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As your transaction partner, we are ready to support you at every stage with the long-term experience gained while participating in company purchase, sale and merger projects, both in Poland and abroad:

  • We perform due diligence in the finance, tax and legal field;
  • In cooperation with external professionals we perform due diligence in IT, HR, environmental protection and technology;
  • We provide company valuation;
  • We optimise tax-wise transactions of company acquisition;
  • We assist you in the negotiation process;
  • We prepare the transaction's legal documentation;
  • We perform vendor due diligence;
  • If the acquired company is operating also abroad (or only abroad), we cooperate with RSM firms located in the relevant country, coordinate the work of teams in various locations and remain your primary contact in the process.

The ‘Locked box’ mechanism. What is it about?

24 November 2020
Krzysztof CIESIELSKI
Locked box is a formula for closing M&A transactions that is proving increasingly popular in recent years and tends to replace completion accounts. What is essential for the locked box arrangement is that the transaction price is determined on the basis of the historical balance sheet at a pre-signing date and is not then subject to any post-completion adjustment.

Recapitalization (“recap”) as a method for partial sale of business

18 September 2020
Krzysztof CIESIELSKI
On the other hand, it is not always the case that the owner wants to sell the whole of their business. Moreover, and not infrequently, the owner is not even willing to sell the controlling stake. However, there are situations where selling a part of a business seems to be a good and reasonable solution.

How can a family business owner take care of their future?

14 August 2020
Sebastian GOSCHORSKI
More and more family businesses are facing a dilemma - whether to pass on the legacy to the next generation or rather to financially secure the existing owners? From the point of view of the owner of a family business, often the only correct decision concerning the future of the developed assets is to sell the company.

Startup valuation methods

30 June 2020
Krzysztof CIESIELSKI
From the investors’ perspective, startups mean high risk and low liquidity. As a result, startup valuation is quite a challenge.

We will “protect” you (even if you don’t want us to)!

27 May 2020
Krzysztof CIESIELSKI
Takeovers, due to the government’s draft amendment to the act on controlling certain investments, is again hitting the front pages. In a nutshell, it will be up to the Chairman of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection to decide if the transaction may be carried out. This restriction concerns investors from outside the European Union and the European Economic Area. Reading between the lines, amid the current recession caused by SARS-COV-2 such regulations are mainly to stop the inflow of capital from Asia. However, frankly speaking, this will also affect other important investors, including those from the US or even those more “European” ones, from the UK.