Banks and finance

Banks and Finance sub practice is a dynamically developing subdivision of REVERA. Our team assists clients in advising on all types of debt financing issues on the borrower’s and lender’s side, refinancing and restructuring of financial debt, regulation of financial organizations, securities on foreign financial markets, launch and operation of fintech products, AML/KYC requirements.

REVERA is the largest full-service law firm in Belarus as we provide our clients with access to specialists with experience and cross-functional expertise, including tax, corporate law, capital markets and IT. It provides an opportunity to receive a comprehensive solution for your business challenges. 

We cooperate with leading law firms both in the region and around the world. If necessary, we will involve foreign experts in a multijurisdictional project ourselves.


 

1. Advising lenders and borrowers

2. Debt restructuring

3. Fintech and general financial regulation

4. Currency regulation and control

Great problem solving skills and out of the box thinking.

IFLR 1000

High level professional skills.

IFLR 1000

Experts in the field

Projects

IPO EvroTorg

Acting as a local legal advisor for the largest Belarusian grocery retail network – Eurotorg – in connection with its $300 million IPO and listing on the London Stock Exchange.

EBRD

Supporting EBRD in granting a secured loan in the amount of 20 million euros to EuroTorg LLC, a major Belarusian retail chain. We carried out legal auditing, analysed the loan agreement, elaborated and negotiated terms and conditions, monitored signature of documents on the provision of security and prepared a legal opinion.

Issue of EvroTorg's bonds on Moskow Stock Exchange

We assisted a major Belarusian retail chain, Eurotorg LLC, in placing their bonds at Moscow Exchange (MOEX), with a total value of 5,000,000,000 Russian roubles, in particular we issued a legal opinion on company’s capacity and validity of transaction documents. The placement became the first one of Belarusian corporate bonds in recent 10 years.

A EBRD's financial support programme

Advising to EBRD with regard to a prospective programme for the financial support of small and mid-sized businesses and environmental protection. The services involved interaction with main regulatory authorities, comprehensive analysis of models of provision of gratuitous financing (in particular, taxation matters and international obligations of the Republic of Belarus), and delivery of a comprehensive summary.

RosEximBank (Russian Exports Centre group)

Advising to RosEximBank with regard to providing of unsecured multi-million (EUR) loan to Eurotorg, a major Belarusian retail chain, including corporate Due Diligence, analysis of loan agreement, legal opinion on borrower’s legal capacity, advising on regulations with respect to currency exchange transactions beyond Belarusian territory and procedures required to open a bank account beyond Belarusian territory.

Cylinders Holding

Advising to Cylinders Holding, a major Czech commercial company having a subsidiary in the Republic of Belarus, with regard to providing of a secured loan (EUR 6,500,000) from SberBank (Czech Republic), including analysis of loan agreement and issuance of a legal opinion on borrower’s legal capacity.