Arkady Krasnikhin
Partner, Head of M&A and corporate practice

21, 1st Tverskaya-Yamskaya Str.,
Moscow, 125047, Russia

Tel.: +7 (495) 935 8010
Fax: +7 (495) 935 8011

«Excellent strategic judgement»

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Arkady Krasnikhin’s areas of practice include corporate law, M&A and finance. He has extensive experience of representing major Russian and international clients in acquisitions and mergers, structuring complex corporate and financial transactions, and providing day-to-day legal support.

Arkady has been involved in several projects in the areas of M&A and corporate law, including:

  • Advising an international investment group on the creation of a joint venture for the extraction and processing of precious metals.
  • Advising a major pharmaceuticals company on the creation of a joint venture for the development and manufacturing of medicines.
  • Advising a major oil and gas company on the sale of its foreign assets.
  • Advising Rosgeologia on a wide range of matters pertaining to corporate law, and providing legal support for corporate transactions.
  • Advising a Russian pharmaceuticals holding on matters of corporate restructuring.
  • Advising a shareholder of the fishing company Norebo Holding on the acquisition of a block of shares in the company from a foreign investor.
  • Advising a Russian company on the acquisition of a stake in a major transnational pipeline project including coordination of legal teams in several CIS jurisdictions.
  • Advising a state investment and development company in the United Arab Emirates on the creation of a joint venture with a Russian state investment fund to carry out energy infrastructure projects in Russia.
  • Providing legal support for the acquisition of a block of shares in Tele2 Russia by a consortium of investors.
  • Advising Metro Group on an agreement to sell the Real hypermarket chain to Auchan.
  • Advising and supporting a Russian company on a deal to acquire a thermal power plant.

Arkady joined Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners in 2004, and became a partner in 2007. He graduated with honours from the St. Petersburg State University School of Law and obtained an LLM degree from New York University. He is a member of the St. Petersburg Bar Association and is licenced to practise in the State of New York.

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