Hogan Lovells and Skadden lead on landmark $1.65bn Russia retail deal
Hogan Lovells and Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom have taken lead roles on a $1.65bn (£1bn) acquisition by one of Russia's largest retailers. X5 Retail Group, the retail branch of financial-industrial conglomerate Alfa Group, has acquired rival retail chain Kopeyka in a deal expected to close later this month. Hogan Lovells advised X5 with a team led by Moscow managing partner and corporate head Oxana Balayan (pictured) and senior M&A counsel Richard Cowie. London tax partner Karen Hughes also advised on the deal.
Hogan Lovells and Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom have taken lead roles on a $1.65bn (£1bn) acquisition by one of Russia’s largest retailers.
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