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Mirosław Fiałek

Partner, Attorney-at-law

Mirosław has over twenty years of experience in providing businesses with legal advice on mergers and acquisitions as well as resolution and dispute resolution.

He specialises in advising private equity and venture capital funds in structuring and managing transactions, supervising due diligence projects, preparing and negotiating transaction documentation, and managing the negotiation process. He also provides support for the day-to-day operations of private equity and venture capital funds and their portfolio companies.

An expert in transactions, it’s his in-depth knowledge of transaction documentation and ability to negotiate that documentation effectively and efficiently that sets him apart.

Mirosław also has extensive experience in advising businesses that are looking for investment or looking to sell. His profound understanding of the private equity market and over twenty years of transaction experience have enabled him to successfully conduct numerous transactions on behalf of company founders.

He has participated in highly innovative transactions (acquisition of TP Emitel by Montagu Private Equity, acquisition of Onet by Ringer Axel Springer) as an advisor to the largest media and telecommunications companies in Poland.

He has also worked with most private equity funds operating in Poland and has extensive experience in post-transaction disputes and corporate restructuring.

Mirosław is a member of the Warsaw Bar Association of Attorneys at Law. He holds a postgraduate diploma in Intellectual Property Law from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw as well as a law degree from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw.

Before founding MFW Fiałek, he worked with well-known law firms, including Allen & Overy, Gessel, Peter Nielsen & Partners.

Languages: Polish, English

Practices
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  1. 01. Private equity, venture capital
  2. 02. Mergers and acquisitions
  3. 03. Acquiring an investor
  4. 04. Due diligence
  5. 05. Manager option programs
  6. 06. Restructuring
  7. 07. Corporate law
  8. 08. Obtaining financing
  9. 09. Dispute resolution
  10. 10. Intellectual property
  11. 11. Competition law

Completed projects

  • Grupa Nowy Szpital Holding S.A.

    Advising the shareholders of Grupa Nowy Szpital Holding S.A. on the sale of 100% of shares in the company to PHPL s.r.o. belonging to Penta Hospitals International group.

  • Polski Fundusz Rozwoju S.A.

    Advising Polish Development Fund (PDF / Polski Fundusz Rozwoju) on the sale of all its shares in PPP Venture sp. z o.o. to one of the closed-end investment funds.

  • Orkla ASA

    Advising Orkla ASA on the acquisition of shares in the Da Grasso pizzeria chain.

  • Tutore Poland sp. z o.o.

    Advising Tutore Poland sp. z o.o., a leading company in the educational sector, on its acquisition of 51% of shares in LangMedia sp. z o.o.

  • Tutore Poland sp. z o.o.

    Advising Tutore Poland sp. z o.o., a leading company in the educational sector, on its merger with ProfiLingua.

  • Tar Heel Capital sp. z o.o.

    Advising on the acquisition of the majority block of shares in SmakMak sp. z o.o.

  • Polski Fundusz Rozwoju S.A.

    Advising Polish Development Fund (PDF / Polski Fundusz Rozwoju) on corporate financing projects under the PDF’s Financial Shield Programme for Large Companies and the provision of liquidity and preferential financing.

  • Develia S.A.

    Advising on the execution of a joint venture agreement with The Heart, a venture building company.

  • PZU Zdrowie S.A.

    Advising on the acquisition of a healthcare company specialising in diagnostic imaging by Bonus-Diagnosta sp. z o.o., a PZU Zdrowie S.A group company.

  • Develia S.A.

    Advising Develia S.A. on signing a letter of intent on a joint venture with Hillwood.


Awards and rankings

As a Partner, Mirosław manages our mergers and acquisitions practice. This has been recognised in the rankings below.

  • IFLR1000
  • Legal 500
  • Chambers Europe
  • PSIK
  • MergerMarket
  • CEE Mergers and Acquisitions

In the IFLR1000 2022 ranking, MFW Fiałek were  awarded in the field of M&A practice and in the Capital markets: Debt and Capital markets: Equity.

In the IFLR1000 2022 ranking, MFW Fiałek were awarded in the field of M&A practice, obtaining a high position in Tier 4.

Partner Mirosław Fiałek was distinguished as “Highly Regarded” in the field of M&A.

In the IFLR1000 2021 ranking, MFW Fiałek were awarded in the field of M&A practice.

In the IFLR1000 2021-22 ranking, MFW Fiałek were awarded in the field of M&A practice, obtaining a high position in Tier 4.

Partner Mirosław Fiałek was distinguished as “Highly Regarded” in the field of M&A.

In the IFLR1000 2019 ranking, MFW Fiałek were awarded in the field of M&A practice.

Partner Mirosław Fiałek was distinguished as “Highly Regarded” in the field of M&A.

In the IFLR1000 2019 ranking, MFW Fiałek were awarded in the field of M&A practice.

Partner Mirosław Fiałek was distinguished as “Highly Regarded” in the field of M&A.

In the IFLR1000 2018 ranking, MFW Fiałek were awarded in the field of M&A practice.

Partner Mirosław Fiałek was distinguished as “Highly Regarded” in the field of M&A.

In the Legal 500 2019 ranking, MFW Fiałek were awarded in the field of Commercial, Corporate and M&A practice.

In the Legal 500 2018 ranking, MFW Fiałek were awarded in the field of Commercial, Corporate and M&A practice.

In the Legal 500 2017 ranking, MFW Fiałek were awarded in the field of Commercial, Corporate and M&A practice.

In the Legal 500 2016 ranking, MFW Fiałek were awarded in the field of Commercial, Corporate and M&A practice.

In the Chambers Europe 2022 ranking, Partner Mirosław Fiałek was awarded in the Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market category in Band 3.

Mirosław Fiałek has joined the ranking ‘after showcasing extensive activity and market recognition at the mid-market level’. In addition, he has been recognized as an expert in handling acquisitions and restructuring.

In the Chambers Europe 2012 ranking, Partner Mirosław Fiałek was distinguished as “Up and Coming” in the area of Private Equity practice and was identified as “a lawyer valued both for his particular attention to detail and the ability to see the full picture of the situation” and as “one of the most promising lawyers in the field of private equity in Poland.”

The Private Equity practice, led by Partner Miroslaw Fiałek, is a finalist in the “legal advisor” category of the PSIK Awards competition, organised by the Polish Private Equity and Venture Capital Association. The law firm is among the five law firms in Poland that were nominated.

The Private Equity practice, led by Partner Miroslaw Fiałek, was a finalist in the “legal advisor” category of the PSIK Awards competition, organised by the Polish Private Equity and Venture Capital Association. The law firm was among the four law firms in Poland that were nominated.

In 2019, the Partner Mirosław Fiałek was classified as one of the most active lawyers in the field of M&A practice in the entire CEE region.

In 2018, MFW Fiałek were recognised as the best boutique law firm of the year, receiving an award at the CEE Mergers and Acquisitions Awards 2018.

  • 2022
  • 2021
  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2022
  • 2012
  • 2022
  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018