Klaudia Malczewska

Counsel, Warsaw

Biography

Overview

Klaudia Malczewska focuses her practice on corporate law, labor law, securities law, merger and acquisition transactions as well as corporate governance issues.

She has participated in M&A and capital market transactions where she advised clients from various sectors on planned initial public offerings, acquisitions of shares and enterprises, bond issues and disclosure obligations. Her experience includes the preparation of legal opinions and due diligence reviews and the relevant transaction documentation.

Klaudia has assisted in the drafting of management contracts and other agreements such as bonus agreements and share option agreements for key employees of private companies. She also advises on day-to-day labor law matters including drafting employment contracts, internal employment regulations and the social security aspects of simultaneous employment in multiple jurisdictions.

Prior joining to White & Case, Klaudia worked in the legal and finance department of a leading international corporation, a Polish diplomatic mission and in the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea in Hamburg, Germany. She has studied in the United Kingdom, Germany and China.

Bars and Courts
Advocate, Warsaw Bar Association of Advocates
Education
Master's Degree
Faculty of Law and Administration
University of Warsaw
Certificate of Higher Education in Legal Studies
Cardiff University
School of Law
Languages
Polish
English
German
Mandarin

Experience

Polenergia S.A.: representation of Polenergia S.A., the largest private energy group in Poland, on the signing of a final agreement for the acquisition of a 100% stake in Edison Energia S.A., one of the fastest growing photovoltaic systems installation companies in Poland.

Nets Denmark A/S: representation of Nets Denmark A/S, a market leader in the payments industry, on its €405 million acquisition of Poland-based Centrum Rozliczeń Elektronicznych Polskie ePłatności S.A. (PeP), a leading Polish merchant acquirer, which provides merchant acquiring services.

Nets Denmark A/S: representation of Nets Denmark A/S and its owner, private equity fund Hellman & Friedman, in connection with the establishment of a strategic alliance with Przelewy24, a leading Polish online payment service provider.

Nets Denmark A.S: representation of Nets Denmark A/S in connection with the acquisition of Dotpay/eCard (Dotcard), one of the leading companies on the Polish digital payments market, from MCI.EuroVentures and Saltus TUW. It was a record-breaking transaction in terms of value on the Polish fintech market.

Play Communications S.A.: representation of Play Communications S.A. and its subsidiary P4 Sp. z o.o. in connection with the €96 million acquisition of 3S S.A., a telecommunications group based in Katowice, and indirect acquisition of all the shares in all the subsidiaries of 3S, including 3S S.A., 3S Data Center S.A., 3S Fibertech sp. z o.o. and 3S BOX S.A.

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

Konspol Group: representation of the Konspol Group, the leading producer and processor of poultry in Poland, in relation to the sale of its group companies to the American corporation Cargill. It was the largest transaction on Poland's food processing and animal breeding market in 2018.

Coast2CoastL representation of Coast2Coast Capital and its subsidiary Bounty Brands in connection with the acquisition of the Polish company Stella Pack S.A., the largest manufacturer of garbage bags and non-chemical cleaning products in CEE, with subsidiaries in Ukraine and Romania.

Waberer's International Nyrt.: representation of Waberer's International Nyrt. (owned by MidEuropa), the European leader in full truckload (FTL) transportation, in connection with the acquisition of the Polish companies Link sp. z o.o. and Link Services sp. z o.o., a leading supplier of modern solutions in the transportation sector.

MidEuropa: representation of MidEuropa in connection with the sale of Żabka Polska to funds advised by CVC Capital Partners. It is the largest ever transaction in the Polish retail food sector and the largest ever private equity exit in Poland.