News & Deals


Photovoltaic Plant Acquisition

Borislav Boyanov & Co.’s energy team advised a Spanish developer in a due diligence of a large photovoltaic park in Bulgaria.     Copyright picture:


Due Diligence on the Acquisition of Metal Exploration Permits

The firm performed acquisition due diligence on four prospecting and exploration permits for metal minerals held by an international mining company.     Copyright picture:


Advice on Oil and Gas Exploration Permits

The firm advised an Indian client on regulatory issues related to oil & gas exploration permits.     Copyright picture:


Aircraft Sale to Bulgarian Airline

Anna Saeva lead Borislav Boyanov & Co. team, acting as local counsel of one of the world’s largest aircraft financing firms in connection with a sale of an aircraft to a Bulgarian commercial airline and its  financing. The advice covered all local aspects of the financing provided, including the setting up/perfection of local security.     Copyright […]


Merger Clearance in Wind Power Merger

Borislav Boyanov & Co. successfully obtained clearance for ENEL’s acquisition of several companies dealing with renewable energy generation.   Copyright picture: ENEL


Borislav Boyanov & Co. Represents DEGI in Merger Clearance for Commercial Property Acquisition

  Borislav Boyanov & Co. represented DEGI in the merger clearance procedure related to DEGI’s proposed acquisition of Mall of Sofia.   Copyright picture: Mall of Sofia


Firm Acts for HVB Capital Partners in Connection with Comtrade Acquisition

Borislav Boyanov & Co. successfully obtained merger clearance for HVB Capital Partners’ acquisition of Comtrade, and its local subsidiary in Bulgaria NT CHS.     Copyright picture: HVB


Partnership Acts in Major Corporate Reorganization

The corporate team of Borislav Boyanov & Co. provided assistance to Bain Capital to reorganize the Bulgarian branch of the B&K business acquired from American Standard.


American Standard’s Divestment of Its Sanitary Wares Business in Bulgaria

The firm acted for American Standard in the sale of its B&K business in Bulgaria. Previously, we assisted American Standard in creating the largest sanitary ware facility in Europe by acquiring some local businesses and setting up some new ones.   Copyright picture: American Standard


Leading Bulgarian Industrial Batteries Manufacturer Energia AD Acquired by EnerSys (NYSE: ENS)

Borislav Boyanov & Co. advised EnerSys (NYSE: ENS), the world’s largest manufacturer, marketer, and distributor of industrial batteries on all legal aspects of the acquisition of majority stake of the capital of Energia AD, Targovishte – the leading Bulgarian manufacturer of industrial batteries. The acquisition was completed on the floor of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange […]


Borislav Boyanov & Co. Acted on the Bulgarian Merger Control Aspects of the Acquisition of Wolff Walsrode

Borislav Boyanov & Co. advised Dow Chemical Co. on the Bulgarian merger control aspects of their acquisition of Wolff Walsrode. Dow Chemical is a worldwide producer of plastics and cellulose-based chemical products. Wolff Walsrode produces various chemical and synthetic products. The Bulgarian competition authority – the Commission for the Protection of Competition gave unconditional clearance for […]


Borislav Boyanov & Co. Assists Furniture Industry Acquisition

On July 26, 2007 Alra, a Bulgarian company, engaged in the manufacturing and trade with furniture, acquired a majority package of the capital of Hamefa Bulgaria OOD and of Hamefa Mesta Mebel AD, owned by the Dutch company Hamefa B.V., and simultaneously acquired indirect control over Hamefa Trading EOOD, a daughter – company of Hamefa […]


TUI AG Reorganizes its Bulgarian Operations

As a part of worldwide reorganization of its business on August 31, 2007 TUI AG transferred its participation in the capital of TUI Bulgaria OOD to Leibnitz Services GmbH. The value of the transaction reached EUR 16,5 million. The lawyers from Borislav Boyanov & Co. acted for both TUI AG and Leibnitz Services GmbH in […]


Borislav Boyanov & Co. Acts on the EUR 6,8 Million Acquisition of Electrodi AD

Borislav Boyanov & Co. advised ESAB, the world leader in the production of welding equipment, on their successful acquisition of the largest Bulgarian producer of welding electrodes Electrodi AD. The transaction was worth EUR 6,8 million and the firm assisted ESAB in both the legal due diligence and the transaction structuring and execution.     […]


Borislav Boyanov & Co. Obtains Local Merger Clearance for the Acquisition of Dow Jones by News Corporation

The Commission for Protection of Competition (CPC) gave its clearance to News Corporation to obtain sole control over Dow Jones. Borislav Boyanov & Co. represented News Corporation during the merger clearance process. According to the press statement of the CPC Dow Jones presence on the Bulgarian market is de minimis; therefore, the concentration will not […]


Firm Acts for Credit Suisse International and Credit Suisse, London Branch on EUR 265 Million Bridge Facility

The firm advised Credit Suisse International and Credit Suisse, London Branch in relation to the Bulgarian law aspects of a €265 million Bridge Facility Agreement with Belvedere S.A., France and other parties, with the purpose of financing the acquisition by Belvedere S.A. of Marie Brizard & Roger International (MBRI). The firm also advised affiliates of […]


Borislav Boyanov & Co. Advises GSHL on the Acquisition of CSKA, Sofia Football Club

Borislav Boyanov & Co. advised Global Steel Holdings Limited  on the acquisition of control over CSKA, Sofia one of the leading football clubs in Bulgaria. The firm’s team was involved in all aspects of the transaction, including due diligence, transaction structuring and merger clearance. In relation to the merger the Bulgarian competition authority for the […]


Warburg Pincus Acquires Pay-TV Operator Eurocom Plovdiv

Borislav Boyanov & Co. advised and represented Warburg Pincus (WP) in its acquisition of the largest Pay-TV operator in Plovdiv – Eurocom Plovdiv and its group (value above EUR 22 million). This acquisition, together with the acquisition of Eurocom Cable, made WP the largest player in the Bulgarian Pay-TV market. Borislav Boyanov & Co. were responsible for […]


Borislav Boyanov & Co. Represents The Coca-Cola Company in IP Rights Infringements Actions

Borislav Boyanov & Co. was engaged in representing the Coca-Cola Company in four civil cases concerning infringements of the companies IP rights, as well as in a court case in front of the Supreme Administrative Court for establishing unfair competition by unauthorized use of signs similar to the registered trademarks of the company ( involving […]


Bulgarian Telecommunications Company

Since 1998, Borislav Boyanov & Co. has advised various parties in relation to the privatization and post-privatization M&A deals related to the Bulgarian Telecommunications Company (BTC) – the incumbent land lines operator in Bulgaria. In particular, we advised Dutch telecommunications provider KPN on the first attempt to privatize BTC (1998-2000). Later on, we advised the […]