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Norton Rose Fulbright

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Konstantin Konstantinov

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Norton Rose Fulbright

Position

Partner

Career

Konstantin Konstantinov advises clients on a wide range of issues related to commercial, corporate and financial law, including mergers & acquisitions, secured and unsecured financings, project and asset financings, securities legislation, private equity transactions. He provides legal support to joint venture projects, reorganization of Russian and transnational companies, debt restructuring program development. Mr. Konstantinov has also acted on securitization transactions and advised security providers in connection with secured bond issuances.

Languages

English, Russian

Education

Moscow State Academy of Law, Law Degree, 1995, Harvard Law School, LL.M., 1997


Russia

Energy and natural resources

Within: Energy and natural resources

Norton Rose Fulbright’s team provides ‘high-quality professional advice’, and is ‘prompt, client-friendly and to-the-point’. Anatoly Andriash heads the practice, which advised Sacturino on its $9bn cash offer for Polyus Gold. Levon Kocharyan handles mining and oil and gas-related matters, and Aydin Jebrailov is a project financing specialist. Konstantin Konstantinov joined the team following the firm’s merger with Chadbourne & Parke LLP; he advises on the full range of commercial and financial matters.

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Russia: Banking and finance

Borrower side

Within: Borrower side

Norton Rose Fulbright appears in the ranking following the firm’s merger with Chadbourne & Parke LLP. Konstantin Konstantinov’s expertise spans secured financing, joint ventures and securities legislation. As Chadbourne & Parke LLP the team advised a project company on a $3.5m power project financing. Andrei Baev joined Reed Smith LLP’s London office from Chadbourne & Parke LLP ahead of the firm’s merger.

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Lender or arranger side

Within: Lender or arranger side

Alexander Tsakoev is the key contact at Norton Rose Fulbright, which advises domestic and international lenders on major financings and transactions. Highlights included advising ING Bank, as part of a syndicate on international lenders, on a pre-export finance facility of up to $1bn. Konstantin Konstantinov, who has ‘a great ability to assess risk’, was a new arrival following the firm’s merger with Chadbourne & Parke LLP (Moscow). Andrei Baev joined Reed Smith LLP’s London office from Chadbourne & Parke LLP ahead of the firm’s merger.

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Russia: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Moscow

Within: Moscow

Norton Rose Fulbright advises on M&A transactions, joint ventures and general corporate advisory matters across Russia and the CIS, and has been notably active in the energy, finance, infrastructure and mining sectors. The group recently advised Sacturino on its $9bn cash offer for Polyus Gold. Anatoly Andriash, Valentina Gluhovskaya and Konstantin Konstantinov, who was a new arrival following the firm’s merger with Chadbourne & Parke LLP, are the key names. Andrei Baev joined Reed Smith LLP’s London office from Chadbourne & Parke LLP ahead of the firm’s merger.

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