GESSEL Law Firm had the pleasure of advising PE fund EMSA Capital in its exit transaction from Famed Żywiec.
GESSEL has advised EMSA Capital on the transaction to sell a 100% stake in Famed Żywiec to one of the largest Czech funds – BHM Group.
We advised the seller at each stage of the transaction, including during the negotiation of the sale agreement, warranty deed, arranging insurance and fulfilling conditions precedent.
EMSA Capital is a private equity firm investing in turnarounds and special situations across Central and Eastern Europe. The portfolio investments include performing companies and those experiencing a greater degree of challenges.
BHM group is a private equity firm founded and majority owned by Tomáš Krsek. The goal of BHM group is to be a strong partner for companies that seek to develop their own know-how and bring high added value to stakeholders.
FAMED Zywiec is a Polish medical equipment manufacturer concentrating on high-quality operating tables and hospital beds with over 75 years of business operations. Famed is well known for product quality and durability and is active globally.
Heads the tax law department at GESSEL. Has over 21 years of professional experience in legal and tax advice. Specializes in providing comprehensive tax services to business entities, particularly in respect of income taxes, international taxes, VAT and tax on civil law transactions. Advises on the settlement of various tax credits and deductions, deals with tax planning projects and company restructuring, conducts tax due diligence projects and ...
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) | Private Equity | Corporate law
Krzysztof joined GESSEL in 2016 as an associate. He has been a senior associate since 2017 and a managing associate since 2021. As part of his practice, he leads M&A transactions and supervises and coordinates the work of junior lawyers and the transaction team. He advises private equity funds, private investors, and start-ups, acting on both the seller and buyer sides. Krzysztof analyses and drafts documents at every stage of the transact...
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) | Corporate law
Since joining GESSEL in 2021, Marcin has contributed to share deal and asset deal M&A transactions both on the sell side and the buy side. He has drafted transaction documentation, corporate documents (for the purpose of specific transactions, as well as of day-to-day legal services) and due diligence studies. Prior to joining GESSEL, he gained experience at renowned international law firms, dealing with tax and competition law issues.
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) | Corporate law | Banking and Finance
With GESSEL since 2020. Participated in the implementation of M&A transactions, both on the sell side and the buy side, at various stages of share deal and asset deal transactions, for domestic as well as international clients. In particular, involved in conducting due diligence processes, preparing transaction documentation, as well as corporate documentation and collateral. Prior to joining GESSEL, gained experience at law firms speci...
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