Romania

Romania

Recent work highlights

Planning and environmental

  • Advised Alpla Germany on the buy-side acquisition of site factory near Bucharest, including due diligence, advising on environmental and permitting, drafting and extensive negotiation of property sale agreements, call option and lease back structures, ancillary documentation.

Construction and development

  • Advised Iulius Group in the negotiation of a venture and ancillary agreements regarding a large area in the Expozitiei Blvd. in view of a mixed-use office/residential/leisure development.

Investment and disposal

  • Advised AFI Europe on its over €300m acquisition of four Class A office projects in Romania, the largest real estate transaction ever concluded on the Romanian office market and one of the biggest in CEE. Advised Genagricola Foreste (part of Generali Group) on the acquisition of over 1,700 hectares of forestry land in Romania.
  • Advised Accor (world-leading multinational hospitality company) in a cross-border deal for the restructuring of the hard assets /light assets businesses of Orbis SA and Accor SA in Czech Republic, Hungary & Romania.
  • Advised Accor on the acquisition in Romania of Hotel Mercure Unirii.

Managers and occupiers

  • Advised a global e-commerce/tech giant company with its expansion of office premises in Romania and negotiation of their lease agreements into over 10,000m².

Financing

  • Advised a syndicate of lenders including Erste Group Bank AG, Raiffeisen Bank International AG and Banca Comercială Română S.A. on the €300m refinancing of Cotroceni Park S.A., member of the Africa Israel Properties Group and owner of AFI Palace Cotroceni shopping center, the largest mall in Romania.

 

Facts and figures

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Located in Lisbon

1 real estate partner, 3 lawyers and 1 solicitor

Languages: English, Portuguese and Spanish

Key contacts

Contact
Roxana Fratila
Roxana Fratila
Partner
Head of Real Estate & Construction
T +40 21 407 3 839