Mr Stelios Triantafyllides > Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC > Nicosia, Cyprus > Lawyer Profile

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

Work Department

Corporate Department and Banking and Finance Department

Position

Stelios Triantafyllides has been a partner of the law firm Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC 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 Stelios’s expertise in international, corporate and tax law and cross border international business transactions, he has been described as being “straightforward, experienced on both domestic and international cases, resourceful and hard-working,” (Chambers and Partners Global 2019), as well as an “experienced practitioner with commercial knowledge which makes the processes smooth” (Chambers and Partners Europe 2019).

 
As head of the corporate team, he 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 Cap. 113, which is the main legislation governing corporate matters in Cyprus. He was 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.

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

Career

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.

Languages

Greek and English

Memberships

Committee on Private Companies of the Cyprus Bar Council, Chairman, 2017 – present
Ad-Hoc CIPA working group on Sanctions, Chairman, 2014
Board of Directors of the Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency (CIPA), 2006 – 2012
Committee on Tax Planning of the Cyprus Bar Council, 2000 – present
Committee on the Cyprus Stock Exchange of the Cyprus Bar Council, 2000 – present
Cyprus Bar Association – Admitted in 1984

Education

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

Lawyer Rankings

Cyprus > Banking and finance

(Leading individuals)

Stelios TriantafyllidesAntis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC

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.

Cyprus > Tax

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.

Cyprus > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Hall of Fame)

Stelios TriantafyllidesAntis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC

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’.