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Georgia Patinioti

T: +30 210 4295 160 M: +30 695 7771 221 Email Georgia | Vcard Office: Piraeus

Georgia Patinioti Associate

Contact details

Georgia Patinioti

Georgia Patinioti
Associate

T: +30 210 4295 160 M: +30 695 7771 221 Email Georgia | Vcard Office: Piraeus

Georgia is a finance associate specialising in shipping finance, particularly in relation to advising leading banks on bilateral and syndicated transactions including the financing and refinancing of second hand vessels and new buildings.
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Georgia also has experience in restructuring and work-out transactions including rescheduling of facilities, and subordination arrangements. She also assists owners in respect of sale and purchase of vessels, deposit and closing arrangements.

In addition, Georgia also advises on Greek law matters including the preparation of security over real and personal property, shipping finance transactions and Greek law due diligence matters. She has a broad experience in Greek law commercial, civil and administrative matters

Georgia holds a degree in law from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and a Master of Laws in International Maritime Law from Swansea University.
 
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Georgia advises banks and shipowners on ship finance restructurings (loan facilities, guarantees facilities, assignments of loan and security) with numerous jurisdictions.

Swiss bank

Advising on four secured multi-currency loan facilities made to Liberian and Marshall Island corporations forming part of a major Greek shipping group, and including the re-financing of two vessels, following their acquisition by the borrowers from a shipyard and the financing of the delivery instalment under the building contract of another two vessels. The vessels were registered under the Greek and Maltese flags and the facility included a multi-currency option relevant to the vessels' chartering commitments.

Norwegian shipping bank

Advising on the transfer of its portfolio security of Greek mortgages following the transfer of loan facilities between the bank's different legal entities.

French bank

Advising in relation to a US$17,080,000 facility granted to a Greek international shipping group, including cash flow and cash sweep provisions and security documentation relating to a vessel's change of flag from Liberia to Cyprus.

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  • Shipping

Georgia works with a number of shipping companies based in Greece and elsewhere in Europe in relation to shipping finance transactions.

Swiss bank

Advising on four secured multi-currency loan facilities made to Liberian and Marshall Island corporations forming part of a major Greek shipping group, and including the re-financing of two vessels, following their acquisition by the borrowers from a shipyard and the financing of the delivery instalment under the building contract of another two vessels. The vessels were registered under the Greek and Maltese flags and the facility included a multi-currency option relevant to the vessels' chartering commitments.

Norwegian shipping bank

Advising on the transfer of its portfolio security of Greek mortgages following the transfer of loan facilities between the bank's different legal entities.

French bank

Advising in relation to a US$17,080,000 facility granted to a Greek international shipping group, including cash flow and cash sweep provisions and security documentation relating to a vessel's change of flag from Liberia to Cyprus.

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  • Greece

Georgia forms part of the Greek law team and works on Greek law matters for clients of the firm's international offices.

Drafting Greek law preferred mortgage security and account pledges over accounts located in Greece under loan facilities governed by English law, including the translation and, where required, registration of such security.

Advising in relation to the transfer of a loan portfolio for a Norwegian bank and providing Greek law advice in respect thereof.

Conducting registry, court and company searches in relation to real property and Greek registered vessels at the relevant registries in Greece.

Assisting various banks with Greek mortgage discharges upon repayment or prepayment of loan facilities.

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