Alikhan is an Associate in Nur-Sultan office and a member of the Capital Markets Practice Group.
He provides support to both international and domestic clients on various aspects of Kazakhstan law with focus on equity and debt capital markets, debt finance matters. Alikhan represents various financial institutions, funds and private companies on liability management exercises, securitization, financing and corporate transactions. Additionally, he participated in a number of M&A and finance transactions, conducted variety of due diligences in various spheres, including infrastructure, mining and telecommunications.
Alliance Oil Company's Liability Management
Representation of Alliance Oil Company Ltd., a vertically-integrated oil and gas company which operates in Russia and Kazakhstan, on a tender offer and consent solicitation in respect of its US$500 million 7.000% Guaranteed Notes due 2020.
First IPO on Astana International Exchange
Representation of a syndicate of banks including Credit Suisse and J.P. Morgan as joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners, China International Capital Corp., Halyk Finance and Mizuho International plc as joint bookrunners, and Numis Securities as co-manager, on the US$451.3 million initial public offering of JSC NAC Kazatomprom, the world's largest producer of uranium. Kazatomprom's ordinary shares have been admitted to trading on the newly established Astana International Exchange (AIX) and GDRs on the LSE and AIX. This deal was named as "ECM Deal in CEE, Russia and CIS" by GlobalCapital 2019.
Kazakhstan's Debut Issuance of Euro-denominated Bonds
Representation of Citigroup, Société Générale and BCC Invest on the update of the Republic of Kazakhstan's US$10 billion Global Medium Term Note Programme and issuance thereunder of €525 million 1.55 percent Notes due 2023 and €525 million 2.375 percent Notes due 2028.
Kazakhtelecom's acquisition of Kcell
Representation of Kazakhtelecom JSC, Kazakhstan's state-controlled leading telecommunications company, on the acquisition of a 75 percent stake in Kcell JSC, the leading mobile operator in Kazakhstan which is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE).
Construction of renewable energy plant
Representation of a multilateral development bank in relation to the proposed financing of the development, construction and operation of a renewable energy plant in Kazakhstan.