Russia

Russia

Recent work highlights

Planning and environmental

  • Advised a leading Abu-Dhabi-based investment fund in connection with the contemplated re-development of a historical sanatorium in Sochi into luxury hotel and residences, including all aspects of the construction project compliance with applicable environmental, planning and cultural heritage restrictions.
  • Advised a European agricultural machinery manufacturer on the construction of its production facilities within the strictly regulated airport’s protection zone in Voronezh Region.

Construction and development

  • Advised Honeywell on all matters related to the acquisition of a land plot located in the Lipetsk Region Special Economic Zone and subsequent construction of the group’s first plant in Russia.
  • Advised ORPEA, a European leader in post-acute care, on entering into the investment agreement with the International Medical Cluster Foundation (owned by the City of Moscow) for design and construction of ORPEA’s first rehabilitation centre in Russia.

Investment and disposal

  • Advised a real estate arm of a Russian bank on the sale of a major development project in Moscow to Osnova Group. The transaction scope covered rights to the land plots for the construction of the MainStreet business class apartment complex and the set of permitting documents to implement the project.
  • Advised Russian Direct Investment Fund and its co-investors (Mubadala, Bahrain Mumtalakat, Ayar and others) on the acquisition of shares in the Russian agricultural business of TH Group (Vietnam) and investment into development of its milk production facilities in Russia.
  • Advised a French multinational luxury goods conglomerate on the acquisition of the historical building in Moscow downtown which houses the brand’s flagship boutique in Russia.

Managers and occupiers

  • Advised Gilead Sciences on all matters related to the lease of premises in the prime Class A+ business centre in Moscow to house its CIS office.
  • Advised a French premium goods manufacturer in connection with the long-term lease agreement for retail premises in a top-notch Moscow shopping centre.

Financing

  • Acted on a €43m secured real estate finance facility to be provided by a syndicate of banks to the developer and operator of the outlet centre in the Moscow Region.
  • Advised one of the largest banks in Russia on a $712m secured refinancing of the existing loan granted for the development of benchmarking shopping centre in Moscow

 

Facts and figures

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Located in Moscow

1 real estate partner, 4 lawyers

Languages: Russian, English, German, Spanish and French

Key contacts

Contact
Artashes Oganov
Artashes Oganov
Partner
Head of M&A | Head of Real Estate
T +7 495 786 40 86