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Practice Focus

Dmitry Marchan specializes in various M&A transactions, joint ventures, PE deals and general corporate support for Russian and foreign companies operating in Russia. Dmitry has extensive experience in advising clients on M&A and PE transaction structuring and implementation issues in various industries, including IT industry, media, banking and power projects, civil aviation.

Representative Legal Matters
  • Advised one of the world’s leading steel and steel-related mining companies, in relation to the acquisition of 100% of the shares of the core producers and suppliers of carbonyl iron powders in Russia and the CIS region.
  • Represented one of the largest Russian banks in a transaction involving an acquisition of a 44.8% stake in the charter capital of a target company, being member of the Russian state-owned telecom conglomerate, integrating assets in data processing centres («DPCs») and cloud services.
  • Advised a multinational food processing and commodities trading corporation on the set up of its joint venture with a Russian partner involved in the processing, manufacture and sale of starch sweeteners and its derivatives.
  • Advised an international manufacturer of wall building materials with respect to the divestiture of its manufacturing business in Russia.
  • Advised one of the leading soft drinks producers and distributors in Central and Eastern Europe with respect to the sale of its shareholding interest in the Russian subsidiary manufacturing and distributing carbonated soft drinks in the Russian Federation to a Russian buyer.
  • Advised a multinational conglomerate specializing in luxury goods on Russian legal aspects relating to its acquisition through an auction process of a listed global company operating luxury hotels and several other businesses in the luxury segment of travel industry, including due diligence review of the Russian-based assets and advice on specifics of the Russian regulatory framework applicable to the target’s operations in Russia.
  • Advised the shareholders of a Russian commercial bank with respect to the proposed sale of the bank to a strategic investor, including analysis and advice on the deal structure, organization and preparation of documents for the competitive bidding process, negotiations with bidders.
  • Advised one of the world leaders in fast food industry on the corporate and commercial aspects of the restructuring of its relationships with one of its subsidiaries franchisees in Russia.
  • Advised a shareholder of Novaport, a Russian group of companies specializing on operation and management of airports in different regions of Russia, with respect to two transactions on acquisition of controlling stakes in an international airport «Khrabrovo» (city of Kaliningrad) and international airport «Mineralnye Vody» (city of Mineralnye Vody).
  • Advised an international production company of scripted and non-scripted television with respect to re-negotiation of the terms of its Russian joint venture with its Russian partner, including re-signing of the JV on new terms and introduction of a new partner into the JV.
  • Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), Law Degree, 1999
  • Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), Bachelor of Law, 1998