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Our Practice is composed of experts with an excellent understanding of the rules and functioning of financial institutions and capital markets who combine regulatory knowledge with transactional experience and awareness of the financial sector.
We have over 20 years’ experience in and comprehensive knowledge of capital markets and financial institutions. We advise banks, financial holding companies, investment banks, investment funds, brokers and many unregulated entities providing financial services.
To ensure that our clients receive a comprehensive and fully integrated service, we combine our knowledge with the knowledge and competences of experts representing all areas of DZP's activity. Depending on the client's current needs, we involve in our advisory services specialists in the following areas: tax law, labour law, competition law, digital technologies, personal data protection, intellectual property law and dispute resolution.
We specialise in advising clients in the financial services and capital markets sectors:
Our experience, knowledge and understanding of both the legal and business needs of our clients set us apart from other law firms. For years we have been recommended as a leading law firm in Poland, not only by clients but also by international specialist publications (Chambers & Partners, Legal 500, IFLR1000).
News | 25.08.2021 We are pleased to announce that in the latest ranking published by IFLR1000 our law firm was recognised in 6 categories.
Deals corner | 13.07.2021 After signing a bond issue agreement, Łódź is set to raise PLN 418 million, PLN 50 million of which will comprise green bonds. The client was advised by: Rafał Grochowski and Martyna Komorniczak.
Deals corner | 12.07.2021 DZP's work included advising on a loan agreement concluded with the European Investment Bank. The full amount of the PLN 1.9 billion loan is to be drawn down by 2023.
News | 10.05.2021 Our experts are among the eight Polish female lawyers honoured. DZP is the only law firm in Poland with as many as two people named on this prestigious list.
News | 15.04.2021 A new edition of the Legal 500 EMEA publication and ranking has just been published. We are pleased to inform you that our law firm and experts were recognised again.
Deals corner | 25.03.2021 DZP has advised Sulimar sp. z o.o. on the acquisition of the shares belonging to the exiting shareholder and the financing of the process.
News | 18.03.2021 We are pleased to announce that both DZP and our experts have once again been recommended in the Chambers Europe 2021 ranking that was published on 18th March.
Deals corner | 02.03.2021 DZP has advised the Mobivia Group, owner of Norauto Polska sp. z o.o., on a transaction to sell 21 retail facilities in Poland to TERG S.A., owner of the Media Expert electrical and electronic goods chain.
Deals corner | 02.03.2021 This is yet another cross-border transaction in which we are supporting Getin Holding. The client is being advised by lawyers from the Capital Markets and Financial Institutions Practice: Andrzej Foltyn, Partner and Head of Practice, and Piotr Jackowski, Senior Associate.
News | 01.03.2021 Rafał Grochowski has joined DZP as a Partner. Together with his infrastructure financing and debt issue team, he will enhance the Capital Markets and Financial Institutions Practice.
Deals corner | 01.01.2021 Our involvement in this project included work on the structure of the financing and of the cash flows in the borrower’s group, regulatory energy advice, and negotiating and establishing the Polish security package.
News | 02.10.2020 We are pleased to announce that in the latest ranking published by IFLR1000 our law firm was recognised in M&A practice. Several individual recognitions were also granted to our experts.
News | 29.07.2020 We are pleased to announce that in the latest ranking published by IFLR1000 our law firm was recognised in the Capital markets: Equity area.
Deals corner | 30.06.2020 We supported Codility on the fulfilment of the company’s public offering obligations, as well as on aspects of tax law and labour law.
News | 30.06.2020 We are pleased to announce that in the latest ranking published by IFLR1000 our law firm was recognised in the Banking and Project Finance areas.
News | 22.06.2020 We are delighted to annouce that Magdalena Skowrońska is featured in the IFLR1000 Women Leaders 2020 - Europe, Middle East and Africa list.
Publication | 17.06.2020 We are pleased to inform that the International Comparative Legal Guides has published Fintech 2020 report. Our experts prepared the Polish chapter of the publication.
Deals corner | 14.05.2020 DZP has advised Intrum on entering the new secured debt segment. The client was advised by a team of lawyers from DZP’s Capital Markets and Financial Institutions Practice.
News | 15.04.2020 A new edition of the Legal 500 EMEA publication and ranking has just been published. We are pleased to inform you that our law firm and experts were recognised again.
Deals corner | 05.03.2020 DZP Future advises the French-Polish start-up Stonly, which creates innovative SaaS solutions to improve the technical support and customer services process.
Deals corner | 23.12.2019 We have advised Getin Holding on the sale of Idea Bank Ukraine and the company New Finance Service. Title to the shares in Idea Bank Ukraine will be transferred on fulfilment of the conditions precedent specified in the agreement. Title to the Idea Bank Ukraine shares is expected to be transferred by 31 May 2020 at the latest.
Deals corner | 02.12.2019 The client is being advised by DZP lawyers from the Capital Markets and Financial Institutions Practice: Andrzej Foltyn and Piotr Jackowski.
Deals corner | 27.11.2019 DZP advised upon the acquisition of an organized part of an enterprise, i.e. the Forex business line and client portfolio, by Dom Maklerski TMS Brokers from Noble Securities S.A.
News | 27.09.2019 We are pleased to inform you that in the latest ranking published by IFLR1000 our law firm and experts are again at the forefront.
Deals corner | 04.09.2019 Domański Zakrzewski Palinka has advised Flarna Holdings Limited on exiting an investment in a leading Polish manufacturer of rollers blinds and awnings, ANWIS sp. z o.o.
News | 11.04.2019 A new edition of Legal500 EMEA has been just published. We are very pleased to inform you that once again both our law firm and individual experts have been recommended in several categories.
News | 08.03.2019 We are very pleased to announce that both our law firm and our experts have once again been recommended in the Chambers Europe 2019 ranking that was published last week.
Deals corner | 10.09.2018 Zendesk, a technology giant, finalised the purchase of the Polish startup Future Simple.
Deals corner | 19.04.2018 DZP has advised Guggenheim Securities, LLC, sole placement agent in the USA, in a private offering of shares in Mabion S.A.
News | 12.04.2018 A new edition of Legal500 EMEA has been just published. We are very pleased to inform you that once again both our law firm and individual experts have been recommended in several categories.
Publication | 05.02.2018 We are pleased to inform that the International Financial Law Review has published 2018 Project Finance Report. Our experts prepared the Polish chapter of the publication.
Deals corner | 29.01.2018 The Poznań municipal company, Zarząd Komunalnych Zasobów Lokalowych, has with our support signed a PLN 178 million loan agreement with the European Investment Bank.
Deals corner | 29.01.2018 DZP has advised the Italian company Karton, a leading European producer of plastic pallets, on the acquisition of a majority stake in Gekoplast, a leading Polish producer of polypropylene sheets.
Deals corner | 09.11.2017 DZP advised Polski Fundusz Rozwoju SA [Polish Development Fund] on an investment in WB Electronics SA. An agreement was signed by the parties on 9 November.
News | 20.10.2017 We are pleased to inform you that, in the latest ranking published by IFLR1000, our law firm and experts are again in the forefront. We have been distinguished in 6 categories.
Deals corner | 20.09.2017 We advised the main LC Corp shareholders on the sale of a controlling stake. LC Corp is a development company involved in commercial and housing investments in 6 cities in Poland.
Deals corner | 11.08.2017 We advised the Polish broadcaster TVN on sale of 100% of shares of Mango-Media sp. z o.o. (company offering the teleshopping services and online sales of goods) to Studio Moderna Polska sp. z o.o.
Publication | 05.05.2017 What have been the trends over the past year or so in terms of deal activity in the project finance sector in your jurisdiction? An interview with Magdalena Skowronska and Tomasz Kalicki.
News | 24.03.2017 Yesterday evening Polityka Insight announced the results of its second Ranking of Regulatory Law Firms. We are pleased to inform you that DZP has been distinguished in 5 out of 6 categories.
News | 16.03.2017 We are pleased to announce that both DZP and our experts have once again been recommended in the Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business ranking.
Deals corner | 28.02.2017 With DZP's support, Algonquin, a pan-European investor and hotel operator, has sold one of the best and most profitable hotels in Poland - the Sheraton Grand Kraków.
Deals corner | 30.07.2016 DZP advised Idea Bank SA on the sale of GetBack SA, a non-performing loan recovery business, and on the related reorganisation of its debt portfolio. The transaction value was PLN 825 million.
News | 29.01.2016 28 January 2016 Polityka Insight announced the results of its first Ranking of Regulatory Law Firms 2016. Our law firm has been distinguished in three out of five categories: Pharmaceutical, Banking, Energy.
Deals corner | 24.11.2015 The South African company Bounty Brands, which is part of the Coast2Coast group, bought shares in Sonko sp. z o.o., the leading rice, cereal and bakery goods producer in Poland.
Deals corner | 29.10.2015 Private equity funds Benson Elliot Capital Management and Walton Street Capital and the hotel group Algonquin has obtained financing from Bank Pekao SA to acquire the Sheraton hotel.
Deals corner | 13.08.2015 We have advised Bauer Media Group on the purchase of 100% of shares in Mediasoft Polska sp. z o.o., a company operating under the eBroker Group name, which will be part of the Interia.pl.
Deals corner | 04.08.2015 We acted for the Carlyle Group, a global private equity funds, in the purchase by Carlyle-controlled Brintons Carpets Limited of 98% of shares in Fabryka Dywanów Agnella SA.
Deals corner | 03.08.2015 We advised Bauer Media Group on the purchase of all the shares in Rankomat.pl SA, the owner of the largest online insurance platform in Poland, specialising in car insurance.
Deals corner | 23.07.2015 We have advised Mr Maciej Sadowski, founder and owner of Magodent sp. z o.o. , which runs two hospitals, upon the sale of eighty percent of shares to LUX MED Group.
Deals corner | 22.05.2015 We have advised Wielton SA, the largest Polish and one of the foremost European manufacturers of trailers and semi-trailers, on the purchase of 65.31% of shares in the French company Fruehauf.
Deals corner | 26.02.2015 DZP's Capital Markets and Financial Institutions Practice has advised ING Bank Śląski on the sale of a block of shares in ING Powszechne Towarzystwo Emerytalne to ING Continental Europe Holdings, an NN group company.
Deals corner | 30.01.2015 DZP advised private equity funds managed by ARX Equity Partners upon the sale of all the shares in Kakadu sp. z o.o. to Super Zoo s.r.o.
Deals corner | 11.09.2014 Experts in our Capital Markets and Financial Institutions Practice have advised Getin Holding SA, Idea Bank SA and Romanian International Bank SA on the purchase from VB-Leasing International Holding GmbH of the companies VB Leasing Polska SA and VB Leasing Romania IFN SA.
News | 10.04.2014 A new edition of Legal500 EMEA has been just published. We are very pleased to inform you that once again both our law firm and individual experts have been recommended in several categories.
Deals corner | 13.01.2014 DZP has advised Aegis Media GmbH, a Dentsu Aegis Network group company, on the acquisition of a majority shareholding in the company Socializer SA, one of the largest and most dynamically developing social media agencies in Poland.
Deals corner | 18.12.2013 A multi-disciplinary team of experts at DZP advised the French hotel firm Algonquin on the purchase of one of the most prestigious hotels in Poland – the Hotel Sheraton Kraków.
Deals corner | 01.08.2013 The Capital Markets and Financial Institutions Practice has advised the Gerber family on the sale of a controlling block of shares in EMC Instytut Medyczny S.A., the largest owner of hospitals and clinics on the private medical services market in Poland.
Deals corner | 24.05.2013 Our Capital Markets and Financial Institutions Practice has advised Getin Noble Bank on the purchase of an organised part of the enterprise of DZ Bank Polska specialising in handling high net worth individuals.
Deals corner | 02.10.2012 On October 2nd Bank DnB NORD Polska S.A. and Getin Noble Bank S.A. have signed the preliminary agreement under which Getin Noble Bank will purchase the organized part of Bank DnB NORD's banking business.
Deals corner | 21.06.2012 DZP is advising Kredyt Bank S.A. on a merger with BZ WBK S.A. The merger will be carried out through the transfer of all the assets of Kredyt Bank, as the target company, to BZ WBK, as the acquiring company.
Deals corner | 01.06.2012 The Law Firm Domański Zakrzewski Palinka advised on the restructuring of the Getin Holding group, which is controlled by Dr Leszek Czarnecki.
Deals corner | 01.12.2011 DZP advised Glencore, one of the largest global players on the goods and raw materials market, on a project involving the acquisition of Zakłady Tłuszczowe in Bodaczów and the restructuring of the company’s liabilities towards a mezzanine fund and banks.
Deals corner | 31.05.2011 DZP advised Wrocław Airport on a bond issue. The value of the bonds was PLN 230 million.
Deals corner | 30.04.2011 DZP advised Getin Noble Bank S.A., as the seller, and Open Finance S.A., as the issuer, on an IPO of Open Finance S.A. shares.
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