Bartosz Smardzewski | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Bartosz Smardzewski
Bartosz Smardzewski

Bartosz Smardzewski

Counsel, Warsaw

T +48 22 50 50 100

E bsmardzewski@whitecase.com

Overview

Bartosz Smardzewski is a qualified Polish advocate. He has been involved in a number of corporate and capital markets transactions in Poland, including acquisitions of shares and enterprises, mergers, privatization schemes, public offerings and bond issues.

Bars and Courts

  • Advocate, Regional Bar Chamber in Warsaw

Education

  • Master's Degree, University of Warsaw, Faculty of Law
  • University of Glasgow, School of Law

Languages

  • English
  • Polish

Experience

Synthos: represented Synthos S.A., one of the leading manufacturers of chemical raw materials in Central and Eastern Europe, in connection with the Reg S/Rule 144A issuance and sale of EUR 350 million 4.000% Senior Notes due 2021 of Synthos Finance AB (publ), a special purpose company of Synthos S.A.

Prime Car Management S.A.: acted as managers' counsel of Banco Espirito Santo de Investimento, Oddział w Polsce, Jefferies International Limited and Dom Maklerski mBanku in connection with the PLN 210 million initial public offering and Warsaw Stock Exchange listing of shares of Prime Car Management S.A., one of the leaders in car fleet management and leasing services in Poland.

IPOPEMA Securities: we have acted for IPOPEMA Securities as global coordinator, sole bookrunner and offering agent in connection with a PLN 224m equity public offering, conducted by way of an accelerated book building, of a new shares issue in Globe Trade Center S.A., one of the leading commercial real estate developers in Central, Eastern and Southern Europe.

PZU S.A.: Represented BofA Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank, UBS Investment Bank, Citigroup and Goldman Sachs International as Joint Lead Managers in connection with the issuance and Reg S offering of EUR 500 million 1.375% Guaranteed Notes due in 2019 of PZU Finance AB (publ), a financial vehicle of PZU S.A., Poland's largest insurance company in terms of gross written premiums.

Echo Investment S.A.: Represented Echo Investment S.A., Poland’s leading real estate developer, in connection with the establishment of a PLN 200 million Polish bond program, being one of the first domestic

Awards & Recognition

The Legal 500 2012 mentions Bartosz as an "experienced lawyer" in the Equity Capital Markets practice.