Goltsblat BLP, the Russian practice of
the international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), has advised Sberbank Investments as restructuring
agent on debt portfolio restructuring for the Genser group of companies, one of Russia’s biggest car dealers. Sberbank, VTB, Sviaz-Bank, Bank SOYUZ,
Credit Bank of Moscow, and Bank ROSSIYSKY CAPITAL were involved
in the restructuring, with Sberbank
as the advisor.

The team of Goltsblat BLP lawyers was led by Banking
& Finance
Partner Oleg Khokhlov
and included head of group Tatiana Parshak and associate Dmitry Ionov. The deal was supported by corporate team led by partner and head of Corporate / M&A
practice Anton Sitnikov and
also included associate
director Vera Gorbacheva, senior associates Oksana Orlovskaya and Alexander Muravin, and
junior associates Valentina
Mikhaylova, Elena Shelomenzeva and Mikhail Erokhin.

Oleg Khokhlov
comments: “We were happy to advise Sberbank Investments on this
project and hope that successful debt portfolio restructuring will help Genser to realise its ambitious goals.”

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