Mikhail Erokhin


Mikhail is an Associate in the Corporate Practice, specialising in general corporate and financial transaction matters. He has experience in advising Russian and international companies on a range of legal matters, conducting due diligence and drawing up transaction documents.

Track Record

Below are some of the projects in which Mikhail has been involved:

  •  Advising Yenisei TGK, a subsidiary of Siberian Generating Company (SGC), a leading operator on the Russian electricity and thermal energy market, on acquisition of Krasnoyarskaya GRES-2 power plant from OGK-2 (Gazprom Energoholding Group).

  • Advising Orion LLC belonging to ESN Group on the sale of 100% of the shares in the fiscal data operator First OFD (ESK JSC) to VTB Group. First OFD serves about 400,000 cash registers and is one of the three largest fiscal data operators in Russia.

  • Advising Kuzbassenergo, a subsidiary of Siberian Generating Company, in connection with an over RUB 21 billion (approx. USD 320 million) acquisition of Reftinskaya GRES, the largest coal-fired power plant in Russia, from Enel Russia.

  • Advising Joom SIA on buying a 10% stake in on-line shopping platform iGooods, the retail food delivery service with the biggest turnover.

  • Advising Open Mobile Platform-DC LLC and RUSINTECH LLC on sale of 75% in Open Mobile Platform-DC and 75% in Votron LLC to Rostelecom PJSC, which through this transaction gains control over the developer of Sailfish OS and Sailfish Mobile OS RUS.

  • Advising Pangeo Capital on all aspects of setting up and operating Pangeo Radar, a Russian-Austrian joint venture between Pangeo Capital and Radarservices Smart IT Security to develop, localise and deploy IT security software for major corporations and public companies.

  • Advising H.M.S. Technologies Limited (HMST), the major shareholder in HMS Group, on restructuring its 71.51% shareholding in HMS Hydraulic Machines & Systems Group Plc (LSE: HMSG) (HMS Group Plc), the Cyprus-based parent of HMS Group.

  • Advising Fasten (a portfolio company of UFG Private Equity), a major player on Russia’s taxi aggregator market and owner of the Taxi Saturn and RedTaxi brands, on its merger with RuTaxi (the Vezyot and Leader brands).

  • Advising the shareholder of Tyumensky Fanerny Zavod (Tyumen Plywood Plant), the top plywood producer in Russia’s Western Siberia, on a sale of its 100% stake to SVEZA, a global leader on the birch plywood market.

  • Advising a major international EPC contractor on the sale of its interest in a Russian project engineering company.

  • Performing a full scale in-depth due diligence over a port in Far East of Russia for an LSE listed international company.

  • Providing comprehensive legal support to Japanese hotel chain within the Russian Federation, including advising on structuring of a hotel business in Russia.

  • Participating in pre-sale due diligence of a regional mobile operator in the context of potential acquisition of its shares by a major Russian mobile operator.

  • Participating in pre-sale due diligence of a company group operating in the oilfield service sector.

  • Advising a major brewery on approval of a new version of its articles of association.

  • Advising a major international company involved in clinical trials on various corporate law aspects.