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BOYANOV & Co. Top-ranked in Chambers Europe 2021

BOYANOV & Co. continues to be ranked in the highest Band 1 in Banking & Finance, Competition/Antitrust, Intellectual Property, Employment, and Real Estate by the most prestigious legal research company Chambers and Partners. These rankings reconfirm the firm’s excellence of its services and stable position in the Bulgarian legal market. A client recognises our firm […]

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BOYANOV & Co. Contributes to the Bulgarian Chapter on The Foreign Investment Regulation Review 2021

This ninth edition of The Foreign Investment Regulation Review, published in October 2021, provides a comprehensive guide to regulations, policies, and practices governing foreign investment in 20 key international jurisdictions, including Bulgaria. It includes contributions from leading experts around the world and some of the most widely recognised law firms in their respective jurisdictions. The Bulgarian chapter […]

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Academy For Partners Held its Third Seminar

Last week, at BOYANOV & Co., we held our third seminar that is part of our Academy for Partners program. Senior associate Deyan Terziev and leading experts from the Commission for Personal Data Protection touched upon the issues related to transferring personal data outside the EU following the decision of the EU Court of Justice […]

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Promotions at BOYANOV & Co.

BOYANOV & Co. is pleased to announce the following promotions as of 1 October 2021: Svetlina Kortenska – to Senior Counsel Ralitsa Nedkova – to Principal Associate. Violeta Kirova – to Principal Associate Meglena Konstantinova – to Senior Associate Nedyalka Novakova – to Senior Associate Deyan Terziev – to Senior Associate Trayan Targov – to […]

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Stela Sabeva Appointed to INTA’s Copyright Committee

BOYANOV & Co. is delighted to announce that our Head of the IP Department – Stela Sabeva, has been appointed to the International Trademark Association’s Copyright Committee for the 2022-2023 term.  The committee monitors copyright cases, legislation and regulation in various jurisdictions, completes analyses, and proposes policy recommendations to the Board. INTA is a global […]

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Academy For Partners Combines With Meaningful Meetings

BOYANOV & Co. has some GREAT NEWS. The fourth year of Academy for Partners at BOYANOV & Co. begins by combining it with the firm’s Meaningful Meetings held with ambassadors, business leaders, and innovators. What does that mean? We have established a series of meetings with meaningful people who are leaders in their fields, short […]

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BOYANOV & Co. Top Ranked on IFLR1000’s 31st Edition

We are pleased to inform you that BOYANOV & Co. has once again been recognised by the international legal ranking IFLR1000 and received the highest Tier 1 ranking for all 3 practice areas – Banking & Finance, M&A, and Project Development. Our Banking and Finance practice has been praised by clients who describe the team’s “Professionalism, excellent […]

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BOYANOV & Co. advised J.P. Morgan and Wilmington Trust on the accession of a Bulgarian subsidiary of Alvogen in two facility agreements

BOYANOV & Co. advised J.P. Morgan and Wilmington Trust in their capacity as Agent and Security Agent in relation to the accession of the Bulgarian entity Alvogen Pharma Trading Europe EOOD as additional guarantor to loan agreements of a total amount of more than EUR 2 bln. The company is part of the Alvogen group […]

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SEE Legal Welcomes New Team Members

South-East Europe Legal Group (SEE Legal) is delighted to welcome Mr. Branko Milosevic (based in Ljubljana) and Ms. Ivet Goranova (based in Sofia) to our team. Branko will serve as the SEE Legal Coordinator and Ivet will focus on the Digital Marketing. Before joining SEE Legal, Branko Milosevic was an attorney at Winston & Strawn […]

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BOYANOV & Co. Law Firm Advised NN Group on the Sale of its Bulgarian Pension and Life Insurance Businesses

30 July 2021 BOYANOV & Co. acted as local counsel for NN Group on the sale of its Bulgarian pension and life insurance businesses to DZI – Life Insurance, part of KBC Group (the “Transactions”). BOYANOV & Co. advised on the deal structuring, negotiations, signing of the agreements, pre-closing, and closing support. The Transactions involved […]

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BOYANOV & Co. Advised J.P. Morgan on the Financing of CEZ Bulgarian Business’ Acquisition by Eurohold

BOYANOV & Co. advised J.P. Morgan AG (as Initial Mandated Lead Arranger), BNY Mellon Corporate Trustee Services Limited (as General Security Agent), and DSK Bank AD (as Bulgarian Security Agent) on EUR 360 million facilities to Eastern European Electric Company B.V. (an indirect subsidiary of Eurohold Bulgaria – a major Bulgarian listed holding company) financing […]

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BOYANOV & Co. Advised OTP Bank Plc and DSK Bank AD on a Club Deal Financing of MET Renewables AG

BOYANOV & Co. advised OTP Bank Plc (Hungary) and DSK Bank AD (its Bulgarian subsidiary) on a EUR 27.6 million club deal financing of MET Renewables AG (Switzerland) for the acquisition from Enel (Italy) of a 42MW wind park in Northeast Bulgaria (one of the first and largest wind power plants in Bulgaria). MET Group is […]

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BOYANOV & Co. and KALO & ASSOCIATES Advised Albania Telecom Invest and One Telecommunications SHA

BOYANOV & Co. and KALO & ASSOCIATES advised Albania Telecom Invest (Bulgaria) (“ATI”) and One Telecommunications SHA (Albania) (“One”) on the refinancing of a EUR 48.5 million acquisition loan from First Investment Bank (Bulgaria) used by ATI in 2019 to acquire a controlling stake in One (previously Telekom Albania) from OTE. The refinancing loan is made by […]

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Econt Financial Services Successfully Obtains E-money Institution Licence from BNB

On 10 June 2021, the Governing Council of the Bulgarian National Bank granted an e-money institution licence to Econt Financial Services EOOD (press release link). The company will provide innovative e-money, payment services and solutions and will enable its customers to open electronic money accounts (via mobile wallets). BOYANOV & Co. provided full legal advice, […]

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BOYANOV & Co. Advises EnerSys Holdings (Luxembourg) S.a.r.l. on the Sale of its Stake in EnerSys AD to Recocycling EOOD

On 31 May 2021 the sale of the Bulgarian subsidiary of EnerSys Holdings (Luxembourg) S.a.r.l. – EnerSys AD, to Recocycling EOOD was completed. BOYANOV & Co. provided comprehensive legal advice and full legal support and assistance to the seller on all aspects of the deal, including legal due diligence support, drafting and negotiation of the […]

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BOYANOV & Co. Continues to be Ranked Tier 1 Law Firm in All Practice Areas Researched by IFLR1000 for 2020

The firm has once again received the highest Tier 1 ranking in all practice areas researched by the IFLR1000 in Bulgaria – Banking & Finance, M&A, and Project development. One of the clients of BOYANOV & Co.’s Banking and Finance practice outlines the team’s “Professionalism, excellent knowledge of the matters of law, high responsibility and client-orienting approach” while another […]

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BOYANOV & Co. Advised Mondelez International on the Acquisition of Chipita S.A.

BOYANOV & Co. advised Mondelez International (MDLZ) on all Bulgarian law aspects in the acquisition of the Greek snacking company Chipita S.A. for approximately USD 2 billion (press release). MDLZ selling snack food and beverage products, plans to fund the deal with existing cash and new debt issuance. Chipita produces and markets savoury and sweet […]

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What Issues are the Companies Facing during Remote Work?

The SEE Legal Employment & Immigration Practice Group and ALRUD’s Labour and Employment Practice join forces to present and discuss the most challenging issues that companies based in Southeast Europe and Russia are facing during remote work. The discussion will be split over two webinars taking place on Tuesday, 15th June and Thursday, 17th June […]

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Borislav Boyanov Continues to be the Only Bulgarian Thought Leader Listed by Who’s Who Legal 2021 in M&A and Governance

Mr. Borislav Boyanov, Managing Partner at BOYANOV & Co., continues to be the only Bulgarian lawyer nominated every year by his peers as one of the Global Leaders in the field of M&A and Governance by Who’s Who Legal. The editorial says that “Borislav Boyanov is a star name in the Bulgarian market, widely praised by […]

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BOYANOV & Co. Advised Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley

BOYANOV & Co. acted as Bulgarian legal advisor to Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley as initial purchasers on the issuance of EUR 275 million secured notes by Standard Profil Automotive GmbH (Germany). Standard Profil Group is a leading supplier, established in 1977, producing sealing profiles for automotive manufacturers all around the world. The Group has a […]