EUR 1.3 billion high yield

The capital markets team of Elias Neocleous & Co LLC advised Allwyn Entertainment Financing (UK) plc in connection with its high yield issuance of EUR 1.3 billion comprising EUR665 million 7¼% senior secured notes due 2030 and USD700 million 7⅞% senior secured notes due 2029. The proceeds of the notes will be used by the […]

Strength in Depth!  Elias Neocleous & Co LLC heads Gold Magazine Lawyer list.

Complex personal or business transactions often require the input of more than one legal professional. No matter how brilliant an individual lawyer may be, they have a finite capacity for work and are vulnerable to the human frailties that beset us all. That is why Elias Neocleous & Co LLC operates on a departmentalised basis […]

In search of unicorns

The above article, authored by Legal Counsel Dimitris Papoutsis, was recently published in Philenews. The article discusses the rarity of extremely successful venture capital (‘VC’) backed start-up businesses (‘Unicorns’). Dimitris suggests VC funds can improve the odds of success through modern research methods and systems. However, he notes that the current regulatory and legislative framework governing […]

Presentation of our Restructuring and Insolvency practice published in the Insider magazine

A presentation of the restructuring and insolvency services of our firm has recently been published in the Insider magazine. The restructuring and insolvency practice of our firm, recently included in the world’s top 100 listing of the Global Restructuring Review (GRR100), includes insolvency practitioners and is one of the largest and most experienced in Cyprus. […]

CySEC Circular C489 to Regulated Entities on EU Council’s Restrictive Measures

Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (“CySEC”) has recently issued circular C489 (the “Circular”), addressed to Regulated Entities, namely,  CIFs, ASPs, UCITS Management Companies, Internally managed UCITS, AIFMs, Internally managed AIFs, Internally managed AIFLNPs, companies with sole purpose the management of AIFLNPs, Crypto Asset Service Providers and Small AIFMs (the “Regulated Entities”). Cyprus Law 58(I)/2016, as […]

Environmental and social factors will become central to all business operations.

The Cyprus Mail recently interviewed Managing Partner, Elias Neocleous, about his attitude, and that of the firm, to the concept of sustainability.  In the interview Elias expressed his view that sustainable business practices and corporate social responsibility are not only desirable in themselves, but  they are also essential for the long-term survival of any business. […]

Smart legal contracts – the good, the bad and the ugly!

Associate Christina Anastasiou recently contributed an article concerning the concept of ‘smart contracts’ to the Cyprus Mail.  Within the article, Christina outlines the development of legal ‘smart contracts’ and explains the need for regulatory and legislative adaptation within the European Union to ensure that such contracts can be adequately policed.  She also highlights the European […]

ESMA guidelines on marketing communications enter into force in Cyprus

Senior associate, Pamela Evangelou, recently contributed an article on the above topic to the prestigious IFLR platform. In her article Pamela explains the origins of the guidelines and their underlying purposes. She identifies which regulated entities are affected by it, before exploring which forms of communication are likely to fall within its ambit and which […]