Maria is an associate in our Energy, Infrastructure, Project and Asset Finance practice in Moscow. She is involved in a wide range of financing transactions and has experience working on project financings and secured transactions involving Russian and international companies and multilaterals. She is also advising financial institutions and companies on real estate and acquisition financing transactions and is regularly involved in due diligence projects. Maria is a part of Moscow office derivatives group and also works on Pro Bono matters.
Advising VTB Bank in connection with secured term loan to SAFMAR Group for the purposes of financing the acquisition of a controlling stake in M-Video group.
Advising VTB Bank in connection with a term loan provided to a leading Russian investment company for the purposes of financing the acquisition of diamond mine assets.
Advising VTB Bank as arranger, facility agent and security agent in connection with an English law facility agreement between the client and a borrower incorporated under Dutch laws, affiliate of GeoProMining Investment Ltd., a holding with gold and copper assets in Russia and Armenia.
Advising a syndicate of international banks on debut pre-export financing of up to US$250 million to PhosAgro, one of the world’s leading vertically-integrated phosphate-based fertilizer producers.
Advising VTB Bank with respect to a US$22.5 million loan provided to a major Russian real estate group for the purposes of acquisition of 100% of shares in a SPA hotel resort in the Caucasian region of Russia.