Claudia Popescu

Special Counsel

+40 21 307 1507

Claudia Popescu

Special Counsel
+40 21 307 1507


Claudia Popescu is a Special Counsel in the Bucharest office focusing on M&A, Corporate and Private Equity.

She has more than 20 years of experience in advising reputable companies on acquisitions and divestments, mergers, intra-group restructurings, regulatory and commercial matters, public offerings of securities, private equity, privatisations and other investment-related matters (including in regulated sectors).

Claudia’s expertise extends to regulatory, as well as ESG and sustainability matters. She has been certified by the International Association for Sustainable Economy as International Sustainable Business Specialist – Level II, and currently attends courses for certification by Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) pursuant to the GRI professional certification program.



  • VARIOUS REPUTABLE INTERNATIONAL ENERGY COMPANIES on acquisitions of renewable projects in Romania
  • ONE OF THE LARGEST INTERNATIONAL FOOD RETAIL GROUPS on its agreement to acquire a leading Romanian grocery retailer, in a landmark transaction worth approximately EUR 1.3 billion
  • A LEADING PROPERTY INVESTMENT AND DEVELOPMENT GROUP on its over EUR 300 million acquisition of four Class A office projects in Romania, one of the largest real estate transactions on the Romanian office market
  • TWO INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS on the due diligence and the acquisition of equity interests in Banca Comercială Română
  • ONE OF THE BIGGEST WORLDWIDE AUTOMOTIVE PARTS MANUFACTURERS AND A PART OF ONE OF THE LARGEST JAPANESE INDUSTRIAL CONGLOMERATES on the acquisition of a significant wire harness manufacturing business from a Romanian company controlled by a global equity firm
  • AN INDIAN BASED GLOBAL AUTOMOTIVE COMPONENT PRODUCER on its entry on the Romanian market, namely the acquisition of a production facility in Brasov
  • THE SHAREHOLDERS OF A MAJOR ROMANIAN AND INTERNATIONAL PHARMA GROUP on its sale to a portfolio company of a private equity fund in what was reported as the largest pharmaceutical transaction in Romania

*Experience prior to joining Kinstellar


1998 – 2002: University of Bucharest, Romania, Faculty of Law, Bachelor of Law


  • Romanian Union of Lawyers
  • Bucharest Bar Association


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