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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.
Lawyers advise clients on a broad range of commercial arrangements and issues across a number of industry sectors. The combination of high level technical expertise and a commercial approach ensures that clients receive practical and viable legal advice, tailored to the needs of their business in the way that they want and can understand.

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: 
■Advised Morgan Stanley and Citigroup as joint global coordinators of the USD460 million IPO of Energean Oil & Gas plc on the London Stock Exchange
■Acted for Fortress Investment Group in its EUR150 million acquisition of a corporate loan portfolio from Eurobank Ergasias S.A.
■Acted for the GEK Terna Group in its issuance of EUR120 million public traded bond
Key Clients: Apollo Capital Management, Citigroup, Fortress Investment Group, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley.
Contact: Nikolaos Katsaros
Tel: +30 210 361 5544
Email: [email protected]

Corporate & M&A:
■Acted for Avis Europe Holdings and Otokoc Otomotiv for the acquisition of Avis Hellas from Piraeus Bank S.A.
■Acted for Värde Partners in its acquisition 31.7% of Lamda Malls S.A.
■Acted for TicketMaster in its acquisition of the TicketHour Group
Key Clients: Cetracore-JetOil, Intracom Holdings, Invel Real Estate Partners, Philips Hellas, Ticket Master Hellas.
Contact: Evi Tsilou
Tel: +30 210 361 55 44
Email: [email protected]

Dispute Resolution:
■Acted for Intralot in relation to a EUR150 million civil law dispute
■Acted for Intracom Holdings in relation to a EUR80 million civil law dispute
■Acted for Philips Hellas in relation to a EUR20 dispute with Greek public hospitals
Key Clients: Diophar Pharmaceuticals, Intracom Holdings, Intralot Group, Philips Hellas, Louis Dreyfus Commodities.
Contact: George Gravias
Tel: +30 210 361 5544
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate:
■Acted for London & Regional Properties in relation to the acquisition of the Amathus Hotel complex
■Acting for Lamda Development in relation to their acquisition of the Hellinikon project
■Acted for an international investment firm in relation to their indirect investment in NBG Pangaea REIC
Key Clients: Castlelake, IntraDevemopment, Invel Real Estate Partners, Lamda Development, London & Regional Properties.
Contact: John Papapolitis
Tel: +30 210 361 5544
Email: [email protected]