Răzvan Popa


Partner

+40 21 307 1618

Răzvan Popa

Partner
+40 21 307 1618

 

Office

8 - 10 Nicolae Iorga
010434 Bucharest
Romania

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Răzvan Popa is a Partner in the Bucharest office, the head of the Romanian Corporate and M&A practice, and the co-head of the firm-wide Private Equity sector.

Răzvan has more than 20 years of experience advising major local and international clients across various sectors. While he has a strong focus on the agricultural & food processing, TMT and distressed assets sectors, he has also advised banks and financial institutions or companies in the automotive & industrials, construction, forestry, healthcare and life sciences sectors on various matters.


Răzvan Popa has long-standing expertise in the corporate field, routinely advising on M&A transactions and restructurings. 'He is very experienced and business-oriented', confirms one source.

Chambers Europe, 2020

RECENT ENGAGEMENTS INCLUDE ADVISING

M&A

  • FIRST FARMS, a leading investor in agriculture in Eastern Europe, on the acquisition of a significant amount of agricultural land from NCH Capital, one of the largest land owners in Romania
  • LIBERTY STEEL, UK steelmaker, on the acquisition of ArcelorMittal’s Romanian assets
  • BRISEGROUP, a significant Romanian player in the agricultural sector, on the agreement with CEE Equity Partners regarding the modernization, integration and development of 15 grain silos and logistics hubs
  • AGRICOST on the sale of the largest grain farm in Europe (exceeding 56,000 hectares) to Al Dahra Group, a leading group based in the United Arab Emirates

Private Equity and TMT

  • FRANCISCO PARTNERS, a US-based leading technology focused private equity fund, on the acquisition of Avangate Group, an international technology-group started in Romania
  • TURN/RIVER CAPITAL, a technology-focused private equity fund, on its strategic investment in Romania-based CoSoSys, leading provider of IT solutions for security and compliance

EDUCATION

  • 1995 – 1999: University of Bucharest, Romania, Faculty of Law, Bachelor of Law

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION

  • Romanian Union of Lawyers
  • Bucharest Bar Association

LANGUAGES

Romanian, English

 

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