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Banking & Finance

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 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.

Alexander ChekanCEO of TUT.BY

Alexander Chekan
CEO of TUT.BY

The partners of A&P are always professional and responsive. I appreciate not only their superior quality of the services but also efforts they put into social initiatives including support of the startup ecosystem.

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.

Sergey KostevichCEO of ASBISc

Sergey Kostevich
CEO at ASBISc

We have acquired a reliable partner and consultant in the face of the law firm “Aleinikov and Partners”. We recommend the company for cooperation to anyone who needs effective legal support for M&A deals. It should be noted with confidence that lawyers solve problems with high efficiency and in short time, and not afraid to take the challenges of non-standard clients' requests.

World Bank

Aleinikov&Partners Law Firm became the local consultant of the World Bank in the frame of the World Bank’s project on international technical assistance to Belarus aimed at harmonizing of the domestic legislation with respective EU Directives and international standards.

A&P advised Vizor Games in Investment Deal with World’s Top Mobile Game Developer Playrix

Aleinikov & Partners has been advised Visor Games, a leading Belarusian developer of multiplayer games for browser, social networks, and mobile platforms, in its investment deal with Playrix. The deal represents the first-ever investment of a top mobile game developer into a Belarus-born gamedev player, an HTP resident, with the intention to jointly develop the company on the basis of  “a strategic partnership”

China Merchants China-Belarus Commerce&Logistics Corporation CJSC

Aleinikov&Partners Law Firm provided legal support concerning incorporation of the joint venture company - China Merchants China-Belarus Commerce&Logistics Corporation CJSC.