Industrials

Sale of Polish distribution business of Cognor to ArcelorMittal Group

May 2011

Transaction value: PLN 181.2m

Industrials

Financial advisory to Cognor S.A., a major distributor of steel products in Central and Eastern Europe, on the sale of assets constituting most of its Polish business to ArcelorMittal Group

Industrials

Sale of international distribution business of Cognor

February 2011

Transaction value: EUR 32.7m

Industrials

Financial advisory to Cognor S.A., a major distributor of steel products in Central and Eastern Europe, on the sale of 99.9% shares in Cognor Stahlhandel GmbH responsible for the international activities of Cognor Group

Consumer

Acquisition of „Pifo” Eko-Strefa by Bakalland

January 2011

Transaction value: PLN 57m

Consumer

Financial advisory to Bakalland S.A., leader of the Polish delicacies market, on the acquisition of 99.95% shares in „PIFO” EKO-STREFA, a producer of breakfast supplies

Natural resources and energy

Arrangement of bank financing for J&S Energy

December 2009

Transaction value: USD 160m

Natural resources and energy

Financial advisory to J&S Energy S.A., a leading energy trading company and Polish subsidiary of Mercuria Energy Group, on the arrangement of structured financing of fuel obligatory reserves and financial instruments hedging against risk of fuel price movements

TMT

Merger of Wakacje.pl and EasyGo.pl

October 2009

Transaction value: Undisclosed

TMT

Financial advisory to Wakacje.pl S.A. on a merger with EasyGo.pl Sp. z o.o., combining the leading Polish e-tourism portals

Consumer

Acquisition of Kotlin and Elbro by Agros Nova

July 2009

Transaction value: Undisclosed

Consumer

Financial advisory to Agros Nova Sp. z o. o., leading Polish juice and processed food producer, on the acquisition of 95.96% stake at Kotlin, major Polish ketchup and jams producer and Elbro, a significant Polish producer of frozen ready made meal

Consumer

Restructuring of bank financing for Gino Rossi

June 2009

Transaction value: PLN 65m

Consumer

Financial advisory to Gino Rossi, a leading Polish fashion group, on the restructuring its financial indebtness with all the banks financing the company, i.e. Alior Bank, DnB Nord, ING Bank Śląski, Pekao SA and PKO BP

Industrials

Restructuring of bank financing of Rockfin

January 2009

Transaction value: Undisclosed

Industrials

Financial advisory to Rockfin Sp. z o.o. on negotiating the terms of financial restructuring with four banks 

Construction and property development

Closing of FX options of Erbud

November 2008

Transaction value: PLN 47.5m

Construction and property development

Financial advisory to Erbud SA, an important player on the Polish construction market, on the closing of derivative transactions, resulting in significant limitation of financial losses on these transactions

Consumer

Sale of a significant stake in Kofola-Hoop to Enterprise Investors

September 2008

Transaction value: PLN 332.8m

Consumer

Financial advisory to key shareholders of Kofola-Hoop, a leading soft drinks producer in Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, on the sale of their 29.42% stake in the company to Enterprise Investors

TMT

Acquisition of shares in Liberty Poland by Polkomtel

July 2008

Transaction value: Undisclosed

TMT

Financial advisory to Polkomtel S.A., the leading Polish mobile telecommunications operator, on the acquisition of a 38.42% stake in Liberty Poland, Polish distributor of mobile telecommunications services

Consumer

Merger of Hoop and Kofola

May 2008

Transaction value: PLN 660.7m

Consumer

Financial advisory to Hoop S.A., a leading Polish soft drinks producer, on the merger with Kofola a.s., leading Czech and Slovakian soft drinks producer