Ms Katerina Kraeva > Wolf Theiss > Sofia, Bulgaria > Lawyer Profile

Wolf Theiss
1407 SOFIA

Work Department

Banking & Finance, Corporate, Tax.


Partner, Wolf Theiss, since 2014, specialised in Banking & Finance, Corporate, Tax. Katerina advises lenders (senior and mezzanine) and borrowers on project finance, acquisition and asset based lending and restructuring. Her expertise covers regulatory issues in the financial sector – compliance, structuring, derivatives and commodities trading.


Counsel, Wolf Theiss, 2013 – 2014, Senior Associate, Wolf Theiss, 2011 – 2013.


English, Russian, German.


Sofia Bar Association.


Sofia University, Faculty of Law, Master of Law.

Lawyer Rankings

Bulgaria > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Wolf Theiss acts for international venture capital and private equity investors in transactional work that ranges from small minority share acquisitions up to large cross-border equity and commercial transactions. The firm represents Acrisure in an ongoing insurance-broker acquisition of the Unilink Group across 6 jurisdictions. Richard Clegg leads the practice and is especially versed in transactions and corporate matters in the regulated industries. Anna Rizova advises global corporates on their entry into the Bulgarian market and in M&A transactions, Katerina Kraeva and Jasmina Uzova are also noted for their contributions on M&A transactions.

Bulgaria > Banking, finance and capital markets

(Leading individuals)

Katerina KraevaWolf Theiss

Wolf Theiss‘ team provides expert advice on strategic investments and funding initiatives for financial institutions and private equity funds, as well as assisting with domestic and cross-border financing transactions, and providing regulatory advice to banks and fintech companies. Katerina Kraeva, who advises on acquisition finance, project finance and restructuring,  jointly leads the team with Richard Clegg, who has extensive expertise in transactions in the technology and regulated sectors, and often represents funds, founders and blue-chip corporates. Ivan Mangatchev has expertise in regulatory issues in the European financial sector.