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Dana M. Anagnostou


Phone: + (33) Fax: + (33) Paris

Dana Anagnostou advises European and American clients on several aspects of international business law, including finance and financial services, and M&A. Her finance practice focuses on banking, structured finance, capital markets, derivatives and EuroPP. She also advises French, EU and non-EU funds (UCITs and AIFs), fund managers, administrators and custodians on corporate governance, compliance and regulatory issues (including AIFMD and EMIR), as well as on a wide range of contractual and operational issues. Her M&A experience centers on cross-border acquisitions, generally involving France and/or the US, and often in the finance or technology fields. Her clients include financial institutions, industrials and private equity funds.

Fluent in both French and English, she is an American who began her career in 1994 in the New York office of a large firm, moving to Paris in 1998. She is a member of the New York and Paris bars.

Ms. Anagnostou is ranked by Décideurs Stratégie Finance Droit 2014, for being a “highly recommended” lawyer (forte notoriété) in Acquisition Finance.

She was also ranked by Legal 500 EMEA and Legal 500 Paris 2014 in Banking & Finance and in Dispute resolution: “Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP’s highly experienced team, co-led by Jean-Pierre Mattout and Hubert de Vauplane, advises many financial institutions. The practice is particularly expert in regulatory and compliance issues and defends banks in fraud and liability litigation. Transactional work includes LBO and debt restructuring work and advice to investment funds and asset managers. US lawyer Dana Anagnostou is very active.”

J.D., Albany Law School, 1994
  • Albany Law Review, 1992-1993
B.A., magna cum laude, University of Massachusetts - Amherst, 1990
Paris (France), 2004
New York, 1996
    -Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Member, Comparative Law Committee, 1995-1998
    -International Chamber of Commerce (Vice Chairman of the French banking committee)