Sevda Staykova

Counsel

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Sevda Staykova advises multinational companies and private equity firms on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and corporate finance transactions.

Sevda has a wealth of experience advising buyers and sellers in private sales and acquisitions as well as corporate issuers in the US private placement market. She also represents investors on post-completion integration and reorganisation transactions, and on related regulatory issues.

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Languages

  • Bulgarian
  • Russian

Admissions

  • Supreme Court of England & Wales
  • Sofia Bar Association

Education

  • Central European University, LL.M., International Business Law
  • T.M.C. Asser Instituut, Post-Graduate Program in International Trade and Business Law
  • Sofia University School of Law, Master’s Degree
  • Represented Hess on the auction sale of its Russian subsidiary Samara-Nafta to Moscow-based energy giant Lukoil 
  • Represented Bupa on its acquisition of LUXMED Group, the largest healthcare provider in Poland 
  • Represented the founders of asset manager Indicus Advisors in their sale to Ares Management LLC, the global alternative asset manager, of their interests in various Indicus group entities 
  • Represented Macquarie Renaissance Infrastructure Fund (MRIF) on its participation in an investment round in Russian Towers, a growing telecomn tower infrastructure provider in Russia
  • Represented Nordic Capital on its acquisition of The Binding Site Group, a UK diagnostics business