PKO Bank Polski

The bank is active both in the field of development financing and investment loans delivered in bilateral transactions or syndicated structures where the Bank can play the leading role as arranger, agent, security agent or account bank with the high volume stakes. Among the transactions concluded during last year the following should receive a special recognition:
• PKO Bank Polski as the sole arranger, underwriter and lender provided a EUR 54 mln construction loan for the development of an Amazon fulfilment centre in Okmiany, near Legnica, Poland. This was the next Amazon warehouse development financed by PKO Bank Polski after the Kołbaskowo fulfilment centre near Szczecin”
• PKO Bank Polski as a sole arranger, underwriter and lender provided EUR 61,5 mln financing for construction of 145.000 sqm warehouse complex, part of the Central European Logistics HUB developed by Panattoni, anchored by Smyk and Media Expert
• PKO Bank Polski acting as sole arranger, underwriter and lender provided an investment facility of EUR 186 mln to EPP for refinancing of Galeria Echo in Kielce and O3 Business Campus in Kraków.
Name of company PKO Bank Polski
Department head or senior representative in CEE, real estate Agata Gola- Head of Property Finance
Department head or senior representative profile Agata Gola is responsible for property finance at PKO Bank Polski, leading a team of professionals dealing with commercial real estate financing. Prior to joining PKO Bank Polski in 2014, she was responsible for establishing and management of the real estate finance division at Nordea Bank Polska. Agata has over 16 years of professional experience in corporate banking sector. She was also employed by BNP Paribas Bank and Bank BPH (HVB Group).
Short description of the company, including which sectors you operate in CEE PKO Bank Polski is the biggest financial institution in Poland which offers a full range of banking products and services to retail and corporate customers. Within its Corporate Division, the Bank delivers tailor-made solutions for the real estate sector, from development financing to medium-term investment loans in all real estate subsectors: office, retail, warehouse and residential projects located in primary and secondary cities. Except for the standard real estate loans the Bank delivers complex financing solutions based on combination of different types of debt including bonds and mezzanine. The Property Finance Team within Construction & Property Finance Department, dedicated solely to financing of real estate projects, offers its clients the competence of experienced staff and ongoing assistance on each phase of financing process. With its high financial capacity the Bank is an active player on the syndication market for high volume transactions as well as being capable of absorbing such transactions on his own.
Value of transactions in the real estate market in CEE region (between October 2017 and September 2018, in EUR) Exceeding 560mln
Portfolio of credit transactions in CEE region (betweeen October 2017 and September 2018) Exceeding EUR 340mln
Value of credit and refinancing for shopping centres in CEE region (between October 2017 and September 2018, in EUR) Exceeding EUR 130mln
Value of credit and refinancing for offices in CEE region (between October 2017 and September 2018, in EUR) Exceeding EUR 70mln
Value of credit and refinancing for warehouses in CEE region (between October 2017 and September 2018, in EUR) Exceeding EUR 140mln
Please say why you should be considered for the award The bank is active both in the field of development financing and investment loans delivered in bilateral transactions or syndicated structures where the Bank can play the leading role as arranger, agent, security agent or account bank with the high volume stakes. Among the transactions concluded during last year the following should receive a special recognition:
• PKO Bank Polski as the sole arranger, underwriter and lender provided a EUR 54 mln construction loan for the development of an Amazon fulfilment centre in Okmiany, near Legnica, Poland. This was the next Amazon warehouse development financed by PKO Bank Polski after the Kołbaskowo fulfilment centre near Szczecin”
• PKO Bank Polski as a sole arranger, underwriter and lender provided EUR 61,5 mln financing for construction of 145.000 sqm warehouse complex, part of the Central European Logistics HUB developed by Panattoni, anchored by Smyk and Media Expert
• PKO Bank Polski acting as sole arranger, underwriter and lender provided an investment facility of EUR 186 mln to EPP for refinancing of Galeria Echo in Kielce and O3 Business Campus in Kraków.
Company website https://www.pkobp.pl/
Name of company
PKO Bank Polski
Department head or senior representative in CEE, real estate
Agata Gola- Head of Property Finance
Department head or senior representative profile
Agata Gola is responsible for property finance at PKO Bank Polski, leading a team of professionals dealing with commercial real estate financing. Prior to joining PKO Bank Polski in 2014, she was responsible for establishing and management of the real estate finance division at Nordea Bank Polska. Agata has over 16 years of professional experience in corporate banking sector. She was also employed by BNP Paribas Bank and Bank BPH (HVB Group).
Short description of the company, including which sectors you operate in CEE
PKO Bank Polski is the biggest financial institution in Poland which offers a full range of banking products and services to retail and corporate customers. Within its Corporate Division, the Bank delivers tailor-made solutions for the real estate sector, from development financing to medium-term investment loans in all real estate subsectors: office, retail, warehouse and residential projects located in primary and secondary cities. Except for the standard real estate loans the Bank delivers complex financing solutions based on combination of different types of debt including bonds and mezzanine. The Property Finance Team within Construction & Property Finance Department, dedicated solely to financing of real estate projects, offers its clients the competence of experienced staff and ongoing assistance on each phase of financing process. With its high financial capacity the Bank is an active player on the syndication market for high volume transactions as well as being capable of absorbing such transactions on his own.
Value of transactions in the real estate market in CEE region (between October 2017 and September 2018, in EUR)
Exceeding 560mln
Portfolio of credit transactions in CEE region (betweeen October 2017 and September 2018)
Exceeding EUR 340mln
Value of credit and refinancing for shopping centres in CEE region (between October 2017 and September 2018, in EUR)
Exceeding EUR 130mln
Value of credit and refinancing for offices in CEE region (between October 2017 and September 2018, in EUR)
Exceeding EUR 70mln
Value of credit and refinancing for warehouses in CEE region (between October 2017 and September 2018, in EUR)
Exceeding EUR 140mln
Please say why you should be considered for the award
The bank is active both in the field of development financing and investment loans delivered in bilateral transactions or syndicated structures where the Bank can play the leading role as arranger, agent, security agent or account bank with the high volume stakes. Among the transactions concluded during last year the following should receive a special recognition:
• PKO Bank Polski as the sole arranger, underwriter and lender provided a EUR 54 mln construction loan for the development of an Amazon fulfilment centre in Okmiany, near Legnica, Poland. This was the next Amazon warehouse development financed by PKO Bank Polski after the Kołbaskowo fulfilment centre near Szczecin”
• PKO Bank Polski as a sole arranger, underwriter and lender provided EUR 61,5 mln financing for construction of 145.000 sqm warehouse complex, part of the Central European Logistics HUB developed by Panattoni, anchored by Smyk and Media Expert
• PKO Bank Polski acting as sole arranger, underwriter and lender provided an investment facility of EUR 186 mln to EPP for refinancing of Galeria Echo in Kielce and O3 Business Campus in Kraków.
Company website
https://www.pkobp.pl/

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