Dmitry Kuzmin > Ivanyan and Partners > Moscow, Russia > Lawyer Profile

Ivanyan and Partners
KADASHEVSKAYA NAB., 14, BLDG 3.
119017 MOSCOW
Russia
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Work Department

Position

For 10+ years, Dmitry has specialised in projects for attracting and providing financing. He advises Russian and foreign borrowers and lenders on bilateral and syndicated lending, structured finance, debt restructuring, and project financing.

Career

Prior to joining the firm in 2017, Dmitry worked in Raiffeisenbank, where he specialised in corporate and syndicated lending transactions, and debt restructuring.

Languages

Russian and English

Memberships

Member of the Moscow Bar Association

Education

2013: LLM from the University of Essex, UK

2010: Degree in law from Moscow State University, Russia

Lawyer Rankings

Russia > Banking and finance: Borrower side

Ivanyan and Partners assists a mix of Russian corporate borrowers and  is particularly knowledgeable of project finance, acquisition finance, pre-export and export financing, and debt refinancing. In particular, the group is widely considered a destination of choice for clients in the energy and natural resources sector. Both recently promoted, partner Daria Semenikhina and counsel Dmitry Kuzmin jointly lead the practice.

Russia > Banking and finance: Lender or arranger side

Ivanyan and Partners is increasingly building a reputation in the project finance space; in particular, its recent work stands out in relation to syndicated lending mandates. A team led by Daria Semenikhina assisted key clients VEB.RF and Gazprombank with the provision of a $220m syndicated loan to Shchekinoazot, which was only the second transaction completed under the country’s Project Finance Factory mechanism. Semenikhina jointly leads the practice with Dmitry Kuzmin.