Goltsblat BLP advises Sberbank Investments as restructuring agent on Genser’s debt portfolio restructuring


Goltsblat BLP, the Russian practice of the international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), has advised Sberbank Investments as restructuring agent on debt portfolio restructuring for the Genser group of companies, one of Russia’s biggest car dealers. Sberbank, VTB, Sviaz-Bank, Bank SOYUZ, Credit Bank of Moscow, and Bank ROSSIYSKY CAPITAL were involved in the restructuring, with Sberbank Investments as the advisor.

The team of Goltsblat BLP lawyers was led by Banking & Finance Partner Oleg Khokhlov and included head of group Tatiana Parshak and associate Dmitry Ionov. The deal was supported by corporate team led by partner and head of Corporate / M&A practice Anton Sitnikov and also included associate director Vera Gorbacheva, senior associates Oksana Orlovskaya and Alexander Muravin, and junior associates Valentina Mikhaylova, Elena Shelomenzeva and Mikhail Erokhin.

Oleg Khokhlov comments: “We were happy to advise Sberbank Investments on this project and hope that successful debt portfolio restructuring will help Genser to realise its ambitious goals.”

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