Octav is a Partner in the Corporate/M&A practice area. He has extensive experience in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate, commercial and insolvency. Octav was also involved in high profile capital markets projects, public procurement matters and litigation cases (including court representation).
In his M&A/corporate activities, Octav has been involved in complex transactions acting on both the buy-side and sell-side and has significant experience in share deals, asset deals, corporate reorganizations and joint ventures.
With particular emphasis on the Retail, Technology, Automotive and Energy sectors, Octav worked with a wide range of corporate clients, investment banks, private equity firms and entrepreneurs on multiple aspects of their projects, including structuring transactions, due diligence review, drafting and negotiating transaction documentation, representation in front of authorities and other parties, closing and post-closing implementation.
Octav is a member of the Bucharest Bar since 2008. Before joining our firm, Octav was a lawyer with leading international law firms for more than 10 years, including as a Counsel in Dentons’ Corporate/M&A department.
Romanian - English
2015 – PhD degree in Law
King’s College London School of Law, United Kingdom
2008 – Master in International Law (LL.M.)
University of Vienna School of Law, Austria
2007 – Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
Faculty of Law, University of Iasi, Romania
Stratulat Albulescu Attorneys at Law has advised the long-standing private equity firm, Motion Equity Partners, on the Romanian component of its investment in Educastream, one of the forefronts of online training and education in France.
Stratulat Albulescu's team was led by Managing Partner Silviu Stratulat and Counsel Octav Stan and also included Managing Associate Anca Ulea, Senior Associates Sandra Frunzulica and Elena Stan, as well as Associates Madalina Spataru and Bogdan Florea.
Stratulat Albulescu Attorneys at Law has 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. At the same time, SIBS also acquired the branch established by Wirecard Romania in Moldova.
Stratulat Albulescu was SIBS’ lead legal counsel on the deal, and worked closely with other top tier law firms in Germany and Moldova on specific legal aspects of the deal which related to those jurisdictions.
Stratulat Albulescu’s team was coordinated by Managing Partner Silviu Stratulat and Counsel Octav Stan. In addition to Partners Andrei Albulescu, Ana Kusak and Corneliu Popa, the team also included Counsel Adriana Dobre, Managing Associates Anca Ulea, Tudor Ciambur, George Chiocaru and Andrei Balus, Senior Associates Sandra Frunzulica, Elena Stan and Ana-Maria Nacea, as well as Associates Ruxandra Ene, Madalina Spataru, Sergiu Dima, Bogdan Florea, Roxana Ioncu, Alina Virlan, Bogdan Ionita, Alexandru Gojnea and Alina Stanciu.