Providing support for any sensitive transaction under Russian or English law. Supporting transactions with companies based in 32 jurisdictions: rendering services for concluding sale and purchase agreements for shares or participatory interests, as well as put or call option, pledge, corporate, convertible loan and other agreements.
Pre-Investment or Pre-Sale Due Diligence
Providing support in legal, tax and financial due diligence of businesses in and outside Russia.
Business and Asset Restructuring
Assisting in setting up the best, including international, business operation scheme.
Corporate Procedure Support
Providing services of handling general meetings of governing bodies, contributions to capital, property, etc., and acting as corporate secretary.
Corporate Law Advice
Providing corporate law advice.
Providing support for acquisition and subsequent sale of a high tech company by investors
For several years, we have provided support for a number of transactions involving Coda Device Company Group (based in the BVI, USA, Russia) raising Russian and foreign investors’ funds. The transaction structure required incorporation of legal entities in Russia, the USA and on the BVI, conclusion of Russian law corporate agreements, English law shareholders’ agreements and provision of English law convertible loans to the target. Later, we supported a transaction involving sale of the company group to TorLabs, a strategic partner. The transaction was carried out in several stages consisting of transfers of all assets. The transaction was preceded by a pre-sale due diligence. Our experts handled the legal and tax due diligence in all jurisdictions.
Sale of a Russian video recording technology developer to a global player
We acted for Vocord in its sale to the Chinese giant Huawei. The transaction consisted of several stages, including a pre-sale due diligence (legal, tax and financial), an option scheme, etc.
Providing support for corporate procedures and transactions with investors to a company engaged in medical trials
Our cooperation with InteKrin (JSC) began in 2011. Since then, we have assisted the company in every internal procedure, structured its investment deals with Russian and US investors, and supervised the subsequent exit of minority shareholders.
Assisted a corporate group in raising a convertible loan
We conducted a pre-investment (legal) due diligence of a corporate group including companies from Russia, Cyprus, Germany and the USA. We subsequently provided legal drafting services (under English law) and closing services for a transaction involving provision of a convertible loan to the parent company (Cyprus).
Conducted a due diligence of a corporate group including companies domiciled in five jurisdictions
We conducted a pre-investment due diligence of all group companies, which were domiciled in five jurisdictions: Russia, the UK, Estonia, the USA and China. A total of eight group companies were reviewed.