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Baker McKenzie and CMS Advise on Ace 6 Sale of Andrychow Shopping Center to Big Shopping Centers

Baker McKenzie and CMS Advise on Ace 6 Sale of Andrychow Shopping Center to Big Shopping Centers

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Baker McKenzie has advised Equilis and Acteeum joint venture Ace 6 on its EUR 40 million sale of the Galeria Andrychow shopping center to Big Shopping Centers. CMS advised the buyer.

According to CMS, "this acquisition reflects the company's plans to locate strategic assets in Eastern Europe and the Balkans."

Founded in 2006, Equilis is a commercial real estate company for the European market. It develops and delivers real estate projects and has offices in Belgium, France, Spain, the Netherlands, Poland, and Germany. Acteeum specializes in retail schemes and urban living development in Poland.

Big Shopping Centers is an Israeli real estate group focusing on developing, operating, and investing in open shopping and lifestyle centers, logistics, offices, and residential and renewable energy.

The Baker McKenzie team included Partner Tomasz Krzyzowski, Senior Associate Mateusz Cieslak, and Lawyer Marta Tomczak.

The CMS team included Partner Lidia Dziurzynska-Leipert, Counsel Michal Bork, and Lawyers Arleta Mysliwiec and Aleksander Klys.

CMS at a Glance

CMS Sofia is a full-service law firm, the largest international law firm in Bulgaria and one of the largest providers of legal services in the local market as a whole. The breadth and depth of our practice means that our lawyers are specialised, with a level of specialisation that few of our competitors can match.

CMS Sofia is the Bulgarian branch of CMS, a top ten global legal and tax services provider with over 5000 lawyers in 43 countries and 78 offices across the world.

CMS entered the Bulgarian market as one of the first internationally active law firms in 2005 and is now among the most respected legal advisors in the country. We have 7 partners, 4 counsel and over 30 lawyers in our office in Sofia.

Our legal experts, who are rooted in Bulgaria’s local culture, can also draw on years of experience in foreign countries and are at home in several legal systems at once. We know the particularities of the local market just as well as the needs of our clients and combine both to achieve optimum solutions. Our lawyers are Bulgarian qualified and we also have English qualified experts – all of them regularly working on cross-border mandates.

In our work, we focus on M&A, Energy, Projects and Construction, Banking and Finance, Real Estate, Media, IP and IT law, Tax, Employment law, Competition, Procurement and any kind of Dispute resolution, including arbitration and mediation. What’s more, we also take care of the entire legal management of our clients’ projects.

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