Hristov & Partners won the 2022 Bulgarian Deal of the Year Award for BioIVT‘s acquisition of Fidelis Research.

Our team included partners Pavel HristovBiliana Shagova and senior associate Dragomir Stefanov.

Winners of this year’s Deal of the Year Awards were announced on April 25, in Istanbul, during the CEE Legal Matters Deals of the Year Awards Banquet. The black-tie ceremony celebrated the largest and most important deals in Central and Eastern Europe.

‘We are delighted. We understand that this has been the most competitive year to date, with the juries voting on a record number of submissions. All three shortlisted deals competing for the prise in Bulgaria were worthy of the award, in terms of complexity, value and geographical reach’, commented Pavel Hristov. ‘Special praise to all other firms acting on this deal: Boyanov & Co. (and their alliance firms of SEE Legal) and Penkov, Markov & Partners’.

‘The significance of the BioIVT/Fidelis Research deal was noted by the two-tiered panel of jurors,’ said CEE Legal Matters Managing Editor Radu Cotarcea. ‘Our congratulations go out to Hristov & Partners for the role they played in making this deal happen and we’re looking forward to reporting on their future deals.’

The CEE Deals of the Year Awards, recognizing the leading deals and dealmakers in Central and Eastern Europe, were launched in 2017.