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PLAC STANISLAWA MALACHOWSKIEGO 2, 00-066 WARSAW, POLAND
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Work +48 22 201 00 00
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Fax +48 22 201 00 99
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www.wkb.pl
Poznan, Warsaw

Dr hab Andrzej Wierciński

Tel:
Work +48 22 201 00 00
Email:
Web:
wkb.pl/en/node/34?id=1
WKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr

Work Department

Mergers & Acquisitions, Restructuring & Insolvency

Position

Senior partner and co-founder of WKB, co-head of the M&A team and head of the Restructuring & Insolvency team

Career

Andrzej’s extensive experience derives from many years’ work on the most high-profile and innovative M&A projects, such as the very first cases of privatisation of state enterprises and state-owned banks or the creation of the first joint ventures in post-transformation Poland. He also assisted in a number of international restructuring and distressed M&A transactions, including the first successful attempt to restructure high-yield debt in Poland (i.e. the restructuring of NETIA group), and advises clients in state aid matters.

Languages

Polish, English, Russian

Member

International Bar Association

Education

Andrzej holds the degree of doktor habilitowany in law and is a former visiting lecturer at Trinity College Oxford, one of the world's oldest universities, and a former lecturer of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. He is currently engaged as a professor at the Faculty of Law at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Warsaw.


Poland

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Andrzej Wierciński and Jakub Jędrzejak lead WKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr's department, which handles a variety of advisory and transactional mandates for domestic and international corporates. Anna Wojciechowska advised EDF Group on the €1bn sale of EDF Polska to the state-owned PGE Group. She also assists Ryanair Group with all aspects of its operations in Poland, including in connection with the establishment of a new air carrier operator, Ryanair Sun.

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Private equity

Within: Private equity

WKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr is instructed by a variety of institutional investors, including private equity and other alternative asset funds. In one stand-out matter, Jakub Jedrzejak and Ben Davey advised Wuhu YuanDa Venture Capital Co. as local counsel on the indirect acquisition of a company based in a special economic zone in Poland. Jędrzejak co-leads the team with Andrzej Wierciński.

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Restructuring and insolvency

Within: Restructuring and insolvency

WKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr's client roster comprises a number of major local and international clients, including international lenders, debtors and potential acquirers of distressed assets. In a key matter demonstrating the team's strength, Jakub Jedrzejak and department head Andrzej Wierciński acted as local counsel to Toys "R" Us as part of multi-jurisdictional insolvency proceedings and the client's subsequent liquidation filings.

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