Ekaterina Boeva is a Partner in Banking and Project Finance practice at ALRUD Law Firm.
Ekaterina specialises in main types of bank and equity financing (trade, export, mezzanine, bridge, asset, real estate and acquisition finance), participates in syndicated lending projects, manages international and Russian financing transactions, whilst representing both lenders and borrowers, supports clients in restructuring projects, as well as advises on counter-sanctions regulation in financing transactions over the last year.
Ekaterina graduated from the National Research University of the Higher School of Economics. She is a member of the International Bar Association (the IBA).
Ekaterina joined ALRUD’s team in 2014.
on a project regarding amending a facility agreement and further modification of security documentation, provided by the borrower and its shareholder (companies of a group of a Russian oil company).
as a lender in a complex structured transaction, to provide mezzanine financing to a group of companies, of a major Moscow developer, for construction of a business-class residential complex.
as a borrower on a project, involving refinancing of a current facility, resulting in access to a new £100m facility, from a syndicate of European banks, which included provision of security, by the group’s members and intragroup restructuring, which was performed in parallel with the refinancing matters.
as a lender, with respect to a complex cross-border transaction, to provide financing to a Russian company, which holds a leading position in integrated security for private facilities and businesses.
on Russian-law aspects of provision guarantees, against risks arising from exports to Russia.
and the borrower in relation to modification of securities, granted by the borrower and its shareholders, to secure a financing for construction and development of a combined cycle cogeneration plant in Yaroslavl, Russia.
on Russian law issues related to a subsequent public offering of American depositary shares, including performance of limited due diligence of Russian subsidiaries of Qiwi PLC, review of the SPO documentation and issuance of a Russian law legal opinion, with respect to the Russian subsidiaries and documentation.
on execution of security agreements with a Russian borrower, including issues of validity and enforceability of provided State guarantees.
on several related projects regarding financing of acquisition of a Russian company, engaged in the pharmaceutical business, by a company incorporated in the United Arab Emirates, as well as assisting our client with matters of the Russian companies’ involving the borrower’s group reorganization.
on an envisaged issuance of bonds by a foreign entity of Rusal group. We were responsible for matters dealing with securing of issuer’s obligations, with respect to its payments made under bonds. Also, we carried out a detailed review and due diligence of eight Russian companies, being the guarantors. Currently, an analogous project is on the table.