Mergers & Acquisitions in Russia

The firm consistently leads on the biggest, most innovative and market-shaping M&A work in the region.

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Recommended for International & Cross-Border Capabilities.

“They handle cross-border matters with a lot of professionalism. They are very efficient and have great connections in the Russian market.”

Law Firm of the Year for Mergers and Acquisitions in Russia

—Best Lawyers, 2020

—Chambers Global, 2020


Ranked as a leading firm in Russia for Corporate/M&A, with Dmitri Nikiforov listed as an “eminent practitioner.” Alan Kartashkin and Natalia Drebezgina are also listed as leading practitioners.

The quality of the documentation is exceptional and they're always ready to assist any time.

Chambers Europe, 2019 and Chambers Global, 2020

Ranked as a leading firm in Russia for Corporate/M&A.

“Responsive team” provides “a high level of service and strong project management.”

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2018-2020

Ranked as a leading firm in Russia for Mergers & Acquisitions.

—IFLR1000, 2020

Dmitri Nikiforov

Alan Kartashkin

Natalia Drebezgina

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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.

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Alyona Kucher is recommended for Corporate, Commercial and M&A and Real Estate & Construction by The Legal 500 EMEA (2020).

Alyona Kucher

Ranked as a leading firm in Russia for Mergers & Acquisitions.

IFLR1000, 2020

Alan Kartashkin

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Experience Spotlight

Norilsk Nickel in strategic advice relating to its $13.1 billion sale of a 25% interest in its company to UC RUSAL.

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Debevoise Advises Alibaba in Russian Joint Venture

Uralkali in its $8.1 billion merger with Silvinit.

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KazakhGold Group Limited in its $11 billion combination with Polyus Gold.

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Deal Highlight

Universal Cargo Logistics Holding in its $4.2 billion acquisition of Freight One, including the $3.75 billion financing of the transaction provided by a syndicate of banks.

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