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Catalin Vasile

Catalin Vasile


T +40 21 407 3817
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP S.C.P.
11-15, Tipografilor Street
B3-B4, 4th Floor
District 1
013714 Bucharest
Languages Romanian, English

Catalin Vasile is an associate in the CMS Corporate M&A team in Romania. Catalin has a broad transactional and advisory background working with large multinationals on a variety of corporate work including acquisitions, joint-ventures and other corporate and commercial transactions. 

His practice includes mergers & acquisitions, cross-border mergers, corporate reorganisations, corporate governance matters and commercial issues. Catalin has experience working on multi-jurisdictional M&A transactions throughout CEE and beyond, regularly working with colleagues throughout CMS and elsewhere. 

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Relevant experience

  • AFI Europe on its approximate EUR 300m share acquisition of six companies owning four Class A office projects in Romania from NEPI Rockcastle. This is the largest real estate transaction ever concluded in the Romanian office market and one of the biggest in CEE.
  • A CEE private equity firm on two market transforming transactions in the Romanian optical sector: the acquisition of the leading retail and distributor on the Romanian optical market and the add-on acquisition of the number 2 player in the Romanian optical retail market.
  • CEE Equity Partners on its majority acquisition of Farmavet-Pasteur Group.
  • A Czech IT software distributor in relation to establishing a joint venture in Romania.
  • The largest manufacturer of footwear and fastest growing footwear company in Europe, listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange, on the acquisition of its franchised business in Romania that included a retail network of 56 footwear stores throughout Romania.
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  • 2016 – LL.B., University of Bucharest, Romania.
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  • Member, Bucharest Bar Association.
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