Filip & Company has advised Alesonor Real Estate Development on obtaining a EUR 21 million financing from Banca Transilvania for the development of the Amber Forest project.
Filip & Company has advised Bucharest Stock Exchange-listed One United Properties on its share capital increase.
Filip & Company has advised RCS & RDS and its Digi Spain Telecom subsidiary on a EUR 128 million five-year term loan for investment purposes. Reportedly, Freshfields' offices in Spain and the Netherlands advised RCS & RDS as well. Clifford Chance reportedly advised the financing banks, with Spain's Banco Santander acting as agent.
SSW Pragmatic Solutions has advised the Avallon MBO PE Fund on the full disposal of its stake in Novo Tech to Isosport Verbundbauteile Gesellschaft of the Constantia Industries group. Masiota advised the buyers. Filip & Company and MVVP reportedly also advised Avallon. SRG Stock Rafaseder Gruszkiewicz and Maruta Wachta reportedly also advised the buyers.
Filip & Company has advised the Holcim Group on the acquisition of General Beton Romania. Antico & Partners and Gianni & Origoni reportedly advised the seller.
Filip & Company has advised Medicover on its acquisition of Laurus Medical network of clinics. Firon Bar-Nir advised the seller.
Clifford Chance has advised the Green Group on a EUR 127 million financing from a syndicate of banks. Filip & Company advised the lenders. Linklaters reportedly advised the lenders as well.
Former Counsels Georgeta Gavriloiu and George Trantea have been promoted to Partner at Filip & Company.
On January 18, six leading real estate lawyers in Romania sat down for a virtual round table moderated by CEE Legal Matters Managing Editor Radu Cotarcea. The conversation focused on the current state of affairs in the real estate sector, looking at who the main players are, the hottest assets, deal-making trends in the sector, and more.
The Romanian market has been a “very hot one,” in recent months, and the year in general, according to Filip & Company Partner Alexandru Birsan, with entrepreneurs benefiting from easy access to funds.
On February 11, 2020, CEE Legal Matters reported that Filip & Company, working with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, had advised RCS & RDS / Digi Communications N.V. on its issuance of two series of senior secured bonds with a total value of EUR 850 million. Clifford Chance Badea and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton advised the lead arrangers, which included Citibank, ING Bank N.V., and UniCredit Bank S.A.