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Poznan, Warsaw

Jakub Jędrzejak

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Work +48 22 201 00 00
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WKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr

Work Department

Mergers & Acquisitions, Restructuring & Insolvency, Banking & Finance

Position

Partner, co-head of the M&A team

Career

Jakub assists leading Polish and international corporations and investors, notably private equity and VC funds, on sales, acquisitions, and investments, as well as post-transactional integration of businesses. Within his broad M&A practice, Jakub is experienced in public takeovers and distressed M&As. His experience includes advising on joint-ventures and cross-border M&As. He also advises on restructurings and insolvency processes, and manages banking and finance projects, including those connected with acquisition finance and project finance.

Languages

Polish, English

Member

International Bar Association

Education

Jakub graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw.


Poland

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

WKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr's 'well-balanced' team is praised by clients for its broad expertise in credit, financing, bond issuance and restructuring. Highlights for¬†Jakub Jedrzejak¬†and practice head¬†Marcin Smolarek¬†included advising Toys "R" US as local counsel on the first phase of its $816m bridge financing. Other clients include Siemens Finance and mBank. Counsel¬†Agata SzczepaŇĄczyk-Piwek¬†is another key name.

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Capital markets

Within: Capital markets

At¬†WKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr, the focus is on equity capital markets, and the team is often instructed on public offerings and flotations on the WSE. Counsel¬†Agata SzczepaŇĄczyk-Piwek¬†advised¬†mBank Hipoteczny on amendments to its offering documents for the bank's two covered bond issuance programmes and its private programme of bond issues.¬†Jakub Jedrzejak¬†leads the team.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Andrzej WierciŇĄski¬†and¬†Jakub Jńôdrzejak¬†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¬†‚ā¨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.¬†Jńôdrzejak co-leads the team with¬†Andrzej WierciŇĄski.

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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 WierciŇĄski¬†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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