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Anton Dzhuplin

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ALRUD Law Firm

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Banking & Finance, Corporate/M&A, Capital Markets


Anton Dzhuplin, Partner, heads Banking and Finance practice and is one of the Partners at Corporate and M&A practice at ALRUD Law Firm. Anton’s diverse practice includes domestic and international finance transactions in variety of segments, corporate finance, acquisition finance, IPOs, debt and capital markets, derivatives, private equity deals, corporate governance, M&A, public takeovers and joint ventures, restructuring and insolvency.

He has profound track record in a variety of industries including technology, life sciences and pharmaceutical, real estate and infrastructure.


Anton Dzhuplin joined ALRUD in 2007 and became a Partner in 2014.

Anton has a broad industry experience, his clients and business partners praise him for sharp advice and business intelligence.

Before joining ALRUD Anton Dzhuplin was a Senior lawyer/Project manager in one of Russian well-known investment companies.


Anton is fluent in Russian and English.


Anton is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA) and the American Bar Association (ABA).


2002: State University Higher School of Economics, Faculty of Tax and Financial law


Banking and finance: Borrower side

Within: Leading individuals

Anton Dzhuplin - ALRUD Law Firm

Within: Banking and finance: Borrower side

ALRUD Law Firm leads as ‘the top domestic counsel for Russian clients’. Led by Anton Dzhuplin, the team ‘takes a collaborative approach to solving complex issues’ and stands out for its ‘responsiveness and ability to act quickly and thoroughly in order to achieve successful results’. Dzhuplin supported by Ekaterina Mayorova and Ekaterina Boeva are advising Coeclerici Commodities and its Russian subsidiary Kuznetsk Investment Construction Company on a loan provided by Unicredit Bank. The team also assisted Sib Trading with the acquisition finance of Sibenergougol, which included complex structuring issues and negotiations with Gazprombank. Alexander Zharskiy is highly regarded for debt refinancing. The practice also handles various issues for Mastercard, including matters relating to financial developments and regulatory changes to the payment industry.

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Banking and finance: Lender or arranger side

Within: Banking and finance: Lender or arranger side

ALRUD Law Firm has one of ‘the most experienced and well-connected Russian banking practices’, according to one client. It continues to be highly sought after by major international and Russian financial institutions and has a particularly strong relationship with the Russian Direct Investment Fund; it recently advised the client on the project financing of several major PPP projects. The team, which is led by Anton Dzhuplin, advised Bank of Baroda, one of India's largest banks, on a credit facility granted to a Russian pharmaceutical group and subsequent restructuring. Other highlights include its assistance to Rosbank with facility and security agreements granted to the Rosneft Oil Company group, including pledges of shares, mortgages over vessels and security assignment. Alexander Zharskiy and Ekaterina Mayorova are also noted.

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Capital markets

Within: Capital markets

ALRUD Law Firm ’s ‘top level’ team is highly recommended for its ‘ability to find the right solutions for the client’ and its ‘strong commitment to achieve the required result’. Key practitioner Anton Dzhuplin and senior associate Ekaterina Mayorova advised Huntsman on entering into a Russian ISDA with Citibank, and Maire Tecnimont on a hedging agreement based on Russian ISDA agreements. The team is also experienced in advising issuers and investment banks on the Russian law aspects of international and domestic securities offerings and the requirements applicable to issuers on foreign stock exchanges.

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Commercial, corporate and M&a: Moscow

Within: Leading individuals

Anton Dzhuplin - ALRUD Law Firm

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&a: Moscow

ALRUD Law Firm’s ‘market-leading’ team retains a strong reputation as ‘the go-to firm’ for foreign investors and is notably active in headline inbound M&A transactions and joint venture projects within Russian and the CIS region. Alexander Zharskiy, a ‘widely recognised expert in corporate and cross-border transactions’, leads the sizeable team. In recent work, the group advised on the acquisition of a 14.2% stake in Rosneft by CEFC China Energy Company from Glencore and Qatar Investment Authority in a deal worth $9.2bn. In another highlight, the practice assisted Uber Technologies with a $325m multi-jurisdictional joint venture operation with Yandex across six CIS countries. Anton Dzhuplin acted for Sib Trading on the complex acquisition of Sibenergougol and its subsidiaries from the SDS Ugol group. Oleg Ezhov and Timur Akhundov assist Russian and foreign companies with acquisitions, in-bound investments and joint ventures.

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PPP and infrastructure projects

Within: PPP and infrastructure projects

ALRUD Law Firm’s practice is best known for its strength in project financing and domestic and international joint developments and investments. Anton Dzhuplin, who is praised for his ability to ‘find solutions to the most difficult tasks’, is advising the Russian Direct Investment Fund on its participation and financing of $2bn Moscow Ring Road, Startup Facility No. 3. In other highlights, Andrey Zharskiy assisted Tata Power with the preparation and negotiation of framework agreements concerning the development of a coal deposit in the Far East.

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Restructuring and insolvency

Within: Restructuring and insolvency

ALRUD Law Firm’s 'result-oriented team' is sought after by international and Russian corporations due to its 'good understanding of business and recent developments' in the space and strong track record in restructuring and bankruptcy proceedings. Practice head Sergey Petrachkov represents creditors and debtors in corporate restructuring and bankruptcy–related litigation, as well as coordinating and supporting criminal investigations. His recent highlights include advising Otkritie Capital International on bankruptcy-related matters relating to its acquisition by a third-party Russian investor. Anton Dzhuplin, Alexander Zharskiy, Vassily Rudomino and Magomed Gasanov are 'very knowledgeable with a proactive and solution-oriented approach'.

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Within: TMT

At ALRUD Law Firm, the TMT practice is headed by Anton Dzhuplin, whose focus is on transactional and commercial issues, and Maria Ostashenko, who advises on data protection and cybersecurity matters. The group assisted leading event organiser Mesago Messe Frankfurt with boosting its technology trade fair portfolio through the acquisition of RosMould, an innovative trade fair for mould making, prototyping and technologies. Other notable clients include Microsoft and business software development company Vaan.

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