Press release

7 Oct 2020

EY Poland advised Abris Capital Partners in the acquisition process of Apaczka (R2G sp. z o.o.) - CEE leader in automation-driven online shipment platform

EY acted as the financial and tax advisor to Abris Capital Partners providing extensive transaction advisory.

EY acted as the financial and tax advisor to Abris Capital Partners providing extensive transaction advisory. A group of several EY’s professionals led by Arkadiusz Strasz and Mikołaj Bokowy were engaged and focused on supporting Abris Capital Partners in the successful finalization of this transaction.

The EY team that advised on the transaction process comprised:

Financial advisory: Arkadiusz Strasz, Mateusz Greczkowski

Tax advisory: Mikołaj Bokowy, Mateusz Szczepański

Abris Capital Partners is a leading independent private equity fund manager focused on mid-market opportunities in the major countries of Central & Eastern Europe.

Apaczka is the leading independent shipment platform in Poland, with opportunities to expand in CEE and Western Europe. Apaczka is a provider of an automation-driven platform to e-commerce shops and SME/SOHO customers, aimed to reduce the complexity of shipping logistics and to enable payment through a streamlined interface. The net sales of the company were approximately PLN 135 million in the fiscal year 2019. The company employs about 70 people, who are located in Poland.

The acquisition will result in Abris acquiring a majority stake from 21 Concordia and founders of Apaczka.

About EY

EY is a leading global professional services firm in assurance, tax, strategy and transaction and consulting services. Worldwide, over 270,000 best professionals operating from more than 700 EY member firms based in more than 150 countries share EY values and commitment to deliver exceptional client service. Our mission is “Building A Better Working World”, as a better working world is a better working economy, society and ourselves. 

EY in Poland has about 4,000 professionals operating from 7 offices across Poland – Warsaw, Gdańsk, Katowice, Kraków, Łódź, Poznań, Wrocław and EY SSC. EY Poland has been announced the “Best and Most Successful Tax Advisory Services Firm” several times in the business media rankings, and has also topped the “Best Accounting Firm” lists.

Since 2003 EY Poland has been running the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Poland programme, with the country winners representing Poland to vie for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year title in the finals held annually in Monte Carlo.

EY is also one of the best employers in Poland. The firm has been honoured with Uniwersum’s “Best Employer” title and the “Most Desirable Employer” in the “Employer Of The Year®” ranking by AIESEC. EY has also received the “Great Place to Work” awards in the category of firms with more than 500 employees.