Legal support of investment projects in Russia
Support for the investement projects in connection with the opening of a hotel chain Supported a European hotel operator in concnection with the opening of a hotel chain in several regions of Russia. The work included structuring of transactions and acquisition of real estate objects for future construction/reconstruction , advising on project finacing issues, and so on.
Investement project involving construction of an automobile manufacturing facility Provided full support to a leading international automobile manufacturer during the construction of a manufacturing facility in St. Petersburg. The work included: negotiating an investment agreement; formalising the status of a strategic investor with the local authorities; advising on tax incentives; selecting the land plot and assisting with its acquisition; advising on employment, corporate, customs issues, etc.
Legal assistance to a leading multinational oil service company We have provided legal assistance to a leading multinational oil service company for over five years, including legal support for the acquisition of six Greenfield and Brownfield sites, due diligence, deal structuring, construction matters, representation of the client in a public tender, corporate matters, labour and employment-related matters, tax matters, etc.
Legal support for a leading European food manufacturer since 1998 We have provided full-scale legal support for a leading European food manufacturer since 1998, including all issues related to due diligence and the acquisition of a Brownfield site in Moscow Region, reconstruction of the factory and further site development, privatisation of the land site, labour and employment matters, distribution and commercial matters, corporate matters, corporate acquisition in Bashkortostan, tax matters, etc.
Legal support for a leading European cosmetics manufacturer We have provided full-scale legal support for a leading European cosmetics manufacturer since 2001, including the construction of a brand new factory with a service centre, corporate matters, distribution and commercial matters; labour and employment; tax and currency matters, IP & advertising.
Legal assistance to a leading German-Austrian wood-processing company We have provided legal assistance to a leading German-Austrian wood-processing company since 2001, including the concept for the acquisition of agricultural lands with a view to building a brand new wood processing plant in Moscow Region, construction of the plant, communications and infrastructure facilities, representation of the client in negotiations on the terms and conditions of a number of construction contracts relating to the erection of a brand new wood processing plant, communications and infrastructure; we provided legal support for receipt of a EUR 90 million loan from the EBRD and a subordinated loan of EUR 70 million from the IFC; import of equipment as an in-kind contribution to the charter capital; customs and tax incentives.
Full-scale legal support for a leading worldwide food manufacturer for over 14 years We have been providing full-scale legal support for a leading worldwide food manufacturer for over 14 years, ever since its decision to enter the Russian market, including construction, commissioning and day-to-day business support for six brand new plants in Moscow Region, Volga Region and Siberia including corporate matters, distribution and commercial matters; labour and employment; tax and currency matters; IP & advertising, etc.
Structuring joint ventures Advised on an innovation project regarding how to structure a joint venture between Russian and foreign investment funds.