The Moscow, London, and New York offices of Debevoise & Plimpton have advised NLMK on its EUR 500 million 5-year Eurobond offering with an annual coupon rate of 1.45%. Linklaters advised joint lead managers and joint bookrunners J.P. Morgan, BofA Securities, and Societe Generale.
Dentons has advised titanium producer VSMPO-AVISMA Corporation on an English law-governed unsecured five-year club loan facility for up to USD 400 million provided by a number of international banks. The mandated lead arrangers included Societe Generale, Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Banca Intesa, Intesa Sanpaolo Bank Luxembourg S.A., and UniCredit S.p.A., with the latter four banks also serving as book-runners. Bank Zenit and Bank ICBC were lead arrangers. ING Bank N.V. acted as agent and UniCredit S.p.A. acted as documentation agent.
Kachkin & Partners has advised real estate developer Krasnaya Strela on the sale of a business-class residential development project on Moskovsky Prospekt in Saint Petersburg, including the 2.63-hectare plot, building permits, and RUB 6.3 billion in financing provided by the DOM.RF Bank, to developer E.Development of Moscow.
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Sorainen has advised Data Delivery LLC, the Belarusian developer of a platform for managing the online status and business reputation of RocketData.io, in connection with share acquisitions and further investment in the company by mapping service 2GIS, which is part of the Sber group. DLA Piper Moscow and Aleinikov & Partners in Minsk advised 2GIS on the deal.
Norton Rose Fulbright and Asters have advised a syndicate of banks on its provision of a PLN 1.5 billon loan to Polish, Russian, Romanian, Ukrainian, and German members of the Cersanit Group. Romania's Ionescu si Sava reportedly also advised the syndicate. Clifford Chance advised Cersanit on the deal.