Bonum Capital Acquires 16% Stake in Koks PJSC

January 13, 2022

Cleary Gottlieb represented international investment firm Bonum Capital in the acquisition of 16% of shares in Koks PJSC from its shareholder Viktoria Kazak.

The transaction ended a long-lasting shareholder conflict between minority shareholder Viktoria Kazak and majority shareholder Yevgeny Zubitsky.

Bonum Capital is an international investment firm founded in 2013. Bonum Capital invests in various assets including private equity, international public markets, venture capital, and real estate in Russia. Bonum Capital also has vast expertise in distressed assets with high potential for shareholder value growth, including via synergy with other assets of industry players.

Koks PJSC is Russia’s largest producer of merchant coke and one of the cleanest coke plants in the world. Koks PJSC is the parent company of Industrial Metallurgical Holding (IMH), the commercial pig iron and commercial coke exporter and producer.