Recent Deals

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Nalco Company
Vaclav Harant, General Director for Russia and CIS
"The team of real professionals, each of them capable, when necessary, of providing robust legal support for achieving any business objective."
Siberian Coal Energy Company (SUEK)
Alexander Redkin, Legal Director
"We would like to note the impeccable quality of the services provided to us and the high standard of professionalism demonstrated by the team, together with a profound understanding of our business specifics and strategic mission."
Sibur
Aleksey Nikiforov, Legal Support,
"… a profound understanding of how the Russian energy industry ticks and an impressive track record of energy and infrastructure projects, including with an international footprint."
RusHydro
Dmitry Panchenko, Legal Director
"An undeniable strength of the firm is its high level of competence and the ability to find the best solution to complex legal challenges."
United Metallurgical Company (OMK)
Vladimir Markin, President

Alvansa Ltd, OBL Pharm’s management

Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals
Advised on a RUB 15.5 bn (approx. USD 240 m) investment sale of a controlling stake in Obolenskoe Pharm, a leading Russian pharmaceutical company. The stake was acquired by Sistema (LSE: SSA, MOEX: AFKS), a large Russian diversified holding company, jointly with VTB Bank from Alvansa Ltd, a holding company controlled by Gazprombank and UFG Private Equity. We represented the sellers in the main sale of the business and acted for OBL Pharm’s management team in its negotiations with investors with respect to the shareholder deal.

Da Vinci Capital Management

Banks & Financial Institutions
TMT (Telecommunications, Media and Technology)
Advised Da Vinci Capital, a leading emerging markets private equity firm, on investing in DataArt, a leading global technology consultancy that designs and develops unique software solutions for supporting company growth momentum in key industries.

Fasten

TMT (Telecommunications, Media and Technology)
Transportation & Logistics
Advised Fasten (owner of Saturn and RedTaxi brands), a major player on the taxi aggregator market in Russia, on its merger with RuTaxi (Vezyet / Везет and Leader / Лидер brands).

KOPY Goldfields AB (publ)

Mining & Metals
Advised KOPY Goldfields AB (publ), a Swedish gold exploration company, on sale of its subsidiary Taiga LLC, which holds several exploration and production licences in the Irkutsk Region.

Miratorg Agricultural Holding

Advised Miratorg Agricultural Holding, one of the Russia’s largest agricultural producers, on its acquisition of 100% of shares in RAV Agro Orel and LB Orel, an agricultural arm of PPF Group allowing the client to materially boost its assets and production base.

AFG National

FMCG
Food & Beverages / Restaurants
Advised AFG National on selling a 35% share in Yuzhnie Zemli LLC to Volga Group Agro, a company consolidating agricultural projects of Volga Group. Yuzhnie Zemli focuses on farming of high-quality apples by a super intensive technology and is one of the fastest growing projects in the industry.

Open Mobile Platform-DC/ RUSINTECH

TMT (Telecommunications, Media and Technology)
Advised Open Mobile Platform-DC and RUSINTECH on sale of 75% in Open Mobile Platform and Votron to Rostelecom, which through this transaction gains control over the developer of Sailfish OS and Sailfish Mobile OS RUS.

MTS

TMT (Telecommunications, Media and Technology)
Advised PJSC MTS, the leading telecommunications provider in Russia, on its acquisition of a controlling stake (50.82%) in the Russian retail software developer Oblachny Retail LLC operating under the LiteBox brand.

Globus

Retail
Advised Globus, a German hypermarket chain, on its expansion on the Russian market, specifically on acquiring a land plot and properties in north-east Moscow for a new hypermarket.