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Greek Regional Airports

AKL advised the Marguerite Fund on the Greek law aspects of its acquisition of a 10% stake in the two entities that are the grantees of Greek regional airport concessions and the associated management company. The stake was sold by Slentel, a company of the Copelouzos Group,...

Sibling Restructuring

AKL advised Eurobank Ergasias on the debt restructuring of two affiliates that are the owners and operators of retail shopping malls. The transaction closed in December 2017 and involved the injection of €65 million in aggregate bank debt under a total of four facilities...

Hellinikon Master Plan

Helen Alexiou led the AKL team advising Lamda Development on the Hellinikon project master plan, now formally submitted to the State Council (the supreme administrative court) for pre-enactment scrutiny. Once formally issued and having assumed the status of a Presidential Decree...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...