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CMS advises CEE Equity Partners on rail transport transaction

20 November 2019

CMS has advised CEE Equity Partners, a PE fund, on the acquisition of a majority stake in EuroWagon Sp. z o.o. by China Central and Eastern Europe Investment Co-operation Fund II.  

EuroWagon is the largest independent rolling stock leasing company (ROSCO) in Poland that aims to develop into the dominant ROSCO in Central Eastern Europe through the expansion of its modern fleet of cargo wagons. The company’s clients include leading European railway operators, as well as blue-chip industrial clients.

CMS’s role included comprehensive transaction consultancy, starting with the drafting of the material terms of the transaction together with the client, through a limited legal due diligence of the project, to drafting and negotiating the final provisions of the transaction documentation.

The transaction on the part of CMS was conducted by Rafał Zwierz, partner, head of the M&A practice, and Olga Czyżycka, senior lawyer, with the support of Rafał Burda, associate.