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Sergey Komolov specializes in corporate transactions and finance, both in Russia and abroad. As Managing Partner of our Moscow office and a member of our Mergers & Acquisitions and Finance practices, Sergey represents clients in a variety of complex projects and transactions.

Sergey counsels clients in corporate acquisitions, joint ventures, public and private finance, banking and corporate restructurings, as well as providing general corporate and transactional advice. Counting some of Russia's biggest corporations among his clients, he has been involved in groundbreaking mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and other complex transactions, both in Russia and abroad.

Also experienced in cross-border litigation and arbitration, Sergey has co-managed several high-profile cases in London, New York and other jurisdictions. And with experience in the World Bank's Legal Department, he is knowledgeable about the policies and practices of international financial institutions.

Previously, Sergey was General Counsel to one of Russia's largest banks. In this role, he oversaw complex projects and transactions, including private and syndicated borrowings; bond and note transactions; structured financings; securities and derivative deals; establishment of investment funds; securitizations; and bank mergers.

Before practicing law, Sergey had a distinguished career in the Russian diplomatic service. He has authored numerous articles on legal and political issues for leading international and Russian publications.

Sergey has been recognized by Who's Who Legal: CIS 2010 for Banking, Insolvency and Restructuring. He has also been listed by Chambers Global and Chambers Europe in Corporate and M&A, Russia, in 2009 and 2010. The Legal 500 EMEA has ranked Sergey for Corporate and M&A, Russia, in 2010 and 2013, and for Capital Markets, Russia, from 2005 through 2008. And PLC Which Lawyer? cited Sergey for Capital Markets: Debt and Equity, Russia, for 2008 and 2010.

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Credentials

J.D., Moscow State Institute for International Relations, with distinction

LL.M., Georgetown University, with distinction

New York

Russia

Russia (Admitted 6/7/1982)

Russian

French

English

Corporate and M&A: Russia, K&S Practice


Chambers Global and Chambers Europe, 2016, 2017

Corporate and M&A: Russia, K&S Practice


Legal 500 EMEA, 2013–2017

Corporate and M&A: Russia


Legal 500 EMEA, 2010, 2013

Banking, Insolvency and Restructuring


Who's Who Legal: CIS, 2010

Corporate and M&A: Russia


Chambers Global and Chambers Europe, 2009, 2010

Markets: Debt and Equity, Russia


PLC Which Lawyer? 2008, 2010

Capital Markets: Russia


Legal 500 EMEA, 2005–2008

Matters

Represented one of the biggest Russian natural resources groups on several joint ventures and acquisitions.

Advised several big Russian banks in connection with asset deals, complex secured financings, mezzanine finance projects, and other transactions.

Supervised legal work on the first-ever negotiated financial restructuring of a major Russian bank.

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Represented one of the biggest Russian natural resources groups on several joint ventures and acquisitions.

Advised several big Russian banks in connection with asset deals, complex secured financings, mezzanine finance projects, and other transactions.

Supervised legal work on the first-ever negotiated financial restructuring of a major Russian bank.

Advised some of the top Russian real estate development groups on acquisitions and dispositions of assets.

Matters

Represented one of the biggest Russian natural resources groups on several joint ventures and acquisitions.

Advised several big Russian banks in connection with asset deals, complex secured financings, mezzanine finance projects, and other transactions.

Supervised legal work on the first-ever negotiated financial restructuring of a major Russian bank.

See more
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Matters

Represented one of the biggest Russian natural resources groups on several joint ventures and acquisitions.

Advised several big Russian banks in connection with asset deals, complex secured financings, mezzanine finance projects, and other transactions.

Supervised legal work on the first-ever negotiated financial restructuring of a major Russian bank.

Advised some of the top Russian real estate development groups on acquisitions and dispositions of assets.

Credentials

J.D., Moscow State Institute for International Relations, with distinction

LL.M., Georgetown University, with distinction

New York

Russia

Russia (Admitted 6/7/1982)

Russian

French

English

Corporate and M&A: Russia, K&S Practice


Chambers Global and Chambers Europe, 2016, 2017

Corporate and M&A: Russia, K&S Practice


Legal 500 EMEA, 2013–2017

Corporate and M&A: Russia


Legal 500 EMEA, 2010, 2013

Banking, Insolvency and Restructuring


Who's Who Legal: CIS, 2010

Corporate and M&A: Russia


Chambers Global and Chambers Europe, 2009, 2010

Markets: Debt and Equity, Russia


PLC Which Lawyer? 2008, 2010

Capital Markets: Russia


Legal 500 EMEA, 2005–2008