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 Karathodorou, senior associate, and Artemis Bakagianni and Elia Bastali, associates. Sofia Chatzigiannidou, partner, Nikos Koukos, senior associate and Charalampos Simopoulos, associate, advised on regulatory matters and Natalia Kapsi, senior associate, advised on intellectual property matters. Maria Zoupa, partner, and Diana Tsourapa, senior associate, advised on tax aspects of the transaction.