Gabriel Zbârcea is Managing Partner at Țuca Zbarcea & Asociații. Together with Florentin Țuca, he oversees the management of the firm while also being actively involved in aspects of client relationship and client development. His main areas of expertise are in mergers, acquisitions and privatization, real estate, corporate and commercial law, energy and natural resources. Gabriel Zbârcea has assisted Romanian and foreign companies in international joint ventures and corporate restructuring. He has also acted as a co-ordinator in mergers, acquisitions and privatization deals taking place in Romania, including the first privatization projects in the area of electricity, oil and gas, as well as in the development of green-field investments in the renewables, oil, gas, mining and steel sectors.
In addition to his legal background, Gabriel Zbârcea honed his skills and talents in the public sector while working within the Cabinet of the Romanian Prime-Minister and the Romanian Privatization Agency (the Authority for State Assets Recovery - AVAS).
He is a regular speaker on topics related to the legal framework applicable to investments and author of articles on real estate, mergers and acquisitions, banking, oil and gas.
He is fluent in English.
- Co-coordinator of the legal team assisting Austria’s largest steel producer in the development of a massive greenfield project in South-Eastern Romania, following investments worth up to EUR 7,000,000,000.
- Co-coordinator of the legal team assisting in a EUR 375,000,000 acquisition of the minority shareholding owned by Fondul Proprietatea (the national Property Fund) and Electrica in two local subsidiaries of the biggest electricity producer in the Czech Republic.
- Coordinator of the legal team retained by the biggest electricity producer in the Czech Republic (including its Romanian electricity distribution subsidiary) with relation to the applicable unbundling requirements set by the domestic and EU-law in the areas of corporate and energy law, as well as in the regulatory field.