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Academy for Partners New Season

BOYANOV & Co. is pleased to announce the beginning of the fifth year of Academy for Partners. During our first meeting, we discussed one of the hottest topics – What is important in the energy sector, with Mr. Ivan Hinovski, Chairman of the Bulgarian Energy and Mining Forum, and one of the best energy experts […]

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BOYANOV & Co. Advised BioIVT on the Successful Acquisition of Fidelis Research

BOYANOV & Co. provided legal support to BioIVT, a leading provider of biospecimens, research models, and drug and diagnostic development services, for the successful acquisition of Fidelis Research, an 85-site clinical biospecimen collection network in Southeastern Europe with headquarters in Sofia, Bulgaria. BOYANOV & Co. also coordinated the legal work of its SEE Legal partners […]

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BOYANOV & Co. Advises Banks on Financing of ARICOMA Group’s Acquisition of Musala Soft

BOYANOV & Co. advised a syndicate of banks led by Česká spořitelna and including Československá obchodní banka and Komerční banka on the Bulgarian law aspects of financing to support the acquisition by KKCG Group and its portfolio company ARICOMA Group International AB of Musala Soft, a prominent Bulgarian software company, and its subsidiaries. ARICOMA Group […]

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

After successfully advising Mondelez International (Nasdaq: MDLZ) on all Bulgarian law aspects in the acquisition of the Greek snacking company Chipita S.A. (for approximately USD 2 billion), since the beginning of this year, BOYANOV & Co. has advised Mondelēz International, Inc. on the Bulgarian legal aspects of the formal integration of the Chipita S.A.’s business […]

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BOYANOV & Co. advised Yara International ASA

BOYANOV & Co. advised Yara International ASA regarding all legal matters on the sale of separate parts of Yara International ASA’s Bulgarian and Romanian business related to the provision of agricultural software services (namely the software AgroOffice). The transaction was structured as a sale of the respective parts of the going concerns of Yara Bulgaria […]

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BOYANOV & Co. Contributes to the Bulgarian Chapter on Lexology Getting The Deal Through: Merger Control 2023

Partner Peter Petrov and associate Adriana Bakalova have authored the Bulgaria chapter in the 2023 edition of Lexology Getting The Deal Through on Merger Control. Lexology Getting The Deal Through provides international expert analysis in key areas of law, practice, and regulation for corporate counsel, cross-border legal practitioners, and company directors and officers. In its […]

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BOYANOV & Co. Nominated Best Law Firm: Central Eastern Europe at the International Legal Alliance Summit & Awards

BOYANOV & Co. was nominated in the category Best Law Firm: Central Eastern Europe at the 13th edition of the International Legal Alliance Summit & Awards (ILASA) held in Paris on 1 June 2022. The ceremony brought together more than 500 senior representatives from leading law firms as well as general counsel from all around […]

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BOYANOV & Co. and Simmons & Simmons Join Forces to Launch Bulgaria for Crypto Reviewer

BOYANOV & Co. has joined forces with international law firm Simmons & Simmons to create the Bulgaria content for Crypto Reviewer enabling subscribers to search and analyse accurate, up-to-date information about key crypto regulatory developments. With over 25 jurisdictions currently included and more in the pipeline, Crypto Reviewer brings together best-in-class content delivering up-to-date legal […]

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Borislav Boyanov Continues to be the Only Bulgarian Thought Leader Listed by Who’s Who Legal 2022 in M&A and Governance

Our Managing Partner, Borislav Boyanov, remains the only Bulgarian legal professional named one of the world’s leading practitioners by the Who’s Who Legal – M&A and Governance 2022 guide. He is highlighted to be among the standout lawyers worldwide known for their abilities and expertise in assisting clients with high-value M&A transactions, equity deals, joint […]

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11th Balkan Legal Forum 2022 – Legal Practice Transformation!

30 June – 1 July 2022, Park Hyatt, Vienna, Austria including a welcome reception on 29 June, and Gala Dinner on 30 June Register By 15 May For Early Bird Discount Over 20 years on – applying the lessons learned from the past 20 years to the future and, more importantly, discussing what is next […]

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BOYANOV & Co. advised on the acquisition of Star Motors – the authorized Mazda dealer in Bulgaria and Republic of North Macedonia

BOYANOV & Co. advised the buyer’s side on the acquisition of Star Motors EOOD. Star Motors, Sofia (https://www.mazda.bg/home) and Star Motors, Skopje (https://mazda.mk) are well-established and successful dealerships of the Japanese brand MAZDA in the region. The Star Motors Group offers the full range of new Mazda cars produced for the European market, as well […]

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BOYANOV & Co. Top-Ranked in The Legal 500 EMEA 2022

BOYANOV & Co. continues to demonstrate tremendous expertise and be a market front-runner in Bulgaria according to the 2022 edition of The Legal 500 EMEA. The firm received the highest Tier 1 ranking in 10 practice areas out of 11: Banking, Finance and Capital Markets, Commercial, corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution, Energy and Natural Resources, EU and Competition, Healthcare and Life […]

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BOYANOV & Co. Advised on the Sale of One Telecommunications

After having advised on the acquisition (including the acquisition financing) of One Telecommunications – the second-largest mobile operator in Albania, in 2019 from OTE / Deutsche Telekom and the refinancing of the original acquisition financing in 2021, at the end of 2021 and the beginning of 2022 BOYANOV & Co. advised the sellers on the […]

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BOYANOV & Co. Continues to Receive Gold Rankings in the IP-specialised WTR 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professional

For the eighth consecutive year, BOYANOV & Co. received the Gold ranking in The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2022 Guide, published by World Trademark Review 1000, acknowledging the firm’s ability to secure the most high-profile, big-ticket work from the most prestigious of clients. WTR’s research revealed that clients and peers recognise BOYANOV & Co. as […]

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BOYANOV & Co. is Advising Plastics Manufacturer Borealis

BOYANOV & Co. is advising plastics manufacturer Borealis on the Bulgarian legal aspects of the binding offer from EuroChem for Borealis’ nitrogen business. EuroChem intends to acquire Borealis’ nitrogen business, which includes fertilizer, melamine, and technical nitrogen products. It is valued at EUR 455 million under the terms of the offer. The transaction is subject […]

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BOYANOV & Co. Shortlisted for the 2021 CEE Legal Matters Deal of the Year With Three Deals

Three deals that BOYANOV & Co. advised on had been shortlisted for the CEE Legal Matters 2021 Deal of the Year Award – two of which were selected for the Bulgarian legal market and one – for the Greek legal market. The selected for the Bulgarian legal market deals were the sale by NN Group […]

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Webinar: Building a Resilient HR Practice

Following a recently published Report on resilience, Ius Laboris is organising a webinar on How to Build a Resilient HR Practice. Ius Laboris’ partners from four countries will look at a range of areas impacting how businesses can build back better after Covid: including flexible working, employee mental health, upskilling, and ESG (environmental, social, and […]

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Legal 500 Webinar on the Challenges in the World of Covid-19 and Beyond

Many firms in Central and Eastern Europe face numerous challenges brought by the Covid-19 pandemic. Managing partner Borislav Boyanov, together with Tomasz Wardynski (Wardynski & Partners), Richard Lock (Koves & Partners), Martin Solc (Kocian Solc Balastik), Aku Sorainen (Sorainen), and Peter Winkler (E+H Rechtsanwalte GmbH) will discuss hot topics, addressing the importance of having a […]

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Promotions at BOYANOV & Co.

BOYANOV & Co. is pleased to announce the following promotions as of 1 February 2022. Borislav Notovsky – to Partner Stela Sabeva – to Partner Mihail Vishanin – to Counsel BOYANOV & Co. would like to take this chance to congratulate the promoted colleagues and send its best wishes for continued success in their careers.

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Season’s Greetings from BOYANOV & Co.