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Nikos Papachristopoulos

Athens, Greece Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Banking & Finance , Corporate/Commercial
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Banking & Finance - Greece

Band 1

Nikos Papachristopoulos centres his highly acclaimed finance practice on capital markets topics, such as bond and note issuances as well as delisting matters. A market commentator highlights his "extremely collaborative" approach and notes that "he knows the stock exchange rules inside out."
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Corporate/Commercial - Greece

Band 1

Market-leading practitioner Nikos Papachristopoulos is "very pragmatic, finds solutions and listens to the client," according to a source who further appreciates that he "is not afraid to share his opinion and gave the support we needed." He routinely handles complex M&A and private equity deals involving the infrastructure, energy and aquaculture industries.
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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 and equity and debt offerings.

He recently advised Piraeus Bank (PB) on the issuance and offering to institutional investors of €400m and €500m principal amount of Tier 2 Notes, their listing on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange, and PB’s submissions to the SSM for the recognition of the Notes as regulatory capital, CVC on the acquisition by funds managed or advised by it of a controlling stake in Vivartia Holdings SA and Piraeus Bank on the demerger by way of hive-down of its banking activity sector and its contribution into a new banking entity, to result in the existing Piraeus Bank becoming a financial holding company called Piraeus Financial Holdings, and the new entity, authorised as a credit institution by the ECB, called Piraeus Bank.

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Athens Bar, Athens Court of Appeals.

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