Papapolitis & Papapolitis

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Firm Profile:

Papapolitis & Papapolitis is a leading full-service business law firm with offices in Athens and London and a unique international outlook. The firm has been built on the foundations of a long heritage intertwined with contemporary success and an aim 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. Its 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.

The firm has supported clients through numerous business cycles and has developed long-term relationships that last generations of attorneys and business executives. The firm has acted as a first port of call in some of Greece’s most important and challenging transactions, as well as in many major high-stakes litigations. Papapolitis & Papapolitis is committed to client satisfaction at all times and adapts to changes in the markets and regulatory landscape in a manner which ensures that its work is a reflection of the type of clients it advises and the business they do.

The firm’s 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 Contacts:

Corporate and M&A                                                Evi Tsilou
Banking, finance and capital markets                 Nikolaos Katsaros
Dispute resolution                                                   George Gravias
Real estate                                                                John Papapolitis
Projects and privatisations                                    John Papapolitis
Funds                                                                        Nicholas Papapolitis
Restructuring and insolvency                               George Gravias

Key Contacts

Managing Partner:

Nicholas Papapolitis
npapapolitis@papapolitis.com

Firm Rankings

Banking & Finance
Band 3

7.0

Capital Markets: Debt
Band 2

8.0

Capital markets: Equity
Band 2

8.0

Corporate/M&A
Band 3

7.0

Dispute Resolution
Band 1

9.0

Projects
Band 3

6.0

Real Estate
Band 1

Articles

Press Releases

Papapolitis & Papapolitis: Sale of OTE – Cosmote stakes in cosmoONE to SoftOne Technologies S.A.

Papapolitis & Papapolitis advised Greek telecommunications operator OTE Group of Companies (HTO) and leading mobile telecommunications company in Greece COSMOTE in relation to the sale of their joint shareholding stake of (61.74%) in cosmoONE a leading B2B electronic procurement company, to SoftOne Technologies S.A.

03 Oct 2022
Papapolitis & Papapolitis: Advises Morgan Stanley on Sale of €1BN NPL Portofolio

Papapolitis & Papapolitis advises Morgan Stanley in its capacity as arranger in relation to the sale by National Bank of Greece with a multi-asset securitization of a portfolio of non-perfoming loans with a total book value of c. €1 Billion (Frontier II).

03 Oct 2022
Papapolitis & Papapolitis advised Piraeus Bank in relation to a financing agreement of up to €260 Million to Avis Greece

Papapolitis & Papapolitis advised Piraeus Bank in relation to a financing agreement of up to €260 Million to Avis Greece. Avis’ total investment plan into electro mobility amounts to €760 million euros and will be developed over the next five years.

30 Aug 2022
Papapolitis & Papapolitis: Advised Lamda Development’s acquisition of McArthur Glen Hellas

Papapolitis & Papapolitis advised LAMDA Development S.A. in the 100% acquisition of McArthur Glen Hellas, the owner of the Mcarthur Glen Designer Outlet.

30 Aug 2022
Papapolitis/Papapolitis: Invel Real Estate €600 Million refinancing

Papapolitis & Papapolitis advised Invel Real Estate in relation to a €600Million refinancing facility from the National Bank of Greece and Piraeus Bank. Read more

01 Aug 2022
Papapolitis/Papapolitis: Intralot Share Capital Increase

Papapolitis & Papapolitis is advising the Intralot Group in relation to its share capital increase and strategic agreement with Standard General.

27 Jun 2022
Papapolitis/Papapolitis: Advised Varde Partners Sale of Lamda Malls

Papapolitis & Papapolitis advised Värde Partners, a leading global alternative investment firm in relation to the sale of its 31.7% stake in Lamda Malls S.A. to Lamda Development, for €109 million.

27 Jun 2022
Papapolitis & Papapolitis: Euronet Worldwide, Completes Purchase of Piraeus Bank in Greece

Papapolitis & Papapolitis advised Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: EEFT), a leading global financial technology solutions and payments provider, on the completion of the purchase of the Piraeus Bank Merchant Acquiring (PBMA) business of Piraeus Bank (Bank) in Greece. Originally announced on March 16, 2021, Euronet’s completed purchase of PBMA’s acquiring services and assets includes approximately 205,000 POS terminals at 170,000 merchants throughout Greece as […]

04 May 2022
Papapolitis/Papapolitis: Euronet Worldwide, Inc. Completes Purchase of Merchant Acquiring Business of Piraeus Bank in Greece

Papapolitis & Papapolitis advised Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: EEFT), a leading global financial technology solutions and payments provider, on the completion of the purchase of the Piraeus Bank Merchant Acquiring (PBMA) business of Piraeus Bank (Bank) in Greece. Originally announced on March 16, 2021, Euronet’s completed purchase of PBMA’s acquiring services and assets includes approximately 205,000 POS terminals at 170,000 merchants throughout Greece as […]

04 Apr 2022
Papapolitis & Papapolitis advising Alpha Bank on sale of the Astakos Port Terminal

Papapolitis & Papapolitis is advising Alpha Bank in relation to the sale of the Astakos Port Terminal, a multi-purpose port comprising of an industrial and commercial free zone area. Continue reading

01 Mar 2022
Greece: Papapolitis & Papapolitis – Piraeus Bank – BC Partners Acquisition Financing

Papapolitis & Papapolitis advised Piraeus Bank on the financing in connection with the acquisition by BC Partners of Pet City Group S.A.

22 Dec 2021
Papapolitis & Papapolitis bolsters its transactional and regulatory teams with key hires of attorneys

As of May 2021, the transactional and regulatory P&P teams will include 5 new additions with the aim of further enhancing the power and resources of our teams and our full service offering to our clients. The new members of our teams will include the following attorneys: Elina Kaymenaki who joined P&P as Of Counsel. Elina […]

29 Apr 2021
Papapolitis & Papapolitis (P&P) advises on landmark transactions in Q1 of 2021.

P&P advised the United Group/BC Partners in its acquisition of Greek telecommunications and pay-TV provider Forthnet S.A. through the successful completion of a Mandatory Tender Offer completed on the Athens Stock Exchange in the largest by size public M&A and TMT transaction takin place in the market. P&P advised Euronet Worldwide on the €300 million acquisition of Piraeus Bank’s […]

31 Mar 2021

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