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Rafał Burda

Senior Associate

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

Rafał Burda is an advocate and senior associate in Corporate / M&A Department at CMS.

In his practice Rafał focuses on corporate and civil law matters. He has assisted private equity clients and strategic investors from various sectors in numerous M&A projects where he conducted and supervised legal due diligence, as well as prepared and negotiated transaction documentation. He also advises both Polish and foreign commercial clients as to the day-to-day corporate issues, commercial and capital markets law aspects.

Prior to joining CMS, Rafał cooperated with DLA Piper.

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Relevant experience

  • Modus Group on the sale of solar power parks in Poland to the leading global asset manager Aberdeen Standard Investments SL Capital Infrastructure II fund (“SLCI II”). The portfolio consists of 49 solar power parks with a total power of 45.4 megawatts (MW). According to data available to the company, it is the biggest transaction for solar power parks in Poland so far.
  • Advice to the international biopharmaceutical company on the acquisition of companies being a provider of blood and human tissue procurement services to the biopharmaceutical industry in several jurisdictions, including Poland.
  • Mid Europa Partners on the sale of its holding company Altura S.a.r.l. which owns 99.8% of Polskie Koleje Linowe (Polish Cable Railways - PKL) to the Polish Development Fund.
  • LGI Ventures B.V. (Liberty Global portfolio company) on setting up a Joint Venture in Poland with Vector Group, a private company from IT sector.
  • An international company from the TMT sector on the intragroup cross-border merger.
  • A company being receivables collector on the acquisition of a foreign company with portfolio of receivables.
  • Advice on the sale of the Polish travel agent to the global operator of corporate travels.
  • A company from the medical sector on the acquisition of two networks of cardiological clinics.
  • A foreign post operator on the acquisition of a Polish logistics company.
  • A developer of the gambling software on the takeover of the Polish innovative company from the TMT and sports sector.
  • A leading company from the real estate and construction sector on the restructuring process.
  • Advice on the sale of an enterprise from the food and drink sector to the professional investor.
  • Advice on the sale of the baby strollers producer to the foreign investor.
  • Trading companies on the intra-group cross-border merger.
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  • 2013 - Finance and accounting, Warsaw School of Economics, Warsaw
  • 2013 - Faculty of Law and Administration, Warsaw University, Warsaw
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  • Warsaw Bar of Advocates 
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