Managing Partner of the Firm. Head of M&Α practice area. Studies: University of Athens Faculty of Laws (LLB); London University (LLM in International Business Law, 1989). Professional Experience: Associate at Koutalidis Law Firm (1990-96). Partner of Koutalidis Law Firm (1996 until 2011). Managing Partner of Koutalidis Law Firm (from 2011 until today). Involved in most of the top tier projects of Koutalidis Law Firm in the areas of M&A, Privatizations, Banking & Finance and Project Finance. Member of the Board of Directors of Athens Medical Center S.A. and the Association of Greek Law Firms.
EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
University of Athens Faculty of Laws (LL.B.)
London University (LL.M. in International Business Law, 1989)
Admitted to the Athens Bar Association in 1990
Qualified to appear before all Courts of all degrees, including the Supreme Courts.
Member of the Association of Commercial Law
Advised a consortium of Banks led by Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse on matters of Greek capital markets and corporate law in connection with a €500m fixed rate unsecured bond issue and tender for notes purchase launched by Hellenic Petroleum. The bonds are listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. Hellenic Petroleum is one of the leading energy groups in South East Europe, with activities spanning across the energy value chain and presence in 6 countries.The deal was completed in October 2019.
Advised a consortium of Banks led by Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan on matters of Greek capital markets, corporate and civil law in connection with a €525m high yield bond issue by the WIND Hellas group and the signing of a new €75m revolving credit facility. WIND Hellas is one of the largest telecommunications companies in Greece, offering its customers various services, including mobile telephony, fixed telephony & internet services.The deal was completed in October 2019.