B2RLaw (legacy JS Legal) advises PKO Bank Polski on landmark investment in Autenti20/01/2020
B2RLaw (legacy JS Legal) advised PKO BP (PKO VC – FIZAN) on a joint PLN 17 million follow-on financing round in Autenti Sp. z o.o., involving three banks – PKO BP, Alior Bank and BNP Paribas and two Venture Capital funds – Innovation Nest VC and Black Pearls VC.
Autenti is a Polish company established in 2014 that offers e-signature solutions enabling online signing of documents and designing internal document workflow. Since its market debut, Autenti has obtained over 250 business clients and sent documents to be e-signed by almost 95 thousand Poles.
Alior Bank was advised by Kondracki Celej and BNP Paribas by SPCG Studnicki Płeszka Ćwiąkalski Górski.
“This transaction is a unique project on the Polish Venture Capital scene, being the result of co-operation between three banks investing in an innovative company providing technology that facilitates signing documents via the Internet. We are extremely pleased to have advised on a transaction that may further the digitisation and execution of paperless contracts. This financing round is an opportunity for Autenti to become a European market leader in its field”, points out Rafał T. Stroiński, Senior Partner at B2RLaw.