Orrick and Kondracki Celej have advised lead investor FF Ventures on the EUR 5 million in financing obtained by SpaceOS. Mason Hayes & Curran advised SpaceOS on the financing.
JDP Drapala & Partners, representing Madrid's Acciona Construccion S.A. and Mostostal Warszawa S.A., has obtained a partial judgment from the Appellate Court in Warsaw amending the judgment of the first instance court and ordering public employer GDDKiA to pay the firm's clients a total of over PLN 23 million (including interest).
Rymarz Zdort has advised Pepco Group N.V. on Polish law matters related to its IPO and the admission and introduction of its shares to trading on the regulated market of the Warsaw Stock Exchange. Clifford Chance reportedly advised joint global coordinators Goldman Sachs Bank Europe SE and J.P. Morgan A.G.
The following Q&A is an extract of the May 2021 edition of the Private Equity Trends Monitor, which provides you with an up-to-date overview of the latest and anticipated trends across the European private equity sector. This extract covers private equity deal activity in Central and Eastern Europe.
On April 21, 2021, CEE Legal Matters reported that the RKKW law firm had helped the Historical Museum of Sanok, in Poland, respond to an offer to sell it a counterfeit version of a painting by Zdzislaw Beksinski by an American auction website. CEE In-House Matters spoke with Jaroslaw Serafin, Director at the Historical Museum of Sanok, to learn more about the matter.
Based on available data, 2019 saw a significant drop in Chinese investment in Europe. The latest estimates by Rhodium Group show that Chinese investments in Poland for 2020 amounted to $1 billion, which is significantly more when compared to 2019’s $338 million. However, this extraordinary outcome was made possible mostly due to the investments of GLP in CEE. As estimated by Rhodium, the value of GLP investments in Poland in 2020 amounted to approximately $800 million and covers 48 industrial buildings and warehouses acquired in Poland.