Corporate & M&A

Corporate & M&A

FIDASmart has an extensive expertise in the Mergers & Acquisitions sector, praising itself with international awards and recognition, which include winning the 2018 “THE TIMES Legal Innovation” M&A Award and being ranked by international tops such as IFLR2000 among recommended M&A law firms in Romania.

The M&A team is led by Selena Stan, a seasoned professional who has been advising clients on M&A deals for more than a decade. FIDASmart offers the full range of M&A legal services – both at national, as well as international level – from the preparatory phase of an M&A deal, to the due diligence and transaction negotiation, and up to completion and post-completion support and advice.

Some highlights of our M&A practice include:

  • Assistance with the due diligence activity, legal drafting and negotiations for the largest M&A transaction on the Romanian Pharma market – sale of A&D Pharma group to DrMax group, an affiliate of Penta Investments Limited;
  • Assistance with the due diligence activity, legal drafting and negotiations for the sale to Ascendis Group of the No. 1 food supplements company in Romania – Sunwave Pharma;
  • Assisting an international client in the acquisition of convertible promissory notes from a US company during a private equity financing procedure and in the subsequent conversion of the notes and subscription of shares in a related UK private company; and
  • Assisting an international client in the acquisition of a minority stake in a Japanese company and subsequent joint venture established to take over the international business of the company.