Capital & Equity Markets

Capital & Equity Markets

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ALRUD team has profound expertise in all kinds of capital & equity markets transactions both domestic and cross-border. Our vast experience includes advising investors, issuers and underwriters in various types of transactions:

  • Domestic and international offerings of equity and debt securities through public offerings and private placements
  • Preliminary reorganization of a company and elaboration of an IPO structure
  • Eurobond placements
  • Securitizations
  • Restructurings
  • Other transactions with securities
  • Advising on various regulatory requirements of Russian securities law

Highlights of recent domesticand international work include advising:

Qiwi plc.

a leading payment processing company, in connection with the SPO of American depository shares and listing on Nasdaq Global Select Market. The securities were also admitted to trading on MICEX Stock Exchange.

Qiwi plc.

in connection with the IPO of American depository shares and listing on Nasdaq Global Select Market. The securities were also admitted to trading on MICEX Stock Exchange.

eToro Group LTD.

with respect to regulatory aspects of trading with crypto currencies on a Russian market including advertising matters arising in connection with proposal of respective product in Russia.

Underwriters Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and Goldman, Sachs & Co.

in connection with the secondary public offering of Class A shares of Yandex N.V. – a leading internet company.

Western Siberian Petrochemical Complex LLC (SIBUR Group)

on the issuance of bonds for the purposes of investment in an infrastructure project for the construction of a modern and high-technology integrate petrochemical complex “Western Siberian petrochemical complex”.

Underwriters (Goldman Sachs International, JP Morgan Securities Ltd., Morgan Stanley & Co International Plc, VTB Capital plc, Pacific Crest Securities LLC)

in connection with the IPO of the shares of Mail.ru Group Limited in the form of GDRs and placing of GDR at the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The amount of offering arranged US $ 1 billion.

Joint venture investment bank incorporated in China

in a project in view of envisaged issuance of bonds by a foreign entity of Rusal group. We were responsible for issuance matters dealing with securing of issuer’s obligations with respect to its payments made under bonds, detailed review and due diligence of eight Russian companies being the guarantors, disclosure obligations thereof, review and commenting on the prospectus from the Russian law related standpoint.

LGT Capital Partners

an alternative asset management company on Russian law requirements applicable to management companies offering hedge fund products including shares of open-ended funds, capital guaranteed or pass-thru products linked to the hedge funds issued off the investment banks' Medium Term Note or certificate programs.

Underwriters Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and Goldman, Sachs & Co.

as representatives of the several underwriters in connection with the SEC-registered initial public offering of Class A shares of Yandex N.V. for an aggregate price to the public of approximately US $1.4 billion.

Russian Direct Investment Fund

in connection with financing together with the United Arab Emirates’ state fund (Mubadala) of infrastructural project “Smart Grids” on development of electricity grids aimed at increase of electricity transportation efficiency (project is being implemented by Russian Grids, OJSC) as well as in connection with providing of access to the information telecommunication network “Internet” in small settlements in Russia in the framework of the project “Elimination of digital inequality” (project is being implemented by Rostelecom, OJSC).

IRC

part to Petropavlovsk PLC in anticipation of the client’s further placement on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.

Huntsman CIS Limited Liability Company

in relation to entering into a master agreement for derivative transactions on financial markets (Russian ISDA) with Citibank in Russia.

Bank Hapoalim

(Israel's largest bank) on issues relating to the conclusion of transactions in organized market on the terms of the master agreement (single contract) and procedure of provision of information on the agreements by the parties to the repository.

Group of guaranteed notes holders

on Russian law aspects of possible default of the issuer of notes and Russian guarantors under such notes.

Rankings and Awards

ALRUD in IFLR1000 rating

The results of annual researching project IFLR1000 «Financial and Corporate» were published. This rating confirms that Law Firm ALRUD continues to tak...

ALRUD - Law Firm of the year 2019 in Russia

For a fourth consecutive year the international ranking Who’s Who Legal recognizes ALRUD Law Firm as Russian Law Firm of the Year. Since 1996 every y...

ALRUD took leading position in the Legal 500 EMEA 2019 rating

On April 10, Legal 500, one of the most influential international legal ratings, published the results of its regular analysis. Annually, the agency a...

ALRUD positions in the Best Lawyers 2020 rating

Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected guide to the legal profession, announced the 11th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Russia on 24th May 2019. ...

ALRUD in IFLR1000 rating

The results of annual researching project IFLR1000 «Financial and Corporate» were published. This rating confirms that Law Firm ALRUD continues to tak...

Best Lawyers 2019 recognized ALRUD experts

Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected guide to the legal profession, announced the 10th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Russia on 27 June 2018. A...

Alrud strengthens its positions in the Legal 500 EMEA 2018 ratings

On April 12, Legal 500, one of the most authoritative international legal ratings, published the results of its regular analysis. Annually, the agency...

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