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Marta Wysocka-Antonsen
Spokesperson
Corporate Communications Director


Mobile: +48 660 720 282
m.wysocka@kulczykinvestments.com


Kulczyk Holding
part of Kulczyk Investments
ul. Krucza 24/26
00-526 Warszawa

Key facts

About Kulczyk Investments SA

Since 1991, the Group has played an active role in the transformation of the Polish economy. Kulczyk Investments is the only company of Polish origin to act globally. We are a long-term investor focused on transactions where we can add value through our local knowledge and relationships as well as our international expertise in transforming economies and access to our own capital. The company’s chosen strategic industries include energy, infrastructure, chemical industry and mineral resources.

Kulczyk Investments is headquartered in Luxembourg.

 

Business objectives

Our objective is to generate outstanding returns by adding value to each of the business ventures we undertake.

 

Business strategy

We focus on high growth assets and sectors in markets around the world. Our chosen strategic industries are energy, chemical industry, infrastructure and mineral resources.
We transform our group companies into leaders of their markets and sectors.

 

Board of Directors

  • Sebastian Kulczyk – Chief Executive Officer
  • Mariusz Nowak – Board Member / Chief Financial Officer
  • Łukasz Rędziniak - General Counsel / Board Member
  • Jarosław Sroka - Board Member, Kulczyk Holding

Supervisory Board

  • Jan Kulczyk, Ph.D. - Chairman
  • Dominika Kulczyk
  • Professor Waldemar Frąckowiak
  • Karl Schleinzer, Ph.D
  • Stefan Krieglstein
  • Tomasz Piotr Mikołajczak

Sectors and investments

Energy. KI has been creating Poland’s first energy group operating internationally. A vertically integrated group of companies operating under a common brand Polenergia in the field of energy generation from conventional and unconventional sources, as well as energy trading and distribution. Polenergia is one of the key assets in the Kulczyk Investments portfolio as an operational centre, know-how base and a platform to carry out innovative energy projects in Poland and the region.

Chemical Industry. Kulczyk Investments, through its subsidiary KI Chemistry, is a majority shareholder in Ciech SA, Europe’s leading chemical group that counts itself among the 50 largest business organizations in Poland. As the strategic investor in Ciech, Kulczyk Investments assumes the adoption of a long-term restructuring and development plan based on Kulczyk’s own competence, international presence and access to capital essential for further expansion of Ciech. The Kulczyk Group has been present in the chemistry market for a decade. In 2003-2011, Kulczyk Investments, through its subsidiary Kulczyk Holding, was the owner of POCH, a chemical plant located in Gliwice.

Infrastructure. Kulczyk Investments carries out strategic road infrastructure projects in Poland through its subsidiaries Autostrada Wielkopolska, Autostrada Wielkopolska II. On 1st December 2012, six months earlier than scheduled, the A2 motorway section to the Polish border with German was opened. It has been the largest concession based investment project in Poland carried out in public-private partnership, as well as the largest environmental project. The amount invested to construct both sections of the motorway exceeded PLN 9 billion. Since 2005, Kulczyk Investments is the majority shareholder in PEKAES, a logistics operator listed at the Warsaw Stock Exchange.

Mineral resources. Kulczyk Investments has been a long-term investor in mineral resources exploration and production, mainly oil, natural gas, iron ore and coal. A group of companies has carried out over 100 projects in 30 countries on 4 continents on the total concession area of 260 thousand square kilometres. The company’s portfolio includes: Neconde Energy Limited, Serinus Energy, San Leon Energy, Loon Energy Corporation, Strata Limited and Centar Plc.


Brewing. The Kulczyk group has been present in this sector for nearly 19 years. The investment in Lech Browary Wielkopolski and the effective cooperation with SABMiller resulted in the creation of Kompania Piwowarska, one of the most advanced brewing companies in the world and the largest in Poland, with a current domestic market share of 42.6.  In 2009, Kulczyk Investments became one of SABMiller larger shareholders and started a new, global phase of cooperation with this world’s second beer producer. The value of the transaction amounted to USD 1.11 billion.