Tuca Zbarcea si Asociatii and Musat si Asociatii assisted McDonald’s in the sale of the Romanian subsidiary
Țuca Zbârcea & Asociații assisted McDonald’s in a complex transaction finalised on 22 January 2016 whereby the shares of McDonald’s System of Romania, Inc., a Delaware company which owns its Romanian subsidiary were sold to Premier Capital SRL, a subsidiary of the Maltese company Premier Capital plc. The transaction also included a franchise pursuant to which the former Romanian subsidiary of McDonald’s will continue to operate the restaurants and use the McDonald’s brand, a developmental licensee concept previously implemented by McDonald’s with Premier Capital group of companies in several other countries (Malta, Greece and the Baltic countries). The team of lawyers at Țuca Zbârcea & Asociații involved in the project included Cornel Popa (Partner) and Andreea Lisievici (Managing Associate), who have assisted McDonald’s in the negotiation, execution and closing of the transaction documents. Premier Capital was assisted in the due diligence activities by Deloitte Romania, while on legal matters the buyers were assisted by a team of lawyers from Musat & Asociatii led by Miruna Suciu, former partner in the firm.