Michał Szczepański

Associate, Warsaw

Biography

Overview

Michał Szczepański advises both emerging growth companies and investors (both institutional and strategic) in connection with venture capital and private equity transactions, domestic and global mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, and joint ventures in a broad range of industries.

Prior to joining White & Case, Michał studied business and commercial law at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, from which he obtained a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree. From March 2018, Michał worked in the M&A/PE department of the Warsaw office of another renowned global law firm. He has been involved in advising clients, including leading private equity funds, on dozens of M&A and private equity transactions, as well as corporate governance matters, and has participated in a variety of legal due diligence investigations.

Michał is qualified to practice law in New York.

Bars and Courts
Advocate trainee, Regional Bar Chamber in Warsaw
New York State Bar
Education
LLM
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
LLM
University of Warsaw

Faculty of Law and Administration

The British Law Centre
Languages
Polish
English

Experience

Among the transactions Michał has worked on are the following:

The founders of Archicom S.A. and Archicom S.A.: representation of the founders of Archicom S.A. and Archicom S.A. in connection with the sale of a controlling stake in Archicom S.A., one of the oldest developers and a leader on the Wrocław real estate market, to Echo Investment S.A.*

Innova Capital and OPTeam: representation of Innova Capital and OPTeam in connection with the sale of Centrum Rozliczeń Elektronicznych Polskie ePłatności S.A. to Rementi Investments S.A., a subsidiary of Nets A/S, a market leader in the payments industry.*

Echo Partners B.V.: representation of Echo Partners B.V. in connection with the sale of a controlling stake in Echo Investment S.A. to an SPV owned by the Hungarian developer WING Zrt.*

Ares Management Corporation and Griffin Real Estate: representation of Ares Management Corporation and Griffin Real Estate in connection with the acquisition of a controlling stake in Murapol S.A., one of Poland’s largest residential property developers.*

Active Ownership Capital fund: representation of the Active Ownership Capital fund in connection with its investment in Polski Bank Komórek Macierzystych S.A.*

Shareholders of LiveChat Software S.A.: representation of certain shareholders of LiveChat Software S.A. in connection with the sale of shares in LiveChat Software S.A. in an accelerated bookbuilding process.*

* Transactions handled prior to joining White & Case.