The Moscow and London offices of Debevoise & Plimpton have advised longstanding client Polyus Gold International in its USD 500 million Eurobond offering, due March 28, 2022 with a coupon of 4.699% per annum.
Goltsblat BLP has advised Severgroup on its sale of a 100% shareholding in AO Metcombank, the biggest commercial bank in the Volgograd Region and a leader on the Russian car lending market, to PAO Sovcombank. Baker Botts advised Sovcombank on the deal, which was cleared by the Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service in September. On October 7, 2016, Severgroup and Sovcombank announced that the necessary approvals had been obtained and the transaction had closed successfully.
Liniya Prava is reporting that it supported the placement of non-convertible interest-bearing certificated bonds classes A1 and B of LLC Transportation Concession Company (TCC) — a consortium established by the LSR Group and Management Company Leader — which took place on Moscow's Interbank Currency Exchange on September 27th, 2016.
Ilyashev & Partners is reporting that it successfully defended the interests of the State Enterprise Antonov in a court dispute with JSC Aviacor – Aviation Plant in the Arbitration Court of the Samara Region in a case involving payment of remuneration (royalties) for use of trademark during manufacture and sale of aircraft.
The Moscow and Paris offices of Debevoise & Plimpton have advised the Vladimir Potanin Foundation on the organization of an exhibition of Soviet and Russian contemporary art at the Centre Pompidou in Paris.