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Papapolitis & Papapolitis

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Managing Partner: Nicholas Papapolitis
Number of partners: 5
Number of lawyers: 25
Languages: English, French, German, Greek

Firm Overview:
Papapolitis & Papapolitis is a leading full service business law firm with offices in Athens and London and a unique international outlook. The firm has built on the foundations of a long heritage intertwined with contemporary success. The firm aims to attract the most talented lawyers it can find and has developed a results orientated culture of high performance and innovation. With a deep understanding of its market and globally minded philosophy, the firm is uniquely positioned to act for foreign investors and corporations looking to invest or establish themselves in Greece. The track record of successfully advising governments, international and local banks, financial institutions, large corporates and state-owned entities, as well some of the world’s largest and most sophisticated financial investors, spans over 120 years.

Main Areas of Practice:
Banking, Finance & Capital Markets 
Corporate Governance & Compliance
Corporate & M&A 
Dispute Resolution
Funds
Energy
Real & Estate
Restructuring & Insolvency
Tax

Banking, Finance & Capital Markets: 
■ Acted for the J.P. Morgan, CitiGroup, HSBC Bank, Goldman Sachs, Nomura, Credit Suisse, Eurobank, Alpha Bank, National Bank of Greece and Piraeus Bank in connection with Mytilineos’s EUR500 million international bond offering
■ Acted for the lead underwriters Eurobank and Piraeus Bank on the EUR175 million Attica Holdings bond issuance
■ Acted for Morgan Stanley, CitiGroup, Alpha Bank, Eurobank, National Bank of Greece and Piraeus Bank in connection with Frigoglass’s EUR260 million international bond offering
■ Acted for Invel Real Estate in connection with the debt financing it received from Piraeus Bank, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Astro Bank and Hellenic Bank in relation to the acquisition of Pangaea REIC from the National Bank of Greece
■ Acted for Piraeus Bank in relation to a financing agreement towards Oaktree Capital for the acquisition of IASO S.A.
■ Acted as lender’s counsel for an international leading bank in relation to a multi-million shipping finance transaction towards a Nasdaq listed shipping company
Key Clients: Citigroup, Eurobank, Alpha Bank, National Bank of Greece, Piraeus Bank, Morgan Stanley, Invel Real Estate.
Contact: Nikolaos Katsaros
Tel: +30 210 361 5544
Email: [email protected]

Corporate & M&A:
■ Acted for Brook Lane Capital, in their investment in a Greek logistics centre
■ Acted for Invel Real Estate on the acquisition of a 32.7% stake in NBG Pangaea REIC for a consideration of EUR390 million from the National Bank of Greece
■ Acted for CP Holdings in relation to the acquisition of 66.03% of ATHEX listed Eltrak Group
■ Acted for London & Regional Properties in relation to the acquisition of the Titania Hotel
■ Acted for APartners Capital in relation to the acquisition of a real-estate portfolio sold by Eurobank S.A.
■ Acted for Reubens Brothers in relation to the acquisition of the La Residence Hotel located on the island of Mykonos in Greece Key Clients: Brook Lane Capital, Invel Real Estate, CP Holdings, London & Regional Properties, APartners Capital, Olayan Group, Philips Hellas.
Contact: Evi Tsilou
Tel: +30 210 361 55 44
Email: [email protected]

Dispute Resolution:
■ Acted for Diophar Pharmaceuticals in relation to a EU120 million dispute
■ Acted for Lamda Development in relation to a EUR50 million construction law dispute
■ Acted for Intracom Holdings in relation to a EUR80 million civil law dispute
■ Acted for Philips Hellas in relation to a EUR28 million dispute with Greek public hospitals Key Clients: Diophar Pharmaceuticals, Lamda Development, Intracom Holdings, Philips Hellas.
Contact: George Gravias
Tel: +30 210 361 5544
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate:
■ Acted for a private multinational enterprise in relation to its acquisition and investment in the Athens Hilton Hotel
■ Acted for Soho House in relation to their acquisition of Scorpios Beach Club and San Giorgio Hotel on the island of Mykonos
■ Acted for a private multinational enterprise in relation to its investment in a premier destination developer and operator in the high-end tourism and real-estate sector
■ Acted for Invel Real Estate in its capacity as majority shareholder of NBG Pangaea REIC for the acquisition of the Hilton Nicosia Hotel
■ Acted for Reubens Brothers in relation to the acquisition of the La Residence Hotel located on the island of Mykonos in Greece Key Clients: Soho House, Invel Real Estate, Reubens Brothers.
Contact: John Papapolitis
Tel: +30 210 361 5544
Email: [email protected]