Skip to content
DEPARTMENT PROFILE

POTAMITISVEKRIS

Banking & Finance

3 ranked lawyersBand 1GreeceEurope 2021 View ranking table
chambers review
department information
Ranked Lawyers
chambers review
department information
Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Review

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

What the team is known for

Particularly popular with Greek and international banks for advice on bilateral and syndicated lending, as well as capital markets deals and regulations. Has a strong real estate finance and project finance practice, notably in the renewable energy, infrastructure and hospitality sectors. Highly regarded for assisting lenders with refinancing and restructuring agreements, and well placed to handle NPL portfolio transactions owing to its prominent role in the development of legislation. Also knowledgeable in regulatory and compliance topics.

Strengths

One client lauds the lawyers' "in-depth knowledge of business issues" in combination with "their availability to provide feedback on every matter that may arise in a very comprehensive way."

A source attests that the team's "quality of work is excellent" and goes on to describe the members as"extremely commercial and solution-oriented."

Work highlights

Acted for Philosofish on its EUR46 million bond loan to finance the acquisition of aquaculture assets.

Notable practitioners

Euripides Ioannou remains a prominent presence in the field, with a practice that encompasses renewables and infrastructure project finance as well as debt restructurings. Interviewees report that "he always gives the best solutions to his clients," with one source highlighting Ioannou's"to the point and constructive" approach.

Department head George Bersis receives plaudits from clients, who report that he "is absolutely brilliant in banking and finance and has solid knowledge in capital markets." He is regularly involved in finance deals involving the energy and real estate sectors. According to sources, he is "very punctual, helpful and gives succinct advice."

Described by sources as "commercial and pragmatic," Stathis Potamitis boasts an outstanding practice covering the full range of banking and finance topics, including restructurings, NPL transactions, syndicated lending deals and regulatory matters. Clients enthuse: "He is excellent at grasping complicated issues fast, identifying the critical points and finding ways to safeguard the client with simple solutions."

Department Information

This content is provided by POTAMITISVEKRIS.

Overview

PotamitisVekris‘ banking team has a consistent and successful track record of advising on some of the most significant and innovative transactions in the market and is widely recognized as one of the leaders in this field. We offer comprehensive services, ranging from the establishment of banking activities and qualifying holding acquisitions and banking M&A and compliance, to traditional banking, financing and restructuring of loans. In addition, we advise on the entire spectrum of capital markets, including tender offers, securities listings, investment services and fund management.

Our clients include Greek and foreign commercial and investment banking institutions, institutional lenders and investors, as well as private equity funds, hedge funds, strategic buyers, borrowers and issuers of securities.

We combine our extensive knowledge of the relevant industry with PotamitisVekris’ business orientated and practical approach to matters. We also work with attorneys in our Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions, EU, Competition & Antitrust and Restructuring & Insolvency groups to provide seamless representation and fully integrated legal services.

Banking & Finance

POTAMITISVEKRIS

firm
Location

11 Omirou Street

Athens

Athens

Greece

10672

View Firm Profile

Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Greece

Banking & Finance


Euripides Ioannou
Band 2
George Bersis
Band 1
Stathis Potamitis
Band 1