Legal services to clients involved in the Bulgarian Market
NBLO has been advising and representing a consortium of Danish and UK based investors on a €20m unwinding of their investment, involving multiple jurisdictions and a fairly complex piece of litigation.
NBLO have acted for Genzyme in a commercial litigation dispute with a Bulgarian hospital supplier for €200,000.
NBLO advised the commercial property investment fund Equest on the acquisition of Rodacar AD, the former Rover factory in Bulgaria, from an Austrian Group for €12m.
NBLO provides a multitude of legal services to USA media company EMMIS Communications which has several operations in the radio broadcasting, television broadcasting and magazine publishing markets. Specifically in Bulgaria, the company currently runs one of the largest radio station networks which includes such popular stations as FM Plus, Fresh FM, and Star FM. NBLO has fostered a close relationship with the company. NBLO handled all legal matters arising from the sale of their various licences and continues to provide commercial advice in this area as well as general corporate law advice on their Bulgarian operations.
NBLO has provided general joint venture structuring advice to Gama Enerji A.S., the energy investment subsidiary of GE with operations in Turkey, Ireland and the Middle East.
NBLO advised the investment fund Heitman European Property III on the leasing to various blue chip clients of its Enterprise building which consists of 5,200 m2 of GLA of Class A office space. NBLO continues to provide ongoing legal services to the fund concerning these leases.
NBLO has advised the investment fund Heitman European Property III on the €101.5m acquisition from Equest of the 'City Center Sofia', the most established and profitable urban shopping centre in Bulgaria. Since then, NBLO has been the sole provider of ongoing legal services to the Center, involving a variety of largely commercial property issues.
NBLO advised the major German-based multinational logistics group Rhenus AG on its acquisition of a Bulgarian shipping business for €1m.
NBLO represented a large creditor of Kremikovtzi, the failed Bulgarian steel producer, in an arbitration at the London Court of International Arbitration dealing also with the enforcement aspects of the Consent Order of the Court in the context of the debtor’s insolvency proceedings in the Bulgarian courts.
NBLO conducted extensive due diligence in connection with a major bond issuance for the Tel Aviv-listed Israeli construction group, Engel.
NBLO advised Unit International S.A., a large Turkish company, during their involvement in the privatisation of a major Macedonian power generator. The firm provided a range of legal services to the client concerning joint venture structuring with the focus being on advising as to the exact form of the acquisition vehicle.
NBLO assisted the UK-based consultancy Adam Smith International in setting up an active Bulgarian branch whose presence would be engaged in the highly lucrative Bulgarian development market.
New Balkans Law Office' lawyers are qualified to practise in Bulgaria, England and Wales and the Land of Berlin, Germany. They are Bulgarian advokats or Bulgarian lawyers and are regulated by the Bulgarian Bar of their registration.
New Balkans Law Office is a member of the British Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce.
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