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Apr 2018

Bernitsas Law advises consortium on tender for acquisition of DESFA

Bernitsas Law advised a consortium of S.N.T.G.N. Transgaz SA, The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Reganosa Asset Investments, SL and Regasificadora del Noroeste SA in the tender for the acquisition of a 66% stake in Hellenic Gas Transmission System Operator (DESFA). DESFA is a subsidiary of DEPA, the Public Gas Corporation, and owns and […]

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 […]

Mar 2018

Top Band recognition in Chambers Europe 2018

Bernitsas is ranked in the Top Bands by Chambers Europe in their 2018 Guide to Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business. ‘the in-depth understanding of both the legal and business particularities necessary for … complex transactions’ ‘when we have urgent matters they are there 24/7’ ‘passionate about their work’ Banking & Finance Sources praise the firm’s ‘fantastic […]

Feb 2018

The Commercialisation of Healthcare Global Guide 2018

Yannis Chryssospathis, Lambros Belessis and Iris Sotiriou contribute the Greece Q&A Guide to The Commercialisation of Healthcare Global Guide published by Thomsons Reuters Practical Law. This Q&A provides an overview of the regulatory framework for the commercialisation of medical products in Greece. It covers the key requirements for manufacturing, advertising and selling drugs, medical devices, biological products and natural […]

Feb 2018

Delphi Economic Forum III

Bernitsas Law is a sponsor of the Delphi Economic Forum III which takes place on 1-4 March, 2018. Panayotis Bernitsas is a member of the panel on Public Policy Reform, taking place at 10.30 on Saturday 3 March, Day Three of the Conference in the Konstantinos Karamanlis Hall. About Delphi Economic Forum Delphi Economic Forum […]

Feb 2018

M&A Briefing: Special Edition

Our M&A Special Edition Briefing deals with legislative changes affecting the minimum consideration to be offered by bidders to the minority shareholders of targets in mandatory tender offers.

Jan 2018

Bernitsas Law advises Gastrade on Alexandroupolis Natural Gas Project

We are advising Gastrade, the project company, in developing the Alexandroupolis Independent Natural Gas System (INGS) project. This is a cutting edge technology project, with a transaction value of €360m, which comprises an offshore floating unit for the reception, storage and re-gasification of LNG and a system of a subsea and an onshore gas transmission pipeline through which […]

Jan 2018

Antitrust Briefing: Special Edition

Our Antitrust Special Edition Briefing analyses the ruling of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in the Coty case which resolves uncertainties regarding permissibility of online sales bans in selective distribution.

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 […]