Category: Bulgaria

A Positive Outlook for Dealmaking in Bulgaria, Interview

Our partners Dragomir Stefanov and Pavel Hristov spoke with CEE Legal Matters on the current state of M&A activity and their expectations. Overall the deal market has been fairly hot in the recent months, including Bulgarian aspects of mega-, trans-Atlantic deals, regional and cross-border transactions. Unsurprisingly, the tech sector was particularly active. Some of the […]

Bulgarian Competition Authority Publishes Annual Report

The Bulgarian competition authority published its annual 2022 report, with a significant delay. Repeatedly, the numbers confirm that the competition commission (CPC) still focuses its practice and resources in areas falling outside the traditional competition and antitrust. The CPC opened total 873 cases and issued 651 decisions, including 778 relating to public procurement (538 decisions), […]

Hristov Partners Acted on the Business Combination of AIOPSGROUP and valantic

Our firm advised the founders and selling shareholders of AIOPSGROUP. The acquisition of a majority shareholding interest and a business combination of AIOPSGROUP and valantic GmbH will undoubtedly be among the major deals in the thriving Bulgarian IT sector. We acted as sellers’ lead counsel, organised and coordinated a roster of multi-jurisdictional legal teams in […]

Hristov Partners Celebrate 10th Anniversary

We celebrate our firm’s 10th anniversary. On reflection, together we have created a reliable, reputable and sustainable law firm. With: * world class lawyers * a roster of fantastic loyal clients, multinational, international and domestic * an international strategy focused on our capabilities in M&A transactions * a strong long-standing international referral network * lasting […]