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Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen

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Brasov, Bucharest, Cluj Napoca, Craiova, Timisoara

Manuela Nestor

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Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen

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Banking, Finance and Capital Markets.


Manuela Marina Nestor is Co-Managing Partner and Head of Banking and Finance and Capital Markets practices at NNDKP. She has over 40 years of experience in commercial and banking and financial law practice. Mrs. Nestor has played a leading role in most of the major commercial transactions in Romania of the past twenty years, including the largest corporate bond issues, for leading corporations in Romania, privatization of the most important state enterprises in Romania, high profile mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions (project finance, corporate finance, acquisition finance, trade finance), restructurings and divestitures. She continues to advise in relation to the structuring, drafting and negotiation of cross-border financing transactions as well as in restructuring of financing facilities, and assignment of portfolios of receivables deriving from loan agreements or commercial contracts. Mrs. Nestor is also advising on permanent basis numerous multinationals, commercial and investment banks and funds.


Manuela Marina Nestor founded Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen in 1990. Prior to 1990, she was general counsel at the Bucharest University and a legal expert at the Romanian Consulting Institute Romconsult.


Manuela Marina Nestor is fluent in English and French.


Manuela Marina Nestor is a member of the Bucharest Bar, being affiliated with Lex Mundi (Banking and Finance and Cross-Border Transactions groups), World Services Group (Financial Services practice) and SEE Legal.


Manuela Marina Nestor graduated from the University of Bucharest Law School in 1976 and holds Master Degrees in International Commercial Relationships and in International Commercial Law.


Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen fields a ‘customer-oriented’ team that ‘delivers tailor-made solutions for any situation’ with ‘the appetite to engage in new and innovative transactions’. Clients include Banca Comercială Română and BRD – Groupe Société Générale, with Valentin Voinescu acting for both in regard to the financing of Caroli Foods Group. Alina Radu heads the team alongside Manuela Nestor and is praised as a ‘magnificent lawyer’ who ‘provides a very good service under time pressure’. The practice covers the full spectrum of matters, including financing, regulatory work, distressed debt acquisitions and restructuring.

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Capital markets

Within: Capital markets

Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen adeptly handles matters relating to equity and debt capital markets, derivatives, financial and investment services, stock options and the operation of regulated markets. Manuela Nestor heads the team and is supported by Alina Radu and Adriana Gaspar. The group assisted Fondul Proprietatea in investment fund matters.

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Restructuring and insolvency

Within: Restructuring and insolvency

Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen's team consists of ‘knowledgeable individuals’ who form a ‘well balanced team’. Manuela Nestor and Ana Diculescu-Sova co-head the group, which excels in contentious matters and represented ADM International in insolvency proceedings of Bioromoil, seeking to recover €22.5m. Former Italian bank Veneto Banca instructed Valentin Voinescu to advise on an application for group insolvency proceedings aiming to recover €24m.

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