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Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners
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Work Department

Energy & Natural Resources / Banking & Finance / Capital Markets / Mergers & Acquisitions


Ioana Racoti, Senior Partner and founder of ZRVP, is a leading corporate finance lawyer, assisting financial institutions and borrowers in complex loan transactions, syndicated facilities, creation and perfection of guarantees and securities, project finance. Ioana also specializes in all aspects of corporate law and capital markets, including transactions on the capital market, public offerings, company listing and de-listing, private placements. Ioana has also developed an extensive practice in energy and natural resources, being highly sought after as an advisor for intricate projects regarding the oil & gas industry and energy sector, by granting legal assistance pertaining to investment strategy, regulatory issues and contract law. Ioana heads the Energy & Natural Resources, Banking & Finance, and Capital Markets departments.


Date of admission to the bar: 1993 Legal working experience: 26 years 1993 – 1995 Attorney at Law, Bucharest bar 1995 – 2005 Founding Partner of Racoţi, Predoiu & Asociaţii 2006 – present Founding Partner and Senior Partner of Zamfirescu Racoţi Vasile & Partners Attorneys at Law.


English, French.


Membership of Professional Associations: • Bucharest Bar (since 1993) • National Association of the Romanian Bars • International Bar Association.


University of Bucharest – Faculty of Law (B.A. in Law,1993).

Lawyer Rankings

Romania > Banking and finance

Names such as Piraeus Bank, BRD – Groupe Société Générale and Banca Transilvania form part of Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners‘ client roster. Ioana Racoti and Elena Iacob head the group, which acted for Alro in relation to a $167m term and revolving multi-currency facility provided by a syndicate of banks. The team also advised Alum on a $20m loan from Black Sea Trade.