The KG Law Firm has advised Senfluga Energy Infrastructure Holding on the debt financing of 64.22% of the cost of the acquisition by the company of 66% of the shares of Hellenic Gas Transmission System Operator S.A., corresponding to a maximum amount of EUR 350 million.
According to KG Law Firm, "this is a landmark financing transaction with very strict timeline and various complicated issues that need to be resolved. It is also interesting to note that this is one of the few hybrid bond issuances involving both Greek and UK law issues."
The firm's team was led by Partner Gus Papamichalopoulos.
Editor's Note: After this article was published, Watson Farley & Williams announced that it had advised the National Bank of Greece on the financing (as reported by CEE Legal Matters on January 21, 2019).
Subsequently, KG Law announced that its full team had been led by Partner Theodore Rakintzis, supported by Meletios Andrianos and Maria Karampotsiou. In addition to Partner Gus Papamichalopoulos, whose involvement was already mentioned, Partner Evi Dimitropoulou was on the firm's team, supported by Aristotelis Katranis, Chryssoula Giannopoulou, Konstantinos Varelas, Anthi Antonakou and Angeliki Chalikia.