Popovici Nitu & Asociatii has been ranked first for M&A in Romania by number of deals concluded in 2010 in Romania, according to DealWatch’s M&A League Tables. The law firm deal value reaches EUR 85 million.
During last year, Popovici Nitu & Asociatii was involved in 18 successful deals and other 15 joint ventures and corporate restructurings, in various industries such as energy, healthcare, telecom and real estate.
Popovici Nitu & Asociatii advised Auchan Romania on the acquisition of various real estate properties, Filasa SAS & Sanafi SAS on the acquisition of five wind farms, Immofinanz in a string of acquisitions, including the acquisition of up to 100 percent equity in the companies owning Polus Constanta Mall, Euromall Galati and West Gate Craiova Mall.
The law firm also advised MedLife on the acquisition of 80 percent of the share capital of Medis Brasov and of a local company involved in the development of private hospital and Scop Computers on the sale of 50.96 percent shares to ABC Data.
After number of deals Popovici Nitu &Asociatii are followed by NNDKP, Biris Goran, Musat & Asociatii and Tuca Zbarcea and Asociatii.
Yet, after the deal value the top looks different. First place is occupied by Musat & Asociatii with EUR 584 million, Kinstellar SCA with EUR 182 million, NNDKP with EUR 115 million, Tuca Zabarcea & Asociatii with EUR 88 million and Popovici Nitu & Asociatii and Schonherr, both with EUR 85 million.