Department profile submitted by Bernitsas Law
Our practice is one of the foremost in Greece with an expertise in both benchmark and mainstream domestic and cross-border transactions.
We act for international and domestic banks, investment firms and other financial institutions, insurance companies, funds and public and private companies which do business in Greece.
Over the last three decades, we have participated in the vast majority of significant deals to have taken place in terms of both complexity and value and have structured and executed numerous pioneering transactions. An integral part of our practice is drafting and reviewing complex documentation, including for the refinancing, rescheduling or restructuring of borrowers, in most cases involving security over assets located in Greece or corporate guarantees by Greek companies.
The Firm works with international investment banks, regularly interfacing with the regulators, to develop financing and capital raising techniques. We represent the full range of stakeholders (corporates, credit and financial institutions and the Hellenic Republic) and have unrivaled experience in acting in equity and debt capital markets transactions across a variety of industry sectors including financial, telecommunications, energy, gaming, utilities, pharmaceutical, food and retail.
We are specialised in: Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Financial Services Regulation, Foreign Direct Investment, Restructuring & Insolvency, Securitizations.