Panayotis Bernitsas is recognised as a Pioneer on the Mononews100 list of most influential Greeks for 2020. Mononews’ team recognises important Greeks whose work had a great impact on business, banking, politics, art and culture, sports and science. Mononews is a news portal focused on economic, banking, shipping, business and political news and partners with […]
Bernitsas Law has been shortlisted for Greece Law Firm of the Year award at the Chambers Europe Awards 2021. The awards recognise a law firm’s pre-eminence in key jurisdictions in the region. They also reflect achievements over the past 12 months including outstanding work, impressive strategic growth and excellence in client service. They honour the […]
Bernitsas law acted as Greek law counsel to a syndicate of Czech and international banks in relation to €640m secured senior facilities provided to SAZKA Group AS and its subsidiaries, secured among others over the shares of a listed Greek entity. Allen & Overy acted as English, Czech, Slovak and Italian law counsel to the […]
Bernitsas law acted as Greek counsel to Piraeus Bank in connection with its first public NPE securitisation in the Greek market, with a gross book value of €1.92bn comprised primarily of non-performing residential mortgage loans. The securitisation is expected to be enrolled in the Hercules Asset Protection Scheme (Hercules), a guarantee scheme introduced by the […]
Bernitsas Law advise CVC in connection with the acquisition by funds managed or advised by it of a controlling stake in Vivartia Holdings SA (Vivartia). Vivartia is a diversified food company in Greece, with a leading market position in the dairy and drinks, frozen foods and food service and entertainment industries. The transaction was signed […]
Bernitsas Law acted as Greek law counsel to Piraeus Bank in connection with the demerger by way of hive-down of its banking activity sector and its contribution into a new banking entity. The demerger completed on 30 December 2020, further to which the existing Piraeus Bank will become a financial holding company under the name […]
Panayotis Bernitsas is interviewed by Antonis D. Papagiannidis of Greek Business File, a magazine which includes a variety of articles on financial, banking, shipping and business issues of the Greek economy in English.
Bernitsas Law proudly supports Committee Greece 2021 on the bicentennial of the declaration of the Greek War of Independence (1821). The Committee plans the celebration for the landmark anniversary of 200 years since the Greek Revolution of 1821 and organizes a comprehensive layout of projects and events which will aim at reintroducing Greece, from the […]
Bernitsas Law is a proud sponsor of Greece Race for the Cure® which is taking place digitally between 25th and 27th September 2020. Greece Race for the Cure® is one of the most popular races for breast cancer awareness and the largest sports event with a social purpose in Greece. It helps breast cancer organisations […]
Bernitsas Law is a proud sponsor of ELSA Greece’s 6th National Moot Court Competition which is taking place in Athens between 7th and 9th August, 2020.