Justin Vaughan advises clients on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), investments, joint ventures, strategic transactions, and corporate restructurings, with a particular focus on the energy, natural resources, financial institutions, and retail sectors. He also has experience with emerging markets, having spent several years working in Moscow. Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Justin was of counsel in the Moscow office of a leading international law firm.
Russian investment group United Capital Partners on the joint leveraged acquisition by a consortium led by it and European commodities trader Trafigura of a 49.13% stake in Essar Oil Limited and the Essar ports, refinery and retail businesses at an enterprise value of $12.9 bln, simultaneous with the acquisition of a 49.13% stake by Rosneft
Alstom Holdings in connection with the merger of CJSC «Transmashholding» (the largest manufacturer of trains and rail equipment in Russia) and LLC LocoTech-Service (the Russian leader in rolling stock maintenance) to create the fourth largest group in the world in terms of revenue, specialising in the creation, production and maintenance of rolling stock for rail transport
ONEXIM Group on the сa. US$639.59 million sale of 6% of shares in one of the world's leading aluminium producers United Company Rusal to Renova Assets Limited (or its affiliates)
Goldman Sachs and Baring Vostok on the acquisition of a 49.5% interest in Familia, a leading Russian off-price retailer
Beijing Gas Group on the US$1.1 billion acquisition of a 20% stake in Verkhnechonskneftegaz from Rosneft
Matters completed prior to joining Morgan Lewis.
University of Sydney, 2004, Bachelor of Laws, Honours 1
University of Sydney, 2000, Bachelor of Arts, Honours 1