Zepos & Yannopoulos


280 Kifissias Ave

+30 210 6967 000

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Managing Partner: Dimitris Zepos
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Number of lawyers: 91
Languages: Greek, English, German, French, Spanish, Italian

We are a leading Greek law firm known for its long heritage, legal acumen and integrity. 

As a full-service business law firm, we take pride in our distinctive mindset and offering. This shows not only in responsiveness, but also our ability to field versatile, approachable, easy-to-work teams of practitioners who truly understand our clients’ interests. 

Our strong international orientation is echoed in our struc¬ture, standards and approach, and ultimately attested in the profile of our client base, our rankings and the network of our affiliations and best-friend law firms around the world. Established in 1893, we know that change, whether in the legal or economic environment, is inherent to our jurisdiction; we are accustomed to implementing untested legislation, structuring innovative solutions and putting our bold legal argumentation to the service of our clients. 

We advise corporations from all commercial and industrial sectors, financial institutions, non-profits, startups and high-net-worth individuals, working closely with regulators and all major professional service firms. For more details on our firm and practice please visit our website at www.zeya.com.

  • 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

Mergers & Acquisitions:
Stefanos Charaktiniotis

Finance & Capital Markets
Christina Papanikolopoulou

  • 12 October 2021 - Zepos & Yannopoulos advised on the sale of SomewhereWarm to WooCommerce
  • 21 September 2021 - Zepos & Yannopoulos assisted KPS Capital Partners on the Greek leg of the acquisition of the European tinplate business from Crown Holdings Inc.
  • 22 July 2021 - Sustainability-linked Bond Offering of Public Power Corporation S.A. (PPC S.A.)21 July 2021 - High Yield Bond Offering of Motor Oil (Hellas) Corinth Refineries S.A. (Motor Oil)
  • 6 July 2021 - Zepos & Yannopoulos advises Alpha Bank in Project Galaxy, the second largest state guaranteed securitisation in Europe
  • 6 July 2021 - Zepos & Yannopoulos advised Unilever Group in the sale of its Greek business unit of tomato products to MINERVA
  • 5 July 2021 - Zepos & Yannopoulos advises Intrum on Piraeus Bank’s Project Sunrise I
  • 16 June 2021 - Zepos & Yannopoulos acts as Greek Counsel to AXA in the sale of its Greek subsidiary AXA Insurance S.A. to Generali
  • 1 June 2021 - Zepos & Yannopoulos serves as Greek Counsel to Mondelēz International during milestone acquisition of Chipita
  • 19 March 2021 - Zepos & Yannopoulos advises Piraeus Bank in the first synthetic securitisation of performing SME and corporate loans in Greece
  • 12 March 2021 - Landmark offering of sustainability-linked bond by PPC S.A.
  • 23 February 2021 - Zepos & Yannopoulos advises BrookLane Capital in its recent LBO transaction for the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Alpha Investment Properties II S.A. (AIP 2), a real estate portfolio holding company ultimately owned by Alpha Bank group
  • 23 February 2021 - Zepos & Yannopoulos advises Bain Capital in the acquisition of a secured non-performing corporate loan portfolio by National Bank of Greece S.A. (Project Icon)
  • 08 February 2021 - Zepos & Yannopoulos advised Intrum Group in Project Iris
  • 03 January 2021 - Zepos & Yannopoulos advised JPMorgan Chase Bank in the first ever utilities receivables securitization in the Greek market
  • 12 October 2020 - Advised EIF and EBRD in Avis Greece green mobility securitization - €130 million securitisation transaction
  • 7 August 2020 - Advised Pancreta Bank on the first transformation of a cooperative bank to société anonyme
  • 10 June 2020 - Advised Alantra and Mediobanca as Arrangers, and Citibank as Security Trustee, Paying Agent, Cash Manager and Account Bank (€7.5 billion)
  • 25 May 2020 - Advised on the acquisition of divestment assets of NIREUS and SELONDA
  • 25 May 2020 - Advised on the sale of majority stake in BONAPLAST
  • 18 February 2020 - Advised on the flagship HELPE acquisition of 204 MW RES project (€130 million)

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