Cătălin Georgescu is a Managing Associate at Țuca Zbârcea & Asociații in the firm’s Banking and Finance practice group.
Cătălin’s legal expertise mainly consists in providing legal advice to both financial institutions, as well as to corporate entities in various financing transactions, either syndicated or bilateral, secured or unsecured.
His experience also includes advice in creating and perfecting security. At the same time, Cătălin has been involved in many project finance, corporate finance and asset finance transactions. His banking related expertise is enriched with sovereign lending in Romania (involving, among others, several Romanian ministries or municipalities as obligors, in connection with transactions whereby sovereign guarantees, letters of comfort or local guarantees were issued), as well as restructuring and assets and liabilities transfer aspects in the banking sector.
Other areas where Cătălin has gained expertise are corporate aspects and real estate related projects.
Cătălin holds a master’s degree (Master D.E.S.S.) in European and International Business Law awarded by the University of Paris I - Panthéon Sorbonne and a master’s degree in Business Law (LL.M.) awarded by the Bucharest University.
He speaks English and French fluently.
- Coordinator of the legal team assisting a syndicate comprising the largest commercial Romanian credit institutions in relation to the refinancing of the local subsidiary of one of the most active international private equity funds.
- Coordinating the legal assistance provided to one of the largest Romanian credit institutions (which is a member of an international banking group) in relation to the financing of residential and office real estate projects in Cluj county.
- Coordinating the legal assistance provided to one of the main international financial institutions with respect to the financing of several financial institutions having significant market shares in Romania.
- Member of the legal team who assisted the biggest electricity producer in the Czech Republic in relation to the divestment of its Romanian assets (namely the electricity distribution assets, the energy supply and an operational portfolio of renewable energy) to funds managed by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA).