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DZP advised shareholders in the Aldik group on a project to restructure companies in Poland and abroad. The services we provided also covered full-range legal advisory on the sale of the Aldik Nova group from Lublin to a large Lithuanian concern – the Maxima group.
Aldik Nova’s business involves retail sales in the Lubelskie and Podkarpackie voivodships. It has over 20 shops. The Maxima group is the largest company in Lithuania, operating in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Bulgaria. This year the chain comprised 444 supermarkets and the firm has over 26,000 staff.
The project was carried out by experts from the Corporate and M&A Practice (Dr. Marek Świątkowski and Igor Barcew), the Real Estate Practice (Lech Żyżylewski and Artur Malinowski) and the Tax Practice (Joanna Wierzejska and Grzegorz Sprawka).
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