real estate & investments - Ivanyan and Partners
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Providing legal protection of real estate investments

We lead on large and mid-sized real asset investment projects in Russia and abroad. Legal services rendered range from setting up investment structures in various jurisdictions to advice on real estate transactions, financing, and management. We also advise on subsoil use, land and water rights, territorial development, and industrial and commercial construction, in particular, on the drafting of contracts for construction, design, support to PPP projects, and compliance with environmental and other regulatory requirements. Aided by other firms’ practices, we also assist in the tax structuring of deals with real assets and judicial defence of real estate rights.

experience

Advised Gazprombank on the real estate deal of the year — acquisition from Sweden’s Ingka Centres of the Russian Mega chain, 14 shopping centres with a total area of 2.3 million sq. m. Asset value: over €2 bn (2023)

Advising on a PPP project for construction of the Eastern Rail Polygon, Russia’s biggest transport infrastructure development project providing for expansion of the Baikal-Amur Mainline and the Trans-Siberian Railway, the two main railway lines connecting Russia and Asia. The advice has included drafting documentation for a private concession initiative and concession agreements. Matter value: ₽493 bn ($8 bn) (2022-present)

Provision of all-round legal support for comprehensive reconstruction of the St Petersburg Sports and Concert Complex (SKA Arena) based on a concession agreement between the firm’s client and the Government of St Petersburg. Deal value: ₽73 bn (2018-present)

Advising a financing party in connection with several large-scale road building projects: a highway in the Kursk Region (₽95 bn), the M-49 toll road in St Petersburg (₽23.8 bn) and the Northern Omsk Bypass (₽63.2 bn), including drafting of concession agreements (2022-present)

Advising a financing party regarding concession agreements for construction of social infrastructure facilities in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk — a university campus and a new 300-bed surgery building, including preparation of the necessary documentation. Project value: over ₽35.1 bn (2023-present)

Advising a leading leasing company in connection with acquisition of a big class-A business centre in Moscow. Deal value: ₽100 bn (2023-present)

Advising on a private concession initiative for building two major bypasses for the Russian metropolis of Nizhny Novgorod, including drafting a concession agreement. Matter value: ₽170 bn ($3.1 bn+) (2022-present)

Providing legal support for a large-scale project for building a new highway in the Moscow Region to reduce significantly the load on the Moscow City Ring, including drafting an addendum to the concession agreement for raising financing, and drafting and negotiating the general contractor agreement. Matter value: ₽156 bn ($2.5 bn) (2022-present)