Vladimir Penkov has extensive experience in negotiations, researches, drafting of legal documents and representing clients in various areas of commercial law, such as Banking and Finance, Corporate Law and Commercial Contracts, Competition, Privatization and Foreign Investments, Investment Management, Mergers and Acquisitions, Project Finance, Public Procurement, Licensing and Know-How Agreements, Tax Law, Telecommunications, Media & IT, Energy Law and Renewable Energy Sources.
Penkov has led the legal teams of two international consortia between PM&P and Roland Berger & Partner ? Res & Co U.K. under the PHARE ( PATA) Program in connection with the preparation, negotiations and privatization of ten leading Bulgarian enterprises for privatization operating in the areas of electronics, machine-building, chemical industry, ceramics, fibers and textile. He headed the team of PM&P and PricewaterhouseCoopers assigned with the preparation of the privatization strategy, negotiations and privatization of the Bulgarian Maritime Fleet. Penkov led PM&P’s legal team preparing the legal analysis and assessment of the actual situation at SAPARD and preparing a strategy for negotiations with the European Commission for State Fund ‘Zemedelie’, together with Noerr, Germany, as well as the working groups on three EBRD projects for the financing of FLAG.
Penkov received his Master’s in Law from Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski in 1976. He speaks Bulgarian, German, and English.