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Time Warner and Rupert Murdoch`s 21st Century Fox have emerged as prospective buyers of TVN. (Ewa Bonecka is one of TVN`s soap-opera stars.)

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SEGRO with a new Finance Director
SEGRO, a leading owner and asset manager of modern warehouse and light industrial properties in Europe, is pleased to welcome a new employee. In September 2014, Katarzyna Steiner joined SEGRO’s team as a Finance Director for Central Europe.

Staying on the Growth Path through Savings Key for Poland’s Future, says the World Bank
Growth boosted by increased household and public savings can help the Polish economy stay on a path of sustained long-term economic development, says a new World Bank report, Poland Country Economic Memorandum (CEM): Saving for Growth and Prosperous Aging. Recent economic trends in advanced and emerging economies point to a lukewarm growth outlook. Against the backdrop of rapidly aging populations and slowing productivity growth, Poland too wrestles with the challenge of revisiting its growth model.

Winners awarded in 17 categories at 2nd annual FDI Poland Investor Awards
At the FDI Awards Gala on 16 October in Warsaw, 17 companies were distinguished for their leadership and direct investment in Poland.

Poland in trouble over car disposal
The European Commission is taking Poland to court over failings in end-of-life vehicles legislation.

Panattoni Europe to extend Pilkington factory
Panattoni Europe, Poland's leader in the industrial property market, continues its cooperation with Pilkington Automotive Poland Sp. z o.o. This time, the developer will be responsible for building a production hall with approx. 10,530 sqm of space, at the same site as the existing factory. The investment will be located in Chmielów, at the Tarnobrzeg Special Economic Zone EURO-PARK WISŁOSAN.
EPSP production facility in Gliwice to enjoy SEZ privileges
In 2015 European Packaging Solutions Poland will begin to manufacture packaging products in its first production facility in Poland which will be located in Gliwice. EPSP will also take advantage of state aid and government incentives resulting from the permit which was granted to them to operate in a Special Economic Zone (SEZ).

Vivendi rethink on Polish TV investment sparks sale speculation
American media giants have been touted as potential buyers for Polish broadcaster TVN after France's Vivendi and Poland-based holding company ITI signalled that they could sell their joint 51 per cent stake.

Poland CB: Companies Expect Business Deterioration In Q4
Poland's companies expect deterioration in business conditions in the final three months of the years, as they expect the Russia-Ukraine crisis to hurt demand, the National Bank of Poland said in a report on Thursday.

PM announces Governor General’s visit to Poland, Netherlands and Belgium
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will travel to Poland, the Netherlands and Belgium from October 22 to 29, 2014.

Grzegorz Schetyna: Poland should be involved in negotiations on Ukraine
The Polish foreign minister insists that his country should be involved in talks over Ukraine.

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10 questions for foreign investor
  • Joanna Bensz - CH2M HILL

    Joanna Bensz nową country manager CH2M HILL w Polsce.

    Joanna Bensz, the new Country Manager of CH2M HILL Interview

    How much investment are you making in Poland (now and planned over the next few years)? Do you have financing partners?
    What are the primary sources of your revenues?
    Tell us about your hiring plans: how many people do you plan to employ now and how will that change over the next 2-3 years. What are your office space needs or expansion plans, or other real estate requirements?
    ... read more

Advisory
  • Corporate Risk

    Preston Smith - CEE Consulting Group Sp. z o.o.

    Preston Smith Grab the bull by the horns - and stop the scam
    Last month we talked about how hard scammers worked—about how scammers literally live their “work” and “work” to live. Yes, it’s hard to compete with that, but based on what we see on a daily basis, literally, here are a few tips.
  • Political Advisory/Lobbying

    Marek Matraszek - CEC Government Relations

    Marek Matraszek THE EWA KOPACZ GOVERNMENT
    Kopacz will now guide Poland until parliamentary elections in late 2015. To ensure stability, she will now have to stamp her authority on her own Cabinet – which may not be an easy task.
  • Tax

    Steven Foster - Process Solutions, www.ps-bpo.com

    Steven Foster Walking a thin line on thin capitalisation
    Public outcry over tax avoidance by major corporations in the UK has been a recurring theme for decades. Successive governments have promised to clamp down year after year, but they are about as effective as headless chickens with their irrational fixation on trying to develop a general anti-avoidance rule.
  • Political Advisory/Lobbying

    Hamish Potts - Knight Frank

    Hamish Potts Tenant Rep in Poland - Edition #1
    This column will aim to provide useful, hopefully insightful and possibly even up-to-the-minute advice to anyone responsible for the property side of their business, from a one-man operation to the Global Director of Real Estate for a 'Mega Corporation' and his minions.

 

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