We have completed another cross-border M&A


W dniu 6 lipca 2012 r. zawarta została umowa, na podstawie nasz Klient, będący spółką notowaną na nowojorskiej giełdzie dokonał zbycia 100% udziałów w swojej spółce zależnej na terytorium Małopolski na rzecz spółki francuskiej, wchodzącej z kolei w skład rozległej amerykańsko-kanadyjskiej grupy kapitałowej. Wartość majątku spółki ustalona została na kilkadziesiąt milionów złotych i obejmowała nieruchomość zabudowaną nowoczesną fabryką wraz z wyposażeniem. Cieszymy się, że mogliśmy wesprzeć Kllienta w zakresie obsługi tej transakcji, zarówno w obszarze korporacyjnym, jak i umowy sprzedaży udziałów.

Closing of the investment project for over 33 M PLN

We are pleased to announce that we have just accomplished the closing of the investment project of one of our Clients from the production branch. The project encompassed negotiations of the investment and bridge facility as well as VAT and working capital lines having the total value of over 33 M PLN. The ancillary contracts included financial and registered pledges over enterprise, subordination agreements, security assignments and corporate guarantees.


The project has been vast and included complex cross-border matters.

All the more we are happy that again our work resulted in the satisfactory effect.


We wish further success and development to our Client!


25 XI 2011 Conference DROIT ET COMMERCE

A French Society DROIT ET COMMERCE in cooperation with several law firms specialized in business law – shall hold a conference concerning the legal status of an individual entrepreneur under Polish law and the legal status of an limited liability individual entrepreneur (EIRL) under French law. The event will take place in Kraków in the Aula of Collegium Novum at the Jagiellonian University, on 25th November 2011. One of the speakers will be attorney-at-law Agata Adamczyk from AA&W Business Law Firm.

The Polish lectures will concern the economic activity of individual entrepreneurs as well as the legal measures and solutions which allow to mitigate the negative consequences of the economic crisis.

The French specialists will present the latest solution of the French private law – limited liability individual entrepreneur. Its peculiarity consists in the restriction of the financial liability of an individual entrepreneur to its business assets, excluding ipso facto its personal property from seizure by the enterprise’s creditors.  

We encourage our Clients to participate in the conference.

6-7 May 2011 - conference on cross-border insolvency in Brussels

An international conference concerning cross – border insolvency took place on 6-7 May 2011 in Brussels on the occasion of the celebrations of 25 anniversary of the European Association of Lawyers. Speakers were top-class insolvency lawyers from all over Europe, including: prof. Stefania Bariatti (The University of Milan), Mr Yvan Verougstraete ( former first president of the Belgian Supreme Court, author on insolvency law), prof. Eric van Haute (Universite Libre in Brussels), Mr Charles-Antoine Leunen (partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Brussels), Mr Jerome Carriat (European Comission, DG Justice Freedom and Security).


Agata Adamczyk - attorney at law from our law firm and the author of publication concerning practical aspects of applying art. 5 of Council regulation (EC) No 1346/2000 of 29 May 2000 on insolvency proceedings – took part in the conference. Participation in the Congress let us deepen the knowledge on the enterprises restructuring, the problems of forum shopping and the protection of the creditors’ rights in proceedings before foreign courts. It was also a unique opportunity to discuss plans for the revision of the Regulation with the representative of the European Commision.

We are glad that this knowledge will serve to our clients' benefit.


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