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PeliFilip, awarded for assisting the largest deals in the financial services and real estate sectors

October 2016

PeliFilip has received the awards for legal assistance in the largest transaction in the financial services sector, respectively the largest transaction in the real estate sector during the Lawyers’ Gala 2016, organized by Ziarul Financiar, one of the most representative business news outlet in Romania.

The Lawyers’ Gala is an annual event which recognizes the law firms that intermediate the largest deals in various industries in Romania. At this year’s edition, PeliFilip won two categories – financial services and real estate – for the assistance offered to Țiriac Group, respectively Portland Trust.

“The nominations and awards received during this prestigious media event confirm our leading position in the business law market. I would like to thank Ziarul Financiar for organizing the event and recognizing the landmark transactions in Romania in 2015, our clients for the trust in relation to some of their most significant projects and matters and especially our team whose unflagging pursuit of excellence and efforts deliver best-in-class services in the Romanian legal market”, said Cristina Filip, Managing Partner PeliFilip.

In 2015, PeliFilip advised Tiriac Group, one of the largest privately owned business groups in Romania, in relation to the exercise of exit rights arising from the joint-venture concluded with Unicredit Bank Austria AG in relation to Unicredit Tiriac Bank SA and certain related arrangements across several jurisdictions. The team was coordinated by Cristina Filip and key individuals were Monica Statescu, Mihaela Ispas, Alexandra Manciulea and Mirona Apostu, Senior Associates.

In 2015 PeliFilip assisted Portland Trust, a leading developer based in the Czech Republic, in relation to the sale of Floreasca Park, an office project located in Bucharest, consisting of approximately 36,000 sq. m of leasable area. The exit was performed by means of a share deal to German investment fund GLL Real Estate Partners. Lead partners in this deal were Francisc Peli and Oana Bădărău and key individuals were Ioana Waszkiewicz, Senior Associate, and Mirabela Maria and Bogdan Creţeanu, Associates.


PeliFilip is a firm providing top quality assistance in business law with the help of a team which aims to set a market standard in terms of dynamism, in-depth knowledge of the clients’ businesses and creative legal solutions. Specialized in complex projects that require an innovative approach, PeliFilip’s lawyers have a wide experience in various practice areas such as infrastructure and concession, mergers and acquisitions, energy, corporate law, real estate, competition, dispute resolution, finance and capital markets, as well as employment.

Please find more details about PeliFilip’s expertise areas and team on the website

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