• ELIA System Operator

    November 08th, 2018

    We advised ELIA System Operator, the Belgium Electricity Transmission System Operator of the country’s high-voltage transmission system operator (30 kV to 380 kV), operating over 8,600 km of lines and underground cables throughout Belgium. Our services were related to the EUROASIA INTERCONNECTOR, the official EU project developer of the 2,000MW electricity interconnector between Israel, Cyprus, Crete – Attica, Greece and Europe.
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  • Independent Natural Gas System

    November 08th, 2018

    We advised a leading company in the oil & gas industry in relation to the licensing of an Independent Natural Gas System interconnection between Greece and a neighboring country; we rendered numerous opinions for the licensing of the project by the Greek Energy Regulator and have opined on complicated EU regulatory issues under the EU Directive 2009/73 and applicable Regulations.
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  • EDPR S.U.L.

    November 08th, 2018

    We advised EDPR S.U.L. in the first Call for RES Tenders; we performed legal due diligence on several assets and also drafted the joint venture agreements with the local developers; we supported the tender process which resulted to the award of circa 45 MWs.
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  • Paneuropean Oil and Industrial Holdings S.A.

    October 08th, 2018

    We advised Paneuropean Oil and Industrial Holdings S.A. on several issues pertaining to the Greek oil and gas market and the key market players having a leading role and its decision to divest a combined stake of at least 50.1% in Hellenic Petroleum, Greece's biggest oil refiner, via an international tender.
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  • Licensing of a Gas Interconnector

    September 14th, 2018

    We continue to support the sponsor of the infrastructure project related to the licensing of a gas interconnector between Greece and a neighbouring country, which is still pending before RAE (the Greek Regulatory Authority for Energy). The project is to be constructed as an Independent Gas Transmission System with private funds.


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  • Financing of two wind parks (SUMEC Clean Energy Ltd)

    September 14th, 2018

    We advised Alpha Bank in relation to the financing of two wind parks (SUMEC Clean Energy Ltd) controlled by two SPVs of an aggregate capacity of 12,625 MW. Our team is performing a legal due diligence of the Assets as part of the legal services for the financing. 

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  • Sinsin Europe Solar Asset Limited Partnership

    September 14th, 2018

    We advise Sinsin Europe Solar Asset Limited Partnership on the acquisition of a portfolio of pv projects of a size of 15 MWs. The mandate now is to render legal opinions on the process for the enforcement of the pledges over the shares of the Greek SPVs in order to satisfy outstanding claims under the SPA and also to litigate on several venues before the Greek Courts. 

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  • SEVEN ENERGY AG

    September 14th, 2018

    We advise SEVEN ENERGY AG  on all the legal issues arising from the RFP of PPC S.A. dated May 31, 2018 in order to become an Eligible Participant. The Megalopoli Divestment Business and the Meliti Divestment Business will be part of the legal due diligence of our team. We are presently working on the operational aspects of the Divestment Business with a focus on CO2 emissions and the related regulations. 

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  • Axpo Trading AG

    September 14th, 2018

    We advise Axpo Trading AG for the issuance of a Gas Supply License and an Electricity Trading License in Greece. We deal with issues of compatibility of the required documents based on the EU Regulations applicable in parallel with the regulations released by the Greek Energy Regulator.


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  • Ibvogt GmbH

    September 14th, 2018

    Our team has been engaged by Ibvogt GmbH to draft a Master private lease agreement (in English being the working language and a translation thereof in Greek), which would incorporate two options to be exercised at the absolute discretion of the Principal or any other entity indicated by the Principal being that either the private lease agreement shall be repeated in a notarial form or that a notarial purchase agreement shall be executed for the acquisition of the land by the Principal. 

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  • WIRCON GmbH

    September 14th, 2018

    We advise the sponsor - WIRCON GmbH - for the participation of the company via the SPV holding the Projects’ licenses at the next RAE Call for Tenders; we render advice in relation to the Feed in Premium structure, regulatory aspects of the market and have performed an extensive legal due diligence on the PV Assets to be acquired of a size of up to 61 MWs; we have expanded our due diligence on the applicable licensing issues in order to confirm the status thereof.


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  • ABO WIND A.G.

    September 14th, 2018

    We advise the sponsor - ABO WIND A.G. - for the participation of the company via the SPVs holding the Projects’ licenses at the RAE Call for Tenders; we render advice in relation to the Feed in Premium structure, regulatory aspects of the market and have performed an extensive legal due diligence on the PV Assets to be acquired; we have expanded our due diligence on the applicable licensing issues in order to confirm the status thereof.


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  • Blue Grid Gas and Power S.A.

    September 14th, 2018

    We advise Blue Grid Gas and Power S.A.  on the formulation of the proposed contractual agreement based on the commercial head terms for the establishment and contracting of Energy Efficiency Contracts by ESCos with commercial clients with a cogeneration plant established at their premises.

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  • SENFLUGA ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE HOLDING S.A.

    September 14th, 2018

    We advise  SENFLUGA ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE HOLDING S.A. on the debt financing of 64.22% of the cost for the acquisition by the Company of 66% of the shares of Hellenic Gas Transmission System Operator S.A., corresponding to a maximum amount of €350.000.000 (the cost for the acquisition of 66% of the shares of Hellenic Transmission System Operator S.A. being equal to €545.000.000) and primary syndication thereof.  

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  • Public Power Corporation Renewables

    September 14th, 2018

    We advise Public Power Corporation Renewables for the formulation of the tender rules for the selection of a strategic partner to participate in the Biomass CHP Plant Company as an equity partner with a 51% stake.

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  • Advising the consortium of SNAM S.p.A./Fluxys SA-NV/Enagás Internacional S.L.U

    September 14th, 2018

    We continue to have the leading role in the transaction advising the consortium of SNAM S.p.A./Fluxys SA-NV/Enagás Internacional S.L.U on all aspects of the project vis a vis the sellers (i.e. Hellenic Petroleum S.A. and HRADF) as well as for the internal affairs of the members of the Consortium. We represented the Consortium in all negotiation and drafting sessions for the finalization of the Transaction Documents in order to reach signing and closing due to the outstanding conditions precedent. 
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  • AB MODUS ENERGY

    September 07th, 2018

    We advised AB MODUS ENERGY in its entrance in the photovoltaic sector in Greece; we performed due diligence on photovoltaic projects and developed the master projects agreements.

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  • IBVgot GmbH

    August 10th, 2018

    We advised IBVgot GmbH  in relation to its legal issues pertaining to the conclusion of joint ventures agreements in the photovoltaic market.

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  • Advice to State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC) and State Grid Europe Limited (SGEL)

    August 01st, 2018

    Following our advices to State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC) and State Grid Europe Limited (SGEL) on the international public tender for the acquisition of a stake of 24% in the IPTO our team at the post closing period continues to be mandated for the needs of rendering opinions on several legal matters pertaining to the compliance of the IPTO with the clearance of the transaction by DG COMP and with the Certification obligations assessed on the IPTO and its shareholders as monitored both by the Greek Regulator for Energy  (RAE) and DG ENERGY. 

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  • Financing of Wind Farms in Greece backed by the European Investment Bank (EIB)

    July 23rd, 2018

    Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm is pleased to announce that it acted as a joint Greek legal advisor to European Investment Bank and to Alpha Bank A.E. for the financing of two wind parks in northern Greece.

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  • Financing of acquisition of Sbokos Hotel Group

    July 19th, 2018

    Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm is pleased to announce that it advised Alpha Bank in relation to the financing of the acquisition of Golf Residencies SA owning and operating 5 major luxury hotels and resorts mainly in Creta belonging to the Sbokos Hotel Group. 

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  • Deutsche Bank

    July 13th, 2018

    We advised Deutsche Bank in relation to its restructuring of its wind assets in Greece.

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  • IGI POSEIDON S.A.

    July 01st, 2018

    We are supporting Herbert Smith Freehills, as subcontractors, on several Greek corporate and restructuring legal issues which are related to the SPV IGI POSEIDON S.A. and its assets which are energy infrastructure assets (i.e. the IGI POSEIDON – gas interconnector between Greece and Italy, the IGB – Interconnector between Greece and Bulgaria and the EURO ASIA Connector) given the decision of the stake holders to optimise the cooperation thereof from all perspectives.
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  • APICAL GROUP LIMITED

    June 15th, 2018

    We advised APICAL GROUP LIMITED in relation to the legal regulatory framework of biofuels in Greece and developed a study jointly with the Institute of Energy of South East Europe presenting the commercial and industrial issues associated with the biofuels in Greece.
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  • Alpiq Energy SE

    June 01st, 2018

    Our team has been instructed by Alpiq Energy SE to render its legal opinions on several regulatory/commercial matters pertaining to the operation of the newly established in Greece “Hellenic Power Exchange S.A.” in relation to (i) Electricity Trading within the context of the framework already applicable as well as under bilateral agreements to the extent permitted either on the basis of physical deliveries or cash settlements; and (ii) Origination.

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  • Greek law counsel to the McArthurGlen Designer Outlet refinancing

    November 30th, 2017

    Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm proudly announces that it acted as Greek law counsel to the lenders' consortium (consisting of Alpha Bank, Piraeus Bank and HSBC London Plc, Greek Branch) for the refinancing of the McArthurGlen Designer Outlet, Athens – The McArthurGlen Group is Europe’s Leading owner, developer and manager of designer outlet centers.
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  • Acquisition of MINOAN LINES stake in Hellenic Seaways by ATTICA HOLDINGS S.A.

    November 15th, 2017

    Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm advised the listed company MINOAN LINES S.A and its major shareholder GRIMALDI GROUP in the negotiations and conclusion of a framework agreement with ATTICA HOLDINGS S.A. related to its investment in Hellenic Seaways S.A. 

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  • Greek law counsel to the European Bank For Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

    November 15th, 2017

    Kyriakides Georgopoulos LawFirm proudly announces that it has acted as Greek law counsel to the European Bank For Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in relation to the € 150,000,000 loan agreement entered into between (amongst others) EBRD as lender, Cosmote Mobile Telecommunications S.A. as borrower and Hellenic Communications Organization S.A. as guarantor. 

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  • Frigoglass - Debt and Capital restructuring

    November 01st, 2017

    Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm advised the group of Frigoglass, a global leader in the Ice Cold Merchandisers (ICM) and Glass markets, on completing its debt and capital restructuring process.

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  • K – WIND KITHAIRONAS S.A.

    September 14th, 2017

    We advised the National Bank of Greece in relation to the refinancing of one wind park (K – WIND KITHAIRONAS S.A.) of an aggregate capacity of 21 MW and its expansion by 12 MW. Our team performs (a) an extensive legal due diligence; (b) drafting and negotiation of project, finance and security documents; (c) perfection of securities; (d) coordination of CPs fulfilment; (e) shall render legal opinions in relation to each project finance facility, as well as (f) legal support during the construction of the extension of the capacity.

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  • Financing of three wind parks (STEFANER S.A.)

    September 14th, 2017

    We advised Alpha Bank in relation to the financing of three wind parks (STEFANER S.A.)controlled by SPVs of an aggregate capacity of 10,90 MW. Our team is performing a legal due diligence of the Assets as part of the legal services for the financing. 

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  • Acquisition of INDEPENDENT POWER TRANSMISSION OPERATOR

    June 20th, 2017

    KG (ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE) represented STATE GRID OF CHINA for the acquisition of 24% of the INDEPENDENT POWER TRANSMISSION OPERATOR and the closing of said transaction occurred today June 20th.
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  • Serres Solid Waste Management Public Private Partnership Project

    June 20th, 2017

    Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm advised National Bank of Greece (as lender) on a Public Private Partnership (PPP) project for the development, design, financing, construction and operation of a solid waste treatment plant at Serres, in the region of Northern Greece, awarded to the consortium of ARCHIRODON GROUP NV, Intrakat Constructions S.A. and ENVITEC S.A.
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  • Cookpad International Ltd.

    April 28th, 2017

    Kyriakides Georgopoulos advised “Cookpad International Ltd." in the acquisition of the Greek business of online culinary recipe contents via the internet websites named “www.sintagespareas.gr” and “www.cooklikegreeks.com” and related mobile applications and social media outlets. Cookpad is the largest recipe sharing service in the world with over 2.8 million user recipes posted on Cookpad to date, while 63 million users in Japan visit the site each month. Since 2014, Cookpad has expanded internationally and now operates in over 17 languages, 60 countries, and attracts an additional 35 million users per month outside of Japan.

     

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  • Representation of Repsol

    April 03rd, 2017

    KG Law Firm represented Repsol, one the world’s leading oil and gas companies with a presence in over 40 countries, in the negotiations for the conclusion of two (2) Farm Out Agreements (FOAs) with the Greek company Energean Oil & Gas (a leading E&P company with several successful and long standing operations in the region) the signing of which took place at Eneregan’s offices on March 31, 2107. 

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  • A landmark decision issued in the Greek employment case law: Greek Court prohibits boycott conducted by employees and their unions

    March 21st, 2017

    In a case handled by KG Law Firm on behalf of the employer, a leading company in the beverages sector, the Athens First Instance Multi Member Court issued a landmark decision prohibiting boycott acts conducted by former and current employees and their unions against the company and its products.
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  • Acquisition of EURODRIP S.A.

    March 01st, 2017

    Kyriakides Georgopoulos, in cooperation with Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co., Advocates advised the Israeli “RIVULIS IRRIGATION LTD”, one of the leading drip and micro irrigation manufacturers worldwide, in the acquisition, through an all-share transaction, of the Greek “EURODRIP S.A.”, a world leader in manufacturing and supplying integrated drip solutions, with a market presence in over 70 countries and with operating subsidiaries in the U.S., Turkey, Egypt, Jordan, Peru, Mexico and Chile.
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  • Taxibeat Acquisition

    February 17th, 2017

    Kyriakides Georgopoulos acted for the Sellers in the landmark acquisition of Taxibeat limited by Intelligent Apps, a company of the Daimler-Benz Group developing MyTaxi Uber-like service that connects taxis with rider.

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  • Yioula Acquisition

    January 27th, 2017

    Kyriakides Georgopoulos together with Shearman and Sterling (London) acted for the Buyer, BA Glass I – Serviços de Gestão e Investimentos in the acquisition of Yioula Glassworks SA, along with its subsidiary Yalos Holdings (Overseas) Limited (the “Sellers”) of substantially all of Yioula Glassworks SA glass container business.

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  • Thermal/Healing Springs are not common in use goods

    December 09th, 2016

    The State Council has decided (ruling 2389/2016) that thermal/healing springs, when exploited as a healing tool by operating clinics, are not to be presumed as common in use / shared goods according to relevant provisions of the Civil Code.

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  • Merger of WILHELMSEN MARITIME SERVICES AS with SURVITEC GROUP

    November 30th, 2016

    Kyriakides Georgopoulos, in cooperation with Bird & Bird LLP, advised WILHELMSEN SHIPS SERVICE AS (“WSS”), a Norwegian company having one of the largest maritime services networks in the world, in the transfer of its Greek marine safety business to the UK based Survitec Group Ltd, the leading provider of critical safety & survival technology to the marine and defense markets, within the framework of their transaction to merge Wilhelmsen’s marine safety business with Survitec, creating a market leader in safety and survival solutions.
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  • Elimination of the supervision, and responsibility thereof, of the Hellenic Securities Commission related to Investment firms

    October 31st, 2016

    Elimination of the supervision, and responsibility thereof, of the Hellenic Securities Commission related to Investment firms, deriving from portfolio management contracts (Council of the State No 1607/2016)
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  • Taxation of unlisted Limited Companies

    October 31st, 2016

    Taxation of unlisted Limited Companies (Council of the State no 1896/2016)
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  • Amerra Capital Management: Acquisition of Andromeda SA.

    October 20th, 2016

    KG represented Amerra Capital Management in the acquisition of the Greek fish farm group Andromeda SA.
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  • Privatization of ADMIE S.A.

    September 03rd, 2016

    KG advises State Grid of China, in cooperation with Shearman & Sterling, in relation to the privatization process and acquisition of 24% of the shareholding capital of the Greek company (electricity system operator) ADMIE S.A.
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  • Privatization of DESFA S.A.

    September 02nd, 2016

    KG advises SNAM SpA, in cooperation with Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, in relation to the privatization process and acquisition of shares of the Greek company (natural gas system operator) DESFA S.A.
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  • Restructuring of the shareholding and management of DELOITTE GREECE

    July 01st, 2016

    Kyriakides Georgopoulos advised DELOITTE GLOBAL SERVICES LIMITED and DELOITTE GREECE in connection with the restructuring of the shareholding and management of DELOITTE GREECE, comprising the exit of its founding partners from the Greek member firms in the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (“DTTL”) network of member firms and the management shift to the remaining shareholders.
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  • Sale of shares of ECE – LAMDA Hellas S.A.

    January 12th, 2016

    KG advised “ECE Investment International G.m.b.H.”, a German company with leading position in the field of inner-city shopping centers in the sale to LAMDA Development S.A. of its shares in ECE – LAMDA Hellas S.A., a company which manages two of the biggest malls in Greece. KG team was led by Claire Pavlou with the support of Katerina Tzamalouka.
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  • Financing of the development of a waste treatment plant in the region of Serres

    September 04th, 2015

    KG advises NATIONAL BANK OF GREECE on the financing of a PPP Project for the development of a waste treatment plant in Northern Greece.
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  • Privatization of the Port of Thessaloniki Authority

    September 04th, 2015

    KG advises Russian Railways (RZD) in the bidding process for the privatization and acquisition of a majority stake in the Port of Thessaloniki Authority.
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  • Privatization of TRAINOSE S.A.

    September 02nd, 2015

    KG advises Russian Railways (RZD) in cooperation with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (Moscow) in relation to the bid submitted as part of the privatization process and acquisition of the Greek company (railroad service provider) TRAINOSE S.A. as well as of the Greek rolling stock maintenance provider ROSCO SA.
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  • Sale of e-food.gr, the largest online food delivery site in Greece

    May 22nd, 2015

    KG Law Firm advised the Sellers on the transfer of e-food.gr, the largest online food delivery site in Greece, to German company Delivery Hero, one of the largest international players in the online food delivery market.
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  • Refinancing of a wind farm developed by ENERGEIAKI XIROVOUNIOU S.A.

    March 15th, 2015

    KG advised Alpha Bank on a €11.6 refinancing of a wind farm developed by ENERGEIAKI XIROVOUNIOU S.A. a subsidiary of TERNA ENERGY GROUP
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  • Construction of Public Schools through the use of PPPs

    May 12th, 2014

    The Ministry of Development and Competitiveness announced the signing of a Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) agreement for the construction of ten public schools in Attica. KG Law Firm acted in this transaction as the legal advisor to the group of lenders.
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