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Ana Radnev

Partner
Head of Finance

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP S.C.P.
One Tower
165 Calea Floreasca
12th–14th floors
District 1
014459 Bucharest
Romania
Languages Romanian, English, French

Ana Radnev is an English and Romanian qualified partner in the International Finance group of CMS and the Head of CMS’ Finance team in Romania. She acts for sponsors and lenders on complex structured multi-jurisdictional financing transactions and restructurings in Central and South-eastern Europe, Turkiye and the Baltic countries, having been covering the region for over 20 years. 

Ana advises on a wide range of event driven transactions including sponsor led leveraged financings, infrastructure finance and restructuring.  Ana has particular expertise representing financial sponsors and lenders on bilateral or syndicated transactions in the infrastructure, TMC, technology and healthcare sectors. Ana is particularly focusing on ESG linked financings and ESG considerations in finance transactions.

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"she takes a very pragmatic approach, tries to find solutions where there are conflicts and keeps me abreast of new developments at all times."

Chambers, 2019

"she has a good level of recognition among the CEE banks."

Chambers, 2019

Relevant experience

  • A club of banks consisting of BNP Paribas, UniCredit Slovakia, Komerční banka and CSOB on the infrastructure financing to support the acquisition by Infracapital of the Slovak utility company GGE a.s. from the Slovak conglomerate Grafobal Group.
  • New York private equity firm, Clarion Capital Partners LLP on the financing, provided by Erste Bank and Komerční banka, for the purchase of a majority stake in Moravia IT, a global localisation and translation business headquartered in Brno, Czech Republic.
  • A UK debt fund on the financing of a management buy-out of a Czech based company with operations across CEE.
  • Syntaxis on the structured financing to a Romanian oil sector company.
  • Advent International on the financing for the acquisition of Partners in Pet Food, a leading European manufacturer of pet food, from Provimi Group.
  • Darby Private Equity in relation to the provision of financing to Energy 21, one of the largest Czech solar power plants developers and operators.
  • BNP Paribas, Erste Bank, ING, UniCredit, Banca IMI, Credit Agricole, Raiffeisen and Société Générale on Mid Europa Partner's EUR 330m leveraged recapitalisation of SBB Serbia, Telemach Slovenia and Telemach Bosnia, the leading cable TV and broadband internet providers in the territory of the former Yugoslavia.
  • ING and EBRD on the structured financing to Pronet, a Turkish security company owned by UK private equity fund Cinven.
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Memberships & Roles

  • Member of the Law Society of England and Wales.
  • Member of the Bucharest Bar Association.
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Education

  • 1999 - Law degree, Bucharest, Romania
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04/04/2022
Na­tion­al Bank of Ro­mania makes ESG con­sid­er­a­tions part of loan ori­gin­a­tion...
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2021
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12/05/2021
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Ad­vising the board in dis­tressed situ­ations
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02/02/2021
EC Con­sulta­tion on sus­tain­able cor­por­ate gov­ernance: dead­line ap­proach­ing
Key ac­tion point On 26 Oc­to­ber 2020, the European Com­mis­sion launched its pub­lic con­sulta­tion on sus­tain­able cor­por­ate gov­ernance (Con­sulta­tion). The Con­sulta­tion closes on 8 Feb­ru­ary 2021 and we would...
13/10/2020
COV­ID-19: Ro­mani­an au­thor­it­ies im­ple­men­ted the state aid scheme for fin­an­cing...
Fol­low­ing the European Com­mis­sion ap­prov­al de­cision (more in­form­a­tion here), the state aid scheme val­ued at RON 4 bil­lion (EUR 800 mil­lion) for the fin­an­cing of large en­ter­prises and small and me­di­um-sized...
06/10/2020
COV­ID-19: State aid scheme for fin­an­cing large en­ter­prises is to be­come...
The European Com­mis­sion has ap­proved a Ro­mania state aid scheme val­ued at RON 4 bil­lion (EUR 800 mil­lion) for the fin­an­cing of large en­ter­prises and small and me­di­um-sized en­ter­prises (SMEs) with a 2019...
04/09/2020
CMS ad­vises Er­ste Group Bank AG on €100m Flore­asca Park ac­quis­i­tion fin­an­cing
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01/07/2020
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29/06/2020
ESG factors to be con­sidered in the cred­it pro­cess - EBA guidelines
The EBA has an­nounced that the Guidelines will ap­ply from 30 June 2021, with cer­tain spe­cif­ic sec­tions of the Guidelines to be ap­plied at a later stage. When schedul­ing the dead­lines, the EBA took in­to...
18/06/2020
CMS guide to re­struc­tur­ing pos­sib­il­it­ies in CEE
Cov­id-19 is put­ting pres­sure on a busi­ness’s abil­ity to op­er­ate ef­fi­ciently and gen­er­ate cash­flow.  As com­pan­ies ad­just to the changes in de­mand and new ways of do­ing busi­ness, long-term sur­viv­al will...