Azamat Gaysenov

Associate, London



Azamat is a senior associate in our Project Development and Finance practice in London. He regularly represents clients on financing transactions and has experience working on acquisition, project and asset finance deals involving international companies and multilaterals.

His experience also includes advising clients on a wide range of structured finance, repo and derivatives transactions. This includes FX, IR, cross-currency, commodities, equity and other products as well as margin requirements.

Bars and Courts
Qualified to practice law in the Russian Federation
Law Faculty
Moscow State University


Representative transactions include:

Representation of eight hedging banks in connection with the negotiation of ISDA agreements and five-party novation agreements entered into with the Holdco and Opco entities of a German telecommunications company.

Representation of a client – financial institution – in relation to US$430 million loan facility utilized for a leveraged buy-out and refinancing of the existing indebtedness of a major mining group.

Representation of a client – financial institution – in connection with US$1.4 billion acquisition finance of shares in companies engaged in fertilizer sector in 2018.

Representation of a client – financial institution – in connection with a US$1 billion term loan facility provided to a leading Russian investment company for the purposes of financing the acquisition of diamond mine assets.

Representation of an international financial institution, as coordinator and mandated lead arranger, on a US$675 million project financing in connection with the construction and development of one of the largest oil product cargo sea port terminal in Russia.

Representation of a major Russian bank on a US$2 billion financing for the acquisition of a group of companies involved in coal-mining and the coal processing business in 2013 - 2014. This deal was structured on a leveraged buyout basis.

Representation of RusVinyl and the transaction sponsors (SIBUR Holding and SolVin GmbH & Co. KG) with English and Russian law advice on the €750 million project financing of a 330,000-ton-per-annum polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plant in Kstovo, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.