National Bank of Greece
The chief executive of National Bank's (NBG) Cypriot subsidiary, Christos Christodoulou, was appointed as NBG's new chief financial officer, taking over from Yannis Kyriakopoulos, Greece's second-largest lender said on Wednesday.
Kyriakopoulos will head NBG's real estate division, which includes real estate management subsidiaries, the bank said.
The Commission on Protection of Competition has permitted Post Bank, with legal name Eurobank Bulgaria AD, to acquire Piraeus Bank, Bulgaria.
After permission for the deal was given by the Bulgarian National Bank, the financial entity is now the fourth biggest financial institution in terms of assets in Bulgaria.
Greek firm Bernitsas Law has been named the Most Innovative Law Firm of the Year in Greece at the 20th International Financial Law Review (IFLR) Annual European Awards.
"Bernitsas won the award due to its role in key transactions of 2018 that will influence legal practice in a number of fields, in Greece and maybe elsewhere," the IFLR said in a statement.