Experience

    • A shareholder in a $443 million sale of shares of Polymetal through an accelerated bookbuild.
    • Norilsk Nickel in its $500 million Eurobond offering of 2.55% notes due 2025.
    • Norilsk Nickel in the increase and extension of its unsecured syndicated facility, originally for up to $2.5 billion and signed in December 2017, with a syndicate of 25 international banks for up to $4.15 billion.
    • The Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Yandex in a restructuring of its corporate governance.
    • Norilsk Nickel in its $750 million Eurobond offering of 3.375% notes due 2024.
    • N-Mining in its sale of a 100% stake in gold exploration company, Third Mining Exploration Company, to Kinross Gold Corporation for a fixed cash and share consideration of $283 million and additional consideration in the form of a 1.5% net smelter return (NSR) and contingent consideration linked to future gold reserve additions.
    • Uralkali, one of the world’s leading potash producers, in Chancery Court proceedings against the administrators of the Force India Formula One Team relating to claims of misrepresentation and negligence concerning the bid process for the sale of Force India’s assets.
    • MegaFon in its transaction with VimpelCom to discontinue their Euroset joint venture resulting in MegaFon taking control of over 100% of Euroset.
    • Norilsk Nickel in its up to $2.5 billion syndicated term loan facility with an international syndicate comprising 17 banks and financial institutions.
    • PJSC Polyus in a public offering of shares and depositary receipts pursuant to Regulation S/Rule 144A and listing of depositary receipts on the LSE.
    • Polyus Gold International in its sale of a minority stake in PJSC Polyus to Russian Direct Investment Fund.
    • Polyus Gold International in its sale of up to a $1.4 billion stake in PJSC Polyus to Fosun International.
    • Nornickel in its $1 billion Eurobond offering of 4.10% notes due 2023.
    • Norilsk Nickel in its $500 million credit facility with a syndicate of international banks.
    • Norilsk Nickel and its subsidiary GRK Bystrinskoe in an up to $800 million secured credit facility provided by Sberbank of Russia to finance the development of a gold and copper mining plant in Chita on the Bystrinskoe mining site.
    • The Vladimir Potanin Foundation in the organization of an unprecedented exhibition of Soviet and Russian contemporary art at the Centre Pompidou in Paris.
    • Russia China Investment Fund in its investment in TutorGroup.
    • Norilsk Nickel in its $1 billion Eurobond offering of 6.625% notes due 2022.
    • Uralkali in a buyback programme of its common shares and GDRs with a total purchase amount of $1.32 billion.
    • Uralkali in a buyback programme of its common shares and GDRs with a total purchase amount of up to $1.5 billion.
    • Aeroflot in the establishment of its Level I ADR programme.
    • Uralkali in its up to $800 million pre-export finance facility with a syndicate of eight international banks.
    • Norilsk Nickel in its $1 billion offering of 5.55% Loan Participation Notes due 2020 pursuant to Regulation S/Rule 144A.
    • NLMK in its debut $500 million Eurobond offering of 4.95% notes due 2019.
    • Polyus Gold in its acquisition of 50.1% of KazakhGold Group.
    • RAO UES in the $49 billion spin-off of its power-generating assets to its shareholders.
    • Norilsk Nickel in its $2.1 billion 5-year unsecured syndicated loan facility.
    • Norilsk Nickel in its debut $750 million Eurobond offering of 4.375% notes due 2018.
    • Uralkali in its debut $650 million Eurobond offering of 3.723% notes due 2018.
    • Polyus Gold International in its $9 billion premium listing on the London Stock Exchange.
    • Sberbank in establishing a sponsored ADR facility and admission to trading on the London Stock Exchange.
    • Norilsk Nickel in its $2.7 billion sale of shares in an accelerated bookbuild.
    • OGK-3 in the “dual track” strategic sale of an additional share issue valued at $3.1 billion.
    • OGK-2 in its $1 billion public offering of shares on the London Stock Exchange.
    • Polyus Gold International in the listing of its ADRs on the London Stock Exchange.
    • Jenington International, a subsidiary of Polyus Gold, in its $1 billion purchase of 9% of the stock of Polyus Gold.
    • The Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Mobile TeleSystems in the RUB 5.09 billion acquisition by Mobile TeleSystems of a 25.095% stake in MTS Bank.
    • Interros in an agreement with Millhouse and UC RUSAL on settlement of the shareholders’ conflict, corporate governance and sale of shares in MMC Norilsk Nickel.
    • The Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Sitronics in the voluntary tender offer to acquire 100% of its shares made by its majority shareholder.
    • Uralkali in relisting its global depositary receipts on the London Stock Exchange following its merger with Silvinit.
    • Uralkali in its $1 billion pre-export facility agreement provided by a syndicate of 14 international banks.
    • Russian Trading System Stock Exchange in its $1.1 billion merger with MICEX Group.
    • Uralkali in its $8.1 billion merger with Silvinit.
    • RusHydro in the listing of its GDRs and ADRs on the London Stock Exchange.
    • Inter RAO UES in consolidating its assets (combined value in excess of $12.9 billion) through a series of M&A transactions and closed subscription for shares in Inter RAO UES.
    • KazakhGold Group in its $100 million private placement to international investors.
    • Inter RAO in the sale of its 26.43% share in Enel OGK-5 to a consortium of investors consisting of Xenon Capital Partners’ Rusenergo Fund, the Russian Direct Investment Fund, AGC Equity Partners and the Macquarie Renaissance Infrastructure Fund.
    • OGK-6 in a “dual track” offering of 17% of shares with a subsequent sale to a strategic investor for 21 billion rubles.
    • Volga TGC (TGK-7) in its “dual track” offering of 12.9% of its shares and subsequent 10.9 billion ruble sale to a strategic investor.
    • Aeroflot in aircraft acquisitions and leases with an aggregate asset value in excess of $5 billion.

Education

  • Cornell Law School, 1996, J.D.
  • Moscow State Institute of International Relations, 1993, Law Degree

Languages

  • English
  • Russian