Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Russia) LLP is advising Kopy Goldfields AB on sale of Taiga LLC


Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Russia) LLP (formerly Goltsblat BLP in Russia) is advising 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.

The dedicated team of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Russia) LLP is led by Anton Sitnikov, Partner, Head of Corporate / M&A, and includes Counsel Nikolay Kholshev and Junior Associates Elena Shelomenzeva and Valentina Mikhaylova from Corporate / M&A.

KOPY Goldfields AB (publ)
Kopy Goldfields AB (publ), listed on NASDAQ First North in Stockholm, is a Swedish gold exploration company operating in Russia’s Irkutsk and Amur Regions, which are two of the world’s areas richest in gold. The Company currently holds 14 licences, grouped into three projects, which entitles them to exploration and production of gold. Kopy Goldfield’s strategy is to create value by identifying and acquiring high potential gold projects, and then carrying out prospecting and exploration there until they are ready to be sold for cash or developed further in cooperation with a JV partner.

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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