Alexander Geda advises clients on banking and finance law in cross-border transactions. He works frequently with multinational banks and financial institutions on transactions with Russian parties and with Russia-based clients on international transactions. He is a Russian native and speaks fluent English. Alexander is eligible to practice in Russia only.
Acting for Sberbank Europe AG in connection with a EUR 50 million pre-export financing to CJSC "Belarusian Oil Company".
Acting for Sberbank Europe AG in connection with a EUR 50 million pre-export financing to BNK UK LTD.
Acting for Sberbank Europe AG in connection with a US$ 30 million financing to Fozmoza Electronics GMBH.
Acting for Sberbank Europe AG in connection with a US$ 50 million financing for Isolin Trade & Invest Limited, OCS Distribution Deutschland AG and Office Computer Systems Distribution LTD.
Acting for Bank of Moscow in connection with a RUB 4,2 billion financing to Milgreen Limited.
Acting for US Ex-Im Bank in connection with a US$ 53 million financing of VTB Leasing for buying equipment subject to further pledge in favour of US Ex-Im Bank.
Acting for VTB BANK (Austria) AG in connection with an up to US$ 50 million term loan facility for OOO "FIPS".
Acting for Nord Gold N.V. in connection with a US$ 500 million financing arranged by Deutsche Bank, Gazprombank, Natixis, Sberbank of Russia and Société Générale.
Advising VTB Bank (Austria) AG in connection with a US$ 50 million financing to JSC Sukhoi Civil Aircraft.
Advising a syndicate of banks arranged by ING Bank and BNP Paribas in connection with a US$ 180 million pre-export finance facility to Siberian Anthracite.
Advising the New York branch of Société Générale in connection with a US$ 67.5 million export finance facility to Polyus Gold, with the support of the Export-Import Bank of the United States.
Advising VTB Bank (Austria) AG in connection with amendments to a US$ 100 million lease financing facility for GE Logistics LLP.
Advising the International Finance Corporation in connection with a common equity investment of RUB 160 million and a RUB 650 million facility to OJSC KKS-Group.
Advising the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in connection with a EUR 32 million limited recourse financing of the construction of Technopark, a multifunctional industrial center in St. Petersburg, Russia, backed by a sponsor guarantee, a second-ranking mortgage, sponsor support agreement, and a share pledge.
Advising EBRD in connection with a EUR 40 million limited recourse secured financing of the construction of a series of large-scale warehouse buildings in Novosibirsk, Russia, backed by a sponsor guarantee and project support and share retention undertakings of the sponsor.
Advising EBRD in connection with amendments to a US$ 48.4 million facility for OOO Investitsionno Ipoetechnaya Kompania, secured by way of legal mortgage, assignment of a bank account, assignment of trade contracts, assignment of an insurance policy, and a pledge of shares.
Advising EBRD in connection with amendments to a US$ 150 million financing of Yug Rusi, backed by a guarantee and share retention undertaking of a number of Russian operating companies.
Advising a syndicate of banks arranged by VTB Bank (Deutschland) and ZAO Raiffeisenbank in connection with amendments to a US$ 250 million pre-export finance facility to Enisey, secured by assignment of crude oil export receivables.
Advising a syndicate of international banks with a claim of US$ 70 million in connection with two bankruptcy proceedings in respect of the entities of the Russian metallurgical group "Red October."
State University – Higher School of Economics, 2012, Law
Eligible in the Russian Federation
Awards and Affiliations
Recommended, Banking and Finance: Lender or Arranger Side, Russia, The Legal 500 EMEA (2021)
Recognized, Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Moscow, The Best Lawyers in Russia (2021)