Ekaterina is a senior associate in our corporate group who advises on a wide range of corporate and commercial law matters, including joint ventures and M&A transactions, commercial contracts, IP and data privacy matters. She has experience assisting both Russian and international companies in structuring transactions in Russia and throughout the CIS.
Representation of ChelPipe, a leading pipe producer in Russia, in creating a joint venture with RUSNANO, a Russian state corporation investing in nanotechnologies, for the purpose of building a plant for production of stamp-welded pipeline parts.
Representation of Airbus Defence and Space (former Astrium), a division of Airbus Group (former European Aeronautic Defence and Space (EADS) group), on the establishment of a joint venture with RSC Energia, a Russian industrial corporation, for the joint development of satellites and satellite equipment.
Representation of a leading real estate developer and a UAE company established by Kazakhstan nationals on the establishment of a joint venture between them in connection with development, financing, ownership, management and sale of certain real estate projects on land plots in Turkey, including several hotels and villas.
Representation of Goldman Sachs International, JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, VTB Capital and Renaissance Capital as the Joint Bookrunners on the US$ 1.3 billion offering of ordinary shares in the charter capital of the world leading diamond producer OJSC ALROSA.
Representation of Montlink Ltd., a joint venture between the commodities trader Gunvor Group and the Volga Resources fund, on its acquisition of a 60 percent majority stake in Kolmar, one of the Russia’s leading coal producers, from Lonestate Assets Ltd.
Representation of Capital Partners, a leading real estate developer, on its US$1.2 billion sale of Metropolis, one of the largest shopping centers in Moscow with total area of 205,000 sq. m., to Morgan Stanley Real Estate Fund.
Representation of a Swedish telco TeliaSonera on the US$ 1.45 billion sale of an 8.2% indirect stake in MegaFon, the second largest mobile operator in Russia, to AF Telecom, a Russia based investment company