Ralitsa Nedkova – Rising Star in Banking and finance, M&A IFLR1000 2020
Svetlina Kortenska – Highly Regarded in Capital markets, M&A IFLR1000 2020
Alexander Chatalbashev – Highly Regarded in Energy and infrastructure, Project development, Banking IFLR1000 2020
Georgi Drenski – Rising Star in Banking “Very good knowledge of finance products, very helpful in finding the right solution for our needs.” IFLR1000 2020
Damian Simeonov – Market Leader in Banking and finance “Excellent professional, huge finance experience, versatile education, business-oriented and client-friendly specialist.” IFLR1000 2020
“Very high international standards, unique corporate culture and values, excellent speed and efficiency, lots of experience, wisdom and business solutions.” Tier 1, Banking and finance, IFLR1000 2020 Tier 1, M&A, IFLR1000 2020
“Highly professional and huge legal experiences with deep knowledge in the industry sector.” Tier 1, Banking and finance, IFLR1000 2020
"The firm has always provided superb legal advice. They are hands on and cost sensitive. They offer a broad spectrum of legal expertise and also give support on strategic and business issues." Tier 1, Banking and finance, IFLR1000 2020 Tier 1, M&A, IFLR1000 2020 Tier 1, Project development, IFLR1000 2020
Svetlina Kortenska advises financial institutions on the full range of regulatory issues relating to large acquisitions and financing transactions. Sources describe her as a "very good lawyer who is easy to work with."
Ralitsa Nedkova is a senior associate with many years' experience. One interviewee describes her as an "excellent performer" who shows "great responsiveness."
Georgi Drenski has an increasing reputation in the field for his banking and finance expertise. Clients praise him as "precise and meticulous in his work" and also say he is a "very focused and responsive" lawyer.
Clients describe Damian Simeonov as "hands on, very commercial and ready to direct us towards the best solution with precise advice that shows a lot of attention to detail."
A client says the firm provides "the highest quality of advice" and adds: "The team is very responsive, hands on and commercial - they are able to understand the business side of a transaction and therefore tackle our matters pragmatically and efficiently."
One source praises the firm as "well connected, with a good grasp of local issues and experienced in cross-border transactions."
Damian Simeonov is noted for his work in M&A and financing transactions in the TMT sector. He also regularly advises clients on their TMT regulatory issues.
Head of [the Tax] department, Yordan Naydenov acts for clients in the field of real estate and corporate taxation. He also advises on the taxation of the acquisition and disposal of assets.
Market commentators admire this "very good" team, particularly highlighting the department for its "depth of experience." Clients are "very satisfied" with the team's support. Interviewees report that the firm "has a good practice" in the area and add that it is a "strong tax practice" with "good tax lawyers."
Damian Simeonov is recognised for his restructuring work, aided by his exceptional reputation in banking and finance matters. He regularly represents banks, real estate developers and telecoms companies in their refinancing projects, loan restructurings and enforcement procedures.
Ralitsa Nedkova offers expertise in bank loans, acting for both lenders and borrowers, and bond issuances.
Svetlina Kortenska is well versed in banking and capital markets regulatory matters. She often assists with syndicated financing mandates.