Services | Capital markets

Capital markets advice is another paramount area of our practice, where our legal team boasts to have unique experience obtained via the participation in numerous transactions including well-known and market-making deals. The knowledge and skills of our attorneys in this field have been acknowledged by such international guides of legal professionals as Chambers Europe and the Best Lawyers.

We consider as our competitive advantage that Laseta Partners acted on the side of various parties of the capital markets projects (issuers, underwriters and investment bankers, investors, professional participants in the securities market) and therefore has good understanding of the specifics relating to the representation of the issuer compared with the legal assistance to the underwriters or investors.

Our recent experience includes the following:

-                     provision of Russian law advice to Yandex N.V. in connection with the initial and secondary public offering of shares performed at the NASDAQ Global Market, and direct listing of the shares on the Moscow Stock Exchange;

-                     on-going Russian law advice to a major US-based provider of information services for the professional participants in the securities market;

-                     counseling “FORA-BANK” in relation to the issue of mortgage-backed bonds in the total value exceeding RUR 2.7 bln.;

-                     legal support to a company-member of Gazprom Group in connection with the placement of additional shares in the amount of RUR 15 bln.;

-                     complex legal assistance to the Russian pharma holding in connection with the increase of its charter capital;

-                     advising a huge Russian media group on the investment project implemented via the placement of shares in the Russian holding company of the group.