Joanna Keska is an associate in Goodwin’s Private Equity group. She specialises in advising private equity funds and corporate clients on cross-border M&A transactions and has worked across a range of sectors including consumer goods & retail, infrastructure investments, technology and healthcare. Ms. Keska joined Goodwin in 2018.

Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Keska was an associate in the London and Warsaw offices of Clifford Chance LLP.

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Ms. Keska’s experience includes advising:

  • Goldman Sachs Infrastructure Partners on its disposal of a minority stake in Redexis Gas to Universities Supernnuation Scheme and ATP*;
  • Clayton Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) on the acquisition of BUT (French furniture retailer) in partnership with an Austrian furniture retailer XXXL Lutz*;
  • Clayton Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) on its acquisition of the Motor Fuel Group from Patron Capital*;
  • EQT on the sale of Vertu Corporation Limited*;
  • Baupost on its acquisition of a 50% stake in Bakkavor Group*;
  • Helios Investment Partners and GBfoods on the acquisition of assets from different African companies to create one of Africa’s largest fast moving consumer goods groups*;
  • Kimberly-Clark on the sale of Kimberly-Clark Sp. z o.o. to a Polish-based MBO fund, Avallon*;
  • Shell Polska on the acquisition of Neste Polska.*

* Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.

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Masters in Law, 2010
University of Warsaw


Diploma in English and European Law, 2010
British Law Centre

(University of Warsaw and University of Cambridge)

Exchange Programme, 2009
University of Aarhus and Aarhus School of Business



England and Wales (Reg. European Lawyer)
Advocate in Poland (Warsaw Bar of Advocates)
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