Fieldfisher's Russia & CIS Team advise on two billion dollar deal for JSC KazMunaiGas Exploration Production
Fieldfisher's Russia & CIS Team has recently acted as English legal advisers for client JSC KazMunaiGas Exploration Production ("KMG EP") in respect of US$1.95 billion tender offer launched by the company on 8 December 2017 for its GDRs and shares, valued at US$5.6bn.
This high value cross border deal involved multiple jurisdictions including the UK, Kazakhstan, USA, China, Russia, Portugal, Spain and Hong Kong. White & Case advised on legal matters in Kazakhstan and US law firm Baker Hostetler in the USA.
Congratulations to the cross border Fieldfisher team, led by Nodir Sidikov, with invaluable assistance from Jonathan Brooks, Tamara Vasiljeva, Irina Mikhnova, Ulugbek Gulomov, Galina Rivkina, Anastasiya Lutsenko, Alisher Satimov, Tatiana Seaman, Simon Moore and Duncan Black.
Our Russia & CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) Team comprises over 60 lawyers and is the largest specialist team in London. Over a third of the team are fluent Russian speakers and our understanding of the cultural differences between the CIS and Western countries means that we are uniquely positioned to deliver the sharpest possible advice to our clients in their own language. The team is led by Arik Aslanyan and our clients range from entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals to international investment banks and large blue-chip and LSE listed companies from across the CIS region. For more information on the team visit the website which includes all the key contacts: http://www.fieldfisher.com/locations/russia-cis