Simona Merdariu is a managing associate of Voicu & Filipescu. She focuses her practice on banking and finance, capital markets, corporate and commercial, mergers and acquisitions (particularly in transaction structuring, acquisition related matters, project management with expertise on financing projects, complex due diligence investigations including real estate issues/construction issues, drafting and negotiating the transaction documentation up to completion and further implementation), insolvency, business restructuring, and litigation.
Her relevant experience includes advising banks/non-banking financial institutions, insurance companies, financial investment companies, asset management companies on various regulatory requirements and commercial legal matters, but also on complex related projects such as preparing the loan documentation, securities and other ancillary documents, representation in front of the regulators, assisting and representing in legal disputes regarding the decisions of the supervisory authority on various aspects. She also advises public institutions/entities, private entities on complex project finance or capital markets related projects (take-over offers and squeeze-out procedures, share buy-back and stock option plans) and represents the (majority or minority) shareholders’ interests in listed companies.
Simona is also a graduate in economics (banking and finance specialization), in addition to her degree in law.