Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Russia) LLP advises hypermarket chain Globus on its expansion in Russia


Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Russia) LLP is advising 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.

The dedicated Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Russia) LLP team is led by Partner Vitaly Mozharowski, Head of Real Estate and Construction, and Partner Anton Sitnikov, Head of Corporate / M&A, and includes Associate Director Vera Gorbacheva and Associate Anastasia Kudryashova from Corporate / M&A; and Associate Director Maksim Popov, Counsels Dmitry Ilyin and Ekaterina Verle and Associate Victoria Malashenkova from Real Estate and Construction.

About Giperglobus LLC
Globus is an international retail hypermarket chain that currently operates in Germany, Russia and the Czech Republic. Founded in 1828, Globus is a family-owned company. Thomas Bruch is the fifth generation of his family to preside over the retailer. Russia’s first Globus hypermarket opened in 2006 in Schyolkovo, near Moscow. Today, Globus owns 13 hypermarkets in the Central Federal District and has more than 10,000 employees.

About Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Russia) LLP
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Russia) LLP (formerly Goltsblat BLP in Russia) has one of the oldest, most resourceful, best established and stable teams in Russia, top-ranked in most legal directories. The highly respected Moscow team of over 100 lawyers, qualified under Russian and English law, has over 20 years of experience in providing legal support for major Russian businesses, as well as multinationals implementing large-scale investment projects in Russia. Clients include over 1700 companies, among them major multinational investors operating in Russia (among them 130 Forbes Global clients), Russian and international banks and financial institutions and Russian industry-leading companies. Five times winner of Law Firm of the Year in Russia since 2009, including Chambers Europe Awards 2010, 2014 and 2015; The Legal Business Awards (The Legal 500) 2010; The Lawyer European Awards 2014. No. 2 by revenue in the top-50 law firm ranking by revenue in Russia (according to the leading national ranking 2017). Top-ranked by The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners in core practice areas: corporate/M&A, real estate and construction, dispute resolution, competition/antitrust, tax/customs, IP. Number One Firm by M&A deal count among all law firms in Russia for H1 and Q3 2018, according to the renowned international publication Mergermarket and also by deal count and in the general legal advisor league table for H1 and Q3 2018 according to (Cbonds Group), a well-known Russian information and analytical platform.

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