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Koutalidis Law Firm

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KOUTALIDIS LAW FIRM
Website: www.koutalidis.gr
Tel: +30 210 360 7811 Fax: +30 210 3600 069

Managing Partner: Nikos C. Koritsas
Number of partners:
10
Number of lawyers: 45
Languages: English, French, German, Greek

Firm Overview:
Koutalidis Law Firm is one of Greece's leading firms and has a robust reputation both locally and abroad as one of the foremost providers of legal services in Greece.

Awards include: by IJ Global Awards for its work on the 14 Regional Airports project financing (2018), by I.F.L.R., as Greek Law Firm of the years 2005, 2012 and 2014, and for Debt-equity linked deal of 2013; by American Lawyer for the Global Finance Deal of 2013 and the Public Restructuring Deal of 2013; by International Tax Review for Tax Firm of 2012.

Main Areas of Practice:

Privatizations & Major Public Works-Concessions:
3 partners; 8 fee earners

Representation of:
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Fraport and Copelouzos consortium on the conclusion of the concession by the HRADF for the exploitation, operation and maintenance of 14 regional airports; - Aegean Motorway Group (members of which included Hochtief, Vinci and Ellaktor) and to the Concessionaire Aegean Motorway S.A. in the Maliakos Kleidi Motorway Design, Construction, Financing, Operation, Maintenance and Exploitation Concession.

Contact: Nikos Koritsas Ioannis Kaptanis
Tel: +30 210 360 7811 Email: [email protected] [email protected]

Banking and Finance & Restructuring:
3 partners; 10 fee earners

Representation of:
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a syndicate of all Greek systemic banks and Attica Bank on the €1.085 and €175m syndicated bond loans to PPC;
- a syndicate of Alpha Bank and Eurobank with Citi and HSBC in connection with the €330m restructuring of Frigoglass SA and the extension of a new facilities;

Contact: Nikos Koritsas – Effie Papoutsi
Tel: +30 210 360 7811 Email: [email protected][email protected]

Capital Markets:
3 partners; 8 fee earners

 Representation of:
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Eurobank Ergasias S.A., Piraeus Bank S.A. and Euroxx Securities S.A. in the issuance of a Euro200mil. bond loan by Aegean Airlines S.A.;
- Alpha Bank AE and NBG Securities S.A. in the issuance of a Euro90mil. bond loan by Coral S.A., both admitted to trading on the Athens Exchange.

Contact: Katia Protopapa - Effie Papoutsi
Tel: +30 210 360 7811 Email: [email protected][email protected]

Project Finance:
3 partners; 8 fee earners

Representation of:
- National Bank of Greece and Piraeus Bank in the extension of the term of the Airport Development Agreement entered into between the Hellenic Republic and Athens International Airport S.A.;
- The Bondholders, Agent and Hedging Bank in the €91.3m financing of Lamda Domi S.A. for the refinancing and development of IBC (Golden Hall).

Contact: Ioannis Kaptanis
Tel: +30 210 360 7811 Email: [email protected]

M&A:
3 partners; 10 fee earners

Representation of:
- Vodafone Hellas on the currently on-going tender process for the sale of Cyta Hellas S.A.;
- Alpha Bank on the sale of its 97.3% in Ionian Hotel Enterprises SA, operating Hilton Athens, to a consortium of Dogus and Temes.

Contact: Katia Protopapa
Tel: +30 210 360 7811 Email: [email protected]

Arbitration and Litigation:
3 partners; 8 fee earners

Representation of:
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ANEK S.A., a Greek shipping company in its London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA) arbitration with Minoan S.A., in connection with a sale and purchase of shares of a shipping company;
- Participating to the implementation of provisional measures on behalf of Bank of Cyprus against certain major Greek entrepreneurs (including the heirs of Andreas Vgenopoulos).

Contact: Gregory Logothetis
Tel: +30 210 360 7811 Email: [email protected]

Energy Law:
2 partners; 5 fee earners

Representation of:
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The “China Three Gorges Corporation”, a Chinese state-owned power company with very strong presence in renewables, for their projects in Greece;
- The China Development Bank with respect to the regulatory aspects of Greek energy projects.

Contact: Evans Courakis
Tel: +30 210 360 7811 Email: [email protected]

Tax:
1 partner, 2 fee earners.

Representation of:
- Alpha Bank on its €2.5bn share capital increase, including 1.1bn LME;
- the Finance Parties, represented by Credit Agricole, and AMSA, on stamp duty on the €1.3b Project Reset Documents for the Maliakos-Kleidi Motorway.

Contact: Dr. George Naskaris
Tel: +30 210 360 7811 Email: [email protected]

Competition & State Aid:
2 partners, 4 fee earners

Representation of:
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Public Gas Company (DEPA) on merger control and antitrust issues;
- Vodafone Hellas on merger control and antitrust issues.

Contact: Stamatis Drakakakis
Tel: +30 210 360 7811 Email: [email protected]

PRACTICE AREAS: 

■ Privatizations
■ Major Public Works-Concessions
■ Project Finance
■ Banking Finance and Restructurings
■ Litigation and Arbitration
■ Energy Law
■ Mergers & Acquisitions
■ Pharmaceuticals
■ Securities and Capital Markets Regulation
■ Tax
■ Competition Law
■ Aviation La
■ Environmental Law
■ Real Estate Development
■ Labor and Pension Funds Law
■ Corporate and Commercial Counseling
■ Contracts and Negotiations
■ Administrative Law
■ IT and Telecommunications
■ Intellectual Property and Data Protection

OFFICES
4 Valaoritou Str.
GR 10671
Athens
Greece

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