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Maciej Kacymirow

Maciej Kacymirow focuses his practice on tax issues as well as mergers and acquisitions and corporate law. He advises private equity and corporate clients (including listed companies) on tax issues connected with corporate restructurings and reorganizations (including international restructurings), mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, financing and capital market transactions (issuance of equity and debt instruments). He also has experience in handling tax disputes and managing ongoing tax matters for major corporations. He has also assisted clients from various industries on non-tax matters related to M&A and on corporate law issues.

Concentrations

  • Taxation of Corporate Restructurings
  • Taxation of Mergers & Acquitions
  • Tax Issues Related to the Issuance of Equity and Debt Securities
  • Tax Dispute Resolution
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate Law

Capabilities

Tax

Experience

  • Participated in the work for Atlantik S.A. and Pfleiderer Grajewo S.A. (currently, Pfleiderer Group S.A.) in connection with the cross-border reverse takeover and re-IPO of the Pfleiderer Group on the WSE. The total value of the Transaction, including the private placement and the repayment in kind, amounts to approximately PLN 744 million.
  • Participated in the work for Polkomtel sp. z o.o. in connection with the reverse merger with Spartan Capital Holdings, which was the last phase of the LBO structure implementation. The value of the transaction was EUR 4.5 billion.
  • Participated in the work for Polski Bank Przedsiębiorczości S.A and FM Bank S.A. in the merger of both banks within the Abris Capital Group.
  • 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 Alior Bank in relation to an agreement to acquire Bank BPH’s core business from affiliates of GE Capital.
  • Participated in the work for Empik Media & Fashion S.A. on the sale of shares in Learning Systems Poland S.A. to Bookzz Holdings Limited.
  • Participated in the work for AnaCap in connection with the acquisition of FM Bank PBP.
  • Assisted in the work for Złota 44 sp. z o.o., a joint venture company of Amstar Global Partners Ltd. and BBI Development S.A. in connection with a general contractor agreement regarding the resumption of construction work on Złota 44, a luxurious residential building in Warsaw.
  • 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 Budimex in relation to the sale of 100% shares in Danwood.°
  • Participated in the work for Spartan Capital Holdings in LBO financing for the acquisition of Polkomtel.°
  • Participated in the work for Cyfrowy Polsat S.A. in connection with obtaining financing for the acquisition of Telewizja Polsat S.A.°
  • Participated in the work for Alior Bank in connection with the PLN 2.2 billion public rights offering and issuance of new shares and the admission of the new shares to trading on the WSE.
  • Participated in the work for Bank Pocztowy in connection with the first issue of the Bank’s bonds, part of the public bond issuance program for individual investors with an aggregated value amounting to PLN 1 billion.
  • Participated in the work for Grupa LOTOS S.A. in connection with the PLN 1 billion public offering of shares.
  • Participated in the work for the Joint Global Coordinators: Citigroup Global Markets Limited, DMBH, Société Générale, UBS and Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch, and the Joint Bookrunners: DM PKO BP, DI BRE, DM BZ WBK and Wood&Co in the PLN 238.6 million IPO of Polski Holding Nieruchomości (PHN).
  • Participated in the tax due diligence of PZU S.A. for the purpose of its prospectus and IPO on the WSE.°
  • Assisted in the work for Wrigley Poland sp. z o.o. in connection with its customs issues before the customs authorities.°
  • Participated in the work for Rentokil Initial in connection with the acquisition of the organized part of an enterprise from Magic Group Polska Sp. z o.o. relating to aroma marketing solutions carried out under the brand AromaCorp.
  • Participated in the work for Zakłady Azotowe Puławy S.A. in its consolidation process with Zakłady Azotowe Tarnów-Mościce, and the creation of Grupa Azoty. The consolidated group is the second largest player in the fertilizers market in Europe.
  • Assisted in the work for Investors Holding in connection with the acquisition of 100% of shares in DWS Polska TFI.°
  • Participated in the due diligence of Libet S.A., which was acquired by Innova Capital.°
  • Participated in the work for a leading company in the field of online recruitment in connection with ongoing corporate and tax issues, in particular related to buy-back, group restructuring, incentive program for key employees and the bond issue.
  • Participated in in the work in connection with a non-public offer of Impel S.A.’s shares on WSE.
  • Participated in the work in connection with a settlement reached between PZU S.A.’s shareholders, the Polish Treasury and Eureko concerning the control of the company.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Kacymirow prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp.k.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, National Chamber of Tax Advisors
  • Member, District Chamber of Legal Advisors in Warsaw

Credentials

Education
  • Tax Advisor
  • Legal Advisor
  • Master of Law, Warsaw University
Languages
  • Polish, Native
  • English, Fluent