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BOYANOV & Co. is advising a large Bulgarian company from the agricultural sector on a joint venture for the development of new largescale greenhouse facilities

BOYANOV & Co. is advising one a large Bulgarian company from the agricultural sector on the setting up of a joint venture for the development of new largescale greenhouse facilities for ecologically clean agricultural products. The work involves significant real estate work with respect to the due diligence of the land involved. BOYANOV & Co.’s […]


BOYANOV & Co. advised Golf Okol OOD with respect to its project for construction and development of a new golf course, club house and residential buildings

BOYANOV & Co. advised Golf Okol OOD with respect to its project for construction and development of a new golf course, club house and residential buildings. The project is a green field investment. The work involved very complex analyses of the applicable legal framework, including but not limited to real estate, zoning, environmental, public procurement, […]


BOYANOV & Co. advises Behr-Hella Thermocontrol GmbH in respect of a green field investment in the construction of a factory for automobile air conditioning appliances

BOYANOV & Co. is currently advising Behr-Hella Thermocontrol GmbH with respect to its arbitration claim against the initially appointed main contractor for the construction of client’s brand new factory and developing centre for production of automobile air conditioning appliances. This very complicated construction dispute is for a significant amount and is based on claims for […]


BOYANOV & Co. Advised Schreiber Foods on Acquisition of Danone’s Fresh Dairy Products Manufacturing Business in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Spain and Portugal

BOYANOV & Co. advised Schreiber Foods on all elements of the project. The transaction was structured in a very complex way to minimize any risks for Schreiber. BOYANOV & Co. was in charge of 20+ various licensing / permit / registration procedures aiming to secure smooth closing and transition in line with the plans of […]


BOYANOV & Co. is Advising Capita Asset Services (UK) Ltd on a Non-Performing Loan of EUR 86 Million Extended by Deutsche Bank

BOYANOV & Co. advised Hatfield Philips International and now Capita Asset Services (UK) Ltd (which replaced HPI) in their capacity as the appointed Special Servicer of a non-performing loan of EUR 86 million extended by Deutsche Bank AG (London Branch) in 2006 to Business Park Sofia for the development of the first business park in […]


Commercial Property – Jurisdictional Comparisons 2010

The first edition of Commercial Property – Jurisdictional comparisons 2010 – published in November 2010 by The European Lawyer, Futurelex Limited and edited by Graham Lloyd-Brunt, provides a comparison of the position in 24 jurisdictions, amongst which is Bulgaria, on key issues which arise in real estate transactions. The Bulgarian chapter below, written by Mr. […]


Environment Law 2010

This article appeared in the 3rd edition of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Environment Law 2010 published by Global Legal Group Ltd, London.


Borislav Boyanov & Co. Acts on Real Estate Aspects of One of the Largest Food Retailing Chain’s Local Expansion in Bulgaria

The firm continues to act as local counsel for a major retail investor with respect to its aggressive expansion in Bulgaria, advising on variety of real estate projects, construction, regulatory, commercial, financing and other relevant matters. In providing its continued support, the firm’s team is lead by partner Nickolay Nickolov.     Copyright picture:


Boyanov & Co. Acts in Major Real Estate Litigation

The partnership currently represents a major international  investor in real estate in two interconnected litigations. The first one is for the compulsory conclusion of a definitive real estate purchase contract, based on a preliminary agreement for the acquisition of a real estate between our client and a local counterparty. The second litigation is for declaring a preceding real estate purchase contract […]


Getting the Deal Through – Construction 2009

This chapter briefly summarizes the answers to the building contractors’ most frequently asked questions when considering Bulgaria as a destination for doing construction business.


Raiffeisenbank Provides Financing for a Major Real Estate Project

Borislav Boyanov & Co. advised Raiffeisen Zentralbank Österreich AG on the financing of a joint venture between Tishman and GE Real Estate created for the development of a large business and logistics center near the Sofia international airport. The firm’s advice was sought on all aspects of the transaction, including transaction documentation, due diligence and […]


Borislav Boyanov & Co. Acts for Piraeus Bank on Due Diligence and Set up of Real Estate Collateral

The firm’s real estate practice has been retained by Piraeus Bank Bulgaria AD to act with respect to the collateralization of real estate in the financing of one of the biggest Bulgarian companies. The amount of the financing exceeds some millions in EUR.     Copyright picture: Piraeus Bank


The Firm Works on a Black Sea Golf Investment

The firm is advising a major US investor on the purchase and development of a luxury golf course at the Black Sea Coast.     Copyright picture:


Borislav Boyanov & Co. Retained by a Leading Construction Company

The partnership has been retained by a prominent Bulgarian construction company on variety of projects, including new construction agreements, disputes over existing construction agreements, and debt collection. The firm’s experience is appreciated by clients, as it comes from the knowledge gained while working for all stakeholders in the development, construction and sale process with respect […]


Prime Office Development in Sofia Supported by Borislav Boyanov & Co.

Borislav Boyanov & Co. acted for a Greek investor with respect to the construction of a multimillion project for an office building in the very center of Sofia. The advice concerned complex title issues, as well as planning and construction.     Copyright picture:


The Firm Advises a US Fund on Agricultural Land Investments

The firm has been retained by a US fund to advise on the legal framework for agricultural land acquisition in Bulgaria. Agricultural land is ever more appealing to investors, who are aware that agricultural land is likely to be an undervalued asset, and may be much more attractive than construction which has already peaked in […]


UK Investor Acquires Office Development in Sofia

The firm advised a UK investor on the acquisition of an office building in Sofia, including on variety of real estate, regulatory, and financing matters.     Copyright picture:


Borislav Boyanov & Co. Advise on Construction Materials Exploration Authorizations

Borislav Boyanov & Co. are advising a German company involved in the extraction and commercialization of various construction materials on regulatory and property issues relating to certain construction materials exploration authorizations. Previously the firm advised the client on potential acquisition of existing extraction facilities in Bulgaria.     Copyright picture:


Construction / Real Estate Work Highlights until 2007

The firm advised Deutsche Bank on the sale of the biggest office building complex in Bulgaria – Business Park Sofia; The firm provided advisory services on the acquisition of around 115,000 sq. m. of real estates for the construction of a logistic park near Plovdiv; The firm provided advisory services on the acquisition of the […]


Construction Products Joint Venture Established by Fisher Profil

Borislav Boyanov & Co. provided assistance and support to Fisher Profil (a subsidiary of Corus, part of Tata Steel) on the setting up and future development and expansion of its joint-venture plant in Bulgaria.     Copyright picture: