Eleana specializes in securities, corporate and capital markets law and also practices banking and civil law. Her practice includes corporate transformations of listed issuers and tender offers, as well as provision of advice to international credit and financial institutions on their regulatory and other requirements. She joined K&P in July 2017

Credentials

EDUCATION
University of Athens (LL. B in Hellenic Law)
University of Athens (LL.M in Tax Law/Taxation)
Leiden University (LL.M in International Civil and Commercial Law)
LANGUAGES
Greek, English and German
ADMISSION
2016, Court of Appeal
MEMBER OF
Athens Bar Association

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Our firm advised the Joint Coordinators and Bookrunners in connection with the offering of a €130 mln. Bond Loan issued by INTRALOT S.A.

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Our firm advised the Joint Coordinators and Bookrunners in connection with the offering of €100 mln. bonds issued by IDEAL HOLDINGS S.A.

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K&P is the exclusive contributor to the Chambers and Partners Corporate Governance Global Practice Guide for 2023.

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Our firm advised National Bank of Greece on the signing of a Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) with EPSILON NET and its main shareholder.

K&P is the exclusive contributor of the Greek chapter in Chambers & Partners Corporate Governance 2022 Global practice guide

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K&P advised the Joint Coordinators and Bookrunners in connection with bond issuance of €100,000,000 by Safe Bulkers PLC

K&P advises Eurobank on the sale of 80% of its merchant acquiring business to Worldline

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K&P is the exclusive contributor of the Greek chapter in Chambers & Partners Corporate Governance 2021 Global practice guide

K&P advised international banks & investment firms on the €800 million growth Share Capital Increase of Alpha Holdings

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Karatzas & Partners advised Eurobank Ergasias Services & Holdings S.A.

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Karatzas & Partners is the exclusive contributor of the 2020 edition of Lexology Getting The Deal Through Public M&A/ Greek chapter

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Our firm advised Astir Palace Vouliagmenis on €350m bond loan

Our firm advised Bain Capital in the sale and transfer to Trastor REIC of office spaces in the landmark Athens building Politeia Business Center

Our firm has advised HRADF and POIH for the joint sale of 11% in HELLENIQ Energy

Our firm advised National Bank of Greece in the disposal of a 22% stake in NBG by the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund, valued at approximately €1.1 billion

Our firm has proudly advised Lazard Frères SAS, the disposal advisor of the HFSF, in connection with the acquisition of the entire stake of HFSF in Alpha Services and Holdings S.A. by UniCredit

Our firm has advised National Bank of Greece in relation to the issuance of €500 million Tier II bonds.

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NPL Greece Conference 2023

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Our firm has advised BC Partners in its acquisition of Metropolitan college and IEK Akmi

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We are happy to announce the successful completion of a GBP 200 million senior preferred bonds issuance by National Bank of Greece.

Our firm has advised Waterwheel Capital Management, LP in relation to Sunrise III, the latest HAPS securitization transaction originated by Piraeus Bank S.A.

We have advised National Bank of Greece in relation to the issuance of the €500m senior preferred bonds.

Our firm is ranked Tier 1 in all practice areas by IFLR 1000

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Our firm advised Athens International Airport S.A. in connection with its financing amounting to circa €1.1billion.

Our firm advised National Bank of Greece on the signing of Project Frontier II

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Our firm sponsored the 14th National Conference of Corporate In-house Counsel by Nomiki Bibliothiki.

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K&P advised National Bank of Greece on the completion of Project Frontier

K&P advised NBG on the signing of a definitive agreement to form a Joint Venture partnership with EVO Payments

K&P advised the Lead Underwriters in the successful public offer and listing of the common bond loan issued by NOVAL Property

K&P advised PPC S.A. on its capital increase with gross proceeds of €1.35 bn

K&P advised National Bank of Greece on the signing of Project Frontier

K&P is advising Eurobank in its landmark Mexico transaction

K&P advised Autohellas

K&P advised an ad hoc group of noteholders in relation to the restructuring of the debt facilities of Intralot Group companies

K&P acted as legal counsel to PRODEA Investments in connection with the issuance and public offering of a €300 mln 7-year Green Bond

K&P advised the Initial Purchasers in connection with the international offering of PPC's €500 million sustainability-linked notes

K&P is the exclusive contributor of the Greek chapter in Chambers & Partners Blockchain 2021 Global practice guide

Our partner Nikos Fragos has contributed in the "Commercial Contracts Law" publication

K&P is the exclusive contributor of the 2021 edition of Lexology Getting The Deal Through Structured Finance & Securitization / Greek guide

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IFLR1000 announces K&P as Greece's Banking & Finance Law Firm of the Year

Karatzas & Partners ranked as a Top Tier Firm at The Legal 500 EMEA 2021 edition

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Capital Markets Recovery Package - EU Recovery Prospectus (Regulation (EU) 2021/337)

K&P has provided advice in the landmark Vega transaction of Piraeus Bank S.A.

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K&P is the official contributor of the L500 Banking & Finance Country Comparative Guide 2021

K&P participated in the NPL Webinar on Market Perspectives

K&P advised National Bank of Greece

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Law 4727/2020 – Digital Governance, Public and Private Electronic Documents and E-Signatures

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K&P sponsors the 12th National Conference of Corporate Inhouse Counsel

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Karatzas & Partners advises National Bank of Greece

Karatzas & Partners proudly sponsors Delphi Economic Forum V

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Bank of Greece establishes a Central Balance Sheet Data Office

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