- ANTITRUST & COMPETITION
- 27 SEPTEMBER 2023
Competition law and policy in a constantly evolving energy sector
Energy markets is one of the hottest topics of the recent years, and thus, the manner in which the competition rules are applied within the EU and locally in Greece becomes increasingly important and complex at the same time. This publication aims at providing an overview of the most noteworthy recent antitrust, merger control and State aid developments that are related to the Greek energy sector and are in line with the most topical features and challenges of the EU’s energy markets. In this context, this publication also presents a forward-looking view of competition law and policy in the constantly evolving (Greek) energy market, attempting thereby to offer an outlook on what to expect in the next few years in terms of challenges, trends, and priorities for competition authorities – not...
- FINANCE & CAPITAL MARKETS TAX
- 25 SEPTEMBER 2023
Zepos & Yannopoulos contributes to the 7th edition of The Initial Public Offerings Law Review
Our firm contributed to the 7th edition of The Initial Public Offerings Law Review. Elena Papachristou, partner, and Efthymis Naoumis, senior associate, authored the exclusive Greek chapter, providing a detailed overview of the IPO process in the region and addressing regulatory and exchange requirements. The Initial Public Offerings Law Review introduces the main stock exchanges around the globe and their related initial public offering (IPO) regulatory environments and provides insight into the legal and procedural IPO landscapes across key jurisdictions worldwide. You can read the Greek chapter here. ...
- 14 SEPTEMBER 2023
Zepos & Yannopoulos Teams recognised in 2023 IFLR1000 Rankings
IFLR1000 has recognised once more the caliber and innovative work of Zepos & Yannopoulos team members. Specifically, Banking & Finance and Capital Markets: Debt have received a Tier 1 ranking and M&A, Project Development and Capital Markets: Equity respectively are ranked in Tier 2. Furthermore, the people of Zepos & Yannopoulos have conversely been recognised for the level of service and commitment they provide to clients. Christina Papanikolopoulou, head of finance and capital markets, was recognised both as Market Leader and as one of Women Leaders. Stefanos Charaktiniotis, head of the M&A, was distinguished as Highly Regarded practitioner. Athina Skolarikou, head of the Corporate Law & Compliance and Anastasia Makri, head of Energy, were recognised as N...
- M&A AND PROJECT DEVELOPMENT
- 14 SEPTEMBER 2023
Zepos & Yannopoulos advises SMERC on the investment in EPSA
Zepos & Yannopoulos advised SMERemediumCap (SMERC) Investment Fund on its investment in the historical soft drinks company EPSA. The investment aims at the capital reinforcement of EPSA, while at the same time focusing on the upgrade of the company’s production capabilities and facilities and the development of new sales networks and destinations, building upon the wide recognition and customer loyalty of the EPSA brand. Our firm advised SMERC from the preparatory stages of the transaction, including structuring of the investment, and undertook the drafting and negotiation of all transactional and ancillary documentation. Our team comprised Stefanos Charaktiniotis, partner, Stathis Orfanoudakis and Nadia Axioti, senior associates, and Rania Koliouli, associate, assisted by Elpida...