Manages the Warsaw office of SPCG.
Worked in public administration (Securities and Exchange Commission, the predecessor of the Polish Financial Supervision Authority) as well as in international law firm. Specializes in securities law, services for investment businesses and investment fund companies, banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions.
Artur Zapała has experience in M&A transactions, securitization and purchase of portfolios of receivables. He has often represented clients in proceedings related to acquisition of shares in financial institutions, administrative proceedings before the Polish Financial Supervision Authority, preparing and conducting initial public offerings of securities and other transactions in the capital market, including bids for sale or conversion of shares of public companies.
From April 2019 Mr. Zapała is a representative of the CEE region in the Consultative Working Group of ESMA’s Investment Management Standing Committee.
In particular, has advised:
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
Dom Inwestycyjny Investors S.A.
in the proceedings before the PFSA 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 PFSA 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
in the acquisition of the minority interest in Nu-Med Grupa S.A., owning a radiation therapy center in Elbląg
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 PFSA to grant the permission for brokerage activity in relation to the extension of the scope of business
Merlin.pl S.A. oraz jej akcjonariuszy
in the transaction with Czerwona Torebka S.A.