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 · Tax planning with respect to 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 - tax advisor, legal advisor, partner in MDDP
DEPARTMENT HEAD OR SENIOR REPRESENTATIVE PROFILE Corporate income tax and international tax advisor, specializes in the real estate sector. She leads investment projects in Poland and Central Europe from the decision and the choice of optimal legal form of investment through ongoing advice, to exit from the investment. She has carried out projects: the sale of shares in companies being the owners of the property, the preparation and introduction on the Stock Exchange of companies, the creation of investment funds investing in real estate.
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 · Tax planning with respect to 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., Globalworth N.V., Capital Park S.A., Pimco Ltd, Oaktree Fund, Redefine Europe BV, Hillwood Europe, PKP S.A., Ghelamco Poland sp. z o.o. sp. k., Icon Real Estate sp. z o.o., Yareal Polska sp. z o.o., Warbud S.A., Layetana, Olivia Business Center.
Major projects on the real estate market between October 2017 and September 2018 1. Acquisition of three office properties from Echo Polska Properties Group. MDDP was involved in structuring of the acquisition of the companies and financing of the transactions. (Globalworth NV, USD 195 million)
2. European Logistic Investment BV (“ELI”), a company owned and managed by Redefine Properties Limited and Griffin , closes the acquisition of logistic portfolio consisting of nine properties and plans further platform expansion with Panattoni Europe (Redefine Properties Limited, EUR 200 million)
3. Resi-for-Rent – a new player in Poland’s residential property market for rent – has bought from Echo Investment four housing projects under development comprising 1,200 flats. (PLN 340 million) - investment of Pimco and Echo Investment
4. Corporate and financing structure of a real estate investment platform for individual investors. (USD 25 million)
5. Service for planning and creating investment platforms and taking over objects for exploitation (EUR 1 100 000 000)
Total value of transactions on the real estate market the company participated between October 2017 and September 2018 (in EUR) EUR 1,9 billion
Please say why your team should be considered for the award · Dynamic development: Doubled value of the MDDP clients’ portfolio in terms of transactions from last year.
· 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 - tax advisor, legal advisor, partner in MDDP
DEPARTMENT HEAD OR SENIOR REPRESENTATIVE PROFILE
Corporate income tax and international tax advisor, specializes in the real estate sector. She leads investment projects in Poland and Central Europe from the decision and the choice of optimal legal form of investment through ongoing advice, to exit from the investment. She has carried out projects: the sale of shares in companies being the owners of the property, the preparation and introduction on the Stock Exchange of companies, the creation of investment funds investing in real estate.
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 · Tax planning with respect to 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., Globalworth N.V., Capital Park S.A., Pimco Ltd, Oaktree Fund, Redefine Europe BV, Hillwood Europe, PKP S.A., Ghelamco Poland sp. z o.o. sp. k., Icon Real Estate sp. z o.o., Yareal Polska sp. z o.o., Warbud S.A., Layetana, Olivia Business Center.
Major projects on the real estate market between October 2017 and September 2018
1. Acquisition of three office properties from Echo Polska Properties Group. MDDP was involved in structuring of the acquisition of the companies and financing of the transactions. (Globalworth NV, USD 195 million)
2. European Logistic Investment BV (“ELI”), a company owned and managed by Redefine Properties Limited and Griffin , closes the acquisition of logistic portfolio consisting of nine properties and plans further platform expansion with Panattoni Europe (Redefine Properties Limited, EUR 200 million)
3. Resi-for-Rent – a new player in Poland’s residential property market for rent – has bought from Echo Investment four housing projects under development comprising 1,200 flats. (PLN 340 million) - investment of Pimco and Echo Investment
4. Corporate and financing structure of a real estate investment platform for individual investors. (USD 25 million)
5. Service for planning and creating investment platforms and taking over objects for exploitation (EUR 1 100 000 000)
Total value of transactions on the real estate market the company participated between October 2017 and September 2018 (in EUR)
EUR 1,9 billion
Please say why your team should be considered for the award
· Dynamic development: Doubled value of the MDDP clients’ portfolio in terms of transactions from last year.
· 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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