News & Deals


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


BOYANOV & Co. Law Firm Continues to Dominate the Bulgarian Legal Market according to The Legal 500 EMEA 2021

BOYANOV & Co. Law Firm continues to be a market front-runner in Bulgaria according to the 2021 edition of The Legal 500 EMEA where the firm received the highest Tier 1 ranking in 10 practice areas with 16 lawyers recognised for their work by the edition: Banking, Finance and Capital Markets, Commercial, Corporate and M&A, […]


BOYANOV & Co. Advised the Owners of Concord USA, LLC on the Sale of its Business to H.I.G. Capital, LLC

BOYANOV & Co. advised the owners of Concord USA, LLC on all Bulgarian law aspects in the sale of its global business to H.I.G. Capital, LLC. The transaction involved complex legal aspects in Bulgaria and the US and went through multiple structural changes. The team of BOYANOV & Co. provided guidance and support during all […]


BOYANOV & Co. Was Awarded Three ISO Certifications by Lloyd’s Register

BOYANOV & Co. Law Firm has been recently successfully certified by Lloyd’s Register to the following three ISO standards: ∙           ISO 9001 (Quality Management); ∙           ISO 22301 (Security аnd Resilience — Business Continuity Management System); ∙           ISO/IEC 27001 (Information Security Management). While serving its clients for more than 30 years, applying the highest standards of […]


The IP Practice of BOYANOV & Co. Law Firm Continues to be Ranked in the Gold Band in The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2021 Guide

For a seventh consecutive year, BOYANOV & Co. Law Firm received the Gold Band ranking in The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2021 guide, published by WTR1000, proving its ability to secure the most high-profile, big-ticket work from the most prestigious of clients, as well as attract the most positive comments from sources. “‘Organised, knowledgeable and […]


Borislav Boyanov Interviewed for The Legal 500’s Special Edition, EMEA Elite

Borislav Boyanov, Managing Partner at BOYANOV & Co. Law Firm was interviewed for The Legal 500’s Special Edition, EMEA Elite. EMEA Elite provides the global audience with local perspectives on an array of 34 markets across EMEA, including Bulgaria. The publication features Q&A with Borislav Boyanov presenting illuminating insights into major developments in Bulgaria. The […]


BOYANOV & Co. Successfully Represented WIZZ AIR in a Challenging Case against the Level of Airport Charges at Sofia Airport

BOYANOV & Co.’s team led by partners Kina Chuturkova and Raina Dimitrova and associate Trayan Targov defended the interests of the European airline Wizz Air in a landmark appeal before the Supreme Administrative Court, involving “unjust discrimination” challenge to the terminal charges set by Sofia Airport. Since 2017, BOYANOV & Co. has been supporting Wizz […]


Borislav Boyanov Continues to be the Only Bulgarian Thought Leader Listed by Who’s Who Legal 2020 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 world’s leading practitioners in the field of M&A and Governance by Who’s Who Legal. Mr. Boyanov has been selected as one of the 11 thought leaders in M&A and Governance […]


AmCham Bulgaria 25th Anniversary – Moments to Remember with Borislav Boyanov

AmCham Bulgaria presents the congratulatory video on the occasion of AmCham Bulgaria’s 25th Anniversary of Borislav Boyanov, Managing partner at BOYANOV & Co. He led AmCham Bulgaria from 2006 – 2008 in a period of Bulgaria’s EU accession and removing of double taxation with the U.S. Those and other highlights of this period are part of Mr. […]


BOYANOV & Co. Advised Ideal Standard Vidima

BOYANOV & Co. advised Ideal Standard Vidima on a syndicated (club deal) EUR 65 million financing, provided by DSK Bank (EUR 45 million) and United Bulgarian Bank (EUR 25 million). The loan was secured mainly by a pledge of Ideal Standard Vidima’s going concern. Ideal Standard Vidima is part of the Ideal Standard International group (one […]


BOYANOV & Co. Establishes Three New Professional Groups

BOYANOV & Co. has formed three new professional groups in Technology, Corporate Governance and Compliance, and Construction Law.   Tech Group The firm’s Tech Group is a multi-disciplinary practice covering a broad spectrum of legal challenges the innovation and digital transformation imperative is posing on our clients. The team comprises professionals with knowledge in different […]