Filip & Company

Corporate/M&A Department

Romania
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Overview

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


Members

Birsan, Alexandru (Head of Department)

Baias, Eliza

Filip, Cristina

Nita, Olga

Stancu Birsan, Alina

Statescu, Monica

Industries

Banking