Global Romania Banking & Finance
Up and Coming
- Adina Damaschin Schoenherr si Asociatii SCA
- Poliana Gogu-NaumRadu Tărăcilă Pădurari Retevoescu SCA
1Clifford Chance BadeaBanking & Finance2023 | Band 1 |Clifford Chance is widely recognised as a market leader in Romanian banking and finance, with strong international capabilities aided by the wider Clifford Chance network. Its clientele benefits from the team's expert assistance with local and cross-border corporate and recap financing projects. The team acts for international financial institutions on the establishment of ongoing lending programmes by municipalities to facilitate domestic infrastructure and energy projects. The practice stands out for additional capabilities in aviation and syndicated finance. It frequently acts for banks as underwriters on green and sovereign bond issuances, as well as assisting clients with medium-term note programmes. 1DentonsBanking & Finance2023 | Band 1 |Prominent global outfit doing extensive work in real estate and development finance, particularly collaborating with the firm's other offices on mandates with cross-border elements. Dentons works with a broad range of clients across the lender and borrower sides, acting on acquisition finance, debt restructurings and refinancings to facilities. The team also enjoys a solid reputation for providing local regulatory advice to international banks and corporates. It has experience in social finance mandates. Its team members offer expertise in capital markets mandates.
2Filip & CompanyBanking & Finance2023 | Band 2 |Filip & Company attracts considerable attention for advising banks and private equity houses on acquisition finance mandates. The team acts for both lenders and borrowers on facility agreements. The practice also represents lenders in financing leveraged buyouts. It has notable strength in capital markets mandates, including IPOs, share capital increases, bond issuances, note programmes and regulatory topics. The lawyers are a popular choice for clients looking for Romanian counsel with experience in real estate finance.
- Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston PetersenBanking & Finance2023 | Band 2
- Radu Tărăcilă Pădurari Retevoescu SCABanking & Finance2023 | Band 2
3CMSBanking & Finance2023 | Band 3 |CMS has strong experience of cross-border lending, aided by English law capabilities on the ground in Romania and the international financing expertise of the global CMS network, often bringing together teams from Romania and other CEE states. The team assists with a broad range of financing, advising lenders and borrowers on project financing in the real estate and energy sectors, as well as film financing, loan refinancing and acquisition financing. Acts on ECM and DCM matters, such as IPOs and bond issuances. Also has experience in regulatory matters and NPL transactions. 3Schoenherr si Asociatii SCABanking & Finance2023 | Band 3 |High-quality finance team acting on the full range of finance matters, including syndicated lending, acquisition finance, real estate finance and project finance mandates. The team has a strong presence on capital markets transactions, assisting clients with listings on the Romanian Stock Exchange and with the issuance of bonds. The lawyers advise on loan portfolio transactions and restructuring mandates. The practice draws on the firm's strong presence across the CEE region to represent clients in cross-border mandates. 3Wolf TheissBanking & Finance2023 | Band 3 |Regional player with strength in Romanian and international banking and finance transactions. The team assists leading banks and financial institutions with large real estate, acquisition and corporate development financing. The practice also handles debt restructuring matters and regulatory questions. The lawyers have additional experience in note issuances and MTN programmes.
- Reff & Associates SCA – Member of Deloitte LegalBanking & Finance2023 | Band 3
- Bondoc si Asociatii SCA (Bucharest)Banking & Finance2023 | Band 4
- KinstellarBanking & Finance2023 | Band 4
- Țuca Zbârcea & AsociațiiBanking & Finance2023 | Band 4
- Volciuc-IonescuBanking & Finance2023 | Band 4
5DLA Piper Dinu SCABanking & Finance2023 | Band 5 |Well-reputed international law firm assisting clients with a variety of banking and finance matters, such as acquisition financing in the energy sector and real estate financing, as well as with loan restructuring and working capital loans. The team is experienced in advising financial sector clients on regulatory matters. 5Popovici Nițu Stoica & AsociațiiBanking & Finance2023 | Band 5 |Reputable local team particularly active in regulatory matters involving anti-money laundering legislation, fintech, e-money and cryptocurrency. It assists borrowers and lenders with corporate finance and project finance, as well as with the negotiation of loan agreements.