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Vasilisa Strizh

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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

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Corporate Business Transactions


Vasilisa is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Moscow office who represents clients in cross-border and domestic investments, joint ventures, and M&A transactions. She also advises on capital markets transactions, including public and private equity securities offerings and related corporate, regulatory, securities, compliance, and reporting matters. Vasilisa works with companies across multiple industries, including pharmaceuticals and life sciences, financial services, mass media and telecommunications, energy, and the nonprofit sector. She has served as lead lawyer on complex cross-border corporate transactions, including projects involving the issuance and listing of securities, structured settlements, and financing. For more information, view Vasilisa’s biography at

London: Corporate and commercial

M&A: mid-market, £50m-£250m

Within: M&A: mid-market, £50m-£250m

The eight-partner department at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius UK LLP provides ‘timely, efficient service’ and ‘good value for money’. Financial services, technology, life sciences and energy and natural resources are sector strengths: Timothy Corbett advised CTC Media on the sale of a 75% stake in its Russian television broadcasting business to comply with Russian media ownership regulations, while Iain Wright acted for UFG Asset Management on its purchase of a 31% stake in Trans-Siberian Gold from AngloGoldAshanti. SUN Gold is another natural resources client. The practice is noted for its experience in Russia and Asia; Amy Comer advised Trican Well Service on the English and Kazakh law aspects of its sale of Trican Well Service Kazakhstan to Petro Welt Technologies, and, alongside the Moscow-based Vasilisa Strizh, acted for Russia Partners on its sale of a majority stake in Westcall SPb to ER-Telecom. ‘Experienced, commercially astute’ practice head Tom Cartwright is recommended for private equity work; he assisted Alcuin Capital Partners with the management buyout of Koh Group. Additionally in the food space, Bruce Johnston advised Sumitomo on its €751m purchase of Fyffes. David Ramm and Stephen Walters are also recommended.

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Russia: Commercial, corporate and M&A


Within: Moscow

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP’s ‘extremely business savvy’ group provides ‘great industry knowledge and useful advice within a short timeframe’. Managing partner Brian Zimbler and Roman Dashko are the key figures. The group advised Sberbank CIB on purchasing a stake in RusGasEngineering. Vasilisa Strizh is also noted.

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