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What the team is known for

Remarkable transactional and advisory team assisting with complex high-value M&A as well as corporate structuring and joint venture projects. Acts on transactions relating to TMT, real estate and energy companies. Maintains a client roster of private equity groups, international financial institutions and sovereign wealth funds. Active of late in the pharmaceutical, IT and energy industries.

Strengths

"We know that they will suggest the best possible solution and we can always rely on their advice," enthuses one impressed client.

Another client adds: "We feel secure; we know that we will have their full commitment and involvement. They are very commercially oriented. They understand the economics behind M&A deals."

Work highlights

Assisted VTB Bank with its USD2 billion sale of a 55% stake in Tele2 Russia to Rostelecom.

Notable practitioners

Andrei Dontsov is a top-ranked M&A name in Russia. Sources are quick to highlight his client-oriented and creative approach. One commentator enthuses that he "provides solutions that are tailored to the business," while another adds: "He knows all the ins and outs."

Eminent practitioner Eric Michailov is a well-established figure in the Russian market. He provides valuable strategic advice on acquisitions and frequently assists private equity funds.

Eminent practitioner Igor Ostapets commands a wealth of transactional expertise, advising major domestic and foreign clients. He is described by market commentators as "constructive and tactical"and is also noted for his hands-on approach.He is particularly experienced in handling deals and joint ventures in the energy sector.

Nikolay Feoktistov regularly furnishes advice on high-profile acquisitions and corporate mandates. A client enthuses: "Nikolay is very dedicated to his work and puts in all his energy in order to solve any emerging issues."

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Corporate/M&A

White & Case LLP

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Location

4 Romanov Pereulok

Moscow

Moscow

Russia

125009

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Russia

Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability


Andrei Dontsov
Band 1
Eric Michailov
Eminent Practitioners
Igor Ostapets
Eminent Practitioners
Nikolay Feoktistov
Band 4

Private Equity


Eric Michailov
Eminent Practitioners