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Alexandros Kosmopoulos

Tel:
Work +302103392600
Email:
Web:
www.aklawfirm.gr
Alexiou & Kosmopoulos Law Firm

Work Department

Head of Banking & Finance Practice.

Position

Deputy Managing Partner. Alexandros' fields of legal expertise include Banking & Finance, Corporate and M&A, Project Finance and PPP, Privatizations, TMT, and related tax advice. Alexandros has received individual recognition as a banking and finance practitioner in Greece.

Career

Joined Alexiou & Kosmopoulos in 2007. Hadjiprodromou - Triantaphillou & Partners (1994-2007).

Languages

Greek, English, French.

Member

Athens Law Bar Association.

Education

Athens University Law School. Master's degree (LL.M.) from the University of London.


Greece

Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

Alexiou & Kosmopoulos Law Firm¬†has established a very strong standing in the market and represents all the major Greek banks on financings, regulatory, restructurings, and capital markets work. Recently it advised Eurobank Ergasias on a ‚ā¨65m loan to a shopping centre owner and operator. The firm also advised Alpha Bank on the ‚ā¨35m refinancing for a high-end residential project which includes over a hundred properties.¬†Alexandros Kosmopoulos¬†heads the team, which includes¬†George Zohios.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Alexiou & Kosmopoulos Law Firm is an increasingly regular presence on major, complex corporate finance transactions. The team offers a strong intersection of skills including high-end finance and corporate real estate. Notable highlights include advising HRADF on the sale of the Thessaloniki port. Other clients include Lamda Development, Marguerite Fund and Wizz Air. Alexandros Kosmopoulos heads the three-partner team, which includes Constantine Alexiou and George Zohios.

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Projects and privatisation

Within: Projects and privatisation

Alexiou & Kosmopoulos Law Firm¬†handles major privatisations and development projects. The firm advised HRADF on the ‚ā¨231m privatisation of the port of Thessaloniki. Turning to its work for private sector clients, it continues to represent Lamda Development on all aspects of the Hellenikon project, Europe's largest real estate project, which is located on the site of Athens' former international airport.¬†Alexandros Kosmopoulos, Constantine Alexiou, Helen Alexiou¬†and George Zohios¬†are all recommended.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

Alexiou & Kosmopoulos Law Firm¬†has 'in-depth knowledge of the real estate sector, providing effective, realistic and practical solutions' and is credited for its 'remarkable team spirit'. The firm covers all aspects of the market, and its standing is demonstrated by its ongoing role for Lamda Development on the Hellenikon redevelopment project. On the lender side, it advised Piraeus Bank and Eurobank on the ‚ā¨83.7m bond financing to fund the redevelopment of a landmark resort in Kos. The 'always hands-on'¬†Helen Alexiou¬†provides 'constantly excellent advice', while co-head¬†Constantine Alexiou¬†is 'exceptional in real estate and procurement matters'.¬†Alexandros Kosmopoulos¬†is also 'a valuable asset'.

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Restructuring and insolvency

Within: Restructuring and insolvency

Alexiou & Kosmopoulos Law Firm¬†has a very active team with a strong background in this area, particularly matters with a heavy real estate element. Recently the firm advised the four Greek systemic banks on the ‚ā¨355m restructuring of a major food and drinks group. The firm also represented Piraeus Bank and the Greek government in proceedings to have the Skaramanga shipyards placed under special administration as part of its ‚ā¨1bn restructuring.¬†Alexandros Kosmopoulos¬†and¬†Constantine Alexiou¬†are highly regarded.

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