NNDKP has successfully assisted a syndicate of Banks comprising Banca Comerciala Romana SA (BCR) and Raiffeisen Bank SA as joint Initial Mandated Lead Arrangers, Bookrunners and structuring banks together with ING Bank N.V. Amsterdam – Bucharest Branch and UniCredit Bank, as Mandated Lead Arrangers and lenders, in a EUR 324 million Senior Secured Multicurrency Revolving Credit Facility granted to Ameropa.
The Facility will be used by Azomures SA, Ameropa Grains SA and Chimpex SA to consolidate and increase their financial debt book by refinancing the existing bilateral facilities and financing new working capital needs.
Valentin Voinescu, Partner in the Banking and Finance practice, led the NNDKP team which consisted of Alexandru Ciambur and Raluca Antonescu, associates in the NNDKP Banking and Finance Practice.
“This is a milestone transaction for the Romanian market, and we are very proud to be part of it. This proves once again that the Romanian banking sector is increasingly more capable in generating innovative structures for key clients and to create substantial value. It gives us great satisfaction to see NNDKP’s financing team, year after year, at the forefront of large and innovative deals, helping our clients get outstanding results,” declared Valentin Voinescu.
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen is a promoter of business law in Romania, and is acknowledge, for almost 30 years, as a pioneer of the Romanian legal market. With offices in Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Timisoara and Brasov, NNDKP offers full-service and integrated legal and tax advice to companies from diverse industry sectors. For almost three decades, NNDKP lawyers have provided expertise in landmark deals and projects in Romania, contributing to the evolution of the Romanian business environment, such as the privatization of BCR, for a record amount at that time for the Eastern European region, or Romtelecom privatization, a transaction that represented a catalyst for the Romanian telecommunications market.
In addition, NNDKP represents Romania in some of the most prestigious international professional alliances - Lex Mundi, World Services Group - and is a founding member of the South East Europe Legal Group (SEE Legal). The firm is constantly top-ranked in all practice areas by the reputed international guides Chambers & Partners, Legal500 and IFLR 1000.