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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

Alfa-Bank Belarus
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

Bank BelVEB
Advising the company from the Bank BelVEB Banking Holding on the launch of the online investment platform FINSTORE.BY.

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

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

Belarusbank
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.

MTBank
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.

Belarusbank
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.

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

BelAZ Trading House
Advising BelAZ Trading House on attraction of trade financing.

Belarusbank
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.

More projects

Marius VismantasSenior Financial Sector Specialist, Financial and Private Sector Development of East Asia & Pacific Region of the World Bank

Marius Vismantas
Senior Financial Sector Specialist, Financial and Private Sector Development of East Asia & Pacific Region of the World Bank

Lawyers of "Aleinikov&Partners" provided excellent and prompt assistance and advice throughout the assignment, by merging good international
practices of capital markets development with the Belarussian legal traditions. I can highly recommend “Aleinikov&Partners” to anyone looking for
solid and professional legal advice in Belarus.

Sergey BruiCo-Founder of Vizor Games

Sergey Bruy
Co-Founder of Vizor Games

Vizor team would like to express its gratitude to the law firm Aleinikov&Partners for legal support of Vizor Interactive projects. It is quite difficult to find lawyers with an excellent understanding of technologies. Lawyers of "Aleinikov and Partners" are those with whom you can speak the same language. Taking into account the timesaving you can achieve with that, such quality cannot be overemphasized. The law firm "Aleinikov and Partners" can be recommended to IT businesses, which need a modern, flexible and professional team.

Mikhail FedotovBoard Member of RVC

Mikhail Fedotov
Board Member of RVC

Aleinikov&Partners Law Firm supported InfraFund RVC on its investment in Belarusian startup Rocketdata.io. The firm’s team proved to be knowledgeable experts in corporate law issues. We are truly thankful to them for always being deep involved in the process and working in a very professional manner - that is what helped us achieve strong result. We also should notice that hard work which Aleinikov&Partners did on implementation in the Belarusian legislation of venture capital financing tools to make deals of this kind possible to be structured under local laws.

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”

Advocate Denis Aleinikov defends Blitz Team in dispute with Wargaming

Denis Aleinikov took the lead on legal defence of Blitz Team in a dispute with Wargaming, publisher and developer of the world-famous game World of Tanks. Five lawsuits have been brought to the Supreme Court of the Republic of Belarus against Blitz Team employees (former employees of Wargaming’s Minsk office) being sued for US$1.69 million altogether for violating Wargaming's exclusive rights while working on the Open Source project

Denis Aleinikov succesfully represented HARIBO in the Supreme Court

Chamber for Commercial Disputes of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Belarus upheld judgment of the Court of first instance in a case concerning HARIBO Sweets LLC (Russian Federation).