Meridiam and Urbaser’s Public-Private Partnership Project in Olsztyn

Linklaters advised Dobra Energia dla Olsztyna sp. z o.o. on the deal.

Dobra Energia dla Olsztyna sp. z o.o., and its sponsors Meridiam and Urbaser, executed a public-private partnership project aimed at ensuring the management of the combustible fraction of municipal waste from the Warminsko-Mazurskie Voivodeship together with the recovery of energy in high-efficiency cogeneration, to be used both in the Olsztyn district heating network and to be sold to the grid.

Meridiam is a global investor and asset manager based in Paris specialized in developing, financing and managing long-term public infrastructure projects.

Urbaser SA provides recycling services. The Company focuses on street cleaning, waste removal and transportation, and water management services.

The Linklaters team was led by head of the Warsaw Energy and Infrastructure practice Patryk Figiel (Picture), and also included Natalia Mikolajczyk (managing associate), Tomasz Pleskot (senior associate) andMichal Maruszak (associate), as well as the Banking and Finance team featuring Marta Domino (managing associate), Jarek Miller (partner), Maciej Checinski (associate) and Michal de Bialynia Woycikiewicz (junior associate). Advisory support was also provided by Wojciech Podlasin (managing associate, Competition/Antitrust practice), Joanna Koterbska (associate, Competition/Antitrust practice), Lukasz Burakowski (senior associate, Corporate/M&A practice) and Szymon Sieniewicz (associate, TMT/IP practice).

Involved fees earner: Łukasz Burakowski – Linklaters; Maciej Chęciński – Linklaters; Michał de Białynia Woycikiewicz – Linklaters; Marta Domino – Linklaters; Patryk Figiel – Linklaters; Joanna Koterbska – Linklaters; Michał Maruszak – Linklaters; Natalia Mikołajczyk – Linklaters; Jarek Miller – Linklaters; Tomasz Pleskot – Linklaters; Wojciech Podlasin – Linklaters; Szymon Sieniewicz – Linklaters;

Law Firms: Linklaters;

Clients: Dobra Energia dla Olsztyna Sp. z o.o.; Meridiam SAS; Urbaser S.A.U.;