Kristina is a Senior Associate in the Corporate / M&A practice at ALRUD Law Firm.
She supports projects in the corporate sphere, specializes in mergers and acquisitions, creation of joint ventures and restructuring, project financing, and direct investments both under the Russian law and in cross-border transactions. Kristina has experience in structuring and supporting M&A transactions in various sectors of the economy, including energy and natural resources, telecommunications, media and technology, retail and real estate, pharmaceuticals and healthcare.
Kristina graduated with honors from the Faculty of Law of the National Research University – Higher School of Economics (NRU-HSE).
Kristina is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA).
a leader in the pharmacy retail market in Russia, to raise over RUB 1bn in equity investments from a major Russian bank.
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.
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.
in a merger deal with NIKE retail chain (Inventive Retail Group).
on the acquisition of a majority stake in BOT Leasing Eurasia, a company providing leasing services with respect to machinery and equipment.
on the sale of the leading electronic trading platform in Russia for purchases and sales in the business-to-business (b2b) segment, in favor of a group of companies that owns a federal electronic platform for State, corporate and commercial procurements.
on the acquisition of a 100% stake in two Russian companies operating in the production of roofing ware and soundproofing products.
a large Chinese airline selling company, on the acquisition of minority stakes in Avia Center Group companies located in Russia and England, in order to establish long-term cooperation with Avia Center in the field of introducing modern technologies into the market for the sale of air tickets and related services in Russia and the CIS.
on the acquisition of shares and several joint ventures in Russia, related to automotive industry.
on the acquisition of its majority stake in gold mines in Russia.
on the sale of 100% of the company's shares in the largest independent data center in Russia, to a subsidiary of one of the funds associated with Goldman Sachs Group.
on the sale of electronic platform Fl.ru, the largest Russian-language platform for searching and hiring freelancers. The price was based on revenue and traffic, in favor of Severgroup, a private investment company.
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