Financial
December 22, 2016 06:48
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (NNDKP) advised Value4Capital (V4C) on the sale of its entire shareholding of 36.25% in Medlife S.A., Romania’s largest provider of private healthcare services.  The exit came seven years after V4C purchased the shares from Medlife’s founders and the International Finance Corporation (with NNDKP acting as local counsel) and was performed through an initial public offering on the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BSE). The transaction became the first IPO of a private company performed in the past decade in Romania. ...more »
November 24, 2016 06:46
Romania's leasing industry could attain in 2017 its medium- term growth potential of 15 pct, while the value of financed assets could exceed 2.3 billion euro, president of the Financial Companies Association (ALB) Bogdan Speteanu said on Wednesday at the annual conference of the industry. "Speaking of expectations for the leasing industry in 2017, I would say that we will attain our growth potential. In recent years we came to the conclusion that a figure around 15 percent represents a sustainable growth for the leasing market. In the current context and considering the macroeconomic forecasts for next year, and also in connection with Romania's economic growth rate which hopefully will further stay on tops of the EU charts (...) we consider that a 15 percent growth is realist ic. Next year we hope to see the leasing market go towards 2.3 billion euro," Bogdan Speteanu told the 12th ALB Romania national conference organised together with Govnet Conferences....more »
November 11, 2016 13:21
Romania's national passenger railway carrier CFR SA and the European Commission - via its Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) have signed a funding contract for the upgrading of the Apata-Cata railway portion worth a total 440 milli...more »
September 01, 2016 12:54
Minister of Public Finance Anca Dragu announced that the Government will present to the European Commission a plan on adopting the euro by April 2017 as it is an obligation of the Member States to state their position on the adoption of the single currency....more »
August 23, 2016 17:00
Eximbank won the tender organized by the Romanian Post for a loan of 60 million lei, with a repayment period of 36 months to finance its working capital. " Winning this financing tender in the competitive process organized by the Romanian Post...more »
June 10, 2016 09:34
Dräexlmaier, the German producer of automotive components and one of the largest employers in Romania, attracted a financing of 40 million EUR from the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) through an emission of hybrid bonds. The financing adds to another 50 million EUR from a previous loan, bringing the project financing volume to a total of 90 million EUR. The funds are going to be used to increase the production capacity of the factories in Romania, Serbia, Macedonia and Tunisia, and also for financing a new production plant in Republic of Moldova. ...more »
June 07, 2016 16:34
European based International Insurance Consortium/ IIC Group B.V. have stopped the completion of the purchase of all shares of the Romanian insurance company Carpatia Asig. This implicates that IIC Group have also withdrawn its application ...more »
June 06, 2016 15:13
The consortium of banks consisting of BCR, BRD - Groupe Societe Generale, Banca Transilvania and Raiffeisen Bank was selected to provide securities brokerage and sale of state bonds for population. Moreover, according to the ministry of Public Finance, the four financial institutions will not charge any cost to individuals for the purchase of government securities if the subscription is made through them. ...more »
June 02, 2016 14:10
The companies requesting state aids for investments that promote regional development by creating jobs can be submitted starting Monday, 30th of May, until June 10 The budget for this session is 250 million RON (approx. 55,5 Mil EUR). The procedure consists of several steps. The applications, altogether with the justifying papers will be submitted through post mail or courier with receipt, or in person at the General Registry of the Ministry of Public Finance, mentioning on the envelope: "Unitatea de implementare a schemei de ajutor de stat instituită prin H.G. nr. 332/2014" ( meaning, "The unit for implementing the state aid scheme enforced through H.G. No. 332/2014")....more »
May 25, 2016 11:44
The Ministry of Economy, Commerce and Business Environment, altogether with the Ministry of Public Finance are preparing a new state aid scheme for small projects. Costin Borc, Minister of Economy, declared that so far, the state aids were accessible mostly to multinational companies, as small enterprises could not associate with major projects: "We do not want any discrimination between the Romanian and foreign capital, that is not even possible, but we are thinking that there are investors that could develop smaller projects and benefit also from state aids. The Government's wish is to support production anywhere in Romania."...more »
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