Finance Monthly - M&A Awards 2022

45 About Marcin Macieszczak Managing partner, attorney at law; graduated from the Law and Administration Faculty of Warsaw University in 2000, qualified as an attorney in June 2005. First joined GESSEL in February 1999, became a partner in January 2007. Specialises primarily in equity transactions on the private and public markets and mergers and acquisitions; his practice also encompasses restructuring, company law services for corporate entities as well as real estate law. He has many year experience in legal servicing of M&A transactions, both on the buyer and seller sides. A key element of Marcin Macieszczak’s practice comprises cooperation with private equity and venture capital funds; he advises in the formation stages (securing finance, designing the legal structure of the fund) as well as in specific transactions, especially in buy-outs, expansion capital deals, and in exits (trade sales to strategic investors, sales to financial investors, IPOs). Marcin Macieszczak also specialises in structuring and executing leveraged buy-outs. His M&A work has covered all the stages of complex transactions (including cross-border projects), from conceptualising and optimising the legal and tax structures and performing due diligence through drafting the transaction documentation and securing antitrust clearance and other requisite administrative authorities. Marcin Macieszczak also advises on restructuring and corporate issues and on real estate; he oversees the work of GESSEL’s M&A team. For many years, recommended by Chambers Europe in the field of corporate / M&A and private equity, they appreciated his professionalism, expertise, integrity and maturity in negotiations and meticulous work in transaction documentation. Firm Profile GESSEL was founded in 1993 and soon established itself as one of the leading law firms in Poland. We have played a significant role in transformation of the Polish economy, assisting with the inflow of foreign investment to Poland and in development of the country’s capital markets. Members of our legal team are qualified to advise on Polish and German law. Our practice is focused on: M&A, private equity and venture capital, equity transactions, securities law, company and business law, competition law, intellectual property, employment law, pharmaceutical law, tax law, real estate, arbitration, litigation, and FDI. Our German Desk is dedicated to serving German-speaking clients and entities. Finance Monthly M&A Awards 2022. Po l and M&A LAW ADVISER OF THE YEAR Managing Partner, Gessel Marcin Macieszczak Marcin Macieszczak W:

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