Specialises in corporate law, in particular in M&A and capital market transactions. Mr. Szelenbaum has over 20 years of experience in working for international law firms, where he handled domestic transactions and complex projects on the international financial markets, as well as he represented the largest Polish companies in the investment projects carried out abroad.
Piotr M. Szelenbaum has advised clients in many cases concerning private transactions of M&A type, in acquisition of large blocks of shares at the Warsaw Stock Exchange (including exchange and tender offers) and also in preparation and carrying out of public offerings of securities and other capital market transactions.
Since many years, Piotr M. Szelenbaum has been recommended by international publishers such as Chambers Global, Chambers Europe and Legal 500 EMEA in Corporate/ M&A and Capital Markets category.
In particular, has advised:
Polish public companies including ZA Puławy
in defence against attempts of hostile takeover
Private Equity Funds, incl. Innova, Bridgepoint, Advent International, V4C and Enterprise Investors
in connection with investments and M&A transactions pursued by these funds in Poland
Penta Investments, a.s.
advising in connection with the equity investment in NFI EMPIK Media & Fashion S.A.
RWE and EDF
representing both companies in the proposed transaction involving the acquisition of ENEA S.A. shares from the State Treasury in the privatization process
BRE Bank S.A.
representing the bank in connection with pre-emptive rights issuance worth PLN 2 billion
The State Treasury of the Republic of Poland
in the initial public offering of Jastrzebska Spolka Weglowa S.A. with the value of PLN 5.4 billion
UniCredit CAIB Poland S.A.
acting as the Bookrunner in the transaction involving the sale of 5.63 % of shares belonging to European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in Zaklady Lentex S.A. The transaction was carried out under the accelerated bookbuilding procedure directed to institutional investors
in the process of acquisition of 100% of shares in home.pl
KI Chemistry s.à.r.l. (subsidiary company of Kulczyk Investments S.A.)
in connection with the acquisition of the majority stake in CIECH S.A. The transaction was carried out through a tender offer for shares representing 66% of share capital of CIECH S.A.
in the process of admission of its shares to listing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (dual-listing)