Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research. This article was first published in Getting the Deal Through – Mergers and Acquisitions 2006 (published in May 2006, consulting editors Rachel Brandenburger and Natasha Good). For further information please visit www.GettingTheDealThrough.com
This article appeared in the 3rd edition of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Corporate Tax 2006, published by Global Legal Group Ltd, London (www.iclg.co.uk).
This article appeared in the 3rd edition of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Securitisation 2006; published by Global Legal Group Ltd, London (www.iclg.co.uk).
Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research. This article was first published in Getting the Deal Through – Telecoms and Media 2006, (published in May 2006, consulting editors Rachel Brandenburger and Natasha Good). For further information please visit the GettingTheDealThrough official web site.
The firm advised SBS Broadcasting (the second largest media company in Europe) on the acquisition of several radio networks in Bulgaria, including Radio Vitosha, Ritmo and Atlantic, Radio Vesselina and Radio Express, and on the acquisition of a music TV channel in Bulgaria. Following the acquisitions, the firm has been handling the client’s current legal matters […]
In July 2006 – November 2006, Borislav Boyanov & Co. assisted Warburg Pincus on the refinancing of its Bulgarian acquisitions, within the scope of a larger refinancing transaction covering several East and South European jurisdictions with total value above EUR 285 mio. Copyright picture: pixabay.com
Borislav Boyanov & Co.’s litigation team represented a major international commodities trading house, in a VAT litigation relating to its purchasing and export of grains from Bulgaria. The total interest defended was over BGN 700,000. On judicial review the Supreme Administrative Court annulled the tax assessments issued against the client, and ruled that the Bulgarian company had the right to VAT […]
Borislav Boyanov & Co., represented the Association of the Researched-based Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (ARPharM), the Association of the American Pharmaceutical Companies at the American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria and the Bulgarian Association for Protection of Patients in a claim with Sofia City Court against a decision of the Management Board of the National Health Insurance […]
Borislav Boyanov & Co. has been advising TNK-BP and other major multinational oil companies supporting the implementation of the long-discussed Burgas – Alexandroupolis transit oil pipeline project. The more than 1 billion USD project has been discussed since 1993 and is now gaining impetus. Borislav Boyanov & Co. has provided advice for companies supporting the […]
The firm advised Enel Produzione SA in 2003 on its participation as main sponsor together with the Entergy, USA in a €580 million project finance transaction involving the privatisation and modernisation of one of the biggest thermal power stations in Bulgaria (Maritsa East 3 Project). In a subsequent transaction Enel acquired the stake held by Entergy in the […]
As part of the biggest investment initiative yet in Bulgaria’s energy sector (estimated value of around Euro 2 billion), the firm’s services were retained by a major US based energy solutions provider in connection with its potential participation in the construction of the Belene nuclear power plant. The Belene nuclear power plant is a brownfield project […]
Borislav Boyanov & Co. has advised and assisted DC Management (formerly known as the Black Sea Property Fund) for the financing and acquisition of a number of hotel and residential complexes located at the Black Sea coast and in the capital of the country based on sophisticated schemes. Copyright picture: pixabay.com
In February 2006, the UK law firm Addleshaw Goddard and Borislav Boyanov & Co. were appointed to advise the Bulgarian Ministry of Transport on the current disputes between the Ministry and the Austrian construction company Strabag with respect to the construction of the new terminal of the Sofia Airport. Copyright picture: pixabay.com
Borislav Boyanov & Co. in co-operation with the London office of Bird & Bird advised the European bank for Reconstruction and Development on its financing provided to a major developer of hospitality real estate on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast – for construction and opening of Kempinski Grand Hotel Hermitage in the resort Golden Sands […]
Borislav Boyanov & Co. acted as Bulgarian special counsel to a syndicate of international banks and other financial institutions led by Citigroup and Landsbanki providing finance to Viva Ventures Holding GmbH, Austria, the holding company of the Bulgarian Telecommunications Company (the incumbent fixed line telecommunications operator in Bulgaria), in the amount of EUR 525 million […]
News Corporation, acting through its local subsidiary Balkan News Corporation, acquired a controlling interest in Radiocompany CJ, which operates or advises a number of radio stations in Bulgaria, including N-Joy, Z-Rock, Melody, Jazz FM and others. The acquisition extends the existing foothold of News in other media markets (most notably free-to-air television through bTV the first national private FTA […]
The U.S. media company Emmis Communications Corporation acquired a 66.5% stake in the local radio group FM+. In addition to the direct shareholding participation in FM+, Emmis also acquired indirect participation in Fresh! radio station. The transaction has been approved by the Bulgarian regulatory authorities. This is a pioneering investment of Emmis in Bulgaria. […]
The partnership advised Wing Equity, an Austrian private equity fund in acquiring Devin, a local group, being among the market leaders in bottled mineral water. Borislav Boyanov & Co. was responsible for the legal due diligence of the target companies, the structuring of the transaction and its financing, drafting of the transaction and financing documents and obtaining of […]
Borislav Boyanov & Co. advised Global Steel Holdings Limited, its fully owned Bulgarian subsidiary – Finmetals Holding EAD, and Kremikovtzi AD (the largest steel mill in Bulgaria controlled by Finmetals Holdings EAD) on the financing of Kremikovtzi AD by way of a €350 million 7-years fixed rate Eurobonds issue. The issue was placed successfully on 4 May 2006. On […]
Global Steel Holdings Limited (“GSHL”), a part of the Indian Ispat Group, one of the leading global integrated steel makers, completed the acquisition of Kremikovtzi AD, the largest steel maker in Bulgaria. GSHL has operations in six countries worldwide with total steel-making capacity of 14 million tones. The total investment for the acquisition combined […]