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Teodora Kantutis

Teodora KantutisEducation and professional career

Graduated the Law Faculty of the Sofia University Kliment Ochridsky as Master of Law (1994).

Postgraduate commercial law study in Queen Mary and Westfield College at the London University (1994).

Business law practice at Raynolds Porter Chamberlain Law Firm in the City of London (1994).

Legal Counsel and Corporate Secretary at the Bulgarian Investment Bank PLC (1994 – 1998).

Legal advisor to Small Enterprise Assistance Funds (SEAF), USA (1998 – present).

Admitted to the Bulgarian Bar in 2004.

Partner at Boteva&Kantutis (2004 – present).

Practice areas

More than 18 years of extensive experience in legal consulting to venture capital funds and other corporate clients on all matters related to debt and equity investments, M&A, securitization, corporate structuring, restructuring and governance, regulatory compliance.

Involved in all legal aspects of the investment cycle: legal due diligence, drafting and negotiations of terms sheets and investment agreements, structuring of debt and quasi-equity instruments, collateralization and enforcement, corporate governance and monitoring, exit negotiations and structuring, drafting and negotiations of exit agreements, setting up standardized investment procedures and documentation, liquidation and insolvency proceedings.

Hands-on advising to numerous Bulgarian and international clients on legal matters in various areas such as contract law, real estate, labour relations, corporate registrations, licensing and compliance matters, competition.

Representative experience

  • 1998 – present: legal advising to SEAF managed venture capital funds as regards 30 portfolio companies in Bulgaria, investments in the range of $50,000 – $4,000,000;
  • 2008 – present: legal advising to GED Eastern Fund II, FCR in regard with its operations and portfolio in Bulgaria;
  • 2011 – present: legal advising to Global Recovery Group, LLC, USA in regard with its recovery business in Bulgaria;
  • 2011 – present: legal advising to Speedy Group, PLC regarding its M&A transactions and overall corporate matters on the Balkans.
  • 2011 – present: legal advising to S Group, Jsc. regarding M&A and international transactions.
  • 2012 – legal advising to the Republic of Bulgaria as part of the team of Tomov & Tomov Law Firm in relation to Euro 950 million international bond issue.
  • 2014 – legal advising to the Republic of Bulgaria as part of the team of Tomov & Tomov Law Firm in relation to Euro 1,493 million international bond issue.


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