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For several years, Aleinikov & Partners has been working with the country’s major financial institutions, including the Development Bank of the Republic of Belarus. The company’s clients are included in the high-profile list – The Banker Top 1000.

We have gained considerable experience in project financing matters: Aleinikov & Partners has given support to a significant part of the domestic M&A transactions in the banking sector, advised on updating banks’ information infrastructure and software procurement, while the team’s knowledge of securities enabled us to act as legal adviser to the World Bank within the framework of an international technical assistance project for Belarus seeking to harmonize the provisions of the national laws and the EU Directives and IOSCO standards.

What we can help with:

  • Using a variety of financial market instruments;
  • Entering into loan agreements by banks;
  • Project financing and public private partnership;
  • Issues related to investment activities;
  • M&A transactions involving banks;
  • Regulation of payments, settlements, electronic money, and digital marks (tokens);
  • Securitization;
  • Issuance of blockchain bonds;
  • Mezzanine financing;
  • Trade financing;
  • Legislative work.

Projects

Alfa-Bank Belarus
Representation of Alfa-Bank (Belarus), a part of Alfa Group, one of the largest privately owned financial-investment conglomerates in Russia, in the M&A transaction to acquire a 99.98% stake in Fransabank More

Advising jointly with DLA Paper shareholders of Alfa-Bank (Belarus) on 100% acquisition of the Home Credit Group’s Belarusian subsidiary More

Bank BelVEB
Advising the company from the Bank BelVEB Banking Holding on the launch of the online investment platform FINSTORE.BY.

Evrotorg
Advising Evrotorg, a Belarus' major food retailer and the only country's issuer of eurobonds, on debt financing issues.

PromSvyazBank
Advising PromSvyazBank (Russia) on securing performance of obligations under the loan agreement.

Belarusbank
Advising Belarusbank that is among the largest financial institutions of Belarus on concluding a loan agreement with the consortium of Swiss banks (UBS AG, Credit Suisse AG, Zurcher Kantonalbank) aimed at financing of procurement of electrical trains produced by Stadler Bussnang AG for Belarusian Railways.

MTBank
Advising MTBank regarding entry into an agreement with Nordic Environment Finance Corporation (NEFCO) aimed at cooperative financing of projects in the field of energy efficiency.

Belarusbank
Assisting Belarusbank with attraction of the loan from Slovenska izvozna in razvojna banka (Slovenia) aimed at financing of purchase of equipment from Slovenian manufacturer by the Belarusian JSC.

Czech financial institution
Advising the Czech financial institution on the issues related to implementation of forfeiting scheme in Belarus.

BelAZ Trading House
Advising BelAZ Trading House on attraction of trade financing.

Belarusbank
Advising Belarusbank in respect of attraction of financing from Export-Import Bank of China for the purpose of implementation of the project aimed at constructing the plant for the production of sulfate bleached and rayon pulp.

More projects

Mikhail FedotovBoard Member of RVC

Mikhail Fedotov
Board Member of RVC

Aleinikov&Partners Law Firm supported InfraFund RVC on its investment in Belarusian startup Rocketdata.io. The firm’s team proved to be knowledgeable experts in corporate law issues. We are truly thankful to them for always being deep involved in the process and working in a very professional manner - that is what helped us achieve strong result. We also should notice that hard work which Aleinikov&Partners did on implementation in the Belarusian legislation of venture capital financing tools to make deals of this kind possible to be structured under local laws.

Andrey Zhishkevich Chairman of the Management Board of the Development Bank

Andrey Zhishkevich
Chairman of the Management Board of the Development Bank


The Development Bank of the Republic of Belarus expresses its sincere gratitude to the team of Aleinikov & Partners for providing highly professional legal advice as part of the study on the creation of a venture financing mechanism to be applied by the Bank. We note the professional competence of the company’s specialists, a responsible and individual approach to solving issues that arise.

The Development Bank highly appreciates the efforts and energy directed by the Aleinikov & Partners team to develop the venture ecosystem in Belarus. We firmly believe in the further successful development of our business and friendly relations and look forward to fruitful cooperation.

The Development Bank is completely satisfied with the results of working with Aleinikov & Partners and recommends the company as a reliable business partner.

Natalya LitvinovaMarketing director of «Syabar Brewery»

Natalya Litvinova
Marketing director of «Syabar Brewery»

Together with high quality of legal services we would like to mention efficiency, high involvement in the process and ability to foresee how things will turn out.

OneSoil raised $500,000 in a seed round

Aleinikov&Partners provided overall legal support to the consortium of investors including venture fund Haxus and angel investors Yuri Melnishek and Leonid Lozner on a wide range of issues related to investing in agri-tech OneSoil.

A&P Represented ASBIS in the Acquisition of the Belarusian Group of IT companies

Aleinikov & Partners has been represented ASBIS Group, one of the leading international distributors of information and communications technology products and solutions in EMEA Emerging Markets, headquartered in Limassol, Cyprus, as deal counsel in its 100% acquisition of the undisclosed Belarusian group of IT companies

DEAL.BY sustained its interests in the Supreme Court of Belarus

Chamber for Commercial Disputes of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Belarus affirmed court decisions of first and appeals instances in the DEAL.BY cases.