Elias Neocleous & Co



Practice area

IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

Elias Neocleous & Co is one of the largest firms in Cyprus. Its size combined with its cross border capabilities and focus bring in referrals from international firms from around the globe. In 2019 the firm expanded into Western Europe, merging with Jurispectrum in Belgium and Luxembourg. 

In the banking space the firm advises European banks on large-scale financing and acquisitions of loan portfolios. 

The firm advises large international funds and private equity firms on acquisitions of Cyprus entities across various sectors including financial services, real estate and energy. It also advises corporates and high net worth individuals from Ukraine and Russia on a mix of disposals and acquisition of Cypriot assets. 

During the research period banking and corporate lawyer Michael Pelosi joined the firm as counsel from Kreisson Legal in Australia.

Recent Deal Data highlights

•Emma Delta Hellenic Holdings €250 million debt restructuring

•Invel Real Estate Partners and NBG Pangaea €50 million acquisition of Aphrodite Hills Resort and Aphrodite Springs

•Sistema $226.6 million acquisition of 25% in Etalon Group