Nikola Babic

Biography

Nikola Babic co-heads the firm's banking, finance & capital markets practice group which covers Serbia, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Bosnia and Herzegovina and he is specialised in banking and finance, capital markets and restructuring/insolvency.

Nikola was leading almost all Eurobond transaction in the region in the past 7 years and he is regarded as a leading lawyer for public finance and sovereign debt.
Nikola has represented investment and commercial banks as lenders, in a wide range of financing transactions. These transactions have included secured and unsecured financings, asset-based and commodities-backed loans, bridge loans and other types of complex and traditional transactions.

Nikola's recent assignments include advising Bank of Cyprus on the restructuring of receivables against Marfin Bank and on the consequent sale of Marfin Bank to Expobank and Joint Lead Managers on the issuance of Eurobonds by the Government of Serbia, the Government of Montenegro and the Government of North Macedonia with combined value of EUR 2 billion.

Contact details

+ 381 11 3202 600 / n.babic@schoenherr.rs

Areas of Practice

Banking and Finance

Year Qualified

2009

Education

Goethe University, Institute for Law and Finance, Frankfurt am Main/Germany (LL.M. 2008)
University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law, Belgrade/Serbia (LL.B. 2005)

Memberships

Serbian Bar Association