Kochański, Zięba & Partners Spółka komandytowa

KZP consists of 100 lawyers, advocates, legal counselors, tax counselors, patent attorneys co-operating through offices in Warsaw & Cracow. Our first class ever-growing Real Estate team comprises 11 lawyers (4 hires as of September 2016) is headed by highly recognisable leaders R. Zięba, K. Osiński and G. Olearnik, who lay the foundations of one of the largest and most recognized real estate practices in Polish and international law firms in Poland. KZP’s current team has advised both on the largest ever Polish real estate transaction, and the largest real estate transaction in Europe in 2016, placing us firmly amongst the elite real estate practices in the Polish market. We work closely with international law firms that treat KZP as their exclusive Polish partners including Berwin Leighton Paisner, Ashurst, Mayer Brown, Pinsent Masons, Simmons & Simmons and Paul Hastings.
Name of company Kochański, Zięba & Partners Spółka komandytowa
Department head or senior representative in Poland, real estate Rafał Zięba – Advocate, Managing Partner, Co-Head of Real Estate Practice; Kamil Osiński – Advocate, Partner, Co-Head of Real Estate Practice; Gabriel Olearnik – Partner, Head of Private Equity
Department head or senior representative profile Kamil Osiński: Co-Head of Real Estate; Rafał Zięba: Co-Head of Real Estate. In 2016 Kamil & Rafał advised Redefine Properties on the largest ever commercial real estate transaction only involving Poland.
Gabriel Olearnik: Head of Private Equity; over the last 3 years he has advised on Central European (including German) deals with a total value of EUR 6.25 billion, including the largest European real estate deal of 2016.
Short description of the company and team KZP consists of 100 lawyers, advocates, legal counselors, tax counselors, patent attorneys co-operating through offices in Warsaw & Cracow. Our first class ever-growing Real Estate team comprises 11 lawyers (4 hires as of September 2016) is headed by highly recognisable leaders R. Zięba, K. Osiński and G. Olearnik, who lay the foundations of one of the largest and most recognized real estate practices in Polish and international law firms in Poland. KZP’s current team has advised both on the largest ever Polish real estate transaction, and the largest real estate transaction in Europe in 2016, placing us firmly amongst the elite real estate practices in the Polish market. We work closely with international law firms that treat KZP as their exclusive Polish partners including Berwin Leighton Paisner, Ashurst, Mayer Brown, Pinsent Masons, Simmons & Simmons and Paul Hastings.
Key current clients Skanska Group,
Echo Polska Properties,
Redefine Properties,
Mace,
CH2M,
Redefine International,
Griffin Group,
YIT Development,
Murapol,
Aberdeen Asset Management,
ING Finance and ING Lease,
SAGE,
Knight Frank,
Jula Poland,
NTD Offshore,
IKEA,
Aerium/Bainbridge,
Employees Provident Fund (Malaysia),
Aurec Real Estate,
Cushman & Wakefield
Participation in property sales and acquisitions between October 2016 and September 2017 P3 Logistic Parks:the €2.4 billion sale of P3 Logistic Parks to GIC, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund- the largest real estate deal in Europe in 2016,as well as the Romanian and Polish aspects of a €1.4 billion pan-European refinancing of P3's logistics portfolio.
Echo Polska Properties:acquisition of 7 office buildings from Echo Inv, value EUR 264 mln; acquisition of Galeria Młociny shopping mall in northern Warsaw for a development, value EUR 42 mln; acquisition of CH Jupiter (centre of Warsaw, Towarowa 22), value EUR 120 mln; sale of 3 office buildings to Griffin Premium Real Estate, value EUR 160 mln.
Aurec Real Estate:acquisition of 6 retail properties in Poland, value EUR 100 mln.
Redefine International:acquisition of 6 retail properties in Poland, value EUR 100 mln.
YIT Development Sp. z o.o.:acquisition of real property located in Warsaw, adjacent to Klasykow Street, and on the financing of the acquisition by letter of credit, value 18 mln PLN.
Participation in development projects between October 2016 and September 2017 Aberdeen Asset Management Deutschland:acquisition of stakes in SPVs in respect of a number of European road infrastructure projects (including 2 phases of the high profile A1 motorway project in Poland).
Skanska Group:acquisition and future development of a state-of-the-art office complex located in the center of Warsaw, value EUR 22 mln.
Beaulieu International Group:advising the Belgian industrial group on the development of warehousing and manufacturing plants in Kietrz.
Universal Fibers Inc:advising the US textile group on the development of a manufacturing plant in Gorzów.
Griffin Real Estate:reorganization of several credit facilities granted by Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego for the acquisition and modernisation of Raiffeisen Business Center, value EUR 36 mln.
Mace:advising the construction group on the redevelopment of the prestigious Hotel Europejski in Warsaw.
Total value of the transactions on which your company adviced between October 2016 and September 2017 (IN EUR) EUR 4,98 billion
Please say why you should be considered for the award In last year’s submission KZP acted on EUR 1.8 bln of real estate transactions.This time round,KZP has acted on EUR 4.98 bln worth of real estate transactions,representing significant growth.In 2016 KZP acted for Redefine Properties on the largest ever commercial real estate transaction concerning Poland alone (EUR 1.1 bln),whilst KZP has also hired Gabriel Olearnik who led the team and advised on the largest real estate transaction in Europe in 2016–the EUR 2.4 bln sale of P3 Logistics Parks to GIC(a transaction that also involved Poland).The excellence of KZP’s real estate practice is further cemented by entering into an exclusive relationship in 2017 with international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner–the leading European real estate practice,which by way of example,has advised on the three largest ever single property transactions in Europe.This relationship has allowed KZP to work on more international real estate transactions and for a greater amount of international clients.
Company website www.kochanski.pl
Name of company
Kochański, Zięba & Partners Spółka komandytowa
Department head or senior representative in Poland, real estate
Rafał Zięba – Advocate, Managing Partner, Co-Head of Real Estate Practice; Kamil Osiński – Advocate, Partner, Co-Head of Real Estate Practice; Gabriel Olearnik – Partner, Head of Private Equity
Department head or senior representative profile
Kamil Osiński: Co-Head of Real Estate; Rafał Zięba: Co-Head of Real Estate. In 2016 Kamil & Rafał advised Redefine Properties on the largest ever commercial real estate transaction only involving Poland.
Gabriel Olearnik: Head of Private Equity; over the last 3 years he has advised on Central European (including German) deals with a total value of EUR 6.25 billion, including the largest European real estate deal of 2016.
Short description of the company and team
KZP consists of 100 lawyers, advocates, legal counselors, tax counselors, patent attorneys co-operating through offices in Warsaw & Cracow. Our first class ever-growing Real Estate team comprises 11 lawyers (4 hires as of September 2016) is headed by highly recognisable leaders R. Zięba, K. Osiński and G. Olearnik, who lay the foundations of one of the largest and most recognized real estate practices in Polish and international law firms in Poland. KZP’s current team has advised both on the largest ever Polish real estate transaction, and the largest real estate transaction in Europe in 2016, placing us firmly amongst the elite real estate practices in the Polish market. We work closely with international law firms that treat KZP as their exclusive Polish partners including Berwin Leighton Paisner, Ashurst, Mayer Brown, Pinsent Masons, Simmons & Simmons and Paul Hastings.
Key current clients
Skanska Group,
Echo Polska Properties,
Redefine Properties,
Mace,
CH2M,
Redefine International,
Griffin Group,
YIT Development,
Murapol,
Aberdeen Asset Management,
ING Finance and ING Lease,
SAGE,
Knight Frank,
Jula Poland,
NTD Offshore,
IKEA,
Aerium/Bainbridge,
Employees Provident Fund (Malaysia),
Aurec Real Estate,
Cushman & Wakefield
Participation in property sales and acquisitions between October 2016 and September 2017
P3 Logistic Parks:the €2.4 billion sale of P3 Logistic Parks to GIC, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund- the largest real estate deal in Europe in 2016,as well as the Romanian and Polish aspects of a €1.4 billion pan-European refinancing of P3's logistics portfolio.
Echo Polska Properties:acquisition of 7 office buildings from Echo Inv, value EUR 264 mln; acquisition of Galeria Młociny shopping mall in northern Warsaw for a development, value EUR 42 mln; acquisition of CH Jupiter (centre of Warsaw, Towarowa 22), value EUR 120 mln; sale of 3 office buildings to Griffin Premium Real Estate, value EUR 160 mln.
Aurec Real Estate:acquisition of 6 retail properties in Poland, value EUR 100 mln.
Redefine International:acquisition of 6 retail properties in Poland, value EUR 100 mln.
YIT Development Sp. z o.o.:acquisition of real property located in Warsaw, adjacent to Klasykow Street, and on the financing of the acquisition by letter of credit, value 18 mln PLN.
Participation in development projects between October 2016 and September 2017
Aberdeen Asset Management Deutschland:acquisition of stakes in SPVs in respect of a number of European road infrastructure projects (including 2 phases of the high profile A1 motorway project in Poland).
Skanska Group:acquisition and future development of a state-of-the-art office complex located in the center of Warsaw, value EUR 22 mln.
Beaulieu International Group:advising the Belgian industrial group on the development of warehousing and manufacturing plants in Kietrz.
Universal Fibers Inc:advising the US textile group on the development of a manufacturing plant in Gorzów.
Griffin Real Estate:reorganization of several credit facilities granted by Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego for the acquisition and modernisation of Raiffeisen Business Center, value EUR 36 mln.
Mace:advising the construction group on the redevelopment of the prestigious Hotel Europejski in Warsaw.
Total value of the transactions on which your company adviced between October 2016 and September 2017 (IN EUR)
EUR 4,98 billion
Please say why you should be considered for the award
In last year’s submission KZP acted on EUR 1.8 bln of real estate transactions.This time round,KZP has acted on EUR 4.98 bln worth of real estate transactions,representing significant growth.In 2016 KZP acted for Redefine Properties on the largest ever commercial real estate transaction concerning Poland alone (EUR 1.1 bln),whilst KZP has also hired Gabriel Olearnik who led the team and advised on the largest real estate transaction in Europe in 2016–the EUR 2.4 bln sale of P3 Logistics Parks to GIC(a transaction that also involved Poland).The excellence of KZP’s real estate practice is further cemented by entering into an exclusive relationship in 2017 with international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner–the leading European real estate practice,which by way of example,has advised on the three largest ever single property transactions in Europe.This relationship has allowed KZP to work on more international real estate transactions and for a greater amount of international clients.
Company website
www.kochanski.pl

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