Euripides Ioannou and team advised the lenders on the €88,5 million project financing of the development of one of the largest marinas in the Eastern Mediterranean. The project involves the use, management, operation and exploitation of the marina of Alimos located in the Athens Riviera sponsored by one of Greece’s largest infrastructure groups. The project involves a forty (40) year concession agreement with the Greek State and the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund with a total consideration of at least €177 million.
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
Euripies Ioannou and his team advised a Greek financial institution on the acquisition by a global leader in renewable energy investments of three (3) operating wind farms located in Lakonia, Peloponnese with a combined capacity of 24.65MW. Immediately following the acquisition, we advised on the refinancing of the portfolio in the context of which facilities with a combined value of €24 million were provided. This transaction marks the first investment by the purchaser in Greece, with the group having ambitious plans for further expansion in the country.
Euripides Ioannou and team advised a leading Greek oil refining group in its acquisition of a portfolio of operating PV projects of an aggregate 47 MW capacity for a consideration of EUR 45.8 million from a leading Greek energy group.
Euripides Ioannou and team advised a Greek bank on a €13,7m debt refinancing for an 11,05MW wind farm located on the island of Evia.
Euripides Ioannou and team advised a Greek bank on a leveraged financing relating to the acquisition by an Egyptian publicly listed company of 64MW of wind and hydro assets from a Greek energy company.
Euripides Ioannou and his team advised an Argentinean fund on the sale of four companies to a listed REIC. The four companies own office buildings located in Athens, Marousi, Kifissia, and Argyroupoli, with a total surface area of approximately 21,700 square meters. The total value of the assets of the four companies amounts to €27.800.000.
Euripides Ioannou and his team advised a Spanish construction company on an €85 million divestiture of its participations in two Greek motorways concessions.
Euripides Ioannou and team advised a Greek Bank on a €44m debt refinancing for a 48 MW wind farm located in the Region of Western Greece.
Euripides Ioannou’s team advised a Greek Bank on a €40 million financing for the development of two hotels in Greece sponsored by a joint venture between a multinational leisure travel group and a Swiss hotel development group.
Euripides Ioannou and his team advised one of Greece’s systemic banks on a €21m debt refinancing for a Greek listed company with global activities in the inks and paints sector.
Euripides Ioannou and team represented a Greek financial institution in relation to an €8.7 million financing of a 15 MW wind farm located in the administrative region of Central Macedonia, developed and operated by one Greece’s largest industrial companies.
Euripides Ioannou and team advised a major Chinese energy group on its joint venture with a leading Greek energy group with a view to acquire a controlling interest in 78MW wind projects in various locations in Greece.
Euripides Ioannou and team represented a syndicate of Greek banks on the implementation of a €95 million debt restructuring for one of Greece’s largest private hospitals.
Euripides Ioannou and team advised two Greek financial institutions on all aspects of a €47 million financing of two wind farms with a total capacity of 38,7 ΜW located in the Regional Unit of Aetolia-Acarnania that are currently being constructed by a Greek venture capital & private equity management firm.
Euripides Ioannou and team advised the lenders on the €37 million financing of the project “Implementation of the Epirus Region waste management system via a PPP”. The project involves the design, financing, construction and facility management of the Epirus Region Solid Urban Waste Management System for tenure of twenty-seven (27) years and the waste management facility also produces electricity from burning biomass.
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 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 represented one of Greece’s systemic banks in the context of a €30m debt refinancing for the further development of one of the country’s landmark luxury hotel resorts located in Argolida.
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.