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

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 > Tax

The highly experienced tax practitioners at Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC advise corporates and individuals on a broad cross-section of Cypriot tax issues relating to cross-border and local transactions in a variety of industry sectors. Its client base includes local and international groups of companies, as well as financial and other local and international institutions. The litigation department, which is led by George Triantafyllides, is regularly involved in various high profile tax cases. Stelios Triantafyllides is another key member of the practice.

Cyprus > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Hall of Fame)

Stelios TriantafyllidesAntis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC

Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC acts for domestic and international commercial and investment banks, insurance companies, financial services companies and other companies such as media and entertainment companies. Other clients include companies from the technology, telecoms, food and beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Practice head Stelios Triantafyllides has advised on numerous high-profile Russian M&A deals where there has been a significant Cypriot dimension. It also acts for buyers and sellers from all over the world and is able to cover associated tax and regulatory matters. The group frequently advises on public and private securities offerings, and securities law compliance, as well as local and cross-border M&A. Corporate restructurings are another core area of activity.

Cyprus > Banking and finance

(Leading individuals)

Stelios TriantafyllidesAntis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC

Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC‘s experienced team handles a wide spectrum of complex and high-value secured and unsecured finance and refinancing transactions. Key areas of focus include project finance and syndicated loans, in addition to subordinated and mezzanine financing. Stelios Triantafyllides heads up the department, which is also well-versed in regulatory, compliance and licensing issues. Triantafyllides has considerable expertise in international secured financing transactions. The team has recently been involved in a substantial number of NPL portfolio sales and participation deals, where it acts for both sellers and buyers. Marios Hadjigavriel and Christiana Vassiliou are among the other key members of the group, which acts for a variety of major international lenders, arrangers and facility agents, as well as borrowers and guarantors. James West primarily focuses on large secured and refinancing transactions that relate to property and infrastructure development in the Russian Federation.