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Biris Goran SPARL, Christian Mîndru, Bucharest, ROMANIA

Christian Mîndru

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Biris Goran SPARL

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Finance & Restructuring


Head of the Finance Practice, Co-Head of the Corporate & M&A 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 represents both domestic and foreign capital market participants in all aspects of M&A and corporate finance activity and his clients range from start-up enterprises to some of the world's leading public companies. Christian also regularly acts for arrangers, borrowers and sponsors on a wide range of financing transactions, including syndicated and club deals, with an emphasis on acquisition, real estate and project finance.

Over the past 20 years, Christian provided strategic counsel in all aspects of local and cross-border M&A, including negotiated acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures in various industries including banking & finance, IP/IT, energy, transportation, consumer goods, to name a few.

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.


English, French, 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)

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