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Michal Jadwisiak's legal practice is in banking and finance law. He focuses on issues connected with financing investments in various forms, trade in derivatives, as well as banking and reorganization law. He is experienced in advising financial institutions, including banks, on questions connected with the regulatory aspects of trade in derivatives.
He graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw. He also has a Master of Laws degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science, with a specialization in international commercial law.
Before joining White & Case, Michal Jadwisiak completed an internship in a renowned Polish law firm, where he focused on commercial and finance law matters.
Represented the bank in connection with the financing of the acquisition of office complex Quattro Business Park in Cracow provided for Starwood Capital Group.
Represented the arrangers in connection with the US$210 million and PLN 80 million financing of the development of an oil field in the Baltic Sea by LOTOS Petrobaltic S.A. The project, worth nearly PLN 1.8 billion, is the first transaction co-financed by Polskie Inwestycje Rozwojowe S.A., a company established under the Polish Investments Programme.
Represented the banks in connection with the EUR 185 million refinancing of a leading manufacturer of wood-based products.
Represented Złomrex International Finance S.A. (part of the Cognor Group) as issuer in the restructuring of its approximately EUR 118 million outstanding New York law governed senior secured high yield notes due 2014, which were exchanged by way of an English law Scheme of Arrangement for new senior secured notes and exchangeable PIK notes issued by a new financing vehicle in the Cognor Group.
Advised a Coordinating Committee of senior lenders comprising ING Bank N.V. and Commerzbank AG on the restructuring of the indebtedness of the CTL Logistics Group, a Bridgepoint-owned business which is a Polish-headquartered, European rail and road logistics business. The matter involved a restructuring of existing senior and mezzanine debt facilities, a part-equitisation of mezzanine debt, a sale of the minority equity and the injection of additional equity by Bridgepoint and the mezzanine lenders.
Represented the EBRD and EIB in connection with the financing of approx. PLN 1.4 billion for the construction and operation of a combined-cycle gas turbine unit in the Stalowa Wola Heat and Power Plant (Elektrociepłownia Stalowa Wola).
Represented The British United Provident Association Limited (Bupa), an international healthcare group, in connection with the EUR 400 million acquisition of the LUX MED Group, the largest private healthcare provider in Poland. The transaction was the largest private equity transaction in Poland in 2012.