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

Rosatom/ Akkuyu NPP

Energy, Natural Resources, Mining & Infrastructure
Advising Rosatom/ Akkuyu on construction of a nuclear power station in Turkey, including drafting of the EPC contract, project finance, etc. (in cooperation with the US law firm Pillsbury).

Far East and Baikal Region Development Fund

Real Estate Development / Construction & Property Development
Acted for the Far East and Baikal Region Development Fund on a RUB 2 bn secured loan for construction of a new terminal at Khabarovsk International Airport servicing domestic flights and the airport infrastructure.

Hochtief AirPory GmbH

Transportation & Logistics
Advised Hochtief AirPory GmbH on setting up and operation of a PPP, a concession agreement for the purpose of development (complex reconstruction and modernisation) of the air transport infrastructure of the Pulkovo Airport in St. Petersburg.

Moscow - St. Petersburg toll motorway

Transportation & Logistics
Acted for a consortium bidding for the "Moscow - St. Petersburg toll motorway from Km. 15 to 58" (Stage 1) and "A new access to the Moscow Ring Road from the M1 Federal Highway" projects, including: review of the application options, comprehensive advice; elaboration of concepts for liability of non-resident participants in financing the project; structuring and registration of a company applying to participate in the tender.

EDB and IIB

Banks & Financial Institutions
Advised a syndicate of the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) and International Investment Bank (IIB) on a project finance transaction for construction of two hydro-power plants with a total capacity of 49.8 MW in the Republic of Karelia (Russia). The RUB 8.15 bn facility will be repaid in 12 years. This is also a pilot project in Russia for the New Development Bank set up by the BRICS countries, as the creditors have used its resources for funding.

RusHydro

Energy, Natural Resources, Mining & Infrastructure
We represent RusHydro, Russia's largest hydropower company, on project financing of the construction of four hydro power plants in Upper Naryn, Kyrgyzstan.

An investment fund

Transportation & Logistics
Advising an investment fund on the project consisting in construction and operation of a 10.3 km toll motorway aimed at reduction of the traffic load on one of the major and busiest Moscow highways. The project is being implemented in the form of a Concession Agreement granted for the period of 40 years from the date of conclusion.

Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF)

Banks & Financial Institutions
Advising Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) on EPC contract for construction of two toll railroad overpasses under Concession Agreement with the Moscow Region in cooperation of one of the major Italian construction companies.

A big Russian investment bank

Banks & Financial Institutions
Advised a big Russian investment bank on project finance/PPP project consisting in construction and operation of a road network, including the drafting of the concession agreement.