Corporate restructuring

Want to restructure your international or domestic group of companies to build a transparent consolidated corporate structure, upgrade operational and tax efficiency, optimise the corporate governance and management system, prepare for an initial public offering, joint venture or sale of the business? Then you have come to the right place. Our cross-industry approach to restructuring projects is renowned in the marketplace.
From carrying out diagnostic assessments of existing corporate structures to implementation or establishment of a new corporate structure and completing anti-monopoly approvals, we provide a full range of integrated restructuring solutions to both domestic and cross-border companies.

What makes us different from others

  • Outstanding experience in restructuring projects
  • Joint teams within PwC comprised of specialists in taxation (corporate and personal), corporate finance, investment funds, financial services regulation and private wealth
  • Offices with experienced teams in 80 countries across Europe, the CIS, Central and South America, Australia and Asia
  • Recommended by some of the leading international and Russian ratings: Legal 500, PLC Which lawyer and

Our services

  • Due diligence/diagnostics of existing corporate structure
  • Advice on structuring of transparent, consolidated, investor-friendly and efficient corporate structures including pre-IPO, pre-sale and joint venture structuring
  • Advice on options to migrate from existing corporate structure to target corporate structure
  • Best practice advice on optimisation of corporate governance and management systems (e.g. advice on setup and operation of management companies)
  • Restructuring implementation support, including project management and assistance with regulatory clearances (e.g. antimonopoly approvals)
  • Establishing Personal Holding Mechanisms for owners of the business at the top of the corporate structure (see our “Private clients” section for details)

Our experience

  • Restructuring of the largest Russian railway company operating in the area of grain transportation
  • Restructuring of a major Russian meat producer and manufacturer
  • Restructuring of a major Russian cinema chain
  • Pre-sale restructuring of a major Russian food importer
  • Pre-sale restructuring of one of the largest Russian retail banks
  • Restructuring of RAO UES and its successors in light of Russian energy reforms
  • Restructuring major Russian energy holding in connection with reform of the corporate management structure
  • Advising a leading Russian car dealer on restructuring
  • Restructuring one of the largest coal-extracting companies in Russia
  • Assisting a major Russian mining and metallurgical holding in restructuring its major shareholding and pre-IPO restructuring
  • Advising a leading Russian media holding on creating a transparent, consolidated, investor-friendly and efficient corporate structure
  • Restructuring a leading Russian car producer
  • Advising one of the largest European chemical producers on a consolidated and investor-friendly corporate structure, as well as on various foreign corporate law issues

Contact us

Dmitry Zhdanov
Tel: +7 (495) 967-6059

Artem Moyseenko
Tel: +7 (495) 967 6293

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