Basic facts about the department
- 3 partners
- 5 other qualified lawyers
What the team is known for Has particular strength in debt and equity capital markets transactions, as well as advising on public offerings and convertible debt. Advises REITs, mutual funds and investment companies. Assists with asset management matters, takeover bids and loan facility agreements. Represents clients in financial litigation and handles mergers between financial institutions.
Strengths Interviewees say: "Their response to our queries is always prompt and the advice is market-oriented and tailored to the circumstances."
Another source comments: "We like the common sense dialogue and their understanding of business needs."
Value for money Clients report: "Their work is of high quality and the rates are very competitive."
Work highlights Assisted a Swiss bank with a EUR12.5 million loan extended to a Bulgarian-listed company.
Advised DSK Asset Management on a merger of UCITS managed by DSK.
Significant clients Central Cooperative Bank, Axion Swiss Bank, Coactorii Finance, Reserve Capital, TNK Asset Management.
Commentators describe Iordan Tchompalov as "very patient, calm under fire and super responsive." Tchompalov provided post-closing advice to Bulgarian Telecommunications on indenture covenants following the issue of EUR400 million senior secured notes. He has a superb reputation for advising on takeover bids, securities offerings and cross-border financing matters.
Katya Todorova assisted UniCredit Bulbank with the restructuring of EUR9 million convertible bonds issued by Invest Capital. Sources are "satisfied with her prompt reply to every question and the clear and exact advice we receive." Todorova advises REITs, mutual funds and investment firms on securities offerings and tender offers.
Dimitar Dimitrov is described by clients as a "very analytical person, who provides creative and practically oriented advice." He has a strong capital markets practice, as well as advising on takeover bids and financial instruments. Dimitrov acted for Bulgarian Telecommunications on drafting pledge documents and receivables agreements.