tax - Ivanyan and Partners
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Resolving typical and unconventional tax issues

We advise corporate and private clients on all matters of tax planning strategy and tactics, both in Russia and abroad. Experience in managing big projects in various jurisdictions and partnerships with the best foreign tax advisors allow us to offer fully integrated business solutions that work efficiently on a global scale. The main areas of our work: tax structuring of Russian and cross-border M&A transactions, wealth planning and management for HNWI / UHNWIs, and tax disputes with a strong emphasis on pre-trial settlement.


Advised a big Russian bank on refinancing loans of a leading Russian real estate developer, including refinancing and a tax optimisation plan. Deal value: ₽120 bn (2022-2023)

Tax risk analysis and development of a tax mitigation plan in connection with acquisition by Gazprombank from Swedish Ingka Centres of the Russian Mega chain, 14 shopping centres with a total area of about 2.3 million sq. m. Deal value: over €2 bn (2023)

Advising a Russian private investor on options for ownership restructuring of an agricultural holding company with a view to its possible acquisition, including analysing the ownership structure and developing proposals for mitigating risks identified. Asset value: ₽8 bn (2023-present)

Advising a Russian investment group on exiting a joint meat-processing plant through sale of its stake to the joint venture partner, including finance and tax structuring. Deal value: ₽2.5 bn (2023)

Advised Xella, a big international producer of building and insulation materials, on implementing a new global transfer pricing policy. Matter value: €100 k+ (2020)

Advised one of the world’s biggest international construction companies on significant compensation for VAT surcharges in the context of a $590-m project for constructing an LNG-production facility in western Siberia (2018)

Tax structuring as part of all-around support for a multi-stage and multi-jurisdictional corporate restructuring of a leading Russian investment group in the context of its deoffshorisation. Matter value: $2bn+ (2015-2016)