Rymarz Zdort advised the American growth equity fund TCV on a sale of shares in the public offering of Grupa Pracuj S.A. (“Grupa Pracuj“).
Based on the final offer price, the market capitalisation of Grupa Pracuj amounted to PLN 5 billion (EUR 1.1 billion). The offering involved the sale of 15,134,278 existing shares, including 10,909,512 shares (16% of the share capital) offered by TCV, and generated gross proceeds of PLN 1,120 million (EUR 243 million).
The offering was conducted in accordance with U.S. Rule 144A and was directed at retail investors and institutional investors in Poland. The shares in Grupa Pracuj were also offered to select foreign institutional investors (within and outside of the United States).
Citigroup, Goldman Sachs Bank Europe SE and Trigon Dom Maklerski S.A. acted as joint global coordinators, Numis Securities Limited as joint bookrunner and mBank S.A. as co-manager.
Grupa Pracuj is a leading technology platform in the HR industry in Central and Eastern Europe. Grupa Pracuj supports companies in the recruitment, retention and development of employees. Grupa Pracuj also makes it easy for users of its websites to find suitable employment, enabling them to use their full potential, and creates world-class technologies that shape the future of the HR market.
TCV is one of the largest growth equity firms and has invested over USD 16 billion in public and private technology companies since inception. For more than 26 years, TCV has been partnering with growth-stage technology companies, helping them with entering new markets, developing teams, managing acquisitions and preparing for IPOs.
The transaction was handled by managing partner Paweł Rymarz and partner Jacek Zawadzki, who were supported by associate Monika Michałowska.