Michal focuses his practice on corporate and contract law matters as well as on mergers and acquisitions.
Michal has provided corporate law advice in connection with cross-border mergers, acquisitions and joint venture transactions, including due diligence exercises and preparation of the transaction documentation. He has assisted clients from the real estate sector in matters related to entering the Polish market and cooperation with Polish entities in the sector. Michal also advises clients on other corporate law related issues.
Prior to joining White & Case, Michal gained experience in law firms in Warsaw focusing on energy industry and judicial litigation, as well as working for non-governmental organizations and public institutions.
GLP: representation of GLP in connection with the transfer of its portfolio companies to a fund, including the sale of 100% of the shares in the PropCos. As it was a transfer to a fund managed by GLP, our role was to advise both the seller and the buyer on the transactional and financing aspects of the deal in Poland.
Predica: representation of Predica, a Polish company and leading European provider of Microsoft Azure cloud migration, application modernization and managed services, on its acquisition by SoftwareONE Holding AG, a leading global provider of end-to-end software and cloud technology solutions.
Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust plc: representation of Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust plc on the acquisition of two onshore wind farms being constructed in Poland (the “Krzecin” and “Kuslin” wind farms) with a combined capacity of 58.8 MW from the PNE Group, a German developer of wind projects in Europe. The projects are financed by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and BayernLB.
Funds managed by Octopus Renewables: representation of funds managed by Octopus Renewables in connection with the acquisition of a Polish wind farms portfolio of rated power of approx. 45 MW from OX2, a developer and seller of wind and solar farms.
Enterprise Investors: representation of the Polish Enterprise Fund VIII, a private equity fund managed by Enterprise Investors, in connection with the fintech acquisition, through a tender offer, of up to 100% of the shares in PragmaGO, a provider of financial services to the SME sector.
Global Compute Infrastructure LP: representation of Global Compute Infrastructure LP in connection with the acquisition of ATM S.A., one of the largest data center operators and communications infrastructure businesses in Poland and CEE, from a consortium of funds managed by MCI Capital and Mezzanine Management.
Polish Aviation Group: representation of the Polish Aviation Group, which owns LOT Polish Airlines S.A., in connection with the planned acquisition of Condor Flugdienst GmbH, Germany's most popular holiday airline operator with a fleet of over 50 aircraft. The transaction was supposed to close in the first week of April 2020. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 crisis affected the aviation sector and the transaction was not finalized.
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, and has acquired a number of payment businesses since its incorporation in 2010 including NeoTu, PayLane, PayUp and BillBird.
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.
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.