PNSA has advised ORESA on its sale of Romanian precast concrete producer Somaco toa global construction materials company LafargeHolcim. Filip & Co advised the buyers on the deal, which remains subject to regulatory approvals and is expected to close near the end of the year.
Filip & Company has advised LafargeHolcim on its acquisition of the Somaco Group from Oresa Ventures in Romania. Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii advised Oresa on the sale, which remains subject to regulatory approvals and competition clearance in Romania and is expected to close in the fall of 2019.
PeliPartners has advised AFI Europe on its agreement to acquire 75% in the development of the old Casa Radio building in downtown Bucharest from a company controlled by Plaza Centers NV. Firon Bar-Nir advised Plaza Centers on the deal.
CMS has advised Polish private equity firm Innova Capital on its acquisition of Romania's Optical Network. Popovici Nitu Stoica & Associati advised the Optical Network.
RTPR Allen & Overy has advised ING Tech, a global software development hub of the ING Group, on the lease of 13,000 square meters of office space in the Dacia One building in Bucharest from the Atenor Group for its new headquarters. The Albota law firm advised the Atenor Group on the deal.
Reff & Associates, the law firm representing Deloitte Legal in Romania, has promoted litigation specialist Cristi Secrieru to Partner.
Boyanov & Co in Bulgaria, NNDKP in Romania, and the Polenak Law Firm in North Macedonia have advised Norway's LINK Mobility Group on its June 29, 2019 acquisition of all five of Allterco's telecommunications subsidiaries in Bulgaria, Romania, and North Macedonia. Bulgaria's Forlexa law firm reportedly advised Allterco on the deal.
Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii has advised RI-GD Investments DAC on the accession of two Romanian subsidiaries of an Irish agribusiness group to a EUR 30 million financing.
Kinstellar has advised British steel-maker Liberty Steel on Romanian and Czech law aspects of its EUR 740 million acquisition of ArcelorMittal's European assets.
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen has assisted CTP with a EUR 40 million acquisition of the A1 Bucharest Park logistics park from the Vabeld Group. Moroianu & Asociatii reportedly advised Vabeld on the sale.
MPR Partners | Maravela, Popescu & Roman has been retained to provide legal assistance to Air France and KLM in Romania.
Manuela Guia, Partner with D&B David si Baias, the law firm connected with PWC in Romania, has left the Big 4-affiliated firm to set up a new firm with lawyers Bianca Naghi and Octavian Adam: GNP Guia Naghi and Partners.
Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii has successfully persuaded the Bucharest Court of Appeal to suspend an order of Romania's President of the National Authority for Consumer Protection sanctioning Vodafone Romania.
Members of the BPV Legal in Romania, Hungary, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia have provided local counsel in those jurisdictions to Dutch property managers MVGM on its takeover of the property management division of the Jones Lang LaSalle Group in Continental Europe. The Hague office of the Dutch law firm Barents Krans acted as lead counsel to MVGM, and Watson, Farley & Williams was lead counsel to JLL, working with local counsel from Schoenherr in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, and Romania.
Linklaters and Bulboaca & Asociatii have advised the Export-Import Bank of Romania on its purchase of a 99.28% stake in Banca Romaneasca from the National Bank of Greece. Filip & Company assisted the National Bank of Greece.
RTPR Allen & Overy and Schoenherr Romania have successfully represented Romanian electrical company Societatea Energetica Electrica S.A. in a EUR 800 million dispute against the Romanian Management Company for Ownership in Energy.
CEE Attorneys Boanta, Gidei si Asociatii has advised investment fund V7 Capital on financing provided to Confida.
Romania's MPR Partners and the De Breij law firm in Amsterdam have advised Dutch company Nederlandse MKB Participatiemaatschappij on its acquisition of BusyMachines BV, a Dutch-Romanian software developer, which closed at the end of April 2019.