Schoenherr has helped Viennese crypto-currencies retail broker Bitpanda obtain a EUR 143 million Series B investment from Valar Ventures and DST Global. Taylor Wessing advised Valar Ventures on the deal.
DLA Piper has advised KazanExpress on an acquisition of a 30% stake in the company from AliExpress Russia — a joint venture between China’s Alibaba Group and Russia’s MegaFon, Mail.ru Group, and Russian Direct Investment Fund. Alrud advised AliExpress Russia on the deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.
DLA Piper has advised Renera, a Russian energy storage business owned by Rosatom’s Tvel Fuel Company, on the acquisition of a 49% stake in Enertech International, a South Korean manufacturer of electrodes, lithium-ion storage cells, and energy storage systems. Monastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov & Partners advised Enertech on the deal.