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Practice Focus
Olga Komleva specializes in M&A transactions, joint ventures, reorganizations and restructurings and general corporate law support for Russian and foreign companies operating in Russia.
Representative Legal Matters
  • Represented a large private bank in the context of the acquisition of new shares in one of the Russian stock exchanges, as well as the acquisition of an option to acquire additional shares in this stock exchange from the third party.
  • Advised Yum! on the sale of a certain part of its KFC business by way of an auction/bidding process to a major Russian investor and the restructuring of the Russian business of Yum! for the purposes of such sale, including spin-off of a new company and debt capitalisation/conversion of debt into equity of such new company.
  • Advised one of the global leaders in IT and digital transformation services in connection with a cross-acquisition of an international IT solutions provider operating in Russia, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Americas, India and South East Asia.
  • Acted as a legal counsel to Condé Nast, one of the world’s leading publishing houses, on the restructuring of its mass media business in Russia. The deal involved an unprecedentedly complex analysis, both by nature and volume, sophisticated corporate and regulatory planning and structuring work.
  • Acted as corporate and tax counsel to one of the world’s leading producers and providers of entertainment and information, an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate, on the restructuring of its mass media in Russia and joint venture arrangements with a Russian partner.
  • Advised a Russian vertically integrated oil company in connection with the establishment of a joint venture with an Emirati state-owned holding company, a large investment fund and one of the largest Russian banks.
  • Advised an international public agro-industrial and food conglomerate on the acquisition of a group of Russian companies engaged in pig breeding, as well as on the proposed acquisition of a majority stake in a company operating a large robotic dairy cattle and milk complex in Russia.
  • Advised Enad Global 7 AB (publ), an international group of companies offering a full range of services in the video gaming sector, on the transactions for the acquisition and subsequent sale of Innova group of companies engaged in computer games publishing activities.
  • Advised the shareholders of a large Russian gas producer on the sale of a 12% stake to an international energy company as part of a strategic partnership.
  • Advised one of the leading global information technology solutions and services providers focused on emerging markets of Eastern Europe, Americas, and Asia, in relation to restructuring of its business for the purposes of the proposed IPO.
  • Moscow State Legal Academy, Law Degree with Honours, 2008