Allen & Overy, A. Pędzich sp. k.

Our Real Estate team has collaborative, internationally minded and commercially aware lawyers, who provide the full range of real estate advice and consists of 14 members.
No matter how complex the project or how tight the deadline, our real estate lawyers demonstrate commercial awareness and excellent technical skills in everything they do. We provide an innovative and flexible approach to handling transactions to ensure that we are well placed to meet the demands of our clients and the marketplace.
Name of company Allen & Overy, A. Pędzich sp. k.
Department head or senior representative in Poland, real estate Arkadiusz Pędzich, partner
Department head or senior representative profile Arkadiusz Pędzich heads the Real Estate practice at Allen & Overy in Warsaw. He has advised on the financing, refinancing and/or financial leasing of the most prestigious real estate projects in Poland.
Short description of the company and team Our Real Estate team has collaborative, internationally minded and commercially aware lawyers, who provide the full range of real estate advice and consists of 14 members.
No matter how complex the project or how tight the deadline, our real estate lawyers demonstrate commercial awareness and excellent technical skills in everything they do. We provide an innovative and flexible approach to handling transactions to ensure that we are well placed to meet the demands of our clients and the marketplace.
Key current clients Via Outlets
Generali Real Estate
Berlin Hyp AG
HSBC Bank plc
Morgan Stanley
Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Goldman Sachs
Aareal Bank AG
Participation in property sales and acquisitions between October 2016 and September 2017 Generali Real Estate in the purchase of SPV holding the Królewska office building in Warsaw and repayment of its bank debt.

Via Outlets in the purchase of SPV holding Factory Outlet in Wroclaw and subsequent refinancing of its debt by Bank Pekao S.A.

Berlin Hyp AG on financing the acquisition by Europa Capital and White Star of an office property (by way of purchase of shares in the seller) in Warsaw at Plac Malachowskiego.

Goldman Sachs on financing Pradera’s spin off and acquisition of Ikea’s shopping centers in Poland, Germany and France.

Aareal Bank AG on Octava’s acquisition and refinancing of commercial real estate of Centrum Handlowe Krakowska 61 from BPH.

Aareal Bank AG on Octava’s acquisition and refinancing of the office property – Renaissance Tower in Warsaw from BPH.
Participation in development projects between October 2016 and September 2017 -
Total value of the transactions on which your company adviced between October 2016 and September 2017 (IN EUR) Confidential
Please say why you should be considered for the award Our Real Estate department is known for:
 an integrated offering of all services relating to real estate
 strong footprint in CEE with own offices in Prague, Budapest, Bratislava and an associated office in Bucharest
 doing commercially minded due diligence reviews of portfolio properties and companies in the bid processes, especially in multi-jurisdictional portfolio transactions, delivering quality and commercially minded advice and the ability to work under time pressure
 an integrated team that has been working together for a long time with in-depth knowledge of local issues and transaction structures that is able to advise clients from all perspectives
 innovative and flexible approach to handling transactions; when necessary we are able to manage the largest deals on the market by using a sophisticated project management team and devices such as electronic deal rooms
 collaboration and flexibility to bring together specialists from each of our international offices
Company website www.allenovery.com
Name of company
Allen & Overy, A. Pędzich sp. k.
Department head or senior representative in Poland, real estate
Arkadiusz Pędzich, partner
Department head or senior representative profile
Arkadiusz Pędzich heads the Real Estate practice at Allen & Overy in Warsaw. He has advised on the financing, refinancing and/or financial leasing of the most prestigious real estate projects in Poland.
Short description of the company and team
Our Real Estate team has collaborative, internationally minded and commercially aware lawyers, who provide the full range of real estate advice and consists of 14 members.
No matter how complex the project or how tight the deadline, our real estate lawyers demonstrate commercial awareness and excellent technical skills in everything they do. We provide an innovative and flexible approach to handling transactions to ensure that we are well placed to meet the demands of our clients and the marketplace.
Key current clients
Via Outlets
Generali Real Estate
Berlin Hyp AG
HSBC Bank plc
Morgan Stanley
Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Goldman Sachs
Aareal Bank AG
Participation in property sales and acquisitions between October 2016 and September 2017
Generali Real Estate in the purchase of SPV holding the Królewska office building in Warsaw and repayment of its bank debt.

Via Outlets in the purchase of SPV holding Factory Outlet in Wroclaw and subsequent refinancing of its debt by Bank Pekao S.A.

Berlin Hyp AG on financing the acquisition by Europa Capital and White Star of an office property (by way of purchase of shares in the seller) in Warsaw at Plac Malachowskiego.

Goldman Sachs on financing Pradera’s spin off and acquisition of Ikea’s shopping centers in Poland, Germany and France.

Aareal Bank AG on Octava’s acquisition and refinancing of commercial real estate of Centrum Handlowe Krakowska 61 from BPH.

Aareal Bank AG on Octava’s acquisition and refinancing of the office property – Renaissance Tower in Warsaw from BPH.
Participation in development projects between October 2016 and September 2017
-
Total value of the transactions on which your company adviced between October 2016 and September 2017 (IN EUR)
Confidential
Please say why you should be considered for the award
Our Real Estate department is known for:
 an integrated offering of all services relating to real estate
 strong footprint in CEE with own offices in Prague, Budapest, Bratislava and an associated office in Bucharest
 doing commercially minded due diligence reviews of portfolio properties and companies in the bid processes, especially in multi-jurisdictional portfolio transactions, delivering quality and commercially minded advice and the ability to work under time pressure
 an integrated team that has been working together for a long time with in-depth knowledge of local issues and transaction structures that is able to advise clients from all perspectives
 innovative and flexible approach to handling transactions; when necessary we are able to manage the largest deals on the market by using a sophisticated project management team and devices such as electronic deal rooms
 collaboration and flexibility to bring together specialists from each of our international offices
Company website
www.allenovery.com

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