Karatzas and Partners Law Firm

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Our partners Catherine Karatzas, Alexandra Kondyli, Alexander Metallinos and Georgios Minoudis updated the Karatzas and Partners' Q&A regarding the current state of M&A market, the legal framework and other useful information as to the preparation, the documentation and the M&A strategy under the Greek jurisdiction. The Q&A is a structured guide to M&A law and practice in Greece and it is now live on Lexology Navigator.

To see the Q&A click here...

For an eighth consecutive year, Karatzas & Partners was named Best Firm in Greece at the Euromoney Legal Media Group's annual Europe Women in Business Law Awards, held on 14 June at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower in London.

Our managing partner, Catherine Karatzas, has been recognized as one of the IFLR Women Leaders for 2018. Catherine is the only female managing partner of a major law firm in Greece and in our law firm women are the majority at all levels of seniority. This fact, our commitment to equal opportunities and our support to the development of women in the legal profession, have been acknowledged through numerous IFLR Women in Business Law Awards.
Our firm was a proud sponsor of the Athens Law School team which participated in the "Leiden - Sarin Air Law Moot Court 2018" in Seoul, South Korea. The Athens Law School team won first place in the defendant's written pleadings category and fourth place in the plaintiff's pleadings category.
We advised B2Holding as participant bidder throughout the two-stage bidding process initiated by Alpha Bank, for the above sale and transfer of the portfolio, which initially had a value of total exposures of approximately EUR2.5 billion. During the second phase of the process, Alpha Bank upsized the transaction by adding a smaller portfolio (of similar characteristics) bringing the total exposure to approximately EUR1.1 billion.
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