George Kanelos | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

George Kanelos

Associate, London

T +44 20 7532 1934

T +44 79 0813 8900

E george.kanelos@whitecase.com

Overview

George is an associate in the EMEA private equity team in the firm's London corporate group.  He advises clients on a broad range of corporate matters including mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings and equity investments.

George undertook a 6 month secondment to White & Case's Istanbul office where he worked on project finance transactions.

Bars and Courts

  • England and Wales

Education

  • Legal Practice Course, BPP
  • BA, Jurisprudence, Oxford University
  • BA, Modern History and Politics, Oxford University

Languages

  • English
  • Greek

Experience

A private equity firm on the internal restructuring of its existing investment platform and the establishment of a new investment fund.

Mid Europa Partners on its acquisition of a controlling stake in Danube Foods Group B.V. and Clates Holding B.V.

Novator Partners on its acquisition of a controlling stake in Nextel Chile (now trading as WOM), a mobile telephone operator in Chile.

Better Capital on its acquisition of iNTERTAIN Ltd., owner of Walkabout bars.

Rockaway Capital on its acquisition of Netretail Holding B.V. and Heureka, leading e-commerce and price comparison businesses in Central and Eastern Europe.

Awards & Recognition

Field Fisher Waterhouse Prize for Best Performance in European Union Law , Oxford University, Joint