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Schoenherr banking & finance team member Adina Damaschin, promoted counsel

Date: 02/19/2018

Schoenherr și Asociații SCA announces the promotion to the position of counsel of Adina Damaschin, a specialized banking & finance and projects/PPP/concessions lawyer. The firm's specialized banking & fi-nance and capital markets practice currently includes 11 lawyers.

"The position of counsel is one that reflects the European and regional valence of Schoenherr, as it calls for regional-level competencies in said practices. By promoting Adina, who becomes the first counsel in our Bucharest office, we mark the achievement of an advanced professional level and we congratulate Adina for reaching such. Adina has fully demonstrated her abilities, also by being involved in and coordi-nating regional projects in the CEE and the Balkans. Adina has helped strengthening what my partner Ma-tei Florea initiated a few years ago: the development of a regional banking & finance and projects hub in Bucharest.", said Sebastian Gutiu, the Managing Partner of Schoenherr Bucharest.


  Adina Damaschin has a considerable experience in assisting on cross-border and local financing, with a particular focus on acquisition finance and real estate finance. Also, she currently assists financial institu-tions active in Romania in relation to their transactions or day to day business, and she has been in-volved in all major projects handled by the specialized team of Schoenherr si Asociatii SCA. In her 13 years of professional activity, Adina Damaschin has worked as a lawyer for a series of international law firms active in Romania, as well as in-house counsel for multinational financial institutions and energy companies.

"In the four years since she joined Schoenherr, Adina has been an important part of our banking & fi-nance and projects/PPP/concessions team. Adina's promotion comes as a recognition of her professional achievements over the past years, and also as an evidence of the maturity level reached by Schoenherr Bucharest's specialized practice.", said Matei Florea, Partner at Schoenherr, who runs the firm's banking & finance and projects/PPP/concessions practice areas in Bucharest.

Schoenherr și Asociații SCA has one of the most active banking & finance teams in Romania. The firm's lawyers have been involved in the largest transactions that have taken place on the banking & finance market over the past years. Recent examples include the M&A deals by which Piraeus, Eurobank and the National Bank of Greece sold their Romanian subsidiaries, a series of record-setting sales of non-performing loans portfolios (including, for instance, the sale by BCR, BRD-Groupe Société Générale, Raif-feisen Bank of their NPLs portfolios), financing transactions, regulatory advice, as well as day to day as-sistance to some of the largest market players in the Romanian banking and finance system.


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