Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii
Number of Lawyers: 85
Number of Partners: 10
Number of Female Partners: 2
Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii is a leading Romanian independent firm. Established in 1995, as one of the first incorporated partnerships, the firm aspires to offer legal excellence by combining commercial awareness with knowledge and understanding.
The firm brings together strong local resources, with exceptional credentials, outstanding records and distinguished careers in law, business and academia. Our senior partner holds the unique background of having consistently practised in leading international law firms located in Paris and London combined with a double legal education.
Popovici Nitu Stoica &and Asociatii has linked its name with the creation of the essential Romanian market economy institutions after 1990, including the property funds, the stock exchanges and numerous regulatory agencies.
The firm acts as outside counsel to a wide spectrum of legal entities, including key players in major industries, financial institutions and investment funds.
Through its local capabilities, Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii covers a full range of legal services such as Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Competition &and Antitrust, Corporate &and Commercial, Electronic Communications, IT &and Media, Employment &and Pensions, Energy &and Natural Resources, Environmental Law, Healthcare &and Pharmaceuticals, Insurance, Intellectual Property, International Arbitration, Litigation, and Arbitration, Mergers &and Acquisitions/Privatisation, Project Finance/PPP, Concessions &and Infrastructure, Public Procurement, Real Estate, Restructuring &and Insolvency, and Tax.
Focusing traditionally to the private sector and to foreign investment projects, Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii is acknowledged by the vast majority of observers and peers as "the transactional law firm" among the market leaders. The firm has constantly been involved in the majority of the M&A transactions from Romania in various industries such as Energy, Healthcare, Retail, IT, Financial Services, Telecom and Real Estate.
Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii is acknowledged as 'the transactional law firm' and has been reconfirmed for several times in the last years as the Number 1 M&A Law Firm. In 2010, the Firm has been ranked first for M&A in Romania by number of deals successfully concluded, according to DealWatch's M&A League Tables.
In addition, five partners of our firm have been included by Forbes Romania in the M&A Top Forbes that listed the first 10 lawyers who had coordinated the largest number of M&A deals in 2010. Top tier is Bogdan C. Stoica who coordinated nine deals. Four other partners of the firm were also included: Florian Nitu (seven deals), Vlad Neacsu (six deals), Ernest-Virgil Popovici (five deals) and Valentin Creata (four deals).
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