News from BPCC Members

2020-04-23

International law firm CMS has advised on the acquisition of Atlanta Renewables S.à r.l

International law firm CMS has advised on the acquisition of Atlanta Renewables S.à r.l. – a special purpose vehicle holding a 33% interest in a joint venture with Acciona Energía S.A – from KKR Atlanta Aggregator L.P.

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2020-04-23

Krzysztof Misiak Appointed Head of Cushman & Wakefield Poland

Global real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield has appointed Krzysztof Misiak as Head of Poland to succeed Charles Taylor who leaves the firm after 30 years.

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2020-04-22

Six partner promotions at CMS law office

At the beginning of May 2020, the following lawyers will join the group of local partners at the CMS Warsaw office: Agnieszka Skorupińska, leader of the environmental law team, Jakub Podkowa, and Jakub Wieczorek from the banking and international finance team. At the same time, three local partners from the CMS Warsaw office will be promoted to equity partners: Piotr Ciołkowski and Łukasz Szatkowski, currently local partners in the energy and infrastructure projects team, as well as Błażej Zagórski, currently local partner in the transaction team.

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2020-04-22

CMS will strengthen its transactions practice with a five-lawyers team advising private equity funds

The CMS transactions group will be joined by a team of lawyers with many years’ experience in advising private equity funds and significant achievements in M&A transactions. At the beginning of August 2020 CMS will be joined by Sławomir Czerwiński and Mateusz Stępień as partners, Jarosław Gajda as a counsel, Antoni Wandzilak as
a senior associate, and Dominika Pietkun as an associate.

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2020-04-22

BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker: More than 70 per cent of firms surveyed have furloughed staff as scheme goes live

Results from the latest BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker reveal that the vast majority of businesses surveyed have furloughed a proportion of their workforce, and are awaiting funds from the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme as payday approaches for many.  

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2020-04-21

Interest in V.Offices not declining

Scanmed, provider of comprehensive healthcare services, signed an agreement for the lease of nearly 500 sqm in V.Offices office building in Kraków. The company will be relocated to its new office in summer. Knight Frank Consultancy represented the building’s owner, AFI Europe. The tenant was advised by Corees.

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2020-04-21

Arup Collection exhibition available online

We can't access art galleries right now so we're bringing our latest Arup Collection exhibition to you.

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2020-04-20

Savills: First symphtoms of Covid-19 impact on the warsaw office market

The coronavirus pandemic has had a relatively benign effect on the Q1 2020 Warsaw office market figures, according to the latest Savills research. However, tenants already started to optimize costs which soon may increase the number of lease renewals and subleases. Companies will look for more flexible lease terms and cost-effective locations.

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2020-04-20

Office and industrial sectors record best ever first quarters

Total value of investment transactions in the Polish real estate market for the first quarter was nearly EUR 1.8 billion, which is the second highest result on record for the first three months of the year.
Advisory firm JLL analyzes the investment transactions concluded in Q1 2020 in Poland’s commercial real estate sector.

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2020-04-17

#property4heroes – 970 meals a day for healthcare workers from property market leaders

A group of biggest commercial property market leaders are supporting the personnel of 11 hospitals and medical centres across Poland through daily deliveries of meals. The #property4heroes initiative is an expression of gratitude from developers, investors and property owners for the hard work of physicians, nurses, supporting personnel and paramedics.

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