Financial Institutions in Russia

Experience

    • Zurich Insurance in the sale of Zurich Russia's general insurance business to Olma, and restructuring of its Russian global corporate business.
    • New Russia Generation Limited, a $200 million fund managed by Prosperity Capital Management and investing in the Russian power sector.
    • Renaissance Capital and Atlas Capital (a spin-out from GLG Partners) in their complex debt investment in a distressed Kazakh company and related U.S. and other litigation.
    • NLMK in a €70 million facility agreement between Duferco Clabecq S.A. as borrower, Duferco Participations Holding Limited and OJSC Novolipetsk Steel as guarantors and Coöperatieve Centrale Raiffeisen-Boernleenbank S.A. as lender.
    • Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company as seller in the purchase and leasing of three Sukhoi SuperJet 100 aircraft to Lao Central Airlines Public Company, with a financing provided by a major Russian bank.
    • Principal shareholders of Uralkali in the sale of bonds exchangeable into 14.5% of the issued ordinary shares of Uralkali valued in excess of $3 billion.
    • Baring Vostok Capital Partners in the formation of Baring Vostok Private Equity Fund V, a $1.5 billion Russia CIS buyout fund.
    • Baring Vostok Capital Partners in the formation of Baring Vostok Private Equity Fund V Supplemental Fund, a $359 million Russia CIS buyout fund.
    • A U.S. buyer in its purchase of aircraft engines from a Russian airline.
    • Universal Cargo Logistics Holding in its $4.2 billion acquisition of Freight One and the related $3.75 billion financing provided by a syndicate of banks.
    • Russian Trading System Stock Exchange in its $1.1 billion merger with MICEX Group.
    • I.I.H.C. Industrial Investments Limited and its affiliates in the sale of its interests in Friede Goldman United, Ltd. to China Communications Construction Limited.
    • Prometheus Capital in its acquisition of pet product retail chains Beethoven and ZooBoom.
    • Access Industries in its 25% equity stake in Svyazinvest, a holding company owning controlling stakes in the Russian fixed line telecom operators.
    • NLMK in its $1.6 billion pre-export credit facility.
    • GoshawK Insurance Holdings in its acquisition by Enstar Group Limited.
    • ZAO Finance Broker Troika Dialog as financial adviser to RAO UES in its sale of its 32% interest in TGK-7.
    • AIG Financial Services Division in restructuring its various Delaware and Russian companies.
    • Baring Vostok Fund IV in a credit facility.
    • Rank Group in its $2.7 billion purchase of Alcoa’s packaging and consumer businesses.
    • Alfa Capital Partners in the formation of Marbleton Property Fund, a $315 million Russia/CIS real estate fund.
    • Orenburg Airlines in its lease of a Boeing aircraft from CIT.
    • Natsource in its joint implementation project under the Kyoto protocol with Rosgazificatsiya.
    • Baring Vostok Capital Partners in the formation of Baring Vostok Private Equity Fund IV Supplemental Fund, a $451 million Russia, CIS buyout fund.
    • KM Technologies in its acquisition of an interest in a Russian gold mining company from an Irish company.
    • Cupcon Holdings Limited's GUTA Group in its financing of a Falcon business jet.
    • Meridian Capital CIS Fund in its joint venture investment with PIK Group to develop certain commercial real estate in Moscow.
    • Montreux Partners in its acquisition of secured claims to proceeds of arbitral awards entered against the Russian Federation from various European banks.
    • Ukraine’s largest industrial conglomerate in the negotiation and execution of contracts for the $250 million financing and construction of a new five-star soccer stadium in Donetsk to FIFA/UEFA standards.
    • DART Management in matters relating to an investor in an enforcement action to recover spread taken on investments in Russia.
    • A U.S. investor in discounted sovereign debts, in transactions relating to the acquisition of interests in sovereign debt issued by European countries and related enforcement steps.
    • The shareholders of United Financial Group (UFG), an investment company, in the sale of a 60% shareholding in Deutsche Bank.
    • Fletcher Industrial Equity Fund in two series of equity-linked bonds underwritten by the Jersey branch of UBS: $325 million Zero Coupon Exchangeable Bonds due 2006 exchangeable into American Depositary Shares representing fully paid ordinary shares of OJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel, and $325 million Zero Coupon Put Notes exchangeable into American Depositary Shares representing fully paid ordinary shares of OJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel.
    • Alfa Capital Partners in the formation of the $180 million private equity fund, Great Circle Fund.
    • Soros Fund Management as lead member of Mustcom Limited, a Cyprus consortium, in the consortium's $625 million sale of a 25% interest in Svyanzinvest, the Russian fixed-line telecommunication system, to Access Industries, Inc. The Mustcom consortium purchased its interest in Svyazinvest from the Russian government in a privatization tender for $2 billion.
    • DART Management in matters relating to an investor and its co-investors in a Russian investment who now seek to obtain discovery regarding a New York bank account in New York state court pursuant to an order by the Royal Court of Jersey.
    • DART Management in matters relating to an investor in an enforcement action to recover a spread taken on investments in Russia.
    • Capital Group in its acquisition of a 25% stake in DeltaLeasing (Europlan) from Baring Vostok.
    • NLMK and its subsidiary Steel Invest & Finance (Luxembourg) in a €50 million facility with The Royal Bank of Scotland.
    • Polygon European Equity Opportunity Fund in its assessment of the Russian merger control clearance of the Volkswagen/Man merger.