Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions is central to our Firm’s practice. With particular expertise in all legal matters related to corporate, mergers and acquisitions, commercial and regulatory, our dedicated, talented and committed lawyers are regularly entrusted with challenging and complex mandates that are successfully concluded.
Our core strengths include a comprehensive understanding and practical approach of legal concepts combined with an in depth knowledge of the Romanian business environment and the rapid economic developments in the country. Our understanding of your business and the involved industry sectors allows us to offer you tailored legal advice. We are proud of our partner-led service, fine tuned to even the most specialized needs of our clients, and perfectly supported by the personalized care and attention we give to each project and task assigned to us.
Our dedicated team of Corporate, M&A specialized lawyers constantly advise on a wide array of matters from corporate governance and day-to-day corporate work, private equity and strategic transactions, to general commercial law and all types of commercial contracting, including regulatory and compliance matters. We provide legal assistance services to venture capital investment funds on fund formation and investment management.
We are committed to delivering only the best quality, efficient and business oriented legal support and solutions. Our focus remains on providing commercially relevant advice to our clients within a supportive, open and transparent relationship to confidently ensure our client's success. Depending on the complexity and size of each entrusted mandate, our Corporate, M & A, Banking and Finance, Antitrust, Real Estate, Employment, Intellectual Property specialized lawyers as well as lawyers form other practice areas within our firm, work collaboratively to develop integrated legal solutions for our clients.
SAA acted as advisors in investment and negotiations matters to GapMinder, the first venture fund created as a result of the selection process started by the European Investment Fund, in relation to the accelerator investment with SmartDreamers, a company specialized in Recruitment Marketing Automation software solution.
The team of experts was led by Managing Partner Silviu Stratulat in close cooperation with Managing Associate Cristina Man.
SAA assisted World Class Romania, the leader in the fitness industry in Romania, with the acquisition of a new fitness club. The new fitness club covers almost 1,300 sq. of aerobic, fitness and cycling studios, as well as functional training areas.
Our Firm has assisted World Class Romania from the outset of this project, and throughout the entire process, being actively involved in structuring the transaction and all its legal aspects.
Assisted the leading global B2B hotel provider regarding a multijurisdictional acquisition of a major European online booking agency. One of the most prominent recent transactions in the travel services sector, it involved targets in Great Britain, Sweden and Romania. A major global law firm was the leading legal advisor and out-of-court attorney acted as a local legal advisor in Romania. Therefore, our assistance was centered on the local aspects of the transaction.
SAA along with with a team of lawyers from Fieldfisher in Düsseldorf and London advised the German Group Wirecard on the acquisition of Romania's leading payment processor and technology service provider, Provus, from the Polish private equity investor Innova Capital. The acquisition was completed on February 2016 and also involved the acquisition of Romcard and Supercard Solutions & Services, the two Romanian subsidiaries of Provus.
Provus customer base includes major Romanian banks in addition to significant telecommunications and retail players. In addition, it has worked with the Romanian government in the digitization of health and payment cardsA cash purchase price of EUR 32mil has been agreed.