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Jiutuo is an associate in our corporate practice. He has been involved in a number of mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructurings projects.
Representation of Capital Partners, a market leading real estate investment and development company focusing on pioneering projects in emerging markets, in the sale of two office buildings (Office building One and Office Building Three) in the Metropolis Complex with a combined gross leasable area of 80,000 square meters, to a real estate fund managed by Hines, a US-based, privately-owned, global real estate leader. Representation of Capital Partners in its US$1.2 billion sale of Metropolis, one of the largest shopping centers in Moscow, to Morgan Stanley Real Estate Fund. This is the largest real estate transaction in Russia to date and was named "Deal of the Year" at the Commercial Real Estate Awards 2014.
Representation of Shenhua Group, a Chinese state-owned mining and energy company, one of the largest coal producers in the world, in its joint venture with EN+ Group, a leading Russian diversified mining, metals and energy conglomerate, to explore and develop Zashulanskoye coal deposit in Russia.
Representation of Nestlé Waters, the water division of the Nestlé Group, in its sale of its water Home and Office Delivery (HOD) business in Russia to Eden Springs, a leading European provider of water and coffee solutions for the workplace.
Representation of GSO Capital Partners LP (GSO), the credit division of The Blackstone Group, on Russian internet and online poker regulation in connection with the acquisition of the parent company of Rational Group Ltd., the world's largest poker business and owner and operator of the PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker brands, by Amaya Gaming Group Inc. (Amaya), a Canadian public company that trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange, for an aggregate purchase price of US$4.9 billion.
Representation of VTB Capital in the US$3.55 billion acquisition of Tele2 Russia from Tele2 AB, and the subsequent partial sale to a number of secondary investors.
Representation of the Russian investment and trading group Summa on the multi-stage US$1.2 billion acquisition of a 49% stake in Far Eastern Shipping Company (FESCO) and related acquisition financing obtained from a syndicate of international banks.
Representation of TeliaSonera in the US$8.5 billion shareholder restructuring of MegaFon, one of Russia's largest mobile phone operators, and the simultaneous $1.45 billion sale of a part of TeliaSonera's stake in MegaFon to AF Telecom.