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

Rossium group

Banks & Financial Institutions
Advised on the acquisition by Rossium group (Credit Bank of Moscow) of a 90.99% stake in ONEXIM's PJSС OPIN.

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.

Guardian Industries

Industrial Manufacturing
Supported Guardian Industries on construction projects for two float glass plants in the Ryazan and Rostov Regions, which included: an EBRD lending facility for the project, the acquisition of land plots, re-categorisation and change of permitted use of the land, construction, engineering infrastructure, environmental aspects, permission documentation, representation in state arbitration courts and public tenders. Advised Guardian Industries on receiving a RUR 4.3bn loan facility from the EBRD.

Tomilino Logistics Park

Transportation & Logistics
Acted for Tomilino Logistics Park in a series of deals involving forward financing with Fleming Family & Partners, ImmoEast and Raven Russia and subsequent sale of the completed properties: finance, collateral, land issues, construction, lease, infrastructure, utilities.

Merrill Lynch International

Banks & Financial Institutions
Acted for Merrill Lynch International in funding the acquisition of the St Katharine’s Estate, a luxury marina development near London’s Tower Bridge. The estate includes offices, retail and residential properties.

Linstow

Real Estate Development / Construction & Property Development
Supported Linstow in its acquisition of a future hotel development in Moscow, including structuring entry to the project, financing, developing a system of collateral instruments, land privatisation, change of permitted use and lifting a construction ban.

Pushkino Logistic Park

Transportation & Logistics
Advised Pushkino Logistic Park on sale of assets to Raven Russia for US$215m.

Eurohypo

Banks & Financial Institutions
Advised Eurohypo on refinancing of five Marriot and Holiday Inn hotels in Moscow, refinancing of Aurora, Legion I, Chaika and Capital Plaza business centres in Moscow.

Aareal Bank

Banks & Financial Institutions
Advised Aareal bank on refinancing of the Ritz Carlton in Moscow, refinancing of the Horus office portfolio later purchased by O1 Properties.