Areas of practice: cross-border and domestic M&A, transaction sourcing, structuring, negotiation and completion (including post-transaction integration), project financing, corporate finance, strategy, private placements, foreign and domestic debt restructuring, participated in deals with a total value of over USD24 billion.
2002 – Fordham University Law School, New York, USA
Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) with honors, Banking, Corporate, and Finance Law
1999 – Moscow State Institute of International Relations (University)
Bachelor of Law, International Law
Restructuring of a USD550 million Eurobond issue for a large Russian oil and gas independent;
Merger of two Russian independent oil companies, including arrangement of financing for the transaction;
Acquisition of several medium size oil and gas assets in the Saratov Region;
Acquisition of a large oil asset on the Taymyr peninsula;
Sale of NaturProdukt, one of the largest OTC-pharma deals in Russia;
Sale of gas transportation and supply assets in Ukraine;
Acquisition of additional stakes in public mineral processing companies;
Acquisition of Yamal LNG by Novatek;
Purchase of JSC Sibneftegaz by Gazprombank in 2006;
Purchase of 51% in Sakhalin 2 by Gazprom in 2007
Asset swap between Gazprom and BASF in 2007;
Sale of a significant stake in the Yuzhnorusskoye project by Gazprom to EON;
Purchase of a 20% stake in Gazpromneft by Gazprom from ENI;
Purchase of a controlling stake in JSC Severenergia by Gazprom from an ENI/Enel consortium.
ADDITIONAL REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE:
Increased the valuation of a Russian oil and gas independent oil and gas company by more than USD750 million through several organic growth opportunities;
Developed corporate strategy for one of the largest Russian industrial groups;
Participated in shareholder turnarounds of distressed corporate assets – led shareholder audits, replaced management teams, streamlined production and logistic chains, renegotiated financing arrangements for their economic recovery;
Served on the Boards of Directors of a number of oil and gas, mineral extraction, processing, holding, and production companies.