News from BPCC Members


Savills named as property manager for Sky Tower

Real estate advisory firm Savills has been appointed as property manager for Sky Tower, the tallest building in Wrocław, acquired by Adventum Group in March 2022. Savills previously advised on the acquisition of the property.


White & Case advises PKN Orlen on new corporate venture capital fund and its first investment

Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised PKN ORLEN on establishing and launching ORLEN VC, the largest corporate venture capital fund in Poland, which will invest approximately €100 million (PLN 500 million) in innovative companies involved in the energy transition.


Clifford Chance elects two new partners in Warsaw

Leading international law firm Clifford Chance today announces the promotion of 37 lawyers to the partnership, including two in its Warsaw office. Adelina Prokop and Paweł Puacz will join the partnership on 1 May 2022.


Clifford Chance elects four new counsel in Warsaw

Leading international law firm Clifford Chance announced the promotion of four new counsel in Warsaw.


Clifford Chance is advising Norsk Hydro on the tender offer for 100% of the shares of Alumetal

The international law firm Clifford Chance is advising Norsk Hydro, a leading aluminium and energy company, on a tender offer for the purchase of all the shares in Alumetal, one of the largest producers of casting aluminium alloys in Europe.


Regus to open a centre in Okrąglak

Regus, a leading provider of serviced offices, has signed up to join the tenants of Poznań’s iconic landmark office building Okrąglak and leased approximately 1,455 sq m spread over two floors. The landlord was advised on the transaction by real estate advisory firm Savills. The flexible offices will become available to the building’s tenants and external clients from September 2022.


Savills to manage another building in Mokotów

MNK Partners has appointed real estate advisory firm Savills as property manager for its newly acquired office building NC3.


News from Poland—Business & Law, Episode 18: Economic sanctions against Russia

The latest episode of News from Poland is devoted to implementation by Polish companies of sanctions imposed on Russia for its attack on Ukraine. This topic is discussed by Anna Olejniczak-Michalska from the firm’s Private Client practice and Łukasz Lasek from the firm’s Dispute Resolution & Arbitration practice.


Savills forecasts increased demand for technical consultancy and strengthens its position in this area

Real estate advisory firm Savills estimates that the prices of building materials for new commercial real estate construction in Poland increased by close to 30% in the past 12 months and expects demand for technical consultancy to grow. The Building & Project Consultancy team of Savills Poland has summarised its activity in 2021, a year in which it completed close to 60 projects for commercial properties with a combined area of 1.5 million sq m and almost doubled its headcount.


Clifford Chance advised EBRD and Santander Bank Polska on an up to PLN 205 million financing

International law firm Clifford Chance advised the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and Santander Bank Polska S.A. on a syndicated financing in the total amount of up to PLN 205 million granted to Benefit Systems S.A. The proceeds will be used for investment expenditures related to organic growth, development of the MultiLife platform, acquisitions, eco-friendly investments, refinancing of the company’s existing indebtedness in the form of bank loans in Poland, and for general corporate purposes of Benefit Systems' capital group.