Reff & Asociaţii

Romania

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IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

Reff & Asociaţii, a member of Deloitte Legal, is strongest in banking. Its international network provides the office with the necessary resources to act on large multijurisdictional transactions.

In the banking space the firm has become an NPL transaction expert on both the buy and sell side. Elsewhere the firm is also active on the borrower side financings of acquisitions and real estate transactions. 

In the capital markets area the research period saw the firm advise an investment firm on the implementation of financing schemes via corporate bond issue.

In M&A the firm is active across different sectors, advising a mix of international and domestic companies and investment firms on cross border transactions. Aside from buy and sell transactions, the firm advises its clients on mergers under corporate reorganisation mandates. 

In the projects space the firm is active in public infrastructure projects advising its clients - a mix of state bodies and corporate companies - on contract negotiations, tender participation, concession agreements and PPP agreements. 

Recent Deal Data highlights

•B2Holding €124 millino acquisition of Banca Transilvania NPL portfolio

•Chimcomplex €164 million acquisition financing

•Damen Shipyard acquisition of Daewoo Mangalia Heavy Industries

•EOS KSI Romania €120 million acquisition of Banca Transilvania NPL portfolio

•Kruk Group RO502 million acquisition of Patria Bank NPL portfolio

Client feedback

"Our experience with Reff and Associates has been, without fail, excellent. From the quality of work to response times, from access to top expertise to level of involvement, we feel that Reff and Associates has been a great choice for us on a wide array of projects." – Banking

"High level of professionalism and very strong knowledge of the Romanian NPL market. The interaction between us was very good due to their excellent commercial understanding of our portfolio and expectations." – Banking 

"Very professional team, dedicated, hardworking, specialised in financial services and passionate." – Banking

"The law firm provided clear and timely answers to our enquiries; they respected the step plan and the deadlines and provided complete information regarding each step. The colleagues were always open to discuss and solve the incoming issues." – M&A

"Highly professional, thorough, committed and willing to accommodate every deadlines." – M&A

"Good response time, good knowledge of the main topics during the DD process and responsive to client requests." – M&A 

"Excellent diligent work provided in time and very competent legal M&A team." – M&A

"Reff flagged potential issues in advance and worked creatively to protect our company interest." – Project development