Recent Work & News

Recent Work Highlights

Acquisition of Hyper Markets

George Bersis and Aspasia Malliou advised leading Greek Real Estate Investment Company on the negotiations and execution of a binding notarial pre-contract for the acquisition of four hyper-markets of total surface of 90.000 sqm. approximately, which are fully leased and operated by a big retailer, against the total purchase price of Euro 119,16 mio.

Aviation Sector Minibond

George Bersis and team advised a leading Greek airline carrier on the underwriting agreement for the public offer of €200m bonds listed on ATHEX.

€85m sale of participation in Greek motorway concessions

Euripides Ioannou and his team advised a Spanish construction company on an €85 million divestiture of its participations in two Greek motorways concessions.

€44m debt refinancing of 48MW wind farm

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.

Purchase of portfolio of financial firms

George Bersis and team advised the buyer of a portfolio of financial firms, consisting of a Greek bank, a factoring company and a mutual fund management company. PotamitisVekris team also advised on the competition and the dispute aspects.

Sale of Hotel Business

Stathis Potamitis advised three of the four Greek systemic banks on the sale of a hotel business in satisfaction of claims ancillary to a ratified and implemented restructuring agreement.
Recent news & events

Pharmaceutical Law Seminar

Alexandros Kortesis will be the instructor in seminar on Pharmaceutical Law organized by Nomiki Bibliothiki. The theme of the seminar is “Regulatory implementation and practical issues regarding the placing of medicinal products on the market, trading, pricing and marketing issues”. The full program can be found here.

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