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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

GENEVA HOUSE, 7 PETROVKA STREET, 107031 MOSCOW, RUSSIA
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Russia

Banking and finance: Borrower side
Banking and finance: Borrower side - ranked: tier 3

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP’s banking practice ‘demonstrates top-class expertise across a whole range of financial products and a solid understanding of the needs of every client’. Dmitry Shiryaev has extensive expertise across financial transactions, particularly within capital markets transactions. The practice is advising Utair on post-completion documentation and activity following the successful completion of its $809m refinancing of its debt portfolio.

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Commercial, corporate and M&a: Moscow
Commercial, corporate and M&a: Moscow - ranked: tier 3

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP's expertise in handling complex and sophisticated M&A transactions in the oil and gas and aviation space saw the team act for Lukoil in the sale of 25% indirect interest to Renaissance Oil Corporation from Marak Capital, as part of the partnership between Renaissance and Lukoil to develop the Amatitlán Oil Block in Mexico. Vladimir Kouznetsov specialises in deal structuring, cross-border M&A, joint ventures and corporate finance transactions. Managing partner Natalia Baratiants focuses on domestic and international corporate transactions. Svetlana Volevich and Alexander Shalaev are also noted. Ilya Rybalkin and Suren Gortsunyan and their corporate team left the practice to launch Rybalkin, Gortsunyan & Partners.

Leading individuals

Natalia Baratiants - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Next Generation Partners

Alexander Shalaev - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

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Energy and natural resources
Energy and natural resources - ranked: tier 2

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has a strong reputation in the mining, energy and oil and gas sectors, where it continues to support long-standing client Lukoil with M&A transactions. Practice head Natalia Baratiants advised Lukoil-West Siberia on the acquisition of 99.9% of the shares in Chumpasneftedobycha.

Leading individuals

Natalia Baratiants - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 3

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP provides transactional legal advice to TMT companies. Vladimir Kouznetsov heads the department, where key clients include Stalendor Overseas Limited and USM Holdings. Anna Semashko and Sebastian Rice, who splits his time between London and Moscow, are other key contacts.

Leading individuals

Vladimir Kouznetsov - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Next Generation Partners

Anna Semashko - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

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