Yulia Akulinina (nee Petelina) | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
 Yulia Petelina
 Yulia Petelina

Yulia Akulinina (nee Petelina)

Associate, Moscow

T +7 495 787 4986

E ypetelina@whitecase.com


Yulia is an associate in our capital markets practice. She has experience representing issuers and underwriters in a full range of capital market transactions, including equity public offerings, debt market transactions, including exchange offers and liability management deals, as well as general corporate representations.

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  • Qualified to practice law in the Russian Federation


  • Law Degree, The Russian Foreign Trade Academy


  • Russian
  • English


Representation of EuroChem, a leading Russian fertiliser producer, in a tender offer in relation to its US$750 million 5.125% loan participation notes due 2017. The aggregate principal amount of notes accepted for purchase pursuant to the offer was US$426 million. In conjunction with the tender offer EuroChem issued new US$500 million 3.8% loan participation notes due 2020 primarily to finance the purchase of notes under the tender offer.

Representation of Sberbank CIB as agent to the Russian Federation, and Sberbank CIB and VTB Capital as joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners, on the US$812 million privatization of the Russian Federation's 10.9 percent stake in the charter capital of ALROSA, the world's leading diamond mining company in terms of diamond production. The deal is the largest privatization transaction via offering of local shares in Russia since the 2013 IPO of ALROSA.

Representation of Alliance Oil Company as issuer in connection with the tender offer and consent solicitation in respect of its US$350 million 9.875% Guaranteed Notes due 2015. As a result of the successful implementation of this liability management exercise, terms and conditions of the notes were modified to include the extension of the notes' maturity until 11 March 2019, an increase in the interest rate, amortisation of the principal amount of the notes and granting an option to the issuer to redeem any remaining notes in whole on certain dates.

Representation of Promsvyazbank on the establishment of EMTN and ECP programmes by Promsvyazbank, including updates and drawdowns thereunder. The most recent experience includes: the issue of perpetual callable US$100 million subordinated eurobonds and the establishment of US$1 billion ECP programme.

Representation of joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners in connection with US$469 million follow-on offering by the Central Bank of Russia of shares in the charter capital of Moscow Exchange. Earlier in 2013 represented joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners in the RUB 15 billion (US$500 million) offering of shares in the charter capital of Moscow Exchange with the listing on Moscow Exchange. At that time, the deal was the largest initial domestic share offering in Russia and the largest securities exchange IPO.

Representation of joint bookrunners in connection with the US$1.3 billion offering of shares of ALROSA on the MICEX Stock Exchange.