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Global Guide 2022
Romania Corporate/M&A
2
Band 2

3 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Filip & Company

Our team includes lawyers that have had major roles in the majority of the key mergers and acquisitions in Romania. They have excellent expertise on any Corporate and M&A legal matters, including on:

  • corporate restructurings (e.g., mergers, reorganizations, spin-offs, shareholder arrangements, joint ventures);
  • corporate governance matters (including directors’ and managers’ duties and liability and management of publicly listed companies);
  • public and private acquisitions and disposals (share deals and asset deals);
  • privatisations;
  • shareholders’ arrangements;
  • investments or exit structures;
  • private equity transactions; and
  • IPO, SPO, take over offers, squeeze-out procedures.


Selected credentials:

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.

Assisting the Bucharest Stock Exchange in relation to its merger with SIBEX – Sibiu Stock Exchange. The assistance involved a sophisticated approach to the particularities of the merging entities, as operators of the only two stock exchanges in Romania.

Assisting Kingfisher in relation to the acquisition of (i) the Romanian operations of Bricostore, a leading regional operator and the number two DYI chain in Romania, (ii) the Romanian operations of Praktiker, one of the major home improvement and DYI chains in Romania


Chambers Review

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Corporate/M&A - Romania
2
Band 2
What the team is known for

Market-leading team with an excellent reputation for handling complex M&A transactions, including multi-jurisdictional mandates in collaboration with leading international firms. Acts on significant banking M&A and joint venture transactions for leading lenders. Advises international corporate entities on the consolidation of their presence in Romania through the acquisition of local competitors. Possesses extensive experience handling corporate reorganisations. Boasts a premier clientele comprising key players from the technology, telecommunications and hospitality sectors. Demonstrates additional strength in corporate governance matters for charitable organisations.

Notable Practitioners

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N
Cristina Filip
E
Eminent Practitioners

Cristina Filip is widely recognised in the market for her expertise in M&A transactions and corporate reorganisations. Clients speak at length about her skills, describing her as a "very good lawyer who is very experienced and highly motivated."

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Alexandru Birsan
2
Band 2

Alexandru Birsan handles M&A transactions and corporate governance mandates for leading local and multinational clients from the telecommunications and construction industries. Clients deem him "a down-to-earth, solid negotiator with common sense and who is able to provide sound advice."

N
Alina Stancu Birsan
3
Band 3

Alina Stancu Birsan is an experienced M&A practitioner who frequently handles acquisitions, joint ventures and share deals for local financial sector companies and international clients from the technology industry. One client opines that she is "one of the best consultancy lawyers."

Ranked Lawyers at
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Romania

Corporate/M&A

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Cristina Filip
E
Eminent Practitioners
2
Alexandru Birsan
2
Band 2
3
Alina Stancu Birsan
3
Band 3

Members

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Alexandru Birsan

Head of Department

Eliza Baias

Monica Statescu

Olga Nita

Industries

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Banking