Revera, in Belarus, has advised 21vek.by onan investment it received on March 31, 2017, from Zubr Capital Fund in a transaction structured under Belarusian and English law.
Nektorov, Saveliev & Partners (NSP) has assisted with the establishment of LLC Zoomlion-MAZ, a joint venture between MAZ (Belarus) and Zoomlion (China). The JV, which is located in Belarus, will produce heavy machinery, trucks, and special purpose vehicles manufactured from Belarusian chassis with a Chinese superstructure.
Arzinger has advised a group of the Middle East investors led by Agromilk Holding (UAE) on their acquisition of the state-owned dairy farm located in the Grodno region of Belarus. The multimillion investment project is aimed at the development of the current facilities and the construction of new ones, as well as increasing the livestock.
Sayenko Kharenko, working with global advisors Fenwick & West (leading transaction counsel) and Allen & Overy (coordinating counsel), has advised Shanghai Giant Network Technology Co. on Ukrainian aspects of the USD 4.4 billion all-cash acquisition made by a consortium of Chinese private equity firms of Playtika Ltd (Playtika), one of the world’s largest social casino gaming companies, from Caesars Interactive Entertainment (CIE). Sorainen advised on Belarusian matters.
In “The Buzz” we interview experts on the legal industry living and working in Central and Eastern Europe to find out what’s happening in the region and what legislative/professional/cultural trends and developments they’re following closely. Because the interviews are carried out and published on the CEE Legal Matters website on a rolling basis, we’ve marked the dates on which the interviews were originally published.