Kristina Markova counsels clients on finance transactions, including secured and unsecured lending, syndicated finance, project finance, and acquisition finance. She represents clients in connection with several types of loan facilities. Kristina advises businesses facing insolvencies, including guiding clients in bankruptcy proceedings. A native of Russia, Kristina also is fluent in English. Before joining Morgan Lewis, Kristina was an associate in the banking and finance practice of another international law firm. She is eligible to practice in the Russian Federation only.
Acting for Evraz Group in connection with a US$ 900 million syndicated pre-export facility arranged by ING Bank and Deutsche Bank.
Acting for JSC VTB Bank in connection with the purchase of shares in JSC Otkritie Holding.
Acting for Sberbank Europe AG in connection with a EUR 20 million facility to Alcoholes Y Vinos S.A.
Acting for Export-Import Bank of the United States and JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association in connection with a US$ 53 million facility to OJSC VTB Leasing.
Acting for UniCredit New York in connection with a US$ 18 million facility to TMK.
Acting for Sberbank Europe AG in connection with a US$ 50 million unsecured facility to Mercuria Energy Trading S.A.
Acting for Raiffeisenbank International AG in connection with a EUR 10 million financing to Danieli Volga.
Acting for Sberbank Europe AG in connection with a US$ 50 million revolving loan facility for OCS Group.
Acting for VTB Group in connection with various repo trades.
Acting for UniCredit Bank Austria AG in connection with a USD 500 million unsecured term loan facility for Alrosa.
Acting for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in connection with a RUB 2.1 billion financing of JSC Vodokanal secured by a state guarantee.
Acting for VTB Bank (Austria) AG in connection with a USD 64 million unsecured facility for JSC “Kuzbasskaya Toplivnaya Company.”
Acting for VTB Bank (Austria) AG in connection with a USD 60 million revolving loan facility for Isolin Trade & Invest Limited and OCS Distribution Deutschland AG, secured by pledges and guarantees provided by members of OCS Group.
Acting for VTB Bank (Austria) AG in connection with amendments to a USD 185 million senior unsecured term loan facility for Alrosa.
Representing a syndicate of international banks with a USD 70 million claim in connection with two bankruptcy proceedings relating to entities of the Russian metallurgical group “Red October.”
Acting for VTB Bank (Austria) AG in connection with the bankruptcy proceedings of JSC “Finance Leasing Company.”
Acting for the Eurasian Development Bank in connection with a EUR 180 million syndicated facility for the development and construction of a woodworking plant in Tomsk, Russia.
Acting for VTB Bank (Austria) AG in connection with amendments to a EUR 40 million term loan facility and EUR 20 million revolving loan facility for LLC Trade House BMZ, secured by way of assignment of delivery contracts and off-take contracts.
Acting for the International Finance Corporation in connection with a USD 18.5 million facility for the development, construction, and startup costs of a new medical centre in Kazan, Russia, by AVA-Peter, a Russian medical services provider, secured by a mortgage of immovable property and pledges of shares in the borrower.
Saint Petersburg State University, Law Faculty, 2013, Master of Law
Saint Petersburg State University, Law Faculty, 2011, Bachelor of Law