Recent Work & News

Recent Work Highlights

Financing of a Shopping Mall

Our real estate team led by George Bersis advised a private equity fund for the acquisition of a majority stake in the financing of a leading shopping mall.

Resort Hotel Acquisition

George Bersis and team advised a hospitality real estate fund for the acquisition of one of the most luxurious resort hotel complexes of Greece.

Wind Farm Financing

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.

Investment in Wind Projects

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.

Health Sector Restructuring

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.

State Aid

Dimitris Loukas and team advised the Hellenic Republic Asset Management Fund in relation to state aid issues possibly arising in the context of a tendering procedure for a concession award.
Recent news & events

POTAMITISVEKRIS has been shortlisted by Chambers Europe as Law Firm of the Year 2018| Greece

PotamitisVekris is shortlisted for a Chambers Europe Award for Excellence: Greece.

PotamitisVekris recognised in top 100 Restructuring & Insolvency practices worldwide

PotamitisVekris has been ranked as one of the world’s top Restructuring & Insolvency practices by Global Restructuring Review (GRR) in the inaugural edition of GRR 100 rankings. The full survey can be found online here.

PotamitisVekris welcomes new partner Dimitris Loukas

Dimitris strengthens the Competition & Antitrust Practice of PotamitisVekris by joining as its tenth partner, after having served for many years as Vice-President and Commissioner-Rapporteur of the Hellenic Competition Commission, as well as an official at DG Competition of the European Commission. His practice focuses on domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, restrictive agreements, abuse of dominance, compliance and investigations, internal market, state aid, litigation before the EU Courts, as well as on other regulatory procedures before administrative authorities and government/public affairs. Press Release

POTAMITISVEKRIS has been shortlisted by Chambers Europe as Law Firm of the Year 2017| Greece

The Chambers Europe Αwards honour the work of national and international law firms across the region. They recognise a law firm’s pre-eminence in their respective countries and also reflect notable achievements over the past 12 months including outstanding work, impressive strategic growth and excellence in client service.

Stathis Potamitis Inducted to American College of Bankruptcy

Stathis Potamitis is inducted to the American College of Bankruptcy as a Fellow of the College on March 18, 2016 in Washington, D.C. at a ceremony at the Smithsonian Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture, presided over by Michael L. Cook, Chair of the College. ACB-Feloows PhotoPress-Release

EBRD Conference

Stathis Potamitis comments on the NPL Law and the BoG regulation of NPL Buyers and Services at the EBRD Conference on Distressed Loans in the Greek Banking System: Restructuring Portfolios, Reviving Enterprises held at the Bank of Greece in Athens on 10 March 2016. NPL EBRD presentation 050316