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Ożóg Tomczykowski law firm advises Edipresse Group in the transaction of sale of selected business lines of Edipresse Polska to Burda Media Polska


11.05.2021

Ożóg Tomczykowski law firm advises Edipresse Group in the transaction of sale of selected business lines of Edipresse Polska to Burda Media Polska

The Ożóg Tomczykowski law firm represented Edipresse Group, a Swiss media holding, in a transaction of sale of selected business lines of its Polish subsidiary Edipresse Polska S.A. to Burda Media Polska.

The Ożóg Tomczykowski law firm provided the client with comprehensive legal and tax advisory in the transaction which covered among others support in negotiating transaction documentation, spin-off of the assets and business lines not intended for sale as well as intra-group restructuring activities connected with the transaction structure agreed by the parties.

The legal team was led by advocate Karol Sowa, partner in charge of the M&A practice, and attorney at law Michał Mieszkiełło, partner in charge of the corporate advisory practice, assisted by attorneys Michał Furgalski, Monika Wystrychowska-Zawiślak and Paweł Szumowski.

The tax team was supervised by attorney at law Bartłomiej Biały, partner in charge of the Transaction Tax practice, assisted by attorney at law Marek Kończak and tax advisors Helena Bogdanowska and Michał Czajkowski.

The Modzelewska & Paśnik law firm assisted Edipresse Group with competition law issues.

Edipresse Polska is the owner of well-known magazines and Internet services for women. The company's portfolio includes: polki.pl, party.pl, viva.pl, wizaz.pl - a beauty website and community with a cosmetics catalog, parenting website mamotoja.pl and marketplace nanny.pl. The company also publishes popular magazines for women: VIVA!, Party (https://edipresse.pl/).    

Burda Media Polska is a part of international media and technology conglomerate Burda International - one of the largest global companies, which operates in 17 countries, employs 3500 people, has 350 media brands and is present in Poland for over 25 years. (https://www.burdamedia.pl/).  

Kontakt:

Karol Sowa

Partner, Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Leader

Paweł Szumowski

Senior Associate

Michał Mieszkiełło

Partner, Corporate Practice Leader

Monika Wystrychowska-Zawiślak

Senior Associate

Bartłomiej Biały

Partner, Tax Planning and Transaction Tax Practice Leader

Marek Kończak

Senior Associate

Michał Furgalski

Senior Associate