Dimitris focuses on banking & finance and restructuring projects as well as capital markets and securities transactions. With wide recognition in the market, he regularly advises banks and corporations on a wide range of Greek and cross-border financing transactions, such as corporate and project finance lending as well as ECM and DCM projects.

He is also often involved in NPE and NPL transactions and advises on banking regulation matters. Transaction-oriented and with a very positive approach, Dimitris is typically involved in most major and complicated finance and securities projects of our Firm. Dimitris is ranked as a rising star lawyer in the practice area of Banking & Finance in Greece by IFLR 1000.

Academic Background


  • Columbia University, Law School (LL.M. in Business Law and Finance)
  • University of Athens, Faculty of Laws (LL.M. in Civil Law)
  • University of Athens, Faculty of Laws (LL.B.)

Languages


  • Greek
  • English
  • German

Professional Memberships


  • Member of the Athens Bar Association
  • Member of the New York State Bar

Recognitions


  • IFLR 1000 – Banking & Finance (Greece), Rising Star, 30th & 31st edition

Career Highlights


Recent work includes advice to:

  • The Mandated Lead Arrangers and issuance advisors (Eurobank and Piraeus Bank) on the €650mil. rights’ offering of Lamda Development, admitted to trading on the Athens Exchange, and the Mandated Lead Arrangers (the four Greek Systemic Banks and Euroxx Securities) and the issuance advisors (Eurobank and Piraeus Bank) on Lamda Development’s issuance of a Euro320mil. bond loan through a public offering admitted to trading on the Athens Exchange,

  • All Greek systemic banks, i.e. Alpha Bank, Eurobank, National Bank of Greece, Piraeus Bank, and Attica Bank on the €1.085 billion syndicated bond loan facility, €200 million secured syndicated bond loan facility and €175 million secured revolving facility to Public Power Corporation,

  • National Bank of Greece and Piraeus Bank on the €163 million secured financing to ELTECH Anemos, the listed subsidiary of Ellaktor,

  • All Greek systemic banks on the financing of the Athens International Airport of up to €140 million in respect of working capital and operational needs and of €100 million in respect of its five construction projects,

  • Aktor Concessions and the concessionaire on the financing by Alpha Bank of the concession of Alimos Marina (of a Net Present Value of €57.5 million),

  • A foreign financial institution on the financing of the purchaser in a sale by the National Bank of Greece by way of securitization of a portfolio of approx. 12,800 secured non- performing loans of €0.9billion to a joint venture of Centerbridge Partners LLP and Elliott Advisors (UK) Limited,

  • J.P. Morgan Securities plc, Goldman Sachs International and HSBC Bank plc (Initial Purchasers) and J.P. Morgan Europe Limited (Agent) on the €525 million high yield bond issued by Crystal Almond S.á.r.l., guaranteed by its subsidiary Wind Hellas Telecommunications S.A. and the €75 million revolving facility agreement.