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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...
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
In the area of Energy law Dimitar has strong expertise in renewables and projects, PPP and public procurement. Over the years, he has advised on renewables, combined heat and power (CHP), waste to energy...
Veliko Savov
Veliko Savov
Coun­sel
Head of TMC Group, Head of Hotels & Leisure Sector Group
Bulgaria, Sofia
Veliko Savov is Counsel in the Corporate Department of CMS Sofia.  Veliko specialises in company and commercial law and has interests in foreign direct investments. He has experience in mergers and...
Ivan Gergov
Ivan Gergov
Seni­or As­so­ci­ate
Attorney-at-law
Bulgaria, Sofia
Ivan Gergov is an attorney-at-law and Senior Associate working in the corporate/M&A practice of CMS Sofia. He advises clients on a broad range of corporate law matters, with a particular focus on M&A...
Alexander Rangelov
Alexander Rangelov
Seni­or As­so­ci­ate
Head of Tax
Bulgaria, Sofia
Alexander Rangelov is a Senior Associate in the Corporate department at CMS in Sofia and Head of Tax. Alexander has experience in corporate law with a focus on taxation, in particular corporate income...
Yavor Danailov
Yavor Danailov
As­so­ci­ate
Bulgaria, Sofia
Yavor Danailov is a UK-qualified corporate associate in the CMS CEE team. His main area of expertise is international M&A transactions across a variety of sectors.Prior to joining CMS, Yavor worked as...
Berdzh Draganov
Berdzh Draganov
Ju­ni­or As­so­ci­ate
Bulgaria, Sofia
Berdzh also focuses on real estate law, including real estate sale and purchase agreements, escrow agreements as well as lease agreements. He also assists the wider CMS team with real estate compliance...
Elitsa Hinova
Elitsa Hinova
Ju­ni­or As­so­ci­ate
Bulgaria, Sofia
Additionally, Elitsa Hinova’s expertise includes advising tech companies on numerous acquisitions, project developments, business restructurings and regulatory compliance matters