Our Central Asia corporate team provides the full range of corporate services to a number of prominent corporations and financial institutions. As part of the global corporate group, we work on both domestic and cross-border transactions, providing integrated advice alongside our corporate colleagues throughout Europe, Asia, Australia, Canada, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America.
With particular expertise across our key industry sectors, our corporate lawyers provide a commercial and strategic service to clients throughout: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and pharmaceuticals and life sciences.
We offer a holistic service to all of our corporate clients, drawing upon the expertise of our local specialists in: tax; banking and finance; real estate; litigation and dispute resolution; among other practice areas.
Our areas of work include:
- corporate governance
- joint ventures
- management, shareholding and trust arrangements
- mergers and acquisitions
- regulatory and environmental compliance
- licensing and technical requirementsp
- ermits and approvals (under Kazakhstan’s subsoil use legislation)
Our recent work:
- Advising Sberbank of Russia on the acquisition of Troika Dialog Kazakhstan JSC, the Kazakh subsidiary of leading Russian investment bank Troika Dialog, and the proposed acquisition of BTA Bank, Kazakhstan's largest bank
- Advising Samruk Energo on its joint venture activities with Kazakhmys for development of the Ekibastuz power station
- Advising SAT & Company JSC on the acquisition of a 100 per cent interest in Romaltyn Ltd, an Isle of Man holding company of Romaltyn Mining S.R.L. and Romaltyn Exploration S.R.L, from Polyus Gold International Limited, the largest gold producer in Russia
- Advising on corporate restructuring and consolidation of a Kazakh holding company which assets include a medium-sized commercial bank and a major domestic brewery
- Advising FIC Alel JSC (an affiliate of Eureka Mining) on corporate reorganisation and merger of two affiliated companies
- Advising Big Sky Energy Corporation on corporate, labour and subsoil use issues of the acquisition of two local companies with subsoil use rights
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