Deloitte Romania has further invested in its growing Financial Advisory practice by combining its Corporate Finance team with one of the most experienced independent consultancy companies Filipescu Visa, a press release informs on Tuesday.
Following this movement, Ioana Filipescu will coordinate the department as Partner, while Florin Vișa will join as Director.
“I believe our clients will benefit tremendously from the addition of Ioana Filipescu and Florin Visa to our existing team. The combined strength and differentiated capabilities of this team will elevate the breadth and depth of the value proposition we deliver and provide our clients with the best skill set on the market,” said Ahmed Hassan, Country Managing Partner Deloitte Romania stated.
New Corporate Finance Partner Ioana Filipescu, added: “Our combined expertise will enable us to better support our clients and help them get the deals through. Also together we hope to reach a bigger scale and use our expertise to focus more on servicing the local entrepreneurs.”
Deloitte has been involved recently in key transactions such as advising German group REWE in selling the 86 supermarkets of Billa Romania to Carrefour as well as GoodMills Romania in selling Belforno chain of shops to the management. The firm also advised Bog’Art in obtaining a ten million euro cash loan and ten million euro non-cash facility. Deloitte has over 40 professionals in its Financial Advisory department specializing in Valuation & Modelling, M&A, Corporate Finance, Transaction Services and Forensic services.
During the past years Filipescu Visa has been involved in several major transactions such as advising Advent International investment fund in selling Ceramica Iași in 2014 or in advising Real Estate Services Group (RESG)’s shareholders in selling its Bulgarian subsidiary in 2015 as well as in selling the RESG Romania’s controlling stake to the French company French Samsic in 2016. In addition, the firm has advised Ana Imep’s shareholders in selling the company to Nidec in 2016.