Kolcuoglu Demirkan Kocakli Advised on the Deal of the Year in Ernst & Young's Merger and Acquisitions Report for 2019

In its Mergers and Acquisitions Report 2019, Ernst & Young has selected PayU’s acquisition of iyzico as the Deal of the Year 2019. Kolcuoglu Demirkan Kocakli advised iyzico, the market leader in e-money and payment services in Turkey, and its shareholders on this transaction.

GetSwift Acquires a Majority Stake in Logo d.o.o.

GetSwift, a worldwide leader in delivery management automation, headquartered in New York City and listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, has acquired a 60% stake in Logo d.o.o., a Serbian information and communications technology firm.

Biomin Acquires Vinfeed

Biomin GmbH acquires all shares in Serbian VINFEED DOO, one of the leading Serbian distributors of animal nutrition products. BDK Advokati advised Biomin GmbH on this transaction

SELIH & PARTNERJI Law Firm Advised Supernova in a EUR 220 million Acquisition of Qlandia Shopping Centers in Slovenia

Supernova Group assisted by SELIH & PARTNERJI Law Firm has completed its EUR 220 million acquisition of seven shopping malls and five smaller shopping centers from Centrice Real Estate GmbH, a company of the American Lone Star fund.

BOYANOV & Co. Advised Globalfoundries on the Acquisition of Smartcom’s PDK Engineering Team

BOYANOV & Co. acted as local counsel for Globalfoundries (GF), the world’s leading specialty foundry, in its acquisition of the PDK (Process Design Kit) engineering team from Smartcom Bulgaria AD in Sofia. Under the terms of the acquisition, GF has acquired Smartcom’s PDK development team of more than 125 employees.

Eldorado Gold Sells its Mining Companies in Serbia

Canadian mid-tier gold and base metals producer Eldorado Gold sells its two Serbian mining companies, Tara Gold and South Danube Metals to Ibaera Capital, an Australian PE focused on exploration and project development. Eldorado Gold was advised by BDK Advokati’s senior partner Vladimir Dasic and associate Sanja Dedovic.

The Sale of Iskratel

Iskratel is an ICT provider for the digital transformation of the telecommunications, transport, public safety and energy industries with over 900 employees and global footprint in more than 50 countries.

Labiana Closes Acquisition of Vetzavod

Labiana Group, one of the global leaders in animal health industry, closed the acquisition of all issued shares in Veterinary Institute of Subotica (Vetzavod), a Serbian leading animal vaccine producer.

BOYANOV & Co. Advised on the Merger of Piraeus Bank Bulgaria AD into Eurobank Bulgaria AD

BOYANOV & Co. advised Eurobank Bulgaria AD on the merger procedure under which Eurobank Bulgaria AD absorbed its newly acquired subsidiary Piraeus Bank Bulgaria AD (the “Merger”). The firm had also played an important role in the acquisition by Eurobank Bulgaria AD from Piraeus Bank SA of the shareholding stake of 99.98% in Piraeus Bank Bulgaria AD, which was successfully closed in June 2019.

Drivers and Issues for M&A in Southeast Europe

BDK Advokati’s senior partner Vladimir Dasic shared his thoughts on “Drivers, issues and countermeasures” at a panel organised by SEE Private equity and M&A forum in Belgrade. Other speakers at the panel were Alexandra Nagle from Alantra and Leo Morozov from Fortenova Group.

BOYANOV & Co. Contributes to the Bulgarian Chapter on Global Legal Insights to: Mergers & Acquisitions 2019

BOYANOV & Co.’s partner Yordan Naydenov and counsel Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nikolay Kolev have authored the Bulgarian chapter on Global Legal Insights to: Mergers & Acquisitions 2019, 8th edition, published in July 2019 by Global Legal Group. The article discusses the legal background, financing of the M&A transactions in Bulgaria, touches upon the significant deals and highlights, key developments, as well as looks at the year ahead.