Last updated: 6 April 2023
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Bucharest, 6 april, -
GRUIA DUFAUT Law Office advised the French group FM Logistic, a leading supply chain services company operating across Europe, in a sale and lease back transaction of its entire Romanian portfolio totaling 100,000 sqm to CTP, Europe’s largest listed owner, developer and manager of high quality industrial and logistics real estate by gross lettable area (“GLA”).
GRUIA DUFAUT Law Office’s team was made of Teodora KOLETSIS, Partner, coordinating real estate practice, and Gabriela POPESCU, senior associate, specializing in corporate law.
« This transaction is important not only for the industry but also for the company FM Logistic, which continues to be active on the Romanian market, also via the partnership with CTP. We are proud to be trustworthy legal partners of FM Logistic in Romania ever since they entered the Romanian market in 2003 and to support them in their transformation process. Our intervention was aimed at ensuring legal protection of the contracting parties (affiliates of the French group FM LOGISTIC) and negotiating the terms and the conditions of the transaction», declared Teodora KOLETSIS.
Teodora KOLETSIS, Partner, has a vast professional experience in business law, mainly focusing on mergers and acquisitions, real estate law, public procurement, and complex litigation. She is known for her result-oriented approach, being part of several projects successfully handled by GRUIA DUFAUT Law Office.
Gabriela POPESCU is senior lawyer of GRUIA DUFAUT Law Office, specializing in corporate law and commercial transactions. She has extensive experience in assisting clients in due diligence files and in all aspects related to transaction structuring, negotiation, and implementation. She is also highly skilled in matters related to company’s incorporation and restructuring, contract drafting and negotiating and representation before the competent authorities.
GRUIA DUFAUT Law Office, with offices in Paris and Bucharest, provides a broad range of specialized legal services for companies, including legal advisory and representation services in matters related to corporate, real estate, labor law, competition law, intellectual property law, tax law, and other related fields. The law firm is well known for its expertise in consultancy and commercial transactions, providing end-to-end legal services, from the negotiation and due diligence stages to transaction implementing and litigation settlement, where appropriate.
Since 2019, Gruia Dufaut has been selected partner of Business France Team Export, the public support system for French companies seeking international development. As a result, the law office provides legal services to companies interested in entering the Romanian market.