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Practice Focus
Valeria specializes in corporate law matters, acquisitions and mergers of companies.
Representative Legal Matters
  • Advised Chelyabinsk Electrometallurgical Plant on a 50/50 joint venture with Volzhsk Pipe Plant (a member of the TMK Group). The basis for the JV is Russian Stainless Company LLC established by the parties. The parties expect more than RUB 100 billion to be invested in the project.
  • Represented one of the largest Chinese investment and venture companies in two independent transactions for the acquisition of 30% and 40% stakes in two Russian companies developing computer games.
  • Represented a Russian management and investment company in connection with the establishment of a 50/50 joint venture for modernization of the electric power plant.
  • Represented Lenta, one of the largest multi-format retail chains in Russia, in the acquisition of the Semya supermarket chain in the Perm region.
  • Advised a Russia-based vertically integrated steel and mining company in acquisition of a 20% stake in a major pipe enterprise located in the south of Russia.
  • Advised ECCO Sko A/S in connection with the acquisition of its Russian distributor, ECCO Ros, with operations in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, and Kyrgyzstan.
  • Advised shareholders of Amur Zoloto in relation to the agreement between Kopy Goldfields AB, HC Alliance Mining Group Ltd. and Lexor Group SA whereby Kopy Goldfieds agreed to acquire 100% of the shares in Amur Gold Company Limited.
  • Advised owners of a major international company specializing in manufacturing and distribution of high-quality roller curtain systems, sectional doors, automatic shutters, roller doors made of aluminium and of aluminium profile systems, in connection with the sale of a majority stake in its business, i.e. in connection with pre-sale restructuring of the group of companies in several jurisdictions.
  • Advised a major Swiss pharmaceutical company in connection with its acquisition of assets relating to manufacturing, distribution, marketing and sale of biologically active food supplement and medical device and entering into the manufacturing and supply agreement with respect to the above products.
  • Advised one of the largest enterprises of oil and fat production in connection with setting up a joint venture with a Russian partner.
  • State University – Higher School of Economics, LL.M., 2017
  • Moscow State University (MSU), Law Degree, 2015