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Cătălina Sucaciu

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Partner, Head of Brașov Office Language fluency Romanian, English, German
Education LL.M in Private Law, Bucharest University Law School (2010)
LL.B, Bucharest University Law School (2000)
Memberships Bucharest Bar Association (Admitted 2009)
Cătălina Sucaciu has over 13 years of experience in the legal field, a significant part of which as legal counsel with a reputed Romanian bank, having gained extensive expertise in banking & finance, employment, commercial & contract law and capital markets related matters. She has been actively involved in complex financing projects, both from lenders' and borrowers' perspective, being lead counsel on behalf of banking institutions, multinational corporations and investments funds with respect to banking & finance regulatory matters as well as the structuring, restructuring and securitization of complex credit facilities, including club and syndicated loans, acquisition and asset finance.

Cătălina's legal practice in the employment field includes due diligence enquiries, advice regarding employees transfer and dismissals, drafting and negotiating individual and collective labour agreements, management agreements, employment disputes as well as outsourcing and cross-border matters. On the commercial & contract law side, Cătălina has acted as lead counsel for a large number of domestic and international clients in structuring, negotiating and implementing agreements throughout all stages of the underlying transactions as well as in the development of various investment projects. Cătălina has also advised companies listed on the Bucharest Stock Exchange and RASDAQ on various capital markets related aspects, including Initial Public Offering (IPO) and Public Take-Over (PTO) procedures, subsequent mandatory public offering, minority rights, squeeze-out and delisting procedures.

Highlights of Cătălina's credentials include advice and representation to:

One of the leading Central-Eastern European banks, in connection with several matters concerning unfair commercial practices and abusive clauses in banking contracts.

A major public water service supplier, during the implementation of an EBRD financing project, including representation in front of the EBRD, overseeing compliance with the provisions of the loan agreement and the fulfilment of the underlying conditions precedent.

An international investment fund, developer of a hotel chain under the Hilton brand, during the financing process of the real estate development, including structuring the financing transaction, negotiation of agreements with leasing companies and banks, implementation of the financing agreements.

One of the world leaders in gas struts and hydraulic vibration dampers, in connection with the financing of a new industrial facility, the structuring of the transaction into a sale-and-lease-back operation, negotiations with the leasing company and implementation of the financing structure.

A global manufacturer of solar panels, in connection with financing and contract law matters pertaining to the development of the largest photovoltaic park in Romania, including assistance in negotiation of the key agreements for the development of the project and in relation with the financing bank.

One of the main suppliers of several important producers in the automotive industry, with regard to the implementation of the local labor law regulations and corresponding adjustment of the local corporate structures, both at management and executive levels.

A large pharmaceutical network, during the merger process with a pharma distributor, as regards commercial and contract law matters and employment aspects pertaining to the implementation of the corporate governance regulations following the merger.

A private investors consortium, in the acquisition process of the mineral water division of a world leader in the beverage industry; main legal work included extensive legal due diligence on commercial and contract law and labor issues as well as assistance regarding transfer of undertaking related matters.

A major group of companies, during the acquisition process of a listed company, including the development of the strategy to be followed on capital markets issues in relation to the structuring and implementation of the entire acquisition process, the conducting of the subsequent mandatory public offering, squeeze-out and final delisting procedures from the Bucharest Stock Exchange.

A leading European manufacturing group, in connection with mandatory public offering and delisting procedures carried out on the Bucharest Stock Exchange.