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DealWatch reconfirms Popovici Nitu & Asociatii as the #1 M&A Law Firm in Romania

DealWatch - February 24, 2011

Popovici Nițu & Asociații has been ranked first for M&A in Romania by number of deals successfully concluded in 2010 in Romania, according to DealWatch’s M&A League Tables.

Top 10 Legal Advisors by Number of Deals

Rank Company

Deal Value
(EUR mil.)

No. of
Deals

1

Popovici Nițu & Asociații

85

18

2

NNDKP

115

10

3

Biris Goran

15

10

4

Musat & Asociatii

584

8

5

Tuca Zbârcea & Asociatii

88

8

6

CMS Group

56

7

7

Kinstellar SCA

182

6

8

DLA Piper

14

6

9

Schönherr

85

5

10

Salans LLP

19

5

Source: DealWatch

During 2010, Popovici Nițu & Asociații was involved in 18 successful deals and other 15 joint ventures and corporate restructurings, in various industries such as Energy, Healthcare, Telecom and Real Estate.
Popovici Nițu & Asociații advised:

  • Auchan Romania on the acquisition of various real estate properties;
  • Filasa SAS & Sanafi SAS on the acquisition of five wind farms;
  • Immofinanz in a string of acquisitions, including the acquisition of up to 100% equity in the companies owning Polus Constanta Mall, Euromall Galati and West Gate Craiova Mall;
  • Innova Capital on the acquisition of Datek Telecom and Rokor Ecostyle;
  • MedLife on the acquisition of 80% of the share capital of Medis Brasov and of a local company involved in the development of private hospital;
  • Scop Computers on the sale of 50.96% shares to ABC Data.

Focusing traditionally to the private sector and to foreign investment projects, Popovici Nițu & Asociații is acknowledged by the vast majority of observers and peers as “the transactional law firm” among the market leaders.

The Firm was constantly recognized for its transactional legal work by international legal directories. According to Legal 500 EMEA 2010 edition, “clients praise the “commercial and pragmatic approach” of the Popovici Nițu & Asociații team, which is known for its strength in transactional work” and also “clients are impressed with rapid feedback on all queries, balanced view on risks and very good quality reporting and transaction documents”.

Popovici Nițu & Asociații is one of the key players on the legal services market, acting primarily in private transactions where it generally represents the interests of international corporations.

DealWatch is a financial markets research agency, part of Euromoney Institutional Investor Company, providing a comprehensive source for Emerging Market M&A and ECM transaction information.

 

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