Rymarz Zdort

Rymarz Zdort is seamlessly continuing, under a new brand, the operations and legacy of the Warsaw branch of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, a New York-based law firm. Our team of over 90 attorneys and advisors is known for its involvement in the most high-profile and ground-breaking transactions. We specialise in advising on M&A transactions related to complex real estate assets and all other aspects of real estate investment and development. We are praised for combining a pragmatic approach with the highest quality advice based on market practice and commercial considerations. Our attorneys are known for being efficient negotiators, able to deal with the most complicated and challenging matters. Due to our unique and high-quality expertise, clients often seek our opinion on highly complicated issues. We also have very strong real estate litigation and financing practices, which allows us to cover all aspects of various real estate transactions providing one-shop services.
Name of company Rymarz Zdort
Department head or senior representative in Poland, real estate Piotr Fedorowicz, Dr Agnieszka Koniewicz
Department head or senior representative profile Piotr Fedorowicz is a partner in the real estate practice of Rymarz Zdort. He specializes in advising clients from the commercial property sector. He has in-depth corporate and M&A knowledge, with a particular focus on office, warehouse and retail property projects.
Agnieszka Koniewicz is a co-head of the real estate practice of Rymarz Zdort. She is a renowned specialist in real estate share and asset transactions, including the related financing (bankability) and construction aspects.
Short description of the company and team Rymarz Zdort is seamlessly continuing, under a new brand, the operations and legacy of the Warsaw branch of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, a New York-based law firm. Our team of over 90 attorneys and advisors is known for its involvement in the most high-profile and ground-breaking transactions. We specialise in advising on M&A transactions related to complex real estate assets and all other aspects of real estate investment and development. We are praised for combining a pragmatic approach with the highest quality advice based on market practice and commercial considerations. Our attorneys are known for being efficient negotiators, able to deal with the most complicated and challenging matters. Due to our unique and high-quality expertise, clients often seek our opinion on highly complicated issues. We also have very strong real estate litigation and financing practices, which allows us to cover all aspects of various real estate transactions providing one-shop services.
Key current clients The real estate team of Rymarz Zdort represents many major real estate companies and capital providers, including: Ares Management Corporation, Ghelamco Poland, European Logistics Investments, Redefine Properties, Cordia International, Trademarc Property Fund, Griffin Real Estate, Globalworth, Oaktree Capital Management, PIMCO, Lone Star, Echo Investment, EPP, Ronson Europe, Robyg and Globe Trade Center.
Participation in property sales and acquisitions between October 2019 and September 2020 Globalworth Poland Real Estate: the purchase of the Chmielna 89 office building in Warsaw and the Tischnera Office building in Krakow.
Lone Star Funds: an indirect sale of 61.49% of the shares in Globe Trade Centre.
Ares Management Corporation: the acquisition of 98.04% of the shares in Murapol.
Redefine Properties Limited, Griffin Real Estate and European Logistics Investments: the sale of 46.5% of the shares in ELI.
Ronson Development: the second stage of the acquisition of the Nova Krolikarnia project.
Echo Partners: the indirect sale of a majority stake in Echo Investment to an SPV owned by WING Zrt.
Echo Investment: the sale of a third building within the O3 Business Campus to EPP.
Globalworth Poland Real Estate: the investment in Browary Warszawskie Biura przy Bramie.
Student Depot: the acquisition of land in Warsaw for the purpose of the development of a student housing project.
AccorHotels: a tender offer by AccorInvest for the sale of 100% of the shares in Orbis.
Participation in development projects between October 2019 and September 2020 Redefine Properties, Griffin Real Estate and European Logistics Investment: the purchase of land and the development of six warehouses in co-operation with Panattoni.
Echo Investment: the development of the Mlociny shopping centre.
Tacit Investment and its subsidiary: a landmark project involving its cooperation with Nobu, a boutique luxury brand established and managed by Robert De Niro, Meir Teper and Nobu Matsuhis, and the opening of the Nobu Hotel and Restaurant in Warsaw.
Trademarc Property Fund: the purchase of land and the development of a warehouse.
Total value of the transactions on which your company advised between October 2019 and September 2020 (in EUR) Between October 2019 and September 2020, the total value of the real estate transactions in which Rymarz Zdort was a legal advisor exceeded EUR 3,965,600,000.
Please say why you should be considered for the award During the past year Rymarz Zdort advised on the largest premium transactions in the real estate sector. We have performed very consistently in the real estate sector in Poland in terms of the volume of work, the number of matters serviced each year and the significance of the clients whom we advise. Taking into account the strength of our M&A practice (ranked as one of the top firms in Poland by all of the prestigious international legal publishers, such as Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500), combined with our real estate expertise, we are currently a market leader with regard to M&A transactions in the real estate sector. With numerous sector-leading clients trusting us with their deals, our firm provides strong competition for law firms specialising in real estate.
Company website www.rymarz-zdort.com
Name of company
Rymarz Zdort
Department head or senior representative in Poland, real estate
Piotr Fedorowicz, Dr Agnieszka Koniewicz
Department head or senior representative profile
Piotr Fedorowicz is a partner in the real estate practice of Rymarz Zdort. He specializes in advising clients from the commercial property sector. He has in-depth corporate and M&A knowledge, with a particular focus on office, warehouse and retail property projects.
Agnieszka Koniewicz is a co-head of the real estate practice of Rymarz Zdort. She is a renowned specialist in real estate share and asset transactions, including the related financing (bankability) and construction aspects.
Short description of the company and team
Rymarz Zdort is seamlessly continuing, under a new brand, the operations and legacy of the Warsaw branch of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, a New York-based law firm. Our team of over 90 attorneys and advisors is known for its involvement in the most high-profile and ground-breaking transactions. We specialise in advising on M&A transactions related to complex real estate assets and all other aspects of real estate investment and development. We are praised for combining a pragmatic approach with the highest quality advice based on market practice and commercial considerations. Our attorneys are known for being efficient negotiators, able to deal with the most complicated and challenging matters. Due to our unique and high-quality expertise, clients often seek our opinion on highly complicated issues. We also have very strong real estate litigation and financing practices, which allows us to cover all aspects of various real estate transactions providing one-shop services.
Key current clients
The real estate team of Rymarz Zdort represents many major real estate companies and capital providers, including: Ares Management Corporation, Ghelamco Poland, European Logistics Investments, Redefine Properties, Cordia International, Trademarc Property Fund, Griffin Real Estate, Globalworth, Oaktree Capital Management, PIMCO, Lone Star, Echo Investment, EPP, Ronson Europe, Robyg and Globe Trade Center.
Participation in property sales and acquisitions between October 2019 and September 2020
Globalworth Poland Real Estate: the purchase of the Chmielna 89 office building in Warsaw and the Tischnera Office building in Krakow.
Lone Star Funds: an indirect sale of 61.49% of the shares in Globe Trade Centre.
Ares Management Corporation: the acquisition of 98.04% of the shares in Murapol.
Redefine Properties Limited, Griffin Real Estate and European Logistics Investments: the sale of 46.5% of the shares in ELI.
Ronson Development: the second stage of the acquisition of the Nova Krolikarnia project.
Echo Partners: the indirect sale of a majority stake in Echo Investment to an SPV owned by WING Zrt.
Echo Investment: the sale of a third building within the O3 Business Campus to EPP.
Globalworth Poland Real Estate: the investment in Browary Warszawskie Biura przy Bramie.
Student Depot: the acquisition of land in Warsaw for the purpose of the development of a student housing project.
AccorHotels: a tender offer by AccorInvest for the sale of 100% of the shares in Orbis.
Participation in development projects between October 2019 and September 2020
Redefine Properties, Griffin Real Estate and European Logistics Investment: the purchase of land and the development of six warehouses in co-operation with Panattoni.
Echo Investment: the development of the Mlociny shopping centre.
Tacit Investment and its subsidiary: a landmark project involving its cooperation with Nobu, a boutique luxury brand established and managed by Robert De Niro, Meir Teper and Nobu Matsuhis, and the opening of the Nobu Hotel and Restaurant in Warsaw.
Trademarc Property Fund: the purchase of land and the development of a warehouse.
Total value of the transactions on which your company advised between October 2019 and September 2020 (in EUR)
Between October 2019 and September 2020, the total value of the real estate transactions in which Rymarz Zdort was a legal advisor exceeded EUR 3,965,600,000.
Please say why you should be considered for the award
During the past year Rymarz Zdort advised on the largest premium transactions in the real estate sector. We have performed very consistently in the real estate sector in Poland in terms of the volume of work, the number of matters serviced each year and the significance of the clients whom we advise. Taking into account the strength of our M&A practice (ranked as one of the top firms in Poland by all of the prestigious international legal publishers, such as Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500), combined with our real estate expertise, we are currently a market leader with regard to M&A transactions in the real estate sector. With numerous sector-leading clients trusting us with their deals, our firm provides strong competition for law firms specialising in real estate.
Company website
www.rymarz-zdort.com