Work Highlights

Acquisition in the healthcare services sector

Dimitris Loukas and team are advising a leading global investment firm on obtaining competition clearance for its acquisition of the distressed business of a major Greek healthcare network provider

JV creation combining tower portfolios

Dimitris Loukas and team are advising an integrated telecommunication provider on competition and regulatory law matters regarding the creation of a JV with another leading telecommunications provider combining their tower portfolios (passive infrastructure for mobile telephony) in Greece

HCC ex officio investigation in towage services in Greek ports

Dimitris Loukas and team are advising a major towage & salvage provider in relation to the HCC’s ongoing ex officio investigation for possible infringements in the towage port services sector

HCC ex officio investigation in the banking and payments sector

Dimitris Loukas and team are advising a Greek systemic bank in relation to the HCC’s ongoing ex officio investigation for possible infringements in the banking and payments sector

Project Financing of a Marina Concession Project

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.

Acquisition of 24,65MW portfolio of operational wind farms

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.

Advising on a financing scheme related to COVID 19

Stathis Potamitis and team have been retained by a state-owned financial entity to assist them on the documentation, regulatory compliance, and negotiation of a guarantee scheme intended to support new working capital loans by commercial banks to local enterprises

Acquisition of fish-farming assets

Dimitris Loukas and team advised a private alternative investment firm regarding its acquisition of fish-farming assets as result of a divestiture procedure mandated by the EU Commission on the occasion of a merger control clearance with remedies

Acquisition of Hyper Markets

George Bersis, Aspasia Malliou along with their teams advised leading Greek Real Estate Investment Company on the acquisition of four hyper-markets of total surface of 90.000 sqm. approximately, fully leased and operated by a big retailer, against the total purchase price of Euro 119,16 mio, in execution of a binding notarial pre-contract entered into by the sellers and the buyer in March 2019.