Koutalidis Law Firm


The Orbit
115 Kifissias Ave
Athens 115 24

+30 210 3607 811

+30 210 3600 069

Key contacts:

Managing Partner: Nikos C. Koritsas
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Number of lawyers: 56
Languages: Greek, English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Armenian

Koutalidis Law Firm was founded in 1930 and is regarded as one of the most prestigious top tier law firms in Greece. Our firm is well known for our in depth understanding of clients´ businesses that enables us to deliver the quality of advice and service they expect.

We have advised on most of the high profile and ground breaking transactions in Greece and are privileged with an excellent and varied client list that includes leading Greek and foreign corporations, multinational enterprises, major investment and commercial banks and financial institutions.

  • Asset finance
  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Derivatives
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Capital markets: High yield
  • Competition
  • Covered bonds
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Hedge funds
  • Investment funds
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Private equity funds
  • Project bonds
  • Project development
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Real estate funds
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Securitisation
  • Structured finance/securitisation
  • Trade finance

Privatizations & Major Public Works-Concessions:
Nikos Koritsas (nkoritsas@koutalidis.gr)
Ioannis Kaptanis (gkaptanis@koutalidis.gr)

Banking and Finance, and Restructuring:
Nikos Koritsas (nkoritsas@koutalidis.gr)
Effie Papoutsi (epapoutsi@koutalidis.gr)

Capital Markets & Securities:
Katia Protopapa (kprotopapa@koutalidis.gr)
Effie Papoutsi (epapoutsi@koutalidis.gr)

Mergers & Acquisitions:
Katia Protopapa (kprotopapa@koutalidis.gr)

Koutalidis recent work includes advise to:

  • 2022 - Viva Wallet on the agreement with J.P. Morgan to acquire an ownership stake of approximately 49% on a €1.5 billion valuation by JPM.
  • 2022 - United Group B.V. in its acquisition of WIND Hellas, one of Greece’s three mobile operators with a total of 4.2 million users and revenues in excess of EUR 500 million annually.
  • 2022 - NN Group on the acquisition of MetLife’s business in Greece
  • 2022 - Cohn Robbins Holdings Corp. (NYSE: CRHC) in connection with the public listing on the NYSE of Allwyn Entertainment (the group-wide brand of SAZKA Entertainment AG) with a total enterprise value of approximately $9.3 billion
  • 2021 - Macquarie Group on the acquisition of a 49% ownership interest in the Hellenic Electricity Distribution Network Operator (HEDNO) for € 2.116 bn,
  • 2021 - Doordash Inc., the largest food delivery company in the United States, in its acquisition of the Finnish food-delivery company Wolt Enterprises.
  • 2021- DESFA on its €505 million common bond load, arranged by the four systemic banks, i.e. Alpha Bank S.A., Eurobank S.A., National Bank of Greece S.A., and Piraeus Bank S.A. where Eurobank S.A. acted as bondholder agent and administrative agent
  • 2021 - Macquarie Group on the acquisition of a 49% ownership interest in the Hellenic Electricity Distribution Network Operator (HEDNO) for € 2.116 bn,
  • 2021 - Nexi S.p.A on its agreement with Alpha Bank SA for the establishment of a strategic long-term partnership for Alpha Bank’s merchant acquiring business unit in Greece with an agreed Enterprise Value (EV) at Euro 307 million
  • 2021 - Advising Alpha Bank on its Euro 500M Senior Preferred bond issuance which has a 6.5-year maturity and is callable in year 5.5 with a coupon of 2.5% and a yield of 2.625%. The bond is listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange – EuroMTF Market,
  • 2021 - Eurobank on the sale of 80% of its subsidiary, FPS, to DoValue (Project Europe)

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  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Fisheries and aquaculture
  • Food and beverage
  • Gaming
  • Government and public policy
  • Healthcare
  • Industrials
  • Insurance
  • Investment management
  • Media
  • Mining
  • Natural resources
  • Oil and gas
  • Pharm and life sciences
  • Real estate
  • Social infrastructure
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Tourism
  • Transport
  • Utilities