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ORIS advised:
PPP and Infrastructure
Project company on construction of Balkhash coal fired power plant with a capacity of 1320MW sponsored by Samruk-Energy and Samsung C&T (investments exceed US$5 bln) as a limited recourse project finance.
Macquarie Capital Group and Renaissance Capital through Macquarie Renaissance Infrastructure Fund in relation to participation in electrification of Makat – Kandyagash railway line.
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on financing of transport infrastructure, district heating, water supply and electricity supply in different regions of Kazakhstan.
Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) on various infrastructure projects.
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on financing of oil and gas and mining sectors.
Leading European company on operation of water and heating facilities under Public Private Partnership framework.
Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) on financing of reconstruction of sulfur acid plant, owned by two state owned enterprises National Atomic Company Kazatomprom and United Chemical Company.
Export and Import Bank of China (China Exim Bank) on financing of aluminum smelter construction in Pavlodar, sponsored by ENRC group.
Pilkington PLC on exit from the project on construction (jointly with the state owned Kazakhstan Investment Fund) of Float Glass Plant in Kazakhstan.
Compact GTL Limited in respect of construction of “gas to liquid” plant in Kyzylorda region.
Corporate and M&A
Independent Directors of KazMunaiGas Exploration & Production (a company listed on London Stock Exchange) in respect of 36.8% shares / GDRs buy-out offer, equivalent of more than US$2.5 bln, of National Company KazMunaiGas.
Major Chinese mining company on acquisition of mining field in Kazakhstan.
Major Korean Company SK C&C on acquisition of mining field and joint venture with local partner.
Samruk-Energy, the largest energy producer and member of Sovereign Welfare Fund Samruk-Kazyna Group, on acquisition of 50% at GRES-1 power plant, the largest power producer in Kazakhstan, from Kazakhmys group for a consideration of US$$ 1.3 bln. 
International bank, a creditor, at restructuring of Kazakhstan bank.
Kazakhtelecom on acquisition of assets in telecommunication sector.
Samruk-Energy, the largest energy producer and member of Sovereign Welfare Fund Samruk-Kazyna Group, on acquisition of coal mining assets.
Oil companies group on consolidation and potential sale to international strategic investor.
Samruk Green Energy on acquisition of the first wind power plant and a joint venture with National Company Social and Entrepreneur Corporation Zhetisu.
The flagship national oil company of India ONGC Videsh Limited (OVL) on proposed acquisition of a stake at Kashagan project for a consideration exceeding US$5 bln.
International banks on acquisitions of Kazakhstan banks and other finance institutions.
Shareholders of Senim bank on sale of Qazaq Bank to private investor.
Investment projects
Consortium of Japanese companies (led by Marubeni Corporation) on two uranium projects with Kazatomprom (investments exceed US$1 bln).
Russian Trading System, stock exchange, on a full set up of commodity exchange, a joint venture with Regional Financial Centre of Almaty (RFCA).
Leading European company on investment projects with KazMunaiGas group associated with three oil refineries in Kazakhstan.
Axens and Samruk-Kazyna group on a joint venture in engineering industry.
Astrium/Airbus on space industry development project with National Company Kazakhstan Garysh Sapary.
Asian Development Bank on implementation and improvement of corporate governance in Central Asia.
Nazarbayev University on establishment and development of National Research Cancer Center (with University of Pittsburgh Medical Center), Medical School (with University of Pittsburgh), Minerals and Energy School (with Colorado School of Mines), School of Humanities and Social Sciences (with University of Wisconsin-Madison).
SK Networks on set up of mining joint venture with Kazzinc.
Global Chemical on a joint venture with Halliburton.
Samruk-Energy, the largest energy producer and member of Sovereign Welfare Fund Samruk-Kazyna group, on People’s IPO.
International banks on their debt financing to Halyk Bank, Alliance Bank, Eurasian Bank, Astana-Finance and other financial institutions 
UBS, VTB Capital and Halyk Finance, as  co-arrangers, on Reg S US$ 200 mln debut Eurobonds issuance by Kazakhstan Engineering JSC, national military production company, with listing and offering on Irish Stock Exchange and Kazakhstan Stock Exchange.
Samruk-Energy, the largest energy producer and member of Sovereign Welfare Fund Samruk-Kazyna group, on the establishment of its Reg S/144A US$680 mln debut Eurobond programme of notes to be listed on the regulated market of the Irish Stock Exchange and Kazakhstan Stock Exchange, and on the first Reg S issue of US$500 mln thereunder.
BTA Ipoteka on its two residential mortgage-backed securitisation (RMBS) for a total of US$400 mln.
Arrangers on 144А / Reg S debut Eurobonds issuance by Kazakhstan Bank.
International banks on debt financing of railway transportation sector.
Lead managers, Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank, on US$700 mln London Stock Exchange Initial Public Offering of Halyk Bank.
Citigroup and Japan Bank of International Cooperation (JBIC) on a facility to APPAK, a part of National Atomic Company Kazatomprom group.
International banks, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Natixis, VTB Bank, BNP Paribas (Suisse), Standard Bank, Deutsche Bank, Citigroup and others on debt financing and pre-export financing to local companies.
National Atomic Company Kazatomprom on a US$450 mln facility from Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ, Citibank, Deutsche Bank, Mizuho Bank and Sumitomo Mitsui.


Our clients:
  • Air Liquide
  • Airbus (EADS)
  • EBRD
  • Kazakhtelecom
  • Mining International Company
  • Samruk Energy
  • Samruk Kazyna
  • Samsung
Our partners:
  • Allen & Overy
  • Chadbourne & Parke
  • Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
  • Clifford Chance
  • Clyde & Co
  • DLA Piper
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • Gide Loyrette Nouel
  • Herbert Smith Freehills
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Jones Day
  • Latham & Watkins
  • Linklaters
  • Orrick
  • Proskauer Rose
  • Simmons & Simmons
  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
  • Slaugther & May
  • Squire Sanders
  • SJ Berwin (King & Wood Mallesons)