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DLA Piper, working with Potamitis Vekris in Greece, Bojanovic & Partners in Serbia, and Tashko Pustina in Albania, has advised Team.Blue on its acquisition of the Enartia Group from founders Aggela Anthoulaki, Dimitris Anthoulakis, and Frank Maounis. The Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm advised the sellers.

Zepos & Yannopoulos and Clifford Chance have advised the Piraeus Bank on its entrance into an agreement with Christofferson, Robb & Company for the synthetic securitization of the bank’s EUR 1.4 billion performing SME and corporate loans portfolio. Souriadakis Tsibris and Simmons & Simmons advised CRC.

For our Checking In feature, we reach out to partners and heads of practice across CEE to learn how specific practice areas are faring in their jurisdictions. This time around we asked Data Protection experts: Overall, how compliant would you say economic agents are with relevant local regulations on data protection, and what are the main gaps that have yet to be addressed?

The KLC Law Firm has advised National Energy on its acquisition of a 70 megawatt portfolio of wind and solar parks in Greece from the IBG Hellenic Fund III and minority shareholders. The Piraeus Bank provided financing for the acquisition. Seissoglou & Nicolaidis advised the sellers and the Lambadarios Law Firm advised the bank.

Zepos & Yannopoulos has advised BrookLane Capital on acquisition financing and a long term financing arrangement with Alpha Bank as part of a broader leveraged buyout deal of Alpha subsidiary Alpha Investment Properties II. AKL and the Lambadarios Law Firm advised the Alpha Bank.

Zepos & Yannopoulos has advised the Intrum Group on Project Iris -- the acquisition made as part of joint venture with the EBRD of an unsecured non-performing exposure portfolio originated by Piraeus Bank, consisting of approximately 53,000 loans with total legal claims of about EUR 1.7 billion and a gross book value of EUR 0.7 billion.