Ayta focuses on transactional and corporate work, including M&A transactions and corporate governance matters, as well as providing day-to-day legal support with respect to clients' business operations in Russia.
Some of Ayta’s recent projects include*:
Advising Indorama Ventures Public Company Ltd, a Thai-based chemicals producer on the acquisition, on the acquisition of a 65.72% stake in Israel’s Avgol Industries, the world’s third biggest manufacturer of nonwovens for hygiene applications, with production sites in Israel, the US, Russia, China and India.
Representing Alfa-Bank on sale of Alforma Capital Markets Inc., a New York-based subsidiary of Alfa-Bank, to BCS Holding, the Moscow Exchange securities broker.
Representing Alfa-Bank in connection with the acquisition of the shares in a wagon leasing company.
Representing Aeroinvest in connection with the sale of shares in two companies managing airport complexes.
Representing X5 Retail Group in pre-acquisition due diligence reviews in relation of regional retail chains.
Representing a major development company on a number of investment projects involving the acquisition of large business centers in the Moscow region.
Performing a full scale in-depth due diligence over a port in Far East of Russia for an LSE listed international company.
Representing VseInstrumenty.ru, an Internet company, on several transactions, including the repurchase of the minority interest in the company.
Representing Parallel Graphics in connection with investment by Siemens Venture Capital GmbH.
Representing Kinross Gold Corporation on on-going general corporate matters in relation to Kinross's mining activities in Russia and CIS, including various employment, regulatory legal issues and matters related to commercial contracts.
Representing IDS Borjomi, one of the world’s leading producers of the mineral water, in relation to the purchase of 100% shares of Noringa Group.
Representing a number of foreign companies on establishment of a Russian presence.
*including projects before joining Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Russia) LLP.