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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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  • Advised QeOPS and its shareholders on their partial exit towards Cargus, a major courier service provider in Romania, owned by Mid Europa Partners.
  • Advised Avira, a cybersecurity software company headquartered in Germany and with additional offices in the US, China, Romania and Japan, on the acquisition of the award-winning cybersecurity BullGuard.
  • Advised US-based ThoughtWorks, a global technology company with 46 offices in 15 countries and more than 7,000+ employees, on the acquisition of Romanian software developer Gemini Solutions.
  • Advised SIBS, a major payment processor operating in Europe and Africa, on the acquisition of Wirecard companies in Romania, namely Wirecard Romania (previously Provus Service Provider), Romcard and Supercard Solutions & Services.
  • Advised Brillio, a leading digital technology consulting company, in connection with the acquisition of Cognetik, a data and insights company with deep expertise in improving digital experiences for its customers.
  • Advised Glory Global Solutions (International) Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Glory Ltd, a global leader in cash technology solutions, on its investment in Acrelec Group SAS (a global technology company focused on reinventing the customer experience for restaurant and retail brands).
  • Advised 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.
  • Advised World Class Romania, the leader in the Health & Fitness industry in Romania, on the successful acquisition of Planet Swim & Gym.
  • Advised The Rohatyn Group, an emerging markets focused asset management firm, on the investment in Amethyst Radiotherapy Limited, one of the largest operators of radiotherapy clinics in Europe
  • Advised 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.
  • Advised 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 to Webhelp SAS.
  • Advised Amphenol with the acquisition of the majority stake in GJM automotive components business (an international group present in Romania with two production facilities).
  • Advised Morphosis Capital, a relatively newly established private equity fund focused on growth capital investments in Romanian Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), on its investment with DocProcess S.R.L.
  • Advised 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.
  • Advised 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.
  • Advised 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. 
  • Advised the German group Wirecard on their EUR 40M acquisition of the Provus group of companies, Romania’s leading payment processing and technology services provider. 
  • Advised 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.
  • Advised 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. 
  • Advised 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. 
  • Advised 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. 
  • Advised 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. 
  • Advised 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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