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Corporate/Commercial | Europe

Bulgaria

Corporate/Commercial covers the broad range of non-contentious commercial legal work, including transactions, financings and corporate goverenance.

All Departments profiles

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Band 1
  1. Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov
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    Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov
    Corporate/Commercial
    2023 | Band 1 | 16 Years Ranked
    Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov is a market-leading practice admired for acting on large-scale cross-border M&A transactions. The department is supported by top-ranked TMT, real estate and energy teams for transactions in those sectors. The law firm also maintains top rankings in competition and employment, enabling it to advise on the full life-cycle of the transaction. The team boasts an impressive client portfolio made up of blue-chip multinational and domestic companies and is particularly popular with clients from the private equity and manufacturing sectors. It provides additional expertise in cross-border corporate restructuring matters.
  2. Kambourov & Partners
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    Kambourov & Partners
    Corporate/Commercial
    2023 | Band 1 | 16 Years Ranked
    Kambourov & Partners' standout team advises local and international clients on share transfers, divestments, capital increases, acquisitions and corporate restructurings. It maintains a stellar client list made up of prominent domestic and international corporations. The team assists multinational clients with the incorporation of Bulgarian subsidiaries. The firm is particularly popular with clients from the TMT sector, as well as acting for private equity houses, retail clients and energy companies.
  3. Schoenherr
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    Schoenherr
    Corporate/Commercial
    2023 | Band 1 | 16 Years Ranked
    An esteemed team of lawyers that benefits from the firm's well-developed network of expertise across Austria and CEE. Schoenherr boasts a client roster of leading foreign and Bulgarian corporates and private equity companies and has extensive experience of corporate transactions, mergers and joint venture agreements. The law firm is particularly popular with clients from the manufacturing, energy and TMT sectors. The team also represents founders and shareholders in divestments.
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Band 2
  1. CMS
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    CMS
    Corporate/Commercial
    2023 | Band 2 | 16 Years Ranked
    CMS regularly assists high-profile clients with cross-border corporate transactions. The law firm also advises on regulatory and corporate compliance, governance issues and the establishment of Bulgarian subsidiaries. It undertakes instructions from foreign investors and domestic corporates from a range of industries, including energy, TMT and insurance. It has further experience in transactions in the real estate and retail sectors. Clients benefit from the team's close cooperation with the firm's other offices, particularly on regional transactions.
  2. Kinstellar
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    Kinstellar
    Corporate/Commercial
    2023 | Band 2 | 8 Years Ranked
    Kinstellar has a well-reputed corporate department with a strong track record acting as local counsel on high-value corporate transactions. The law firm is well regarded for its work on international mandates, aided by its strong CEE presence. The team is particularly popular with clients from the technology and private equity sectors. Kinstellar also offers notable experience advising multinational clients on market entry, corporate governance and restructuring their Bulgarian subsidiaries.
  3. Wolf Theiss
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    Wolf Theiss
    Corporate/Commercial
    2023 | Band 2 | 14 Years Ranked
    Wolf Theiss has a notable M&A team that advises multinational corporations on local projects. The firm advises private equity companies and joint ventures on acquisitions in Bulgaria, as well as assisting multinational clients with Bulgarian corporate governance and commercial contract requirements. The team also has experience in venture capital mandates.
  4. Boyanov & Co.
    Corporate/Commercial
    2023 | Band 2
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Band 3
  1. Eversheds Sutherland
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    Eversheds Sutherland
    Corporate/Commercial
    2023 | Band 3 | 16 Years Ranked
    Tsvetkova Bebov & Partners became part of Eversheds Sutherland in June 2022. The team possesses a strong corporate department that works alongside the firm's highly regarded employment team to provide a full service to local and multinational companies across the life-cycle of transactions. The law firm handles M&A, corporate restructuring and regulatory matters, with further activity in general advisory mandates. The lawyers are experienced in advising companies in the transport, pharmaceutical, media and energy sectors.
  2. Penkov, Markov & Partners
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    Penkov, Markov & Partners
    Corporate/Commercial
    2023 | Band 3 | 16 Years Ranked
    Penkov, Markov & Partners assists international clients with the acquisition of Bulgarian companies and with market exits. The law firm also has experience in corporate restructurings, commercial contracts and venture capital mandates. The team acts for clients from a range of industries, including manufacturing, energy and financial services.
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Band 4
  1. Dimitrov, Petrov & Co.
    Corporate/Commercial
    2023 | Band 4
  2. Gugushev & Partners
    Corporate/Commercial
    2023 | Band 4
  3. HRISTOV & PARTNERS
    Corporate/Commercial
    2023 | Band 4