Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner retains its leading M&A counsel position in Russia and is ranked #1 in the research for three quarters of 2021


As per the results of the first nine months of 2021, the BCLP Corporate / M&A practice was ranked #1 in the overall ranking, including #1 by deal volume and #3 by deal value (in excess of USD 2.6 bn) in the study of best M&A legal advisors in Russia according to the information and analytical project.

Earlier in the year, BCLP Russia was ranked among the top 10 law firms in Eastern Europe for the first three quarters of 2021 by Refinitiv, an international rating researching M&A projects, and as a top 10 counsel for the biggest deals in Russia by total value by the international publication Mergermarket.

Anton Sitnikov, Partner, Head of Corporate / M&A (Russia), has commented: "We are delighted that our team remains very busy with M&A work in Russia and are grateful to our clients for entrusting us with supporting their deals. Lately, we have been providing advice on M&A deals in a number of sectors, including, among many, TMT, Real Estate and Construction Transport and Logistics, Pharmaceuticals, FMCG, Ed Tech and banking”.

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