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CMS and Ivanov & Co Advise on Astronergy Acquisition of Boychinovtsi Photovoltaic Project in Bulgaria

CMS and Ivanov & Co Advise on Astronergy Acquisition of Boychinovtsi Photovoltaic Project in Bulgaria

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CMS has advised Astronergy on the acquisition of the Boychinovtsi 60-megawatt photovoltaic project in Bulgaria. Ivanov & Co advised the sellers.

According to CMS, “this acquisition represents the first new purchase of a photovoltaic project by Astronergy Solar Bulgaria EOOD since its successful completion of ten operational photovoltaic projects in Bulgaria in the period 2011-2012.”

Recently, CMS has also advised Astronergy on its EUR 54 million PV portfolio refinancing (as reported by CEE Legal Matters on May 24, 2023).

The CMS team included Managing Partner Kostadin Sirleshtov, Senior Associate Borislava Piperkova, Associates Vaska Solakova, Elena Yotova-Yordanova, and Dian Boev, and Trainee Lyubomira Tanchovska.

The Ivanov & Co team was led by Lawyer Miroslav Ivanov.

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CMS Sofia is a full-service law firm, the largest international law firm in Bulgaria and one of the largest providers of legal services in the local market as a whole. The breadth and depth of our practice means that our lawyers are specialised, with a level of specialisation that few of our competitors can match.

CMS Sofia is the Bulgarian branch of CMS, a top ten global legal and tax services provider with over 5000 lawyers in 43 countries and 78 offices across the world.

CMS entered the Bulgarian market as one of the first internationally active law firms in 2005 and is now among the most respected legal advisors in the country. We have 7 partners, 4 counsel and over 30 lawyers in our office in Sofia.

Our legal experts, who are rooted in Bulgaria’s local culture, can also draw on years of experience in foreign countries and are at home in several legal systems at once. We know the particularities of the local market just as well as the needs of our clients and combine both to achieve optimum solutions. Our lawyers are Bulgarian qualified and we also have English qualified experts – all of them regularly working on cross-border mandates.

In our work, we focus on M&A, Energy, Projects and Construction, Banking and Finance, Real Estate, Media, IP and IT law, Tax, Employment law, Competition, Procurement and any kind of Dispute resolution, including arbitration and mediation. What’s more, we also take care of the entire legal management of our clients’ projects.

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