Dentons announced that Sergey Trakhtenberg, a Partner in the firm's Moscow office, has been appointed head of the Russian Real Estate / Construction Practice.
Trakhtenberg has extensive experience in cross-border M&A, joint ventures and finance transactions, primarily in the real estate sector.
According to Dentons, Trakhtenberg has acted as lead lawyer in a wide range of transactions, including share and asset sales and acquisitions, investment in existing or future property, construction, secured and unsecured lending (both on the lender and borrower side), workouts and restructurings of defaulted loans, and others. He has significant experience in structuring and implementing these transactions and drafting and negotiating a full range of related transaction documentation (including English-law documents). He has also conducted numerous full and limited-scope due diligence reviews and coordinated due diligence exercises by offshore counsel on cross-border transactions.
Florian Schneider, Managing Partner of Dentons’ Moscow office, said that “Sergei has led teams of lawyers on the most complex and large-scale projects in the Russian real estate market. He will be responsible for strategy to further develop Dentons’ Real Estate and Construction practice in Russia and the CIS.”