Transactions

A Proactive Approach

Other Transactions

Jan 1, 2015

The following is a sample selection of some of the transactions the firm has acted upon:

 

  • acting as legal counsel for Joint Lead Managers in connection with €850,000,000 – 2.750% Notes due 2024 issued by the Republic of Cyprus under its €9bn Euro Medium Term Note Programme;
  • acting for the Dealer Managers in connection with the Tender Switch Offers of over €560m Notes issued under the Republic of Cyprus €9bn EMTN Programme;
  • acting as Cyprus counsel to the dealers in connection with 2017 update of the Republic of Cyprus €9bn Euro MTN Programme;
  • acting as Cyprus counsel to a NASDAQ listed group on the sale to a leading private investment firm of a controlling interest in it’s European operations having aggregate annual sales of approx. €1.7 bn;
  • acting for joint lead managers in connection with the issue of €250m Fixed Rate Reset Tier 2 Capital Notes due 2027;
  • acting for the Issuer of up to Stg £4,050,000 7% secured corporate bonds due 2023 listed on the Corporate Bond Market of the Regulated Market of the Cyprus Stock Exchange;
  • acting as legal counsel to the Arrangers and Dealers in connection with the 2016 update of the Bank of Cyprus €3bn Covered Bond Programme;
  • acting for Dealers & Trustee in connection with the 2016 update of Bank of Cyprus €4bn EMTN Programme;
  • acting for the Dealers in connection with the 2016 update of the Republic of Cyprus €9bn Euro Medium Term Note Programme;
  • acting for the Joint Lead Managers in connection with the €1bn 3.750% Note issue by the Republic of Cyprus under its €9bn Euro Medium Term Note Programme;
  • acting as Cyprus counsel to a large NASDAQ listed group in connection with group restructuring and re-organisation;
  • carrying out a high level legal audit for a Cyprus based worldwide active high tech group;
  • acting as Cyprus legal counsel to the Dealers in connection with the 2014 update of the Republic of Cyprus €9bn EMTN Programme;
  • acting as Cyprus legal counsel to the Manager in connection with the issue of €100m 6.50% Notes under the Republic of Cyprus €9bn EMTN Programme;
  • acting as counsel to claimants in a successful LMAA arbitration claim in excess of US$1m;
  • providing Cyprus law advice to the largest shareholders in a listed oil and gas exploration company with a market capitalisation of approx. stg£40m;
  • providing structuring advice for the acquisition of Bank of Cyprus deposits and shares;
  • acting as Cyprus legal counsel to joint lead managers in connection with the issue of €750m 4.750% Notes under Republic of Cyprus €9bn EMTN Programme;
  • providing Cyprus law advice to leading mobile operator in connection with structuring of East European operations;
  • acting as legal counsel to Mouzouris & Polyviou Ltd in their merger with Grant Thornton;
  • acting as legal counsel to the Arranger, Dealers and Trustee in connection with the update of the Bank of Cyprus €4bn Medium Term Note Programme;
  • acting as legal counsel to the financiers to the buyers of the UK loan portfolio of Bank of Cyprus with a value of Stg£289m (€361m);
  • acting as Cyprus legal counsel to the Dealers in connection with the update of the Republic of Cyprus €5bn ECP Programme;
  • acting for the dealers in connection with the 2015 update of the Republic of Cyprus €9bn EMTN Programme;
  • acting for the Lead Managers in connection with the issue by the Republic of Cyprus of €1bn Notes due 2022 under Cyprus’ €9bn Euro Medium Term Note Programme;
  • acting for Dealers in connection with Republic of Cyprus 2015 €9bn programme;
  • acting for Dealer Managers in connection with the Republic of Cyprus tender and switch offers with respect to 2019 and 2020 Notes in issue;
  • acting for Dealers and Trustee in connection with 2015 update of the €4bn EMTN Programme of Bank of Cyprus;
  • acting for the Arrangers and Dealers in connection with the 2015 update of the €3bn Covered Bond Programme of Bank of Cyprus.