Innova Capital’s Acquisition Of Drukarnia Embe Press S. Bezdek M. Mamczarz And Chemes M. Szperlinski


Greenberg Traurig represented private equity fund Innova/6 in the acquisition of two companies: Drukarnia Embe Press S. Bezdek M. Mamczarz sp. z o.o. (“Embe Press”) and „CHEMES M. SZPERLIŃSKI” sp. z o.o. (“CheMes”).

Innova Capital is a leading mid-market private equity firm in Central Europe. Founded in 1994, Innova created the first major CEE fund comprising entirely private capital. Since then, Innova has invested almost EUR 860 million, in almost 50 companies, across 10 countries in the region.

Embe Press specializes in a wide range of print services using flexography and offset printing technologies and offers its services to various sectors including the food and beverage sector in Poland and abroad.

CheMeS is a leading printing company specializing in self-adhesive and heat-shrink label production. Long-term customers of CheMes vary from renowned public companies to mid-size entities from Europe active within the FMCG sector in cosmetics, personal hygiene, food and logistics.

The Greenberg Traurig Team was supervised by Managing Partner Jaroslaw Grzesiak (Picture) and led by Partner Pawel Piotrowski. Senior Associate Agata Wisniewska was responsible for the corporate/M&A aspects of the acquisition of Embe Press and CheMes as well as the structuring of the new capital group. Senior Associate Mateusz Koronkiewiczand Associate Katarzyna Goljan, under the supervision of Partner Andrzej Wysokinski and Partner Aleksander Janiszewski, were responsible for legal advice related to the financing of the transactions. Senior Associate Radoslaw Pawluk and Associate Agnieszka Stopinska advised on control of concentration issues and proceedings before the President of the Polish Antimonopoly Authority.

Involved fees earner: Katarzyna Goljan – Greenberg Traurig; Jarosław Grzesiak – Greenberg Traurig; Aleksander Janiszewski – Greenberg Traurig; Mateusz Koronkiewicz – Greenberg Traurig; Radosław Pawluk – Greenberg Traurig; Pawel Piotrowski – Greenberg Traurig; Agnieszka Stopińska – Greenberg Traurig; Agata Wiśniewska – Greenberg Traurig; Andrzej Wysokinski – Greenberg Traurig;

Law Firms: Greenberg Traurig;

Clients: Innova Capital;