DLA Piper has advised Abris Capital Partners, one of the most important private equity funds in Central Europe, on the acquisition of Dentotal Protect, a leader on the Romanian distribution market of consumables, instruments and dental equipment.
Dentotal Protect was acquired from Dogariu family, who set up this business in 1991, and who will remain involved and will contribute to the future development of the business.
Dentotal is the seventh investment made by Abris Capital Partners as part of the € 500 million fund raised in autumn 2017 by renowned international investors to support and develop business projects in Central and Eastern Europe.
The DLA Piper team was coordinated by Marian Dinu (Country Managing Partner) and Oana Duțu-Buzura (Counsel, Corporate/M&A).
„The entire process of signing was intense and called for a creative approach to successfully close the negotiations. We congratulate Abris team for their proven pragmatism and courage to make this transaction happen. We were honoured and it was a great pleasure to work with Adrian Stănculescu, Mihai Zamfir and Ionut Marin in this transaction.”, said Marian Dinu, Country Managing Partner.
„We thank Abris Capital group, particularly Adrian, Mihai and Ionut for their and for working together as a team.”, added Oana-Duțu Buzura, Counsel.
The transaction is subject to the approval of the Competition Council.
About Abris Capital Partners
For over ten years, the private equity professionals at Abris have worked together united by a shared vision and ethical values, strongly focused on deploying investors’ capital responsibly to achieve best-in-class returns by building the portfolio companies into the leading businesses of the future.
Abris international team - located in Warsaw, Bucharest, Nicosia and the UK - takes distinct pride in partnering with extraordinary entrepreneurs and supporting their commercial endeavors.
About DLA Piper
DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries. DLA Piper has been leading for many years the Global and European rankings in the number of M&A transactions completed. The Romanian office was set up in 2008 and has over 50 tax advisers and consultants with considerable experience in all economic sectors. DLA Piper's lawyers team is aiming to be a market leader in terms of service quality, while having a profoundly human approach based on a good understanding of the clients' business and the challenges they face.
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