Jonathan is a partner in our Corporate/M&A practice and focuses on on joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters. After spending a number of years based in the Firm’s Moscow office, Jonathan now shares his time between our London and Moscow offices.
Advising VTB Capital on the VTB Group's US$3.55 billion acquisition of Tele2 Russia from Tele2 AB as a private equity investment.
Advising Capital Partners, a foreign investment fund, regarding the US$1.2 billion sale of the Metropolis Shopping Center in Moscow to Morgan Stanley Real Estate Fund.
Advising TeliaSonera on the US$8.5 billion shareholder restructuring of MegaFon, one of Russia's largest mobile phone operators, and the simultaneous US$1.45 billion sale of TeliaSonera's indirect stake in MegaFon to AF Telecom.
Advising Summa Group, a Russian investment and trading group, in connection with the acquisition of a 49 percent stake in OAO "Far Eastern Shipping Company" (FESCO).
Advising Meridian Capital CIS Fund, a foreign investment fund, in relation to the US$1.1 billion sale of the Galleria Shopping Centre in St Petersburg to Morgan Stanley Real Estate Fund - named "Investment Deal of the Year" at Commercial Real Estate Moscow Awards 2012.
Advising the shareholders of VSK, a Russian insurance company, regarding the proposed acquisition of a stake in VSK by Reso-Garantia.
Advising the shareholders of Troika Dialog, a Russian investment bank, in connection with its sale to Sberbank.
Advising Unimilk, one of Russia's largest dairy companies, on the establishment of a joint venture with Danone. This transaction was named "M&A Deal of the Year" at IFLR's European Awards in March 2011.