Coman Mindru Popescu Attorneys at Law has successfully represented construction company Ave Tebia SRL before Constanta County Court in a matter regarding the opening of the general insolvency procedure for the company.
Clifford Chance has advised Waterland Private Equity portfolio company United Petfood on its acquisition of Cargill's production facilities in Krzepice, Poland, and Karcag, Hungary. Lakatos Koves and Partners reportedly advised the buyer as well.
Schoenherr has advised the MET Group on its full acquisition of a solar photovoltaic project in Southern Romania currently in the late planning stages.
Dentons has advised Italian footwear manufacturer MGM on its acquisition of the Rekord Group in Romania. Italy's Advant Nctm reportedly advised Clessidra Capital Credit and co-investors SIP, Smart Capital, and Brixia Finanziaria on supporting the acquisition.
On November 30, 2022, the BLS-CEE Law Firm announced that Wirtualna Polska’s acquisition of the Szallas Group from Portfolion Capital Partners and private individuals (reported by CEE Legal Matters on September 16, 2022) had closed.
On November 10, four Banking & Finance experts from Croatia, Hungary, Romania, and Serbia sat down for a virtual round table moderated by CEE Legal Matters Managing Editor Radu Cotarcea to discuss banking consolidation, financing availability, the effects of high interest rates, bank capitalization, green financing, the specter of loan restructuring, and the other challenges the sector is facing.
Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii has advised Smithfield Group subsidiary Elit on its acquisition of Goodies Meat Production. PwC Legal Romanian affiliate D&B David si Baias advised the sellers.
Schoenherr has advised CA Immobilien Anlagen Aktiengesellschaft on the sale of a Bucharest seven-office-building portfolio to Paval Holding. KPMG Legal Toncescu si Asociatii advised Paval Holding.
Wolf Theiss has advised the founders of Fortech on its sale to Global Logic. Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii reportedly advised Global Logic.
Stratulat Albulescu has advised Reorg on its acquisition of FinDox. O'Melveny & Myers reportedly advised FinDox.
Factoring volumes in Romania have seen a marked increase over the last year, up to EUR 3.68bln in the first half of 2022, according to public sources. While part of this 31.6 % year-on-year surge was driven by inflation rates, local businesses do appear to show a growing appetite for this type of financing product.
Starting in February 2023, Partner Alexander Popp will take over as Managing Partner, with Partner Gudrun Stangl continuing in the COO position. Rounding out the Schoenherr Steering Committee are Partners Matei Florea, Thomas Kulnigg, and Franz Urlesberger.