ALRUD Law Firm has been shortlisted for the CEE Deals of the Year Awards 2020 in Russia for advising Mechel in the sale of its 51% participatory interest in the companies which operate the Elga coalfield project. Elga coalfield owns one of the world’s largest deposits of high-quality coking coal. Its estimated reserves are approx. 2.2 billion tons. The total value of the deal is 89 billion RUB.
ALRUD’s team was headed by partners Andrey Zharskiy (Head of Natural Resources, Energy and Infrastructure) and Alexander Zharskiy (Head of Corporate / M&A) and was supported by counsel Oleg Ezhov, senior associate Kristina Akalovich, associates Anna Derbak and Irina Cherdintseva.
In addition, ALRUD lawyers provided support to Royal DSM on the acquisition of Erber Group and AB Linas Agro Group on the acquisition of AB Kauno Grudai Group, nominated in Austria and Lithuania, respectively.
The CEE Deals of the Year award was established in 2017 to honor law firms in Central and Eastern Europe for supporting significant transactions. The winners will be announced in June 2021. Please follow the link for the full list of nominees.