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Adrian Krajewski

Exclusive: Alibaba, eBay, CVC bid for Polish auction site Allegro - sources

Jul 27 2016

WARSAW Chinese e-commerce group Alibaba , U.S. online retailer eBay Inc , and private equity firm CVC Capital Partners are among the bidders for Eastern Europe's No.1 auction website Allegro from South Africa's Naspers , sources said.

Spain's Santander to join race for Raiffeisen's Polish arm -sources

Jul 11 2016

WARSAW, July 11 Spain's largest lender Banco Santander will look into the pending sale of Austrian Raiffeisen's Polish arm, raising the number of potential bidders to five, two market sources told Reuters.

France's BNP joins race for Raiffeisen Polish arm: sources

Jul 08 2016

WARSAW BNP Paribas , France's largest listed bank, joined Polish state-run lenders PKO BP , Alior and Dutch ING in the race for Raiffeisen's Polish business, three sources said.

Poland rushes through changes to key court law before NATO summit

Jul 07 2016

WARSAW Poland's government rushed an amended version of its constitutional court reforms through parliament on Thursday, apparently in an effort to reassure its Western allies over the issue hours before a NATO summit opens in Warsaw.

Poland to rule on pension fund future on Monday: sources

Jul 03 2016

WARSAW Poland's government will on Monday announce its plans for the country's pension system and privately held pension funds, two sources told Reuters, with companies and markets fearing a seizure of assets to plug holes in the state budget.

Liberty Global sees no Brexit fallout on Vodafone deal

Jun 28 2016

WARSAW Liberty Global , the world's largest cable operator, does not expect Brexit to derail its Dutch joint venture with Vodafone and is keeping an eye out for more takeovers in Europe, its chief executive said on Tuesday.

Liberty Global in talks to buy Polish cable operator Multimedia

Jun 10 2016

WARSAW Liberty Global , the owner of Poland's largest cable operator UPC, is in talks to buy UPC's local rival Multimedia to create a business covering half of the Polish cable market, three market sources told Reuters on Friday.

Poland wants KfW-like state fund to spur growth with easier financing

Jun 02 2016

WARSAW Polish state fund PFR sees German peer KfW [KFW.UL] as a role model for how to coordinate state financial support and plans bond issues in 2017 to finance its needs, its chief executive said at the Reuters Eastern Europe Investment Summit.

Polish banks offer to bear $683 mln in new FX-loan plan - report

May 30 2016

WARSAW, May 30 Poland's banks have put forward a plan to tackle the country's Swiss franc mortgage problem that would cost them less than 5 percent of the solution proposed by President Andrzej Duda, the Puis Biznesu newspaper reported on Monday.

Lewandowski has score to settle on biggest stage in Euro 2016

May 24 2016

WARSAW Poland's Robert Lewandowski has chalked up so many big-game landmarks during his club career that the 27-year-old seems overdue a major tournament performance with his country.

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