Kochanski & Partners advise Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, HSBC, JPMorgan, BNP Paribas and Lloyds in respect to the EUR 900 million financing of an industrial supplier acquisition
Kochański & Partners (Kochanski & Partners) has advised a consortium of banks consisting of Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, HSBC, JPMorgan, BNP Paribas and Lloyds as arrangers in respect to the EUR 900 million of senior facilities to finance the acquisition of IPH Group by Brammer – a portfolio company of private equity firm Advent International. Earlier in the year Kochanski & Partners acted on the financing of the acquisition of Brammer by Advent International.
The combination of Brammer with IPH will create a European distributor of industrial supplies with over EUR 2.1 billion in revenue.
“We are very happy that our team was considered by a number of international banks as a reliable and trusted partner in Poland in another significant financing transaction. This project is yet another example that Kochanski & Partners, through its relationships with international law firms in other jurisdictions, has the ability to work on large multijurisdictional projects, with very satisfying end results”, said Szymon Gałkowski, Advocate, Partner and Head of the Financial Services Practice.
Kochanski & Partners worked alongside Paul Hastings (Europe) LLP, Cuatrecasas and Loyens & Loeff. Kochanski & Partners’s team was led by Szymon Gałkowski (Advocate, Partner, Head of the Financial Services Practice) and included Tomasz Zaleski (Tax Counselor, Partner, Head of the Tax Law Practice), Klaudia Szymanska (Senior Associate, Financial Services Practice) and Edyta Rękawek (Advocate, Associate, Financial Services Practice).