Today’s economic environment requires efficient and timely financing of projects and working capital needs. Our lawyers advise on a wide range of finance transactions, from straightforward bilateral loans to highly structured transactions, project finance, capital markets transactions, repos and derivatives. Our clients are Russian large and mid-cap corporates, Russian and international banks, as well as private funds.
We bring together top-notch international deal expertise, commercial awareness and detailed knowledge of a rapidly changing regulatory landscape. Our cross-jurisdictional team can advise on cross-border and domestic projects. We cover regulatory and structuring issues, drafting and negotiation of transaction documents, regulatory or corporate approvals, and ancillary matters. Being an independent and flexible firm, we are always eager to share our commercial vision and experience and help the client to build and defend negotiating position.
We have recently advised:
- the lender to a Russian manufacturing group, pursuant to which we assisted in preparing finance and security documents, as well as share transfer documents under English and Cypriot law (with the involvement of Cypriot counsel);
- the borrower on the extension of a term loan facility secured by mortgage of real estate and due diligence of real estate assets;
- the borrower on a finance transaction based on the ISDA Swap Master Agreement secured by GDRs admitted to trading on the London Stock Exchange;
- a Russian investment company in connection with the project financing of an innovative agricultural complex and distribution center in St Petersburg, Russia.