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

Raven Property Group Limited

Real Estate Development / Construction & Property Development
Advised Raven Property Group Limited on a conditional agreement for the acquisition of a completed and fully let warehouse of 64,375sqm in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, together with 21.5ha of adjacent land, from a fund managed by Amstar. Consideration for the acquisition is Roubles 2.8 bn (circa USD 41,5 m). The matter had significant importance for the Russian real estate market as Raven Property Group Limited is one of the few western funds continuing to consistently develop its business operations in Russia.

Raven Russia

Real Estate Development / Construction & Property Development
Advised Raven Russia on two Euro 80 secured facilities from VTB Germany for refinancing the acquisition of the “Gorigo” class A warehouse complex located near St Petersburg and for leveraging three class A office centres (Kellerman, Pervomayskaya Zarya and Konstanta) in St Petersburg.

PPF Real Estate

Real Estate Development / Construction & Property Development
Advising PPF in relation to the biggest office acquisition in 2015: acquisition for subsequent operation (jointly with The Hines Russia & Poland Fund) of two class “A” office buildings in central Moscow (part of the Metropolis multifunctional complex). The transaction was named Transaction of the Year by CRE Awards 2016 (Commercial Real Estate, a leading specialised publication in Russia).

Adidas

FMCG
Retail
Advised Adidas in relation to the biggest owner-occupier deal for 2015 in the Russian warehousing market: acquisition of a class “A” warehouse in the Moscow region with the gross leasable area of 130,000 square meters. The deal was structured as an Asset Deal. The deal was nominated for the Deal of the Year 2016 by the jury of Commercial Real Estate Awards ceremony.

Raven Russia

Real Estate Development / Construction & Property Development
Advised Raven Russia on a USD 100m facility from the state bank for the acquisition of companies owning a warehouse facility.

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.

Client

Assistance with the Initial Coin Offering of blockchain project www.bubbletone.io (a decentralised telecom ecosystem connecting operators, service providers and consumers). We advised on all aspects of ICO including regulatory and IP issues.

SLP Network

Advised SLP Network on ICO (initial coin offering) of a loyalty points platform. We have advised on relevant regulatory and IP issues and have developed the documentation package for arranging the ICO.

Client

Advised the client on cryptocurrency mining platform in Irkutsk region. We have advised on regulatory, IP and tax issues of Cayman fund structure.