Arkadiusz Pedzich

Arkadiusz Pedzich

Partner

Arkadiusz is Managing Partner of Central Eastern Europe (CEE) and Poland and has 30 years of professional experience working on complex debt-raising structures involving loan financing, bond offerings and derivatives transactions.
He has a wealth of experience advising financiers and borrowers and particular expertise in the areas of real estate finance, export finance, leveraged finance, asset finance and project finance. He has worked on numerous financial out-of-court restructurings involving various debt layers.

Experience

Representative matters

Credit Agricole and PKO Bank Polski on the restructuring of financing granted to Remontowa Shipbuilding for the construction of two Platform Supply Vessels, among others.

A group of financial institutions on a PLN1.42bn credit facility for Tele-Fonika Kable to finance the acquisition of shares in JDR Cable Systems (Holdings) Limited and to repay existing indebtedness.

A consortium of banks on the restructuring of financial indebtedness and financing of Gdańska Stocznia "Remontowa" im. J. Piłsudskiego (Gdańsk Shipyard).

Aareal Bank on subsequent EUR650m and EUR633.5m refinancings of the Metro Portfolio consisting of 28 shopping malls across Poland.

The lenders on financing for the acquisition of shares in Telemond Holding, one of the most esteemed providers of steel structure services in Europe, and refinancing of the group’s existing indebtedness.

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

  • Warsaw Legal Advisors' Bar
Recognition
Arkadiusz Pędzich is Allen & Overy's highly regarded managing partner. He is highly experienced in advising banks on consortium and other types of financing, including real estate financing.
Chambers Global, 2024
Arkadiusz Pędzich is a legend.
Chambers Europe, 2023

Awards

  • Eminent Practitioner, Chambers Global, 2024 (Banking and Finance)
  • Hall of Fame, Legal 500, 2023 (Banking and Finance)
  • Band 1 Banking & Finance Lawyer in Poland, Chambers Global, 2023, Chambers Europe, 2023
  • Market leader in Poland in Banking & Finance, Project Finance and Real Estate Finance areas, IFLR1000 2023

Qualifications

Admissions

Warsaw Bar Association of Attorneys-at-Law, 1997 (Attorney-at-law)

Academic

MA, Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw, 1993

Languages

English, Polish
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Disclaimer
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.