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Mergers & Acquisitions

Our M&A practice deals with all types and sizes of transactions, mostly in the private sector and both domestic and cross-border, ranging from mergers and acquisitions, including add-ons, divestments and carve-outs to business transfers as a going concern, joint ventures and internal group restructuring and reorganisation through mergers, spin-offs or by other means.

We have extensive experience in complex M&A transactions from small and medium-sized deals to large high profile deals. Our dedicated team of experienced and talented lawyers are expert negotiators that ensure our clients get the best result from any M&A transaction.

We provide expert advice to a wide variety of clients from private industry-leading companies and multinational corporations to start-ups, private equity funds and other financial institutions, including venture capital investors.

We provide effective and high quality legal advice from full scope legal due diligence investigations to drafting and negotiating transaction documents.

Our clients are able to benefit fully from our in-depth industry knowledge and insights and our broad expertise in the execution of deals and prudent risk management.

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Our Relevant Experience
  • Advising, as co-counselor in relation to Romanian law matters, Glory Global Solutions (International) Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Glory Ltd, on its investment in Acrelec Group SAS.
  • Advising CalCon Group, a software development and consulting group that offers a wide range of services for the European real estate market, in the sale of the majority stake to Aareon.
  • Advising World Class Romania, the leader in the Health & Fitness industry in Romania, on the successful acquisition of Planet Swim & Gym.
  • Acting as co-counsel for The Rohatyn Group on the investment in Amethyst Radiotherapy Limited, resulting in the former gaining co-control of the Company alongside the two co-founders.
  • Advising Titluri Quality S.R.L. in relation to the acquisition of all the publishing activities of “Gandul”, “Apropo”, “Ce se intampla doctore” (CSID), “Descopera” and “Go4IT” from Mediafax.
  • Advising PitechPlus, a consulting group that offers a wide range of services that cover IT&C software development and business know-how, on the sale of the majority stake held by its founder, Bogdan Herea-Buzatu, to Webhelp SAS.
  • Advising Amphenol with the proposed acquisition of the majority stake in GJM automotive components business (an international group present in Romania with two production facilities).
  • Advising Morphosis Capital, a relatively newly established private equity fund focused on growth capital investments in Romanian Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), on its proposed investment with DocProcess S.R.L.
  • Advising David Canta, the managing director and shareholder of the Romanian arm of Avison Young, on the acquisition of Facilitec Services SRL, a reputed boutique facility & property management company, part of the Spanish group Mantor.
  • Advising EDS Romania, part of Euro-Druckservice Group, a leading provider in the printing services sector in Central and Eastern Europe and controlled by DPE Deutsche Private Equity Management III GmbH, on the acquisition of the heat-set printing business “as a going concern” from Mega Press and Editura Aramis, one of its main competitors on the Romanian market.
  • Advising Teads, a UK-based ad-tech company that creates innovative video advertising, on the acquisition of Brainient, one of the most successful Romanian start-ups providing tools to create engaging and interactive video formats deliverable across a range of devices. 
  • Advising the German group Wirecard on their EUR 40M acquisition of the Provus group of companies, Romania’s leading payment processing and technology services provider. 
  • Advising private eEquity fund, Vitruvian Partners LLP and its investment company JacTravel Group Ltd, the global leading B2B hotel services supplier, on their acquisition of TotalStay Group, a large European online hotel-booking agency.
  • Advising UPC Romania, one of the largest telecommunications companies in Romania and part of Liberty Global Plc. Group, the world leader in the cable communications industry, on the proposed acquisition and vertical business integration of Netcity, the largest fibre-optic network operator in Bucharest. 
  • Advising Cobalt IT, one of the largest cable operators in Romania, on several B2B add-ons and on its sale to the RCS and RDS Group, the market leader for internet services, cable and satellite television in Romania. 
  • Advising the shareholders of Chimica SA, one of the largest Romanian auto parts manufacturers and the largest supplier of parts to Automotive Dacia Pitesti, on the sale of 50% of their business to a large Italian auto parts manufacturer. 
  • Advising a group of private Swiss investors on the acquisition of an 83% stake in Capital Financial Services SA, a major Romanian company specialising in the issue of e-money. 
  • Advising Vinarte SA, one of the top Romanian wine producers, on the sale of both the assets and the business related to its three wine domains in Zoresti, Samburesti and Starmina, to Neo Bacchus, a company which is part of the Chinese Group, Red Gate. 
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