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Christian Mindru

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Biris Goran SPARL

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Biris Goran Corporate / M&A and Finance Practices


Co-head of Corporate/M&A Practice Head of Finance Practice


Christian joined Biriş Goran in 2007 and currently heads the firm’s Finance and Restructuring practice and co-heads the Corporate/M&A groups. His skill set comprising experience, language capabilities and experience with international firms is unparalleled in Romania. He has extensive experience acting for arrangers, borrowers and sponsors on a wide range of transactions with an emphasis on acquisitions, real estate and project finance. He has acted as counsel on the occasion of the first syndicated facility governed by Romanian law without a state guarantee and has advised the lead arranger and the lenders on one of the first LBO financing in Romania. He also has substantial experience acting for bidders on a wide range of domestic and cross-border merger and acquisition deals, including privatisation transactions (he acted as counsel for purchasers/bidders in the privatization of Distrigaz Nord, BCR, and Electrica Muntenia Sud). Before joining Biriş Goran, Christian worked in Montréal for Fasken Martineau, a top-tier Canadian law firm and then as senior associate and transaction leader for Gide Loyrette Nouel in its Paris and Bucharest offices. Christian was raised and educated in Canada and the United States, and speaks fluently French, English and Romanian.


French, English, Romanian


Bucharest Bar (registered 2003) Quebec Bar (admitted 1995)


University of Montréal, Faculty of Law, Montréal, Canada (Law Degree, 1993) University of Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA (B.Sc. Business Administration, 1989)


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Real estate-driven transactions are a core strength for Biriş Goran SPARL with the team acting for clients such as One United Properties and LeasePlan Romania. Recent highlights include acting for Coresi Business Park in the sale of its flagship office centre to real estate company Immochan. The practice acts for both domestic and overseas clients and regularly advises Greece-based Zeus International on its operations in Romania. Ana Frațian and Christian Mindru jointly lead the group.

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