Firm Profile > Debevoise & Plimpton LLP > Moscow, Russia
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP Offices
BUSINESS CENTRE MOKHOVAYA
ULITSA VOZDVIZHENKA 4/7, STROYENIYE 2
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP > The Legal 500 Rankings
Capital markets Tier 3
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP’s capital markets practice is led by Alan Kartashkin, who has substantial experience in advising Russian enterprises on a diverse range of capital market transactions such as public equity and debt offerings in the international capital markets, including listings on the London Stock Exchange, GDRs, buybacks and tender offers. His recent work includes advising Aeroflot on the sale of its quasi-treasury shares by its subsidiary Aeroflot-Finance, representing 4.84% of the Aeroflot share capital totalling RUB9.8bn. Natalia Drebezgina assisted Polyus with converting $250m in senior bonds into GDRs, which were listed on the London Stock Exchange.
Managing partner and M&A, securities and corporate finance specialist Alan Kartashkin at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP advised Uralkali on the proposed delisting of its shares on the Moscow Exchange, and MegaFon on a $1.25bn buyback programme of its ordinary shares and GDRs. Maxim Kuleshov assisted MegaFon with its recently completed transaction with SLV Group to merge the Svyaznoy and Euroset retail chains. Alyona Kucher handled a leading bank's acquisition of several mixed-use multi-functional offices and administrative buildings near the Moscow International Business Centre.
At Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, highlights included advising Norilsk Nickel on a $2.5bn syndicated term loan facility with an international syndicate comprising 17 banks and financial institutions. Managing partner Alan Kartashkin’s broad expertise spans securities, corporate finance and aircraft financing. Also of note is Dmitry Karamyslov, who is noted for pre-export finance facilities, asset-backed financing and derivatives transactions.
Employment Tier 4
Real estate and construction Tier 4
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP’s real estate practice is headed by the ‘very knowledgeable’ Alyona Kucher. Highlights included advising Sberbank of Russia on the acquisition of multiple office buildings, as well as assisting Transneft with the $1bn acquisition of the Evolution Tower office building in Moscow City.
Energy and natural resources Tier 5
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP focuses primarily on banking and finance transactions. Alan Kartashkin advised a mining company on its $2.5bn loan facility with an international syndicate of banks and financial institutions. Natalia Drebezgina handles M&A and capital market transactions.
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP > Firm Profile
|Aircraft leasing||Alan V Kartashkin|
|Aircraft leasing||Alyona N Kucher|
|Corporate||Dmitri V Nikiforov|
|Corporate||Natalia A Drebezgina|
|Corporate||Alan V Kartashkin|
|Corporate||Alyona N Kucher|
|Corporate and project finance||Dmitri V Nikiforov|
|Corporate and project finance||Alyona N Kucher|
|Mergers and acquisitions||Dmitri V Nikiforov|
|Natural resources||Dmitri V Nikiforov|
|Natural resources||Natalia A Drebezgina|
|Natural resources||Alan V Kartashkin|
|Natural resources||Alyona N Kucher|
|Real estate and land||Dmitri V Nikiforov|
|Securities||Alan V Kartashkin|
|Securities||Natalia A Drebezgina|