Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston (NNDKP) acted as legal advisor for the syndicate of banks granting a financing facility worth EUR 347 million to Swiss-based Ameropa Group. The syndicate of banks was composed of Banca Comerciala Romana SA (BCR) and Raiffeisen Bank SA as joint Initial Mandated Lead Arrangers and Bookrunners, together with ING Bank N.V. Amsterdam – Bucharest Branch and UniCredit Bank S.A., as Mandated Lead Arrangers. BCR acted also as the Documentation, Facility & Security Agent.
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (NNDKP) assisted ExxonMobil, one of the world’s largest publicly traded international oil and gas companies, with finalizing the last steps in selling to Romgaz its 50% participation in the Neptun Deep offshore block in the Black Sea. With the sale being materialized, this is one of most important M&A transactions in the energy sector ever rolled out on the local market that reshaped the oil & gas industry in Romania.
NNDKP received new distinctions at the 12th edition of the “Avocati de Top 2022” Gala, which recognizes lawyers active in various business law areas for their professional achievements throughout 2021, event organized by Finmedia and Piata Financiara.
NNDKP received new awards at the annual Romanian Legal Awards Gala, a high-profile event for the legal field in Romania organized by Legal Marketing, which celebrates the achievements of lawyers and law firms in various practice areas.
NNDKP was part of an international legal team led by Luther law firm, that assisted Staffbase, a leading provider of employee communications management platforms, in the acquisition of the majority stake in the company 247GRAD Labs GmbH and the acquisition of the Romanian Dirico entity. Thus, Staffbase expands its portfolio with the content collaboration platform dirico.
Lavinia Ionita Rasmussen, Partner in NNDKP’s Real Estate practice, was included for a second consecutive year among ‘The 50 Most Influential People in Romania’s Real Estate Market’, in the second edition of this annual publication put together by Property Forum.
NNDKP assisted Marcos Provit, a local pharmaceutical services network, in issuing cross-border corporate bonds worth 8.5 million euros through private placement, under the coordination of the Polish private debt fund CVI.
NNDKP won the “Romania Law Firm of the Year” award at the Chambers Europe Awards gala, a hallmark event organized by Chambers and Partners, beating off strong competition.
Legal 500 has launched the 2022 edition of The Legal 500 EMEA rankings. The results of the research conducted by the guide confirm once again NNDKP’s position as a leading law firm in Romania.
NNDKP has obtained a major success, confirmed by a final decision of the High Court of Cassation and Justice (HCCJ), namely the annulment of a fine in excess of lei 24 million (approximately Euro 5 million) applied by the Competition Council for allegedly establishing anticompetitive agreements intended to limit prices in the context of the promotional campaigns carried out at the level of food retail chains between 2005 – 2009.