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Filip & Company

Banking & Finance

4 ranked lawyersBand 2RomaniaEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Attracts considerable attention for advising banks and private equity houses on acquisition finance mandates. Acts for both lenders and borrowers on facility agreements. Also represents lenders in financing leveraged buyouts. Notable strength in capital markets mandates, including share capital increases, bond issuances and notes programmes. Popular choice for global firms looking for Romanian counsel with experience in international deals.

Strengths

A client highlights the firm's ability to handle multi-jurisdictional matters, and reports that the lawyers are "proactive in terms of cooperating and are responsive."

According to clients, the department benefits from "very diversified skills across the team and wide exposure on various deals."

Work highlights

Advised RCS & RDS as borrower on a EUR250 million syndicated bridge facility agreement.

Notable practitioners

Alexandru Birsan is particularly respected for his advice on debt capital markets mandates, including note programmes and bond issuances. He acts for lenders on credit facility agreements, as well as advising borrowers on acquisition finance mandates. A client highlights Birsan for his ability to "come up with solutions to surpass challenges in the process."

Alina Stancu Birsan frequently assists banks and private equity firms with financing mandates, including acquisition finance. She enters the rankings this year thanks to positive client feedback, with one reporting: "She is very good at negotiations and at explaining the points," while another client describes her as "problem-solving, proactive and very prompt with solutions to our questions."

Olga Nita assists international banks and financial groups with a variety of capital market mandates, including advising on the issuance of different types of bonds. Nita also advises energy sector clients on share capital increases.

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Overview

We have one of the most dynamic finance & capital market practices on the Romanian market. We are well versed in the intricacies of Romanian and European banking and capital markets rules and have extensive knowledge of the practice of the relevant regulators.

Our large financing team practices across a variety of sectors and cooperates smoothly with some of the best regulatory specialists in Romania to devise structures tailored to the specificities of the relevant industries.

In 2015 – 2017 we have advised in the top deals (by value) in Romania: the largest IPO to date, the largest financing & capital markets transaction of 2016, the largest ever syndicated financing, the largest capital market transaction of 2015.

Banking & Finance

Filip & Company

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Location

Equilibrium Building, 2 Gara Herastrau

11th Floor

2nd District

Bucharest

Bucureşti

Romania

020334

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Romania

Banking & Finance


Alexandru Birsan
Band 3
Alina Stancu Birsan
Band 4

Capital Markets


Alexandru Birsan
Band 1
Olga Nita
Up and Coming