Clifford Chance LLP

Capital Markets Department

Russia
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What the team is known for Highly respected Moscow-London team best known for advising underwriters on significant debt and equity mandates. Instructed by the Russian Federation on several high-value Eurobonds issuances. Active representing companies in potential IPOs and SPOs as well as bond issuances.

Notable practitioners

Adrian Cartwright is a London-based, UK-qualified capital markets lawyer representing clients in equity capital markets mandates, representing issuers and underwriters in IPOs and SPOs.

Described as a lawyer who is "very thorough and strongly defends his clients' interests," Arthur Iliev provides advice on equity and debt mandates including bonds as well as IPO listings. He was instructed by the Russian Federation on several high-value sovereign Eurobond issuances.

London-based David Dunnigan is a UK-qualified capital markets expert who is regularly involved in representing both governments and private entities in Eurobond issuances. "Whenever any complex issue would arise, it was him who advised how to deal with it. He's efficient and very responsive," a source says.

Evgeny Soloviev draws praise from market sources, with a client saying: "He knows absolutely everything," adding that "he does the work: he drafts papers, he negotiates, he's directly involved." Another client describes him as "very responsible and hard-working." Headvises the issuers on significant debt mandates including high-value Eurobonds and also assists with such equity matters as IPOs, SPOs and tender offers.