Recent Deals

"Coming up with hidden critical issues."
Nalco Company
Vaclav Harant, General Director for Russia and CIS
"The team of real professionals, each of them capable, when necessary, of providing robust legal support for achieving any business objective."
Siberian Coal Energy Company (SUEK)
Alexander Redkin, Legal Director
"We would like to note the impeccable quality of the services provided to us and the high standard of professionalism demonstrated by the team, together with a profound understanding of our business specifics and strategic mission."
Sibur
Aleksey Nikiforov, Legal Support,
"… a profound understanding of how the Russian energy industry ticks and an impressive track record of energy and infrastructure projects, including with an international footprint."
RusHydro
Dmitry Panchenko, Legal Director
"An undeniable strength of the firm is its high level of competence and the ability to find the best solution to complex legal challenges."
United Metallurgical Company (OMK)
Vladimir Markin, President

Open Mobile Platform-DC/ RUSINTECH

TMT (Telecommunications, Media and Technology)
Advised Open Mobile Platform-DC and RUSINTECH on sale of 75% in Open Mobile Platform and Votron to Rostelecom, which through this transaction gains control over the developer of Sailfish OS and Sailfish Mobile OS RUS.

CITIC Telecom International

TMT (Telecommunications, Media and Technology)
Advised CITIC Telecom International on acquisition of the telecommunication business of Linx Telecommunications, including Linx's 470 km optic fiber network in the Baltic Sea, and its network operations centers (NOCs) in Moscow and Tallinn, Estonia.

Da Vinci Capital Management

TMT (Telecommunications, Media and Technology)
Banks & Financial Institutions
Advised Da Vinci Capital on $55m subscription for “Gram” tokens during second round of ICO of the Telegram Group - one of the world’s most popular messenger apps. TON (Telegram Open Network) is the largest ICO in the history of cryptocurrencies and the most hyped ICO of 2018. TON Whitepaper states that 84 percent of blockchain-based projects have an active Telegram community, more than all other chat applications combined.

Fasten

TMT (Telecommunications, Media and Technology)
Transportation & Logistics
Advised Fasten (owner of Saturn and RedTaxi brands), a major player on the taxi aggregator market in Russia, on its merger with RuTaxi (Vezyet / Везет and Leader / Лидер brands).

Intel Capital

TMT (Telecommunications, Media and Technology)
Advised Intel on an international deal – acquisition of Soft Machines Inc, involved in licensing and joint development of products for the Internet of Things (IoT), mobile telecommunications and cloud computing.

McAfee/Intel

TMT (Telecommunications, Media and Technology)
Advised McAfee/ Intel in relation to the USD 389 m acquisition of StoneSoft, a Finland-based leading innovator in the next-generation network firewall products.

Mobile TeleSystems (MTS)

TMT (Telecommunications, Media and Technology)
Advised PJSC MTS, the leading telecommunications provider in Russia, on its acquisition of a controlling stake (50.82%) in the Russian retail software developer Oblachny Retail LLC operating under the LiteBox brand.

Autodesk Inc.

TMT (Telecommunications, Media and Technology)
Advised Autodesk Inc. on the acquisition of SeeControl Inc., including comprehensive IP support in relation to software made in Russia and its impact on the transaction structure and documents.

Intel Capital

TMT (Telecommunications, Media and Technology)
Advised Intel on an international transaction to acquire Itseez Inc., a provider of computer vision software solutions.