Mr Perry V. Zizzi > Dentons > Bucharest, Romania > Lawyer Profile

The Mark, Calea Grivitei nr. 84-98
010735 Bucharest
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Work Department

Banking and Finance, Real Estate, Private Equity, Mergers and Acquisitions, Financial Institutions, Securities and Corporate Finance


Perry V. Zizzi is the coordinating partner of Dentons Bucharest banking and finance group and a co-head of the real estate finance sub-sector group. He is a core member of the real estate team, with over 19 years of experience practicing law in the emerging markets of Central and Eastern Europe, Western Europe, the U.S. and elsewhere. Perry has advised on numerous real estate development, financing, acquisition and leasing transactions in Romania, Ukraine, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Turkey, Hungary, Russia and Italy. His experience in finance is particularly broad, spanning syndicated loans, receivables securitizations, capital markets, senior and subordinated debt, recapitalizations and acquisition finance.


Partner – Dentons, Bucharest (2014-present); Partner – Clifford Chance, Bucharest and Kyiv (2007-2014); Partner – Salans, Bucharest (2007); Counsel – Altheimer & Gray and Salans, Bucharest and Prague (2003-2007); Associate – Skadden, Arps, Paris (2000-2003); Associate – Debevoise & Plimpton, New York and London (1995-2000); Assistant to Assemblyman Ralph Eannace, Utica and Albany (1992); Volunteer – US Peace Corps, Republic of Palau (1989-1991)



English, Romanian, French, Italian, Spanish


Admitted to the Bar, New York, 1995;
Registered foreign attorney at the Bar, Bucharest, 2004


Columbia University School of Law, 1995, JD;
Georgetown University, 1989, AB, Government

Lawyer Rankings

Romania > Banking and finance

Perry V. Zizzi‘s team at Dentons is well regarded for its real estate and corporate finance capabilities, as well as for loan work-outs and restructurings. It assisted Banca Comercială Română and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development with the development financing for two green warehouses. In another highlight, the practice formed part of an international team advising a consortium of lenders on the acquisition of Fortuna Entertainment Group. The team has experience advising clients in the manufacturing, technology, green energy and automotive industries.

Romania > Real estate and construction

Perry V. Zizzi and Bogdan Papandopol jointly head the team at Dentons. Zizzi specialises in real estate investment, financing, acquisitions and leasing matters, and Papandopol focuses on transactions. The pair advised Banca Comercială Română on amendments to the existing financing of CTP’s acquisition of a logistic properties portfolio and also acted for METRO Cash & Carry on a property sale and lease to a high-profile retailer.