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Dr Vladislav Skvortsov

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Work +7 495 7995696
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Work Department

Banking & Finance, Corporate/M&A

Position

Vladislav advises banks and corporate borrowers on financings and restructurings, including acquisition, structured and project finance, syndications, derivatives and capital markets. He also has considerable experience in corporate transactions under Russian and English law, including joint ventures and M&A. His sector experience covers financial institutions, aviation, metals and mining, oil & gas, energy, automotive, transport and retail.

His recent transactions include:

  • VTB Bank: acted for the lender on €80m financing of the construction of two solar power plants in Russia, including due diligence, EPC advice, negotiation of agreements and amendments to EPC contracts
  • Alfa-Bank: advised on five acquisition financings
  • Sberbank: acted as the lead and English counsel on a mandate involving loans to three Russian subsidiaries of a major metals & mining group in Russia, and later amendments thereto. Total transaction value – $230m.
  • Alfa-Bank investment team: acted as the lead counsel, English and German counsel on the transaction worth $183m involving unwinding of the REPO transaction to a corporate acquisition of over 15% of equity in the Borrower’s group.  The transaction involved, among other things, English law SPA, call and put options deed, advice on shareholders’ arrangements, English, German and Russian security documents.
  • Foodpanda: acted on the sale of Delivery Club, a major internet food delivery company in Russia, for $100m to Mail.Ru Group, a major Russian internet group
  • Major international group: acted as English and Russian counsel on a multistep equity investment in a Russian food delivery service
  • ICBC: acted on over 15 transactions on acquisition and lease back to major Russian airlines and state leasing companies of new Boeing 777, Airbus A321 and Airbus A320 aircraft. Total volume: over $1.2bn
  • ICBC, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs: advised on refinancings of over 10 transactions on acquisition and lease back of new Airbus and Boeing aircraft

Career

Joined Noerr as a Partner in 2013 after over 15 years experience with two Magic Cirlce law firms.

Languages

English and Russian.

Education

Legal diploma and Ph.D. degree from the Lomonosov Moscow State University (Russia).


Russia

Banking and finance: Borrower side

Within: Banking and finance: Borrower side

Noerr’s wide-ranging banking practice spans acquisition, project and structured finance, syndicated and single bank financings and restructurings. Stefan Wolfgang Weber is the key figure for project finance and ECA-covered and pre-export facilities, and Dr Vladislav Skvortsov advises on the English law aspects of financings.

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Banking and finance: Lender or arranger side

Within: Banking and finance: Lender or arranger side

At Noerr, banking and finance specialist Dr Vladislav Skvortsov advised VTB Bank on the project financing for Energo Effect - the Russian subsidiary of Core Value Capital, an Austrian private equity fund - intended for the construction of two solar power stations in Astrakhan. Other areas of activity include acquisition and syndicated financings, asset finance and restructurings.

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Commercial, corporate and M&a: Moscow

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&a: Moscow

Notable highlights for Noerr’s corporate practice include Björn Paulsen and Olga Mokhonko advising Bombardier on the sale of a 26% stake in its St Petersburg's October Car Repair Plant to Transmashholding. The team is also active in in-bound cross-border deals, acquisitions by foreign entities and joint venture structuring between foreign investors and Russian partners. Finance specialist Dr Vladislav Skvortsov, Hannes Lubitzsch and Dr Thomas Mundry are the other names to note.

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