Nikolas Katsaros
Nikolaos Katsaros is recommended for his work in Banking, Finance and Capital Markets and Commercial, Corporate and M&A.
The ‘well-established’ team at Papapolitis & Papapolitis delivers an ‘outstanding’ level of service
Papapolitis and Papapolitis is ranked as a Financial and Corporate Recommended Firm by the IFLR 1000 Guide to the World's Financial Law Firms 2016.

Nikolas advises extensively on international and cross-border finance and capital markets transactions, including public offerings and rights issues, acting mainly for foreign banks, funds and institutional investors.

He has significant experience in energy projects, with a focus on financing structures. Nikolas has developed a growing corporate practice, encompassing commercial agreements, M&As and shareholder relationships. He is experienced in documenting and structuring transactions, as well as in identifying and resolving key issues with a view to closing deals.


2014 Partner, Papapolitis & Papapolitis

2012 Associate, Papapolitis & Papapolitis

2011 Legal Counsel, BNP Paribas, Athens Branch

2007 Associate, Karatzas & Partners Law Firm

Professional Admissions / Qualifications

Athens Bar

Legal Education

LLM in EU Law, University of Essex

LLB, University of Essex

  • November 2019
    Mytilineos €500 Million International Bond Offering
  • September 2019
    Piraeus Bank Financing - IASO Acquisition
  • July 2019
    €175 Million Attica Holding S.A. Bond Issue
  • June 2019
    Invel acquisition of NBG Pangaea REIC
  • December 2018
    Pillarstone Famar Restructuring
  • October 2018
    Acquisition of €1.2BN NPL Portfolio
  • August 2018
    Acquisition of €1.5Bn NPL Portfolio
  • July 2018
    Proposed Initial Public Offering of Food Manufacturing Company
  • May 2018
    Multimillion Investment in Greek REIC
  • March 2018
    Avis Europe and Otokoc multi-million acquisition of Avis Hellas from Piraeus Bank
  • March 2018
    Energean Oil & GAS $460Million IPO on the London Stock Exchange
  • December 2017
    Pimco investment in Grivalia REIC
  • January 2017
    Sale of €150 Million Corporate Portfolio from Eurobank Ergasias S.A.
  • December 2015
    Invel Real Estate Partners LP in the €1Billion Reverse Merger and Listing on the Athens Stock Exchange of NBG Pangaea REIC
  • April 2015
    GSO/Blackstone Group in Investment in Listed Real Estate Developer Lamda Development Acquiring c20% of the Company
  • December 2015
    National Bank of Greece €1.16 Billion Liability Management Exercise and Equity Offering
  • August 2014
    Intracom Holdings €330 Million Sale of HOL to Vodafone Greece
  • June 2014
    Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley Underwriters in NBG's €2.5 Billion Equity Offering
  • June 2014
    Morgan Stanley as Advisor to the HFSF for €2.86 Billion Eurobank Share Capital Increase
  • May 2014
    Paulson & Co in its Acquisition of 5% of Alpha Bank and Piraeus Bank and 10% of water utility company EYDAP
  • April 2014
    Intracom Holdings in its €47 Million Sale of Intracom Telecom
  • March 2014
    BlackRock Solutions in its Diagnostic Assessment of the Greek Banking System
  • February 2014
    Apollo Capital Management in Eurobank's €2.86 Billion Share Capital Increase
  • February 2014
    Avon Products Inc. in its Strategic Partnership with Korres SA
  • July 2019
    Invel Mandatory Tender Offer for NBG Pangaea REIC