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Musat & Asociatii

43 AVIATORILOR BOULEVARD, 1ST DISTRICT, 011853 BUCHAREST, ROMANIA
Tel:
Work +40 21 202 5900
Fax:
Fax +40 21 223 3957
Email:
Web:
www.musat.ro
Bucharest, Cluj Napoca

Razvan Stoicescu

Tel:
Work 021 202 59 00
Email:
Muşat & Asociaţii

Work Department

Mergers & Acquisitions / Privatisation, Banking & Finance, Capital Markets & Securities, Telecom, IT & Media, Restructuring & Insolvency, Energy & Natural Resources

Position

Deputy Managing Partner. Mr Razvan Stoicescu has been acting as a transactional lawyer for more than 15 years. During this time, Razvan has been active in M&A and Privatizations, Banking & Finance and Capital Markets being involved in significant / representative deals for the local market. In his day to day activity Razvan also advises on matters of Corporate & Commercial Law, Public Procurement & PPPs, and Energy and Natural Resources.

Razvan advises in a variety of M&A deals, including acquisitions, mergers and divestitures, cross‑border transactions, take-private transactions, joint ventures (including ventures involving
Romanian public authorities), or privatizations. The M&A expertise also encompasses corporate governance and related liability advice for both public and private equity companies.Razvan also advises financers, borrowers, underwriters, and issuers on domestic and international financings (acquisition finance, capitalizations, security taking and enforcement in Romania), capital markets offerings, structured products, derivatives, as well as the regulations of the financial & banking and capital markets fields.Razvan’s clients include public and private companies ranging from blue chip multinational corporations to local companies, private equity and other financers, including venture capital, and sovereign funds, boards of directors of private, or public companies, as well as the Romanian State and other local ministries and public institutions.Razvan is an arbitrator with the arbitration panel of the Bucharest Stock Exchange, and an insolvency practitioner. Between November 2016 and May 2017, Razvan held the position of independent non‑executive member of the board of directors of the biggest listed Romanian natural gas company, SNGN Romgaz S.A., a company admitted to trading on the Bucharest Stock Exchange, and with GDRs trading in the London Stock Exchange, with a market value of EUR 2.5bln.

Career

Deputy Managing Partner, 2019 to date Partner, Muşat & Asociaţii: Jan 2015 Partner, Bulboacă & Asociaţii 2010-2014 Managing Associate, Bulboacă & Asociaţii 2009-2010 Senior Associate, Bulboacă & Asociaţii 2007-2009 Associate, Linklaters Miculiti, Mihai & Asociaţii 2003-2007

Languages

Romanian, English, French and Italian

Member

Bucharest and Romanian Bar Associations National Insolvency Practitioners Association

Education

Law degree, University of Bucharest


Romania

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Mona Muşat, Monia Dobrescu and Razvan Stoicescu lead the team at Muşat & Asociaţii and act on both local and international transactions. Project finance is a particular strength of the practice, with Muşat currently acting for an Asian bank in relation to the financing of five photovoltaic projects across Romania. Elsewhere, Stoicescu acted for a chemical industry company on refinancing its existing debt via a bank credit facility. The recent caseload also includes a number of real estate transactions.

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Capital markets

Within: Capital markets

Highlights for Muşat & Asociaţii included acting for The Government Agency of State Ownership and Privatization in connection with the secondary public offering on the Bucharest Stock Exchange of the Romanian state's 15% share in Transgaz. The team also advised Banca Transilvania on the structuring and preparation of a €30m convertible bonds issuance. Gheorghe Musat and Razvan Stoicescu jointly lead the practice, which possesses considerable experience with acting on major IPO projects.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Muşat & Asociaţii has a ‘strong local presence in Romania’ coupled with ‘an impressive ability to coordinate a cross-border deal’. In a recent highlight the team advised Spectrum Brands on the proposed $2bn sale of its international battery and portable lighting business to Energizer Holdings. The team handles corporate and commercial matters in addition to M&A transactions. It acts for Novares Automotive Romania, a Novares Group subsidiary, in respect to all matters falling under Romanian law including a recent rebranding process. Gheorghe Musat and Razvan Stoicescu, who ‘stands out for his understanding of business needs’, jointly head the practice.

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Energy and natural resources

Within: Energy and natural resources

Praised as ‘the strongest energy and natural resources practice locally’ by one client, Muşat & Asociaţii is ‘prompt, knowledgeable’ and possesses ‘a wealth of highly skilled individuals’. Practice heads Iulian Popescu and Razvan Stoicescu have an ‘excellent track record’ and are acting for Belgium-based Engie Energy Management on a number of matters, including an assessment of the options available for establishing a local presence in Romania.

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