Renat Akhmetzyanov | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
 Renat Akhmetzyanov
 Renat Akhmetzyanov

Renat Akhmetzyanov

Associate, Moscow

T +7 495 645 4930

E rakhmetzyanov@whitecase.com

Overview

Renat Akhmetzyanov is a senior associate in our capital markets practice in Moscow. He has extensive transactional experience in advising Russian issuers operating in diverse industries, as well as joint global coordinators/lead managers on cross-border equity and debt capital markets transactions. Renat's track record in equity capital markets comprises advising on initial public offerings, secondary public offerings and private placements.

Prior to joining White & Case in 2011, Renat was an associate in a capital markets group in a magic circle law firm in Moscow.

Bars and Courts

  • Qualified to practice law in the Russian Federation

Education

  • Law Degree, Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO - University)

Languages

  • Russian
  • English

Experience

SIBUR as guarantor in 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 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.

Credit Bank of Moscow as borrower on the offering by CBOM Finance p.l.c. of US$700 million 8.875% perpetual callable loan participation notes to finance a subordinated loan to Credit Bank of Moscow to increase Basel-III regulatory capital.

Credit Bank of Moscow as borrower in a tender offer in relation to its US$500 million 8.70% loan participation notes due 2018. The aggregate principal amount of the notes accepted for purchase pursuant to the offer was US$393.8 million. In conjunction with the tender offer, Credit Bank of Moscow issued new US$600 million 7.50% loan participation notes due 2027 primarily to finance the purchase of loan participation notes under the tender offer.

Credit Bank of Moscow as borrower in the offering on the international capital markets of US$500 million 5.875% loan participation notes issued by, but with limited recourse to, CBOM Finance plc for the sole purpose of financing a loan to Credit Bank of Moscow. As of the completion date, the deal was the longest maturity transaction among similar instruments issued by Russian banks since mid-2014.

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.

Joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners in connection with US$469 million follow-on offering by the Central Bank of Russia of shares in the charter capital of Moscow Exchange. Earlier in 2013 represented joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners in the RUB 15 billion (US$500 million) offering of shares in the charter capital of Moscow Exchange with the listing on Moscow Exchange. At that time, the deal was the largest initial domestic share offering in Russia and the largest securities exchange IPO (July 2014 and February 2013).

Joint bookrunners in connection with the US$1.3 billion offering of shares of ALROSA on the MICEX Stock Exchange (October 2013).

Joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners in the US$275 million secondary public offering (through an accelerated bookbuilding) of shares of PIK Group, one of Russia's leading residential real estate developers (May 2013).

Joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners on the initial public offering of shares of Promsvyazbank on the MICEX Stock Exchange and GDRs on the London Stock Exchange (postponed in October 2012).