BOYANOV & Co.’s first-rate performance and solid position on the market have been confirmed once again with the results of the latest IFLR 1000 research. In both 2017’s Guides for world’s leading law firms – Financial and Corporate (Banking and Finance, M&A), and Energy and Infrastructure (first-time research for Bulgaria), BOYANOV & Co. has been ranked a Top Tier Firm.
Financial and corporate reviewers state that “The firm is a yardstick for the market and is found on some of the most significant mandates”. “Boyanov & Co.’s strength lies in understanding the details of Bulgarian securities law and implementing securities registrations.”, comments a client who worked on corporate and capital market matters. A key change marked during the research period is the arrival of Georgi Drenski who joins from Crédit Agricole. There is also a gracious appreciation by clients for Ralitsa Nedkova: “Ralitsa is very competent, has good attentions to detail and really does an extra mile to satisfy her clients. Highly recommended, especially for real estate-related projects.”
The expertise of the firm’s Energy and Infrastructure practices in oil, gas, nuclear and renewable energy projects, disputes advice and construction law is highly regarded by both analysts for Central and Eastern Europe and customers, who comment: “Excellent firm, the top in Bulgaria. Very good, solid know-how in the energy and infrastructure space,”.
Five practitioners are individually recognized as leading figures in the CEE market:
Managing Partner, Mr. Borislav Boyanov is featured a Leading lawyer in Competition and M&A (Energy, Real estate, Technology and telecommunications sectors); Mr. Yordan Naydenov, Head of Corporate and M&A is a Leading lawyer in M&A (Financial Services); Mr. Damian Simeonov, Head of Banking and Finance is a Leading Lawyer in Banking (Financial Services, Technology and Telecommunications); Mr. Alexander Chatalbashev, Head of Energy and Natural Resources is ranked a Leading lawyer in Banking (Energy, Financial services), Ms. Svetlina Kortenska, Counsel, is a Rising Star in Capital Markets and M&A (Energy and Financial services).
The IFLR 1000 has provided financial and corporate law-firm rankings and legal-market analysis for 27 years in 120 jurisdictions based on three key factors: client feedback, transactional evidence, and peer feedback to enable readers to make informed choice of a legal counsel.