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Lenders taking borrower equity stakes in financing transactions: What is the right balance between lender and borrower interests? What are the risks? Why should it be done?

Broadcast on Sep 27, 2021 from Livestream: Bonds, Loans & Derivatives Russia & CIS 2021

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Sberbank

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Gazprombank

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Credit Bank of Moscow

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Raiffeisen Bank

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Sovcombank

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VEB.RF

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Crédit Agricole CIB

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Latham & Watkins

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Morgan Lewis

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Rosbank

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S&P Global Ratings

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Vienna Stock Exchange (Wiener Börse)

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Delo Group

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Gazprom Neft

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GV Gold

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MMK

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Metalloinvest

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Nordgold

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Segezha Group

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Severstal

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Slavneft

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Tatneft

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TMK

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CCI France Russie (Franco-Russian Chamber of Commerce)

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Russian Association of Corporate Treasurers
  • Why has the market seen an increase in the number of transactions with lenders exercising corporate control elements?
  • What options are available to both lenders and borrowers to introduce corporate control elements to financing transactions?
  • How to address the risks of personal and corporate liability?
Russia & CIS

Speaker

Artjom Buligin

Artjom Buligin

Artjom Buligin

Partner at Herbert Smith Freehills

Artjom is a Russian-qualified lawyer and the head of the banking and finance practice at Herbert Smith Freehills Moscow office. With 15 years of on-the-ground experience in Russia, Artjom has developed deep knowledge of the local market and has been involved in a significant number of complex projects for many Russian and international banks as well as major corporate clients.

His practice focuses on corporate finance in all industry sectors, restructuring and insolvency, project finance, real estate finance, bank regulatory and on financing aspects of M&A transactions. In recent years Artjom has worked extensively with dispute resolution partners to develop cross-border restructuring and debt enforcement and recovery practice, using a combination of transactional and contentious approaches.

Artjom's clients describe him as a “constructive negotiator," who offers clients "good commercial understanding”.

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Artjom Buligin