Mergers & Acquisitions

Our office has been involved in a considerable amount of transactions, including domestic and cross-border, for leading multinationals or commercial businesses. We have assisted clients in private mergers, cross-border deals, domestic acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity deals, tenders, buyouts and spin-offs. We have advised for example on the local legal implications of merger between Electronic Arts Inc. USA, world’s leading interactive entertainment software company, and JAMDAT Mobile Inc. USA, global publisher and developer of wireless entertainment applications, for a transaction value of US$ 680 million. We advised a French company of the SUEZ Group on the cross-border acquisition of a Romanian metal recycling company worth € 44 million a year in turnover. We also assisted Electronic Arts UK Limited in regards to redistribution of the stock of Electronic Arts Romania.

We have been involved in advising Finnish corporation Elcoteq SE in US$ 20 million acquisition of Romanian telecom equipment factory from Andrew Corporation, advising Cypriot ship owner LMZ Transoil Shipping Enterprises in subsequent vessel acquisitions from Daewoo Mangalia Heavy Industries in total value of €60 million and Karelia Corporation in €4.3 million acquisition of a Romanian parquet factory. We also advised RED Management Capital and RED Group of companies on equity transactional work.

Our people previous experience includes assistance of Cypriot company in taking over the majority stake in Libra Bank, advice to Meggle GmbH and ING Bank N.V. regarding dairy plant acquisition in Romania, work for Meggle on a MOU for the purchase of a Romanian plant, advice to French DIY retailer Bricostore and German companies Metro Cash & Carry, Real Hypermarket and Praktiker AG in Euro multi-million land acquisitions, assistance of Kraft Sac on asset acquisition by Austrian corporation Frantschach Packaging AG in a €10 million transaction, advice to Cytrex Holdings Limited in the acquisitive process of electronic equipment company Automatica (including legal due diligence and transactional documents); legal advice to Cafer Sadik Abalioglu Holding for the joint venture with Finnish Huhtamaki Oyj in molded fiber packaging business, assistance of Ecopack in share acquisition by Austrian company Duropack Aktiengesellschaft etc.

 

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Roman | Partners advised media and entertainment developer in $20 million agreement with The Walt Disney Company

Roman | Partners undertook legal work for a United Arab Emirates based company in connection with separate cross-border acquisitions from the USA, UK and China of heavy and sensitive equipment for outdoor advertising, including on terms and conditions of shipment and warranty

Roman | Partners advised a Danish transport and logistics company and its insurer on Romanian road transportation law, tort, contractual responsibility and insurance issues, including on aspects related to Geneva CMR Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road. The firm has acted together with Danish law firm Birch Windahl

Roman | Partners advised Singapore ship owner / operator Oscar Shipping Pte Ltd / JSK Singapore Pte Limited on Romanian maritime law aspects. The firm acted together with Singapore office of UK law firm Hill Dickinson LLP

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