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Corporate/M&A Lawyers in Bulgaria

Whether you are planning a merger as part of your growth strategy, thinking about diversifying into new sectors or looking for new funding options, our experts offer you the right mix of legal and commercial advice. With over 25 years’ experience in Central and Eastern Europe, we are the preferred M&A adviser to corporates and financial institutions, and have topped the deal tables by volume for a number of consecutive years. With domestic and international experts on the ground in 15 offices across the region, we can mobilise international specialist teams quickly to manage your cross-border transactions.

We add value by thinking and acting beyond our traditional role to secure the competitive edge you need in an ever-changing business environment. Whether a global multinational group or a dynamic domestic business, we can deliver a tailored, commercial, cost effective solution for you, covering areas such as M&A, private equity, equity capital markets, outsourcing, group restructuring and privatisations.

Our cross-border teams include experts in sectors such as banking, consumer products, energy, infrastructure, insurance, life sciences & healthcare, real estate and construction, technology and media. This means we can save time and money by understanding your specific issues, providing advice within context and pinpointing the commercial issues and risks in your transaction.

 
Atanas Bangachev
Atanas Bangachev
Partner
Head of Corporate, CMS Sofia
Bulgaria, Sofia
Atanas Bangachev is a partner based in Sofia and Head of the Corporate practice group. He is a Bulgarian-qualified lawyer specialising in Bulgarian corporate, contract and privatisation law. His main...
Ivan Gergov
Ivan Gergov
Partner
Head of Private Equity
Bulgaria, Sofia
Ivan Gergov is an attorney-at-law and Partner working in the private equity practice of CMS Sofia. In this capacity, he acts on behalf of portfolio companies and their managers and structures and executes...
Gentscho Pavlov
Gentscho Pavlov
Partner
Co-Managing Partner of CMS Sofia and CEE Partner
Bulgaria, Sofia
Additionally, Gentscho Pavlov advises corporations, banks and multinationals on employment and HR issues. His special focus is on the employment aspects of corporate transactions. He has a highly commercial...
Dimitar Zwiatkow
Dimitar Zwiatkow
Partner
Co-Head of Energy, Projects and Construction
Bulgaria, Sofia
Dimitar Zwiatkow is a partner in the Banking & Finance practice in CMS Sofia. He is a Bulgarian attorney with more than 15 years’ legal experience and is one of the preeminent advisers on banking M&A...
Veliko Savov
Veliko Savov
Counsel
Head of TMC Group, Head of Hotels & Leisure Sector Group
Bulgaria, Sofia
Veliko Savov is a counsel in the Corporate practice group of CMS Sofia and head of the TMC practice group and Hotels & Leisure in Bulgaria. Veliko specialises in mergers and acquisitions, cross-border...
Konstantin Altandzhiyski
Senior Associate
Bulgaria, Sofia
Konstantin Altandzhiyski also has a particular focus on litigation, enforcement, and insolvency matters, having gained experience in the field representing Bulgarian banks before civil and commercial...
Yavor Danailov
Yavor Danailov
Senior Associate
Bulgaria, Sofia
Yavor Danailov is a UK-qualified corporate senior associate in the CMS CEE team. His main area of expertise is international M&A transactions across a variety of sectors. Before joining CMS, Yavor worked...
Alexander Rangelov
Alexander Rangelov
Senior Associate
Head of Tax
Bulgaria, Sofia
Alexander Rangelov is a senior associate in the Corporate team at CMS in Sofia and Head of the Tax practice. He has experience in corporate law with a focus on taxation, in particular corporate income...
Berdzh Draganov
Berdzh Draganov
Associate
Bulgaria, Sofia
Berdzh focuses on employment law by providing comprehensive legal guidance to clients on a broad spectrum of employment-related matters, such as mass dismissals, wrongful terminations, workplace policies...
Elitsa Hinova
Elitsa Hinova
Associate
Bulgaria, Sofia
Elitsa has extensive experience in negotiating equity documents and various corporate arrangements as an integral part of several venture capital projects, carve-outs, consortium arrangements and dis...