Alpha Proodos Securitisation

Alpha Proodos Securitisation

We acted as the Greek legal counsel of Citigroup Global Markets in its capacity as Arranger, and of the Investors listed below, in relation to a securitisation of loans to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) originated by Alpha Bank against issuance of securitisation notes of Euro 640,000,000 due January 2040. The senior securitisation notes were placed with the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) (the Investors). The Notes have been admitted to the Official List of the Main Securities Market of the Irish Stock Exchange. 
 
Clifford Chance acted as international counsel to the Arranger. Allen & Overy and Karatzas & Partners acted respectively as the international and Greek legal counsel of  the Originator.
 
The transaction was led by Christina Papanikolopoulou, assisted by Kely Pesketzi and Mary Nigritinou. Daphne Cozonis and Katerina Vagia were involved on the tax side.