Vsevolod Volkov specialises in capital market transactions, banking and finance, M&A in banking and financial sector, international commercial arbitration and construction. Mr. Volkov is an expert in planning corporate restructuring, investment and asset deals as well as private placement of securities and IPO. Overall, Vsevolod’s expertise is based on over thirteen years of legal practice in global international law firms, including Baker & McKenzie and Ukrainian law firms, ranking among TOP 10 law firms in Ukraine.
The track record of Mr. Volkov in the sphere of capital markets, banking and finance includes a number of successful multimillion projects on international and domestic lending and borrowing; international debt and equity capital market transactions, including issue of Eurobonds and GDRs; OTC derivatives and money market instruments; securities trading and custody, brokerage, factoring; M&A in banking and financial sectors.
Among the most prominent banking and finance projects led by Mr. Volkov there are:
advising State Enterprise “Financing of Infrastructural Projects” on three Eurobond issues (USD 568 mln, USD 690 mln, USD 550 mln) guaranteed by the State of Ukraine:
advising Lead Managers (Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley) in connection with the Rule 144A Eurobond issue for Ukreximbank (USD 500 mln):
Mr. Volkov advised, among others, such companies as: Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, VTB Capital, EBRD, International Finance Corporation, Interpipe Ukraine, WestLB AG, VAB Bank, Privatbank, CJSC Kyivstar, Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank AG, UniCredit Group, Kyiv Investment Group, ING Bank Ukraine, Hong Leong Bank, Raiffeisen Property Invest.
The track record of Mr. Volkov in the sphere of international commercial arbitration includes more than 20 multimillion arbitrations under the rules of Stockholm Arbitration Institute, International Chamber of Commerce, Swiss Rules and UNCITRAL. Respective disputes were related to construction, oil refinery, shipment and sea terminals, international sale of goods.
Mr. Volkov obtained a LL.M. degree at the University of Oxford and a a Master degree on International Law of the Taras Shevchenko Kiev National University.