Goltsblat BLP has advised Otkrytaya Mobilnaya Pltaforma LLC and RUSINTEH on the sale of 75% of shares of Otkrytaya Mobilnaya Pltaforma and 75% of shares of Vatron LLC respectively to PJSC Rostelecom. Rostelecom was advised by White & Case Moscow office.
As a result, Rostelecom, Russia’s national telecommunications operator, has secured a controlling stake in Sailfish Mobile OS and Sailfish Mobile OS RUS, a mobile operating system developer. The acquisition price was not disclosed.
The Goltsblat BLP team was led by Partner Anton Sitnikov and included Partner Elena Trusova, Associate Director Vera Gorbacheva, Senior Associates Oksana Orlovskaya and Anton Nefediev, and Associate Dmitry Sheludyaev.
The White & Case team consisted of Partners Andrei Dontsov and Nikolay Feoktistov and Associates Evgeny Chernyavsky and Timofey Neklyudov.