Expertise and Professional Background
Dimis Georgiades joined Harneys in 2012 and is an associate in the Cyprus office. He is a member of the Banking and Finance department and advises major international banking institutions in project and asset finance transactions. He also advises public and private companies on a wide range of corporate and commercial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganisations, and intellectual property advise including registration/protection of trademarks and industrial designs.
Dimis Georgiades is also a member of the Tax and Regulatory department. He specialises on the anti-money laundering regime, anti-bribery and anti-corruption legislation, the automatic exchange of tax information and EU / Cyprus economic sanctions regimes.
Dimis is co-author of the Cyprus Chapter of the Neate and Godfrey: Bank Confidentiality, 6th edition and has authored legal articles in the International Banking Newsletter of the International Law Office.
Dimis' recent experience includes:
- Advising Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited, ANZ Fiduciary Services Pty Ltd, Credit Suisse AG, Sydney Branch, ING Bank N.V. Singapore Branch in relation to a $385 million secured term loan facility agreement granted to ASX-listed SpeedCast International Limited, SpeedCast Limited and SpeedCast Australia Pty Limited (Speedcast).
- Advising Alcentra and Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) in connection with the £149 million refinancing, secured by various security assets, of First Names Group, in a transaction which provides new, long-term sustainable financing opportunities as First Names Group continues to seek potential acquisitions.
- Advising the sellers in connection with the acquisition of BZRK Limited, which owns bazaraki.com, the biggest online classified ads website in Cyprus, by Larixon Classifieds Ltd.
University of Manchester (LLB)