Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has successfully represented the interests of Mondi Syktyvkar before the Federal Antimonopoly Service of the Russian Federation. Mondi Syktyvkar is a subsidiary company of international group Mondi Uncoated Fine Paper and is Russia’s largest producer of offset paper.
On June 27, 2016, CEE Legal Matters reported that Orrick had advised Sberbank and VTB on RUB 70 billion in financing for Telmamskaya HPP LLC (a subsidiary of EuroSibEnergo Group, which itself is part of the En+ Group energy and natural resources industrial conglomerate). Baker Botts advised Telmamskaya HPP on the deal.
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.
Noerr has advised long term client foodpanda on the USD 100 million sale of Delivery Club, which Noerr describes as "the number one Internet food delivery company in Russia," to Mail.Ru Group. Dentons advised Mail.Ru Group on the deal, by which it will acquire 100% of Delivery Club in an all cash transaction. The deal is not subject to any third party approvals.
Dentons has advised the Eurochem mineral fertilizer producer on a USD 800 million five-year pre-export financing with a group of 14 banks, including lead arranger ING Bank and other lead arrangers Bank of China, Citibank, Commerzbank, Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank JSC, Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Mizuho, Natixis, Nordea, Raiffeisenbank, Unicredit, Societe Generale and Rosbank. Morgan Lewis advised the banks on the deal.
White & Case has announced that two CEE attorneys – Istanbul-based Corporate/M&A specialist Ceylan Kara and Moscow-based Project Finance specialist Ekaterina Logvinova – are among the 15 promoted by the firm to Local Partner worldwide with effect from January 1, 2017. Another six CEE lawyers (three in Prague, two in Warsaw, and one in Istanbul) were among the 26 promoted to Counsel worldwide.
Linklaters has advised Rosneft on the sale of 20% of the ordinary shares in PJSC Verkhnechonskneftegaz, one of the largest producing subsidiaries of the Rosneft Group, to the Beijing Gas Group Co. The sale includes a related joint venture established for the purposes of further exploration of the Verkhnechonskoye field.