Marcin Macieszczak

Marcin Macieszczak

Managing partner, attorney at law
Mergers and acquisitions, / PE&VC

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.

In 2015 also recommended by „Expert Guides” in the field of private equity.