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For several years, Aleinikov & Partners has been working with the country’s major financial institutions, including the Development Bank of the Republic of Belarus. The company’s clients are included in the high-profile list – The Banker Top 1000.

We have gained considerable experience in project financing matters: Aleinikov & Partners has given support to a significant part of the domestic M&A transactions in the banking sector, advised on updating banks’ information infrastructure and software procurement, while the team’s knowledge of securities enabled us to act as legal adviser to the World Bank within the framework of an international technical assistance project for Belarus seeking to harmonize the provisions of the national laws and the EU Directives and IOSCO standards.

What we can help with:

  • Using a variety of financial market instruments;
  • Entering into loan agreements by banks;
  • Project financing and public private partnership;
  • Issues related to investment activities;
  • M&A transactions involving banks;
  • Regulation of payments, settlements, electronic money, and digital marks (tokens);
  • Securitization;
  • Issuance of blockchain bonds;
  • Mezzanine financing;
  • Trade financing;
  • Legislative work.

Projects:

Advising jointly with DLA Paper shareholders of Alfa-Bank Belarus, a part of Alfa Group, one of the largest privately owned financial-investment conglomerates in Russia, on 100% acquisition of the Home Credit Group’s Belarusian subsidiary More

Advising a member-company of the Belvneshekonombank's (BelVEB) banking holding on launching the online investment platform FINSTORE.BY More

Advising Evrotorg, a Belarus' major food retailer and the only country's issuer of eurobonds, on debt financing issues.

Advising PromSvyazBank (Russia) on securing performance of obligations under the loan agreement.

Advising Belarusbank that is among the largest financial institutions of Belarus on concluding a loan agreement with the consortium of Swiss banks (UBS AG, Credit Suisse AG, Zurcher Kantonalbank) aimed at financing of procurement of electrical trains produced by Stadler Bussnang AG for Belarusian Railways.

Advising MTBank regarding entry into an agreement with Nordic Environment Finance Corporation (NEFCO) aimed at cooperative financing of projects in the field of energy efficiency.

Assisting Belarusbank with attraction of the loan from Slovenska izvozna in razvojna banka (Slovenia) aimed at financing of purchase of equipment from Slovenian manufacturer by the Belarusian JSC.

Advising the Czech financial institution on the issues related to implementation of forfeiting scheme in Belarus.

Advising BelAZ Trading House on attraction of trade financing.

Advising Belarusbank in respect of attraction of financing from Export-Import Bank of China for the purpose of implementation of the project aimed at constructing the plant for the production of sulfate bleached and rayon pulp.

Eugene NevgenFounder of MSQRD

Eugene Nevgen
Founder of MSQRD

In the name of the whole MSQRD team, I would like to thank Aleinikov&Partners law firm and Dmitry Matveyev personally for legal support of our startup and legal advice on intellectual property matters as well as corporate law and investments. The company’s lawyers proved to be a highly professional team with a great understanding of IT whose recommendations are always reliable and effective.

Eduard GramovichDirector of British-American Tobacco Trading Company

Eduard Gramovich
Director of British-American Tobacco Trading Company

Profound legal knowledge and creative approach of the professionals working in «Aleinikov&Partners» law firm make them offer ingenious and accurate legal solutions even on the most complicated cases.

Mauno NurmDirector of Tikkurila

Mauno Nurm
Director of Tikkurila

The lawyers of the company demonstrated outstanding knowledge of all nuances of corporate law and experience of the incorporation of companies with foreign investments.

StringersHub raises $500K in seed round led by U.S. Starta Ventures

Aleinikov&Partners advises Stringershub, a marketplace to connect "stringers" and eyewitnesses with media producers and editors worldwide, on $500 seed investment from Angels Band (Belarus), Insta Ventures (Cyprus), and Starta Ventures (USA)

DEAL.BY sustained its interests in the Supreme Court of Belarus

Chamber for Commercial Disputes of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Belarus affirmed court decisions of first and appeals instances in the DEAL.BY cases.

A&P advises the Development Bank of Belarus on expanding its mandate regarding venture capital financing

Aleinikov & Partners advises the Development Bank of the Republic of Belarus on drafting a regulatory legal act aimed at amendment of the Belarusian legislation in order to create legal foundations for financing of venture projects by the Development Bank