Kochański & Partners: advised on the acquisition of a majority stake in GKS Tychy Football Club.


Pacific Media Group ("PMG") is a private investment company in the media and entertainment sector. The investment is aimed at PMG's entry into another European market; to date, the group has invested in eight European soccer clubs: OGC Nice (France), Barnsley FC (England), FC Thun (Switzerland), K.V. Oostende (Belgium), Esbjerg fB (Denmark), FC Den Bosch (Netherlands), AS Nancy (France) and 1.FC Kaiserslautern (Germany).

As part of the investment, the PMG group acting through its holding vehicle named Tychy Investment Company Limited registered on British Virgin Islands acquired 75% of the shares in the Company's increased share capital. Our advisory services included due-diligence of the Company, followed by preparation and negotiation of the investment agreement, as well as comprehensive assistance in drafting corporate and executive documents, setting the terms of the investor's further cooperation with the existing sole shareholder - Tyski Sport S.A.

From Kochanski & Partners, the client was advised by Rafał Rapala, Head of Corporate Law Department, Dominik Karkoszka, Senior Associate in the Corporate Law Department, and Adam Czarnota, Associate in the Corporate Law Department. Rafał Rapala was also the signing director at Tychy Investment Limited Company that acquired the shares in the Company.

In the course of the transaction, the client was also advised by Daniel Erd and Dr. Markus J. Friedl, LL.M. of Pinsent Masons law firm.
For more information on the deal, see GKS Tychy's announcement.

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