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DLA Piper and Linklaters Advise Raspadskaya on Acquisition of Yuzhkuzbassugol in Russia

DLA Piper and Linklaters Advise Raspadskaya on Acquisition of Yuzhkuzbassugol in Russia

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DLA Piper has advised Raspadskaya on its USD 920 million acquisition of Russian coal producer Yuzhkuzbassugol from EVRAZ that, the firm reports, "will lead to the creation of Russia’s largest and the world’s fifth largest coking coal company." Linklaters advised the seller on the deal.

Raspadskaya is a Russian integrated group of coal mining and enrichment facilities.

EVRAZ is a mining company and a producer of infrastructure steel products, with operations in Russia, the United States, Canada, the Czech Republic, and Italy, among others.

DLA Piper’s Moscow-based team included Partners Julien Hansen and Igor Antonyan, Counsel Alexander Klochkov, Senior Associates Ilya Skalkov and Azamat Abdulmenov, and Associates Alexander Mysov and Dmitry Kravchenko.

Linklaters team consisted of, in Moscow, Partners Hugo Stolkin and Denis Uvarov and Managing Associate Mikhail Fufaev; and in London, Managing Associate Lauren Renshaw and Associate Thomas Bishop.

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