WARSAW – FEB. 21, 2019 – The Warsaw Office of Greenberg Traurig represented Agora S.A. in the acquisition of a 40% stake in Eurozet sp. z o.o. and negotiation of a shareholders agreement with its majority shareholder SFS Ventures s.r.o., governing the cooperation of both Eurozet shareholders.
“Greenberg Traurig’s participation in this transaction is part of our long-standing and major practice in the area of mergers and acquisitions in the media sector and confirms our leading position in such transactions.” said Jarosław Grzesiak, Managing Partner of Greenberg Traurig in Poland.
The Greenberg Traurig team was led by Partner Rafał Baranowski. The team consisted of: Managing Partner Jarosław Grzesiak, Partner Robert Gago, Filip Kijowski (Senior Associate), Ewa Tabor-Maciejewska (Senior Associate) and Tomasz Denko (Associate).
Agora S.A. is one of the largest and most well-known media corporations in Poland, as the publisher of Gazeta Wyborcza, a nationwide opinion-leading daily newspaper. Agora S.A. also owns three local music radio stations: Złote Przeboje, Rock Radio and Radio Pogoda, the online radio station Tuba FM, and it is the majority owner of the multiregional Radio TOK FM. Its shares have been listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange since 1999.
Eurozet is one of the leading media groups in Poland, involved in the production and broadcasting of radio programming, sale of advertising spots, brokerage activities for stations and online services, as well as the development and management of online services. It includes five stations: Radio ZET, Antyradio, Chillizet, Meloradio, and Radio Plus, online services, Studio ZET, which produces commercials, and Eurozet Live, a brand dedicated to venue and event marketing.
Greenberg Traurig LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 2000 attorneys serving clients from 39 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.
Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp.k. was named the 2018 Most Innovative Law Firm of the Year for Poland by International Financial Law Review (IFLR) and the 2017 Law Firm of the Year in Poland by Chambers and Partners. Greenberg Traurig was ranked as number one in the Mergermarket Global & Regional M&A Report 2018 with respect to the value of M&A transactions handled in Poland in 2018. The total value of the transactions on which Greenberg Traurig advised its clients amounted to USD 2.807 billion.
Greenberg Traurig in Poland provides legal services to the largest Polish and international companies and institutions in Central Europe and beyond. The Warsaw office has over 100 lawyers considered to be the leading lawyers in Poland. 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 in the areas of Corporate/M&A, Capital Markets, Private Equity, project financing, competition law, court and arbitration proceedings, tax as well as such fields as: Real Estate, Energy, Banking and Finance, Insurance and TMT.
For additional information on Greenberg Traurig please visit www.gtlaw.com