Mr Damian Simeonov > Boyanov & Co. > Sofia, Bulgaria > Lawyer Profile

Boyanov & Co.
82 PATRIARCH EVTIMII BOULEVARD
1463 SOFIA
Bulgaria

Work Department

Banking & Finance

Position

• Partner, Co-Head of Banking & Finance
• Finance, M&A, TMT, Foreign Investments, Corporate

Career

• Partner, BOYANOV & Co. (1999 – to date)
• Associate and Senior Associate, Borislav Boyanov & Co. (1994 – 1999)

Languages

Bulgarian, English, Russian.

Memberships

Sofia Bar Association; International Bar Association; Center for International Legal Studies; Legal Development Foundation.

Education

• Faculty of Law, Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, MA in Law (1994);
• Academy of American International Law, Southwestern Legal Foundation, Dallas (1998).

Leisure

Travelling, reading, movies.

Lawyer Rankings

Bulgaria > Banking, finance and capital markets

(Leading individuals)

Damian SimeonovBoyanov & Co.

The established banking and finance practice at Boyanov & Co. advises financial institutions, corporate borrowers and lenders on a range of transactions, from bilateral banks loans to complex syndicated loans, as well as corporate and public bond issues. The ‘very knowledgeableDamian Simeonov leads the team and is supported by Ralitsa Nedkova and Georgi Drenski. Praised for its ‘excellent mix of local law knowledge and international standards’, the team frequently acts as local partner to foreign law firms and sits on the panels of domestic and international financial institutions.

Bulgaria > Energy and natural resources

Praised for its ‘extensive experience in all areas of the energy sector’, Boyanov & Co. leverages the firm’s full-service capability to handle a range of projects, such as advising Three Seas Initiative Investment Fund on the acquisition of a majority stake in the Austrian independent renewable power group Enery Development. Practice leader Alexander Chatalbashev handles cross-border matters emerging out of the energy sector, including M&A transactions, regulatory issues, litigation and project development, while Damian Simeonov focuses on the acquisition and financing of energy projects.

Bulgaria > TMT

(Leading individuals)

Damian SimeonovBoyanov & Co.

Boyanov & Co.’s stellar client list includes major telecoms and tech companies, cable operators, and TV and radio stations, including Lenovo, TikTok, Microsoft and Google, among many others. The TMT practice group stands out for high-end corporate transactions and finance matters, and has the capability to advise on fintech projects, cybersecurity, as well as regulatory issues. Damian Simeonov, who has vast experience in M&A and finance deals in the telecoms sector, jointly leads the team alongside Nikolay Zisov, who advises multinational and local clients in the field of IT.