Oleg Ezhov

Oleg Ezhov

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Oleg Ezhov
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Oleg Ezhov is a Counsel in the Corporate / M&A, as well as an expert in the field of energy, natural resources and infrastructure.

Oleg specializes in mergers and acquisitions, private capital, banks and finance. He has many years of experience in supporting mergers and acquisitions under Russian and foreign law.

Oleg graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (MGIMO University) and the Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL), and earned a Master's Degree in Law. Oleg interned at the London office of an international law firm that is part of the Silver Circle; he speaks English, Dutch and German.

Oleg is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA).

Includes advising and representing:

Kraft Heinz

on the sale of its two affiliated companies in Russia – baby food manufacturers producing more than 30 000 tons of dry and thin cereal per year.

A client

on the acquisition of a share in Vostok Oil LLC – the biggest deal in Russia in 2020.


a leader in the pharmacy retail market in Russia, to raise over RUB 1bn in equity investments from a major Russian bank.

Mechel Group

on the RUB 89bn sale of its 51% participatory interest in the companies which operate the Elga coalfield project, estimated reserves are approx. 2,2bn tons: Elgaugol, Elga Doroga and Mechel Trans Vostok.

TJX Companies

the leading off-price apparel and home fashions retailer in the U.S. and worldwide, on the US$225m acquisition of a 25% stake in Familia, Russian low-cost clothing retailer.

Akkermann Cement

on the acquisition of 77% of a large cement plant in the Perm region - 'Gornozavodskcement'.

CEFC China Energy Company Limited

on the acquisition of 14.16% shares in a Russian oil company.

China Gold

on the acquisition of its majority stake in gold mines in Russia.

Sojitz Corporation

on the acquisition of shares and several joint ventures in Russia, related to automotive industry.

One of shareholders of Sibuglemet Group

on the sale of shares to a group of investors for more than US$1bn.

A shareholder of Veropharm

one of the leading generic product producers in Russia, on the sale on shares to Abbott Laboratories for US$600m.

North Atlantic Drilling Ltd. and Seadrill Limited

on a long-term investment and co-operation Agreement with a Russian oil company.


on the sale of a minority stake to one of the leading investment funds.

Sintez Petroleum

the sole shareholder, in a joint venture with a Russian oil company, in terms of financing and developing the Lavna oilfield service terminal.

ALRUD team advised Kraft Heinz on the sale of its baby food business
ALRUD law firm represented the interests of Kraft Heinz in the sale of its two affiliated companies in Russia – baby food manufacturers producing more than 30 000 tons of dry and thin cereal per year. Chernogolovka was the buyer. ALRUD team provided full legal support of the transaction and advised on the transaction approval procedure in Russia. ALRUD team working on the project included the Partner and Head of the Corporate and M&A Practice Alexander Zharskiy, Partner and Head of the Competition/Antitrust Practice German Zakharov as well as Counsel Oleg Ezhov, Senior Associate Daniil Lozovsky, Senior Associate Ilya Khodakov, Senior Associate Ksenia Erokhina and Associate Natella Kortiashvili.
14 May 2024
ALRUD Team supported AGC in a transaction on the sale of Russian assets to a Russian investor
ALRUD Law Firm represented AGC in a transaction on the sale of its two glass manufacturing subsidiaries in Russia (Bor Glassworks and Klin Glassworks). Mr. Igor Mikhailovich Leytis, a profile investor, acted as the Purchaser under the transaction. ALRUD Team provided comprehensive legal support for the transaction, including preparation of legally binding documentation, control over compliance with the conditions precedent, transaction closing, and advising on the transaction clearance procedure within the Russian perimeter. ALRUD Team working on the project included Andrey Zharskiy, Partner of the Corporate and M&A Practice, German Zakharov, Partner of the Competition/Antitrust Practice, Oleg Ezhov, Of Counsel, Daniil Lozovsky, Senior Associate, Sofia Derbeneva, Associate, and Natella Kortiashvili, Associate.
06 March 2024
Pravo-300, 2023 recommends Oleg Ezhov for Natural Resources and Energy.
Best Lawyers 2022 recommends Oleg Ezhov for Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisitions Law.
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