Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Russia) LLP advises Rusklimat Group on a restructuring project

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Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Russia) LLP is providing comprehensive legal and tax advisory support to Rusklimat Group, the biggest Russian manufacturer and importer of climate control equipment, in relation to its programme for restructuring the Group’s business units and divisions. This programme is designed to optimise the distribution network structure and raise the Group’s attractiveness to investors.

The Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Russia) LLP team is led by Anton Panchenkov, Partner, Corporate, and includes Evgeny Timofeev, Partner, Head of Tax, Anna Zvereva, Associate Director, Tax, Alla Zverkova, Senior Associate, Tax, Kseniya Shevchenko, Senior Associate, Corporate, and Alexander Kirilchenko, Counsel, Customs and International Trade.

About Rusklimat Group

Rusklimat Group is an international holding group drawing on the accumulated expertise of leading global manufacturers in the climate control industry and the strong capacity of its own design offices and industrial design laboratories. The Group manufacturers climate control and engineering equipment and offers a full range of equipment design, assembly, installation, supply, maintenance and other professional services. Rusklimat Group has been active on the markets of Russia, other CIS countries and the Baltic States since 1996. While over 30% of its products are manufactured at Rusklimat plants in Russia, the Group also has manufacturing facilities in Italy and South-East Asia. Rusklimat produces over 15 million equipment units annually and its regional offices span 105 cities in 81 constituent entities of the Russian Federation.

About Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Russia) LLP

The Russian practice of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (before the merger – GBLP) was established in 2009 as a result of a merger between one of the biggest teams of Russian lawyers and the major UK law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP). The highly respected Moscow team of over 100 lawyers, qualified under Russian and English law, has over 20 years of experience in providing legal support for major Russian businesses, as well as multinationals implementing large-scale investment projects in Russia. Clients include over 1700 companies, among them major multinational investors operating in Russia (including 130 Forbes Global clients), Russian and international banks and financial institutions and Russian industry-leading companies. 5 times winner of Law Firm of the Year in Russia since 2009, including Chambers Europe Awards 2010, 2014 and 2015; The Legal Business Awards (Legal 500) 2010; The Lawyer European Awards 2014. #2 by revenue in the top-50 law firm ranking by revenue in Russia (according to the leading national ranking Pravo.Ru 2017). Top-ranked by The Legal500 and Chambers & Partners in core practice areas: corporate/M&A, real estate & construction, dispute resolution, competition/antitrust, tax/customs, IP. Number One Firm by M&A deal count among all law firms in Russia for H1 2018, according to the renowned international publication Mergermarket and also by deal count and in the general legal advisor league table for H1 2018 according (Cbonds Group), a well-known Russian information and analytical platform.

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