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Our Corporate and M&A department provides expert advice to businesses across SE Europe on all aspects of corporate life, including structuring and completing domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, joint ventures and equity investments as well as on notifying such transactions to the relevant regulatory agencies for administrative clearance.

Our team devises deal structures, designs acquisition strategies and implements plans for both purchasers and potential acquisition targets at domestic and international level. We are also active in proactively consulting businesses on their relationships with domestic and international customers, suppliers, agents and distributors.

Our corporate lawyers provide counseling to domestic and international clients, including multinational and listed companies, brokerage houses, investment funds, commercial banks and institutional investors.


  • We advise VOICEWEB on a series of distributorship and commercial agency matters, including drafting distribution agreements on both exclusive and non-exclusive basis and negotiating the terms and conditions of the distribution/agency agreements already in place between VOICEWEB and various distributors/agents/authorised resellers in jurisdictions spanning over Senegal, Tanzania and Kuwait.
  • We advised UPSTREAM with respect to an equity investment in SMARTBOX LIMITED, a UK technology company, previously subsidiary of Jersey company INTELLIBOX, a spin off of UPSTREAM, which coordinated the entire transaction.
  • We advised SECURE PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT & INVESTMENT (SPDI), a Cypriot AIM-listed company, with respect to the acquisition of Credit Agricole Leasing Greece from Credit Agricole France. The seller organised an international tender through Deloitte, in which our client was short-listed along with two more perspective buyers.
  • We advised TUI TRAVEL with respect to an acquisition in Rhodes island in Greece. The deal involved the acquisition of an SPV owning the “Voice of America – South Afantou” plot in Afantou area in Rhodes island from the Greek state.
  • We advised INDIVIOR with respect to the legal requirements and procedures of setting up a local establishment and obtaining marketing authorisation in various jurisdictions including Bosnia and Herzegovina and Turkey, while negotiating INDIVIOR’s distribution agreements – already in place – within the same jurisdictions.
  • We advised SECURE PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT & INVESTMENT (SPDI) with respect to the acquisition of an important logistics park in Bucharest, hosting, inter alia, the Romanian warehouses of Nestle, via a Cypriot SPV structure.
  • We advised institutional investors and equipment manufacturers from Switzerland, Germany and Italy with respect to the expansion of the activities of their Romanian subsidiary of CUSTOSOLAR GROUP, a major player in the renewable energy sector.
  • We designed and handled the legal and financial structure for the development of the biggest cables factory in Romania for VIOHALCO GROUP.
  • We advised BLUEHOUSE with respect to a real estate sale through the sale of the total equity in a Romanian company to the Romanian SPV of the German fund GLL.
  • We assisted and represented INTRAKAT before the competent authorities with respect to the formalities required for the acquisition of a package of shares from EUROKAT and advised on a €2,2m share capital increase in the Romanian company INTRACOMCONSTRUCT SA, as capitalization of financing of a project in Romania.
  • We assisted RECKITT BENCKISER in the drafting and negotiation of the distribution agreement with a distributor in the Albanian market for several pharmaceutical products. In addition, we assisted Reckitt Benckiser with obtaining the relevant marketing authorizations from the competent Albanian authorities.