Europe Romania Corporate/M&A
- Andreea Toma Leroy si Asociatii SCA
- Cristina Bucur DLA Piper Dinu SCA
- Gabriela Cacerea Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen
- Loredana Ralea Clifford Chance Badea
- Monica Cojocaru Schoenherr si Asociatii SCA
- Rodica Manea CMS
- Silviu Stratulat Stratulat Albulescu Attorneys at Law
- Ramona Volciuc-IonescuVolciuc-Ionescu
Up and Coming
- Cristina Man Stratulat Albulescu Attorneys at Law
- Teodora MotatuBiriș Goran
Associates to watch
1Filip & CompanyCorporate/M&A2023 | Band 1 |Market-leading team with an excellent reputation for handling complex M&A transactions, including multi-jurisdictional mandates in collaboration with leading domestic firms. Filip & Company acts on significant banking M&A transactions for leading lenders. The team assists prominent domestic players from the tech industry with their joint ventures. Its lawyers possess extensive experience to handle corporate reorganisations. It boasts a premier clientele comprising key players from the real estate, telecommunications and energy sectors. The team demonstrates additional strength in corporate governance matters in a variety of sectors, including property developers. 1Radu Tărăcilă Pădurari Retevoescu SCACorporate/M&A2023 | Band 1 |This highly respected team earns considerable praise for handling high-value corporate transactions for a diverse client list that ranges from sophisticated international private equity firms through to Romanian selling shareholders. The law firm offers significant strength in various transactions targeting the infrastructure industry, telecom and agribusiness sectors. It further assists with majority of stake sales in the technology industry. Its lawyers offer notable expertise in multi-jurisdictional M&A mandates. 1Schoenherr si Asociatii SCACorporate/M&A2023 | Band 1 |This renowned regional powerhouse has an excellent track record of advising leading international and domestic private equity houses on investments in the Romanian market. Schoenherr collaborates closely with international law firms and with colleagues within its network to act for multinational clients on the Romanian aspects of European or CEE-wide transactions. The team handles landmark transactions affecting the technology, insurance services and manufacturing sectors. It additionally demonstrates expertise in private equity investments.
2Clifford Chance BadeaCorporate/M&A2023 | Band 2 |Clifford Chance LLP benefits from a notable team providing a full offering in corporate matters and sizeable M&A transactions. The team handles local and cross-border acquisitions and divestments for a clientele comprising banks, manufacturing clients and pharmaceutical companies. The lawyers coordinate with teams from the firm's global network to advise on cross-border M&A transactions that involve the Romanian market and also act on English law-governed transactions. The law firm has additional experience in private equity deals. 2CMSCorporate/M&A2023 | Band 2 |CMS is a well-reputed law firm with a significant workload for clients from the financial and technology sectors. Its respected lawyers are capable of handling the most complex M&A transactions on both the buyer and seller sides and have significant experience in intra-group reorganisations, as well as cross-border restructuring. It is also strong in assisting clients with the setting up of joint ventures. This notable team is particularly well known for its international and CEE-wide mandates, with multinational corporate clients and private equity funds benefiting from the firm's extensive network of offices in the region and further afield. 2Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston PetersenCorporate/M&A2023 | Band 2 |Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen has a strong M&A practice active in key transactions in the Romanian market. The law firm assists domestic and multinational companies with the acquisition and divestment of Romanian assets, as well as advising on investments in Romanian targets. The lawyers collaborate with international law firms on the Romanian aspects of the creation of multi-jurisdictional strategic partnerships. Its client roster includes energy, technology, and food and beverage companies, as well as private equity firms. 2Popovici Nițu Stoica & AsociațiiCorporate/M&A2023 | Band 2 |This reputable firm with an established M&A practice is able to represent a roster of Romanian companies. Popovici Nițu Stoica & Asociații's department is able to handle transactions of all sizes ranging from high-value telecoms and retail sector transactions through to smaller deals on behalf of domestic entrepreneurs. It also assists foreign real estate investors with transactions involving local targets, as well as advising private equity funds. Furthermore, the team shows expertise in corporate restructurings. 2Țuca Zbârcea & AsociațiiCorporate/M&A2023 | Band 2 |Ţuca Zbârcea & Asociaţii has a longstanding presence at the top end of the Romanian market. The team has a demonstrable capacity to handle the local law aspects of international-driven global corporate deals that are coordinated by international counsel. Its lawyers act on the full scope of corporate matters, including mergers, acquisitions, divestments, transfers of business and private equity deals. Moreover, they offer expertise in cross-border intra-group restructuring. Its broad industry focus spans a variety of sectors such as telecommunications, automotive, retail, and food and beverages. 2Wolf TheissCorporate/M&A2023 | Band 2 |Respected regional player that draws upon its CEE network to advise on multi-jurisdictional M&A transactions, as well as acting alongside international law firms on the local law aspects of transactions. Wolf Theiss is often active in transactions involving the food and manufacturing sectors. It offers additional expertise in setting up joint ventures and advising on transfers of business. The team also assists selling shareholders with domestic transactions.
3Bondoc si Asociatii SCA (Bucharest)Corporate/M&A2023 | Band 3 |Solid practice with longstanding experience advising on local M&A mandates and on the Romanian aspects of cross-border transactions. Its client roster encompasses companies from the food and beverage, pharmaceutical and energy sectors, as well as international investors. The team also advises on corporate restructurings, joint ventures and the transfer of businesses. 3DLA Piper Dinu SCACorporate/M&A2023 | Band 3 |Respected name in the Romanian market that often coordinates with the wider DLA network to assist international clients with the local aspects of cross-border M&A transactions. DLA Piper acts on both the investor and the selling shareholder sides of venture capital transactions. Its team also advises on corporate restructurings. The lawyers represent a number of clients from the technology and life sciences sectors. Its clients benefit from the close cooperation between the tax, employment and real estate departments. 3Reff & Associates SCA – Member of Deloitte LegalCorporate/M&A2023 | Band 3 |Reff & Associates receives particular praise for handling sale processes for international and domestic corporate clients, as well as acting for selling shareholders. The law firm advises on the restructuring of businesses. Its client roster includes domestic private equity funds and financial services providers.
4D&B David si BaiasCorporate/M&A2023 | Band 4 |D&B David si Baias frequently acts for multinationals with headquarters in Romania on their integration with local businesses, including reorganisations and project developments. The law firm routinely assists with the local aspects of cross-border acquisitions, mergers and spin-offs as part of wider reorganisation processes, as well as with corporate regulatory matters. Its lawyers regularly represent clients from the telecom and insurance sectors.
5DentonsCorporate/M&A2023 | Band 5 |Dentons works alongside the firm's offices in other countries on multi-jurisdictional agricultural and pharmaceutical sector transactions that have significant Romanian law implications. This respected department assists foreign-headquartered companies with all corporate issues relating to the founding of new Romanian subsidiaries. It also advises clients on corporate restructurings. Its lawyers represent a number of multinational private equity houses. The department additionally, benefits from in-house German capabilities. 5KinstellarCorporate/M&A2023 | Band 5 |Kinstellar works closely with the firm's network of offices throughout the CEE region to represent clients in multi-jurisdictional transactions. The team is well equipped to handle significant acquisitions and sales of shares for employment agencies, TMT players and automotive companies, as well as businesses. Its experienced lawyers are able to assist private equity houses with the acquisition of Romanian targets. It offers additional strength by providing corporate advice to foreign-headquartered companies expanding in the Romanian market. It also advises companies on corporate structuring topics. 5Mușat & AsociațiiCorporate/M&A2023 | Band 5 |Important domestic firm leveraging strong ties to major global firms to attract roles in significant M&A mandates for international corporate clients, regularly assisting clients from the shipping, technology and energy sectors. Mușat & Asociații offers particular expertise in corporate governance matters. It also advises on local and multi-jurisdictional restructurings involving transfers of business, share swaps and incorporations. The team has transactional strength benefiting from its broader competition, tax and finance capabilities. 5NoerrCorporate/M&A2023 | Band 5 |Noerr draws on its German roots to advise a number of German clients from a variety of sectors including the technology sector. The law firm assists clients with divestments in the Romanian market and with strategic investments in the CEE region. The practice has further expertise in post-acquisition and corporate restructuring, including corporate regulatory, negotiation of share deals and the incorporation of new companies. 5Stratulat Albulescu Attorneys at LawCorporate/M&A2023 | Band 5 |Stratulat Albulescu Attorneys at Law is particularly active in advising venture capital funds and other investors on investment projects targeting Romanian startups. It also acts for international companies and shareholders on the acquisition and sale of companies. It additionally assists international companies with the exit or restructuring of their local activities. It has a number of clients from the technology sector.
- bpv GRIGORESCU ŞTEFĂNICĂCorporate/M&A2023 | Band 5