Mikhail Semyonov

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Moscow

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  • Rosneft Oil Company in relation to acquisition of aviation fuel business in several Russian airports from Basic Element Group
  • Rosneft Oil Company in relation to US$1.8 bln acquisition of 40% in Arctic Russia B.V. from Enel
  • Rosneft Oil Company in the $247 million acquisition of 100% of participatory shares in Orenburg Drilling Company LLC from VTB Leasing OJSC and FinanceBusinessGroup LLC; closed – 1 April 2014
  • Rosneft Oil Company in relation to the agreements with ExxonMobil, BP and Statoil for joint development of difficult-to-extract resources of hydrocarbons in Russia
  • Rosneft Oil Company in relation to acquisition of stake in North Atlantic Drilling Limited and relevant joint venture arrangements
  • Gazprom on the US$13 billion acquisition of Sibneft (GazpromNeft) and further potential acquisition of 20% in GazpromNeft
  • Unilever on the acquisition by Unilever of the Inmarko, Kalina and Baltimor Groups
  • Huadian, one of China’s major state owned power companies, on the formation together with TGK-2 of a joint venture project company to develop a 450MW gas fueled power plant in the Yaroslavl region of Russia
  • PepsiCo on the US$3.8 billion acquisition of 66% shares in Wimm-Bill-Dann, Russia’s leading producer of juices and milk products
  • Advising DP World, the leading UAE container port operator, on the sale of 25% stake in Vostochnaya Stevedore Company to Global Ports Investments plc for USD 230 mln
  • Advising Troika Dialog on the disposal of 5% shares of Kamaz, Russia’s largest producer of trucks, to Daimler and EBRD
  • Advising Troika Dialog on the disposal of 10% shares of Kamaz, Russia’s largest producer of trucks, to Daimler
  • Advising Inchcape on the acquisition of Musa Motors Group, Russia’s leading car dealership
  • Advising Inchcape on the acquisition of 24.9% in the joint venture relating to car dealerships in St. Petersburg
  • Advising Inchcape on the acquisition of 75.1% of Audi and Peugeot car dealerships in St. Petersburg
  • Advising shareholders of Absolut Bank on disposal of their shareholdings in Absolut Bank by way of an auction to KBC Bank for US$ 964 mln.
  • Advising Dalecone Limited on disposal of 33% stake in OAO “TMK”, one of the largest producers of pipes in the world, for US$ 1.3 billion, including advising on the deal structure, drafting and negotiating the share purchase agreement, escrow agreement and other transaction documents
  • Advising CTF (an Alfa Group entity) on the acquisition of a controlling stake in Pyaterochka by way of various cash payments and transfer of 100% of the shares in Perekrestok to Pyaterochka; including commenting on share purchase agreements and other transaction documents and commenting on and drafting the due diligence report
  • Advising on the TNK-BP corporate restructuring
  • Advising a major Russian financial industrial group on a potential IPO of its joint venture, including advising on protections for the client as a minority shareholder in the joint venture and negotiating and commenting on all IPO – related documents
  • Advising a major Russian financial industrial group in relation to the restructuring of a joint venture in the Russian metallurgical sector, including drafting and negotiating the shareholders’ agreement and constitutional documents of the Russian holding company of the joint venture
  • Advising on the potential Slavneft split between TNK-BP and Sibneft
  • Advising a major Russian financial industrial group in relation to the formation of a joint-venture worth US$2.5 bln in the Russian metallurgical sector, including advising on protections for the client as a minority shareholder in the joint venture
  • Advising a major financial industrial group on the potential reorganisation of its Russian assets by way of merger (accession) of production subsidiaries into various holding companies
  • Advising a major international oil company on a US$20 mln acquisition in the Russian oil sector
  • Advising RAO UES and its financial advisers (Merrill Lynch and Alfa Bank) on Russian electricity reform and on the restructuring of RAO UES and AO-Energos including structuring auctions for the sale of Wholesale Generating Companies shares
  • Advising on potential privatisations of a major Russian mining company and a major Russian shipping company