IFLR1000 has released the final groups of rankings that represent IFLR1000’s 31st edition. The results of the research conducted into the Romanian legal market confirm once again NNDKP’s position as a leading law firm in Romania.
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (NNDKP) successfully assisted a syndicate of banks consisting of Banca Comercială Română (as mandated lead arranger, bookrunner, documentation agent, facility agent, security agent and lender), CEC Bank (as mandated lead arranger and lender), Raiffeisen Bank (as mandated lead arranger and lender), Banca Transilvania and Banca Românească (as lenders), in connection with a new financing of lei 278 million (approximately EUR 56,3 million) granted to Rodbun Group, one of the leading agro-business companies in Romania.
During the first part of 2021, AAylex Group, one of the leading Romanian players in the food industry, finalized the acquisition of Banvit, the local subsidiary of the Brazilian giant, BRF, through a transaction that represented a premiere on the domestic market. The project prompted yet another premiere for the Romanian business environment, with the acquisition being financed by CEC Bank and EximBank.
Echipa NNDKP formată din Ciprian Păun, Partener și unul dintre coordonatorii biroului NNDKP Cluj-Napoca, și Diana Feldrihan, Asociat Senior, a obținut o soluție de anulare în totalitate a impozitului pe profit stabilit suplimentar de către organele fiscale având la bază prețurile de transfer.
NNDKP successfully assisted and represented companies part of Efacec group, a supplier of solutions with presence in the energy, mobility and environment value chain, before the Court of International Commercial Arbitration attached to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania against Brăila County, a local administrative authority from Romania.
NNDKP received the award „Best Firm of the Year” during the 11th edition of the Romanian Top Lawyers Awards Gala, which recognizes lawyers active in various business law areas for their professional achievements throughout 2020, event organized by Finmedia and Piata Financiara.
NNDKP CELF has successfully represented its client, a non-resident company, before the national court in which it has made a request for a preliminary ruling to the CJEU concerning the interpretation of the EU VAT Directive and Regulation as regards the existence of a VAT fixed establishment. The dispute with the Romanian National Agency for Tax Administration (in Romanian: Agenția Națională de Administrare Fiscală or, in short, ANAF) occurred in connection with the provision of toll manufacturing services (or “lohn” contracts as they are commonly known in Romania).
NNDKP received the “Law Firm of the Year” award at the Romanian Legal Awards 2020 Gala organized by Legal Marketing on June 3rd, 2021. This is the 3rd time NNDKP receives this distinction, after scooping the award in 2016 and 2017 (in 2020 the event was postponed due to the restrictions imposed in order to contain the spread of COVID-19).
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (NNDKP) assisted Getin Holding Group, as part of an international team of advisors, on the Romanian law aspects related to the sale of the shares held in Idea :: Bank, Idea :: Leasing, Idea :: Insurance Broker and Idea :: Investment to Banca Transilvania, in a EUR 43 million transaction.
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (NNDKP) successfully assisted AAylex Group, one of the leading Romanian players in the food industry, controlled by entrepreneur Bogdan Stanca as majority shareholder, in securing the funds necessary for the Group’s expansion in Romania through the acquisition of Banvit Foods Romania.