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Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 2

Papapolitis & Papapolitis

Papapolitis & Papapolitis' expanding team often leads on highly complex banking and capital markets transactions. The firm has been active on the NPL side, where it advised investors such as Apollo Capital Management on bids for portfolios. The firm also advised GEK Terna Group, a construction company, on a ‚ā¨120m bond listing on the Athens Stock Exchange. Managing partner¬†Nicholas Papapolitis¬†and¬†Nikolaos Katsaros¬†jointly lead the team.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

Papapolitis & Papapolitis

Papapolitis & Papapolitis is popular with investment funds and international law firms for M&A, including private equity deals. The firm advised Fortress Investment Group on its purchase of a gigawatt of wind farms from the Libra Group. Another highlight was advising Castlelake on its investment in Invel Real Estate Partners, indirectly giving it a majority stake in NBG Pangaea, Greece's largest listed real estate investment company. Managing partner Nicholas Papapolitis shares leadership of the team with Evi Tsilou.

Leading individuals

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Papapolitis & Papapolitis

Papapolitis & Papapolitis¬†is a popular choice for commercial and administrative disputes, enforcement proceedings and international arbitration. The team, led by¬†George Gravias, recently advised Intracom in a ‚ā¨89.5m dispute with Teledome and its shareholders, over claims of alleged unethical behaviour. Senior partner¬†John Papapolitis¬†is also recommended.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 3

Papapolitis & Papapolitis

George Gravias heads the well-regarded team at Papapolitis & Papapolitis, which provides strong support and stand-alone contentious and non-contentious advice to clients. The firm acts for an array of international and domestic companies, including Intrakat, Philips, the Olayan Group and Intracom Telecom.

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Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 3

Papapolitis & Papapolitis

Papapolitis & Papapolitis stands out for its transactional credentials, having advised on several major buyouts in the past year. The largest was Fortress Credit Corp's multi-million Euro acquisition of a 1GW wind farm portfolio from the Libra Group. Nicholas Papapolitis is very well regarded.

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Projects and privatisation
Projects and privatisation - ranked: tier 2

Papapolitis & Papapolitis

Papapolitis & Papapolitis regularly represents private sector clients in this area. Recently, it assisted Morgan Stanley with its role as financial advisor to HRADF on the sale of the Thessaloniki port. Other clients include Lamda Development and Intrakat. John Papapolitis and George Gravias both have strong experience.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 1

Papapolitis & Papapolitis

Papapolitis & Papapolitis¬†has an excellent track record for advising on high-end complex mandates across the commercial, retail, industrial, residential and hospitality sectors. The team is one of several advising Lamda Development on its interests in the ‚ā¨8bn Hellinikon project. The firm also advised Apollo Capital Management on its acquisition of a securitised commercial real estate portfolio from Piraeus Bank.¬†John Papapolitis¬†and¬†George Gravias¬†come highly recommended.

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