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Elena Nrtina

Elena Nrtina


Elena Nrtina focuses her practice on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, restructuring transactions, and other various corporate and financial matters. 

Elena advises clients across a wide variety of sectors with a particular emphasis on transactions in energy, oil and gas, communication, and manufacturing.  She also has experience in capital markets - she assisted issuers and underwriters on public offerings under Regulation S/Rule 144A.

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  • Represented a global oil company in its $55 billion acquisition of another oil producer that concerned numerous numbers of jurisdictions, including the EU, Latin America, BVI, Cyprus, Russia and some other CIS countries
  • Advised a South Korean telecommunications company on its sale of the telecommunications provider and the subsequent tender offer made by the buyer
  • Represented a European agricultural and construction equipment producer in establishing a joint venture with the Russian heavy trucks manufacturer and subsequent termination of the joint venture arrangements
  • Represented a global aluminium company in several debt restructuring transactions and assisted in the negotiations with the syndicate banks
  • Represented a major Russian internet company in its initial public offering on the London Stock Exchange
  • Russian
  • Corporate governance and practice, 2015
  • J.D., Lomonosov Moscow State University

Prior Experience

Prior to joining the firm, Elena worked at a reputable law firm in Moscow and was a fellow at one of the major international e-commerce companies in the Silicon Valley.