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Project Altion

AKL advised Eurobank in completing a €65 acquisition and development financing for project Altion, an REO portfolio transferred by Alpha Bank to a private equity fund.

AKL Attorneys and Practices Highly Ranked in The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa 2019

AKL is pleased to announce that its practice groups and attorneys have been highly ranked and recommended in The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa 2019. Our Firm has been recommended in the following seven practice areas: Real estate and construction Banking, finance and...

Top Tier Ranking by Chambers Global 2019

AKL Partner Alexandros Kosmopoulos received a top-tier ranking as a Banking and Finance practitioner by Chambers Global 2019. Chambers' editorial reads: "Entering the top tier following outstanding market endorsements, Alexandros Kosmopoulos handles a variety of corporate,...

REIC Financing

AKL acted for the largest Greek REIC in its EUR 120 million 5-year secured bond loan financing by Piraeus Bank, completed in December 2018, representing part of the debt component of the REIC's ambitious investment plan.

Sani III

AKL advised the lenders as part of the Sani EUR 295 million secured bond loan financing. Completed in October 2018, the transaction represents the largest bank financing in the Greek hospitality sector to-date.

Nielson - Change of Guard

AKL acted for the purchaser of Neilson Active Holidays as to matters of Greek law. The multi-jurisdictional transaction included a strong focus on the Greek operations and assets of the target and its two local subsidiaries, reflecting their substantial contribution at group...

Kos Development Financing

AKL advised Piraeus Bank and Eurobank on a EUR 83.7 million senior financing for the development of a hospitality resort on the island of Kos. The project involves a comprehensive renovation and in-depth refurbishment of an existing hotel and its conversion into a top-of-the-...

Vivartia Group Financial Restructuring

Alexiou – Kosmopoulos advised the four Greek systemic banks on the restructuring of the senior debt of Vivartia Group, the leading Greek industrial group focused on food and dairy, completed in July 2018. The transaction involved the restructuring of senior exposures in excess...

Shipyards - Special Administration

AKL acted for the consortium of key creditors, namely, Piraeus Bank S.A. and the Hellenic Republic,in proceedings to have the operator of the Skaramangas shipyards, a major domestic supplier of the Hellenic Armed Forces, placed under special receivership (Greek Law 4307/2014,...

Thessaloniki Port Privatization

Alexiou – Kosmopoulos advised the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund on the privatization of Thessaloniki Port Authority S.A. (ThPA), the operator of Greece’s second-largest commercial port, following up on the prior success of the Piraeus port privatization. The...