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Popovici Nitu & Asociatii is the Dealmaker of 2009

ISI DealWatch - May 2010

Popovici Nițu & Asociații advised the largest number of successfully concluded M&A deals in Romania in 2009 according to ISI DealWatch.

Top Legal Advisors by Number of Deals

Company

Value
(U Dm)

Deals

1

Popovici Nițu & Asociații

499.76

16

2

Țuca Zbârcea & Asociații

678.58

12

3

Allen & Overy LLP

212.72

10

4

Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (NNDKP)

94.26

7

5

PeliFilip

2,265.73

6

6

Schoenherr

532.97

5

7

White & Case LLP

162.89

5

8

D&B David si Baias

61.88

5

9

DLA Piper

21.74

5

10

Mușat & Asociații

19.67

5

Source: DealWatch

During 2009, Popovici Nițu & Asociații was involved in 16 successful deals, with a value of USD 499.76 m, in various industries such as Healthcare, Real Estate, Insurance and Telecom.

Popovici Nițu & Asociații has advised the owners of Med Life in connection to the sale of a minority share stake to Société Générale Asset Management (SGAM) - the largest transaction in healthcare field in Romania in 2009, Property Fund on the sale of its participation in CEZ Vanzare, CEZ Distributie and CEZ Servicii to CEZ (the largest transaction in the energy field in Romania in 2009), Immofinanz AG in connection to various acquisitions including EFG Portfolio Projects and Eyemaxx Portfolio Projects, Asseco Group in connection to the acquisition of Probass, and CLAL Romania with respect to the transfer of its client portfolio.

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 recognized in the past two years 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.

 

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