WKB advised Boekestijn Transport on the acquisition of Baltic Trans and European Trucking
WKB Wierciński, Kwieciński, Baehr advised Boekestijn Transport on the acquisition of 100% of shares in Baltic Trans sp. z o. o. from ECS Corporate NV. At the same time, WKB advised the Client on the acquisition of assets of European Trucking Sp. z o.o.
WKB advised Grosfillex on the acquisition of Warmińska Fabryka Okien „Postęp”
WKB law firm advised Grosfillex (through a group entity, Arban Sàrl) on a transaction concerning their acquisition of 100% of shares in Warmińska Fabryka Okien “Postęp” Sp. z o.o., a window manufacturer active on both the Polish and European markets since 2003.
WKB lawyers supported the consortium of General Electric and Polimex Mostostal in a tender for the expansion of the Dolna Odra power plant
On Thursday (30 January), PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna signed a contract with the consortium of Polimex Mostostal and  General Electric companies (General Electric Global Services GmbH and General Electric International Inc) for the construction of two CCGT units at the Dolna Odra Power Plant. The total value of the investment is PLN 5 billion net. WKB law firm, whose experts Jan Roliński, Agnieszka Chwiałkowska and Piotr Wojdak are GE companies’ long-standing tender advisers, participated in the preparation of tender offer.
WKB advised Duna House on its acquisition of Alex T. Great
WKB law firm advised Duna House (listed on the Prime Market of the Budapest Stock Exchange and an owner of, among others, Metrohouse and Gold Finance in Poland) on the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Alex T. Great (a company specializing in financial intermediation) by its subsidiary, Metrohouse Franchise S.A.
WKB Legal Alert | Shareholders’ Register – the first amendments came into force on 1 January
As of 1 January 2020 certain amendments concerning the introduction of shareholders' register for non-public joint stock companies and partnerships limited by shares came into force. The shareholders' register is a new institution in the Polish legal system, which introduces the mandatory dematerialisation of shares for those companies and partnerships mentioned above. The purpose of the amendments is to improve the security of trading shares in non-public companies and to enable all of their shareholders to be identified.
WKB advised Intel Corporation on its acquisition of Habana Labs
WKB law firm advised Intel Corporation on the Polish aspects of its acquisition of Habana Labs, an Israeli company specializing in the design of processors for machine learning and artificial intelligence applications. The transaction, worth approximately two billion dollars, was announced on 16 December 2019.
WKB Wierciński, Kwieciński, Baehr law firm adopts a new logo and new corporate brand identity
WKB starts 2020 with a refreshed logo and new branding. The revamped logo presents the firm as a team of “WKB Lawyers” emphasising the firm’s dynamic growth, as well as recognising the value added by each of the firm’s more than 100 lawyers.
WKB advised Benson Elliot on the sale of the Sheraton Warsaw hotel
WKB Wierciński, Kwieciński, Baehr acted as local Polish counsel to the private equity real estate fund manager Benson Elliot (together with Walton Street Capital and Schroders) on the sale of the five-star Sheraton Warsaw hotel to Patron Capital