Banking & Finance transactions

With a team of lawyers renowned for their experience in complex cross-border financial transactions, our Banking & Finance practice covers the full spectrum of transactional banking and financial law advice and provides compelling legal project management services. It also leverages our strong expertise in tax, M&A, Real Estate as well as and Insolvency and Business Recovery Services practice. 

The members of our team act for corporates, private equity sponsors and lending institutions (including banks, funds and other financial institutions) as well as investment firms, financial advisors, trustees and other players in the financial markets for both cross-border and local transactions in an array of industries and deal structures.

We put forward a distinctive offering for our clients, underpinned by the exceptional track record, technical skill and positive mindset of our financial law practitioners coupled with their ability to draw upon the broader community of PwC’s industry experts and strategic thinkers around the world. Placed within this equation, we are inherently versatile, extrovert and solution-oriented, and we are firmly committed in providing end-to-end legal support of the highest quality.


Our capabilities span from deal structuring and ad hoc legal opinions, to documentation drafting and negotiation, legal project management from launch to closing, and ongoing support to live projects. We also address banking and bankability considerations across the firm’s other practices including through contract review, diligence and mapping.

We have an impressive track record in corporate transformations and M&A deals in financial sector entities and our team was recently revamped to further extend the reaches of our capabilities with transactional debt, lending & banking expertise.

Our range of services includes:

  • Project development, energy & asset finance
  • Project finance and PPPs
  • Acquisition finance
  • General corporate lending, working capital and export/trade
  • Real estate finance & investments
  • Structured finance, securitisation and receivables finance
  • NPL and other distressed portfolio sales and management
  • Financial restructuring and refinancing
  • Leveraged finance (DCM, private deals)
  • ESG, sustainability-linked and green finance
  • FS sector corporate transformations and M&A transactions
  • Restructuring, distressed financing & acquisitions, business recovery solutions.

Our portfolio of recent transactions includes:

  • Advised an investor in the acquisition of a non-performing loan portfolio, one of the first secondary NPL trades out of a HAPS securitised portfolio.
  • Advising a Greek systemic as Seller in the securitisation of a diversified portfolio of non-performing NPL receivables in a two-segment transaction to major international NPL investors.
  • Advised the investors on the first electricity consumer receivables portfolio acquisition using the relevant optionalities under Greek law 4354/2015.
  • Advised a systemic bank in its spin-off of the back-office support services into a NewCo and sale thereof to a third party investor.


  • Advised a major listed Greek company in its domestic and international multimillion l acquisition finance arrangements for their investment into a new market outside Greece.
  • Advised three out of the four Greek systemic banks in a demerger through spin off of their banking business to a new regulated banking entity 
  • Advising one of the Greek Loan Servicer Companies on the implications of an expansion of its scope of activities. 
  • Advising a Greek Loan Servicer on structuring a particular debt restructuring arrangement. 
  • Tax structuring services on a number of international bond issuances by Greek corporates.


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