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Elena is an associate in our M&A/Corporate and Real Estate practice in Moscow. She advises on a wide range of commercial and industrial real estate projects and was involved in a variety of projects related to development and construction of commercial real estate, real estate finance, M&A transactions in real estate sector as well as direct transactions with real estate assets in various regions of Russia. Elena's expertise embraces specific areas, such as acquisition of agricultural land, public private partnership (PPP), procurement for state needs, road construction, forest and water lands etc. Before joining White & Case in 2010 Elena worked at another international law firm in Moscow as well as at a property investment company that specializes in commercial real estate.
Representing Wintershall, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BASF, one of the world's leading chemicals companies, on an asset swap with Gazprom.
Representing A&R Carton GmbH in the sale of the assets related to the business of manufacturing and distribution of packaging for tobacco goods conducted at the manufacturing sites in Königsbrunn / Augsburg and in Kriftel / Frankfurt am Main in Germany as well as well as 100% of the shares related to the business of manufacturing and distribution of tobacco and consumer goods conducted by ZAO AR Carton.
Representing VTB Capital in the VTB Group's US$3.55 billion acquisition of Tele2 Russia from Tele2 AB as a private equity investment.
Advising VTB Capital in the acquisition of 47 percent stake in the White Square business center and 40 percent stake in the White Gardens real estate project in Moscow from Coalco.
Representing Montlink Ltd., a joint venture between the commodities trader Gunvor Group and the Volga Resources fund, on its acquisition of a 60% majority stake in Kolmar, one of Russia's leading coal producers, from Lonestate Assets Ltd.