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Norton Rose Fulbright

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Poland

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright’s group assists banks and financial institutions with asset and project finance matters, as well as handling secured corporate lending and mezzanine financing. Practice head Grzegorz Dyczkowski and of counsel Tomasz Rogalski are advising Inter Cars on PLN1.1bn-worth of loan facilities granted by a consortium of leading banks. Other highlights include advising HSBC France on the PLN300m credit facility granted to Europejski Fundusz Leasingowy.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

Norton Rose Fulbright

NDI Autostrada, Energizer, Amicus Therapeutics, Cathay Pacific Airways and XL Catlin are among Norton Rose Fulbright’s new client wins. Paweł Bajno, with support from senior associate Jan Grochowicz and of counsels Tomasz Rogalski and Piotr Milczarek, led advice to Fortum on the sale of Duon Dystrybucja to Infracapital. Piotr Strawa and ‘commercial and pragmatic’ senior associate Agnieszka Braciszewska are also noted.

Leading individuals

Paweł Bajno - Norton Rose Fulbright

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Energy and natural resources
Energy and natural resources - ranked: tier 2

Norton Rose Fulbright

Of counsel Tomasz Rogalski is Norton Rose Fulbright’s new practice head, following Rafal Hajduk’s departure to Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka. The team is advising Fortum Holding on its sale of Duon Dystrybucja to Infracapital, and assisting Abris Capital Partners with its sale of shares in Novago to China Everbright International.

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Private equity
Private equity - ranked: tier 1

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright’s team is led by Paweł Bajno, who is supported by senior associate Jan Grochowicz. Its impressive client base includes CEE Equity Partners, Darby Capital Partners and Innova Capital. The team advised Abris Capital Partners on its sale of a stake in Novago to China Everbright, and assisted the same client with its sale of shares in Mykogen to Greenyard.

Next generation lawyers

Jan Grochowicz - Norton Rose Fulbright

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Real estate
Leading individuals

Agnieszka Stankiewicz - Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp. k.

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Poland: Capital markets

Debt
Capital markets: Debt - ranked: tier 3

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright’s practice head Grzegorz Dyczkowski advised Citigroup Global Markets, ABN Amro, Coöperatieve Rabobank and Wilmington Trust on the Polish aspects of Schoeller Allibert Group’s €210m senior secured note offering. In another highlight, Dyczkowski assisted J.P. Morgan Securities and Bank of America Merrill Lynch as the bookrunners and initial purchasers with Play’s €500m issuance of PIK toggle notes.

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  • Processing personal data in the BPO/SSC sector

    Personal data protection generates a large number of difficulties in the day-to-day activity of service centres. This results from the complicated processes surrounding the processing of personal data in international corporations and the unique nature of the BPO/SSC industry, but also from the restrictive requirements of Polish law regarding personal data. 
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