Office

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

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Clients are full of praise, noting her involvement and hands-on approach. One source adds: "We appreciate the day-to-day work she put in."

Chambers Europe, 2019

PROFILE

Diana Dimova

Diana Dimova

Managing Partner
+359 2 9048 331

Diana Dimova is the Managing Partner of the Sofia office. Diana focuses on M&A, corporate and private equity.

RECENT ENGAGEMENTS INCLUDE ADVISING

  • MERIDIAM on all relevant legal aspects of their winning bid for the 35-year concession of Sofia Airport, including legal due diligence of Sofia Airport, comprehensive advice on the legal framework of this major EUR 3.9 billion project, review and analysis of the draft concession agreement, and full-fledged procurement support
  • KBC BANK NV on the EUR 610 million acquisition of the fourth biggest bank in Bulgaria, United Bulgarian Bank, and of the third biggest leasing company in Bulgaria, Interlease, from the National Bank of Greece, as well as on the acquisition of MetLife’s remaining 40% stake in UBB-MetLife insurance company
  • TEVA PHARMACEUTICALS, the world’s largest generic drug company by sales, on the Bulgarian law aspects of its USD 40.5 billion global acquisition of Actavis Generics, the generics division of Allergan
  • DENTSU AEGIS NETWORK on the Bulgarian aspects of the acquisition of eCommera, a market-leading commerce specialist agency
  • BARING PRIVATE EQUITY ASIA on the acquisition of a minority stake in Telus International

    EDUCATION

    • 2009: The College of Law, London, LL.M. in International M&A
    • 2005 – 2006: King’s College London, PG Diploma in EU Law
    • 1997 – 2002: University St. Kliment Ohridski, Sofia, Faculty of Law, LL.M.

    PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION

    Sofia Bar Association

    LANGUAGES

    Bulgarian, English

      PUBLICATIONS

      • Is It Time to Get Ready? (AIFMD implementation in Bulgaria), Capital Weekly, 2014
      • Capital Erosion, IFLR 2011