Mergers & Acquisitions, Getting the Deal Through 2015

BOYANOV & Co. contributed to the sixteenth edition of Getting the Deal Through – Mergers & Acquisitions, published by Law Business Research Ltd 2015, London. The Bulgarian chapter below was contributed by Mr. Yordan Naydenov, Partner and Head of Corporate and M&A at BOYANOV & Co. and Mr. Angel Angelov, Senior Associate at the firm. The chapter provides summary of M&A transactional requirements and procedures in their jurisdictions, covering such areas as: types of business combination, applicable legislation, filings and public disclosure requirements, substantial shareholding regulations, duties of directors and controlling shareholders, shareholder rights of approval and appraisal, hostile transactions, break-up fees and frustration of additional bidders, governmental influence on transactions, conditional offers, minority squeeze-out, cross-border transactions, waiting and notification periods, tax issues and labour and employee benefits.