DLA Piper has advised Baring Vostok, a private equity fund investing in Russia/CIS, on its acquisition of a minority stake in Itransition, a Belarusian software solutions developer and IT services provider. The seller, Firestrong Ltd., was represented by Baker Botts.
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has advised Solntse Mexico and Mission Foods Stupino, the Russian divisions of the Gruma Group, on their restructuring and on obtaining special economic zone resident status with the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation and other governmental bodies in connection with its investment in a factory in Moscow Region.
Moscow's Alliance Legal law firm has successfully represented the interests of Mikhail Kiyko, Director General of the United Grain Company, in a claim before the Moscow Region's Khimki City Court, which ruled that an article appearing in The Moscow Post entitled "The General Millionaire Tries to Get to Zolotov's Deputy" was untrue.
The Pepeliaev Group is providing legal services to the China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Machinery and Electronic Products (CCCME) and a number of Chinese producers and exporters of aluminum alloy wheels within the framework of an anti-dumping investigation. The project is being implemented in cooperation with Beijing's Zhong Lun Law Firm.