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Norton Rose Fulbright

BUILDING K1, 1 PALEA LEOFOROS POSIDONOS & 3 MORAITINI STREET, 175 01 DELTA PALAIO FALIRO, ATHENS, GREECE
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Work +30 210 94 75 300
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www.nortonrosefulbright.com

Vassilis Koroxenidis

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Work +30 210 94 75 338
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Norton Rose Fulbright

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Banking

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Partner

Career

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Greece

Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

Highlights for the β€˜very professional’ team at Norton Rose Fulbright included advising Citigroup, Nordea Bank and other lenders on a $1.3bn Korean ECA-backed loan facility to GasLog. Dimitri Sofianopoulos heads the team, which also includes the β€˜excellent’ Yianni Cheilas, the β€˜experienced’ Vassilis Koroxenidis, and of counsel Theodoros Zafiropoulos.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Demonstrating β€˜an eye for detail’ and a β€˜commercial approach’, Norton Rose Fulbright provides β€˜consistently clear advice’ and is β€˜strong on cross-border transactions’. It advised Piraeus Bank on the tender process for the sale of a 98.5% stake in Piraeus Bank Egypt, and advised one of the founders of Sani Development and Touristic on its sale to private equity investors led by Oaktree Capital Management. Elena Tsohou heads the team. Dimitris Assimakis and Vassilis Koroxenidis are also noted.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

The team at Norton Rose Fulbright is β€˜very professional’ and β€˜commercially aware’. Its recent caseload includes acting for CrΓ©dit Agricole and Alpha Bank in disputes brought by former shareholders of Emporiki. Marie Kelly heads the team, and John Liberopoulos and Vassilis Koroxenidis are also noted. Of counsel Dimitris Rampos is a β€˜good communicator’.

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Energy

Within: Energy

Norton Rose Fulbright’s β€˜level of collaboration is exceptional in all directions’, and the team β€˜possesses deep knowledge of legislation in the energy sector, not just in Greece, but at a European level’. It advised Elpedison Power Generation on the extension and amendment of three bond loans. It is also acting for the Greek state (through the Ministry of Environment and Energy) on the ownership unbundling of ADMIE from the Public Power Corporation. Dimitris Assimakis’s has β€˜first-rate knowledge of the sector’ and Vassilis Koroxenidis is experienced in project financing.

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Projects and privatisation

Within: Projects and privatisation

Norton Rose Fulbright’s β€˜level of collaboration is exceptional in all directions’ and it is β€˜very skilled in project finance’. It acts for the Greek state (represented by the Ministry of Environment and Energy) on the full ownership unbundling of ADMIE from the Public Power Corporation. Dimitris Assimakis, Elena Tsohou, and Vassilis Koroxenidis head the team.

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