Bernitsas Law acted as Greek law counsel to CVC on the successful acquisition from National Bank of Greece of 100% of the leading Greek insurer Ethniki Insurance by Ethniki Holdings S.ὰ.r.l., a holding company invested in by funds managed or advised by CVC. The acquisition completed on 31 March 2022 following receipt of all regulatory approvals from domestic and international regulatory authorities, including the Bank of Greece and the EU Competition Commission.

Latham & Watkins and Clifford Chance acted an English law and Antitrust law counsels, respectively, to CVC.

Managing Partner Panayotis Bernitsas and Partner Nikos Papachristopoulos led the Bernitsas Law team which consisted of Partners Lambros Belessis, Marina Androulakakis, Evi Kitsou and Christos Paraskevopoulos, Counsel Katia Papantonopoulou and Senior Associates Sofia Kontou, Christina Zakopoulou, Maria Kloni and Evangelos Mamalakis, as well as several associates and junior associates.