Jonathan is a partner in our Corporate/M&A practice and focuses on joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters. Jonathan shares his time between our London and Dubai offices.
Advising various shareholders in O3b Networks, a global satellite service provider, including HSBC Principal Investments, in connection with the US$730 million acquisition of approximately 50.9% of O3b Networks by SES S.A.
Advising VimpelCom, one of the world's largest integrated telecoms service providers, in connection with the merger of its subsidiary, Pakistan Mobile Communications Limited (Mobilink), a leading mobile network operator in Pakistan, with Warid Telecom (Warid), to create a combined entity serving over 50 million customers in Pakistan.
Advising Digital Realty in connection with the US$212 million sale of a data center in Paris to Equinix.
Advising Digital Realty in connection with the US$874 million acquisition of 8 data centers in Amsterdam, Frankfurt and London from Equinix.
Advising Capital Partners in connection with the sale of two office buildings in the Metropolis Complex in Moscow with a combined gross leasable area of 80,000 square meters to a real estate fund managed by Hines (CRE 2015 Deal of Year: Purchase-Sale).
Advising TeliaSonera in connection with the US$1.2 billion acquisition by MegaFon of Yota LLC and Scartel LLC.
Advising VTB Capital on the VTB Group's US$3.55 billion acquisition of Tele2 Russia from Tele2 AB as a private equity investment.
Advising Capital Partners, a foreign investment fund, regarding the US$1.2 billion sale of the Metropolis Shopping Center in Moscow to Morgan Stanley Real Estate Fund.
Advising TeliaSonera on the US$8.5 billion shareholder restructuring of MegaFon, one of Russia's largest mobile phone operators, and the simultaneous US$1.45 billion sale of TeliaSonera's indirect stake in MegaFon to AF Telecom.
Advising Summa Group, a Russian investment and trading group, in connection with the acquisition of a 49 percent stake in OAO "Far Eastern Shipping Company" (FESCO).
Advising Meridian Capital CIS Fund, a foreign investment fund, in relation to the US$1.1 billion sale of the Galleria Shopping Centre in St Petersburg to Morgan Stanley Real Estate Fund - named "Investment Deal of the Year" at Commercial Real Estate Moscow Awards 2012.
Advising the shareholders of VSK, a Russian insurance company, regarding the proposed acquisition of a stake in VSK by Reso-Garantia.
Advising the shareholders of Troika Dialog, a Russian investment bank, in connection with its sale to Sberbank.
Advising Unimilk, one of Russia's largest dairy companies, on the establishment of a joint venture with Danone. This transaction was named "M&A Deal of the Year" at IFLR's European Awards in March 2011.