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Latham & Watkins LLP

Ragnar Johannesen

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Ragnar Johannesen specializes in banking and corporate finance, with a particular focus on event-driven transactions, restructurings, and structured and limited recourse financings (including structured trade and export financings) in emerging markets.


Banking and finance: Lender or arranger side

Within: Banking and finance: Lender or arranger side

Latham & Watkins LLP's ‘well-organised, efficient and knowledgeable’ practice specialises in advising domestic and international banks on acquisition finance, syndicated loans and restructuring in the oil and gas and mining sectors. The ‘responsive and practical’ Ragnar Johannesen ‘knows the market very well’ and is the main practitioner along with recently promoted counsel Elizaveta Bacheyeva.

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Energy and natural resources

Within: Energy and natural resources

Latham & Watkins LLP's transactional expertise was strengthened by the hire of corporate partner Alexander Gomonov from Baker & McKenzie - CIS, Limited; his recent work includes advising Yaisky Oil Refinery on a RUR55bn refinancing of a Sberbank loan. Ragnar Johannesen specialises in banking and corporate finance. Elizaveta Bacheyeva is noted for cross-border finance transactions.

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