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We often act as trusted advisers to Romanian and foreign banks alike on intricate regulatory matters.  We are experienced in implementing high value, high complexity financing structures both locally and in multi-jurisdictionally.

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  • Advising an Austrian bank in relation to granting credit facilities of up to EUR 70,000,000 to a leading company in the field of gambling and online betting — the first important financing granted to a company in this field.
    Advising an Austrian bank in relation to credit facilities of more than EUR 22 million for the development of an aluminium plant in Western Romania.
  • Advising one of Romania’s largest banks in relation to credit facilities of more than EUR 24 million for the development of state of the art cold storage facilities.
  • Advising an Austrian bank in relation to credit facilities of more than EUR 40 million for the development of a logistics park near Bucharest.
  • Advising an Austrian bank in relation to credit facilities of more than EUR 35 million to a Romanian technology company.
  • Advising one of Romania’s largest banks in relation to credit facilities of EUR 5.7 million for the development of a wind farm in Romania.
  • Advising a Greek bank in relation to granting EUR 8 million to a Romanian technology company for refinancing existing debt.
  • Advising an Indian bank in relation to granting credit facilities of more than EUR 25 million to an engineering company having a material subsidiary in Romania.
  • Drafting for our client, the subsidiary of a Greek bank in Romania, a full set of LMA based loan templates.
  • Advising one of largest Romanian banks in relation to proposed credit facilities for the development of a large network of proximity shops.
  • Performing corporate, regulatory and property due diligence for one of the largest Romanian banks in relation to the intended financing of the development of six radiology/oncology medical clinics in Romania.
  • Advising a Greek bank in relation to credit facilities of EUR 75 million for the acquisition by an international institution of 50% of the shares in a local developer of commercial centres and shopping malls.
  • Advising the local subsidiary of a Greek bank in relation to credit facilities of EUR 4 million for the partial financing of the acquisition of a local printing business by our client, a major international company in the print market.
  • Advising the local branch of a Dutch bank in relation to credit facilities of EUR 40 for the acquisition of a local manufacturer of construction materials by a private equity fund.
  • Advising the lender, a Romanian bank, on the restructuring of credit facilities of more than EUR 35 million granted to a real estate developer (including corporate restructuring).
  • Restructuring the credit offering of more than EUR 80 million for one of the largest residential developments in Bucharest.
  • Advising on the Romanian law implications of a multi-jurisdictional restructuring of more than EUR 200 million debt of an international group active in the field of manufacturing auto parts.
  • Advising a group of five French banks on the restructuring of credit facilities of more than EUR 40 million granted to an industrial group with a material subsidiary in Romania.
  • Advising a Greek bank in relation to the restructuring of credit facilities of more than EUR 300 million granted to a major Greek metallurgical group with a material subsidiary in Romania.
  • Advising a reputed Greek bank in relation to the restructuring and further enforcement of credit facilities of more than EUR 50 million granted to several real estate investors in Romania.
  • Advising a local bank on the transfer of a non-performing corporate loans portfolio to a Dubai based subsidiary.
  • Advising on one of the largest due diligence exercises for one of the largest Romanian banks to identifying any and all potential risks in relation to the use, as security for a financing arrangement, of receivables arising from a public contract (telecommunications infrastructure) granted to a private contractor by a municipality.
  • Advising investment banks worldwide on the envisaged acquisition of a residential mortgage loans portfolio (regular and ‘First Home’ programme mortgage loans) originated by the Romanian subsidiary of a Greek bank.
  • Performing due diligence for one of the largest Romanian banks to identifying any and all potential risks in relation to the financing of the acquisition by a municipality of 200 apartments.
  • Performing due diligence for a Greek bank to identifying any and all potential risks in relation to the use, as security for a financing arrangement, of promissory notes to be issued by a public company owned by a Romanian municipality.
  • Assisting one of largest German banks regarding the assignment of receivables worth more than EUR 80 million arising from credit facilities granted to several Romanian municipalities.
  • Advising one of largest German banks in relation to the legal regime applicable to transactions with Romanian state bonds.
  • Performing in-depth due diligence on the Romanian subsidiary of a Greek bank and issuing a legal opinion in respect of an offering of more than EUR 7 billion international medium-term notes.
  • Advising a well-known Italian bank in a very demanding project aiming at setting up a joint venture with the Romanian national postal service to provide basic banking services to the rural population. Ultimately the project was unsuccessful.
  • Advising a Romanian bank concerning the regulatory implications of transferring a portfolio of non-performing loans to an offshore SPV.
  • Assisting a well-known UK security and investment banking firm in connection with establishing the legal grounds for the performance of certain investment services and activities on behalf of its clients on the Romanian stock exchange.
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