Corporate & Commercial | 25 October 2016

After a significant downturn in the M&A activity in Russia in 2015 (by some calculations, up to 30% by volume), market analysts note substantial growth in Russian M&A deals in January and February of 2016, with real estate development and finance industries making up around 50% of the increase.  Such developments can be attributed to some degree to the low base of previous years and the desire of Russian investors to secure their Ruble assets against devaluation, but any growth is welcome news nonetheless. [Continue Reading]