Bernitsas Law

Nikos Papachristopoulos

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Practice Areas

Banking, Finance & Capital Markets, Corporate and M&A.

Career

Nikos is a recognised expert in primary listings and secondary offerings of securities and acquisitions and takeovers of listed companies. He has been heavily involved in numerous privatizations of State-owned companies and the recapitalization of the Greek systemic banks since 2012. Nikos has vast experience advising on the structuring and financing of mergers and acquisitions, including take-over bids, corporate reorganisations and restructurings.

He recently advised CVC in the acquisition, through funds advised or managed by it of the Greek, Croatian and the UAE businesses of D-Marin, a leading operator of premium yacht marinas in the Mediterranean and United Arab Emirates (UAE), from a leading Turkish conglomerate. Nikos also advised Ellaktor Group, Mytilineos Group and Piraeus Bank in connection with the issuance and international offering of their €670m, €500m and €500m principal amount of Notes respectively, and the listing thereof on international securities exchanges, as well as Titan Cement International on the share exchange offer made to acquire Titan Cement Company (TCC) and effectively facilitate the relisting of TCC primarily on Euronext Brussels with a secondary listing on the Athens Exchange and Euronext Paris.

Professional Memberships

Athens Bar, Athens Court of Appeals.