For the second year in a row, WKB Wierciński, Kwieciński, Baehr's Italian Desk was shortlisted by the recognized Italian legal directory Top Legal Italy for an award in the category Best legal Italian desk in the world. The short list included only eight teams from national law firms, WKB being again the only Polish one. The awards gala was held in Milan on Monday, 23 November 2015.
WKB advised BAT throughout the process with full legal coverage on all Polish-law related matters of the transaction. Herbert Smith Freehills LLP (London office) acted as BAT’s global legal advisor.
WKB Wierciński, Kwieciński, Baehr acted as Polish counsel for a syndicate of eight banks: Societe Generale, BNP Paribas, ING, HSBC, Citibank, CACIB, SEB and Natixis, represented by Societe Generale as agent, in connection with $400 million funding for PGNiG's Norwegian subsidiary PGNiG Upstream International AS. Herbert Smith Freehills' London office acted as global counsel for the banks.
As a law firm focusing on specialization and expertise, WKB launches a new practice area to assist Life Sciences clients.
WKB advised the shareholders and founders of NextWeb Media Group in sale of all their shares to Wirtualna Polska Holding Group and in executing a sale agreement which involved earn-outs.
WKB assisted Aviva with respect to acquisition of 100% of shares of Expander Advisors, one of the largest networks of financial advisors in Poland, from Innova Capital (a private equity fund). This was a competitive process concluding with an agreement being signed between Aviva and Innova Capital. The transaction remains subject to clearance from the President of the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection.
WIODĄCA kancelaria prawna na rynku polskim.
ZESPÓŁ ponad siedemdziesięciu doświadczonych prawników w biurach w Warszawie i Poznaniu.
MIĘDZYNARODOWY ZASIĘG dzięki współpracy z sieciami kancelarii partnerskich gwarantujący dostęp do blisko 150 rynków Europy i świata.
NOWATORSKIE ROZWIĄZANIA prawne odpowiadające dynamicznie zmieniającym się warunkom rynkowym.
PROFESJONALIZM, doświadczenie i dbałość o realizację założeń biznesowych klientów.