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Bulgaria

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 1

Tsvetkova Bebov Komarevski

Tsvetkova Bebov Komarevski's 'dedicated and proactive' team has¬†‚Äėin-depth expertise‚Äô and ‚Äėa client-oriented and flexible approach‚Äô. Managing partner Nikolay Bebov¬†has ‚Äėprofound expertise in capital markets‚Äô, is ‚Äėan authority in banking and finance‚Äô and is highly regarded for his ‚Äėlogical thinking, eye for detail and ability to build relationships of trust with his clients‚Äô. Damyan Leshev,¬†who was recently promoted to managing associate, has ‚Äėan ability to find connections between seemingly unrelated aspects of a case and to find the best solution under stress‚Äô, and senior associates¬†Lidiya Shumkova¬†is¬†‚Äėa resourceful lawyer‚Äô with ‚Äėprofound practical knowledge of capital markets regulation and compliance‚Äô.¬†Highlights included Bebov¬†and senior associate Victoria Tzonkova¬†acting as Bulgarian counsel to US Bank Trustees on the refinancing of the ‚ā¨400m bond of Vivacom (Bulgarian Telecommunications Company).

Leading individuals

Nikolay Bebov - Tsvetkova Bebov Komarevski

Next generation lawyers

Damyan Leshev - Tsvetkova Bebov Komarevski

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

Tsvetkova Bebov Komarevski

The team at¬†Tsvetkova Bebov Komarevski¬†has ‚Äėstrong technical skills coupled with the ability to understand the client's goals in the context of the local business and regulatory environment‚Äô and¬†'strives for excellence through creating original ideas and solutions' in corporate and commercial matters.¬†Irina Tsvetkova, whose presence ‚Äėprovides comfort‚Äô to clients, focuses on business restructuring, while the 'ambitious, hardworking and entrepreneurial-minded‚Äô Venelin Dimitrov, who has 'a¬†professional attitude, deep expertise and a business-oriented approach',¬†combines M&A expertise with knowledge of antitrust and competition law and corporate finance.¬†Iliya Komarevski¬†advised Dr. Max, one of the largest pharmacy chains in the CEE region, on its high-value cross-border acquisition of A&D Pharma Group. The team also acts for major international clients, including Hilton, Mars and Siemens.

Leading individuals

Venelin Dimitrov - Tsvetkova Bebov Komarevski

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Tsvetkova Bebov Komarevski

Tsvetkova Bebov Komarevski¬†represents clients before the commercial, administrative, employment and insolvency courts in Bulgaria, as well as the ICSID and the Court of Justice of the European Union. The team ‚Äėadapts to clients' requirements‚Äô and the ‚Äėtrustworthy‚Äô lawyers have ‚Äėgood communication skills and a broad knowledge of the law combined with a good track record on past cases‚Äô. Long-term clients include Soci√©t√© G√©n√©rale, Faro, Wrigley and AstraZeneca. Nikolay Bebov¬†and senior associate Victoria Tzonkova¬†represented Soci√©t√© G√©n√©rale as a major creditor in the complex insolvency proceedings of the fourth largest Bulgarian bank, Corporate Commercial Bank.¬†Practice head Iliya Komarevski¬†advises clients in the transport, pharmaceutical, fast-moving consumer goods and infrastructure sectors.

Next generation lawyers

Victoria Tzonkova  - Tsvetkova Bebov Komarevski

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 2

Tsvetkova Bebov Komarevski

Tsvetkova Bebov Komarevski's¬†team is made up of ‚Äėexperts with extensive knowledge‚Äô who¬†‚Äėunderstand the market‚Äô; it advises on merger notifications and clearance, vertical and horizontal agreements, and unfair competition. Key contacts include practice head¬†Venelin Dimitrov, who ‚Äėalways tries to maintain the balance between managing the competition law risk and the functioning of the business‚Äô, and senior associate¬†Eleonora Mateina, who ‚Äėhas extensive knowledge in the sector and always considers the relevant case law and the economic aspects of the case‚Äô. The team advises companies from the healthcare, natural resources, IT, energy and fast-moving consumer goods sectors, among others;¬†AstraZeneca and Mars are long-term clients.

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

Tsvetkova Bebov Komarevski

Tsvetkova Bebov Komarevski's 'expert,¬†meticulous and reliable' team¬†advises electricity and downstream and upstream oil and gas companies on¬†power production, transmission, distribution and trade.¬†Renewable energy specialist¬†Irina Tsvetkova¬†and senior associate Aleksandar Aleksandrov,¬†who recently joined from Overgas, lead the practice.¬†In the utilities sector, Nikolay Bebov¬†and Damyan Leshev¬†advised Energo-Pro on the issue of ‚ā¨370m debut bonds. Changes in the team included the departure of Angel Bangachev¬†to CMS¬†and the promotion of Eleonora Mateina¬†to senior associate.

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Healthcare and life sciences
Healthcare and life sciences - ranked: tier 1

Tsvetkova Bebov Komarevski

Tsvetkova Bebov Komarevski's client roster encompasses pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, biotechnology companies and research institutions, with notable examples including¬†AstraZeneca, AmGen and Takeda. Group leader¬†Ilya Komarevski¬†handles regulatory issues including representing clients in regulatory appeals; he also¬†recently advised Dr Max on its ‚ā¨5m acquisition of A&D Pharma Bulgaria.¬†Senior associate¬†Eleonora Mateina¬†is also a key name to note and¬†focuses on the pharmaceutical, food supplements and healthcare sectors.

Next generation lawyers

Eleonora Mateina - Tsvetkova Bebov Komarevski

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 3

Tsvetkova Bebov Komarevski

With 'very good technical knowledge', Tsvetkova Bebov Komarevski provides 'consistently good advice' across transactional work and compliance issues. Recent mandates include assisting Falcon.io with its acquisition of Komfo and its Bulgarian subsidiary, and handling Telerik's internal restructuring. Venelin Dimitrov leads the group, which also includes senior associates Dimitar Grozdanov and Eleonora Mateina.

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