We handle the most significant corporate and finance deals in Central Asia.
Kinstellar's highly experienced team can help you to successfully negotiate acquisitions, disposals, JVs, corporate reorganisations, restructurings, mergers, public takeovers, complex financings and can steer you through the full range of IPO issues. Our team has advised on both the buyer’s and seller’s side of numerous M&A transactions for strategic and financial investors across the region.
Our legal experts bring international experience and local knowledge in key sectors of the Kazakh economy such as oil and gas, mining, financial services, infrastructure and telecommunications.
Recent work highlights include:
Representation of JSC Halyk Bank Kazakhstan on the acquisition of the majority stake in Kazkommertsbank JSC from its controlling shareholder Mr Kenges Rakishev and National Wealth Fund Samruk-Kazyna JSC – the largest deal in M&A in the banking sector of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
Representation of a consortium of bank involving financing of Tengizchevroil (TCO) on a USD 36.8 billion bank/bond financing required to undertake an expansion program – one of the largest upstream oil industry project financings to date;
Representation of Tele2 Sverige AB on its joint venture with Kazakhtelecom JSC, and the combination of the cellular operations of their subsidiaries Altel JSC and Mobile Telecom-Services LLP (Tele2 Kazakhstan) – the creation of the second largest mobile operator in Kazakhstan.