Stratulat Albulescu has announced the arrival of three new Partners: Leontin Trifa, Otilia Petrescu, and Ioana Bratu.
Milan Lomic is the General Counsel Adria & Balkan at L’Oreal, a company that he joined in October 2012. Prior to that he worked for Metro Cash & Carry as a Legal Advisor and Antitrust Officer. He has also worked as a Legal Advisor at Unicredit Bank Serbia and as an Assistant to the Judge at the Fifth Municipal Court in Belgrade.
Schoenherr is reporting that, on September 30, 2016, Michael Lagler was elected as the new Managing Partner at the firm, where he will take over from Christoph Lindinger, who has led the Central and Eastern European law firm for the past 16 years. Lagler's term will begin at the start of the firm’s next fiscal year, on February 1, 2017.
The Bucharest office of Schoenherr is reporting that it is assisting the BraasMonier group in acquiring the Elpreco concrete tile plant in the southern Romanian city of Craiova from the CRH group. D&B David and Baias advised the sellers on the transaction, which is valued at RON 33 million (approximately EUR 8 million).
RTPR Allen & Overy has advised the private equity fund South Eastern European Fund on the sale of Total Soft S.A. to Turkish company Logo Yazilim, which is owned by the private equity fund Mediterra Capital Partners. Logo Yazilin was advised by Kolcuoglu Demirkan Kocakli in Turkey and Lina & Guia Eversheds in Romania on the deal.
BPV Grigorescu Stefanica is reporting that it advised the Latvian financial group 4Finance on its acquisition of the financial group TBIF Financial Services from Kardan Financial Services NV. The deal was coordinated globally for 4 Finance by the Moscow office of Akin Gump, with Ickovics Neustadter Clark Sabag & Co. (INCS) advising Kardan NV on the transaction, which closed on August 11, 2016, with various post-closing steps and procedures still pending.
Hengeler Mueller was lead counsel to the Chicago-based Filtration Group on its acquisition of the industrial filtration business of the MAHLE Group with Wolf Theiss advising on Polish, Romanian, Hungarian, Austrian, and Czech law aspects of the transaction. Slaughter & May advised in the UK, Paul Hastings in United States, Fangda in China, Bredin Prat in France, and Mori Hamada in Japan.