Firm Profile > Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC > Nicosia, Cyprus

Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC
CAPITAL CENTER, 9TH FLOOR
2-4 ARCH. MAKARIOS III AVENUE
1065 NICOSIA
Cyprus

Cyprus > Banking and finance Tier 1

Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC fields an experienced team adept in handling complex and high-value financing and refinancing transactions both secured and unsecured on the international and domestic markets. It is skilled in all aspects of such deals from project financing and mezzanine financing, through to structured financing and securities enforcement. The 'responsive and thorough' practice, led by Stelios Triantafyllides, is also praised for its advice on regulatory matters and licensing. Clients include high-profile international lenders, arrangers and facility agents alongside borrowers, guarantors and security providers. Senior managing associate Marios Hadjigavriel is recommended along with Christiana Vassiliou Miliou, who has worked on a significant number of complex financings.

Practice head(s):

Stelios Triantafyllides

Other key lawyers:

Marios Hadjigavriel; Christiana Vassiliou Miliou; James West

Testimonials

‘Experience and knowledge of the industry’.

‘Its banking and finance team is comprised mostly of ex-banking-internal-legal people which makes it stand out as against competitors in that the lawyers know how the system works’.

‘Very responsive, good value’.

‘Stelios (partner), James West (associate) know their stuff and provide good value ’.

‘Very experienced on banking matters and very responsive team’.

‘James West is very experienced and helpful’.

‘The team consistently delivers so the transaction runs smoothly’.

Key clients

APS Debt Servicing Cyprus Ltd

AstroBank

Bank of Cyprus Public Company Ltd

ContourGlobal

Credit Suisse

Deutsche Bank

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Goldman Sachs

Hellenic Bank Public Company Ltd

VTB Bank

Cyprus > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

The team at Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC is led by Stelios Triantafyllides who has ‘exceptional communication skills, market awareness, project creativity and vast experience of multijurisdictional transactions’. The group has acted in numerous high-profile Russian M&A transactions with a Cypriot element. It acts for a vast array of commercial and investment banks as well as insurance companies and other corporate entities in various sectors such as media and entertainment, food and beverages and the pharmaceutical industry. It also advises high-net-worth individuals and is renowned as being one of the strongest in the market for mergers, acquisitions and the takeovers of publicly listed companies. The team consists of ‘individuals who are proactive, hardworking, very knowledgeable and are always ready to meet strict deadlines’.

Practice head(s):

Stelios Triantafyllides

Other key lawyers:

Alexey Podlesny

Testimonials

‘Very disciplined and knowledgeable team of legal professionals that provides timely advice tailored to our specific needs on a case by case basis. Expertise in various areas of law and in-depth understanding of the financial, banking and fiduciary industry as well as capability to advise on complex regulatory issues. The firm provides an optimum service in terms of high quality transactional work combined with a practical and client oriented approach. ’

‘Client service and professionalism are above expectations with excellent professional and personal attributes, which give the basis for strong and continued cooperation. Performance continuously exceeds what is expected. The expertise in international, corporate and tax law and cross-border international business transactions is at the highest levels. Always brief, concise and to the point. Highest quality of advice on both corporate, banking, finance and regulatory matters. Stelios Triantafyllides has exceptional communication skills, market awareness, project creativity   and  vast experience with multi jurisdictional transactions’.

‘We have been cooperating with Antis Triantafyllides & Sons for more than a decade where we have a great business relationship. It is a very knowledgeable team, which is flexible and ready to adopt to new challenges’.

‘In-depth industry knowledge, multijurisdictional awareness, client focused approach ’

‘Long established, excellent reputation, high quality partners, always available and ready to handle practically any corporate legal matter no matter how complex – reasonable and transparent billing’.

‘Top quality knowledge in corporate legal matters, always available, approachable and easy to communicate with, speed of execution, clear and unambiguous advice’.

‘The team is the most experienced in the public takeover regime in Cyprus’.

Key clients

AECOM

Cyprus Chambers of Commerce and Industry

Swissport International

Hennes & Mauritz

NCH Group

Renaissance Group

Schlumberger Oil

Etalon Group

Intel Corporation

VTB

Cyprus > Dispute resolution Tier 1

George Triantafyllides leads a first-rate team at Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC that advises on the full spectrum of contentious matters and is renowned for its experience in multijurisdictional disputes. It has particular expertise in interim order applications, Norwich Pharmacal orders and all other types of disclosure orders and freezing orders. The team is well-equipped to advise on disputes before all the courts and tribunals in Cyprus including the Employment Tribunal, the Rent Tribunal and the Tenders Review Authority. It is also adept at handling matters before the Commission for the Protection of Competition as well as on all aspects of mediation and arbitration. Associate Theodoros Economou is also highly regarded.

Practice head(s):

George Triantafyllides

Other key lawyers:

Theodoros Economou

Testimonials

‘Professional and competent team workers – enthusiastic ’.

‘George Triantafyllides is a profound lawyer, with in-depth knowledge and competence ’.

‘The firm is one of the oldest leading firms in Cyprus and many of its members have excelled during the past decades. The lawyers provide very professional services to the highest standards. Always within the strict limits of ethics and respect to colleagues and of course to the Court’.

‘The lawyers always give personal attention to the client and they are ready to discuss with him and exchange views regarding the case. Head partner George Triantafyllides enjoys the highest esteem amongst all the members of the legal profession as well as amongst the members of the judiciary’.

Key clients

Public Joint Stock Company “PrivatBank”

Hellenic Bank Public Company Ltd

Google Inc. and Google LLC

Motor Oil (Hellas) Corinth Refineries S.A.

Hennes & Mauritz AB

Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission

Martin Coward

S & T Equity (Overseas) Limited

VTB Bank Group of companies

Public Joint Stock Company “Bank Credit DNEPR”

Cyprus > Tax Tier 2

The tax practitioners at Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC are integrated into the firm’s transactional teams and advise corporations and individuals on a wide range of local tax issues as they arise during large scale international and local deals. Stelios Triantafyllides and George Triantafyllides co-head the tax practice, which advises local and international groups of companies as well as financial and other local and foreign international institutions. The firm’s litigation department is also regularly involved in various high-profile tax disputes.

Practice head(s):

Stelios Triantafyllides; George Triantafyllides

Key clients

Builder’s Provident Fund

The firm: The law firm of Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC was founded in 1955. It is one of the oldest and best established law firms in Cyprus providing high-quality legal services in all areas of law to corporations, institutions, government entities and high-net-worth individuals. Its main practice focuses on domestic and international corporate and banking and finance law, it also boasts one of the strongest litigation teams in the country and a leading tax department. The firm currently employs 72 staff, including 35 lawyers and legal consultants.

Antis Triantafyllides, the founder of the firm, was the Cyprus member of the Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce throughout the greater part of his legal career.

The firm offers an optimum service to clients in terms of high-quality transactional work combined with practical advice, demonstrating a depth of knowledge and technical expertise in a number of fields including financial services and regulation, structured finance and debt capital markets, and public and administrative law.

The highly trained team successfully provide a blend of local expertise with an international outlook to provide exact and comprehensive advice to both domestic and international clients.

Areas of practice: Banking and finance: the highly experienced banking and finance team handles secured and unsecured lending, international high-value financing and refinancing transactions, including project financing, syndicated, subordinated and mezzanine financing, and related securities such as share pledges, floating charges and financial collateral. The firm regularly advises on compliance and banking regulatory and licensing requirements, asset preservation and security enforcement and procedures. The highly experienced members of the team bring the wealth of their experience to the department, making it one of the strongest in the country.

Capital markets: the capital markets practice specialises in debt and equity capital markets, derivatives and structured finance, securitisation, corporate trust and agency. The team regularly acts on public offerings for regulated and non-regulated markets internationally and locally, as well as private placements, Eurobond issues, reverse takeovers etc, acting for issuers, underwriters and lenders.

Corporate and company: the corporate department constitutes the cornerstone of the firm’s practice. The experience of the highly reputable and exceptionally specialised team is second to none in Cyprus. The department’s practice covers the formation, acquisition and sale of Cyprus companies, shareholder agreements and corporate governance issues, capital raising transactions, local and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, management buy-outs and earn-outs, corporate management, and redomiciliation of companies in and out of Cyprus.

Financial services and securities regulation: the firm has unprecedented expertise in this area of Cyprus law, and together with years of experience, leads the thinking on regulatory developments in the financial and investment sectors.  It helps and guides clients in lobbying on, planning for, and implementing changes as they occur. The team maintains day-to-day contact with the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission and is often engaged in drafting legislative amendments in this area of law. The firm has in-depth and technical knowledge of financial services regulation laws including MiFID, MiFID II, laws regulating funds and investment collective schemes, and advises asset managers, investment banks, investment firms and brokers/agents on fund and manager formation and distribution and regulatory issues.

Litigation, arbitration and mediation: the litigation team is considered one of the best in Cyprus and covers all areas of general and commercial law. The firm offers a wide range of dispute resolution and mediation, representation of clients before all national courts and tribunals as well as domestic and international arbitration under internationally recognised arbitration bodies. The team also specialises, non-exhaustively, in interim order applications, Norwich Pharmacal orders and other types of disclosure orders, as well as freezing orders.

Tax: the tax department has a reputation for developing effective solutions that are both tax-efficient and practical. The firm’s tax practitioners are integrated into transactional teams and advise corporations and individuals on a wide range of Cypriot tax issues arising in the context of international and local transactions, including court disputes.

Department Name Email Telephone
Banking and finance
Capital markets
Competition
Constitutional, public and administrative
Contract
Corporate and company
Data protection
Employment
Energy
Financial services and securities regulation
Immigration
Insolvency
Intellectual property
Litigation, arbitration and mediation
Mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate restructuring
Real estate and construction
Tax
Trusts
Photo Name Position Profile
Ms Olga Adamidou  photo Ms Olga Adamidou Advocate Olga Adamidou’s focus is on corporate, banking and finance transactions, with…
Mr Marios Hadjigavriel  photo Mr Marios Hadjigavriel Senior Managing Associate Marios Hadjigavriel has been extensively involved in large scale…
Mr George Loizou  photo Mr George Loizou Advocate George G. Loizou specialises in cases relevant to Corporate Litigation, Banking…
Ms Nataly Partassidou  photo Ms Nataly Partassidou Advocate Nataly Partassidou has specialized experience in Banking Law, Competition law, Labour…
Mr Stelios Triantafyllides photo Mr Stelios Triantafyllides Stelios Triantafyllides has been a partner of the law firm Antis Triantafyllides…
Mr George Triantafyllides  photo Mr George Triantafyllides George Triantafyllides is a partner in Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC and…
Ms Christiana Vassiliou  photo Ms Christiana Vassiliou Advocate Christiana Vassiliou has worked with domestic and multinational clients including banking…
Mr James West  photo Mr James West Advocate James West focuses primarily on advising and representing major international financing…
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Managing Partner : George Triantafyllides
Managing Partner : Stelios Triantafyllides