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Tuca Zbârcea & Asociatii

4-8 SOSEAUA NICOLAE TITULESCU, AMERICA HOUSE, WEST WING, 8F, SECTOR 1, 011141 BUCHAREST, ROMANIA
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Work +40 21 204 8890
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Fax +40 21 204 8899
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Web:
www.tuca.ro
Bucharest, Cluj Napoca

Dragos Apostol

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Work +4037 413 62 42
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Web:
www.tuca.ro/partners/?cp=DA
Tuca Zbârcea & Asociatii

Work Department

Mergers, Acquisitions and Privatisations; Corporate and Commercial; Real Estate; Energy and Natural Resources

Position

Dragos Apostol is a Partner specialising in mergers, acquisitions and privatization, as well as corporate and commercial law. He has extensive experience of advising Romanian and foreign investors, as well as public authorities, on legal matters arising from a wide range of industry sectors, such as mining, real estate, financial services/private equity, automotive, agri-business, FMCG, oil and gas, and so on.

His legal skills include negotiating, drafting and reviewing complex agreements in the context of joint ventures, assets and share sales and purchases, mergers, acquisitions, business transfers and reorganisations, as well as privatisation and concession projects. In particular, he has developed a considerable body of expertise advising on mergers and acquisitions taking place in the e-commerce sector.

In addition, Dragos Apostol has a strong legal background in real estate, particularly in relation to real estate development, investment, sale and purchase, real estate planning, commercial leasing and property management issues, and other non-contentious aspects of real estate and construction related projects.

Career

Partner, Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii (from 2014 to present), Senior Associate / Managing Associate, Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii (from 2011 to 2014), Senior Associate, Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (NNDKP) (from 2009 to 2011), Partner, Apostol, Misu & Asociatii (from to 2008 to 2009), Senior Associate / Managing Associate, Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii (from 2005 to 2008), Senior Associate, Muşat & Asociaţii (from 2002 to 2005), Associate, Badea, Radu & Asociaţii (currently Clifford Chance Badea) (from 2002 to 2002), Associate, Igreţ & Oancea Law Offices (from 1999 to 2002).

Languages

English.

Member

Bucharest Bar Association.

Education

University of Bucharest (LL.B., 1998); Certified Expert in Public Procurement, accredited by the Romanian authority, the ANC (formerly the CNFPA, the National Council for Adult Vocational Training).


Romania

Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

Ţuca Zbârcea & Asociaţii's client roster includes real estate developers, institutional and energy-sector investors, construction and infrastructure companies, public authorities and retailers. It assisted Speedwell with the acquisition of two plots of land, totalling 12,000sqm and 50,000sqm respectively. In another highlight, it carried out the due diligence on 500 locations in Romania on behalf of Vodafone in view of its acquisition of Liberty Global. Razvan Gheorghiu-TestaDan Borbely, Amalia Dumitru and Dragos Apostol are the names to note.

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