BGI advised Paddy Power Betfair plc on the acquisition of a majority stake in Adjarabet27 March 2019
BGI advised Paddy Power Betfair plc (PPB) on the acquisition of a majority stake in Adjarabet, the largest online gaming business in Georgia, with 40% of the Georgian and 10% of the Armenian market share, in a transaction valued at EUR 116 million. Given the scale and regional impact of the transaction, it was dubbed “deal of the year” by the March 2019 issue of Forbes Georgia Magazine.Read more
BGI wins another landmark case, on behalf of confectionery giant Ferrero31 December 2018
BGI has recently achieved another landmark success, enabling international confectionery giant Ferrero to register a geographical indication as a trademark. Georgian Trademark Office has upheld BGI's arguments that the geographical indication can be registered as a trademarkRead more
Lasha Gogiberidze re-elected to AmCham board for another two year term04 December 2018
BGI is happy to announce that its Senior Partner, Lasha Gogiberidze, has been elected for another two year term on the board of directors of American Chamber of Commence in Georgia.Read more
Zaza Bibilashvili is a highly respected corporate and disputes lawyer with significant practical experience in real estate transactions. Clients note his creativity and availability.
Legal director Unana Gogokhia focuses on financial transactions, and stands out for her experience of capital markets and derivatives. Clients appreciate her ability to "look at the issue very scrupulously and bring up points in the transaction that none of the other parties spotted." Sandro Bibilashvili is increasingly recognised in the market. He is involved in some of the firm's biggest project finance mandates and has recently been active working on energy projects. Counsel Tamara Tevdoradze enters the rankings on the back of positive praise. "She is very reliable, accurate and punctual, thinks in a very logical way and has very strong arguments," a client says
Lasha Gogiberidze maintains an excellent reputation for his expertise in capital markets and project finance, handling some of the market's most prominent lending transactions. Clients highlight him as an "open-minded" practitioner who "always comes up with a good solution" and provides advice which is "straight to the point and concise." Zaza Bibilashvili has experience of handling some of the biggest mandates in the market, most recently advising on substantial real estate projects. He is also a noted practitioner in the dispute resolution arena.