Law School Attended:
Warsaw University, Master of Law, 1999
Year of First admission:
Professional & Community Involvement
•Member, District Chamber of Legal Advisors in Warsaw
Polish, Native; English, Fluent
Experience: Public M&A Transactions: Advised Rentokil Initial plc in connection with its joint venture agreement with Haniel & Cie. Holding Company.; Represented Cyfrowy Polsat S.A. and Polkomtel S.A. in connection with the acquisition of the majority stake in Midas S.A. in a public tender offer.; Represented KI Chemistry s.a r.l., a subsidiary of Kulczyk Investments S.A., in connection with the acquisition of a majority of shares in CIECH S.A., a leading European chemical company and the second largest producer of soda ash in Europe. The transaction was carried out by way of a tender offer for the acquisition of up to 66% of the issued share capital of CIECH S.A. The value of the transaction was PLN 835 million (USD 278 million).; Represented EBRD in connection with the acquisition of the shares of Grupa Azoty S.A.; Represented Penta Investments in the acquisition of shares of NFI Empik Media & Fashion S.A.; Represented the majority shareholders of Cyfrowy Polsat S.A. in the sale of 25% of shares in the business.; Advised Torfarm S.A. on its direct and indirect acquisition of Prosper S.A.; Private M&A Transactions: Represented ERBUD S.A. in connection with the sale of its subsidiary BUDLEX S.A.; Represented EcorNaturaSi, an Italian distributor of organic food, in connection with the acquisition of the controlling stake in Organic Farma Zdrowia.; Represented Euromedic International, a leading pan-European medical service provider, in the acquisition of a 100% stake in NU-MEDIC Pracownie Diagnostyczne Sp. z o.o., a company operating seven diagnostic centers in northern Poland, as well as in the acquisition of a diagnostic center from NU-Med Grupa S.A.; Represented Spartan Capital Holdings in the PLN 18.1 billion acquisition of Polkomtel.; Represented Cyfrowy Polsat S.A. in the acquisition of Telewizja Polsat S.A.; Represented Investors Holding in the acquisition of 100% of shares in DWS Polska TFI.; Represented Baring Corilius Private Equity in the sale of Poligrafia S.A.; Assisted in the project related to the proposed acquisition of Daewoo FSO Motor S.A. by MG Rover.; Debt Capital Markets: Represented the Poland-based mobile telecoms operator on its groundbreaking, inaugural EUR 870 million and PLN 130 million, dual-tranche high-yield bond issue and entry into a new super-senior revolving credit facility. At the time of the transaction, this was the largest debut high yield bond deal since 2010, the largest Central & Eastern Europe high yield deal ever, the second largest European telecommunications debut ever and the first ever Polish zloty-denominated high-yield bond issue on the international capital markets.; Represented J.P. Morgan Securities plc, Nomura International plc, BNP Paribas and Deutsche Bank AG - London Branch acting as joint bookrunners in connection with the issuance and sale under Reg S and Rule 144A, of EUR 430 million 7.375% Senior Notes due in 2020, issued by TVN Finance Corporation III AB (publ) - an SPV of TVN S.A., a leading Polish broadcaster.; Represented J.P. Morgan Securities plc, Nomura International plc, BNP Paribas and Deutsche Bank AG - London Branch as joint bookrunners in connection with the issuance and sale under Reg S and Rule 144A, of EUR 300 million 11.00% or 12.00% Senior PIK Toggle Notes due in 2021, issued by Polish Television Holding B.V. - the main shareholder of TVN S.A., a leading Polish broadcaster.; Advised GETIN Bank S.A. on the launch of its EUR 1 billion EMTN Program and three bonds issue for over EUR 500 million.; Advised Citigroup members, including Bank Handlowy w Warszawie S.A. on a PLN 1.5 billion dividend payouts to shareholders, and Citibank, N.A. and Bank Handlowy w Warszawie S.A. in the launch of USD 436.5 million senior exchangeable bonds and their listing in Poland.; Restructuring: Represented New World Resources Plc. in connection with a rights offering and issuance of new shares in the process of financial restructuring, and the admission of the new shares to trading on the WSE.; Represented Zlomrex International Finance S.A. in connection with a USD 118 million high-yield bonds restructuring conducted in an English law Scheme of Arrangement. The restructured bonds, governed by New York law, were exchanged for new high-yield bonds and exchangeable PIK notes.; Public Offerings: Represented Kulczyk Oil Ventures in its PLN 315 million IPO on the WSE.; Advised Asseco South Eastern Europe S.A. on its EUR 21.5 million IPO on the WSE.; Advised Cyfrowy Polsat S.A. on its PLN 839 million IPO and listing on the WSE.; Advised Credit Suisse in connection with the IPO of ENEA S.A. on the WSE.; Represented Automotive Components Europe S.A. in its IPO on the WSE.; Assisted IVAX Corporation on its listing in Poland.; Assisted CSFB in the placement of TP S.A. shares held by the Polish State Treasury valued at approximately PLN 1.5 billion and the related underwriting agreement.; Assisted Bank Austria Creditanstalt AG with the Polish aspects of its listing in Vienna and assisted both Bank Austria Creditanstalt and CA IB Securities S.A., acting as the offeror, in listing the bank's shares in Poland.; Corporate Advise: Represented Bank Handlowy w Warszawie S.A. (a Citigroup member) in PLN 1.5 billion dividend payouts for the previous years.; Advised in the merger of Bank Zachodni S.A. with Wielkopolski Bank Kredytowy S.A..; Advised PZU S.A. on concluding agreements with actuarial companies.; The above representations were handled by Mr. Kaczorowski prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.