Damian Lubocki | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Damian Lubocki

Associate, Warsaw

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Overview

Damian Lubocki focuses his practice on capital markets, corporate and securities law, merger and acquisition transactions as well as corporate governance issues.

Prior to joining White & Case, Damian gained experience in the leading international law firms and chambers of commerce in Poland and the United States.

Bars and Courts

  • Legal Adviser Trainee, Regional Chamber of Legal Advisers in Warsaw

Education

  • Master's Degree, Faculty of Law and Administration, Jagiellonian University in Cracow
  • Bilateral Exchange Program, Faculty of Law, University of Washington, Seattle
  • Diploma in American Law Program, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

Languages

  • Polish
  • English
  • French

Experience

Play: representation of Play Communications S.A. and its shareholders Novator and Olympia on the EUR 1 billion (PLN 4.4 billion) IPO of Play on the WSE, which values the company at EUR 4 billion (PLN 16 billion). It is the largest IPO in the telecommunications sector in Europe since June 2015, and one of the five largest ever Polish IPOs.

Dino Polska S.A.: representation of PKO BP S.A. Oddział – DM PKO BP w Warszawie, as Global Coordinator, Joint Bookrunner and Offering Agent, UBS Limited, WOOD & Company Financial Services, a.s. S.A., Oddział w Polsce, as Global Coordinators and Joint Bookrunners, and Erste Group Bank AG as Joint Bookrunner, on the PLN 1.65 billion (approx. EUR 388 million) IPO and admission to trading of shares in Dino Polska S.A. on the regulated market of the WSE.

Griffin Premium RE: representation of BZ WBK S.A. and Berenberg, as Global Coordinators and Joint Bookrunners, and DM BOŚ as Offering Co-manager, on the PLN 508 million (approximately EUR 118 million) IPO and admission to trading of shares in Griffin Premium RE on the WSE.

Żabka Polska S.A.: representation of Mid Europa Partners in connection with the sale of Żabka Polska S.A. to funds advised by CVC Capital Partners. This was the largest ever transaction in the Polish food retail sector and the largest ever private equity exit in Poland.

PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A.: representation of PGE, Poland's biggest power producer, on its PLN 4.51 billion (approximately USD 1.2 billion) acquisition of the EDF Group's assets in Poland.

Echo Investment S.A.: representation of Echo Investment S.A., Poland's leading real estate developer, in connection with the establishment of a PLN 200 million (€50 million) Polish bond program, being one of the first domestic public offerings in Poland aimed at a pool of individual investors.

Ghelamco Invest Sp. z o.o.: representation of Ghelamco Invest Sp. z o.o., Poland's leading real estate developer, in connection with the establishment of a PLN 350 million Polish bond program aimed at a pool of individual investors.

Advised clients from various sectors including financial and mining on planned bond offerings and initial public offerings.

Advised publicly listed companies regarding corporate governance issues.