Przemyslaw Piasecki

Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

London
United Kingdom
T:+48 22 581 4936
London
United Kingdom
T:+48 22 581 4936
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Przemyslaw Piasecki

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Biography

Przemysław Piasecki is a banking and finance lawyer based in Warsaw, and seconded to the London capital markets team.

Przemysław advises international and domestic financial institutions and major multinational and domestic corporations on a variety of financial transactions, including secured and unsecured lending and borrowing, debt instruments (including Eurobond programs, euro-commercial paper, certificate of deposit and high-yield structures), leveraged finance and corporate lending transactions, as well as banking and finance regulatory matters.

He joined Norton Rose Fulbright in 2019, prior to which he worked in the Warsaw office of a 'magic circle' firm.

Przemysław is a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Aministration of the Jagiellonian University in Kraków. He is currently in the process of obtaining a master's degree in finance and accounting with a focus on banking, corporate finance and investment banking from the Warsaw School of Economics.

Przemyslaw is a trainee advocate and a member of the Warsaw Bar Association.


Professional experience

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Education

  • Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Faculty of Law and Administration, Law - 2016
  • Warsaw School of Economics, Finance and Accounting, specialisations: banking, corporate finance, investment banking - 2020
  • Warsaw Bar of Advocates – trainee since 2018 ​
  • trainee advocate 2018

Relevant (selected) experience in debt instruments:

  • Advising Singapore based bank and financial institutions on establishing a US$5trn euro-commercial paper program
  • Assisting a Canadian bank and financial institutions on a US$35trn certificate of deposit program
  • Advising Barclays and Credit Suisse on a 144A/Reg S senior secured high-yield bond offering for a first-time issuer, which will also enter into a revolving credit facility and an intercreditor agreement at closing; the security package will include security/guarantees from a variety of jurisdictions across Europe, including Poland
  • Acting for Citibank N.A. on refinancing of senior secured notes due 2020, issued by Ardagh group
  • Advising Citigroup Global Markets Limited on financing the proposed combination of the Ardagh food and specialty can business with the business of Exal. The new JV was financed through a series of senior secured and senior notes offerings, with its ongoing revolving capital needs met through an asset based facility.
  • Representing the Goldman Sachs Group Inc on bond financing for Lone Star's acquisition of Xella International SA
  • Advising J.P. Morgan on a US$1.9bn liquidity financing for Adient, a global supplier of automotive seating, a transaction comprising the issue of senior secured notes, term loan and an asset-based revolving facility
  • Assisting PAI Partners and Baring Private Equity Asia with financing for the clients' acquisition of World Freight International as arranged by Deutsche Bank. The financing involved various forms of debt (senior facilities, revolving facilities, secured and unsecured notes). Acting as legal counsel to the borrower side was particularly challenging due to a large corporate structure of the acquired World Freight Company International, in which multiple guarantors and security providers had to accede to the finance documents in a timely manner. We were also involved in advising on financial assistance issues in connection with the acquisition.
  • Advising Oriflame Holding AG on financing the acquisition and delisting of Oriflame Holding AG shares from the Nasdaq Stockholm Stock Exchange. The transaction involved providing financing in the form of bonds and loan facilities, guaranteed by Orfilame entities all over the world, including Polish entities. The deal involved a complex financing in various forms (including bonds and loan facilities). The structure was complex given the number of entities both on the creditors and debtors side and jurisdictions in questions (more than 10).
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