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Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for

Strong team assisting with a broad array of financing matters. Particularly active on high-value acquisition financing and refinancing mandates. Represents blue-chip Russian as well as international creditors. Also assists large domestic borrowers. Boasts expertise in the real estate, natural resources and retail sectors. Additionally active in aviation financing matters.

Strengths

One client lauds the team for its business approach, saying: "The team not only covers legal work but also contributes to the commercial success of a project, which is truly invaluable."

Clients also praise the team for "proposing excellent solutions" in complex deals.

Work highlights

Advised a major Russian bank on a USD430 million loan facility to a major Russian mining group for a leveraged buyout and the refinancing of the existing indebtedness.

Notable practitioners

Ekaterina Logvinova advises lenders and borrowers on leveraged buyouts and refinancing, as well as acquisition finance matters. A source describes her as "very hard-working, very hands-on," and another client adds: "She really helped with the commercial side of the negotiations."

Natalia Nikitina heads the firm's banking and finance practice, with a client saying: "She is a natural leader and a real driving force of the team." Clients also appreciate her willingness to share the experience of market practice, and her hands-on as well as solution-driven approach. Nikitina handles a variety of mandates, including structured, acquisition and project finance, as well as regulatory issues. She is also involved in the aviation sector.

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Banking & Finance

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4 Romanov Pereulok

Moscow

Moscow

Russia

125009

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Russia

Aviation: Finance


Natalia Nikitina
Band 3

Banking & Finance


Ekaterina Logvinova
Up and Coming
Natalia Nikitina
Band 2