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

Renat Akhmetzyanov

Associate, Moscow

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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. His experience in debt capital markets includes advising on a wide range of instruments, including stand-alone bond issues, medium-term note programmes, euro commercial paper programmes, subordinated offerings and liability management exercises (exchange offers, private buy backs, tender offers and consent solicitatiions). Renat's track record in equity capital markets comprises advising on initial public offerings, secondary public offerings and private placements.

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

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 Credit Bank of Moscow as borrower on the following transactions: tender offer with regard to US$500 million 8.70% LPNs due 2018, of which U.S.$106.2 million remained outstanding (October 2017); issue of perpetual callable US$700 million subordinated eurobonds (May 2017); tender offer with regard to US$500 million 8.70% LPNs due 2018 (April 2017); issue of US$600 million subordinated eurobonds (April 2017).

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.

Representation of AK BARS Bank, a bank in the Republic of Tatarstan, in connection with the update of their EMTN programme and a Regulation S offering thereunder.

Representation of En+ Group plc as issuer on the offering of global depositary receipts admitted to trading on the London Stock Exchange and the Moscow Exchange. The total size of the offering amounts to US$1.5 billion at the offer price, of which US$1.0 billion is primary proceeds and US$0.5 billion is a secondary component, excluding the over-allotment option. En+ Group plc is a leading international vertically integrated aluminium and power producer with core assets located in Russia. The transaction is the largest Russian IPO globally since 2012 (November 2017).

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 (October 2017).

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 (February 2017).

Representation of 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 (February 2013 and July 2014).

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