Spasov & Bratanov


Slavyanska Office Centre
29A Slavyanska Str., Floors 2/3
Sofia 1000

+359 2 980 1808

+359 2 980 2510

Key contacts:

Managing Partner: Georgi Spasov
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Partner (Finance): Vassil Hadjov
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Quick facts:

Lawyers: 20 full-time
Memberships: Adriala Network, an association of leading law firms operating in Eastern Europe and the Balkans Multilingual lawyer capability

Spasov & Bratanov is a premier corporate and finance law firm which provides a full range of legal services to foreign and local financial institutions, companies and various other investors on predominantly cross-border transactions. Spasov & Bratanov continue to enjoy a top-notch reputation for the outstanding quality of its services and the skill set of its lawyers.

The firm has established relationships with leading law firms based in the City of London, on Wall Street, as well as in other leading financial centres in Europe and East Asia.

"Quality and delivery would be fit for any City of London law firm."

  • Asset finance
  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Capital markets: High yield
  • Competition/Antitrust
  • Covered bonds
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Investment funds
  • M&A
  • PPP
  • Private equity
  • Project bonds
  • Project development
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Securitisation
  • Structured finance/securitisation
  • Trade finance

Mergers & Acquisitions:
Georgi Spasov, Managing Partner

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Advising Nordic Entertainment Group Holding AB (formerly MTG Broadcasting AB) on the disposal of its Bulgarian business;
  • Advising Alpha Bank on the sale of its going concern in Bulgaria to Eurobank Bulgaria;
  • Advising Erste Bank on the € 25m disposal of its Bulgarian real estate leasing portfolio to Financial Assets AD.

Banking & Finance:
Vassil Hadjov, Partner

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Advising US Export-Import Bank, Deutsche Bank Trust Services and Citibank Europe on their US$ 150m satellite financing for Bulgaria Sat;
  • Advising Bulgarian Energy Holding on the € 535m bridge-to-Eurobond financing provided by Banca IMI SpA, JP Morgan Limited and Bank of China and its subsequent Eurobond offering lead-managed by Banca IMI SpA and JP Morgan Securities;
  • Advising KBC Bank in connection with its EUR 70m term loan secured financing for Aliphos Bulgaria.