Katia is an experienced and highly skilled professional and at the same time a valued member of our team, since joining in 1994.  Aside from being partner, she serves as Head of M&A Department, leading the team with her distinguished knowledge and generous spirit.

She possesses broad expertise in both Greek and cross-border M&A transactions and privatisations, having been involved in a number of complex large-scale projects within these sectors since joining the firm.

Academic Background


  • London University (LL.M. in International Business Law)
  • University of Athens Faculty of Laws (LL.B.)

Languages


  • Greek
  • English
  • French

Professional Memberships


  • Member of the Athens Bar Association.

Recognitions


  • IFLR1000 - Women Leaders 2021, named Leader

  • Chambers and Partners - Corporate/Commercial (Greece), Top Tier Lawyer

  • IFLR 1000 - Corporate/Financial Transactions (Greece), Leading Lawyer – Highly regarded in Greece

Career Highlights


Recent work includes advice to:

  • United Group B.V. in its acquisition of WIND Hellas, one of Greece’s three mobile operators with a total of 4.2 million users and revenues in excess of EUR 500 million annually.
  • The Sellers, including Southbridge Europe Mezzanine Investment Fund, in connection with the sale of a significant minority stake in Skroutz S.A. to CVC Capital Partners, •Eurobank on the sale of 80% of its subsidiary, FPS, to DoValue,
  • Alpha Bank in relation to the envisaged hive down of its banking sector,
  • Southbridge Europe Mezzanine Investment Fund, in connection with the sale of Arivia Group to Upfield,
  • Aktor Concessions in relation to the privatization launched by the HRADF in relation to the award of a concession agreement for the Marina of Alimos,
  • Vodafone Hellas in the successfully completed sale process of Cyta Hellas S.A.,
  • Hellenic Petroleum S.A. in the tender process launched by the HRADF for the sale by its existing shareholders of 50.1% of its shares to investors,
  • Vodafone Hellas on the establishment of a JV with Wind Hellas S.A. for network sharing, • A Swedish multinational group, currently a global leader in the home and business appliance industry, in relation to the Greek corporate law aspects of the group restructuring which involved separation and transfer of functions and assets,
  • Alpha Bank in relation to the sale of Hilton hotel,
  • The preferred bidder (Fraport-Copelouzos consortium) with respect to the tender process for the awarded concession of the management, operation and maintenance of 14 regional airports,
  • R&R Ice Cream plc. on its joint venture with Nestle, including assets located in Greece,
  • Alpha Bank on its acquisition of the retail banking business of Citibank in Greece (asset deal) and on the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Diners Club Greece S.A.,
  • Alpha Bank in connection with the transfer of its 85 branch offices in Bulgaria to Postbank (a subsidiary of Eurobank).