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Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate, Technology, Media, Private Equity, Telecommunications




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London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

IT and telecoms

Within: IT and telecoms

White & Case LLP’s β€˜excellent’ team acts for clients including Facebook, Google and Afrimax Vodafone. Jonathan Langley, who has β€˜a strong M&A background’ and β€˜expertise that is unparalleled’, jointly heads the team with Eric Michailov, who also specialises in M&A and corporate issues, and has a considerable focus on Russia. Langley advised HSBC on the sale of certain shares in O3b to SES, and handled Digital Realty’s acquisition of eight European carrier-neutral data centres across Europe. David Eisenberg is an expert in acquisition and joint ventures in the telecoms sector.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

White & Case LLC’s β€˜high-quality real estate practice’ finds β€˜effective solutions’ and β€˜adopts a practical approach to challenging situations’. Practice head Eric Michailov is β€˜particularly brilliant’ and advised Yandex on its proposed acquisition of a Moscow office complex.

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Within: TMT

White & Case LLC provides β€˜excellent quality support’ and β€˜is able to deliver solid results’. Practice head Eric Michailov is β€˜quick, smart and to-the-point’, and corporate and M&A lawyer Andrei Dontsov is also noted. Highlights included advising Naspers on its $1.2bn acquisition of shares in Swedish holding company Avito.

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Russia: Commercial, corporate and M&A


Within: Leading individuals

Eric Michailov - White & Case LLC

Within: Moscow

White & Case LLC’s team β€˜provides excellent client service’, and its β€˜business-oriented approach ensures effective solutions in challenging situations’. Eric Michailov is β€˜a heavyweight in the Russian market’ and jointly heads the practice with Andrei Dontsov, who recently advised the shareholder of VSK Insurance House on selling its shares to B&N Bank. Igor Ostapets is also noted.

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