Partners, counsel and associates

Mikhail Kochergin

Mikhail Kochergin
Associate
Mikhail focuses on banking and finance transactions under Russian and foreign law, including bilateral and syndicated financing, project and pre-export financing, ECA-covered financing, and restructurings of existing loan portfolios. He also represents clients in courts, in particular as part of bankruptcy proceedings.

Mikhail participated in updating Russian foreign exchange and currency control legislation to simplify the currency control procedure for transactions backed by EXIAR (Russian Agency for Export Credit and Investment Insurance).

Mikhail has advised
  • EXIAR (i) on structured syndicated financing up to €14.5bn to a Russian gas producer (2016 EMEA Deal of the Year according to Euromoney – Trade Finance)
    (ii) on $30m aircraft financing provided by a Russian state-owned bank to an Irish company
  • a syndicate of European banks on a syndicated structured pre-export finance facility of up to $525m to a leading Russian mineral fertilizer producer
  • a group of Russian metallurgical companies on restructuring the group’s syndicated and bilateral credit facilities, including a $950m syndicated structured loan
  • A syndicate of international banks in Russian commercial courts on the bankruptcy proceedings of the borrower and guarantor (total amount of claims: $70m)

Work experience

2017 – present
Ivanyan & Partners
Associate

2015 – 2017
Russian Agency for Export Credit and Investment Insurance
Senior Legal Advisor, Project Manager for Insurance legal support

2012 – 2015
Gide Loyrette Nouel
Trainee, Paralegal, Associate

Education

The Higher School of Economics (Russia)
Diploma in Law
Kadashevskaya nab., 14, bldg. 3 Moscow, 119017, Russian Federation+7 495 647 00 46 / +7 495 647 00 45msk_office@iplf.ru