Anna Pawelec | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
 Anna Pawelec
 Anna Pawelec

Anna Pawelec

Associate, Warsaw

T +48 22 50 50 179

E anna.pawelec@whitecase.com

Overview

Anna Pawelec focuses on banking, commercial and civil law. She is experienced in providing legal assistance to financial institutions, in particular, banks. She provides legal support in connection with the preparation and structuring of finance documentation.

Bars and Courts

  • Advocate trainee, Regional Bar Chamber in Warsaw

Education

  • LLM, Master of Laws, London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Master's Degree, Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Faculty of Law and Administration
  • Jagiellonian University, School of German Law at the Faculty of Law, in Cracow (in cooperation with Heidelberg University and Mainz University)
  • Bachelor's Degree, Tischner European University in Cracow, Faculty of International Relations

Languages

  • Polish
  • English
  • German
  • French

Experience

Play: representation of P4 Sp. z o.o. and Play Holdings 2 S. à r.l., trading as Play, on term loan facilities and a revolving credit facility of up to PLN 7 billion (approx. €1.65 billion).

Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa S.A.: representation of Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa S.A. („JSW") in connection with the sale of around 93% shares which JSW holds in Wałbrzyskie Zakłady Koksowniczne Victoria S.A. to Agencja Rozwoju Przemysłu S.A. and Towarzystwo Finansowe "Silesia" Sp. z o.o. of the total value of PLN 350 million (€81.45 million).

Kompania Węglowa S.A.: representation of Kompania Węglowa S.A. ("KW") in connection with KW's restructuring process in a number of financial institutions, the issue of bonds of Polska Grupa Górnicza Sp. z o.o. to the amount of more than PLN 1.1 mln and corporate restructuring. This was one of the biggest restructurings in Poland in many years.

Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa S.A.: representation of Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa S.A. ("JSW") in connection with an agreement on the conditions for the further operation of the JSW Capital Group and the repayment of bonds for the amount of PLN 700 mln and USD 163.75 mln.

Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa S.A.: representation of Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa S.A. on the PLN 372 million sale of shares in Energy Company Jastrzębie S.A. to PGNiG Termika S.A.

Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa S.A.: representation of Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa S.A. and its subsidiary Spółka Energetyczna „Jastrzębie" S.A. on the PLN 190.4 million sale of shares in Przedsiębiorstwo Energetyki Cieplnej S.A. in Jastrzębie-Zdrój.

United Internet AG: representation of United Internet AG and its subsidiary, 1&1 Internet SE, in connection with the acquisition for around €150 million of home.pl S.A. from its current owners, led by private equity fund V4C Eastern Europe.

PKO BP S.A.: represented the bank in connection with the PLN 119 million financing of Vistula Group S.A., one of the largest Polish producers of men's clothing, in order to refinance the company's existing indebtedness.

Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa S.A.: advised the company on financing through private placements of secured bonds under an issue program in two tranches of, respectively, PLN 700 million and US$163.76 million for the purpose of the acquisition of the Knurów-Szczygłowice coal mine for PLN 1.49 billion.

mBank S.A., DNB Bank Polska S.A. and ING Bank Śląski S.A.: represented the banks in connection with the €185 million refinancing of a leading manufacturer of wood-based products.