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Linklaters has advised LeadCrest Capital Partners on two sale-leaseback investments in Poland – the acquisition of a light industrial and logistics facility from KGL and the acquisition of three retail warehouses from 3W. Reportedly, Rykowski & Gniewkowski advised KGL and Pirozek and Pirozek advised 3W.

Dentons has advised HB Reavis on obtaining additional funds for the Forest office campus in Warsaw. The syndicate of lenders – Santander Bank Polska, BNP Paribas Bank Polska, Bank Pekao, and PKO Bank Polski – increased the existing loan from EUR 162 million to EUR 205 million. DLA Piper reportedly advised the banks.

Norton Rose Fulbright has advised a financial consortium on its PLN 10.5 billion financing for Grupa Polsat Plus entities Cyfrowy Polsat and Polkomtel. Greenberg Traurig advised Grupa Polsat Plus. Pestalozzi reportedly also advised the lenders.

White & Case has advised Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego on the issuance of ten-year bonds guaranteed by the State Treasury of the Republic of Poland with a total nominal value of USD 1.75 billion and a 5.375% annual coupon. Linklaters reportedly advised the managers.

Linklaters has advised NREP on a PLN 229 million loan from the EBRD, under the EBRD’s Resilience and Livelihoods Framework, to finance two residential rental projects in Warsaw. Clifford Chance reportedly advised the EBRD.

Dariusz Dobkowski has joined Kochanski & Partners as an Equity Partner, while Marek Krol joined the firm as a Partner. Markiyan Malskyy and Karol Polosak have been elevated to Equity Partners and Monika Mackowska-Morytz was appointed a Partner, while Managing Partner Piotr Kochanski will Head the firm’s Technology practice.

Despite a potential recession and high-interest rates, the overall outlook for the Polish market remains optimistic, with robust M&A activity in sectors such as IT, infrastructure, renewable energy, and gaming, according to Clifford Chance Office Managing Partner Agnieszka Janicka.