ELMINA CHADIO

Elmina specializes in the fields of company and commercial law. She has been involved in a number of M&A deals, including joint ventures, corporate restructurings and corporate transformations.

She regularly advises domestic and international clients on complex business transactions in the hospitality, energy and retail sector and has significant experience in the drafting and negotiation of all relevant transaction documents. 

Elmina also has considerable experience in the areas of banking and finance, representing clients in large scale financings and in sales of NPL portfolios.

Elmina is recognized as a “Next Generation Partner” by the Legal 500 EMEA 2024”

SPECIALISED IN

Corporate and M&A,  Banking, Finance & Capital Markets.

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‘Elmina Chadio is able to handle really complex cases, with rare legal problems, and is able to provide solid solutions.’


LEGAL 500 EMEA 2024

PROFESSIONAL ADMISSIONS / QUALIFICATIONS

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LEGAL EDUCATION

LLM in Commercial Law, University College London (UCL)

LLM in Civil Law, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

LLB, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Tax and Accounting Program – Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Greece (SOEL)

 Representative Matters

Lamda Development Corporate Transformation

Papapolitis & Papapolitis advises Lamda Development (LAMDA:GA) in the corporate transformation of its entire shopping malls sector implemented through a series of corporate transformations resulting to the concentration all four existing shopping centers owned by

Lamda Development €300Million Joint Venture with Temes S.A.

Papapolitis & Papapolitis advised Lamda Development on the completion of two strategic cooperation agreements with TEMES SA for the €300 Million joint development of two state-of-the-art, luxury 5-star hotels and the corresponding branded residences on

Lamda Development’s acquisition of McArthur Glen Hellas

Papapolitis & Papapolitis advised LAMDA Development S.A. in the 100% acquisition of McArthur Glen Hellas, the owner of the Mcarthur Glen Designer Outlet.

Sale of OTE – Cosmote stakes in cosmoONE to SoftOne Technologies S.A.

Papapolitis & Papapolitis advised Greek telecommunications operator OTE Group of Companies (HTO) and leading mobile telecommunications company in Greece COSMOTE in relation to the sale of their joint shareholding stake of (61.74%) in cosmoONE a leading B2B electronic procurement company, to SoftOne Technologies

Development of CGS School in Ellinikon

Papapolitis & Papapolitis advised Prodea Investments in its agreement with Lamda Development and Costeas Geitonas School for the development of the first school premises in Ellinikon.

Varde Partners sale of Lamda Malls

Papapolitis & Papapolitis advised Värde Partners, a leading global alternative investment firm in relation to the sale of its 31.7% stake in Lamda Malls S.A. to Lamda Development, for €109 million.

YORK CAPITAL INVESTMENT IN ANGSANA CORFU RESORT

Papapolitis & Papapolitis is advising York Capital Management in its investment in the Angsana Corfu Resort the first Banyan Tree Property to open in Europe.

SALE OF ILIDA BUSINESS CENTER TO PRODEA INVESTMENTS

Papapolitis & Papapolitis advised LAMDA Development S.A. (“Lamda”) in connection with the sale of 100% of the shares of LAMDA ILIDA OFFICE S.M.S.A. (“LIO”) to Prodea Investments.

EURONET €300MILLION ACQUISITION OF PIRAEUS BANK’S MERCHANT ACQUIRING UNIT

Papapolitis & Papapolitis (P&P) is advising Euronet Worldwide on the €300 million acquisition of Piraeus Bank’s Merchant Acquiring Unit and on the formation of a long term strategic partnership between Euronet Worldwide and Piraeus Bank.

ACQUISITION OF 25MW WIND PARK PORTFOLIO BY INTERNATIONAL PRIVATE EQUITY FUND

Papapolitis & Papapolitis acted for a $75bn global investment firm in its acquisition and project financing of a 25MW portfolio of wind parks.

YORK AND ELEMENTS CAPITAL ACQUISITION OF FAMAR GROUP

Papapolitis & Papapolitis advises York Capital Management and Elements Capital Management on the acquisition of the southeastern perimeter of Famar’s European manufacturing activities.

INVESTMENT IN BRANDED LUXURY RESORT

Papapolitis & Papapolitis advised a multibillion US asset management firm in relation to its investment and development of a branded luxury resort on the island of Corfu.

BROOKLANE CAPITAL INVESTMENT IN LOGISTICS CENTER

Papapolitis & Papapolitis acted for private equity investor Brook Lane Capital in their investment in a Greek logistics center.

CP HOLDINGS ACQUISITION OF ELTRAK GROUP

Papapolitis & Papapolitis advises CP Eltrak Ltd. in relation to the acquisition of 66.03% of ATHEX listed Eltrak Group, and for the Mandatory Tender Offer launched post the acquisition of CP Eltrak’s shareholding participation.

INVEL ACQUISITION OF NBG PANGAEA REIC

Papapolitis & Papapolitis advised Invel Real Estate (Invel), on the completion of Invel’s acquisition of a 32.7% stake in NBG Pangaea REIC (“Pangaea”) for a consideration of €390 million, from the National Bank of Greece

SOHO HOUSE ACQUISITION OF SCORPIOS BEACH CLUB AND SAN GIORGIO HOTEL

Papapolitis & Papapolitis acted for leading hotel chain Soho House in relation to their acquisition of Scorpios Beach Club and San Giorgio Hotel on the island of Mykonos.

PIRAEUS BANK SALE OF NPL PORTFOLIO

Papapolitis & Papapolitis acted for Piraeus Bank in relation to the sale of a corporate non-performing loan portfolio in the gaming and hospitality industry.

ACQUISITION OF HILTON ATHENS HOTEL

Papapolitis & Papapolitis acted for a private multinational enterprise in relation to its acquisition and investment in the Athens Hilton Hotel.

INVESTMENT IN LEADING HOSPITALITY COMPANY

Papapolitis & Papapolitis acted for a private multinational enterprise in relation to its investment in a premier destination developer and operator in the high-end tourism and real-estate sector.

ACQUISITION OF 200MW WIND PARK PORTFOLIO BY INTERNATIONAL PRIVATE EQUITY FUND

Papapolitis & Papapolitis acted for a $75bn global investment firm in its acquisition and project financing of a 200MW portfolio of wind parks located throughout in Greece.

SALE OF LEADING HEALTHCARE CENTER

Papapolitis & Papapolitis acted for a global alternative asset investment firm in relation to its participation in a tender process held by Piraeus Bank for the acquisition of a leading healthcare center.

ANCHORAGE AND CVC ACQUISITION OF IDEAL STANDARD S.A.

Papapolitis & Papapolitis acted for Anchorage Capital Group LLC and CVC Capital Partners in relation to their investment in Ideal Standard S.A.

NATIONAL BANK OF GREECE €1.16 BILLION LIABILITY MANAGEMENT EXERCISE AND EQUITY OFFERING

Papapolitis & Papapolitis acted as local counsel to Goldman Sachs International, Morgan Stanley & Co International Plc, Nomura International plc, Commerzbank, NBG Securities, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, BNP Paribas, HSBC Bank Plc as joint global

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ATHENS

Leoforos Vasilissis Sofias 16, 
10674 / Athens, Greece

T. +30 210 3615544 
F. +30 210 3609168 
E. athens@papapolitis.com

 

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