Ms Thenia T. Panagopoulou > Saplegal - A.S. Papadimitriou & Partners Law Firm > Athens, Greece > Lawyer Profile

Saplegal - A.S. Papadimitriou & Partners Law Firm
175 64 ATHENS


Partner – Practice areas:
M&A, Corporate Law, International Transactions, Insurance, Banking & Media Law


Admitted to the Athens Bar Association since 1995; Supreme Court Advocate. Thenia Panagopoulou joined the firm in 2007, following a long career as internal legal counsel of prominent corporations in the financial and media sectors. Thenia has a broad range of experience in the corporate and corporate finance sector. Her experience covers a wide range of corporate transactions. She has particular expertise in advising private equity funds and other investors on mergers and acquisitions, venture capital investments and private equity transactions. She also has extensive experience in financing transactions, ranging from traditional financings to highly leveraged and complex transactions, as well as in corporate and debt restructuring.


Greek, English, German


Athens Bar Association


University of Athens (LL.B); University of Athens (LL.M., Company Law); UCL, University of London (LL.M., Corporate & Commercial Law)

Lawyer Rankings

Greece > Banking, finance and capital markets

(Leading individuals)

Thenia PanagopoulouSaplegal – A.S. Papadimitriou & Partners Law Firm

Distinguished by its ‘deep expertise, up-to-date knowledge of laws and recent developments, and strong network’, Saplegal – A.S. Papadimitriou & Partners Law Firm has a ‘strong track record in financial transactions’. Among its recent work highlights are NPL and bank loan portfolio sales, major loan restructurings, subordinated convertible bond loans, corporate and debt restructurings, and financing agreements. Practice head Thenia Panagopoulou is ‘very commercial and creative in her thinking‘; she is closely supported by senior associate Stergios Frastanlis, who is noted for his ‘solid experience in debt restructuring’.

Greece > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Thenia PanagopoulouSaplegal – A.S. Papadimitriou & Partners Law Firm

Saplegal – A.S. Papadimitriou & Partners Law Firm is ‘excellent in providing solid legal advice while taking into account the commercial aspects of any deal‘. The team’s foremost sectors of expertise are aquaculture, media, healthcare, finance, hospitality and agribusiness, with Evangelos Lakatzis also specialising in acting for venture capital firms, private equity funds and various investors. Thenia Panagopoulou has ‘extensive experience in M&A’ and also highly acclaimed for joint ventures, group reorganisations and strategic alliances; she and Lakatzis lead the department, which also includes senior associate Eleni Likou, a specialist in commercial contracts, consumer protection and credit facilities.

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