Banking and finance

Banking and finance sector serves as the backbone of every economy. Without the fund-raising opportunities, growth of companies and investments would not be possible. We provide our Clients with professional support at each stage of structuring of the undertaken transactions.

 

We provide our advisory services in selecting optimum forms of financing of investment projects (project finance) and assist in complicated financial transactions, including the question of financing mergers and acquisitions (acquisition finance), management buyouts (MBO – Management Buy Out) and leveraged buyouts (LBO – Leveraged Buy Out). We offer comprehensive assistance at the stage of concluding facilities agreements, contracts for loans and in obtaining financing from the issue of bonds.

 

In addition, our Clients are offered implementation of well-proven solutions when raising capital from such state institutions as National Management Bank, National Capital Fund and Polish Development Investments. Our counselling also includes the area of derivative instruments as well as the existing regulatory obligations (MiFID, EMIR).

 

In cases related to banking and finance we take advantage of excellent knowledge of our team covering needs and expectations of both parties to a transaction. This enables us to create successful strategies, allowing our Clients to achieve business objectives they set.

Effective management of cases related to banking and finance is backed by expert knowledge of our specialists. We take a comprehensive look at not only legal but also legal and economic aspects. What makes us stand out is excellent understanding of the financial sector and the ability to implement well-proven solutions in practice.

Main fields of activity:

  • Assistance in negotiating funding preconditions (termsheets), also including PE/VC funding (private equity/venture capital);
  • Complete preparation of documents for PE/VE-type investments funding (including start-ups);
  • Negotiating facilities agreements (including syndicated contracts in LMA standard), debt refinancing, mezzanine loans and derivatives (including those in ISDA standard).
  • Services provided to individual clients – consulting in consumer finance and private banking;
  • Negotiations of collateral agreements and other documents accompanying financial obligations (subordination, restructuring, trust and escrow agreements);
  • Preparation of legal expert reports and opinions on banking and financial regulations;
  • Finance transactions structuring and restructuring of the existing debt;
  • Drafting analyses to check efficiency of conclusion of financing agreements, security documents and opinions that confirm terms and condition of granted financing were met;
  • Representation of clients in court disputes with financial institutions and of financial institutions against their debtors.

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