Olga is a member of the antitrust, competition and trade group of the Moscow office.
Her experience includes advising clients in the industrial, commercial, financial and service sectors on various aspects of Russian antitrust law, the laws ‘On Foreign Investments’ and ‘On Foreign Investments in Strategic Assets’, including preparation of antitrust and foreign investment filings and obtaining clearance from the FAS and the Governmental Commission in charge of foreign investments in "strategic" assets. Olga speaks Russian and English.
Advising ABB, a leading power and automation technology group, on the Russian antitrust aspects of the acquisition of B&R, the largest independent provider focused on product- and software-based, open-architecture solutions for machine and factory automation worldwide.
Advising Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) on the merger control and "foreign strategic investment" aspects of its acquisition of 40% of Glencore Agricultural Business. The transaction concerned 20 merger and foreign investment filings in 17 jurisdictions, including filings in the EU, Russia and China.
Advising China National Chemical Corporation (aka ChemaChina), on the Russian antitrust and foreign investment aspects of the acquisition of German machinery maker KraussMaffei Group, including preparation of the antitrust and foreign investment filings and obtaining clearances for them from the Russian antitrust authority.
Advising Holcim Ltd. on the Russian merger control and “foreign strategic investment” aspects of its high profile merger of equals with Lafarge to create the world's largest cement producer with combined sales of £32bn across operations in some 90 countries around the world, including preparation of the antitrust and “foreign strategic investment” filings and obtaining clearances for them.
Advising Hapag-Lloyd, one of the world’s largest container shipping companies, on the Russian antitrust aspects of its merger with Dubai-based United Arab Shipping Co. (UASC) – making Germany’s Hapag-Lloyd the fifth-largest shipping company in the world. The deal, valued at $5.4bn, required regulatory clearances around the globe including the EU, North and South America and Asia.