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Romania
Romania

Romania

About

Over the last few decades, our highly regarded team has gained considerable experience in the Romanian marketplace, working in alliance with leading local law firm Bondoc & Asociatii SCA. Our clients rely on our shared years of experience advising private corporations, public entities and lending institutions when developing significant and increasingly integrated transactions and projects in the Romanian and South Eastern European markets.

We support Romanian and international clients with their legal requirements across areas such as banking and project finance, capital markets, commercial agreements, competition, corporate/M&A, employment, compensation and benefits, litigation/arbitration, public procurement, real estate, regulatory/compliance and state aid and EU structural funds. As supporting them in industries such as energy, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, and technology, media and telecoms. Our knowledge of the local market and Government mechanisms enable us to anticipate and act for our clients on changing legislation and regulation in Romania.

Drawing on the experience and insight of our lawyers around the world, we assist in providing integrated advice on virtually every legal aspect of complex cross-border transactions as well as domestic projects for clients in Romania. Clients benefit from our multijurisdictional capabilities in US, English and Romanian law across a wide range of industries.

Bondoc & Asociatii SCA team includes a mix of highly experienced lawyers with in-depth knowledge of the Romanian market's specific regulations and economic conditions.

Bondoc & Asociatii website: www.bondoc-asociatii.ro

 

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

"The lawyers here are very knowledgeable and excellent in tough negotiations." "These [Banking & Finance] lawyers proved to be very skilful during difficult negotiations, and kept the deal on track." "Great experience of project finance, and very precise advice." "The [Energy] team is very responsive and provides us with proactive support, explaining Romanian law in an understandable way."
Chambers Europe 2015

"Provides comprehensive advice on Romanian law 'with an international flavour.'" "Identifies solutions rather than problems."
The Legal 500 EMEA 2015

"Swift, but diligent. The [Real Estate] lawyers don’t complicate things unnecessarily." "The Bucharest corporate team enjoys an impressive client portfolio." "The [Energy] team at this international firm is appreciated locally for its project finance expertise in key areas including oil and gas, renewables and cogeneration. It is prominent in renewable energy."
Chambers Europe 2013

"Outstanding (M&A) team." "Definitely the firm to bring on board for cutting-edge [Energy] projects."
The Legal 500 EMEA 2013

Law Firm of the Year in the largest 2012 M&A deal in IT&C (sell-side)
Romania Ziarul Financiar's Lawyers' Gala 2013

Experience

One of the first and largest private placements in Romania
Fondul Proprietatea SA on the €57 million sale of more than half a billion shares in Eastern Europe's largest gas and oil producer, OMV Petrom SA. One of the first block trades undertaken in Romania.

Acquisition of one of the largest Romanian providers of health services
Mid Europa acquisition of 100% of the Regina Maria Group, one of the two largest private medical services suppliers in Romania, from Advent and the Enayati family.

First insurance broker acquisition in the past three years in Romania
Renomia Capital in entering the Romanian market via the acquisition of a broker insurance company.

Most important Romanian waste management M&A deal in 2014
3i Group PLC in its exit from a top Romanian waste management company, Compania Romprest Service SA.

Complex, cross-border capital markets project
J.P. Morgan, Commerzbank and a US investment bank in purchasing a €315 million bond issue to be listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange and a €25 million syndicated loan to Stabilus, a German market leader in gas struts and hydraulic vibration dampers with significant subsidiaries in Romania.

One of Romania's largest and most complex recent financings
UniCredit Group, as sole coordinator and facility agent, in a US$200 million club deal for the Rompetrol Group. Led work covering UK, Kazakh, Dutch and Romanian law.

Litigation assistance to global leading automotive industry player
Global spare parts producer in various disputes, including litigation with a sizable transportation company and suspected criminal activities of third parties.