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White & Case Kazakhstan LLP
11th floor, BC Talan Towers
16 Dostyk Street
Astana Z05H9K3
Z05H9K3
Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan > Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 2

White & Case Kazakhstan LLP works across the CIS region to provide multilayered experience, pulling from a network of over 200 energy, project finance and mining lawyers globally. Recent work involved advising on the IPOs of discount store chain Fix Price and Kaspi.kz, Kazakhstan’s largest payments and fintech company. Nur-Sultan-based partner Maxim Telemtayev has worked in extensively in the area of equity capital markets. Semion Issyk has joined from AGZ / Zan Hub.

Practice head(s):

Maxim Telemtayev

Key clients

Alsim Alarko

Mak-yol İnsaat

Sat & Company JSC

SK Engineering

Korea Expressway Corporation

Nostrum Oil & Gas pls

Kaspi.kz

JSC NC “KazMunayGas”

Fortebank

Citibank

Societe Generale

ING

MUFG

JP Morgan

Kazakhstan > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

White & Case Kazakhstan LLP works across the CIS region to provide a multilayered experience, pulling from a large network of corporate and M&A specialists in a firm that has a lengthy track record of energy and natural resources work at the crossroads of Europe and Asia. Nur-Sultan-based partner Maxim Telemtayev has recently advised on a number of cross-border and M&A transactions.

Practice head(s):

Maxim Telemtayev

Testimonials

‘White & Case has a solid reputation for quality advice delivered efficiently.’

‘Maxim Telemtayev always provides a high quality reliable and efficient process. His team is also extremely competent and provides a high-quality, efficient service.’

‘Well connected locally, very professional.’

‘Good knowledge of local regulatory landscape and key figures in the administration. Maxim Telemtayev is a stand-out partner in oil & gas.’

‘A good team on the ground in Kazakhstan, knowledge of local law and general practices, good contacts with local authorities and key market M&A players, strong staffing.’

‘Maxim Telemtayev, partner in corporate and M&A is very responsible, and has a good level of managing deals, strong legal knowledge, good negotiation skills and a good relationship with local key market players.’

Key clients

Alsim Alarko, Mak-yol İnsaat, Sat & Company JSC, SK Engineering and Korea Expressway Corporation

Nostrum Oil & Gas pls

First Heartland Jusan Bank

Grupo Bimbo

VPE Eurasia GP Limited

Fortebank

Work highlights

  • Advised the consortium consisting of Alsim Alarko, Mak-yol İnsaat, Sat & Company JSC, SK Engineering and Korea Expressway Corporation, in connection with the construction and operation of the Big Almaty Ring Motor Road (BAKAD), the ring road around Almaty.
  • Advised Nostrum Oil & Gas, a premium listed company with oil and gas assets in Kazakhstan, on its proposed restructuring of $1.1bn of notes due in 2022 and 2025.
  • Represented First Heartland Jusan Bank, a Kazakhstan-based commercial bank, regarding the framework agreement and all related issues for acquisition of 99.76% of shares of ATFBank, one of the leading banks in Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan > Energy and natural resources Tier 2

White & Case Kazakhstan LLP‘s clients benefit from the firm’s ability to combine local market knowledge with a wider understanding of global best practices in the energy and natural resources industries. Maxim Telemtayev is the names to note in Nur Sultan. He works with other offices in the firm’s network to provide support on corporate, capital markets, project development and finance. Telemtayev is working with practitioners in the London office to assist Nostrum Oil & Gas Plc with a $1.1bn restructuring of notes. Pavel Kornilov joined Kinstellar LLP.

Practice head(s):

Maxim Telemtayev

Key clients

Nostrum Oil & Gas Plc

JSC NC “KazMunayGas”

Work highlights

  • Advised Nostrum Oil & Gas, a premium listed company with oil and gas assets in Kazakhstan, on its proposed restructuring of $1.1bn of notes due in 2022 and 2025.
  • Represented KazMunayGas, a state oil and gas company of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and KMG Finance in connection with solicitation of consents by KMG and KMG Finance to the holders of the notes for certain proposed amendments to the terms and conditions of such notes.

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Pavel Boulatov photo Pavel BoulatovCounsel
Semion Issyk photo Semion IssykLocal Partner
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