Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm Advised Lightsource bp

September 2023  Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm’s Energy Infrastructure team acted as legal advisor of Lightsource bp, in the conclusion of an agreement with HELLENiQ Renewables, for the sale of a PV portfolio in the region of Kozani with an aggregate capacity of up to 180 MW. The sale of the projects will be completed gradually upon the start of commercial operations. KG’s involvement was continuous in supporting the seller, LIGHTSOURCE RENEWABLE ENERGY GREECE HOLDINGS (UK) LIMITED, throughout the buyer’s due diligence process and the drafting, negotiation, and finally execution of the…

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm Аdvised Blue Grid Gas & Power

June 2023 Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm advised Blue Grid Gas & Power on the acquisition through its affiliate entity, Bluefuel, being a member of Molgas Energy Holding, of a biogas production unit "Biomesti" with an installed capacity of 999 kW (for which a capacity increase of 999 kW is planned, i.e. a total of 1,998 MW), based in Mesti, Evros. KG supported Blue Grid Gas & Power in various aspects of the deal such as the performance of legal due diligence, provision of advice on deal structuring, corporate support on various aspects, and drafting and negotiation of the transaction…

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm Advised Simply Blue Group

June 2023 Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm's Energy team acted as legal advisor to the Simply Blue Group on its latest collaboration with Archirodon for the launch of “Arcoblue” a partnership aiming to explore the Greek offshore wind market.  This new strategic partnership marks Simply Blue Group’s entry into the Greek market as well as another significant milestone in Simply Blue Group’s commitment to sustainable solutions, particularly in the realm of offshore wind development opportunities in Greece. Our team members Efi Palaiologou (Senior Associate) and Iakovos Koulouris (Associate)…

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm Assisted Frigoglass SAIC

May 2023  Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm has assisted as Greek counsel Frigoglass SAIC in the consensual recapitalisation and restructuring of its group of companies leading to the strengthening of the group’s capital structure, now controlled by the group’s noteholders and by Frigoglass SAIC retaining a minority stake. This has been one of the most complicated and demanding transactions confirming our firm’s capital markets and restructuring teams longstanding expertise working closely with its tax, labor, and IP teams. The KG team has been led by Capital Markets and Restructuring…

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm advised Optima bank S.A.

February 2023  Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm advised Optima bank S.A. in a pioneer transaction for the acquisition of five portfolios of performing loans in the secondary market. It is an innovative deal signifying the return of restructured loans in the banking system after their securitization in 2020. KG team led by senior partner Konstantinos Vouterakos, counsel Vasileios Douzenis, and senior associate Eleana Nounou supported Optima bank throughout the negotiations of the transaction documents, conducted legal due diligence review, and provided advice on the various aspects of the…

KG Advised a Korkia-funded Partnership

December 2022 KG Law Firm’s Energy and Infrastructure team advised a Korkia-funded partnership on the acquisition and development of a pipeline of photovoltaic projects in the mainland of Greece and in Crete, with a targeted total capacity exceeding 1 GW. Korkia’s partners in the development of the photovoltaic projects are the local developers GH Energy and AA Sunshine. This transaction marks Korkia’s entry into the Greek Renewables Market. KG supported Korkia in various aspects of the deal which was completed in September 2022, such as the performance of due diligence, provision of advice…

KG Law Firm Advised Resolute Asset Management Group in Acquiring Piraeus Real Estate Management SA

October 2022 KYRIAKIDES GEORGOPOULOS Law Firm advised Resolute Asset Management Group in acquiring Piraeus Real Estate Management SA and entering into a strategic alliance Service Level Agreement with Piraeus Bank. The KG team was led by Theodore Rakintzis, Partner, Ioanna Kyriazi, Partner, and Maria Karampotsiou, Associate.

KG Law Firm advised Ashtrom Renewables Energy

October 2022 KYRIAKIDES GEORGOPOULOS Law Firm’s Energy Infrastructure team advised Ashtrom Renewables Energy on a transaction that marks the Company’s entry into the Greek Renewables Market through the acquisition and development of a photovoltaic projects pipeline of a total capacity of 541 MW, a part of which is at a late development stage. The Energy team’s involvement was continuous from the performance of the due diligence process up to the closing of the transaction beginning of October.  The team was led by Gus J. Papamichalopoulos (Senior Partner), and included Efi Palaiologou…

Acquisition & Integration of G.E. Dimitriou SA in the Quest Group

September 2022 KG Law Firm advised Quest Group in the absorption and integration of G.E. Dimitriou S.A. in its group through a court-ratified rehabilitation agreement contemplating a €5mln. participation of the listed in the ATHEX Quest Holdings SA in a share capital increase of the target company.  G.E. Dimitriou engages in the business of electronic appliances importing and distributing the Toyotomi, Singer, Kerosun, and Izola brands.  The KG team was led by Theodore Rakintzis, Partner, and Penny Oikonomopoulou, Counsel.

KG Law Firm Advised Mercedes-Benz AG Group

September 2022 KYRIAKIDES GEORGOPOULOS Law Firm advised Mercedes-Benz AG Group, Stuttgart, Germany, in the signing of an agreement for the sale and transfer of all the shares of its Greek subsidiary Mercedes-Benz Hellas to the Swiss Emil Frey Group, which is the largest independent vehicle dealership network in Europe, with over 620,000 sales in 2021.  To ensure a smooth transition the change of ownership will be completed in the first quarter of 2023. The KG team was led by Theodore Rakintzis, Partner, Meletios Andrianos, Senior Associate, and Rodopi Maniati, Associate.

KG Law Firm Advised CC Beverages Holdings II B.V.

September 2022 KYRIAKIDES GEORGOPOULOS Law Firm advised CC Beverages Holdings II B.V., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Coca-Cola HBC, in the acquisition of Three Cents from S.I.C.C Holding Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of IDEAL Holdings SA, a publicly-listed company in Greece, in a transaction involving, among other things, two entities domiciled in Cyprus and Greece of approximately Euro 45 million value (subject to certain closing adjustments). The Company acquired is the owner of the famous super-premium mixer product line under the Three Cents brand, offering artisanal beverages crafted…

KG Law Firm Proud contributors to the Pharmaceutical Advertising 2022 Guide by ICLG

KG LawFirm has shared the latest International Comparative Legal Guide – Pharmaceutical Advertising and Regulations 2022, published by Global Legal Group. The Greek chapter authored by KG Law Firm’s Life Science & Healthcare team covers important issues in pharmaceutical advertising laws and regulations, including promotion of prescription-only medicines to healthcare professionals, prohibition of gifts, events and hospitality, donations, advertisement of non-prescription medicines, and transparency and disclosure. The chapter is available here.