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 connection with the successful acquisition by certain of its special purpose affiliates of all the shares or controlling stakes in each of HYGEIA SA, IASO General SA and Metropolitan Hospital Group, operators of leading Greek private hospitals. Nikos also advised Titan Cement International SA (TCI) on the proposed voluntary share-for-share exchange offer concerning Titan Cement Company SA (Titan), a transaction that aimed to effectively relist Titan group on Euronext Brussels through the primary listing of TCI shares on Euronext Brussels with a parallel listing on the Athens Exchange and Euronext Paris.

Professional Memberships

Athens Bar; Athens Court of Appeals; International Bar Association.