Recent Deals

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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

Auchan

Retail
Advised Auchan on acquiring an existing supermarket chain in Russia.

Sale of a bakery plant

FMCG
Advised the client on corporate sale of a bakery plant in the Moscow Region to Lantmännen Unibake, a major Swedish agricultural holding.

Westminster Property Ventures

Real Estate Development / Construction & Property Development
Advised Westminster Property Ventures on sale of the Tsentralnaya Hotel, the famous 19th century Filippov house on Tverskaya Street, to IHI plc, owners of the Malta-based Corinthia Hotels Group, and its Russian partners. The Buyer plans to renovate the building into a luxury Corinthia Hotel and branded serviced apartments for sale.

Globus

Retail
Advised Globus, a German hypermarket chain, on its expansion on the Russian market, specifically on acquiring a land plot and properties in north-east Moscow for a new hypermarket.

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.

Invest AG

Advised Invest AG on the sale of a Class A Business centre on the Rublevo-Uspenskoye Highway to the Moscow Region Government.

UFG Real Estate Russia and Orientir Development

Represented UFG Real Estate Russia and Orientir Development (former Logopark Development) in a sale transaction of the Sever-2 logistics park to Raven Russia.

Operating Division of OMC

Advising the Operating Division of OMC (the biggest catering, fleet management and technical operation outsourcing operator in Eastern Europe) on acquisition of 100% of shares in Forum Facility Management, commercial operator of the Moscow Aurora Business Park, with a total area of over 150 thousand sq.m.

Hals-Development and CiTer Invest B.V.

Real Estate Development / Construction & Property Development
Advised Hals-Development and CiTer Invest B.V. (VTB group) on the acquisition of the controlling stake in the company holding rights for the development of Plot 11 of the Moscow City International Business Center and further advice on three secured borrowings from VTB Bank to finance the investment project for the development of IQ-Kvartal multifunctional complex (construction of a multi-level tower and a transportation hub with the total area of 230 000 sq.m.) of the Moscow City International Business Center.