Arkadiusz Grabalski

Partner, Attorney-at-law

Competence / Portfolio

Competence

Practice:

  • M&A transactions in the industrial, financial and IT sector;
  • project finance (debt, mezzanine financing);
  • IPO and SPO transactions, bond issue programs;
  • enterprise reorganization and restructuring;
  • infrastructure projects (motorways, railroads, public transportation).

Education:

  • University of Warsaw, Law and Administration Department (1995)

Qualification and certificates:

  • Warsaw Bar Association (1998)

Portfolio

The acquisition of shares in Rolmlecz and Lacpol by the Polmlek Group

Advice provided to the Polmlek Group at the transaction of acquisition the entirety of the shares in Przedsiębiorstwo Produkcyjno-Usługowe “Rolmlecz” in Węgrów and taking control over Przedsiębiorstwo Handlu Zagranicznego Spółdzielni MleczarskichLacpol  and its subsidiaries. The transaction has included developing the transaction structure, participating in negotiations, preparing the report of an intended concentration, and representing the  Client before the President of UOKiK [the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection] in antimonopoly proceedings.

Acquisition of VGL Group shares by the private equity fund 21 Concordia

Advisory for the benefit of the private equity fund 21 Concordia during the transaction of acquisition VGL Group shares. Transaction involved legal audit, negotiating terms of transaction and anti-trust proceeding.

Advisory in the process of the disposal of shares of Centrum Finansowe Banku Spółdzielczości S.A.

Advisory for the benefit of Bank Polskiej Spółdzielczości S.A. in the process of the disposal of 100% shares in the Financial Center of Bank Polskiej Spółdzielczości SA for the benefit of holding fund of the Altus Group (financial sector).
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Advisory for the benefit of Agram S.A. in the process of the disposal of shares

Advisory for the benefit of Agram S.A  in the process of the disposal of 100% of the company shares for the benefit of the Belgian manufacturer of the frozen fruits, vegetables and prepared dishes, Crop“s N.V.

The purchase of shares in R2G Polska sp. z o.o. by private equity fund 21 Concordia

Counselling for the benefit of the private equity fund 21 Concordia in connection with purchasing a substantial block of shares in R2G Polska sp. z o.o. The value of the transaction: tens of thousands of PLN. The transaction has included the company’s legal audit, negotiating the terms and conditions of the transaction, and antimonopoly proceedings.

Transaction advisory in the sale process of iParts sp. z o.o. shares for the benefit of Hella Group

Transaction advisory in the process of takeover of iParts sp. z o.o. (industry of the distribution of the vehicle parts) by Hella KGaA Hueck & Co. group.

The acquisition of the shares in Agros-Nova Soki sp. z o.o. by the Polmlek group

Counselling for the Polmlek group (a food producer) in connection with acquiring the shares in  Agros-Nova Soki sp. z o.o. from the private equity fund IK Investment Partners (the value of the transaction— several dozen mln of PLN). The transaction has involved the company’s legal audit, the negotiations of the terms and conditions of the transaction, and antimonopoly proceedings.

Transactional counselling in the process of selling the stocks of Enovatis S.A. to the Wirtualna Polska group

Transactional counselling in the process of taking over Enovatis S.A. (an entity running also the website wakacje.pl –the tourist sector) by Wirtualna Polska.

The purchase of stocks in TXM S.A. (Adesso S.A.) by 21 Concordia 1 S.A.R.L

Counselling for the benefit of private equity fund 21 Concordia 1 S.A.R.L. in connection with purchasing the stocks of TXM S.A. (the clothing sector). The scope of counselling has included developing the transaction structure, the company’s legal audit, negotiating the terms and conditions of the transaction and preparing the documentation of the transaction. The value of the transaction: PLN 35 mln.

Advisory in the acquisition of shares in Apriso sp. z o.o. by the Dassault Systèmes group

Transaction advisory for Dassault Systèmes in connection with purchasing shares in Apriso sp. z o.o. by the group. The acquisition of shares was an element of the transaction of taking over the assets of another capital group operating in the same sector by Dassault Systèmes. The scope of counselling has included the legal audit of the assets purchased located in Poland and participating in preparing the documentation of the transaction.  

The acquisition of an enterprise from Dr. Oetker Polska

Advice provided to Mazowiecka Spółka Mleczarska S.A. in connection with purchasing an organized part of the enterprise from Dr. Oetker Polska sp. z o.o. The scope of counselling has included developing the transaction structure, the legal audit of the part of the enterprise purchased, negotiating the terms and conditions of the transaction, and preparing the documentation of the transaction.

The purchase of shares in Home.pl sp. z o.o. by V4C Eastern Europe Holding III Limited

Counselling for the benefit of JKS s.a.r.l. with the registered office in Luxemburg – a shareholder of Home.pl sp. z o.o. (the IT sector) in connection with purchasing shares by V4C Eastern Europe Holding III Limited. The scope of counselling has included participating in developing the transaction structure, negotiating the terms and conditions, and preparing the documentation of the transaction. The value of the transaction: over PLN 100 mln.

Counselling for the consortium of general contractors in connection with the implementation of the construction of an A4 motorway section

Counselling for  the consortium of general contractors in connection with the implementation of the construction of the A4 motorway section. The scope of work has included counselling in the scope of FIDIC procedures including reporting claims by general contractors to GDDKiA [the General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways] as the ordering party, and preparing and negotiating agreements with subcontractors.

The sales of the stocks of Sefako S.A. and shares in Energomontaż Północ Gdynia sp. z o.o. to MS TFI S.A.

Counselling for Polimex-Mostostal S.A. (the industry sector) in connection with the sales of the stocks of Sefako S.A. and shares in Energomontaż Północ Gdynia sp. z o.o. The scope of work has included the development of the structure of the transaction, negotiating the terms and conditions of the transaction, and preparing  the entirety of transactional documentation. The value of the transaction: over PLN 100 mln.

The issuance of bonds by Miejskie Zakłady Autobusowe [The Municipal Bus Company]

Counselling for the issuer, Miejskie Zakłady Autobusowe sp. z o.o. (the sector of public transport), in connection with the issuance of bonds.  The scope of work has included participation in the process of negotiating the terms and conditions of the issuance and the preparation of the legal documentation of the issuance. The amount of financing obtained: PLN 300 mln.

The acquisition of shares in Wójcik Fashion sp. z o.o. by private equity fund 21 Concordia

Counselling for private equity fund 21 Concordia in connection with acquiring has included the development of the structure of the transaction, support with restructuring the companies from the  Wójcik Fashion group, a legal audit of the companies from the Wójcik Fashion group, negotiating the terms and conditions of the transaction, preparing transaction documentation, and antimonopoly proceedings.