Krzysztof Marczuk

Partner
Attorney-at-law

Capital Markets

Krzysztof has extensive experience in securities transactions in the capital market (ECM, DCM, M&A), particularly in conducting public and private offerings, as well as general advice on commercial law, including corporate governance. He advises public companies, selling shareholders, investors, investment companies and investment banks in various types of capital market transactions, including regulatory aspects.

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Krzysztof is a lawyer with many years of transaction and regulatory experience. He joined GESSEL in 2007 and has been a partner since 2016. He specializes in raising financing through equity issues in primary and secondary public offerings as well as private placements. He also advises on public and private bond offerings.

He provides day-to-day corporate law services to publicly listed companies in all aspects of commercial law, including commercial contracts, as well as in all capital operations (buy-back, share redemptions, splits, share mergers) and in transformation processes, mergers, demergers and reorganizations within capital groups. He specializes in proceedings before the Polish Financial Supervision Authority, the Warsaw Stock Exchange, and the National Securities Depository, including administrative and criminal proceedings concerning the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR). He advises shareholders and investors on transactions involving divestment or acquisition of significant stakes in public companies (public tender offers, accelerated book building, squeeze outs, delisting).

On an ongoing basis, advises public companies on managing their information policy and in fulfilling their disclosure obligations under MAR. He advises investment companies and investment banks on capital market transactions, including regulatory aspects related to public supervision over the activities of financial institutions.

Experience

Selected projects

  • Prospectus of Cavatina Holding S.A. in connection with the initial public offering of shares and their admission to trading (value: PLN 187.5 mln); preparation of an incentive program
  • Cavatina Holding S.A. – prospectus in connection with the public offering and bond issue program (values: up to PLN 200 mln)
  • Vercom S.A. – prospectus in connection with the initial public offering of shares and their admission to trading (value: PLN 225 mln), preparation of an incentive program
  • Kredyt Inkaso S.A. – prospectus in connection with the public offering and bond issue program (value: up to PLN 300 mln)
  • Kredyt Inkaso S.A. – prospectus in connection with the public offering and bond issue program (value: up to PLN 100 mln)
  • Prospectus of Pure Biologics S.A. in connection with the initial public offering of shares and their admission to trading and change of listing market (value: PLN 54 mln), preparation of an incentive program
  • New Energy Investments Sp. z o.o.’s private placement of “green bonds”
  • Columbus Energy’s public offering of bonds (program value: up to PLN 200 mln
  • Advising REINO Partners, REINO Dividend Plus and Poligo Capital in an M&A transaction involving acquisition of shares in the listed company Graviton Capital and the contribution to that company of majority stakes in REINO Partners and shares in REINO Dividend Plus S.A.
  • R22 S.A. prospectus in connection with the initial public offering of shares and their admission to trading (value: PLN 91 mln)
  • R22 S.A. prospectus in connection with the secondary public offering with pre- emptive rights of Polimex Mostostal S.A. shares. (value: PLN 114.5 mln)
  • Tower Investments S.A.’s prospectus in connection with its initial public offering of shares, and their admission to trading and change of the company’s listing market (value: PLN 54 mln)
  • Prospectus in connection with the public offering and admission to trading of shares of DataWalk S.A. (value: PLN 10 mln); subsequent public offerings of the company’s new issue shares (value: PLN 65 mln)
  • Prospectus in connection with the public offering and admission to trading of Tesgas S.A. shares (value: PLN 54.5 mln)
  • Prospect-free offering and prospectus and change of listing market from the NewConnect ASO market to the regulated market of the Warsaw Stock Exchange of Bioceltix S.A.
  • Prospectus in connection with the public offering and admission to trading on the Warsaw Stock Exchange of shares in Skarbiec Holding S.A. (value: PLN 44.3 mln)
  • Prospectus in connection with the public offering and admission to trading on the Warsaw Stock Exchange of Vigo System S.A. shares. (value: PLN 53 mln)
  • Prospectus and change of listing market from the ASO NewConnect market to the main floor of the Warsaw Stock Exchange of Caspar Asset Management S.A.;
  • Compulsory buyout of Elemental Asia S.A. shares by Elemental Holding S.A.
  • Prospectus in connection with the public offering and admission to trading on the NewConnect market of Urteste shares (value: PLN 9.52 mln)
  • Prospectus in connection with the public offering and admission to trading on the Warsaw Stock Exchange of Bioplanet shares (value: PLN 9.8 mln)
  • Public purchases of own shares of ERBUD S.A. (value: PLN 70 mln)
  • Advising Haitong Bank Polska in connection with the bond issue program of Polska Grupa Farmaceutyczna S.A. (value: PLN 150 mln)
  • Bond issue program of Benefit Systems S.A. and a public offering in connection with the issue of series A and B bonds (value: PLN 100 mln)
  • Purchase of treasury shares of CD Projekt S.A. (value: PLN 214 mln), preparation of an incentive program
  • Private sale of 32.99% of the shares in the public company Skarbiec Holding S.A. (value: PLN 75 mln)
  • ABB shares of X-Trade Brokers Dom Maklerski S.A. (value: PLN 111.2 mln), Pure Biologics share offering, Creepy Jar share offering
  • ABB shares in Creepy Jar (value: about PLN 45 mln)
  • ABB, private placement and securities loan of Pure Biologics shares (value: PLN 30 mln)
    Prospectus in connection with the public offering and admission to trading on the Warsaw Stock Exchange of shares in Polski Bank Komórek Macierzystych S.A. (value: PLN 56.4 mln)
  • Prospectus in connection with the public offering and admission to trading on the WSE of shares of polWAX S.A. (value: PLN 57.3 mln)
  • WB Electronics S.A. bond issue (value: PLN 180 mln)
  • Issue of bonds under the bond issuance program of JS Hamilton Poland S.A.
  • Purchase of treasury shares through a tender offer for Decora S.A. shares
    ii. Public buyback of Unibep S.A.’s own shares
  • Legal advice on the bond issuance program, secondary public offering of Gino Rossi S.A.
  • Danwood Holding S.A. IPO. (transaction cancelled)
    IPO of Komex S.A. (transaction suspended)
  • IPO Expertsender S.A. (transaction suspended)
  • IPO of 1C Entertainment S.A. (transaction cancelled)

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19.02.2024

Chambers Global 2024

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Chambers Global 2024

13.02.2024

We advised Kredyt Inkaso S.A. on the implementation of another bond issue programme carried out under the base prospectus

We provided comprehensive advice to Kredyt Inkaso S.A. in connection with the establishment of a bond issue programme with a total nominal value of up to PLN 100,000,000...

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We advised Kredyt Inkaso S.A. on the implementation of another bond issue programme carried out under the base prospectus

16.10.2023

We advised the WSE-listed company Creotech Instruments S.A.

We advised the WSE-listed company Creotech Instruments S.A. on a non-brokered public offering conducted under an accelerated bookbuilding procedure worth approximately P...

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We advised the WSE-listed company Creotech Instruments S.A.

02.10.2023

We advised the shareholders of the WSE-listed Bioceltix S.A. on its unprospective public offerings

We advised the Shareholders of the WSE-listed Bioceltix S.A. on the unprospectus public offerings of the Company's shares carried out under the accelerated bookbuilding ...

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We advised the shareholders of the WSE-listed Bioceltix S.A. on its unprospective public offerings
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Education and achievements

  • Legal studies at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Catholic University of Lublin (2004)

Awards