Project Finance / Business Finance

Over the last fifteen years, this area of practice has come to the fore at AGP. Our lawyers have been regularly involved in large-scale financing projects and intricately structured transactions and gained enormous experience in this field. In particular, developing a transaction plan and legal support by AGP allowed one of our clients to restructure and refinance its corporate debt of more than $300 million.

Our services include:

  • Comprehensive support for all types of transactions, including banking, corporate and transnational loans, business and investment project financing, M&A transactions, and acquiring and leasing assets
  • Due diligence, risk analysis and preparation of legal opinions
  • Support in restructuring loan and credit obligations and refinancing transactions
  • Representing borrowers and lenders at all stages of transactions
  • Developing the best financing plans for clients and structuring projects with due regard to the expected financial flows
  • Advice on attracting Russian and foreign direct investments, including the development of investment agreements, codes, and regulations
  • Advising during implementation of projects, including the development of all relevant corporate documentation, joint venture creation documentation, verification of compliance with regulatory requirements of the country of investment, and rectifying problematic situations at all project implementation stages

Projects

European Bank of Reconstruction and Development

Legal support of loan transactions and investment projects:
  • Logistics center in Moscow
  • Real estate development project in St. Petersburg
  • Financing of a Urals steel works
  • Financing of a cosmetics manufacturer

Overseas Private Investment Corporation

Representation in 13 projects financed with secured loans granted or guaranteed by OPIC.

Real Estate Developer

Representation in a transaction to obtain secured project financing of $345 million for the construction of Moscow City Business Center.

Major investment project operators

Plan development and legal support to restructure and refinance the operators’ corporate debt of more than $300 million.

Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel Works

Representation in a project to obtain a $250 million loan from one of the West’s leading financing institutions.

Real Estate Developer

Representation in a project to obtain a syndicated loan of $200 million to build an athletic complex.

Wimm-Bill-Dann Foods OJSC

Project to obtain a secured loan worth $250 million from a foreign bank.

MTS OJSC

Project to float Eurobonds worth a total of $1,400,000,000.