Archive for December, 2010

Borislav Boyanov & Co. represents Minister for Finance of Ireland in relation to local merger clearance

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Borislav Boyanov & Co., acting on behalf of the Minister for Finance of Ireland, successfully obtained clearance for the concentration resulting from the proposed participation of the Irish National Pensions Reserve Fund in a EUR 6.6 billion capital raising by Allied Irish Banks plc (AIB).

AIB holds a minority 49.99% interest in Bulgarian-American Credit Bank (BACB), Sofia.

The transaction was unconditionally cleared by the Commission for the Protection of Competition by a decision dated December 7, 2010.

Borislav Boyanov & Co.’s team was led by partner Peter Petrov.

A successful completion of the restructuring of EQT V Group of companies in Bulgaria

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

On November 26, 2010 was registered and finalized the transformation of one of the major CATV and Internet companies on the market Eurocom Cable Management Bulgaria EOOD from limited liability company to joint – stock company. The transformation completed the first step of the corporate restructuring initiated in the beginning of 2010, which included also the merger of Cabletel EAD into Eurocom. The purpose of the restructuring is the optimization of the functioning of the EQT V Group of companies in Bulgaria and the increase of the quality of services delivered to the subscribers. The newly established company – full legal successor of Eurocom – is called Blizoo Media and Broadband EAD. In 2009, in a complex transaction involving simultaneous closings in more than 5 different jurisdictions, Borislav Boyanov&Co. advised EQT investment funds on the acquisition of 100% controlling interest in Eurocom and 70% controlling interest in CableTel, the major Pay-TV operators in Bulgaria and Macedonia, offering integrated communications home services – Pay-TV, Internet and telephony.

Borislav Boyanov & Co. led the restructuring of the companies including the obtaining of all of the necessary permits and approvals and helped the handling of the relations with the employees and the clients of the companies.

Pros and cons of the IDNs in the .bg zone

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

By this article, providing a brief analysis of advantages and disadvantages of .bg domain names in Cyrillic, Borislav Boyanov & Co. contributes to the Country Index: Domain Special 2010 which has been announced on November 30, 2010 to more than 4,300 IP users worldwide.  

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