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Schoenherr Stangl sp.k.
UL. PROZNA 9
00 107 WARSAW
Poland

Poland > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3

Schoenherr Stangl sp.k.'s team is experienced in domestic and cross-border M&A, optimising capital group structures and day-to-day corporate advice. It has particularly strong ties with German-speaking clients. Paweł Halwa heads up the group, which includes Krzysztof Pawlak, whose knowledge extends to insurance and compliance-related issues.

Practice head(s):

Paweł Halwa

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘The team delivers very good quality for a competitive price, with a practical approach and a drive to close matters. While there are larger firms out there in the market, Schoenherr showed personal involvement, commitment to our matter and the right level of expertise.’

‘Paweł Halwa is very efficient and has a ‘can-do’ approach – both in terms of commercial arrangements and the legal advice he provides.’

‘Quick response for each of our requests/calls/questions, being informed about the process during its duration.’

‘Very responsive, excellent service, outstanding experience and knowledge.’

‘Great team of Schoenherr Poland provided excellent legal support in a recent M&A transaction, with valuable and timely support, advise and execution.’

‘Paweł Halwa and his team provided excellent advice and support in executing on some very sensitive and very important topics related to the recent acquisition on the Polish market. Being always available and willing to get involved to the fullest, was very much appreciated.’

Key clients

UNIQA ȪSTERREICH Versicherungen AG

Summit Partners Limited Partnership

Dagat-Eco

Société Générale

Agro Merchants Group – TBC

Credit Agricole

UNIQA Real Estate

IBM

VISA

Sarantis

Work highlights

  • Assisted UNIQA with the acquisition of AXA subsidiaries in the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia for a purchase price of around €1bn.
  • Advised the Polish subsidiary of the ASSA ABLOY Group on the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Donimet BIS sp. z o.o., Warka, Poland.
  • Advised Dagat-Eco on the process of negotiation of documentation pertaining to sale to Omikron Capital PE of 100% of shares in Dagat-Eco sp. z o.o.

Poland > Private equity Tier 3

Schoenherr Stangl sp.k.'s team is steeped in corporate and M&A knowledge, enabling it to advise management and supervisory boards and shareholders on a wide variety of private equity investments, with strong links to the German-speaking market. Paweł Halwa heads the group and draws on valuable experience in public takeovers, reorganisations, finance and restructuring. Krzysztof Pawlak and Marcin Antczak are also active in the transactional practice.

Practice head(s):

Paweł Halwa

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘Paweł Halwa is for me the power behind Schoeherr. He is always available and strong in his help and explanations’

‘Professionalism and great conduct by all the staff. Engagement/lead-out of the senior staff into each project.’

‘Perfect understanding of people’s needs, ability to find executable solutions in situations of conflict’

‘Great transaction lawyers. Very service-oriented.’

‘We had a cross border transaction; Schoenherr did this in a very organized way and supported us wherever possible.’

‘It is a pleasure to see the good atmosphere within the team and to feel real team spirit.’

‘Dedication, hands-on attitude, focused on problem solving.’

‘I’m not a legal person and Paweł Halwa always explains in the way I understand. With other offices world wide this is different.’

Key clients

Summit Partners

Dagat-Eco

Work highlights

  • Assisted Summit Partners and its lead counsel with due diligence and transactional matters related to acquisition by Summit Partners of a stake in Syndigo, LLC (f/k/a Gladson), including the indirect acquisition of a stake in two Polish entities.
  • Advised Dagat-Eco as sellers on negotiations of documentation pertaining to the sale to Omikron Capital PE of 100% of shares in Dagat-Eco sp. z o.o. to an investment vehicle as well as advice concerning post-closing cooperation of the parties.

Poland > Real estate Tier 3

Schoenherr Stangl sp.k.‘s real estate practice is active in supporting equity funds, investors and developers on a wealth of matters. Notable examples include the acquisition of properties via asset and share deals, project financing and development, real estate and construction litigation and the acquisition and development of farmland. Marta Bijak-Haiduk has been head of the practice since 2020 and is supported by the expertise of Dominika Sulak-Seyfried and attorney at law Patrycja Czarnecka.

Practice head(s):

Testimonials

‘I worked with Schoenherr for the last decade. They have provided me services in big share transactions and real estate transactions. They are working in time and they are always reachable, responding very fast with detailed trouble analyses and a solution step plan.’

‘Schoenherr has an incredible depth of knowledge throughout the team. They are the best in the market and running transactions to tight deadlines and extremely strong in negotiations. Always ensuring that our interests are protected.’

‘Schoenherr’s RE Department comprises highly competent lawyers with deep knowledge and extensive experience in real estate market transactions. The team is committed, deal-driven and aware of specifics of the sector and its practices. They are very responsive and proactive in terms of finding and proposing solutions. They perfectly address the client’s commercial goals but at the same time, securing all the legal aspects which makes the client feel comfortable.’

‘The team provided me with a very comprehensive legal support for a complicated transaction, which was appreciated very much. They were willing to adjust to our requests even with difficult timelines and tight deadlines.’

‘Marta Bijak-Haiduk, Patrycja Czarnecka and Dominika Sulak-Seyfried all deservice a special mention. They are all incredible communicators and experts in navigating foreign investors through the Polish legal system. Their management of transactions is also exemplary.’

‘Marta Bijak-Haiduk provided a particularly professional and full legal support for our transaction. I valued their willingness to meet tough timelines and commercial approach to deal making. I found the entire process to be beneficial to the transaction and the transaction timeline.’

‘Marta Bijak-Hajduk is one of my most trusted real-estate lawyers I worked with over 20 years. Her highest professional standards and engagemant makes our cooperation very comfortable.’

‘I would like to point out Marta Bijak-Haiduk; Marta has got many years of experience, she has taken part in many meeting with our clients, so she knows exactly what type of work we prefer. She is confident and simultaneously self-possessed, what is valued and required, especially in case of tough, long-lasting and demanding deals. Moreover, Marta is, sensible, businesslike, wise, rational, judicious and irreplaceable.’

Key clients

DeA Capital Real Estate Poland Sp. z o.o.

GN Group

Panattoni

Kajima Properties (Europe) Limited

UNIQA Real Estate

Peakside Capital Advisors

Partners Group AG

Vienna Insurance Group

Blackstone

Societe Generale

Poland > Banking and finance Tier 4

Schoenherr Stangl sp.k.'s team is experienced in advising banks and corporate borrowers on project finance, structured finance and acquisition finance transactions. It is led by Paweł Halwa, who has expertise in financial structurings, securities offerings and restructurings. Counsel Marcin Antczak acts on project finance and acquisition finance deals. Paula Weronika Kapica is an up-and-coming name in the team.

Practice head(s):

Paweł Halwa

Testimonials

‘The team delivers very good quality for a competitive price, with a practical approach and a drive to close matters. While there are larger firms out there in the market, Schoenherr showed personal involvement, commitment to our matter and the right level of expertise.’

‘Paweł Halwa is very efficient and has a ‘can-do’ approach – both in terms of commercial arrangements and the legal advice he provides. Marcin Antczak is very skilled technically and able to find the right solutions to balance the interest of the parties.’

Key clients

Societe Generale

Paccor Packaging GmbH

Beechbrook Capital LLC

profine GmbH

Bayerische Landesbank

Progroup

Deutsche Beteiligungs AG

Schur Flexibles GmbH

IKB Deutsche Industriebank AG

Twisto payments a.s.

ING Belgium NV/SA

BNP Paribas Fortis NV/SA

Work highlights

  • Advised Societe Generale, London Branch and Standard Chartered on funding of €440m facilities agreement granted to Mapletree Investments’ Polish, Irish, Dutch and German entities to refinance the acquisition of different assets.
  • Advised a German issuer on an offering of €340m senior secured notes and a new super senior revolving credit facility agreement to refinance existing indebtedness.
  • Advised a German private equity investor on the financing by consortium of banks for its acquisition of Multimon AG and its subsidiaries.

The firm: Schoenherr is one of the leading legal firms in the CEE region and was founded in Austria in 1950, with a presence in Poland since 2009. Schoenherr’s Warsaw office is a full-service practice that focuses on mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, banking and finance, real estate and labour law.

Areas of practice: The firm’s team of lawyers advises domestic and international clients on investing in Poland and on cross-border transactions. Schoenherr has particular experience in M&A, joint ventures, PE, privatisations, public takeovers, IPO, real estate acquisition, sale and development, financing of M&A and real estate projects and labour law. Schoenherr’s client list includes national and international corporate groups from several industries, including banks, real estate developers, investment funds, PE funds, manufacturers, distributors and industrial companies.

Paweł Halwa is the managing partner in Schoenherr’s Warsaw office, where he focuses on corporate/M&A, banking and finance and capital markets. He specializes in corporate law, including corporate law disputes and securities, as well as equity capital markets. Paweł’s experience includes advising corporates, funds and financial institutions on large transactions with an international angle as well as on their day to day activity. He frequently advises on structuring transactions, including cross-border M&A transactions, offerings of securities and restructuring processes. On the financial regulatory side, Paweł has assisted on structuring the operations of financial institutions, including brokers and fund managers, and represented clients in licensing processes. He has represented clients in negotiations and proceedings before courts and administrative bodies such as the Financial Supervision Authority, Ministry of  Finance, National Bank of Poland and Office for Competition and Consumer Protection. Paweł has authored books and articles on company law and capital markets in Poland.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Banking, finance and capital markets Paweł Halwap.halwa@schoenherr.eu+48 22 223 09 11
Banking, finance and capital markets Marcin Antczakm.antczak@schoenherr.eu+48 22 223 09 24
compliance and criminal defence Daniel Radwańskid.radwanski@schoenherr.eu+48 22 223 09 15
Corporate/M&A Paweł Halwap.halwa@schoenherr.eu+48 22 223 09 11
Corporate/M&A Krzysztof Pawlakk.pawlak@schoenherr.eu+48 22 223 09 22
EU and competition Paweł Kułakp.kulak@schoenehrr.eu+48 22 223 09 19
Insolvency and restructuring Daniel Radwańskid.radwanski@schoenherr.eu+48 22 223 09 15
Insurance Krzysztof Pawlakk.pawlak@schoenherr.eu+48 22 223 09 22
IP & unfair commercial practices Paweł Halwap.halwa@schoenherr.eu+48 22 223 09 11
IP & unfair commercial practices Paulina Klimek-Woźniakp.klimiek-wozniak@schoenherr.eu+48 22 223 09 25
Labour and employment Barbara Jóźwikb.jozwik@schoenherr.eu+48 22 223 09 17
Private equity Paweł Halwap.halwa@schoenherr.eu+48 22 223 09 11
Real estate Katarzyna Sulimierskaka.sulimierska@schoenherr.eu+48 22 223 09 41
Regulatory Krzysztof Leśniakk.lesniak@schoenherr.eu+48 22 223 09 18
Dispute resolution Daniel Radwańskid.radwanski@schoenherr.eu+48 22 223 09 15
Banking, finance and capital markets Weronika Kapicaw.kapica@schoenherr.eu+48 22 223 09 20
PhotoNamePositionProfile
Marcin Antczak photoMr Marcin AntczakMarcin Antczak is counsel and since 2013 with Schoenherr. Marcin’s main areas…
Paweł Halwa photoMr Paweł HalwaPaweł Halwa is the managing partner in Schoenherr’s Warsaw office, where he…
Barbara Jóźwik photoMrs Barbara JóźwikBarbara Jóźwik is a partner in the employment practice of Schoenherr Warsaw.…
Paula Weronika Kapica photoMs Paula Weronika KapicaWeronika Kapica is an attorney at law and joined Schoenherr’s Warsaw office…
Paulina  Klimek-Woźniak photoMrs Paulina Klimek-WoźniakPaulina Klimek-Woźniak is an associate in Schoenherr’s Warsaw office having joined in…
Paweł Kułak photoMr Paweł KułakPaweł Kułak is an attorney at law with Schoenherr since beginning of…
Krzysztof  Leśniak photoMr Krzysztof LeśniakKrzysztof Leśniak is an attorney at law and cooperates with schoenherr’s Warsaw…
Krzysztof Pawlak photoMr Krzysztof PawlakKrzysztof Pawlak is a Local Partner and has been with Schoenherr since…
Daniel  Radwański photoMr Daniel RadwańskiDaniel Radwański has been a counsel with Schoenherr, Warsaw, since October 2018.…
Daria Rutecka photoMrs Daria RuteckaDaria Rutecka is a senior associate and has been with Schoenherr since…
Katarzyna  Sulimierska photoDr Katarzyna SulimierskaKatarzyna Sulimierska has been a partner in Schoenherr’s Warsaw office since 2021.…
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