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Georgi Vladov

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Work +35 92 943 4350
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Dinova Rusev & Partners

Position

Partner specialising in company and commercial, dispute resolution, mergers and acquisitions, and real estate. Georgi advises on corporate governance, company formation and commercial agreements, while participating in due diligence reviews, drafting of documentation and advising on the legal framework governing development and construction in real estate. Georgi also acts in relation to all types of corporate transaction, including mergers, acquisitions, restructurings and share purchases, undertaking deal structuring, drafting, due diligence and compliance with regulatory frameworks. His dispute resolution practice is focused on commercial litigation and contractual disputes arising in the everyday course of his clients’ business.

Career

Registered arbitrator in the Arbitration Court of the Bulgarian Football Union.

Languages

English.

Member

Sofia Bar Association (admitted 2006).

Education

LLM, Sofia University, St. Kliment Ohridsky (2005).


Bulgaria

Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

The ‘highly professional and business-oriented’ team at Dinova Rusev & Partners acts ‘with real care for its clients’ needs’; it assists financial and payment institutions with debt restructuring, bond issuances and syndicated facility agreements, as well as providing compliance advice. Department head Diana Valkova, who focuses on financial transactions and security-related work; Anelia Dinova, who acts on complicated financing and debt restructuring agreements; and Georgi Vladov, who specialises in advising on syndicated loans and regulatory compliance, are recommended.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Dinova Rusev & Partners recently advised on deals in the food and beverage, mining, logistics and consumer goods sectors, among others. Major clients include Sephora, Marks & Spencer, McDonald's and 3M. Team head Anelia Dinova, who focuses on foreign investments, and Iliya Grozdanov, who has experience in structuring, drafting and negotiating various types of commercial agreements, are noted. Georgi Vladov advised an international private equity fund on the sale of one of the largest shopping centres in Sofia for €156m.

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Projects and PPP

Within: Projects and PPP

Dinova Rusev & Partners' experience encompasses greenfield development projects, financing issues and PPP matters with notable expertise in the energy and mining sectors. Recent highlights include advising Bulgarian Energy Holding on the financing of the South Stream pipeline project, and assisting Imerys Minerals Bulgaria with issues relating to its mining projects in Bulgaria. Anelia Dinova leads the department, which also includes regulatory expert Milen Rusev, real estate project specialist Georgi Vladov, and Iliya Grozdanov, who focuses on the energy sector.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

Dinova Rusev & Partners has expertise in real estate matters involving large-scale shopping centres, as well as secured debt restructuring. Department head Georgi Vladov advises on construction-related projects and sale-purchase transactions for shopping malls, and the lease of office areas; Anelia Dinova focuses on inward investment matters; and senior associate Gergana Chushkova  has litigation experience. Major clients include Sofia South Ring Mall, Telerik and Ikea/House Market Bulgaria. The firm advised Assos Capital and AP Retail on the €156m sale of The Mall to Balkan Retail.

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Transport (including shipping)

Within: Transport (including shipping)

Georgi Vladov leads the department at Dinova Rusev & Partners and has substantial experience in transport projects, shipping disputes and restructuring matters; the group also fields senior associates Ivelina Cherneva and Gergana Chushkova. The team also has notable shipping expertise and counts Economou Shipping Group, Crup and Enteria as clients.

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