David I. Gottlieb’s practice focuses on capital markets transactions as well as public and private mergers and acquisitions. He has extensive experience in the firm’s capital markets and M&A practices in Russia.

David joined the firm in 1995 and became a partner in 2003. From 1995-1997 and from 2000-2009, he was resident in the New York office and from 1997-2000, he was resident in the London office. He was resident in the Moscow office from 2009-2010.

Notable Experiences

  • The Republic of Armenia in its $500 million Eurobond and simultaneous tender offer, and in its debut $700 million Eurobond offering.

  • The Hellenic Republic in its €3 billion notes offering, Greece’s first syndicated offering in the term bond markets after March 2010, and in its €1.5 billion notes offering, Greece’s second bond offering after it regained access to the international bond markets in April 2014.

  • HSBC Holdings in its inaugural $3.75 billion contingent convertible securities offering.

  • VTB Bank on the privatization of a 10% stake in the bank, in the form of GDRs listed on the London Stock Exchange, by the Russian Government.

  • Alfa Bank, Credit Suisse, and Renaissance Capital as lead managers in the $330 million Reg S/Rule 144A IPO and listing on the London Stock Exchange of ROS AGRO PLC.

  • J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley, and Renaissance Capital as lead managers in a $360 million Reg S/Rule 144A IPO and London listing of HMS Hydraulic Machines & Systems Group plc (HMS).

  • The Russian Federation in its $5.5 billion Eurobond offering, the first such offering by the sovereign in more than 10 years and its RUB 40 billion Eurobond, one of the largest-ever local currency Eurobonds.

  • Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley as dealer managers in an exchange offer by VimpelCom Ltd., a newly incorporated Bermuda company headquartered in the Netherlands, for all of the outstanding shares and ADSs of OJSC Vimpel-Communications, the first ever public cross-border U.S./Russian exchange offer.

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