bpv GRIGORESCU STEFANICA and BAC Investment Banking form a joint venture and become Authorized Advisor for AeRO

bpv GRIGORESCU STEFANICA and BAC Investment Banking form a joint venture and become Authorized Advisor for AeRO - 21 January 2015

BAC Grigorescu Capital Advisors (BACG) is formed by the joint venture between BAC Investment Banking, a leading regional investment banking boutique and bpv GRIGORESCU STEFANICA. BACG is an Authorized Advisor by the Bucharest Stock Exchange for the companies, investors and entrepreneurs interested in the listing on the new alternative trading system, AeRO.

BACG is a unique company on the Romanian market by guaranteeing a “one-stop-shop” for companies, investors, and entrepreneurs interested in private placements and/or listing on AeRO, who will benefit from both financial and management consultancy services, evaluation, fiscal/tax structuring, as well as from legal services. In this way, BACG supports start-ups and SMEs looking to finance their projects by listing on the AeRO market, offering consultancy in the process of admission to trade, but also in understanding and complying with the future procedures applicable after admission. Moreover, BACG offers consultancy for companies listed on RASDAQ in the decisional process regarding their future options after the closing down of the RASDAQ market, including regarding the listing on the alternative trading system AeRO or the listing on the Regulated Market.

BACG’s professionals have been active for over 20 years in major financial centers such as New York, London and Moscow, as well as having assisted a substantial number of international investors and entrepreneurs in the Central and East European region with respect to numerous transactions encompassing a wide range of sectors, including fund raising from institutional investors, private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) funds, as well as angel investors.

BACG’s professionals have also been accredited by the most prestigious international financial regulatory organizations, such as the United Kingdom’s Financial Services Authority (FSA), local (Romanian) authorities such as the National Association of Authorized Evaluators in Romania (ANEVAR), and are licensed to practice law in Romania as well as in the United States.

Specifically, BACG is unique on the Romanian market in that:

  • It has the substantial professional know-how to ensure a “one-stop-shop” with respect to all aspects of a private placement and/or listing on AeRO, such as but not limited to financial and management consultancy services, evaluation, fiscal/tax structuring and legal services;
  • It has unparalleled access to a wide range of international and local potential investors, such as international investment banks, international financial institutions (IFIs), private pensions funds, PE and VC funds, business angels and high net-worth individuals which are interested in investing in Romania-based companies;
  • It has an entrepreneurial mindset and substantial experience working with and assisting entrepreneurs in all phases of a company’s life cycle, from the start-up phase to the initial and subsequent financing stages, as well as the initial public offering (IPO) and exit phases;
  • It has unparalleled proven professional competence, experience and know-how in the investment banking and legal areas, accumulated over two decades from the involvement of its professionals in numerous complex cross-border transactions, investment banking and fund-raising mandates.