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Kinstellar expands its Corporate M&A practice in Bucharest with a new senior hire

January 2024 – Kinstellar is pleased to announce that Claudia Popescu has joined the firm’s Bucharest office as Special Counsel in its Corporate M&A practice. Claudia will strengthen the office’s capabilities and will generate further support for the team in responding to the growing need for corporate and M&A projects in Romania.

Claudia Popescu is specialized in M&A, Corporate and Private Equity and has more than 20 years of experience in strategically 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.

She also brings high-level, valuable insights to all that is or ESG and sustainability-related.

Prior to joining Kinstellar, Claudia spent her entire career in the local office of an international law firm.

Claudia 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.

She joins the local corporate M&A practice team led by Partner Zsuzsa Csiki, who adds:

We are delighted to welcome Claudia to Kinstellar in Romania, said Zsuzsa. Her experience in navigating the dynamics of high-profile M&A mandates adds further depth to our market-leading practice and I am confident that together we will further highlight our ability in being a sophisticated counsel concerning investments on the local market. She is an outstanding lawyer, a great person and we are more than excited to be working together and pushing the limits - our own limits, we always strive in going a step further each and every day.

Often, finding a new professional challenge is difficult because encountering the right people does not easily happen all the time. I am honoured and excited to embark on this new journey with Kinstellar in Romania. Their commitment to excellence and innovation, as well as their open-minded, client-oriented views align perfectly with my values.
Claudia Popescu, new Special Counsel
I am very excited to have Claudia on board, as someone with her experience, dedication and personal skills is rare on the market. She joins an already fantastic group, and I am extremely confident that her experience and knowledge will benefit us all. Welcome, Claudia!
Victor Constantinescu, Kinstellar Bucharest’s Managing Partner

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