Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (NNDKP) was part of the international team of advisors that assisted NIPPON EXPRESS HOLDINGS, Inc., one of the world’s leading logistics companies, in acquiring the shares of the multiple subsidiaries of Cargo-Partner Group Holding AG ("Cargo-Partner"), which provides global logistics services through its main business sites in Central and Eastern Europe.
NNDKP advised on all Romanian law aspects relating to Cargo-Partner’s subsidiary in Romania and its operations. NNDKP was part of an international team of advisors that assisted the buyer in the transaction, led by Freshfields, one of the world’s leading law firms.
The NNDKP team that assisted NIPPON EXPRESS HOLDINGS, Inc. in the project included Răzvan Vlad (Partner) and Vlad Anghel (Senior Associate), in the firm’s Corporate/M&A practice, who coordinated a multidisciplinary team of lawyers that included Roxana Iordache (Senior Associate, Real Estate), Cătălina Dan (Associate, Banking and Finance), Mădălina Vasile (Senior Associate, Data Protection) and Daniel Stăncescu (Senior Associate, Employment).
NIPPON EXPRESS HOLDINGS, Inc. will thus acquire the shares of 63 companies that are part of Cargo-Partner Group Holding AG, in a cash transaction carried out through a special purpose company and wholly owned subsidiary of NIPPON EXPRESS EUROPE GMBH.
With this deal, NNDKP is consolidating its portfolio of recently completed M&A projects, in industries such as energy and natural resources, food and agribusiness, technology and IT, transport and logistics and medical services. NNDKP has built an impressive track record of successfully completed projects over the past 30 years, having advised in transactions totalling tens of billions of euros, including projects that have shaped the local business market.
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen is a promoter of business law in Romania with more than 30 years of experience, independently acknowledged as a pioneer of the Romanian legal market.
NNDKP offers full-service and integrated legal and tax advice to companies from diverse industry sectors. For the past three decades, NNDKP lawyers have provided expertise in landmark deals and projects in Romania, contributing to the evolution of the Romanian business environment, including in innovative and niche economic sectors that involved both international corporations and local entrepreneurs.
NNDKP represents Romania in some of the most prestigious international professional alliances - Lex Mundi, World Services Group, International Attorneys Club - and is a founding member of SEE Legal. The firm is constantly top ranked in all practice areas by the renowned international guides Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 and IFLR1000.
NNDKP is a 6-time winner of the much-coveted “Romania Law Firm of the Year” award at the Chambers Europe Awards gala, in 2022, 2021, 2017, 2013, 2012 and 2009.