Acquisition of INDEPENDENT POWER TRANSMISSION OPERATOR
June 20th, 2017KG (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, 2017Kyriakides 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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A landmark decision issued in the Greek employment case law: Greek Court prohibits boycott conducted by employees and their unions
March 21st, 2017In 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, 2017Kyriakides 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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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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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, 2016Kyriakides 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, 2016Elimination 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, 2016Taxation of unlisted Limited Companies (Council of the State no 1896/2016)
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Amerra Capital Management: Acquisition of Andromeda SA.
October 20th, 2016KG 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, 2016KG 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, 2016KG 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, 2016Kyriakides 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, 2016KG 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, 2015KG 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, 2015KG 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, 2015KG 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, 2015KG 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, 2015KG 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, 2014The 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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