DLA Piper and Linklaters take roles on Banco Santander's Polish bank buyout
DLA Piper and Linklaters have lined up on Banco Santander's €2.9bn (£2.4bn) acquisition of a majority stake in Bank Zachodni WBK (BZWBK) from Allied Irish Banks (AIB). The acquisition sees DLA Piper advise Banco Santander as it acquires 70.36% of the Polish bank. The team includes City corporate partners Jon Hayes and Polly Owen, Warsaw corporate partner Patryk Laskorzynski and Madrid finance partner Javier Santos. Hayes said: "This is a high-profile transaction for both parties. In the last few years we have done an increasing number of M&A deals globally and see this line of work continuing to grow in emerging markets."
DLA Piper and Linklaters have lined up on Banco Santander’s €2.9bn (£2.4bn) acquisition of a majority stake in Bank Zachodni WBK (BZWBK) from Allied Irish Banks (AIB).
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