Marcin Chylinski is an attorney-at-law admitted to practice in Poland, a partner in the corporate department of Rymarz Zdort and the head of the equity capital markets practice.
He graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw in 1998 and qualified as an attorney-at-law in 2002. He is a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar honours graduate of Columbia Law School in New York, where he obtained an LL.M. in 2006. He has been with Rymarz Zdort, formerly known as Weil, Gotshal & Manges – Pawel Rymarz sp.k., for more than two decades.
Marcin specialises in complex, high-profile public and private equity offerings and M&A transactions (including tender offers for the sale of shares), as well as in general corporate practice, including advising on corporate governance matters. He has extensive experience in advising and leading international teams of lawyers providing advisory services to companies, financial institutions, selling shareholders, private equity firms, acquirers and underwriters on numerous international and domestic initial and secondary public and private equity offerings, as well as on M&A transactions.
For many years Marcin Chylinski has been recognised by international legal rankings such as Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500, IFLR1000, PLC Which Lawyer? and Expert Guides, as well as by a local legal ranking of a leading Polish daily, Rzeczpospolita, as one of the leading lawyers in Poland for equity capital markets, corporate law and M&A.
The prestigious legal ranking publication Chambers & Partners has since 2011 ranked Marcin in Band 1 for equity capital markets in Poland. According to recent reports, Marcin Chylinski is a long-standing market leader in ECM, reputed for his experience in IPOs, rights issues and equity-linked transactions. A client values him for “marrying experience with common sense and giving good advice without overcomplicating or simplifying issues.” He is lauded as an “excellent and very active lawyer.” “Marcin has a wealth of experience and a very good supervision strategy. He knows how to conduct a transaction and spot the key elements,” clients report.
Another prestigious legal ranking publication, The Legal 500, has since 2016 ranked Marcin as a “Leading Individual” for capital markets and has recommended him for M&A. In the 2016 and 2017 editions of IFLR1000, he was ranked as a “Leading Lawyer”, and since 2018 he has been named a “Market Leader” for capital markets.
Marcin Chylinski has been ranked as one of Poland’s best lawyers for stock exchange debuts, capital markets and securities in several editions of the legal ranking prepared by a leading Polish daily, Rzeczpospolita.