“Our firms’s Corporate Department is a well-established name for corporate work in Cyprus with a global network and extensive, deep sector expertise. Experienced partners and a deep bench of junior talent enable us to handle a wide array of matters and transactions tailored the needs of our clientele.”
Our firm’s Corporate Department, is a well-established name for corporate work in Cyprus with a global network and extensive, deep sector expertise. Experienced partners and a deep bench of junior talent enable us to handle a wide array of matters and transactions tailored the needs of our clientele. The Corporate Department of P. N. Kourtellos & Associates LLC brings a unique perspective to its client service with partners who are highly experienced in a wide array of corporate matters. Our firm handles corporate matters from the drafting of corporate documents, to negotiation, filing and transaction oversight.
Our law firm’s corporate practice covers contractual matters, issues of securities by joint stock companies and limited liability companies, forming of legal entities and corporate restructuring, insolvency and liquidation matters, liability of corporations and corporate agents, anti-takeover defense strategies and corporate dispute resolution, structuring of family business and wealth.
Our corporate practice group closely works together with the tax advisors to deliver our clients cost-balanced and tax-efficient corporate solutions. We are engaged in the full range of counseling buy-side and sell-side clients in public and private M&A transactions, including: Asset acquisitions, Equity purchases and sales, Mergers and consolidations, Recapitalizations and reorganizations, Tender offers, Cross-border transactions, Joint ventures.
We advise our clients on investment projects, particularly in setting up investment vehicles and structures in various jurisdictions. We assist clients with any private law and regulatory issues they might face in the course of an investment project such as taxation, compliance, bank relationship and finance, company law, contracts and real estate regulations. The extensive expertise of our team in various spheres of legal practice is put together to ensure that the clients intentions are diligently implemented and their interests are protected to the fullest extent. The firm advises businesses and commercial enterprises on all general corporate matters and companies administration.
Our general corporate practice includes advising businesses in all phases of development, from startups to well-established companies. The firm provides advice to new enterprises regarding the advantages and disadvantages of different business forms on all legal aspects of their operation, including:
Corporate management, with full domiciliation services
Corporate reorganization, reconstruction, and optimization of business structure
Shareholder agreements and corporate governance
Legal due diligence
Management buy-outs and earn-outs
Corporate finance, with a particular focus on takeovers, mergers and acquisitions
Investment and shareholder issues
Mergers and acquisitions
General business contracts
Recent Examples of our Corporate Practice
• Our corporate team has worked on some of the largest local transactions including the sale of a well-known hotel, a sale of roughly EUR 20 million. Our firm handled the negotiations for the conclusion of the contract of sale of the hotel and the right of use agreement pending the transfer of title to the hotel by the Receivers/Managers to the new buyers.
• Another example of our corporate work is the recent successful conclusion of a cross border merger between a Cyprus company as the disappearing company and a Dutch company as the absorbing company.
• We were recently instructed to handle the local corporate aspects of a London acquisition worth GBP 100 million. The transaction involved the acquisition of two leasehold properties in London. The obligation of the buyer to pay the agreed consideration was secured by way of two Cyprus share pledges and our firm has overseen the transaction from the beginning to the end, including the drafting of share pledges and all receivables and registering of the same with the Registrar of Companies.