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Kinstellar

8-10 NICOLAE IORGA, 010434 BUCHAREST, ROMANIA
Tel:
Work +40 21 307 1500
Web:
www.kinstellar.com

Romania

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 3

Kinstellar

Kinstellar advises institutional lenders on loans, various companies on regulatory matters and banks on capital markets issues. Bogdan Bibicu assists Credit Suisse with securities regulation, and Hungary’s Eximbank with hydroelectric projects in Romania.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

Kinstellar

Kinstellar’s ‘bright, competent and knowledgeable’ team handles major transactions, often with a cross-border element. Răzvan Popa, ‘a remarkable lawyer with top-notch technical knowledge’, coordinated Alpha Bank’s sale of 12.5% of Victoriabank to the EBRD, which utilised a novel structure. Counsel Iustinian Captariu is ‘practical, responsive and an excellent communicator’.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Kinstellar

Kinstellar’s Bogdan Bibicu is defending two drug companies in a case brought by a distributor regarding the termination of a distribution agreement, while Răzvan Popa is advising FBR Forest One in a potential dispute regarding losses caused by forestry regulation. Counsel Remus Codreanu is another name to note.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

Kinstellar

Kinstellar provides ‘timely responses and detailed knowledge’. Work includes transactional matters and day-to-day advice, including on behalf of technology and pharmaceutical clients. Counsel Remus Codreanu heads the practice. Răzvan Popa advised Stihl Romania on hiring its new CEO.

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Energy and natural resources
Energy and natural resources - ranked: tier 3

Kinstellar

Kinstellar provides ‘a responsive service with a business-friendly approach’. In addition to assisting with energy trading and environmental matters, Răzvan Popa and counsel Iustinian Captariu advised Centrica on its purchase of Ener-G.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 3

Kinstellar

Kinstellar’s team is ‘a group of talented and knowledgeable people who provide unparalleled advice’. The ‘sharp, knowledgeable, pragmatic and efficient’ Răzvan Popa advised Logicor on the operation of the logistics portfolio it acquired from Immofinanz. Other clients include FirstFarms. The practice was signficantly enhanced by the May 2017 hire of Victor Constantinescu formerly a key figure at Biriş Goran SPARL.

Leading individuals

Victor Constantinescu - Kinstellar

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 1

Kinstellar

Kinstellar handles big-ticket insolvency matters. Bogdan Bibicu acted for EFG Luxembourg in the Hidroelectrica insolvency. Other clients include Citibank and Société Generale; the team advised the latter on restructuring a RON135m loan to a telecoms company.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 3

Kinstellar

Kinstellar is ‘outstandingly quick and service-oriented’. Răzvan Popa and senior associate Amalia De Ligenza advise BT on data retention, while Bogdan Bibicu handles IT contracting matters.

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White-collar crime
White-collar crime - ranked: tier 2

Kinstellar

Kinstellar has ‘deep knowledge of the region’s anti-corruption laws and culture’. Bogdan Bibicu defends and handles pre-charge advisory matters concerning alleged corruption, tax evasion and public procurement fraud. Clients include Dow Europe, which the firm is representing as a victim of mandate fraud.

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