Krzysztof Banaszek , LL.M.

Radca prawny
Senior Associate
Practice Group Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions
Practice Group Capital Markets

Krzysztof Banaszek specializes in M&A transactions as well as joint ventures and intragroup restructuring. Krzysztof has gained his professional expertise through dealing with a wide range of domestic and foreign clients, including large international companies as well as aspiring start-ups. He further advises management and supervisory board members in connection with ongoing business and extraordinary affairs. Praised as “eager and professional” by Legal 500 (2016).

Expertise

  • Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Finance & Capital Markets

Career

  • Legal studies at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan (Poland)
  • Postgraduate studies at the European University Viadrina Frankfurt/Oder and at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam (Netherlands)
  • Experience with law firms in Poland and Germany
  • Admitted to the Warsaw Chamber of Laywers
  • With Noerr since 2010

References

  • Target Global: legal support of a subsequent financing round for one of the most successful Polish startups, ZnanyLekarz (DocPlanner), running an online medical appointment service (2016)
  • Global Malt Group: advise of shareholders of the malt producer Tivoli Malz on the sale of German and Polish companies belonging to the Global Malt Group to the Anglia Maltings Group (2015-2016)
  • SIAD Group: ongoing advice on investments in Poland, including acquisition of a company distributing technical gases and its restructuring (2014-2016)
  • Oakley Capital: acquisition of majority stakes in German and Polish subsidiaries owned and operated by the consulting and systems company Damovo (2014-2015)
  • Deutsche Telekom: cross-border due diligence concerning takeover of GTS Central Europe Group, a key telecommunication services provider. Transaction volume: EUR 546 million (2013)
  • Lone Star: indirect acquisition of a 27,75 percent stake in Globe Trade Center S.A., a Polish listed real estate company from its majority shareholder GTC Real Estate N.V. Transaction volume: EUR 160 million (2013)

Selected Publications

  • Banaszek, K., Rumiński, A. (2016): Mergers & Acquisitions, International Series. Sweet & Maxwell
  • Banaszek, K., Rumiński, A. (2015): Shareholders' rights in private and public companies in Poland. Thomson Reuters
  • Banaszek, K. (2014): "Forma zagranicznych rozporządzających czynności prawnych dotyczących udziałów w spółce z o.o. i GmbH" (The form of foreign dispositive legal acts concerning shares in a Polish and German limited liability company), in: Krzymuski, M., Margoński, M. (Eds.) Znad granicy ponad granicami. Księga dedykowana Profesorowi Dieterowi Martiny. C.H. Beck