Ms Natalia Drebezgina > Debevoise & Plimpton LLP > Moscow, Russia > Lawyer Profile

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
125009 MOSCOW
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Work Department

Corporate Governance, Capital Markets, M&A, Private Equity


Natalia Drebezgina is a partner based in the Moscow office. Her practice focuses on mergers & acquisitions, general corporate practice, capital market transactions and commercial and contract law. She has extensive experience in advising foreign and domestic clients on various aspects of the acquisition of shares and participatory interests in Russian companies, including antimonopoly and regulatory matters; negotiating asset and share deals in various industries, including gold-mining and the oil and gas sector; and advising foreign and domestic clients on various issues with respect to their shareholdings’ structuring.


Ms. Drebezgina joined the firm in 2004 and became a partner in 2011. Prior to joining Debevoise, Ms. Drebezgina worked as an associate for a leading UK law firm in Moscow.


English, German, Russian


Ms. Drebezgina is admitted to practice law in Russia.


Ms. Drebezgina graduated with honours from Moscow State Institute for International Relations (MGIMO), International Law Faculty in 2002.

Lawyer Rankings

Russia > Capital markets

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.

Russia > Energy and natural resources

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.