Ivan Markov



Practice Areas

Mr. Markov has long standing practical expertise in legal searches, elaboration of legal instruments and representation of clients in different areas of business law such as Company Law, Commercial Agreements, Banking and Finance Law, Regulatory Permissions, Insurance Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Concessions, Project Finance and the Securities related thereto.


Mr. Markov has been part of the PM&P team involved in the provision of legal advice and consultations in the following key projects: Investment Projects: Mr. Markov is part of the team that has advised Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company in connection with the establishment of 9 daughter companies and their fusion as well as with the acquisition of Bankya Mineral Waters; Cable & Wireless in connection with the setting up of the first mobile operator; TBI Group in their investment in insurance and pension assurance companies and establishment and acquisition of financial institutions (Bulstrad, Bulstrad Life, Bulstrda Health, PAC Doverie, TBI Invest, TBI Asset Management); companies within the Vienna Insurance Group; Carrefour in the building and commercialisation of commercial center. Privatisation, Mergers and Acquisitions: Mr. Markov is amongst the participants in the team and has personally showed resourcefulness and proactivity in the consulting and the negotiations on the privatization of Zagorka by Heineken; of UBB by EBRD и Oppenheimer & Co and by National Bank of Greece; to Telefonica, in their participation in BTC privatisation; to Gallaher in their participation in Bulgartabac privatisation; of Eurobank by Piraeus Bank; of BTC by Advent International and by AIG; of NLB Banka by Kardan; part of PM&P team in the consortium with PriceWaterhouseCoopers advising the government in the privatisation of Bulgarian River Navigation and Navigation Maritime Bulgare. Concessions: Mr. Markov is part of the group that has advised Oiltanking for the warehouse terminal at the Varna-West Port; O.TEL.O for the activities of Global Mobile Telecommunication System IRIDIUM; MSF-Lena-Somague for the concession of Trakya Motorway. Project Finance: Mr. Markov has been member of the team having advised EBRD in the investment financing to Danone-Serdika, Celhart, Astera, Domain Boyar, Balkanpharma, Crédit Suisse, Landesbank Baden-Württemberg.



  • Appeal of Judgements to Open Bankruptcy Proceedings – Lega InterConsult News, issue 17, 2005
  • Offset Agreements in Public Procurement Contracts - Lega InterConsult News, issue 21, 2006
  • Payment Made by an Insolvent Debtor - Valid or Not? - Lega InterConsult News, issue 31-32, 2012
  • Protection of Business Transactions in Case of Insolvency - Lega InterConsult News, issue 33-34, 2013