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Jun 2017

Bernitsas Law advises NBG on sale of stake in Ethniki Hellenic General Insurance

We advised the National Bank of Greece in connection with their proposed sale of a controlling stake in its subsidiary, Ethniki Hellenic General Insurance SA to EXIN Financial Services Holding BV, pursuant to an international private competitive process. The National Bank of Greece is one of Greece’s four systemic banks, listed on the Athens Exchange and active […]

Jun 2017

Bernitsas Law advises on Metropolitan Hospital Group Acquisition

Bernitsas Law advised CVC Capital Partners (CVC) on the successful acquisition of the Metropolitan Hospital Group (Metropolitan) through a special purpose company controlled by CVC Fund VI. Under the terms of the acquisition, the current management of Metropolitan will remain significant minority shareholders in the Group. The Metropolitan is of the largest private hospitals in […]

Jun 2017

Bernitsas Law advises on Gas Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria (IGB Pipeline)

We are advising the joint venture company ICGB AD on the development of the Gas Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria (IGB Pipeline), which will provide a direct link between the national natural gas systems of Greece and Bulgaria with an entry point in the vicinity of Komotini and an exit point in the vicinity of Stara Zagora. The […]

Jun 2017

Sponsorship of Ghika – Craxton – Leigh Fermor Charmed Lives in Greece Exhibition

Bernitsas Law sponsors the Ghika – Craxton – Leigh Fermor Charmed Lives in Greece Exhibition, at the Benaki Museum between June and September 2017. The exhibition presents the friendship of three significant figures, the artists Nikos Hadjikyriakos-Ghika (1906-1994) and John Craxton (1922-2009) and the writer Patrick Leigh Fermor (1915-2011), from the early years of their acquaintance […]

Jun 2017

May 2017 Monthly Tax Briefing

Greece signed the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Sharing (MLI) and the EU Council adopted Directive (ATAD II) amending the Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive (EU Directive 2016/1164 – ATAD) as regards hybrid mismatches with third countries and EU Directive 2015/2376 on Mandatory Automatic Exchange of Information was […]