The firm’s highly experienced Banking and Finance team handles secured and unsecured lending, international high-value financing and refinancing transactions, including project financing, syndicated, subordinated and mezzanine financing, and related securities such as share pledges, floating charges, financial collateral and other securities.
The firm regularly advises on compliance and banking regulatory and licensing requirements, ISDA agreements and related products, asset preservation and security enforcement and procedures.
Two of the firm’s main team members, Marios Hadjigavriel and Christiana Vassiliou were both heads of in-house legal teams at international banks based in Cyprus and bring the wealth of their experience to their department making the firm’s Banking and Finance team one of the strongest in the country.
The firm’s litigation team supports the Banking and Finance team by dealing with debt collection and security enforcement, representing in this respect both local and international banking institutions.
The firm’s main client base consists of high profile international lenders, arrangers and facility agents (on single-lender and syndicated, secured and unsecured loans) as well as borrowers, guarantors and security providers. Such clients include international financial institutions such as EBRD, IFC, VTB Group, Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse as well as local banking institutions, such as the Bank of Cyprus, Hellenic Bank and Astrobank (ex Piraeus Bank).
Astrobank (ex Piraeus Bank)
Bank of Cyprus Public Company Ltd
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Hellenic Bank Public Company Ltd
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