Dmitry Lapshin | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Dmitry Lapshin
Dmitry Lapshin

Dmitry Lapshin

Local Partner, Moscow

T +7 495 787 3024

T +7 495 787 3000

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“We can solve all questions with Dmitry: he is responsible and has great attention to detail.”

Chambers Global

Overview

Dmitry is a partner in our capital markets practice in Moscow. Dmitry advises clients on issues relating to equity and debt capital markets transactions. Clients also benefit from his knowledge and experience in corporate law, banking and securities regulations. Undaunted by scale or complexity, Dmitry has taken a leading role in a number of ground-breaking market firsts. Dmitry regularly works with the Firm's offices across the globe, to steer clients through complex, cross-border deals.

Dmitry is ranked as a top lawyer in Russia for capital markets by Chambers Global, Chambers Europe and Legal 500. Dmitry is a member of the Primary Markets (IPO) Committee of the Moscow Exchange and actively participates in regulatory developments of the Russian financial market.

Bars and Courts

  • Qualified to practice law in the Russian Federation

Education

  • Degree in Jurisprudence, Moscow State University

Languages

  • English
  • Russian

Experience

Representation of Credit Bank of Moscow as borrower on the following transactions: (i) issue of US$500 million Eurobonds (February 2018); (ii) tender offer with regard to US$500 million 8.70% LPNs due 2018. The aggregate principal amount of the notes accepted for purchase pursuant to the offer was US$393.8 million (April 2017) and US$25 million (October 2017); (iii) issue of perpetual callable US$700 million subordinated eurobonds (May 2017); (iv) issue of US$600 million subordinated eurobonds (April 2017).

Representation of Sonera Holding B.V., a wholly owned subsidiary of Telia Company, in connection with its US$390 million placing of 6 percent stake in MegaFon to institutional investors by way of an accelerated bookbuilding offering.

Representation of SIBUR as guarantor on (i) the tender offer with regard to US$1 billion 3.914% guaranteed notes due 2018, of which US$616.2 million remained outstanding and (ii) the offering on the international capital markets of US$500 million 4.125% Guaranteed Notes issued by SIBUR Securities DAC and unconditionally and irrevocably guaranteed by SIBUR Holding.

Representation of Detsky mir, Russia's largest children's goods retailer, as issuer, and Sistema, as selling shareholder, on the RUB 21.1 billion (approximately US$360 million) initial public offering of up to 33.55 percent of Detsky mir’s ordinary shares on the Moscow Exchange.

Representation of Joint bookrunners (BCS Global Markets and Citigroup) in connection with US$60 million Initial public offering of ordinary shares of Globaltruck Management, one of the largest full-truck load trucking companies in Russia.

Representation of Joint bookrunners in connection with the RUB 6.2 billion (approximately US$100 million) initial public offering of ordinary shares of Obuv Rossii, the leader of the mid-price segment of Russia’s footwear market, on the Moscow Exchange.

Representation of Credit Bank of Moscow on the RUB 14.4 billion (approximately US$248 million) secondary public offering of ordinary shares on the Moscow Exchange.

Representation of the Republic of Belarus as issuer of the dual-tranche Regulation S/Rule 144A Senior Unsecured US$800 million 6.875% Notes due 2023 and US$600 million 7.625% Notes due 2027.

Representation of B&N Bank as borrower in the offering on the international capital markets of US$150 million loan participation notes issued by, but with limited recourse to, B&N Bonds Designated Activity Company for the purpose of financing a loan to B&N Bank.

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 to, among others, finance the purchase of notes under the tender offer.

Awards & Recognition

Chambers Global 2018

Capital Markets, Russia

The Legal 500 2017

Leading Individual in Capital Markets, Russia

Ranked in Best Lawyers

Capital Markets