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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

Alina Stancu Birsan

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Work +40 733 551 017
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Filip & Company

Work Department

Energy and natural resources, Projects and Infrastructure, Corporate and M&A.

Position

Partner.

Career

Alina’s main areas of focus are Energy, Corporate M&A and Projects, having been involved in some of the largest and most complex transactions and projects in these fields in Romania. Her substantial experience in the Energy field covers all relevant sectors (including conventional, renewable and nuclear power, oil and gas), legal issues (e.g. mergers and acquisitions, JVs, regulatory, contracts) and clients (e.g. utilities, investment funds, financing parties, equipment suppliers). Alina also has strong expertise in Corporate and M&A transactions, where she has advised clients on complex and sometimes multijurisdictional projects in various sectors, including financial services and telecoms.

Languages

Romanian, English, French.

Member

Member of the Romanian Union of Lawyers and Bucharest Bar Association.

Education

University of Bucharest, Faculty of Law, (2000 ‚Äď 2004); LL B, College Juridique d‚ÄôEtudes Europeennes, Universite Paris I, Pantheon Sorbonne, Maitrise (2000 ‚Äď 2004).


Romania

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Filip & Company¬†advised Banca Transilvania in relation to the acquisition of Bancpost, including advising on due diligence matters, transaction structuring and regulatory matters. A further notable highlight was acting for the National Bank of Greece in its attempted sale of Romanian subsidiary Banca Rom√ĘneascńÉ. Practice head¬†Alina Stancu Birsan¬†is supported by¬†Alexandru Birsan and Carmen Peli. Alexandra Manciulea¬†has been promoted to counsel; senior associate Mirona Apostu is also recommended.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Filip & Company acted for UK-based Kingfisher in its acquisition of Praktiker Romania, advising on due diligence, structuring and preparation and negotiation of the transaction documentation. Practice head Alexandru Birsan led on the matter; Carmen Peli and Alina Stancu Birsan are also names to note. The pair recently assisted Banca Transilvania with its successful acquisition of 99.15% of shares in Bancpost and all shares in ERB Retail Services and ERB Leasing. Cristina Filip is also a key member of the team and has experience handling mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and commercial contracts.

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Energy and natural resources

Within: Energy and natural resources

Filip & Company is advising Greece-based Mytilineos Holdings on the process of booking capacity for the transit of natural gas through Romania, including assisting with procedural steps and liaising with the relevant authorities. It also advised nuclear services company, Amec Foster Wheeler, on its sale to Kinectrics and represented RCS & RDS in its challenge to the monopoly powers of distribution companies. Alina Stancu Birsan and Cristina Filip head the practice, which possesses knowledge of the oil and gas, renewables, co-generation and nuclear energy industries.

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PPP and procurement

Within: PPP and procurement

At Filip & Company, the team had an active year handling energy-related projects. Practice head Alina Stancu Birsan¬†acted for Societatea Nationala Nuclearelectrica in relation to the development project of units three and four of the CernavodńÉ nuclear power plant. Work included the establishment of a joint venture with China Nuclear Power Corporation.

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