Starting from January 1st 2015, Simona Petrisor was promoted as Partner with Bondoc si Asociatii SCA, one of the most active business law firms in the market.
Referring to the firm’s decision to expand its partnership, Lucian Bondoc, Managing Partner, highlighted that, “Simona Petrisor is an excellent professional, and her promotion as Partner represents a natural recognition of her qualities and experience, as well as of her results. Simona will coordinate the Financial & Banking practice group, and will continue to be actively involved in the areas of capital markets, insurance, and state aid/European funds. Such partnership expansion reflects a natural development of the team, given the expansion of the client portfolio, and is in accordance with our strategy aiming at sound growth and continuous promotion of excellence in the assistance offered by us, and at the recognition and reward of value and hard work. »
Simona Petrisor stated that, «I am honored of this promotion and happy to have the opportunity to continue to develop the areas in which I work as Partner. These areas evolve rapidly and offer multiple development opportunities, but also a series of challenges. I believe our team is well positioned also this year to handle challenges very well and to turn opportunities into account to the benefit of our most important partners, our clients» .
Simona graduated the Law School of Bucharest University and the Collège Juridique Franco-Roumain d’Etudes Européennes in 2003, while in 2004 she obtained also a master degree in business law at the Université Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas, France. Major projects coordinated recently by Simona include: assistance provided in connection with the financing of the development or the acquisition of important wind power projects inRomania; assistance provided to lenders in relation to two LBO-type financings extended in the IT and electrical equipment industries; assistance provided to buyers in relation to the funding of the acquisition of factories in the construction materials and food industries from companies undergoing insolvency. Simona also provided legal assistance to one of the main banks of Romania in relation to the takeover of another bank’s retail portfolio and to its participation in other similar procedures, frequently assisting also investment companies and their managers in connection with capital markets-related aspects.
Bondoc si Asociatii SCA is a leading Romanian law firm, part of a formal exclusive alliance with White & Case LLP regarding Romania. While providing legal advice on Romanian-related matters, Bondoc si Asociatii works in unison with White & Case lawyers across 39 offices in 26 countries, bringing global breadth to each case. Bondoc si Asociatii has been involved in a significant number of major projects, and benefits from recognition from large companies in industries such as: energy, financial services, real estate and constructions, insurance, pharmaceuticals, trade etc. Bondoc si Asociatii SCA’s team of lawyers includes highly experienced lawyers, with in-depth knowledge of the Romanian market and of the specific regulatory and economic local environment, and comprises approximately 30 lawyers.