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Maravela & Asociatii and Schoenherr Advise on Romanian Petfood Producer Sale

Maravela & Asociatii and Schoenherr Advise on Romanian Petfood Producer Sale

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Maravela & Asociatii has assisted a majority shareholder of Romanian petfood producer Nordic Petfood, on the sale of the entire business to United Petfood. Schoenherr advised United Petfood on the acquisition.

The share purchase agreement was signed in mid-August.

Nordic Petfood is a Romanian producer and supplier of private labels for modern and specialized retail partners in Romania, with over 40,000 tons of dry food for cats and dogs produced and delivered annually.

Belgian group United Petfood, a family business, began operations in 1994. It operates eight factories in Belgium, France, the Netherlands, Spain, and Poland, and it sells in over 40 countries across Europe, as well as in China, Japan, and the US.

The Maravela & Asociatii team consisted of Founding Partners Alina Popescu and Gelu Maravela and Partners Dana Radulescu and Razvan Pele.

The Schoenherr team was led by Partner Monica Cojocaru.

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Țuca Zbârcea & Asociații is a full-service independent law firm, employing cross-disciplinary teams of lawyers, insolvency practitioners, tax consultants, IP counsellors, economists and staff members. It also operates a secondary law office in Cluj-Napoca (Romania), and has a ‘best-friend’ agreement with a leading law firm in the Republic of Moldova. In addition, thanks to the firm’s dedicated Foreign Desks, the team provides the full range of services to international investors seeking to gain a foothold or expand their existing operations in Romania. Since 2019, the firm and its tax arm are collaborating with Andersen Global in Romania.

Țuca Zbârcea & Asociaţii is providing legal services in every aspect of business, covering all major areas of practice: corporate and M&A; litigation and international arbitration; corporate tax; public procurement; TMT; employment; insurance; banking and finance; capital markets; competition; healthcare and pharmaceutical; energy and natural resources; environmental; intellectual property; real estate; regulatory legal services.

Țuca Zbârcea & Asociaţii is a First-Tier law firm in all international legal directories and a multiple award-winning law firm both locally and internationally. It received the CEE Deal of the Year Award (DOTY Awards 2021) and the Law Firm of the Year Award: Romania (IFLR Europe Awards 2021). 

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