Thu, Jan
84 New Articles

Lidings Advises BILLA on Real Estate Acquisition in Moscow



Lidings has acted as legal advisor for BILLA retail chain in the expansion of its retail chain in Moscow.

Lidings Real Estate and Construction practice lawyers conducted due diligence of the deal on the anticipated acquisition by BILLA Realty of a non-residential building located on the north-west side of the capital to set up a retail grocery store.

"As part of due diligence, identifying the main risks and conducting their assessment allowed us to offer the client an optimal scheme to complete the deal in a safe and timely manner," commented Lidings Counsel Vadim Konyushkevich. "Considering BILLA’s business expansion strategy on the Russian market we would be delighted to continue cooperation and offer our expertise obtained  through involvement in numerous high-profile privatization and acquisition projects on the territory of Russia," Konyushkevich added.

The BILLA supermarket chain has been present in Russia since 2004, and it is expected that over 100 supermarkets will be operating around the country by the end of 2014. 


Russian Knowledge Partner

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 offices in the UK, the USA and Cyprus.

We advise its clients in many areas of law, including: dispute resolution in Russia and abroad, corporate law, M&A, antitrust issues, project finance and PPP, restructurings and insolvencies, energy and natural resources, property management and privatization, environment, technical regulation and industrial safety, banking and finance, intellectual property, criminal law, real estate and construction, taxation, family and labour disputes, marine and transport law, and international trade and customs.

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 that enables thus providing clients with reliable, first-class service according to both Russian and western standards through a flexible structure.

All News about, and Legal Analysis by, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners can be found here.

Firm's website: www.epam.ru


Our Latest Issue