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Filip & Company

Banking & Finance

3 ranked lawyersBand 2RomaniaGlobal 2022 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 IPOs, share capital increases, bond issuances, notes programmes and regulatory topics. Popular choice for clients looking for Romanian counsel with experience in real estate finance.

Notable practitioners

Alexandra Manciulea enters the rankings this year thanks to the positive feedback from clients, who value her "knowledge and expertise" and describe her as "very attentive to detail." She advises international corporations and financial groups on high-value financings, including in the context of Chapter 11 reorganisation proceedings.

Alexandru Birsan is a leading capital markets expert in Romania, with experience advising clients on IPOs, note programmes and bond issuances. He also acts for borrowers on credit facility agreements, as well as on acquisition finance mandates.

Alina Stancu Birsan frequently assists borrowers and lenders with real estate and acquisition financing mandates, as well as debt refinancing. "She is able to advise on what is actually good for the company," one client reports.

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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.
Selected credentials:

Assisting RCS & RDS S.A. in connection to an EUR 350 million bonds issuance by Cable Communications Systems N.V. (parent company of RCS & RDS S.A.) and a syndicated financing of RON 1,687,000,000 made available to RCS by several leading banks.

Assisting NGB S.A, the leading Greek bank in connection with the disposal of its 99.28% stake in its Romanian subsidiary Banca Romaneasca (“BROM”) and of a portfolio of Romanian-risk corporate loans. Signing occurred in July 2017.

Assisting Banca Transilvania in the largest acquisition on the Romanian banking market in 2017, namely 99.15% of Bancpost’s shares and of 100% of the shares issued by ERB Retail Services IFN and ERB Leasing IFN, companies that are part of Eurobank group.


Members

Stancu Birsan, Alina (Head of Department)

Birsan, Alexandru

Manciulea, Alexandra

Manciulea, Alexandra

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


Alexandra Manciulea
Up and Coming
Alexandru Birsan
Band 3
Alina Stancu Birsan
Band 4