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M&A
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M&A

Overview

  • Advised PPF Telecom Group B.V. on the Bulgarian law aspects of the sale of 30% stake in CETIN Group N.V. PPF Telecom Group B.V. retained 70% ownership of its leading telecommunications infrastructure provider operating across Central and Eastern Europe, including CETIN Bulgaria EAD.
  • Advising Blantyre Capital Limited, BlackRock, EBRD and the Bulgarian Development Bank on the restructuring of Bulsatcom EAD, the leading satellite TV provider in Bulgaria.
  • Advised The Rohatyn Group on the local legal aspects of the Pet Network exit and on the local aspects of the acquisition of a leading Bulgarian e-bike manufacturer.
  • Advised and represented the consortium led by SSB Sauerwein & Schaefer Bau AG and including ERG Insaat Ticaret ve Sanayi AS and Copenhagen Airports on all legal aspects of its participation in the tender process for the Sofia Airport Concession. (approx. EUR 3.898 billion indicative project budget).
  • Advised Integral Venture Partners on a number of debt and equity investments in Bulgaria, including the acquisition of a majority equity stake in Breaktime, acquisition of a minority debt stake in Bulsatcom, acquisition of an equity stake in a local healthy food manufacturer, etc.
  • Advised on the implementation in Bulgaria of the global separation and reorganization of IBM’s managed infrastructure services business of IBM Bulgaria via spin-off to Kyndryl Bulgaria.
  • Advised a company that is part of Rohlik Group on the acquisition of a minority stake in two investment rounds in Convenience AD, a company operating an online supermarket on the territory of several cities in Bulgaria.
  • Advised Sanmina Corporation in relation to the acquisition of Osram EOOD, a Bulgarian lights and lighting devices manufacturer owned by the German lighting solutions company Osram.
  • Advised Kohler Co, USA, on Bulgarian legal aspects of the acquisition by merger of Curtis Instruments Inc. and its subsidiaries, including among others the Bulgarian subsidiary as the main producing entity of the target group.
  • Advised Accenture (NYSE: ACN) on the Bulgarian law aspects of Xoomworks Group acquisition. DGKV’s team carried out legal due diligence of Xoomworks Bulgaria EOOD and was involved in the closing of the deal. Currently the firm is assisting the client with the post-acquisition integration in Bulgaria, including an upstream merger.
  • Advised AbbVie on the Bulgarian law aspects of the transformative acquisition of Allergan. DGKV assisted a transfer of the shares in the capital of Allergan Bulgaria EOOD from Warner Chilcott Nederland B.V. to AbbVie Central Finance B.V., as well as on other corporate and regulatory matters.
  • Advised Beijing Sequoia Kun De Investment Limited Partnership on the Bulgarian legal aspects of a potential indirect investment in a Bulgarian company that manufactures and sells a high-end fashion and accessories brand.
  • Advised CVC Capital Partners as a buy-side local counsel on the acquisition of Vivartia Holding, including its Bulgarian subsidiary Obedinena Mlechna Kompania.
  • Advised Hitachi Solutions Co. Ltd. in relation to the Bulgarian law and M&A aspects of the acquisition of ABB Power Grids business.
  • Advised on the Bulgarian law aspects and assisted the implementation of the global acquisition of the major entertainment assets of 21st Century Fox by Walt Disney Co. in Bulgaria.
  • Advised the Swedish Consilium Safety Group, a world leader in the area of fire and gas safety detection and related technologies, on the Bulgarian law aspects of its acquisition of Unipos, a well established Bulgarian manufacturer of fire safety detection systems.
  • Advised QuickBase, Inc., backed by Vista Equity Partners, with regard to the Bulgarian legal aspects of the acquisition of CloudPipes Group Ltd.
  • Advised SMS Bump Ltd. in respect of its acquisition of Yotpo, an e-commerce marketing platform headquartered in New York. The transaction represents the biggest acquisition of a company infused only with Bulgarian venture capital.
  • Advised Bulgarian digital monetization platform PubGalaxy on its acquisition by Dutch-based Azerion, a tech company active in the media and entertainment business.
  • Advised the Oman Investment Authority, the sovereign fund of the Sultanate of Oman, on the sale of a real estate portfolio to Smart Property Fund - structuring of the transaction, vendor due diligence, drafting transaction documents, negotiations with the purchaser, assistance with signing and completion.
  • Advised AP Capital AD on series of acquisitions of 5 residential real estate development companies in the region of Sofia, Bulgaria making AP Capital one of the major residential real estate developers in Sofia.
  • Advised Hamilton Data Services on the 100% sale of their business in Bulgaria.
  • Advised Progress Software on the acquisition of Telerik AD, the most successful IT company on the Bulgarian market. This was the largest deal for an independent software company in Central and Eastern Europe), with a deal value of USD 263.5 mln.
  • Advised Miller Developments Ltd. on the acquisition of the first pre-leased shopping mall in Varna with a deal value of over EUR 120 mln – the largest real estate deal of this type for 2008 in the region.
  • Advised ArcelorMittal Limited for the contemplated acquisition of all of the assets of Kremikovtzi AD, Bulgaria’s largest steel producer; project value USD 1.3 bln.
  • Advised RWE Power AG, with respect to the acquisition of a controlling interest into the largest Bulgarian mining company and the establishment of a joint venture with the state‐owned Maritza Iztok Coal Mines for the production of lignite coal, plus a joint venture with the Bulgarian State for the construction of a thermal power plant.
  • Advised on the acquisition of a 76% stake in Angel’s Estate Winery by Purcari Wineries PLC - structuring and due diligence work, as well as for drafting and negotiating the transaction documents.