MDDP helps client in all - tax, financial and legal aspects of real estate ownership. MDDP works for developers, investment funds, leasing companies and private investors - from design to sale and provides advisory related to:
• Taxation of income from real estate investments
• Indirect real estate taxes
• Choosing an optimal ownership structure for investments in terms of tax efficiency, taking into account the specific investment whether in residential or non-residential real estate
• Taxation of alternative forms of financing real estate investments
• Optimisation of tax depreciation
• Settlement of property investments and exploitation costs, leasing agreements
• Property tax
• Examining the legal status of properties
• Legal services related to selling and purchasing real estate
• Support in the investment processes
• Financial forecast for the investments
Name of company MDDP
Department head or senior representative in Poland, real estate Justyna Bauta-Szostak
DEPARTMENT HEAD OR SENIOR REPRESENTATIVE PROFILE Justyna Bauta-Szostak- tax advisor, legal advisor, partner in MDDP. Advisor in the field of corporate income tax and international tax, specializes in advising entities from the real estate sector and corporate restructuring. In MDDP she heads the department Real Estate, leading investment projects in real estate located in Poland and other Central European countries. Her experience in this area includes all stages of business - from the decision and the choice of optimal legal form of investment through ongoing advice related to the specifics of the development industry, to exit from the investment. She has carried out projects among others: the sale of shares in companies being the owners of the property, the preparation and introduction on the Stock Exchange of companies from the real estate sector, the creation of investment funds investing in real estate. She conducts training in income and international taxes.

Short description of the company and team MDDP helps client in all - tax, financial and legal aspects of real estate ownership. MDDP works for developers, investment funds, leasing companies and private investors - from design to sale and provides advisory related to:
• Taxation of income from real estate investments
• Indirect real estate taxes
• Choosing an optimal ownership structure for investments in terms of tax efficiency, taking into account the specific investment whether in residential or non-residential real estate
• Taxation of alternative forms of financing real estate investments
• Optimisation of tax depreciation
• Settlement of property investments and exploitation costs, leasing agreements
• Property tax
• Examining the legal status of properties
• Legal services related to selling and purchasing real estate
• Support in the investment processes
• Financial forecast for the investments
Major current clients Griffin Real Estate sp. z o.o., Griffin Premium RE.. N.V., Capital Park S.A., Echo Investment S.A., Echo Polska Properties N.V., Hillwood Europe, Yareal Polska sp. z o.o., Layetana and others.
Major projects on the real estate market between October 2016 and September 2017 1.designing and implementation of a structure for Griffin Premium RE. N.V. aimed at its IPO; (portfolio of ca. EUR 470 MLN)
2.cost segregation studies: office investments in Warsaw (EUR 548 MLN), warehouses near Wrocław (EUR 18 MLN), shopping malls and offices in Poland (EUR 941 MLN)
3.vendor due diligence and advisory on disposal of shares in a public real estate company (ca. EUR 96 MLN)
4.VAT, CTT and CIT on sale of real estate located in Warsaw for ca. EUR 120 MLN, distribution of obtained funds and liquidation of the structure after the transaction
5.corporate and financing structure for a real estate close-end investment fundsfor individual investors (EUR 29 MLN)
6.public bond issue amounting to EUR 25 MLN for a financial intermediary in the real estate group
7.acquisition of an office building for ca. EUR 23 MLN, adjustment of the close-end investment fund structure to the amendments introduced into CIT Act
8.mezzanine financing of a new shopping center in Warsaw (EUR 60 MLN)
Total value of transactions on the real estate market the company participated between October 2016 and September 2017 (in EUR) EUR 2,2 billion
Please say why your team should be considered for the award 1.Dynamic development: Doubled value of the MDDP clients’ portfolio in terms of transactions from last year.
2.Cutting-edge transactions: MDDP as a long-term advisor was involved in the first REIT’s IPO of the largest and most dynamically developing investor in Poland in the commercial property market.

MDDP is an independent firm, established by former partners of one of the Big Four firms. MDDP combines international experience,global standards with in-depth knowledge of Polish tax, legal and business environment. We offer practical tax solutions that help conduct business more effectively. Thanks to close cooperation between MDDP departments, we provide the comprehensive advisory services vital to running a business in real estate sector. Thanks to the long-term and comprehensive cooperation, MDDP advisors deeply know the client's business and serve the strategic advice, looking at each of the current transaction from the perspective of the entire client’s business.
Company website www.mddp.pl
Name of company
MDDP
Department head or senior representative in Poland, real estate
Justyna Bauta-Szostak
DEPARTMENT HEAD OR SENIOR REPRESENTATIVE PROFILE
Justyna Bauta-Szostak- tax advisor, legal advisor, partner in MDDP. Advisor in the field of corporate income tax and international tax, specializes in advising entities from the real estate sector and corporate restructuring. In MDDP she heads the department Real Estate, leading investment projects in real estate located in Poland and other Central European countries. Her experience in this area includes all stages of business - from the decision and the choice of optimal legal form of investment through ongoing advice related to the specifics of the development industry, to exit from the investment. She has carried out projects among others: the sale of shares in companies being the owners of the property, the preparation and introduction on the Stock Exchange of companies from the real estate sector, the creation of investment funds investing in real estate. She conducts training in income and international taxes.

Short description of the company and team
MDDP helps client in all - tax, financial and legal aspects of real estate ownership. MDDP works for developers, investment funds, leasing companies and private investors - from design to sale and provides advisory related to:
• Taxation of income from real estate investments
• Indirect real estate taxes
• Choosing an optimal ownership structure for investments in terms of tax efficiency, taking into account the specific investment whether in residential or non-residential real estate
• Taxation of alternative forms of financing real estate investments
• Optimisation of tax depreciation
• Settlement of property investments and exploitation costs, leasing agreements
• Property tax
• Examining the legal status of properties
• Legal services related to selling and purchasing real estate
• Support in the investment processes
• Financial forecast for the investments
Major current clients
Griffin Real Estate sp. z o.o., Griffin Premium RE.. N.V., Capital Park S.A., Echo Investment S.A., Echo Polska Properties N.V., Hillwood Europe, Yareal Polska sp. z o.o., Layetana and others.
Major projects on the real estate market between October 2016 and September 2017
1.designing and implementation of a structure for Griffin Premium RE. N.V. aimed at its IPO; (portfolio of ca. EUR 470 MLN)
2.cost segregation studies: office investments in Warsaw (EUR 548 MLN), warehouses near Wrocław (EUR 18 MLN), shopping malls and offices in Poland (EUR 941 MLN)
3.vendor due diligence and advisory on disposal of shares in a public real estate company (ca. EUR 96 MLN)
4.VAT, CTT and CIT on sale of real estate located in Warsaw for ca. EUR 120 MLN, distribution of obtained funds and liquidation of the structure after the transaction
5.corporate and financing structure for a real estate close-end investment fundsfor individual investors (EUR 29 MLN)
6.public bond issue amounting to EUR 25 MLN for a financial intermediary in the real estate group
7.acquisition of an office building for ca. EUR 23 MLN, adjustment of the close-end investment fund structure to the amendments introduced into CIT Act
8.mezzanine financing of a new shopping center in Warsaw (EUR 60 MLN)
Total value of transactions on the real estate market the company participated between October 2016 and September 2017 (in EUR)
EUR 2,2 billion
Please say why your team should be considered for the award
1.Dynamic development: Doubled value of the MDDP clients’ portfolio in terms of transactions from last year.
2.Cutting-edge transactions: MDDP as a long-term advisor was involved in the first REIT’s IPO of the largest and most dynamically developing investor in Poland in the commercial property market.

MDDP is an independent firm, established by former partners of one of the Big Four firms. MDDP combines international experience,global standards with in-depth knowledge of Polish tax, legal and business environment. We offer practical tax solutions that help conduct business more effectively. Thanks to close cooperation between MDDP departments, we provide the comprehensive advisory services vital to running a business in real estate sector. Thanks to the long-term and comprehensive cooperation, MDDP advisors deeply know the client's business and serve the strategic advice, looking at each of the current transaction from the perspective of the entire client’s business.
Company website
www.mddp.pl

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