Jakub Rowicki

Senior Associate
Advocate

Capital Markets | Mergers and acquisitions (M&A)

Specializes in capital markets law, both equity and debt. He advises companies in the processes of obtaining financing (especially in the form of public securities offerings) as well as in investment processes. He also provides advice to public companies on day-to-day matters, including implementation of disclosure obligations and the handling of corporate events.

9. Jakub Rowicki 772x1158

Languages: en

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Jakub joined the GESSEL’s capital market law team in 2020.

His experience in the ECM sphere focuses on advising on public offerings of shares combined with IPOs as well as subsequent public offerings, including those conducted through Accelerated Book Building. He also advises on mergers and acquisitions involving public companies, including those conducted in the form of a tender offer for the sale of shares.

At the same time, he specializes in the DCM sphere, advising on public bond offerings (including representing issuers in prospectus proceedings) as well as on private placements to financial institutions to raise project financing, particularly with regard to “green projects”. He advises issuers at every stage of a bond’s life, from issuance, through the establishment of collateral, to redemption. He has regularly advised clients on the design and implementation of incentive programs.

He also supports public companies in day-to-day corporate matters and in compliance with their disclosure obligations.

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Experience

ECM - public offerings of shares

  • Initial public offering of Vercom S.A. shares –  advised the issuer
  • Initial public offering of Cavatina Holding S.A. – advised the issuer
  • Public offering of Bioceltix S.A. shares combined change of the listing market – advised the issuer
  • Public offering of Pure Biologics in the ABB formula – advised the issuer
  • Secondary public offering of DataWalk S.A. – advised the issuer

DCM – public offerings of bonds

  • Benefit Systems S.A. bond issue programme – advised the issuer
  • Bond issue programme of Polska Grupa Farmaceutyczna S.A. – advised the investment firm
  • New Energy Investments sp. z o.o.’s “green bond” issue programme – advised the investment firm
  • Columbus Energy S.A.’s “green bond” issue programme – advised the investment firm
  • Cavatina Holding S.A. bond issue programme – advised the issuer
  • Kredyt Inkaso S.A. bond issue programme – advised the issuer

Incentive programmes

  • Incentive scheme at Vercom S.A – advised on structuring and launch of the programme
  • Incentive scheme at cyber_Folks S.A. – advised on structuring and launch of the programme
  • Incentive scheme at ExpertSender S.A. – advised on structuring and launch of the programme

Buybacks of treasury shares

  • Buyback of ERBUD S.A.’s own shares – advised on structuring and implementation
  • Buyback of ONDE S.A.’s own shares – advised on structuring and implementation
  • R22 S.A. share buyback – advised on structuring and implementation

M&A transactions

  • Transaction for sale of a block of shares in Suwara S.A. – advised the seller
  • Cross-border merger of Vercom S.A. with UAB “Mlr grupė” – advised the acquiring company
  • Transaction for sale of a block of shares in Tesgas S.A. – advised the seller
  • Globiana sp. z o.o.’s investment in Fertilita sp. z o.o. – advised the investor

News
& Insights

29.04.2024

We advised Cavatina Holding S.A. on the establishment of their third bond issuance program

GESSEL continues to support Cavatina Holding S.A. in its bond issue programme, working on the 3rd bond issue (up to PLN 150 mln) and securing approval for the issue pros...

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We advised Cavatina Holding S.A. on the establishment of their third bond issuance program

02.04.2024

We advised Cavatina Holding S.A. on a prospectus-free bond issue programme

We advised Cavatina Holding S.A. on a prospectus-free bond issue programme with a maximum value of PLN 50 mln and a public issue of M2024A series bonds with an aggregate...

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We advised Cavatina Holding S.A. on a prospectus-free bond issue programme

02.04.2024

We advised Kredyt Inkaso S.A. on its public placement of S1 series bonds

We advised Kredyt Inkaso S.A. on its public placement of S1 series bonds with an aggregate value approaching EUR 5 mln ! The S1 series with a value of almost EUR 5 ml...

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We advised Kredyt Inkaso S.A. on its public placement of S1 series bonds

28.03.2024

Legal 500 international ranking just out, and GESSEL features prominently!

It’s awards season, and we at GESSEL are not done yet. The latest iteration of the Legal 500 ranking names our founding partner, Beata Gessel-Kalinowska vel Kalisz, as a...

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Legal 500 international ranking just out, and GESSEL features prominently!
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Education and achievements

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  • Legal studies at the Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw (2017)
  • Postgraduate studies in capital market law and economics at the Warsaw School of Economics (2018)
  • Advocate’s training articles (2020)
  • Bachelor’s degree in international relations at the Faculty of Journalism and Political Science, University of Warsaw 2014)
  • Participant in the Erasmus+ programme at the University of Iceland in Reykjavík (2017)

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