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Błażej Zagórski

Partner

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang Pośniak i Bejm sp.k.
Warsaw Financial Centre
ul. Emilii Plater 53
00-113 Warsaw
Poland
Languages English, German, Polish

Błażej Zagórskiis is a partner in the Corporate/M&A Team at CMS Poland. He specialises in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity/venture capital transactions, privatisations and restructuring projects.

Błażej has extensive background in advising strategic and financial investors in the energy, TMT, consumer products and financial services sectors. His experience includes leading several cross-border transactions and advising on corporate governance and maintenance issues.

Błażej is  co-author of “Handbuch der Europäischen Aktiengesellschaft” (“Handbook on the European company (SE)”). 

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Relevant experience

  • Maspex on its investment in Sequoia, a Polish pharmaceutical company;
  • Oresa Ventures and founders of the Trinity Group on the exit from the investment in Trinity Group - provider of management and accounting services in the Central & Eastern European region;
  • PZ Cussons on the sale of its Polish home care brands to Henkel and the sale of the detergent factory;
  • E.ON Sverige on the sale of a portfolio of heating assets in Poland to a strategic investor;
  • E.ON Energie on the sale of the Białystok CHP to a strategic investor;
  • Gruner+Jahr on the sale of its Polish subsidiaries to Burda International;
  • AEI on the sale of Nowa Sarzyna CHP to a private investor;
  • Acciona on the acquisition of Starke Wind Golice, owner of the Golice wind farm project;
  • Vestas on the acquisition of GB Linowo 201, owner of the Linowo wind farm project;
  • Penta Investments in a bid to acquire a Polish coke producer within privatisation process. The target was acquired by another investor;
  • Axel Springer on the swap of press titles with Marquard Media.
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Memberships & Roles

  • The National bar Counsil of Attorneys at Law
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Publications

  • Co-author of “Handbuch der Europäischen Aktiengesellschaft” (“Handbook on the European company (SE)”).
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Education

  • 2003 – LL.M., Europa-Universität Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder)
  • 2002 – Master’s Degree, Faculty of Law, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań
  • 2003 – Faculty of Law, University of Utrecht, Utrecht
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17/01/2022
CMS ad­vises on three trans­ac­tions re­lated to the pending mer­ger of Grupa...
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has ad­vised on three trans­ac­tions all re­lated to the pending mer­ger of Grupa Lo­tos S.A. and PKN OR­LEN S.A., which is sub­ject to the im­ple­ment­a­tion of rem­ed­ies res­ult­ing from...
11/01/2022
CMS ad­vises PFR fund on exit from in­vest­ment in Ja­worzno Power Plant
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has ad­vised Fundusz In­west­ycji In­frastruk­tur­al­nych – Kapit­ałowy FIZ­AN, part of the in­vest­ment port­fo­lio man­aged by Pol­ski Fundusz Roz­wo­ju S.A. (PFR), on the sale of shares...
20/12/2021
CMS ad­vises Di­vante S.A. share­hold­ers on a new tech­no­logy sec­tor trans­ac­tion
The in­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS is ad­vising the share­hold­ers of Di­vante S.A., in­clud­ing the ma­jor­ity in­vestor OEX S.A. and the com­pany's founders To­masz Kar­watka and Pio­tr Kar­watka, in the pro­cess of selling...
15/11/2021
CMS con­tin­ues to sup­port Medicov­er on ac­quis­i­tions in Po­land
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has been ad­vising Medicov­er, one of the largest med­ic­al com­pan­ies in Po­land, on the ac­quis­i­tion of CDT Medi­cus Group, a lead­ing re­gion­al pro­vider of med­ic­al ser­vices op­er­at­ing...
17/06/2021
In­vest­ing in ven­ture cap­it­al pro­jects across CEE through Lux­em­bourg
This we­bin­ar will provide an over­view of ven­ture cap­it­al in­vest­ments across the CEE re­gion. This event will be an ex­cel­lent op­por­tun­ity to learn more about the at­tract­ive­ness and chal­lenges of VC in­vest­ing...
03/03/2021
CMS ad­vises PFR Ven­tures on private equity in­vest­ment
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has ad­vised PFR Ven­tures on its in­vest­ment in three private equity funds; Brit­ish Apax Part­ners, French PAI Part­ners, and Aval­lon MBO (a Pol­ish fund). The value of PFR Ven­ture’s...
02/12/2020
CMS ad­vises Green In­vest­ment Group on the next trans­ac­tion in the Pol­ish...
CMS ad­vised Macquar­ie’s Green In­vest­ment Group (GIG), on the ac­quis­i­tion of a 25.3 MW op­er­at­ing on­shore wind farm in Jozwin, loc­ated in west­ern Po­land. The pre­vi­ous own­ers of the pro­ject were Vor­tex...
24/11/2020
CMS ad­vises on a trans­ac­tion in the in­sur­ance sec­tor in Po­land
CMS has ad­vised PIB Group Lim­ited (PIB Group), a Brit­ish in­sur­ance in­ter­me­di­ary group, on the ac­quis­i­tion of WDB, a lead­ing in­de­pend­ent in­sur­ance broker in Po­land. Ac­cord­ing to PIB Group’s press re­lease...
23/07/2020
CMS ad­vises on sale of IT com­pany in Po­land
The CMS trans­ac­tion team ad­vised Bon­air, a Pol­ish com­pany with al­most 30 years’ ex­per­i­ence in the di­git­al trans­form­a­tion of en­ter­prises, on its sale to the Dutch group - Fel­low­mind, owned by FSN Cap­it­al...
30/04/2020
CMS ad­vises on the sale of cos­met­ic brand
CMS has ad­vised PZ Cus­sons, a lead­ing con­sumer products group in Europe, Asia and Africa, on the sale of LUK­SJA, a Pol­ish per­son­al care cos­met­ics brand avail­able in sev­er­al CEE and former CIS coun­tries...
06/02/2020
CMS ad­vises MEAG on its first wind-farm trans­ac­tion in Po­land
The CMS mul­tidiscip­lin­ary team ad­vised MEAG, one of the largest Ger­man in­vestors in the re­new­able in­dustry, on the ac­quis­i­tion of a 21 MW wind farm pro­ject loc­ated in Żary in West­ern Po­land from OX2...
27/11/2019
Break­fast Sem­in­ar: Sus­tain­able In­vest­ment - a chance or threat for busi­ness?
Sus­tain­able in­vest­ing is be­com­ing an in­creas­ingly im­port­ant is­sue. How soon can we ex­pect to see spe­cif­ic EU le­gis­la­tion? What im­pact will the le­gis­la­tion have on the mar­ket?We will an­swer these ques­tions...