White & Case has advised Polish chemicals producer Synthos on its EUR 600 million 2.5% seven-year bond issuance. Clifford Chance advised global coordinators BNP Paribas and Goldman Sachs Bank Europe and joint bookrunners Bank Pekao, Banco Santander, ING, and PKO BP.
I was born in Moldova and obtained my first degree in law from a Moldovan university 20 years ago. Since its independence in 1991, Moldova – a small landlocked country located between Ukraine in the East and Romania in the West – has struggled to survive, being torn apart by various geopolitical interests, political havoc, corruption, and economic fluidity. The legal industry has struggled as well. Although a lot has changed in my time as a lawyer, I cannot confidently say that the legal industry in Moldova has witnessed tremendous growth.