Maxim Kobzev

Local Partner at White & Case LLP

Maxim Kobzev

Maxim Kobzev

Local Partner at White & Case LLP

Biography

White & Case LLP
Maxim Kobzev
Local Partner
Moscow

Expertise

Project Finance
Banking

Awards

White & Case Wins Most Innovative US Firm in Europe at IFLR Europe Awards
White & Case Wins Infrastructure/Energy Team of the Year at The Lawyer Awards 2011

Practice Experience
Maxim is a partner in our banking and finance practice and has extensive experience in international bank and project finance transactions, trade finance and acquisition finance transactions. He also advises on a broad range of projects in oil and gas and metals industries. Maxim regularly represents multilateral finance organizations, governmental agencies, major commercial banks and borrowers in their projects in Russia and the CIS.

His recent experience includes:

Representing TNK-BP in US$1.5 billion corporate finance facility from a syndicate of banks;
Representing Eurochem in US$1.3 billion pre-export facility from a syndicate of banks;
Representing Mechel on a US$350 million pre-export financing facility for Mechel Trading AG from international banks;
Advising export credit agencies, multilateral lenders and commercial bank lenders in connection with the US$20 billion project financing of the Sakhalin II (Phase 2) Integrated Oil & Gas Project in Russia;
Representing the sponsors and the project company, Nord Stream AG, in connection with the construction and financing of the Nord Stream gas pipeline project which runs from Russia to Germany through the Baltic Sea and the exclusive economic zones of Russia, Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Germany. This deal was named "2009 European Gas Deal of the Year" by Project Finance International;
Advising BNP Paribas as the lender of record on a US $500 million refinancing of the construction of the Rusal Khakas aluminium smelter, the first aluminium production facility to be built in Russia in the past 20 years and the longest tenor project financing in Russia at that time. Infrastructure Journal called the project a "rarely-seen 'pure' project financing in the Russian market";
Advising arrangers in connection with the provision of credit facilities to finance foreign sponsor-driven LBOs in Russia;
Advising China Development Bank in connection with loans to MegaFon;
Advising EBRD on its financing to Toyota Motor Manufacturing Russia in connection with a project for the construction of a passenger car assembly and manufacturing facility in St. Petersburg, Russia;
Representing En+ Group Limited, in its US$1 billion consensual financial restructuring, including an existing US$750 million syndicated facility and various bilateral facilities in Russia and involved over 30 financiers; and
Advising IFC on several secured financings to various Russian banks.


Bars and Courts
Qualified to practice law in the Russian Federation, 2002

Education
JD, Moscow State Institute of International Relations, International Law Faculty, 2002

Languages
English
Russian

Citizenship
Russian Federation

News

White & Case Advises on Financing of Second Phase of €7.4 Billion Nord Stream Pipeline Project

White & Case Advises On Major Post-crisis Project Financing in Russia


Publications

Special Update on Amendments to the Federal Law "On Concession Agreements"

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