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Sep 2018

Top Band recognition in Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2018

Bernitsas is ranked in the Top Band by Chambers in their High Net Worth Guide 2018. Highly regarded full-service firm Bernitsas has a well-respected team, handling wealth and estate planning, asset protection and estate and business continuity. It also deals with trusts and foundations issues and assists Greek expatriates with international relocation. One source states that […]

Sep 2018

Bernitsas Law advises on Forthnet Sale of ForthCRS

Bernitsas Law advised Linxx Holding SA in their purchase of a majority stake in ForthCRS SA from Forthnet SA. Forthnet SA is a major Greek telecommunications and internet service provider whose stock is traded on the Athens Stock Exchange. ForthCRS SA is a leading software house and service provider in the tourism and travel booking […]

Sep 2018

Bernitsas Law advises First Data in sale of card processing business

Bernitsas Law advised First Data in the implementation of the local leg of the sale of their card processing businesses in Central and South Eastern Europe for €150m from SIA. First Data is a global leader in commerce enabling technology and solutions and listed on the New York Stock Exchange. SIA is a European leader […]

Jul 2018

Bernitsas Law advises CYTA Cyprus in their sale of CYTA Hellas to Vodafone

Bernitsas Law advised CYTA Cyprus in their sale of CYTA Hellas SA to Vodafone-Panafon Hellenic Telecommunications Co. SA. The value of the transaction is €118m. CYTA is Cyprus’ incumbent landline, mobile and broadband internet telecommunications provider. Vodafone-Panafon is a member of the Vodafone Group Plc and a leader in Greece’s fixed, mobile and internet services market. Yannis Seiradakis led the Bernitsas law […]

Apr 2018

Bernitsas Law successfully represents Hellenic Healthcare in merger clearance

Bernitsas Law has successfully represented Hellenic Healthcare Sàrl with respect to the merger clearance procedures before the Hellenic Competition Commission of its acquisition of sole control over both the IASO General SA and the HYGEIA Group. Both acquisitions were cleared unconditionally. Hellenic Healthcare Sàrl is a company controlled by funds advised by CVC. IASO General SA was a […]

Apr 2018

Bernitsas Law successfully represents Attica Group in application for merger clearance

Bernitsas Law successfully represented the Attica Group with respect to its application for merger clearance before the Hellenic Competition Commission in relation to the acquisition of sole control over Hellenic Seaways. This is the biggest merger in the maritime sector to have taken place in Greece. The Attica Group is a leader in the provision of international […]

Jan 2018

Eurobank Redemption of Preference Shares

Bernitsas Law advised Eurobank Ergasias (ERB) in connection with the redemption of the €950,125,000 nominal value preference shares it had issued to the Hellenic Republic under the Greek State bank liquidity support programme in consideration for cash and €900,000,000 principal amount of subordinated notes, qualified as Tier 2 capital instruments under the Capital Requirements Regulation […]