Linklaters has advised the Bonnier group on the acquisition of one of the leading financial Internet media group

The Linklaters legal team has advised Bonnier Business Polska, the publisher of inter alia “Puls Biznesu” daily, on the acquisition of 100 percent of shares in the Bankier.pl Group, which is the owner of leading specialised portals, including bankier.pl launched in 2000.

The law firm was involved in and advised on all transaction aspects, including the comprehensive due diligence and legal advice at all stages of the acquisition process. On behalf of Linklaters, the transaction was led by Marcin Schulz and Jakub Woźniak from the corporate department of the Warsaw office. Other lawyers specialising in the corporate law, intellectual property law, tax law and antitrust law also participated in the project.

Our client considers Poland as one of key markets on which its operates. The acquisition of the Bankier.pl Group is the next step to strengthen its presence in Poland and become a leader in the prestigious area of Internet media – said Conrad Wallenrodhe, Swedish attorney and Linklaters partner cooperating with the Bonnier group for many years.