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CMS Advises BGK on EUR 600 Million Bond Issuance Supporting Ukraine

CMS Advises BGK on EUR 600 Million Bond Issuance Supporting Ukraine

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CMS has advised Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego on a EUR 600 million bond issuance related to providing support to Ukraine.

According to CMS, “the bonds were issued by BGK on behalf of the Aid Fund, created by BGK, and acquired by the European Investment Bank. The bond issue is part of an effort to support Ukraine, based on the Act on supporting Ukraine.”

According to the firm, “an important element of the project is the involvement of officials responsible for parts of government spending, and other parties authorized by the Prime Minister in Poland, in providing and monitoring support for Ukrainian citizens.”

CMS’ team included Counsel Michal Smiechowski and Associates Przemyslaw Kopka and Marcin Krzemien.

CMS did not respond to our inquiry on the matter.

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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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