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Stelios Triantafyllides

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Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC

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Corporate Department and Banking and Finance Department


Partner and head of the Corporate Department and Banking and Finance Department

As head of the corporate team, Stelios Triantafyllides has assisted the most respectable and recognised international companies acting either for the underwriters or the issuers in public offerings and/or private placements and listing of shares on various international exchanges. He advises an array of clients on re-organisations and corporate restructurings, rights issues, mergers and equity raising transactions.

His experience in international secured financing transactions combined with deep product expertise and close links with regulatory authorities in Cyprus has helped him and his team develop innovative solutions for clients, often incorporating complex financing techniques.

Stelios is constantly involved in novel and untested areas of law in the Cyprus legal market and is often called upon to draft or assist in drafting or review legislation. Due to his expertise in Cyprus legal and regulatory matters, he provided continuous legal advice to the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission during the drafting and consultation stages of the Investment Services and Activities and Regulated Markets Law, having also provided such similar support in relation to the Takeover Bids Law of 2007. He has further drafted amendments to the Cyprus Companies Law, which is the main legislation governing corporate matters in Cyprus. He was recently called upon by the Ministry of Finance to draft the first amendment to the Law Regulating Companies Providing Administrative Services and Related Matters of 2012.

Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Corporate Restructuring, General Corporate and Company Law, Tax, Financial Services and Securities Regulation


Stelios Triantafyllides has been a partner of Antis Triantafyllides & Sons since 1983 and has built up the firm’s corporate practice into one of the strongest and most reputable in the country, as a result of his expertise in international, corporate and tax law and cross border international business transactions.


Greek and English


Cyprus Bar Association (admitted in 1984)
Committee on Offshore Business of the Cyprus Bar Council (1988 - 2004)
Committee on the Cyprus Stock Exchange of the Cyprus Bar Council (2000 - present)
Committee on Private Companies of the Cyprus Bar Council (2000 - present)
Committee on Tax Planning of the Cyprus Bar Council (2000 - present)
Board of Directors of the Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency (CIPA) (2006 - 2012)
Ad-Hoc CIPA working group on Sanctions, Chairman (2014 - present)


Oxford University, Worcester College (M.A. (Jurisprudence);
University of California, Berkeley (LL.M.)


Banking and finance

Within: Leading individuals

Stelios Triantafyllides - Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC

Within: Banking and finance

Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLCfrequently acts in the most significant financing and international deals in the region’. The ‘readily accessible’ team acts for lenders, borrowers and security providers. Highlights included advising the Copelouzos Group on the local law issues relating to the financing of a number of project companies, which were involved in the privatisation of 14 regional airports in Greece. European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and JP Morgan are also clients. Stelios Triantafyllides and senior associate Marios Hadjigavriel are ‘concise and very experienced’.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

Stelios Triantafyllides - Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC has 'a super organised, efficient and pragmatic team’ that is ‘extremely responsive and is accustomed to handling large and complex multi-jurisdictional transactions’. It advised Cyprus Phassouri (Zakaki), a member of the CNS Group, on various issues relating to the construction of a large casino resort in Limassol. Stelios Triantafyllides and George Triantafyllides have ‘extensive experience and knowledge and can find solutions as they arise’.

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Within: Tax

Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC is acting for Builders’ Provident Fund in Cyprus in four court cases that have been filed against the Republic of Cyprus concerning the imposition of tax on property transactions. The team has ‘vast experience and expert knowledge’ and its response rates are ‘exceptional’. George Triantafyllides  and Stelios Triantafyllides provide ‘very efficient solutions’.

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