Over the last 20 years we have been entrusted by multinational companies, financial institutions and entrepreneurs with their most significant endeavors.

Corporate M&A

Our team has been in the forefront of a large part of the privatisations and transactions that took place during the past 20 years in Romania, always providing innovative solutions, while maintaining a straightforward and client-oriented approach.

We have assisted public and private clients from various industries (e.g. telecommunications, construction and real estate development, oil and gas, healthcare, financial services, IT and others) in all M&A transaction stages, spanning from the early transactional structuring, to due diligence, preparing the transaction documents and up to the post-transactional implementation process.

Our experience also includes assisting clients on corporate matters, including relations with minority shareholders, representation before the general meeting of shareholders and company management.

Our lawyers have been involved in key projects, such as:

Assisting one of the top three banks in Romania in its acquisition of (i) one of the top ten Romanian banks, incorporated in 1991, and two of its affiliate non-bank financial institutions, in the largest transaction in the Romanian banking sector in 2018; (ii) the Romanian subsidiary of one of the top four banks in Austria in the largest transaction in the Romanian banking sector in Romania in 2014 and (iii) the lending portfolio of the largest financial group in Cyprus followed by the exit of the latter from Romania.

Assisting a member of a German bank group in the structuring and implementation of the largest real estate transaction to date in Romania, valued at EUR 340M, consisting of the acquisition of two office buildings and two residential buildings, by way of a share deal.

Assisting the shareholders of a leading regional healthcare group with group structuring and the sale of their dialysis business to a leading global dialysis group.

Assisting an Austrian integrated oil and gas company throughout its EUR 1.583B acquisition of the majority shareholding in the largest Romanian oil company, including during the post-closing restructuring process.

Assisting one of the largest Indian pharmaceutical organizations in relation to the USD 324M acquisition of one of the most significant manufacturers of generic drugs in Romania.

Assisting a world leader in private equity and credit on Romanian law matters in relation to their leveraged acquisition of the operations of a multinational drink and brewing holdings company in seven CEE countries.