Capital Markets

Our law firm has been active in the capital markets field since its establishment. The firm’s team comprises experts who specialize in providing services to different professional market players, individual and corporate investors. Our experts have also advised governmental bodies in Bulgaria and abroad on the transposition of EU capital markets legislation and best regulatory and supervisory practices, building on their local and international experience and benefiting from the perspective of both the private sector and the state authorities.

Initial and secondary public offerings 

We participate in the structuring and planning of the offerings and the preparation of prospectuses. We represent our clients before the Financial Supervision Commission in the procedure for approval of the prospectus. We provide support to the clients in the process of registration of securities issues with the Central Depository.

Tender offers

To provide a full-range service to our clients in relation to the planning of a tender offer, determination of the fair value of the shares and the price/exchange value of the tender offer, as well as the preparation of the tender offer document we team up with investment firms. This approach allows us to combine highly specialised financial and legal expertise to the benefit of our clients.

Public companies

We consult our clients on all issues related to corporate governance, convocation and holding of general meetings of shareholders, major transactions and related parties transactions, disclosure of information, minority rights, capital increase and decrease, shareholders agreements, transformation, delisting and liquidation.

Regulatory and compliance procedures with the FSC 

Our practice covers all aspects of the licensing, approval and compliance rules and procedures and regulatory issues that fall within the scope of the Markets in Financial Instruments Act, the Public Offering of Securities Act, the Activities of Collective Investment Schemes and Other Collective Investment Undertakings Act, the Measures Against Market Abuse With Financial Instruments Act(at present the Application of Measures Against Market Abuse With Financial Instruments Act).

Securitisation 

Our lawyers advise on the special investment purpose companies regime, including the procedures for establishment of a special investment purpose company, for initial increase of the capital and for obtaining a license, the prospectus requirements, the requirements to the conduct of business and disclosure of information.

Out-of-court dispute settlement

We assist our clients in reaching amicable settlements to investment disputes by facilitating negotiations, proposing balanced solutions acceptable to all parties and drafting settlement agreements. 

 

Team members

Georgе SabevIskra Neycheva