Mergers & Acquisitions

K&P’s lawyers provide comprehensive advice on M&A and private equity issues. We have experience in advising both on the most noteworthy local and cross-border transactions, and on smaller but often very complex projects. We assist strategic and financial investors and business entities.

The greatest advantage of our M&A team is their creative and pragmatic approach. We precisely identify and realize the goals of each transaction. We plan transactions with attention to the specific requirements of the deal and involve our expert lawyers from different legal fields, in particular tax and financial

Our priority is to smoothly facilitate the achievement of a client’s business goals. Thus we offer practical solutions and clear conclusions.

Services

Types of M&A transactions

  • Share deals
  • Asset deals
  • Mergers, spin-offs and transformations of companies, including regulated market companies
  • Restructuring of companies and groups of companies
  • Exit structuring
  • Drafting and negotiating shareholders agreements and joint‑venture agreements.

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Assistance in phases of the project

  • Legal and tax structuring of transactions
  • Legal due diligence investigations of the companies to be acquired or sold
  • Drafting transaction documents (a. letters of intent, term sheets, preliminary/final share purchase agreements, escrow agreements, shareholders agreements, joint venture agreements, disclosure schedules)

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Experience

Plastipak Packaging

Advising Plastipak Packaging in connection with a cross-broader acquisition of APPE Group concerning plastic packaging manufacturing and warehousing facilities located in major European countries (including Poland). Work included particularly conducting relevant due diligence, advising on the decision-making process regarding the acquisition, structuring the transaction, preparing transaction documents, and legal advice with regard to post-closing matters related to the acquisition.

The value of the aforementioned acquisition amounted to EUR 360 milion.

HCL America / HCL Sweden AB / HCL Technologies Ltd

Advising HCL America in an international transaction concerning the acquisition of Volvo Information Technology AB’s IT-business. Engaged in the due diligence and advice in relation to structuring the transaction and preparation of documents transferring an organized part of Volvo’s enterprise in Poland to HCL. The total value of the international transaction being in excess of USD 1.75 billion, and is one of the largest transactions signed by any Indian IT company.

Griffin Group

Advising Griffin Group, a private equity fund, inter alia with respect to transactions relating to the acquisition of the office complexes: Nordic Park, Philips House and Batory Building, located in Warsaw. The value of the aforementioned acquisitions amounted to PLN 710 million.

Our Leaders

Paweł Mardas

Paweł Mardas

Partner

Head of Practice

phone +48 22 326 9600
mobile +48 660 765 930
p.mardas@kochanski.pl

Paweł Cholewiński

Paweł Cholewiński

Partner

phone +48 22 326 9600
mobile +48 883 323 475
p.cholewinski@kochanski.pl

Latest news

21 Jan 2020

K&P acts as legal counsel in PLN 300 million consolidation of joint-stock companies

  Kochański & Partners (K&P) acted as legal counsel in the consolidation (merger by absorption) of three joint-stock companies belonging to a capital group operating in the production industry. The merger totalled over PLN 300 million, involving 220 employees, two modern production halls, and an innovative research centre, with total annual turnover of PLN 150 […]
18 Dec 2019

Kochański & Partners advise AccorInvest Group S.A. on the purchase of 85.8% of shares in Orbis S.A.

Kochański & Partners (K&P) advised AccorInvest Group S.A. (France) on the purchase of shares in Orbis S.A. – the Polish hotel chain, from Accor S.A. and Accor Polska sp. z o.o. AccorInvest Group S.A. is one of the leading investors, owners and managers in the international hotel market. The consulting process provided by K&P covered, […]

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