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Artur Bednarski


CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang Pośniak i Bejm sp.k.
Varso Tower
Chmielna 69
00-801 Warsaw
Languages Polish, English

Artur Bednarski is an advocate and a counsel in the Banking and Finance Department at CMS. 

He focuses on advising lenders and debtors in connection with financing and debt restructuring issues. Having advised on number of acquisition financings, real estate financings and general corporate financings he has significant experience on the lender and borrower side of the deal. He was also engaged in number of complex multilayer and multiparty debt restructurings. 

He has a thorough understanding of the restructuring process and its dynamics which allow him to navigate the client through intricacies of in and out-of-court turnaround. His expertise also includes individual and portfolio NPL sales. 

Before joining CMS, he worked at Wardyński & Partners and Weil, Gotshal & Manges for over nine years.

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Relevant experience

  • Major bondholders of OT Logistics S.A. in connection with restructuring of indebtedness of the company and its affiliates.
  • BNP Paribas Bank Polska S.A., Bank Millennium S.A., Santander Bank Polska S.A. and Powszechna Kasa Oszczędności Bank Polski S.A. in connection with restructuring of indebtedness of WorkSevice S.A. and its affiliates.
  • Apera Asset Management and Deutsche Apotheker - und Ärztebank eG in connection with unitranche and super senior term & RCF Facility financing of the acquisition of Meyra Group S.A. and Alu Rehab A/S by H.I.G. Capital.
  • FMCG company on over PLN 500 million syndicated facility arranged by BNP Paribas Bank Polska S.A., ING Bank Śląski S.A. and Bank Handlowy w Warszawie S.A.
  • PBG S.A. w upadłości układowej in connection with the bankruptcy proceedings and preparation of the arrangement with creditors. 
  • Polimex Mostostal S.A. in connection with the restructuring of existing indebtedness and conclusion of the standstill agreement with creditors.
  • Investindustrial in connection with financing of the acquisition of HTL -  Strefa S.A.
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Memberships & Roles

  • Warsaw Bar of Advocates
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  • 2011 - Master of Laws, University of Warsaw, Warsaw
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CMS strengthens re­struc­tur­ing and in­solv­ency prac­tice
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS firm has strengthened its re­struc­tur­ing and in­solv­ency prac­tice with two new hires. The CMS in­ter­dis­cip­lin­ary re­struc­tur­ing team has re­cently been joined by Ar­tur Bed­narski...