Banking - Finance
April 28, 2017 11:00
PeliFilip has provided legal advice to Digi Communications N.V. ("DIGI"), the majority shareholder of RCS & RDS SA, regarding the public offering of up to 21,744,108 shares at a bid price expected to be between RON 38 and RON 56 per share and the admission of the shares offered for trading on the Regulated Market at the Bucharest Stock Exchange, International Category. ...more »
December 22, 2016 06:41
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (NNDKP) advised Value4Capital (V4C) on the sale of its entire shareholding of 36.25% in Medlife S.A., Romania’s largest provider of private healthcare services.  The exit came seven years after V4C purchased the shares from Medlife’s founders and the International Finance Corporation (with NNDKP acting as local counsel) and was performed through an initial public offering on the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BSE). The transaction became the first IPO of a private company performed in the past decade in Romania....more »
March 09, 2016 13:56
MedLife and other group entities were granted 56 million EUR from a syndicate of banks made up of Banca Comercială Română, as coordinator, BRD-Groupe Société Générale, ING Bank N.V Amsterdam – Bucharest Branch, and Raiffeisen Bank. MedLife will use the resources in order to develop its business and consolidate its position on the Romanian market.  The banks were provided legal assistance by the RTPR Allen & Overy team: Victor Pădurari (Partner), Andreea Burtoiu (Counsel), Poliana Naum (Senior Associate), Andreea-Ramona Chiriac (Associate) and Petru Ursache (Junior Associate), who declare to be “happy to assist local credit institutions  on every occasion, these institutions being one of the most important pillars in supporting and developing investments in Romania”. ...more »
February 15, 2016 11:07
Alro, the biggest aluminum producer in Central and Eastern Europe finalized a 137 million dollar revolving loan approval with a bank syndicate consisting of Raiffeisen Bank International, Raiffeisen Bank România, UniCredit Bank, OTP Bank, Eximbank, Garanti Bank, Intesa Bank and Banca Transilvania. The measure was approved by the Alro Slatina shareholders in late 2015 in order to refinance a previous 120 million dollar loan, released by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), in 2010. Alro ensures the loan with their immovables, mortgages for security of personal property, for their civil rights for damages caused by insurance policies, personal stocks and shares of Alum and Conef, also owned by Alro. Zamfirescu Racoti & Partners is the law firm that successfully assisted Alro into contracting the credit....more »
February 05, 2016 11:45
Banca Transilvania has purchased a portfolio consisting of performant loans, granted by the Bank of Cyprus in Romania to some retail customers. The transaction will be finalized at the end of February this year and, as a result, it will increase the retail customers database of Banca Transilvania. Thus, the Bank continues its’ acquisitions on the local market, subsequently to the taking over and integration of Volksbank Romania in 2015. ...more »
January 28, 2016 09:15
bpv Grigorescu Ştefănică offered advice on one of the most recent transactions in the financial technology (FinTech) sector on the European stage. The transaction involved a funding of EUR 8 million obtained by the German company Mambu, one of the most dynamic providers of banking software. bpv Grigorescu Stefanică represented the investment fund Acton Capital Partners, that together with CommerzVentures, provided an infusion of capital for Mambu in a series B funding round. ...more »
January 22, 2016 12:39
The Ministry of Public Finance estimates that there will be two new sessions, in March and July 2016, which will enable companies to submit financing requests based on the state aid scheme for salary costs (regulated by G.D. 332/2014). The opening day of the sessions as well as the related budget will be announced on the website at least 30 days before their opening. The total budget allocated for this state aid scheme for 2016 is RON 450 million. Should this budget not be entirely used in the first session in March 2016, a new session will be opened in July 2016....more »
January 18, 2016 12:09
Belgian aerospace company Sonaca signed an 8.5 million Euro loan with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development for the expansion of the production facility on Romania. The plant, located in Cluj county, will produce wing components for aircraft manufacturers such as Airbus and Embraer. The new plant will be completed in two years. Sonaca Aerospace company, is an 80 year old group operating in the areas of development, manufacturing, assembly and testing of aerospace metallic and composite structures and their associated systems, managed to also get state aid funds totaling 5,4 million EUR in mid September 2015, in order to open the new facility in Romania. The state aid project was assisted in Romania by german law fir Noerr....more »
November 26, 2015 11:13
The company Vector Watch, founded by Romanian entrepreneur Radu Georgescu obtained the third financing after it's launch in value of 5 million dollars. The funds will be used to extend US office and product development. Financing came from parent company Gecad Group that led the investment with 2 mil. $, Followed by 3TS Fund Catalyst Romania 1.6 mil. $ and a number of private investors among which the co-founders of eMag who made the difference of 1.4 mil. $. The investment fund Catalyst Romania was represented in the process by law firm RTPR Allen&Overy, with a team led by Costin Taracila. ...more »
September 25, 2015 14:51
Dentons Bucharest office has advised the International Investment Bank in connection with a new project in Romania.The project envisaged a €15 million loan granted to the manufacturer of electrical wirings - Romcab Targu-Mureș. The credit f...more »
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