Silviya Apostolova is a Senior Associate at DGKV and a key member of the firm’s M&A, General Corporate, and Commerce practices. She joined DGKV as a trainee in 2007. Silviya has extensive expertise in joint ventures, contracts, and company reorganizations, and has taken part in some of the landmark M&A projects in Bulgaria. Silviya advises numerous clients on a regular basis on corporate matters and is experienced in the preparation of various corporate documents necessary for the incorporation and registration of companies and trade representative offices, as well as the registration of any changes related to the day-to-day operations of Bulgarian companies, including but not limited to share transfers and equity participations. She also advises clients on mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations, and other forms of corporate restructuring, as well as assisting with the preparation of transaction documentation and related agreements, such as management agreements and confidentiality and non-compete agreements. She also participates in projects related to employment matters and provides employment advice, including on employment and settlement agreements and collective dismissals.
Recent representative projects include:
- Advising The Rohatyn Group on the auction process for the sale of the Pet Shop group, including performing the legal due diligence of the Bulgarian subsidiary of the target group and assisting with local legal matters.
- Being part of the team advising investment group PPF a.s. on the Bulgarian-law aspects of its acquisition of Central European Media Enterprises, including its Bulgarian asset, bTV.
- Being part of the team advising PPF a.s. on the Bulgarian-law aspects of its acquisition of the regional assets of Telenor, including Bulgarian mobile operator Telenor Bulgaria.
- Being part of the team advising CallPoint New Europe AD on the investments by EBRD and TELUS in the company.