection with the launch of partnership with Ørsted and in antitrust proceedings before the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection.
  • Participated in the work for the Polsat Plus Group in connection with the planned acquisition by Cyfrowy Polsat S.A. of the green assets of ZE PAK.
  • Participated in the work for Goldman Sachs and UBS, acting as Global Coordinators and Joint Bookrunners, mBank and PKO BP Biuro Maklerskie, as Joint Bookrunners and investment firms intermediating in the public offering of the securities and WOOD & Company as a Joint Bookrunner in connection with the due diligence related to the initial public offering of shares in STS Holding S.A. 
  • Participated in the work for Goldman Sachs, Citi, Trigon Dom Maklerski, acting as Global Coordinators and Joint Bookrunners, Numis Securities Limited as a Joint Bookrunner and mBank as a Co-Manager of the offering in connection with the due diligence related to the initial public offering of shares in Grupa Pracuj S.A.
  • Participated in the work for Allianz in relation with the acquisition of Aviva’s operations in Poland and Lithuania for over EUR 2.5 billion. 
  • Participated in the work for Cyfrowy Polsat S.A. and Polkomtel sp. z o.o. (“Polsat Group”) in connection with the sale of a 99.99% stake in Polkomtel Infrastruktura sp. z o.o., a subsidiary of Polsat Group, with Cellnex Poland sp. z o.o., a subsidiary of Cellnex Telecom S.A. The value of the transaction is over PLN 7 billion.
  • 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 with a total warehouse space of approximately 26,000 sqm.
  • Participated in the work for Abris CEE Mid-Market Fund III L.P., managed by Abris Capital Ltd., in connection with the acquisition of Scanmed S.A. 
  • Participated in the work for Polsat Group in connection with the acquisition of Interia Group. 
  • Participated in the work for PKO BP Bank in connection with the acquisition of Nordea Bank Poland, Nordea Life and Nordea Finance. The value of the transaction was approx. PLN 3.5 billion.
  • Participated in the work for Bank PKO BP in connection with the sale of 66 percent of shares in eService S.A. to the U.S. EVO company. The value of the transaction was PLN 430 million.
  • Participated in the work for the underwriters: Deutsche Bank, Citigroup, Morgan Stanley, BofA Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse, KBC Securities and Santander Investment in connection with one of the biggest secondary offerings in the history of WSE - PLN 4.9 billion secondary offering of BZ WBK shares.
  • Participated in the work for Enterprise Investors in connection with the proposed acquisition of Allenort Cardiological Clinic.
  • Participated Spartan Capital Holdings in connection with LBO financing for the acquisition of Polkomtel and the development of LTE network.°
  • Participated in the work for DnB NOR Markets, Inc. (part of DnB NOR Bank ASA) and Pareto Securities AS in connection with the IPO of Morpol ASA on the OSE.°
  • Participated in the due diligence of Libet S.A., in connection with its acquisition by Innova Capital.°
  • Participated in the due diligence of BZ WBK S.A. in connection with its proposed acquisition by another bank.°

°The above representations were handled by Ms. Stopińska prior to her joining GREENBERG TRAURIG Nowakowska-Zimoch Wysokiński sp.k.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, Bar Association of Warsaw

Credentials

Education
  • Advocate, 2014
  • Master of Law, Warsaw University
  • Master of Law, University of Warsaw with the University of Florida Center for American Law Studies
Admissions
  • Poland
Languages
  • Polish, Native
  • English, Fluent
  • French, Fluent
  • German, Conversational