BOYANOV & Co. is Advising Plastics Manufacturer Borealis

February 2022 BOYANOV & Co. is advising plastics manufacturer Borealis on the Bulgarian legal aspects of the binding offer from EuroChem for Borealis’ nitrogen business. EuroChem intends to acquire Borealis’ nitrogen business, which includes fertilizer, melamine, and technical nitrogen products. It is valued at EUR 455 million under the terms of the offer. The transaction is subject to certain closing conditions and regulatory approvals, with closing expected for the second half of 2022. Borealis is one of the world’s leading providers of advanced and circular polyolefin solutions and…

Investment Protection Between Serbia and Major Economies: France

February 2022 Author: Relja Radovic, BDK Advokati  Investment Flows We conclude our series on investment protection between Serbia and major economies with a post on France. According to the Development Agency of Serbia, France is the third country of origin of foreign investments in Serbia, with a 9.7% market share, in terms of the value of projects, and the fifth country of origin, with a 5.4% market share, in terms of the number of projects. The most famous recent French investments in Serbia are Vinci’s concession for Nikola Tesla airport in Belgrade and Suez’s participation with…

Investment Protection Between Serbia and Major Economies: Italy

January 2022 Author: Relja Radovic, BDK Advokati Investment Flows This week we focus on Italy within our series on investment protection between Serbia and major economies. According to the Development Agency of Serbia, Italy is the top country of origin of foreign investments in Serbia, with a 10.7% market share in terms of the value of projects, and second country of origin, with a 14.4% market share, in terms of the number of projects. The most famous Italian investment in Serbia is a decade-old joint venture of Fiat and the Serbian government in the automotive industry. Investment Protection…

The Investment Funds and Management Companies Amendment Act and the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Amendment Act

November 2021 Author: Katra Rangus, Selih & Partnerji Law Firm On 24 September 2021, the National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia adopted the Investment Funds and Management Companies Amendment Act (hereinafter: the "ZISDU-3D") and the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Amendment Act (hereinafter: the "ZUAIS-B"). Both Acts were published in the Official Journal of the Republic of Slovenia No 161/2021 on 6 October 2021 and entered into force on 21 October 2021. Their adoption implements: (1) Directive 2019/1160 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 June 2019 amending…

New Investment Round For Getir

September 2021 Getir, which reached the unicorn level of companies by receiving an investment of USD 300 million from Sequoia Capital and Tiger Global in March 2021, completed its fourth investment tour two months later and now has a valuation of USD 7 billion 555 million with a new investment of USD 555 million. In the first six months of 2021, with a total investment of almost USD 1 billion, Getir’s equity increased nine times in five months. While the company continues its growth in Turkey and Europe with this investment, Getir entered the American market at the end of 2021. As per the information…

DTB Assisted in the Listing of Villa Dubrovnik on Zagreb Stock Exchange

Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic & Krka (DTB) advised Villa Dubrovnik, a company operating a luxury 5-star hotel in Dubrovnik, in connection with its initial listing of shares on the Zagreb Stock Exchange.

An Alternative Financing Tool: Convertible Bonds

Given the current macroeconomic outlook and the solid impacts of COVID-19 on the Turkish market, it has become much harder for Turkish companies to satisfy their financing needs by accessing conventional financing sources with lower interest rates. Convertible bonds may be considered as an attractive financing instrument for these companies and become an alternative path to raise capital.

NNDKP Acts as Romanian Local Counsel in connection with CTP’s Listing on Euronext

(NNDKP was part of an international team of lawyers that assisted CTP in connection with its Initial Public Offering (IPO) on the Euronext stock exchange in Amsterdam.

The SEE Legal Group and its Member Firms Top-ranked by Chambers Europe 2021

For the first time, the publishers of Chambers Europe guide have decided to rank the Leading regional law firm networks in Central and Eastern Europe in separate bands. 

The SEE Legal Group Ranked Band 1 by Chambers Global 2021

The SEE Legal Group and its members are proud to announce that the SEE Legal Group is the only regional legal network in Central and Eastern Europe that has received the prestigious Band 1 ranking by Chambers Global 2021.

The SEE Legal Member Firms Top-ranked by IFLR1000 2021

All ten SEE Legal member firms are highly ranked individually in the 2021 edition of the International Financial Law Review 1000.

New Law on Collective Investment Undertakings in Albania

Albanian Parliament recently enacted a new Law on collective investment undertakings which entered into force on 20 June 2020.