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SKYTOWER BUILDING, 246C CALEA FLORESCA, 15TH FLOOR, DISTRICT 1, 014476 BUCHAREST, ROMANIA
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Work +40 21 527 2000
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Fax +40 21 527 2001
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www.pelifilip.com

Romania

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 1

PeliFilip

PeliFilip’s team is ‘focused on providing practical solutions’. Alina Stancu Bîrsan advised a major international bank and four Italian banks on increasing a €260m senior facilities agreement. Carmen Peli acts on key mandates. Senior associate Christina Apostu is also recommended.

Next generation lawyers

Mirona Apostu - PeliFilip

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 1

PeliFilip

PeliFilip’s ‘responsive and dedicated’ team has ‘excellent knowledge’ in the capital markets space. Alexandru Bîrsan is ‘a superstar’; he advised Digi Communications on its IPO on the Bucharest Stock Exchange, and is assisting the Romanian Ministry of Public Finance with its €20bn EMTN programme and a two-tranche eurobonds issuance. Senior associate Olga Niţă is also recommended.

Leading individuals

Alexandru Bîrsan - PeliFilip

Next generation lawyers

Olga Niţă - PeliFilip

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

PeliFilip

PeliFilip’s ‘highly dedicated’ team handles high-profile M&A and share purchase mandates. The ‘tough but practicalCristina Filip is ‘an excellent commercial operator’; she advised Terazone Enterprises on acquiring the company operating the last four Real hypermarkets in Romania, plus the stores’ real estate platforms, from Metro. Carmen Peli and Ioan Dumitrascu are notable practitioners.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

PeliFilip

PeliFilip provides ‘a hands-on approach to all problems’. The ‘prudent but daringCătălin Alexandru represents Hidroelectrica in a dispute over a fine applied by ANRE following the client’s direct sale of electric energy on the Hungarian market. Senior associate Alexandru Goşa is ‘good on strategy and the big picture’. Senior associate Mihnea Săraru is also recommended.

Next generation lawyers

Alexandru Goşa - PeliFilip

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 1

PeliFilip

PeliFilip has ‘an excellent practice in competition law’. Highlights included assisting Nuclearelectrica with competition issues rising from joint venture negotiations with China General Nuclear Power Group for constructing two units of the Cernavodă Nuclear Power Plant. Practice head Cătălin Suliman is ‘an expert in the competition field’. Seior associate Georgeta Gavriloiu is also recommended.

Leading individuals

Cătălin Suliman - PeliFilip

Next generation lawyers

Georgeta Gavriloiu - PeliFilip

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 1

PeliFilip

PeliFilip’s team has ‘deep knowledge of employment law’. Practice head Ioan Dumitrascu has ‘very good business acumen’; he is assisting a metallurgy company with a collective dismissal process. Other clients include the British Council.

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Energy and natural resources
Energy and natural resources - ranked: tier 1

PeliFilip

PeliFilip’s ‘very dedicated’ team handles nuclear, renewable energy, and oil and gas mandates, with notable expertise in wind power projects. The group continues to assist Steag Group with the acquisition of Monsson Alma’s 108MW wind farm project. Alina Stancu Bîrsan has ‘an analytic’ approach and ‘gives excellent support’. Cristina Filip advises on key mandates.

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PPP and procurement
PPP and procurement - ranked: tier 3

PeliFilip

PeliFilip’s ‘very dedicated team’ is noted for its strength in handling procurement matters in the energy sector; clients include Hidroelectrica and OMV Petrom. Alina Stancu Bîrsan is a notable practitioner, and senior associate Alexandru Goşa is also recommended.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 1

PeliFilip

PeliFilip’s ‘knowledgeable and client-oriented’ team has ‘a depth of expertise in the real estate sector’. Practice head Oana Bădărău acted for Mitiska REIM in acquiring a portfolio of retail projects worth over €40m throughout Romania. The ‘highly regardedFrancisc Peli is advising Portland Trust on acquiring 16,000sqm of land from Bluehouse. Senior associate Ioana Roman is also noted.

Next generation lawyers

Ioana Roman - PeliFilip

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 1

PeliFilip

Debt restructuring is prominent in PeliFilip’s workload. Cătălin Alexandru is assisting an international investment fund with restructuring a €3m debt against a real estate developer. Ioan Dumitrascu is a notable practitioner.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 2

PeliFilip

PeliFilip continues to act for RCS & RDS, most recently representing the company in two disputes against Antena TV Group pertaining to mutual contractual claims about services such as the retransmission of TV channels. Cătălin Alexandru and Alexandru Bîrsan are the key contacts.

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