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Schoenherr (in cooperation with Stoyanov & Tsekova)

ALABIN 56, 1000 SOFIA, BULGARIA
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Work +359 2 933 1070
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Fax +359 2 986 1105
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Bulgaria

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

Schoenherr (in cooperation with Stoyanov & Tsekova)

Schoenherr (in cooperation with Stoyanov & Tsekova) works on high-end domestic and cross-border finance deals, including acquisition and project financing, enforcement of security interests and the sale of NPLs. Key contact Tsvetan Krumov has expertise in structuring securities from a regulatory perspective, drafting credit facilities documents, and advising on cross-border insolvency and corporate-related private international law issues. He advised Ares Management on the €75m financing of Kohlberg’s acquisition of the K2 Sports and Marker Dalbello Völkl businesses in the Czech Republic and Bulgaria. Key clients include UniCredit Bulbank, Citibank Europe and Raiffeisen Bank International.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

Schoenherr (in cooperation with Stoyanov & Tsekova)

Schoenherr (in cooperation with Stoyanov & Tsekova) provides cross-border corporate and commercial advice and often acts on high-profile transactions. Alexandra Doytchinova and Ilko Stoyanov are the key contacts; Stoyanov advises on multinational acquisitions and corporate restructurings, and Doytchinova recently acted for Norwegian mobile operator Telenor on the €2.8bn sale of its Bulgarian subsidiary to PPF, one of the highest-value transactions in this sector. Other clients include Husqvarna Group and Takeaway.com.

Leading individuals

Alexandra Doytchinova - Schoenherr (in cooperation with Stoyanov & Tsekova)

Ilko Stoyanov - Schoenherr (in cooperation with Stoyanov & Tsekova)

Next generation lawyers

Katerina Kaloyanova - Schoenherr (in cooperation with Stoyanov & Tsekova)

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 2

Schoenherr (in cooperation with Stoyanov & Tsekova)

Schoenherr (in cooperation with Stoyanov & Tsekova) advises on compliance, abuse of dominance and stronger bargaining position, and merger control matters. Clients include major international companies in the finance, retail, oil and gas, and automotive industries. Team head Ilko Stoyanov and associate Galina Petkova are recommended.

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

Schoenherr (in cooperation with Stoyanov & Tsekova)

Schoenherr (in cooperation with Stoyanov & Tsekova) handles work in the electricity, oil and gas, and natural resources sectors. Team head Stefana Tsekova advises on major energy projects, M&A transactions, restructurings and joint ventures, and has clients such as OMV, EVN Bulgaria and the European Commission in her portfolio. In a recent highlight, Tsvetan Krumov advised some of the leading banks in Bulgaria on an LMA-style financing of €60m to be extended to seven national companies operating solar parks in the country.

Leading individuals

Stefana Tsekova - Schoenherr (in cooperation with Stoyanov & Tsekova)

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Healthcare and life sciences
Healthcare and life sciences - ranked: tier 2

Schoenherr (in cooperation with Stoyanov & Tsekova)

Schoenherr (in cooperation with Stoyanov & Tsekova) assists domestic and EU-based pharmaceutical companies, medical product developers, chemical producers and food companies. Stefana Tsekova recently advised Pharma Vision Europe on its establishment including distribution chain issues, regulatory work and reimbursement matters; other clients include Amway and OMV. Elena Todorova leads the team.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 1

Schoenherr (in cooperation with Stoyanov & Tsekova)

Schoenherr (in cooperation with Stoyanov & Tsekova) advises investors on the acquisition, development and financing of real estate projects, strategic joint ventures and construction processes. Dimitar Vlaevsky heads the team, which advised S Immo on the sale of the Serdika Centre and Serdika Offices in Sofia to New Europe Property Investments (NEPI) for €205m; this was one of the biggest deals in the sector in 2017.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 2

Schoenherr (in cooperation with Stoyanov & Tsekova)

At Schoenherr (in cooperation with Stoyanov & Tsekova), team co-head Ilko Stoyanov handles M&A and restructurings for investment funds and international corporations, fellow co-head Stefana Tsekova is a key name for GDPR implementation projects, Katerina Kaloyanova focuses on transactional work, and Radoslav Chemshirov specialises in regulatory issues and media law. In a recent highlight, the group advised Telenor on the sale of its Bulgarian subsidiary to PPF.

Next generation lawyers

Radoslav Chemshirov - Schoenherr (in cooperation with Stoyanov & Tsekova)

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