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- Russia, CIS & Mongolia
Equity Primary Markets
London Stock Exchange
Tel: +44 (0)20 7797 4386


J.P.Morgan Baker & McKenzie Citi
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP EM Instinctif Partners
White & Case


J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $21.1 trillion of assets under custody and $412 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world. Further information about J.P. Morgan is available at


Baker & McKenzie was the first international law firm to open an office in Moscow in 1989. Since then we have built a reputation as an experienced and reliable legal adviser, combining deep knowledge of local law with seamless execution across borders and practices.

We are one of the largest and strongest legal teams in Russia, and our antitrust, dispute resolution, employment, mergers and acquisitions, tax, real estate, and intellectual property practices are consistently ranked among the country’s leading. Our offices in Moscow and St. Petersburg have more than 120 qualified lawyers combined, including 27 partners providing sophisticated legal advice to leading Russian and international corporations, banks and financial institutions.


Citi, the leading global financial services company, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. In 2012 Citi celebrated its 200 years anniversary from the moment of corporation’s foundation in 1812.

Citi is one of the oldest international investments banks on the ground in Russia. The Bank has been present in Russia since 1992 and has a fully-fledged integrated investment and corporate banking operations as well as Moscow based equity brokerage operations including comprehensive industry research coverage and sales and trading platforms. Citi has long been a leader in Russia equity issuance with particular strength in largest and innovative transactions. Citi has executed the largest number of jumbo Russian equity deals since 2007. In April of this year, Citi was named Best Investment Bank in CIS and CEE and Best Foreign Investment Bank in Russia by EMEA Finance magazine.


Debevoise Plimpton LLP is an international law firm that offers a diverse range of sophisticated legal services to businesses and individuals. Founded in 1931, the firm now has approximately 595 lawyers and offices in New York, Washington, D.C., Paris, London, Frankfurt, Moscow, Hong Kong and Shanghai. We are positioned to serve clients efficiently in each of the three major economic regions of the world – the Americas, Europe and Asia.

Our practice in Russia and the other Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries has grown steadily since its inception in 1987. Our Moscow office runs the firm’s business in the region, working closely with lawyers in our U.S. and Western European offices, many of whom have considerable experience with Russia/CIS projects. We represent companies in a wide range of industries and our clients include Russian, North American, European and Asian companies, whom we regularly advise on transactions and projects in Russia and other CIS countries. Throughout the years our firm has worked on some of the most prominent transactions in the region (with a combined list value over $200 billion USD in the past few years).


About EM
EM is the leading independent financial and corporate communications agency in Russia and the CIS. Through our London headquarters and market-leading team on the ground in Moscow, we offer services across financial PR, investor relations, IPO and M&A transaction support, crisis communications, reputation management and strategic advisory. Additionally, through affiliates, our global reach extends to New York, Frankfurt, Stockholm, Dubai and Hong Kong.

What makes EM  different

  • We have more senior professionals dedicated to Russia than any other international agency.
  • Collectively, we have decades of experience in Russia advising leading domestic and international companies (both in-house and agency-side) in times of crisis and opportunity.
  • We are the only agency in Russia to offer a fully integrated PR and IR offering.
  • We are young enough to be energetic and passionate about what we do, and experienced enough to be very good at it.
  • We are bilingual in both the linguistic and cultural senses, enabling us to translate Russia to the world, and the world to Russia.


Instinctif Partners (formerly known as College Hill) is a leading international financial PR consultancy. We are retained by some 600 corporate clients including 250 listed companies and employ 400+ people worldwide. Financial communications is our key area of expertise, but as part of our business model, the Group incorporates a number of complimentary business practices, which, between them, cater to our corporate clients’ wide spectrum of communication needs. 

Key practice areas include:

  • Financial communications and investor relations;

  • Corporate communications and stakeholder engagement;

  • Government relations and public affairs;

  • Branding, design, video and digital communications;

  • Employee and customer engagement.

        We are an international company with 20 owned offices across Europe, the US, Africa, Asia and Australia, and with partners in all capital centres. We run a successful business in Russia and CIS and we have an established office in Moscow. 


White & Case is a leading global law firm with approximately 2,200 lawyers across 26 countries. Among the first US-based law firms to establish a truly global presence, White & Case founded its London office in 1971 and its Moscow office in 1991. Our capital markets team advises investment banks, issuers and shareholders on the full range of equity and equity-linked instruments, including IPOs, follow-on and secondary offerings, as well as convertible and exchangeable bonds. We advise on listings of shares and equity related securities on stock exchanges in Russia, as well as for Russian companies seeking international listings.

White & Case is ranked as the Number One legal advisor for capital markets transactions in the CIS region by Bloomberg (2013). Throughout the past year, the firm has continued to advise on the majority of the biggest, most complex, and newsworthy IPO and SPO deals for Russian companies, with an aggregate transactional value of more than US$6 billion – further solidifying the firm’s reputation for consistent high-quality advice. Highlight work includes representing the underwriters in connection with the IPOs of the Moscow Exchange and ALROSA, the latter being the largest privatisation transaction since 2006 and the largest public offering of local shares in Russia. The firm’s Moscow, London and New York capital markets teams regularly work together in a seamlessly integrated manner, to provide Russian, English and US law capabilities and comprehensively meet all the demands of complex international securities transactions.