SPCG offers the following services within the field of capital markets: mergers and acquisitions of public companies, advising on reporting obligations (preparing the companies for performance of reporting obligations and ongoing performance of the identified reporting obligations), advising on corporate services, preparation and implementation of management stock options programs as well as advising on other matters related to the participation in securities depository system and financial instrument trading system.
The SPCG lawyers have extensive experience with respect to preparation and implementation of initial public offerings (IPO), secondary equity offerings, issue of debt instruments and services related to call for share sale / swap of public companies (public tender offers) as well as dual listing in the case of issuers based outside the Republic of Poland.
As part of the capital markets offer, SPCG provides services for investment funds and investment companies at each stage of operation, starting from establishment and obtaining necessary permissions through preparation of all required internal and customer-related regulations to the ongoing advising on business operations, representation in contacts and disputes both with regulators and customers. SPCG also offers advising services with respect to other capital marker institutions or financial institutions, including trade organizer, banks, insurance companies or general pension fund companies, in all matters related to their operations and the regulatory matters in particular.
SPCG provides legal advice in the purchase of shares of financial institutions and represents clients before the competent bodies in relation to applicable notifications and the obligation of obtaining required permissions.
SPCG has extensive experience in capital markets with regards to representation of clients before such institutions as the Warsaw Stock Exchange and the National Depository of Securities as well as state authorities, e.g. the Polish Financial Supervision Authority and the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection.
SPCG lawyers have in particular advised:
with respect to Polish law aspects of a global transaction consisting in sale of its benefits administration and HR BPO platform to private equity funds affiliated with Blackstone
in the transaction of DTP S.A. share acquisition
Work Service S.A.
in the transaction related to the purchase of shares in the increased share capital of the company by PineBridge New Europe Partners II, L.P. through the agency of a special purpose vehicle
Talanx International AG oraz Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company
in the proceedings before the Polish Financial Supervision Authority regarding the direct purchase of shares in Towarzystwo Ubezpieczeń i Reasekuracji WARTA S.A. (WARTA S.A. Insurance and Reinsurance Company) and indirect acquisition of Towarzystwo Ubezpieczeń na Życie Warta S.A. (Warta S.A. Life Insurance Company) and other companies from the Warta group
Dom Inwestycyjny Investors S.A.
in the proceedings before the Financial Services Commission concerning the consent for conducting the brokerage activities with respect to expanded scope of activities
BNP Paribas Bank Polska S.A.
in the proceedings before the Financial Services Commission concerning the consent for conducting brokerage activities with respect to the management of the portfolio of financial instruments
PTE WARTA S.A.
During the sale of enterprise of PTE Warta S.A. and the transfer of management of OFE Warta to PTE Allianz Polska
Investors Holding S.A.
in the purchase of shares in BPH Towarzystwo Funduszy Inwestycyjnych S.A. (BPH Investment Fund Company)
Dom Inwestycyjny Xelion S.A.
in the proceedings before the Polish Financial Supervision Authority to grant the permission for brokerage activity in relation to the extension of the scope of business
KBC Verzekeringen NV, shareholder of Powszechne Towarzystwo Emerytalne WARTA S.A. (WARTA S.A. General Pension Fund Company)
in the transaction of the OFE Warta (Open Pension Fund) management takeover and the sale of PTE Warta (General Pension Fund Company) to PTE Allianz Polska S.A.
and its shareholders
in the transaction with Czerwona Torebka S.A.
Vistula S.A. and Wólczanka S.A.
in the merger of those companies (the first merger of public companies in Poland)