International law firm Clifford Chance advised Bogusław Kowalski, the founder of Graal Group, and Abris Capital Partners, a leading independent private equity fund manager investing in Central Europe, on the signing of the preliminary agreement to sell the Graal Group, a leading canned fish producer in Poland, to Lisner, part of the German food business Unternehmensgruppe Theo Müller. The closing of the transaction is subject to antimonopoly approval being obtained from the Polish Office for Competition and Consumer Protection.
The Clifford Chance team was supervised by Wojciech Polz (Partner) and led by Karol Kulhawik (Counsel). The team also included Aleksandra Właszczuk (Senior Associate), Aleksandra Rzegocka (Senior Associate) and Krzysztof Regucki (Lawyer). Iwona Terlecka (Head of Antitrust), Marta Szczecińska (Senior Associate) and Anna Łyczakowska (Senior Associate) advised on the competition law aspects of the transaction.