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EPAM Advises PPG Industries on Russian Aspects of Tikkurila Acquisition

EPAM Advises PPG Industries on Russian Aspects of Tikkurila Acquisition

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Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has advised PPG Industries on Russian legal aspects of its tender offer for the shares of Finnish paint manufacturer Tikkurila.

PPG Industries is a US-based supplier of paints, coatings, and specialty materials. The company operates in more than 70 countries around the world.

According to EPAM, PPG Industries announced on December 18, 2020, that it had entered into an agreement to purchase Tikkurila. According to the firm, the transaction was approved by the EU, Finland, and Kazakhstan antimonopoly authorities, as well as Russia’s FAS.

EPAM’s team was led by Partner Natalia Korosteleva.

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Founded in 1993, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners is the leading full-service law firm in the CIS with offices in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus and associated office in Cyprus.

We handle some of the largest and most complex and demanding transactions. We advise our clients in many areas of law, including: dispute resolution in Russia and abroad, International Arbitration and Litigation, M&A and Corporate, antitrust issues, criminal law, intellectual property, restructurings and insolvencies, international trade and customs, tax, real estate and construction, banking and finance, energy and natural resources, environmental and technical regulation, marine and transport law, pharmaceuticals and healthcare and others.

We combine high academic qualifications, internationally acknowledged moral and ethical values, senior partners' professional experience and practical abilities with the vigour and knowledge of younger attorneys, providing clients with reliable, first-class service according to both Russian and western standards through a flexible structure.

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