Ayta Aduchieva


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.