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Hugo Stolkin

Corporate M&A Partner, London

"Hugo is an English Corporate M&A Partner. He advises the boards and senior management of corporations and banks on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, listings and governance and compliance matters."

Overview

Professional experience

Overview

Hugo has extensive experience in the London market and internationally across a range of sectors, including tech, fin tech, pharmaceuticals, energy, and natural resources. He has spent several years working in Linklaters’ Moscow office and his experience includes advising on transactions and governance matters in the Former Soviet Union, Central and South East Asia, China and Africa.

Work highlights
  • China’s Jingye on the acquisition of British Steel
  • Kongsberg Gruppen on the £500m acquisition of Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine
  • Ørsted on the divestment of 50% of South Fork, Revolution Wind and two New England offshore wind lease areas to Eversource
  • Novartis on the acquisition of Aspen Japan’s distribution business
  • Bayer AG on the £1bn acquisition of KaNDy Therapeutics
  • Glencore on its €10.2bn acquisition, together with QIA, of a 19.5%. stake in Rosneft and subsequent disposal
  • BP on the US$1.6815bn sale of its 50% stake in Shanghai SECCO Petrochemical Company
  • Glencore on the acquisition of Chevron’s South African and Botswanan downstream assets

Professional experience

Further deals
  • The independent directors of KazMunaiGas EP on several potential transformative M&A transactions and other matters
  • KAZ Minerals Plc on acquiring the Baimskaya copper project in Chukotka for US$900 million and subsequent project development
  • EVRAZ plc, in relation to the sale of AO UCC Yuzhkuzbassugol, a leading Russian coal producer which mines various forms of metallurgical coal, to PAO Raspadskaya
  • Halyk Bank on the secondary public offer of GDRs and shares by its major shareholder, Almex
  • Nexi on its merger with Nets
  • Visa on the acquisition of the Rambus payment and ticketing businesses
  • Switzerland’s SIX Group on the CHF3 billion disposal of SIX Payment Services to France’s Wordline
  • Charoen Pokphand Food PCL on several food and agriculture sector acquisitions