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Global Guide 2022

Ranked in 2 Practice Areas
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Banking & Finance
12 Years Ranked
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Corporate/Commercial
18 Years Ranked
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Provided by Nikos Papachristopoulos

Global

Practice Areas

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

Career

Nikos is a leading practitioner in capital markets and corporate and M&A, with a specialisation 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. He was recently Greek Law Counsel to Piraeus Financial Holdings (PFH) and the Joint Global Coordinators and Bookrunners respectively, on PFH’s €1.38bn equity capital raising and Public Power Corporation’s €1.35bn equity capital raising, respectively, each made through the issuance and offering to international and domestic investors of new shares and the admission thereof to trading on the Athens Exchange. He also acted as Greek law counsel to Piraeus Bank on the issuance and offering to institutional investors of its inaugural €500m Green Senior Preferred Bond, and their listing on the Euro MTF market of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange and is acting as Greek law counsel to CVC on the acquisition of Ethniki Insurance from National Bank of Greece by a company controlled by funds managed or advised by CVC.

Professional Memberships

Athens Bar, Athens Court of Appeals.

Chambers Review

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Banking & Finance - Greece
1
Band 1

Nikos Papachristopoulos enjoys strong market recognition for his expertise in notes and bond issuances, as well as delistings. He offers strong expertise acting for bookrunners, banking syndicates and corporates, with clients stressing: "He is very experienced, hard-working and a good colleague."


Corporate/Commercial - Greece
1
Band 1

Nikos Papachristopoulos is a leading corporate lawyer with an incredible breadth of expertise in shareholder agreements, demergers and acquisitions. He often acts for investment funds and is particularly experienced in cross-border work.

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