Antis Triantafyllides & Sons

Cyprus

IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

Established in 1955, Antis Triantafyllides & Sons is a leading Cypriot firm with a team of more than 30 legal professionals based in Nicosia. 

 

Focusses / specialisms 

The firm is active across all transactional areas and regularly acts as local counsel on cross border transactions. 

The firm often advises domestic and international banks on lending, debt restructuring and capital markets mandates. In recent years it has also worked on NPL sale transactions.  

The firm also advises in M&A, and project development issues. 

 

Key clients 

The firm represents the Bank of Cyprus, Hellenic bank and Astrobank. 

 

Research period review: 30th edition (2019/2020)  

During the research period the firm was active in banking and finance, capital markets, M&A and projects. 

In the area of banking and finance the firm advised lenders in project financing and syndicated loan agreements, as well as providing due diligence on borrowers. It also assisted investors in real estate financing 

The firm advised on both debt and equity capital markets issues. It advised the issuers in an IPO and on multiple bond issues, as well as advising banks in their roles as arrangers in bond issues. 

The firm worked closely with investors in M&A, advising investors in the tourism, technology and FMCG sectors. It also advised buyers and sellers in domestic and international acquisitions. 

In project development work the firm aided investors in the development of apartments. 

 

Deal highlights: 30th edition (2019/2020) 

ASG $300 million 7.875% bond issue  

Eurogate Container Terminal Limassol financing  

HeadHunter Group Nasadq IPO  

Mitsubishi UFJ Trust €13 million acquisition of Point Nine  

Unifrutt €15 million 7.5% bond issue 

 

Client feedback: 30th edition (2019/2020) 

Banking 

“They have good communication and access to contacts.” 

“Always provides quality, practical and swift advice. Also assists in the neighboring areas like corporate and litigation.” 

“Very knowledgeable, very responsive, always able to meet strict deadlines, proactive, able to reach them on urgent matters.” 

“In-depth analysis of legal issues and twenty-four seven availability of senior partners” 

 

M&A 

“ATS is the best law firm in Cyprus, hands-down. They are a first-class, highly responsive firm with excellent lawyers.” 

“Responsive, detailed, knowledgeable, available, enjoyable to work with, honest and transparent on fees.” 

“Thorough, detailed, work beyond the normal timetable and provide quick responses.” 

“The partners and associates of the firm are extremely competent in their respective areas of practice and provide the highest level of legal services.” 

“Acted promptly, delivered on time and within the agreed fee.” 

“They are punctual, time efficient, practical and always stay on tasks without having ego driven discussions.” 

 

Private equity 

“Very responsive, well informed, great in cooperation with multiple law firms.” 

 

Emily Tornaritis and James West 

“Very knowledgeable and responsive.” 

 

Marios Hadjigavriel 

“Friendly, knowledgeable, trustworthy and available.” 

“Identifying risks and workload” 

“Hardworking, responsiveness, knowledge of the industry and the ability to present all possible risks.” 

“Marios has extensive banking experience having previously worked as Internal Legal at one of the largest banks on the island.” 

 

Sofia Kontou 

“Very responsive, working late hours if needed, pro-active, organised, knowledgeable and meets strict project deadlines.” 

 

Stelios Triantafyllides 

“Excellent know how in the senior partner Stelios Trisntafylludes.” 

“Best corporate and finance lawyer in Cyprus. Top technical skills, excellent judgment and deep experience.” 

“In depth knowledge and vast experience in the field of international business companies and finance in Cyprus, as well as in the field of Cyprus International Trusts and regulatory matters concerning the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission.” 

“Always responsive and at any time of the day including public holidays.” 

“He is very dynamic, hands on and always available.” 

“Stelios has good people skills, creativity and knowledge of the local and international market.”