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Alexandros Apostolatos

Senior Associate

Bio

Alex has joined the Firm in 2017 as a Legal Advisor following a successful career in the banking industry. He completed his legal studies in the United Kingdom and is the holder of a LLB degree and a LLM degree on Oil and Gas Law. His background includes almost a decade of experience in the SME-business banking sector and portfolio management/advising of high-net worth clients in the UK.

Recent Work

Alex’ recent experience includes:

  • Advising the potential purchaser of a Cyprus Investment Firm on all regulatory aspects of the acquisition and change of control
  • KAZ Minerals on Cyprus law elements of the US$900m acquisition of the Baimskaya copper and gold project in the Chukotka region of Russia
  • Yandex, one of Europe’s largest internet companies and the leading search provider in Russia, on Cypriot law elements on the acquisition by MLU B.V. (Yandex JV with Uber) of the intellectual property and call-centers of the Vezet group in Russia
  • Elis, the Euronext Paris-listed international multi-service textile and hygiene service provider, on Cyprus law elements on proposed acquisition of mats business of the Blesk-In-Care group in Russia and related financing and security arrangements
  • Syngenta on its acquisition of relevant assets of the Cropio Group, an Ag Tech company with a presence in over 50 countries;
  • Group companies on their redomiciliation and/or tax residency actions into and out of Cyprus;
  • one of the shareholders on Cyprus law elements of a joint venture arrangement with respect to a redevelopment of major real estate project in Moscow
  • Galileo Global Education and Providence Equity Partners on all matters of Cyprus law with respect to the acquisition of European University Cyprus from Laureate Education, one of the largest and most complex transactions in Cyprus in 2017;
  • advising an undisclosed bidder with respect to the proposed acquisition of National Bank of Greece’s subsidiary bank in Cyprus;
  • advising an international deepwater drilling group on Cyprus elements of its restructuring programme;
  • advising on a number of EU-wide cross-border mergers involving Cyprus-registered companies;
  • advising an international online payments services provider on regulatory-AML compliance of its potential activities in Cyprus;
  • drafting and reviewing sale and purchase related agreements;
  • advising clients on IP related matters.
  • advising on general corporate actions and ensuring compliance with relevant legislation;
  • advising on private client matters, including immigration law, inheritance planning and property law;
  • conducting due diligence exercises with respect to a number of transactions involving Cypriot entities and issues;
  • advising on formation, ongoing administration, and dissolution of companies registered in Cyprus.
Professional Qualifications: Lawyer – Member of the Cyprus Bar Association
CySEC Advanced Certification Holder
CySEC AML Certification Holder
Associate Member of the Employment Lawyers Association (UK)
Chartered Banker Accreditation Programme (Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland/RBS)
Education:2006-2007: LLM Oil and Gas Law, University of Aberdeen
2002 – 2006: LLB Law (Honours), University of Aberdeen
Career to Date2017 – to date: Associate, Kaimakliotis LLC
2014 – 2017: Relationship Bank Manager (SME-Business Banking), Williams & Glyn, Royal Bank of Scotland Group
2008 – 2014: Private Banking Manager, Royal Bank of Scotland/Natwest Bank, RBS Group