Zornitsa Georgieva


Senior Associate

+359 2 9048 343

Zornitsa Georgieva

Senior Associate
+359 2 9048 343

 

Office

69 Bulgaria Blvd.
Infinity Tower, 14th floor
1404 Sofia
Bulgaria

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Zornitsa Georgieva is a Senior Associate in the Sofia office. She focuses on M&A and corporate and banking & finance.

She specialises in advising private equity funds, companies and financial institutions on corporate transactions, particularly M&A deals.

Zornitsa has significant experience in advising on a wide range of commercial matters, corporate restructurings, joint ventures and equity financings in the field of media and telecommunications, real estate, retail and consumer products, outsourcing, energy, and banks. Her focus further extends to banking and capital markets regulations.

RECENT ENGAGEMENTS INCLUDE ADVISING

M&A and Corporate

  • GTT COMMUNICATIONS on the sale of their infrastructure business to I Squared Capital for USD 2.15 billion
  • DRAFTKINGS, a leading U.S. daily fantasy sports company, on the Bulgarian law aspects of the acquisition of SBtech, a global sports betting technology supplier as part of DraftKings’s IPO
  • SILVERSMITH CAPITAL PARTNERS, a Boston-based private equity fund, on Appfire’s acquisition of Botron Software, a global software company providing ALM tools
  • A GLOBAL PRIVATE EQUITY FUND on the sale of a leading Bulgarian ceramics producer to a US strategic investor operating worldwide as the world’s largest flooring company

Banking, Finance & Capital Markets

  • APS HOLDING, a distressed assets investment company and debt recovery platform, on a EUR 50 million acquisition of a consumer loans portfolio in Bulgaria from a leading Bulgarian consumer credit institution
  • EUROPEAN BANK FOR RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT on the EUR 20 million guarantee instrument provided to Raiffeisenbank Bulgaria used to finance water and sewage operators as part of the ESIF/EBRD Bulgarian Water Sector Financing Framework
  • EUROPEAN BANK FOR RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT on its loans under the Bulgarian Water Sector Financing Framework established together with EU’s European Structural and Investment Funds / Bulgarian Fund of Funds for the improvement of water and wastewater infrastructure in several municipalities in Bulgaria

TMT

  • A GLOBAL LEADER IN FIRST-PARTY DATA AND DATA SERVICES on the Bulgarian aspects of the internal reorganisation of the company following a merger, including advice on general corporate post-merger actions related to the local subsidiary
  • A FRENCH MULTINATIONAL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICE AND CONSULTING COMPANY on the acquisition of a local IT company focused on system integration and client-tailored solutions
  • GTT COMMUNICATIONS on the sale of their infrastructure business to I Squared Capital for USD 2.15 billion
  • DRAFTKINGS, a leading U.S. daily fantasy sports company, on the Bulgarian law aspects of the acquisition of SBtech, a global sports betting technology supplier as part of DraftKings’s IPO
  • SILVERSMITH CAPITAL PARTNERS, a Boston-based private equity fund, on Appfire’s acquisition of Botron Software, a global software company providing ALM tools, including IP rights related advice

EDUCATION

  • 2011: University of Nottingham, UK, LL.M in International Commercial Law
  • 2007: University St. Kliment Ohridski, Sofia, Bulgaria, Faculty of Law, LL.M.
  • 2005: University St. Kliment Ohridski, Sofia, Bulgaria, Master of International Relations

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION

Sofia Bar Association

LANGUAGES

Bulgarian, English