7 July 2015
Antitrust practice team of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Obtained Pre-closing Clearance of FAS Russia for the Purchase of Shares in Norbert Dentressangle SA by XPO Logistics in Record-Breaking time

In June 2015, the US logistics company XPO Logistics announced the acquisition of a controlling stake in the French company Norbert Dentressangle SA. The antitrust practice team at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners represented XPO in connection with obtaining clearance from the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia, and was able to secure a positive decision from the FAS in record-breaking time.

Under the project, XPO Logistics was represented by Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners’ counsel Anna Numerova and senior associate Elena Kazak, supervised by partner and head of the M&A and corporate law practice Arkady Krasnikhin.