Jakub Kutzmann

Local Partner, Warsaw

Biography

Overview

Jakub Kutzmann is a real estate, transactional and compliance lawyer who obtained first-class local and cross-border professional experience while working on some of the biggest and most complex CEE transactions and other significant matters. He has unrivalled in-house experience in the real estate sector.

Bars and Courts
Advocate, Warsaw Bar Association of Advocates
Education
Master of Laws
European School of Law and Public Administration, Warsaw
Political Science
University of Warsaw
English Legal Methods School
University of Cambridge
Moot Court, European Studies
University of Cologne
Languages
Polish
English
French
German
Italian

Experience

Catella: representation of Catella, a Swedish company listed on Nasdaq Stockholm's main market, in connection with the establishment of its Polish operations through the acquisition of a 65% stake in Warsaw Property Partners (WPP), an independent Polish company offering comprehensive management of real estate investments.

REICO: representation of a fund managed by the REICO investment company, on the acquisition of BWI Group's R&D centre in Cracow, Poland from 7R, a polish developer and Insite Real Estate, a US investment company. The total lettable area of the buildings is approx. 11,000 sqm. The BWI's clients include brands such as BMW, Ford, Porsche, Audi, Ferrari, and Land Rover.

Budimex Nieruchomości sp. z o.o.: representation of Budimex Nieruchomości sp. z o.o. (now Spravia sp. z o.o.) in connection with the sale of all shares of the company and subsequent sale of a large newly built residential portfolio.

Echo Investment: representation of Echo Investment, the largest Polish development company in connection with the sale of several real properties for residential and student housing projects.

A value-add investment fund: representation of a value-add investment fund on the acquisition of logistics centers in Poland with a total value of approximately €40 million.

CTP: representation of CTP, CEE's largest industrial property developer with a portfolio of 6.3 million sqm, in connection with their expansion of its CTPark network in Poland. Our teams in Warsaw and Prague advised the client on entering a strategic partnership with Poland-based MDC², to develop full-service business parks throughout Poland.

GS Engineering & Construction Poland sp. z o.o.: representation of GS Engineering & Construction Poland sp. z o.o. in connection with a joint venture development project of a warehouse property in Lower Silesia. The project, with an area of 200,000 sqm, which is being constructed close to some of the largest warehouses and factories of companies operating in the e-commerce and electric vehicle sectors in Europe, is to comprise five buildings intended to serve both warehousing and light industrial purposes, while around 14,000 sqm is to be office space.

South African investor: representation of a South African investor in connection with a number of retail acquisitions across CEE. Aggregate value of the transactions: over €1.2 billion.

South African investor: representation of a South African investor in connection with a number of retail acquisitions across CEE. Aggregate value of the transactions: over €1.2 billion.

South African investor: representation of a South African investor in connection with a number of retail acquisitions across CEE. Aggregate value of the transactions: over €1.2 billion.