Euripides Ioannou and team represented the financing banks in the context of the negotiation and implementation of an investment and debt restructuring agreement for one of Greece’s cured meat companies. The project involved, among other things, a €20 million investment in the company’s share capital by a third party investor which is one of Greece’s largest food companies, a restructuring of debt valued at approximately €81 million and a debt to asset swap of a commercial real estate property located in Athens, Greece.
Euripides specialises in the areas of project finance, energy and banking and finance. His experience includes acting on a wide range of complex project and structured finance transactions, upstream oil and gas projects and acquisitions. He advises clients on public-private partnerships, infrastructure, construction, oil & gas, energy regulation and environmental matters, waste management, renewable energy and real estate projects.
“I particularly enjoy the negotiation process – building between the parties the common understanding necessary to bring a transaction to success.”
EducationUniversity of Kent at Canterbury LLM (Dist) in International Commercial Law, 1997
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens LLB, 1995
Euripides Ioannou and team advised one of Greece’s largest energy groups in relation to a €60 million mezzanine facility for the financing of the development and construction of a 155,4MW wind farm in Texas, USA.
Euripides Ioannou and team advised a local bank in connection with the financing of several photovoltaic projects owned by three Greek entities with a total cost of c.€18m.
Euripides Ioannou and team advised sponsors in connection with the financing of an integrated solid waste management system in the region of Western Macedonia through a Public Private Partnership (PPP), with a total cost of approximately €50m.
Euripides Ioannou and team advised a local bank in connection with a €73m project financing of hotel in the island of Rhodes.
Euripides Ioannou and team advised a local bank in connection with the financing of a wind farm project with a total cost of €22m.
Euripides Ioannou and team advised a foreign fund on a number of multimillion euro commercial real estate acquisitions, including the purchase of a 6.000 m2 office building in the centre of Athens and the purchasers of two further commercial real estate assets.
Euripides Ioannou and team advised a consortium of Greek banks on the refinancing of the €150m existing debt of two members of a large Greek automobile group.
Euripides Ioannou and team advised a consortium of banks on the €26m refinancing of a listed Greek manufacturing company.
Euripides Ioannou and team advised a consortium of one Greek and two international oil companies in the bid, negotiations, award and signing of a lease agreement for the exploration and exploitation of petroleum in offshore blocks at the Western Patraikos Gulf.
Euripides Ioannou and team advised a Greek Bank in connection with a €17,450,000 project financing for the construction and development of five photovoltaic stations of total (approx.) 15MW in northern Greece.