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02/11/2017

AKL completes Project SPV Restructuring

AKL advised Alpha Bank on the restructuring of a high-end residential project. The transaction involved a recapitalization of the project SPV (including by way of capitalization of junior debt and the introduction of top-up equity commitments) and a refinancing of senior debt...
20/10/2017

Helen Alexiou speaks at 2017 Prodexpo Conference

AKL Partner Helen Alexiou was again a speaker at the 18th Prodexpo Real Estate & Development Conference. On 18 October, Helen delivered a presentation introducing the revised regulatory framework on urban planning. In addition, she had the privilege of conducting a live...
12/10/2017

European Investment Summit on NPLs and Real Estate

Alexiou - Kosmopoulos Law Firm was a Legal Sponsor at the 4th European Investment Summit held in Athens on October 11-12, 2017. The conference focused on NPLs and Real Estate and was a fully booked event. AKL Partner Alexandros Kosmopoulos was a speaker at the lively Special...
28/06/2017

Mytilineos S.A. – ATHEX Traded Bonds

AKL acted for National Bank of Greece S.A. and Eurobank Ergasias S.A. as joint lead managers and bookrunners, and NBG Securities S.A. as advisor, in connection with the public offering and listing of EUR 300 million in common bonds issued by Mytilineos S.A. The bonds were...
01/01/2017

China Business Law Journal Award

The Firm receives a “deal of the year” award from China Business Law Journal in connection with its work on the Piraeus Port Authority transaction.
12/12/2016

18th Annual Capital Link Invest In Greece Forum

The Firm co-sponsored the 18th Annual Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum, held in New York, USA. Alexandros Kosmopoulos moderated a panel of speakers on the topic “Investment Opportunities in Tourism & Hospitality”. The discussion, held among leaders of highly successful...
26/10/2016

Completion of Sale of Astir Palace

The sale of the majority (90%) of the shares of Astir Palace Resort has been completed with the payment of the agreed consideration (EUR 400 million). The shares were sold by its parent company, National Bank of Greece S.A. (“NBG”), listed on the Athens Exchange, to Arab-Turk...
20/10/2016

Prodexpo Conference

The Firm co-sponsored the Athens Real Estate Conference held in Athens by Prodexpo. The conference considered a number of current issues relating to urban development and regeneration, investment issues, tax changes and other core industry topics. Helen Alexiou spoke on a panel...
10/08/2016

Completion of Phase I Acquisition of Piraeus Port in Greece

COSCO (Hong Kong) Group Limited (“COSCO HK”) has completed the acquisition of 51% shares in Piraeus Port Authority SA ("PPA"), phase I of its acquisition of 67% shares of PPA. The deal provides for COSCO HK to increase its stake to 67% five years after Phase I, by acquiring an...
18/02/2016

PPA Privatization | Competitive Process Complete

The competitive tender process for the sale of a majority stake in Piraeus Port Authority S.A. reached a key milestone in mid-February, upon designation of the preferred investor. Subject to approvals under applicable law, signing of respective transaction documentation is...

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